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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Ian Barcroft.


Unknown: Ian Barcroft.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Susannah Simons. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Susannah Simons.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: A Manchester Guardian Man

3: Too Good to Be True
Actually to be paid to go to Lord's and Covent Garden?

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare invites the barrister John Taylor to talk about his influences before and after his failure to become the first black
Tory MP last April.
Series producer Michael Ember Stereo
0 POLLY TOYNBEE : page 18


Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: Idle Thoughts

John Walters fills his idle hours by thinking out loud about MFC Sound (Me, Fish, Cat Radio).
Producer Cathie Mahoney. Stereo


Unknown: John Walters
Producer: Cathie Mahoney.

: Keep It Clean

The first of six programmes in which Laurence Alster reveals the hype behind the hygiene. Opening Bars Starting with the oldest of "personal care products", soap, he finds that it has come to symbolise a lot more than cleanliness. Readers June Barrie, David Goodland and Chris Harris. Producer Kate Whitehead


Unknown: Laurence Alster
Unknown: Chris Harris.
Producer: Kate Whitehead

: Daily Service

0 Worship the Lord (Was Lebet, BBC HB 267);
I Corinthians 11, vv 14-26; We Wait For Thy Loving Kindness (McKie); King of Glory, King of Peace
(Gwalchmai, BBC HB 325). The BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

Revelation: Part 4.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Jean Snedegar asks Coleen Nolan and others what it's like to be the baby of the family.
Story: Survival Zones


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Unknown: Coleen Nolan

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley.


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.

: In Search of Milhailo

by Dolores Pala , dramatised in four parts. 2: Paris 1948 - a tragic love story is played out.
Dramatised by Elizabeth Troop Director Sally Avens. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 5)


Unknown: Dolores Pala
Dramatised By: Elizabeth Troop
Director: Sally Avens.
Carola: Jenifer Landor
Mihailo: Frank Kovacs
Claude: Philip Franks
Jean/Waiter: David King
Nicole: Ann Windsor
Pretzel: Melanie Hudson

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers


: Who Sings The Hero?

Six stories of individual or group heroism.
2: Never Mind, I Stopped My Train!
In 1898, following a boiler explosion, a GWR driver and fireman succeeded in saving the lives of their passengers. Martin Sorrell recreates the background to this story which acts as a tribute to all railwaymen. Narrators Martin Jarvis , Joanna Myers.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo


Unknown: Martin Sorrell
Narrators: Martin Jarvis
Narrators: Joanna Myers.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
David Evans: Peter Penry Jones
Atlwood: John Church
Edmund Mears: Nicholas Murchie
Ada Peart: Ann Windsor
John Hodges: Jonathan Tarer
Eiza Dean: Siriol Jenkins
Armstrong: John Webb

: Missions Improbable

Martin Wainwright reflects on a group of historical characters united by enthusiasm verging on obsession.
This week: Charles Wilson
Peale, inventor extraordinaire, who experimented with false teeth and tried his hand at taxidermy by preserving Benjamin Franklin 's cat. Producer Wendy Pilmer


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Unknown: Charles Wilson
Unknown: Benjamin Franklin
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: Four Seasons

In the second of four programmes spanning the year, Phil Smith gets out and about to record the impact of summer on everyday life.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Profile

A new season of Profile features eight extraordinary men and women and one dog, in a series of graphic portrayals of what it is to be famous, or simply ahead of the pack.
1: Tom Jackson used to be the postmen's trade union leader. Now he sells second-hand cookery books by mail order. Gordon Clough got a parcel of views on his two posts, past and present. Producer Vanessa Harrison


Unknown: Tom Jackson
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Nigel Andrews examines a new series of films at the BFI of new directors working in the medium, and reviews
William Kennedy 's novel Very Old Bones. His studio guest is the opera singer John Rawnsley.
Producer Sarah Johnson. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Unknown: William Kennedy
Singer: John Rawnsley.
Producer: Sarah Johnson.

: Short Story

Leaving by M G Vassanji.
Aloo has set his heart on going to university in America, but first he has to contend with his mother.
Read by Anthony Zaki. Producer Sally Avens


Unknown: G Vassanji.
Read By: Anthony Zaki.
Producer: Sally Avens

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Wendy Austin.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Wendy Austin.

: Brain of Brains 1992


: News

: The Archers

Trouble for William.

: Medicine Now

: Age to Age

: In Business

"If ifs not hurting, it's not working...." said John Major of his economic policy when he was Chancellor. Three years later, it's still hurting, and the business outlook is grim. Recession is expected to stretch out well into next year - possibly even longer. How does a company survive? In Business returns with three case histories and a panel of experts taking a long look at the current agony of British business. Presented by Peter Day. Editor Stephen Chilcott Producer Caroline Bayley


Unknown: John Major
Presented By: Peter Day.
Editor: Stephen Chilcott
Producer: Caroline Bayley

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Seventy Years a Showman
6: The Pantomime in a Charnel House
More true stories of horror, humour and audacity.

: Looking Forward to the Past

Robert Booth dips into the past for a none-too-serious historical chat with Denis Healey , Martin Young ,
Artemis Cooper and Anna Raebum.
Producer Liz Anstee. Stereo


Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Martin Young
Unknown: Artemis Cooper
Unknown: Anna Raebum.
Producer: Liz Anstee.

: Screenplay

lain Johnstone hosts the celebrity film quiz.
This week's panel is:
Dick Vosburgh , David Lodge , Lionel Blair and Robin Ray.
Producer Andy Aliffe. Stereo


Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: David Lodge
Unknown: Lionel Blair
Unknown: Robin Ray.
Producer: Andy Aliffe.

: News

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