With James Whitbourn and guest. Producer Kathryn Blennerhassett
With James Naughtie and John Humphrys
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Colin Morris.
Sport news with Cliff Morgan. Producer Audrey Adams
Ann Gregg presents holiday news. Producer Dave Harvey
Repeated tomorrow at 10.45pm
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Conversation with Ned Sherrin. Producer Jon Rowlands
The series that reports on politics around Britain.
Editor Gwyneth Williams
Producer Tony Grant
Alison Mitchell with financial news. Producer Tim Bowler
The award-winning antidote to panel games returns with a show from this year's Brighton Festival. Join regular panellists Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Willie Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor with chairman Humphrey Lyttelton , for something old, something new, quite a lot of things borrowed, and Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith. Rptd Monday 6.30pm
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion in Bath with Carmen Callil , writer and journalist; Peter Hitchens , assistant editor of the Daily Express; Margaret Hodge MP, a member of Labour's Home Affairs team; and the Rt Hon William Waldegrave MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Repeated from yesterday
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Producers Nadine Grieve and Anne Peacock LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
By Richard Edmunds. The scene is a village in Papua New Guinea. In one canoe sit men from the logging company, in the other a group called Rainforest Rescue. with Nina Wadia , Sandra James Young. Geoffrey Whitehead and Tessa Worsley. Director Andy Jordan Rpt
Max Easterman explores events of the past which bring the present into perspective.
Editors Archie Baron and Neil Cameron
Repeated tomorrow at 8.30pm
Peter Evans discovers how weather forecasting is about to enter a new, more accurate phase.
Producer Rami Tzabar. Rptd Tue 8.00pm E-MAIL: email@example.com
Reports on major issues and events. Repeated from Tuesday
Afour-part series on unusual collections. 3: Charlie Millar from Orkney collects island memorabilia, including a uniform from the old Kirkwall town band, and the hangman's irons. Reporter David Hartley. Producer Michael Shaw
A sideways look at the week's news. Repeated from yesterday
Political Cartoonists. In Belfast,
Robert Robinson meets five cartoonists who cross the sectarian divide to wage war against political pomposity and discovers just what sort of dire consequences can ensue when victims of the pen lose their sense of humour. Producer Bruce Whitney Low. Rptd Thur 11.30pm
Paul Allen in conversation with a key figure in the arts.
Producer Adrian Washboume. At the time of going to press the scheduled programme for this slot was pulled and the billing for Friday's repeat at 9.30pm is. therefore, incorrect.
The first half of a two-part play by Alan Ayckbourn. When Henry Bell decides to end it all by jumping off Albert Bridge , he is surprised to meet a young woman with exactly the same object in mind. with Jack May , Jenny Howe , George Parsons. Malcolm Ward. Deborah Berlin , Margaret John.
Natasha Pyne and Susannah Corbett. Adapted by Richard Wigmore. Director Gordon House
First broadcast on BBC World Service Radio
Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Patrick Lambert
Presented by Canon Eddie Neale.
Buzz or Bunk?Is the Internet an exciting new creative medium for poets, or a repository for second-rate doggerel? Simon Armitage looks at the impact of new technology on the art and craft of poetry. Producer Felicity Goodall
The series which explores the world of colour.
3: The WoadLess Travelled. Fenella
Fielding and Michael Fenton-Stevens find blue the most seductive of colours. Written by Annette Kobak. Producer Kate McALL
Sarah Ward invites musical guests to make a case for two pieces of music that have inspired them. With Mark Anthony Turnage , Ian Carr and Jah Wobble.
Repeated from Tuesday
The final episode of Christopher Fitz -Simon's comedy drama set in 1950s Co Donegal. A new series starts on Tuesday evening at 6.30pm.
Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes. Director Eoin O'Callaghan Rpt
Rev Samuel Hawthorne:
By lain Pattison.
Read by Jonathan Keeble. Repeated from Wednesday