With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Father Timothy Radcliffe.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
10/10. In-depth, highly personal and emotionally charged interviews with people who have had to make dramatic and life-changing choices. Presented by Michael Buerk. Producer Liz Leonard Repeated at 9.30pm
presented by Judy Merry. Sing We of the Blessed pother (Deerhurst). Luke 1, w26-35. Gabriel's
Message (Basque carol, arr Willcocks). Come. Thou Redeemer of the Earth (Puer nobis nascitur, arr
Willcocks). Director of music Richard Tanner.
2/5. The Servant Problem. Today, boiled cooks, What to do when someone is sick in the soup and an unfortunate suicide over the absence of sufficient fish. Written and read by Alice Thomas Ellis. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
3/4. There's no prehistoric cave art in Britain. Well, that had been the assumption until recently. Aubrey Manning goes caving with archaeologists who are determined to correct that assumption and transform Our understanding of Stone Age Britain. Producer Martin Redfern
He wrote one of the most optimistic songs of all time and yet his own life ended in tragedy. Aled Jones lnvestigates the strange story of Felix Powell , the composer of Pack Up Your Troubles. Producer Geoff Ballinger
In part a bizarre series of encounters, in part funny and insightful social commentary, this play is the story of an out-of-work actor travelling across
Chile and finding himself caught up in a series of extraordinary events - not all of them in the festive spirit. Written and performed by Peter Searles PrOducer/Director Elizabeth Freestone
Another batch of listeners' history queries. uncovenng Mysteries and re-interpreting the past. With Sue Cook. ADDRESS: Making History. PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Producers Ivan Howiett and Nick Patrick
2/4. Kali is Dancing for Me. Joya puts her dream of a dancing goddess down to jet lag. Her relatives have other ideas. They are certain the goddess has an Important message for her. By Tanika Gupta. read by Jasmin Wilde. For details see yesterday
2/2. The King and the Shabbat Dinner. Children from the Simon Marks Jewish Primary School in Stoke Newington. London, dramatise and perform a cautionary tale for the Sabbath. The incidental music is also written by the children. For details see yesterday
2/6. The Consultants hold their office Christmas party complete with music from a Beach Boys tribute act. the Good Vibrators. Producer Will Saunders
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2/10. Young John Ridd accidentally finds himself in Doone Valley and has his first meeting with Lorna Doone who tells him never to return if he wants to save his life. After seven years, he comes back to the valley and falls in love with Lorna. By RD Blackmore. For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
Scientific publishing is undergoing a revolution.
Scientists and policy makers, fed up with valuable research being locked away in expensive subscription-only journals, are mounting a challenge to the publishers. They are launching their own journals and giving away the results for free. But not everyone is happy. Richard Black examines each side of the debate and assesses the likely consequences for science. Producer Jonathan Rides Repeated on Boxing Day at 5pm
2/10. Urinary Incontinence. Incontinence can strike at anytime of life. As many as one in five women over the age of 40 suffer from this condition, especially if they've had children; older men often have problems as the prostate gets larger: and many children go on bedwetting. years after they are dry during the day.
Dr Mark Porter finds out about the latest treatments.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/5. "Owing to my general ill health, the sudden invasion of the ringworm and the cranial nudity wrought by the ointment, it was not until I was nearly 14 that I was at last able to attend school. Terry Wale reads from the spoof autobiography. For details see yesterday
2/6. How to Be Invisible. If you could choose, would you be invisible or be able to fly? Jon Ronson tries to find out how to be invisible with the help of a collection of extraordinary stories that illuminate the human condition. He talks to Frank Ahearn , whose job it is to make people vanish, and to Maggie O'Farrell , who recalls her time as a chamber maid, cleaning rooms while guests carried on extremely personal activies. Producer Laura Parfitt
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