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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Fr Gerry Patton.


Unknown: Fr Gerry Patton.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Ven George Austin.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Growing Up with Grandma

2: Boothie Treads the Boards.

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

[number removed]
Producer Poppy Hughes
0 Lines open from 8.00am

: Daily Service

Tell Out My Soul
(Woodlands BP 81); Luke 2, vv 26-35, v 38; Jesus Was Bom In A Stable
(Chesters); The Servant
King (Kendrick). Director of Music Noel Tredinnick.


Music: Noel Tredinnick.

: The Great River

Travels by steamer, junk and sampan from Shanghai to the borders of Tibet, with Philip Short. In the late 19th century Scots merchant Archibald Little journeyed up the Yangtse river to explore the possibility of developing British trade in Western China. 100 years later Philip Short follows the same route and, by searching for the traces of the previous journey, uncovers a striking picture of China in the 1990s. With David Bannerman as Archibald Little.
3: The Gorges Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Philip Short.
Unknown: Archibald Little
Unknown: Philip Short
Unknown: David Bannerman
Unknown: Archibald Little.

: The Pilgrim's Progress

Part 7.

: Woman's Hour

Knife, fork and spoon: Canadian academic
Margaret Visser tells Jenni Murray about the rituals of dinner.
Serial: Fraud (6)


Unknown: Margaret Visser
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts.
Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Frank Muir Presents ... 500 Years of Humorous Prose

5: Mind Your Manners Including Mrs Gaskell 's guide to orange-sucking, Swift's Directions to
Servants and a far from genteel Jane Austen !
Readers Prunella Scales , Richard Briers and Timothy West.
Adapted by Mike Barfield from Frank Muir 's Oxford Book Of Humorous Prose
Producer Colin Swash. Stereo


Unknown: Mrs Gaskell
Readers: Jane Austen
Readers: Prunella Scales
Readers: Richard Briers
Readers: Timothy West.
Adapted By: Mike Barfield
Unknown: Frank Muir
Producer: Colin Swash.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

In Another Life
In Robert Stuart Tyler 's thriller a young man under hypnosis says he was treated by Sigmund Freud in a previous life. When another patient makes the same claim, Dr Von Aspe embarks on a fascinating and dangerous journey.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Stuart Tyler
Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Dr von Aspe
Director: Adrian Bean.
Von Aspe: William Roberts
Tanya: Hetty Baynes
Walter: Anthony Taylor
Mrs Hayes: Elizabeth Kelly
Otto: Brett Usher
Dr Unger: John Church
Helen: Siriol Jenkins
Patient: Matthew Sim

: Tingle Factor

Jazz singer George Melly is Jeremy Nicholas ' guest. Stereo


Singer: George Melly
Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas

: What If ...?

Hugh Gaitskell died just before he could become
Labour Prime Minister in 1964. What if he'd survived and it had been he and not Harold Wilson who entered Number 10?
In the last programmme of the series, Lord Rodgers, who left the Labour party to found the SDP, and Ken Livingstone MP chart for Christopher Andrew a very different political history of the last 30 years. Producer Ian Bell


Unknown: Hugh Gaitskell
Unknown: Harold Wilson
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Christopher Andrew
Producer: Ian Bell

: Punters

with Susan Marling. Editor Jenny Walmsley
Producers John Holmes.
Paul Dodgson and Noreen Alexander
●WRITE TO: Punters. BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR
●PHONE: 0[number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling.
Editor: Jenny Walmsley
Producers: John Holmes.
Unknown: Paul Dodgson

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah reports from the West Yorkshire Playhouse where the leading British black dance company
Phoenix are performing. The studio guest is the author Christopher Hope , and Jeanette Winterson 's new novel Written on the Bodv will be reviewed.
Producer Sarah Johnson. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Christopher Hope
Unknown: Jeanette Winterson
Producer: Sarah Johnson.

: Short Story

Something Frivolous Written and read by Collin Johnson.
"Florence, wasn't that a nice lady who slapped that man's face in Selfridge's lift yesterday?"
Producer Andy Jordan


Read By: Collin Johnson.
Producer: Andy Jordan

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: The House

Christopher Lee 's six-part political drama.
2: "Listen, Dougal - your only way back into power is through a safe seat, isn't it?"
"That's not unreasonable, Gerald."
"It is if it's my seat you want...."
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Neil Cargill.
Sir Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Lady Bannister: Isla Blair
Henry Colville: Christopher Benjamin
Juliet Cameron: Siobhan Redmond
Gerald Mossman: David Neville

: News

: The Archers

A confusing time for Peggy. Stereo

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

In the last programme of the series Dr Anthony Clare talks to Toyah Wilcox.


Talks: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Toyah Wilcox.

: High Resolution

A six-part series exploring the popular side of science. 2: A Load of Old Bones
Philip Holdsworth pieces together archaeological evidence to take a snapshot of bygone days. Producer Louise Dalziel


Unknown: Philip Holdsworth
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Poets and Places

In the last programme of the series, John Florance visits Hope End, a hotel near Ledbury which was once the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Producer Julia Gillett


Unknown: John Florance
Unknown: Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Producer: Julia Gillett

: In Touch

With Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
●QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm


Unknown: Peter White.

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Human Voices
Part 2.

: Stanza

Andrew McAllister continues this series of late-night conversations about poetry with Maura Dooley , poet and literature officer at the South Bank
Centre, novelist and theatre producer Josephine Hart , and Blake Morrison , poet and literary editor of The Independent on Sunday. Stereo


Unknown: Andrew McAllister
Unknown: Maura Dooley
Producer: Josephine Hart
Producer: Blake Morrison

: Questions of Taste

Last in the series of the food and drink quiz hosted by Chris Kelly. With
Antonio Carlucci , Nigella Lawson , Michael Jackson and Henrietta Green.
Producer Richard Wilson. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Kelly.
Unknown: Antonio Carlucci
Unknown: Nigella Lawson
Unknown: Michael Jackson
Unknown: Henrietta Green.
Producer: Richard Wilson.

: News

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