From St Andrew 's Church, Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire.
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
The Ascent. Sarah Cuddon reflects on the fascination with mountains felt by writers and climbers alike. With music by Clogs, Baka Beyond and Bruckner.
Producer Alan Hall Repeated at 11.30pm
4/8. Adam Henson meets former engineer Tamara Hall at her farm in Beverley, East
Yorkshire, where she is introducing wetlands into her 1,000-acre enterprise, as well as an on-site classroom and new innovations in Crop rotations. Producer Terry Carter
With Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Miriam Margolyes appeals on behalf of the Disabled Living Foundation. producer Sally Flatman
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The Archbishop of Canterbury,
Dr Rowan Williams , preaches at a Harvest Thanksgiving service in St Cosmus and St Damian in the Blean near Canterbury. Led by the Rev Stephen Laird. Producer Stephen Shipley
Amber. The broadcaster wonders whether dinosaur DNA could be extracted from blood-sucking fly trapped in a piece of amDei. Repeated from Friday
With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Joanna Carr
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Yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur former world record-holder for the fastest solo circumnavigation of the globe, is Kirsty Young 's castaway this week.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am
10/10. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair as panellists Graham Norton , Paul Merton
Gyles Brandreth and Pauline McLynn talk without hesitation, repetition or deviation for 60 seconds. Repeated from Monday
Sheila Dillon explores the food issues of the day. Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Jamie Angus
The railways and train travel have inspired countless songs and other works of music.
Simon Townley explores this rich relationship, along with country singer Laura Cantrell , music professor Alan Moore and composer
Richard Rodney Bennett. Producer Tom Alban
Matthew Biggs , Bunny Guinness and John rushnie are in New Waltham near Grimsby, in north-east Lincolnshire. Jeffrey Bates from the RHS offers some tips on how your town or village could enter next year's Britain in Bloom campaign. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 2.40 Gardening Weather Forecast. Repeated from Friday
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4/5. With the table set for Shabbat-eve,
Lionel Blue looks back on his unorthodox life, as Britain's first openly gay rabbi. He tells
Nina Myskow how food has been inextricably linked with change, from fluctuating waistlines to shifting beliefs. He recalls his grandmother frying latkes - it was the kind of food that fed the family, the neighbours and, he implies, the soul. Producer Tamsin Hughes
1/2. PC Wren's rattling good yarn of - "doing the right thing", is a paean to the English stiff upper lip. At the Geste family home in Devon, the Blue Water sapphire, a family heirloom, mysteriously disappears. And there is a recounting of a curious tale from the Sahara desert. Dramatised by Graeme Fife.
Producer Roger Elsgood ; Director Willi Richards Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Gillian Slovo discusses her novel Red Dust, a courtroom drama set in post-apartheid
South Africa, with an audience of her readers and presenter James Naughtie.
Producer Dymphna Flynn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
4/7. Poems requested by listeners on heroes and heroines, the theme of this month's National Poetry Day. With works by Maya Angelou and Kipling. Presented by Roger McGough.
Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
2/10. In the light of criticism levelled at the NHS over system failures that left a man with schizophrenia able to kill two people, Miriam O'Reilly investigates whether problems in mental health services are allowing seriously disturbed patients to be a source of danger to themselves and to the public. Repeated from Tuesday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Clive Coleman makes his selection from the past seven days of BBC radio. Producer Cecile Wright PHONE: [number removed] email firstname.lastname@example.org or bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw; Fax: [number removed]
Jim gets the casting vote at the AGM. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Armbridge diary: pages 116-117
Matt Frei hosts an insider's guide to the US from the BBC studio in Washington DC. Producer Richard Fenton-Smith
4/5. Operation. A victim's photograph on the wall of a newsroom in Lagos brings to life Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 's memoir. Read by Janice Acquah. Producer Justine Potter
Roger Bolton takes listeners' comments, criticisms and praise for the week's BBC radio and redirects them to the programme- and policy-makers. Repeated from Friday
Rptd from yesterday at 12.04pm
Carolyn Quinn previews the week in politics.
10.45 Conserving What? 1/3. Peter Oborne investigates the meaning of Conservatism, and tries to discover where David Cameron sits in its intellectual tradition. Here he searches for the party's philosophical roots.
(Conserving What? is repeated on Wed at 8.45pm)
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Francine Stock talks to film-maker Agnes Varda about her career. Repeated from Friday
With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday