With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Susan Hulme and Alicia McCarthy.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butter.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
5/5. Practicals. John OTaTrell charts the history of practical assessments and investigates pupils' relationship with this type of test. including why semi-naked patients allowed
Victorian medical students to draw lines on them. The _ presenter also discovers who examines the examiners as well as what happens if they fail. Producer Phil Tinline
2/5. Leni meets Hitler, whom she discovers to be "unexpectably modest", and is offered the opportunity to make films with him when he comes to power. Kenneth Branagh reads the second part of Steven Bach's biography of the German film director. Repeated at 12.30am
Led by the Rev Ernie Rea. We Have a Gospel to Proclaim
(Fulda). Romans 1, vv13―17. Jesus, Fount of Consolation
(Freylinghausen, arr Sampson). Ye That Know the Lora Is Gracious (Rustington). Producer Simon Vivian
Less than a mile from Ground Zero, a small square in the Wall Street area of New York has been transformed Into garden of remembrance for the 67 British citizens who lost their lives on 9/11. The BBC's Stephen Evans , who was at the World Trade Center when the attack happened, considers how a garden can help the process of grieving, and visits the garden with Camilla Hellman , the driving force behind the project. Producer Judith Kamptner
With its haunting music and its credits depicting an endless journey across the Queensboro Bridge, Taxi was never the most conventional of sitcoms. Writer and actor Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras) presents the story of the Sunshine Cab Company and gives an insight into the history of the American sitcom.
Featuring clips from the series and original interviews with former cast members Christopher Lloyd, Marilu Henner and Tony Danza, director James Burrows and sitcom writer Rob Long. producer James Crawford
Rob Long shares a Taxi with RT: page 119
Consumer and public interest reports, with John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours,
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Russell Davies investigates the meaning and significance of music to Sherlock Holmes - detective, violinist and author of a monograph on composer Orlando Lasses and finds that the tunes behind the mysteries can help bring a new perspective to the fictional character.
By Mike Stott. An inmate at a woman's prison reveals how she became one of the world's most renowned artists and reveals the sacrifices that she and others have made for her work. Black comedy, starring Alison Steadman. Producer Jo Wheeler ; Director Dirk Maggs
South Africa v England Martin
Jonathan Agnew , Simon Mann and Christopher Martin -
Jenkins with commentary on the 20th game of the Super Eights at the Kensington Oval in Barbados.
Producer Peter Baxter time Highlights of today's play are on BBCl tonight
Vanessa Collingridge explores the stories of ordinary members of the public and their intriguing links with British history. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS- Making History, BBC Radio 4, PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1TUL; email: email@example.com; Telephone [number removed]
2/4 The second of the top five stories, newly short-listed from over 400 entries by established authors, that are in contention for the second National Short Story Prize. The award is an attempt to rejuvenate the literary form that has been neglected for the past decade in favour of the novel. For further details see yesterday
3/9. Anton Chekhov. Author William Boyd tries to convince Matthew Parris that playwright Anton Chekhov has a claim to greatness. His work may be revered, but Chekhov's treatment of women and animals left a lot to be desired. Joining Matthew in the studio is Chekhov biographer Donald Rayfield. Producer John Byrne
3/4. Stand by your radios and grip the tea towel firmly as Aldershot's finest native-born son probes into the dank recesses of the body politic. Written by and starring Jeremy Hardy with special guet Pauline McLynn. Producer David Tyler
2/5. By Sam Boardman-Jacobs . Gloria del Lago remains determined to continue her work as a chorus girl, despite Madrid being under daily bombardment from Franco's fascists and the unlikelihood of obtaining permission to open a theatre. For cast and further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
As London plans for the 2012 Olympics, this programme examines what the capital can learn from the legacy of the Manchester Commonwealth games, where the games were sold as the catalyst that would transform deprivation and halt decline in post-industrial east Manchester, It asks whether such high-profile initiatives can really be expected to change the entire future of local communities and engender renewed interest in sports participation. Producer Gail Champion Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
3/5. Dr Raj Persaud explores phrenology and physiognomy - deducing character through a study of head shape and facial features. Though the practices have been discredited as pseudo-science, recent studies reveal they may yet hold a germ of truth. Producer Fiona Hill Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
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