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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Dr Elizabeth Stuart.


Unknown: Dr Elizabeth Stuart.

: Today

with John Humphrys , from the Conservative Party Conference in Bournemouth, and James Naughtie.
7.45 Thought for the Day with Tony Burnham. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Tony Burnham.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Alan Bennett's Diaries

The second of five extracts. For details see yesterday

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Talk to Nick Ross and his guest on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Daily Service

0 thou who earnest from above
(Hereford); Mark 12, w 38-44; May the fragrance of Jesus (Kendrick arr Llewellyn); Make me a channel of your peace (arr Swinford).
Director of Music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: Evelyn Glennie's Edinburgh

On her second walkabout, the Scottish percussionist swaps notes with a reflexologist as to why she "hears" her music through her feet. Producer Jill Marshall Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm


Producer: Jill Marshall

: Paradise Lost

Part 27 of John Milton 's epic poem. For details see yesterday


Unknown: John Milton

: Woman's Hour

What drives a successful actress to turn to writing? Jill Gascoigne talks to Jenni Murray about the rise of the celebrity novel.
Serial: Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion in the Year 1 764-1 765(1) For details see yesterday


Talks: Jill Gascoigne
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare looks into the minds of writers and asks where creativity ends and insanity begins.
Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Paul Kobrak.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Word of Mouth

Frank Delaney presents the programme about language.
4: Your Big Mouth. How do yourtongue, teeth, lips and lungs ever get it together to produce a string of words? Just try this for starters: the sixth sheik's sixth sheep's sick.
Producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Producer: Tessa Watt

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke at the Conservative
Party Conference in Bournemouth and James Cox in London. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Let Me Help

Patricia breaks down on the motorway. Timothy offers help. The simple ingredients of a terrible dilemma.
Director Nigel Bryant Rpt


Director: Nigel Bryant Rpt
Patricia: Lucy Tregear
Graham: Crawford Logan
Timothy: Gerry Hinks
Jennifer: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Magda: Gillian Goodman

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

Richard Baker talks to composer and pianist Peter Dickinson and his sister Meriel, a mezzo-soprano, about their long-performing partnership.
Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Saturday 11.00pm


Talks: Richard Baker
Pianist: Peter Dickinson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: Anderson Country

Wit Gerry Anderson.
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: Call [number removed].


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan 's studio guest is Alan Bennett whose diaries are being published this week. Plus a preview of the Henry Purcell birthday year.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story: Parallel Lines

by Daphne Glazer. "His face is white as paper and fretted with lines. It's a face tha makes people stare." Read by Barbara Marten. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Daphne Glazer.
Read By: Barbara Marten.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Chris Lowe at the Conservative
Party Conference in Bournemouth and Hugh Sykes in London.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: A Perfect Spy

John Le Carre 's story in eight parts. Starring James Fox as Magnus Pym ,
James Grout as Jack Brotherhood and Brenda Bruce as Miss Dubber.
3: Magnus Pym was very much Jack Brotherhood 's man. So who better to search for the missing spy than the man who recruited him into the service?
Music Max Harris. Adapted by Rene Basilico Producer John Fawcett Wilson Rpt


Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Magnus Pym
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Jack Brotherhood
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Unknown: Magnus Pym
Unknown: Jack Brotherhood
Music: Max Harris.
Adapted By: Rene Basilico
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Rick: Malcom Tierney
Sir Kenneth Sefton Boyd: Michael Cochrane
Young Magnus: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Tom: Robbie Gill
Bo Brammel: John Nettleton
Nigel: Royce Mills
Kate: Natasha Pyne
Professor/Bodkins: Paul Humpoletz
LovelyVSarah: Teresa Gallagher
Michael: David Thorpe
Inspector Bellows: John Evitts
Stegwold: Richard Pearce

: News

: The Archers

Jenny shells out for pasta. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Stuart Simon examines the Government's attempts to help the High Street. Is it too little, too late?
Producer David Haggle. Rptd Saturday 5.00pm


Unknown: Stuart Simon
Producer: David Haggle.

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: In Living Colour

The magazine which highlights issues relating to the lives of black and Asian people. With Juliet Alexander. Producer Mohit Bakaya
COMMENTS: call [number removed](24-hours)


Unknown: Juliet Alexander.
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: In Touch

with Peter White.
Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: call [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig and Janet Cohen.


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Unknown: Janet Cohen.

: Booker at Bedtime

Extracts from the winning novel of the 1994 Booker Prize for Fiction, awarded at the Guildhall this evening. Producer David Hunter


Producer: David Hunter

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: The Tatum Touch

In the fifth of six programmes, Alun Morgan looks at the project set up by Norman Granz in the 50s to record pianist Art Tatum in small groups with a series of outstandingjazz figures. Producer Derek Drescher First broadcast on Radio 3


Unknown: Alun Morgan
Unknown: Norman Granz
Pianist: Art Tatum
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Travels with a Tape Recorder

1: The Barber of Catania. In the early 1960s, a young writer from New
Zealand, James McNeish , travelled the world in the company of a tape recorder. In the first of three programmes looking back on those travels, he meets a guitar-playing barber from Sicily.
Producer Bella Bannerman


Unknown: James McNeish
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: News

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