With the Rev Richard Hill.
With AlistairCooke. Repeated from yesterday
6.08 Sports Desk
Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside. Producer Gabi Fisher Extended rptThu 1.30pm
Presented by Charlotte Smith . Producer Hugh O'Donnell
With Mark Coles and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rhidian Brook.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes a look at the foibles of family life.
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Sandi Toksvig presents a selection of the best international travellers' tales.
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In this second programme, two more famous names come under scrutiny. This week, Bonnie Greer asks just who was the hero and who was the villain as she challenges the established view of George Washington , father of the American nation, and Eve, mother of the entire human race. Producer Adam Fowler
Jackie Ashley presents the political discussion programme. Producer Marie Jessel
Kate Adie with the stories and colour behind the world's headlines. Producer TonyGrant
Paul Lewis with impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Jessica Dunbar Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
impressionist show starring Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Kevin Connolly and Mark Perry. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from University College Northampton, with a panel that includes former culture secretary Chris Smith , the columnist Janet Daley and the general secretary of the Amicus union, Derek Simpson. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions. PHONE: [number removed] or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Victoria Wakely
The concluding part in Philip Pullman's breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. A colossal war is brewing in Heaven, and Lyra and Will have been separated. They must find each other and journey onward, even into the World of the Dead - for only together can they protect the future of the Cosmos.
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News and sports headlines. With Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon
This week, Joe Cornish presents a rare interview with Roman Polanski, in which he talks about his new film The Pianist, the story of the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw during the Holocaust. As with much of his work, the film has a personal resonance, for while Polanski himself escaped the concentration camps, his parents did not. Producer Stephen Hughes
Join Ned Sherrin for a sparkling agglomeration of music, comedy and conversation. ProducerTorquil Macleod
Derek Jacobi brings his own brand of intensity to the character of the embittered wizard Prospero in a new production of Shakespeare's final play,
The Tempest, directed by Michael Grandage at the Old Vic. Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their verdict on this production, on a major exhibition of work by the artist David Hockney , and on 8 Mile, a new film based on the life of the controversial American rap artist Eminem. Producer Mohini Patel
In the first of a series of talks exploring the basic beliefs of Buddhism - the four noble truths -
Stephen Batchelor , writer and co-founder of the Sharpham College for Buddhist Studies, describes the first noble truth - suffering. Repeated from Sunday
Fintan O'Toole explores the significance of The Gay Byrne Show , the most controversial and popular radio programme in the history of Irish broadcasting. Part phone-in, part consumer affairs show and part star vehicle for its host, it provided a place where people could talk about almost anything. But, as this programme reveals, its revolutionary influence was only possible because of the innate conservatism of its presenter. Producer Dominic Black
William Makepeace Thackeray 's classic novel about the rise and fall of an 18th-century Irish adventurer. Dramatised in two parts by Don McCamphill.
2: Redmond Barry pursues and wins the widowed Lady Lyndon, to take the title of Barry Lyndon and play the role of country squire. However, once he has arrived at the summit of his good fortune, his luck begins to change for the worse.
Director Lawrence Jackson Repeated from Sunday
Earl of Crabs:
Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral conundrums behind a current news story. Claire Fox Ian Hargreaves , Melanie Phillips and Steven Rose cross-examine witnesses with passionate but conflicting Views. Repeated from Wednesday
The North of England plays Scotland in the latest round of the quiz. Nick Clarke is in the chair. Repeated from Monday
Roger McGough presents listeners' requests for poems old and new, including a Dorset dialect poem by William Barnes , a tale of the Australian outback by Banjo Patterson and Jenny Joseph 's evocation of new-found love. To request a poem write to:
BBC, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR or email poetry.please@bbc.CO.Uk. Repeated from Sunday
Story of a Parrot. Mia Soteriou reads another story from a collection by Cuban-American author, Ana Menendez. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Producer Sarah Johnson