From St Michael's Church, Kingsteignton, Devon.
2/2. Richard Reeves looks at the philosophical roots of the Labour leadership. Rptd from Wed
The Blizzard's Dance. Mark Tully explores the lure, for some, of bitter cold and deep snow - a primal yearning described by one writer as "the thrill of the north coming to visit and staying for a while". Readers
Janice Acquah , Nicholas Bouiton and Frank Stirling. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
New series. 1/7. Adam Henson visits Butser
Ancient Farm in Hampshire, where the oldest breeds of British animals are farmed. He finds out what the ancient Britons and the Romans can teach us about food production. Producer Maggie Ayre
Religious and ethical news with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Dr Ros Taylor appeals on behalf of Help me Hospices.
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Father Michael Gollop leads a service for
Advent from St Arvans parish church near Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Producer Sian Baker
Paddy O'Connell discusses the week s news. Editor Joanna Carr
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Sebastian Coe , chairman of the 2012 Olympic Games organising committee, talks to Kirsty Young and selects eight favourite records to take to the island. Producer Leanne Buckle Rptd on Friday at 9am
4/6. Jack Dee is in the chair as David Mitchell joins regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor for the antidote to panel games. Colin Sell is at the piano. Repeated from Monday
Food and Art. Exploring the relationship between food and art. With Sheila Dillon. Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Jamie Angus
Forty years ago, a Balham medium created a sensation when she claimed to have received new works from beyond the grave from Liszt,
Brahms, Beethoven and Rachmaninov, among others. Professor Paul Robertson examines the claims and counter-claims for musical mediumship and asks whether musical inspiration comes from within ourselves-or from somewhere beyond. Producer Jeremy Grange
Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Biggs are the panellists at Wallasey,
Merseyside. Eric Robson is in the chair.
Matthew Wilson gives the first of a two-part examination of classic garden literature.
Including at 2.40 Gardening Weather Forecast. Repeated from Friday
2/5. WorldSong. Joan Armatrading attends a rehearsal of WorldSong, a mixed-voice choir in Coventry that specialises in a cappella songs from across the globe and where the founding principle is that anyone can sing.
She also talks to the scientist who can prove that singing is beneficial to one's health. Producer Emily Palmer
Smiley: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
313. George Smiley , called back from retirement, is reaching the end of his hunt to find the mole he believes is tearing the British Secret Intelligence Service apart. By
John le Carre , dramatised by Shaun McKenna.
Toby Sam Dale
Producer Steven Canny Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
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Featuring a discussion of the challenges facing high-street booksellers. With Mariella Frostrup.
Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
6/6. On First Looking Into Chapman's
Homer. Peggy Reynolds explores the stories behind the creation of John Keats 's On First Looking into Chapman's Homer.
Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
President FW de Klerk meets Nelson Mandela. For details see yesterday
Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
Ernie Rea 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]
Annette searches for a safe house.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Ambridqe diary: pages 132-133
Matt Frei hosts an insider's guide to the US. Producers Jocelyn Frank and David Schulman
4/5. Gleekinq. All-American Sam is less than thrilled with his new Yugoslavian stepbrother, known to their classmates as Sputnik. Ryan McCluskey reads Benjamin Markovits 's Story. Producer Lisa Osborne
Rptd from yesterday at 12.04pm
3/9. Sugaring the Pill. Ethanol produces emissions 90 per cent lower than petrol and for three decades Brazil has been pioneering its use in vehicles. As world leaders debate climate change in Copenhagen, can Brazil convince the rest of the globe that sugar really is good for you? Repeated from Thursday
Carolyn Ouinn previews the week in politics.
1/3. Christopher Meyer , the former chairman of the Press Complaints Commission and former press secretary at Number Ten, asks whether the Press is freedom's guardian or, in the words of Tony Blair , a "feral beast". Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
The Watchdog and the Feral Beast is rptd on Wed at 8.45pm
An omnibus of the last seven editions. Producer Barney Rowntree
With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday