With Edward Stourton and Justin Webb.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday In Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.
8.31 L W only Yesterday In Parliament
New series 1/5. In Britain there persists a widespread misunderstanding about how the art world really works.
Alvin Hall has collected art for 20 years. Here he debunks the myths of the art world as he takes a journey from the artist to the gallery, to the collector and the critic. Producer Richard Vadon
2/5. Captain Hart-Synnot and Masa Suzuki met under the plum blossom trees of the army officers' club in Tokyo. It's
1904 and Japan is at war with Russia over their conflicting interests in Manchuria. But Arthur is beginning to find romance more appealing than following the news from the front. By Peter Pagnamenta and Momoko Williams. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
1/3. Pink Pigeons. Conservationist Carl Jones went to the island of Mauritius 26 years ago to try and stop the unique
Mauritian pink pigeon from sharing the dodo fate or extinction. Surrounded by ebony forests and giant tortoises, he tells Grant Sonnex what his life's work has taught him, and why he is optimistic for the future or conservation worldwide. Producer Grant Sonnex
New series 1/3. Pulp frontmanJarvis Cocker - one of many pop musicians to have had an art-school training - explores the connections between British art schools ana pop. British art wouldn't have developed the way it did without the influence of urban pop, from teddy boys tock to punk and rave. Neither would the music have been so quirky and individual without artists who decided to try their hand at pop - a process that began with the jazz revivalists Of the early 1950S. Producer Bob Dickinson
Jarvis Cocker answers One Final Question: page 138
New series 1/3. The Toledo Summit of 1502. In 1502 three of the most influential courts in Europe converged on Toledo when Philip the Fair, Duke of Burgundy, was sworn in as heir to the thrones of Castile and Aragon.
Bridget Kendall begins her examination of the role music played in history's flamboyant political and royal summits with a look at this event. She evaluates the series of ceremonies that took place and provided a cultural exchange between the Spanish court musicians and the visiting Flemish performers, who included some of the very finest musicians Of the age. Producer Johannah Smith Rptd Sat 3.30pm
When electricity pylons start to go up across the valley, traditional Welsh village life seems bound to change. But then a stranger appears, amid reports of an escalating nuclear threat. Based on the shooting and blinding of PC Arthur Rowlands in mid-Wales on 2 August 1961.
Producer/Director Kate McAll
2/13. Listeners' questions about the environment are discussed by Richard Daniel and the team. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. The Mirrored Twins. An imagined memory plays a powerful part one cold November morning when Hamish and Don take to Scotland's spectacular hills and mountains. By Jackie Kay. Read by James Cosmo . For further details see yesterday
3/6. 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 Ewan Bailey. Producer Carol Smith
10/11. The Government wants the interests of victims of crime to be a central part of the justice system. But how well are victims currently treated by prosecutors? Gerry Northam examines some disturbing stories. Producer Ceri Aston Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
5/5. 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".
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
7/10. The Orders Are Very Clear. On the night before his mission to blow up a vital bridge behind fascist lines,
Robert Jordan thinks about killing, cowardice and love.
Continuing Ernest Hemingway 's novel of the Spanish Civil War. Read by Martin T Sherman. For further details see yesterday
3/6. Wouldn't You Like to Get Away? Mary and Mum have a break when Ben's unconscious body gets driven to a medical conference in Birmingham. But they can't quite bring themselves to leave the hospital. Meanwhile, Ben's mind also takes a trip. Unfortunately, it's a trip back to the hotel in Paris, where he had the most miserable night of his life. A comedy by Nigel Smith.
Other parts played by Mark Perry , Dave Lamb , Jo Martin ,
Lucy Montgomery , Elizabeth Bell , Hils Barker , and Scarlett Mllburn-Smlth Producer Gareth Edwards
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