With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Mark D'Arcy and Sean Curran.
7.48Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
A series profiling important Latin Americans who continue to make an impact. 3: RafaelAlfonzo is a Venezuelan businessman who says he has been driven into politics bythe antics of the leftist president
Hugo Chavez. Linda Pressly meets him in Caracas. Producer Linda Pressly
A Man There Lived
Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea A Man There Lived in Galilee (Tyrol).Acts 1, w1-5. O Lord, Give Thy
Holy Spirit (Tallis). Lord ofthe Dance (Shaker Tune).
Director of music Christopher Stokes.
By the Light of the Moon. Mark Carwardine looks at the influence the Moon has had on evolution and discovers that without it life itself may not haveat 9pm evolved. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
Created in the 1920s, this serial story of two African
Americans from the Deep South trying to make a new life in Harlem was the biggest thing in American radio with one in three Americans tuning in every nteht' But fwlo years it's been an embarrassment
-factors whoaeated and starred in Amos 'n'
Andy were white men, Freeman F Gosden and Charles J Correll. Jeffrey Robinson presents the first of two programmes. The second part can be heard next week at the same time. Producer Dave Batchelor
George Gershwin , Jerome Kern , Richard Rodgers and Cole Porter wrote the tunes, but for 40 years and 300 Broadway shows Robert Russell Bennett arranged those tunes forthe theatre, and indomgs, created the sound ofthe golden age of the musical.
Jeremy Sams looks at the man behind the scenes. Producer Dave Batchelor
A play about tradition, change and the clash of cultures in contemporary Glasgow.
A refugee boy is chased into the River Clyde, when a local lad leaps in to save him, both are trapped under a wharf building. In the time that it takes for the tide to change, and for a rescue to be mounted, truths are revealed about the boys, their families and the citv in which they live. Inspired by the life and work of George Parsonage, the current custodian of the Glasgow Humane Society.
2: The Middle of the World. "Where's the middle of the world?" asked Margaret. A group of small children go off in search of it, but find themselves accosted by Daft Peter en route. For details see yesterday
Simon Singh continues his investigation into the history and merits of some of the most special numbers in maths. Seven is lucky for many but for mathematicians it's central to a problem that's been on the mind of casino owners for decades - how many times should cards be shuffled to property randomise the deck? For details seeyesterday(R)
Philippa Lamb looks at radical new rules to make employers consult their staff over major decisions.
And another look at the story of how a group of young disabled people are faring in the world of work. Producer Caroline Bayley
By Marcus Powell and John Byrne. 5: / Could Write a Book. Roy mourns the loss of his faithful trombone until George hits on a novel idea forfindinga replacement. Meanwhile, Bernadette suspects that Victor is seeing someone else.
Producer Carol Smith
A government committee is considering universal vaccination against the liver disease hepatitis B. But with people now trying to sue because they believe the vaccine made them ill, would Britain's children be at greater risk from immunisation than from the disease? With Matthew Hill.
Producer Sarah Lewthwaite Editor David Ross Repeated Sunday 5pm
Children as young as seven have a negative picture of mental health, accordingto the latest research in the USA. Today Raj Persaud looks at what can be done to counter such prejudice among young people and asks what role children's literature has to play. Producer Katy Hickman Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
1: A Grass Odyssey. Danny, Alec and Jack are employed to cut grass, trim hedges, and prune rose bushes for the council. What they actually do is another matter. Mcintyre, the area supervisor, decides something has to be done. First of a four-part comedy drama by Paul Marshall , with Forbes Masson , Lewis MacLeod , Tony Osoba and Stuart Sinclair Blyth. Producer Lucy Bacon (R)
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