With John Humphrys and Carolyn Ouinn.
184.108.40.206,8.25 Sport News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Alicia McCarthy and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
8.31 L W onlv Yesterday in Parliament
Dr Jeevan Singh
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Genghis Khan, the 13th-century emperor who united the Mongol tribes, thus founding one of the world's largest ever contiguous empires. What made him such a successful leader - military skills or diplomacy? What is his legacy and how is he regarded in Mongolia today? Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
4/5. At the start of the Second World War, former British convict Eddie Chapman was recruited as a spy by the German intelligence organisation, the Abwehr. What the Germans didn't know was that their agent Fritz was also working as double agent Zigzag for the British. In March
1943, MI5 sent Chapman back to his German controllers in order to gather information on the workings of the Abwehr. Damian Lewis continues to read the dramatic story of the charismatic agent Zigzag. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
3/5. Lynne Truss revisits a time between school and university spent working in a library, and tells of those early literary passions that would shape her as a writer.
Actors Helen Atkinson Wood , Philip Franks and Peter Marinker join her at the Drill Hall, London. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am What Lynne Truss is enjoying: page 35
3/4. The Return of Note. MmaRamotswe finds herself in a compromising situation when her past catches up with her. But things are looking brighter for her assistant, Mma Makutsi , when she takes up ballroom dancing. Written by Alexander McCall Smith.
Producer/Director Kirsty Williams
3/6. Fi Glover presents the travel series giving listener-led tips on the best and worst of holiday experiences. This week the team looks at how to enjoy snow-covered mountains without Skis. Producers David Prest and Susan Marling
4/5. William Barren and West Park,
Macclesfield Barron was a zealot for municipal gardens in the belief that they could raise the moral tone of the nation - the Temperance movement was a great believer in public parks. For further details see Monday
In January 2006 Nasa's Stardust mission to collect samples of dust from a comet 400 million kilometres away returned to Earth. Over the last year scientists from all over the world have been analysing the precious cargo of tiny grains, smaller than the width of a human hair. Ouentin Cooper talks to two of the scientists who have been analysing the samples. They explain what the results contribute to our understanding of the formation of the solar system and the chemicals necessary for the origin Of life. Producer Pamela Rutherford
3/6. Trevor tries to prove that people deserve a second chance. Bless him. Continuing Andy Hamilton 's comedy about a sports agent with a conscience.
Producer Andy Hamilton
4/5. Caring. Kellie is an 18-year-old agency carer earning £4.45 an hour and trying to save up to go to university.
Could the relationship with the elderly lady she looks after change her fortune? By Charlie Boucher. For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/3. Simon Cox investigates the new contract the Government recently gave to Britain's GPs that awarded doctors a pay rise, killed off the Saturday surgery and led to Primary Care Trusts having to fly in foreign doctors to provide out-of-hours coverage. GPs now earn on average more than E100,000 per year and work fewer hours. Why was the deal struck, and was it a good one for patients and taxpayers? Producer Richard Vadon
5/8. Private Grief. The new breed of private equity funds control huge resources, earn big money and are very secretive. Now there are worries that they may destabilise the world economy and bring previously sound companies to their knees. Peter Day reports. producer Paul O'Keefe Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
2/3. Who were the first human ancestors to leave the evolutionary cradle of Africa? Aubrey Manning discovers that the answer lies with five spectacular skulls from Georgia, in Europe. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker
3/8. Sketch show about modern communication, media noise and contemporary obsessions. Featuring deluded bloggers, home broadcasting, interactive soaps, celebrity kidnaps and email scams. Starring Ben Willbond , Ingrid Oliver , Dominic Coleman , Rachel Atkins , Lewis MacLeod and Julie Mayhew. Producer Adam Bromley
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