With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and Sean Curran.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
4:Sophie Germain. In the last of the series, Adam Hart-Davis explores the life of an 18th-century French woman who, inspired by Archimedes to study mathematics, pretended to be a man in order to pursue her greatest passion - finding a proof for Fermat's last theorem.
By Jonathan Coe , adapted by Simon Littlefield.
Continuing the four-part tale of musical, political and sexual passion in 1970s Birmingham. 3: Bring Me Sunshine
Music by Louis Philippe performed by Louis Philippe and Jonathan Coe Producer Lucy Armitage
By Alex Jones. In 1987 the grave of a humble pilgrim was discovered in a part of Worcester Cathedral normally reserved for Bishops and Princes. How did such a man come to be buried there? The monks are preparing a banquet for a visitor, when they are rudely interrupted by an uninvited guest.
Music consultant Adrian Lucas Director Peter Leslie Wild
3: Extraordinary Little Cough. Read by lestyn Jones. A camping holiday is spoilt by the arrival of Brazell and Skully, "the worst boys in the school." Producer Alison Hindell For further details see Monday
3: The World at Their Feet: Meet the Big Boys
The tallest tower crane in the world, the K10,000, stands three times higher than the Statue of Liberty. Dylan Winter learns how cranes have grown to match our own grandiose architectural visions, from the London Eye to China's Three Gorges Dam. For details see Monday (R)
Dr Raj Persaud continues his series on the current state of mental health for black people in the UK. This week Paul Grey reflects on the important role thatwork played in his own rehabilitation. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
By Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby with additional material by Graeme Garden. This week Giles Wemmbley Hogg , traveller, backpacker, fearless investigator of cultural diversity and upper middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton , goes off to ... India.
Producer David Tyler
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Francine Stock introduces the arts show and reports on The Mother, a new film with a screenplay by Hanif Kureishi about a recently bereaved 65-year-old woman who embarks on an affairwith a man half her age. Producer Rebecca Nicholson
Michael Buerk chairs another debate in which
Michael Gove , Steven Rose , Melanie Philips and Claire Fox cross-examine witnesses with conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's headlines.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
The political sketch writer of The Guardian,
Simon Hoggart , takes a sideways look at the week's events in the Westminster village, and if he's lucky, a little beyond. Producer Rachel Wright Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm
Giant Creatures of the Sea. This year a true sea monsterwas caught in Antarctica - the Colossal Squid. Peter Evans investigates how such huge animals are able to support their large size, and wonders what else might be lurking in the depths Of the ocean. Producer Alexandra Feacham
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