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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From Winchester Cathedral.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis from BBC World Service.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Good Father. Poet Roshan Doug remembers his father and considers the role that fathers play in our lives. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Roshan Doug
Producer: Ronni Davis

: On Your Farm

Country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton


Producer: Benjamin Chesterton

: Sunday

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Claire Rayner appeals on behalf of the Howard League for Penal Reform. Donations: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed] Producer Sally Ratman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Claire Rayner
Producer: Sally Ratman

: Sunday Worship

The Archdeacon of St David 's, the Venerable
Dr John Holdsworth , and the Rev Mary Thorley join the National
Youth Choir of Wales on their summer course at Trinity
College, Carmarthen. Director of music David Rowland. Producer Roy Jenkins


Unknown: St David
Unknown: Dr John Holdsworth
Unknown: Mary Thorley
Music: David Rowland.
Producer: Roy Jenkins

: State of the Union

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

A fresh slant on the week's news. Editor Richard Clark


Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

Commentary on the fourth day's play in the First Test at
Lord's. Including at 12.35pm News and Call the Commentators,and at 3.30At the Bookstall.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is veteran broadcaster Mark Tully. Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Mark Tully.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Just a Minute

From Cheltenham, with Nicholas Parsons and panellists Paul Merton , Clement Freud and Charles Collingwood. Repeated from Monday BBC RADIO COLLECTION: many selections of Just a Minute are available on audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Charles Collingwood.

: The Food Programme

Cafe Culture. British cafe history, with Sheila Dillon. Producer Sue Todd Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon.

: The World This Weekend

With James COX. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: James Cox.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Sunday Best: Document

1/5 Another chance to hearthis investigative series in which each week, a document is used to shed new light on the past. Presented by Mike Thomson. Valentiner's Watch. Jos Finer traces the story of a watch engraved with an eagle and swastika.


Presented By: Mike Thomson.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Rowerdew , Matthew Biggs and Pippa Greenwood are guests of Nayland and District Horticultural Society, near Colchester. With Gardening Weather Forecast at
2.25. Gill Pyrah is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners Question Time, featuring regular team members. is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: The Animals' VC: A Brave New World

5/5. Dylan Winter hears the stories of extraordinary devotion to duty displayed by working dogs caught up in the events of 9/11.


Presenter: Dylan Winter
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Classic Serial: The Turn of the Screw

By Henry James. A new version of the classic Victorian ghost story. When a new young governess arrives at Bly, a remote country house in Essex, she fears that her two young charges may be hiding a dark secret. Dramatised by Neville Teller. Director Peter Leslie Wild Repeated on Saturday at 9pm

A country house, two children, their new governess and ghostly goings-on in Henry James's The Turn of theScrew The Turn of the Screw

3.00pm R4 FM Henry James's novel must be one of the scariest stories of all time, so close the curtains and get ready for the hairs on your arms to stand on end in this dramatisation by Neville Teller. The story centres on a young governess, sent to a country house to look after a London gentleman's nephew and niece. The children, Miles and Flora, seem almost too angelic to be true at first, but who is that man with curly red hairand sharp eyes that keeps staring at Miles, and why is Flora getting out of bed at night to look at a mysterious woman in the garden? Cathy Sara (whom you may remember as Lauren Walsh from The Archers, one of the women who had the misfortune of being two-timed by Tom Archer) plays the governess who may have stumbled upon some evil ghostly forces at work or, alternatively, could easily be a psychologically damaged woman who poses a potentially terrible danger to her charges.


Author: Henry James
Dramatist: Neville Teller
Director: Peter Leslie
Governess: Cathy Sara
Mrs Grose: Tina Gray
Miles: Joseph Tremain
Flora: Lulu Popplewell
Douglas: Robert Uster
Griffin: Ian Brooker
Sir George: Jonathan Keeble

: Open Book

Writer Francis Spufford presents a special edition of the programme looking at Greek myths and their retelling. Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Francis Spufford

: Adventures in Poetry

3/5. "I, Too, Sing America". By Langston Hughes. Written in answerto Whitman's I Hear America Singing, Hughes's poem contains that now famous, bold assertion "black is beautiful". Peggy Reynolds , with the help of Hughes devotees, sets out to understand what produced that shout of joyful defiance. Producer Peter Everett Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Langston Hughes.
Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Peter Everett

: File on 4

Zaiba Malik investigates claims that physical and financial abuses are going unchecked in some of Britain's mosques. The Government is planning to bring in new measures to regulate imams, but do the proposals go far enough? Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Zaiba Malik

: Second Generation Sikhs

1/2. Timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the compilation of the Sikh holy scriptures, these programmes feature young British Sikhs talking about the challenges to their faith and identity in 21st-century Britain. This week it is the turn of writer and comedian Sody Singh Kahlon.
Producer Uz Leonard Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and 7.45pm


Unknown: Sody Singh Kahlon.

: Pick of the Week

Michael Rosen presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio overthe past seven days. Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Bienvenue, Debbie. For cast see Friday Rptd tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 38

: Go 4 K

Barney Harwood hosts the children's magazine show, including the sixth part of The Girl from the Sea by James Aldridge , read by Paul Ready. Producer Jane Chambers


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: James Aldridge
Read By: Paul Ready.

: First Person Singular

3/5. Ferrara Journal. A young girl's father marries her off to the much older Duke of Ferrara. She consoles herself with her love for her brother Alfredo, but their secret meeting brings terrible consequences. By Geraldine Lindley , read by Amanda Horlock. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Geraldine Lindley
Read By: Amanda Horlock.
Producer: Kate McAii

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Right, Said Ted and Myles

Right, Said Fred and Hole in the Ground arejust some of the comic songs writen by Myles Rudge and Ted Dicks. Along with actor Bernard Cribbins , whose version of their songs twice made it into the charts, the pair share the memories of the great era of the British comic song. With presenter Philip Glassborrow and the Beatles producer George Martin. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Said Fred
Unknown: Myles Rudge
Unknown: Ted Dicks.
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Presenter: Philip Glassborrow
Producer: George Martin.
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Face the Facts

1/6. With scores of workers either killed or injured in the race against time to build Greece's Olympic dream, John Waite reports from Athens on the shocking cost of staging this year's Olympic Games. Shortened repeat from Friday


Unknown: John Waite

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

3/9. Sanctions: Persuasion or Punishment?
Taking the examples of South Africa, Iraq and Zimbabwe, Diane Coyle analyses how sanctions have been used overthe last two decades and looks at some of their unforeseen consequences. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Diane Coyle

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The MPs Road Show
2/3. Dinah Lammiman travels with the controversial chair of the transport committee, Gwyneth Dunwoody , and her colleagues to find outjust how bad the trains Can be. Editor Terry Dignan The MPs Road Show rptd Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Dinah Lammiman
Unknown: Gwyneth Dunwoody
Editor: Terry Dignan

: A Good Read

Sue MacGregor and guests Bob Worcester and Martin Newell nominate their favourite paperbacks. Rptd from Tue


Unknown: Bob Worcester
Unknown: Martin Newell

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Music's Missing Unk

Musicologist Zachary Taylor recreates the solo organistrum (an early form of the hurdy-gurdy) and puts it to the test at a public Concert. Producer Susan Marling


Musicologist: Zachary Taylor
Producer: Susan Marling

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