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: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With the Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: India and Pakistan 07: Crossingthe Border

3/3. Dhaka. Bangladesh has suffered two
Partitions, first in August 1947 as East Pakistan, then in 1971 after a brutal civil war. Hardeep Singh Kohli meets those who fought for their culture. For further details see Monday Repeated at 9.30pm
Read about the Partition of India in the August issue of BBC History magazine, on sale now at E3.60


Unknown: Hardeep Singh

: Ouch!

Men and Shaving. After 30 years, Brian Perkins shaved his beard off. Now he tries to find the perfect Shave. Producer Leonida Krushelnycky


Unknown: Brian Perkins
Producer: Leonida Krushelnycky

: Daily Service

With Christine Morgan. God Who Is Everywhere (Here's to the Maiden). 1 Kings 19, vv9-18. Behold! God the Lord Passed By! (Mendelssohn). Dear
Lord and Father (Repton). Director of music Neil Taylor. Organist Richard Tanner.


Unknown: Christine Morgan.
Organist: Neil Taylor.
Organist: Richard Tanner.

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

3/5. With a steady flow of marriages between rich American heiresses and poor aristocrats in full swing, dollars are used to fix up crumbling stately homes. By Charles Jennings. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Charles Jennings.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Little.
10.45 India and Pakistan 07: O&A 3/10. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Little.

: The World in a Briefcase

The story of one of the Second World War's most daring diplomatic missions, when British scientists travelled to America in August 1940 to give away the UK's greatest technological secrets. Producer Angela Hind


Producer: Angela Hind

: Paul Temple and the Sullivan Mystery

7/8. Mr Darwin Entertains. Danger lurks for
Paul and Steve at a hotel. By Francis Durbridge.
Producer Patrick Rayner
RT DIRECT: To order the CD Paul Temple and the Sullivan Mystery for E15.99 (RRP E17.99) call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout


Unknown: Mr Darwin Entertains.
Unknown: Francis Durbridge.
Producer: Patrick Rayner
Paul: Crawford Logan
Steve: Gerda Stevenson
Miss Fraser: Eliza Langland
Harold: Richard Greenwood
Olaf: Nick Underwood
Victor: Michael MacKenzie
Sir Graham: Gareth Thomas
Col Marquand: Angus MacInnes

: You and Yours

With Stuart Flinders and Sheila McClennon.


Unknown: Sheila McClennon.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Off the Page

3/7. I'm a Lady. Dominic Arkwright aims to separate the ladies from the tramps with the help of Fiona MacCarthy - one of the last of the debutantes, comedian Shazia Mirza and artist Grayson Perry , who feels a tingle of pleasure in the presence of a real lady.
Producer Ali Serie Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Dominic Arkwright
Unknown: Fiona MacCarthy
Unknown: Shazia Mirza
Artist: Grayson Perry

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Bringing Eddie Home

John Peacock's play based on a true story. A family receive distressing news in a telegram, leading to a campaign for a change in the law.
Producer/Director Celia de Wolff


Director: Celia de Wolff
Edna: Edna Dore
Young Edna: Tilly Vosbunjh
jack: Bill Treacher
Young Jack: Todd Carty
Eddie: Joe Absolom
Martin: Sam Dale
Tony: Mark Homer
Val: Nicola Barber
Aunt Ivy: Jane Whittenshaw
Major Ashton: Anton Lesser
Priest: Ian Masters

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny
Guinness answer the queries of horticulturalists in the West Midlands. Chaired by Peter Gibbs.
Including at 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: Be Prepared

3/5. Imagine. By Pauline McLynn. The life story of a woman who shows a great capacity to look on the bright side. Read by Joanna Tope. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Pauline McLynn.
Read By: Joanna Tope.

: A Further Five Numbers

3/5. Six. Simon Singh investigates the properties of the number Six. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Simon Singh

: Thinking Allowed

Thought-provoking issues. Presented by Laurie Taylor. Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated Sunday 12.15am


Presented By: Laurie Taylor.
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Am I Normal?

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Will Smith Presents the Tao of Bergerac

New series 1/4. Justice. Jersey-born comedian Will Smith is obsessed with the 80s detective series Bergerac, so when he found an audio book of John Nettles reading the ancient Chinese text of the Tao, it became a guiding force in his life. Starring Will Smith , Adam Buxton , Simon Greenall , Matt Holness , Dan Tetsell and John Nettles. Written by Will Smith and Roger Drew. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Spoken word choices: page 121


Unknown: Will Smith
Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Will Smith
Unknown: Adam Buxton
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Matt Holness
Unknown: Dan Tetsell
Unknown: John Nettles.
Written By: Will Smith
Written By: Roger Drew.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Robert's acting skills are put to the test. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson , including a report on a new biography of the 19th-century architect Pugin. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: India and Pakistan 07: O&A

3/10. 50,000 Rupees.... Thomas has to delve deep into his childhood to answer the next question in Who Will Win a Billion. Adopted from an orphanage by the evil gangster Babu, Thomas and his friend Salim are taken to Mumbai where they are to be maimed and put on the streets to beg. By Ayeesha Menon from the novel by Vikas Swarup. For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Novel By: Vikas Swarup.

: Hecklers

New series 1/4. A third series of provocative debates, with Evan Davis in the chair. Radical feminist Julie Bindel argues sex-change operations are an unnecessary mutilation, presenting her argument in front of doctors and transsexuals gathered at the Royal Society of Medicine. Her panel of opponents includes gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell and two people who feel they were born into the wrong gender. Producer Innes Bowen Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Julie Bindel
Unknown: Peter Tatchell
Producer: Innes Bowen

: The Voter on the Couch

1/2. David Aaronovitch investigates what people really want from politicians. They claim to value "honest" politicians, but are fascinated by scandalous tales of infidelity. He asks psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and former MP
Jackie Ballard why, when it comes to politicians, the public always want to have it both ways.
Producer Laura Thomas Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Adam Phillips
Unknown: Jackie Ballard
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Xtreme Everest

2/2. A team of doctors have climbed Mount Everest to conduct tests on each other in the world's highest human biology laboratory. Graham Easton relates their scientific and climbing adventures. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker


Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker

: India and Pakistan 07: Crossing theBorder

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Roger Hearing.

: Book at Bedtime: Winter's Bone

3/5. Jessop, Dolly's father, has gone missing and nobody in the Ozark hills seems to want to talk to her. let alone help her find him. By Daniel Woodrell. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Daniel Woodrell.

: Ross Noble on ...

4/4. From Newcastle City Hall. The comic points out the dangers of accepting gifts from audience members. Producer John Pidgeon
RT DIRECT: To order the CD Ross Noble on.... for £10.99 (RRP E12.99) including p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to [address removed]


Producer: John Pidgeon
Unknown: Ross Noble

: The Consultants

1/6. Comedy sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond , Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Producer Will Saunders


Unknown: Neil Edmond
Unknown: Justin Edwards
Unknown: James Rawlings.

: News

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

3/5. By Charles Jennings. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Charles Jennings.

: News

: On Screen

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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