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: Test Match SpecialIndia v England

Commentary continues from last night.
For commentators and details see yesterday at 5.30am
Also on 5 Live Sports Extra *approximate times_

: News Briefing

: Bells on Sunday

From Christchurch, Radyr, Cardiff.

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Remembering Merton. The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams talks to Mike Wooldridge about the appeal of Thomas Merton , a Trappist monk whodied 40 years ago. Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge
Unknown: Thomas Merton
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

New series 1/7. Walna Scar Shepherds Caz Graham meets shepherds of Walna bear in Cumbria. Producer Kaylois Henry


Unknown: Caz Graham
Producer: Kaylois Henry

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

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


Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

The third in a series for Adven from the Chapel of Unity, Methodist College, Belfast. Led by the Rev David Neilands. Preacher the Rev Dr David Lapsley. Isaiah 61, vv1-4, 8 end. Producer Bert Tosh


Unknown: David Neilands.
Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.
Producer: Bert Tosh

: A Point of View

Rptd from Friday

: Broadcasting House

With Paddy O'Connell. Editor Nick sutting


Unknown: Paddy O'Connell.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. RT DIRECT: Ambridge Affairs: Love Triangles CD for £9.99 (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

Film producer Michael Deeley talks to Kirsty Young and selects eight favourite recordings to take to the BBC's mythical island. Producer Leanne Buckle Rptd on Friday at 9am


Talks: Michael Deeley
Unknown: Kirsty Young
Producer: Leanne Buckle Rptd

: Another Case of Milton Jones

4/4. With no ability whatsoever, Milton Jones becomes a health and diet guru. Starring
Milton Jones with Tom Goodman-Hill ,
Ingrid Oliver and Ben Willbond. Written by Milton Jones and James Cary. Repeated from Monday


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

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon explores the food issues of the day Rptd tomorrow at 4pm Nigella's Christmas Kitchen book offer: p16


Presenter: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Dan Saladino

: The World This Weekend

With Brian Hanrahan. Editor Nick Sutting


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.
Editor: Nick Sutting

: Where Scotland Meets England

1/2. Writer Hardeep Singh Kohli tells the story of the Border country, beginning at the easternmost point north of Berwick-upon-Tweed. Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bunny Guinness and Pippa Greenwood visit the Georgian Theatre in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Gardening journalists Peter Seabrook , Juliet Roberts , and Tim Rumball discuss whether growing fruit and vegetables at home is cheaper than buying them. Eric Robson is in the chair. At 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. producer Trevor Taylor Shortened rpt on Wednesday at 3pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Juliet Roberts
Unknown: Tim Rumball
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: A Box of Wittgensteins

New series 1/4. The Palais Wittgenstein Margaret Stonborough , great niece of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein , unpacks newly inherited boxes of archives and investigates the lives of her talented but tortured ancestors. The first object she examines takes her back to a soiree in Vienna in 1895. Readings by Sarah Finch ,
Nicholas Rowe and Dan Starkey. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Margaret Stonborough
Unknown: Ludwig Wittgenstein
Unknown: Sarah Finch
Unknown: Nicholas Rowe
Unknown: Dan Starkey.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Classic Serial: Coram Boy

1/2. The Coram Man. It is 1741. The young aristocrat Alexander Ashbrook and his best friend Thomas, a carpenter's son, are separated when Alexander's father forces him to work on the estate. So he runs away. Meanwhile, evil Otis Gardner and his half-wit son Meshak have a much darker story to tell. Written and dramatised by Jamila Gavin.
Other roles played by Thomas Deedigan , Zooey Gleaves , Tom Glenister , Sam Holies , David Holt , Ian Masters , Sara Markland , Roger May, Sam Shiels and Abigail Sitton
Music performed by the Dulwich "Coram Boy" choir and musicians; Musical arranger Margaret Vincent
Director Celia de Wolff Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Alexander Ashbrook
Unknown: Otis Gardner
Dramatised By: Jamila Gavin.
Played By: Thomas Deedigan
Played By: Zooey Gleaves
Played By: Tom Glenister
Played By: Sam Holies
Played By: David Holt
Played By: Ian Masters
Played By: Sara Markland
Unknown: Sam Shiels
Unknown: Abigail Sitton
Unknown: Margaret Vincent
Alexander as narrator: Jonathan Sllnqer
Otis Gardner: Marc Warren
Meshak: Paul Ready
Meshak's mother: Rachel Atkins
Young: Alexander Flnlayglen
Young Thomas: Tom Hope
Mrs Lynch: Deborah Findlay
Lady Ashbrook: Jenny Funnell
Lord Ashbrook: Pip Torrens
Mrs Milcote: Serena Evans
Melissa: Abby Ford
Isobel: Julie Cox
Alice: Alice Hoskyns-Hiii
Edward: Sebastian Davies
Matron: Joanna Wake

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup offers a selection of the year's best children's books.
Producer Thomas Morris Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Adventures in Poetry

4/4. In Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love
Cole Porter 's exuberant lyrics captures the urgent need of the entire natural world to mate and procreate. Peggy Reynolds hears from those to whom the poem speaks volumes. producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Digging Deep

Richard Phinney takes listeners on a journey to a remote part of Africa to see if a mining company is delivering on its promises. Producer Anthony Baxter Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Richard Phinney
Producer: Anthony Baxter

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Peter Curran makes his selection from the past week Of BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Archers

Lynda copes with an ailing cast.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soaps: page 33

: Go4it

Comedian and actor David Walliams talks to Kirsten O'Brien about being the odd one out. Producer Vibeke Venema


Talks: David Walliams
Unknown: Kirsten O'Brien

: The Railway Children

New series 1/5. Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis are living a happy life in a comfortable suburban house with their parents - but all that is about to change. E Nesbit's novel, abridged by Rosemary Goring is read by Joanna Tope. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Abridged By: Rosemary Goring
Read By: Joanna Tope.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane

: More or Less

2/8. With Tim Harford. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Tim Harford.

: 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

8/8. My DNA. The cost of DNA testing has plummeted to the point that it is now within the reach of many of us. Ben Hammersley asks whether this is information we really want to know. Producer Adele Armstrong Rptd from Thursday


Unknown: Ben Hammersley
Producer: Adele Armstrong Rptd

: The Westminster Hour

Carolyn Ouinn previews the political week.
10.45 The Draftsman's Contract 2/2
Shaun Ley continues his examination of how Britain's laws are written and whether laws should be gender-neutral, simpler and fewer. The Draftsman's Contract is rptd on Wed at 8.45pm Editor of The Westminster Hour Terry Dignan


Unknown: Carolyn Ouinn
Unknown: Shaun Ley
Unknown: Terry Dignan

: Case Study

3/3. Little Hans. Claudia Hammond revisits the case of Little Hans , the first recorded study of child psychoanalysis. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Little Hans.
Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Unknown: Little Hans
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Something Understood

Rptd from 6.05am

: News

: Thinking Allowed

With Laurie Taylor. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: Test Match Special: India v England

The fifth and final day of the First Test.
For commentators and details see yesterday at 5.30am
Also on 5 Live Sports Extra
*approximate times

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