With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. 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, Buddhist nun Ani Lhamo visits the newsdesk Of The Herald in Glasgow. Producer Kirsten Dwight
2/5. Novice farmers Robert and Jenny experience their first lambing at their newly-bought Welsh hill farm and are forced to confront the harsh realities of farming. Written and read by Horatio Clare. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. 0 for a Heart to Praise My God
(Stockton). Titus 1, vv10-end; 2, v1. Christ Is the Flower within My Heart (Chapman). God of Grace and God of Glory (Regent Square). Laudamus Girls' Choir. Director of music Ian Tracey. Organist Philip Rushforth.
Dylan Winter reports on a project that uses bad dogs to rehabilitate bad boys - and vice versa. At youth prison in the US state of Oregon, young murderers, rapists ana drug dealers rescue animals from local dog pounds and train them up to become good and useful members of society. In doing so, the prisoners learn about compassion, respect and the power of unconditional love. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
1/2. Born on the Fourth of July. The story of how, as US forces joined the war against Hitler in 1943, a network of broadcasting stations was established to give Americans the kind of radio programmes they were used to hearing back home. With contributions from author Patrick Morley , memories from British fans of the network and rare recordings of the American Forces' wartime broadcasts. Presented by Humphrey Lyttelton. producer Stephen Garner
With his very own chorus and the guidance of opera director
Jonathan Miller among others, Robert Thicknesse tries to make sense of the one voice of the many in all its artistic forms. From Ancient Greek drama to the massive scale of 19th-century opera, wherein lies the thrill and power of a Chorus in action? Producer Tom Alban Repeated on Saturday at 330pm
On a visit home to Glasgow for his father funeral, Tom s thoughts go back to 1974, the year when, as a 15-year-old schoolboy, he was fascinated by stars: stars in the night sky, glam-rock stars such as David Bowie , and local stars like the charismatic and sexually ambiguous Danny. Written by Alastair Jessiman.
Producer/Director David Jackson Young
Tom (aged 40):
Tom (aged 15):
13/13. Sue Cook and the experts examine listeners historical puzzles and passions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: M[address removed]email: making.history(5bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. Tierra del Fuego. By Ian Dudley. A family holiday on the Costa del Sol turns into the narrator's worst nightmare when his mid-life crisis gets the better of him at a karaoke barbecue. Read by Robert Glenister. Producer Joanne Reardon For further details see yesterday
7/10. 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 thdt have yet to hit the headlines. Producer Jim Frank
5/8. The writer, broadcaster and documentary-film-maker Sarfraz Manzoor and the lawyer and literary critic
Anthony Julius discuss their favourite books with Martha Kearney , who also brings her own choice of book. Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Friday at 11pm
New series 1/6. Return of the sketch show that laughs out loud at the life we live. Written and performed by Susie Donkin , Charlotte McDougall , Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling , and featuring Ewan Bailey. Producer Carol Smith
2/5. The Teenager. "School is pointless - in fact the school system is just a conspiracy to make us all think the same way." So thinks Toby (played by Pax Baldwin ) as he suffers the school run in his mother's car while dreaming of the glorious Vicky Layman and contriving ways to get Albert Camus on the school syllabus. Written by Alexis Zegerman. For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
8/11. As the police inquiry into loans and honours continues, Fran Abrams looks at the activities of some of the Government's other business friends. What incentives are there to put money into UK pic, and are these always in the best interests of the British taxpayer? Producer Rob Cave Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
3/5. Kwame McKenzie 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".
Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/5. Voltaire's naive hero endures a series of darkly comic abuses in the belief that all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds. Read by Michael Fenton Stevens. For further details see yesterday
New series 1/6. Wake Me Up before You Go-Go. Ben doesn't get out much, but he has a loving and attentive family, an active imagination and a comfortable bed, so he can't complain. Because he's in a coma. Mary and Mum wonder whether some of his favourite music will wake him up, while his own thoughts are occupied with visions of Sue Lawley, Robbie Williams and an unconventional seduction technique. A comedy by Nigel Smith.
Other parts played by Mark Perry , Dave Lamb , Jo Martin , Tim Whltnall , Hils Barker and Kim Wall
Producer Gareth Edwards
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