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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection with Father Nicholas James.


Unknown: Father Nicholas James.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With James Naughtie and Evan Davis.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
Presented by Rhidian Brook. Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Evan Davis.
Presented By: Rhidian Brook.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: The Reunion

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Book of the Week:

Making Money
5/5. Recovery. Will we ever learn? The last instalment of writings by various authors reflecting the boom-and-bust economic cycle in Britain and its effect on society. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Peter Baker.


Unknown: Peter Baker.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey
10.45 Balance of Power 5/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
Editor Jill Burridqe For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridqe

: Britain's Teenage Suicides

1/2. Penny Marshall investigates the causes of the recent suicides in Bridgend. She talks to experts in the mental health of young people, the Samaritans and a coroner about the influence of the internet, the media, drugs and alcohol and social deprivation. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald


Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald

: Deep Trouble

4/4. A stray astronaut and a rock band cause confusion in Captain Wade's head - as well as around Portsmouth. Last in the comedy series about life on board nuclear submarine HMS Goliath, written by and starring Jim Field Smith and Ben Willbond.
Producer/Director David Tyler


Unknown: Jim Field Smith
Unknown: Ben Willbond.
Director: David Tyler
Capt Paul: Jim Field Smith
Cdr Alison: Katherine Jakeways
Lt Jack: Ben Willbond
PO Lucy: Miranda Raison
PO Bazeley: Renton Skinner
PO Jones: Gareth Tunley
FO Glade: Rufus Jones
Narrator: Jonathan Ryland
Murray Minty: Steve Furst

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: For One Night Only

7/7. Elvis Comes Back. Paul Gambaccini revisits Elvis Presley 's December 1968 NBC TV comeback special and hears from those who were there how the King regained his crown after a six-year period without a chart-topping hit. This electric performance convinced the nation that he was back - and bigger and better than ever before. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Producer: Marya Burgess

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A Tiger for Malgudi

RK Narayan 's comic narrative is a wonderfully rich evocation of Indian life in the 1970s that looks at human absurdities through the eyes of a wild animal. An ageing tiger, now the companion of a monk, looks back on his life. Dramatised by Ronald Frame for the 100th anniversary of RK Narayan's birth.
Producer/Director Lu Kemp


Unknown: Rk Narayan
Dramatised By: Ronald Frame
Director: Lu Kemp
Deputy: Paul Bazely
Zoo Keeper: Paul Bazely
Captain: Paul Bazely
Jaddu: Paul Bazely
Teacher: Meneka Das
Shekar: Raman Goyal
Wife: Indira Joshi
Raja, the Tiger: Raad Rawl
The Master: Nadlm Sawalha

: Costing the Earth

Rptd from yesterday at 9pm

: Love of the World

5/5. Just as things start to improve for Kate, circumstances change dramatically. By John McGahern. For details see Monday


Unknown: John McGahern.

: Big Bang Day: Five Particles

5/5. The Next Particle. Simon Singh concludes his look at subatomic particles by considering the "sparticle" - a super symmetric partner to all the known particles that could be the answer to uniting all known particles and their interactions under one theoretical pattern of activity. For details see Monday


Unknown: Simon Singh

: Last Word

Obituary series with Matthew Bannister.
Producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

Director James Watkins talks to Francine Stock about his new film Eden Lake, a controversial thriller in which a middle-class couple on a camping holiday are attacked by working-class children.


Guest: James Watkins
Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

With Eddie Mair . Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Armando lannucci's Charm Offensive

5/6. Armando lannucci and his guests poke fun at the week's news.
Producer David Tyler Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm RT DIRECT: To order Armando lannucci 's Charm
Offensive: Series 3 CD for £11.99 (RRP E15.99) incl p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per min), quoting RTD257. or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD257 at the checkout


Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Producer: David Tyler
Unknown: Armando Lannucci

: The Archers

David summons some supporting troops.
Writer Caroline Harrington ; Director Jenny Stephens Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Unknown: Caroline Harrington
Director: Jenny Stephens
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowlinq
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Tom: Tom Graham
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Matt: Kim Durham
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Will: Philip Molloy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Christipher: William Sanderson-Thwaite
Mike: Terry Molloy
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Annabelle: Julia Hills
Eric: Stephen Tomlin

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang , including an interview with writer Will Self. Producer Ella-Mai Robey


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Ella-Mai Robey

: Balance of Power

5/5. Abigail's ally, Mr Harley , fails in his bid for power. But Abigail wins outright in her battle with the Duchess of Marlborough. Historical drama by Deborah Davis.
For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Mr Harley
Unknown: Deborah Davis.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is in the.chair for the topical debate from Worthing, West Sussex, where the panel comprises the former Labour MP Tony Benn , the shadow
Minister for Immigration Damian Green , and the broadcaster and journalist David Aaronovitch.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Damian Green
Unknown: David Aaronovitch.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Katharine Whitehorn reflects on another topical issue.
Producer Clive Brill Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Producer: Clive Brill

: The Friday Play: Walking the Line

Prison officer Kieron - caught between a vulnerable young prisoner and a senior colleague who believes their role is only to discipline and control - finds his instincts and sensibilites increasingly challenged. Then the separate worlds of home and work start to spill into one another. Stephen Phelps 's taut drama documentary features the rarely heard voices of the families of prison officers.
Producer/Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Stephen Phelps
Director: Toby Swift
Keiron: Andy Nyman
Terry: Ralph Ineson
Jamal: Salkat Ahamed
Offical voice: Sam Dale

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Eades. Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: David Eades.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Someone at a Distance

5/10. Ellen and Avery North were happy enough for Louise to come and collect her legacy from Avery's mother, but now there's tension as she outstays her welcome.
By Dorothy Whipple. For details see Monday


Unknown: Avery North
Unknown: Dorothy Whipple.

: Great Lives

6/9. David Ervine. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm


Unknown: David Ervine.

: Potting On

6/6. Something for Me. A windfall on the Premium Bonds causes ructions at the garden centre, as Gordon earmarks the money for an office computer. Sitcom written by Chris Thompson and Peter Reynolds.
Producer Claire Jones
RT DIRECT: To order Potting On for E10.39 (RRP £15.99) incl p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute), or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD219 at checkout


Written By: Chris Thompson
Written By: Peter Reynolds.
Producer: Claire Jones
Pam: Pam Ayres
Gordon: Geoffrey Whitehead
Roy: Trevor Bannister
Dave: Karl Theobald
Carol: Alex Tregear

: News

: Book of the Week:Making Money

5/5. Repeated from 9.45am

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