5/5. Adam Hart-Davis hears from the Airbus engineers who have broken new ground in aeronautical design with their double-decker A380 jumbo plane, which nas experienced a bit of turbulence recently. He asks how they intend to ensure the plane will still fly high.
Repeated at 9.30pm
ew series 1/5. Ainsley Harriott meets people who ave brought their culinary traditions to the UK.
Dday Ainsley is invited into the kitchen of Saba Gebregiorgis , originally from Eritrea, who shows him how to cook chicken derho, and talks to him about the place of food in her early years and about her new life in the United Kingdom. Producer Clare Csonka
Led by Andrew Graystone. The God Whom Earth and Sea and Sky (PuerNobis Nascitur). Luke 1, vv46-55. Praise the Lord (Leddington Wright ). Sing We of the Blessed Mother
(Abbot's Leigh). With the Coventry Singers. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Organist Daniel Moult.
England v Pakistan ..
Commentary on the first day's play in the Fourth Test at the Oval from Jonathan Agnew , Simon Mann andChristopher Martin-Jenkins , with expert comments from
Angus Fraser , Mike Selvey and Rameez Raja.
Producer Peter Baxter
7/9. Mumbai. On 11 July seven bombs exploded during the rush hour on Mumbai's main commuter rail network. Some 200 people were killed and hundreds more injured. Yet within hours the wreckage had been cleared and the railway system was up and running. Mumbai, it was said, was "back to normal". But many people lives were changed for ever in those few moments. Anu Anand goes to Mumbai to meet them and to ask why India's s financial capital has once again become the target for terrorist bombers. Producer Tim Mansel Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
New series 1/3. AntoinedeCaunes. Miles Kington begins this series of interviews with entertainers from a different culture with the actor and presenter of Eurotrash. A bit of an enigma, Antoine de Caunes has acted in and directed a string of critically acclaimed French films. A far xry from Eurotrash, which purported to describe the baseness of European culture from an English view of French titillation, but is arguably a clever satire on English sexual repression. Producers Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero
Dan and Lucy are in total denial about a recent one-night stand. And then they go and get stuck in a lift together. Can things get any worse? it would seem so. By Damian Barr and Laura Lockington. Producer/Director Karen Rose
Taxi Driver 1:
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3/6. Itching. Itching can increase in extreme temperatures such as those we've had this summer. Barbara Myers is joined by dermatologist consultant Dr Tony Bewley to take listeners' calls on the subject. Producer Enka Wright PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines are open from 1.30pm email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
4/5. Gurinda Chadha on Lord Bill Morris. Last year the recently retired union leader was honoured with a portrait by John Keane. Film director Gurinda Chadha talks to the artist and to the National Portrait Gallery contemporary collection curator about this commission, and finds out how portrait subjects are chosen. For details see Monday
Chemistry underpins so much of the modern world, from new materials to pharmaceuticals. But currently this area of science is failing to attract students. Ouentin Cooper is joined by a panel of chemistry researchers and Open University summer school students at the University of York to discuss why the subject has lost its appeal. Producer Deborah Cohen
4/6. Take a guided tour around the only museum that contains literally everything. Sketch show written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell , with Lucy Montgomery. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor
4/5. Despite herself, and her mother-in-law, Lucille finds that she is drawn ever closer to Bruno. But the wider world is harder to keep at bay. By Irene Nemirovsky.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
At the end of the Second World War, an invisible battle was waged in the skies above Eastern Europe. For almost 40 years, Soviet-bloc radio engineers tried to jam radio signals coming from the West. On the Western side, engineers did their best to get the signals through. Roger Bolton talks to engineers from both sides, and hears what happened when the jamming finally stopped. Producer John watkins
7/9. What China Wants. As China gets rich, how will it use its economic muscle on the world stage? Carrie Gracie , formerly the BBC's Beijing correspondent, asks if we can trust China's promises of a "peaceful rise" to superpower Status. Producer Hugh Levinson Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
3/6. The Rainmakers. They shoot rockets, drop bombs and fire shells from powerful howitzers. When China suffers from drought they don't bring in a hosepipe ban, they call in the rainmakers. Miriam O'Reilly reports from Nanjing. Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
6/6. Undying Love. Laurence and Gus's comic series of anti-love stories concludes with this tale of a man who'd doesn't want to admit that he's been dumped. By
Laurence Howarth and Gus Brown. Producer Colin Anderson
4/4. Edinburgh. After three weeks without going outside London, Julian finally makes it on a cheap flight to
Scotland, but he soon realises there's no place like home. Producers Seb Barwell and Steve Doherty
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