With Tim Franks and Carolyn Quinn
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Simon Jones and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rev Dr Allan Billings.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. We Cannot Measure How You
Heal (Ye Banks and Braes). Mark 5, vv24b-34. Come Let Us Sing of a Wonderful Love (Wonderful Love, arr Bertalot).
For the Healing of the Nations (Alleluia, Dulce Carmen).
Director of music Graham Eccles. Organist Jeffrey Makinson.
2/2 Exploring the life of Gamal Abdel Nasser , Egyptian
President during the Suez crisis 50 years ago,
Stephen Sackur talks to champions and critics of Nasser, including his daughter Hoda and members of his close political circle Nasser became a hero to the Egyptian people and a figurehead of the Arab nationalist cause. But did his increasingly autocratic style of leadership overshadow his political achievements? Producer Emma Harding
3/6 The Terrible Tourist. Now that their marriage plans have collapsed, Agatha is furious to find that James is taking a holiday on the island where they were to have had their honeymoon. But when she sets out in pursuit of him she stumbles upon another murder. Dramatised by David <;pmnle from the novel by MC Beaton .
Producer Carol Smith
5/6 John Simpson presents a geographical game that journeys around the world in 30 minutes, celebrating its cultural diversity and proving the theory that travel broadens the mind. With guests Hugh Dennis , Lorelei King and John Sessions. Producer Liz Anstee
An insight into the personal demons that tormented TV s first superstar, the outspoken, irascible but much-loved Gilbert Harding , who became famous for his unpredictable appearances on panel games such as What's My Line, Twenty Questions and Round Britain Quiz. Bv Steohen Wvatt.
Producer/Director Martin Jenkins
Chris Beardshaw, John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer questions from gardeners in Worcestershire.
Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm
3/5. The Man Who Knew Too Little. Having lived an uninspired life, Roger Townsend is a troubled man - but will meeting a psychiatrist ease or inflame his obsession with an enigmatic woman and her little black box? By James Robertson. Read by Richard Greenwood. For further details see Monday
8/8. Dr Mark Porter looks at external ear problems, finding out how pioneering techniques are perfecting the creation of new ears carved from chest cartilage. Two million people have been fitted with hearing aids in the UK, but why do nearly a third refuse to wear them? Producer KatyHickman
6/6. The panel game, hosted by Andrew Collins , in which the guests hammer out what's hot and what's not with their definitive "top threes" in categories covering anything from Benny Hill to Brokeback Mountain.
This week's panellists include Lynn Ferguson , Richard Herring , Russell Howard and Will Smith. Producer Richard Grocock
3/5. Air. Amabelle fears for her future as her world begins to disintegrate; with Sebastian taken away she must flee for her life. By Edwidge Danticat.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
6/11. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
Steven Rose , Claire Fox and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/2. What has happened to the tub-thumping ideologies that used to drive politics and drew people to turn out in their millions to vote for their party? In discussion with Peter Mandelson and Michael Heseltine , former BBC political editor John Cole gives his personal view on the lack of ideology in politics today and its impact on the voters. Repeated from Sunday Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Three years ago Tom Isaacs shared with Radio 4 listeners his own personal battle with Parkinson's disease. He learned about a revolutionary treatment in development that promised to reverse the effects of Parkinson's. Now he finds out what happened to this controversial cure, which appeared to offer hope to millions of Parkinson's sufferers. Producers Lucy Dichmont and Barney Rowntree
New series 1/6. Stockholm. Country music sensation and cultural ambassador of the American way of life, Tina C, is back trying to get to grips with European culture. In Sweden she finds out "what it's like to be rich and be in a gang with poor folks". Spoof comedy written and performed by Christopher Green.
Music production: Duncan Walsh Atkins and Ian Hill. Guitar: Richard Young. Violin: David Bignell ; Producer/Director Claire Grove
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