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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
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8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Nigel Slater , the highly regarded food writer, cook, and great believer in simple comfort food as preached in his Real Food series of recipe books. His autobiography, Toast: the Story of a Boy's Hunger, was published in 2003. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am
5/5. Three years after the sale, there are four-bedroom houses where the Benson farmyard used to be. Then Richard's mother has a bright idea. By Richard Benson. for details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
During his presidency, a veil of silence was drawn over the intimate details of John Kennedy 's life. Journalists failed to mention the scandal of his serial adultery, and research has revealed that he was dangerously ill and on a cocktail of drugs. But so strong was the myth created that JFK is still voted most popular president ever by he
American public. Anthony Howard talks to JFK s inner circle, including his adviser Theodore Sorensen. Producer Neil George
5/6. The Brother. Tim (Simon Russell Beale) is happily running the family art business, enjoying regular buying trips to New York and guiet moments in his beloved gallery, when an unexpected letter arrives from h older brother in Australia. A series of monologues about men in their 40s, written by Lynne Truss. Music bv Rex Broualr Producer Dawn Ellis
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Craig Baxter 's play takes the desiccated corpse of a dead relationship and, by telling the story of its demise backwards, resurrects it back to the vibrant hopefulness of its first kiss. _ , Joseph Millson
Producer/Director Liz Webb
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4/6 Lepton, West Yorkshire. Clare Balding sets out in the company of local historian and surnames expert
George Redmonds. As they wander through the lanes of the medieval township of Lepton in West Yorkshire she discovers the intriguing meanings and stories behind the names of places and people. producer Sandra Sykes
5/5 Mabel. By Sara Maitland. Mabel has to answer a set of questions every day. The day of the week isn't too difficult - always worth a guess. The hard one is: "What's your name?" Read by Daphne Neville.
5/5 Nevern and the Showgirl. David McKie makes a pilgrimage to a village pub in Pembrokeshire to unearth the story of the late landlady, the extraordinary Pamela Cushla le Poer Davidson. Her colourful adventures included performing as a nude trapeze artist in Soho and fleeing the unwelcome ardour of Joseph Goebbels in Germany. For details see Monday
3/10 The series that cross-examines the law and legal system, with presenter Clive Coleman analysing the major legal stories and uncovering the ones that haven't yet hit the headlines. Producer Jane Beresford
5/9. Francis Wheen , Alan Coren and other special guests wade through the week's biggest and smallest news stories in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. Producer Katie Tyrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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5/5. The date approaches and the "best man" question is pressing, so Sylvia puts Harvey through his paces, with unexpected results on all sides. By Mary Cutler. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
In 1980, nine-year-old Janet was left by her mother in a crumbling rural commune. More than 20 years later, she remembers four tumultuous years in her childhood. By Lucy Catherine.
Director Lucy Baldwyn
10/10. The stories of The History of Love come together in the final, poignant episode of Nicole Krauss 's ground-breaking new novel. Readers are Warren Mitchell , Vicki Simon , Jesse Stecklow and Sara Kestelman. For further details see Monday
New series 1/6. David Aaronovitch hosts the Friday-night talk show that invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Executive producer Rebecca Asher
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