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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Leonard's, Bleddington.

: Great Political Myths

Repeated from Wed

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Greening of God. MikeWooldridge considers the complex relationship between cosmology, theology and climate change in advance of next week's international series of concerts to highlight global warming. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

3/4. Bat Highway. Lionel Kelleway has a very close encounter with a colony of greater horseshoe bats in Devon. Producer Beatrice Fenton


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Beatrice Fenton

: Sunday

With Edward Stourton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

David Suchet appeals on behalf of Carr-Gomm. Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm Donations: [address removed], marked
Carr-Gomm on the back of the envelope; Credit cards:
Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: David Suchet
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Finding God in the City. From St Mary's
Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow. With the Provost, the Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth , and the Rev Shona Lillie. Cathedral choir directed by Frikki Walker. Organist Oliver Rundell. Producer Mo McCullough


Unknown: Kelvin Holdsworth
Unknown: Shona Lillie.
Directed By: Frikki Walker.
Organist: Oliver Rundell.
Producer: Mo McCullough

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: International Cricket

England v West Indies
Jonathan Agnew, Tony Cozier and Mark Saggers commentate on the one-day international at Lord's. Analysis comes from Vivian Richards and Angus Fraser.
Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate time TV highlights are on Five at 7.15pm


Unknown: Tony Cozier
Unknown: Mark Saggers
Unknown: Vivian Richards
Unknown: Angus Fraser.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Desert Island Discs

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Wangari Maathai talks to Kirsty Young. Producer Leanne Buckle


Talks: Wangari Maathai
Unknown: Kirsty Young.
Producer: Leanne Buckle

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

4/6. Rob Brydon joins regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor tor more inspired nonsense. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Rob Brydon
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor

: The Food Programme

The restaurant business is notorious for its high rate of failure - but there are ways chefs and owners can maximise profits from a simple plate of food. Simon Parkes finds out. Producer Dan Saladino Repeated tomorrow at 4pm Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Dan Saladino

: The World This Weekend

With Shaun Ley. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: "Death to America":Anti-Americanism Examined

1/3. The United States is perceived by many as being an international bully. Washington correspondent Justin Webb challenges that idea. Originally broadcast in April, he argues that anti-Americanism is often a cover for hatreds with little justification in fact. He starts where anti-Americanism began - in Paris. Producer Bill Law


Unknown: Justin Webb

: Gardeners' Question Time

Eric Robson chairs the horticultural forum, with John Cushnie , Carole Baxter and Bob Flowerdew answering questions from the public in Tweeddale in the Scottish borders. Chris Beardshaw explains how to create instant impact in a newly established garden. Including at 2.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast. producer TrevorTaylorAlan Titchmarsh 's gardening tips: page 48


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Carole Baxter
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Nearer God's Heart

2/4. Margery Fish , unknown outside gardening circles, but through her books has had a lasting impact on British gardening. Anthony Noel visits her garden in Lambrook, Somerset, to meet its current owner. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Margery Fish
Unknown: Anthony Noel
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: Classic Serial: Felix Holt,the Radical

2/3. George Eliot 's romance story set against the changes wrought in the Midlands after the passing of the Great Reform Act of 1832. Following the revelation about Esther's father, new doubts are cast about her parentage. Ariaoted by Michael Eaton. Music by John Tarns ; Producer Nicholas Newton Director Lucy Bailey Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Michael Eaton.
Music By: John Tarns
Producer: Nicholas Newton
Director: Lucy Bailey
Felix: Elliot Cowan
Mrs Holt: Susan Brown
Rufus: Stephen Moore
Esther: Hayley Atwell
Harold: Jasper Britton
Arabella: Susan Wooldridge
Matthew: Jack Shepherd
SirMaximus: John Carlisle
Philip: Paul Chahldl
Christian: Ron Cook
Denner: Carol MacReady
Rev Lingon: Michael Culkin
Chubb: John Tarns
Johnson: Ken Campbell

: Bookclub

Germaine Greer joins presenter James Naughtie and an audience to discuss The Female Eunuch and its relevance to women 37 years after its publication.
August Bookclub: The Remorseful Day by Colin Dexter


Guest: Germaine Greer
Presenter: James Naughtie
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: Visions of Paradise

Peter White looks at the work of one of England's greatest poets, John Milton , through the filter of their shared blindness. producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: John Milton
Producer: Mark Smalley

: File on 4

5/10. Angus Stickler investigates claims that suggest official figures about honour killings in the UK could be covering up a larger problem of violence involving women in British Muslim communities. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Angus Stickler

: 15-Minute Hamlet

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Peter Curran presents his highlights of the past week of BBC radio. Producer Jacqueline Smith To contact the programme with your suggestions: PHONE: [number removed], (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute); Fax: [number removed] email potw@bbc.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Alan gets into damage limitation.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 42

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood and the team take a look at books with an environmental theme. Producer Lucinda Montefiore


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: The Pat Hobby Stories

2/5. Boil Some Water -Lots of It Pat attempts to impress a new Red Cross nurse over lunch - and is surprised with the results. Alfred Molina reads F Scott Fitzgerald 's story. Producer Martin Jarvis


Unknown: Alfred Molina
Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald
Producer: Martin Jarvis

: Feedback

Presented by Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Roger Bolton.

: Last Word

Obituary series. Rptd from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

9/9. Car Crash. The US car industry has seen profits slide and sales flag in recent years. Peter Day speaks to an expert who has followed the long decline of the business. Rptd from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Ouinn looks at the week's politcal events.
10.45 Great Political Myths 2/3. Did President Bush really greet Tony Blair with the words "Yo, Blair"? Did James Callaghan really ask "Crisis? What crisis?" Or are they just myths? Simon Hoggart finds out on a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Great Political Myths is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Carolyn Ouinn
Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: James Callaghan
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

8/9. Presented by Liz Barclay. Repeated from Monday


Presented By: Liz Barclay.

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: News

: World Today

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