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: Prayer for the Day

With Denis Nowlan.


Unknown: Denis Nowlan.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Tempest


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman and guests debate and deliberate new agenda-setting ideas and the latest issues, with lively and topical conversation. Producer Ariane Koek. Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Ariane Koek.

: Daily Service

With Judy Merry. Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendour (Rhuddlan); John 8, w21-26; Come My Way (Vaughan Williams); 0 Worship the King (Hanover). With Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director of music David Swinson.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Music: David Swinson.

: Book of the Week: All That Really Matters

Campbell Armstrong's moving memoir about his first wife Eileen and the daughter she gave up for adoption is read in five parts by Brian Cox. Part 1. Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Brian Cox.
Produced By: Jane Marshall.

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Jenni Murray. Drama: Manuscripts Don't Burn by Yelena Bulgakova. Part 1 Of 5. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Yelena Bulgakova

: Look Back in Armour

American humorist Joe Queenan slips on his breastplate and helmet behind the scenes of the booming British historical re-enactment business and asks, " Is this a new phenomenon ? Is it explicable ? Is it even healthy ?" Only the UK traders and makers of historical equipment can really help him OUt. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Joe Queenan
Producer: Miles Warde

: The Little World of Don Camillo

Giovanni Guareschi 's humorous tales about a colourful parish priest in a northern Italian village are dramatised in four parts by Peter Kerry.
2: Don Camillo has been trying for months to raise the money for a community centre, without success. Now Peppone announces that he is building people's palace and he has already raised the money. Don Camillo turns detective - with a little supernatural prompting.
Don Camillo Alun Armstrong
Producers Chris Wallis and Jill Waters


Unknown: Giovanni Guareschi
Unknown: Peter Kerry.
Unknown: Don Camillo
Producers: Chris Wallis
Producers: Jill Waters
God: Joss Ackland
Bishop: John Moffatt
Peppone: Sean Prendergast
Captain Mancini: Ben Crowe
Neri/Paulo: Harry Myers
Smilzo: David Thorpe

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Peter White.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
1.30 Counterpoint
The eighth heat of the quizthat covers all types of music, from classical to jazz and showtunes to pop. With chairman Ned Sherrin. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Straw without Bricks

EM Delafield 's account of her mission to write a humorous book in thirties Russia is adapted by Gwyneth Powell. The highlight of the trip, seen through the eyes of a middle-class Englishwoman, was the time she spent on a small commune living and workingwith the comrades: Starring Gwyneth Powell , Anna Quayle , Kerry Shale , Katherine Canter , Rachel Atkins and Bettina Weichert. Director Richard Wortley (R)


Unknown: Em Delafield
Adapted By: Gwyneth Powell.
Unknown: Gwyneth Powell
Unknown: Anna Quayle
Unknown: Kerry Shale
Unknown: Katherine Canter
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Unknown: Bettina Weichert.
Director: Richard Wortley

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby and guests are on hand to answer calls on a personal finance issue. Producer Jennifer Clarke. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jennifer Clarke.

: Thicker than Water

Five stories exploring family relationships from a variety of perspectives. 1: The Red Carby Edward James, read by Christopher Timothy. A young boy is evacuated to the countryside during the Second World War. He quickly discovers life with "auntie" to be as devastating as London's Blitz. Producer Keith Slade


Unknown: Carby Edward
Read By: Christopher Timothy.
Producer: Keith Slade

: Adventures in Science

In five programmes Ben Silburn takes journeys with a difference. He starts byfollowing a trail of molten rocks as they rise from deep inside the Earth to eru pt out of a volcano with the power to devastate continents. Producer Paul Arnold (R)


Unknown: Ben Silburn
Producer: Paul Arnold

: The Food Programme

For two decades Swedish agriculture has pursued a policy of high animal welfare standards and sustainable production. As the lessons from BSE and foot-and-mouth disease sink in, Sheila Dillon asks if we can learn from their example. Extended repeat from yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Whatever Gets You Through

In an increasingly secular society we still need to get to grips with life's bigquestions about identity and purpose, love and money, work and growing old. Muriel Gray and guests investigate those who thinkthey have the answers. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

This week Bill Oddie and Claire Gorham are among the guests joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes. Reader Patricia Hughes. Producer Carol Smith. Repeated Sunday 12.04pm E-MAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Claire Gorham
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Reader: Patricia Hughes.
Producer: Carol Smith.

: The Archers

A dispute at Ambridge Hall.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson gives the verdict on Men of Honour, a Hollywood film about the first African-American to become a navy diver. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Erin Riley

: Manuscripts Don't Burn

The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova , abridged in five parts by DJ Britton from the collection edited by JAE Curtis . 1: When Yelena became the third wife of Mikhail Bulgakov , author of The Master and Margarita, he asked herto keep an account of their life in thirties Moscow, since his own diary had been burnt by the KGB.
Director Alison Hindell. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Yelena Bulgakova
Edited By: Jae Curtis
Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov
Director: Alison Hindell.
Yelena: Susanne Burden
Mikhail: Jonathan Tafler
Narrator: Sue Jones Davies

: It's My Story: Green Line, Green Lanes

A portrait of life among Greek and Turkish Cypriots in north London, communities still divided in Cyprus by a 66-mile UN-patrolled "green line", but who live and work together along Green
Lanes, a road which runs for nine miles through Harringay. Nigel Wrench looks at how tensions 2,000 miles away play out along this colourful north-London thoroughfare that stretches from Enfield to Islington. Producer David Prosser


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Producer: David Prosser

: Crossing Continents

Peru is a nation consumed by distrust and disgust. Nick Caistor travels to Lima ahead of elections in April and investigates the legacy ofthe man atthe heart of a massive corruption scandal - ex-
President Fujimori'sformer spy chief,
Vladimiro Montesinos , and his meticulous video-taped record of hundreds of dirty deals with the Peruvian political elite. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Nick Caistor
Unknown: Vladimiro Montesinos

: Wild Europe

The conclusion of six journeys through European countries exploring the wildlife and the people working to conserve European diversity.
The Wolves of Transylvania. Following wolf tracks in the snow in the shadow of Dracula's castle,
Lionel Kelleway asks how 2,500 wolves survive in Romania when the rest of Europe has all but wiped them out.
Producer Grant Sonnex. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co. uk/nature/animals/bbc/wild_europe


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Start the Week

Shortened repeatfrom 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Best of Bombeck

Family humorist Erma Bombeck takes the lid off life in the American home. Read in five parts by - Maureen Lipman. 1: The Facts of Life
Abridged and produced Jane Marsh-all
Programme of the Week: page 125


Unknown: Erma Bombeck
Unknown: Maureen Lipman.
Produced: Jane Marsh-All

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: All That Really

Matters Repeated from 9.45am

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