World Service colour and analysis from BBC correspondents worldwide. Producer Mike Popham
; Know Your Father. Taking her theme from a common Scottish greeting, "I ken yerfaither", Sheena McDonald asks in whose image we are made. If someone knows your parents, to what extent do they know you too?
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm
Three new episodes of the nature programme. 1: The Honey Buzzard. Brett Westwood joins ornithologist lolo Williams in search of one of Britain's rarest and most secretive birds of prey.
The first challenge is to find the birds, the second is to climb a tree for a closer look, and the third is to avoid the wasps, the larvae of which are the buzzard's favourite food. Producer Sarah Blunt
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Religious and ethical news with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Sir Denis Goldberg appeals on behalf of a charity which aims to bring the advantages of computer technology to the developing world.
Producer Mohini Patel. DONATIONS: Computer Aid International, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS:
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The Rev Myra Blyth leads a service from Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff, with music from Cambrensis and the St David 's Praise Choir, conducted by Kelvin Thomas. Organist Jeffrey Howard. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
With AlistairCooke. Repeated from Friday
Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh
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In the first of four repeated editions, Sue Lawley is joined by jazz saxophonist, Courtney Pine. Producer Miranda Birch (R)
M Clement Freud , Paul Merton and Graham Norton guest on the panel game. Repeated from Monday
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When 18th-century gentry wanted a treat, they sent for potted fish from the Lake District. Now that we no longer need to preserve food in clarified butter in a pot, how widespread or useful is this product? Producer Rebecca Wells. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm
With James Cox.
Sheila Keegan investigates why some intelligent women fall for con-men who are also conning themselves. Case-studies include Rosie, who becomes engaged to a man who is simultaneously involved with at least 10 other women, and Jessica, who is bowled over by John, "a high-flying lawyer" with a taste for luxury Cars. (R)
In London, Roy Lancaster , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by Chelsea gardeners, and chairman Eric Robson learns of the the role plants play in modern medicine from Professor Noel Dilly of St George 's Hospital Medical School. Producer Trevor Taylor. 3pm Nature's remedies: page 18
The Rose Family. Herb farmer Jekka McVicarjoins medical herbalist Anne Mclntyre at her garden in Gloucestershire to make some herbal beauty potions and culinary delights in this final episode. Producer Sara Davis. For recipe information PHONE: [number removed]
Mary McCarthy 's novel about eight graduates from the prestigious American women's college Vassar is dramatised in two parts by Moya O'Shea. 2: Three years since graduation, half the group has married. Nevertheless, there are some surprises in store for all the women as their lives continue in New York.
Director TraceyNeale. Repeated Saturday 9pm (R)
Literary magazine. Charlie Lee-Potter talks to author Nina Bawden about her latest novel Ruffian on the Stairand Juliet Rix investigates audio books.
Producer Dymphna Flynn ; Series Producer- Fiona McLean Repeated
Thursday 4pm. October's Bookclubis is Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis and Serious Concerns by Wendy Cope
Martin Jarvis and Harriet Walter join Frank Delaney for listeners' requests, including Kipling's The Way through the Woods and Larkin's Wedding Wind. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm
A new three-part series looking at the relationship between faith and the state in three countries.
1: Egypt-Modern Islam. The Egyptian government has staked its economic and political destiny on being moderate. Yet recently there has been a resurgence of interest in Islam which may be hard to manipulate. With Mike Wooldridge. Rptd from Tuesday
The last in a series of four inspirational graduation speeches features Peter Ustinov and Helena Kennedy. Producer Cheryl Gabriel
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Shula gets in first. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Children's magazine. Pop singer Louise Rednapp talks about her new album, a listener visits the set of Grange Hill , and author Lynne Reid Banks introduces the start of a serialisation of her book The Indian in the Cupboard, read by Jan Francis. With Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi
Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series of the history of Britain. Reader Robert Powell.
Episode 17: 1929 - Red Buses and the Wall Street Crash. Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
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Great Big Change. Peter Day explores the latest upheavals with Gary Hamel. Rptd from Thursday
The politics of the next week, with Jonathan Beale. Including at 10.45 In the Think Tanks.
Dennis Sewell with a sneak preview of new policy ideas. Editor John Evans. Producer Susan Marling
A new four-part series about the wives of famous composers. 1: Caroline Alice Roberts. Michael Kennedy and Wendy Hillary chart the life of Mrs Edward Elgar and reflect on the way in which she influenced her husband's music. Producer Rosie Boulton