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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Andrew Smith


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Carolyn Ouinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Carolyn Ouinn.
Unknown: Rachel Hooper
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: John Bell.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: The Reunion

2/5. Sue MacGregor goes back to 1985 and the start of one of the country's most popular TV soaps, EastEnders.
She reunites some original cast members, writers and producers, including Anna Wing (who played matriarch Lou Beale); Wendy Richard (Pauline Fowler); Leslie Grantham (aka Dirty Den); scriptwriter Bill Lyons and casting director Jonathan MacKleish. See Choice on page 122.
Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Speaker: Anna Wing
Speaker: Wendy Richard
Speaker: Leslie Grantham
Speaker: Bill Lyons
Speaker: Jonathan MacKleish.

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Book of the Week: Leni: the Life andWork of Leni Riefenstahl

5/5. Leni Meets the Nuba. Leni bounces back as an ace photographer of African tribesmen that "Come to me in my dreams, not as human beings, but as strange impalpable creatures fashioned by artists . The final instalment of Steven Bach 's book about the life of the controversial film director, read by Kenneth Branagn. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Steven Bach
Read By: Kenneth Branagn.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly.
10.45 The Sixth Column Has Better Legs 5/5. By Sam Boardman-Jacobs . The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Unknown: Sam Boardman-Jacobs

: Energy Swap

2/3. Two families, one from the heart of gas-guzzling
Texas and the other from rural Cheshire, swap the lives for one week to experience the society and communities that shape their carbon footprint. Now the US is much more engaged in discussion of energy innovation, but how far, and will it be in time? producer ciairesutton

: Falco: the Iron Hand of Mars

3/6. Falco has arrived in Germany and discovered that
Gracilis, the Fourteenth Legion's legate, has gone missing.
It looks as though he might be involved in some corrupt business with the local potters. Falco's inquiries ; get him into trouble with a centurion, and Xanthus the barber reveals an unexpected talent. Dramatised by Mary Cutler from the novels by Lindsey Davis.
Producer/Director Peter Leslie Wild


Dramatised By: Mary Cutler
Unknown: Lindsey Davis.
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Falco: Anton Lesser
Helena: Anna Madeley
Xanthus: David Holt
Justinus: Oliver J Hembrough
Centurion: Jez Thomas
Priscilla: Rachel Atkins
Julia: Carolyn Backhouse
Augustinilla: Sophie Samuda
Potter: James Durham

: You and Yours

Consumer and public interest reports, presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson , series editor Andrew Smith


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

National and international news and analysis, presented by Brian Hanrahan.


Presented By: Brian Hanrahan.

: The Message

in lively
3/6. Steve Hewlett and his guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect daily life. Producer Cecile Wright Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Steve Hewlett
Producer: Cecile Wright

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm only

: Cricket-World Cup

Australia v New Zealand
Jim Maxwell , Bryan Waddle and Arlo White introduce commentary on the 23rd and penultimate game of the Super Eights at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada.
Analysis comes from Damien Fleming and Ian Smith.
Producer Peter Baxter -approximate time Highlights of today's play are on BBC1 tonight


Unknown: Jim Maxwell
Unknown: Bryan Waddle
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Damien Fleming
Unknown: Ian Smith.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Afternoon Play: 12 Shares

Kate is just beginning to relish being herse for the first time in her life. Each week she checks in with a support group to tell them how things are going for a recovering alcoholic. A darkly comic drama, by Dennis Kelly , told over the course of 12 consecutive sessions. Other parts played by Gerard McDermott , Colleen Prendergast,Susan Jameson and Harry Myers Music by Nina Perry ; Producer/Director Pam Marshall


Unknown: Dennis Kelly
Played By: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: Susan Jameson
Music By: Nina Perry
Director: Pam Marshall
Kate: Sophie Stanton
Ryan: Heshlma Thompson

: Ramblings

7/7. Iconic Walks: The Cotswold Way. Clare Balding walks a section of the Cotswold Way, soon to become the country's newest National Trail, starting at Coaley Peak and continuing through woodland and along escarpments. She ends her journey in the village of Dursley, where she samples a pint of local beer in one Of Gloucestershire's oldest pubs. Producer Bethan Bell


Producer: Bethan Bell

: The Spirit of the Tiger

Sankha Guha travels to the heart of the Indian jungle to track Hinduism's and India's greatest and most revered animal - the tiger. Using the extraordinary and haunting sounds of the jungle's wildlife to guide him, he encounters an ancient tribe, who it is said "walked with the tigers" and uncovers the shocking truth of how close the tiger is to extinction. Producer Mark O'Brien


Unknown: Sankha Guha
Producer: Mark O'Brien

: Last Word

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


Unknown: Matthew Bannister

: The Film Programme

Terence Davies, the director of Distant Voices, Still Lives, talks to presenter Francine Stock. Plus the usual mix of reviews and gossip from the world of cinema.


Guest: Terence Davies
Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Carrie Gracie. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Carrie Gracie.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

8/8. A selection of comedy sketches with Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis , Mitch Benn , Laura Shavin , Jon Holmes and Marcus Brigstocke. Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


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

: The Archers

Adam faces an uncertain future. For cast see page 31 Written by Nawal Gadalla Director Julie Beckett ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn

: Front Row

Arts magazine, with Kirsty Lang. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: The Sixth Column Has Better Legs

5/5. By Sam Boardman-Jacobs . The theatre is open and the revue is a success, but Franco's troops are on the verge of taking Madrid and the prospects for Jorge and Gloria look very gloomy indeed. For cast and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Sam Boardman-Jacobs

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion in Leeds as an audience puts questions about topical issues to a panel that includes International Development Secretary Hilary Benn; Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Sarah Teather; and skills envoy Sir Digby Jones. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Hilary Benn
Unknown: Sarah Teather
Unknown: Sir Digby Jones.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Historian Lisa Jardine offers her reflections on a topical issue. Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: You Need Changing

Drama documentary by Jackie Pavlenko , set in the mother-and-baby unit of a prison. A woman faces a dilemma when told her child must leave the jail once he reaches six months of age. Next week's Woman's Hour drama continues the story. Producer/Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: Jackie Pavlenko
Director: Marc Beeby
Diane: Lyndsey Marshal
Marion: Jo McInnes
Lou: Carolyn Pickles
Miss Walker: Lynne Verrall
Carol: Ella Smith
Jerry: Ayesha Antoine
Alicia: Sophie Roberts
Chloe: Sophie Roberts

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Jane Little.


Presented By: Jane Little.

: Book at Bedtime: The Interpretation of Murder

10/15. Young is falling in love with his patient - as Detective Littlemore follows a trail to the Manhattan Bridge. By Jed Rubenfeld. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Manhattan Bridge.
Unknown: Jed Rubenfeld.

: Look Away Now

Repeated from yesterday at 6.30pm

: Today in Parliament

A round-up of events in Westminster, introduced by MarkD'Arcy. Editor PeterKnowles

: News

: Book of the Week: Leni: the Life andWork of Leni Riefenstahl

5/5. By Steven Bach. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Steven Bach.

: News

: Assignment

: The interview

: News

: Global Perspective


: Close Up

Mumbai's bhangra new wave (3/3)

: News

: Outlook

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