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: World News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England for the Ashes
Commentary on the closing stages of the fourth day's play of the Second Test in Adelaide.
For details see yesterday Approximate time

: Bells on Sunday

From St Martin's Church, Eynsford, Kent.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Friends Disunited. Mark Tully explores the psychology Ofthefeud. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

ProducerHugh O'Donnell

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox EMAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

John Humphrys appeals on behalf of Action on Elder Abuse. DONATIONS: Action on Elder Abuse, [address removed] Credit-card donations: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated 9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Led by Rev Dr John Weaverfrom Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff. Music from Cambrensis. Conductor Kelvin Thomas , with accompanists Jeffrey Howard and Jonathan Davies. Producer Roy Jenkins


Conductor: Kelvin Thomas
Accompanists: Jeffrey Howard
Accompanists: Jonathan Davies.
Producer: Roy Jenkins

: Letter from America

With AlistairCooke. RptdfromFri

: Broadcasting House

With Joan Bakewell.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week isthe leader of the Conservative Party, Iain Duncan Smith. He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.


Guest: Iain Duncan Smith
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson
Presenter: Sue Lawley

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

From the Festival Theatre in Malvern. With
Andy Hamilton , Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer and Humphrey Lyttelton , and Colin Sell (piano). Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton

: The Food Programme

Food and Schools. Sheila Dillon looks at how food is being covered in the school curriculum.
Producer Lucinda Montefiore Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm Where school meals are a hit: page 49


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Soldier, Soldier

2: Overthe Hills and Far Away. By Stephen Wyatt. It is 1705 and Sgt Jack Matthews (Chris Donnelly ) is recruiting men to join the Duke of Marlborough's army. Peter Caddick-Adams and Dr Steve Poole provide historical background. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Stephen Wyatt.
Unknown: Jack Matthews
Unknown: Chris Donnelly
Unknown: Peter Caddick-Adams
Unknown: Dr Steve Poole
Producer: Sara Davies

: Gardeners' Question Time

Matthew Biggs , Bob Flowerdew and Roy Lancaster answer questions posed by gardeners in Nottinghamshire. And atthe GQTgarden John Cushnie demonstrates how to take hardwood cuttings, Pippa Greenwood plants raspberries and Roy Lancaster reveals some special plants. Chaired by Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: New Shoots, Old Tips

2: Boundaries of Taste. Caroline Holmes looks at methods recommended by horticultural writers of the past to protect their gardens from neighbours. Producer Mukti Jain Campion


Unknown: Caroline Holmes
Producer: Mukti Jain Campion

: Classic Serial: Just So Stories

Adelightful retelling of Rudyard Kipling 's ingenious tales of how the world was made. Find out how the elephant got its trunk, how the camel got its hump and the havoc that can be caused when two butterflies argue. Dramatised by Nandita Ghose.
Other parts played by members of the cast
Music Ansell BroderickDirector Geni Hall-Kenny Rptd Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By: Nandita Ghose.
Director: Geni Hall-Kenny
Kipling: James Fleet
Josephine: Alice Ford
Carrie/Ayah.Balkis: Sakuntala Ramanee
Magician/crocodile/Tegumai: Trevor Laird
Djinn/Man.Sulieman: Paul Sharma
Camel/Crab/Snake/Butterfly: Lestyn Jones
Elephant's Child/Butterfly: Elry Thomas

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup presents a roundup of this year's Children's books. Producer Fiona McLean RepeatedThu4pm


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Adventures in Poetry: 2: Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold

Arnold's much loved and quoted poem is a great meditation on Victorian faith and religious doubt, but it also has great relevance for our time, as Peggy Reynolds and her guests discover when they explore its resonances over the years.
(Rptd Saturday at 11.30 pm)


Presenter: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Sara Davies

: File on 4

Gerry Northam reports on major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Around Whicker's World

The last of three talks in which Alan Whicker revisits some of the people, places and events that have made a particular impression on him during 60 years of globetrotting. 3: A Better Sort of Make-believe. Alan Whicker infiltrates the exclusive community of Palm Beach, Florida, home to the unimaginably rich. ProducerClareCsonka Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Alan Whicker

: Pick of the Week

Pippa Greenwood presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) Fax: [number removed] Email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Stir-up Sunday. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 52


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 it

This week Barney Harwood goes up the wall - a climbing wall at the Welsh International Climbing
Centre. Then he gets back to nature when he visits the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Llanelli. Plus the fourth part of Dial a Ghost by Eva Ibbotson. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: gfl@bbc.co.uk

: This Sceptred Isle: The 20th Century

1992: Oldies, Speculators and Labour Falls Again Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb boxed sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books. www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Feedback

Roger Bolton rifles through BBC Radio's mailbag. WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT, Phone:
[number removed], Fax: [number removed], or Email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday 1.30pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Radio Roots

Russell Davies look back at the early careers of our most popular performers before they were famous. 3: Jon Pertwee. The readers are Jon Glover and Sally Grace. Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Jon Pertwee.
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Sally Grace.
Producer: Richard Edis

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

A Church That Matters? As a new Archbishop of Canterburytakes up office, Anglicans have hopes of revived prestige for the established church. And the Church of England still intends to exert an influence in many areas of politics and society. But the institution Rowan Williams will lead faces paralysing disputes over sexual morality and biblical authority.
Andrew Brown asks whetherthe church can rise above them and continue to matter in our national life. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Andrew Brown

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsleytakes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at:
10.45 In the Think-tanks Dennis Sewell visits the leading think-tanks in London and Washington to find out what makes the policy experts, or "wonks", tick. Editor John Evans In the Think-tanks: Producer Zillah Watson Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsleytakes
Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Editor: John Evans
Producer: Zillah Watson

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurves. RptdfromTue

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England for the Ashes
Commentary on the fifth and final day's play in the Second Test in Adelaide.
For details see yesterday 5.43am

: Moral Notes

Simon Brett explores how aspects of morality are reflected in popular song from the early 19th century Until today. 1: Family Life Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Simon Brett

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