Attention AllShipping - a Journey Round the Shipping Forecast1/5. ByCharlie Connelly. The shippingforecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chimingthe hour. Yet, recognisable though the sea areas are by name few people give much thought to where they are orwhat they contain. So Charlie Connelly set off on a journey into the shipping forecast to find out. North Utsire, South Utsire, Cromarty. Abridged by Beatrice Colin , read by Tim Goodman-Hill . Producer Gaynor Macfarlane Repeated at 12.30am
Presented by Judy Merry. In Christ There Is No East or West
(St Peter). 2 Timothy 41 w 1-5. Let All the World (Vaughan
Williams). I Have Decided to Follow Jesus (Assam). With the Belmont University Chorale, Nashville, Tennessee. Directors of music Edgar Scruggs and Jane Warren.
Damien Hirst and Angus Fairhurst , two of Britain's most celebrated artists, travel to western Uganda with Rungwe Kingdon , the man who casts theirwork in bronze. The aim oftheirtrip is to seethe country where Rungwe grew up (and is now building its first sculpture foundry) and to meet some of the local artists Who Will be involved. Producer Thomas Morris
Keen to get closer to James Lacey, Agatha joins his walking group. But she is soon embroiled in a saga of murder, lust and Wellington boots.
Three women fight against more than the elements on an expedition to the North Pole. Written by Andrew S Walsh.
Fiona Tracy Wiles Kim Alice Hart expedition to me North Pole.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
1/5. A week of short stories written by Margaret Bonham , first published in 1948. Read by Emma Fielding .
The Horse Angela puts all her efforts into her homework while her mother hosts a small drinks party for her intellectual friends. Producer Elizabeth Allard
Australian Terroir. Andrew Jefford is in Australia to discover what difference it would make to the wine industrythere if a link is established between the wines and the soil in which they are grown. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm
4/6. The nation's favourite wireless entertainment pays a return visit to the Grand Opera House in Belfast for more inspired nonsense. Regular panellists
Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined by Jack Dee, with Humphrey Lyttelton in the chair and Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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1/5. Written by Lorraine McCann. Lets (Local Exchange Trading System) is a way of bartering that operates in towns and cities across Britain. These comic dramas are inspired by a series of trades between strangers. Neil is in crisis: his high-flyingjob and prestigious career is not fulfilling him. He turns to Lets to salve his conscience and is surprised to find psychic Leanne is unimpressed.
Director Lu Kemp Repeated from 10.45am
1/8. What Does It Mean to Be a European Muslim ?
Mohammed is now the commonest single name given to babies in Rome. The European Union may still be a Christian club, but its leaders rule a growing and increasingly assertive Muslim minority. More and more of Europe's politicians want to exert state control over what imams preach. Tim Whewell travels to Ireland, Holland and France to find out if this is a policy that can work. Repeated from Thursday
6/8. Manx Shearwater. The Manx shearwater lives for more than 50 years and migrates thousands of miles to South America each winter. As 90 per cent of the world's population breed in the British Isles, we are responsible for its wellbeing. Lionel Kelleway investigates the natural history of these fascinating birds and finds out what we are doing to ensure their long-term survival. Producer Joanne Stevens Repeated tomorrow at 11am
Ll/10. After the Accident. Liz Jensen 's tense psychological thriller about a nine-year-old boy in a profound coma after a mysterious accident and the neurologist who hopes to bring him back to consciousness is abridged by Roger Pine. The readers are Andrew Hilton as Dr Pascal Dannachet and Jordan Waller as Louis Drax. Producer Sara Davies
3.00 Let's Make a Story (ages 5-7) 3.15 Just Poetry (ages 10-11)
3.25 Just Poetry (ages 10-11) 3.35 Just Poetry (ages 10-11)
3.45 Word Games (ages 7-11) 4.00 Word Games (ages 7-11)
4.15 Word Games (ages 7-11)
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