Today's guest editor is Bono. He chooses the topics and is interviewed at the end of the programme. with James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve Mary.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Most Rev
Njongokulu Ndungane , Archbishop of Cape Town.
2/5. William and the League of Perfect Love. A use guest for the Botts turns out to be an Honourable, wjth Potentially disastrous consequences for the village cricket club - and for William's brother. By Richmaj-Crompton, read by Martin Jarvis. \ For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am \
4/4. Monumental structures were being built across the east coast of America to the Mississippi River well before Columbus arrived. Aubrey Manning visits Cahokia in Illinois, the site of the biggest earthen structure in North America, to find out who built it and why, and what happened to the societies living there before the Europeans came. Producer Helen Sharp
1/2. Blondes, Redheads and Painted Specs. In its comparatively short and turbulent history, RKO Radio Pictures made some of the greatest films ever to merge from Hollywood. But there is one area of RKO story that has been largely forgotten - the short comedy film. Comedy writer Glenn Mitchell presents a profile of these films and reveals the often bizarre stories behind the collection of comedy actors who
PPeared in them. Producer Stephen Garner
Consumer issues, with Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
Listeners' ideas that contributed to the programme s manifesto on issues such as motoring, sport and dmily finance are presented by Peter White , who
Jesses the likelihood of them being taken up by Politicians. PHONE: [number removed] Unes open from 10am
Two hundred years ago, William Blake wrote the words to what has become Britain's unofficial but oest-loved anthem. Poet and critic Tom Paulin tells the story of Jerusalem. With contributions from Boris Johnson , Billy Bragg , Edwina Currie , Jane Glover and Ian Sinclair. Producer Susan Marling
Goethe's magical story of the apprentice magician left alone in his master's workshop - with predictably disastrous results. Dramatised for radio by Judith French.
Music David Pickvance Director Marc Beeby
2/5. London-by-the-Sea. Today, Roy Hudd 's stories have a Brighton connection. The veteran comedian dips into his vast store of showbiz tales collected from the Lodge Room of the Grand Order of Water Rats.
Pianist Roger Davison For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.15am
Jane Austen 's Pride and Prejudice inspired
Gurinder Ghadha 's Bollywood-style musical Bride and Prejudice and the Bridget Jones films, and next year sees a new Hollywood version of the story. Mark Lawson explores why Austen's novel has been so inspirational in cinema and television. Producer Robyn Read
7/10. Having foiled the Doones' attack, John is surprised by a visit from Counsellor Doone. But his motives are less than honest. By RD Blackmore. For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
What events do you recall from the past year? The war in Iraq, the siege in Beslan or Bush's re-election?
Edward Stourton draws together the top heartwarming kid sad stories behind the year's news headlines. Extended repeat of yesterday at 12.04pm
3/10. Indigestion. All that rich Christmas food may ve left you with indigestion. Should you be taking over-the-counter medicines or should you be visiting your GP? Dr Mark Porter investigates.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
3/6. Positive Thinking. Jon Ronson explores the ideas surrounding positive thinking with a collection of extraordinary stories illuminating the human condition. He talks to Ian Haworth about his experiences of breaking away from a cult and Jon goes fire walking to test his own powers of positive thinking. Producer Simon Jacobs
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