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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Mary Stallard.


Unknown: Mary Stallard.

: Fanning Today

With Giles Latcham.


Unknown: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: Between Ourselves: Survivors of Disasters

8/8. Ruth Millington , a survivor of the Bam earthquake in Iran, recalls waking up to find bricks bouncing around the room and later helping to rescue people buried in the ruins. And Mary Campion still has flashbacks from the Jupiter ocean liner disaster, when the ship, carrying hundreds of school children, sank off the coast of Athens. Presented by Olivia O'Leary. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Ruth Millington
Unknown: Mary Campion
Presenter: Olivia O'Leary.
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Five Shapes

New series 1/5. The Cube. Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the cube - the ideal shape for packing and stacking. But when one supermarket put tomato soup in cube-shaped tin cans, no one bought it. Perhaps this highly practical shape is just a little bit too perfect for mainstream taste, producer Anna Buckley


Producer: Anna Buckley

: Book of the Week: Wodehouse - a Life

2/5. Wodehouse finds himself in at the deep end - at the heart of Edwardian, imperial London. By Robert McCrum. Read by Robert Daws. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Robert McCrum.
Read By: Robert Daws.

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea. 0 God, You Search Me (Bernadette Farrell ). Psalm 139, wl-6. Forthe Beauty of the Earth (Rutter). Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaver (John Goss ). Director of music Graham Eccles.


Unknown: Rev Ernest Rea.
Unknown: Bernadette Farrell
Unknown: John Goss
Music: Graham Eccles.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Morning After The Woman's Hour drama. 2/5. Heads Together. By Ruth Collett. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Ruth Collett.

: The Environment Agency

2/3. That'sToxic. Every year throughout England and Wales there are hundreds of pollution incidents. It sthe officers from the Environment Agency that we rely on to prevent toxic chemicals escaping into the environment, and they're the people who deal with them when they do get out. Jeremy Bristow discovers how the Agency tackles this daunting task. Producer David Parkinson


Unknown: Jeremy Bristow
Producer: David Parkinson

: Leave 'Em Laughing: the Roy Castle Story

1/2. Actor Bernard Cribbins pays tribute to his friend the entertainer Roy Castle, who died ten years ago this month. Roy is best remembered for his long-running television series Record Breakers, but what's less well known is his long apprenticeship in variety and his popularity in America. Cribbins describes Castle's early years as stooge to Frank Randle and Jimmy James in the clubs of the northern variety circuit, and relates how he was once invited to play trumpet for Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas.


Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Frank Randle
Unknown: Jimmy James
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Producer: Stephen Garner

: You and Yours

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


Presented By: John Waite
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Just for the Love of It

1/2. In June, 75 musicians gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, to compete in the Van Cliburn Foundation s fourth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs. Bill Lloyd follows their progress and hears from an airline steward, a sewage engineer, a professional tennis coach and a plasma physicist about the challenges of being a virtuoso with a day job. Producer Bill Lloyd


Unknown: Bill Lloyd
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Last Ten

Billy Driscoll is a boxerwhose dying motherwants him to give up the sport he loves. Will his future be decided in the ring as he faces the final count? By Simon Macallum.
Producer Marilyn Imrie Director Alison Peebles


Unknown: Billy Driscoll
Unknown: Simon MacAllum.
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Alison Peebles
Billy: Jimmy Harrison
Maggie: Ann Scott-Jones
Sandy: Paul Samson
Sean: Andy Clarke
Johnny: David McGowan
doctor: David McGowan
MC: David McGowan
Vic: Martin McCardie
referee: Martin McCardie

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel fields listeners' questions about the environment and the developing world.
ADDRESS: Home Planet, PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL Email: home.planet@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: OHOT - Own Hair, Own Teeth

1/4. A series of new stories about romantic encounters and the vagaries of love among 60-somethings.
Lena. By Carla Lane. A new friendship leads Lena to wonder whether there might be more to life than cooking, cleaning and looking after herfamily. Read by Pauline Collins. Producer Emma Harding


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Read By: Pauline Collins.
Producer: Emma Harding

: Blind Man's Beauty

2/5. Peter White goes to Winchester Cathedral and his favourite local pub in pursuit of beauty as experienced by blind people. Fordetailsseeyesterday


Unknown: Peter White

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests discuss the world of business, money and technology. Producer Zillah Watson


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Zillah Watson

: A Good Read

Journalists Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Simon Barnes talkto Sue MacGregor about theirfavourite books. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Unknown: Simon Barnes
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: The Little World of Don Camillo

2/4. Stories by Giovanni Guareschi , first broadcast earlierthis year. Dramatised by Peter Kerry.
A Solomon Comes to Judgement. Inter-village warfare breaks out - but the mayor is too busy to notice.
Producer/Director Chris Wallis


Stories By: Giovanni Guareschi
Dramatised By: Peter Kerry.
Director: Chris Wallis
Don Camillo: Ian Hogg
Peppone: Shaun Prendergast
God: Joss Ackland
Smilzo: Donald McBride
Brusco: Trevor Fox
Mrs Castellino: Charlie Hardwick
Mrs Peppone: Becky Hindley
Marasca: Finetime Fontayne
Neri: James Garbutt
Cpt Mancini: Ben Crowe

: The Archers

It's make or break for Usha and Ashok. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Thomas Morris


Producer: Thomas Morris

: The Morning After

2/5. Heads Together. By Ruth Collet. A Yorkshire hairdressing salon is the unlikely setting for a debate about the "gay gene" and Victorian phrenology.
For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Ruth Collet.
Guy: Kevin Harvey
Tracy: Laurietta Essien
Brenda: Eileen O'Brien

: Chirac's New Backyard

1/2. Algeria. The BBC'sPariscorrespondentAllan Little makes a rare visit to Algiers, where he tries to discover what people think of President Chirac. Did France's past experience as colonisers in Algeria teach the French crucial lessons in how to manage change peacefully in this volatile region? Producer Sue Davies Repeated Sunday 5pm

: In Touch

News for blind and partially sighted people, with PeterWhite. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

4/6. Depression. British GPs issued thirty million prescriptions for antidepressants last year, but new research suggests that drugs offer little benefit to people with milderforms of depression. Dr Mark Porter asks whetherthe NHS is wasting money that could be better spent on offering support and psychotherapy. Producer Helen Sharp Rptd tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Producer: Helen Sharp Rptd

: Between Ourselves

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Night Windows

2/10. Patrick is arrested by the police. Fordetailsseeyesterday

: Rigor Mortis

2/6. By Laurence Howarth. Professor Donaldson introduces a new medical empathy scheme, because "a corpse is a person too".
Music by Paul Mottram Voice by Stephanie Benavente Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Laurence Howarth.
Music By: Paul Mottram Voice
Unknown: Stephanie Benavente
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Dr Webster: Peter Davison
Dr Anderson: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Prof Donaldson: Geoffrey Whitehead
Gordon: Tom Price
Chloe: Marianne Levy
Simon: Gus Brown
Mrs Renfield: Rachel Atkins

: A House Somewhere

1/3. Another chance to hear the series in which author and Sunday Times critic Anthony Sattin meets people who have moved abroad and then written about it.
A Decade in Provence. Peter Mayle, author of A Year in Provence, discovered paradise in rural France back in the late 1980s. However, the subsequent deluge of tourists made him finally decide to move away. But now he's back ... Producer Sarah Jane Hall


Unknown: Anthony Sattin
Producer: Sarah Jane Hall

: News

: Book

of the Week: Wodehouse -a Life
2/5. ByRobertMcCrum. Repeated from 9.45am

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