With Mark Coffey.
2/5. The Cat among the Pigeons. Simon was the cat on board HMS
Amethyst when, in 1949, he became caught up in what was to become known as the Yangtze Incident in China. Dylan Winter finds out how Simon's companionship and rat-catching skills ensured him a place in history - and a PDSA medal. Producer Sheena Duncan
Richard Uridge takes a dusk-till-dawn journey around the Isle of Mull with landscape photographer Colin Prior.
Producer Benjamin Chesterton Extended
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. producer MoiraHickey
With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament With Mark D'Arcy.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
With Garry Richardson in Melbourne.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament With Mark DArcy.
David Stafford takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Kevin Dawson Shortened
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John McCarthy explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Harry Parker
"My first experience of Shakespeare was reading it out in class and none of us understanding it. And we only got it when we saw the Zeffirelli film of Romeo and Juliet and realised - oh, it's a story! Why didn't he say that!"
Starting at the recreated Globe Theatre in London, Lenny Henry takes a journey of discovery through the plays to find out why the Bard is put on a pedestal. He's joined by leading figures in the theatre, including Adrian Lester, Judi Dench, Peter Hall, Trevor Nunn, Barry Rutter, Dominic Dromgoole and Patsy Rodenburg.
Lenny Henry explains why Shakespeare rocks: page 117
9/11. Steve Richards reflects on the week in politics.
Editor Peter Mulligan
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC s foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. producer Tony Grant
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The latest news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
7/8. Simon Hoggart presides over the topical panel game. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Loughborough, Leicestershire, puts questions to MPs Ken Clarke and Gerald Kaufman, and MEP Nigel Farage.
Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
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A modern-day fairy tale for young people and adults of all ages from Robert Forrest. Holly has become a strange and silent little girl. Living unhappily with her Aunty Isa and her drunken Uncle Dave, she is determined to escape with the help of her dog Prince. But Prince is dead, and when he returns from the happy hunting grounds to sort things out once and for all, Holly is alarmed to find he is not the obedient pedigree playmate he once was.
Producer Lu Kemp ; Director Dougie Irvine
4/4. Widor's Toccata. Ever since Widor's Toccata was used at two Royal weddings this organ piece has become a firm favourite. Organist Thomas Trotter dispels the myths about playing it, Daniel Roth explains what it's like to be Widor's successor as organist at St Sulpice in Paris, and record producer Simon Cooper talks about hearing a version of the piece that led him to become a composer himself. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Justine Willett : Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: email@example.com
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News and sport, with Carolyn Quinn.
5/5. Four people with big-business vision join Evan Davis for lively conversation about what's important to consumers and businesses. Producer Neil Koenig
Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests.
Producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney
Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Nicki Paxman
It is said that the story of the Royal Court Theatre is also the history of the British contemporary stage.
Starting with the founding of the Company in the mid-1950s, comedian, director, actor and writer
Ken Campbell presents this trip through British 20th-century drama to look at how the Royal Court achieved its international reputation. Featuring new interviews with Bill Gaskill , Edward Bond , Ann Jellicoe , Arnold Wesker , David Hare and Stephen Daldry. Producer Karen Rose
2/2. The beguiling Clare Kendry , still successfully passing for white, has infiltrated herself into Irene's home and into black society. But the gloss of charm that has enabled
Clare to become popular and admired conceals a seam of darkness that threatens to shake Irene's ordinary, happy life to its foundations. By Nella Larsen , dramatised by Annie Caulfield.
Saxophonist Adam Waldmann ; Producer/Director Marina Caidarone Repeated from Sunday
9/10. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Clifford Longley and Michael Portillo cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday
On behalf of the Scottish National Party.
3/13. The eclectic music quiz chaired by Ned Sherrin. Repeated from Monday
Poet Jackie Kay travels to Oxford on the trail of the ancient Greek poet described by Plato as the tenth muse - Sappho of Lesbos. With Dr Margaret Reynolds ,
Dr Martin West and Josephine Balmer. Repeated from Sunday
3/6. Via Dolorosa - Garden of Gethsemane. Another talk for Lent recorded in Jerusalem. Father Jamal Khader, chair of religious studies at Bethlehem University, reflects on suffering and hope at the place where Jesus struggled with his fate. Repeated from Wednesday