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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Kate Coleman.


Unknown: Dr Kate Coleman.

: Farming Today

With Moira Hickey. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Moira Hickey.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May
7.48 Thought for the Day With Martin Palmer.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Martin Palmer.

: Desert Island Discs

15/15. The conductor Vladimir Jurowski talks to Kirsty Young about his life, work and selection of music to take to the imaginary island. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Book of the Week: Singled Out

5/5. Ridiculed as spinsters and maiden aunts, the women bereft of men by the First World War turned into indomitable figures for whom life seemed to brim with opportunities. By Virginia Nicholson. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Virginia Nicholson.

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Ernie Rea.


Unknown: Rev Ernie Rea.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 The Crowded Street
10/10. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.

: To Sir with Love Revisited

Burt Caesar discovers the real story behind ER Braithwaite's famous account of life at a uniquely progressive school in Stepney in the early 1950s. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery


Unknown: Burt Caesar
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: Kicking the Habit

5/6. Old Spots before the Eyes. When Brother Luke suggests the Friary gets a pig, the idea of roast ham, glazed with their own honey, is rather appealing to Father Bertie. Comedy of the cloisters by Christopher Lee. Pilgrims and Friars played by Kenneth Danzlger ,
Tracy Pattin , Moira Quirk and Alan Shearman. Director Pete Atkin


Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Played By: Kenneth Danzlger
Played By: Tracy Pattin
Played By: Moira Quirk
Played By: Alan Shearman.
Director: Pete Atkin
Brother Martin: Roy Dotrice
Father Bertie: Alfred Molina
Father Michael: Martin Jarvis
Brother Luke: Darren Richardson
Mave: Rosalind Ayres

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Peter White.
Including at 12.30 Face the Facts. John Waite finds out whether children are being put up for adoption in order to meet Government targets. face the Facts is repeated on Sunday at 9pm You and Yours series editor Andrew Smith


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White.
Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

National and international news and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Colin Hancock


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Colin Hancock

: The Message

3/6. Steve Hewlett and his guests debate current media trends and how they affect modern life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Steve Hewlett
Producer: Cecile Wright

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: One-Day

International Cricket England v India
Commentary on the second one-day international at Bristol. Analysis from Sunil Gavaskar , Jack Russell and Justin Langer
For commentators see Tuesday -approximate time TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 12 midnight


Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Jack Russell
Unknown: Justin Langer

: Afternoon Play: Once a Friend

By Stephen Phelps. Two childhood friends are reunited 30 years after they were involved in a murder case. As they attempt to rebuild their friendship, one is determined to dig up the past, threatening to divide them once again. Producer/Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Stephen Phelps.
Director: Toby Swift
John: Jamie Foreman
Leo: Gerard McDermott
Young John: Joseph Tremaln
Young Leo: Steven Williams
Ellie: Ella Smith

: Ramblings

6/6. The Island of Hoy, the Orkneys. Clare Balding visits another of the UK's extremities as she journeys to the Orkneys and walks the spectacular coastal path from Rackwick to the Old Man of Hoy. Born and bred on the islands, the writer Morag McGill shares her knowledge and love of the area. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Morag McGill
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Overheard

5/5. Inappropriate Behaviour. By Dom Joly. strange man intervenes while a woman chats on her phone during a train journey. Read by Emma Currie. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Dom Joly.
Read By: Emma Currie.

: The Most Valuable Notes

in History Vincent Graff explores the lucrative world of corporate musical signatures, or "sonics" as they're sometimes called, those four-note, annoyingly unforgettable bing-bongs that may or may not constitute a tune, and meets the composers who write them. Producer Simon Hollis Spoken word choices: page 121


Unknown: Vincent Graff
Producer: Simon Hollis

: Last Word

John Wilson and guests reflect on the lives of notable people who have recently died. Producer Paula McGinley Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The Film Programme

Director of The 40 Year Old Virgin Judd Apatow talks to Andrew Collins about the release of his new film Knocked Up, which has already proven a huge hit in the USA. Marina Hands, star of a new version of Lady Chatterley, is also interviewed. Producer Stephen Hughes


Talks: Virgin Judd Apatow
Unknown: Andrew Collins
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Armando lannucci'sCharm Offensive

2/6. Armando lannucci and his special guests hold forth for another bout of blarney. Producer David Tyler Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Producer: David Tyler

: The Archers

Hayley gets Mike back in the saddle. Written by Caroline Harrington Director Kim Greengrass ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Kim Greengrass
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowllng
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Sid: Alan Devereux
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Will: Philip Molloy
Mike: Terry Molloy
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Brenda: Amy Shindler
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Bert: Eric Allan
Nic: Becky Wright
Scarlett: Julia Hills
Marion: Susan Jeffrey

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reports from the new International Slavery Museum in Liverpool. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: The Crowded Street

10/10. Muriel returns to Marshington in Yorkshire for the annual fete and is faced with a life-changing decision. By Winifred Holtby. For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Winifred Holtby.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes the topical discussion to Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, where an audience canvass the opinions of panellists including the poet Ian McMillan , Daily Mail columnist Peter Oborne and author Louise Bagshawe. Producer Elaine Lester Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Peter Oborne
Unknown: Louise Bagshawe.
Producer: Elaine Lester

: A Point of View

10/10. 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: Sound Barriers

By Sarah Daniels. What's wrong with Mel's baby? And why does she suddenly befriend her neighbours: a deaf man and a lonely widow? Producer/Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Sarah Daniels.
Director: Sally Avens
Audrey: Patricia Routledge
Ian: Steve Day
Jenny: Caroline Quentin

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Testament ofGideon Mack

5/10. Tragedy strikes the small Scottish town of Monimaskit and Gideon finds himself embroiled in a clandestine liaison. By James Robertson. For further details see Monday


Unknown: James Robertson.

: 4 at the Fringe

Comedian Frankie Boyle hosts an evening of humour and music from the Edinburgh Festival. With guests Cherry Ghost. Producer Victoria Lloyd


Unknown: Frankie Boyle
Producer: Victoria Lloyd

: News

: Book of the Week:Singled Out

5/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Assignment

: The Interview

: News

: Close Up

: News

: Outlook

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