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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain.


Unknown: Dr Jonathan Romain.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Falkland Families

3: Mike Till 's ship, HMS Sheffield, was four days from home when it changed direction and joined the British Task Force. Michael Nicholson talks to Till's wife and three daughters about howtheirworld changed foreverwhen an Exocet missile destroyed his ship. Stephen Tompkinson reads Mike Till 's s letters. Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Mike Till
Talks: Michael Nicholson
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Mike Till
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Schwartz's City Sounds

3: Daisy, Daisy. Already a New York sound legend,
Tony Schwartz entered the national arena of pol itics with his ad forthe LBJ campaign in 1964. Alan Dein looks at how from then on presidents, senators and the suits of Madison Avenue would beat a path to his home in Manhattan. producer Mark Burman


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

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Let All the World in Every Corner Sing (Luckington). Matthew 13, w31-33. The Song ofthe Tree of Life (Vaughan
Williams). Lord, the Light of Your Love (Shine, Jesus, Shine). With the choir of Bury Girls Grammar School. Director of music Dorothy Stoddard.


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.

: Book of the Week: Dispatches

By Michael Herr. A classic personal memoir of the Vietnam War based on the author's reports for Esquire magazine. Read by David Soul. Abridged in five parts and produced by Jane Marshall.
1: Breathing In. "It was late '67 now, even the most detailed maps didn't reveal much any more; reading them was like trying to read the faces of the Vietnamese and that was like trying to read the wind. Repeated at 12.30am
The first rock 'n' roll war: page 127


Author: Michael Herr
Reader: David Soul
Abridged by/Producer: Jane Marshall.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.451 Don't Know How She Does It
Part 6 ofthis week's drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: The Three Voyages of Captain Cook

3- This Melancholy Affair. After the astounding success of his first two voyages, few imagined that Captain James Cook would go to sea again. In this final programme, DrNigel Rigby ofthe National Maritime Museum learns that Cook, already 48, wanted to find the fabled North West Passage between America and Asia, probably motivated by the prize of £20,000. He died in the attempt, killed On Hawaii in 1779. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Captain James Cook
Producer: Mark Smalley

: The Cry of the Owl

By Patricia Highsmith. Adapted byShaun McKenna. 3: As each day passes and Greg is still missing,
Lippenholtz is finding Robert's story-that he pulled Gregoutofthe river after their fight - harderto believe.
Music composed and performed by David Chilton Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith.
Unknown: David Chilton
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Robert: John Sharian
Greg: Adrian Lester
Jenny: Joanne McQuinn
Nickie: Briony Glassco
Det Lippennoltz: Peter Marinker
Ralph: Jeff Harding
Jack: Matt Rippy

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Conservative Party conference in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Brain of Britain 2002

The first round in the nationwide general-knowledge contest continues with more contestants from the Midlands and East Anglia. The chairman is
Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Arnold Bennett Stories

Elsie and the Child The first of five stories this week by the Potteries novelist Arnold Bennett. Achild's affection forthe housemaid Elsie turns the conventions and etiquette of an Edwardian household upside down. Dramatised and directed by Michael Fox.


Directed By: Michael Fox.
Bennett: Gerry Hinks
Elsie: Victoria Flnney
Eva: Alice French
Mrs Raste: Meriel Scholfteld
Dr Raste: Peter Undford
Joe: Neal Swettenham
Harriet: Romy Baskerville

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer your personal finance questions. Lines open from
1.30pm. Phone [number removed]. Producer Jessica Dunbar


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: Good Evening, Mrs Craven: the WartimeStories of Mollie Panter-Downes

1: Fin de Siècle. Sylvestra le Touzel reads the first in a series of short stories by Mollie Panter-Downes . Originally published in the New Yorker, the stories document the poignant and often traumatic experiences of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War. Producer Julian Wilkinson


Stories By: Mollie Panter-Downes
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: Darkness Visible

Writer Diane Purkiss explores the meanings that lie within fairytales.
1: A Story of Love and Fear. From ancient Mesopotamian demons to our own Peter Pan , there have always been fairy children trapped in limbo. Their stories tap into fears of childbirth and of death. Readers Alan Bennett and Dolina McLennan.
Music by John Vick
Producer Amanda Hargreaves


Unknown: Diane Purkiss
Unknown: Peter Pan
Reader: Alan Bennett
Reader: Dolina McLennan
Music By: John Vick
Producer: Amanda Hargreaves

: 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

Nigel Rees exchanges favourite quotations with Christopher Brookmyre, Louise Doughty, Miranda Hart and Chris Neill. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Christopher Brookmyre
Unknown: Louise Doughty
Unknown: Miranda Hart
Unknown: Chris Neill
Unknown: William Franklyn
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Baby Spice is in trouble. Repeated tommorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson talks to Max Hastings about his memoir Editor, which recalls the decade he spent at the helm of The Daily Telegraph. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Talks: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Max Hastings
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: I Don't Know How She Does It

Allison Pearson 's tragi-comic tale of Kate Reddy , stressed-outfund manager and mother of two. Adapted by Penny Leicester in ten parts.
6: As Kate prepares for a meeting in New York, her mind is on other things -and one in particular.
Sound design Nicholas Russell Pavier Director Di Speirs Rpt of 10.45am


Unknown: Allison Pearson
Unknown: Kate Reddy
Adapted By: Penny Leicester
Design: Nicholas Russell Pavier
Director: Di Speirs
Kate: Samantha Bond
Candy: Teresa Gallagher
Momo: Teresa Gallagher
Jack: William Hope
Emily: Imogen Hamilton-Jones
Robin: Peter Marinker
Winston: Ben Onwukwe
Debra: Carolyn Pickles

: Outsmarting Crime

4: In the last of the series key interviewees from the first three programmes debate with Home Office minister Lord Falconerwhich ofthe new initiatives are succeeding or failing in the fight against crime. Chaired by Jenny Cuffe. Producer Sheila Cook


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe.
Producer: Sheila Cook

: In the Footsteps of St Paul

In the final programme of the series,
Edward Stourton asks whether St Paul , ratherthan Jesus, is responsible for Christianity as we know ittoday. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: St Paul
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Nature

It's been 40 years since the first Atlas of the British Flora was published. Now, as its long-awaited successor hits the bookshelves, with over nine million records supplied by over 1,600 volunteer botanists, Mark Carwardine takes stock of the changes that have affected British wild plants in that period. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Mark Carwardine
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Falkland Families

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Brian Hanrahan.


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.

: Book at Bedtime: Invisible Man

By Ralph Ellison. Set in post-war America, this provocative novel charts a young man's journey from north to south, from racial ignorance to enlightenment. Read by Clarke Peters. 6: The narrator realises that he will never be a member of the educated elite, but instead he must work as a labourer in a paint factory. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Ralph Ellison.
Read By: Clarke Peters.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

A roundup ofthe day's events in session and behind the scenes in committee

: News

: Book of the Week: Dispatches

Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

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