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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts.


Unknown: Nefydd Roberts.

: FarmingToday

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: On the Ropes

JohnHumphrystalkstohigh-flierswhohave experienced turbulent times. 5: Tim Lamb. The chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board was at the centre of the controversy over England's s World Cup game against Zimbabwe. How did he handle pressure to go ahead with the match in the face of Government opposition and concerns about player safety? Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Tim Lamb.

: Substance: A History of Modern SyntheticMaterials

An affectionate look at the miracle materials and substances created by modern science that have become part of oureveryday lives. 3:
Teflon Wayne Hemingway investigates the slipperiest substance on Earth. What part did this weird, waxy polymer have to play in the building of the atom bomb? Also featuring the Galloping Gourmet, now low-fat chef, Graham Kerr. producerTamsin Hughes


Unknown: Teflon Wayne Hemingway
Unknown: Graham Kerr.

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea. 0 Lord of Heaven and Earth and Sea (Almsgiving). Luke 12, W15-21. Give Almes of Thy Goods (Tye). Son of God, Eternal Saviour (Everton). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Rev Ernest Rea.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Book of the Week: Giving Up the Ghost

ByHilary Mantel. 2: Wry humour dulls the pain of recalling a childhood clouded by adult traumas. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Wuthering Heights Part 2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: A Small Slice of Tranquility

In the second of two programmes, sound recordist
Chris Watson continues his search for peace amid the noise of everyday life when he visits a room that is absolutely silent, a moat in Suffolk and a tank of very Salty water. Producer Sarah Blunt (R)


Unknown: Chris Watson
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: Cheers, Deb

Clive Anderson presents this celebration of the work of comedy writer Debbie Barham who died earlier this year, aged 26. At 17, she was writing full-time forthe BBC and worked at the top of her profession until her death. Contributors include Rory Bremner , Roy Hudd , KayStonham, Ned Sherrin and Graham Norton. Producer Ian Gardhouse
Graham Norton , one of TV's national treasures: RT Interview, page 22


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Debbie Barham
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Graham Norton.
Producer: Ian Gardhouse
Producer: Graham Norton

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Diane Madill
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Tim Franks.

: Bicycle Music

Ever since the bicycle was unveiled at the Paris Exhibition of 1867, it has inspired music of all sorts, from Daisy Daisy, through The Mixtures' The Pushbike Song, to the computer music of Kraftwerk. Cyclists and writers Alan Bennett and Dervla Murphy, and riders Mandy Jones and Brian Robinson, are among those who talk to Graeme Fife about the music the bike has inspired.


Interviewee: Alan Bennett
Interviewee: Dervla Murphy
Interviewee: Mandy Jones
Interviewee: Brian Robinson
Presenter: Graeme Fife
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Past Forgetting

By Angela Huth , starring Julia McKenzie and Barry Foster. Jane and Arthur have been married for nearly 30 years: should a blemish buried deep in the past be alowed to destroy the future?
Director/producer Pam Fraser Solomon (R)


Unknown: Angela Huth
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Barry Foster.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon
Jane: Julia McKenzie
Arthur: Barry Foster

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel presents the programme about listeners' environmental concerns.
EMAIL: home.planet@bbc.co.uk PHONE: [number removed] ADDRESS: [address removed]Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Japanese Short Stories

Four short stories from some of the best-known modem Japanese writers. 1: Tattoo by Tanizaki Junichiro , translated by Ivan Morris , read by Michael Maloney. Seikichi, the most revered tattooist of his day, harbours a secret obsession. His desire is to find a beautiful young girl on whose skin he will tattoo the secrets of his soul. After many years searching he eventualyfinds her and this chance encounter leads to a life-changing experience for both of them. Producer Katherine Beacon


Unknown: Tanizaki Junichiro
Translated By: Ivan Morris
Read By: Michael Maloney.
Producer: Katherine Beacon

: Fresh Air Kids

2: Odd Man Out. Howto react when the odd kid in the class is your cousin. Kathryn loves George but finds his social ineptitude a heavy burden. And we meet 16-year-old Jon Adlard , who describes himself as a "white-hat" hacker. Fordetailssee yesterday


Unknown: Jon Adlard

: Nice Work

Phillipa Lamb looks at the problems facing women returning to work after a career break. Under new rules, if you've been looking for work for three months, you'll have to consider a job that involves three hours' Commuting a day. Producer Caroline Bayley


Unknown: Phillipa Lamb
Producer: Caroline Bayley

: A Good Read

Actress and writer Maureen Lipman and Christina Odone, deputy editor of the New Statesman, meet presenter Sue MacGregor to talk about three of their favourite paperbacks.
(Repeated on Sunday at 11pm)


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Guest: Maureen Lipman
Guest: Christina Odone
Producer: Viv Beeby

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The House of Milton Jones

The second episode of the sitcom, starring Milton Jones, set in his house.


Writer: Milton Jones
Writer: James Cary
Producer: David Tyler
Milton: Milton Jones
Susan: Olivia Colman
Ian: Nigel Lindsay
Aunt Dilys: Rosemary Leach
Anton: Tom Goodman-Hill

: The Archers

Competition Starts hotting Up. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson chairs the arts show and meets American crime writer Walter Mosley. ProducerMartin Smith


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Walter Mosley.

: Wuthering Heights

By Emily Bronte. 2: Escaping Hell, Visiting Heaven Nelly Dean, the housekeeper at Thrushcross
Grange, begins telling Lockwood the story of how
Heathcliff came to own both Wuthering Heights and the Grange. He learns that, as children, Heathcliff and Catherine were inseparable.
Heathcliff Tom Goodman-Hill Young Catherine
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Emily Bronte.
Nelly: Deborah McAndrew
Lockwood: Mark Carey
Joseph: Dave Hill
Young Catherine: Natalia Keery-Fisher
Young Heathcliffe: Charlie Ryan
The house: Tracy-Ann OBEnnan

: File on 4

The Government insists that pupils expelled for bad behaviour must receive alternative full-time education. So why are children as young as six being left to fend for themselves, and why do official records show more than 10,000 pupils missing from the system? Fran Abrams reports. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite Repeated Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Fran Abrams
Producer: Sarah Lewthwaite

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: All in the Mind

This week Dr Raj Persaud examines the secretive world of political psychology. Dr Jerrold Post has been profiling the world's leaders forthe Pentagon and the CIA for the last 20 years. He explains how he does it and how it helped in the recent war in Iraq. Producer Katy Hickman Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Producer: Katy Hickman

: On the Ropes

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Gardener to the King

By Frederic Richaud. 2: Bright Lights Beckon For details see yesterday


Unknown: Frederic Richaud.

: Radio Anarchists

Ned Sherrin looks at the career of Coyle and Sharpe who, in the 1960s, pioneered the use of radio as a medium for subversive, spontaneous comedy. Producer Paul Bajoria (R)


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: News

: Book of the Week: Giving Up the Ghost

Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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