From the church of St Sepulchre, Holborn Viaduct, London.
News round-up and analysis.
Can imagination be taught? Poet Douglas Dunn , professor of creative writing at St Andrews University, ponders the matter. Producer Matt Thompson Rptd at 11.30pm
2/7. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
The vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Rev Nicholas Holtam , appeals on behalf of the church's social work. Donations: St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal, [address removed]Credit cards: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
For Advent. From St David 's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire. The Rev Gethin Abraham-Williams explores the theme of discovering the truth. Led by the Dean, the Very Rev Wyn Evans. Director of music Tim Noon.
Fi Glover with the week's news stories. Editor Peter Rippon
For more than 70 years, Radio 4 has broadcast an appeal at Christmas on behalf of St Martin-in-the-Fields, a church that has helped thousands of homeless people. John Waite meets some of those who benefited from last year's appeal.
(Repeated at 5.40pm and on Thursday at 3.45pm)
Sir Bobby Robson , former manager of Newcastle United Football Club, talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Leanne Buckle Shortened at 9am
10/10. Clive Coleman , Sue Limb, Laurence Boswell and Corin Redgrave exchange favourite quotations. Repeated from Monday
BBC AUDIO: Highlights from more than 21 years of Quote.... Unquote, selected and introduced by Nigel Rees , are now available on audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Sheila Dillon feast on the foods produced by the winners of the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.
Producer Margaret Collins Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by James Cox. Editor coiin Hancock
2/3. The Dunlop family swapped a vegetable farm in Northern Ireland for a cereal farm in the heart ofthe Canadian grain belt. Countryman Johnny Scott discovers how they're coping with the differences in culture and in temperatures. Producer ClareCsonka
Answering horticultural queries at Dorset are Bob Flowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Anne Swithinbank. Eric Robson is in the chair.
At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
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3/5. Does anyone eat Sussex churdles anymore?
Ian McMillan continues his nationwide search for pies, with this look at the recipe of liver, bacon, vegetables with a cheese topping that is undergoing something of a revival. Producer Julian May
"A full and faithful report of the perambulations, perils and travels of the Pickwick Club."
Samuel Pickwick and his friends set out on a journey to discover their world in Charles Dickens 's humorous and profoundly daft tale of innocence abroad.
Rptd Saturday 9pm
Old Mrs Wardle:
The Fat Boy:
One of Britain's most popular poets, Carol Ann Duffy, talks to James Naughtie about her inventive and funny collection, The World's Wife. A mixture of history lesson, fairy tale and modern-day domestic tragedy, it tells the stories of Mrs Aesop, Mrs Darwin, Anne Hathaway and Queen Kong, among others. Repeated on Thursday at 4pm. January's Bookclub: White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Carol Ann Duffy's The Laughter of Stafford Girls' High is the Afternoon Play on Tuesday at 2.15pm
Christopher Cook looks at the relationship between poetry and film to see how films using poetry have changed and what they are trying to achieve now. Producer Susan Roberts Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
9/10. With the Government accused of back-tracking on its own anti-corruption rules, is enough being done to keep business clean? Fran Abrams investigates. Repeated from Tuesday
Ernie Rea presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio Over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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Kenton gets the boot.
For cast see page 42 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 41
A reindeer herd in the Cairngorms in Scotland gets a visit from the children's programme's nature reporter, Caroline Williams. Plus the third episode of the story The Invasion of the Blobheads by Paul Stewart. Producer Jane Chambers
3/5. Patrick Stewart continues to read from
Priestley's wartime observations, with a 1940 broadcast that compared the Second World War with the writer's experiences of the First World War.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson. Producer Emma Harding
11/11. Listeners' comments on BBC radio programmes and policy, with Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT
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1/7. Music, poetry, plain English and beekeeping are among the topics for linguistic investigation by Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
4/8. The Economy on the Couch. Diane Coyle looks at what economics is now learning from psychology and the Strange ways we behave. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Triumphs and Disasters
New series 1/3. Ribble Valley, 1991. The story behind famous by-election campaigns, as told by Steve Richards.
Editor Terry Dignan Triumphs and Disasters repeated on Wed at 8.45pm
10/10. With Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday
2/3. Following two students as they train at the famous drama school. With Adrian Lester.
Valerie Martin 's imaginative reworking of a Victorian classic, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , read by Finty Williams (1/10)