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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: 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 the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: Between Ourselves

7/8, Models. Supermodels Erin O'Connor and Carmen
Dell'Orefice share with Olivia O'Leary their experiences of the fashion industry across the decades.
Producer Nicola Humphries Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Supermodels Erin O'Connor
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Producer: Nicola Humphries

: Meet the Bloggers

9.30 Meet the 1/5. Ticket Tales Mark Savage meets the men and women who've attracted attention in cyberspace by recording their thoughts and impressions on anything and everything. Editor Gwyneth Williams Producer , Savage

: Book of the Week: Love and Louis XIV - the Women in the Life of the Sun King

2/5. By Antonia Fraser. Henriette-Anne and l Valliere were Louis's first two mistresses, and emerged from the Queen's Ladies in Waiting. Read by Lia Williams. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.3Uam


Unknown: Antonia Fraser.
Read By: Lia Williams.

: Daily Service

Led by Canon Noel Vincent. Father, Hear the Prayer We
Offer (Sussex). Micah 6, wi-8. 0 for a Closer Walk with God (Stanford). Go Forth and Tell (Yanworth). Director of music Simon Lole. Organist Nigel Spooner.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.
Organist: Simon Lole.
Organist: Nigel Spooner.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Betjeman's Women 2/5. By Paul Dodgson.
The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repea


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Paul Dodgson.

: The Balance of the Sexes

Research on animals suggests that the gender of their offspring may not be simply a matter of chance. There's some evidence that expectant humans too can influence the sex of their unborn babies. Andrew Luck-Baker looks at who or what controls gender. Producer Fiona Roberts


Unknown: Andrew Luck-Baker
Producer: Fiona Roberts

: Either Too Young or Too old

2/2. Morwenna Banks looks at the comic tradition of old codgers and old maids played by much younger actors, including Kenneth Williams's J. Peasmold Gruntfuttock, Matt Lucas as Sir Bernard Chumley, Joan Sims as Gran in Till Death Us Do Part and Catherine Tate's Nan. Written by Alan Stafford.


Presenter: Morwenna Banks
Writer: Alan Stafford
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, Presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 10am


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

News, with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Divine Voices

Russian Orthodox church music is capable of inducing deep sense of the spiritual even in those who have little interest in its religious content. Michael bou visits
Holy Trinity Seminary in upstate New York, which helped keep this music alive during the Soviet communist era.
Producer Kristine Pommert Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm


Producer: Kristine Pommert

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Keeping the Score

By Martyn Wade. Gerald owns a score box at m cricket ground but it's put to most use in the winter months, something his wife has never found out and which Gerald is determined she never shall.
Music arranged and played by Neil Brand Producer/Director Jane Morgan


Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Played By: Neil Brand
Director: Jane Morgan
Gerald: David Troughton
Derek: Sam Kelly

: Home Planet

7/13. Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about the environment. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS: [address removed]email:home.planet@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: The Madeleine Effect: Broken Bread

2/5. By Merryn Glover.
Helping out at his local soup kitchen, a man reflects upon his childhood. Then a tired old man sits down and begins to eat, and, in doing so, reveals far more than he could have imagined. Read by Gary Lewis. Producer Kirsty Williams
For further details see yesterday


Unknown: Merryn Glover.
Read By: Gary Lewis.
Producer: Kirsty Williams

: Me and My Bug

their favourite
1/4. A series in which microbiologies discus their favourite microbes. Dr Hazel Barton takes Jolyon Jenkins on a hunt for one of the most abundant organisms, Pelagibacter ubique.
It lives on practically nothing. But can it survive in cave rocks under the Kentucky countryside? Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Dr Hazel Barton
Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Word of Mouth

4/S. Michael Rosen investigates words and the way we speak. Repeated from yesterday at 11pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Great Lives: W.H. Auden

4/8. In a three-way discussion, Jeremy Vine and presenter Matthew Parris dispute the relative merits and attractions of Auden's poetry, while biographer Richard Davenport-Hines believes that you need to understand the man's life to appreciate the work. Producer Jolyon Jenkins Repeated on Friday at 11pm


Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Presenter: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Richard Davenport-Hines
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.

: Six O'Clock News

6.30 Not Today, Thank You: Sexy Tenant
2/6. Starring actor Harry Shearer (Spinal Tap and The Simpsons) and veteran UK phone-in presenter Brian Hayes as washed-up presenter Brian Hughes, who is living in his grandmother's house and trying to present a local radio show from a studio in his basement.
Today Brian falls in love with his new tenant only to find that all the other tenants have been enjoying favours in her room - except him.
By Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero.
See also Miles Apart on Thursday at 11.30am


Writer/Producer: Andrew McGibbon
Writer: Nick Romero
Producer: Jonathan Ruffle
Brian: Brian Hayes
Nostrils: Harry Shearer
Showbiz Kat: Sheridan Smith
Donny/Dr Grippen: Mark Perry
Neville/Mike: Alex Lowe
Rolf/Professor: Andrew McGibbon
Colonel: Nick Romero
Tordis: Deborah O'Brien

: The Archers

Ian puts the wheels in motion.
' For cast see page 28 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson with arts news and an interview with novelist
Claire Messud , who is on the long list for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Claire Messud
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Betjeman's Women

2/5 Death in Leamington Spa. The poignant story of a life that spans the turn of the century and the Great War - told through letters from Constance to her sister Georgina. By Paul Dodgson.
For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Paul Dodgson.
Constance: Prunella Scales
Reader: Clive Swift

: Privacy in Peril

Identity theft is on the rise in this country out lime is being done to stop it. Chris A'Court travels to the USA where many states have clamped down on the fraudsters, and asks why we are SO far behind. Producer Kirsten Lass Rptd Sunday 5pm


Producer: Kirsten Lass Rptd

: In Touch

News of interest to blind and partially sighted people, presented by Peter White. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Am I Normal?

2/4. Is being short a medical problem? Hundreds of thousands of children now receive growth hormone treatment. Some of these have growth failure because of growth hormone deficiency, but in many cases this is not the case: in the US, growth hormone treatment has been approved for use on short but otherwise healthy children and the same might happen in the UK. Vivienne Parry investigates. Producer Anna Buckley Repeated on Wed at 4.30pm


Producer: Anna Buckley

: Between Ourselves

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Belonging

7/10 After a devastating turn of events in the Spanish wilderness Jack is beginning to get back to normal - when his past catches up with him. For further details see yesterday

: Fifteen-Minute Musical

New series 1/6. Manager Mia. A musical following the escapades of Sven-Goran Eriksson - on and off the pitch.
Starring Richie Webb , Dave Lamb and Vicki Pepperdine.
Written by Richie Webb , Dave Cohen and David Quantick. Music by Richie Webb. Producer Katie Tyrrell


Unknown: Richie Webb
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Vicki Pepperdine.
Written By: Richie Webb
Written By: Dave Cohen
Written By: David Quantick.
Music By: Richie Webb.
Producer: Katie Tyrrell

: Julian Fox: Concrete Poetry

New series 1/6. Local Interest. Searching for his lost dream of being an architect. Julian has an epiphany while trespassing in a local tower block. Producer Seb Barwell


Producer: Seb Barwell

: We Interrupt This Programme

2/4 Stan Freberg. Best-known for his parodies ot 1950s music Stan Freberg started out doing voices for Warner Brothers cartoons before having hit records, his own radio comedy show, and two decades in the advertising industry. Mark Thomas assesses the work of one of America's comic originals. Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Stan Freberg.
Music: Stan Freberg
Unknown: Mark Thomas
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: News

: Book of the Week: Love and Louis XIV - the Women in the Life of the Sun King

2/5 By Antonia Fraser. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Antonia Fraser.

: News

: World Book Club

Ian Rankin


Unknown: Ian Rankin

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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