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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis from BBC World Service.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Kindred Spirits. Mark Tully celebrates those special people with whom we have a particular connection that is more than friendship and different from love. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

2/4. The Snowdrop. Brett Westwood looks attnis emblem Of the early Spring. Producer Sheena Duncan


Unknown: Brett Westwood
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Edward Stourton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Frayn appeals on behalf of the Occupational and Environmental Diseases Association (OEDA). Donations: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thu at 3.28pm


Unknown: Michael Frayn
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

From the Chapel of Dominican Convent Falls Road, Belfast with Cappella Caeciliana. Led by Bishop Donal McKeown. Producer the Rev Bert Tosh


Choir: Cappella Caeciliana.
Celebrant: Bishop Donal McKeown
Producer: Bert Tosh

: Letter from America - a Celebration

Selected broadcasts by Alistair Cooke. RptdfromFriday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Fi Glover presents a fresh approach to the news. Editor Richard Clark


Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is the actor Bill Nighy , who talks about his life, career and favourite music. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened rpt on Friday at yarn


Unknown: Bill Nighy
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Just a Minute

Clement Freud , Ross Noble , Graham Norton and Linda Smith join chairman Nicholas Parsons in Warwick for the panel game. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Ross Noble
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

Ships' Food. Sheila Dillon explores cruise-ship catering past and present, and charts the influence of our seafaring heritage on the national diet.
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: Antarctica

At the age of 78, Nancy Kershaw set sail on her final attempt to reach the grave of her son Giles, a pioneering Antarctic pilot killed in a flying accident.
Dilly Barlow accompanies herto Mount Kershaw , named in his honour, on the inaccessible Jones ice shelf on Blakelock Island, about 600 miles down the Antarctic Peninsula. Producer Sue Mitchell


Unknown: Nancy Kershaw
Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Unknown: Mount Kershaw
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Rowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by gardeners in Hampshire. And Matthew Biggs is in search of a man who has been called the most important botanist of the 19th century-Joseph Dalton Hooker.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A speciaiiy recorded edition of Gardeners Question Time is available on audio cassette and CDfrom good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Dalton Hooker.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Foreign Invaders

2/5. Tony Russell reports on the invasion of the pond weed Crassula helmsii. Producer Trevor Taylor
Alan Titchmarsh wages war on weeds: page 38


Unknown: Tony Russell
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Producer: Alan Titchmarsh

: Classic Serial: The Pallisers

8/12. By Anthony Trollope , dramatised by Martyn Wade. Glencora decides on a potentially disastrous course of action. And as Palliser's domestic arrangements become more difficult, so do those of Mr Wharton and his daughter Emily.
Music by Elizabeth Parker Director Marc Beeby Repeated saturdayapm


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Dramatised By: Martyn Wade.
Unknown: Mr Wharton
Trollope: David Troughton I
Glencora: Sophie Thompson
Palliser: Ben Miles
Lopez: Greg Wise
MrWharton: James Laurenson
Emily: Emily Bruni
Arthur: Jonathan Keeble
MmeGoesler: Stella Gonet
Duke of St Bungay: Geoffrey Whitehead
Parker: Gerard McDermott
Mrs Roby: Frances Jeater
Sir Orlando: Peter Marinker
Everett: Geoffrey Streatfeild

: Open Book

Austin Clarke , winner of the Commonwealth
Writers' Prize, talks to Mariella Frostrup about his book, The Polished Hoe. Plus a report on the world of the political diary.
Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Thursday at 4pm April Bookclub: Falling by Elizabeth Jane Howard


Unknown: Austin Clarke
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard

: Word on the Street

4/6. Poet and novelist Jackie Kay travels to Leeds, where she meets local poet Ian Duhig for a visit to the city centre, and Sophie Hannah , the city's poet-in-residence 2003. Producer Polly Thomas Rptd Sat 11.30pm


Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Ian Duhig
Unknown: Sophie Hannah
Producer: Polly Thomas Rptd

: File on 4

Each year, scores of killings are carried out by people with a history of mental illness, some of them patients released from secure wards against the advice of doctors. Foryears, both Tory and Labour ministers have pledged new measures to cut the death toll. So why has so little been done? Julian O'Halloran reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Words from the Cross

3/6. "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." The novelist Anne Atkins considers the promise of instant redemption made to a dying thief in this series of talks for Lent.
Producer Norman Winter Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm


Unknown: Anne Atkins

: Pick of the Week

A selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Susan faces a tough decision.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Alison Graham's Soap & Flannel: page 40

: Go 4 It

In this week's children's magazine show, Barney Harwood is joined by Ian Macmillan fora poetry workshop. Plus a Paul Jennings story, Ringing Wet, read by Kirsten O'Brien. Producer Johnny Leagas


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Ian MacMillan
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Read By: Kirsten O'Brien.
Producer: Johnny Leagas

: Curly Tales

4/5. A High Profile Case by Nick Walker. Read by William Hootkins. On a cold night in New York City a virgin writer listens to his story on the radio. It's his 15 minutes Of fame.... Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Nick Walker.
Read By: William Hootkins.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Feedback

Listeners' views on BBC radio, with Roger Bolton. 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.

: The Borscht Belt

3/3. Tony Hawks concludes his look at the celebrated comedy circuit in the Catskill Mountains. Hawks talks to Jackie Mason and Robert Klein and revisits the Concord, once the world's largest hotel, now a bankrupt shell. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Jackie Mason
Unknown: Robert Klein
Producer: David Prest

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

2/4. Diane Coyle asks if politicians are losing control of public finances. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Diane Coyle

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the new week's political events. Including at 10.45 The World According to Letts. Quentin Letts presents a humorous take on the political week.
Editor John Evans The World Accordingto Letts rptd Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Editor: John Evans
Unknown: Accordingto Letts

: The Learning Curve

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


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Test Match Special Report

West Indies v England -The First Test
Live from Kingston, Jamaica, Jonathan Agnew ,
Geoffrey Boycott and guests report on the fourth day's play at Sabina Park. Prod ucer Peter Baxter


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Peter Baxter

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Intimately Woody

The Woody Guthrie Archive in New York holds his writings - in notebooks, even paper bags and cigarette packets. In this programme his daughter and protector of his work, Nora, presents her latest project, which brings together Woody's most intimate diaries and an unlikely group of famous musicians and artists. Producer Kay Ritchie


Producer: Kay Ritchie

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