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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

"ith the Rt Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Sarah Falkingham


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Sarah Falkingham

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.
Podcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod at [web address removed]
A day in the life of BBC Radios 1,2,3 & 4: p33


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: Start the Week

New series Andrew Marr and guests
Max Hastings , John Simpson , Karen Armstrong and Joost Hiltermann set the cultural agenda.
Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: Max Hastings
Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: Karen Armstrong
Unknown: Joost Hiltermann
Producer: Elaine Lester Shortened

: Book of the Week: Red Moon Rising

1/5. Khrushche's Secret Visit. In the aftermath of the Second World War the USSR plans to build a long-range missile, but Soviet scientists involved in the mission have much bolder Wans. Matthew Brzezinski 's story of Sputnik and the rivalries that ignited the space age. fwdged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths . Producer Louise Armitage Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Red Moon Rising (released
1 October) from RT Direct for £16.50 (RRP £17.99) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed]call [number removed]
6042 quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Matthew Brzezinski
Unknown: Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
Producer: Louise Armitage

: Daily Service

Led by Clair Jaguiss. Danced in the Morning (Lord of the Dance). John 5, vv10-18. Wash Me Throughly (Handel). Empty He Came
(Bekesbourne). Director of music
David Poulter , with the Chester Cathedral Choristers.


Unknown: Clair Jaguiss.
Music: David Poulter

: Woman's Hour

With Ritula Shah.
10.45 Whose Sari Now 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Podcast for one item from each day's programme visitwww.bbcco.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen
A day in the life of BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 S 4: p33


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Journey of a Lifetime

tvery year, the Royal Geographical Society in association with Radio 4, offers a prize for the most unusual or intriguing suggestion for a dream journey. This year's winner is
Pavid Waldman , who fulfilled his ambition to Journey to Kenya's Rift Valley to run with the Nandi people and discover just what makes them the greatest endurance runners on the Planet Producer Anders Christensen


Unknown: Pavid Waldman
Producer: Anders Christensen

: Fags, Mags and Bags

New series 1/6. Raising Keenan. Ramesh hopes to ensure young tearaway Keenan has good male role models by engineering a meeting with a potential man friend for his mother. Comedy by Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary. producer Gus Beattie ; Director Colin Gilbert


Comedy By: Sanjeev Kohli
Comedy By: Donald McLeary.
Producer: Gus Beattie
Director: Colin Gilbert
Ramesh: Sanjeev Kohli
Dave: Donald McLeary
Alok: Kayvan Novak
Sanjay: Omar Raza
Derek: Tom Urie
Keenan: Marjory Hogarth
Ted: Gavin Mitchell
Keenan's mum: Leah McCrae

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Brain of Britain

Fourth heat of the general knowledge quiz. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Man WhoBuilt Tunnels

Natalia Power's haunting play in which the 79-year-old Duke of Portland receives a visit from a once-famous opera singer. Producer/Director Martin Jenkins


Director: Martin Jenkins
The Duke: Alec McCowen
Adelaide: Emma Fielding
Lodgekeeper: Stephen Critchlow
John: Anthony Glennon
Wheatley: Kim Wall
Maisie: Ella Smith

: Money Box Live

Financial questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and guests.

Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute). Lines open from 1.30pm.


Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: Sputnik

1/5. Doors. By Andrew Smith. Sputnik might be in space but here on Earth Ron Paget's automated garage door has gone beserk. Trevor White reads the first of five stories marking the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first satellite. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Andrew Smith.
Unknown: Trevor White
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: The Making of Music

16/30. Into the Past. James Naughtie looks at how composers working in France in the 1920s looked to the past.
Producers Rosie Boulton , Sara Conkey and Lucy Lunt See also The Making of Music at 4pm on Radio 3


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producers: Rosie Boulton
Producers: Sara Conkey
Producers: Lucy Lunt

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Click On

3/6. IT developments, with Simon Cox.


Unknown: Simon Cox.

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.

: Genius

New series 1/6. Dave Gorman and his guest Rob Newman investigate some of the strangest inventions, schemes and policies created by the public.
Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm Spoken word choices: page 145
What Dave Gorman 's been watching: page 169


Unknown: Dave Gorman
Unknown: Rob Newman
Producer: Simon Nicholls
Unknown: Dave Gorman

: The Archers

it's confession time for David and Ruth. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine, which includes the verdict on Sally Potter 's staging of Carmen for English National Opera. Producer Jerome Weatherak )


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Sally Potter
Producer: Jerome Weatherak

: Whose Sari Now

1/5. The Gujarati Way. By Rani Moorthy.
Rajesh faces problems when his true love walks through the door of SariWorld to buy her wedding outfit from him. Producer/Director Justine Potter Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Rani Moorthy.
Director: Justine Potter
Rajesh: Kulvinder Ghir
Neeta: Indira Joshi
Meena: Stephanie Street
Rona: Sunetra Sarker
Mrs Patel: Rani Moorthy
Dolly: Bharti Patel
Mrs Singh: Bharti Patel
Tarquin: Gavin McDougall
Mr Shaw: Gavin McDougall
Adrian: Andrew Pollard

: Keeping the Faith

2/3. Historian Jane Ridley explores how her ancestor, protestant martyr Nicholas Ridley , helped to write the Book of Common Prayer. Producer Mark O'Brien


Unknown: Jane Ridley
Unknown: Nicholas Ridley
Producer: Mark O'Brien

: The Learning Curve

4/9. The guide to learning, presented by Libby Purves.
Producer Fiona Hill Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Presented By: Libby Purves.
Producer: Fiona Hill

: Nature

4/8. The Sounds of Britain - the Wrekin Forest. Paul Evans presents an audio portrait of Wrekin Forest in Shropshire. Repeated tomorrow at Ham


Presenter: Paul Evans
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis with Bridget Kendall.


Unknown: Bridget Kendall.

: Book at Bedtime: A Thousand Splendid Suns

6/10. Continuing Khaled Hossein 's story, set in Afghanistan. Laila loses both her parents when her home is destroyed by a rocket attack. Read by Seeta Indrani. Producer Jane Marshall
RT DIRECT: To order the hardback book Thousand
Splendid Suns from RT Direct for £15.50 (RRP £16.99) incl P&P. send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: RT Direct. [address removed] call [number removed][number removed] quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Khaled Hossein
Read By: Seeta Indrani.
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Another Case of Milton Jones

3/6. This week Milton is a renowned biogeneticist.


Comedian: Milton Jones
Producer: David Tyler

: O Standing Up for Liverpool

Les Dennis tells the story of a much loved Liverpool club comedian Jackie Hamilton. Producer Tony Staveacre


Unknown: Jackie Hamilton.
Producer: Tony Staveacre

: News

: Book of the Week:Red Moon Rising

1/5. Repeated from9.45am

: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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