Editor Chris Burns
Richard Uridge presents more characters and stories from the British countryside.
Producer Gabi Fisher. Shortened 1.30pm
With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.20 Yesterday In Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes another wry look at some of the foibles of family life.
Producer Fiona Hill. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths Shortened 11pm
ArthurSmith presents the travel programme featuring travellers' tales, anecdotes and conversation.
Producer Eleanor Garland
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/excessbaggage E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: [number removed]
Simon Parkes indulges in the pursuit of some of the best things life has to offer. In this concluding programme, he explores what has probably become the greatest luxury of the modern age - time. Producer Paul Kobrak
Jackie Ashley of the New Statesman takes a look behind the scenes at Westminster. Producer Vicky Rind
BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice forthose trying to make the most of their money. Producer Jennifer Clarke. Repeated tomorrow 9pm
Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Kevin Connelly and Mark Perry star in the programme that promises an impression every minute. Last in the current series. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at Harwell
International Business Centre for Science and Technology in Didcot, Oxfordshire, by panellists including John Redwood MP. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? from the Harwell International Business Centre for Science and Technology in Didcot, Oxfordshire Producer Usa Jenkinson. E-MAIL: email@example.com
The View From the East. Terry Jones continues his exploration of medieval maps and looks at the contribution that Islamic map makers made to medieval cartography. The rich heritage of cosmographers, cartographers, poets, translators and scientists has largely been ignored. Jones sets out to put the record straight. Producer Mark Rickards
By Don Haworth.
Ernest is a fairground stallholder who lives in the baleful shadow of his Uncle Leo. His uncle allows him to lease a small stall or two, but Ernest has dreams of owning the tallest fairground tower in the country.
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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 Dan Damon.
Andrew Collins with the weekly guide to the world Of film. Producer Nicki Paxman
Ned Sherrin and guests with the usual eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producers Ian Gardhouse and ChrisWilson
Is it fairto say that Robert De Niro is as comfortable with comedy as he is with the "dark side"?TomSutcliffe and guests give their verdict on the taxi driver now playing prospective father-in-law from hell in the US hit comedy Meet the Parents. Jerome Weatherald
One of David Mendel 's favourite sights is that of slowly-maturing salamis hanging from horizontal bars in a north Italian salami factory near
Piacenza. He describes the intricate processes that turn a mixture of herbs, spices, salt and pork into the rose-coloured temptation, and he looks at the secrets and rivalries among those who track down or produce the "king" of this particular creation. Producer Richard Bannerman (R)
Simon Fanshawe presents a nostalgic trip through the radio archives in search of the Christmas spirit. From the very first royal
Christmas broadcast in 1932 to Spike Milligan , Bing Crosby , Joyce Grenfell and the Osmonds, the programme wallows in memories of Christmases past. Producer Gavin Fuller (R)
And What Alice Found There
By Lewis Carroll , dramatised in two parts by Hattie Naylor. Alice leans too close to the lookingglass and finds herself in a back-to-front world where flowers can talk, queens can run and a life-size game of chess - peopled by overgrown schoolboys, talking gnats and a white knight with no sense of balance - might lead to her being a queen. Part 1.
Repeated from Sunday
Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , David Starkey , Ian Hargreaves and David Cook cross-examine witnesses who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Huw Edwards uncovers the real-life history behind the scenes of six favourite operas.
2: Fidelio. In the aftermath of the storming of the Bastille, politicians struggled to create a practical embodiment of the ideals of the revolution. As Europe struggled to rediscover the meaning of liberty, Beethoven, facing up to the prison of his own deafness, began to write an opera about the discovery and rescue of a political prisoner. Producer Martin Smith (R)
The Sonnet. In the first of three programmes, poets Wendy Cope and Jo Shapcottjoin poet laureate Andrew Motion to discuss writing SOnnetS. Repeated from Sunday
Five stories by writers at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature. 2: Learning to fly by Jane Gardam. A tale set in South Africa by one of Britain's finest writers Of Short fiction. Producer Sara Davies (R)