Nicholas Parsons visits the town where he was born and explores his unlikely connections with Grantham's most famous daughter, Lady Thatcher. Producer Miriam Akhtar (Nicholas Parsons hosts Celebrity Gossip, a new comedy panel game, on Radio 2 tonight at 7.00pm)
The customer-focused, tax-efficient, vertically integrated business quiz forthe 90s. The panel this week are Peter Day , Alastair Ross Goobey , Janette Rutterford and Nigel Whittaker.
Chairman Nigel Cassidy. Producer Neil Koenig
by Isabel Allende.
"She went by the name of Bella Crepusculario , it wasn't her given name, she herself had searched until she found the poetry of beauty and twilight and cloaked herself in it. She made a living selling words...."
Read by Sandra Berkin.
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden Producer Rosemary Watts
by Barbara Pym.
2: A Man Needs Meat. Prudence is feeling increasingly isolated. Could Fabian Driver be the answer? Jane and Nicholas eat out, and Mr Oliver comes to tea.
Dramatised by Elizabeth Proud Producer Sioned Wiliam
Miss Trapnell/Mrs Arkwright:
The relationship between privacy and democracy has always been a fine balancing act. But computers are starting to put pressure on the scales. Unbreakable codes are now allowing people to communicate without fear of government interception. Alun Lewis examines the US Government's incredible reaction to this threat. Producer Peter Croasdale
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White. Producer Dave Harvey
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