News round-up and analysis.
Building Soul. Mike Wooldridge on the spirituality of architecture. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
3/7. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Imelda Staunton appeals on behalf of the National Deaf Children's Society.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Awaiting the Kingdom. In a service for Advent from the Great Hall of Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire, Father Alex McAllister and Janet McNicholas explore the promise of God's kingdom. Isaiah 35, wl-6, 10; Matthew 11, w2-ll. With the Exultate Singers, directed by David Ogden. Producer Stephen Shipley
Mark Mardell with the week's news stories.
Editor Richard Clark
Sue Lawley talks to another castaway.
Producer Leanne Buckle Shortened
1/6. Linda Smith is joined by regulars Tim Brooke -Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden at the Anvil Theatre, Basingstoke. Humphrey Lyttelton is in the Chair, With Colin Sell at the piano. Repeated from Monday
A review of the best of the year's cookbooks, with Sheila Dillon. Producer Sarah Tempest Extended rpt tomorrow 4pm
Presented by James Cox. Editor Richard Clark
3/3. Countryman Johnny Scott meets Jim and Jean Davidson who, after farming on the Scottish borders on land that had been in the family for generations, emigrated to New Zealand and now own a sheep farm in the Wairarapa region of North Island. One year on, how are they meeting the challenge of their new life on the other side of the world? Producer Clare Csonka
Answering queries at Lisvane Community Association Gardening Club, near Cardiff, are John Cushnie , Anne Swithinbank and Bob Flowerdew. Eric Robson is in the chair. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened
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4/5. What were the origins of the bridie? Ian McMillan finds out when he visits Forfar, where Bill McLaren 's family has been baking bridies since 1893. And poet WN Herbert introduces McMillan to the infinite variety of Scottish pies, including such delights as the baked-bean pie and the macaroni stovie. Producer Julian May
2/4. "Too full of adventures to be briefly described. Charles Dickens 's comic and profoundly daft tale of innocence abroad. Dramatised by Michael Eaton and starring Timothy Spall and Sue Johnstone.
Producer Nicholas Newton Director Jane Morgan Rptd Saturday 9pm
Award-winning writer Annie Proulx talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new book.
Producer Hilary Dunn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
New series 1/9. In the return of the poetry request programme, Roger McGough introduces poems by Carol Ann Duffy , Coleridge, Ken Smith and Jenny Joseph. Readers are Bonnie Hurren and David Collins. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
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10/10. Around two-thirds of British military deaths in Iraq were caused by friendly fire, faulty equipment, poor training and other factors. Now families of victims are accusing the Ministry of Defence of covering up its failings. Julian O'Halloran reports. Repeated from Tuesday
New series 1/3. Two teachers in further education are given a chance to celebrate their chosen career and recall those moments that encapsulate why they remain committed to working at the "chalkface". Producer Julian Wilkinson Repeated on Saturday at 5.45pm
John Waite presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio Over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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Ian and Adam make a big decision.
For cast see page 42 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 41
Celebrating Christmas the Jacobean way,
Barney Harwood visits Hampton Court where he meets some food archaeologists. Plus the last episode of The
Invasion of the Blobheads by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. Producer Jane Chambers
4/5. Patrick Stewart continues to read from
Priestley's wartime observations originally broadcast in 1940. Today he looks back to the very first day of the Second World War. Abridged by Julian Wilkinson. Producer Emma Harding
1/6. In another series featuring the best of English-language radio from around the world, Rosie Goldsmith asks what it takes to win the prestigious Prix Europa. Repeated from Friday
2/7. Another edition of the programme that opens the door on words, language and the way we speak. Hosted by Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
5/8. The Old Rame Reaches Out? President Bush says he wants to work afresh with old allies.
Quentin Peel examines whether, in the the light of the euro and closer European defence co-operations, the US will work with Europeans or pick its friends as it chooses. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Triumphs and Disasters
2/3. The story behind the 1986 by-election for Fulham, as told by Steve Richards.
Editor Terry Dignan Triumphs and Disasters repeated on Wed at 8.45pm
1/10. Art meets science when musician Mike Harding and Professor Susan Greenfield join Sue MacGregorto discuss three of their favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Tuesday
After three years at drama school Daniel and Georgina are about to become professional actors. Adrian Lester looks at their final weeks.
Analysis of celebrity culture.
(6/10) by Valerie Martin. Innovative take on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde