With Denis Nowlan
Editor Chris Burns
Richard Uridge with stories from the countryside. Producer Gabi Fisher. Repeated Thursday 1.30pm
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Christina Rees
This week, the naked truth. Michael Goldfarb is a writer whose wife says he spends too much time working at home. He considers the amusing contradiction between the seriousness of the business conversation one is having on the telephone and the strangeness of the activity one is doing while having that conversation. Presented by John Peel.
Producer Fiona Hill. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: email@example.com. Repeated Monday llpm
With Ned Sherrin
Producer Torquil MacLeod
Three special programmes to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Food Programme. 1:
Derek Cooper examines our quest for convenience and charts the rise and rise of fast-food and one-stop shopping. See also The Archive Hourat 8pm.
Producer Min Raisman. Repeated Monday 4pm Food: page 36
Programme of the Week: page 121
Kate Adie presents insight and analysis from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant
Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice for all those trying to make the most of their money.
Producer Marcia Hughes
More interpretations of the week's events.With Chairman Simon Hoggart. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined in St Aidan's Church of England High School in Harrogate, North
Yorkshire, by panellists including Lord Lamont, Janet Street Porter and Anne Taylor MP.
Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls in response to this week's edition of Any Questions?
Producer Usa Jenkinson. LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
In America between the 1830s and the 1860s, many slaves chose to flee the drudgery and hardship of life on southern plantations and escape northwards to states where slavery had already been abolished, orto Canada. They depended on a network of strangers to shelter and shuttle them from one hiding place to another. Judith Kampfnertells their extraordinary Story. Producer Nigel Acheson
By CS Forester, dramatised by Robin Brooks.
Three men working in an advertising agency are caught taking bribes by their manager. To evade prosecution, the ringleader resorts to murder, drawing his colleagues into a vortex of violence.
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Jenni Murray.
Editor Ruth Gardiner
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Eddie Mair.
Brian Sibley with the big picture on the world of film. This week, with the new Midsummer Night's Dream pulling in the crowds, a student's guide to Shakespeare on film. Plus the expert guide to films On television. Producer Harry Parker
WRITE TO: Talking Pictures, BBC Radio 4, London W1A 1AA
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm
Simon Fanshawe 's guests this week include Annie Nightingale and Darcey Bussell. Plus livejazzfrom Steve Lodderand saxophonist Andy Sheppard.
Producers Hannah Andrassy and Lucy Willmore
Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the week's cultural highlights, including a new biography of Rubens which examines the artistic politics of the age, and a new production of Sean O'Casey 's Juno and the Paycock starring Colm Meaney and Dervla Molloy.
Producer Nicki Paxman
Undertaker and poet Thomas Lynch reflects on the mysteries of life and death. 3: Funerals-R-Us
Producer Kate McAH. Repeated tomorrow 12.15am
To mark the 20th anniversary of The Food
Programme, Derek Cooper recalls some of his memorable moments with the programme, including an encounterwith Elizabeth David , a trip down the London sewers and a gruelling visit to a slaughterhouse.
Producer Min Raisman
By DH Lawrence , dramatised in three parts by Michael Butt. 2: Gertrude Morel 's unhappy marriage makes her cling to both her sons. Paul gets a job and begins to win prizes for his paintings, but as his adolescent friendship with the beautiful Miriam develops, his mother becomes bitterlyjealous.
Repeated from Sunday
The series in which Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions on an issue of current concern.
5: Racism. An examination of racist attitudes in middle-class Britain. Commissioners: Lord Taylor of Warwick, Professor Susan Greenfield and Professor Conor Gearty.
Repeated from Wednesday
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to contestants. First round - the north-west of England. Repeated from Monday
Frank Delaney introduces requests for poetry by DH Lawrence, read by Samuel West.
Repeated from Sunday
By Sian James , read by Stevie Parry. When
Edward opens a cafe, he calls it Amy's Orchids after his mother. It is soon the talk of Cardiff.
Producer Tanya Nash