From St Leonard's Church, Shipham, Somerset.
News round-up and analysis.
Charged with Meaning. Mark Tully explores the difference between meaning and explanation. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
7/10. People who live the country life. producer Fran Barnes
Religious news, with Roger Bolton. producer Amanda Hancox
Michael Parkinson appeals on behalf Addaction.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm, and on Thursday at 3.27pm
The House of the Lord. Exploring the meaning and purpose of religious buildings and their use in the wider community. From St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Led by the Rev Nicholas Holtam. Preacher the Rev Liz Griffiths. Director of music Nicholas Danks. Producer Simon Vivian
News, presented by Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon
Today's castaway is the novelist and screenwriter
Frederic Raphael. He talks to Sue Lawley about his choice of music, and about his life and career.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am
7/11. With Clement Freud , Tony Hawks, Kate Robbins ,
Julian Clary and chairman Nicholas Parsons. Rptd from Mon
Wild Boar. The programme looks at the issues of wild boar control and conservation, goes on a wild boar hunt in Italy, visits a British farm and samples a wild boar feast. Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by Guto Harri.
Editors Nick Sutton and Juiiette Dwyer
1/2. Diversity training is big business. But does it work?
Munira Mirza explores whether humans can be made more sensitive to each other, or whether diversity training might unwittingly be divisive. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein are in Birmingham. Anne Swithinbank explains how a field can be transformed into a wild-flower meadow. Chaired by Eric Robson. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
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2/5. Phoenix Trees. in his search for Britain's s oldest tree, Mike Dilger soon discovers that appearance isn't everything. From ancient woodland in Gloucestershire to river cliffs in Worcestershire, his journey changes his views on how trees grow and age. Producer Brett westwood
6/6. Cousin Rosamund. Rebecca West's trilogy, dramatised by Robin Brooks. Rose, now a professional musician, is collaborating with a young composer, Oliver, about whom she harbours conflicting feelings.
Music by David Pickvance ; Producers Claire Grove and Cherry Cookson ; Director Jonquil Panting Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Novelist Tim Parks joins Mariella Frostrup to discuss his new book Cleaver, the story of a successful journalist who flees London's heady media world and holes up in a remote Italian Village. Producer Nicola Holloway Rptd on Thursday at 4pm
8/8 Roger McGough celebrates the work of the Dorset dialect poet William Barnes. The readers are Alan Chedzoy , Ray Sargent and Devina Symes.
Producer Sarah Langan Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
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3/9. Oil industry chiefs claimed that the gigantic
Buncef ield fire was a one-off and that safety in sites around the UK is excellent. But Julian O'Halloran reveals that Britain has been lucky to escape heavy casualties in a series of blasts and near misses at hazardous sites over the past few years. Repeated from Tuesday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Chris Serle presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Torquil MacLeod
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Love is in the air at Willow Farm.
For cast see page 37 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 36
it's codes and code breaking this week as Barney Harwood meets Claire Ellis , who demystifies the Enigma machine used by the Germans during the Second World War to keep their communications secret. Plus part five of Fiddlesticks by Alan Fraser , read by Jonathan Howard. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi
4/5. Thoroughbred Minds. An insight into the fascinating life of journalist, poet and playwright Enid Bagnold. By Cathy Feeny. Read by Judy Parfitt and presented by Lynne Truss. Producer Celia de Wolff
3/4. Celebrating the best and worst of musical theatre, with the focus on Broadway. This week's theme centres on God: cringe at In My Life, a show about a boy with Tourette's in which God appears as a jingle writer; disbelieve in Fire Angel, Ray Cooney 's musical based on The Merchant of Venice; cover your ears at Wilde, the Mike Read flop that crashed and burned; and delight in the look at
Stephen Sondheim , the God of musicals, the genius composer who just can't get a hit on Broadway. Producer Elizabeth Freestone
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
7/8. Pain in the Neck. People cannot avoid being ill, but sick leave is a big cost to employers and the whole economy. Peter Day gets out of bed to ask what's to be done about absenteeism. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Party's Over
3/3. The series on short-lived political parties concludes with a look at the Trotskyite Militant Tendency, which operated as a party within the Labour Party until its members were dramatically expelled in the 1980s. Shaun Ley hears from former Labour leader Lord Kinnock , Baroness Boothroyd, Derek Hatton and Peter Taaffe.
Editor Terry Dignan The Party's Over repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
1/7. The guide to the wide world of learning, presented by LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday
Tommy Pearson explores the role of the orchestral leader, or principal violin. He traces the history, looks at what makes a good leader, and examines the relationship between leader, conductor and orchestra. Rptd from Thu
(1/8) by JM Coetzee, read by Derek Jacobi. Set in post-apartheid South Africa, a college lecturer is forced to resign after having a relationship with one of his students