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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ernie Rea.


Unknown: Ernie Rea.

: 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 Akhandadi Das.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadi Das.

: Midweek

Lively and diverse conversation with Libby Purves and guests.
Producer Alison Hughes. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Alison Hughes.

: Daily Service

With the Rev Norman Winter. 0 Perfect Love (0 Perfect Love); Ephesians 5, w25-33; A Song of God's Love (Wilson); 0 the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus! (Ebenezer). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Norman Winter.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book of the Week: Extra Virgin

Rosie Cavaliero reads Annie Hawes 's account of life among the Italian olive groves. Part 3. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Rosie Cavaliero
Unknown: Annie Hawes

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Jenni Murray. Drama: Ladies of Letters Log On by Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield. Part 8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Carole Hayman
Unknown: Lou Wakefield.

: The Shipbreakers of Chittagong

The flat sands of the Ganges delta have made the fishing beaches of Chittagong in Bangladesh an ideal place forthe hazardous, polluting work of breaking up decommissioned freighters for scrap. The massive chunks of steel and the crude oil residue concern Western environmentalists, but for the local population this is a highly important source of labour, and a valuable resource of recycled materials. Noah Richler travels with Canadian art photographer Ed Burtynsky to this provincial seaport. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Noah Richler
Unknown: Ed Burtynsky
Producer: Noah Richler

: The Leopard in Autumn

Life is colourful chaos forthe ruling family of Renaissance Italy's most inconsequential city-state in the conclusion of Neal Anthony 's comedy drama. This week a new pope is elected.
Producer Helen Williams


Unknown: Neal Anthony
Producer: Helen Williams
Ludovico: David Swift
Plethora: Sian Phillips
Francesco: Graham Crowden
Alessandro: Paul Bigley
Guido: Christopher Kelham
Salvatore: Nick Romero
Rosalie: Saskia Wickham
Father Ignazio: Kim Wall

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Peter White.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Write Stuff

Regulars Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh are joined by Jonathan Myerson and Jane Thynne as the teams are asked to write pastiches in the form of a modern-day comedy show as written by Harold Pinter. With chairman James Walton. Reader Becky Hindley. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Jonathan Myerson
Unknown: Jane Thynne
Written By: Harold Pinter.
Reader: James Walton.
Reader: Becky Hindley.
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Golden Triangle

The conclusion of a drama in three parts by Robin Brooks. Love among the Ruins. At the end of his career, Edward Burne-Jones is plagued by the memories of an unhappy love affair.
Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Robin Brooks.
Unknown: Edward Burne-Jones
Director: Clive Brill
Brian: Sewell Himself
Ned: Kenneth Cranham
Georgie: Maggie Steed
Young Ned: Nicholas Murchie
Young Georgie: Alison Reid
Maria: Yolanda Vazquez
Marian: Alwyne Taylor
Florence: Barbara Dryhurst

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by gardeners from south Oxfordshire. With chairman Eric Robson.
Shortened repeat from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Building Stories

2: The Confession of Constance Kentby Roy Apps , read by Tom Cotcher. The awesome Gothic surroundings ofWykeham Terrace, where a horrific tale unfolds about a murder, guilt and the memories that remain within the bricks and mortar itself. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Roy Apps
Read By: Tom Cotcher.

: Blithe Spirits

3: Monsters. Alfred Tennyson 's Kraken and John Milton 's Leviathan, which he described in Paradise Lost, are well-known poetic monsters which have inspired awe amonggenerations of readers. Joanna Pinnock investigates the importance of monsters in verse and prose and discovers that some are more familiar than our ancestors could have imagined. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alfred Tennyson
Unknown: John Milton
Readers: Joanna Pinnock

: Thinking Allowed

This week author Keith Hart talks to Laurie Taylor about his new book, Money in an Unequal World, in which he charts the changing nature and form of money. Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Keith Hart
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tony Phillips.

: Case Notes

Dr Graham Easton investigates the latest research into miscarriage, looking at new insights into the immunology and genetics of pregnancy that could help to pinpoint the causes of recurrent miscarriage. Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Wonderland Girls

Marianne Carey 's comedy drama is set in the offices of an Edinburgh insurance company.
Headed by Adele "Jaws" Scott, the management consultancy team descends on Lothian Rock. with Paul Birchard , Monica Gibb. Hilary Neville. Jenny Ryan.
John Shedden and Tom Smith. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Marianne Carey
Unknown: Paul Birchard
Unknown: Monica Gibb.
Unknown: Hilary Neville.
Unknown: Jenny Ryan.
Unknown: John Shedden
Unknown: Tom Smith.
Producer: David Jackson Young
Maxine: Fiona Bell
Debbie: Gayanne Potter

: The Archers

Matt is on the warpath. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news, reviews and interviews. With Mark Lawson. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Ladies of Letters Log On

Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield 's comedy drama. 8: Irene's son may not be her son after all and the proof can be found on his bottom.
Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Carole Hayman
Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Howard: Christopher Kelham
Yvonne: Mia Soteriou
Malcolm: Philip Joseph
Christopher: Benedict Sandiford

: The Law in Question

Marcel Berlins chairs a series of legal debates in which lay people pittheirwits against the professionals. Adoption. This week decisions about children. Who should adopt them and when should they be taken into care?
Producer Anna Parkinson. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Anna Parkinson.

: It's a Funny Old World

A light-hearted look at the political week, with Simon Hoggart. Editor Anne Tyerman. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart.
Editor: Anne Tyerman.

: Frontiers

The abilityto name any musical note as soon as you hear it ,or sing the right note if someone asks for it has long been regarded as a rare gift. As Peter Evans discovers, perfect pitch could be a lot more commonplace than previously thought. This revered talent is forcing scientists to reassess how our memories really work. Could it fuel a more efficient way of remembering?
Producer Adrian Washbourne. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Around the World in 80 Days

Robert Powell reads Jules Verne 's classic. Part 3.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Jules Verne

: Radio Shuttleworth

The semi-detached world of John Shuttleworth comes direct from his front room in Sheffield. This week John is joined by Matthew Kelly who is going to host a Shuttleworth edition of Stars in Their Eyes.
But which stars will the family appear as? Could John come through the curtain as Elton John with wife
Mary as Kiki Dee ? Trying to Impress an Impressario is Mitch Benn , while Kevin Gildea calls in a final attempt to Make Mary Merry. Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: John Shuttleworth
Unknown: Matthew Kelly
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Kiki Dee
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Kevin Gildea
Unknown: Mary Merry.
Unknown: Graham Fellows.

: News

: Book of the Week: Extra Virgin

Annie Hawes 's account of life among the Italian olive groves. Part 3.
Repeated from 9.45am. For details seeMonday9.45am


Unknown: Annie Hawes

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