with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger
Introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells on Sunday from St Clements Church, Hastings.
An exploration of the wildlife of Britain. Producer Julian Hector
with Trevor Barnes.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Christine Morgan
speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which helps people in East Africa overcome poverty and malnutrition.
DONATIONS TO: Send a Cow, [address removed]
Hope for All the Earth
During Advent, Christians from different ethnic backgrounds explore the theme of hope. 2: Hope for the Community. Christians from the Indian subcontinent gather in Battersea.
Led by Canon Ivor Smith-Cameron , Rev George Kavoor and Ram Gidoomal, and music from Asia Worships. Producer Claire Campbell Smith
Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm
5: Perils of the Flesh. To what extent are Westerners' fears about disease and maladies merely a mask for prejudice? Stephen Jessel , the BBC's former Paris correspondent, looks at the mordant experiences of intrepid travellers. Producer Noah Richler
with the writer Margaret Forster.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am
Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Roddy Llewellyn are in South
Glamorgan. Chairman Eric Robson.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am FACTSHEET: send sae marked 49/94 to
Gardeners' Question Time Factsheet[address removed]
R L Stevenson's classic novel of adventure and friendship dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 2: Murder in Appin. The brig Covenant is shipwrecked off the coast of Scotland and David Balfour is cast ashore. He has Alan Breck 's silver button safe in his pocket and he makes his way to Appin, and a fateful encounter. Director Marilyn Imrie Rpt For cast see Friday 2.00pm
Andrew Marr examines the options for the future shape of government in Northern Ireland.
Revised rpt from Thursday
Vivian Stanshall , lead labio-dentalist with the Bonzo Dog Band, artist and humanist, goes back to Southend in the first of a new series of features about people and places. Repeated from Tuesday
Dr Jan Marsh interviews
Christina Rossetti , played by Anne Harvey , and discovers some insights into the emotional life of the poet, in this centenary year of her death. Introduced by Gareth Owen. Producer Sally Marmion
First in a new three-part dramatisation of L Frank Baum 's classic tale about
Dorothy's trip down the Yellow Brick Road, where she befriends the Scarecrow, the Tinman and the Lion and does battle with the Wicked Witch.
Dramatised by Marcy Kahan. Music by Dominique Legendre. Director Sally Avens
Witch of the North:
Two into One Won't Go
As companies pare down their workforces year after year, Peter Day asks what impact this has on those still in work. Are longer hours and flatter careers a sign of the times? And how can business retain the commitment of the staff who stay? Producer Rosamund Jones
with Michele Roberts , Fiona MacCarthy and Julian Critchley MP. Repeated from Wednesday
Repeated from yesterday at 4.00pm
Nick Baker looks at creative and factual writing.
8.30 The French Experience
9: Meneurs. Chantal Cuergoes into French domestic life and discovers who does what in the French home.
9.15 Make German Your Business
Some basics of business German.
9.45 New Series Short Stories in Italian
Luna e Gnac by Italo Calvino. Read by Enrico Verdecchia and introduced by Loredana Polezzi of Warwick University.
Alan Cumming reads from the new Yale edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's letters. Producer Tamsin Collison. See also In Search of Robert Louis Stevenson : Radio 2 10.00pm
What should children be taught about the environment? Repeated from Wednesday
Can even the greatest crimes be pardoned? Jeremy Isaacs explores the theme of forgiveness in opera. Producer Nadine Grieve
Professor Sir Roy Caine at the University of Cambridge discusses his work with human liver transplants and his ideas on population control. Producer Constance St Louis
Producer Smita Patel
Through These Eyes ... 2: British Asian Christians reflect on their faith, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas. Producer Norman Winter