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: World News

: BellsonSunday

From the church of St Mary and St Giles, Buckerell, Devon.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Border Places. As an international affairs correspondent, Mike Wooldridge is constantly crossing borders and finds them to be places not only of danger but also of allure and sanctuary. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

3/4 Slugs and Snails. Mary Seddon from the National
Museum of Wales introduces Lionel Kelleway to a world of love darts and mate-attracting slime. producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Mary Seddon
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: Sunday

Religious news, with Roger Bolton. producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Tom Conti appeals on behalf of the charity Norwood.
Donations: [address removed], marked Norwood 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: Tom Conti
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship ,

Making Connections. The next in the Lent series exploring the paradoxes of faith in John's Gospel comes from the church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge. For Passion Sunday on the theme of suffering and salvation. Homily: the Rev Gerald O'Collins ; celebrant Mgr Tony Roger. Producer Janet McLarty


Unknown: Gerald O'Collins
Unknown: Mgr Tony Roger.
Producer: Janet McLarty

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

The week's news. With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Reunion

New series 1/5. Sue MacGregor reunites some of the key figures involved in the 1991 Gulf War conflict. Generals Norman Schwarzkopf, Paddy Hine and Patrick Cordingley are joined by the then Defence minister Tom King and the BBC's John Simpson, who spent much of the conflict reporting from Baghdad.
Producer Sarah Cuddon
Repeated on Wednesday at 8pm


Unknown: Norman Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Paddy Hine
Unknown: Patrick Cordingley
Unknown: Tom King
Unknown: John Simpson
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: Quote.... Unquote

2/9. With guests Fran Beauman , Clive Coleman , Professor John Sutherland and Alan Titchmarsh. and reader
William Franklyn. Presented by Nigel Rees. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Fran Beauman
Unknown: Clive Coleman
Unknown: John Sutherland
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.
Reader: William Franklyn.
Presented By: Nigel Rees.

: The Food Programme

Current food issues are explored by Sheila Dillon. Producer Alice Feinstein Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon.
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with Brian Hanrahan. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: The Organ Transplant

Miriam O'Reilly follows Uldis Rubezis , church elder and wheeler dealer, as he takes unwanted British church organs back to Latvia, where they are lovingly reassembled and restored, producer Joiyon Jenkins <R)


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Unknown: Uldis Rubezis
Producer: Joiyon Jenkins

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chris Beardshaw, Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew answer questions from members of the Caversham
Horticultural Society in Berkshire. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: The Four Seasons is available on CD or audio cassette with free p&p. Two CDs cost £10.99 (rrp EV.W ) or 2 cassettes E8.99 (rrp £10.99). To order call [number removed] and quote code RT45..
Alan Titchmarsh answers your gardening questions: p32


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Bridge

A celebration of Brunei's masterpiece, the Clifton
Suspension Bridge. The voices of the Bristolians who use it, look after it and cherish it are woven around a specially commissioned poem by Libby Houston , producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Libby Houston
Producer: Sara Davies

: Classic Serial: A House for Mr Biswas

2/2. Set in Trinidad, VS Naipaul's masterpiece depicts the life of a Hindu man struggling to overcome circumstances and fulfil his destiny. Dramatised by Brian Wright.
Producer Pam Fraser-Solomon Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Dramatised By: Brian Wright.
Narrator: Rudolph Walker
Mohun Biswas: Nitin Ganatra
Shama: Nina Wadia
Mrs Tulsi: Leena Dhingra
Seth: Madhav Sharma
Alec Victor: Romero Evans
Govind: Jim Findley
Owad: Richard Sumitro
Sushila Inika: Leigh Wright
Burnett: Kim Wall
Logie: Elizabeth Bell
Anand: Jonathan Bishop

: Bookclub

Malorie Blackman joins readers to discuss Noughts and Crosses, her novel set in an alternative reality in which people are either a Cross (with money, prospects and position) or a Nought (with very little). Presented by James Naughtie. Producer Dymphna Flynn Repeated Thu4pm May's Bookclub: Hotel World by Ali Smith


Unknown: Malorie Blackman
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn
Unknown: Ali Smith

: The Poetry of History

rNew series 1/4. Easter 1916 by WB
Yeats Jonathan Bate presents the programme that examines historical events through the poetry they inspired. With poet Theo Dorgan and historian Diarmuid Ferriter , Bate visits places where Irish history was
"changed, changed utterly" - the General Post Office in Dublin, the hub of the Easter Rising 90 years ago, and Kilmainham Jail, where several of the rebels were executed. Producer Julian May Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Yeats Jonathan Bate
Unknown: Theo Dorgan
Unknown: Diarmuid Ferriter

: File on 4

9/9. As a new exodus of refuges from troubled Darfur threatens the stability of neighbouring Chad, reporter Liz Carney asks whether three years of international diplomacy has done anything to ease the plight of refugees or to halt the violence of marauding militias. Repeated from Tuesday


Reporter: Liz Carney

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Gerry Northam 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: Gerry Northam
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Archers

Kirsty has to build bridges.
For cast see page 35 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Who'll be off next?: page 18 Soap & Flannel: page 34

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine show, featuring the next instalment of The Secret of Iguando by Robert Dodds , a mystery story set in Mexico. Hosted by Barney Harwood. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Robert Dodds
Unknown: Barney Harwood.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: The Sculptor's Daughter

5/5. Christmas. A Finnish Christmas in the artist's studio: traditional, unchanging and full of meaning for the sculptor's daughter. Readings by Claire Skinner from Tove Jansson 's stories. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Claire Skinner
Unknown: Tove Jansson
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Laughing Matters

Comedian Natalie Haynes asks who the role models are for today's female stand-ups. She listens to the archives of Jessica Mitford , Dorothy Parker and Rebecca West and speaks to writers Cynthia Heimel , Fran Lebowitz and Julie Burchill to find out. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Natalie Haynes
Unknown: Jessica Mitford
Unknown: Dorothy Parker
Unknown: Cynthia Heimel
Unknown: Fran Lebowitz
Unknown: Julie Burchill

: Money

BOX Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

5/9. Europe's Tarnished Golden Door. How can economic migration in the EU be managed so that some countries don't get all the benefits and others all the pain? Ouentin Peel reports. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ouentin Peel

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Greeks: for Better or Worse
1/2. Vote 'em out or Chuck 'em out. Was the ancient system of ostracism better than today's representative democracy? Paul Cartledge , professor of Greek history, reflects on the differences and similarities betwen democracy today and in ancient Greece. Producer Beaty Rubens Editor Terry Dignan


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Paul Cartledge
Producer: Beaty Rubens
Editor: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

7/7. The guide to the world of learning, presented by Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: The Man from Esher and His Theatreof War

RC Sherriff wrote the play Journey's End following his own experiences of the trenches in the First World War.
Unflinching but deeply humane, it was a huge hit. But the man who wrote it remains a mystery. Robert Gore -Langton presents. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Robert Gore

: Analysis

: News

: Macho Men 1/2

: Heart and Soul

Buddhist's Return

: News

: World Today

: International Cricket

India v England: The third one-day international, from Goa. Producer Peter Baxter *approximate times
5.00 World Briefing 5.00 World Business Report


Producer: Peter Baxter

: International Cricket

India v England
The third one-day international, from Goa. Commentary by Simon Mann , Jonny Saunders and Angus Fraser. At


Commentary By: Simon Mann
Commentary By: Jonny Saunders
Commentary By: Angus Fraser.

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