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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr John Newton.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr John Newton.

: The Old Left

by Daniel Menaker.
Final part: Time and Money Stereo


Unknown: Daniel Menaker.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves. Guest interview by Brian Hayes.
Producer Bridget Osbome


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Unknown: Brian Hayes.
Producer: Bridget Osbome

: Best Behaviour

Six programmes.
3: Manners Between the Sexes Many men open doors for women - but how many would give up their seat for a woman orstandup when she enters the room? Nigel Rees wonders if modern man is confused. Producer SallieDavies


Unknown: Nigel Rees

: Daily Service

Reading: Matthew 6, w 24-34. With the BBC Singers, directed by Barry Rose.


Directed by: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

The final reading from the book of Genesis.

: Woman's Hour

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But - after slavery, the extermination of North American Indians and imperialism in South America - is there any reason to thank him? Jenni Murray asks Hunter Davies and Amanda Hutchinson.
Serial: Mansfield Park (13)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Amanda Hutchinson.

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Crown Papers

A six-part series written by Peter Ling and Juliet Ace. 2: Scandal follows close on the heels of tragedy for the Minster family....
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo


Written By: Peter Ling
Written By: Juliet Ace.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Alice, Lady Minster: Dina Hsheridan
William, Lord Minster: Geoffrey Whitehead
Nicholas Gaunt: Mark Straker
Mrs Jenny Gaunt: Helena Breck
Lady Caroline Gaunt: Deborah Makepeace
Polly, Viscountess Ebony: Melinda Walker
Sir Charles Bowyer: Brett Usher
Lady Gina Bowyer: Shelley Thompson
Paul Weyman: Philip Sully
Scott Hanson: Colin McFarlane

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Posters ofMontmartre

Four plays based on the characters in Toulouse-Lautrec's posters, written by John Peacock. 3: Casque d'or 'The knife that cleanses, the bomb that purifies.'
The group of revolutionaries in Paris had passionate beliefs and were willing to die for them.
With Joanna Myers ,
Jane Whittenshaw , Alan Barker , Fraser Kerr , Matthew Sim. Music by Stephen Warbeck. Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Written By: John Peacock.
Unknown: Joanna Myers
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Alan Barker
Unknown: Fraser Kerr
Unknown: Matthew Sim.
Music By: Stephen Warbeck.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Marie Briand: Miranda Richardson
Manda Liauboeuf: Nicholas Farrell
Amelie Liauboeuf: Anna Cropper
leca: David King
Roland: Colin McFarlane
Raymond: Michael Turner
Maurice: Nigel Carrington
Jacques: Clarence Smith
Suzel: Emma Fielding
Diane: Theresa Streatfeild
Guignac: Robert Portal
Aristide Bruant: Bernard Hill

: Treasure Islands

with Michael Rosen.
Jenni Mills steps into the wardrobe to find out why C S Lewis's Narnia is still magical for children today. Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Jenni Mills
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Relative Values


: Encounters

Christopher Cook continues his search in the BBC Sound Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past. Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Knight

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn meets film director Alan Parker , whose latest film is
The Commitments, and reviews the films of the week including the story of the Bentley and Craig shooting, Let Him Have It; plus a report on the Prix Italia and music from today's guests, Everything but the Girl.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Director: Alan Parker
Producer: John Goudie.

: Short Story

3: Cardboard City
'As they went to consult the map of the Underground they almost stumbled over a man curled up asleep on the floor, a bundle of grey rags. His feet, black with dirt and disease, protruded shockingly bare into the path of the shoppers.' (For detaiis see Monday)

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton.


Presented By: Valerie Singleton.

: Round Britain Quiz


: News

: The Archers

Freshers' Week turns sour for Lucy.

: Face the Facts

with John Waite. Editor Graham Ellis
(Repeated tomorrowat 9. 05am; 0 WRITE to: Face the Facts, BBC, Broadcasting House, LondonWIAlAA


Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All In the Mind

(Broadcastyesterday 11.30am)

: Present Imperfect

Three programmes in which Roy Strong searches for Britain's
20th-century heritage.
2: Why Is 'Old' So Secure? The legacy Britain will leave for future generations is heavily weighted towards pre-1945 architecture and artefacts. Why have we rejected the contemporary in favour of the traditional? With just nine years to the 21st century is it too late to even things up?
Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Roy Strong
Producer: Jane Beresford

: In Business

Seconds Out
Time is money, and ever more ferocious competition is forcing firms to slash the amount of time it takes them to bring new products to market. It can mean cramming into a few months a development process that used to take years: experts call the technique 'time compression'. Peter Day reports on a management revolution in the making. Producer Mark Gregory. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Mark Gregory.

: Joining the Cubs

Six programmes in which journalists remember the first faltering steps they took in their careers.
3: In Vogue
Thirty years ago, fashion writer Georgina Howell was a bored student at secretarial college, hoping to be mistaken for Juliette Greco. Then her mother insisted she enter a talent contest....
Producer Caroline Adams


Unknown: Georgina Howell
Unknown: Juliette Greco.
Producer: Caroline Adams

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Turning Back the Sun by Colin Thubron. Part 8.


Unknown: Colin Thubron.

: Homeward Bound

Four programmes in which Harry Thompson explores the way it was for women. 2: The Castle Dangerous Reader Clare Beck.


Unknown: Harry Thompson
Reader: Clare Beck.

: The Birth of Europe

The Power to Succeed or Fail?
Energy is the issue that today drives nations apart and causes wars - yet the first use of natural energy in Europe brought people together. In the fourth of five programmes,
Peter France traces the discovery of natural energy and asks - what has changed?
Producer Mary Colwell


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Mary Colwell

: News

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