From earliest times, miracles have been the subject of fierce theological debate, intense popular piety and serious medical study, and are still powerful ideas today. Returning after the summer break, Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of miracles, from the Bible and the miracle tradition of the medieval church to Reformation arguments and the questioning scientific bent of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
4/5. After Eddie's death, the Galloway women have been able to move back into the family home. Things should be looking up - but the constant pressure to be good is beginning to tell on Janice. By Janice Galloway. For details see Monday Repeated at12.30am
The writer and journalist Arthur Mee produced on average a million words a year for 50 years. Enthusiast Ian Sansom explores the life and work of the prolific educator whose Children's
Encyclopedia, first published in 1908, and its successor, the weekly Children's Newspaper, were bought by millions throughout the first half of the 20th century. Producer Sara Davies
When impertinent young Lydia Bennet discovers that it's her sister Elizabeth who s the heroine of Pride and Prejudice, and that her own love life happens offstage, she sets about Duttino matters right. By Judith French.
4/5 You're Not Ann Laurenson , Are You?
On a train out of Waterloo a middle-aged man becomes fascinated by the woman sitting opposite him. As the train ratt es through the countryside he is mentally constructing a way of introducing himself which absolutely cannot fail to intrigue her. Frank Dunne 's offbeat love story is read by Philip Franks. For details see Monday
Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Andrew Wilson and Dr Richard Paul about the science behind bio-signatures biological information trapped in the structure of hair. The trio discuss how the information gathered can have a variety of uses in such diverse areas as archaeology, forensics and sports science.
4/5. Heather. Shopkeeper Heather
(Deborah Findlay ), describes how the events on the night of a fatal train crash transformed her relationship with the local community. By Richard Monks.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/3. Mike Thomson follows the paper trail that unearths the true extent of Britain's role in the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, when the world held its breath as two superpowers teetered on the edge of nuclear war. What decisions was Macmillan making on behalf of his people and how close did he bring Britain to all-out war? Producer Neil George
5/8. Brand Wagon. Companies are obsessed with creating and nurturing their brands, but what is the business of branding all about? To get some insights, Peter Day visits a museum of brands that failed, and hears from the people trying to revive "zombie" brands from the dead.
Producer Neil Koenig Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
6/6. Hurrah for the Eco Car. Tom Heap tries to reignite enthusiasm for the eco car. These electric or hydrogen-powered vehicles were once heralded as the future of motoring but, for the most part, have failed to materialise as viable alternatives to petrol power.
Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
5/5. Jon visits the perimeter fence at Stonehenge that he almost jumped over to prove his devotion to his girlfriend. He talks to comic writer Jane Bussman about the time she decided to drop her well-paid job in the media to seek out a man who worked in Africa for a charity. Producer Simon Jacobs
2/2. George Formby was the highest-paid entertainer of his day - not bad for a lad who had struggled to read and write. Allan Beswick concludes this profile with a look at Formby's war effort and his relationship with his wife, Beryl, and their unlikely role in anti-apartheid politics. For details see yesterday
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