2/4. As the debate continues over whether or not airports should be expanded, Jonathan Freedland turns back the clock to the mid-19th century when similar arguments were raging over the expansion of the railways. Repeated at 9.30pm
4/5. In this series on bad habits in the workplace, Richard Herring explores perfectionism. He visits the double Michelinstarred restaurant of chef Marcus Wareing to see how he strives for what he calls food Utopia. Producer Lucy Greenwell
2/5. By Richard Barnett. Today's extract is taken from a collection of essays called Sick City and explores the commercial aspect of treatment and the medical marketplace. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
RT CHOICE New series 1/4. Andrew McGibbon speaks to the people who inspired,
99 worked for or employed well-known artists before they became famous. This first programme focuses on John Bassett , who was at Oxford University in the 1950s, and invited Dudley Moore to join his newly formed big band, The Bassett Hounds. Dudley's comedic talents quickly blossomed and John introduced Dudley to three other up-and-coming talents: Jonathan Miller , Peter Cook and Alan Bennett. Producer Andrew McGibbon
Trevor Nelson presents a documentary celebrating the 20th anniversary of Soul II Soul, the iconic 1980s urban collective that grew to become the voice for young, excluded Black Britain. Includes interviews with the driving force and founder, Jazzie B, social historian Les Back and Robert Elms. Producer Carmel Lonergan Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
In 1586, a group of men conspired to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I and return England to Catholic rule. But the plot was doomed from the beginning and their lives ended on the gallows. Written in the style of a contemporary documentary, Michael Butt 's drama unravels the many mysteries surrounding the plot.
10/13. Vanessa Collingridge presents the programme driven by listeners' questions about Britain's past. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: [address removed] Phone: [number removed]
2/5. Dr Sue Ion joins a woodland action group run by the Alternative Technology Centre in Hebden Bridge to argue the case that nuclear power is a necessary part of Britain's energy future. For details see yesterday
2/5. The news of Edith and Charles's romance hits the gossip columns but Lady Uckf ield, and the rest of Edith's soon-to-be in-laws, are hardly pleased. By Julian Fellowes.
For cast and details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am
How does it feel to have your finger on the nuclear button? Peter Hennessy speaks to the people who operate Britain's nuclear deterrent - from politicians down to the submariner who would, if called upon, unleash Armageddon. Producer Richard Knight Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
5/8. There's been an explosion in mental health blogging. Scores of blogs are being written and read every day, drawing thousands of readers and comments. The programme hears from two prominent bloggers about why they think the "blogosphere" is proving so important in mental health.
Producer Fiona Hill Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
3/4. Danny Robins uses the power of music to solve problems and generally improve the world. With the help of How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria? winner Connie Fisher ,
Danny Robins lends a hand to the worst five-a-side football team in the country, who have only won five games in the past three years. With Isy Suttie. Producer Ben Walker
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