With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
With the Very Revd Ken Riley. Here from All Nations (0 Quanta Qualia). Revelation 7, w9-10; 13-17. These Are They Which Follow the Lamb (Goss). Ye Servants of God (Paderbom).
Director of music Christopher Stokes.
Rosie Goldsmith travels to Poland to find out how the country is preparing for European Union membership. She meets a small, but growing number of Poles-including a Catholic priest - who are discoveringthey have hidden Jewish roots. How are they re-examining their identity in the light of the revelation? She also examines whether Poland is siding with its European Union neighbours orthe United States in taking military control of multinational troops in central Iraq. Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
First of two programmes in which novelist Louise Welsh considers what "gothic" really means, and why gothic literature still captures our imagination.
[Caption] The grim splendour of Glasgow's Necropolis provides the backdrop for an exploration of the gothic spirit
A Gothic Quest 11.30am R4
The novelist Louise Welsh (listed recently by The Guardian as one of their "50 women to watch") extends a long pointy finger tipped by an even longer pointy black nail and then slowly coils it back as she requests your company on a dark tour of the gothic genre. Starting in "a spectacular place, a city of the dead" (aka the Necropolis cemetery in her home town of Glasgow), Welsh interviews various experts about the ways in which gothic has popped up in poetry, fiction, art, architecture and film since the first gothic novel, Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto, was printed in 1764. Fellow novelist Sarah Waters joins the debate halfway through and provides the best description of gothic as something that "takes us to a place of fear, beyond our place in society, and shows all our anxieties." If the idea of a programme dealing with "death, madness, altered states, scientific abuses and outsiders" puts you off your mid-morning coffee, just remember that one of the great joys of gothic is that it never takes itself too seriously!
By John Pilkington. To mark the centenary of the death of the painter Camille Pissarro , the story traces his time as an exile in London when he and Monet gave birth to the French Impressionist movement.
Producer Cherry Cookson
Barbara Myers gives listeners to Sunday's Food Programme (12.30pm) the chance to put questions to an expert. If you want to know answers to questions such as whether bio cultures in yoghurt are really health enhancing, how eggs are injected with fish oils and whether there are real benefits worth the extra cost, contact the programme with questions or comments on [number removed] or email [email address removed].
4: The Followers. Read by William Thomas. An idle evening in the rain is spent looking through people's windows. Nothing ever happens- until tonight. Producer Alison Hindell For further details see Monday
4: Mobile Cranes Sling Their Hook. The crane industry has been transformed by the technical advances made in the design of large mobile cranes, known also as "taxi cranes" because of the way they swan from job to job. Dylan Winter tries his hand at slinging a load, and decides to keep his dayjob. Fordetails see Monday (R)
Shattered glass, bent and twisted metal, burst rubber tyres - Quentin Cooper meets materials chemist Professor Mark Eberhart , who shows him how, by looking at how things break, scientists can develop new durable materials. Producer Martin Redfern
The Animal Kingdom. Simon Fanshawe 's cornucopia of comedy, quotations and literature. Today he goes among the beasts of the earth with zookeeper Bill Wallis. Other animal handlers offering their insights include Tom Lehrer , Jerry Seinfeld and Randers and Swann. Producer Paul Dodgson
By Colin Bytheway. 4: Aurora is now a celebrated poet but her life is somehow still incomolete.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
In the first of two programmes looking at who wields power in Britain today, Simon Cox investigates the elite club that runs the visual arts. These men and women decide the nation's taste and spend tens of millions of pounds of public money every year Are they giving the public what it wants, or merely serving up repeated helpings of headline-grabbing conceptual art"? Producer Richard Vadon
Europe 's Slow Lane. The Eurozone is now the slowest growing of the major advanced economies and its largest member states are in trouble: Italy and Germany are in recession and the French economy is almost at stagnation point.
Frances Cairncross investigates the causes of Europe's poor economic health and asks whether the Euro is part of the problem or part of the solution.
Producer Innes Bowen Editor Nicola Meyrick Rptd Sunday 9.30pm
A Fire in Provence. Forest fires devastated southern France this summer. Miriam O'Reilly investigates the effects on the region's wildlife and landscape.
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By Karl Minns. 5: Bed Boy Bubby. Chester is hit by car and ends up in a coma. As all good REMs know, when people are knocked unconscious, they literally are - meaning that Chester is wandering around in hisownREM.
Music by the Neutrinos Producer Dawn Ellis
3.00 The Machine Gunners: Age 9-11 3.15 Maths Challenge: Mental Maths 3: Age 9-11 3.30 Children of Winter: Age 9-11
3.45 Word Games 3: Age 9-11 4.00 Drama Workshop: Age 9-11
4.20 Dance Workshop: Age 9-114.40 Music Workshop: Age 9-11
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