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: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From St Anne's, Limehouse, London.

: Received Wisdom

1/2. Repeated from Wednesday

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Perchance to Dream. The writer and broadcaster Irma Kurtz considers the complexity of dreams and dreaming. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Living World

4/5. Too Good to Tread on. Lionel Kelleway goes in search of one of Britain's rarest simple plants, a bryophyte. producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Julian Hector

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Corinne Bailey Rae appeals on behalf or Pump Aid. Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and Thursday at 3.27pm
Donations: [address removed], marked Pump
Aid on the back of the envelope; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]; online via the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Corinne Bailey Rae
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

The first in a series for Advent. Isaiah 64, vvl-9. Led by the Rev Alison Swindells.
Preacher David Fergusson. From Greenbank Parish Church, Edinburgh. producer Mo McCullough


Unknown: Alison Swindells.
Unknown: David Fergusson.
Producer: Mo McCullough

: 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.
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(RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls charged at standard rate) quoting code RTD179, or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter the code at the checkout

: Desert Island Discs

f Michael Eavis , co-founder of the Glastonbury Festival, talks to Kirsty
- Young and selects eight favourite records to take to the mythical island.
Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Michael Eavis

: Another Case of Milton Jones

2/4. This week, Milton Jones sets himself up as an expert in collecting antiques, despite having no ability whatsoever. Milton Jones and James Cary 's comedy stars Jones with Tom Goodman-Hill , Ingrid Oliver and Ben Willbond. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: James Cary
Unknown: Tom Goodman-Hill
Unknown: Ingrid Oliver
Unknown: Ben Willbond.

: The Food Programme: Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards

Sheila Dillon hosts the ninth annual awards ceremony from the NEC, Birmingham. Angela Hartnett and Jamie Oliver are among the guests helping to announce this year's Winners. Shortened


Presenter: Sheila Dillon
Guest: Angela Hartnett
Guest: Jamie Oliver
Producer: Dan Saladino

: The World This Weexena

Introduced by Sean Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Introduced By: Sean Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Women In Uniform

1/2 Former BBC correspondent Martin Bell travels to Afghanistan to investigate the growing numbers of women in the British military and how their jobs are increasingly taking them to the front line. Producer Phil Pegum


Producer: Phil Pegum

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Chris Beardshaw and Bunny Guinness take questions from gardeners in Lancashire. Horticultural journalists Peter Seabrook , Juliet Roberts and Tim Rumball discuss the pros and cons of genetically modified plants. Eric Robson is in the chair. At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm Alan Titchmarsh 's tips: page 26


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Juliet Roberts
Unknown: Tim Rumball
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Wars of the Roses

3/4. Wesley Kerr continues the series looking at the Britain in Bloom competition. It's judgement day in Taunton and the town makes its last-minute preparations before the final tour. Will it have done enough to impress the judges? Producer Tamsin Barber


Unknown: Wesley Kerr
Producer: Tamsin Barber

: Classic Serial: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

RT CHOICE Alex Bulmer's dramatisation of Victor Hugo 's novel, in which a Gypsy girl captures the heart of Quasimodo, who lives hidden away in the bell towers of Notre Dame. The tale of love, betrayal and bravery is produced in a collaboration between BBC Radio Drama and Graeae, a disabled-led theatre company.
Director Polly Thomas Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Alex Bulmer
Unknown: Victor Hugo
Director: Polly Thomas
Quasimodo: David Bower
Esmeralda: Candis Nergaard
Frollo: Kevin Doyle
Madame Poutine: Susan Twist
Madame La Fayette: Rita May
Phoebus: Joseph Kloska
Mikael: Roger Mortwqe
George: Garry Robson
Guillaume: Terence Mann

: Open Book

Reviews of the latest books and news from the publishing world. With Mariella Frostrup. Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Adventures in Poetry

2/4. Ithaka. Peggy Reynolds explores the appeal of CP Cavafy's Ithaka, a poem about the journey of life that makes it a popular choice at weddings and funerals. She talks to people who have taken inspiration from the poem.
Producer Sarah Langan Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Producer: Sarah Langan

: File on 4

9/9. As the credit sgueeze tightens, businesses are running out of cash and repossessions are rocketing.
Michael Robinson reports on initiatives put in place to urge banks to keep cash flowing. Can they cut the rise in evictions and unemployment? Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Robinson

: From Fact to Fiction

With writer Jeff Young. Rptd from yesterday, 7pm


Unknown: Jeff Young.

: Pick of the Week

Clive Coleman makes his selection from the past week of BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed] email [address removed]; or via www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Clive Coleman
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

The odds are stacked against Lynda. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 35

: Go4it

Can you learn to be funny? Kirsten O'Brien brushes up on her joke-telling skills with lessons from a stand-up comedy teacher and a 13-year-old comedian. The children also visit the Roald Dahl Funny Prize awards ceremony. Producer Laura Northedge


Unknown: Kirsten O'Brien
Unknown: Roald Dahl
Producer: Laura Northedge

: Defining Moments

4/5. Phoenix Rising. After battling with illness, Ralph's return home is a cause for celebration. But his party is gatecrashed by the most unwelcome of guests. Maggie Cronin 's story is read by Richard Dormer. Producer Heather Larmour


Unknown: Maggie Cronin
Read By: Richard Dormer.
Producer: Heather Larmour

: Feedback

11/11. With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister presents the obituaries programme. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Matthew Bannister

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

6/8. Paying the Piper. Following the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September and its effect on the capitalist system,
Frances Cairncross examines what lessons must be learned from the seismic shocks of the credit crunch and how this will affect us all.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Frances Cairncross

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Ouinn previews the week in politics.
10.45 Received Wisdom 2/2. What's the best way for politicians to deal with problem constituents? How do aspiring ministers climb the political ladder?
Sketchwriter Simon Hoggart persuades MPs and former MPs to share their gems of wisdom on keeping the voters onside.
Received Wisdom repeated on Wed at 8.45pm Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Ouinn
Unknown: Sketchwriter Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Case Study

1/3. The Wild Boy of Aveyron.
Claudia Hammond , in her series on studies that have advanced our understanding of psychology, looks at the case of Victor, the feral child who appeared out of the woods of south-west
France in 1800 - a gift to those who wanted to resolve the nature versus nurture controversy. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

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