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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Wigley.


Unknown: Stephen Wigley.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jonathan Gledhill.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Jonathan Gledhill.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Derek Brown , director of the prestigious Michelin Red Guides. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Derek Brown

: Act of Worship

Presented by Dr Pauline Webb.


Presented By: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Book of the Week: High Adventure

By Sir Edmund Hillary. 5: With Everest conquered, Hillary and Tenzing have to get down the mountain before their oxygen runs out. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Sir Edmund Hillary.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Sheila McClennon.
10.45 A Nursery in the Nineties Part 5. Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Sheila McClennon.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Gosling in Retail

Tracing the varied pathstaken byone Italian family, Ray Gosling visits Barrow-in-Furness, Morecambe - and Leicester, in search of the Bruccianis More than 100 years ago, Luigi Brucciani walked across Europe to London and sold plaster casts for a living. By the Second World War, Brucciani's ice cream and coffee bars were well known across the North West. Today branches ofthe family are still in the catering trade, though the business has altered radically. Producer Bob Dickinson


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Luigi Brucciani
Producer: Bob Dickinson

: Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends

Comedy drama series by Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall. 3: Entertaining Mr Stone. Robin, much to the surprise of those closestto him, brings a friend home But the friend isn't all he seems. Meanwhile, Derek dabbles into his past life with the help of mystic Molly Hollis. Unfortunately, the only spirit he manages to contact is that of a Glaswegian shopkeeper who died 40 years ago and who proceeds to Offer Robin ajob. Producer Mario Stylianides


Unknown: Kay Stonham
Unknown: Simon Greenall.
Unknown: Molly Hollis.
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] Email: youandyours@tobc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Producer Peter Everett Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
Letters: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London Wla 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Telephone: [number removed]. Email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Peter Everett

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Perfect Wood

By Andy Barrett
Starring Geoffrey Palmer and Stephanie Cole.
When Bill retires from his tedious career in confectionery sales, he looks forward to spending his autumn years steeped in the traditions of the ancient art of lawn bowls. He and his wife Margaret are the best pair in the club and odds-on favourites for the Riddington Married Couples Cup. That is, until Matt and Jude move in next door.


Writer: Andy Barrett
Producer: Peter Leslie Wild
Bill: Geoffrey Palmer
Margaret: Stephanie Cole
Matt: Ben Crowe
Jude: Sara Poyzer

: Ramblings

Waymerks. Richard Uridge meets the artists behind a unique project linking walking and artthrough the Scottish Borders. Producer Karen Gregor


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Hying the Nest

Eleanor Bron reads this charming story about leaving home. 4: The Fledgeling by Jane Gardam. As Stella prepares for her recalcitrant teenage son to move out, the ducklings in her garden are a welcome distraction. For detailssee Tuesday


Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Jane Gardam.

: Water Walks

Zina Saro-Wiwa presents fivejourneys across the world to fetch clean drinking water. 5: Kenya
Josephine Nduku lives in Makuru Kwa Ruben , a Nairobi slum where the water is contaminated by open sewers. A single motherwith nine children, she struggles to find the moneyto pay local entrepreneurs for clean water from a nearby tap. For details see Monday


Unknown: Zina Saro-Wiwa
Unknown: Makuru Kwa Ruben

: Law in Action

Return of the series in which Marcel Berlins tackles the big - and everyday - legal issues without long words, small print or expensive fees.


Presenter: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect everyday life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Richard Clark

: The News Quiz

Atongue-in-cheek review of the week's news, brought to you by Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren , Sandi Toksvig , Moira Stuart and special guest.
Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of memorable moments from The News Quiz is available on audio cassette and CD at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

Shock news at Home Farm.
Written by Mary Cutler Director Rosemary Watts Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
George: Graham Roberts
Debbie: Tamsln Grelg
Alice: Holtle Chapman
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Betty: Pamela Craig
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Alan Titchmarsh: Alan Titchmarsh

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: A Nursery in the Nineties

5: Eleanor passionately recollects the seaside and othertreasured childhood moments as her mother enters her last hours.
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Letchworth puts questions to a panel that includes the Labour peer Lord Haskins, the art critic and journalist Brian Sewell and the founder of the Windrush Awards, Elaine Sihera.
Producer Peter Griffiths Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Brian Sewell
Unknown: Elaine Sihera.
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Letter from America

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


Speaker: Alistair Cooke

: The Friday Play: Goodnight Irene

By Lucy Catherine. It is the last weekend of August and Lily and Jack have organised a family reunion at Brean Sands Caravan Park.
Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Lucy Catherine.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Lily: June Barrie
Irene: Maggie Tagney
Jack: Mark Buttery
James: Paul Mohan
Charlotte: Rosie Glarratana
Dean: Mark Nagls-Bullock

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editor PrueKeely EMAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Eugene Onegin

By Alexander Pushkin. 5: Onegin returns to
St Petersburg from his self-imposed exile and is stunned when he sets eyes on a society beauty who evokes poignant memories from his past. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Alexander Pushkin.

: Great Lives

Tanni Grey-Thompson , winner of nine Paralympic gold medals, picks her Welsh compatriot David Lloyd George for great-life status. Humphrey Carpenter ensures that national pride doesn't cloud her appraisal of this controversial Liberal prime minister. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Unknown: David Lloyd
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Miles Warde

: On a Comic Note

In the last of this repeat series, Kit Hesketh-Harvey looks at the internal workings of the comic song and examines the wit that underlies all successful song lyrics. Drawing on the expertise of such luminaries as Dillie Keane and Ned Sherrin, he dissects the techniques of the finest comic songwriters.


Presenter: Kit Hesketh-Harvey
Interviewee: Dillie Keane
Interviewee: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Frank Stirling

: News

: Book of the Week: High Adventure

Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

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