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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Lavinia Byrne.


Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. producer Steve Peacock


Presented By: Anna Hill.
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 the author and historical biographer Lady Longford. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

: Act of Worship

Presented by Right Rev Peter Firth.


Presented By: Right Rev Peter Firth.

: Book of the Week: Adventure

5: Touchingthe Void. Paul Mohan reads from mountaineer Joe Simpson 'sgripping, award-winning account ofthe accidenton a Peruvian mountainside that brought him face to face with death. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Paul Mohan
Unknown: Joe Simpson

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney.
10.45 Drama The Love Child. Part 5.
Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Paint It Black

"Henry Moore would have given his hind teeth to have created something like this." Felicity Finch accompanies a group of cave artists as they brave the dark and claustrophobic atmosphere of tunnels and the magnificence of gigantic. chambers deep beneath the earth's surface in their quest to paint the underground world. Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: Henry Moore
Unknown: Felicity Finch
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Double Income, No Kids Yet

By David Spicer. A six-part comedy drama about modern life and parenthood, as seen through the eyes of two thirty-something non-parents.

3: When Daniel's brother suggests a night in the pub and Lucy's best friend meets a new man, their plans for a week away from other people s problems come seriously unstuck. With Liz Carling and David Tennant, with Joanna Brookes, Robert Harley, Nasreen Hussain and Polly Frame.


Writer: David Spicer
Producer: Liz Anstee
Lucy: Liz Carling
Daniel: David Tennant
Allison: Joanna Brookes
Peter: Robert Harley
Amanda: Nasreen Hussain

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Bouquets, brickbats, questions and comments -
Roger Bolton dips into the mailbag and airs your views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Send your comments and questions to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk Producer Brian King Rptd on Sunday


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Brian King Rptd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Paternity Test

The first of two interconnected plays based on the subject of paternity.
1: Contact
When Paul reveals that he's been made redundant and that a one-night stand has landed him with a claim for child maintenance, it isn't long before his wife moves out. But when he decides to be a proper father to the child, Paul discovers that while he has all the responsibilities he has very, very few rights. The second drama, Proof, will be broadcast next week.


Writer: Mark Wheatley
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Paul: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Florida: Jane Slavin
Gaynor: Margot Leicester
Janine: Lizzie McInnerny
Sam: Ellie Beavan
Solicitor: Bhasker Patel

: Changing Places

UistArt. Jessica Holm visits the Hebrides to find how a new arts centre is changing the lives of the islanders on North Uist.
Send your comments or queries to:
BBC Natural History Unit, Broadcasting House. Bristol BS8 2LR E-MAIL: changing.places@bbc.co.uk Producer Dave Parkinson


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Dave Parkinson

: Magic

5: Diva by Isla Dewar. At school Tilly dreams of being an opera singerwhen she grows up but she istoo much ofatearawaytojointheschoolchoirorworkhardat her lessons. She becomes pregnant and has to leave school. While herfriends go on to university and successful careers Tilly still harbours her girlhood ambition. Read by Amanda Root. For details see Monday


Unknown: Isla Dewar.
Read By: Amanda Root.

: Breaking the Law

5: Talking Treason. Treason is one of our oldest laws. Many, including royalty, have been executed under its name. Can one still be convicted of treason? Deborah Bull investigates. FordetailsseeMonday

: Law in Action

The big legal issues and the everyday ones tackled - without long words, small print or expensive fees. Producer Charles Sigler Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Producer: Charles Sigler

: 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 Dan Damon and Carolyn Quinn.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Dan Damon
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart referees 30 minutes oftwo-a-side, world-class satirical comedy, with the newly reshuffled Government in defence.
Producer Lucy Armitage Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Lucy Armitage

: The Archers

Phoebe wants her mum.
Written by Caroline Harrington
Director Louise Gifford Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Louise Gifford
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Kate: Kellie Bright
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Janet: Moir Leslie
Tim: Jay Villlers
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Lucas: Connie M'Gadzah

: Front Row

John Wilson presents a roundup of arts news, interviews and reviews, Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The Love Child

5: As this haunting story draws to a close, a battle for possession of Clarissa commences between Agatha and David, the young man with whom Clarissa has fallen in love.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from Bath with a panel including Ministerfor Europe Peter Hain and Keith Kerr of British Airways.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Keith Kerr
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Letter from America

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

: The Friday Play: Angel

Another chance to hear Richard Eyre 's drama, which details an hour in the life and a life in an hour of Stephen, ajaded jingles composer and of Angie, a homeless young Scottish woman who turns up on his doorstep. All Angie wants is to have a wash but the meeting has a profound impact on Stephen, for whom this 60 minutes becomes zero hour.
Piano Claire Hope Jingles composed by Johannes von Weizsacker Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Richard Eyre
Piano: Claire Hope Jingles
Composed By: Johannes von Weizsacker
Director: Kate Rowland
Stephen: Douglas Hodge
Angie: Sharon Small
Lorraine: Clare Cathcart

: 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: Cakes and Ale

ByW Somerset Maugham. 10: William Ashenden discovers what happened to Rosie. For details see Monday


Unknown: William Ashenden

: Great Lives

Humphrey Carpenter invites famous people to nominate great lives for discussion. This week, author and screenwriter Frederic Raphael selects a controversial figure - part-man, part-myth - Alexanderthe Great. With the help of classical historian, Professor Tony Spawforth , a very modern Alexanderthe Great emerges: a leader who travelled with his own "press corps" of historians while conquering the known world. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Unknown: Alexanderthe Great.
Unknown: Professor Tony Spawforth
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Today in Parliament

News, views and features on today's stories.

: News

: Book of the Week: Adventure

Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

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