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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Richard Harries.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


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

: News

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests gather at the Parkers' home in Lancashire, which they inherited through a twist of fate. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Gosling en France

4: Le Cafe. Over 3,000 French cafes close every year. Ray Gosling investigates this phenomenon and asks if the French intellectual, so closely associated with cafe society. is in danger of becoming extinct. Producer Merilyn Hams


Unknown: Ray Gosling

: Daily Service

Disposer supreme, and judge of the earth (Old 104th); Isaiah 58, w 1-9a; A touching place (Dream Angus);
Who can sound the depths of sorrow? (Kendrick).
Director of music Gordon Stewart


Music: Gordon Stewart

: Children's Radio 4: The Spying Game

by Pat Moon.
3: Joe was aiming the paper at the letter box when suddenly the door opened: "He's here, Terry! Quick!" For details see Monday


Unknown: Pat Moon.

: Woman's Hour

Sighs and yearnings, handsome strangers and dashing young heroines. Mary Cadogan explains to Jenni Murray why romantic fiction still makes hearts flutter and bosoms heave.
Serial: The Evening of Adam (2) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Mary Cadogan
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Kipling in Love

Eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling , dramatised for radio by EdThomason.
2: Lispeth. India. 1886. While waiting for a delayed train, an English woman befriends an old Indian woman who tells her a tale of love and loss that has a terrible outcome.
Music Trevor Allan Davies Producer Adrian Bean


Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Music: Trevor Allan Davies
Producer: Adrian Bean
Lispeth: Mamta Kaash
Paul Cordray: Dominic Letts
Alice: Shelley Thompson
Old Lispeth: Charubala Chokshi
Walter Grogan: Peter Penry Jones
Edith: Tina Gray
Boy: Rajeev Mukkar
Proprietor/Saddhu: Bhasker
Stationmaster: Lyndam Gregory
Frank: Colin Pinney

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The last of six classic mysteries starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson.
6: The Three Garridebs. Featuring Lou Hersch as John Garrideb and James Taylor as Nathan Garrideb.
Two men stand to inherit a fortune - but only if they can find a third person who shares their unusual surname.
Violinist Leonard Friedman Dramatised by David Ashton Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Lou Hersch
Unknown: John Garrideb
Unknown: James Taylor
Unknown: Nathan Garrideb.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised By: David Ashton
Director: Patrick Rayner
Mrs Saunders: Margaret John
Holloway: Peter Whitman
Prescott: Gavin Muir
Shop assistant: Elaine Claxton
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson

: Treasure Islands

A Shiver down Your Spine
Jan Mark joins Michael Rosen to review scary books for children of all ages. Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Jan Mark
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson.


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley on the latest from British director Mike Figgis : The Browning Version is his film adaptation of the Rattigan play starring Albert Finney and Greta Scacchi. Producer Sarah Barnett
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Director: Mike Figgis
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Greta Scacchi.
Producer: Sarah Barnett

: Short Story: Tone Deaf

Written and read by Collin Johnson. Roger is terrified of the old music master, Mr Hunstanton. Gathering all his courage, he volunteers to try a solo one morning.... Director Andy Jordan


Read By: Collin Johnson.
Unknown: Mr Hunstanton.
Director: Andy Jordan

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Round Britain Quiz

The North, represented by Paul Barker and Margaret Lesser , face
Irene Thomas and Eric Korn - the London team - in a return match.
Gordon Clough and Tony Quinton ask the questions.
Repeated from Monday 12.25pm


Unknown: Paul Barker
Unknown: Margaret Lesser
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Tony Quinton

: News

: The Archers

News from up North.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates.... Editor Graham Ellis
Repeated tomorrow at 9.05am WRITE TO: Face the Facts.
BBC Broadcasting House. London WlA 1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare assesses the psychological impact of changing sex.
Repeated from yesterday 11.30am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: One Step Beyond

The World's Best Friend
In the last of the series, Jez Nelson discovers what new industrial diamonds can offer the future.
Producer Sue Broom. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Jez Nelson

: First Act

The last programme in the series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Baritone Ashley Holland 's story begins in 1990 as he accepts his first job as an extra chorister with Scottish Opera. In the years that follow, he sets his sights on becoming a solo opera singer. The programme traces Ashley's journey towards his dream. Producer Rosie Boulton


Baritone: Ashley Holland
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: Book at Bedtime: Los Angeles without a Map

by Richard Rayner. Episode 6. For details see Monday


Unknown: Richard Rayner.

: Scotland up the 50s

with Magnus Magnusson.
2: Proletarian Palaces. "You have a bathroom, something that you never had before, you have a living room, bedroom, and with a little taste and a little money they can become ..." Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.

: Postcard from Gotham

From Manhattan's Rockefeller Center with Mark Steyn and guests. Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm


Unknown: Mark Steyn

: News

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