with Sylvia Qureshi Stereo
Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
John Waite investigates.
King or Country
Edgar Wilson questions the role of the British monarchy in the constitution. He argues that the monarchy is sustained by common myths: myths that are easily exposed.
Producer Anna Parkinson (R)
Introduced to Australia in the 1920s, the cane toad became an unwelcome guest, but new research shows that they can live happily alongside other Australian amphibians. Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven
Reflecting on the concerns of the day. Stereo
Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)
In the last of five conversations,
Jenny Cuffe talks to
Sugra Visram , Uganda's first woman MP. Exiled by Idi Amin , she still goes on fighting for the women of her country. Producer Joy Hatwood. Stereo
Dr Helen Wood , who lives on the banks of Loch Ness, on the merits of distance-learning for people in remote areas of Britain.
Producer Michael Shaw
Presented by John Howard
Simon Brett looks back to find out how other diarists have spent their November 7ths. Stereo
Presented by James Naughtie
Does a boarding-school education produce the man who can keep his head when all around are losing theirs and blaming it on him? Or is it just a humiliating and unforgettable exile complete with cruel jokes and barbaric initiation rituals? Old boys have been pouring out their hearts to Libby Spurrier. Serial: Of Such Small Differences (8)
Regional Variations (2)
and other business from Parliament.
Sir Peter Ustinov once said: 'I act for my living; I write because I must.'
On the publication of his novel The Old Man and Mr Smith , he is in conversation with Nigel Forde to discuss his personal views on religion and faith, the authors he admires and his passion for writing. Producer Vivien Devlin
Paul Allen at the Royal Shakespeare Company for The Seagull and Richard //, and in Manchester for the new play Donny Boy by prize-winning playwright Robin Glendinning. Producer Mike Greenwood
Presented by Wendy Austin and Niall Dickson
and Financial Report
The fifth of a six-part comedy by Sue Limb set during the English Civil War.
Cliff Morgan presents the first of four programmes from
Somerset. He begins his travels on the River Parrett in Sedgemoor - an area known as the Wetlands.
Producer Anthony Smith Stereo (R)
Standing Room Only A year after the Wall came down, David Walker asks if the Community should erect new barriers to contain the massive wave of migration sweeping over Europe.
Producer Frank Smith
Ten years ago facilities on the Isle of Skye for disabled people were practically non-existent. Many advances have been made since then, though employment opportunities and attitudes towards disabled people appear to lag behind progress in other parts of the UK. Kati Whitaker reports.
0 WRITE to: 'Does He Take Sugar?' Broadcasting House, BBC, London W1A 1AA
with Sam Jaffa , stereo
with Richard Kershaw Stereo
Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns. Part 4.
The last of a six-part adaptation of Nicolas Freeling's novel.
6. Tipping the Black Spot
Castang is a reluctant bystander as the police net closes around Robert MacLeod and Ada Sergent.
Adapted by Michael Bakewell
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
James Naughtie brings you the results of today's by-elections in Bradford North and Bootle. BBC correspondents report from the constituencies; David Butler analyses the voting figures, and leading politicians consider the implications of the day's voting. Producer Margaret Hill