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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Julie McGuinness , from Chilwell,


Unknown: Julie McGuinness

: Today

with James Naughtie , from the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool, and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Richard Harries.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: The Great Railway Bazaar

Part 8 of Paul Theroux 's railway voyage. For details see Monday


Unknown: Paul Theroux

: News

: Midweek

In the first of a series from around
Britain, Libby Purves and guests meet in the parlour of a Humberside farm which is slipping into the sea. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Gosling en France

First in a series of five reports on aspects of French life.
1: La Langue. The French language is undergoing an identity crisis. Ray Gosling probes current feelings, talking to French teachers, the High Council of Francophonie, and to one of the Immortals of the Académie Francaise who confesses to preferring a good book with English words to a bad one without.
Producer Merilyn Harris
FRENCH CHALLENGE: phone [number removed]


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Daily Service

Come ye thankful people, come (St
George's Windsor); Deuteronomy 26, wl-11; Thou visitest the earth
(Greene); For the fruits of his creation (East Acklam).
Director of Music Simon Lole.


Music: Simon Lole.

: Paradise Lost

Part 23 of John Milton 's epic poem. For details see Monday


Unknown: John Milton

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Families round the World on the Older
Generation (part 3).
Serial: Knowledge ofangets (3) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: The J B Priestley Season: Bright Day

A six-part dramatisation by Eric Pringle. 5: Two events - Ackworth's leaving
Hawes and Company and a tragedy at Pikeley Scar - leave the Alingtons destroyed and Gregory confused.
Music played by Les Brown, Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage. Director Adrian Bean


Unknown: Eric Pringle.
Unknown: Laurence Rossi
Unknown: Tony Gamage.
Director: Adrian Bean
Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves
Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater
Young Gregory: Peter Kenny
Ackworth: Steve Hodson
Mr Alington: Gareth Armstrong
Bridget: Teresa Gallagher
Joan: Elaine Claxton
Eva: Tara Dominick
Oliver: Paul Panting
Mrs Alington: Tina Gray
Jock Bamiston: Malcolm Ward
Croxton: Peter Whitman
George Adony: Gavin Muir
Malcolm Nixey: David Jarvis
Eleanor Nixey: Susannah Corbett
Laura: Nina Wadia

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool and James Cox in London.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Six classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson.
3: The Mazarin Stone. To trap an audacious jewel thief, Holmes sits in Baker Street and waits to be murdered.
Violinists Leonard Friedman and Main Campbell Dramatised by Bert Coules Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Mazarin Stone.
Violinists: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Director: Patrick Rayner
Lord Cantlemere: Anthony Bate
Count Sylvius: Nigel Anthony
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson
Inspector Youghal: David Jarvis
Sergeant Peabody: Malcolm Ward
Sam: Lyndam Gregory
Sanders: Peter Whitman

: Treasure Islands

Presented by Michael Rosen.
A world of fantasy and folklore - award-winning author Jenny Nimmo talks about her books for children.
ProducerJill Burridge


Presented By: Michael Rosen.
Talks: Jenny Nimmo

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson.


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

After Aladdin, Disney's new feature is the much-heralded The Lion King. Quentin Cooper also looks at the latest role for Tom Hanks as the simpleton Forrest Gump.
Producer Chris Eldon Lee. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Tom Hanks
Unknown: Forrest Gump.
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee.

: Short Story: Donut Theory

by Steve Aylett , read by Kerry Shale .
"The scar tissue moon rose over a city of echoing shots and bonfire cars. Throughout the night, the two cops sat with seemingly infinite patience in the dead air which accompanies the stifling of fact."
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Steve Aylett
Read By: Kerry Shale
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

with Linda Lewis at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool and Chris Lowe in London.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Round Britain Quiz

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Sharon comes down to earth with a bump.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates.
Editor Graham Ellis. Rptd tomorrow 9.05am


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis.

: All in the Mind

with a report on a new eye-movement therapy for deep-seated trauma. Repeated from yesterday 11.30am

: One Step Beyond

1: Animat Magic. They mate, they create offspring and they evolve - but do they live? Some of the architects of artificial life forms believe they do, some sit on the fence, and some just get on with developing their
"animats". Jez Nelson leads you through the surreal world where computers and robotics meet biology. Producer Sue Broom. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Jez Nelson

: Donizetti's Final Mad Scene

Roger Parker presents a portrait of Donizetti's final years, with Norman Rodway as the composer and with music played and sung by Susan Bullock.
Gaetano Donizetti , composer of Lucia di Lammermoor and some 65 other operas, declined into insanity in 1845 and died three years later. Director Daniel Snowman Rpt


Unknown: Roger Parker
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Sung By: Susan Bullock.
Sung By: Gaetano Donizetti
Director: Daniel Snowman Rpt

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: Booker at Bedtime

3: The Folding Star by Alan Hollinghurst , read by Gavin Muir. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alan Hollinghurst
Read By: Gavin Muir.

: Hindsight

Talking to the builders ofTudor oak-framed houses, some 2,000-year-old gossip and a day at the races. Repeated from Friday

: Postcard from Gotham

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

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