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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Fidelma Meehan.


Unknown: Fidelma Meehan.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock.


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeatat9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Daily Service

Presented by Clair Jaquiss. My Faith Looks Up to Thee (Olivet). Romans 3, w21-26. Just As I Am (Chilcott). My God, How Wonderful Thou Art
( Westminster). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Clair Jaquiss.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book

of the Week: Savage Girls andWild BoysAnton Lesser reads an exploration of the history of feral children by Michael Newton , abridged by Isobel Creed. The first story begins in 1726. 1: Peter the Wild Boy. Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Newton

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Berlin Diaries
Part 1 of the Woman's Hourdrama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Mapping the Town

3: Reading. "Few towns are less prepossessing at first glance than Reading.... but few towns better repay exploration." Julian Richards puts
John Betjeman 's words to the test and discovers a town that has been reinventing itself continually for overa thousand years. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Julian Richards
Unknown: John Betjeman
Producer: Miles Warde

: Agatha Christie's In a Glass Darkly

Dramatised by Mike Walker and starring
Neil Dudgeon. In a mirror, a man witnesses a murderous attack on a young woman, just before he meets and falls in love with her. With war calling him away he tries to warn her of what he has seen.
Music composed and realised by Ben Wallfisch Producer Ned Chaillet


Dramatised By: Mike Walker
Unknown: Neil Dudgeon.
Unknown: Ben Wallfisch
Producer: Ned Chaillet
Jeff: Nell Dudgeon
Sylvia: Rebecca Egan
Neil: Rhys Meredith
Terry: Bob Sherman
Angus: Richard Firth

: 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

Scotland takes on the North of England in the fiendishly hard quiz. Nick Clarke is in the chair. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Righteous Brothers

By Neil Brand. A drama starring John Woodvine, Clive Swift and Tom George. Harmony is the joyful noise that Brother Caradoc wishes to offer to the Lord. He dreams of taking his fellow monks to a higher musical plane with him. But if plainsong is the rule, is he inspired by God or sent by the Tempter?
Music composed by Neil Brand and performed by members of the cast.


Writer/Music composed by: Neil Brand
Director: Ned Chaillet
Abbot: John Woodvine
Methusaleh: Clive Swift
Brother Caradoc: Tom George
Brother Esmonde: Ioan Meredith
Precentor: David Timson
Brother Alyn: Peter Luke Henry
Lady Emma: Carolyn Jones

: 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 Chris A'Court


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: Small Things

A week of stories in which a fleeting decision alters the course of a life. 1: Devastation Stands by the Fresh Meat Counter by Kate Grunstein. A trip to the supermarket turns into a nightmare for nine-year-old Honor. Read by Juliet Prew. Producer Christine Hall


Unknown: Kate Grunstein.
Read By: Juliet Prew.
Producer: Christine Hall

: Room with a View

A new series which tells the story of the significant events that happened in a particular room. 1: Room N1A, Nuffield Research Laboratory, Physics
Building, Birmingham University. Allan Beswick talks to nuclear historian Lorna Arnold about how the Allies got the nuclear bomb before the Germans. Producer Sara Conkey


Talks: Allan Beswick
Unknown: Lorna Arnold
Producer: Sara Conkey

: The Food Programme

Authenticity. If you want to create authentic French or Italian cuisine, do you need to go there forthe ingredients? Sheila Dillon finds out from the importers dedicated to sourcingthe true flavours of a country, and from the chefs who say there's no taste like home. Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

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


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Liz Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Caroline Quinn.


Unknown: Caroline Quinn.

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons isjoined in London by Paul Merton , Wendy Richard , Liza Tarbuck and Clement Freud for this week's show.
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: Paul Merton
Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Liza Tarbuck
Unknown: Clement Freud
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Phil smells a rat. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson 's guests include the American author Janet Malcolm , whose new book is a study of Chekhov's plays and stories. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Janet Malcolm

: The Berlin Diaries

By Marie Vassiltchikov , abridged in ten parts by Jane Buckler. The compulsively readable wartime diary of an emigre Russian princess who was secretaryto Adam Von Trott , mastermind of the failed plot to assassinate Hitler. Idealistic, vivacious and observant, Missie was a diarist of the first order, and her book is both an absorbing portrait of 1940s
Berlin and a gripping account of political conspiracy. 1: It is 1940 and Princess Vassiltchikov finds it hard to maintain a champagne lifestvle in Berlin. Producer/director Geni Hall-Kenny Repeat of 10 45am


Unknown: Marie Vassiltchikov
Unknown: Jane Buckler.
Unknown: Adam von Trott
Director: Geni Hall-Kenny
Missie: Sian Thomas
Narrator: Vivien Parry

: The Last Mystery of Stalin

On the evening of 1 March 1953 Joseph Stalin was found lying unconscious on the floor of his dacha outside Moscow. Four days later he was dead. As doctors tended the dying dictator his political rivals vied for power, while the Soviet people were paralysed with fear at what the future might bring. As funeral plans were finalised, five million people filed past his body. Hundreds died in the crush to see the corpse interned with Lenin's in the Kremlin mausoleum. And yet, many more were arrested for daring to voice their happiness at his death.
Tim Whewell describes the days that changed the Soviet Union for ever.
Producer Leonida Krushelnycky


Unknown: Joseph Stalin
Unknown: Tim Whewell
Producer: Leonida Krushelnycky

: British Manufacturing and My Partin Its Downfall

British was best, or so the salesman used to say. But what happened to all the things we used to make? John Fortune takes a ride in his old
Morris Minorto find out what happened to our once mighty Car industry. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: John Fortune
Unknown: Morris Minorto
Producer: Miles Warde

: Nature

Empathy and Ivory
As pressure to resume trade in ivory stocks increases, so does the poaching of elephants in the wild. MarkCarwardine investigates the uncertain future of the African elephant in a world where conflict with humans is inevitable. Producer Brett Westwood


Producer: Brett Westwood

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Photograph

Penelope Wilton continues reading from Penelope Lively 's new novel, abridged in ten parts by Sally Marmion. 6: Driven to uncover how far Kath's treachery went, Glyn sets out to track down his dead Wife's history. ProducerDi Speirs


Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Penelope Lively
Unknown: Sally Marmion.
Unknown: Producerdi Speirs

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of today's events in session and behind the scenes in committee.

: News

: Book of the Week: Savage Girls andWild Boys

Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am FM

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