Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Sir Cameron Mackintosh. As a young boy, he went to see a production of Salad Days and was so entranced that he introduced himself to the show's composer Julian Slade and decided immediately to become a producer. Over the last 20 years he has produced a string of hits including Cats, Miss Saigon, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and My Fair Lady. See the radio Choice On page 126. Rpt of Sunday at 11.15am
Bestselling author Susan Orlean takes a wry and idiosyncratic look at the lives of extraordinary people. 5: La Matadora Revisa Su Maquillaje. The title story from the collection offers a portrait of Cristina Sanchez , the first woman to qualify as a matador in Spain. Read by Buffy Davis. Abridged and produced by Gaynor Macfarlane. Repeated at 12.30am.
Martha Kearney hosts lively and topical interviews and discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: Not Me, but Us by Maggie Allen. Part 10. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: email@example.com. Drama repeated at 7.45pm
If you're starting to feel your life is crumbling under the weight of "things to do" lists, then take comfort: you're not alone. Incurable list-maker DillieKeane meets fellow addicts Alvin Hall , Nigel Slater and Tony Benn , forwhom one list is never enough. Producer Caroline Barbour
The last part of Mervyn Stutter's comedy.
4: Up on the Roof. Dominic's cold hearted decision to turn the Vodka and Veggie cafe into a re-hab clinic leads to non-violent direct action from the unlikeliest of sources - the Waterloo Sunset Pensioner Commune Heavy Metal Ensemble.
Producer Mario Stylianides
Another selection of international radio highlights. As many EU countries get ready to become one happy Euro family, Emily Buchanan delves into her purse to take a closer look at the world of finance. Big business, small shopkeepers, children's piggy banks: if money makes the world go round, this edition brings the full globalisation experience. Producer Leonida Kruschelnycky. Repeated on Sunday
By William Golding , dramatised in three parts by Michael Bakewell. 3: A Sprat to Catch a Mackerel Oliver suffers at the hands of the frail but formidable music teacher, Bounce.
Piano Bredan Piercey. Violin Anna Darvas. Director Celia de Wolff
Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks , along with chef Charlotte English, chat to listeners about fruit and veg from the West Indies. Producer Paula McGinley. PHONE: [number removed]. Lines open from 1.30pm
Michael Rosen presents another programme about words and the way we speak. 2: Whatever! "Don't go there," he said, "do me afavour, leave it out."
"Sorted!" I replied. This week, the wonderful world of taglines.... Enjoy! Producer Simon Elmes. Rptd Sunday 8. 30pm
The award-winning impressionist show. Starring Kevin Connelly , Jon Culshaw , Mark Perry and Jan Ravens. Producer Mario Stylianides. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
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The final part of Maggie Allen 's drama. 10: With a rival medical school forwomen in Edinburgh, there is a race for Sophia Jex-Blake to gain recognition for her Students. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am
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