From St Michael's Church, Kingsteignton, Devon.
News roundup and analysis from BBC World Service.
In Praise of Shadows. Retired radio producer Piers Plowright uses Tanizaki's eloquent and perverse essay on the Japanese sense of beauty to celebrate the magic of shadows. Let there not be light. Producer Matt Thompson Repeated at 11.30pm
With Anna Hill. Producer MoiraHickey
With Roger Bolton.
Series producer Amanda Hancox
Nigel Havers presents the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of CancerBACUP - a charity which provides information and support for people with cancer.
Donations: [address removed]Credit Cards [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm
From St Martin's Church, Belfast.
With the Rev Dr David Lapsley. Producer Bert Tosh
With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from Friday at 8.45pm
With Fi Glover.
Editor Richard Clark
Sue Lawley's castawaytoday is the entertainer Jimmy Tarbuck.
Nicholas Parsons returns with afresh series of the most pernickety of panel games. This week he takes the show to Leeds, where the players are Paul Merton , Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Liza Tarbuck and Charles CollingWOOd. Repeated from Monday
Obesity. Sheila Dillon talks to policy-makers, health professionals, campaigners and chefs to find out how to tackle the rise in childhood obesity. Producer Sue Todd Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
With James Cox.
Editor Richard Clark
In June 1873 the singing evangelist Ira DSankey sailed with his preaching partner Dwight L Moody from their native America to Liverpool. Preaching to an estimated four million people, their success and inftuence extended way beyond religious life into every stratum of society. The Rev Roy Jenkins looks at how Sankey's legacy lives on in the 21st century. Producer Paul Evans
John Cushnie , Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew are guests of the Dorney and District Horticultural Society near Maidenhead. Sue Cook is in the chair.
3/5. Brett Westwood visits one of the largest museum collections of insects in the world at the Natural History Museum in London and explores the lives of some of the intrepid early insect collectors who ventured to the far-flung corners of the earth in search of ever more exotic specimens. Producer Simon Roberts
2/3. ByJohnBunyan. Christian is determined to reach the Celestial City even though it means passing through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Dramatised by Brian Sibley.
Music by David Chilton Director Pam Fraser Solomon Repeated on Saturday
Mariella Frostrup talks to the writer Susanna Moore about a vivid evocation of the British in India and offers a guide to the novels of Anne Tyler. Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday
Roger McGough introduces a programme of requested ballads old and new, read by Harriet Walter and Tim Pigott-Smith .
Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated on Saturday
2/2. How do developed countries treat the world's poorest? Some say that free trade, the IMF and the World Bank will lift millions out of poverty; others that we ruthlessly exploit those who have the least. The argument is bitter, sometimes violent. From around the world Evan Davis reports on the truth. Repeated from Tuesday
3/3. At the end of her year at a remote Bush School in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, volunteer teacher Ruth Charlton 's big dream finally comes true. She's raised enough money to take 17 of her poorest black pupils on the trip of a lifetime. Producer Chris Eldon Lee Repeated on Saturday
Steve Punt presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio overthe past week.
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Just like old times for Peggy.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
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Children's magazine programme hosted by presenter Barney Harwood. With quizzes, competitions and interviews. Producer Johnny Leagas
5/5. Squirrels Are Pretty from Far Away by Denise Mina , read by Tracy Wiles. Alice is disturbed by the squirrels infesting her new home, butwhen she is accused of a crime it is the squirrels who come to her rescue. Producer Elizabeth Allard
Rosie Goldsmith takes a technological tour of what's new in gadgetry and gizmos, as heard on English-language radio stations around the globe.
Hear why eerie computer-generated voices may one day take the place of the the real thing, and eavesdrop on the real life Sopranos -the mobsters caught on tape bythe FBI. Repeated from Friday
6/8. Michael Rosen presents another programme about words and the way we speak.
Wholehearted, Halfbrained. "Hard cash" and "glamour" - Miles Kington looks at the neologisms of another age; and. on the centenary of the first IQ test, Rosen wonders if "intelligence" could be the most fraudulent word of this age. Plus "Ned" culture On the Streets Of Glasgow. Repeated from Friday
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
Work of Fiction. Novelists and playwrights tend to shun the working world or despise it. Peter Day asks them what they make of business and what business thinks about how it is portrayed in books, On Stage and on screen. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the new week's political events. Including at 10.45 The Other Candidates Are.... 3/3. Matthew Parris meets some of the candidates whose inspiration is faith and religion.
Editor John Evans The Other Candidates Are ... repeated Wed 8.45pm
Broadcaster and writer Anna Raeburn and theatre director Paulette Randall talk to Sue MacGregor about their favourite books. Repeated from Tuesday
1/3. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Live at the Lyceum Paul Gambaccini looks at the story behind this 1975 concert, which marked the crossover of reggae into pop music. Producer Marya Burgess