From Christ Church, Swindon in Wiltshire.
The Longing to Belong. Mark Tully explores why the longing to bridge the gulf that exists between isolation and intimacy runs so deep within us and wonders whether it can ever be truly met? 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 perspectives on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.
Producer Liz Leonard. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathon Porritt speaks on behalf of a charity which works to protect the world's forests. Producer Anne Downing
DONATIONS: Forest StewardshipCouncil, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm
From Lucan Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin. With the Rev Keith McCrory. Preacher the Rt Rev Dr Trevor Morrow , Moderator of the General
Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.
Comment, context and colour from the United States, with veteran commentator Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday
BBC Radio Collection: two volumes of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America are available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and [web address removed]
Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh
Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the world expert on Worcester porcelain and regular contributorto The Antiques Roadshow,
Henry Sandon. Producer Miranda Birch. Shortened 9pm
Nicholas Parsons chairs the panel game.
Repeated from Monday
BBC Radio Collection: Volumes 2,3 and 4of Just a Minute are available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com
Food scares and good news stories on the healthiness of highly processed foods or GM crops are alljustified by "research". But whose research? And do those who pay the piper call the tune? Derek Cooper investigates.
Producer Sheila Dillon. ACTION LINE: [number removed]
Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm
With James Cox.
Russell Davies examines the stories behind the opening nights of well-known musicals.
This week he recalls the musical Canterbury Tales which opened in the spring of 1968. This was the last show to come under the jurisdiction of the Lord Chamberlain's office which ruled that "the fart must not sound throughout the theatre". Repeated Saturday 11pm
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny
Guinness answer questions posed by gardeners in North Yorkshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm
A new series of three programmes in which artist and textile designer Kaffe Fassett meets fellow craftsmen and women to talk about their work.
Willow Basket-making. Kaffe enters the world of willow when he visits basket-maker Norah Kennedy. Producer Sera Lefroy Owen
Robertson Davies 's celebrated trilogy on the life and death of Francis Cornish , international art expert and mysterious millionaire philanthropist, is dramatised by Roger Danes.
2: The Knave of Coins. A tragic and long-lost brother, a liking for funeral parlours, a beautiful young artist's model, and a period of time spent hidden away in a pre-war German castle-the Rev Darcourt 's ferreting into Cornish's past begins to shine light into some very dark corners.
Music David Dorward. Director Patrick Rayner. Rptd Saturday 9pm
James Naughtie talks to Penelope Lively about her Booker Prize-winning novel Moon Tiger in the company of the reading circle at Nightingale Residential Home for Older People.
(Repeated Friday 4pm)
Frank Delaney presents a selection of verse from the Victorian era, including poems by Emily Dickinson , Lewis Carol , WS Gilbert and Edward Lear. Readers Susie Brann , Stephen Moore , Tim Piggot Smith and Bill Wallis.
Producer Paul Dodgson. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm
Julian O'Halloran investigates major issues at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday
Drawing on his own experience, expert analysis and the confessions of ordinary people, Michael Rosen discovers what it is to be wrong.
The Charles Bovary Principle. On being placed, by another, in a state of being permanently wrong. However kindly and generously Dr Bovary behaves, his wife has decided he will forever live in the bubble labelled "wrong" .This happens to individuals and nations and the consequences are surprising. Producer Jane Ray. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm
David Aaronovitch presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days. Producer Elaine Walker. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: email@example.com WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw
Royfears Kate 's plans. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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Phil Hammond presents the discussion programme, looking at perceptions of various industries. This week he examines Britain's latest craze, the therapy industry, with guests including Dr Raj Persaud. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and pol icy. Repeated from Friday
Marcel Berlins presents the programme thattackles legal issues. Repeated from Thursday
Repeated from yesterday 12 noon
Brand X. Managers and marketing executives are obsessed by what they term "building brands". Peter Day wonders whether most brands are simply expensive empty shells. Repeated from Thursday
Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 Hacks from the Sticks Max Pearson follows a day in the life of a regional lobby correspondent. Editor John Evans
Hacks from the Sticks repeated Wednesday 8.45pm
Libby Purves presents a guide to the wide world of learning. Repeated from Tuesday
Vive La Revolution! In two programmes Kit
Hesketh-Harvey sets out to prove that you do not have to be French to write chanson - or do you? Producers Ian Docherty and Lynsey Moyes (R)