Producers Alasdair Cross , John Harvey and Ruth Kiely
with David Weitzman.
With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
6.45 Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Bill Westwood.
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Tony Benn recalls how the Labour
Cabinet came close to despair in 1979. Producer Keith Jones
with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner
From the chapel of Selwyn College,
Cambridge. Led by Rev Stephen Shipley with the chapel choir, directed by Andrew Gant. Organist Jeremy Llewellyn. Reading: Isaiah 60, w 1-5 and 17-20. Behold! the mountain of the Lord
(Glasgow); 0 nata lux (Tallis); Light out of darkness (Gant); Thou whose almighty word (Moscow).
Writer and director Anthony Minghella , Perhaps best known for his film Truly, Madly, Deeply, chooses his favourite pieces of writing. The readers include Juliet Stevenson and Alan Rickman. Producer Julian Wilkinson
Stories fom the Hindu tradition.
6: The Advent of Krishna
Readers Art Malik, Mamta Kaash and Nitish Bharadwaj.
Music by Malcolm Clarke. Producer Juli Wills Rpt
Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: A
Temporary Affair (5) by Imogen Parker. Read in 12 episodes by Jan Francis. Abridged by Meg Clarke
Editors Sally Feldman and Claire Seterie
with Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Tim Bowter. UNES OPEN from 10.00am
with Daire Brehan.
Dawn French, John Thomson , Stephen Tompkinson and Dick Vosburgh are this week's celebrity panel on the movie quiz. lain Johnstone is in the chair. Producer Andy Aliffe
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Based on a short story by the 20s writer Stacy Aumonier.
A young girl struggles to study the piano amidst the hostility of her family.
Piano played by Oona Beeson Dramatised by Brett Usher
Director Matthew Walters Rpt
with Gerry Anderson. Editor Sharon Banoff
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Robert Dawson Scott sees
Richard Eyre 's first opera production of La Traviata at the Royal Opera House, and visits the museum of the year - Tower Museum, Derby.
Producer Julian May. Revised rpt at 9.30pm
by Bernard Taylor.
"As the beneficiary of Aunt Em's will, I felt it was quite unreasonable of her to live so long and look so healthy. Something would have to be done." Read by Mark Straker. Producer Matthew Walters
Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm
Too many mums at Glebe ...
Presented by Derek Cooper. Revised
by Ronan Bennett , with Michael Melia as Maurice and David Herlihy as Emmet. Emmet is a Northern Irish prisoner in an English jail. He believes that anger is the best response to the absurdities and injustices of his situation. Those around him preach patience.
Director Pam Brighton
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Russell Davies cherishes the institutions which have made Britain great. 4: Police
Producer Noah Richler
with Robin Lustig.
In 19th-century Glasgow a Frankenstein-like experiment is about to begin. Jimmy Chisholm reads a ten-part adaptation of Alasdair Gray 's satirical gothic romance. Abridged by Alasdair Gray. Producer Bruce Young First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland
The topical magazine programme. Producer Sally Kirkwood
1: Lister Avenue, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The nation already knows Lister Avenue in Doncaster. The street and its corner shop are the setting for Ronnie Barker 's long-running comedy Open All Hours, but the reality is more surprising. Tony Wilkinson spends a week discovering an oasis of traditional values. A Tony Wilkinson production
Final part of the comedy series by Martin Davies. The Friendly. Violence and bruised limbs are not the only unfortunate consequences of an ill-advised meeting between St Andrew's 1st XI and Kingsway Industrial Estate, Celtic. Producer Richard Wilson