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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.

6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News

6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Robert Orchard.

7.48 Thought for the Day
With Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

8.31 (LW only) Yesterday in Parliament


Presenter: John Humphrys
Presenter: Carolyn Quinn
Presenter (Yesterday in Parliament): Sean Curran
Presenter (Yesterday in Parliament): Robert Orchard
Speaker (Thought for the Day): Jonathan Sacks
Editor of Today: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Book of the Week:At Large and at Small

5/5. The Unfuzzy Lamb. A passionate reappraisal of the life and work of essayist Charles Lamb , by Anne Fadiman. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Charles Lamb
Unknown: Anne Fadiman.

: Ad of Worship

Led by Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Leslie Griffiths.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Garvey.
10.45 Dombey and Son 15/20. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Garvey.

: The Castle - a Portrait In Sound

An evocative and powerful souna portrait of Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland. Built in the 14th century as a piece of political theatre, these magnificent ruins today have been reclaimed by nature. Producer Sarah Blunt Spoken word choices: page 129

: Ed Reardon's Week

4/6. The Old Boys' Network. Eds fortunes take an upward turn as he's commissioned to write a book about the history of an old schoolfriend's house in France - one wno happens to be the 83rd richest person in the country. Comedy by Chris Douglas ana
Andrew Nickolds. _ _ Jon Glover
Producer Dawn Ellis


Comedy By: Chris Douglas
Unknown: Andrew Nickolds.
Unknown: Jon Glover
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Ed Reardon: Chris Douglas
Ping: Sally Hawkins
Felix: John Fortune
Hilary: Rachel Atkins
Olive: Stephanie Cole
Valentine: Jon Glover
Old Salopian: Simon Greenall
Pearl: Rita May
Stan: Geoffrey Whitehead

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, presented by Liz Barclay and Peter White.
Series editor Andrew Smith


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Peter White.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

National and international news ana analysis, presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Message

New series 1/6. Jenni Murray and her guests discuss media trends and how they affect modern life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Eight Frames a Second

A vivid biographical play focusing on the pivotal week in the life of William Friese -
Greene, Britain's claim for the inventor of moving pictures. By Gary Bleasdale.
Producer Steven Canny


Unknown: William Friese
Unknown: Gary Bleasdale.
Producer: Steven Canny
William: Nick Sldl
Helena: Juliet Aubrey
James Tooley: Mark Straker
Le Prince: Oliver Breulls
Ethel: Sophie Bleasdale
Vass: Desmond McNamara
MrBains: Joseph Kloska
Mr Guest: Gerard McDermott
Mr Humphries: Sam Dale
Miss Scott: Bethan Walker
Auctioneer: Paul Richard Biggin

: Ramblings

3/5 Clare Balding walks in the West Country with Beryl Griffiths, founder of Granny Treks. Beryl has raised huge sums for her local children's hospice through sponsored walks. She takes Clare on the route that has become the annual Granny Trek around Charlton Farm in Wraxhall.


Presenter: Clare Balding
Guest: Beryl Griffiths
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: An Audience with Max Wall

5/5. When the Dust Has Settled. Max enjoys success in later life in plays by Samuel Beckett and John Osborne. By Tony Lidington. For details see Monday


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: John Osborne.
Unknown: Tony Lidington.

: Apprentice to the Past

4/4. Canal Lock Engineer. Clare Jenkins goes to Castleford, West Yorkshire, to find out how canal-lock engineers help to keep the waterways safe. The last of the dying trades that have defined Britain and its appearance. For details see Monday


Unknown: Clare Jenkins

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister celebrates the lives of well-known and less well-known people who have died recently.
Producer Jane Thurlow Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Jane Thurlow

: The Film Programme

Chris Weitz, the producer (and uncredited director) of American Pie who is, for some, an unusual choice of director for the adaptation of Phillip Pullman's The Golden Compass, talks to Francine Stock.


Guest: Chris Weitz
Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

National and international news and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

2/6. Taking a satirical rummage through last week's news are Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt. with a little help from Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes and special guests.
Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Steve Punt.
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Jenny speaks from bitter experience.
Written by Simon Firth
Director Kate Oates ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Written By: Simon Firth
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Nigel: Graham Seed
Brian: Charles Colllngwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Edward: Barry Farrlmond
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Alan: John Telfer
Nic: Becky Wright
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tony: Colin Skipp
Matt: Kim Durham
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Mike: Terry Molloy
Brenda: Amy Shlndler
Shula: Judy Bennett
Tom: Tom Graham
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Sid: Alan Devereux
Bert: Eric Allan
Wendy: Alison Belbln
Callum: Sam Pamphllon
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang reviews Noughts and Crosses, a staging by the RSC of Malorie Blackman 's novel. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Unknown: Malorie Blackman
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Dombey and Son

15/20. Edith is driven to extreme measures by Dombey's attempts to control her. By Charles Dickens.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Charles Dickens.

: Any Questions?

Edward Stourton chairs the debate in Wootton, Bedfordshire.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Lisa Jardine reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Producer: Sheila Cook

: Fame and Fortune

Repeated from Saturday at 2.30pm

: The World Tonight

With Reeta Chakrabati. Editor Alistair Burnett


Unknown: Reeta Chakrabati.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Burning Bright

10/10. Maggie discovers that a pregnant
Maisie has stayed behind and is being cared for by the Blakes. By Tracy Chevalier. For details see Monday


Unknown: Tracy Chevalier.

: A Good Read

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today in Parliament

With Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week:At Large and at Small

5/5. Rptd from 9.45am

: News

: The interview

: News

: Global Account


: Close Up


: News

: Outlook

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