With the Rev Sister Una Kroll.
With Anna Ford and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Angela Tilby.
Harry Pearson reads the second of a five-part chronicle of his odyssey through the fairs of northern England. For details see yesterday
Talk to Robin Lustig and his guest on an issue of the moment.
Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am
The news of 50 years ago today.
Introduced by Wendy Austin. Does anorexia run in families or is it a psychological disorder? Margaret Collins reports on a new research project studying identical twins.
Short story: A Tower of Silence, by Nargis Walker. Read by Alison Reid , abridged by Doreen Estall.
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the GP's surgery to the research laboratory. Producer Lynne Malcolm
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm
With Lesley Riddoch.
Six programmes in which
Russell Davies explores words and the way we speak.
1: Writes of Spring. This week dating and mating - some words for a fertile season; the subjunctive celebrated (as it were); plus a chance to put the English language right in the People's Lexicon. Producer Simon Elmes
With Nick Clarke.
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
Repeated from Sunday 11.45am
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa , one of the best-loved singers of our time, talks about her life and her music to June Knox-
Mawer. In the second of four programmes, she recalls her move from the London Opera Centre, where she studied, to the Royal Opera
House and her glittering debut as the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro. Then there was the music of Richard Strauss , particularly the Four Last Songs.
Producer Derek Drescher Repeat
Jane Markham with guests and topical debate.
Paul Vaughan reads the new novel from Hanif Kureishi and hears a classic set of jazz recordings cleaned up through the use of new digital techniques.
Producer Adrian Washbourne
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
Jacko and Tiny work out a betting scam to alleviate their financial problems. Read by Mark Mulholland. Producer Roland Jaquarello Repeated next Sunday
With Kevin Boucquet and Charlie Lee-Potter .
By Simon Brett.
Starring Rosemary Leach as Anna, Nicola Pagett as Victoria, and Celia Imrie as Charlotte.
3: Faith, Hope and Very Little Charity Charlotte and Emily have found religion, and Victoria is losing her patience.
Producer Ann Jobson Repeat
Simon is put on the spot. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm
Sue MacGregor chairs a discussion examining issues arising out of the 1997 Reith Lectures. Panellists include Reith lecturer
Patricia J Williams , Professor Stuart Hall , Marek Kohn and Professor Roger Scruton. Producer Constance St Louis
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm
A four-part series in which Dr Gillian Rice explores human sexual behaviour in a totally new light.
1: Sperm Wars. This programme looks at sex itself and uncovers some startling theories. By studying the behaviour of animals from bluetits to gorillas, evolutionary biologists present a thought-provoking interpretation of our love life. But what can we really learn about being human from animal research?
Producer Mary Colwell Repeat
Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Eleanor Garland
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Revised repeat of 4.05pm
With Isabel Hilton.
Stephen Rea reads part seven of Seamus Deane 's story, the latest winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize, abridged in eight episodes by Pam Brighton.
The week's events in the media.
Repeated from Sunday 11.25am
An Explosion of Bowler Hats The first of a three-part series looks at the curious life of tall hedges, Armstrong Siddeleys and bridge parties as lived by the officer classes in Surrey in the decade after the war. Producer Alastair Wilson Repeat
By lain Banks, abridged in ten parts by Craig Warner.
7: Frank uses the wasp factory in the loft and the skull of Old Saul in the bunker to contact his insane brother.
Reader Joseph McFadden.