The doyenne of character actresses, Miriam Margolyes is the first celebrity of this series to be cast adrift on the desert island. She talks to Kirsty Young about her life and career, and about her music choices. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am
5/5. The American publicity tour for Educating Rita in 1983 offered some bizarre glimpses of life as a Hollywood star. But more down-to-earth experiences are in store for Julie Walters when she finally meets the love of her life. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
British soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their partners and children, describe in their own words their experience of taking part in a new Army-backed initiative called Storybook Soldiers in which soldiers record bedtime stories for their children back home. Producer Emma Wallace
3/4. Stirring Times with Comrade
Waller Psmith and Mike discover the secret passion of the kindly head of Cash. Written by PG
Wodehouse and dramatised by Marcy Kahan.
Producer Abigail le Fleming
3/11. Listeners'views on BBC radio programmes. Presented by Roger Bolton.
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A scientific comedy by Paul Viragh. Professor Michael Hart is a leading figure in genetic and biological research, and in the running for a plum government job. But he has an "unethical" rival, an ailing marriage, a lack of self-esteem and an ungrammatical self-help CD.
Director David Hunter
1/5. Walking for Spiritual Renewal - Satish Kumar. In the 1960s, Satish Kumar walked 8,000 miles from India to America to protest against nuclear arms. As he walks along the north Devon coast with Clare Balding, he recalls his astonishing trek.
5/5. My Dad. A small boy who dreams of monsters awakes to find two hulking men in his room. is it a dream or are these monsters real? Befuddled and scared, the boy attempts to make sense of the confusion around his bed. Caspar Walsh 's story concludes the series of prison writings.
Read by Robert Madge. For details see Monday
2/9. Sandi Toksvig hosts the veteran comedy panel game, guaranteed to make mincemeat out of the news. Guests are Andy Hamilton , Hugo Rifkind and Jeremy Hardy. Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm RT DIRECT: To order The News Quiz: Read All about It (released 9 Oct) for E9.09 (RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call
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Peggy faces some tough opposition.
Writer Nawal Gadalla ; Director Jenny Stephens Editor Vanessa Whitburn
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Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair for the topical debate in Birmingham where the panel includes the playwright David Edgar , shadow cabinet member Alan Duncan MP, and Liberal Democrat spokeswoman Julia Goldsworth MP. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
3/6. Independence and Republicanism
America wins independence from Britain and George Washington is inaugurated as the country's first president in 1789. Another chance to hear this week's episodes of David Reynolds 's history of the United States.
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