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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With Evan Davis and John Humphrys.
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 Vishvapani.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Rptd from sun 11.15am

: Book of the Week:The Black Death

5/5. Robert Glenister reads the final part of John Hatcher 's examination of life in a parish in Suffolk around the time of the Black Death. As the plague recedes, it becomes clear that life in rural England will never be the same again. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Robert Glenister
Unknown: John Hatcher

: Act of Worship

From Cardiff, led by the Rev Peter Baker.


Unknown: Peter Baker.

: Woman's Hour

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


Unknown: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Tribal Gathering

Jane Little meets the Mashantucket Pequot tribe who own a casino in the Connecticut woodland. Though the business brought them back from the verge of extinction, some members are questioning whether a casino on their tribal lands is the right way to preserve their heritage. producer Richard Mcilroy


Unknown: Jane Little
Producer: Richard McIlroy

: Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery

5/8. Steve Takes Over. The investigation gathers speed with the assistance of a musical comedy actress. Drama by Francis Durbridge.
Producer Patrick Rayner
RT DIRECT: To pre-order Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery CD (released 7 July) for E12.59 (RRP £17.99) incl p&p. call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute), quoting RTD238, or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD238 at the checkout


Unknown: Francis Durbridge.
Producer: Patrick Rayner
Paul Temple: Crawford Loqan
Steve: Gerda Stevenson
Hubert: Richard Greenwood
Stella: Emma Currie
Chris: Nick Underwood
George: Robin Laing
Inspector Vosper: Michael MacKenzie
Moira: Lucy Paterson
Dr Elzec: Greg Powrie
Sir Graham: Gareth Thomas
Don: Jimmy Chisholm

: 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

With Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

Listeners' views. Presented by Roger Bolton. producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: [address removed]


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Septimus Greabe

In the early 19th century, the Society for the Suppression of Vice, inspired by William Wilberforce , would stop at nothing to stamp out corruption and sin. Even if it meant employing the most unscrupulous of characters to carry out their good work. Enter one Septimus
Greabe - upholder of morals - especially if you pay for them! Satire by Mike Harris.
Producer/Director Clive Brill


Unknown: William Wilberforce
Unknown: Mike Harris.
Director: Clive Brill
Septimus: David Troughton
Thomas: Will Keen
Hannah: Kellie Shirley
John: Paul Jesson
Joseph: Nigel Cooke
Eva Bowles: Perdita Avery

: Shared Earth

New series 1/5. Dylan Winter finds out what can be done to benefit wildlife through restoration of traditional meadows, by undertaking "conservation grazing" and by stitching the patchwork of habitats back together again. Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Wireless Connections

5/5. The Inter-Not The internet is a powerful yet invisible force that infiltrates almost every aspect of our lives. In Stella Duffy 's story, she gives it its own voice: all-knowing, all-seeing and very weary of human frailties. Read by Gabriel Quigley. For details see Monday


Unknown: Stella Duffy
Read By: Gabriel Quigley.

: Cosmic Quest

15/30. The Celestial Police - Tracking Down
Asteroids and Planets. After the discovery of Uranus, both amateur and professional astronomers set out to find other celestial bodies. Presented by Heather Couper.
For details see Monday See Omnibus edition at 9pm


Presented By: Heather Couper.

: Last Word

Obituary series with Matthew Bannister.
Producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

Francine Stock talks to Alex Gibney, the director of Taxi to the Dark Side, the winner of this year's Oscar for best documentary.


Guest: Alex Gibney
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: 1968: Day-by-Day

DrSpock is put on trial for helping people evade conscription. For details see Saturday

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: Peter Rippon

: International Cricket

England v New Zealand
Commentary from Old Trafford by Jonathan Agnew , Arlo White and Alison Mitchell on the Twenty20 International. With expert analysis from Phil Tufnell and Chris Cairns
Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate times See also 5 Live Sports Extra at 5.15am Digital only


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Unknown: Phil Tufnell
Unknown: Chris Cairns
Producer: Adam Mountford

: The News Quiz

Francis Wheen , Jeremy Hardy , Sue Perkins and Simon Evans join Sandi Toksvig for more topical hilarity, satire and silliness. Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Lilian learns the truth about Matt. Writers Simon Frith and Joanna Toye : Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Unknown: Simon Frith
Unknown: Joanna Toye
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Matt: Kim Durham
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
William: Philip Molloy
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Usha: Souad Faress
Alan: John Telfer
Priest: Phil Mulryne
Dr Deepak Gupta: Madhav Sharma

: Front Row

Arts news, with Kirsty Lang. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Paid Servant

5/5. By ER Braithwaite,. The author follows a lead given to him by chance on a train, and goes beyond his remit to place Roddy with a good family. For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am

: Any Questions? until 8.15

Eddie Mair chairs the topical debate in Almondbury, West Yorkshire, where the panel includes the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families Ed Balls, and the Liberal Democrat peer Julia Neuberger. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Julia Neuberger.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Lucy Kellaway reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Adele Armstrong Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Lucy Kellaway

: Cosmic Quest

Omnibus - A Matter of Some Gravity
An omnibus edition of this week's episodes of Heather Couper 's narrative history of astronomy. The readers are Timothy West, Annette Bad land, Robin Sebastian , Julian Rhind-Tutt and John Palmer. Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Heather Couper
Unknown: Annette Bad
Unknown: Robin Sebastian
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Unknown: John Palmer.
Producer: Martin Redfern

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Things Fall Apart

5/10. By Chinua Achebe. The clan gathers for a ceremony and the spirits of the ancestors are abroad. For details see Monday

: A Good Read

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today in Parliament

Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster, highlighting the work of Committees.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy

: News

: Book of the Week:The Black Death

5/5. By John Hatcher. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: John Hatcher.

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