1/5. By Tim Guest. In 1978Tim Guest was a four-year-old living in Leeds with his mother. Then she "found" Bhagwan and dyed all their clothes orange. So began the period of his childhood when he was living in various communes in Suffolk, Pune, Oregon and Cologne. Read by Stephen Tompkinson. Abridger/Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Andrew Graystone. Riled with the Spirit's Power (Farley Castle). John 14, w23-31
Give You a New Commandment (Aston). Thy Hand, U God, Has Guided (Thornbury). With the Renaissance Singers. Director of music Richard Tanner.
1/2 In a bid to create "leaders of tomorrow the Windsor Fellowship takes undergraduates from ethnic minorities and puts them through an intensive one-yeartraining course, teaching them to act and think like high-powered business people. Jolyon Jenkins follows the fellowship as it selects young hopefuls forthe scheme. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
4/6. Christopher Lee 's comedy drama set in the Ministry of Defence.
Toujours Amis , Sunshine. The imminent arrival on an official visit of the French defence minister poses tricky diplomatic problems. Entertaining him on hoard HMS Victory may not be the answer.
Producer Rosalind Ayres Director Pete Atkin
Chief Petty Officer Grieves:
New series The cryptic cultural quiz returns with Nick Clarke in the chair. In the first match, Fred Housego and Marcel Berlins of the South of England take on Michael Schmidt and Diana Collecott of the North of England. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday
Poet and playwright Peter Sansom presents a modern-day version of Chaucer's Pardoner's Tale.
Three friends meet in their local to wonder at a strange epidemic of deaths, and to ponder over the whereabouts of a large sum of money given to the late Jamie Mort.
1/5. Five new stories by contemporary writers. Family Connections by Chrissie Gittins , read by Penelope Wilton. Emily used to be a champion swimmer. Now she's 92 and her gay neighbours want to take her back to the scene of her past triumphs- Forest Hill Pools. Producer Kate McAII
1/5. Caroline Swinburne meets retired professionals who have chosen to spend their senior years in care homes that cater for specific trades.
Journalists. There's not an empty seat in the home as residents gatherto watch the news and bemoan the State Of their profession. Producer Sarah Taylor
Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place of faith in today's complex world, teasing out the hidden and often contradictory truths behind the experiences, values and traditions of our lives. Producer Rosemary Dawson
Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Linda Smith and Graham Norton join Nicholas Parsons in Southwold. ProducerClaire Jones Repeated on Sunday
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1/15. By Arnold Bennett , dramatised in 15 parts by Stephen Wyatt. Sisters Sophia and Constance grow up above a thrivingdrapery business in the Potteries during the 1860s.
The Tooth. Shop assistant Sam Povey has toothache.
Producer/DirectorClaire Grove Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. Edward Stourton tracks six months in the life of the Foreign Office and the mandarins of King Charles Street.
Unfinished Business. The biggest diplomatic event of the year is taking place in New York at the UN; one of the Foreign Office high-flyers is just back from Iraq to begin a new job in London; and France, Germany and the UK set out on a high-profile mission to lower the temperature in the Middle East. Producers Jo Glanville and Mark Savage
No other simple sound holds us in its thrall like that of the siren. Whether it's the baleful wail of the air-raid siren, the insistent yelp of an ambulance orthe mythical creatures luring sailors to their doom, the song of a siren changes us, sometimes for ever.
Peter White sets off to discoverjust what it is about these particular sounds that captivate and repel us at the same time. ProducerPhilipSellars
DungScience. Lionel Kelleway presents an homage to dung, those little - and large - packets of information that provide so much data to field biologists.
Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am
1/10. John le Carre reads from his latest novel, which follows the fortunes of two friends from the political unrest of the 1960s through to the end of the Cold War and on to the world of contemporary terrorism since 9/11. Abridged by Katrin Williams Producer David Blount
Who are the good guys now?: page 115
John le Carre - the RT Interview: page 20 Reader offer: page 55
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