With the Rev Richard Hill.
Presented by Mark Holdstock.
With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
3/5. Down South. You'd expect oil tankers to play a part in the war. but what do oranges have to do with the war effort For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Becky Harris. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
(Ratisbon). Acts 9. vv1-9. Amazing Grace (trad American. arr Jackson). Eternal Light, Shine in My Heart
(Warrington). Director of music Stephen Jackson.
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Paston Letters The Woman's Hour drama.
8/10. A dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal , based on a collection of medi eval letters. For details see drama repeat 7.45pm
England v Sri Lanka
The fourth match of the NatWest series comes from Old Trafford. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Arlo White , and expert comment from Angus Fraser and Vic Marks.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time
In 1975, the first drops of North Sea Oil sailed up the Thames on a Texan tanker. Tom Morton celebrates the lives of the mavericks and risk-takers who created Britain's oil industry. Producer Alasdair Cross
4/6. Fireworks and Funerals. It's Edinburgh It s Bonfire Night. Caroline is spoilt for choice: should she attend her boyfriend's mother's funeral or attend to Fiona fugitive mum? Either way it's fireworks all round. Comedy drama series by Hilary Lyon. Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imne (H)
Presented by Sheila McClennon and Winifred Robinson.
With Shaun Ley.
Another chance to hear Kirsty Lang talking to writers and music producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff , who invented the Philadelphia Sound with songs that often combined sex and politics to dazzling effect. They discuss the origins of classics such as Me and Mrs Jones ana Backstabbers and reveal the secrets of writing a great love song. Producer Stephen Hughes Revised Repeat
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
2/4. When Rumpole is called upon to defend a senior member of the police force in court, his relish for Shakespeare's Othello and his old acquaintances among the south London criminal fraternity prove very useful. Another Rumpole story by John Mortimer. Director Marilyn Imrie
Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by gardeners in Monmouthshire. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
3/5. Authenticity. A violent act intrudes upon Emma s journey to holistic wellbeing. By Fay Weldon , read by Noreen Leighton. For further details see Monday
3/5. Pierce Egan is accepted by many to be the father of sports journalism. But as well as documenting the exploits of the prizefighters of the day. Egan was also known for his wonderfully colourful depictions of London life and a style of writing that is the direct forebear of Dickens. With William G Stewart. For 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
1/5. Presenter Claudia Hammond examines everyday psychological challenges and delves deeper into how our brains work in a bid to find out if it is "all in the mind". Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
2/3. A traditional variety show with a difference: the performers have just 60 seconds in which to entertain the audience. Featuring familiar Radio 4 names, established stand-ups and some brand new talent, there's something for everyone. The whole thing is presided over by John Humphrys. who sits at the side of the stage with a stopwatch, ready to cut the microphone when the time is up. Producers Rohan Acharya and Ed Morrish
Oliver has a last night of freedom.
For cast see page 31 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
With Mark Lawson. Producer Ella-Mai Robey
8/10. Money Worries. John III has been wounded in the battle of Barnet, but John II looks after him, which brings them closer. Meanwhile, plague ravages the country. Dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/9. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Michael Portillo and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Producer David Coomes Rptd Sat 10.15pm
2/2. Appearing on Any Questions? or BBd's Question Time is one of the hardest challenges for any politician. Trying to debate with the panel members and deal with the chairman is daunting enough, but it's the live audience that can make it really difficult. Well-informed and educated, they won't put up with political platitudes. Steve Hewlett explains the rules for beating the audience. Producer Richard Vadon Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
Science seeks objectivity. So how, in the 19th century, did it come to the consensus that intelligence and character were determined by tne shape and size of the skull, and that this explained racial difference? Kenan Malik examines the boundary of science with politics through the history of one of its most controversial Subjects. Producer Michael Blastland
Shortened repeat from 9am
Presented by Robin Lustig.
8/10. Elizabeth travels to Milan to visit Thomas, but it's not long before her domestic life overshadows their meeting. By Salley Vickers. For details see Monday
1/4. A comedy that puts the man into management, written by Guy Browning, and starring Alexander Armstrong as marketing maestro and "totty" magnet John Weak.
Weak designs the perfect company conference using only a video of great sporting moments and that fox from Channel 5 News.
John Weak on women at work: page 119
Today's events in Westminster, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions. Presented by Rachel Hooper.
3/5. Repeated from 9.45am