With Sharon Grenham-Toze .
With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Keith Macdougall.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Catherine Pepinster.
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Sue Lawley's guest is crime writer Ian Rankin. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am
5/5. Late August. An unknown female sparks off mass strikes of women workers, and even schoolboys attempt strike - until the arrival of a burly policeman backed up by a phalanx of mums. Juliet Nicolson 's biography of tne summer of 1911, read by Emila Fox. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
With the Rev Peter Baker.
Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Birthday Girl 5/5. The Birthday Princess By Tanika Gupta. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Dr Brian Cox charts the life and correspondence of mathematician and 17th-century monk Marin Mersenne recorded from edited extracts from an on-line blog. With contributions from Professor Marcus De Sautoy , Peter Cave ,
Peter Dear and Professor Colin Russell. Producer Julian Maye
4/4. The Soldier and the Dancer.Semi-autobiographical story set in the early 1950s. Poppy, the junior report
Downingham Post, finds herself in a compromising position when the paper picks up a story about a fellow lodger. Butthis ultimately propels her into her true vocation.
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Director David Hunter
Topical consumer issues with Liz Barclay , including
12.30 Face the Facts With John Waite. Series editor of You and Yours Andrew Smith Face the Facts is repeated on Sunday at 9pm
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News and analysis with Shaun Ley. Editor Colin Hancock
11/12. Roger Bolton selects listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations, and redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy makers. Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at BP
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A comedy in which Lai (Indian) and Paul (British-Asian) are an odd couple who run their own dry-cleaning shop.
The path to true love is littered with obstacles - age difference, guilt, cultural chasms and etymology.
Producer/Director David Hunter
4/5. This week's programme explores the importance of peoples' connections with their local surroundings and wildlife. Dylan Winter finds out how England's 12
Community Forests have helped create important new urban woodlands as well as an enriched environment for their local communities. Down in Hampshire,
Brett Westwood visits a very well-studied garden, where every movement of its wildlife is noted and logged in a fascinating and informative wildlife diary available to everyone on the internet. Producer Sheena Duncan
5/5 It Didn't Mean a Thing. WhenHector has a fling at the office Christmas party, it has unforeseen consequences. Read by Pat Laffan. Producer Roland Jacquarello For further details seeMonday
Composer Nina Perry looks at the secrets of good timing. With drummer Dawne Adams , chef
Brian Basis Fantoni squash champion Madeline Perry and comedian and juggling artist Steve Royle. producer Nina Perry
The programme that celebrates the lives of the recently deceased. With Matthew Bannister.
Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm
Christopher Tookey meets Sam Neill , whose latest film is the Australian drama Little Fish, starring Cate Blanchett.
Producer Tim Prosser
Editor Peter Rippon
2/6 Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis and the team take a comical look through the week's news.
Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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Mark Lawson meets playwright Tom Stoppard , who discusses his acclaimed new play Rock and Roll, which reflects on life in Prague from the spring of 1968 to the Velvet Revolution Of 1989. Producer Jerome Weatherald Revised
5/5. The Birthday Princess. By Tanika Gupta. Munera is seriously ill. Her husband Nazim wants to celebrate her approaching birthday while they still can, but Munera is ready to fade away. So, Nazim struggles to fulfil his wife's wishes while stitnng ms own
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Nick Clarke chairs the discussion as an audience in Moira in Derbyshire put questions on the issues of the week to a panel that includes former general secretary of the TGWU Lord Morris, editor of The Spectator Matthew D'Ancona , Conservative vice-chairwoman responsible for women
Margot James , and Darren Johnson , an assembly member for London. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
Professor Lisa Jardine presents her weekly reflection on a topical issue. Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated Sunday 8.50am
There are 18 asylum appeal courts in the UK and 222 cases are heard every day. When an asylum seeker's claim for asylum is rejected, the appeal court is their last chance to stay. This drama documentary, reconstructing the asylum appeal courts using a mixture of actors, lawyers and refugees, follows the fictional case of a young Somali woman, Fadumo Sharif Mohamed , and puts the audience into the position of those who decide if she can stay or must no. By Matthew Solon.
Home Office solicitor:
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National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson. Editor Alistair Burnett
5/10. With This Thy Offensive Goes, Ingles. A sudden snowstorm could sabotage plans for the mission, and Robert Jordan has a chance to kill the dangerously undependable Pablo. Written by Ernest Hemingway and read by Martin T Sherman. For further details see Monday
6/8. Summer reading recommendations from
Martha Kearney and her guests: this week the novelist Colm Toibin and the actor Tony Robinson. Repeated from Tuesday at4.30pm
Today at Westminster, with Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles
5/5. By Juliet Nicolson. Repeated from 9.45am