RT 1/5. RA Scotti's account describes the events that followed the extraordinary day in August 1911 when the Mona Lisa went missing from the Louvre in Paris. In the Salon Carre , there is a gap on the wall where the painting once hung. Abridged by Penny Leicester. Read by Nickolas Grace. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Lost Mona Lisa is available for E16.19 (RRP £17.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.
In 2007 Bruno Prior saw an article in The Times - ski resort for sale for one Swiss franc.
Presenter Miles Warde has been following what happened next. With access to key meetings, this is a rollercoaster of a tale as the British businessman tries to cope with events out of his control. Producer Miles Warde
On the eve of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, two unlikely strangers are thrown together as they grieve the loss of someone they never knew. By Colin Bytheway.
Producer/Director Celia de Wolff
Music journalist David Hepworth looks at the history of the bootleg - the unofficial issue of a live recording, studio out-take or demo tape. Always a contentious issue, artists hated bootleggers for putting out poor quality sound products and record companies bemoaned the loss of revenues. The fans, on the other hand, lapped them up. Hepworth follows the fortunes of the rock bootleg from Bob Dylan 's Great White
Wonder in 1969 through to the file-sharing internet sites of the 21st century. Shortened repeat from Saturday at 8pm
11/15. Cary Grant - the Influence of Hollywood. In a small screening theatre, Laurence and fashion journalist Bronwyn Cosgrave celebrate the stars, films and television that have redefined men's fashion from Clark Gable to Mad Men. Producer Susan Marling
New series. 1/6. Why are we attracted to the idea of travel to wild places?
Katie Derham finds out from a writer, a swimmer who prefers nature to a man-made pool, and a campaigner for Europe's wild places. He also hears from a listener who reports from the wilderness of southern Africa. Producer Susan Marling
5/6. David Mitchell hosts the show in which panellists Sean Lock, Arthur Smith, Sue Perkins and Miranda Hart are encouraged to tell lies in a bid to smuggle as many items of truth as possible past their opponents.
Producer Jon Naismith
Rptd on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/10. Mary Braddon 's novel is set in the glittering world of Lucy Graham , who gains all the riches she desires through her marriage to the devoted Sir Michael Audley. Her maid, Phoebe, watches with envy as Lucy delights in the glories of her new life. Mary Elizabeth Braddon 's novel is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.
Producers/Directors Julie Beckett and Fiona Kelcher Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. There are currently 300 young people held in secure units, sent by the courts for offences ranging from rape to assault. Winifred Robinson examines the attempts to address aberrant behaviour in these teenagers, including vocational training - talking to some of the youngsters and their families about what the future holds. Producer Sue Mitchell
3/8. Virtual Warming. Where does the stuff we post on the web actually get stored?
Analysts estimate that the manufacture, use and disposal of computer technology contributes around two per cent of global emissions - about the same as aviation. And is the City of London running out of power for its IT use?
Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm
6/10. Betty MacDonald 's amusing account of survival in the Great Depression, under the wing of her sister Mary. During the worst times, Betty and her sisters have to find cheap ways to have fun. Abridged by Jennifer Howarth. Read by Debora Weston. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery RT DIRECT: Anybody Can Do Anything is available for
E7.95 inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.
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