All the news from farming and the countryside.
With James Whitboum and guest. Producer Kathryn Blennerhassett
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Bill Westwood.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Bryon Butler with news, issues and interviews from the world of sport.
Producer Dave Harvey.
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With Ned Sherrin.
Producer Julian Mayers
With Anne Applebaum of the London Evening Standard.
Julian Pettifer launches this six-part series with a visit to the Philippines and the town some claim will be Asia's next Hong Kong- US Navy base turned booming free-port, Subic Bay. Plus, as tensions mount between mainland China and Taiwan, a top Taipei journalist comments on today's first free elections in Taiwan. Producer Maria Balinska
With Alison Mitchell. Producer Sarah Pennells
Barry Took is joined by regulars Alan Coren and Francis Wheen and guests Simon Hoggart and Clive Anderson for a delve into the stories of the week. Producer Aled Evans. Rptd Mon at 6.30pm
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical debate in Mold, Clwyd, with panellists Dr Kim Howells MP, Shadow Trade and Industry spokesperson; Ruth Lea , Head of Policy at the Institute of Directors; author Dr Rosalind Miles ; and Rod Richards MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales. Repeated from yesterday
Producers Nadine Grieve and Anne Peacock LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
Anne Caulfield's imaginative account of the lives of Elsie and Doris Waters. Larking about in a recording studio, they created the ebullient cockney characters Gert and Daisy.
The second of a six-part series focusing on the uses and abuses of history. Was Ireland ever invaded by the Romans? John Slater reveals how the illegal excavation of buried treasure near
Dublin has provoked fierce debate about events 2,000 years ago. David Anderson discusses recent evidence revealing the presence of black people in Britain as far back as the 1600s. And, Dr Carole Rawcliffe uncovers the story of the 15th-œntury Holy Anorexics.
A Pier production. Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm
Peter Evans and guests review the results of Megalab 96 - a series of mass experiments - and the other achievements of the third National Science Week.
Producer Toby Murcott. Rptd Tue 8.00pm E-MAIL: email@example.com
Reporter Julian O'Halloran. Repeated from Tuesday
Four letters in which travel writer
Adam Hopkins tries to explain to his brother Harry why he "continues to dash around the globe like a scalded cat". 1: Asturias
Producer Jane Ray Revised
A satirical sideswipe at the week's news. Repeated from yesterday
Six people explain their ideas of Utopia to Michael O'Donnell.
1: Jeanette Winterson found success with her first novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and her reputation has grown with each subsequent work.
This former child preacher talks about her personal vision of Utopia.
Producer Chris Paling. Rptd Thur 11.30pm
How Strange the Change
Why is it that in music, major keys make you feel happy and minor keys make you feel sad? Robert Dawson Scott investigates tonality, modality, the science of sound and musical teaching methods, and discovers that the western concept of major and minor is not as simple as it sounds. Producer Helen Garrison. Rptd Fri 9.30pm
By John Harrison. When Rose goes on retreat to an isolated cottage on the Yorkshire moors, she believes she is facing a life-or-death decision.
Director Michael Fox
Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Patrick Lambert
Presented by the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
John Howard tells six tales of blunders and cock-ups.
5: The story of the Coca-Cola company's disastrous decision to change the recipe of its classic drink. Producer Nick Ware Rpt
In Ruth Rendell 's psychological thriller, Guy is a born villain who loves the classy Leonora - if he can't have her for ever then no-one else will. with Natasha Pyne , David Collings , Gavin Muir , Kristin Milward , Andrew Branch , Robert East. lona Grant , Annabel Mullion. Dramatised by Robert East. Director Matthew Walters Rpt
From the London Book Fair. Vivienne
Rochester reads Andrea Levy 's tale. Repeated from Wednesday