with Jenny Nemko and Judith Lyons.
with Anna Ford and James Naughtie.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Pauline Webb.
"Audio notelets" from Julian Critchley , MP, to his successor Gerald Howarth.
3: How Not to Become a Knight of the Shire. TheThatcheryears, in which Julian likens Margaret's legs to those of a Jack Russell terrier and now ponders on what might have been if only he'd been able to keep such observations to himself. Producer Jane Ray
with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner
The first in a four-part series in which Fergus Keeling introduces members of his amazing radio menagerie. BatRop This week he tunes into a musical cacophony of twitters, shrieks and whines from an orchestra of insect munchers, fish eaters and blood suckers.
From Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church, Abertillery, led by Rev Roy Jenkins with Cambrensis. Sing unto the Lord a new song; Our Father God; Praise Him; Meekness and majesty; 1 Kings 3, w4-14. Musical Director Kelvin Thomas.
The Pastoral Epistles. Denis Quilley continues reading The Rrst LetterofPaul to Timothy.
Producer Noel Vincent
Jenni Murray invites you to a celebration of fathers and fatherhood, with Blake Morrison who is reading part 6 of his very personal tribute And When Did You Last See YourFatlwr?
Producer Sally Feldman
With cuts in higher education funding, Helen Madden asks what is in store for the students of tomorrow.
Morecambe's Midland Hotel stands as a monument to the British seaside at its most splendid. With its art deco design and Eric Gill reliefs, it dominated a town renowned in the 50s as the entertainment mecca of the North.
Visiting the Bay today, Rony Robinson embarks on a personal quest for the lost heyday of a British institution. Producer Paul Bajoria
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with John Howard.
Editor Ken Vass
Robert Robinson returns with the nationwide general-knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
First Round- London. Toby Davies (banker); Jeremy Cotton (biologist); Penelope Feeney (accountant); and George Hill (journalist). Producer Richard Edis
Another chance to hear Florence Percy 's first play for radio.
Edith is elderly and forgetful and Vivien, her daughter, tries to stimulate her memory by showing her mementoes of the past. But when some letters from Vivien's missingdaughter are discovered, their relationship seems threatened.
Director Sue Wilson
Call Gerry Anderson on [number removed]. Editor Sharon Banoff
Natalie Wheen reviews a new production of The Magic Flute in Leeds and discusses From the Teeth of Angels, the latest dark fantasy from acclaimed author Jonathan Carroll.
Producer Erika Wright (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
Written and read by Beryl Bainbridge.
The May Day celebrations take a peculiar turn this year. Is it something to do with the poisonous ivy? Producer Duncan Minshull
Presented by Derek Cooper.
by Derek Lister.
Guy's progressive loss of memory is like a slow death, painful not only for him but for his family, whose compassion is stretched to the limits.
Pianist Mia Soteriou Director Jane Morgan
5: Postmen. After 40 years with the Post Office, Bert Robinson returns to the walks with new postwoman Suzanne McLean. Producer Lucy Lunt
(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Robin Lustig.
by Vladimir Nabokov.
A writer dies suddenly. His brother sorts through his papers and becomes intrigued as to who Sebastian Knight really was.
Read in ten episodes by Michael Fitzgerald. Abridged by Roland Challis. Director Philip Martin
Bel Mooney and her guest Baroness Mary Warnock explore the grey area between belief and unbelief. Producer Malcolm Love
Final episode of Tony Bagley 's comedy drama with a twist, starring Martin Clunes as Roy, Zoe Wanamaker as Jane, and Toyah Willcox as Elsa.
What did Roy and Jane get up to after the concert? And what lengths will Dick go to in his attempts to become Frank Sinatra ?
Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger