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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Test Match SpecialAustralia v England

Commentary on the closing stages of the second day's play of the Second Test in Adelaide.
For details see Wednesday 12.30am 'Approximate time

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: 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 Dr Jonathan Sacks.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is the businessman, explorer and philanthropist Christopher Ondaatje. Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Christopher Ondaatje.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Book of the Week: Charlotte Mew andHer Friends

By Penelope Fitzgerald. Read by Eleanor Bron.
5: Charlotte's success as a poet seems assured and at long last, money ceases to be a cause of worry. However, tragedy soon looms. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald.
Read By: Eleanor Bron.

: Act of Worship

Presented by Canon Noel Vincent.


Presented By: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Evelina Part 10 of this week's drama. Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Presented By: Evelina Part
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Fly Me to the Runway

2: The Crowded Skies. Just a few decades ago aeroplanes flew to theirdestination with the help of a map a compass, the stars and the skills of the gifted flyer. But then it all had to change. In the last of two programmes Craig Doyle tells how the demands of war and the post-war explosion in airtravel led to a revolution in aircraft navigation and airtraffic control. Producer Ivan Howlett


Unknown: Craig Doyle
Producer: Ivan Howlett

: Millport

Comedy drama written by and starring
Lynn Ferguson. 4: The Seige. Millport is under siege by the neighbouring islands, furious that this little insignificant town has its own independent public house Amid the madness, Irene and Moira find romance where they least expect it and Alberto unveils an unusual secret defence system.
Producer Lucy Bacon


Unknown: Lynn Ferguson.
Producer: Lucy Bacon
Irene: Lynn Ferguson
Agnes/Moira: Janet Brown
Alberto/Dr Hume/Robert: Lewis MacLeod
Minister/Bob: Robert Paterson
Ena/Bunty: Gabriel Qulgley
Dougie: Kenneth Bryans

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Editor Chris Burns
PHONE: [number removed] Email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Test Match Special

Australia v England Commentary on the third day of the Second Test at Adelaide. For details see Wednesday

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Beside the Seaside

It's Brighton in the 1960s. The era of Dusty Springfield, the mini-skirt and World Cup glory for English football - and in Brighton's criminal scene Frank Coker rules the waves. But the tide is about to turn, for when Dave Learner, a mere beginner in the art of villainy, happens upon the Coker dynasty, the consequences are disastrous, in a most unexpected way.


Writer: Roy Kerridge
Dramatised By: Lynne Truss
Producer: Karen Rose
Maurice: Richard Griffiths
Dave: Will Keen
Customer: Will Keen
Frank: Cliff Parisi
Brenda: Samantha Spiro
Dirty Maureen: Samantha Spiro
Ozzie: Stephen Frost
Clive: Stephen Frost
Michael: Stephen Frost
Bob: David Holt
Foreign man: David Holt
Boy: David Holt

: Changing Places

The CAN-do Culture. Steve Chalke visits London's Bromley-by-Bow health centre, a catalyst for regeneration in the area. The first to be owned by its patients, it offers, in addition to the usual services, access to over 100 different activities considered just as important as medicine. He meets the founder, Andrew Mawson , who describes how he has now linked up with other social entrepreneurs to form the Community Action Network, which is spreading the CAN-do culture all around the UK. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Unknown: Andrew Mawson
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Beggar's Banquet

5: The Hanged Man. "He called himself a killer. And for today, the fair was his place of work, his hunting ground.... Read by Steven McNicoll. For details see Monday


Read By: Steven McNicoll.

: Thinking on Their Feet

5: Richard Francis goes on his final walk in the footsteps of writers who thought that pedestrian travel was the best stimulus to the mind. Why does wanderlust so frequently afflict those who should be sitting at theirwriting desks, and what do they gain from treading across pathways and roads? Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Richard Francis

: 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 Carolyn Quinn and Nigel Wrench. Editor Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Atongue in cheek review of the week's news, brought to you by Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren , Linda Smith and special guests. Producer Simon Nicholls Rptd Sat at 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Linda Smith
Producer: Simon Nicholls Rptd

: The Archers

Simon's busy day.
Written by Joanna Toye Director Keri Davies
Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Joanna Toye Director Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Simon: Garrick Hagon
Debbie: Tamsin Grelg
Alice: Holly Chapman
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Bert: Eric Allan
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Heather: Joyce Glbbs
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Chaba: Mate Haumann
Jeanette: Lorelei King

: Front Row

With Francine Stock. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: Evelina

10: A Happy Ending. A reconciliation and an offer of marriage bring Evelina's adventures to an end. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from the University of Leicester with a panel including Robin Cook, Alex Salmond and Susan Kramer.
Producer Victoria Wakely


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Alex Salmond
Unknown: Susan Kramer
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Letter from America

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


Speaker: Alistair Cooke

: The Friday Play: Walk Right by Me

By Christopher C. Harris.
A raw, one-man drama starring Gary Oldman as Warren, a compulsive, passionate, but lonely man. When he sees Carol, a petite ex-dancer, he is utterly captivated.
Gary Oldman's real voice: page 123


Writer: Christopher C. Harris
Warren: Gary Oldman
Director: Douglas Urbanski

: 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: Number Ten

5: The Prime Minister, disguised as a woman, is travelling around the country to get to know the people, but the experience is proving too much for him and, while swinging his slender hips at atea dance, he collapses in the arms of an amorous pensioner. For details see Monday

: Great Lives

Humphrey Carpenter isjoined by novelist
Ahdaf Soueifto discuss the life of renowned Egyptian diva Umm Kulthum. With biographer Virginia Danielson. Producer Mary Ward Lowery


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Ahdaf Soueifto
Unknown: Umm Kulthum.
Unknown: Virginia Danielson.
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: News

: Book of the Week: Charlotte Mew and her Friends

Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

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