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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary's Church in Lamberhurst, Kent.

: The Way We Live Now

Repeated from Sunday

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Divine Comedy. Humour unlocks the humanity in all of us, and, if we're made in God's image, our sense of the ridiculous surely must come from God. The writer and Performer Judith French considers the link between God and comedy. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm


Producer: Ronni Davis

: Living World

New series 1/4 Lime. Gin and Juniper. Lionel Kelleway journeys along the Pennine Way in Teesdale with botanist
Phil Gates , exploring flora that has fascinated plant overs for centuries. They find some of our earliest colonists, which arrived after the ice sheets retreated ten thousand years ago; an ancient juniper forest; and a rarity that is found nowhere else in England. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Phil Gates

: Sunday

Religious news, with Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: The Radio 4 Appeal

Billy Bragg appeals on behalf of the charity War Child.
Donations [address removed], marked War Child 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: Billy Bragg
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

From St Martin's Church, Belfast, the Rev Dr Gordon Gray considers what the values of God's Kingdom mean for life in today's world. With the Priory Singers, directed Dy Harry Grindle. Producer Bert Tosh


Unknown: Dr Gordon Gray
Unknown: Dy Harry Grindle.
Producer: Bert Tosh

: 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

Sue Lawley's guest is the physicist Peter Mansfield. Producer Anne Peacock


Unknown: Peter Mansfield.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

4/6. Andy Hamilton joins regulars Barry Cryer , i im
Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Colin Sell is at the piano. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Colin Sell

: The Food Programme

Restaurant Sourcing. Sheila Dillon finds out how restaurants are changing their ideas about sourcing.
One pub in Burnley gets potatoes from a supplier who digs them at midnight and has them on the plate the following morning. Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Margaret Collins

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with Brian Hanrahan. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Geht zumFussballweltmeisterschaftweg!

1/3. Giles Wemmbley Hogg , world traveller and graduate in Canadian studies, discovers that the World Cup is taking place in a land called "Germany". With Marcus Bngstocke as Giles. By Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby with additional material by Graeme Garden. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Unknown: Marcus Bngstocke
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Jeremy Salsby
Unknown: Graeme Garden.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Several thousand listeners attended the programme s summer garden party yesterday. Chris Beardshaw, John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Peter Gibbs were there to answer questions, and Eric Robson was 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 onCDor audio cassette. Two CDs cost £13.44 (rrp £15.99) 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 call [number removed], quoting [number removed]
Alan Titchmarsh : page 28


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Five Gardens of Spain

4/5 The palace gardens of Pazo de Oca in Galicia, restored to their former glory by the Duke of Segorbe (Spain's s
"gardener Duke"), perfectly combine Baroque stonework, lush vegetation, an abundance of water and a working farm. Susan Marling investigates, Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Classic Serial: Basil

1/2 After little more than a glimpse on an omnibus,
Basil falls in love with Margaret, daughter of a nouveau riche tradesman. Although she's of a different class,
Basil plots to marry her in secret, hoping that he will reconcile his father to the match. But little goes as planned. One of Wilkie Collins 's lesser-known but nonetheless enthralling novels, in an adaptation by Robin Brooks.
Producer Clive Brill Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Robin Brooks.
Producer: Clive Brill
Basil: Julian Rhind-Tutt I
Mannion: Robert Glenister
Margaret: Julie Cox
Sherwin: Christopher Etterldge
Mrs Sherwin: Leslie Ash
Clara: Charlotte Lucas
Ralph/Passenger/Cleric: Nicholas Rowe
Father: Simon Chandler
Susan: Kellle Shirley
Clippie/Cabbie: Robin Brooks
Bellboy: Seb Cardinal

: Open Book

Kathryn Hughes talks to novelist Bali Rai about his new book, The Last Taboo, the story of an Asian teenage girl and a black boy falling in love and the opposition they face from their families. Plus, the art of casting audiobooks. Producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Talks: Kathryn Hughes
Unknown: Bali Rai
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Poetry Please

7/9. Roger McGough presents a selection of poems inspired by the ocean. Producer PaulDodgson 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]


Unknown: Roger McGough

: File on Four

4/11. With growing concern over foreign criminals being released rather than deported at the end of their prison sentences, Zaiba Malik asks what safeguards exist to stop convicted European rapists and murderers re-entering the UK to commit violent new crimes. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Zaiba Malik

: From Fact to Fiction

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Lynne Truss 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


Producer: Dilly Barlow

: The Archers

Adam lays down the law.
For cast see page 32 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 31
RT DIRECT: The Archers Quiz Book is available for EB.45, including p&p, from www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]

: Go 4 It

In the children's magazine programme Barney Harwood is joined by Brian Jacques , author of the Redwall adventures, who talks about his new book, High Rhulain. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Brian Jacques
Unknown: High Rhulain.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: A Garden of Stories

1/5. The Occasional Garden. Penelope Keith reads an account of horticultural one-upmanship by Saki. The first of a series of stories about fictional gardens and gardeners. Abridged by Jill Waters. Producer Jill waters


Unknown: Penelope Keith
Abridged By: Jill Waters.

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Absent Friends

3/4. Bosses and Bossy-Boots. Characters in radio or TV series who never make an appearance but have fully formed characters are explored by Tony Hawks. This week: people from Hi-de-Hi!, The Good Life, The Navy Lark and Wrinkles. Producer Angela Sherwin


Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money

Box Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

7/9. Tangled Web. With the internet leaching power away from the old information providers, Peter Day asks how established businesses will cope with this vital change in the media landscape. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 How to Beat Jeremy Paxman
1/2. Politicians know that a bad interview with Jeremy Paxman can destroy their credibility. But are there ways an interviewee can fight back?
Steve Hewlett takes a look. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan How to Beat Jeremy Paxman is rptd on Wed at 8.45pm and on Sun at 5.45am Steve Hewlett on the Paxman technique: page 119


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Steve Hewlett
Unknown: Terry Dignan
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Steve Hewlett

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: The Theatre on the Cliff

The Minack Theatre in Cornwall draws thousands of theatre-goers every year. But it was one woman whose vision and physical hard work created this unique theatre, carved out from the cliffs at the bottom of her garden in Porthcurno. Producer Libby Spurrier
1.00 World Briefing 1.40 Analysis 1.50 Sports Round-up 2.00 News
2.05 Give Me Land (4/4) 2.30 Heart and Soul 3.00 News
3.05 Faultlines (3/4) 3.30 Charlie Gillett 's World of Music
4.00 World Today 5.00 World Briefing


Producer: Libby Spurrier
Unknown: Charlie Gillett

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