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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Michael Mair.


Unknown: Michael Mair.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock.


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Right Rev James Jones.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: James Jones.

: Leading Lives

Evan Davis talks to his guests about the high life from the inside out.
Producer Charlie Taylor Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Talks: Evan Davis
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

With Andrew Graystone. The Kingdom of God (Hanover). Luke 6, w37-42. When I Needed a Neighbour (Carter). Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (St
Denio). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: Hold the

Enlightenment Another excerpt from Tim Cahill's book, read by Stuart Milligan. 3: The Entranced Duck For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Read By: Stuart Milligan.

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 The True Story Part8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

: Belzec - the Search for Justice

Former detective-turned-historian Robin O'Neil travels to Poland to investigate the largely forgotten Nazi death camp in the town of Belzec, where more than 600,000 Jews were murdered. He meets survivor Helen Goldlman , one of those who escaped from the train heading for Belzec. producer John Adler The writing on the wall: page 109


Unknown: Robin O'Neil
Unknown: Helen Goldlman
Producer: John Adler

: Snap

Comedy by Paul Mendelson. 4: Doug's planning a surprise 70th birthday party for his mum. Can he get it right without Molly's help?
Director David Ian Neville


Comedy By: Paul Mendelson.
Director: David Ian Neville
Molly: Rebecca Lacey
Doug: Paul Venables
Kaz: Soumaya Keynes
Ryan: Jessie Sullivan
Dawn: Rebecca Front
Mrs Johnston: Rebecca Front
Annie: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Dawlish: Marlene Sidaway
Raymond: Jonathan Taller
Mr Silverton: Jonathan Taller
Ansel: Richard Firth

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson in Manchester.
5: This programme discusses the difficulties communities face in saving much-loved old buildings, and explores how the system might better preserve our heritage. For details see Monday.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Puzzle Panel

More puzzles from Chris Maslanka and the panel. This week's guests are mathematician
Victor Bryant , magician Geoffrey Durham and crossword editor Val Gilbert.
Send in puzzles and answers to puzzle.panel@bbc.co.ukor
Puzzle Panel, BBC Radio 4. London WlA 1AA Producer Clare Csonka


Unknown: Chris Maslanka
Unknown: Victor Bryant
Unknown: Geoffrey Durham
Editor: Val Gilbert.
Producer: Clare Csonka

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Trio

By Diana Webster. The eternal triangle. George, going through a mid-life crisis, is married to Sheila and involved with the unpredictable Annabel. But, in the aftermath, who was to blame? With three different interpretations, who is to be believed?
Director Sue Wilson (R)


Writer: Diana Webster
Director: Sue Wilson
Sheila: Celia Imrie
George: John Duttine
Annabel: Clare Holman
Dean: Sean Hagerty

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank are guests of the Wharf Art and Entertainment Centre in Tavistock, Devon.


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank

: Comic Fringes

3: A Small Controlled Explosion. A dress rehearsal for an amateur production of the opera Boris Godunov leads to a security alert in a leafy
Edinburgh street. "If only MI5 had thought to ask us what was going on in the Reverend Anstruther 's front room.... Read by Vivienne Dixon. For details see Monday


Unknown: Boris Godunov
Unknown: Reverend Anstruther
Read By: Vivienne Dixon.

: Cutting a Dash

Lynne Truss explores the changing fashons of punctuation. 3: And Another Thing- Colons and Semicolons Fordetails see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Another programme in a series from Cape Town in which Laurie Taylor looks at areas that do not appear on the official tourist guides.2:District Six.In the 1960s Cape Town's District Six was declared a whites-only area. This resulted in the forced removal of more than 60,000 people from the area because of the colour of their skin. Plans are underway to rebuild and rehouse those who were exiled. But there are some who believe that this is not the best way of dealing with the legacy of apartheid. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tony Phillips

: Case Notes

Graham Easton investigates the truth about cholesterol and blood fats. Should we be worried about rising cholesterol levels and what can we do about them anyway? With guest Dr Clive Weston. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Graham Easton
Unknown: Dr Clive Weston.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: A Whole 'Nother Story: 4

By Amanda Murphy.

It's never easy coping with a break-up, especially if you're Cassie.


Writer: Amanda Murphy
Director: Graham Frost
Cassie: Debra Stephenson
Pete: Dave Lamb
Dad: Mike Grady
Mother: Brigit Forsyth
Jenny: Mika Simmons
Simon: Shaun Dooley
PJ: Brendon Burns

: The Archers

Emotional goodbyes for Marjorie. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news with John Wilson , who looks at Sukhdev
Sandhu's London Calling- a book that examines the literature written by black people in London.
Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The True Story

By Alison Joseph. 8: What has Hannah Nathanson , a Polish-Jewish refugee in 1896, got to do with Lucinda's disappearance?
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Unknown: Hannah Nathanson
Richard: David Ryall
Lucinda: Barbara Flynn
Daniel: James Laurenson
Tessa: Juliet Aubrey
Luke: Ifan Meredith
PC Mills: Andrew Harrison
Sue: Liza Sadovy
Hannah: Alexis Zegerman

: Down with.... the Treasury

New series Are our best-known institutions doinga good job or is there a case for sweeping reform? Tonight, the Treasury: elitist, interfering and too powerful, ortrusted guardian oftaxpayers' money?
Edward Stourton chairs a debate between Labour MP Diane Abbott and economist Bridget Rosewell at the Mansion House in London.
Producer Jim Frank Repeated on Satuday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Diane Abbott
Unknown: Bridget Rosewell
Producer: Jim Frank

: The MPs Road Show

Dinah Lammiman follows the Transport Select
Committee to Orkney, where they learn about the problems of depending on expensive air links between the northern isles and mainland Britain. Editor Nicola Meyrick Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Dinah Lammiman
Editor: Nicola Meyrick

: One Man's Medicine

In another programme in the series examining the "one-size-fits-all" approach to drugs, Vivienne Parry assesses the impact that excluding specific groups such as the young, the elderly and ethnic minorities from medical research has on their health. Producer Beth Eastwood


Unknown: Vivienne Parry
Producer: Beth Eastwood

: Leading Lives

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Mating Season

By PG Wodehouse. 8: Catsmeat has been kissing Queenie, the parlourmaid, like a brother. Now he finds himself engaged. Fordetails see Monday

: The Bigger Issues

Comedy written by and starring Dave Lamb ,
Jim North and Nick Walker. 4: Escape. Dan, Frances and Keith try to break out of their mysterious prison by concealing themselves in a laundry bin. Is it the perfect escape plan? With Richie Webb. Last in the series. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Jim North
Unknown: Nick Walker.
Unknown: Richie Webb.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: Comedy's Coming Home

Re-run of a series in which British comedians return to their spiritual homes to perform. Tonight, Curtis Walker goes to Jamaica, birthplace of his parents, to find out how universal laughter really is. Producer Miles Warde (R)


Unknown: Curtis Walker
Producer: Miles Warde

: News

: Book of the Week: Hold theEnlightenment

Part 3. Repeated from 9.45am

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