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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Mark Wakelin.


Unknown: Mark Wakelin.

: Market Forces

3/5. Gregg Wallace visits the street market at Thetford, Norfolk. Producer Neil George


Unknown: Gregg Wallace
Producer: Neil George

: Open Country

Exploring rural life around the UK.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Farming Today This Week

Melanie Abbott reports on issues that affect the Countryside. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Melanie Abbott
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Saturday Live

Former Squeeze member Glenn Tillbrookjoins Fi Glover. Producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Glenn Tillbrookjoins
Unknown: Fi Glover.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: One-Day International Cricket

England v India
Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld and Christopher Martin-Jenkins on the seventh and final one-day international at Lord's. Analysis comes from Sunil Gavaskar , Vic Marks and Phil Tufnell.
Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate time TV highlights of the day's play are on Five at 7.15pm


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Phil Tufnell.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the joys. frustrations and adventures of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: For One Night Only

3/3. The Reunion in Central Park. Central Park, New York. on 19 September 1981, was the scene of the reunion gig for Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel who performed together for the first time in 11 years. Paul Gambaccini digs up memories of another great live gig and the album that immortalised it. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Paul Simon
Unknown: Art Garfunkel
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Talking Politics

6/10. Sheena McDonald hosts the political discussion that sharpens the focus on current events and ideas. Producer Paul Vickers


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Producer: Paul Vickers

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant. is available for E15.99 (RRP E16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant.

: Money Box

The news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Martin Bedford Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.

: Armando Lannucci's Charm Offensive

4/6. Guests join Armando Iannucci to chew over the week's news and generally muck about, but in a good way. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Armando Iannucci

: Any Questions?

Eddie Mair chairs the topical discussion in Stamford. Lincolnshire. On the panel are the former director-general of the BBC Greg Dyke. the writer Tariq Ali, Kelvin MacKenzie, and author Rachel Johnson. Repeated from yesterday


Chair: Eddie Mair
Panellist: Greg Dyke
Panellist: Tariq Ali
Panellist: Kelvin MacKenzie
Panellist: Rachel Johnson

: Any Answers?

Eddie Mair takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: The Living and the Dead

Jacques, a man with a devastating fear of heights, is contacted by an old friend to spy on his wife. Resistant at first, he finds himself slowly and fatally obsessed with her. Adrian Bean 's dramatisation of Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac 's novel, which was the basis for Hitchcock's Vertigo. Producer/Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Adrian Bean
Unknown: Pierre Boileau
Unknown: Thomas Narcejac
Director: Pauline Harris
Jacques: Michael Maloney
Madeleine: Sarah Smart
Paul: Robert Pickavance
Dr Ballard: Seamus O'Neill
Leriche: Chris Jack
Old concierge: Daryl Fishwk

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Ritula Shah. Editor Jill Burridge RT DIRECT: To order hardback of Woman's Hour: Celebrating Sixty Year of Women's Lives for E14.99 (RRP E20.00) incl p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop, [address removed]


Presented By: Ritula Shah.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News, presented by Chris Ledgard.


Presented By: Chris Ledgard.

: Tracing Your Roots

6/6. Sally Magnusson concludes her exploration into the different ways of delving into ancestral history with an emphasis on DNA analysis. Producer Anne McNaught


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Anne McNaught

: Loose Ends

Peter Curran and his guests engage in a mix of chat, comedy and music. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers.
Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: The Sounds of America, the Story of NPR

Joe Oueenan discovers how the past 35 years of American history have been reflected in news reports and documentaries broadcast on the country's National Public Radio. He introduces clips spanning the Watergate scandal, the OJ Simpson trial, September 11 and the Iraq war. Producer Neil Gardner


Unknown: Joe Oueenan
Producer: Neil Gardner

: Classic Serial: To Sir with Love

2/2. By ER Braithwaite. RickBraithwaite.a former RAF pilot from British Guiana, gets a job as a teacher in a tough school in postwar London's East End. The students are foul-mouthed and angry but he inspires them and they inspire him. Rick is falling in love with Gillian Blanchard , another new teacher at the school. Dramatised by Roy Williams.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Gillian Blanchard
Dramatised By: Roy Williams.
Rick: Kwame Kwel-Armah
Gillian: Sasha Behar
Weston: Simon Treves
Clinty: Liza Sadovy
Florian: Sam Dale
Denham: Steven Webb
Pamela: Clare Corbett
Seales: Ashley Chin
Potter: Freddy White
Babs: Leanne Rowe

: Inside the Ethics Committee

2/3. Vivienne Parry is joined by a panel of experts to tackle the ethics involved in a real-life hospital case in the medical discussion series. This week, they consider the case of Kate, a woman who has lived with anorexia since the age of 14. Now in her late 20s she has reached the point where she wants to opt for palliative care. What are the ethical issues that are raised by this illness and how does its treatment differ from other diseases? Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Vivienne Parry

: Round Britain Quiz

12/12. Tom Sutcliffe is in the chair with teams from Wales and Northern Ireland competing in the series final of the cryptic quiz show that draws on cultural knowledge and lateral thinking. With Patrick Hannan , Peter Stead ,
Polly Devlin and Brian Feeney. Rptdfrom Monday


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Peter Stead
Unknown: Polly Devlin
Unknown: Brian Feeney.

: Thinking in Rhymes

Writer and academic Peggy Reynolds examines the life of poet Patience Strong in this the centenary year of her birth. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds

: Opening Lines

4/5. The Train. A bank manager is travelling to an important meeting when he meets God on the train, who tells him he can have the answer to a single question. Roger Allam reads this thought-provoking story by Zoran Zivkovic. Producer Gemma Jenkins


Unknown: Roger Allam
Story By: Zoran Zivkovic.
Producer: Gemma Jenkins

: News

: One Planet

: News

: BBC World Drama

A Little Something Wrong about the Mouth.
David Edgar's love story told at the border between memory and fiction, trust and betrayal, East and West

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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