1/5. Jon Savage 's survey of that limbo period between child and adulthood. Nearly a hundred years ago the young railed against their elders who sent them to war; while drugs and juvenile delinquency caused moral outrage and public censure on the home front. Read by Ben Crowe. Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order the hardback Teenage: the Creation of Youth 1875-1945 for E18.00 (RRP £20.00) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to [address removed] or call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
The melodramatic clang of the old-style police car bell, the tranquil tick of a grandfather clock; the warm purr of the old dialling tone - all formerly familiar, all under threat of extinction or already consigned to the sound-file marked "nostalgia". Simon Fanshawe examines the idea of a changing soundscape and asks whether we care about the passing of evocative sounds, and which sounds will immortalise the 21st century. Producer Nick Baker
New series 1/6. Sitcom set in Bletchley Park in 1941, focusing on three code-breakers forced to share a draughty wooden hut as they try to break German ciphers. Unfortunately they hate one another. Written by James Cary.
Producer Adam Bromley
2/12. Teams from Wales and the south of England compete in the cryptic quiz show that draws on cultural knowledge and lateral thinking. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
By Sheila Hannon. The true story of Mary Hamilton , who in the mid-18th century, disguised herself as a man and married a woman. When she was uncovered, she was sentenced to be flogged, and one version of her story became widely known through the writings of Henry Fielding.
Music Kate McNaband Kit Morgan; Producer Sara Davies
1/5. The Hard Sell. Florerte enters a poetry competition but the author remains dubious of her chances at success. Ian Macpherson reads the first short story in his collection describing his fictitious life with a woman named Florette. Producer David Jackson Young
16/30. Bach's St Matthew Passion.
James Naughtie discusses Bach's St Matthew Passion, in which the composer turned a love song, inherited from his Lutheran predecessors, into a recurring choral theme that had a huge effect on the history of music. producers Rosie Boulton , Sara Conkey and Lucy Lunt
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4/6. Rob Brydon joins regulars Barry Cryer ,
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Hosted by Humphrey Lyttelton with Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
6/10. Penny Leicester's adaptation of Pat Barker 's story. Paul's artistic ambitions are soon forgotten as he struggles to survive the daily horrors of the hospital. Narrated by Sian Thomas.
Producer Di Speirs Repeated from 10.45am
The events of 1956. when Khruschev brutalised the Hungarian people, shattering the dreams of brotherhood for the British Communist Party. Ivor Gaber. the son of one those loyal but disillusioned members, talks to contemporaries Denis Healey and Arnold Wesker about the appeal of Communism in the 1930s and its collapse. Producers Fiona Ledger and Ivor Gaber
9/9. A Country Fit for Cranes. Michael Scott visits Lakenheath Fen to learn about the cranes that were spotted breeding there in May 2007 - the first time in 400 years. He speaks to the RSPBand discovers why this recent development could influence the future of wetland conservation. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
6/10. Dave has been commissioned to write the authorised biography of his friend Jack Harris , but instead he's writing what really happened. Read by Stephen Mangan , abridged by Fiona McAlpine. Producer Clive Brill
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