With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25 ,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. Tanzanian journalist Adam Lusekelo meets
Soli Philander , a well-known Cape comedian and personality whose reality TV show is trying to tackle post-apartheid problems and alter the attitudes of South Africans about what they can do to help themselves. Producer Ruth Evans
Presented by Mgr Tony Rogers. Lord Jesus, Think on Me
(Southwell). Luke 5, w17-26. Lord. for Thy Tender Mercy's Sake (Hilton). 0 For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Arden). Musical director Christopher Stokes.
5/9. Deep Sea, New Horizon. In the deep ocean, where there is nowhere to hide, only certain colours can be adopted to avoid becoming dinner: red, black, silver, or even transparent. John Ruthven joins the research vessel New Horizon to trawl the depths of the San
Clemente Basin off the coast of California to investigate the bizarre lifestyles of the transparent marine creatures who live way down deep in the trench. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
Fifty years ago, the children's TV show Crackerjack! was born. It started with an idea for a game created by Eamonn Andrews and ended nearly 30 years later having entertained generations of children along the way. Janet Ellis presents this affectionate look back with the help of former presenters and performers and lots of children shouting "Crackerjack!" Producer Angela Sherwin
2/4. The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill is a simple story of 18th-century life in London's Soho, or so it appears. John Gay 's The Beggar's Opera of 1728, on which it was based, is a satirical panning of British society and establishment, with prime minister Sir Robert Walpole and the composer Handel directly in the line of fire. Huw Edwards looks at why Weill's version was as relevant and explosive to its 20th-century Weimar Republic audience as its predecessor had been in 18th-century London. Producer Paul Evans Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
An introduction by Sir David Frost begins this monologue based on the diaries of Martha Mitchell. it's 8 August 1974, the day President Nixon resigned. Martha Mitchell , wife of former Attorney General John Mitchell , is alone with her press cuttings, her dog, and her whisky. She tapes her testimony, makes calls to journalists and remembers how the administration forcibly tried to silence her when she spoke out about Nixon's role in the Watergate burglary and cover-up. By John Jeter , with Judith Ivey as Martha Mitchell. Producer/Director Judith Kampfner
New series 1/13. Sue Cook returns with the programme that takes on listeners' historical challenges and, in so doing, discovers more about links with the past. Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5. Fishing Buddies. Since his wife left him, Colin has lived for his Sundays, fishing with his best friend. But how good a friend is Jeremy? By Rachel Fixsen , read by Peter Ellis. For details see yesterday
17/90. 1606 -the Virginia Company. With the appearance of joint-stock companies, the setting up of colonies in North America begins to look like a viable business. By
Christopher Lee , with readings by Rob Brydon , Mark Heap and Martin Freeman. For details see yesterday
12/13. After a summer of cricket, most people know their bails from their googlies, but what impact will England's
Ashes series have on cricket's financial future? With just a scattering of spectators at most county cricket grounds, how do cricket clubs stay in business? Heather Payton and her guests discuss these questions and ask which of today's cricket personalities will be the advertiser's perfect catch. Producer Barney Rowntree
New series 1/6. Comedy from Perrier Award-winners Justin Edwards , James Rawlings and Neil Edmond. Previous series have been described in an internet customer review as: "inventive and funny in a way that won't offend normal people, the elderly or children". Producer Will Saunders
2/5. Napoleon moves into the Balcombe family's Pavilion. Surrounded by sycophants, he finds the young English girl's frankness amusing. Then Betsy goes too far and has to be punished. By Julia Blackburn.
For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
2/10. Road hauliers continue to complain about the damaging effects of Britain's high fuel prices, but it's only one of the many pressures facing an industry under stress. There's a critical shortage of capable lorry drivers at a time when demand is soaring. Is this why some are so tired that they fall asleep at the wheel, causing fatal accidents? Allan Urry investigates. producer Rob Cave Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
7/8. Cosmetic Surgery. From botox to facial peels, Dr Mark Porter puts cosmetic surgery under the microscope. He asks what the best types of breast implants are, and why more men are turning to plastic surgery.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
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