With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day Presented by Indarjit Singh.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
2/6. John Humphrys talks to former NUT president John Illingworth about the stresses of teaching, mental illness and choking back the tears in front of millions of television Viewers. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at 9.30pm
5/5. A View from Canada. The writer Gail Robinson asks whether Canada still cares about the British Empire - or are they just being polite? Concluding the series examining the colonial experience from the receiving end. Producer Vibeke Venema
Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. According to Thy Gracious Word (Bangor). Luke 23, vv32-33; 39-43. The Cup of Blessing (Beer). From Glory to Glory (Sheen). Director of music Christopher Stokes. Organist Greg Morris.
2/5. Emilie du Châtelet has just met Voltaire, France's most famous poet, and they have fallen deeply in love. At last she has found someone with whom she can share her passion for Newton, while Voltaire is inspired to add a new section to his influential Letters on England. By David Bodanis. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
1/2. Is there such a thing as a distinctively Welsh sense of humour, or are the Welsh simply portrayed as the (frequently stupid) butt of English jokes? Welsh comedy-writer Stephen Carver looks into the question.
Today he examines some of the stereotypes surrounding his fellow countrymen and women and talks to Welsh comedians and comedy performers about their own views of Welsh identity and humour. Producer Ubby Cross
3/3. Evita. Paul Gambaccini is joined by Evita's lyricist and librettist Tim Rice and the director Alan Parker. A faction of Argentinians never wanted Madonna to play their much-loved heroine Eva Peron. How they and their president were won round formed part of the protracted arrangements to bring Evita to the screen. Producer Adrian Edwards
Roy Boulter 's comic travelogue sees two holidaying
Cheshire housewives hit Shanghai and come off second best. Will they ever be reunited with their husbands? And where are they anyway? A companion piece to yesterday's play.
Producer/Director Toby Swift
9/13. Sue Cook and the experts examine listeners' historical puzzles and passions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: making.history8>bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
87/90. Gandhi or Jinnah. The First World War changed the political climate all over the world, and especially in India, where the sheer size of the country and marked religious differences meant that the movement towards independence nevertheless had to resolve huge and complex problems. By Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Charlie Higson , Vincent Ebrahim and Saeed Jaffrey. For details see yesterday
3/10. The agenda-setting cross-examination of the law and legal system. Barrister and presenter Clive Coleman analyses the major legal stories and uncovers the ones that have yet to hit the headlines. Producer Jim Frank
New series 1/8. Martha Kearney takes the chair for the summer series. Today she talks to sports journalist and broadcaster Jim White , and poet and the winner of the first National Short Story competition James Lasdun about their favourite books. Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Friday at 11pm
- New series 1/4. Mitch Benn returns with more music and comedy, joined by Morrissey-obsessive Robin Ince and the Distractions, Radio 4's best backing band.
This week he attempts to break America, but is refused entry for violations of the Patriot Act concerning songs mocking Dubya Bush and US foreign policy. Instead, he's forced to play a gig in Moosebutt, Canada. Highlights of this show include the truth behind Franz Ferdinand 's musical inspiration. With Kirsty Newton , Craig Campbell , Jane Perry and Tasha Baylis. Producer Adam Bromley
2/5. Rebecca Monroe continues to look back on her 70s childhood. Like the time she and her sister Tiffany had to go and stay with Nanna Alice , where the first of several family secrets were revealed. By Carole Cadwalladr. For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
4/11. With growing concern over foreign criminals being released rather than deported at the end of their prison sentences, Zaiba Malik asks what safeguards exist to prevent convicted European rapists and murderers entering the UK to commit violent new crimes. Producer Andy Denwood Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
6/9. Arthritis affects millions of people in the UK. Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest developments in the treatment of the many varieties of the condition, such as the new drugs that stop the disease process of rheumatoid arthritis. Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
New series 1/4. The performance poetry series returns, with special guest John Cooper Clarke. The Mancunian bard was most active during the 70s and 80s, but he's back with new material, including a version of his poem Beasley Street , updated for the noughties. Presented by Mr Gee. Producer Graham Frost
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