Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news.
Witnesses face cross-examination from Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Janet Daley ,
Edward Pearce and Professor Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes. Stereo
by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. Starringand
5: Faint Possibility Liza becomes a cult figure when she broadcasts details of her love life to the nation on Woman's Hour. Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo
More scientific fact and fantasy with Howie Firth in the company of Aubrey Manning, Martyn Gorman , Heinz Wolff and Bob Ralph. This week: measuring up to lust, reductio ad absurdum for the male of the species.
Producer Christopher Lambton Stereo
The further adventures of private eye Dick George. Written in the style of a Hollywood comedy/thriller of the 1930s by Sarah Maxwell.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Blore, the butler:
Pasta, the dog:
from The Pump Room in Bath. Simon Rae introduces a selection of listeners' requests, read by Eleanor Bron and Tim Pigott Smith.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo •REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR
Paul Allen with reviews of the RSC production of The Ihbbuk and in Sheffield the Oxford Stage Co version of Much Ado
About Nothing. Plus a profile of rural poet James Crowden.
Producer Adrian Washboume. Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
The Catch by Peter Hollywood.
Kiernan had long believed himself out of reach of his religion, then suddenly this ridiculous urge to bless himself had taken hold of him.
Read by Lalor Roddy.
Producer Pam Brighton. Stereo
by Jim Eldridge. Starringand
With special guest
3: Is There a Father
Christmas is on the horizon and Mr Sims is elected to co-ordinate school festivities. Pity he doesn't spot the "banana skin" perhaps it's the stars in his eyes!
Producer John Fawcett Wilson
Mr Beeston, the headteacher:
Mr Holliday, the Deputy Head:
Mrs Stone, the School Secretary:
The Municipal Consumer?
Local self government has traditionally been seen as one of the bulwarks of British democracy. In recent years however, local democracy has increasingly been replaced by consumer choice. So, asks Vernon Bogdanor , does this amount to the weakening of the vote and strengthening of the purse?
Producer Chris Westcott
Bruce Bedford's six-part time-hopping thriller. 3: A stranger probes Priscusand Selwyn 's slide-show sickens Saul.
Music by Thomas Johnson , realised by Robin Lever.
Special effects by Dick Mills of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Malcolm Jones tells the story of Josephine Butler 's 20-year fight against the Contagious Diseases Acts. With Jill Balcon as Josephine Butler. Readers: Geoffrey Banks and Eileen 0' Brien.
Producer Gillian Hush
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