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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Leonard's Church, Shipham, Somerset.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Charged with Meaning. Mark Tully explores the difference between meaning and explanation. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

7/10. People who live the country life. producer Fran Barnes


Producer: Fran Barnes

: Sunday

Religious news, with Roger Bolton. producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Parkinson appeals on behalf Addaction.
Donations: [address removed] BBC Radio 4 Appeal, marked Addaction on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm, and on Thursday at 3.27pm


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

The House of the Lord. Exploring the meaning and purpose of religious buildings and their use in the wider community. From St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Led by the Rev Nicholas Holtam. Preacher the Rev Liz Griffiths. Director of music Nicholas Danks. Producer Simon Vivian


Unknown: Nicholas Holtam.
Unknown: Liz Griffiths.
Music: Nicholas Danks.
Producer: Simon Vivian

: A Point Of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

News, presented by Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Today's castaway is the novelist and screenwriter
Frederic Raphael. He talks to Sue Lawley about his choice of music, and about his life and career.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Frederic Raphael.

: Just a Minute

7/11. With Clement Freud , Tony Hawks, Kate Robbins ,
Julian Clary and chairman Nicholas Parsons. Rptd from Mon


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Kate Robbins
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.

: The Food Programme

Wild Boar. The programme looks at the issues of wild boar control and conservation, goes on a wild boar hunt in Italy, visits a British farm and samples a wild boar feast. Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Producer: Margaret Collins

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Guto Harri.
Editors Nick Sutton and Juiiette Dwyer


Presented By: Guto Harri.
Editors: Nick Sutton
Editors: Juiiette Dwyer

: Sunday Best: The Business of Race

1/2. Diversity training is big business. But does it work?
Munira Mirza explores whether humans can be made more sensitive to each other, or whether diversity training might unwittingly be divisive. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Munira Mirza
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein are in Birmingham. Anne Swithinbank explains how a field can be transformed into a wild-flower meadow. Chaired by Eric Robson. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: Techniquesand Tips for Gardeners is available for E22.50 (RRP E25.00). Send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to [address removed] call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no moretnan
8p per minute) or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. Prices include p&p. UK delivery only.
The apple of Alan Titchmarsh 's eye: page 32


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Carol Klein
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Extreme Britain

2/5. Phoenix Trees. in his search for Britain's s oldest tree, Mike Dilger soon discovers that appearance isn't everything. From ancient woodland in Gloucestershire to river cliffs in Worcestershire, his journey changes his views on how trees grow and age. Producer Brett westwood


Unknown: Mike Dilger

: Classic Serial: The Fountain Overflows

6/6. Cousin Rosamund. Rebecca West's trilogy, dramatised by Robin Brooks. Rose, now a professional musician, is collaborating with a young composer, Oliver, about whom she harbours conflicting feelings.
Music by David Pickvance ; Producers Claire Grove and Cherry Cookson ; Director Jonquil Panting Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Dramatised By: Robin Brooks.
Music By: David Pickvance
Producers: Claire Grove
Producers: Cherry Cookson
Director: Jonquil Panting
Rose: Emma Fielding
Mama: Stella Gonet
Lily: Lindsey Coulson
Mr Morpurgo: Roger May
Oliver: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Kate: Liza Sadovy
Avis: Elaine Claxton
Lady Mortlake/Phyllida: Jemma Churchill
Lord Sarasen: Jonathan Keeble
Oueenie: Carolyn Pickles
Richard Ouinn: Steven Geller
Mary: Sophie Roberts
Rosamund: Ayesha Antoine
Nancy: Ella Smith
Mr Bates: Crawford Logan
Martin/Wiggins: Geoffrey Beevers

: Open Book

Novelist Tim Parks joins Mariella Frostrup to discuss his new book Cleaver, the story of a successful journalist who flees London's heady media world and holes up in a remote Italian Village. Producer Nicola Holloway Rptd on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Tim Parks
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Poetry Please

8/8 Roger McGough celebrates the work of the Dorset dialect poet William Barnes. The readers are Alan Chedzoy , Ray Sargent and Devina Symes.
Producer Sarah Langan Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A 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]


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: William Barnes.
Unknown: Alan Chedzoy
Unknown: Ray Sargent
Unknown: Devina Symes.
Producer: Sarah Langan

: File on 4

3/9. Oil industry chiefs claimed that the gigantic
Buncef ield fire was a one-off and that safety in sites around the UK is excellent. But Julian O'Halloran reveals that Britain has been lucky to escape heavy casualties in a series of blasts and near misses at hazardous sites over the past few years. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Torquil MacLeod
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Archers

Love is in the air at Willow Farm.
For cast see page 37 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 36

: Go 4 It

it's codes and code breaking this week as Barney Harwood meets Claire Ellis , who demystifies the Enigma machine used by the Germans during the Second World War to keep their communications secret. Plus part five of Fiddlesticks by Alan Fraser , read by Jonathan Howard. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Claire Ellis
Unknown: Alan Fraser
Read By: Jonathan Howard.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: Brighton Women

4/5. Thoroughbred Minds. An insight into the fascinating life of journalist, poet and playwright Enid Bagnold. By Cathy Feeny. Read by Judy Parfitt and presented by Lynne Truss. Producer Celia de Wolff


Unknown: Enid Bagnold.
Unknown: Cathy Feeny.
Read By: Judy Parfitt
Presented By: Lynne Truss.
Producer: Celia de Wolff

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: More Fabulous Flops

3/4. Celebrating the best and worst of musical theatre, with the focus on Broadway. This week's theme centres on God: cringe at In My Life, a show about a boy with Tourette's in which God appears as a jingle writer; disbelieve in Fire Angel, Ray Cooney 's musical based on The Merchant of Venice; cover your ears at Wilde, the Mike Read flop that crashed and burned; and delight in the look at
Stephen Sondheim , the God of musicals, the genius composer who just can't get a hit on Broadway. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

7/8. Pain in the Neck. People cannot avoid being ill, but sick leave is a big cost to employers and the whole economy. Peter Day gets out of bed to ask what's to be done about absenteeism. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Party's Over
3/3. The series on short-lived political parties concludes with a look at the Trotskyite Militant Tendency, which operated as a party within the Labour Party until its members were dramatically expelled in the 1980s. Shaun Ley hears from former Labour leader Lord Kinnock , Baroness Boothroyd, Derek Hatton and Peter Taaffe.
Editor Terry Dignan The Party's Over repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Shaun Ley
Leader: Lord Kinnock
Unknown: Derek Hatton
Unknown: Peter Taaffe.
Editor: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

1/7. The guide to the wide world of learning, presented by LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Leading from the Front

Tommy Pearson explores the role of the orchestral leader, or principal violin. He traces the history, looks at what makes a good leader, and examines the relationship between leader, conductor and orchestra. Rptd from Thu


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: World Today

: News

: The interview

: News

: World Today

: News

: Have Your Say

: Off the Shelf

(1/8) by JM Coetzee, read by Derek Jacobi. Set in post-apartheid South Africa, a college lecturer is forced to resign after having a relationship with one of his students


Read By: Derek Jacobi.

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