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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Rosemary Lain-Priestley .


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Rosemary Lain-Priestley

: The Idea of a University

New series 1/5 Sixty years ago university was very much a minority pursuit. Today the Government's stated aim is to get half of all young people into higher education. Martha Kearney begins the story of how student life and our universities have been transformed by six decades of expansion. Producer Julia Adamson Repeated at 9.30pm
Martha Kearney goes back to university: page 111


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Producer: Julia Adamson
Unknown: Martha Kearney

: Kitchen Connections with Ainsley Harriott

2/5. Ainsley Harriott meets Matthias and Semeu from Togo in West Africa. They make the traditional Togolese maize meal porridge akume, served with fried fish, and talk to Ainsley about their home country, and about their new life in Ispwich. Producer Clare Csonka


Producer: Clare Csonka

: Daily Service

Led by Judy Merry. Thou Whose Almighty Word (Moscow).
Luke 9, vv1-6. Blow, Thou Cleansing Wind (McLelland-Young). When a Knight Won His Spurs (Stowey). With Manchester Chamber Choir. Director of music Stephen Jackson.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Music: Stephen Jackson.

: Book of the Week: The Girl from Hockley

4/5. Kathleen desperately wants to escape from the poverty of Birmingham's jewellery quarter and to bring her children home from Dr Barnardo's, but saving the necessary funds takes much longer than she anticipates. By Kathleen Dayus, read by Diana Bishop.
For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Kathleen Dayus
Read By: Diana Bishop

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 In a German Pension 4/5. By Katherine Mansfield. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Katherine Mansfield.

: Crossing Continents

8/9. As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq drag on, the Ub military is facing a recruitment crisis. Robert Hodierne goes on the road with a team from the American Army trying to sign up new soldiers. Producer Paul o'Keefe


Unknown: Robert Hodierne

: Miles Apart

2/3. Sabina Guzzanti. Miles Kington interviews
Sabina Guzzanti , an Italian satirist and impressionist whose 2005 film Viva Zapatero! exposed the corruption and tear at the heart of Italy's state broadcasting company RAI while shining an uncomfortable light on Italian Prime Minister
Silvio Buriusconi 's media empire. Yet she remains faithful to an Italian satirical tradition that stretches all the way back to Juvenal, Boccaccio and Dante Alighieri.
Producers Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Unknown: Sabina Guzzanti.
Unknown: Sabina Guzzanti
Unknown: Silvio Buriusconi
Producers: Andrew McGibbon
Producers: Nick Romero

: You and Yours

Presented by Carolyn Atkinson and Liz Barclay.


Presented By: Carolyn Atkinson
Presented By: Liz Barclay.

: 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: The Tank Man

By Julia Stoneham. The story of Ken Small , a hairdresser from Hull, who settled in Devon and became dedicated to the creation of a permanent memorial to the victims of Exercise Tiger, one of the worst fiascos of World War Two.
With David Holt , Laurence Bouvard , Mark Meadows Martin T Sherman, Jacob Gaffney , Steven Beckingham and Peter Brooke
Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Julia Stoneham.
Unknown: Ken Small
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Laurence Bouvard
Unknown: Jacob Gaffney
Unknown: Steven Beckingham
Unknown: Peter Brooke
Producer: Viv Beeby
Ken: Shaun Prendergast
Devonian woman: Stephanie Cole
Devonian man: Bill Wallis

: The Memory Experience: Check Up

4/6. Mild Cognitive Impairment. Many of us have difficulty remembering names, especially as we get older - this is perfectly normal. People with Mild Cognitive Impairment, however, although they have some memory decline, do not actually have dementia. Professor Roy Jones is an MCI expert and he joins Barbara Myers to take your calls. Producer Erika Wright
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines are open from 1.30pm email via www.bbc.c0.uk/radm4


Unknown: Professor Roy Jones
Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Erika Wright

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: The Bull from the Sea

9/10. Theseus and Hippolytos part company. Mary
Renault's classic reworking of the legend of Theseus. For further details see Monday

: Dance Saves Lives

4/5. Two women who've been seriously hurt turn to the Middle East to rediscover their bodies. For details see Monday

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

This month, the Fields Medal (the Nobel Prize of mathematics) is being presented to four mathematicians who have made outstanding contributions to their field. Previous prize-winning topics include Kac-Moody algebras, Banach space theory, combinatorics, algebraic geometry and topology. But does all this matter? Ouentin Cooper investigates. Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Ouentin Cooper
Producer: Martin Redfern

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Museum of Everything

5/6. 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

Hayley gets more than she bargained for.
For cast see page 28 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets writer David Peace, whose new novel "The Damned Utd." focuses on Brian Clough's 44 days as manager of Leeds United in 1974.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Interviewee: David Peace
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: In a German Pension

4/5. The Advanced Lady. An opportunity to discuss advanced feminine thinking occurs as the Cure guests take a constitutional together - not that the young Englishwoman is convinced by such an "advanced" approach. By Katherine Mansfield.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Katherine Mansfield.
Englishwoman: Claire Skinner
Advanced lady: Emma Fielding
Elsa: Emma Cunniffe
Fritz/Herr Langen: Chris Moran
Frau Kellerman: Eleanor Bron
Herr Erchardt: Andrew Sachs
Old man/Landlord: Sam Dale

: Big Easy Blues: the Rebuilding of New Orleans

One year after Hurricane Katrina caused devastation in the American South, Stephen Sackur returns to New
Orleans to assess how, when, and indeed whether, the Big Easy will ever be rebuilt. Producer Bill Law


Unknown: Stephen Sackur

: Analysis

8/9. The Gnome Zone. Although as many as four out of five of us live in suburbs, that hasn't stopped suburbia being mocked for its alleged pretensions and conservatism. But as official alarm grows about the state of our suburbs, Richard Weight asks how far we understand our core habitat and if this pioneering British idea about how to live in modern society can still work. Producer Simon Coates Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Richard Weight
Producer: Simon Coates

: Costing the Earth

4/6. Dubai - Creating the World. David Beckham 's got one, as have most of the England football team. Dubai is engaged in the world's biggest construction project, creating a series of huge artificial islands built in the shape of palm trees and the continents of the world. The glitterati love them, the local fish aren't so sure. Tom Heap investigates. Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: David Beckham

: The Idea of a University

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Belonging

4/10. Jack and Therese meet up with friends in the Spanish wilderness and take a trip to "Paradise". For further details see Mon

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

New series 1/6. Gambling Fever. Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden star as Hamish and Dougal, the two Scotsmen well-known from their appearances on I'm
Sorry I Haven't A Clue, with Alison Steadman as Mrs Naughtie , their cleaning-lady-cum-housekeeper, and Jeremy Hardy as the local Laird. In this episode, to Dougal's dismay, Hamish becomes addicted to gambling after winning a Sporran Cosy in the Glen MacLottery. producer jon Naismith


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Mrs Naughtie
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Glen MacLottery.

: Holland's Shorts

New series 1/6. Dominic Holland shares the varied contents of his mind. This week he uses a pay-and-display car park, ponders the mysteries of airport shopping, and wonders if there is anything tastier than chicken. With support from Margaret Cabourn-Smith , Martin Hyder and Ed Weeks , and music by Jim Howard. Producer victoria Lloyd


Unknown: Dominic Holland
Unknown: Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Unknown: Martin Hyder
Unknown: Ed Weeks
Music By: Jim Howard.

: The Eureka Years

3/3. 550 BC. Did Pythagoras really come up with the theorem that carries his name? How did Thales show the worth of science and learning with a little help from some olives? How do you prove that air isn't nothing?Adam Hart-Davis investigates. For further details see Tuesday


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: News

: Book of the Week: The Girl fromHockley

4/5. By Kathleen Dayus. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Kathleen Dayus.

: News

: Assignment

: The Beat

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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