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: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Inderjit Boghal.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests engage in lively and diverse conversation.
Producer Alison Hughes. Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Alison Hughes.

: Daily Service

With Nigel Swinford. Lowinthe Grave He Lay(Christ Arose); Matthew 22, w23-33; Now the God of Peace (Knight); Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem (St Fulbert). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Nigel Swinford.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: The Learning Game

Written and read by Jonathan Smith.
3: The Case for a Balanced Life. For details see Monday


Read By: Jonathan Smith.

: Woman's Hour

Terry Wogan isJenni Murray 'sguestthis morning. Drama: My Career Goes Bungby Miles Franklin . Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Miles Franklin

: A Class Act

The series following the progress of the Charter School, formed after the closure of Dulwich High School for Boys - one of the country's most troubled comprehensives. Headteacher Pam
Bowmaker attempts to get a team in place ready for this month's first intake of pupils, but the school buildings are behind schedule and the complicated appeals process means it is still not clearwhich children, or even how many, have been Offered places. Producer Susan Mitchell


Producer: Susan Mitchell

: Sketches by Boz

The Private Theatricals or Mrs Joseph Porter. The third of Charles Dickens 's four comic tales, dramatised by Stephen Wyatt. The British love for amateur dramatics takes over a household with farcical results.
Director Sally Avens (R)


Unknown: Mrs Joseph Porter.
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Dramatised By: Stephen Wyatt.
Director: Sally Avens
Boz: Nicholas Farrell
Mr Gattleton: Geoffrey Whltehead
Mrs Gattleton: Frances Jeater
Sempronius: David Antrobus
Lucina Sarah: Jane Holm
Mrs Joseph Porter: Shirley Dixon
Mr Evans: Charles Simpson

: PMYou and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Liberal Democrats Conference in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Hidden Treasures

The antiques quiz presented by Lars Tharp in which two teams of experts discover some unusual objects. This edition comes from the home of courtier and adventurer
Sir Walter Raleigh. Sherborne Castle in Dorset is simply steeped in historical artifacts, all of which survived even Raleigh's attempts to modernise the castle and turn it into a kind of Renaissance des res. Producers Elizabeth Abrahams and Anne Bristow


Presented By: Lars Tharp
Unknown: Sir Walter Raleigh.
Producers: Elizabeth Abrahams
Producers: Anne Bristow

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Dead Men Tell No Tales

InKelvin Segger's version of three tales by Emile Zola , a "dead" man watches in horror as everyone around him prepares for his funeral, another man is "killed" by advertising and a third Dostoones his dream forfartoo long.
Director Peter Leslie Wild (R)


Unknown: Emile Zola
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Old Becaille: Norman Bird
Young Becaille: Michael Maloney
Carneau: Struan Rodger
Marguerite: Jenny Funnell
Adele: Sunny Ormonde
Maurice: Terry Molloy
Landry: Robin Bowerman

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by gardeners from Northamptonshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Scottish Shorts

3: The Girl from Quebradaby Meaghan Delahunt , read byTamara Kennedy. A young Mexican girl determines to escape poverty and prostitution by becoming one of the famous divers of Acapulco, but the competition is for men only. For details see Monday


Unknown: Quebradaby Meaghan Delahunt
Read By: Tamara Kennedy.

: The Gargoyle Club

3: "Hello, Darling. Buy Me a Drink. "Life in the smoky, cosmopolitan bars of 1950s Soho was one of inspired conversation, champagne and oysters. Or was it? For details see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. ProducerTonyPhillips.E-MAILthinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: Changing Places

Serving Others. A place where those with learning difficulties can work alongside the able-bodied was the dream of two men, one in AnturWaunfawr, near Caernarfon, the other in Ponderosa,
Heckmondwyke, West Yorkshire. In his continuing series of programmes, Howard Stableford tells of the extraordinary foresight and determination they used to make the dream a reality.
Producer Sandra Sykes. PHONE: [number removed] for more information. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio 4 E-MAIL:changing. places@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Sandra Sykes.

: With Clare

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Audio Diaries

A comedy series by Kay Stonham.
3: Town Mouse, Country Mouse. This week, a family decides to escape the rat race and move - from a farm in Devon to a three-bedroom flat on the Isle of Dogs. Will they fit in with the locals?
Producer Jane Berthoud (R)


Unknown: Kay Stonham.
Producer: Jane Berthoud
Amy: Camllle Codurl
Geoff: Tony Gardner
Mum: Flip Webster
Dad: Simon Greenall
Sarah: Lottie Elliott
Aaron: Tom Fitzwebster
Phoebe: Rosle Stonham
Ivy: Edna Dore
Woman: Rachel Atkins
Mrs Douglas: Kay Stonham

: The Archers

Mrs Antrobus revises her offer. Repeated tomorrow 2pm


Unknown: Mrs Antrobus

: Front Row

With Francine Stock. Producer Jennifer Clarke


Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: My Career Goes Bung

By Miles Franklin. 3: Sybylla's book is a hit and she finds herself wooed by men from near and far. Then her parent's friend, Henry Beachamp , comes to Stay. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Miles Franklin.
Unknown: Henry Beachamp

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions to an issue of current concern. 3: The Generation Game
Should age discrimination be outlawed? With commissioners Yasmin Alibhai-Brown , Sir Herman Ousley and Kate Barker.
Producer Helen Wilson. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Unknown: Herman Ousley
Unknown: Kate Barker.
Producer: Helen Wilson.

: The Speaker's Club

The most exclusive political club in the United
Kingdom has only three members -the speakers from the assemblies in Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Scottish Parliament. They meet to discuss how they are copingwith the politics of the newly-devolved United Kingdom.
Producer Mark Palmer. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Producer: Mark Palmer.

: Frontiers

Up to 500,000 people suffer heart failure in Britain each year and with only 300 hearts available annually for transplant, the drive to find an alternative has never been stronger. Peter Evans traces new research into the quest for the artificial heart. Producer Sue Broom. Email: [email address removed]


Reporter: Peter Evans

: Midweek

Repeated from 9am '

: The World Tonight

With Charlie Lee Potter.


Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter.

: Book at Bedtime: Marrying the Mistress

By Joanna Trollope. 3: Alan decides to meet his father's lover. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Joanna Trollope.

: On the Job

James MacLoughlin 'scomedydrama charts the exploits of Chief Constable Bill Burscough.
3: Bill Burscough 's nephewjust happensto be on dutywhen an environmental protest goes awry. Is this Johnny Spender 's chance to oust Bill from his job as Chief Constable at last? Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: James MacLoughlin
Unknown: Bill Burscough.
Unknown: Bill Burscough
Unknown: Johnny Spender
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Bill: Tony Haygarth
DI Chan: David Yip
Viveca: Carolyn Pickles
Richard: Jeff Rawle
Johnny: Paul Brennen
Sergeant: Andrew Wlncott
Journalist: Sophie Ward

: Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue

Last in the sketch show seriesthat takes a comical view of lifestyles, families and relationships. Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens play Mike and Sue. They are joined by Roger Blake , Alistair McGowan , Ronnie Ancona and Emma Kennedy. Music Mark Burton. Producer Aled Evans (R)


Unknown: Robert Duncan
Unknown: Roger Blake
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Emma Kennedy.
Music: Mark Burton.
Producer: Aled Evans

: News

: The Late Book: Corpsing

By Toby Litt , read by Stephen Tompkinson. Part 3.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Toby Litt
Read By: Stephen Tompkinson.

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