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The Project of Individuality. Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue considers the possibilities of individuality, in the light of people seeing, feeling or meeting the world from different perspectives. Producer Ronni Davis Repeated at 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
John O'Donohue
Producer:
Ronni Davis

Lord Coe appeals on behalf of the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association.
Donations: Freepost BBC Radio 4 Appeal, marked PSP on the back of the envelope: Credit cards: Freephone [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm

Contributors

Producer:
Sally Flatman

With the first Ashes Test in full swing, Nigel Swinford takes a look at cricket as a metaphor of life. With Grace Sheppard , widow of the bishop and ex-England cricket captain the Rt Rev Lord Sheppard, and the voice of Test Match Special commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins . Simon Lole directs the Daily Service Singers. Producer Philip Billson

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Swinford
Unknown:
Grace Sheppard
Commentator:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentator:
Simon Lole
Producer:
Philip Billson

BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards
Gordon Ramsay , Jamie Oliver. Marcus Waring and Ainsley Harriott assist Sheila Dillon in revealing the winners of this year's awards.
Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow at 4pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Ramsay
Unknown:
Jamie Oliver.
Unknown:
Marcus Waring
Unknown:
Sheila Dillon
Producer:
Rebecca Moore

Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners in south Wales. And tree experts Roy Lancaster , Tony Russell and Tony Kirkham talk about their specialist subject. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Anne Swithinbank
Unknown:
Roy Lancaster
Unknown:
Tony Russell
Unknown:
Tony Kirkham
Unknown:
Eric Robson

Producer Trevor Taylor Repeated on Wednesday at 3pm
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Contributors

Producer:
Trevor Taylor

4/5. Judaism. For Jews, the first garden was the garden of Eden, where God told Adam to work and preserve the land. Two rabbis explain how a gardener is an excellent metaphor for how all humans should live their lives. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer:
Mary Colwell

4/5. As Dmitri goes on trial for the murder of his father, Alyosha desperately seeks proof of his innocence. By
Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.
Original music by David Pickvance ; Producer Marc Beeby
Directors Marc Beeby and Colin Guthrie Repeated on Saturday at 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Dramatised By:
Melissa Murray.
Music By:
David Pickvance
Producer:
Marc Beeby
Directors:
Marc Beeby
Directors:
Colin Guthrie
Dmitri:
Paul Hilton
Ivan:
Nicholas Boulton
Alyosha:
Carl Prekopp
Lise:
Emma Noakes
Mrs Khoklakova:
Rachel Atkins
Katerina:
Juliet Aubrey
Grushenka:
Katy Cavanagh
Smerdyakov:
Joseph Kloska
Grigory:
Desmond McNamara
Judge:
Ian Masters
Prosecutor:
Philip Fox
Fetyokovich:
Mark Strakerl
Devil:
Sam Dale
Spectators:
Paul Richard Biggin
Spectators:
Salkat Ahamed
Spectators:
Bethan Walker
Spectators:
Miranda Keeling

The author of Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier , joins Mariella Frostrup to talk about his new book, Thirteen Moons, the story of one man's struggle to defend the rights of the Cherokee. Producer Zahid Warley Repeated on Thursday at 4pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Frazier
Unknown:
Mariella Frostrup
Producer:
Zahid Warley

Poet Paul Farley chews over the unhappy relationship between poets and their teeth, and asks: do bad teeth make good poetry? Farley's chequered dental history has left him with a mouth filled with steel posts, porcelain crowns, root canals and amalgam alloys. He talks to poets and dentists about the place of teeth in literary and cultural history. Readers Robin Cameron and David Holt. producer Emma Harding Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Farley
Readers:
Robin Cameron
Readers:
David Holt.
Producer:
Emma Harding

8/10. What can bugging and surveillance tell the authorities about terrorists and major criminals, and how much of it should be used as evidence in court? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam

Felicity Finch presents a selection of highlights from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Jacqueline Smith
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Felicity Finch
Producer:
Jacqueline Smith

Barney Harwood finds out how human brains work, and asks whether in the future we'll be half brain, half robot. Producers Vibeke Venema and Justine Willett

Contributors

Unknown:
Barney Harwood
Producers:
Vibeke Venema
Producers:
Justine Willett

4/5. Gunpoint Optimism. Inspired by a tragedy she witnesses from her window, Gilbey plays games of friendship and love. Written by Lauren Frankel and read by Andrea Harris. Producer Lisa Osborne

Contributors

Written By:
Lauren Frankel
Read By:
Andrea Harris.
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

3/8. Frontiers Too Far? With the US considering its options for getting out of Afghanistan and Iraq, Quentin Peel looks at Europe's defence and security strategy in the world.
Would Europe have the manpower, resources or political will to fill the gap left by America? And is Nato the right instrument to play global policeman? Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Peel

3/3. Carolyn Quinn reports on the ongoing campaign to achieve more generous compensation for the victims of thalidomide.
Producer Terry Dignan Lost Causes is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Carolyn Quinn
Producer:
Terry Dignan

2/6. Telephones. Ben Goidacre reads a sinister story of mobile phone stalking; Sophie Borland recalls going undercover at a call centre; and Joe Oueenan describes telephone accents that he hates. Presented by Dominic Arkwright. Producer Miles Warde

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Goidacre
Unknown:
Sophie Borland
Unknown:
Joe Oueenan
Presented By:
Dominic Arkwright.
Producer:
Miles Warde

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More