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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary, with St Faith and St Francis, Alverstoke in Hampshire.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service colour and analysis from BBC correspondents worldwide. ProducerMikePopham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

No Easy Answers. An exploration of the spiritual questions that arise in the face of human suffering. Mark Tully talks to the Rev Barbara Baisley about her struggle to come to terms with cancer. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm

Contributors

Talks: Mark Tully
Unknown: Barbara Baisley
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

Anothertopical episode of the 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. Series producer Liz Leonard

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Pat Cash speaks on behalf of a charity dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world.
Producer Mohini Patel. DONATIONS: GOAL UK, [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: Freephone
[number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm

Contributors

Producer: Mohini Patel.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Holy This Earth, Where Unamazed We Dwell.
Bishop Bill Ind celebrates the natural world and - in the company of the Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall - ponders our own place in God's creation. With the Very Rev Michael Moxon and Truro Cathedral Choir directed by Andrew Nethsingha. Organist
Christopher Gray. E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Ind
Unknown: Michael Moxon
Directed By: Andrew Nethsingha.
Organist: Christopher Gray.

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House from 9.30

Conversation about the big stories of the week, presented by Jeremy Vine.

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Vine
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. from 10.45 Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham : page 24

Contributors

Unknown: Alison Graham

: Test Match Special - the Ashes

(or until close of play)
England v Australia
Commentary on the fourth day's play of the First npower Test. Including News at 1.15 and Call the Commentators at 1.18. 'Approximate times

: Desert Island Discs

Folk singer and songwriter Peggy Seeger is Sue Lawley's guest this week. Producer Miranda Birch.

Contributors

Songwriter: Peggy Seeger
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The antidote to panel games, with Tim Brooke -Taylor, Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Repeated from Monday BBC RADIO COLLECTION: There are six different I'm Sorry I Haven 't a Clue audio cassettes available now from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Brooke
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon goes in search of deep-sea treasure - scallops. Producer Rebecca Wells.

Contributors

Producer: Rebecca Wells.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.

Contributors

Unknown: James Cox.

: The Collaborators

Four programmes exploring unusual musical collaborations where people of differing talents have combined their skills. Today Dave Gelly looks at singer Stacey Kent and her jazz saxophonist musical partner Jim Tomlinson. Producer Anne Bristow

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Gelly
Singer: Stacey Kent
Unknown: Jim Tomlinson.
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bunny Guinness and Roy Lancaster answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor.

Contributors

Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Water Story

The Source. A lotus flower floating on a lake, water from the stars, and a holy well in an old walled garden. The first of a five-part series combining art, science and traditional stories about water goes in search of the source. Producer Grant Sonnex. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Classic Serial: My Family and Other Animals

Gerald Durrell 's comic classic about his childhood on the island of Corfu. Dramatised by Janys Chambers . In this concluding part Gerry's animal collection increases to such an extent that the family's chaotic Christmas party gets totally out of hand. Director Polly Thomas. Repeated Saturday 9pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: My Family and Other Animals is available now from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Dramatised By: Janys Chambers
Director: Polly Thomas.
Gerry: Adam Usden
Adult Gerry: Will Tacey
Mother: Celia Imrle
Larry: Toby Jones
Margo: Anna Kirke
Leslie: Paul Hunter
Spiro: Andreas Markos
Lugaretzia: Katia David
Jonquil: Katia David
Dr Androuchelli: Graeme Hawley
Michael: Graeme Hawley
Kosti: Graeme Hawley

: Open Book

Barbara Kingsolver discusses her latest novel, Prodigal Summer, with Charlie Lee Potter. Producer Fiona McLean. The next Bookclubon 5 August will be The Grass Is Singingtiy Doris Lessing. Repeated Thursday 4pm

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Kingsolver
Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter.
Producer: Fiona McLean.
Unknown: Doris Lessing.

: Fine Lines

Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis celebrates watching her American cousin repairthe Hubble space telescope, and Michael Symmons Roberts looks back to growing up in the shadow of the nuclear base at Greenham Common. With Christopher Cook. Producer Susan Roberts. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Gwyneth Lewis
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: Hie on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad, presented by Liz Carney. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Presented By: Liz Carney.

: Chalkface Lovesongs

Books. High stress, low pay, poor status - why stay in teaching? In three programmes, a cross-section of teachers recall the moments which remind them why the job is so worthwhile. With Lynne Fox and Grainne Tobin. Producer Beaty Rubens. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Lynne Fox
Unknown: Grainne Tobin.
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Pick of the Week

The week's BBC Radio highlights with Connie St Louis. Producer Andrew Barnes. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Contributors

Producer: Andrew Barnes.

: The Archers

Ed shows lots of drive. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

This week on the children's programme Matt Smith looks at what summer sports are on offer; he hears about the list of children's books up for this year's
Carnegie Medal; he talks to Michael Bond , creator of Paddington Bear, about his new book; and Tom George reads from Michael Morpurgo 's Kensuke's Kingdom. Plus jokes and competitions. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman EMAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi

Contributors

Unknown: Matt Smith
Unknown: Michael Bond
Unknown: Tom George
Unknown: Michael Morpurgo
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's history series of the story of Britain. Reader Robert Powell. 1912-13. Ireland, Suffragettes and the Role ofthe Monarch. Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio casettes and compact discs, as well as superb box sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Reader: Robert Powell.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Word of Mouth

The programme about words and the way we speak, With Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

No Thanks forthe Memory. Memories can play tricks, but they also inform beliefs, shape politics and policy and create identities. Historian
Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks how we can use them well. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 It's a Funny Old World.
Editor John Evans. It's aFunny Old Woridrepeated Wednesday 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Editor: John Evans.

: The Learning Curve

Presented by Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Presented By: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Distant Chords

The first of three programmes exploring the hidden musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain, presented by Palestinian singer Reem Kelani.
Can You Stop the Birds Singing?Pro6ucer Neil McCarthy

Contributors

Singer: Reem Kelani.
Unknown: Neil McCarthy








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