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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Alan Unterman.


Unknown: Dr Alan Unterman.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstnck.


Presented By: Mark Holdstnck.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced modern times. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

Presented by Mark Coffey. Put Peace into Each Other's
Hands (St Columba). James 3, vv13-18. Peace I Leave with You (Madden, arr Wilson). God of Love and Truth and Beauty (Carolyn). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Presented By: Mark Coffey.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book of the Week: Untold Stories

4/5. Aunty Kathleen. "To everyone's surprise, including her own, on the eve of her retirement, Mam's elder sister is courted and briskly married by an elderly widower from Australia. Exit Miss Peel; enter Mrs Roach. " Alan Bennett continues to read extracts from his latest book. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Mrs Roach.
Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The World of Margaret By Andy Barrett. 4/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Andy Barrett.

: Crossing Continents

3/9. Yemen. Since 2002, Judge Hamoud al-Hitar has been visiting Yemeni prisons and meeting Muslim extremists face to face, challenging their theological justification for violence. Tim Whewell meets him and some of the prisoners, and asks what lessons can be learnt here in Britain.
Producer Daniel Tetlow Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Tim Whewell
Producer: Daniel Tetlow

: The Ibbs and Tillett Story

With figures such as Clara Butt, Sergei Rachmaninov and Kathleen Ferrier on their books, the concert agency Ibbs and Tillett dominated Britain's musical landscape for most of the 20th century. Here, with the help of musicians and former employees, conductor and writer on music Chris Fifield charts the dramatic rise, astonishing success and precipitous fall of this legendary firm.
Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am.


Presenter: Chris Fifield
Producer: Tom Alban

: You and Yours

Topical reports and consumer affairs, presented by John Waite and Liz Barclay.


Presented By: John Waite
Presented By: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Extended repeat of Saturday at 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Insecurity Guard

In this black comedy by Cynthia Hamilton , architect
Jessie Bruce develops an unusual eating disorder in the face of crisis - she takes to eating the bedroom wall. But then the hole in the wall starts talking back.
The Hole/Weston Steven McNIcoll Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane


Comedy By: Cynthia Hamilton
Unknown: Jessie Bruce
Virginia: Nancy Crane
Glvnn: Nick Farr
Jessie: Alexandra Mathie
Hans: Nick Underwood

: Questions Questions

Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem-solving programme for those intriguing questions from everyday life. Producer Sarah Cuddon EMAIL: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] from 1.30pm


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: Live from Durham

4/5. Three Fevers. One man's connection to a novel he's never read takes him back to a lost love affair by the sea and forward to his current relationship. Written and read by Sean O'Brien. For details see Monday


Read By: Sean O'Brien.

: This Sceptred Isle: Empire

14/90. After the Armada and James Lancaster. With the Spanish threat diminished, the way was open for the British to establish a sea route to the source of the most valuable commodity of the time - pepper. By Christopher Lee. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by RobBrydon. For details see Monday


Unknown: James Lancaster.
Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson

: Open Book

Crime novelist PD James talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new novel, The Lighthouse, set on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall, and tells why, in this book, she allowed her leading man to fall ill, forcing him to leave the investigation to his junior Officers. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Talks: Pd James
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup

: The Material World

In your body lives a terrifying microscopic predator swimming at the human equivalent of 400mph. It invades an unfortunate host cell and eats it from the inside out, before multiplying and bursting out. Luckily, we are safe - Bdellovibrio only attacks other bacteria. Ouentin Cooper talks to Dr Liz Sockett from Nottingham University, whose team has been studying this curious bacterium. As well as providing a possible treatment for the next generation of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, Bdellovibrio may well explain how human cells evolved. Producer Julian Siddle


Talks: Ouentin Cooper
Unknown: Dr Liz Sockett
Producer: Julian Siddle

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Another Case of Milton Jones

5/6. With no ability whatsoever, Milton Jones , Britain's funniest Milton, bestrides the globe as an expert in his field, which differs every week. This week, he's a famous chef. Starring Milton Jones , with Debbie Chazen ,
Tom Goodman-Hill and Lucy Montgomery. Written by Milton Jones and James Cary. Music by Guy Jackson. Producer David Tyler


Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: Debbie Chazen
Unknown: Tom Goodman-Hill
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery.
Written By: Milton Jones
Written By: James Cary.
Music By: Guy Jackson.
Producer: David Tyler

: The Archers

Lynda fights against injustice.
For cast see page 38 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

An interview with the author of the highly successful novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon , who is about to publish a new volume of poetry. Mark Lawson presents tonight's edition of the arts show. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mark Haddon
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: The World of Margaret

4/5. Google Yourself. William's blog proves a perfect complement to Margaret's - at first. But early one morning, William discovers an unwelcome message from his wife. By Andy Barrett.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Andy Barrett.

: Hindu Lives

3/3. Confidence, Culture and Caste. Krishnan Guru-Murthy follows the personal stories of three generations of British Hindus to find out how their faith has shaped their identity, the way they live and the cultural landscape of Britain. Tonight he discovers that those belonging to the third generation exhibit a confidence about challenging the status quo in a way that would have been unthinkable for their parents and grandparents. Producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Krishnan Guru-Murthy
Producer: Liz Leonard

: In Business

6/9. Professor Profit. Universities are now being challenged to sweat their assets by turning academic good ideas into reaHife companies. Peter Day asks if this strategy is working.
Producer Paul O'Keeffe Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm

: Leading Edge

6/10. Reports on all the week's top stories from the world of science and technology. Presented by Geoff Watts. Producer Alexandra Feachem


Presented By: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced modern times. Shortened repeat from 9am


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Arthur and George

4/10. The Chief Constable puts pressure on his men to solve the series of attacks on livestock. And he has the vicar's son is in his sights. By Julian Barnes. For details see Monday


Unknown: Julian Barnes.

: 1 Was Morrissey's Drummer

Comedian, writer and drummer Andrew McGibbon recalls his drumming sojourn with Morrissey, one of the wittiest and most profound rock poets of his time.
With contributions from Suggs and Andy Rourke , from long-suffering producers Clive Langer , Stephen Street and Danton Supple , and from jaundiced journalists David Ouantick and Mark Kermode.
Producers Jonathan Ruffle and Nick Romero


Unknown: Andrew McGibbon
Unknown: Andy Rourke
Producers: Clive Langer
Producers: Stephen Street
Producers: Danton Supple
Unknown: David Ouantick
Unknown: Mark Kermode.
Producers: Jonathan Ruffle
Producers: Nick Romero

: Today in Parliament

The day's news from Westminster, with Robert Orchard.

: News

: Book of the Week: Untold Stories

4/5. Alan Bennett continues reading from his recently published collection of essays and diaries. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Analysis

: News

: Assignment

: Westway

: News

: One Planet

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

The History of Love (5/10)

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