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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary , Warnbrook. Somerset.


Unknown: Virgin Mary

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

The Green Man. Mark Tully explores the symbolism of the "green man" - the pagan image of a male head made of oak leaves that adorns medieval churches and cathedrals throughout Europe. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

The topical farming programme.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Sunday

Edward Stourton with the religious and ethical news Of the week. Series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Chris Bonington appeals on behalf of a medical development charity which works to restore heaitn, hope and dignity to people affected by leprosy
Producer Laurence Grissell
DONATIONS: The British Leprosy Relief Association. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS:
Freephone [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Chris Bonington
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Sunday Worship

The first of a special series for Lent looking at personal relationships. The preacher is
Jean Vanier , author and founder of the L'Arche faith communities for people with learning difficulties. some of whom lead the worshiptoday. From the North Bank Centre. Muswell Hill, London. Leader Rev David Mullins. With the Berkshire Youth Choir. Producer Philip Billson E MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uK


Unknown: Jean Vanier
Unknown: David Mullins.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Sunday morning's fresh approach to news.
Presented by Gyles Brandreth. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Gyles Brandreth.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

This week, Sue Lawley's castaway is award-winning writer Kazuo Ishiguro. Titles such as When We Were
Orphans, An Artist of the Floating World and the Booker prize-winning The Remains of the Day have made him a household name all overthe world He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.
Producer Miranda Birch. Shortened at 9am.
CD BOXED SET: A3-CD boxed set. The Very Best of Desert Island Discs, is on sale through all good music retailers


Unknown: Kazuo Ishiguro.
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons whisks the panel off to the King's theatre. Southsea. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Volume 5 of Just a Minute is available on audio cassette from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon celebrates seaweed, sea moss ana sea lettuce. Why is ourtaste forthese highly nutritious low-cost foodstuffs on the wane? Find out from the last commercial seaweed picker in the South West and the doyenne of Irish cookery Darina Allen.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson Extended 4pm


Unknown: Darina Allen.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Inside the Judiciary

Another chance to hear Clive Anderson 's investigation of the country'sjudiciary. This week the microphones follow three trainee judges on the gruelling training sessions which new appointees must undergo.
Producer Michael Waldman


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Michael Waldman

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , John Cushnie and Nigel Colborn answer some of the questions posed by members of the Women's Institute Border Group in Malpas, Cheshire. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm.


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

: The Border Ballads

Love death murder and mystery are all ingredients this week as Michael Tickell explores the tale of The Twa Corbies. Andrew Greig explains the power this story has for him and why it inspired one of his novels. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Michael Tickell
Unknown: Andrew Greig
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Classic Serial: The Charterhouse of Parma: 1

By Stendhal. Dramatised in two episodes by Felicity Hayes-McCoy.
As Fabrice hides from his father's spies in the belfry of Father Blanes, he tells the story of his adventures at the Battle of Waterloo.
Repeated Saturday 9pm


Author: Stendahl
Dramatised by: Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Original music composed by: Sian Burns
Director: Lawrence Jackson
Gina: Helen McCrory
Mosca: Ciaran Hinds
Fabrice: Andrew Scott
Blanes: Richard Griffiths
Clelia: Emilia Fox
Giletti: James Ellis
Gaoler's Wife/Marietta: Anne-Marie Duff
Margot: Sheila Mitchell
Mosca's spy: Paul Chahidi
Gaoler/Sergeant: Roger May
Lady Gossip: Shuna Snow
The Marquise: Marcella Riordan

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter looks at what's happening in the world of books and Claire Armitstead , literary editor of The Guardian, picks the week's best paperbacks. Producer Fiona McLean Repeated Thursday 4pm
March's Bookclub: Music and Silence by Rose Tremain
April's Bookclub: The Remains of the Dayby Kazuo Ishiguro


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Claire Armitstead
Producer: Fiona McLean
Unknown: Dayby Kazuo Ishiguro

: Fine Lines

Poetry and conversation with Christopher Cook and guests Selima Hill , winner of this year's Whitbread poetry prize, and Irish poet Matthew Sweeny. Producer Susan Roberts. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Selima Hill
Unknown: Matthew Sweeny.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: Hie on 4

Can Government targets for improvement in the NHS ever be met? Presented by Jolyon Jenkins. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Jolyon Jenkins.

: Jesus through Jewish Eyes

I the first of six programmes before Easter in which adherents of different faiths reflect on who Jesus was and is for them, Clive Lawton , of the Jewish adult education movement Limmud, considers
Jesus the Jew. Producer Norman Winter Rptd Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Clive Lawton

: Pick of the Week

Michael Rosen presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Neil George
PHONE: [number removed](24 hours) FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Neil George

: The Archers

Eddie's s got a new enterprise. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 28


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Matt Smith discusses the latest audio books and Teresa Gallagher reads the third episode of Because ofWinn Dixie by Kate Di Camillo. E-MAIL: gfi@bbe.co.uk Producer Jo Daykin Series producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Matt Smith
Unknown: Teresa Gallagher
Unknown: Kate Di Camillo.
Producer: Jo Daykin
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: Dynasties

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series that explores the roles certain powerful families have played in British history. 3: The Despensers. Greedy, corrupt and self-seeking, the Despensers' influence duringthe reign of Edward II was mercifully short-lived, but it was a colourful time in British history. Producer Pete Atkin.
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 accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


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

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins looks at the difficulties encountered in enforcing new rights at work. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

In Trust We Trust. Peter Day investigates how companies retain that vital component of their Success: trust. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Tales from the Cutting Room Bill Deedes. Michael Cockerell relates his encounters with the grand old man of Fleet Street. Editor John Evans Tales from the Cutting Room: Producer Manisha Vadhia Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Bill Deedes.
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Editor: John Evans

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurveS. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Concord of Sweet Sound

The first of two programmes in which a panel of guests from the arts world discusses with Humphrey Carpenterthe attraction Shakespeare's work holds for composers and musicians.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenterthe

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