3/4. A Call to Arms. The story of Bill Clinton , arguably America's most charismatic president, who found himself expected to lead the world. Gavin Esler looks at his reluctance to put American forces in harm's way.
Producer Mark Savage Repeated at 9.30pm
Led by the Rev Sharon Grenham-Toze . Bind Us Together, Lord (Gillman). Ephesians 4, wi-6; 14-16. Let All the World (Vaughan Williams) Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornbury). Director of music Richard Tanner. Organist Neil Taylor.
Quentin Blake presents a portrait of one of the most influential cartoon strips of the 20th century: Krazy Kat and its creator George Herriman - the first black cartoonist in print.
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England v India
Commentary on the fourth one-day international, from Old Trafford, by Jonathan Agnew , Arlo White and Simon Mann , with analysis from Sunil Gavaskar and Graham Gooch. Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate time
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5/6. Barbara Myers puts listeners' questions about irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) to gastroenterologist Professor Anton Emmanuel. Producer Paula McGrath PHONE' [number removed] from 1.30pm (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) or email via the Check Up website www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
Quentin Cooper joins students on a psychology course in Durham to uncover how difficult it is to apply scientific methodology to psychology. Asked to devise a simple investigation into memory or communication they struggle when it comes to ensuring it is ethical, systematic and meaningful.
3/6. Undercover. Comedy starring Chris Douglas as curmudgeonly author Ed Reardon , who writes abusive emails railing against a world run by idiots. By Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. producer Simon Nicholls
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Kirsty Lang presents the arts magazine programme, which today includes an interview with acclaimed South African novelist Andre Brink. Producer Sally Spurring Podcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow
New series 1/8. Beyond the Boom The British economy has been growing for a record-breaking 15 years. Reporting from the city of York, Peter Day asks how much longer the expansion can continue. Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at9.30pm Podcast: available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/ inbusiness/inbusiness.shtml
New series 1/6. The Wind Rush Generation With energy companies battling to secure sites for wind turbines, Miriam O'Reilly investigates claims that many of them are already underperforming. She asks whether the public have been misled and if they should be subsidising a still unreliable source of energy. Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
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