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with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
Editor Philip Harding

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Dr Leslie Griffiths.
Editor:
Philip Harding

with Ken Bruce. This week: Simon Parkes visits Salvador in north-east Brazil, the home of Samba.
Producer Sara Jane Hall

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Bruce.
Unknown:
Simon Parkes
Producer:
Sara Jane Hall

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and The Men Who Know.
Producer Ian Gardhouse. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Victoria Mather
Producer:
Ian Gardhouse.

Panel: Clement Freud ,
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo and Wendy Richard.
Chairman Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Wendy Richard.
Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons.
Producer:
Sarah Smith.

This week's panel tackles the issues raised by an invited audience in Didcot,Oxfordshire. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Dymphna Flynn
0 LINES OPEN from 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers:
Anna Carragher

Roland's Afterlife
Roland "dies" and comes back to life. Could it be a spiritual rebirth?
In Frederick Bradnum 's dark-grey comedy, Roland's search for salvation leads to some strange encounters.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Bradnum
Director:
Glyn Dearman.
Roland:
Derek Fowlds
Lorraine:
Melinda Walker
Hidé:
Sheila Hancock
Guy:
Richard Vernon
Leonoski:
David March
Nerdieff:
Robert Eddison
Sir Fingle Cameron:
Henry Stamper
Canon Clutterbuck:
Eric Allan
DrShaw:
Irene Sutcliffe
Truscott:
Alan Barker
Bishop:
Peter Penry-Jones
Mrs Denbigh:
Ann Windsor
Cordoba:
Andrew Wincott
Empoli:
Colin McFarlane
Edgehill:
Fraser Kerr
Bas-Rhinc:
Brett Usher
Lola:
Joanna Myers
Woman:
Theresa Streatfeild

Nick Swingler reflects on the history of the cafe as the ideal environment for creative thinking. Readers: Alan Sykes and Geoffrey Wheeler. Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Readers:
Alan Sykes
Readers:
Geoffrey Wheeler.
Producer:
Gillian Hush

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Annette Kobak interviews British author, scholar and soldier Patrick Leigh Fermor about walking from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople in the 1930s. A programme from 1992. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Patrick Leigh Fermor
Interviewer:
Annette Kobak

Part of Radio 4's Northern Lightsfestival. Mysterious black pyramids of ice and disappearing lakes were just two of the problems faced by a bunch of British students on their science summer camp in Iceland. Alun Lewis reports. Producer Peter Croasdale

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Croasdale

Ifthel979referendum had led to a Scottish
National Assembly, would it have taken the high road or the low road? In the last of the series, Tam Dalyell , MP, and Professor Neil McCormick rewrite history in conversation with Chris Andrew.
Producer Ian Bell. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Tam Dalyell
Unknown:
Professor Neil McCormick
Unknown:
Chris Andrew.
Producer:
Ian Bell.

Six programmes in which Phil Smith focuses on experiences of marriage through three generations of northern working people. 4: Troubled Waters
Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Unknown:
Phil Smith
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Levinson's Touch
Barry Levinson 's career as a film director has included such milestones as Diner, the Oscar-laden Rain Man and, shortly, his much-heralded Bugsy with Warren Beatty , which has just scooped three
American film awards in Los Angeles.
Nigel Andrews traces Levinson's progress.
Producer Richard Bannerman
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Levinson
Unknown:
Warren Beatty
Unknown:
Nigel Andrews
Producer:
Richard Bannerman

The Betrothed
The last of a four-part dramatisation of Alessandro Manzoni 's novel.
The Plague
A year has passed but Renzo remains a wanted man. Lucia has taken a vow of chastity, and now an even more dangerous threat hangs over the Duchy of Milan.
Translated by Bruce Penman Dramatised by Louise Page
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Alessandro Manzoni
Translated By:
Bruce Penman
Dramatised By:
Louise Page
Director:
Tracey Neale.
Bettina:
Melanie Hudson
Agnese:
Marion Bailey
Perpetua:
Maggie McCarthy
Alberto:
Nicholas Murchie
Donna Prassede:
Joanna Wake
Lucia:
Sarah-Jane Fenton
Renzo:
Stephen McGann
Scribe:
Andrew Wincott
DonAbbondio:
Robert Lang
FrCristoforo:
Jon Strickland
Gertrude:
Deborah Findlay
Cardinal Borromeo:
Keith Drinkel
DonRodrigo:
Sean Arnold
Griso:
Trevor Cooper
Nibbio/First monatto:
John Church
Roberto/Second monatto:
Scott Farrell
Cardinal's chaplain/Tonio:
Peter Gunn
Youngmother:
Siriol Jenkins
Man in Milan:
Mark Straker
Woman in Milan:
Ann Windsor

Six programmes about the Circumpolar Arctic. 4: Cold Comforts
How far have the comforts of the south corroded the social fabric of the far north? Presented by Daniel Snowman. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By:
Daniel Snowman.

Asit-comforthe
90s written by and starring comedian
Nick Revell , in six programmes. With Alistair McGowan , Kate McKenzie , Caroline Gruber , and Brian Bowles. Guest Brian Johnston.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Revell
Unknown:
Alistair McGowan
Unknown:
Kate McKenzie
Unknown:
Caroline Gruber
Unknown:
Brian Bowles.
Unknown:
Brian Johnston.
Producer:
Jon Magnusson.

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