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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

Daily bulletin of rural affairs.
Producers Alasdair Cross. John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: Alasdair Cross.
Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Jenny Levy , a member of t he
Nottingham Progressive Synagogue.


Unknown: Jenny Levy

: Today

with James Naughtie and Peter Hobday.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Peter Hobday.

: Business News

: Thought for the Day

with Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: Angel Cake

by Helen Harris. Concluding the ironic look at the lives of two women from totally different backgrounds who develop an uneasy friendship.
With Rose Hill and Elaine Claxton.
Abndged by Shelagh Stephenson Producer Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Helen Harris.
Unknown: Rose Hill
Unknown: Elaine Claxton.
Unknown: Shelagh Stephenson
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

From the chapel of King's College, Aberdeen, with the Total Aberdeen
Youth Choir, led by the Rev Johnston McKay. Psalm 148; Praise to the Lord. the Almighty; Most Glorious Lord of life; Praise ye the Lord (Rutter). Director of Music Christopher Bell.


Unknown: Rev Johnston

: Wordly Wise

Peter Hobday with the etymology panel game. With Chris Stuart , Jonathon Green , Susan Jeffreys and Jane Thynne. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Chris Stuart
Unknown: Jonathon Green
Unknown: Susan Jeffreys
Unknown: Jane Thynne.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: Paradise Lost

John Milton 's epic poem ofthe Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
1: The Fallen Angel Satan, exasperated in Hell. tries to gather support for war against God in Heaven.
Abndged by Adrian Mitchell. Music by Elizabeth Parker Director John Theocharis Rpt


Unknown: John Milton
Unknown: Adrian Mitchell.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Theocharis
Milton: Denis Quilley
Satan: Ian McDiarmid
Beelrebub: Matthew Morgan
Moloch: John Church
Belial: Steve Hodson
Mammon: Jonathan Adams

: Woman's Hour

Today the TUC unveils its proposals for maternity rights, but how realistic are such demands? With Emma Udwin.
Serial: Palladian. Part 5 of Elizabeth
Taylor's story, read by Sarah Badel. Abndged by Ann Rees Jones Editor Sally Feldman


Unknown: Emma Udwin.
Read By: Sarah Badel.
Unknown: Ann Rees Jones
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes your calls on topical issues that affect your finances. Producer Sarah Pennells
LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Sarah Pennells

: You and Yours

with John Howard.
Editor Ken Vass
FACTSHEET: for a free weekly factsheet. send a large sae to Y[address removed]


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Round Britain Quiz

The resident London team of Irene Thomas
and Eric Korn take on the team from Wales and the West, Jack Jones and Peter Stead , with Gordon Clough and Tony Quinton asking the questions. Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Peter Stead
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Tony Quinton
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Fragments in a Vulgar Tongue

by David Zane Mairowitz.
This story of an obsessive man was recorded on location in Avignon and Provence in France and Islington,
London. With his marriage on the rocks, he becomes obsessed with Petrarch, a medieval scholar and poet who fantasised about a girl called Laura.
With Luciana Castelucci
Director Richard Wortley Rpt


Unknown: David Zane Mairowitz.
Unknown: Luciana Castelucci
Director: Richard Wortley
D: Struan Rodger
Clotilde: Carolle Rousseau
Annie: Annie Legault
Tutor: Geoffrey Matthews
Cardinal: Geoffrey Matthews
Judge: Geoffrey Matthews
Tour guide: Geoffrey Matthews
Shrink: Geoffrey Matthews

: Anderson Country

Daily live action and stories from around the country.
With Gerry Anderson.
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed] Editor Sharon Banoff


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen has news of this year's Booker Prize shortlist; her guest is the author Michele Roberts and there is a visit to a new sculpture park in Sussex.
Producer Abigail Appleton (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Short Story: Crickets

by Robert Olen Butler. In Saigon the father played a game with these insects. Years later, in America, does the same hold interest for his son? Read by David Yip.
Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Unknown: Robert Olen Butler.
Read By: David Yip.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Barry Took is joined by Richard Ingrams , Alan Coren. Ian Hislop and Germaine Greer.


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren.
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Germaine Greer.

: News

: The Archers

William's no treasure.

: A Word to the Wise

The second of four programmes on the history of advice.
How to Find the Perfect Partner
Rosalind Miles discovers how to make the course of true love run smooth: how to flirt, how to choose the right kiss for the right occasion and how to be the perfect lover. Producer Miriam Akhtar


Unknown: Rosalind Miles
Producer: Miriam Akhtar

: The Monday Play: Death and the Maiden

by Ariel Dorfman.
When Dr Roberto Miranda is invited to stay in a remote coastal cottage in Latin America, his presence reminds
Paulina Salas of her past - a past in which she was imprisoned and brutally tortured by a doctor who listened to Schubert. She seeks revenge as her husband Gerardo stands by, unsure of the truth of her memories, yet paralysed by the violence of her emotions.
Director Hilary Norrish
Previously broadcast on BBC World Service


Unknown: Ariel Dorfman.
Unknown: Dr Roberto Miranda
Unknown: Paulina Salas
Director: Hilary Norrish
Paulina: Juliet Stevenson
Gerado: Bill Paterson
Roberto: John Shrapnel

: The Miles Kington Interview

Famous historical figures offer some surprising insights into their lives.
Cyrano de Bergarac, played by Andre Maranne refuses to talk about his nose but forsees the personal stereo. A Testbed production


Played By: Andre Maranne

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with Janet Cohen.


Unknown: Janet Cohen.

: Book at Bedtime: Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen. Miranda Richardson reads the sixth of 15 episodes. Abndged by Anne Rees Jones Producer David Benedictus


Unknown: Jane Austen.
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Unknown: Anne Rees Jones

: No Illusions

Francine Stock and guests in another topical late-night discussion. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: News

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