From St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.
News round-up and analysis.
Take My Advice. A reflection on the nature of advice: the needs of those who seek it and the wisdom of those who give it. With Mark Tully. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
2/6. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Jon Silverman appeals on behalf of Fair Trials Abroad, which seeks to help EU citizens accused of a crime in a country other than their own.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
The Cost of Discipleship. On the 60th anniversary of the execution of Dietrich Bonhoeffer , Bishop Martin Shaw visits Berlin to reflect on the Protestant theologian life.
With Tony Benn , he asks whether Christianity should be involved in political dissent. Producer Stephen Shipley
Fi Glover with the week's news stories. Editor Peter Rippon
Bernard Cornwell , author of the Sharpe series of books, talks to Sue Lawley. Producer Leanne Buckle
4/11. Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Jenny Eclair and Dara O'Briain try not to repeat, deviate or hesitate.
With Nicholas Parsons in the chair. Repeated from Monday
r Jamie Oliver talks to Sheila Diiion about the quality of school meals...
Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm
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Presented by James Cox. Editor Colin Hancock
The story of how horses have been recycled throughout history is told by Adam Hart-Davis . The Victorians re-used the horse carcase on a huge scale, but who used the bones as ice Skates? Producer John Byrne
Anne Swithinbank , Matthew Biggs and Tony Kusseii answer questions posed by gardeners in Gloucestershire.
Plus all you need to know about growing clematis.
Gill Pyrah is in the chair. Including at: 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor
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 www.bbcshop.com Call 080O uw Summer bulb and seeds collection: page 150
2/5. London is built on a huge wetland, as Matthew Parris discovers when he continues his exploration of tne capital's wildlife. He gets an angler's view of the recovery of London's fish stocks and is introduced to the unusual pleasures Of eel-Stroking. Producer Jeremy Grange
3/6. The Guermantes Way.
The writer's childhood enchantment with the Duchess of Guermantes matures into a passion but, when he eventually engineers a meeting, he is ill-prepared for the staggering gulf between his fantasy and the reality.
From the series of novels by Marcel Proust, dramatised by Michael Butt.
Music Jacob Shirley
Producer/Director John Taylor
Repeated Sat 9pm
Music composed By:
Baron de Charlus:
Marcel, a young man:
Duchess de Guermantes:
Marcel as a boy:
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Baroness Susan Greenfield talks to Mariella Frostrup about books that will inspire a teenager with an interest in science And travelling in the footsteps of Turgenev with Robert Dessaix. Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
Jr New series 1/12. The poet laureate
Andrew Motion presents an exploration of the landscapes of i British poetry from its earliest days to the present.
Borders Can poets speak across borders? Including contributions from Declan McGonagle and Dr Rowan Williams , the Archbishop of Canterbury. With poems bv Jackie Kay , Ezra Pound , Seamus Heaney , Edward
Thomas Dylan Thomas and Anne Ridler. The readers are Kenneth Cranham , Tom Courtenay , Simon Russell Beale and Diana Bishop.
Music by Malcolm Lindsay ; Producer Tim Dee Repeated Saturday 11.30pm Rhyme and regions: page 32
3/9. In the tiny kingdom of Lesotho, several years of drought. malnutrition and sickness have been largely ignored by the outside world. And, as Julian O'Halloran reports new international trade rules have deepened the crisis by putting thousands out Of work. Repeated from Tuesday
2/6 Firestarter. Jean Alexander reads Richard Cameron s short story. Another monologue for Lent, inspired by ideas of temptation. Producer Clair Jaquiss Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Nick Clarke presents his selection of excerpts from
BBC radio over the past week. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith PHONE: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]email: email@example.com
Jolene gets her own back.
For cast see page 44 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
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Bestselling author Eoin Colfer talks to Barney Harwood about his latest book, The Supernaturalist. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
4/4. A Conversation with My Father. Novelist Ali Smith chooses this tale in which a successful writer tries to satisfy her dying father's wish for a proper story. Written by Grace Paley. Read by Lorelei King. Producer Lisa Osborne
5/10. Listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations, with Roger Bolton.
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
Phone: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]2800 email: feedbackd>bbc.co.uk. Repeated from Friday
2/2. Squeezed between Appalachian dulcimer players and f inger-in-the-ear traditionalists, the story-telling comic was a welcome respite in the folk clubs of 1970s Britain. David Spikey tells the stories of Max Boyce , Billy Connolly , Mike Harding and friends. Producer David Prest
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
7/8. My Old China. Manchuria, in northern China, is struggling to reduce its reliance on huge, state-owned companies that made it the industrial heart of old China. Peter Day discovers new software companies flourishing. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Progress? What Progress?
3/3. Simon Heffer of the Daily Mail concludes his examination of the contemporary relevance of Herbert Butterfield 's The Whig Interpretation of History.
Editor Terry Dignan Progress? What Progress? repeated Wed 8.45pm
1/7. The wide world of learning, with Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday
5/5. Journalist John Sergeant entertains an audience with some of his favourite literature. Repeated from Thursday
The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen (6/10) A thriller about a nine-year-old boy in a coma after a mysterious accident, and the neurologist who hopes to bring him back to consciousness. Read by Andrew Hilton and Jordan Waller