6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Anne Atkins.
8.31 (LW only) Yesterday in Parliament
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4/5. As Lady Myre's frustration about being on Pitcairn Island grows increasingly comical, Diana addresses the complex issues faced by its isolated community. Eleanor Bron continues to read Diana Souhami book. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
7/7. Mauritania. in Mauritania "fat" is beautiful - obesity has long been seen as a sign of wealth. But. as Pascale Harter discovers, decades of force-feeding to pile on the pounds is beginning to take its toll. Women have died after taking cattle steroids, hoping for a quick fix, and obesity related health problems are on the rise. Now, for the first time, a growing number of young women are rebelling against the "fat" look.
Producer Emma Rippon Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
The theme of three sisters has fascinated writers and storytellers for centuries, with everyone from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare Chekhov and Ivor Cutler taking it on. One of three sisters herself, presenter Sheila McClennon examines why the subject has proved compelling, speaking to the Cusack sisters and academic Edith Hall along the way. Producer Geoff Bird
Hannah Gordon stars in a story of hidder pities, thwarted love and deceased brides who dance men to death in Hattie Naylor 's retelling for radio of the story of the ballet Giselle. M ph
Director Paul Dodgson
3/10. Stewart Henderson presents the inreraaiye problem-solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life. Producer Emily Williams
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4/5. Mr Kuan-Ti . A grandfather's tall tale haunts a young boy's imaginings far into manhood. It sounds crazy, but all the same .. Joanna Berry 's story is read by Paul Panting.
For further details see Monday
Anne Enright talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new novel
The Gathering, and examines how unusual narrators in novels - from sheep to dogs - create different perspectives on both story and character. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
Venus Express. Once equated with the goddess of love, the planet Venus is nowadays more often called the Earth's evil twin, swaddled as it is in clouds of sulphuric acid and heated to temperatures of nearly 500 degrees. For a year the European space probe Venus Express has been orbiting the planet - working out just what makes it so unpleasant. Quentin Cooper hears what it's revealed. Producers Fiona Roberts and Roland Pease
3/6 Garry Richardson anchors a topical comedy looking back on the past five days in the world of sport as well as the weekend ahead. With Laurence Howarth , Richie Webb , Dave Lamb , Miles Jupp and Mario Rosenstock. Producer Will Saunders Repeated tomorrow at 11pm
4/5. Janet comes close to causing disaster for Diane and Josh when she intervenes. Jackie Pavlenko 's story about a young mother who attempts to form a relationship with her son after her release from prison.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/4. Britain's £1.6 billion organic food industry has witnessed a 30 per cent growth in the last year. As more consumers go "green" in their food choices, Simon Cox investigates claims made in a recent Government report that farming organically is no better for the environment than conventional production. Producer Smita Patel
9/9. I'm So Sorry. Tony Blair has apologised for the Irish famine, but has stopped short of saying "sorry" about the slave trade and expressed regret instead. The Queen has apologised to New Zealand's Maoris and Pope John Paul II said he was sorry for the Crusades. Why have apologies for past misdeeds become politically fashionable? Kenan Malik considers whether people today really bear responsibility for the crimes of their forebears, and who can say sorry on behalf of others.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
New series 1/6. Come On You Greens. With millions of UK football fans prepared to travel the length of the country, or abroad, to watch their teams in action, Tom Heap asks whether all clubs should change their colours to green. England and Portsmouth goalkeeper David James has seen how other countries have taken measures to reduce their environmental impact and says it's about time more clubs in the UK played their parts. But will he persuade his team-mates to give up their gas-guzzlers?
Producer Anne-Marie Bullock Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
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3/6. Art critic Brian Sewell joins Dave Gorman to investigate some of the strangest inventions created by the public, before their inventors explain how they came up with the idea. The guest then picks his two favourite concepts, and the audience vote for the one they consider the most inspired. Producer Simon Nicholls
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