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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary the Virgin. Fordingbridge.

: Classrooms to Power

2/2. Rptd from Wed

: News Summary

: Something Understood

That Hurts. Madeleine Bunting considers the complex experience and language of pain.
Does experiencing pain offer a way of connecting with others, or does it isolate and turn people in on themselves? Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Madeleine Bunting
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: Living World

New series 1/5. The World's Largest
Slug. Lionel Kelleway visits the Dart
Valley in Dartmoor in search of tne ash-black slug, the world's largest ground slug, which can grow up to 30cm in length. Producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Julian Hector

: Sunday

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


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Charlotte Uhlenbroek appeals on behalf ot TALC/Teaching Aids at Low Cost
Producer Sally Flatman Rptd at 926pm and Thu at 327pm
Donations: [address removed]. marked TALC/
Teaching Aids at Low Cost on the back of the envelope; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]: online via the Radio 4 website


Producer: Sally Flatman Rptd

: Sunday Worship

A service of remembrance on the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day from
St Michael 's Church in Pontarddulais, led by the Rev John Walters. The preacher is Canon Patrick Thomas. Producer Sian Baker


Unknown: St Michael
Unknown: John Walters.
Unknown: Canon Patrick Thomas.
Producer: Sian Baker

: A Point Of View

Repeated from Friday

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
RT DIRECT- Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CO for £9.99
(RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls charged at standard rate) guoting code RTD179, or visit www bbcshop.com and enter the code at the checkout

: Ceremony of Remembrance from the Cenotaph

Nicholas Witchell sets the scene in London's
Whitehall for the ceremony when the nation remembers the sacrifice made in the two World Wars and in other more recent conflicts After The Last Post and two minutes's silence, Her Majesty the Oueen lays the first wreath. The Bishop of London leads a short service and, during the March Past, veterans and those involved in present conflicts share their thoughts. Producer Simon Vivian
Age shall not weary them .. : page 29


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Producer: Simon Vivian

: The Menin Gate

Mark Whitaker reports from the arch in Ypres in Belgium, where The Last Post has been played every night since 1929, bar the Second World War, and is the most visited site on the Western Front. The memorial lists the names of more than 50,000 British Commonwealth soldiers who fell in the First World War and have no known grave. Producer Mike Hally


Unknown: Mark Whitaker
Producer: Mike Hally

: The Write Stuff

5/6. Sue Limb and Andrew Motion join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh in the literary panel game. This week's subject for pastiche is DH Lawrence. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh

: The Food Programme

Oder. Sheila Dillon looks at the history and range of ciders available and finds out what goes into much of the cider we drink. producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World This Weekend

Introduced by Brian Hanrahan. Editor Peter Rippon


Introduced By: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Clearing the House

Clearing out your parents' house is a daunting task, both emotionally and practically. It is also part of the process of mourning. People who have gone through the experience tell their funny, sad and surprising stories.
Producers Elizabeth Burke and Kim Normanton


Producers: Elizabeth Burke
Producers: Kim Normanton

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and Chris Beardshaw answer questions sent in by post and email. Chaired by Peter Gibbs. At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 34


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

: The Enigma I Will Not Explain

4/4. Having depicted 13 of his friends in the Variations, Elgar used the final movement for a self-portrait. Ruth Padel concludes her search for the man behind the Enigma variations by asking what the Enigma is that lies at the heart of the work. Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Ruth Padel
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: Classic Serial: On the Beach

2/2. Nevil Shute's moving account of the aftermath of a nuclear world war. After picking up a radio signal, US Submarine Scorpion sets out from Australia for Seattle in the hope of finding survivors in the northern hemisphere.
Repeated on Saturday at 9pm.


Writer: Nevil Shute
Dramatised By: Mike Walker
Director: Toby Swift
Dwight: William Hope
Moira: Indira Varma
Peter: Richard Dillane
Mary: Claudia Harrison
The Admiral: Jonathan Tafler
Swain: Stephen Critchlow
Tim: James Gordon-Mitchell
Ryan: Inam Mirza
[Actor]: Chris Pavlo
[Actor]: Dan Starkey
[Actor]: Robert Lonsdale
[Actor]: Gunnar Cauthery

: Open Book

In a special programme, Toni Morrison , winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature, talks to Mariella Frostrup about Mercy, her first novel for five years, and looks back at a long and distinguished career.
Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Guest: Toni Morrison
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Nobody Told Me to Oil My Boots

Antony Sher rediscovers the work of the First World War poet Isaac Rosenberg , who wrote to come to terms with both the conflict and the anti-Semitism of his fellow soldiers. The reader is Simon Schatzberger. Producer Neil Cargill Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Antony Sher
Unknown: Isaac Rosenberg
Unknown: Simon Schatzberger.

: In Afghanistan: File on 4

6/9. The Home Front. Why are growing numbers of Afghan veterans and other former soldiers failing to cope with life outside the Army? Allan Urry investigates claims that the NHS is still failing to deal with soldiers traumatised by war. Rptd from Tuesday


Unknown: Allan Urry

: From Fact to Fiction

Rptd from yesterday.7pm

: Pick of the Week

Ouentin Cooper makes his 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: Ouentin Cooper
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

Tom does some quality control.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 41

: Go4it

Barney Harwood and the team investigate money and the present financial crisis. Producer Lucinda Montefiore


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: Defining Moments

1/5. Gift. A series of stories about life-changing events from emerging Irish writers begins with this tale from David Frazer Wray. Evangelos
Patelis leads a solitary existence on an isolated Greek peninsula until he receives a parcel that has an unexpected effect on his life. Read by Dimitri Andreas. Producer Heather Larmour


Unknown: David Frazer Wray.
Read By: Dimitri Andreas.
Producer: Heather Larmour

: 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

3/8. Michael Blastland examines the need for certainty in politics, and looks at the call made by Education Secretary Estelle Morris for politicians to admit that those in power do not have all the answers. Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Michael Blastland
Unknown: Estelle Morris

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Ouinn previews the week in politics.
10.45 Historians in the Tent of the General 1/2. Andrew Roberts looks at the part historians play in politics - a part that can range from simple advice to a significant role close to the centre of power.
Historians in the Tent of the General is rptd Wed 8.45pm Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Ouinn
Unknown: Andrew Roberts
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Mon

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

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