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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

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


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: The New Jerusalem

I Newseries 1: Never Again. In the first part of anew series about the rebuilding of Britain after the Second World War, Gavin Esler listens to the memories of those involved in Labour's landslide election
Victory in 1945. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Jane Ashley

: Headstrong and Proud

Michael Crick examines the small political societies that survive as discussion and debating forums.
This week he joins members of the Headstrong Club in Lewes as they consider the work of Thomas Paine. Producer Vicky Shepherd


Unknown: Michael Crick
Unknown: Thomas Paine.
Producer: Vicky Shepherd

: Book of the Week: Billy Ruffian

By David Cordingly. 4: The Billy Ruffian plays host to Napoleon afterhis surrendertothe British. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: David Cordingly.
Unknown: Billy Ruffian

: Daily Service

With the Rt Rev George Stack. Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun (Morning Hymn). 1 Thessalonians 4,
W13-18 If We Believe (Goss). 0 Lord My God (How Great Thou Art). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: George Stack.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour from 10.35

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Tall One Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
The first day's play in the final Test of the summer.
Commentary from the Oval by Jonathan Agnew
Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins ana
Neil Manthrop. Including at 12.45 County Talk.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Neil Manthrop.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: From Our Own Correspondent

Newseries More reports from BBC correspondents from around the world, looking at the news, colour and background behind the headlines. Presented by KateAdie. Producer TonyGrant

: With Great Pleasure

From the Eden Project in Cornwall, where its founder and chief executive, Tim Smit , presents some of his favourite pieces of prose and poetry. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated Sun at 12.15am


Unknown: Tim Smit
Producer: Viv Beeby

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Diana Madill. The final part of the home-improvement series deals with the problems of loft conversions. The myth about lofts: page 35


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Diana Madill.

: 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: Eenie Meenie Macka Racka

H Julia Copus 's first radio play features ten-year-old Jess, who masks the unhappiness of her broken home through a fantasy world. But her childish daydreams are punctured when she starts learning the truth aboutthe adults surrounding her Director Jim Poyser


Unknown: H Julia Copus
Director: Jim Poyser
Jess: Poppy Rusn
MrKahn: Vincent Ebrahim
Alice: Rosie Fleeshman
Mum: Sian Reeves
Siddeeq: Parvez Qadir

: Questions, Questions

New series Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving show and helps provide answers to those intriguing questions from everyday life. PHONE: [number removed] email: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk Producer Eve Streeter


Unknown: Stewart Henderson

: Radio 4 Appeal

Joanna Lumley makes an appeal on behalf of the Tibet Relief Fund. Donations: [address removed]Credit-card donations: [number removed] Repeat of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: White Magic

4: Auntie Shar's Seasoning by Gee Williams. When a Goan mail-order bride drops in at a women's centre, it isn't to take refuge but to offer assistance. Read by Clare Isaac. For details see Monday


Read By: Clare Isaac.

: Hot under the Collar

4: Chinese Collars. Rosie Goldsmith finds out how these stand-up collars evolved and what they say about China. Fordetails see Monday (R)


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to the Booker Prize-winning author Pat Barker about her new novel, Double Vision . Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Pat Barker

: The Material World

The Orkney Islands are home to an International Science Festival. Quentin Coopervisitsthe islands to find out how the Orcadians are making use of their natural energy resources. Could their attitudes towards renewable energy be a model for the whole Of the U K? Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Quentin Coopervisitsthe
Producer: Martin Redfern

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: That Mitchell and Webb Sound

Comedy sketches from the inside-out world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb , including what James Bond is really like as a party guest. With
Olivia Colman and James Bachman. Producer Gareth Edwards


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

: The Archers

Farm Watch swings into action. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock with arts news, reviews and an interview with novelist JeanetteWinterson, who is about to publish The Kingof Capri, a book for children. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: The Tall One

By Claire Luckham. 4: Sweet Lorraine. Simon, the sisters' paediatrician, gives an indication of what it is like to care for the girls.
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Claire Luckham.
Simon: Ewan Stewart
Bernie: Tilly Vosburgh
Lorraine: Amelia Lowdell
Sam: Anna Maxwell Martin

: It's My Story: The Culture Club

Norman Heatley is not a name normally associated with the miracle cure of penicillin, but this modest 92-year-old is the last surviving member of the Oxford Penicillin Team that played a pivotal role in the drug's development and ensured it was available in quantity in time for the D-Day landings of June 1944. Dr Heatley talks to Ruth Evans about his memories of those pioneering days. Producer Ruth Evans


Unknown: Norman Heatley
Unknown: Ruth Evans
Producer: Ruth Evans

: Analysis

Safe As Houses? With its plans to help key workers find affordable homes, liberalise the planning laws and make our mortgages more in line with other European countries, the Government wants the housing market to achieve much wider political goals. David Walker asks if these efforts at reforming the notoriously sensitive world of property will work, and what they might mean for all of us who own homes. Last in series.
Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Simon Coates

: Leading Edge

New series The topical science programme returns with Geoff Watts investigating a new class of biologically inspired robots, mimicking the anatomy oftenacious insects. By capturing the essence of insect movement, researchers believe these autonomous robots will prove vital for previously unattainable space exploration, environmental sensing and military activity. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: The New Jerusalem

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Caroline Wyatt.


Unknown: Caroline Wyatt.

: Book at Bedtime: So Long, See You Tomorrow

ByWilliam Maxwell. Part9. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Bywilliam Maxwell.

: Trapped: 1: All Downhill from Here

New series Comedy dramas written by and starring Mark and Daniel Maier that tell a different story each week about people who are trapped either emotionally or physically.
When two couples go on a skiing holiday they have no idea what lies ahead. Starring Olivia Colman, Chris Pavlo and Joanna Holden.


Unknown: Daniel Maierthattell
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: Chris Pavol
Unknown: Joanna Holden.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: Journey of a Lifetime

Damian Welch visits the tiny atolls of Tokelauin in the south Pacific. He finds that the inhabitants and their culture and customs are at risk from global warming. Producer Neil George (R)


Unknown: Damian Welch
Producer: Neil George

: News

: Book of the Week: Billy Ruffian

Part 4. Repeated from 9.45am

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