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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Farming Today

With Giles Latcham.


Unknown: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With Stephen Sackur and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.


Unknown: Stephen Sackur
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.

: Midsummer Sins

6/8. Sloth. Beryl Bainbridge , Tom Hodgkinson and AC Grayling discuss the easiest of sins to commit. With Joan Bakewell. ProducerCathieMahoney Repeatedat9.30pm


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Unknown: Tom Hodgkinson
Unknown: Joan Bakewell.

: Made in Shetland

1/3. Here are three Shetlanders who are finding
21st-century applications for theirtraditional crafts and products. Farmer Ronnie Eunson was told his native sheep and cattle would never sell in supermarkets. Today his beef and lamb take pride of place in one of London's top butcher shops. Producer Lynne Mennie


Unknown: Ronnie Eunson
Producer: Lynne Mennie

: Daily Service

Presented by Canon Noel Vincent. 0 Jesus, I Have Promised (Wolvercote), Luke 20, w45-end; 21, wl-4. To You, 0 Lord (Rachmaninov). Woke Up
This Morning (spiritual, arr Walker). Director of music Christopher Walker.


Presented By: Canon Noel Vincent.
Music: Christopher Walker.

: Book of the Week: The Swamp of Death

3/5. It is March 1890. Within days of arriving in Canada. Benwell is dead and Pelly and Birchall are arrested for murder. Fordetails see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 The Maharajah's Daughters By Clive Bradley. 3/5. The Woman's Hour drama. Fordetails see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Clive Bradley.

: Voices from the Dark

3/3. Martin Wainwright looks at three moments in history when the Islamic and Christian worlds have taken an eager interest in one another's affairs.
The Translation Bureau. When, following its military and economic decline in the mid-19th century, the Ottoman empire turned towards Europe, the foreign ideas that came along with the technical information processed by the Sultan's Translation Bureau helped lay the foundations for the modern state of Turkey. Producer sue waidram


Unknown: Martin Wainwright

: Snap

6/6. Doug and Molly go on a secret date in the countryside. They both want to be together again but now that they've told each other, getting close isn 't as simple as they thought it would be. Bv Paul Mendelson.
Director David Ian Neville


Unknown: Paul Mendelson.
Director: David Ian Neville
Molly: Rebecca Lacey
Doug: Paul Venables
Kaz: Soumaya Keynes
Emma: Soumaya Keynes
Ryan: Jessie Sullivan
Raymond: Jonathan Taller
Annie: Marlene Sldawav

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Sheila McClennon.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Food Quiz

3/6. What's a fucivore's favourite food? How is porridge traditionally eaten? Which wine writer had a bit part in a Hollywood blockbuster? Jay Rayner 's guests
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall , food writers Anissa Helou and Sue Lawrence and greengrocer Charlie Hicks chew over these culinary conundrums. Producer Paula McGinley


Unknown: Jay Rayner
Unknown: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Unknown: Anissa Helou
Unknown: Sue Lawrence
Unknown: Charlie Hicks
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Secrets in Sepia

Jean Alexander plays Lilian in this comedy of family affairs, It's a bit of a shock for Lilian when her sister
Mabel dies suddenly, but it's nothing compared to the surprises waiting in Mabel's photo album. By ValSyms.
Director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Jean Alexander
Director: Chris Wallis
Lilian: Jean Alexander
Walter: Anthony Wingate
Mr Mills: Stefan Escreet
Dorothy: Eithne Brown
Edna: Melissa Sinden
Miles: Roger Delves-Broughton

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Rowerdew , Bunny Guinness and John Cushnie answer questions posed by Merseyside gardeners. Eric Robson is in the chair. With Gardening Weather Forecast. at 2pm


Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Walking Stories

3/5. The Good Soldier Svejk. It's time to rejoin the regiment. But where is it? Written by Jaroslav Hasek and read byDermotCrowley. For details see Monday


Written By: Jaroslav Hasek

: Olympic Stories

3/5. David Grindley. In 1992, aged 19, Grindley won bronze medal as part of Britain's 4x400m relay team in Barcelona. Ayear later, injury shattered his dreams of a glittering career. Diane Modahl talks to him. For details see Monday


Unknown: David Grindley.
Talks: Diane Modahl

: Thinking Allowed

Intolerable Strangers. Amsterdam's tolerance is showing signs of strain. One particular flashpoint is the issue of immigration. Whereas the city has traditionally welcomed immigrants there has been a hardening of attitudes towards those wanting to settle in Holland.
Laurie Taylor looks at who is visible and who is not on the streets of Amsterdam, Producer Natasha Maw


Producer: Natasha Maw

: Case Notes

2/6. Prescription Drugs. Doctors are under increasing pressure to cut back on the number of drugs they prescribe and to use the cheapest alternative wherever possible. But is this affecting patient care? Find out with Dr Mark Porter. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter.

: PM

Presented by Carolyn Quinn.

: Concrete Cow

6/6. War. A sketch show in which anything is possible. This week, a war poet is told the troops prefer limericks. With Robert Webb , Beth Chalmers , Catherine Shepherd , Steven Kynman , Abigail Burdess and Chris Pavlo. Written by James Cary. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Robert Webb
Unknown: Beth Chalmers
Unknown: Catherine Shepherd
Unknown: Steven Kynman
Unknown: Abigail Burdess
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Written By: James Cary.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Jazzer gets his own Mrs Robinson. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson hosts the arts programme, Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Erin Riley

: The Maharajah's Daughters

3/5. Sophia, a committed suffragist, has recently begun to rediscover her Sikh heritage -which worries Catherine. For cast and more details see Mon Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Mon Rptd

: The Commission

2/8. Trouble in the Board Room. We've had Enron and Worldcom, and yet companies - even blue-chip ones like Shell-can still get away with misleading their shareholders and the market. Nick Ross asks if board members should be liable, and companies prosecuted ordelisted. Producer Sara Nathan Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Sara Nathan

: The Gallic Way

2/3. The BBC's Paris correspondent, Allan Little , explores the political culture of France.
Producer Jane Beresford Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm


Unknown: Allan Little
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Wired for Life

2/2. The Regeneration Gap. For years it was thought that damage to the human nervous system was irreparable. New lines of research suggest that the cells of the spinal cord can regenerate and repair. Georgina Ferry meets researchers who hope that one day there will be a treatment for paralysis. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Georgina Ferry
Producer: Monise Durrani

: Midsummer Sins

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Black Pestilence

3/5. Evgeny finds himself drawn towards his new employer's daughter. Martin Jarvis continues to read from Nina Berberova 's novel. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Nina Berberova

: Guy Browning's Small Talk

Newseries 1/4. HowtoKiss. "Half-closeyoureyes, make your mouth look like an excitable monkey and deliberately invade their body space." Comedian
Guy Browning provides practical life-coaching in the big small Challenges of life. Producer Jonquil Panting
Alan Titchmarsh on the trials of everyday life: page 32


Unknown: Guy Browning
Producer: Jonquil Panting
Producer: Alan Titchmarsh

: The Jail Diaries of Sir Ralph Stanza

New series 1/6. Prison Bard. Albie Sachs , Nelson Mandela , Jeffrey Archer. ... the literary penal tradition now reachs its pinnacle with Sir Ralph Stanza in his recent stint as poet-in-residence at a maximum security prison. Written bv James Quinn.
Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Albie Sachs
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer.
Unknown: Sir Ralph Stanza
Unknown: James Quinn.
Producer: Graham Frost
Sir Ralph: James Quinn
Robo: Jack Deam
Dean: Nell Bell
Josh: Theo Ant Smith
Officer: Joan Kempson

: Box Jumpers

1/2. Another chance to hear two programmes first broadcast earlier this year in which Debbie McGee delves into the world of one of the most glamorous professions - the magician's assistant. The second programme can be heard tomorrow evening at the same time. Who's That Girl?


Presenter: Debbie McGee
Producer: Karl Phillips

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Swampof Death
3/5. By Rebecca Gowers. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Rebecca Gowers.

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