With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day Presented by Oliver McTernan.
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3/5. Monks and 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, Benedictine Father Cadfan with "superfan" Gary Edwards at Leeds Football Club. Producer Kirsten Dwight
Led by the Rt Rev George Stack. Make Me a Channe of Your Peace (Temple). Job 42, vv1-6. We Walk by Faith
(Shanti). You'll Never Walk Alone (Rodgers). With
Laudamus Girls' Choir. Director of music Deborah Catterall. Organist Graham Eccles.
2/5. Plimsoll is elected MP for Derby and pledges to do all in his power "to put an end to the unseawortny ships owned by the greedy and the unscrupulous . But though Parliament is slow to respond to his call, the press take up his case after the horrors of the Great Gale at Bndhngton. By Nicolette Jones. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
8/8. The Rarity Factor. Why do we care so much about rare wildlife? How do animals and plants become rare? How has a preoccupation with the rare and beautiful affected conservation? And who says rare things are more valuable than the commonplace? Paul Evans 's visit to some exquisitely rare wildlife is followed up with a discussion between some pretty rare individuals who know a thing or two about the subject. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
- In an exploration of the uses of silence in comedy, fast-talking comedian Adam Bloom talks to fellow performers and writers, including Ray Galton ,
Ricky Gervais and Matt Lucas , to discover the role that pauses play in sitcoms, sketch shows and stand-up routines. Producer Chris Neill
Consumer affairs, presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
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Ragtime, the first black music to become wholly popular, but which was seen by many as a threat, accompanied the dawn of the 20th century in the United States. Conductor and pianist Wayne Marshall looks at its history, the way that Americans responded to it, and whether it had a role in the emerging classical music tradition of the nation. Producer Megan Jones Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
A comedy by Jerome Vincent in which an ordinary man fights back against the oppressive small print that dominates our lives.
Director David Blount
The Small Print:
12/13. Sue Cook and the experts examine listeners' historical puzzles and passions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS- [address removed] email: email@example.com Phone: [number removed] (calls from lanH linescost nn mnro than Rn ner minute)
2/5. Godspell. Composer Stephen Schwartz reveals that he took five weeks to write the classic songs such as Day by Day. Another song, Beautiful City, went on to become the unofficial anthem of the World Trade Center disaster, and virtually all the words in Godspell (1971) are derived from the New Testament. For further details see yesterday
6/10. 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
4/8. Martha Kearney is joined by novelist
Justin Cartwright and historian Juliet Barker to discuss their favourite paperbacks, among them Austerlitz by WG
Sebald and TH White's modern classic, The Sword in the Stone. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Friday at 11pm
4/4. Mitch and his band are stranded on a mysterious desert island after an unfortunate in-flight alpaca-barbecue incident. It's an opportunity for Mitch to sing a touching love song to his own guitar. Kirsty sings about bright new worlds and some of the other survivors have a very dark secret. It's music, comedy and a harsh fight for existence on a mysterious island. Starring Mitch Benn , with Robin Ince , Brendon Burns. Tasha Baylis , Kirsty Newton and Steven Kynman. Producer Adam Bromley
7/11. As the people of the United States celebrate the most patriotic day in their calendar, Jenny Cuffe investigates growing concerns among American Muslims about measures being taken to combat home-grown terrorism. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
2/5. Evan ap Evans tells Ann he will find Gabriel and tell him there is nothing between them. When her mother dies, her father tells her he's sending her back to Wales. By Margiad Evans. For further details see yesterday
4/4. One of the greats of performance poetry is on the show tonight in the shape of Attila the Stockbroker. He's joined by talented Irish poet Niall McDevitt, who dedicates his new poem about the perils of heroin addiction to the late French lyricist and lead singer of Les Negresses Vertes, Heino. Presented by Mister Gee. Producer Graham Frost
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