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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Archbishop Vincent Nichols.


Unknown: Vincent Nichols.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Allan Little and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Allan Little
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Lowering the Flag

In 1947 the British ruled over more than a billion people around the world -within two decades the empire was all butgone. A new six-part series tells the story behind the symbolic handover ceremonies when Britain gave up her imperial possessions.
Broadcaster and politician Trevor Phillips , who grew up in Guyana, one of Britain's former colonies, draws on his own background as he investigates the stories behind these flag lowering ceremonies. Producer Miles Warde Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Trevor Phillips
Producer: Miles Warde

: Emotional Rollercoaster

5: Jealousy. The stab in the heart, the twist in the gut -Claudia Hammond meets the green-eyed monster that can destroy lives. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Book of the Week: The Frozen WaterTrade

Neil Pearson reads Gavin Weightman 's extraordinary new book aboutthe 19th-century trade in natural ice, "harvested" from the frozen lakes of New England and shipped across oceans to cool the brows of colonial communities throughout the world. Abridged by Morag Lyall. Part 1. Producer David Jackson Young Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Neil Pearson
Unknown: Gavin Weightman
Abridged By: Morag Lyall.
Producer: David Jackson

: Daily Service

Presented bythe Rev Peter Whittaker. Happy Are They (Binchester). Luke 6, w20-26. Beautyfor
Brokenness (Kendrick). Rocks in Pastures Green (Bach). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Sheila McLennon.
10.45 Mothers, Daughters and Chicken SOUP Part 1 Of this week's drama. Drama repeated 7.45pm


Presented By: Sheila McLennon.

: Test Match Special: England v India

Commentary from Trent Bridge on the final day of the Second Test. Including at:
115 Your Questions Answered The commentators tackle some of your letters and e-mails.
Write to: [address removed]. E-MAILS: tms@bbc.co.uk
For details see Saturday *Approximate time

: Inventors Imperfect

Adam Hart-Davis begins afour-part series about flawed genius.1: The Enchantress of Numbers.The daughter of Byron, Ada Lovelace was the first person to foresee a future in which machines could think Hart-Davis investigates her controversial reputation as the world's first computer programmer. The reader is Kim HickS. Producer Mary Ward Lowery


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Unknown: Ada Lovelace
Unknown: Kim Hicks.
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: Watcher in the Rye

By Steve Cochrane and Sue Morris. A cautionary comedy set in the Peak District. Justin is a clever little boy who's determined to grow up to be a great Northern writer. The only trouble is his parents. They're far too normal and happy. And, as everyone knows, to be a great writer you have to come from a broken home. So he sets about splitting them up, and all of a sudden his father starts looking like he's having an affair.... Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Steve Cochrane
Unknown: Sue Morris.
Producer: Graham Frost

: 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 Bajoria Rptd Saturday llpm


Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7 pm

: Afternoon Play: Love in the Afternoon

Peter Tinniswood has penned the second ofthis series of six plays on love. TheAirRaid: In a town on the south coast of England towards the end of 1940, Joyce's love flourishes. It is a most unusual love and is arcomDanied by the sound of air-raid sirens. Director Enyd Williams


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Director: Enyd Williams
Sidonie: Joanna David
Joyce: Helen Longworth
Hedley: Steve Hodson
Mrs Umfarge: Jillie Meers

: Inside Money

Repeated from Saturday 12.04pm

: Comic Fringes

A week of short stories from the Pleasance Cabaret Bar in Edinburgh, performed as part of this year's Festival Fringe. 1: Melon's, 69p by Lori Don. A young woman decides to take direct action against that ubiquitous high-street phenomenon -the rogue apostrophe. Read byGayanne Potter. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Lori Don.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: In Father's Footsteps

A week of programmes about daughters who have followed the same career as theirfathers. 1: Forthe Love of Music. Airto Moreira is widely hailed as one of the world's greatest percussionists. Growing up in his shadow has been hard for his daughter Diana Booker. But she inherited his passion for music and eventually formed her own band. Producer Shreepali Patel


Music: Airto Moreira
Unknown: Diana Booker.
Producer: Shreepali Patel

: The Food Programme

Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place offaith in today's complex world. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons isjoined in Bradford this week by Jenny Eclair , Gyles Brandreth , Chris Neill and Clement Freud. Producer Claire Jones Rptd Sunday 12.04pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this series is available on five volumes of audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Chris Neill
Unknown: Clement Freud.
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Susan digs deep. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

With Rosie Goldsmith , Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Erin Riley

: Mothers, Daughters and Chicken Soup

By Colin Shindler. The story of four generations of women in a London Jewish family, told against a background of historical events and the importance of a recipe for chicken soup. 1: Sarah. Sarah and Isaac Weinberg flee from the pogroms in Russia and attempt to make ends meet in First World War London.
Director Peter Leslie Wild Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Colin Shindler.
Unknown: Isaac Weinberg
Director: Peter Leslie
Leah: Miriam Karlin
Alison: Amy Shindler
Sarah: Deborah Berlin
Young Rachel: Deborah Berlin
Isaac: Daniel Arden
Simon: Daniel Arden
Judah: Ben Crowe
Morris: Ben Crowe
Josh: Ben Crowe
Thug: Ian Brooker
Laurence: Ian Brooker
Bank manager: Ian Brooker
Young Leah: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Harry: Jonathan Tafler
Rachel: Michelle Newell

: Training the Vets

Veterinary science is changing fast. In the first of two programmes, Graham Easton talks to veterinary students at Liverpool University about the highs and lows of being a young vet. Producer Julia Durbin


Talks: Graham Easton
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Crossing Continents

Spain. The Spanish Prime Minister says that a scheme to divert part of the Ebro River in the north east to irrigate the parched south will make his country
"more unified, more caring and more just." But the scheme has provoked one of the greatest public displays of anti-government sentiment Spain has seen since the days of Franco's dictatorship. Julian Pettifer investigates. Producer Lucy Ash Rpt of Thursday 11am


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Lucy Ash Rpt

: Country of Our Time

Space to Breathe. Environmentalist Chris Baines presents his view of how a "joined-up" approach to managing ourcountryside can bring back Britain's declining wildlife. In the first ofthree programmes, he begins in towns, where parks and green spaces are notjust havens for biodiversity, but are also vital for our own health and happiness. Producer Brett Westwood


Unknown: Chris Baines
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Lowering the Hag

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Permanent Violet

By Ronald Frame , abridged in ten parts by Alison Joseph. 6: Portable Domesticity. "It wasn't quite real life. It was much superiorto that. Read by Eileen McCallum. ProducerGaynorMacfarlane


Unknown: Ronald Frame
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Read By: Eileen McCallum.

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am

: A Sense of Place

A series of documentaries capturing some of the defining characteristics of people and places as heard on the BBC's local and national radio networks.6: A Good Day to Die. Producer Howard Belgard


Producer: Howard Belgard

: News

: Book of the Week: The Frozen Water

Trade Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

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