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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop George Stack.


Unknown: George Stack.

: Fanning Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the Week. Producer Victoria Wakely Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Book of the Week: The Year of the Jouncer

1/5. The playwright Simon Gray begins his diaries for 2004 sitting at his usual table in the bar of a hotel in Barbados. With little yellow-chested birds settling on the rim of his fruit punch, the sea - in Caribbean blue - in front of him and the waiters setting tables behind him, he remembers why his family christened him a Jouncer. Read by Nigel Anthony and abridged by Jane Marshall. By Simon Gray. Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: The Year of the Jouncer is available for £12.99 (RRP E14.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirectsparkledirectcom


Unknown: Simon Gray
Read By: Nigel Anthony
Abridged By: Jane Marshall.
Unknown: Simon Gray.
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. In Christ Alone
(Townend). Hebrews 3, vv1-6. You Are the King of Glory (Ford). Jesus Is King and I Will Extol Him (Churchill). Musical director Andy Silver.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Director: Andy Silver.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Tennessee's Women
A season of early plays tracing the evolution of Tennessee Williams's great heroines.
1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: The Court of Last Resort

2/2. Joshua Rozenberg looks at the impact of the International Criminal Court's decision to issue arrest warrants against the leaders of a rebel army in northern Uganda and asks who will be the first to appear before international judges in The Hague. He challenges the decision by the United States not to become a member of the ICC and asks how the court can ever achieve its ambitions without American support, producer Brian King


Unknown: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Brian King

: Ring around the Bath

4/6. Keeping Mum. It's Stella's birthday and it's a big one, with a nought on the end. Surely it's the perfect time for a big family get-together? By Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson. Producer/Director Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Lucy Clare
Unknown: Ian Davidson.
Director: Elizabeth Freestone
Stella: Pippa Haywood
Patrick: Duncan Preston
Alison: Claudle Blakley
Rick: Bruce MacKinnon
Xanthe: Catherine Shepherd
Egg: Daniela Denby-Ashe

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, with Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Masterteam

8/13. Two more teams from different parts of Britain join Peter Snow for another battle of general knowledge. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: To Serve Them All My Days

1/5. RF Delderfield's classic novel of life between the wars. It is 1918, and Davy-Powlett Jones, invalided out of the trenches, faces a new start in life. Dramatised by Shaun McKenna. This series continues at the same time tomorrow and throuah the week, concluding on Friday.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby
Rupert Smith on RF Delderfield's paean to education: plll


Unknown: Davy-Powlett Jones
Dramatised By: Shaun McKenna.
Director: Marc Beeby
Director: Rupert Smith
Davy: Oliver Milburn
Algy: John Wood
Howarth: John Rowe
Carter: Anthony Calf
Beth: Alison Pettltt
Guard: Delroy Brown
conductor: Delroy Brown
Nipper: Josh Freeborn
Youings: Josh Freeborn
Chad: Steven Williams
Briarley: Steven Roberts

: Money Box Live

Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. Producer Louise Greenwood PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: Heartbreak

1/5. Swansong. A schoolgirl's funeral prompts a journey back in time for Louisa. But why do her stupid boots keep beating out the chorus of Heartbreak Hotel? Written by Shena Mackay and read by Barbara Flynn. A week of stories about heartbreak to mark Elvis Presley's first hit - Heartbreak Hotel - in 1956.


Written By: Shena MacKay
Read By: Barbara Flynn.
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: The Wall

1/5. Ancient Walls. A week of exploration into dry-stone walls. These familiar landscape features speak volumes about British history and way of life. Yorkshire farmer Tom Lord tells Peter France why he thinks his walls could be
800 years old and built to deter wolves. Producer Mary coiweii


Unknown: Tom Lord
Unknown: Peter France

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea and his guests explore the place of faith today. Religion and Universities. With contributions from Rabbi YY Rubinstein , Jonnie Parkin and Hanadi Ghannam.
Producer Janet McLarty


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Unknown: Rabbi Yy Rubinstein
Unknown: Jonnie Parkin
Unknown: Hanadi Ghannam.
Producer: Janet McLarty

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

4/11. Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Tim Rice and Stephen Fry are this week's panellists under the watchful eye of Nicholas Parsons at the Mermaid Theatre, London.
Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
RT DIRECT: Justa a Minute Best of 2005 (BBC Audiobooks) is available for £12.99 including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed], call [number removed] (national rate) quoting [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Kenton takes a tough line.
For cast see page 31 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with the verdict on Steven Spielberg 's film Munich, about the aftermath of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics. Producer Sally Spurring
See also Munich: Operation Bayonet tonight at 11.20pm on BBC2, and Munich: Mossad's Revenge on Thursday at 10pm on Channel 4 Agents of death: page 25


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Steven Spielberg

: Tennessee's Women

11/5. This Property Is Condemned. A little girl in ragged clothes walks along the railtracks near her abandoned home. She dreams of being like her late sister, pursued by handsome admirers. But is this a suitable role model? From the play by Tennessee Williams , adapted by Anna Linstrum.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated from 10.45am


Play By: Tennessee Williams
Adapted By: Anna Linstrum.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Willie: Maria Watton-Graham
Tom: Ryan McCluskey

: Document

3/4. Ever since the Turkish army invaded and occupied northern Cyprus in 1974, the partition of the island between ethnic Greeks and Turks has seemed set in stone. But the first green line through the capital was drawn ten years earlier by a British general. Throughout 1964 British troops were on the island, supposedly for peacekeeping. But were they really bringing peace? Mike Thomson uncovers the existence of a British spy-ring and examines evidence that suggests that the real motives of some of the peacekeepers were less than honourable. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Mike Thomson
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Behind the Beat

An attempt to make some sense of the pulses, throbs, ticks and beats that measure out life, with help from people who have a particular interest in them, including a watchmaker, a heart surgeon, a drummer, a clock-repairer and a heart-transplant patient. Producer Tom Aiban


Producer: Tom Aiban

: Nature

2/9. Arctic Wolves. Enduring biting winds, sub-zero temperatures and frostbite, Justin Anderson goes in search of white-coated wolves in Canada. His quest, in a vast, hostile landscape, is far from easy, but his perseverance is rewarded in an unforgettable encounter, Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Justin Anderson

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: A Passage to India

11/15. "I am not quite sure." Adela's accusation works to its inevitable end when she faces Aziz across a crowded court room. Abridged from EM Forster's novel by Sally Marmion and read by Samuel West. Producer Di speirs
RT DIRECT: A Passage to India by EM Forster is available for £8.99 including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Novel By: Sally Marmion
Read By: Samuel West.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The first of the week's reports from Westminster. Presented by Rachel Hooper.


Presented By: Rachel Hooper.

: News

: Book of the Week: The Year of the Jouncer

1/5. Written by Simon Gray. Repeated from 9.45am


Written By: Simon Gray.

: World Today

: News

: News

: World Today

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

Memoir (2/5) For details see yesterday

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