With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. Changing Gardens. Ten years of drought, the hottest summer on record and freak floods. Caroline Holmes asks how Australian gardeners are coping with the realities of climate Change. Producer Mukti Jain Campion
2/3. Religion and Morality. David Frost recalls some of the memorable interviews of his career, including the evangelist Billy Graham. His studio guests include Max Hastings and Joan Bakewell. Producer Paul Bajora
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams , describes how being deaf in one ear affects his life. With John Waite and Peter White.
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When Gershwin used car horns in his An American in Paris, he was joining an illustrious group of composers who used unusual objects in their works.
Rainer Hersch explores such odd instruments as cannon, anvils and typewriters with the help of leading percussion players Mick Doran and Neil Percy.
2/2. Perfect Day. Romantic drama by Hattie Naylor. Adam signs up to a company offering to arrange evenings out. holidays and small life experiences. As his taste for perfection grows, he pays the company to locate his perfect life-partner.
Director Mary Ward-Lowery
Vanessa Collingridge and the team discuss listeners' historical queries. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: Making History, [address removed] or 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, on sale now £3.60
2/5. Andy McNab - Kinetic. Andy McNab 's autobiographical story describes a personal journey from a turbulent childhood to the Army and, ultimately, into battle, where anger was no longer a useful weapon for survival. For details see yesterday
2/5. WorldSong. Joan Armatrading attends a rehearsal of WorldSong, a mixed-voice choir in Coventry for anyone who can sing that specialises in unaccompanied songs from across the globe. She also talks to the scientist who can prove that singing is beneficial to one's health.
Producer Emily Palmer For details see yesterday
8/9. Arabella Weir nominates Joyce Grenfell for great-life status, discovering that she shares many similarities with Grenfell, whose comic monologues she listened to and loved as a child. Grenfell's biographer and family friend, Janie Hampton , is there to supply the inside information. Presented by Matthew Parris. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Friday at 11pm
2/5. Brenda's Birthday. Clare is coerced into helping Megan organise her one-year-old daughter's birthday party. Comedy by Harry Venning and David Ramsden.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
2/5. By Alison Joseph. Sister Agnes finds she has a lot in common with Catherine and sets out to prove that the mousy librarian is incapable of murder.
For cast and details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am
New series 1/9. The rises in the price of food, oil and metals are being blamed on growing demand from China and India. But Michael Robinson wonders if commodity prices are actually being inflated by a speculative bubble. He investigates this new threat to the world's weakened financial system. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane Rptd on Sunday at 5pm
2/4. The Power of Women. 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 Armitaqe
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