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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 Martha Kearney and Allan Little.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With DrMonaSiddiqui.


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Allan Little.

: Devout Sceptics

Bel Mooney and her guest, Ben Okri , author of The
Famished Road, explore the territory between belief and unbelief. ProducerMalcolmLove Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Ben Okri

: Reference Library

3: Gray's Anatomy. Medical students have been studying this weighty volume for generations past.
As the 39th edition is being prepared for publication in 2004, Simon Fanshawe finds out how much it has changed over the years and how it still retains something of the first editor, Charles Gray , who launched it in the 1850s. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Editor: Charles Gray
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rt Rev Peter Firth. Give Thanks, with a Grateful Heart (Give Thanks). Luke 12, wl3-21. AmorJesu Dulcissime (Nanino). Take My Life, and Let It Be (Emma). With the Paul Leddington Wright Singers. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Peter Firth.
Singers: Paul Leddington Wright
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: The Frozen WaterTrade

By Gavin Weightman. 2: "He who gives back at the first repulse....is not, andneverwillbe, a hero in love, war or business. "So wrote the Boston Ice King, Frederic Tudor. But by the summer of 1814, Tudor had been arrested three times for debt, jailed twice and the frozen water trade was in serious trouble. For details see yesterday Repeatd at 12.30am


Unknown: Gavin Weightman.
Unknown: Frederic Tudor.

: Woman's Hour

With Sheila McLennon.
10.45 Mothers, Daughters and Chicken Soup Part 2 Of this week's drama. Drama repeated 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McLennon.

: Island of Twenty Thousand Saints

Last year Libby and David Barnden were selected from hundreds of applicants to farm the remote Welsh island of Bardsey. They were committing themselves to life without running water, electricity ortelephone, and facing the very real possibility of being stranded for weeks at a time. In the first of two programmes, Sian Pari Huws documents the eventful early months as the castaways move themselves across to their new home. Producer Jeremy Grange


Unknown: David Barnden
Unknown: Sian Pari Huws
Producer: Jeremy Grange

: Laughing All the Way to the Ballot Box

The second half of John Sergeant's rummagings through the archives of political comedy.
Mrs Thatch and a Dead Parrot. During the 1980s it was gloves off in the battle between satirists and authority. Rory Bremner reveals why he got into satire and John Sergeant looks at the work of Chris Morris and beyond. ProducerGrahamFrost


Unknown: Mrs Thatch
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: John Sergeant

: 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.

: Marching to the Beat

Army bands have a history that dates back hundreds of years and the Ministry of Defence is still Britain's largest employer of musicians. These skilled instrumentalists are involved in some ofthe country's great ceremonial events but they are also fully trained soldiers with a key wartime role. In a year which has seen military bandsmen and women take centre stage in the Jubilee, Petroc Trelawny meets new recruits and veterans of many a Trooping the Colour. And just how do you play the euphonium while On horseback? Producer Rachel Hopkin


Producer: Rachel Hopkin

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Pongo, Sadfish, Blackie and Sid

By Debbie Oates. In front of a bubbling fishtank one summer, six-year-old Sammy tells Steph a secret: his plan to escape down the Manchester Ship Canal. But first he must turn into a fish, so together they prepare for Sammy's transformation.
With original music by Olly Fox Director Nadia Molinari


Unknown: Debbie Oates.
Music By: Olly Fox
Sammy: Alexander Slater
Steph: Rachel Gunn
Hodge: Russell Dixon
Carrie: Joanne Knowtes
Rob: Glenn Cunningham
Jamie: Matthew Frazer

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel presents the programme in which listeners follow up their environ mental concerns.
Producer Nick Patrick Write to: [address removed] E-MAIL: home.planet@bbc.co.uk PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick Write

: Comic Fringes

2: Prune Surprise. Irish writer and comedian
Ian Macpherson performs his own short story about an Irish writer and comedian plagued by his three maiden aunts. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Ian MacPherson

: In Father's Footsteps

2: The Pleasure Cookers. Andrew Canning 's love of food was fed to him by his mother and he passed it on to his daughter, Sarah. Memories of growing up in herfather's kitchen sealed herfate to follow in her father's footsteps. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Andrew Canning

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and workplace issues. Producers Rozina Breen and Rosamund Jones


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

: A Good Read

Rosie Boycott is joined by film-maker Mike Hodges and the artist Lady Deborah MacMillan to discuss theirfavourite paperbacks. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated Sunday llpm


Unknown: Rosie Boycott
Unknown: Mike Hodges
Artist: Lady Deborah MacMillan
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: PM

With Eddie Mai rand Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Eddie Mai
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

Meet Giles Wemmbley Hogg , upper middle-class investigator of cultural diversity. 5: This week Giles goes off to ... Moscow. Written and conceived by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby with additional material by Graeme Garden.
Producer David Tyler


Unknown: Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Jeremy Salsby
Unknown: Graeme Garden.
Producer: David Tyler
Giles: Marcus Brigstocke
Ivan: Jack Klaff
Mrs Buntstick: Amanda Walker
Customs officer: Morgan Jones
Waitress: Flip Webster
Maria: Flamlnla Cinque
The boules man: Toby Sedgwick
Vatroslav: Red Lazar

: The Archers

Kathy gets a ticking off. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson talks to cult author Lemony Snicket about his dark tales for children. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Talks: Mark Lawson

: Mothers, Daughters and Chicken Soup

2: Sarah and Leah. The 1930s. As Sarah's daughter, Leah, reaches her late teens, she becomes inspired by a young Zionist and longs to follow him to Palestine. Fordetailsseeyesterday Repeatofl0.45am

: Asian Diasporas

A three-part series analysing the changing loyalties and identities of overseas Asians worldwide. Asian communities have become key wealth generators around the globe. From the Koreans in Los Angeles to the dynamic Malaysian Chinese entrepreneurs,
JaitinderVerma finds out how business has thrived in spite Of ethnic tensions. Producer Allison Puranik Rptd Sun 5pm


Producer: Allison Puranik

: in Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people.
Producer Ian Macrae PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: intouch@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Ian MacRae

: Case Notes

Seizures. Epilepsy is perhaps the best known cause but there are many others - one in 20 of us suffer a seizure. With Graham Easton. Producer Paula McGrath E-MAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk Repeated Wednesday 4.30pm


Unknown: Graham Easton.
Producer: Paula McGrath

: Devout Sceptics

Repeated from 9.00am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Permanent Violet

7: A Wrong Turning. "Existence seems to be running for the margin." Fordetailsseeyesterday

: All the Young Dudes: 6: Waterloo Sunset

The conclusion of Jim Sweeney's comedy drama.
It's the end of the line for Patrick, but Joe and Maria might, just might, have some good news for everyone.


Writer: Jim Sweeney
Producer: Steve Doherty
Patrick: Jim Sweeney
Helen: Cathryn Harrison
Billy: Steve Steen
Moira: Sadie Shimmin
Joe: Stephen Frost
Maria: Flaminia Cinque
Mrs Fleming: Jenny Lee

: A Sense of Place

7: The Map. Eight hundred yards of suburb through the eyes of eight year olds. The children of Our
Lady's Bishop Eton Primary School in Childwall, Liverpool, discuss a map of their local area.
Presented byRoger Philips. Producer Pauline McAdam


Producer: Pauline McAdam

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Frozen Water
Trade Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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