With the Rev Roger Hutchings.
Presented by Mark Holdstock.
With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
9.00 Desert Island Discs
Sue Lawley talks to Dr Jonathan Miller. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am
5/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama rpt7.45pm
3/4. The Ipswich Gazette for 8-15 October 1736. Peter Snow examines the widespread evasion of the 1736 Gin Act, designed to tackle binge drinking. The Gazette also carries news of the famous bone-setter "Crazy Sally"
Mapp and informs its readers that the great Farinelli, one of the highest-paid singers in history, is in London. Producer Andrew Green
RT. The Old Lock-Keeper. Has Ed's big break finally come when he takes over the Old Lock-Keeper column? Written by Chris Douglas and Andrew Nickolds, and featuring Stephanie Cole.
Producer Simon Nicholls
Consumer issues, with Liz Barclay and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith
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National and international news and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke. Editor Colin Hancock
2/10. Roger Bolton selects listeners' comments, gueries, criticisms and congratulations from his mailbag and inbox, and redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy makers.
Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 10T
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Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Manchester 1953. A history teacher befriends a wayward pupil - and the past and present unexpectedly collide. Written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Producer/Director Claire Grove
2/5. Pocket Parks. These are small areas of land managed by local communities. Dylan Winter visits
Northamptonshire, the home of the pocket park, and discovers that they're as varied as volunteers make them and demand a high level of dedication and enthusiasm from their community "keepers", producer Brett westwood
5/5. The Horse. A story about the power of words.
By Rana Dasgupta , read by Julius D'Silva. For details see Mon
5/5. Chopping and Changing. A look at the factors that prompt composers to write music in specific keys, and a spot test in an orchestra that reveals that string players go for sharps while the brass prefer flats. For details see Monday
New series 1/9. The legal affairs series returns, reporting on the key law and order questions of the day as well as unpicking the complex world of international law. Presented by Clive Coleman. Producer Jim Frank
Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Cecile Wright
Presented by Carolyn Quinn.
4/10. In the company of the panel, wade through the week's biggest (and smallest) news stories in the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio. With Simon Hoggart , Francis Wheen and Alan Coren. Producer Katie Tyrrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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Usha broadens her horizons.
For cast see page 41
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Arts news, interviews and reviews, with Kirsty Lang. Producer Robyn Read
5/5. Leaving This Land. When their grandmother is forced to leave the house where she has always lived in order to go into a home, Jo comes into conflict with her sister Ceri. By Emma Reeves.
For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby 's panel includes Nicholas Soames , shadow Defence Secretary, and Menzies Campbell , deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats and chief foreign affairs spokesman. The discussion programme comes from Horsenden Primary School, London. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
Every week, an international broadcaster reflects on the latest developments in their part of the world. Producer John Murphy Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am
Three women live together in an ordinary suburban street in the west of Scotland. After a chance encounter with a street evangelist, the youngest decides not to face the 21st century and the threat of imminent apocalypse, and sets out to persuade the others to join her. But how will they do it and what happens if one of them changes her mind? They also decide to keep the curtains open in case they miss the spectacle of cosmic disintegration. A truthful and darkly funny play, based on true events, about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. By Sarah Wooley.
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane
National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett
5/5. The Invisible Collection: an Episode of the Inflation
Period in Germany. Corin Redgrave and Jonathan Cullen read a story set in the desperate days of the late 1920s about an obsessive and parsimonious art collector. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul , abridged by Cathy Stewart. For details see Monday
2/10. Flirting. The origins of the word "flirting" are ancient and obscure, and accurate synonyms are thin on the ground, but we all understand what it means - or do we? Tonight's guests, Margi Clarke , Peggy Reynolds and Martin Newell , discuss the misunderstandings surrounding the secret language Of love. Producer Miles Warde
Behind the scenes in Westminster, presented by MarkD'Arcy. Producer Peter Knowles
5/5. ByJohnColville. Repeated from 9.45am