With Father James Hanvey of the Society of Friends.
Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details
Exploring rural life across the UK.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell
Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey
With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins. The most powerful people on radio: page 20
David Stafford takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Kate Murphy
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Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel. Producer Kevin Dawson
2/3. "They were the unsung heroes of the campaign"
Mark Tully presents a unique, untapped testimony that recalls the almost forgotten role of the Indian National
Army during the Second World War. Survivors of the gruelling Burma campaign recall the horrors of battle, old soldiers remember the bravery and endurance of their military mules, while veterans reflect on what drove them to fight against the British. Producer Vanessa Harrison
Robert Shrimsley of the Financial Times discusses the events Of the political week. Editor Marie Jessel
Insight, colour, wit and analysis as the BBC foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. producer Tony Grant
Impartial advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jessica Dunbar Repeated tomorrow at 9pm
5/9. Francis Wheen, Alan Coren and other special guests wade through the week's biggest and smallest news stories in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. Repeated from yesterday
The topical discussion programme comes from Morpeth, Northumberland, this week. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby.
(Repeated from yesterday)
Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby , in response to Any Questions? Producer Peter Griffiths PHONE: [number removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Set in the 1920s. Pretty, impoverished Gillian Brayton is offered a well-paid job by an old schoolfnend. The household is lively and bohemian but the servants think that Gillian is there for mysterious reasons. Written by Margery Allinaham , dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.
Producer/Director Claire Grove
3/4. TheloniousMonk. Ken Clarke is joined by the British saxophonist Tony Kofi to share their passion for one of the most misunderstood figures in jazz history, the pianist and composer Thelonious Monk. Repeated from Tuesday
The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
Producer Vibeke Venema: Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: email@example.com
BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: Celebration or Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
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News and sports headlines, presented by Carolyn Quinn.
In this week's edition, actor Jamie Bell talks to Francine Stock about his new film, Undertow. Plus, a look at the work of the director of the 1966 film Blowup, Michelangelo Antonioni. Producer Sally Spurring
Another eclectic mix of music, comedy and conversation with Ned Sherrin and his guests. producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney
This week's cultural highlights are reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Fiona McLean
2/3. A talk celebrating the 250th anniversary of Samuel Johnson's dictionary, which defined, reported on and shaped the English language with great intelligence, verve and wit, while also giving the meaning of "lexicographer" as "a harmless drudge". Alan Downie, professor of English at Goldsmiths College, talks about the pleasures of rummaging in a "word-hoard". Repeated from Sunday
Walter Legge was arguably the most influential producer of classical music recordings there has been: conductors Herbert von Karajan and Otto Klemperer and sopranos Maria Callas and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf were all his discoveries, and his legacy consists of some of the most famous recordings ever made. Yet he was autocratic, secretive, combative and eventually unmanageable, walking away from the business at the height of his powers and disappearing into obscurity. James Naughtie looks back at his life through the letters and papers that document his unique methods, the memories of those who knew him and the glorious music he left behind. Producer Martin Smith
9/9. A Division of the Spoils
Guy Perron returns to India in time for independence but the division of the country has tragic consequences. The concluding instalment of Paul Scott 's four novels charting the last days of the British Raj in India, dramatised by Shelley Silas.
Other parts played by Shiv Grewal , Nicholas Boulton , Amit Shah and Emily Wachter
Producer/Director Sally Avens Repeated from Sunday
2/10. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Rosie Boycott and Clifford Longley cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated from Wednesday
5/13. Three more contestants compete in the eclectic music quiz. Ned Sherrin is in the chair. Repeated from Monday
4/9. Dipping his big toe into literature's rushing stream of works on water, Roger McGough introduces requests for poems by, among others, Sophie Hannah , Philip Larkin and Christopher Marlowe. Repeated from Sunday
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4/5. The Boyle Curriculum. Now that their teacher has departed from his normal lesson plan, the children of class 3B are about to learn some very strange lessons indeed. Written by Nick Parker and read by Hugh Bonneville , this story continues the series of disturbing tales and psychological thrillers. Producer Emma Harding
The Odyssey (3/4) Homer's epic tells the story of Odysseus (Tim Mclnnerny ) and his struggle to get back to Ithaca to reclaim his kingdom and his wife, Penelope (Amanda Redman )