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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev DrWilliam Crawley

: Today 6.00-6.30, 7.10-9.00

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Colin Morris
8.32 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris

: Midweek

Conversation with Libby Purves and guests. Producer Alison Hughes. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Alison Hughes.

: Book of the Week: The Bullfighter Checks HerMake-up

Bestselling author Susan Orlean takes a wry and idiosyncratic look at the lives of extraordinary people. 3: A Gentle Reign. The Ashanti king who is a taxi driver in New York City. Read by Buffy Davis. Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfariane. Repeated at 12.30am.


Unknown: Susan Orlean
Read By: Buffy Davis.
Produced By: Gaynor MacFariane.

: Daily Service

L W only
Led by the Rev Roger Hutchings. 0 Come, 0 Come Immanuel (arr Rutter). Romans 15, w7-13. 1 Will Sing with the Spirit (D Goodenough). Hark the Glad Sound (Bristol). With Clifton College Chapel Choir. Director of music Jeremy Holland Smith.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.
Music: Jeremy Holland Smith.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: Not Me, but US by Maggie Allen. Part 8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Maggie Allen.

: Master Ji and Doctor Ji

Between 1965-67, the UKgovernment issued
3.519 work permits to qualified teachers from India and Pakistan. But many found it easier to find work on the buses than in a classroom. Geeta Guru-Murthy hears how their experiences and aspirations compare to those of today's newly qualified British-Asian teachers. Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: Geeta Guru-Murthy
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Out of the Blue

The last episode in the comedy series by Patricia Hannah. 3: Shadow Melodies. The embalmed body of Lenin has ended up on the island of Tost. He enjoys the company of Henrik Ibsen while Angela tries to work out what to do with him.
Director/producer Gaynor Macfarlane (R)


Unknown: Patricia Hannah.
Unknown: Henrik Ibsen
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane
Vera: Julie Austin
Lenin: James Bryce
Sadie: Carol Ann Crawford
Ola: Stella Forge
Angela: Vicki Liddelle
Boris: Steven McNicoll
Nancy: Ann Scott-Jones
Boris: Steven McNicoll
Pete: Paul Young
Ibsen: Paul Young

: 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.

: Parliamentary Questions

Another round of the panel game that reveals the lighter side of life around the despatch box. Joining Steve Richards , Roy Hattersley and Sir Patrick Cormackthis week are Ann Taylor and Matthew ParriS. Producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Steve Richards
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Sir Patrick CormacKthis
Unknown: Ann Taylor
Unknown: Matthew Parris.
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Pyramid

By William Golding , dramatised in three parts by Michael Bakewell. 1: The Love of Evie. Blinded by adolescent desire as he imposes himself upon Evie, Oliver fails to notice that she too has her own very real problems.
Piano Bredan Piercey. Violin Anna Darvas. Director Celia de Wolff


Unknown: William Golding
Unknown: Michael Bakewell.
Piano: Bredan Piercey.
Violin: Anna Darvas.
Director: Celia de Wolff
Oliver: Simon Scardlfield
Evie: Claire Skinner
Father: Terrence Hardiman
Mother: Joanna David
Adult Oliver: Robert Glenister
Robert: Oliver Milburn
Henry: Mark Lewis Jones
Sgt Babbacombe: Simon Treves
Little Oliver: Thomas Glenister
Little Robert: Thomas Anderson

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Roy Lancaster and Pippa Greenwood are in the potting shed answering listeners' questions. Chaired by Eric RobSOn. 2pm.


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

: The Funniest Thing I Ever Heard

3: Comedy duo Mel and Sue read the short story Mrs Chocolate by FOH Nash from the Adventure Book Of Girls. F«r details see Monday


Unknown: Mrs Chocolate
Unknown: Foh Nash

: The Erdnase Mystery

Magician and reporter Hugh Levinson uncovers the secret history of the anonymous card shark's manual, The Expert at the Card Table, still the classic text on the subject 99 years after it was written. Could the author have been America's most wanted man - a triple murderer who died in a suicide pact? Producer Hugh Levinson (R)


Reporter: Hugh Levinson
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: Thinking Allowed

This week Laurie Taylor talks to Professor Jane Lewis from Oxford University about her new book The End of Marriage? Is marriage really declining as a result of our increasing individualism and selfishness, and what sort of relationships are evolving to replace it? Producer Marya Burgess. E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Professor Jane Lewis
Producer: Marya Burgess.

: Case Notes

Child Health. At the moment they're born, children are given a once-over to make sure they're healthy. DrGraham Easton examines whetherthere's any evidence that these checks really do pick up hip conditions, or problems with vision and hearing, early enough to make a difference. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Sean Lock -15 Storeys High

Another chance to hear Sean Lock 's comic crawl along the urban underbelly. 2: Sean is called Sean. Howeverthe family of his friend Billy Two Nans think differently. Starring Sean Lock , Dan Mersh , Tracy-
Ann Oberman , Paul Putnerand Rob Rouse. Written by Sean Lock. Additional material by Martin Trenaman and Robert Fraser-Steele . Producer Chris Neill (R)


Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Dan Mersh
Unknown: Ann OBErman
Written By: Sean Lock.
Written By: Robert Fraser-Steele
Producer: Chris Neill

: The Archers

Kathy consoles herself. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock presents the arts show with news, interviews and reviews. Producer Tim Prosser


Producer: Tim Prosser

: Not Me, but Us

By Maggie Allen. 8. With the Edinburgh Hospital for Women and Children established, Sophia Jex-Blake turns her attention to establishing a medical school for women in Edinburgh. But herfirst intake of students are not as obedient as she would wish. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Maggie Allen.
Unknown: Sophia Jex-Blake

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
Ian Hargreaves , Peter Hitchens , Janet Radcliffe-Richards and Harvey Thomas cross-examine "witnesses" with passionate views on one of the week's moral dilemmas. Producer David Coomes. Rptd Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Peter Hitchens
Unknown: Janet Radcliffe-Richards
Unknown: Harvey Thomas
Producer: David Coomes.

: Brandreth on Office

In the last of his series on being an MP,
Gyles Brandreth looks at life at the top. Nobody really wants to be an MP - everyone wants to be a minister. But how do you manage the Commons, the constituency, the ministry, the Civil Service and the endless red boxes while still trying to maintain some vestige of a family life? And what are the perks of the job?
Brandreth explains howto have it all without looking like a slacker. Producer Chris Bond. Rptd from Sunday at 10.45


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Producer: Chris Bond.

: Signs of Life

A series of drama-documentaries that explore the metaphors of illness. 2: Battle Cry- Parkinson's
Disease. A drama written by Nicholas Mclnerny with documentary from Dr Ray Chaudhuri and Emma Bennion. In the war room, a campaign is being planned. But then things begin to go awry.
Producers Rosie Boulton and Sara Conkey


Written By: Nicholas McLnerny
Unknown: Dr Ray Chaudhuri
Unknown: Emma Bennion.
Producers: Rosie Boulton
Producers: Sara Conkey
Commander: John McArdle
Sgt Boyd: Anton Lesser
Sgt Brown: Tom George

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Persuasion

13: The arrival of the Musgroves has repercussions. For details see Monday

: The Bigger Issues

Comedy series. Tonight, the world's most socially aware theatre company tackles racist bigotry head on, then gets sidetracked into petty in-fighting. With Dave Lamb , Jim North , Nick Walker and Richie Webb. Producer Gareth Edwards (R)


Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Jim North
Unknown: Nick Walker
Unknown: Richie Webb.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Bullfighter
Checks Her Make-up Repeated from 9.45am

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