With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
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 the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
4/5. By Karl Sabbagh. Who really invented the wheel, why one particular flower exudes the smell of nicotine, what makes the sound of a whip crack and why a man's best friend will sense unfairness. For details see Mon Rptd at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Hair of the Dog is available for £11.69 (RRP E12.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
3/9. Pakistan Drugs. Former heroin addict-turned-drugs counsellor Urfan Azad returns to the remote mountain hide-out in Pakistan where he received drugs rehabilitation from former Mujahidin fighters, and finds out whether the secret of its success could help him meet the challenges of his job in Britain.
Producer Julia Rooke Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm
Celebrating 50 years of Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Paul Merton explores the origins of the famous venue and examines its impact on the world of music. Recorded on location at the club, the programme features interviews with leading jazz artists Salena Jones, Ian Shaw, Jay Phelps and James Pearson and features music and archive from personalities associated with the venue.
(Rptd on Sunday at 1.30pm)
5/7. Are you worried about the future of criticism? You should be. When newspaper editors are forced to make cutbacks, it's critics who are first in the firing line. But do we really need critics or even criticism? Critic and journalist Toby Young is joined by bookaholic blogger Lynne Hatwell and occupational psychologist Clive Fietcher to write about and discuss criticism and the critics. Presented by Dominic Arkwright. Producer Beatrice Fenton
important elections are on the horizon in the Eastern European state of Khovakhia when up-and-coming stand-up comedian Katya Kalugin is befriended by US comedy legend Doug Stokowski. Neil Brand 's comedy stars Laura Solon.
Producer David Hunter
6/6. Chapter the Sixth: Lives Lost, Ruined, Wrecked and Redeemed
In the final chapter of this volume Pip and Ripely find themselves facing a vast evil undead army. England has only one hope, that Miss Sweetly Delightful can melt Mr Benevolent 's cruel, undead heart. Mark Evans 's Victorian comedy.
Producer Gareth Edwards
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Young Pip Bin:
Miss Sweetly Delightful:
The Duke of Chelsea:
2/9. Small Wonder. Microloans have brought credit to millions of poor people shunned by the conventional banking system. But now commercial financial institutions are jumping on the microlending bandwagon. Peter Day wonders whether a bubble is about to burst.
Producer Caroline Bayley Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
At the beginning of 2008, Dominic Prince was 47 years old, weighed 16 and half stones and was in the throes of a mid-life crisis. He decided to try to fulfil his childhood desire to become a jockey and ride competitively. The programme follows him as he tries to lose a quarter of his body weight and learn the skills of a professional horseman. Producer Ian Bent
4/70. Romance, of a sort, is in the air in this shabby corner of Clerkenwell. But
Henry Earlforward believes practicalities must take precedence. Robert Powell reads Arnold Bennett 's Story. For details see Monday
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