With Canon Noel Vincent.
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
With Professor Anthony Clare. Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm
Four writers explore an experience that gives them intense pleasure.
1: Meetings with Pelicans by Howard Jacobson. "It was while I was lounging against the bonnet of the car, trying to make a crisp and cheese sandwich, that the pelican paddled up. I called to him, 'Come nearer,' which he did. Then I said, 'Open your mouth,'and he did." Producer Beaty Rubens
Holy! Holy! Holy! (Nicaea); 1 Peter 1, W13-21; Love One Another (Wesley); Love of the Father (Song 22). Director of music Gordon Stewart.
Novelists Lawrence Norfolk and Rachel Cusk discuss their choice of paperbacks with Tom Sutcliffe. Producer Susan Roberts Repeated Sunday 9pm
The news of 50 years ago today.
Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial:
A Many Splendoured Thing. Final part. For details see Monday
Repeated from Sunday 2pm
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With Lesley Riddoch.
Peter Kerry 's six-part comedy series. 3: In her bid to settle on Paradise,
Marcia decides to take time out from medicine and join in a few local activities. The lifeboat drill on the Bobby Vee is not quite what she had in mind for a fun night out, but on this remote island, what else is there to do? Mrs Peevis, however, is unhappy.
With Jean Southern. Stephen Thirkeld and Niall Ashdown. Producer Kathy Smith
With Nick Clarke.
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
A four-part drama by Tony Mulholland. 3: The Big Picture. An ex-member of the Militant Tendency is making life difficult for Evelyn as she continues to canvass for New Labour, and Pat has just had to sack her drunken agent.
The election campaign could be going better for both candidates.
Director Brian Lighthill
First of ten views of life in this century. An Early-Morning Swim. Rudolf Strauss was born in Augsburg, Germany, in 1913. When Hitler rose to power, he departed for Britain, where he has lived ever since. Winter and summer, he begins the day with a swim in the ponds of London's Hampstead Heath. Producer Piers Plowright
With Nick Clarke and Chris Lowe.
Repeated from Monday 12.25pm
An unexpected visitor for Susan. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm
With John Waite and his team. Editor Graham Ellis
Repeated tomorrow 9.05am
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Hail! Durban to Southampton. On 6
March, the ocean liner Oriana set sail from Hong Kong. For many of the families on board, this was the last boat home, and they left behind a life as servants to Her Majesty's Hong Kong Government. In the second of two programmes, Julian Pettifer travels with the families to record their memories, regrets and hopes. Producers Sara Conkey and Mary Price
The last of eight documentaries telling stories which cross boundaries of geography and generation.
Vicarage Allsorts. In a quiet corner of Norfolk, many of the Rev Martin Down 's parishioners have found new ways to worship. Sara Parker reports that some of the more traditional villagers are unhappy about the rash of speaking tongues and healing. Series editor Sharon Banoff
Thethird in afive-part series exploring the ways different scientific disciplines are working together to illuminate fundamental questions. Presenter Quentin Cooper examines how psychologists, neuroscientists and biochemists are on the brink of discovering what makes humans smart. Producer Julian Brown
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
Paul Gambaccini looks at how the British national character has been portrayed on screen from Dickens to Dad's Army.
Producer Paul Quinn
With Robin Lustig.
By the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
By Timothy Mo. Part 8. For details see Monday
The fifth of six programmes featuring forgotten sporting heroes. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson
Karl MacDermott 's six-part comedy. 5: Cora is busy trying to organise
Tubberbiggle's first-ever arts festival. with Jonathan White , Mario Rosenstock and Farrell Fleming. Producer Alan De Pellette
and Sue The fourth of a five-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. with Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss. Music by Mark Burton Producer Pete Sinclair Repeat
By Elizabeth McCracken. Part 3. For details see Monday