With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Rabbi Laura Janner-Kiausner .
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. The star interview becomes a regular feature and offers Clive revealing insights into the lives of Katharine Hepburn , Roman Polanski and Luciano Pavarotti. By Clive James. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Does a picture made from words count as literature or art? Bidisha considers text as art with Keith Tyson , Fiona Banner , Ed Ruscha and John Baldessari , and talks to gallery visitors reading Richard Long 's words on tne walls, and asks how this is different from a book by Dal i. Producer Robyn Read
8/9. Guilt-Free Flying. Tom Heap is joined by Iron Maiden singer and professional pilot Bruce Dickinson to investigate whether new technology could make flying more eco-friendly. Repeated from Monday at 9pm
Matthew Broughton 's thriller about image and power. A man is plucked from the factory floor and groomed by the State as a body-double.
Additonal roles played by Melissa Advani , Rhys Jennings.
Kate Layden , Tessa Nicholson. Emerald O'Hanrahan and Piers Wehner Producer/Director Faith Collingwood
19/30. Widows. In the 18th century, widows had enormous status and power. For some women the death of their spouse was a merciful release from either abusive or stifling marriages. Amanda Vickery explores the story of the richest widow in England, Elizabeth Montagu , and how she spent her late husband's coal fortune. For details see Monday
Ten leading novelists nominate books they think have been unfairly neglected. This week, William Boyd , Ruth Rendell , Colm Toibin , Hari Kunzru and Susan Hill unveil their choices. Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm
Quentin Cooper looks ahead to the launch of Nasa's Ares 1 rocket, the test flight of the vehicle planned to replace the Shuttle in the next decade, and the first step in the Constellation programme for human space exploration.
4/4. Coach Trip. After a coach trip to Bridlington goes terribly wrong, Arthur decides the only way out of a sticky situation is to go native. Comedy starring
Steve Delaney with Mel Giedroyc , Alastair Kerr and David Mounfield.
Producers John Leonard and Mark Radcliffe
5/9. Evan Davis talks to entrepreneurs and company bosses about workplace issues that matter, from the boardroom to the shop floor.
Producer Neil Koenig Repeated on Saturday at 5.30pm Televised on the BBC News Channel on Saturday at 9.30pm
8/13. Geoff Watts looks at the past, present, and future of the relationship between humans and robots. He meets robotics expert Noel Sharkey to discuss the essential differences, and considers the ethical implications of robots taking on tasks such as child care, befriending the elderly and managing weapons systems. Producer Martin Redfern
2/6. The Angel of Death. Things get a little fishy for Mike and a rather attractive rival at the annual fish show, whilst Dave and Alan encounter spooky goings on back at base. Comedy by Ian Kershaw , following the lives and loves of the employees and passengers of a Manchester taxi company.
Producer Paul Hardy
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