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with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr Leslie Griffiths.

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Dr Leslie Griffiths.

Listeners investigate with the help of Susan Marling and the team.
0 WRITE to: Punters.
BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR 0 PHONE: [number removed]86

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Marling

In the hands of budding authors, dog roses become symbols of 'unsullied antiquity' amid the broken concrete of city wastelands and stoats are dubbed the 'erotomaniacs' of the north Pennines.
Some of the winning entries from the BBC
Wildlife magazine's Awards for Nature Writing 1991.
Presented by Jessica Holm and Michael Scott.
Producer John Ruthven

Contributors

Presented By:
Jessica Holm
Presented By:
Michael Scott.
Producer:
John Ruthven

A series of reminiscences by the doyen of British showbusiness
J Kingston Platt.
1: Brian Allington
The common image of the breed of actors as selfish, chameleonic and unreliable is almost always quite unjustified. After all, to be realistic, what sort of professional future could someone like that possibly expect to have? Performed and written by Peter Jones.
Producer Pete Atkin
0 CASSETTE: J Kingston Watt, from retailers

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Allington
Written By:
Peter Jones.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Nigel Rees with another round of things quotable and people quoted. With Glenda Jackson ,
Dan Jacobson , Peter Jones and Alan Plater. Reading by Ronald Fletcher.
Producer Armando lannucci Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Glenda Jackson
Unknown:
Dan Jacobson
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Alan Plater.
Reading By:
Ronald Fletcher.

with Wendy Austin.
Child abuse, the 'pindown' scandal, elderly neglect - how should social workers be trained to deal with such problems? Alison Hilliard investigates.
Serial: Going Wrong (9)

Contributors

Unknown:
Wendy Austin.
Unknown:
Alison Hilliard

The tango, danced in the Bal Musettes of wartime Paris, echoes sadness and betrayals, in Patricia Cleveland-Peck's play.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Piano:
Mary Nash
Director:
Janet Whitaker
Edith Martin:
Cheryl Campbell
Robert Martin:
Denys Hawthorne
Mercedes Vaz Dias:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Raoul:
John Bennett
Marthe:
Irene Sutcliffe
Adele:
Susan Sheridan
James:
Andrew Wincott
Carlos:
Mark Straker
Bernard's mother:
Anne Windsor

Edward Blishen invites
Jane Asher and Clive Anderson to talk about four paperbacks they consider to be A Good Read.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Blishen
Unknown:
Jane Asher
Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Producer:
Susan Roberts.

Paul Allen is at the Buxton Festival for
Mozart; at the Royal
Court Theatre for the hit
American play Spunk; and at the Whitechapel
Gallery for the latest manifestations of artist
Cindy Sherman. Producer Tessa Watt
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Artist:
Cindy Sherman.
Producer:
Tessa Watt

Evelyn Waugh 's novel adapted in three parts. 1: Hollywood, 1947. Failed poet and screenwriter
Dennis Barlow has disgraced the English community by taking a job in a pets' cemetery. He is given the chance to redeem himself by arranging a colleague's funeral, but love rather than redemption looms at the Whispering Glades Funeral Home.
Dramatised by Bill Matthews
Producer Ussa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Dennis Barlow
Dramatised By:
Bill Matthews
Producer:
Ussa Evans.
Dennis Barlow:
Rupert Graves
Aimee Thanatogenous:
Miranda Richardson
Sir Ambrose Abercrombie:
Donald Pickering
Sir Francis Hinsley:
Ronald Fraser
Baumbein:
Bob Sessions
Mrs Heinkel:
Lorelei King
Mr Heinkel:
Garrick Hagon
MrSchultZ:
Graham Hoadly
Carrie:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Erikson:
Simon Treves
Schindler:
David Bannerman

A light-hearted look at what the British have said about the Americans - and vice versa - over the last two hundred years.
Starring Hector Elizondo , Martin Jarvis , Madeline Kahn , Joanna Lumley , Prunella Scales ,
Sam Wanamaker , Paul Winfield and Tom Garvin (piano).
Presented by BBC Radio Drama and KCRW (Los Angeles' premier public radio station) at Irvine
University as part of the Festival of Britain, Orange County, California.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Hector Elizondo
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Madeline Kahn
Unknown:
Joanna Lumley
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Sam Wanamaker
Unknown:
Paul Winfield
Piano:
Tom Garvin
Director:
Martin Jenkins.

Presented by Kati Whitaker.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0 PHONE: [number removed](10.00am-5.00pm)
0 WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBC, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Presented By:
Kati Whitaker.
Producer:
Marlene Pease

A six-part crime series set in 1830, a year after the Metropolitan Police Act created the 'Peelers'.

Lord Trowle and PC Quin meet in Court and Mr Morley meets his match in Mrs Gascoygne.

(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
Patrick Carroll
Singer:
Martin Carthy
Director:
Janet Whitaker
PC Martin Quin:
Mick Ford
Jeremiah Morley:
James Booth
Lord Trowle:
Richard E. Grant
Sir Robert Peel:
Norman Jones
Mrs Gascoygne:
Elizabeth Bell
Colonel Rowan:
Peter Jeffrey
Richard Mayne:
Killian McKenna
Maria Staples:
Joanna Myers
John Staples:
Ian Lindsay
Sergeant Cazalet:
Alan Barker
Frederick Roe:
Timothy Bateson
Sergeant Dutton:
Ronald Herdman
Lord Laverton:
James Greene
Peter the Screever:
Fraser Kerr
Beth:
Susan Sheridan
Moaning woman:
Elizabeth Kelly

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