1/5. The playwright Simon Gray begins his diaries for 2004 sitting at his usual table in the bar of a hotel in Barbados. With little yellow-chested birds settling on the rim of his fruit punch, the sea - in Caribbean blue - in front of him and the waiters setting tables behind him, he remembers why his family christened him a Jouncer. Read by Nigel Anthony and abridged by Jane Marshall. By Simon Gray. Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Year of the Jouncer is available for £12.99 (RRP E14.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirectsparkledirectcom
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Tennessee's Women
A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams's great heroines.
1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
2/2. Joshua Rozenberg looks at the impact of the International Criminal Court's decision to issue arrest warrants against the leaders of a rebel army in northern Uganda and asks who will be the first to appear before international judges in The Hague. He challenges the decision by the United States not to become a member of the ICC and asks how the court can ever achieve its ambitions without American support, producer Brian King
4/6. Keeping Mum. It's Stella's birthday and it's a big one, with a nought on the end. Surely it's the perfect time for a big family get-together? By Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson. Producer/Director Elizabeth Freestone
1/5. RF Delderfield's classic novel of life between the wars. It is 1918, and Davy-Powlett Jones, invalided out of the trenches, faces a new start in life. Dramatised by Shaun McKenna. This series continues at the same time tomorrow and throuah the week, concluding on Friday.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
Rupert Smith on RF Delderfield's paean to education: plll
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. Producer Louise Greenwood PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
1/5. Swansong. A schoolgirl's funeral prompts a journey back in time for Louisa. But why do her stupid boots keep beating out the chorus of Heartbreak Hotel? Written by Shena Mackay and read by Barbara Flynn. A week of stories about heartbreak to mark Elvis Presley's first hit - Heartbreak Hotel - in 1956.
1/5. Ancient Walls. A week of exploration into dry-stone walls. These familiar landscape features speak volumes about British history and way of life. Yorkshire farmer Tom Lord tells Peter France why he thinks his walls could be
800 years old and built to deter wolves. Producer Mary coiweii
4/11. Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Tim Rice and Stephen Fry are this week's panellists under the watchful eye of Nicholas Parsons at the Mermaid Theatre, London.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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Mark Lawson with the verdict on Steven Spielberg 's film Munich, about the aftermath of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics. Producer Sally Spurring
See also Munich: Operation Bayonet tonight at 11.20pm on BBC2, and Munich: Mossad's Revenge on Thursday at 10pm on Channel 4 Agents of death: page 25
11/5. This Property Is Condemned. A little girl in ragged clothes walks along the railtracks near her abandoned home. She dreams of being like her late sister, pursued by handsome admirers. But is this a suitable role model? From the play by Tennessee Williams , adapted by Anna Linstrum.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated from 10.45am
3/4. Ever since the Turkish army invaded and occupied northern Cyprus in 1974, the partition of the island between ethnic Greeks and Turks has seemed set in stone. But the first green line through the capital was drawn ten years earlier by a British general. Throughout 1964 British troops were on the island, supposedly for peacekeeping. But were they really bringing peace? Mike Thomson uncovers the existence of a British spy-ring and examines evidence that suggests that the real motives of some of the peacekeepers were less than honourable. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
An attempt to make some sense of the pulses, throbs, ticks and beats that measure out life, with help from people who have a particular interest in them, including a watchmaker, a heart surgeon, a drummer, a clock-repairer and a heart-transplant patient. Producer Tom Aiban
2/9. Arctic Wolves. Enduring biting winds, sub-zero temperatures and frostbite, Justin Anderson goes in search of white-coated wolves in Canada. His quest, in a vast, hostile landscape, is far from easy, but his perseverance is rewarded in an unforgettable encounter, Producer Sarah Blunt
11/15. "I am not quite sure." Adela's accusation works to its inevitable end when she faces Aziz across a crowded court room. Abridged from EM Forster's novel by Sally Marmion and read by Samuel West. Producer Di speirs
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