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: International One-Day Cricket

New Zealand v England
Continued coverage of the third game of the five-match series, held at Eden Park in Auckland.
For commentators see Saturday 'Approximate times

: News Briefing

: Payer for the Day

With Mgr Mark Langham.


Unknown: Mgr Mark Langham.

: Farming Today

Presented by Tom Heap. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Tom Heap.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins. Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Book of the Week:Miracles of Life

5/5. JG Ballard strikes gold with a new novel, Empire of the Sun, which takes him back to his childhood in Shanghai. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 The Kiss 5/5 The Woman's Hour drama. Series editor Jill Burridge
For drama details see repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Lady Bountiful and the Bluecoat Boys

Once upon a time, a group of ten-year-old boys were hand-picked from their primary school in a Welsh mining village and taken to a boarding school in Sussex for an education in Tudor-style clothes. Now, years later, two of them return to Christ's Hospital School outside Horsham to find out why this happened. Producer Steve Groves


Producer: Steve Groves

: Crooked House: 2/4

Elderly, wealthy businessman Aristides Leonides has been murdered, and until the killer is caught, others are in danger. Agatha Christie drama, adapted by Joy Wilkinson.


Author: Agatha Christie
Adapted By: Joy Wilkinson
Producer/Director: Sam Hoyle
Charles: Rory Kinnear
Anna: Maxwell Martin
Taverner: Phil Davis
Josephine: Grainne Dromgoole
Aunt Edith: Judy Parfitt
Philip/Passerby: Ben Crowe
Magda: Anna Chancellor
Roger: Simon Treves
Clemency: Rachel Sanders
Brenda: Margaret Cabourn-Smtth
Laurence/Lamb: Colin Hoult
Gaitskill: Peter Marinker

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Series editor Andrew Smith


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented bvShaun Lev. Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

Roger Bolton digs in the mailbag for BBC radio listeners' comments.
Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T phone: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: [address removed]


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Have Your Cake

4/6 Scripture Cake. Culinary drama by Amanda Whittington. A long-forgotten recipe triggers an unlikely friendship between Macraie and her rpclusive next-door neighbour. producer Luke Fresle


Unknown: Amanda Whittington.
Producer: Luke Fresle
Maggie: Lesley Sharp
Janice: Sheila Hancock
Ray: Nell Dudgeon
Tess: Tamsin Grelg
Sabina: Nlsha Nayar
Chrissie: Stephanie Leonldas
Nicky: Matthew Dunster
Leanne: Loo Brealey

: Shared Earth

New series 1/5. Dylan Winter tests his knowledge of birdsong in Somerset and learns about the latest research into seasonal affective disorder. Producer Mary Colwell


Producer: Mary Colwell

: Cupid Strikes

5/5. Interview with a Cupid. A revealing talk with the god of erotic love gives an insight into his world. Polly Devlin's story is read by Julian Clary. Producer Anne Simpson
For details see Monday


Unknown: Polly Devlin
Read By: Julian Clary.
Producer: Anne Simpson Fordetails

: Invisible People

5/5. Joe Kerr visits the control room of the National Grid in Berkshire. For details see Monday


Unknown: Joe Kerr

: Last Word

Obituary programme with Matthew Bannister. Producer Jane Thurlow Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.
Producer: Jane Thurlow

: The Film Programme

Cinema magazine, featuring reviews and celebrity interviews. With Francine Stock.


Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

With Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

6/8 Sandi Toksvig presents the comedy panel game. With Carrie Quinlan , Simon Evans , Jeremy Hardy and Francis Wheen. Producer Ed Morrish Repeated on Sunday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Carrie Quinlan
Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Francis Wheen.
Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Will has a reversal of fortune.
Written by Joanna Toye
Director Kate Oates ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Written By: Joanna Toye
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth Felicity: Finch Seed
Helen: Loulza Patlkas
Brian: Charles Colllngwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Matt: Kim Durham
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Sid: Alan Devereux
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Mike: Terry Molloy
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Bert: Eric Allan
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Nic: Becky Wright
Annabelle: Julia Hills

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts magazine. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The Kiss

5/5. Jacob Lennon. Andrea and Sophie imagine that kissing the school heart-throb must be like eating melted marshmallows.
Then Andrea finds out for real. By Katie Hims.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jacob Lennon.
Unknown: Katie Hims.
Andrea: Sophie Pemberton
Sophie: Laura Molyneux
Jacob: Lloyd Thomas
Milton: Baxter Willis
Mr Chester: Alex Lanlpekun

: Any Questions?

Topical discussion from Exeter hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

David Cannadine reflects on a topical issue. Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: David Cannadine
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: Broken English

When 13-year-old Beriwan's father goes missing, she and her family are taken from their Gravesend home and sent to a detention centre in Scotland. Frank Deasy's play tells the story of the Ays, a Kurdish family detained in Dungavel for over a year, where they lived under threat of deportation.
Producer/Director David Ian Neville


Director: David Ian Neville
BeriwanAy: Livia Ardittl
Bishop: John Mone
Yourdagul Ay: Pembe Perl-Natgl
Gus: Stuart McQuarrie
Margaret: Carolyn Bomyman
James Elliot: Mark Straker
Police officer/Transport officer: Salkat Ahamed
Jayne Cummings: Robin Weaver
Teacher/Policewoman: Tracy Wiles
Ukrainian boy: Daniel Lane
Medja: Carly Schogger
Dilowan: Sam Marzell
Newroz: Teresa O'Brien
Kirsty Wark: Kirsty Wark
Andrew Cassell: Andrew Cassell

: The World Tonight

News and analysis with Reeta Chakrabati.


Unknown: Reeta Chakrabati.

: Book at Bedtime:

A Room with a View
10/15. Come and Have a Bathe
Freddy Honeychurch calls upon his new neighbours and offers the hand of friendship. By EM Forster. For details see Monday


Unknown: Freddy Honeychurch
Unknown: Em Forster.

: A Good Read

2/8. With Kate Mosse. Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm


Unknown: Kate Mosse.

: The Best Tunes

2/2. How writers, comics and satirists have depicted God and the Devil to serve the purposes of humour.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: News

: Book of the Week:Miracles of Life

5/5. By JG Ballard. Repeated from 9.45am

: The Interview

: News

: Uncovering Pakistan

a Leap of Faith (2/2)

: Close Up


: News

: Outlook

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