With the Rev Dr Gordon Gray.
4/5. Fishing takes on a whole new meaning when your prey is piranha or the shark-toothed hiamara. Huw Cordey and his friends are joined by carpenter bees while they fish with their flimsy rods, while, on the river bank, an anteater disappears up a tree and howler monkeys roar with laughter. Producer Sarah Blunt
Exploring rural life around the UK.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm
Maggie Ayre reports on the issues of the week that impact on the countryside and the production of our food. Producer Sarah Swadling
Presented by John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.
Sue Perkins takes charge this week, and Len Goodman, one of the judges from Strictly Come Dancing, keeps her on her toes. There's a guerrilla report from a group of not very good surfers in Cornwall, and a penguin keeper's personal philosophy.
John McCarthy explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel. Producer Harry Parker
Midge Ure visits the site of the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool where the Mersey Beat was born - and where the Beatles first found a dedicated fanbase. With the help of contributions from Beryl Marsden, Cilla Black, John McNally, Billy Kinsley and Cavern-dweller Willy Russell, Midge explores how this unlikely venue gave birth to a musical revolution. Producers Jo Coombs and Stewart Henderson
The former political editor of Channel News,
Elinor Goodman , takes a look at the week's events in Politics. 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 from the world of personal finance, including impartial advice. Presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
2/8. The topical comedy panel game, chaired by Sandi Toksvig , featuring cryptic questions, acerbic satire and humorous newspaper cuttings sent in by listeners. This week's panellists are Andy Hamilton , Fred MacAulay , Jeremy Hardy and Alan Coren. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Hornchurch, Essex, puts topical questions from the week's news to a panel that includes the Green Party MEP, Caroline Lucas. Repeated from yesterday
Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby in response to Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson
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When the writer Kathryn Hulme meets a Belgian nurse on a United Nations relief programme after the Second World War, she doesn't understand why she is so reticent. The nurse, Marie-Louise, later confesses that she has only recently left a convent. This is the story of a friendship that resulted in the book and the subsequent film, called The Nun's Story. By Zoe Fairbairns.
Other parts played by Jenny Coverack , Leah McLennan and Bonnie Hurren
Producer/Director Sara Davies
Although God Save the Queen has never officially been adopted as the national anthem, it has been getting us to our feet for 250 years. Tommy Pearson asks whether the anthem that has come to reign over us is still relevant today. He talks to musicians and writers, including Queen guitarist Brian May , the artist Scanner, the anthologist Daisy Goodwin and the composer Carl Davis. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Editor Jill Burridge
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News, presented by Ritula Shah. Editor Peter Rippon
7/9. This week's selection of radio highlights comes from India. There are extracts from a station for fishermen affected by the Asian tsunami, and a feature on the station that tackles corrupt officials in remote villages. Producer Lucy Ash
Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney
5/16. Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers. Producer Emma Rippon Repeated on Sunday at 5.45am and 5.40pm
Tom Sutcliffe takes a look at the highlights of this week's cultural events. Producer Nicky Barranger
Walter Legge was arguably the most influential producer of classical music recordings there has been, discovering among others, Karajan, Klemperer, Callas and Schwarzkopf. Yet he was autocratic, secretive, combative and, eventually, unmanageable, walking away from the business at the height of his powers into obscurity. James Naughtie looks back at his life through his letters and papers, the memories of those who knew him and the glorious music he left behind. Producer Martin Smith
2/2. Prince Dmitri follows Katerina to Siberia and makes her an offer of marriage to redeem the wrongs he has done her, only to discover he has a rival for her affections. Dramatised by Robert Forrest from the novel bv Leo Toktrw
Repeated from Sunday
3/4. The BBC's political editor Nick Robinson examines the process by which controversial decisions are reached behind closed doors in Whitehall. With a panel of top politicians and advisers, he reveals what counts more - political advantage or the national interest. Repeated from Wednesday
1/6. The local history puzzle, set in the landscape, begins with Romney Marsh , and includes invasions water and lots of stones. Presented by Brett Westwood. Repeated from Monday
3/9. A cornucopia of love and dream verse, presented by Roger McGough , with poems by Elizabeth Bishop , Marianne Moore and James Fenton. The readers are Jim Findley , Rupert Wickham , Adjoa Andoh and Kerry Shale. Repeated from Sunday
4/5. Birgitta's Cell by Marina Warner. A female hermit's ghostly voice interrupts as a teacher tells the tragic story of her life to a party of schoolchildren on a field trip in Norfolk. Read by Zara Turner and Clare Corbett. Producer Gemma Jenkins
Invasion of the Jellyfish
A Land to Die for. The assassination of Josimo Morais Tavares, a black Brazilian priest and campaigner for squatters' land rights in the Amazon rainforest, is explored in this drama by Binka le Breton