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: Bells on Sunday

from All Saints' Church in Daresbury,

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully contemplates abstinence in an anthology of music, verse, prose and conversation.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Michael Ableman and Oliver Walston discuss how community farming works in California. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Michael Ableman
Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Michael Nicholson

speaks for the Week's 's Good Cause on behalf of a charity which provides medical assistance to people caught up in international disasters.
DONATIONS TO: [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

All Too Human Women preachers explore the impact of the gospel today. 6: The Gospel and Power, a service for Palm Sunday. From St Peter 's
Chaplaincy, Manchester, with the Rev Hazel Addy. John 8, w 1-11. Led by Alison Peacock. With Wellspring. Musical director Sally Thornton.


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Hazel Addy.
Unknown: Alison Peacock.
Director: Sally Thornton.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Producer Anne Reevell. Rptd Tue 11.00pm


Producer: Anne Reevell.

: A View from Abroad

Six European travel writers explore the strange culture of what is to them a very foreign country - Britain. 3: On the Edge - Britain by the Sea. Italian journalist and writer Beppe Severgnini. Producer Kate McAII. See Reading Aloud 7.30pm


Unknown: Beppe Severgnini.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Desert Island Discs

with countertenor James Bowman.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Good Fri 9.05am


Unknown: James Bowman.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Tme

Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Nigel Colborn answer questions at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed at 11.30am


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Nigel Colborn

: Classic Serial: Ben Hur

by Lew Wallace. The King Comes into His Kingdom. The final episode of Catherine Czerkawska 's dramatisation.
With Neville Jason , Don McCorkindale , Joshua Towb , Derek Waring , Peter Whitman and Peter Yapp. Music by Wilfredo Acosta. Director Glyn Dearman. Rptd Good Friday at 2.00pm


Unknown: Lew Wallace.
Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska
Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Don McCorkindale
Unknown: Joshua Towb
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Peter Whitman
Unknown: Peter Yapp.
Music By: Wilfredo Acosta.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Bible: Michael Gambon
Judah Ben Hur: Jamie Glover
Simonides: Bernard Hepton
Balthasar: Michael Hordern
Amrah: Phyllis Calvert
Malluch: Gavin Muir
Mother: Margaret John
Tirzah: Natasha Pyne
Iras: Becky Hindley
Esther: Deborah Berlin

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Analysis

In the last of the series, Peter Kellner examines the current tensions within the Conservative Party sparked off by European integration issues. Repeated from Thursday 8.00pm


Unknown: Peter Kellner

: Shimmying Down Bold Street

Bold Street in Liverpool is the bohemian heart of the inner city. Actress Margi Clarke takes a walk down her favourite street.
Repeated from Tuesday 10.00am


Unknown: Margi Clarke

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen talks to listeners about their requests, which include Louis MacNeice and Sir Stephen Spender. Producer Julian Wilkinson


Talks: Gareth Owen
Talks: Sir Stephen Spender.
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: All Fall Down

Misha Glenny travels through Germany in the series on post-Cold War Europe.
Repeated from Friday 9.45am

: In Business

One into Two Goes Where?What happens when a big company decides to shrink? Two years after ICI split itself in two, Peter Day asks the people who run the "new" companies what has been achieved.
Producer Paul Dwyer


Producer: Paul Dwyer

: Children's Radio 4: Joe's Kingdom

A futuristic four-part play by John Peacock. 3: The Betrayal. With Dexter Fletcher as Danny.
Other parts played by members of the cast Director Celia De Wolff


Play By: John Peacock.
Unknown: Dexter Fletcher
Director: Celia de Wolff
Joe: Ross Livingstone
Wilfred: Richard Pearce
Beth: Abigail Docherty
Lil: Jane Whittenshaw
Arthur: David Bannerman
Luke: Derek Warmsley
Gulliver: Joshua Towb

: Reading Aloud: As Others See Us

A series presenting Britain through the eyes of settlers and visitors.
2: Crossing. Writer Jakov Lind finds his need to escape all things German leads him to a bohemian abode in 50s
London. Read by Lee Montague. Producer Mairi Russell


Unknown: Jakov Lind
Read By: Lee Montague.
Producer: Mairi Russell

: Open University

8.00 Great Pioneers in Education:
Emily Davies 8.30 Virtuous Maths:
Hope 9.00 Bullying - No Action Is Not an Option 9.20 Musical Style 9.40
Oral History and Family Relationships


Unknown: Emily Davies

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Invisible Histories

Repeated from yesterday

: Fourth Column Revisited

Alistair Beaton with more cuts from the best of Fourth Column. Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Malcolm Love

: Costing the Earth

A look at the relationship between employment and the environment. Repeated from Wednesday

: News

: Letters from Prison

Dietrich Bonhoeffer , the German theologian whose faith compelled him to join in the plot to assassinate
Hitler, was executed 50 years ago. David Suchet reads from his prison correspondence. With Joanna Myers , Garard Green and Andrew Branch.
Abridged by Rosemary Hartill Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Unknown: David Suchet
Unknown: Joanna Myers
Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: Andrew Branch.
Abridged By: Rosemary Hartill
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: A War of Words

Simon Rae presents an international anthology of Second World War poetry. 3: Death by Fire. Civilians in the front line.
Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Simon Rae
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: In Committee

Presented by Rodney Foster. Producer Smita Patel


Presented By: Rodney Foster.
Producer: Smita Patel

: Seeds of Faith

Ian Bradley explores the power of the idea of sacrifice in Christian thought. 3: From the Cult to the Cross
Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Ian Bradley
Producer: Norman Winter

: News

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