with John Humphrys and Brian Redhead
with Libby Purves
Producer ANGIE NEHRING Stereo
(Details as Sunday 2. 00pm)
Red Barbara by LlAM OTLAHERTY .
Reader Stephen Brennan. Producer PAM BRIGHTON BBC Northern Ireland
All thy works praise thee, 0 God; Glory to thee,
0 God (AMNS 363); Psalm 149; Ephesians 4, w 1-7, 11-13; For all the saints (Sine nomine) (BBC HB
227). BBC SINGERS, directed by BARRY ROSE. Stereo
Oliver Taplin embarks on the first of four programmes, recorded entirely on location, exploring the enduring popularity of Odysseus and his adaptability across time and place. 1: Doubling
Maleia Brian Glover is Homer in a new translation of the Odyssey by OLIVER TAPLIN. Music specially composed by ELIZABETH PARKER
Producer BEATY RUBENS
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Eight programmes. With
7: On a Desolate Shore
Selected and introduced by Brian Gear.
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol (R)
Presenter John Howard
Six programmes with Mark Carwardine and Douglas Adams.
5: A Man-eating, Evil-smelling Dragon
The Komodo dragon. Additional music by STEVEN FAUX
GAYNOR SHUTTE. Stereo
Presenter James Naughtie
The Enormous Turnip adapted by MARY KALEMKERIAN. Stereo
Presenter Jenni Murray
by CARLOS CERDA translated by MARGARET ETALL. With and What do an exiled prostitute, a young student gone to buy bread and a car with four men in it have to do with Alvaro, winner of the radio competition? The answer lies in his star prize journey!
Directed by MARIA VIGAR Stereo
the radio presenter:
Fleur Adcock talks with the poet Wendy Cope about her life and poetry. Readers ANGELA DOWN and SIMON TREVES. Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol
(Details as Tuesday 7.20pm)
While television is now the predominant method of telling stories, so the momentum grows for the very first medium, one person within a circle of listeners. Christopher Cook reports on the storytelling festivals.
Producer ANTHONY DENSELOW Stereo
Stereo (Details Mon 12.25pm)
with John Waite.
Producer GRAHAM ELLIS
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(Details as Saturday 4.00pm)
(Details Tuesday 10.00am)
Elizabeth Wright presents six programmes in which the Chinese recall 40 years of Communist rule. 5: Breaking the Iron Rice Bowl
Deng Xiaoping moves
China away from Maoism towards a more individualistic and profit-seeking society. But with growing inflation and corruption, demands for political reform are shattered with the massacre of Tiananmen Square.
Producer DAVID POWELL
Paul Allen plays
'consequences' with a string of authors; Soviet artists come to Glasgow; and Peter Maxwell-Davies conducts his Strathclyde concertos.
Producer SIMON BROUGHTON Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod Stereo
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (8). Stereo
Fragments of a decade recalled in nine parts by Harry Thompson. 2: Singing in the Rain During a wet 1951 the Festival of Britain manifested itself as the Dome of Discovery in London and extensive morris dancing in the provinces. But what had changed when the dancing stopped? Researcher
Producer AMANDA MARES BBC Manchester