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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Kevin Franz.


Unknown: Kevin Franz.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Clare Phillips


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Clare Phillips

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr's guests include Misha Glenny or organised crime, Jonathan Powell on the Good Friday Agreement, Maggie Gee on literature and creative writing, and Mark Ravenhill on a new cycle of plays. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Andrew Marr
Guest: Misha Glenny
Guest: Jonathan Powell
Guest: Mark Ravenhill
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Daily Service

Led by Andrew Graystone. How Deep the Father's Love (Townend). John 3, vvlb-io-There Is a Redeemer (Green). Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart (Smith).


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Book of the Week: The Making of Mr Hai's Daughter

1/5. Syed Samsamaul Hai arrived in London in 1964 after an illustrious political career in Pakistan, eager to learn how to become English. Yasmin Hai 's autobiographical novel, read by Seeta Indrani. Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. Repeated at 12.30am ., RT DIRECT: To pre-order The Making of Mr Hats Daughter (released 3 April) for E13.50 (RRP E14.99) inc p&p, call
[number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p d minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Syed Samsamaul Hai
Unknown: Yasmin Hai
Read By: Seeta Indrani.
Produced By: Jane Marshall.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 What I Think of My Husband 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Who Needs Scientists?

The Government says the UK needs more scientists if Britain is to prosper. Researcn scientist and engineer Mark Miodownik is not so sure. He believes that instead of more science graduates, there should be fewer pupils getting better training. Producer John Watkins


Unknown: Mark Miodownik
Producer: John Watkins

: Dixon of Dock Green

4/6. Dixie. Mary comes to Dons s rescue when she is exposed as a petty thief.
Ted Willis 's story is dramatised by Sue Rodwen.
Producers Viv Beeby and Jeremy Howe


Unknown: Ted Willis
Dramatised By: Sue Rodwen.
Producers: Viv Beeby
Producers: Jeremy Howe
PC George Dixon: David Calder
PC Andy Crawford: David Tennant
Mary Dixon: Charlie Brooks
Doris: Sarah Counsell
Mr Monroe: Roland Oliver
Mrs Davies: Esther Ruth Elliott
Harry Lane: Paul Currier

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.
1.00 The World at
With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Counterpoint

2/13 Paul Gambaccini chairs the eclectic music quiz with contestants from Scotland and the north of England.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Baldi

4/4 Food of the Blue. When Baldi goes on retreat at Cranolly House, a series of unusual events plunges him into a world of ancient traditions struggling to survive in a modern world. By James McAleavey.
Producer/Director Mark Lambert


Unknown: James McAleavey.
Director: Mark Lambert
Baldi: David Threlfall
Tina: Tara Flynn
Rynne: Owen Roe
Troy: Tp McKenna
De Burca: Dermot Crowley
Baldwin: David Kelly
Edmonds: Alan Stamford
O'Byrne: Don Wycherley
Lojek: Richard Dormer
Don 1: Kieran Lagan
Girl in Dublin: Bronagh Taggart

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and his guests answer personal finance queries. Producer Chris A'Court
PHONE' [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: Countryman's Cooking

1/5 Of Pigeon and Pastry. Leslie Phillips reads the definitive cookery manual for men by WMW "Willie" Fowler. First flogged from his local pub, these joyfully wicked musings still resonate today. Abridged and produced by Neil Cargill.


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Produced By: Neil Cargill.

: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's History of Home

6/10. The interior designer plots the rise of the country-house style during the70s and 80s when the past became a consoling escape from the present. Producer Susan Marling


Producer: Susan Marling

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon investigates the rapid increase in the price of rice worldwide and looks at the impact across Asia and Africa. Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Children and Bereavement: a Go 4 It Special

Another chance to hear children discussing their experiences of bereavement with Barney Harwood and children's laureate and author of The Sad Book, Michael Rosen. Producer Ann Charles (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Producer: Ann Charles

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Lyndon Johnson signals the end of his presidency. For details see Saturday


Unknown: Lyndon Johnson

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: The Write Stuff

2/6. James Walton hosts the literary quiz, with captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh joined by Mark Billingham and Jane Thynne. The author of the week is
John Grisham and the reader is Beth Chalmers. producer Katie Marsden Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Mark Billingham
Unknown: Jane Thynne.
Unknown: John Grisham
Unknown: Beth Chalmers.
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Usha encounters some strong opposition. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson , including a review of Michael Haneke 's scene-by-scene American remake of his controversial 1997 film
Funny Games. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Michael Haneke

: What I Think of My Husband 1/5

Stephen Wakelam's dramatisation of the story of Thomas Hardy's romance with his secretary, Florence Dugdale. The early meetings of young Florence and the "greatest writer in England" hint at a growing intimacy.
Repeated from 10.45am


Adapter: Stephen Wakelam
Writer: Thomas Hardy
Producer: David Hunter
Florence: Hattie Morahan
Thomas Hardy: Nigel Anthony
Emma: Marcia Warren
Clodd: Sean Baker
Lady Grove: Liz Sutherland
Chairwoman: Liza Sadovy
Henry: Ray Lonnen
Lilian: Helen Longworth
Cockerell: Stephen Critchlow
American: Chris Pavlo
Prince of Wales: Ben Crowe

: The Rise of the Lifestyle Nutritionists

2/2. Ben Goldacre investigates the science behind nutritional therapy and the claims made by its practitioners. Producer Rami Tzabar


Unknown: Ben Goldacre
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: Crossing Continents

3/8. Korean Missionaries. Around 16,000 Koreans work as Christian missionaries in foreign countries. Ulli Schauen travels to
Korea to find out why they are such fervent evangelists. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ulli Schauen

: Africalab

1/2. Could science and technology be the key to ending Africa's underdevelopment? Hugh Levinson meets the researchers who believe they can help their continent progress. Producer Hugh Levinson


Unknown: Hugh Levinson
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Reeta Chakrabarti.


Presented By: Reeta Chakrabarti.

: Book at Bedtime: Mister Pip

1/10. On a South Pacific island threatened by uprising, Matilda and her classmates find their lives intertwined with those of a boy called Pip and a man named Mr Dickens. Lloyd Jones's novel is read by Nikki Amuka-Bird . Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall. RT DIRECT: To order Mister Pip for E7.99 inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Mr Dickens.
Read By: Nikki Amuka-Bird
Produced By: Jane Marshall.
Unknown: Mister Pip

: Films for a New India

1/2. Hardeep Singh Kohli digs under the skin of Indian independent cinema. Interviewees include film-makers Shyam Benegal and Prakash Jha , and actor Shabana Azmi.
Producer David Morley


Unknown: Hardeep Singh Kohli
Unknown: Prakash Jha
Unknown: Shabana Azmi.
Producer: David Morley

: Today in Parliament

With Rachel Hooper


Unknown: Rachel Hooper

: News

: Book of the Week: The Making of Mr Hai's Daughter

1/5. By Yasmin Hai. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Yasmin Hai.

: News

: Health Check

: News

: Outlook

: Culture Shock

: World Today

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