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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Wigley.


Unknown: Stephen Wigley.

: Farming Today

Presented by Giles Latcham.


Presented By: Giles Latcham.

: Today

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


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

: Start the Week

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


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: The Last Duel

1/5 A tale of crime and scandal unfolds against the turbulent backdrop of 14th-century France as the friendship between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris turns to enmity. By Eric Jager. Abridged by Richard Hamilton and read by Robert Glenister. Producer Liz Allard Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Jacques Le Gris
Unknown: Eric Jager.
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton
Read By: Robert Glenister.
Producer: Liz Allard

: Daily Service

Presented by Nigel Lee. Ye Servants of God (Paderborn)
John 1, vv 14-18. Sweet Was the Song (Anon). Alleluia
(Mozart). With Philippa Hyde (soprano) and Richard Tanner (organ).


Presented By: Nigel Lee.
Soprano: Philippa Hyde
Soprano: Richard Tanner

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Gowk Storm By Nancy Brysson Morrison. 1/10. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Nancy Brysson Morrison.

: Down on the Farm

Twenty years ago, the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, North London, was devastated by noting that resulted in the death of PC Keith Blakelock. At the time Christian Wolmar was a housing reporter covering the "farm". Here, he returns to find out how it has been transformed from one of Britain's worst run-down estates into a place where tenants (more than 60 so far) are now exercising their right to buy. producer Christopher Jones


Unknown: Keith Blakelock.
Producer: Christopher Jones

: Our Brave Boys

5/6. Oompahs and Camels. With more defence cuts in the offing, it becomes harder and harder to justify some aspects of military spending, though elaborate plans for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar seem to be off limits. Christopher Lee 's comedy drama continues.
Producer Rosalind Ayres ; Director Peter Atkin


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Director: Peter Atkin
Zelda: Fiona Shaw
Col George: Martin Jarvis
Wing Commander Bryan: Christopher Neame
Commander Bill: Christopher Godwin
Chief Petty Officer Grieves: Peter Capaldi

: You and Yours

How much do we really know about what we eat? This week's reports are dedicated to finding out. starting with a look at bagged salads and the methods used to keep them fresh. With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Masterteam

9/13. Peter Snow hosts another round of the nationwide general knowledge quiz.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Lady Detectives: 2/4: Mr Bovey's Unexpected Will

From the golden age of the crime short story, another case involving a female sleuth, Miss Florence Cusack, one of Victorian London's cleverest and most determined private consulting detectives, investigates a case where a man state depends on his weight in gold.


Writer: L.T. Meade
Writer: Robert Eustace
Dramatised By: Roger Danes
Director: Patrick Rayner
Miss Cusack: Elizabeth Conboy
Lonsdale: Crawford Logan
Insp Schilling: Paul Young
Letty: Lucy Paterson
Higgins: Simon Tait
Graham: John Paul Hurley
Wimburne: Simon Donaldson

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and his guests answer listeners personal finance questions.
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Jennifer Clarke


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: The Time Being

1/5. The White Road. While her customers seek coffee and shelter from the Antarctic cold, Mags makes ready for a change of view. Tania Hershman 's story, read by Liza Ross , is the first in a week-long series by new writers. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Tania Hershman
Read By: Liza Ross
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: The Long Causeway

1/5. From the Ribble Estuary to the mouth of the Humber, Glyn Hughes sets out on a journey across northern England in search of a lost Bronze Age pathway. He uncovers ancient clues and contemporary characters along the way. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Glyn Hughes
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: The Food Programme

Pawpaw and Papaya. There is confusion over these fruits as well as an increasing demand for both of them. Sheila Dillon investigates. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

2/13. Ernie Rea talks to his guests about the place of faith in today's complex world. Producer Janet McLarty


Talks: Ernie Rea
Producer: Janet McLarty

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

5/6. The godfather of all panel shows from the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. Regulars Tim Brooke -Taylor, Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer are joined by special guest Jack Dee. The chairman is Humphrey Lyttelton and Colin Sell is at the piano. producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
BBC AUDIO: Selections from the award-winning quiz show, including the newly released I'm Sorry I Haven't a Christmas Clue, are now available on CD and audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Tunbridge Wells.
Unknown: Tim Brooke
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Jack Dee.
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Brian pulls rank at the shoot.
For cast see page 41 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

The verdict on the film Closer, adapted by Patrick Marber from his Olivier Award-winning play, and starring Natalie Portman , Julia Roberts , Clive Owen and Jude Law. With Mark Lawson. Producer Stephen Hughes


Adapted By: Patrick Marber
Unknown: Natalie Portman
Unknown: Julia Roberts
Unknown: Clive Owen
Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: The Gowk Storm

1/10. Free-spirited sisters Julia, Emmy and Lisbet Lockhart live in a remote rural manse with their stern father, the minister, and their cheerful but rather vague mother.
Set in the Highlands in the late 19th century, the drama unfolds as the sisters embark on their first romantic adventures. By Nancy Brysson Morrison , dramatised by Gerda Stevenson.
Other parts played by members of the cast
Producer/Director David Ian Neville Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lisbet Lockhart
Adventures By: Nancy Brysson Morrison
Dramatised By: Gerda Stevenson.
Director: David Ian Neville
Lisbet: Vicki Liddelle
Emmy: Molly Innes
Julia: Gabriel Quigley
Mrs Lockhart/Nannie/ Mrs Wands: Eileen McCallum
Mr Lockhart/Mr Naughton: John Shedden
Edwin/Simon: Lain Agnew
Alan/Stephen: Simon Donaldson

: Footlight Fairies

Theatre critic Susannah Clapp tells the story of Millicent Fawcett , the reformer who campaigned to remove children from the 19th-century stage, and investigates the Victorian obsession with the juveniles who played everything from fairies to Lewis Carroll 's oyster ghosts. Featuring Siobhan Redmond as Millicent Fawcett. With dramatisations by Philip Glassborow.
Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Millicent Fawcett
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Siobhan Redmond
Unknown: Millicent Fawcett.
Unknown: Philip Glassborow.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie
Millicent: Siobhan Redmond
Rose: Annabel Barnston
Mrs Bear: Maggie Bourgeln
The Houses of Parliament: Jon Glover

: Matador

An audio essay about matadors and their flirtations with death in the ring. Set in the plaza in Murcia, southern Spain, the programme includes a rare interview with Francisco Rivera Odonez , grandson of the renowned matador Antonio Odonez. With Robert Hughes and Ian Gibson. Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: Francisco Rivera Odonez
Unknown: Antonio Odonez.
Unknown: Robert Hughes
Unknown: Ian Gibson.
Producer: Kate Bland

: Nature

2/9. The Clock of Life. Lionel Kelleway investigates the mysteries of biological clocks in the living world. Producer Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow atllam


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, introduced by Claire Bolderson.


Introduced By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Don Quixote

6/15. Don Quixote has been "captured" by his friends and brought back to La Mancha to recuperate and recover his wits. Miguel de Cervantes 's comic masterpiece is read by Andrew Sachs , abridged by Jill Waters and translated by Edith Grossman. Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: La Mancha
Unknown: Miguel de Cervantes
Read By: Andrew Sachs
Abridged By: Jill Waters
Translated By: Edith Grossman.
Producer: Jill Waters

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster, presented by Susan Hulme.


Presented By: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: The Last Duel

1/5. By Eric Jager. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Eric Jager.

: World Today

: News

: News

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

The Third Man (2/10)
Graham Greene 's classic thriller, set in Vienna, is read by Mark Strong


Unknown: Graham Greene
Read By: Mark Strong

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