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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: FarmingToday

With Sarah Mukerjee.


Unknown: Sarah Mukerjee.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Martha Kearney.
6 25 7 25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: On the Ropes

New series 1/6. John Humphrys talks to Angela and Terry Cannings about the four years during which
Angela was accused of killing three of their children, jailed, and finally proved innocent. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: John Humphrys
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Routemasters

4/5. Pedestrian Crossings. The motor car and the pedestrian have had an uneasy relationship since me advent of the Belisha beacon crossings in 1934. Joe Kerr investigates the story of the Ampelmannthe Berlin pedestrian traffic signal that became a cultural icon to East Germans after reunification.
Producer Hilary Dunn . - ---.


Unknown: Joe Kerr
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Enemy of Apathy
(Thainaky). 1 Corinthians 2, w6-12. Come, Holy Spirit
(Veni, Sancte Spiritus). When Our Lord Walked the Earth
(Personent Hodie). Di rector of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: Countdown to D-Day

2/5. Extracts from Field Marshall Montgomery s memoirs are introduced by Peter Caddick-Adams . Field Marshall Montgomery is read by Jeremy Child. For more details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Introduced By: Peter Caddick-Adams
Unknown: Marshall Montgomery
Read By: Jeremy Child.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 D-Day minus 5: Taking Leave
The Woman's Hour drama by Arnold Evans , from a story by Mike Walker.
For details seedrama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Arnold Evans
Story By: Mike Walker.

: Nature

3/8. Battleship Reef. Afterservingfor30years the frigate HMS Scylla recently began a new career as an artificial reef off the Cornish coast. Paul Evans explores the construction and uses of artificial reefs as well as the Wildlife they attract. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Evans

: No Fixed Abode, Cricklewood

2/2. Comedian and Goodies aficionado Phill Jupitus talks to Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie abouttheir zany TV comedy seriesthe Goodies. The show caused scheduling problems for BBC bosses who couldn't decide whether The Goodies was a kids'show or adult entertainment. producer Libby cross


Talks: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 10am


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: A Club of Small Men

In the 1930s, Canadian musician Colin McPhee became entranced by the traditional music of Bali: the gamelan.
He was moved by the poverty that surrounded him to buy instruments forthe children of the village where he lived. Those boys went on to become famous fortheir playing all over Bali. Maria Bakkalapulo revisits the island to talk to the original Balinese child musicians, now in their
70s. She also talks to Philip Glass about the profouna effect McPhee's obsession with the gamelan has had on his own compositions. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Musician: Colin McPhee
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 3: The Tragedy of Hanbury Street

3/5 By Bert Coules, inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Charlotte Adams is young, idealistic and happily absorbed in her volunteer work among the poor and suffering of the East End. So why should she kill herself?
Producer/Director Patrick Rayner.
BBC Radio Collection: A large selection of Sherlock Holmes adventures is available on audio cassette, with some also on CD. The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2, is available on cassette and CD from 7 June from good retail outlets or from [web address removed] Call [number removed]


Writer: Bert Coules
Stories by: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Producer/Director: Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Andrew Sachs
Miss Adams: Lindsay Duncan
Miss Wallace: Colette O'Neil
Charlotte: Lydia Leonard
Matthew: John Rowe
Jonathan: Chris Moran
Treeves: Philip Fox
Mrs Quilley: Frances Jeater
Emily: Jaimi Barbakoff

: Euro Election Call

Your chance to put your points about the European
Elections directly to a leading politician. Presented by Nick Clarke. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.15pm Poducer Martin Rosenbaum


Presented By: Nick Clarke.
Unknown: Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

: Hay Fever

1/4. Four new stories from this year s Hay Festival programme for children.
MeetingCezanne. Written and read by Michael Morpurgo. Yannick goes to stay with relatives in Provence, where he encounters the greatest painter in the world. Producers Emma Harding and Liz Allard


Read By: Michael Morpurgo.
Producers: Emma Harding
Producers: Liz Allard

: Public Records, Private Lives

2/5 Linda Pressly meets an eclectic mix of professional researchers who make a living from selling their historical skills. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Linda Pressly

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton looks at the boom in the restoration and conservation business and asks whether old craft skills could rejuvenate modern building techniques. Producer Rosamund Jones


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Rosamund Jones

: The Learning Curve

A guide to the wide world of learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The In Crowd

New series 1/6. The comedy sketch show, recorded in Manchester's Comedy Store, starring Robin Ince , Helen Moon , Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Robin Ince
Unknown: Helen Moon
Unknown: Smug Roberts
Unknown: Kate Ward.
Producer: Graham Frost

: The Archers

The Carters go on the move. ForcastseeFri Rptd tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show and investigates the fate of the 30 or more films released in Britain last month: how many are still visible on the big screen? Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: D-Day minus 5: Taking Leave

By Arnold Evans , from a story by Mike Walker.
On 1 June 1944 a Tommy makes an unscheduled visit to a Welsh school.
Director Gilly Adams Forfurther details seeyesterday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Arnold Evans
Story By: Mike Walker.
Director: Gilly Adams Forfurther
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Peggy: Mali Harries
Ben: Steven Meo

: File on 4

The Government's health reforms promise local control of services through new Primary Care Trusts.
Gerry Northam investigates these trusts - reported to have real power only as long as they do what Whitehall wants - and asks how democratic New Labour's NHS really is. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Sarah Lewthwaite

: In Touch

Peter White with news of interest to blind and partially Sighted people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

9/9. Forty years ago autism was thought to affect less than one person in 1,000. Today that figure is closer to one in 100 -that's half a million people across the UK. Now that links with the MMR vaccine have largely been dismissed, is it simply a matter of better awareness and more inclusive diagnostic criteria or is there something else going on? Dr Mark Porter finds out the latest on the condition and its treatment.
Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Producer: Helen Sharp

: On the Ropes

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Far Cry

7/10. Life on a Tea-Garden. Teresa absorbs the sights and sounds of her new life at her sister's bungalow in Assam. By Emma Smith. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Emma Smith.

: Tim Merryman's Days of Clover

3/4. After the Goldrush. Comedy drama by Ray Connolly. Tim's firstjob interview with the youthful and exuberant entrepreneurs at plumray.com leads to a number of entertaining blunders.
Producer Louis Armitage Director Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Ray Connolly.
Producer: Louis Armitage
Director: Dirk Maggs
Tim: Duncan Preston
Amy: Tessa Peake-Jones
Holly: Catherine Shepherd
Joe: Leo Bill
Dan: Mark Straker
Sally: Rachel Preece
Vik: Ryan McCluskey
Ollie: Tom George
Shop assistant: Cathy Sara

: The Cape Homers' Final Farewell

Since 1937, Cape Homers, men and women who rounded the Horn on commercial sailing vessels, have met every year to share their stories of those voyages. Now they've decided to disband. Todd Jarrell joins them at their final meeting in St Malo. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Todd Jarrell

: News

: Book of the Week: Countdown

to D-Day 2/5. Field Marshall Montgomery 's memoirs. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Marshall Montgomery

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