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With James Naughtie and Martha Kearney.
6 25 7 25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Martha Kearney.

New series 1/6. John Humphrys talks to Angela and Terry Cannings about the four years during which
Angela was accused of killing three of their children, jailed, and finally proved innocent. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Talks:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Steve Peacock

4/5. The motor car and the pedestrian have had an uneasy relationship since me advent of the Belisha beacon crossings in 1934. Joe Kerr investigates the story of the Ampelmann, the Berlin pedestrian traffic signal that became a cultural icon to East Germans after reunification.

Contributors

Presenter:
Joe Kerr
Producer:
Hilary Dunn

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 D-Day minus 5: Taking Leave
The Woman's Hour drama by Arnold Evans , from a story by Mike Walker.
For details seedrama repeat at 7.45pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Arnold Evans
Story By:
Mike Walker.

3/8. Battleship Reef. Afterservingfor30years the frigate HMS Scylla recently began a new career as an artificial reef off the Cornish coast. Paul Evans explores the construction and uses of artificial reefs as well as the Wildlife they attract. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Evans

2/2. Comedian and Goodies aficionado Phill Jupitus talks to Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie abouttheir zany TV comedy seriesthe Goodies. The show caused scheduling problems for BBC bosses who couldn't decide whether The Goodies was a kids'show or adult entertainment. producer Libby cross

Contributors

Talks:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Bill Oddie

In the 1930s, Canadian musician Colin McPhee became entranced by the traditional music of Bali: the gamelan.
He was moved by the poverty that surrounded him to buy instruments forthe children of the village where he lived. Those boys went on to become famous fortheir playing all over Bali. Maria Bakkalapulo revisits the island to talk to the original Balinese child musicians, now in their
70s. She also talks to Philip Glass about the profouna effect McPhee's obsession with the gamelan has had on his own compositions. Producer Sara Jane Hall

Contributors

Musician:
Colin McPhee
Producer:
Sara Jane Hall

3/5 By Bert Coules, inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Charlotte Adams is young, idealistic and happily absorbed in her volunteer work among the poor and suffering of the East End. So why should she kill herself?
Producer/Director Patrick Rayner.
BBC Radio Collection: A large selection of Sherlock Holmes adventures is available on audio cassette, with some also on CD. The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2, is available on cassette and CD from 7 June from good retail outlets or from [web address removed] Call [number removed]

Contributors

Writer:
Bert Coules
Stories by:
Arthur Conan Doyle.
Producer/Director:
Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes:
Clive Merrison
Dr Watson:
Andrew Sachs
Miss Adams:
Lindsay Duncan
Miss Wallace:
Colette O'Neil
Charlotte:
Lydia Leonard
Matthew:
John Rowe
Jonathan:
Chris Moran
Treeves:
Philip Fox
Mrs Quilley:
Frances Jeater
Emily:
Jaimi Barbakoff

Your chance to put your points about the European
Elections directly to a leading politician. Presented by Nick Clarke. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.15pm Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

Contributors

Presented By:
Nick Clarke.
Unknown:
Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

1/4. Four new stories from this year s Hay Festival programme for children.
MeetingCezanne. Written and read by Michael Morpurgo. Yannick goes to stay with relatives in Provence, where he encounters the greatest painter in the world. Producers Emma Harding and Liz Allard

Contributors

Read By:
Michael Morpurgo.
Producers:
Emma Harding
Producers:
Liz Allard

Heather Payton looks at the boom in the restoration and conservation business and asks whether old craft skills could rejuvenate modern building techniques. Producer Rosamund Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Payton
Producer:
Rosamund Jones

New series 1/6. The comedy sketch show, recorded in Manchester's Comedy Store, starring Robin Ince , Helen Moon , Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. Producer Graham Frost

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Ince
Unknown:
Helen Moon
Unknown:
Smug Roberts
Unknown:
Kate Ward.
Producer:
Graham Frost

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show and investigates the fate of the 30 or more films released in Britain last month: how many are still visible on the big screen? Producer Nicola Holloway

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Producer:
Nicola Holloway

By Arnold Evans , from a story by Mike Walker.
On 1 June 1944 a Tommy makes an unscheduled visit to a Welsh school.
Director Gilly Adams Forfurther details seeyesterday Rptd from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Evans
Story By:
Mike Walker.
Director:
Gilly Adams Forfurther
Narrator:
Juliet Stevenson
Peggy:
Mali Harries
Ben:
Steven Meo

The Government's health reforms promise local control of services through new Primary Care Trusts.
Gerry Northam investigates these trusts - reported to have real power only as long as they do what Whitehall wants - and asks how democratic New Labour's NHS really is. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
Sarah Lewthwaite

9/9. Forty years ago autism was thought to affect less than one person in 1,000. Today that figure is closer to one in 100 -that's half a million people across the UK. Now that links with the MMR vaccine have largely been dismissed, is it simply a matter of better awareness and more inclusive diagnostic criteria or is there something else going on? Dr Mark Porter finds out the latest on the condition and its treatment.
Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Mark Porter
Producer:
Helen Sharp

3/4. After the Goldrush. Comedy drama by Ray Connolly. Tim's firstjob interview with the youthful and exuberant entrepreneurs at plumray.com leads to a number of entertaining blunders.
Producer Louis Armitage Director Dirk Maggs

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Connolly.
Producer:
Louis Armitage
Director:
Dirk Maggs
Tim:
Duncan Preston
Amy:
Tessa Peake-Jones
Holly:
Catherine Shepherd
Joe:
Leo Bill
Dan:
Mark Straker
Sally:
Rachel Preece
Vik:
Ryan McCluskey
Ollie:
Tom George
Shop assistant:
Cathy Sara

Since 1937, Cape Horners, men and women who rounded the Horn on commercial sailing vessels, have met every year to share their stories of those voyages. Now they've decided to disband. Todd Jarrell joins them at their final meeting in St Malo.

Contributors

Presenter:
Todd Jarrell
Producer:
Julian May

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