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Orthodoxy. Mark Tully considers the meaning, value and dangers of orthodoxy. Is it true, as GK Chesterton asserted, that "truths turn into dogmas the moment they aredisputed". And how can the creeds of ancient faiths retain credibility in a changing world?
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm
Anothertopical episode of the farming programme. Producer Hugh O'Donnell
Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectivies on stories, familiar and unfamiliar. Producer Norman Winter
Terry Wogan speaks on behalf of a charity which supports disadvantaged children.
Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: BBC Children in Need, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm
Tough Love. On Prison's Sunday, the Rev
Bob Payne , assistant chaplain general of HM Prisons, explores the Christian response to those in prison and what happens when they are released. With Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir directed by Nigel Argust.
Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh
This week Sue Lawley's castaway is sports presenter and broadcaster Des Lynam , who talks about otherjobs he has had and his controversial departure from the BBC to ITV.
Producer Miranda Birch.
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Sandi Toksvig joins regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth for the antidote to panel games. With Colin Sell at the piano. Repeated from Monday
As the nights draw in, the programme investigates pickling - one of the oldest ways of preserving food.
Producer Rebecca Wells. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm
With Tim Franks.
David Owen Norris concludes a four-part series which evokes a decade in the past through its songs.
Norris is joined by countertenor Nicholas Clapton to capture the flavour of the 1680s.
Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Roy Lancaster and are guests of gardeners in Herefordshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm
This week Balding walks in Sir Edward Elgar 's footsteps as she takes to the Malvern Hills, a source of constant inspiration and delight to the composer, In the company of Sue Adeney, one of the area's conservators, she discovers why this part of Worcestershire has been so popular with walkers for centuries. The route can be found on OS Explorer 190.
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 PHONE: [number removed] Producer Lucy Lunt
Islwyn Ffowc Elis 's popular Welsh-language novel set in postwar Wales is dramatised by Sion Eirian. Harri rejects his father's traditional attitudes and is instead tempted by the vision of a socialist future preached by his passionate comrade, Gwylan.
Director Alison Hindell. Repeated Saturday 9pm
Charlie Lee Potterfinds out what is happening in the world of books.
Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Friday 4pm
The next Bookclubon 3 December will be Graham Swift 's Wateriand
A series exploring the background, effect and lasting appeal of some of our best-loved and most familiar poems.
5: Morning Songby Sylvia Plath. Peggy Reynolds explores the background, impact and associations of Plath's poem about birth and loss through the poet's own writing and with other poets, mothers, midwives and her biographer. Producer Sara Davies. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm
Mark Whitaker with major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday
Jonathan Agnew assesses the fifth and final day's play of the First Test in Lahore.
Chris Stewart , author of the bestselling Driving Over Lemons, concludes four specially written stories about his sheep-filled existence from life on El Valero , his mountain farm in Spain. Producer Sara Jane Hall. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm
Michael Rosen presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: email@example.com WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw
Joe finds a foster home. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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The series which offers you the perfect way to become a better and wiser human being. Laurie Taylor and guests consider different ways of enriching the mind, body and spirit.
Producers Rebecca Nicholson and Jane O'Rourke
Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday
Marcel Berlins presents the programme that tackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Repeated from Thursday
Repeated from yesterday 12 noon
Going, Going. The great auction houses are in disarray. Peter Day investigates the future. Repeated from Thursday
Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including It's a Funny Old World
Simon Hoggart presents a light-hearted look at the political week. Editor John Evans
It 's a Funny Old World repeated Wednesday 8.45pm
Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning, with advice, features and your views. Repeated from Tuesday
Dorothy Rowe , author of A Guide to Life and many other popular psychology manuals, introduces some of the poetry and prose which has enriched her own life. Readers Suzie Brann and Sean Barrett. Repeated from Thursday