With Dave Kitchen.
With Trixie Rawlinson.
Richard Uridge introduces a breath of fresh air for lovers of the countryside. Producer Karen Gregor
With Anna Ford and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon Eric James.
8.45 Yesterday In Parliament
John Peel takes a warts-and-all look at the British weekend. He talks to a family who are about to set sail for
Australia in a boat they have built as part of their millennium celebrations. Producer Chris Berthoud PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
With Ned Sherrin and guests. Producer Julian Mayers
Andrew Jefford investigates the contribution that Britain has made to the world wine trade.
Producer Paul Kobrak. Repeated Monday 4pm
Kate Adie presents analysis and insight from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant
Safe as Houses. A mortgage is the biggest financial commitment taken on by most people. So what happens if the bank makes a mistake and provides the wrong kind? Listener Linda Evans finds out. Presenter Paul Charles. Producer Sarah Pennells Repeated Monday 3pm
Australian comedian Mark Little chairs the news-based improvisation game with John Moloney and Ed Byme. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Brightlingsea, Essex, by panellists including Janet Daley , lain
Duncan-Smith, Chris Smith and Matthew Taylor.
Repeated from yesterday
Phone Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions? Producers Anne Peacock and Karen Turner LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
Challenging the accepted history of man's struggle to fly, historian Patrick French investigates the story of a Pembrokeshire carpenter, Bill Frost , who built, patented and flew his own machine some eight years before the Wright brothers became airborne. Producer Jill Waters
By Muriel Spark , adapted for radio by Colin Davis. It is 1945 and, enchanted as he is by the girls of slender means, Nicholas Faringdon has no idea of their potential savagery. With Amanda Root, Joanna Monro, Abigail Docherty, Christopher Wright,
Charles Simpson, Jack Ellis, Caroline Strong, Frances Jeater, Richenda Carey and Geoffrey Whitehead. Director: Marion Nancarrow.
The best of the week on Woman's
Hour, presented by Jenni Murray. Producer Emma Selby
Eddie Mair presents analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines.
Russell Davies presents Radio 4's film programme. This week, an interview with a Hollywood great.
Editor Simon Elmes. Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm
Stephen Fry hosts an eight-part chat show series in which he gives no quarter, accepts no dime, spends no nickel and passes no buck in this supreme vindication of "total radio". With John Sessions. This first programme features, among others, Damien Hirst and Ian Dury.
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Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the week's cultural events. In this edition, a look at Channel 4's eagerly awaited adaptation of Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City.
Producer Adrian Washboume
Four talks in which Kurdish journalist Hazhir Teimourian reflects on 39 years' living in Britain. 1: Omar Khayyam and I Producer Nigel Acheson
Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm
Fifty years on, Olympian Paul Dickenson looks at how the British rallied round to host the first Olympic Games since the end of the Second World War. Producer Bernadette McConnell
By Giovanni Boccaccio , adapted in three parts by Don Taylor , with Roger Allam as Boccaccio. The ten
Florentines reach the end of their storytelling. With Rebecca Front,
Richard Hope and Helen Atkinson Wood. Repeated from Sunday
The second of four debates on issues of perennial interest, chaired by Justin Webb. "The lives of animals should not be regarded as sacrosanct." Repeated from Wednesday
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Lol Mason 'sfive-part comedy series. 3: Richard's flu is not getting any better, and a herbal remedy found by Sally has unexpected results. with Julian Dutton. lain Cuthbertson, Joss Ackland , Carolyn Jones and Adjoa Andoh Producer Jo Clegg Repeat
Spanish musician Paco Pena , with his guitar on his knee, talks to Brian Sibley about his fascination with flamenco. Repeat Repeated Monday 11.30pm
A monthly series telling the story of mankind's struggle to understand the cosmos.
4:Newton and Action at a Distance
Written by Michael Hoskin. Readers Nigel Carrington and Fenella Hadingham Producer David Perry
2: A Canary for One and In Another Country Repeated from Tuesday