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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Christina Rees.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Christina Rees.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas and events which have influenced our time. Producer Charlie Taylor. Shortened repeat 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: The Queen's Conjuror

Ian McDiarmid reads Benjamin Woolley's biography of Dr John Dee. 4: Dr Dee's occult practices lead him to the Bohemian court of Rudolf 1. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Reader: Ian McDiarmid
Author: Benjamin Woolley

: Daily Service

With the Rev Roger Hutchings. 0 Mortal Man (arr Scott); John 19, wl7-24; Crux Fidelis (ed
Rutter); There Is a Green Hill Far Away (Horsley). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Jenni Murray. Drama: A Child in the Forestby Winifred Foley. Part 9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Winifred Foley.

: Crossing Continents

Rwanda/Italy. In a village at the foothills ofthe
Italian Alps live 41 Rwandan children. They were brought to Italyfortheir safety atthe time of the genocide seven years ago. All have now been adopted by local families. But these children still have family in their homeland; some have fathers who have not seen or heard from their children since 1994. Yet Italy says they are now Italians and will not be returned. The Rwandan government accuses them of kidnapping and is preparing a legal case to get them back. Olenka Frenkiel investigates.
Producer Caroline Pare. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated Monday 8. 30pm


Unknown: Olenka Frenkiel
Producer: Caroline Pare.
Editor: Maria Balinska

: Asterix-byToutatis!!

With France's population recovering from the triumphs and deceits of local elections, Tony Robinson relates the story of that pugnacious hero of Gallic supremacy - Asterix the Gaul. More popularthan Mickey Mouse , translated into more languages than Anne Franks 's diary, Asterix seems to have conquered the world. Butwhy? And what does this tell us about the potency of graphic novels? Producer Rebecca Nicholson (R)


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Mickey Mouse
Unknown: Anne Franks
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: 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 Just William Lady

Tony Coult's drama about Richmal Crompton, the author of the William stories, is based on Alison Neil's play.
December 1968, a few weeks before Richmal's death. While driving in fog, she nearly hits a child. He appears to be William, her fictional creation, yet he is flesh and blood. Whoever he is, he knows all her stories and has many questions for her.


Director: Turan Ali
Richmal Crompton: Elizabeth Spriggs
The Boy: Oliver Cookson
Young Gwen: Rachel Atkins
Older Gwen and Miss Rood: Joyce Gibbs
Young Richmal: Kaye Wragg
Jack and Tommy: David Holt

: 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

Kevin Whately speaks on behalf of a charity which supports all the children's hospices across the UK. DONATIONS: Association of Children's Hospices. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Kevin Whately

: When I Was a Child

4: Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve, read by Owen Teale. Dannie Abse describes growing up in Cardiff in a Jewish Welsh family. A childhood where his imagination created untold horrors and curses with which to torment his best friend
Keith. Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Owen Teale.
Read By: Dannie Abse

: Jewellery Tales

In this concluding programme about Birmingham's jewellery quarter, Carl Chinn examines the resurgence of the area from its lowest point during the Second World War. Today the area is bustling again with the introduction of retail shops. For details see Monday


Unknown: Carl Chinn

: Changing Places

When the Nightingale Sings Again in Moira. On the eve of the opening of the National Forest Millennium Discovery Centre near Moira in Leicestershire, Howard Stableford meets locals who are transforming thousands of acres of derelict land into woods, providing leisure facilities and jobs.
Producer Sandra Sykes.


Unknown: Howard Stableford
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: The Material World

Ants are some ofthe earth's oldest inhabitants, and they have developed symbiotic relationships with thousands of other insect species. Quentin
Coopertalksto DrJeremy Thomas and Dr Graham Elmes about the relationship between a species of red ant and the rare large blue butterfly. Chemical signals given out by the butterfly larvae enable the larvae to infiltrate the ant nest. How many other endangered insect species rely on ants for their survival?
Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk Quentin Cooper on music websites - Webwatch: page 45


Unknown: Dr Graham Elmes
Producer: John Watkins.
Unknown: Quentin Cooper

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: In Conversation with....

In the last of the current series Nick Hancock, host of television's They Think It's All Over, tells Paul Jackson about his 26 failed pilot programmes and the current love of his life - his daughter. Producer Mario Stylianides


Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Paul Jackson
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: The Archers

Oliver Sizes up Some calves. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Arts interviews, news and reviews. Producer Erin Riley


Producer: Erin Riley

: A Child in the Forest

Winifred Foley 's vivid account of growing up in the twenties. 9: A death in the family.
MrWhite RlcJerrom
Further cast details across the week
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Winifred Foley

: Race Myths

Race is one of our most dangerous and powerful concepts. Max Bankole Jarrett uncovers its earliest origins. Race and Slavery
In the 18th century pro-slavery campaigners looked to religion to justify Britain's dominant role in the Atlantic slave trade, before hitting upon a new idea - " scientific racism Producer David Olusoga


Unknown: Max Bankole Jarrett
Producer: David Olusoga

: Analysis

Do It Yourself?What should we share responsibility for and what should we do for ourselves? Why do we compensate farmers but not victims of flooding, and how do we decide whether pensions should be publicly or privately provided? Bridget Rosewell investigates. Producer Nick Booth. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Bridget Rosewell
Producer: Nick Booth.

: Costing the Earth

A new series exploring issues which affect all our lives. Alex Kirbyinvestigateswhetherthetime has come to insist on licenses forfarmers so that
"bad apples" are driven out of the industry. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Alex Kirbyinvestigateswhetherthetime
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Border Crossing

Written by Pat Barker. 9: Danny and Tom finally reach Lizzie's S murder. For details see Monday


Written By: Pat Barker.

: Old Harry's Game

Andy Hamilton 's comedy series set in hell.
3: Hell's inhabitants are joined by a health and safety officer who says the lighting is inadequate. with Felicity Montagu. Philip Pope and Michael Fenton Stevens Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Felicity Montagu.
Unknown: Philip Pope
Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Satan: Andy Hamilton
Professor: James Grout
Thomas: Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn: Robert Duncan

: News

: Book of the Week: The Queen's Conjuror

Benjamin Woolley 's biography of Dr John Dee.
Part 4. Repeated from 9.45am. For details see Monday9.45am


Unknown: Benjamin Woolley
Unknown: Dr John Dee.

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