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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Fr Eugene O'Neill.


Unknown: Fr Eugene O'Neill.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Sarah Falkingham


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Sarah Falkingham

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
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 Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O 'Connor.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Cert Thomas


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: Cormac Murphy-O
Unknown: Cert Thomas

: 1968: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Book of the Week: Nothing to Be Frightened of

5/5. Julian Barnes concludes his reading of his new book. What are the stories and mysteries that lie hidden in his grandparents' Photo album? For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Julian Barnes

: Act of Worship

Led by Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 Bollywood Jane 5/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.
Unknown: Bollywood Jane

: The Relationship People

2/2. We Can Work it Out. Gwyneth Powell goes behind the scenes at Relate, examining the training the counsellors undergo that equips them to deal with such an emotionally Challenging job. Producer Angela Hind


Unknown: Gwyneth Powell
Producer: Angela Hind

: The Cavity Within

3/4. Having lost their patients, the dental team take extreme measures to rustle up a clientele. Comedy by Jim Poyser.
Additional roles played by Sam Dale , Emma Noakes and Tracy Wiles Director Peter Kavanagh


Comedy By: Jim Poyser.
Played By: Sam Dale
Played By: Emma Noakes
Played By: Tracy Wiles
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Marty: Chris O'Dowd
Pete: Jeff Rawle
Daisy: Sara Crowe
Tim: Mark Straker
Anna: Christine Kavanagh
Caroline: Christine Kavanagh
Mr Holmes: John Rowe
Brendan: Paul Richard Biggin

: 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 by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

Roger Bolton digs in the mailbag for listeners comments, queries, criticisms and praise.
Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1OT Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines 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: Fair Play

Beautifully observed vignettes depicting the love between two older women. Tove Jansson 's autobiographical last novel, translated by Thomas Teal , is dramatised by Sue Glover.
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Tove Jansson
Translated By: Thomas Teal
Dramatised By: Sue Glover.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane
Mari: Colette O'Neil
jonna: Sheila Reid
Tom: Robert McLntosh

: Good Friday Liturgy

Carol Ann Duffy 's words tell the story of the Crucifixion from the perspective of the women who witnessed Christ's
Passion. With Lesley Sharp as Mary Magdalene. Music by Sasha Johnson Manning producer Philip Billson


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Unknown: Lesley Sharp
Unknown: Mary Magdalene.
Music By: Sasha Johnson Manning
Producer: Philip Billson

: Pier Shorts

5/5 Symbiosis. Harold and Mary share a "symbiotic relationship", which means he makes all the decisions and she cannot leave the house - until a women's magazine is posted through the letterbox. Tom Fox 's story is read by Sian Thomas. For details see Monday


Unknown: Tom Fox
Read By: Sian Thomas.

: The People in the Playground Revisited

5/5 Michael Rosen debates the state of today's playground culture in the light of his audio snapshots with folklorist Georgina Boyes Dan Jones , a collector of children's language and lore, and child psychotherapist Biddy Youell. For details see Monday


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Georgina Boyes
Unknown: Dan Jones
Unknown: Biddy Youell.

: Last Word

Obituary series, with John Wilson. producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

Actor Javier Bardem talks about his role in the movie Love in the Time of Cholera.


Guest: Javier Bardem
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: 1968: Day-by-Day

There is a dramatic increase in troop numbers in Vietnam. For details see Monday

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

3/8 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a comic look at the news, with Marcus Brigstocke Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin.
Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Like mother, like daughter at Bridge Farm.
Writer Keri Davies ; Director Kate Oates ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: sendanSAEto: [address removed]


Unknown: Keri Davies
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Nigel: Graham Seed
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Ian: Stephen Kennedy
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Peggy: June Spencer
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Brenda: Amy Shlndler
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Usha: Souad Faress
Bert: Eric Allan
Amy: Vinette Robinson
Nic: Becky Wright

: Front Row

Mark Lawson examines why Shakespeare inspires so many books.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Producer: Sally Spurring

: Bollywood Jane

5/5. Jane discovers the truth about her father and Kate makes an unexpected decision. By Amanda Whittington.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Amanda Whittington.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby hosts the topical debate at Barrington in Somerset, where the panel includes Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee and Minister for Health Ben Bradshaw.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Adele Armstrong Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James

: Test Match Special

New Zealand v England
Commentary on the first day of the Third Test at Napier from Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle. With analysis by Geoffrey Boycott , Angus Fraser and Vic Marks.
Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate times


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Bryan Waddle.
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: The Friday Play: The Day King Hammer Fell from the Sky

A headless body falls to Earth at the dead centre of one of America's most prestigious universities. By Gregory Whitehead , with a poem by Jon Swan. Producers Jeremy Mortimer and Gregory Whitehead Director Gregory Whitehead


Unknown: Gregory Whitehead
Unknown: Jon Swan.
Producers: Jeremy Mortimer
Producers: Gregory Whitehead
Director: Gregory Whitehead
Student: Ardis Barrow
Pilot: Karen Beaumont
Graphologist: George Bergen
College president: Philip Deely
Hostess: Hilary Deely
Detective: Mike Dowllnq
Stockbroker: David Joseph
Widow: Karen Lee
Christian artist: Anne Undeland
Military man: Gregory Whitehead

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Outcast

5/10. Lewis is driven to a decisive gesture of despair. By Sadie Jones. For details see Monday


Unknown: Sadie Jones.

: A Good Read

Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Adrian's Wall

Former Scaffold member Mike McCartney follows the construction of a remarkable memorial to Adrian Henri , one of the Mersey poets. Producer Christine Hall


Unknown: Mike McCartney
Unknown: Adrian Henri
Producer: Christine Hall

: News

: Book of the Week: Nothing to Be Frightened of

5/5. By Julian Barnes. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Julian Barnes.

: Test Match Special

New Zealand v England
Commentary on the first day of the Third Test at Napier from Jonathan Agnew , -----Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle. With analysis by Geoffrey Boycott , Angus Fraser and Vic Marks.
Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate times


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Bryan Waddle.
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: The Interview

: News

: Close Up

: News

: Outlook

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