With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Stephen Spender -the Authorized Biography
4/5. Spain and Women. Spender, "Poet of the 30s continues to move back and forth across Europe. Against a backdrop of political unrest in Vienna and Spain, he goes from homosexuality to heterosexuality and enters a disastrous first marriage. He becomes a Communist, but is soon deeply disillusioned by party politics and the Spanish Civil War For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
1/8. Mohammed is now the commonest single name given to babies in Rome. The European Union may still be a Christian club, but its leaders rule a growing and increasingly assertive Muslim minority. More and more of Europe's politicians want to exert state control over what imams preach. Tim Whewell travels to Ireland,
Holland and France to find out if this is a policy that can work.
(Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm)
Peter Cook opened London's first satirical club, the Establishment, in exotic Soho in the 1960s. This is the true story of the gangsters who closed it down.
Presented by Cook's biographer, Harry Thompson, with contributions from John Fortune, Wendy Cook, George Melly and Roger Law.
John Bird remembers the Establishment club: page 23
Inspired by a true story, a play set in 19th-century
Leicesteraboutwater, redemption and the collision between science and superstitious belief. Written by Amanda Dalton and Alan Southgate.
Music by Oily Fox Director Polly 1 nomab
Newseries 1/7. Andrew Dilnot returns with the essential guide to numbers, risk, league tables, targets, budgets, you name it; measurement and quantification of every kind in the news, in our personal lives and elsewhere. Producer Michael Blastland
The actor Timothy Bentinck, who plays David Archer in The Archers, appeals on behalf of Counsel and Care, charity that gives help and advice to older people.
Donations: Counsel and Care, [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]
Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am
4/5. The Wedding Ring. The story of Ellie, who died on 16 June, taking with herthe beautiful memories of a forbidden love. Written by Bernard MacLaverty and read by Frances Tomelty. Producer Sarah Stack Fordetails see Monday
Our skin is the largest organ in the human body. But when it's been badly burned there isn't always enough healthy skin left for surgeons to make grafts for all the damaged areas. Professor Tony Ryan from
Sheffield University is creating an artificial skin from biodegradable polymers and peptides that can be reconstituted with a patient's own skin cells. Quentin Cooperfinds how this artificial skin could change the field of tissue engineering and why it could also be a new, in vitro, model for toxicity testing. Producer Pamela Rutherford
3/6. Sitcom set before the American War of Independence, written by and starring Andy Hamilton andJayTarses.
"Overthe Rainbow". Mary discovers there's no place like home.
With Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope Producer Paul Mayhew Archer
4/5. Allaetitia's Birthday Wish. By Charlotte Cory.
Allaetitia dreams of being allowed to grow her hair so that she is no longer mistaken for a boy. It appears that a disastrous pedalo excursion with her "fab" Aunt Ida , is exactly the thing to make her wish come true.
For cast list and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
In action, soldiers have to make split-second decisions everyday. Each one is a 50-50 call - will it be the right or the wrong one? When lives hang in the balance, it's a crucial question. Three combatants talk about the heart- stopping moment when they made a crucial decision as well as how military training prepared them for the crunch. Producer Kirsten Lass
Mind Your Language. After delayering the management buzzwords and picking all the low-hanging fruit, what's left? Peter Day asks if management-speak gets results or merely covers up the truth.
Producer Robert McKenzie Repeated on Sunday at9.30pm
9/10. By DH Lawrence. Ursula leaves the school to attend teachertraining college, but when Sebrensky returns she quickly loses interest in her studies. They become lovers but, while she enjoys their illicit affair, Ursula is loath to enter into a contract of marriage. Fordetails see Monday
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