3/4. John Varley. The chief executive of Barclays, John Varley, gives Robert Peston an insider's view of how it felt to watch banks teeter on the brink of collapse over the weekend of 11 October 2008. Repeated at 9.30pm
New series. 1/4. Helena Kennedy OC started her career campaigning for legal reform to reflect changes in society. Now she believes things may have gone too far. She begins by looking at the rise of the victims' movement that she once championed. Now she wonders if it has gained such strength that it impinges on the rights of defendants. Producer Simon Hollis
1/5. As Warden of the Royal Mint, Isaac Newton took a hands-on approach to the interrogation of counterfeiting suspects held in Newgate. Thomas Levenson's biography traces the fascinating rivalry between the greatest scientific mind of the age and one of London's most accomplished and daring criminals, William Chaloner. Abridged by David Jackson Young. Read by Crawford Logan. Producer Bruce Young Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Newton and the Counterfeiter is available for Â£18.00(RRP Â£20.00) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit [Web Address Removed]
Women who suddenly find themselves widowed after years of marriage describe the difficulties of starting again, and finding unexpected happiness in later life.
Producers Elizabeth Burke and Kim Normanton
2/6. Walter has staff to fire and a broken heart to mend, but worst of all, his wife's come back to him and seems intent on pandering to his every whim. Museum-based comedy by David Nobbs.
Stephen Rea performs a piece of unflinching prose by Joseph O'Connor inspired by Joseph and Bridget Moore , reaHife Irish immigrants, as they struggle to cope in a New York tenement on the Lower East Side in 1869. Original music composed by Graeme Stewart
Violinist Ruby Colley ; Producer Gemma McMullan
1/5. Chris Ledgard looks at the lives of child prodigies. He meets Mark Bennett who was one of the brightest schoolboy mathematicians of his generation. But he tired of academic life after becoming a professor of mathematics at Cambridge, so he became a priest. Has he any regrets? Producer Chris Ledgard
New series. 1/5. Marking the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War,
Sally Magnusson helps Stella Collis find out more about her German PoW father, one of the many war-related stories explored in the family-history magazine. Producer Kate Bisseii
1/5. Week Nine: Tom and Stella. July 1964: drama student Stella Kaufman travels to Israel on a quest to "find herself" - but she's left with more questions than answers. The series exploring the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people continues with this dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal.
Producer Pauline Harris Repeated from 10.45am
New series. 1/3. Philip Cowley re-examines policies that were once highly controversial, but later became widely accepted. He looks back at the debates over the introduction of the national minimum wage and assesses its impact. Producer Jane Ashley
7/9. Bihar. David Goldblatt reports from the Indian town of Patwatoli, where more than 50 students in the last ten years have gained entry to India's scientific equivalent of Oxbridge. Repeated from Thursday
New series. 1/9. Turbines or Tearooms
Much of the British countryside is off-limits to green energy development. Tom Heap asks if it is time to site badly needed wind turbines in National Parks.
Producer Alasdair Cross Rptd on Thursday at 1.30pm
1/10. William Trevor 's exquisitely written and compassionate story, set deep in rural Ireland, of a brief summer love affair starts with a funeral - and a beginning. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Read by Dermot Crowley. Producer Di Speirs RT DIRECT: Love and Summer is available for £17.09
(RRP E18.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
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