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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced modern times. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

Presented bythe Rev Peter Whittaker. Spirit of God, Unseen as the Wind (Skye Boat Song). Galatians 5,
W16-18, 22-25. Lead Me, Lord (Wesley). EveryTime I Feel the Spirit (arr Moses Hagan ). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.
Unknown: Moses Hagan
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: Countdown to D-Day

4/5. General Omar Bradley, commander of all American land forces on D-Day, describes the preparations for the invasion, including the disastrous rehearsal for the Normandy landings on Slapton Sands in Devon, which led to more than 700 American deaths. General Bradley is read by Colin Stinton. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: General Omar Bradley
Read By: Colin Stinton.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 D-Day minus 3: Lilly's Mum The Woman's Hour drama by Louise Ramsden , from a story by Mike Walker. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Louise Ramsden
Story By: Mike Walker.

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand
Coverage of the first day's play in the Second Test at Headingley, with commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Simon Mann , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle , and expert comments from Mike Gatting , Mike Selvey and former New Zealand captain, Jeremy Coney. And at 1.30 News and County Talk.
_ Producer Peter Baxter *Approximatet,me_


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Simon Mann
Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentary By: Bryan Waddle
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Jeremy Coney.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents around the world take a closer look at the stories in their regions. Presented by KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: Rada -100 Years On

3/3. Afterthree years at drama school, Daniel and Georgina are about to become professional actors. Adrian Lester looks attheirfinal weeks. With contributions from Lord Attenborough, Kenneth Branagh , Glenda Jackson , Richard Briers , Richard Wilson and, from the class of 1908, Athene Seyler. Producer Merilyn Harris


Unknown: Adrian Lester
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Athene Seyler.
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: You and Yours

Presented by Diana Madill and Sheila McCiennon.


Presented By: Diana Madill
Presented By: Sheila McCiennon.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK. Extended repeat from Saturday at 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: All Shook Up

Written by ian McMillan. Elvis lives! - in North Yorkshire. A middle-aged woman's sightings of the King have turned her into a local celebrity and put Ryedale on the Elvis map of fame. With Deborah McAndrew and Fine Time Fontayne. producer vivBeeby


Written By: Ian McMillan.
Unknown: Deborah McAndrew

: Euro Election Call

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


Unknown: Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

: Radio 4 Appeal

Alan Rickman appeals on behalf of Link Community Development. Donations: [address removed]Credit cards: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am


Unknown: Alan Rickman

: Hay Fever

3/4. My Dead Sheep Story. A story about the risks of not being able to tell the story. Written and read by Kevin Crossley-Holland . Fordetails see Tuesday


Read By: Kevin Crossley-Holland

: Public Records, Private Lives

4/5. Linda Pressly meets the staff of National Archives and Family Records Centre to see what make these organisations tick. For details see Monday


Unknown: Linda Pressly

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper is joined by Dr Catherine Higgitt , Higher Scientific Officer at the National Gallery, to discuss the complexities of art conservation and to find out whether the nation's Old Masters could dissolve into spots before OUr Very eyes. Producer Pamela Rutherford


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Dr Catherine Higgitt
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Revolting People

2/6. Sitcom set before the American War of Independence, written by and starring Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.
"A Kiss Is Just a Kiss". Samuel turns his shop into a bar called Sam's Place ... and an old flame called Ingrid turns up.
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer


[Writer]: Andy Hamilton
[Writer]: Jay Tarses
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Samuel: Jay Tarses
McGurk: Andy Hamilton
Capt Brimshaw: James Fleet
Mary/Ingrid: Jan Ravens
Joshua: Tony Maudsley
Ezekiel: Hugh Dennis
Cora/Celia: Penelope Nice

: The Archers

Ed uses his negotiating skills. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson hosts the arts and culture magazine programme. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: D-Day minus 3: Lilly's Mum

By Louise Ramsden , from a story by Mike Walker. On 3 June 1944 Margaret, down from Coventry, tracks down her runaway daughter in London.
Director Peter Leslie Wild
Forfurther details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Louise Ramsden
Story By: Mike Walker.
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Lilly: Emily Chennery
Margaret: Alison Belbln
Eddie: Ricci Hamett

: Separate but Equal

Fifty years ago black and white Americans led very separate lives ― separate restaurants, separate restrooms, separate schools - even the cemeteries were segregated. " Separate but equal was the law of the land. Tony Phillips travels to the Deep South, to Summerton in South Carolina, where in 1947 a preacher and a small group of African Americans initiated the most significant civil rights case in American history. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Tony Phillips
Producer: Tony Phillips

: In Business

Building Sight 1/2. Experts say that half the cement used in the world was poured in China last year and, as the country's economy grows, the skyline of many Chinese cities testifies to the fact. In the first of two programmes from China, Peter Days asks: will the construction boom end in bust?
Producer Richard Berenger Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Peter Days
Producer: Richard Berenger

: Leading Edge

Geoff Watts visits inner-city Montreal, Canada, where residents are taking part in an experiment to help them get a good night's sleep. A team of scientists have suspended giant speakers over the nearby motorway, and every evening residents are transported to the seaside, as the sounds of crashing waves mask the blare Of nightly road works. Producer Michelle Martin


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Michelle Martin

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Shortened rpt from g.ooam

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Far Cry

9/10. Up in the Naga Hills. Teresa fleetingly finds her Utopia before returning to the bungalow and some unwelcome news. Written by Emma Smith and read by Claudie Blakley. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Naga Hills.
Written By: Emma Smith
Read By: Claudie Blakley.

: Radio 9

2/4. The dark and peculiar series once more takes to the airwaves. Welcome back to this notional and irrational home of the terminally strange. Written and performed by Johnny Daukes and Hils Barker. Producers Johnny Daukes and Katie Marsden


Unknown: Johnny Daukes
Unknown: Hils Barker.
Producers: Johnny Daukes
Producers: Katie Marsden

: Gosling in Retail

Tracing the varied paths taken by one Italian family,
Ray Gosling visits Barrow-in-Furness, Morecambe and Leicester, in search of the Bruccianis. More than 100 years ago, Luigi Brucciani walked across Europe to
London and sold plaster casts for a living. By the Second World War, Brucciani's ice cream and coffee bars were well known across the North West. Today, branches of the family are still in the catering trade, though the business has altered radically. Producer Bob Dickinson


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Luigi Brucciani
Producer: Bob Dickinson

: News

: Book of the Week: CountdowntoD-Day

4/5. General Omar Bradley. Rptdfrom9.45am


Unknown: General Omar Bradley.

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