1/5. William Dalrymple 's account of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 - the biggest rebellion that the British Empire had yet had to face - which had the blessing of Bahadur Shah Zafar II, the Mughal Emperor. Abridged by Libby Spurrier. Read by Robert Bathurst. Producer Joanna Green Rptd at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple is available for E22.50 (RRP E25) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to: [address removed] Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only
Led by Nigel Swinford. All Things Bright and Beautiful
(Royal Oak). Psalm 125. Come, Ye Thankful People, Come (Williamson). In Heavenly Love Abiding (Penlan). With the Canon Slade Singers. Director of music Rob Wilding. Organist Philip Rushforth.
4/6. Tempers in Bloom. The villagers of Luddenden are trying to track down the saboteurs who scuppered their chances of victory in the Royal Horticultural Society's Britain in Bloom competition. Producer Sue Mitchell
7/8. Mr Darwin Entertains. Danger lurks for Paul and Steve at the Hotel Karamet. By Francis Durbridge.
Producer Patrick Rayner
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New series 1/5. Neil MacGregor with daily snapshots from his recent trip to Iran for his documentary Uncovering
Iran: Ancient and Modem. Today he admires the decor of a teahouse in Isfahan. Producer ZahidWarley Rptd on Wed at7.15pm Uncovering Iran: Ancient and Modern is broadcast on Wednesday at 11am
4/17. Four contestants from the Home Counties compete in the continuing first round of the nationwide general knowledge contest. The chairman is Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and guests. Producer Samantha Washington PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
11/5. The Shemiran Bus. The first of a week of stories from Iran. A young woman reflects on her childhood and remembers a secret and unlikely friendship. By Goli Taraghi. Translated by Kaveh Basmenji and abridged by Doreen Estall. Read by Nathalie Armin. Producer Elizabeth Allard
1/30. The Grave and the Cradle. The children's writer
Michael Morpurgo explores a thousand years of British childhood, beginning with the arrival of Christianity and the Norman Conquest. The readers are Timothy West, Adam Godley and Anna Maxwell Martin. Producer Beaty Ruben Growing pains: page 23 Book offer: page 24
6/15. Hortense meets her landlady, Oueenie Bligh , whose own story is unknowingly interwoven with Hortense's past. Dramatisation by Pat Cumper of Andrea Levy 's novel.
Other parts played by Elizabeth Bell and Mark Straker
Music by Felix Cross : Producer/Director Sally Avens Repeated from 10.45am
3/9. What a Scorcher! - an Ecological Review of Summer 2006. Paul Evans investigates the effects of this remarkable summer on wildlife and habitats. He talks to conservationists about what they've learnt. Producer Paul Evans Repeated tomorrow at 11am
6/10. Jamie Hall awakes with a hangover to discover his father is having a nervous breakdown, his sister has cancelled her wedding and his mother is having an affair. Tempers flare. By Mark Haddon. Abridged by Carolanne Lyme. Read by Nathaniel Parker. Producer Louise Armitage
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In the last years of his life, sci-fi author Philip K Dick encountered something so strange and troubling that he couldn't stop writing about it. Writer Ken Hollings asks: was it Dick's fault that God talked to him or was it God's?
Producer Mark Burman
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