With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Vishvapani.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Jerry Greenfield , the co-founder of the ice-cream brand Ben and Jerry's, is fostering youthful awareness of global warming. Tom Feilden asks him how a company that was bought out by Unilever can maintain the moral high ground on the environment. Producer Claire Burgoyne
Jazz composer and pianist Julian Joseph goes in search of black classical musicians from the past. It's a journey that takes him back 500 years and uncovers trumpet players on the Napoleonic battlefield and 19th-century violin prodigies who entertained royalty.
Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
A divorced woman begins to write to an African child she met on a trip to Zimbabwe. Soon. she is writing to several children and their grateful headmaster. In a series of letters, she finds more love and support from their friendship than she does from her own offspring. By Gillian Plowman. Harriet Walter stars as Nell Porter.
Producer Catherine Bailey ; Director Annie Castledine
Vanessa Collingridge and the team follow up more listeners' historical questions. Producer Nick Patrick
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3/6. More of the daily quixotic battles raged against the modern world by the one-time variety star (Steve Delaney ). Today we follow Arthur on his circuitous route to an after-dinner speaking engagement. Will he make it? Starring Steve Delaney , with Sue Perkins , Alastair Kerrand Dave Mounfield.
Producers Mark Radcliffe and John Leonard
1/2. A rare insight into the shadowy world of Britain's security services, forced into radical change after 9/11. BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera goes behind the scenes and looks at what MI5 actually does - and doesn't - do. What was its response to 9/11 and how has it adapted to the latest terrorist threat?
Producer Mark Savage Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
5/6. Asking the questions that are all about her is this week's guest host, "agony aunt" Claire Rayner. Answering them are comedians Will Smith, Sue Perkins ,
Lucy Porter and Robin Ince. Producer Aled Evans
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