with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Mgr Vincent Nichols
8.35 Listeners' Letters
Dr Anthony Clare returns with six more reflective interviews. Today's subject is the theatre director
Sir Peter Hall.
Producer Michael Ember
The first in a series of six programmes. Travels with Henry Collin Johnson describes his first experiences as a professional actor.
Set in the Hebrides, the piece gives a glimpse of life behind the scenes at the smallest theatre in the world.
Producer Andy Jordan Stereo (R)
(Broadcast on Sunday at 2.00pm)
How to Become a Writer
Reader Julianne Mason.
Written by Lorrie Moore. Producer Sally Avens
Come, Dearest Lord (Cross Deep, BP 11); John 3, vv 1-8, 13-15 (17); View Me, Lord
(R Lloyd); Thine for Ever! God of Love (Newington) With the BBC Singers. Stereo
David Lodge , author of the 'Brummidge' campus novels, has been perusing his library shelves for other writers who give him pleasure.
Readers Haydn Gwynne and Jack Shepherd.
The last programme in the present series.
Producer Kate Whitehead. Stereo
Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.
2: Madame Julie
Producer Merilyn Harris
The return of the light-hearted political quiz.
MPs Austin Mitchell and Julian Critchley are the team captains and their guests this week are fellow MPs
Edwina Currie and Paul Boateng. Patrick Hannan is in the chair.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo
with James Naughtie
Finsbury Shark by Helen Luson. Stereo (R)
Jenni Murray meets the mime artist
Serial: Bella-Vista (3)
Though unlucky in love, Vincent Van Gogh secured the affections of a young woman in his last years. But was
Vincent beyond reciprocating? Written by Stephen Mollett.
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo
The final programme in which the poet Adrian Henri is interviewed about his life and work by Carol Ann Duffy.
Reader Neville Smith. Producer Alec Reid
Ale and Arty
Brewing history and the techniques for making beer are preserved at two museums in one of the traditional beer towns of England,
Natalie Wheen finds out about the twin cultures of brewing yeast and bottled history.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo
with Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes
and Financial Report
The second of seven programmes in which
Antony Hopkins explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and illustrating them with records.
Producer Patrick Lambert. Stereo
Tens of thousands of people are reported missing each year and hundreds of thousands are surviving
'semi-detached'from official society.
In a series of four programmes,
Hugh Prysor-Jones discovers Britain's lost legions. 2: The Finders
Producer John Forsyth (R)
Christopher Cook meets the writers of catch-phrases that sell films and books ('Just when you thought it was safe ...'). Fear of Flying was the catchy title which launched novelist
Erica Jong - her new novel is now out.
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo
with Roger White. Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod Stereo
Private Angelo (8)
Pizza to Go!
In the fourth of five programmes marking the birth of key cultural phenomena, Nigel Fountain looks at
Britain's 'eating-out' revolution. In 1965
Peter Boizot opened his first restaurant: Pizza Express in London's Soho.
Twenty-five years on, there is a dearth of British food: people now eat burgers, pizza, moussaka, chop suey and chicken tikka, and visit French brasseries and Spanish tapas bars. Producer Wendy Pilmer