With the Rev Peter Baker.
With Anna Mill.
With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
Diverse, lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Regional Variations (2)
3/5. FollowingtheTrail. By Mariane Pearl. With no initial word from the kidnappers, Mariane searchs for clues concerning Danny's recent contacts and is increasingly worried by what she discovers. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
With Jenni Murray.
10.45 The First Witch By Edel Brosnan. 3/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
5/6. Gloucester. Archaeologist Julian Richards explores the history of Gloucester and its origins as a useful spot to keep an eye on the Welsh. Producer Nichola West
3/6. Another story in the third series of Sue Rodwell dramatisations of AJ Cronin's comic stones. A Terrible Charm. A black sheep returns to Levenford and appears to turn over a new leaf -our Finlay knows oener.
Producer Viv Beeby
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With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
Introduced by Nick Clarke.
2/4 The local legend of a fearsome dragon gets woven into the history of the ancient royal city and capital of Northumberland as the landscape detectives puzzle over the landlines around Bamburgh Castle. With Brett Westwood.
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
A bittersweet love story about a city girl who abandons her lonely existence and goes on a life-changing trek to the base camp of mount K2 in Pakistan. Written by Anjum Malik.
Director Pam Fraser Solomon
Bob Flowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Tony Russell answer questions from gardeners in Oxfordshire. Gill Pyrah is in the chair.
3/5. The Trapped Dog. By Israeli writer
David Margolis , read by Andrew Sachs. The inhabitants of an Israeli settlement weigh up their relationships with the local Palestinian family. Fordetails see Monday
3/5 Sue Nelson talks to Dr Kim Binsted , whose love of comedy informs herwork with computers and artificial intelligence. She is working on a system that uses comedyto help children learn a language, while still trying to fit in a little improv in her spare time. For details see Monday
Laurie Taylor reports from the British Sociological Association Annual Conference in York. producer Jacqueline Smith
3/4. Connie St Louis examines the myths and misconceptions surrounding retirement. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
With Eddie Mair.
5/6. The comedy series about a topsy-turvy household continues. Patrick is delighted with Alison's s new boyfriend, but wi II the others take to him? Cast includes Duncan Preston. Penny Downie, Daniela Denby-Ashe and Catherine Shepherd. Producer Elizabeth Freestone
Lynda goes on the warpath.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Francine Stock with arts news and the verdict on The Station Agent, a film set in an abandoned railway station in New Jersey that has already won the Bafta award for the best original screenplay. Producer Emily Jones
3/5. By Edel Brosnan. Alice enlists the help of a powerful ally and travels to Dublin in an attemptto clear her name.
For cast and more details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Michael Gove , Ian Hargreaves and Steven Rose cross-examine witnesses who hold confticting moral views on one of the week's stories. Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
Quentin Letts 's humorous take on the political week. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
Today's gadget fiends marvel at being able to store all theirfavourite songs on miniature pocket players, yet the average concert pianist thinks nothing of memorising an entire lifetime of music. Georgina Ferry explores the latest research into the science of musical memory with the help of psychologists, neurologists and the musicians who regularly perform seemingly impossible feats of recall. Producer Michael Surcombe
Shortened repeat from 9am
News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.
3/10. By Kate Long. While Karen grapples with the discovery that Nan is not her real mother, Charlotte has worries Of her Own. For details and cast see Monday
5/6. Communications. Mixing satire, social observation and nonsense, Craig Brown examines the world of communications. Queen Elizabeth II meets the President of Somalia and we hear the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet for telephone. With Edward Fox , Rory Bremner , Harry Enfield , Mel Hudson , Hugh Massingberd , Geoffrey McGivern , Felicity Montagu and Hugo Weaving. Producer Simon Nicholls
5/6. Another adventure for Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden 's elderly Scotsmen, Hamish and Dougal. Starring Alison Steadman as Mrs Naughtiethe cleaning lady, and Jeremy Hardy as the laird.
Hamish and Dougal are out fishing on Loch Jaw when they accidentally hook the Lock Jaw Monster. Producer Jon Naismith
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The day's business in Westminster, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions. With David Wilby.
of the Week: A Mighty Wind
3/5. By Mariane Pearl. Repeated from 9.45am
3.00 Together (ages 7-11) 3.15 Talking Points (ages 10-12)
3.35 Tales from Europe (ages 7-9) 3.50 School Plays 3
(ages 7-11) 4.10 Megamaths Yr 3 (ages 7-8) 4.25 First Steps in Drama (ages 7-9) 4.40 Listen and Write (ages 9-11)