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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 Martha Kearney.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: Voices of the Powerless

Melvyn Bragg continues his series chronicling how great events of British history have affected the lives of ordinary people. 4: The Crofters' Farewell
Recorded in the Western Highlands and the Isle of Mull with professors Tom Devine and Allan Mcinnes , Bragg hears how communities were relocated during the Highland Clearances.
Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at 9.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The first six programmes in this 12-part series are available on a single CD at good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Tom Devine
Unknown: Allan McInnes
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Rare Books, Rare People

Rick Gekoski explains how another great work of literature came to be published. 4: Three Stories and Ten Poems by Ernest Hemingway , producer Ivan Howlett


Unknown: Rick Gekoski
Unknown: Ernest Hemingway
Producer: Ivan Howlett

: Daily Service

With the Rev Brian Haymes. Like the Fruits of His
Creation (EastAcklam). Luke 6, w43-45. Set Me As a Seal (Clausen). Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart (arr Leddington Wright). With the Paul Leddington Wright Singers.


Unknown: Brian Haymes.
Unknown: Paul Leddington

: Book

of the Week: Hold theEnlightenmentAnother excerpt from Tim Cahill's book, read by Stuart Milligan. 4: Near Massacre Ranch For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

( from 10.35) Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The True Story Part 9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
The first day of the Third Test Match, from Trent Bridge. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neil Manthorp. Including at 12.45 County Talk.
Producer Peter Baxter * App roximate time


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentary By: Neil Manthorp.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Crossing Continents

When Lula Da Silva came to power he promised to champion the Brazilian poor. Seven months into his presidency Linda Pressly looks at three dilemmas facing Latin America's biggest nation. Producer Lucy Ash Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Lula Da Silva
Unknown: Linda Pressly

: With Great Pleasure

From the Ledbury Poetry Festival, where poet-in-residence Jo Shapcott presents some of her literary favourites. Producer VivBeeby Rptd Sun at 12.15am


Unknown: Jo Shapcott

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Diana Madill. Bricklayer and broadcaster Jeff Howell goes behind the scenes of the building business. In the first of a series on home-improvement he exposes common misconceptions about conservatories, asks if it really is possible to use them all year round and exposes the tricks used by high-pressure salesmen. Get the professionals in: page 29


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Diana Madill.
Unknown: Jeff Howell

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Killing Maestros

By Christopher William Hill. Productions of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde have often been jinxed by mysterious deaths. Conductor Sergei Bodanov convinces himself that he too will sufferfrom the curse and tells his therapist that he has six weeks to rid him of this "evil" before the first performance. Piano by Colin Guthrie Director Liz Webb The RT interview- Bill Nighy : page 20


Unknown: Christopher William Hill.
Conductor: Sergei Bodanov
Unknown: Colin Guthrie
Director: Liz Webb
Unknown: Bill Nighy
Sergei: Bill Nighy
DrLieberman: Henry Goodman
Ruth: Lorelei King
Laura: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Emile: Andrew C Wadsworth

: Check Up

Linked to this week's Case Notes, Barbara Myers is joined by Dr Clive Weston to answer your questions on cholesterol. See Tuesday's Choice on page 116. PHONE: [number removed] or email checkup@bbc.co.uk Producer Michelle Martin


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Dr Clive Weston
Producer: Michelle Martin

: Radio 4 Appeal

Anita Roddick appeals on behalf of Women's Link. Founded in 1928, this charity provides a housing advice service for women. Donations: [address removed] Credit-card donations: [number removed] Repeat of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Anita Roddick

: Comic Fringes

4: Vesuvius by Ella Henderson. Liam and his class are building a papier-mache volcano - but when Miss McGregor calls out "Time for the eruption! ".things don't go quite according to plan. Read by Carol Ann Crawford. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ella Henderson.
Read By: Carol Ann

: Cutting a Dash

4: Listen to Me When I'm Writing. Dashorspeech mark, colon orfull stop? How the punctuation choices writers make express their personal voice. For details see Monday

: Open Book

Jenny Colgan talks to Tobias Hill , explores the troubled history of the cult classic Midnight Cowboy, and, as the summer literary festivals get into full swing, asks well-known writers which questions from the audience they dread most. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Talks: Jenny Colgan
Unknown: Tobias Hill

: The Material World

Scuttled in 1797, the French frigate La Surveillante lay undidsturbed in Bantry Bay, off the coast of Cork, until its discovery in 1981. The science of maritime archaeology has been uncovering its secrets ever since. Presented byQuentin Cooper. Producer Sarah Empey


Producer: Sarah Empey

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Four at the Fringe

Australian comic Adam Hills comperes a night of stand-up from the Edinburgh Festival. ProducerTilusha Ghelani


Unknown: Adam Hills

: The Archers

Daniel gets a new companion. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts magazine. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: The True Story

By Alison Joseph. 9: In desperation, Lucinda's former lover, Daniel, goes round to see Richard.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Richard: David Ryall
Lucinda: Barbara Flynn
Daniel: James Laurenson
Tessa: Juliet Aubrey
Luke: Ifan Meredith
Jan: Prtyanga Elan
Hannah: Alexis Zegerman
Walter: Stephen Critchlow
Amy: Helen Longworth

: It's My Story: Michael and George

When George [text removed] , a profoundly deaf little boy struggling in a mainstream primary school, met new teaching assistant Michael Fowkes , both their lives were changed forever. Producer James Crawford


Unknown: George [text removed]
Unknown: Michael Fowkes
Producer: James Crawford

: Analysis

Home Alone. Surveys suggest that within 20 years, forty per cent of us will be living alone. Kenan Malik asks whether our culture undermines the creation of permanent relationships.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sun at 9.30pm


Unknown: Kenan Malik
Producer: Ingrid Hassler

: Costing the Earth

Green Dream Homes. How easy is it to build your own eco-friendly house? Miriam O'Reilly finds out. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Voices of the Powerless

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Mating Season

By PG Wodehouse. 9: Gussie takes to drink and a green beard after agreeing to steal Corky's dog back from the Clutches Of PC DobbS. For details see Monday

: Losers

Comedy by Niall Ashdown and Luke Sorba. Sport - a testament to physical fitness, dedication and stamina? It was, until Niall and Luke got their hands on it. Producer Martin Dempsey


Comedy By: Niall Ashdown
Comedy By: Luke Sorba.
Producer: Martin Dempsey

: Comedy's Coming Home

A re-run of a series in which British comedians travel to the countries of theirforefathers. KulvinderGhir, star of Goodness Gracious Me, visits India. Producer Graham Frost (R)


Producer: Graham Frost

: News

: Book of the Week: Hold theEnlightenment

Part 4. Repeated from 9.45am

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