With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rhidian Brook.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Becky Harris. Inspired by Love and Anger (Salley Gardens). Psalm 12, vv1-8. 0 Lord, There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (Bevan). Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendour (Rhuddlan). Director of music Richard Tanner.
3/3. Historian and classicist Bettany Hughes concludes her journey through the beauty and the blood-letting of Renaissance Florence. This week she finds that, contrary to popular belief, it was smart women, gay men and false gods who laid the cornerstones of Western civilisation. Producer Philip Sellars
3/3. Celebrating the art of Ronnie Barker , as featured in the award-winning series Lines from My Grandfather's Forehead, a sequential entertainment. This edition was first broadcast in 1972. Also featuring Terence Brady , Pauline Yates and Gordon Langford (piano). Producer John Fawcett Wilson (Revised repeat)
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer Oxfordshire gardeners' questions. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Ann Swithinbank answers readers' gardening questions in the April issue of Good Homes magazine, on sale now, price £2.95
3/5. Three Angels. On a trip to Australia, a young man is drawn into a strange world of religious mania, comfort eating and English sitcoms when he visits his best friend's mother. Written by Mark Czanik. Read by John Telfer. For details see Monday
58/90. South Africa Boers and Brits. The tense relationship between British and Dutch settlers in the Cape started the moment the British took it from the Dutch in 1795. Continuing Christopher Lee 's history of the British Empire. For details see Monday
There's a great deal of discussion going on about crime and what should happen to those committing it. Crime and punishment are social and cultural manifestations: they're closely bound up with people's perceptions of morality and values. Laurie Taylor explores the legitimacy of punishment and the relationship between prisons and social order, producer Andrew Littiejohn
4/6. Lenny Henry is interviewed by last week's guest, Alexei Sayle. Alexei asks Lenny about the first time they met; about the time Alexei introduced him to
Dawn French; and about Alexei "breaking" America.
And all the while he's drawing out an unusually candid interview from Lenny. Producer Tilusha Ghelani
8/10. Anthony visits Company House and discovers vital information about James and Arthur's businesses, and Ella uncovers a significant fact about Arthur. By Alison Joseph.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
7/10. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Michael Portillo , Claire Fox and Steven Rose cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
New series 1/6. Via Dolorosa - the Church of the Holy
Sepulchre. A series of Lent talks, recorded in Jerusalem. From the roof of Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Daniel Rossing , director of the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-
Christian Relations, reflects on how Jews and Christians can draw on commonly held traditions of penance to open up channels for dialogue and paths to peace. Producer Jennifer Daniel Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm
2/2. Actress and impressionist Jan Ravens explores the vital role of the voice clinic. The voice is at the centre of a person's identity as well as being a crucial element in the way people judge others. So when a voice gets damaged it can have devastating consequences. Whatever the condition, speech therapists up and down the country are helping people to restore their voices. As Jan explores the complexities of the human voice she also discovers how she is able to summon up so many different voices for her job as an actress and impersonator. Producer Kate Bissell
by Graham Duff.
3/6. Mark Gatiss stars as Professor Nebulous, the director of KENT (the Key Environmental Non-judgemental Taskforce) in 2099. With dust levels at an all-time high, Nebulous and his team find themselves battling an intelligence of pure filth.
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