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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St John the Baptist, Loughton, Essex.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Achilles's Heel. Mark Tully considers the ways in which we acknowledge and deal with flaws in our character. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: On Your Farm

5/7. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Benjamin Chesterton


Producer: Benjamin Chesterton

: Sunday

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


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Eva Hoffman , author of Lost in Translation, appeals on behalf of Refugee Therapy Centre.
Donations: Freepost Radio 4 Appeal - Refugee Credri cards. [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Eva Hoffman
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship .

Joy in the City. A service celebrating the opening of the first Gospel Arts centre in the UK at the Lighthouse, in Liverpool's inner-city Anfield. Pastors from Africa bring a multicultural focus to the service, with worship from the Love and Joy Gospel Choir and 3D. Preacher DrTani Omideyi. Producer Philip Billson


Producer: Philip Billson

: State Of the Union

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Fi Glover with the week's news stories. Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is journalist and writer Anne Scott -


Unknown: Anne Scott

: Quote.... Unquote

Gerry Anderson , George Bain , Nuala McKeever and Anne Tannahill exchange quotations and anecdotes
Nigel Rees is in the chair and the reader is Sally Grace. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Unknown: George Bain
Unknown: Nuala McKeever
Unknown: Anne Tannahill
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Sally Grace.

: The Food Programme

n Pastry. Sheila Dillon considers the art of pastry making and finds out what it takes to make an excellent pastry chef.
Producer Sarah Tempest Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: The World This Weekend

Presented by James Cox. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: James Cox.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Sunday Best: It's My Story - The Indian Sceptic

Mr B Premanand is India's leading guru-buster. His mission is to expose charlatans and to rid India of the superstitions blighting the country. Tanya Datta joins him as he investigates a faith healer who can diagnose colour hunger tries out meditation under a pyramid and Witnesses a Statue growing hair. Producer Tanya Datta


Unknown: Mr B Premanand
Unknown: Tanya Datta
Producer: Tanya Datta

: Gardeners' Question Time

Anne Swithinbank , Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Biggs are guests of the Friends of Exeter Cathedral for their
75th anniversary. In the GQT garden John Cushnie gives a guide to autumn lawn care, Matthew Biggs looks at how best to germinate sweet peas and Bunny Guinness discovers if over-wintering runner bean roots will produce earlier crops next year. Chaired by Eric Robson. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
BBC AUDIO- 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: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: A Great Age

A portrait of renowned British sculptor, Josefina de Vasconcellos. Approaching her 100th birthday, she still works through the night on sculptures inspired by her surroundings and her Christian faith. Her most recent work was driven by events 60 years ago, when she found the remains of a British airman in the fells above her home in the Lake District. Producer Lesley curwen


Producer: Lesley Curwen

: Classic Serial: A Sunset Touch

1/2 It's 1945 and an unexpected legacy means Roger Menheniot can fulfil his dream to buy back the family seat in Cornwall. But real life is to prove messier than fantaw Bv Howard Spring, dramatised by DJ Britton .


Unknown: Roger Menheniot
Dramatised By: Dj Britton
Roger: Paul Copley
Henry: James Greene
Tom: Richard Mitchley
Lfitt,,: Manon Edwards
Annie: Diana Berryman
Jim: David Shaw
Phil: Stuart McLoughlin
Bella: Mall Harries

: Open Book

Maev Kennedy discusses historical fiction with two of its most prolific and best-selling practitioners, Bernard Cornwell and Philippa Gregory. What has been the impact of television history on ways of telling stories about the past, and does research really matter? Producer Erin Riley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Maev Kennedy
Unknown: Bernard Cornwell
Unknown: Philippa Gregory.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Poetry Please

2/8. Curiosity about "the road less travelled" pervades this week's programme, as Roger McGough presents poems read by Miriam Margolyes and David Collins , including Virginia Graham 's Missed Opportunity, James Fenton 's The Skip and ASJ Tessimond's poem of loss and longing, Talk in the Night.
Producer Kate McAII Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A newly released, special edition celebrating the 25th anniversary of Poetry Please! the Anniversary Edition is now available on CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Roger McGough
Read By: Miriam Margolyes
Read By: David Collins
Unknown: Virginia Graham
Unknown: James Fenton
Producer: Kate McAii

: File on 4

1/10. Allan Urry investigates the explosion in counterfeit and substandard pharmaceutical drugs. Are the drug companies doing enough to combat it?
And why is there so little international regulation of the global market in Vital medicines? Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Allan Urry

: A Rose for Reuben and Other Stories

2/3. Robert Rietti continues his tales of individual survivors of the Holocaust in his inspiring talks around the themes of love, peace and reconciliation. The three stories tonight are all linked by luck or fate.
Moshe Czernaski survived the Warsaw ghetto to make a new life in America, believing his wife and daughter were dead. A generation later, an impulse takes him to Israel, where all three are mysteriously reunited. Producer Nicola Barranger Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am


Unknown: Robert Rietti
Unknown: Moshe Czernaski

: Pick of the Week

Connie St Louis presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Torpuii MacLeod PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: St Louis
Producer: Torpuii MacLeod

: The Archers

Emma feels the need to impress.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 36

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood talks to Alan Titchmarsh , and Jacqueline Wilson reveals what she really gets up to when she's meant to be writing books. Today's story is taken from The Terrible Tudors by Terry Deary. Producer Jane Chambers


Talks: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Jacqueline Wilson
Unknown: Terry Deary.

: Poste Restante

4/5. Casablanca. By Jason Webster. Journeying through North Africa, an Englishman strikes a bargain with a mysterious bookseller. Read by Nick Underwood. Producer Eilidh McCreadie


Unknown: Jason Webster.
Read By: Nick Underwood.
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

: Feedback

3/11. Roger Bolton with listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT
Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Double Trouble

2/5. Stuart Maconie explores the lives and career of Elsie and Doris Waters who, as Gert and Daisy, entertained the country with wit, charm and a recipe for Woolton pie. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Doris Waters
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

5/9. Ms Boss. For years, women trying to climb the corporate ladder have been banging their head on the invisible "glass ceiling", Now Norway is about to use legislation to get women on company boards. Peter Day asks whether it ought to happen here. Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Ms Boss.

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Walden: Reminisces
2/3. Veteran journalist and former parliamentarian Brian Walden talks about his relationship with the Labour party and why he gave up his career as an MP. Editor Terry Dignan Walden : Reminisces repeated Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Talks: Brian Walden
Editor: Terry Dignan Walden

: The Learning Curve

2/10. The intelligent guide to the wide world of learning with LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Voyeurs and Visionaries

2/4. Francine Stock investigates the relationship between film and politics. Producer Stephen Hughes


Producer: Stephen Hughes

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