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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Reverend George Loane.


Unknown: George Loane.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock.


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Midweek

LibbyPurves and guests engage in lively and diverse conversation. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm

: Book of the Week: The Last Journey of William Huskisson

By Simon Garfield. 3: The Rainhill trials. The whole of Liverpool turns out- if only in hope of an explosion. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Simon Garfield.

: Daily Service

Presented by Dr Lavinia Byrne. All Praise to Thee
(Engelberg). Matthew 9, w9-13.ATouching Place (Dream Angus). When God Almighty Came to Earth (0 WalyWaly). Director of music Richard Tanner.


Presented By: Dr Lavinia Byrne.
Music: Richard Tanner.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Game of Love in Momington Crescent Part 3 Of this week's drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: India Calling.... How May I Help You?

India is fast becoming the call-centre capital of the world. And many of its clients are UK-based, impressed notjust by the relative cheapness of Indian workers, but also by their flexibility and motivation. Another chance to hear Clare Jenkins 's report on the grooming of Indian call-centre workers, and their initiation into the mysteries of British culture: Posh and Becks, Robbie Williams ,
EastEnders, fish and chips, and the importance of the weather as a conversational gambit. Producer Clare Jenkins


Unknown: Clare Jenkins
Unknown: Robbie Williams
Producer: Clare Jenkins

: A Whole 'Nother Story

The tale of Cassie and Pete, who'd be a great couple, if they weren't too busy being friends.
ByAmanda Murphy. 2: Cassie, Simon, Pete and Jenny are now acting like a happy foursome. Or so Pete hopes. There's a surprise visitor on the way, and a romantic meal, which doesn't end up quite as Cassie hoped. Butthen that's a whole 'nother story.
Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Byamanda Murphy.
Producer: Graham Frost
Cassie: Debra Stephenson
Pete: Dave Lamb
Dad: Mike Grady
Mother: Briglt Forsyth
Jenny: Mika Simmons
Simon: Shaun Dooley
pj: Brandon Burns

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Who Goes There?

Martin Young chairs another round of the biographical quiz show. With team captains Francis Wheen and Fred Housego and guests novelist Lynne Truss and biographer Anthony Holden. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Martin Young
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Lynne Truss
Unknown: Anthony Holden.
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Typist Who Flew to Australia

Just over 70 years ago, an intrepid young woman from Hull set off for Australia in a tiny biplane. Amy Johnson became a national heroine and was never far from the front pages of newspapers and magazines. But what made this apparently ordinary woman want to fly in the first place? Helen Cross's play looks at the years leading up to her flight and glances forward to her mysterious death in 1941.


Writer: Helen Cross
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Amy: Cathryn Bradshaw
Mr Johnson: Rob Swinton
Mrs Johnson: Gillian Goodman
Molly/Unity: Alex Kelly
Hans/Peter: Andrew Wincott
Davidson/First stranger: Ian Brooker
Police Inspector/Second stranger: Robert Lister

: Gardeners' Question Time

Matthew Biggs , John Cushnie and Roy Lancaster answer questions posed by members of the Ilkley
Gardeners' Association. The chairman is Eric Robson.


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Tales from a Near Continent

3: Elenitsa's Marble Pillowby Lucretia Stewart.
As tourists from every country in Europe descend on her Greek island, Eleni dreams of love. For details see Monday


Unknown: Pillowby Lucretia Stewart.

: The End of the Line?

3: Roger McGough takes the Manchester Metro for an architectural voyage from Piccadilly to Salford Quays. For details see Monday


Unknown: Roger McGough

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylortalks to author and academic Paul Gi Iroy about h is book There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack. They discuss how attitudes towards race in the UKhave-and haven't-changed since the book's publication in 1987. Producer Jacqueline Smith


Unknown: Laurie Taylortalks
Unknown: Paul Gi Iroy
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: All in the Mind

Dr Raj Persaud investigates the horrors of the panic attack, with the help of novelist Wendy Perriam , herself a sufferer.
Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Unknown: Wendy Perriam
Producer: Marya Burgess

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Our Brave Boys

The first of five new episodes of Christopher Lee 's up-to-the-minute comedy drama set in the Ministry of Defence, where officers from each of the armed services find themselves uncomfortably under the command of civil servant Zelda. Fiona Shaw returns as the high-flying Zelda, struggling to stay one jump ahead of her brave boys.
1: Thickly Buttered Toast. We discover the connection between a proposed new bank holiday, George's mother-in-law and the father-in-law of Moses.
Director Pete Atkin Producer Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Director: Pete Atkin
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Zelda: Fiona Shaw
Col George: Martin Jarvis
Wing Cdr Bryan: Christopher Neame
Cdr Bill: Christopher Godwin
Chief Petty Officer Grieves: Peter Capaldi

: The Archers

Debbie looks to the future. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock presents the arts programme. Producer Helen Thomas


Producer: Helen Thomas

: The Game of Love in Mornington Crescent

By Olwen Wymark. 3: Jess. A women unburdens her heart to her sleeping, unfaithful husband, trying to decide what to do when love has gone. Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10 45am


Unknown: Olwen Wymark.
Jess: Becky Hindley
George: Toby Dantzic

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Michael Gove and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Michael Gove
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Producer: David Coomes

: Hoggart's Week

Simon Hoggart presents a behind-the-scenes review of the week's political events. Producer Martin Rosenbaum


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: Connect

On the Shelf. Food preservation is the oldest technology known to man. It has improved the diet of sailors and allowed explorers to discover new lands. But today's food scientists are struggling to update the traditional methods in a bid to offer the consumer the seemingly impossible - a long shelf life for natural, fresh products. Quentin Cooper asks whether our changing tastes can ever be satisfied and whether they may put us on course for an increase in food poisoning.
EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk Producer AlisonAyres
Tastes good, but where's it been?: page 36


Unknown: Quentin Cooper

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Disappointment

Five Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read by Ewan McGregor. 3: The Beauty. A meditation on the nature and effect Of physical beauty. For details see Monday


Stories By: Anton Chekhov.
Read By: Ewan McGregor.

: The Heard

A new four-part series celebrating performance poetry and the spoken word. The show is hosted by John Hegley and features rising stars of the vibrant performance poetry scene, with regular guest John Cooper Clarke. Producer Nigel Piper


Unknown: John Hegley
Unknown: John Cooper Clarke.
Producer: Nigel Piper

: News

: Book of the Week: The Last Journey of William Huskisson

Part3. Repeated from 9.45am

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