With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Dr Jeevan Singh
4/5. Five years after the beginning of his campaign to put a stop to the scandalous overloading of merchant ships, the long-anticipated bill is talked out of Parliament in a cynical attempt not to upset the powerful MP shipowners. And Samuel Plimsoll spectacularly loses his temper in the House of Commons. By Nicolette Jones. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by the Rev Dr Maggi Dawn. Be Still, My Soul (Finlandia).
Hebrews 10, vv35-end; 11, v1. If Ye Love Me (Tallis). Lift Up
Your Hearts (Woodlands). With the choir of Robinson
College, Cambridge. Director of music Simon Williams.
New series 1/9. Poland. Poland joined the EU on 1 May
2004. Thousands of skilled and unskilled workers have now travelled across the EU's borders to find work. If nearly 400,000 Poles are in the UK painting our flats, driving our buses and designing our houses then who's doing those jobs back home? Tim Whewell travels against the flow to see what the impact of this exodus has been on the Poland the migrants have left behind.
Producer Leonida Krushelnycky Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
3/4. Albion Unbound. British science fiction has been imagining thefuturefor centuries, but what does it tell us about our island's past and our lost tomorrows? In the 1960s, JG Ballard and Michael Moorcock rebelled against the rocket dreams of much contemporary science fiction, and chose instead to explore "inner space" the darker recesses of the human soul. Francis Spufford charts the relationship between science fiction and rebellious counterculture from its earliest days.
Producer Mark Burman Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
By Esther Wilson. An unusual and beguiling play about girl who has stooped speaking to adults. Beth Armson has a condition known as selective mutism and has not spoken to an adult for almost two years. She's now facing a terrible dilemma; in a couple of days' time her family will mark a special day – her beloved brother's 18th birthday. Does this mean the end of Beth's relationship with her brother once he's an adult?
Guitarist Colin Warhurst ; Producer/Director Pauline Harris
3/6. The magazine programme that makes sense of numerical nonsense, providing a guide through the myriad numbers and statistics in the news, in politics and in life, and showing where numbers have the power to explain and enlighten, as well as to deceive. Presented by Andrew Dilnot. Producer Michael Blastland
4/5. The Life of Brian. Composer Geoffrey Burgon reveals how he wrote a traditional, serious score to counteract the comedy in this controversial film (1979). And director Terry Jones admits that he was surprised that the song Always Look on the Bright Side of Life became such a hit. For further further details see Monday
Interdependence Day: Making New Maps for an Island Planet The Interdependence Day project, an initiative encouraging interdependence between science and the arts, has been set up by the Open University and the Economic and Social Research Council to refresh debate on the big issues facing the planet today. Starting this summer, with 1 July designated Interdependence Day, the project hopes to kick-start a grand rethink and knock down some of the jargon that litters the debate. Producer Colin Grant
1/3. Comedians from all parts of the comedy spectrum come together to perform politically motivated material in front of a live audience. Hosted by John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman , this episode features stand-up comedy from Pete Cain , Jeremy Hardy and Glenn Wool.
rThe London bombs that blew up three Tube trains and a bus on 7 July 2005 killed 52 people and left hundreds injured in one of Britain's worst ever terrorist attacks. Kirsten Lass has followed three survivors over the past year to find out how that day Changed their lives. Producer Kirsten Lass
New series 1/9. A Healthy Meltdown? Unaffordable pay rises, staff cuts, huge deficits and postcode lotteries - the headlines suggest that the NHS is in crisis, and that the Government's reforms are making matters worse. But is some "creative destruction" necessary if the NHS is to become more responsive to patients? Bob Tyrrell asks whether the perception of meltdown is actually a sign that the reforms are starting to work.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
4/5. At the Pentredwr sheep trials Gabriel wins the cup and is triumphant. But the mood changes when he finds Ann and Evan talking in the cowshed, and a violent fight ensues. By Margiad Evans. For further details see Monday
6/6. Another chance to hear the sketch show that takes a peek at modern life from a different perspective, with an assortment of women behaving oddly. Written and performed by Susie Donkin , Charlotte McDougall , Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling , and featuring Dave Lamb. Producer Carol Smith
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