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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25 ,7.25,8.25 Snorts News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev James Jones.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: James Jones.

: Unreliable Evidence .

4/8. A Question of Privilege. Legal privilege hit the headlines when there were demands for disclosure of the legal advice given by the Attorney General regarding the legality of war with Iraq. Clive Anderson and guests discuss the question of legal privilege. Producer Catriona Oliphant Repeated at 9.30pm


Producer: Catriona Oliphant

: Searching for Mozart

r Mozart, Gallipoli, King of the North - three types of exquisite daffodils, which laid the foundations for the -' colours and forms of the flowers we knoW today but are now missing from the Laird of Brodie collection.
Jim McColl meets the Daffodil Detectives who, each spring, take to the road to search out these lost cultivars. Producers Holly Booth and Doreen Wood
Alan Titchmarsh on daffodils: page 34 Gardening gift pack offer: page 36


Unknown: Jim McColl
Unknown: Doreen Wood
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Book of the Week: Chernobyl strawberries

2/5. A Poem for Comrade Tito. Vesna Goldsworthy recaps her experiences as a young poet in the former Yugoslavia, and her dealings with the Communist party. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Vesna Goldsworthy

: Daily Service

Presented by Mgr Tony Rogers. The Heavens Declare
Your Glory, Lord! (Cross Deep). Acts 11, vv27-end;
12, vv24-end;13, vv1-5. The Spirit of the Lord (E gar We
Have a Gospel to Proclaim (Fulda, arr Stokes). Director or music Christopher Stokes.


Presented By: Mgr Tony Rogers.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Passover By Margaret Wilkinson. 2/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Margaret Wilkinson.

: The New Guinea Singing Dog

Could a strange, melodious dog from the remote cloud forests of New Guinea be man's first best friend? Singers have an uniquely musical howl, climb trees and are fiercely smart. In the wild, the dogs are on the verge of extinction but there are 150 pet singers in the United States.
Andrew Luck-Baker meets some of them and their devoted human companions who argue that singers must be saved as survivors from the prehistoric dawn of the domestic dog. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker


Unknown: Andrew Luck-Baker
Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker

: The Late Mrs Buggins

An affectionate look at the life and career of pioneering radio comedy actress Mabel Constanduros whose irascible character, Grandma Buggins, taught the nation how to cook their rations with a smile.


Grandma Buggins: Mabel Constanduros
Producer: Emily Williams

: You and Yours

Consumer issues, with John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours PHONE: [number removed]0444 Lines open from 10am


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Beast Must Die

1/2. When Felix Cairnes 's only child is killed by a hit-and-run driver he makes a solemn vow to track the - man down and to kill him. The police may not be able to trace him, but Felix will. By Nicholas Blake , dramatised by Michael Bakewell.
Director Jane Morgan Concludes tomorrow at 2.15pm


Unknown: Felix Cairnes
Unknown: Nicholas Blake
Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell.
Director: Jane Morgan
Felix: Jonathan Cullen
Lena: Lucy Whybrow
George: Andrew Woodall
Mrs Rattery: Jill Balcon
Violet: Deborah Berlin
Phil: Taylor Jefferson
Shepherd: Christopher Douglas
Callaghan: Ian Masters

: Making History

history queries
2/13. Sue Cook investigates more listeners history queries.
Today, Dilly Barlow visits the Big Pit in Blaenavon, Wales, for a preview of this year's Gulbenkian Museum Awards. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS: [address removed]email: making.historyiSbbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Brighton Women

2/5. The Buzz of the Day. Jill Balcon reads John Peacock 's tragic and moving tale of Maria Fitzherbert and her secret marriage to the Prince Regent. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: John Peacock
Unknown: Maria Fitzherbert

: Routemasters

2/5. The Roundabout. The roundabout is the jewel in the crown of British traffic engineers. But - horror of horrors!
- it is in fact a French invention that the British made their own Joe Kerr visits the site of the very first one, which opened in the model town of Letchworth in 1910, and he learns the difficulties the early motorists had in understanding how it worked. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Joe Kerr
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: More or Less: Election Special

In a special edition of the numbers programme,
Andrew Dilnot looks at the figures behind the manifesto promises and party claims about the Government's record. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: A Good Read

4/6. Actress Janet Suzman and restaurateur Ruth Rogers join Sue MacGregor to discuss favourite books, including
Carol Shields's biography of Jane Austen; "Havoc in Its
Third Year", Ronan Bennett's account of love and plotting in pre-Civil War England; and "Silk" by Alessandro Baricco.

(Repeated on Sunday at 11pm)


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery
Panellist: Janet Suzman
Panellist: Ruth Rogers

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: Mitch Benn's Crimes against Music

6/6. Mitch and the team are miniaturised and inserted into Rick Wakeman to prevent impending war. Starring
Mitch Benn , with Robin Ince , Alfie Joey , Tasha Bayliss and KirSty Newton. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Rick Wakeman
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Robin Ince
Unknown: Alfie Joey
Unknown: Tasha Bayliss
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Brenda looks out for love.
For cast see page 40 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

The arts Show, with Mark Lawson. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Passover

2/5. Old-Time Apple Paste. Moe has invited Glenn to the Passover dinner as a blind date for his unmarried daughter Lillian, so why is Lillian hiding out in the kitchen? By Margaret Wilkinson.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Margaret Wilkinson.

: A Year in the Arab/Israeli Crisis

2/4. For the past year, Edward Stourton has been talking to key players involved in the Middle East conflict as events have unfolded.
Autumn: Unchartered Territory. It is the United Nations Annual General Assembly but the Middle East Road Map is in the bottom drawer and America's mind is elsewhere.
Producer Mark Savage Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Edward Stourton

: In Touch

News of interest to blind and partially sighted people, presented by Peter White. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: All in the Mind

10/10. Given that we are living longer, can we live longer better? Raj Persaud visits the Institute for Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Here he discovers how it might improve the lives of older people. Executive producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Raj Persaud
Producer: Rebecca Asher

: Unreliable Evidence

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Party Political Broadcast

On behalf of the Conservative Party.

: Book at Bedtime: The Tortilla Curtain

2/10. When Candido Rincon is knocked over by a car, he fears, not only for his own life but that of his wife, a village girl from Mexico, who is left to provide for both of them and is totally unequipped to do so in the hostile suburbs of affluent California. By TC Boyle, read by David Soul. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Candido Rincon
Read By: David Soul.

: Chain Reaction

2/6. Last week's interviewee, comedian and presenter Jimmy Carr , becomes this week's interviewer when he talks to fellow comedian Matt Lucas of Little Britain.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani


Presenter: Jimmy Carr
Unknown: Matt Lucas
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea

4/6. Poison Pen Letters. Hamish and Dougal try to discover the identity of the author of a series of poison pen letters. Starring Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden with Alison Steadman and Jeremy Hardy. Producer jonNaismith


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.

: The Unofficial Election

4/8. Nick Revell and John Oliver host a new topical satire, focusing on the election campaign, providing a daily antidote to spin, soundbites and hype. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: John Oliver
Producer: Adam Bromley

: News

: Book of the Week: Chernobyl Strawberries

2/5. Vesna Goldsworthy 's memoirs. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Vesna Goldsworthy

: Analysis

: News

: Masterpiece

On the Voice (1/2)

: Westway

: Heart and Soul

Faith without Frontiers (3/4)

: News

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

Wrong about Japan (3/5) For details see Sunday

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