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News round-up and analysis.
A Very Special Relationship. Michelene Wandor draws on her own experience to consider the role of grandparents. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm
3/4. Bumblebees. Lionel Kelleway looks at the more common species of bumblebee active at this time of year, one of the first insects to wake in the early spring sunshine.
Producer Stuart Reading
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox
Archbishop Desmond Tutu appeals on behalf or Help the Hospices...
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From the National Cathedral of St Patrick, Dublin. With
Canon Noel Battye. Director of music Peter Barley. Producer Bert Tosh
The week's news stories, with Fi Glover. Editor Peter Rippon
The actor Patrick Stewart talks to Sue Lawley and chooses eight recordings to take with him to the mythical desert island.
Repeated on Friday at 9am
1/7. Exchanging quotations and anecdotes with Nigel Rees are Rachel Billington , Stella Duffy , Daisy Goodwin and Emma Kennedy. The reader is William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday
6/6. Oz Clarke and Andrew Jefford celebrate sauvignon blanc wines with ballerina Deborah Bull and invite listeners to join them for an interactive tasting. Repeated from Monday
National and international news and analysis, introduced by James COX. Editor Colin Hancock
Pippa Greenwood , Bob Howerdew and Matthew Biggs answer questions from gardeners in Hertfordshire. And
Anne Swithinbank offers the definitive advice on sowing seeds. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
Producer Trevor Taylor
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3/5. Desert de Retz. Susan Marling revels in the fantasy world of a folly garden, created by the extravagant libertine Monsieur de Monville on the eve of the French Revolution. Producer Kate Bland
2/9. The Jewel in the Crown. Daphne's friendship with Hari Kumar deepens as the relationship between Britain and India grows more violent. Four novels charting the last days of the British Raj in India, written by Paul Scott and dramatised bv John Harvey.
Other parts played by Shiv Grewal , Rez mm and Music by Raiomond Mirza ; Producer/Director Sally Avens Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Does everyone have an unpublished novel inside them just waiting to be written? Mariella Frostrup talks to a writer, a publisher and to the librarians of the Library of Unwritten Books to find out. Producer Hilary Dunn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
Crowded city streets can be oppressive and yet energising. Love as well as hate poems have been dedicated to the city by our poets, presented here by the poet laureate Andrew Motion. With contributions from Steve Pile and Elizabeth Wilson, and poems by George Eliot, TS Eliot, John Gay, Roy Fisher, Oscar Wilde, Rosemary Tonks, John Betjeman, Maura Dooley and William Wordsworth.
Readers are Juliet Stevenson, Kenneth Cranham, Jamie Glover and Tom Courtenay.
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2/2 Robert Stevens follows Lord Falconer as he continues his uphill struggle to save a Parliamentary bill that would make historic changes to the British constitution, setting up a new Supreme Court and axing his own job, the ancient post of Lord Chancellor. Repeated from Tuesday
2/2 Michael Blastland describes scenes from the life of his severely disabled, autistic son Joe, whose behaviour has moved him to anger, exasperation and laughter - and to ask the shocking question: "Is it possible that Joe isn't one of US?" Producer Innes Bowen Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Liz Barclay presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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The children's magazine programme that covers everything from pop music to ancient Rome. With
Barney HarwOOd. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
3/5. Measuring Geraniums. Written and read by Neil Innes. A crossword compiler, his head full of verbal conundrums, goes for a bike ride.... with unfortunate consequences. Stories by writers for whom being East Anglian is important. Producer Ivan Howlett
3/6. More radio gems from around the world with Rosie Goldsmith. This week, she listens in to programmes by, for and about the military. She hears the music favoured by American soldiers based in Iraq, and hears some propaganda radio in Colombia as the Fare rebel group take to the airwaves. Producer Andrea Protheroe
3/8. A closer look at the words we use, where they come from and how we play with them, with Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday
7/9. Is Sid Dead ? In the 1980s and 90s privatisation promised to make Britain a share-owning democracy. But how far did popular capitalism really spread? Diane Coyle asks whether all the "Sids" attracted by the advertising agencies are still in love with the world of investment and market risk. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events. Editor Terry Dignan
On behalf of the Liberal Democrat Party.
2/6. Writer Jon Ronson and the chief executive of AOL UK, Karen Thomson , talk to Sue MacGregor about their favourite books. Repeated from Tuesday
Until her death in 1983 Rowena Cade devoted her life to building and nurturing the MinackTheatre, in Cornwall, carving it out from the cliffs at the bottom of her garden in Porthcurno almost single-handedly. Today her presence is still keenly felt. Repeated from Thursday
Will in the World (1/5)
A different take on the life of William Shakespeare , by Stephen Greenblatt