with the Rev John Davies
with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament
8.50 Listeners' Letters
with Libby Purves
Producer Mary Sharp. Stereo
The Stolen Party
Read by Lynn Farleigh.
Written by Liliana Heker. Translated by Alberto Mangoel Producer Sarah Kilgarriff (R)
Lord, Teach Us How to Pray Aright (St
Hugh, BBC HB 344); Philippians 1, vv 2-11; Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord Alway; Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern, BBC HB 328). With the BBC Singers. Stereo
Actress Eleanor Bron has spent the last few weeks rooting through her hoard of treasured poems and paragraphs from favourite books. Now she'll be able to share them helped by readers Joanna David and John Fortune. Producer Kate Whitehead Stereo (Rpld Sun 10. 15pm)
The last of four programmes focusing on people who thrive on the subterranean lifestyle.
In the event of a nuclear war, 84-year-old Ted Boseley reckons he would be able to survive happily for at least a month in the bunker he has built himself under his Somerset home. Mark Burman visits Ted's pride and joy. Producer Mohini Patel
Presenter John Howard
Peter Tinniswood 's six-part series. 5: Easy to
Love William is threatening to send Father to an old folks' home and Nancy is prepared to go to any length to save him.... Director
Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo (R)
with James Naughtie
by the Conservative Party
King Jolly at the Fair Stereo (R)
How sexist is the House of Commons? Hear it like it is, from MPs
Clare Short , Emma Nicholson , Dawn Primarolo, Theresa Gorman and Alice Mahon.
Presenter Jenni Murray. Serial: A Particular
A trapeze artist isn't convinced by her partner's explanation for her almost fatal loss of concentration.
Written by Colin Scott.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
The third of five conversations in which the poet Adrian Henri is interviewed about his life and work by Carol Ann Duffy.
Reader Neville Smith. Producer Alec Reid
Actors Ian McKellen and Brian Cox are engaged in the National Theatre's ambitious new productions of "Richard III" and "King Lear" which will be touring worldwide.
Paul Allen meets them in rehearsal with the directors Richard Eyre and Deborah Warner.
A major examination of the meaning of democracy, and how it affects both rulers and ruled. Professor Anthony King and a distinguished panel of international politicians lead the discussion with an invited audience from around the world in the Grand Committee Room at the Palace of Westminster.
On the panel are: RtHon
Sir Geoffrey Howe , MP, Rt Hon Denis Healey , MP, Jeane Kirkpatrick
(former US Ambassador to the UN),
Michael Zantovsky (spokesman for
President Havel) and Jean-Pierre Cot , (leader of the Socialist group of the European Parliament). Producers Anne Sloman , Sheila Cook and Gareth Butler (R)
Tony Palmer meets Earwig, the central character in a new play by the Royal
Shakespeare Company that deals in the dirty suds of soap opera;
Tim Marlow looks at new sculptures, made of wool, at the Bluecoat Galleries in Liverpool, and Jill Neville takes flying lessons.
Producer Anthony Denselow Stereo
with Roger White. Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod. stereo
The View from the Ground
6: The Vietcong's Peacemaker -
The Fragrance Aspirant In the second of five programmes marking the birth of key cultural phenomena, Nigel Fountain traces the history of after-shave. Back in the 1950s
Britain's men considered personal hygiene effeminate: a 'man's man' had to reek of sweat, oil and 'baccy'. The birth of 'Old Spice' in 1957 turned the nation's armpits into charmpits, and launched men on a journey through macho Brut and yuppie Polo to the 90s family-man image of Rapport.
Producer Wendy Pilmer
11.30 The New Curiosity Shop: Fullers Earth
11.50 Leisure: The Growth of Soccer and Organised Sport