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: Prayer for the Day


: Farming Today

With Alex Kirby. Producer Karen Gregor


Unknown: Alex Kirby.
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: 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.

: Book of the Week: Artemisia

By Alexandra Lapierre. 4: Artemisia's fame as an artist spreads throughout Europe. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alexandra Lapierre.

: Daily Service

With the Rev Dr Jeff Cuttell. Eternal God, Your
Love's Tremendous Glory (Highwood); John 4, w7-16; A Song of Love (Taize arr
Stewart/Stephenson); 0 Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go (St Margaret). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Dr Jeff Cuttell.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

Author Wendy Perriam talks to Jenni Murray about her latest novel, Lying. Drama: Music and Silence by Rose Tremain. Part 14. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Talks: Wendy Perriam
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 TonyGrant


Introduced By: Kate Adie.

: With Great Pleasure

This week's guest presenter is Canadian novelist Carol Shields - perhaps best known for her
Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Stone Diaries.
The favourite pieces of literature she introduces include: Prince Hyacinth and the Dear Little
Princess, a puzzling fairy tale from childhood with a moral; an unusual love poem from Philip Larkin , An Arundel Tomb (Shields describes the tomb itself and a trip she made on Valentine's Day earlierthis year); a poem from her own daughter and one from Sylvia Plath ; and a comical extract from Angela Carter 's novel Wise Children.
Readings by Anthony Hyde and Eleanor Bron. Producers Viv Beeby and Linda Begbie Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: Angela Carter
Unknown: Anthony Hyde
Unknown: Eleanor Bron.
Producers: Viv Beeby
Producers: Linda Begbie

: You and Yours

Partof Radio 4's TimeBankWeek. 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: IQ - the Affair of the Yellow Dress

By Paul Celeste. O'Toole is a philosophy professor teetering on retirement but still giving emeritus lectures at King's in London; Amanda Mace is a psychotherapist with a bit of time to kill between appointments. They could be cruising cosily towards their dotage - instead they find themselves suddenly in demand to solve a mystery of adultery, sexual blackmail and a particularly dodgy brand of whisky.
Director John Taylor


Written By: Paul Celeste.
Director: John Taylor
O'Toole: Bill Paterson
Mace: Frances de la Tour
Janine: Carolyn Pickles
Camberley: Tim Wylton
Kate: Sally Baxter
Derek: Paul Panting
Harriet: Jilly Bond
Gavin: Howard Ward

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

Part of Radio 4'sTime Bank Week. With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns. To contact TimeBank PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Brian Rix speaks on behalf of the largest charity in Britain working with people who have learning disabilities, theirfamilies and carers.
DONATIONS: Mencap. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]
Shortened repeat from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Brian Rix

: Volunteers

4: You've Never Heard My Music by Donna Franceschild and Simon Little. For details see Monday (R)


Music By: Donna Franceschild
Music By: Simon Little.

: Glastonbury Tales

4: The first festival goers arrive at Glastonbury and choose a place to camp that is not to farfrom, and more importantly, not too nearthe toilets. The security fence has already been breached, and Glen Tillbrook hears from one attendee who has used every possible trick in the book to evade the entrance fee. For details see Monday


Unknown: Glen Tillbrook

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a lively look at the legal affairs of the moment.
Producer Charles Sigler. Repeated Sunday8.30pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler.

: The Material World

Since the earliest times it has been used to flavour and preserve food. The chemical industry uses it to make chlorine and caustic soda.
Quentin Coopertalks to
Professor Graham MacGregor and DrJim Thomas about the physics and chemistry of salt. Championed for preventing iodine deficiency disorders and cited as a cause of high blood pressure, salt remains a controversial but indispensable part of our lives. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Coopertalks
Unknown: Professor Graham MacGregor
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

With Eddie Mairand Charlie Lee-Potter.

: Man of Soup

A comedy by David and Caroline Stafford.
4: It all starts with Lovac's impression ofYassir Arafat and the computer Salome has borrowed.
Music David Stafford. Producer Dirk Maggs


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

: The Archers

Jolene offers her ear. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts programme, including a look at how rain has proved a useful dramatic device forfilm-makers. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Music and Silence

By Rose Tremain. 14: The king's secret is finally brought to light.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Rose Tremain.

: Southall Stories

Tales from Little India. In the second of two programmes, Naresh Puri reflects on the increasing tension between traditional and modernising forces among the third generation of young adults in Southall. ProducerRozina Dewshi (R)


Unknown: Naresh Puri

: In Business

At Your Service. Companies are spending more and more on service, but customer satisfaction is plummeting. Peter Day looks at how to narrow the gap. Producer Sandra Kanthal. Repeated Sunday9.30pm


Producer: Sandra Kanthal.

: Leading Edge

From outer space to the inner workings of the atom, the programme that highlights the latest in scientific endeavour. Off the coast of the Isle of Wight, 12 metres below the western Solent, lies an underwater forest, once home to early humans before rising sea levels swept away their land. Geoff Watts discovers how a team of diving archaeologists are excavating the site and building up a picture of how Stone Age humans lived in Britain over 8,000 years ago. Producer Rami Tzabar. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Rami Tzabar.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

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


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Long Hot Summer

By Barbara Anderson , read by Nicolette McKenzie and Julia Morton. Part 4. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Barbara Anderson
Read By: Nicolette McKenzie
Read By: Julia Morton.

: The 99p Challenge

An exciting new comedy panel game hosted by Sue Perkins in which someone stands to win 99p live on air! With Peter Baynham , Jack Docherty , Armando lannucci and Simon Pegg. Producers David Tyler and Sarah Smith


Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Peter Baynham
Unknown: Jack Docherty
Unknown: Simon Pegg.
Producers: David Tyler
Producers: Sarah Smith

: News

: The Late Book: Tulip Fever

By Deborah Moggach , read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara. Part 9. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: William Gaminara.

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