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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With DrJudith Champ.

: FarmingToday

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: Voices of the Powerless

Melvyn Bragg concludes his series chronicling how great events of British history have affected the lives of ordinary people. 6: Coal and Dole.Braggisin
South Wales to hear about the experiences of miners and their families during the Depression. Producer Hannah Andrassy 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
Producer: Hannah Andrassy

: Headstrong and Proud

Michael Crick examines the small political societies that survive as discussion and debating forums. This week he joins members of the Gladstone Club as they celebrate the vision of the great Victorian prime minister.


Presenter: Michael Crick
Producer: Vicky Shepherd

: Book of the Week: Martin Luther King - a Tribute

Lorelei King reads from Joan Baez's memoirs, which offer a personal perspective on the work and influence of her friend Martin Luther King. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Lorelei King
Unknown: Joan Baez
Unknown: Martin Luther King.

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Make Me a Channel of Your Peace (Temple). 1 Peter 5, wl-7.
Lead Me, Lord (Wesley). God Is Working His Purpose Out (Benson). With the Mastersingers. Director of music James Morgan.


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.
Music: James Morgan.

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 On the Banks of Plum Creek Part 9. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Crossing Continents

Julian Pettifer investigates the damage inflicted by the Sars epidemic on the people, economy and psyche of Hong Kong. He hears criticism of the administration's handling of the crisis, and asks whether more diseases are likelyto emerge from Southern China. Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Jennie Walmsley

: With Great Pleasure

From the Shed in Ryedale, where Mike Harding entertains with his favourite prose, poetry and song. With readers Finetime Fontayne, Noreen Kershaw , Michael Fenton Stevens and Barrie Rutter.
Producer Viv Beeby Repeated Sun at 12.15am


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Noreen Kershaw
Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown: Barrie Rutter.
Producer: Viv Beeby

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Diana Madill. Continuing the home-improvement series in which bricklayer and broadcaster Jeff Howell goes behind the scenes of the building business. Extensions. He discovers that an ill-designed extension can cause serious problems between neighbours.
The myth about extensions: page 32


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: Sitting Ducks

A black comedy by Carol Willis , setin Newcastle.
Returning home from a night of petty thieving, Stuart discovers a young man teetering on the ledge of the Tyne Bridge. This unlikely duo embark on a string of evermore absurd adventures.
Director Polly Thomas


Comedy By: Carol Willis
Unknown: Tyne Bridge.
Director: Polly Thomas
Desmond: John Carter
Stuart: Donald McBride
Gloria Leah: Claire Chillery
Stan/Announcer: James Quinn

: Check Up

In the last of the current series of the health phone-in show, Barbara Myers isjoined by Professor John Lazarus of the British Thyroid Association to discuss your questions about the thyroid gland.
PHONE: [number removed] or email checkup@bbc.co.uk Producer Michelle Martin


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Professor John Lazarus
Producer: Michelle Martin

: Radio 4 Appeal

Esther Rantzen makes an appeal on behalf of the Association of Young People with ME.
Donations: [address removed]
Credit-card donations: [number removed] Repeat of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Milton Keynes

: Things We Knew Were True

9: Edie has slept with Ricky, her boyfriend from
20 years ago. Now her husband and children have arrived for her mother's funeral and she has to decide if she's going to confess. For details see Monday

: The Secret Life of Car Parks

Sculptor Ronald Rae has spent the last 15 years carving massive blocks of granite into giant elephants, lions and women in his local car park, but now he has to move on. Linda Smith takes a wry look at the highs and lows of art among the cars. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ronald Rae
Unknown: Linda Smith

: Open Book

Jenny Colgan visits the Edinburgh International Book Festival and talks to authors Kate Atkinson and James Buchan , both of whom have used the city in their works.
Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: Jenny Colgan
Unknown: Kate Atkinson
Unknown: James Buchan

: The Material World

The UK has 4 million CCTV cameras and between them they capture the average citizen 300 times each day. But are there any real pairs of eyes watching? This week Quentin Cooper finds out how new surveillance cameras may cut out the middle man and automatically identify potential trouble makers ordiscern the difference between lost luggage and a suspect package. Producer Jonathan Fildes


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Jonathan Fildes

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: That Mitchell and Webb Sound

New series Featuring comedy sketches that take a sideways look at the world, including the worst possible name for a dry-cleaning shop and the brave and dangerous work of Hairdressers Sans Frontiers. Starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb , with Olivia Colman and James Bachman. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Robert Webb
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: James Bachman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The Archers

An old face makes plans to return. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Martin Smith

: On the Banks of Plum Creek

By Laura Ingalls Wilder , dramatised by Jennifer Howarth. 9: Pa is safely back home from working back east and has paid off some of their debts, but the Ingalls family must survive another year without aharvest. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Dramatised By: Jennifer Howarth.

: It's My Story: The Indian Sceptic

Mr Premanand is a fanatical rationalist whose mission is to expose charlatans and to rid India of the superstition blighting the country. Tanya Datta joins Mr Premanand as he investigates a faith healer, tries out meditation under a pyramid and witnesses a statue growing hair. Producer Tanya Datta


Unknown: Mr Premanand
Unknown: Tanya Datta
Unknown: Mr Premanand
Producer: Tanya Datta

: Analysis

Polite Society. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto asks if civilised society can survive without rules for showing mutual respect and consideration. Producer Zareer Masani Repeated on Sun at 9.30pm


Unknown: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Producer: Zareer Masani

: Costing the Earth

In God We Trust. Alex Kirby investigates the social and environmental consequences of the extinction of the North Sea COd. Producer Martin Poyntz-Roberts


Unknown: Alex Kirby
Producer: Martin Poyntz-Roberts

: Voices of the Powerless

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: So Long, See You Tomorrow

By William Maxwell. Part9. For details see Monday


Unknown: William Maxwell.

: Losers

Comedy by Niall Ashdown and Luke Sorba. Has Luke contracted a fatal disease that'll sharpen his mind and focus his senses on one last stab at success? Producer Martin Dempsey


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

: Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8)

Why are we so obsessed with cryptic crosswords? Sandy Balfour presents an affectionate and wry exploration of a very British passion. Music by Barrington Pheloung Producer Amanda Hargreaves (R)


Unknown: Sandy Balfour
Music By: Barrington Pheloung
Producer: Amanda Hargreaves

: News

: Book of the Week: Martin Luther King -

a Tribute Part 4. Repeatedfrom9.45am

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