With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News 6A5 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
The Riddle of the Sands. Melvyn Bragg and guests Rosemary Ashton, Tim Blanning and Richard Evans discuss the decline of Anglo-German relations after Waterloo, culminating in the outbreak of war in 1914.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
4/5. Normal life for the villagers ends by the last week of April 1349, when the bells of Walsham ring unceasingly for each new death from the plague. By John Hatcher. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant
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Marking the centenary of the birth of Bette Davis, Susan George tells the story of the icon's visits to Britain and the impact she had on British actors, directors and producers. She came here in the 70s to tour her one-woman show when, it is claimed, she searched for and found her relatives on a visit to Cardiff. Including extracts from her British interviews spanning 30 years. Radio features: pages 136-137
Nichola McAuliffe 's drama about Sir Bernard Spilsbury - the father of modern forensics and the most brilliant scientific detective of all time. Narrated by his widow Edith, the story focuses on Spilsbury as a young man and the case that made his name - the infamous trial of Dr Crippen in 1910. Producer/Director Sasha Yevtushenko
Lord Chief Justice:
New series 1/6. Around 150,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the UK. Speedy treatment means that more people are surviving, but often their recovery can be long. About a third of people return to near normality after about a month, but others never regain their previous abilities. Barbara Myers 's guest in the studio is Lalit Kalra , professor of stroke medicine at King's College Hospital, London, who takes your calls on the treatment and prevention of Strokes. Producer Paula McGrath PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm or email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
4/5. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
A cautionary tale of how one man's good intention to send birthday cheer to a colleague results in his becoming a worldwide laughing stock. Kate Pullinger 's story is read by Billy Boyd. For details see Monday
14/30. A Planet Called George - How William Herschel Doubled the Size of the Solar System. Heather Couper reveals how astronomer William Herschel discovered a new planet twice as distant as Saturn and four times larger than the Earth. For details see Monday
Author Susan Hill discusses her latest instalment in a sequence of crime novels featuring her detective Simon Serrailler -The Vows of Silence. Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
4/5. London 1958. Braithwaite is giving up hope of finding a family for abandoned
Roddy, but nonetheless finds humanity in the oddest corners of his work.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am
2/2. Tackling Teenage Knife Crime. Jenny Cuffe follows the parents of murdered
14-year-old Martin Dinnegan as they call upon senior politicians to act on youth on youth violence and knife crime in London. Producer Sally Chesworth
7/9. On the Rack. Some high-street retailers stand accused of selling goods made with child labour, or by exploited workers. So what are these companies, and their accusers, doing about it? Peter Day finds out.
Producer Caroline Bayley Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
Comedy by Graham Duff.
5/6. Nebulous and his team have to transport a dangerous criminal to Saturn. But why does this alien look and sound exactly like Nebulous's father?
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