The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
With the Rev Roger Hutchings.
With Anna Ford and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament Editor Roger Mosey
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With Jimmy McGovern.
Producer Olivia Seligman Repeat
Chris Dunkley with listeners' comments on BBC Network Radio. Producer Alison Vernon Smith Repeated Sunday at 6.15pm
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A series of six programmes looking at the changing face of town centres. 3:In for Lunch. Ray Gosling at the ancient and noted Red Lion Hotel in the city of Salisbury. The public luncheon room of the principal hotel of the principal town on Market Day used to be the place where you'd meet everyone who was anyone. How has that aspect of town life changed? Producer Julia Shaw
Today's news from 50 years ago. For details see Monday
Introduced by Sue Cameron . Serial: The Transit of Venus. Final part. For details see Monday
Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Producer Mary Colwell
Repeated Sunday at 8.00pm
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Mark Whittaker presents reports on consumer and social affairs.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]
Genetically engineered food.
Who needs it? Who profits from it? And who really knows if it's safe? Derek Cooper investigates. Producer Sheila Dillon
Editor Kevin Marsh
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
The second of Jane Smiley 's three-part drama.
Since Larry Cook 's decision to divide his farm between his three daughters, he has become increasingly irrational. Repeated from Sunday
With Laurie Taylor and guests.
Tim Marlow reads Iain Sinclair's new book reporting picturesque journeys on foot round London. Plus news of the Guinness Pub Theatre Awards. Producer Paul Quinn. Revised repeat at 9.30pm
In Peter Lovesey 's story a haircut turns into an uncomfortably close shave for the unfortunate client. Read by John Baddeley
Producer Matthew Walters Repeat
David Stafford with more ideas for enjoying a great British weekend. Producer David Prest
David redeems himself.
Written by Simon Frith. Director David Ian Neville. Editor Vanessa Whitburn Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
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Michael Rosen presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Fiona McLean
Repeated Sunday 3.30pm
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On the panel taking questions in Leicester are Peg Alexander , speaker for the Green Party; Michael Jack MP , financial secretary to the Treasury; the Rt Rev Dr Tom Butler , Bishop of Leicester; and Jack Straw MP, shadow Home Secretary. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nadine Grieve
Repeated tomorrow 1.10pm
Eric Bailey 's great passion is beekeeping. One summer's day he begins to explain its wonders to his young grandson.
Producer Penny Arnold Repeat
By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am
Ern Malley and the Wizards of Oz In 1943, two Australian poets invented their own deceased poetic genius, Ern Malley. So triumphant was the hoax that the effects of their wizardry still reverberate in the literary world. Written and presented by Fintan O'Toole.
Repeated from Saturday
With Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch
Nigel Williams 's black comedy. Part 5. For details see Monday
The comedy revue team devour another week's news.
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm
A quizzical look at life from the essayists with attitude. Presented by John Diamond.
Producer Brian King
By Helen Dunmore. Final part. For details see Monday