4/5. Burra's 1937 visit to Mexico to stay with novelist Malcolm Lowry turned out to be eventful, what with the vast distances, the drunks and the adventure with the rabbit. Jane Stevenson 's biography of the painter. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
6/10. Taking on the Traffickers. Globally, human trafficking is the most lucrative illicit business after drugs and arms. Linda Pressiy visits El Salvador and Nicaragua to report on local efforts to protect girls and women from the trade in sexual exploitation. Producer Linda Pressly Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
1/2. Humphrey Lyttelton presents the story of Hollywood's involvement in the Second World War. Tinseltown responded not only with propaganda films but also by throwing some of their highest-earning stars into the battle, including James Stewart and Clark Gable. Producer Stephen Garner Spoken word choices: page 139
5/5 Bitter Batter. The last of the comedy dramas about an immigrant f ish-and-chip shop in Leeds. It is now 1936 and a Jewish family run the business. Melvyn's batter is limp and lifeless, that is until a stranger arrives with a new recipe. The riddle of The Battered Devil is about to be revealed. By Gary Brown.
Producer/Director Peter Leslie Wild
'4/6 Barbara Myers is joined by Dr Jonathan Morrell to answer listeners' calls on the subject of cholesterol, including whether cholesterol-lowering drugs really help. producer Beth Eastwood
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4/5. When you need to create the illusion of being in another world, it seems that film-makers can do no better than head for the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Matthew Sweet discovers how films, including Stardust and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, managed to create their unearthly settings in the remote expanse of the Beacons. For details see Monday
Six months after fire ripped through the Cutty Sark, the world's last surviving tea clipper, Quentin Cooper talks to the conservation team about the painstaking techniques and public support involved in restoring the famous vessel.
6/6. Sketch show in which madness is always lurking just beneath the surface of normality. Written and performed by David Armand , Rupert Russell ,
Sam Spedding and Nick Tanner , with Katy Brand. Producer Katie Marsden
8/8. Africa's Chance. Do many African nations now have the opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty? The boom in prices for raw materials and controversial Chinese investment mean countries like Kenya and Mozambique are among the world's fastest-growing economies. Richard Dowden , one of Africa's most respected analysts, asks if it can turn this windfall into a long-term path to development.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
1/4. Scathing comedy show. This week, Jo and her husband explore their options when they realise they "used to go out". With Simon Greenall , Moray Hunter and Marian Pashley. Written by Jo Caulfield and Kevin Anderson. Producer Neil Mossey
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