6/8. Political Editors. Trevor Kavanagh , and Elinor Goodman , ex-political editors of The Sun and Channel 4 news, discuss their former roles with Olivia 0 Leary. Producer Karen Gregor Repeated at 9.30pm
Led by the Rev Peter Whittaker. God Is Working His
Purpose Out (Benson). Luke 1, vv8-16. Turn Back, 0 Man
(Hoist). Forth in the Peace of Christ We Go (Deo Gracias). With Manchester Chamber Choir. Director of music Stephen Jackson. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
1/2. Morwenna Banks explores the fun to be had when actors play characters much younger or older than themselves. Today a look at the younger end of the spectrum, with Beryl Reid as Monica, Matt Lucas as viCKy Pollard, and Pat Coombs , who played a baby when she was in her 40s. Written by Alan Stafford , producer Angela Sherwin
Cleo Laine reflects on her career and listens to the recollections of other top female jazz singers taken from the Women in Jazz archive in Swansea. With contributions from Beryl Bryden , singers Elaine Delmar and Ottilie Patterson , composer Barbara Thompson and saxophonist
Kathy Stobart. They reveal the challenges of life on the road
- working unsociable hours, travelling in predominantly male company, and meeting the demands of family lite - all the while maintaining a glamorous stage persona. Producer Sophie Thomas Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
On 11 May 1941 at 3.45am during the Blitz, a high-explosive bomb blasted The Admiral Duncan in Old Compton
Street. Fifty-eight years later a nail bomb exploded in the same pub, now a popular gay venue. Adrian Middleton 's s intimate drama about a family in crisis.
Producer Karen Rose
6/13. Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about the environment. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: email@example.com Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
3/8. Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt , wife of US president Franklin Delano Roosevelt , was born into a rich American family, but transcended her origins to become a formidable campaigner for human rights and economic justice. Civil liberties lawyer Helena Kennedy argues that she's one of the great women of the last century, and, with the help of Roosevelt biographer Blanche Wiesen Cook , examines her extraordinary life. Presented by Matthew Parris. Producer Jolyon Jenkins Repeated on Friday at 11pm
1/6. Birthday. Starring actor Harry Shearer (Spinal Tap and The Simpsons) and veteran UK phone-in presenter Brian Hayes as washed-up presenter Brian Hughes, who is living in his grandmother's house and trying to present a local radio show from a studio in his basement. Today Brian is approached by a TV producer who wants to televise his radio show for the channel's 12-24 age group. By Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero.
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Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and the verdict on Pedro Almodovar 's new film Volver, starring Penelope Cruz as an impoverished airport cleaner. Producer Philippa Ritchie See also The Film Programme on Friday at 4.30pm
2/5. Katherine Mansfield 's portrait of snobbery and social climbing in 1910. Today, the sister of the Baroness.
For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
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The threat from terrorism has tended to focus on urban targets like New York and London. But America and Britain might be vulnerable to a threat that could be even deadlier - to agriculture and the food supply. Simon Cox travels to Kansas and Washington DC to report on the threat of agro-terrorism. Producer Richard Vadon Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/4. Vivienne Parry explores how the doctors decide what's a normal weight and what's overweight or obese. And it's not as definitive as you might think. Thirty million Americans became overweight overnight when the US Government revised the upper limit of a "normal" weight from a body mass index of 27 down to 25. Producer Anna Buckley Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm
1/3. 1799. Adam Hart-Davis explores spectacular years in the long history of science. In 1799: a young Humphrey Davy wanders the streets of Bristol breathing "laughing gas" and encouraging his literary friends to do likewise; the gas lamp revolutionises the length of the working day; Alessandro Volta invents his battery; income tax is introduced in Britain; and the Rosetta Stone is discovered in Egypt. Continues tomorrow. Producer John Byrne
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