1/5. Glimmer of Cold Brine. Christopher Rush reads his vividly rich account of a postwar childhood in the Scottish fishing village of St Monans. In this part, he recalls his icy baptism and the terrifying figure of his mother's great-aunt Epp, "where you could smell God on the air as surely as you could smell the herring". Abridged by David Jackson Young. Producer David Jackson Young Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT The hardback of Hellf ire and Herring is available from RT Direct for E14.50 (RRP £15.99), including p&p. To order send a cheque payable to [address removed] or call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect. sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only
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10.45 On the Cusp1/5. The Last Bridesmaid by Emma Reeves. The first of five stories revealing the thoughts of women at different turning points in their lives. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Following last year's announcement that Peugeot only UK car plant was to close, Adrian Chiles gained exclusive access to the factory, its managers, shop stewards and workers. He followed the last car as it rolled off the production line and talked to those he met along the way about whom they blame, how they feel and what it's been like to stay until the bitter end. Producer Rosamund Jones
5/6. The Redcap. Clare has a new student social worker with an army background, which is good because Clare doesn't have time to toughen up her trainees. Sitcom written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
It's a cold, wet day in Belfast in the 1960s when three unemployed lads view their future with dismay. With employment prospects looking bleak the offer of a E10 passage to Australia looks tempting and they decide to go and seek their fortunes. John P Rooney 's drama stars Andy Morgan , Gerard Jordan and Joseph Rea.
Producer/Director Pam Brighton
Listeners's personal finance questions are answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. Producer Jessica Laugharne PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
1/5. The Pit and the Pendulum. Edgar Allan Poe 's chilling tale of a prisoner held by the Spanish Inquisition is read by David Horovitch and abridged by Richard Hamilton. The first in a selection of classic short stories chosen by the Reading Agency's Short Story Project. Producer Emma Harding
1/5. A Cornish Story. It is a little-known fact that the British Isles is home to 33 species of shark.
Richard Peirce , in conjunction with the World Wildlife
Fund, sets out from the Cornish port of Looe to catch and tag them, and so help save them from extinction. Today he focuses on the beautiful blue shark and the mako shark, one of the fastest fish on the planet. Producer Martin Kurzik
3/11. Gyles Brandreth , Marcus Brigstocke , Clement Freud and Pauline McLynn are the panellists in the fiendishly fast game, chaired by Nicholas Parsons. From the Mermaid Theatre, London. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm RT DIRECT: To order the CO Just a Minute: The Best of 2006 for £8.99
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1/5. The Last Bridesmaid. Lynette loves food, alcopops and dancing, and hasn't noticed that the rest of the old gang have moved on. Now that she's nearly 30, and about to be a bridesmaid for her best friend, can she take control of her life? The first of five stories about women facing different turning points in their lives is written by Emma Reeves and read by Lydia Baksh. Producer Lis Edwards ; Director Nigel Lewis
New series 1/3. The Marriage Cordiale. The investigative series begins with the extraordinary tale of the 1956 French offer to turn Britain and France into one country. Previously secret documents reveal the French prime minister
Guy Mollet made the offer to Anthony Eden and even suggested that Queen Elizabeth could be head of the French state. Mike Thomson investigates a time when the fate of France, the shape of Europe, and even the balance of global power hung in the balance. Producer James cook
10/10. Ghana. It's estimated that two-thirds of illegal abortions in Ghana are botched and, as a result, large numbers of women are dying. Rosie Goldsmith hears the stories of women who undergo these abortions through fear, prejudice, poverty and ignorance, and the secret trade that feeds Off them. Repeated from Thursday
8/8. The Future. Final part of the series about global warming, with a look into the future at the various scenarios facing the living world. Gabrielle Walker finds solace in those who believe humanity can turn the causes of climate change around. Producer Beatrice Fenton
1/5. Gregor Samsa awakes one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect. Franz Kafka 's famous horror story is a haunting parable on the human reaction to suffering. Read by Andrew Sachs. Producer Jane Marshall RT DIRECT: To pre-order Metamorphosis in hardback, released 25 January, sendacheque for E8.99 including p&p, payable to RT Direct POBox60 Helston TR13 OTP or call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only
England v New Zealand
Commentary from the match at Hobart in the Triangular one-day series by Simon Mann , Bryan Waddle and Arlo White , with expert Angus Fraser. Producer Matt Davies Highlights of the cricket are on BBC2 tomorrow night at 11.20pm
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