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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Professor Gordon Graham.


Unknown: Professor Gordon Graham.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Andrew Smith


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
Podcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: The House I Grew Up In

New series 1/4. Revisiting the childhood homes of influential Britons, beginning with historian and journalist Professor Peter Hennessy returning to Finchley, London, in the company of presenter Wendy Robbins. He discovers that the council houses in which he lived in the early 1950s are now fetching in excess of £2 million. Producer Mark Alden Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Professor Peter Hennessy
Presenter: Wendy Robbins.
Producer: Mark Alden

: 24/7

2/5. Vera Frankl looks at how the traditional 9-5 work day is disappearing in a 24/7 culture. Today she focuses on out-of-hours banking. Producers Rebecca Hodson and Vera Frankl


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

: Book of the Week: The Death of Sigmund Freud

1/5. Mark Edmundson 's book, abridged by Penny Leicester and read by Anton Lesser , describes the dramatic time for the 81-year-old psychoanalyst when he is forced to flee Vienna. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order The Death of Sigmund Freud for £17.50 (RRP E18.99) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to [address removed] call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Mark Edmundson
Abridged By: Penny Leicester
Read By: Anton Lesser
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Luke 9, vv28-36. With the Barbadian gospel choir. La Joie.


Unknown: Tony Burnham.

: Woman's Hour

With Ritula Shah.
10.45 India and Pakistan 07: O&A 6/10. The Woman'sHourdrama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm HPodcast: for one item from each day's programme visit wwwbbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen See also India with Sanjeev Bhaskar at 9pm and Calcutta Uncovered at 10pm on BBC2


Unknown: Ritula Shah.
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar

: Fixing Families

Nick Baker follows the workers of the Dundee Families Project as they undertake to help parents deal with their own problems and bring wayward children under control in areas where their behaviour has caused neighbours to seek eviction notices. Producer Brian King


Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Brian King

: Agatha Christie's Dead Man's Folly

New series 1/4. Hercule Poirot gets an urgent telephone call from his old friend, distinguished crime writer Ariadne Oliver , asking for his help. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell. Producer/Director Enyd Williams


Unknown: Hercule Poirot
Unknown: Ariadne Oliver
Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell.
Director: Enyd Williams
Poirot: John Moffatt
Ariadne: Julia McKenzie
Sir George: Michael Cochrane
Lady Stubbs: Amanda Waring
Mrs Folliat: Rosalind Knight
Miss Brewis: Liza Sadovy
Marlene: Nicola Holmes
Merdell: Trevor Cuthbertson

: 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

8/12. Teams from the south of England and Wales compete in the quiz. With Tom Sutcliffe. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Tony's Little Sister and the Paradox of Monasticism

A serious religious comedy about St Anthony - hermit, ascetic and founder of Christian monasticism - told from the viewpoint of his anary little sister. By Caroline and David Stafford. Producer
Marc Beeby


Unknown: David Stafford.
Producer: Marc Beeby
Anthony: Duncan Preston
Dious: Samantha Spiro
Sheba: Rachel Bavidge
Satan: Tim McMullan
Hilarion: Ben Crowe

: Inside Money

Repeated from Sat at 12.04pm

: Caravan Club

1/5. Not Wanted on Voyage. A young boy is given the job of looking after his erratic grandfather on a fractious family holiday in this taie of love, independence and foldaway beds. Sian Preece 's story, read by Grant O'Rourke , is the first of a week-long series marking the 100th anniversary of a British institution - the Caravan Club. Producer Eilidh McCreadie


Unknown: Sian Preece
Read By: Grant O'Rourke
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

: Worked Out

1/5. Ian McMillan visits Britain's forgotten coalfields. Once these private mines supported communities, yet now they are all but exhausted. His first destination is Madeley, Shropshire. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Tim Dee

: 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

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

Clement Freud and Paul Merton are among the panellists this week trying to avoid the pitfalls of hesitation, repetition and deviation. Hosted by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani Rptd on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani Rptd

: The Archers

Joe plays the prophet of doom.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson , including the verdict on Paul Schrader 's film The Walker. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Paul Schrader

: India and Pakistan 07: Q&A

6/10. 1,000,000 Rupees. Thomas remembers being robbed on a train back to Mumbai. It's a life experience that helps him answer a vital question in the show Who Will Win a Billion. By
Ayeesha Menon from the novel by Vikas Swarup. Additional characters played by Pushan Kripalani ,
Armaan Malik , Nadir Khan
Music by Sacha Puttnam ; Producer/Director John Dryden


Novel By: Vikas Swarup.
Played By: Pushan Kripalani
Played By: Armaan Malik
Played By: Nadir Khan
Music By: Sacha Puttnam
Director: John Dryden
Thomas: Anand Tiwari
Prem: Sohrab Ardeshlr
Meenakshi: Ratnaball Bhattacharjee
Akshay: Trikash Karkera
Dacoit: Rajit Kapur
Young Thomas: Caran Arora
Neelima Kumari: Radhika Mltal
Shankar: Rohit Malkani
Swapna Devi: Devika Shahani-Punjabi
Darshan: Jamini Pathak
Nita: Radhika Apte
Neeraj: Jalminl Pathak
Utpal: Kenneth Desal
TV producer: Jayant Kripalani
Vikas: Rohit Malkani

: India and Pakistan 07: Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the main architect of the 1947 Partition, creating a separate
Muslim country of Pakistan. Sarfraz Manzoor finds out more about the man and his legacy. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Crossing Continents

Repeated from Thursday

: Peas in a Pod

1/2. Sue Broom explores the science and the business of cloning individual animals, whether it is a pet or an animal cloned to save its species from extinction. Producer Fiona Roberts


Producer: Fiona Roberts

: The House I Grew Up in

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Ascent

1/10. Jed Mercurio 's epic novel of exploration and endurance begins in Korea in 1952, following the career of a young jet pilot with dreams of glory. Abridged by Lisa Osborne and read by Ben Daniels. Producer Lisa Osborne
RT DIRECT: To order Ascent for £11.50 (RRP E12.99) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to RT Direct. [address removed] call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Jed Mercurio
Abridged By: Lisa Osborne
Read By: Ben Daniels.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Word of Mouth

New series 1/6. Michael Rosen looks at teenspeak with a father and son team who've compiled a dictionary on the subject at the Dartington Ways with Words festival.
Producer Mark Smalley Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Absent Friends

2/3. In a World of Their Own. Tony Hawks introduces another batch of much-loved absentee characters. Producer Angela Sherwin


Producer: Angela Sherwin

: News

: Book of the Week: TheDeath of Sigmund Freud

Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Coming Out


: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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