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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Roy Kearsley , lecturer in theology.


Unknown: Dr Roy Kearsley

: FarmingToday

With Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

6.00-6.30, 7.10-8.30, 8.55-9.00 With Sue MacGregorand Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: MacGregorand Edward Stourton.

: Test Match Special

India v England the First Test
Commentary on the fourth day at Mohali.
Producer Peter Baxter. For details see Monday. * Approximate times


Producer: Peter Baxter.

: Test Match Special

India v England the First Test
Commentary on the fourth day at Mohali.
Producer Peter Baxter. For details see Monday. * Approximate times


Producer: Peter Baxter.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests explore the history of ideas as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: The Diaries of KennethTynan

Abridged by Jill Waters and read by Jack Klaff. 4: Myth-making and money worries. For details see Monday. Rptd at 12.30am.


Abridged By: Jill Waters
Read By: Jack Klaff.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Ernest Rea. Creator of the Starry Night (ConditorAlme Siderum - alternative plainsong setting). Luke 1, w67-77. Benedictus in D (Dyson). Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus
(Cross of Jesus). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Unknown: Rev Ernest Rea.
Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: Test Match Special

India v England the First Test
Commentary on the fourth day at Mohali.
Producer Peter Baxter. For details see Monday. * Approximate times


Producer: Peter Baxter.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical interviews and discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: Not Me, but Usby Maggie Allen. Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Maggie Allen.

: Crossing Continents

The international current affairs programme.
7: Norway. For half a century the orphans of German soldiers and Norwegian women have been the subject of abuse and discrimination in Norway. Born as a result of Nazi occupation, the so-called Lebensbom are fighting back, to reclaim their identities and to seek compensation for years when they were treated as outcasts in post-liberation Norway. Julian Pettifertravels to a country renowned fortolerance and liberalism which is only now beginning to acknowledge a shameful history. Producer Jennie Walmsley. Editor Maria Balinska. Rptd Monday


Producer: Jennie Walmsley.
Editor: Maria Balinska.

: Put the Kettle on the Fire

Gerry Anderson visits the Donegal Shores festival at Kincasslagh, Ireland, where hundreds of fans are on their annual pilgrimage to the village home of their hero, singer Daniel O'Donnell. He seeks to discoverwhat it is about the man that inspires such devout adoration. Producer Frances Byrnes.


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Singer: Daniel O'Donnell.
Producer: Frances Byrnes.

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Extended repeat from Saturday 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: In the Keep-net

By Penny Gold. When small boy is found half-drowned in a canal a petty thief is accused of attempted murder. He protests his innocence, but in the past he has lied.
Director Richard Wortley


Director: Richard Wortley
Charlie: Sean Baker
Inspector: Joe Dunlop
Detective: Tom George
Ex-wife: Carolyn Pickles
Desk sergeant: Ewan Bailey
Boy: Oliver Cookson

: Taking Issue

A chance for I isteners to take issue with a guest columnist on a controversial subject.
With David Jessel.
Producers Nick Baker and Nick Utechin. Phone: [number removed]


Unknown: David Jessel.
Producers: Nick Baker
Producers: Nick Utechin.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Ringo Starr appeals on behalf of a charity which aims to raise awareness of the resurgence of tuberculosis in Britain, and to support anti-TB work in the developing world. Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: TB Alert, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated from Sunday ay 7.55


Unknown: Ringo Starr
Producer: Laurence Grissell.

: Voices from behind the Canvas

4: Madame Moitessier. Artist: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. A short story by Giles Waterfield , read by Anna Chancellor. For details see Monday


Artist: Madame Moitessier.
Story By: Giles Waterfield
Read By: Anna Chancellor.

: Biker Tales

4: Nick Sanders. Nick claimed the world record for circumnavigating the world on a motorbike in just 31 days. It involved gruelling physical endurance, lack of sleep and personal danger. This is the story of What it did to his head. For details see Monday


Unknown: Nick Sanders.

: Bookclub

Repeated from Sunday 4pm

: The Material World

Science series. The world's largest solar hydrogen energy project is to be built at Cambridge University. Quentin Coopertalks to Dr Shane Slater and Colin Saunders about how the project will be used to power buses that only emit water. Will this be the first step leading us out of our fossil fuel-based economy? Producer Jonathan Fildes. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Coopertalks
Unknown: Dr Shane Slater
Unknown: Colin Saunders
Producer: Jonathan Fildes.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: The Change: 4: Over the Rainbow

A comedy series by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie about a middle-aged couple coping with transvestitism.

When Ken sees George in a dress he doesn't realise that this is George's way of trying to tell him about his secret love of women's clothes.


Writer: Jan Etherington
Writer: Gavin Petrie
Producer: Maria Esposito
Carol: Lynda Bellingham
George: Christopher Ellison
Violet: Sylvia Syms
Jerry: Richard Standing
Sonia: Emma Kennedy
Maureen: Maureen Beattie
Ken: James Vaughan
Dave: Mark Powley

: The Archers

Kathy is alarmed. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson with arts interviews, news, reviews and valuations of old vinyl discs: is that record collection in your attic a forgotten gold-mine? Producer Tom Morris


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Tom Morris

: Not Me, but Us

By Maggie Allen. 4: When the Edinburgh University fails to meet its obligation to the female medical students, Sophia goes to see what London can offer.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Maggie Allen.
Sophia: Julia Watson
MrsJex-Blake: Tina Gray
Elizabeth: Michelle Newell
Henry: Richard Derrington
Alexander: David Bannerman
ProfMasson: Lan Brooker
Mrs Masson: Sharon Baylis
Edith: Susan Jeffrey
ProfChristison: Bob Doherty
Prof: Brown Neilbett
DrAnstie: Clifford Rose
Norton: Christopher Scott

: From Outcast to High Commissioner

For more than 30 years, South Africa House stood as the symbol of apartheid. Now many of those who protested outside its doors are welcome within it and say it symbolises the triumph of freedom and justice over tyranny. This process has been hastened over the past three years by South Africa's High Commissioner, Cheryl Carolus, a veteran of the struggle who here reveals to Alan Little the full extent of the building's use during the apartheid years.


Interviewee: Cheryl Carolus
Interviewer: Alan Little
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Analysis

Safe to Be Serious. The atrocities of 11 September shook everyone. But have they changed our national mood? John Kampfner asks whether a new seriousness is colouring our attitudes to the state of the world, and to our own priorities and lifestyles - or whether any such rethink is a blip born of shock and will quickly dissipate. Producer Sheila Cook. Rptd on Sunday


Unknown: John Kampfner
Producer: Sheila Cook.

: Leading Edge

Topical science magazine. Geoff Watts visits Caltech in California to discover how robotics experts are looking to nature for their inspiration.
Swarm Intelligence uses the social insects as models in designing small robots that work together to create very efficient task-performing systems.

Email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg- in Our Time

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Persuasion

9: Anne discovers an old friend. For details see Monday

: How Guillaume Apollinaire Saved My Marriage

By Michael Butt. Bill has two unfortunate hobbies: philately and philandering. His wife, Penny, needs help. But how can the French poet,
Guillaume Appollinaire , buried in a cemetery in Paris help?
Producer Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Michael Butt.
Unknown: Guillaume Appollinaire
Producer: Peter Kavanagh
Penny: Eleanor Bron
Bill: Nigel Anthony
Ghost: Sean Baker

: News

: Book of the Week: The Diaries ofKenneth Tynan

Repeated from 9.45am

: Test Match Special

India v England - the First Test
Commentary on the final day at Mohaii.
Producer Peter Baxter. For details see Monday. * 'Approximate times


Producer: Peter Baxter.

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