from the Parish Church of St Helen, St Helens, Merseyside.
For the feast of Pentecost, Mark Tully considers different views of the Holy Spirit and of inspiration.
A Unique Broadcasting production
3:Skinner's Farm. Chris Skinner shows
Lionel Kelleway his Norfolk farm, where the latest technology dovetails with the best of British wildlife.
Producer Julian Hector
Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producers Rachel Hawkes and Phil Pegum
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from St Bamabus, Dulwich. Led by the Rev Richard Cattley. Introit (McVicker); 0 Thou who earnest from above
(Hereford); Communion setting
(Hubbard in E flat); Psalm 150 (Mawby); Spirit of the living God (Iverson); Veni sanctus spiritus (Taize); Faithful shepherd (Silcher/McVicker); Come down 0 love divine (Down Ampney). Director of music William McVicker.
Organist Jeremy Barham. Organ scholar Paul Knight. Violinist Simon Parker.
Media news with Joanna Coles.
Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue 11.00pm
5: Leaves and Other Stuff. Fergal Keane presents the travel series. This week, a listener chews some Ghat in Lamu and Nick Haslam spends a weekend with the tribespeople of Eastern India. Producer Noah Richier
Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed chooses eight favourite records.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am
with James Cox.
Anne Swithinbank , Nigel Colborn and Bob Flowerdew take queries from Oxfordshire gardeners.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am
The second half of William Makepeace Thackeray's account of the rise and fall of a rascally Irish rogue, dramatised by John Scotney.
Music composed by Neil Martin
Director Michael Quinn. Rptd Friday 2.00pm
Ngaire Woods examines the European Union's relations with its southern neighbours.
Repeated from Thursday
Charles Kennedy MP meets the passengers and staff who will be sharing his sleeper journey home from Westminster to Inverness.
Repeated from Tuesday
Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests for theirfavourite poems. Producer Paul Dodgson. Requests may be sent to Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR
Out of the Copper Cage. The globalisation of the business world requires a seamless web of telecommunications. Peter Day asks if the existing telephone companies can provide what people demand. Producer Paul Dwyer
A three-part drama by Hadley Irwin tells the story of a native American girl growing up in the Mesquakie tribe. 2: The Land of Promise with Colin McFarlane , Eric Meyers , Andrew Wincott , Steve Hodson , David Thorpe , Kate Binchy and Sandra James Young
Dramatised by Michael Butt. Music by Stephen Faux. Director Nandita Ghose First broadcast on Radio 5
Edward Blishen and his guests Ray Connolly and Lynda Myles discuss three favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Wednesday
8.00 Artworks Live with David Self
8.30 The State of Welfare 9.00
Caribbean and Asian Workers 9.20
Reformers and Secular Authority 9.40 Sovereignty Revisited: Neil Ascherson in conversation
Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm
John Simpson investigates the lives of people forced into exile.
5: Nan DM. Wealthy landowner turned servant of the Khmer Rouge. Producer Marc Jobst
Johnny Vaughan asks why we still don't know where the human race originated. Repeated from Wednesday
2: Professor Lewis Wolpert introduces a selection of diaries exploring science, including entries from Newton, Faraday, and Darwin. Producer Sally Marmion Rpt
The role of secret intelligence services in the post-Cold War world. 1: Whatever Happened to the KGB?
Christopher Andrew visits the Lubyanka. Producer Dennis Sewell Rpt
"Mr Apology" is a New York artist who explores the border between fantasy and reality with his Apology Line project. Repeated from Monday
Laughing in the Spirit. Canon John Gunstone compares the "Toronto
Blessing" with earlier experiences of Pentecostal revival.
Producer Norman Winter