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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Michael Mair.
Producer Erica Morrison


Unknown: Michael Mair.
Producer: Erica Morrison

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Stephen Sackur.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Stephen Sackur.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: The Reunion

Sue MacGregor reunites Concorde co-pilot John Cochrane and flight-test engineer John Allen with Raymond Baxter , the then minister of aviation Tony Benn , and the anti-Concorde campaigner
Mary Goldring to talk about the maiden flight of the world's first supersonic passenger aircraft in 1969. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: John Cochrane
Unknown: John Allen
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Mary Goldring

: Book of the Week: Hold theEnlightenment

The last of this week's readings from Tim Cahill 's new book. 5: Professor Cahill's 101 Fordetails see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Tim Cahill

: Act of Worship

With the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Woman's Hour (FM

only from 10.35)
Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 The True Story Part 10.
Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
Commentary from Trent Bridge on the second day's play in the Third Test. Including at 12.45 Talking Point, and at 3.30 Cricket Scene.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

Ken Clarke explores the music and life of virtuoso bass player, band leader and prolific composer Charles Minguswith Mingus 's widow, Sue. Producer Paul Evans


Unknown: Ken Clarke
Unknown: Charles Minguswith Mingus
Producer: Paul Evans

: Ring around the Bath

By Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson. Sitcom about a woman whose grown-up children refuse to leave home. 2: A domestic dispute leads to the possibility of two spare beds in the house. Could it be Stella's lucky day? Cast includes Duncan Preston and Penny Downie. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Lucy Clare
Unknown: Ian Davidson.
Unknown: Duncan Preston
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite. Including at 12.30 Face the Facts. John Waite investigates a new heart valve that has been linked to a number of medical complications and deaths. Critics claim it was introduced to the UK before it had been adequately tested. Producer Sue MitchellEditor Andrew Smith PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: A World in Your Ear

In a special edition, Emily Buchanan puts her swag on her back to visit some radio stations Down Under. On her travels she meets shock-jocks, the green enthusiast who has launched Australia's only environmentally friendly station and the aboriginal transvestite who presents his own talkback show. Producer Sarah Parfitt Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Emily Buchanan
Producer: Sarah Parfitt

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Assumption Day

By Jerome Vincent , starring Miriam Karlin and Geoffrey Whitehead. A chance meeting at a day centre brings back memories of the heroic Malta Convoy that brought to an end the longest siege in British history. Director David Blount


Unknown: Jerome Vincent
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead.
Director: David Blount
Maria: Miriam Karlin
Ted: Geoffrey Whitehead
Dorothy: Lucie Fitchett
Stephen: Nicholas Boulton
Robert: John Evitts
Young Maria: Alison Pettltt
Young Ted: Lyndon Ogboume
Joe: Lain Ridley
Old Woman: Jean Trend

: Veg Talk

In the last of the series, greengrocers Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks talk about the best of summer vegetables, with help from River Cafe's Rose Gray. Phone: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Rebecca Moore


Unknown: Gregg Wallace
Unknown: Charlie Hicks
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: Comic Fringes

5: A Late Night Shopping Experience, written and read by Arnold Brown. The stand-up comedian takes the battle against globalisation direct to the supermarket check-out queue. Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Arnold Brown.

: Cutting a Dash

5: Punctuating the Future. From ivy leaves to smiley faces, a look at punctuation marks lost and gained. For details see Monday

: Word of Mouth

2: Fullbottomed, Mops and Merkin. Michael Rosen explores the waggery of wiggery - language connected with wig-making. Plus a report on the world of oxymorons. Producer Michael Nangla


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Michael Nangla

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss media trends. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon

: We've Been Here Before

Clive Anderson hosts the panel show that takes a wry look at past events. With guests Gyles Brandreth and Steve Punt.
Producer Adam Bromley Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Steve Punt.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Harsh words for Greg.
Written by Nawal Gadalla Directors Julie Beckett and Louise Gifford Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla
Directors: Julie Beckett
Directors: Louise Gifford
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Usha: Souad Faress
Greg: Marc Finn
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Alan: John Telfer
Amy: Natalia Keery-Flsher
Sonja: Fern Bradbum
Custody sergeant: Paul Webster
DS Hatch: Peter MacQueen

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts magazine. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: John Wilson

: The True Story

By Alison Joseph. 10: " was all there in the family tree." Richard finally rescues Lucinda, 42 years late.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Richard: David Ryall
Lucinda: Barbara Flynn
Daniel: James Laurenson
Tessa: Juliet Aubrey
Luke: Ifan Meredith
Matt: Stephen Critchlow
Sarah: Liza Sadovy

: Straw Poll

Another debate in a series chaired by Nick Clarke.
4: "It doesn't matter if children ignore books by dead writers." From the University of Surrey at Roehampton, London. Listeners can also vote by phone and email their comments.
To vote YES dial [number removed] To vote NO dial [number removed] (Lines open after the programme and remain open until 2.20pm on Saturday. Maximum call cost 10p.) EMAIL: [email address removed]
Producer Nick Utechin Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Letter from America

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


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Dungannon

By Chris Neil , adapted by John P Rooney. A powerful drama based on real events in 1963, when a young mother organised a squat in council houses scheduled for demolition.
Director Stephen Wright


Unknown: Chris Neil
Adapted By: John P Rooney.
Director: Stephen Wright
Angela: Susan Lynch
Patricia: Stella McCusker
Conn: Gerard McSorley
Susie: Nikki Doherty
FrCarron: James Ellis
Eamonn: Kieran Lagan
Jim: Conor Grimes
McGuinness: Gordon Fulton
Mrs McCrystal: Sheelagh O'Kane
Tommy: James Doran

: The World Tonight

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


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: The Mating Season

By PG Wodehouse. 10: Jeeves comes to the rescue. For details see Monday

: Off the Page

4: Wickedness. Matthew Parris invites TV producer Philip Burley , novelist Mimi Thebo and playwright Richard Morton Jack to discuss the evil that men (and women) do. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Producer: Philip Burley
Unknown: Mimi Thebo
Unknown: Richard Morton Jack
Producer: Peter Everett

: Voices

A series ofsix programmes capturing stories from around the country. 3: Simple Is, Simple As
From the Woodside Estate in Shropshire, a poignant tale Of survival and Community. Producer Michael Cleere


Producer: Michael Cleere

: News

: Book

of the Week: Hold theAM Enlightenment Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

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