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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Derek Boden.


Unknown: Derek Boden.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests explore the history of ideas, as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charles Taylor

: Daily Service

With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Just as Am
(Saffron Walden); Matthew 27, wl-26; Morning Glory, Starlit Sky (Morning Glory); My Song Is
Love Unkown (Love Unknown). Director of Music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: ... and June Whitfield

June Whitfield reads extracts from her autobiography. Part 4. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: June Whitfield

: Woman's Hour

Gardening star-turned-author Alan Titchmarsh joins Jenni Murray live in the studio.
Drama: Michael Field by Moya O'Shea. Part4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Michael Field
Unknown: Moya O'Shea.

: Crossing Continents

Max Easterman investigates deep-seated corruption and violence in the Romanian police. He meets the British officertryingto clean up the force and a Romanian whistle-blowerwho was forced to leave the country to escape reprisals. Producer Hugh Levinson
Repeated Monday 8.30pm. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/continents


Unknown: Max Easterman
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: With Great Pleasure

Award-winningjournalist Fergal Keane presents some of his favourite pieces of prose and poetry-choices which reflect his wide-ranging travels as BBC special correspondent. Readers Eleanor Bron and Christian Rodska.
Producer VivBeeby. Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Readers: Eleanor Bron
Readers: Christian Rodska.

: 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

Shortened repeat from Saturday 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Silence of Memory

By Tina Pepler. On 11 November 1920 the unknown warrior was buried in Westminster
Abbey- a surrogate body for all those whose loved ones were missing, presumed dead. At the funeral, and ever since, the focus has been on the widows and bereaved mothers. This drama follows three men - a demobbed soldier, a grieving father and a young boy - on the day of the funeral as they try to come to terms with their loss. Director
Kate McAII


Unknown: Tina Pepler.
Director: Kate McAii
Harold: Michael Williams
Tom: Daniel Jackson
Jack: Michael Wilson
Unknown Soldier: David Brooks
Dean: Brian Gear

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

Steve Redgrave speaks on behalf of a charity which supports those with colitis and Crohn's disease. DONATIONS: NACC. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Steve Redgrave

: Mane Streets Revisited

Visiting. The final story in a week of writing by Manchester exiles is by David Constantine and read by David Crellin. The streets of Salford become the avenues of memory for a man who left it all behind a longtime ago.
Producer Katherine Beacon. For details see Monday


Unknown: David Constantine
Read By: David Crellin.
Producer: Katherine Beacon.

: Intimacies

4: Searching for Grandparents. Greg Buxton 's grandparents were Russian Jews who drowned while trying to escape to Palestine in 1941. He recently went diving to try and find the wreck of their ship, the Struma. Here he tells of his attempts to trace the vessel in order to mourn the grandparents he never knew.
Producer Rosie Boulton. For details see Monday


Unknown: Greg Buxton
Producer: Rosie Boulton.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the programme that tackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Producer Charles Sigler. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler.

: The Material World

Plastics made from synthetic polymers have already had a huge impact on our lives, but a new area of polymer technology is emerging. Quentin Cooper talks to Professor Brigid Heywood from
Keele University and Dr Paul Taylor from Warwick University about dendrimers- tree-like molecules that can be grown in a laboratory to a precise molecular size and weight. Unlike conventional long-chain polymers, dendrimers have a regular branched structure and can be large or small, organic or inorganic. Their unique, symmetrical structure, scientists believe, means they can be deployed in fields as diverse as gene and drug therapy, or even in light harvesting.
Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk
Webwatch: page 53


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Professor Brigid Heywood
Unknown: Dr Paul Taylor
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Fanshawe Gets to the Bottom of.... Sport

Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing.
Simon Fanshawe concludes six programmes melding comedy archive with satirical writing by considering the pointlessness of coming second. With contributions from Max Boyce ,
Jerry Seinfield , Tommy Cooper and Jennifer Saunders. With Anne Bryson and Peter Gunn. Producer Karen Rose


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Max Boyce
Unknown: Jerry Seinfield
Unknown: Tommy Cooper
Unknown: Jennifer Saunders.
Unknown: Anne Bryson
Unknown: Peter Gunn.
Producer: Karen Rose

: The Archers

Clarrie welcomes an old friend.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts programme. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Chapters and Verses: Treasures of theBritish Library

Michael Field by Moya O'Shea .4: The Independent Theatre presents A Question ofMemoryby
Michael Reid. In the audience-Oscar Wilde.
For details see Monday. Further cast details across the week
Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Michael Field
Unknown: Moya O'Shea
Unknown: Michael Reid.
Oscar: Andrew Wincott
Miss Keegan: Richenda Carey

: A Southall Lad

Jatinder Verma re-visits the sweltering summer of 1976 to tell the story of Gurdip Singh Chagger 's murder and the birth of the anti-racist movement in Britain. Producer MohitBakaya


Unknown: Jatinder Verma
Unknown: Gurdip Singh Chagger

: In Business

Robot Wars. Experts believe that in as soon as 50 years, computers will become as intelligent as we are. Peter Day discovers what it might mean forthe humans who will be left behind. Editor Stephen Chilcott. Producer Neil Koenig Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Editor: Stephen Chilcott.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Leading Edge

Much of our brain consists of very leaky wires conveying impulses in all directions. How does nature pull I of f the trick that enables the area of the brain responsible for memory to compensate for these leaky signals? New research has uncovered the answer which could explain how learning is laid down in our brains. Producer Adri an Washbourne
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: When I Lived in ModernTimes

By Linda Grant , read by Sara Kestelman and abridged in ten parts by Richard Hamilton. Part 9.. For details see Monday


Unknown: Linda Grant
Read By: Sara Kestelman
Unknown: Richard Hamilton.

: The Bigger Issues

A four-part comedy series in which Keith Daniels attempts to change the world through drama. With Dave Lamb , Jim North , Nick Walker and Richie Webb. 3: The world's most socially aware theatre company tackles racist bigotry head-on, then gets sidetracked into petty in-fighting. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Keith Daniels
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Jim North
Unknown: Nick Walker
Unknown: Richie Webb.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: The Late Book: Galileo's Daughter

By Dava Sobel , read by Stella Gonet. Part 4.
For details see Monday(R)


Unknown: Dava Sobel
Read By: Stella Gonet.

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