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: AM International Cricket

England v New Zealand
Commentary from the match at Hobart in the Triangular one-day series by Simon Mann , Bryan Waddle and Arlo White , with expert Angus Fraser.
Producer Matt Davies 'approximate time
Highlights of the cricket are on BBC2 tonight at 11.20pm

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Bryan Waddle
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Angus Fraser.
Producer: Matt Davies

: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Gordon Gray.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Gordon Gray.

: Farming Today

Rural round-up and trends, presented by Anna Hill.

Contributors

Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today until 7am

Presented by John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament With Alicia McCarthy and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Raj Sharma.
8.31 UN only Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Alicia McCarthy
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Dr Raj Sharma.

: The Long View

3/6. Jonathan Freedland is joined by a group of historians and experts to explore a moment in history that illuminates a contemporary debate. Producer Neil McCarthy Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Freedland
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: The Singer Not the Song

2/5. Folk. In a genre where storytelling ability is paramount, is having a beautiful voice a blessing or a burden? Leading figures in the folk revival since the 1960s, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy , discuss the artistry of the folk singer. Producer Cecile Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Norma Waterson
Unknown: Martin Carthy
Producer: Cecile Wright

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow (Marching). Psalm 27 vvl-6. God Is
Our Hope and Strength (Bach). Onward, Christian Soldiers (St Gertrude). Director of music Stephen Jackson.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Stephen Jackson.

: Book of the Week: Hellf ire and Herring

2/5. Home from the Sea. "He looked like a Spaniard, my grandfather, the midnight blue of his hair streaked with foam.... Christopher Rush continues to read from his memoir of his childhood in a small Scottish fishing village. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Rush

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 On the Cusp 2/5.Rocking Time. By Elizabeth Lewis. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

Contributors

Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Elizabeth Lewis.

: Planet Earth under Threat

1/8. Evidence from the Earth. Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world, witnessing the melt-back in Greenland and the effects on corals in the Pacific, and learning about how changing rainfall is causing suffering to the lemurs of Madagascar. But there's good news too: the red fox and the moose are On the march. Producer Julian Hector

Contributors

Producer: Julian Hector

: The Pickwick Poppers

Stuart Maconie talks to the musicians behind the Top of the Pops albums of the 1970s, whose impersonations of Donna Summer , David Essex , Paper Lace and Queen made these LPs some of the best-selling products in the charts. Producer John Byrne

Contributors

Talks: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Donna Summer
Unknown: David Essex
Producer: John Byrne

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite. 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

Contributors

Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Brian Hanrahan.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.

: Playing Second Fiddle

Insight into the hidden world of the session musician, uncovering talented performers whose music is internationally famous but whose names are virtually unknown. Featuring contributions by bassist
Herbie Flowers , drummer Ian Thomas and saxophonist Snake Davies , who describe the enormous pressure of their work. With George Webley.
Producer Chris Taylor Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm

Contributors

Bassist: Herbie Flowers
Unknown: Ian Thomas
Unknown: Snake Davies
Unknown: George Webley.
Producer: Chris Taylor

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Waiting Room

The writer Julia Darling began a web log in 2002 to chart her experiences of breast cancer, that she was to continue until her death three years later. Poignant. honest, funny, filled with everyday life, the web page also charts the ups and downs of being ill. With poems set to music and performed by Tim Dalling , Pete Challoner and Charlie Hardwick , and contributions from Bev Robinson. Edited by Jackie Kay. Producer/Director Susan Roberts

Contributors

Unknown: Julia Darling
Unknown: Tim Dalling
Unknown: Pete Challoner
Unknown: Charlie Hardwick
Unknown: Bev Robinson.
Edited By: Jackie Kay.
Director: Susan Roberts

: Home Planet

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] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Great Short Stories

2/5. The Gypsy's Baby. By Rosamund Lehmann. The familiar harmony of Jess and Rebecca's comfortable middle-class childhood is disrupted by their encounters with the Wyatt children from the back lane. Read by Teresa Gallagher and abridged by Miranda Davies. For further details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown: Rosamund Lehmann.
Read By: Teresa Gallagher
Abridged By: Miranda Davies.

: Shark Hunt

2/5. Shark expert Richard Peirce joins skipper
Danny Vokins and marine biologist Sarah Fowler in the coastal waters off the Isle of Wight. Today they will be hunting for the impressive thresher shark, which stuns its prey with its scimitar-shaped tail. For further details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Peirce
Unknown: Danny Vokins
Unknown: Sarah Fowler

: Word Of Mouth

Repeated from yesterday at llpm

: Great Lives

6/8. Martha Gellhorn. Matthew Parris is joined by the editor of web gossip column Popbitch, Camilla Wright , and biographer Caroline Moorhead to debate and discuss the brilliant life of war reporter Martha Gellhorn , who covered the Spanish Civil War, the Second World War and Vietnam. Producer Miles Warde Repeated on Friday at 11pm

Contributors

Unknown: Martha Gellhorn.
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Camilla Wright
Unknown: Caroline Moorhead
Reporter: Martha Gellhorn
Producer: Miles Warde

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: Ross Noble on ...

New series1/4. Following the Geordie stand-up comic, known for his freewheeling improvisational style, during his UK tour in 2006. In Brighton, he explains how to rescue someone from the edge of a chaise-longue, while a man in the audience is keen to know why Ross was walking oddly in the Lanes. Producer John Pidgeon Behind the Scenes: page 117

Contributors

Producer: John Pidgeon

: The Archers

Susan looks to go up in the world.
For cast see page 37 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson , including the verdict on the film Babel, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Brad Pitt
Unknown: Cate Blanchett.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: On the Cusp

2/5. Rocking Time. As she celebrates turning 40, successful TV producer Georgie has one unrealised ambition - she desperately wants to have a baby. By Elizabeth Lewis , read by Caroline Harker.
For further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Lewis
Read By: Caroline Harker.

: Nice

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) was set up in 1998 to end the lottery of postcode prescribing. Since then it has hardly been out of the headlines. Matthew Hill investigates how nice is Nice and whether it has made a difference to patient care. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald Repeated on Sunday at 5pm

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Hill
Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald

: In Touch

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

Contributors

Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: All in the Mind

5/6. Examining pressing issues in the world of psychiatry and mental health. Producer Fiona Hill Rptd tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Producer: Fiona Hill

: The Long View

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, introduced by Robin Lustig.

Contributors

Introduced By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Metamorphosis

2/5. Gregor is horrified to discover that he has changed overnight into a gigantic insect. His instinct is to hide away, but with his family and his employer knocking at his bedroom door, he has no choice but to show himself. By Franz Kafka. For further details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown: Franz Kafka.

: Down the Line

New series 1/6. The phone-in show returns, hosted by Gary Bellamy (Rhys Thomas ). Starring Rhys Thomas , with Amelia Bullmore , Simon Day , Felix Dexter , Charlie Higson , Lucy Montgomery and Paul Whitehouse. Guest starring Harry Enfield and Catherine Tate.
Producers Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Bellamy
Unknown: Rhys Thomas
Unknown: Rhys Thomas
Unknown: Amelia Bullmore
Unknown: Simon Day
Unknown: Felix Dexter
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse.
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Catherine Tate.
Producers: Paul Whitehouse
Producers: Charlie Higson

: Today in Parliament

The day's news from Westminster, with Rachel Hooper.

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Hooper.

: News

: Book of the Week: Hellf ire and Herring

2/5. By Christopher Rush. Repeated from 9.45am

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Rush.

: News

: The Word

: News

: Outlook

: World Today









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