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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Olave Hart in London.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

One Path orMany?As a new multi-faith centre opens in Derby, Mark Tully considers the challenges and opportunities it will face.
Producer BeverleyMcAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully

: On Your Farm

Topical issues. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Ringo Starr appeals on behalf of a charity which aims to raise awareness of the resurgence of tuberculosis in Britain, and to support anti-TB work in the developing world.
Producer Laurence Gnssell. DONATIONS: TB Alert, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm
8.00 News


Unknown: Ringo Starr
Producer: Laurence Gnssell.

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Son of David. The first of four services for Advent, from the Chapel of King's College, London, with seasonal music from the Chapel Choir. Led by the Chaplain, the Rev Tim Ditchfield. Preacher: the Dean of King's, the Rev Dr Richard Burridge. Director of music: David Trendell.
ProducerPhilipBillson E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tim Ditchfield.
Unknown: Dr Richard Burridge.
Music: David Trendell.

: Letter from America

With AlistairCook, Rptd from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is the RtHon
William Hague , MP for Richmond. He talks to Sue Lawley about his rapid rise within the Conservative party and his aspirations now he is no longer the leader. Producer Miranda Birch.
CD BOXED SET: A 3CD boxed set. The Very Best of Desert Island Discs, is on sale through all good music retailers priced £14.99.


Unknown: William Hague
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The alternative to panel games. Repeated from Monday
B8C RADIO COLLECTION: I'm Sorry/Haven 't a C/ue isavailable on cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

: The Food Programme

This year has seen a bumper crop of books which promise to teach everything you need to know about cooking. To discover whether any of them work, Simon Parkes puts a pile of them through their paces, while Sheila Dillon nominates her cookbook Of the year. Producer Dixi Stewart. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Dixi Stewart.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Soul Music

Series exploring pieces of music known for their emotivity. 3: You'll Never Walk Alone. A study of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein Ill 's show-stopper from Carousel. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Oscar Hammerstein Ill
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Anne Swithinbank and Carole Baxter are answering some of the questions posed by gardeners from Royal Deeside. And Roy Lancaster is at Westonbirt Arboretum. With Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor.


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Carole Baxter
Unknown: Royal Deeside.
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Westonbirt Arboretum.
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Growing the Growers

Caroline Beck tours around English gardens and finds out about gardeners'training schemes.
3: Chris Turner - Biddulph Grange , Staffordshire. A trip to the garden Chris Turner enjoyed as a child and trained in as an adult on the National Trust's
Careership Scheme.
Producer Angela Sherwin. Series Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Caroline Beck
Unknown: Chris Turner
Unknown: Biddulph Grange
Unknown: Chris Turner
Producer: Angela Sherwin.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: Classic Serial: The Woman in White: 4

Concluding Martyn Wade's dramatisation of Wilkie Collins's classic Victorian thriller.

Laura and Walter have been reunited but their happiness is marred by the fact that both their lives are in danger.
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)

BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is available on audio cassette from all good retailers and from [web address removed]. Call [number removed]


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: Martyn Wade
Director: Cherry Cookson
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Walter: Toby Stephens
Marian: Juliet Aubrey
Laura: Emily Bruni
Sir Percival: Jeremy Clyde
Count Fosco: Philip Voss
Mme Fosco: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Anne: Alice Hart
Mr Gilmore: Sean Baker
Frederick: Edward Petherbridge
Pesca: Loan Meredith
Mrs Michelson: Carolyn Pickles
Mr Dawson: Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Rubelle: Richenda Carey

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a studio audience meet novelist Nick Hornby to discuss About a Boy - his insight into laddishness, masculine wish-fulfilment, fear and love. Repeated Thursday 4pm.
January's Bookclub: The Falls and Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin


Presenter: James Naughtie
Guest: Nick Hornby
Producer: Karen Holden

: Talking Cello

Poet Pete Morgan and cellist Tony Moore both have a well established following in their respected fields, but here they describe their new and stimulating artistic collaboration, with a performance from the Shed in North Yorkshire which includes the first outing of a new poem and setting called A Passionate Adventure. Producer Viv Beeby. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Pete Morgan
Unknown: Tony Moore
Producer: Viv Beeby.

: File on 4

Current affairs series. Repeated from Tuesday

: African Lessons

David Walter asks a group of African politicians whether it is possible to import to the UK their seemingly better connection with the electorate. Producer Lucy Ash. Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: David Walter
Producer: Lucy Ash.

: Pick of the Week

Liz Barclay presents her selection of highlights from BBC radio over the last seven days.
Producer Anne Bristow. PHONE: [number removed]. FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Producer: Anne Bristow.

: The Archers

Neil and turkeys dO not mix. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 30


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine. This week Go 4/tjoins the jury at the Cinemagic Young People's film festival in Belfast. William Nicholson reads the fifth episode of his book The Windsinger, and there's a hot pot of jokes and competitions. With Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gf


Unknown: Matt Smith.
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's history of Britain. The reader is Robert Powell. Episode 29: 1944, D-Day, Education, and the Birth ofthe UN. Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb box sets. Two books to accompanythe series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


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

: A World in Your Ear

A new six-part series of international radio highlights. Emily Buchanan looks at how the world's radio stations went into overdrive over the terrorist attacks Of 11 September. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Emily Buchanan

: Law in Action

Series tackling large and small legal issues without small print or expensive fees. Repeated from Friday

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

: Analysis

Frances Cairncross asks if flexible working from home is a healthy reintegration or a new threat to family life. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Frances Cairncross

: The Westminster Hour

The politics of the next seven days, with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Brandreth on Office Gyles Brandreth explains what goes on in the Commons jungle when you finally arrive in Westminster: where to sit, the minefield of procedure and the constituency grind. Editor John Evans.
Brandreth on Office: For details see


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Editor: John Evans.

: A Good Read

The first in a new series in which guests discuss theirfavourite bOOk. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Playing Stalin's Tune

Bridget Kendall presents a three-part series examining the relationship between music and politics in the Soviet Union. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Bridget Kendall
Unknown: Soviet Union.
Producer: Martin Smith

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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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