1/5. For centuries, London was the front line of science's battle against disease. Richard Barnett explores how London life has been shaped by sickness and health. The first episode covers Roman advertising and the legacy of leprosy. Read by Tony Gardner. Abridged and produced by Jill Waters. Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Medical London for Â£14.39 (RRP Â£15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit [web address removed]
Introduced by Jane Garvey.
RT CHOICE 10.45 Snobs 1/5. A witty satire on English snobbery, by Julian Fellowes.
The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Radio features: pages 120-121
i Joseph Fiennes stars as the young
Lt Richard Burton who, in 1853, disguised
I himself as an Afghani pilgrim and undertook an expedition to Mecca. His aim was to explore the Holy of Holies. He chronicles this journey, fraught with dangers and misadventure. But can he hide his identity from his two young guides? By David Pownall.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh
Lt Richard Burton:
1/5. Protocol. It is obvious from TimmyBinn's demeanour that this evening's visit is different from all the others - tonight he is on a special mission. Dermot Crowley reads the first of a batch of stories from one of Ireland's most Cherished writers. Producer Anne Simpson
1/5. Leading scientists take to the streets to engage directly with the British public over a number of contested issues. In this first programme, cloning expert Professor
Stephen Minger joins the congregation at St Mary's Church in Elham to discuss the creation of embryos that are part cow, part human. Producer Anna Buckley
By Milton Jones and James Cary.
Starring Milton Jones, with Tom Goodman-Hill, Ingrid Oliver and Dan Tetsell.
3/4. With absolutely no ability whatsoever Milton Jones sets himself up as a world-renowned magician and illusionist who gets tangled up in a devilish plot to make the Bank of England disappear.
Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm.
RT DIRECT: To order Another Case of Milton Jones CD for Â£12.99 (RRP Â£9.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (standard rate) quoting RTD286, or visit [web address removed].
1/5. Julian Fellowes's satire on English snobbery, adapted from his own novel.
Edith Lavery, the daughter of an accountant, has a dull job in an estate agent's and a distinctly middle-class life until, on a visit to the local stately home, Broughton Hall, she meets Charles, the extremely eligible earl.
Producer Kate McAll Repeated from 10.45am Radio features: pages 120-121
New series 1/4. The Jarrow March. Michael Portillo revisits moments in history to see how they have been misrepresented. He begins this series by looking at the Jarrow March, remembered as a dignified demonstration, but one that masks a violent and dangerous set of marches that ended with bloodshed and rioting in the capital. Producer Neil George
The NHS is undertaking one of the most ambitious IT projects ever - to synchronise all of its computer systems - a project that has rarely been out of the headlines since it began in 2002. Sue Nelson examines the project and asks why it has met with such criticism in the media. Producer Erika Wright
6/10. Amanda Root reads Gillian Slovo 's tale of love, outsiders, race and identity. Evelyn and Emil continue to clash over how best to integrate into English society and a seemingly chance encounter threatens to tear Evelyn's family apart. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Justine Willett
RT DIRECT: To order Black Orchids for £16.19 (RRP £17.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
French and German schoolpupils have begun using the same history textbook. Mark Whitaker reports from France, Germany and Bosnia on how teaching history can overcome mistrust and conflict. Producer Mark Whitaker
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