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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Andrew Smith


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: Desert Island Discs

Nicola Horlick , famously dubbed the City's "superwoman", talks to Kirsty Young about her book Can You Have It All? The answer, according to her, is "no".
Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Nicola Horlick
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

5/5. After such an influx of US heiresses into the British aristocracy, it was perhaps inevitable that the next logical step was the steady arrival of the American hostess - including the irrepressible Tallulah Bankhead. Written by Charles Jennings. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Tallulah Bankhead.
Written By: Charles Jennings.

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Little.
10.45 India and Pakistan 07: O&A 5/10. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Little.

: India and Pakistan 07: Cities Divided

1/2. Some cities in India and Pakistan are experiencing an economic boom; others have been left behind. Navdip Dhariwal tells the story of the gulf between the rich and poor, literate and illiterate, and explores the continued economic effects of Partition on cities in India and Pakistan 60 years on. Producer Neil George See also Ganges on BBC2 at 9pm


Unknown: Navdip Dhariwal
Producer: Neil George

: Kicking the Habit

2/6. Long Distance Friar. Father Athanasias is tweaking his bath chair for greater speed. Brother Luke is in training to run faster for the marathon but when the Anglicans suggest a rival entrant. the race is really on. Christopher Lee 's comedy.
Director Pete Atkin


Unknown: Brother Luke
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Director: Pete Atkin
Brother Martin: Roy Dotrice
Father Bertie: Alfred Molina
Father Michael: Martin Jarvls
Brother Luke: Darren Richardson
Mave: Rosalind Ayres
Brother Francis: Alan Shearman
Father Lawrence: Kenneth Danziger

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite. Including at 12.30 Face the Facts.
John Waite looks at the lot of those who have downsized for an easier life on a mobile-home park - only to find they are in the power of the park-Site owner. Producer Melanie Abbott You and Yours series editor Andrew Smith
Face the Facts is repeated on Sunday at 9pm


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.
Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Melanie Abbott
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented bv Shaun Lev. Editor Colin Hancock


Unknown: Shaun Lev.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: Feedback

Listeners' views on BBC radio programmes, presented by Roger Bolton. producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT; Phone [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per min); email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Odd

By Robert Shearman. A writer finds his life turned upside down when every word in the English language seems to have changed and the only person who understands him is his secretary. Little does he know she made a wish that the object of her affection would somehow need her.
Producer Martin Jarvis ; Director Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: Robert Shearman.
Producer: Martin Jarvis
Director: Rosalind Ayres
Michael: Michael Simkins
Heather: Finty Williams
Priscilla: Serena Evans
Policeman: Jon Glover

: Ramblings

3/6. Glen Affric, the Highlands. Clare Balding explores one of the last remaining strongholds of the Caledonian Forest in Glen Affric. She is guided by Sandra Reid of the Forestry Commission and Alan Watson Featherstone, the founder of Trees for Life, which is dedicated to the planting or natural regeneration of native trees.


Presenter: Clare Balding
Guest: Sandra Reid
Guest: Alan Watson Featherstone
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Be Prepared

5/5. Vanishing Point. By Luke Sutherland.
A very small man intervenes in a scene not a million miles away from a nursery rhyme and helps a young lady in distress. The final story marking the centenary of the scouting movement, inspired by its famous motto. Read by Sandy Grierson. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Luke Sutherland.
Read By: Sandy Grierson.

: A Further Five Numbers

5/5. Simon Singh concludes with 1,729, a number with several unique properties.
Mathematicians believe that the discovery of similar numbers could hold the key to ensuring safe financial transactions over the internet. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Simon Singh

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister celebrates the lives of famous and less well-known people who have recently died.
Producer Sarah Jane Hall Rptd on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister

: The Film Programme

Presenter Francine Stock explores the art and craft of the production designer.


Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

7/8. A veritable cornucopia of stand-up, sketches and music as Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look at the week's news. With the aid of 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

Mike tries to get back in the game.
Written by Adrian Flynn
Director Julie Beckett ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Written By: Adrian Flynn
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Kenton: Richard Atlee
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Alice: Hollle Chapman
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Will: Philip Molloy
Mike: Terry Molloy
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Caroline: Sara Coward
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Alan: John Telfer

: Front Row

With John Wilson. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: India and Pakistan 07: Q&A

5/10. 500,000 Rupees. The next question on the TV show Who Will Win A Billion, is from the world of cricket. Fortunately, a chance encounter with his best friend Salim provides Thomas with the answer. By Ayeesha Menon.
For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion from Taunton in Somerset, where an audience canvass the opinions of leading figures, including crime writer Minette Walters. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Minette Walters.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

7/10. Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: Life after Scandal

By Robin Soans. A dramatic expose of the private stories behind public scandal, using verbatim accounts of those involved.
Pianist Neil Brand
Producer Marilyn Imrie ; Director Hilary Norrish


Unknown: Robin Soans.
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Hilary Norrish
Melissa/Christine Hamilton/Margaret Cook: Helen McCrory
Duncan Roy/Charles Ingram/David Leigh: Ron Cook
Edwina Currie/Diana Ingram: Sian Thomas
Jonathan Aitken: Corin Redqrave
Lord Charles Brockett/Craig Murray: Adrian Scarborough
Lord Edward Montagu: Karl Johnson
Neil Hamilton/Paparazzo/James Herring: Jason Watkins

: The World Tonight

With Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Winter's Bone

5/5. Appalled by her treatment at the hands of the Milton women, Ree's uncle offers to help, but he makes her promise not to tell him the identity of the man who killed his brother if she finds out. By Daniel Woodrell. For details see Monday


Unknown: Daniel Woodrell.

: A Good Read

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Streetwise: the Opera

1/2. Following homeless and ex-homeless people from Newcastle and Gateshead as they sing their first notes Of opera. Producer Hannah Andrassy


Producer: Hannah Andrassy

: News

: Book of the Week: Them and Us

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


Unknown: Charles Jennings.

: News

: Assignment

: The Interview

: News

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