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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Marjory Maclean.


Unknown: Marjory MacLean.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

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


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

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Victoria Wakely Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Daily Service

Led by Nigel Swinford. Awake, Awake: Fling Off the Night
(Deus Tuorum Militum). Gaiatians 5, vv13―18; 22―25.
Jesus, You Are Changing Me (Baker). Before the Throne of God above (Cook). Director of music Andy Silver.


Unknown: Nigel Swinford.
Music: Andy Silver.

: Book of the Week: And Still I Rise

1/5. On 22 April 1993 a teenage student. Stephen Lawrence , was stabbed to death by a gang of racist youths near his home in south London. The police investigation that followed was flawed by the "institutional racism" of the Metropolitan Police, and 13 years on, no-one has been convicted of his murder. Stephen's mother Doreen now tells the story of her son's death and her family s struggle for justice. The night Stephen died, Doreen's life - as she knew it - ended too. By Doreen Lawrence. Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths . Reader Josette Simon. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Stephen Lawrence
Unknown: Doreen Lawrence.
Abridged By: Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
Reader: Josette Simon.
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Paston Letters The Woman's Hour drama. 1/10. Dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal based on a collection of letters from the medieval period.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal

: The Miscarriage

When a pregnancy ends in miscarriage the sense of loss is enormous; it is felt as bereavement. Ye the - parents are mourning a child they never knew.
Claudia Hammond investigates why this experience is so psychologically devastating. producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

2/4. First Impressions. Charlie and Sylvia are lifelong friends. She depends on him in a thousand little ways and adores his talent for doing impressions. He has loved her all his life, but discovers that there are still some things he doesn't know about her. Written by Rona Munro
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie


Written By: Rona Munro
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Charlie: Stanley Baxter
Sylvia: Colette O'Neil
Susan: Hilary MacLean
jack: Stuart McOuarrie
poppy: Hilary Lyon
Michael: Gordon Kennedy

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, with Winifred Robinson and Liz Barclay.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: The Write Stuff

2/6. In the popular literary quiz show, James Walton presides over team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh , whose guests are Peter Kemp and Miles Kington.
Henry James is the author of the week and the reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Katie Marsden Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: Sebastian Fau
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Peter Kemp
Unknown: Miles Kington.
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Beth Chalmers.
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: River's Up

Tom and Sally Millington live next to the River Severn - and it floods. Soon they find themselves rowing to France in search of dry land and croissants. By Alex Jones. Producer/Director Jenny Stephens


Unknown: Sally Millington
Unknown: Alex Jones.
Director: Jenny Stephens
Tom: Peter Corey
Sally: Annette Badland

: Money Box Live ..

Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer Jessica Laugharne
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Jessica Laugharne

: Creative Writing Groups

1/5. Squirrels. Squirrels are an ageing woman only contact with reality in the psychiatric ward she has long inhabited, It's all quite idyllic at first, but neither the staff nor the squirrels are quite what they seem. This dark tale by Karen Whitchurch of Hornsea Writers is read by Barbara Marten and begins a week of readings highlighting the best work from over 250 creative writing groups in the north of England. The authors are all new to radio and their stories are read by professional actors. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Karen Whitchurch
Read By: Barbara Marten
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Sceptical Landscapes

1/5. Professor Philip Stott illustrates his argument that wildlife and humans will always adapt to changing environments. He begins by looking at brownfield sites in Greater Manchester, producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Professor Philip Stott
Producer: Nick Patrick

: The Food Programme

Restaurant Sourcing. Sheila Dillon finds out how restaurants are changing their ideas about sourcing. Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Four Comers

12/13. Discussion programme with contributors from across the globe offering their perspectives on topical issues. Hosted by Anne Mackenzie. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie.
Producer: Mark Rickards

: PM

News and analysis, introduced by Eddie Mair.


Introduced By: Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

5/6. This week's entertainment comes from the Victoria Theatre, Halifax, where special guest Rob Brydon joins Barry Cryer. Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Colin Sell is at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Rob Brydon
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Ian gets practical. For cast see page 32 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts magazine programme with Mark Lawson , including the verdict on Ken Loach 's film The Wind That Shakes the Barley, winner of the Paime d'Or at the Cannes film festival. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Ken Loach
Producer: Thomas Morris

: The Paston Letters

1/10. A Medieval Household. Based on an extraordinary collection of letters, a dramatisation by Vanessa Rosenthal that follows the lives and loves of three women spanning three generations of a medieval family. Agnes arranges the marriage of her son John Paston I to young Margaret. The women are left very much to their own devices running a busy household and raising children.
Children played by Charlie Mariani , Lola Mariani , Libby Fazakerley , Ella Farmer , Annie Farmer and Carter Dowland
Medieval consultant Peter Meredith ; Producer/Director Polly Thomas Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal
Unknown: John Paston
Played By: Charlie Mariani
Played By: Lola Mariani
Played By: Libby Fazakerley
Played By: Ella Farmer
Played By: Annie Farmer
Unknown: Peter Meredith
Director: Polly Thomas
Agnes Paston: Rosemary Leach
John Paston: Conrad Nelson
Margaret: Geraldine James
Kate: Gillian Kearney
Hugh Stokes: Claude Close
James Gloys/Richard Scrope/ Worcester/Richard Calle: Parvez Qadlr
Alice Clere: Joanne Mitchell
Elizabeth Paston: Christine Brennan
Falstof: Russell Dixon
John Paston II: Morgan George
John Paston III: Daniel Abelson

: Playing for Scotland

Edi Stark talks to refugees and explores the asylum issues faced by Scotland today to find out what these could mean for the UK as a whole. Producer Monise Durrani


Producer: Monise Durrani

: The Learning Curve

6/8. The intelligent guide to the world of learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: Nature

6/8. Babblers and Meerkats. The fascinating story of a nice sociable bird (the babbler) and a not-so-nice sociable mammal (the meerkat) in the Kalahari desert. With Aubrey Manning. Producer Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Aubrey Manning.
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Shortened repeat from 9am


Unknown: Andrew Marr

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Other Side of You

1/10. This critically acclaimed new novel by Salley Vickers tells the story of psychiatrist David McBride , whose encounter with an intriguing patient changes his life for ever. Abridged by Salley Vickers and read by Paul Rhys. Producer Kirsty Williams
RT DIRECT: The Other Side of You by Salley Vickers is available for £13.50 (rrp E14.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to: [address removed]. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Novel By: Salley Vickers
Unknown: David McBride
Abridged By: Salley Vickers
Read By: Paul Rhys.
Producer: Kirsty Williams
Unknown: Salley Vickers

: The Sports Programme

6/8. An intelligent guide to sport, with John Wilson. Producer Kevin Mousley


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Kevin Mousley

: Today In Parliament

Today's events in Westminster, introduced by David Wilby.


Introduced By: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week: And Still Rise

1/5. Doreen Lawrence 's account of the murder of her teenage son Stephen 13 years ago. Repeated from 9.45am
1.00 World Briefing 1.40 Analysis 1.50 Sports Round-up 2.00 News
2.05 Making Cities Work (1/4) 2.30 Culture Shock 3.00 News
3.05 Outlook 4.00 World Today 5.00 World Briefing


Unknown: Doreen Lawrence

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