With Carolyn Quinn and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Alicia McCarthy and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 L W only Yesterday In Parliament
2/4. Nimrod. Elgar's Enigma Variations depict 13 of his friends as well as the composer himself. One f riend in particular inspired the variation that is the best known
Nimrod. But who was the figure behind the music ana what part did he play in Eigar's career? Producer Emma Kingsley
2/5. Cambridge, then London, which means Emma Jane Crampton. Stephen Boxer continues to read Terence Blacker 's novel celebrating the life of the outrageous William Donaldson. For details see yesterday Repeated at
1/9. The Plum Prospects for Orchard Conservation.
Brett Westwood explores the importance of old orchards for wildlife and finds out what new conservation measures would mean to ensure these rural treasures are for the future. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
TV stars as Richard Hearne became one of Britain's first entertained the character of Mr Pastry , in whose guise me entertained millions of people worldwide with his slapstick routines.
Geoffrey Wheeler pays tribute to Hearne with archive recordings of the entertainer along with corn from comedy writer Michael Pomton , actor Roy Hudd
Hearne's widow Yvonne. Producer Stephen Garner
1/3. Elton John - the Thom Bell Sessions
Music producer Thom Bell (the Stylistics and Detroit Spinners) gives a rare interview to Pete Paphides recalling the soul sessions he recorded with Elton John in the late 1970s that were never released until Are You Ready for Love became a hit years later.
Producer Laura Parfitt
Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
Flight AE275 to Dubrovnik is delayed. The passengers are forced to wait - first in the departure lounge and, as the delay lengthens, in an airport hotel.
Samantha Bond plays Laura Clarke , a doctor stuck in the past in Matthew Solon's story of lost love, broken promises, the Balkan War and 14-hour flight delay.
Other partsare played by Charlotte Mena , Hana Bachankova Producer/Director John Dryden
Vanessa Collingridge and the team follow up listeners' historical questions to reveal more insights into our past. Producer Nick Patrick
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2/10 The Creation of Chinatown. AstheChmese settlement in ports such as London and Liverpool grew in the early 20th century, so did the myths and lurid fantasies about what went on in Chinatown. Anna Chen investigates how the small Limehouse Chinese community in London became the focus of worldwide interest during the 1920s and the subject of countless books, songs, films and hysterical headlines. For further details see yesterday
5/9. me Holiday. Former Selecter singer Pauline Black nominates Billie Holiday, one of the greatest singers of all time for great-life status. She is joined by Julia Blackburn , author of a book based on the vivid memories of those who knew Holiday. Matthew Parris is the host. producer Miles warde
New series 1/4. The return of the comedy series in which Milton Jones bestrides the world as an expert in every field - with no ability whatsoever. This week, he's a world-famous barrister who gets tangled up in the case of the missing Bayeux Tapestry and the curse of the Da Vinci Code. With Tom Goodman-Hill , Dave Lamb and Lucy Montgomery. Written by Milton Jones and James Cary. Music by Guy Jackson ; Producer David Tyler
2/10. The Stomach of a King. Daisy is beginning to regret her responsibilities as queen of Riseholme and turns to Lucia for help. By EF Benson.
For cast and further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
rThe bleak stairwell where Damilola Taylor bled to death has been replaced by new housing. Following recent murders, Winifred Robinson investigates what more can be done to tackle the increasing violence seen on the streets of Peckham.
Producer Sue Mitchell Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
5/5. Cognitive behavioural therapy is the current psychiatric wonder treatment. But there is a problem getting access to CBT because of a shortage of trained therapists. Raj Persaud visits a pilot project in East London to find out what the treatment involves and discusses provision within the NHS and, indeed, how effective a form of therapy it actually is.
Producer Producer Louise Corley Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
2/15. It's the day after the 1997 Labour election victory and Libby Raven has a difficult meeting at the advertising agency, while Anthea Hurt , is nervously anticipating an encounter with her boss. By Blake Morrison.
For further details see yesterday
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