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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Mark Oakley.


Unknown: Mark Oakley.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys 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 Joel Edwards.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Money Box Budget Call

Vincent Duggleby and the Money Boxteam answer calls about yesterday's budget and how it will affect yourfinances. Call [number removed]. Lines open at 8am. Producer Sarah Peters Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Sarah Peters

: Daily Service

Presented by Judy Merry. All Who Love and Serve YourCity(B/rabus). Luke 19: w41-48. Parce
Domine (Nowowiejski). Ride On, Ride On in Majesty (Winchester New). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright. Producer Philip Billson


Presented By: Judy Merry.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Book of the Week: I Didn't Get WhereI Am Today....

4: David Nobbs describes the origins of his most famous creation, Reginald lolanthe Perrin - "a businessman driven berserk bythe pressures of the rat race and the absurdities of conspicuous capitalist consumption." For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: David Nobbs

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Self-Control Part 9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Crossing Continents

Serbia. Following the assassination of Prime
Minister Zoran Djindjic , Tim Whewell reports on the war being waged against the powerful gangsters and their political allies who are blamed forthe killing. Producer Caroline Pare Repeated Monday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Zoran Djindjic
Unknown: Tim Whewell

: The Discovery of England

The Discovery of the Island of England. By leaving their home shores, the first Elizabethans began to reflect on what was so special about their "sceptr'd isle". They hoped to imitate Venice, a maritime power made rich by international trade.
Jonathan Bate explores how Venice was brought alive in books and theatre and used as a lesson to the English. Producer Matthew Dodd
Originally scheduled for broadcast on Thursday 27 March


Unknown: Jonathan Bate
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With NickClarke.

: Open Country

Extended repeat of Saturday at 6. 10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Swan-song for the Nightingale

By Maurice Leitch , starring Sorcha Cusack.
The sound of country music rings alarm bells for
Kevin when it means that his alcoholic has-been mother hits the comeback trail in Ireland and wants to take him along. But he has a lot to learn about his mother and other "stars of yesteryear".
Music director Neil Brand Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Maurice Leitch
Unknown: Sorcha Cusack.
Director: Neil Brand
Director: Ned Chaillet
Dolores: Sorcha Cusack
Kevin: Marty Rea
Ollie: James Ellis
Father Dwyer: John Rogan
Eugene/Comedian: Stephen Hogan
Singing OAP/MC: James Greene
Norma: Norma Sheahan

: Questions, Questions

Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving showthat helps to provide some answers to those irritating questions from everyday life. Phone 08700 100444oremailquestions.questions@bbc.co.uk. Producer Joanne Coombs


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Joanne Coombs

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeat of Sunday 7.55am

: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

4: The Stationery Cupboard by Sheila Yeger.
Susan's visit to St Philomena's as a distinguished Old Girl is memorable in a way she hadn't anticipated. Read by Maggie Tagney. For details see Monday


Unknown: Sheila Yeger.
Read By: Maggie Tagney.

: A Voice in the Crowd

4: Learning Your Name. Animals need some way to differentiate and identifytheirown. Manyfurseal pups are born at the same time so there is plenty of scope for mistaken identity. The mother needs to find food but does not leave until her pup has learned her call. Bottlenose dolphins don'tjust learn their mother's call-they create their very own signature whistle and call each other by name. For details see Monday

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and an audience of readers meet the novelist Beryl Bainbridge to discuss her novel An Awfully Big Adventure, which draws on her own days as an actress at the Liverpool Playhouse Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper finds out about how the science of dendrochronology-the dating of past events through the study of tree-ring growth - can indicate environmental events such as volcanic eruptions that led to climatic changes hundreds of years ago. Producer Fiona Roberts EMAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Fiona Roberts

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Right Time

The sketch show about life, written and performed by people who've lived it a bit. Starring Eleanor Bron , Clive Swift , Graeme Garden , Roger Blake , Neil Innes and Paula Wilcox. With music from Neil Innes and Ronnie and the Rex. Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Clive Swift
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Roger Blake
Unknown: Neil Innes
Unknown: Paula Wilcox.
Unknown: Neil Innes
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Mrs Antrobus makes a decision. Repeated tomorrow 2pm


Unknown: Mrs Antrobus

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts show. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Self-control

9: Laura's marriage plans are violently overturned. Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: What if... ?

Alexander the Great Had Gone West, Not East?
European culture is so completely underpinned by the achievements of the Roman Empire that it is difficult to imagine a world in which it had never existed. Professor Chris Andrew invites a range of historians to consider what might have happened to our history, language and thought if Alexanderthe Great had conquered Europe ratherthan Asia, makingGreek rather that Latin the basis of ourculture. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Professor Chris Andrew
Unknown: Alexanderthe Great
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Analysis

Thinking in Public.
Traditionally, intellectuals have been viewed either with suspicion orwith a romantic picture of alienation. Neither seems to fitted ay's British academics, who seem to be eithertechnocrats or celebrities.
Kenan Malik asks whether we need to revive the public role of intellectuals, especially at times of national crisis. Editor Nicola Meyrick Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Kenan Malik
Editor: Nicola Meyrick
Producer: Ingrid Hassler

: Costing the Earth

Eco Island.
Will Mallorca's new environmental tax on tourists turn lager louts into bird watchers? Miriam O'Reilly investigates. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Eco Island.
Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Money BOX Budget Call

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Budget Statement

Bythe shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.

: Book at Bedtime: Miss Pettigrew Livesfor a Day

By Winifred Watson. Maureen Lipman reads the fourth part of Elizabeth Bradbury 's adaptation of the funny and touching 1930s bestseller. See Monday for details


Unknown: Winifred Watson.
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury

: I Think I've Got a Problem

Comedy by Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero about a man who can't stop himself breaking into song, starring Suggs, Bob Monkhouse and Bill Nighy. 3: Things are looking up for Tom, so surely the band in his head couldn't possibly ruin things for him this time.... could they? Featuring Debra Stephenson.
Music by Andrew McGibbon , Nick Romero and Suggs Producers Andrew McGibbon and Dawn Ellis


Comedy By: Andrew McGibbon
Comedy By: Nick Romero
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Bill Nighy.
Unknown: Debra Stephenson.
Music By: Andrew McGibbon
Music By: Nick Romero
Producers: Andrew McGibbon
Producers: Dawn Ellis
: Tom Suggs
DrBoone: Bob Monkhouse
Male: Bill Nighy
Phelia: Julia Deakin
Jake: Andrew McGibbon
Monty: Nick Romerol
Bouche/Cardew: Phil Cornwell
Clammy/Patrick: Toby Longworth
Pi: Debra Stephenson

: News

: Book of the Week: I Didn't Get Where Am Today...

Part 4.
Repeated from 9.45am

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