With the Most Rev Dr George Carey , Archbishop of Canterbury.
Editor Chris Burns
Richard Uridge uncovers more stories and characters from the British countryside. Producer Alasdair Cross. Repeated Thursday 1.30pm
With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Huw Spanner.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament
John Peel takes another wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Fiona Hill
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Arthur Smith hosts the first in a new series of travel programmes that features interactive travellers' tales, reports from around the world and entertaining conversation. This week he experiences the calm before the storm in the build-up to Semana Santa in Seville, and bestselling author of Driving over Lemons, Chris Stewart , will be in the studio to talk about his enduring love of Spain.
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Five programmes mixing pop and politics to capture the atmosphere and chart the course of general election campaigns which changed the country. 1: Roy Hudd tunes in to 1959. Producer Chris Bond (R)
This week a look at the past seven days in politics, with discussion and excerpts from the House Of Commons. Editor Vicky Taylor
BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer TonyGrant
Alison Mitchellwith the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice for those trying to make the most of their money. Producer Paul O'Keeffe
Simon Hoggart hosts the topical comedy panel game, with Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy ,
Linda Smith and Rebecca Front. Repeated from yesterday
Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Seaford Community College, East Sussex, by Nick Harvey MP, Baroness Jay of Paddington, Dominic Lawson and Tim Yeo MP.
(Repeated from yesterday)
Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls in response to last night's edition of Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson. LINES OPEN from 12.30pm
In the first of two programmes, Derek Jacobi reads extracts from a diary found on a beach in Japan by an American serviceman more than 50 years ago and recently returned to the writer's daughter. Producer Martin Kurzik (R)
By Don Taylor. Arthur has always been difficult. When he smilingly begins to destroy everything he has ever owned, neither his neighbours nor his granddaughter have the faintest idea why. ]
Director Don Taylor
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Jenni Murray. Editor Ruth Gardiner
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines.
Andrew Collins with news of the best of this week's films. With the opening of Cradle Will
Rock, a new film which has Orson Welles as one of its lead characters, Collins assesses how different actors have tried to recreate Welles. Producer Matthew Dodd
Ned Sherrin presents conversation from the BBC Radio theatre in London. With guests Diana Rigg , Stephen Fry , Cleo Laine , John Dankworth , Elaine Page and Robert Runcie. Producer Chris Wilson Ned Sherrin 's kind of day: page 138
In the 150 years since the bowler hat was commissioned by a Norfolk landowner for his gamekeepers to wear, the bowler has been a democratic and indispensable item of city headgear and an international symbol of the English male. A short programme of celebration of the hat that once sold in millions and is now a threatened species. Producer SaraDavies(R)
In the last of the series in which six eminent speakers explore the direction of faith in the 21st century, Professor Philip Sheldrake asks whether the Christian faith can respond to the individualistic nature of faith in the 21st century. Producer Janet McLarty. Repeated tomorrow 12.15am
For many years the Children 's Newspaper and Children's Hourwere an almost exclusive influence in the lives of the nation's children outside the home. Ian McMillan looks back at the power and passion of these twin arbiters of taste and values, and in particular at the people whose personal crusade they became.
Producers Dave Sheasby and AlastairWilson
By Honore de Balzac, dramatised in three parts by James Friel. 1: The Wedding and the Betrayal. Paris, 1838. The faithless Baron Hulot is in financial difficulties. His daughter needs a dowry and a husband, and his saintly wife has nothing more he can pawn. Cousin Bette proposes a solution to the family's dilemma and a bizarre revenge for her own betrayal. With
Alison Steadman and Leslie Phillips. Repeated from Sunday
Five eminent thinkers speak from around the world on different aspects of the complex theme of sustainable development. The lecturers will come together at the end of the series for a round-table discussion hosted by the Prince of Wales. Presented by Kate Adie.
Chris Patten, Commissioner for External Affairs for the European Union, tells an invited audience at the Royal Institution in London why he believes civil society and democratic values must flourish if governments are to pursue environmentally friendly economic policies.
(Repeated from Wednesday)
Jane Glover explores the legacy of the founders of great musical dynasties, starting with Enrico CaruSO. Repeated from Sunday
The first of two programmes of Hispanic poetry readings. The Poetry of the Spanish Civil War. The Spanish Civil War began on 18 July 1936 and lasted for three years. Few conflicts have engaged so many artists and writers.
Mike Gonzalez presents poems from both English and Spanish-speaking writers. Readings by Paul McGann and Juliet Stevenson. Repeated from Sunday
The continuing series of short stories about clothes. Knickers by Daphne Glazer , read by Sunny Ormonde. The sight of a woman wearing a thong at the swimming baths sets Jayne off on a quest to find some sexy underwearto give her
Confidence on a blind date. Producer Rosemary Watts (R)