With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by the Very Rev Ken Riley. Jesus Shall Reign (Truro). Colossians 1, wl3-20. Peace I Leave with You (Madden arr Wilson). Make Me a Channel of Your
Peace (Temple arr Wilson). Musical director Alan Wilson.
7/8 Immigration to Israel has slumped. With the Arab population of Israel and the Palestinian territories growing much faster than the Jewish population, immigration is atop priority for the Israeli government. Lucy Ash investigates the impact of this demographic time bomb on Israeli politics. Producer Sue Ellis Rptd Mon 8.30pm
As Romeo declares undying love to Juliet, the spittle flies back and forth. At the end of Hamlet, the stage is littered with corpses, all with chests heaving. But the audience doesn't mind. Paul Allen investigates our ability to ignore all this in our appreciation of the arts, with help from Jonathan Miller , John Williams , Timothy West and Prunella Scales. Producer Julian May
New series 1/3. A batch of gentle and endearing plays by Ian Curteis , featuring the late-blooming
-- love affair between May and Ferdy, starts with their living together but refusing to get married in spite of all the pressures.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
New series 1/7. About one in every 200 people in the UK has been diagnosed with epilepsy, which makes it the most common, serious neurological condition. Barbara Myers puts your questions about the diagnosis of epilepsy, the safety of medication and living with epilepsy to Dr Hannah Cock of St George 's hospital, south London.
PHONE: [number removed] from 1.30pm email: email@example.com Producer Anna Buckley
4/5. The Boyle Curriculum. Now that their teacher has departed from his normal lesson plan, the children of Class 3b are about to learn some very strange lessons indeed. Written by Nick Parker , read by Hugh Bonneville. For details see Monday
What ensures some objects get our attention while others don't? Quentin Cooper talks to Greg Davies , a psychologist from Cambridge University, about how our Vision system works. Producer Pamela Rutherford
4/10. There is to be a big party at the Aspen House to celebrate Lydia's 21st birthday and Richardson comes to a decision after a rather unexpected discovery. By
HE Bates. For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/3. Smoking. As more cities across the world declare themselves "smoke free", is it inevitable that the UK will follow suit and ban smoking in public places? Simon Cox tells the inside story of how the anti-smoking campaigners steered this to the top of the political agenda and how the pro-choice lobby have fought against an outright ban. What tactics and strategy did they use to try and win the arguments? And what happens next? Producer Jim Frank
3/8. Where Have All the Liberals Gone? Liberalism is under attack. Right and left seem to agree that when it comes to law and order we need more sticks and fewer carrots. David Blunkett and Tony Blair argue that everything went wrong in the 1960s. But paradoxically, we are now freer than ever when it comes to our private life. Historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks whether the liberal consensus has vanished for ever.
Producer Hugh Levinson Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
4/10. Motherhood and muddled loyalties. As Joan plans her escape from a loveless union, she looks back at the ties that have bound her. Liza Ross continues to read Meg Wolitzer 's acute and witty examination of the secrets that lie behind the Compromises. For details see Monday
3/6. Black comedy set in the world of the pathology lab. Dr Anderson tries to convince her mother that she's the most successful pathologist in Britain whilst Dr Webster tries to extol the glory of pathology to an eight-year-old, with the aid of Mr Spoony McSpoon. By Laurence Howarth and starring Peter Davison
Music by Paul Mottram Stephanie Benuvente (voice) Producer Dawn Ellis
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