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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Patrick Thomas.


Unknown: Canon Patrick Thomas.

: Nearer God's Heart

1/4. Anthony Noel discusses the work of specialist garden writers who have changed the way we think about horticulture in Britain, starting with Charles Jencks and the Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Anthony Noel
Unknown: Charles Jencks
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: Open Country

Matt Baker explores the New Forest.
Producer Bethan Bell Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Matt Baker

: Farming Today This Week

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Catherine Pepinster.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Catherine Pepinster.

: Saturday Live

Author Anthony Horowitz joins presenter Fi Glover. Producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Anthony Horowitz
Presenter: Fi Glover.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

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


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: Between Rock and a Good Cause

From San Francisco in the 1960s to Live Aid in America in the 1980s, controversial music promoter
Bill Graham was a tough businessman who also staged dozens of benefit concerts with some of the biggest names in rock.
John Wilson looks back at a career of backstage battles and the odd on-stage punch-up, including the memories of British promoter
Harvey Goldsmith , Rolling Stone Ronnie
Wood and Graham's friends and colleagues. Producer John Goudie
Spoken word choices: page 139


Unknown: Bill Graham
Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Harvey Goldsmith
Unknown: Stone Ronnie
Producer: John Goudie

: Week in Westminster

Steve Richards takes a look at the week s political events. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. 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 landlines cost no more than 8p per minute)
Podcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/ni/ programmes/from-our-own-correspondent


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

: Money Box

The latest from the world of personal finance, including impartial advice. Presented by Paul Lewis.
Producer Jim Frank Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Jim Frank

: 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. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes.

: Any Questions?

Edward Stourton chairs the debate in WOOtton, Bedfordshire. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Edward Stourton

: Any Answers?

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


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Beast at Bay

Boris Pasternak 's Dr Zhivago was first published in Italy 50 years ago, after the manuscript was smuggled out of the country. Robin Glendinning 's play tells the true story of the turmoil the novel's publication made in the Soviet Union. Other parts played by David Collins, Jon Glover,
Paul Nicholson and John Telfer producer/Director Tim Dee


Unknown: Boris Pasternak
Unknown: Robin Glendinning
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Unknown: John Telfer
Director: Tim Dee
Pasternak: Jay Villlers
Polikarpov: Brian Pettifer
Surkov: Robert Glenlster
Bannikov: Jon Cartwright
Olga: Mia Soteriou
Irina: Sarah Bedi

: The Trumpet Shall Sound

Jazz composer and pianist Julian Joseph goes in search of black classical musicians from the past. It's a journey that takes him back 500 years and uncovers trumpet players on the Napoleonic battlefields and 19th-century violin prodigies who entertained royalty. Repeated from Tuesday


Pianist: Julian Joseph

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Highlights of the week on Woman's Hour.
Presented by Jane Garvey. Editor Jill Burridge RT DIRECT: To order the hardback of Woman's Hour:
Celebrating Sixty Years of Women's Lives for E14.99 (RRP £20.00) incl p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop, [address removed]


Presented By: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

Presented by Ritula Shah.


Presented By: Ritula Shah.


5/7. Eddie Mair presents an interactive debate programme, shaped by listeners, emailers and bloggers. Editor Rupert Allman Contact via www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm or email: ipm@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Rupert Allman

: Loose Ends

Peter Curran welcomes more guests for sparkling conversation, comedy and music. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: From Fact to Fiction

Working with a team of actors, director
Jamie Harper creates a fictional response to a story in the week's news.
Producer Sasha Yevtushenko Rptd tomorrow at 5.40pm


Director: Jamie Harper
Producer: Sasha Yevtushenko Rptd

: 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: Wriggling with Eels

Nowadays they're known more for their complicated lives and long-suffering expressions, but there was a time when East Enders were celebrated for their cheekychappie wit. Lee Hurst looks back at a century of cockney comics from
Albert Chevalier and Max Miller to Alf Garnett and Ricky Grover. Producer James Crawford


Unknown: Lee Hurst
Unknown: Albert Chevalier
Unknown: Max Miller
Unknown: Alf Garnett
Unknown: Ricky Grover.
Producer: James Crawford

: Classic Serial: Dr Zhivago

4/6. Yuri and his family have fled Moscow, arriving in the Urals to find the civil war raging there. In charge of the nearest town is the Bolshevik general, Streinikov. And that's where Lara is. By Boris Pasternak.
Other parts played by Joseph Alessi , Skye Bennett , John Dougall , Darrell D'Silva , Gerard McDermott ,
Helen Schlesinger , Greqq Sulkin , Lloyd Thomas and Simon Treves Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Boris Pasternak.
Played By: Joseph Alessi
Played By: Skye Bennett
Played By: John Dougall
Played By: Darrell D'Silva
Played By: Gerard McDermott
Played By: Helen Schlesinger
Played By: Greqq Sulkin
Unknown: Lloyd Thomas
Unknown: Simon Treves
Narrator: Ian McDiarmid
Yuri: Tom Goodman-Hill
Lara: Eve Best
Tonya: Clare Corbett
Alexander: Alan David
Strelnikov: Don Gilet
Yevgraf: Stuart McQuarrie
Mikulitsin: Trevor Cooper
Antipov: Peter Marinker

: Unreliable Evidence

2/4. Clive Anderson and a panel of legal experts discuss the potential for a "justice gap", created by cut-backs in the Government's legal-aid budget. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Clive Anderson

: Brain of Britain

Peter Snow chairs the first quarter-final.


Unknown: Peter Snow

: The Poetry of History

2/4. Jonathan Bate talks to
Linton Kwesi Johnson , whose poem Di Great
Insohreckshan is an account of the Brixton Riots Of April 1981. Repeated from Sunday


Talks: Jonathan Bate
Unknown: Linton Kwesi Johnson
Unknown: Di Great

: Addiction

1/5. The Summer of Pakflake. The invention of edible packaging material sends the nation into a frenzy. Nick Parker 's story, read by Michelle Gomez , centres on obsessions and addictions. Producer Emma Harding


Unknown: Nick Parker
Read By: Michelle Gomez
Producer: Emma Harding

: News

: One Planet

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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