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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: I Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Nicholas Bradbury.


Unknown: Nicholas Bradbury.

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe.
; Including:
6.45 Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
1 7.45 Thought for the Day ! with the Rev Richard Bewes.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Richard Bewes.

: The Week on 4

: Sic Transit

We Regret to Announce....
The last programme in which David Self explores modern leisure travel, with the help of the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer Noah Rictiler. Stereo


Unknown: David Self
Producer: Noah Rictiler.

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Marina salandy-Brown Stereo


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: Daily Service Pilgrimage

A week of pilgrimage to sites of religious significance in Ireland.
Today: St Patrick's Church, Saul, County Down.
Conducted by the Rev Dr Robert Tosh.
0 Lord of Creation; Acts
16, w 6-10; Christ Be with Me; 0 King of Heaven, My Pride Forgive.


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.

: The Litmus Test

A new series of the scientific quiz. Chairman Nigel Henbest. Panel: Bob Ralph , Aubrey Manning , John Davies and Sheila Anderson. Producer Louise Dalziel. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Henbest.
Unknown: Bob Ralph
Unknown: Aubrey Manning
Unknown: John Davies
Unknown: Sheila Anderson.
Producer: Louise Dalziel.

: The Bible

Numbers. Third of nine parts read from the Authorised Version by Michael Hordem. Director Alison Bogle


Unknown: Michael Hordem.
Director: Alison Bogle

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray celebrates the launch of Operation 2000, a new initiative to encourage women into the boardroom; and talks to Princess Michael of Kent about courtesans and kings.
Serial: Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler. The 11th of 20 episodes read by Garrick Hagon.


Presenter: Jenni Murray
Guest: Princess Michael of Kent
Writer: Anne Tyler
Reader: Garrick Hagon
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin
Editor: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: 071.[number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes your calls on making a will and inheritance-tax planning. • LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: You and Yours

withjohn Howard.

: Not as Funny as It Used to Be

The second in a six-part series celebrating 150 years of Punch magazine. Featuring Leslie Phillips , Michael Jayston ,
Angela Thorne and Eve Matheson. Presenter Simon Hoggart. Adapted by Bill Matthews
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Michael Jayston
Unknown: Angela Thorne
Presenter: Simon Hoggart.
Adapted By: Bill Matthews
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Part of the Furniture with Adrian Edmondson. In Trevor Lloyd's play, a man comes to rent a room - somewhere quiet and airless and with a landlady who won't interfere. But what does he want it for?
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo and at 3.00
A serious comedy by Paul Boakye. When Mrs Foots meets talkative Mrs Pryce after the funeral of an old friend, she can't wait to get away. Mrs Pryce , however, has other ideas.
Director Nandita Ghose. Stereo


Unknown: Adrian Edmondson.
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Comedy By: Paul Boakye.
Unknown: Mrs Foots
Unknown: Mrs Pryce
Unknown: Mrs Pryce
Director: Nandita Ghose.
John/Voice: Adrian Edmondson
Mrs X: Patsy Rowlands
Second doctor: Shireen Shah
Denise/Announcer: Jane Whittenshaw
First doctor: Alan Barker
Newsreader/Bingo caller: Ian Lindsay
Mrs Foots: Cassie McFarlane
Mrs Pryce: Claudette Williams
Brother Miller: Colin McFarlane
Raymond: Sidney Cole

: Conversation Piece

SueMacGregor's first guest in a series ot eight programmes is Dorothy Dunnett - painter, crime writer and above all historical novelist.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Dorothy Dunnett
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson-Scott 's guests include director Clare Venables , talking about her new operatic venture; an insider's view of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is revealed in a new exhibition; and M S Power's latest novel explores the controversial subject of Northern Ireland.
Producer Mike Greenwood. Stereo (Revised repeatat 9.30pm;


Unknown: Robert Dawson-Scott
Director: Clare Venables
Producer: Mike Greenwood.

: Short Story

Tea and Dancing by Ronald Frame.
Read by Lynn Farleigh. Producer Duncan Minshull


Read By: Lynn Farleigh.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: News

: The Archers

Tony's at the end of his tether.

: The Food Programme

Presenter Derek Cooper.


Presenter: Derek Cooper.

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

The World, the Flesh and the Devil
In Gary Mitchell 's play,
Tommy and Betty Wright are a young couple with Dallas-type notions of lifestyle. Borrowing the money to pay for this involves them with the local loan sharks, and brings them face to face with violence on the streets.
Director Pam Brighton. Stereo and at 8.45
AfrogothPart2 Yemanja and Leroy are trapped by the evil vampire. With the help of spirits, incantations, love and a pet falcon, can they overcome and kill the evil racist spirit?
Written by Peter Kalu.
Director Frances Anne Solomon


Unknown: Gary Mitchell
Unknown: Betty Wright
Director: Pam Brighton.
Written By: Peter Kalu.
Director: Frances Anne Solomon
Tommy Wright: Lalor Roddy
Betty Wright: Eileen McCluskey
Dominique: Catherine Brennan
Michael: Gerry Rooney
Mat: John Hewitt
Strainer: Simon Magill
Hugh: George Shane
Harry Strain: Mark Mulholland
John: Bj Hogg
Arty: Trevor Moore
Lewis: Toby Byrne
Mason: Niall Cusack
Emily Strain: Marie Jones
Jill: Susie Kelly
Leroy/Mr Feastbelly: Clarence Smith
Yemanja: Adjoa Andoh
Narrator/Pa/Ogun: Colin McFarlane
Vampire: Charles Mlllham
his/The wind: Cassie McFarlane
Ma: Dona Croll

: Worse Things Happen at Sea

Fourth of six programmes in which Ian Mclntyre observes the passing scene, political and cultural.


Unknown: Ian McLntyre

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.
Editor Margaret Budy. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: A Book at Bedtime

As part of the Young
Playwrights' Festival 1991: Yoruba Girl Dancing by Simi Bedford.
The fourth of five parts read by Adjoa Andoh. Abridged by Margaret Busby Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Simi Bedford.
Read By: Adjoa Andoh.
Abridged By: Margaret Busby
Producer: David Hunter

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991: Slaughter in the Dark

In just one night, fantasising blind detective Jack Dunroody becomes a sex starlet's lover and her husband's murderer. And that's without doing or seeing anything....


Writer: Marius Brill
Director: Andy Jordan
Jack Dunroody: Paul B. Davies
Suzi D'Amour: Prunella Gee
Freddy (Frightfully): Timothy Carlton
Thomas Underwood: William Eedle
Gladys Trump: Jo Anderson
Charlie: John White
Policeman/Radio announcer/ Herbert the dog: Tim Meats

: In the Country

Cameron McNeish visits an ancient oak wood in Argyll which has a new future, thanks to a simple fence.
Producer Christopher Lowell


Unknown: Cameron McNeish
Producer: Christopher Lowell

: News

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