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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev John Davis.


Unknown: John Davis.

: Today

with John Humphtys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Lavinia Byrne.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphtys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves and birthday guest Michael Praed.
Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Michael Praed.
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Daily Service

Be Thou my guardian and my guide (Abridge); Luke 15, w 11-24; Call to remembrance, 0 Lord (Farrant); Just as I am, without one plea (Saffron Walden). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Gosling on Main Street

Last of the series in which Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. H) Heinz. His genius was to realise that his fellow immigrants needed to see the pickle in a plain glass pot. They were numerate before they were literate, so Heinz advertised 57 varieties and 21 pickles. Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Julia Shaw

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology. Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad? Read by Richard Johnson , David Collings and Emma Relding.
Producer Matthew Walters


Read By: Richard Johnson
Read By: David Collings
Read By: Emma Relding.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: The Best of Friends (2) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm
FACTSHEET: send sae marked 13/95 to
[address removed]

: You and Yours


: The Chronicles of Clovis

A six-part adaptation by Justin Greene of stories by the Edwardian writer Saki. 4: Clovis and the Russian Princess.
Clovis turns his attention to politics and starts a revolution in tranquil, rural England.
Music by John White. A Hat Trick production


Unknown: Justin Greene
Music By: John White.
Clovis Sangrail: Mark Tandy
Sophie Chattel-Monkheim: Rebecca Front
Lady Bastable: Nichola McAuliffe
Katherine Malsom: Abigail McKern
Mrs Sangrail: Ciaran Madden
Russian princess: Sylvestra Le Touzel

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

The last in the series of classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stars Clive Merrison as Holmes,
Michael Williams as Dr Watson and George Cole as Josiah Amberley.
The Retired Colourman. Farewell to
221B Baker Street.
Violinists Leonard Friedman and Richard Friedman. Dramatised by Bert Coules Director Enyd Wiliams
# See This Week: page 9


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Josiah Amberley.
Violinists: Leonard Friedman
Violinists: Richard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Director: Enyd Wiliams
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson
Mycroft Holmes: John Hartley
Inspector Lestrade: Stephen Thorne
Mrs Amberley: Natasha Pyne
Dr Ernest: Gavin Muir
Peterson: Norman Bird
Mrs Cooper: Eva Stuart
Rory Barker: David Antrobus

: Treasure Islands

Colin MacNaughton 's anarchic characters have made him one of today's most popular writer/illustrators for children. Presented by Michael Rosen. Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Colin MacNaughton
Presented By: Michael Rosen.
Producer: Jill Burridge

: The Afternoon Shift

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley reads a new biography of Katharine Hepburn and considers Joanna Trollope 's popularity as her book The Choir is transferred to TV.
Producer Helen Garrison. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Joanna Trollope
Producer: Helen Garrison.

: Short Story: Low Lights

by Carol Ann Fraser. 'Haven't been taking care of it, madam, have we? Any old thing do for shampoo? No time for a proper cut - oh dear, oh dear, well, we can only do so much in two hours." Read by Oona Beeson. Producer Kate Bodoano


Unknown: Carol Ann Fraser.
Read By: Oona Beeson.
Producer: Kate Bodoano

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Counterpoint

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

A reunion at last.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Art of Travel

Six travellers reflect on a journey in conversation with Annette Kobak.
5: American writer Paul Bowles , who has lived in Tangier since the 1940s, remembers a key journey around
North Africa which inspired his novel The Sheltering Sky. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Annette Kobak.
Unknown: Paul Bowles
Producer: Kate McAii

: Medicine Now

Repeated from yesterday at 11.30am

: Costing the Earth

The environmental programme returns with Mark Whittaker looking at attempts by local communities in Britain and the USA to turn the buzz words of "sustainable development" into reality.
Producer Jessica Mitchell. Rptd Sun 9.30pm


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Jessica Mitchell.

: Opera House

La Scala in Milan is the venue in the last of the series in which conductor
Jane Glover visits the world's great opera houses to meet the people who make them work, to reflect on their history and to discover how they are tackling the problems of the present. Producer Gillian Hush


Conductor: Jane Glover
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: Gulf

by Robert Westall. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Robert Westall.

: The Home Front

The first of seven reconstructions of wartime Britain using diaries, newspapers, news bulletins and contemporary music. 1938/9 These Foolish Times
Repeated from Friday

: The Crusader Chronicles

Starring Hugh Grant as Sir Giles de Bournville and Michael Aldridge as Old Walter. 2: The year is 1153. On his deathbed, Walter Knobbe tells the story of the First Great Crusade and of the brave but dim Sir Giles and his unscrupulous brother Sir Leslye. Script Chris Lang , Simon Greenall and Andy Taylor. Producer Harry Thompson Rpt


Unknown: Hugh Grant
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Walter Knobbe
Script: Chris Lang
Script: Simon Greenall
Script: Andy Taylor.
Producer: Harry Thompson Rpt
SirLeslyeCadworthye: Chris Lang
Young Walter: Andy Taylor
Robert the Brusque: Simon Greenall
Absolon: Chris Langham
Kilij Arslan: Christopher Benjamin

: News

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