3/5. No longer allowed to practise law, Shirin Ebadi witnesses the horrors of the war with Iraq, and the cruelty of Iran's new rulers. By Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni. for further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Is Iran becoming capable of withstanding pressures from the West and providing a beacon of Islamic democracy ror her troubled neighbours in the Middle East? Or is her obstinacy with the nuclear issue leading to further Isolation and potential destruction? John Simpson considers Iran's s growing regional influence. producer Daniel Tetlow
4/4. Can Charles unmask the murderer who is poisoning the cast of Twelfth Night? Dramatised by Jeremy Front from the novel by Simon Brett.
Producer/Director Sally Avens
5/7. Swansea. Once the world's largest exporter of copper, Swansea earned the nickname Copperopolis, but it had ambitions to become the "Brighton of Wales" to attract visitors. Julian Richards looks for evidence about why, despite its vast economic power, the town has always Come in a poor second to Cardiff. Producer Nichoia West
Like all Iranian career women, Roxana's job depends upon passing her annual interview - an assessment of how Islamic she is. This year, however, she has little idea how much is reallv at stake Rv Arash Aryan and Ava Manaan.
Producer Djemal Shinasi ; Director Jessica Dromgoole
3/5. Felicite's Story. Emma's maid, Felicite, feels compelled to reveal a hidden love story when she encounters her mistress's ghost. By Michele Roberts. Read by JO Mclnnes. For further details see Monday
3/5. The Ugly Duckling. Is the transformation of the outsider ugly duckling into a beautiful swan one that anyone can make? Did author Hans Christian Andersen see himself as duckling or swan? Ruth Padel searches for the hidden meanings to the story. For further details see Monday
Not Necessarily in the Right
3/4. The Comedian Harmonists. Rainer Hersch recounts the story of the German comedy group of the 1920s and 30s. An elegant sextet - five vocalists and a pianist - the Comedian Harmonists had a repertoire that encompassed many vocal styles, ranging from folk songs to sentimental hits, accompanied by banter and silliness on stage. A national phenomenon in their day, they were best known for their close harmony, delivered with humour and style. But when Hitler came to power the three Jewish members were banned. Producer Julian Mayers
3/3. A lecture series hosted by the RSA in London and chaired by Edward Stourton , featuring speakers who dare to take on received wisdom, whatever the cost. Today the "sceptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg , who's been likened by some in the green movement to the climate-change equivalent of a Holocaust denier, states his views and then defends them in discussion with a panel of experts and in response to questions from the audience. Producer Phil Pequm Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/2. Social anthropologist Dr Emma Crewe spent three years studying the cultural practices of a unique group of individuals - but the subject of her research was not some remote and far-flung tribe, but the peers in the House of Lords. This week Dr Crewe introduces the natives and reveals how ritual is central to the political process of the second chamber.
Producer Penny Boreham Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
3/3. In the last five years, cosmologists have come to realise that the Universe is largely made of mysterious stuff called dark energy, which is making the cosmos expand ever faster. But physicists are at a loss to explain dark energy and it is up to astronomers with their telescopes to come up with some answers. Presented by Chris Riley. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker
3/10. Katie's having doubts about her forthcoming marriage to Ray. Her brother Jamie is trying to decide whether or not to take his boyfriend to the wedding. And their father is still blissfully unaware that his wife is having an affair. By Mark Haddon. For further details see Monday
2/4. Andy Hamilton 's hellish comedy about the trials and tribulations of everyday life for the Lord of the Underworld. Satan embarks on his quest to improve mankind and tries to enlist the help of the great religions of the world. Big mistake!
With Philip Pope , Nick Revell and Michael Fenton Stevens. Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
2/3. Ian Peacock unravels the psychology, science and myth behind creativity to find out if anyone can be a creative genius. Today he finds out why a magnetic thinking cap could make creative geniuses of us all, and talks to the man who had a stroke and now can't stop sculpting, painting and writing poetry.
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