The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
A meditation for the beginning of a new day, with Margaret Martyn.
with James Naughtie and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Lionel Blue.
by TS Eliot.
2: The Song of the Jellicles, Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer, Old Deuteronomy and MrMistoffelees.
Readers are Fenella Fielding, Wendy Hillier , Maurice Denham and Derek Jacobi.
with Libby Purves and Brian Hayes. Producer Lucy Cacanas
Regional Variations (2)
Edward Blishen and his guests professors Steve Jones and Wendy Savage select three paperbacks they consider to be a good read: Kafka's Metamorphosis and Other Stories, A S Byatt's Still Life, and A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks. Producer Susan Roberts
with Jackie Kay. Producer Viv Beeby
Novelist Alison Fell tells Jenni Murray about her discovery of the work of the ancient Japanese poet Onogoro. Serial: G Is for Gumshoe (2)
with John Howard.
Last episode of the comedy series by Mike Coleman.
Cathy wants to return to the city, Dave wants to stay in the country. A visit to London is arranged to settle the dispute.
Producer Ann Jobson
with Nick Clarke.
The final part of Arnold Evans ' comedy starring Kate Fitzgerald.
A FrenchRevolution. The cleaners at Spit 'n' Polish land a dream contract in the south of France. But Mitch knows there has to be a snag.
Director Jane Dauncey
From Norse myth to Beowulf and beyond - Kevin Crossley Holland tells Michael Rosen why he has devoted his life to collecting and retelling traditional tales. Producer Jill Burridge
Gerry Anderson invites you to join him for an hour of daily live action. Add your views to the mix of opinions and stories from around the country. PHONE: [number removed]
Kathleen Hale created one of the century's favourite felines, Orlando the Marmalade Cat. Now in her 96th year, she has just published her memoirs. Brian Sibley meets her, and reports on this week's new films, including David Hare 's The Secret Rapture, starring
Juliet Stevenson. Producer John Goudie
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
by Frank Ronan.
She had lived two lives: one at the big house, the other with the male strippers. Read by Frances Jeater. Producer Duncan Minshull
with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest.
First Round - Midlands and East AngHa. Bob Thompson (printer); Bill Stratton (project manager); Steve Evans (company director); and Steve Havercroft (systems consultant).
Dunkirk spirits at The Bull.
John Waite investigates.... Editor Graham Ellis
WRITE TO: Face the Facts, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
In the last of the series, Professor Anthony Clare looks at psychological exhibitionism.
Jez Nelson reports on the weird, the wacky and the worrying state of science and technology. Producer Sue Broom
Fifty years ago, as D-Day approached, teams of novice radio operators and observers were training in St Albans to drop behind the lines in France.
Now the British and American instructors and French secret agents tell their stories - both tragic and triumphant - for the first time.
Producer Julian Hale
(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
Part 3 of Sebastian Faulks 's novel.
Very few people avoid going to school, and secondary schooling in particular is most people's immediate pathway to the wider adult world.
This four-part series draws on the huge and powerful storehouse of remembered experience from people's school lives in the state system since 1945.
1: Strong Sisters, Violent Brothers
This week's programme includes reports on male rape, why older men are attracted to younger women, and an international perspective on British men. Presented by Tom Robinson.