Presented by Claire Campbell Smith. Hark, a Thrilling Voice Is Sounding (Merton). Philippians 1, w3-ll. The Truth from Above (arrVaughan
Williams). The Race That Long in Darkness Pined (St Fulbert). With Clifton College Chapel Choir. Director of music Jeremy Holland Smith.
Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical interviews and discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: Not Me, but Us by Maggie Allen. Part 9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A variety of Woman Hourshort stories are available now on audio cassette from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]
Lucy Ash investigates shifting allegiances in Kuwait, once the most pro-Western state in the Arab world. Ten years afterthe Americans stepped in to rescue this tiny emirate from an Iraqi invasion, the mood is changing. Ordinary Kuwaitis are now seething with anger at the bombing of Afghanistan, voting in Islamist MPs and donating moneyto dubious charities, possibly connected with terrorism. Producer Hugh Levinson. Editor Maria Balinska. Rptd Monday
By William Golding , dramatised in three parts by Michael Bakewell. 2: A Real Princess. Against his betterjudgement Oliver is dragooned by his mother into taking part in the amateur operatic society's bold new production.
Piano Bredan Piercey. Violin Anna Darvas. Director Celia de Wolff
The Rev Nicholas Holtam , vicar of St Martin in the Fields, London, with the traditional Radio 4
Christmas Appeal on behalf of the church's social work in the capital and around the country.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am. See
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For 75 years Radio 4 has broadcast an appeal at Christmas on behalf of the work of St Martin in the Reids, London, forthe homeless. John Waite meets the staff at the church and some of those who benefited from last year's appeal.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson. Repeated from Sunday 9.45am.
Science series. Sunspots have fascinated scientists since Galileo's time but it is only now that solar physicists have discovered that these dark patches on the surface of the sun are a kind of whirlpool of cooler gases. Why do these sunspots occur and how do they affect us here on earth? Producer Fiona Roberts. E-MAIL: email@example.com
A comedy series by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie about a middle-aged couple coping with transvestitism. 5: Lipstick on Your Collar. Carol's attempts at keeping George's little hobby a secret are thwarted when they bump into Maureen in what they thought was a safe pub. George arrives from his meeting still dressed as a woman and so Carole tries to pass him off as George's sister. Who is she trying to kid?
Producer Maria Esposito
In the first of two programmes examining the history of the Latin language and the implications of its near demise, Edward Stourton asks how good at Latin the Romans really were, how Latin has been repeatedly reinvented, whether teachers were ultimately responsible for its decline and whether it can be rescued by innovations in teaching methods. Producer Simon Crow
One World but Our Values. From the outset, leaders of the coalition againstterrorism have claimed that civilised values are under attack the world over. But Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks what exactly these values are, how widely they are shared across civilisations and how far a military campaign can defend them. Producer Simon Coates. Repeated on Sunday
In the final programme in the current series
Geoff Watts visits Vancouver Aquarium, Canada, to talk to researchers who are usinggenetics to work out the mating strategies of local killer whales. Groups of killer whales are remarkably stable, with males and females often staying in their pods for life. So how do they keep the gene pool healthy and avoid inbreeding? Producer Alexandra Feachem. E-MAil: firstname.lastname@example.org
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