With James Naughtie and Carolyn Ouinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Nigel Swinford. March On, My Soul, with Strength (Christchurch). 1 Samuel 18, vv6-15. Purify My Heart (Doerksen, arr Wilson). Father Eternal, Ruler of Creation (Old 124th). Director of music Alan Wilson.
3/5. Aunty Myra. "Don't let's get landed with the photographs," Dad would warn as we trailed up to visit Mam's younger sister. But they were invariably on hand to flesh out some anecdote of her military career. Alan Bennett continues to read from his latest publication. for details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
New series 1/3. JB Watson. There's no shortage of TV advice for parents of recalcitrant toddlers these days, but surprisingly we have a disgraced psychologisl to thank for concepts such as "time out". Once the most famous psychologist in the world after Freud, JB Watson is considered the father of behaviourism. Yet his academic career was cut short, not because of an ethically questionable experiment in which he made an 11-month-old baby terrified of a white rat, but because of an extramarita affair. Claudia Hammond turns the spotlight on John Broadus Watson and "Little Albert". Producer Marya Burgess
2/6. In today's edition of the quiz show with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart, comedian Richard Herring and novelist Louise Doughty join team captains
Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip. Gyles Brandreth presides. Producer Victoria Lloyd
Mike Daisey , an American exchange student in London, is desperate to absorb the British theatrical tradition, but instead he falls into shady fringe theatre and an even shadier love affair. In this adaptation by monologuist Mike Daisey of his own unsettling and hilarious stage play, the listener is taken on a journey into the dark underbelly of the theatre. Mike Daisey plays himself, and there are appearances by students from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Producer/Director Judith Kampfner
Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and Carol Klein are guests of the Juliotter Garden Club, north Cornwall.
With Eric Robson in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat of Sun 2pm
3/5. The Street. A comic and poignant tale about Amy Steel - a tough, elderly woman from the North East who doesn't suffer fools gladly and has lived in the same street all her life. When a strange-looking official comes knocking on her door, she's not impressed with his news. By Julia Darling. Read by Madaleine Moffatt. For details see Monday
13/90. Towards the East Indies. By the end of Elizabeth I's reign, the British were beginning to sail round Africa in pursuit of the great profits to be had from south-east Asia. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson. Readings by Robert Powell ,
__Martin Freeman and Mark Heap. For details see Monday
In an open field lined with eucalyptus trees and rubber plants, near Harare in Zimbabwe, a group called the weChishanu Christians sing praise to God. But who are they and why are they one of the fastest-growing religious movements in Zimbabwe? How do they challenge traditional understandings of religion and conflate seemingly disparate beliefs like witchcraft and Christianity? Laurie Taylor considers this new religious movement, finding out how they provide an insight into the history and culture of Zimbabwean society. Producer Natasha Maw
6/8. Tired All the Time. Standard tests for anaemia, thyroid problems or diabetes are usually enough to identify the cause of TATT - but what about when they're not?
Dr Mark Porter investigates. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
3/4. Superco, Britain's number one supermarket, want to expand their Megastore into a Terrastore, but there's opposition to their plans. Time to bring in Unthinkable Solutions to see if they can smooth things through for the scarily efficient retailer. By James Cary.
Kirsty Lang chairs tonight's instalment of the arts show, in which she reassesses the life and legacy of Lawrence of Arabia, as revealed in a new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London. ProducerRobynRead
3/5. We Too Are Margaret. The response to Margaret's blog proves bigger than either she or William expected. William decides that if you can't beat them, join them.
By Andy Barrett. For cast and details see Mon Repeated from 10.45am
2/11. Michael Buerk chairs a special programme from the Cheltenham Literature Festival, recorded before a participating audience in the Everyman Theatre. Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Claire Fox and Rosie Boycott cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Producer David Coomes
2/3. Discovering the hidden science at places we take for granted. As the sun rises over Stonehenge, Mark Stephen takes a look at the latest thinking on how the stones were shaped and transported to the site, and who created this most mysterious monument. Producer Louise Dalziel
2/6. The De Niro Code. A shadowy world of papal conspiracies and numerological secrets. Starring
Michael Brandon , Michael Fenton Stevens , Mel Hudson , Alex Lowe and Dan Tetsell. The last in a series of six chapters by different authors - all of them imaginary and none of them very good. Literary spoof series written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell. Producer Lucy Armitage
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