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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stepheh W!g)ey.

: Farming Today

Producer Karen Gregor


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 the Rev Dr Johnston McMaster.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Midsummer Midweek

Sue Cook in conversation with a tiveiy and diverting array of guests.
Producer A!ison Hughes. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Ison Hughes.

: Book of the Week; Master Musicians

3: Sir Arthur Sullivan died 100 years ago this year. Mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers reads from WJWetis's biography, published in 1901. including the meianchotytaie of the composing of the legendary LOSt CDord. Fordetads see Monday


Unknown: Sir Arthur Sullivan
Mezzo-Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers

: Daily Service

With the Very Rev Ken Riiey. Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Austria); Psaim 48, wl-3, 9-14: Jubilate in B Fiat (Waiton); The Church's OneFoundation(Aure!ia). Dtrectorofmusic Jeffrey Makinson.


Unknown: Ken Riiey.
Unknown: Dtrectorofmusic Jeffrey Makinson.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts topical interviews and discussions presented from awoman's point of view. Drama: OurHMagebyMaryRusse!! Mitford. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Quiet Revolution

Concluding the series about people who have used their talents to rejuvenate their !oca! communities.
<4 M?/ce for Whitehaven. isolated to the west of the Lake District, urban Whitetiaven offers poor employment prospects for many of its young people. Felicity Finch meets the Rev Jim Baker , who through the work of his Whitehaven Youth Trust, is creatingjobs for the young and contributing to the regeneration of the area. Producer Cathy Drysdate
For more information PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Felicity Finch
Unknown: Jim Baker
Producer: Cathy Drysdate

: Sunny Side Up: 5

A comedy devised by Scott Cherry and written by Dave Sheasby set in the cut-throat world of barbershop.

The Glee Boys are invited to Spain to perform for an over-60's "Friends of Yorkshire" club. Featuring the first ever performance of IIkley Moor - barbershop style.
Barbershop songs performed by Wheel of Harmony
Director Clive Brill


Devised by: Scott Cherry
Writer: Dave Sheasby
Director: Clive Brill
Bill: Keith Barren
Daphne: Thelma Barlow
Lionet: Bryan Pringle
Rita: Susan Brown
Tom: Clive Swift
Melvyn: Daw Mross

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With Tim Franks.

: Round Britain Quiz

Nick Ctarke chairs the cryptic quiz.
Patrick Hannan and Peter Stead for Wales take on Scots Michael Alexander and AianTayior. Producer Paui Bajoria


Unknown: Nick Ctarke
Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Peter Stead
Unknown: Michael Alexander
Producer: Paui Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Songs That Houses Sing

The Currs by Kate Clanchy.
The third of four plays set in houses which sing their secrets.
Tasmania, 1832. Edward Curr, master of the Van Diemen's Land Company, tries to impose control over his wife, his convict stonemason and the wild landscape in this harsh outpost of the Empire.
Director Mary Peate


Writer: Kate Clanchy
Director: Mary Peate
Caroline: Julia Ford
Curr: Colin Tierney
Hill: Garry Cooper

: Gardeners' Question Time

in a special edition of the programme, John Cushnie, Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank broadcast from the Bingerden Flower Show in the Netherlands. With chairman Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie.
Unknown: Bob Ftowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Shaggy Dog Stones

GoodDogby Lynne Truss. Read by Caroline Quentin. A child yearns forthe family greyhound which disappeared before she was born. Fordeta!!s see Monday


Read By: Caroline Quentin.

: Witd Tales

The wiidiife encounters of people who work and !ive close to nature. Part 3. Fordeta!!s see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Why are we a!! so good at denial? Whether !t be the aicohotic who refuses to recognise their condition orthe government that denies responsibility for atrocities, society has developed sophisticated methods of avoiding and evading responsibility. LaurieTay!or discusses the forthcoming book States orDen<a< with its author, sociologist Stan Cohen.
ProducerTony Philips. E-MA!L: think)ng.at)owed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stan Cohen.

: All in the Mind

!n the first of a new eight-part series.
Dr Raj Persaud explores the timits and potential of the human mind and examines the arguments surrounding menta! hea!th. EditorSharonBanoff
For more information PHONE: [number removed]. Rptd Sunday 9pm


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud

: PM

With Chartie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chartie Lee-Potter

: Six oOock News

: Like They've Never Been Gone

A comedy series by Mike Coieman about musica! double act Tommy Frankiin and Sheiia Parrwho 30 years on get a second crack at fame. Starring Roy Hudd and June Whitfie!d, with Pat Coombs , Jutian Eardiey , Edward Haisted , Pau! Rogan and Aiex Lowe. 3: anyone fora Cru/se to Cherbourg? Music Frido Ruth. Producer Steve Doherty (R)


Unknown: Mike Coieman
Unknown: Tommy Frankiin
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Jutian Eardiey
Unknown: Edward Haisted
Unknown: Aiex Lowe.
Music: Frido Ruth.
Producer: Steve Doherty

: The Archers

Fancy meeting you here... Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

As Breakfast of Champions, starring BruceWiiiis and AtbertFinney, hits the big screen, Francine Stock investigates how Kurt Vonnegut novets have been filmed. Producer Rob Kettendge


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Kurt Vonnegut
Producer: Rob Kettendge

: Our Village

By Mary Russell Mitford. 3: "The sketches of the old and the young Gypsies." Traveling visitors get a mixed reception.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Author: Mary Russell Mitford

: The Moral Maze

John Humphrys takes the chair this week to adjudicate the combative contest of topical debate. Joining him are regular panellists Dr David Cook, a medical ethicist: Ian Hargreaves, professor of journalism at Cardiff University; constitutional historian David Starkey; and Janet Daley of The Daily Telegraph. Witnesses will be invited to offer their differing views on the subject of the week and then face cross-examination from the team.
Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Dr David Cook
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: David Starkey
Unknown: Janet Datey
Producer: David Coomes.

: It's aFunny Old World

Simon Hoggart takes a tight-hearted took at the week in Westminster.
Producer Sarah Harrison Editor AnneTyerman Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Sarah Harrison

: Connect

Quentin Cooper presents a new eight-part series exploring the relationship between technology and humanity. 1: BoxfDgUp. He investigates how technology is facilitating far-reaching devetopments !n container shipping. These changes are not on!y increasing the range and diversity of products available to us, butaiso bringing devetoping countries into gioba! markets. Producer Ange!aH!nd


Unknown: Quentin Cooper

: Midsummer Midweek

Sue Cook in conversation with a iivetyand diverting array Of guests. Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Spring Collection

3: Brave G<// by Peter Ho Davies, read by Honeysuckle Weeks. A young girl spends time with her dentist father before her parents separate. She learns some painful truths about trust and honesty. For details see Monday(R)


Unknown: Peter Ho Davies.

: The Remains of Foley and McColl

Last episode of the comedy series with award winning double act Sean Foley and Hamish
McColl - the Right Size. With Rose English, Count Arthur Strong, Chris Lamer and Mark Stevens.


Comedian: Sean Foley
Comedian: Hamish McColl
Unknown: Rose English
Comedian: Count Arthur Strong
Unknown: Chris Lamer
Unknown: Mark Stevens
Producer: Lissa Evans

: News

: The Late Book: The Triats of

By Diana Souhami. Part3. Fordetai!sseeMonday(R)


Unknown: Diana Souhami.

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