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: Prayer for the Day

With Angela Wood.


Unknown: Angela Wood.

: Farming Today

Producer Sarah Tempest


Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament LW only


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests engage in lively and diverse conversation.
Producer Ahson Hughes. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ahson Hughes.

: Daily Service

With the Rev Canon Noel Vincent. Jesus Shall !i Reign (Truro); Ecciesiastes 3, wl-8; Lead Me, Lord (Wesley): Great is Thy Faithfulness.


Presenter: Canon Noel Vincent
Director of music: Nigel Swinford.

: Bury Me Standing

By isabei Fonseca. 3: Learning the ropes in an Albanian Gypsy home. For detai!s see Monday

: Woman's Hour

BestseiiingauthorJackieCoiiins joins Jenni Murray to discuss her latest book, Letf)a/ Seduct/on. Drama: Chapters and Verses: 77)e Pass/on of Margery Kempe. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Margery Kempe.

: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Future with Douglas Adams: 1

Douglas Adams presents a new four-part series designed to help us make sense of the digital world.
Adams demystifies the way in which music can be accessed on the internet. With help from Brian Eno, Jim Kerr and Mike Nesmith among others.


Presenter: Douglas Adams
Guest: Brian Eno
Guest: Jim Kerr
Guest: Mike Nesmith
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Steekport, So Good They Named tt Once

By Damian Lanigan and Jim Poyser. A six-part comedy series following the lives of a family living in Stockport. 1: M/nt. Jason and Michae! stake their claim in cyberspace. Meanwhile the Conroys become the subject of an academic study.
Music Big George. Producer Net! Mossey


Unknown: Damian Lanigan
Unknown: Jim Poyser.
Jason: Andrew Knott
Maureen: Beverley Callard
Eddie: John Henshaw
Michael: Jason Done
Larry: Rolf Saxon

: You and Yours

With Liz Barctay and MarkWh!ttaker.


Unknown: Liz Barctay

: The World at One

With Nick Ciarke.


Unknown: Nick Ciarke.

: Hidden Treasures

A series of the antiques quiz presented by Lars Tharp. This afternoon's programme comes from MarMe Ha!! atC!andon Park, Surrey. Producer Annie Bnstow


Presented By: Lars Tharp.
Producer: Annie Bnstow

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Centurions

By Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan. Three sharp and humorous portraits of old timers - centurions who have grown old disgraceful.
1: The Outlaws
2: The Survivor
3: The Medium
With Kerry Shale, Elizabeth Kelly, John Guerrasio, Kathryn Hunt, Trevor Fox, John Griffin, Russell Dixon and Louise Montez
Original music composed and performed by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop. Director Susan Roberts


Unknown: Bridget O'Connor
Unknown: Peter Straughan.
Unknown: Kerry Shaie.
Unknown: Elizabeth Kemy.
Unknown: Kathryn Hunt.
Unknown: Trevor Fox.
Unknown: John Gnffin.
Unknown: Russeii Dixon
Unknown: Louise Montez
Unknown: Dave Scott
Unknown: Neii Btenkinsop.
Director: Susan Roberts
Harry: Don Fellows
Becket: Geoff Hinsttff
May: Olivia Jardith
Irene: Kate Harper

: Gardeners Question Time

Bob Fiowerdew , Roy Lancaster and Bob Fiowerdew answer questions posed by gardeners from north Kent. With chairman Ehc Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Bob Fiowerdew
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Bob Fiowerdew
Unknown: Ehc Robson.

: How Was Your Flight?

By Danny Morrison , read by Dan Gordon. A man's ego is stroked by the flirtatiousness of his fellow passenger. He is drawn into a situation he could never have imagined, producer pam Brighton


Unknown: Danny Morrison
Read By: Dan Gordon.

: If I Be a Fisherman

Angling writer Paul Young considers the wondw!de appeal of angling, from biggame in the Fionda Keys to casting for sa!mon in A!aska. producer David Prest


Unknown: Paul Young
Producer: David Prest

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taker 's guests this week include Jeremy Rifkin , author of many books examining the impact of scientific andtechno!ogica! changes on the economy and society, in his !atest book, The /<ge of/tccess, he asks whether civilisation can survive when on!ythe commercia! sphere remains the arbiter of human iife.
Producer Tony Phiiiips.E-MA!L:thinkmg.aiiowed6tbc.co.u)(


Unknown: Laurie Taker
Unknown: Jeremy Rifkin

: Changing Places: The Kids on the Block

Howard Stabbleford reports on the crime-cutting activities of local parents in South Shields and in Higher Openshaw. Manchester. Youngsters who once hated their hobbies as stealing cars, burning empty houses and throwing bricks at passers-by, are deserting the streets in favour of playing board games, doing titter picks and planting trees.
Producer Sandra Sykes. PHONE: [number removed] for more information. WEBSiTE: [web address removed] E-MAIL: [email address removed]

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.

: Audio Diaries: Rebel without a Joss Stick

The conclusion of Kay Stonham's comedy series. Geraldine gave her son the perfect childhood. He swam rivers and climbed trees surrounded by caring and supportive adults. But if life in the commune was so great, why did Peter run away to join the army? (R)


Writer: Kay Stonham
Producer: Jane Berthoud
Peter: Jason Freeman
Sergeant: Simon Greenall
Gerry: Theresa Santos
Max: Jay Simpson
Commanding officer: Chris Lang
Tom: Trevor Leck

: The Archers

Kenton Catches Up. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Rob KetterMge


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Rob Kettermge

: Chapter and Verses

The Pass<on of Margery Kempe , dramatised by Aiison Joseph. 3: 77)0 Ho/y Land and Tears of Compass/on. Margery journeys to Jerusalem on pilgrimage. Her extreme piety soon causes problems for her fei!ow travellers.
For deta!!ssee Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Margery Kempe
Dramatised By: Aiison Joseph.

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions to an issue of current concern.
5: Bored w/tn the Ba//ot Box?With each election fewer of us bother to vote. Are we damaging our democracy? With commissioners Liz Forgan , Anatoie Kaietsky and Anthony Smith. Producer Helen W!!son. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Liz Forgan
Unknown: Anatoie Kaietsky
Unknown: Anthony Smith.

: Cuba! Cuba!

Frank Canosa was a boy when Fidei Castro and his fe!!ow revolutionaries entered Havana, rosaries around their necks, having ousted the notorious dictator Fuigencio Batista. Cuba, as we know it, was born.
Producer Manna Salandy-Brown . Repeated from Surtday 10.45pm


Unknown: Frank Canosa
Unknown: Fidei Castro
Unknown: Fuigencio Batista.
Producer: Manna Salandy-Brown

: Frontiers

BSE and variant CJD appearto be caused by unusual infectious agents ca!ied prions.
Peter Evans examines the evidence for the existence of prions and asks whether there wiii ever be a treatment for these fatal diseases.
Producer Pau! Arno!d. E-MAtL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: Adrian Mole - the Cappuccino Years

By Sue Townsend. 3: Some Prob/ems or Modern L//B. Adrian struggles with his electronic organiser, forgets histeiephone banking password and has his cartowed away. For detaos see Monday (R)


Unknown: Sue Townsend.
Unknown: B. Adrian

: On the job

James MacLoughiin 's six-part comedy drama charts the exploits of Chief Constable BiiiBurscough.
5: A shortlist of candidates has been announced for Biii'sjob as chief constable. EitenPhiiiips is a hot contender and she has got Viveca's vote. Biii, however, is a great beiiever of skeletons in cupboards.
D!rector Mar!on Nancarrow


Unknown: James MacLoughiin
Bill: Tony Haygarth
DI Chan: David Yip
Viveca: Carotyn Picktes
Ellen: Dona Croll
Julian: Julian Wadham
Band teader: Terence Edmond

: Sketches from the House

Nick Utech!n explores the history and art of the parliamentary sketch writer. 4: Great Characters. Producer V!wB!ack(R)

: News

: The Late Book: Me

By Garrison Keii !or, abridged in five parts by Katie Campbell and read by Stuart Mihigan. Part 3. Fordetai)s see Monday


Unknown: Garrison Keii
Unknown: Katie Campbell
Read By: Stuart Mihigan.

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