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with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Mgr Vincent Nichols
8.35 Listeners' Letters

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Mgr Vincent Nichols

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)

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Collin Johnson
Producer:
Andy Jordan

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

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lodge
Readers:
Haydn Gwynne
Readers:
Jack Shepherd.
Producer:
Kate Whitehead.

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Critchley
Unknown:
Edwina Currie
Unknown:
Paul Boateng.
Unknown:
Patrick Hannan
Producer:
Diane Messias.

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Vincent van Gogh
Written By:
Stephen Mollett.
Director:
Peter Kavanagh.
Vincent Van Gogh:
Pete Postiethwaite
Claire:
Maria Miles
Marie Ginoux:
Jenny Howe
Sien:
Jane Whittenshaw
Theo Van Gogh:
David Bannerman
Gaugin:
Vincent Brimble
Rev Rochelieu:
David King

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Henri
Reader:
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,
Burton-upon-Trent.
Natalie Wheen finds out about the twin cultures of brewing yeast and bottled history.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
John Goudie.

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

Contributors

Producer:
Patrick Lambert.

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)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer:
John Forsyth

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Erica Jong
Producer:
Sally Marmion.

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Fountain
Unknown:
Peter Boizot
Producer:
Wendy Pilmer

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