With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
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 the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
New series 1/4. Confucian Ways
Jonathan Spence , Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, reflects on China's most enduring thinker.
Confucius, in a lecture given at the British Library in London. He assesses why
Confucian philosophy is being recycled by the Chinese Communist leadership today. Introduced by Sue Lawley .
Producer Jim Frank Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
An act of worship led by Bishop George Stack. Help Us to Help Each Other, Lord
(Dunfermline). Ruth 2, vv17-23. A Grateful
Heart (Plumstead). Great Is Thy Faithfulness (Faithfulness). Organist Nigel Spooner.
2/5. Katherine Ashenburg documents the history of personal hygiene. The major religions had vastly differing views on cleanliness, with some suggesting a dirty body meant a cleaner soul. Read by lamsin Greig. Abridged by Polly Coles. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
16/40. Wildlife experts, zoologists and conservationists provide first-hand reports on the progress of animal journeys across the world. Presented by Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood.
Series editor Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
Children's writer Allan Ahlberg , author of more than 150 titles, talks to Janet Ellis about his career and influences as he turns 70. The creator of classics such as Burglar Bill , Peepo! and The Jolly Postman. Ahlberg grew up in the Black Country, began writing in his 30s, and has sold in excess of 17 million books. Producer Geoff Bird Radio features: pages 128-129
2/3. TheDevils-DarkOrcles. Music journalist Pete Paphides continues his look at great lost albums. In 1978, Birmingham art school band Duran Duran was formed by Stephen "Tin Tin" Duffy and Nick Rhodes (pre-Simon Le Bon). Their material was only released in 2002 when Duffy and Rhodes decided to revisit their Warholian tribute to Birmingham. Producer Laura Parfitt Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm
By Lucy Caldwell. Five years after Amy disappears, her sister Eleanor is still wondering what might have become of her - and asking if her family can ever rebuild their lives.
Producer/Director Heather Larmour
Eleanor (aged 15):
Eleanor (aged 5):
Amy (aged 10):
Jake (aged 5):
Jake (aged 15):
Police officer/Directory enquiries:
10/13. Vanessa Collingridge and the team discuss listeners' historical questions. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: [address removed]. Phone: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute)
2/5. Parker Adderson , Philosopher. By Ambrose Bierce. An encounter between a Confederate General and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War. Read by Stacy Keach. For details see yesterday
7/30. Wheels within Wheels.
Heather Couper reflects on the work of astronomer Ptolemy, who compiled a 13-volume list of more than 1,000 stars and 48 constellations around the year AD 150. For details see yesterday
4/5. The Redcap. Clare has a new student social worker with an army background.
Sitcom by Harry Venning and David Ramsden.
Producer Katie Tyrrell
3/9. Fran Abrams investigates the financial war against terrorism, as money laundering experts prepare to gather in London following a recent High Court ruling that the Government's powers to freeze suspects' assets are unlawful.
Producer Rob Cave Repeated on Saturday at 5pm
The Parliamentary Intelligencer, May 1660 The newspaper provides a vivid account of the day Charles II travelled back to London to reclaim the throne after the Civil War. With Peter Snow. Producer Andrew Green
4/4. The Pressures of Modern Life. Comedy show for the woman who gets just what she deserves. By Katy Brand and Katherine Parkinson. With Margaret Cabourn-Smith , Zoe Gardner and Gareth Tunley. Producer Liz Webb
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