5.43 Bells on Sunday From All Saints Church, Danebury. in Cheshire.
News round-up and analysis.
The Real Me. Born in Guyana, Lionel McCalman has lived in London for 30 years. He plays in a steel drum band ana has seen people from all cultures and backgrounds having a go. Which brings him to ask: who is Lionel? Producer Matt Thompson Repeated at 11.30pm
3/8. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Edward Stourton. Producer Amanda Hancox
Fergal Keane appeals on behalf of the National
Association for Children of Alcoholics.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
A Celebration for Pentecost. From the Church of God of Prophecy, in Birmingham, a service to mark the coming of the Holy Spirit, led by Carol Brown. Preacher Bishop Dr
Joe Aldred. Music directors Vincent McCalla , Charmain Oliver and Deseta Davis. Producer Claire Campbell Smith
With Fi Glover. Editor Colin Hancock
Sue Lawley's castaway is the actress Imelda Staunton. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am
5/7. With Rachel Billington , Stella Duffy , Daisy Goodwin and Emma Kennedy. Hosted by Nigel Rees. Readings by William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday
Sheila Dillon lifts the lid on eggs, asking just how sa and versatile they really are and finding out how hen-keeping has developed into a popular hobby.
Producer Margaret Collins Repeated on Monday at 4pm Essential eggs: page 35
News and analysis, with James Cox. Editor colin Hancock
1/2. Polygamy-the Positives.When Shagufta Yaqub got married, she decided that under the terms of her marriage contract, she would not preclude her husband from taking another wife. She talks to men and women in the UK and Pakistan, and questions whether polygamy is, as the Koran says, a divinely ordained right of men. Producer Liz Leonard
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Sheffield Allotment and Leisure Gardeners
Federation. Roy Lancaster continues his conversation with Geoffrey Smith , and Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardener's Question
Time,featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
Essential garden items for summer: page 142
2/4. Michael Nicholson discovers some of the inventions developed for the Special Operations Executive and interviews the son of their inventor, the original "Q" from James Bond. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
6/9. The Day of the Scorpion. Sarah travels to Calcutta to visit Ronald in hospital and to hear at first hand of Teddie's tragic encounter with Indian National Army troops. By
Paul Scott , dramatised by John Harvey. Other parts played by Jason Chan , Shiv Grewa l, Robert Hastie andEmily Wachter
Producer/Director Jeremy Mortimer Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Journalist Michael Finkel talks to Mariella Frostrup about his startling book True Story. Plus a report on a scheme that lends books to the homeless - what do people sleeping rough choose to read? producers Karen Holden and Hilary Dunn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
New series 1/9. Roger McGough introduces requests for works by Shakespeare, Larkin and Emily Dickinson , as well as lyrics by the gravel-voiced singer/songwriter
Tom Waits. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm BBC AUDIO: A newly released special edition celebrating 25 years of Poetry Please is available on CD from all good retail outlets or from www.bocshop.com. Call [number removed]19
4/4 Spring: a New Leaf. There is a new Palestinian leader, American re-engages in the Middle East, and there's new talk of peace - but will it last? Edward Stourton follows the events in the Middle East conflict, talking to key figures over the course Of 12 months. Repeated from Tuesday
2/3. A Fork in the Road. "We now have a situation whereby a threat is allegedly made to blow up a bridge unless it is named after the man who blew up the last one. In short, we've travelled another short mile down the road to nowhere." Gerry Anderson reflects on the strangely paradoxical nature of life Northern Ireland.
Producer Simon Elmes Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and 7.45pm
Quentin Cooper presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
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Matt dishes the dirt.
For cast see page 42 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 41
The children's magazine programme features a 12-year-old girl who helps care for her father, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis. Presented by Barney Harwood. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
2/5. Dry Run. Summer 1979, two teenagers fall in love en route to France from Belfast, mistakenly believing that they have left the past behind. By Glenn Patterson , read by Marty Rea. Producer Joanne Reardon
Roger Bolton , with listener's opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
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7/8. The series that looks at the words we use and where they come from. With Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
2/9. Spain's Growing Pains. The Spanish economy has been booming and flexing its muscle internationally. But now it faces the growing threat of competition from all sides. Peter Day travels from Madrid to Barcelona to see how Spain is confronting that challenge. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Power Eating
2/3. Anne Perkins looks at the dinner party at which
John Maynard Keynes failed to stop Winston Churchill from deciding to return to the gold standard in 1925. Editor Terry Dignan Power Eating repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
6/6. Author Nick Hornby and broadcaster
Simon Fanshawe discuss favourite books. With Sue MacGregor.
Repeated from Tuesday
David Almond traces the daily train journey of Moonfleet author John Meade Falkner between Newcastle and Durham in an attempt to find the influences that shaped his writing. Repeated from Thursday
The Surgeon's Mate
(6/10), by Patrick O'Brian. Continuing the 19th-century adventures of Jack Aubrey , a Royal Navy officer and his friend Stephen Maturin , a Navy surgeon