: The Sailor inthe Wardrobe
3/5. Life at the harbour is disturbed by an old feud. Continuing Hugo Hamilton 's memoir of his adolescence, read by Stanley Townsend. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Judy Merry. Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Abbots Leigh). Isaiah 33, W17-22. God Is Our Hope and Strength (Luther). The Lord Is King! (Church Triumphant). Director of music Barry Rose. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
New series 1/3. Historian Bettany Hughes re-evaluates one of the most creative and complicated partnerships in the Western world, that between the millennium's most inspired artists and the family who supported them. The Medici family is a name synonymous with the Renaissance but why did these bankers act as patrons to artists like Michelangelo and Donatello - was it a love of art or something altogether more Sinister? Producer Philip Sellars
Bettany Hughes takes a walk on the wild side: page 123
1/3. Celebrating the art of Ronnie Barker , as featured in the award-winning series Lines from My grandfather's Forehead, a sequential entertainment j first broadcast in 1972. Also featuring Terence Brady , Pauline Yates and Gordon Langford (piano). Producer John Fawcett Wilson (Revised repeat)
In this comedy about the clash of spiritual and human yearning, an overweight Glasgow minister faces a mid-life crisis. When the 23-stone Reverend "Plum" Duff is suspected of having an affair with both the son and the wife of his session clerk he turns to drink and his ukelele for support. By Alastair Jessiman.
Producer/Director Bruce Young
Man in park:
3/5. RSI. Rumours fly around a north-east fishing village as the Creator seems to succumb to the illness that took his father - but could there be a simpler explanation? By Bill Duncan. Read by John Buick. For details see Monday
48/90. The First Sikh War. One remarkable first-hand account bears witness to the fact that the Punjab in the 1840s was the scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in the whole story of the British empire. For details see Monday
2/6. The series in which this week's guest becomes next week's interviewer. Barry Cryer grabs the microphone to interview his chosen guest, Mark Thomas. Barry asks
Mark about growing up with a Thatcherite dad, becoming a political activist and his first love, stand-up comedy. Producer Tilusha Ghelani
3/5. Gilded Lambs. Previously, Nina has only had a professional relationship with the owners of the export business for whom she does regular translation work. That is, until today, when she's asked to translate a personal letter and discovers a long-buried secret. By Anjum Malik.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
5/10. Michael Buerk chairs the live debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Michael Portillo , Ian Hargreaves and Steven Rose cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
The series on short-lived political parties concludes with a look at the Trotskyite Militant Tendency, which operated as a party within the Labour Party until its members were dramatically expelled in the 1980s. Shaun Ley hears from former Labour leader Lord Kinnock, Baroness Boothroyd, Derek Hatton and Peter Taaffe.
Producer Rob Shepherd Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
2/2. Asthma, Living on a Knife Edge. Jenny Negus is 29 and one of 2.6 million people in the UK who suffer from severe asthma. She is regularly hospitalised, reacts badly to steroids and is desperate to find an alternative. She visits leading doctors and researchers to see how much progress researchers have made in investigating and treating this condition. What are the new vaccines and inhibitors, and could vitamin D prove an unlikely cure? Producer Emily Jeal
by Graham Duff.
1/6. Mark Gatiss stars as Professor Nebulous, the director of KENT (the Key
Environmental Non-judgemental Taskforce) in 2099. Professor Nebulous and his team of eco-troubleshooters investigate a series of deaths at the last remaining vegetarian colony.
2/3. When Martin becomes a bestselling author with The Notion of Nation, his scathing attack of Britain under New Labour, Charles finds himself commissioned by the government to bring his friend down a peg or two, a commission he's keen to accept.
For cast and further details see yesterday
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