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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 David Wilby and Sean Curran.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Presenter:
Sarah Montague
Presenter:
David Wiiby

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: Swimming with My Father

BBC Radio 4 FM

I Will Sing of My Redeemer
(here's a Light upon the Mountains). Matthew 10, 34-42.
Then Shall the Righteous Shine Forth (Mendelssohn).
I Will Be with You (Markland).
With Joshua Elliott.
Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.

Contributors

Presenter:
Becky Harris
Music:
Paul Leddington Wright

A religious hotspot since earliest times, Armagh is the primatial see for the whole of Ireland. So why has this beautiful Georgian city always been such a focus of faith? Julian Richards uncovers the history of Armagh through the geographical clues in its streets.
He is joined in his quest by archaeologist Chris Lynn, historian Roger Weatherup and guide Barbara Ferguson.

Contributors

Presenter:
Julian Richards
Contributor:
Chris Lynn
Contributor:
Roger Weatherup
Contributor:
 Barbara Ferguson
Producer:
Mary Ward-Lowery

6/6. Roger tries a day at home to get used to the idea of being retired. Charlotte's TV programme is finally aired, so everything should be all right. But then again.

Contributors

Writer:
Simon Brett
Producer:
Simon Brett
Anna:
Rosemary Leach
Victoria:
Angela Thorne
Charlotte:
Felicity Montagu
Roger:
Bill Nighy
Emily:
Lisa Coleman
Eddie:
James Greene
Nick:
Kieran Hill
Sssa:
Judy Flynn

In a Spanish bar, during the tourist off-season, Rose sits and waits for something to happen. As happy hour draws to a close, two strangers appear and the scene is set for an intense and unexpected confrontation. Written by Maurice Leitch.
Director: Ned Chaillet

Contributors

Written By:
Maurice Leitch
Director:
Ned Chaillet
Rose:
Linda Marlowe
Teddy:
Jim Norton
Sam:
Alyson Coote
Paco:
Bruno Lastra
Commentator:
Claudio Rojas

How do the anti-trafficking strategies and laws affect women from developing countries? Author Ratna Kapur argues that woman are increasingly limited in their freedom to move and are even more constramed by regressive views on sexual integrity and their central place in the home.

Contributors

Author:
Ratna Kapur
Presenter:
Laurie Taylor
Producer:
Natasha Maw

5/6 Ancient Worlds. Discover the origins of the first museum and iearn the secrets of the pyramids. And Badgeriand fights back. Sketch comedy written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke. Danny Robins and Dan Tetse !!. With Lucy Montgomery.
Music Dominic Hastam and Ben Washer: Producer Aiex Walsh-Tayior

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcus Brigstocke.
Unknown:
Danny Robins
Unknown:
Dan Tetse
Unknown:
Lucy Montgomery.
Music:
Dominic Hastam

5/10 A live debate, chaired by Michael Buerk, in which Melanie Phillips, Steven Rose, Ian Hargreaves and Claire Fox cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Buerk
Contributor:
Steven Rose
Contributor:
Claire Fox
Contributor:
Melanie Phillips
Contributor:
Ian Hargreaves
Producer:
David Coomes

The elm, as depicted in the paintings of John Constable, is the quintessential British tree, but 30 years ago the species was almost wiped out by Dutch Elm Disease.
Gardeners, ramblers, scientists and sculptors discuss how the loss of the majestic elm has affected the pattern and glory of the countryside. Will it ever return to our hedgerows? And why has Brighton been so successful in protecting the country's oldest elms?

Contributors

Producer:
Lucy Lunt

2/4. Pavlov's Last Dog. Retired to the wastelands of Siberia, the scientist who discovered conditioning, Ivan Pavlov, is conducting his final experiment when a stranger arrives, asking about a dog. Written and performed by Simon Munnery , with Kevin Eldon and Sally Philips. Producer Ed Morrish

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivan Paviov
Unknown:
Simon Munnery
Unknown:
Kevin Etdon
Producer:
Ed Morrish

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