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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Norman Ivison.


Unknown: Norman Ivison.

: Farming Today

With Sarah Mukherjee.


Unknown: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought forthe Day With the RtRevTom Butler.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Rtrevtom Butler.

: Taking a Stand

Fergal Keane talks to different individuals who, through conviction or circumstances, have taken a stand for what they believe in. Producer Jane Beresford. Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: Fergal Keane
Producer: Jane Beresford.

: Painted for Posterity

2: Dinosaurs, Merry-go-rounds and a Drowned
Village. Patrick Wright continues his investigation into the Recording Britain project, the forties art scheme which despatched artists to paint aspects ofthe British landscape threatened with destruction by theLuftwaffeandbyforcesclosertohome.
Kenneth Rowntreewas sent to record views of the village of Ashopton, Derbyshire, which was about to vanish, despite protests, beneath the waters of the Ladybower reservoir. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Kenneth Rowntreewas
Producer: John Goudie

: Daily Service

Presented by StelDhen Shipley. Praise, My Soul, the Kingof Heaven. John 1, w5-10. Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace (SS Wesley) Be Thou My Guardian (Abridge). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Presented By: Steldhen Shipley.
Unknown: Wilt Keep Him
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Book

of the Week: Passions Another in the series of readings about the discovery of passion. 2: Horses. Juliet Stevenson reads an extract from Dark Horses and Black Beauties, Melissa Holbrook Pierson 's account of the extraordinary desire, longing and obsession she and many millions of girls and women feel when confronted bythe object of their passion - a horse. Producer Sara Davies. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Melissa Holbrook Pierson
Producer: Sara Davies.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Drama: The Translator. Part 2.
Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

The Jurassic Coast. Mark Cawardine visits the on, y natural-world heritage site in England as he samples the fossil-rich coast of west Dorset. Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Mark Cawardine

: Double Trouble

Stuart Maconie presenis uie anew L series looking at comedy double acts. 1: Flanagan and Allen. Arguably the first great comedy stars of the wireless age, Flanagan and Allen first teamed up in the twenties in Florrie Forde 's Flo and Co revue before striking out on their own. Producer Angela Sherwin
The death of the double act: page 16


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Florrie Forde
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Cricket New Zealand v England - -the First One DayInternational

England start their five-match series underthe lights at Christchurch. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Angus Fraser , Christopher Martin -Jenkins, Danny Morrison , Mike Selvey and Bryan Waddle. Scorer Bill Frindall. Producer Peter Baxter


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Angus Fraser
Commentary By: Christopher Martin
Unknown: Danny Morrison
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Bryan Waddle.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

Billie Holiday. Ken Clarke talks to Billie Holiday's biographer John Chilton about the life and music of " Lady Day" A childhood of poverty and prostitution, an adulthood of tragic relationships, addiction and public humiliation - surely no singer has been better equipped to sing the blues. ProducerPaui Evans


Talks: Ken Clarke
Unknown: John Chilton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Kings

The last of five plays telling the story of King David's s reign 5: Abishag the Virgin by Kate Clanchy. David is dying in a fetid room tended by his latest, very young wife. Abishag. An earlier, now neglected wife, the infamous Bathsheba, mother of Solomon. is enlisted by Nathan the Prophet to visit and promote Sninmnn as his anointed successor.
Music by Sylvia Hallett. Musicians Sylvia Hallet. Director David Hunter


Unknown: Kate Clanchy.
Music By: Sylvia Hallett.
Musicians: Sylvia Hallet.
Director: David Hunter
Bathsheba: Linda Bassett
Abishag: Alison Pettitt
Nathan: Christopher Godwin
David: David Timson

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel chairs the programme in which listeners set the agenda with their environmental concerns. Producer Nick Patnck. PHONE: [number removed]
LETTERS: [address removed]E-MAIL: home.planet@>bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patnck.

: Family Misfortunes

Another short story about the extraordinary goings-on of an eccentric Scottish family. 2: Geraldine by Beatrice Colin. "My husband of 30 years is deceased, kaput, no longer in service. Once again he's ruined everything." Read by Eileen McCallum. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Beatrice Colin.
Read By: Eileen McCallum.

: McAlpine's Fusiliers

2: The men speak about the tough, macho culture on the building sites. For details see yesterday

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests in conversation about the world of business, money and technology. Producers Rozina Breen and Rosamund Jones


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producers: Rozina Breen
Producers: Rosamund Jones

: The Learning Curve

The intelligent guide to the wide world of learning, withLibbyPurves.
Producer Penelope Gibbs Phone [number removed]. Rptd Sunday 3pm


Producer: Penelope Gibbs

: PM

With Clare English and Malcolm Brabant.


Unknown: Malcolm Brabant.

: Our Brave Boys

Christopher Lee 's four-part drama series explores the tensions and the madnesses as the political world butts up against the military one. 2: Bangety Bang. As Zelda, the new assistant under-secretary, gets her feet further under the desk at the Ministry of Defence, her "brave boys", the serving officers who draft the answers to ministerial questions, continue to surprise her. Director PeteAtkin


Unknown: Christopher Lee

: The Archers

David to the rescue. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts interviews, news and reviews. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: The Translator

By Leila Aboulela. 2: When her boss falls ill an Arabic translator finds herself becoming emotionally involved in his private life. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Leila Aboulela.

: File on 4

In its response to the Bristol baby scandal, the Government last month promised a safer, more accountable NHS. But with research suggesting that one in 20 hospital patients is the victim of a medical mistake, can the targets for improvement ever be met? Presented by Jolyon Jenkins. Producer Jenny Chryss. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Presented By: Jolyon Jenkins.
Producer: Jenny Chryss.

: In Touch

News, issues and information of interest to blind and partially sighted people with Peter White.
Producer Ian Macrae. PHONE: [number removed] for more information


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Ian MacRae.

: Life as a Child

Reading, writing and arithmetic used to be the goals set for a child entering the formal education system. But now there's the literacy hour, numeracy hour, IT, science, art and many others. Connie St Louis asks how teachers and pupils fit in so many subjects. Producer Julia Durbin
Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Julia Durbin

: Taking a Stand

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Casanova In London

By Giacomo Casanova , from his autobiography History of My Life. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Giacomo Casanova

: Little Britain

Matt Lucas and David Walliams return for a second series of the hit sketch show which takes a comic look at life in Britain. Tonight schoolgirl Vicky Pollard visits her doctor, Father Peter officiates at a funeral and Marjorie Dawes visits her mother in hospital.


Comedian/Writer: Matt Lucas
Comedian/Writer: David Walliams
Producer: Ashley Baker

: News

: Book of the Week: Passions

2: Horses. An extract from Dark Horses and Black
Beauties by Melissa Holbrook Pierson.


Unknown: Melissa Holbrook Pierson.

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