Led by Father Philip Sumner. Jesu, Meek and Lowly
(Ravenshaw). John 18, vv33-40. 0 Saviour of the World (Stainer). Ah, Holy Jesu, How Hast Thou Offended
(.HerzliebsterJesu). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
11/13. Who Will Succeed President Fidel Castro ?
President Castro is nearing 80. Both within and outside Cuba forces are manoeuvring for the succession. Nick Caistor explores the options for, and immense pressures on, this revolutionary Caribbean nation in the era following El Presidente.
Producer Linda Pressly Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
What's to be done when it's claimed that a work of art in a British gallery or museum was looted during the Nazi era? In 2000, the Government set up the Spoliation Advisory Panel to grapple with the complex moral, legal and historical questions such claims can raise.
Mark Whitaker looks at its work, telling the story of how a precious medieval Italian manuscript ended up in the British Library and why it's been decided it should now be returned. Producer Mark Whitaker Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
What hope is there for the discovery of a cure or effective medication for multiple sclerosis? The programme looks at the latest research and assesses the risks to which people might subject themselves in pursuit of a cure. With Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.
I On the centenary of the birth of Nobel Prize-winning dramatist Samuel Beckett , Mark Burgess 's play finds
Rprkptt celebrating his 70th birthday.
Director David Blount
New series 1/10. Return of the interactive, problem-solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life, presented by Stewart Henderson. Producer Sarah Cuddon
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4/5 New York Restaurant. When an English girl in New York pretends to be what she isn't, she realises that there's a price to pay. Written by Candida Clark and read by Jenny Coverack. For details see Monday
4/4. Writers and artists discuss the challenges of using
Albert Einstein 's ideas in their work. Today cartoonist Sid Harris and comedian Mark Steel explain why science and Einstein are funny. For details see Monday
The Edinburgh International Science Festival is the largest of its kind in the UK. Ouentin Cooper reports from the festival and asks, as more science festivals open around the country, what makes a good one? Do science festivals preach to the already converted or are they doing for science what Hay-on-Wye does for literature? Producer Deborah Cohen
6/6. Another confused and muddled day in the life of one-time Variety star Count Arthur Strong, played by Steve Delaney. From his own home-made range of piccalilli to helping his protege Malcolm prepare for his audition for the musical Cats, he's all false starts and nervous fumbling. Producers Mark Radcliffe and John Leonard
4/5. The Whole Story. On a cold night in Manchester,
Roger Maltby , a private investigator, is sitting in a car, his camera poised. As the events of the night unfold, Roger is reminded of the reason he has chosen to live his life in the shadows. By Charlotte Cory.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
The last shipbuilder on the Tyne, Swan Hunter , is fighting for survival. With unique access to the boss and workers at the yard, Kevin Whately recounts the twists and turns in the battle to save the company and to hold on to jobs.
Charismatic Dutchman Jaap Kroese has invested millions of pounds in the company, but can he win the orders to keep the yard Open? Producer Sarah Lewthwaite
7/9. Politics for Plumbers? "I don't believe in 'isms'," said David Cameron. "We're beyond ideology," said Tony Blair. Are we? Bob Tyrrell examines the apparent convergence of political parties, asking if we face a contest of competence. Is this politics for mechanics and technocrats? If so, is the lack of explicit ideology a good thing?
Producer Michael Blastland Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
11/11. As the 100th anniversary of the devastating earthguake that hit San Francisco on 18 April 1906 approaches, Geoff Watts presents a discussion of the new scientific models that can give us the answers to what really happened and help us predict if anything on this scale will happen again. Producer Helen Sharp
3/5. On the trail of vampires, John Shuttleworth visits Whitby. But when the investigation hits full tilt he gets worried about the health of next-door neighbour Ken Worthington. Could he be Dracula's latest victim?
Written and performed by Graham Fellows , with a guest appearance by Alistair Griffin. Additional material by Dean Wilkinson. Producer Dawn Ellis
4/5. Another of the top five stories, newly shortlisted from more than 1,400 entries from previously published writers, in contention for the first National Short Story Prize, worth F-15,000 to the winner, for the best Short Story of 2005. For details see Monday
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