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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers. Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Making Peace. In a business that sees many failures and few successes, who are the people who bring sworn enemies to the negotiating table and what scruples must they swallow to do so? Mark Wooldridge considers the growing role of international mediators in brokering peace. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Wooldridge
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

2/4. Badger Behaviour At dusk in Wytham Woods,
Lionel Kelleway joins Chris Newman of Oxford University to feed badgers Next morning they go in hunt of coloured droppings to understand how the badgers organise their living space in such a crowded neighbourhood. Producer Beatrice Fenton


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Chris Newman
Producer: Beatrice Fenton

: Sunday

A round-up of the week's religious and ethical headlines, With Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Roger Moore appeals on behalf of stars-the Blackouts Trust. Producer Sally Flatman Rptd at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm Donations: [address removed]Credit cards Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Roger Moore
Producer: Sally Flatman Rptd

: Sunday Worship .

Set All Free! On Mothering Sunday, the Rev
Roderick Campbell leads the service from St Andrew s and bt
George's Church in Edinburgh where the Rev Dr lain Whyte and Mukami McCrum reflect on how slavery continues o affect the lives of mothers and children around the world today. Choir director Brigitte Harris. Producer Mo McCullough


Unknown: Roderick Campbell
Unknown: St Andrew
Unknown: Mukami McCrum
Director: Brigitte Harris.
Producer: Mo McCullough

: 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

Comedian Jo Brand is this week's castaway. She talks to Kirsty Young about her life and career, and acoui her
Choice Of music. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at yam


Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: The Write Stuff ..

1/6. Sabrina Broadbent and Mark Billingham are the guests of team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh in the literary quiz. The author and subject of pastiche for the week is William Shakespeare. Hosted by James Walton. The reader is Beth Chalmers. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Sabrina Broadbent
Unknown: Mark Billingham
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Unknown: James Walton.
Unknown: Beth Chalmers.

: The Food Programme

Goat Meat and Kid. Sheila Dillon visits Chris and Sharon Peacock at their farm in Cockerham, Lancashire, where they are planning to expand their herd of 300 Boer goaa The Peacocks are among a growing band of British farmers attempting to satisfy our increasing appetite for goat medi. Producer Tamsin Hughes Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Unknown: Sharon Peacock
Producer: Tamsin Hughes

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Jo Coburn. Editor Colin Hancock


Presented By: Jo Coburn.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Cricket World Cup

England v Canada
Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Jonny Saunders and Bryan Waddle , with analysis from Mike Selvey and Angus Fraser. Plus news from Australia v Holland at S Kitts.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate times Highlights of today's play are on BBC1 at 11.30pm tomgnt


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Jonny Saunders
Commentary By: Bryan Waddle
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Angus Fraser.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Wildlife Illustrated

Some of the world's most beautiful and valuable artworks were painted by the great natural-history illustrators on the voyages of Cook, Banks and Darwin. is there still a place for artists and illustrators of nature in today hi-tech world? Brian Leith finds OUt. Producer Melinda Barker


Producer: Melinda Barker

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions sent in by post. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened RT DIRECT: Gardeners'Question Time: The Four seasons is available for E12.99 (RRP E15.99) on two CDs, including 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] Plants for Dots and borders offer: page 34


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: A Dog's Tale

4/5 Clare Balding continues her examination of the endangered dog breeds with a look at the Sealyham Terrier, bred in the 1800s by Captain Edwardes, who shot those that did not meet his standards. Producer Karen Gregor


Producer: Karen Gregor

: Classic Serial: Loving

1/2. John Banville's dramatisation of Henry Green's novel depicting life above and below stairs in an Irish country house during the Second World War.
On Mr Sheldon's death, footman Raunce acts fast to acquire the vacancy of butler at Castle Tennent. But how will the other servants in the household react to his sudden rise in status?
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)


Author: Henry Green
Dramatised by: John Banville
Producer: Gemma McMullan
Raunce: Martin Kemp
Edith: Leanne Rowe
Miss Welch: Pauline Quirke
MrsTennent: Joanna David
Violet: Claudia Harrison
Miss Burch: Amanda Root
Kate: Zoe Tapper
Capt Davenport: Mark Straker
Bert: Harry Eden
Albert: Johnny Brennan

: Open Book

Ali Smith joins Mariella Frostrup to explain why she is so passionate about the work of Katherine Mansfield. Producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Ali Smith
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Katherine Mansfield.
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: The Great Libraries

4/4. Joan Bakewell puts on a hard hat to find the poetry treasures housed in London's South Bank Poetry Library, currently undergoing redevelopment. With contributions from artistic director Jude Kelly , Simon Smith and Miriam Valencia. Poetry read by Alex Jennings. producers Susan Roberts and Charlotte Riches Rptd on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Director: Jude Kelly
Director: Simon Smith
Read By: Alex Jennings.
Producers: Susan Roberts

: File on 4

7/9. In the wake of the recent outbreak of bird flu at one of the Bernard Matthews turkey plants in Suffolk, Jenny Cuffe reports on the global march of the disease. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Bernard Matthews
Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Peter White makes his selection from the last seven days Of BBC radio. Producer Jacqueline Smith To contact the programme with your suggestions: PHONE: [number removed], (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute); email potw@bbc.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Lilian faces a new temptation. For cast see page 34 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 33

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood learns all about sleep, dreams and sleepwalking, and there's a sleepover with a difference at the British Museum in London. Producers Vibeke Venema and Justine Willett


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

: Lent Talks

3/6. As a judge, Cherie Booth OC has to consider how best to deal with persistent offenders. She reflects on the story of Zacchaeus, finding in it elements of restorative justice programmes, which seek to mediate between offenders and their victims. Repeated from Wednesday

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Last Word

Obituary series. Repeated from Friday

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

3/9. Anchor Aweigh? Philip Stephens asks what elements of the Pax Americana should survive and what interdependence might emerge. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Philip Stephens

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn looks ahead to the week's political events.
10.45 Arrested Developments British historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia, in January for jay-walking. He spent eight hours in a detention centre where many of his fellow prisoners thought he was a lawyer. In this talk he reflects on the experience and what it has taught him about America, the legal system, and its class distinctions. Producer Smita Patel
Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Producer: Smita Patel
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Cut-Price Classics

Simon Townley explores the cheap and cheerful classical music labels Of the 1950s and 60s. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Simon Townley

: News

: News

: World Today

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