1/9. This week Radio 4 celebrates the centenary today of poet John Betjeman. His poems are featured throughout the day, beginning with a recording of Betjeman himself reciting Harvest Hymn. Producer Meniyn Hams
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4/4. Ever Larger Union. Allan Little looks at the future of Europe in the 21st century. How are the founder countries dealing with the enlargement of their once very exclusive club? Producer Jane Beresford Repeated at 9.30pm
The prospect of peace between Spain and France is greatly enhanced by Louis's marriage to the Infanta Mana Theresa. By Antonia Fraser, and read by Lia Williams. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Rptd at 12.30am
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Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord (Evans). Amos 2, vv4-8; 13-16. 0 Lord, the Clouds are Gathering (Kendrick). The Lord's My Shepherd (Townend). Director of music Andy Silver.
Childcare Special. Jenni Murray and guests reflect on me changing fashions and rituals of childbirth and parenting.
10.45 Betjeman's Women 1/5. By Paul Dodgson.
The Woman's Hour drama. For details seedrama repeat at7.45pm
John Betjeman appeared on every kind of radio and TV programme, from earnest literary discussions to the fun of Jim'll Fix It. Miles Kington charts how the changing media world inspired Betjeman's poetry. Producer Richard Bannerman
6/6. David Stafford presents another edition of the cryptic radio treasure hunt. Guest panellists Simon Fanshawe , Sue Gaisford and Robin Simon race against the clock to locate a mystery treasure. Producer Sarah Rowlands Rptd on Sat at 11pm
Twenty20 International: England v Pakistan
A curtain-raiser for the one-day international series. From Bristol, with commentary by Jonathan Agnew and Arlo White , and comments from Chris Cairns and Shaun Udal.
Producer Peter Baxter approximate time
A selection of John Betjeman 's letters to the people he worked with in BBC Radio from the 1920s to the 1950s. Written and presented by Stephen Games , with David Collins as John Betjeman. Producer Christine Hall
1/5. The Most High Tea. By CandiaMcWilliam. An unusual family visit their favourite sweet shop and leave with far more than just a pleasant taste in their mouths. Read byTamara Kennedy. Producer Kirsty Williams.
1/5. In a Bath Teashop. A series of plays by Paul Dodgson inspired by the women in John Betjeman 's poems. Dolly looks destined for a life on the shelf until a smooth-talking stranger walks through the door of her corner shop.
Producer Viv Beeby Repeated from 10.45am
Behind his carefully cultivated teddy-bear image, John Betjeman wrestled with doubts and demons. AN Wilson talks to people who knew him in an attempt to get to the heart Of this most complex of men. Producer Merilyn Harris
3/3. Lemurs. in the 1970s Patricia Wright left her life as Brooklyn housewife to begin a journey that now sees her as one of the world's leading lemur experts. Gabrielle Walker travels to Madagascar to visit Pat and the lemurs, and meets Mother Blue , one of the oldest animals in the forest. Producer Jody Bourton
6/10. Jack confronts Therese about her secret liaison. Read by Simon Donaldson. Written and abridged by Ron Butlin. Producer Kirsty Williams
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