4/5. A widespread misunderstanding persists in Britain 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
Led by Fr Philip Sumner. Ye Who Own the Faith of Jesus (Daily, Daily). Luke 1, vv 26-35. A Maiden Most Gentle (Carter) Tell Out, My Soul (Woodlands). With the Coventry Singers. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
Scientists are discovering that our perception of taste and flavour does not come only from the tongue - the eyes, the nose and even the ears all play a crucial role as well.
Claudia Hammond tickles her taste buds and looks at the science of taste. She finds out if the top scientists in the field can make her like the food she hates.
Producer Alexandra Feachem
Marc Lettering is one of South Africa's brightest comedy stars. As one of the first Coloured comedians to gan a national profile, his character comedy reflects the lives of a large part of the country's population whose portrayal had previously been the domain of white comics mimicking them. Simon Fanshawe accompanies Marc on a tour of the South Africa that he grew up in - the predominantly
Coloured area of the Cape Flats - as they explore the roots of Marc's characters and comedy. producer Julian Mayers
Bon Jovi at Wembley? Or By Jovi at The Swan,
Stockwell? Abba or Björn Again? From the acts that recreate every nuance of the original artist's performance to those who struggle by with little more than a pun and a guitar to recommend them
Andrew Collins explores how and why tribute bands have developed into a huge industry and investigates the legal, artistic and cultural ramifications.
Producer Ben Moody Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
1816 was known as the year without a summer Snow fell and crops failed across Europe and North America - but the sunsets were amazing. Jerome Vincent 's play explores the effects these extraordinary climactic conditions had on artists and writers working at the time.
Organ music by Jonathan Ayerst : Producer/D.rector David Blount
Edgar Allan Poe:
5/13. Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about the environment. ProducerNick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: [number removed] (calls froms land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5 Toyah Willcox on Lytton Strachey. Toyah Willcox chooses Dora Carrington 's intimate study of the writer Lytton Strachey - the man she adored and with whom she shared a menage a trois. Willcox is drawn to Carrington as a free spirit, despite the artist's reputation for promiscuity and her enjoying a lesser talent than the others in the Bloomsbury Group. For further details see yesterday
2/8. The biographical series in which Matthew Parris chooses the living, and the living choose the dead. TV critic Garry Bushell proposes Max Miller, one of the highest-paid and most popular comedians of the 20th century, whose risque humour got him banned from the BBC. Bushell believes he represented the true voice of working-class humour and, with the help of Roy Hudd, who worked with Miller, he examines the career of the "cheeky Chappie".
Repeated on Friday at 11pm
6/6. The sketch show that laughs out loud at the life we live. Written and performed by Susie Donkin ,
Charlotte McDougall , Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling , and featuring Ewan Bailey. Producer Carol Smith
2/5. Today, as the German officers settle into their billets, the villagers must find a way to live alongside them, however uncomfortable it proves. Irene Nemirovsky 's lost novel, set in France during the German occupation. For cast and further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
Avian flu, terrorism, fuel shortages, even asteroid strikes - these are some of the threats that drive the growing business of emergency planning. But are dangers being exaggerated as we live in an increasingly safe world? Max Cotton explores the psychology of the doomwatchers - those whose career is devoted to thinking up the worst that can happen.
Producer Martin Rosenbaum Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
3/3. What happens when memories of the past intrude violently on the present? Dr Mark Porter explores post-traumatic stress disorder and talks to PTSD sufferers to find out what makes them relive their traumas. He also talks to the scientists who believe memories of traumatic experiences can be modified or even erased by drugs. Producer Pamela Rutherford Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
6/6. Switching Off. As he lies unconscious in ICU, Ben's mind takes him on his most difficult journey yet. through the landscape of his own chaotic brain, which looks suspiciously like Mordor. In the real world, it's time to see if Ben can breathe on his own. A comedy by Nigel Smith.
Other parts played by Mark Perry , Dave Lamb , Jo Martin , Tim Whitnall and Scarlett Milburn-Smith Producer Gareth Edwards
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