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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Sister Una Kroll.


Unknown: Una Kroll.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with George Austin.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: George Austin.

: A Pride of Relations

The Continental Holiday. Part 4 of Richard Charles Awdry 's story.


Unknown: Richard Charles Awdry

: News

: The Moral Maze

with Michael Buerk. Witnesses are cross-examined by Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Janet Daley , Edward Pearce and Dr David Starkey. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Edward Pearce
Unknown: Dr David Starkey.
Producer: David Coomes

: Uncle Dynamite

The final episode of P G Wodehouse 's comic tale. Starring Richard Briers as Uncle Fred. Narrated by Paul Eddington. The Old School Tie. Plans are complicated by the arrival of the real Major Plank. Dramatised by Richard Usborne. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: G Wodehouse
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Paul Eddington.
Dramatised By: Richard Usborne.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
SirAylmerBostock: Charles Gray
Major Brabazon Plank: Donald Hewlett
Bill Oakshott: Simon Treves
PC Potter: Chris Emmett
Otis Baines: Toby Longworth
Hermione Bostock: Mary Chater

: Daily Service

Awake, our souls; away our fears (St Petersburg); Hebrews 12, w 1-6, 11-13; His yoke is easy (Handel, from Messiah); He that is down needs fear no fall (Shepherd Boy's Song). Director of Music Ronald Frost.

: Children's Radio 4: Granny

by Anthony Horowitz , read by James Fleet . 4: Granny takes Joe on a trip.


Unknown: Anthony Horowitz
Read By: James Fleet

: Woman's Hour

Libby Spurrier celebrates the deckchair. Serial: Where the Apple Ripens (3)


Unknown: Libby Spurrier

: International Cricket

Commentary from Edgbaston on the first one-day international between England and South Africa.
• Approximate time

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Slightly Foxed

Gill Pyrah returns with a new series of the literary panel game. This first edition, concentrating on Irish literature, comes from Trinity College, Dublin, with panelists Anne Enright , Denise Hall , Peter Costello and Eileen Battersby. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Anne Enright
Unknown: Denise Hall
Unknown: Peter Costello
Unknown: Eileen Battersby.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: The Last of the Joan Crawfords

by Elizabeth Troop. As a child, Kate saw Joan Crawford films. Thirty years on, she has written a film of their war-time life. Doctors played by George Parsons and Paul Panting Nurses played by Nina Wadia and Tina Gray Director Richard Wortley


Unknown: Joan Crawford
Played By: George Parsons
Played By: Paul Panting
Played By: Nina Wadia
Played By: Tina Gray
Director: Richard Wortley
Kate: Frances Jeater
Eva: Jill Graham
Simon: Charles Simpson
Roz: Avril Clark
Abigail: Teresa Gallagher
Toby: Don McCorkindale
Maria: Margaret John
Sarah: Kate MacKay

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson.


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: NeWS

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah celebrates the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Paris and reads Barbara Anderson 's novel All The Nice Girls. Paul Allen reports from the Edinburgh Festival. Producer Clare McGinn (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Barbara Anderson
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Clare McGinn

: Short Story: Absent Children

by John MacKenna , read by B J Hogg. A decorator dreams of MrsTurner. Producer Michael Quinn


Unknown: John MacKenna
Read By: B J Hogg.
Producer: Michael Quinn

: PM

with Nigel Wrench and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The Masterson Inheritance

1: Beware the Ides of Masterson. Ancient Rome is the setting for this improvised historical saga. With Josie Lawrence , Phelim McDermott , Paul Merton , Caroline Quentin , Lee Simpson and Jim Sweeney. Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Unknown: Phelim McDermott
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Caroline Quentin
Unknown: Lee Simpson
Unknown: Jim Sweeney.
Producer: Phil Clarke


: The Archers

Roy's top of the league.

: Seven Dams

Seven programmes showing how dams reflect the societies surrounding them. 5: Power to the South. The watershed of James Bay , in Northern Quebec, has abundant hydropower, long coveted by the government, but decisions are being made which could have a profound effect on the area. Presented by Noah Richler. Music by Steven Faux. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: James Bay
Presented By: Noah Richler.
Music By: Steven Faux.
Producer: Noah Richler

: Dear Sir, I Cannot Read Your Signature

Adrian Mouby introduces a series he has recorded with distinguished letter writers. Producer Adrian Mourby
(The series Men of Letters begins on Saturday)


Introduces: Adrian Mouby
Producer: Adrian Mourby

: Jack's Last Tape

Jack Trevor Story died in 1991 with more than 400 short stories and 40 novels to his credit. In this 1994 Sony Award-winning documentary, AlastairWilson visits Milton Keynes where Story spent his last years. Producer Alastair Wilson


Unknown: Jack Trevor Story
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Eaten Alive - by Leeches!

Lionel Kelleway serves up Man to a group of hungry diners. This week, leeches. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed]


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with Owen Bennett-Jones .


Unknown: Owen Bennett-Jones

: Book at Bedtime: Herodotus: The Histories

4: The Great Invasion

: Terminus

by Nick Fisher.
3: Timothy Lineham , MP, is the "Lucky
Charm" killer's third victim. A drugs or terrorist connection seems likely. Events take a bizarre turn for Enfield.
With David Jarvis and Tom Bevan. Director Richard Wortley


Unknown: Nick Fisher.
Unknown: Timothy Lineham
Unknown: David Jarvis
Unknown: Tom Bevan.
Director: Richard Wortley
DSI Julie Enfield: Imelda Staunton
DCI Michael: Nicholas Farrell
DS Kevin Richards: Charles Simpson
Tenninus: Dominic Letts
Enfield's father: Geoffrey Matthews
SheSey Green: Elaine Claxton
Sarah: Maggie McCarthy
Mrs Winterton: Tina Gray

: The Shuttleworths

Written and performed by Graham Fellows. 1: Cotton Buddies. A chance to eavesdrop on the semi-detached world of aspiring songwriter John Shuttleworth. Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Graham Fellows.
Songwriter: John Shuttleworth.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Neither Here Nor There

The first of four episodes from
Bill Bryson 's hilarious travelogue.
1: Luxembourg and Belgium. Abridged and read by Kerry Shale. Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: Bill Bryson
Producer: Phil Clarke

: News

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