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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Mgr Tony Rogers.


Unknown: Mgr Tony Rogers.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Alasdair Cross


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With Carolyn Quinn and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.45 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 LWonlv Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: In Our Time

King Lear. Melvyn Bragg is joined by Jonathan Bate, Catherine Belsey and Catherine Duncan-Jones to examine Shakespeare's tragedy; how its themes of rule and misrule, of old age and family breakup would have spoken powerfully at the end of Elizabeth I's long and once glorious reign.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Guest: Jonathan Bate
Guest: Catherine Belsey
Guest: Catherine Duncan-Jones
Producer: James Cook

: Book of the Week: Sacre Cordon Bleu

4/5. The students of Le Cordon Bleu make their professional catering debut at the Musee d'Orsay. But crossing the room with a tray full of canapes proves rather more challenging than they thought. By Michael Booth. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Booth.

: Daily Service

Led by Father Philip Sumner. Lord, for Tomorrow and Its Needs (providence). Luke 11, vv5-13. 1 Am His Child (Hogan).
King of Glory, King of Peace (Gwalchmai).


Unknown: Father Philip Sumner.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Black Narcissus 4/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Black Narcissus

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories behind global headlines,
Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent is available for E15.99 (RRP E16.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed]
(calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Tracey McLeod recalls the songs of girl groups from the late 1950s onwards, when
Image was of paramount importance ana ranged from the leather-clad look of the Shangri-Las to the high glamour of the Supremes. With contributions by author Charlotte Greig and music producer Pete Waterman. Producer Paul Hardy


Unknown: Tracey McLeod
Unknown: Charlotte Greig
Producer: Pete Waterman.
Producer: Paul Hardy

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.

: The World at One

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Rptd from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Gandhi's Goat

London 1931: Gandhi and Chaplin meet in the East End - but the real cultural exchange is taking place between Anil and Emily, members of their respective entourages. By Matthew Coombes.
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Matthew Coombes.
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane
Emily: Teresa Gallagher
Anil: Zubin Varla
Newsreader: Sam Dale
Receptionist: Sam Dale

: Check Up

New series 1/6. Fainting. Barbara Myers is joined by Professor Richard Sutton to take listeners' calls about the causes, prevention and treatment of fainting. Producer Alexandra Feachem
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm or email via www.bbc.co.uk/radio4


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Professor Richard Sutton
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 7.55am

: Stories from the Bath Literature Festival

4/5. Big Boys Don't Fly. A man is stuck on the around. He used to be able to fly, but he's forgotten the skill ... Paul Dodgson 's story is read by Michael Maloney. For detailssee Monday


Unknown: Paul Dodgson
Read By: Michael Maloney.

: Mine All Mine

4/5 My Pictures. Nowadays it is a simple matter to download and watch nearly any film for free. It's illegal - but the chances of being caught are practically zero.
Chris Ledgard asks whether the industry is getting ripped off or if this is just healthy anarchy. For details see Monday


Unknown: Chris Ledgard

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper is joined by Andrew Bushby and Lucy Collinson to explore advances in microscope technology, developed through the use of microscopes in the electronics industry. New techniques allow scientists to look at soft tissue and cell structures in greater detail, affording a better understanding of human molecular biology and its application in the fields of medicine and neurosurgery.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Andrew Bushby
Unknown: Lucy Collinson
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: Chain Reaction

2/4. Last week's guest David Tennant becomes this week's host as he asks actor Richard Wilson some pertinent questions in the tag-team talk show. producer Tilusha Ghelani
Radio choices: pages 134-135


Unknown: David Tennant
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Eddie's dark secret is revealed.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Black Narcissus

4/5. Departures. The environment in the Himalayas produces a crisis of faith in the nuns. By Rumer Godden.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Rumer Godden.

: Sovereign Funds: the New Wealth of Nations

2/2. Michael Robinson reports from the United States where, in an election year, concerns are rising about the level of foreign investment in American banks and companies. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane


Unknown: Michael Robinson
Producer: Ian Muir-Cochrane

: Analysis

2/6. India, the Reluctant Tiger. India's economy is growing at triple the rate of Western nations. Dr Zareer Masani travels to his homeland to discover if this prosperity is filtering down to the masses or just creating a larger gap between rich and poor.
Producer Smita Patel Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Dr Zareer Masani
Producer: Smita Patel

: Leading Edge

3/8. The latest developments in the scientific world, presented by Geoff Watts.


Presenter: Geoff Watts
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Reeta Chakrabarti.


Presented By: Reeta Chakrabarti.

: Book at Bedtime: Taking Pictures

4/5. Until the Girl Died. A car accident in Italy forces a middle-aged woman to confront the fact that her "fantastic" husband has been having an affair. Anne Enright 's story is read by Frances Tomelty. For details see Monday


Unknown: Anne Enright
Read By: Frances Tomelty.

: One

2/6. David Ouantick 's one-voice sketch show continues. Featuring the vocal talents of Graeme Garden , Johnny Daukes ,
Deborah Norton , Katie Maskell , Dan Antopoiski , David Ouantick , Andrew Crawford and Gavin Peacock. Producer Julian Mayers


Unknown: David Ouantick
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Johnny Daukes
Unknown: Deborah Norton
Unknown: Katie Maskell
Unknown: Dan Antopoiski
Unknown: David Ouantick
Unknown: Andrew Crawford
Unknown: Gavin Peacock.
Producer: Julian Mayers

: All Bar Luke

2/6. The Curry. Luke's brother is badly hurt after a fight, but his mates won't leave until they've gone for an Indian. Another comic glimpse into the disastrous social life of Luke Walsall, written and performed by Tim Key. Producer SebBarwell


Unknown: Tim Key.

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Sean Curran.


Presented By: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week

: Sacre Cordon Bleu
4/5. By Michael Booth. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: The Beat

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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