With the Rev Roger Hutchings.
Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details
Exploring rural life across the UK, with Richard Uridge. Producer Hugh O'Donnell Extended
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey
With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.
Paul Heiney takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer John Sugar Shortened PHONE: [number removed]234 email: email@example.com
The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel, explored by Sandi Toksvig. Producer Kevin Dawson
3/3. Nick Barraclough concludes his exploration of country music as he goes behind the scenes in corporate
Nashville and talks to Garth Brooks , the Dixie Chicks and the record label executives who control one of America's s most powerful musical forms. Producer Sarah Cuddon
The week's events in politics, discussed by Steve Richards. Editor Peter Mulligan
Insight, colour, wit and analysis as the BBC's foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. producer Tony Grant
Impartial advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jessica Dunbar Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
3/10. In the company of the panel, wade through the week's biggest (and smallest) news stories in the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio. With
Simon Hoggart. Repeated from yesterday . BBC AUDIO: A third selection from recent series of The News uuiz is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
Jonathan Dimbleby presents another edition of the discussion programme, which comes this week from William Brookes School. Much Wenlock, Shropshire. where the audience put their questions on topics of current interest to a panel that includes Labour backbencher Oona King. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby , in response to Any Questions?
PHONE: [number removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org Producer Dianne McGregor
A chilling ghost story set on a remote Yorkshire sheep farm in 1890, based on real-life family history.
Young Ellen/Young Edith:
2/2. As the Year of the Sea begins, Britain has never been less aware of its island status and of the curious, dislocated lives of its seafarers. Libby Purves finds out how this challenging life has changed for those at sea today. Wooden Walls. In the bicentenary year of the battle of Trafalgar, how does the Royal Navy reconcile its traditions with the demands of modern warfare? How do young officers and ratings see themselves fitting in to its hierarchies and rituals? Libby Purves goes to sea on a frigate and explores the cross-currents of tradition, technology and modern management concepts.
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer June Christie EMAIL: email@example.com
News and sports headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon
Ray, the new biopic of Ray Charles , the musician who died last year, is discussed by Chris Tookey. Producer Sally Spurring
Another mix of music, comedy and conversation, presented by Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney
The cultural highlights of the week reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Fiona McLean
3/3. This year, Japan faces the memory of several anniversaries - 60 years since the atom bombs, ten years since the Tokyo gas attacks and the Kobe earthquake, and 15 years of economic downturn. In this series of letters from Japan, six leading writers reflect on these painful anniversaries and consider what role they play in the Japanese mindset of today. Today's programme focuses on life after the economic bubble. It's a Japan newly beset by alienation, depression, crime, truancy and internet suicide pacts, but a Japan that finally wants to find a role in world affairs once more. Repeated from Sunday
A A unique archive interview featuring that giant of jazz. Louis Armstrong , recorded in 1956 in a 1 New York studio for Willis Conover 's Jazz Hour on Voice of America, though possibly heard for the first time anywhere here on Radio 4. Humphrey Lyttelton introduces extracts from the recording, in which the musician talks candidly about his career, his bizarre diet techniques and the night he met Princess Margaret. During the session, Armstrong picks out some of his favourite records to play. This exceptional material, interwoven with music and exclusive interviews with Armstrong's remaining friends and musicians, gives a vivid and entertaining portrait of possibly the world's most famous jazz musician. Producer Kate Bissell
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3/3. Lucinda is increasingly torn between what society expects of her and what her heart desires. Dramatised by Elspeth Sandys from the novel by Martin Boyd.
Producer/Director Janet Whitaker Repeated from Sunday
3/3. Oxbridge. Are the universities of Oxford and Cambridge still among the finest in the world or are they being overtaken by other colleges both here and abroad? Diana Madill chairs a debate from Magdalen College,
Oxford, between its president Anthony Smith and David Walker from The Guardian. Repeated from Wednesday
10/13. Peter Snow host another round of the nationwide general knowledge quiz. Repeated from Monday
6/9. Oscar Wilde 's The Ballad of Reading Gaol is the focus of today's programme. Roger McGough introduces Sam West 's reading of this powerful work, which conveys Wilde's experience of the hanging of a fellow inmate during the writer's imprisonment. Repeated from Sunday
3/4. Easy Come, Easy Go. The memoirs of the great Georgian clown, Joseph Grimaldi , edited by Charles Dickens , and adapted and performed by Tony Lidington. The arduous life of the pantomime artist. Pianist Hugh Nankivell ; Director David Blount
Hitler in Therapy by Carey Harrison