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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Mark Oakley.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 Chief Rabbi, 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 this week is the Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmore.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened


Guitarist: David Gilmore.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Book of the Week: I Didn't Get WhereI Am Today....

5: David Nobbs describes how he did get where he is today: "I stared at a blank sheet of paper. The whole world is mine to re-arrange. And the amazing thing is, people pay me to do this." For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: David Nobbs

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Joel Edwards.


Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Self-Control Part 10. The drama concludes. Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Mack and Dick - and Ronald

l When Dick McDonald and his brother Mack opened a restaurant in California in the late 1940s, they had little idea they'd set in motion something that not only would change the way the world eats but how it was served. Simon Calder investigates to what extent the 21st-century public still has an appetite for a mid-20th-century Happy Meal. Producer Rebecca Nicholson How those golden arches went global: page 109


Unknown: Dick McDonald
Unknown: Simon Calder
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: The Little World of Don Camillo

By Giovanni Guareschi , dramatised by Peter Kerry in four parts. Starring Joss Ackland.
4: Don Camillo Gets into Trouble. Regular listeners will know that Don Camillo is always in trouble but this time it's serious. He's facing banishment from the Mundo Piccolo -forever.
Producer/director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Giovanni Guareschi
Dramatised By: Peter Kerry
Unknown: Joss Ackland.
Unknown: Don Camillo
Director: Chris Wallis
God/Narrator: Joss Ackland
Don Camillo: Ian Hogg
The Bishop: John Moffatt
Peppone: Shaun Prendergast
Smilzo: Donald McBride
Mrs Castellino: Charlie Hardwick
Anselmo: Robert Daws
CaptMancini: Ben Crowe
Marasca brother No 2: Nigel Collins
Marasca brother No 1: Finetime Fontayne

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: A World in Your Ear

This week, Emily Buchanan eavesdrops on workplaces around the world. There are some tips from Canada on how to look busy when skiving, a report from the vanishing world of knife grinders and fishermen in New York, and what it's like to be an investigative reporter in northern India. Producer Lucy Ash Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Emily Buchanan

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Baldi

The fifth of six dramas starring David Threlfall as the murder-solving priest.
5: The Digby Martin Meenan, guest starring Martin Clunes. An archaeological dig becomes a battlefield involving monks, politicians and developers, while Paolo makes some fascinating discoveries.
Director Mark Lambert


Unknown: David Threlfall
Director: Mark Lambert
Paolo: David Threlfall
Tina: Tina Kellegher
Rynne: Owen Roe
FatherTroy: Tp McKenna
Mrs Reid: Margafet D'Arcy
Aloysious: Martin Clunes
Prof Evans: Kevin Flood
Swift: Sean McGinley
The Minister: Barry McGovem
Helen: Ingrid Cralgle

: Changing Places

4: Getting Fresh. Steve Chalke visits pioneering schools in Nottinghamshire and Gloucestershire, which are getting fresh, locally produced food on to their lunch menus. Stayingwithin EU regulations they report an increased take-up, dispelling the myth that youngsters only want fast food. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

5: Out of the Burning House by Marina Warner, read by David Collins. "My dear, you know that burning-house dilemma, when you have to choose what you would take out of it? There's no doubt in my mind." For details see Monday


Read By: David Collins.

: A Voice in the Crowd

5: Knowing Individuals. Animals need to know who is family, who is friend and who is foe, so they recognise each by theirvocalisations. Biologists are also using these calls to tell different animals apart. For details see Monday

: Word of Mouth

Le Sport Merveilleux. With Arsene at Arsenal and Houllier at Liverpool - French stars are acquiring a taste for the language of the "beautiful game"
(football, that is). Plus, a look at howthe women's movement has referred to itself over the last 30 years. Producer Michael Nangla Repeated Sunday at 8.30pm


Producer: Michael Nangla

: 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 Eddie Mair.
Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

The team are here to slap the media monkey vigorously with the glove of satire. With Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis , Marcus Brigstocke , Emma Kennedy , Mitch Benn and Jon Holmes.
Producer Adam Bromley Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Four episodes of The Now Show are available on cassette and CD at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


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

: The Archers

Emma gets an un expected offer.
Written by Nawal Gadalla Director Sue Wilson EditorVanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAEto [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Sue Wilson
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Debbie: Tam Singreig
George: Graham Roberts
Peggy: June Spencer
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Ed: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Emma: Felicity Jones
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Bert: Eric Allan
Vicar: Alay Chhabra

: Front Row

Francine Stock meets the film-maker Atom Egoyan. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Self-Control

10: In the concluding episode, Laura stands to inherit a fortune -if she agrees to marry Hargrave. Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs another live public debate in which an audience put questions to a panel of prominent public figures and politicians.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and Sunday at 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Seven Minutes to Midnight

n By Lucy Catherine. In 1980 nine-year-old Janet was left by her mother in a crumbling rural commune.
Over 20 years later, she remembers four tumultuous weeks in her childhood.
Director Lucy Baldwyn


Unknown: Lucy Catherine.
Director: Lucy Baldwyn
Adult Janet: Lucy Akhurst
Child Janet: Louisa Lytton
Melvyn: Michael Maloney
Sorrel: Rosie Wiggins
Kev: Derek Riddell
Val: Claire Rushbrook
Linda: Rebecca Callard
Juliet: Wendy Nottingham
Education inspector: Stephen Critchlow

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editor Prue Keely EMAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Budget Statement

Bya a Liberal Democrat spokesperson.

: Book at Bedtime: Miss Pettigrew Livesfor a Day

5: The novel is concluded. For details see yesterday

: Great Lives

2: Conductor Leonard Slatkin proposes Rachmaninov for great-life status. Biographer Geoffrey Norris adds spice to the man who was born in Russia and died in Beverley Hills. Chaired by Humphrey Carpenter. Producer Miles Warde


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Geoffrey Norris
Unknown: Beverley Hills.
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Producer: Miles Warde

: News

: Book

of the Week: I Didn't Get Where I
AM Am Today Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

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