1/5. The Swedish television newsreader Ulla-Carin Lindquist is trying to put her boat in to shore in a heavy wind. When she goes to pick up the oars they are as heavy as lead, as though frozen into the water. By Ulla-Cann Lindquist Read by Barbara Flynn. producer Jane Marshall Rptdat 12.30am
With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Today I Awake (Slithers of Gold). Ezekiel 33 vv7-16. Give You a New Commandment
(Aston). 0 God of Justice (Belmont). With Chester
Cathedral choristers. Director of music Philip Rushforth.
2/4. Never the Twain. As country after country gained independence from Britain after 1947, thousands of Britons returned home. But not all. Among those left behind in India were over 300,000 people of mixed European and Indian descent. Aidan Hartley travels to Calcutta to meet these Anglo-Indians who were once prosperous but now live on the pavements: and to McCluskieganj founded in the 1930s as an Anglo-Indian Utopia, finding that even here a unique way of life has all but vanished. producer joiyonJenkms
3/4. Revenge Is Sweet. When Don Camillo gloats over his football team's victory, Peppone is inclined to teach him a lesson By Giovanni Guareschi , dramatised by Peter Kerry.
Producer/Director Chris Wallis
In 1799, a child - the heir to the Bridgeman Estate - disappears at a country fair. Is he lost or has he been snatched to settle an old score? Someone knows but isn't telling.
A tn ip tfnrv nf nreed and revenge, by Gillian Richmond.
Producer/Director Sue Wilson
1/5. "A poor workingman of God". The life and opinions of English clergyman and essayist Sydney Smith - whose outlook on life is as entertaining now as it was two hundred years ago - adapted for radio by Caroline Harrington.
With Timothy West as Smith, and Colleen Prendergast as his daughter, Saba. Here he reflects on how, against his own inclination, he became a curate. Producer Christine Hall
1/5 Buridan's Ass. philosopher Peter Cave and his companion Nick Romero enter a strange fairground where all the attractions take on the guise of philosophical paradoxes. Today they meet a hungry ass and his owner,
14th-century French philosopher Jean Buridan. A look at the history of and solutions to famous philosophical paradoxes and whether they have any use in the real world. Written by Peter Cave. Featuring Nick Romero , Anna Farnworth and Ewan Bailey. Producer Julian Mayers
Umami. Sheila Dillon is joined by molecular gastronome Heston Blumenthal to investigate umami, the mysterious fifth flavour first identified by Japanese scientists about a hundred years ago. Repeated from Sunday at 12.30pm
England v Australia
Coverage of the first ever Twenty20 match between
England and Australia, from the Rose Bowl, Southampton. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Jim Maxwell , with roving reporter Clare Connor.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time
3/6. Tony Hawks and Sandi Toksvig join regulars Barry Cryer and Tim Brooke-Taylor for more inspired nonsense under the reluctant chairmanship of Humphrey Lyttelton. With Denis King at the piano. From the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl. Producer Jon Naismith
Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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1/10. Redcurrant Fool. Frances Barber stars as Miss Mapp, who rules the small English village of Tilling. She sits at her window noting the comings and goings of her neighbours in order to manipulate village life to her own advantage. By EF Benson and dramatised by Ned Sherrin. Producer/Director Celia de Wolff Repeated from 10.45am
From 1935 to 1945, thousands of German children with blond hair and blue eyes were born into a Nazirun programme called Lebensborn (fountain of life). Historian Nigel Jones explores the legacy of Hitler's plan to create an Aryan "master race". Producer Kate Bissell
2/8. The Three Rs. While 20 per cent of British adults are deemed to have literacy problems, illiteracy is almost unknown in Finland, and the Irish have recently greatly boosted spending on adult literacy. Paul Henley asks whether we can learn from the Finnish and the Irish. Rptd from Thu
5/8. The Future of Spring. A visit to the beautiful French wetland of La Brenne to see some of the plants and animals that might survive here as the British spring climate warms up. Presenter Brett Westwood asks whether we are doing enough to help the potential icons of spring in the warmer future. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated tomorrow at 11am
1/10. By Zoe Heller. When Sheba first arrives at St George's, her colleague Barbara senses a bond with her. But Sheba crosses a line when she becomes involved in a friendship with 15-year-old student Steven. Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths . Read by Barbara Flynn. Producer Mary Ward Lowery
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