Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel). Mark 1, vv 1-8. Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (Trad arr Andrew Carter). On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
(Winchester New). With Chester Cathedral Girl Choristers. Director of music David Poulter.
By Margaret MacMillan. For the first six months of 1919 Paris effectively became the capital of the world as the heads of state of over 30 countries gathered to try to create a new world order in the wake of the First World War. Read by Jane Lapotaire. 1: The Delegates Assemble Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am
Leeds. Julian Richards explores how Leeds found itself ideally placed to develop from its humble beginnings as little more than a river crossing to become the boom town of the cloth industry in the Industrial Revolution, thanks to water-based trading routes. Producer Nichola West
Another yarn about Scotland's most celebrated doctor, in Sue Rodwell's new dramatisations of AJ Cronin's comic stories.
When new-fangled alternative medicine hits Levenford, Finlay and Cameron find they are losing all their patients - even Janet.
BBC Radio collection: Adventures of a Black Bag, a six-part dramatisation of the first series, is available on audio cassette at good retail outlets or [website address removed] Call [number removed]
The third semi-final in the nationwide general knowledge contest features contestants from the west and north of England, and Wales. The chairman is Robert Robinson.
Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm
If you would like to be considered as a contestant for Brain of Britain 2003. please write now requesting an audition to: [address removed], and you will be contacted in the new year.
By Kevin Fegan. A mix of poetry and interviews with riders and their families, based on the famous Isle of Man TT Races. An exciting, high-speed journey seen through the eyes of a racer lapping the circuit.
Evocatively named landmarks remind the racer of triumphs, accidents and more poignantly of the people he has loved. With Paul McGann as the racer. Directed by Nadia Molinari
By Hermann Hesse. A week of stories about cities and the experience of living in them begins with an archetypal fable of the birth and death of a city from Hesse's collection of fairy tales. The reader is Andrew Hilton. Producer SaraDavies
1: The Cabbage Family. Herb farmer JekkaMcVicar travels to the Cotswolds to explore the magical world of herbs and reveal some practical herbal remedies. She is joined by world renowned chef
Raymond Blanc. For information on the recipes in this week's programmes call [number removed]. Producer Sarah Davis
Another half-hour of quality, desk-based entertainment for all the family, which comes from the Grand Theatre, Blackpool. Tony Hawks joins show regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer and Humphrey Lyttelton. With Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this series is available on five volumes of audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
The love correspondence between the early feminist writer Mary Hays and her neighbour John Eccles in 1779, adapted in five parts and introduced by Philippa Gregory. 1: Mary and John are young, in love and forbidden to marry. Starring Poppy Miller as Mary and Nick Fletcher as John.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane Repeat of 10.45am
The second of two programmes in which Alex Kirby meets the Church of England's new recruits.
Carolyn Cooke and Liz Law are taking their first tentative steps into a demanding and sometimes hostile world. How will they cope with funerals, weddings and the general pressures of parish life? They talk about their ambition and theirfaith, and their doubts and fears. Producer Brian King
Namibia. When Sam Nujoma , President of Namibia, shook his finger and railed at Tony Blair at the Earth summit in September the world took notice. While calling Blair a colonialist and blaming the British for the ills of southern Africa, he staunchly defended his friend Robert Mugabe 's right to deal with white farmers as he saw fit and declared that Namibia doesn't need western aid. Is Nujoma taking his country down the same road as Zimbabwe?
Rosie Goldsmith travels around this vast country in search Of the answer. Repeated from Thursday
Sue Broom continues to look at the science behind the future of Britain's livestock production. This week the focus is on salmon where increasing emphasis on quality and the prospect of genetically engineered fish are the main concerns. Producer Deborah Cohen
Anton Lesser continues reading
Margery Allingham 's evocative story of dangerous men in search of mysterious treasure, and an investigation led by the incomparable detective Albert Campion. 6: A visit from the dead. Abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall. Producer Di Speirs
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