3/4. it's a lump of rock with a population of less than 30,000. its importance as a military base is diminishing and its inhabitants have more in common with their neighbours than their compatriots in Britain. So why hang on to this anachronistic British territory? Quentin Letts takes a thought-provoking look at Gibraltar. Producer Rosie Dawson Repeated at 9.30pm
England v West Indies
Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld and Tony Cozier on the third and final one-day international of the series at
Edgbaston. Analysis comes from Vivian Richards , Angus Fraser and Paul Nixon.
Producer Adam Mountford *approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra from 10.30am TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm
6/8. Disappearing Songbirds. Severe declines in our migrant songbirds are perplexing scientists. Brett Westwood asks if research in Europe and Africa has come too late. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
Author Len Deighton, now aged 80, talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and work, including his Harry Palmer spy stories, his accounts of Second World War combats and his experience in the kitchen with the Action Cook Book.
n 1791 the composer Joseph Haydn ame to England for the first of two visits in which he was lauded by the aristocracy, the public and the press alike. Composer Matthew King looks at how these two visits were not only creatively and emotionally liberating, but rewarded Haydn with wealth beyond his dreams. Producer Paul Evans
2/2. Alone and without a Leader, Young Rumpole defends a man accused of murder, maintaining that he is innocent until proved guilty. He faces opposition from the establishment and support from unexpected quarters. By John Mortimer, adapted by Richard Stoneman.
Andy de la
8/8. Giovanni Falcone. Misha Glenny nominates the great anti-Mafia campaigner the Italian magistrate Giovanni Falcone for great-life status. Diego Gambetta offers expert opinions and Matthew Parris presides. Producer Miles Warde Repeated on Friday at 11pm
New series. 1/10. Allan Urry follows the David-and-Goliath struggle of a group of small business owners battling to force one of the high-street giants to take responsibility for the decisions they say left them in ruins. Producer Karen Kiernan Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series. 1/8. Can ghostly experiences be explained by electromagnetic fields?
Claudia Hammond finds out from scientists who have constructed a "haunted room". Producer Fiona Hill Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
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