Led by the Rt Rev George Stack. How Shall I Sing That
Majesty (Coe Fen). Hebrews 1, vv1-8. Gloria in Excelsis Deo (Weelkes). Rejoice, the Lord Is King (Gopsal). Director of music Alan Wilson. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Ottoline and Bertie
3/5. Dramatisation by Derek Bowskill of the letters and journals of Bertrand Russell and Lady Ottoline Morrell. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
2/5. Camelford. In the summer of 1988, the people ofthe small Cornish town of Camelford discovered their drinking water had gone sticky. It burned their lips, curdled their tea and turned their hair blue. The water authority told people not to worry, but took a fortnight to come clean and admit that the supply had been contaminated with 20 tons of aluminium sulphate that had been accidentally dumped in the wrong tank. Eighteen years on, evidence is still emerging of possible long-term poisoning. Liz Carney pieces together the story. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
Another chance to hear Kirsty Lang talking to
Nadine Gordimer , who reflects on her career and her novel Get a Life, which focuses on questions of ecology and development in contemporary South Africa. Producer Rebecca Nicholson
A magical and moving story of two brothers in love with the same girl in 1950s Devon. By Dan Jamieson.
Director Marc Beeby
Matthew Biggs , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Birmingham. Eric Robson is in the chair. including at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened rpt of Sun at 2pm
78/90. Imperial Preferences. The British Empire had been founded on trade and, at the turn of the 20th century, maintaining commercial success between its members continued to matter more than anything. By Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Charlie Higson , Jack Davenport and Saeed Jaffrey. For further details see Monday
Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope as Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues arising from the academic and research world. Editor Sharon Banoff
4/6. David Baddiel chairs a third series of the comic discussion programme that strives to tear apart our most deep-seated assumptions, such as "the UK Honours system is outdated and irrelevant" and "the Beatles were the best band in the history Of pop". Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
The beautiful game turns ugly for Roy. For cast see page 32 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Shula Hebden Lloyd:
3/5. The lovers meet for a tryst. Dramatised by Derek Bowskill from the letters and journals of the philosopher Bertrand Russell and his lover Lady Ottoline Morrell. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/3. Vivienne Parry is joined by a panel of experts to discuss the tough choices to be faced during an outbreak of pandemic flu. If the current H5N1 flu strain hits the UK, it's estimated that it will infect 25 per cent of the population. Taking evidence from previous pandemics such as Sars, the panel discusses the ethics involved. Should medical staff be forced to come in to work? With limited supplies available, who should be given antiviral medicines? Producer Michelle Martin Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
Are our politicians funny or just plain laughable?
Stand-up comedian Marcus Brigstocke assesses the performances of our elected representatives - the cringeworthy as well as the noteworthy - and lets us into some of the secrets of making people laugh. Producer Mandy Baker Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm Repeated next Sunday at 5.45am
Marcus Brigstocke on what makes him laugh: page 119
4/6. Peter Evans meets climatologist Professor Bill Ruddiman , whose views about climate change have divided scientific opinion. Ruddiman believes that in the millennia before the Industrial Revolution, Neolithic farmers produced increased amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane. When he addresses the European Geosciences Union in Vienna, his anthropogenic hypothesis of climate change comes under close scrutiny from fellow scientists. Producer John Watkins
8/10. Goose Fair. When Jason finds a wallet stuffed with notes belonging to the bully Ross Wilcox at the annual
Goose Fair. he's faced with one of the biggest dilemmas of his adolescent life. By David Mitchell. For details see Monday
3/6. James Walton hosts a second series of the show that tests and tickles the knowledge of industry pundits and people passionate about pop. Team captains Tracey MacLeod and Radio Times film editor
Andrew Collins are joined by broadcaster, journalist and former editor of NME Danny Kelly , and actress and lead singer of Altered Images, Clare Grogan. The reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Dawn Ellis
1/3. Miss Louisiana, USA. A series exploring the world of beauty contests, 3,500 of which take place in the USA every year. Rosie Goldsmith goes behind the scenes of "Miss Louisiana", a contest with big hair and big ambitions, set deep in the Bible Belt of the Deep South. Producer Michael Gallagher
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