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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch.


Unknown: Nigel McCulloch.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr 's guests are secretary-general of the Commonwealth, Don McKinnon , author Mary Beard , journalist
Suzanne Goldenberg and climate expert CS Kiang. Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm DPodcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/starttheweek.shtml


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: Don McKinnon
Unknown: Mary Beard
Unknown: Suzanne Goldenberg
Producer: Elaine Lester Shortened

: Book of the Week: God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain

1/5. The eventful career and turbulent life of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Written by Rosemary Hill, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Haydn Gwynne. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am RT Direct: To order the hardback God's Architect. Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain by Rosemary Hill from RT Direct for E27.00 (RRP £30.00) including P&p. send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book offers, to: [address removed] call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no morethan 8p a minute) quoting RT or visit [web address removed]


Writer: Rosemary Hill
Abridged By: Doreen Estall
Reader: Haydn Gwynne
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Roy Jenkins from St Germans Church, Cardiff.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 How I Live Now 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
UPodcast: for one item from each day's programme
visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/Listen


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: The Age-Old Dilemma

New series 1/3. Dr Michael O'Donnell investigates why stereotypes of old people are so out of kilter with reality and whether n affects how old people are treated
Producers Jolyon Jenkins and Rachael Kiddey The third way: page 48


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Producers: Jolyon Jenkins
Producers: Rachael Kiddey

: Fordham and Lipson

New series 1/4. Bright sketch comedy written and performed by Philippa Fordham and Simon Lipson. With Alex Lowe ana
Laura Shavin. Producer Carol Smith -


Unknown: Simon Lipson.
Unknown: Alex Lowe
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Carol Smith

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
In the final part of the series on ME, the team looks at the latest research and asks whether there are any obstacles to getting funding.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Brain of Britain

Peter Snow chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Blue Room

Georges Simenon 's crime story. dramatised by Ronald Frame. A couple's adulterous meetings in a hotel room lead to a double murder in this tale of poisoned love and twisted passion set in deepest rural France. Producer Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Georges Simenon
Dramatised By: Ronald Frame.
Producer: Patrick Rayner
Tony: Nick Underwood
Judge Diem: Nick Farr
Adree: Lucy Paterson
Police inspector: Richard Greenwood

: Money Box Live

swered by Listeners'financial questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and guests. Producer Diane Richardson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p a minute) Lines open from 1.30pm.


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Diane Richardson

: Telling the World

1/5 The Girl Who Fell. Nick Hennessey tells the creation story from the Karelian epic the Kalevala, an ancient mythology from the Finno-Ugric people of the Baltic. It begins at the very beginning, with the ocean and the wind. Storytelling from around the world.


Presenter: Nick Hennessey
Producer: Jill Waters

: Turn Over Your Papers.... Now!

1/5 Orals John O'Farrell explores the surprising history of the different exams, and our relationship with them. Here, he finds out why for centuries, Oxbridge finals were all done out loud - complete with a jester. Producer Phil Tinline


Unknown: John O'Farrell
Producer: Phil Tinline

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: More or Less

3/8. Tim Harford of the Financial Times investigates the numbers that are everywhere: in the news, in politics and in life generally. Producer Innes Bowen


Unknown: Tim Harford
Producer: Innes Bowen

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

New series 1/6. The veteran "antidote to panel games" starts its 50th series at
Croydon Fairfield Halls, where Rob Brydon joins Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. With Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Rob Brydon
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

Times get tougher for Nic.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson looks back at Grange Hill with creator Phil Redmond and actor Todd Carty.
Producer Jerome Weatheraid


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Phil Redmond
Unknown: Todd Carty.
Producer: Jerome Weatheraid

: How I Live Now

1/5. Daisy's perfect summer with her cousins is shattered by the outbreak of a terrorist war. Meg Rosoff 's powerful story of teenage love is adapted by Elizabeth Burke. Producer/Director Kate McAII Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Meg Rosoff
Adapted By: Elizabeth Burke.
Director: Kate McAii Rptd
Daisy: Greta Clouqh
Edmond: Matthew Barry
Daisy's father: Brendan Charleson
Piper: Heidi Woodrow
AuntPenn: Erica Elrlan
Maj: Richard Mitchley
Joe: Gareth Warren

: Garibaldi's Grand Scheme

1/2. The Italian nationalist
Giuseppe Garibaldi was born in Nice 200 years ago.
Misha Glenny travels to Sicily, Rome, Sardinia and Milan to find out about this heroic and romantic liberator. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Giuseppe Garibaldi
Unknown: Misha Glenny
Producer: Miles Warde

: Crossing Continents

1/10. Spain. Geoff Adams-Spink travels to
Spain to meet thalidomide survivors fighting for compensation. Repeated from Thursday

: Batman and the Barbies

Conservationist Tim Dixon and presenter
Felicity Finch search for the nesting sites of the rare Barbestelle bat among the ancient trees of Moccas Park in Herefordshire. But, as a new gas pipeline inches ever closer, it's a race against time: will the Batman be in time to find his Barbies? Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Tim Dixon
Presenter: Felicity Finch
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: The Taxi Queue

1/10. Janet Davey 's expose of repressed desire and the ripples it can send through suburban lives begins on a snowbound evening outside Paddington station. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt . Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.
RT DIRECT: To order the paperback book The Taxi Queue by Janet Davey for E13.49 (RRP £14.99) including pSp, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed], call [number removed] quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Janet Davey
Read By: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Produced By: Jill Waters.
Unknown: Janet Davey

: Bullying.com

3/3. Penny Marshall questions whether cyber bullying can be prevented. Producer Evestreeter

: Today in Parliament

With David Wilby.


Unknown: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week:God's Architect: Pugin and theBuilding of Romantic Britain

1/5. By Rosemary Hill. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Rosemary Hill.

: News

: Can America Go Green?


: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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