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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: canon Noel vincent.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: anna hill.

: Today

With Edward Stourton 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 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: edward stourton
Unknown: james naughtie.
Unknown: jeevan deol.

: Taking a Stand

Fergal Keane talks to different individuals who, through conviction or circumstance, have taken a stand for what they bel ieve in. Producer Jane Beresford Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: fergal keane
Producer: jane beresford

: Hot Under the Collar

Rollnecks and polonecks are very popular at this time of year. But where does this design actually come from? In the last of the series that looks at collars and the cultures behind them,
Rosie Goldsmith investigates woollen necklines. She reveals their surprising histories and what they say about those who wear them. Producer Arlene Gregorius


Unknown: rosie goldsmith
Producer: arlene gregorius

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. God Is Working His Purpose Out (Benson). Isaiah 42, w5-9. God Has Chosen Me (Farrell, arr Thorne). 1, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Here lAm, Lord). With Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director of music James Henderson.


Unknown: stephen shipley.
Music: james henderson.

: Book of the Week: Beyond Nab End

2: A chance advertisement leads William to a London County Council night school, Miss Hesselthwaite and a world of education. For details seeyesterday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Thea's Diary
Part7. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: jenni murray.

: Nature

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: Glasgow Dreamer

A celebration of the work of Ivor Cutler to mark his 80th birthday, presented by fellow humorist and Glaswegian Arnold Brown, includes a selection of Cutler's work and interviews from the last 20 years. Sharing his enthusiasm for Britain's alternative poet laureate is John Peel. Peel, along with his former producer John Walters, introduced Cutler to the nation through their Radio 1 shows. Also lining up to give praise are comedians Harry Hill and Stewart Lee, John Hegley, radio producer Piers Plowright and Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records.


Subject: Ivor Cutler
Presenter: Arnold brown
Guest: John Peel
Guest: John Walters
Guest: Harry Hill
Guest: Stewart Lee
Guest: John Hegley
Guest: Piers Plowright
Guest: Alan McGee
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: You and Yours

With John Waite and Peter White.
Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed] LINES OPEN from 10am


Unknown: john waite
Unknown: peter white.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: nick clarke.

: The Real History of Opera

n a new four-part series, Huw Edwards discovers low some of the great operatic masterpieces reflect :he political and social circumstances of their age. 1: Don Giovanni.At the heart of Mozart's tale of murder and revenge is a simple message of divine retribution - a message not lost on the troubled world of 18th-century Vienna, where Joseph II dream of a secular morality was fading fast. Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: huw edwards
Producer: kerry chapman

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Proof of the Pudding

By David Holt. When his wife of more than 40 years dies, Stan is left to cope alone. Supported by the avuncular, on-air advice of a TV chef, Stan again finds the love he once shared with Joyce and, in the process, discovers that he too can cook up a storm if he sets his mind to it.
Director Eoin OCallaghan Producer Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: david holt.
Producer: marilyn imrie
Stan: David Bradley
Cheryl: Julia Ford
Joyce: Elizabeth Spriggs
Florrie: Tina Gray
Tony: Jason Done
Rik: David Holt

: 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

: Welsh Voices from Afar

Tales of Welsh travellers, settlers and adventurers abroad. 2: To the Other Side of Night by Rhodri Clark. Returning from Belarus, Idwal feels guilty about obtaining a wife by deception. Read by Rhodri Hugh. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny


Unknown: rhodri clark.
Read By: rhodri hugh.
Producer: geni hall-Kenny

: Saigon Stories

2: Dai Le returns home to Vietnam. After fleeing with her family in 1975 this presents one of the first opportunities for herto see some of the legacies of the Vietnam War. For details see yesterday

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests discuss the lengths retailers go to in order to make us shop till we drop. Producer Rosamund Jones


Unknown: heather payton
Producer: rosamund jones

: The Learning Curve

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


Producer: elaine walker

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: eddie mair.

: The 99p Challenge

A new series of the panel game where someone stands to leave the studio 99p richer than when they came in. Hosted by Sue Perkins and featuring Armando lannucci and Simon Pegg.
Written by Kevin Cecil , Andy Riley and Jon Holmes Producer David Tyler


Unknown: sue perkins
Unknown: armando lannucci
Unknown: simon pegg.
Written By: kevin cecil
Written By: andy riley
Written By: jon holmes
Producer: david tyler

: The Archers

Nigel can't stand the pace. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reviews the latest arts news and entertainment releases. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: mark lawson
Producer: nicki paxman

: Thea's Diary

7: A Little Miracle. Thea returns to London, where a chance meeting in the street lifts her spirits and her hopes for the future.
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, and important events at home and abroad. In tonight's programme Allan Urry investigates the black art of tax avoidance, revealing how big High Street names are adept at exploiting the regulations, saving themselves millions of pounds at the nation's expense. Producer Gregor Stewart RepeatedonSundayat5pm


Unknown: allan urry
Producer: gregor stewart

: 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

Steroids are used to treat up to 200 different medical conditions, from eczema to cancer. Graham Easton explores the pros and cons of one of modern medicine's most powerful tools. EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: graham easton
Producer: paula mcGrath

: Taking a Stand

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: robin lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: A Man of Mystery andOther Stories

By Shiva Naipaul. A collection of short stories set in 1960s Trinidad, abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. Read by Oscar James.
2: The Political Education of Clarissa Forbes (part 1) In the first of a two-part story (concludes tomorrow), Clarissa Forbes languishes on the sofa, dreaming of a more glamorous life-like the one portrayed in her beloved English magazine.


Unknown: shiva naipaul.
Produced By: jane marshall.
Read By: oscar james.
Unknown: clarissa forbes

: The Mark Steel Lecture

Another chance to hear some of the comedian's lectures on the lives and works of people he admires. All of his subjects were capable of fierce passions and all had ideas and enthusiasms that shaped theirgeneration.
1: Ludwig van Beethoven. Why did the composer's regard for Napoleon, based on their mutual admiration for individuality, go from dedicating works and signing "Luigi" on his scores to Bonaparte, to tearing them up in a rage? With the help of Martin Hyder and Mel Hudson. Producer Lucy Armitage


Unknown: ludwig van Beethoven.
Unknown: martin hyder
Unknown: mel hudson.
Producer: lucy armitage

: News

: Book of the Week: Beyond Nab End

Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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