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11 00 Singing Together (12) Presenter ANDREW SHORE Stereo (R)(e)
1120 Junior Drama Workshop 2: The Plague Village Stone Circles by ALAN LAMBERT. Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 Talk to Me
2: Why, What, Where, Who? The Doofemow Goes to School by ANITA HEWETT. Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Poetry Comer Upside-Down and Instde-Out by MARY HAYDON. Stereo (e)
Imagine sitting on top of a volcano at night. Next to a spring hotter than boiling water, as corrosive as battery acid, and as poisonous as cyanide. And all this with millions of tons of ocean above you and giant worms under your feet. If you think that's taxing, try and imagine why scientists have been falling over themselves to visit such an inhospitable place. Geoff Watts decided it was time to find out. Producer PETER CROASDALE
Moneyfax on 4 - Credit Seventy per cent of the population now use credit regularly to buy goods or services, but few people fully understand how credit interest rates work.
John Howard surveys the kinds of credit on offer and guides you through the minefields to help you use credit wisely.
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The Political Quiz
Two teams, captained by Austin Mitchell, mp, and Julian Critchley , mp, compete in a light-hearted test of political knowledge.
Patrick Hannan is in the Chair. Written and compiled by BOB SINFIELD
Producer HARRY THOMPSON Stereo
If you' ve always left the cooking to your wife, fending for yourself can be a daunting prospect. Widowers describe how they are coping in the kitchen, from the can-of-beans man to the born-again gourmet. Serial: Breathing Lessons (3) Presenter Jenni Murray
by DOROTHY OSBORNE.
With Steve Hodson as Frank Carolyn Pickles as Millie and Mary Wimbush as Aunt Ida.
Aunt Ida has died. What can her will reveal and what is her interest in whales?
Special music composed by ELIZABETH PARKER of the Radiophonic Workshop
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo (R)
Local government official:
The Art of Healing
Prabhu Guptara reports on the way the arts and medical science come together in a range of projects, including an NHS-sponsored writer-in-residence, who uses poetry and prose as a direct aid to recovery. Producer CAROLINE YOUNG . Stereo
by Graeme Fife
The Man in Black, Edward de Souza introduces 13 plays of horror and suspense.
With Hannah Gordon as Mary.
The telephone can be a vital lifeline in our lives. A lifeline, however, that can become horribly tangled.
A four-part exploration of the relationship between English landscape and literature, with Christopher Nicholson. 2: The Landscape of the Imagination
For Wordsworth and other romantic poets of the early
19th century, the landscape was not merely to be looked at and admired; rather, it was part of a psychological process. Producer MCOLA BARRANGER (First broadcast on BBC World Service)
In the first of four programmes Ray Gosling meets
Hiromi Matsumura , a woman and a boss in the City, from Kyoto; Mitsuya Fujimoto , film producer and modern super-cool hip tri-continental commuter; and Yoko Okuma from Yokohama.
With guidance from
Professor Richard Bowring of Downing College, Cambridge. Producer JENNY LO
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Rock star Sting is a night-club owner in the film Stormy
Monday, and the life of the Irish poet W. B. Yeats is examined in a new biography.
Presenter Natalie Wheen
Producer NOAH RICHLER. Stereo
(Revised repeat tomorrow at 4.35pm)
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