With Professor Gordon Graham.
1/5. Elgafs Caractacus. Simon Halsey visits British Camp in the Malverns to discover the story behind Elgar's Caractacus and whether we can hear the landscape in the music. Producer Sara Conkey
Exploring rural life around Britain.
Producer Gabi Fisher Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Maggie Ayre
With Carolyn Quinn and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
5/10. Gyles Brandreth and his guests lead listeners through the labyrinth of life. Producer Charlie Taylor
5/10. Arthur Smith accompanies a star of numerous Hammer House of Horror movies, Ingrid Pitt , back to Argentina. Producer VibekaVenema Revised
Peter Curran explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel.
Stuart Maconie talks to the musicians behind the Top of the Pops albums of the 1970s, whose impersonations of Donna Summer, David Essex, Paper Lace and Queen made these LPs bestselling products in the Charts.
England v Pakistan
Commentary on the second day's play in the Third Test at Headingley from Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Mark Saggers , with expert comments from Graham Gooch , Vic Marks and Geoffrey Boycott. Including at 1.00 A View from the Boundary.
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Sheena McDonald and guests provide fresh insight into political ideas and issues, as well as current political events. Producer Dennis Sewell ; Editor Gwyneth Williams
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie.
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3/6. It's a Steal. Two years ago Radio 4 listener Robert Scott had his identity stolen. Huge debts were run up in his name leaving his credit record in ruins. Despite being the innocent victim of fraud, Robert has found it difficult and costly to repair the damage. He joins presenter Lesley Curwen to investigate Why. Producer Jessica Laugharne Rptd Mon 3pm
4/6. Steve Punt. Hugh Dennis and the team shine the light Of comedy on this week's news. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion in Swindon. The panel consists of Campaign to Protect Rural England president Sir Max Hastings , RSPCA director-general Jackie Ballard , writer and philosopher Roger Scruton , and Medical Research Council chief executive Colin Blakemore. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby in response to Any Questions. producer Lisa Jenkinson PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The extraordinary story of Victoria Sackville is more tempestuous and exotic than that of her daughter, the writer Vita Sackville-West . Victoria was the illegitimate child of Lord Sackville of Knole and a Spanish dancer, Pepita, who died when Victoria was still a young girl. She grew up to be a beautiful and extrovert woman who, because of her origins, could never be quite respectable and who could never quite decide whether she wished to be so. By Martyn Wade.
(Diana Quick appears in Mrs Warren's Profession tomorrow on Radio 3)
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2/3. The Royal Marriage of 1589. The scale of the spectacle organised in Florence for the wedding celebrations of the Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici and Princess Christine of Lorraine is still impressive five centuries later. Bridget Kendall continues her examination of the role music played in history's royal summits. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: email@example.com RT DIRECT: Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com. or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]
Presented by Ritula Shah. Editor Peter Rippon
New series 1/8. The programme that showcases the best English-language radio around the globe returns with Rosie Goldsmith examining how attitudes to the family are changing - why Singaporeans are saying no to marriage and babies, and a son tells his father what he gets up to at his creche in the Netherlands. Producer Andrea Protheroe
Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney
7/17. A spotlight on an individual in this week's news. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm
The cultural highlights of the week reviewed by Sarfraz Manzoor and his guests. Producer Nicki Paxman
During the Second World War, league football in Britain had come to a standstill. Fans had been without a real competitive game for six years, but on 31 August 1946 football - real football - was back. Ian McMillan presents the story of life in postwar Britain through the eyes of footballers Sir Tom Finney and Peter Croker , and historians, authors and fans. Producer Ali Serie
1/3. The Common Boy. By Charles Dickens. Young Pip is an orphan living with his shrewish sister and her kindly blacksmith husband. One Christmas Eve he is surprised by a convict and forced to steal for him. This single good deed of Pip's leads him to the pursuit of expectations of wealth, a better position in life, and happiness. But he has many hard lessons to learn before he achieves that. Dramatised by Martyn Wade.
Music by Harvey Brough ; Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie
Rptd from Sun
8/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Claire Fox , Clifford Longley and Michael Portillo diSCUSS the week's moral issues. Repeated from Wednesday
2/6. Guest panellists Hilary Kay , David Edwards and Simon Fanshawe race against the clock to locate a treasure where X marks the spot. With David Stafford. Repeated from Monday
2/4. The Gujarati Writers Forum. Judith Palmer joins in lively meeting of Gujarati poets who love to celebrate their literary heritage but want to make it relevant for the younger generation. Repeated from Sunday
1/5. Metal. Toby is on business in Africa when he finds himself in the thick of a local protest. A series of short stories by Matthew Kneale that take a journey around today's uncertain world. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Read by Douglas Hodge. Producer Elizabeth Allard