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News round-up and analysis.
The Illusion of Progress. In conversation with Professor
John Gray of the LSE. Mark Tully considers the argument that belief in human progress is a secular myth. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm
New series 1/8. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton
Religious and ethical news, with Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox
Jenni Murray appeals on behalf of Global Action Plan.
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Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pmand on Thursday at 3.27pm
Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates Easter.
Canon Michael Bourdeaux leads a service from the Danilov monastery. With Irina Ratushinskaya and the monastery choir, directed by Georgi Safanov. Producer Stephen Shipley
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The week's news stories, with Fi Glover. Editor Colin Hancock
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3/7. On this week's panel for the quotation quiz are
Germaine Greer , Andrew Davies , Richard Herring and Gervase Phinn. Hosted by Nigel Rees. The reader is
William Franklyn. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated from Monday
n While visiting Belfast to explore the latest food trends, Sheila Dillon reflects on the impact the Troubles have had on the culinary scene.
Producer Margaret Collings Repeated on Monday at 4pm
News and analysis, with James Cox. Editor coim Hancock
Matthew Biggs , Anne Swithinbank and Bob Flowerdew are guests of the Trinity Festival, Cookham, near
Maidenhead. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC AUDIO: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners Oueshon
Time, featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed] Exotic plants offer: page 142
5/5. Villandry. Susan Marling discovers precision planting, pruning and a profusion of ornamental cabbages at the Chateau du Villandry on the Loire. Producer Kate Bland
4/9 The Day of the Scorpion. Sarah Layton s engagement is announced. Her fiance, Teddy Bingham , is stationed with his regiment in Mirat. and sharing his quarters with Captain Ronald Merrick. By Paul Scott , dramatised by Shelley Silas.
Other parts played by Stuart McLouqhlin and Rob Hastie
Producer/Director Jeremy Mortimer Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
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Andrea Levy, who won last year's Orange Prize and Whitbread Prize for her novel Small Island joins readers to discuss the book Show more
11/12. Rivers. The rivers of Britain run blue on our maps and run like veins through our poetry, offering a metaphor for the journey of our lives. Poet laureate Andrew Motion continues his exploration of the landscape of British poetry, with contributions from Roger Deakin and Peter Randall -Page, and poems by Milton, Ted Hughes , TS Eliot , Marlowe, Wordsworth and Gerard Manley Hopkins. Readers are Kenneth Cranham , Jamie Glover and Simon Russell Beale. Producer Tim Dee
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2/4. For the past year, Edward Stourton has been talking to key players involved in the Middle East conflict.
Autumn: Unchartered Territory. It is the UN Annual General Assembly but America's mind is elsewhere. Repeated from Tuesday
2/2. Tough Call. Andy Mayer , recovering alcoholic, tells the story of his love affair with drink and how he survived it. Detox, group therapy and AA membership: having descended into alcohol dependence, Mayer chronicles his recovery. Producer Julian May Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am
Emily Buchanan presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Torquil MacLeod PHONE: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Will putting the times tables to music make them any easier to learn? Barney Harwood meets the musician who has set them to soul, Bhangra and rap. Plus the last instalment of the drama Fergus Crane. Producers Abi Awojobi and Rebecca Armstrong
5/5. Overlooked. Out on a bike ride a mother and her teenage daughter come across a disturbing link with a 17th-century witch, drowned in a Suffolk pond. By Nicci
French and read by its co-author Nicci Gerrard. The last in a series of stories by writers for whom being East Anglian is important. Producer Ivan Howlett
5/6. This week's selection from radio stations is themed around crime and punishment. Linda Pressly hears how a prison radio station in South Africa is steering inmates away from a life of crime; the pain and loss of having a parent incarcerated for decades in America; and the extraordinary story of a Japanese tourist arrested for drug smuggling in Australia. Producer Suzie Dietrich
5/8. Michael Rosen takes a close look at the words we use, where they come from and how we play with them. Repeated from Friday
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9/9. The Anxious Voter. John Kampfner asks whether insecurity and anxiety make people more or less likely to VOte. Repeated from Thursday
Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events, covering the election campaigns of all the major parties. Editor Terry Dignan
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On behalf of the Liberal Democrats.
4/6. Janet Suzman and Ruth Rogers discuss their favourite books. With Sue MacGregor. Repeated from Tuesday
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Film director Alan Parker reflects on the skill and enduring influence of the great master of supsense,
Alfred Hitchcock. With Barry Norman and Peter Bogdanovich. Repeated from Thursday
(1/5) Adult Video, read by Ben Miles. Short stories by William Boyd , abridged by Neville Teller