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: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Concluding the fourth day of the Second Test in Adelaide. For commentators see Saturday 'approximate time Highlights of the fourth day's play are on BBC2 tonight at 11.20pm

: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Patrick Thomas.


Unknown: Canon Patrick Thomas.

: Farming Today

A round-up of rural issues and trends, presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

(FM only until 7.30)
Presented by Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, Sports News
With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Clifford Longley.


Presented By: Sarah Montague
Presented By: James Naughtie
Unknown: Clifford Longley

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his guests, including the writer Steven Johnson , discuss the cholera epidemic that hit Soho during the 1850s. Producer Victoria Wakely Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: Steven Johnson
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Book of the Week: Sound Bites: Eating onTour with Franz Ferdinand: 1/5

Alex Kapranos, frontman of rock band Franz Ferdinand, reads from his witty account about what he ate while touring the world with the group. Sometimes delectable, sometimes disgusting, the eating experience was never predictable. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am
RT DIRECT: Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand by Alex Kapranos , is available for only £11.50 (RRP £12.99) including p&p. To order send a cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed]. Or call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more tnan 8p per minute) quoting RT or visit [web address removed] UK delivery only


Unknown: Alex Kapranos
Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard
Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Unknown: Alex Kapranos

: Daily Service

Led by Andrew Graystone. Wait for the Lord (Taize).
Jeremiah 33, vv14-16. But Who May Abide? (Handel).
Make Way, Make Way (Kendrick). With Harrogate Ladies' College Chapel Choir. Director of music David Andrews.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.
Music: David Andrews.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Male Order 1/5. Leonard and Noy
By Nick Russell-Pavier . The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Nick Russell-Pavier

: Knocking Down the Past

2/2. Now the 1960s tower blocks have been swept away, residents of the Gorbals in Glasgow and Market Estate in London are looking forward to brighter futures. But what will they make of each other's new homes? Sarfraz Mansoor joins them as they swap places for the day. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Sarfraz Mansoor
Producer: Mark Rickards

: The Eliza Stories

4/5. Eliza the Mother While Eliza is determined that her baby should have the best of everything, her husband is more concerned with the unwelcome changes the birth of a son and heir has brought: there are some things that are an affront to a man's dignity. By Barry Pain. Adapted by Jonathan Dryden Taylor.
Producer/Director Ellen Dryden


Unknown: Barry Pain.
Adapted By: Jonathan Dryden Taylor.
Director: Ellen Dryden
Eliza: Rebecca Front
Herhusband: Mark Heap
Gillivant: Guy Fearon
Bagshawe: David Belcher
Bunn: Samuel James

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

News, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Brain of Britain

14/17. Four contestants from the south of England and the Midlands compete in the second semi-final of the nationwide general knowledge contest. The chairman is Robert Robertson. Producer Richard Edis Rptd on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Robert Robertson.
Producer: Richard Edis Rptd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Regressed

During his third therapy session Leo is regressed back to his childhood. Unfortunately, his therapist dies of a heart attack before he has a chance to bring Leo back.
Director Dan Hine ; Producer Clive Brill


Director: Dan Hine
Producer: Clive Brill
Leo: David Armand
Mike: Philip Jackson
Linda: Alison Newman
Anne: Barunka O'Shaughnessy
Tom: Fergus Craig
Rita: Anna Crllly
Dr Schweinsteiger: Colin Hoult
Huskywiced woman: Emma Gregory

: Money Box Live

Listeners' financial questions answered by Paul Lewis and 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

: A Brush with Fame

1/5. The Horse He Rode In On. Five witty stories exploring the way people react to chance encounters with fame.
Today's story is set in the Rising Sun in London's East End. By Jane Stevenson. Read by Ann Beach. Producer Jill waters


Unknown: Jane Stevenson.
Read By: Ann Beach.

: Keep Your Bricks and Mortar

1/4. The Motorhome. Dylan Winter meets people who have chosen an unusual place to live. When Simon bought a converted ambulance on eBay, his partner
Erica thought it a passing phase. After a year living in the ambulance, they've recently upgraded to a more traditional beige motorhome. Producer John Byrne


Producer: John Byrne

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: More or Less

7/10. Andrew Dilnot explores the way numbers can influence different aspects of daily life, and the truth behind the statistics in the news. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

4/6. The panel game comes from London's Victoria Palace Theatre, with Rob Brydon joining Barry Cryer , Tim Brooke -
Taylor, Graeme Garden and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


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

: The Archers

Brian stands his ground.
For cast see page 46 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang with arts news and the verdict on the film The Holiday, a romantic comedy starring Cameron Diaz , Kate Winslet , Jude Law and Jack Black. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Unknown: Cameron Diaz
Unknown: Kate Winslet
Unknown: Jack Black.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Male Order

1/5. Leonard and Noy. Leonard and Noy meet in Bangkok having made contact through Your Thai Bride. They struggle to make a real relationship from the escapist ideals they each started out with. By Nick Russell-Pavier .
Producer/Director Nick Russell-Pavier Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Noy. Leonard
Unknown: Nick Russell-Pavier
Director: Nick Russell-Pavier
Leonard: Rob Jarvis
Noy: Liz Sutherland
Jeremy: Alan Marriott

: The Things We Forgot to Remember

2/4. First World War The First World War is most commonly remembered as a story of mud, misery and vast numbers of soldiers killed by the orders of incompetent generals. But there were other memories too. Michael Portillo recalls the last 100 days of the war and the forgotten victories of 1918, with the accounts of the liberation of towns and of ordinary soldiers proud of their military success. Producer Julia Adamson


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Producer: Julia Adamson

: Crossing Continents

4/10. US Immigration. In the 1930s, up to two million
Mexicans were forced to leave the US and return to Mexico. With the US Government planning the biggest overhaul of immigration law in 20 years, California's Latino community fears that anti-immigration feeling is reaching new heights. Linda Pressly travels to California to investigate claims that history could repeat itself. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Linda Pressly

: Planet Earth under Threat

3/8. Nature's Calendar. Gabrielle Walker discovers that a warming climate is altering the sense of time animals and plants have. With higher air temperatures, animals in the Rocky Mountains are breaking their hibernation early - and seabirds are foraging, anticipating that their prey has also lost track Of time. Producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Gabrielle Walker
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Kite Runner

6/10. Amir has embraced his new life in America and been married for 15 years when he receives a call from an old friend of his father's, now living in Pakistan. The conversation brings back all the painful memories he thought he had left behind in Afghanistan. Read by Kulvinder Ghir. Abridged by Jane Marshall. Producer jane Marshall RT DIRECT: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. is available for only E7.50 (RRP E7.99) including p&p. To order send a cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed]. Or call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Read By: Kulvinder Ghir.
Abridged By: Jane Marshall.
Unknown: Khaled Hosseini.

: Word of Mouth

New series 1/8. Michael Rosen looks at words and the way we use them. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Susan Hulme.


Presented By: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary on day five of the Second Test at the Adelaide Oval. Resumes tomorrow at 5.30am


Unknown: Adelaide Oval.

: Book of the Week: SoundBites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand

1/5. By Alex Kapranos. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Alex Kapranos.

: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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