From St David 's Church, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire.
News round-up and analysis.
One Starfish. Mark Tully celebrates the impact of tiny acts of compassion in the face of overwhelming odds. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
n New series 1/4. The Machair of the Western Isles
Brett Westwood visits South Harris to witness the magic of the machair: the unique coastal grasslands, rich in wildflowers, that form one of the rarest habitats in Europe. Producer Sandra Sykes
Religious and ethical news, presented by Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Michael Morpurgo , the Children's Laureate, presents an appeal on behalf of Bag Books.
Donations: Freepost - Bag Books Credit cards: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm
Father Terry Rafferty leads the mass from the church of St Patrick and St Colman, Tullylish, Co Down. The preacher is Fr Desmond Knowles. With Jubilus, the youth choir of Dromore diocese. Musical director Pat Taylor. Producer Bert Tosh
Paul Greenbergfrom Little Rock, Arkansas, with his reflections on everyday America. Repeated from Friday
Fi Glover with the week's news stories. Editor Peter Rippon
Sue Lawley's guest on the mythical desert island is poet Jack Mapanje. Producer Leanne Buckle Shortened rpt Fri 9am
5/10. Corin Redgrave , Sue Limb, Laurence Boswell and Clive Coleman exchange quotations and anecdotes. Chaired by Nigel Rees. Repeated from Monday
European Obesity. Sheila Dillon asks how European food strategists are responding to the challenge of Obesity. Producer Sarah Tempest Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by James Cox.
Alex is a charming and gregarious 19-year-old who happens to have Down's syndrome. Felicity Finch follows his attempts to "sort my life out" and live as independently as possible. Producer Jane Ray
Bob Flowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Anne Swithmbank answers questions from gardeners in Somerset. And Anne offers the definitive guide to orchid care. At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners' Question lime. featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
3/5. The Wildwood and the Wolf. Dylan Winter visits the Borders of Scotland to learn about the restoration of a deforested valley back to a true wildwood, as it was when wolves ran there. Producer Sheena Duncan
2/3. Coupeau's drinking is becoming a problem and Gervaise gets into debt. She tries to forget her worries with a feast for her birthday, it's a riot of a success, until her former lover, Lantier, reappears. By Emile Zola, translated by Leonard Tancock and dramatised by Diana Griffiths.
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)
American satirical novelist Carl Hiaasen talks to
Mariella Frostrup about his latest comic romp, Skinny Dip, which centres around the destruction of the Florida Everglades. Producer Erin Riley Repeated Thursday 4pm
5/6. Roger McGough presents poems on the weather by Thomas Hardy and William Howitt , and poems on the subject of poetry readings by DJ Enright and Basil Bunting. Plus a tribute to the late Michael Donaghy.
The readers are Alice Arnold , Sean Barrett and Bonnie Hurren. Producer Kate McAII Repeated Sat 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A newly released, special edition celebrating the 25th anniversary of Poetry Please is now available on CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
4/10. With bushmeat now big business, there's growing concern that the illegal trade could spread deadly diseases to humans and the animal population here. Angus Stickler investigates. Repeated from Tuesday
2/3. While continuing his attempt to hitch-hike from Miami to New York, Kevin Connolly dodges a fast-approaching hurricane, visits a roadhouse where the fizzy pop is served in goblets the size of fire bucket and the T-bone steaks are bigger than an elephant's ear. Producer Tony Grant Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and 7.45pm
A selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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Matt gets a big fright.
For cast see page 40 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 39
For a report on the celebrations of Divali,
Barney Harwood goes to Leicester. Plus the second and final part of The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde , read by Joseph FienneS. Producer Jane Chambers
2/4. Swimming Into the Millennium.
A middle-aged mother receives a gym subscription as an early Christmas present and finds herself seduced by the beauty and tranquillity of the almost deserted swimming pool. Read by Kathryn Hunt. Producer Katherine Beacon
6/11. Listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday
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5/5. The double act of Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson , who from Twentieth Century Coyote to Bottom produced "grunge" comedy at its best, is showcased by Stuart Maconie. Producer Angela Sherwin
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
8/9. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. From the start of next year Europe's companies face big fines from the EU over excess emissions, but few British businesses seem prepared. It will only work if emissions are traded, but how does that work? Peter Day discovers a new industry and new type of salesman - the carbon trader. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Margin of Error
2/2. Peter Snow examines the world of political opinion polling.
Editor Terry Dignan Margin of Error repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
5/10. The intelligent guide to the wide world of learning with Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday
Britain's oldest folk festival, the Sidmouth
International Festival, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Mike Harding hears from generations of folkie families who have taken part, including Martin and Eliza Carthy. Producer Nick Barrraclough