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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit it Singh.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Unreliable Evidence

Clive Anderson is joined by a panel of experts to scrutinize and demystify key legal issues of the day. Producer Cathy Packe. Executive producer Bruce Hyman Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Cathy Packe.
Producer: Bruce Hyman

: Seventy Not Out

To tie in with this year's Reith Lectures 2001, a series in which the over 70s share their experiences of growing older. Friends and Family Do you have to renegotiate relationships with your children once you are no longerthe nurturer and provider? And how do you deal with theirwellmeant but bossy interference? Producer Lucy Lunt


Producer: Lucy Lunt

: BookoftheWeek:1heQueen'sConjuror

Ian McDiarmid reads Benjamin Woolley 's biography of Dr John Dee. 2: Dr Dee has an impact on the building of the Elizabethan empire. For details see yesterday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Ian McDiarmid
Unknown: Benjamin Woolley
Unknown: Dr John Dee.

: Daily Service

With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Lord Jesus, Think on Me (Southwell); John 18, wl5-18, w25-27; Miserere Mei (Byrd); 0 for Heartto Praise My God (Stockton). Director of Music James Whitbourn.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: James Whitbourn.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Drama: A Childinthe Forest by Winifred Foley. Part 7. Drama rptd at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Winifred Foley.

: Murder, Magic and Medicine

A series exploring the role that animals play in a variety of medical treatments.
Sweet Cures and Stings. Honey has always been a staple of folk medicine and its use in woundhealinggoes back 3,000 years to the ancient
Egyptians. Yet only now are modern surgeons and nurses rediscovering its value. Controversially, many people also swear by bee stings to relieve the pain and the symptoms of diseases such as multiple sclerosis and arthritis. Could every beehive be a potential pharmacy? Producer Jeremy Grange


Producer: Jeremy Grange

: Ustinov at 80

Sir Peter Ustinov approaches his 80th birthday with an astonishing range of accomplishments behind him - as an actor in film (two Oscars) and theatre, novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He is also a raconteur, graphic artist, photographer, stage director and designer, and the recipient of many humanitarian awards for his work with Unicef and Unesco. In this programme he talks to John Bird about his life, including his days in the army, spying, Hollywood, Hailie Selassie, David Niven , radio comedy, opera in Moscow, Nero and Pol Pot , the complicity of the very old and the very young, God and Andre Agassi. Producer Tony Staveacre


Unknown: Sir Peter Ustinov
Unknown: John Bird
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Pol Pot
Unknown: Andre Agassi.
Producer: Tony Staveacre

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Distant Chords

A three-part series exploring the hidden musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain. Can You Stop the Birds S/ng/ng?Palestinian singer Reem Kelani joins the Afghani community in London gearing up forthe spring festival of Navruz. Sounds of sitar, rubab and harmonium fill the air as songs and celebrations remind the musicians of Afghanistan -the home they have left behind. Producer Neil McCarthy


Singer: Reem Kelani
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Dead Money

Christopher William Hill's comedy thriller about the collision between old money and new.
H Beswick & Co is an old City bank with a select clientele and a staff so loyal they are known as "the family". But the launch of their new web banking service brings some surprises.
I Director Jonquil Panting


Grice: David de Keyser
Charles: Ian Masters
Albert: Andrew Hawkins
Woods: Tom George
Nethsinger: Stephen Critchlow
Blundell: Chris Pavlo
LadyChartham: Helen Ayres
Mrs Woods: Janice Acquah

: The Exchange: [number removed]

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


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Producer: Chris Burns.

: When I Was a Child

2: Firebird, read by Mark Leake. Acclaimed
American poet Mark Doty recalls the moment when, as a ten-year-old, he first learned his mother wasn't too keen on him displaying his passion for Judy Garland. For details see yesterday


Read By: Mark Leake.
Unknown: Mark Doty
Unknown: Judy Garland.

: Jewellery Tales

A look at the development of Birmingham's jewellery quarter from the mid-18th century, when Matthew Boulton petitioned Parliament for the city's own assay office, to its heydayjust before the First World War. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Matthew Boulton

: Nice Work

The essential guide to the world of work looks at shifts in the workplace, with advice on how to survive change, and examines employers who break the rules. Presented by Philippa Lamb. Producer Lynne R Jones


Producer: Lynne R Jones

: A Good Read

Writer Misha Glenny and Anne Marie Huby , co-founder and managing director of the online charity Justgiving, discuss three favourite paperbacks with presenter Louise Doughty. Producer Paul Dodgson. Repeated Sunday 11pm


Unknown: Misha Glenny
Unknown: Anne Marie Huby
Presenter: Louise Doughty.
Producer: Paul Dodgson.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Mark Steel Lecture

A series of comedy lectures delving into the lives of passionate men and women whose ideas shaped their generation. This week Mark Steel looks at Billie Holiday. Producer LucyArmitage

: The Archers

Robert istongue-tied. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Presented by Mark Lawson. Producer Stephen Hughes


Presented By: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: A Child in the Forest

Winifred Foley 's vivid recollection of growing up in the twenties. 7: A black sheep returns to the fold.
Further cast details across the week
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Winifred Foley
Narrator: Stephanie Cole
Gladys: Laura Roughan
Lolly: Abigail Wright
Preacher: Paul Dodgson
Marge: Joanna Ruiz
George: David Goodland

: Black Market Britain

The first of two programmes examining the workings of Britain's informal economy.
Allan Urry asks whether legitimate business can ever win the war against counterfeiters and cheats. Producer Kevin Mousley. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Allan Urry
Producer: Kevin Mousley.

: In Touch

News, issues and information of interest to blind and partially sighted people, with Peter White. Producer Cheryl Gabriel
PHONE: [number removed] for more information


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

You know when your "glands are swollen", or if you develop lymphoma, or if your arm swells up after breast surgery, but otherwise your lymphatic system goes unnoticed. Dr Graham Easton explores the lymphatic system and its vital role in draining body fluids and fighting infection. Producer Julia Durbin. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk
Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producer: Julia Durbin.

: Unreliable Evidence

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Border Crossing

Pat Barker 's novel about children who kill is read by Douglas Hodge. 7: Angus tells Tom a different Story. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Pat Barker
Read By: Douglas Hodge.

: Big Town All Stars

Bill Dare's comedy. 2: The Perfect Man When
Bozo takes a break from the band to settle an old boxing score, Kenny needs a replacement. But Nelson does not turn out to be a harmonising influence. Starring Stephen Tompkinson ,
Clive Rowe , Nicola Walker , Adrian Scarborough and Brian Bovell. With Bill Dare , Matthew Little and Stephen Powel Musical director David Firman. Producer Gareth Edwards (R)


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Clive Rowe
Unknown: Nicola Walker
Unknown: Adrian Scarborough
Unknown: Brian Bovell.
Unknown: Bill Dare
Unknown: Matthew Little
Director: David Firman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: Book of the Week: The Queen'sConjuror

By Benjamin Woolley , read by Ian McDiarmid.
Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am. For details see yesterday 9.45am


Unknown: Benjamin Woolley
Read By: Ian McDiarmid.

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