Pearl Mussels. Helen Mark looks at the plight of Scotland's freshwater pearl mussel, already endangered, and now facing threats from thieves who are decimating their numbers in the hope of finding the precious gem within. Producer Helen Lennard Repeated on Thursday at 3pm
Presenter Clare Balding is joined by Colonel Bob Stewart , formerly in command of tne
United Nations peacekeeping forces in Bosnia and now a broadcaster in current affairs. With poet Kate FOX. Producer Torquil MacLeod
1/2 Simon Schama , historian and natural-born Englishman, has lived in the US for nearly 30 years and has gone native in one important respect - he's fallen hopelessly in love with baseball, especially his adopted team, the Boston Red Sox.
He's never asked himself why.... until now. Producer Philip Sellars
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A collection of dispatches from the BBC s foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
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Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Tony Cozier on the second day of the Fifth Test at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad. With analysis from Vivian Richards , Geoffrey Boycott and Vic Marks.
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2/5. With a dead man's money safely stowed in the bank, Tom is living in a chateau in France with his beautiful French wife. But the clever art forgery that funds Tom's expensive tastes is about to be uncovered. The second in the season of Patricia Highsmith 's thrillers about Tom Ripley , dramatised by Alan McDonald. Director Claire Grove
The album sleeve note has been diminished by the digitalisation of music, reduced to eye-wateringly small print by the CD case and dispensed with entirely by many who download their music from the internet. Music writer Laura Barton explains her love of the sleeve note.
Repeated from Tuesday
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On the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising, Sino-Tibetan expert Isabel Hilton reflects on the journeys that displaced Tibetans have taken over the last half-century. In a special interview, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, shares his thoughts on Tibetan identity and the challenges his people face. Hilton also visits communities in exile in Dharamsala and London, where Tibetan refugees recount their personal stories. Shortened.
1/2. When the mysterious space object known as "Rama" appears in the solar system, the crew of the SV Endeavour is sent to investigate. Arthur C Clarke 's sci-fi novel, dramatised by Mike Walker.
Repeated from Sunday
5/5. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Michael Portillo , Claire Fox , Matthew Taylor and Clifford Longley cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the Week's news. Repeated from Wednesday
1/6. In No God's Land. Well-known figures explore ideas of the absence of God from their own perspective, beginning with journalist Martin Bell , who reflects on his experience in war zones. Producer Clair Jaquiss
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