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Can anyone instil some life into both Edie and Archie?


Penny Lloyd
Josie Jump:
Kasia Haddad
Miles Jupp
Penny Pocket:
Kim Tserkezie
PC Plum:
Andrew Agnew
Edie McCredie:
Juliet Cadzow
Miss Hoolie:
Julie Wilson Nimmo
Suzie Sweet:
Mary Riggans
Rodd Christensen

Avoiding the cut will be of paramount importance in live day-two action from St Andrews of the 134th British Open.
A round of 66 - constructed around four birdies and an eagle - left US journeyman Skip Kendall seven under and top of the leaderboard at the end of the second day's play last year. After carding a 68, experienced Englishman Barry Lane lay in joint third place, while eventual champion Todd Hamilton was a further shot back alongside Colin Montgomerie, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh and Michael Campbell.
Who will be in pole position at the halfway stage this time in the chase for the winner's cheque tor £720,000?
Presented by Steve Rider. Coverage can also be heard on Radio 5 Live from 9am. Highlights at 9.35pm on BBC2.

Interactive: from 9am, digital viewers can select dedicated coverage of a leading group, see regularly updated highlights and view a live leaderboard of scores from every player on the course. For a course guide, profiles of the main players, live audio commentary through the day and three minutes of video highlights, visit [web address removed]
Compact sports radio: page 10
50 par excellence: page 15


Steve Rider

Joe Swift joins forces with designer Bonita Bulaitis in Fowey, Cornwall, as they work on transforming the steeply sloping front garden of Gill Blackwell. How will they incorporate Bulaitis's concepts into the seaside garden of a Victorian townhouse?
Blueberries/garden pinks offer: page 36


Garden designer:
Joe Swift
Garden designer:
Bonita Bulaitis
Paul Vanezis
Series Producer:
Vanessa Jackson

Michael Tippett's powerful oratorio A Child of Our Time features in continuing live coverage from the Royal Albert Hall, London. The piece marks its composer's centenary as well as the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Roger Norrington conducts Indra Thomas (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Willard White (bass), and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Introduced by Alan Titchmarsh.
Also broadcast on Radio 3 and at [web address removed]

Interactive: digital viewers will be able to access programme notes about the pieces played via the red button on their handset
Pull-out guide to the Proms: see centre pages


Alan Titchmarsh
Michael Tippett
Roger Norrington
Indra Thomas
Christine Rice
Ian Bostridge
Willard White
Helen Mansfield
Series Editor:
Oliver MacFarlane

Action from the second round on the Old Course at St Andrews, where some of the world's top golfers are competing for the coveted Claret Jug - and could be battling to avoid an early exit. Last year at Royal Troon, Sergio Garcia, Nick Faldo, Padraig Harrington and defending champion Ben Curtis all failed to make the cut. Introduced by Gary Lineker.
50 par excellence: page 15


Gary Lineker
Ian Finch
Mark Cole

Grayson Perry, Tim Lott and Bonnie Greer are among host Mark Lawson's guests airing their views on the latest developments in the cultural arena.


Mark Lawson
Julian Birkett
Grayson Perry
Tim Lott
Bonnie Greer
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 Myth and Music Composer Judith Weir on her series of works based on Scottish folk tales.
2.30 Gothic in India: Bombay Railway Station
8652351 3.20 Ever Wondered? 31958993 3.30 Finding a Voice - Alannah and Hannah 52852 4.00 An
English Education 46245 4.30 Family Ties - the Story of Adeline Yen Mah 66974 5.00 Open Advice - Staying on Course 59142 5.30 Ever Wondered?


Judith Weir

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