With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
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 Oliver McTernan.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
3/3. Bettany Hughes concludes her series in which she uses the latest archaeological evidence to rediscover the Byzantium empire and the people who ran it. For nearly
1.000 years the empire made war and peace with the Muslim countries to its southern and eastern borders. It is the legacy of a religious faultline that is still with us today. Producer Philip Sellars
5/10. The Anniversary. It's the fifth anniversary of the Middle Street Massacre. While Steine ponders how to celebrate, Mrs Groyne's deranged nephew, Brian the Brain, breaks out of Broadmoor with revenge on his lips. Lynne Truss's cop comedy set in 1950s Brighton.
Producer/Director Karen Rose
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Brian the Brain:
Steve Hewlett presents the topical programme about media in all its forms - print, television, radio, online and telecommunications. Key players from within the industry help to shed light on the issues of the day, including those making the decisions. Producer Sally Spurring
Ruth, a social worker, is called in to assess Old Irene 's mental health. As she gets to know her, she is drawn into a strange and magical tale that will change her life for ever. Written and directed by Anita Sullivan.
Producer Karen Rose
Anne Swithinbank , Chris Beardshaw and Tracy Wilson are guests of Penwith Organic Gardeners and Growers in St Ives. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm
28/30. "Paddies", Papists and Demon Drink. The arrival of Irish immigrants and their initial reception, which was not always welcoming. A history of America, written and presented by David Reynolds. For details see Monday
5/6. The village pub employs two mysterious barmaids as Anne and Charlotte plot to ensnare Sam Tree. Meanwhile, De Warenne explores his feminine side and Duncan gets in touch with his masculine one. Sitcom of days of yore by Kim Fuller with Matt Kirshen and Nick Doody.
Producer David Tyler
3/5. More book ideas from Miles Kington (Michael Palin ) submitted to his agent Gill (Anna Massey ): Cancer - the infrequently asked questions; Cancer and astrology; and how to break the news to Berry, his dog. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Composer James MacMillan delivers the Sandford St Martin Lecture in which he talks about religion's important place in public life, particularly in its ability to inspire people through classical music. The debate is chaired by Joan Bakewell.
Producer Christine Morgan Rptd on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/2. Michael Dobbs looks at the school days of leading prime ministers, discovering how far Winston Churchill 's prep school and its headmaster did - and didn't - foresee the future politician in the boy from Blenheim Palace. Producer Simon Coates Rptd on Saturday at 5.45am
13/15. Despite his efforts to forget
Mme Arnoux , Frederic only has to set eyes on her again to fall back in love with her. Meanwhile, Rosanette has some dramatic news for the young lover. By Gustave Flaubert. For details see Monday
Tina visits her spiritual home - Tamworth - which hosts the biggest country music festival outside Nashville. Satirical spoof written and performed by Christopher Green, with additional voices by Julia Morris.
3/4. The urbanised pest controllers tackle a troublesome and delusional pigeon. Comedy about brothers Tony and Steve Angel , who run a pest-control business in north London, starring Dan Antopolski and Karl Theobald. Written by Martin Shea , James O'Neill and Eamonn O'Neill. Producer GusBeattie
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