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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Sister Geraldine Smyth.


Unknown: Geraldine Smyth.

: Farming Today

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly.


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks. Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Uncovering Iran: the Country and Its People

10/10. Repeated from Sunday at 1.30pm

: The Reunion

3/4. TV-am. Sue MacGregor re-unites key members of the launch team for Britain's first ever commercial breakfast television station. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Book of the Week

: Iran Awakening
5/5. Ebadi's quest for justice leads to her imprisonment, but there is growing international support for her human rights work. By Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni. Read by Souad Faress. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Shirin Ebadi
Unknown: Azadeh Moaveni.

: Uncovering Iran: the Country and Its People

9/10. Repeated from Sunday at 11.58pm

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Small Island5/15. By Andrea Levy.
The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Andrea Levy.

: Uncovering Iran: A Revolutionary State

1/3. John Tusa chronicles the making of modern Iran since the constitutional revolution of 1906, and reveals an ancient society whose frequent struggles for freedom and democracy seem to be continually thwarted. Repeated from Sunday at 1.31pm


Unknown: John Tusa

: 1966 and All That

3/4. Craig Brown 's satirical history of Britain reaches the 1960s. Albert Einstein discovers the Beatles, while for the first time, the nation discovers sex. We take a look at the era of "Flour Power", the World Cup is won by a team of men all called Bobby, and the Royal Family attempts to stay with-it by barbecuing. With Joss Ackland ,
Eleanor Bron , Rory Bremner , John Humphrys , Ewan Bailey ana Margaret Cabourn-Smith . Written by Craig Brown. Producer Victoria Lloyd


Unknown: Craig Brown
Unknown: Albert Einstein
Unknown: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Ewan Bailey
Unknown: Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Written By: Craig Brown.
Producer: Victoria Lloyd

: You and Yours

Topical 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 Shaun Ley. Editor coiin Hancock


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Uncovering Iran: the Country and Its People

8/10. Repeated from Sunday at 10.00am

: Feedback

New series 1/11. Roger Bolton digs in the mailbag for BBC
Radio listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and praise. Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
Send your comments to: [address removed]
Fax: [number removed] Phone: [number removed] email: feedbackS-bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Angelophany

Henry Cuthbertson , vicar of St Gilberts congregation six old ladies and a man who thinks his dog is possessed by demons - finds a vagrant in the Crouchback chapel, who says he is an angel. By Miles Gibson.
Director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Henry Cuthbertson
Unknown: Miles Gibson.
Director: Chris Wallis
Henry: Michael Eaves
Angel: Peter Gunn
Catherine Sparrow: Colleen Prendergast

: Ramblings

2/6. Clare Balding rambles on the island of Jura off the west coast of Scotland with hill-stalking native Donald Euan Durrock and his teenage children. They walk inland from the coast to the Paps, a range of three steep and stony hills that afford them spectacular Views Of the islands. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Donald Euan Durrock
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Madame Bovary Speaks

5/5. The Rebuke. By Julian Barnes. What if Emma lives beyond her years, then starts to think about the shortcomings of her creator? Read by Pat Kavanagh. Producer Duncan Minshull For further details see Monday


Unknown: Julian Barnes.
Read By: Pat Kavanagh.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: A Tale Teller for Our Times

5/5. The Snow Queen. This tale, with its sweeping narrative and cold figure of the Snow Queen, is reckoned by many to be Hans Christian Andersen 's masterpiece.
What are the qualities that have given it such longevity - and is being frozen always such a bad thing? Ruth Padel investigates. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen
Unknown: Ruth Padel

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister celebrates the lives of the recently deceased, both famous and infamous, the unsung and the extraordinary. Producer Sally Spurring Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister

: The Film Programme

Francine Stock talks to actor Damien Lewis about his new film, Keane, a powerful drama about loss, parenthood and mental illness. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Damien Lewis
Producer: Thomas Morris

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Uncovering Iran: the Country and Its People

7/10. Repeated from Sunday at 8.49am

: The News Quiz

3/8. Sandi Toksvig tests a panel that includes Fred MacAulay , Jo Caulfield and Phill Jupitus in their knowledge - or lack of it - of the news stories of the week. Producer Katie Tyrrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Jo Caulfield
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Producer: Katie Tyrrell

: The Archers

A famous face adorns the catwalk at Lower Loxley. For cast see page 37 Written by Carole Simpson Solazzo ; Director Rosemary Watts ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Carole Simpson Solazzo
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

: Uncovering Iran: the Country and Its People

6/10. Repeated from Sunday at 7.10am

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Kirsty Lang

: Small Island

5/15. Gilbert tries to raise the money to get to England. Hortense agrees to lend it to him but strikes an extraordinary bargain. By Andrea Levy.
For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Andrea Levy.

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke chairs the discussion as an audience in Hanbury, Worcestershire, poses topical questions from the week's news to shadow Higher Education minister Boris Johnson , Chief Whip Jacqui Smith , editor of The Sunday Telegraph Patience Wheatcroft, and former leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Boris Johnson
Unknown: Jacqui Smith
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: A Point of View

The historian Professor David Cannadine presents his perspective on contemporary events.
Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Professor David Cannadine
Producer: Jennie Walmsley

: The Friday Play: Swimming Lessons

A moving play about a young woman's troubled relationship with her family, written by Tina Pepler , based on a poem sequence by Sally Festing. Grace is locked into a long-term battle with her loving but angry family over her anorexia. When she meets Alastair she begins to learn how to confront her fear and start to love life.
Producer/Director Sara Davies


Written By: Tina Pepler
Unknown: Sally Festing.
Director: Sara Davies
Grace: Clare Corbett
Alastair: Stuart McLouqhin
Marv: Jennv Coverack
Rachel: Emily Bowker
Jim: Michael Elwyn

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, with Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: A Spot of Bother

5/10. George thinks he's going mad. Jean finds this rather inconvenient, given her feelings for David. Meanwhile, their children have relationship problems of their own. By Mark Haddon. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Mark Haddon.

: Great Lives

7/8. Nina Simone. The chanteuse, pianist, composer and civil rights activist Nina Simone is the choice of concert pianist Joanna MacGregor. Presented by Matthew Parris. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm


Unknown: Nina Simone.
Unknown: Nina Simone
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor.
Presented By: Matthew Parris.

: Political Bollywood

2/2. Yasmin Alibhai Brown explores the way in which
Hindi movies played a key role in the Indian movement for independence, building a pan-Indian identity following the evacuation of the British, and ultimately ridiculing politics and politicians themselves as idealism faded and the country became disillusioned with public office. Now Bollywood sets the tone for a shining new India and is again a force for unity - binding a wealthy and powerful diaspora to the subcontinent. Producer Simon Hollis


Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai Brown
Producer: Simon Hollis

: News

: Book of the Week: Iran Awakening

5/5. By Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Shirin Ebadi
Unknown: Azadeh Moaveni.

: News

: Girls like Us

documentary about the lives of Mexican girls living in the USA

: Close Up

Harriett Gilbert talks to American avant-garde stage designer Robert Wilson


Talks: Harriett Gilbert
Designer: Robert Wilson

: News

: Outlook

: News

: Assignment

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