With James Naughtie and Martha Kearney.
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 John Bell.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
3/6. Martin Plimmertakes a chance with luck. Do we possess the psychokinetic powerto influence the roll of a die? How does a lucky charm help a mountain climber as she dangles by her fingertips from a precipice? Producer Brian King
Ancient Trees - People and History. In another programme on the trail of Britain oldest trees
Lionel Kelleway explores the true story behind
Robin Hood and the oaks of Sherwood Forest. Plus listeners' personal passions for ancienttrees. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
1/4. Fred Housego explores his own huge comedy archive and showcases some of his personal unsung heroes. The series begins with Henny Youngman and the Jewish comedians of the so-called Borscht Belt. Producer Paul Bajona
3/3. Opera directors Peter Hall and Graham Vick discuss their interpretation of Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio. How do the political and social issues of the time influence their staging? Is it important to staytruetothe composer's intentions and howdo theyinterpretwhat those were? producer Lucy Lunt
By Annie McCartney. When Maura's son Ryan wins a television talent contest, herfamily are thrust into the limelight. Suddenly she has to prated t them from a man who threatens to expose her pastto the newspapers KatvGleadhlil the newspapers.
Producer/Director Tanya Nash
Richard Daniel presents the programme in which listeners' set the agenda with their environmental concerns.
Address: Home Planet, PO BOX 3096, Brighton BN11PL Producer Nick Patrick
2/5 A series of stories by Rohinton Mistry about life in a Mumbai apartment building.
Condolence Visit. The conclusion to yesterday s story. A young man comes to call, to the consternation of the assembled mourners. Fordetailsseeyesterday
2/5. Vologda. Bridget Kendall travels to Vologda,
Russia's spiritual and rural heartland. Four hundred kilometres north of Moscow, Vologda is an ancient centre of monastic pilgrimage, famous for its forests and for its creamy butter. But Russia's rural regions are in terrible decline. More than 80 years after the Bolsheviks abolished private property, Russians can now own land again. Butwhy has privatisation made so little difference to agriculture? And what is the cause of rural degeneration inside Putin's Russia? For details see yesterday
What happens when a trend such as minimalism sweeps through the nation's homes? If everyone is converting to wood floors and paint, how do carpet and wallpaper makers survive? Presented by Heather Payton.
Mark Lawson with arts interviews and news, including the first announcement of the best novel, best first novel, poetry collection, biography and children's book in the Whitbread Book Awards. Producer Nicola Holloway
2/10. Evacuation. Laurel, Tony and Kim Wiltshire have lived a secure and comfortable life with their parents in Regent's Park. The Second World War means that they are packed off to their grandparents in the country.
For details and cast see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. How do developed countries treat the world's poorest? Some say that free trade, the IMFand the World Bank will lift millions out of poverty; others that we ruthlessly exploit those who have the least. The argument is bitter, sometimes violent. From around the world Evan Davis reports on the truth. Producer Michael Blastland Repeated on Sunday
Baldness. Dr Mark Porter explores hair-loss problems-from male-pattern baldness to excessive loss in pregnancy - and finds out which remedies work and which don't as well as the secret to a dandruff-free scalp.
Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/6. A sketch show in which anything is possible, written by James Cary.
Biodiversity. This week, aliens visit Earth to take its biodiversity, but it's too expensive; mums compete over exclusive holidays and a soup adverttakes gritty realism too far. Stars Robert Webb ,
Beth Chalmers , Catherine Shepherd , Steven Kynman , Abigail Burdess and Chris Pavlo. Producer Adam Bromley
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