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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

WithFather James Hanvey , Society of Friends.


Unknown: Father James Hanvey

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: David Wilby
Unknown: Susan Hulme.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: The Workaday World

2/4. Continuing his reassessment of our working lives, former union boss Bill Morris considers the "overwork culture". And what's been the impact of new technology, outsourcing, the fragmentation of organisations and the development of new management practices in what's
With commentary from now called Human Resources? With economist Stan Siebert , psychologist Barry Rogers , former head of the Institute of Directors George Cox, and workers from the public sector and private companies.
Producers Alan Hall and Dan Shepherd Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Bill Morris
Unknown: Stan Siebert
Unknown: Barry Rogers
Producers: Alan Hall

: Alvin Hall's Secret Collections

5/5.Buried Treasure.Alvin Hall seeks out the world's most glittering private art collections and finds out from the collectors what motivates them. Producer Richard Vadon


Producer: Richard Vadon

: Daily Service M

Presented by Colonel Margaret Hay. The Lods My
Shepherd (Townend). Ezekiel 34, vv8-16. All We Like
Sheep (Handel). I Will Sing the Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Colonel Margaret Hay.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: Rowing without Oars

2/5. On her 50th birthday the Swedish television diagnosedwith ALS, newsreader Ulla-Carln unuquoi driving an aggressive form of motor neurone disease. But driving home to her party she decides to enjoy herself, laugh, toss her head and carry her secret. By Ulla-Carin Lindquist. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Ulla-Carin Lindquist.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Muridy.
10.45MissMappBy EF Benson.
2/10. The Woman's Hour drama.For details see drama rpt at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Muridy.

: Nature

5/8. The Future of Spring. Brett Westwood visits the beautiful French wetland of La Brenne. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Brett Westwood

: Howaay the Laughs

1/2. A celebration of the comedy of Tyneside, presented by comedian Richard Morton. He begins by recalling the performers of the postwar years, adored in the working-men's clubs, who were prevented by barriers of culture and language from succeeding outside their native North East. They include
Bobby Thompson , who finally made it on to the Wogan showon
BBC1 - three years before his death. producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Richard Morton.
Unknown: Bobby Thompson
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

Grappelli became synonymous with Parisian elegance when he and guitarist Django Reinhardt established their distinctly
French swing group, Hot Club of France, in the 1930s. Forty years later Grappelli rekindled that old style to again become a major musical force on the world scene. Ken Clarke meets
British guitarist John Etheridge , who was one of those who stepped into Reinhardt's shoes for this second period.
Producer Paul Evans Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm


Guitarist: Django Reinhardt
Unknown: Ken Clarke
Guitarist: John Etheridge
Producer: Paul Evans

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Voices through the Wall

A darkly comic coming-of-age drama about two boys dealing with their parents' separation. Nobody tells the boys anything, so they work out what's going on through what they overhear.


Writer: David Varela
Music composed by: David Pickvance
Director: Mary Peate
Steven: Matthew Barker
Alastair: Majid Mehdizadeh

: Making History

9/13. Sue Cook and the team tackle listeners' historical questions. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS:Making History, [address removed] email: making.history@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed]


Producer: Nick Patrick

: Square Peg in a Round Hole

2/5."Thelandof Calvin ,oatcakesandsulphur".At the start of the 19th century Sydney Smith marries and moves to Edinburgh. Starring Timothy West. For details seeyesterday


Unknown: Thelandof Calvin
Unknown: Timothy West.

: This Sentence Is False

215. Zeno's Tortoise. Back to the paradoxical fair, where philosopher Peter Cave introduces Nick Romero to the paradoxes of doing an infinite number of events in a finite time. They meet and race against a tortoise who has been convinced by the Greek philosopher Zeno that given a head start he can never be beaten. For details see yesterday


Introduces: Peter Cave
Unknown: Nick Romero

: Shop Talk

How do you turn an idea into a business capable of destabilising the existing competition? Heather Payton and guests diSCUSS disruptive innovation. Producer Caroline Bayley


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Caroline Bayley

: The Learning Curve

5/9 The guide to the wide world of learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

7/8. Quintessential Phase 3: Fit the Twenty-Fifth. In which
Arthur aains a daughter but loses a parcel. By Douglas Adams.
Adapter/Director/Co-producer Dirk Maggs ; Producers Bruce Hyman and Helen Chattwell Repeated on Thursday at 11pm .
BBC AUDIO: The original BBC Radio 4 productions of The Hitchhiker's s Guide to the Galaxy, Primary Phase, Secondary Phase, Tertiary Phase and Quandary Phase, are available on audio cassette and CD, along with a Collector's Edition and Doug/as Adams at the BBC on CD only, from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Douglas Adams.
Unknown: Dirk Maggs
Producers: Bruce Hyman
Producers: Helen Chattwell
Voice of the Book: William Franklyn
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Voice of the Bird: Rula Lenska
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
OldThrashbarg: Griff Rhys Jones
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Tricia: Sandra Dickinson
Random: Sam Beart
Strinder: Roger Gregg
Grebulon leader: Andy Taylor
Patient: Lorelei King
Colin the robot: Andrew Secombe
Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz: Toby Longworth
Grebulon lieutenant: Michael Fenton Stevens
Sub-etha voice: Brian Cobby
Announcer: John Marsh

: The Archers

Elizabeth puts her foot down.
For cast see page 45 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts Show, with Mark Lawson. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson.

: Miss Mapp

2/10. God Bless the Prince of Wales. Tilling is a-buzz with anticipation of the arrival of the Prince of Wales, who'll be passing through on his way to Ardingly Park. By EF Benson. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: File on 4

3/11. With the Government signalling that a new generation of nuclear reactors is now a real possibility, how near is Britain to finding a solution to the old problem of what to do with vast quantities of dangerous radioactive waste? Julian O'Halloran reports on the disposal headaches and the radiation leaks that continue to dog the nuclear-power industry. Producer Gregor Stewart Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Producer: Gregor Stewart

: In Touch

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


Presented By: Denise Leigh.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

3/8. Thrombosis. As the holiday season approaches and more people take long flights to faraway places, DVT - deep vein thrombosis - will be back in the news. Dr Mark Porter reports on the latest research into the diagnosis and treatment of thrombosis and talks to doctors about how they decide who's at risk of developing the condition and whether they should be given blood-thinning drugs. producer Beth Eastwood Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Producer: Beth Eastwood

: The Workaday World

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Notes on

a Scandal
2/10. Barbara has helped new teacher Sheba Hart to control her classes. Sheba finds herself thinking about Steven, the 15-year-old student who has shown an interest in art. By Zoe Heller. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Sheba Hart
Unknown: Zoe Heller.

: Heresy

3/4 David Baddiel chairs the programme that dares to commit heresy. Vicky Coren , Peter Bradshaw , Zoe Williams and Michael Bywater challenge such entrenched opinions as "reality TV is destroying television standards" and "the Olympics would be great for Britain". Producer Brian King


Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Vicky Coren
Unknown: Peter Bradshaw
Unknown: Zoe Williams
Unknown: Michael Bywater

: Today in Parliament

Today's events in Westminster, presented by Susan Hulme.


Presented By: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: Rowing without Oars

2/5. By Ulla-Carin LindquiSt. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Ulla-Carin Lindquist.

: Analysis

: News

: Masterpiece

Collaboration 0/2)

: Westway

: Heart and Soul

Faith in the New Age (2/4)

: News

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

The Woman in White (8/8) For details see Sunday

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