With Evan Davis and Edward Stourton.
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 Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 L W only Yesterday In Parliament
2/5. The young Chagall, as a Hasidic Jew in the Russian Pale of Settlement, had no idea of what it meant to be an artist until he saw a drawing by his school friend. Captivated by it, he persuaded his mother to let him enrol in the only art school in town. By Jackie Wullschlager. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am
33/40. Wildlife experts, zoologists and conservationists report on the progress of animal journeys across the world. Presented by Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood.
Series editor Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
Not only did John Fowles set The French
Lieutenant's Woman in the Dorset town of Lyme Regis , he was also the curator of Lyme Regis museum. He pieced together Lyme's oral history in a series of interviews that have never before been broadcast. Chris Ledgard explores those tapes and discusses Fowles's link with Lyme Regis and history. Producer Chris Ledgard
2/3 Gypsy. Gypsy was inspired by the memoirs of the stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. The role of her mother was written for Ethel Merman and played on screen by Rosalind Russell. Paul Gambaccini unravels this controversial choice of casting with actress Angela Richards who played
Merman on stage and talks to Patti LuPone. star of the current Broadway production.
With contributions from Stephen Sondheim and Arthur LaurentS. Producer Adrian Edwards
5/5 After the death of his private secretary, the Prime Minister has called an election.
There are four weeks to go until the country votes, and the polls don't look promising. By Jonathan Myerson , with Antony Sher ,
Julian Rhind-Tutt and Sasha Behar.
Director Clive Brill Director
5/13 Vanessa Collingridge tries to get to the bottom of historical mysteries, looking at local legends and oddities. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: [number removed]
4/6. After four days of hard graft at Westminster, MP Duncan Stonebridge prepares to return to his constituency, where the real work begins. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis 's sitcom, starring James Fleet and Simon Greenall.
Other characters played by Beth Chalmers , Manjeet Mann and Dan Mersh Producer Dawn Ellis
2/5. Week Six: A Paintbrush Reporter
Working as a war correspondent, Barbara travels to Paris, paints in field hospitals and gets her first sight of pain and suffering close up. Dramatised by Hattie Naylor.
For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
5/9. Georgia's summer war effectively put East/West relations back in the freezer.
Reporting from the world's newest and most contested border, Tim Whewell gathers evidence of the conflict and assesses its impact on leaders in Washington, Moscow and Tbilisi. Producer Andy Denwood Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
Financial Times journalist Tim Harford explores the fast-emerging academic field of neuroeconomics. Proponents of the discipline argue that it has the potential to help analysts understand how people make their economic decisions. However, its critics suggest that it could provide the marketing industry with a dangerous tool for manipulating public interest to its own greedy ends.
Producer Jane Ashley Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm Radio features: pages 118-119
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