From the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Hanbury.
Fear and Compassion. Mark Tully explores the assertion that fear is the root cause of cruel and unjust behaviour, and that by overcoming it one can rediscover compassion and empathy. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
2/4. Fieldfares in a Winter Orchard. On a frosty winter morning Lionel Kelleway takes part in a survey of the numbers of fieldfares in an orchard in Worcestershire. These large, colourful thrushes depend on the insects attracted by apple windfalls to get them through the Winter. Producer Sheena Duncan
With Edward Stourton. Producer Amanda Hancox
An appeal on behalf of the National Eczema Society. Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.42pm
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From Our Fears and Sins Release Us. The third line of the hymn, Come, Thou Long-
Expected Jesus, is the theme for this Advent service, marking the 300th anniversary of Charles Wesley 's birth. From Trinity
Methodist Church, Penarth, led by the Rev Dr Stephen Wigley. Producer Sian Baker
With Professor Lisa Jardine. Repeated from Friday
With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon
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Paul Weller , "the Modfather", talks to Kirsty Young about his life and career, and choice of music.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am Spoken word choices: page 131
5/6. The antidote to panel games. With guests Andy Hamilton and Jack Dee. Repeated from Monday
Sheila Dillon presents a celebration of the Christmas markets of Vienna.
Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon
Black, Irish and Catholic, for half his life journalist Tim Brannigan was told he was adopted but discovers that his mother was, in fact, his real mother and his father was a doctor from Ghana. He travels to Accra in Search Of his father. Producer Tony Phillips
Anne Swithinbank , Pippa Greenwood and Bob Flowerdew answer questions from gardeners in Wiltshire. The gardening fundamentals series continues with a definitive guide to soil types. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
2.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened 3.15pm Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 40
New series 1/4. The fun and frenzy of the holiday preparations. The Bethlehem post office in Carmarthenshire prepares for the Christmas rush. Producer Bethan Bell
6/6. The revolutionary events that brought Yuri and Lara together are finally pulling them apart. But there is one more meeting to come. By Boris Pasternak , dramatised by Jonathan Myerson.
Producer/Director Jonquil Panting Rptd on Saturday at 9pm
Mariella Frostrup presents a review of some of the year's best non-fiction books.
Producer Thomas Morris Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
4/4. Death of King George V. John Betjeman's poem captures not just the death of a king but a shift in the culture in which the poet had grown up. Jonathan Bate examines the poem and the man, with the help of Betjeman's daughter, Candida Lycett Green. Producer Tom Alban Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
2/2. What We Feared. An insight into the world of Britain's security services. Rptd from Tuesday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Sarah Montague 's pick of the past week on BBC radio. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
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The Grundys have all the fun of the fair. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
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Soaps: page 35
A listener interviews Michael Morpurgo about his writing, and Natalie Barrass asks him about the stage version of his book War Horse. David McFetridge speaks to one of the puppet makers involved in this National Theatre production. Producer Vibeke Venema
5/5. Zorba the Greek. Literary passages that have inspired iconic movie moments.
In the Cretan countryside, Zorba dances for the sheer joy of living. Read by Alex Jennings. Producer Lisa Osborne
With Matthew Bannister. Repeated from Friday
Box Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
8/8. Africa's Chance. The boom in prices for raw materials means countries like Kenya and Mozambique are among the world's fastest-growing economies. Richard Dowden asks if they can turn this windfall into a long-term path to development. Repeated from Thursday
Carolyn Quinn looks at the week ahead.
10.45 Stop the World 2/3. The writer Kamran Nazeer talks to people whose views are at odds with the Zeitgeist. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Stop the World is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
2/6. A Little Bit of What You Fancy Does You Good. Dominic Arkwright invites Nick Cohen , Sian Berry and Charlie Lee-Potter to talkabout the so-called New Puritans. Rptd from Wednesday
With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday