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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Peter Firth.


Unknown: Peter Firth.

: FarmingToday

With Miriam O'Reitty.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reitty.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Paniament
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
8.32 Yesterday in Partiament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

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


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

With Dr Lavinia Byrne. Be Stiit, forthe Presence of the Lord: Hebrews 10. v35toend.to 11. vl: What a Faithfu! God (arr Leddington Wright ); Great is Thy Faithfulness. Directors of music Gordon Stewart and Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.
Unknown: Leddington Wright
Music: Gordon Stewart
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: Even as We Speak

Written and read by C!ive James. 4: 7'nofp/e, Hoog/e and tne GoMen Lo//y. The heroic and the odd at the Sydney Olympics. For delays see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray. Drama: Adam Bede by George Eiiot. Part4. Drama repeated at7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eiiot.

: Test Match Special - the Ashes

(or until close of play) Fngtancf f4usto/<a Commentary from Edgbaston on the First Npower Test by Jonathan Agnew, Henry Blofeld and Jim Maxwell. Expert comment from Graeme Fowler. Mike Selvey and Jeff Thomson. Scorer Bill Frindall.Including
News at 1.15 and 3.45, and Country Talk at 1.18. Producer Peter Baxter, *Approximate times
Jonathan Agnew and Peter FitzSimons on why playing the Aussies simply isn't cricket: page 16 Keep on the ball with our reader offers: page 18

: Crossing Continents: USA Energy

In a radical and controversial new plan. President Bush has pledged to maintain the energy-rich American way of life. On a journey from Texas to Arizona, Julian Pettifer meets oil barons and eco-warriors, as well as the ordinary Americans dependent on their gas-guzzlers, as he reports from the front tine of the United States' energy wars. Producer Linda Pressly. Editor Maria Balinska. Rptd Monday 8.30pm (FM only)


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: Holden Cauifietd CAP

7'ne Catcnenn tne Rye by JD Saiinger has been one of the most popular and influential American novels of the 20th century. Fifty years afterthe book was published, its teenage narrator HotdenCauifietd would now be heading for retirement. But this fifties teenager is stiii a roie model for adolescents. Novelist Richard Francis investigates why. producer Matthew Dodd Rye thoughts, 50 years on: page 15


Unknown: Jd Saiinger
Unknown: Richard Francis
Producer: Matthew Dodd Rye

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
FM only


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday 6.10am FMon/y

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm FMon/y

: Afternoon Play: Life Sentence

Five intercut monologues by Jill Hyem in which a group of women personally affected by the murder of a young girl discuss their feelings about the imminent retease of the murderer. Directed by Cherry Cookson


Writer: Jill Hyem
Director: Cherry Cookson
Lorraine: Alison Steadman
Megan: Maureen Beattie
Gall: Honeysuckle Weeks
Agnes: Irene Sutcliffe
Jasmine: Janice Acquah
Newsreader: Philip Joseph

: Questions, Questions

The series which helps to answerthose troubling questions that you were too scared to ask. Why do o!der men get hairy nostrils? And what do planets sound tike? Presented by Bob Hotness. Producer David Prest. PHONE: [number removed] E-MA)L: questions.questt0ns@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Bob Hotness.
Producer: David Prest.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Ben Kingsiey speaks on behaif of a chanty which supports the care of pregnant women and newborn babies throughout the United Kingdom. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Ben Kingsiey

: Five Stones by Elizabeth Bowen

4: Te/tng. Terry is an embarrassmentto hisfamiiy and to himself. He just can't seem to do anything right - until Josephine, his sister's friend, arrives and Terry sees a way to make an impact. For delays see Monday

: Medicine Machines

3: The /ron Lung. !n the m!dd!e of the !ast century, patients suffering from respiratoryfaiiure cou!d spend years trapped inside an iron iung. the entire body encased and oniythe head visible, In spite of its forbidding shape, the machine saved their lives as it breathed forthem. As the century progressed, the ventilating mechanisms got smaller, allowing patients to be more mobiie. For detai!s see Monday

: Bookclub

Amy Tan discusses her acclaimed novel, Fhe K<tcnen God'S tV;7e. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Amy Tan

: The Material World

Many people talk to plants to encourage them to grow, but scientists at Lancaster University have discovered that plants talk to themselves using chemical signals. Professor Bill Davies reveals more about the discovery and how it has lead to partial root drying - a way of manipulating water use and crop growth without genetic manipulation. Given that 70 percent of the world's water goes to feeding crops. Quentin Cooper looks at what affect the technique will have on global agriculture. Producer Ros Smith. Email: [email address removed]


Unknown: Professor Bill Davies
Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Ros Smith.

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Nigei Wrench.

: The Motion Show

The comedy debating series in which speakers compete to prove they are the champion persuader. Hosted byGraeme Garden, with Gyies Brandreth , Sue Perkins and Steve Punt. producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Gyies Brandreth
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Steve Punt.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The AfCherS

Who is the CUCkOO? Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Presented by Mark Lawson. producerpobyn Read


Presented By: Mark Lawson.

: Adam Bede

George Eiiot's haunting story of love betrayed and rewarded. 4: Arthur takes a fateful summer evening stroll in the Donnithorne Woods.
Poyser James Bryce Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: George Eiiot
Unknown: Donnithorne Woods.
Unknown: Poyser James Bryce

: Through the Courts

Ciive Anderson presents a series exploring history through court cases. Treason. )n 1581 Jesuit Edmund Campion was tried fortreason and executed because he refused to deny his Catholic faith in Protestant England. Over 250 years later
Chartist John Frost was found guilty of treason and sentenced to die for organising a workers' uprising against the state. How has ourdefinition of treason changed over the centuries, and what can treason trials teii us about our national insecurities and prejudices? Producer John Byrne. Repeated Saturday 3.30pm


Unknown: Ciive Anderson
Unknown: Jesuit Edmund Campion
Unknown: John Frost
Producer: John Byrne.

: Analysis

No Thanks fortDe Memory. Memories leak like sieves; they piay false, they make the past a plaything of the present. But they also inform beliefs, shape politics and policy and create identities. Historian
Feiipe Fernandez-Armesto asks how we can use them wei!.
Producer Michae! B!ast!and. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Feiipe Fernandez-Armesto

: Leading Edge

The latest news from the world of science. This week a celebration of summer with a took at the science of ice cream. Claudia Hammond examines the complicated physics that goes into making our favourite treat and the scientific research that has gone into a most puzzling medical complaint - the ice cream headache. And why do savoury ice creams still taste sweet when they are made without a touch of sugar?


Presenter: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg: in Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Anne Mackenzie.

: Book at Bedtime: Back When We WereGrownups

Anne Tyier 's tatest novel. 4: Rebecca begins to five a might-have-been )ife. For deta!!s see Monday


Unknown: Anne Tyier

: Silver Jubilee: the Legacy of Punk

Punk Heaven for Little Girls. In 1976, a woman's place was on the stage. Robert Sandall hears from Viv Albertine, Chrissie Hynde, Siouxie Sioux and Poly Styrene about the difference punk made to womens' lives.


Presenter: Robert Sandall
Interviewee: Viv Albertine
Interviewee: Chrissie Hynde
Interviewee: Siouxie Sioux
Interviewee: Poly Styrene
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: News

: Book

of the Week: Even as We Speak
Repeated from 9.45am. For details see Monday 9 45am

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