With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday In Parliament
With Robert Orchard and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.
8.31 L W only Yesterday In Parliament
4/5. "I'd been afraid of ending up in a loony bin or an old folks home since I was ten. It was easy not to end up in a loony bin. You just had to obey your elders. Everyone who couldn't t walk ended up in an old folks'home." For details see Mon Rptd12.30am
Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Thy Kingdom Come, 0 God
(St Cecilia). Matthew 24, vv3-14. Nobody Knows (Trad American, arr Tippett). Christ is Coming (Neander). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Organist Christopher Stokes.
8/13. Kolkata. Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) is booming. With an information technology sector
- growing at a rapid rate, the Indian city is undergoing a radical transformation. So how has Kolkata, with its proudly Communist government, become the city of choice for many multinational companies? And is this enormous growth sustainable? Tanya Datta meets some of the city's winners and losers.
Producer Linda Pressly Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
With unprecedented access to the final moments of some of Britain's biggest art shows - from Caravaggio
- at the National Gallery to Turner, Whistler, Monet at
Tate Britain - John Wilson presents a first-hand experience of our leave-it-to-the-last-minute culture. Producer Peter McHugh Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
Money Box and You and Yours team up to answer listeners' questions on yesterday's Budget. Presented by Vincent Duggleby , Paul Lewis and Karen Hoggan.
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 10am Producer Chris A'Court
By Alexis Zegerman. Alice spends her day recording animal sounds. Ronnie spends his caring for reptiles. When will they start showing an interest in a fellow human being?
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh
7/9. Hernia. Hernias -weaknesses or tears in the abdominal wall - are very common, and over 100,000 are operated on each year in the UK. Barbara Myers is joined by a leading expert to answer your questions on the different kinds of hernia and how best to treat them. Producer Paula McGrath PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
4/5. The Carburettor Romany Bill Lee was a young boy when his father took the decision to renounce life on the road. But after only a few weeks enclosed by bricks and mortar, and just as Bill was about to go to school, life took an unexpected turn. For details see Monday
4/5. It is late spring. The oak tree canopy is a hive of activity as birds flit in and out of the canopy with food for their nestlings. In the morning, the woodland rings with the sound of the dawn chorus, and later in the day woodpeckers drum on the bark of hollow, old oaks. For details see Monday
6,000m under the Sea. Humans cannot survive beyond around 500m below the surface of the sea. But fish and crustaceans that live in the depths of the abyss have adapted to life there. To learn more about these distant deep-sea fauna, lander vehicles are sent down to make measurements using cameras and acoustic telemetry. Quentin Cooper is joined by Professor Monty Priede of the University of Aberdeen Oceanlab to discuss developments in deep-sea research. Producer Colin Grant
Kirsty Lang presents the arts magazine with news, reviews and interviews, including today a report on the lavish new Lord of the Rings musical, which opens tonight in Toronto. Producer Jerome Weatherald
2/4. Kenya. After three years of drought, three million people in Kenya face starvation. The Kenyan Government and the World Food Programme are about to launch a major appeal for funds but with daily revelations of widespread corruptions, how can they perusade the world to give generously? Jenny Cuffe reports on her week spent in Kenya. Producer Sally Chesworth
4/9. The Prophet and the State. A confidential Home
Office internal report warned the Government, well before the 7/7 bombings, that radicalism and extremism among a minority of Britain's Muslim population had become a threat to security and community cohesion.
Andrew Brown talks to those advising the Government to discover what its strategy is and whether it stands any chance of success. Producer Innes Bowen Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
8/11. Geoff Watts is joined by science writer
Gabrielle Walker to find out the latest news from Lake Vostok in the Antarctic. The lake is buried nearly 4km under the ice and is one of the deepest known sources of fresh water in the world. Scientists have been studying the area for over 30 years and after a break of eight years, have drilled another 27 metres into the frozen lake in the hope of finding evidence of life below the ice sheet. Producer Helen Sharp
Arising from the California counterculture in the late
1960s, the Firesign Theatre became cult favourites - and in a rare British appearance they reprise some of their greatest routines. Another chance to hear this show, recorded at the London Comedy Store, introduced by Comedian Mark Thomas. Producer Paul Bajoria
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