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with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Canon Paul Bates

0 God of Earth and Altar (King's Lynn, BBC HB 394); Psalm 72;
1 Timothy 2, vv 1-8; What Does the Lord Require (Sharpthorne, BP 98). With the BBC Singers, directed by Barry Rose. Stereo

Contributors

Directed By:
Barry Rose.

Nigel Fountain presents a five-part series marking the moments when aspects of contemporary life first came into being. 1: Such a Jolly Lot
The British TV soap opera began with The Grove Family in 1954. They were a far cry from the Ewings of today - plots involved them fitting security locks to windows and buying Grandma a new wheelchair. The programme charts the progress of TV's ratings-grabbers.
Producer Wendy Pilmer (R)

Contributors

Producer:
Wendy Pilmer

Presenter Jenni Murray talks to the recently appointed Head of Painting at Ruskin
College, Maria Chevska , about her new exhibition. Serial: Of Such Small Differences (7)

Contributors

Talks:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Maria Chevska

The first of 12 short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his immortal detective Sherlock Holmes.
Holmes is called upon to retrieve a compromising photograph - but in the beautiful Irene Adler he meets his match.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Author:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Violinist:
Leonard Friedman
Dramatised by:
Bert Coules
Director:
Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes:
Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson:
Michael Williams
Irene Adler:
Sarah Badel
King:
Andrew Sachs
Mrs Hudson:
Mary Allen
Mrs Turner:
Jenny Howe
Norton:
Brian Miller
John:
Ian Lindsay
Priest:
Danny Schiller

Michael Rosen talks to
Robert Swindells , winner of this year's Children's Book Award. There are few cosy endings in his work for older children: ideals, social values and political beliefs are the undercurrents.
Producer Jill Burridge

Contributors

Talks:
Michael Rosen
Unknown:
Robert Swindells
Producer:
Jill Burridge

The aborigines are painting as well as drinking Coolibah on the dry river-bed in Alice Springs. But the Centralian Advocate is in trouble, accused of racist bias. Tony Wilkinson files his last report in the present series.
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Alice Springs.
Unknown:
Tony Wilkinson
Producer:
Julian Hale.

Nigel Andrews with this week's film releases, including Flatliners, the latest instalment of Hollywood's love-affair with ghosts and things that come back from the dead; plus the unpredictable lottery of writing film scripts; and the biography of artist and cartoonist
Ronald Searle.
Producer Beaty Rubens
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Andrews
Unknown:
Ronald Searle.
Producer:
Beaty Rubens

Hugh Sykes continues his seven-part search for Britain's most exciting new companies. 4: Bidding for the E 10,000 award are
Scholastech of London with their interactive laser-discs for teaching anatomy. In Chorley,
Lancashire, Stephanie Brewis hopes to win E5,000 for her one-woman UK export drive. Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Sykes
Unknown:
Stephanie Brewis
Producer:
Anne-Marie Cole

This year's Reith
Lectures are given by Rabbi
Dr Jonathan Sacks , Chief Rabbi-elect of the United Hebrew
Congregations. He starts his series of six talks about religion and ethics in a secular society next week, taking as his theme 'The Persistence of Faith'. Today, as an introduction, he talks about his concerns to
Ian Mclntyre.
Producer Louise Purstow
('The Environment of Faith' at
8.45pm next Wednesday)
0 FEATURE: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Jonathan Sacks
Unknown:
Ian McLntyre.
Producer:
Louise Purstow

On 7 November 1847
Ford Madox Brown has trouble getting down to work; in 1903 Arnold Bennett gives up on the idea altogether; and in 1933 Barbara Pym is distracted from her studies. Will Simon Brett knuckle down to his own diary for the day?
Producers Kate Whitehead and Kate McAII. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Bennett
Unknown:
Barbara Pym
Unknown:
Simon Brett
Producers:
Kate Whitehead
Producers:
Kate McAii.

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