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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Kate Coleman.


Unknown: Dr Kate Coleman.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Presented by Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
Presented by the Chief Rabbi, Sir Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Presented By: Robert Orchard
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Sir Jonathan Sacks.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Raymond Tallis , professor of geriatric medicine at the University of Manchester talks to Kirsty Young about his life and his Choice of music. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Raymond Tallis
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Act of Worship

Led by Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Leslie Griffiths.

: Book of the Week: Clever Girl: a Sentimental Education

5/5. Sausages for Tea. In the final part ofamerry memoir, having come down from Cambridge, Brian Thompson marries his sensible girlfriend. Read by David Troughton. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Brian Thompson
Read By: David Troughton.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 Celluloild Extras 5/5. Aunt Emma's Story By Rhiannon Tise. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.
Story By: Rhiannon Tise.

: Bricks and Mortals

4/4. No 1 Cross Street, Helston, Cornwall. A Cornish townhouse whose residents tell of 19th-century drunken revelry, paganism-meets-the-motor-car and stories that link Captain Cook with the Coleridge family. Producer Paul Dodgson


Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Jack Rosenthal's Last Act

4/4. Conclusion of the playwright's autobiographical drama, touchina on his exDeriences in Hollywood.
Producer Bruce Hyman ; Directors Maureen Lipman and Dirk Maggs (H) RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD Jack Rosenthal 's Last Act (released on 7 May) for E8.99 (RRP E12.99) inc pSp, call [number removed] (landline calls cosi a maximum of 8p per min). send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed] or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter the code [number removed] at the checkout


Producer: Bruce Hyman
Directors: Maureen Lipman
Directors: Dirk Maggs
Unknown: Jack Rosenthal
Jack Rosenthal: Stephen Mangan
Herself: Maureen Lipman
Barbra Streisand: Jessica Martin
Reptile specialist: Rupert Deqas
Angie: Rebecca Front
Amy Rosenthal: Antouk Hyman
Intercom voice: Toby Longworth
Himself: Adam Rosenthal
Herself: Amy Rosenthal
Zelma: Amy Rosenthal
Head of drama: Kerry Shale
Beth Swofford: Amy Shnder
Trucker: Colin Shindler
Adam Rosenthal: Ceallach Spellman

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson , series editor Andrew smith


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Feedback

Roger Bolton digs into the mailbag for BBC Radio listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and praise. Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Cricket World Cup

If all has gone well in the group stage, England will be playing their first Super Eight game against Pakistan at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. Commentators include Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Arlo White , with expert input from Vic Marks , Colin Croft and Ramiz Raja.
Producer Peter Baxter 'approximate time
Highlights of today's play are on BBC1 tonight


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Colin Croft
Unknown: Ramiz Raja.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Afternoon Play: Envy

One day on the beach Clare impulsively steals the handbag of a glamorous executive and sets about stealing her dream life. But there's a fine line between a dream and a nightmare. A dark social comedy by award-winning playwright Anita Sullivan. Producer Karen Rose ; Director Anita Sullivan


Unknown: Anita Sullivan.
Producer: Karen Rose
Director: Anita Sullivan
Clare: Claire Rushbrook
Matt: Paul Ritter
Lance: Shaun Dooley
Midge: Jo McLnnes
Carolyn: Nina Wadia
Paula: Carolyn Backhouse
Chris: Paul Panting
Dex: Paul Panting
Mother: Serena Costello

: Ramblings

5/7. The Pennine Way. Clare Balding is in the dramatic landscape of Upper Teesdale to walk the section of the Pennine Way between two spectacular waterfalls, Cauldron Snout and High Force. The dark cliffs of the Great Whin Sill border onto heather moorland, wide open pastures and river meadows rich in arctic alpine flora, with clusters of rare juniper trees scattered among the whitewashed Cottages and farms. Producer SandraSykes

: More from the Magic Roundabout

5/5. Emma Thompson reads the last in a selection of her father's witty Magic Roundabout tales. Zebedee's moustache goes missing, and Dougal and his friends find themselves campaigning for the rights of the butterfly. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Emma Thompson
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton.

: Terminates Here

5/5. Endings. Following the train journey covered by Auden's Night Mail. Dawn at Glasgow station; the city wakes and catches the train. Lemn Sissay wonders whether he will be inspired to finish his poem. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Lemn Sissay

: Last Word

The programme that celebrates the lives of the recently deceased. Presented by Matthew Bannister. Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Presented By: Matthew Bannister.

: The Film Programme

Francine Stock with the week's cinema news and interviews. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Thomas Morris

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

5/8. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical stab at the week's news, with help from Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and guest Marcus Brigstocke. Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

The waiting's over for Nigel and Lizzie. For cast see page 30 Written by Joanna Toye Director Kate Oates ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Joanna Toye
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reports from New York on major theatre openings, including Vanessa Redgrave in The Year of Magical Thinking, and new shows from the creators of Les Misérables and Cabaret. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave

: Celluloid Extras

5/5. Aunt Emma's Story. Aunt Emma was temporarily drafted in to help bring up her sister's three children, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis. An invitation to Roberta's wedding reminds Aunt Emma of her past. With Maggie Steed as Aunt Emma. For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45pm


Unknown: Maggie Steed
Unknown: Aunt Emma.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Southampton Solent University puts questions to a panel that includes the Environment Secretary David Miliband and the Conservatives' policy review chairman Oliver Letwin. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Oliver Letwin.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

9/10. Clive James offers his reflections on a topical issue. Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: Martha's Metamorphosis

Martha used to live for dancing but now she stays at home, grieving for the body she once had. Irrevocably changed by a devastating illness, Martha is like a cat without whiskers, forever bumping into things, in shock about her new contours. She's waiting to hear whether her Primary Care Trust will agree to funding for her treatment. While she waits, she relives the catalogue of medical mistakes that have changed her life. By Frances Byrnes. Producer/Director Kate McAII


Unknown: Frances Byrnes.
Director: Kate McAii
Martha: Sarah Smart
Mother: Stephanie Cole
Driver: Morgan Hopkin
George: Jamie Ballard
German doctor: Britta Gartner
Friend: Sara McGaughey
Junior doctor: Richard Nicolls

: The World Tonight

Global news round-up, presented by Jackie Hardgrave.


Presented By: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name

5/5. Out in Lapland's wilderness Clarissa confronts her past. Teresa Gallagher reads the final instalment of Vendela Vida 's novel, abridged by Kath Davies. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Teresa Gallagher
Unknown: Vendela Vida
Abridged By: Kath Davies.

: A Good Read

8/8. Arts presenter Tim Marlow and cultural historian Marina Warner join Sue MacGregor to discuss three of their favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm


Presenter: Tim Marlow

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: Clever Girl: a Sentimental Education

5/5. By Brian Thompson. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Brian Thompson.

: The Interview

: News

: Close Up

: News

: Outlook

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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