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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Chad's Church, Farndon, Chester.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The World's Well. Mike Wooldridge explores the meaning of health and well-being in a world increasingly divided by economic inequality and increasingly united by accessible information. Has ancient wisdom about health been lost in our obsession with keeping pain and disease at bay? Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

New series 1/4. In Search of Dippers. In winter, dippers spend much of their time singing to attract a mate and nesting, as Lionel Kelleway discovers when he goes in search of these water-loving birds in the heart of Wales. Producer Sarah Blunt See panel


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Jenni Murray appeals on behalf of BEAT (Eating Disorders Association).
Producer Sally Flatman Rptd at9.26pm and on Thu.at 3.27pm Donations: [address removed], marked BEAT on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Sally Flatman Rptd

: Sunday Worship

Another service in the Lent series exploring strands of Christian spirituality. From the Church of St Philip and St James, Holywood, Co Down. Preacher the Rt Rev Ken Clarke. Leader the Rev Roger Elks. producer Bert Tosh


Leader: Ken Clarke.
Producer: Bert Tosh

: 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.
RT DIRECT: Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for EH.W
(RRP E12 99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landlme 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

The broadcaster David Dimbleby is Kirsty Young 's guest castaway this week.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Just a Minute

8/12. At the Playhouse, Salisbury, this week's s panellists are Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Jenny Eclair and Marcus Brigstocke.
Presented by Nicholas Parsons. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.
Presented By: Nicholas Parsons.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon puts the new Ribble Valley Food
Trail to the test. sampling some Lancashire food businesses and asking what difference the initiative can really make to the way people eat.
Producer Margaret Collins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Margaret Collins

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Art in the Trenches

Dan Snow joins an excavation of the First World
War trenches in Thiepval Wood, France, to piece wthernotonlythestoryof the regiments stationed there, but also evidence of individual soldiers and their art. Producer Sian Price

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood answer listeners' questions sent in by post and email. Peter Gibbs is in the chair.
At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm
Alan Titchmarsh 's gardening tips: page 45
Free magnolia: p44; Spring bulbs: p45


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: TheDrawingsontheWall

4/5. The Master of Paspardo. Archaeologist
George Nash visits the prehistoric art of northern Italy's Val Camonica. Carved into he rock are one of the world's first maps, maaes of some of Europe's earliest houses and scores of Iron Age warriors. producer Chris Eldon Lee


Unknown: George Nash
Unknown: Val Camonica.
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: Classic Serial: Fortunes of War

5/6. The Pringles move to Egypt where the reality of war begins to put a strain on their marriage. By Olivia Manning , dramatised by Jonathan Holloway. producer/Director Marc Beeby Rptd on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Olivia Manning
Dramatised By: Jonathan Holloway.
Director: Marc Beeby Rptd
Old Harriet: Joanna Lumley
Harriet: Honeysuckle Weeks
Guy: Khalid Abdalla
Professor Pinkrose: Nigel Anthony
Dobson: Sam Dale
Clifford: John Dougall
Mona: Carolyn Pickles
Desmond: Peter Marinker
Angela: Alison Pettitt
Bill: Philip Jackson
Simon: Sam Pamphilon
Mortimer: Katy Cavanaqh
Edwina: Joannah Tincey
Jackman: Ben Onwukwe
Arnold: Lloyd Thomas
Young Arab: Lloyd Thomas
Aidan: Ben Crowe
Cpt Hardy: Ben Crowe
Peter: Simon Treeves
Mr Buschman: Alex Lanipekun
Dr Shafik: Bijan Daneshmand

: Open Book

Novelist Clare Morrall talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new book The Language of Others, and scientist and writer Richard Dawkins chooses his five favourite books.
Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Guest: Clare Morrall
Guest: Richard Dawkins
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Terracotta Army

Canadian poet Gary Geddes introduces his sequence of poems, each inspired by a figure in the Terracotta Army. Jane Portal , the curator of the exhibition at the British Museum, reflects on the power of the sculptures. The poems are read by Tom Goodman-Hill and Tom Durham. producer Julian May Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Introduces: Gary Geddes
Unknown: Jane Portal
Read By: Tom Goodman-Hill
Read By: Tom Durham.

: File on 4

5/10. Jenny Cuffe examines the issue of local authority pay inequality. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Dennis Sewell presents his highlights from BBC radio over the past week. 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: Dennis Sewell
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Archers

The future looks bleak for Lilian.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 37

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood and the team meet author Julia Golding and travel back in time to the end of the 18th century to meet her spirited heroine Cat Royal. Producer Lucinda Montefiore


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Julia Golding
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: A Brush with Fame

2/5. Irrational Fear of Tom Stoppard. A gentle tale blending an overactive imagination with social insecurity and rumours of phenomenal brainpower. Written and read by Adam Mars-Jones . Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Tom Stoppard.
Read By: Adam Mars-Jones
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

: Analysis

1/6. Jackanory Politics. Frances Stonor
Saunders examines the use of storytelling in politics. With contributions by Bryan Gould , Robert McKee , Professor Drew Westen and MarkEaston. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Frances Stonor
Unknown: Bryan Gould
Unknown: Robert McKee
Unknown: Professor Drew Westen

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn looks at the political week ahead.

10.45 The Jam Generation
2/2. Anne McElvoy argues that the Baby Boomers should make way for the younger generation of politicians, believing them to be less stuck in old orthodoxies and more capable of thinking across tribal party lines. Contributors include David Miliband, David Cameron and Nick Clegg. Rptd Tuesday 4 March
Producer of The Jam Generation Phil Tinline
Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Anne McElvoy
Unknown: David Cameron
Unknown: Nick Clegg.
Unknown: Phil Tinline
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

5/8. A guide to learning. Repeated from Monday

: Something Understood


: News

: Thinking Allowed

Presented by Laurie Taylor. Rptd from Wednesday


Presented By: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: News

: Assignment

: World Today

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