Dylan Winter examines the way the United States used grain as a lever during the Cold War. Producer Richard Sanders
With James Whitbourn and his guest. Producer Norman Winter
With Alex Brodie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
Producer Isobel Williams
Producer Dave Harvey
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Presented by Ned Sherrin. ProducerTorquil MacLeod
A Golden Age for the Arts?
Laura Cumming , the arts editor of the New Statesman, examines the impact of the National Lottery on the arts. Producer Dennis Sewell
BBC correspondents take a sideways look at their host countries. Producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald
Nicholas Parsons challenges guests Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Peter Jones and Derek Nimmo to talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Recorde' at the Edinburgh Festival Producer Ann Jobson
Repeated Monday 6.30pm
Janet Anderson MP, Menzies
Campbell MP, John Biffen MP and Mark Seddon tackle the issues raised in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday
Producers Nadine Grieve and Anne Peacock LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse faces a puzzling trip into the world of deaf people with the murder of an invigilator in a foreign examination syndicate.
with Stephen Critchlow, David Timson. John Hartley, Roger May , Lyndam Gregory , Alix Refaie , Denys Hawthorne , Geoffrey Whitehead , Jane Whittenshaw , Caroline Strong , Patience Tomlinson, Tracy Wiles , Zulema Dene. David Holt , Ahmed Mustapha and Alice Arnold
Dramatised by Guy Meredith Director Ned Chaillet
The last programme in the series finds Professor Christopher Andrew desperate to learn how Wylie Reeves is faring in his quest for his PhD. Producer Ian Bell
Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm
Peter Evans looks at what's on offer at the British Psychological Society's annual conference.
Producer Rami Tzabar. Repeated Tuesday at
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Denys Blakeway looks back at four pivotal events in the last 40 years. 1: The Beeching Report Repeated from Tuesday
Martin Wainwright celebrates the achievements of individuals who have been overlooked by history. 1: George F Train
Producer Alison Perks Revised repeat
Repeated from yesterday
Simon Parkes travels to Zagreb, which has lived on the edge of war since 1991. but where a defiant cafe culture still survives.
Producer Vibeke Venema Repeat
The Chocolate Kiddies
In May 1925, a troupe of black musicians, singers and dancers embarked on the SS Arabic from New York to Hamburg. This was the start of a great musical adventure, the repercussions of which would be felt throughout European music.
Tony Staveacre explores the archives for tracks of the "Chocolate Kiddies", and talks to two musicians who were there: Garvin Bushell and Doc Cheatham.
With Alyn Shipton and John Harle. Producer Tony Staveacre Repeated Friday 9.30pm
A look back at some of the events from 50 years ago this week. Producer Graham Hoyland
Series editor Gaynor Vaughan Jones
The first of a four-part series by Sally Worboyes. In 1959, in the hop fields of Kent, the Jacksons join other families from London's East End for what they discover will be the last season in which hops will be picked by hand. with Gerry Hinks , Melanie Revill ,
Alan Devereux , Patricia Gallimore , Richard Pearce , Sam Barriscale , Judy Bennett ,
Richard Allenson , Joyce Gibbs and Georgia Greeph. Director Philip Martin Repeat
Brian Kay compares four composers' views of Scotland.
Producer Peter Thresh
Martin Bell talks about matters of life and belief with Martin Wroe.
Frances McNeil 's play tells the story of Brian Epstein during the hectic, turbulent years of his relationship with the Beatles. with Kerry Shale, Alice Arnold , Chris Pavlo , Shirley Dixon , Elaine Pyke and Niven Boyd Director Andy Jordan Repeat
An after-hours selection of evocative and passionate writing about the popular music of this century, introduced by John Fordham.
1: Hooked. Tales of lifelong devotion and irrational obsession Producer John Goudie Repeat
The last of five surprisingly predictable jaunts by Peter Tinniswood. What a Screech with Christian Rodska , June Barrie and Liz Goulding. Producer Pete Atkin Repeat
Written and read by Fay Weldon. Repeated from New Year's Day