With Andrew Graystone.
Presented by Anna Hill.
With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.
8.31 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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3/5. Royal: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. By Robert Lacey. The 1960s bring winds of change. The royal family decide to take part in a landmark television documentary. Abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Alex Jennings. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
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Chrissie Hynde discusses her career as the front woman for the band The Pretenders. Plus, the males who aided the suffragettes; and should children stay with drug addict parents?
1/3. Identity and Belonging. Lifting the lid on the politics of archaeology, Malcolm Billings explores areas where archaeologists find themselves digging in dangerous ground. This week, reports from Northern Ireland, the Balkans and Japan shows how the humble trowel can often be deployed as a political weapon by both archaeologists and their political masters. Producer Margaret Budy
6/6. A date, a declaration, some poetry and a proposal: things get out of hand for all the lovers. Comedy by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.
Producer Elizabeth Freestone
Presented by Winifred Robinson and Sheila McClennon.
National and international news, presented by Shaun Ley.
2/6. Richmal Crompton is the "author of the week" as James Walton guizzes team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh and guests Miles Kington and Harry Ritchie on all things literary. The reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Katie Marsden
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Michael Harris feels he's been wasting his precious words writing commercials. Then, at breakfast, his wife asks him to pass "the spanner". Overnight every word in the English language seems to have changed its meaning and soon there's only one person left in the world who understands him: his secretary. A fable about words and the tricks they can play, by Robert Shearman.
Producer Martin Jarvis : Director Rosalind Ayres
The old image of allotments of elderly men tending their brassicas is giving way to young people growing organic vegetables. Bob Flowerdew , Bunny Guinness and Matthew Biggs are in Birmingham answering questions from the Walsall Road Allotments group. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened
3/5. A Vampire Vaudeville. Lady Bracknell is surprised when an unexpected visitor, Count Dracula, calls to ask for the hand of her daughter, Gwendolen. Wrriten by Kerry Lee Crabbe. Read by Niall Buggy .
Producer Oonagh McMullan For further details see Monday
3/5. Poet Lemn Sissay meets more of Her Majesty's subjects in pubs that bear her name.
Beartown. At a Queen's Head in affluent Congleton in Cheshire, Lemn meets a fellow poet, learns of the town's role in severing a monarch's head and discusses race politics in town that is 99 per cent white. For details see Monday
What is the significance of employment within Pakistani men's peer group relations? And how do the social dynamics that underlie those relations provide the context for understanding the particular nature and form that ethnicity takes? Laurie Taylor looks at Britain's south Asian communities, the variations within it and the nature and diversity of inequality it faces by exploring how labour market positions influence identity. Producer Andrew Littlejohn
3/5. One in seven people will, at some point, suffer from chronic pain. Dr Tanya Byron (of TV House of Tiny
Tearaways), looks at how the treatment of this condition is bringing together the worlds of medicine and psychology. Researchers at Oxford University test Byron's pain threshold by torturing her - all in the interests of science - to see what's happening in her brain. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.
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The thinking idiot's anthropologist charts the bumpy evolution of the Western world. With Dan Tetsell. From April 2006. Show more
Caroline finds a mystery customer.
For cast see page 52 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
A report on the Ballet Russes, whose surviving members are the subject of a documentary. Presented by Kirsty Lang. Producer Jerome Weatherald
3/5. Dublin poet Paula Meehan and Bulgarian poet Kapka Kassabova discuss the links between their two emerging capitals. For details see Monday and yesterday Rptd from 10.45am
Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am
The previous holder of the post of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Sir Edward Jones , recalls the tights, the trappings and the trials, as he kept the House of Lords in order. Producer Mandy Baker Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
2/4. What do Wembley Stadium's giant arch, the Falkirk wheel and the second Severn Crossing have in common? These structures are the work of Sue Nelson's second batch of modern Brunels, including Stephen Morley ,
Norman Haste and Jim Sterling. Marking the bicentenary of Isambard Kingdom Brunei's birth. Producer Tracey Logan
Shortened repeat from 9am
News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.
8/15. London, 1944: ambulance driver Kay is devoted to
Helen, but she has become fascinated by Julia. Written by Sarah Waters. For details see Monday
Sci-fi sitcom by Graham Duff.
3/6. The Transgalactic Peace Conference is thrown into jeopardy when Professor Nebulous meets the deadly Infernons and is forced to swap minds with his arch enemy; the evil Doctor Klench (guest star David Warner).
Reports from the day's events at Westminster, including the highlights from Prime Minister's Questions, presented by Robert Orchard.
3/5. Royal: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Rptd from 9.45am