With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. In a very louche nightclub, Harry and company ponder their chances against an Argentinian team. But is there even cricket in South America? Written by Harry Thompson. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
13/13. Aboriginal Art. ,
Exploring some of the problems caused by the success of the Aboriginal-art business in Australia. Has producing pots and primitive paintings for tourists transformed impoverished communities, or is it leading to entrapment and sweat-shop art?
Producer Zillah Watson Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Actor and performer John Sessions settles down on the couch to analyse the ways in which comedians have tackled the world of mental health head on. Is it ever right to laugh at mental illness? And why are comedians attracted to the subject? With contributions from Paul Whitehouse and psychiatrist Dr Peter Byrne. Producer Emma Harding Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
You don't have to be mad to have therapy, but it helps.
A whole family are undergoing self-help cognitive therapy - without admitting it to each other. But will the therapist inside their heads take over their lives? Written by Jonathan Myerson
Producer/Director Clive Brill
3/10. Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem-solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life. producer Sarah cuddon
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4/5. Dignity. "The selling of sap, butter, music, poetry, pictures, or soft goods is just as great an art as making." The king of salesmen reveals his own secret of success. Stanley Baxter continues to read from Neil Munro 's Collection Of humorous tales. For details see Monday
4/5. Plant scientists in Stalinist Russia came under pressure to increase food production, and science was sacrificed to politics - with tragic results.
Producer Sue Broom For further details see Monday
Mega Plumes. In 1986 a small fishing vessel arrived off the Juan de Fuca ridge in the north Pacific and discovered a deep-sea hydrothermal system unlike anything ever seen. The phenomenon was a mega plume, an enormous buoyant balloon of hot water floating in the deep sea.
Ouentin Cooper is joined by marine geologist Dr Bramley Murton and marine ecologist Dr John Copley to discuss the cause of these hydrothermal phenomena and the influence they may impress on the oceans and their flora and fauna. Producer Colin Grant
2/6. More sketches from the inside-out world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb , including what to do if other people's children fill you with horror, and how forensic detectives operated in the Stone Age. With Olivia Colman and James Bachman. Producer Gareth Edwards
4/5. Monica rises to the challenge of peeling potatoes and frying her first sausage when she takes a job as an Army canteen assistant. By Monica Baldwin.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/3. The Battle for Secondary Schools. Across Britain parents are trying to get their children into their preferred school. But for many, the current system is a nightmare in which the schools hold all the cards. The Government thinks the answer is to create more choice and new trust schools. Opponents of the policy think these will create a two-tier system. But with private and selective schools taking the brightest pupils, isn't that what is already in place? Simon Cox reports. Producer Richard Vadon
9/9. Wasted on the Young? From disrespect to the anarchic use of technology and the fetishism of brands,
British youth today maintains the honourable tradition of alarming, perplexing and disappointing its elders. But just how wide is the generational gap when the whole family attends the same gig? And who's narrowing it? Richard Weight asks if the middle-aged and even older are shamelessly colonizing youth culture and, if so, when they'll grow out of it.
Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
2/5. Eco-city, China. China is engaged in the greatest programme of city building the world has ever seen. Can it be done without destroying the environment? Miriam O'Reilly investigates.
Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
14/15. The story unravels backwards in time - to 1941.
Pretty Viv Pearce meets an attractive soldier on a train to London. Her younger brother, Duncan, has problems dealing with his best friend Alec. Written by Sarah Waters. For details see Monday
5/5. John's final investigation finds him looking into the Bermuda Triangle. Let's hope that he and Ken don't disappear! Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Additional material by Dean Wilkinson. Producer Dawn Ellis
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