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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Glen Jordan.


Unknown: Glen Jordan.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Shagufta Yaqub.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Shagufta Yaqub.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and her guests engage in lively and diverse conversation.
Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Daily Service

Presented by Christine Morgan. Holy, Holy, Holy (Nicaea). Matthew 5, wl7-20. Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences (Purcell). Take My Life
(Nottingham). Director of music Gordon Stewart. Producer Philip Billson


Presented By: Christine Morgan.
Music: Gordon Stewart.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Herefrom There?

3: Claire Rayner recounts unhappy times spent in Toronto, Canada, in the early 1950s. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 Promenade Rock
Part 8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

: We Elizabethans

Dr Christopher Haigh , one of Britain's leading historians of Elizabethan society, goes in search of the connections between Elizabethans of the 16th and 21st centuries.
3: Society. Dr Haigh explores how both Elizabethan societies deal with social change on a grand scale: asylum seekers, single parents, the unemployed and the career criminal. Are we any better now at seeking solutions to society's problems? Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: Dr Christopher Haigh
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Artists

By Gareth Edwards. A new six-part drama series, set in a remote town in Cornwall, about a close-knit community of artists who usually hate each other's work and sometimes hate each other as well.
1: Moor Will Mean Worse
Producer Katie Tyrrell


Unknown: Gareth Edwards.
Producer: Katie Tyrrell
Tamsin: Vicki Pepperdlne
Dolores: Pauline McLynn
Gerard: Graham Crowden
Nisha: Mlna Anwar
Josef: Ben Miller
Marcus: Dave Lamb

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson in Manchester.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Inspiration

Host Chris Stuart presides over the science contest. Joining Lewis Wolpert and Adam Hart-Davis this week are Johnny Ball and Monica Grady. Producer Martin Dempsey


Unknown: Lewis Wolpert
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Monica Grady.
Producer: Martin Dempsey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Snapshots

By Christina Katic.
Dubrovnik 1996. Marcella returns to her father's homeland to take photographs of a war-torn city. But perhaps there are other pictures to be seen and other stories to be told.


Writer: Christina Katic
Director: Sue Wilson
Radovan: Christopher Rozycki
Marcella: Tracy Wiles
Barbara: Janet Dale
Radovan's father/Boris/Guard 3/American: Rad Lazar
Darko/Waiter/Guard 2/ Voice 1: Dragan Mlcanovic
Zoran/Guard 1: Aleksandar Mlkic
Jakica/Voice 2: Etela Pardo
Boy: Joshua McGuire

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Bob Rowerdew and Roy Lancaster answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Hertfordshire. Eric Robson is in the chair. See Choice on page 126.


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Roy Lancaster

: Strange Tales by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

3: Sleeping Beauty and the Airplane. Marquez falls in love with a lioness while snowed in at a French airport. Read by Andrew Sachs. For details see Monday


Read By: Andrew Sachs.

: Elizabethan Subjects

3: "The most cruell and bloody murder committed by an Innkeeper's Wife." Justin Champion rifles through the popular murder pamphlets of the Elizabethan era to find out about murder mostfoul. Fordetails see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Ethnic minorities in Britain's countryside are a small but highly visible section of the population.
Laurie Taylor hears about the specific manner in which rural racism manifests itself and why separate policies may be required to counteract it. Producer Jacqueline Smith


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: All in the Mind

Cognitive behavioural therapy has become the treatment of choice for any number of psychological problems - from post-traumatic stress disorder to eating disorders. Now, it is even being used with patients with cancer and diabetes. Dr Raj Persaud meets Professor Aaron Beck. the creator of CBT, and hears what he thinks of the various directions his therapy has taken. Producer Marya Burgess
EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk Phone [number removed]


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Unknown: Professor Aaron Beck.
Producer: Marya Burgess

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Getting Nowhere Fast

By Mervyn Stutter. This week the return of Pam's absent husband Dominic means that Merv faces the double dilemma of finding a newjob and a new place to live. The regulars in the vodka-and-veggie bar offer their advice but Merv has his own ideas on how to woo his ex and attract some new customers.
Producer Mario Stylianides


Unknown: Mervyn Stutter.
Producer: Mario Stylianides
Merv: Mervyn Stutter
Pam: Lill Roughley
Dibden: John Challis
PC Dilkes: Chris Etteridge
Chantal: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Nev: Martin Freeman

: The Archers

Emergency at Brookfield.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the arts show and meets the writer Andrew O'Hagan , whose new novel,
Personality, focuses on the rise and fall of a child star, a girl with a "giant voice" who wins a TV talent ShOW. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: Andrew O'Hagan

: Promenade Rock

By Christopher Denys , starring Nerys Hughes.
8: Mister Showbusiness. Joyce Pilton , sweet 16 and still star-struck, falls into the clutches of seedy talent show host Larry Parry , who would like to see her perform a different sort of act.
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Christopher Denys
Unknown: Nerys Hughes.
Unknown: Joyce Pilton
Unknown: Larry Parry
Eirlys: Nerys Hughes
Matthew: Russell Boulter
Joyce: Tracey Wiles
Larry: Andy Hockley
Theda: Tina Gray

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Michael Gove , Melanie Phillips , Claire Fox and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Michael Gove
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Producer: David Coomes

: Hoggart's Week

Simon Hoggart , The Guardian's parliamentary sketch writer, gives a light-hearted view of last week's political events. Producer Rachel Wright Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Rachel Wright

: Behind the Superficial

3: The Sleeping Lion. Mark Stephen climbs the rocky hill that dominates Edinburgh's skyline. He follows in the footsteps of James Hutton , the father of modern geology, to discover a rich story of a dormant volcano and the age of the Earth. Producer Louise Dalziel


Unknown: Mark Stephen
Unknown: James Hutton
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Doctor's Wife

By Brian Moore. 8: Sheila finally decides on her future - for better or worse. For details see Monday


Unknown: Brian Moore.

: Steven Appleby's Normal Life

6: Normal Truth. This week Steven bravely decides to depart from his usual format and end the series by telling the truth. This proves to be a less than wise career move. With Paul McCrink as Steven Appleby and featuring Rachel Atkins , Ewan Bailey , Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul. Producer Toby Swift


Unknown: Paul McCrink
Unknown: Steven Appleby
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Unknown: Ewan Bailey
Unknown: Nigel Betts
Unknown: Rosalind Paul.
Producer: Toby Swift

: Foley and McColl -the Interview

For You the War/s Over. Has Sean's hobby of historical re-enactment gone too far? Written by and starring Sean Foley and Hamish McColl. With Michael Parkinson as himself. Producer Sally Avens


Unknown: Sean Foley
Unknown: Hamish McColl.
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Sally Avens

: News

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Here from There?

Part 3. Repeated from 9.45am

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