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: World News

: PrayerfortheDay

With Tony Burnham , Moderator of the Free Churches.


Unknown: Tony Burnham

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With Alan Little and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.


Unknown: Alan Little
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Mona Siddiqui.

: Start the Week _

Jeremy Paxman is joined by novelist Fay Weldon , politician Francis Maude , historian Linda Colley , and academic Fred Ingils to discuss the future of feminism, the political right-wing, nationhood and political journalism. Producer ArianeKoek Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Francis Maude
Unknown: Linda Colley
Unknown: Fred Ingils

: Daily Service

Presented by Rev Roy Jenkins with the Welsh
Chamber Singers, from Albany Road Baptist
Church, Cardiff. Director of music Avril Harding. Organist Andrew Wilson Dickson.


Presented By: Rev Roy Jenkins
Organist: Avril Harding.
Organist: Andrew Wilson Dickson.

: Book of the Week: From Balham to Bollywood

Actor and author Chris England reads his own account of landing a plum part in Lagaan-the biggest Bollywood blockbuster of all time. The film took him to a remote part of India for three months, but before he went he had to play in a cricket match. 1: The Audition. Abridged by Roger Pine. Producer Hilary Dunn Repeated at 12.30am


Abridged By: Roger Pine.
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
Drama: Turn over the Paper and Start. Part 1
- Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: History of Fear

The conclusion of the series exp onngthree moments in history when the British have been swept with a wave of hysteria, gripped by a moral panic or frozen with terror. 3: Pack Up Your Troubles.
By 1916 over 40 per cent of First World War casualties were suffering from mental breakdowns.
Many had never seen battle. Joanna Bourke examines the shell-shock epidemic. The reader is Simon Armstrong. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Joanna Bourke
Unknown: Simon Armstrong.
Producer: Kate McAii

: Meet Mr Mulliner

By PG Wodehouse , dramatised in six parts by Roger Davenport. 2: A Slice ofLife.Agothic comedy of beauty preparations, thwarted love, a spooky old house and a determined suitor. The regulars of the Angler's Rest parlour bar step into yet another of Mr Mulliner 's quirky stories, with Richard Griffiths as the unstoppable Mr Mulliner.
Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Pg Wodehouse
Unknown: Roger Davenport.
Unknown: Mr Mulliner
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Mr Mulliner.
Director: Ned Chaillet
Mr Mulliner: Richard Griffiths
Miss Postlethwarte: Matilda Ziegler
Angela: Matilda Ziegler
Cook: Matilda Ziegler
A port: Peter Acre
Sir Jasper: Peter Acre
A light ale: Martin Hyder
Jenkins: Martin Hyder
A pint of stout: David Timson
Murgatroyd: David Timson
A small bitter: Tom George
Wilfred: Tom George

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin chairs the first of this year's semi-finals with questions on topics ranging across the entire musical spectrum. Producer Paul Bajoria Rptd Saturday 11pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria Rptd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Hymn

By Alan Bennett. Alan Bennett talks of the early musical memories and influences of his Yorkshire childhood: the hymns he learned as a boy, the violin his father tried to teach him and the concerts he attended in Leeds. Music composed by George Fenton and performed by the Medici Quartet. Director George Fenton
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Hymn: Alan Bennett and the Medici String Quartetis available on audio cassette and CD at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Talks: Alan Bennett
Composed By: George Fenton
Director: George Fenton
Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer your personal finance questions. Lines open 1.30pm. Telephone [number removed]. Producer Louise Greenwood


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: Three Men on the Bu mmel

Another chance to hearHugh Laurie reading Jerome K Jerome 's comic classic. George, Harris and J are in need of a change. A cycling tour of Germany seems just the ticket and promises the same mixture of adventure and misadventure that characterised their earlier expedition on the river. Abridged in five parts by Peter Everett. Part 1. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Jerome K Jerome
Unknown: Peter Everett.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Wind in the Willows

A five-part weekday series investigating real-life counterparts to scenes in Kenneth Grahame 's classic novel The Wind in the Willows. 1: Who's That Handsome Man? About 80 years ago, Colonel
Francis Ricardowas spotted speeding in an open-topped car with a woman who was not is wife. With Jo Morris. Reader Hilary Neville. Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Unknown: Francis Ricardowas
Reader: Jo Morris.
Reader: Hilary Neville.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon investigates new findings that prove the need for a rethink of current theories about the causes of BSE. Extended repeat from yesterday 12.30pm BSE - where are we now?: page 38


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Four Corners

Gavin Esler and guests roam the international agenda from politics to popular culture, sports to science, and artto anthropology. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

Special guests joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotes and anecdotes this week are Juliet Stevenson , Ruth Brandon , Paul Gambaccini and Marcel Berlins. The reader is Meryl O'Keeffe. Producer Carol Smith E-MAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A compilation of the best of Quote.... Unquote is available on audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Ruth Brandon
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Alistair's implicated in something nasty. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

The Patricia Cornwell Interview. Mark Lawson meets bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell. Cornwell reflects on how her problematic childhood and her work in a morgue have shaped her fiction, and recalls the turbulent events in her personal life. Producer Erin Riley Revised repeat


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Patricia Cornwell.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Turn over the Paper and Start

By Claire Bennett , whose play My Mother and Other
Strange Creatures about an opinionated teenager from Walsall took Radio 4 listeners by storm. Now
Millie's back and about to take herGCSEs. Each day this week, we follow her progress through revision. She's still coping with herwayward mother and her father's still away in Australia, but he's about to spring a big surprise. Performed by Alex Kelly. 1: Monday -General Revision Plan Director Peter Leslie Wild Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Claire Bennett
Unknown: Alex Kelly.
Director: Peter Leslie

: Telly Tantrums

There's no shortage of TVfortoddlers: just switch on the set at 6am and take your pick. Since Teletubbies first suggested that two-year-olds might like something different from their older siblings, the demand for pre-school programmes has grown and grown. But is it OK for babies to watch TV? Mother of two Trisha MacNair offers advice to parents who are keen to keep a firm hand on the remote control. Producer Anna Buckley E-MAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Trisha MacNair
Producer: Anna Buckley

: Crossing Continents

Trouble in Paradise. Trinidad is the most ethnically diverse island in the Caribbean but its increasingly bitter politics divide along racial lines. Forty years after independence, Rosie Goldsmith explores the ambitions and fears of Trinidad's African and Indian communities. Plus the project which reforms school dropouts by taking them "back to the womb". Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith

: An Animal Apart

4: Full Circle. In the last of this series, Brian Leith argues that far from losing touch with the natural world, we now have a better understanding than ever of the relationship between ourselves and the rest of nature, and this is a cause for great optimism. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Brian Leith
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Spies

By Michael Frayn. Abridged and read in 10 parts by Martin Jarvis. 6: Stephen now knows that the mystery at the heart of a shifting cloud of possibilities is "x": the silent, unseen presence in the Barns. Producer Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: Michael Frayn.
Unknown: Martin Jarvis.
Producer: Rosalind Ayres

: Home Truths

Repeated from Saturday 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: From Balham to Bollywood


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