The riots that followed the publication two years ago of a cartoon depicting the prophet Muhammad seemed to confirm the suspicion of some that Muslims don't have a sense of humour. But is this really true? Writer and broadcaster Sarfraz Manzoor talks to comics, comedy writers and scholars about what makes Muslims laugh.
5/6. 2001: a Space Idiocy. A case of mistaken identity sows confusion at a hospital-radio show engagement. Written and performed by Steve Delaney , Sue Perkins , Dave MounfieldandAlastairKerr
Producers John Leonard and Mark Radcliffe
Roger Bolton airs listeners comments.
Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday 8pm
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New series 1/6. Bitterr Chocolate Cake.
Every year Tess and Maggie meet up to do something they've never done together before. This year, it's baking. But when they come across a neighbour in distress, they make a cake with a difference. By Nicola Baldwin.
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David finds himself on familiar ground.
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5/5. Z learns that in the West. love does not mean the same as in China, and you can learn all the words in the English language and still not understand your man. By Xiaolu Guo. For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion in Bristol where the panellists include the shadow Transport Secretary Theresa Villiers and the Barbican's artistic director Graham Sheffield. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
2/2. The second part of the dramatisation of transcripts from the Saville Inquiry into the events of Bloody Sunday focuses on the testimony of the soldiers. Adapted by Richard Norton Taylor, who also wrote the introduction, read by Mark Penfold.
Producer Stephen Wright; Director Nicholas Kent
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5/10. By David Park. Fenton, who recruited Connor Walshe as an informer, is told that he's to be summoned before the Truth Commission where he must shield the man who ordered the boy's death, now a minister in the government. For details see Monday
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