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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

With Moira Hickey.


Unknown: Moira Hickey.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Ouinn.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
Podcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod avatable at www.bbcco.uk/radio4/today


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Carolyn Ouinn.

: India and Pakistan 07: Crossingthe Border

New series 1/3. Ferozepur. Hardeep Singh Kohli makes a personal trip across the borders of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, hearing the stories of those affected by Partition 60 years ago. He visits Ferozepur. where his father and grandfather were born, in the north-west of India, which narrowly avoided being allocated to Pakistan. Producer Richard Bannerman Repeated at 9.30pm See also India with Sanjeev Bhaskar on BBC2 at 9pm


Unknown: Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer: Richard Bannerman
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar

: 24/7

1/5. As the 9-5 work day disappears, Vera Frankl looks at the impact of the 24/7 culture on the people who keep it running, starting with the workers and customers of a 24-hour superstore in Leeds. Producers Rebecca Hodson and Vera Frankl


Unknown: Vera Frankl
Producers: Rebecca Hodson
Producers: Vera Frankl

: Daily Service

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


Unknown: Dr Bert Tosh.

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

1/5. The American Invasion of British High Society Charles Jennings's story of how, from the 1930s onwards, the British aristocracy's lack of funds caused them to look to America for support. while Americans were equally attracted by titles and castles. Read by Alan Cox and Flora Montgomery. Producer Clive Brill Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order the hardback Them and Us for EIB.00 (RRP £20.00) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to [address removed] call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RTorvisitwww.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Read By: Alan Cox
Read By: Flora Montgomery.
Producer: Clive Brill

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Little.
10.45 Indian and Pakistan 07: O&A 1/10. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Podcast: for one item from each day's programme visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen


Presented By: Jane Little.

: Test Match SpecialEngland v India

Commentary on the fourth day of the Second Test at Trent Bridge. For commentators see Saturday Producer Adam Mountford *approximate time TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm


Unknown: Trent Bridge.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: The easyJet Priests

Miriam O'Reilly reports on the high demand for Polish Catholic priests to minister to Polish migrant workers in the UK. producer John Byrne


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: John Byrne

: Hut 33

6/6. Brother Where Art Thou ? The code-breakers grapple with the complexities of religion in the last of James Cary 's comedy. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Art Thou
Unknown: James Cary
Charles: Robert Bathurst
Archie: Tom Goodman-Hill
Minka: Olivia Colman
Gordon: Fergus Craig
Mrs Best: Lill Roughley
Joshua: Alex MacOueen

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Peter White.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Round Britain Quiz

Teams from the Midlands and Scotland compete in the veteran quiz. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe. producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

: Afternoon Play: Mind Out

A whole family are undergoing self-help cognitive therapy - without admitting it to each other. But will the therapist inside their heads take over their lives? By Jonathan Myerson. producer/Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson.
Director: Clive Brill
Voice: Lucy Robinson
Father: Philip Jackson
Mother: Maggie O'Neil
Daughter: Beverly Rudd

: Inside Money

Rptd from Sat 12.04pm

: Be Prepared

1/5. The Amateur Assassin. ByConnlggulden. A gents' clothing retailer accidentally finds himself embroiled in the murder business. Read by Paul Young. Producer Kirsty Williams


Read By: Paul Young.
Producer: Kirsty Williams

: A Further Five Numbers

1/5. One. Simon Singh investigates some of the most important numbers in mathematics, starting with one. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Simon Singh
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

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


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Jennifer Daniel

: PM

News and analysis presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

3/11. Gyles Brandreth , Julian Clary , Jenny Eclair and Paul Merton are this week's guests on the panel show, which this week comes from Hastings. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated Sunday 12.04pm


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Paul Merton
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Will finds himself in the spotlight.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm on FM

: Front Row

With John Wilson , including an interview with writer Sarah Hall , whose novel The Electric
Michelangelo made the Booker Prize shortlist in 2004. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Sarah Hall
Producer: Robyn Read

: India and Pakistan 07: Q&A

1/10. 5,000 Rupees.... By Ayeesha Menon from the novel by Vikas Swarup. Ram
Mohammad Thomas is a contestant on the hit TV show Who Will Win a Billion. As he ponders the first question, his thoughts drift back to his childhood in Delhi.
Additional characters played by Ashley Cook , Ayeesha Menon , Sarah Sproull , Nadir Khan , Rohit Malkani and Satchit Puranik Music by Sacha Puttnam
Producer/Director John Dryden Repeated from 10.45pm


Novel By: Vikas Swarup.
Unknown: Mohammad Thomas
Played By: Ashley Cook
Played By: Ayeesha Menon
Played By: Sarah Sproull
Played By: Nadir Khan
Played By: Rohit Malkani
Played By: Satchit Puranik Music
Unknown: Sacha Puttnam
Director: John Dryden
Thomas: Anand Tlwari
Prem Kumar: Sohrab Ardeshir
Father Francis: Henry Goodman
Young: Thomas Caranarora
Father John: Rajit Kapur
Shantaram: Kenneth Desal
Babu: Vikrant Chaturvedl
Gudiya: Pooja Ruparel
Young Salim: Armaan Malik
Jai: Jaimini Pathak
Mrs Shantaram: Ayeesha Menon

: Document

3/3. Mike Thomson investigates allegations in the unpublished memoirs of a former colonial civil servant that the British tried to rig Nigeria's first democratic elections. Producer Isabel Eaton


Unknown: Mike Thomson
Producer: Isabel Eaton

: Crossing Continents

4/9. Bahrain. This strategically positioned island in the Persian Gulf is wrestling with social and religious divisions that often explode into riots. Bill Law investigates the causes of the tension. Repeated from Thursday

: The Secret Life of Reservoirs

3/3. From Reservoir to Tap. As she follows the journey water makes from reservoir to tap,
Hermione Cockburn asks what the future holds for the water industry in the face of rising demand and climatic uncertainty. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Hermione Cockburn
Producer: Monise Durrani

: India and Pakistan 07: Crossing theBorder

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis presented by Roger Hearing.


Presented By: Roger Hearing.

: Book at Bedtime: Winter's Bone

1/5. Daniel Woodrell 's story of the Dolly family from Missouri - a father who is in and out of prison, a mother who has lost her mind and their 16-year-old daughter who tries to keep the family together. Abridged by Jane Marshall and read by Kerry Shale . Producer Jane Marshall
RT DIRECT: To order the paperback of Winter's Bone for E7.99 incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to[address removed], call
[number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Daniel Woodrell
Abridged By: Jane Marshall
Read By: Kerry Shale
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Chris Addison's Civilisation

4/4. Comedy. How culture provides a civilisation with a sense of identity. Producer Simon Nicholls


Producer: Simon Nicholls

: Absent Friends

1/3. Children and Animals. Tony Hawks explores unseen but much-loved characters from radio and TV. Producer Angela Sherwin


Producer: Angela Sherwin

: News

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

1/5. By Charles Jennings. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Charles Jennings.

: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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