With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25 , 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
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7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
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Presented by Clair Jaquiss. Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord (Evans, arr Hughes). Genesis 28, vv10-17. Truly the Lord Is in This Place (Hurford). Jesus, Where'er Thy People Meet (Wareham). Director of music Barry Rose.
3/5. It's now May, and af ter a spell of bitter cold,.Monsieur Milbert is finally persuaded to deliver some of his precious asparagus to the kitchen. By Amanda Hesser. for details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
2/4. North Sea Oil. On 3 November, 1975, the Queen officially opened the UK's first oil pipeline from the North
Sea oil fields to the Scottish mainland. The oil brought enormous economic benefits to some but also political controversy. Liz Carney visits to Aberdeen to hear about the early days of the industry. Producer isobel Eaton
2/6. Festival FIatmates. It's the Edinburgh Festival.
Our Celtic trio do an all-nighter but what with dumped husbands, floundering new romances and half-drowned teenage boys, an early night might have been a better plan. Comedy drama by Hilary Lyon.
Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imne
5/6. Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy , backgammon expert Paul Lamford and aerospace engineer
Stephen Buxton take part in the battle of the brainteasers. Hosted by Chris Maslanka. Producer Harry Parker
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A surprising relationship develops between Roy, a reureu
English teacher, and Danny, a teenage boy with serious behavioural problems, as they struggle to get Danny through his English GCSE. By Simon Stephens. East
Producer/Director Mary Peate (K)
Why are the British so obsessed with queuing?
Laurie Taylor looks at this apparently everyday routine and discovers how fraught as well as politically charged waiting in line can be. Producer
8/10 Muhammad Ali 's daughter Rasheda talks to
Dr Raj Persaud about the disease that the former boxer suffers from and the effects it has on his family - Parkinson's disease. Repeated from yesterday at9pm
6/6 Stage Fright. Brian writes a play, to be performed by his A-level pupils, that is a barely disguised portrayal of his life with Clare and his longing for Megan. Stung by Brian's accusations of unsupportiveness, Clare decides to spring a surprise on Brian and organises a works outing to see the play. Starring Sally Phillips , Nina Conti ,
Gemma Craven , Alex Lowe , Richard Lumsden and Ellen Thomas. Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden. producer Katie Tyrrell
13/20. The Public Man. Casaubon has left a devastating codicil in his will and Brooke takes to the hustings in his effort to enter Parliament. By George Eliot
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/5. Collaboration. Lord Broers, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, calls for a renaissance in technology and engineering as the way to advance the welfare of the world. Tonight, he argues that the days of the individual or even national teams of inventors are over. From the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. Presented by Sue Lawley .
Producer Tony Phillips Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/6. People with nerve or limb injuries may one day be able to command wheelchairs, prosthetics and even paralysed arms and legs by "thinking them through" the motions. As researchers overcome the technical and biological hurdles to begin the first human trials, Peter Evans examines how capturing brain output could allow fully paralysed patients to interact with the world. Producer Adrian Washbourne
New series 1/6. Death in Ipswich. Laurence and Gus reveal the untold stories of some of life's bit-part players. A syphilitic ironing-board cover designer has a chance encounter with the funniest man alive. All seems to be perfect as the jokes flow freely, but can the laughs last? Starring and written by Gus Brown and Laurence Howarth , with Alex Lowe and Katy Brand. Producer/Director Helen Williams
1/6. Travelodge Travelogue, inspired by Britain's bestselling humorous travel writers, is the first in a selection of chapters culled from books that bear a striking resemblance to something you may have read before. With Michael Fenton Stevens , Rebecca Front. Mel Hudson , Dan Tetsell , and Alex Lowe. Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell. Producer Lucy Armitage
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