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Thou Tyrant Jealousy. Mark Tully explores jealousy and envy. What causes these feelings to strike with such sudden, confusing and tyrannical power, and how can they be calmed?
Producer Bevertey McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Tully
Producer:
Bevertey McAinsh.

Rolf Harris speaks on behalf of a charity which aims to support people with the progressive eye disease retinitus pigmentosa and to raise funds for research into its causes.
Producer Jayne Egerton. DONATIONS: BRPS. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Rptd at
9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Rolf Harris
Producer:
Jayne Egerton.

Praise God and Dance. A service of celebration from Clifton Cathedral, Bristol, led by Father Robert Corrigan. Featuring the sacred music of Duke
Ellington, who found his inspiration in jazz. With the Cathedral Choir and instrumentalists directed by David Ogden. E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Father Robert Corrigan.
Directed By:
David Ogden.

With reform of the Common Agricultural Policy high on the EU agenda, Sheila Dillon travels to France to considerthe changes needed in the system of subsidies to ensure the production of better quality food. Producer Dixi Stewart. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Dillon
Producer:
Dixi Stewart.

Every summer, a handful of British law students travel to the United States to defend convicted murderers on death row. They have six weeks to investigate last-minute appeals in an attempt to save condemned men from the death sentence, but face a community that does not welcome the intervention of well-meaning foreigners in their execution of justice. (R)

Contributors

Producer:
John Byrne

Tropical Herbs. Jekka McVicar explores the world of herbs. She visits an organic herb farm in Somerset and discovers the history and healing properties of vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and saffron.
Producer Sara Conkey. For recipe information PHONE: [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Jekka McVicar
Producer:
Sara Conkey.

Mary McCarthy's novel about eight graduates from the prestigious American women's college Vassar is dramatised in two parts by Moya O'Shea.

The women follow various marriages and career paths, determined to be more enlightened than their mothers.
(Repeated Saturday 9pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary McCarthy
Unknown:
Moya O'Shea
Director:
Tracey Neale
Narrator:
Gayle Hunnicutt
Kay:
Briony Glassco
Harald:
Mark Caven
Dottie:
Rebecca Front
Helena:
Tara Ward
Libby:
Laurel Lefkow
Pollv:
Theresa Gallacher
Priss:
Joanna Weir
Pokey:
Moya O'Shea
Lakey:
Buffy Davis
Norine:
Lorelei King
Putnam:
Aaron Swartz
Dick:
William Hope

Frank Delaney with requests for poems about cities. including work by Betjeman, Browning and McGough, and new writers Adam Johnson and Malik Stone. Producer Jane Greenwood. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Unknown:
Adam Johnson
Unknown:
Malik Stone.
Producer:
Jane Greenwood.

The world is facing a tough new choice: the new world order is on the brink of crumbling and a new arms race looms. America is pinning its future security and that of its allies on a national missile defence, the son of Star Wars. Jackie Hardgrave examines the technological feasibility of NMD and asks what effect it will have on world peace. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jackie Hardgrave

A selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days, presented by Nick Clarke. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw

Contributors

Presented By:
Nick Clarke.
Producer:
Neil George.

Children's magazine with Matt Smith. Listeners visit the Roald Dahl Gallery in Aylesbury and cook up some revolting recipes based on his books. And
Jonathan Miller reads the last episode of Emil and the Detectives. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gf

Contributors

Unknown:
Matt Smith.
Unknown:
Roald Dahl
Unknown:
Jonathan Miller
Producer:
Jo Daykin.
Producer:
Olivia Seligman

The politics of the next seven days, with Jonathan Beale. Including at 10.45 Palace of Varieties. Professor David Cannadine continues his exploration of the Palace of Westminster. Editor John Evans. Producer Susan Marling

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Beale.
Unknown:
Professor David Cannadine
Editor:
John Evans.
Producer:
Susan Marling

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