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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Andrew's Church, Hurstbourne Priors, Hampshire.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Limbo. Mark Tully considers the state of limbo, where time can seem to stand still. How do we cope with situations where we are unable to move forward?
Producer Libby Spurrier Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Libby Spurrier

: On Your Farm

3/8. In Burkina Faso, west African farmers are already struggling with the effects of climate change. Alex James reports on how their experience could teach their British counterparts a thing or two. Producer Nicola Humphries


Unknown: Alex James
Producer: Nicola Humphries

: Sunday

Religious and ethical headlines, presented by Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Jonathan Dimbleby appeals on behalf of the Second World War Experience Centre.
Producer Sally Flatman Rptd at 926pm and on Thur at 327pm Donations: [address removed], marked SWWEC on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Sally Flatman Rptd

: Sunday Worship

To mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS, healthcare professionals come together for a service from St Mark's Church in Newport, south Wales, led by Dr Heather Payne.
Preacher Dr Idris Baker. Producer Sian Baker


Unknown: Dr Heather Payne.
Unknown: Dr Idris Baker.
Producer: Sian Baker

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

News and analysis, presented by Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
RT DIRECT: Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for E8.99 (RRP E12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting code RTD179, or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter the code at the checkout

: Desert Island Discs

The celebrated chef and food writer Antonio Carluccio talks to Kirsty Young about his life, career and choice of recordings.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Talks: Antonio Carluccio
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

3/6. Archive edition from 2003, with panellists Sandi Toksvig , Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor , broadcast in tribute to its chairman, Humphrey Lyttelton ,
Who died in April. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton

: The Food Programme

Radical Cookbooks. In search of answers to today's food problems, Sheila Dillon looks at some of history's most radical cookbooks. Producer Dan Saladino Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Dan Saladino

: The World This Weekend

Global news with Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Garibaldi's Grand Scheme

2/2. In 1860 Giuseppe Garibaldi landed a thousand men on Sicily at the start of the campaign that led to the liberation of all southern Italy. Misha Glenny explores this most glorious of Garibaldi's exploits, meeting in his travels Leoluca Orlando, the former mayor of Palermo who stood up to the Sicilian mafia. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Giuseppe Garibaldi
Producer: Miles Warde

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Chris Beardshaw answer listeners' queries. Peter Gibbs is in the chair. Including at
2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm Read more from the GOT" panellists in the July issue of Gardens Illustrated, out now, price E3.85 Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 38


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

: Lights, Camera, Landscape

2/5. Matthew Sweet finds out why the Peak District is irresistible to film-makers of period dramas. Producer Amanda Hargreaves


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Amanda Hargreaves

: Classic Serial: The Ring and the Book

2/2. Guido, accused of murder, fights desperately for his life. Robert Browning 's poetic masterpiece of sex, lies and murder in 17th-century Rome, adapted by Martyn Wade.
Producer/Director Abigail le Fleming Rptd on Sat at 9pm


Unknown: Robert Browning
Adapted By: Martyn Wade.
Director: Abigail Le Fleming
Robert Browning: Anton Lesser
Guido: Roger Allam
Pompilia: Loo Brealey
Caponsacchi: Dominic Rowan
Bottini: Michael Maloney
Arcangeli: Stephen Moore
Pietro: Andrew Sachs
Violante: Frances Jeater
Paolo: Dan Starkey
Margherita: Joan Walker
Judge: John Rowe

: Book Club

Anse Seierstad discusses her novel The Bookseller of Kabul with James Naughtie and an audience of readers. Seierstad wrote the book after staying with a bookshop owner and his family in Afghanistan and had to answer criticisms of her decision to reveal his story. Producer Dymphna Flynn Rptd on Thursday at 4pm August's Bookclub choice: The Master by Colm Toibin


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Dymphna Flynn Rptd
Unknown: Colm Toibin

: Poetry Please

The work of the satirist and poet Alexander Pope is celebrated as Roger McGough introduces requests for his work, including the narrative love poem Eloisa to Abelard. Read by Christian Rodska and Noni Lewis. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Alexander Pope
Introduces: Roger McGough
Read By: Christian Rodska
Read By: Noni Lewis.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Relief supplies are airlifted into Biafra. For details see yesterday

: File on 4

7/9. Lesley Curwen investigates growing concerns that many blood transfusions are unnecessary and could do more harm than good. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Lesley Curwen

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Joan Bakewell makes her selection from the past week Of BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed] email [address removed]; or www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

David prepares for an eyeful at the Borsetshire Show.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 33

: Go4it

Barney Harwood and the team explore the new treetop walkway in Kew Gardens and meet Linda Buckley-Archer , author of the historical novel The Tar Man. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Linda Buckley-Archer

: Scottish Shorts

1/4. Housework. The quirky tale of a middle-aged woman whose life is turned upside down when her husband leaves her. By Sally Beamish , read by Joanna Tope. The first of a series showcasing Scottish writing. Producer Kirsty Williams


Unknown: Sally Beamish
Read By: Joanna Tope.
Producer: Kirsty Williams

: Feedback

Listeners' views on BBC radio programmes.
Presented by Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T phone: [number removed] email: [address removed]


Presented By: Roger Bolton.

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister presents the obituary series, celebrating the lives of notable people who have died recently. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Matthew Bannister

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

1/8. Responsible Journalism. With sales and advertising crashing, and readers no longer trusting what they read in the papers, the British press is on the slide. Kevin Marsh , former editor of the Today programme, asks how the press can rediscover its public purpose. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Kevin Marsh

: The Westminster Hour

Norman Smith previews the events of the political week ahead.
10.45 Fifty Years before the Masthead
4/4. Anthony Howard takes up the position of deputy editor at The Observer, where things progress smoothly until his proprietor Tiny Rowland falls out with Margaret Thatcher over her allowing Mohamed Al Fayed to buy Harrods.
Fifty Years before the Masthead is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm
Editor of The Westminister Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Norman Smith
Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Tiny Rowland
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Mohamed Al Fayed
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Omnibus edition.

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

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