Led by Becky Harris. Glorious Things ot
Thee Are Spoken (Abbot's Leigh). Isaiah 33, W13-16; 20-22. 0 How Amiable (Vaughan Williams). Salvation Belongs to Our God
(Howard and Turner, arr Leddington Wngnu.
2/9. Iceland. Paul Henley investigates the human impact of the economic disaster that has hit the tiny nation of Iceland. He hears the individual stories of Icelanders who have lost their jobs and their life savings and asks what lies next for them and their country Producer Daniel Tetlow Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Henri Cartier-Bresson was the first Western photographer granted access to the USSR in 1954 His goal was to photograph "human beings in the streets, in the shops, at work, and at play". Things as They Are - as the photos came to be titled, represented a glimpse of real life behind the iron Curtain.
A century after the birth of Cartier-Bresson,
Mark Haworth-Booth tells the story of this extraordinary assignment. Producer Mohini Patel
By Robert McCrum. At the age of 42, the chief editor of Faber and Faber,
Robert McCrum , suffered a devastating stroke. This is a searingly honest account of his experience that includes extracts from his diary and that of his wife, Sarah.
Producer Karen Rose
2/5. Another chance to travel the world with the young winners of the BBC/Royal
Geographical Society's annual competition. Photographer Chris Brown recounts the experience of joining the Rupshu tribe of Ladakh in India on their annual high-altitude trek. The traditional journey becomes a battle for survival as the country endures its worst winter in more than 30 years. Producer Simon Elmes (Revised rpt)
4/5. The Wall. It is the spring of 2000 and Anna has returned to Berlin for the first time in three years. Visiting the new Berlin Wall
Memorial, she runs into a former Stasi officer she once interviewed during her research. Hagen Koch takes her on an idiosyncratic tour of the city, which turns out to be as strange as any fiction. Anna Funder 's story is read by Samantha Bond. For details see Monday
4/5. Alnwick Castle, Northumberland. Some of British history's most notorious characters have flounced over the escarpments of Northumberland's Alnwick Castle in the name of film and television. Matthew Sweet discovers what attracted the film-makers of Elizabeth, Mary, Queen of Scots and The Virgin Queen to this medieval landmark. For details see Monday
Quentin Cooper joins scientists on Mount Etna in Sicily who have been monitoring Europe's most active volcano for more than 30 years. He visits a fissure that has been erupting since May, and climbs to the summit craters, which are constantly emitting sulphurous fumes and Steam.
Tim Whewell paints a portrait of diverse
Leicester, which may hold lessons for urban Britain coping with new arrivals. The civic elite here extol the harmonious "Leicester Model" of race relations, developed after East-African Asians arrived in the 1970s and prospered. But how will it hold up if it becomes a city where no one group is in the majority? Producer Mukul Devichand
5/8. Mukul Devichand travels to Mumbai and Delhi to investigate whether cities in the developing world will follow the model of London and New York, favouring the elite over the poor. He visits slums and suburbs and meets planners, architects and leaders to ask if the surging cities can avoid dangerous mistakes. Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
2/4. Comedy sketch show featuring the strange and happy world of Tom Basden , Stefan Golaszewski , Tim Key and Lloyd Woolf. Producer Victoria Lloyd
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