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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by Andrew Graystone.


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.

: The Animals' VC ...

5/5. A Brave New World. Dylan Winter hears the stories of the extraordinary devotion to duty displayed by working dogs caught up in the events of September 11th. producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Exploring rural life around the country. Producer Gabi Fisher Extended


Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. producer Steve Peacock


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Home Truths

David Stafford takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Kevin Dawson Repeated on Monday at 11pm PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than ap per minute) email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: Kevin Dawson

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Queen at 80: The Day I MettheQueen

Amusing and affectionate tales, told to Emma Freud , of how different people react to meeting the monarch Featuring Antony Worrall Thompson , Humphrey Lyttelton and a man in a bright pink suit. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith See also The Queen at 80: Royal Tours at 8pm


Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: Talking Politics

Sheena McDonald and her guests provide discuss current political events. Producer Paul Vickers : Editor Gwyneth Williams


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Producer: Paul Vickers
Editor: Gwyneth Williams

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC s foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for E15.99 (RRP E16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Advice and news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: The Now Show to 12.35

2/8. Topical comedy with Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Steve Punt.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion in Pembury
Kent With the Conservative vice-chair Margo James ; the former Labour MPTony Benn; The Spectator columnist
Rod Liddle ; and Inayat Bunglawala , the media secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Margo James
Unknown: Rod Liddle
Unknown: Inayat Bunglawala

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby, in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm; email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Royal Court 50 - The Sea

A season of six ground-breaking plays to mark the 50th anniversary of the English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre continues with Edward Bond 's comedy, set in 1907. A young man drowns off the east coast of England. For some this is a simple tragedy; for others, a sign that aliens are invading. Madness and amateur dramatics compete in this rnmpriv set on the oath to redemption.
L Helen Crayford (piano); Producer/Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Edward Bond
Willy: Bertie Carvel
Evens: David Bradley
Hatch: Philip Glenister
Mrs Raf: Cheryl Campbell
Mrs Tilehouse: Kathryn Pogson
Hollarcut: Anthony Glennon
Carter: Don McCorkindale
Thompson: Kim Wall
Rose: Anna Maxwell Martin
Mafanwy: Manon Edwards
Jilly: Tracy Wiles
Rachel: Ella Smith
Vicar: Thomas Wheatley

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Justine Willett ; Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk
BBC AUDIO: Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Justine Willett
Editor: Jill Burridge

: The Man Who Sold Peerages

Shaun Ley tells the strange and colourful tale of Maundy Gregory the Honours' broker and sometime spy, who set up office in Whitehall after the First World War to sell peerages on behalf of Lloyd George. Producer Patrick Gregory


Unknown: Shaun Ley
Producer: Patrick Gregory

: Saturday PM

News and sport headlines, presented by Carolyn Quinn.
Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: A World In Your Ear

3/9 Rosie Goldsmith tunes listens in to a 24-hour Fathers' Rights network in the USA and in the intriguing Men with Prams programme from Australia. Producer Rosie Goldsmith


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests.
Producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producers: Simon Clancy
Producers: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

15/16. A spotlight on an individual in the news, featuring interviews and archive material.
Producer Emma Rippon Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and at 5.40pm


Producer: Emma Rippon

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the cultural highlights of the week. Producer NickiPaxman


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe

: The Archive Hour: The Queen at 80 - Royal Tours

In 50 years, the Queen has undertaken more than 250 official overseas visits to 128 countries. The modern tours, invented by politicians in the early 1900's to cement the Empire and the Commonwealth, have become one of the principle justifications for the monarchy's existence. At the same time they have provided the stage for some of the royals' most public dramas. Denys Blakeway weaves through the archive and discusses the set-up, significance and impact of the Royal Tour.

(The Queen at 80 season continues Monday-Friday at 9.45am/10.45pm with The Queen at 80: the Biographer's View.)
(See also The Queen at 80: Writing the Royals on Monday at 8pm)


Presenter: Denys Blakeway
Producer: Joanne Coombs

: Classic Serial: The Code of The Woosters

1/2. Bertie Wooster 's old pal Gussie Fink-Nottle parts from his fiancee Madeline and appeals for Bertie's help to mend the rift. Will Bertie rush to his aid, despite the fact that Madeline's father, Sir Watkyn, believes Bertie to be a larcenous ex-convict? Unluckily for Bertie, the code of the Woosters is: "Never Let a Pal Down". By PG Wodehouse , riramatked bv Judith French.
Music David Pickvance ;
Producer Jonquil Panting Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Bertie Wooster
Unknown: Gussie Fink-Nottle
Unknown: Pg Wodehouse
Music: David Pickvance
Bertie: Marcus Briqstocke
Jeeves: Andrew Sachs
Aunt Dahlia: Carolyn Pickles
Madeline: Flaminia Cinque
Sir Watkyn: Jon Glover
Roderick: Jack Klaff
Gussie: Jeremy Swift
Stephanie: Tracy Wiles
Harold: Kim Wall
Constable Oates: Anthony Glennon

: The Reith Lectures

2/5. In the Beginning Was Sound. This year's Reith lecturer is the conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. In this lecture, recorded at the Symphony Center in Chicago, he tries to rescue "the neglected sense" - the ear - and he launches his own campaign against muzak. Presented by Sue Lawley . Repeated from Friday


Pianist: Daniel Barenboim.
Presented By: Sue Lawley

: Counterpoint

6/13. Ned Sherrin chairs another contest of musical general knowledge. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: The Poetry of History

2/4. Jonathan Bate goes to Manchester, scene of the 1819 Peterloo massacre, which inspired Shelley's The Mask of Anarchy. Poet Tom Paulin and historian Clive Emsley measure the weight of the poem as history and verse.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Jonathan Bate
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Clive Emsley

: Lent Talks

6/6. Via Dolorosa - the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
The last in a series of talks for Lent recorded in Jerusalem Dr Maria Khoury, from the Greek Orthodox church of St George in Taybeh, Palestine, reflects on the significance of the empty tomb. Repeated from Wednesday

: One Planet

Chernobyl Tales

: News; Worldplay

Attitude by Stuart Hoar. A love story with a difference


Unknown: Stuart Hoar.

: News

: The Ticket

: News

: The Interview

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