With the Rev Mark Oakley.
With Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday
6.08 Sports Desk
Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK.
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With Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Steve Peacock
With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament With Keith Macdougall.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With DrJeevan Singh Deol.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life.
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The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel are explored by presenter Sandi Toksvig. ProducerTorquil MacLeod
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When, 40 years ago, President John F Kennedy s glamorous, witty, idealistic American world was shattered by an assassin, the shock and grie were felt just as acutely in Britain as in the USGodfrey Hodgson
, who covered the assassination's s aftermath in Washington and knew the President, examines the ways in which the Kennedys captured the British imagination, and what this reveals about both countries. Producer Simon Coates Editor Nicola Moyrick
Peter Oborne of the Spectator looks back at the political highlights of the week. Producer John Turnbull
Insight, analysis, wit and colour from the BBC's s team of correspondents worldwide. producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis presents impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Penny Haslam Repeated on Sunday at 9pm
Return of the topical comedy panel game, chaired by Simon Hoggart, with Alan Coren, Sandi Toksvig, Armando Iannucci and Jeremy Hardy. (Repeated from Fri)
Jonathan Dimblebychairs the discussion as an audience atthe Royal Military School in Dover put topical questions to a panel that includes the Liberal
Democrats' London Mayoral candidate
Simon Hughes M P. Repeated from Friday
Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions.
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by Dylan Thomas. To mark the 50th anniversary of Thomas's death, a new production of this classic "play for voices" using Richard Burton's unforgettable performance as First Voice and a new all-Welsh cast.
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News and sports headlines, presented by Dan Damon. Editor Richard Clark
Nick Broomfield 's new film, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, makes fortough viewing, charting the final days and hours of a woman's life before her execution in a US prison. Jim White talks to the seasoned documentary-maker. Producer Anne-Marie Cole
Ned Sherrin presents another mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Mairi Russell
Tom Sutcliffe and hisguests review the cultural highlights of the week. Producer Fiona McLean
3: In the last of his talks about exams
Michael Rosen turns his attention to psychometric testing. This form of mind measurement isthoughtto have been developed by the Chinese civil service in the Han dynasty over 1,000 years ago. It is now used as a recruitment tool in around 70 per cent of major
British companies. Advocates recommend it as the most effective way to measure aptitude ratherthan attainment. Contributors include
Professor Dave Bartram and Dr Mark Parkinson. Repeated from Sunday
Twenty years afterthe death of JB Priestley-essayist, playwright, bestselling author, and broadcaster- playwright Alan Plater examines his life and legacy. Priestley first came to public attention for his 1929 novel The Good Companions. During the Second World War he became famous for his popular radio broadcasts Postscript to the News and later hosted a series of influential conversations with leading scientific thinkers of postwar Britain. However, he was troubled by his celebrity status, for he was popularly acclaimed more for his radio programmes than for what he considered to be his greatest work- his series of plays in which he explored theories of time and destiny. Producer Libby Cross
By Charles Dickens. Dramatised in four parts by Doug Lucie. 2: Six years have passed; Tom is now working for Bounderby in his bank and he claims Louisa in marriage. Stephen Blackpool runs into trouble with the union men.
Music by Nina Perry Director Janet Whitaker Repeated from Sunday
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.
Repeated from Wednesday
Peter Snow hosts the challenging nationwide general knowledge quiz. This week's teams are from London and Liverpool. Repeated from Monday
The young poet Keith Douglas wrote a diary during the Second World War, alongside poems that capture the collision between man and machine.
Adapted by Owen Sheers. Read by Joseph Fiennes. Repeated from Sunday
A series of five commissions from writers living around Europe.
4: How It Was by Christopher Hope. Read by Michael Maloney. A small town in deepest France is the setting for a jealous wife's fiery act of revenge. Producer Lisa Osborne (R)