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With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Shagufta Yaqub.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Montague
Unknown:
Edward Stourton.
Unknown:
Shagufta Yaqub.

John Humphrys talks to high-fliers who have experienced turbulent times. 3: Anita Roddick. She talks about the mistakes that led to major financial problems for her Body Shop empue and the pain of having to relinquish her "benign dictatorship oftne company she founded 27 years ago. Producer Brian King Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Talks:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Anita Roddick.

An affectionate look at the miracle materials and substances created by modern science that have become part of our everyday lives. 1:
Formica Wayne Hemingway investigates a material that has made such an impact that. without even realising, most of us encounter it every single day. Producer Tamsin Hughes

Contributors

Unknown:
Formica Wayne Hemingway
Producer:
Tamsin Hughes

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: The Story of My Father

BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Lord Jesus
Think on Me (Southweln. Acts 4, w32-35, ,wn,
7-9. Beati Quorum Via (Stanford). Maythe Mind of Christ My Saviour (St Leonard's). With the choirof Trinity College, Melbourne. Director of music Michael Leighton Jones.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Shipley.
Music:
Michael Leighton Jones.

England v Zimbabwe
The second meeting of these teams in the triangular series of one-day internationals. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Simon Mann , with expert comments from Graham Fowler ,
Mike Selvey and Henry Olonga. *Approximate time
Producer Peter Baxter

Contributors

Commentary By:
Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By:
Henry Blofeld
Commentary By:
Simon Mann
Unknown:
Graham Fowler
Unknown:
Mike Selvey
Unknown:
Henry Olonga.
Producer:
Peter Baxter

Flagships or Follies? Pandas and tigers are icons of conservation but do they draw attention away from less popular but equally important species? Or are they ambassadors forthe rest of the ecosystem? Paul Evans examines the use of "flagship" species in conservation. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Evans

This week Greg Proops sets the record straight on American contemporary comedian Ellen DeGeneres. Forget the controversial sitcom and celebrate her stand-up skills. Producer Pennie Latin

Contributors

Unknown:
Greg Proops
Unknown:
Ellen Degeneres.
Producer:
Pennie Latin

The second of a three-part guide to popular recorded songs, presented by Simon Armitage and Allan Moore. This week, the pairconsiderthe "how" of popular songs: how musical arrangement and vocal expression are used to create meaning and atmosphere. The songs range from Frank Sinatra to Bjork and this week's guest singer is June Tabor. Producer Robert Ketteridge

Contributors

Presented By:
Simon Armitage
Presented By:
Allan Moore.
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra
Producer:
Robert Ketteridge

By Juliet Ace . Taking a few pills in the interests of scientific research and extra cash shouldn't be a problem, but Jason finds there are unexpected consequences. Director Gilly Adams

Contributors

Unknown:
Juliet Ace
Director:
Gilly Adams
Menna:
Di Botcher
Jason:
Aled Pugh
Anna Marie:
Jennifer Vaughan

Richard Daniel presents a new series of the programme in which listeners set the agenda with their environmental concerns. EMAIL: home.planet@bbc.co.uk : PHONE: [number removed] ADDRESS: [address removed] Producer Nick Patrick

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Daniel
Producer:
Nick Patrick

2: Sing a New Song to the Lord. James O'Donnell investigates the music of the ancient Jews. Visiting the Liberal Jewish Synagogue at St John's Wood, and the Abbey at Downside, James tries to discover how the music would have sounded at the time of Jesus. For details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
James O'Donnell

The essential guide to the world of work, with Philippa Lamb. This week she looks at disability discrimination in the workplace. Producer Kirsteen Knight

Contributors

Unknown:
Philippa Lamb.

David Hatch chairs the radio quiz about radio. This week Phill Jupitus and Edwina Currie challenge
SandiToksvigand Matthew Parris. Producer viv Black

Contributors

Unknown:
David Hatch
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Edwina Currie
Unknown:
Matthew Parris.

With the Prime Minister promising to reduce the number of asylum seekers, Julian O'Halloran examines the progress so far. Will he be able to deliver his personal pledge of a 50 per cent cut in applications by September?
Producer Anouk Curry Repeated Sunday at 5pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian O'Halloran
Producer:
Anouk Curry

In the last of the series, Connie St Louis explores men's health in middle age. She finds out who is most prone to heart disease and looks at different treatments for prostate cancer.
Producer Pamela Rutheford Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Producer:
Pamela Rutheford

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