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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

Round-up of rural issues, with Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 Yesterday In Parliament Editor Ceri Thomas


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Jonathan Sacks.
Editor: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Novelist Peter Carey discusses with Kirsty Young the eight discs he would take to the mythical desert island. Producer Leanne Buckle


Unknown: Peter Carey
Unknown: Kirsty Young

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

5/5. After Margaret has a fatal accident, what does fate hold in store for Frances? Ffion Hague reads from her new book. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Act of Worship

Led from Edinburgh by the Rev Richard Frazer.


Unknown: Richard Frazer.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 The Way We Live Right Now 5/15 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Series editor Jill Burridge


Unknown: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Langoustines on the Clyde

Mark Stephen joins the fishermen reaping the benefits from the billions of langoustine that have made the River Clyde in Glasgow their home thanks to cleaner waters and the overfishing of predators. He investigates whether the seafood is as sustainable as hoped. Producer Peter McManus


Unknown: Mark Stephen
Producer: Peter McManus

: Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery

6/8. Just a Red Herring. The hunt for the counterfeit gang leads Paul to a high-speed powerboat on the Thames. Crime thriller 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 Logan
Steve: Gerda Stevenson
Don: Jimmy Chisholm
Dr Elzec: Greg Powrle
Inspector Vosper: Michael MacKenzie
Sir Graham: Gareth Thomas
Moira: Lucy Paterson
George: Robin Lalng
Hubert: Richard Greenwood
Stella: Emma Currie
Chris: Nick Underwood

: You and Yours

Consumer reports, presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Series editor Andrew Smith


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: 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 landlines 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: Address Unknown

By Kressmann Taylor , adapted by Tim Dee. The rise of Nazism in the 1930s is charted in letters between an American-
German Jew and an American-German living in Germany, which reveal truths about themselves and the changing world they live in Introduced by Anne Karpf. Starring Henry Goodman and Patrick Malahide. producer/Director Tim Dee


Unknown: Kressmann Taylor
Adapted By: Tim Dee.
Introduced By: Anne Karpf.
Unknown: Henry Goodman
Unknown: Patrick Malahide.
Director: Tim Dee

: Shared Earth

2/5 Dylan Winter meets
Professor Ben Sheldon in Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire, to discover how great tits are coping with global warming. Producer Kirsty Henderson


Unknown: Professor Ben Sheldon
Producer: Kirsty Henderson

: Unaccustomed Earth

5/5 Year's End. A young man struggles to accept his father's young new Indian wife, three years after his mother's death. Jhumpa Larhiri 's story is read by Hari Dhillon. Abridged by Richard Hamilton. For details see Monday


Unknown: Jhumpa Larhiri
Read By: Hari Dhillon.
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton.

: Cosmic Quest

20/30 How the Universe Began.
Heather Couper discusses the history of the Big Bang theory and its opponents.
For details see Monday See omnibus edition at 9pm


Unknown: Heather Couper

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister celebrates the lives of famous and less well-known people who have died recently.
Producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

Francine Stock talks to actor Brian Cox about his latest film The Escapist, prison movies and James Cagney. And director John Maybury discusses The Edge of Love, a biopic based on the life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, starring Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller.


Guest: Brian Cox
Guest: John Maybury
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: 1968: Day-by-Day

The defence lawyer of James Earl Ray , the man accused of murdering Dr Martin Luther King , arrives in London. For details see Saturday


Unknown: James Earl Ray
Unknown: Dr Martin Luther King

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

8/8. Jeremy Hardy , Carrie Quinlan , Phill Jupitus and Andy Hamilton join Sandi Toksvig for the topical comedy panel game. Producer Ed Morrish Rptd tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Carrie Quinlan
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Ed Morrish Rptd

: The Archers

David takes on the big boys.
Writer Mary Cutler ; Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Unknown: Mary Cutler
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Pat: Patricia Galllmore
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Matt: Kim Durham
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Usha: Souad Faress
Alan: John Telfer
Dr Gupta: Madhav Sharma

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang introduces the arts magazine programme, featuring news, reviews and interviews. Producer NickiPaxman


Introduces: Kirsty Lang

: The Way We Live Right Now

5/15. In the glare of scandal, some hearts are mended. Anthony Trollope 's novel is dramatised by Jonathan Myerson.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Dramatised By: Jonathan Myerson.

: Any Questions?

Topical debate hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby from Kilwinning, north Ayrshire, Scotland. Producer Anne Peacock Rptd tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock Rptd

: A Point of View

Lucy Kellaway reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Adele Armstrong Rptd tomorrow at 8.50am


Unknown: Lucy Kellaway
Producer: Adele Armstrong Rptd

: Cosmic Quest

Omnibus - The Galaxy and Beyond. Writer and astronomer Heather Couper 's narrative history of man's growing understanding of the universe and his place within it. The readers are Timothy West, Annette Badland , Robin Sebastian , Julian Rhind-Tutt and John Palmer. Producer Martin Redfern


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

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Things Fall Apart

10/10. ByChinuaAchebe.ReadbyChuk
Iwuji. The new church has been destroyed and the elders of the clan are summoned before the District Commissioner. For details see Monday

: A Good Read

3/9. Satirist Alistair Beaton and writer
Valerie Grove join Sue MacGregor to discuss their favourite books. Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Today in Parliament

Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster, highlighting the work of Committees and key developments in Parliament. Editor Peter Knowles


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

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

5/5. Ffion Hague reads from her new book. Repeated from 9.45am

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