3/5. Tower, Windsor, Bucks and Jimmy's Hennessey is commissioned into the Grenadier Guards and is straining at the leash to get to the Middle East. But the British Army has other plans for him: parading and primary-school teaching. By Peter Hennessey. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Children conceived by a sperm donor are aware that they may have a number of half-brothers and sisters with whom they can bond. Kati Whitaker talks to those in the UK and the USA about the ways in which these contacts can be made, and the difficult choice facing both parents and children. For some there is the reward of discovery of a half-sibling, but for others the search is a journey into the unknown. Producer Kati Whitaker
5/6. The word is spreading like meat paste - sorry, duck pate - and business is booming, but there is a teenage fly in the soup du jour. Comedy by John Godber and Jane Thornton.
Producer/Director Chris Wallis
Maya is shocked to discover her brother has ditched his girlfriend, sold his tracksuits, and become a Muslim. Their father is afraid his son is being groomed for Jihad. But the difficult truth is much closer to home. By Edson Burton.
Producer/Director Mary Ward-Lowery
2/3.AttheCreaseBy Robert Shearman.
An adult recalls how his obsessive father was determined that he should become an England cricketer. However, the games being played do not make it easy for either of them. Read by Adam Godley. For details see yesterday
2/2. Giving his personal perspective on the writer, Jon Canter remembers sharing a flat with Douglas Adams , before and after he wrote The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Jon recalls Adams as being a fiercely loyal, manic obsessive, loveable giant o a friend.
With contributions from other flatmates and Douglas's friend Professor Richard Dawkins. Presented by Andrew McGibbon
Producers Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero
4/8. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Claire Fox , Melanie Phillips , Clifford Longley and Matthew Taylor cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Producer Phil Pegum
2/2. As mass democracy and new mass media were born in the 1920s, the first spin doctors were on hand to help politicians use them.
Anne Perkins asks what today's MPs could learn from their experience in utilising new media. Producer Giles Edwards Rptd from Sunday at 10.45pm
1/2. Some scientists and meteorologists now argue that deserts, including the Sahara, could become greener and experience more rainfall as a result of global warming. Ayisha Yahya explores the arguments in the first of two programmes recorded on location in Mali and Egypt. Producer Ruth Evans
3/10. in their search for clues into the disappearance of their mother, Peter and Anna begin to make lists of her possessions and acquaintances. They begin to think like spies. By Georgina Harding. For details see Monday
3/6. Writer Nat Segnit is fascinated by people who travel alone. He decides to talk to some of them, asking strange men about sex and dating. Comedy by Nat Segnit and Stewart Wright. Producer Steven Canny
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