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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Mark Coffey.


Unknown: Mark Coffey.

: Farming Today

Presented by Moira Hickey.


Presented By: Moira Hickey.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the next seven days.
Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Elaine Lester Shortened

: Daily Service

From St Martin's Church, Belfast, led by the Rev Dr Bert Tosh.


Unknown: Dr Bert Tosh.

: Book of the Week: Paper Houses

1/5. Michele Roberts reads extracts from her memoir of her adventures in love, life and literature across three decades. In 1970, Roberts is about to begin work as a librarian at the British Museum in London. Abridged by Alison Joseph. Producer Kirsteen Cameron Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Paper Houses (published 7 July) for £15.50 (RRP E16.99) incl pSp, 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 orvisit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Abridged By: Alison Joseph.
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Little.
10.45 The Family Man
1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Little.

: PM Test Match Special

Commentary from Old Trafford on the fifth and final day's play in the Third Test. Producer Peter Baxter
For commentators see Saturday 'approximate time
TV highlights are on Five at 7.15pm tonight


Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Cabbies from Prague

2/2. Anna Horsburgh-Porter follows the fortunes of migrant minicab drivers from Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic as they cope with the British public - from Dartford on a Saturday night to an Asda car park in Durham. Producer Anna Horsburgh-Porter


Unknown: Anna Horsburgh-Porter
Producer: Anna Horsburgh-Porter

: Clement Doesn't Live HereAnymore

5/6. Asbo-lutely Fabulous. When Andrew takes Georgia away for a weekend, Clement is shocked to discover that he may be the father of two teenagers. By Marc Haynes and Chris Heath. Producer Chris Neil


Unknown: Marc Haynes
Unknown: Chris Heath.
Producer: Chris Neil
Clement: Richard Ridings
Andrew: Steve Furst
Georgia: Amanda Abblnqton
Luke/Brian: Dave Skinner
Leanne/Sue: Mel Hudson

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis, with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Counterpoint

13/13. The 2007 grand final from the BBC's Maida Vale studios in London, chaired by Edward Seckerson. Who will lift the trophy as this year's musical mastermind? Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Smoke and Mirrors

Geoffrey Durham (aka the Great Soprendo) stars as "the Great Kalanag", Adolf Hitler 's favourite conjuror, in a black comedy based on real events by Paul B Davies. Set in 1950s America, the magician, now touring as a successful stage illusionist, is confronted by his dubious past in Nazi Germany. Has he used the skills of a magician, in particular the techniques of misdirection, to direct attention of onlookers, and to create an illusion of his entire career? Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Geoffrey Durham
Unknown: Adolf Hitler
Unknown: Paul B Davies.
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins
The Great Kalanag: Geoffrey Durham

: Money Box Live

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


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Lesley McAlpine

: Back Chat

- 1/5. Jack's Back. William Boyd 's story about a man who puts his back out while lugging a case of wine begins a week of tales that explore the traumatic and occasionally comic world of back pain. Readers are Christine Kavanagh and Sam Dale. Producer Duncan Minshull Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Christine Kavanagh
Unknown: Sam Dale.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: The Making of Music

6/30. The Reformation. Luther changed religion and religious music, harnessing secular songs for sacred purpose and introducing congregational singing. James Naughtie continues his series charting the relationship between history and classical music. Reader Benedict Cumberbatch. Producers Rosie Boulton , Sara Conkey and Lucy Lunt RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD The Making of Music: Vol (released 16 July) for £17.99 (RRP £25.00) plus free p&p. call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout


Unknown: James Naughtie
Reader: Benedict Cumberbatch.
Producers: Rosie Boulton
Producers: Sara Conkey
Producers: Lucy Lunt

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: More or Less

8/8. Andrew Dilnot explores the influence of numbers on daily life. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

2/6. Another half-hour of quality desk-based entertainment comes once more from the London Coliseum, where Stephen Fry joins Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Brian reassesses his priorities. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson interviews the new children's laureate, appointed today. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The Family Man

1/5. Isobel is a 15-year-old who discovers a stranger in her high-flying MP father's London flat during a surprise visit, By Mike Bartlett.
Producer/Director Claire Grove Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Mike Bartlett.
Isobel: Jade Williams
Graham: Nicholas Farrell
Dan: Henry Pettigrew
Hannah: Liza Sadovy
Mia: Rachel Bavidqe
Mia: Rachel Bavidge
Alexander: Anthony Glennon
Rox: Jasmine Callan
Prime Minister: Simon Treves

: The Brixmis Story

They were unsung heroes of the Cold War. Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of the Brixmis intelligence officers who effectively acted as spies in uniform. They were responsible for the theft of Soviet military hardware and known for going through East German rubbish dumps in search of Classified information. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning. Producer Louise Corley Repeated on Sun at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Louise Corley

: Nature

7/9. Spring Questions. In the final week of the BBC's Springwatch, Brett Westwood answers your questions in this live programme. To put your questions EMAIL: [email address removed] Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Presenter: Brett Westwood
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Travels with My Aunt

6/10. Aunt Augusta leaves England and entrusts Henry with the keys to her flat. Readersare Robert Glenister and Anna Massey. By Graham Greene. Producer/Director Clive Brill
RT DIRECT: To order Travels with My Aunt for E7.99 incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed], call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Readersare Robert
Unknown: Anna Massey.
Unknown: Graham Greene.
Director: Clive Brill

: Quote.... Unquote

3/6. With Eleanor Bron , Stella Duffy ,
Alistair Beaton and Christopher Matthew. Rptd from wed


Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Stella Duffy
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Unknown: Christopher Matthew.

: Today in Parliament

With Alicia McCarthy.


Unknown: Alicia McCarthy.

: News

: Book of the Week: PaperHouses

Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Winning the Peace


: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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