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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Dave Pole.


Unknown: Rev Dave Pole.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Great Meadow

Episode 2.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: 071-580

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
* Lines open from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Kershaw in Malawi

Malawi One Bands on the Run Andy Kershaw travels to Malawi, the little-known former British colony where Dr Hastings Banda , now in his 90s, still rules with a Homburg hat and fly whisk. Rich in music and known as "Africa's warm heart", the panhandling and wayward life of its impoverished musicians brings to mind America's Deep South. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Dr Hastings Banda
Producer: Noah Richler

: Daily Service

Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire (Veni
Creator, BBC HB 508); I Corinthians 12, w 4-13; Breathe on Me, Spirit of Jesus; We Are One in the Spirit. Director of Music Leslie Olive.


Music: Leslie Olive.

: The Bible

From Genesis to Revelation
Genesis. Episode 7.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the Shakespearean actress
Clare Higgins who is about to take on the role of Cleopatra. Serial:
A House in Flanders by Michael Jenkins.
Read in 11 episodes by David McAlister.
In 1951, when
Michael Jenkins was a 14-year-old schoolboy, he stayed in Flanders with a family of elderly aunts....
Music: Poulenc's Les Chemins de "Amour
Abridged by Janet Hickson


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Clare Higgins
Unknown: Michael Jenkins.
Unknown: David McAlister.
Unknown: Michael Jenkins
Abridged By: Janet Hickson

: All in the Mind

In the last programme of the series, Professor
Anthony Clare discusses liaison psychiatry, and there's a review of how I V and radio have been covering matters of the mind in recent weeks. Producer James Herbert


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Producer: James Herbert

: You and Yours

with Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Quote ... Unquote

Nigel Rees with Malcolm Bradbury ,
Anthony Thwaite , Germaine Greer and Stephen Fry. The quotations are read by Ronald Fletcher.
Producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Anthony Thwaite
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Read By: Ronald Fletcher.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Where Bluebells Grew by Sally Worboyes.
A day in the life of two women in a psychiatric hospital, both "haunted" by the voices of their dead relatives.


Writer: Sally Worboyes
Director: Cherry Cookson
Mrs White-Jones: Pauline Letts
Emma: Tilly Vosburgh
George's Ghost: Norman Bird
Twin Ghost: Oona Beeson
Ellen: Jillie Meers
Nurse: David Holt

: Singing for a Living

Nigel Douglas talks to the British bass Robert Lloyd about life as an opera singer.
Producer Gillian Hush


Talks: Nigel Douglas
Bass: Robert Lloyd
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Tuesday Lives

Joanna Buchan introduces stories of outsiders, like the American who tried to become a Spanish bullfighter.
Producer Tessa Wart


Introduces: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Tessa Wart

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott reads Kate Saunders ' new novel and talks to the founder of Virago Press, Carmen Callil.
Producer Will Saunders
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Kate Saunders
Unknown: Carmen Callil.

: Short Story

Eye Contact by Claire Harman.
Watching his wife move crabwise with a trolley down the supermarket aisles, Ted could imagine her speed as a skater. Yes, she ought to have those lessons....
Read by Rosalind Thomas. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Claire Harman.
Read By: Rosalind Thomas.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: PM

with Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The Virgin in the Ice

by Ellis Peters. The second series of The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, narrated by Michael Hordem and starring Philip Madoc as the medieval sleuth. 1:Casualties of War
It is winter 1139 and amid a civil war Brother Cadfael sets out to find a missing boy and his sister....
With John Church, David Holt ,
Jonathan Tatler , Eric Allan , Steve . Hodson Ann Windsor and Julian Rhind-Tutt
Dramatised by Bert Coules Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: Ellis Peters.
Unknown: Michael Hordem
Unknown: Philip Madoc
Unknown: Brother Cadfael
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Jonathan Tatler
Unknown: Eric Allan
Unknown: Steve . Hodson
Unknown: Ann Windsor
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Producer: Phil Clarke
Hugh: Douglas Hodge
Olivier: Raad Rawi
Ermina: Moira Buffini
Ives: Dean Magri
ieonard: Leonard Fenton
Elyas: Crispin Letts

: News

: The Archers

A bombshell for Tony.

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.

: Science Now

Peter Evans with the winners of this year's Science Book Prizes.


Unknown: Peter Evans

: The New Recruit

5: Bank Managers
Derek Lamb joined the bank 40 years ago. He offered customers a current account, deposit account or a personal loan. His tools were blue and red ink. Maria Fellas is selling 300 financial services and can check any detail at the touch of a button. They compare notes.
Producer Lucy Lunt


Producer: Lucy Lunt

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White. Producer Thena Heshel
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm
0 FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]
0 HANDBOOK: £15.00, from [address removed]. New 1993/4 edition now available.


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Story of San Michele
Episode 2.

: Stanza

Andrew McAllister takes a look at poetry reading, talks to poets about bizarre venues and visits the Bete Noire in Hull which is renowned for its packed and enthusiastic audiences.
Producer Julian Wilkinson


Unknown: Andrew McAllister
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: Reading Aloud

Niall Sean O'Casey 's youngest son Niall died of leukaemia a few weeks before his
21st birthday. For four years the great Irish playwright kept a private journal of his grief. Read by Denys Hawthorne. Producer Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Sean O'Casey
Read By: Denys Hawthorne.
Producer: Ned Chaillet

: News

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