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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 Joel Edwards.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Midweek .

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


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths. This Joyful
Eastertide (arr Ledger). 1 Peter 1 w3-9.Now the Green Blade Riseth (trad, arr Lindley). Thine Be the Glory (Maccabaeus). With the Millennium Youth Choir. Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: Ripe for the Picking

By Annie Hawes, read by Jan Francis and abridged by Doreen Estall. Part 3. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Annie Hawes
Read By: Jan Francis
Abridged By: Doreen Estall

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 A Walk on the Milky WayPart 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Separate Ways

Family mediation is becoming increasingly popular in Britain as courts, lawyers and even the Lord Chancellortry to end the battles over property and children that occurwhen relationships break up This series follows the work of mediators as they attempt to resolve very different situations within families. Producer Susan Mitchell


Producer: Susan Mitchell

: Artists

By Gareth Edwards. Continuingthe comedy drama series about a community of artists in Cornwall.
5: The War of Dog. Tamsin buys a dog to prove she can have empathic relationships and therefore paint empathically. And Dolores persuades Nisha to let
Marcus landscape theirgarden, to which she agrees but only if every expense is spared.
Producer Katie Tyrrell


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

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Liz Barclay.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Write Stuff

Lewis Carroll is "Author of the Week as James Walton quizzes John Walsh , Sebastian Faulks ,
Louise Doughty and John O'Farrell on all things literary. Beth Chalmers is the reader. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Louise Doughty
Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Beth Chalmers
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A Tribute to Finchie

Adapted from Jane Gardam 's story The Tribute by Gabrielle Lloyd , who stars alongside Julia McKenzie and Margaret Tyzack.
Three ex-diplomatic wives discover, when they arrange a memorial to their old nanny, that there's no such thing as a trouble-free lunch.
Children from the Garden House School, London
Music arranged by Mcasso
Director Martin Jarvis


Unknown: Jane Gardam
Unknown: Gabrielle Lloyd
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Margaret Tyzack.
Director: Martin Jarvis
Fanny: Julia McKenzie
Nelly: Margaret Tyzack
Mabel: Gabrielle Lloyd
Norrie/Head Waiter: Jon Glover
Woman: Rosalind Ayres

: Gardeners' Question Time

A special Easter edition from Belgium, where
Matthew Biggs , Roy Lancaster and John Cushnie are guests of the Gardeners' Club of Brussels. Chaired by Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 2pm


Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Thicker than Water

2: Jet by Catherine Smith. Beloved Nan is dead, leaving the family bereft and young Fern alone again. Conflict and menace rise as Nan's mysterious jet necklace seeks a new owner.
Read by Isabelle Scott-Plummer . <R)


Unknown: Catherine Smith.
Read By: Isabelle Scott-Plummer

: A Different World

3" Being deaf has been an enormous privilege ...
Deafness might be defined as an inability to hear as well as other people, but how far does it go towards defining a personality? Two film-makers explain how being profoundly deaf has shaped their identities. For details see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor examines the world of myths and what they tell us about ourselves. He'sjoined by a trilogy of champion tale-tellers, Daniel Donoghue , Stephen Knight and Marina Warner. producer Jacqueline Smith


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Daniel Donoghue
Unknown: Stephen Knight
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: Case Notes

Blood Clotting. Graham Easton explores normal blood clotting and bleeding disorders. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Graham Easton

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: King Street Junior Revisited

By Jim Eldridge. Another chance to hear the revamped comedy series about the fictional school. 1: A Good Heart. The long summer holiday is over and it's D-Day minus one for the teachers of King Street Junior. producer Jonnt-awcett Wilson (K)


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: Jonnt-Awcett Wilson
Mrs Devon: Carolyn Pickles
Miss Lewis: Mariene Sidaway
Mr Maxwell: Michael Cochrane
MrLong: Paul Copley
tfliss Featherstone: Teresa Gallagher
hiiss Reid: Jacqueline Beatty
Mrs Khan: Janice Acquah
'eter: Elliot Gonzalez

: The Archers

Archer birthday celebrations.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson presents news from the arts world, including a report on how art galleries look after works of art which move, create sounds or decay. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: John Wilson

: A Walk on the Milky Way

Poet Brian Patten introduces more children's poems and revelations about his own childhood and love of story-telling.3: Tall As a Grown-up's Knee For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Introduces: Brian Patten

: The Reith Lectures 2003: The Emerging Mind

In this year's series of lectures Professor
VS Ramachandran examines what science is discovering about the human mind.
4: Purple Numbers and Sharp Cheese
Mixed signals that help explain language and metaphor. Presented by Sue Lawley from the Said Business School, Oxford. Repeated Saturday [web address removed]


Lecturer: VS Ramachandran
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Producer: Sheila Cook
Editor: Gwyneth Williams

: Power

Historian AJP Taylor was fascinated by the changing power of the prime minister. Recorded in the early 1960s for university lectures, here are some of his views. With Professor Peter Clarke , Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. 2: Pitt the Younger. Prime ministers often have to deal with barmy backbenchers but what happens when it's the king who's lost his mind? Pitt had to be careful not to drive George III out of his head and off his throne. Producer Matt Thompson Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Professor Peter Clarke
Unknown: George Iii
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Frontiers

When Einstein first proposed his general theory of relativity, no one could have predicted it would be nearly 90 years before it came close to being tested. Gravity Probe B is the satellite mission that is set to prove or disprove Einstein's theory. Peter Evans investigates one of the most ambitious physics experiments of our time and discovers why Nasa may pull the plug at the very last minute. Producer Alexandra Feachem


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Brave New World

Part8. For details see Monday

: Creme de la Crime

Tune in tonight for a tale that involves murder, deception, murder, Bolsheviks, murder and a bit more murder. Comedy drama starring Hugh Dennis and Steven Punt. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Steven Punt.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: Late

Coldly comical scenes from the city, late at night.
A lonely man wonders whether to phone the woman of his dreams. With Paul Merton , Richard Wilson ,
Julian Clary , Meera Syal , Liz Smith and Tilly Vosburgh. Producer Sarah Parkinson Music by Rex Brough and Robert Katz


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Liz Smith
Producer: Sarah Parkinson Music
Unknown: Rex Brough
Unknown: Robert Katz

: Vienna - City of Music

Focusing on the period when the city was home to Schubert, the Viennese waltz and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. See Tuesday for details

: News

: Book of the Week: Ripe for the Picking

Part 3. Repeated from 9.45am

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