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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary's Church, Lymm, in Cheshire.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Modern Mystic. Is mysticism the same today as it was in the past? And is the current preoccupation with mysticism a cause or an effect of the spirituality revolution? Mark Tully reports. Producer EleyMcAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully

: On Your Farm

7/8. 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

: The Radio 4 Appeal

Actor Liam Neeson appeals on behalf of the Down's
Syndrome Association.
Donations: [address removed], marked DSA 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: Liam Neeson
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

'spirit of God. A celebration of Pentecost from Blackburn
Cathedral, featuring Bob Chilcotfs Little Jazz Mass. W ith the Renaissance Singers conducted by Richard Tanner.
Led by the Very Rev Christopher Armstrong. Preacner Canon Chris Chivers. Producer Simon Vivian


Unknown: Bob Chilcotfs
Conducted By: Richard Tanner.
Unknown: Rev Christopher Armstrong.
Unknown: Canon Chris Chivers.
Producer: Simon Vivian

: 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 Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

England v Sri Lanka .
Live coverage of the third day's play in the Third Test.
__ Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Desert Island Discs: Armando Iannucci

Writer and producer Armando Iannucci joins Sue Lawley.
Repeated on Friday at 9am


Castaway: Armando Iannucci
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Producer: Leanne Buckle

: I'm Sorry' Haven't a Clue

2/6. With Jeremy Hardy , Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and Humphrey Lyttelton. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.

: The Food Programme

Food and Climate Change. Investigating the influence of climate change on food. Presented by Sheila Dillon. Next week, the effect of climate change on wine. Producer Paula McGinley Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Presented By: Sheila Dillon.
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with Brian Hanrahan. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: Life after Rover

3/3. When MG Rover closed, more than six thousand workers were made redundant. Adrian Chiles reveals the impact redundancy has had on them. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Gardeners' Question Time

Matthew Biggs , John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer gardeners' questions in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. With Enc Robson in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
Shortened repeat on Wed at 3pm
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: The Four Seasons is available on CD or audio cassette. Two CDs cost £13.44 (rrp £15.99) or 2 audio cassettes cost £8.99 (rrp £10.99). Prices include p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed] or visit [web address removed], or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed] Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 18


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Five Gardens of Spain

2/5. Susan Marling explores the wild, surreal Parc Guell in Barcelona, which Gaudi made as a monument to Catalan nationalism. Producer Susan Marling


Unknown: Susan Marling
Producer: Susan Marling

: Classic Serial: Amerika

1/2 In Franz Kafka's formative work, set in New York in 1911. Karl Rossmann has had to leave his family in Prague after an indiscretion with a girl. Now arriving in the New World he's filled with optimism. But will it last? Dramatised by Graham White. Rptd Sat 9pm


Author: Franz Kafka
Dramatised by: Graham White.
Music: Mark Springer
Producer/Director: Peter Kavanagh
Karl: Karl Prekopp
Uncle Jacob: Conleth Hill
Mr Pollunder: Ewan Bailey
Green: Nathan Osgood
Robinson: Nicholas Boulton
Hans: Nick Sayce
Headcook: Elizabeth Bell
Purser: Kim Wall
Clara: Tracy Wiles

: Bookclub

Lindsey Davis joins readers to discuss Time to Depart - part of her series of thrillers set in ancient Rome. Her investigator is Marcus Didius Falco , a kind of 1950s gumshoe detective operating in the teeming bustle of Rome. Presented by James Naughtie. Producer Dymphna Flynn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm July Bookc/ub: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt


Unknown: Lindsey Davis
Unknown: Marcus Didius Falco
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn
Unknown: John Berendt

: Poetry Please

5/9. Roger McGough introduces a broad selection of poems, many of which celebrate dialect and accents, including verse by Tony Harrison , Jackie Kay and Miss Lou. There are also poems about the joy of schooldays and a smattering of love poems. The readers are Adjoah Andoh , Valerie Bloom , Lewis Rae and Patrick Romer. Producer Sarah Langan Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm RT DIRECT: A special CD celebrating the 25th anniversary of Poetry Please is available from www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]


Introduces: Roger McGough
Unknown: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Adjoah Andoh
Unknown: Valerie Bloom
Unknown: Lewis Rae
Unknown: Patrick Romer.
Producer: Sarah Langan

: File on Four

2/11. With the NHS facing a massive cash crisis, the Government insists its multibillion-pound computer project is to press ahead despite widespread opposition from doctors. Has Whitehall got the prescription wrong? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: From Fact to Fiction

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Producer: Jo Coombs

: The Archers

Mike piles on the pressure. For cast see page 21 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 20 RT DIRECT: The Archers Quiz Book is available for £8.45, including p&p, from www.bbcshop.com. or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]

: Go 4 It

The children's magazine programme. Including the penultimate part of the story Harvey Angell by Diana Hendry. Presented by Barney Harwood. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Harvey Angell
Unknown: Diana Hendry.
Presented By: Barney Harwood.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: Tea with Mr Rochester

4/5. Don Juan and the Lily. A young girl in her first job falls under the spell of an inscrutable colleague, the romantic Georgia Dellow . Read by Romola Garai. Series of stories by Frances Towers , abridged by Penny Leicester . Producer Emma Harding


Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Georgia Dellow
Read By: Romola Garai.
Stories By: Frances Towers
Abridged By: Penny Leicester
Producer: Emma Harding

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Absent Friends

1/4. Housewives and Honeys. Characters who never make an appearance but who have fully formed characters are expored by Tony Hawks. Including Elizabeth Mainwaring from Dad's Army; Ma Glum from The Glums in Take It from Here; and, from Porridge, Mrs Barrowclough and Denise, Godber'S fiancee. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Elizabeth Mainwaring
Unknown: Mrs Barrowclough
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

5/9. Hush Hush. The Silent Plane is just one of the projects being pursued by the transatlantic Cambridge-MIT Institute. Peter Day finds out what happens when you put two brainy institutions together. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.

10.45 The Way We Live Now
1/2. A look at the political insights of the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope and their relevance to politics today. Douglas Hurd - with the help of John Major and others - focuses on the relationship between politics and the press.
The Way We Live Now is repeated on Wed at 8.45pm and on Sun at 5.45am
Hurd on Trollope: page 103


Presenter: Andrew Rawnsley
Presenter (The Way We Live Now): Douglas Hurd
Interviewee: John Major
Editor of The Westminster Hour: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: The Accidental Entertainers

The Brothers Grimm produced some of the best-loved fairy tales of all time. Michael Rosen investigates where some of the stories came from, and how a project that started as a serious scholarly endeavour turned into one of the biggest cultural phenomena ever. Repeated from Thursday
1.00 World Briefing 1.40 Analysis 1.50 Sports Round-up 2.00 News
2.05 Give Me Land (2/4) What land means to the millions who need it to survive 2.30 Heart and Soul 3.00 News
3.05 Faultlines (2/4) Exploring the reasons why some places are always "at war" in one way or another 3.30 Charlie Gillett 's World of Music 4.00 World Today 5.00 World Briefing


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Charlie Gillett

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