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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Ephraim Borowski.


Unknown: Ephraim Borowski.

: FarmingToday

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

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


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the Week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: Duende - a Journey in Search of Flamenco

By Jason Webster. Tom Goodman-Hill reads a fivepartabridgementbyAlisonJoseph
1: An aspiring guitar player goes to Spain in search of adventure love and duende, the highly charged emotional and spiritual state created by flamenco. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Jason Webster.
Unknown: Tom Goodman-Hill
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane

: Daily Service

Presented by Dr Pauline Webb. Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (Margaret). Luke 9, w57-*2. Will You Come and Follow Me (Kelvingrove). Prayer of St Patrick (Rutter). Chamber Choir of St Aidan's CE High School, Harrogate. Director of music Cathy Roberts. Producer Stephen Shipley


Presented By: Dr Pauline Webb.
Music: Cathy Roberts.
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray talks to Sophie Dahl about her first book, The Man with the Dancing Eyes. The author reads her work on R4 on Friday at 3.30pm.

10.45 Unspoken
Part 1 of this week's Woman's Hour drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Sophie Dahl

: MappingtheTown

Archaeologist Julian Richards begins a new series of the programme exploring the evolution of British towns and cities. 1: Swansea. Once the world's s largest exporter of copper, Swansea also wanted to attract tourists. Why, despite its vast economic power, was Swansea always a poor second to Cardiff? Producer Nichola West


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: Nichola West

: Full Circle

A series of o two-handers by Lynne Truss which humorously explores the premise that not only are there two sides to every story but that there are differing sides to every personality. Each week a characterfrom the previous episode is revisited to discover more aboutthem.
6: Friends. Starring Phyllis Logan and Claire Skinner.
In the final programme events come full circle and return to Annabel and Brigid. The latter has found herself a personal trainer and a chance to work in America, while Annabel has her own life-changing secret. Will they be able to let one another go and will theirfriendship survive?
Music by Rex Brough Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Phyllis Logan
Unknown: Claire Skinner.
Music By: Rex Brough
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Tim Franks.

: Round Britain Quiz

Fred Housego and Marcel Berlins of the South of England take on Brian Feeney and Polly Devlin for
Northern Ireland. Nick Clarke is in the chair. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Unknown: Brian Feeney
Unknown: Polly Devlin
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Face Value

By Linda Cracknell. Tom and Graeme are the City
Square Care Team. Theytidy up litter and people.
But Graeme is distracted by a new project: a lady who watches their matchmakmggames from a window above the square.
Director Lu Kemp


Unknown: Linda Cracknell.
Director: Lu Kemp
Tom: Finlay Welsh
Graeme: Richard Callan
Margaret: Gayanne Potter
Audrey: Eileen McCallum
Norman: Billy Riddoch
Skateboarders: Tommy Mullins
Skateboarders: Stuart Wilkinson

: Money Box Live

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


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: Stories by Angela Huth

First of four stories read by Maggie Steed and abridged by Doreen Estall.
1: Dressing Up. Eccentric grandmother Prunella, ex-dancer and singler, is deemed irresponsible by her daughter and access to her grandchildren is threatened. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Read By: Maggie Steed
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Reference Library

A series that looks at valued works of reference.
1: Jane's Fighting Ships. Simon Fanshawe looks at the hefty tome that can be found on the bridge of every Royal Navy vessel. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Producer: Mark Smalley

: The Food Programme

Desert Food. Sheila Dillon takes a look at the food of the Bedouin tribes of Arabia and how theirfood reflects their lifestyle. Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place offaith in today's complex world. Producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Liz Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons hosts the show this week from Bristol and is joined by Clement Freud , Graham Norton , Pam Ayres and Tony Hawks. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this series is available on five volumes of audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Pam Ayres
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Tempers begin to fray. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock visits Tate Modern 's exhibition of the works of Max Beckmann , one of Germany's leading 20th-century artists, whose canvases reveal a claustrophobic world of debauchery and fear in interwar Berlin. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Tate Modern
Unknown: Max Beckmann
Producer: Martin Smith

: Unspoken

ByTrish Cooke. A warm-hearted five-part series exploring the experiences of the generation after
Windrush through the eyes of a West Indian woman from the 1960s to the present day.
1: As Rosalyn's son leaves for university she is left alone for the firsttime in her life. Now 50 years old, she finds some old diaries from 1961 when, aged ten, she made the journey from Dominica to Britain.
Music source Ansell Broderick Producer Pauline Harris Rptofl0.45am


Unknown: Ansell Broderick
Producer: Pauline Harris
Rosalyn: Ellen Thomas
Benjamin: Raymond Dow
Alan: Raymond Dow
Young Rosalyn: Nisha Da Costa
Young Millie: Paige Louise Philips
Grannie: Llewella Gideon
Mum: Llewella Gideon
Teenage Clare: Llewella Gideon
Clare: Llewella Gideon
Millie: Llewella Gideon
Dad/Neville/Stuart: Victor Romero Evans
Ma Burton: Marva Buchanan

: It's My Story: Accepting Jack

Three families describe the struggle they underwent in coming to terms with the birth of a child with a severe learning disability. When she was 24,
Jaime Skollickgave birth to a boy with Down's syndrome. Her husband, Kevin, says, "It never entered our heads as a possibility. At first, I was so shocked and angry that this had happened to us." Producers Kim Normanton and Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Jaime Skollickgave
Producers: Kim Normanton
Producers: Nigel Acheson

: British Manufacturing and My Partin Its Downfall

Remembertea breaks? Rememberwhen you went to work to have a rest? John Fortune presents the first in a four-part series looking at the way work used to be, beginning with the factory floor.
Bernard Ingham , Bill Morris , and Corelli Barnett recall the institutionalised skiving, and wonder what we've lost. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: John Fortune
Unknown: Bernard Ingham
Unknown: Bill Morris
Unknown: Corelli Barnett
Producer: Miles Warde

: Nature

6: National Parks. The Cairngorm mountains cover some of the wildest and most beautiful lands in Scotland. In March, the area will become the UK's largest national park, yet its boundaries and planning powers have been fraught with controversy. Mark Carwardine investigates these complaints and asks what purpose these national parks fulfil. Producer Joanne Stevens Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Mark Carwardine
Producer: Joanne Stevens

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: When the Emperor Was Divine

By Julie Otsuka , abridged in five parts by Richard Hamilton. This compassionate and powerful novella follows the members of single family of Japanese Americans who find themselves interned in their own country. 1: A mother receives her evacuation orders. Read by Teresa Gallagher. producer Di Speirs


Unknown: Julie Otsuka
Unknown: Richard Hamilton.
Read By: Teresa Gallagher.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Duende - a Journey

in Search of Flamenco Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

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