With Dr Kevin Franz , general secretary of ACTS (Action for Churches Together in Scotland).
Presented by Giles Latcham.
With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 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. Josiah's factory on the new Trent and Mersey Canal is completed, and customers from London to St Petersburg are queuing up for the latest "Etruscan" Ware. By Brian Dolan. For details see Mon Repeated at 12.30am
Regional Variations (2)
How involved are women in the peace making decisions of Northern Ireland? Plus, baking Queen Mary Berry discusses the art of making (and buying) custard.
An exploration of work-place hauntings. Richard Collins tracks down the ghosts of famous industrialists, such as that of Sir George Livesey in London's Greenwich, and he investigates the atmospheric sounds of haunted structures such as Blisworth Tunnel in Northamptonshire, and Flixborough in Lincolnshire, the latter the scene of a gas explosion in the 1970s. Producers Richard Collins and David Corser
5/6. Carol finally tells everyone that she's pregnant. Her grown-up children are struggling with their own relationships - Jerry is made to feel uncomfortable when his date meets his dad, and Sonia finally confronts Dave about his suspicious behaviour. A sitcom by Jan Etherineton and Gavin Petrie.
Director Elizabeth Freestone
Another report on the gambling industry, featuring the personal stories of those working in and around the industry. With Winifred Robinson and Sheila McClennon.
With Nick Clarke.
5/5. The light-hearted quiz about inventions.
Chris Stuart presides over team captains Adam Hart-Davis and Lewis Wolpert , and their guests are broadcaster
Claudia Hammond and planetary scientist Monica Grady.
Producer Katie Marsden
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
A young Irish poet decides to leave Ireland and take up the fight against Fascism in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. By Jim O'Hanlon.
Producer Gemma McMullan
With Bob Flowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Anne Swithinbank. Eric Robson is in the chair. And at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast, shortened rpt of Sun 2pm
3/5. The Venus. While double-digging in pursuit of the perfect tomato Samuel Protheroe unearths a dilemma of classical proportions. By Joe Hollings , read by Phillip Manikum. Producer Christine Hall For further details see Monday
3/5. An exploration of the importance of the personal imagination that each reader brings to a text. John Carey talks to neuroscientists about the reading process and asks authors Sue Townsend and Francis Spufford to explain their experience of reading. Producer Lore Windemuth For more details see Monday
A look at the little-known life of Ottoman women from the beginning of the 20th century, as told through their memoirs, autobiographies and travel journals. Presented by Laurie Taylor. Producer Natasha Maw
5/6. We're all told secrets- you may even be keeping one right now. Dr Raj Persaud explores whether keeping secrets is harmful or helpful. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair .
6/6. Merv likes jeans. He's always liked jeans. Status Quo wear jeans, Springsteen wears jeans, Dylan wears jeans - so why does Pam want to take him shopping? What else could he possibly need? Written by and starring Mervyn Stutter. With John Challis , Lill Roughley , Tracy-Ann Oberman , Chris Ettridge and Gyuri Sarossi. Producer Simon Nicholls
David gets competitive.
For cast see page 48 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Kirsty Lang with arts news, and a report on how jazz pianists approach classical music, with Jacques Loussier and Ramsey Lewis. Producer Timothy Prosser
8/10. More than two years later Richardson returns home. The Depression has hit the town badly, and he makes a startling discovery. By HE Bates.
For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
9/10. A live debate, chaired by Michael Buerk , in which Melanie Phillips , Ian Hargreaves , Claire Fox and Michael Gove cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
A humorous look back at the political week, with Michael Brown. Producer Alison Macdonald Rptd from Sun 10.45pm
1/2. Waiting for Daniel. Linda Balls 's brother died from Duchenne muscular dystrophy when he was 13. Now her three-year-old son has developed the terminal disease and he faces a future of muscle wastage, wheelchairs, ventilators and probable early death. Linda meets top scientists to explore the realities of living with the disease and to investigate scientific breakthroughs that could potentially transform her son's life. Producer Lucy Dichmont
Shortened repeat from 9am
With Robin Lustig.
8/10. The bitterness of betrayals. As the moment of her departure approaches, Joan recalls the years when Joe was predatory and she was simply acquiescent. A delightful and daring take on modern marriage by Meg Wolitzer. For details see Monday
6/6. Elton: the Musical. In this Lloyd Webberesque musical, Ben Elton sells his soul to the devil -Andrew Lloyd Webber - in exchange for success. But the price he has to pay is high. With Richie Webb , Dave Lamb and Mel Hudson. Written by Richie Webb , David Quantick and Dave Cohen. Producer Katie Tyrreii
6/6. Stress. It's quite stressful writing a six-part series, planning an Edinburgh show and taking a holiday. Will Adam manage to complete the series? And just what is the best way of dealing with stress? With Adam Bloom and Brendon Burns.
Producers Victoria Lloyd and Adam Bromley
The day's debates, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions. Presented by Robert Orchard .
3/5. The new biography by Brian Dolan. Rptdfrom9.45am
Two Sides of the Moon (4/5)