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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Professor Gordon Graham.


Unknown: Professor Gordon Graham.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

Presented by Carolyn Quinn and Stephen SacKur.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Presented By: Carolyn Quinn
Presented By: Stephen Sackur.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Engineering Solutions

4/5. The skyline of London is all set to change with a new generation of tall buildings. Adam Hart-Davis attempts to conquer his fear of heights as he ventures upwards in the capital. Producer Sarah Taylor Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Still Angry after All These Years?

4/4. This Sporting Life. David Storey 's 1957 novel focused on rising rugby league star Arthur Machin and his antics on and off the field. Writer and TV presenter Ian Clayton , standing in for Storey, talks to members of Featherstone
Rovers rugby league club about how the game has Changed. Producer Clare Jenkins


Unknown: David Storey
Unknown: Arthur MacHin
Presenter: Ian Clayton
Producer: Clare Jenkins

: Book of the Week: Preferred Lies

4/5. Andrew looks for his golfing heaven. By Andrew Greig. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Andrew Greig.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Happy Are They hat
Love God (Binchester). Romans 12. vv9-18. Jesu, Lead My Footsteps Ever (Bach). Brother. Sister, Let Me Serve You
(Servant Song). With the Coupland Consort. Director or music Marcus Farnsworth. Organist Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Organist: Marcus Farnsworth.
Organist: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Flower Room 4/5. Dramatisation by Shaun MacLoughlin of Leaving Mother Lake by Yang Erche Namu and Christine Mathieu. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Shaun MacLoughlin
Unknown: Mother Lake
Unknown: Yang Erche Namu
Unknown: Christine Mathieu.

: Crossing Continents

6/9. Thembi's Aids Diary. In 2004, at the age of 19, Thembi Ngubane was given a tape recorder to Keep an audio diary of her life with Aids. Over the course of a year, she collected more than 50 hours of tape giving a moving and highly personal insight into what it's like living with Aids in South Africa today.
Producer Emma Rippon
Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Producer: Emma Rippon

: The Railway Children

The story of Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter - The Railway
Children - has touched and moved generations of readers for more than a hundred years since E Nesbit published the first episode in the London Magazine in January 1905. Nesbit's biographer Julia Briggs visits the Edwardian writer's childhood home to discover the inspiration behind this eternal Classic. Producer Rachel White


Unknown: Julia Briggs
Producer: Rachel White

: You and Yours

Presented by Sheila McClennon and Peter White.


Presented By: Sheila McClennon
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: House Rules

Burnt-out gambler Spike just wants a quiet life. But wnen his own son comes to him with a proposition for one last big-stakes game, how can he refuse? Even if the game is with the devil. By Sebastian Baczkiewicz.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: Sebastian Baczkiewicz.
Director: Marc Beeby
Spike: Jamie Foreman
Harry: Roy Marsden
Jack: Stuart McLoughlin
Donai: Christopher Fox
Monique: Tracy Wiles
Lance: Kim Wa"
Edward: Kim Wa"

: Check Up

2/6. This week's programme is about the bladder.
Barbara Myers is joined by her specialist guest consultant Mark Slack to take listeners' calls. Producer Erika Wright
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines are open from 1.30pm emailyiawww.bbc.co.uk/radio4


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Mark Slack
Producer: Erika Wright

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: Future Imperfect and Other Stories

4/5. Future Imperfect. The disappointments and unexpected joys of single parenthood. By Cherie Jones. Read by Nicola Alexis. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Cherie Jones.
Read By: Nicola Alexis.

: Piece of Cake

4/4. Kendal Mint Cake. According to legend, a 19th-century Kendal confectioner accidentally invented Kendal mint cake. The exporer Sir Ranulph Fiennes shares his fond memories of expeditions and the key role this confection played. Presented by Sheila McClennon. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Presented By: Sheila McClennon.

: Bookclub

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

In the second part of a tour of the Open University's summer schools, Quentin Cooper visits the University of Sussex to talk about the importance of practical work in learning science. Is there a right way of practising science? is there a limit to experimentation for the sake of scientific progress? Producer Colin Grant


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Colin Grant

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.

: The Museum of Everything

3/6. Sketch show written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell , with Lucy Montgomery. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Danny Robins
Unknown: Dan Tetsell
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: The Archers

Bert launches an investigation.
For cast see page 34 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts magazine. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: The Flower Room

4/5. At 16, Namu quarrels with her mother. With no money for a return ticket, she travels 3,000 miles to audition for the Shanghai Music Conservatory. By Shaun MacLoughlin. For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Shaun MacLoughlin.

: It's My Story: Mother's Mountain

Twenty years ago this month, Julie Tullis became the first British woman to reach the summit of K2.
Caught in bad weather during the descent, she never made it down. Then, last year, one of her diary tapes was found on a Himalayan glacier, an audio document of a previous expedition that brings to life the hardship, the dangers and the fascination of the high peaks. This is
Julie's story told through the lost-and-found voice on her expedition cassettes, and interviews with her climbing partner Kurt Diemberger , her husband Terry and children Chris and Lindsay. Producer Sara Parker


Unknown: Julie Tullis
Unknown: Kurt Diemberger
Producer: Sara Parker

: Analysis

6/9. Workers of the West, Retire? Many Western companies are shifting investment and jobs eastwards, particularly to the dynamic young economies of China and India with their huge reserves of cheap labour. Could we soon see a world divided along new lines - producer countries in the East and consumer countries in the West? Zareer Masani asks whether that could spell mass redundancy over here, and if so, whether we can survive as the affluent consumers of cheap imports. Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Zareer Masani
Producer: Ingrid Hassler

: Costing the Earth

2/6. Living without Oil. Sweden aims to be the first nation to live without oil by 2020. The Swedes claim it will gain them an economic and technological lead over the rest of the world. But can they pull it off, and should Britain follow their lead? Tom Heap investigates. Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm

: Engineering Solutions

4/5. The skyline of London is all set to change with a new generation of tall buildings. Adam Hart-Davis attempts to conquer his fear of heights as he ventures upwards in the capital. Repeatedfrom9am


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Summer Crossing

4/5. By Truman Capote. Clyde presents Grady to his family as his wife. The fallout leads to a separation for the newly married couple. For further details see Monday

: Laurence and Gus: Men in Love

5/6. Unspoken Love. Laurence and Gus continue their series about matters of the male heart with a medieval tale of mishandled love. By Laurence Howarth and GUS Brown. Producer Colin Anderson


Unknown: Laurence Howarth
Unknown: Gus Brown.
Producer: Colin Anderson

: Julian Fox: on a Lonely Planet

3/4. Airports. A travel series that never leaves home, with Julian Fox. Julian visits London's airports to decide where he'd like to fly from, and discovers that you can have quite a nice holiday just within Gatwick.
Producers Seb Barwell and Steve Doherty


Unknown: Julian Fox.
Producers: Seb Barwell
Producers: Steve Doherty

: Six Characters in Search of an Answer

3/6. Barry Cryer looks at the character of Rita Rawlins nee Garnett, daughter to the vociferous over-opinionated Alf, and married to the layabout Mike in Johnny Speight 's Till Death Us Do Part. Written by Mike Barfield.
Part 4 can be heard next Tuesday For further details see Tuesday


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Rita Rawlins
Unknown: Johnny Speight
Written By: Mike Barfield.

: News

: Book of the Week: Preferred Lies

4/5. By Andrew Greig. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Andrew Greig.

: News

: Assignment

: The Beat

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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