From the church of St Nicholas, Newbury.
World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham
Wrestling and Resting: In conversation with Philip Roderick of Contemplatives in Action and founder of the Quiet Garden Trust, Mark Tully asks if the differences between contemplation and action in the spiritual life are as clear-cut as one might think. Producer BeverleyMcAinsh Repeated 11.30pm
Herons. In the last of the current series,
Lionel Kellewayvisits a large heronry at the Northward Hill RSPB reserve in Kent.
Producer Joanne Stevens
With Roger Bolton.
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Michael Rosen presents an appeal on behalf ofthe National Pyramid Trust.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated 9.26pm and Thursday 3.28pm
The Mirror of Perfection. Canon Martin Shaw visits Assisi to explore the life of St Francis. Producer Stephen Shipley
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With Eddie Mair.
Editor Richard Clark
This week's castaway is one of the founding members of Pink Floyd -the guitarist David Gilmour. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened
Nigel Rees presents the popular literary quiz. With
Dr Simon Thurley , Mitchell Symons , Simon Brettand Michael Coveney. The reader is William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday
Women's Institute. For Mothering Sunday,
Sheila Dillon examines the impact of the Women's Institute on British food, its culture and its politics.
Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
With James Cox.
In the second part of his journey down the Amazon Clive Anderson joins the hunt for illegal loggers. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are in the potting-shed answering questions sent in by post. Chaired by Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened
5: Tenerife. In the final programme of the series Brett Westwood follows the tourist buses up
Tenerife's famous volcano and finds out why most of the wildlife here is found nowhere else in the world. Producer Caroline Williams
By Evelyn Waugh. Adapted for radio in four parts by Jeremy Front. 4: Charles is overwhelmed by meeting Julia again on board ship, butwill his relationship with the Marchmain family still prove to bejinxed?
Music by Neil Brand Director Marion Nancarrow Repeated on Saturday READER OFFER: The new dramatisation of Brideshead Revisited can be purchased from the RT Shop for £1 1 .99 for the audio cassette and £13.99 for the CD. To order your copy send a cheque payable to RT Shop stating which format you require, to[address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate).
Mariella Frostrup talks to the writers Rachel Cusk and Kathryn Harrison about their new books, both of which focus on the relationship between mothers and their children.
Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
April's Bookclub: An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
The final programme in the series goes to West Yorkshire, Ted Hughes 's birthplace. Jackie Kay meets fellow poet and Yorkshire man
Simon Armitage in Mytholmroyd, where Hughes grew up, and then travels to Hebden Bridge to meet poet
Amanda Dalton. Producer Polly Thomas Repeated on Saturday
Gerry Northam talks to former smugglers, investigators and experts to weigh up the chances that nuclear contraband has got into the hands of terrorists. If the threat is real, can the international community prevent the use of a weapon of mass destruction by terrorists?
Producer Rami Tzabar Repeated from Tuesday
4: Bishop Joe Aldred , the fourth speaker in this series of talks for Lent, sees God with a black face. Producer Norman Winter Repeated on Saturday
Emily Buchanan presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio overthe past seven days.
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Happy families at Home Farm.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm
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Barney Harwood shares a special box of chocolates with chocolate expert Damien Allsop and gets busy in the kitchen making chocolate brownies. Plus the third episode of Dream Master by Theresa Breslin. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: email@example.com
Classic Blandings stories byPG Wodehouse , abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Alan Titchmarsh. 3: Company for Gertrude
The Hon Freddie Threepwood actstofurtherthe romance between his cousin Gertrude and his old friend Beefy Bingham. Producer Fiona McLean
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Producer Margaret Budy Repeated from Friday
The last in the series profiling Northern comedians of the past. 4:Harry Worth. Harry Worth worked as a miner in Barnsley before his talent for comedy came to the fore during the Second World War. His gently dithering characterisations charmed the nation on both radio and television. Mark Radcliffe pays tribute. Producer Libby Cross
Repeat of yesterday 12.04pm
A Silver Lining. With people in the West living longer than ever before, the conventional wisdom is that we're doomed to an impoverished future. But Diane Coyle asks if the prophets of gloom have got it wrong. Repeated from Thursday
A look at the pol itics 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 second of two programmes looking at music and childhood. With Michael Rosen. Producer Jim Clarke