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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St David's, Moreton in Marsh.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

FuturePerfect. While the idea that people can forge their own destinies is a common theme in self-help manuals and new-age writing, there are those who denounce it as dangerous nonsense. Yet for some contempora y theologians, it is not only possible but a veritable duty to be co-creators of the future. With Mark Tully. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeatted at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully.
Producer: Eley McAinsh Repeatted

: On Your Farm

4/9. Alex James meets a Hampshire farmer whose solution to low milk prices is to deliver pints to the doorstep. Producer Sarah Swadling


Unknown: Alex James
Producer: Sarah Swadling

: News; Sunday Papers

7.10 Sunday
Religious news, with Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Martin Bell appeals on behalf of Handicap International UK.
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Donations: [address removed]; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

The Love That Empowers Forgiveness. Mass from the church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Cambridge.
The celebrant is Mgr Tony Rogers. The Homily is given by the Rev Gerald O'Collins SJ. Director of music Nigel Kerry.
Producer Janet McLarty


Unknown: Mgr Tony Rogers.
Unknown: Rev Gerald O'Collins
Music: Nigel Kerry.
Producer: Janet McLarty

: 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.

: The Reunion

5/5. In the early hours of the 12 octoberl984, as Margaret Thatcher sat redrafting a speech in her room at
Brighton's Grand Hotel, an IRA bomb exploded killing five people and injuring many more. sue MacGregor brings together both perpetrators and victims to see how their lives were changed for ever by this terrorist attack on mainland Britain, and how some of them are building a sense of reconciliation after 23 years. Producer David Prest Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Producer: David Prest

: The Unbelievable Truth

2/6. David Mitchell hosts this game in which panellists compete against one another to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their oppone combatants today are Jeremy Hardy , Alan Davies , Jo Brand and Clive Anderson. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Clive Anderson.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon finds out what has happened to school catering in the wake of Jamie Oliver's campaign. Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World This Weekend

Shaun Ley with global news and analysis. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Shaun Ley
Editor: Colin Hancock

: The Things We Forgot to Remember

4/4. The 1945 Labour Government. Clement Attlee 's government is remembered as the founder of the welfare state. Michael Portillo asks just how radical this agenda was and how much of this memory is myth making by subsequent Labour governments. He meets
Denis Healey , Peter Carrington and Tony Benn to uncover the forgotten choices made in a Britain exhausted by one war and on the brink of another. Producer JuliaAdamson


Unknown: Clement Attlee
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Peter Carrington
Unknown: Tony Benn

: Gardeners' Question Time

Carole Baxter , John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew are guests of the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre in Peebles, near Edinburgh. Chris Beardshaw and Bunny
Guinness explain various methods for working out the levels in your garden. Chaired by Eric Robson. Including at
2.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor
Alan Titchmarsh answers your gardening questions. p34


Unknown: Carole Baxter
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: National Obsession

4/5. Continuing the series of snapshots of the everyday rituals and routines of the nation, where people of all ages from around the country describe their idiosyncratic obsessions in their own voices. Today: fanatical behaviour surrounding transport and travel. Producer Sam Bryant


Producer: Sam Bryant

: Classic Serial: My Cousin Rachel

1/2 Philip's guardian Ambrose, a lifelong bachelor, leaves for a tour of Italy and unexpectedly falls in love. But within months he succumbs to an illness and dies. Daphne du Maurier 's tale of obsession, paranoia and jealousy, adapted by Robin Brooks. producer Clive Brill Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Adapted By: Robin Brooks.
Producer: Clive Brill
Philip: Carl Prekopp
Rachel: Lla Williams
Ambrose: Damian Lewis
Louise: Emily Wachter
Rainaldi: Nicholas Murchie
Geoffrey: Paul Jesson
Mrs Pascoe: Carol MacReady
Seecombe: Huqh Ross
Ludovico: John McAndrew
Tamlyn: John McAndrew
Vicar: John Roqan
Sawyer: John Roqan
Groom: Robin Brook
Couch: Robin Brook

: Bookclub

Jodi Picoult joins James Naughtie and answers questions put by an audience about her novel My Sister's Keeper. It concerns a young girl who sues her parents for the right to make her own decisions about how her body is used when a kidney transplant is planned to save her older sister's life. Producer Dymphna Flynn Repeated on Thursday at 4pm June's Bookclub: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell


Unknown: Jodi Picoult
Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Dymphna Flynn
Unknown: David Mitchell

: Poetry Please

Roger McGough introduces requests for Byron's playful satire, Beppo. Set in Venice, where Byron was living in 1818, this romp parodies English and Italian attitudes toward marital infidelity. In it, Byron perfects a new poetic form, juxtaposing the lofty with the absurd, and the pretentious with the trivial. The reader is John Telfer. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
RT DIRECT: To order the CD Poetry Please: The Anniversary Edition for E9.99 (RRP E12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed] or visit www. bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout


Introduces: Roger McGough
Unknown: John Telfer.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Peckham's Lost

The bleak stairwell where Damilola Taylor bled to death has been replaced by new housing but following recent murders Winifred Robinson investigates what more can be done to tackle the increasing violence seen on the Streets Of Peckham. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Damilola Taylor
Unknown: Winifred Robinson

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Joan Bakewell makes her selection from the last seven days Of BBC radio. Producer Jacqueline Smith
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: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

David and Ruth find a new look.
For cast see page 37 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 36

: French Election Special

2/2. As the votes are counted in the second round of the French presidential election, Edward Stourton presents this special programme from Paris. Producer Nick sutton


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Nick Sutton

: The Message

5/6. Steve Hewlett and his guests discuss current media trends and how they affect everyday life. Producer Ekene Akalawu.


Unknown: Steve Hewlett
Producer: Ekene Akalawu.

: Last Word

Obituary programme. Repeated from Friday

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

1/9. Over the Moon. Journeys into space are catching the attention of a new bunch of entrepreneurs who insist they can do it more cheaply than governments. Peter Day asks if space travel is really rocket science. Producer Neil Koenig Repeated from Thursday


Producer: Neil Koenig

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn looks ahead to the week's political events.
10.45 Getting What We Deserve 2/2. AnneMcElvoy, executive editor of the London Evening Standard, discusses the idea of meritocracy and its pertinence in politics today. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan Getting What We Deserve is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Every Port Has a Name for the Sea

3/3. Pirates and Romans - Tunisia to Libya. Chris Stewart begins the final leg of his journey along the north African coast. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Chris Stewart
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor leads the discussion on topical items and issues in the academic and research world. Rptd from wed


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: News

: World Today

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