Led by Michael Wakelin. Gather Us in (Haugen). Psalm 132, vvi-10. Behold, Now Praise the Lord (Harris). Lord, for the Years (Lord of the Years). With Chester Cathedral choristers. Director of music David Poulter.
1/5. The story of the great love affair of the Enlightenment between Voltaire and Emilie du Châtelet, a lady of noble birth and a brilliant mathematician, and of the effect that their relationship had on the development of scientific and intellectual thought. By David Bodanis. Abridged by Jane Marshall and read by Barbara Flynn and David Troughton. Producer Jane Marshall
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Interracial romance is no longer taboo. Unless, that is, it s between Asians and African-Caribbeans, Britain's two largest ethnic minorities - then it can often spark a wave of hostility from both communities. Tanya Datta tracks down couples who have challenged their families and traditions to be together. Producer Tanya Datta
New series 1/4. Cold Call. Gordon Mackenzie is a wealthy pensioner with a sudden yen for a conservatory. Will his tyrannical cleaning lady agree to wield her duster over a million new windowpanes; or will he find a new lady in his life? David Holt 's play begins a series starring Stanley Baxter.
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie
New series 1/6. The return of the popular literary quiz show. James Walton presides over team captains
Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests
Michele Roberts and Harry Ritchie. Alan Bennett is the author of the week. The reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Katie Marsden
Another chance to hear Roy Boulter 's comedy of delusion - the story of two holidaying accountants who leave their wives in the lurch when they get trapped in a Shanghai warehouse for days. Listeners can hear what happened to the wives in a companion piece at the same time tomorrow.
Producer/Director Toby Swift
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer ChrisA'Court
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1/5. A Man in the Way. In these five keenly observed tales, written by F Scott Fitzgerald at the end of the 1930s, Pat Hobby is a Hollywood hack desperately hanging on to his dignity and screenwriting career after the advent of the "talkies". Here Pat advises an attractive young writer and tries to steal her latest idea. Read by Alfred Molina. Producer Martin Jarvis
Alfred Molina 's Big Break: page 33
86/90. India - Dominion or Not Dominion. By the 1920s, with Australia, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and the Irish Free State having achieved independent dominion status, the need to resolve the future of India became even more urgent. Christopher Lee's story of the British Empire, narrated by Juliet Stevenson, with readings by Charlie Higson, Rupert Degas, Vincent Ebrahim and Saeed Jaffrey. Producer Pete Atkin
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4/6. This week's entertainment comes from the Birmingham Hippodrome, where Andy Hamilton joins regulars Barry Cryer , Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. With Colin Sell at the piano. Producer JonNaismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
1/5. Carole Cadwalladr 's novel about family and free will, adapted for radio by Jennifer Howarth. Popular-culture researcher Rebecca Monroe looks back over the lives of her mother and her grandmother and finds mistaken marriages, untimely deaths and dubiously fathered children.
Producer/Director Kate McAII Repeated from 10.45am
A 13-year-old girl suffering from epilepsy is told she'll have to go to hospital for a while. Later she's told that the hospital is Tonevale Asylum - a large Victorian establishment known locally as "the loony bin" and the short stay became 17 years. Here, three women describe the time they spent in asylums in the 1960s and 1970s that now exist only in their memories. Producer Corinna Faith
5/8. In Search of Classic. Aubrey Manning goes on a rich and intriguing journey with a husband-and-wife team of elephant researchers deep in the South African veldt. Classic is a gargantuan bull elephant that seems to be able to disappear into the thicket, constantly side-stepping the intrepid trio. Producer Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 11am
6/10. A Crowd of Neighbours. Will and Sal meet their fellow river-dwellers, white - and black. Kate Grenville 's compelling novel takes a hard look at the lives of the early emancipists as they carved out a new future on the banks of the Hawksbury River north of Sydney. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Read by Ron Cook. Producer Di Speirs
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