With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
1/5. Lars Tharp looks at the social history behind some antiques and collectables. Today: garden antiques. Producer Lindsay Leonard
Exploring rural life around Britain.
Producer Gabi Fisher Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey
With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.
New series 1/10. Gyles Brandreth and his guests lead listeners through the labyrinth of life. This week
Grayson Perry , Sally Brampton and Brett Kahr on How to Stay Sane". Producer Charlie Taylor
New series 1/10.
Jack Vettriano's paintings cause controversy throughout the art world - receiving abuse from some critics and adoration from the public. Arthur Smith accompanies him as he returns to his home town of Leven in Fife, where he reminisces about his youth growing up in a coalmining town, relives his teenage job as a bingo caller on the seafront and eats a fish-and-chip supper on the beach.
Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel. producer Harry Parker
England v Sri Lanka
The fifth and last one-day international in the NatWest
Series comes from Headingley. With commentary by Simon Mann , Jonathan Agnew and Jonny Saunders , and expert comment from Mike Selvey. Including News at 2.20pm.
Producer Peter Baxter
New series 1/3 Castles. Last year, 746 references were made to Middle England In the British press. We all seem to know what sends it up in arms and politicians are regularly accused of "pandering" to it - but what is Middle England? One of the main observations is that it's exclusive, defensive and resistant to change, so - as part of a series looking at the historical, social and moral landscape of Middle England Ian Hislop arrives in Ludlow to test cliche against reality. Contributors include Jeremy Paxman and Polly Toynbee. Producer Philip Sellars Ian Hislop 's quest for Middle England: page 119
Jackiea look at this week's political events. Editor Peter Mulligan
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for Â£15.99 (rrp Â£16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
Impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis. Producer Paul O'Keeffe Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
5/6. Armando lannucci introduces 30 minutes of topical comedy, chat and big, big fibs from the radio drop-in centre. With special guests. Repeated from yesterday
An audience in Tring, Hertfordshire, puts questions to a panel that includes former Conservative minister Jonathan Aitken general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing Dr Beverley Malone , former home office minister Barbara Roche , and writer Frederick Forsyth. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby ir response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute Lines nnpnf from 12.30Dm; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Based on the true story of Janusz Korczak , bestselling children's novelist, paediatrician and social experimenter, who set up a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw and ran it as a children's democracy. By David Greig. Violinist Daphne Godson ; Producer/Director Lu Kemp
Violinist Ruth Palmer went on a personal journey to find images and inspiration as she prepared to record
Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
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RT Direct: Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from [web address removed], or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]
News and sport, with Mathew Bannister. Editor Peter Rippon
5/9. Top business leaders and entrepreneurs talk to Evan Davis about issues that matter to consumers and companies. Producer Rosamund Jones
Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney
2/17. A spotlight on one of the movers and shakers in the news. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow 5.45am and 5.40pm
The cultural highlights of the week reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Nicki Paxman
A re-creation on radio of one of the most extraordinary weeks in Britain's history: when Live 8 rocked the world, as the G8 tried to change it; when London won the Olympics and then came under terrorist attack; and the nation paid tribute to its Second World War veterans.
Key voices tell their stories and revisit the highs and lows Of those eight days. Producer Hugh Levinson
The most sought-after camera in this digital age isn't a sleek gadget in a silver case but a 20-year-old relic from behind the Iron Curtain: the Lomo. Lucy Ash reports. Producer Lucy Ash
2/2. After a bloody fight, Mannion is hospitalised and disfigured, and swears to hunt Basil down. By Wilkie Collins , in an adaptation by Robin Brooks.
Producer Clive Brill Repeated from Sunday
3/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Michael Portillo and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday
3/6. Literary quiz show with guests Sue Limb and John O'Farrell , who join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh. AA Milne is the subject for pastiche, and the reader is Beth Chalmers. Chaired by James Walton. Rptdfrom Mon
8/9. Catherine Harvey reads Isabella; or The Pot of Basil by John KeatS. Repeated from Sunday
1/5. Supernovas. Five short stories from the first collection by Glaswegian writer Colette Paul. A young girl pays a visit to the observatory but spends more time observing the destructive trajectories of the adults around her. Read by Lesley Hart. Abridged by Jill Waters Producer Jill waters
Marilyn and Ella Backstage at the Mocambo