The story of the scientist whose legacy was eclipsed after his death by rival Isaac Newton. (S) (W)
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Alice Coote, one of Britain's most exciting young singers, features in the first of three concerts from Edinburgh. With accompanist Julius Drake , the Queen's Hall programme boasts Schumann's Franenliebe und-leben plus Mahler's Ruckert Lieder and songs from Das Knaben Wunderhorn.
Stephanie Hughes hosts.
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Dr Jonathan Foyle introduces archive footage of Dan Cruickshank , with the amazing tale behind Blenheim Palace, and Germaine Greer on a tour of Warwickshire. Foyle himself also explores mysterious buildings on a journey to the Midlands. www.bbc.co.uk/restoration
Suppose the US president had never met the intern. Clive Anderson talks to Jef McAllister, Janet Daley and Martin Kettle. (S) (W)