With the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts.
With Charlotte Smith.
With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Johnston McMaster.
Jeremy Paxman and his guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Tony Phillips Repeated at 9.30pm
Regional Variations (2)
David Rintoul reads from
Tom Standage 's social and scientific history of the 19th-century precursor to the World Wide Web - the electric telegraph. Abridged by James Robertson. Producer David Jackson Young
With Martha Kearney and guests. Drama: Inner Voices. Written and performed by Rikkie Beadle Blair. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Three programmes following midwives at work around the country.
2: Birthrights and Bleepers. If your idea of a midwife is a tall, blonde
Australian on a motorbike, then
Alice Coyle fits the bill. Her clients are women who want to give birth at home. In the Western Isles, home visiting can mean braving rough seas and, on one occasion, delivering a baby in a horsebox.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith Repeat
Six-part comedy series by Katie Hims. 3: Jimmy's sausages are in demand. with Roger May , Jane Whittenshaw and Anthony Zaki. Director Cat Horn
With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] to raise issues for investigation
With Nick Clarke.
Ned Sherrin hosts the fifth heat of the musical general knowledge quiz. Producer Dawn Ellis
Repeated Sunday 1.30pm
Repeated from yesterday 7pm
In Kelvin Segger 's version of three tales by Emile Zola , a dead man watches in horror as everyone around him prepares for his funeral, another man is killed by advertising, and a third postpones his dream for too long. with Struan Rodger. Jenny Funnell , Sunny
Ormonde. Terry Molloy and Robin Bowerman Director Peter Leslie Wild
Vincent Duggleby takes calls on an issue affecting personal finance. Producer Frances MacDonald LINES OPEN from 1.30pm
The series of programmes in which
Tony Robinson visits a wildlife rescue centre near Evesham.
5: A member of the public fears for the safety of a fox and her cubs. Producer Sarah Blunt Repeat
Next programme tomorrow 3.30pm
Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington.
Additional readings by Roger May , Paul Jenkins , David Timson and John Turner. 16: The Law, the Church and the Coming Tragedy
Written by Christopher Lee Producer Pete Atkin Repeat
Repeated from Saturday 11am
Jenni Murray and her guests take a global view of news, traditions and human stories from across the world. Producer Lindsay Leonard
With Clare English and Nigel Wrench.
Nicholas Parsons is joined by Clement Freud , Tony Hawks,
Peter Jones and Paul Merton for radio's most devious panel game. Recorded at the Radio Theatre, London.
Devised by Ian Messiter. Producer Chris Neill Repeated Sunday 12.30pm
Eddie scents trouble. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Mark Lawson with the arts programme. Producer Rebecca Stratford
Five sparky studies of modern life by Rikkie Beadle Biair. 1: Fares Fair
Gregg KARL COLLINS Director Jeremy Mortimer. Rptd from 10.45am
John Hope Franklin returns to his birthplace - Rentiesville, Oklahoma, established at the turn of the century as an all-black haven from segregation. Producer Tony Phillips Repeat
Over a Barrel. Peter Day reports on the upheavals in the oil industry. Producer Paul O'Keeffe
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm
A look at the starling, revealing some surprising secrets of a bird which was once common but is now in serious decline.
Producer Simon Roberts Repeated tomorrow 11am
Repeated from 9am
With Robin Lustig.
John Mortimer 's novel is set in Blair's
Britain, with Terry Flitton standing as New Labour's candidate for a safe
Conservative seat. Read by Rik Mayall. Abridged in ten parts by Neville Teller. Producer Pete Atkin
Repeated from yesterday 7.55am
By lain Banks, dramatised in four parts by Joe Dunlop.
3: Paul Gambaccini presents the third part of the story of a seventies band. with Douglas Russell and Martin Docherty Director Dave Batchelor Repeat
Regional Variations (2)
Tony Hawks recalls a curious journey he made around Ireland.
Producer Chris Neill Repeat