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: Prayer for the Day

With Catherine Ogle.


Unknown: Catherine Ogle.

: FarmingToday

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas and events which have influenced our time. This week a look at quantum gravity with cosmologist Lee Smolin and physicist John Gribbin.
Shortened repeat 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Guest: Lee Smolin
Guest: John Gribbin
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: Cornucopia

Paul Richardson journeys around the British Isles to discoverthe state of our national cuisine. 4: Haggis, the Highlands and the Deep-fried Mars Bars. For details see Monday


Unknown: Paul Richardson

: Daily Service

Thy Kingdom Come, 0 God (St Cecilia); Luke 17, w20-25; Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs (Handel); Away with Our Fears (
Leddington Wright ). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Leddington Wright
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Woman's Hour

Nana Mouskouri world famous singer, MEP and ambassador for Unicef joins Jenni Murray to talk about her 35-year-career and her latest album. Drama: Bayeux Tapestry. Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Nana Mouskouri
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: From Our Own Correspondent

Kate Adie takes an in-depth, colourful and often witty look behind the headlines. ProducerTony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie

: Married to the Music

A series charting the lives and influence of less well-known wives of composers.
Harriet Smithson. "We could neither live together nor apart. We caused each other so much suffering." Thus wrote Berlioz about his marriage to the Irish actress Harriet Smithson who had captured his heart many years before he could capture hers. She inspired him to write his
Symphonie Fantastique and his opera Romeo et Juliette, but her life ended tragically. David Cairns and Peter Raby chart Smith's life and reflect on the way in which she influenced Berlioz's music. Producer Rosie Boulton


Unknown: Harriet Smithson.
Unknown: Harriet Smithson
Unknown: David Cairns
Unknown: Peter Raby
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: 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: Spy Nozy and the Poets

Espionage, intrigue and poetic inspiration blur the boundaries between truth and fiction in Paul B Davies's drama. Suspicious behaviour by new residents in the Somerset village of Nether Stowey leads to the arrival of a Home Office spy and a memorable encounter immortalised in literary history.
Director Sara Davies


Writer: Paul B Davies
Director: Sara Davies
Mr Walsh: Bill Nighy
Coleridge: Martin Clunes
Mr King: Graeme Garden
Mr Ford: John Woodvine
Mr Mogg: Matthew Thomas
Waiter: Matthew Thomas

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White.
Editor Chris Burns. LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Emma Thompson speaks on behalf of a charity which supports vulnerable young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. DONATIONS: Alone in London. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Emma Thompson

: Isaac Babel Stories

3: Squadron Leader Trunov. "We buried our dead commander in a flower bed in the middle of the town." Read by David Suchet. For details see Monday


Read By: David Suchet.

: The Citizens

4: Czech Republic - Oldrich Cerny. Before the collapse of Communism, Cerny made his living editing children's books. During the Velvet
Revol ution he ran errands for the playwright and future president Vaclav Havel. When he was asked to head the country's first intelligence network, he thought it was a joke. But now he is credited with bringing the Czech Republic into Nato. Producer Lucy Ash. For details see Monday


Unknown: Oldrich Cerny.
Unknown: Vaclav Havel.
Producer: Lucy Ash.

: Law in Action

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


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Dinah Lammiman.

: The Material World

Particle physics, astrophysics and genomics already generate huge amounts of data, but if the pace of scientific development is to be maintained or even accelerated, we need to develop a computing system capable of processing larger amounts of information.
Quentin Coopertalks to Fabrizio Gagliardi and Dr Paul Jeffreys about the Grid, described by its supporters as the next revolution in computing. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.ac.uk


Unknown: Quentin Coopertalks
Unknown: Fabrizio Gagliardi
Unknown: Dr Paul Jeffreys
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

from 5.30 With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Test Match Special Report

Jonathan Agnew discusses the opening day of England'sTestseriesinthe Sri Lankan port of Galle.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: The Big Booth Too

Boothby Graffoe continues his series of guitar-flavoured songs and surreal laughs. This week he is joined by Stephen Frost , Kevin Eldon , Vivienne Soan, Big Al and Antonio Forcione , who take it in turns to write and star in increasingly dictatorial radio Scripts Of theirown. Producer Lucy Armitage


Unknown: Boothby Graffoe
Unknown: Stephen Frost
Unknown: Kevin Eldon
Unknown: Antonio Forcione
Producer: Lucy Armitage

: The Archers

Susan is Whiterthan White. Repeated tomorrow 2pm


Unknown: Whiterthan White.

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson.

: Bayeux Tapestry

By Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.
4: The Coronation and the Comet. Following the death of Edward, the streets are thronged with mourners and celebrants as the funeral and coronation take place on the same day.
Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Jeff Young.
Shovewoman: Linda Bassett
Shovewoman'sboy: Philip Dowling

: The Jewish Journey: 1,000 Years of Jewish Life in Britain

Andrew Sachs presents a series examining England's extraordinary Jewish history.
How the Jews became Englishmen. After
Oliver Cromwell re-opened the doors of England to Jews in the 17th century, they began to come from all over Europe. Many were poor, a few were better-off merchants like Nathan Mayer Rothschild , but what most had in common was a desire to get away from laws and attacks against Jews in their Own homeland. Producer Nichola West. Editor Martin Weitz


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell
Unknown: Nathan Mayer Rothschild
Producer: Nichola West.
Editor: Martin Weitz

: In Business

Straight Scott. After the Scottish Parl iament, what is happening in Scotland's boardrooms? Peter Day finds out if Scottish business leaders want to go it alone. Producer Sandra Kanthal. Repeated Sunday9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Sandra Kanthal.

: Leading Edge

Geoff Watts presents the cutting-edge science programme. This week he reports on the latest scientific research being discussed at the annual meeting of the American Association forthe
Advancement of Science, in San Francisco. He will be talking to scientists working on everything from plant genetics to drug development. Producer Alexandra Feachem. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alexandra Feachem.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Dud Avocado

By Elaine Dundy , read by Laurence Bouvard.
4: Sally Jay has a wild night out on the Left Bank-and ends up injail. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Elaine Dundy
Read By: Laurence Bouvard.
Read By: Sally Jay

: The Wayltls

A satirical look at the week's news and media events. Starring Simon Evans , Dave Lamb , Chris Pavlo and Laura Shavin. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: The Warm-Up Men

Stewart Henderson sheds light on the unsung heroes of television comedy-the warm-up men, legendary performers who are happy in their anonymity. With contributions from
Clive Anderson , Felix Bowness , Fred MacAuley and Bob Monkhouse. Producer David Prest (R)


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Felix Bowness
Unknown: Fred MacAuley
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Late Book: The River King

By Alice Hoffman. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alice Hoffman.

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