From Tavistock Parish Church in Devon.
Ordinary Time. Mark Tully celebrates what novelist Marilynne Robinson has called the dear ordinary", and what GK Chesterton described as "the ecstasy of being ordinary". Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
2/4. Grass Snakes. The grass snake can grow to five feet in length and is Britain's s largest native reptile, yet we hear very little about it. Lionel Kelleway tries to get close to the Shy creature. Producer Julian Hector
With Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Richard Stilgoe appeals on behalf of the Treloar Trust. Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 327pm
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The Rev Alan Gyle and the Rev Richard Coles lead a service from St Paul 's Church in Knightsbridge, London, for he Feast of Pentecost, featuring music from Haydn s
Creation to mark the 200th anniversary of the composer's death. Producer Stephen Shipley
With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Joanna Carr
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The rural campaigner, Caroline, Countess of Cranbrook, talks to Kirsty Young about her choice of records to take to the desert island.
Repeated on Friday at 9am.
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4/6. John Hodgman , Oliver James and Charlotte Uhlenbroek offer up interesting, if not downright surreal exhibits to the world's s most eclectic museum. Hosted by John Lloyd and curated by Sean Lock. Rptd from Monday
School Food. Sheila Dillon finds out about the particular challenges of providing good food in secondary schools. Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented byShaun Ley. Editor Jamie Angus
2/3. Tristram Hunt tells the story of 60 years of tumultuous architectural change in Britain. He continues with the furious debate in 1961 over the future of London's historic Euston Station and Arch. Producer Julia Johnson
Anne Swithinbank , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are guests of Middleton Cheney Garden Club near Banbury,
Oxfordshire. Eric Robson is in the chair.
At approximately 2.40 Gardening Weather Forecast. Repeated from Friday
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New series. 1/5. Brett Westwood presents a guide to identifying British freshwater birds, with the help of wildlife sound recordist
Chris Watson. They begin with the waders of wet meadows, including lapwing and curlew. Producer Sarah Blunt
2/2. By Andrew Lynch. The characters created in Robert Tressell's The Ragged Trousered
Philanthropists now find themselves in 1926. Socialist ideas and talk of revolution are in the air as workers and managers come to blows, and an illegitimate child with a tragic secret is used as a pawn in a bigger game.
Johnny Vegas and Paul Whitehouse lead a starry cast.
Producer/Director Dirk Maggs Rptd on Saturday at 9pm
From the Hay Festival at Hay-on-Wye, where Mariella Frostrup talks to Monty Don about his five favourite books.
Producer Thomas Morris Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
3/6. Roger McGough presents listeners' requests for verse by Robert Frost and Edward Thomas. The readers are Peter Marinker and Philip Franks.
Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
1/10. Allan Urry follows the David-and-Goliath struggle of some small-business owners trying to force a high-street giant to take responsibility for the decisions they say left them in ruins. Repeated from Tuesday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Frank Cottrell Boyce selects his highlights from the past seven days of BBC radio. Producer Cecile Wright
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For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Ambridge diary: pages 118-119
New series. 1/44. From Washington
DC, Matt Frei combines location reports with discussion and interviews to present an insider's guide to the people and ideas shaping the United States today. Producer Richard Fenton-Smith
1/5. Wednesday. A divorced mother prepares for another painful meeting with her estranged children. Stella Gonet reads the first story from a collection by Dorothy Whipple. Abridged by Jules Wilkinson. Producer Justine Willett
Roger Bolton takes listeners' views, comments and queries on BBC radio.
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Matthew Bannister and guests reflect on the lives of notable people who have died recently. Repeated from Friday
Rptd from yesterday at 12.04pm
8/10. Simon Cox follows up the furore over
MPs' expenses by finding out how the system was open to such abuse. He reveals how proposed changes, which could have averted the damaging disclosures, were repeatedly thwarted by MPs themselves. Rptd from Thursday
Carolyn Quinn previews the week in politics.
The Great Clock is celebrating 150 years of - almost - continuous time-telling. To mark the occasion Adam Long , co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, takes a whirlwind tour of all things Ben.
Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Bong! The Condensed History of Big Ben is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday