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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop James Mehaffey.


Unknown: James Mehaffey.

: 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 the Rt Rev James Jones.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: James Jones.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr is joined by two grandes dames of English literature. He talks to Doris Lessmg about her latest book, The Grandmothers, and to Ab Byatt about The Little Black Book of Stories.
Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: Doris Lessmg
Unknown: Ab Byatt
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Daily Service

With AN Hutchison. 0 What Their Joy (Regnator
Orbis). Romans 8, wl8-25. Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock). From Glory to Glory Advancing
(Sheen). With Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Director of music James Henderson.


Music: James Henderson.

: Book of the Week: Trawler

After Borneo and the Congo, explorer Redmond O'Hanlonfaceshistoughesttripyet.inthemid-Atlantic on board a fishing boat-with an exhilarating crew and some remarkable fish. Abridged in five parts by Alison Joseph. Read by David Rintoul. Part 1. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Read By: David Rintoul.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 The Chasseur and the Nun
Parti of this week's Woman's Hour drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

: A Class Act

New series The first of three programmes charting a brave experiment in education: the launch of a new secondary school on the site of a failing one. Sats exams and an Ofsted inspection loom, while the original intake of 11-year-olds must also cope with becoming teenagers. producerSue Mitchell

: Agatha Christie's Taken at the Flood

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell. 4: The inquest on the death of the stranger has taken place, but Poirot is greatly disturbed hutho the case is taking.
Director/Producer Enyd Williams
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This full-cast dramatisation featuring
Hercule Poirot is available on audio cassette and CD from today at .all good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell.
Producer: Enyd Williams
Unknown: Hercule Poirot
Poirot: John Moffatt
Supt Spence: Robert Lang
Lynn: Susannah Corbett
Frances: Caroline Wildi
Jeremy: Andrew Sachs
Kathie: Elizabeth Proud
Lionel: Loan Meredith
Rowley: Lfan Meredith
Rosaleen: Fritha Goodey
Mrs Leadbetter: Mary Wimbush

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Masterteam

Peter Snow hosts the challenging nationwide general knowledge quiz. This week's teams are from Aberdeen and the West Midlands
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: High Noon at the Sad Cafe

ByVal Syms Thelma Barlow plays retired dancer and magician's assistant Belle in a comedy of property and propertea. When John's new wife Marj runs off with all his money and Hughie from Condiments of Distinction, the HappyOasis cafe turns into the Slough of Despond, a transformation not even the arrival of his long-lost mother seems able to reverse.
Producer Chris Wallis


Unknown: Val Syms
Unknown: Thelma Barlow
Producer: Chris Wallis
Belle: Thelma Barlow
John: Phil Heame
Stan: Paul Broughton
Damien: Stephen Fletcher
MD: Rod Arthur
Giles: Phillip Cotterill
Rita: Angela Walsh
Arthur: Stephen Aintree
Maisie: Genevieve Walsh
Dawn: Lynda Thornhill

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests answer personal finance questions. Producer Chris A'Court


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: Colours of the World: Stories from theBelfast Festival

Specially commissioned forthe Belfast Festival at Queen's, five acclaimed writers read their light-hearted stories before an audience.
1: Freckles by Peter Sheridan. Young Nuala Ahern is teased about her freckles until herfather comes up With an ingenious plan. ProducerHeatherBrennon


Unknown: Peter Sheridan.
Unknown: Nuala Ahern

: Migration

Soundscape: The Serengeti March
Adjoa Andoh narrates the first of five programmes following the migration of a female wildebeest and her calf across East Africa. 1: Kimbea is still a young adult but this is herfifth annual migration and, hardened by the experiences of the past, she is ready for what lies ahead. Written by Paul Dodgson. Wildlife sound recordists Chris Watson and Owen Newman
Producer Sarah Blunt The Migration series continues at 9pm


Unknown: Adjoa Andoh
Written By: Paul Dodgson.
Unknown: Chris Watson
Unknown: Owen Newman

: The Food Programme

Restaurants. Simon Parkes examines Britain's love affairwith Italian food. He meets some of those
Italians who set up many of the country's well-known cafes, delis and restaurants in postwar Britain. He also meets the chefs trying to rekindle a dwindling interest in traditional COOking. Extended repeat of yesterday


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: Four Corners

Gavin Esler and guests discuss international issues Of the day. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Quote.... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes are Jasmine Birtles ,
Christopher Brookmyre , Sir David Steel and Dillie Keane. The reader is William Franklyn.
ProducerCarol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A collection of highlights from over 21 years of this panel game is available on audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Jasmine Birtles
Unknown: Christopher Brookmyre
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Dillie Keane.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Archers

Caroline faces a tough decision. Repeated tomorrow at 2prr

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets Art Spiegelman , who won a Pulitzer Prize for Maus, the story of a Holocaust survivor and his son, told in the form of a comic book. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Art Spiegelman
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Chasseur and the Nun

By Nick McCarty. In five parts, based on the letters of Mariana Alcoforado. 1: Forthe young Portuguese nun it is love at first sight when she sees a handsome French officer ride into the square outside her convent
Director Jane Morgan Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Nick McCarty.
Unknown: Mariana Alcoforado.
Director: Jane Morgan
Mariana: Charlotte Allam
Mariana in old age: Mary Wimbush
Donna: Connie Walker
Balthazar: John McAndrew
Senor Alcoforado: Keith Drinkel

: The New X-Files

Last year Gerry Northam revealed just how seriously postwar governments took the many reports of alien and UFO sightings overthe UK's skies. Tonight he brings the story up to date with more reports from Britain's secret X-files. Producer David Lewis


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: David Lewis

: The Last Post

Si nee it first crossed the deserts of ancient Egypt, the pigeon post has been used to carry messages. Can it survive in the world of emails and instant communication? With reader Tim Pigott-Smith . Producer Mark Rickards


Reader: Tim Pigott-Smith
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Migration

Migration - Heading South. A team from the BBC
Natural History Unit and the Wildfowl and Wetlands
Trust went to the northern extremes of Russia to find Bewick's and Whooper swans. Some of these swans were fitted with devices that enabled the team to follow them all the way back to the UK. Presented by Lionel Kelleway. Producer Julian Hector Revised repeat Repeated tomorrow at 11am
The Migration series continues on Wednesday at 9pm


Presented By: Lionel Kelleway.
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: My Life as a Fake

By Peter Carey , abridged by Sally Marmion in ten parts. 6: In Kuala Lumpur, Sarah Wode-Douglass has become fixated with Christopher Chubb and the story of his literary hoax. Read by Barbara Flynn. Producer DiSpeirs


Unknown: Peter Carey
Abridged By: Sally Marmion
Unknown: Sarah Wode-Douglass
Unknown: Christopher Chubb
Read By: Barbara Flynn.

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

With Mark D'Arcy.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.

: News

: Book

of the Week: Trawler
Parti. Repeated from 9.45am

: BBC Schools

Digital only
3.00 Numbertime: Mental Maths Year 1 Age 5-6
3.15 Reading Tree Stories: 5-6 3.30 Alphabet Time: 4-6
3.40 Alphabet Time First Phonics: 4-6 3.50 Playtime: 3-5
4.10 Hopscotch: 5-7 4.25 Scottish Resources: 7-9
4.40 Scottish Resources- 10-12: Wallace's Scotland

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