With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Nigel Swinford. For the Healing of the Nations
(Alleluia, Dulce Carmen). Revelation 22, vv1-5. The Song of the Tree of Life (Vaughan Williams). And Didst Thou Travel Light, Dear Lord (Kingsfold). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
4/5. From working with Roger Corman to getting hired by Alfred Hitchcock , Anna Massey continues to read from her memoirs. She also tells how entering analysis helps With learning lines. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Some of the best-known children's books of the ast 150 years were dreamt up in Oxford, including Alice in Wonderland. The Lord of the Rings, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and His Dark Materials. Michael Rosen is joined by Philip Pullman , Jonathan Miller and AN Wilson to explore the nooks and crannies of the medieval buildings, rifle through dusty papers and climb into hidden hideaways to try and explain this conundrum: why has the city of Oxford produced some of the world s most famous fantasy writers for children?
Producer Sara Jane Hall Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
Michael Rosen on Oxford and fantasy fiction: page 125
Bren and Hilly believe that ties to men are unreliable. Over time, men leave or they die. Only women friends survive the test of time. So when Hilly breaks her wrist she asks Bren to come and help her out, Bren drops everything. Together they anticipate the sweet female pleasures of long days, drinking, cooking, talking and comfortably trashing the years they were apart - that interlude of men. And so they do, until Bren finds out something about Hilly she didn't know before. Written by Lesley Bruce.
Producer Claire Grove ; Director Steven Canny
6/10. The problem-solving programme, presented by Stewart Henderson. Producer Emily Williams
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4/5. Rebecca. By Daphne du Maurier , read by Emma Fielding. The series that goes back to the book to find passages that inspired iconic movie moments continues. It's the morning after the ball and the young Mrs de Winter is determined to confront Mrs Danvers and find out why the housekeeper hates her so. For details see Monday
69/90. Boers, Outlanders, and the Jameson Raid. The British and the Dutch in South Africa never really got on well. One solution was to give the Dutch - the Boers - their own territory. But it was never going to be that simple. By Christopher Lee. Readings by Rupert Degas and Jack Davenport. For further details see Monday
Eurovision Song Contest. "Norway - nul points" may no longer be true, but is it possible there might have been some collaboration between member states of the Eurovision Song Contest to keep Norway at the bottom of the pile? Since the late 1980s, media observers have noticed that some pairs of countries routinely give high scores to each other. There are suspicions that voting partnerships might now be turning into voting blocs. Are such phenomena statistically significant, or can they be explained by chance? Derek Gatherer, who has made a comparison of Eurovision Contest results, has some unusual answers. He joins Quentin Cooper to discuss collusive voting alliances.
5/6. Sketch comedy with a twist of strangeness starring
Robert Webb and David Mitchell. This week, why twins are creepy; the worst ever name for a watch emporium; and the resident snooker commentators discuss homophobia in the modern game. With James Bachman and Olivia Colman. Producer Gareth Edwards
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4/5. Honey and Dust. Written by Jane Hansford. Every Sunday Millie and her mother go to her grandmother's beach hut. While the adults chat outside
Millie plays in the musty embrace of the hut. But today her play has taken a darker turn.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. Journalist and educator Tim Gardam continues to explore the new map of England's inner cities, where the importance of religion and belief are at odds with the rest Of secular Britain. Producer Liz Leonard
3/9. Euro Everything. The European Union wants its own internet search engine and its own satellite navigation system. Peter Day asks why we need to go it alone. Producer Paul O'Keeffe Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
5/5. Japan looks set to take control of the International Whaling Commission, bringing 20 years of conservation efforts to an end. Tom Heap asks if whales will once again be pushed close to extinction.
Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
4/5. While Claire is at Greenham Common, Martin revisits Canvey Island and finds it impossible to avoid seeing
Linda - his first true love. He prays that Claire will not find out. By James Runcie
For cast and further details see Monday
3/4. Is there a minimum number of people that constitutes a scene? What happens if you're the only mod in Austin, Texas? And why is it that Everything Sounds like Coldplay nowadays? Mitch Benn tackles these vital issues through the medium of song, and discusses music, life and Goths with Alf ie Joey and Robin Ince. With Tasha Baylis and Kirsty Newton. Producer Adam Bromley
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