With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Judy Merry. In a World Where People Walk in Darkness (Abbey Dore). 2 Corinthians 12, vv7-10. Holy Is the True Light (Harris). Be Still, My Soul (Finlandia).
Director of music Gordon Stewart. Organist Greg Morris.
When Ron and Shirley were planning their honeymoon 50 years ago, little did they dream that they'd be part of a piece of history. In the spring of 1956, literally hundreds of young men and women were lured to Jersey, "the Island of Love", by the offer of a year's tax break, to escape to sunnier climes, and to be photographed together on the steps of the Merton - dubbed the "honeymoon hotel". Fifty years on, many of them tell their stories. Producer Mohini Patel
New series 1/6. Travis meets Grace, the woman of his dreams. But will he still feel the same way after he discovers her fatal flaw - her husband? Written by Jan Etherinaton and Gavin Petrie.
Producer Elizabeth Freestone
John Humphrys chairs a special edition of the horticultural hints programme from the Houses of Parliament, where Carol Klein , John Cushnie and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the All-Party Gardening Group. including at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. See Choices: p126. Shortened at 2pm
3/5. Pneumatic Chutes. Victorians loved them, supermarkets and banks still use them. Dylan Winter visits the oldest pneumatic chute in the country - used to send money around a shop - and finds out why this 19th-century technology has lasted SO long. For details see Monday
Jazz rapidly became one of America's greatest cultural exports but did Britain initially embrace or resist this febrile all-American music? Despite the well-documented history of American jazz and its movement worldwide, the political past of the musical genre in Britain has been relatively neglected. Laurie Taylor examines the surprising ways in which jazz accompanied social change during what was a period of rapid transformation in Britain. Producer Andrew Littlejohn
10/12. Asthma. Dr Mark Porter investigates a pioneering method of accurately diagnosing asthma and finds out if there will ever be a vaccine. And what can be done for people who develop abnormal breathing patterns because of the fear of having an attack? Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
3/5. The tree that Simone believes her dead father lives in begins to invade and destroy the grief-stricken family's house. Adapted from Judy Pascoe 's debut novel. For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
8/10. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Clifford Longley , Ian Hargreaves and Claire Fox cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/6. Via Dolorosa - Jesus Wept. A series of Lent talks, recorded in Jerusalem. Clarence Musgrave, vicar of St Andrew 's Church of Scotland in Jerusalem, reflects on the place where Jesus began his journey to the Cross, and looked out over Jerusalem and wept. producer Jennifer Daniel Repeated on Saturday at 12.30am
1/2. It's not about pop-star wannabes, it's about reaching for the stars. A new generation of astronauts is rising from the ranks of amateur enthusiasts and rich entrepreneurs. Last year, a privately funded team won the X-Prize for human spacef light. Now they are competing in the X-Prize Race. Jeff Hoffman , himself a veteran Nasa astronaut, meets the new breed of space pioneer. Producer Martin Redfern
by Graham Duff.
4/6. When the Vartox Paint Company launch a new colour, Professor Nebulous discovers it has brain-bending qualities.
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