With the Rev Peter Baker.
With Anna Hill.
With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Mark D'Arcy and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
3/4. Detectives. Four detectives from different backgrounds and with different views talk to Gavin Esler about how frustrating it is to be a detective in Britain today. Among them are Detective Chief
Inspector Sue Williams , retired Detective Sergeant Dick Ellis , Commander Andy Baker , and Detective Chief Inspector Howard Groves.
Producer Jane Beresford Repeated at9.30pm
4/5. Long ignored by psychologists, the emotions are now being re-examined by social scientists.
Love. Claudia Hammond turns the spotlight on love and discovers that everything is far from coming up roses. Producer Marya Burgess
Regional Variations (2)
Led by John Forrest. Take Up Thy Cross (Breslau). Mark 10, w32-34. A Litany (Walton). When My
Love for Christ Grows Weak (Songl3). Director of music Ian Tracey.
With Jenni Murray.
10.45 The First Witch By Edel Brosnan. 2/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Sandra Sykes accompanies a team of plant collectors in the grasslands of South Africa in pursuit of seeds from some of the rarest and most threatened plant species in the world. The seeds are being collected forthe Millennium Seed Bank
Project, set up by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, with the aim of storing them so that they may be grown on some future rainy day. producer Julian Hector
1/2. Debbie McGee delves into the world of one of the most glamorous professions -the magician's assistant.
Who's That Girl? Producer Karl Phillips
From arabesque to abracadabra: page 123
Presented by John Waite and Peter White.
With Nick Clarke.
New series 1/4. La Boheme. Huw Edwards finds out how some of the greatest operatic masterpieces reftect the social, cultural and political circumstances of their age. Today, Puccini's tale of doomed love set in Bohemian Paris. Producer Deborah Preston
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Summer 1967: Nick and Anna havejust graduated from university and meet in their local watering hole to celebrate. It is the start of a relationship that, although it will have its ups and downs, will last a lifetime. Written by Julie Lumsden.
Producer/Director Jenny Stephens
Listeners' environmental concerns. Presented by Richard Daniel.
ADDRESS: Home Planet, PO BOX 3096. Brighton BN11PL email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: [number removed] Producer Nick Patrick
2/5. The Thief, by Persian writer Bahiyyih Nakhjavani from her novel The Saddlebag.
A Bedouin thief makes his living from stealing from pilgrims along the road between Mecca and Medina. Then the theft of a mysterious saddlebag marks a turn in his fortunes. Read by Nathalie Armin. For details see yesterday
2/5. Dr Paul Russell became the European Surfing champion at the age of 21, while he was studying oceanography. Now retired from competitions, he teaches future oceonographers how to read the waves and coastline through surfing. He talks to Sue Nelson. For details see yesterday
A year on from the Government's initiative to improve the work/life balance, Philippa Lamb looks at the issue of flexibility in the workplace. And, corporate volunteering - why altruism can payoff. Producers Rozina Breen and Zillah Watson
Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm
With Eddie Mair.
6/9. Matt Lucas and David Walliams continue their skewed look at life in Britain. This week schoolgirl
Vicky Pollard visits her doctor, Father Peter officiates at a funeral, and Marjorie Dawes visits her mother in hospital. Narrated by Tom Baker. With Gwenllian Davies , Samantha Power and Paul Putner. Music by David Arnold Producer Ashley Blaker
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Eddie's on thin ice with Clarrie.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
John Wilson presents news, interviews and reviews. Producer Timothy Prosser
2/5. By Edel Brosnan. Alice decides to confront
Bishop Ledrede about his merciless allegations of Witchcraft. For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
As investors demand more social responsibility from Britain's biggest companies, Allan Urry investigates Shell, one of the nation's leading oil and gas multinationals, and asks whether it is living up to the social and environmental credentials it claims for itself. Producer Andy Denwood Repeated on Sunday at 5pm
Peter White with news of interest to blind and partially sighted people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel
3/4. Is retirement an exciting opportunity or a time of fear, isolation and a lack of status? Connie St
Louis examines this landmark event. She talks to scientists and retired people about the importance of social networks, loving or loathing grandchildren, finding new love and whether leaving work can be bad for the health.
Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm
Repeated from 9am
News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.
2/10. By Kate Long. Charlotte goes in search of some answers, only todiscovera mysteryunder her nose. Fordetailsseeyesterday
Regional Variations (2)
West Indies v England - The Second Test
A look back at today's play at Trinidad's Queen's Park Oval. Producer Peter Baxter
Presented by Susan Hulme.
of the Week: A Mighty Heart
2/5. By Mariane Pearl. Repeated from 9.45am
3.00 Something to Think About (ages 5-7) 3.15 Let's Move
(ages 5-6) 3.35 Time to Move (ages 6-8) 4.05 Music for Dance (ages 7-11) 4.25 Just Prose Yr 6 (ages 7-11) 4.40 Just Prose Yr 6 (ages 10-12)