With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Kristiina Cooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas
5/5. Although a new house and a holiday signal a fresh phase in the life of the Thompson family, they know they can never leave Charlie behind. Read by Jeff Rawle. For further details see Monday Repeated 12.30am
In the aftermath of the 1926 General Strike the small north-eastern mining village of Chopwell became so notorious for its association with communism that it became known as "Little Moscow". Its streets were named after Marx and Lenin, the miners lodge banner showed portraits of communists, and its militant mineworkers were on strike for more than 7 months. The press ran a series of sensational reports with headlines like "Precocious Lenins Who Live in Marx Avenue". Eighty years later, Alexei Sayle visits the village and trawls the oral history archives for the true story of "the reddest village in England".
New series 1/6. Some may claim that golf is the new rock 'n' roll, but Tom, Mike and Roger are worried that they have become too easy listening and middle-of-the-road to be the wild men of the links. By David Spicer.
7/11. Roger Bolton digs in the mailbag for BBC Radio listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and praise. Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
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The comic saga of Toby Young 's disastrous sojourn in New
York A job at Vanity Fair promises to deliver the Big Apple and its high society right into the young columnist's palm.
But a series of catastrophes and run-ins with the magazine's redoubtable editor prepare him instead for a blistering and hilarious attack on celebrity culture.
With Al Murray and Kerry Shale. By Toby Young.
Director Peter Kavanagh
Alex de Silva:
2/6 A ruthless killer is lurking on your kitchen ceiling. It has eight long legs, and it's the subject of Dylan Winter's scrutiny in this week's exploration of natural Britain. And how will our City parks look in 2050? Producer Alasdair Cross
5/5. The Witch. A Manchester policewoman goes to investigate the theft of a dog, and in the process uncovers a crime that's nearly half a century old.
Written by Mandasue Heller and read by Olwen May. For further details see Monday
30/30. Reinventing Childhood. Michael Morpurgo recalls the impact of adults on childhood down the centuries, despite which, children have determinedly managed to remain children. Readers Poppy Friar, Sara Kestelman and Christopher Parkinson. For further details see Monday
Francine Stock talks to Helena Bonham Carter about Sixty Six, in which she plays the mother of a Jewish boy whose bar mitzvah coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final. And controversial "Kazakh" reporter Borat (played by Sacha Baron Cohen) tells Francine why he's not worried about the fuss his film has caused. Producer Thomas Morris
Top PR firm Prentiss McCabe returns for a one-off special. Stephen Fry and John Bird play masters of spin Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe , the claret-swilling colleagues whose scope for mischievous spinning is limitless now that Tony Blair is on the way out and given new boy David Cameron 's aspirations. With Tony Gardner , Joseph Kloska , Bethan Walker and Saskia Wickham. Written by MarkTavener. Producer Dawn Ellis Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
5/5. 2006 - Beside the Seaside, beside the Sea
Marina's nana Pearl has never seen the sea, and Marina never wants to again. But they start to question what else their lives hold for them. By Katie Hims.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Blackpool poses topical questions from the week's news to a panel of politicians and other leaders of opinion. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
From Charles Wood , the writer of Iris and The Charge of the Light Brigade, a conspiracy play that uncovers an illicit pact that ignited the Suez crisis, and proposes that prejudice, secrets, plotting and misdirection lay at the heart of Britain's actions in the Middle East.
Producer/Director Steven Canny
Grand Old Man:
5/10. Joanne Harris and Lisa Jardine join Sue MacGregor to discuss Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte , The Deadly Space Between by Patricia Duncker and a thriller by Donna Leon. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm
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