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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Alex Blair. Stereo


Unknown: Alex Blair.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Ven George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Ven George Austin.

: News

: Midweek

: You Don't Have to Work to Be Mad Here

Most people who go to work are conscientious, industrious and loyal. Not the ones in this series, though. Frank talk about the other side of working life, with Clare Mclntyre as Dr Kirsty McProtkin. 1: The Art of Skiving A plumber, a removal man, a solicitor and others confess all. Devised and written by Nick Baker. Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo


Unknown: Clare McLntyre
Unknown: Dr Kirsty McProtkin.
Written By: Nick Baker.
Producer: Fiona Couper.

: Daily Service

Rome Pilgrimage A service held in the chapel of the English College, where priests have trained for service in England and Wales since Elizabethan times. Denis Nowlan leads the prayers and reflects on the missionary vocation.
Here I Am, Lord; Luke 9, v 57-10, v 6, 8-9, 16; I Give You a New
Commandment; Tu Sei La Mia Vita.
Schola Cantorum directed by Bruce Burbridge.


Unknown: Denis Nowlan
Unknown: Mia Vita.
Directed By: Bruce Burbridge.

: The Bible

Part 7.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
The actress, the doctor and the health visitor - what made them turn to the law? Cheryl Armitage meets women who advocate the Bar as a second career.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial: Family Money (8)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Cheryl Armitage

: You and Yours

Presented by Debbie Thrower.


Presented By: Debbie Thrower.

: Georgy Girl

IGeorgy is a freak.
She was bom ugly and stuffed herself with food until she became fat. Little wonder that, in the era of Twiggy, she feels like the Ugly Duckling.
A new six-part adaptation of Margaret Forster 's 60s novel.
1: There Once Was an Ugly Duckling
Adapted by Joe Dunlop
Music played by David Chilton , Dave Swift and Mike Bradley. Producer Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Forster
Adapted By: Joe Dunlop
Played By: David Chilton
Played By: Dave Swift
Played By: Mike Bradley.
Producer: Adrian Bean.
Georgy: Caroline Strong
James: Kenneth Cranham
Jos: Joe McGann
Ted: John Hollis
Doris: Eileen Bell
Meredith: Melanie Hudson
Peg: Theresa Streatfeild
Taxi Driver: Peter Penry-Jones
Samantha: Emily Riley
Tristram: Jack Shute

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Secret Gardens: 1: In a Hole in the Ground There Lived a Tolkien

A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.
1924. A young professor of Anglo-Saxon is obsessed with language and has a passion for dragons. He is on the brink of an amazing creation....


Writer: Humphrey Carpenter
Director: Nigel Bryant
Tolkien: Jonathan Wyatt
Young Tolkien: Edward Long
His Mother: Charlotte West-Oram
Danby: Michael Tudor Barnes
Vice-Chancellor: Graham Padden
Smithers: Andy Hockley
Jackson: Chris MacDonnell
Roberts: David Holt
Man on Tram: Graham Colclough

: File On Four

: The Parts

Binoculars, bi-focals and big reflectors - Sue Nelson looks into one of the few areas of technology that we normally find completely transparent. Producer Peter Croasdale


Producer: Peter Croasdale

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley talks to Humphrey Carpenter about his three plays for Radio 4 - Secret Gardens, and reviews the new brat movie Johnny Suede.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Talks: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Johnny Suede.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

Lu-Lu by Joy Williams.
Heather, Debbie and Don don't know what to do with the eponymous pet. Take her to Mexico? To
San Diego?
Lu-Lu is a snake ...
Read by Liza Ross.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Read By: Liza Ross.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Brain of Britain 1992


: News

: The Archers

Lights lit up at the Lodge. Stereo

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates. Editor Graham Ellis eWRITE to: Face the Facts, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: Strings, Squeaks and Jangles

A series of four programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of musical instruments through the eyes of the people who play, carry, make or mend them. 3: The Contrabassoon Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo


Producer: Emma Kingsley.

: Medkine Now

: Young Turks, Old Stagers

Conversations with people, who, when younger, were radical thinkers. Now they are older have they changed their spots?
David Walker explores how views change over time. 3: Ed Berman.
Producer Mary Price


Unknown: David Walker
Unknown: Ed Berman.

: Cause Célèbre

Last in a series of four programmes in which
Jenni Mills reveals personal stories behind the headlines. Just over a year ago, Roger Cooper was released from Iran's notorious Erin prison, where he'd spent five years accused of being a British spy.
Producer Sarah Rowlands. Stereo


Unknown: Jenni Mills
Unknown: Roger Cooper
Producer: Sarah Rowlands.

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Mark Gregory. Stereo


Unknown: Mark Gregory.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Picnic at Hanging Rock Part 8.

: Victorian Hit Man

One hundred years ago composer
Michael Maybrick , writing as Stephen Adams , hit the royalty jackpot - he published The Holy City. To this day it is the most enduring of Victorian religious parlour songs. Roger Wilkes tells the story of Maybrick, the man and his music. Producer Diana Stenson


Unknown: Michael Maybrick
Unknown: Stephen Adams
Songs: Roger Wilkes
Producer: Diana Stenson

: News

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