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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Margaret Martyn.


Unknown: Margaret Martyn.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

byTS S Eliot. 3: Of the Awefull Battle of the Pekes and the Follicles, Macavity the Mystery Cat and Gus the Theatre Cat. Readers Penelope Keith , Michael Bryant and Max Wall.


Readers: Penelope Keith
Readers: Michael Bryant
Readers: Max Wall.

: News

: Cause Célèbre

In the last of the series, Jenni Mills reveals the personal story of the Lockwood family who in August 1990 were caught in the Gulf crisis as part of the human shield.
Producer Sarah Rowlands


Unknown: Jenni Mills
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: The Three Musketeers

The final part of Alexandre Dumas 's epic. Nemesis. D'Artagnan suffers a broken heart. With Frances Jeater , Michael Onslow , Lyndam Gregory , Teresa Gallagher , Stuart Organ and John Rowe Dramatised by James Saunders Director Martin Jenkins


Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Unknown: Michael Onslow
Unknown: Lyndam Gregory
Unknown: Teresa Gallagher
Unknown: John Rowe
Dramatised By: James Saunders
Director: Martin Jenkins
D'Artagnan: Jamie Glover
Athos: Robert Glenister
Porthos: Timothy Spall
Aramis: Anton Lesser
Cardinal Richelieu: Julian Glover
Milady De Winter: Imelda Staunton
Planchet: Dominic Letts
Grimaud: Tom Bevan
Duke of Buckingham: Michael Cochrane
Lord De Winter: Gareth Armstrong
Madame Bonacieux: Helena Breck

: Daily Service

Before we take the body of our Lord (Laying Down); 1 Corinthians 11, w 17-18 and w 23-27; Ave verum corpus (Mozart); Come before the table of the Lord of hosts. Director of Music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: Talking Poetry

with Martyn Wiley.


Unknown: Martyn Wiley.

: Woman's Hour

Serial: G Is for Gumshoe (3)

: Test Match Special England vNew Zealand

Commentary on the first day's play of the First Test from Trent Bridge by Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle. With expert comment from David Lloyd , Trevor Bailey and Richard Hadlee. Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
3.40 County Talk
* Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Bryan Waddle.
Unknown: David Lloyd
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Richard Hadlee.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours


: Out of Order

Patrick Hannan chairs the political quiz with team captains Michael White and Austin Mitchell, MP. Written by James Walton. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael White
Written By: James Walton.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The Archers

: Laughing Gas

David Chandler's play of intrigue is set in Bristol in 1799. Dr Beddoes, founder of the Pneumatic Institute, wants to turn on the British public with controlled use of nitrous oxide.


Writer: David Chandler
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Sawyers: Dinsdale Landen
Beddoes: Denys Hawthorne
Anna Beddoes: Frances Jeater
Roget: Gareth Armstrong
Coleridge: Nicholas Boulton
Davy: Robert Patterson
Smith: Dominic Letts
Smythe: Jonathan Tafler
Wedgewood: John Baddeley
Mrs Barbauld: Lala Lloyd
Tovey: Tom Bevan

: Anderson Country

Call Gerry Anderson on [number removed].


Unknown: Gerry Anderson


: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen visits the new Glyndebourne opera house for the opening production, The Marriage of Figaro, and joins the players for football in the theatre. Producer Abigail Appleton. (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Abigail Appleton.

: Short Story: Given Time

by Evelyn Conlon , read by Ingrid Craigie. Producer Michael Quinn


Unknown: Evelyn Conlon
Read By: Ingrid Craigie.
Producer: Michael Quinn

: PM

: A Whole New Ball Game

A black comedy by Martin Davies.
2: The Mouldin the Gold. Father Benedict is holding a golden-oldie night. With Martino Lazzeri , Claire Skinner , Mark Straker and Jill Meers. Producer Richard Wilson


Comedy By: Martin Davies.
Unknown: Martino Lazzeri
Unknown: Claire Skinner
Unknown: Mark Straker
Unknown: Jill Meers.
Producer: Richard Wilson
Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
Father Benedict: Desmond Barritt
Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn

: News

: The Archers

A sad day for Peggy.

: A View from the Moon

Helen Sharman asks how the landingon the moon, 25 years ago, has changed our perception of ourselves. Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Helen Sharman
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Analysis

A Woman's Place
Has the traditional feminist preoccupation with equality been overtaken by women's experience of education and the job market? Francine Stock considers the case for a new approach to gender difference. Producer Zareer Masani


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Zareer Masani

: Aesthete's Foot

3: Fantasy. With Scottish comic John McKay. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: John McKay.
Producer: Noah Richler

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) FACTSHEET: Does He Take Sugar? BBC, 6112 Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Judy Graham.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: Book at Bedtime: The Girl at the Lyon d'Or

Part 4 of Sebastian Faulks 's novel.


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks

: An Ice Cream War

Five-part adaptation of William Boyd 's Booker Prize-winning novel.
3: The slaughter on the Western Front is well underway.
With Philip Anthony , Gareth Armstrong , Michael Onslow , James Taylor , Vivienne Rochester and Lyndam Gregory Dramatised by John Peacock. Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Philip Anthony
Unknown: Gareth Armstrong
Unknown: Michael Onslow
Unknown: James Taylor
Dramatised By: John Peacock.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Erich Von Bishop: Nickolas Grace
Temple Smith: William Hootkins
Felix Cobb: Gerard Logan
Gabriel Cobb: James Larkin
Charis Lavery/Cobb: Rachel Atkins
Weech-Browning: Nicholas Boulton
Liesl Von Bishop: Danielle Allen
Mrs Cobb: Diana Hoddinott
Major Cobb: Colin Pinney

: Wilko in Canada

1: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Tony Wilkinson begins his visits to small-town Canada in the capital of the frozen north. A Tony Wilkinson production


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: News

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