1/5. Sandy Tolan 's novel takes the form of a dialogue between a Palestinian man and an Israeli woman. Bashir was six when his family were expelled from their house in Ramia. Almost 20 years later ne goes back to visit it, meeting Dalia, a Jewish woman born in Bulgaria, who now lives there. Read by Dapnna Baram and Omar Mostafa. Abridged by Libby Spurrier. Producer Matt Thompson Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To pre'order the hardback of The Lemon Tree (released 1 March) for E15.50 (RRP £16.99) including p&p, send a cheque payable to [address removed]or call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only
1/2. In the past five years MRSA has been a contributory factor in more than 3,000 hospital deaths. In response, the Government set hospital trusts the task of reducing infection rates by 20 per cent annually. Winifred Robinson investigates what more could be done to protect people from the spread of infectious diseases in hospitals. Producer Sue Mitchell
3/3. The Dangers of Self-Hypnosis. Maurice has problems dating. So he buys a self-hypnosis CD to explore his subconscious. But then the CD sticks, leaving him stranded in his own psyche. Fortunately, beautiful
Rachel's CD has stuck too. Gary Ogin 's romantic comedy stars Prunella Scales.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanaqh
6/6. Kindly cows, wild men and broken stones all lead
Brett Westwood and his two landscape detectives to an old pub beside the Long Mynd in an edition that uncovers some of the mysteries and histories of three Shropshire hills. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated on Saturday at 11pm
Marianne Carey 's drama follows three friends who want to turn their lives around. Marlene encourages best friend Kay to spend a weekend at a spiritual-health centre in order to help Bianca, who needs to make her career change a success. But what do Marlene and Kay need7
Director/Producer David Ian Neville
Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer Diane Richardson
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1/5. Nineteen-year-old Margaret is sleep-walking into marriage with a much older man whom she doesn t love. Alice Thomas Ellis 's novel about love, marriage - and possessive mothers is read by Jasmine Hyde , and abridged by Elizabeth Burke. Director Nigel Lewis ; Producer Elizabeth Burke
6/30. The Early Transfusion Experiments.
Andrew Cunningham explores the importance of William Harvey 's discoveries in the 17th century of the circulation of the blood and the pumping force of the heart. The readers are David Rintoul , Peter Capaldi , Jason Watkins and Scott Handy. Producer Adrian Washbourne
7/11. Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Chris Neill and Greg Proops are the panellists for this week's edition. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair at the Theatre Royal, Winchester. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
6/10. Bessy dupes her mistress into believing that the ghost of a former maid has returned to haunt Castle Haivers. By Jane Harris , dramatised by Chris Dolan.
Producer/Director Bruce Young Repeated from 10.45am
In the middle of the Second World War, the British authorities had a problem: what to do with those children who had been evacuated but who were too disturbed or too delinquent for families to handle. So when a group of conscientious objectors offered to take some of them, nobody asked too many questions. But then the authorities found out ... Producer Jolyon Jenkins
4/9. The daily Country Diary in The Guardian is the longest-running newspaper column in Britain. Paul Evans asks what these idiosyncratic nature notes, that have survived for more than a century, tell about the changes to British wildlife. Producer Grant Sonnex
1/10. Paul Torday 's comic novel is presented in the form of evidence to a Parliamentary inquiry. It charts the adventures of a fisheries scientist, Dr Alfred Jones , through a series of extracts from emails, memos and diaries. Read by Michael Sheen and abridged by Jill Waters. Producer Jill waters
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2/4. The Sister. Sisters Tina and Pat indulge a passion for adventurous holidays, but a trip up the Nile in a felucca could be their last. With Lindsey Coulson. Another chance to hear Lynne Truss's monologues. Producer Dawn Ellis
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