New series 1/8. International Law. Clive Anderson presents the law programme that debates the legal issues of the day Since the Second World War, Britain and the US have been at the forefront of developing international law. But how much have these global agreements been damaged by events such as Guantanamo Bay and the Iraq
War? International lawyer Philippe Sands and former US State Department legal adviser William H Taft are among the guests. Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm
New series 1/5. For the last ten years, the health service in Sri Lanka has been overwhelmed with cases of young people attempting suicide. Jolyon Jenkins talks to British doctor Michael Eddleston about his research in Sri Lanka. trying to understand the reasons behind the suicide epidemic, and looking for an antidote. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
112. The West Runton Elephant. Jessica Holm turns detective to solve an ancient murder mystery from
- the fossil records. She visits West Runton in Norfolk to investigate the mysterious death of a huge mammoth about 700,000 years ago. Producer Joanne Stevens
2/2. The Hen-Pecked Husband. A man of extreme weakness or total apathy, the hen-pecked husband had been at the sharp end of comedy for generations - and usually at the sharp end of his wife's s tongue. Kathy
Staff explores the hen-pecked man in all his backbone-less glory. Producer Angela Sherwin
Myths and realities are exposed as the causes of MS are analysed. With John Waite and Peter White. Including at
12.30 Call You and Yours.
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3/4. Coleman Hawkins. Coleman Hawkins was the original tenor sax player, the man who raised the instrument from the ranks of the American military band to the front line of jazz. Ken Clarke talks to
John Dankworth about "Hawk" and his legacy. Producer Paul Evans
A traveller passing through a remote village finds himself at the centre of a desperate request when a deserted mother implores him to cure her only son. Another chance to hear this beautiful, touching story by Nick Warburton , hacoH nn Buddhist fable.
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Richard Daniel presents the magazine that deals with listeners' environmental concerns. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: home.planet (Sbbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/4. The Dark Blue Settee. Set in Newcastle upon
Tyne in 1965, this is the tale of a television, a kiss and a family disaster. Written by Julia Darling and read by Felicity Finch. For details see yesterday
2/8. In a special Easter edition, Michael Rosen considers the unique contribution of the King James Bible to the richness of the English language. He also hears from Humanist, Muslim and Christian speakers about how religious language is updated and made accessible to all. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm
2/10. Andrew Carnegie. Once called "the richest man in the world", it is not just Andrew Carnegie 's wealth that inspired Jeff Randall to nominate him for greatness. By the time he died, Carnegie had given most of his vast fortune away. Matthew Parris invites Randall to explore the life of an extraordinary businessman and philanthropist, with the help of Eric Homberger , a professor of American Studies. Producer Isobel Eaton Repeated on Friday at 11pm
2/4. Comedy drama in which Unthinkable Solutions, the radical management consultants, inflict their help on unsuspecting companies. This week, they try to overhaul the Post Office, with mixed results. Starring
Marcus Brigstocke , Catherine Shepherd , David Mitchell and Beth Chalmers. Written by James Cary. Producer Adam Bromley
2/5. Taking Pictures. Mr Buckle is the proprietor of a photographic studio and his client today is Daisy, a young girl with a well-hidden secret. Mr Buckle likes to talk and as Daisy listens, she becomes aware that he knows far too much about her. By Charlotte Cory. ham
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
What's the best way to tackle anti-social behaviour among young people? Marian Fitzgerald , visiting professor of criminology at the University of Kent, and Shaun Bailey , a youth and community worker from west London, pool their different perspectives to investigate. Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
2/5. Psychological research has shown humans think more clearly when they don't make eye contact. Claudia Hammond visits a school in Scotland where pupils are taught not to look at the teacher when answering questions. Plus, a report from Australia, where forced detention and temporary visas have caused severe mental-health problems in those seeking asylum. Producer Katy Hickman Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/15. London 1947: Duncan encounters an old friend,
Helen and Julia have an uneasy picnic in Regent's Park, and Viv spends the afternoon in the countryside with Reggie. By Sarah Waters. For details see yesterday
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