With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from Friday
6.08 Sports Desk
Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside.
Producer Moira Hickey Extended
Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Hugh O'Donnell
With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament
David Stafford takes a wry look at the foibles of family life.
Producer Rebecca Armstrong Shortened PHONE: [number removed] Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arthur Smith presents a selection of the best international travellers' tales.
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Joe Queenan tells the story of Vaughn Meader whose album of John F Kennedy impressions, The
First Family, sold a million copies a week when it was released in America in 1962 - and what happened to him when tragedy struck.
Producers Hilary Dunn and Linda Begbie
Peter Oborne of The Spectator takes a look behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Marie Jessel
The stories and the colour behind the world's s headlines, with Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance, and impartial money advice. Producer Chris A'Court Repeated Sunday at 9pm
The return of radio's finest weekly topical radio comedy panel game, chaired by Simon Hoggart , with Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy and special guests. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated from Friday
Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair at Yarm School in Teeside with a panel which includes the scientist and Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Joan Walmsley and the writer Bea Campbell.
Producer Victoria Wakely
Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions. PHONE: [number removed] or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Producer Victoria Wakely
By Harold Pinter. Another chance to hear this 1970 production from the BBC archives as part of the Harold Pinter season.
Director Charles Lefeaux
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
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Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. With Dan Damon.
Joe Cornish profiles director Takashi Miike , the one-man Japanese film industry who makes three films a year, including Audition, which scared the life out of British audiences recently. Producer Stephen Hughes
Join Ned Sherrin for a sparkling agglomeration of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Torquil Macleod
The Imperial War Museum in London has mounted the largest ever exhibition of the life and work of the First World War poets, including the only surviving manuscript page from Robert Graves's Goodbye to All That. Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their response to Anthem for Doomed Youth, as well as the rest of the week's cultural highlights, including a major solo exhibition by Douglas Gordon , the artist who brought us 24-Hour Psycho. Producer Jerome Weatherald
Three talks by Thomas Lynch. 2: The Same but Different. Michigan poet and undertaker Thomas Lynch returns to the cottage in West Clare left behind during the Irish famine by another Thomas Lynch , his great-great-great-grandfather. Producer Kate McAII Repeated from Sunday
During the last century, towns such as Scunthorpe, Sheffield, PortTalbot and Consett provided Britain with steel and iron, the basic raw materials without which ships, railways, girders, cars, armaments, and machines of all sorts cannot be manufactured. Martin Wainwright examines how life has changed in towns like these, where whole communities came to rely on the making of metal from the most basic raw material- iron ore. Producer Bob Dickinson
By Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised in four episodes by Melissa Murray.
In one of his most famous and personal novels, Dostoyevsky portrays the vivid inner life of Prince Myshkin, who has returned from years abroad spent trying to treat his epilepsy. Living under the shadow of this unpredictable illness, it takes courage for him to reintroduce himself into Russian society. On the long train journey home, he first learns the story of a woman who will dominate his life from now on.
Repeated from Sunday
Michael Buerk chairs a live debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Michael Gove and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated from Wednesday
The first round in the nationwide general knowledge contest continues with contestants from the west of England. The chairman is Robert Robinson. The contestants are Peter Van Dyk , a businessman, Robert Edwards , a retired Royal Marines officer,
Leslie Harris , a retired civil servant and Ivor Watts , a retired British Council officer.
Producer Richard Edis Repeated from Monday
Roger McGough presents the poetry request programme, which this week is devoted to the verse of Christina Rossetti and includes a reading of Goblin Market, a long poem which tells the story of two sisters' dark encounters with a magical underworld. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated from Sunday
Written and read in ten parts by Alan Bennett.
With customary wryness, Alan Bennett reminisces about growing up in Leeds. 3: An Ideal Home Music by George Fenton Producer Mary Kalemkerian
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