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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Reports from the annual European Agricultural Outlook conference in London. Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.


Produced By: Richard Sanders.

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr John McDade.


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Fr John McDade.

: News

: Sport on 4

with Cliff Morgan. Producer Rob Nothman


Unknown: Cliff Morgan.
Producer: Rob Nothman

: Breakaway

Presented by Ken Bruce. With reports on outdoor activity holidays in the Alpine region.
Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Presented By: Ken Bruce.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Arthur Smith , Craig Ferguson and Annabel Giles.
Producer Dymphna Flynn. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Craig Ferguson
Unknown: Annabel Giles.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn.

: The Week in Westminster

with Michael White , political editor of The Guardian.
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents around the world give a personal view of their host countries.
Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: Money Box

with Louise Botting.
Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Louise Botting.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

The return of the series in which chairman Barry Took quizzes team captains
Richard Ingrams and Alan Coren and their guests. Producer Colin Swash. Stereo


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren
Producer: Colin Swash.

: News

: Any Questions?

Panel: Simon Jenkins ; Charles Kennedy , MP; Joan Ruddock , MP.Rt
Hon Norman Tebbit , MP. From London. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]
Your opportunity to call Jonathan Dimbleby with your views on the issues raised in this week's edition of Any Questions? Producers Anna Carragher and Lucy Cacanas
0 LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Jenkins
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Joan Ruddock
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher

: Saturday Playhouse

Something Like a Miracle
In 192 la Labour Council was voted in for the first time in the poverty-stricken borough of Poplar. They decided to break the law in order to help their voters. Written by Gerry Huxham.
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo


Written By: Gerry Huxham.
Director: Janet Whitaker.
George Lansbury: John Church
Sam March: Keith Drinkel
Walter Green: Eric Allan
Chas Chandler: Ronald Herdman
George Cressali: Terence Edmond
Edgar Lansbury: Mark Straker
Minnie Lansiwry: Joanna Myers
Susan Lawrence: Joanna Wake
Nellie Cressall: Theresa Streatfeild
Bessie Lansbury: Gudrun Ure
LouChandler: Ann Windsor
Virginia: Siriol Jenkins
Bill Thompson: Neil Roberts
JPSkeggS: Matthew Simm
Sir Alfred Mond: Brett Usher
Lloyd George, PM: Peterpenry Jones
Edward Shortt: Andrew Wincott
Herbert Morrison: Jonathan Adams
William Gentry: Nicholas Murchie
Governor of Brixion Prison: John Webb

: Age to Age

In the light of the recent spate of sectarian murders in Northern Ireland, Barry Cunliffe talks to Roy Foster , Professor of Irish History at Oxford University, about the changing face of the Irish Republican Army since the 19th century.
And, as complaints from customers of British
Telecom continue to rise, Brian Gear examines the impact of the telephone and how people's attitudes to it have altered.
Producer John Knight


Talks: Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Roy Foster
Unknown: Brian Gear
Producer: John Knight

: Science Now

Presented by Alun Lewis. Producer Julia Durbin


Presented By: Alun Lewis.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Costing the Earth

The first of eight programmes exploring the environment. This week Teresa Gorman , MP, and Jonathon Porritt battle for the planet, while presenter Roger Harrabin offers zoological immortality and reporter Dylan Winter dons his green wellies. Producer Jeffrey Olstead


Unknown: Teresa Gorman
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Presenter: Roger Harrabin
Reporter: Dylan Winter
Producer: Jeffrey Olstead

: Fourth Column

Simon Hoggart and friends take a satirical look at life.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

with Sally Grace , David Tate , GeoffMcGivern and Simon Godley.


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Simon Godley.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson.
Animated table talk inspired by current preoccupations.
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Kaleidoscope

Whose Bottom Is It Anyway?
Mike McShane , the big American who made his name as a master of comic improvisation in Whose Line Is It Anyway?, has recently embarked on a new production at the Nottingham Playhouse, inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream. Paul Allen meets him in the wings to find out about The Pocket
Dream, and about the background to his particular comic talents. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mike McShane
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Classic Serial

Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family Thomas Mann 's novel, adapted in six episodes.
3: The firm of Buddenbrooks has been shaken by a misfortune which cost it
80,000 marks at one blow. The Consul has no sooner made good this situation than he learns that his daughter's husband, Grunlich, is insolvent. Narrator Charles Simpson.
With Siriol Jenkins,
Alison Reid , Paul Gregory and Mark Straker.
Translation by H Lowe-Porter Adapted by John Peacock
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Unknown: Thomas Mann
Narrator: Charles Simpson.
Unknown: Alison Reid
Unknown: Paul Gregory
Unknown: Mark Straker.
Adapted By: John Peacock
Director: Jane Morgan.
Consul: Terence Edmond
Elizabeth: Barbara Jefford
Tony: Harriet Walter
Tom: James Laurenson
Christian: Keith Drinkel
Grunlich: Jonathan Tafler
Kesseimeyer: Philip Voss
Permaneder: Timothy Spall
Gerda: Lorna Heilbron
Ida: Angela Pleasence

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys talks to four people who have weathered major storms in their careers.
3: Sir Clive Sinclair , who over-estimated the appeal of his C5 car.


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sir Clive Sinclair

: Music in Mind

presented by Brian Kay.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

led by Canon Geoffrey Brown. Stereo


Unknown: Canon Geoffrey Brown.

: News

: Stop Me and Tell One

When North Pennine Arts appointed Taffy Thomas as a storyteller-in-residence there were more than a few raised eyebrows. Was it worth the money? What was he going to do? But in a magical year, as Martyn Wiley finds out, Taffy, in his painted storytelling van, has brought together young and old in this wild rural area through the age-old business of telling tales. Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Taffy Thomas
Unknown: Martyn Wiley
Producer: Dave Sheasby.

: Travels with Mrs T

In the third of five talks
David Bean , following more than 150 years behind Mrs Frances
Trollope, visits the battlefield of Waterloo.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: David Bean
Unknown: Mrs Frances
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Donald Swann.


Unknown: Donald Swann.

: The Nick Revell Show

A sitcom for the 90s written by and starring award-winning comedian Nick Revell. With
Alistair McGowan ,
Caroline Gruber , Brian Bowles , Doon Mackichan and Alison Sterling.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: Nick Revell.
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Caroline Gruber
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Doon MacKichan
Unknown: Alison Sterling.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: News

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