With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
The Boxer Rebellion. Melvyn Bragg discusses the moment when the Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists purged China of foreign influences in the summer of 1900. With guests Rana Mitter and France Wood.
Producer James Cook Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
New series 1/7. Israel's Goodness Gracious
Me. Mukul Devichand meets the creators and cast of the Israeli TV comedy Arab Labour, which sees the humorous side of Arab lives in the Jewish state. He looks at the dark humour and moral dilemmas of a minority population caught between feelings of Palestinian brotherhood and a determination to remain Israeli citizens. Producer Ian O'Reilly
2/4. Author Joanne Harris shares her love of great writing, ranging from Nigel Molesworth to science fiction and a radio version of a Neil Gaiman graphic novel. With readers Amanda Root and Jon Strickland. Producer Mark Smalley
1979 was an historic year -
Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first woman prime minister - and the battle to open me UK's first naturist beach began. In Frank Rickarby 's fact-based play, local councillor, grandmother and seafront landlady Eileen Jakes fights to win the right to bare her naked body on the pebbles of Brighton beach.
Director/Producer Tracey Neale
Chairman of council:
3/3. No Refund for Clouds. Hilary Lloyd remembers life on a smallholding in the Welsh Marches. Read by Eiry Thomas. The last of three readings in which women writers describe their personal connections with the Welsh landscape. For details see Tuesday
Medical isotopes are a staple of modern medicine, allowing doctors to track down damaged tissue and diseased organs. But these radioactive tracers are in danger of vanishing from the medical shelves, because the ageing nuclear reactors they're made in keep breaking down. Quentin Cooper talks to one of the leading suppliers of medical isotopes to hear about the need for these chemicals, and what can be done to ensure their availability.
5/6. Hell is not what it was since the baby turned up. Satan has become a one-man adoption agency and his chief demon is reading Penelope Leach. Comedy written by and starring Andy Hamilton.
Other roles played by Mike Fenton Stevens, Philip Pope and Felicity Montagu
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer
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4/5. By Sian Evans. Jon's wife Anna gives him an ultimatum. Drama about a man who is forced to re-examine his relationship with everything after he sees an extraordinary sight from a pub car.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Die Zeit's UK correspondent John F. Jungclaussen sets out to discover why so many Germans are in thrall of everything British. He visits Hamburg to experience British Day, where locals create their very own Last Night of the Proms, and in the Ruhr valley he finds a German rock band in full Highland dress who play only Celtic music.
5/6. The Financial Tsunami. Global leaders will meet in London in an attempt to clear up the West's economic mess. But where does the global banking meltdown leave developing countries? Ngaire Woods considers how the financial crisis is affecting the world's most vulnerable people.
Producer Chris Bowlby Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
2/4. The deep ocean is the most unexplored part of the planet, and makes up more than 50 per cent of the Earth's surface. Gabrielle Walker talks to the modern-day explorers who have made discoveries that the most imaginative science-fiction writer would have trouble dreaming up. Producer Alexandra Feachem
9/10. The departure of Jake and his canal boat has an unexpected outcome for Fanny, who cannot rid herself of her sense of danger and fear, and is disturbed by the consequences. By Nina Bawden , read by Hannah Gordon. For details see Monday
1/6. Broadcaster and journalist Janet Street-Porter is this week's guest host for the comedy panel show that is all about her. Facing up to the quiz about her career, whims and interests are Sue Perkins, Lucy Porter, Nick Doody and Will Smith.
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