With Rabbi Pete Tobias.
Editor Chris Burns
Lindsay Cannon and Richard Uridge hit the slopes of the Cairngorms for a winter sports special. Producer Alasdair Cross. Shortened 1.30pm
John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes another wry look at some of the . foibles of family life.
Producer Fiona Hill. PHONE: [number removed] WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Shortened 11pm
Arthur Smith presents the programme featuring travellers' tales, anecdotes and conversation. Producer Eleanor Garland. PHONE: [number removed] WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/excessbaggage E-MAIL: email@example.com
In this concluding programme about soap operas, Tina Baker examines whether they simply provide entertainment, or if their storylines have a powerful influence on the behaviour and opinions of the audience.
Jackie Ashley of the New Statesman looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Sam Woodhouse
BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice from those trying to make the most of their money. Producer Paul O'Keefe. Repeated tomorrow 9pm
Simon Hoggart chairs the topical comedy panel game, this week with Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy ,
Francis Wheen and Helen Lederer. Rptd from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at the Performing Arts Centre, Hunchingbrooke School in Huntingdon, by panellists including prospective parliamentary candidates John O'Farrell , Boris Johnson and Hugh Pymm. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Jill Paton Walsh, dramatised by Neville Teller.
Amateur sleuth Imogen Quy solves another mystery in the academic surroundings of Cambridge University. The locked library of St Agatha's College houses an invaluable collection of 17th-century volumes. It also contains one dead student. Was it a tragic accident, or is there some more mysterious and deadly circumstance surrounding the death of model student Philip Skellow? If anyone can find out it is college nurse Imogen Quy, and her policeman friend Mike.
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Wales v England. Eleanor Oldroyd presents coverage from the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff as the champions England open their defence against Wales. Commentary from Ian Robertson , Alastair Hignell , Rob Andrew and Robert Jones.
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: email@example.com
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Dan Damon.
Andrew Collins with the guide to film world, including an interview with actor Mel Gibson and a discussion with rock journalists in light of Almost Famous, director Cameron Crowe 's account of following a band on tour in the seventies. Producer Nicki Paxman
Ned Sherrin and guests with the usual eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producer Chris Wilson
As Tate Modern launches its first major loan exhibition, Tom Sutcliffe and guests examine key moments of cultural creativity in cities, from Paris to MOSCOW and LagOS to RiO. Producer Jerome Weatheraid
Drawing on his own experience, expert analysis and the confessions of ordinary people, Michael Rosen discovers what it is to be wrong.
The Ancient Mariner Principle. What is shame, when is it a good thing and when is it not? A look at why some people will never admit they are wrong and what that does to society. Repeated from Sunday
The role of the family doctor has changed almost beyond recognition in the last century. Using archive recordings and accounts from both doctors and patients, Dr Graham Easton discovers hOW doctoring used to be. Producer Julia Durbin
Robertson Davies 's celebrated trilogy on the life and death of Francis Cornish , international art expert and mysterious millionaire philanthropist, is dramatised by Roger Danes.
1: The Death Card. As Cornish looks down from Limbo, nervously awaiting whatever Fate has in store for his not entirely spotless soul, his family and colleagues in Toronto oversee the disposal of his vast, priceless, but perhaps slightly dubious art collection. With William Hope ,
Matt Zimmerman and Elaine Claxton. Repeated from Sunday
Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which David Cook , Janet Daley , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey cross-examine witnesses on their controversial and conflicting views of the moral issues behind one Of the week's news Stories. Repeated from Wednesday
Russell Davies examines the stories behind the opening nights of well-known musicals.
Salad Days. Hastily assembled to fill a gap at the Bristol Old Vic, the opening night of Salad Days came at a rush. Propelled weeks later on to the West End stage, the magic piano captured the hearts of 1954 theatregoers. Davies talks to
Sheridan Morley and members of the original cast to discover how this simple romp became the longest running musical Of its time. Repeated from Sunday
Frank Delaney presents a selection of poems inspired by cats, including verse by DH Lawrence, TS Eliot and Stevie Smith. Readers Susie Brann , Stephen Moore , Tim Piggot Smith and Bill Wallis. Repeated from Sunday
Five stories on the theme of the body.
4: Battleship Phyllis by Rachel Bentham , read by Geraldine Fitzgerald. Massage oil and a special prescription for herbal tea are the unconventional weapons in a war between a woman and her mother-in-law. Producer Miriam Newman (R)