3/5. Now married to Sir William Hamilton , Emma is living the high life at the Neapolitan court. When Horatio Nelson pays a visit. Emma sets out to captivate the rising naval star. Read by Polly Walker. By Kate Williams. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
New series 1/3. Sand Stealers and Story Tellers
The northern coast of the Mediterranean is crowded with familiar ports and cities, but what about the African coast? Chris Stewart. once drummer in the band Genesis, now a sheep farmer and bestselling author, travels from his home near Granada in Spain to the coast of northern Africa - the forgotten shoreline of the Maghreb. This week he takes a ferry from Algeciras to the port of Tangiers. Producer Sarah Jane Hall
2/4. Marty is settling into his new job at the newly privatised dental practice. But why are there suddenly no patients? By Jim Poyser.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanaqh
7/7. Portmeirion. In 1925, when Sir Clough Williams-Ellis acquired a north Wales peninsula, he described the location as a neglected wilderness that he would set straight. The village of Portmeirion is the remarkable result. Presenter Julian Richards , with the help of some of Sir dough's descendants, traces the tale of how Portmeirion arose. Producer Miles Warde
The story of Stewart Gore Brown , the only white man to receive a state funeral in a black African country, and the women he loved. By Mike Harris.
Producer Clive Brill
Chris Beardshaw, John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer questions from gardeners in Droitwich Spa. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm
8/30. With some boys earning a living at seven years old while others were still under the control of schoolmasters (and their canes) at 14, when did childhood end in the 17th century? Michael Morpurgo explores the expansion of education for boys and the very contemporary question of when boyhood ends and manhood begins. The readers are Jack Blumenau, Adam Godley, Sara Kestelman and Timothy West. For further details see Monday
Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope as Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues arising from the academic and research world. Producer Kevin Dawson
New series 1/6. The return of the panel game, hosted by Andrew Collins , in which the guests hammer out what's hot and what's not, by coming up with their definitive "top threes" in categories covering anything from playwrights to computer games. This week's panellists include Richard Herring and Russell Howard. Producer Richard Grocock
13/15. Hortense is forced to face up to prejudice in 1940s Britain - in the shape of employers and her landlady's husband, Bernard. By Andrea Levy.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/11. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Claire Fox and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/2. "Live free or die" is the official motto of the American state of New Hampshire, encapsulating the spirit of aggressive freedom that is inherent in the American dream. But how free are Americans in the 21st century? The BBC's Washington correspondent Justin Webb finds OUt. Producer Tony Grant Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
2/6. Pitch Perfect. Grass is so common that we take its existence and rampant use for granted. But there are hundreds of types, mixes, varieties and species, each having to meet the complex challenges of different uses and demands. Ouentin Cooper goes in search of the latest science and technology involved in creating the perfect grass for sports pitches - and discovers just how Complicated the process is. Producer Angela Hind
4/4. Andy Hamilton 's hellish comedy about the trials and tribulations of everyday life for the Lord of the Underworld. In his final bid to improve mankind, Satan takes control of the media - and a deadly enemv tries to take control of Hell.
With Geoffrey Whitehead , Hugh Dennis , Tony Maudsley , Felicity Montagu and Philip Pope. Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
3/3. Hidden Depths. The ocean depths are the final frontier where submariners have cloaked their activities for decades. Andrew Smith hears tales of top-secret spy missions, dangerous games of cat-and-mouse and deep voyages of discovery that few could ever talk about. And now, as the Cold War under the waves has receded, the military and the scientific community continue to illuminate the abyss. For further details see Monday
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