With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Mark D'Arcy and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
7/8. Appointing the Judges. A new Judicial Appointments Commission has been set up to choose the next generation of judges in England and Wales. This independent body will be looking for candidates from outside the traditional white, middle-class, male gene pool. Clive Anderson and his guests discuss the question of the danger of appointing for reasons other than pure merit. And will the lay members be qualified to select the best judges? Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm
2/5. A View from Hong Kong. Flicking through school history books, former resident of Hong Kong Dr Steve Tsang finds out what the former colony was taught about its part in the Empire. And how is the history of Hong Kong now taught by its new rulers? Producer VibekeVenema
Led by the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch. Holy Spirit, Truth
Divine (Cottsei dank). John 15, vv20-27. If Ye Love Me (Tallis). There's a Spirit in the Air (Lauds). Director of music Barry Rose. Organist Greg Morris.
1/2. The Second City in Chicago is arguably the most famous and influential comedy club in the world. People who got their start there went on to make films like
Animal House and Wayne's World as well as countless TV shows.John Bird examines how a theatre project became a comedy behemoth. Producer James Crawford
Behind the scenes at every gig and concert is a wonderful collection of personalities; the unsung heroes whose lives are dedicated to making it happen. Nick Barraclough goes on the road with the Buzzcocks and offers a warts-and-all glimpse into the secret, subterranean world of their crew. With contributions from the Buzzcocks, Bruce Dickinson , Andy Kershaw and Mark Radcliffe among others. Producer Nick Barraclough Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm Behind the Scenes: page 127
The Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen fears he may have written his last play, until he receives a mysterious letter from a young woman. A play to mark the 100th anniversary of Ibsen's death. By Michael Butt.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
6/13. Sue Cook and the experts examine listeners' historical puzzles and passions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. Eloquent Bones. By Cathy Feeny , read by Geoffrey Whitehead. When, by chance, Dr Gideon Mantell comes across a "huge" fossilised tooth, he is taken on a journey that will lead to him becoming one of the great forgotten men of science. For details see yesterday
72/90. Death of the Queen Empress. The 20th century was brand new and the Boer War was still going on when Victoria died. It seemed like the end of an era - and it was. By Christopher Lee. Readings by Jack Davenport. Joss Ackland and Rupert Degas. For details see yesterday
8/10. Tamara Karsavina. Broadcaster and agony aunt
Anna Raeburn nominates the ballerina Tamara Karsavina for great-life status. Karsavina was the leading female dancer in Diaghilev's Ballets Russes until 1922 and her partnership with Nijinsky created many of ballet's greatest roles. In England she coached Margot Fonteyn and created parts for Frederick Ashton. Anna Raeburn explains to Matthew Parris why Karsavina still lives for her. Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Friday at 11pm
4/6. Samuel, McGurk and the others flee to England but their escaped is hindered when they are captured by pirates with very poor people skills. Comedy written by and starring Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.
Producer/Director Paul Mayhew-Archer
2/5. Eggs and Chickens. An insight into the mind of a 42-year-old single woman for whom the biological clock has turned into a biological time bomb. By Helen Griffin.
Director Marina Caldarone For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/11. Iraqi security forces have been supplied with weapons in complex arms deals involving the US and UK. But in a country awash with millions of small arms and a thriving black market. Allan Urry examines concerns that guns destined for soldiers and police are being diverted to insurgents, for use against British and American troops. Producer Gregor Stewart Repeated Sunday 5pm
3/9. Jaw Problems. Whether it be clicking, clenching or muscular pain, 70 per cent of us will encounter jaw joint problems. Teeth grinding, or Bruxism, is common during sleep, causing headaches, dental problems or face pain. Dr Mark Porter investigates these problems and also discovers the latest treatments for jaw cancer. Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
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