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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with the Reverend Prebendary Edward Mason, rector of Bath Abbey. Show more
Farming Today hears about the campaign to save affordable housing in the British countryside and meets the hydrogen-powered eco-friendly beef farmer from Cheshire. Show more
The programme with a female perspective on the world looks at five-star babies and giving birth in private and NHS hospitals. Are we reluctant to celebrate happy relationships? Show more
Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and her 16-year-old son; as he faces his GCSEs, he shares his anxiety with his mother. Show more
Harriet Sergeant investigates whether empty commercial buildings could be converted into accommodation to provide a short to medium term solution to the housing crisis. Show more
Writer, performer and musician Neil Innes in the tag talk show, where the guest is next week's interviewer. From January 2014. Show more
On this day in 1916, the Mexican government requested a withdrawal of American troops from their territory, and in Staverton, Cora Gidley has a domestic crisis. Show more
Care home costs rise to cover the living wage. Plus the programme hears what is happening to people who have been left high and dry by collapsing debt management firms.
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Downing Street rebuffs Labour's call for the culture secretary to stand aside from press regulation after allegations about his private life. Show more
Timothy Garton Ash asks if religion is a special case where freedom of speech should be curtailed. Show more
By debbie tucker green. A man and woman meet up again several years after they broke up. They gradually learn that the assumptions they have made about each other are quite wrong. Show more
They are overworked, under appreciated and mostly not very good at their jobs. Lucy Kellaway asks if we really need managers. Show more
The winner of the 2016 British Sociological Association and Thinking Allowed Ethnography Award, Maxim Bolt, talks to Laurie Taylor. Plus a look at transcultural football. Show more
A look at the media world, including journalist James Cusick on why his Whittingdale story didn't run and discussion on the upcoming debate by political parties on BBC diversity. Show more
The Prime Minister has dismissed calls for John Whittingdale to resign
Tempers rise over the village fete, and Lucy discovers that Kat's guitar irritates aliens. Stars Peter Davison. From 2014. Show more
Arts news with John Wilson, including a review of PJ Harvey's new album, the announcement of the 2016 Proms season and Arnold Wesker remembered by David Edgar. Show more
The Anglican Communion, the global body of the Anglican church, is deeply divided over how it reconciles its differences on same-sex marriage. Matthew Taylor presents. Show more
Adnan Sarwar discusses being a Muslim in the British Army. Wearing the uniform, he says, 'made us all the same'. Show more
Serialised reading of Graham Swift's novel.
Bittersweet comedy drama as a community mental health nurse makes her rounds. Stars Paul Whitehouse and Esther Coles. From 2016. Show more
Comic poet Tim Key explores the subject of medicine via the medium of poetry. With musical support from Tom Basden. From 2014. Show more
Sean Curran reports on Prime Minister's Questions, which is dominated by the Panama Papers. And there is unease over plans to turn all schools in England into academies.
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Martin Heidegger, 'the little Magician from Messkirch', takes the philosophical world by storm. But his disturbing relationship with Nazism leaves history judging him more harshly. Show more
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