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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Olave's Church, Hart Street. London.

: Profile

Repeated from Yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood: Living Smart, Living Simple

Mark Tully and environmental campaigner Jonathon Porritt explore how progress can be harnessed for the good of the planet and to enhance the quality of life. (Repeated at 11.30pm)
See panel


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

Binor Goodman visits an estate in Wiltshire where the pheasant shooting season reaches its height. Producer Nicola Humphries


Unknown: Binor Goodman
Producer: Nicola Humphries

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

John Sergeant appeals on behalf of the British Council for Prevention of Blindness.
Producer Sally Flatman Rptd at 9.26pm and Thu at 3.27pm Donations: [address removed], marked British Council for Prevention of Blindness on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]: online via the Radio 4 website


Producer: Sally Flatman Rptd

: Sunday Worship

Remember Reflect, React. At the beginning of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture, the deans of the city's two cathedrals mark
Holocaust Memorial Day, in the hope that such horrendous events are neither forgotten nor repeated. Led by Canon Anthony O'Brien and Canon Anthony Hawley. The preacher is the Very Rev Justin Welby. Master of the music David Poulter. Producer Philip Billson


Unknown: Canon Anthony O'Brien
Unknown: Canon Anthony Hawley.
Unknown: Justin Welby.
Music: David Poulter.
Producer: Philip Billson

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon L Podcast available for download at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/bh


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
RT DIRECT: Ambndge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for £8.99 (RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RTD179, or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD179 at the checkout

: Desert Island Discs

Lady Spender, former classical pianist and widow of poet Stephen Spender , chooses eight records to take to the mythical desert island. Presented by Kirsty Young.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Stephen Spender
Presented By: Kirsty Young.

: Just a Minute

4/12 This week's panellists at Stratford-upon-Avon are Phill Jupitus, Gyles Brandreth, Clement Freud and Graham Norton. With Nicholas Parsons in the chair. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Graham Norton.
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon explores the world of food sold over the internet. Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Producer: Dan Saladino

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Shaun Ley.


Presenter: Shaun Ley
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Astronauts' Wives' Club

At the height of the Apollo space programme in the 1960s, the Astronauts' Wives' Club was born, a place where the women in the astronauts' lives could share the personal impact of the intense schedules and intense public scrutiny.


Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and Matthew Biggs answer questions posed by gardeners in Berkshire. And Anne Swithinbank and Bob Flowerdew give tips on growing your own vegetables. The chairman is Eric Robson.
And at 2 25pm Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortenedrpton Wednesday at 3pm Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: p34; Book offer: p24


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor Shortenedrpton
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Wide Awake at Bedtime

4/4 Stewart Henderson joins the Midnight Ramblers at Kew Gardens to learn about nocturnal wildlife and the ecology of the countryside.


Presenter: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Eve Streeter

: Classic Serial: Fortunes of War

1/6 Joanna Lumley stars in Lin Coghlan's sweeping new dramatisation of Olivia Manning's classic war novels.
In 1939 young Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest with her new husband, Guy, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart.
Pick of the Week: page 120


Author: Olivia Manning
Dramatised by: Lin Coghlan
Producer/Director: Marc Beeby
Old Harriet: Joanna Lumley
Harriet: Honeysuckle Weeks
Guy: Khalid Abdaha
Yakimov: James Fleet
Inchcape: John Rowe
Clarence: Alex Wyndham
Sophie: Joannah Tincey
Gainin: John Dougall
Bella: Carolyn Pickles
Drucker: Peter Marinker
Sasha: Joseph Arkley
Nikko: Simon Treves
Despina: Laura Molyneux
D Hassolel: Katy Cavanagh
Manager: Ben Onwukwe

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Helen Dunmore about her new book Counting the Stars.
Producer Thomas Morris Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Helen Dunmore
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Poetry Please

i- 3/6. Poems requested by listeners, read bv actors Stephen Rea , Judi Dench ,
Paul Scofield and Ronald Pickup. Magazine publisher Felix Dennis and presenter Roger McGough read their own poems.
Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm Spoken word choices: page 121


Unknown: Stephen Rea
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Ronald Pickup.
Unknown: Felix Dennis
Presenter: Roger McGough
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: File on 4

1/10. Andrew Bomford examines tragedies of infanticide, which have continued despite Lord Laming's recommendations for Change. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Andrew Bomford

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Hardeep Singh Kohli makes his 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: [address removed] or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

The Bull gets a new resident.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm I Podcast: episodes available daily at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/podcasts/archers/
Soaps: page 29

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood explores the history of flight and Natalie Barrass talks to Eoin Colfer about his new book Airman. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Talks: Natalie Barrass
Unknown: Eoin Colfer

: More Untold Stories

2/4. Arise Sir. Alan Bennett explains why he has never appeared in the Honours List. Producer Gordon House


Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Last Word

With Matthew Bannister. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

6/9. Monopoly Money. The European Union Competition Commission has become a force in setting the rules for the way multinational companies behave. EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes discusses her role. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Neelie Kroes

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn looks at the political week ahead.
10.45 Politically Charged 2/3.
Clive Anderson looks back to the Old Bailey trial of 1971 in which the editors of the hippy magazine Oz were tried for conspiring to corrupt the morals of the young.
Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan
Politically Charged is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

1/8. Libby Purves presents the series that looks at aspects Of education. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: A Dollar a Day


: News

: World Today

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