Radio Choice: Generations Apart / 9am, Radio 4

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Fi Glover traces the fortunes of people from two different generations – the first "baby boomers" born in 1946 now turning 65, and the children born in 1990, at the time of the advent of the worldwide web, and now turning 21. In today's programme, she meets the baby boomers.

Book of the Week: Bred of Heaven / 9.45am, Radio 4

Author Jasper Rees travels around Wales in order to discover his "inner Welshness", and tries coal-mining, sheep shearing and coracling to help with the process.

Radio 1's Stories: Laughs in the Park / 9pm Radio 1

Highlights from Verulamium Park in St Albans include Eddie Izzard, Ross Noble and Tommy Tiernan.

Book at Bedtime: The Sense of an Ending / 10.45pm Radio 4

Julian Barnes reads from his novel narrated by a man in his sixties looking back on the suicide of a friend at the age of 22.