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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Father Paul Clayton Lea.


Unknown: Father Paul Clayton Lea.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Anna Ford. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Right Rev Jim Thompson.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: News

: Opinion

Government within the Law. Recently the courts ordered the Home Secretary to think again about the Derek Bentley pardon -an example of the growing role of the judges in overseeing the conduct of government. High Court judge Sir Stephen Sedley believes that this is a necessary development for democracy.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Derek Bentley
Unknown: Sir Stephen Sedley
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Naked Nuns

A story of vice and violence in the sleepy town of Flaxborough, by Colin Watson. 3: Vengeance on the River Dramatised by Christopher Denys Director Tony Cliff


Unknown: Colin Watson.
Dramatised By: Christopher Denys
Director: Tony Cliff
Inspector Purbright: John Rowe
Sergeant Love: Paul Downing
Joxy: Robin Polley
Hatch: Harry Kirkham
Amis: Daniel Coll
Julian: Michael Duggan
Bernard: J0seph Alessi
Tudor: David Fleeshman
Lucy Teatime: Ann Rye
Crispin: Finetime Fontayne
Mrs Spain: Judith Davis
Mrs Hatch: Patricia Wilcock

: Daily Service

0 Lord, the Clouds Are Gathering (Kendrick); Revelations 21, w 14 and 22, w 1-5; Light beyond Shadow (Dankworth); For the Healing of the Nations (Tantum ergo). Director of Music Alan Wilson.


Music: Alan Wilson.

: The Bible

Job. Part 3.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray. As the new film of The Secret Garden opens, Claire Jenkins talks to its director Agnieszka Holland , to adaptor Caroline Thompson , and to horticutturalist Phillipa Rakuson about the appeal of Frances Hodgson Bumett 's story. Story: Mrs De Winter (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Talks: Claire Jenkins
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Unknown: Caroline Thompson
Unknown: Phillipa Rakuson
Unknown: Frances Hodgson Bumett

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Geoff SPink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: Trivia Test Match

Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge, with Willie Rushton , Jonathan Rice. Bill Tidy and Alan Coren at Tilford Cricket Club, Surrey. Producer Jon Magnusson


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Jonathan Rice.
Unknown: Alan Coren
Producer: Jon Magnusson

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: The Black Dolls

Eduardo Manet 's play evokes lost lives and memories within memories.
Summer 1955: a young man moves to New York. Night after night in his rundown apartment house a violin plays Ravel's Kaddish -the Jewish prayer for the dead.
Translated by David Zane Mairowitz Director Anne Edyvean


Unknown: Eduardo Manet
Translated By: David Zane Mairowitz
Director: Anne Edyvean
Narrator: John Guerassio
Jacob: Jonathan Tafler
father: John Baddeley
father: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Helga: Diana Payan
Ludwig: Jonathan Adams

: Soapbox

David Mellor 's guests this week are Ros Miles who sounds off about powerful women, psychiatrist Raj Persaud on public voyeurism, Chris Haskins on London versus the provinces, and chef John Tovey on EC regulations. Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: David Mellor
Unknown: Raj Persaud
Unknown: Chris Haskins
Unknown: John Tovey
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen visits the new play It's a Great Big Shame by Mike Leigh , and reviews Margaret Atwood 's novel The RobberBride. Producer Nikki Paxman (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Mike Leigh
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Producer: Nikki Paxman

: Short Story: Blackberries

by Leslie Norris.
Will a young boy and his father be united by their outing? Read by Andy Rivers. Producer Caroline Sarli


Unknown: Leslie Norris.
Read By: Andy Rivers.
Producer: Caroline Sarli

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Africa on a Knife Edge

Gavin Campbell speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of the Disasters Emergency Commmittee which has launched an appeal to save the lives of over 20 million people at risk from war and its after-effects in 11 African countries. DONATIONS to Africa on a Knife Edge, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]Reply coupon on Page 11


Unknown: Gavin Campbell

: Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

Mr Hardy lays down his comedy thang. 3. How to Earn Your Place in Heaven .With Debbie Isitt and Stephen Frost. A Pozzitive Production


Unknown: Mr Hardy
Unknown: Debbie Isitt
Unknown: Stephen Frost.

: News

: The Archers

: Dirty Tricks

3. The Radio War. Black stations, electronic beams, high-tech trickery - Peter Snow reveals the key elements of the modern art of military deception. Written and compiled by David Owen.
I Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: David Owen.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Analysis

More, Wiser and Wealthier?
The Government plans an increase in the numbers of people in higher education. Andrew Adonis asks whether expansion is a good thing, and what will it mean for students, universities and the economy? Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Andrew Adonis
Producer: Simon Coates

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm)


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Soho Nights

Bernard Kops 's five part serial.
3:Why has Victor had a Braque forged? with Peter Acre
Director Alan Drury


Unknown: Bernard Kops
Unknown: Peter Acre
Director: Alan Drury
Simon: Ronan Vibert
Victor: Patrick Toomey
Sarah: Federay Holmes
Ivka: Fenella Fielding
Yankyl: Jeffrey Segal
Louis: David Bannerman
Imogen: Melinda Walker
Boston: Chris Gilbert
Dolores: Kate Binchy
Werner: John Watts
Lily: Anne Beach
Leonard: Jonathan Adams

: The Shuttleworths: 4: The Pillock of the Community

There's unexpected solace for a depressed John.

: News

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