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: World News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary on the end of the First Test in Brisbane.
- Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Prayer for

the Pay With Nigel McCulloch.


Unknown: Nigel McCulloch.

: Farming Today

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly.


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

until 7.00With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Muriel Gray and guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: Life on Air

David Attenborough joined the BBC in 1952, as a trainee producer in the fledgling Television Talks department, and went on to become our most distinguished wildlife film-maker whose unmistakable voice and presence are known and loved around the world. He reads five extracts from his memoirs of 50 years in broadcasting. Abridged by Sarah LeFanu. 1: Joining Auntie Producers Sara Davies and David Parkinson Repeated at 12.30am Life on Air is published by BBC Books at £18.99 and is available now from all good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: David Attenborough
Abridged By: Sarah Lefanu.
Producers: Sara Davies
Producers: David Parkinson

: Daily Service

From Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff. Led by the Rev Roy Jenkins with the Welsh Chamber
Singers. The organist is Andrew Wilson Dickson. The musical director is Avril Harding.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Unknown: Andrew Wilson Dickson.
Unknown: Avril Harding.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray. Margaret Cook talks about her new book Lords of Creation on the demented world of men in power.
10.45 Evelina Part 1 of this week's drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Talks: Margaret Cook

: Mapping the Town

2: Belfast. Archaeologist Julian Richards explores how, from the plantation of Ulster in the 17th century to the barbed wire "peace lines" of today, religion, politics and industry have shaped the map of the town. En route he explores how the townspeople once looked to the French Revolution for inspiration; what part religion played in the shipyards of the River Lagan, and why the first Roman Catholic church in the town was built by Protestants, Producer John Byrne


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: John Byrne

: A Table for St Bernard

Brian Hennigan 's comedy drama lifts the lid - carefully, with a well-insulated oven glove - on the hotly competitive world of contemporary "foodie" journalism. Fortoo long, food writer Mitchell St
Bernard has lived in the shadow of his glamorous ex-wife, TV's lovely "face of food", Penny Langdon. In a desperate bid forgiory, St Bernard flies to
Rome, at his newspaper's expense, to supervise the creation of the Greatest Meal in History.
Director David Jackson Young


Unknown: Brian Hennigan
Director: David Jackson Young
St Bernard: Johnny Meres
Andrew: Jimmy Chisholm
Annabel: Lucy Paterson

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite in Manchester.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite

: The World at One

With Dan Damon.


Unknown: Dan Damon.

: Brain of Britain 2002

The first round in the nationwide general-knowledge contest continues with contestants from the north of England. The chairman is Robert Robinson. Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Tears of War

By Charlotte Fyfe. Adapted for radio by Eric Pringle. A true and poignant love story set against the background of the First World War, told with letters and poems written by the young poet May Cannan and the man she loved, war hero Bevil Quiller-Couch .
Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: Charlotte Fyfe.
Unknown: Eric Pringle.
Unknown: Bevil Quiller-Couch
Director: Marc Beeby
May: Jasmine Hyde
Bevil: James Purefoy
Dorothea: Beth Chalmers
SirArthur: Derek Waring
Gillian: Emma Wooliams
Subaltern: Scott Brooksbank
Official: Simon Donaldson

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests are on hand to answer your personal finance questions. Lines open from
1.30pm. Phone [number removed]. Producer Louise Greenwood


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: Omphaloskepsis

A week of short stories inspired bywords from the more obscure corners of the Oxford English
Dictionary. 1: Omphaloskepsis by Cynthia Rogerson "After I lose my job, have all this time to think. sit here at home, alone in the afternoon, and I swear can hear myself ageing." Read by Simon Tait. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Cynthia Rogerson
Read By: Simon Tait.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: Biker Tales

Five portraits of passionate motorcyclists.
1: Colin Pownall. Colin was a member of an outlaw motorcycle gang. Alcohol, drugs, violence and bikes were his whole life and eventually he ended up in prison. Yet today he's a Methodist minister and now he uses his bike to spread the Word. This is his story. Producers Jeremy Grange


Unknown: Colin Pownall.
Producers: Jeremy Grange

: The Food Programme

Extended rpt of yesterday 12.30pm

: Four Corners

The discussion programme that examines the issues affecting people around the world. Producer Amber Dawson


Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

The special guests joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes in the last show of this series are Christopher Brookmyre, Louise Doughty, Miranda Hart and Chris Neill. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sun 12 04pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this series is available on five volumes of audio cassette at good retail outlets or [web address removed] Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Christopher Brookmyre
Unknown: Louise Doughty
Unknown: Miranda Hart
Unknown: Chris Neill.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Archers

Back to the old ways. Rptd tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts programme, including a review of the second Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Producer: Helen Thomas

: Evelina

A ten-part dramatisation of the novel by Fanny Burney about a young woman's introduction to the ways of the world that took Georgian London by storm.
Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth. 1: The Orphan
Evelina has lived with her guardian in the country since her mother died in childbirth and herfather refused to acknowledge her. A letter from the grandmother she has never met and an invitation to London from aristocratic friends bring an end to her seclusion. Producer anddirector Sara Davies Repeat of10 45 am


Novel By: Fanny Burney
Dramatised By: Jennifer Howarth.
Unknown: Sara Davies
Evelina: Laura Doddington
Mr Villars: Philip Manlkum
Caroline: Jacqueline Tong
Mrs Mirvan: Jacqueline Tong
Lady Howard: Phyllida Nash
Mr Lovel: John MacKay
Lord Orville: Ian Kelly
Sir Clement: Andrew Collins
Captain Mirvan: Mark Buffery
Madame Duval: Stephanie Cole
MrBranghton: Chris Harris
Tom: Stuart Crossman
Polly: Esther Ruth Elliott
Monsieurdu Bois: James Anderson
Coachman: James Anderson
Mr Macartney: John MacKay

: Can They Cure the Health Service?

The Modernisation Agency is at the forefront of the Government's attempts to reform and improve the NHS, Mark Handscomb assesses progress to date.


Unknown: Mark Handscomb

: Crossing Continents

Argentina. They've had a bumper grape harvest this year in the Mendoza province of north-western
Argentina - almost the only ray of hope for a country in unprecedented crisis. Wine exports are one of the few sources of hard currency today and, as Julian Pettifer discovers, wineries are quietly optimistic about the future. Producer Tim Mansel Repeated from Thurllam


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Tim Mansel

: Growing Science

Conversation Piece. Pippa Greenwood communicates with plants - and finds they talk back! ProducerGabi Fisher The benefits of talking to your plants: page 41


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Story of Lucy Gault

William Trevor 's haunting novel about the legacy of one night in the troubles of 1921. Abridged in ten parts by Sally Marmion. The reader is
Dermot Crowley. 6: Abandoned unwittingly by her parents,
Lucy has grown up alone, but now a visitor has come to Lahardane, offering love. Producer Di Speirs


Unknown: William Trevor
Unknown: Sally Marmion.
Unknown: Dermot Crowley.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Home Truths

Repeat of Saturday at 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Life on Air

Parti. Repeated from 9.45am

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