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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Peter Jackson.


Unknown: Peter Jackson.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rev Phillip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Phillip Crowe.

: News

: The Moral Maze

Chairman Michael Buerk. Witnesses face cross-examination on the moral issues behind the news from Edward Pearce , Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn and Professor Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Edward Pearce
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Professor Roger Scruton.
Producer: David Coomes

: Hearing Voices, Seeing Things

Martyn Wiiey goes to everyday places to meet everyday people and sees some reflections from his own past.
3: From Your Own Correspondent. Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Martyn Wiiey
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: The House

The final episode of Christopher Lee 's political drama. Producer Neil Cargill


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Neil Cargill
Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary: Isla Blair
Henry: Christopher Benjamin
Kay: Jane Booker
Rose: Sheila Reid
Alex: Caroline Bliss
Polly: Ruth Gemmell
Nick: Julian Dutton
Sharp: Norman Bird

: The Bible

Joshua. Read in four episodes by Leo McKern. 1: Crossing the Jordan. Abridged by Andrew Simpson Producer David Benedictus


Unknown: Leo McKern.
Abridged By: Andrew Simpson
Producer: David Benedictus

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Anne Robinson. Serial: Fatlands (9)


Introduced By: Anne Robinson.

: You and Yours


: Slightly Foxed

Gill Pyrah challenges a panel of literary guests in the well-read quiz. Today's guests are Geoff McGivern , Peter Walker , Roy Hattersley and Anne Victoria Roberts. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Geoff McGivern
Unknown: Peter Walker
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Anne Victoria Roberts.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: The Betrayer The Last Seed

Two linked plays by C M Williams spanning 500 years of history. In 1492 a ship called the Santa Maria sailed from the old world to the new. These linked plays are poignant laments on the cargo of destruction and disappointment which she carried back, and the price of survival for those who rode in her.
Director Heather Goodman


Unknown: C M Williams
Director: Heather Goodman
Aretio: Cecilia Noble
Mother: Cecilia Noble
Caonabo: Clarence Smith
Brayau: Clarence Smith
Neville: Clarence Smith
Mopi: Victor Romero Evans
Leeman: Victor Romero Evans
Dek: Victor Romero Evans
Jubuti: David Harewood
Roy: David Harewood
Akuchi: Suzanne Packer
Carmen: Suzanne Packer

: Prime Minister's Questions

and other business from Parliament, brought to you by the BBC's team of Westminster correspondents.

: Against the Grain: [number removed]

Each week a guest goes against the grain and challenges conventional views on subjects which concern us all. This week: "Giving to the Third World is selfish". Ann Marie Hourihane awaits your calls. Producer Fiona Couper


Unknown: Ann Marie Hourihane
Producer: Fiona Couper

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pvrah visits Misha's Party, a commission by the RSC and the Moscow Arts Theatre. Plus: Fiona Shaw directs Hamlet in Galway, and the new Billy Roche play in Dublin. Producer Beaty Rubens
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Gill Pvrah
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Billy Roche
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Short Story: Doom

by James Howard Kunstler.
Hanover Catamounts v Albion Yeomen-it seemed like an ordinary baseball game, until a freak accident turned Tim's world upside down. Producer VivBeeby


Unknown: James Howard Kunstler.

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

2: The Future. What is it and why is it kept hidden from us, when if we knew what it was we would at least know if we needed to take a change of pants? Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.
With Rebecca Front, Armando lannucci and the voice of Tom Baker. Producer Sarah Smith


Unknown: Stewart Lee
Unknown: Richard Herring.
Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Unknown: Tom Baker.
Producer: Sarah Smith

: News

: The Archers

Lynda discovers it's a "fete" accompli.

: On The Road Again

Four programmes in which Simon Dring retraces the hippy trail of the 60s across Europe and Asia.
3: No Village TooRemote. The chief of the Hamzazai tribe in northwest Pakistan offers green tea and sympathy. It's a tiring drive to reach him and the bandits are tiresome. But cheer up, Mr Dring - you can watch our satellite television.... Producer Joy Hatwood


Unknown: Simon Dring
Unknown: Mr Dring

: Analysis

Off With Their Heads!
Britain has a tradition of treating its intellectuals with scepticism and irreverence. David Walker asks if the price we pay for our suspicion of big ideas is political and cultural mediocrity.
Last programme in the current series.
Producer ZareerMasani


Unknown: David Walker

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) WRITE TO: Does He Take Sugar?, BBC, London W1A1AA


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Mark Gregory.


Unknown: Mark Gregory.

: Book at Bedtime: The Three Strangers

by Thomas Hardy. Read by George Raistrick.
1: The first stranger arrives at the christening feast.
Abridged by Neville Teller ; Producer Alison Hindell


Unknown: Thomas Hardy.
Read By: George Raistrick.
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Producer: Alison Hindell

: Tales from the Arabian Nights

Seven traditional stories of love, magic and mysteries. With Derek Jacobi as the King and Carolyn Backhouse as Shahrazad.
3: The Three Suitors. Jamilla's ruse to free her lover from gaol involves a carpenter, a magistrate, a bogus camel-cleaner ... and a wardrobe.
Music:Sue Harris and Steafan Hannigan
Adapted by Colin Haydn Evans ; Director Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Carolyn Backhouse
Music: Sue Harris
Music: Steafan Hannigan
Adapted By: Colin Haydn Evans
Director: Nigel Bryant
Jamilla: Rachel Atkins
Hassan: William Chubb
Faris: Geoffrey Banks
Gaoler: Michael Mears
Magistrate: Philip Anthony
Carpenter: John Baddeley
Shahrazad's Father: Simon Carter

: News

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