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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill


Presented By: Anna Hill

: Today

With Evan Davis and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner .


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Laura Janner-Klausner

: Midweek

Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests.
Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Book of the Week:

The Accidental Billionaires
3/5. In the aftermath of Mark's aborted website "Harvard Facemash" in the winter of 2003, he acquired a certain notoriety but there were some young entrepreneurs who recognised his talent and wanted to harness it to their own web projects. By Ben Mezrich. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Ben Mezrich.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Dr Nicholas Bundock. Love
Divine, All Loves Excelling (Love Divine). John 11, vvl-6, 32-37. The Lord Is My Shepherd (Goodall). What a Friend We Have in Jesus (Converse).


Unknown: Dr Nicholas Bundock.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: The Help

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

: In Living Memory

3/4. Oil in Dorset. When geologists in Dorset discovered the biggest onshore oilfield in Western Europe in the late 70s, a problem arose: how do you open up a major oilfield in one of the most important and protected stretches of landscape in the British Isles? After a long campaign to persuade people BP could drill for oil without destroying the environment, its plans were passed.
Chris Ledgard tells the story of the battle to extract Dorset's Oil. Producer Chris Ledgard


Unknown: Chris Ledgard
Producer: Chris Ledgard

: Baggage

4/6. Tales of the Unexpected. It's
Edinburgh, it's December and the Christmas spirit is in short supply. The spirit of whisky, though, features heavily as Ruth decides whether or not to risk falling off the wagon, and Caroline and Roddy risk seriously falling nut. Compdv rirsma hv Hilary Lvon.
Producer Gordon Kennedy ; Director Marilyn um


Unknown: Hilary Lvon.
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
Caroline: Hilary Lyon
Fiona: Phyllis Logan
Ruth: Adie Allen
Roddy: Robin Cameron
Hector: David Rintoul
Nicholas: Moray Hunter
Miriam: Nicola Grier

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Peter White.


Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: The Media Show

Steve Hewlett presents the topical programme about the media. Producer Sally Spurring

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Ladies'Day

To celebrate her early retirement. Pearl takes her two best friends from work off for a day at the races. It is a day that ends up a rollercoaster ride of emotions, changing fortunes and some , .novnprted revelations. By Amanda Whittington.
Producer/Director Sara uavies


Unknown: Amanda Whittington.
Pearl: Katharine Rogers
Jan: Lynda Rooke
Shelley: Louise Kempton
Kevin: John McAndrew
Jack: Robert Gwilym
Announcer: Charlie Parkin

: Money Box: Savings Special

Repeated from Saturday at 12.04pm

: Three Women in a Motorhome

2/3. Rosemary's Story. When the three women stop off at a launderette, 84-year-old Rosemary meets and gradually wins the trust of a young hoodie. He inspires her to hit on an unusual gift idea for her friend back at her retirement home. Marcia Warren reads Sue Teddern 's story. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Marcia Warren
Unknown: Sue Teddern

: Joan Armatrading's FavouriteGuitarists

3/5. John Williams. Regarded as one of the finest classical guitarists of his generation, John Williams has explored many different musical traditions, including Spanish and jazz guitar. Here he plays pieces to illustrate the differences between classical and other forms of guitar music. Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: John Williams.
Unknown: John Williams
Producer: Kate Bland

: 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

Rptd from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: The National Theatre of Brent's Iconic Icons

Desmond Olivier Dingle (Patrick Barlow ) and his entire company, Raymond Box
(John Ramm ), celebrate the living artists deemed by Desmond to be "iconic icons".
The duo begin by tracing the cultural path of Bob Dylan, from humble Robert Zimmerman to him being dubbed the voice of his generation. A new addition to the Brent canon, this will be as huge a contribution to the current artistic life of this country as the rest of their work. Written by Patrick Barlow and John Ramm. Producer Liz Anstee ; Director Patrick Barlow


Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Raymond Box
Unknown: John Ramm
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Robert Zimmerman
Written By: Patrick Barlow
Written By: John Ramm.
Producer: Liz Anstee
Director: Patrick Barlow

: The Archers

Lynda works on her social network. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson, who talks to novelist David Peace.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Guest: David Peace
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Help

8/10. Skeeter's crossing of the fearsome
Miss Hilly results in her near total exclusion from the Jackson social set.
Kathryn Stockett 's novel set in 1962 Mississippi.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Kathryn Stockett

: Reality Check

New series. 1/3. Justine Rowlatt presents the debate programme that brings together those who want to infuence policy with those at the sharp end of policy decisions. A panel of key figures in higher education is joined by students to ask if the UK actually needs to send so many people to university.
Producer John Murphy Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Justine Rowlatt
Producer: John Murphy

: Strangers in the Lobby

When Irish nationalists planted dynamite inside Westminster in 1885, their action indirectly led to the setting up of the modern lobby system. Today, all the major UK newspapers and broadcasters have lobby correspondents but it's a little-known fact that a group of Irish journalists work alongside them. Olivia 0' Leary tells their story. Producer Rachel Hooper Repeated from Sun at 10.45pm


Producer: Rachel Hooper

: A Life with.... Ospreys

3/3. Naturalist Paul Evans visits the Scottish Highlands to meet conservationist Roy Dennis , who has spent a lifetime observing ospreys, the iconic fish hawks that are slowly returning to Britain. What other creatures would Dennis like to see back in the British countryside? Producers Paul Evans and Julian Hector


Unknown: Paul Evans
Unknown: Roy Dennis
Producers: Paul Evans
Producers: Julian Hector

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With David Eades.


Unknown: David Eades.

: Book at Bedtime: The Rapture

3/10. Gabrielle and physicist Frazer Melville have begun an affair, but they are unsettled by Bethany's prediction about a natural disaster. By Liz Jensen. For details see Monday


Unknown: Liz Jensen.

: Act Your Age

3/5. Simon Mayo hosts a comedy show that pits the comic generations against each other to find out which is the funniest. With captains Jon Richardson , Lucy Porter and Roy Walker. Producers Ashley Blakerand Bill Matthews


Unknown: Simon Mayo
Unknown: Jon Richardson
Unknown: Lucy Porter
Unknown: Roy Walker.
Unknown: Bill Matthews

: Kicking the Habit: 1/6: If the Boot Fits - Share It

A group of Carmelite Friars battle against the temptations of the modern world in Christopher Lee's comedy series. Noisy boots, an electric bath chair and an attractive redhead are all hazards along the quirky path to righteousness.


Writer: Christopher Lee
Director: Pete Atkin
Father Bertie: Alfred Molina
Brother Martin: Roy Dotrice
Father Michael: Martin Jarvis
Brother Luke: Darren Richardson
Mave: Rosalind Ayres
Friars and pilgrims played by: Kenneth Danziger.
Friars and pilgrims played by: Tracy Pattin
Friars and pilgrims played by: Moira Ouirk
Friars and pilgrims played by: Alan Shearman

: News

: Book of the Week: TheAccidental Billionaires

3/5. Rptd from 9.45am

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