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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for ref lection, with Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.


Unknown: Jonathan Wittenberg.

: Farming Today

Rural round-up and trends, with Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

News, analysis and probing interviews, with John Humphrys and Sarah Montague. 6-25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Jonathan Sacks.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

The doyenne of character actresses, Miriam Margolyes is the first celebrity of this series to be cast adrift on the desert island. She talks to Kirsty Young about her life and career, and about her music choices. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Kirsty Young

: Book of the Week:That's Another Story

5/5. The American publicity tour for Educating Rita in 1983 offered some bizarre glimpses of life as a Hollywood star. But more down-to-earth experiences are in store for Julie Walters when she finally meets the love of her life. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Julie Walters

: Act of Worship

Led by Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Leslie Griffiths.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Garvey.
10.45 The Whole of the Moon 5/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
Editor Jill Burridge For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Once upon a Time on the Frontline

British soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their partners and children, describe in their own words their experience of taking part in a new Army-backed initiative called Storybook Soldiers in which soldiers record bedtime stories for their children back home. Producer Emma Wallace


Producer: Emma Wallace

: Psmlth In the City

3/4. Stirring Times with Comrade
Waller Psmith and Mike discover the secret passion of the kindly head of Cash. Written by PG
Wodehouse and dramatised by Marcy Kahan.
Producer Abigail le Fleming


Unknown: Waller Psmith
Dramatised By: Marcy Kahan.
Producer: Abigail Le Fleming
PG Wodehouse: Simon Williams
Psmith: Nick Caldecott
Mike: Inam Mirza
Edward: Ryan Watson
Mr Waller: Jonathan Tafler
Comrade Prebble: Chris Pavlo
Bill: Dan Starkey
Ada: Jill Cardo
Plebian: Robert Lonsdale
Plebian: Stephen Critchlow

: You and Yours

Topical issues and consumer reports, presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

3/11. Listeners'views on BBC radio programmes. Presented by Roger Bolton.
Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London WIA 1QT phone: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Blinded by Science

A scientific comedy by Paul Viragh. Professor Michael Hart is a leading figure in genetic and biological research, and in the running for a plum government job. But he has an "unethical" rival, an ailing marriage, a lack of self-esteem and an ungrammatical self-help CD.
Director David Hunter


Comedy By: Paul Viragh.
Comedy By: Professor Michael Hart
Director: David Hunter
Michael: James Fleet
Cathy: Lesley Sharp
Chris: Stuart McQuarrie
Vince: Inam Mlrza
Jenny: Donnla Hughes
Minister: Janice Acquah
Guru: Chris Pavlo
Presenter: Stephen Critchlow

: Ramblings

1/5. Walking for Spiritual Renewal - Satish Kumar. In the 1960s, Satish Kumar walked 8,000 miles from India to America to protest against nuclear arms. As he walks along the north Devon coast with Clare Balding, he recalls his astonishing trek.


Unknown: Satish Kumar
Presenter: Clare Balding
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Sentences

5/5. My Dad. A small boy who dreams of monsters awakes to find two hulking men in his room. is it a dream or are these monsters real? Befuddled and scared, the boy attempts to make sense of the confusion around his bed. Caspar Walsh 's story concludes the series of prison writings.
Read by Robert Madge. For details see Monday


Unknown: Caspar Walsh
Read By: Robert Madge.

: America, Empire of Liberty

15/30. Founding a Capital. The fierce bargaining that occurred between north and south over where to locate the nation's capital city. Presented by David Reynolds. For details see Monday; See also 9pm


Presented By: David Reynolds.

: 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

Francine Stock talks to actor Simon Pegg about his role in the new comedy How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.


Guest: Simon Pegg
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

2/9. Sandi Toksvig hosts the veteran comedy panel game, guaranteed to make mincemeat out of the news. Guests are Andy Hamilton , Hugo Rifkind and Jeremy Hardy. Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm RT DIRECT: To order The News Quiz: Read All about It (released 9 Oct) for E9.09 (RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call
[number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting [number removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Hugo Rifkind
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.
Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Peggy faces some tough opposition.
Writer Nawal Gadalla ; Director Jenny Stephens Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed] Face behind the voice: pages 118-119


Unknown: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Jenny Stephens
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Ian: Stephen Kennedy
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Will: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrlmond
Christopher: William Sanderson-Thwalte
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Alan: John Telfer
Annabelle: Julia Hills
Maria: Liz Sutherland
Tina: Nikki Bedl
Ryan: Jack Ryder

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang , who reports on how the British Museum is showing modern sculptures alongside its ancient and classical artworks. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: The Whole of the Moon

5/5. The Book of Psalms provides the vital final clue. By Colin MacDonald.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Colin MacDonald.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair for the topical debate in Birmingham where the panel includes the playwright David Edgar , shadow cabinet member Alan Duncan MP, and Liberal Democrat spokeswoman Julia Goldsworth MP. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: David Edgar
Unknown: Alan Duncan
Unknown: Julia Goldsworth
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

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


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Producer: Clive Brill

: America, Empire of Liberty Omnibus

3/6. Independence and Republicanism
America wins independence from Britain and George Washington is inaugurated as the country's first president in 1789. Another chance to hear this week's episodes of David Reynolds 's history of the United States.


Unknown: George Washington
Unknown: David Reynolds

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Out of a Clear Sky

10/10. The discovery of new evidence relating to David's death provides the last bit of the puzzle. By Sally Hinchcliffe. For details see Monday


Unknown: Sally Hinchcliffe.

: Great Lives

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Phil Hammond's Bad Golf Day

Writer, comedian and GP Dr Phil Hammond spends a day at his local golf club in a desperate bid to understand the complexities and absurdities of the most socially divisive sport on the planet.


Presenter: Dr Phil Hammond
Producer: John Byrne

: News

: Book of the Week:That's Another Story

5/5. By Julie Walters. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Julie Walters.

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