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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St George's, Benenden.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Wild. Madeleine Bunting explores humanity's complex and contradictory relationship with "the wild". Producer EleyMcAinsh Rptd at 11.30pm


Unknown: Madeleine Bunting
Producer: EleymcAinsh Rptd

: On Your Farm

3/8. Elinor Goodman explores the farm behind the Goodwood racecourse. Producer Anne-Marie Bullock


Unknown: Elinor Goodman
Producer: Anne-Marie Bullock

: Sunday

The week's religious and ethical headlines, with Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Terry Waite appeals on behalf of Y Care International. 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 4website


Unknown: Terry Waite
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Brian Sibley and the Rev Richard Coles reflect on the life and poetry of WH Auden to mark the centenary of his birth. Director of music Ralph Allwood. Producer Stephen Shipley


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Richard Coles
Music: Ralph Allwood.
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

A discussion of the week's major headlines with Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon
Podcast available for download at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/bh


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers


: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

England v India
The third day of the Second Test at Trent Bridge. Producer Adam Mountford -approximate time For commentators see yesterday
TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm


Unknown: Trent Bridge.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Desert Island Discs

Nicola Horlick , dubbed "superwoman" for juggling a high-powered career in the City with managing a large family, talks to Kirsty Young about her book Can You Have It All? Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Nicola Horlick
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Just a Minute

Paul Merton , Chris Addison , Clement Freud and Graham Norton try to avoid the pitfalls of hesitation, repetition and deviation. Hosted by Nicholas Parsons. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Chris Addison
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon explores the link between healthy eating and the ageing process. Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Producer: Margaret Collins

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Colin Hancock


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Children of the Olympic Bid

2/3. As they move through their teenage years, the youngsters who stood alongside Sebastian Coe in Singapore, helping to secure the 2012 games for London, discuss the changes in their lives with Peter White. Producer SueMitchell Repeated on Thursday at 8pm


Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Peter White.

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer questions from gardeners in the West Midlands. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened 3pm A Gardeners' Question Time section begins in the September issue of Gardens Illustrated Alan Titchmarsh 's gardening tips: page 30


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Summer Taste

2/4. Italian ice-cream maker Dante Mansi makes a raspberry sorbet, which helps writer Charlotte Mendelson recall her failed "Room with a View" experience as a teenager. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Charlotte Mendelson
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Classic Serial: Solaris

1/2. The radio debut of Stanislaw Lem 's science-fiction classic. A psychologist is sent to a run-down space station to find out what has happened to its crew. When his long-dead wife turns up, he finds himself in deep trouble. Adapted by Hattie Naylor. Producer Polly Thomas Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Writer: Stanislaw Lem
Adapted By: Hattie Naylor.
Producer: Polly Thomas
Kris: Ron Cook
Rheya: Joanne Froggatt
Snow: Tim McMullan
Sartorius: Stuart Richman
Woman: Maxine Burth

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Marcus Sedgewick about his love of Arthur Ransome. She also looks at a new way to reinvigorate classic texts. producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Marcus Sedgewick
Unknown: Arthur Ransome.

: Poetry Please

4/8. Stephen Rea and Fiona Shaw read listeners' requests for Irish poetry. With Roger McGough. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Stephen Rea
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Roger McGough.
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: File on 4

9/10. Fran Abrams finds out if it's true that you help Kenya's economy if you buy a bunch of Kenyan roses. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Fran Abrams

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday

: Pick of the Week

Simon Parkes makes his selection from the past week of BBC radio. 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: Simon Parkes
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Revenge is sweet for David and Kenton.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm on FM Soaps: page 25

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood meets award-winning illustrator Mini Grey , and a listener swaps favourite books with her granddad. Producer Philippa Law


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Mini Grey

: 101 Dalmatians

1/5. Anna Chancellor reads from Dodie Smith 's classic children's book. Mr and Mrs Dearly are overjoyed when their dogs become the proud parents of a vast litter of puppies. However, their neighbour Cruella de Vii has a more sinister interest in the new arrivals. Producer Lu Kemp


Unknown: Anna Chancellor
Unknown: Dodie Smith
Unknown: Mrs Dearly
Unknown: Cruella de Vii
Producer: Lu Kemp

: Feedback

Roger Bolton selects listeners' views on BBC radio programmes. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Last Word

Presented by Jonathan Freedland. Rptd from Friday


Presented By: Jonathan Freedland.

: Face the Facts

2/6. John Waite reveals how serious workplace injuries are going uninvestigated and discovers that Health and Safety inspectors don't have the resources to investigate serious incidents. Producer Beverly Purcell Repeated from Friday


Unknown: John Waite

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

4/8. No More Wars? Diplomacy rather than military force is the new watchword of British foreign policy. Philip Stephens asks whether, under Gordon Brown , armed intervention will give way to peace-keeping or if the UK's global perspective inevitably means it will still fight wars. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Philip Stephens
Unknown: Gordon Brown

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn looks at the political week ahead.
10.45 The Voter on the Couch 1/2. David Aaronovitch investigates what people really want from politicians. People claim to value
"honest" politicians, but are fascinated by tales of infidelity. He asks psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and former MP Jackie Ballard why, when it comes to politicians, the public always want to have it both ways - and discovers that he's no exception. Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
The Voter on the Couch is repeated on Wed at 8.45pm


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Adam Phillips
Unknown: Jackie Ballard
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Off the Page

2/7. Keep Up Appearances. Poet Attila the Stockbroker vents his spleen on "that awful Bucket woman", author Susannah Jowitt dissects the Tory party A-list and James Delingpole aims a punch at the British stiff upper lip. Dominic Arkwright attempts to keep order. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Susannah Jowitt
Unknown: James Delingpole
Unknown: Dominic Arkwright

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

Human behaviour, institutions and conventions come under the microscope. Presented by Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Presented By: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Globesity

: News

: World Today

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