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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Ralph Godsall.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Oumn.
6.25 , 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Yesterday in Parliament will not be broadcast if Parliament is not sitting this week. See [Web Address Removed] for revised programme information
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 L W onlv Yesterday in Parliament
Yesterday in Parliament will not be broadcast if Parliament is not sitting this week. See [Web Address Removed] for revised programme information


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Oumn.
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks.

: Desert Island Discs rrhnirp

Sue Lawley talks to another castaway about their choice Of music. Shortened

: Act of Worship

Led by Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: Book of the Week: The Cook andtheGardener

5/5. As winter approaches once more in Burgundy and the stream of produce from the garden slows, the gardener tucks his scarf firmly back round his neck ana the cook investigates the delights of the precious root cellar. By Amanda Hesser. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Amanda Hesser.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Middlemarch By George Eliot. 15/20. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: George Eliot.

: Brains for Sale

As school and university students copy and cheat their way to success, Hugh Levinson exposes the secret world of academic plagiarism. He talks to the plagiarisers about why they do it, and discovers how companies are making money by selling essays for use by cheats. And he hears how academic authorities often ran to crack down on the problem. Producer Hugh Levinson


Unknown: Hugh Levinson
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: King Street Junior Revisited

3/6. Its Behind You. Christmas - a time of goodwill to all men, if not to all teachers. Written by Jim Eldridge. men, if not to all teachers
Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Written By: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Eastwood: Briqlt Forsyth
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Miss Featherstone: Teresa Gallagher
Mr Maxwell: Michael Cochrane
Miss Reid: Jacqueline Beatty
Mrs Khan: Janice Acquah
John: Pax Baldwin
Ashad: Daryl Moore
Camilla: Katie Walker
Gary: Nathan Sykes

: You and Yours

Consumer issues, with Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


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

: The World at One

News and analysis, with Nick Clarke. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: A World in Your Ear

3/6. More radio gems from around the world with kos le
Goldsmith. This week she listens in to programmes by, for and about the military. She hears the music favoured by American soldiers based in Iraq, and hears some propaganda radio in Colombia as the Fare rebel group take to the airwaves. Producer Andrea Protheroe RptdSunSpm


Producer: Andrea Protheroe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Asha's World

In this comedy Asha's controlling mother rings up f rom
India to tell her she's arranged a date for her with a gorgeous Indian doctor. She refuses to go- Instead, her best friend Veronique, pretending to be Asha, goes in her place, setting in train a twisting, romantic tale of mistaken identities, by Bettina Gracias Jemma Elder
Director David Hunter


Unknown: Bettina Gracias Jemma
Director: David Hunter
Asha: Archie Panjabi
Mum: Leena Dingra
Veronique: Anushka Dahssi
Lisa: Jemma Elder
Raj: Ajah Chhabra

: Changing Places

2/6. The Wildwood. in the Borders of Scotland a vision is being realised. The Wildwood Group of the Borders Forest
Trust is taking a formerly farmed valley back to its wildwood roots of several thousand years ago when it would have been densely forested. Dylan Winter f inds out what it takes to realise such a vision and what it means for the local people, environment and wildlife. Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: The Casino

5/5. The Professor's Daughter. Four-year-old Britta and her fearful imagination are the subject of social embarrassment for Mrs Jenner. Written by Margaret Bonham and read by Emma Fielding.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Mrs Jenner.
Written By: Margaret Bonham
Read By: Emma Fielding.

: The Energy Gap

5/5 Bridging the Energy Gap. The Price family from
Burton upon Trent meet the Trikha family from Delhi. They discuss differences in attitudes to energy use. How much do we in the UK take limitless energy for granted and have Sally, Paul, Bethany and Briony met the challenge of living on the amount the Trikhas use? For details see Monday

: Word of Mouth

3/8 Continuing the series that takes a close look at the words we use, where they come from and how we play with them. With Michael Rosen.
Producer Peter Everett Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Producer: Peter Everett

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.
Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

5/8. Topical stand-up, sketches and song, hosted by Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. The show also stars Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin , Marcus Brigstocke and Mitch Benn , but will not be featuring Peter Falk. Brought to you by the letter Z. producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC AUDIO: Highlights from the first series of The Now Show are available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis.
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Peter Falk.
Producer: Colin Anderson

: The Archers

Alarm bells ring for Alan.
For cast see page 44 Written by Adrian Flynn ; Director Rosemary Watts ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Adrian Flynn
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang with arts news, interviews and the verdict on The Far Pavilions, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by MM Kaye . Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Novel By: Mm Kaye
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Middlemarch

15/20. Reaction and Reform. Fred is unexpectedly employed and there is bad news for the Lydgates. Written by George Eliot. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Written By: George Eliot.

: Any Questions?

David Cameron , head of policy co-ordination for the Conservatives, is among the panellists at the Greenwich Theatre, London, where an audience puts questions on issues of the week. Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: David Cameron
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

7/13. Brian Walden , broadcaster and former MR presents a weekly reflection on a topical issue.
Producer Simon Hollis Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Brian Walden
Producer: Simon Hollis

: The Friday Play: The Employee

In this dark comedy about the pressures of modern life, lain Adam is head of maintenance in the intelligent building, the Elm, and his life is beginning to unravel. By Sebastian Baczkiewicz.


Writer: Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Producer/Director: Marc Beeby
Iain: Ron Cook
Rakubian: Kate Buffery
Giggs: Ray Fearon
Grandler: Carl Prekopp
Philips: Nicholas Boulton
Janey: Helen Longworth
George: Andrew Harrison
Thomas: Andrew Harrison
Bentley: Stephen Hogan
Makoto: Stuart McLoughlin

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Old Filth

5/10. Old Eddie makes a journey. Martin Jarvis contines to read Jane Gardam 's new novel. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Jane Gardam

: Great Lives

3/10. Charles M Schulz. The creator of the Peanuts cartoon strip is the Times journalist Valerie Grove 's nominee for great-life status. Schulz's widow, Jeannie, provides biographical insights and the curator of the Cartoon Art Trust. Anita O'Brien , puts the cartoon in its historical context. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery


Unknown: Charles M Schulz.
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Anita O'Brien
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: Today in Parliament

The day's debates at Westminster, plus reports from the Committee rooms. Producer Peter Knowles
Today in Parliament will not be broadcast if Parliament is not sitting this week. See www.radiotimes.com for revised programme information


Producer: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: The Cook and theGardener

5/5. By Amanda Hesser. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Amanda Hesser.

: World Today

: Analysis

: News

: The Word

: News

: The Interview

: News

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