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: World News

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: Midweek

Lively and diverse conversation with Libby Purves and guests. Producer Chris Paling. Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Chris Paling.

: Daily Service

Led by Roger Hutchings from Emmanuel Church. 0 Fora Thousand Tongues to S/ng(Lyngham);
Matthew 18, w23-35 Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry? (Purcell); / Will Singthe Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol). Director of music Louise Marsh.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings
Unknown: Emmanuel Church.
Music: Louise Marsh.

: Book of the Week: The Dressing Station

Part 3. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Drama: All Change by Helen Lederer. 3: Away Break. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Helen Lederer.

: In Living Memory

Last of three historical documentaries. Passport to Aberdeen. During the scorching summer of 1964, over 500 people in Aberdeen were hospitalised on suspicion of having typhoid. Roisin McAuley talks to people involved and finds the story has particular resonance today. Producer Sharon Mair


Talks: Roisin McAuley
Producer: Sharon Mair

: A Whole 'Nother Story

Concluding Amanda Murphy 's comedy-drama about a "friendship" between a man and a woman. 4: Cassie and Pete finally kiss, but do they like it? Will Dad finally sort out the difference between pot plants and people? And what's happened to PJ the postman who does Neil Diamond impressions? Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Amanda Murphy
Unknown: Neil Diamond
Producer: Graham Frost

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Liberal
Democrats Conference in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: X Marks the Spot

A six-part series of the quiz in which contestants race against the clock to locate a mystery treasure where the "X" crosses. Presented by Pete McCarthywith guests Brian Sewell , Robin Simon and Pat Kenny. Producer Sarah Rowlands


Presented By: Pete McCarthywith
Unknown: Brian Sewell
Unknown: Robin Simon
Unknown: Pat Kenny.
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Sabina!

A romantic comedy by Chris Dolan. Plain Sandra Hamilton from Glasgow bets herflatmate that she'll have more luck with the opposite sex if she pretends to be the exotic Sabina Vasiliev , raven-haired temptress from eastern Europe.
Director Bruce Young (R)


Comedy By: Chris Dolan.
Unknown: Sandra Hamilton
Unknown: Sabina Vasiliev
Director: Bruce Young
Sandra/Sabina: Fiona Bell
Matthew: Liam Brennan
Tereza: Cara Kelly
Reporter: David Nisbet

: Gardeners' Question Time

With Roy Lancaster , Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew. The chairman is Eric Robson. Shortened rptfrom Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew.
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: The Adventures of Robin Hood

3: The Sheriff's Storyby Dylan Ritson. The sheriff bemoans the fact that the people of Nottingham are determined to cast him as a villain. Read by David Calder. For details see Monday


Unknown: Storyby Dylan Ritson.
Read By: David Calder.

: Soundscape: The Swallow's Journey

3: It is now more than a month since the swallow left her winter quarters in Africa and began her journey north. Now she faces the greatest challenge of all: crossing the Sahara desert. For details see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Michael Hardt from Duke University in Durham talks to Laurie Taylor about his new book Empire, in which he expresses the belief that Marxists should learn to appreciate globalisation.
Producer Elizabeth Senior. E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Michael Hardt
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Elizabeth Senior.

: Man and Beast

The first of four programmes contrasting the worlds of people and animals. Although aspirin and penicillin are crucial in the treatment of humans, to cats and guinea pigs they are dangerous drugs.
Graham Easton compares veterinary and human medicine. Producer Julia Durbin. E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Graham Easton
Producer: Julia Durbin.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Another chance to hearthe late Douglas Adams 's
12-part comedy from 1978. Fit the Fourth: It has been revealed to Arthur Dent that the earth has been built by the Magratheans and run by mice. Meanwhile, his companions have been suddenly confronted by something nasty (probably certain death).
Producer Geoffrey Perkins (R)
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Primary and Secondary Phase, are available on audio cassette and CD from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: Arthur Dent
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
The book: Peter Jones
Slartibartfast: Richard Vemon
Arthur: Simon Jones
Ford: Geoffrey McGivern
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Majikthise: Jonathan Adams
One: Roy Hassett
Two: Jeremy Browne
Vroomfondel: James Broadbent
Frankie Mouse: Peter Hawkins
Benjy Mouse: David Tate

: The Archers

David withdraws his offer.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the arts show and gives her verdict on The Score, a new Hollywood heist-thriller starring Robert De Niro , Marlon Brando and Edward Norton. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: Edward Norton.
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: All Change

3: Away Break. Helen decides a libidinal reawakening is needed - and she won't get it by going on holiday with her mother-in-law. Desperate times call for desperate measures.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear expert evidence on a current issue. Togetherthey look for radical, practical solutions. 4: The University Challenge. Have we created too many university places and too many doubtful degrees? With
Professor Vivienne Nathanson , Barbara Stocking and AdairTurner.
Producer Helen Wilson. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Professor Vivienne Nathanson
Unknown: Barbara Stocking
Producer: Helen Wilson.

: In the Think Tanks

Dennis Sewell visits the leading think tanks and research institutes to preview new policy ideas. Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm


Unknown: Dennis Sewell

: Frontiers

The process by which our bodies generate new blood vessels is fundamental to healing, reproduction, and development of the embryo. But a huge number of our most challenging diseases are also dependent on generating a new blood supply to the affected areas. Peter Evans examines cutting-edge research that is succeeding in controlling new vessel growth and beating disease at its own game, potentially offering a new means to halt cancer and a revolutionary way of curing heart disease. Producer Adrian Washbourne. EMAIL: Scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Adrian Washbourne.

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Ambassadors

3: Although Chad is absent from Paris, Strether is absorbed into his lifestyle. For details see Monday

: Brian Appleton's History of Rock 'n' Roll

A six-part comedy series written and performed by the creator of John Shuttleworth , Graham Fellows. In a series of lectures, rock musicologist and part-time media studies tutor Brian Appleton attempts to assert his rightful place in the music history books. 2: Consider Yourself Dumped Upon. Brian performs the first progressive-rock song ever written, and reveals he inadvertently encouraged the Who to smash up their equipment and was instrumental in Phil Collins becoming the lead singer in Genesis. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: John Shuttleworth
Unknown: Graham Fellows.
Unknown: Brian Appleton
Unknown: Phil Collins
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: Creme de la Crime

Second in a six-part comedy series written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.
Michael Feydeau , alias television's Inspector Niblett, and crime expert David Pershorego on a thrillingjourney through the history of crime. With Emma Kennedy and Simon Greenall. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis.
Unknown: Michael Feydeau
Unknown: David Pershorego
Unknown: Emma Kennedy
Unknown: Simon Greenall.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Mark Steel Lecture

Five comedy lectures exploring the lives of passionate men whose ideas shaped their generation .This week, Leonardo Da Vinci. With Martin Hyder and Melanie Hudson. Producer Lucy Armitage (R)


Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci.
Unknown: Martin Hyder
Unknown: Melanie Hudson.
Producer: Lucy Armitage

: News

: Book of the Week: The Dressing Station

Repeated from 9.45am (

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