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With Carolyn Quinn and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Rachel Hooper.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 (LI* only) Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Carolyn Quinn
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
David Wilby
Unknown:
Rachel Hooper.
Unknown:
Tom Butler.

RT New series 1/5. The good news of Jesus. The bad news of St Paul. David Starkey argues that five major
- Christian figures - St Paul , the emperor Constantine, Martin Luther , Sir Isaac Newton , and Pope John Paul 11 - distorted, even betrayed the Christian faith, as envisaged by Jesus. Defenders argue back. producer David coomes

Contributors

Unknown:
David Starkey
Unknown:
St Paul
Unknown:
Martin Luther
Unknown:
Sir Isaac Newton
Unknown:
Pope John Paul

3/4. Today, the flanks of Ben Lawers , on the north side of Loch Tay, are all but deserted. But in the late 18th century, nearly 1,500 tenants scratched a meagre living from the thin, cold soil. Aubrey Manning investigates the rise and fall of this Scottish community and discovers that it goes back thousands Of years. Producer Martin Redfern

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Lawers
Unknown:
Aubrey Manning
Producer:
Martin Redfern

In January 1966, a new series began on children's television featuring characters whose names have passed into popular culture. Camberwick Green was the first of the Trumptonshire trilogy. A whole generation of children grew up with Camberwick Green and, later, Trumpton and Chigley. Phill Jupitus goes behind the scenes of one of the most popular children's TV series.
With contributions from Brian Cant, creator and producer Gordon Murray, and animator Bob Bura.
Phill Jupitus revisits Camberwick Green: page 113

Contributors

Presenter:
Phill Jupitus
Interviewee:
Brian Cant
Interviewee:
Gordon Murray
Interviewee:
Bob Bura
Producer:
Libby Cross

Topical consumer affairs reports, with John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 10am

Contributors

Unknown:
John Waite
Unknown:
Peter White.

New series 1/3. Last November Maria Friedman made her Broadway debut, starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber s new musical version of The Woman in White. Three weeks before the show opened she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The show's producer, her sister Sonia Friedman , talks about their traumatic experience and the remarkable musical family in which they both grew up. Producer Bill Lloyd Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Maria Friedman
Unknown:
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Talks:
Sonia Friedman

Bob and Pat move to rural France to get away from the rat race and live the good life. For a while everything is formidable. But then Bob meets local beauty Sylvie, whose husband, Benoit, is both jealous and armed. Written by Steve Jacobs.
Producer/Director JimPoyser

Contributors

Written By:
Steve Jacobs.
Pat:
Christine Cox
Bob:
Malcolm Scates
Sylvie:
Caroline Preller
Brian:
Alexander Delamere
Benoit:
Eric Potts

13/13. Sue Cook and the team tackle listeners' historical queries and challenges. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS: [address removed]email: making.history@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

Contributors

Producer:
Nick Patrick

2/5. The End of Bedtime? In all species, babies sleep longer than adults, in part because of the amount of learning their brains are doing. Is modern culture, with bedrooms packed full of entertainment technology, creating a generation of poorly sleeping children who, as a result, find it more difficult to learn? For details see yesterday

5/7. Heather Payton looks into the latest internet phenomenon: Web 2.0. Some believe this new movement is changing the way people gather, share and consume information, but others question whether it is actually offering anything new. Producer Barney Rowntree

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Payton
Producer:
Barney Rowntree

6/10. Art critic and presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon and actor Tim Bentinck (David in The Archers) join Sue MacGregor to talk about the books they love. producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Sunday at 11pm

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Unknown:
Tim Bentinck
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

New series 1/6. Jo Caulfield's scathing, bitchy and sharpwitted comedy show returns for a second series, mixing stand-up with audience interaction and sketches. This week she looks at the rise of the mega-bookshop and the complex art of present giving. Starring Jo Caulfield, with Alan Francis, Simon Greenall and Sharon Horgan. Written by Jo Caulfield and Kevin Anderson. Producer Chris Neill

Contributors

Unknown:
Jo Caulfield
Unknown:
Jo Caulfield
Unknown:
Alan Francis
Unknown:
Simon Greenall
Unknown:
Sharon Horgan
Written By:
Jo Caulfield
Written By:
Kevin Anderson
Producer:
Chris Neill

With Mark Lawson , including an interview with the American writer EL Doctorow , author of Ragtime and Billy Bathgate. His new novel is set during the American Civil War. Producer Philippa Ritchie

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
El Doctorow
Unknown:
Billy Bathgate.
Producer:
Philippa Ritchie

rNew series1/12. The Royal Marsden is a world leader in the development and testing of anti-cancer treatments. Dr Mark Porter examines the hospital's latest advances in imaging, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and control of symptoms.
Producer Adrian Washbourne Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Marsden
Unknown:
Dr Mark Porter
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne

4/4. Break Out. Locked in a high-security prison with no idea why, Marty, Willis, Frank and Jack have to escape or suffer unspeakable consequences. But breaking out would be a whole lot easier if Marty wasn't so old, Willis, quite so fat and Jack so much of a troublemaker. By Daniel and Mark Maier.
Producer Claire Bartlett

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Maier.
Producer:
Claire Bartlett
Frank:
Colin McFarlane
Willis:
Robert Wilfort
Terry:
Alan Davies
Marty:
Philip Jackson
Jack:
Simon Evans
Harris:
Jim Barclay

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