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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Father Michael Collins.


Unknown: Father Michael Collins.

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor.
6.45 Business News
7.25 , 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Daywith Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Parting Shots

A series of "audio notelets" from
Julian Critchley , MP, to his successor Gerald Howarth , helped by his friends Michael Heseltine and Lord Howe. 1: How Not to Get Involved in Politics. Saucy goings-on at the Sorbonne. Producer Jane Ray


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Gerald Howarth
Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Producer: Jane Ray

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

from Fisherwich Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Led by the Rev Dr Robert Tosh. Micah 7, w 1-10. The choir of Victoria College conducted by Lorraine Stanley.


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.
Conducted By: Lorraine Stanley.

: Families and How to Survive Them

John Cleese and his former psychiatrist Dr Robin Skynner discuss relationships. 5: Fathering - and Authority Producers Jonathan James-Moore and Rachel Yorke


Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Dr Robin Skynner
Producers: Jonathan James-Moore
Producers: Rachel Yorke

: The Bible

The Letters of Paul Galatians to Thessalonians. Read in eight episodes by Timothy West. 5: Philippians.
Abridged by Anthony Kearey Producer Christine Morgan


Unknown: Paul Galatians
Unknown: Timothy West.
Abridged By: Anthony Kearey
Producer: Christine Morgan

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Part ten of Human Voices by Penelope Fitzgerald. Read by Penelope Wilton. Abridged by David Dorward. Editor Sally Feldman


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Voices By: Penelope Fitzgerald.
Read By: Penelope Wilton.
Abridged By: David Dorward.
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Producer Tim Bowler. LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Producer: Tim Bowler.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.
Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Counterpoint

Tony Claydon from North London, Jim Eccleson from Birkenhead and Ian
Kinloch from Wrexham face the music from chairman Ned Sherrin.
Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Tony Claydon
Unknown: Jim Eccleson
Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: A Wing and a Prayer

by Sue Limb. Rose, having come to terms with her husband's leaving her for a younger woman, is forced to reassess her life in the wake of a tragic death.
Director Gordon House (Firsttmadcaston World Service)


Unknown: Sue Limb.
Dame Kitty: Sian Phillips
Rose: Imelda Staunton
Sasha: Betsy Vriend
Pete: Paul Copley
Waiter/Dr Campbell: John Baddeley

: Test Match Special

West Indies v England
Commentary on the third day's play in the Fifth Test from Antigua, by Jonathan Agnew , Peter Baxter , Vic Marks and Christopher Martin-Jenkins . With expert comment from Trevor Bailey and Viv Richards. Including at 5.00 PM as FM.
* Approximate time only


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Peter Baxter
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Trevor Bailey
Unknown: Viv Richards.

: Anderson Country

Call Gerry Anderson on [number removed]. Editor Sharon Banoff


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reports on the first show of Elizabeth Watson 's art for 40 years, and meets 13-year-old virtuoso violinist Sarah Chang , already an international star. Producer Jerome Weathera Id (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Elizabeth Watson
Violinist: Sarah Chang
Producer: Jerome Weathera

: Short Story: Birdsong

by Vincent Mcinerney. Read by James Ellis. Producer Michael Earley


Unknown: Vincent McInerney.
Read By: James Ellis.
Producer: Michael Earley

: PM

with Jon Sopel and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

A shock for Ruth.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.


Presented By: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Come to the Circus

by Lesley Davies. It's easy for parents to misunderstand adolescents. On a family holiday, Sam's cries for helpgo unheard. Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Lesley Davies.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Sam: Abigail Docherty
Val: Sharon Duce
Pete: Ray Brooks
Nenad: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Coco: Peter Whitman
Audrey: Frances Jeater
Waiter: Lyndam Gregory
Grandparents: James Taylor
Grandparents: Tina Gray

: The New Recruit

3: RockStars. Toyah Willcox , veteran rock star, offers advice to newcomer Roz King. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Toyah Willcox
Unknown: Roz King.
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with Maya Even.

: Book at Bedtime: Uncle Fred in the Springtime

Crawford Logan reads the sixth part of PG Wodehouse's classic comedy.
Abridged by Patrick Carroll. Producer Patrick Rayner


Abridged By: Patrick Carroll.
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: Education Matters

Libby Purves looks at ways of revising.


Unknown: Libby Purves

: On the Ropes

In the last in the series John Humphrys talks to Sara Parkin , former Chair of the Green Party, about the internal politics that eventually brought about her resignation. Producer Alison Perks


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sara Parkin
Producer: Alison Perks

: The Older Woman

Martin Clunes , Zoe Wanamakerand Toyah Willcox star in Tony Bagley 's comedy.
4: Roy's knight-in-shining-armourfantasies seem to have become a reality. Music by Julian Wastall. Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Zoe Wanamakerand Toyah
Unknown: Tony Bagley
Music By: Julian Wastall.
Sung By: Toyah Willcox
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Mr Say: David Troughton
Chad: Nicky Henson
DickjOintonlPavarotti: Geoff McGivern
Wyn: Sue Roderick
Helen/Bailey/Slarling: Melanie Hudson
Leland: Bryan Dick
Paul Vaughan: Himself
Hannibal Lecter: David Holt

: News

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