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: World News

: New Zealand v England -the One Day International

Coverage continues from Christchurch. For detai see yesterday

: Prayer for the Day

With Norman Ivison.


Unknown: Norman Ivison.

: Farming Today

With Sarah Mukherjee.


Unknown: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Annabel Shilson-Thomas .
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Annabel Shilson-Thomas

: New Zealand v England -the One Day International

Coverage continues from Christchurch. For detai see yesterday

: Midweek

Conversation with Libby Purves and guests. Producer Chris Paling. Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Chris Paling.

: Daily Service

Presented by Dr Lavinia Byme. Lord Jesus, Think on Me (Southwell). Corinthians 5, wl7-end; 6, wl-2. Wash Me Thoroughly (SS Wesley). How Deep the Father's Love. Director of music James Whitbourn.


Presented By: Dr Lavinia Byme.
Music: James Whitbourn.

: Book of the Week: Passions

Another in the series of readings about the discovery of passion. 3: Chemistry. lain Glen reads an extract from Oliver Sacks 's Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood in which the distinguished neurologist describes his early discovery of chemistry and its effects on his life. Producer Sara Davies. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Oliver Sacks
Producer: Sara Davies.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: The Translator. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Witch Hunters

Dictators, you'd think, would have no need ot all the messiness of the courts. What'sthe point of seizing total power if you can't wield it? Yet tyrants in history maintained elaboratejudicial procedures. In a new series Julian Putkowski analyses the grotesque distortions that occurwhen the law gets political. 1: Vyshinsky- A Ratin Human Form.
Alongwith Stalin , Vyshinsky perfected the trial as a theatrical spectacular in which the defendants became reluctant protagonists forced to read their own confessions, and where the curtain was final. How did he do it? How did that era distort intellectual discourse today? With Prof John Erikson. Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Julian Putkowski
Unknown: Alongwith Stalin
Unknown: Prof John Erikson.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: The Attractive Young Rabbi: 1: The Eager Young Student

By Barry Grossman.
A six-part comedy drama series about the collision between the old and the new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.

"It's not easy being Jew" - as young Mikhail will soon discover.


Writer: Barry Grossman
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Rabbi Su Jacobs: Tracy-Ann Oberman
Rabbi Abraham Fine: David de Keyser
Sadie Fine: Doreen Mantle
Melvin: Henry Goodman
Brian: Jonathan Kydd
Mikhail: Dragan Micanovic
Glen Curtis: Mark Perry

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Puzzle Panel

The last in the series of puzzles from Chns Maslanka and the panel as they attempt to baffle each other with brainteasers based on words, numbers and logic On this week's panel are medical physicist and maze designer Professor Angela Newing , mathematician Professor David Singmaster and chess grandmaster Raymond Keene.
Producers Claire Csonka and Harry Parker. Listeners with puzzles and answers can send them to Puzzle Panel. Room 7058. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA. or bye-mail: puzzle.panel@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chns Maslanka
Designer: Professor Angela Newing
Unknown: Professor David Singmaster
Unknown: Raymond Keene.
Producers: Claire Csonka
Producers: Harry Parker.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Further Adventures ofSherlock Holmes

Five new tales of mystery and murder, inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle , and written by Bert Coules. 3: The Peculiar Persecution of Mr John Vincent Harden. A mysterious metal object found in a dead man's stomach holds a vital clue to his death - if only Holmes and Watson can work out what it is, and how on earth it got there.
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Director Patrick Rayner
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Full-cast dramatisations of 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories and four novels are available as individual audio cassettes or in a box set from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Stories Of: Arthur Conan Doyle
Written By: Bert Coules.
Unknown: Mr John
Unknown: Vincent Harden.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson: Andrew Sachs
Mrs Harden: Jane Asher
Philips: David Thorpe
Annie: Clare Corbett
Smith: Peter Damey

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Roy Lancaster are in the potting shed answering questions sent in by post. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Family Misfortunes

Another short story about the extraordinary goings-on among the members of an eccentric Scottish family. 3: Fraseron the Couch by James Robertson. "And now I'm about to cruise back to Inverannan, for the reading of Uncle Gill's last will and testicle." Read by Gavin Mitchell. For details see Monday.


Unknown: James Robertson.
Read By: Gavin Mitchell.

: McAlpine's Fusiliers

3: The men lived a harsh, rough lifestyle. They speak about alcohol, and the role it played in their community. For details see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor talks to Prof Fred Halliday , the London
School of Economics expert on the Middle East, about his book Two Hours that Shook the World, outlining his analysis of the events of the past five months. Producer James Marshall. EMAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Prof Fred Halliday
Producer: James Marshall.

: Life as a Child

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

With Clare English and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Lean on Me

The last of the comedy series by Bruce Hyman , John Langdon and Richard Warren. 6: In which Marion and Joanna both attemptto make little things grow.
Director Dirk Maggs. Producer Bruce Hyman


Unknown: Bruce Hyman
Unknown: John Langdon
Unknown: Richard Warren.
Director: Dirk Maggs.
Producer: Bruce Hyman
Joanna: Julia McKenzie
Marion: Maureen Lipman
Jim: Gary Waldhorn
Daniel: Stephen Mangan
Rosina: Yolanda Vazquez

: The Archers

The Snells face the damage. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock presents the arts magazine. Producer Robyn Read

: The Translator

By Leila Aboulela. 3: The relationship between Rae and Sammar reaches the point of no return. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Leila Aboulela.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk with Roger Scruton , Claire Fox , Janet Radcliffe-Richards and Ian Hargreaves , cross-examine witnesses on their evidence for believing as they do about one of the week's moral conundrums. Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Roger Scruton
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Janet Radcliffe-Richards
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Producer: David Coomes.

: Tales from the Cutting Room

Enoch Powell. Michael Cockerell tellsthe inside story of his encounters with the most bitterly controversial politician, who beneath the flinty exteriorwas also a man of unexpected humour. Producer Manrsha 10.45pm


Unknown: Enoch Powell.
Unknown: Michael Cockerell

: Rarely Pure and Never Simple

As medical science becomes ever more complex, are experiments on animals becoming dangerously misleading? Dr Graham Easton investigates claims that vivisection may be a waste of scientific time. Producers Jonathan Fildes and Jim Clarke


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producers: Jonathan Fildes
Producers: Jim Clarke

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Casanova in London

By Giacomo Casanova from his autobiography History Of My Life. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Giacomo Casanova

: Twenty-eight Minutes to Save the NHS

Part lecture, part sketch-show, Dr Phil Hammond hosts a show which questions the current state of the NHS. 2: Tell The Truth. Patients think they want complete honesty but what would happen if everyone in the NHS really told the truth? Producer Helen Williams


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Producer: Helen Williams

: News

: Book of the Week: Passions

3: Chemistry. An extract from Oliver Sacks 's Uncle
Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Oliver Sacks

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