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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Martin in the Reids, London.


Unknown: St Martin

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Bridging the Gap. The chief purpose of a bridge is to break down barriers and to make connections. This week John Florance celebrates those who have built them and fought forthem. Producer Tamsin Collison. Rptd at 11.30pm


Unknown: John Florance
Producer: Tamsin Collison.

: On Your Farm

Anothertopical episode of the farming programme. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectives on stories familiar and unfamiliar. Senes producer Uz Leonard


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Uz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Evelyn Glennie speaks on behalf of a charity which supports those suffering from repetitive strain injury.
Producer Anne Downing
DONATIONS: RSI Association,[address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Repeated Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Producer: Anne Downing

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Parish Mass from St Malachy's Church, Armagh. With celebrant and preacher Father Paul Clayton -Lea. Director of music Sean Boylan.


Unknown: Father Paul Clayton
Music: Sean Boylan.

: Letter from America

By AliStair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news. with conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Another chance to catch up on the past week's events in Ambridge in the omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castawaythis week is chief executive of British Telecom Sir Peter Bonfield. It is said that when he left his previous company, its Japanese owner presented him with a samurai sword and helmet to remind him of the warrior qualities he would need at BT.
ProducerAngie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9am


Unknown: Sir Peter Bonfield.

: Quote ... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are Richard Griffiths , Royce | Mills, Christopher Matthew and Michael Wood. Reader William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Christopher Matthew
Reader: Michael Wood.
Reader: William Franklyn.

: The Food Programme

Pesticides and pouItry, fast food and foie gras - Derek Cooper presents the programme that investigates the good. the bad and the tasteless.
Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Presenter: Derek Cooper
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The Right Note

In a six-part series Mary Allen talks to musical experts who attempt to convince her of the finest example of a particular genre of music.
1: The Greatest Military March. Aformergeneral, a pipe major and a band leader all casttheirvotes and play excerpts from their particular choices. Producers Bruce Hyman and Karen Sanders Young Repeated Saturday llpm


Talks: Mary Allen
Producers: Bruce Hyman

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank are in Dorset as part of the Dorchester Festival. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Christopher's Country

A new four-part look at a year in the life of countryman and riding master
Christopher Barker , whose family has run the riding school and livery stables in Helmsley for over 200 years. 1: Spring. Christopher wants another litter of lurcher puppies, but does his bitch Sadie like her chosen mate? And will Lambkin grow into the sheepdog she needs to be? producer Lucy Lunt Programme of the Week: page 119


Unknown: Christopher Barker
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Classic Serial: Confessions of a Justified Sinner

By James Hogg , dramatised in three parts by Don Taylor. Lady Dalcastle's two sons could not be more different: the amiable George and the intense Robert have an uneasy, and occasionally violent, relationship. It is a relationship which is questioned when one of them is brutally murdered. Part1.
Director Don Taylor.
Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: Don Taylor
Director: Don Taylor
Editor: Edward Petherbrldge
Dalcastle: James Cosmo
Lady Dalcastle: Stella Gonet
Wringhim: Struan Rodger
Baillie: Stuart McGugan
Onlooker: Stuart McGugan
lnnkeeper: Stuart McGugan
Judge: Stuart McGugan
Sheriff: Stuart McGugan
Bell Calvert: Phyllis Logan
Martha: Phyllis Logan
Mrs Logan: Maev Alexander
Jeannie: Maev Alexander
Drummond: Russell Barr
Officer: Russell Barr
Adam: Harry Ward
Man: Harry Ward
Guard: Harry Ward
Waters: Harry Ward
Robert: Cal MacAninch
George: Tom Smith
Kilpatrick: Ruaraidh Murray
Reveller: Ruaraidh Murray
Voice: Ruaraidh Murray
Whore: Elaine Collins
Girl: Elaine Collins

: Open Book

Nick Revell speaks to Robert Drewe , author of The Shark Net, a portrait of a serial killer at large in Australia. Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Robert Drewe
Producer: Fiona McLean.

: The Secret Life of Poetry

Poems were vital in the war againstthe Gestapo, and the Bedouin use them to teach children hospitality. As more and more people turn to verse to mark the milestones of experience- births, deaths and marriages - Judith Palmer reveals the secret life Of poetry. Producer Julian May. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Judith Palmer

: Manifest Destinies

The series on America in the run-up to the presidential election. Repeated from Tuesday

: Colloquies

In four programmes undertaker and poet Thomas Lynch presents lyrical and humane essays about the emotions that underpin daily life. 1: The Way We Are. He reflects on the disease that has afflicted generations of the Lynch family and now threatens his teenage son - alcoholism. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Thomas Lynch
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Pick of the Week

Eleanor Oldroyd presents her selection from the past week on BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed]. FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

Elizabeth calls in reinforcements. Rptd tomorrow 2pm Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham : page32


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Room for Improvement

Laurie Taylor presents the series which offers the perfect way to become a better, wiser person. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Food Court

John Humphrys puts our food chain to the test. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Word of Mouth

Words and the way we speak. Repeated from Thursday

: Quiet Revolution

Six social entrepreneurs tell their stories. 1. Making Dinosaurs Dance. Felicity Finch discovers how the Rev Andrew Mawson used the talents of the multi-cultural communityto turn his near derelict church into a thriving Healthy Living Centre, ending the isolation of many living in one of the most deprived areas of Britain. Producer Cathy Drysdale (R)


Unknown: Felicity Finch
Unknown: Andrew Mawson
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Analysis

Andrew Dilnot examines the economic, cultural and political role of borders, and asks whether nationscan survive without them. Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley with next week's political headlines. Including 10.45 It's a Funny Old World This week Simon Hoggart looks at the lighter side Of Scottish politics. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Editor: John Evans

: A Good Read

Louise Doughty and guests discuss three favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Louise Doughty

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: My Mistress Music

Lucie Skeaping and guests explore the lives of five notorious mistresses whose accomplishments went far beyond their sex appeal. 2: Madame de Pompadour. Producer Clare Csonka (R)


Producer: Clare Csonka

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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