1/5. The musings of an alternative traveller as Daniel Kalder goes in search of Russia's forgotten states. Today he visits Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, and enters the empty mosque of Kul Sherif and the Tatar parliament. Read by Mark Bonnar. and abridged by Fiona McAlpine. Producer Clive Brill
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As regulation brings a new respectability to the security industry, Jon Silverman asks how far we face a blurring or roles between the commercial sector and the police, including the possibility of private guards using powers Of arrest. Producer John Tuckey
3/4. Bille's journey into adulthood continues among the lively community of exiles gathered in the Mediterranean.
But it is not long before she returns to the sanity that is
I nnrinn Ru Philip Rpdford. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.
Producer/Director Celia de Wolff
- Carol Ann Duffy 's startling and passionate set or love poems, which won this year's TS Eliot Prize adapted
- for radio by the poet herself. The poems, which deal with the impact of love, are read by Fiona Shaw. Some are set to music by singer Eliana Tomkins and feature musicians Guy Barker (trumpet and f lumpet),
Karen Street (accordion/digital accordion), Dominic Ashwortn (guitar) and Nic France (percussion). Producer/Director Graham Frost
1/5. Thirst. An act of kindness yields some miraculous results for a down-trodden woman in Nepal. The first story in a week of new Scottish writing. Written by Merryn Glover and read by Gayanne Potter , producer Kirsty Williams
51/90. The Sepoy Rebellion 2/2. After two years of dreadful fighting, the British in India began to get the upper hand. By Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Hugo Speer ,
Jemma Redgrave , Christopher Eccleston , Denis Lawson and Vincent Ebrahim. producer Pete Atkin
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9/11. Clement Freud , Paul Merton and Tony Hawks are among this week's panellists vying for the greatest gift of the gab. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair. From the Northcott Theatre, Exeter. producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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- 1/10. Jane Michaels thought that she and her husband James had no secrets from each other. But
- when he dies suddenly he leaves her not only an unfinished property redevelopment project but also a number of unanswered questions. An original crime story hv Alison Joseph.
Producer/Director David Hunter Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/3. Talking Turkey. Edward Stourton reveals what really went on behind the scenes during the six months of Britain's presidency of the European Union.
Britain is promoting Turkey's accession to the European Union, but there is fierce resistance from some member states and dark mutterings about "a clash of civilisations". Foreign Secretary Jack Straw reveals how he left the negotiations and literally banged his head against the wall, and Tony Blair talks about last-minute phone calls to Ankara in order to clinch the deal. Producer Mark Savage
4/13. The Philippines. How has life changed for ordinary Filipinos since more than a million of them marched on Manila 20 years ago this week? Two Filipino journalists offer their unusual take on the state of the economy by visiting Manila's shopping malls and shanty towns. Repeated from Thursday
7/9. Planet Earth. As a curtain raiser to BBCVs Planet
Earth, Paul Evans goes behind the scenes and hears from some of the team about their experiences during the making of this lavish natural history series. These include close encounters with polar bears and snow leopards, terrifying helicopter descents and journeys through caves filled with poisonous gas. Producer Sarah Blunt
6/10. Naomi Alderman 's witty and insightful debut novel set in Hendon's Jewish Orthodox community continues.
Ronit and a shameful suspicion are at the heart of hushed and whispered conversations. Read by Sara Kestelman and Tracy-Ann Oberman. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Elizabeth Allard
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