From Christchurch, Radyr, in Cardiff.
News round-up and analysis from BBC World Service.
Giles. As a child, Dame Stephanie Shirley fled the Nazis and later made her fortune from IT. But nothing could prepare herfor life with an autistic son. Producer Matt Thompson Repeated at 11.30pm
The diary of a Cornish smallholder, working hard to lead the "good life". Producer MoiraHickey
Religious and ethical news with Jane Little.
Series producer Amanda Hancox
Robert Hardy appeals on behalf of New Bridge, a charity that works with prisoners.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm
From Tabernacle Baptist Church, Cardiff. Led by the Rev Dr Alistair Brown. Preacherthe Rev David Coffey. Music by Cambrensis. Director of music Kelvin Thomas. Producer Roy Jenkins
Fi Glover presents a fresh approach to the news. Editor Richard Clark
Comedian, actor and television presenter Graham Norton talks to Sue Lawley about his life and career and the eight records that he chooses to take with him to the mythical desert island.
Swapping quotations and anecdotes with Nigel Rees are Simon Jenkins , Christopher Frayling , Maria McErlane and Claire Balding. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Repeated from Monday
Seasonality. As the British asparagus season gets underway, Sheila Dillon explores the dynamics and dietary impact of global seasonality.
Producer Sue Todd Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
With James COX. Editor Richard Clark
6/6. The Times They Are A-changing. William Dalrymple asks how secular a nation Britain now is, and whether religion has any part to play in its future. Producer Rosemary Dawson
John Cushnie, Pippa Greenwood and Bob Flowerdew are guests of Ditton Parish Council. In the Hampshire garden, Anne Swithinback tackles the wildlife area. Eric Robson is in the chair.
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2/4. Boundaries of Taste. Fences, hedges, ditches or walls - what's the best way to protect your garden?
Caroline Holmes continues her rummage through old horticultural writings to discoverthe ingenious methods recommended by gardening pundits of the past. Producer Mukti Jain Campion
1/2. By Robert Louis Stevenson, dramatised by Chris Dolan.
Two brothers engage in a bitter struggle over money, power and love in a dark and dramatic adventure story set in 18th-century Scotland and America. After the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, the Master flees Scotland for a life of piracy, buried treasure and murder.
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)
David Lodge is both a leading comic novelist and a renowned literary critic. He discusses his novel Nice Work with James Naughtie.
Repeated on Thursday at 4pm June Bookclub: The Scold's Bridle by Minette Walters
2/2. Asian poet Roshan Doug looks at classical
Chinese poetry- a literaryform with strict rules of rhythm, rhyme and theme - and sees how this structure reflected the ordered society of the Chinese dynasties. He finds out that being a good poet was a way for people to move up the social ladder in Imperial times. He also examines the collapse of the classical form and its re-emergence in contemporary Chinese society. With poetry from Chinese writers and Roshan Doug. Producer Laura Parfitt Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
Sue Broom sets out to discover how far genetically engineered animal products are from the market place, taking in fast-growing salmon and luminous green pigs alongtheway. Repeated from Tuesday
New series 1/3. Ordained in Hong Kong in 1971, the Reverend Dr Joyce Bennettmade history as the first English woman priest in the Anglican Communion.
These are extracts from some of the weekly letters she sent home for more than 30 years to her parents. Producer Sally Flatman Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm
Russell Davies presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Kate Murphy Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] Email: [email address removed]
The future looks bleak for Eddie.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Alison Graham 's Soap & Flannel: page 42
Barney Harwood hosts the children's magazine programme, with stories, competitions, features and interviews. Producer Chris Wilson
1/5. New stories about fathers and adolescents. Gentleman 's Relish. Frank prepares himself for a difficult man-to-man conversation with his youngest son. Written by Patrick Gale , read by Robert Bathurst. Producer Emma Harding
5/6. Rosie Goldsmith gives radio a quick nip and tuck as she listens to the portrayal of all things beautiful on English language stations around the world. Is beauty natural Or man-made? Repeatedfrom Friday
5/8. Funny Talk. Are some words inherently funnier than others? Michael Rosen and guests listen to stand-up, sitcoms and satire to explore the language Of comedy. Repeated from Friday
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
New Cities for Old. Britain's old industrial cities have been declining for decades- but now some, like
Manchester, seem to be bouncing back. Could they be models for other British provincial towns? Diane Coyle asks whether there is real substance to this urban renaissance. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the new week's political events. Including at 10.45 Brave New Europe.
2/3. Misha Glenny reflects on the conflicts ended and the opportunities opening up when the ten new members of the European Union arrive this month.
Editor Terry Dignan Brave New Europe repeated on Wednesday 8.45pm
Sir Menzies Campbell , deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, and writer Alain de Botton talk to Sue
MacGregor about their favourite books. Rptd from Tuesday
Inspirational stories of people, including William Hague, who began playing a musical instrument later in life.