The Still Point. On the Sunday before Ash
Wednesday, MarkTully explores the benefits and challenges of being still.
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm
The Waderwith the crest. Hocks of lapwings sweeping overfarms are fast becoming a rare sight in Britain. Lionel Kelleway tracks down our oniycresiea waaeno aiscoverwny re is disappearing and what plans are in store to conserve it. Producer Brett Westwood
Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectives on stories familiar and unfamiliar. Series producer Liz Leonard
Eamonn Holmes speaks on behalf of a charity which offers a chance of life to those with leukaemia and other bone marrow diseases.
Producer Anne Downing
DONATIONS: The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated Thursday 3.28pm
From St Mary's Church in Caine, Wiltshire. Led by Dr Maggie Roux. With music by Schola Cantorum of Calne, winners of the 1999 BBC Minstrels in the Gallery competition. Director of music Geoffrey Reid.
By AliStairCooke. Repeated from Friday
Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories of the week and the weekend. Editor Kevin Marsh
Sue Lawley's guest this week is Robert McCrum. Author of six highly acclaimed novels and literary editor of The Observer, he describes waking up one morning at the age of 42 to a raging headache and partial paralysis. Later he was to write a memoir about his stroke and the process of recovery which became not only a guide to other sufferers but also a love story dedicated to his wife. Producer Angie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9am
Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes are Edward Woodward ,
Michael Grade , Libby Purves and Dr Peter McDonald. ReaderWilliam Franklyn. Repeated from Monday
Derek Cooper details modern Britain's uncomfortable and contradictory attitudes towards food. Producer Sheila Dillon. Rptd tomorrow 4pm
With James Cox.
Stephanie Hughes concludes a six-part series exploring the mysteries and mechanics of writing music. She discovers the inspiration behind the music of two contrasting composers: Scottish modernist James MacMillan and cult Orthodox composer Sir John Tavener.
Producer Alan Hall. Repeated Saturday llpm
Ray Broughton , Pippa Greenwood and Roy Lancaster answer questions posed by members of the Castle Horticultural Society, Winchester. With chairman Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm
Edward Enfield presents six programmes forthose who are at last free to do what they have always wanted to do. This week he learns to cook a pudding and hears from a budding pianist who has turned 80. Producers Nicola Banning and LucyWillmore (R)
By John Steinbeck , dramatised in three parts by Shaun McKenna. 2: Sam Hamilton has foreseen the darkness which is about to fall on the Salinas
Valley- and it begins with Cathy.
Director Marion Nancarrow. Repeated Saturday 9pm
James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carol Shields about Larry's Party, a story of what it is like to be a man at the end of the 20th century.
Repeated Friday 4pm
Frank Delaney introduces listeners' requests for the ever-popular Robert Frost, which are read by Kerry Shale . Poet Brian Patten chooses his favourite Frost and introduces some new poems Of his own. Producer Viv Beeby . Repeated Saturday 11. 30pm
With Jolyon Jenkins. Repeated from Tuesday
Head North from London and Turn Right. The first of two talks by Jamaican-born Pat Cumper , who has a mix of Scots, northern English and Caribbean blood in herveins. She describes her arrival in Britain and herfirst year at Cambridge University amid the political turmoil of the early 1970s. Producer Dilly Barlow. Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm Programme of the Week: pagell9
Mark Whittaker presents his selection from the past week on BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed]. FAX: [number removed]
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Nigel looks ahead. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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Stuart Maconie hosts an entertaining discussion looking at what effect the big stories of today will have on all ourtomorrows. And how is now different from the future we were told to expect? Producer Andrea Davidson
With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday
With Marcel Berlins. Repeated from Thursday
Grief. In the second of two programmes about the excesses of human emotions, Dr Gillian Rice explores the boundary between normal and pathological grieving. Producer Julian Hector (R)
e.fortune?Peter Day wants to be an internet dotcom millionaire. How does he go about it? Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley with next week's political headlines. Including 10.45 Meet the Mayors. The Dutch are divided over whetherto change their system for electing mayors.
Dinah Lammiman talks to Annie Brauwer , the appointed mayor in Utrecht, about what the impact of an elected mayor might be on her city and on the rest Of the Netherlands. Editor John Evans
With Libby PurveS. Repeated from Tuesday
Chechnya. Maggie O'Kane reflects on her assignments to some of the most dangerous war zones in recent years. In the last of the series she recalls her recent visit to Chechnya. The central experience was a hazardous nightjourney in a truck driven by two Chechen soldiers with Russian bombs exploding around them. Repeated from yesterday 7.45pm
2: Jim's Angel by Kate Saunders. Beautiful Clare lives with her frumpy sister Ursula, mourning the tragic death of her husband Jim, whom she absolutely adored. Or did she....? For details see yesterday