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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Blair Robertson.


Unknown: Blair Robertson.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock.


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.

: 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. The monarchs: page 25


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

: The Child Migrants

Charles Wheeler tells the story of the migration of children from Britain from the 1900s to 1967.
3: Wheeler looks at the different schemes and their long-term impact. Producer David Prest Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: David Prest

: The Citizens

Italy. Idris Sanneh is Italy's best-known immigrant and one of the few black people seen on Italian television. Born in Senegal, he rose to fame in Italy as a passionate football commentator. He tells Paul Henley how he takes advantage of his fame to help other immigrants and to promote multiculturalism. Producer Arlene Gregorius


Unknown: Paul Henley
Producer: Arlene Gregorius

: Book of the Week: The Curious Life ofRobert Hooke

Richard Mitchley reads the first excerpt from Lisa Jardine 's new biography of inventor, engineer, architect and maverick scientist Robert Hooke. Adapted and abridged by Libby Spurrier. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Richard Mitchley
Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Unknown: Robert Hooke.
Abridged By: Libby Spurrier.
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Daily Service

From St German's Church, Cardiff, with the Rev Roy Jenkins and the Welsh Chamber Singers. Director of music Avril Harding.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Music: Avril Harding.

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 Our Kath Part 1 of the Woman's Hour drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
The monarchs: page 25

: Inside the Bar

A series in which Clive Anderson lifts the lid on the world of the barrister-at-law. This week he focuses on the role of the SO-Calledjunior. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: David Perry

: Shuttle Diplomacy

A four-part comedy drama by Marianne Carey.
3: As Ronnie struggles to cope with a succession of minor domestic crises, Claire encourages him to ingratiate himself with the new First Minister-the belligerent and uncompromising Jenny McBain.
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Director/producer David Ian Neville


Unknown: Marianne Carey.
Unknown: Jenny McBain.
Unknown: Crawford Logan
Ronnie: Simon Tait
Claire: Tamara Kennedy
Holly: Emma Ballantine
Tom: James Quintal-Norris
Alec/Eric: Crawford Logan
Jenny/Brenda: Carol Ann Crawford
Lydia: Lucy Paterson

: You and Yours

With John Waite and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Brain of Britain 2003

The third semi-final of the quiz features contestants from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the north of 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: Bloody Stefi

By Robin Brooks and Richard Heacock.

In 1907, the young Hungarian violinist Stefi Geyer was at the height of her fame, enchanting audiences with her beauty and her playing. That summer, two composers became besotted with her: Bela Bartok and Othmar Schoeck. Each rival sought to immortalise his new-found muse by writing her a violin concerto.


Writer: Robin Brooks
Writer: Richard Heacock
Violinist: Stefi Geyerw
Pianist: Robert Markham
Violinist: Judith Templeman
Producer: Rosie Boulton
Producer: Peter Leslie Wild
Stefi: Cathy Sara
Bartok: Tom Goodman-Hill
Schoeck: James Howard
Other roles: Alexander Delamere
Other roles: Bella Merlin

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests answer personal finance questions. Producer Jennifer Clarke


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: Same Difference

From the love that dared not speak its name to "coming out" and beyond, these five stories, abridged by Cathy Stewart , mark the different stages in the lesbian and gay experience. 1: Arthur Snatchfold by EM Forster, read by Simon Russell Beale. The tedium of a weekend country visit is enlivened for Sir Richard Conway by the presence of a handsome young man. Director Richard Wortley


Abridged By: Cathy Stewart
Unknown: Arthur Snatchfold
Read By: Simon Russell
Unknown: Sir Richard Conway
Director: Richard Wortley

: Dance Saves Lives!

The first of five stories about the transforming power of dance. 1: Helen Lewis survived the winter of 1944 in a concentration camp because she could dance. Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Helen Lewis
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon looks at the diets of young people. Extended repeat of yesterday


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

In the last of this series, Ernie Rea talks with his guests about the place of faith in today's world. Producer Liz Leonard


Talks: 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 to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes are Annie Caulfield , Brough Scott , Matthew d'Ancona and John Sergeant. The reader is Meryl O'Keeffe.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 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: Annie Caulfield
Unknown: Brough Scott
Unknown: John Sergeant.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Nigel Clashes with Siobhan. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with news from the arts world, including the knowing romantic comedy, set in New York in 1962, Down with Love, starring
Ewan McGregor and ReneeZellweger. Producer Nicola Hoiioway


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Ewan McGregor
Producer: Nicola Hoiioway

: Our Kath

By Claire Luckham. 1: The life story of contralto Kathleen Ferrier , who died, aged only 41 on 8 October 1953. The first often parts
Producer/director Janet Whitaker Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Claire Luckham.
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Director: Janet Whitaker
Winifred: Shirley Dixon
Alice: Marlene Sidaway
William: Alan Williams
Kath, aged 3: Amira McCarthy
Kath, aged 9: Stephanie Rawson
George, aged 8: Simon Holmes
George, aged 15: Nigel Pilkington
Miss Walker: Anne Carroll

: Document

4: Lucilla and the Lost Lands. Mike Thomson investigates the strange, sad case of Miss Lucilla Reeve , one of hundreds of farmers who gave their homes to the army fortraining purposes during the Second World War in the mistaken belief they would get them back once the war was over. The legislation that allowed this to take place in wartime may soon be replaced by even more draconian legislation that could see it happen again today. Producer Jane Ray


Unknown: Mike Thomson
Unknown: Miss Lucilla Reeve
Producer: Jane Ray

: The Listeners

Peter White mixes his own experiences as a blind man reliant on his acute sense of listening with three other men who also listen for minute signs of life - a heart-murmur consultant, a scientistwho tunes in to the sound of the universe and a rescue workerwho listens for signs of life beneath collapsed buildings.
Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Nature

Pheasants. In two days' time it will be the start ofthe pheasant-shooting season. Huge numbers are bred and released into the countryside but the majority of them are never actually "bagged". Paul Evans explores what's driving the ever-growing popularity of pheasant shooting and the effect of their increase in population on wildlife habitats.
Producer Sheena Duncan Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Paul Evans
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: The Child Migrants

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Clare Bolderson.


Unknown: Clare Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Pompeii

By Robert Harris. Abridged and produced in ten parts by Lisa Osborne. Read by David Tennant.
6: "Huge white creatures were issuing from beneath the earth ahead of them, as if the roof of Hades had been split apart...."


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

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles offamily life.


Unknown: John Peel

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Curious Life ofAM Robert Hooke Parti. Repeatedfrom9.45am

: BBC Schools

3.00 Numbertime: Mental Maths Year 13.15 Reading Tree
Stories 3.30 Alphabet Time: Letters C and D 3.40 Alphabet Time First Phonics 3.50 Playtime 4.10 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.25 Scottish Resources 7-9 4.40 Scottish Resources 10-12: Relationships (new unit)

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