1 - 4 April 2013
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Monday 1 April: India (Part 3 of 3)
In his thrid programme from India Peter Day talks to Anand Mahindra, the CEO and Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra, or M&M, one of India’s largest "federations" of companies, whose products range from utility vehicles and tractors, to financial services and real estate.
Tuesday 2 April: What If…we all had a car?
There are over a billion cars in the world today, and there could be as many as four billion by the middle of the century. So how will we keep the roads moving and prevent pollution rising? Theo Leggett meets the people developing new cars that can fold, drive themselves and even communicate with each other. But are these new cars appealing enough to entice drivers away from traditional car ownership and are they suitable for the mega-cities of the future?
Wednesday 3 April: Gareth Thomas - Former Wales Rugby Captain
Stephen Sackur speaks to Welsh rugby legend, Gareth Thomas. He confronted one of the last great taboos in professional sport by publically revealing his homosexuality, while still playing at the top level. His honesty won him admiration within and far beyond the world of rugby, but has he changed anything for other gay sportsmen? And what other awkward truths lie behind the public mask donned by sport's elite performers?
Thursday 4 April: Studio in the Sand
BBC Foreign correspondent and music journalist Robin Denselow travels to the refugee camps of the Saharawi people in Algeria, who were displaced from Western Sahara following a land dispute war with Morocco. The Saharawi have been living in the camps for 20 years, with their young people knowing nothing except life in the camps, where there is little chance of employment or escape. The music of the Saharawi is not as well known as that of neighbouring Mali, but is a powerful expression of their culture, and their desire to return home to the land from which they were displaced, a land whose landscapes and animals many younger Saharawi have never seen and can only dream about in the lyrics and chords of their music.