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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Leonard's, Hythe, Kent.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

None to Accompany Me. For the week of Ascension Day, Mark Tully considers journeys that can only be undertaken alone.
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

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


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Alex Brodie with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectives on stories familiar and unfamiliar, series producer uz Leonard


Unknown: Alex Brodie

: Radio 4 Appeal

John Nettles speaks on behalf of a charity which supports Aids orphans in Kenya. Producer Anne Downing DONATIONS: PLAN International, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Repeated Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: John Nettles

: News

: Sunday Papers


: Sunday Worship

When in Our Music God Is Glorified. From
Birmingham Cathedral, led by Canon Gary O'Neill. Professor John Hull explores the relevance of music and nature to his faith through his experience of blindness. With the Cathedral Choir and Voice of Gospel directed by Marcus Huxley and Derrick Dunkley.


Unknown: Canon Gary O'Neill.
Unknown: Professor John Hull
Directed By: Marcus Huxley
Directed By: Derrick Dunkley.

: Latter from America

Repeated from Friday

: 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

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Cricket

Second Semi-Final
Commentary on the match to complete the line-up for the final at Lord's on 10 June. News at 2.20. Approximate times

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is John Bird. in the early sixties he helped fund the Establishment Club with Peter Cook , but he struggled to make a living until Rory Bremner hired him as one ofthe Bafta Award-winning Two Johns. ProducerAngie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9am


Unknown: John Bird.
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Rory Bremner

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Humphrey Lyttelton presents the antidote to panel games. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton

: The Food Programme

Ian Wisniewski explores the secret world ofthe world's most famous hot sauce. Producer Sheila Dillon. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Ian Wisniewski
Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Right Note

Mary Allen talks to musical experts who offer their nominations in a particular genre of music. 5: The Worst Song Ever Recorded producers Bruce Hyman and Karen Sanders Young Repeated Saturday llpm


Talks: Mary Allen
Producers: Bruce Hyman

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , John Cushnie and Bunny Guinness answer questions posed by students, staff and parents at Netherhall School in Maryport, Cumbria. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Ramblings

In a new six-part series, Clare Balding journeys along the great historic walking routes of the British Isles. 1: Hadrian's Wall. In the company of historian Chris Brown , she discovers that landscape shapes people as much as they shape the land. Their route can be found on Outdoor Leisure Map 43. Producer Lucy Lunt.
PHONE: [number removed] For a factsheet visit: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 Rambling sites - Webwatch: page 41


Unknown: Clare Balding
Unknown: Chris Brown
Producer: Lucy Lunt.

: Classic Serial: A High Wind in Jamaica

By Richard Hughes , dramatised in two parts by Bryony Lavery. 1: The dramatised Voyage. The Bas Bryony Lavery. 1: TheInnocentVoyage.The Bas Thornton children live an idyllically carefree life in mid-19th-century Jamaica. When a hurricane hits the island, they are sent home to England where, it is thought, they will be safer. Then their ship is captured by pirates. Music Nina Humphreys. Alto flute/piccolo Rachel Hilser-Smith Violin Chris Tombling. Director Catherine Bailey. Rptd Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Richard Hughes
Unknown: Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Bas Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Bas Thornton
Music: Nina Humphreys.
Violin: Rachel Hilser-Smith
Violin: Chris Tombling.
Director: Catherine Bailey.
Jonsen: Robert Glenlster
Emily: Hatty Jones
Margaret: Kiera Knightley
John John: Paul Ekins
Harry: Harry Broughton
Mrs Bas Thornton: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Mr Bas Thornton: Nicholas Farrell
Rachel: Jennifer Wheelan
Laura: Ysabel Schonegeval
Edward: Edward Bertram
Captain Marpole: Paul Copley
Jose: Jonathan Sllnger
Ringwald: Mark Hadfield
Otto: Michael Mueller

: Open Book

News and reviews, including an interview with Wayne Johnston , one of Canada's foremost novelists, about his latest book, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams. Presented by Nick Revell. Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Wayne Johnston
Presented By: Nick Revell.
Producer: Fiona McLean.

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney presents a selection of your maritime requests, including The Wreck of the Hesperus. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Lost Leaders: Great Powers in an Age ofChange

Paul Kennedy assesses the political leadership of three key nations and their impact on the rest of the world. 3: This week the focus is on the USA. Repeated from Tuesday 8pm


Unknown: Paul Kennedy

: True West

Two talks by Timothy Egan, Seattle correspondent of the New York Times. 1: Return of the Native. Why so many Americans, as white as apple cores, want to call themselves American Indians. And why the real native Americans are unimpressed. Producer Marie Balinska (R) Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Timothy Egan
Producer: Marie Balinska

: Pick of the Week

Michael Rosen presents his selection from the past week on BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Harry Parker.

: The Archers

New balls, please. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 34


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

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a lively look at the legal affairs Of the moment. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Quiet Revolution

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories. 5: Up with Skool. Felicity Finch meets head teacher Norma Redfearn , who has transformed West Walker Primary School in Newcastle upon Tyne into a thriving success and made it the focal point for the local community. Producers Rebecca Nicholson and Cathy Drysdale (R)


Unknown: Felicity Finch
Unknown: Norma Redfearn
Producers: Rebecca Nicholson
Producers: Cathy Drysdale

: In Business

Clash Management. International company rows can cost millions and take years to resolve in the courts. Peter Day argues that there is a better way Of tackling a crisis. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley with next week's political headlines. Including 10.45 On the Road Cancer survival rates are higher in the United States. The Science and Technology select committee discovers Why. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Editor: John Evans

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

JK Rowling, creator of Harry Potter , chooses her favourite pieces of poetry and prose - from Roddy Doyle to Vladimir NabOkOV. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Harry Potter
Unknown: Roddy Doyle
Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov.

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