With Mark Coffey.
Presented by Anna Hill.
With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament
Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
3/3. To mark the first anniversary of the closure of the MG Rover plant, Adrian Chiles reveals the impact that redundancy has had on the lives of the 6,000 former employees, their families, their finances and their health. For further details see Monday
3/6. Travis and Grace, desperately trying to get their affair under way, decide to meet at a hotel. Surely nothing will go wrong this time? And the Serena/Charlie/Alice love knot shows no signs of untangling, so Alice decides to take matters into her own hands. Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.
Producer Elizabeth Freestone
Topical consumer affairs presented by Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.
News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.
6/6. This week's treasure seekers are John Sergeant, Robin Simon and Daphne Fowler. David Stafford helps them through the cryptic maze. Producer Sarah Rowlands
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Recently widowed Marie and her estranged daughter Joni decide to train for the Run for Life.
Marie has no idea that the good cause she is supporting will become so directly relevant to her and her loved ones. A moving, funny play about an older woman rising to a challenge, written by Carol Willis.
Producer/Director Polly Thomas
More horticultural hints from Matthew Biggs ,
Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood who answer questions from members of the Hambledon Horticultural Society in Hampshire. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 3.25
Gardening Weather Forecast, shortened repeat of sun at 2pm
3/5. Lucky Numbers. A story by John Bennett about a young teenager who likes to dream about winning the lottery. Read by Joe Tremain. For details see Monday
3/5. The sediments beneath the ocean floor were long thought to be a virtual desert, devoid of life. Gabrielle Walker examines core samples from 500m under the Pacific that suggest that more than ten per cent of life on Earth lives out a long, slow but high-pressure existence there. For details see Monday
The 1970s Northern Soul scene was a way of life. Being on the scene was to be in the know; to be part of a secret society. How and why did individuals become involved in this subculture and what impact did it have on their identity? Laurie Taylor is joined by Andy Wilson to look at how cultural patterns and normative standards are established through individual practices and group interaction. They show how some participants in the Northern Soul scene adopted behaviour that they once thought unacceptable - burglary and the use of amphetamines and opiates. Producer Andrew Littlejohn
12/12. Epilepsy. More than 40 million people worldwide have epilepsy. Dr Mark Porter investigates the latest treatments and talks to patients living with epilepsy. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.
What's in a name? Or in a colour? Comedian Arnold Brown ponders on his drab-sounding surname and confesses that it browns him off somewhat. Other
Browns, including comic writer Craig, offer their thoughts. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
Brian has some explaining to do.
For cast see page 30 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
With Kirsty Lang , including a report on Opera North's new production of Kurt Weill 's rarely staged show Arms and the Cow, the tale of a rogue arms dealer. Producer Rebecca Nicholson
8/10. A planned expedition up the river to a remote village leads to a surprising announcement from Rachel, despite Helen's fears. Written by Virginia Woolf . For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
10/10. Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which Claire Fox , Clifford Longley , Ian Hargreaves and Melanie Phillips cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
4/6. Via Dolorosa - Jesus Meets His Mother. Another talk for Lent recorded in Jerusalem. Professor Mustafa Abu
Sway, director of the Islamic Center at Al-Quds University, reflects on how Muslims have understood the life and death of Jesus. He also talks about the way Islam and Christianity exist side by side on the streets of Jerusalem. Producer Jennifer Daniel Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm
1/2. How do you dismantle an experimental nuclear reactor? For the first time, scientists and engineers at Dounreay, in the far north of Scotland, explain the complexity of the world's toughest nuclear decommissioning problems as well as the political and commercial pressures under which they are forced to work. Reporter Simon Willis explores the science behind dismantling a complex atomic site in an increasingly harsh commercial climate. Producer Richard Else
Shortened repeat from 9am
News and analysis, presented by Jackie Hardgrave.
8/10. Paul's joy at discovering a new lead in their pursuit of Drakulya ends abruptly when the unthinkable happens to Helen. By Elizabeth Kostova. For details see Monday
by Graham Duff.
6/6. With Earth in the grip of a new season called Hamble, Professor Nebulous asks an old enemy for help.
The day's business in Westminster, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions. Presented by David Wilby.
3/5. Memoirs of Edna Healey. Repeated from9.45am