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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Johnston McKay.


Unknown: Johnston McKay.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Sarah Swadling


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Sarah Swadling

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8 25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Vishvapani.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Reith Lectures: 1/5

New series.
This year's Reith lecturer is the economist Jeffrey D Sachs, the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Professor Sachs argues that the world faces challenges of an unprecedented scale: global warming, exponential population growth, mass migration, terrorism, extreme poverty and bad governance.
The old ways of responding to these issues no longer work in the age of globalisation. Sachs not only outlines these problems, he presents solutions. In front of an invited audience at the Royal Society, London.


Presenter: Jeffrey D Sachs
Producer: Jim Frank

: Book of the Week: Writing Russia

3/5. Inside Putin's Russia. Andrew Jack looks into the background of the man who appeared from nowhere to run Russia. Read by Anton Lesser. For further details see Easter Monday Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: InsidePutin's Russia is available from RT Direct for £9.99 including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book offers, to:[address removed] call [number removed] quoting RT or visitwww.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Read By: Anton Lesser.

: Daily Service

Led by Judy Merry. Ye Sons and Daughters of the King
(0 Filii et Filiae). John 20, vv19-29. Weepin' Mary (Spiritual, arr Wetherell). Thine Be the Glory (Maccabaeus). Director of music Stephen Jackson. Organist Richard Tanner.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Organist: Stephen Jackson.
Organist: Richard Tanner.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Stories for Another Day 3/5 The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Falklands 25: An Open Wound? .

Argentinian historian Federico Lorenz was 11 years old at the time of the Falklands/Malvinas conflict. This year he journeys to the islands that still have such a hold on tne imagination of his nation. Gathering stories and memories from ex-soldiers and families affected by the war, he searches for answers to questions such as when does d war finish and who will tell its story? Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Federico Lorenz
Producer: Mark Burman

: No Commitments .

New series 1/6. Age Difference. Charlotte seems to be developing a new career as a model. And why isnt
Victoria happier about Emily's pregnancy. Comedy drama by Simon Brett. ... Coy
Producer Simon Brett


Unknown: Simon Brett.
Producer: Simon Brett
Anna: Rosemary Leach
Victoria: Anqela Thorne
Charlotte: Felicity Montagu
Roger: Jonathan Coy
Max: Jon Glover

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Sheila McClennon.

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Document

3/3. A Date with Bevin. Mike Thomson investigates tne
British Secret Service's response to a possible assassination attempt on the then foreign secretary Ernest Bevin by a Jewish terrorist group. Producer Neil George


Unknown: Mike Thomson
Unknown: Ernest Bevin
Producer: Neil George

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at7pm

: Afternoon Play: Joseph and Joseph

Identity theft is something that happens to other people. And it looks like the person who stole Joseph's life is having a lot more fun with it then he is. By Oliver Emanuel. Producer/Director Colin Guthrie


Unknown: Oliver Emanuel.
Director: Colin Guthrie
Joseph: Shaun Dooley
Sonia: Helen Longworth
Marie: Christine Kavanagh
The Old Man: Sam Dale
Mathers: John Dougall
Christophe: Philippe Smolikowski
Hotel manager: Mark Straker
Croupier: Rachel Bavidge

: Cricket World Cup

England v Bangladesh
Commentary on today's Super Eights match from
Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Simon Mann. With summaries from Geoff Boycott , Vic Marks and Sunil Gavaskar. From the Kensington Oval, Barbaaos.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time
H ighlights of the today's play are on BBC1 at 11.25pm tonight


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Simon Mann.
Unknown: Geoff Boycott
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Gardeners' Question Time

On the 60th anniversary edition of the horticultural institution, Prince Charles meets Eric Robson in his garden at Highgrove. Also, Anne Swithinbank , John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer questions from members of Garden Organic at Ryton, near Coventry. Including at 3.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast. See choice page 122. Shortened repeat from Sunday i at 2pm


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew

: Just William Strikes Again

3/5. William's Brilliant Plan. Can William possibly save himself and the Outlaws from a fate worse than a thousand deaths? For further details see Easter Monday

: Fish Tales

3/4 The Trout. While casting a fly on a small chalk stream in the west of England, Chris Yates and expert angler Ronnie Butler , consider the mysterious ways of the wild brown trout. For further details see Easter Monday


Unknown: Chris Yates
Unknown: Ronnie Butler

: Thinking Allowed

China is set to become the world's second biggest economy by 2015 but there is a social cost for this breakneck expansion. Laurie Taylor is joined by an international panel of experts to discuss the impact on China's 200 million migrant workers. Producer Charlie Taylor


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: All in the Mind

Rptd from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Arts and How They Was Done

2/6. How Michelangelo Done the Sistine Chapel. The National Theatre of Brent recreate the Renaissance, telling the story of Michelangelo, Pope Julius and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. And Charlton Heston doesn't get a look in. producer Liz Anstee ; Director Martin Duncan


Unknown: Pope Julius
Unknown: Charlton Heston
Producer: Liz Anstee
Director: Martin Duncan
Desmond Olivier: Patrick Barlow
Dingle Raymond Box: John Ramm

: The Archers

Jennifer faces her nemesis. For cast see page 31 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts and culture programme, presented by John Wilson , with a review of Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others, which focuses on the role of the secret police in East Germany in the 1980s. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Presented By: John Wilson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Stories for Another Day

3/5. Jungle Games. A fairy tale about life on a committee. Another project that Alan Plater failed to complete. For runner details see Laster Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alan Plater
Lion: Sam Dale
Elephant: Roy North
Giraffe: Christine Kavanagh
Orang-utan: Matthew Sutton

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Claire Fox , Steven Rose , Clifford Longley and Theodore Dalrymple cross-examine witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Producer David Coomes Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Theodore Dalrymple
Producer: David Coomes

: Plus Ca Change

3/3. Nick Fraser completes his series of personal talks on France, examining what the French are afraid of, what they want to throw out and what they want to preserve. Producer John Murphy Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm


Unknown: Nick Fraser
Producer: John Murphy

: Open Source

With software packages such as Microsoft Vista costing up to £350 on the high street, increasing numbers of governments, corporations and individuals across the globe are opting for alternative software packages that can do the same things free of charge. Paul Bennun finds out how Free and Open Source software is making its impact felt across the world. Producer Mat Heywood


Unknown: Paul Bennun
Producer: Mat Heywood

: Treating Strictly Prohibited

The story of a government ban on binge-drinking in Carlisle that started in the First World War and lasted for another 55 years. Producer Mike Hally


Producer: Mike Hally

: The World Tonight until 10.15

News and analysis presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Interpretation of Murder

3/15. Coroner Hugel and Detective Littlemore are shocked when they inspect the body of the murder victim. By Jed Rubenfeld. For further details see Easter Monday


Unknown: Jed Rubenfeld.

: Tina C's State of the Union Tour

2/2. Madrid. Country music sensation Tina C (Chris Green) explores the Spanish concept of duende - the mysterious spirit Of performance. Producer/Director Claire Grove


Director: Claire Grove

: All Bar Luke

2/6. The Curry. Luke's brother is badly hurt after a fight, but his mates won't leave 'til they've gone for an Indian. Another comic glimpse into the disastrous social life of Luke Walsall, written by Tim Key. Producer SebBarwell


Written By: Tim Key.

: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Habsburgs

3/3. Misha Glenny concludes his history of the Habsburg family. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Misha Glenny
Producer: Miles Warde

: News

: Book of the Week: Writing Russia

3/5. By Andrew Jack. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Andrew Jack.

: News

: Feeding the World

food distribution methods around the world (3/3)

: On Screen

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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