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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ron Ferguson.


Unknown: Ron Ferguson.

: FarmingToday

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Lavinia Byrne.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.

: Falkland Families

The Governor's Story. "I was sent many white feathers after that night. My brother-in-law said I should have fought until the last man." Sir Rex Hunt and his family share their dramatic account of the Falkland Island invasion 20 years ago, with Michael Nicholson. Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Sir Rex Hunt
Unknown: Michael Nicholson.
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Schwartz's City Sounds

Inside an anonymous New York Brownstone lies a unique sound archive, the results of one man's obsession with the sounds and stories of his city. Presidents, taxi drivers and newly arrived immigrants from Puerto Rico all jostle for space inside the home of recording legend Tony Schwartz. He reveals his sound treasures to Alan Dein in the first of this new five-part series. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Tony Schwartz.
Unknown: Alan Dein
Producer: Mark Burman

: Book of the Week: A Very EnglishDeceit

By Malcolm Balen. Robert Glenister reads the story of the South Sea Bubble, the great financial scandal which upset 18th-century England and France. Part 1. Abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Malcolm Balen.
Unknown: Robert Glenister
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: Daily Service

From Wellington Church, Glasgow, led by the Rev Johnston McKay with the Choir of St Mary's
Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow. Director of music Fridrik Walker. Organist John Gormley.


Unknown: Rev Johnston McKay
Organist: Fridrik Walker.
Organist: John Gormley.

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 The Frederica Quartet: A Whistling Woman Partllofthe Woman's Hour drama. Drama rptd 7.45pm

: The Three Voyages of Captain Cook: 1: Further Than Any Other Man

If we learnt about Captain James Cook at school, it was as a peerless explorer and surveyor. In the first of three programmes that reassess this complex man,
Dr Nigel Rigby of the National Maritime Museum examines the achievements of Cook's first voyage of 1768-71, in which he literally put New Zealand and eastern Australia on the map.


Presenter: Dr Nigel Rigby
Producer: Mark Smalley

: The Cry of the Owl

By Patricia Highsmith. Adapted by Shaun McKenna. 1: Robert Forester has moved to Langley, Pennsylvania. He has escaped his oppressive wife and has no need to see a psychiatrist again. So why is he outside
JennvTheirolf's house, watching her every move?
Music composed and performed by David Chitton Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith.
Adapted By: Shaun McKenna.
Adapted By: Robert Forester
Unknown: David Chitton
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Robert: John Sharian
Greg: Adrian Lester
Jenny: Joanne McQuinn
Nickie: Briony Glassco
Jack: Matt Rippy
Susie: Laurel Lefkow

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke , from the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Brain of Britain 2002

The first round in the nationwide general knowledge contest continues with a second set of contestants from the Home Counties. The chairman is
Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated Saturday llpm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Chasing the Rainbow: Jeevan Sathi, Life Partner

By Ashok Patel. The second of three plays developed through BBC Radio Drama's Chasing The Rainbow initiative, which sets out to find new black and Asian playwrights from the Midlands region. It is not long since Meena's mother died and her father, Vinod, is beginning to put their lives back together. But that is before Uncle Nathu finds out Meena's secret.


Writer: Ashok Patel.
Director: Vanessa Whitburn
Meena: Rina Mahoney
Lucy: Alexandra Ulley
Nathu: Saeed Jaffrey
Vinod: Kaleem Janjua
Jyoti: Vayu Naldu
Madhu: Vayu Naldu
Ash: Lyndam Gregory
Doctor: Lyndam Gregory
Ethel: Joyce Gibbs
Joe: Jeffery Dench
Girl: Amanda Leigh Owen
Love Mates: Amanda Leigh Owen

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests areonhandto answer your personal finance questions. Lines open from
1.30pm. Phone [number removed]. Producer Jessica Dunbar


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: Mediterranean Stories

Five stories for the end of summer from countries around the Mediterranean. Today's story begins in Sicily. 1: The Long Crossing By Leonardo Sciascia. Read by Mia Soteriou. Producer Chris Wallis


Unknown: Leonardo Sciascia.
Read By: Mia Soteriou.
Producer: Chris Wallis

: Law in Order

Deborah Bull investigates the origins of current laws and practices. 1: The Birth of Negligence. In 1348 a ferryman from Hull was taken to court for drowning a mare belonging to a passenger on his craft. This case laid the ground rules for the concept of negligence. How can negligent crimes be stopped before they happen and who should ultimately receive responsibility? Producer Neil George


Unknown: Deborah Bull
Producer: Neil George

: 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.

: Quote.... Unquote

The guests joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes this week are Charlie Lee Potter, John Mortimer , Valerie Grove and Christopher Matthew. The reader is William Franklyn. ProducerCarol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Charlie Lee
Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Christopher Matthew.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Archers

Tony's feeling angry. Rptdtommorrow2pm

: Front ROW

With Mark Lawson. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: The Frederica Quartet: A Whistling Woman

By AS Byatt. Dramatised by John Harvey in 15 parts. 11: While Frederica and John continue their relationship in London, Jacqueline and Luk embark on a new relationship in North Yorkshire.
Director Jeremy Mortimer Repeat of 10.45am


Dramatised By: John Harvey
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Older Frederica: Rosemary Leach
Frederica: Indira Varma
Luk: Janek Lesnlak
Jacqueline: Alison Pettltt
John: Richard Coyle
Leo: Leagh Conwell
Bill: Geoffrey Whitehead
Winifred: Barbara Flynn
Daniel: Shaun Dooley
Ruth: Jasmine Hyde
Gideon: Stephen Critchlow
Mary: Bethany Hague
William: Philip Cross
Josh: Ben Thomas
Hogkiss: Gerard McDermott
Marcus: Carl Prekopp
Eichebaum: Peter Marinker
Surtees: Ben Onwukwe
Tewfell: Peter Damey
Wijnnobel: Ian Masters

: Outsmarting Crime

2: In Skelmersdale, Lancashire, 200 police officers carry out a major drugs raid, arresting 24 suspects.
It's the result of nine months of detective work based on a new model of "intelligence-led" policing. But will this approach do more to solve crime than putting more bobbies on the beat? Jenny Cuffe reports. Producer Smita Patel


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Smita Patel

: In the Footsteps of St Paul

Edward Stourton visits the ancient city of Corinth, near Athens. Paul's time in the city inspired some of his most beautiful but also most controversial writings on sex, love and the role of women in the church. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Nature

Galapagos. An ex-Galapagos guide describes the impact tourism and introduced species have had on the wildlife of these paradise islands, and explains what future island wildlife will have around the world. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated tomorrow 11am

: Falklands Families


: Book at Bedtime: Odd Girl Out

Claire Skinner continues Elizabeth Jane Howard 's classic depiction of a web entangling a contented couple and the beautiful, rootless Arabella. Abridged by Doreen Estall. Part6. Producer Sarah Johnson


Unknown: Claire Skinner
Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Sarah Johnson

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am

: A Sense of Place

A series of documentaries capturing some of the definingcharacteristics of people and places heard on the BBC's local and national radio networks. 24-Hour Leicester. Sundaytrading, all-night supermarkets, 24-hour banking - the nature of daily life in Leicestershire and Rutland has changed beyond recognition in just ten years. Producer johoiiis

: News

: Book of the Week: A Very EnglishDeceit

Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

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