With Noel Vincent.
Sarah Mukherjee reports from the Royal Show.
With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.
Topical and engaging conversation with Jeremy Paxman and guests.
Producer Ariane Koek Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Drama Sonya and Leo. Part 1. Drama repeated 7.45pm
The final part of the drama-documentary series that explores the life of the British soldier down the centuries. 6: The Volunteer. By Mike Dorrell.
It is the Spring of 1900 and young Albert (
Michael Legge ) has postponed his legal studies to fight in South Africa against the Boers as a volunteer with the Imperial Irish Yeomanry. His letters home to his sweetheart in Belfast describe his growing disillusionment with the campaign. Historical background is provided by Professor Ian Beckett and Dr Jacqueline Beaumont. Producer Sara Davies
By Giovanni Guareschi. Dramatised by Peter Kerry.
4: The Fear. Don Camillo turns detective to identify the mi irriprpr of a fascist. Director Chris Wallis
With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
With Nick Clarke.
London play Dundee in the competition to find Britain's brightest amateurquiz team. The questionmaster is Peter Snow.
Producer Paul Bajona Repeated Saturday llpm
Repeated from yesterday 7 pm
A newly married Bengali wife, grows bored and lonely, while her husband goes out to work. The arrival of Amal, her husband's brother, has staggering consequences.
Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer your personal finance questions. Lines open 1.30pm.
Telephone [number removed]. Producer Louise Greenwood
Five Latin American stories representing writing by some of the continent's finest literary minds. 1 Balthazar's Marvelous Afternoon
By Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Balthazar creates the most beautiful birdcage in the world and it changes his life. Read by Andrew Wincott. Producer Anne-Marie Cole
In a series of five programmes this week Susie Emmett travels the world to talk about colour, uncovering the light and dark aspects -the craft, the charm and the cut-throat commerce - of the people in the far-flung communities that supply the pigments, that colour our clothes, food and furnishings. 1: Seeing Red
A colour associated with life and vigour but one that means death to a particular beetle. Peruvians are passionate about carmine red from cochineal, but what place is there forthis real red in a modern world? Producer Rosie Goldsmith
Sheila Dillon hears from Israeli and Palestinian chefs who are creating a cross-cultural feast for peace. Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm
Gavin Esler and guests roam the international agenda from politics to popular culture, sports to science, and artto anthropology. Producer Amber Dawson
With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.
Suave and resilient chairman Nicholas Parsons braves verbal batterings and challenges four panellists to speak for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Tune in tonight to hear Tony Hawks on Avoiding Income Tax, Clement Freud on Petit Pois, Julian Clary on Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks and Paul Merton on the Perfect Murder. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on six volumes of audio cassette. in addition to a specially designed box set. at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
Peggy's the star at Sid's stag night. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Mark Lawson reviews Steven Spielberg 's new film Minority Report, based on a story by Philip K Dick and Starring Tom Cruise. ProducerThomas Morns
By Mike Harris. Dramatised in five parts from the intimate letters and diaries of Leo Tolstoy and Sonya Behrs. 1: Two Sisters. Toistoy is introduced to the Behrs family. He finds the two eligible daughters most intriguing. But which one will he choose?
Director Clive Brill Repeat of 10.45am
In an age where pluralism rules and everyone has the right to believe what they like, is there still a place for people who believe they've got a monopoly on the truth? Ernie Rea meets believers to find out what drives them. Producer Phil Pegum
Dr Raj Persaud chairs a debate on schizophrenia, where listeners put questions to a panel of experts. The panel includes Professor Robin Murray , head of general psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, Cliff Prior of the National Schizophrenia Fellowship, Dr Hilary Foster from the Assertive
Outreach Service, Surrey, Oaklands NHS Trust and Rufus May, a clinical psychologist diagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia.
PHONE: [number removed] Producer Marya Burgess
Forget those tiny spiders you find in the bath, Martin Nicholas is off to Peru in search of a spider big enough to drag a chicken into its lair. Will he find it, and will it exceed the 11-inch span of the current record holder? Producer Neil Walker
Shortened repeat of 9am
With Claire Bolderson.
Jason Isaacs reads Tim Lott 's much-praised story of one family's experience of life through the Thatcher years. Abridged in ten parts by Pauline Barley. 1: 3 May 1979. Producer Chris Wallis
Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am
Parti. Repeated from 9.45am