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With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Stourton
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Joel Edwards.

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: Brain Matters

BBC Radio 4 FM

Led by the Rev Ernest Rea. Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (Llanfair). Matthew 28, vv16-20. The Ascension
(Moore). Christ Triumphant, Ever Reigning (Guiting Power). Director of music Barry Rose.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev Ernest Rea.
Music:
Barry Rose.

England v Sri Lanka
Live coverage of the first day's play in the Second Test at Edgbaston. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Simon Mann.
Producer Peter Baxter 'approximatetime
- Andrew Flintoff answers One Final Question: page 154

Contributors

Commentary By:
Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By:
Henry Blofeld
Commentary By:
Simon Mann.
Producer:
Peter Baxter
Unknown:
Andrew Flintoff

Regional Variations (2)

The National Short Story Prize -the Winner

BBC Radio 4 FM

BBC National Short Story Award

BBC National Short Story Award 2006

Episode 5: An Anxious Man

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

By James Lasdun. 4 Extra Debut. John Schwab reads the winning entry from over 1400 submissions in 2006's launch. The struggles of a man with financial worries.

Despite a minor hitch in the proceedings, careful Kath carries on with her planned "girlie" weekend in Pans with bossy Beatrice. Now she feels free to live a little and really let her hair down. Written by Sheila Goff.
Producer/Director David Hunter

Contributors

Written By:
Sheila Goff.
Director:
David Hunter
Kath:
Marion Bailey
Malcolm:
Stephen Hogan
Beatrice:
Linda Marlowe
Mum:
Emily Wacnter
Geoff:
Tony Selby

7/10. The problem-solving programme, presented by Stewart Henderson. Producer Sarah Cuddon PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
Stewart Henderson.
Producer:
Sarah Cuddon

4/5. My Beautiful Lambretta. Written by Lee Pressman and read by Struan Rodger and Keith Drinkel. A Mod and a Rocker are brought together to tell their version of events when, in May 1964, thousands of teenagers battled it out along the sea front at Brighton. For details see Monday

Contributors

Written By:
Lee Pressman
Read By:
Struan Rodger
Read By:
Keith Drinkel.

74/90. LordCurzon, Tibet and Younghusband. At the end of the 19th century, Britain saw Tibet as remote and not particularly important. Lord Curzon, the viceroy of India, had other ideas. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Jack Davenport , Joss Ackland and Rupert Degas. For further details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Juliet Stevenson
Unknown:
Jack Davenport
Unknown:
Joss Ackland
Unknown:
Rupert Degas.

Imagine if you could harness the power of the 34,000 commuters who pass through London's Victoria station in peak rush hour. These people could be generating 102kWh of power - that's enough energy to provide the power for 25 households for that day. To discuss how to convert this untapped energy source Quentin Cooper is joined by Claire Price, director of an architecture practice that has spent the last six months aiming to bring the technology out of the lab and onto the streets. Producer Colin Grant

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Producer:
Colin Grant

6/6. Sketch comedy with a twist of strangeness, starring Robert Webb and David Mitchell. Including this week the uses of swingball as a cure for depression and why Maid Marian is such fun at parties. With James Bachman and Olivia Colman. Producer Gareth Edwards
BBC AUDIO: The second series of That Mitchell and Webb Sound is available on CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Webb
Unknown:
David Mitchell.
Unknown:
Maid Marian
Unknown:
James Bachman
Unknown:
Olivia Colman.
Producer:
Gareth Edwards

With Kirsty Lang , including the announcement of the winner of this year's Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries. Producer Stephen Hughes

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsty Lang
Producer:
Stephen Hughes

4/5. Sweet Dreams. While Kate struggles to come to terms with life as her son prepares to leave the nest, her confidante and neighbour, Sarah, gains the strength to finally let go. Written by April De Angelis.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
De Angelis.
Kate:
Lizzy McLnnerny
Sarah:
Sylvestra Le Touzel

Mozart's glorious Mass in C, K337, is the musical setting for a celebration for Ascension Day in the year marking the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.
A congregation of listeners join the BBC Daily Service Singers, the Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and orchestral players from Canzona for a special service of Holy Communion. Musical director Richard Tanner.
Celebrant the Rev Nicholas Holtam. Preacher the Dean of St Albans, the Very Rev Jeffrey John. Producer Clair Jaquiss

Contributors

Director:
Richard Tanner.
Unknown:
Nicholas Holtam.
Unknown:
Jeffrey John.
Producer:
Clair Jaquiss

New series 1/9. The summer season of the science and technology series kicks off with a visit to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where Geoff Watts takes a look at the science behind some of the exhibits on display. Producer Alexandra Feachem

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Alexandra Feachem

4/4. This week's show is a unique concept episode called A Journey into the Centre of Rick Wakeman. Mitch and the team must be miniaturised and inserted into Rick to prevent impending war. It is a voyage told through song. Do not adjust your set. With Alfie Joey and Robin Ince , Tasha Baylis and Kirsty Newton. Producer Adam Bromley

Contributors

Unknown:
Rick Wakeman.
Unknown:
Alfie Joey
Unknown:
Robin Ince
Unknown:
Tasha Baylis
Unknown:
Kirsty Newton.
Producer:
Adam Bromley

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