2/6. In the series dedicated to walks that are good for the mind, body and soul,
Clare Balding joins walker Rob Davies , who is blind, at Hulne Park, part of the Duke of Northumberland's estate, where he shares with her his love of bird song.
Producer Nicola Humphries Rptd on Thursday at 3pm
Joseph Haydn , the composer whose prodigious output includes The Creation, had his head stolen by over-zealous fans before his dead body was cold in the ground.
Simon Townley travels to Austria to discover why Papa Haydn lost his head and how it was reunited with the rest of his remains
145 years later.
Producers Tom Alban and Wietske Wynniatt-Husey
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5/8. Jeremy Hardy , Fred MacAulay and Danielle Ward join Sandi Toksvig for another edition of the topical comedy panel game, featuring acerbic satire, cryptic clues to headlines, and humorous newspaper cuttings sent in by listeners. Repeated from yesterday
When the wife of a schoolmaster is found bludgeoned to death, Smiley finds himself investigating her death - an investigation that lifts the lid on a world of hidden passions and murderous hatred in a public school in the early 1960s.
Shaun McKenna's dramatisation of John le Carré's second novel featuring George Smiley.
Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
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Between 1980 and 1990, Lynne Truss was a part-time arts journalist, meeting and interviewing many giants of the theatre, such as Arthur Miller , Tom Stoppard , Simon Gray , Athol Fugard and Anthony Minghella. For 20 years those recordings have been lying in a box in her garage. Now she digs them out and finds out, with horror and humour, what her younger self was like as an interviewer, and what she learnt from meeting these great talents.
Producer Sara Jane Hall Shortened rpt on Mon at 3pm
1/2. Andrew Lynch picks up the characters created in Robert Tressell's The Ragged
Trousered Philanthropists ten years after the novel ends. The residents of Mugsborough have different views of the Great War. Repeated from Sunday
3/5. Have a Nice Death. Antonia Fraser 's psychological thriller, in which a bestselling author has a wonderful time in New York - until he receives a strange phone call. Read by Rosalind Ayres. Producer Martin Jarvis
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