2/5. In Britain, a widespread misunderstanding persists about how the art world really works. Alvin Hall has collected art for 20 years. Here he debunks the myths of the art world as he takes a journey from the artist to the gallery, to the collector and the critic, producer Richard vadon
2/5. Following the famous "hippie trail" of the 1960s, Rory Maclean meets an original Flower Child making a nostalgic return visit to Turkey. But the country she knew has changed beyond recognition, and this generation s backpackers have little in common with the original "Intrepids". Read by Kerry Shale . For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Nigel Swinford. Through All the Changing scenes of Life Wiltshire). Exodus 32, vv7-14. Holy, Holy, Holy (Schubert). God of Forgiveness (Slane). With the John Powell Singers. Director of music John Powell. Organist Richard Tanner.
2/3. Kanzi. Kanzi is a bonobo (a close relative of the chimp) whom Sue Savage Rumbaugh has taught to understand English and to communicate by means or a keyboard. Presenter Grant Sonnex has an extraordinary meeting with both Sue and Kanzi. producer Grant sonnex
2/3. Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker looks at the importance of art schools in shaping British pop music, and pop's impact on art. The 1960s and 70s saw numerous pop groups springing from an art school background me biggest names in British pop, from the Beatles to the Sex
Pistols, all owed something to an art school influence. But successive governments were concerned about the kind of education art schools were offering. producer Bob Dickinson
Consumer affairs, presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
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2/3. The Royal Marriage of 1589. The scale of the spectacle organised in Florence for the wedding celebrations of the Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici and Princess Christine of Lorraine is still impressive five centuries later,
Bridget Kendall continues her examination of the role music played in history's royal summits with a look at this musical feast, which required the combined efforts of the entire artistic, intellectual and administrative forces of Tuscany to create a month of pageantry, political ceremonial and unequalled theatrical achievement.
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
When four men miss the 6.32pm train they find themselves spending the evening in the station bar. Sam the bartender becomes a confidante as each man tells why he wanted to be on that particular train. By Tanika Gupta.
Director Tracey Neale
3/13. Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners questions about the environment. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: home.planeti5bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. Snapshot. Gifted young novelist Clare George 's devastating story of a female photojournalist, recently wounded in Iraq, who is trying to regain her skills - in Balham. Read by Georgina Rich. For further details see yesterday
4/6. The sketch show that explores everyday life with a group of women who really should know better. Written and performed by Susie Donkin , Charlotte McDougall ,
Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling , and featuring Ewan Bailey.
Producer Carol Smith
11/11. There are nearly 3,000 teenagers in custody, and a third of young offenders are judged highly vulnerable or mentally ill. The penal system is charged with failing them - with sometimes tragic results. Julian O'Halloran investigates cases that point to a lack of care and asks if some of these youngsters should be in prison at all. Producer Philippa Goodrich Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/3. Dr Mark Porter explores how the brain stores and recalls the complex connections that make up short- and long-term memory. He discovers why part of the brain crucial for memory - the hippocampus - is more developed in taxi drivers, and talks to a neurologist working on a new generation of drugs for Alzheimer's disease.
Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
4/6. Switching Off. Ben's doctors wonder if lying in a coma might be making him depressed and they send in the hospital psychiatrist to see him. This has a surprising effect on Ben, Mary and Mum. Meanwhile Ben's unconscious mind takes him back to his previous experience of therapy - having a row with Mary about their marriage guidance counsellor. A comedy by Nigel Smith.
Other parts played by Mark Perry , Dave Lamb , Jo Martin and Lucy Montgomery Producer Gareth Edwards
2/5. DJ and critic Bobby Friction leafs through his dream diary with the help of Infinite Scale, Gautam Malkani , a nursery-rhyme rap and Professor Russell Foster and his mum. For further details see yesterday
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