With Liz Hansford.
With AliStairCooke. Repeated from yesterday
6.08 Sports Desk
Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell
Sarah Mukherjee puts this week's countryside and food-chain news into perspective, producer Steve Peacock
With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon Eric James.
John Peel takes a wry look atthe foibles of family life. Producer Alison Hughes Repeated Monday 11pm
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Sandi Toksvig introduces a bagful of the best travellers' tales, anecdotes and surprises. Producer Cathie Mahoney
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Actress Liz Smith is joined by a collection of non-royal Elizabeths to chart the way this most royal of names has moved in and out of fashion over the generations.
England v Sri Lanka
Commentary on the third day's play in the Second
Test at Edgbaston by Jonathan Agnew. Henry Blofeld and Christopher Martin-Jenkins . With expert analysis from Vic Marks , Mike Selvey and Roshan Mahanama. The scorer is Bill Frindall. Including at:
1.05 A View from the Boundary Another cricket-loving celebrityjoins the commentators for a lunchtimechat. Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time
A Royal Jubilee edition in which Dennis Sewell and a panel of commentators discuss the monarch's relationship with politics and politicians. Producer Sheila Cook
The stories and the colour behind the world s headlines with Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis brings you the latest news from the world of personal finance, and impartial money advice. Producer Jessica Dunbar Repeated Sunday 9pm
The sharp edge of radio satire, starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis supported by Mitch Benn , Marcus Brigstocke , Jon Holmes and Emma Kennedy. Repeated from Friday
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from Walbottle Campus Technology College in Newcastle uponTyne. Joining him are Stephen Byers, the Secretary of State for Transport, Stephen Alexander of Class Law Solicitors and Susan Kramer of Transport for London.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson
Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? Phone in on [number removed], or e-mail email@example.com
producer Lisa Jenkinson
By John Sessions. At his home in Western Samoa, Robert Louis Stevenson attempts to dispel some of the more romantic notions which have built up around him as he looks back over his life. Other parts played by members ofthecast Director Bruce Young (H)
The city of Oxyrhynchus thrived between 400 BC and AD 350 before vanishing beneath the Egyptian sands. But 50,000 fragments of papyri survived in the city's rubbish dumps, preserved by the dry heat, until they were unearthed by two Victorian archaeologists. A century later, in this four-part series, the voices of an ancient people speak to us forthe first time.
1: Rubbish Tips and Riches. Writer and broadcaster Michael Kustow charts the discovery of the Oxyrhynchus papyri by Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt. The find rocked the world of archaeology and fired the public imagination. Readers Fiona Shaw , Larry Lamb and Michael Perceval-Maxwell , Producer Amanda Hargreaves
The best of the week on Woman 's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Fiona Hill E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. With Dan Damon.
Andrew Collins interviews Billy Bob Thornton who explains why the bigot he plays in his new film Monster's Ball is based on his father. Producer Stephen Hughes
Ned Sherrin hosts a sparkling agglomeration of music, comedy and conversation. ProducerTorquil Macleod
Tony Parker established his reputation with a series of interviews with murderers and other criminals.
Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their verdict on anew play Life after Life, based on Parker's work, as well as the vast literary thriller The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L Carter , which received the highest-ever advance for a first novel in the US. Producer Jerome Weatherald
The second in a series of talks by writers who have travelled abroad with the British Council and formed strong links with authors in other countries. Today the novelist Paul Bailey reflects on his experiences in Romania before and after the end of the communist System. Producer Rob Ketteridge Repeated from Sunday
From dawn to dusk, from Cornwall to the Shetlands, today's programme gives an acoustic picture of the preoccupations and pleasures of Britain on 1 May as reflected in the local radio stations, through news broadcasts, magazine programmes, features, quizzes, weather and traffic reports, and phone-ins. Producer Dylan Winter
Dramatised by Gregory Evans. Poe's exotic and mysterious stories made the American master of suspense a literary legend. His narrative of an obsession with the discovery of a "golden bug" evokes famous pirates, and drips with the casual racism of the old American South. Forthe 21st century, Gregory Evans gives the story a critcal makeover as a former slave recounts the "true" story.
Pianist Neil Brand Director Ned Chaillet
Michael Buerk with another debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated from Wednesday
This year's top three contestants join Ned Sherrin for one more test of their musical knowledge. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated from Monday
Regional Variations (2)
Memories of American singer and actor Paul Robeson singing on a Liverpool bomb site.
Four readings celebrating the experiences of childhood. 4: Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve. Dannie Abse describes growing up in Cardiff in a Jewish/ Welsh family, a childhood where his imagination created untold horrors and curses with which to torment his best friend Keith. Read by Owen Teale. Producer Jill Waters