Friday 17 October 2008
To Sir, with Love - 11am & 5am BBC Radio 7
Kwame Kwei-Armah stars in the concluding part of this adaptation of E R Braithwaite's autobiographical novel, in which a black teacher struggles to take control of an unruly inner-city classroom.
Crooked House - 11.30am Radio 4
Rory Kinnear, Anna Maxwell Martin and Phil Davis star in this four-part adaptation of Agatha Christie's story. It's a post-war, class-themed murder mystery that was said to be one of the author's favourite works.
Phil Manzanera's Six Strings and a Plank of Wood - 6pm planetrock
Tonight's guest is the Scottish guitarist Bert Jansch, a founder member of the folk band Pentangle, whose innovative style has influenced musicians such as Johnny Marr, Bernard Butler, Jimmy Page, Nick Drake and Neil Young.
James Bond Short Stories - 9.15pm Radio 2
Damian Lewis reads Ian Fleming's James Bond short story 'The Living Daylights', in which the morose agent is assigned to kill a KGB assassin.
TVJamie's Sugar Rush reveal's campaigning chef's new foe
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
The real reason Eddie Redmayne was cast as a trans woman in The Danish Girl
Star Wars: New action dolls launched on Force Friday ahead of The Force Awakens release
Ricki And The Flash, film review: Meryl Streep's rock'n'roll creation steals the show
Joan Aiken: Today's Google Doodle celebrates life of British fantasy novelist
Photographer captures the beauty and intensity of his girlfriend giving birth at home
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees