With the Rev Dr Mary Cotes.
With Rupert Segar. Producer Sarah Tempest
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
Jeremy Paxman and guests set the cultural agenda fortheweek. Producer Ariane Koek. Repeated at 9.30pm
Jamie Glover reads Roger Osborne 's gripping account of a scientific scandal in the early years of the century when a gifted young geologist was accused of fraud. Abridged in five parts by Doreen Estall. Part 1. Producer Sarah Johnson
The Lord's My Shepherd (Crimond); Ecclesiastes 3, wl-8; Pie Jesu (Faure); Thine Be the Glory (Maccabaeus). With Manchester Cathedral
Choristers. Director of music Christopher Stokes.
The National Portrait Gallery in Scotland is celebrating the work of the few female photographers to grace the Magnum Agency. Four of them join Sheila McClennon to talk about their work which has captured images from across the globe. Drama: Nicholas NicklebybyCharles Dickens. Part 11 Of 30. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: [address removed]. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Peter Snow presents a six-part history series in which the stories are provided by an edition of a newspaper randomly selected by computer.
4: The Illustrated London News - 3 January 185 7. A paragraph hints at the massive trade in ice before the days of refrigeration; Henry Grattan Guinness preaches against the evils of drink in front of the family brewery; and novelist Sarah Harrison Spins a Dickensian tale. Producer Andrew Green
A comedy by Katie Campbell. The world's most intriguing woman is trapped under a bed, playing a fast and loose game with her captor.
Director Claire Grove
With Trixie Rawlinson and John Waite.
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners puttheirown questionsto contestants. Second semi-final.
Devised by John P Wynn. Questions by Ian Gillies Producer Richard Edis. Repeated Saturday 11pm
Repeated from yesterday 7pm
Written and directed by Paul Dodgson. A drama about a tormented commuter who is enduring the daily ritual of the underground when he hears a former girlfriend playing a Bach cello suite. His obsession is such that within days he has thrown away his life and followed herto Barcelona.
Music performed by the Minerva Quartet. Producer VivBeeby
Vincent Dugglebytakes calls on an issue affecting personal finance.
Producer Frances Macdonald. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm
Ten years afterthe fall of communism in eastern Europe, five east Europeans tell their different stories. 1: Hungary- Sporting Passions. Laszlo Szkodati charts the fortunes of H ungarian football through the story of one of its most famous clubs - MTK Budapest. Producer Tim Whewell
Radio 4's unique history of Britain tells the story of our present century. Narrated by Anna Massey , with additional readings by Robert Powell and Patience Tomlinson. 51: 1958-CND, Cyprus and the End of National Service
Producer Pete Atkin. Written by Christopher Lee
Extended repeat from yesterday
Jenni Murray and guests discuss topical international issues behind the headlines.
Producer Paul Bajoria
5.00 With Clare English and Nigel Wrench.
The antidote to panel games starts its autumn series atthe Grand Opera House in York. Mirth and considerable merriment comes from
Graeme Garden , Jeremy Hardy , Sandi Toksvig and Tim Brooke-Taylor . Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair. Musical accompaniment is provided by Colin Sell. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
Out Of Sight, Out Of mind. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Francine Stock meets Tom Paulin who is about to publish a new collection of poems entitled The Wind Dog. Producer John Goudie
By Charles Dickens , dramatised by Mike Walker. Nicholas and Smike leave London to seek their fortunes, and find themselves in the company of Mr Vincent Crummies , actor. Meanwhile Kate suffers further advances from the odious Sir
Mulberry Hawk. Part 11 of 30. with Stephen Critchlow and loan Meredith. Music arranged and performed by Melanie Pappenheim and Anne Wood Director Jeremy Mortimer. Repeated from 10.45am
Sir Mulberry Hawk:
Miss la Creevy:
Jenny Cuffe presents the first in a six-part series comparing public services in Britain and on the Continent through the experiences of people living in Bristol and its twin cities. 1: Falling III
Heart patients in Bordeaux receive surgerywhen they need it; in Bristol you can wait for two years - unless, that is, you go private. Producer Sheila Cook
New six-part series in which Clare Hampson explores the lives of British people who have chosen to live in Asia. 1: Nepal- the Oldest Swinger Ex-Brummie Steve Cabb, Nepal's favourite DJ, married a Sherpa who prefers the shopping in Birmingham New Streetto the Himalayas. Cabb takes Hampson On atourof Nepal. Producer Sara Jane Hall
Two Forests. Mark Carwardine visits Belvoir Forest
Park in Belfast, the only inner-city forest left in Europe. Producer Elizabeth Kelly. Repeated tomorrow 11am
With Claire Bolderson.
By Honore de Balzac, translated by Sylvia Raphael. Juliet Stevenson reads a classic tale of the power of avarice and the pity of unrequited passion in provincial France. Abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall. Part 1. Producer Di speirs
Shortened repeat from Saturday 9am
By Lynne Truss. Josie Lawrence reads a comic tale of mad Swedish geneticists, clones, doubles, cut-throat journalism and Abba.
Abridged in ten parts by Katrin Williams. Part 1. Producer Ned Chaillet