With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Alicia McCarthy and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Jonathan Bartley.
8.31 L Wonly Yesterday in Parliament
Dr Mark Porter presents the findings of the largest ever memory survey that was launched in July. More than 10,000 people took part and the responses have now been analysed, including the nation's top "flashbulb" memory and why gender is linked to the age at which you recall your earliest memory. Esther Freud and Professors Roy Jones and Martin Conway discuss the results. Producer Erika Wright Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
3/5. In his search for Utopia, Tobias Jones visits Britain's first "continuous care retirement community", Hartrigg Oaks , where the average age of residents is 79. for further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. Christ, From Whom All Blessings Flow (Vienna). 1 Corinthians 12, vv19-26. The Lord Is My
Strength and Shield (Leddington Wright ). All Praise to Our Redeeming Lord (Gerontius). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.
In response to the largest ever memory survey,
1,800 people contributed their memories for events before the age of two. Scientists argue that such
"pre-verbal" memory is not possible. So who is right? Mariella Frostrup hears many of these memories, the scientific arguments and from the author AS Byatt who believes the experts are wrong. Producer Erika Wright
4/4. Going for Broke. Comedy by Dave Shearsby and Ian McMillan. This week, the Yorkshire builders deal with some of life's problems, including a dodgy landlord, Wittgenstein and an imminent birth.
Producer/Director David Hunter
4/6. Tempers in Bloom. The local residents of Luddenden try to track down those people who sabotaged their chance of victory in the previous year's Britain in Bloom competition and strive to ensure there's no repeat of the events this year. This isn't the first time that short-listed villages in this Royal Horticultural Society contest have suffered foul play - but who would want this Yorkshire village to lose and why? producer Sue Mitchell
Astrology was the inspiration behind British composer Gustav Hoist's most famous work the Planets suite, a startlingly innovative composition that's one of the most popular and enduring pieces of music. Martyn Wade 's drama covers 20 years of the composer's life, including his relationship with his family, his friends, his teaching and composing as well as an insight into his endless solitary walking and travelling.
Producer/Director David Hitchinson
Ralph Vaughan Williams:
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are at Ripley St Thomas C of E High School in Lancaster, where they get to grips with horticulturalists' queries. With Eric Robson in the chair. Including at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm
3/5. The Footstool. A former Greenham Common protester causes chaos in her retirement home, before leaving her daughter to pick up the pieces. Written by Zita Adamson and read by Jacqueline Tong. For further details see Monday
3/5. After a motorbike accident, James's memory was badly affected. He began to try to improve it, to the extent that last year he competed in the World Memory
Championships. A strong sense of touch and a vivid imagination has provided him with a phenomenal ability to recall random information almost instantly. For further details see Monday
Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope as Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues arising from the academic and research world. Producer Charlie Taylor
6/6. How will a "no smoking" ban go down with the 70 per cent of mental health patients who smoke?
Claudia Hammond hears from patients and staff, some of whom fear banning smoking will lead to violence and increased rates Of absconding. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
3/6. The tag talk show continues with last week's guest, the producer John Lloyd , interviewing his guest
Phill Jupitus , RT columnist, comedian, DJ and team captain of TV'S Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Producer Tilusha Ghelani
3/5. Innocence. Hughie is on Death Row but he has one last request. He desperately needs to find the clue that will unlock a blurred memory from his past. By Michael Butt.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
New series 1/12. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Steven Rose , Ian Hargreaves , Claire Fox and Clifford Longley cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
George W Bush wants to go to Mars, but does anyone want to go with him? Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno travels to Washington to explore the politics of space, and discovers that not everyone wants to walk on Mars if it's at the expense of genuine space science. Producer John Byrne
3/5. The Name of the Game 1/2. The mountain of debt left by Nancy's dead husband seems insurmountable until a winning business idea is presented to her. Niamh Cusack reads Colm Toibin 'S Story. For details see Monday
3/6. More from China Lion and the new barn conversion couple, and there is a visit to the Dragon's Den in Laura Solon's sketch and comedy series. She is aided by the voices of Ben Moor , Katherine Parkinson and Ben Willbond. Producer Colin Anderson
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