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The Rev Jim Thompson appeals for a charity that helps farmers in Africa to feed their families and improve their livelihoods through sustainable farming.
DONATIONS: Harvest Help. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Laurence Grissell
Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Thompson
Producer:
Laurence Grissell

Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton with Tim Brooke -Taylor, Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Sandi Toksvig and pianist Colin Sell at the Bradford Alhambra. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated from Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Tim Brooke
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Sandi Toksvig
Pianist:
Colin Sell
Producer:
Jon Naismith

Andrew Green talks to the organist, choirmaster and composer to Her Majesty's Chapels Royal, Andrew Gant, about music and the monarchy, and the musical life of the chapels today. With music by Byrd, Purcell, Handel, Sullivan and Gant himself, sung by the Children and Gentlemen of the Choir of the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace.

Contributors

Interviewer:
Andrew Green
Interviewee:
Andrew Gant
Producer:
Stephen Shipley

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions from gardeners at Windsor Castle. And Roy Lancaster and Bunny Guinness visit the newly created garden that commemorates the Queen's Jubilee. The chairman is Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
John Cushnie
Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Pippa Greenwood
Unknown:
Roy Lancaster
Unknown:
Eric Robson.
Producer:
Trevor Taylor

Another chance to hear this five-part series by Lars Tharp about the importance of clay in the story of man. 1: The Greeks and their PotsProducer Anne BnstowtR )

Contributors

Unknown:
Lars Tharp
Producer:
Anne Bnstowtr

The relationship between poetry and our spiritual and religious lives is explored by Rosemary Hartill in conversation with a rural GP, a lawyer brought up in the Moslem tradition, and a Jewish writer. With readings of TS Eliot, RS Thomas , the Book of Psalms and the Persian poet Rumi. Producer Jill Waters Rptd Sat

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Hartill
Unknown:
Rs Thomas

The Putney Debates, held during the English Civil War, were the most profound public discussions ever held in Britain on the rights of man and the nature of the state. Actors re-create the passionate arguments between Cromwell and his soldiers, while a distinguished panel of historians and politicians, including Tony Benn and Eric Forth , debate their crucial importance for political discussion today. Presented by Sue MacGregor. Dramatist Peter Goodchild Director Martin Jenkins Rptd from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Benn
Unknown:
Eric Forth
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor.
Dramatist:
Peter Goodchild
Director:
Martin Jenkins Rptd
Cromwell:
Gerard Murphy
Henry Ireton:
Kleron Jecchinis
Colonel Rainborough:
David Bannerman
MrWildman:
Harry Myers
Private Sexby/Mr Petty:
Roger May
Colonel Goffe/Captain Bishop:
John Rowe

Edward Stourton presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Editor Philip Sellars PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Stourton
Editor:
Philip Sellars

It's National Camping Week and presenter Barney Harwood goes on a scout camp. The Chicken Shed Theatre Company sing their song forthe Queen's
Jubilee and Brian Bowles reads the sixth episode of Bartlett and the Ice Voyage by Odo Hirsch. Producer Jane Chambers E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presenter:
Barney Harwood
Presenter:
Brian Bowles
Unknown:
Odo Hirsch.

1961. The Bay of Pigs and the Berlin Wall. Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series. Producer peteAtkin BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb boxed sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Massey
Unknown:
Christopher Lee

Roger Bolton dips into the mailbag and airs your views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Send your comments and questions to: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

Andrew Rawnsley takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Triumphs and Disasters. 2: Steve Richards examines the dramatic Hamilton by-election of 1967. Editor John Evans
Triumphs and Disasters: Producer Martin Rosenbaum Rptd Wed 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown:
Steve Richards
Editor:
John Evans
Producer:
Martin Rosenbaum Rptd

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