With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
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3. My Country Right or Left. "Patriotism has nothing to do with conservatism. It is devotion to something that is changing but is felt to be mystically the same. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
St Francis abandoned everything he owned and devoted his life to the poor and the sick, yet the order he founded was ordered by the Pope to change its position on poverty and property ownership.
Roger Bolton asks whetherChristianity's most popular saint was betrayed by the very church that raised him to sainthood. Producer Nick Stuart
June Whitfield and Adrian Scarborough star in a dark comedy adapted by Martin Shea , James O'Neill and Eamonn O'Neill from the short story by Dino Buzzatti. Giovanni Corte is admitted to a hospital with a difference: it has seven floors, with patients housed on each storey according to the severity of their condition.
Hospital staff played by Michael Begley , Sally Bretton , Zoe Henry and Paul Hilton Director Jim Poyser
A week of stories that explore the twists and turns ot DNA. 3: Misty Crossing by Lavinia Greenlaw. Read by John Mackay. When a man is caught in a train crash with someone he shouldn't 't be with, he faces a stark choice between two courses of action. For details see Monday
3. A Little Place in the Sun. Majorcans increasingly find their neighbour is English or German. Foreigners now own over 20 per cent ofthe island, and Majorcans are being priced out of the market. Peter Hughes meets Matthias Kuhn , a German millionaire who builds houses for other millionaires, and gets a grand tour of the ritziest bathroom on the island. For details see Monday
Laurie Taylor talks to Richard Hoggart , founder of contemporary cultural studies, and to socio-linguist, Deborah Cameron , about the impact of communication skills on everyday language. Producer Jacqueline Smith
Connie St Louis continues her look at health and well-being in middle age. 2. Crisis, What Crisis? How do the changes in middle age affect our mental wellbeing? Do children leaving home leave an empty nest? Is this the right time to change career, and how does changing fertility make us feel? Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
Christopher Fitz-Simon's funereal six-part comedy drama series.
Having assumed control over Butler's Funeral Furnishers, Frances takes the bold step of applying to open a crematorium. But her rivals the Nearys aren't best pleased. (R)
Francine Stock with the arts news, interviews and the verdict on Max, a new film in which a well-off
Jewish art dealer and First World War veteran, played by John Cusack , meets up with a penniless would-be artist, Adolf Hitler.
By George Eliot. 13 Acts of Charity. Lucy Deane is convincing her father to buy back Dorlcote Mill for Tom Tulliverto manage. Philip Wakem has told his father of his love for Maggie.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs another live debate in which Michael Gove , Steven Rose , Ian Hargreaves and Melanie Phillips cross- examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes Repeated Satuday at 10.15pm
Three programmes in which Simon Heffer draws lessons for the present day from Mathew Arnold 's Culture and Anarchy. 1: Sweetness and Light Editor Nicola Meyrick Producer Dennis Sewell Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
3: The Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, famous for pioneering work on the nature of matter, splitting the atom, the beginnings of the universe and the discovery of DNA, is the subject of David Robertson 's final programme about labs in which the modern world was forged. Producer Susan Marling
Another instalment of the new poetry and spoken word show, featuring talent from the hip-hop/rap poetry scene and from London's Speakers' Corner. Recorded at what must be the tiniest outside broadcast venue in radio and presented by poet/actor/dancer Dr Stewart. Producer Graham Frost
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