1/5. In October 1888 Paul Gauguin 's arrival at the Yellow House, in Aries in the south of France, was greeted with great delight by his host, Vincent van Gogh. Thus began eight weeks of the most celebrated cohabitation in art history. By Martin Gayford , read by Jamie Glover. Abridger/Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Yellow House by Martin Gayford is available for E13.50 (rrp £14.99) 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.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
New series 1/3. Every year the Prison Service takes graduates onto its fast-track governor training schema
Presenter Clare English has unique access to the progress of these young governors, and asks whether they have the life skills to take on this enormous responsibility. As they learn how to disarm violent prisoners and resist psychological manipulation, they voice their fears and aspirations for their new careers. Producer Deborah Dudgeon
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4/6. Motherhood. Pam Ayres packs this series with her poetry anecdotes and sketches, with the help of Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead. producer Claire Jones
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The first of a week-long series looking at multiple sclerosis. The experts explain what it is, while the diaries of people with MS give an insight into living with the disease.
Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.
2/4 The Sea Change The fair is in town and the star attraction is the Little Mermaid. Even McLevy is not immune, but he can't rid himself of the feeling that somewhere, misdeeds are afoot. By David Ashton.
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Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer Jennifer Clarke
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1/5. Another chance to hear four stones with music based on George Gershwin 's masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue.
The Rhapsody Blues. A young black pianist is witness to the premiere of the Rhapsody. Written by Candace Allen and read by Ricky Fearon. Producer Peter Everett
1/4 Writers and artists discuss the challenges of using
Einstein's ideas in their work. Today artist Cornelia Parker talks about Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View, her re-creation and comment on the Big Bang, which Einstein's theories predicted. Producer Rami Tzabar
Fat has become a dirty word, synonymous with obesity and ill health but, at one time, a good Sunday roast wasn't complete without a generous rim of fat. So how has fat become SO vilified? Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm
4/9. Exchanging favourite quotations, jokes and anecdotes are Jeremy Beadle , Valerie Grove , Lisa Jardine and Christopher Brookmyre. The reader is
William Franklyn. Presented by Nigel Rees , from the British Library in London. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/5. Smile Everyone! A strained family reunion culminates in the taking of a photograph. Everyone is momentarily looking at the camera and smiling - rewriting the whole miserable family history. A series of dramatic monologues told just at the instant when a camera is pointed at the subject, and a vision of a whole life flashes by. Written by Charlotte Cory.
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Producer/Director Pam Fraser-Solomon Repeated from 10.45am
According to the legend of St Helena, around 325 AD, an elderly woman endured an arduous journey to Jerusalem to make the greatest archaeological find of all time - unearthing the True Cross. Malcolm Billings goes on the mysterious trail of this Roman empress. He asks whether she was really, as legend has it, the daughter of Old King Cole, or rather a Turkish lady of the night. And he asks whether it was possible that she genuinely found the Cross of Christ. Producer Hugh Levinson
10/13. South Africa. Home to the remnants of battalions of Angolan soldiers who fought for the apartheid regime, the town of Pomfret is now in the sights of the South
African Government as it seeks to stamp out mercenary activity and raze the town to the ground. The inhabitants believe that the Government is simply taking revenge for the past. Repeated from Thursday
Sankha Guha travels into the heart of the Indian jungle to track Hinduism's and India's greatest and most revered animal - the tiger. Using the extraordinary sounds of the jungle's wildlife to guide him, he encounters an ancient tribe who, it is said, "walked with the tigers", and uncovers the shocking truth of how close the tiger is to extinction. Producer Mark O'Brien
11/15. Sarah Waters 's new novel. The moving story of three women and their love affairs, set in 1940s
London. The war has ended but its aftershocks linger.
A riveting mystery story that unravels backwards from 1947 to 1944, and finally to 1941. Read by Rosalind Ayres. Abridger/Producer Martin Jarvis
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1/5. Announced on Monday last week, the first chance to hear the final five stories, chosen from 1,400 entries from published writers ranging from past masters to the newer writers on the block. Producer Elizabeth Allard
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