3/4. Tom Heap continues his look at the impact of the global food crisis on the UK. Arable farmers were encouraged to protect the environment, but now scarcity is forcing them to squeeze as much food out of the land as they can. Producer Jolyon Jenkins Repeated at 9.30pm
Travels on the Dance Floor
1/5. Cuba Libre. Grevel Lindop goes to Havana in search of the heart of salsa and meets Geldys, who recalibrates his centre of gravity forever. Grevel Lindop reads extracts from his book, abridged by Libby Spurrier. Producer Matt Thompson Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Travels on the Dance Floor tor £13.49 incl p&p (RRP E14.99), call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than Bp a minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only
News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.
1.30 Round Britain Quiz
8/12. Teams from Wales and the Miaianas compete in the cryptic quiz show, hosted by Tom Sutcliffe. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
1/2. A Streetcar Named Revenge Now living in a retirement home, former actors William and Sandy still nurse an affectionate animosity towards one another that harks back to the 1960s when they starred on TV as Holmes and Watson. Here. two characters from their past return to haunt them. Drama by Michael Chaplin. Part two of Two-Pipe Problems is tomorrow at 2.15pm Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie
1/5. Famous Blue Raincoat. When Lisa's son shows an interest in her earlier career as a singer in a folk band it triggers uncomfortable memories. The first in a selection of stories from Colm Toibin 's recent collection is read by Frances Tomelty and abridged by Julian Wilkinson. Producer Elizabeth Allard
1/5. Kenya. Almost half the world's population lives on less than a dollar a day. By talking to the real people living in these conditions, Mike Wooldridge captures the humiliation, powerlessness and hardship that this statistic fails to convey. He begins in western Kenya where he meets a large family struggling to survive on seven to ten dollars a month. Producer Ruth Evans
3/10. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair at the Latitude festival in Southwold, where the panellists are Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Ross Noble and Robin Ince.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/5. By Robert Forrest. A thriller and love story set in tenth-century Japan, inspired by the diary of Sei Shonagon. A series of disturbing crimes throws Empress Sadako's court into confusion and Shonagon's brilliance and wit is called upon for more than her Empress's amusement.
Producer Lu Kemp Repeated from 10.45am
There are claims that many patients die each year because doctors and nurses, although technically skilled, don't always spot a potentially life-threatening error. GP Dr Phil Hammond investigates. Producers Richard Bannerman and Jane Feinmann
1/5. By Bethan Roberts. Kitty, a young woman with little domestic experience, applies for her first job as cook to a bohemian household during the summer of 1936. Abridged by Elizabeth Burke and read by Sian Thomas. Producers Nigel Lewis and Kate McAII
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2/9. To the Moon and Back. The actors use the success of the futuristic radio soap to secure lucrative advertising deals. Comedy by Christopher William Hill.
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