5/5. The Second World War brings both prosperity and tragedy to the city, as well as to Kathleen's own family. By Kathleen Dayus , read by Diana Bishop. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
5/6. Highland Fling. It's not Edinburgh. It's the Highlands. Caroline's birthday in the wilds finds a newly sober Ruth reinventing herself, Fiona having a Highland fling and Caroline finding that her fling is well and truly flung.
Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imrie
Topical consumer issues with Liz Barclay , including at
12.30 Face the Facts With John Waite.
You and Yours series editor Andrew Smith
Face the Facts is repeated on Sunday at 9pm
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By Beatrice Colin. In 1969 a landmark court case was brought in the UK when a young Polish woman petitioned for her marriage to an elderly Warsaw academic to be annulled. The annulment was granted on the basis that the marriage had taken place under duress. He had married her to save her from imprisonment under the Polish communist regime.
Producer/Director Lu Kemp
4/6. Dubai - Creating the World. Dubai is engaged in the world's biggest construction project, creating a series of huge artificial islands built in the shape of palm trees and the continents of the world. The glitterati love them, the local fish aren't so sure. Tom Heap investigates.
Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
John Humphrys introduces a special edition of the fastest show on air, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. If you don't like any of the acts, well ... another one will be along in about 55 seconds.
Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
With John Wilson , including an interview with Joel Meyerowitz , who photographed Ground Zero in the months after the attacks on the World Trade Center, to create a unique archive. Producer Philippa Ritchie
5/5. Frau Brechenmacher Attends a Wedding. In the last of this week's stories, Katherine Mansfield leaves behind the social conventions of the spa for the tougher realities of women's lives, in a poignant portrait of wedlock.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire poses topical questions from the week's news to former editor of The Sun Kelvin MacKenzie , religious commentator Clifford Longley ,
Kierra Box , co-founder of the youth movement Hands Up for..., and art critic Brian Sewell.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
Jilly has been having a series of recurring nightmares in which she hears footsteps, meets a grotesquely masked stranger in a lift, or is picked up by a taxi driver who turns out to be the same person. She also dreams of being alone in the house asleep and hearing broken glass. It's all very real and very frightening. A hospital consultant who is attracted to her offers her advice and the pair become friends. However, the terrifying nightmares continue. A psychological thriller written by Dave Simpson.
Director Pauline Harris
3/8. Eleanor Roosevelt. Civil liberties lawyer
Helena Kennedy argues that Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the great women of the last century, and, with the help of Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook , examines her extraordinary life. Presented by Matthew Parris. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm
Louise Bennett , who in 1945 became Rada's first black female student, died last month. As a tribute, here is an opportunity to hear this documentary again.
Bennett's use of the Jamaican language and preservation of her country's cultural roots made her one of Jamaica's greatest icons. Yvonne Brewster tells the pioneering story of "Miss Lou", as she was affectionately known. With contributions from Linton Kwesi Johnson , Leonie Forbes and Rex Nettleford. Producer Caroline Hughes
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