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From Queen Camel in Somerset.
2/3. Carolyn Quinn reports on the campaign to restore the link between the state pension and earnings. Repeated from Wednesday
The Project of Individuality. Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue considers the possibilities of individuality, in the light of people seeing, feeling or meeting the world from different perspectives. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm
8/9. Elinor Goodman announces the winners of the BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards. Producer Steve Peacock
A round-up of the week's religious and ethical headlines. Series producer Amanda Hancox
Lord Coe appeals on behalf of the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association.
Donations: Freepost BBC Radio 4 Appeal, marked PSP on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm
With the first Ashes Test in full swing, Nigel Swinford takes a look at cricket as a metaphor of life. With Grace Sheppard , widow of the bishop and ex-England cricket captain the Rt Rev Lord Sheppard, and the voice of Test Match Special commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins . Simon Lole directs the Daily Service Singers. Producer Philip Billson
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Paddy O'Connell discusses the week's news. Editor Peter Rippon
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Commentary on the final day of the First Test in Brisbane.
2/6. Jeremy Hardy joins regulars Barry Cryer ,
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor at the Southport Theatre. Humphrey Lyttelton presents. Repeated from Monday
BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards
Gordon Ramsay , Jamie Oliver. Marcus Waring and Ainsley Harriott assist Sheila Dillon in revealing the winners of this year's awards.
Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm
Sheila Dillon with the winners of the Food and Farming Awards 2006. Celebrity presenters include Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, Jimmy Doherty, Ainsley Harriott and Marcus Wareing.
With Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon
3/3. Stereotypes. Ian Hislop searches for the cultural values of that oft-quoted but rarely defined landscape,
Middle England. On a trip to Lincoln, AA Gill, Lynne Truss and John Carey help him gauge the truth behind the stereotype of the Middle-Englander. Producer TomAlban
Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners in south Wales. And tree experts Roy Lancaster , Tony Russell and Tony Kirkham talk about their specialist subject. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
Producer Trevor Taylor Repeated on Wednesday at 3pm
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4/5. Judaism. For Jews, the first garden was the garden of Eden, where God told Adam to work and preserve the land. Two rabbis explain how a gardener is an excellent metaphor for how all humans should live their lives. Producer Mary Colwell
4/5. As Dmitri goes on trial for the murder of his father, Alyosha desperately seeks proof of his innocence. By
Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.
Original music by David Pickvance ; Producer Marc Beeby
Directors Marc Beeby and Colin Guthrie Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
The author of Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier , joins Mariella Frostrup to talk about his new book, Thirteen Moons, the story of one man's struggle to defend the rights of the Cherokee. Producer Zahid Warley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
Poet Paul Farley chews over the unhappy relationship between poets and their teeth, and asks: do bad teeth make good poetry? Farley's chequered dental history has left him with a mouth filled with steel posts, porcelain crowns, root canals and amalgam alloys. He talks to poets and dentists about the place of teeth in literary and cultural history. Readers Robin Cameron and David Holt. producer Emma Harding Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
8/10. What can bugging and surveillance tell the authorities about terrorists and major criminals, and how much of it should be used as evidence in court? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday
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Felicity Finch presents a selection of highlights from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Jacqueline Smith
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Jill hits a raw nerve.
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Barney Harwood finds out how human brains work, and asks whether in the future we'll be half brain, half robot. Producers Vibeke Venema and Justine Willett
4/5. Gunpoint Optimism. Inspired by a tragedy she witnesses from her window, Gilbey plays games of friendship and love. Written by Lauren Frankel and read by Andrea Harris. Producer Lisa Osborne
Repeated from Friday
Obituary programme with Matthew Bannister. RptdfromFri
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3/8. Frontiers Too Far? With the US considering its options for getting out of Afghanistan and Iraq, Quentin Peel looks at Europe's defence and security strategy in the world.
Would Europe have the manpower, resources or political will to fill the gap left by America? And is Nato the right instrument to play global policeman? Repeated from Thursday
Probing analysis of the week's political events.
3/3. Carolyn Quinn reports on the ongoing campaign to achieve more generous compensation for the victims of thalidomide.
Producer Terry Dignan Lost Causes is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
2/6. Telephones. Ben Goidacre reads a sinister story of mobile phone stalking; Sophie Borland recalls going undercover at a call centre; and Joe Oueenan describes telephone accents that he hates. Presented by Dominic Arkwright. Producer Miles Warde
Repeated from 6.05am
2/2. Clowns are not just for children, as Stewart Lee finds out when he talks to British clowns who want to change the world, even if it means confronting the police. Repeated from Tuesday