With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Rosemary Lain-Priestley .
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Mgr Tony Rogers. The Kingdom of God (Out Skerries). John 9, vv35-41. Christ Is the World's True Light (Bach). Disposer Supreme (Old 104th). Director of music Alan Wilson. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
4/5. Isabella and her lover Mortimer are now ruling the country on behalf of her son Edward III. The deposed Edward II remains in captivity; but with various plots to free him and put him back on the throne, can Isabella and Mortimer afford to keep him prisoner indefinitely? By Alison Weir. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
2/2. "Their Name Liveth For Evermore". After the First World War, Rudyard Kipling became an inspector of war cemeteries in France but he also had a deep personal interest - his son John died there. Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit the battlefields in Kipling's footsteps. The reader is David Haig.
Producer Robyn Read Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
2.15 Afternoon Play: Best of Luck, Phyllis Diller
A lonely young girl struggles to cope with her mother s temper until she is rescued by letters and gifts from the Hollywood legend, Phyllis Diller. By Jenny McDade.
Producer/Director Pam Fraser Solomon
10/10. Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem-solving programme for the intriguing questions Of everyday life. Producer SarahCuddon
EMAIL: questions.questions<5bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] from 1.30pm (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
4/5. Macbeth. Shakespeare found the bloody story of Macbeth, his wife and the Weird Sisters in Raphael Holinshed 's Chronicles of England, Scotland and Wales. Read by Stephen Boxer. For details see Monday
Philip Ardagh talks to Kate Mosse about his passion for
Sherlock Holmes. And partially sighted writers, including Adrian Mole creator Sue Townsend , talk movingly about losing the pleasure of reading - and of the compensatory rewards of listening to literature. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
In 1926 British climbers Andrew Irvine and George Mallory died while climbing Mount Everest. After Mallory's body was found six years ago, many critics suggested his clothing offered little protection against the extreme weather on Everest. But new analysis and reconstruction of the clothes suggest they were designed and tailored to be very effective against the cold - perhaps even better than modern synthetic fibres. Ouentin Cooper investigates. Producer Julian Siddle
4/5. Baby Rosie has arrived, and with her, the joy of shopping with a double buggy. And then John springs a surprise. Another extract from Stephanie Caiman 's new, hugely amusing novel.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
What turns a British-born Muslim into a suicide bomber? Nasreen Suleaman talks to those who knew Mohammad Sidigue Khan , the eldest of the 7 July bombers, and tries to unravel the mystery of the circumstances that turned this well-integrated, popular and intelligent young man into a terrorist. Producer Innes Bowen
2/8. The Colour-Coded Prescription. For decades scientists have told us that "race" isn't a biological reality, yet the American authorities have just licensed a heart drug to be used solely on African-Americans. It's the first racially specific medicine, and it's likely that Britain will soon be using different drugs for different races too. Kenan Malik asks what the medical and social conseguences will be if the age of colour-blind medicine is now over. Producer Ingrid Hassler
4/10. Dinners and Dreams. Tom, Harry and Nathan meet for dinner and explore the wider terrain of contemporary America - a crucible of broken dreams and human folly. By Paul Auster. For details see Monday
New series 1/5. It Was Henry Fonda 's Fault. A late-night comedy drama by Owen O'Neill. Young Frankie falls in love with Hollywood and follows his dream to Tinseltown, a dream that becomes a nightmare. With Owen'ONeill, James Ellis , Josie Lawrence , Kerry Shale and Luke O'Reilly. Producer/Director Claire Jones
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