The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
with Bishop Joe Devine.
with John Humphrys and James Naughtie. Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Talk to Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment.
Producer Nick Utechin
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Romans. Part 2.
Jenni Murray talks to Helen Dunmore , poet and children's author, about her new departure into adult fiction - and the lure of the underworld, the setting of her second novel, Burning Bright. Serial: Madame Doubtfire (4)
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from research laboratory and operating theatre to dentist's chair and GP's surgery. This week, the programme takes a look at how a Worthing hospital has found a new way of listening to its patients. Producer Simon Broad
with John Howard.
with Frank Delaney.
4: Girlie Talk. Do men and women really speak a different language? Plus some examples of bare-faced euphemism. Producer Liz Jensen
A ghost story by Frederick Bradnum , with Hugh Dickson as Meadows.
Mr Meadows has moved to a new house. His wife has just died and he is learning to live alone. He'd thought of putting a sign in the front window saying, "Attention! Lonely! Do come in!" But you can't be sure that you'd get the callers that you want.
Director Jane Morgan
Nigel Douglas talks to the Italian soprano Graziella Sciutti about the perils, pains and pleasures of life as an opera singer. Graziella enjoyed a long, glittering international career before she retired from the operatic stage. Now she has taken on the role of opera producer and also teaches a new generation of singers at colleges in London. Producer Gillian Hush
Gill Pyrah discusses Joan Littlewood 's new autobiography with the writer Peter Rankin , and talks to the poet Andrew Motion about his work. Producer Lore Windemuth (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
by George MacDonald Fraser. lain Cuthbertson reads the concluding part of Rashman's adventures in London. Our hero is pursued by the police and falls in love.
Editor Margaret Budy
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Business badinage, bons mots, and balderdash. On this week's panel are Peter Day , Sir John Harvey-Jones , Alastair Ross Goobey and Nigel Whittaker. The chairman is Nigel Cassidy. Producer Neil Koenig
Nelson shocks Debbie.
Reporter Stephen Titherington. Producer Peter Croasdale
This week Peter Evans watches scientists stopping the rot at Lincoln Cathedral.
Five prominent people in their early 30s, Jesus' age when he died, reflect on his passion.
2: Dr Hilary Thomas , a leading cancer research specialist, focuses on the last days of Jesus' life. Because of her work, she spends most of her life dealing with, and trying to defeat death. An agnostic, she nonetheless finds the Lent story compelling as well as disturbing. Producer Michael Roberts
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Tony Barringer.
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(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Roger White.
with Max Pearson.
7: The House of Fun
with Joanna Coles.