Taking a Stand (9.00 am R4). Norman Finkelstein, author of The Holocaust Industry , talks to Fergal Keane.
The Secrets of Maps (9.30 am). Simon Calder begins a series on map history with Gerard Mercator.
Dancing Shadows (1.30 R4). Film sound explored in a new series, beginning with sound designer Walter Murch ( The Conversation , Apocalypse Now ) talking to Christopher Cook.
The Year 1901 (3.45 R4). Part two: Town, Country and Suburbia.
Blackeyes (9.00 UK Drama). Episodes one and two of Dennis Potter's 1989 self-directed drama - episodes three and four on Wednesday.
Congo (9.00 BBC2). Start of natural-history series on the Congo River basin -"one of Africa's least explored regions".
» Night Waves (9.30 R3). Discussing the conflicts between science and religion, with Harvard's Stephen Jay Gould and others.
» Blood on the Carpet (9.50 BBC2). "A Very Bitter Pill". British biotech's boardroom battles -specifically between entrepreneur-founder Keith McCullagh and chief scientist Andrew Millar concerning research data trials for Marimastat; a possible cancer cure.
Boston Law (10.35 BBC1 -11.15 in Wales and Scotland). More interesting behind-the-scenes stuff from the Massachusetts courts. The series is now running just once a week - but the good news is that it will keep going until March.