Presented by John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
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 the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Led by Father Phil Sumner. Thou Whose Almighty Word (Moscow). John 1, vv7-11. Holy Is the True Light (Harris). Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (Margaret). Director of music Christopher Stokes. Organist Simon Lole.
4/5. Will has been persuaded to help out his friend Aubrey as a chalet girl for a group of bankers on a team-building exercise. Will Randall continues to read from his hilarious account of a ski season in the French alps. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
10/10. Ghana. Unsafe abortion is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Ghana. It's estimated that two thirds of abortions are botched and, as a result, large numbers of women are dying. Rosie Goldsmith hears the heartbreaking stories of women who undergo illegal abortions through fear, prejudice, poverty and ignorance, and the secret trade that feeds off them.
Producer Anca Toader Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Honor Blackman pays tribute to the actress
Diana Dors. Initially marketed as a home-grown sex symbol to rival Marilyn Monroe , her very public private life and some poor career choices compromised her SUCCeSS. Producer Paul Hardy
A play about the house designed, built and furnished in the late 1920s by furniture designer Eileen Gray for her much younger (and only male) lover, Jean Badovici , for which he and Le Corbusier eventually managed to take the credit. The play's broadcast coincides with the start of restoration work on this crumbling masterpiece. Bv Alexandra Parsons.
Producer Kate McAII
8/8. The ear is a miraculous organ through which we hear. locate our position and keep our balance. But things can go wrong - including hearing loss, ear infections, and disabling conditions such as Meniere's disease. Barbara Myers is joined in the studio by Professor Tony Wright to answer questions on disorders of the ear. Producer Eliane Glaser
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4/5. The War Game. Beulah is shunned by her schoolmates because she has a Gypsy background, but after an air raid they decide to include her in a war game - with terrible results. By Stella Goorney , read by Amy Clifton. For further details see Monday
The author Jonathan Franzen discusses his novel The
Corrections with James Naughtie and a group of readers at the British Library in London. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm February's Bookclub: The Mermaids Singing by Val McDermid
Ouentin Cooper invites a panel of scientists to answer a selection of listeners' burning questions. Paradoxical and challenging conundrums received so far include why the sun and moon appear exactly the same size from Earth, and why all snowflakes are different. If you have a science question you would like answered, write or get in touch via the website bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/thematerialworld.
Producer Fiona Roberts
ADDRESS: Material World, BBC Science Radio, Bush House, London WC2B 4PH
6/6. The comedy panel show that sees a new guest host taking charge every week. Broadcaster and consumer champion Esther Rantzen is in the hot seat this week as comedians Sue Perkins , Lucy Porter , Robin Ince and Will Smith answer questions about all things Rantzen. Producer Aled Evans
Sita Ramamurthy joins the group of monks, nuns and lay people accompanying Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh as he returns to his native Vietnam. It is the first time the spiritual leader has gone back since the end of the war in the country more than 39 years ago.
2/8. New Wave Computing. The world's biggest computer companies are being threatened by a host of new start-ups powered by open-source software, strings of inexpensive computer chips and "mash-up" websites that combine information in innovative ways. Peter Day talks to some of the rising stars of the new revolution and finds out how the computer industry is changing yet again. Producer Neil Koenig Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
5/6. Green Supermarkets. It's been plastic bags at dawn as the supermarkets vie for position as greenest in the land. But how genuinely altruistic is their desire to appear to care for the environment? Miriam O'Reilly finds out. and asks if cheap mass-produced food can ever really be green. Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
New series 1/8. A fast-paced sketch show about modern communication, media noise and contemporary obsessions. Starring Ben Willbond , Ingrid Oliver , Dominic Coleman , Rachel Atkins , Lewis MacLeod and Julie Mayhew. Producer Adam Bromley
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