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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: 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
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
Presented by Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Presented By: Abdal Hakim Murad.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: The Reunion

5/5. Sue MacGregor brings together former Beirut hostages John McCarthy ,
Brian Keenan and Terry Waite. Rptd from Sunday n.isam


Unknown: John McCarthy
Unknown: Brian Keenan
Unknown: Terry Waite.

: Act of Worship

A religious service led by Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: Book of the Week: From Harvey River

5/5. Lorna Goodison looks back on her childhood in Kingston, Jamaica, as the daughter of Mama Goodie , whose bottomless cooking pot and endless words of wisdom, sustain the iocais. But times are changing as independence for the country finally arrives. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Lorna Goodison
Unknown: Mama Goodie

: Woman's Hour from 10.45

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v West Indies
The third day of the First Test at Lord's.
For commentators see Wednesday *approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra from 10.45am TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Editor Jill Burridge


Editor: Jill Burridge

: Ladies of Leisure

The Luthan Hotel and Spa in Riyadh is the first women-only hotel in Saudi Arabia, taking advantage of a new rule that allows unchaperoned females (ie without a man) to stay in overnight accommodation. Felicity Finch talks to the women who work and stay there, examining their lives and experiences. Producer Sue Mitchell


Talks: Felicity Finch
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Chain Reaction

3/6. The tag talk show continues with last week's guest, the producer John Lloyd , interviewing his guest Phill Jupitus. Producer Tilusha Ghelani


Producer: John Lloyd
Unknown: Phill Jupitus.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: You and Yours

With Peter White. Series editor Andrew Smith


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented by Shaun Ley. Editor Jamie Angus


Presented By: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Jamie Angus

: More or Less

4/6. Tim Harford explains the numbers that surround us and gets to the truth behind the statistics in the headlines. Series producer Richard Knight Rptd on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Tim Harford
Producer: Richard Knight Rptd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7 pm

: Afternoon Play: Dos and Don'ts for the Mentally Interesting

By Louise Ramsden , based on the blog by 23-year-old Seaneen Molloy, The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive, her witty and heart-breaking account of learning to live and love with bipolar disorder. "You'll laugh, you'll cry. You'll probably do both if you're a manic depressive like me."


Writer: Louise Ramsden
Based on the blog by: Seaneen Molloy
Producer/Director: Fiona Keicher
Seaneen: Seainin Brennan
Rob: Joseph Kloska
Psychiatrist: Janice Acquah
CPN: Toni Midlane
Therapist/Shopkeeper: Philip Fox

: Gardeners' Question Time

Anne Swithinbank , Bob Flowerdew and Chris Beardshaw are guests of Somerfords Garden Club near Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Plus a feature about sustainable gardening that looks at the benefits of growing native plants. Eric Robson is in the chair. Includes at approximately


Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Gardening Weather Forecast.

Producer Trevor Taylor Rptd on Sunday at 2pm


Producer: Trevor Taylor Rptd

: Sacrifices

5/5. Eleanor. Walsall-born Ellie Simmonds won two swimming gold medals at the Beijing 2008 Paralympics. Her parents talk about the huge decisions they made, and their impact on family life, to help her realise her dreams. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ellie Simmonds

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister and guests reflect on the lives of notable people who have recently died. Producer Neil George Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Neil George

: The Film Programme

Director JJ Abrams talks to Francine Stock about his new Star Trek prequel. And Stephen Woolley discusses Sounds like Teen Spirit, a documentary he produced about the the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Producer Stephen Hughes Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Talks: Jj Abrams
Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Stephen Woolley
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Joanna Carr


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Joanna Carr

: The News Quiz

2/8. Sue Perkins, Francis Wheen , Andy Hamilton and Jeremy Hardy are this week's panellists carving great lumps of comedy from the carcass of the week's news. Producer Victoria Lloyd Rptd tomorrow at 12.30pm RT DIRECT: The News Quiz: Read All about It (CD) is available for £9.99 (RRP £12.72) inc pSp. Call [number removed] (landline calls costs 5p per min; calls from mobiles vary) quoting[number removed]


Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Producer: Victoria Lloyd Rptd

: The Archers

Lilian and Jennifer go to war.
Writer Joanna loye
Director Rosemary Watts ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]
Messageboard: www.bbc.co.uk/dna/mbarchers


Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Matt: Kim Durham
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Will: Philip Molloy
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Brenda: Amy Shindler
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Annabelle: Julia Hills
Gerry: Mark Perry
Martyn: Jon Glover
Annette: Anne-Marie Piazza
Nic: Becky Wright

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and reviews, introduced by Kirsty Lang. Producer Nicki Paxman


Introduced By: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

5/5. Irene is horrified that her whole family is now living in Vera's compound. By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Unknown: Carole Hayman.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion in Edinburgh, where an audience canvasses the opinions of four leading figures. Producer Anne Peacock Rptd tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock Rptd

: A Point of View

Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: Tough Love

I Darents Laura and Mark don't see the 7 warning signs: bottles not taken to the bottle bank, missing bank cards, tumbling grades at school. Then everything falls into place as they learn the truth about their golden boy. By Andrea Gibb.
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Unknown: Darents Laura
Unknown: Andrea Gibb.
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane
Laura: Maureen Beattie
Mark: Liam Brennan
Danny: Richard Madden
Paul: Lain Robertson
Dr Robb/Rita: Julie Austin
Tom: Jimmy Chisholm
Jeannie: Meg Fraser
Mr Brown: Paul Young

: The World Tonight

National and international news, introduced by Ritula Shah. Editor Alistair Burnett


Introduced By: Ritula Shah.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: The House of Special Purpose

10/10. As he recalls the fate of the Russian Imperial family in the House of Special
Purpose, Georgy must face another loss, that of his beloved wife. By John Boyne. For details see Monday


Unknown: John Boyne.

: Great Lives

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week:From Harvey River

5/5. Rptd from 9.45am

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