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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From All Saints' Church, Witley, Surrey.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Carried on the Wind. Storyteller Pamela Marre reflects on the invisible power of the wind, drawing on ancient tales that advise not to fight it, but instead to bend with it and remain unbroken. Producer Kim Normanton Repeated at 11.30pm


Producer: Kim Normanton

: Living World

New series 1/4. Little Tern on the Beach.
Lionel Kelleway goes in search of Britain's rarest species of tern and finds them on the beach at Great Yarmouth.
With Mark Smart of the RSPB. Producer Stuart Reading


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Mark Smart

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news, presented by Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: The Radio 4 Appeal

Allan Little appeals on behalf of International Alert, a charity that works to build sustainable peace in areas affected or threatened by violent conflict.
Donations: [address removed] marked IA 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: Allan Little
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Marking Racial Justice Sunday, from St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow. Celebrant the Most Rev Idris Jones , Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Preacher the Rev Kelvin Holdsworth. With the Cathedral Choir directed by Frikki Walker. Organist Christopher Hampson


Unknown: Idris Jones
Unknown: Kelvin Holdsworth.
Directed By: Frikki Walker.
Organist: Christopher Hampson

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Comment on this week's news. Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: International Cricket

NatWest Series: England v Pakistan
The final game in the series from Edgbaston, Birmingham. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Henry Blofeld , who are joined by experts Angus Fraser and Vic Marks.
Producer Peter Baxter 'approximate time


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Reunion

2/4. Robben Island. In Johannesburg, Sue MacGregor meets a group of former inmates of Robben Island - political prisoners at the same time as Nelson Mandela in the 1960s and 70s. Producer Sarah Cuddon Repeated on Fri at 9am


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: Just a Minute

10/11. Nicholas Parsons hosts the panel game from the Mermaid Theatre, London. With Graham Norton , Marcus Brigstocke , Clement Freud and Pam Ayres. Rptdfrom Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Pam Ayres.

: The Food Programme

Community farms, market gardens and vegetable-box schemes have been shown to make us happier. Sheila Dillon visits a thriving horticultural enterprise at a formerly derelict allotment site in Sandwell, West Midlands. 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: I Want to Give Up Driving

Asthmatic Friend of the Earth and self-confessed car-driving hypocrite Dave Cohen wants to give up his car addiction. But can he persuade the rest of the planet to give up too, starting with his family and neighbours? More to the point, can he persuade himself? Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Dave Cohen
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions from gardeners in Shropshire. Eric Robson is in the chair. And at the GOT garden, Peter Gibbs meets Rosie Yeomans , who discloses the results of recent trials, including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: The Four Seasons is available for £13.44 (rrp £15.99) on two CDs or E8.99 (rrp E10.99) on two audio cassettes. 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 October issue of Good Homes Magazine


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Unknown: Rosie Yeomans
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank

: The Rook and Me

2/4. Spring - Breeding. Some rookeries date back hundreds of years. Mark Cocker ponders why the birds are so loyal to one particular site. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Mark Cocker
Producer: Tim Dee

: Classic Serial: The Ministry of Fear

2/2. Graham Greene 's dark, wartime thriller about identity and redemption. A man wakes up in a clinic. He's a civilian casualty and has lost his memory. Apparently his name is Richard Digby. The doctors don't want him to leave. Why? Dramatised by Sean O'Brien. Producer/Director Gary Brown Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Richard Digby.
Dramatised By: Sean O'Brien.
Director: Gary Brown
Rowe: Michael Feast
Willi: James Nickerson
Anna: Fiona Clarke
MrsBellairs: Anne Rye
Maj Stone/Cost: David Fleeshman
Poole/Prentice: Malcolm Raeburn
Forrester: Stuart Richman
Johns: Lloyd Peters

: Open Book

Kathryn Hughes talks to Mark Haddon about his new novel, A Spot Of Bother. Producer Anne-Marie Cole Rptd on Thu at 4pm A Spot of Bother is next week's Book at Bedtime (18-22 September)


Talks: Kathryn Hughes
Unknown: Mark Haddon
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole Rptd

: Adventures in Poetry

2/4. Timothy Winters. Peggy Reynolds studies Charles Causley 's poem about this "blitz of a boy" and visits the Cornish town of Launceston where Charles Causley lived all his life, teaching at the National School where he was once a pupil. With contributions from poet Dana Gioia and fond reminiscences of Causley's friends and colleagues. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Timothy Winters.
Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: Dana Gioia
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Bugging the Boardroom

1/2. Allan Urry investigates the world of industrial espionage and assesses the threat from it to British business. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Allan Urry

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Sarfraz Manzoor presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio Over the past seven days. Producer Tamsin Hughes
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer: Tamsin Hughes

: The Archers

No news is bad news for Ian.
For cast see page 29 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 28

: Go 4 It

The children's magazine programme, presented by Barney Harwood. Producer aw Awojobi


Presented By: Barney Harwood.

: A Necklace of Raindrops

3/5. A Leg Full of Rubies. A phoenix comes between two lovers. By Joan Aiken. Read by Miriam Margolyes. Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Joan Aiken.
Read By: Miriam Margolyes.
Producer: Jill Waters

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests on current media trends. Rptdfrom Fri


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Last Word

With Matthew Bannister. Repeated from Fri


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

1/9. Age Rage. From 1 October, 65 will be the new nationwide retirement age in Britain. Peter Day finds out what this means for employees, for companies, and for people like him on the verge of being retired at 60. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Gibbon Test
3/3. What lessons could Edward Gibbon 's iconic The
History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire have for a multicultural Britain today? With Matthew Parris. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
The Gibbon Test is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Edward Gibbon
Unknown: Matthew Parris.
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Meet the Family

2/2. The Stepchildren. By 2010 there will be more step-families in the UK than birth families. Michael Rosen talks to step-parents and stepchildren about their lives. Producer Sara Conkey


Talks: Michael Rosen
Producer: Sara Conkey

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Miss Moneypenny's Metre

Samantha Bond , who played James Bond 's put-upon secretary, Miss Moneypenny, in four films, turns her critical eye to one of the cornerstones of her day job as a classical actress: the right way to deliver Shakespeare's dramatic verse. She consults Peter Hall , Cicely Berry and Derek Jacobi , and fellow "Bond girl" Judi Dench. Repeated from Thu


Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Cicely Berry
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Judi Dench.

: News

: Heart and Soul

Michael Bourdeaux spent the summer at a Russian Orthodox seminary in upstate New York


Unknown: Michael Bourdeaux

: News

: World Today

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