With Evan Davis and John Humphrys.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
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In her series looking at the psychology of team dynamics, Claudia Hammond hears from members of a small research group in the Antarctic, isolated during the permanently dark winter months, who use initiation ceremonies and celebrate Midwinter s Day to help bonding. Producer Michelle Martin
The Making of Mr Hai 's Daughter
2/5. By Yasmin Hai. It's the early 1970s, and over the past decade Mr Hai has a good job, a wife and family. So now it's time to move from Holloway to a house in Wembley and embark on his mission to make his children English in every sense of the world. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
Ben Schott investigates the world or the literary footnote. Terry Pratchett and Lynne Truss are among those wno highlight the delights and delicacies of information lurking at the bottom of the page. Producer Nicola Barranger
Jeremy Summerly takes a look at the tradition of boy choristers, who have sung the daily liturgy in cathedrals and collegiate churches for 1,400 years.
Producer Cath McGhee Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
New series Vanessa Collingridge returns with the series driven by listeners' questions about our history. Today, writer Alison Weir offers guidance on the character of John Tiptoft - Renaissance man or15th-century murderer? producer Nick Patrick
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New series 1/8. Michael Rosen starts the new series on words, language and the way people speak with an examination of bad language. He asks what makes a word unacceptable in polite society. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
New series 1/9. Peter Cushing. Actor and writer Mark Gatiss champions the life and work of one of his heroes of horror. Peter Cushing found fame with the Hammer films of the 70s, but his career stretched over 40 years, from Laurel and Hardy's stooge, to Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars. Presented by Matthew Parris. Producer John Byrne Repeated on Friday at 11pm
2/6. Ruth and Reconciliation. There could be romance in the air for Ed when he offends the daughter of a fellow writer. Comedy written by Chris Douglas with Andrew Nickolds.
Producer Dawn Ellis
With its 75th anniversary looming, Emily Maitlis reports on that obscure branch of the Foreign Office, the British Council, which claims its job is to promote British values abroad.
Producer Kate Bland Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
New series 1/8. Dr Mark Porter looks at a few of the more common problems with the thyroid glands and the effect they can have on the body's energy and hormone levels. Producer Deborah Cohen Rptd tomorrow at 4.30pm
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