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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev Nick Baines.


Unknown: Nick Baines.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With Evan Davis and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Start the Week

Joining Andrew Marr are theatre director Katie Mitchell, former CIA officer Robert Baer and writer Ophelia Field. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Andrew Marr
Guest: Katie Mitchell
Guest: Robert Baer
Guest: Ophelia Field
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Book of the Week: The Gaol

1/5. The story of Newgate, London s most notorious prison. While the capital's theatres came and went, it was inside Newgate that some of England s greatest dramas would unfold. Kelly Grovier 's history is read by Jasper Britton and abridged by Libby Spurrier. Producer Joanna Green Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order The Gaol for E22.50 (RRP E25.00) incl p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Unknown: Kelly Grovier
Read By: Jasper Britton
Abridged By: Libby Spurrier.
Producer: Joanna Green

: Daily Service

Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. Prayer Is the Soul's s Sincere Desire (Beatitudo). Luke 11, vvi-4. The Lord's Prayer (Allain). Jesus, Where'er Thy People Meet (Wareham).


Unknown: Mgr Tony Rogers.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 What Is She Doing Here? 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
The fifth and final day of the First Test at Lord s. For commentators see Saturday 'approximate times See also 5 Live Sports Extra at 10.45am TV highlights are on Five at 7.15pm

: Putting for Profit

2/2. lain Carter examines the rising popularity of golf and the financial rewards on offer in a sport that has become a massive global industry. Producers Pennie Latin and David Stenhouse


Producers: Pennie Latin
Producers: David Stenhouse

: Baggage

1/6. The Homecoming. It's Edinburgh, it's Christmas and it's cold outside. Ruth may be in love, Fiona may be in labour and Caroline may wish she hadn't bothered coming home at all. Comedy drama by Hilary Lyon. Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Hilary Lyon.
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Caroline: Hilary Lyon
Fiona: Phyllis Logan
Ruth: Adle Allen
Roddy: Robin Cameron
Preston: Roger May

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.


Presented By: Shaun Ley.

: Round Britain Quiz

4/12. Tom Sutcliffe hosts the lateral-thinking general knowledge quiz, with contestants from the south and the north of England. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Dickens Confidential

6/6. Why Are We in Afghanistan? By Mike Walker. Charles Dickens and his team become embroiled in a mystery involving spies, dark goings-on at the Russian Embassy and a balloon chase across London. Director Tracey Neale


Unknown: Mike Walker.
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Director: Tracey Neale
Charles Dickens: Dan Stevens
Agnes: Eleanor Howell
Daniel: Andrew Buchan
Nadia: Rachel Atkins
Alex: Dan Starkey
Joseph: John Dougall
Bishop: John Rowe
Ivan: Chris Pavlo

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis answers listeners' questions on personal finance. Producer Diane Richardson PHONE: [number removed] (lines open from 1.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson

: Urban Welsh

1/5. Jack. A moment's recklessness with Gethin in the long grass is about to change Abby's life. Rachel Tresize 's story, read by Shellev Rees , is the first in a series from Welsh writers. Producers Nigel Lewis (Monday only) and Kate McAII


Unknown: Rachel Tresize
Read By: Shellev Rees
Producers: Nigel Lewis
Producers: Kate McAii

: Gameboy v the MongolianSteppe

1/5. Like many teenagers, 14-year-old Dexter. who has learning difficulties, is obsessed with computer games. This audio diary tells how Dexter's exasperated father issues him with a challenge - he bets him that life in the wilderness of Mongolia is more adventurous than any computer. Producer Sara Jane Hall See pages 120-121


Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

7/13. Ernie Rea and guests explore faith in the modern world. Producer Rosemary Dawson


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: 1968: Day-by-Day

On Bastille Day the protesters return to the Streets Of Paris. For details see Saturday

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

5/6. Archive edition from 2005 broadcast in tribute to Humphrey Lyttelton. The panellists are Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden versus Tim Brooke-Taylor and Jack Dee.
Producer Jon Naismith Rptd on Sunday at 12.04pm FM onty RT DIRECT: To order I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue 10 on CD for E9.74 (RRP E12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed]
(landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RTD243, or visit www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Jack Dee.
Producer: Jon Naismith Rptd

: The Archers

Clarrie tries to unravel the mystery.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

A round-up of arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: What Is She Doing Here?

1/5. The Kosovan Woman. A true story adapted by Kate Clanchy from her book. One spring morning Kate encounters
Antigona, a Kosovan refugee, on her doorsteo.
Producer/Director Jonquil Panting Rptd from 10.45am


Adapted By: Kate Clanchy
Kate: Fiona Shaw
Antigona: Teuta Skenderi
Husband: Sam Dale
Flora: Jade Williams
Mihane: Adelayo Adedayo
Mark: Chris Pavlo
Ylli: Lewis Lempereur-Palmer

: American Dreams

3/4. James Naughtie visits Fort Riley in Kansas, a base with a key role in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. He examines the use of the military as an instrument of US foreign policy and assesses the direction the country might take after November's presidential election. Producer Sue Ellis


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Fort Riley
Producer: Sue Ellis

: Crossing Continents

1/11. South Africa's Promised Land. Rosie Goldsmith investigates the South African government's attempts to speed up the process Of land reform. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith

: Clair Patterson: Scourge of the Lead Industry

Hermione Cockburn tells the extraordinary story of one man's discovery that lead was contaminating the environment. Thanks largely to his efforts, lead was removed from petrol, cans, electrical solder and a host of other applications through which it was entering the air and the food Chain.


Unknown: Hermione Cockburn
Producer: Mike Hally

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Night of the Mi'raj

6/10. Crime novel by Zoe Ferraris set in Saudi Arabia. Nayir's investigation into
Nouf's murder leads to an uncomfortable encounter at an American compound. Read by Zubin Varia and Sirine Saba. Abridged by Alison Joseph. Producer Kirsteen Cameron
RT DIRECT: To order The Night of the Mi'raj for E14.99 (RRP £13.49) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT or visit [Web Address Removed]. UK delivery only


Novel By: Zoe Ferraris
Read By: Zubin Varia
Abridged By: Alison Joseph.
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron

: Word of Mouth

1/4. Michael Rosen examines the use of bad language. He asks why we swear and what makes a word unacceptable in polite society. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Today in Parliament

With Mark D'Arcy.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.

: News

: Book of the Week: The Gaol

1/5. The story of Newgate, London's most notorious prison. By Kelly Grovier. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Kelly Grovier.

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