From St Mary the Virgin, Chislet, Kent.
News round-up and analysis.
This Twilight Gap. Mark Tully considers the strange. lim-bo-like days between Christmas and New Year suggesting they offer an opportunity for reflection and re-Orientation. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
5/7. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Senes oroducer Amanda Hancox
Simon Weston appeals on behalf of Weston Spirit, 3 charity that helps young people.
Send donations to: Freepost [address removed]l. with Weston Spirit marked on the back of the envelope Credit cards: [number removed]
Poducer Sally Flatman
Rptd at 10.56pm and on Thu 30 Dec at 3.27pm
From the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban,
Hertfordshire, the Very Rev Dr Jeffrey John celebrates
St Stephen's Day by examining the lives of the first
Christian martyrs. With excerpts from Britten's A
Ceremony of Carols, sung by the Abbey Girls's choir.
Musical director Simon Johnson. producer Simon Vivian
Sarah Macdonald from Australia reflects on the latest Political, cultural and social developments in her part Of the world. Producer Jennie Walmsley
They defined the style and epitomised the look of the decade - Sue MacGregor plays host to a gathering of the original 1960s supermodels.
Producer David Prest Repeated on New Year's Eve at 9am
Balladeer and Las Vegas regular Engelbert Humperdinck is Sue Lawley's guest.
3/6. Andy Hamilton is joined by regulars Tim Brooke -
Jaylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden for the antidote to Panel games at New Theatre in Hull.
Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair, with Colin Sell at the piano.
Repeated from Monday 20 December at 6.30pm
Being grilled on their food and drink knowledge by Jay Rayner are Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall . Clarissa /
Oickson Wright. Pat Chapman and Jancis Robinson. rOducer Katy Hickman Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
News and analysis, with James Cox. Editor Colin Hancock
A hundred years ago this week. one of the greatest ,, names in modern music was born. Glenn Miller 's / distinctive sound went on to define the era of big-band swing. Simon Townley talks to musicians past and \ Present to find out why audiences everywhere are still getting in the Miller mood. Producer Tom Alban
A Christmas edition comes from the Orkney Islands with practical tips on growing in some of the most hostile conditions in Britain. Carole Baxter.
John CUshnie and Anne Swithinbank answer questions from the East Mainland Gardeners of Orkney. Eric Robson is in the chair. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened repeat on wed 29 December at 3pm
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners Question Time. , featuring regular team members. is available on audio cassette and CD
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4/4. "In which the Pickwick Club is finally dissolved." Charles Dickens's comic and profoundly daft tale of innocence abroad. Dramatised by Michael Eaton.
Producer Nicholas Newton Director Jane Morgan Repeated on New Year's Day at 9pm
Mr Winkle Sr:
The fat boy:
Ruth Rendell talks to Mariella Frostrup about her prolific writing career that has spanned four decades. Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday 30 December at 4pm
3/9. Predominantly Scottish poets and poems, , Kathleen Jamie and Don Patterson. flavourthis seasonal selection. Presented by Roger McGough.
Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on New Year's Day at 11.30pm
Scientists and policy makers, fed up with valuable research being locked away in expensive subscription-only journals, are mounting a challenge to the publishers. They are launching their own journals and giving away the results for free. But not everyone is happy. Richard Black examines each side of the debate. Repeated from Tuesday 21 December at 8pm
3/3. Two teachers who work in further education colleges recount moving tales of their daily lives - tales that reveal there is always cause for celebration. Producer Julian Wilkinson Repeated on New Year's Day at 5.45am
Shortened repeat of yesterday at 1.10pm
Kathy finds much needed support.
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There's music at Handel's old house in London and we find out how suffering to be fashionable was part of life during Handel's time. Plus the second part of Wish You Were Here, by Debi Gliori. Producer Jane Chambers
1/5. Faith and Hope Go Shopping. Bored with their existence in an old people's home, two friends plan an escape to London to indulge their passion for fine foods, literature and unsuitable shoes. By
Joanne Harris read by June Whitfield. Producer Katherine Beacon
Allan Little reflects on the significance of this summer's 60th anniversary of D-Day. with the help of / those who attended the ceremonies of remembrance, including veterans who served on the French beaches on 6 June 1944. Producer Jane Beresford
-" Remembering the way Britain prepared for the assault on Normandy through the eyes and ears of the people who were caught up in the vast machinery of war. Lib Purves introduces a sequence of features and stories told by the men and women who made D-Day happen. Executive producer Simon Elmes
What raised a smile during the dark days of war? In a programme first broadcast this summer, Ned Sherrin reminisces with the help of Ken Dodd , the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Sheila Tracey , Amy Winehouse ,
Anthony Horowitz and Roy Hudd. Producer Simon Clancy
3/10. The worlds of sport and music meet when
Clare Balding and Andrew Collins join Sue MacGregor to champion three of their favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Tuesday 21 December at 4.30pm
With Santa Claus on a bender after his wife left him for Frosty the Snowman, Steven is his replacement. With Paul McCrink as Steven and featuring Ewan Bailey ,
\ Rosalind Paul , Nigel Betts and Rachel Atkins. By
\ Steven Appleby. Repeated from Thursday 23 December at 11pm v
Classic Fairy Tales (1/5) Master Cat
Read by Don Warrington