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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee. producer Steve Peacock


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

This week Sue Lawley's castaway is Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former president of the Royal
Society, Sir Aaron Klug. He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.


Unknown: Sir Aaron Klug.

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Leslie Griffiths.

: Book of the Week: Auto-da-Fay

Written and read by Fay Weldon . 5: Fay has fallen in love and now adds Weldon to her many names. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Read By: Fay Weldon

: Woman's Hour . ,

With Martha Kearney. it's nearly judgement day tor garden designer Jinny Blom as she finally gets accesstoherplotatChelsea.
10.45 Drama: The Frederica Quartet: The Virgin in the Garden. Part 4. Series editor Angle Nehring Drama repeated at 7.4bpm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Designer: Jinny Blom

: Test Match Special

England v Sri Lanka
Commentary on the second day's play in the First Test at Lord's. Including at: .
1.15 Talking Point A topical cricket issue examined.
3.40* Cricket Scene What's happening at the ECB? For details see yesterday * Approximate time

: L'Esprit de France

A Crisis of the Liver- the Auvergne In the last episode in this series exploring the regions of France, comedian Linda Smith goes in search of the French cure for everything-water: mineral, spa and volcanic.... and plenty to drink. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Linda Smith
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: King Street Junior Revisited

By Jim Eldridge.
4: Oh No It Isn't! An exercise in democracy leads to an outbreak of playground activism.... ^. Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Devon: Carolyn Pickles
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Miss Featherstone: Teresa Gallagher.
Mr Maxell: Michael Cochrane
Miss Reid: Jacqueline Beatty
Mrs Khan: Janice Acquah
Paul: Christopher Ravenscroft
William: Christopher Dunning
Janine: Aisling Jarrett-Gavin
Kelly: Ruby Williams
Carlos: Nikko Jacques

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Bouquets, brickbats, questions and compliments - Roger Bolton dips into the mailbag and airs yourviews and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Send your comments and questions to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A1QT PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play : The Ayah House

Spurred on by the recent riots in Oldham, a young Indian woman questions her grandmother about how their family first came to England. Reluctant at first, the grandmother finally recounts the story of Meena, a very young children's nurse, who had been brought to England at the end of the 19th century only to be shamefully abandoned on the quay-side by her employers.


Writer: Sandra D'Arcy
Director: Martin Jenkins
Manika: Jamila Massey
Indira: Praveen Sond
Naaz: Anna Holkar
Mumtaz: Anna Holkar
Meena: Sumltra Bhagat
Georgina: Martha Fish
Fiona: Jenny Funnell
Hugh: Ben Crowe
Gladwyn: Keith Drinkel
Gurdial: Amit Arroz
Ruffino: Sakuntala Ramanee
Bilson: Alan Lelth

: Ramblings

Clare Balding walks with listener Geoffrey Mead , along the South Downs just outside Brighton. Producer Lucy Lunt For a factsheet please visit the Radio 4 website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 or call the Radio 4 helpline on [number removed]


Unknown: Geoffrey Mead
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Girl from the South

By Joanna Trollope. Read by Emilia Fox. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Joanna Trollope.
Read By: Emilia Fox.

: The Commuters

Nigel Williams muses on the very British albatross that is the daily commute, and en route talks to people who travel to work by plane, train, cars and ferry.


Presenter: Nigel Williams
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: Word of Mouth

The programme about words and the way we speak. 6. Des Res. Michael Rosen looks at the original features of the language of the estate agent. Producer Merilyn Harris Repeated Sunday8.30pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect modern life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Now Show

rThe sharp edge of satire in radio form returns with a new series. Starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with Mitch Benn , Marcus Brigstocke , Emma Kennedy and Jon Holmes. ProducerAdam Bromley Rptd Sat 12.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Emma Kennedy
Unknown: Jon Holmes.

: The Archers

Vets in custody.
Written by Paul Brodrick
Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Paul Brodrick
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
Daniel: Dominic Davies
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Sid: Alan Devereux
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Ed: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Caroline: Sara Coward
Janet: Moir Leslie
Tim: Jay Villiers
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Det Sgt Mundv: Howard Ward

: Front Row

Francine Stock meets documentary film-maker Nick Broomfield , whose new film investigates the deaths of American rap stars Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Nick Broomfield
Unknown: Biggie Smalls
Unknown: Tupac Shakur.
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The Frederica Quartet: The Virgin In theGarden

By AS Byatt. 5: Despite her father's disapproval, Stephanie marries the local curate, Daniel Orton. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Daniel Orton.

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke chairs the debate from Driffield in East Yorkshire with a panel including Ben Gill, president of the National Farmers Union, Lord Lamont, and Phil Willis, Liberal Democrat MP for Harrogate.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Ben Gill
Unknown: Phil Willis
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Letter from America

With veteran America-watcher Alistair Cooke. Repeated Saturday 5.45am and Sunday8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Heather

By David Pownall. A creature presents itself to immigration at Swansea. Customs cannot determine for sure its origins, its identity, or even its gender. But one thing is clear. It is a human being.
Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: David Pownall.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Doctor: Paul Bhattacharjee
Williams: Steven Meo
Miss Hughes: Joanna Monro
Tessa (nurse): Jasmine Hyde
Gonad: Roger Allam

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editor Prue Keely E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: Embers

Philip Voss reads the conclusion of Sandor Marai 's bestselling novel. 5: Before his guest leaves, the General demands that Konrad answertwo fundamental questions. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Philip Voss
Unknown: Sandor Marai

: The Copysnatchers

Another edition of the talk show in which invited guests from around the world observe, parody and dissect topical British stories from their country's perspective. Producer Natasha Maw


Producer: Natasha Maw

: Today in Parliament

News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament and behind the scenes in committee.

: News

: Book of the Week: Auto-da-Fay

Written and read by Fay Weldon . Part 5.
Repeated from 9.45am


Read By: Fay Weldon

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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