With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25 , 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
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7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Have you ever profited from a five-finger discount or do you take your tranklements with you when you go to work? The words we choose are a trail of evidence about where we come from, what we do and with whom we spend time. Dermot Murnaghan digs down into dialect and connects with communities of speakers across the UK to find out just how local is local talk these days. EMAIL: email@example.com Phone [number removed]0444 Producer Simon Elmes Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Dermot Murnaghan and the gift of the gab: page 119
When Beatrix Potter worte an illustrated letter to the five-year-old son of her former teacher and told him about four little rabbits called, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter, she had no idea what it would lead to. Rick Gekoski tells the story behind Peter Rabbit. Producer Ivan Howlett
During the Second World War, a Fleet Air Arm Observer
Training School was established in Trinidad where hundreds of young men undertook their training. At the end of the war, many of their planes were dumped into the ocean. This is the story of two veterans as they travel back to Trinidad to relive their memories, find out more about the dumping and bid a final farewell to their friends. Producer sian Price
Emily's gone to Australia after her broken engagement; Charlotte's still engaged and Roger has had some worrying news at work - it looks like Anna's shoulder is going to get cried on quite a lot.
6/6. A classical edition of the radio treasure hunt. presented by David Stafford. Guests David Aaronovitch , Sue Gaisford and Brian Sewell try to locate four places in Europe that relate to the classics. Producer Sarah Rowlands
3/5. Jackboots over the Beacons. Tom has recently retired and spends his days at home in the Brecon Beacons. However, his wife Gwyneth is not entirely pleased to have him under her feet all day. Written by Stevie Davies and read by Jennifer Hill. For details see Monday
3/5. Rhododendron ponticum was imported by the Victorians and won prizes at garden shows. But it is now devastating thousands of acres of countryside, including vast tracts of Scotland, Snowdonia and even Kew Gardens.Tony Russell reports. For more details see Monday
Laurie Taylor looks at the legitimacy of "plastination for display", the technique used in the controversial exhibition Body Worlds in which preserved bodies were put on show. Dr Tony Walter talks about public attitudes to this form of disposal of the dead. Producer Natasha Maw
6/10. Prison Medicine. In 1991 the British Medical
Association published a report saying that the health needs of prisoners were being ignored. Dr Mark Porter visits Chelmsford Prison and asks if this state of affairs has changed. Repeated from yesterday 9pm
3/3. Oxbridge. Are the universities of Oxford and Cambridge still among the finest in the world or are they being overtaken by other colleges both here and abroad? Diana Madill chairs a debate from Magdalen College,
Oxford, between its president Anthony Smith and David Walker , editor of the Guardian's Public magazine. Producer Ben Crighton Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
New series 1/3. A "gut feeling" is more than just a poetic turn of phrase. Researchers have discovered that the gut, with its millions of nerve cells, acts as the body's second brain with a vast range of activities.
Could this hold the key to treaments for such diseases as irritable bowel syndrome? Geoff Watts examines new insights into why our gastrointestines misbehave in the way they do. Producer Adrian Washbourne
New series 1/4.England. Bringing her unigue brand of down-home repartee to radio is country singer and global activist Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green. Tonight, she explores the special relationship between America and the UK. Pianist Duncan Walsh Atkins ; Producer Claire Grove
1/4. Comedy in which Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt , as Michael Feydeau and David Pershore , investigate the theory put forward by American bestselling author
Leatitia Wheatwell about who really killed playwright Christopher Marlowe. Producer Adam Bromley
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