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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Canon Michael Austin from
Southwell Minster.


Unknown: Southwell Minster.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: George Austin.

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: On the Ropes

The last in the series in which
John Humphrys talks to high achievers who have experienced turbulent times in their careers.
Producer Jenni Mills


Talks: John Humphrys
Producer: Jenni Mills

: Daily Service

God is working his purpose out
(Benson); Mark 5, w 25-34; We cannot measure how you heal (arrWhitbourn); I heard the voice of Jesus say (Kingsfold). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Music: Christopher Stokes.

: In the Red

Continuing the humorous murder mystery from MarkTavener's novel.
4: After being the first on the scene of a minister's murder in the House of Commons, crime correspondent George Cragge finds himself at the top of every national news bulletin. with Jonathan Keeble , Don McCorkindale and Annabel Mullion . Dramatised by Peter Baynham and Mark Tavener. Music by Paul Mottram. Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: George Cragge
Unknown: Jonathan Keeble
Unknown: Don McCorkindale
Unknown: Annabel Mullion
Dramatised By: Peter Baynham
Dramatised By: Mark Tavener.
Music By: Paul Mottram.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
George Cragge: Michael Williams
DCI Frank Jefferson: Barry Foster
Max: Peter Woodthorpe
Geoffrey Crichton Potter: Stephen Moore
Henry: Julian Rhind Tutt
Laetitia: Victoria Carling
Dominic De'Ath: Benjamin Whitrow
Andrew James: Peter Serafinowicz
Hercules Fortescue: Nicholas Le Prevost
Controller Radio 2: Stephen Fry
Controller Radio 4: John Bird
Caroline (Editor): Susie Brann
Jemma: Alice Arnold

: The Pilgrim's Progress

by John Bunyan. Part 14. Rpt For details see Monday


Unknown: John Bunyan.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Trial by jury has been a central part of the judicial system for over 600 years. But when jurors sit on a traumatic case are they themselves in danger of becoming victims? Philippa Dolley reports. Serial: Looking for Trouble (8) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Philippa Dolley

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours


: Looking Forward to the Past

Paul Boateng MP discusses the lighter side of history with his guests
John Diamond , Loyd Grossman , Professor Lisa Jardine and Mark Steel.
Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: John Diamond
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Unknown: Mark Steel.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: A Bruised Reed

In researching her play, Anna Clemence Mews interviewed several rapists in prison. The play examines the aftermath of a rape with compassion and humour from the point of view of both the victim and the rapist.


Writer: Anna Clemence Mews
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Val: Teresa Gallagher
Frank: Richard Pearce
Detective Sergeant Garret: Julia Hills
Detective Constable King: Cornelius Garrett
Eric: Steve Hodson
Mrs Merrill: Gillian Goodman
Betsy: Melinda Walker

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen sees Alan Rickman directing The Winter Guest at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and Katie Mitchell 's production of Strindberg's Easter.
Producer Robyn Read. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Alan Rickman
Unknown: Katie Mitchell
Producer: Robyn Read.

: Short Story: Solitary

by Steve Aylett , read by Kerry Shale . "When he was at school Solitary had been chastised for a misbehaviour he did not commit ... he loved the martyr-like buzz of false accusation." Producer Kate Bodoano


Unknown: Steve Aylett
Read By: Kerry Shale
Producer: Kate Bodoano

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: The Airport

Last in the series of sketches by top performers on the black comedy circuit. With Felix Dexter , Llewella Gideon , Roger Griffiths , Jo Martin ,
Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Felix Dexter
Unknown: Llewella Gideon
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Jo Martin
Unknown: Eddie Nestor.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: The Archers

William badgers Phil ...
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Laughter and Hope and a Sock in the Eye

Sue Limb takes a look at
Dorothy Parker 's life and work and at the wit and style of one of America's best-known humorists. Reader Lorelei King. Researched and compiled by James Walton Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt


Unknown: Dorothy Parker
Reader: Lorelei King.
Unknown: James Walton
Producer: Gareth Edwards Rpt

: Analysis

The End of Enlightenment?
Modern science and politics have been rooted in the core ideas of the Enlightenment: that knowledge would improve the human condition in a rational way, and that the future should be better than the past.
Peter Kellner asks whether our belief in a better life on earth is dying.
Producer Michael Blastland. Rptd Sun 4.15pm


Unknown: Peter Kellner
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: Bloopers

The fourth in Jonathan Hewat 's series of classic radio fluffs. Today's topic is children and animals. There's also the phone-call of the week, with the answer to the question "What did Sir Walter Raleigh bring back from
America?" Plus an anecdote from a famous voice - James Naughtie. A Hewat production


Unknown: Jonathan Hewat
Unknown: Walter Raleigh
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease.
PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00)


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease.

: Kaleidoscope

Revised rpt of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Quartered Safe Out Here

by George MacDonald Fraser. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: George MacDonald Fraser.

: Stephen King's Salem's Lot

An adaptation of the classic story from the master of modern horror. In the final episode, Ben and the vampire-killers pitch themselves against the might of Barlow and his evil followers.
Music by Elizabeth Parker of the BBC
Radiophonic Workshop. Dramatised by Gregory Evans. Director Adrian Bean


Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Dramatised By: Gregory Evans.
Director: Adrian Bean
Ben Mears: Stuart Milligan
Mark Petrie: Danny Kanaber
Father Gracon: Peter Yapp
Matt Burke: Gavin Muir
Jimmy Cody: Kerry Shale
Barlow: Doug Bradley
Parkins Gillespie: Don Fellows
Weasel Craig: Peter Whitman
Radio DJ: Peter Whitman
Eva Miller: Frances Jeater
Nurse: Frances Jeater
McDougall: Ronald Fernee

: Ad Lib

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

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