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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers John Harvey , Ruth Kiely and Tessa Polniaszek


Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely
Producers: Tessa Polniaszek

: Prayer for the Day

With Harbans Singh Sagoo.


Unknown: Harbans Singh Sagoo.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Lionel Blue.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Antrobus Complete

Simon Callow reads five extracts from
Lawrence Durrell 's comic tales of Foreign Office life in 1950s Vulgaria. Where the Bee Sucks. The ambassador has a new hobby. Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: Lawrence Durrell
Producer: Matthew Walters

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg is joined by controversial historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto . Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

From Bradford, with the West Yorkshire
Pentecostal Community Choir. Nearer, my God, to thee (Arr Mason); Isaiah 50, w 4-9a; Psalm 91 (Guidry); He is worthy (Song of the Redeemed) (Crouch). Director of music Colin Terrelonge.


Music: Colin Terrelonge.

: Big Bang

A look at the versatility of breathing as Jez Nelson takes in a performance of the throat in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Producer Adrian Washboume


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Producer: Adrian Washboume

: This Sceptr'd Isle

Anna Massey resumes the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington.
31: Murder in the Cathedral. The bloody resolution of the conflict between Henry the Second and Thomas Becket. With David Timson and John Turner.
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill
Read By: Paul Eddington.
Read By: Thomas Becket.
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: John Turner.
Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Woman's Hour

From Beijing in the People's Republic of China, a special programme to mark the opening of the UN's Fourth World Conference on Women.
Jenni Murray talks to Jung Chang about her autobiography, Wild Swans, which begins a five-part serialisation today.
Serial: Wild Swans abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Pik-sen Lim.


Presenter: Jenni Murray
Guest: Jung Chang
Editor: Sally Feldman
Editor: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: (0171)[number removed]

Presented by Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Tim Bowler. UNES OPEN from 10.00am


Presented By: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tim Bowler.

: You and Yours


: Brain of Britain 1995

Chairman Robert Robinson. The Final.
Contestants include Ian Wilson (head teacher), John Flint (retired farmer), Ian Kinloch , (solicitor) and George Sheldrick (local government officer). Producer Richard Edis. Rptd Wed 6.30pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Unknown: Ian Wilson
Unknown: John Flint
Unknown: Ian Kinloch
Unknown: George Sheldrick
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Saint

Leslie Charteris 's square-jawed, blue-eyed hero loves, fights and steals his way through Europe in the 1930s. 2: The Saint Closes the Case. The
Saint is confronted by armaments dealer and old enemy Rayt Marius. with John Turner , Geoffrey Whitehead , David Timson , Ross Livingstone , Linda Regan ,
Jonathan Keebie. Paul Jenkins and Stephen Critchlow. Dramatised by Roger Danes Director Matthew Walters


Unknown: Leslie Charteris
Unknown: Rayt Marius.
Unknown: John Turner
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: Ross Livingstone
Unknown: Linda Regan
Unknown: Jonathan Keebie.
Unknown: Paul Jenkins
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow.
Dramatised By: Roger Danes
Director: Matthew Walters
The Saint: Paul Rhys
Patricia: Kim Thomson
Roger: Charles Simson
Norman: Joshua Towb
Orace: John Hollis
Marius: Sandor Eles
Teal: John Baddeley

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.
Rock 'n' Roll Milestones. Back in 63, Paul Simon was on tour in Britain. His steps are retraced to Widnes station where Homeward Boundwas conceived.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Unknown: Paul Simon
Unknown: Homeward Boundwas

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker interviews Billie Whitelaw as her autobiography is published and investigates the influence of the American artist Edward Hopper.
Producer Julian May. Rvsd repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Billie Whitelaw
Artist: Edward Hopper.

: Short Story: Goodbye Africa

By Nguigi Wa Thiong 'o. "At first the face had only appeared to him by night. Then suddenly, these last few days, the face started appearing before him in broad daylight." Read by Jack Klaff .
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Nguigi Wa Thiong
Read By: Jack Klaff

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Is Tony obsessed?
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Meeting for the Meal

Henrietta Green sits down to a Swedish meal.
Revised repeat from Friday

: The Monday Play: The Gods Are Not to Blame

By Ola Rotimi and adapted by Yvonne Brewster. With Jeffrey Kisson as King Odewale, Sir Robert Stephens as Baba Fakunle and Trevor McDonald as the Narrator. From the ancient
Yoruba culture comes a myth that has a surprising similarity to Oedipus Rex. with Akim Mogaji and Jacqui Chan Director of music Peter Badejo
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Ola Rotimi
Adapted By: Yvonne Brewster.
Unknown: Jeffrey Kisson
Unknown: Sir Robert Stephens
Unknown: Baba Fakunle
Unknown: Trevor McDonald
Unknown: Akim Mogaji
Unknown: Jacqui Chan
Music: Peter Badejo
Queen Ojuola: Jenni George
Chief Balogun: Ben Thomas
Ogun Priest: Don Warrington
Alaka: Stefan Kalipha

: Run up a Tree and Other Bad Advice

Fifteen years ago today, the wardens of Banff National Park, in Canada, finally tracked down a bear which had stalked the area for a fortnight.
Noah Richler travels to Banff to find out what made the men behave like beasts.
Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Noah Richler
Producer: Noah Richler

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Ake

By Wole Soyinka.
Colin McFarlane reads part six of Nobel prize-winner Soyinka's memoirs of his childhood in Nigeria. Abridged in ten parts by Margaret Busby. Producer Sally Avens


Unknown: Wole Soyinka.
Unknown: Colin McFarlane
Unknown: Margaret Busby.
Producer: Sally Avens

: Itchy Feet

Last in the series in which Rory MacLean explores the incurable restlessness that is felt by us all.
Producers John Dryden and Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Rory MacLean
Producers: John Dryden
Producers: Emma Kingsley

: The Blue Room

John Fordham makes his last selection of writing about the popular music of this century.
Welcome to the Working Week. Tales of life on the road, including bass player Charles Mingus confronting racism in the American South. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: John Fordham
Unknown: Charles Mingus
Unknown: American South.
Producer: John Goudie

: News

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