With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. William Hartston rakes through the muck kicked up as a result of great scientific disagreements.
Plant scientists in Stalinist Russia came under pressure to increase food production, and science was sacrificed to politics, with tragic results. Producer Sue Broom
Presented by Dr Pauline Webb. Mary, Weep Not, Weep No Longer (Tantum Ergo). John 20, wll-18. Walking in a Garden (trad Irish, arr Tanner). 0 Worship the King (Hanover). With the Manchester Chamber Choir. Director of music Richard Tanner.
4/5. The family of nomads agrees to help Shu Wen search Tibet for her husband. In the course of her travels, she learns about the Tibetan ritual of sky burial. Written by Xinran. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
England v West Indies
From Lord's, on the first day of the First Test Match.
Commentary from Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Tony Cozier and Christopher Martin-Jenkins , with expert comments from Graeme Fowler , Viv Richards and Mike Selvey. Including at 12.35 News and County Talk.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time Danny Kelly on Caribbean cricket: page 23
6/8. Grey Power. Within ten years, a third of the German population is expected to be aged over 60 and there is a fearthat there will not be enough moneyto cope. Paul Henley taps into Germany's "grey power" to discover how the country is preparing for the new age. Across the border in Belgium he meets the pensioners who are defying stereotypes, determined to shape their own future. Producer Emma Rippon Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Marking last year's centenary of the birth of the first great white jazz musician, Russell Davies traces Beiderbecke's short but extraordinary life. He begins with his difficult relationship with his middle-class parents through to his success as a jazz musician, to his drink-related ill-health and subsequent death at the tragically young age of 28. Producer Nick Barraclough
Another chance to hear the sequel to Sweetly Sings the Donkey by Shelagh Delaney as a curtain raiserforthe final play in the trilogy, which broadcasts tomorrow at the same time. Fourwomen get togetherto celebrate their 60th birthday in Blackpool, the place where they first met as children in a convalescent home. Director Polly Thomas
What will the car of the future look like? Quentin Cooper talks to Professor Chris Wright , head of transport management research at Middlesex University Business School, to discuss how the aesthetics of car design may make cars of the future blend betterwith their urban environment. Producer Pamela Rutherford
3/6. The sketch show about life, written and performed by people who've lived a bit. Starring Dudley Sutton , Roger Blake , Eleanor Bron , and Paula Wilcox. With music by Ronnie and the Rex and Pierre Hollins. Producer Katie Marsden
9/10. The Separation. The twins are separated following Sophie Mol's death, but will Ammu succeed in reuniting the family? By Arundhati Roy.
For cast list and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
PC Simon Towers's beat is Chipping Norton School in Oxfordshire. One of a new breed of school-based police officers, he is a friend, confidante, adviser and teacher as well as a law enforcer. His job may call on him to deal with violence, vandalism and petty crime - but is more likelyto involve anything from helping pupils cope with the death of a classmate to catching a South American rhea that escaped from a local farm. Producer Sara Parker
3/9. Sanctions: Persuasion or Punishment?
When and why are sanctions effective? Taking the examples of South Africa, Iraq and Zimbabwe,
Diane Coyle analyses how sanctions have been used over the last two decades and looks at some of their unforeseen consequences.
Producer Jane Beresford Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
New series 1/6. John Waters. Andrew Clover , the Storyman, invites celebrities to improvise stories. In the intimacy of his puke-green apartment, cult director of Pink Flamingos, Cry Baby and Hairspray,
John Waters talks about his hopes, fantasies and fears before revealing he's scared of one thing: reincarnation. Ever puckish, Clover then begins a tale in which Waters has been reincarnated. Producer Gary Reich
1/6. Another chance to hear what cartoonist Steven Appleby describes as "insights into normal, everyday life". Normal Reality. Where does reality end and fantasy begin? With Paul McCrink as Steven Appleby and featuring Rachel Atkins , Ewan Bailey , Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul. Producer Toby Swift
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