From Edinburgh with Liz Barr.
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
Written by Bill Bryson. Abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale. 1: Dover to London
Producer Paul Kent Repeat
Talk to Robin Lustig and guests on an issue of the moment.
Producer Bruce Whitney-Low LINES OPEN from 8.00am
Regional Variations (2)
Jerusalem the Golden (Ewing); Luke
19, W41-44; Psalm 61 (Walker); God Has Chosen Me (Farrell). Director of music Christopher Walker.
The news of exactly 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler . India and Pakistan head towards independence, Mahatma Gandhi holds a prayer meeting in Calcutta, and police hunt the Mad Parson in Falmouth.
Introduced by Wendy Austin. Serial: Ice-Candy-Man. Part 2. For details see yesterday
Would you trust a mechanical arm with a scalpel? Geoff Watts investigates robots in the operating theatre.
Producer Juiia Durbin. Rptd Sunday 10.15pm E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
With Clare Catford.
Peter Hobday chairs the panel game which explores the origins of words. with guests David Aaronovitch , Fi Glover , Jeremy Nicholas and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Mark Tonderai
With Nick Clarke.
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
Pudd'nhead Wilson. Published in 1894, Mark Twain 's story of identical twins exchanged in the cradle and later accused of murder was right up to date in its use of science. Geneticist
Steve Jones asks why Twain was so fascinated with questions of inheritance and examines how relevant those questions remain today. Producer Erika Wright
Rodney Milnes talks to six opera singers about their favourite roles.
5: Tenor Philip Langridge talks about singing the title role in Benjamin Britten 's Peter Grimes.
Producer Piers Burton-Page
Introduced by Daire Brehan.
Editors Nadine Grieve and Keith Jones
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Paul Vaughan reviews a successful series of easy listening music releases, and Paul Allen talks to Twyla Tharp at the Edinburgh Festival.
Producer John Goudie. Rvsd repeat at 9.30pm
By Ramlal, read by Shaheen Khan. Saraswati believes she has been widowed as a result of the terrible events of partition. She marries again, but seven years later, when a visitor from Pakistan knocks on her door, she is faced with a situation that she never believed was possible. Producer Kristine Landon-Smith
With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.
Marianne Carey 's four-part comedy lifts the lid on the life assurance business. 4: A Girl's Best Friend
The marketing department learns the art of damage limitation.
Director Patrick Rayner Repeat
Marjorie is in a state of shock. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm
Actress and writer Meera Syal joins her father Surendra on his journey back to Pakistan, a country he has not seen since he was 14 years old.
During the partitioning of India and Pakistan, he was one of the thousands of Hindus who made the trip across the border. Meera Syal discusses his thoughts and feelings on being back there, and visits the house in which he lived.
Producer Kathy Smith
* Return journey: page 28
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm
The last of six programmes in which Trevor Phillips presents news, views and lively conversation from black and Asian perspectives around the UK. Producer Fran Acheson
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Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Karen Turner
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Revised repeat from 4.05pm
With Robin Lustig.
By Salman Rushdie. Part 2. For details see yesterday
The week's events in the media.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am
Leslie Forbes travels through the centuries in search of a decent meal.
5: A Victorian Banquet Producer Liz Jensen
By PF Kluge. Part 2. For details see yesterday