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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection, with Father Nicholas James.


Unknown: Father Nicholas James.

: Fanning Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: The City

1/2. Welcome to the Jungle. Who is responsible for the credit crunch? And who will survive it? Jeff Randall goes behind the scenes in London's financial services industry to meet the money men whose decisions affect the nation, and takes a measure of the City culture in the tailor's, champagne bars and sports clubs of the area. Producer James Cook Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeff Randall
Producer: James Cook Shortened

: Daily Service

Led by Becky Harris. Hark, My Soul! It Is the Lord (Sf Bees). Mark 4, vv26-33. He That Shall Endure to the End (Mendelssohn). Tell All the World of Jesus (Thornbury).


Unknown: Becky Harris.

: Book of the Week: Making Money

4/5. Crash - What Goes up.... Evan Davis introduces another selection of writings that reflect the boom-and-bust cycle of the British economy and the affect it has on society. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Introduces: Evan Davis

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Balance of Power 4/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Crossing Continents

10/11. Confessions of an LA Gangster. During imprisonment. Rene Enriguez , former leader of one of the most violent gangs in America, turned his life around and became a police informant. Michael Montgomery reveals extraordinary recordings he made in prison, charting this incredible transformation. Producer Anna Raphael


Unknown: Rene Enriguez
Unknown: Michael Montgomery
Producer: Anna Raphael

: 150 Years of the Halle

Mark Elder , music director of the Halle, reflects on Britain's oldest professional orchestra as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Mark Elder
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: You and Yours

Consumer reports presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Helen Mark visits tiny Tory Island, off the Donegal coast - steeped in Celtic legend and home to rare overwintering birds. Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am


Unknown: Helen Mark

: Afternoon Play: Worktown

Michael Symmons Roberts 's play is inspired by Humphrey Spender 's photographs of Bolton in the 1930s.
Following a funeral procession through cobbled backstreets, the play dips into pockets of life on its way. Poetry, dialogue, monologue and song combine to provide an insight into the spirit of a 1930s industrial town and its people.
Producer/Director Susan Roberts


Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Unknown: Humphrey Spender
Director: Susan Roberts
Narrator: Russell Dlxon
Gwen: Janice Connolly
Barmaid: Janice Connolly
Jim: Bernard Wrlqley
Alfie: John Henshaw
Policeman: Andrew Grose
Angus: Oliver Lee
Doorman: Antony Bessick
Mr Adams: Antony Bessick
Driver: Terence Mann
Mourner: Terence Mann

: Questions, Questions

2/10. Interactive problem-solving programme providing answers to life's niggling dilemmas. Stewart Henderson presents. Producer Kevin Dawson PHONE: [number removed] email: [address removed]


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Kevin Dawson

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 7.55am

: Love of the World

4/5. Jerome declares his feelings for Kate - but will she accept his advances? By John McGahern. For details see Monday


Unknown: John McGahern.

: Big Bang Day: Five Particles

4/5. The Neutrino. This is the most populous particle in the universe. Millions of them pass through each of us and yet they are virtually undetectable. Simon Singh investigates. For details see Monday


Unknown: Simon Singh

: Bookclub

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

From the British Association Science Festival in Liverpool, Quentin Cooper reports on how true to life the depiction of forensic science is on TV and in crime novels, and visits the famous Cavern Club to investigate why Beatles songs trigger vivid memories in many people. And what makes a tune "catchy"?


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Martin Redfern

: Bleak Expectations

6/6. Chapter the Last: a Happy Life Broken and Then Mended a Bit. The planet is in terrible danger when Pip's evil ex-guardian
Mr Benevolent summons a Martian invasion, throwing into doubt the future of the human race. Mark Evans 's comic epic concludes.
Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Mark Evans
Producer: Gareth Edwards
Sir Philip: Richard Johnson
Mr Benevolent: Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit: James Bachman
Young Pip: Tom Allen
Sternbeater: Geoffrey Whitehead
Ripely Fecund: Sarah Hadland
Mr Parsimonious: Laurence Howarth
Pippa: Susy Kane
Sundry learned gentlemen: Mark Evans

: The Archers

Matt treads unfamiliar territory.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang , including an interview with author and screenwriter Lynda La Plante. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Unknown: Lynda La Plante.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Balance of Power

4/5. Can Abigail - whose battle with the Duchess of Marlborough is now out in the open - become the queen's favourite?
Deborah Davis 's historical drama continues. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Deborah Davis

: Document

New series 1/3. The Doomsday Document Mike Thomson discovers the story of how former British PM Harold Wilson hatched a covert and controversial plan in May 1974 to hand Northern Ireland to the Irish Republic, should the power-sharing initiative fail. Producer Patrick Gregory


Unknown: Mike Thomson
Unknown: Harold Wilson
Producer: Patrick Gregory

: In Business

3/8. Down on the Farm. Peter Day examines the effects of rising food prices on the farming community.
Producer Caroline Bayley Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Producer: Caroline Bayley

: Costing the Earth

4/6. Old Bricks, New Tricks. Miriam O'Reilly visits Liverpool where she explores ecof riendly solutions to the current housing crisis. One idea is the development of eco towns, which many claim could solve the problem of the housing shortage and simultaneously reduce carbon emission.
Producer Nicola Humphries Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Nicola Humphries

: The City

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis with Julian Worricker.


Unknown: Julian Worricker.

: Book at Bedtime: Someone at a Distance

4/10. Having again been summoned to Mrs North 's side, Louise returns to her parents' home resigned to making a provincial marriage. But fate intervenes in the form of a letter from England. By Dorothy Whipple. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mrs North
Unknown: Dorothy Whipple.

: Jon Ronson on ... States of Mind

3/5. Jon Ronson looks at how we exist in different states of reality, according to the balance of our minds. He talks to former Labour spin doctor Derek Draper about sociopathic behaviour in politics and to the Norwegian prime minister who resigned because he was depressed. There is also an update on a story about David Shayler , the ex-MI5 officer who has announced he is the Messiah. Producer Laura Parfitt


Unknown: Jon Ronson
Unknown: Derek Draper
Unknown: David Shayler
Producer: Laura Parfitt

: The Music Group

6/6. Dr Phil Hammond asks Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and journalists Kate Adie and Robin Denselow to play the track of their Choice. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Leader: Nick Clegg
Unknown: Kate Adie
Unknown: Robin Denselow
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: News

: Book of the Week: Making Money

4/5. Crash. Rptd from 9.45am

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