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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Mark Coffey.


Unknown: Mark Coffey.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Sarah Swadling


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Sarah Swadling

: Today

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


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr's guests include AS Byatt, Tom Paulin and Simon Goldhill.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Podcast available at [web address removed]


Presenter: Andrew Marr
Guest: Tom Paulin
Guest: Simon Goldhill
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Daily Service

Led by Bishop Nigel McCulloch. 0 Thou Who
Camest from Above (Hereford). Acts 8, vv27 38. Will You Come and Follow Me (Kelvingrove). The Lord Bless You and Keep You (Rutter).


Unknown: Nigel McCulloch.

: Book of the Week:I Found My Horn

1/5. After 22 years, journalist Jasper Rees decides to pick up the french horn again - and perform in public. His book, abridged by Penny Leicester , is read by Nicholas Boulton. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order I Found My Horn for £13.49 (RRP E14.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com Pick of the Week: page 120


Unknown: Jasper Rees
Abridged By: Penny Leicester
Read By: Nicholas Boulton.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 We Need to Talk about Kevin 6/10. The Woman's Hourdrama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Podcast: for one item from each day's programme visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: The Saving of Fordhall Farm

The story of tenant farmers Ben and Charlotte Hollins's battle to save their
Shropshire farm from developers with the help of 8,000 shareholders. Have they prospered a year later? Producer Sara Parker


Producer: Sara Parker

: The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

Pasta Alfredo at Caffe Alessandro. Stanley Baxter stars as a Glaswegian-Italian café owner using all his cunning to defend the honour of his homeland. By Rona Munro.
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Rona Munro.
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Sandy: Stanley Baxter
Antonia: Luisa Pretolani
Christina: Tracy Wiles
Christopher: John Kazek
Rockafella: John Guerraslo
Radio interviewer: Gordon Kennedy

: You and Yours

How much free care can you get from your council if you are disabled or elderly? As part of the Care in the UK month, You and Yours launches the Care Calculator on-line at [web address removed]

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: The Garden Quiz

2/11 Anna Ford chairs the horticultural contest to find the best amateur garden expert in the country.
Producer Frank Stirling Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Anna Ford

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Mike and MurielAre Getting Married

Nicholas Meiklejohn 's play is about two people brought together by a shared belief that their best friends' wedding is a bad idea.
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Nicholas Meiklejohn
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane
Andy: Billy Boyd
Rebecca: Gabriel Ouigley
Mike: Steven Cartwright
Liza/Julie: Claire Knight
Oz: Grant O'Rourke

: Money Box Live

Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. Producer Diane Richardson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlmes cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Diane Richardson

: Portraits of East Anglia

1/5 Man in the Water. As Jenny swears she sees a drowning man, her father begins a search When no-one is found, he questions his daughter's motives. Rose Tremain 's story, read by Richard Hope , is the first in a series inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape, each introduced by Neil Innes. producer Joanna Green


Unknown: Rose Tremain
Read By: Richard Hope
Introduced By: Neil Innes.
Producer: Joanna Green

: Fungi - the Fifth Kingdom

1/5. A World Wide Web. Fungi constitute one of the largest groups of organisms on the planet. They are certainly the most fascinating and complex of the kingdoms, as mycologists at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew reveal. Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea and guests explore the place of faith in today's world. Producer Jennifer Daniel


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Jennifer Daniel

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

3/12 Chairman Nicholas Parsons hosts the panel game from King's Lynn, where the quests are Gyles Brandreth , Janey Godley , Tony Hawks and Kit Hesketh-Harvey.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Janey Godley
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Phil and Jill have a homecoming.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine, including a review of the Coen brothers' new film No Country for Old Men. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: We Need to Talk about Kevin

6/10. Celia. "Franklin, I want another child." On 8 April 1999,15-year-old Kevin killed nine people at his high school. In a series of letters to her estranged husband, his mother, Eva, asks if she was blame. Lionel Shriver 's fictional story is dramatised by Anita Sullivan.
Producer Karen Rose ; Director Anita Sullivan Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lionel Shriver
Dramatised By: Anita Sullivan.
Producer: Karen Rose
Director: Anita Sullivan
Eva: Madeleine Potter
Kevin: Nathan Nolan
Young Kevin: Ethan Brooke
Franklin/Jack: Richard Laing
Dr Goldbatt/Trent's Dad: Morgan Deare
Mary/Dana: Buffy Davis
Vicki: Luclnda Cowden

: The Things We Forgot to Remember

4/4. The Battle of Trafalgar. Michael Portillo re-examines the Battle of Trafalgar, asking whether it was the Spanish rather than the French who were the losers in 1805. Producer Laurence Grissell


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Crossing Continents

10/10. Kurdistan. Kate Clark discovers that inflation, corruption and attacks of Sunni extremists continue to threaten the stability Of the Kurds. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Kate Clark

: The Advance of the Giant Crabs

David Lomax reports on the story of the giant Kamchatka crabs, transported across the USSR to the Barents Sea, and now spreading westward along the northern Norwegian coast. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: David Lomax

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Egg and I

6/10. Betty MacDonald 's hilarious memoir of life on a chicken farm in north-west America. Betty gets to know Paw and Maw Kettle and their 15 children. Abridged by Jennifer Howarth and read by Debora Weston. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery
RT DIRECT: To order The Egg and I for E7.95 inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Betty MacDonald
Abridged By: Jennifer Howarth
Read By: Debora Weston.
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: Gay Times

2/2. Tom Robinson examines the impact Aids had on the gay community.
Contributors are Rhona Cameron and Paul Gambaccini. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Rhona Cameron
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: Today in Parliament

With Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week:I Found My Horn

1/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Desperate Dreams


: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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