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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: FarmingToday

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 Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament
Interview with John Humphrys : page 117


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests explore the history of ideas as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced modern times.
Producer Charlie Taylor Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: George OrwellEssays and Journalism

4. Pleasure Spots. "Itisdifficultnottofeelthatthe unconscious aim of most modern pleasure resorts is a return to the womb." For detailssee Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Daily Service

Presented by Clair Jacquiss. Jesus the Lord Said: I
Am the Bread (Yisu ne kaha). 1 Corinthians 11,
W23-36. Panis Angelicus (Franck). Alleluya, Sing to
Jesus (Hyfrydob. Director of music Richard Tanner.


Presented By: Clair Jacquiss.
Music: Richard Tanner.

: Woman's Hour ..,

Presented from Manchester by Martha Kearney.
10.45 The Mill on the Floss Part 14. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents take a look behind the week s news headlines. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Stories in Light and Sound

Death and destruction, devils and dragons, saints and salvation. The stories preserved in the medieval stained glass of York Minster and some of the city's s parish churches come to life in words sounds and music. Stained glass conservator Peter Gibson and art historian Richard Marks celebrate the modes and means of storytelling across the centuries. They piece togetherthe mysteries hidden in the glass and throw some light on the stories illuminated in the windows with readings spanning 1,500 years. With Nigel Forde and Bridget Foreman. Producer Andy Cartwright (R)


Unknown: Peter Gibson
Unknown: Richard Marks
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Bridget Foreman.
Producer: Andy Cartwright

: You and Yours With

Diana Madill.


Unknown: Diana Madill.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside. Extended

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: My Dad Knows

A fast-paced comedy about football, sex and sacred
Jewish scriptures, written by Gary Brown. As
Mark Black prepares for his bar mitzvah in 1973 he starts to realise his father has a dark secret.
Director Jim Poyser


Written By: Gary Brown.
Unknown: Mark Black
Director: Jim Poyser
Shirley: Sue Jenkins
Mark: Adam Paulden
Older Mark: Terence Mann
Gerry: Lloyd Peters
Harry: Malcolm Raebum
Steve: Naithan Ariane
Billy: Mark Chatterton
David: Laurence Josephson
Rothstein: Stuart Richman
Mickey: Gregg Baines
Child footballer: Asad Waheed
Child footballer: George Feld
Cantor: Ian Oster

: More or Less

The magazine series devoted to the powerful, sometimes beautiful, often abused but always ubiquitous world of numbers. With Andrew Dilnot. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot.
Producer: Michael Blastland

: Radio 4 Appeal

Baroness Greenfield appeals on behalf of Mentor UK. a charity that is researching and evaluating effective drug abuse prevention schemes.
DONATIONS: [address removed] Credit-card donations: [number removed]

: Double Helix

A week of stories that explore the twists and turns of DNA. 4: The Twin Business by Eugene Byrne. Read by Rebecca Smart and Anthony Smee. An absentee father has a disturbing confession to make when his daughter finds out that she is not an only child after all. For details see Monday


Unknown: Eugene Byrne.
Read By: Rebecca Smart
Unknown: Anthony Smee.

: The Receiving End

4. Miro the Tourist Promoter. The artist Joan Miro is associated not only with Catalan culture but also with the promotion of tourism in Majorca. He designed logos forthe tourist board and you can still see his designs scattered across the island. But
Juan, his grandson, believes the island's reputation as a haven for artists has been destroyed. For details see Monday


Artist: Joan Miro

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Zoe Heller about her new book Notes on a Scandal, and about writing from different racial perspectives. How do authors write in a black voice? Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Zoe Heller

: The Material World

Afireball is an extremely bright meteor falling through the earth's atmosphere so fast it's on fire. Quentin Cooper finds out how to spot a fireball and how sightings help predict where the meteorite will fall. Producer Jonathan Fildes EMAIL: material.world@tibc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Jonathan Fildes

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: In Conversation with....

In the first of a new six-part series, Paul Jackson , former controller of BBC Entertainment, talks to
Bruce Forsyth , an entertainer for over half a century. Producers Mario Stylianides and Katie Marsden.


Unknown: Paul Jackson
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Producers: Mario Stylianides
Producers: Katie Marsden.

: The Archers

Fallon celebrates in style. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with the arts magazine, including a review of Charlotte Rampling's film, Summer Things.


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: The Mill on the Floss

By George Eliot. 14: The Great Temptation. Aware that she and Stephen have fallen in love, Maggie has resolved to leave St Oggs again.
Piano played by James Moriarty
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: George Eliot.
Played By: James Moriarty
George Eliot: Deborah Findlay
DrKenn: Tom George
Maggie: Jasmine Hyde
Lucy: Poppy Miller
Stephen: Dominic Rowan
Philip: David Tennant

: Nasiriyah - Battle for the Bridges

When 7,000 US marines were sent to the southern city of Nasiriyah in the early stages of the American invasion of Iraq, they weren't expecting serious opposition. But the marines ended up in one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Why did the Iraqis make a stand here? And forthe residents who endured the bombing, what is life like now? Presented by Andrew North , who was an "embedded" correspondent with the marine unit during the fighting and has since been back to Nasiriyah. Producer Ed Buscall Revised repeat


Presented By: Andrew North

: In Business

Fixing Capitalism. The husband and wife team of Harvard Business School professor Shoshana Zuboff and international businessman
James Maxmin think that we need a new kind of capitalism to replace the 20th-century model based on male-dominated command and control. Peter Day asks what the new breed of organisations might be like. Producer Paul O'Keeffe Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Professor Shoshana Zuboff
Unknown: James Maxmin

: Leading Edge

GeoffWatts reports on the latest stories from the world of science and technology.
Producer Adrian Washbourne EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Colour

By Rose Tremain , read by Juliet Stevenson. 14: Harriet's wish for one extraordinary and unforgettable thing to happen in her life comes true. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Rose Tremain
Read By: Juliet Stevenson.

: Rigor Mortis

A new sitcom by Laurence Howarth , set in the world of the pathology lab. Professor Donaldson introduces a new medical empathy scheme, because "a corpse is a person too".
Music by Paul Mottram with voice by Stephanie Benavente Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Laurence Howarth
Music By: Paul Mottram
Unknown: Stephanie Benavente
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Dr Webster: Peter Davison
Dr Anderson: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Prof Donaldson: Geoffrey Whitehead
Gordon: Tom Price
Chloe: Marianne Levy
Simon: Gus Brown
Mrs Renfield: Rachel Atkins

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of today's events in Westminster.

: News

: Book

of the Week: George Orwell
Essays and Journalism Part 4. Repeated from 9.45am

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