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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Joe Aldred.


Unknown: Joe Aldred.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Right Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

To mark the 20th anniversary of his award-winning series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. This week he follows-up his interview with the crime novelist PD James , which took place 16 years ago. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown: Pd James

: Act of Worship

From Cardiff led by the Reverend Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Book of the Week: The Dreadful Judgement

Tony Robinson reads five weekday extracts from Neil Hanson 's new account of the Great Fire of London. 5: As the flames finally subside, a maelstrom of scandal and speculation flare up and a half-witted Frenchman is dragged towards the gallows. Abridged by Lisa Osborne. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Neil Hanson
Abridged By: Lisa Osborne.

: Woman's Hour

Actress Penelope Wilton joins Martha Kearneyto discuss her latest role as the morally corrupt and ambitious Regina in Lillian Hellman 's play Little Foxes at the Donmar Warehouse, London.
Drama: A Monkey with a Box of Paints by Jane Beeson. Part5.
PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Martha Kearneyto
Unknown: Lillian Hellman
Unknown: Jane Beeson.

: Millstone Grit Revisited

In the second of two programmes about the Upper Calder Valley and its inhabitants, author and poet Glyn Hughes looks at the post-industrial effects of life around Hebden Bridge. Producer Sarah LefroyOwen


Unknown: Glyn Hughes
Unknown: Hebden Bridge.
Producer: Sarah Lefroyowen

: Married

Concluding the comedy drama by Tony Bagley. 6: Cantankerous bachelor Robin Lightfoot suddenly realises he may have been personally responsible forthe two universes colliding. He returns to 1955, the year of his birth, to work the riddle out. But once he knows the answer, will he try to save the world or is he just too grumpy to try?
Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Unknown: Robin Lightfoot
Producer: Claire Jones
Robin: Hugh Bonneville
Lesley: Josie Lawrence
Dirk: Stephen Frost
Maxine: Ann Gosling
Ned: Sam Bradley
Muriel: Janet Ellis
Archie: Kim Wall
Himself: Arthur Smith

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Penny Vine. Repeated on Sunday
Letters: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Telephone: [number removed]. E-mail:feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: The Afternoon Play: The Art Class

By Neil Brand. In 1942, New York physicist
Lisa Reubens is transferred to work on a highly secret project entitled Manhattan. Her particular skill is in using the metaphors of art and music to explain the complexities of nuclear fission, but not even she has imagined the true application of the work in which she is involved.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Neil Brand.
Unknown: Lisa Reubens
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Lisa: Kristin Marks
Henry: Nathan Osgood
Lesli: Ed Bishop
Paul: Eric Loren
Leo: Gerard Murphy
Professor: Compton Garrick Hagon

: Changing Places

6: Islands Apart. For people on the islands of Mull and lona the isolation tourists find so attractive can also cause economic and social difficulties. Sandra Sykes discovers how businessmen, farmers and fishermen are working togetherto make their traditional industries more beneficial to the year-round economy and create innovative businesses to enable them to remain in the islands.
Producer Jan Castle. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
E-MAIL: changing. places@bbc.co.uk. WRITE TO: Changing Places, BBC Natural History Unit, Broadcasting House, Bristol, BS8 2LR Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Unknown: Sandra Sykes
Producer: Jan Castle.

: The Montana Stories

4: Honeymoon. By the Mediterranean sea Fanny gazes into George's eyes: "So often people, even when they love each other.... they misunderstand each other about the most important things of all. We couldn't do that could we?" For details see Monday

: McAlpine's Fusiliers

5: In this episode, a group of the men return to Ireland on holiday. For details see Monday

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlin looks at developments in the law. Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm

: The Message

With Jenni Murray and guests.
Producer Dave Harvey. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/themessage


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Dave Harvey.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Nigel Wrench. Editor Kevin Marsh


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

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton and Paul Daniels. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick of the News Quiz is available from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed].


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Producer: Lucy Armitage.
Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: The Archers

Clarrie learns the truth.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Peter Leslie Wild
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Peter Leslie
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Shula: Judy Bennett
Tom: Tom Graham
George: Graham Roberts
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William/Edward: Philip Molloy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Betty: Pamela Craig
Usha: Souad Faress
Greg: Marc Finn
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Clerk: Jo Rafferty
Magistrate: Paul Webster

: Front Row

Arts magazine with Francine Stock. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: A Monkey with a Box of Paints

Afive part series by Jane Beeson looking at the female impressionist painter Berthe Morisot through her correspondence with her mother and sister.
5: The first impressionist exhibition finally opens, and Berthe has to face the wrath of the reactionary critics. But her sister Edma offers a glimmer of light. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jane Beeson
Unknown: Berthe Morisot

: Any Questions?

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from St Matthew's Church, Perry Beeches in Birmingham. The panel includes Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesman Simon Hughes MP and Saatchi and Saatchi chief executive Tamara Ingrams. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Perry Beeches
Unknown: Simon Hughes
Unknown: Tamara Ingrams.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Alistair Cooke reports from the United States.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Saturday 5.45am and Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: United States.
Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: All of Me Tempting

By Max Hillman. Peter Sallis and Rosemary Leach play a couple whose marriage is torn apart by an act of betrayal and reborn through an act of revenge.
Director Cathryn Horn. Music by Matthew Johnson and Max Hillman (R)


Unknown: Max Hillman.
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Director: Cathryn Horn.
Music By: Matthew Johnson
Music By: Max Hillman
John: Peter Sallis
Grace: Rosemary Leach
Derek: Oliver Cotton
Francine: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Brian: Stephen Thorne
Caroline: Shirley Dixon

: The World Tonight

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


Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: The Ambassadors

10: Farewells. For details see Monday

: Great Lives

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Opera and theatre director Jonathan Miller discusses the Canadian writer on media Marshall McLuhan with the director oftheMcLuhan Institute at Maastricht
University, Kim Henry Veltman. Producer David Perry


Director: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Marshall McLuhan
Unknown: Kim Henry Veltman.
Producer: David Perry

: Jackie Mason in the House

The first of two programmes in which the celebrated American comedian entertains an audience at the Linburytheatre in London's Royal Opera House. Producer Bruce Hyman


Producer: Bruce Hyman

: News

: Book of the Week: The Dreadful

Judgement Repeated from 9.45am

: as BBC World Service

Radio 4: Website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/

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