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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Nicholas's Church, Newbury, Berkshire.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Careless Words. Rosemary Hartill considers the complex relationship between openness and confidentiality. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

3/4. Peacock Butterflies. Lionel Kelleway and Richard Fox of Butterfly Conservation follow the trail of the Peacock butterfly, and encounter a Bloxworth Snout , a butterfly that warns them off using sounds and colour, and a tent Spun OUt Of silk. Producers Stuart Reading and Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Richard Fox
Unknown: Bloxworth Snout

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news of the week, with Jane Little. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Jane Little.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

This week's appeal is on behalf of the Scarman Trust.
Donations:[address removed]; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]44
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm


Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Joys of Freedom. From the International Church Music
Festival in Bern, Switzerland. Keith Clements, head of the European Council of Churches, celebrates the freedoms enjoyed since the end of the Second World War. Leader, the Rev Roger Hutchings. With David Willcocks and choirs from around the globe. Musical director Paul Leddington Wnght. Producer Mark O'Brien


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.
Unknown: David Willcocks
Director: Paul Leddington Wnght.
Producer: Mark O'Brien

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House from 9.15

The week's news stories, with Fi Gl over. Editor Peter_Rippon_

: lThe Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: International Cricket

England v Australia
Commentary on the NatWest Challenge match at Lord's from Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Jim Maxwell. Including News at 2.20.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Jim Maxwell.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Second World War CommemorationService

Live from Westminster Abbey, a service of thanksgiving to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Led by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev Dr Wesley Carr. Preacher the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Reader Diana Rigg. Organist James O'Donnell. Introduced by Nicholas Witchell. Producer Philip Billson


Unknown: Dr Wesley Carr.
Reader: Dr Rowan Williams.
Organist: Diana Rigg.
Organist: James O'Donnell.
Introduced By: Nicholas Witchell.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Desert Island Discs

n Illustrator and satirist Ronald Searle is Sue Lawley's. guest in today's extended programme. Searle speaks passionately about his experience as a Japanese prisoner of war working on the Burma/Siam railway. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Ronald Searle

: The World This Weekend

News and analysis, with James Cox. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: James Cox.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

6/6. Harry Hill joins regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer at the New Theatre, Oxford, with chairman Humphrey Lyttelton and Colin Sell at the piano. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Harry Hill
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Colin Sell

: Gardeners' Question Time

Matthew Biggs , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions from gardeners in West Sussex. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt Wed 3pm Blueberries/garden pinks offer: page 36


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Sceptical Landscapes

p New series 1/5. Professor Philip Stott illustrates his argument that wildlife and humans will always adapt to changing environments. He begins by looking at brownfield sites in Greater Manchester. Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Professor Philip Stott
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Classic Serial: Greenmantle

2/2. Hannay discovers that the prophet Greenmantle has fallen under the spell of the beautiful Hilda von Einem. By John Buchan, dramatised by Patricia Hannah. Producer/Director Bruce Young Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Author: John Buchan
Dramatised By: Patricia Hannah.
Producer/Director: Bruce Young
Hannay: David Robb
Sandy: James Fleet
Ulric: Jack Klaff
Hussin: Hash Chamchoun
Blenkiron: Stuart Milligan
Hilda: Juliet Aubrey
Peter: Jon Glover
Balloon seller/Officer: Matthew Pidgeon

: Open Book

Alan Bennett , Philip Pullman , Lynne Truss and Michael Holroyd are among the contributors to this programme devoted to libraries. As more of the world's books go online, will any of us ever need to go to a library again? With Francis Spufford. Producer Karen Holden Repeated Thu 4pm


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Philip Pullman
Unknown: Lynne Truss
Unknown: Michael Holroyd
Unknown: Francis Spufford.
Producer: Karen Holden

: Poetry Please

9/9. Requests for verse that mine the rich poetic seam of parodies, mocking their classic counterparts, introduced by Roger McGough. Among them, Monty Python 's version of those familiar verses, All Things Bright and Beautiful. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm BBC AUDIO: A newly released special edition celebrating 25 years of Poetry Please is available on CD from all good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Introduced By: Roger McGough.
Unknown: Monty Python
Producer: Mark Smalley

: File on 4

6/11. Examining the failure of the international community to bring Radovan Karadzic to trial and the implications it has for peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Radovan Karadzic

: Second String

2/3. Three seasoned writers and broadcasters offer a rare glimpse into a secret life - the life of a performing musician. Miles Kington describes how he stumbled on his calling as a double bass player when he was a student trying to give up the trombone and desperate to be in a jazz band. Producer Mohini Patel Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and 7.45pm


Producer: Mohini Patel

: Pick of the Week

until 6.30
Steve Punt presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Torquil MacLeod
PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw8ibbc.co.uk


Unknown: Steve Punt
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Archers

Ambridge gets into the wartime spirit.
For cast see page 41 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 40

: Go 4 It

A group of youngsters have been shadowing the judging process for this year's Carnegie Medal for Children. With Barney Harwood. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and AbiAwojobi


Unknown: Barney Harwood.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong

: Mavis Gallant Stories

5/5. The End of the World. William's father abandoned his family years ago, but now he is dying and William makes the long journey from Canada to look after him. He hopes his father will at last say he is sorry. The last of five stories by the Canadian author is read by Garrick Hagon. Producer Elisabeth Edwards


Read By: Garrick Hagon.
Producer: Elisabeth Edwards

: Feedback

Listeners' comments and criticisms on BBC Radio.
Repeated from Friday
ADDRESS: Feedback. PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
Phone: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]email: feedback@bbc.co.uk

: The Real Amos 'n' Andy

2/2. Two white men playing black characters on the radio scarcely caused a ripple of complaint but black actors playing them on TV created a national outcry. With Jeffrey Robinson. Producer Dave Batchelor


Unknown: Jeffrey Robinson.
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

1/9. Unscrambling Europe's Eggs? Eurosceptics were exultant when the French and the Dutch rejected the EU constitution. So is this the moment to declare the whole project dead? Ouentin Peel reports. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Whatever Happened to Anarchism?
1/2. Journalist Wayne Brittenden reflects on the heyday and fate of a largely forgotten political movement.
Editor Terry Dignan Whatever Happened to Anarchism? rptd Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Wayne Brittenden
Editor: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

8/9. The guide to the world of learning, with Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Dancing to the Music of His Time

A celebration of Anthony Powell and his 12-novel sequence A Dance to the Music of Time. Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Anthony Powell

: World Today

: News

: News

: World Today

: News

: Talking Point

: Off the Shelf

Purple Hibiscus
(6/10). The story of a Nigerian girl who grew up in the shadow of a stern father. By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, read by Rakie Ayola.


Read By: Rakie Ayola.

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