With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
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 the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
2/6. A special edition broadcast from Cape Town, where Jonathan Freedland and his guests consider today's HIV infection crisis and look back to the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Why was South Africa hit so severely in both cases and what are the long-term consequences for a nation dealing with disease on a massive scale?
Producer Matthew Dodd Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5. Professor Keith Dumbell has been researching the smallpox virus since 1947 and was part of the successful campaign in the 1960s and 70s to eliminate smallpox from the globe. In the process he built up the world's largest private collection of smallpox strains. He tells Jolyon Jenkins about the sadness he felt when, in the interests of safety, he had to relinquish his collection. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
2/5. Now a successful actress, often in the scandal Mary Robinson catches the eye of the young Prince of Wales. By Sarah Gristwood , read by Emma Fielding. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
9/9. Dancing Bears. Sloth bears still "dance", earning money for their keepers, the Kalander gypsies. bears. traditional practice causes great distress to the bears.
Tessa McGregor visits a bear sanctuary in north India, and committed to removing the animals from the streets and providing the Kalander people with alternative sources of income. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
2/2. The story of Associated London Scripts, a writers' co-operative that led to such classic shows as Steptoe and Son, Hancock's Half-Hour and Till Death Us Do Part.
Featuring Eric sykes , Spike Milligan , Ray Galton ,
Alan Simpson , Denis Norden and Beryl Vertue.
Producers Mario Stylianides and Ed Mornsh
Who is the person who comes on stage just before the conductor at a concert? Tommy Pearson investigates the role of the orchestral leader. He traces the history, looks at what makes a good leader, and examines the relationship between the leader, conductor and orchestra.
A dead sheep on a sheep farm may be something of an everyday occurrence, but when young Dan finds the body he sets out on a road that leads to family tragedy.
By Simon Bovey. _.. John Rowe
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
3/13 Listeners' qeuestions about the environment discussed by Richard Daniel and a panel of specialists.
ADDRESS: [address removed] email: email@example.com Phone: [number removed] Producer Nick Patrick
2/5 Deceiving Mr Pemberley. Julie doesn't expect much of her course placement with blind Mr Pemberley every Wednesday afternoon, but her creative solution to boredom causes her a major dilemma. By
Crysse Morrison , read by Devon Black. For details see yesterday
2/5 The animals that appear in Aesop fables often get into scrapes through flattery, pride or sheer idiocy, as in The Young Man and the Lady of the Night. Norman was fleeced by a woman he loved. But he has no regrets. Is he a fool? For details see yesterday
6/6. The globetrotting hero goes to Ireland to look up an old flame, stuff a big fish, and tussle with a ghillie. Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby , with additional material by Graeme Garden.
Producer David Tyler
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A report on the new exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, which brings together textiles collected by Matisse, along with a selection of his paintings and drawings. With John Wilson. Producer Nicki Paxman
5/9. What happens when members of the armed forces stand accused of crimes? Fran Abrams investigates military justice and asks why some victims have no confidence in Britain's 300-year-old court martial system. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
2/8. Set in 1991, Jonathan Coe 's cult novel is a black comedy, inspired by the immorality, greed and ambition of 1980s Britain. Adapted by David Nobbs.
Producer Lucy Armitage
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