New series. 1/5. Disability campaigner Baroness Jane Campbell returns to New Malden, Surrey, where she remembers her dream of being no different from her able-bodied friends. Presented by Wendy Robbins. Producer Smita Patel Repeated at 9.30pm
4/5. The Cradle of Civilisation. A little-reported but culturally significant effect or the Iraq war is the country's loss of ancient artefacts. From Baghdad's Iraq Museum alone it is estimated that 15.000 objects have disappeared. Antiquarian Rick Gekoski examines how and why these were looted and speculates on their fate. Producer Angela Hind
2/5. The foundation of the Bank of England and the first bank notes provide a new business opportunity for arch-counterfeiter William Chaloner. By Thomas Levenson. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
3/9. The Sea of Cortez. The Sea of Cortez (also known as the Gulf of California) is a hotspot where the widest variety of cetaceans on Earth can be found. As well as having close encounters with whales, Tessa McGregor reflects on the prophetic words of Ed Ricketts and John Steinbeck in The Log from the Sea of Cortez, a narrative account of their 1940 boat expedition.
Producer Tessa McGregor Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
A recently unearthed script written for Kenneth Horne and Kenneth Williams in 1966 is given its first radio performance before an audience by Robin Sebastian as Williams and Jonathan Rigby as Horne, with Charles Armstrong as the Announcer. introduced by the script's finder Wes Butters. Producer Stephen Garner
Twice Ken Is Plenty: The Lost Script of Kenneth Williams 11.30 am Radio 4
You never know what weird and wonderful stuff you can find on eBay. Late in 2005, Wes Butters came across papers put up for auction by the godson of Kenneth Williams (above, with Kenneth Horne). Among the memorabilia, Butters found a 1966 script, Twice Ken Is Plenty, written by Kenneth Horne and Mollie Millest, that had never been broadcast. But not for long. Actors Robin Sebastian and Jonathan Rigby revive the two Kens in front of an audience, who are clearly having fun, at the BBC Radio Theatre. The story pivots around the duo's attempts to infiltrate the inner recesses of Broadcasting House, meaning a great deal of doors get opened (cue those familiar sound effects), a welter of bad puns, Light Programme in-jokes and buckets of innuendo. Like all nostalgia, it can disappoint at times, but mostly, it is a joyous, glorious titterfest that will have you groaning in bad-pun heaven.
Bill Nighy stars in Duncan Macmillan 's romantic comedy about the end of the world, a woman who falls in love with the moon, and her husband, who falls back in love with her.
Producer/Director Sam Hoyle
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J/3. Come On Up to the House. Peter Capaldi reads AL Kennedy 's story, the first of three based on the music of Tom Waits. A powerful tale of a man on the edge who finds himself reaching out to a perfect stranger, inspired by Waits's track of the same name. Producer Justine Willett
2/3. Family Business. Liz Barclay examines whether keeping it in the family makes for better business. What happens if junior doesn't want to take over the reins? And is sacking dad an option? Producer Adam Fowler
2/6. Comedy sketch show starring
David Mitchell and Robert Webb , including Make Me a Celebrity Centaur, an exciting new reality show that features cutting-edge surgery and some horses. With Sarah Hadland , Olivia Colman and James Bachman. Producer Gareth Edwards
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2/5. Week Nine: Tom and Stella. It is 1965 and Jewish drama student Stella encounters disapproval from her parents after telling them she is in a relationship with an older man. For cast and details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am
Headteacher Mike Tull attempts to bridge ethnic divisions through education, as part of a scheme to tackle underachievement in struggling Lancashire mill towns. With Gerry Northam. Producer Sally Chesworth Rptd on Sun at 5pm
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