Author of a best-selling memoir, Nuala O'Faolain joins Martha Kearney to discusses her move into fiction. Drama: A Child in the Forest by Winifred Foley. Final part. Editor Ruth Gardiner. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Edward Enfield cycles along Lord Byron's 1809 route through Greece, learning about the history of the region on the way. Arta to Dodona
He reaches the busy commercial city of loannina, once the headquarters of the Albanian warlord Ali Pasha. Producer Mary Price (R)
Another in the series of spoof audio diaries revealing a supposed momentous event in an ordinary person's life. In Kay Stonham's comedy a couple who are naturally able to have a lot of money join a surrogate agency to find someone who might be interested in having some of it in exchange for something they can donate - like a baby.
A regular showcase of the best English-language radio from around the world, presented by Emily Buchanan. This weekthe focus is on wildlife - rare sounds of animals recorded at close quarters in Alaska, and a Radio Netherlands report on a hotel for bats! Plus the woman who injects the eggs of swans - the" Rambos of North American lakes" - with poison. Producer Arlene Gregorius. Rptd Sunday 8pm
This fifth segment of the drama featuring the amateur sleuth Franciscan monk is written by Martin Meenan. Scratching the Surface. Paolo and Tina go potholing in County Clare and investigate a case of betrayal among a close-knit band of cavers.
Director Lawrence Jackson
Good Friday Liturgy. "The one who set the planets' tilt, who painted earth with oceans, that same one became a man, was one of us. And this is what we did to him." A devotion on the Passion of Christ from the award-winning partnership of poet Michael Symmons Roberts and composer James Whitbourn. Soprano Catherine Bott ; reader
Simon Russell Beale ; violin Yuri Torchinsky ; cello Peter Dixon. The BBC Philharmonic conducted by the composer. Producer Philip Billson
Christians believe that Holy Communion was instituted by Jesus at the Last Supperwhen he said, "This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me." For many, this ritual is the core act of their spiritual lives. This programme explores what Communion means to ordinary people, to prisoners and those who have been persecuted. They reveal howtheyfeel asa a result of participating in this simple rite. Producer Rosie Boulton
Winifred Foley 's vivid recollection of growing up in the remote Forest of Dean in the twenties.
Poll says goodbye to school, herfamily and the forest. Final part.
Miss Hale Joanna Ruiz Jean the Maid Francesca Dunford
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For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined atCroydon High School for Girls by panellists including Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Chris Smith; Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesman Ming Campbell ; and Green MEP for London Jean
Lambert. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm
A psychological thriller by John Dryden set in a shabby London tourist hotel, the sort of place where everyone hustles fortips and the service is awful. Kate, a well-meaning Australian receptionist, gets drawn into what she thinks is a harmless scamforprovidingjobsto illegal immigrants. But she soon discovers something deeply shocking going on within the confines of the hotel.
Director John Dryden (R)
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