With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
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 John Bell.
8.31 LWoniy Yesterday in Parliament
5/7. John Humphrys talks to Ashley Waters who, as a member of the band So Solid Crew, was sent to prison for 18 months for possession of a firearm, but has now turned his life around, forging a career as an actor. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at 9.30pm
3/5. Save the Soil, Save the Planet. Australia has some of the oldest and most degraded soils on the planet. Now farmers and soil scientists are looking at how those soils might be put to good use to slow down global warming, as Caroline Holmes discovers. Producer Mukti Jain Campion
Led by Fr Philip Sumner. Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire (Veni, Creator Spiritus).
1 Corinthians 2, w6-13. Spirit of Holiness (Blow the Wind Southerly, arr Leddington Wright ). Holy Spirit, Come, Confirm Us All (All for Jesus).
The world of the blues dance or Jamaican private club is a vital chapter in the history of black Britain. Don Letts presents its story with contributors including Linton Kwesi Johnson , Daddy G and Lenny Henry , and reveals the cultural impact of this distinctly Caribbean phenomenon.
Producers Sue Clarke and Kate Bland Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
When a mutual friend dies, Clare, Heather and Kat throw caution to the winds and pursue what they really want in their middle age, as opposed to what they think they should want. A funny, touching play about what it's like to survive the menopause. By
Rony Robinson , with poems by Sally Goldsmith.
Producer Polly Thomas
History up close and personal.
Vanessa Collingridge presents the programme driven by listeners' questions about our rich and intriguing past. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS: Making History, [address removed] email: [address removed] Phone: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Vanessa Collingridge writes about Making History in the May issue of BBC History Magazine, £3.60
2/5. Since she emigrated to Britain,
Alejandra has written these letters home to Mexico. Initially they are filled with regret, but increasingly she grows to love her new home and the opportunities for personal growth it has afforded her. For details see yesterday
7/9. Nicholas Parsons nominates the painter and poet Edward Lear for great-life status, now best remembered for The Owl and the Pussycat and other nonsense verse for children. Matthew Parris plays host.
Producer Christine Hall Repeated on Friday at 11pm
1/6. Clare Barker, the social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions, goes house-hunting with Brian. The Sony Award-winning comedy by Harry Venning and David Ramsden.
Ray Richard Lumsden Producer Katie Tyrrell
Marsden Heights Community College in Pendle, Lancashire, opened in 2006 as part of a radical reorganisation of local schools designed to improve performance and help integrate white and Asian populations.
Gerry Northam asks how close the college is to achieving its goals, two years on. Producer Sally Chesworth
New series 1/4.Marriage and Babies
A comedy magazine show for the woman who gets just what she deserves.... and more. Written by and starring Katy Brand and Katherine Parkinson , with Margaret Cabourn-Smith , Zoe Gardner and Gareth Tunley. Producer Lucy Armitage
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