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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ernie Rea.


Unknown: Ernie Rea.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.

6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News

7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Presenter: Evan Davis
Presenter: James Naughtie
Speaker (Thought for the Day): The Rt Rev Tom Butler

: The House I Grew Up in

New series 1/6. The return of the series that revisits childhood homes of influential
Britons. Wendy Robbins meets entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Farmer in his childhood stomping ground of Leith.
Producer Rosamund Jones Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Wendy Robbins
Unknown: Tom Farmer
Producer: Rosamund Jones

: A Wonderful Way to Make a Living

New series 1/5. Service. Satins Joe Oueenan searches for more unlikely money-making schemes and the people who operate them, this time in the UK. Here he meets the emergency shirt delivery man whose clients include office workers with hangovers. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Joe Oueenan
Producer: Miles Warde

: Daily Service

Led by Canon Noel Vincent. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies (Ratisbon). Matthew 17, w1-9. Holy Is the True Light (Harris). Be Still for the Presence of the Lord (Evans, arr Jackson).


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Book of the Week:Batting on the Bosphorus

3/5. A Skoda-Powered Cricket Tour through Eastern Europe. Angus Bell visits a Slovenian village full of left-handed batsmen. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Inside the Whale 8/10 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Forbidden Families

New series 1/3. Bettany Hughes uncovers the stories of wives and mothers throughout history who have told of their experiences in their own words. She begins in France in AD 842 and a remarkable woman called Dhuoda. When her two sons are kidnapped she writes a manual for her stolen boys advising them of the skills they need to become men. producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Bettany Hughes
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Cabin Pressure

6/6. Fitton. The crew are grounded, so Arthur demonstrates why apples are the secret of happiness and Martin shows Carolyn how to be an air hostess. Sitcom written by John Finnemore.
Producer David Tyler


Written By: John Finnemore.
Producer: David Tyler
Carolyn: Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Richardson: Roger Allam
Capt Crieff: Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur: John Finnemore
Mr Goddard: Adam G Goodwin
Helena: Melisande Cook

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Sheila McClennon.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Off the Page

6/7. Making YourMindilp. How and why do we make decisions? Dominic Arkwright is joined by a neurosdentist, a life coach and a numbers expert to try to decide. producer Beth O'Dea


Unknown: Dominic Arkwright
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Night Manager

On the last night of Johnny Farrell 's management of the Finbar Hotel , his past comes back to haunt him. By Dermot Bolger.
Producer/Director Gemma McMullan


Unknown: Johnny Farrell
Unknown: Finbar Hotel
Unknown: Dermot Bolger.
Director: Gemma McMullan
Johnny: Sean Campion
Alfie: Garrett Keoqh
Simon: Tom Hickey
Helena: Alison McKenna
Taxi Driver/Chef: Sean Keams
DrGorman: John Hewitt
Receptionist: Nikki Doherty
Barman/Waiter: Conor McGreevey
Woman guest: Bronaqh Taylor
Colm: Michael Ritchie

: Gardeners' Question Time

With John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Biggs. Eric Robson is in the chair. At 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs.
Unknown: Eric Robson

: The Foods of Love and Hate

3/5. A Birthday Cockatrice. Jodie's divorced parents come together for her seventh birthday party, but weird things start happening when the specially cooked cockatrice comes out of the oven. Gerard Woodward 's story is read by Helen Lederer. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gerard Woodward
Read By: Helen Lederer.

: At War with Wellington

3/5. Peter and Dan Snow describe the raping and pillaging reported by those who took part in the Peninsular war. For details see Monday


Unknown: Dan Snow

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor talks to key thinkers as he explores new research on how society works. Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Case Notes

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Attempts to re-house Ronan Point victims in tower blocks are resisted. For details see Saturday

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair .


Presented By: Eddie Mair

: The Music Group

Zoe Ball , Polly Toynbee and Andrew Collins are Phil Hammond 's guests. They each bring a piece of music with a particular meaning for discussion. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Unknown: Andrew Collins
Unknown: Phil Hammond
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: The Archers

Chris drops a clanger at the bell ringing. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson , including a report on the RSC's new production of Hamlet, with David Tennant in the title role. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: David Tennant
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Inside the Whale

8/10. Moving On. By Jennie Roonie. Stevie finds sanctuary in the form of a government inspector, while Michael recalls African solace. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jennie Roonie.

: Inside the Ethics Committee

New series 1/4. The series that considers real cases facing clinical ethics committees and debates them, hearing from patients, relatives and medical staff involved, testing the moral foundation on which such life-and-death decisions are made. The first programmme tells the story of a young girl who desperately needed a bone-marrow transplant from a "saviour" sibling. Presented by Vivienne Parry. Producer Beth Eastwood Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Presented By: Vivienne Parry.
Producer: Beth Eastwood

: Bowing Out Gracefully: theBrandreth Ruies on Standing Down

2/3. Down and Out and Up Again
Gyles Brandreth advises fellow former MPs on how to rebuild their lives and careers, including how to court the media, how to sell your book, and how to find a job.
Producer Chris Bond Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth

: Dead Sea Scrolls Revisited

1/2. Roger Bolton looks at one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries, the 1st-century Jewish texts found 60 years ago. He visits the cave where the scrolls were discovered and finds out what the experts are doing to preserve them. Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Norman Winter

: The House I Grew Up In

1/6. Wendy Robbins meets entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Farmer in his childhood home of Leith. Repeated from 9am


Unknown: Wendy Robbins
Unknown: Tom Farmer

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: God's Own Country

8/10. By Ross Raisin. The teenage girl accompanying Sam across the moors regrets her decision and suggests they return home, but he has other ideas. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ross Raisin.

: Bespoken Word

4/6. Performance poetry from the Latitude festival, in Suffolk, featuring newcomer Dockers MC. With Mister Gee. Producer Graham Frost


Producer: Graham Frost

: Fabulous

4/6. With nothing more than a copy of Prima and a poem by Pam Ayres to guide them, today's modern women seem to have it all. So why can't Faye compete? Lucy Clarke 's comedy stars Daisy Haggard , with Adam Buxton , Joanna Scanlan , Joanna Neary ,
Geoffrey McGivern , Matthew Holness , Anne Reid and Laura Solon. Producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Pam Ayres
Unknown: Lucy Clarke
Unknown: Daisy Haggard
Unknown: Adam Buxton
Unknown: Joanna Scanlan
Unknown: Joanna Neary
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivern
Unknown: Matthew Holness
Unknown: Anne Reid
Unknown: Laura Solon.
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Strange Parallel World of Christian Pop

DJ, record collector and Church of England arts officer Paul Bayley explores 1960s faith-based music, uncovering several groups and performers from the period who proved pop was not confined to the hedonistic hordes.


Presenter: Paul Bayley
Producer: Bob Dickinson

: News

: Book of the Week:Batting on the Bosphorus

3/5. By Angus Bell. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Angus Bell.

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