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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Jim Cotter.


Unknown: Rev Jim Cotter.

: Today

with John Humphrys and James Naughtie. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Sister Lavinia Byrne.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: News

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn, Edward Pearce and Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes


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

: Famous for 15 Minutes

Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for a short period of time.
3: Harry Base became famous one Saturday afternoon when a fault on his phone put him live on the radio. Producer Sarah Rowlands


Talks: Jenni Mills
Unknown: Harry Base
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Daily Service

For St Patrick 's Day with Father Oliver McTernan. Luke 9, w 18-27 and v 51. Erin O'Hanlon (soprano), Jane Uster (harp).


Unknown: St Patrick
Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.
Soprano: Erin O'Hanlon
Soprano: Jane Uster

: The Vacillations of Poppy Carew

I Mary Wesley 's novel in a six-part dramatisation, with Beatie Edney as Poppy Carew.
1: Discarded! Deserted! Poppy can't see any hope for the future when her boyfriend ditches her, but other possible lovers pop up in the most unlikely places - even in a funeral parlour! Dramatised by Betty Davies. DirectorJane Morgan SEETHIS WEEK page 6


Unknown: Mary Wesley
Unknown: Beatie Edney
Unknown: Poppy Carew.
Dramatised By: Betty Davies.
Dad: David Sinclair
Nurse: Rachel Atkins
Fergus Furnival: Andrew Wincott
Anttumy Green: Neville Jason
Bank manager: John Evitts
Mary: Kate Maravan
Victor: James Fleet

: The Bible

The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians. The third selection.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Like Water for Hot Chocolate(5)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours


: Looking Forward to the Past

Joining Paul Boateng this week to talk about historical mysteries are Libby Purves , Andy Hamilton , Rabbi Lionel Blue and Peter Tinniswood.
Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Rabbi Lionel Blue
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Cathal of the Woods

The first radio play by Lindsay Clarke , author of the Whitbread Prize-winning novel The Chymical Wedding.
A young monk sets sail to convert the heathen Picts, but his journey becomes a voyage of magical discovery for himself.
Music composed and performed by Martin Allcock and Simon Nicol , with Robin Williamson (harp) and Chloe Goodchild (singer)
Director Nigel Bryant


Play By: Lindsay Clarke
Unknown: Martin Allcock
Unknown: Simon Nicol
Harp: Robin Williamson
Harp: Chloe Goodchild
Director: Nigel Bryant
Molios: Garard Green
Ardan: James Telfer
Cathal: Kim Wall
Columba: Roger Hume
Auno: Steve Hodson
Nectan: Norman Rodway
Ardanna: Moir Leslie
Murta: Graham Colclough
Diamiid: Richard O'Ryan
Deoin: Sandra Berkin

: Anderson Country

Join Gerry Anderson for a mix of stories, issues and comments in his daily show. PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson

: Prime Minister's Questions

live from Westminster.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reports on the best theatre emerging from Australia's Adelaide Festival, and reviews Talawa Theatre Company's new production of King Lear. Producer Adri an Washbou me (Revised repeat 9.15pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Short Story: Deprivation

by Eigra Lewis Roberts.
After 20 years of courtship (separate bedrooms, mind) Lisi Blodwen isjilted. Her sister Jane "comforts" her. "A pig has more respect for its sty than he ever had for you. Read by Myfanwy Talog. Translated by Enid R Morgan. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Eigra Lewis Roberts.
Unknown: Lisi Blodwen
Read By: Myfanwy Talog.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: The Skivers

Sketch comedy show from the same stable as And Now in Colour. Written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Peter Bradshaw , Melanie Giedroyc and this week's special guest, Leslie Phillips. Producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: Nick Golson
Unknown: Tim de Jongh
Unknown: Peter Bradshaw
Unknown: Melanie Giedroyc
Unknown: Leslie Phillips.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: News

: The Archers

John's in it up to his neck.

: Soundtrack

A Tale of Two Yoghurts. The unlikely tale of the progress of two dairy farmers. In the 60s, Arthur Hollins pioneered organic yoghurt in Britain, while in Bavaria Theo Muller set about developing a hi-tech dairy business. Little did they know they were setting out on a collision course. A Partners in Sound production


Unknown: Arthur Hollins
Unknown: Bavaria Theo

: Russia

The Bear Awakes
In the two years since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has failed to find a stable identity. Attempts at political and economic reform have not stopped the weakening of the state sinews. Now. many Russians are again looking beyond their borders to the countries of the former Union, still widely felt to be Russia's property. In the first of two programmes, John Lloyd discusses the growing problems of a great country asserting its power once more.
Producer Sue Davies


Unknown: John Lloyd
Producer: Sue Davies

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed] (Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) FACTSHEET: send sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Max Pearson.


Unknown: Max Pearson.

: Book at Bedtime: Jogging round Majorca

4: Don Juan andRoja the Mule


Unknown: Don Juan

: Stanza

Andrew McAllistertakes a look at poetry prizes and competitions with Carol Ann Duffy, winner of several awards this year; Robert Crawford , poet and one of the judges for the T S Eliot prize; and Bill Swainson , poetry editor and initiator of the New Generation Poets' promotion. Producers Julian Wilkinson and Susan Roberts


Unknown: Andrew McAllistertakes
Unknown: Carol Ann
Unknown: Robert Crawford
Unknown: Bill Swainson
Producers: Julian Wilkinson
Producers: Susan Roberts

: News

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