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: News Briefing

: Belli on Sunday

From St John the Baptist parish church in Burfora.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Serpents and Doves. Mark Tully evaluates a passage from Matthew 10: 16, in which Jesus asks his disciples to be "as wise as serpents and as innocent as doves".
Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

7/7. Elinor Goodman visits Hampshire where a farm shop is selling fresh produce inside a hospital. Producer Nicola Humphries


Unknown: Elinor Goodman
Producer: Nicola Humphries

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Aspel appeals on behalf of the Children's Trust, who provide care for severely disabled children, producer Sally natman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Donations: [address removed], marked The
Children's Trust on the back of the envelope; Credit cards. Freephone O8OO [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Michael Aspel

: Sunday Worship

From St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, led by the Very Rev
Kelvin Holdsworth. The Lent series, exploring six strands of Christian spirituality, examines the path of social justice. Preacher the Rev Canon Bob Fyffe , general secretary of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.
Organist Oliver Rundell. Producer Mo McCuiiough


Unknown: Kelvin Holdsworth.
Unknown: Canon Bob Fyffe
Organist: Oliver Rundell.
Producer: Mo McCuiiough

: A Point Of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

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

Omnibus edition.
RT DIRECT: Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for £8.99
(RRP E12.99) 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

Kirsty Young invites Professor Martin Evans to select eight records to take to the mythical island. Producer Leanne Buckle Rptd on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Professor Martin Evans
Producer: Leanne Buckle Rptd

: Just a Minute

7/12. Nicholas Parsons presents from the Colston Hall, Bristol where the panellists are Paul Merton , Graham Norton , Sue Perkins and Tony Hawks. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Sue Perkins

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes enjoys the flavours of Extramadura, from expensive pata negra cured ham to the pimenton brought back by Columbus from the New World.
Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Advice to the Living

People who only have a short time left to live give advice about what matters and what doesn't and about enjoying every moment. producers Elizabeth Burke and Kim Normanton


Producers: Elizabeth Burke
Producers: Kim Normanton

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and Bunny Guinness answer queries from listeners in Surrey, before continuing their series on gardening fundamentals with a lesson in tackling the tricky task of pruning. The chairman is Eric Robson.
At 2 25pm Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm Alan Titchmarsh 's gardening tips: page 40


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

: The Drawings on the Wall

3/5 Irish Illusions. George Nash continues his archaeological tour of European rock art sites with a visit to County Meath in Ireland, where strange hypnotic patterns adorn the walls of the Fourknocks Passage Grave. He attempts to decipher what the Neolithic artists were trying to convey through their carvings Producer Chris Eldon Lee


Unknown: George Nash
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: Classic Serial: Fortunes of War

4/6 By Olivia Manning. Having been forced out of Romania, Harriet waits in Athens for news of Guy. Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.
Producer/Director Colin Guthrie Rptd on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Olivia Manning.
Dramatised By: Jonathan Holloway.
Director: Colin Guthrie Rptd
Old Harriet: Joanna Lumley
Harriet: Honeysuckle Weeks
Guy: Khaild Abdalta
Yakimov: James Fleet
Professor Pinkrose: Nigel Anthony
Dobson: Sam Dale
Charles Warden: Alex Lanipekun
Clarence: Alex Wyndham
Sasha: Joseph Arkley
Toby Lush: Simon Treves
Dubedat: Ben Crowe

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss the body of work produced by realist George Glissing , including his classic satire of the Victorian literary industry, New Grub Street. Producer Thomas Morris Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: George Glissing
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Poetry Please

6/6. John MacKay and Bonnie Hurren read a selection of poems written by novelists, including DH Lawrence and Robert Graves. Pius a reading of Leisure by WH Davies.
Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: John MacKay
Unknown: Bonnie Hurren
Unknown: Robert Graves.
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: File on 4

4/10. Fran Abrams investigates new concerns about the finances of the British National Party. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Fran Abrams

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Sheila McCiennon presents her selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. 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: Sheila McCiennon
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

Pip grows up too fast for Ruth.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Podcast: episodes available daily at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/podcasts/archers/
Soaps: page 35

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood meets a pair of listeners who are avid fans of the Little House on the Prairie series and learns more about author Laura Ingalls Wilder 's life. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Producer: Vibeke Venema

: A Brush with Fame

1/5. The Horse He Rode In on. Five witty stories exploring the way people react to chance encounters with fame. Today's story is set in the Rising Sun in London's East End. By Jane Stevenson. Read by Ann Beach. Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Jane Stevenson.
Read By: Ann Beach.
Producer: Jill Waters

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Last Word

Repeated from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

9/9. The Long March. China has built an economic machine designed to help millions of country people out of poverty. Peter Day travels to meet villagers who are still waiting to see the benefits, and looks at the impact of one of the great official modernisation projects: the Three Gorges Dam. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

The political week ahead, with Carolyn Quinn.
10.45 The Jam Generation
Anne McElvoy argues that the 80s generation is breaking through to the forefront of politics; the Baby Boomers are on their way out and the Jam Generation is taking over. Producer Phil Tinline
Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan See panel


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Anne McElvoy
Producer: Phil Tinline
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

Presented by Laurie Taylor. Rptd from Wednesday


Presented By: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Pain


: News

: World Today

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