Words and music with Georgie Baxendale. Producer Johnston McKay
with Jack Hywel-Davies . including Bells on Sunday from St David 's, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
In Somerset Robert Forster meets Rod and Joan Thatcher who tend a surprising flock. Producer Gill Powell
with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Barnes. Producer Christine Morgan
speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which provides information and support services for Arthrogryposis sufferers and their families.
Donations to: TAG, [address removed]. Credit cards: [number removed]
by Alistair Cooke.
from Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath. Led by Rev John Rackley. John 20, w 19-20 and 24-27; Christ is risen! alleluia! (Morgenlied); Good Christians all, rejoice and sing (Vuipius); In a byre near Bethlehem (Wild Mountain Thyme); He is Lord (Anon); Christ Triumphant ever reigning (Guiting Power); Taize Canon (Per Crucem); Organ Sortie: The Strife Is O'er (Noel Rawsthorne ). Musical Director Frank North. Accompanist Pat Coleman.
Presented by Joanna Coles.
Producer Anne Reevell
Hedey in Naples. As a beachmaster in the Anzio landing in 1944, Lord Heaiey spent much of his war in Italy, not only fighting but also discovering a love of Italian food, culture and women. Arthur Smith hears
Denis Healey 's recollections of the past. Producer Sara Jane Hall
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes talks to Sue Lawley about his life and work.
with James Cox.
Visitors to the International Spring Gardening Fair at London's Olympia quiz Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Bob Flowerdew about things horticultural. The chairman is Eric Robson. A Taylor Made production
Find out how Eric Robson is growing into his new role
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A Hard-Won Retreat. Peter Kelly stars as Father Chisholm and Hannah Gordon as Mother Maria Veronica in the last part of A J Cronin's epic tale of a man's faith as he struggles against adversity and the severe penance he feels he has to suffer.
Music by Max Early
Dramatised and directed by David Spenser
A Saffron production
with Private Eye editor Ian Hislop.
Eamonn McCabe , picture editor of the Guardian, explores the way we perceive our surroundings.
Simon Rae introduces some listeners' requests, read by Andrew Sachs and Alison Sterling , and talks to guest Lavinia Greenlaw about her favourite poets. Producer Sara Davies
with Chris Dunkley.
Radio 4's new regular slot for children's drama begins with Herge's tales of the intrepid boy reporter.
1: The Seven Crystal Balls. An Inca tomb has been violated by European explorers who, one by one, are struck down by a sinister curse. Tintin sets out to investigate.
Dramatised by Simon Eastwood
Producer John Yorke (first broadcast on Radio 5)
As election day looms, Peter Day finds out if South African business is ready for the momentous changes about to sweep the country.
Producer Catherine Charnaud
The pianist Alfred Brendel talks to Sue MacGregor about his life and work. Producer Gillian Hush
The Abuse of Power. Crawford Logan reads the former Times political correspondent James Margach 's accounts of Baldwin's battle with the press barons Rothermere and Beaverbrook, and of Harold Wilson 's unhappy relationship with Fleet Street's doyenne of correspondents Norah Beloff. Adapted by Trevor Royie. Producer Hamish Wilson
Presented by Kelvin Boot.
In the first of the new series, Mark Whittaker questions the greenness of Britain's woodland policy.
Katia and Marielle Labeque , the French piano duo, talk to June
Knox-Mawer about their lives and careers. They introduce their recordings of Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, Gershwin's Walking the Dog, Blue in Green by Miles Davis , and the Poulenc Concerto in D minor. Producer Derek Drescher
First in a two-part collection of the best live sessions from last year.
John Rackley looks at the story of the journey to Emmaus in Luke's Gospel and finds powerful contemporary parallels.