From St Mary's Church in Andover, Hampshire.
News round-up and analysis.
A Chain of Voices. Storyteller Hugh Lupton believes that when he tells a story, the person who told it to him is standing behind him, and behind him is another and so on, back to our earliest ancestors. But what evidence could he have for such thoughts? Producer Matt Thompson Rptd at 11.30pm
New series 1/6. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Edward Stourton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Rory Bremner appeals on behalf of Tripscope, the travel advice and information service for disabled people
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 926pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Searching with Christ. The Lenten journey begins with a mass from the church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs,
Cambridge, celebrated by Mgr Tony Rogers. With the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir and director of music David Ogden. Producer Simon Vivian
Fi Glover with the week's news stories. Editor Peter Rippon
Sue Lawley's castaway is the poet UA Fanthorpe. Producer Leanne Buckle
3/11. Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Linda Smith and Graham Norton try not to repeat, deviate or hesitate
With Nicholas Parsons in the chair. Repeated from Monday
As GI (the glycaemic index) becomes the latest diet
Phenomenon, Sheila Dillon investigates the science behind it and the impact it could have on attitudes to food. Producer Margaret Collins Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by James Cox. Editor Colin Hancock
Dubbed "Stalin World", Grutas Park in Lithuania is a tourist attraction dedicated to the period of Soviet occupation. Nick Toksvig visits the bizarre amusements at this controversial theme park. Producer Tamsm Hughes
Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and John Cushnie answer questions posed by gardeners in Wiltshire. Eric Robson is in the chair. Plus everything you need to know about lavender and at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners' Question Time, featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from [web address removed]. Call [number removed]
New series 1/5 It's a teeming ecosystem of natives andexo aliens, full of grazers and scavengers, predators and parasites. Welcome to London.
Matthew Parris begins an exploration of the capital's fauna and flora at street level. Producer Jeremy Grange
2/6. The Budding Grove.
Continuing his retrospective journey through his early years, the writer recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man.
From the novels by Marcel Proust, dramatised by Michael Butt.
Music composed by Jacob Shirley, performed by the composer with Perdie Gibson and Ellie Loaring
Producer/Director John Taylor
Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Music composed and played By:
Jacob Shirley, Perdie Gibson, Ellie
Baron de Charlus:
Marcel a boy:
Marcel a youth:
Marcel a young man:
American actor-turned-writer Ron McLarty talks to
Mariella Frostrup about his powerful new novel The Memory of Running Plus a whistle-stop tour of the Spanish literary scene, and a look at which books are the hottest reads in British prison libraries. Producer Karen Holden Rptd Thu 4pm
The poet John Hegley celebrates Valentine's weekend with his own snippets about love. Using spoken word song and even real life, we hear of his love of Pat, pets, family members and Luton Town football club. His feelings for Jane a classroom sweetheart from primary school, whom he hasn't seen for 38 years, are updated in a recent encounter between them. With Andrew Bailey and Karen Tweed. producer Nigel Piper Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
2/9. Stephen Grey reports on major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday
New series 1/6. A series of monologues for Lent, inspired by ideas of temptation.
Becoming. Fiona Shaw reads Ruth Scott s short story. Producer Clair Jaquiss Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Sheena McDonald presents her pick of excerpts from BBC radio over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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Brian finds himself outvoted
For cast see page 45 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Soap & Flannel: page 43
What has Mark Damazer in store for Radio 4?: page 24
Children from Steam Mills Primary School, Gloucestershire, talk to Barney Harwood about the school's special relationship with its twin, Maleira School, in rural Kenya. Plus another episode from the drama Secret Undercover Vets on Ice. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
3/4. Faith, Hope and Charity. Chosen by bestselling novelist Joseph O'Connor. An accident on an English building site has repercussions back home in Ireland. By John McGahern and read by Adrian Dunbar. Producer Lisa Osborne
4/10 Listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations, with Roger Bolton.
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
Phone: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Repeated from Friday
1/2. From Billy Connolly to Max Boyce , Tony Capstick and Fred Wedlock , Dave Spikey traces the irresistible rise of the original stand-ups: the folk club comedians of the 1960S and 1970S. Producer David Prest
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
6/8. Strictly Private. Huge and secretive investment groups are bagging great swathes of industry in Britain and abroad. Peter Day asks what drives these new kings of capitalism and whether they are good for us. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Progress? What Progress?
2/3. Simon Heffer of the Daily Mail examines the contemporary relevance of Herbert Butterfield 's The Whig Interpretation of History.
Editor Terry Dignan Progress? What Progress? rptd on Wed at 8.45pm
10/10. Comedy duo Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkinsjoin Sue MacGregor to talk about their favourite books and poetry in the last Of the series. Repeated from Tuesday
4/5. Philip Pullman entertains an audience with some of his favourite prose and poetry. Repeated from Thursday
The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen (1/10) A thriller about a nine-year-old boy in a profound coma after a mysterious accident and the neurologist who hopes to bring him back to consciousness. Read by Andrew Hilton and Jordan Waller