The week's events from the world of farming and the countryside, presented by Ruth Kiely.
Producer George Macpherson
with James Whitbourn and his guest.
Producer Christine Morgan
with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates.
Cliff Morgan with news, issues and conversation from the sporting world.
The holiday and travel programme presented by Eddie Mair. Producer Jill Thomas
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Ned goes to Newcastle. Join Mr Sherrin , Arthur Smith , Emma Freud , Richard Moreton and guests, live from the city's Playhouse.
Producer Jayne K Morgan
Peter Riddell , political editor of The Times chairs a discussion with Simon Heffer , deputy editor of The Spectator; Alastair Campbell of the Today newspaper; and Michael White , political editor of The
Producer Sheila Cook
Gordon Clough presents a special programme about religion in Europe. In Poland, Catholicism wrestles with pluralism and consumerism. And in Berlin, the painful unification of the two Jewish communities - East and West.
Editor Anna Carragher
Alison Mitchell has the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Sarah Pennells
Chairman Barry Took quizzes team captains Richard Ingrams and Alan Coren , and their guests.
Producer Aled Evans
Producers Feisal Ali and Nadine Grieve
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from the novel by Par Lagerkvist , who won the 1951 Nobel Prize for Literature. The story of the thief who was freed in the place of Christ tells of Barabbas's journey into faith, from the Crucifixion to his own misjudged martyrdom.
With Paul Copley , Gary Dunnington , Dominic Letts , John Baddeiey , John Fleming , John Evitts , James Telfer , David Holt , Philip Anthony , Rachel Atkins , Mia Soteriou and Barbara Durkin
Musicians William Lyons , Giles Lewin and Raph Mizraki Music by Mia Soteriou. Dramatised by Eivor Martinus Director Ned Chaillet
Fantasy. Growing up in the Borders town of Fenton Heugh is a nightmare of middle-class repression. For young John McKay the only way out is fantasy.
Producer Noah Richler (Postponed from 25 Nov 93)
Fifty years ago, as the Allies secretly prepared for the biggest military operation in history, the people of Britain were war-weary. In the last of the series, Christopher Cook and Sean Street remember the entertainers who kept us "smiling through". Producer John Knight
Before tucking into this Easter's heap of confectionery, join Alun Lewis for a biological view of chocolate.
Producer Richard Aedy
Reporter Gerry Northam.
I With its tin box and patent NEW control handle, the Raleigh
Winkie tricycle is part of hundreds of childhoods. A design classic is celebrated in the first of this series that salutes well-loved everyday items... Producer David Prest
A few of our favourite things
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with Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Toby Longworth and Chris Emmett.
Mark Steyn surrounds himself with another set of lively guests to get the insiders' opinions on the week's big stories and strange happenings in America.
Producer Hamish Mykura
Richard Walker and fellow fans board a 1950s bus to explore the landscapes that inspired the Lone Pine series of children's books. Malcolm Saville wrote about children to whom loyalty and integrity were paramount, but above all he wrote cracking adventures in real locations.
Diana Quick stars in the first of two linked plays by John Fletcher.
The Druid. In 1984, the perfectly preserved body of a man was found in a peat bog in Cheshire. Archaeologists now believe he lived at the time of the Roman invasion, that he was a druid, and was the willing victim of ritual sacrifice. This is his story.
With Peter Meakin , Richard Avery , Jonathan Wyatt , Susan Jeffrey , David Holt and Gillian Goodman Music by Martin Allcock and Simon Nicol
Director Nigel Bryant (Play Two Monday at 7.45pm)
Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Anthony Sellors
A hymn, a reading and a reflection.
In the last of the series, Robert Swan , the only man to walk to both Poles, acknowledges his mentor, the wheelchair-bound Sir Geoffrey Gilbertson. Producer Ed Thomason
As a gentle celebration of Easter, Jenny Agutter reads Paul Gallico 's short classic which tells of a small boy, a donkey and a journey to Rome.
Producers David Benedictus and Katnona Wade
Children have their teddy bears and security blankets to chew on when the going gets tough. But what do adults turn to when it's all too much - apart from drugs and alcohol? Ellie Buchanan presents an anthology of comforters including actor Alan Cumming's well-worn shoulder bag, and columnist Joan Burnie on her mother's Irish stew and an old pair of leggings.
Concluding episode, written and performed by Graham Fellows.
John and his agent go in search of that elusive record deal.