4/6. Bel Mooney and her guest explore the territory between belief and unbelief. This week, she meets Tim Smit , chief executive and co-founder of the Eden Project. Producer Malcolm Love Repeated at 9.30pm
4/5. David Toole dances on his hands. With Celeste Dandeker, co-founder of the integrated dance company
Candoco, he recalls how he moved from a job sorting mail from his wheelchair in Leeds to an international career in physical theatre. Producer Frances Byrnes
4/5. The Paradigm Theory. As Dr Atkins lies in a coma, the now-much-slimmer author argues the theory that the low-carb diet could be a scientific revolution. After 30 years of the paradigm "fat is bad, carbs are good", along comes Atkins to rock the boat - for the second time. Following his death, the Atkins backlash comes into being. William Leith 's s memoirs, read by John Sessions. For details see Mon Rptd 12.30am
Presented by Father Philip Sumner. Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round (Song I). Isaiah 64, vv1-5; 8-9. Great and Marvellous Are Thy Works (Tomkins). Be Thou My Vision (Slane). With the Coupland Consort. Director of music Marcus Farnsworth. Organist Darius Battiwalla.
England v Australia
The Ashes series moves to Manchester's Old Trafford tor the Third Test. Commentary on the first day's play from Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Jim Maxwell , with experts Graham Gooch , Vic Marks and Geoff Lawson. Including at 12.35pm News; County Talk.
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3/5. Comedian Jo Brand , with the help of actors Lalla Ward, Philip Franks and Jon Glover , entertains an audience with some of her favourite prose and poetry, including a poem by John Hegley , a story by Annie Proulx and a song from Elvis Costello. Producer VivBeeby Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
Two incompetent English soldiers hiding from Dattie accidentally slay the Prince of Wales, who has a pnce on his head. But how can they get the head back to London? Comedy by Neil Warhurst set in medieval Wales. Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh
3/7. Essential Tremor. It is estimated that between 3 and bb people in every thousand have this condition, which is a continuous involuntary movement in part of the body. Though the condition is helped by drugs or, in severe cases, surgery, specialists do not fully understand its mechanisms. Listeners can call Barbara Myers , who will put their questions to leading specialist Professor Leslie Findlay. Producer Erika Wright PHONE: [number removed] from 1.30pm on day of broadcast
4/5. The Test Case. By PG Wodehouse. Reggie is desperate to roll up the aisle with Ann Selby - but how can he prevent her from regarding him as "a sub-species of humanity"? Read by Martin JarviS. For details see Monday
4/5. Arresting Accounts. In the 17th century, the parish constables of Manchester were volunteers and it cost them twopence to keep someone in a cell overnight. Are there any parallels between their lives and those of today's career constables? For details see Monday
Lunar telescopes and interstellar warfare may sound like they belong in the plot of the latest sci-fi blockbuster, but they're also found inside the pages of a fictional travelogue written in ancient Greece in the second century AD. The author, Lucian of Samosata, wrote about telescopes on the moon that magnified sound and lunar women who laid eggs. Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Karen Ni Mheallaigh from the University of Liverpool about the surprising links between ancient Greece and modern science fiction. Producer Michelle Martin
Dr Karen Ni
5/6. When Mel unexpectedly turns up with a baby that turns out to be hers, Vicki is understandably somewhat put out. Written by and starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine , with Martin Hyder , Dave Lamb and Jim North. Additional material by Richie Devlin and Jim North. Music by Richie Webb ; Producer Chris Neill
2/2. Nearly a third of the UK population are living with a chronic condition, so a new self-management course has been launched by the Government called "The Expert Patient". Many people who have completed the course claim it has changed their lives. Trisha MacNair discovers whether the health professionals welcome a new breed of assertive patient. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald
6/9. The Right End of the Stick? In many contexts mutual understanding seems mandatory. Yet all too often it breaks down, leading to wars, sundered friendships, lost customers and defeated heroes. But how is it that we fall victim to confusion so often? In a studio discussion, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto explores why misunderstanding matters - and whether it is something we want and need to do. Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
3/6. Gardeners are increasingly bombarded with advice about how to garden in a "wildlife-friendly" manner. But how much of this advice is backed up by sound science. Are slug pellets really bad for hedgehogs? Do nettles attract butterflies? Is it important to plant only native species? Alex Kirby investigates. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
2/4. Social Development. This exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution continues with a look at the human brain, which, according to scientists, has developed to help us cope with our unpleasantly complicated social lives. By Chris Addison and Carl Cooper. Starring Chris Addison , with Professor Austin Herring (aka
Geoffrey McGivern ), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell. Producer Simon Nicholls
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