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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: 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 Huw Spanner.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Huw Spanner.

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys talks to high-fliers who have experienced turbulent times. 1: The flamboyant antivar MP George Galloway , who stands accused of being in the pay of Saddam Hussein and has been suspended from the Labour Party amid allegations Of treachery. Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm Interview with John Humphrys : page 117


Unknown: George Galloway
Unknown: Saddam Hussein
Unknown: John Humphrys

: TheCitizens

Paul Henley presents the fourth of a series of profiles of five extraordinary Europeans. Today he meets
Jose Mantero , who was a popular priest in southern Spain until he gave a candid interview to a gay magazine.
Mantero was sacked last year but he still has the support Of most of his flock. ProducerLucyAsh (R)


Unknown: Paul Henley
Unknown: Jose Mantero

: Book of the Week: George OrwellEssaysandJournalism

2. Confessions of a Book Reviewer. Until one has some kind of professional relationship with books one does not discover how bad the majority of them are." For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. New Every
Morning (Melcombe). John 6 w35-40. Lord I Trust
Thee (Handel). I Am the Bread of Life (Toolan). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Mill on the Ross Part 12. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

Birds on the Brink. Assessing differing attitudes to three British birds - the ruddy duck. the eagle owl and the great bustard. Why is it extermination for one. laissez-faire for another and re-introduction for the third? Repeated from yesterday

: Comedy Album Heroes

Greg Proops returns to celebrate the lives and lines of some ofamerica's funniest comedy legends. The series kicks off with the king of the one-liner, Henny Youngman , a Jewish kid from Brooklyn who grew up to become the ultimate Borscht Belt gagmeister. Producer Pennie Latin


Unknown: Greg Proops
Unknown: Henny Youngman
Producer: Pennie Latin

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Notes of Freedom

Jazz critic and musician Dave Gelly investigates the legacy of Louis Armstrong's 1965 tour behind the Iron Curtain at the height of the Cold War and asks who paid for the tour, what was its real purpose and whetherjazz was the US Government's secret weapon. Producer Kate Bissell


Musician: Dave Gelly
Producer: Kate Bissell

: International Cricket

England v Pakistan
The first of a series of three one-day internationals in the NatWest Challenge. Commentary on the floodlit match at Old Trafford is by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld ,Simon Mann and Mark Saggers , with expert comments from Mike Gatting and Vic Marks.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Mark Saggers
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Afternoon Play:Joe's Last Day

Jackie Pavlenko 's comedy tells the story of the day tower crane driver Joe Fenton is due to retire. His reluctance to come down from the crane, except in the most dramatic way possible, provokes a string of bosses, workmates and even his wife to make the long climb up to reason-with him. Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Jackie Pavlenko
Unknown: Joe Fenton
Director: Toby Swift
Joe: Sam Kelly
George: Nicholas Gleaves
Bonnard: Kenny Blyth
Paul: Sushll Chudasama
Mary: Rachel Davies
Shane: Tony Marshall

: Making History

Sue Cook and the team investigate listeners' historical queries. ADDRESS: [address removed] EMAIL: making.history@bbc.co.uk. Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick


Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Double Helix

A week of stories that explore the twists and turns of DNA. 2: The Treatment by Paul McAuley. Read by Oona Beeson and Rosie Giarratana. A young woman's treatment for a childhood genetic disorder has singled her out from all the rest. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Paul McAuley.
Read By: Oona Beeson
Read By: Rosie Giarratana.

: The Receiving End

2. Bread and Oil. Peter Hughes has a lesson in making pamboli (bread and oil) from Tomas Graves , grandson of one of Majorca's first tourists, Robert Graves. Fordetailsseeyesterday


Unknown: Peter Hughes
Unknown: Tomas Graves
Unknown: Robert Graves.

: Nice Work

The return of a six-part series looking at the world of work. Philippa Lamb asks whether flexibility is really what the British workforce wants and whether recent legislation will help employers embrace the changing needs Of their Staff. Producer Rozina Breen


Unknown: Philippa Lamb
Producer: Rozina Breen

: The Learning Curve

The intelligent guide to the wide world of learning. Presented by Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Presented By: Libby Purves.

: PM

With Clare English.

: International Cricket

England v Pakistan
The first of a series of three one-day internationals in the NatWest Challenge. Commentary on the floodlit match at Old Trafford is by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld ,Simon Mann and Mark Saggers , with expert comments from Mike Gatting and Vic Marks.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Mark Saggers
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Wireless Wise

David Hatch chairs the radio quiz about radio. This week Laurie Taylor and James Alexander Gordon challenge John Sergeant and Fi Glover. Producer viv Black


Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: James Alexander Gordon
Unknown: John Sergeant
Unknown: Fi Glover.

: The Archers

Party and partners for Usha? Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show.


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: The Mill on the Floss

By George Eliot. 12: Business and Pleasure. Maggie has asked Tom's permission to meet Philip Wakem again. She has also met Stephen Guest. Fordetailsseeyesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: George Eliot.
Unknown: Philip Wakem
Unknown: Stephen Guest.
Uncle Deane: Sean Baker
George Eliot: Deborah Findlay
Tom: Tom Goodman-Hill
Maggie: Jasmine Hyde
Mr Wakem: Paul Jesson
Lucy: Poppy Miller
Stephen: Dominic Rowan
Philip: David Tennant

: File on 4

With murder rates in England and Wales up by more than 20 percent in the last five years, Allan Urry asks whetherthe police are losing the fight against the most serious of all crimes. Producer Jenny Chryss Repeated Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Allan Urry
Producer: Jenny Chryss

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Life in Middle Age

Connie St Louis continues her look at health and wellbeing in middle age. 2. Crisis, What Crisis? Do children leaving home leave an empty nest? Is this the right time to change career and how does changing fertility make us feel?
EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk
Producer Pamela Rutherford
Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

: On the Ropes

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight until 10.15pm

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Colour

By Rose Tremain. 12: Harriet makes a find and discovers an ally. Fordetailsseeyesterday


Unknown: Rose Tremain.

: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby with additional material byGraeme Garden. 5: This week Giles goes off to Moscow.
Producer David Tyler (R)
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off is available on CD at good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Written By: Marcus Brigstocke
Written By: Jeremy Salsby
Producer: David Tyler
Unknown: Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Giles: Marcus Brigstocke
Ivan: Jack Klaff
Mrs Buntstick: Amanda Walker
Customs officer: Morgan Jones
Waitress: Flip Webster
Maria: Flaminia Cinque
Boules man: Toby Sedgwick
Vatroslav: Rad Lazar

: News

: Book of the Week: George OrwellEssays and Journalism

Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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