4/5. Lawrence Pollard and guests considerthe relative cultural values of Nicholas Poussin 's 17th-century religious paintings The Seven Sacraments and the redundant Chatterley Whitfield Colliery in Stoke-on-Trent. Producers Tim Prosser and Anthony Denselow Repeated at 9.30pm
Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Jesus Is Lord! (Mansell). 1 Corinthians W18-25. Crux Fidelis (King John IV of Portugal). Lift High the Cross (Crucifer). Director of music Neil Taylor. Organist Graham Eccles.
New series 1/4. Adam Hart-Davis examines breakthrough years in the history of science, beginning with a look at 1965 when, at the height of the Cold War, both sides were developing weapons technology. This gift for self-destruction, though, unwittingly fuels the race to the Moon and gave birth to the early version of the internet. Producer John Byrne
3/6. Chapter the Third: a Youth Utterly Crocked Young Pip must thwart the plans of his evil guardian Mr Benevolent. More from Mark Evans 's Victorian-style comedy epic.
Additional characters played by James Bachman Mark Evans, Sarah Hadland , Laurence Howarth. Susy Kane ,
Mark Perry and Perdita Weeks Producer Gareth Edwards
Young Pip Bin:
7/7. Know Your Place. Peregrine Worsthorne mourns the end of the age of deference when everyone knew their place. Joolz Denby talks about escaping her place and teacher Francis Gilbert offers a recipe for keeping children in theirs. Dominic Arkwright occupies the presenter's place. Producer Chris Ledgard Rptd on Sunday at 11pm
Jack Thorne 's darkly comic schoolboy odyssey. When Will was ill with meningitis his friends weren't allowed to see him. When he died, they decided to steal his ashes and walk them from their south London home to the Angel of the North.
Producer Steven Canny
Eric Robson is in the chair as Bunny Guinness, John Cushnie and Pippa Greenwood answer horticultural queries in Derbyshire.
Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm
3/5. Old Flame. Zoe's marriage has been haunted, not just by Audrey with whom her husband had an affair, but also by Grace, who is dead. William Trevor reads his own story. For further details see Monday
The second of three editions examining the social gaps in modern Britain. Politicians David Willetts and Frank Field join presenter Laurie Taylor to look at the nation's generation gap.
Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
1/4 Faced with a live studio audience, a couple of microphones and not a clue of what's going to come out of their mouths, Josie Lawrence and Jim Sweeney bring a new improvised sketch show to the airwaves. Producer Dawn Ellis
New series 1/3. The return of the medical discussion series that takes a real case as its starting point. Vivienne Parry presents the case of David, a man with severe learning disabilities, who is diagnosed with a treatable form of stomach cancer, to a panel of medical ethical experts. Topics that arise include the effect of the new Mental Capacity act on the decision-making process of clinicians.
Producer Pamela Rutherford Rptd on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/2. Michael Cockerell looks at intriguing political deals, including Tony Blair 's apparent secret agreement with former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown to bring their two parties together in government. Producer Brian King Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
2/6. Battery Power. Quentin Cooper explores how recent technological advancements have led to batteries that last longer and recharge faster than before. Plus news of an environmentally friendly design that can be thrown away after use. Producer Angela Hind
4/6. Geoff Peacock. Revered broadcaster
Roydon Postlethwaite shines an exploratory beacon into the many lives and businesses of Britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums. Written by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.
Producer Colin Anderson
4/6. A Posset Full of Death. A selection of chapters from the spoof medieval murder mystery by Edith Plunger. With Michael Fenton Stevens, Rebecca Front , Mel Hudson , Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell. Producer Lucy Armitage
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