From St Vedast's Church, Foster Lane, London
News round-up and analysis.
As One Who Serves. Jesus described himself as coming as one who serves - a constant theme in many of the world's major faiths. But are all attempts to understand ourselves as servants doomed to end in either pride or self-pity? For Easter Day, Mark Tully considers images of service and servanthood. Producer EleyMcAinsh Rptdat11.30pir
As Easter Day dawns in the garden graveyard of Wells
Cathedral in Somerset, Canon Patrick Woodhouse leads meditation in words and music on the mystery of the Resurrection. With the cathedral choir, and director of music Matthew Owens. Producer Stephen Shipley
Jesus Christ Is Risen Today.
A special edition for Easter, with Roger Bolton. Including ai
Aaron Phipps appeals on behalf of the Meningitis Trust.
Donations: Freepost Radio 4 Appeal, marked Meningitis Trust on the back of the envelope Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Series producer Amanda Hancox
Repeated from Friday
The triumph of Easter is celebrated in a joyous Eucharist in the glorious setting of Wells Cathedral, Somerset.
Mozart's Mass in C, K317 (Coronation Mass) is sung by the cathedral choir. Celebrant: the Very Rev John Clarke ,
Dean of Wells; preacher: the Rt Rev Peter Price, Bishop of Bath and Wells. Director of music Matthew Owens and assistant Organist Rupert Gough. Producer Stephen Shipley
Regional Variations (2)
9/11. Linda Smith , Tony Hawks, Chris Neill and Tim Rice try not to hesitate, repeat or deviate. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair. From the Mermaid Theatre, London.
3/6. Philosopher and wine lover Professor Roger Scruton talks about the connections between wine and Philosophy. Extended repeat from Monday
News and analysis, with James Cox. Editor Colin Hancock
Your postcode says more about you than you'd like to think. Alan Dein finds out how, since its introduction 30 years ago, the postcode has become the chosen weapon for junk mail companies, consumer researchers, insurance brokers and others. Producer Norman Winter
Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank are guests of Floral Guernsey Council for this Easter special. Roy Lancaster talks to Christopher Lloyd. Plus, the definitive guide to dianthus. Gill Pyrah is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners' Question
Time, featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
1/2. Recounting the high adventures and low behaviour of that renowned bounder Sir Harry Flashman VC. By George MacDonald Fraser. It is 1848 and Flashman is considering a career in politics. But a calamitous game of pontoon with Disraeli plunges our hero into hair-raising involvement with a homicidal sea captain, the West
African slave trade, and Congressman Abraham Lincoln.
- Producer/Director Patrick Rayner Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
David Baddiel suggests books for the broken-hearted in the Reading Clinic, and Mariella Frostrup reads an innovative biography of Billie Holiday, based on transcripts of interviews with those who knew her. Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
6/12. Coasts and Edges. How has our island character found its way into our poetry? Andrew Motion continues his exploration of the landscapes of British poetry, with contributions from Barry Cunliffe and Adam Nicolson and poems by Matthew Arnold , Ezra Pound, John Masef ield, Stevie Smith , Coleridge, Sylvia Plath and Tennyson. Readers include Philip Madoc and John Nettles. Producer Tim Dee Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
8/9 Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad, reported by Julian O'Halloran.
1/2. The Ties That Bind. American satirist
PJ O'Rourke makes his UK radio debut with frank and funny insights into Anglo-American relations.
Producer Andrie Morris Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Simon Hoggart presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past week. Producer Maire Devine
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Ruth finds Pip's new friend egg-cruciating". For cast see page 49 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 47
From the history of toothpaste to Eminem, the children's magazine programme covers the lot. Presented by Barney Harwood. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
5/5. Graillis's Legacy. Dermot Crowley reads a touching and compassionate story of a man's love, by William Trevor , abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Di speirs
10/10. Listeners' comments, with Roger Bolton.
2/2. Actor Bernard Cribbins describes how Castle picked himself up after the disappointment of America, and returned to the UK to resume his career. A lucky break led to his being offered the chance to present a new television show - Record Breakers - which ran for more than 20 years. After being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in 1992, Roy went public about his disease with a long campaign on the dangers of passive smoking. Producer Stephen Garner
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4/9. The Tiger or the Tank? Action on climate change is the new political imperative. But, post-Kyoto, are radical steps to halt degradation of the environment consistent with our hopes of getting richer? Dieter Helm asks if economic growth can be made globally sustainable or if our way of life is too precious to sacrifice. Rptd from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Scottish Political Village
Alan Cochrane of The Daily Telegraph lifts the lid on the the worlds of politics and the media north of the Border. Editor Terry Dignan The Scottish Political Village repeated Wed 8.45pm
6/7. The guide to the wide world of learning, with Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday
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Bob Dylan's tune became the anthem of a generation and shattered all preconceptions of what a record could achieve. Robbie Robertson, Al Kooper, Greil Marcus and Paula Radice muse on a song that changed lives. Producer Lindsay Leonard
Commonwealth Stories (1/5) A series of winning stories from this year's Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Competition: The Photograph by Sefi Atta ; The Kite Maker by Anu Kuma and Going Home by Juliane Okot Bitek