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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From the church of St Nicholas, Newbury.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Wrestling and Resting: In conversation with Philip Roderick of Contemplatives in Action and founder of the Quiet Garden Trust, Mark Tully asks if the differences between contemplation and action in the spiritual life are as clear-cut as one might think. Producer BeverleyMcAinsh Repeated 11.30pm


Unknown: Philip Roderick
Unknown: Mark Tully

: The Living World

Herons. In the last of the current series,
Lionel Kellewayvisits a large heronry at the Northward Hill RSPB reserve in Kent.
Producer Joanne Stevens


Unknown: Lionel Kellewayvisits
Producer: Joanne Stevens

: Sunday

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Rosen presents an appeal on behalf ofthe National Pyramid Trust.
DONATIONS: [address removed] Credit-card donations: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated 9.26pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

The Mirror of Perfection. Canon Martin Shaw visits Assisi to explore the life of St Francis. Producer Stephen Shipley


Producer: Stephen Shipley

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Rptdfrom Fh


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

With Eddie Mair.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is one of the founding members of Pink Floyd -the guitarist David Gilmour. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened


Guitarist: David Gilmour.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Quote ... Unquote

Nigel Rees presents the popular literary quiz. With
Dr Simon Thurley , Mitchell Symons , Simon Brettand Michael Coveney. The reader is William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Dr Simon Thurley
Unknown: Mitchell Symons
Unknown: Simon Brettand
Unknown: Michael Coveney.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Food Programme

Women's Institute. For Mothering Sunday,
Sheila Dillon examines the impact of the Women's Institute on British food, its culture and its politics.
Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Wells

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Law of the Amazon

In the second part of his journey down the Amazon Clive Anderson joins the hunt for illegal loggers. Producer Sara Jane Hall
Female preserve: page 31


Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are in the potting-shed answering questions sent in by post. Chaired by Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened


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

: Behind the Taverna

5: Tenerife. In the final programme of the series Brett Westwood follows the tourist buses up
Tenerife's famous volcano and finds out why most of the wildlife here is found nowhere else in the world. Producer Caroline Williams


Unknown: Brett Westwood
Producer: Caroline Williams

: Classic Serial: Brideshead Revisited

By Evelyn Waugh. Adapted for radio in four parts by Jeremy Front. 4: Charles is overwhelmed by meeting Julia again on board ship, butwill his relationship with the Marchmain family still prove to bejinxed?
Music by Neil Brand Director Marion Nancarrow Repeated on Saturday READER OFFER: The new dramatisation of Brideshead Revisited can be purchased from the RT Shop for £1 1 .99 for the audio cassette and £13.99 for the CD. To order your copy send a cheque payable to RT Shop stating which format you require, to[address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate).


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh.
Music By: Neil Brand
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Charles: Ben Miles
Sebastian: Jamie Bamber
MrRyder: Benjamin Whltrow
Lord Marchmain: Edward Petherbridge
Julia: Anne-Marie Duff
Celia: Eve Best
Brideshead: Toby Jones
Rex: William Hope
Cordelia: Abby Ford
Boy Mulcaster: Tom Smith
Anthony: Geoffrey Streatfeild
Cara: Liza Sadovy
NannyHawkins: Ann Beach
Wilcox/Hooper: Andrew Wincott
Father MacKay: Jonathan Keeble
Doctor: Sean Baker

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to the writers Rachel Cusk and Kathryn Harrison about their new books, both of which focus on the relationship between mothers and their children.
Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm
April's Bookclub: An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Rachel Cusk
Unknown: Kathryn Harrison
Producer: Erin Riley
Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge

: Word on the Street

The final programme in the series goes to West Yorkshire, Ted Hughes 's birthplace. Jackie Kay meets fellow poet and Yorkshire man
Simon Armitage in Mytholmroyd, where Hughes grew up, and then travels to Hebden Bridge to meet poet
Amanda Dalton. Producer Polly Thomas Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Amanda Dalton.
Producer: Polly Thomas

: A Glow in the Dark

Gerry Northam talks to former smugglers, investigators and experts to weigh up the chances that nuclear contraband has got into the hands of terrorists. If the threat is real, can the international community prevent the use of a weapon of mass destruction by terrorists?
Producer Rami Tzabar Repeated from Tuesday


Talks: Gerry Northam
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: The Human Face of God

4: Bishop Joe Aldred , the fourth speaker in this series of talks for Lent, sees God with a black face. Producer Norman Winter Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Joe Aldred

: Pick of the Week

Emily Buchanan presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio overthe past seven days.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) FAX: [number removed] Email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Emily Buchanan
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Happy families at Home Farm.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap& Flannel with Alison Graham : page 35


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 it

Barney Harwood shares a special box of chocolates with chocolate expert Damien Allsop and gets busy in the kitchen making chocolate brownies. Plus the third episode of Dream Master by Theresa Breslin. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Damien Allsop
Unknown: Theresa Breslin.

: Lord Emsworth Entertains

Classic Blandings stories byPG Wodehouse , abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury and read by Alan Titchmarsh. 3: Company for Gertrude
The Hon Freddie Threepwood actstofurtherthe romance between his cousin Gertrude and his old friend Beefy Bingham. Producer Fiona McLean


Stories By: Pg Wodehouse
Abridged By: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Alan Titchmarsh.
Unknown: Freddie Threepwood
Unknown: Beefy Bingham.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT
Fax: [number removed] Phone: [number removed] Email: feedback@bbc.co.uk
Producer Margaret Budy Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Margaret Budy

: How Tickled Am I?

The last in the series profiling Northern comedians of the past. 4:Harry Worth. Harry Worth worked as a miner in Barnsley before his talent for comedy came to the fore during the Second World War. His gently dithering characterisations charmed the nation on both radio and television. Mark Radcliffe pays tribute. Producer Libby Cross


Unknown: Harry Worth
Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Producer: Libby Cross

: Money BOX

Repeat of yesterday 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeat of 7.55am

: Analysis

A Silver Lining. With people in the West living longer than ever before, the conventional wisdom is that we're doomed to an impoverished future. But Diane Coyle asks if the prophets of gloom have got it wrong. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Diane Coyle

: The Westminster Hour

A look at the pol itics of the next seven days with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Hoggart's
Week. Simon Hoggart presents a light-hearted look behind the political events of last week.
Editor John Evans Hoggart 's Week repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Editor: John Evans Hoggart

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents the intelligent guide to the wide world of learning. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Songs My Mother Taught Me

The second of two programmes looking at music and childhood. With Michael Rosen. Producer Jim Clarke


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Producer: Jim Clarke

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