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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Denis Rice.


Unknown: Denis Rice.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With Allan Little and Mark Coles.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Gabrielle Cox.


Unknown: Allan Little
Unknown: Mark Coles.

: Emergency!

4: Afterthe Shout. Until recently the people who worked in the emergency services were not expected to be affected by the work they do. Now there are procedures in place to help workers cope, from "hot debriefs" to counselling. In the last in the series, emergency workers talk about what happens after the incident. Producer Elaine Walker Repeated at9.30pm


Producer: Elaine Walker

: Emotional Rollercoaster

4: Sadness. Why do we cry? Does a good cry leave us feeling better? Can bottling it up be bad? Claudia Hammond investigates the unhappiest emotion of all and discovers that depressed people are just more realistic than the rest of us. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Book of the Week: The Road toMcCarthy

By Pete McCarthy , abridged in five parts and read by the author. In the sequel to his bestselling McCarthy's Bar, the author pursues mythical tales of his own clan history down a highway of unlikely twists and improbable turns. 1: McCarthy's Casbah McCarthy arrives in Tangier in search of his hereditary Gaelic clan chief. Producer Sarah Rowlands Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Unknown: Casbah McCarthy
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Daily Service

Presented by Canon Noel Vincent. Hail, Gladdening Light (Sebaste). Light ofthe World (Wavendon). Exodus 24, wl2-18. For Behold, Darkness Shall Coverthe Earth (Handel). Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Abbots Leigh). Director of music Jeffrey Makinson.


Presented By: Canon Noel Vincent.
Music: Jeffrey Makinson.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Sheila McLennon.
10.45 Drama Fractions of Zero. Part 1. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Sheila McLennon.

: Warpaint: the Story of Camouflage

Patrick Wright investigates how artists pioneered the creation of military camouflage in the First World War. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Producer: John Goudie

: Agatha Christie's Three Act Tragedy

Michael Bakewell 's dramatisation concludes.
5: Is Poirot goingto solve the mysteries surrounding the house party in Cornwall? He is yet to find out that another murder has taken place.
Director Enyd Williams


Unknown: Michael Bakewell
Director: Enyd Williams
Poirot: John Moffat
Mr Satterthwaite: George Cole
Sir Charles: Michael Cochrane
Egg: Beth Chalmers
Angela: Jemma Churchill
Oliver: Carl Prekopp
Matron: Natasha Pyne

: You and Yours

With Diana Madill and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Diana Madill
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Masterteam 2002

Two more teams from around Britain square up.
Peter Snow is in the Chair. Producer Paul Sajoria Rptd Saturday llpm


Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: Paul Sajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Love in the Afternoon

I The first of six weekly plays on the theme of love.
1: The God of Love by Michael Butt. To help get her wayward daughter Angie into a Church of England school. Marcy seeks religious instruction from
Richard. But Richard is more interested injazzthan Jesus, so Marcy finds her plans thoroughly complicated by comedy and romance.
Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: Michael Butt.
Director: Marc Beeby
Marcy: Samantha Spiro
Richard: Paul Rhys
Makepeace: Nicky Henson
Angie: Connie Gurie
Maggie/Headteacher: Paula Jacobs
Bishop: Peter Marinker

: Inside Money

Extended repeat of Saturday 12.04pm

: The Time Being

Five original stories by unpublished writers.
1: Diss Grace by Laura Marney. Donna is gradually estranged from her friends as marriage and babies consume them. She is single and left behind.
Unexpectedly, she finds comfort in church-going, until one day she is spotted coming out of church by one of the old gang and makes an excuse about what she is doing there. She realises she has come to a crossroads. What does she do? Read by Tracy Wiles.


Unknown: Laura Marney.
Read By: Tracy Wiles.

: Soundscape: the Swallow's Journey

By Stephen Moss. Bill Paterson narrates a five-part series following the migration of a swallow from the southern tip of South Africa to a village in Scotland. The story is backed by sound recorded on location. 1: By mid-February the urge to leave the hippos and fish eagles on the banks of the Limpopo river is impossible to ignore.
Sound recordist Chris Watson Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Stephen Moss.
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Unknown: Chris Watson
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: The Food Programme

Extended rpt of yesterday 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place Of faith in today's Complex world. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Just a Minute

Julian Clary , Clement Freud , Tony Hawks and Paul Mertonjoin chairman Nicholas Parsons in Cornwall fortonight'sshow.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on six volumes of audio cassette, in addition to a specially designed box set, at good retail outlets orwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Mertonjoin
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

It's Molly's big day. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reviews Tom Stoppard 's new trilogy of plays, The Coast of Utopia, which follows the lives of a group of 19th-century Russian writers, revolutionaries and political thinkers. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Fractions of Zero

By Bill Murphy. A detective thriller in five parts about the hunt for a serial killer obsessed with mathematics. 1: When a frantic father asks for DS Sue Manson's help in finding his missing daughter, the only clue they have is a jumble of letters on the back of a poster
Other parts played by members of the cast. DirectorTanya Nash Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Bill Murphy.
i>ue: Susan Lynch
James: Philip Glenister
Fred: Clive Merrison
Insp Phillips: David Bannerman
PC Langan: Alison Pettitt
Lee: David Holt
Supt: Nigel Anthony

: Beyond Hunger

The second of two programmes recorded by Jonathan Dimbleby in Ethiopia almost 30 years after he first reported the "unknown"famine of 1973. Ethiopia is entering a new age of political development, though the people face overwhelming challenges: not only food shortages and poverty, but a million children who have lost their parents to Aids. Yet remarkably, despite all the fears, he finds a country full of hope. Producer Virginia Crompton


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: Crossing Continents

Brazil. Olenka Frenkiel examines Brazil's Amazon frontier, where modern slaves are trapped in debt bondage and forced labour, cutting down the rainforest to make way for cattle ranches. Can Brazil keep its promise to get rid of slavery by the end of the year? Repeatof Thursday 11am

: Wild Europe

Poland's Primeval Forest. Lionel Kelleway asks whether conservationists and foresters can reconcile their differences and protect Europe's last primeval forest? ProducerGrantSonnex


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: Emergency!

Repeat of9am

: The World Tonight

With Paul Moss.


Unknown: Paul Moss.

: Book at Bedtime: Permanent Violet

By Ronald Frame , abridged in ten parts by Alison Joseph. Eilidh Brogan reflects on love and art as she looks back on her life with the Scottish artist Colin Brogan in the south of France. 1: Edinburgh. The story begins with her childhood in Scotland. Read by Eileen McCallum. Producer GaynorMacfarlane


Unknown: Ronald Frame
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Unknown: Eilidh Brogan
Artist: Colin Brogan
Read By: Eileen McCallum.

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am

: A Sense of Place

A series of documentaries every day this week, capturing the defining characteristics of people and places as heard on the BBC's local and national radio networks. 1: On Ilkley Moor Baht 'At. What spell does this West Yorkshire song hold over authors
Blake Morrison and Arnold Kellett , the participants in the Ilkley Moorfell race, a man looking for aliens, a couple who courted on the moor over 65 years ago and a Sikh family who regularly visit the moor? Producer Ruth Hickman


Unknown: Blake Morrison
Unknown: Arnold Kellett
Producer: Ruth Hickman

: News

: Book of the Week: The Road to McCarthy

Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

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