This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Sunday, April 5 2020

06:00Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on King Edward VIII renouncing the throne to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson in 1936. 
06:05Westminster Hall - Bank Branch... ...Closures. Coverage of the debate in the House of Commons' second chamber, Westminster Hall, on bank branch closures, from Wednesday 18 March. 
07:15BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history. 
07:30Welsh Assembly - Coronavirus... ...Statement. The statement in the Welsh Assembly from cabinet secretary for health and social services Vaughan Gething, from Tuesday 24 March. 
08:35Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the creation of a Scottish Parliament and an Assembly for Wales. 
08:40Reflections: When Parties Split 5/5. In the final programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at how Brexit has split the two main political parties. 
09:20Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
10:10Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor gives a short lecture on the 1911 Parliament Act which established the primacy of the House of Commons over the House of Lords. 
10:15BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to writer Glenn Patterson about his book on Northern Ireland, Backstop Land. 
10:30Reflections - Robert Peel and... ...the Corn Laws. 1/5. In the first programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at Robert Peel and The Corn Laws. 
11:00Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of questions in the House of Commons to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday 25 March. 
12:00America this Week Highlights of the week in Washington in the fourth year of Donald Trump's presidency. 
13:00Washington Journal C-SPAN's White House Correspondent Steve Scully interviews leading figures on the American political scene and takes viewers' calls. 
15:00Politics England With Andy Street, Jess Phillips MP, Nadra Ahmed OBE and Rob Ford. [S] 
15:30BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy in discussion with an author about their latest political book. 
15:45The View Join Mark Carruthers and guests on Thursdays for The View - the week's political news, comments and expert analysis. [S] 
16:30Politics Scotland Gordon Brewer and guests look at the week's events at Westminster and Holyrood. [S] 
17:00Political Highlights Political and parliamentary highlights. 
17:30Politics Wales All the latest political news from Wales and beyond, presented by Arwyn Jones. [S] 
18:00Question Time Fiona Bruce presents an hour of topical debate from West London, with live comments from social media. On the panel : Matt Hancock MP, Yvette Cooper MP, Dame Donna Kinnair, and John Sentamu. [S] 
19:00The Andrew Marr Show Andrew Marr is joined by key political personalities to discuss topical politics. [S] 
20:15Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. The latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus, from Sunday 5 April. 
21:00Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor gives a short lecture on the 1911 Parliament Act which established the primacy of the House of Commons over the House of Lords. 
21:05Reflections: When Parties Split 1/5. In the first programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at Robert Peel and The Corn Laws. 
21:35Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of questions in the House of Commons to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday 25 March. 
22:35Acts and Facts A short lecture by historian Kate Williams on the 1534 Act of Supremacy which made Henry VIII the head of the church in England. 
22:40Scottish Parliament -... ...Coronavirus Statement. The statement in the Scottish Parliament by first ninister Nicola Sturgeon and cabinet secretary for justice Humza Yousaf on the coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
00:55The Week in Parliament Highlights from across the week in Parliament as well as the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Assembly, presented by David Cornock. [S] 
01:25BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to barrister and broadcaster Hashi Mohamed about his book People Like Us What it Takes to Make it in Modern Britain. 
01:40Acts and Facts Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1876 Royal Titles Act, which gave Queen Victoria the title of Empress of India. 
01:45Reflections: When Parties Split 2/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Joseph Chamberlain, who first split the Liberal Party and later the Unionists. 
02:15Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. The latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus, from Sunday 5 April. 
03:00Acts and Facts Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1935 Government of India Act, which granted India a degree of self-government. 
03:05BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to economist and journalist Liam Halligan about his book Home Truths on the UK's housing shortage. 
03:20House of Lords - Global Road... ...Deaths. The debate in the House of Lords on efforts to reduce global traffic deaths as part of the UN's sustainable development goals, from Thursday 19 March. 
04:50Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor on the 1931 National Government formed by Labour leader Ramsay MacDonald to avoid a general election during a financial crisis. 
04:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker about their book, An Extraordinary Scandal, on the MPs expenses crisis of 2009. 
05:10Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams on the 1832 Reform Act, which widened the franchise for general elections, created constituencies in new cities and abolished the 'rotten boroughs'. 
05:15House of Commons - Urgent... ...Question on Help for the Self-Employed. The Urgent Question in the House of Commons on help for the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak, from Tuesday 24 March.