1/5. Henry Goodman reads Christopher Bigsby 's biography of one of the greatest modern playwrights, based on papers made available to the author before Miller's death, as well as interviews with Miller and those closest to him. Abridged by Miranda Davies. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Arthur Miller (released 27 Nov) for E27 (RRP E30) inc p&p, call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
5/6. The Queens of Coal. Alan Dein enters a world of glamour set against the harsh reality of coal mining when he meets two former Coal Queens, elected by their collieries to represent their mines, and sees how the the title has affected their lives. Producer Neil McCarthy
2/6. Voluntary Service. As his Mum and Dad's spending goes wild, Harry tries to steer their interest into doing a bit more voluntary work. Comedy by Clive Coleman about a 40-something man trying to stop his parents spending his inheritance.
Producer/Director Sam Hoyle
1/5. From Revolution to Idyll - Mothertongue The poet George Szirtes reads his reflections on arriving in the UK having fled Hungary in the aftermath of the 1956 revolution. The first of a series of readings portraying the experiences of immigrant writers in the UK. Producer Elizabeth Allard
1/5. In a series that explores changing attitudes to waste and rubbish, travel writer Ian Marchant investigates the flip side of consumerism, starting in the London Borough of Brent, which is threatening to fine residents Who fail to recycle. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
7/8. Katie Derham learns how Paris has come to embrace cultural tourism as she is led round the recently opened Musee du
Quai Branly, and Malcolm McLaren reflects on the best and worst Of Paris. Producer David Prest
2/4. This week Milton Jones sets himself up as an expert in collecting antiques, despite having no ability whatsoever. Milton Jones and James Cary 's comedy stars Jones, with Tom Goodman-Hill , Ingrid Oliver and Ben Willbond. Producer David Tyler Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/5. Replete with New Discoveries. Choice anecdotes from John Aubrey 's eccentric, gossipy 17th-century masterpiece Brief
Lives, set against the touching and comic story of the literary friendship it produced. Curmudgeonly antiquarian Anthony Wood and the eccentric Aubrey embark on a singular endeavour. By Nick Warburton.
Director Abigail le Fleming Repeated from 10.45am
Frances, Louise and Kerry-Ann are part of a growing trend: women going ahead with pregnancies knowing that their babies will be born with Down's syndrome. The figures for such births are higher now than before pre-natal testing was introduced. Felicity Finch follows the women as they deal With their everyday lives. Producer Sue Mitchell
2/9. Iceland. Paul Henley reports on the human impact of the economic disaster that has hit Iceland. He hears from Icelanders who have lost their jobs and their life savings and asks what the future may hold for them and their country. Repeated from Thursday
6/6. Algae. You can eat it; you can power your car with it; you can put it on your skin. It even absorbs carbon dioxide. Richard Hollingham investigates algae, the latest candidate for fixing the planet. Producer John Watkins
1/10. Amanda Root reads Gillian Slovo 's love story, set against the backdrop of 1950s Ceylon and postwar London, that cuts across race, class and culture. When Evelyn's car breaks down and a man dies an appalling death in front of her, a charming Sinhalese stranger takes control. And everything changes. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Justine Willett
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