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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Peter 's Church, Tiverton, Devon.


Unknown: St Peter

: Chalkface Lovesongs

Teachers give their reasons for staying in a low-paid, low-status job. Producer BeatyRuoens(R)

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Many a Secret Place. Writer Penelope Lively considers the concept of public and private secrecy. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Penelope Lively
Producer: Ronni Davis

: On Your Farm

Another slice of real country life.
Producer Steve Peacock


Producer: Steve Peacock

: Sunday

With Jane Little. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Jane Little.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Esther Rantzen makes an appeal on behalf of the Association of Young People with ME.
Donations: [address removed] Credit Cards [number removed]
Producer Sally Ratman Repeated 9.26pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Producer: Sally Ratman

: Sunday Worship

From St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh. Led bythe Dean, the Very Rev Herbert Cassidy. Preacher Archbishop Robin Eames. With the Charles Wood Singers. Producer BertTosh


Unknown: Herbert Cassidy.
Unknown: Robin Eames.

: Letter from America

With Al i Sta i r Cooke. Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

( from 9.15) Mark Mardell presents a fresh approach to the news. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Mark Mardell
Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
Commentary on the fourth day's play at Headingley.
Including at 12.45 Call the Commentators and at
3.30 At the Bookstall.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Reunion

Sue MacGregor talks to designers and architects from the 1951 Festival of Britain about the impact the festival had on their lives. Producer Louise Adamson


Producer: Louise Adamson

: Just a Minute

From the Essex coast, with Nicholas Parsons in the chair and panellists Ross Noble , Jenny Eclair , Tony Hawks and Clement Freud. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ross Noble
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Clement Freud.

: The Food Programme

3: The Democratisation of Food. How what we eat and the way we eat has transcended the class system. Producer Pam Rutherford Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm How much do you spend on eggs?: page 32

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Living with Wait

The town of Celebration was built and founded by Disney in 1994 in the swamps of Florida. Thousands of Disneyphiles came from across the USA to live the dream but there is now increasing dissent at its authoritarian rule. Dylan Wintertravels to Florida to hear both Sides Of the Story. Producer Jolyon Jenkins (R)


Unknown: Dylan Wintertravels
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Cornwall. Eric Robson is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor


Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: The Philosopher, the Fish and the Dove

Geoffrey Palmer continues the series celebrating the life and work of Izaak Walton , author of The Compleat Angler. 5: Chub.With angler Graham Marsden. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Izaak Walton
Unknown: Graham Marsden.

: Classic Serial: The Book of Love

A two-part dramatisation of William Hazlitt 's Liber Amoris , by Martyn Wade. The artist and essayist William Hazlitt was 43 when he fell passionately in love with a young woman half his age. He became paranoid, jealous and totally single-minded in pursuit of her. 1: A Little Less Than an Angel Producer/director Marilyn Imrie Repeated Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: William Hazlitt
Unknown: Liber Amoris
Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Unknown: William Hazlitt
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Hazlitt: Tim McLnnerny
Sarah: Claire Skinner
Mrs Hazlitt: Alison Steadman
Mrs Walker: Imelda Staunton
Patmore: Julian Wadham
Fenwick: William Houston
Cranstoun: John Bett

: Open Book

Jenny Colgan visits the Edinburgh International Book Festival and talks to authors Kate Atkinson and James Buchan , both of whom have used the city in theirworks. Producer Thomas Morris Repeated Thursday 4pm September Bookclub: Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally.


Unknown: Jenny Colgan
Unknown: Kate Atkinson
Unknown: James Buchan
Producer: Thomas Morris
Unknown: Thomas Keneally.

: Word on the Street

Jackie Kay travels to London to meet poets Mimi Khalvati , born inTehran, and Choman Hardi , who came to England from Southern Kurdistan in 1993. Both talk about living in London and the effect displacement has had on their work. Producer Susan Roberts Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Mimi Khalvati
Unknown: Choman Hardi
Producer: Susan Roberts

: Policing the Future

Is the new reformed Police Service of Northern Ireland and its young Catholic recruits are finally winning over some of the UK's most hostile neighbourhoods, without alienating the Protestants. Repeated from Tuesday

: The Golden Age of Aid

New series The first of three programmes in which people who have volunteered for overseas aid work later in life tell their stories. A retired head teacher from Bradford who was sent to Eth iopia by VSO and a Scottish doctor who travelled to Georgia in the former Soviet Union with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Producers Rob Ketteridge and Emma Wallace Repeated Sat 7.45pm


Producers: Rob Ketteridge
Producers: Emma Wallace

: Pick of the Week

Lionel Kelleway presents his selection of excerpts from BBC Radio overthe past seven days.
Producer Nicky Barranger PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Nicky Barranger

: The Archers

Will and Emma make plans. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Alison Graham 's Soap & Flannel: page 34 Happy 14,000th Birthday!: page 107 Fancy The Archers theme tune on your mobile? Visit www.radiotimes.com for more information


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood meets Nell Gifford who started her own circus. It's the second episode of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by CS Lewis, read by Helen McCory. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Nell Gifford
Read By: Helen McCory.

: A Light in the Hills

Tree-Line by Gee Williams. As a man of God,
Matthew finds his pastoral duties difficult to sustain in the heat of summer, so he escapes to his favourite mountain. Read by William Thomas. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny (R)


Read By: William Thomas.
Producer: Geni Hall-Kenny

: A World in Your Ear

Emily Buchanan scans the pink pages to check out the highs and lows of the business world as heard on English-language radio stations around the globe. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Emily Buchanan

: Word of Mouth

3: It's Not Cricket. Michael Rosen goes in to bat on the subject of cricketing language and jargon. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Face the Facts

Shortened repeat from Friday

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeat of 7.55am

: Analysis

Democratic Deficits. As the US attempts to set Iraq on a path towards democracy, Frances Cairncross asks whether the West is sufficiently questioning of majority rule and whether other values, such as the rule of law, might be better guarantors of peace. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Frances Cairncross

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley with the latest political headlines. Including at 10.45 Not While I'm Alive, He Ain't New series Brian Walden examines the mix of friendship and feuding between Roy Jenkins and TonyCrosland.
Editor John Evans Not While I'm Alive, He Ain't repeated Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Brian Walden
Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Editor: John Evans

: A Good Read

Sue MacGregor discusses theirfavourite works of literature with American critic Elaine Showalter and Sri Lankan writer Romesh Gunesekera.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Elaine Showalter
Unknown: Romesh Gunesekera.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Actor and director Barrie Rutter entertains an audience with some of his favourite pieces of prose and poetry. Repeated from Thursday


Director: Barrie Rutter

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