With John Humphrys and Carolyn Ouinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/8. People who have faced a life-changing choice share their experience with Michael Buerk , who hears abou the dilemmas they encountered and the consequences of their decisions. Producer Liz Leonard Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5 Scale of Charges. Richard Foster reveals lives and stories that stem from old bills - a basic source of research for historians. From the detailed accounts of 18th-century harpsichord tuner Thomas Green it is possible to detect the instrument's eclipse by the new-fangled piano. Producer Merilyn Harris
2/5. The Byzantine bishop Saint Nicholas becomes he saint of all things nautical and embarks on his long journey around the world towards his modern role as Santa Claus. By Jeremy Seal. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
J The great storm of 1987, which caused such devastation to our landscape, was vital to the future preservation of this country's trees. Colin Crosbie uncovers the reason Why. producer Benjamin Chesterton
2/3. Johnny Ball examines the pitfalls and pleasures of working in showbusiness with members of your family.
It's not just stage families that work together, members of the Grade dynasty were all, at one time, involved in managing different aspects of the entertainment business So what are some of the difficulties that family acts are likely to face, and how do they overcome them? Producer Libby Cross
Topical consumer affairs reports, with Liz Barclay and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
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New series 1/3 In a series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music, Frances Fyfield goes to the Bodleian Library in Oxford to examine the manuscript of Mendelssohn's Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingars Cave) for clues of how the 20-year old composer came to dream it up on a boat to the Isle of Mull. With conductor Mark Elder.
Producer Simon Elmes Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
The story of Diamond Lil and Maisie, an outrageous real-life transvestite double act who delighted audiences in pubs all over the East End during the 1940s - and were accepted by the local community at a time when homosexuality was illegal. By Linda Wilkinson.
Producer Liz Webb
Sue Cook tackles listeners' historical challenges.
Producer Nick Patrick
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2/5. Chaya. Four months after the tsunami, Simon and Susan re-encounter Chaya, the waitress who took them in following their ordeal. Their meeting is unsettling. By Nihal de Silva. Read by Paul Bhattacharjee. Producer Elizabeth Allard For further details see yesterday
1/4. Quarrymen. Until the 1960s, conditions in the slate industry had changed little since Victorian times. Sian Pari Huws explores the significance of slate for those whose lives are bound up with this ancient rock and meets some of those who risked their lives in the mines of north Wales.
Producer Jeremy Grange
2/10. Biographer and critic Hilary Spurling and historian and gardener Roy Strong join Sue MacGregor at the Ways with Words Festival, Southwold, to discuss three favourite paperbacks. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Sunday at 11pm
3/6. Trevor, the sports agent trying to swim through the shark tank that is his life, has a client from hell, Ralph, who has acquired the must-have for any celebrity - a stalker. Comedy by Andy Hamilton.
Producer Andy Hamilton
As Radio 3 prepares to broadcast the complete works of JS Bach, Mark Lawson discusses the composer's life, music and legacy with conductor John Eliot Gardiner and writer Philip Pullman. Producer Martin Smith
7/20. David arrives in London, and a chance meeting with Steerforth, his old school friend, leads to an encounter with the mysterious Rosa Dartle. By Charles Dickens , adapted by Mike Walker.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/6. Examining the latest research and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health, with Raj Persaud.
Executive producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
4/4. Rucker uncovers the horrific scam that has wrecked the lives of Lucy and Donna. Written by Adam Baron , and dramatised by Doug Lucie.
With Alex Treqear and Nicholas Boulton Producer/Director Janet Whitaker
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