with Fr Wilfrid McGreal.
with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Regional Variations (2)
Steve Jones examines the limitations of biology in understanding human affairs and argues that the history of race illustrates the way science can be used to support prejudice. Show more
with Libby Purves. Guest interview by Brian Hayes.
Producer Bridget Osbome
Regional Variations (2)
More than 120 million visitors go to the Alps each year to climb and ski and admire the scenery. David Bean traces the development of the area as a playground back to the Victorians who started it all. Readers: Renny Krupinski , Malcolm Raeburn , Ann Rye and Geoffrey Wheeler. Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Deep Sleep (2)
with John Howard.
The second of three plays based on Maeve Binchy's ironic view of London life.
Holland Park When two women come to dinner together in Holland Park, it means only one thing.
Dramatised by Kate Binchy Director Eoin O'Callaghan Stereo
with Nick Clarke.
Gladys Mitchell 's amateur sleuth, Mrs Lestrange Bradley, investigates the disappearance of Rupert Sethleigh and the discovery of a headless body in the village of Wandles Parva. The first of two parts.
Joan Lingard , who writes with gripping realism about nuclear power, Northern Ireland and Europe in the 1940s, talks to Michael Rosen.
Prod ucer Jill Burridge
Ashes of Empire A three-part series. 2: Coing lt Alone
High-definition TV - will it ever make it to the living room? Carol Vorderman loosens the nuts and bolts of today's technology. Producer Julian Brown
Brian Sibley reviews the week's releases, including The Addams Family starring Anjelica Huston ; talks to Hanif Kureishi about his new film London Kills Me, and considers how the city has been portrayed on celluloid. Producer John Goudie. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
Snowdrops by Leslie Norris.
A 6-year-old boy looks forward to his teacher showing him the first snowdrops. Little does he know how their fragility and strength are mirrored in her sadness.
Read by Gareth Armstrong. Producer Caroline Sarll
with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.
The second of eight political dramas by Christopher Lee. "I think you ought to know, Charles, that when we name names, there might be one that amuses you." "I'm not sure I'd find the name of a traitor amusing, Henry." "This one you might. You know him."
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo
The Archer clan is planning ahead for Christmas.
Four programmes in which Joanna Buchan presents compelling tales first heard on Friday Lives. 3: Watching the World Go By
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo
The Language of the Genes
Six talks by Dr Steve Jones, Reader in Genetics at University College, London, on the new biological insight into humanity.
5: Cousins under the Skin
People have always been grouped by culture, language and race. Does a study of genes confirm or refute this traditional classification?
In the first of two programmes,
Violet Godfrey remembers her childhood touring with her parents' portable theatre. (First broadcast on BBC Radio Newcastle)
Stereo (Revised repeat of 4. 05pm)
with Roger White. Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod.
Scenes from a Lakeland childhood (1896-1902), compiled by Phyllida Barstow.
The first of five episodes read by Sara Mair-Thomas and Cathryn Bradshaw. Abridged by Anthea Davies
Producer Sarah Kilgarriff
The last of five programmes narrated by Roshan Seth , exploring the experiences and memories of Indians who worked for the British.
The inheritors muse on the institutions and attitudes the British left behind.
Producer ZareerMasani 0CASSETTE: Plain Tales from the Raj, from retailers