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: Farming Today

Producer Sarah Tempest


Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman and guests debate and deliberate new agenda-setting ideas.
Producer Ariane Koek. Shortened repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Ariane Koek.

: Book of the Week: To the Elephant Graveyard

ByTarquin Hall, read in five parts by Miles Anderson. 1: On India's north-east frontier a killer elephant ' is on the rampage. Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall


Unknown: Miles Anderson.
Produced By: Jane Marshall

: Daily Service

With Dr David Cook. Creator of the Stars of Night; Isaiah 9, w2, 6-7; The Call (Vaughan Williams); 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel (Stokes). With
Manchester Cathedral Choristers. Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Dr David Cook.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney. Drama: The Bizarre Girl by Lizzie Slater. Parti of 5. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm Programme of the Week: page 137


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Lizzie Slater.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: Random Edition

Peter Snow presents a series in which each programme's stories come from the pages of an archive newspaper. 5: The London Journal- 27 November 725. Sixteen coal ships from
Newcastle are shipwrecked in the cause of keeping Londoners warm and quack medical remedies play on fears that sexual sins will find you Out. Producer Andrew Green


Producer: Andrew Green

: Peril at End House

Agatha Christie's famous novel is dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.
4: It is clear to Poirot that the intended murder victim was Nick. For her safety he has installed her in a nursing home-with no visitors allowed. with Richenda Carey, Terence Edmond, Stephen Critchlow and Mark Holloway. Director Enyd Williams


Writer: Agatha Christie
Dramatist: Michael Bakewell
Director: Enyd Williams
Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt
Captain Hastings: Simon Williams
Unknown: Richenda Carey
Unknown: Terence Edmond
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: Mark Holloway
Nick Buckley: Gemma Saunders
Chief Insp Japp: Bryan Prlngle
Frederica: Suzanna Hamilton
George: Andrew Wincott

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Wildbrain

Lionel Kelleway presents the quiz which goes in search of Britain's most knowledgeable naturalist. This week the programme comes from Dinton Pastures, Berkshire.
Producer Brett Westwood. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature. Repeated Saturday llpm


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Brett Westwood.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Marcus Mundy's Changeof Life

In Alexandra Caddell 's comic play, taking place in real time, Marcus Mundy has 44 minutes in which
! to park his car, get to the theatre and propose to ! his girlfriend. But a lot can happen in 44 minutes.


Unknown: Alexandra Caddell
Unknown: Marcus Mundy
i Marcus: Simon Pegg
Melissa: Jasmine Hyde
Rex: William Hope
Carruthers: Andrew Wincott
Traffic warden: Helen Ayres
Pensioner: Richenda Carey
Conductor: Alex Trlnder
Inspector: David Thorpe
Director: Marion Nancarrow

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer calls on a personal finance issue.
Producer Paul O'Keef fe. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Paul O'Keef

: Ballet Stories

nFive readings of the most well-loved romantic folk tales upon which traditional ballets are based. 1: Swan Lake by Elizabeth Buchan , read by Sian Phillips. Prince Siegfried's midnight encounter by a lake with Odette, a swan-woman, is his first taste of true love. Producer Anne-Marie Maher-Williams


Unknown: Elizabeth Buchan
Read By: Sian Phillips.
Producer: Anne-Marie Maher-Williams

: A Short History of Darkness

Three programmes on the theme of darkness.
1: Night-Time and Memory. From bloody accounts of the Falklands warto birdsong in a midsummer-forest night, this episode hears new poems by Hugo Williams and John Burnside. Producer Sean Walsh


Unknown: Hugo Williams
Unknown: John Burnside.
Producer: Sean Walsh

: The Food Programme

Extended repeat from yesterday 12.30pm

: Turning World

Jenni Murray and guests take a global view of , news, traditions and human stories from across the world. Producer PhilPegum


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Test Match Special Report

Jonathan Agnew with news and views from
Karachi on the conclusion of England's three-match series in Pakistan.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Jeremy Hardy joins regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton at the Swan theatre in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, for the antidote to panel games.With Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Repeated Sunday 12 noon


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Jon Naismith.

: The Archers

There is too much noise Upstairs. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with the verdict on Robert De Niro 's latest Hollywood hit - the rites-of-passage comedy Meet the Parents. Producer Tanya Hudson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: The Bizarre Girl

By Lizzie Slater. Set deep in the heart of the potteries of Staffordshire in the twenties and thirties, this drama celebrates the life of Clarice Cliff. From teenage apprentice to head of design, her meteoric rise is spurred by eventful twists and! turns. An uplifting story illustrating how a working-class girl brought modern art to the home.
Director Kate Valentine. Repeated from 10.45am Programme of the Week: page 137


Unknown: Lizzie Slater.
Unknown: Clarice Cliff.
Director: Kate Valentine.
Clarice: Julia Ford
Colley: Clive Russell
Ethel: Dorothy Atkinson
Secretary: Richenda Carey
Gladys Terri: Ann Brumby
Hilda: Alison Pettitt
Ewart: Terence Edmond

: Business of the Arts

Arts and the Business Plan. Art and artists of all varieties are now an item on business plans, from governments and newspaper editors to multinationals - even funeral parlours! In the first of two programmes, Kate Mosse - novelist, deputy director of the Chichester Festival theatre and founder of the Orange Prize for Fiction -takes ! a look at the growing relationship between I business and the arts and asks who is manipulating Whom? Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Kate Mosse
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: Crossing Continents

Haiti. As part of its war on drugs and crime, the United States is now deporting thousands of American residents to "homelands" they have never seen. Most have completed US prison sentences when they are rounded up and sent to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Andy Kershaw investigates. Repeated from Thursday 11am

: Animals That Changed the World

A series about animals who have changed the face of the planet and influenced human affairs through their close relationship with people. 3: The Cow. It is hard to believe that the cows peacefully chewing the cud in the corner of a field have been responsible for changing the face of the world almost beyond recognition, but that is exactly what the cow has done. Brian Leith investigates the effect of this animal on history. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk Producer Jan Castle


Unknown: Brian Leith

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Bridges

Five stories throughout the week on the theme of bridges. 1: Emily's Bridge by Erica Wagner , read by Lorelei King.
Producers Jill Waters and Chris Wallis (R)


Unknown: Erica Wagner
Read By: Lorelei King.
Producers: Jill Waters
Producers: Chris Wallis

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday 9am

: News

: The Late Book: The Pleasures of A

M the Table
A week of readings in celebration of food and wine by five writers whose work transformed the lives of countless home cooks. 1: Elizabeth David brought olive oil out of the medicine cabinet and into the kitchen. Reader Maureen O'Brien. Producer Sheila Dillon (R)


Unknown: Elizabeth David
Reader: Maureen O'Brien.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

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