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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Johnston McKay.


Unknown: Johnston McKay.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill , Producer Moira Hickey


Unknown: Anna Hill
Producer: Moira Hickey

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is
Sir John Mills. He was only six when he decided he wanted to be an actor. Now, after 70 years in show business, he is still touring the world with his one-man show. He won an Oscarfor his performance in Ryan's Daughter, but one of his all-time favourite films remains Ice Cold in Alex. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Sir John Mills.

: An Act of Worship

With the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Book of the Week: The Shark Net

By Robert Drewe. The net is closing in around the serial killer, but who is to blame for the death of Robert's mother? Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Robert Drewe.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray with the latest news, views and culture from a woman's point of view. Drama:
Diary of a Provincial Ladyby EM Delafield. Part 5. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Way West

The second of two programmes in which Ian McMillan recreates a familyjourney to the far west - the place where cowboys and heroes walked. This week a storm brews on the road from Weston-super-Mare to the hotel in Plymouth. Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Married

A comedy series by Tony Bagley.
Serenity. It has been a taxing few months for
Robin in his new universe, but at last he seems to have tapped into that well of inner peace. Or is there a more obvious explanation?
Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Producer: Claire Jones
Robin: Hugh Bonneville
Lesley: Josie Lawrence
Dirk: Stephen Frost
Ned: Sam Bradley
Maxine: Ann Gosling

: You and Yours

PM With Trixie Rawlinson and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: youand yours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Food Court

This week John Humphrys and his panel examine "food poverty". What makes people on low incomes buy expensive, processed food instead of cheaper alternatives for example? Producer Steve Peacock. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Steve Peacock.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: M for Mother

By Marjorie Riddell , dramatised by Gabrielle Lloyd. 1954, Wether Bilbury, Cheshire. Mrs Wordsley is coping as best she can with her daughter's move to London. Not that she would seek to intrude. Well, only for Sarah's good.
Director Pete Atkin (R)


Unknown: Marjorie Riddell
Dramatised By: Gabrielle Lloyd.
Director: Pete Atkin
Sarah: Jennifer Dundas Lowe
Mother: Rosalind Ayres
Aunt Etta/Mrs Alcock/Aunt Mabel: Miriam Margolyes
Aunt Ethel/Aunt Dora: Jane Carr
Aunt Gertrude/Shop assistant: Carolyn Seymour
Harry: Simon Templeman
Mr Scott: Kenneth Danziger
Father: Martin Jarvis

: Logged On: [number removed]

Healthcare via computer- is it good medicine? Health sites are becoming the most popular on the internet. Already some doctors offer prescriptions bye-mail and remote consultations, but is this good for our health?
With many sites funded by drug companies, there may be a danger of misinformation. Quentin Cooper investigates.
Producers Anna Buckley. E-MAIL: loggedon@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/webwise. LINES OPEN from lpm Webwatch: page 41


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producers: Anna Buckley.

: Improvisations

5: Mercenary by Adam Thorpe , read by David Calder. Stuart's past both defines and haunts him. For details see Monday


Unknown: Adam Thorpe
Read By: David Calder.

: The Man with the Two-stroke Engine

For most people the two-stroke engine was a phenomenon of the fifties and sixties. It is often regarded as being noisy and smoky. The powerhouse of Grand Prix racers, small motorbikes, mopeds and outboard engines for boats, some feel its life is almost at an end. Gordon Blair has devoted his working life to developing the device and feels it has yet to reach its potential. Much evidence exists to support that opinion. Reporter Mike McKimm. Producer Davy Sims (R)


Unknown: Gordon Blair
Reporter: Mike McKimm.
Producer: Davy Sims

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a group of readers discuss Northern Lights, Philip Pullman 's mesmerising fantasy storywritten for children but adored by people Of all ages. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Philip Pullman

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Clare English. Editor Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical comedy panel game. With Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton , Jeremy Hardy and Hattie Hayridge.
Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated tomorrow 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Hattie Hayridge.
Producer: Lucy Armitage.

: The Archers

Where is Simon?
Written by Peter Kerry Director Julie Beckett
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]Programme of the Week: page 111


Written By: Peter Kerry
Written By: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
George: Graham Roberts
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Peggy: June Spencer
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Caroline: Sara Coward
Simon: Garrick Hagon
Lewis: Robert Lister

: Front Row

Mark Lawson talks to Peter Cropper , leader of the distinguished string quartet the Lindsays, about their festival in Sheffield and the life of a chamber music player. Producer Tanya Hudson


Talks: Mark Lawson
Leader: Peter Cropper
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: Diary of a Provincial Lady

By EM Delafield , dramatised by Mike Harris. Part 5. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Em Delafield
Dramatised By: Mike Harris.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in the Pavilion
Theatre, Brighton, by Misha Glenny , Matt Ridley , Nicholas Soames MP and Polly Toynbee. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Misha Glenny
Unknown: Matt Ridley
Unknown: Nicholas Soames
Unknown: Polly Toynbee.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Insight, anecdote and history from the doyen of commentators.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.
Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: Vox Bopp

A wry tribute to the Hale-Bopp comet. Humanity scrambles to prosper under the beauty of the heavens.
Director Cherry Cookson


Director: Cherry Cookson
Thomas Bopp: Kerry Shale
Alan Hale: Ian Porter
Lorna: Alison Pettitt
Carys: Rachel Atkins
Nancy: Kate Harper
MrMountjoy: Gavin Muir
David: David Brooks
Dr Naidoo: Shiv Grewal

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: As It Is in Heaven

By Niall Williams , read by Owen Roe. Final part. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Niall Williams
Read By: Owen Roe.

: Late Tackle

Eleanor Oldroyd looks ahead to the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Aston Villa. Plus news from Lord's after the day's play in the Test match against Zimbabwe. Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd
Unknown: Aston Villa.
Producer: Simon Crosse

: News

: The Late Book: The Owl's Watchsong

AM By JA Cuddon , read by Tim Pigott-Smith .
Final part. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Ja Cuddon
Read By: Tim Pigott-Smith

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