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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Clare Philips


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Clare Philips

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his 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 the Parish Church of St Andrew and St George. Edinburgh, with the Rev Roderick Campbell and the church choir directed by Brigitte Harris. Organist Michael Harris.


Unknown: Roderick Campbell
Organist: Brigitte Harris.
Organist: Michael Harris.

: Book of the Week: Teenage: the Creation of Youth 1875-1945

1/5. Jon Savage 's survey of that limbo period between child and adulthood. Nearly a hundred years ago the young railed against their elders who sent them to war; while drugs and juvenile delinquency caused moral outrage and public censure on the home front. Read by Ben Crowe. Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order the hardback Teenage: the Creation of Youth 1875-1945 for E18.00 (RRP £20.00) 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: Jon Savage
Read By: Ben Crowe.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Little.
10.45 Life Class The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Little.

: Endangered Sounds

The melodramatic clang of the old-style police car bell, the tranquil tick of a grandfather clock; the warm purr of the old dialling tone - all formerly familiar, all under threat of extinction or already consigned to the sound-file marked "nostalgia". Simon Fanshawe examines the idea of a changing soundscape and asks whether we care about the passing of evocative sounds, and which sounds will immortalise the 21st century. Producer Nick Baker


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Producer: Nick Baker

: Hut 33

New series 1/6. Sitcom set in Bletchley Park in 1941, focusing on three code-breakers forced to share a draughty wooden hut as they try to break German ciphers. Unfortunately they hate one another. Written by James Cary.
Producer Adam Bromley


Written By: James Cary.
Producer: Adam Bromley
Charles: Robert Bathurst
Archie: Tom Goodman-Hill
Minka: Olivia Colman
Gordon: Fergus Craig
Mrs Best: Lill Roughley
Joshua: Alex MacQueen

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Round Britain Quiz

2/12. Teams from Wales and the south of England compete in the cryptic quiz show that draws on cultural knowledge and lateral thinking. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

It's D-Day on the cricket pitch.
For cast see Friday Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Female Husband

By Sheila Hannon. The true story of Mary Hamilton , who in the mid-18th century, disguised herself as a man and married a woman. When she was uncovered, she was sentenced to be flogged, and one version of her story became widely known through the writings of Henry Fielding.
Music Kate McNaband Kit Morgan; Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Sheila Hannon.
Unknown: Mary Hamilton
Producer: Sara Davies
Mary Hamilton: Sandi Toksvkj
Henry Fielding: Adam Kotz
Mary Price: Devon Black
John Masters: Alan Moore
Henry Gould: John Telfer
Hannah Iredell: Alison Reid

: Money Box Live

Listeners' financial 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

: Bottled Air

1/5. The Hard Sell. Florerte enters a poetry competition but the author remains dubious of her chances at success. Ian Macpherson reads the first short story in his collection describing his fictitious life with a woman named Florette. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Ian MacPherson
Producer: David Jackson Young

: The Making of Music

16/30. Bach's St Matthew Passion.
James Naughtie discusses Bach's St Matthew Passion, in which the composer turned a love song, inherited from his Lutheran predecessors, into a recurring choral theme that had a huge effect on the history of music. producers Rosie Boulton , Sara Conkey and Lucy Lunt
RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD The Making of Music Vol (released 16 July) for E17.99 (RRP E25.00) inci pSp, 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
Producers: Rosie Boulton
Producers: Sara Conkey
Producers: Lucy Lunt

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

2/13. Ernie Rea and guests explore the place of faith in today's complex world. Producer Jennifer Daniel


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Jennifer Daniel

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

4/6. Rob Brydon joins regulars Barry Cryer ,
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Hosted by Humphrey Lyttelton with Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Rob Brydon
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Ambridge receives its newest resident. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with the verdict on Shrek the Third. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Life Class

6/10. Penny Leicester's adaptation of Pat Barker 's story. Paul's artistic ambitions are soon forgotten as he struggles to survive the daily horrors of the hospital. Narrated by Sian Thomas.
Producer Di Speirs Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Pat Barker
Unknown: Sian Thomas.
Producer: Di Speirs
Paul: Jamie Parker
Elinor: Carey Mulligan
Kit: Bertie Carvel
Richard: Ashley Cook
Sister: Teresa Gallagher

: Comrades

The events of 1956. when Khruschev brutalised the Hungarian people, shattering the dreams of brotherhood for the British Communist Party. Ivor Gaber. the son of one those loyal but disillusioned members, talks to contemporaries Denis Healey and Arnold Wesker about the appeal of Communism in the 1930s and its collapse. Producers Fiona Ledger and Ivor Gaber


Unknown: Ivor Gaber.
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Arnold Wesker
Producers: Fiona Ledger
Producers: Ivor Gaber

: The Learning Curve

8/9. A guide to the world of learning. Presented by Liz Barclay. Producer Fiona Hill Rptd on Sunday at 11pm


Presented By: Liz Barclay.
Producer: Fiona Hill

: Nature

9/9. A Country Fit for Cranes. Michael Scott visits Lakenheath Fen to learn about the cranes that were spotted breeding there in May 2007 - the first time in 400 years. He speaks to the RSPBand discovers why this recent development could influence the future of wetland conservation. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Michael Scott
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Seeds of Greatness

6/10. Dave has been commissioned to write the authorised biography of his friend Jack Harris , but instead he's writing what really happened. Read by Stephen Mangan , abridged by Fiona McAlpine. Producer Clive Brill
RT DIRECT: To order the paperback Seeds of Greatness 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: Jack Harris
Read By: Stephen Mangan
Abridged By: Fiona McAlpine.
Producer: Clive Brill

: Quote.... Unquote

5/6. With Frances Fyfield , Naomi Gryn , George Layton and Brian Sewell. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Frances Fyfield
Unknown: Naomi Gryn
Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: Brian Sewell.

: Today in Parliament

With Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: Teenage:the Creation of Youth 1875-1945

1/5. By Jon Savage. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Jon Savage.

: News

: Winning the Peace

how peace was won after the Second World War (3/4)

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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