Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire.
World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham
Feet of Clay. This phrase has always implied fallibility. Yet spiritual writer John O'Donohue finds in clay a positive and creative image of our humanity. Sheena McDonald considers the meaning of the term. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm
Four new episodes of the nature programme.
Ponds appear to be calm and peaceful places but, as Lionel Kelleway discovers, ponds are miniature battlefields, complete with border patrol and snipers ready to use stealth, radar and camouflage in the fight for survival.
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Religious and ethical magazine with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Anneka Rice appeals on behalf of the National
Playbus Association, which delivers services and support to excluded or isolated families.
Producers Jayne Egerton and Mohini Patel. DONATIONS: National Playbus Association, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Rptd at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm
This week's programmes follow 100 Radio 4 listeners as they follow the steps of the saints on a pilgrimage to Rome. Today, they form the choir in a service from Rome's Venerable English College, in which Monsignor Patrick Kilgarriff and Dr Judith
Champ explore the relationship between the Italian capital and England, and meditate on the "little martyrdom" which is often part of the experience of pilgrimage. Director of music Gordon Stewart. Producer Philip Billson. Organist Jeffrey Makinson E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
With AlistairCooke. Repeated from Friday
Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh
Sue Lawley meets Timothy Clifford ofthe National Galleries Of Scotland. Producer Miranda Birch (R)
First in a new nine-part series. Repeated from Monday
Farmers' markets arrived in Britain from America four years ago and now there are over 300 of them nationwide. What's next for the concept and can the atmosphere be re-created in a high-street shop? Producer Dixi Stewart. Extended repeat tomorrow4pm
With Guto Hari.
Keiko Holmes's controversial life's work is to build bridges between modern Japan and elderly ex-soldiers held captive by the Japanese during the Second World War. Mark Smalley learns that while some survivors of the notorious Burma-Thai railway are able to lay to rest ghosts of the past, others are incensed by Holmes's work. (R)
Roy Lancaster , Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew answer questions at Sparsholt College in Hampshire. The chairman is Eric Robson Producer Trevor Taylor.
Over 100 million years ago, the Surrey commuter belt was a tropical swamp through which herds of dinosaurs roamed. In the first of a new four-part series, Jessica Holm investigates their extinction, and looks at the find of an amateur fossil hunter. Website: [web address removed]
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David Storey 's key novel of sixties Northern realism is dramatised in two parts by Gary Brown. It charts the ruthless rise of rugby league star Arthur Machin and his efforts to win the heart of embittered young widow Valerie Hammond. 1: On Christmas Eve
Arthur is at the dentist, having broken his teeth in a game. While under anaesthetic, he looks back over his rise to the citv team and his erowins love for Val.
Director Susan Roberts. Repeated Saturday 9pm (R)
Harry Ritchie talks to Jim Crace about his latest novel, The Devil's Larder and to first-time novelist Emma Richier about her book SisterCrazy. Plus the week's best paperbacks with Anna Raeburn.
Producer Fiona McLean Rptd Thursday 4pm. October's Bookclub is Malting Cocoa for Kingsley Amis and Serious Concerns by Wendy Cope
In the 17th century, after a fellowship at Trinity College, Cambridge and two terms as a member of parliament, poet George Herbert was ordained as vicar of the local church in Bemerton, Wiltshire. Frank Delaney goes there to meet the villagers who gather every yearto commemorate Herbert's life and work. Producer Paul Dodgson. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm
2: Saffron v Secular. Howthe implementation of secularism sowed the seeds of Hindu nationalism in post-imperial India. Presented by Mike Woolridge. Rptd from Tuesday
In July 1942, two Dutch Jewish families, both called Frank, went into hiding from the Nazis, one in Amsterdam, the other in the Hague. The tragic fate of the Amsterdam family is well-known from The Diary of Anne Frank. In the first of two talks, Gordon Sander, grandson of the Hague family, describes the threats and dangers that forced many Jews to "dive under". Repeated on Sunday
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High noon over the caster sugar. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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The children's magazine includes a profile of author Dick King-Smith , the creator of Babe, and the second part of The Indian in the Cupboard. 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 18: 1930-31 - Protest in India and National Government. Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
Repeated from yesterday 12 noon
Africa Online. Peter Day on trying to change the way African business works. Rptd from Thursday
The politics of the next seven days, with Jonathan Beale. Including at 10.45 In the Think Tanks Dennis Sewell previews the latest policy ideas. Editor Sheila Cook. ProducerSusan Marling
In the Think Tanks is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45
A four-part series about the wives of famous composers. 2: Harriet Smithson. The Irish actress who inspired Hector Berlioz to write his Symphonie Fantastique and his opera Romeo et Juliette.
Biographers David Cairns and Peter Raby chart Smithson's tragic life. Producer Rosie Boulton (R)