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: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Continued commentary on the fourth day of the First Test at the Gabba in Brisbane. 'Approximatetimes Highlights of the fourth day's play are on BBC2 at 11.10pm tonight

: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From Queen Camel in Somerset.

: Lost Causes

2/3. Carolyn Quinn reports on the campaign to restore the link between the state pension and earnings. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Project of Individuality. Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue considers the possibilities of individuality, in the light of people seeing, feeling or meeting the world from different perspectives. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: John O'Donohue
Producer: Ronni Davis

: On Your Farm

8/9. Elinor Goodman announces the winners of the BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Elinor Goodman
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Sunday

A round-up of the week's religious and ethical headlines. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Lord Coe appeals on behalf of the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association.
Donations: Freepost BBC Radio 4 Appeal, marked PSP on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm


Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

With the first Ashes Test in full swing, Nigel Swinford takes a look at cricket as a metaphor of life. With Grace Sheppard , widow of the bishop and ex-England cricket captain the Rt Rev Lord Sheppard, and the voice of Test Match Special commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins . Simon Lole directs the Daily Service Singers. Producer Philip Billson


Unknown: Nigel Swinford
Unknown: Grace Sheppard
Commentator: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentator: Simon Lole
Producer: Philip Billson

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Paddy O'Connell discusses the week's news. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Matt Lucas , star of Little Britain, chooses the eight records he'd take with him to the mythical desert island. Presented by Kirsty Young. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Matt Lucas
Presented By: Kirsty Young.

: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary on the final day of the First Test in Brisbane.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

2/6. Jeremy Hardy joins regulars Barry Cryer ,
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor at the Southport Theatre. Humphrey Lyttelton presents. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton

: The Food Programme

BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards
Gordon Ramsay , Jamie Oliver. Marcus Waring and Ainsley Harriott assist Sheila Dillon in revealing the winners of this year's awards.
Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Gordon Ramsay
Unknown: Jamie Oliver.
Unknown: Marcus Waring
Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World ibis Weekend

With Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Sunday Best: Looking for Middle England

3/3. Stereotypes. Ian Hislop searches for the cultural values of that oft-quoted but rarely defined landscape,
Middle England. On a trip to Lincoln, AA Gill, Lynne Truss and John Carey help him gauge the truth behind the stereotype of the Middle-Englander. Producer TomAlban


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Lynne Truss
Unknown: John Carey

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners in south Wales. And tree experts Roy Lancaster , Tony Russell and Tony Kirkham talk about their specialist subject. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Tony Russell
Unknown: Tony Kirkham
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Gardening Weather Forecast.

Producer Trevor Taylor Repeated on Wednesday 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 £10.99) on two audio cassettes. Prices include p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to
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Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Gardens of Faith

4/5. Judaism. For Jews, the first garden was the garden of Eden, where God told Adam to work and preserve the land. Two rabbis explain how a gardener is an excellent metaphor for how all humans should live their lives. Producer Mary Colwell


Producer: Mary Colwell

: Classic Serial: The Brothers Karamazov

4/5. As Dmitri goes on trial for the murder of his father, Alyosha desperately seeks proof of his innocence. By
Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.
Original music by David Pickvance ; Producer Marc Beeby
Directors Marc Beeby and Colin Guthrie Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Dramatised By: Melissa Murray.
Music By: David Pickvance
Producer: Marc Beeby
Directors: Marc Beeby
Directors: Colin Guthrie
Dmitri: Paul Hilton
Ivan: Nicholas Boulton
Alyosha: Carl Prekopp
Lise: Emma Noakes
Mrs Khoklakova: Rachel Atkins
Katerina: Juliet Aubrey
Grushenka: Katy Cavanagh
Smerdyakov: Joseph Kloska
Grigory: Desmond McNamara
Judge: Ian Masters
Prosecutor: Philip Fox
Fetyokovich: Mark Strakerl
Devil: Sam Dale
Spectators: Paul Richard Biggin
Spectators: Salkat Ahamed
Spectators: Bethan Walker
Spectators: Miranda Keeling

: Open Book

The author of Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier , joins Mariella Frostrup to talk about his new book, Thirteen Moons, the story of one man's struggle to defend the rights of the Cherokee. Producer Zahid Warley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Charles Frazier
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Zahid Warley

: 1 Wish I'd Looked after Me Teeth

Poet Paul Farley chews over the unhappy relationship between poets and their teeth, and asks: do bad teeth make good poetry? Farley's chequered dental history has left him with a mouth filled with steel posts, porcelain crowns, root canals and amalgam alloys. He talks to poets and dentists about the place of teeth in literary and cultural history. Readers Robin Cameron and David Holt. producer Emma Harding Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Paul Farley
Readers: Robin Cameron
Readers: David Holt.
Producer: Emma Harding

: File on 4

8/10. What can bugging and surveillance tell the authorities about terrorists and major criminals, and how much of it should be used as evidence in court? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: From Fact to Fiction

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Felicity Finch presents a selection of highlights 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: Felicity Finch
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Jill hits a raw nerve.
For cast see page 36 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
There's a celebration of The Archers in the January issue of Homes & Antiques Magazine, on sale 6 December, price F3.30 Soap & Flannel: page 35

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood finds out how human brains work, and asks whether in the future we'll be half brain, half robot. Producers Vibeke Venema and Justine Willett


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Producers: Vibeke Venema
Producers: Justine Willett

: The Time Being

4/5. Gunpoint Optimism. Inspired by a tragedy she witnesses from her window, Gilbey plays games of friendship and love. Written by Lauren Frankel and read by Andrea Harris. Producer Lisa Osborne


Written By: Lauren Frankel
Read By: Andrea Harris.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Last Word

Obituary programme with Matthew Bannister. RptdfromFri


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

3/8. Frontiers Too Far? With the US considering its options for getting out of Afghanistan and Iraq, Ouentin Peel looks at Europe's defence and security strategy in the world.
Would Europe have the manpower, resources or political will to fill the gap left by America? And is Nato the right instrument to play global policeman? Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ouentin Peel

: The Westminster Hour

Probing analysis of the week's political events.

: Lost Causes

3/3. Carolyn Quinn reports on the ongoing campaign to achieve more generous compensation for the victims of thalidomide.
Producer Terry Dignan Lost Causes is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Producer: Terry Dignan

: Off the Page

2/6. Telephones. Ben Goidacre reads a sinister story of mobile phone stalking; Sophie Borland recalls going undercover at a call centre; and Joe Oueenan describes telephone accents that he hates. Presented by Dominic Arkwright. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Ben Goidacre
Unknown: Sophie Borland
Unknown: Joe Oueenan
Presented By: Dominic Arkwright.
Producer: Miles Warde

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: White Face, Dark Heart

2/2. Clowns are not just for children, as Stewart Lee finds out when he talks to British clowns who want to change the world, even if it means confronting the police. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Stewart Lee

: News

: Heritage

: Heart and Soul


: News

: World Today

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