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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary's Church in Lymm, Cheshire.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Freely Given. Mark Tully explores the notion of a gift culture. How does a gift culture differ from a commodity culture and what are the benefits of such a way of living?
And is it true, as Lewis Hyde argues, that art is always gift, not commodity?
Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Lewis Hyde
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

3/8. WagyuBeef. Caz Graham meets a Cumbrian farmer who is producing beef the Japanese way - and exploding a few myths about diet and pampering animals along the way. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Caz Graham
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Sunday

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


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Caroline Hawley appeals on behalf of Maternity Worldwide. Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.27pm
Donations: [address removed], marked Maternity Worldwide on the back of the envelope; Credit cards:
Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Caroline Hawley

: Sunday Worship

As many churches mark the harvest season, this service from Moorlands Theological College in Christchurch, Dorset, explores how Christians are sent out across the world to proclaim and to serve. Led by the Rev Dr Steve Brady. The preacher is the Rev Ian Coffey. Producer Simon Vivian


Unknown: Dr Steve Brady.
Unknown: Ian Coffey.
Producer: Simon Vivian

: A Point of View

Katharine Whitehorn offers her reflections
On a topical issue. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn

: Broadcasting House

Paddy O'Connell discusses the week's news. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
RT DIRECT:Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for E9.W (RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting code [number removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter the code at the checkout

: Desert Island Discs

New series The doyenne of character actresses, Miriam Margolyes , is the first celebrity to be cast adrift on the desert island in the new season after the summer break. She talks to Kirsty Young about her life and career, and about her music choices. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Just a Minute

9/10. The panellists are Paul Merton , Tony
Hawks, Shappi Khorsandi and Ian McMillan. With Nicholas Parsons. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Shappi Khorsandi
Unknown: Ian McMillan.
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.

: The Food Programme

Milk and Dairy. Even though demand for milk products is at an all-time high, the cost of milk is falling. Simon Parkes finds out what farmers are doing to safeguard their businesses. 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

: 150 Years of the Halle

Mark Elder , music director of the Halle', reflects on Britain's oldest professional orchestra, as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. Producer PaulBajoria


Unknown: Mark Elder

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie, Anne Swithinbank and Matthew Biggs answer questions sent in by post and email. Eric Robson is in the chair.
At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
(Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm)
Alan Titchmarsh's tips: page 24


Panellist: John Cushnie
Panellist: Anne Swithinbank
Panellist: Matthew Biggs
Chairman: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen'sHistory of Home

9/10. Llewelyn-Bowen visits an eco-community of houses in Nottingham and asks if it is possible for "green" houses to be produced for the mass market. Producer Susan Marling


Producer: Susan Marling

: Classic Serial: The Worst Journey in the World: 2/2

2/2. 21 December 1911: the final 12 men stand at the head of the Beardmore Glacier. Scott is about to tell four of them to turn back. Who will be in the returning party, and who will be chosen to go on? Apsley Cherry-Garrard's account of his journey as a member of Captain Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition, dramatised by Stef Penney.
Music by Will Gregory of Goldfrapp
Rptd on Saturday at 9pm


Author: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Dramatised by: Stef Penney
Music: Will Gregory
Producer/Director: Kate McAll
Apsley Cherry-Garrard: Matt Green
Capt Robert Falcon Scott: John McAndrew
Dr Atch Atkinson: Carl Prekopp
Capt Titus Oates: Mark Meadows
Lieutenant Birdie Bowers: Peter Callaghan
Charles Silas Wright: Simon Lee Phillips
Dr Edward Bill Wilson: Richard Mitchley
Edward Teddy: Jack Reynolds
PO Tom Crean: Jack Reynolds
Taff Evans: Huw Davies
PO Keohane: Andrew Byron
Dimitri: Andrew Byron

: Open Book

Zoe Heller tells Mariella Frostrup about her new novel "The Believers", and Alan Sillitoe recalls the success of "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" 50 years after its publication. Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Guest: Zoe Heller
Guest: Alan Sillitoe
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Poetry Please

3/7. Christina Rossetti is increasingly recognised as a major figure in Victorian literature. Roger McGough introduces requests for her works, including the haunting, dark eroticism of her classic poem, Goblin Market. The reader is Tessa Nicholson.
Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Christina Rossetti
Introduces: Roger McGough
Unknown: Tessa Nicholson.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: File on 4

2/9. Allan Urry examines the case for linking animal cruelty with child abuse, as organisations such as the RSPCA and the NSPCC report that offenders may be more likely to commit both crimes. Rptd from Tuesday


Unknown: Allan Urry

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Laurie Taylor makes his selection from the past week Of BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

Roy and Hayley celebrate in style.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 33

: Go41t

Natalie Barrass and the team try to write funny songs with the help of comedian Mitch Benn. They also speak to Sandra Boynton, author of a music book for children, Blue Moo. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Natalie Barrass
Unknown: Mitch Benn.
Producer: Vibeke Venema

: Last Night I Dreamed

4/5. The Last Mantegna. The two people sitting at separate tables in a Los Angeles café might be writers, but things are not always what they seem. Michelene Wandor 's story is read by Elizabeth McGovern. Producer Christine Hall


Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Read By: Elizabeth McGovern.
Producer: Christine Hall

: Feedback

2/11. With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: 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

5/8. Brand Wagon. Companies are obsessed with creating and nurturing their brands, but what is the business of branding all about? To get some insights Peter Day visits a museum of brands that failed, and hears from the people trying to revive "zombie" brands from the dead. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Quinn previews the week in politics.
10.45 In the Think Tanks 3/3
Dennis Sewell discovers the latest ideas coming out of the political think tanks.
In the Think Tanks is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: And the Academy Award Goes to ...

4/4. The English Patient. Paul Gambaccini concludes his history of the Oscars with an examination of the film that was considered "unf ilmable" yet eventually won the Best Picture of 1996 - The English Patient. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

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