With Pauline Webb.
Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.
With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
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Presented by Clair Jaquiss. Enemy of Apathy (Thamaky).
Galatians 5, W13-18; vv22-25. Come, Holy Ghost (Attwood). O Breath of Life (Spiritus Vitae). Director of music Nigel Swinford.
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With 60% of health trainees unwilling to do child protection work who will look out for children? How to start planning a garden. Plus, the Georgian guide to London's prostitutes.
New series 1/4. The programme that brings history to life through different houses and the imagined lives of the people who lived there.
Bankside Historian Gillian Tindall introduces some of he characters who lived in one of the oldest surviving houses on the south bank of the Thames, which began life as an inn during the area's brief theatrical heyday. Producer Sara Davies
1/4. It is the late 1950s and A.J. Wentworth has just retired to the little village of Fenport. The news of his arrival in Fenport spreads like wildfire and soon Wentworth finds himself taking a rather more active role in village life than he'd bargained for. By H.F. Ellis, adapted by Emma Kennedy, and starring Chris Langham.
Consumer affairs, presented by Sheila McClennon and Winifred Robinson.
National and international news, presented by Nick Clarke.
6/6. Giving their brains a workout this week are Jenni Murray, David Bodycombe and William Harston. The questions are put by Chris Maslanka.
Repeated from yesterday at 7 pm
Terry Collins first met Julie McTravers when he took her picture on the dance floor back in the summer of 1967. He was a working-class London boy, she was a nice girl from Woking But their short-lived relationship came to an abrupt end one day when Julie went out to buy cigarettes and never came back. Thirty-eight years later they meet again. Written by and starring Mervyn Stutter.
John Cushnie Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Sheffield Allotment and Leisure Gardeners'
Federation Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened at 2pm
3/5 Oscar Wilde recalls the absurdity of his libel action agains the Marquess of Oueensbury that ultimately propelled him into the dock. For details see Monday
3/5 The Ugly Duckling. Always the odd one out and made to suffer for being different, the Ugly Duckling is said to mirror Hans Christian Andersen 's own view of himself. But is it a transformation that anyone can make or are there hidden meanings to the story? For details see Monday
What are the comtemporary resonances of an early 20th-century scandal involving a leading psychiatrist who believed that mental illnesses were the product of chronic infection, curable only by life-threatening surgery? Laurie Taylor discusses the implications.
3/4. Breast Cancer. Most of the information we know about the factors that influence the occurence of breast cancer has come from epidemioligical studies like the Million Women's Study and the Women's Health Initiative. What more can these studies reveal and what else do we need to discover in order to curb the numbers of cases? Richard Hannaford investigates. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.
2/6. Armando Iannucci welcomes you to five glorious years of topical comedy, chat and big, big fibs as he throws open his radio drop-in centre. Producer David Tyler
The truth hurts for Kirsty.
For cast see page 42 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
John Wilson presents the arts show, and meets the guitarist Ry Cooder , whose new disc evokes the sounds and stories of a Spanish-speaking community in LOS Angeles in the 1950s. Producer Rebecca Nicholson
3/10. Dottie's plans to start a business are moving very fast now she has found an investor. By Lynne Reid Banks. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
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A panel of experts tackle the ethics involved in a real hospital case. Who should make decisions about a child's best interests - parents or doctors? Show more
2/3. Anne Perkins looks at the crucial dinner party at which the economist John Maynard Keynes failed to stop Winston Churchill from deciding to return to the gold standard in 1925. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
New series 1/3. Life on this planet was no accident: everything about the geology of the Earth suggests it was made for life. Gabrielle Walker charts the rise of humanity's ancestors from simple slime to the complex organisms. Along the way she uncovers tales of mass poisoning, sex, death and even global catastrophe in this history of the early Earth. Producer Jonathan Fildes
Shortened repeat from 9am
News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.
8/10. Sylvia has saved a little girl's life and her new friend's parents welcome her into the warmth of their home. By Angus Wilson. For details see Monday
6/6. Clarence van den Hoogenband. Laurence and Gus tell the story of the brilliant scientist who discovers that the Earth is not quite a perfect sphere. Starring and written by Gus Brown and Laurence Howarth , with Alex Lowe and Katy Brand. Producer Helen Williams
6/6. The series concludes with the warm-hearted autobiography of a rebellious woman growing up in London's Welsh community - Black Teeth Lane. More spoof comedy starring Michael Fenton Stevens , Rebecca Front , Mel Hudson , Dan Tetsell , and Alex Lowe.
Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell ; Producer Lucy Armitage
The day's business in Westminster, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions. Presented by David Wilby.
3/5. By Jessica Warner. Repeated from 9.45am
The Surgeon's Mate (9/10) by Patrick O'Brian. For details see Sunday