With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
3/5. With the success of Look Back in Anger and his second play, The Entertainer, John Osborne 's fortunes changed overnight, and the actor in him embraced the limelight in both London and New York in the company of Marlene Dietrich and John Gielgud , among others. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Canon Noel Vincent. Jesus, Where'er Thy People
Meet (Wareham). Matthew 12, vv38-42. The Secret of Christ (Shephard). My Jesus, My Saviour (Zschech). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Organist Greg Morris.
By 1916, drunken navvies and workers from a huge munitions factory were causing so much trouble in Carlisle that wartime licensing restrictions were deemed inadequate. Sterner measures were called for, so the city's pubs and breweries were nationalised. was an experiment that proved so successful it lasted another 55 years.
Allan Beswick tells the story of the Government's response to an earlier epidemic of binge drinking. producer Mike Hally
5/6. In a vintage edition, James Walton presides over team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh , with guests Tracey MacLeod and Jonathan Myerson. Author of the week is Franz Kafka and the reader is Beth Chalmers.
Producers Dawn Ellis and Katie Marsden
3/4. Last Call. Sara is head of PR at a company planning to expand in Africa. She's in line for a directorship if she can prove herself, but a problem with a contract in Uzbekistan leads her to suspect her firm could be involved in sinister uses of its technological knowhow. Suddenly, she must decide where her loyalties lie. By Mike Walker. Series continues tomorrow.
For further details see yesterday Producer/Director Mary Ward Lowery
Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by members of the Tutshill Women s Institute near Chepstow in Monmouthshire. With Eric Robson in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened
3/5. Variations on a Game 1/2. Working for the science-fiction writer puts him in a quandary, with the attentions of the beautiful wife ever present. He must escape the job. By Patricia Highsmith. Read by Campbell Scott . For further detaiis see Monday
63/90. Egypt, Sudan, and the Suez Canal. The opening of the Suez Canal made a huge difference to trade with the empire, and created a new set of strategic priorities.
Written by Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson. For further details see Monday
How have the racialised politics of Britain had a devastating affect on succeeding generations of white and black Britons? Have black communities allowed themselves to be incorporated into arrangements that work against their collective interests? Professor Gus John joins Laurie Taylor to answer these questions and to discuss John's latest book, Taking a Stand, which calls for a radical evaluation of Government policies, structures and prescriptions. Editor Sharon Banoff
1/9. About 1.3 million paper prescriptions are issued every working day in England. By the end of next year they'll be obsolete, because the information will be sent electronically to the pharmacist. Dr Mark Porter reports on the progress of this new system. See Choice on page 126. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
New series 1/6. David Baddiel chairs a third series of the comic discussion programme that strives to tear apart our most deep-seated assumptions, such as "Men can't express their opinions" and "We are too Obsessed with celebrity". Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
1/2. What Is Left? The first of two debates exploring the apparently relentless trend of politics towards the centre asks whether left-wing ideologies still have any role in mainstream British political life. Recorded before an audience at the institute for Public Policy Research,
Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland asks a panel of self-proclaimed left-wing ideologues and Labour Party modernisers if there is anything left of the left. Producer Brian King Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
New series 1/6. Peter Evans returns with the series that explores science at the cutting edge, meeting the researchers who see the world through fresh eyes and challenge existing theories. With growing fears about the spread of drug-resistant infectious diseases such as MRSA, Frontiers hears from scientists looking for new ways to defeat the super-bugs by preventing bacteria from communicating with each other. Will this provide an answer to what one concerned researcher calls "the post-antibiotic apocalypse", which hospitals around the world might soon be facing? Producer Rami Tzabar
8/10. Renko takes Irina to the cabin where her friends were hiding out, in order to shock her into revealing the business a rich American furrier had with three ordinary Siberians. For details see Monday
by Graham Duff
6/6. Is Professor Nebulous trapped in a time loop? Or maybe he's the victim of an alien scooping operation? Or could he be the unwitting star of the galaxy's highest-rating reality TV show?
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