Ian Hislop’s School Rules (2.45 am C4). A repeat of part two of British educational history reaches the 1930s, "an overcrowded, underfunded system dominated by Victorian thinking".
Unearthing Mysteries (11.00 am R4). Aubrey - Earth Story - Manning with a new archaeology series, beginning with the mysterious acoustic properties of Stone Age burial chambers and the latest speculation on the ritual roles of these "megalithic cathedrals".
Dear Mr Shaw (11.30 am R4). and Invisible Trumpets (1.30 R4). Shaw’s correspondence; Shaw’s music criticism.
Realm of the Asian Lion (Tuesday 7.00 C5). Wildlife documentary from western India.
The Booker Prize 2000 (8.00 C4). Live coverage of the prize ceremony.
Case Notes (9.00 R4). Screening (in a medical sense) – why can’t the experts agree on its effectiveness?
Night Waves (9.30 R3). William Blake assessed (see also Monday BBC1; Friday 10 Nov BBC Knowledge).
Everyman: The Children of Liberation (10.35 BBC1; Wednesday 10.50 in Scotland, Wednesday11.20 in Wales and N. Ireland). The Dutch offspring of British soldiers who liberated the Netherlands in 1945, and their attempts to trace their fathers.
Post Mortem (11.25 C5). Forensic scientists tell of the cases they’ve solved.
Breaking the Seal (12.30 am). An Open University repeat series about British archive resources, beginning with the Domesday Book.
Vote 2000 –USA (11.25 BBC1). Hours and hours of US election coverage, also on the cable/satellite news channels (Sky News, ITN, etc) of course.