From St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham
Poet Professor Douglas Dunn won the Whitbread prize with Elegies. He wonders why we remember some poems - or moments in movies, novels and plays - rather than others.
Producer Matt Thompson Repeated 11.30pm
Estuary. Lionel Kelleway explores the habitat of a river estuary in Devon. Producer Grant Sonnex
With Roger Bolton.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated 9.26pm and Thursday 3.28pm
The Rev Dr Gordon Gray reflects on the life and influence of St Patrick. With the Grosvenor Chorale, directed by Edward Craig. Producer Bert Tosh
With Alistair Cooke. Rptdfrom Fri
With Eddie Mair.
Editor Peter Rippon
Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the photojournalist Nick Danziger.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened 9am
Nicholas Parsons is joined in Aldeburgh by Bill Bailey ,
Clement Freud , Chris Neill and Linda Smith. Repeated from Monday
Traditional British Beers. Andrew Jefford wonders why our national drink has yet to capture the gourmet imagination.
Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
With James Cox.
A view from the sickbed of childhood. Dons spent a year in bed in the 1940s, while Gerald lay awake in the early hours waiting forthe first blackbird to sing. These experiences marked them for life. Their reflections are set against those of Jodie's today- a nine-year-old living through a childhood of hospital appointments with grace and perception.
Producers Sara Conkey , Stephen Douds , Lindsay Leonard and Hugh Levinson
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Biggs are guests of the Snitterfield and Bearley Garden Club, nearStratford-upon-Avon. Eric Robson is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
3: Portugal. Brett Westwood looks forwildlife in the resorts Of Portugal's Algarve. Producer Caroline Williams
By Evelyn Waugh. Adapted for radio in four parts by Jeremy Front.
2: Friendship with the ebullient Sebastian Flyte continues to open up new vistas for Charles. But for Sebastian, the family is closing in. Director Marion Nancarrow. Repeated on Saturday
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Mariella Frostrup talks to writer Donna Leon about her Venice-based mysteries featuring Guido Brunetti , and the biographer Victoria Glendinning explains the links between her latest novel and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4 pm Aprils Bookclub: An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
Jackie Kay travels to her home town of Glasgowto meet poets Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan. Producer Susan Roberts Repeated on Saturday
With the inquest system under radical review, Allan I Irry examines the case for reform and asks why so many coroners' courts fail to deliver answers for bereaved families. Repeated from Tuesday
2: The earliest images portraying Jesus and his story come from Roman times: the Christians' God could now be seen in picture form. Neil McGregor , director of the British Museum, is the second speaker in this series of talks for Lent exploring the central themes of Christian belief.
Producer Norman Winter Repeated on Saturday
Peter White presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio overthepast seven days.
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The Grundys get back to the land.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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This week the author Pete Johnson gives listeners advice from his new book, Howto Train Your Parents. And nature reporter Caroline Williams finds out how to take the perfect wildlife photo. Plus, part one of a new story, Dream Master Nightmare by Theresa Breslin. Presented by Barney Harwood. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: email@example.com
Classic Blandings stories by PG Wodehouse , abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by AlanTitchmarsh. 1: The Custody of the Pumpkin
Lord Emsworth attempts to bring the first prize for pumpkins at the Shrewsbury Show home to Blandings Castle. Producer Fiona McLean
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Producer Penny Vine Repeated from Friday
A re-run of the series profiling Northern comedians of the past. 2: Gracie Fields. Mark Radcliffe presents a tribute to the woman once described as "the British nation's favourite big sister". Producer Libby Cross
Repeat of yesterday 12.04pm
Strange Bedfellows. Margaret Doyle asks why, in a climate of laissez-faire, we are still so keen forthe state to interfere in our private relationships. Repeated from Thursday
A look at the politics of the next seven days with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Hoggart's
Week. Simon Hoggart presents a light-hearted look behind the political events of last week.
Editor John Evans Hoggart 's Week repeated Wednesday 8.45pm
Libby Purves presents the intelligent guide to the wide world Of learning. Repeated from Tuesday
The last in the series in which Russell Davies looks at the stories behind the opening nights of well known musicals. 5: Oliver.Based on the Charles Dickens story, Lionel Bart 's musical opened at the New Theatre, London, in June 1960. Producer Neil George