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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday .

From St Peter's Church, South Petherton, in Somerset.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Doubting Thomas. In conversation with Canon John
Shepherd, Mark Tully considers the doubt in people s faith - from Thomas to Jesus Himself. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: On Your Farm

5/8. Meeting people who live the country life. Producer Fran Barnes


Producer: Fran Barnes

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news, presented by Jane Little. Producer Amanda Hancox


Presented By: Jane Little.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: The Radio 4 Appeal

Charlotte Green appeals on behalf of Parents for Children.
Donations: [address removed] BBC Radio4 4 Appeal, marked Parents for Children on the back of the envelope; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm, and on Thursday at 3.27pm


Producer: Sally Flatman

: SundayWorship

From St John 's Episcopal Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh.
A special service in celebration of the Edinburgh Festival led by the Rev Dr John Armes. Preacher the Rev
Donald Reid. With the church choir and congregation joined by festival visitors. Director of music Stephen Doughty. Organist Peter Horsfall. Producer Mo McCullough


Unknown: St John
Unknown: Dr John Armes.
Unknown: Donald Reid.
Organist: Stephen Doughty.
Organist: Peter Horsfall.
Producer: Mo McCullough

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

The week's national and international news, introduced by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Introduced By: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

This week Sue Lawley's guest is the pop music rnogu
Simon Cowell. He chooses eight recordings to take with him to the mythical desert island.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Simon Cowell.

: Just a Minute

6/11. Panellists Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Ross Noble and Tim Rice try to avoid deviation, hesitation and repetition. With Nicholas Parsons in the chair at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Ross Noble
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

American Diners. Sheila Dillon explores the origins of the roadside diner in a tribute to a remarkable eatery that serves as a cultural icon for the whole of America. Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Margaret Collins

: The World This Weekend

Global news, with James Robbins. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: James Robbins.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Sunday Best: Highbury, Out of Time

Highbury Stadium, the Arsenal, built in 1913 on holy ground amid corruption and uproar was, by the 1930s, a world-famous and futuristic symbol of sporting modernity. it is now being converted into f lats. In he final hours before its last ever match in May this year, Radio 4 captured the spirit of Highbury. Producer Mark Burman


Producer: Mark Burman

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions from gardeners at The Hub - Centre for the Arts, St Martins, near Oswestry. At the GOT garden,
Anne Swithinbank explains how to take fuchsia and pelargonium cuttings, and Chris Beardshaw explains why scything produces a more floriferous meadow.
Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question TimeiTheFour Seasons is available on CD or 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], visit www.bbcshop.com. or call [number removed], quoting [number removed]
Anne Swithinbank answers gardeners' questions in the September issue of Good Homes Magazine


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank

: Men of Stone

3/5 The Choice of the Professionals. From Inigo Jones to Eric Parry via Christopher Wren and Edwin Lutyens ,
Julian Richards examines the relationship between Portland stone and London's cityscape.
Producer Nick St George


Unknown: Eric Parry
Unknown: Christopher Wren
Unknown: Edwin Lutyens
Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: Nick St George

: Classic Serial: Great Expectations

3/3. The Truth. By Charles Dickens. Pip discovers the truth about his benefactor, the sorrows of Estella's life, and the value of loyalty, faithfulness and friendship. Dramatised by Martyn Wade.
Music by Harvey Brough ; Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Charles Dickens.
Dramatised By: Martyn Wade.
Music By: Harvey Brough
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Pip: Oliver Milburn
Joe: Jim Carter
Biddy: Robin Weaver
Miss Havisham: Janet Suzman
Estella: Anna Maxwell Martin
Herbert: Adrian Scarborough
Jaggers: Roger Allam
Wemmick: Stephen Critchlow
Magwitch: Ken Campbell
Molly: Maggie McCarthy
Compeyson: Harry Myers
Watchman: Ben Crowe

: Open Book

Writer William Mcllvanney , a former winner of the Whitbread Award, talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new book and why he hasn't published a novel for the past ten years. Producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: William McLlvanney
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Poetry Societies

4/4 The Yeats Society of Sligo. Judith Palmer spends a day on the West Coast of Ireland with the Yeats Society as they celebrate the poet's birthday in style. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Judith Palmer
Producer: Viv Beeby

: The Shipman Effect

Since the Harold Shipman case, are doctors increasingly reluctant to use painkilling drugs at the end of a patient's life? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Harold Shipman
Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Ritula Shah presents her 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: Ritula Shah
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

The Grundys hope for a second chance. For cast see page 27 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 26

: Go 4 It

Tracy Beaker writer Elly Brewer gives a scriptwriting workshop. Plus the next episode of Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Isabel Allende. Presented by Barney Harwood. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Elly Brewer
Unknown: Isabel Allende.
Presented By: Barney Harwood.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: Island Tales

4/5. Blind Russian. An ex-teacher takes her revenge. By Paul Farmer of Cornish writers' group Scavel an Gow. Read by Mary Woodvine. Producer Claire Grove


Read By: Mary Woodvine.
Producer: Claire Grove

: The Message

Repeated from Friday

: Last Word

Repeated from Friday

: Face the Facts

The truth about a property company that left small businesses and UK pension funds with losses running into millions. John Waite reports. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: John Waite

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

6/9. Over a Barrel? Many Western companies are shifting investment and jobs eastwards. Could we soon see a world divided along new lines - producer countries in the East and consumer countries in the West? Zareer Masani reports. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Zareer Masani

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 More than Just a Song
2/3. The story behind the stirring, patriotic ballad: This Land Is Your Land, written by Woodie Guthrie during the Depression years. Robin Denselow reports. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
More than Just a Song is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Written By: Woodie Guthrie
Unknown: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Off the Page

5/7. The Generation Game. With young adults enjoying a prolonged post-adolescence, and the Baby Boomer generation refusing to get old, what exactly has happened to the generation gap? Dominic Arkwright finds out with the help of self-confessed "kidult" Lucy Mangan , Grumpy Old Woman Dillie Keane , and teacher Francis Gilbert. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Dominic Arkwright
Unknown: Lucy Mangan
Unknown: Dillie Keane
Unknown: Francis Gilbert.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: The Railway Children

The Railway Children has moved generations of readers since E Nesbit published the first episode in 1905. Her biographer Julia Briggs visits the writer's childhood home to discover the inspiration behind this classic. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Julia Briggs

: News

: News

: World Today

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