With Andrew Graystone.
Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details
Exploring rural life across the UK.
Producer Gabi Fisher Extended
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Moira Hickey
With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rhidian Brook.
Michael Rosen takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Karen Pirie Shortened PHONE: [number removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joy s of travel. Producer Kevin Dawson
During the 1950s and 1960s, a long line of West Indian cricketers, including the dreaded fast bowler Wes Hall, played as professionals in the tiny League clubs of Lancashire. Garth Crooks looks at the little bit of calypso style that these players brought to Pennine towns like Accrington, Nelson and Bacup, and the havoc they left behind.
After two and a half weeks' competition around the country, the top two teams arrive at Lord's to contest the NatWest Trophy. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Jim Maxwell , with experts Angus Fraser , Mike Selvey and Darren Lehmann. Including News at 2.20.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time
5/7. Robin Oakley of CNN discusses the events of the political week. 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 Louise Greenwood Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
8/9. Andy Hamilton and Alan Coren are among the panellists wading through the week's news in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. Repeated from yesterday
Robin Cook , the former Foreign Secretary, is one of the panellists in the topical discussion programme from Kendal in Cumbria. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby , in response to Any Questions? Producer Peter Griffiths PHONE: [number removed] email: email@example.com
In this Victorian thriller, the wife of an eminent barrister is found dead. It becomes clear that she has been gradually poisoned, and her husband is arrested. But there are others who might have been keen to see her dead, and a surprise visitor from America offers a means of providing the clues. By Melissa Murray. Producer/Director Cherry Cookson
Musicologist Big George shines the spotlight on some of the most talented performers in the country, whose sounds are famous the world over but whose names are virtually unknown to the millions who love their music - the Session musicians. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Vibeke Venema ; Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
News and sports headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon
A special edition looking at Japanese animation, presented by Francine Stock. Producer Sally Spurring
Another eclectic mix of music, comedy and conversation with Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney
This week's cultural highlights, including Julian Barnes 's new novel Arthur and George and an exhibition at the National Gallery called Stubbsand the Horse, are reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Fiona McLean
2/2. Australians used to be the world's globetrotters - welcomed everywhere they went. But no more. Writer and broadcaster Sarah MacDonald reflects on Australia's changing place in the world, examining why her country has become one of the more likely targets for Islamic extremists and why Aussie travellers are removing the flag from their backpacks. Repeated from Sunday
Consumer journalism is a staple of the UK media and its development over time provides an illuminating device for exploring the changing attitudes of UK shoppers.
Presented by John Waite , this programme examines how consumer journalism has changed over the years and includes archive material on the American consumer champion Ralph Nader in the 1960s, and on more recent campaigners such as Anne Robinson and Esther Rantzen. There are also fresh interviews with people recalling the early days of Which? magazine and Good Housekeeping. Producer Bernadette McConnell
3/3. Eustacia's disappointment over Clym's intention to stay on Egdon Heath and the resurgence of her passion for Damon Wildeve threaten to blight all their lives. By Thomas Hardy , dramatised by David Calcutt.
Producer/Director Rosemary Watts Repeated from Sunday
5/10. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Claire Fox and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated from Wednesday
8/13. More of the eclectic music quiz with Ned Sherrin in the Chair. Repeated from Monday
7/9. Poets aren't generally known for their love of the hard sciences, such as engineering and construction.
Yet Roger McGough introduces requests for poems that celebrate the great inventions, among them, steam trains, bridges and the humble bicycle. Repeated from Sunday
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.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
2/5. Field Study. Benedict Cumberbatch reads this tale from Rachel Seiffert 's collection of short stories. Martin meets Ewa and her young son Jacek while conducting field research. Martin's findings yield unexpected results. Abridged by Richard Hamiliton. Producer Elizabeth Allard
The Virtuous Burglar. Julian Rhind-Tutt stars in Dario Fo's satire, which pokes fun at social morality and the hypocrisy of those in public life, the affairs they engage in and the deceit practised in society's upper strata