With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day WithDrMonaSiddiqui.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
2/5. Orhan Pamuk considers one of the most beautiful and potent symbols of Istanbul: the Bosporus. He explores the waterway's place in the Istanbul imagination, as well as its relationship with disaster. Read by Michael Maloney. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Colonel Margaret Hay. Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornbury). Nehemiah 9, vv9-15. 1 Will Thank
Thee, 0 Lord (Daniel Purcell ). Christ, Now Thank We All Our God (Nun Danket). Director of music Alan Wilson.
The story of how Jemima Parry-Jones moved herself, all her possessions, six Labradors and 200 assorted birds of prey from Gloucestershire to a new life near Charleston, South Carolina. Told by Howard Stableford . Producer David Parkinson
Black-and-white minstrels may have been the most popular representation of black people since the mid-19th century, but now they're taboo. The actor and comedian Felix Dexter investigates this lost chapter in the history of British entertainment. Producer ZahidWarley
2/3. Damon Albarn , Peter Gabriel , Baaba Maal and Taj Mahal are some of the stars contributing to this introduction to world music, presented by Mark Coles. This week he explores the issues musicians are dealing with at home - from the bands and artists who fought apartheid in South Africa to those currently campaigning against poverty and HIV/Aids.
Producer Rebecca Stratford Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
When a man is seen falling into a lake, a ghoulish vigil builds up as crowds gather waiting for the body to surface. But when it does, is anyone ready for the revelations it brings? Written by Jim Burke.
Music composed by Tom Moss Producer/Director Nadia Monnan
I New series 1/13. Listeners'questions about the environment and the developing world, discussed by Richard Daniel and a panel of specialists.
Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5. The actress and impressionist Jan Ravens spends much of her time pretending to be other people - Fiona Bruce , Linda Barker , the Queen. But underneath the different hairstyles and clothes, who's the "real"
Jan Ravens ? And what happens when she meets up with her "alter ego" - a mental-health administrator - in Reigate? For details see yesterday
4/5. Philippa Lamb takes an international look at retirement. With much of the developed world having to deal with an ageing population, what are countries doing to keep older people working longer? Producer Caroline Bayley
New series 1/10. Actor Charles Collingwood , who plays Brian Aldridge in The Archers, and Kate Mosse , a founder of the Orange Prize for Fiction, join
Sue MacGregor to talk about their favourite books. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Sunday at llpm
8/11. Hosepipe bans, dwindling river flows and half-full reservoirs - the signs of water shortage are growing across some of Britain's most populated areas. The last big drought nine years ago spelt out the need to cut water demand and conserve vital supplies if another crisis was to be averted. So what measures were taken, and why haven't they worked? Reporter Julian O'Halloran. Producer Rob Cave Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
8/8. Homeopathy. There are five homeopathic hospitals in the UK today. Mark Porter discovers how patients get referred to them and for what kind of conditions. He also explores the relationship between homeopathy and orthodox medicine in conversation with experts who have been trained in both disciplines.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/6. Democracy. This week the secret organisation with the power to influence every aspect of your daily life tackles the state of democracy in Britain; but there's also the trifling matter of the department audit landing everyone in hot water. Comedy written and performed by Chris Addison , John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman , with Peter Dickson , Matthew Holness and Lucy Montgomery. Producers Richard Grocock and Jon Naismith
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