(All time pm unless stated.) Performance on 3
I Have a Right to … (7.30 World Service, repeated Saturday 1.30 am). The final programme is about international justice and human rights, with a special focus on the Rwanda war crimes trials. Visit the I Have a Right to … website for more details.
Blake Night (from 8.00 BBC Knowledge). Including a preview of the London Tate exhibition, and The Ancients (9.40, repeated 12.10 am), a historical drama by Louis Caulfield, with Kenneth Cranham as Blake and Mel Raido as Samuel Palmer (see also Sunday R3). Further information on the William Blake exhibition at the Tate Britain website.
The War Behind the Wire (9.00 BBC2; 9.30 in Wales). The first of two programmes about British PoWs and their attempts to escape Stalag Luft III. With archive film, personal recollections and extracts from the movies that fictionalised the reality.
Night Waves (9.40 R3) asks what role British cinema played in the Cold War.
(All time pm unless stated.)
Performance on 3(7.30 R3). A weekend celebrating the centenary of Aaron Copland's birth begins with a concert live from the Barbican in London and an interval talk by Anthony Burton. (The concert will be shown on BBC Knowledge on Thursday, 9.00 - See also Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday R3.)