With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Alicia McCarthy and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
5/5. Heartwood. By Roger Deakin. Near his journey's end, the author visits a library overflowing with books and gently rotting apples grown by poets. He returns home to lay a hedge of various trees by hand and to tend his last ash folly. Sean Baker reads the final part of the travelogue by the admired nature writer. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
2/2. Concluding part of the insight into the field operations of Brae, the largest NGO (non-governmental organisation) in the world, based in Bangladesh, with 100,000 people on its payroll. Richard Phinney explores whether it is the answer to fighting global poverty or an example of a charity running out of control. Producer Anthonv Baxter
2/6. David Nobbs's sitcom continues with Rod trying to save the collection from closure and, in so doing, threatening his boss's early retirement.
6/12. Roger Bolton presents listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 10T; Phone [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than than 8p per min); email: email@example.com
A story of young fatherhood developed with the Teenage Parents Project in Bristol, explored through drama, interviews and rap, by Peter Hunter and David Johnson. Richie is in a hospital bed trying to recover from a run-in with a bus, desperate to get better in time to get to the birth of his child and prove his reliability.
Music by Mike Lovell and Shane Winter with Marco Paganotto ; Producer/Director Sara Davies
3/6. Sand dunes are Britain's most dynamic landscape. Dylan Winter meets a self-confessed "dune nerd" for a beach-goer's guide to the astonishing life in the sands. He also radio tracks bats in Dorset and helps to release the inner wilderness of Glasgow's ponds. Producer Alasdair Cross
5/5. Visit to the Underworld. Rhiannon has fled to Egypt to escape home and its reminders of her dead son. Here, standing outside
Tutankhamun's tomb, she hears a Welsh voice and thinks she sees her son in a backpacker's eyes. By Stevie Davies , read by Sharon Morgan. For further details see Monday
15/30. Bach in Leipzig. The story of Johann Sebastian Bach , a civic employee who worked in a bustling German town. He argued with employees about money and petty bureaucracy in his day job, while producing some of the most acclaimed church music ever written at breakneck speed. For further details see Monday
Monte Hellman, director of cult film Two-Lane Blacktop, joins Francine Stock to talk about the existential 70s road movie starring James Taylor, which has just been released on DVD for the first time. He reflects on the picture's enduring and mythic appeal.
5/10. By Pat Barker. September 1914 and war has been declared. Neville will go to the front lines to paint and Paul will be an orderly. Before he goes, Paul decides he must see Elinor once more.
For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am
Topical discussion hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby in Plymouth, where the audience put questions to a panel that includes columnist
David Aaronovitch and chairwoman of the School Food
Trust, Prue Leith. Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
A modern-day Brief Encounter showing how, when we're lost, only a true connection with another human being can bring us back to ourselves.
By Lucy Catherine
Producer/Director Mary Peate
5/10. By Jon Canter. Dave is a Cambridge graduate living in a squat. Jack runs his own jewellery business and calls on Dave to help him lure an American soap star into wearing one of his rings. It's Jack's first meeting with a famous person and although it's a disaster, a seed of greatness is sown. For further details see Monday
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