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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St David's, Moreton in the Marsh, Gloucestershire.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service colour and analysis from BBC correspondents worldwide. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Become as Little Children. "Put away childish things" St Paul told the Corinthians. Good advice? This week Fergal Keane weighs up the pros and cons of being Childlike. Producer Ronni Davis. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: St Paul
Producer: Ronni Davis.

: On Your Farm

Another topical episode ofthe farming programme. Producer Hugh 0'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

The religious and ethical news of the week, presented by Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Cliff Richard speaks on behalf of a charity which aims to preserve and protect the health ofthe public by promoting research into the causes of neurodegenerative diseases.
Producer Jayne Egerton. DONATIONS: The Alzheimer's Research Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Cliff Richard
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Festival Eucharist from St John 's Church, Buxton, sung to Mozart's Mass in B Flat, K275, by the Buxton Madrigal Singers and soloists from the Buxton Opera Festival, conducted by Michael Williams. Celebrant the Rev Patricia Freeth , with the Rev Jim Norton. Preacher Baroness Shirley Williams. Organist Andrew Cummings.


Unknown: St John
Conducted By: Michael Williams.
Unknown: Patricia Freeth
Unknown: Jim Norton.
Organist: Baroness Shirley Williams.
Organist: Andrew Cummings.

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Conversation about the big stories ofthe week, presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Soap and flannel: page 24

: Desert Island Discs

Ex-BBC foreign correspondent and former Independent MPforTatton, Martin Bell , is Sue Lawley'sguest this week. Producer Miranda Birch. Shortened 9am


Unknown: Martin Bell
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons is joined in Brighton by Julian Clary , Jenny Eclair , Clement Freud and Paul Merton for the panel game that challenges even the most loquacious of guests. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Volume oUust a Minute is now available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Merton

: The Food Programme

From the best bacon to bargain bubblies, Sheila Dillon puts the food business through the grinder. Producer Paul Kobrak. Extended 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Paul Kobrak.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Collaborators

A series exploring unusual musical collaborations. Thisweek Dave Gelly meets European jazz aficionado Barbara Thompson and world-renowned percussionist Evelyn Glennie , who talk about their project,
Rhythms of the Gods, a musical tone poem heavily influenced by Greek music. Producer Anne Bri stow


Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Barbara Thompson
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Producer: Anne Bri

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Bob Rowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by members of Shamwick Gardening Club in Devon, while Bunny Guinness sets the team to work laying paths and paving as work progresses on the programme's garden at
Sparsholt College, Hampshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm


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

: Water Story

Row. The life of a raindrop, the course ofthe Rio
Grande and the flow of water through the centuries -this week, the science, art and poetry of water as it flows through space and time.
Producer Grant Sonnex. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Classic Serial: Justine

The first book in Lawrence Durrell's masterpiece, The Alexandria Quartet, is dramatised in two parts by Carey Harrison. 1: In thirties Egypt, Darley, an impoverished school teacher, falls in love with Justine Hosnani, Alexandrian society woman and wife of one of the richest men in the country.
Director Pam Warden.
Other parts played by members of the cast
Repeated Saturday 9pm


Novel By: Lawrence Durrell
Dramatised: by Carey Harrison
Director: Pam Warden.
Darley: Martin Jarvis
Nessim: Andrew Sachs
Justine: Phyllis Logan
Balthazar: Frank Lazarus
Clea: Souad Faress
Arnauti: Raad Rawi
Pursewarden: Geoffrey Beevers
Melissa: Dido Miles

: Open Book

Laurie Graham joins Charlie Lee Potterto talk about herfunnyand moving novel, The Future Homemakers of America.
Producer Dymphna Flynn. The next Bookclub on 5 August will be The Grass Is Singingby Doris Lessing. Repeated Thursday 4pm


Unknown: Laurie Graham
Unknown: Charlie Lee Potterto
Producer: Dymphna Flynn.
Unknown: Doris Lessing.

: Fine Lines

From Dublin, poetry and conversation with two poets whose work combines sharp wit and social comment: Rita Ann Higgins from Galway and Julie O'Callaghan , who was born in Chicago but is now based in Dublin. Presented by Christopher Cook. Producer Susan Roberts. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Rita Ann Higgins
Unknown: Julie O'Callaghan
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: File on 4

Presented by Jolyon Jenkins. Rptd from Tuesday


Presented By: Jolyon Jenkins.

: Chalkface Lovesongs

The Kids. High stress, low pay, poor status -why stay in teaching? A cross-section of teachers recall the moments which remind them why the job is so worthwhile. With Ann Dodd and Ian Whitwham.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Ann Dodd
Unknown: Ian Whitwham.
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Pick of the Week

A selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days, presented byTrixie Rawlinson. Editor Richard Bannerman. PHONE: [number removed]
FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Editor: Richard Bannerman.

: The Archers

Lilian is no Juliet. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

This week on the children's programme budding young athletes meet Denise Lewis , there's an interview with the winner of this year's Carnegie Medal, and Tom George reads from
Michael Morpurgo 's Kensuke's Kingdom. Plus jokes and competitions. Presented by Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi


Unknown: Denise Lewis
Unknown: Tom George
Unknown: Michael Morpurgo
Presented By: Matt Smith.
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. 1914. The UVF and the Outbreak of War 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].


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

: Feedback

Presented by Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Roger Bolton.

: Word of Mouth

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


Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

Right, Left or Centre? Britain's Conservative Party is trying to regroup aftertwo disastrous election defeats. But can the Tories reinvent themselves for the 21st century? Can Conservative philosophy adapt to liberal social values and a multicultural society? John Kampfner investigates. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: John Kampfner

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 The Ones that Got Away.
Editor John Evans. The Ones that GotAwayrepeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Editor: John Evans.

: The Learning Curve

Presented by Winifred Robinson. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Distant Chords

The second of three programmes exploring the hidden musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain. Yemeni Echoes in a Northern Town
This week Reem Kelani hears songs dating back hundreds of years when she visits the Yemeni COmmunityin Sheffield. Producer NeilMcCarthy(R)


Unknown: Reem Kelani

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