Today, 15/02/2014 Saturday's running order

15 Feb 2014 Last updated at 11:50

Saturday 15 February

With Evan Davis and John Humphrys.
  • 15 Feb 2014 07:14:34
    Today's running order:

    0710

    More high winds are battering Britain. We discuss with our reporters Simon Clemison in Plymouth and Jonathan Blake in the studio.

     

    0716

    Senior bishops from the Church of England have warned clergy that they will not be allowed to marry same sex partners. They are currently able to have civil partnerships, on the understanding that they remain celibate. Robert Piggott, BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent reports.

     

    0719

    Sir Tom Finney, one of England's greatest footballers, has died at the age of 91. The former England and Blackpool player, Jimmy Armfield, and the BBC’s Jonathan Agnew look back on his life.

     

     

    0723

    Severe flood warning remains in place in areas between Cornwall and Hampshire. Our reporter Mike Thomson has been to meet some elderly people living in supervised housing in flood-affected Berkshire.

     

    0733

    Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, said the Assad regime would talk about a transition of power only if the opposition said it was committed to fighting terrorism. Bridget Kendall, BBC diplomatic correspondent and Louay al-Safi, the spokesperson for the Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva, discuss.

     

    0743

    The Great Scottish Tapestry designed by artist Andrew Crummy has been two years in the making, is 143 metres long, consists of 160 panels and it has been stitched by more than a thousand volunteers. We speak to one of those volunteers.

     

    0747

    Thought for the day with the Reverend Roy Jenkins.

     

    0751

    Assistant Chief Constable Gavin Stephens of the Surrey Police, discusses to impact of the weather and Dr Angela Connelly from Manchester University talks about small scale flood protection that house owners and local streets can employ.

     

    0810

    Karen Bosman, the watch manager for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Solent rescue and co-ordination centre describes the bizarre story of what happened to customers at a restaurant in Milford on Sea.

     

    0813

    It has been an important week in the Scottish independence referendum campaign. Today’s James Naughtie joins us from Edinburgh. The lawyer and economist Hamish Patrick from Tods Murray and the economist Professor Gavin McRome, former chief economist at the UK’s Scotland Office, weigh up the economics.

     

    0823

    The film Gravity is expected to do well at this weekend's Bafta awards. The critics loved the story and the film's 3D effects. Mishal Husain has been speaking to the film's visual effects supervisor.

     

    0835

    Chertsey in Surrey has been hit hard by the floods. Our reporter Chris King has been there.

     

    0848

    Team GB won its 10th ever gold medal in the winter Olympics yesterday. We speak to Lizzy Yarnold who took gold in the skeleton competition.

     

    0852

    A new book by Swedish psychiatrist David Eberhard, says children suffer later on in life if their upbringing was too liberal. He discusses his book with the psychologist Penelope Leach.



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