With Bhai Butta Singh.
With Anna Hill.
With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell. dcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today
Andrew Marr 's guests are Peter Hennessy , Salley Vickers , Roy Foster and John Micklethwait , editor of The Economist.
Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm HPodcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/starttheweek.shtml
Led by John Forrest. I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Kingsfold). Luke 12, vv23-31. Thou Visitest the Earth (Greene). For the Beauty of the Earth (England's Lane).
1/5. Dire Combustion. John O'Farrell 's s thoroughly partial history of Britain starts with two incendiary events: Bonfire Night and the Great Fire of London. Adapted and read by the author, with Mark Perry , Jan Ravens and Rupert Degas. Producer Clive Stanhope Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: to order An Utterly Impartial History of Britain for E1529 (RRP E16.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (land line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com Spoken word choices: page 139
With Jane Garvey.
10.45 A Pin to See the Peep Show 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
HPodcast- for one item from each day s programme visit www bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen
New series 1/3. A Farewell to Print
Kim Fletcher looks at the decline in print sales and the rise of news websites. Series continues tomorrow. Producer Georgina Robertson
6/6 January, February. Ramesh creates trouble for himself. Written by Sanjeev Kolhi and Donald McLeary.
Producer Gus Beattie ; Director Colin Gilbert
Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite. Starting a week-long series on ME, the team examine why it's controversial.
See also Case Notes tomorrow at 9pm Spoken word choices: page 139
With Martha Kearney.
9/17. Peter Snow chairs the national quiz.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
In 1968 Robert Vaughn was making a movie in Prague. But filming ground to a halt when 5,000 Russian tanks rolled into Czechoslovakia and cast and crew found themselves trapped. A Cold War rom-com thriller by Tracy Spottiswoode. Robert Vaughn Himself
Producer/Director Kate McAII
Spoken word choices: page 139
Listeners' questions on personal finance answered by Vincent Duggleby and guests. Producer Diane Richardson
PHONE: [number removed] (calisfrom landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm
1/5 George and the Fly. George mother is nonplussed when he takes to his bed, permanently. Geraldine James reads
Jennie Rooney 's story, the first of a series by unpublished authors. Producer Jill Waters
1/5 Pain. Graham Easton explores those extra senses that humans take for granted. Today, he investigates pain. producer Michelle Martin
Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm
2/8. Tim Hartford of the FT looks at numbers in the news and in general. Producer Innes Bowen
6/6. Nominating the ideas and schemes sent in by the public for genius status are
Dave Gorman and his special guest Charlie Brooker. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm RT DIRECT To order Dave Gorman Genius CD for £11.49 (RRP E15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8 per minute) or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout
Bonfire Night lacks some spark for Will. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Comedian Jim Davidson talks to
Mark Lawson. Producer Timothy Prosser
1/5. F Tennyson Jesse 's account, dramatised by Scott Cherry , of the life of Julia Almond , who went from young lady to convicted murderess in just three years.
Producer Clive Brill Repeated from 10.45am
A team of archaeologists come up with ground-breaking theories about why the Neolithic monument of Stonehenge is where it is and what it was used for. Francis Pryor investigates. Producer Sian Price
9/9. A guide to learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm
- Recordings by wildlife sound recordist
Chris Watson are intercut with a montage of voices as waves ebb and flow across the sand, chasing lugworms back into their burrows and causing sand hoppers to beat a hasty retreat. Producer Sarah Blunt Spoken word choices: page 139
Shortened repeat from 9am
With David Eades.
1/5. Boorish, bumptious, insufferably pious - more episodes from Augustus Carp, Esq - by Himself, the classic spoof memoir by Henry Howarth Bashford , read by Terry Wale. Abridged by David Jackson Young. Producer David Jackson Young
RT DIRECT: To order Augustus Carp, Esq - by Himself for Â£8.99 inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT, or visit [web address removed]
2/3. Penny Marshall asks the IT companies whether they are doing enough to keep
Children safe online. Producer Eve Streeter
Mark D'Arcy asks who makes our laws: Europe or Westminster?
1/5. By John O'Farrell. Repeated from 9.45am