With Rabbi Jonathan Romaine on Holocaust
Editor Chris Burns
More stories from the British countryside with Charlottte Smith.
Producer Gabi Fisher. Shortened 1.30pm
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes another wry look at some of the foibles of family life.
Producer Paula McGinley. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com
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Arthur Smith presents the programme featuring travellers' tales, anecdotes and conversation. Producer Eleanor Garland. PHONE: [number removed]
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Soap operas are the most popular programmes on British radio and television. In the first of two programmes Tina Baker investigates what it is about them that makes them addictive to so many people. Producer Anne McNaught (R)
Peter Oborne of the Sunday Express looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Jane Ashley
BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer TonyGrant
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice from those trying to make the most of their money. Producer Jennifer Clarke. Repeated tomorrow 9pm
Simon Hoggart chairs the topical comedy panel game, this week with Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton , Linda Smith and Krishnan Guru-Murthy , Channel 4 news presenter. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at City University in London, by Charles KennedyMP , Michael Portillo MP. Clare Short MP , and Northern Ireland's First Minister David Trimble. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson. E-MAIL: email@example.com
Tony Coult 's drama about the surprising story of Britain's most famous cookery expert is based on the stage play by Alison Neil. Mrs Beeton could not cook, did not write recipes and died after many personal tragedies. Herfame was largely due to the love of her life - her husband Samuel.
Director Nandita Ghose
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Richard Stilgoe concludes his exploration of the role of the Lord Lieutenants who, since the time of Henry VIII , have acted as the Monarch's representative in the shires. Today Stilgoe is in Belfast with Lady Carswell, the Lord Lieutenant of Belfast, who is presenting a Queen's Award for Enterprise to a technology company in Gerry Adam 's constituency. Producer Dixi Stewart
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
BBC Radio Collection: a variety of Woman Hourshort stories are available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Dan Damon.
Andrew Collins presents a profile of actor Michael Douglas on the release of his new film, Traffic. Producer Nicki Paxman
Ned Sherrin and guests with the usual eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producer Chris Wilson
Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the British premiere of Peter Brook 's Le Costume, the story of a menage a trois between a woman, her husband and a suit. They also look at the autobiographical portrayal of a rock critic on the road in Cameron Crowe 's new film, Almost Famous. Producer Jerome Weatherald
The Elves and theShoemaker. Could the genial old shoemaker be an exponent of the sweat shop? The last of economist Bridget Rosewell 's mischievous readings reinterprets the popular fairy story as a guide to the ways of profit, loss and exploitation. Repeated from Sunday
Using archive never previously broadcast,
Jo Glanville tells the story of Belsen concentration camp, going beyond the familiar images of the liberation to reveal its little-known post-war history. Producer Smita Patel Polly Toynbee : page 16
The conclusion of Carlo Gebler 's dramatisation of Sam Hanna Bell 's novel. Servant girl Sarah bears a child to one of the Echlin brothers, farmers in late 19th-century rural Ulster. Her refusal to name the father alienates both herself and the Echlins from the puritanical local community and has far-reaching consequences for all concerned.
Repeated from Sunday
As part of Radio 4's Victoria Season,
Michael Buerk chairs a debate from the Science Museum in London, in front of an invited and participating audience. Janet Daley , David Cook , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting and provocative views on the roles of religion and science since the Victorian era.
Russell Davies examines the stories behind the opening nights of well-known musicals.
West Side Story. Downbeat, urban and rough, this musical shocked audiences in New York.
When it opened in the West End in 1958 British theatregoers gave itthe acclaim it merited. Sheridan Morley , who was at that first night, recalls the event. With memories from the stars and creators Of the Show. Repeated from Sunday
Frank Delaney presents a selection of poems inspired by childhood, including verse by Thomas Hood , Coventry Patmore and Roger McGough. Readers Susie Brann , Stephen Moore ,
Tim PiggOt Smith and Bill Wallis. Repeated from Sunday
Five stories on the theme of the body. 3:
Jack Damian 's mysterious friend Jack is back from his travels around the world. The two have plenty to talk about. Producer Thomas Morris (R)