As Britain's first major motorway celebrates its 50th year, poet and musician John Hegley presents a poetic meditation on the 200-mne stretch of road that is the transport backbone of Britain. He learns why there's no Junction 3, discovers there was a scientific formula to the loo break that determined how far apart service stations should be built, and admires this road for the glimpse on the modern world it offers. Producer Emily Palmer
Hattie Naylor 's play is based on the true story of four-year-old
Ivan Mishukov , who walked out of his Moscow apartment and spent two years living on the streets, where he was adopted by a pack of wild dogs. Ivan is played by Tom Glenister. Producer Paul Dodgson
2/3. The Fortress at Bruges. Bruges has been saved from the floods caused by global warming by a feat of engineering called the Fortress. The solidarity of two old friends - a Walloon historian and a Fleming engineer - is tested by the arrival of Jean's new girlfriend, Magdalena. By Gregory Norminton , read by Stephen Campbell Moore. For details see yesterday
Why are we less anxious about crimes committed by businesses than those by individuals on the streets? In the first of three programmes, Laurie Taylor explores white-collar crime, asking experts on both sides of the law about the culture, practice and, often, the non-prosecution of white-collar crime.
Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
4/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Kenan Malik , Melanie Phillips and Clifford Longley cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer Phil Pegum Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/4. Clive Coleman tells the stories of cases that shaped society but are little known outside the legal world. He begins by revisiting the dramatic trial of two Quakers in 1670, which established the principle that judges cannot intimidate juries - no matter how furious the bench may be.
Producer Polly Hope
Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm Repeated on Sunday at 5.45am
Sixty years ago, the MV llala was built, destined for Lake Nyasa, now Lake Malawi.
With no accessible outlet to the sea, the boat was shipped out in pieces overland, before being reassembled on site. Adam Lusekelo visits the passenger ship, still operating on the lake, to discover how it provides a weekly lifeline for the remote communities of Malawi and Mozambique. Producer Ruth Evans
5/6. Comedy show, conceived by and starring David Quantick, in which every sketch features only a single voice. With Graeme Garden, Johnny Daukes, Deborah Norton, Katie Davies, Dan Antopolski, and Andrew Crawford. Producer Julian Mayers
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