With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Sean Curran.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
I Will Sing of My Redeemer
(here's a Light upon the Mountains). Matthew 10, 34-42.
Then Shall the Righteous Shine Forth (Mendelssohn).
I Will Be with You (Markland).
With Joshua Elliott.
Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
A religious hotspot since earliest times, Armagh is the primatial see for the whole of Ireland. So why has this beautiful Georgian city always been such a focus of faith? Julian Richards uncovers the history of Armagh through the geographical clues in its streets.
He is joined in his quest by archaeologist Chris Lynn, historian Roger Weatherup and guide Barbara Ferguson.
6/6. Roger tries a day at home to get used to the idea of being retired. Charlotte's TV programme is finally aired, so everything should be all right. But then again.
In a Spanish bar, during the tourist off-season, Rose sits and waits for something to happen. As happy hour draws to a close, two strangers appear and the scene is set for an intense and unexpected confrontation. Written by Maurice Leitch.
Director: Ned Chaillet
3/5 Having hatched in Apri!. the young sea eagle chicks spend much of their time feeding and exercising their wings in preparation for their first flight. For one eaglet, this is a terrifying experience when he tumbles out of his nest on the sea cliff into the raging waves below.
For details see Monday
How do the anti-trafficking strategies and laws affect women from developing countries? Author Ratna Kapur argues that woman are increasingly limited in their freedom to move and are even more constramed by regressive views on sexual integrity and their central place in the home.
5/6 Ancient Worlds. Discover the origins of the first museum and iearn the secrets of the pyramids. And Badgeriand fights back. Sketch comedy written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke. Danny Robins and Dan Tetse !!. With Lucy Montgomery.
Music Dominic Hastam and Ben Washer: Producer Aiex Walsh-Tayior
Maureen has a tumour behind her eye. She can't understand what all the fuss is about.
A Macmillan nurse is due at her house any minute, and she's not looking forward to it. By Julia Darling.
For cast and details see Monday
Repeated from 10.45am
5/10 A live debate, chaired by Michael Buerk, in which Melanie Phillips, Steven Rose, Ian Hargreaves and Claire Fox cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
The elm, as depicted in the paintings of John Constable, is the quintessential British tree, but 30 years ago the species was almost wiped out by Dutch Elm Disease.
Gardeners, ramblers, scientists and sculptors discuss how the loss of the majestic elm has affected the pattern and glory of the countryside. Will it ever return to our hedgerows? And why has Brighton been so successful in protecting the country's oldest elms?
3/10. Juliet's arrest for art theft three years ago put a huge strain on her parents, who couldn't understand how their lovely daughter cou!d have got mixed up in such a fraud. !t has revealed the cracks in their own relationship. By Justin Cartwright. For further details see Monday
2/4. Herne Hill resident Julian Fox makes a travel programme without leaving home. Julian couldn't get much time off work and, well, he got a little nervous that he might get homesick. So he chose not to leave London.
2/4. Pavlov's Last Dog. Retired to the wastelands of Siberia, the scientist who discovered conditioning, Ivan Pavlov, is conducting his final experiment when a stranger arrives, asking about a dog. Written and performed by Simon Munnery , with Kevin Eldon and Sally Philips. Producer Ed Morrish
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