With Sarah Montague and Justin Webb.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
8.55 August 1945 1/12. A series marking the 60th anniversary of the events that brought the Second World War to an end: Nagasaki, Hiroshima and the Japanese surrender. Presented by Chris Lowe.
August 1945 producers Julia Adamson and Rob Ketteridge
Dr Jeevan Singh
New series 1/6. New Kids on the Block?
Dermot Murnaghan and his guests investigate our
- vernacular and what it tells us about Britain in 2005. With resident dialect expert Dr Clive Upton. This series forms part of the Voices project, which features a week of programmes across the BBC from 20 August.
Producer Julian May Repeated at 9.30pm EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgA RT DIRECT: Talking for Britain by Simon Elmes is available for £13.50 (RRP E14.99) including p&p. Call [number removed]042 (national rate).
1/4. Sigrun Wodars. Representing the former German
Democratic Republic, athlete Sigrun Wodars won the 800m gold medal at the Seoul Games, running against Britain's Diane Modahl. Shortly before reunification, the GDR let pair train together but their conversations were monitored. Modahl travels to Germany to meet Wodars and to talk freely in a way that was never possible 17 years ago. Producer Rebecca Sandies
Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. I Am the Bread of Life (Toolan). Luke 24, vv28-35. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (Picardy, arr Jackson). 0 Thou Who This Mysterious Bread (St Botolph). Director of music Stephen Jackson.
Historian Julie Wheelwright investigates the life of her Puritan ancestor Esther Wheelwright , who, in 1703, was kidnapped as a child by the Abenaki nation of North
America She converted to Catholicism and became one of the leading political influences in the wars between the British and French in North America. Producer ArianeKoek
2/6. Continuing Paul Mendelson 's sitcom about a couple trvinn tn rphi liiri thpir relationship after divorce.
Other parts played by the cast Producer/Director David Ian Neville
In this spirited comedy by Niall Casserly , Tordujo is haunted by the demands of the past. A failed pilgrim on the path to Santiago de Compostela, he pesters travellers with Leonard Cohen songs and requests for cigarettes. Enter Tara, an Enqlishwoman with needs of her own.
Producer/Director DJ Britton
Matthew Biggs , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions from members of the Sutton Garden Club, near Ely. With Gill Pyrah in the chair. Including at
3.25 Gardeninq Weather Forecast, shortened rpt of sun 2pm
3/5. Dvorak's Largo. A look at the melody from the slow movement of a symphony by a Czech composer, living in America, that has become indelibly linked with an image Of Old England. For details see Monday
Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope as Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues coming out of the academic and research world. Producer Gavin Heard
1/3. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie. Jack has a problem. Or rather, his owner/mistress does. And she needs to decide whether or not to move in with her boyfriend, Adrian, who likes designer leather furniture but doesn't like dogs. Written hu r,rapme Garden, from an idea by Debbie Barham. producer Jon Naismith
3/5. Alfie Flies Again. Driven demented by TV sets blaring out at the Golden Slumbers Nursing Home, Alfie (TP McKenna), a former air force fitness instructor, is forced to strike a deal with the matron. By Kate Perry. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/8. Radio's own public enquiry series returns with the panel asking if miscarriages of justice caused by the evidence of expert witnesses can be prevented. Giving evidence is Angela Cannings , the mother wrongly jailed for the murder of her children. With Nick Ross. producer Sara Nathan Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/5. Jonathan Miller discusses the history of our understanding of reproduction. Both Aristotle and Galen developed theories to explain how and why organisms reproduce. Much later, when William Harvey published On The Generation of Animals in 1651, the stage was set for biologists to uncover the mechanisms that enable living things to make themselves. Producer John Watkins
4/4. The Black-Eyed Marketeer. Pickerskill recalls a detention from 1941. When Caiman is sent to detention for selling on high-class provisions, he soon discovers his father's black-market connections are no match for the Luftwaffe. Written and directed by Andrew McGibbon. producers Jonathan Ruffle and Andrew McGibbon
4/4. How to Go to a Party. "When you step into a party, everyone is locked into hugely enjoyable conversations with popular, attractive people who are waiting to hate you." More practical life-coaching. Producer Jonquil Panting
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