Presented by the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch.
5/5. The sea can be a hazardous environment in which to work, as Dylan Winter discovers when he investigates what life is like for the seafarers the UK relies on for its exports and imports. Producer Frances Byrnes
Rural reports from around Britain.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm
Miriam O'Reilly reports on the food-chain issue of the week. Producer Sarah Swadling
With Carolyn Ouinn and Edward Stourton.
7.25 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
Fi Glover grabs another slice of human life with Sue Perkins and poet Murray Lachlan Young - and, yes, there will be stories to make you chortle, gasp, and possibly wince. Producer Paula McGinley
Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Harry Parker
2/2. In the conclusion of his social history of Aids in the UK, Paul Gambaccini and others recall those friends who have died of the disease, including celebrities such as Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett. At its worst, people were attending two or three funerals a week, sometimes featuring a roller-skating nun or two. With the arrival of more effective drug therapies, survivors describe the difficulties of readjusting to a new life expectancy, having made no emotional or financial provision for staying alive. Producer Deborah Dudgeon
Matthew D'Ancona takes a look at the week's political events.
Editor Marie Jessel
A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
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The latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis.
Producer Chris A'Court Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
Arthur Smith, Jo Brand , Phill Jupitus , Mark Steel and other friends and colleagues of the late comedian
Linda Smith perform a selection of her work, taken from stand-up performances, Edinburgh fringe shows and radio and television broadcasts. Repeated from yesterday
Political discussion hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby as an audience in London canvass the opinions of a panel that includes the Constitutional Affairs Secretary
Charles Falconer ; former Home Office minister Ann Widdecombe ; and Sunday Telegraph editor Patience Wheatcroft. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby in response to Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson
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Specially commissioned for Armistice Day,
Adam Thorpe 's elegaic play is a moving study of civilian grief in the wake of the First World War. In Berlin a sculptress is working on a memorial statue; on the Berkshire Downs a gardener is tending his employer's roses; and in the valley of the Somme a glazier is repairing the shell-damaged windows of a church.
Pianist Leon Coates : Producer Patrick Rayner
Monsieur le Cure:
Tim Healey talks to soldiers past and present about the tunes they have sung through the ages, from the crude to the sentimental and nostalgic, as well as their repertoire of satirical songs. Tim also gets his father, Denis Healey , to recall life and song in the Second World War Italian campaign. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Editor jiii Burridge
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A round-up of the news and sporting headlines, presented by Carolyn Ouinn. Editor Peter Rippon
7/9. Some of the biggest names in business talk frankly about workplace issues. Evan Davis hosts a panel of successful entrepreneurs and company bosses who tell him what's on their radar this week. Editor Stephen chiicott
Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, With Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney
4/8. Writer Guy Browning creates a fictional response to a story in the week's news.
Producer Jonquil Panting Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm
A look at the highlights of the week's cultural events with Tom Sutcliffe and his guests Grayson Perry , Kit Davies and Andrew O'Hagan , who discuss Trevor Nunn 'sPorgyand Bess and Anthony Minghella 's Breaking and Entering. Producer NickiPaxman
It's been called the worst tragedy ever to hit the NHS and yet today it is largely forgotten. Winifred Robinson tells the story of the haemophiliacs infected with HIV in the 1980s through the blood products used to treat them.
More than 1,200 people were infected: today fewer than 400 survive. Their testaments have been collected in a unique archive of interviews, conducted by a nurse involved in their treatment. Producer James Crawford
1/5. Russia, 1880. The Karamazovs get together for a meeting with their father to discuss Dmitri's inheritance. But the unpredictable Fyodor does not look as if he is going to play the game. By Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised for radio by Melissa Murray.
(Repeated from Sunday)
6/11. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which panellists
Steven Rose , Claire Fox and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday
10/17. Four contestants from the North of England compete in the first round of the general knowledge contest. The chairman is Robert Robinson. Repeated from Monday
6/7. Roger McGough presents some requested poems exploring the complexities of relationships. Poets include RS Thomas, Carol-Ann Duffy and DH Lawrence. The readers are Patrick Romer , Josette Simon and Rupert Wickham. Repeated from Sunday
5/5. Windfall. A young woman opens the back door of her house to a curious and persistent visitor: "Good afternoon. I wonder if you have any old gold to sell ... ?" Another reading from the 1949 collection of supernatural short stories by Dorothy K Haynes. Read by Mark McDonnell. Producer David Jackson Young
Small Talk: Big Picture - a BBC World Service/Royal Court
Theatre collaboration in which five writers from different cultures explore their reactions to global events in the context of their societies