Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.
James Whitboum in conversation with a special guest.
Producer Christine Morgan
with Sue MacGregor and Susannah Simons.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Umar Hegedus.
Cliff Morgan with news, issues and conversation from the sporting world. Producer Graeme Reid Davies
with Pete McCarthy. This week Martin Roberts goes to Canada's "gateway to the Pacific" - the bustling seaport of Vancouver. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Ned Sherrin hosts an hour of live interjections from the likes of Victoria
Mather, Mark Steyn and The Men Who Know.
Producer Ian Gardhouse
Michael White , Political Editor of The Guardian, presents a personal view of a week in the life of MPs and peers.
Producer Dennis Sewell
BBC correspondents around the world give a personal view of their host countries.
Producer Geoff Spink
Alison Mitchell with news and advice about personal finance.
Chairman Barry Took quizzes team captains
Richard Ingrams and Alan Coren and their guests. Producer Colin Swash. stereo
The panel: Tony Banks, Labour Junior Spokesman on Social Security; Edwina Currie ;
Charles Kennedy , President of Liberal
Democrat Party and Spokesman on Health; Sir Charles Powell , former Private Secretary to Mrs Thatcher. From Burnham,
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
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The Lucky One Rosemary Davis 's dramatisation of Lucy Ching 's autobiography One of the Lucky Ones. Canton, 1945. Lucy, a young blind girl, is hidden away at home because of the ancient belief that the eyes are the root of all evil, and blindness is a punishment for the sins of the ancestors. When, by chance, Lucy hears a radio broadcast, her fate begins to take a dramatic turn.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Lucy as Narrator:
Andy Croft investigates three northern English regions to find out how their traditional identities have been shaped by writers and how these identities are standing up to the increasing standard urbanisation process which threatens to blot out individual regional differences for ever.
3: South Yorkshire - Pits, Pints and Student Games. Producer Dave Sheasby Stereo
Peter Evans with a weekly review of science news. Producer Constance St Louis
Michael Scott explores
Brownsea Island in Dorset, renowned for its rich wildlife - oystercatchers, red squirrels, Japanese sika deer and boy scouts. Producer Simon Roberts
Simon Hoggart and friends take a satirical look at life. Producer Brian King
A look back at the week's news.
with Robert Robinson.
Animated table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations. Producer Ronni Davis. Stereo
Jazz at Heart
Steve Berry styles himself as a jazz warrior, diving into schools with his double bass, or hustling for gigs in a recessionary Britain. Ian McMillan follows him on the lonely road of a man with jazz at heart.
Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
A four-part dramatisation of Tobias Smollett 's boisterous tour by coach and four around Georgian Britain, in search of curatives, clean air and conjugal bliss.
2: From Bristol to Bath.
Dramatised by Scott Cherry Music: Matthew Scott
Director Clive Brill. Stereo
The third of six episodes of this round-robin series of biographers in conversation. Margaret Forster talks to
Philip Hoare about his work in progress on a new life of Noël Coward.
More favourite melodies presented by Brian Kay. Producer Sarah Devonald Stereo
A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by Canon Colin Semper. Stereo
In the first of two programmes Conscientious Objectors of the First
World War recount what it was like to face social ostracism, torture and even death for their refusal to fight.
Producers Felicity Goodall and Susan Roberts
The last of five talks in which South Africans look at the future for their country. Writer Andre Brink asks: is the Afrikaner doomed to extinction?
Are spiky hair and an interest in football now essential to a career as a solo violinist? Young concert performers Tasmin Little and Lorraine McAslan prove otherwise. Stereo
Simon Brett introduces diaries for 8th May: Noël Coward is a guest at a Royal wedding;
Wordsworth drops in unexpectedly on Henry Crabb Robinson ; and the flags go up on V E Day.
Read by Lin Sagovsky and Sean Barrett.