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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Robin Eames.


Unknown: Robin Eames.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys 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 [web address removed]


Presenter: John Humphrys
Presenter: Sarah Montague
Presenter: Lionel Blue

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr 's guests are neurologist Oliver Sacks and writer AC Grayling.
Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Podcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/starttheweek.shtml


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: Oliver Sacks
Producer: Elaine Lester Shortened

: Book of the Week:Selective Memory

1/5. Journalist Katharine Whitehorn , an Observer columnist for 40 years, reads her autobiography, beginning with her childhood and misery at Roedean. Abridged by Fiona McAlpine. Producer Clive Brill Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: to order Selective Memory for only E17.10 (RRP E18.99) including p&p, call [number removed] quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Abridged By: Fiona McAlpine.
Producer: Clive Brill

: Daily Service

Led by Claire Campbell Smith. Give Me the Wings of Faith (Song 67). Psalm 15. How
Beauteous Are Their Feet (Stanford). Christ Is the King! 0 Friends Rejoice (Vulpius).


Unknown: Claire Campbell Smith.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 Dombey and Son 1/20. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Podcast: for one item from each day's programme visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen
Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: The Age-Old Dilemma

2/3. Octogenarian Dr Michael O'Donnell. suggests what can be done to ensure a ripe
Old age. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell.
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: A Service to Celebrate the Queen's s Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh mark their 60th wedding anniversary in Westminster Abbey. Introduced by Nicholas Witchell. Producer Simon Vivian
Fit for a Queen: page 30


Unknown: Westminster Abbey.
Introduced By: Nicholas Witchell.
Producer: Simon Vivian

: Fordham and Lipson

Comedy from Philippa Fordham and Simon Lipson With Alex Lowe and Laura Shavin. Producer Carol Smith


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

: You and Yours

until 12.30 With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: 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: Cats and Monkeys

Eve has travelled to india following the death of her parents. While everyone else is seeking enlightenment, Eve's mind is on more secular, financial matters. A comedy about one woman's unsolicited spiritual iourney, by Catherine Shepherd. producer/Director Lu Kemp


Unknown: Catherine Shepherd.
Director: Lu Kemp
Vivanti: Anna Carteret
Eve: Madeleine Brolly
piturbaba: Jack Shepherd
Mette: Catherine Shepherd
Xavier: Ben Lewis
Daniel: Paddy Anderson

: Money Box Live

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


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: Red Mountain, Yellow River

1/5 Extra. Short stories about life in China by writers from the Chinese diaspora. Today's tale by Yiyun Lin , concerns the friendship between Granny Lin , a social outcast, and a young boy at the school where she works.
Read by Pik-Sen Lim. Producer Amber Barnfather


Unknown: Yiyun Lin
Unknown: Granny Lin
Read By: Pik-Sen Lim.
Producer: Amber Barnfather

: National Obsession

1/5. A week-long snapshot of the mental life of the nation. People of all ages from around the country describe their obsessive routines, beginning with sleep and bedtime. Producer Samuel Bryant


Producer: Samuel Bryant

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: More or Less

4/8. Tim Hartford of the Financial Times looks at the power of numbers in the news and in everyday life. Producer Innes Bowen


Producer: Innes Bowen

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

2/6. Humphrey Lyttelton hosts the panel game, with Rob Brydon joining regulars Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer and Tim Brooke-Taylor . Colin Sell is at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


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

: The Archers

Belts get tighter for the Grundys.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

The actor and director Kenneth Branagh talks to Mark Lawson in the arts magazine programme. Producer Timothy Prosser


Talks: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Dombey and Son

1/20. By Charles Dickens , adapted by Mike Walker. Rich merchant Dombey is obsessed by the continuation of his family name and he wants a son.
Other roles played by Ben Crowe , Alex Lanlpekun , Peter Marlnker , Lloyd Thomas and Simon Treves Music by Nicolai Abrahamsen ; Producers/Directors Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Adapted By: Mike Walker.
Played By: Ben Crowe
Played By: Alex Lanipekun
Played By: Peter Marinker
Played By: Lloyd Thomas
Music By: Nicolai Abrahamsen
Directors: Jessica Dromgoole
Directors: Jeremy Mortimer
Charles Dickens: Alex Jennings
Dombey: Robert Glenister
Florence: Abigail Hollick
Young Florence: Eliza Darby
Paul: Jacob Theato
Mr Carker: Adrian Lukis
Capt Cuttle: Trevor Peacock
Mrs Brown: Geraldine James
Dr Blimber: Robert Soans
Mrs Pipchin: Flaminia Cinque
Dr Peps: Karl Johnson
Polly Toodles: Pam Ferris
Susan: Nadine Marshall
Walter: Joseph Arkley
Young Walter: Jordan Clarke
Toots: Sam Pamphilon

: Garibaldi's Grand Scheme

2/2. In 1860 Giuseppe Garibaldi landed a thousand men on Sicily at the start of the campaign that led to the liberation of southern Italy. Misha Glenny explores this most glorious Of Garibaldi's exploits. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Giuseppe Garibaldi
Producer: Miles Warde

: Crossing Continents

2/10. Afghanistan. Lyse Doucet reports on the Afghan love affair with the mobile phone, which is used in everything from dating to business and war. Repeated from Thursday

: The War of the Whales

1/2. After an international moratorium on whaling 25 years ago, thousands of whales are still being hunted each year. Roz Kidman -Cox looks gets the inside story on the politics and protests Of Whaling. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Roz Kidman
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Taxi Queue

6/10. It's early summer, and the consequences of Richard's night with Abe are still affecting his suburban routine. Julian Rhind-Tutt reads Janet Davey 's expose of repressed desire. Abridged and produced by Jill Waters.
RT DIRECT: to order the paperback The Taxi Queue for E13.49 (RRP E14.99) including p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


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

: Word of Mouth

New series 1/6. Michael Rosen returns with the series that investigates the world of words. Producer Peter Everett Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Peter Everett

: Today In Parliament

With David Wilby.


Unknown: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week:Selective Memory

1/5. By Katharine Whitehorn. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn.

: News

: Can America Go Green?


: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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