2/5. The Peckham Prototype. In Peter Collinson 's ordered garden, many of Britain's favourite flowers first bloomed. Andrea Wulf 's book asks how Britain became a nation of gardeners. for details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
A profile of the folk singer and collector who in the 1950s and 60s helped revive many traditional forms of folk music. Verity Sharp talks to Shirley Collins and to some of those she has influenced, and previews her new show On London's South Bank. Producer Julian May
4/4. Bud Powell. Bud Powell was the outstanding exponent of the bebop style on the piano. Ken Clarke is joined by writer and pianist Brian Priestley to explore his music and life. Producer Paul Evans Rptd Saturday 3.30pm
A teenager struggling to remain sane turns a corner when emails promising to change his life get mysteriously personal. A darkly comic drama by Donna Franceschild.
Producer Kirsty Williams
13/13. Richard Daniel discusses listeners' questions about the environment. Producer Toby Murcott
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2/5 The Card Shop. An elderly man is surprised to find he has something in common with a young card collector.
Nicola Monaghan reads her own story, commissioned by the Claverley
Reading Group. For details see yesterday
2/10 Llewelyn-Bowen looks at two early 1930s blocks of flats, High Point and the Isokon Building in London, where the modernist social experiment came close to being realised. For details see yesterday
1/6 January 31. With reports of his death greatly exaggerated, Ed struggles with the dreaded tax return and surprises the literary world by being, well, alive. Acerbic comedy by Chris Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.
Producer Dawn Ellis
10/10. An essential component of the converters that clean up car emissions, platinum is now twice the price of gold.
Angus Stickler investigates claims that, as mining companies rush to exploit South Africa's reserves, traditional farmers are being forced off their ancestral lands. Producer Andy Denwood
4/4. What is the right amount of sleep? Margaret Thatcher claimed that four hours was enough for her. Vivienne Parry investigates whether the "normal" eight hours is just a 19th-century myth. Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
3/6. The Taj Mahal and How It Was Done The award-winning National Theatre of Brent recreate 17th-century India, and recount one of the greatest love stories ever told. Starring Peter Barlow and John Ramm. Producer Liz Anstee ; Director Martin Duncan
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