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with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Philip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Philip Crowe.

Colin Morris chairs a live investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news.
Witnesses face cross-examination from
Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce , Janet Daley and Professor Norman Stone. Producer David Coomes. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Morris
Unknown:
Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown:
Edward Pearce
Unknown:
Janet Daley
Unknown:
Professor Norman Stone.
Producer:
David Coomes.

Jesus Is Lord! Creation's Voice Proclaims It;
Philippians 2, w 1-11; The Servant Song (R Gillard); Jesus,
Lord, We Look to Thee (Vienna, BBC HB 374). Director of Music
Timothy Dean. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Dean.

Written by Mark Power
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Mark Power
Director:
Tracey Neale.
JJ:
Adjoa Andoh
Mary:
Alice Arnold
Policeman:
Alan Barker
Mike:
Scott Farrell
Steve:
Mark Fletcher
Cliff:
Jeffrey Gear
Toby:
Christopher Godwin
Julia:
Beverley Hills
Joe:
John Holus
Terry:
Anthony Jackson
Vio/et:
Paullne Letts
Hugh:
James MacPherson
June:
Maggie McCarthy
Pat:
Marcella Riordan
Ambulancewoman:
Caroline Strong
Fr Brabourne:
Philip Sully
Tony:
Richard Tate
Kelly:
Kerryann White

Roger Worsley unravels legends surrounding our commonplace birds. This week: a bird which was thought to be silent throughout its life until with its dying breath it whispered a wonderful melody - the swan. Producer Pam Redman

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Worsley
Producer:
Pam Redman

with Jenni Murray.
How safe is the snip? Jenni Mills finds that men who have had vasectomies are learning to take control of their own health.
Stories: Out of India 1: Myself in India
In the first of four short stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the author describes her own mixed feelings, as a European married to an Indian, towards India and its problems. Read by Rosalie Crutchley.
Music: Shankar's Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra. Abridged by Delia Paton

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Jenni Mills
Stories By:
Ruth Prawer
Read By:
Rosalie Crutchley.
Abridged By:
Delia Paton

with Barry Cunliffe.
For 300 years the sailors of Dorset battled their way across the Atlantic to fish on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. And when times were hard, agricultural labourers from the county emigrated taking their music and culture with them. Before an invited audience in the historic
Guildhall Museum in Poole, the Yetties, along with Sean Street , tell of the town's long association with Newfoundland.
Producer John Knight

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Cunliffe.
Unknown:
Sean Street
Producer:
John Knight

Gill Pyrah meets author and playwright
Mario Vargas Llosa ; discusses the work of Egyptian Nobel prize-winning writer Naquib Mafouz ; and is at the first night of the Royal Opera House's Carmen.
Producer Jerome Weatherald Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Gill Pyrah
Unknown:
Mario Vargas Llosa
Unknown:
Naquib Mafouz
Producer:
Jerome Weatherald

An eight-part comedy series by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.
4: Laugh and Marriage
Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo 0 DRAMA: page 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Jan Etherington
Unknown:
Gavin Petrie.
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger.
Bill:
James Bolam
Faith:
Lynda Bellingham
Hilary:
Celia Imrie
Liza:
Belinda Lang
Joe:
Mark Denham
Richard:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Marjorie:
Jo Kendall
A/ex:
Mark Straker

In 1963 Kenneth Williams recorded Nikolai Gogol 's story for an animated film by Richard Williams which was never completed. Music: Peter Shade
Dramatised by James Burke
Producer Ned Chaillet. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Nikolai Gogol
Unknown:
Richard Williams
Dramatised By:
James Burke
Producer:
Ned Chaillet.

Jenni Mills talks to six people who enjoyed a moment of fame.
5: Forty years ago, 29-year-old Gerald Campion shot to fame as Billy Bunter. Producer Sarah Rowlands

Contributors

Talks:
Jenni Mills
Unknown:
Gerald Campion
Unknown:
Billy Bunter.
Producer:
Sarah Rowlands

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