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: Prayer for the Day

With Mary Elizabeth Kirke.


Unknown: Mary Elizabeth Kirke.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Tempest


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit it Singh.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament L W only


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas and events which have influenced our age. Producer Charlie Taylor. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor.

: Daily Service

With the Rev Ernest Rea. How Glorious Is the Kingdom (Willan); Christ Is the King! 0 Friends Rejoice (Vulpius); Colossians 1, wl3-20; How Lovely Are Your Dwellings (Rawsthorne); How
Great Thou Art (How Great Thou Art). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: Over Hill and Dale

Written and read by Gervase Phinn. Part 4. For details see Monday


Read By: Gervase Phinn.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical interviews and features presented from a woman's point of view. Drama: Music and Silence by Rose Tremain. Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Rose Tremain.

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Introduced By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: With Great Pleasure

Ex-SAS member turned novelist Andy McNab chooses his favourite literary and poetic pieces. After surviving horrific experiences during the Gulf War, he wrote his memoir Bravo Two Zero.
His choices reflect a lingering taste for adventure as well as humour in the face of adversity. Producer Nicky Barranger. Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Andy McNab
Producer: Nicky Barranger.

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge uncovers more stories and characters from the British countryside. Shortened repeat from Saturday6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Gray's Elegy

By Stephen Wyatt. How far did a passionate quarrel with Horace Walpole , son of the famous prime minister, influence Thomas Gray 's much-loved poem, Elegy Written in a Country
Churchyard, first published nearly 250 years ago? The argument occurred on a grand
European tourthe two were taking- but what was the quarrel really about and did the relationship with Walpole deeply affect Gray's thinking?
Director Martin Jenkins


Unknown: Stephen Wyatt.
Unknown: Horace Walpole
Unknown: Thomas Gray
Director: Martin Jenkins
Thomas: Michael Maloney
Horace: Anton Lesser
Richard: Robert Harper
Henry, Earl of Lincoln: Nicholas Boulton

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Aspel speaks on behalf of a charity which provides education, care and independence training foryoung people with severe physical disabilities.
DONATIONS: TreloarTrust, [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Michael Aspel

: Bridges

4: The No 12 Bus by Jenny McLeod , read by Rudolph Walker. Edgar and his wife met on a bridge in Jamaica, so they both believe that his new job in England, which involves crossing
Westminster Bridge several times a day on the No 12 bus, will bring them luck. For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenny McLeod
Read By: Rudolph Walker.

: Left on the Shelf

4: Saturday Night at the Greyhound by John Hampson (1931). A mining village, a run-down pub and a desperate family tragedy. Why did it strike such a chord in the public's mind? For details see Monday


Unknown: John Hampson

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a lively look at the legal affairs of the moment.
Producer Charles Sigler. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler.

: The Material World

As Hippocrates, the famous Greek physician of the 5th century BC, once said, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food." This advice seems particularly apt today in light of the barrage of scientific reports that say certain foods, consumed regularly, can promote health and even prevent chronic diseases. Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Gary Williamson from the Institute of Food Research - he and his team have created a "super broccoli" with higher levels of anti-carcinogen components-about the phytochemicals in our diet and the mechanisms by which they fight illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Dr Gary Williamson
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Man of Soup

A comedy by David and Carolyn Stafford.
2: It is presidential election time and Klepke stands against Boris the Warlord.
Music David Stafford. Producer Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Carolyn Stafford.
Music: David Stafford.
Producer: Dirk Maggs
Salome: Morwenna Banks
Lottie: Josie Lawrence
Ignatz: Adam Long
Lovac: Michael Roberts
Bangor: John Sparkes
Klepke: Andrew Sachs
Announcer: Bruno Matthews

: The Archers

There is no early reprieve forthe Grundys. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock discovers why the next few weeks may prove rather fallow for British cinema-goers. Producer Katie Hunter


Producer: Katie Hunter

: Music and Silence

By Rose Tremain. 4: Emilia's arrival in Rosenborg has affected Kirsten. She might re-discoverthat she i s good. For details see Monday


Unknown: Rose Tremain.

: Why Did We Do That?

Chris Bowlby concludes a history series investigating how some of the most controversial policies, fashions and fads became the orthodoxies of theirtime.
Asbestos, How a fashionable, heavily marketed building material turned out to be a killer. Producer Smita Patel


Unknown: Chris Bowlby
Producer: Smita Patel

: In Business

Crisis Currency. The strength of the pound has been battering manufacturing industry in Britain for at least five years. Peter Day asks if there may be a silver lining to all the gloom.
Producer Sue Davies. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Producer: Sue Davies.

: Leading Edge

From outer space to the inner workings of the atom, Geoff Watts presents the latest in scientific endeavour. This week he examines what happens when scientists and politicians clash over one of the world's most urgent and controversial health problems - Aids. In a report from South Africa, he explores what is generally seen as a ridiculous conspiracy theory, claiming Aids is nothing to do with the HIV virus. The antivirus campaigners now have a powerful ally in South African president Thabo Mbeki , however. Producer Jim Clarke. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Unknown: Thabo MBEki
Producer: Jim Clarke.

: Melvyn Bragg- In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas which have influenced our age. Repeated from 9am


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Graduate

By Charles Webb , read by William Hope.
4: "Mrs Robinson - 1 think you're the most attractive woman of all my parents' friends. I mean that. " For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Webb
Read By: William Hope.
Read By: Mrs Robinson

: Arrested Development

A comedy serial by Simon Warne.
3: Kate's cottage is now in ruins thanks to an over-enthusiastic builder. And is that really Michael Caine in the local Croydon nick?
Director Tracey Neale


Unknown: Simon Warne.
Unknown: Michael Caine
Director: Tracey Neale
Penny: Letitia Dean
Kate: Susannah Doyle
Bob: Phil Comwell
Ken: Andrew Wincott
American: Andrew Wincott
Joy: Maggie McCarthy
Andy: Mark Straker
Frank: Roger Walker

: News

: The Late Book: Secrets of the Flesh - a Life of Colette

Rebecca Front reads Judith Thurman 's biography of Colette. Part 4. For details see Monday(R)


Unknown: Judith Thurman

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