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Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Canon Paul Bates

King or Country
Edgar Wilson questions the role of the British monarchy in the constitution. He argues that the monarchy is sustained by common myths: myths that are easily exposed.
Producer Anna Parkinson (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Wilson
Producer:
Anna Parkinson

Introduced to Australia in the 1920s, the cane toad became an unwelcome guest, but new research shows that they can live happily alongside other Australian amphibians. Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven

Contributors

Presented By:
Fergus Keeling
Presented By:
Jessica Holm.
Producer:
John Ruthven

In the last of five conversations,
Jenny Cuffe talks to
Sugra Visram , Uganda's first woman MP. Exiled by Idi Amin , she still goes on fighting for the women of her country. Producer Joy Hatwood. Stereo

Contributors

Talks:
Jenny Cuffe
Unknown:
Sugra Visram
Unknown:
Idi Amin
Producer:
Joy Hatwood.

Dr Helen Wood , who lives on the banks of Loch Ness, on the merits of distance-learning for people in remote areas of Britain.
Producer Michael Shaw

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Helen Wood
Producer:
Michael Shaw

Does a boarding-school education produce the man who can keep his head when all around are losing theirs and blaming it on him? Or is it just a humiliating and unforgettable exile complete with cruel jokes and barbaric initiation rituals? Old boys have been pouring out their hearts to Libby Spurrier. Serial: Of Such Small Differences (8)

Contributors

Unknown:
Libby Spurrier.

Sir Peter Ustinov once said: 'I act for my living; I write because I must.'
On the publication of his novel The Old Man and Mr Smith , he is in conversation with Nigel Forde to discuss his personal views on religion and faith, the authors he admires and his passion for writing. Producer Vivien Devlin

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Peter Ustinov
Unknown:
Mr Smith
Unknown:
Nigel Forde
Producer:
Vivien Devlin

Paul Allen at the Royal Shakespeare Company for The Seagull and Richard //, and in Manchester for the new play Donny Boy by prize-winning playwright Robin Glendinning. Producer Mike Greenwood

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Donny Boy
Unknown:
Robin Glendinning.
Producer:
Mike Greenwood

Cliff Morgan presents the first of four programmes from
Somerset. He begins his travels on the River Parrett in Sedgemoor - an area known as the Wetlands.
Producer Anthony Smith Stereo (R)

Contributors

Producer:
Anthony Smith

Standing Room Only A year after the Wall came down, David Walker asks if the Community should erect new barriers to contain the massive wave of migration sweeping over Europe.
Producer Frank Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
David Walker
Producer:
Frank Smith

Ten years ago facilities on the Isle of Skye for disabled people were practically non-existent. Many advances have been made since then, though employment opportunities and attitudes towards disabled people appear to lag behind progress in other parts of the UK. Kati Whitaker reports.
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The last of a six-part adaptation of Nicolas Freeling's novel.
6. Tipping the Black Spot
Castang is a reluctant bystander as the police net closes around Robert MacLeod and Ada Sergent.
Adapted by Michael Bakewell
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo

Contributors

Writer:
Nicolas Freeling
Adapted By:
Michael Bakewell
Director:
Matthew Walters
Castang:
Keith Barron
Vera:
Edita Brychta
Bishop:
James Greene
Morosini:
Angus Wright
Richard:
John Horsley
Judith:
Auriol Smith
Robert:
Simon Treves
Ada:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Delaunay:
David King
Sgt Kvant:
Nigel Carrington
Bertrand:
Vincent Brimble

James Naughtie brings you the results of today's by-elections in Bradford North and Bootle. BBC correspondents report from the constituencies; David Butler analyses the voting figures, and leading politicians consider the implications of the day's voting. Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
David Butler
Producer:
Margaret Hill

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