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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Jeevan Deol.
8.32 L W only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Jeevan Deol.

: Taking a Stand

Fergal Keane talks to individuals who, whether through conviction or circumstance, have taken a stand forthe ideas they believe in. Producer Jane Beresford Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: Fergal Keane
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Hot Under the Collar

From the traditional Suzy Wong-type stand-up collar to the one on the Maojacket, the Chinese collar and neckline could either be plain or richly decorated. In the fourth of the series looking at collars and the cultures behind them, Rosie Goldsmith finds out how the designs evolved and what they reveal about Chinese society.
Producer Arlene Gregorius


Unknown: Suzy Wong-Type
Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Arlene Gregorius

: Book of the Week: The Last Diaries

2: Further despatches from the late Alan Clark. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Alan Clark.

: Daily Service

Presented by Clair Jaquiss. Thy Kingdom Come (St Cecilia). Jeremiah 1, w4-10. Inspired by Love and Anger (Salley Gardens). Go Forth and Tell (GoForth). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Clair Jaquiss.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Thea's Diary Part 2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: Radio Anarchists

In his look at comedians who pioneered the use of radio as a medium for subversive, spontaneous comedy, Ned Sherrin examines the career of Coyle and Sharpe. Wandering the streets with a concealed microphone for a San Francisco radio station in the early 1960s, Mal Sharpe and Jim Coyle revealed the ability of radio to spread confusion, puncture civic pomposity, and expose public ignorance-as well as to entertain in a way which had hardly been attempted before. Their style went a long way towards shaping the edgy, unpredictable presentation techniques of more recent figures like Sam Kinison and Howard Stern. Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Mal Sharpe
Unknown: Jim Coyle
Unknown: Sam Kinison
Unknown: Howard Stern.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: 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.

: Clappers: a History of Applause

What is the etiquette when it comes to applauding at concerts? Mozart approved when a Paris audience clapped while his music was in progress. In Indian classical music and in flamenco, expressing approval during the music - at the right moment - is fine. And at pop concerts, anythinggoes. Pianist and broadcaster David Owen Norris examines how styles and traditions of applause have developed down the centuries and in different cultures, and speculates on the future of showing appreciation. Producer Andrew Green
Mind and body: page 30


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Producer: Andrew Green

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Piano Player

Afirst play for radio by the novelist William Bedford.
Set in the 1950s, a pianist's marathon performance in a seaside town provides the evocative soundtrack for a tale of young love and first heartache.
Piano played by Mia Soteriou Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: William Bedford.
Played By: Mia Soteriou
Played By: Ned Chaillet
Daniel: Karl Johnson
Young Daniel: Christopher Kelham
Alison: Kate Dudley
Mr Universe: Philip Jackson
Father: Paul Downing
Red Tuxedo: Stephen Critchlow
Mother: Carolyn Backhouse
DrTopliss: Martin Hyder

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel presents the programme in which listeners set the agenda with their environmental concerns. Write to: [address removed] or email: home.planet@bbc.co.uk. Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Pillow Talk In Europe and Other Places

2: Clearingthe Air. The second in a selection from Deborah Levy 's new collection of short stories. Read bySamantha Bond. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Deborah Levy

: A Brief History of the End of Everything

Presented by Brother Guy Consolmagno.
2: TheBigCrunch. Ifthe Big Bangthrew everything outwards, will gravity pull it all back in again? Egyptiar religion and some modern scientific theory hint that the universe will end in devastation. For details see yesterday


Presented By: Brother Guy Consolmagno.

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests discuss why some new technologies change our lives and others are confined to the footnotes of history. Producer Rosamund Jones


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Rosamund Jones

: The Learning Curve

LibbyPurves presents the intelligent guide to the wide world of learning.
Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at llpm

: PM

With Clare English and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: The Sunday Format

The last of this gentle satire of the Sunday colour supplements is a special African edition, with lifestyle advice, celebrity columnists and pull-out features. Starring Alexander Armstrong ,
Alice Arnold , Ewan Bailey , Rebecca Front, Tony Gardner , Simon Greenall , Emma Kennedy , Chris Langham , Alex Lowe , Martin Hyder and Tracy-Ann Oberman. Written by Simon Blackwell , Nick Revell , Dave Cohen , Ewan Bailey , Emma Kennedy , Danny Wallace , Beth Chalmers , Laurence Howarth and Tony Roche Producer Helen Williams


Unknown: Alexander Armstrong
Unknown: Alice Arnold
Unknown: Ewan Bailey
Unknown: Tony Gardner
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Emma Kennedy
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Alex Lowe
Unknown: Martin Hyder
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman.
Written By: Simon Blackwell
Written By: Nick Revell
Written By: Dave Cohen
Written By: Ewan Bailey
Written By: Emma Kennedy
Written By: Danny Wallace
Written By: Beth Chalmers
Written By: Laurence Howarth
Written By: Tony Roche
Producer: Helen Williams

: The Archers

Brian is besotted.

: Front Row

Under discussion is Steven Spielberg 's new film Catch Me if You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Leonardo Dicaprio.
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Thea's Diary

2: Goodbye to the Beautiful Dream. As war threatens, Thea awaits her permit to leave Germany, but having met Philip, leaving seems even harder. For details see yesterday Repeat of 10.45am

: File on 4

Gerry Northam reports on the major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad.
Producer Liz Bioor Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Liz Bioor

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel EMAIL: intouch@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

High blood pressure affects approximately ten million people in the UK and is the main contributory risk factor for strokes and a major factor in heart attacks. Dr Graham Easton offers advice on blood pressure treatments, from dietary changes to the latest drugs.
EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producer: Paula McGrath

: Taking a Stand

Repeat of 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Girl with a Pearl Earring

2: Griet begins to settle into her work as the maid of the Vermeer family, but there is bad news from home. For details see yesterday

: I Think I've Got a Problem

The conclusion to the story about a man who can't stop himself breaking into song. Written by Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero , and starring Suggs and Bob Monkhouse.
4: After getting ajob as a supermarket assistant, Tom finally proposes to Sadie, but before he can take her up the aisle, he must ask her father for permission. Will it all end with a song and a dance?
Director Chris Neill Producers Andrew McGibbon , Torquil MacLeod and Julian Mayers Sound design Andrew McGibbon


Written By: Andrew McGibbon
Written By: Nick Romero
Written By: Bob Monkhouse.
Director: Chris Neill
Producers: Andrew McGibbon
Producers: Torquil MacLeod
Producers: Julian Mayers
Design: Andrew McGibbon
Tom: Suggs
DrBoone: Bob Monkhouse
Sadie: Mlka Simmons
Bouche/Atticus/Mr Schlarr: Phil Cornwall
Mr Saunders/Clammy: Michael Roberts
Jake: Andrew McGibbon
Monty: Nick Romero
Melody: Emma Clarke

: News

: Book of the Week: The Last Diaries

AMPart2. Repeatof9.45am

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