with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
Passport to Liverpool Benjamin Zephaniah, Rastafarian poet, profiles the beleaguered community of Liverpool 8. Producer Anna Parkinson (R)
The pygmy chimpanzee was discovered only this century: Jessica Holm and Fergus Keeling hear about the fourth great ape, plus the link between kangaroo paws and the courtship roles of Australian bush crickets. Producer John Holmes
Today is All Saints' Day. Canon Noel Vincent is at St Paul's Church, Jarrow, to reflect on the life of the Venerable Bede.
Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)
This week: Jenny Cuffe talks to Sheila Mottley who, in 1962, gave birth to a child affected by Thalidomide.
Producer Joy Hatwood. Stereo
Sue Berry argues that historic buildings should be used, rather than simply conserved. Producer Roy Apps
with James Naughtie
Presenter Jenni Murray. Serial: Of Such
Small Differences (3)
Regional Variations (2)
Dr Jack Jackson is a famous man in both his field and his community. What will happen when he retires? A radio debut for writer James Scott , himself a surgeon.
With Spencer Banks , Ben Onwukwe , Paul Downing and James Greene. Director Richard Imison
Colleen McCullough discusses her new novel, The First Man in Rome; a look at a selection of Jane Austen 's letters to her sister Cassandra, and at an anthology of erotic writing by women.
Presenter Nigel Forde. Producer Vivien Devlin
Paul Allen sees director Peter Brook 's Tempest in Glasgow, and writer Keith Waterhouse 's Bookends in London; and counter-tenor James Bowman visits the studio. Producer Kate Wilkinson
with Wendy Austin and Niall Dickson
and Financial Report
Jenny Cuffe visits
Windsor and its castle for the last programme in the series about towns that have become inseparable from the institutions at their heart. Producer John Watkins. Stereo
Moneybags and Brains In the second of two programmes on Anglo-American relations,
Peter Hennessy asks: will British influence increase in Washington thanks to a Gulf dividend, or does the 'special relationship' now depend on the degree to which
Britain commits herself to
Producer Caroline Anstey
Presenter Kati Whitaker Producer Marlene Pease
with Peter Day. Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod Stereo
4: A Dream of Red Hands Stereo
A six-part adaptation of Nicolas Freeling 's novel. 5: An Infirmary in Auschwitz The seeds of the mystery of the missing landlady are found in the birth of a baby in a German concentration camp.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Matthew Walters. Stereo