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: Prayer for the Day

With Michael Malik.


Unknown: Michael Malik.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: Desert Island Discs

Violinist Tasmin Little is Sue Lawley's castaway this week. Shortened repeat from Sunday 11.15am


Violinist: Tasmin Little

: Book of the Week: Houdini's Box

Michael Fenton Stevens reads the concluding extract from Adam Phillips 's book about the life of Harry Houdini and ourfascination with ideas of escape. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown: Adam Phillips
Unknown: Harry Houdini

: An Act of Worship

With the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, with Martha Kearney.
Drama: Ladies of Letters Log On by Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield - Part 5.
Executive producer Anne Tyley. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Carole Hayman
Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Producer: Anne Tyley.

: Life's Utte Luxuries

A series of hedonisticjourneys in search of the finer things in life. Servants. Simon Parkes talks to those who live above and below stairs about their special relationship. Producers Paul Kobrak and Lauretta Reynolds


Talks: Simon Parkes
Producers: Paul Kobrak

: Millport

Lynn Ferguson 's bittersweet comedy set on an island on the west coast of Scotland focuses on the life of Irene Bruce , a frustrated thirtysomething barmaid. Dark Secrets. There are strange things afoot in the town of Millport - missing postmen, hypnotised pets and anonymous threatening letters. Irene enlists the help of Bob to find out who - or what - has sent the island into disarray. Producer Lucy Bacon


Unknown: Lynn Ferguson
Unknown: Irene Bruce
Producer: Lucy Bacon

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
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. This week
Emily Buchanan investigates radio's role as a patron of music. She talks to a New Jersey station which broadcasts everything from Micronesian doo-wop to Japanese garage, discovers how a new service forthe Roma people in Hungary is promoting forgotten Gypsy music and listens to a nose-flute contest in Canada. Producer Lucy Ash


Unknown: Emily Buchanan
Producer: Lucy Ash

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: The Afternoon Play: Bodies and Souls

Martyn Wade 's drama in which Harry's long and tedious marriage to selfish Joyce reaches an all-time low when she begins to experience reincarnation. Her claimsthat the simplest domestic item contains the soul of a long-lost loved one has Harry reaching for desperate measures. with loan Meredith and Tessa Worsley. Director Cherry Cookson (R)


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Tessa Worsley.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Harry: David Horovitch
Joyce: Marcia Warren
Uncle John: Gerard McDermott

: Ramblings

A series exploring the countryside in ourtowns.
Rugby. One of the few towns in the world to give its name to an internationally known game, Rubgyhas become a mecca for rugbyfans. But the town with its important railwayjunction and access to major routes across Britain has always attracted visitors. Clare Balding explores the town centre and surrounding streets and green spaces with Margaret Healeywhose father ran the barber's shop -the centre of town gossip.
Producer Lucy Lunt. For a factsheet PHONE: [number removed] or visit the Radio 4 website


Unknown: Margaret Healeywhose
Producer: Lucy Lunt.

: Over Hill and Dale

Gervase Phinn reads from his memoirs about his life as a primary school inspector in the North Yorkshire Dales. Final part. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Gervase Phinn

: Breaking the Law

5: Talking Treason. Treason is one of our oldest laws. Many, including royalty, have been executed under its name. Can one still be convicted of treason?
Deborah Bull investigates. Fordetails see Monday

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday 4pm

: 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

: The News Quiz

The return of the topical radio quizfor a new series, presented by Simon Hoggart.
Producer LucyArmitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Presented By: Simon Hoggart.

: The Archers

Brian plays it cool.
Written by Adrian Flynn. Director Keri Davies
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Adrian Flynn.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Brenda: Amy Schindler
Caroline: Sara Coward
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Greg: Marc Finn
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Scott: Peter Meakin

: Front Row

Arts news, reviews and interviews. Producer Robyn Read

: Ladies of Letters Log On

5: Irene and Vera's show gets a rave review in the Shagthorne Gazette and Irene is left in charge of the sheep farm. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined at Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, by John Redwood MP, Ian McCartney MP, Baroness Williams and the historian, Professor Peter Hennessy. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Redwood
Unknown: Ian McCartney
Unknown: Professor Peter Hennessy.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colourfrom the United
States, with veteran commentator Alistair Cooke.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Saturday 5.45am and Sunday 8.45am BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Two volumes ofalistair Cooke's Letter from America are available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com


Commentator: Alistair Cooke.
Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: Angie

Sir Richard Eyre's drama details an hour in the life and a life in an hour of Stephen, a jaded jingle composer who has fallen out of love with his music and his wife. Lorraine, and Angie, a homeless young Scottish woman who turns up on his doorstep. Played in real time, the meeting has a profound impact on Stephen - those first 60 seconds turn into 60 minutes, which become his zero hour - as he practically begins his life again. As Stephen says when Angie asks him to teach her to play the piano, "You start from here and you just.... go on."


Writer: Sir Richard Eyre
Director: Kate Rowland
Piano: Claire Hope
Jingles: Johannes von Weizsacker
Stephen: Douglas Hodge
Angie: Sharon Small
Lorraine: Clare Cathcart

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editors PrueKeely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: wor1d.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.
Unknown: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: Shooting Sean

Adrian Dunbar reads the concluding part of Colin Bateman 's comic thriller. At Cannes, Sean appears at his film premiere. For details see Monday


Unknown: Adrian Dunbar
Unknown: Colin Bateman

: Last Man In

The topical sports programme, presented by Jim White. This week a preview of the 100th rugby league challenge cup final which is being held at rugby union's Twickenham home. Also, as Hampshire's cricket team play their first game at their new home, the programme reveals how the club's ambition took them to within a vote of extinction. Producer Ian Bent


Presented By: Jim White.

: News

: Book of the Week: Houdini's Box

Final part. Repeated from 9.45am. For details see Monday 9.45am

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