With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
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 Angela Tilby.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
4/4 A series that examines items belonging to famous people, found aftertheir deaths, that shed new light on their lives. As a biographer, a new discovery can be both a blessing and a threat. Biographer Kathryn Hughes goes to the British
Library to talk to Andrew Motion about a cache ot letters written by Rupert Brooke. and a memoir by his lover, Phyllis Gardner.
Producers Rachel White and Sera Lefroy Owen
Presented by the Rev Peter Whittaker. Jesus Calls
Us Hereto Meet Him (arr Gaelic Air). Ephesians 2, wl3-18. UbiCaritas(Durufle). Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey). Director of music Alan Wilson.
of the Week: My Life in Orange
4/5 By Tim Guest. Guest and his mother have been living as one of the "orange people" in a commune his mother helped to establish in Suffolk. Then they are invited to Oregon to spend some time on the new ranch that has been built by Bhagwan and his inner Circle. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
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 in doing so created the sound of the golden age of the musical. Jeremy Sams looks at the man behind the scenes. Producer Dave Batchelor
A disarming new comedy by Tim Loane about Frank, who is head-hunted for a top job in his native Belfast. Away forthe last 12 years, he is curious to see how life has changed for his friends from his university days since Peace broke out.
Producer/Director Tanya Nash
Virginia McKenna presents an appeal on behalf of Elizabeth FitzRoy Support , a charity that cares for people with learning disabilities.
Donations: Elizabeth FitzRoy Support [address removed] Credit Cards [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am
Mars has been in the news recently because of robot probes but space scientist Robert Zubrin thinks human beings could be visiting the red planet very soon. He believes they could get there more quickly and for a lot less money than Nasa claims. Quentin Cooperfinds out about his plans and how he's already formed the first Mars colony, here on Earth. Producer Jonathan Rides
When the space shuttle Columbia exploded on re-entry in February 2003, seven astronauts were killed. It was the crew's last mission but not their first. Afew months before, they ventured into the mountains of Wyoming with two guides on a mission of self-discovery. Leo Enright follows in their footsteps to discover for himself what made the crew risk everything for life in space. Producer Rami Tzabar
Life Coach. They claim they can tackle any problem, from lack of promotion to a failed diet. But can looking at your life in the round really bring happiness and success? Critics say life coaches are over-hyped, undertrained and out of their depth. Peter Day gets his own coach to find out the truth. Producer Robert McKenzie Repeated on Sunday
by Gregory Evans.
5/5 For a rising young novelist, ghostwriting seems to be the worst of all possible worlds. But when Michael agrees to ghost the autobiography of the supermodel Vita, he finds her life dangerously seductive. How much will he risk for the book - and for the woman?
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