The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys. Details as Monday, plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates.
Final episode: The Harvests
Esther Rantzen talks to Dr Anthony Clare.
Former Secretary of State for Energy Tony Benn draws on his private diary tapes, never broadcast until now, to recall how in 1977 the Windscale nuclear complex was brought to the edge of catastrophe. Producer Keith Jones
3: Roughing it in St Petersburg. Who writes the guidebooks? This programme follows two Rough Guide writers round St Petersburg and finds out how and why they do it. The creators of two of the most popular series, Rough Guide and Lonely Planet, explain how it all began. Producer Hilary McLennan
Jesus Lord We Look to Thee (Vienna, BBC HB 374); Romans 6, w 17-23; Steal Away (Arr Tippett ); And Can It Be (Sagina). BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.
Judges. Episode 6: Samson's Riddle.
with John Howard.
John le Carre's story adapted in eight Parts.
Starring James Fox as Magnus Pym, James Grout as Jack Brotherhood and Brenda Bruce as Miss Dubber.
Jack Brotherhood continues with his investigations, picking his way through the past life of the missing Magnus Pym.
Czech border guard:
Czech security officer:
with James Naughtie.
The last of three plays about freedom and captivity. Lynn Farleigh plays Jo, imprisoned for 14 years and now on hunger strike, in Jacqueline Holbor ough's powerful drama about trust and the nature of freedom.
Prisoners played by John Bull , Paul Downing , Ben Onwukwe and Dale Rapley Director Marilyn Imrie
Phil Smith offers a perspective on life and current affairs from the fish queue in the open market. 2: Forging Links Producer Gillian Hush
3.42 R S V P
The last in the series in which Matthew Parris investigates intriguing letters that have no known reply.
After 13 years Tchaikovsky's patron abruptly ended her intimate correspondence with the composer. He expressed his sorrow in a last letter. Producer Julia Gillett
New movies this week include Tom and Jerry and the cinema release of The Snapper. Judy Meewezen talks to author Ben Owen , publishing his first book at 76. Presented by Mark Steyn. Producer Myfanwy Vickers (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
by Steve Dixon.
Company secretary Stuart Prynne finds that the business of winding up the company stirs memories ... Read by John Evitts. Producer Adrian Bean
Most people experience a chance meeting or an outrageous coincidence at some time in their lives. The rational mind would like to dismiss such events, but people often remain puzzled by them and wonder if they point to a different ordering of their lives. In the first of three programmes, George Barber talks to people who have had such experiences and finds many of them still struggling to make sense of what happened.
Producer John Watkins
(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Nigel Cassidy.
3: Lancashire Cotton Looms. Once teams of women operated the work-horses of the cotton mills - the Lancashire looms. Now automation has made most of them redundant.
Paul Heiney discovers a way of life that is all but lost.
Six people talk frankly to Peter White about their lives and their disabilities.
1: Actor, writer and documentary maker Nabil Shaban.
Producer Ronni Davis