Presented by Tony Rogers. Songs of Praise the Angels
Sang (Northampton). Numbers 22, vv21-34. The Lord Is My Shepherd (Schubert). Go Forth and Tell (Woodlands). With the Chester Cathedral Choristers. Director of music David Poulter.
1/5. Miles Kington reads from his account of an endearingly eccentric childhood. He recalls his earliest memory - of an event before his own birth - as well as the drama of his first kidnapping. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am RT Direct: Accompanying book available for Â£15.99 including p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate), or visit [website removed]
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Professor By Charlotte Bronte.
1/10. Beginning in the Woman's Hour drama this week, the least-known of Charlotte Bronte's novels: a subtle, ambiguous and unsettling love story dramatised for the first time by Rachel Joyce. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
In Chicago, young Palestinian-American sociologist Rami Nashabishi is examining the impact that Islam is having in his South Side neighbourhood. The call to faith is not coming from the minarets and mosques, but from hip-hop artists and from the gangs who in some areas control the streets. Tony Phillips makes a spiritual journey of sorts through Chicago's South Side. producerTony Phillips
4/5. Hercule Poirot. Captain Hastings and DI Japp have become heavily involved in the case, but everyone in the household has an alibi for the time of the murder. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.
Music by Tom Smail ; Producer/Director Enyd Williams
New series 1/3. Taken by Surprise. A man is abducted and released only when his employer pays the ransom.
As he continues his work with the Teesside police, forensic psychologist Joe Aston resorts to unorthodox methods to secure a postive identification of the main suspect. Written by David Napthine.
Producer/Director Toby Swift
1/5. Return of the series that showcases first-time and emerging short-story writers.
Classic Recipes for Cauldron Cookery. Shakespeare's weird sisters take a break from interfering in Scottish history and turn their talents to sharing their recipes with an eager television audience. By Sheila Burns , read by Frances Jeater. Producer Rosemary Watts
1/90 No Grand Plan. Christopher Lee 's ground-breaking narrative history series returns to tell the story of the growth of the biggest empire the world had ever seen - the British Empire.
When Queen Elizabeth I gave official permission to Sir
Humphrey Gilbert in 1578 to seek out new lands, she had no idea what she was starting. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson. With Readings by Anna Massey , Mark Heap , Rob Brydon and Martin Freeman. Producer Pete Atkin History in the making: page 119
Andrew Jefford reports on why French wine is being turned into industrial alcohol and why French vignerons are throwing dynamite through the windows of local council offices. Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm
3/9. Exchanging favourite quotations and anecdotes are theatre maverick Ken Campbell , surgeon and writer Dr Peter MacDonald , poet Ruth Padel and the Times columnist Mary Ann Sieghart. The reader is
William Franklyn. From the British Library, with host Nigel Rees. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
Mark Lawson talks to the writer John Mortimer about his new novel Quite Honestly. It concerns a bishop's daughter who volunteers to help a career-burglar, newly released from prison. Producer Thomas Morris
1/10. The orphaned William Crimsworth is a young man with nothing. As he sets out to make his way in the world he doesn't want to be indebted to anyone. But running parallel with this need for self-control is the desperate need to love - and be loved in return.
By Charlotte Bronte.
Dramatised by Rachel Joyce.
(Repeated from 10.45am)
In the midst of life, we are in death. For many people, the reality of death is their everyday experience. Taking its title from The Book of Common Prayer, this feature reflects on the language of death through the words of some of those who live "in the midst of death" - a gravedigger, a homicide detective, a bereavement counsellor, a funeral director and a priest. Producer Alan Hall
2/9. The New Forest. Paul Evans explores the ancient landscape of the New Forest. He discovers how the relationship between people and wildlife has created this unique place, and discusses the issues they both face. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated tomorrow at 11am
1/5. Ian McDiarmid reads an extract from Book One of John Milton 's epic poem, with an introduction by Philip Pullman. Satan and the Rebel Angels are vanquished on the burning lake in Hell, yet with terrible resolution, decide to fight back. Producer David Hunter
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