Four programmes looking at traditional ways of life that may soon be coming to an end.
2: Knackers Seven days a week, in all weathers, the knacker is on call, ready with truck, gun and sharpened knife. It is an essential job, dealing with the three million farm animals that die each year. Paul Heiney travels to the Peaks to discover why this ancient trade may soon disappear. Producer Marc Jobst
Ramadan, Passover, Lent - all involve rituals of self-denial and sacrifice.
In a special programme from Birmingham Jenni Mills explores the connections between faith and practice.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial: Northanger Abbey (5)
As hundreds of businesses face potential bankruptcy, today's programme considers how far you can read your way out of the recession. Troubleshooter Sir John Harvey Jones and Stuart Rock of The
Director join Nigel Forde to discuss the variety and value of business books.
And Wendy Perriam - who set out to write a book with no Catholicism and no sex
- explains how she managed the first but not the second in her new novel Bird Inside.
Producer Belinda Sample. Stereo
Sir John Harvey
Marathon by Herman Charles Bosman.
In the little South African town of Bekkersdal they had heard of the latest craze for "marathon dancing". But an altogether more extraordinary marathon was about to take place in their own church.
Read by Stratford Johns. Producer Matthew Walters
This week's panel: Simon Jenkins , editor of The Times;
Charles Kennedy , MP, President of the Liberal Democrats;
Joan Ruddock , MP, Labour Party
Spokeswoman on Transport; and Rt Hon Norman Tebbit.MP . From London.
Producer Anna Carragher
Rt Hon Norman
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