With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Becky Harris. Jesus Calls Us! O'er the Tumult (St
Andrew). John 18, vv33-37. Holy Is the True Light (Harris). Jesus Is King and I Will Extol Him (Churchill). Organist Christopher Stokes. Director of music Neil Taylor.
4/5. Meetings with Remarkable Writers. Gore Vidal recounts his friendships with Tennessee Williams, Paul Bowles , Saul Bellow and Christopher Isherwood. Read by Tim Robbins. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
4/10. US Immigration. In the 1930s, up to two million Mexicans were forced to leave the US and return to Mexico. Many of those who were deported were born in the US and had never been to Mexico. The aim was to keep jobs for
Americans. Now there are calls for an apology and for the "Mexican Reparation" to be finally included in the history books. Linda Pressly travels to California to meet some of the people caught up in the deportations and investigates claims that history could repeat itself. Producer Emma Rippon Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Consumer affairs with Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Including a report on the affordable homes situation in north Norfolk, which needs to find 510 each year.... yet there are more than 170 homes on the old air base at West Raynham that have lain empty for almost a decade.
Nazi war criminal Herbert Kappler had only one visitor in his cell in Gaeta Prison - Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty - the man Kappler had so often tried to kill during the war. Robin Glendinning 's play explores the remarkable postwar relationship that developed between them.
Producer/Director Gemma McMullan
Mgr Hugh O'Flaherty:
2/8. Fatigue. We all feel tired from time to time, but for some people, tiredness can be a more serious problem, if it follows an illness or an operation, or is a symptom of such hard-to-define conditions as ME or Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Barbara Myers takes up listeners' questions about fatigue with consultant neurologist Professor Lesley Findlay. Producer Eliane Glaser
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4/5. The female Arctic tern continues on her migration south, past the tip of South Africa and on to Antarctica and the rich waters of the southern ocean. She watches leopard seals prey on Adelie penguins and survives a snow storm. Narrated by Paul Young. For further details see Monday
What do King Arthur, the last Ice Age and the little "hobbit" humanoid found on the island of Flores in Indonesia in 2004 have in common? Exactly when they existed is still a matter of fierce debate. Quentin Cooper talks to geologist Chris Turney who explains how written records, carbon, pollen, tree rings, constellations, and DNA sequencing can help archaeologists, paleontologists and geologists to "tell the time". Producer Fiona Roberts
6/6. The Operations. Comedy starring Chris Douglas as rurmudaeonlv author Ed Reardon.
Producers Chris Douglas and Simon Nicholls
4/5. Alison. A qualified physicist, Alison Uttley created Little Grey Rabbit, Sam Pig and an entire magical world that has captivated children for generations. But she didn't start writing professionally until her late 40s, and when she did it was out of necessity. Her imaginative world is drawn from a Derbyshire childhood idyll that bore little resemblance to the solid bourgeois life she endured in Altrincham, Cheshire. Sebastian Baczkiewicz's drama is recorded in the very room where Uttley wrote the stories that made her the bestselling author she is to this day.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
4/8. Training Minds. With consumer students and a more vocational approach becoming increasingly powerful, Ruth Scurr looks at the higher education market, asking what students and teachers now expect universities to deliver. Producer Chris Bowlby Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
4/10. After his victory in the neighbourhood kite tournament, Amir's father throws a party for his 13th birthday, but consumed with guilt at his failure to stand up for Hassan, Amir finds himself turning against the boy with whom he has Shared his Childhood. For further details see Monday
3/6. Comedy show, conceived by and starring
David Quantick , in which every sketch features only a single voice. With Dan Maier , Lizzie Roper , Graeme Garden ,
Deborah Norton , Andrew Crawford , Dan Antopolski , Simon Greenall and Kate Gielgud , and Bill Oddie and Jeremy Clarkson as themselves. Producer Jon Naismith
3/6. Let's Look at Sound. Disgraced rock musicologist
Brian Appleton reveals how the microphone changed the course of music history. Comedy series, written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Dawn Ellis
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