With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
The comedian Ruby Wax chooses her favourite eight records to take to the mythical island this week. She talks to Sue Lawley about her life and career and what the music means to her. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am
The veteran American broadcaster, Bob Booker , tells the inside story of Confidential magazine, the scandal sheet that rocked Hollywood in the 1950s and spawned the tabloid era, with its promise to "tell the facts and name the names". Producer Isobel Eaton
2/6. 1 Get Along without You Very Well. When Barry wife leaves him for another man, Roy thinks he knows the best way to get her back. But. at 2am and after many fortifying glasses of rum, it's not looking so good. By Marcus Powen.
Producer Carol Smith
Listeners' comments, queries and criticisms, selected by Roger Bolton , who redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy makers.
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Alan has spent six months pretending to spend his weekends involved in the unusual hobby of letterboxing on Dartmoor, following clues to locate plastic containers hidden in holes or under rocks, inside which is a visitors' book that the hobbyist must mark with a personalised rubber stamp. But he's really been lazing about with a mate. When his lie threatens to be exposed, he rushes to the moor to try to make his lie believable - with the help of some real-life letterboxers. Written by and starring
Producer/Director Liz Webb
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New series 1/9. Garrulous greengrocers
Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks return to celebrate the best of summer fruit and veg. Their guest this week is one of the top chefs working in the UK today, Jean-Christophe Novelli. Producer Paula McGinley PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30PM
Alan Titchmarsh on "proper gardening": page 34
5/5. Sunseeker. A retired scientist conducts a final physics experiment when she sends a postcard to her family from beyond the grave. Written by Paul Magrs and read by John Paul Hurley. For details see Monday
5/5 Raj Persaud 's last look at radio psychiatrists and psychologists around the world focuses on Kenya's Dr Frank Njenga and how he deals with the topic of homosexuality, which is illegal there. For details see Monday
6/10. 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
8/9. Andy Hamilton and Alan Coren are among the panellists wading through the week's news in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. producer Katie Tyrrell
(Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm)
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5/10. Darrow sets out to persuade Sophie to leave Givre, but discovers affairs are much more complicated than he had realised. Edith Wharton explores the consequences of momentary pleasures in one of her most accomplished novels. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
The topical discussion programme comes from Kendal in Cumbria, this week, and the panel includes the former Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook. Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
It's nearly a year since Catrin returned from Thailand, after a bomb in a nightclub killed her boyfriend and brought their holiday to a tragic end. Now she feels trapped in her Welsh village, but it isn't simply grief that is holding her back. Written by Helen Raynor.
Producer/Director Alison Hindell
5/10. As Mr Starlight becomes a huge hit in the USA, Cledwyn, who feels left behind, decides to return to
England. "You telling all to the newspapers? I'll bet you got some weird stuff on him. He's not quite right is he?" By Laurie Graham. For further details see Monday
4/6. 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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