2/8. International Law. Since the Second World War, Britain and the USA have been at the forefront of developing international law. But how much have these global agreements been damaged by the Iraq War and Guantanamo Bay? Leading international lawyer Philippe Sands and former US State Department legal adviser William H Taft are among Clive Anderson 's guests. Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5. Snakes. India's snakes are the most deadly in the world, killing 50,00 people every year. One of the world's top experts in snake bites is Ian Simpson , a retired British economist who loves snakes so much that he has emigrated to India to be near them and help look after their victims. Recently he discovered a new venomous
Indian snake, to add to four already known. Jolyon Jenkins meets him and his reptiles. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Rise Heart; Thy Lord Is Risen (Ferguson). Romans 6, vv5-11. As the Apple Tree
(Walker). Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now (StAlbinus). With the choir of Royal Holloway, University of London. Director of music Rupert Gough.
2/5. George VI. By Sarah Bradford. Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen at 25 while watching rhino in Kenya. Abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Anne-Marie Duff. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
2/2. The Taung Child. Jessica Holm turns detective to solve a two million-year-old murder mystery. She takes a close look at the skull of the "Taung Child", a three-year-old individual of an ape-like species seen as a missing link between apes and humans. It's taken scientists more than 80 years to work out how this animal died - and the culprit Came as quite a Shock. Producer Joanne Stevens
1/4. Satire. Roy Hudd begins this history by proving that the satirical song is not the exclusive province of upmarket performers and is by no means restricted to politics. Wonderful musical examples and interviews illustrate how the nature of satire can, according to the attitude of the time, shift between the savage and the (almost) affectionate. Producer Karl Phillips
4/4. Horace Silver. With his funky, blues-based piano playing, Horace Silver was a driving force behind the bebop journey into hard bop and soul jazz. Ken Clarke talks to leading British sax player Alan Barnes about the man and his music.
Producer Paul Evans Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
New series 1/13. Sue Cook returns with the programme that explores the relationship with the past through listeners' Own historical puzzles. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: email@example.com Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. The Final Voyage of Gulliver. When Gulliver makes one final journey he inadvertently finds himself washed up on the John Bull's Other Island of George Bernard
Shaw. What will he make of its inhabitants and, more to the point, what will they make of him? Written by John Morrison. Read by Mark Lambert. For details see yesterday
2/5. Poet Lemn Sissay meets more of Her Majesty's subjects in pubs that bear her name.
A Mug's Game. In a tough urban version of the Queen's Head, Lemn finds a cross section of London's migrant community drinking and playing pool in good cheer. But then violence breaks out at the corner of the bar and blood flows inside the Queen's Head. For details see yesterday
3/10. Noël Coward. Julian Clary nominates Noël
Coward for great-life status because of his elegance, his plays and for being gay in an age when it was still illegal. Sheridan Morley reveals many of the secrets of Coward's life, including the extent of his role in Allied intelligence during the Second World War, and presenter Matthew Parris wonders how long his literary achievements will last.
Producer Miles Warde Repeated on Friday at 11pm
3/4. Comedy drama in which Unthinkable Solutions inflict their brand of help on unsuspecting companies. This week, electrical retailer Matsons needs a boost. With
Marcus Brigstocke , Catherine Shepherd , Robin Ince and Beth Chalmers. By James Cary. Producer Adam Bromley
2/5. Welsh-born poet Stephen Knight and Mumbai-based poet imtiaz Dharker discuss illness, child rearing and the influences of freedom and travel on their poetry.
Producer Carrie Rooney For details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am
1/2. Left-wing populist leaders have been consolidating their power across Latin America. Emilio San Pedro travels to Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina to investigate the rhetoric and the reality of Latin America's swing to the left and the continent's moves to integration. producer Paul O'Keeffe Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
3/5. One in seven people will, at some point during their lives, suffer from chronic pain. Dr Tanya Byron looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together the worlds of medicine and psychology. producer Katy Hickman Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
7/15. London 1944: Kay works as an ambulance driver in wartime London and lives with Helen - who's about to meet Julia. Viv's brother Duncan is in prison for a mysterious offence. Viv has worries of her own. By Sarah Waters. For details see yesterday
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