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: Prayer for the Day

With Pat Jones.


Unknown: Pat Jones.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sue MacGregorand James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Christina Rees.
8.45 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: MacGregorand James Naughtie.
Unknown: Christina Rees.

: The Long View

Jonathan Freedland presents the series which finds the past behind the present.
5: This week an exploration into the fate of women in debt through the extraordinary life of Laetitia Pilkington. With Dervia Kirwen , Fay Weldon and guests.
Producer Virginia Crompton. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland
Unknown: Laetitia Pilkington.
Unknown: Dervia Kirwen
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Producer: Virginia Crompton.

: Puzzling Passions

Marcel Berlins presents a series about puzzles which have been used throughout history as instruments of pleasure, pain and gain.
2: A look at puzzling numbers, some of which have outfoxed mathematicians for hundreds of years. Do mathematicians themselves see the point of solving the problem or are theyjust having fun? Producer Anna Parkinson
The second clue In the RTpuzzle is on page 136


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Anna Parkinson

: Daily Service

With Judy Merry. God Is Love, His Mercy Brightens (Stuttgart). Matthew 13, w51-57. Be Thou My Vision (Rutter). God of Grace and God of Glory (Regent Square). Director of music Ian Tracey.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Music: Ian Tracey.

: Book of the Week: Dear Tom

By Tom Courtenay, read by the author and Sian Thomas. Part2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Sian Thomas.

: Woman's Hour

With Sheila McClennon and guests. Drama: La Grande Therese by Hilary Spurling. Part 2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Hilary Spurling.

: Nature

Tawny Owls. This week a night-time exploration of the world Of the tawny owl. Repeated from yesterday 9pm

: Radio Roots

In a four-part series Russell Davies looks back at the early careers of some of the country's most popular performers - before they were famous. 1: Frankie Howerd
Other profiles in the series will be on Hattie Jacques , Deryck Guyler and the stars of ITV's Coronation Street, including Wilfred Pickles ,
Arthur Lowe , Violet Carson and Bill Waddington , all of whom had distinguised careers on the radio long before they arrived atgranada in 1960. Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: Violet Carson
Unknown: Bill Waddington
Producer: Richard Edis

: You and Yours

With Trixie Rawlinson and MarkWhittaker.


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Sacred to Us

Richard Coles presents a series of programmes exploring the music of non-Christian faiths.
2: Islam. Music is forbidden within the mosque, but outside there is a thriving tradition of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. These immensely popular songs build up the music, often repeating one word over and over again, until a state of ecstasy is reached.
Producer Helen Garrison. Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Helen Garrison.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: VHF

By Nigel Karikari. Leo is admitted to hospital with a fractured skull. On coming round from the anaesthetic, he discovers that he has a metal plate in his head and that it is picking up radio waves
Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Nigel Karikari.
Director: Claire Grove
Leo: Maynard Eziashi
Grace: Claudette Williams
Dr Samuels: Suzanna Hamilton
Mitchell-: Terence Edmond
Corliss: Ben Crowe
Jack: David Thorpe

: The Exchange: [number removed]

Call Wendy Austin for an exchange of experiences and views on today's topical issues. Producer Sukey Firth. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Producer: Sukey Firth.

: Tales from Victorian Norfolk

By Mary E Mann. 2: David Peck 's Love Affair.
Sometimes even gamekeepers don't know what they have got until it's gone. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Mary E Mann.
Unknown: David Peck

: Just Being Ourselves

John Widdowson unveils the worlds of custom, tradition and belief. 2: Ip-dip-doo For details see yesterday


Unknown: John Widdowson

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests discuss how business and technology shape the world around us. Producer Simon Crow


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Simon Crow

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning, with advice, features and your views. Producer Dorothy Stiven. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: the.learning.curve@bbc.co.uk Repeated Sunday llpm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Dorothy Stiven.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: That Reminds Me

The comedy series in which, each week, a well-known comedy name will reminisce, entertain and amuse. This week a chance to spend half-an-hour in the company of a witty and charmingjazz musician who is also one of the most laid-back chairmen of them all- Humphrey Lyttelton. Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Is Tim's gOOSe COOked? Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson gives the verdict on the new film adaptation of Edith Wharton 's novel The House of Mirth, directed by Terence Davies and starring Gillian Anderson of The X Files fame. Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Edith Wharton
Directed By: Terence Davies
Unknown: Gillian Anderson
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: La Grande Therese

Based on the true story of a 19th-century French adventuress, Hilary Spurling 's book is dramatised in ten parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 2: The Wedding of the Year. Catherine and Therese both plan to marry. The latter learns how to beguile money and support by the weaving of fantasies in which she herself believes.
For details see yesterday. Further cast details across the week. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Hilary Spurling
Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.
Berard: John Hartley
Frederic: David Bark-Jones
Armand: Robert Glenister

: File on 4

Private companies are queuingtotake overthe management of education services in some of Britain's biggest cities, but are they really qualified to improve our schools? Mark Whitaker reports. Producer Andy Denwood. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Mark Whitaker
Producer: Andy Denwood.

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel. PHONE: [number removed] for more information. FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel.

: Patient Progress: Stressed Out

Sue Armstrong presents the second and final programme addressing a modern plague: stress. Research over the past 20 years has thrown up some surprises. The image of the stressed-out, responsibility-laden, highly paid executive has given wayto the middle manager-less powerful at work but suffering the most stress-related illnesses, including heart attacks and high blood pressure. A great deal of this stems from the inability to stop rehearsing worst-case scenarios. The advice from stress counsellors is clear: leave work behind in the evening and at weekends, and become more protective of one's leisure time. Producer Louise Dalziel


Producer: Louise Dalziel

: The Long View

Jonathan Freedland presents the series which finds the past behind the present. Repeated from 9am


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: A Tale of Two Cities

By Charles Dickens , read by Ian McDiarmid. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Read By: Ian McDiarmid.

: Man of Soup

A comedy series by David and Caroline Stafford. 4: In which Klepke and Lovacfall out.
Music David Stafford. Producer Dirk Maggs (R)


Unknown: Caroline 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

: Sketches from the House

Nick Utechin looks at how Commons sketch writers reported on Asquith, Balfour and the coming of the First World War. Producer Viv Black (R)


Presenter: Nick Utechin

: News

: The Late Book: A Fish Caught in Time

By Samantha Weinberg , read by Janet Suzman.
Part 2. For details seeyesterday(R)


Unknown: Samantha Weinberg
Read By: Janet Suzman.

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