New series 1/6. Mariella Frostrup talks to leading scientists and artists to find out how memory works. Here she looks at how memory defines who you are.
Plus a report on new research that questions why memory lapses and depression are often linked. Producer Katy Hickman Repeated at 9.30pm See Unreliable Memories at 3.30pm
New series 1/6. The series that hears from people who are directly affected by memory begins with Claire, who contracted viral encephalitis two years ago and came out of hospital to a family she couldn't recognise. Clinical psychologist Bonnie-Kate Dewar explains how Claire's s memory has been affected by her illness and why studying her problems is unravelling the complex role of memory for our sense of self, identity and meaning. Producer Pamela Rutherford
Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow (Marching). 1 Peter 1, vv 13-21. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach). Out of Darkness (Walker). Director of music Nigel Swinford. Organist Nigel Spooner.
3/5. As Arthur is posted away from Tokyo, the letters he sends back to Masa increase, as does his frustration at being separated. By Peter Pagnamenta and Momoko Williams. For further details see Mon Repeated at 12.30am
4/4. The Greatest Grandmothers. Historians and weavers come together at a Burnley mill to discuss the Lancashire grandmother. Why did grannie become such a formidable figure in Victorian times? Social historian Amanda Vickery ends her history of the wider family. Producer Peter Everett
2/6. The Gentle Scratcher. Some counterfeit money turns up at the Dock Green Social Club and George thinks he knows who is responsible. By Ted Willis.
Dramatised by Sue Rodwell.
Producer/Director Viv Beeby
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4/6. The Black Country. The anchor chain of the Titanic, a traditional glass works and some local cave-dwellers help the landscape detectives uncover connections between the people and the landscape of the Black Country.
Presented by Brett Westwood. producer Grant Sonnex
2/2. Rumpole and the the Right to Privacy. Rumpole leaves the Old Bailey to defend a civil case: an editor of a local newspaper who is accused of breaching a successful businessman's right to privacy. By John Mortimer.
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie
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3/5. Doikitsa. Doikitsa's dying wish is to pass on a secret memory to her grandson and finally lay to rest the disquieting story of her Romany past. By Louise Doughty. Read by Sara Kestelman. For further details see Monday
Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope as Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues arising from the academic and research world. Editor Sharon Banoff
3/4. Comedy panel show in which a new host presents a quiz all about themselves, their whims, fancies, loves and hates and past glories. Broadcaster and former MR author and teddy bear enthusiast Gyles Brandreth is the guest host. with regular panellists Sue Perkins , Lucy Porter and Robin Ince. Producer Aled Evans
7/9. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Claire Fox , Michael Portillo and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Producer David Coomes Rptd Sat 10.15pm
1/2. An extreme brand of free-market ideology called libertarianism took over the Conservative Party's student wing in the mid-1980s and looked set to conquer the party at large. Legalising hard drugs and liberalising immigration controls were among the radical policies advocated. But where are the ideologues now? The Times columnist Tim Hames tracks down the former student radicals and examines how pragmatism eventually triumphed over ideology. Producer Innes Bowen Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
1/2. As man prepares to return astronauts to the Moon and then, ultimately, to the next frontier. Mars, Frank Close explores the physical and psychological limitations to human Space travel. Producer Louise Dalziel
8/10. We Are in a War, Man. Robert Jordan sends the young, loyal Andres through enemy lines to find General Golz and give him a message that the attack needs to be called off. By Ernest Hemingway. For further details see Monday
Allan Beswick explores the world of blue comedy and examines the uneasy equilibrium between resisting the shackles of political correctness and performing material that is widely regarded as offensive. The programme also asks why, after courting so much controversy, blue comics like Roy "Chubby" Brown remain so popular. With contributions from Bernard Manning , Brendan O'Carroll and Pauline Daniels. Producer Stephen Garner
1/2. A look at the rise and fall of musical comedy, that very British form of musical theatre that took London by storm in the late 19th century with shows such as The Gaiety Girl and The Shop Girl. Presented by Ned Sherrin. Concludes tomorrow night. Producer Libby Cross
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