With Richard Sanders. Producer Ashley Gething
With the Rev Norman Winter.
With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Paul Johns , management consultant and Methodist lay preacher
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
With Libby Purves and birthday guest Piers Gough.
Producer Ronni Davis
Regional Variations (2)
In the 17th century, the East India Company decided it was too expensive to ship English women to India for their employees to marry, so they encouraged mixed marriages with native Indian women. Three centuries later, their descendants returned to mother England. Navdip Dharawal explores the history of the Anglo-Indian people.
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Madame Bovary. Part 18. For details see Monday
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by gardeners from Berkshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm
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With Mark Whittaker.
Bon viveur Sue Nelson has been overdoing it. In her audio diary, she gathers the latest scientific advice on diets and exercise and finds out whether fatness is in the genes. Producer Anne McNaught Repeat
With Nick Clarke.
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
By Sue Teddern. The first of four comedies celebrating mothers. When
Shirley Silver 's husband walked out on her, he left his mother's bagel recipe behind. Success is the best revenge. with John Rowe , Rachel Atkins. Gerard McDermott. Jenny Lee. Chandra Ruegg and Brian Parr Director Marion Nancarrow
Seven writers reflect on enduring themes drawn from the story of Christ's Passion.
6: Adam Thorpe , novelist and poet. Producer Rosemary Dawson
With Daire Brehan.
Paul Gambaccini sees Peter Fonda's film "Ulee's Gold" and the film version of Peter Carey's book "Oscar and Lucinda", starring Ralph Fiennes as an eccentric priest.
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
By Sally Cameron , read by Ann Rye. Producer Nandita Ghose Repeat
With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.
With Ned Sherrin.
Repeated from Monday 12.25pm
Lynda snaps unwisely. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm
Australia has declared the rabbit a "target organism" and is waging biological warfare against a pest that has been devastating its farmland. But might a new virus recently released among the rabbit population prove harmful to humans? Dennis Sewell investigates.
Producer Dennis Sewell Repeat
By Patricia Hannah. Great thinkers meet their maker as Primrose Path completes her practical training in the central institute under the auspices of her exacting tutor, Dr Reaper.
Music by Geoff Proudley
Director Louise Dalziel Repeat
When Pretence Gets out of Hand Last of three programmes about people and pretence, with Sara Parker. Producer Sukey Firth Repeat
Where Are They Now?
Where are the Newtons and Einsteins of tomorrow? What questions remain to be answered? In the last of his six-part journey through the history of science, Melvyn Bragg talks to
Professor Sir Martin Rees , Professors Jocelyn Bell Burnell , Igor Aleksander , Roger Penrose , Paul Davis , and John Maynard Smith , among others, about what the future holds. Producer Ruth Gardiner
Revised repeat from 4.05pm
With Robin Lustig.
By F Scott Fitzgerald. Part 8. For details see Monday
Why has Mrs Carter lost the power of speech? And who is the mysterious old hag on the moor? And just who has finished the last of the sherry? Join the intrepid investigator Lavinia Bullock as she unravels another supernatural mystery in the wilds of Norfolk.
Regional Variations (2)
Last episode of the sketch show starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as BBC Radio 4's antidote to
Anne and Nick. Written by Ian Brown. With Roger Blake , Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton
Producer Jo Clegg Repeat
3: It's Only Day Two and Eggie Has Begun to Bug Me
For details see Monday