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6.08 Sports Desk
A report by Richard Uridge on rural life across the UK.
With Miriam O'Reilly.
With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Quinn.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Rhidian Brook.
John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Harry Parker Repeated on Monday at 11pm
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Janet Ellis explores the adventures, frustrations and joysoftravel. Producer Kevin Dawson and Torquil McLeod
The United Nations Outer Space Treaty of 1967, two years before the moon landing, forbids individual countries from claiming rights to celestial bodies. But the committee that drafted the agreement forgot to include private individuals or firms. Now celestial property speculation is big business, with a million people holding deeds to extraterrestrial acres. Clive Anderson meets the entrepreneurs who have the solar system up for sale.
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Sheena McDonald presents the political discussion programme.
Insight and colour from BBC correspondents around the world, with Kate Adie.
3/6. Investigating financial issues that get listeners hot under the collar.
The Mortgage Maze. With interest rates rising and more of us taking on larger home loans, finding the best mortgage deal has never been more important.
Listener Carey Hubble knows she needs to get to grips with her large mortgage. She joins presenter Lesley Curwen to look at the options for saving money and clearing her debt early.
125/6 Topical comedy, starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with Mitch Benn, Marcus Brigstocke, Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin. Repeated from yesterday
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By Micheal MacLiammoir.
In 1949 the Irish stage star Micheal MacLiammoir made his cinematic debut as lago in Orson Welles's Othello. His diary of the process, dramatised here by Peter G Morgan, is a hilarious chronicle of chaos, financial crises, endless travel - and flashes of directorial genius.
Richard Coles praises his much overlooked home of Northamptonshire. A curious county, it once made shoes for the world and had Stamford and Peterborough but managed to lose both. It now has no cities and its shoe factories are derelict. For many, it is a place to get away from it is our Kansas and yet it is a place full of stories and a microcosm of much of non-metropolitan England. Producer Tim Dee
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News and sports headlines, presented by Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon
Chris Tookey meets Will Smith, who hit gold as Agent J in Men in Black in 1997. Now he's back on our screens as a technophobic detective in the Asimov based thriller I, Robot. Tookey also talks to British director Alison Peebles, whose new film, After Life, takes an unflinching look at darker themes - euthanasia, cancer and disturbing family relationships.
Ned Sherrin presents another mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Mairi Russell
Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss cultural highlights of the week. Producer ZahidWarley
2/2. Timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the compilation of the Sikh holy scriptures, these programmes feature young British Sikhs talking about the challenges to theirfaith and identity in 21st-century Britain. This week, the Singh Twins: artists Amrit and Rabindra Kaur Singh. Repeated from Sunday
On his death in 1965 Britain's famous bandleader of the 1920s and 30s, Bolton-born Jack Hylton , left an extensive archive of tapes, photographs and musical scores and arrangements. In reappraising Hylton's career, Jeffrey Richards visits the Hylton archive, now housed at Lancaster University, where neglected and forgotten musical gems by the Hylton Band are now being rescued from obsolete home-made tapes. Producer Bob Dickinson
By Herman Melville, dramatised by Martyn Wade, starring Ian Holm as the Lawyer.
The strange behaviour or a man employed as a copyist in a firm of lawyers begins with him announcing that there are aspects of his work that he would "prefer not to" do. But then the list of things he would rather avoid doing becomes more sinister.
Repeated from Sunday
10/10. Michael Buerk chairs the final debate in the series in which his guests Melanie Phillips , Michael Gove , Clifford Longley and Claire Fox cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated from Wednesday
4/18. The first round of the nationwide general knowledge contest continues with another programme from the Home Counties. Robert Robinson is in the Chair. Repeated from Monday
4/5. A series of programmes that explore how poetry makes it mark on our lives.
Tam Un. This ancient Scottish ballad has fairies, casual sex, shape-shifting, human sacrifice and a heroine with an attitude, not to mention its own website.
Peggy Reynolds talks to folk singers, ballad experts and the actor Ian McShane to discover why this dramatic tale has haunted imaginations since the Middle Ages. Repeated from Sunday
3/5. A series of stories from Wales on a little magic in modern lives.
The Notorious Daughters of Venus. A writer is persuaded that two local spinsters are practising black magic....how else will the village become famous? Written by Ceri Jordan and read by Eiry Thomas. Producer Alison Hindell