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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Leslie Carroll.


Unknown: Leslie Carroll.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Edward Stourton and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: The Child Migrants

Charles Wheeler tells the shocking story of the migration of more than 150,000 children from Britain to all parts of the world from the 1900s to 1967. 2: Good British Stock. This week Wheeler looks at the early experiences of some of the children and the political background to the continuation of the migrations. Producer David Prest Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: David Prest

: The Citizens

Ukraine. Paul Henley meets Igor Kurilets , a neurosurgeon working in Ukraine. Unlike most of his rivals he refuses to accept bribes from patients and he denounces doctors who do. Not surprisingly, he has infuriated the local medical establishment, which has tried to get him barred. Henley hears the passionate arguments and watches as Dr Kurilets opens up a patient's cranium. Producer Lucy Ash


Unknown: Igor Kurilets
Producer: Lucy Ash

: Book of the Week: Cooking for Kings

Written and read by Ian Kelly. The account of the life and culinary achievements of the 18th-century Parisian slum child who grew up to be the first celebrity chef: Antonin Careme , cook to Napoleon, the Tsar and the Prince Regent. Abridged by Roger Pine. 1: Dinner chez Rothschild Producer Sara Davies Repeated at 12.30am


Read By: Ian Kelly.
Unknown: Antonin Careme
Abridged By: Roger Pine.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Daily Service

Presented by Nigel Swinford. John 1, w24-31. On
Jordan's Bank (Winchester New). Agnus Dei (Faure). Sing Alleluya Forth Ye Saints on High (Martins). With the Chapel Choir of Harrogate Ladies' College. Director of music David Andrews.


Presented By: Nigel Swinford.
Music: David Andrews.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Mansfield Park
Part6ofthe Woman's Hourdrama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Inside the Bar

New series Clive Anderson presents a three-part series that looks at the world of the barrister-at-law and the customs, practices, history and future of the Bar Contributors include Philip Sales , the "Treasury Devil", Christopher Leslie , a minister in the newly formed Departmentfor Constitutional Affairs, and senior barristers. 1: Pupils and their life at the bottom of chamber's hierarchy. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Philip Sales
Unknown: Christopher Leslie
Producer: David Perry

: Shuttle Diplomacy

A four-part comedy drama by Marianne Carey.
2: Ronnie is determined to become the new First
Minister, but will he have the support of his peers?
Director/producer David Ian Neville


Unknown: Marianne Carey.
Producer: David Ian Neville
Ronnie: Sfmon Tatt
Claire: Tamara Kennedy
Holly: Emma Ballantine
Tom: James Qulntal-Norris
Clive/Alex: Crawford Logan
Lydia: Lucy Paterson
Wallace: Ralph Riach

: You and Yours Special

One million disabled people want to work, but can't get jobs. Peter White leads a major debate exploring what can be done by employers, the Government and individuals to help them join the workforce.


Reporter: Peter White
Series Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke in Brighton.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Brain of Britain 2003

The second semi-final of the quiz features contestants from the Midlands and north-west England. Robert Robinson is in the chair. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Occasional Swim

By Annie McCartney.
When Rosa and Colm meet at their local pool a love affair quickly blossoms. But whatever the complications in Rosa's life, Colm's past requires more than a little explanation.


Writer: Annie McCartney.
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan
Rosa: Emma Fielding
Colm: Robert Glenister
Jasmine: Lizzy McLnnerny
Peter: Mick Gamer
James: Andrew Alston
Jocelyn: Frances Jeater
Jamie: Lewis Aaltonen
Evie: Juliet Aaltonen

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests answers personal finance questions. Producer Penny Haslam


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: Dangerous Calm: Stories by Elizabeth Taylor

Abridged by Richard Hamilton , read by Joanna David. 1: The Letter Writers. Two people who have written to each otherforten years face the crisis of meeting for the first time. Producer Emma Harding


Abridged By: Richard Hamilton
Read By: Joanna David.
Producer: Emma Harding

: Lend Me Your Ears

Charles Dickens thought nothing of walking 20 miles a day around London's crowded streets. But what sounds did he hear as he walked? Fiona Shaw recreates the sounds of 19th-century London. 1: A Whole Lot of Shouting Going On Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Producer: Kate McAii

: The Food Programme

It can be found in two-thirds of all manufactured foods, has been at the centre of the genetic modification row and is the subject of numerous health claims. This week, Sheila Dillon examines the soya bean. Extended repeat of yesterday


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place offaith in today's world. Producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Liz Leonard

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Quote.... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees this week are Ben Moor , Magnus Linklater , Jo Caulfield and Joyce McMillan. The reader is William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this show is available on CD and audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Ben Moor
Unknown: Magnus Linklater
Unknown: Jo Caulfield
Unknown: Joyce McMillan.
Unknown: William Franklyn.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Alistair rises to the challenge.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and the verdict on the film YoungAdam, a thriller set on the canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh, starring Ewan McGregor. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Ewan McGregor.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Mansfield Park

By Jane Austen , dramatised in ten parts by Lin Coghlan. 6: A ball is held at Mansfield Park in honour of Fanny and her brother William.
Producer/director Sally Avens Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Lin Coghlan.
Jane Austen: Amanda Root
Fanny: Felicity Jones
Edmund: Benedict Cumberbatch
Henry: James Callis
Mary: Susan Lynch
SirThomas: Tim Pigott-Smith
Lady Bertram: Uza Sadovy
Mrs Norris: Julia McKenzie
William: Richard Firth

: Document

3: An Organist's Tale. Almost the only evidence of the life and loves of James Parry , a local hero of Herefordshire and Monmouthshire, comes from his kiss 'n' tell memoir published in 1741. Mike Thomson hunts forthe merest trace verifying the raunchy tale of Parry's love affairwith the wealthy
Mary Powell , and his subsequent imprisonment and effective removal from the county. Producer Tom Alban


Unknown: James Parry
Unknown: Mike Thomson
Unknown: Mary Powell
Producer: Tom Alban

: Eagles, Owls and Nightingales

Nightingales. In the final part of a series exploring the effect that birds have had on different people's lives, astrophysicist Hubert Reeves describes how a nightingale singing outside his window when he was very ill gave him the strength to carry on. Richard Mabey , Francesca Greenoak , Jim Flegg , Dee Doody and Geoff Sample also tell of the magical place this great songster has in their lives. Producer Rosie Boulton


Unknown: Hubert Reeves
Unknown: Richard Mabey
Unknown: Francesca Greenoak
Unknown: Jim Flegg
Unknown: Dee Doody
Unknown: Geoff Sample
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: Nature

Lizards. Yvonne Ellis concludes her series about sophisticated reptiles. In the Galapagos Islands she swims with marine iguanas; on the island of Rinca in Indonesia she comes face to face with the giant komodo dragon, which breathes harmful bacteria instead of fire; and in the Sonoran Desert of North America she coaxes a venomous gila monster from its lair. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Yvonne Ellis
Producer: Brett Westwood

: The Child Migrants

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Pompeii

By Robert Harris. Abridged in ten parts by Lisa Osborne. 1: In the summer of AD 79 the mighty Aqua Augusta develops a fault in the countryside outside Pompeii. Read by David Tennant. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Robert Harris.
Unknown: Lisa Osborne.
Read By: David Tennant.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Home Truths

Repeat of Saturday at 9am

: News

: Book

of the Week: Cooking for Kings
Part 1. Repeated from 9.45am

: BBC Schools

Digital only see page 126 for details

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