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returns to Lincolnshire with a trip to the north of the county to find out about agricultural education in one of the most varied areas in the country. The programme looks at the commercial prospects for
Lincoln Red cattle, and finds out why Lincolnshire still calls itself Britain's premier agricultural county. Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Producer:
Allan Wright
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by John Humphrys and Michael Woodhead
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.20* Letters
7.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective Editor PHILIP HARDING

Contributors

Presented By:
John Humphrys
Presented By:
Michael Woodhead
Read By:
Simon Vance
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Editor:
Philip Harding

The AAA athletics championship, the Fifth Test match between ENGLAND and the WEST INDIES, the British
Motorcycling Grand Prix - a busy weekend for British sportsmen and women.
Cliff Morgan has news and views from the world of sport. Producer CHARLES RUNCIE

Contributors

Producer:
Charles Runcie

The holiday and travel programme presented by Bernard Falk , with travel expert Jeff Mills
Producer HELEN ROBSON

Contributors

Presented By:
Bernard Falk
Unknown:
Jeff Mills
Producer:
Helen Robson

Team captains Austin Mitchell, Labour MP for Great Grimsby, and Julian Critchley , Tory member for Aldershot, pit their political wits against each other. Their guests this week are Polly Toynbee and Charles Kennedy , mp.
In the Chair Patrick Hannan Producer RICHARD THOMAS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Critchley
Unknown:
Polly Toynbee
Unknown:
Charles Kennedy
Unknown:
Patrick Hannan
Producer:
Richard Thomas

A reflected history in seven reels Reel 6: You Can 't Come In
'The sleep of reason produces monsters' GOYA One of the most effective chroniclers of America's everyday anxieties in recent years has been Stephen King. He calls his work 'plain stories for plain folk', but instead of the traditional props of the horror stories, his monsters tend to be everyday products which have taken on a satanic life of their own - a possessed car, a vicious vacuum cleaner.... With the opinions of Clive Barker and Kim Newman and the voices of STEPHEN KING
STEVEN SPIELBERG. BRIAN DE PALMA
ROBERT ALTMAN and RONALD REAGAN Compiled and researched by PAUL WELLS. Script and narration by CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING
Directed by JOHN POWELL. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen King.
Unknown:
Clive Barker
Unknown:
Kim Newman
Unknown:
Stephen King
Unknown:
Steven Spielberg.
Unknown:
Brian de Palma
Unknown:
Robert Altman
Unknown:
Paul Wells.
Unknown:
Christopher Frayling
Directed By:
John Powell.

While Parliament is in recess, leading politicians discuss their backgrounds, interests and lives outside politics.
This week James Naughtie joins the Secretary of State for Education and Science,
The Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , mp, at his home in London. Producer MARGARET HILL

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Kenneth Baker

Jeanine McMullen meets the craftsmen and cultivators who are determined to protect the traditional ways of the country. Producer MARY PRICE. BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10.00am) A free fact sheet will be available in October. Send large sae to:
[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeanine McMullen

Ad-libbed comedy based on audience suggestions.
This week John Sessions and Stephen Fry are joined by Hugh Laurie and Enn Reitel as they romp through a world of literary styles, theme tunes and film genres. Clive Anderson does what he can in the Chair. COLIN SELL (piano)
Devised and compiled by MARK LEVESON and the producer DAN PATTERSON. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
Hugh Laurie
Unknown:
Enn Reitel
Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Unknown:
Mark Leveson
Producer:
Dan Patterson.

The Future of the Seven Deadly Sins
The Radio 4 Generation is made up of 250 young people selected at the last election to represent a cross-section of society. In this series of six programmes they look forward to the year 2000, when they will be starting to take control of the country.
Will traditional values change? What is the future of the seven deadly sins? 1: Sloth from the Maritime Museum, Liverpool
Chairman John Humphrys

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys

In the programme that makes connections between art and design, fashion and style, Sarah Dunant meets the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe. Producer JANICE HADLOW

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Dunant
Unknown:
Gerald Scarfe.
Producer:
Janice Hadlow

A play by TINA PEPLER
Petra feels trapped in her marriage by love and mutual incomprehension. An uneasy equilibrium is maintained until two old friends come to stay. Directed by ALEC REID BBC Bristol

Contributors

Play By:
Tina Pepler
Directed By:
Alec Reid

John Timpson talks about three of his favourite humorous characters from fiction. Reader PETER JEFFREY
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Talks:
John Timpson
Reader:
Peter Jeffrey
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

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Peter Evans seeks answers to some of your questions with the help of Dr Steve Jones Dr Peter Moore and Professor John Taylor. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN
(Revised re-broadcast Monday 7.45pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evans
Unknown:
Dr Steve Jones
Unknown:
Dr Peter Moore
Unknown:
Professor John Taylor.
Producer:
Geoff Deehan

Whose Body? by DOROTHY L. SAYERS dramatised by MICHELENE WANDOR with and A body is found and a body is lost - but whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea, and where is the body of famous financier Sir Reuben Levy , who went to bed one night in his flat in Park Lane and disappeared? Lord Peter investigates ...
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy L. Sayers
Dramatised By:
Michelene Wandor
Unknown:
Sir Reuben Levy
Directed By:
Vanessa Whitburn
Lord Peter Wimsey:
Gary Bond
Bunter:
John Cater
Mr Parker:
Roger Rowland
Sir Julian Freke:
Michael Graham Cox
Duchess of Denver:
Veda Warwick
Mr Thipps:
Kim Durham
Dr Grimbold:
Kim Durham
Waiter:
Kim Durham
John P. Milligan:
Terry Molloy
Insp Sugg:
Terry Molloy
Gerald, Duke of Denver:
Terry Molloy
Mr Crimplesham:
Christopher Benjamin
Foreman:
Christopher Benjamin
Sexton:
Christopher Benjamin
Sir Reuben Levy:
Geoff Serle
Graves:
Geoff Serle
Coroner:
Geoff Serle
Freddie Arbuthnot:
Tim Brierley
Cummings:
Tim Brierley
Gladys Horrocks:
Charlotte Martin
Lady Levy:
Charlotte Martin
Mr Piggott:
Alex Jones

Tinniswood's Cowes Week Looking at another British sporting institution, what do the investigative team of Peter Tinniswood.
Martin Jarvis and Liz Goulding find? Everything on an even keel perhaps? No. Listening carefully to the Cowes
Combined Yacht Club's sound archive, they've stumbled across something. Why. for instance, were the designs for the BBC's headquarters based on the stern of a ship? Producer ANDREW PARFITT

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Tinniswood.
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Liz Goulding
Producer:
Andrew Parfitt

A series of 12 programmes.
Conceived in Sweden, born in 1946, the Light Programme's request show catered for the needs of women at home. With the help of archive material, Russell Davies and Maureen Lipman tell of those times. : In a Golden Coach - 1953Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES
Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Maureen Lipman
Unknown:
Russell Davies
Producer:
Jonathan James-Moore

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