With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day Presented by Oliver McTernan.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
2/5. Monks or nuns from Christian and Buddhist traditions leave their communities to mix in the real world", record their impressions and reflect on definitions of "reality". This week Father Tim Gardner , a Dominican friar, enters the world of PR. Producer Kirsten Dwight
Led by Clair Jaquiss. Have Faith in God, My Heart
(St Ethelwald). Mark 10, vv46-52. He Is the Way (Jackson).
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton). Director of music Stephen Jackson. Organist Greg Morris.
7/8. Phoenix Trees. Paul Evans investigates the world of phoenix trees, plants that could potentially live for ever.
Instead of growing old and dying, trees of many species are capable of re-inventing themselves by re-growing from slivers of bark, rooting down into their own rotting trunks or even growing from branch tips and walking across the landscape over thousands of years. Paul meets the scientists studying these trees and the remarkable partnership they have With fungi. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
Libby Purves meets the feather f lutterers and tassel shakers of the thriving British burlesque scene. Going by names such as Gwendoline Lamour and Fancy Chance, these performers combine titillation with saucy humour, while divesting themselves of their elaborate costumes. Producer Sarah Mitchell
This year marks the 100th anniversary year of the birth of the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. It s said that all his music was written for the Russian people, whom he lived among and loved; it was "the people's music
Aware of this, the award-winning young violinist Ruth Palmer went on a personal journey to find images and inspiration as she prepared to record his monumental
First Violin Concerto with the Philharmoma, conducted by Benjamin Wallf iSCh. Producer Marilyn Imrie
Directors Tim Meara and Fergus Meiklejohn Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
To cure his much-loved sister's depression, the young Disraeli strives to weave his spell and finds time for seductions, writing novels, confronting anti-Semitism and standina as an MR Written by David Pownall.
Director Martin Jenkins
11/13. 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. Doctors Are Sometimes More III than Their Patients. By Ronald Frame. Her no-nonsense style might be valued by her readers, but gardening columnist Sandy Loam recalls an upbringing that was anything but straightforward. Read by Joanna Tope. For further details see yesterday
2/5. William G Stewart remembers the bare-knuckle prize-fighters. They may have operated on the edge of the law but their reputation and support from the full breadth of Georgian society was a match for any of today's sporting celebrities. For details see yesterday
5/10. 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
3/4. Mitch Benn 's world tour takes him to exotic places, glamorous locations - and Stansted. This week, he's stranded in the departure lounge after a budget airline goes bust. Trapped in duty-free hell with Robin Ince and his band, Mitch is driven crazy by a certain song, played over and over again. Finally, he has to make a musical appeal to Watchdog to free himself from legal limbo, stuck between passport control and the boarding gate. Also featuring Alfie Joey , Tasha Baylis , Kirsty Newton and Steven Kynman. Producer Adam Bromley
7/10. Marriage for Love. The whole family is in uproar over the love match between young Marjorie Paston and Richard Calle , a family servant. Marjorie finds her mother's door shut against her for ever, and the rift never heals. Dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal. For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
6/11. With some of Britain's most populated areas still in the grip of drought, Julian O'Halloran asks whether the regulators are doing enough to force the water companies to protect the environment and live up to their commitments on new investment.
Producer Gregor Stewart Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series1/5. The series returns to examine everyday psychological challenges and to delve deeper into how our brains work. Presenter Claudia Hammond sets out on a journey to find out if it is "all in the mind". Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm FM
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