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: Prayer for the Day

With Jenny Nemko.


Unknown: Jenny Nemko.

: 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 the RevAngelaTilby.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Sir Alec Broers. With Sue Lawley. Shortened repeat from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Sir Alec Broers.

: An Act of Worship

With the RevAngelaTilby.

: Book of the Week: This Is Serbia Calling

Matthew Collins 's gripping account of an independent Belgrade radio station. The Regime Falls. Final part. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Martha Kearney. Drama: A Child in the Forestby Winifred Foley. Part 5.
Editor Ruth Gardiner. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Winifred Foley.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner.

: Enfield Pedals After Byron

Edward Enfield takes his trusty bicycle to follow Lord Byron's 1809 route through Greece. On his way he learns about the history of the region.
Preveza to Salaghora. Enfield learns about the rule of Ali Pasha and discovers the glory of the Suliot people. Producer Mary Price (R)


Unknown: Edward Enfield

: Audio Diaries: Roddy and Sam

In Gerard Foster 's drama Roddy realises that he is in love with Sam, but he also realises that he has a problem. You see Sam is a girl and Roddy is gay. Not only is he gay, but all his friends are gay and he works for a gay online magazine. Will he be able to accomodate this controversial change in his lifestyle with the rest of his life? And what will happen when he has to tell his family? With Robert Webb , Jo Enright and Rip Webster. Producer Jane Berthoud


Unknown: In Gerard Foster
Unknown: Robert Webb
Unknown: Jo Enright
Unknown: Rip Webster.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Peter White.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: A World in Your Ear

A regular showcase of the best English-language radio from around the world, presented by Emily Buchanan. This week the focus is on religious stations as Radio Vatican defends its new 24-hour service and potentially lethal transmitters.
There is a look at how conflict between Christians and Muslims is covered by radio in Nigeria and a feature on pagan broadcasts by a white witch in Canada. Producer Lucy Ash. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Presented By: Emily Buchanan.
Producer: Lucy Ash.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: The Afternoon Play: Baldi - Not for Life

This fourth segment of the drama featuring the amateur sleuth Franciscan monk is written by Simon Brett. When told there is a question mark over the facts of a young girl's suicide, Paolo follows the trail into the contrasting worlds of romantic poetry and internet scams.
Director Lawrence Jackson


Written By: Simon Brett.
Director: Lawrence Jackson
Paolo: David Threlfall
Tina: Tina Kellegher
Father Troy: Tp McKenna
Elaine: Lucie McAnespie
Peter: Alan McKee
Carl: Robert Bathurst
Willie: Des Nealon
Kieran: Conor Delaney
Maureen: Alice Barry

: Ramblings

A series exploring the countryside in ourtowns.
Cole Valley, Birmingham. Clare Balding and Peter Bennett walk along a river valley in south
Birmingham that inspired Tolkien and that is one of the best breeding grounds for bats and birds. Producer Lucy Lunt. The route can be found on OS Explorer 220
For a factsheet PHONE: [number removed] or visit the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Peter Bennett
Producer: Lucy Lunt.

: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Maureen Lipman reads the final extract from Winifred Watson 's touching and funny thirties bestseller. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Winifred Watson

: The Reference Library

5: Palgrave's Golden Treasury, In 1861 Professor of Poetry at Oxford, Francis Turner Palgrave , brought together what he considered the best lyrical poems in the English language. It was a personal, some wou Id say eccentric selection, but it has become the best-loved book of poems ever published. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Francis Turner Palgrave

: Bookclub

Margaret Drabble discusses her novel The Witch of Exmoorwith James Naughtie and guests. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Message

Lively conversation about how current media trends affect our lives, with Jenni Murray and guests. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Dead Ringers

The hit impressionist show returns for a new four-part series, starring Jon Culshaw , Mark Perry and Jan Ravens. Producer Mario Stylianides. Rptd Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Jan Ravens.
Producer: Mario Stylianides.

: The Archers

Ambridge says farewell to an old friend.
Written by Caroline Harrington. Director Louise Gifford
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington.
Director: Louise Gifford
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
George: Graham Roberts
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Sid: Alan Devereux
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Janet: Moir Leslie
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Rosemary: Nicola Wright
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Oliver: Michael Cochrane

: Front Row

The arts programme. Producer EkeneAkalawu

: A Child in the Forest

Winifred Foley 's tale of growing up in the twenties. 5: Father Christmas brings Poll a very ugly doll.
Mrs Phillips AnnaCarus-Wilson Further cast details across the week
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Winifred Foley
Unknown: Mrs Phillips

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined at Borough Hall in Hartlepool by panellists including Alan Beith ,
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats; Stephen Byers , Secretary of State for Trade and Industry; and Helen Mary Jones , assembly memberfor
Plaid Cymru. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Rptd Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Alan Beith
Unknown: Stephen Byers
Unknown: Helen Mary Jones
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Presented by AlistairCooke.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: Into the Mystic

Annie McCartney 's drama about a woman who throws her family into turmoil when she accuses her brother of abusing her as a child. The family recoils in anger and disbelief until a shattering incident gives them all pause for thought.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan (R)


Unknown: Annie McCartney
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Lillian: Samantha Bond
Greg: Ron Cook
Susan: Sophie Thompson
Jon: Nickolas Grace
Antonia: Geraldlne Fitzgerald
Abraham: Gerard Murphy
Helen: Marcella Riordan
Jemima: Jade Williams

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: Border Crossing

Pat Barker 's novel about children who kill is read by Douglas Hodge. 5: Nature or nuture? For details see Monday


Unknown: Pat Barker
Read By: Douglas Hodge.

: Last Man In

The sports-journalism programme, highlighting the human-interest stories behind the main events.
This week a look at the secrets of the US Masters golf tournament, and new research into the safety of horses in the Grand National. With Jim White. Producer Ian Bent


Unknown: Jim White.

: News

: Book

of the Week: This Is Serbia
Matthew Collins 's gripping account of a Belgrade radio station. The Regime Falls. Final part. Repeated from 9.45am. For details see Monday 9.45am


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: as BBC World Service

Radio 4: Website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/

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