From St John's, Bollington, Cheshire.
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Being Mum. On Mothering Sunday,
Fergai Keane considers what makes a good mother. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm
1/2. Mud Matters. Lionel Kelleway finds out why the vast expanse of mud exposed on the Wash during low tide is such a mecca tor migrating birds every year. producer Sarah Blunt
The week's religious and ethical news with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Krishnan Guru-Murthy appeals on behalf of Homeless International. Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
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The Sacramental Tradition. Another in the series for Lent. Led by the Dean of St David s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, the Very Rev Wyn Evans. Preacher, Bishop of St Davids, the Rt Rev Carl Cooper. Producer Sian Barker
Paddy O'Connell discusses the week's news. Editor Peter Rippon
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Singer Michael Ball is Kirsty Young 's castaway this week.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am
9/12. Paul Merton , Clement Freud ,
Josie Lawrence and Chris Neill are the panellists at De Montfort Hall, Leicester. Nicholas Parsons is in the Chair. Repeated from Monday
Sheila Dillon looks at what makes a successful food market serving capital cities. Producer Dilly Barlow Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon
New series 1/3. Dealing with Gerry. As the tenth anniversary of the Good Friday Peace Agreement approaches, John Ware looks at the price that has been paid for peace in Northern Ireland. He asks why it took Sinn Fein seven years to deliver the decommissioning of IRA weapons and examines the effect of Sinn Fein's procrastination on moderate Unionism. Producers Mark Alden and Jane Beresford Repeated on Thursday at 8pm
Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are guests of Chipping Sodbury
Wl in Gloucestershire. And Peter Gibbs begins a new series on how climate change is affecting the UK's gardens. Eric Robson is in the chair.
At 2.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 46
5/5. Architecture of Death. Archaeologists
George Nash and Adam Stanford document the Neolithic carvings at Barclodiad y Gawres on Anglesey and make a tantalising discovery on the mainland. Producer Chris Eldon Lee
6/6. The threat of war has receded but life is still not safe for Harriet in Egypt. It may be time to go home. Olivia Manning's novel is dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)
William Hague joins James Naughtie and readers to discuss his biography of William Pitt the Younger, Britain's youngest prime minister in 1783, aged 24.
Producer Dymphna Flynn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm April's Bookclub: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight translated by Simon Armitage
When the African-American contralto Marian Anderson was refused permission to sing at Washington's Constitution Hall in 1939, the result was a free concert at the Lincoln memorial at which 75,000 people heard her solo recital. Tony Phillips tells the story of this remarkable event. Producer Ekene Akalawu Rptd Sat 11.30pm
6/10. With attention focused on Islamist extremism, Amardeep Bassey asks whether the authorities are doing enough to counter the activites of UK-based Sikh groups in support of the violent campaign for an independent homeland in the Punjab. Repeated from Tuesday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Peter White selects his highlights from the past week Of BBC radio. Producer Jacqueline Smith PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Email: [address removed]
Mother's Day has a hollow ring for Jennifer. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 40
Author Terry Deary talks about his The Fire Thief trilogy, and Barney Harwood and the team discuss ancient Greek myths and decide which god they would be. Producer Laura Northedge
3/5. Dinah. Maureen Lipman reads her own story on the subject of brief encounters with fame and celebrity. Producer Jill Waters
Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm
2/6. India, the Reluctant Tiger. India's economy is growing at triple the rate of Western nations. In the last seven years, its middle class has doubled. Dr Zareer Masani travels to his homeland to find out if this prosperity is filtering down to the masses or just creating a larger gap between rich and poor. Rptd from Thursday
Carolyn Ouinn looks at the political week ahead.
10.45 Bugging the Nats: the SNP and M15 lain MacWhirter explores claims that members of the Scottish National Party have been bugged by British security forces for more than 25 years. Producer David Stenhouse Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Presented by Laurie Taylor. Rptd from Wednesday