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: Prayer for the Day

With Catherine Ogle.


Unknown: Catherine Ogle.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: 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 Rhidian Brook.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Rhidian Brook.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests engage in lively and d iverse conversation.
Producer Alison Hughes. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Alison Hughes.

: Daily Service

With the Rt Rev Peter Firth. When God Almighty
Came to Earth (0 Waly Waly); Mark 11, wl5-18; Coventry Antiphon (Howells); All for Jesus. Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Peter Firth.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: Cornucopia

By Paul Richardson. 3: A Load of Tripe up North For details see Monday


Unknown: Paul Richardson.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Drama: Bayeux Tapestry. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: An Inspector Calls

Jenny Cuffe follows the work of three of Britain's frontline investigator's. Fraud Busters
Following the Government's renewed promise to crack down on welfare cheats, she joins a team from the Benefits Agency. Editor David Ross (R)


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Editor: David Ross

: No Commitments: 4: Reflected Glory

Simon Brett 's comedy series about three sisters and sibling rivalry.
Charlotte's celebrity status has reached media frenzy, but Victoria thinks she has a plan to pull her down a peg or two.


Writer: Simon Brett
Producer: Maria Esposito
Anna: Rosemary Leach
Charlotte: Celia Imrie
Victoria: Angela Thorne
Roger: Bill Nighy
Georgia: Tracy-Ann Obermann

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and MarkWhittaker.


Unknown: Liz Barclay

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Points of Law

Richard Evans presents the legal quiz, with lawyers Mark Stephens , Eileen Pembridge and guests. Producer Geoff Ballinger


Unknown: Mark Stephens
Unknown: Eileen Pembridge
Producer: Geoff Ballinger

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Petrella

Four adventures of Michael Gilbert 's pensive south London detective, set in the postwar decade of rationed morality. Dramatised by Michael Butt. 2: The Myth of Return
Detective Petrella wrestles with murder on the marshes and the foggy nature of truth.
Director John Taylor (R)


Unknown: Michael Gilbert
Dramatised By: Michael Butt.
Director: John Taylor
Petrella: Philip Jackson
Burly: Nicky Henson
Milo: Jamie Glover
Sara: Mamta Kash
Lovibond: David Glover
Greta: Rachel Atkins
Jack: Jonathan Tafler
Massey: Frank Kovacs
Sewell: Ian Masters

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by Lingfield Horticultural Society. With chairman Eric Robson. Shortened repeat from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Isaac Babel Stories

2: Crossing the Zbrucz(1920), My First Goose and The Rebbe. A spectacle-wearing Jewish intellectual meets sabre-wielding Cossacks forthe first time. Read by David Suchet. Fordetailssee Monday


Read By: David Suchet.

: The Citizens

3: Holland Rem Koolhaas. For many, rapid urbanisation is terrifying- an environmental nightmare. But Rem Koolhaas, a visionary architect, finds it exhilarating. He explains why Europe has lessons to learn from Asia and how his research into shopping has affected his architecture. Producer Lucy Ash. For details see Monday


Producer: Lucy Ash.

: Thinking Allowed

This week Laurie Taylor examines the phenomena of oriental theme parks. In countries like Japan people can touch, taste and hear other cultures through purpose-built villages such as "Canadian World" and "British Hills". Social anthropologist Joy Hendry argues in her new book, The Orient Strikes Back, that these structures pose a challenge to western notions of theme parks, imitation, leisure, education and entertainment. Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Joy Hendry
Producer: Tony Phillips.

: All in the Mind

Dr Raj Persaud explores the limits and potential of the human mind, this week examining how one goes about ending therapy.
Producer Marya Burgess. ACTION LINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Producer: Marya Burgess.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Bristow

A comedy series based on Frank Dickens 's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk and those who serve alongside him. 1: Of Moles and Men
The office rebel returns with inside information which must surely lead to promotion.
Music John Whitehall. Director Neil Cargill (R)


Unknown: Frank Dickens
Music: John Whitehall.
Director: Neil Cargill
Bristow: Michael Williams
Jones: Rodney Bewes
Hewitt: Owen Brenman
Mrs Purdy: Dora Bryan
Gert: Liz Fraser
Daisy: Joan Sims
Miss Sunman: Katy Odey
Fudge: Jon Glover
Stokes: David Battley
Teacher: Jane Booker
Miss Glockling: Carol Starks

: The Archers

It is time for the endgame. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson investigates the life and works of the photographer Brassai, famed for his images of Paris at night. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Bayeux Tapestry

By Simon Armitage and Jeff Young.
3: The Oath and Edward's Death. Back in England, King Edward dies in his sleep, and Harold is anointed his successor.
Further cast details across the week. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Jeff Young.
Edith: Linda Bassett
Mourner: Rosie Cavaliero
Doctor: Terence Edmond
Embalmer: Alex Trinder

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
David Cook , Janet Daley , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey cross-examine witnesses on their controversial and conflicting views of the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. Producer David Coomes. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: David Cook
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: David Starkey
Producer: David Coomes.

: Hacks from the Sticks

Max Pearson narrates four features that go behind the scenes at Westminster to follow a day in the life of a regional lobby correspondent. This week he looks at Francis Elliot of Scotland on Sunday. Producer Nick Patrick. Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Max Pearson
Unknown: Francis Elliot
Producer: Nick Patrick.

: Disease Detectives

Jolyon Jenkins concludes a series which investigates the changing face of epidemiology by looking at statistics and their relevance to everyday life. What does it mean if something is "statistically significant"? And what does a 17th-century vicar have to say on the subject? Rescheduled from last week. Producer Paul Arnold. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Paul Arnold.

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Dud Avocado

By Elaine Dundy , read by Laurence Bouvard.
3: Sally Jay becomes an actress - and endures a disastrous dinner party. For details see Monday


Unknown: Elaine Dundy
Read By: Laurence Bouvard.
Read By: Sally Jay

: The Little Big Woman Radio Show

A new four-part comedy series by Llewella Gideon and Lynn Peters about Cynthia, a thirtysomething out-of-work actress with ambitions to make it anywhere she can. Meanwhile, she is temping in the worst office in the world. With Brian Bovell , Roger Griffiths , Mandy Knight and Jo Martin. Producer Gareth Edwards. Music Clem Ishmael


Unknown: Llewella Gideon
Unknown: Lynn Peters
Unknown: Brian Bovell
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Mandy Knight
Unknown: Jo Martin.
Producer: Gareth Edwards.
Music: Clem Ishmael

: Tales from the Backbench

A new four-part series by Peter Tinniswood , starring Leslie Phillips as Sir Plympton Makepeace. 1: The General Thingermejig the useless and forgetful MP recalls how he was seduced back into politics after three years in the wilderness and tells of his happy association with Major Attlee, co-founder of the House of Commons Train Spotters' Club. Producer Enyd Williams


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Sir Plympton Makepeace.
Producer: Enyd Williams

: Women at the Top

Dinah Lammiman talks to Japanese MP Yuriko Koike about what it means to be a woman in politics in Japan. Producer Jane Beresford (R)


Unknown: Yuriko Koike
Producer: Jane Beresford

: News

: The Late Book: The River King

Alice Hoffman 's gripping tale of death in a divided town, read by Liza Ross. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alice Hoffman
Read By: Liza Ross.

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