With Sue MacGregor, John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
By the Scottish National Party.
Peter Sissons puts listeners' questions to Labour's Margaret Beckett.
PHONE: [number removed] (local call rates apply). Lines open from 8.00am
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC1
Regional Variations (2)
The first of a six-part series. Novelist and critic Howard Jacobson entertains an audience at the Cheltenham Literary Festival with pieces of prose and poetry which have moved him to laughter and occasionally tears. With readers Andrew Sachs , Susie Brann and Bill Wallis. Producer Viv Beeby
The news of 50 years ago today.
Jenni Murray meets Pieke Biermann , Germany's best-selling crime writer and a former prostitute.
Serial: Miriam Margolyes reads the sixth episode of Henry James 's novel The Portrait of a Lady, abridged in 20 parts by Doreen Estall.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vincent Duggleby takes listeners' calls on an issue affecting personal finances. Producer Marcia Hughes
LINES OPEN from 10.00am
With Mark Whittaker.
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain. First Round - London and the Home
Counties. Chairman Robert Robinson.
Including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Producer Richard Edis
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm
With Nick Clarke.
Repeated from Friday
By Geoffrey Parkinson.
Jack Tupper has promised not to get drunk, beat up his girlfriend or steal fags from the corner shop when he gets out of prison. But Jack is a creature of impulse - especially when it comes to listening to a compelling and beautiful sermon. with Cornelius Garrett and Paul Webster Director Shaun MacLoughlin Repeat
With David Jessel. Frank Wilson meets Bill Dunne , who has spent a lifetime fixing electronic keyboards for the likes of John Lennon , the Rolling Stones and Oasis.
Editor Sharon Banoff
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Lynne Walker 's studio guest is English actress, singer and populariser of French cabaret, Jane Birkin. And Michael Billington reads reviews of his own production of Harold Pinter 's play The Lover. Producer Paul Quinn
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
By Doris Lessing. A laughing, teasing granddaughter and a dovecote full of strutting birds are an old man's only escape from his cold family home. Read by Jack Klaff.
Producer Debbie Waddell
With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.
By the Referendum Party.
With Simon Hoggart.
Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm
Nigel shares his fears. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm
Why are all the big supermarkets now experimenting with home delivery? Julia Eisner investigates. Repeated from Friday
Adapted by David Edgar from his stage play. After struggling for years with her own madness, a woman meets the psychiatrist RD Laing. with Elizabeth Rider , Nicholas Le Prevost , Claire Skinner , Laurel Lefkow ,
Andrew Branch , Stephen Critchlow , Tessa Worsley , Jonathan Keeble , David Collings , Ross Livingstone and Jane Whittenshaw
Director Hilary Norrish (Based on Mary Bames : Two Accounts of a Journey through Madness by Mary Barnes and Joseph Berke. ) Repeat
Caroline Sarll 's four-part celebration of our extremities. 2: Nose Secrets Producer Cathy Drysdale Repeat
Revised repeat from 4.05pm
With Robin Lustig.
John Rowe reads LP Hartley's story, abridged in ten parts. 6: Duplicity Repeat
In the last of the series,
Lionel Kelleway comes face to face with the manatees of Florida.
Producer Simon Roberts Repeat
The Wages of Sin. The third part of Christopher Lee 's story of two intelligence officers' investigation into the death of an elderly priest.
Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Cl Arthur Guscott , and Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil.
The late Father Dominic's mother was a Flynn, and so was Mrs Wedlock , but is that anything more than coincidence?
Producer Pete Atkin Repeat
Lang Yun reads a Chinese-American story about deception and survival. Written by Amy Tan.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon Repeat