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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Professor Gwilym Henry Jones.


Unknown: Professor Gwilym Henry Jones.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Jim Thompson

: News

: Money Box - Budget Call

Your chance to discuss yesterday's Budget with Vincent Duggleby and the Money Box team. Put your questions direct on [number removed]. Producer Sarah Pennells


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Sarah Pennells

: A Good Read

Michele Roberts is joined by maverick Tory MP Julian Critchley and biographer Fiona MacCarthy. Producer Tim Dee. Repeated Sunday 7.30pm


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Fiona MacCarthy.
Producer: Tim Dee.

: Daily Service

Jesus calls us (St Andrew ); John 5, w 36b-47; Thy clear light (trad arr
Bambrick); Long ago, prophets knew (arr Hoist/Wilson).
Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: St Andrew
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: The Hindu Scriptures

Stories from the Hindu tradition.
8: The Story of Prahlad 11 For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: A Temporary Affair (7) For details see Monday


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.
7: Beyond the Pale. Lahore, 1885. An English merchant falls deeply in love with a widowed Indian girl. But he can have no idea of the cultural barriers to their happiness.
Music by Trevor Allan Davies Producer Adrian Bean


Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Ed Thomason.
Music By: Trevor Allan Davies
Producer: Adrian Bean
Bisesa: Nina Wadia
Trejago: Gareth Armstrong
Narrator: Renu Setna
Mahbub/Gaya Din: Lyndam Gregory
Charan: Gurdial Sira
Gaur Chand: Amerjit Deu
Naini: Charubala Chokshi
Leela: Heather Emmanuel
Dorothea: Frances Jeater
Macklin: John Evitts

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Head Man

A second series by Jonathan Smith. 2: The Lightning Conductor.
Dr Patrick Balfour 's problems mount. The headmaster's ex-mistress contacts him again, while a boy that he rusticated for bullying is involved in a serious car accident.
Director Shaun Macloughlin


Unknown: Jonathan Smith.
Unknown: Dr Patrick Balfour
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Patrick: Steve Hodson
Stephanie: Sue Broomreld
Daphne: June Barrie
Michael: Christian Rodska
Judith: Melinda Walker
Lindsay: Carolyn Backhouse
Boy: Tom Lawrence
Miranda: Julia Hills
Graham/Nigel: Gilbert Halcrow

: Treasure Islands

Michael Rosen and Sally Grindley pick paperbacks for Christmas. Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Sally Grindley
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Anderson Country

with Laurie Taylor.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

From whether Santa Claus is genuine or not to a thriller about a juror in a Mafia case, as usual this week's film releases cover a breadth of subject material. Brian Sibley sees them all. Producer Helen Garrison. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Producer: Helen Garrison.

: Short Story: Licket

by John Latham , read by David Holt. Ernest has always idolised his schoolfriend. But will a lesson in trust reverse their relationship? Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Unknown: John Latham
Read By: David Holt.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: PM

: Beachcomber.... By the Way

Starring Richard Ingrams , John Wells , John Sessions , Joan Sims , Patricia Routledge , Brian Bowles ,
Simon Greenall and Henrietta Gooden , and featuring June Whitfield and the silken tones of Brian Perkins. The further adventures of characters created between the wars by the great humorist J B Morton.
Adapted for radio by Mike Barfield with Richard Ingrams. Producer Harry Thompson


Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Henrietta Gooden
Unknown: Brian Perkins.
Unknown: J B Morton.
Unknown: Mike Barfield
Unknown: Richard Ingrams.
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: The Archers

Mike's got tunnel vision....

: Lost Childhoods

Sara Parker meets children who have missed a normal childhood.
2: Stephanie's Story. Ten-year-old Stephanie can never make plans.
She suffers from childhood arthritis and never knows from one day to the next when the disease will flare up. But she has her own way of dealing with her restricting condition. Producer Ronni Davis


Unknown: Sara Parker
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Medicine Now

Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

: Costing the Earth

What should children be taught about the environment?
Presented by Mark Whittaker.
Producer Jessica Mitchell. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Presented By: Mark Whittaker.
Producer: Jessica Mitchell.

: The Return of Sherlock Holmes: 1: The Empty House

Four classic mysteries starring Clive Merrison as Sherlock Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson
Holmes has met his fate at the Reichenbach Falls, and Mary Watson is on her deathbed. Alone and grief-stricken, Dr Watson tries his hand at solving a society murder.
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Dramatised by Bert Coules. Director Patrick Rayner (Rpt)


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Bert Coules.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Prof Moriarty: Michael Pennington
Colonel Moran: Frederick Treves
Lestrade: Donald Gee
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson
Sir John: Peter Penry Jones
Adair: John Webb
Murray: Steve Hodson
Nurse: Kate Binchy
Mary Watson: Jillie Meers
Jenny: Siriol Jenkins
[Actor]: Keith Drinkel
[Actor]: John Church
[Actor]: John Reming

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: World Tonight

with Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: Poor Things

3: A Fascinating Stranger. Jimmy Chisholm reads Alasdair Gray 's gothic romance.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Jimmy Chisholm
Unknown: Alasdair Gray

: Magic Moments

Nigel Fountain explores postwar cultural phenomena. This week, the T-shirt. Repeated from Friday

: The Locker Room

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

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