New series 1/9. Eddie Mair presents PM's sister programme, the content of which is dictated by listeners through its website and email. Editor Rupert Allman www.bbc.co.uk/bloos/ipm; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the first programme of his second series on Oscar-winning films and what they can tell us of the culture and times that gave birth to them, Paul Gambaccini explores the potboiler novel that spawned not only one of the most violent movies about the Mafia ever made, but also led to an even more successful sequel. Producer Paul Kobrak
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant
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Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair for the topical debate that comes from Sutton
Coldfield, West Midlands. The panellists are the former Home Secretary David Blunkett , the shadow Minister for Community
Cohesion Sayeeda Warsi, chairwoman of UK Sport Sue Campbell, and the associate editor of The Daily Telegraph Simon Heffer. Repeated from yesterday
Set in an obscure corner of the Kremlin in 1948 David Pownall 's comedy supposes that Stalin and his sidekick Zhdanov arranged to give Prokofiev and Shostakovich, the two greatest Russian composers alive at the time, a music lesson. The play charts, in real time, the progress of the evening as the four men drink vodka, play the piano and exert their status, politically, culturally and physically.
Producer Jessica Dromgoole
Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
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New series 1/9. Three top executives join Evan Davis to talk about their own companies and the larger economy, current events and long-term financial plans.
Essential listening in this time of recession. Producer Neil Koenig Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Amanda Vickery, Danny Robins and Michael Goldfarb join Tom Sutcliffe to review the cultural highlights of the week, including the release of Revolutionary Road, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio.
At his death in December 2008,
Harold Pinter was celebrated as a playwright for the stage, but in this programme, his friend Ian Smith rediscovers the vital roles radio and television played in Pinter's early success. By leafing through written and sound archives, he examines how Pinter's plays for these media won audiences for his theatre work. With Peter Hall , Michael Bakewell , Benedict Nightingale and Michael Rosen , among many others.
Producer Phil Tinline at 3pm
2/2. On a whim. an American tycoon buys a top European hotel and is thrown into a world of intrigue, espionage and murder. Arnold Bennett 's romantic thriller, dramatised by Chris Harrald , concludes.
Producer Steven Canny Repeated from Sunday
4/4. Banks and the Law. Clive Anderson invites a panel of judges, lawyers, government ministers and other experts to analyse and debate whether the public interest is sufficiently protected by the current laws and regulations controlling the behaviour of banks and other financial institutions. Are new, tougher laws needed in the current economic Climate? Repeated from Wednesday
3/9. To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robbie Burns , Roger McGough presents a selection of some of his greatest verse, read by John Mackay. Lia Williams reads listeners' requests for other poetry. Repeated from Sunday
5/5. A Brisk Hike up the Trossachs. By
Ian Macpherson. The author reads the final short story from his collection. Florette worries about meeting Mother, who has issues with Irish people. Producer David Jackson Young
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