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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Nicholas's Church, Durweston, Dorset.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Will to Life. Mark Tully explores the powerful "will to life" that is present throughout nature.Where does it come from and what does it tell us about the meaning and purpose of creation?
Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

6/7. 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

Denise Robertson appeals on behalf of the Dyspraxia Foundation, of which she is honorary president.
Donations: Freepost Radio 4 Appeal - DF Credit cards: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Denise Robertson
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

In Search of Healing. The Rev Liz Griffiths explores what it is to be a healing community, with Roger Shaijean and Rod Beadles , members of St Martin in the Fields, London. Director of music Nicholas Danks. Producer Stephen Shipley


Unknown: Liz Griffiths
Unknown: Roger Shaijean
Unknown: Rod Beadles
Unknown: St Martin
Music: Nicholas Danks.
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: State Of the Union

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

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

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sir Menzies Campbell MP, the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened


Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Quote.... Unquote

3/10. Joanne Harris , Sheena McDonald ,
Mark Lawson and Robert Hewison exchange quotations ana anecdotes. Nigel Rees is in the chair and the reader is William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Joanne Harris
Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Robert Hewison
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon finds out how our sense of taste develops. Producer Rebecca Armstrong Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Producer: Rebecca Armstrong

: 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 Liberation of Daphne

For nearly 50 years, Daphne Watts was a virtual slave, working as a farm labourer for her parents. With the death of her father, Daphne has now achieved independence. How will she manage? This documentary follows Daphne's progress against the background of a declining Somerset family farming tradition. Producer Tony Staveacre


Unknown: Daphne Watts
Producer: Tony Staveacre

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions sent in by post.
Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened
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: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Shadows on the Landscape

New series 1/5. The White-Tailed Sea Eagle Dylan Winter travels the country looking at the legacy of British creatures that have been driven to extinction, and meets those who now work towards and manage their return. Having been introduced almost 20 years ago, the magnificent white-tailed sea eagle soars about the forest and lochs of the west coast of Scotland once again. With 26 chicks successfully fledged last year, the bird's return to the landscape seems assured. Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Classic Serial: A Sunset Touch

2/2. Roger Menheniot 's clumsy courtship of Kitty has backfired but his dalliance with Bella leads him into more dangerous territory. By Howard Spring, dramatised by DJ Britton.
Director Alison Hindell Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Roger Menheniot
Director: Alison Hindell
Roger: Paul Copley
Bella: Mall Harries
Kitty: Manon Edwards
Tom: Richard Mitchley
Henry: James Greene
Jim: David Shaw
Ray: Brendan Charleson
Annie: Diana Berryman

: Open Book

David Leavitt , the award-winning author of The Lost
Language of Cranes, talks to Maev Kennedy about his gripping new novel The Body of Jonah Boyd. And Benedict Allen discusses tales of daring-do. Producer Karen Holden Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: David Leavitt
Unknown: Maev Kennedy
Unknown: Jonah Boyd.
Unknown: Benedict Allen
Producer: Karen Holden

: Poetry Please

3/8. Poet and professor of radio Sean Street joins Roger McGough to celebrate sounds, radio and the joy of listening. The readers are Sally Cookson , David Collins and Jamie Glover. Special guests include
BBC Radio 4 announcers Charlotte Green and Peter Jefferson , who read a poem about the shipping forecast. Producer Kate McAII Repeated on Saturday 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A newly released, special edition celebrating the 25th anniversary of Poetry Please is now available on CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Sean Street
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Sally Cookson
Unknown: David Collins
Unknown: Jamie Glover.
Unknown: Peter Jefferson
Producer: Kate McAii

: File on 4

2/10. Jenny Cuffe reports on major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: A Rose for Reuben and Other Stories

3/3. Robert Rietti continues his tales of individual survivors of the Holocaust in his inspiring talks around the themes of love, peace and reconciliation. Today Luba Czernak meets the son she thought dead in Auschwitz, driving the cab to a Holocaust Survivors' convention in Israel. Then there's Samuel, ordered to lie in the path of a line of German tanks, who survives to grow plants and vegetables in Israel.
Producer Nicola Barranger Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am


Unknown: Robert Rietti
Unknown: Luba Czernak

: Pick of the Week

Peter Evans presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio Over the past week. Producer Torquil MacLeod
PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Archers

Kathy tires of being mother hen.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 44

: Go 4 H

Barney Harwood hosts the children's magazine programme. Today's story is taken from The Horrible Histories by Terry Deary. Producer Jane Chambers


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Terry Deary.

: Poste Restante

5/5. Star Stuff and Nail Parings. By Jenny Diski.
Daphne has inadvertently become a travel writer after years of writing fiction. She comes up with an unusual new way of touring the world. Read by Lindsay Duncan. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Jenny Diski.
Read By: Lindsay Duncan.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane

: Feedback

4/11. 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

3/5. Stuart Maconie delves into the working life of those two ladies of stage Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket. George Logan and Patrick Fyffe worked together for nearly 30 years entertaining their audiences with barbed satire and musical repartee. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Dr Evadne Hinge
Unknown: Hilda Bracket.
Unknown: George Logan
Unknown: Patrick Fyffe
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

6/9. Dates with Destiny. Without much oil wealth, tiny Dubai has been trying to turn itself into the business and tourist crossroads of the whole Middle East. Peter Day reports from a land where every new development is more extravagant than the last. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Walden: Reminisces
3/3. Brian Walden talks about the 1980s - his uneasy admiration for Mrs Thatcher and his anger at Old
Labour. Editor Terry Dignan Walden : Reminisces rptd Wed 8.45pm


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

: The Learning Curve

3/10. The intelligent guide to the wide world of learning with LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Voyeurs and Visionaries

3/4. Why do we cry when watching films? Francine Stock investigates the relationship between cinema and therapy and why some psychiatrists are prescribing film clips to patients. Producer Stephen Hughes


Producer: Stephen Hughes

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