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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop George Stack.


Unknown: George Stack.

: Lent Talks

5/6. Former Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd puts himself in the shoes of Pontius Pilate. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: Pontius Pilate.

: Open Country

Rural reports from around the country.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Farming Today This Week

The issues of the week that affect the countryside, Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. producer Sarah Swadling


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Swadling

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Saturday Live

Joan Bakewell joins Fi Glover on the final weekend entertainment show of the series. Producer Paula McGiniey


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Fi Glover
Producer: Paula McGiniey

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: 1707: Take an Englishman and a Scotsman

An entertaining cross-cultural exercise in which
Graeme Garden explores the differences between the English ana Scottish senses of humour, including a look at the comic stereotypes that continue to thrive on either side of the border. In the words of Private Fraser from Dad's Army, "We're all doomed". Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Graeme Garden
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Week in Westminster

Matthew D'Ancona takes a look at the week's political events. Producer Marie Jessel


Unknown: Matthew D'Ancona
Producer: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant. is available for £ 15.99 (RRP £16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant.

: Money Box

The latest from the world of personal finance, including impartial advice. Presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: The Now Show

5/8. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a satirical stab at the week's news, with help from Mitch Benn ,
Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and guest Marcus Brigstocke. Repeated from yesterday


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

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion as an audience at Southampton Solent University canvass the opinions of a panel that includes the Environment
Secretary David Miliband and Conservative policy review Chairman Oliver Letwin. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Oliver Letwin.

: Cricket World Cup

Featuring the fifth game of the Super Eights. The commentators are Tony Cozier , Simon Mann ,
Jim Maxwell and Bryan Waddle , with expert analysis from
Viv Richards , Mike Selvey and Damien Fleming , live from the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.
Producer Peter Baxter 'approximate time Highlights of today's play are on BBC1 tonight
Digital satellite and cable TV radio listeners can access statistics and scoreboards by pressing the red button from any BBC TV channel
Followed by 10.30 Tales from the Stave if the cricket finishes by 10.30pm


Unknown: Tony Cozier
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Jim Maxwell
Unknown: Bryan Waddle
Unknown: Viv Richards
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Damien Fleming
Unknown: Sir Vivian Richards
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm; email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Dr Freud Will See You Now Mr Hitler

At the age of six Adolf Hitler suffered from recurring nightmares. The village doctor recommended a child psychiatrist in Vienna - the young Sigmund Freud. But Hitler's brutal father would not hear of it. Award-winning writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who unearthed this historic curiosity, wonder if history would have been different had these 20th-century titans met.


Writer: Laurence Marks
Writer: Maurice Gran
Producer/Director: Peter Kavanagh
Adolf Hitler: Toby Jones
Sigmund Freud: Allan Corduner
Anna Freud: Sophie Winkleman
Martha: Christine Kavanagh
Dr Bloch/Otto Rank: John Dougall
Alois/Yung: Sam Dale
Klara: Jasmine Callan
Major Beck: Mark Straker
Soldier: Anthony Glennon

: Tales from the Stave

2/4. Frances Fyfield welcomes musical experts Dr John Evans and Dr Paul Banks on a visit to Aldeburgh in Suffolk to examine the creative process behind Benjamin Britten's 1945 opera, Peter Grimes.
(Repeated from Tuesday)


Presenter: Frances Fyfield
Unknown: Dr John Evans
Unknown: Dr Paul Banks

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Highlights of the weekday programmes. Presented by Ritula Shah. Editor Jill Burridge RT DIRECT: To order the hardback book of Woman's Hour: Celebrating Sixty Years of Women's Lives for E14.99 (RRP E20.00) including p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to [address removed]


Presented By: Ritula Shah.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

A round-up of the day's news and sporting headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench.


Presented By: Nigel Wrench.

: A World in Your Ear

New series 1/9. Rosie Goldsmith presents another series of highlights from English-language radio around the world. She hears the story of a former San Diego gang member who is helping children to escape the grip of a life of crime, and learns how the Hong Kong film industry was infiltrated by triad gangs in the 1980s. Producer Emma Rippon


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Emma Rippon

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Patrick Kielty and guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Patrick Kielty
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers. producer Emma Rippon Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am


Producer: Emma Rippon

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the week's cultural highlights, including Zoe Wanamaker 's return to the National Theatre in The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: Denis Healey at 90

To mark the occasion of his 90th birthday later this year, Elinor Goodman celebrates the life and political career of Denis Healey , who retired in 1992 after 40 years as a vital figure in postwar British politics. The tribute features an interview with Healey, who recalls his time as Defence Secretary and as Chancellor of the Exchequer, as well as the turbulent 1980s when, as deputy leader, he fought to retain his own vision of the Labour Party. Producer Patrick Gregory


Unknown: Elinor Goodman
Unknown: Denis Healey
Producer: Patrick Gregory

: Classic Serial: Loving

2/2. In the absence of Mrs Tennent , the servants have enjoyed a free run of the castle. But the peace of the household is about to be disrupted when an insurance man arrives enguiring about Mrs Tennent 's missing diamond ring. Conclusion of John Banville 's dramatisation of Henry Green's fairy tale set in an Irish country house in 1941. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Mrs Tennent
Unknown: Mrs Tennent
Unknown: John Banville
Raunce: Martin Kemp
Edith: Leanne Rowe
Miss Welch: Pauline Quirke
Mrs Tennent: Joanna David
Violet: Claudia Harrison
Miss Burch: Amanda Root
Kate: Zoe Tapper
Capt Davenport: Mark Straker
Bert: Harry Eden
Albert: Johnny Brennan

: The Moral Maze

10/12. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Ian Hargreaves , Michael Portillo , Clifford Longley and Anthony Grayling cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Anthony Grayling

: Tales from the Stave

Please note: this programme will not transmit if cricket continues after 10.30pm. see 3.30pm for details

: Counterpoint

2/13. Contestants in the eclectic music quiz this week are from the South of England. Edward Seckerson is in the Chair. Repeated from Monday

: Landlocked in Krakow

Every February the city of Krakow hosts a shanties festival. But why, given that it is 800 miles from the sea? Poet
John Hegley tries to fathom out the popular appeal of sea shanties and the Polish love affair with them. Rptdfrom Sunday


Unknown: John Hegley

: Lent Talks

5/6. In a fictional memoir, former Foreign Secretary
Douglas Hurd reflects on how Pontius Pilate was forced to choose between the sacrifice of an innocent man and a mass Uprising. Repeated from 5.45pm


Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: Pontius Pilate

: News

: One Planet


: News

: BBC World Drama

The Pledge. In Friedrich
Durrenmatt's play, Inspector Matthai becomes obsessed with a horrific murder case

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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