With John Humphrys and Anna Ford.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Bill Westwood.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament Editor Roger Mosey
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The first in a series of six programmes reflecting aspects of life in Ireland today. This week, novelist Maeve Binchy examines the Irish art of conversation. Producer Judith Elliott
Repeated on Sunday at 6.15pm
Professor Christopher Frayling presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 4: Fighting Nostalgia. Edward Said considers the strange phenomenon that is Tarzan; Ethiopian director Haile Gerima explains the rewriting of history depicted in African films since the 1960s; plus the portrayal of British Women in films like White Mischief. Producer Louise Swan
The results of the traditional baked recipe competition. The shortlist is put to the kitchen test by Derek Cooper ; financial Times food writer
Philippa Davenport ; Henrietta Green , author of the Food Lovers' Guide to Britain; and food historian Peter Brears.
PrOducer Sheila Dillon. Rvsd rpt Mon 7.20pm
"The woman opens the door, and I'm beginning to feel a bit creepy and looking forward to getting the ball and getting out. She switches on a light in the hall, then there is a bang and a flash and everything is dark." An amusing mystery story by Michelene Wandor.
Read by Lesley Joseph.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon Rpt
David Stafford with ideas for a great British weekend. This week, art critic Richard Cork visits the Sandham
Memorial Chapel in Berkshire, home of the Stanley Spencer Burghclere murals. Producer David Prest
Elly May's prime stock.
Written by Simon Frith. Director Peter Leslie Wild Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Rptd Mon 1.40pm ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. With Sir Nicholas Lyell MP: Ken Livingstone MP;
Chris Haskins , chairman of Northern Foods; and Ann Leslie , special correspondent for the Daily Mail.
Producer Nadine Grieve. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm
Between the Sheets
As serious novelists turn increasingly to erotica, Kate Saunders delves into the private thoughts of authors Gore Vidal , A S Byatt, Melvyn Bragg ,
Michelle Roberts and Lisa Appignanesi to reveal the secret ingredients of erotic fiction. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm
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