with Walter Beasley.
with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7-45 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Michael Buerk chairs an investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news, with Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce and Dr David Starkey.
Producer David Coomes
by Simon Brett , starring Rosemary Leach as Anna, Nicola Pagett as Victoria and Celia Imrie as Charlotte. 3: Talking Shop. Charlotte has given up acting and decides to open a little shop. Naturally, Victoria is appalled. Producer Ann Jobson
Hail to the Lord's anointed! (Cruger); Isaiah 42, w 1-4; Jesus, holy and anointed one (Barnett); Lift up your heads (Handel).
Director of music Nigel Swinford.
14: The Gift of Broken Rice For details see Monday
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Final part of the serial A TemporaryAffair For details see Monday
Producer Tony Grant
News teams from the BBC World
Service's Outlook and GMTV face the questions in the news quiz. Brian Hayes is in the chair. A Testbed Production
Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm
The fourth of seven dramas that tell the stories behind the songs.
Christopher Fitz-Simon 's fresh and amusing look at Puccini's
Gianni Schicchi relocates the story in West
Cork at the turn of the century. When a wealthy farmer dies, he confounds his family by leaving all his wealth to a local monastery. The family enlist the help of Johnny Sheehy , a local rogue and storyteller, who takes the place of the dead man in the bed and re-dictates the will.
Music by Neil Brand. Director Eoin O'Callaghan
Paul Allen reviews John Mortimer 's interpretation of Dickens's classic A Christmas Carol and sees
Nigel Hawthorne returning to the stage in The Clandestine Marriage.
Producer Anne Marie O'Callaghan Revised repeat at 9.30pm
by Frank O'Connor.
For nightwatchman Johnny, it'sjust another silent night. Until, that is, a would-be merry gentleman makes him an offer he can't refuse.
Read by Mark Mulholland. Producer Michael Quinn
More family fun with supervarmint Harry Hill and the gang. 4: Minicab Drivers. With special guest Burt Kwouk. Producer Jon Magnusson
Susan picks up her drum-stick ... Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm
3: Squat. Are they "selfish parasites" thumbing their noses at home owners - a threat to the values we hold near and dear? Or is this in fact the very model of a caring British community - a do-it-yourself culture, soon to be destroyed by the Criminal Justice Bill? Andrew O'Hagan lays down his bed roll in the unsettled world of the London squat.
Producer Tessa Watt
The American mid-term elections were a disaster for President Clinton, with the electorate apparently expressing its disapproval of both him and the Democratic Party. Susie Symes asks whether Americans no longer see politicians as having a legitimate role, and whether it's possible to rehabilitate government in the post-Cold war era. Producer Ingrid Hassler. Rptd Sunday 4.15pm
Michael Oliver investigates.
3: Nicolo Paganini. "Without the strange conformation of his shoulders, arms and legs, he could never have become the incomparable virtuoso we know today," was the opinion of Bennati, Paganini's physician. With Dr John O'Shea and Ruggiero Ricci. Producer Susan Kenyon
Presented by Kati Whitaker. Producer Marlene Pease
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with Robin Lustig.
Alasdair Gray 's satirical gothic romance. 9: The Return
Read by Fiona Bell and Jimmy Chisholm.
For details see Monday
In the last of the series,
Simon Armitage listens to the creative partnership that jazz and poetry have had for the last 50 years. With contributions from Langston Hughes , Stan Tracey , Michael Horowitz and Adrian Mitchell.
Producer Tim Dee
Three programmes looking at everyday pieces of furniture and the stories they tell of our lives.
1: Who's Been Sitting in My Chair ...? At home the battered old hulk in the corner is comfortable and reassuring; the leather straight-back chair in the office is imposing and intimidating. What does our choice of chair say about us? Presented by Clare Jenkins. Producer Julia Shaw Rpt