With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. Neurosurgeon Katrina Firlik reveals how some of the mysteries of the brain's workings are being unravelled by magnetic resonance imaging, including research into the emotions, which used to be considered too "mushy tor neuroscientists to tackle. She also witnesses a character transformation that was the result of brain surgery on a teenage girl With epilepsy. For details see Mon Repeated 12.30am
England v Sri Lanka
Live coverage of the first day's play in the Second Test at Edgbaston. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Simon Mann.
Producer Peter Baxter 'approximatetime
- Andrew Flintoff answers One Final Question: page 154
The first National Short Story Prize has just been awarded for the best story chosen from more than
1.400 submissions. Five writers were short-listed: Rana Dasgupta , Michel Faber. James Lasdun , Rose Tremain and William Trevor , and their stories were broadcast last month. Today there's a second chance to hear the winning story. Producer Elizabeth Allard
Despite a minor hitch in the proceedings, careful Kath carries on with her planned "girlie" weekend in Pans with bossy Beatrice. Now she feels free to live a little and really let her hair down. Written by Sheila Goff.
Producer/Director David Hunter
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4/5. My Beautiful Lambretta. Written by Lee Pressman and read by Struan Rodger and Keith Drinkel. A Mod and a Rocker are brought together to tell their version of events when, in May 1964, thousands of teenagers battled it out along the sea front at Brighton. For details see Monday
74/90. LordCurzon, Tibet and Younghusband. At the end of the 19th century, Britain saw Tibet as remote and not particularly important. Lord Curzon, the viceroy of India, had other ideas. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Jack Davenport , Joss Ackland and Rupert Degas. For further details see Monday
Imagine if you could harness the power of the 34,000 commuters who pass through London's Victoria station in peak rush hour. These people could be generating 102kWh of power - that's enough energy to provide the power for 25 households for that day. To discuss how to convert this untapped energy source Ouentin Cooper is joined by Claire Price, director of an architecture practice that has spent the last six months aiming to bring the technology out of the lab and onto the streets. Producer Colin Grant
6/6. Sketch comedy with a twist of strangeness, starring Robert Webb and David Mitchell. Including this week the uses of swingball as a cure for depression and why Maid Marian is such fun at parties. With James Bachman and Olivia Colman. Producer Gareth Edwards
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4/5. Sweet Dreams. While Kate struggles to come to terms with life as her son prepares to leave the nest, her confidante and neighbour, Sarah, gains the strength to finally let go. Written by April De Angelis.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Mozart's glorious Mass in C, K337, is the musical setting for a celebration for Ascension Day in the year marking the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.
A congregation of listeners join the BBC Daily Service Singers, the Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and orchestral players from Canzona for a special service of Holy Communion. Musical director Richard Tanner.
Celebrant the Rev Nicholas Holtam. Preacher the Dean of St Albans, the Very Rev Jeffrey John. Producer Clair Jaquiss
New series 1/9. The summer season of the science and technology series kicks off with a visit to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where Geoff Watts takes a look at the science behind some of the exhibits on display. Producer Alexandra Feachem
4/4. This week's show is a unique concept episode called A Journey into the Centre of Rick Wakeman. Mitch and the team must be miniaturised and inserted into Rick to prevent impending war. It is a voyage told through song. Do not adjust your set. With Alfie Joey and Robin Ince , Tasha Baylis and Kirsty Newton. Producer Adam Bromley
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