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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

Producers Hugh O'Donnell and Steve Peacock


Producers: Hugh O'Donnell
Producers: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Charles Handy.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: The Compleat Angler

Richard Johnson reads the first of two extracts from Izaak Walton 's famous book of fishing lore, abridged by Tony Ramsay. The Luce or Pike Producer Janet Whitaker


Unknown: Richard Johnson
Unknown: Izaak Walton
Abridged By: Tony Ramsay.
Producer: Janet Whitaker

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: Look Homeward, Angel

Kim Normanton presents the last of three progammes which tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective. Bosnian Brummie
1993. When Alma's brother is badly wounded in a mortar attack, the family are flown to Britain to take up temporary residence in Birmingham Children's Hospital. Producer Cathy Drysdale


Unknown: Kim Normanton
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Daily Service

And Can It Be (Sagina); Acts 12,
W6-11; For He Shall Give His Angels Charge (Mendelssohn); Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (Lasst uns erfreuen). Director of music Chris Stokes.


Music: Chris Stokes.

: Tales from the Islands

Four haunting plays based on Joseph Conrad 's stories of the Malay Archipelago. 1: The Secret Sharer On his first voyage as ship's captain. Marlow rescues a man in the greatest danger, who uncannily resembles.... himself. Dramatised by Lindsay Clarke. with Michael Lumsden. Peter Meakin , Andy Hockley and Gerry Hinks. Director Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Dramatised By: Lindsay Clarke.
Unknown: Michael Lumsden.
Unknown: Peter Meakin
Unknown: Andy Hockley
Unknown: Gerry Hinks.
Director: Nigel Bryant
Marlow: John Nettles
Young Marlow: Adam Shaw

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler.


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Angel. Part 4. For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Analysis, insight and colour from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Out of Order

Patrick Hannan chairs the light-hearted political quiz. With team captains Michael White and Austin Mitchell MP.
Producer Phil Bowker


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Phil Bowker

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Labour Party conference in Brighton and James Cox in London.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thursday Afternoon Play: Inside Outlander

By Carol McGuigan. Uprooted from the teen culture of seventies
Newcastle by her father's desire for a new life in South Africa,
Carol McGuigan creates a vivid portrait of her adolescent longings for the music ofT-Rex and Donny Osmond , maxi coats and Jackie. Her new schoolfriends are deeply suspicious of her strange fashions, and fitting in with the unwritten rules of white South
Africa seems an impossible task.
Voices by Carol McGuigan. Director Michael Fox


Unknown: Carol McGuigan.
Unknown: Carol McGuigan
Unknown: Donny Osmond
Voices By: Carol McGuigan.
Director: Michael Fox

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen investigates the enduring appeal of Oscar Wilde. Plus a look at Tom Stoppard 's The Invention of Love, directed by Richard Eyre at the National Theatre, in which the life of poet AE Housman comes under the microscope.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Oscar Wilde.
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Directed By: Richard Eyre
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story: Chewing It Over

By Alison White , read by Carolyn Backhouse. "It seems that all my life I have pleased other people ... Which is why I stopped living by the rules...." Producer Liz Taylor


Unknown: Alison White
Read By: Carolyn Backhouse.
Producer: Liz Taylor

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: First Impressions

Pete McCarthy chairs the panel game for impressionists. With team captains Alistair McGowan and Steve Nallon and guests Kate Robbins and Lewis McCloud.
Producer Chris Lang


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Steve Nallon
Unknown: Kate Robbins
Unknown: Lewis McCloud.
Producer: Chris Lang

: News

: The Archers

Robert hopes for male support. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Not Just a Pretty Face

The last of three programmes about the Miss America pageant and some of the women who have won the title.
The New Woman. The first major demonstration by the modern wave of feminists in the United States disrupted the 1968 pageant. Jean Snedegar meets three former title-holders who embody many of the aspirations of those protesters. Producer Sally Thompson


Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Producer: Sally Thompson

: Analysis

Taking the High Road
The Foreign Secretary has committed Britain to a more moral foreign policy. John Kampfner looks at what this will mean in practice and asks whether it could raise expectations that the Government is unable or unwilling to meet.
Producer Anthony Dworkin
Repeated Sunday at 4.15pm


Unknown: John Kampfner
Producer: Anthony Dworkin

: Pen Friendly

Six programmes in which a British writer exchanges letters about a shared obsession or experience with a "pen friend" elsewhere in Europe.
1: Oven-Ready. Andrew O'Hagan reveals his deep loathing of supermarkets to Anne Enright in Dublin. Producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Andrew O'Hagan
Unknown: Anne Enright
Producer: Tessa Watt

: Does He Take Sugar?

Frederick Dove with the magazine made by and for people with disabilities. Producer Colin Hughes
FACTSHEET: send sae to Factsheet No 39,[address removed] PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Frederick Dove
Producer: Colin Hughes

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Loitering with Intent

By Muriel Spark. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Muriel Spark.

: Fear on Four: The Chimes of Midnight

A theoretical physicist's consuming passion leads him into a great deal of trouble. By Nick Fisher. with Jenny Lee. Christopher Wright , Alison Pettitt and Jillie Meers. Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Nick Fisher.
Unknown: Jenny Lee.
Unknown: Christopher Wright
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Jillie Meers.
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Prof Richard Hargreaves: David Suchet
Jonathan Tempray: John Rowe

: A Pebble in the Pond

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: Light in August

Ed Bishop continues his reading of William Faulkner 's modernist masterpiece. Part 9. For details see Tuesday


Unknown: William Faulkner

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