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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Sean Curran
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Dr Giles Fraser.

3/4. Deaf comedian Steve Day talks to the BBC's disability affairs correspondent, Peter White , in a series in which he interviews inspirational figures about their attitudes to their own disabilities. Producer Susan Mitchell Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White
Producer:
Susan Mitchell

3/4. The Saving Reformation. How the power of hymns can politically influence a nation - from Lutheranism to Thatcherism - and even how Wesley helped save this country from revolution through hymns. With James O'Donnell , master of music at Westminster Abbey. Producer Mark O'Brien

Contributors

Unknown:
James O'Donnell
Producer:
Mark O'Brien

3/5. Firm but fair "relationship expert" Jenni Trent Hughes reveals a love affair with literature when she entertains an audience with some of her favourite prose and poetry, read by Mina Anwar. David Bamber , Elizabeth Berrington and Jon Glover. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Trent Hughes
Read By:
Mina Anwar.
Read By:
David Bamber
Read By:
Elizabeth Berrington
Read By:
Jon Glover.
Producer:
Viv Beeby

Lorna has found messages from another woman on Joe's mobile and wants to dump him. Joe has got different plans but modern methods of communication just keep letting them both down. By Peter G Morgan.
Director Alison Hindell

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter G Morgan
Director:
Alison Hindell
Lorna:
Ruth Jones
Joe:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Will:
Bradley Freeqard
Carla:
Mall Harries
Joseph:
Keith Woodason
Phil:
Laurence Allan
Daksha:
Shireen Shah

4/6. The essential guide to numbers, measurement and quantification of every kind. Presented by Andrew Dilnot. Producer Michael Blastland

Contributors

Presented By:
Andrew Dilnot.
Producer:
Michael Blastland

4/5. Bodybuilding, It started with the idea of the Strong
Man at the fair but nowadays bodybuilding is escalating to a point where people train for hours to get just the right muscle definition - but why? For more details see Monday

For decades scientists have argued that the molten lava on the newly formed planet Earth dissolved gases from the atmosphere, trapping them deep below the surface. Quentin Cooper talks to geochemist Dr Chris Ballentine , who is finding new evidence that could mean a radical rethink of how our planet was formed. Is the Earth's outer layer made up of debris from extraterrestrial impacts?
Producer Michelle Martin

Contributors

Talks:
Quentin Cooper
Unknown:
Dr Chris Ballentine
Producer:
Michelle Martin

6/6. The talk show in which one well-known star chooses another one to interview concludes with last week's interviewee, the influential comic book writer Alan Moore , talking to the composer, musician and producer Brian Eno about leaving Roxy Music , working with Bowie and how an enforced element of risk creates beauty. Producer Tilusha Ghelani

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Moore
Producer:
Brian Eno
Unknown:
Roxy Music
Producer:
Tilusha Ghelani

Kirsty Lang introduces the arts magazine, including a report from Tate Modern in London on a major exhibition of work by the German artist Joseph Beuys , whose chosen materials include felt, wax and animal fat.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson

Contributors

Introduces:
Kirsty Lang
Artist:
Joseph Beuys
Producer:
Rebecca Nicholson

4/10. In telling his life story, Tristram still hasn't managed to get beyond being born. From the comic novel by Laurence Sterne.
For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Novel By:
Laurence Sterne.

Until 17-year-old Amir Khan won the silver medal at last year's Olympics, amateur boxing was in decline. Mark Whitaker looks at the impact of Khan's silver-medal win on the sport as clubs around the country report an increase in numbers. Whitaker talks to Khan, his coach Mick Jelley , community leaders and boxing fans. Producer Janet Graves

Contributors

Unknown:
Amir Khan
Unknown:
Mark Whitaker
Unknown:
Mick Jelley
Producer:
Janet Graves

5/8. Framed. Britain is a global leader in creating and selling modern art. Peter Day examines the current boom as well as the threat to the London art market posed by big changes in the rules about arts sales in Europe. Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm

New series 1/9. As well as the week's top science stories, Geoff Watts explores the hidden complexities of the human nose and finds out what this new understanding could mean for nose surgery and drug delivery in the future. Also, news of the biggest solar storm ever recorded. A year ago the storm struck a region of space thought of as a safe zone for Earth-orbiting spacecraft. Events like this could endanger astronauts and satellites and disrupt communications on Earth, so how can we protect ourselves from future storms? Producers Beth Eastwood and Anna Buckley

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producers:
Beth Eastwood
Producers:
Anna Buckley

By Graham Duff.
5/6. Mark Gatiss stars as Professor Nebulous, the director of KENT (the Key
Environmental Non-judgemental Taskforce) in 2099. With an increasing number of strange coincidences piling up, Prof Nebulous suspects the world may be heading for coinci-clasm.

Contributors

Writer:
Graham Duff
Producer:
Ted Dowd
Director:
Nick Briggs
Prof Nebulous:
Mark Gatiss
Rory:
Graham Duff
Macquasar No 1:
Graham Duff
Paula:
Rosie Cavallero
Sir Ronald:
Graham Crowden
Harry:
Paul Putner
Macquasar No 2:
Paul Putner
Gemini:
Julia Dalkin
Clown Mother:
Julia Dalkin
Dr Lewis:
Julia Dalkin
Clown Father:
Matt Wolf
1st Prime Minister:
Matt Wolf
2nd Prime Minister:
Nick Briggs

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