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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Lesley Caroll.


Unknown: Lesley Caroll.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With I ndarj it Singh.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Unreliable Evidence

Clive Anderson and experts discuss the origins and differences between English and Scottish law. 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, five programmes in which the over 70s share their experiences of growing older.
A Fear of Falling. Barbara Castle mourns her days on the dance floor, Richard Hoggart would like to ride a bicycle again and a fly fisherman resignedly retires to the reservoir. The over 70s share their experiences of the physical aspects of growing Older. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Daily Service

With Dr Lavinia Byrne. Christthe Lord Is Risen
Again! (Wurtemberg): 1 Corinthians 15, wl9-26; Death and Darkness, Get You Packing (Ferguson); Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now (StAlbinus). Director of Music James Whitbourn.


Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.
Music: James Whitbourn.

: Book of the Week: William's Crowded Hours

Martin Jarvis performs five Richmal Crompton stories. 2: Aunt Florence and the Green Woodpecker William's desire to reward the deserving and improve the lot of the disadvantaged leads to a natural history adventure beyond the dreams of David Attenborough. For details see yesterday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Richmal Crompton
Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Woman's Hour

Broadcaster and Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell is Jenni Murray 's guest this morning.
Drama: The Flight of the Maidens by Jane Gardam. Part2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jane Gardam.

: Murder, Magic and Medicine

Concluding the series exploring the role that animals play in a variety of medical treatments. Presented by Dr Michael O'Donnell.
The Nature of Medicine. Chimpanzees that find their own medicines in the wild and a dog that detected skin cancer are just two examples of ways in which animal behaviour could be valuable in diagnosis, in pointing us towards new sources of drugs and in giving us new insights into the nature Of medicine itself. Producer Jeremy Grange


Presented By: Dr Michael O'Donnell.
Producer: Jeremy Grange

: The Borscht Belt

The story of the Borscht Belt comedians who worked the Jewish hotels and clubs in the Catskills.
Tony Hawks meets up with many of these performers, as well as waiters, bellhops and five-and-dime musicians, who share their memories of the Borscht Belt at its heights. Producer David Prest


Producer: David Prest

: 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 series exploring the hidden musical worlds of immigrant communities in Britain. Yemeni Echoes in a Northern Town
Reem Kelani hears songs dating back hundreds of years when she visits the Yemeni community in Sheffield. A young virtuoso lute player brings the sounds of Yemen to boxer Prince Naseem's hometown as community members chew on qat, the nation'sfavourite leaf, and enjoy a musical evening together. Producer Ne!! McCarthy


Unknown: Reem Kelani

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Zander's Boat

In Grace Barnes 's drama three generations of Shetland women reflect on their lives, and on love and loss. Edith is coming to terms with the death of her son, Sylvia prays for a miracle and Marie is finding the courage to live alone.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane. Music played by Catriona Macdonald


Unknown: Grace Barnes
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane.
Played By: Catriona MacDonald
Sylvia: Vicki Masson
Edith: Rose McBain
Marie: Wendy Seager

: 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.

: Perhaps You Should Talk to Someone

Beryl Bainbridge 's short story is read by Jasmine Hyde. Communication is a two-way process - but what happens when a mother cannot talk to her daughter and she is reluctant to confide in her? Producer Rosemary Watts


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Read By: Jasmine Hyde.
Producer: Rosemary Watts

: Under the Zoo

2: Keeping Order. In 1859 Abraham Dee Bartlett became the zoo's first great superintendent. From lions' teeth to awkward aardwolves, his courage and ingenuity were indispensable in managing the zoo's ever growing population. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Abraham Dee Bartlett

: Nice Work

Fake CVs. The essential gu ide to the world of work investigates the people who lietogetajob.
Presented by Philippa Lamb. Producer Lynne R Jones


Presented By: Philippa Lamb.
Producer: Lynne R Jones

: A Good Read

Columnist Phil Hogan and environmentalist George Monbiot discuss three favourite paperbacks with presenter Louise Doughty.
Producer Paul Dodgson. Repeated Sunday llpm


Unknown: Phil Hogan
Unknown: George Monbiot
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. In this concluding programme Mark Steel looks at Karl Marx. Producer Lucy Armitage


Unknown: Karl Marx.
Producer: Lucy Armitage

: The Archers

There is trouble at the mill. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Arts interviews, news and the verdict on Hollywood's latest White House drama, The
Contender. With Mark LaWSOn. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Unknown: Mark Lawson.

: The Flight of the Maidens

Jane Gardam 's novel is set in a postwar North
Yorkshire seaside town in 1946. 2: The three girls are on the Wing. For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jane Gardam

: Black Market Britain

Concluding two programmes examining the workings of Britain's informal economy, Allan Urry examines the burgeoning trade in illicit petrol and diesel-and reveals evidence of major fuel fraud in Britain controlled by Irish Republican paramilitaries. Editor David Ross. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Allan Urry
Editor: David Ross.

: 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

Mention the word pathologist and many of us think of doctors pouring over the collections of organs they have removed. Dr Graham Easton discovers that the reality of their profession is quite different-they work behind the scenes using art and science to diagnose disease.
Producer Paula McGrath. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk
Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producer: Paula McGrath.

: Unreliable Evidence

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Miss Garnet's Angel

Salley Vickers 's novel is read by Eileen Atkins.
2: Julia discovers the beauty of art and the dangers Of love. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Salley Vickers
Read By: Eileen Atkins.

: Big Town All Stars

Bill Dare'scomedy. 3: If You Sack Me, I'll Leave
Kenny, Johnny and Bozo want to tell Lorelei that she can't always sing lead, buttheyjust aren't assertive enough. Worse than that, they aren't even assertive enough to buy a book on how to become assertive. Starring Stephen Tompkinson , Clive Rowe , Nicola Walker and Adrian Scarborough. With Bill Dare ,
Matthew Little , Giles New , Rachel Preece and Dan Strauss. Musical director David Firman. ProducerGareth Edwards (R)


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Clive Rowe
Unknown: Nicola Walker
Unknown: Adrian Scarborough.
Unknown: Bill Dare
Unknown: Matthew Little
Unknown: Giles New
Unknown: Rachel Preece
Unknown: Dan Strauss.
Director: David Firman.

: Summer School

A series in which Richard Evansjoins people at summer schools. Music Their Holiday. Postmen do it, even management consultants do it-they all make music at the Workers Music Association Summer school. Producer Geoff Ballinger (R)


Unknown: Richard Evansjoins
Producer: Geoff Ballinger

: News

: Book of the Week: William's Crowded Hours

Martin Jarvis performs five Richmal Crompton stories. 2: Aunt Florence and the Green Woodpecker Repeated from 9.45am For details see yesterday 9.45am


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Richmal Crompton

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