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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Father Eamon Martin.


Unknown: Father Eamon Martin.

: Today

with Peter Hobday and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Jim Thompson
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Jim Thompson

: News

: Midweek

Chris Hill lives in a yurt on a wooded hill in Somerset. Libby Purves and guests join him under canvas. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Chris Hill
Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Daily Service

Requiem Aeternam (plainchant); Revelation 7. w 9-11.13-17; Requiem Aeternam (Durufle);
Contakion of the Dead (Kiev Melody). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: Gosling en France

La Technologie. In the last of the series. Ray Gosling enjoys the driverless trains of Lille and an exhibition of new inventions in Paris. Producer Menlyn Harris


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Menlyn Harris

: Paradise Lost

Part 38 of John Milton 's epic poem.
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell. Music by Elizabeth Parker. Director John Theochans Rpt


Unknown: John Milton
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Director: John Theochans
Milton: Denis Quilley
Adam: Linus Roache
Eve: Federay Holmes
God: Godfrey Kenton
Son: Robert Glenister
Michael: Mark Straker
Sin: Margaret Robertson
Death: Steve Hodson

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Knowledge of Angels (2) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Kipling in Love

Eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling , dramatised for radio by Ed Thomason.
3: Venus Annodomini. India, 1886.
The Venus has captured many a heart of an officer in the regiment, but her attraction is only skin-deep as one unlucky captain discovers.
Music by Trevor Allan Davies Producer Adrian Bean


Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Ed Thomason.
Music By: Trevor Allan Davies
Producer: Adrian Bean
Tom Gayerson: Alex Jennings
kitty: Moir Leslie
Watson: Michael Troughton
Colonel Hunphreys: Barry J Gordon
Teddy Reynolds: Lyndam Gregory
Dorothea Mountjoy: Frances Jeater
Tuppy Mason: Graham Seed
Arnold Davidson: Richard Tate
Gayerson Senior: Timothy Carlton
Gwen: Rachel Atkins
Ben Lindsay: John Evitts

: The World at One

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Patricia's Party

A serial in three parts by Tony Mulholland. 1. Ambition. It's 1991, and Pat Brown 's burning desire is to stand as a Conservative candidate and fight for a seat in the Commons. She couldn't possibly have foreseen the obstacles that would stand in her way. After all, she is a woman.
With Judy Bndgland. Roger Hume , Norman Bird , David Holt and Pat Quayle Director Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Tony Mulholland.
Unknown: Pat Brown
Unknown: Judy Bndgland.
Unknown: Roger Hume
Unknown: Norman Bird
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Pat Quayle
Director: Nigel Bryant
Pat: Lucy Tregear
Tony: Kim Wall
Marston: Gary Bond
Anthea: Alma Lawson
Mahmoud: Harmage Singh Kalirai
De Glanville: Simon Egerton
Kevin: Dominic Rickhards
Rees: Richard Mitchley
Alan: Michael Lumsden

: Treasure Islands

Presented by Michael Rosen.
Family Break Up. Jill Burridge talks to authors, parents and children about books which focus on divorce. Producer Jill Burridge


Presented By: Michael Rosen.
Talks: Jill Burridge
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson.
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper sees the new
Frankenstein film. with Kenneth Branagh directing and appearing, and considers the role of women in rock 'n' roll. Producer Adrian Washbourne Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story: Out of Sorts

by Bernard Taylor.
Suddenly the moon, the full moon was no longer obscured by clouds. The room was bathed in light and she saw the thick metal bars at the window ... Read by Patricia Garwood. producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: Bernard Taylor.
Read By: Patricia Garwood.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Round Britain Quiz

Repeated from Monday at 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

A kick start for Shula.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Face the Facts

Last of the series in which John Waite follows up listeners' complaints.
Editor Graham Ellis. Repeated tomorrow 9.05am WRITE TO: Face the Facts. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis.

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare explores the fascination of the naked flame. Repeated from yesterday at 11.30am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: Costing the Earth

Mark Whittaker looks at Britain's degraded rivers - many are little more than concreted, straightened sewers devoid of wildlife and inaccessible to people. Will they ever be restored? Producer Jessica Mitchell
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Jessica Mitchell

: Foot in the Door

Door-to-door selling goes back to the Middle Ages when pedlars' packs were the size of grand pianos. Listen to this history of the "door-knocker", traced through the triumphs and woes of the salespeople themselves and you might never slam a door in their face again.
Producer Pat Pryor Rpt


Producer: Pat Pryor Rpt

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: The Ramayana of Valmiki

The story of Ram of Ayodhya.
3: The Making of a Champion. Within hours of leaving the palace for the first time with the sage Vishwamitra, the young Prince Ram is faced with having to save his brother's life. For cast see Fnday

: Scotland up the 50s

with Magnus Magnusson.
3: The Prosperous Path. The ships were being launched, the dams built, the mines sunk, the hills covered in trees or sheep, the fields covered by tractors. Was everybody happy? Repeated from Friday at 10.00am


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.

: Postcard from Gotham

Don't hold the pumpkin pie, caramel apples and popcorn balls. For Hallowe'en, Mark Steyn plays trick or treat on his guests. Repeated from Saturday at 6.50pm

: News

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