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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Monsignor Tony Rogers.


Unknown: Monsignor Tony Rogers.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: 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 John Forrest. God of Freedom, God of Justice
(Rhuddlan). John 8, vv31-36. Christ Is the World's True Light (Bach). Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life (Brent Smith). With the Coupland Consort. Director of music Marcus Farnsworth.


Unknown: John Forrest.
Music: Marcus Farnsworth.

: Book of the Week: Born on a Blue Day

1/5. Paul Panting reads Daniel Tammet 's story about living with savant syndrome, a rare form of Asperger's. Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Born on a Blue Day for E6.99 including p&p, send cheque payable 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


Unknown: Paul Panting
Unknown: Daniel Tammet
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 White Open Spaces 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.

: Warding Off the Germs

2/2. Winifred Robinson contrasts the spread of infectious diseases in hospitals with what's happening elsewhere in Europe. She visits Holland, where isolation facilities are available for patients suspected of having MRSA, in sad contrast to the complete lack of such resources in the NHS. Producer Sue Mitchell


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: The Brothers

New series 1/6. Mix Tape. Brothers Nigel and Michael are back - in a new office, yet with the same inability to cope with life. Nigel gets his contacts in a twist and Michael becomes a "wing-man". By Caroline and David Stafford.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: David Stafford.
Director: Marc Beeby
Nigel: Adam Godley
Michael: Raymond Coulthard
Oonagh: Pauline McLynn
Zorro: Alex Lowe
Peter: James Fleet

: You and Yours

Topical consumer issues, presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Land Lines

1/4. Looe, Cornwall. The local history puzzle has
Brett Westwood and his two landscape detectives looking at a six-mile hedge that is 1,500 years old. Plus the link between smuggling and pilchards.
Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Brett Westwood

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Lessons for the Loveless

A drama teacher struggles to save his marriage, while trying to stage an ambitious school production of The Seven Ages of Man. By Richard Cameron.
Producer/Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Richard Cameron.
Director: Pauline Harris
Rob: Robert Pickavance
Alison: Rachel Brogan
Gazza: Charlie Ryan
Ruth: Rhea Bailey
Spowage: Elliott Tittensor

: 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

: Every Move You Make

1/5. Jo tries to make sense of her builder/architect boyfriend and his legacy. The first of the week's stories by David Malouf , one of Australia's master storytellers, is read by Federay Holmes. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Producer Elizabeth Allard


Stories By: David Malouf
Read By: Federay Holmes.
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: The Making of Modern Medicine

11/30. Little Reading, Much Seeing and Much Doing
Andrew Cunningham continues to narrate his history of medicine with an exploration of the conditions around the time of the French Revolution. The readers this week are David Rintoul , Peter Capaldi , Scott Handy , Jason Watkins and Tamsin Greig. Producer Adrian Washbourne
RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD The Making of Modern Medicine (released 5 March) for E15.99 (RRP E25.00) including p&p, call [number removed]
(landline calls cost a maximum of 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed]


Unknown: Andrew Cunningham
Unknown: David Rintoul
Unknown: Peter Capaldi
Unknown: Scott Handy
Unknown: Jason Watkins
Unknown: Tamsin Greig.
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea and guests explore the place of faith in today's complex world. Producer Jennifer Daniel


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Jennifer Daniel

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

8/10. Clement Freud , Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Maria McErlane and Paul Merton are the panellists in the quick-witted quiz, which this week comes from the Assembly Hall
Theatre, Tunbridge Wells. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Maria McErlane
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Elizabeth says no to a face-lift.
For cast see page 34 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

In the arts magazine show today, singer Art Garfunkel talks to Mark Lawson about his career, including his partnership with Paul Simon. Producer Ella-Mai Robey


Singer: Art Garfunkel
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Paul Simon.
Producer: Ella-Mai Robey

: White Open Spaces

1/5. Joy's Prayer. Joy (Gillian Goodman ) has cleaned the local church for years and has always been a special favourite of the vicar. But when a new clergyman arrives, she has her doubts about him. This story by Ian Marchant is the first of five tales by a diverse group of writers in response to Trevor Phillips 's remark that "a kind of passive apartheid" could develop in rural Britain. Producers Peter Leslie Wild and Kate Chapman Director Kate Chapman Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Gillian Goodman
Story By: Ian Marchant
Unknown: Trevor Phillips
Producers: Peter Leslie Wild
Producers: Kate Chapman
Director: Kate Chapman

: Cleveland - Twenty Years On

Some 20 years ago, the Cleveland scandal made us question how widespread child sexual abuse was, the fallibility of doctors, and the power of social workers.
Now Jenny Cuffe investigates the roots of the crisis and asks if those questions are still relevant. She talks to people, some of whom have never spoken publicly before, including those children who were taken away from home and professionals who were involved in making tough decisions in the maelstrom that followed.
Producer Smita Patel


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Smita Patel

: The Learning Curve

5/8. A guide to the world of learning. Presented by Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Presented By: Libby Purves.

: Nature

5/9. Cod. It's probably the most familiar fish on the British menu, but how much is really known about the cod? Grant Sonnex meets the fish behind the finger, and finds out what is needed to conserve this threatened species. Producer David Parkinson


Unknown: Grant Sonnex
Producer: David Parkinson

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson


Presented By: Claire Bolderson

: Book at Bedtime: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

6/10. Dr Alfred Jones and Harriet Chetwode-Talbot have witnessed an attempt to assassinate the sheikh while he was fishing on his estate in Scotland. Now news of these events is filtering down to Westminster. By Paul Torday , read by Michael Sheen and abridged by Jill Waters. Producer Jill waters RT DIRECT: To order the hardback of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen for £11.50 (RRP E12.99) including p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to:[address removed], call [number removed] quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Unknown: Dr Alfred Jones
Unknown: Harriet Chetwode-Talbot
Unknown: Paul Torday
Read By: Michael Sheen
Abridged By: Jill Waters.

: A Certain Age

3/4. The Brother. Tim (Simon Russell Beale) is happily running the family art business, enjoying regular buying trips to New York and quiet moments in his beloved gallery when a letter arrives unexpectedly from his older brother in Australia, producer Dawn Ellis
RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD A Certain Age: The Male Monologues for £10,99 (RRP E15.99) including p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost a maximum of 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to- [address removed]


Producer: Dawn Ellis

: Today in Parliament

The first of the week's reports from Westminster, presented by Susan Hulme.


Presented By: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: Born on a Blue Day

1/5. Daniel Tammet 's story about his life with savant syndrome, a rare form of Asperger's. Read by Paul Panting. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Daniel Tammet
Read By: Paul Panting.

: News

: Nuclear Detectives

(2/2) Gerry
Northam talks to scientists, researchers and weapons inspectors at the front line of the battle against a growing black market in nuclear material, equipment and expertise

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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