With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Rachel Hooper and Keith Macdougall.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rhidian Brook.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas
5/5. Stanley returns to Africa once last time - on a mission to rescue Emin Pasha , the last of General Gordon's provincial governors still living. Marriage puts an end to Stanley's exploration. But his spirits are raised by the arrival of a new family member. By Tim Jeal. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
New series 1/4. 62 Donegall Pass, Belfast. The series that brings history to life through different houses and the imagined lives of the people who lived there over the centuries begins with this unassuming terraced house in a run-down Loyalist enclave. Its residents have included a radical nationalist and abolitionist, and an engineer riding the wave of economic prosperity in "linenopolis". Producer John Byrne
1/4. When the late Jack Rosenthal finally wrote his memoirs he did so in the form he understood best - as a screenplay. This series was abridged and adapted by his daughter Amy Rosenthal from her father's original scripts and features his wife, Maureen Lipman. This first programme starts just before Rosenthal's birth and follows him up to his days as an aspiring writer at the University of Sheffield.
Producer Bruce Hyman ; Directors Maureen Lipman and Dirk Maggs
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Roger Bolton digs in the mailbag for BBC Radio listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and praise. Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London WIA 1QT
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2/7. The West Highland Way. Clare Balding sets out from the Bridge of Orchy on the West Highland Way with singer Jimmie MacGregor. The route passes through stunning Scenery, rich in history and wildlife. Producer Sandra Sykes
5/5. Bald Truth. A busybody on a crowded train is looking for the owner of a lost purse. The narrator might be intrusive but it slowly becomes clear that the purse has a profound personal meaning for him alone. Steve May's play is read by John Telfer. For further details see Monday
25/30. By 1900 hospitals were clean environments with lots of fresh air. No longer were they "more fatal than the battlefield" as Florence Nightingale had described them 50 years earlier. Andrew Cunningham traces the influence of Nightingale in creating appropriate buildings. The readers are Tamsin Greig , Peter Capaidi and Jason Watkins. For further details see Monday
The director Steven Soderbergh meets Francine Stock. Recognised since the 1989 release of sex, lies, and videotape as one of Hollywood's brightest talents,
Soderbergh has enjoyed both commercial success and critical acclaim with films including Ocean's Eleven and the Oscar-winning Traffic. His latest movie, The Good
German, is an audacious evocation of 1940s film noir, and he joins Francine to talk about it.
2/8. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present more satirical stabs at the week's news, with the help of Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and Marcus Brigstocke. Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
Peggy's on full alert at the cricket dinner.
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Ian is hearing voices, distant voices, apparently coming from underground. Who is down there? Are they trapped? Can they be helped? An original new play from
Ronan Bennett , set in a dark and claustrophic underground cave, takes an imaginative and timely look at Northern Ireland's current attempts to give up the bad habits of the past and move towards a devolved future. Cast includes
Selina Cadell , Julie Dearden , Paul Freeman , Richard Lumsden and Gerard McSorley. Producer/Director Heather Larmour
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