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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Leonard's Church, Bledington, Gloucestershire.

: The Way We Live Now

Repeated from Sunday

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Hard-Wired for Belief. Faith has not withered away, despite firm predictions to the contrary and all that science, consumerism and political ideologies have thrown at it. Mark Tully explores the growing conviction among some scientists that human beings are "hard-wired" to believe in what Professor Robert Winston has called the Divine Idea. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Professor Robert Winston
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

8/8. Meeting 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

Natasha Kaplinsky appeals on behalf of the charity Crisis. Donations: [address removed], marked Crisis 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: Natasha Kaplinsky
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Choral matins for Trinity Sunday, live from Wells Cathedral. Preacher the Dean of Wells, the Very Rev John Clarke. The choir is directed by Matthew Owens. Organist David Bednall. Producer Stephen Shipley


Unknown: John Clarke.
Directed By: Matthew Owens.
Organist: David Bednall.
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: 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.

: Desert Island Discs

Retailer George Davies is Sue Lawley's guest this week. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: George Davies

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

3/6. Andy Hamilton joins regulars Barry Cryer ,
Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Colin Sell is at the piano. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Colin Sell

: The Food Programme

Wine and Climate Change. Examining the effect of changing weather patterns on viticulture, Andrew Jefford concludes this look at the effects of climate change on what we consume.
Producer Paula McGinley Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with Brian Hanrahan. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: The Battle for Babylon

The site of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon lies a mere
70km south of Baghdad. As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, it was one of the great centres of early civilisation, yet recent events have threatened the ruins' survival. Used as a base camp by military forces, there are reports of serious damage to the archaeological remains. Jonathan Charles attempts to make the dangerous journey to find out what has happened to Babylon. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Jonathan Charles
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Gardeners' Question Time

Matthew Biggs , John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer questions posed by members of the Woodborough
Horticultural Society, near Nottingham. With Eric Robson in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: The Four Seasons is available on CD or audio cassette. Two CDs cost £13.44 (rrp E15.99) or 2 audio cassettes cost E8.99 (rrp £10.99). Prices include p&p. To order. send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Five Gardens of Spain

3/5. La Granja near Segovia is Spain's most splendid formal garden. Susan Marling visits this beautifully restored garden, which is now a focus for summer pleasures - music, open-air cinema and a great ritual of jumping in all the fountains on feast days. Producer Susan Marling


Unknown: La Granja
Unknown: Susan Marling
Producer: Susan Marling

: Classic Serial: Amerika

2/2. New York, 1911. Expelled from his uncle Jacob's empire, the young emigre Karl Rossmann struggles to find his feet in the bewildering landscape of Kafka's Amerika. Franz
Kafka's formative work in a dramatisation by Graham White.
Music by Mark Springer : Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh Rptd Sat 9pm


Unknown: Karl Rossmann
Unknown: Graham White.
Music By: Mark Springer
Director: Peter Kavanagh Rptd
Karl: Carl Prekopp
Uncle: Jacob Conlethhill
Therese: Clare Lawrence
Robinson: Nicholas Boulton
Delamarche: Ewan Bailey
Rennell: Nick Sayce
Brunelda: Elizabeth Bell
Eva: Tracy Wiles
Male guest: Kim Wall

: Open Book

Double Booker Prize winner Peter Carey talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel, Theft: a Love Story, about the art world and his relationship with his native Australia. producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Talks: Peter Carey
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup

: Poetry Please

6/9. In this celebration of Walter de la Mare, who died
50 years ago this month, Roger McGough presents a wide selection of listeners' requests for his work and talks to contemporary poet Matthew Sweeney about de la Mare's special gifts. The readers are Jonathan Gunning and Kate Littlewood. Producer Christine Hall Repeated Saturday 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]


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Matthew Sweeney
Unknown: Jonathan Gunning
Unknown: Kate Littlewood.
Producer: Christine Hall

: File on Four

3/11. The recent suicide of the mother and disabled son who threw themselves from the Humber Bridge has highlighted the desperation some families face in caring for Britain's most vulnerable children. Sarah Spiller investigates the new crisis in respite care. Rptd from Tuesday


Unknown: Sarah Spiller

: From Fact to Fiction

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Charles Collingwood
Producer: Dilly Barlow

: The Archers

Hayley has her feathers ruffled.
For cast see page 31 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 29
Face behind the Voice - Clarrie Grundy : page 119
RT DIRECT: The Archers Quiz Book is available for £8.45, including p&p, from [web address removed], or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine programme. Including the final 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

5/5. The Chosen and the Rejected. Two single women move into a cottage and are befriended by the enigmatic and elegant couple from the great house. Read by Susannah Harker. Series of stories written by Frances Towers and abridged by Penny Leicester . Producer Emma Harding


Read By: Susannah Harker.
Written By: Frances Towers
Abridged By: Penny Leicester
Producer: Emma Harding

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Absent Friends

2/4. Losers and Dead Losses. Characters in radio or TV series who never make an appearance but have fully formed characters are explored by Tony Hawks. This week: The Lad from The Navy Lark; Ozzie Higginbottom , the boy always getting Jimmy Clitheroe into trouble; and Granville's mum from Open All Hours. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Ozzie Higginbottom
Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

6/9. Back to School. Computer guru James Martin has made a huge donation of E60 million to the University of Oxford to fund a new school designed to tackle the biggest problems facing humanity in the 21st century. He talks to Peter Day about it. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: James Martin

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Way We Live Now
2/2. A look at the political insights of the Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope and their relevance to politics today. Today Douglas Hurd covers themes ranging from political motivation to the problems prime ministers have in finding the right time to go. John Major offers his views. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
The Way We Live Now is repeated on Wed at 8.45pm and on Sun at 5.45am


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: John Major
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Dancing at the Wrecker's Ball

Actor and former quantity surveyor Bill Paterson is joined by architects, musicians, historians and residents to take a personal look at the highs and lows of Glasgow's architectural redevelopment. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Bill Paterson

: Analysis

: News

: News

: Faultlines


: World Today

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