Jan Francis reads a five-part story by Annie Hawes , author of Extra Virgin, recounting her experiences of Liguria in north-west Italy. Now the proud owner of a hillside cottage among the olive groves, with a roof being demolished by wood-beetles, Annie is in love with Ciccio, the local culinary superstar. Abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Anne-Marie Cole
Presented by the Rev Tony Burnham. Jesus Christ is
Risen Today (Easter Hymn). Matthew 28: vyl-10.
Led Like a Lamb to the Slaughter Kendnck)
I Live, I Live Because He Is Risen (Cook). With the Commonwealth Games Choir. Director of Music
Presented by Jenni Murray.
From small ads to speed-dating agencies and chat rooms, the UK dating industry is estimated to be worth L600 million. So have all these professional services changed the way we meet and altered our expectations of a relationship?
10.45AWalkon the MilkyWay
Part 1 of this week's Woman's s Hourdrama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
Peter Snow brings alive stories from historic newspapers.
3: Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, 23 March 1772. One story dominates: the passage through Parliament of George Ill's pet project-the Royal Marriages Act, which is still in force today. Peter
Snow explores the royal scandal that prompted the legislation and asks whether or not the change in the law actually damped down blue-blooded libido. And a look at the plight of a widowed lady chimney sweep. Producer Andrew Green
By Mike Stott , starring Keith Barren.
Barry enters dangerous territory when he plans to compete with property prices in the south. But it seems that his dream of million-pound sales might be about to come true when a blast from the past crops up in Boggart's Bridge-the acclaimed King of Gunk-Rock. Jed Thrust.
Producer Bruce Hyman Director Dirk Maggs
With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
Second of three parking specials. Who profits from parking? The team investigates where the money is going and searches for Britain's most expensive parking space.
Producers Matt Foster and Sarah Griffiths
By Helen Cresswell , dramatised from her own children's novel. What happens to time when the moon shines on a sundial? When young Minty Cane goes to stay at her aunt's rural cottage she soon discovers the secret power of the moondial in the garden of the big house over the road. It is up to her to travel, to make two new friends across the centuries, and to free them from cruelty and evil.
Music Neil Brand Director David Hunter
Miss Raven/Miss Vole:
1: " I did secretly hope that she might be deaf" Two mothers of deaf children talk of their experiences. Sharon Ridgeway explains her delight that her baby daughter, like her, is deaf, and Cornelia Wilson , a hearing woman with two deaf sons, describes other people's reactions to her children. Producer MoiraHickey
Rabbits. Sheila Dillon celebrates rabbits - not the chocolate variety. Forthousands of years they were a staple food, now they' re a taste we 've largely lost. But could our appetite for rabbit be returning? Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm
Joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes this week are special guests Susan Greenfield , Paul Heiney , Simon Fanshawe and Charles Collingwood. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
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Brian Patten presents a five-part series, grouped by themes, of 20th-century children's verse, in which he talks about his lifelong love of poetry.
Parti: Street-singers, Bombsites and Bullets A school holiday treat foryoung and old. Producer Anastasia Tolstoy Repeat of 10.45am
RT Shop: The Puffin Book of 20th -century Verse (paperback) is available from the RT Shop for £7 .99 (including p&p). To order call [number removed] (national rate). The Kids' Panel verdict: page 38
Another programme in the series in which Edward Stourton explores the 4,000-year history of the Jewish people and traces how Moses's revelation on Mount Sinai, described in the book of Exodus, still affects events today. Producer PhilPegum
Spain. More than 60 years after the event, mass graves from the Spanish Civil War are being excavated. Mariusa Reyes finds out why it's taken
Spain this long to start confronting an ugly side of its past. She also has a dip in the first Moorish bath house for 500 years, and she finds out why the Spanish smoke more than anyone else in the EU. Repeated from Thursday
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