Presented by Richard Sanders. Producer Hugh O'Donnell
With James Whitbourn and guest. Producer Kathryn Blennerhassett
With Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Richard Holloway.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Regional Variations (2)
South Africa v England
Coverage of the third day's play in the Third Test at Kingsmead, Durban. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Gerald de Kock and Brett Proctor.
With expert summary from
Trevor Bailey and Geoff Boycott. Including at
10.05* South African Summers
11.30* News * Approximate time
With Cliff Morgan. Producer Audrey Adams
Presented by Sandy Gall. Producer Jill Thomas. WRITE TO: [address removed]. for factsheet No 51. enclosing sae
Presented by Ned Sherrin. Producer Torquil Macleod
With Anne Applebaum of the Evening Standard. Editor Jane Robins
David Walter presents the last in the series. With the Russian elections and the EU conference, this is a decisive weekend in Europe. The programme visits the voters in Moscow to examine the divide between the haves and have nots. Plus a report on how Sweden is trying to win over its allies in the EU in the pursuit of open government. Producer Tim Whewell. Editor Sian Kevill
Presented by Alison Mitchell.
The final edition in the series comes from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. With regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Willie Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor . Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Producer Jon Naismith. Rptd Mon 6.30pm
From Macclesfield. With Paul Boateng MP; Professor Julian Le Grand of the London School of Economics; and Tessa Keswick, Director of the Centre for Policy Studies. Repeated from yesterday
Producers Nadine Grieve and Anne Peacock LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
Carlo Collodi 's classic Italian tale, dramatised by Tina Pepler and starring Mark Burrows as Pinocchio and Stephen Moore as Geppetto the toymaker. with Tilly Vosburgh, Charlotte Attenborough. David Holt , David Cooper. Deborah Berlin and Joshua Towb. Music by Peter Howell of the BBC Radiophone Workshop. Director Michael Eartey Rpt
Sir Roy Strong presents six personal portraits of British towns.
3: Durham. A shock or two in the heritage honeypot of Durham.
Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm
Peter Evans explores the latest research into the influence of genes on our behaviour.
Producer Sandy Raffan. Rptd Tues 8.00pm
Jolyon Jenkins with the last of the series. Repeated from Tuesday
Satirist Joe Queenan explores truth, justice and the American way.
3: Joey Hates Jazz ...or how I learnt to despise the only truly American art form. Producer Jim Clarke
A satirical poke at the week's news. Repeated from yesterday
Robert Robinson goes below stairs to meet butlers from yesterday and today and finds out what they see.
Producer Bruce Whitney Low. Rptd Thurs 11.30pm
The Gargoyle Speaks
The word "gargoyle" is old French for throat and these pagan creatures were orginally simply stone gutters. But why do they adorn Christian buildings and who designed and carved them? Louisa Buck puts her ear close to some gargoyles' lips to hearthe words which splutterfrom theirthroats.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Rptd Fri 9.30pm
Owen Teale stars as Willem Vanderdecken in the tale which inspired Wagner's opera and has haunted seafarers for centuries.
Newly dramatised by Roger Danes. with Derek Waring , Lyndam Gregory ,
Peter Yapp , Malcolm Ward , Russell Floyd , Richard Pearce. Daniel Davies , David Jarvis and Peter Whitman. Director Adrian Bean Rpt
Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Patrick Lambert
A reading and a meditation for the forthcoming festival of Hanukkah, with Rabbi Felix Carlebach.
Russell Davies presents six programmes exploring language.
5: England Expects. Sir John Harvey -Jones on the art of signalling ... and communication without speech, plus Trevor McDonald 's English. Producer Bella Bannerman Rpt
Eight of Britain's inspirational teachers allow microphones into the classroom. 7: This week's teacher is Sarah Wall with a maths lesson at Ladymead Community School, Taunton. A Goldhawk Radio production
Jeremy Nicholas visits the home of Cleo Laine and John Dankworth.
Repeated from Tuesday
The last of Justin Greene 's adaptations of stories by the Edwardian writer Saki. Clovis at the Turkish Baths with John Sessions and Alison Steadman
Music by John White. A Hat Trick production
Written and read by Lawrence Scott. Repeated from Monday