with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger
with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells on Sunday from Holy Trinity Church, Guildford.
An exploration of Britain's wildlife. Producer Grant Sonnex
with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Christine Morgan
speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the BBC's annual appeal for children.
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Hope for All the Earth
During Advent, Christians from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds explore the theme of hope.
1: Hope for Ourselves from Woodgreen New Testament Church of God, London. The largely Caribbean congregation is led by the Rev Eric Brown with the preacher Rev Joel
Edwards of the Evangelical Alliance. Director of music Patrice Carter.
Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm
4: The Beaten Track. Fergal Keane , BBC Radio's long-time South Africa correspondent, presents reports from areas ravaged by conflict and clinging to tenuous peace, with features from Rwanda, Yugoslavia and Beirut. Producer Noah Richler
with the painter Sir Howard Hodgkin. Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am
Pippa Greenwood , Geoffrey Smith and Nigel Colborn are in County Durham. Chairman Eric Robson.
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Another chance to hear Robert Louis
Stevenson's classic novel of adventure and friendship, dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 1: The House of Shaws. The year is 1751 and Scotland is still in political turmoil after the Jacobite rebellion.
Young David Balfour makes his way to Edinburgh, and his adventures begin.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Rptd Friday at 2.00pm
Francis Cairncross asks whether imported American film, television and pop music threatens Europe's culture and entertainment industry. Repeated from Thursday
Dylan Winter and his faithful horse Molly reach journey's end. Repeated from Tuesday
Christina Rossetti , who died a hundred years ago, is known chiefly as a member of the Pre-Raphaelites and for the "quiet music" of her poetry.
Gareth Owen rediscovers the life of this ever-popular poet with Jan Marsh , author of a new biography. Readings by Anne Harvey Producer Sally Marmion
A clap of thunder ... a howling dog.... and a ring at the doorbell. These are the three sound effects that entrants of the BBC Education Writing for Radio competition were invited to use as a plot outline for a radio play.
This is the prizewinning entry by 15-year-old Inderjeet Lalli, adapted and dramatised by Michael Butt. Producer Alan Lambert
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Presented by Peter Day. Editor Stephen Chilcott
Edward Blishen and his guests, gardener Geoff Hamilton and MP Ken Livingstone , select three paperbacks. Repeated from Wednesday
Nick Baker looks at creative and factual writing.
8.30 The French Experience 8: Hotels et Campings, with Chantal Cuer on booking a hotel and Miles Kington on the French sense of humour.
9.1S Make German Your Business
Some basics of business German.
9.45 Short Stories in Spanish Nos han dado la tierra by Juan Rulfo. The last in the series is read by Guillermo Leon -Ruiz and introduced by Mike Gonzalez of Glasgow University.
Repeated from yesterday at 4.00pm
All Parrots Speak by Paul Bowles. John Guerrasio reads a traveller's tale of psittacine addiction. Producer Kate McAII
Presented by Mark Whittaker. Repeated from Wednesday
Prepare to be seduced as Jeremy Isaacs , general director of the Royal Opera House, presents music from opera's great lovers. Producer Nadine Grieve
Jocelyn Bell-Burnell , professor of Physics at the Open University, talks to Barbara Myers about discovering pulsating stars.
Producer Constance St Louis
Producer Smita Patel
Through These Eyes ...
The first in a series of four programmes featuring people from different cultures as they prepare to celebrate Christmas.
This week, black Christians from
Birmingham's inner city tell their story. Producer Tim Pemberton