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John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Professor Charles Handy.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Professor Charles Handy.

At some point, most of us are faced with making a choice that irrevocably alters our lives. Michael Buerk looks at how people make these decisions and takes them through the whole process, from the initial dilemma to living with the consequences.
Producer Christine Morgan. Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Producer:
Christine Morgan.

Claudia Hammond presents a five-part beginner's guide to hormones.
1: Adrenalin. Its reputation is that of a "bad" hormone because it is associated with stress. But some scientists say that it can actually be good for you - especially before an operation. Producer Jane O'Rourke

Contributors

Unknown:
Claudia Hammond
Producer:
Jane O'Rourke

Paul Simons presents a four-part series on the role played by climate during dramatic periods of ancient and modern history. 1: War. He looks at crucial aspects of the Second World War and their relationship to the unusual climatic conditions of the forties. Producer Sue Broom

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Simons

The last of five programmes about classic detectives. On the Beat with PC 49. Created specifically for radio, PC 49 is an ordinary bobby on the beat, solving crime in the late forties and early fifties.
Professor Jeffrey Richards uncovers a combination of light comedy and sleuthing in a character who also appeared in spinoff comic strips and films. Producer Helen Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Jeffrey Richards
Producer:
Helen Williams

Christopher Cook talks to choreographers about the music that moves them to make dance.
2: Jiri Kylian. Director of the hugely successful Nederlands Dans Theater. Producer Frances Byrnes

Contributors

Talks:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Jiri Kylian.
Producer:
Frances Byrnes

Travelling is a treasured fantasy for most people, but what makes a trip a learning experience rather than a mere escape from routine? Libby Purves goes globetrotting.
Producers Maud Hand and Lyn Webster Wilde Action Line: [number removed]44
E-MAIL: [address removed] Repeated Sunday llpm

Contributors

Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Lyn Webster

Last in a six-part comedy by Luke Sorba. The Stranger reveals that the doomsday device was activated by someone inside the house. Donna wants to start afresh somewhere else. with Luke Sorba , Carla Mendonca and Simon Greenall. Producer Liz Anstee Repeated tomorrow 11.30pm

Contributors

Comedy By:
Luke Sorba.
Unknown:
Luke Sorba
Unknown:
Carla Mendonca
Unknown:
Simon Greenall.
Producer:
Liz Anstee
Donna:
Meera Syal
Johnny:
Toby Longworth

Skin. Spots, rashes, dry skin. Skin is the largest organ in your body and everyone is aware of how it's behaving. Graham Easton finds out the best treatment for acne, what protection should be used to help prevent skin cancer and what we can do to get rid of unwanted creatures which live on our surface - lice.
Producer Helen Sharp
E-MAIL: [address removed]
Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Easton
Producer:
Helen Sharp

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical view of the world. With
Jane Bussmann , David Quantick , Dan Freedman , Simon Munnery and Nick Romero.
Repeated from Saturday 6.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Punt
Unknown:
Hugh Dennis
Unknown:
Jane Bussmann
Unknown:
David Quantick
Unknown:
Dan Freedman
Unknown:
Simon Munnery
Unknown:
Nick Romero.

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