With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
Podcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today
Andrew Marr 's guests include the art critic
Matthew Collings and the tenor Ian Bostridge. Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Podcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/starttheweek.shtml
1/5. In 1612 Shakespeare gave evidence in a case concerning an unpaid marriage dowry, the only time his spoken words were recorded. Charles Nicholl 's part biography, part detective story is read by Imogen Stubbs. Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order The Lodger for £18.50 (RRP E20.00) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
3/3. Most of us hope for a painless death, at home, surrounded by loved ones. But the majority of old people die in appalling conditions in a general hospital or nursing home. Despite the advances in palliative care, too many dying people face the end without pain control and other medication. Dr Michael O'Donnell investigates why. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
1/5 No Trumpets Needed.
Michael Morpurgo reads his story, inspired by William Blake 's The Garden of Love, about the relationship between a cameraman filming on the West Bank and a shepherd boy. So begins a week-long series marking the 250th anniversary of William Blake 's birth, in which each tale is inspired by a quotation from Blake. Producer Lu Kemp
Spoken word choices: page 139
1/5 Brave Beginnings. Dylan Winter looks at the brave recipients of the PDSA Dickin
Medal - the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - the first award going to some plucky carrier pigeons. Producer Sheena Duncan
6/20. Dombey is in deep mourning for his son. By Charles Dickens, adapted by Mike Walker.
Additional characters played by Alex Lanipekun and Simon Treves
Producers/Directors Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer
Mrs Brown I:
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3/10. Germany. Eastern Germany is experiencing an alarming resurgence of far-right politics. Rosie Goldsmith hears from young neo-Nazis about what attracts them to the ideology and learns what others are doing to resist the rise of the right. Rptd from Thursday
2/2. Despite a 25-year ban on commercial whaling, Japan still hunts thousands of whales each year, supposedly in the name of science, though environmentalists believe otherwise. Roz Kidman-Cox finds out the truth. Producer Grant Sonnex
1/10. The Kellaway family have arrived from Dorset to make a new life in Lambeth and find themselves living next door to the poet William Blake. Tracy Chevalier 's new novel is read by Jenny Coverack and abridged by Jane Greenwood. Producer VivBeeby
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