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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts.


Unknown: Nefydd Roberts.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: The Long View

A six-part series looking for the past behind the present, with Jonathan Freedland. Atrocities
This week he visits Lincoln, the site of a bloody massacre of civilians 800 years ago. Guests Colonel Bob Stewart , David Carpenter , Joanna Bourke and actress Fiona Shaw explore atrocities then and now. Producer Virginia Crompton. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland.
Unknown: Bob Stewart
Unknown: David Carpenter
Unknown: Joanna Bourke
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Producer: Virginia Crompton.

: Brain Waves

The first of a new series in which Claudia Hammond examines the brain's chemical messengers that tell us how to feel, react and move.
Dopamine. It is the rush of dopamine in the brain when we enjoy a good meal or have a pleasurable experience that makes us determined to do it again. Could this chemical play a role in addiction? Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Book of the Week: Tunnel Visions

Journeys of an Underground Philosopher By Christopher Ross , read by David Thorpe.
2: How to soothe irate customers - and assault awareneness strategies. For details see yesterday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Christopher Ross
Read By: David Thorpe.

: Daily Service

L W only
From Emmanuel Church, led by Ernest Rea. Jesus Calls Us!; 1 John 4, w7-12; The God of Love; He Who Would Valiant Be. Director of music
Graham Eccles.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.
Music: Graham Eccles.

: Woman's Hour

Jemima Khan joins Jenni Murrayto discuss her work with Unicef. Drama: The History of the Life and Memoirs of the Late Ingenious Mrs Aphra Behn by Alison Joseph. Part 7. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jemima Khan
Unknown: Jenni Murrayto
Unknown: Mrs Aphra Behn
Unknown: Alison Joseph.

: Nature

Great Apes and the Future of Conservation. The
United Nations is launching a last-ditch attempt to save the world's great apes. But is it time to re-evaluate the aims and methods of global wildlife conservation? Repeated from yesterday 9pm

: What about the Workers?

Building the Peace. A series looking at Workers
Playtime, the classic radio variety show which was broadcast live to factories all over Britain. Ernest Bevin was still keen to see that workers were entertained. After all, the war may have been over, but hardship was still there. Presented by Mervyn Stutter. Producer Jayne Gibson


Presented By: Mervyn Stutter.
Producer: Jayne Gibson

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.
Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed]. LINES OPEN from 10am


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Soul Music

The series examining pieces of music known for their emotional impact. Ev'ryTime We Say Goodbye Cole Porter's song of farewell and parting caught the imagination of wartime sweethearts and remains powerful and relevant today. Writer Anna Blundytalks about the significance of this song in her life and writing, and singer Robert Offord describes the effect of singing it at a memorial concert for Aids victims. With biographer
William McBrien and psychologist Dr Colin Murray Parkes. Producer Rosie Boulton


Unknown: Anna Blundytalks
Singer: Robert Offord
Unknown: William McBrien
Unknown: Dr Colin Murray Parkes.
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: National Velvet: 1: The Dream

Velvet Brown wins a piebald pony in a raffle in Enid Bagnold's classic tale of passion and ambition.
Although word is out that the animal is untamable, Velvet and her friend Mi are convinced that this is a very special horse. Dramatised in two parts by Michelene Wandor.
Continues tomorrow 2.15pm


Author: Enid Bagnold
Dramatised by: Michelene Wandor
Director: Celia de Wolff
Velvet: Kate Maberly
Araminta: Sorcha Cusack
Mi: Jason Merrells
Mr Brown: Struan Rodger
Mally: Deborah Berlin
Merry: Polly Maberly
Edwina: Victoria Shallett
Donald: Tom Glenister
Celllini: Paul Anthony Barber
Croome: Gavin Muir

: Home Planet

The programme that examines queries and concerns about the environment, presented by Richard Daniel. Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick
WRITE TO: [address removed] E-MAIL: home.planet@bbc.co.uk. PHONE: [number removed]


Presented By: Richard Daniel.
Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Four New Shorts

New stories by established and emerging writers. 1: The Piano Teacher's Pupil read by Joanna David. William Trevor 's tale focuses on the strange relationship between a teacher and pupil. Producer Duncan Minshull


Read By: Joanna David.
Read By: William Trevor
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Jewellery Tales

Birmingham'sjewellery quarter is unique in Europe; there are over 1,200 businesses employing more than 11,500 people in what is barely more than a square mile just north of the city centre. In four programmes historian Carl Chinn meets some of the people who work in the quarter. Producer David Corser (R)


Unknown: Carl Chinn
Producer: David Corser

: Nice Work

Radio's essential guide to work, presented by Philippa Lamb. No-one ever forgets a bad boss, but what makes a good one? Producer Penny Haslam


Presented By: Philippa Lamb.

: A Good Read

Matthew Parris and his guests broadcaster Sheena McDonald and former chief inspector of schools
Chris Wood head discuss the books they would like to recommend. Producer John Byrne. Repeated Sunday 11pm


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Chris Wood
Producer: John Byrne.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Right Time

A sketch show about modern life, starring Eleanor Bron. With Paula Wilcox , Roger Blake , Clive Swift and live music from Neil Innes , and Ronnie Gold and the Rex. Producer Helen Williams


Unknown: Eleanor Bron.
Unknown: Paula Wilcox
Unknown: Roger Blake
Unknown: Clive Swift
Unknown: Neil Innes
Unknown: Ronnie Gold
Producer: Helen Williams

: The Archers

Family ties are revealed. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and reviews with Mark Lawson. Producer Tim Prosser


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Tim Prosser

: The History of the Life and Memoirs of theLate Ingenious Mrs Aphra Behn

By Alison Joseph. 7: The Rover. Aphra's play, The Rover, is a huge success at court, but the critics have their knives out.
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.

: The Heavens at War

The world is facing a tough new choice: the new world order is on the brink of crumbling and a new arms race looms. America is pinning its future security and that of its allies on a national missile defence, the son of Star Wars. Jackie Hardgrave examines the technological feasibility of NMD and asks what effect it will have on world peace. Producer Rami Tzabar. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave
Producer: Rami Tzabar.

: 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

Taking part in a clinical trial can be a route to the latest treatments and could also mean a faster recovery time or even a longer life. But inevitably there are risks involved. Dr Graham Easton focuses on the questions one needs to ask doctors before signing up and examines clinical trials on the internet. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm Health: page 28


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

: The Long View

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Super-Cannes

David Suchet reads from JG Ballard's hallucinatory thriller. Part 12. For details see yesterday


Unknown: David Suchet

: Fringe Cuts

The best acts from this year's Edinburgh Festival, brought together for one performance. Ross Noble introduces a selection of the finest songs, sketches and stand ups, including Rich Hall , Mike Wilmot ,
Emo Philips. There are also guest appearances from Johnny Vegas and Boom Chicago. Producer Mario Stylianides


Introduces: Ross Noble
Unknown: Rich Hall
Unknown: Mike Wilmot
Unknown: Johnny Vegas
Unknown: Boom Chicago.
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: News

: Book of the Week: Tunnel Visions

Repeated from 9.45am. Fordetails see yesterday 9.45am

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