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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St George's Church, Dunster, in Somerset.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Love with Strings. An exploration of the nature of conditional - as opposed to unconditional - love, and the damaging effects such love can have on individuals. With
Mark Tully , who talks to former priest and family therapist Jeremy Young. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Jeremy Young.
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

4/4. Freshwater Pearl Mussels. Lionel Kelleway joins mollusc expert Mary Seddon in a search for freshwater pearl mussels in a Cumbrian river. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Mary Seddon
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: Sunday

Religious news, with Jane Little. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Jane Little.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: The Radio 4 Appeal

Matthew Parris appeals on behalf of Village Aid. Donations: [address removed], marked VA on the back of tne envelope; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman
Rptd at 9.26pm. and on Thu at 3.27pm (


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship ,

Sea Sunday. As the Mission to Seafarers celebrates its
150th year, the Rev Philip Auden , chaplain to the Port o Bristol, explores the challenges of supporting the many visitors to our ports. From St Stephen's Church, Bristol, with the Exultate Singers, directed by David Ogden. Producer Simon Vivian


Unknown: Philip Auden
Directed By: David Ogden.
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.

: Desert Island Discs

Gardener Monty Don is Sue Lawley's guest today. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Monty Don

: Just a Minute

1/11. Nicholas Parsons hosts the devious panel game from London's Greenwich Theatre, with Paul Merton ,
Julian Clary , Clement Freud and Pauline McLynn. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Pauline McLynn.

: The Food Programme

Peas and Microgreens. Sheila Dillon takes part in a pea harvest and finds out about the new fashion in salads: microgreens. Producer Tamsin Hughes Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Tamsin Hughes

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with Brian Hanrahan. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: Stadium of Spooks

The World Cup final will be played tonight in a Berlin stadium full of fascinating and disturbing history.
Chris Bowlby reveals how football will come face to face with memories of Nazi death cults and British Cold War activity. Producer Chris Bowlby


Unknown: Chris Bowlby
Producer: Chris Bowlby

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chris Beardshaw, Bob Flowerdew and Carol Klein answer questions posed by gardeners in Gloucestershire. Chaired by Eric Robson. And at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
Anne Swithinbank answers readers' gardenng Questions in Good Homes Magazine, on sale now
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: The Four Seasons is aval able on CD or audio cassette. Two CDs cost E13.44 (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 www.bbcshop.com. or call [number removed], quoting [number removed] Ask Alan Titchmarsh : page 31


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Carol Klein
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Apprentice to the Past

2/4. What can be done to keep four of Britain's ancient trades alive? Today Clare Jenkins talks to three Norfolk flint-knappers about their prehistoric skill, which helps give East Anglia its distinctive appearance, producer ciare Jenkins


Talks: Clare Jenkins

: Classic Serial: She

2/2. Ayesha, the queen whose beauty enthrals and terrifies all who see her, believes Leo to be the lover for whom she has waited 2,000 years. She takes him and his guardian
Ludwig Holly deep into the mountains to the Pillar of Lite.
Hattie Naylor 's adaptation of the 19th-century bestseller by H Rider Haggard , set in a mysterious African kingdom.
Music by Elizabeth Purnell ; Director Sara Davies Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Ludwig Holly
Unknown: Hattie Naylor
Unknown: H Rider Haggard
Music By: Elizabeth Purnell
Director: Sara Davies
Ayesha: Mia Soterlou
Ludwig: Tim McLnnerny
Leo: Oliver Chris
Job: Howard Cogqlns
Billali: Ben Onwukwe
Ustane: Janice Acquah
Agarah: Damian Lynch

: Open Book

Howard Jacobson talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new book, Kalooki Nights. Plus a look a the art of bookbinding. Producer Hilary Dunn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Talks: Howard Jacobson
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Rupert and Taatamata

Rupert Brooke was one of Britain's pre-eminent First World War poets, but a significant part of his life has
- been deliberately concealed. Professor Robert Young goes on a journey to discover the mysterious Tahitian beauty, Taatamata, whom he believes was the love of Brooke's life and who may even have borne him a child. Was it the fear of a scandal that led to Taatamata being either ignored or denigrated by most of Brooke's biographers? Producer Tanya Datta Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Rupert Brooke
Unknown: Professor Robert Young
Producer: Tanya Datta

: File on Four

7/11. An investigation into growing concerns among
American Muslims about measures being taken to combat home-grown terrorism. With Jenny Cuffe. Repeated from Tue


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Comedian Steve Punt presents a selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Jacqueline Smith PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Steve Punt
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Lynda's in the mood for dancing.
For cast see page 33 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 32
RT DIRECT: The Archers Quiz Book is available for £8.45, including pSp, from www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood presents the children's magazine programme. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: A Garden of Stories

4/5. Elizabeth and Her German Garden. Charles Quest-
Ritson - garden writer, rose expert and author of Gardens of Germany - introduces an extract from the autobiographical novel in which the young Elizabeth von Arnim tells of her delight in escaping the oppressive rigours of polite society in Germany (into which she has married) by devoting herself to the creation of a garden. Abridged by Jill Waters. Read by Claire Skinner , producer Jill waters


Abridged By: Jill Waters.
Read By: Claire Skinner

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Crackerjack!

Fifty-one years ago, the children's TV show Crackerjack! was born. It ended nearly 30 years later, having entertained generations of children along the way. Janet Ellis presents this affectionate look back with the help of former presenters and performers and lots of children Shouting "Crackerjack!". Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Janet Ellis
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: Money Box

Impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis. Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

1/9. A Healthy Meltdown? Apparently, the NHS is in crisis, and the Government's reforms are making matters worse. But is some creative destruction necessary if the NHS is to become more responsive to patients? Bob Tyrrell asks whether the perception of meltdown is actually a sign that the reforms are starting to work. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Bob Tyrrell

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley

: How to Succeed at Summits

2/2. Sir Christopher Meyer , former British ambassador to the US, goes behind the closed doors when world leaders get together and explores the keys to success with fellow summiteers, including former British ministers Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Clare Short , and Madeleine Albright , former US secretary of state. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
How to Succeed at Summits is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Sir Christopher Meyer
Unknown: Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Clare Short
Unknown: Madeleine Albright
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

8/8. The guide to learning, with LibbyPurves. Rptd from Mon

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Imagining Albion: the GreatBritish Future

3/4. Albion Unbound. Francis Spufford charts the relationship between science fiction and rebellious counterculture from its earliest days. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Francis Spufford

: Analysis

: News

: News

: World Today

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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