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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Bishop Jim Thompson.


Unknown: Bishop Jim Thompson.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Michael Marshall.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Michael Marshall.

: Waugh on Five More Fronts

3: Letters Home. Evelyn Waugh was a great traveller, but on a journey to Ceylon in 1954, he became prey to mysterious and malevolent voices.


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves. Andi Peters interviews TV and radio weatherman Michael Fish.


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Michael Fish
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: A Word in Edgeways

Last of the discussions being broadcast as a tribute to Brian Redhead. In this programme, from 1984, Brian discusses the aims and advantages of university education with Professor John Ashworth , Margaret Maden and Dame Mary Warnock. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Brian Redhead.
Unknown: Professor John Ashworth
Unknown: Margaret Maden
Unknown: Mary Warnock.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daily Service

Come ye faithful; John 20, w 19-21 and 24-29; The Lord is risen indeed (Narenza). Director of Music Martin Bates.


Music: Martin Bates.

: The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

3: Bert Ellison Exorcist. Nobody believes James about Thomas Kempe , so the only person to turn to is Bert, the odd-job man.


Unknown: Bert Ellison Exorcist.
Unknown: Thomas Kempe

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the young American singer/songwriter Kristin Hersh who plays live in the studio. Serial: Human Voices (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Songwriter: Kristin Hersh

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Bolt

Five-part dramatisation of Dick Francis 's racing thriller.
3: Hostile Intelligence. Danielle isfollowed and terrified by two men in hoods, while two of Princess Casilia's finest racing horses are slaughtered with a bolt gun.
Dramatised by John Ashe ; Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Unknown: Dick Francis
Dramatised By: John Ashe
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Danielle deBrescou: Elizabeth MacGovern
KitFielding: Eric Allan
Princess Casilia: Sian Phillips
Henri: John Bull
Lord Vaughnley: Gerry Hinks
Roland: Simon Carter
Prince Litsi: Sam Dastor
Beatrice Bunt: Margaret Robertson
Dusty: Christian Rodska
Wykeham: William Eedle

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Running before the Wind

Final part of Catherine Czerkawska 's family saga of yacht builders on the Clyde, with James MacPherson as James Lynn.
Weathering the Storm. Like her namesake yacht, Isabella still survives the last of the Lynns. Without help Alison cannot pay for the work needed on the yacht Isabella. Director Hamish Wilson


Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska
Unknown: James MacPherson
Unknown: James Lynn.
Isabella: Sybil Wintrope
Alison: Louise Beattie
Paolo: John Buick
Hetty: Monica Gibb
Ian: „liam Brennan
Maclehose/Luke: Gilbert Martin
David: Mark McDonnell
Emily: Irene MacDougall
Alex: Tom Smith
Jessie/Receptionist: Astrid Wilson
Annie: Sheila Donald
OldDatid: Alec Heggie

: Just a Job

Everyday jobs and what they mean to the people who do them.
2: No Business Like Shoe Business. Four shoe shop assistants tell David Jackson Young about smiling in the face of smelly feet - and the search for the perfect fit. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: David Jackson
Producer: David Jackson Young

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. Phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper with reviews of this week's new films, including And the Band Played On, the story of the search for the Aids virus; and live music from the New York jazz singer Cassandra Wilson.
Producer Anthony Denselow (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Singer: Cassandra Wilson.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story: Telling Stories

Stories from the new BBC collection.
Perfect Strangers by Richard Burns , read by Michael Maloney.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Richard Burns
Read By: Michael Maloney.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Jon Sopel.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Jon Sopel.

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.

: Counterpoint

: News

: The Archers

Nigel stretches himself again.

: The Art of Travel

"If you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown ..." Annette Kobak presents the last of the series. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Annette Kobak
Producer: Kate McAii

: Medicine Now

: Costing the Earth

Cars bad, buses good. It's official. But how can the bus compete with the glamour of the car, and who dares leave the safe, secure car for the streets?
Mark Whittaker reports on whether there is any going back to public transport for anyone with enough money to avoid it.
Producer Marie Helly


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Marie Helly

: Who Sings the Hero?: 1: Dr Barry

Six stories of individual or group heroism.
1: Dr Barry. Jean Binnie tells the story of the remarkable "Dr Barry", the woman who in the 19th century, disguised as a man, rose through the ranks of the army, challenged the appalling conditions and had a baby.


Writer: Jean Binnie
Director: Martin Jenkins
Narrator: Maggie McCarthy
Dr Barry: Veronica Quilligan
Erskine/Leper assistant: Gordon Reid
Welksley/Aaron: Jonathan Tafler
Somerset: John Fleming
Dantzen: Burt Caesar
Munnik: Richard Earthy
Dr Hall/Thomas: John Webb
Florence Nightingale: Joanna Wake
Jacob Eliot/Cleote: Matthew Morgan
McGrigor/Bigge: Jonathan Adams
Colonel: Nicholas Murchie

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with Sheena McDonald.


Unknown: Sheena McDonald.

: Discursive Excursions

High altitude mountaineers Doug Scott ,
.Stephen Venables, Reinhold Messner and Charles Clarke describe life amid ice and rock at 28,000 feet.


Unknown: Doug Scott

: News

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