With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
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 the Rev Angela Tilby.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
3/5. In the West Indies the team are told about getting "getting some licks" ahead of a match with the frighteningly talented North Stars Xi. Written by Harry Thompson. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
2/3. The Stones Cry Out. Politics and archaeology are rarely more entwined than in Israel and Palestine.
This week Malcolm Billings reports from archaeological sites in Jerusalem and Jericho, and on the impact of the new Israeli security wall that's being built across the occupied territories. He also examines archaeological evidence that conflicts with the need of various religious and political groups to prove the literal truth of the Bible. Producers Brigid O'Hara and Margaret Budy
New series 1/6. Settling Down. Sibling rivalry reasserts itself once again with the return of the three sisters. But why on earth is Victoria trying to learn French? Written by Simon Brett.
Producer Simon Brett
3/6. Samuel Johnson is the "author of the week" as James Walton quizzes team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh , and guests Sue Limb and Joanne Harris on all things literary. The reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Katie Marsden
The true story of how President "Teddy" Roosevelt got The Wind in the Willows published in America, where it achieved its initial success.
By Jerome Vincent.
3/5. The Fatal Clock. Why a canteen of cutlery? Because, according to Jimmy, misery, ruin and despair would be the inevitable outcome of giving a clock as a wedding present. Stanley Baxter continues to read Neil Munro 's collection Of tales. For further details see Monday
3/5. In the first half of the 19th century, geologists
Roderick Murchison and Henry de la Beche clashed over the age of rocks in Devon. Perhaps the Earth was much older than previously thought?
Producer Sue Broom For further details see Monday
de la Beche
What kind of person is cunning and what are the connections between self-interest, morality and rationality? Laurie Taylor explores what it means to be
"cunning", as he's led through a labyrinth full of problems - a labyrinth where the paths of rationality are crossed, confused, confusing and where familiar distinctions between appearance and reality are inadequate guides to social life. Is it possible to strip away pretext to unmask the underlying reality? Producer Andrew Littlejohn
4/5. New research suggests that over the last 100 years there has been an enormous increase in the rate of suicides among schizophrenics. Claudia Hammond asks if things are as serious as they appear and looks at the benefits of writing poetry for those who have "survived" mental illness. She meets the poets, and explores the relationship between mental illness and literature. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
4/4. Chris Addison - the thinking-idiot's anthropologist - takes a journey through the rich subject of civilisation and explains exactly what is needed to create a new one. Here, Chris explains how "culture" gives a civilisation a sense of identity, and Professor Herring tells us all about a conference on deckchairs. With "Professor Austin
Herring" aka Geoffrey McGivern , Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell. By Chris Addison and Carl Cooper. Producer Simon Nicholls
3/5. A trip to Scotland inspires Monica. But when she goes to work in a hostel for munitions workers in Wigan, she encounters the less obvious casualties of war. Written by Monica Baldwin.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/4. Florence Nightingale was a fan of Isambard Kingdom Brunei because the prefab battlefield hospital he shipped out to the Crimean War was designed to drastically reduce hospital infections, thereby saving lives. Exploring the idea that engineers help to prevent disease, while doctors cure it, Sue Nelson meets the modern British Brunels
"engineering" improvements to the nation's health. Producer Tracey Logan
13/15. London, 1944. Helen and Julia can hear the sirens from Mecklenburgh Square. Duncan and Robert hear them too - from their prison cell. And Kay races back home, full of fear for Helen. By Sarah Waters. For details see Monday
Sci-fi sitcom by Graham Duff.
4/6. During a visit to a decommissioned moon base, Professor Nebulous falls in love with his ideal woman - the beautiful Franabelle. If only people didn't keep dying horrible deaths in creepy corridors.
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