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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.
Unknown:
Angela Tilby.

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Fifteen Minutes to Go The clock is ticking. in 15 minutes lives will be changed for ever. A week of real-time dramas from five different writers.
1/5. Beautiful Day. Written by Anne Donovan. The Woman's Hour drama. for details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Jenni Murray.
Written By:
Anne Donovan.
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Match Special
England v New Zealand
Commentary on the fifth and final day's play in the First Test at Lord's. Including at 12.30pm Your
Letters Answered.*Approximate time

2/3. Winifred Robinson follows the work being done by the new body responsible for protecting public health to combat the spread of diseases like tuberculosis, hepatitis and sexually acquired infections. Producer Sue Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown:
Winifred Robinson
Producer:
Sue Mitchell

New series
A handsome vet moves into the village and Agatha is first in line to have her cat examined. Later the vet is found stabbed by a syringeful of tranquiliser - was it an accident or did someone put him to sleep? Agatha sets off on a tale of beastly behaviour and animal passion.

Contributors

Dramatised by:
David Semple
Novel by:
MC Beaton
Producer/Director:
Carol Smith
Agatha:
Penelope Keith
James:
Malcolm Sinclair
Mrs Bloxby:
Liza Sadovy
DC Wong:
Ben Crowe
Paul:
Jon Glover
Peter:
Ewan Bailey
Freda:
Jillle Meers
Mrs Josephs:
Joanna McCullum

1/5. A BitontheSide. Niamh Cusack reads the title story from William Trevor 's new collection of delicate and elegiac stories. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer DiSpeirs

Contributors

Unknown:
Niamh Cusack
Unknown:
William Trevor
Abridged By:
Sally Marmion.

1/5. Martin Plimmertakes a chance with luck. Polly Miller 's husband of five weeks and several friends died in the Bali nightclub bombing. She was terribly burnt and people told her she was lucky to be alive. She disagreed. And why did lightning strike Kenny MacDonald fourtimes ? Producer Brian King

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Plimmertakes
Unknown:
Polly Miller
Unknown:
Kenny MacDonald

Sheila Dillon is joined by unapologetic carnivore Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to investigate whether or not we should eat less meat. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Dillon
Unknown:
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Exchanging favourite quotations with Nigel Rees are Joanne Harris , Robert Hewison , Mark Lawson and Sheena McDonald. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm EMAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk
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Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Joanne Harris
Unknown:
Robert Hewison
Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
Sheena McDonald.
Unknown:
William Franklyn.
Producer:
Carol Smith

1/5. Beautiful Day. By Anne Donovan. Awomanfinds herself stuck in a trafficjam in the Clyde Tunnel. Nothing unusual in that - until God intervenes to tell her she's only got 15 minutes to live.
Director Lu Kemp Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Donovan.
Director:
Lu Kemp
David:
Wlllam Barlow
God:
Alexandra Mathie
Chris:
Gabriel Quigley
Paul:
Chris Young

2/3. In 1949 the Communists won the civil war in China, pushing the Nationalists on to the island of Formosa and starting 55 years of tension across the Taiwan strait.
Christopher Gunness meets former soldiers from Chiang Kai-Shek 's KMT, those who lost family members in Taiwan's "White Terror" and the young who are wondering whether they are Chinese or Taiwanese. Will these tensions lead to all-out war one day? Producer John Murphy

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Gunness
Unknown:
Chiang Kai-Shek
Producer:
John Murphy

In the corner of a Paris flat lies a silent Ondioline, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments, invented in a French morgue in the 1940s. Its owner, Cristiane, was close to the inventor, Georges Jenny , and is convinced that the old stalwart of space-age pop can be resuscitated. Producer Dinah Nuttall

Contributors

Unknown:
Georges Jenny
Producer:
Dinah Nuttall

2/8. Protecting Our Trees. Gerry Northam meets some extraordinary trees and the people who are passionate about them. Often our ancient trees are saved only by the doggedness and devotion of the people who love them, rather than by the law, so Northam asks whether we need greater powers to protect ourtrees. Producer Joanne Stevens Repeated tomorrow at 11am

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
Joanne Stevens

1/10. First published in 1949, this first novel by Emma Smith tells the story of the 13-year-old Teresa Digby who is whisked off to a barely known sister in India by her excitable, elderly father. Read by Claudie Blakley.
LeavingAunt May. Teresa's uncomplicated life with her Aunt May is shattered when her father discovers that his second wife is returning from America to reacquaint herself with her estranged daughter. Producer Jane Marshall

Contributors

Novel By:
Emma Smith
Unknown:
Teresa Digby
Read By:
Claudie Blakley.
Producer:
Jane Marshall

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