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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Producer Alasdair Cross


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday In Parliament
With Sean Curran and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Susan Hulme.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Midweek

Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests.
Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Daily Service

Led by Michael Wakelin. Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord (Evans). Ephesians 1, vv3-12. God Be in My Head (Bingham). Jesus, the Name High over All (Lydia). Director of music Stephen Jackson. Organist Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Michael Wakelin.
Organist: Stephen Jackson.
Organist: Christopher Stokes.

: Book of the Week: The Pain and the Privilege: the Women in Lloyd George's Life

3/5. Frances Stevenson is impressed by David Lloyd George when he delivers an oration to the Welsh Baptists. Ffion Hague reads from her new biography. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Frances Stevenson
Unknown: David Lloyd George
Unknown: Welsh Baptists.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Way We Live Right Now 3/15 The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: International Cricket

England v New Zealand
Commentary from Jonathan Agnew ,
Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Arlo White on the second one-day international at Edgbaston. With summaries by Jeremy Coney and Dougie Brown.
Producer Adam Mountford "approximate times See also 5 Live Sports Extra at 10.45am Digital only TV highlights are on Five at 7.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Jeremy Coney
Unknown: Dougie Brown.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: In Living Memory

New series 1/4. The Little Red Schoolbook. Published in 1971, The Little Red Schoolbook caused a furore with its Thoughts of Chairman Mao-style advice to children about sex, drugs and - worst of all - how to assert their rights in school. Jolyon Jenkins tells the story of a book that exposed the widening gap between the traditionalist establishment and the growing permissive society. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Hut 33

5/6. Getting Heavy. Hut 33 has come bottom in the ranking at Bletchley Park, and the code breakers must do something to prove themselves. Sitcom by James Cary. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: James Cary.
Producer: Adam Bromley
Charles: Robert Bathurst
Archie: Tom Goodman-Hill
Minka: Olivia Colman
Gordon: Fergus Craig
Joshua: Alex MacOueen
Mrs Best: Lill Roughley

: You and Yours

With Sheila McClennon and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Quote.... Unquote

5/6. Nigel Rees hosts the quotations quiz. Panellists include Alison Baverstock and Arabella Weir. Producer Claire Bartlett


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Alison Baverstock
Unknown: Arabella Weir.
Producer: Claire Bartlett

: The Archers


: Afternoon Play: Listen to the Words

Tim taps fellow student Sophie's phone in an attempt, so he says, to understand her. Later, while held in a secure unit, he books the media room and tells his story through a broadcast for his college radio station.


Writer: Ed Hime.
Producer/Director: Jessica Dromgoole
Tim: Joe Dempsie
Sophie: Lizzy Watts
Damon: Sam Crane
Stella: Lisa Stevenson
Derek: Nyasha Hatendl
Dr Susan: Helen Longworth
Bill Keyes: Ben Crowe
Clive: John Rowe
Zoe: Liz Sutherland
Lecturer: Stephen Critchlow
Toby: Dan Starkey

: Gardeners' Question Time

The team answerquestions posed by members of Woburn Sands and District Garden Club, near Milton Keynes. Eric Robson is in the chair. At 3.25pm Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: Milton Keynes.
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Unaccustomed Earth

3/5 Unaccustomed Earth 2/2. Indira Varma concludes a reading of Jhumpa Lahiri 's story. For details see Monday


Unknown: Indira Varma
Unknown: Jhumpa Lahiri

: Cosmic Quest

18/30. Deep Space. Heather Couper traces our understanding of nebulae. For details see Monday


Unknown: Heather Couper

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor talks to key thinkers. Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: All in the Mind

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Three British protesters are released from a MOSCOW jail. For details see Saturday

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Double Science

6/6. Forresters FM. Forresters College has a temporary FM radio licence and Danny is quick to exploit it when he stages his own radio dramas. Sitcom by Ben Willbond and Justin Edwards. producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Ben Willbond
Unknown: Justin Edwards.
Producer: Adam Bromley
Colin: Ben Willbond
Kenneth: Justin Edwards
Alison: Rebecca Front
Danny: Raza Jaffrey
Donna: Margaret Caboum-Smlth

: The Archers

Fallon finds a lukewarm reception at the Bull. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Ella-Mai Robey


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Ella-Mai Robey

: The Way We Live Right Now

3/15. Flex may be wounded, but it's his sister who's really hurting. Anthony Trollope 's novel The Way We Live Now is given a modern setting by Jonathan Myerson. For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: Jonathan Myerson.

: The Moral Maze

3/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral issues behind the week's news, with Michael Portillo , Melanie Phillips and Claire Fox cross-examining expert witnesses. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Claire Fox
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Fifty Years before the Masthead

1/4. The Dreaming Spires. Political journalist Anthony Howard 's autobiography begins with his early work while at Oxford. During National Service his dispatches about the Suez Crisis aroused the suspicion of Michael Parkinson , then a captain in press relations but who later became a colleague of Howard's on The Guardian.
Producer Mark Savage Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm Repeated next Sunday at 5.45am


Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Mark Savage

: World on the Move: Great Animal Migrations

18/40. Wildlife experts, zoologists and conservationists report on the progress of animals as they make their annual journeys around the world.
Repeated from yesterday at 11am


Presenter: Brett Westwood
Presenter: Philippa Forrester

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Things Fall Apart

8/10. By Chinua Achebe. Read by Chuk Iwuji. Missionaries arrive in the village and ask for land on which to build a church. For details see Monday


Read By: Chuk Iwuji.

: Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking

4/6. Bittersweet comedy monologues from Laura Solon, with Rosie Cavaliero, Ben Moor and Ben Willbond.
RT DIRECT: To pre-order Laura Solon: Series 2 CD (released 11 September) for £12.79 (RRP £15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RTD240, or visit [web address removed] and enter code RTD240 at the checkout


Comedian: Laura Solon
Unknown: Rosie Cavaliero
Unknown: Ben Moor
Unknown: Ben Willbond
Producer: Colin Anderson

: Today in Parliament

Sean Curran presents news, views and analysis of the day's developments in Westminster, including Gordon Brown 's response to MPs' queries during Prime Minister's Questions.


Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Gordon Brown

: News

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