Today's running order
A new exhibition opening next week at the Jewish Museum will explore the importance of blood and the part it plays in religion and in wider society. We speak to Abigail Morris, director of the Jewish Museum.
The Chancellor, George Osborne, has today named the members of the National Infrastructure Commission, an independent body that will determine what infrastructure the country needs and which are the most important projects. Speaking on the programme is Brian Collins, Professor of Engineering Policy at UCL.
Four and a half years ago Panorama exposed the appalling abuse of people with learning disabilities and autism at the now closed Winterbourne View Specialist Hospital. Speaking on the programme is Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).
After the hacking of TalkTalk there was discussion about how data needs to be encrypted; but what about when criminals use encryption to hide their communications? Our security correspondent Gordon Corera has been talking to police, spies and the White House about what that means.
Spending a short time on an allotment once a week can improve mood and help people maintain a healthy weight, according to a study. Speaking on the programme is Dr Carly Wood, lecturer in nutrition and exercise science at University of Westminster and co-author of the report, and Alex Lomax, winner of the BBC’s Big Allotment Challenge.
The Chancellor George Osborne has today named the members of the National Infrastructure Commission, an independent body that will determine what infrastructure the country needs and which are the most important projects. We speak to Patrick Mcloughlin, Secretary of State for Transport.
Three weeks ago we reported from the village of Great Heck in North Yorkshire where people were angry about a mountain of rotting rubbish left by a waste management firm that was out of business. It is still there - although there is finally an agreement to clear it. Tom Bateman is in Great Heck this morning.
Foreign ministers from the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Turkey meeting in Vienna to discuss the conflict in Syria will be joined on Friday by the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. The BBC’s chief international correspondent, Lyse Doucet, has been speaking with Mr Javad Zarif, and we also hear from Hossein Rassam, former political analyst at the British Embassy in Tehran, now an independent consultant on Iran.
Four and a half years ago Panorama exposed the appalling abuse of people with learning disabilities and autism at the now closed Winterbourne View Specialist hospital. Alison Holt has been visiting parents of a former resident of the hospital; we also hear from Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England and chair of the Transforming Care Delivery Board.
The author and illustrator Lauren Child - creator of Charlie and Lola - has spent thirty years creating a doll’s house which is finally complete and now on display at the House of Illustration in London. Our reporter Nicola Stanbridge has been to see it and to look at the appeal of the doll's house in childhood and beyond.
Tomorrow, New Zealand face Australia in the final of the Rugby World Cup. However, one area of controversy in this year’s tournament has been the perceived lack of consistency in the refereeing. Ed Morrison has refereed three Rugby World Cup Finals, and Jeremy Guscott is a former rugby player for Bath, England and the British and Irish Lions.
Tonight will see the stage premiere of The Phantom Raspberry Blower of Old London Town, a new comedy based on scripts by Spike Milligan. We speak to star of the show, David Boyle.
Adele’s new single, Hello, is expected to enter the singles chart at number one today. Martin Talbot is chief executive of the Official Charts Company and Gemma Cairney is presenter of Radio 1’s The Surgery.
All subject to change.
- Fri 30 Oct 2015 06:00