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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ernie Rea.


Unknown: Ernie Rea.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: Our Food Our Future

2/4. Tom Heap examines the impact the global food crisis is having on British life. He discovers that we are changing the way we shop, cook and eat as food prices soar and that this might not be such a bad thing. Producer Lucy Lunt Repeated at 9.30pm


Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Top of the Class

2/4. in this series, John Wilson takes leading figures in their fields back to the places and people who influenced their later success. Today he takes violin virtuoso Tasmin Little back to the Yehudi Menuhin School to meet her former teacher and best friend.
Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Book of the Week:Batting on the Bosphorus

1/5. A Skoda-Powered Cricket Tour through Eastern Europe. Taking his inspiration from an encounter with a psychic, Scottish sports writer Angus Bell begins his tour with a cricket match - on ice. Abridged by Laurence Wareing and read by Robin Laing. Producer Kirsty Williams Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Batting on the Bosphorus for E8.99 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: Angus Bell
Abridged By: Laurence Wareing
Read By: Robin Laing.
Producer: Kirsty Williams

: Daily Service

Led by the Very Rev Alan McDonald from the Parish Church of St Andrew and St George,
Edinburgh. 1 Kings 8, v6; vvlO-11; 14-20. 0 God, Thou Art the Father (Durrow). Holy, Holy, Holy (Nicaea). Celtic Prayer (Whitbourn).


Unknown: Rev Alan McDonald

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Inside the Whale 6/10 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: At War with Wellington

1/2. The five-year Peninsular Campaign against Napoleon was to be a long, difficult war, but in the end Wellesley succeeded in expelling the French forces from Portugal and Spain and, in the process, won the title Viscount Wellington. Peter and Dan Snow follow in Wellington's boots to the sites of his victories at Vimeiro and Talavera. Producer Alyn Shipton
See also 3.45pm all week, and Friday 11am Radio features: pages 118-119


Unknown: Dan Snow
Producer: Alyn Shipton

: Baggage

4/6. Not Quite Part of the Plan. Caroline and Ruth struggle with Fiona's post-natal aggression. Edinburgh-based comedy by Hilary Lyon.
Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn Imrie


Comedy By: Hilary Lyon.
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Caroline: Hilary Lyon
Fiona: Phyllis Logan
Ruth: Adie Allen
Roddy: Robin Cameron
Nicholas: Moray Hunter

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Peter White.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Round Britain Quiz

7/12. Teams from Scotland and the north of England compete in the cryptic quiz show. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: No Going Back

By Ron Hutchinson. An Australian visiting Ireland for the first time since childhood finds himself caught up in a 50-year-old murder mystery.
Producer Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Ron Hutchinson.
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan
Tom: Richard Dillane
Sammy: John Hewitt
Nelly: Abigail McKern
Jim: James Greene
Mary: Annie McCartney
Newspaper editor: Miche Doherty
Billy: Harry Towb
Tea lady: Seanin Brennan

: Alvin Hall's World of Money

Rptd from Sat

: The Foods of Love and Hate

1/5. Pigs-in-Blankets. By
Shena Mackay. Zac devises a special dinner for his village restaurant, thinking he'll be entertaining a bunch of convivial friends. But it seems there isn't such a great sense of community after all. The first of five tales on the theme of food is read by Hugh Bonneville. Producer Rosalynd Ward


Unknown: Shena MacKay.
Read By: Hugh Bonneville.
Producer: Rosalynd Ward

: At War with Wellington

1/5. Peter and Dan Snow introduce a selection of extracts from the letters and diaries of the soldiers who fought in the Peninsular Campaign that bring to life the harshness and camaraderie of fighting in a foreign country. With Benedict Cumberbatch as Wellington. Other characters played by David Westhead , Neil Dudgeon , David Holt and Frank Stirling. Producer Alyn Shipton Radio features: pages 118-119


Unknown: Dan Snow
Unknown: Benedict Cumberbatch
Played By: David Westhead
Played By: Neil Dudgeon
Played By: David Holt
Played By: Frank Stirling.

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

10/13. Ernie Rea explores the place of faith in the modern world. Producer Rosemary Dawson


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: 1968: Day-by-Day

US sprinter Tommy Smith backs a proposed boycott of the Mexico Olympics. For details see Saturday


Unknown: Tommy Smith

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair .


Presented By: Eddie Mair

: Just a Minute

2/10. Clement Freud , Gyles Brandreth , Marcus Brigstocke and Dave Gorman are the panellists in a show that comes from the Hay Festival. Hosted by Nicholas Parsons. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Rptd on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Dave Gorman
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani Rptd

: The Archers

Tom and Helen plan for the future.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson reports on a new exhibition at the V&A that charts the links between fashion and sportswear. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Inside the Whale

6/10. Was I Delusional? Jennie Roonie 's tale of two lovers looking back on lives that should have been spent together, and the long shadows cast by fate. Adapted by Penny Leicester .
Producers David Chilton and Di Speirs Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Jennie Roonie
Adapted By: Penny Leicester
Producers: David Chilton
Producers: Di Speirs Rptd
Stevie: Penelope Wilton
Michael: David Troughton
Anna: Emma Noakes
Young Stevie: Lizzy Watts
Vivien/Eva: Rachel Atkins
Young Michael: Carl Prekopp
Captain/Laurie: Gerard McDermott
Alf/Brendon: Ashley Cook

: 1968: The Sixty-Eighters at 60

1/2. David Aaronovitch finds out about the legacy of the "year of revolutions" from some of the people, now aged 60, who were there at the front line. He asks them whether their future turned out as they had expected. Producer Phil Tinline


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Crossing Continents

4/11. Belarus Youth. The future for young people in Belarus. Repeated from Thursday

: Peer Review in the Dock

Mark Whitaker investigates peer review as a guarantor of quality in research and academia, considering criticisms that the method no longer establishes expertise. Producer Mike Haiiy


Unknown: Mark Whitaker
Producer: Mike Haiiy

: Our Food Our Future

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: God's Own Country

6/10. Ross Raisin 's novel about a young farmer whose sense of his own actions is horribly askew. When Sam Marsdyke helps a 15-year-old girl to run away from home, the adventure proves his undoing. Abridged by Viv Beeby and read by Matt Smith. Producer Emma Harding RT DIRECT: To order God's Own Country for £13.50
(RRP £14.99) 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: Ross Raisin
Unknown: Sam Marsdyke
Abridged By: Viv Beeby
Read By: Matt Smith.
Producer: Emma Harding

: Word of Mouth

4/4. Guest presenter John Lloyd takes a close look at words. Producer Chris Ledgard


Presenter: John Lloyd
Producer: Chris Ledgard

: Tomorrow, Today!

1/9. Dial M for Martian. A producer in 1961 struggles to make a radio soap set in the unimaginably futuristic world of 2006. Comedy by Christopher William Hill.
Producer Liz Webb


Comedy By: Christopher William Hill.
Producer: Liz Webb
Nigel: Peter Bowles
Sylvia: Cheryl Campbell
Godfrey: John Fortune
Sir Angus: Gary Waldhorn
Hugo: Joseph Kloska
Douglas: Jon Glover
Colin Paul: Richard Biggin
Miss Pickford: Miranda Keeling

: News

: Book of the Week:Batting on the Bosphorus

1/5. By Angus Bell. Repeated from9.45am


Unknown: Angus Bell.

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