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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary's Church, Barnes, London.

: World Report

News roundup and analysis from BBC World Service.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Look Back upon Anger. From tantrums to righteous fury, Fergal Keane considers anger and its impact. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

With Anna Hill. Producer MoiraHickey


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Sunday

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Virginia McKenna presents an appeal on behalf of Elizabeth FitzRoy Support , acharity that cares for people with learning disabilities.
Donations: Elizabeth FitzRoy Support , [address removed] Credit Cards [number removed] Producer Sally Ratman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy Support
Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy Support
Producer: Sally Ratman

: Sunday Worship

From St George's Parish Church, Beckenham. Led by the Bishop of Tonbridge the Rt Rev
Dr Brian Castle , and the Rev Malcolm Hancock. With music from international choirs. Director of music
Nigel Groome. PoducerClairJaquiss


Unknown: Dr Brian Castle
Unknown: Malcolm Hancock.
Music: Nigel Groome.

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from Friday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

With Fi Glover.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Fi Glover.
Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley invites film director Stephen Frears to choose the eight records he would take to the mythical desert island.
Shortened at 9am.


Guest: Stephen Frears
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Producer: Leanne Buckle

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons continues to host the most pernickety of panel games with a programme from London. With guests Clement Freud , Tony Hawks,
Ross Noble and Graham Norton. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Ross Noble
Unknown: Graham Norton.

: The Food Programme

Crofting. Sheila Dillon traces the history and future of Highland crofting and the food culture it fostered. Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Wells

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: James Cox.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Sunday Best: A Class Act

Another chance to hear three programmes charting a brave experiment in education -the launch of a new secondary school on the site of a failing one. Sats exams and an Ofsted inspection loom, while the original intake of 11-year-olds must also cope withbecomingteenagers. Producer Sue Mitchell


Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , John Cushnie and Bunny Guinness answer questions posed by gardeners in Buckinghamshire. Sue Cook is in the chair.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners, Question Time is available on audio cassette and CD from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Pin It, Squash it, Pickle and Stuff It

4/5. Brett Westwood explores the art of taxidermy and visits one of the largest collections of stuffed animals in the world at the Rothschild Museum near
Oxford. Producer Simon Roberts


Unknown: Brett Westwood
Producer: Simon Roberts

: Classic Serial: The Pilgrim's Progress

3/3. By John Bunyan. Christian is coming to the end of his eventful journey to the Celestial City but, as he gets closer to his destination, he strays from the right path and trespasses on to land belonging to Giant Despair.
Rptd on Saturday


Music by: David Chilton
Director: Pam Fraser Solomon
Dramatised by: Brian Sibley
Bunyan: Anton Rodgers
Christian: Neil Dudgeon
Evangelist: Alec McCowen
Beelzebub: Don Warrington
Faithful: Graham Crowden
Elizabeth: Caroline Lee Johnson
The jailer: Ioan Meredith
The judge: Derek Waring
Hopeful: Paul J Metford
Giant Despair: Stephen Thorne
Mrs Despair: Frances Jeater
Knowledge: Chris Moran
Sincere: Philip Fox
Experience: Damian Lynch
Ignorance: Rachel Atkins
False-Confidence: Declan Wilson
Deceiver: Cherie Taylor-Battiste
Angels: Jaimi Barbakoff
Angels: Lydia Leonard

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Neil Cross about his new book Always the Sun. She also asks when the aeroplane first entered the world of fiction. Producer Hilary Dunn Repeated on Thursday


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Neil Cross
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Poetry Please

Roger McGough presents the seasonal poem The EveofSt Agnes by John Keats ; a story of love, lust and legend that takes place over the course of a freezing January night, long ago. Read by Catherine Harvey. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: John Keats
Read By: Catherine Harvey.
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: The Climate Wars

1/2. As Britain emerges from the hottest year on record, Gerry Northam looks at the heated politics that underlie the science of climate change. This week, the fights in Washington over which scientists tobelieve. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Colloquies

Newseries 1/3. Three talks by Thomas Lynch , the writer from Michigan whose day job is undertaking. The Dog's Life Producer Kate McAII Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Thomas Lynch
Producer: Kate McAii

: Pick of the Week

Kate Adie presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past week.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

It all gets too much for Luke.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Soap & Flannel with Alison Graham : page 36


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine programme with Barney Harwood. Plus the first episode of Is There Life In
OtherHeads? by Michael Lawrence , featuring Keith Allen , Morwenna Banks and Nigel Greaves. Producer Johnny Leagas


Unknown: Barney Harwood.
Unknown: Michael Lawrence
Unknown: Keith Allen
Unknown: Nigel Greaves.
Producer: Johnny Leagas

: Sitting with the Dead

Another chance to hear this short story by William Trevor. The Geraghtys are two middle-aged sisters and members of the Legion of Mary - famed for their tireless charitable works - who sit with the dying. But the visit they are about to undertake turns out to be a very unusual one. Read by Sorcha Cusack. Producer Gemma McMullan


Story By: William Trevor.
Read By: Sorcha Cusack.
Producer: Gemma McMullan

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy.
ADDRESS: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Phone: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Word of Mouth

7/8. Ganache! Montelimar! Montezuma! Do such words make your taste buds tingle? They may well do if you love chocolate - or xocoatl, as the bean that Christopher Columbus was given in 1502was called by the Nicaraguans. Plus the fast-talking, wise-cracking, horn-tooting words of the Marx Brothers as fans everywhere celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the brothers' writer, SJ Perelman. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Christopher Columbus

: Money Box

Repeatedfrom yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeatedfrom 7.55am

: In Business

Fast Boat to China. A huge demand for vessel capacity has increased dramatically the cost of shipping. It's a sign of the way world trade is changing before our eyes, says presenter Peter Day , and the implications are profound forjobs, diplomacy and the way the world works. Repeated from Thursday


Presenter: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the new week's political events. Including at 10.45 In the Think-Tanks
New series 1/3. Dennis Sewell explores the world of think-tanks that focus on Europe.
Editor John Evans In the Think-Tanks Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Editor: John Evans

: A Good Read

Cellist Steven Isserlis and writer Ardashir Vakil talk to Sue MacGregor about their favourite books. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Ardashir Vakil
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: For One Night Only

2/3. George Harrison - The Concert for Bangia Desh
Paul Gambaccini remembers this 1971concert, which set the benchmark for pop-music charity events and featured a remarkable live set from
Bob Dylan. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: George Harrison
Unknown: Bangia Desh
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Bob Dylan.
Producer: Martin Smith

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