8/8. Foreign Law. English Common Law has evolved over some 350 years, with judges basing their decisions on those made by their predecessors. But while we have successfully exported our legal system, our own courts have been reluctant to take account of decisions made by foreign judges. Clive Anderson and guests debate whether our law is simply the best in the world or if we might improve it by looking beyond our borders. Does our insularity work against the interests of ordinary litigants, or is it just the best way of ensuring justice? Producer Brian King Repeated9.30pm
3/5. A View from India. The historian Maria Misra charts the rise and fall of nationalism in Indian text books ana hears some school pupils ponder the question What did the Raj do for US?" Producer Vibeke Venema
2/5. As war clouds gathered in Europe, marriage to an acceptable husband was the only escape from her parents' home for Mary Wesley. Once the war began, she found release in a London that was radically changed Dy the conflict. By Patrick Marnham. For details see yesterday Rptd12.30am
Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. The Lord Is King! Lift Up
Your Voice (Church Triumphant). Acts 2, W22-24; 32-36.
He Is Exalted (Paris). We Have a Gospel to Proclaim (Fulda). Director of music Alan Wilson. Organist Graham Eccles.
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Ottoline and Bertie .
2/5. Dramatisation by Derek Bowskill of the letters and journals of Bertrand Russell and Lady Ottoline Morrell. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
3/8. Glacier. Paul Evans makes a remarkable journey into a sub-glacial world where his Norwegian hosts have built a laboratory. He discovers to his great surprise that me triumphs even here in the deep dark reaches of a glacier belly, where it's cold, wet. dirty, and extreme in every Sense of the word. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
2/2. The Second City in Chicago is arguably the most famous and influential comedy club in the world. people who made their start there went on to make films like The
Graduate, Catch-22, Animal House, Ghostbusters, Wayne's World, Groundhog Day and Best in Show as well as countless television shows, including Saturday Night Live. Here, John Bird examines the impact the Second City nas had on TV comedy and looks at the health of the organisation today - has the Bush administration helped it go back to its political roots? producer James Crawford
New series 1/3. Cabaret. Paul Gambaccini turns the spotlight on the transfer from stage to screen of cabaret, the 1972 multiple Oscar-winning film. He meets its stars, Liza Minnelli and Michael York , who recall their time filming at the Bavarian Studios in Munich under the director Bob Fosse , and explores the social and political background of the era when Cabaret was produced. Producer Adrian Edwards Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
By 1956 the Hon Violet Gibson has been in an asylum ror more than 20 years, and she seems finally to have lost touch with reality. Half the time she doesn't know who the prime minister is, and she has this mad idea that she snot
Benito Mussolini. Based on a true story. By Robin Brooks.
Producer/Director Fiona McAlpine
Dr Francis Shelton:
The Queen of Bohemia:
7/13. Sue Cook and the experts examine listeners' historical puzzles and passions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS- [address removed]email: making.historyi5bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
77/90. A Greater Britain? As America, Germany and Japan were growing as global powers, Britain needed to find a new approach to running its Empire. By Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Jack Davenport and Saeed Jaffrey. For further details see yesterday
Piers Morgan, former editor of the Daily Mirror and lifelong cricket enthusiast, nominates WG Grace as the greatest English cricketer and, some would say, the greatest English sportsman of all time. He seeks to persuade presenter Matthew Parris, who is himself not a fan of cricket, of the achievements of the man who elevated cricket to its unique place in English life.
Producer Beth O'Dea
Repeated on Friday at 11pm
5/6. Samuel, McGurk and the others arrive in London where McGurk is reunited with his family. Comedy written by and starring Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.
With Rebecca Front, Philip Pope and Michael Fenton Stevens Producer/Director Paul Mayhew-Archer
David and Ruth aren't happy campers.
For cast see page 32 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
2/11. With the NHS facing a cash crisis, the Government insists its multibillion-pound computer project is to press ahead despite opposition from doctors. Has Whitehall got the prescription wrong? Gerry Northam reports. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
4/9. As the football World Cup approaches, fans are worrying about the fractures their star players may have or will receive during the tournament. Some broken bones heal well after a few weeks in plaster. Others need an operation, perhaps involving a metal plate or pins. Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest techniques for mending broken bones, including the metatarsals. Producer Deborah Cohen Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
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