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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: 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 With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Colin Morns.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morns.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the Week. Producer Victoria Wakely Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Book of the Week: Coconut Chaos

1/5. Diana Souhami interweaves her colourful personal voyage to Pitcairn Island with the dark and compelling tale of the island's history. She meets her larger-than-life travel companion and ruminates on The Bounty fateful voyage to Polynesia. Read by Eleanor Bron and abridged by Diana Souhami. Producer wrsty Williams Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Coconut Chaos is available for £1330 (RRP 14.99) incl p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to [address removed]or call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Diana Souhami
Read By: Eleanor Bron
Abridged By: Diana Souhami.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Will you Come and Follow
Me (Kelvingrove). Mark 10, W12-22, Give Alms of Thy
Goods (Tye). And Did Those Feet (Jerusalem). Organist
Jeffrey Makinson. Director of music John Kowen.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Organist: Jeffrey Makinson.
Music: John Kowen.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 A Normal Life 1/5. By Jackie Pavlenko.
The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama rpt at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.
Unknown: Jackie Pavlenko.

: Elementary Dear Listener

2/2. Kevin Bocquet tells the story of one of the first cases where the law was able to prevent the profits of crime going to the criminals after the passing of the Proceeds of Crime Act. He relates how millions of pounds made from some of the biggest drug deals in the UK were traced. Producer Steve Taylor


Unknown: Kevin Bocquet
Producer: Steve Taylor

: Baggage

4/6. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Lover. It's
Edinburgh, it's summer, and the living isn't easy. Caroline's ex-husband finds himself a new husband, Fiona 's mother finds herself lost and Ruth gets lost trying to find herself.
Our Celtic trio struggle to make sense of it a but booze and bedlam ensue. Comedy drama by Hilary Lyon ,
Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Hilary Lyon
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Caroline: Hilary Lyon
Fiona: Phyllis Logan
Ruth: Adle Allen
Simeon: Stuart McOuarrie
Roddy: Robin Cameron
The Rev Nicholas: Moray Hunter
Gladys: June Watson
Alistair: Peter Capaldi

: You and Yours ,

Consumer affairs, presented by Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: John Waite.

: TheWorldatOne

National and international news and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Counterpoint

6/13. Edward Seckerson welcomes another three music enthusiasts competing in the eclectic music quiz. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Fred Rimble

The charming story of Jim Conlon 's fervent attempt to cure his hypochondriac mother. John B Keane story, dramatised by Kerry Lee Crabbe. starring Ardal O'Hanlon.
Producer Gemma McMullan


Unknown: Jim Conlon
Unknown: John B Keane
Dramatised By: Kerry Lee Crabbe.
Unknown: Ardal O'Hanlon.
Producer: Gemma McMullan
Jim Conlon: Ardal O'Hanlon
Maggie Conlon: Doreen Keogh
Nice Nualla: Tina Kellegher
Doc: Frank Kelly
Fr Fogarty: Jim Norton
Matt: Pat Laffan
Paddy: Don Wycherley

: Money Box Live

Listeners'financial questions answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Producer Samantha Washington
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Samantha Washington

: The Time Being

1/5. Autarky. On a family holiday in Tuscany, a teenage boy views his parents with all the scorn he can muster.
Joe Dunthorne 's story is read by Matt Green and is the first in a week of original stories by new writers. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Joe Dunthorne
Read By: Matt Green
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Alvin Hall's Art World

1/5. in Britain there persists a widespread misunderstanding about how the art world really works.
Alvin Hall has collected art for 20 years. He debunks the myths of the art world as he takes a journey from the artist to the gallery, and the collector and the critic. Producer Richard Vadon


Unknown: Alvin Hall
Producer: Richard Vadon

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes meets Jains in India and in Britain and finds out how difficult it is to adhere to vegetarian principles in the UK Of the 21st century. Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: More or Less

New series 1/8. Andrew Dilnot returns with the programme that investigates numbers and their importance in everyday life. Producer Michael Biastiand


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Biastiand

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: The Unbelievable Truth

New series 1/6. David Mitchell hosts this brand new game in which panellists are encouraged to tell lias and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents. With Tony Hawks, Frankie Boyle ,
Neil Mullarkey and Marcus Brigstocke. producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Frankie Boyle
Unknown: Neil Mullarkey
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Ruth has a crisis with the cows.
For cast see page 31 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson , who visits Hoglands, home of sculptor Henry Moore for more than 50 years, which opens as a museum in June. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Henry Moore

: A Normal Life

1/5. Josh is looking forward to Diane's impending release from prison. But his foster mother, Janet, is worried that living with Diane may not be the best thing for him. A drama by Jackie Pavienko about Diane, a young mother newly released from prison and her attempts to bond with her young son.
Producer/Director Marc Beeby Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jackie Pavienko
Director: Marc Beeby
Diane: Maxine Peake
Janet: Deborah Findlay
Josh: Jordan Clarke

: Death to America: Anti-Americanism Examined

2/3. Justin Webb continues his examination of anti-
Americanism in Venezuela and other South American countries, where he discovers how leaders such as President Hugo Chavez have harnessed these feelings and used them in the political arena. Producer Bill Law


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Hugo Chavez

: Crossing Continents

6/7. India. Gay sex is a crime in India. So when the son of a maharajah came out publicly in the conservative state of Gujarat, he was shunned by his family and the local community. But Manvendra Singh Gohil is unfazed. His non-governmental organisation - committed to fighting HIV/Aids - is breaking new ground by working with the wives of men who have sex with men to protect them and their husbands from the virus. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Manvendra Singh Gohil

: Swinging for Survival

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it! And it turns out that it's the females who are doing it a lot more than we might think. Genetic markers have shown that female promiscuity is much more common than previously thought - across the whole animal kingdom from humans and birds to aquatic insects. Sue Broom explores its evolutionary role and asks if it should be valued rather than condemned, producer Fiona Roberts


Producer: Fiona Roberts

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Jackie Hardgrave.


Presented By: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: The Interpretation of Murder

11/15. In Jed Rubenfeld 's bestselling thriller, set in New York in 1909, Sigmund Freud and his American disciple Stratham Younger are treating the victim of a sadomasochistic attack. The police believe the details of her case are almost identical to the murder of a beautiful socialite, Elizabeth Riverford , and they now know the identity of the killer. Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman. Abridged by Chris Dolan. producer Bruce Young RT DIRECT: To order the paperback of The Interpretation of Murder for E7.99 incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to [address removed] or call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Jed Rubenfeld
Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Elizabeth Riverford
Read By: William Hope
Read By: Martin T Sherman.
Abridged By: Chris Dolan.
Producer: Bruce Young

: Word of Mouth

3/5. John Lloyd presents the series that takes a close look at the words we use, where they come from and how we play with them. Producer Jolyon Jenkins Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: John Lloyd
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster, reporting from the Commons and the Lords, with Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week

: Coconut Chaos
1/5. By Diana Souhami. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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