With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
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 Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
3/5. Pooky Quesnel reads Lilian Pizzichini 's s biography of novelist Jean Rhys. Jean becomes a chorus girl in Edwardian London and learns some lessons about love the hard way. Abridged by Jeremy Osborne. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Drama by Judy Upton. Two friends attend auctions of unclaimed airport luggage hoping to find valuables to sell on the internet, involving themselves in the precarious business of other people's private lives.
Other parts played by Janice Acquah. Philip Fox. Paul Rider and Malcolm Tierney
Producer/Director Gemma Jenkins
2/3. Blackberry Day. Rosalind Ayres reads Malachi Whitaker 's humorous account of a woman in the Yorkshire Dales finding it hard to come to terms with her husband's retirement from the mill. Director Martin Jarvis
3/5. Spain. In 1992, Mark Shurey caught a TV broadcast of a flamenco guitarist from the Seville Expo. After that, Mark's life changed for ever and his days working for the NHS were numbered. For details see Monday
4/6. The heroes' quest for the Sword of Asnagar is interrupted when they take a diversion to rescue some sirens. Meanwhile, Lord Darkness's own pursuit of evil is also put on hold as he considers obtaining an heir for himself.
Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto 's Lower Earth comedy.
Producers Anil Gupta and Paul Schlesinger
3/10. Falco and Helena visit Marina to see if they can discover what happened on Festus's last night in Rome. The detective is left with no choice but to seek out his estranged father. By Lindsey Davis.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
3/4. The Law and Protest. Clive Anderson and the panel discuss the distinctions in law between citizens' rights to peaceful protest and police powers to prevent violence and disorder. The recent G20 demonstrations raised serious questions as to how acceptable it is for officers to tackle crowds using their powers under the Terrorism Act 2006, and whether the tactic of "kettling" is legal.
Producer Brian King Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
2/3. In the 1790 political pamphlet A Vindication of the Rights of Men,
Mary Wollstonecraft attacked aristocracy and the justification of a society founded on the passivity of women, while advocating republicanism. Richard Reeves , the director of independent think tank Demos, writes to the proto-feminist about how her ideas have advanced in the 250 years since her birth.
Producer Beaty Rubens Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm Repeated on Sunday at 5.45am
8/10. Too Far from Home. Niamh Cusack continues reading Colm Tóibín's novel. Eilis's new-found happiness in Brooklyn has been shattered by the news of her beloved sister's death back home in Ireland. Alone and bereaved, it appears Tony is the only one who can offer Eilis comfort. For details see Monday
1/6. Sitcom starring Reece Shearsmith and Mark Heap. Following the break-up of his marriage, Dave moves his possessions into
The Storage Garden, meeting security guard Ron and mysterious neighbour Geoff. By Tom Collinson and Barnaby Power.
Producer Ed Morrish
4/6. Geoff Peacock. Revered broadcaster Roydon Postlethwaite shines an exploratory beacon into the many lives and businesses of Britain's most amiable entrepreneur, uncovering tales of greed, revenge, conspiracy and plums. Written by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.
Producer Colin Anderson
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