(or until close of play)
England v West Indies
Commentary on the second day of the Fifth Test at the Oval. Including Talking Point at 1.18* - a look into one of today's cricketing issues- and Newsatl.15*. 'Approximate time
Tony Robinson relates the story of the pugnacious hero of Gallic supremacy- Asterix the Gaul. More popularthan Mickey Mouse , and translated into more languages than Anne Frank 's diary. Asterix is a global phenomenom. Why is this so and what does this tell us about the potency of graphic novels? Producer Rebecca Nicholson
By Alex Ferguson. The first of four dramas in the Walks of Protest series. Jessie Lincoln is left holding the baby when husband Tom joins the Jarrow March. But as 10m marches in one direction, headstrong Jessie marches in another.
Director Lindsay Leonard
The first in a new series of the health phone-in. Headaches. What is the difference between a normal headache and a migraine? And could your pain be a symptom of a more serious condition such as a sinus infection or even a stroke? Call Barbara Myers with your questions from 1.30pm. Producer Ali Ayres. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/health/
Trouble with Religion. In the last of the series, comedian Simon Evans starts trouble with his plan to reorganise the Church of England along the lines of a sheep farm, starting with the parish Of Catford. Producer Charlie Taylor
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present another in the series of the topical comedy show, featuring sketches from Emma Clarke , Jon Holmes and Andy Hurst , as well as songs from Mitch Benn and stand-up from Steve Furst.
Producer Ashley Blaker. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
Tom has a surprise customer.
Written by Paul Brodrick. Director Sean O'Connor
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]
Nick Clarke chairs debates on issues of perennial interest in front of an invited audience. Listeners can also vote on the motion. Tonight's edition comes from the Kings Fund, London.
4: " If people cannot give up tobacco voluntarily, smoking should be controlled and confined by law." Producer Nick Utechin. To vote YES PHONE: [number removed]. To vote NO PHONE: [number removed]. LINES OPEN at8.45pm until
2.30pm tomorrow. Maximum call cost lOp. Rptd Saturday 1.15pm
By John Mortimer. An elderly man stands in the darkeninggarden of a vicarage by the sea and looks back on a life which seems to have passed as swiftly as Lord Byron's dormouse summer.
With the Willie Brown Uni Band and accordionist Kevin Street Director Marilyn Imrie (R)
Henry, the elder:
Henry, the younger:
Henry a boy:
Chat and features on sport with Eleanor Oldroyd , including a look ahead to England's international football match against world champions, France. Plus more of sports writer Ian Wooldridge 's Olympic reminiscences. Producer SimonCrosse
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