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With Edward Stourton and Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Stourton
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: The Worst Journey in the World

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Led by Claire Jaquiss. For All the Saints (Sine
Nomine); Revelation 19, wl-7; Gloria (Peruvian
Trad); Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock); Director of music Christopher Stokes.

Contributors

Unknown:
Claire Jaquiss.
Music:
Christopher Stokes.

Author Martin Pugh talks to Jenni Murray about his controversial new book on the Pankhursts. Drama:
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell. Part 14. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Talks:
Martin Pugh
Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Mary Barton
Unknown:
Elizabeth Gaskell.

Second in a ten-part series of the international current affairs programme. Since 11 September, the FBI has recorded and is investigating over 100 attacks on Arab-Americans. In a portrait of this community George Arney visits Detroit, home to the largest number of residents of Middle-Eastern descent in the United States. He talks to a cross-section of people to find out how the terrorist attacks on America and the consequent military action have affected this community's fragile self-image. He also visits Washington where he shadows an Arab-American political lobbyist attempting to limit the fall-out for Middle Easterners living in the United States. Editor Maria Balinska

Contributors

Unknown:
George Arney
Editor:
Maria Balinska

Peter Wolf 's drama is inspired by Owen's remarkable poem of the First World War and dramatises the events leading up to Owen's death on the eve of the Armistice.
With Giles Fagan. Ben Crowe , Harry Myers , Tilly Gaunt and Geoffrey Whitehead
Director Cherry Cookson. Music Norbert Zehm (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Wolf
Unknown:
Giles Fagan.
Unknown:
Ben Crowe
Unknown:
Harry Myers
Unknown:
Tilly Gaunt
Unknown:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Director:
Cherry Cookson.
Music:
Norbert Zehm
Captain:
Alex Jennings
Owen:
Paul Rhys
Sergeant:
Stephen Critchlow
Sassoon:
Ian Masters
Mother:
Frances Jester

The health phone-in with Barbara Myers looks at ante-natal screening. Listeners are invited to call with questions about the tests and their accuracy, when they have to be carried out, and whether they should be offered to all pregnant women or only to those at risk of carrying a child with a disability. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker
Phone: [number removed]. E-MAIL: Checkup@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Myers
Producer:
Andrew Luck-Baker

Debbie McAndrew appeals on behalf of a charity providing vital business development and marketing assistance forfood and handicraft producers in the developing world.
Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: Traidcraft Exchange. [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday at 7.55

Contributors

Unknown:
Debbie McAndrew
Producer:
Laurence Grissell

The first of two programmes. Three of Britain's greatest rugby players, Gareth Edwards of Wales,
Brian Moore of England and Jon Jeffries of Scotland, give a unique insight into the mental battles they fought to win at the highest levels of international competition and reveal the steely determination and discipline that gave them the edge over their opposite numbers. The second programme is tomorrow at 3.45. Producer Tom Alban (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gareth Edwards
Unknown:
Brian Moore
Unknown:
Jon Jeffries
Producer:
Tom Alban

Science series. First proposed by a German engineer at the turn of the century, the first wheel-based boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel, is about to make its initial turn. Quentin Coopertalks to Jim Steele about this massive feat of engineering, designed to reconnect the canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and asks what role computertechnology has played in its design and construction.
Producer Fiona Roberts. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Steele
Producer:
Fiona Roberts.

A six-part comedy-drama by Barry Grossman. 5: Brief Encounter. Su is dumbfounded when Abraham is invited to a royal garden party.
Producer John Fawcett Wilson (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Grossman.
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Su:
Tracy-Ann OBErman
Abraham:
David de Keyser
Sadie:
Doreen Mantle
Melvin:
Henry Goodman
Brian:
Jonathan Kydd
Khaled:
Nadlim Sawalha
Rashid:
Nabll Elouahabi

A documentary marking the 25th anniversary of a dispute in which a group of mainly female Asian workers walked out of a north London photo-processing plant in protest at the working conditions. Melissa Benn assesses the legacy of the Grunwick dispute for Asian women workers. Producer Sally Flatman

Contributors

Unknown:
Melissa Benn
Producer:
Sally Flatman

The Sheriff and the Posse. Building coalitions became America's watchword in the wake of September's terrorist attacks. But Quentin Peel asks howfarthe horror has wrought lasting change in Washington's attitude to the world and what a newly engaged United States would mean forthe rest of us.
Producer Simon Coates. Editor Stephen Chilcott. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Peel
Producer:
Simon Coates.
Editor:
Stephen Chilcott.

Topical science magazine. The human brain is such a complex organ that, despite the huge advances in scientific techniques over the last few years, we still know relatively little about how it works. Dr Arthur Toga at the University of California is hopingto change that with an ambitious new project that aims to produce the definitive atlas of the human brain. Geoff Watts visits him at his Laboratory of Neuro
Imaging and takes a look at the$10 million computer that will help him do it. Plus the latest topics from the world Of Science. Producer Alexandra Feachem

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Arthur Toga
Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Alexandra Feachem

Stella Gonet reads Edna O'Brien 's romantic novella about a woman coming to terms with her husband's affair. Abridged in two parts by Penny Leicester.
1: Mrs Reinhardt takes a holiday at a luxurious hotel in Brittany. On a walk by the seashore she meets a handsome American tourist. Producer: Tanya Nash

Contributors

Unknown:
Stella Gonet
Unknown:
Edna O'Brien
Unknown:
Penny Leicester.
Producer:
Tanya Nash

A four-part comedy series by Andrew McGibbon in which John Bird interviews remarkable, deceased people.2: Boudicca and Joan of Arc debate the Anglo-French divide. With Fiona Shaw and Jon Cuishaw. Producers Robert Chandler and Alison Vernon-Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McGibbon
Unknown:
John Bird
Unknown:
Fiona Shaw
Unknown:
Jon Cuishaw.
Producers:
Robert Chandler
Producers:
Alison Vernon-Smith

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