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: Prayer for the Day

With Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Farming Today

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Harvey Thomas.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament LWon/y


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Harvey Thomas.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is mathematician Sir Roger Penrose. His prize-winning work with Professor Stephen Hawking on the nature of black holes brought his name to public attention in the sixties. Since then he has made a controversial contribution to the debate about human consciousness. See the choice on page 118. Repeated from Sunday 11.15 am


Presenter: Sue Lawley
Castaway: Sir Roger Penrose

: Book of the Week: The Visitors

By Rupert Christiansen. A succession of young dancers- ttaiian, American and Russian - transformed baitet into an art form which would outlive theircentury and the one beyond. Final part. For delays see Monday


Unknown: Rupert Christiansen.

: An Act of Worship

With the Rev Joel Edward, general director of the Evangelical Alliance.


Unknown: Joel Edward

: Woman s Hour

Jenni Murray hosts topical interviews and discussions presented from a woman's point of view. Drama: Lad/es oft.etters.com by Lou Wakefieid and Caroie Hayman. Final part. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Lou Wakefieid
Unknown: Caroie Hayman.

: Ready About

Libby Purves and John McCarthy present more tales from the estuaries and riverbanks in the series that looks at waters ports, from surfingto sailing. Producer Dav!dprest


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: John McCarthy

: Bristow

Last in a comedy series based on Frank Dickens 's classic cartoon strip, featuring
Chester-Perry's troublesome buying cierk and those who serve atongside him as sma!i cogs in a gigantic wheel. Repaying Mr Pfper. Bristow has a theory about why he is surrounded by incompetents.
Music John Whitehall Director Neil Cargill


Unknown: Frank Dickens
Unknown: Mr Pfper.
Music: John Whitehall
Bristow: Michael Williams
Fudge: Jon Glover
Piper: Jon Glover
Jones: Rodney Bewes
Postboy: Simon Schatzberger
Hewitt: Owen Brenman
Daisy: Joan Sims
Mrs Purdy: Dora Bryan
Stokes: David Battley
Miss Sunman: Katy Odey
Miss Pleasant: Jackie Neglia
Gert: Liz Frazer

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Wa !te.
EditorChhs Burns. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAiL: youandyours@bbe.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Wa

: The World at One

With Nick Ciarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Ciarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Boiton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Producer Viv Black . WR!TE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London. W1A 1QT. FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed] E-MA!L: feedback0bbc.co.uk. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Roger Boiton
Producer: Viv Black

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Bull Epic

By Don McCamphill. When 11-year-old Colin's mother leaves him to stay with his rough and ready relatives on their farm in rural Ballymena, little does he know what trials the week ahead holds in store for him.


Writer: Don McCamphill
Director: Lawrence Jackson
James: Des McAleer
Joe: Alan McKee
Carson: Conleth Hill
Donna: Sharon Curran
Granda: Ian McElhinney
Ferdie: Laurence Kinlan
Niall: Frank O'Sullivan
Colin: Andrew Harrison

: Making History

Sue Cook presents the programme that examines listeners' historical queries, exploring avenues of research and uncovering mysteries. This week a listener from the New Forest leads the team back 900 years to the death of William Rufus, who was struck by an arrow white hunting near Brockenhurst, and asks whether this was a tragic accident or cold-blooded murder. Sue Cook also discovers why the Mormons have provided an invaluable tool for family historians and how troops took on their officers in the battle of Blackpool. Producers Evan Hewlett and Nick Patrick
WRITE TO: [address removed] E-MAiL: [email address removed]


Presenter: Sue Cook
Producer: Evan Hewlett
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Five Stories by Penelope Fitzgeraid

A series of exquisite short fictions broadcast as a tribute to the Booker Prize-winner who died earlier this year. 5: The Red-Haired Girl. Read by Juliet Aubrey. "He ached for the contrast between the copper-coloured hair and the scarlet shawl." For details see Monday


Read By: Jutiet Aubrey.

: The Year 1000

Robert Lacey presents a vivid portrait of life !n Britain in the year 1000 with the help of archaeotogists and historians.
5: Mustc, tDe Monastery and fDeM/t/enn/urr) With Christopher Page and Andy Orchard. For deta!!s see Monday (R)


Unknown: Robert Lacey
Unknown: Andy Orchard.

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potterfinds out what is happening in the world of books and talks to author Pau)
Watkins about his latest novel Vne Forger , set in France during the Second World War. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potterfinds
Unknown: Vne Forger

: The Message

Aiex Brodie and guests cast a critical eye overthe week's media trends, producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Aiex Brodie
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Niget Wrench. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Niget Wrench.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Dead Ringers

Jon Cuishaw , Jan Ravens and Kevin Conneiiystar !n the impressionist show.
Producer Bin Dare. Repeated tomorrow 12.30pm


Unknown: Jon Cuishaw
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Kevin Conneiiystar
Producer: Bin Dare.

: The Archers

Another suitcase in another hall.
Written by Paul Brodrick.
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Writer: Paul Brodrick
Director: Sean O'Connor
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Sid: Alan Devereux
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kathy: Hedill Niklaus
Shula: Judy Bennett
Joe: Edward Kelsey
David: Timothy Bentinck
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Nigel: Graham Seed
William: Philip Molloy
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Tony: Colin Skipp
Emma: Felicity Jones
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Tommy: Tom Graham
Caroline: Sara Coward
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Usha: Souad Faress
Jack: Arnold Peters
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Peggy: June Spencer
Greg: Mark Finn

: Front Row

John Witson chairs the arts programme. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: John Witson
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Ladies of Letters.com

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman. Vera has just received an anguished e-mail from Irene, whose mysterious stalker is ringing the doorbell. Final part. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Unknown: Caroie Hayman

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke !s joined at Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire by Nicholas Coleridge , Germaine Greer , Roy Hatterstey and John Redwood MP. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Nicholas Coleridge
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Roy Hatterstey
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Insight, anecdote and history from the doyen of commentators.
Repeated Sundays.45am


Speaker: Alistair Cooke
Producer: Tony Grant

: The Friday Play: Mother Teresa in Kilburn

By John Dove. A chance encounter leads Kate to Mother Teresa 's shelter for the homeless in Kiiburn - and to Jack and Peter.
Ai! other parts piayed by the company. Director Michael Crompton (R)


Unknown: John Dove.
Unknown: Mother Teresa
Director: Michael Crompton
Kate: Isabel Pollen
Peter: David Calder
Meg: Leena Dhingra
Jack: Andrew Lincoln
Claire: Lesley Vickerage
Frank: Jonathan Hackett
Alf: Trevor Martin
Stephen: Andy Robb

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell
E-MAIL: [emailaddress removed]
WEBSITE: [web address removed]


Presenter: Claire Bolderson
Editor: Prue Keely
Editor: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: The Mark of the Angei

By Nancy Huston , read by Haydn Gwynne. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Nancy Huston
Read By: Haydn Gwynne.

: Late Tackie

Jonathan Agnew presents the sports programme this week. with guests induding SirAian Hazelhurst. Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Producer: Simon Crosse

: News

: The Late Book: Kari Marx

By Francis Wheen. MarxisdemonisedastheMr
Big of European revolution. Final part. FordetaiisseeMonday(R)


Unknown: Francis Wheen.

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