With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Rachel Hooper and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Martin Palmer.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
3/5. While running away from a group of rebels Ishmael has become separated from his brother and now wanders alone in the forest and through abandoned villages, searching for food and drink. Finally, he is captured by government forces. For further details see Monday Rptd at 12.30am
Oona King travels to the US to hear from Native
American, African-American and Hispanic women who were sterilised from the 1970s onwards. She finds out how a generation of Americans lost their reproductive rights to a practice that many have described as "Nazi-style eugenics", and how far the US government was complicit in this sterilisation abuse. Producer Jo Meek
New series 1/4. The Wedding. Bharat is the self-styled guru of Westgate, over which he presides from his semi-detached suburban spiritual centre. He is the wise man of the area and the most important member of the community, at least as far as he's concerned, anyway. Written by Suk Pannu.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
RT New series 1/6. Back for its 40th series, which
LlU contains the 400th edition, is the veteran parlour CHOICE£ game, hosted by Nigel Rees. Philippa Gregory ,
Richard Ingrams , John Mortimer and Arabella Weir are the panellists who are quizzed on the source of a range of quotations and asked to bring along amusing sayings or citations they have collected. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Producer Claire Bartlett Repeated on Monday at 11pm
4/6. Captain Swing.
Agnes's stay at her family's country residence is disturbed by the return of the notorious Captain Swing, who destroys her father's beloved steam plough. But as campaigning newspaper editor Charles Dickens begins investigations, Agnes realises there is more at stake than broken and burnt property.
By Annie Caulfield.
Producer/Director David Hunter
2/4. 1 Am Not the Passenger From author Susie Maguire , the second of four stories celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jack Kerouac 's On the Road. Having not seen each other for years, Sally and Deena's rocky friendship is tested when they embark on a car journey across France. Read by Annette Crosbie. For further details see yesterday
3/4. Vivienne Parry and Ouentin Cooper go head to head in an experiment to discover whether men or women are the worst gossips, before talking to psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar , who has studied the subject for a decade. For further details see Monday
Laurie Taylor discusses with Tom Hall new research on understanding the culture of the street, where those who live and sleep rough disguise their identities with certain names. Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
3/5. 1916. Emily and her daughter-in-law Dora anxiously await letters from Emily's son Billy, away fighting on the Somme. But the news that arrives is so devastating that it has to be hidden for ever. By Ellen Dryden.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
2/4. Internet Law. The internet provides exciting new ways to work, shop and play, but it has also generated many ways to break the law. Clive Anderson and a panel of senior judges, barristers and academics identify the shortcomings of the law in relation to the internet and discuss possible solutions. Producer Brian King Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/2. Following the recent death of Lord Weatherill, a look back at his time as Speaker of the House of Commons. In his last interview, Bernard Weatherill and another famous former Speaker, Betty Boothroyd , tell Mandy Baker how they kept 650 MPs in order - the trials, the tribulations ... and even the tights. Producer Peter Mulligan
Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm Repeated on Sunday at 5.45am
3/6. Peter Evans looks at how the classification of living things, invented by Swedish-born Carl Linnaeus , who was born 300 years ago today, has changed, thanks to modern genetic techniques. He talks to today's taxonomists about what creatures, if any, there are left to classify and asks if the traditional taxonomist is a thing of the past. Producer Alexandra Feachem
2/6. Faye knows that today's women are fabulous; they have the job, the house; and cope with singledom, marriage and having kids with peanut-allergies. And they all do it effortlessly, with nothing more than a copy of Prima and a poem by Pam Ayres to guide them. Comedy by Lucy Clarke. Starring Daisy Haggard , with Adam Buxton , Katy Brand , Joanna Neary , Eve Dallas, John Dougall ,
Joanna Scanlan , Olivia Colman , Laura Solon and Anne Reid. Producer Simon Nicholls
2/4. California Dreaming. Brian Hayes tells the story of Creighton Wheeler , everyman and victim of a tragicomic affliction, Splicer's disease. By Andrew McGibbon. Producers Andrew McGibbon and Jonathan Ruffle
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