With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Dr Jeevan Singh
4/5. Tracy-Ann Oberman continues to read extracts from Emma Brockes 's new book on the secret joys of the musical. Today she focuses on the maverick attractions of Barbra Streisand in Yentl - what she calls the Everest of musicals appreciation. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Led by Becky Harris. Teach Me, My God and King (Sandys). Psalm 1. The Lord Is My Shepherd (Goodall). Fill Thou My Life, 0 Lord My God (Richmond). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Organist Neil Taylor.
4/5 Adrian Mitchell entertains an audience when he introduces some of his favourite literature to illustrate his happy life as poet. playwright and general mischief maker. The readers are Helen Atkinson Wood , Peter Marinker and Philip Franks. Producer VivBeeby Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
4/4. The Ceremony. with her agency work under control, Mma Ramotswe has time at last to take care of her own problems. Can she release her fiance Mr JLB Matekoni from his rash undertaking to do a charity parachute jump? And will the return of an old love jeopardise her plan to spring a romantic surprise on her husband-to-be? Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith.
Producer/Director Kirsty Williams
4/6. Fi Glover delves into listeners' holiday experiences to provide a series of tips on the highs and lows of heading for the hills, focusing on a different aspect of travel each week. Producers Susan Marling and David Prest
Hugh Ouarshie presents an appeal on behalf of Anti-
Slavery International. Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am and 9.26pm Donations: [address removed]; Credit cards Freephone [number removed]; Online via the Radio 4 website
4/5. To the Island. Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband spent their holidays. Meaghan Delahunt 's story is read by Patricia Kerrigan. For further details see Monday
4/30. Paracelsus and the People's Medicine. The 16th century witnessed the birth of a new kind of natural philosophy and medicine. Its chief advocate, the Swiss medical reformer Paracelsus, rejected the traditional medicine of the Greeks in favour of a spiritual and alchemical approach. The readers are David Rintoul, Peter Capaldi, Scott Handy and Jason Watkins. For further details see Monday
On the sea bed at Scapa Flow near the Orkney Islands lies the massive hulk of the Royal Oak, a warship sunk in a U-boat attack in 1939 with the loss of 833 lives. New techniques in 3D-underwater imaging have produced the first detailed images of this offshore war grave. Sue Nelson talks to Chris Rowland and Martin Dean who, using the latest sonar technology, have scanned the wreck and built up an intricate picture of how it's decaying. The Royal Oak is still leaking fuel oil after 67 years on the sea bed. Sue finds out how these detailed images might help prevent future environmental disaster and why their technique could be used on the wreck of the Titanic. Producer Fiona Roberts
4/6. Neil Pearson stars as Trevor, the sports agent afflicted with a conscience. Sadly, his business partner Sammy has the morals of a barracuda. So when a spot of corruption means they could make a financial killing, then.... well, it ends in tears. Continuing Andy Hamilton 's comedy.
Producer Andy Hamilton
With Kirsty Lang , including an interview with Bookernominated writer Rachel Seiffert , whose new novel, Afterwards, includes a character still haunted by his military service in Northern Ireland. Producer Ella-Mai Robey
3/3. In the light of the recent murders of five young women in Ipswich who worked as prostitutes to fund their heroin or crack cocaine addictions, Simon Cox asks whether these women night have been still alive if prescription heroin had been more widely available. Producer Ben Crighton ; Editor Nicola Meyrick
6/8. Water Works. The geopolitics of oil has loomed over global affairs for the past 80 years, but now the attention of policy makers and investors is turning to an even more basic resource - water. Peter Day asks if this necessity for life will be the next oil. Producer Sandra Kanthal
9/10. Dan is at breaking point. The moral demands everyone is making of his non-existent journalistic skills are more than he can bear. But a new career beckons, one he seems very suited to - requiring no moral judgement and no skill whatsoever - as a film extra. By Geling Van. For further details see Mondday
4/8. A fast-paced 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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