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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary llmington in Winchester.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

An Exacting Joy. For Remembrance Sunday Mark Tully talksto Dame Cicely Saunders, pioneer ofthe modern hospice movement, about the possibility of discovering hope in the depths of suffering and grief. Producer Bevertey McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm

Contributors

Talksto: Mark Tully
Unknown: Dame Cicely
Producer: Bevertey McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

Anothertopical episode ofthe farming programme. Producer Hugh O'Donnell

Contributors

Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week.
Producer Bernadette McConnell. E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Bernadette McConnell.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Mark Tully speaks on behalf of acharily which supports those from the Indian subcontinent, Africa and the West Indies who served in the two World Wars. Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: Memorial Gates Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS:
[number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Anne Downing.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Colin Semper reflects on deep remembering. A group of old soldiers waiting forthe Queen
Mother at the Garden of Remembrance showed each other photos and medals. Oneofthemsaid, "It's only when we get home and sit by the fire that we do the real remembering!" With
Winchester Cathedral Choir, directed by David Hill.

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Semper
Directed By: David Hill.

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: The Archers

: Ceremony of Remembrance

Nicholas Witchell sets the scene from the Cenotaph in Whitehall for one of the most solemn moments in our national life. You can hear all the traditional music of Remembrance, from Rule Britannia and Heart of Oak, to Nimrod, the Supreme Sacrifice and, afterthe chimes of Big Ben, the Last Post. The March Pastfollows, during which former BBC Defence Correspondent Christopher Lee shares with those who fought in the Battle of Britain, memories of friends who did not return. Producer Philip Billson

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Philip Billson

: Any Mother's Son

In 1916, on the Western Front, army chaplain David Railton came across a simple grave marked with a white cross bearing the inscription: "An unknown British soldier." It planted in his mind an idea that led, on 11 November 1920, to the burial of an unknown soldier in Westminster Abbey. This is the story of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior on its 80th anniversary.

Contributors

Unknown: David Railton
Unknown: Westminster Abbey.

: Quote ... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are Michele Brown ,
Valerie Grove , Brian Sibley and Robert Tear. Rptd from Monday

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Michele Brown
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Robert Tear.

: The Food Programme

From hoof to plate, seed to bottle-the programme that investigates how ourfood links with larger cultural, social and economic issues. Producer Rebecca Wells. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Producer: Rebecca Wells.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.

Contributors

Unknown: James Cox.

: All the Rage

David Owen Norris presents afour-part series which evokes a decade in the past through its songs.3: 1810s. Norris looks atthe decade which saw victory at Waterloo and disgrace at Peterloo. With guests Ruth Richardson and Rachel Cowgill. Singer Catherine Bott. Producer Virginia Crompton

Contributors

Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Ruth Richardson
Singer: Rachel Cowgill.
Singer: Catherine Bott.
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric RobSOn. Producer Trevor Taylor. RptdWednesday 3pm

Contributors

Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Ramblings with Clare Balding

Artists Ways. Clare Balding explores the routes that have been the source of inspiration for painters, writers and composers. Buttermere. Wordsworth's biographer Hunter Davies describes the impact Lakeland has had on artists of all generations. The route can be found on OS Outdoor Leisure 4.
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4. PHONE: [number removed] Producer Lucy Lunt

Contributors

Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Classic Serial: The Singapore Grip

The conclusion of Mike Walker 's three-part dramatisation of JGFarrell's classic. As the Japanese invasion of Singapore grows closer, the attention of the heirto the island's huge rubber industry is on the two beautiful women in his life.
Music Felix Jay. Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated Saturday 9pm

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Walker
Music: Felix Jay.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
JGFarrell: Robert Glenister
Matthew: Jonathan Cake
Joan: Samantha Spiro
Vera: Su-Un Looi
Major Archer: John Rowe
Walter: Timothy Bateson
Percival: Barry Foster
Jim: Kenny Blyth
Mr Smith: David Thorpe
ADC: Thomas Arnold

: Open Book

Charlie Lee Potter looks at what is happening in the world of children's books with Julia Eccleshare , children's fiction editor of The Guardian. Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Friday 4pm
The next Bookclubon 3 December will be Graham Swift 's Wateriand

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter
Unknown: Julia Eccleshare
Producer: Fiona McLean.
Unknown: Graham Swift

: Adventures in Poetry

A six-part series exploring the background, effect and lasting appeal of some of our best-loved and most familiar poems. 4: The Sunne Risingby John Donne. Peggy Reynolds enlists writers, poets, schoolboys, Shakespeare, the ancient
Greeks and the caretaker of a very contemporary garden in an exploration of the impact of Donne's sexually charged masterpiece. Producer Sara Davies
Repeated Saturday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Sara Davies

: File on 4

Jolyon Jenkins with major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins

: Ufa with Lemons

Chris Stewart , author of the bestselling Driving Over Lemons, reads the third of four specially written stories about his sheep-filled existence from life on El Valero , his mountain farm in Spain. Producer Sara Jane Hall. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Stewart
Unknown: El Valero
Producer: Sara Jane Hall.

: Pick of the Week

Libby Purves presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Editor Richard Bannerman. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Contributors

Unknown: Libby Purves
Editor: Richard Bannerman.

: The Archers

Caroline wants the lion's share. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Alison Graham 's Soap and Flannel: page 44

Contributors

Unknown: Alison Graham

: Room for Improvement

The series which offers you the perfect way to become a better and wiser human being. Laurie Taylor and guests consider different ways of enriching the mind, body and spirit.
Producers Rebecca Nicholson and Jane O'Rourke

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producers: Rebecca Nicholson
Producers: Jane O'Rourke

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the programme that tackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Rptd from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Robot Wars. Experts believe that, in as soon as 50 years, computers will become as intelligent as we are. Peter Day discovers what it might mean forthe humans who will be left behind. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including It's a Funny Old World Editor John Evans
It's 's a Funny Old World repeated Wednesday 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Editor: John Evans

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Award-winningjournalist Fergal Keane presents some of his favourite pieces of prose and poetry - choices which reflect his wide-ranging travels as BBC special correspondent. Readers Eleanor Bron and Christian Rodska. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown: Fergal Keane
Readers: Eleanor Bron
Readers: Christian Rodska.








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