with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells on Sunday from the Church of St Nicholas, Old Marston, Oxford. Stereo
Sue Broom joins Gerald Beavis , a shepherd, for breakfast in an unusual location - a lambing hut. Producer Carol Trewin
with Alison Hilliard and Andrew Green.
Editor David Coomes including at
speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of the Abbeyfield Society, which provides care and companionship for elderly people who are no longer able or willing to live alone. 0 DONATIONS to: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]
Worship for St David 's Day from the Plough United
Reformed Church, Brecon, led by the Rev Gethin Rhys. Readings: Psalm 92;
Ephesians 2, w 11-14, 16-19; John 8, vv 2-11;
Hymns: Immortal, Invisible; I Bow in Silence at Thy Feet;
And Can It Be; At the Name of Jesus; God of Grace and God of Glory; Guide Me, 0 Thou Great Jehovah.
Organist Bryan Williams.
Director Niall Fraser
with Louise Levene.
Producer Dinah Lammiman. Stereo
with Chris Serle.
Last year's Reith lecturer, geneticist Dr Steve Jones , talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Janet Lee. Stereo
with Nick Clarke.
Deputy editor Anne Koch
Chairman Clay Jones digs into the postbag, and calls on Dr Stefan Buczacki ,
Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward to solve listeners' gardening problems. Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson
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Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ
A Scourge of Hyacinths Somewhere near Lagos the sinister Brigade Against Indiscipline are active.
Miguel Domingo , who comes from an influential family, has been falsely arrested. Will he escape his fate?
Written by Wole Soyinka , winner of the 1986 Nobel
Prize for Literature.
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo (Rot)
A irport announcer:
A report from America on NASA's search for radio messages from outer space. Presented by Laurie Taylor.
Producer Emma Selby. Stereo
Sticks and Stones
Peter Hennessy chairs a discussion on the politics of language.
Les Woodland meets the last of six people who have shown that life doesn't end with the pension book:
Tom Setchell , who makes and repairs Romany-style caravans.
Lesley Abdela makes a personal tour of "suffragette" London - from the 1890s to the 1990s. She pays homage to Emmeline Pankhurst and asks women MPs what issues today make them want to chain themselves to railings.
Producer Sarah Pitt
Is there life after therapy? George Hyde describes his brush with madness. Stereo
Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.
The last of the series in which writers talk to
Christopher Bigsby about the novel that has pride of place on their bookshelves: P D James and Emma by Jane Austen.
Reader Susan Sheridan.
Producer John Theocharis Stereo
Deadline for the Dark Continent
Almost ten years ago
Michael Buerk observed, first hand, the utter degradation of those caught in the Ethiopian famine. Since then the whole of Africa has continued to slide into poverty. In the second of four programmes, Michael Buerk looks at the West's attempts to shore up bankrupt countries like Tanzania. Who has benefited most from these economic interventions - the country's impoverished coffee farmers or the bureaucrats of Dares Salaam? Producer Sue Davies
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 talks about her new novel, Bird Inside. Stereo
Sir John Harvey
Last of four programmes. The Arts Debate
Artists, musicians, actors, directors, arts administrators and sponsors gather at the Royal National Theatre to debate the proposition that: "Britain is failing to ensure the future of the arts."
The speakers include:
Proposing: Mark Fisher , MP, Labour Arts
Simon Mundy , Director, National Campaign for the Arts; Christopher Gable , Artistic Director,
Northern Ballet Theatre.
Opposing: Rt Hon Timothy Renton , MP, Minister for the Arts; Anthony Everitt , Secretary General of the Arts Council; Colin Tweedy , Director General,
Association for Business
Sponsorship of the Arts.
Chairman Brian Redhead.
Producer Margaret Hill
Including the chance to contribute to a major book on people and plants in the UK. Presented by Jessica Holm.
BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Several times a week a group ofjubilados or retired people meet in their London social club.
But these Spaniards didn't expect to still be here 50 years after fleeing Spain's civil war. Harold Heckle tells the story of their flight and exile.
Producer Manna Salandy-Brown Stereo
Presented by Patrick Bartlett.
Producer Charles Sigler
The Celtic Way
Poets and Pilgrims In the last of his four journeys to discover the legacy of Celtic
Christianity, Ian Bradley visits Wales.
Producer Alastair Simmons Stereo