India v England
Commentary continues on the sixth match of the one-day series in Guwahati by Simon Mann ,
Arlo White and Harsha Bhogle , with analysis by Sunil Gavaskar , Angus Fraser and Steve James. Producers Steve Houghton . and Kevin Howells *approximate times
Helen Mark visits the Mourne in Northern Ireland - an area of outstanding beauty fabled in song and literature - that has been mooted as the country's first national park. Producer George Edmonds Rptd on Thursday at 1.30pm
Yasmeen Khan explores the current state of British Asian comedy and asks if being a comedian has become an acceptable alternative to the more traditional professions of doctor, lawyer and accountant. With contributions by Sanjeev Bhaskar. Paul Sinha , Sajeela Kershi and Ahir Shah. Producers Neil Gardner and Yasmeen Khan
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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Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon and Caroline Lucas , leader of the Green Party, are among the panellists joining the topical debate, which this week comes from
Nottingham. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday
A A dramatisation by Ian Curteis of the real-life escape of Charles II. Following the execution of his father, the future
Charles II must flee England or die. Over a thrilling 40-day journey, young Charles has to learn how to live rough, how to evade capture and how to earn the kindness of strangers.
Director Dirk Maggs
John Florance looks at two unsung heroes of British cultural life: the hosiery manufacturer William Gardiner of Leicester who introduced the music of Beethoven to
England: and the merchant Thomas Britton whose gatherings above his coal warehouse in Clerkenwell attracted some of the greatest musicians of the day. Repeated from Tuesday
Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
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Alan Dein looks back at the life of the American oral historian, who died in October. He introduces material from Terkel's own collection of recordings covering almost 50 years of interviews and broadcasts. Producer Christina Captieux
2/2. Svejk and Lukas have been sent to the Front in disgrace, but the good soldier, once discharged as an idiot, ploughs his patient furrow to the killing fields of the First World War. Jaroslav Hasek 's anti-war satire is dramatised by Christopher Reason.
Repeated from Sunday
2/5. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Clifford Longley , Kenan Malik ,
Michael Portillo and Melanie Phillips cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday
1/4. The Listeners. Peggy Reynolds begins another series looking at iconic poems with an exploration of Walter de la Mare 's The
Listeners. Loved by both adults and children since it was first published in 1912, its gothic appeal is as much about the story that's not told as the one that is. With contributions from Russell Hoban and Giles de la Mare. Producer Sarah Langan
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