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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Reverend George Loane.


Unknown: George Loane.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With John Humphrys 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 James Jones.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: James Jones.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is crime writer PD James. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island. Read Sunday's radio choice on page 128. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Pd James.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Book of the Week: The Last Journey of William Huskisson

By Simon Garfield. 5: A funeral and several proposals. Fordetails see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Simon Garfield.

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Rev Ernest Rea.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 The Game of Love in Momington Crescent Part 5 of this week's drama.
Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Tripping the Light Fantastic

Neon has nocturnally splashed the "American dream" across the USA since it first arrived in Los Angeles in the 1920s. It's had grand premieres and x-rated moments, but is this blazing light that graces the exteriors of buildings a piece of kitch or a flash of inspiration from a bygone age? Ian Peacockjourneys from LA to New York and traces neon's extraordinary history, which culminates in the animated
"spectaculars" of Times Square and as a surprising tool for urban renewal. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Ian Peacockjourneys
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Millport

Comedy drama written by and starring Lynn Ferguson. 1: Re-instatement. As the first ferry of the holiday season chugs into the terminal a familiar figure stands aboard. Irene Bruce is back. In a community where no one agrees, modernisation is a dirty word and the smallest event is of immense importance. Irene wonders why she ever came back when she spent a lifetime trying to escape.
Producer Lucy Bacon


Unknown: Lynn Ferguson.
Unknown: Irene Bruce
Producer: Lucy Bacon
Irene: Lynn Ferguson
Agnes: Janet Brown
Moira: Janet Brown
Alberto: Lewis MacLeod
Dr Hume: Lewis MacLeod
Ferryman: Lewis MacLeod
Minister: Robert Paterson
Bob: Robert Paterson
Ena: Gabriel Quigley
Bunty: Gabriel Quigley
Kenneth: Dougle MacGoogan

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite. Editor chris Burns
PHONE: [number removed] Email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With James Cox. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: James Cox.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton rifles through the mailbagto find your opinions. To airyourviews on what you've heard on BBC Radio, write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100,
London W1A 1QT, phone: [number removed], fax: [number removed], or email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Producer Sue Bonner Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Going Troppo

By Mervyn Stutter. Copeland Spode has been marooned on a desert island with his ukelele since 1939. But now one man has made it his mission to rescue him.
All other parts played by Martin Hyder Music written and performed by Mervyn Stutter Producer Sally Avens


Unknown: Mervyn Stutter.
Played By: Martin Hyder Music
Unknown: Mervyn Stutter
Producer: Sally Avens
Copeland: Mervyn Stutter
Norman: Roger Lloyd-Pack
Gabriel: Martin Hyder
Captain: Martin Hyder

: Changing Places

4: Working in Hope Street. Hope Street is an appropriate address for an organisation that has found successful careers for a woman who left school at 16 to have a baby, another who had part-time jobs for 20 years and a cleaner who exchanged her mop for a pen and became a primary school teacher. Steve Chalke meets the founder of the Women's Technology and Education Centre at
Blackburne House in Liverpool. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Tales from a Near Continent

5: Bloem in Brussels by Marcel Moring. An old man makes a disapproving odyssey through the multicultural streets of his native city. For details see Monday


Unknown: Marcel Moring.

: The End of the Line?

5: Roger McGough buys a return ticket on the train from Liverpool to South port. For details see Monday


Unknown: Roger McGough

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins explains the legal issues behind the headlines and examines how the law works-and sometimes doesn't. Producer Charles Sigler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
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 Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


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

: The News Quiz

The return of radio'sfinest weekly topical radio comedy panel game, chaired by Simon Hoggart , with Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy and special guests. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

Kenton is in big trouble.
Written by Nawal Gadalla Director Julie Beckett
Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Simon: Garrick Hagon
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Peggy: June Spencer
Kathy: Hedli Nlklaus
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
William: Phillip Molloy
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Usha: Souad Faress
Bert: Eric Allan
Greg: Marc Finn
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowter
Heather: Joyce Gibbs
Chaba: Mate Haumann

: Front Row

John Wilson with art news, interviews and reviews. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: The Game of Love in Mornington Crescent

ByOlwen Wymark. 5: Edie and Dot. Dot comes to help Edie scatter the ashes of her father in Regent's Park-for which they don't have permission. Edie has spent her life caring for herfather, and she tries to decide whether the sacrifice was worth it and, with the help of the east European taxi driver Ivan, how strong love is. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Edie: Marcia Warren
Dot: Avril Elgar
Ivan: Ewan Bailey
Student: Marcus D'Amico

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair at Yarm School in Teeside with a panel including the scientist and Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Joan Walmsley, and the writer Bea Campbell.
Producer Victoria Wakely


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Baroness Joan Walmsley
Unknown: Bea Campbell
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Rptd Sat at 5.45am and Sun at 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: A Number

By Caryl Churchill. Starring Michael Gambon and Daniel Craig. "Walk around the corner and see yourself, you could get a heart attack. Because if that's me over there who am I?" Issues of human cloning collide with relationships in this new play by Caryl Churchill , currently running at the Royal Court theatre, London. Directed forthe stage by Stephen Daldry Produced and directed for radio by Kate Rowland
9.45 Reflections on A Number
Geoff Watts and a panel of experts discuss issues raised in the play.


Unknown: Caryl Churchill.
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Daniel Craig.
Play By: Caryl Churchill
Unknown: Stephen Daldry
Unknown: Kate Rowland
Unknown: Geoff Watts

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editor Prue Keely E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: Disappointment

Five Stories by Anton Chekhov. Read by Ewan McGregor. 5: Vanka. An orphaned boy desperately seeks rescue from his dreadful existence. Fordetails see Monday


Stories By: Anton Chekhov.
Read By: Ewan McGregor.

: Great Lives

Writer and broadcaster Darcus Howe nominates for discussion the life of his uncle, the Trinidadian sportsman and revolutionary, CLR James (1901-89). James was a complex figure who wrote with equal insight about cricket, black history and Marxist theory. With biographer Farrukh Dhondy. Presented by Humphrey Carpenter. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Darcus Howe
Unknown: Farrukh Dhondy.
Presented By: Humphrey Carpenter.
Producer: Peter Everett

: News

: Book of the Week: The Last Journey ofWilliam Huskisson

Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

: as BBC World Service

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