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: World News

: Prayer for the Day


: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 the Rev Roy Jenkins.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Taking a Stand

Fergal Keane talks to different individuals who, through conviction or circumstance, have taken a stand forwhat they believe in. Producer Jane Beresford Repeated at9.30pm


Talks: Fergal Keane
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Lend Me Your Ears

Fiona Shaw puts her earto the keyhole of a Victorian parlour. 2: The Sweet Sounds of Home. The home was revered during the Victorian era. The Angel in the House was the ideal - promoted enthusiastically by Dickens - but what was it really like inside the domestic idyll? ProducerBethO'Dea


Unknown: Fiona Shaw

: Book of the Week: Savage Girls and Wild Boys

A history of feral children by Michael Newton.
2: The story of Memmie Le Blanc, found in French woodlands in 1731. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Newton.

: Daily Service

Presented by the Very Rev Ken Riley. Praise to the Holiest in the Height (Gerontius). Hebrews 2, w14-18. Litany to the Holy Spirit (Hurford). Freedom Is Coming (Trad). Director of music Richard Tanner.


Unknown: Ken Riley.
Music: Richard Tanner.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Berlin Diaries
Part 2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: Click, Whirr.... Heaven

Another outing forthe programme, presented by David Stafford , that went out last year to mark the 75th anniversary of the electric jukebox. He looks at the evolution of the glamorous, glowing box in the corner, which made coffee bars exciting places to be and launched a thousand teenage love affairs. in the programmme, design guru Stephen Bayley describes it as "curvaceous and flirtatious with come-hither eyes and a James Dean attitude." Avid collectors of the fantastically decorated machines include Nerys Hughes and Cilia Black. Producer Vicky Shepherd


Presented By: David Stafford
Unknown: Stephen Bayley
Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Producer: Vicky Shepherd

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Real History of Opera

Otello. H uw Edwards concludes his four-part series with an examinaton of the social and political events behind Verdi's opera. He finds that the composer's setting of Shakespeare's tragedy has its roots in the Italian unification movement and in the struggle for musical supremacy in a Wagner-dominated world. Producer Kerry Chapman


Producer: Kerry Chapman

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Dart

By Alice Oswald. Winner of the 2002 TS Eliot Prize,
Dart is a poem that charts the river Dart from source to estuary to form a songline of river in verse. Moving between the everyday and the mythical, between exquisite natural beauty and the realities of water filtration at a sewage works, Dart offers a portrait of a place, a time and a riverwith extraordinary insight and beauty. Performed by Tom Goodman-Hill , Gareth Thomas and Joanna Tope. Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Alice Oswald.
Unknown: Tom Goodman-Hill
Unknown: Gareth Thomas
Unknown: Joanna Tope.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane

: 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

: Small Things

2: Frangipani Experience by Julia Stoneham. An unexpected bottle of champagne challenges Sybilla to reconsider herfuture. Read by Jacqueline Tong. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Julia Stoneham.
Read By: Jacqueline Tong.

: Room with a View

2: The Debussy Suite, The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne.
Allan Beswick talks to academic
Richard Langham Smith about the circumstances of Claude Debussy's visitto Eastbourne. In 1905 the composertravelled to the seaside town with his pregnant mistress, Emma Bardac. He had left his wife Lily behind in France and the newspapers were buzzing with the scandal. Langham Smith imagines Debussy's state of mind as, in a large room overlooking the sea, he put the finishing touches to his masterpiece, La Mer. For details see yesterday


Talks: Allan Beswick
Unknown: Richard Langham Smith
Unknown: Emma Bardac.
Unknown: Langham Smith
Unknown: La Mer.

: More or Less

Andrew Dilnot presents the magazine programme devoted to the sometimes beautiful, often abused, but ubiquitous world of numbers. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents the intelligentguidetothe wide world of learning.
Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The 99p Challenge

Another edition of the panel game in which someone stands to leave the studio 99p richerthan 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 gets hisjUSt deserts. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson talks to Dave Eggers, the American writer whose memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, became a bestseller. His new book is a novel in which two young Americans tour the world, trying to give away money.


Talks: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Dave Eggers
Producer: Martin Smith

: The Berlin Diaries

By Marie Vassiltchikov. Through the diaries of a spirited young woman who becomes involved in the plot to assassinate Hitler, a picture of wartime Germany emerges.
2: Missie gets ajob working forthe Third Reich, and is fascinated by her new boss.
Fordetails see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Marie Vassiltchikov.

: File on 4

Medical mistakes around childbirth contribute to the deaths - on average - of four babies every day.
Tonight Matthew Hill investigates the main causes and asks why Britain still lags behind other European countries in its standards of neo-natal care. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Matthew Hill
Producer: Sarah Lewthwaite

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: At the Cutting Edge

In the aftermath of bad publicity, the much maligned and misunderstood branch of medicine called pathology continues to underpin modern medicine. In the first of two programmes, pathologists talk to Sue Armstrong about their feelings and emotions, their motivation and drive, and how as individuals they deal with life and death.


Presenter: Sue Armstrong
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Taking a Stand

Repeat of 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. 7: Despite decisive action, Kath is becoming more of a presence in Elaine's life. For details see yesterday


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

: The Mark Steel Lecture

Another chance to hear some of the comedian's lectures on the lives and works of people with passion. This week Mark Steel enters the ring with Muhammad . Producer Lucy Armitage


Producer: Lucy Armitage

: News

: Book of the Week: Savage Girls and

Wild Boys Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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