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

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Humphrys.

The final programme in which Jenni Mills traces critical periods in family life and talks to families about how they weathered the crisis.
Helen and John had been foster parents for six years when they were told that a child had been sexually abused while in their care. The alleged attacker was John's own father.... Producer Sarah Rowlands

Contributors

Producer:
Sarah Rowlands

Regional Variations (2)

An Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 FM

The fourth of a six-part series by Simon Brett. Cracks in the Varnish Roger is recovering, but not as fast as Victoria would have liked. Meanwhile, Charlotte's chances of having a successful relationship seem more remote than ever. Music Elizabeth Parker , BBC Radiophonic Workshop Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett.
Music:
Elizabeth Parker
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger.
Anna:
Rosemary Leach
Victoria:
Nicoia Pagett
Charlotte:
Celia Imrie
Delia:
Maxine Audley
Roger:
Stephen Moore
Malcolm:
Robert Bathurst
OrRadford:
Peter Penry-Jones
Giorgio:
Nicholas Murchie

with Jenni Murray.
Does yours trail clouds of glory and talk to the trees? Marya Burgess assesses the psychic power of children. (Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Eustace and Hilda (8)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Marya Burgess

A four-part adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's classic novel.

The dark forces of chaos threaten to engulf Blandings Castle, now under the stern rule of Lady Hermione. Galahad's plans look set to fail as Lord Emsworth attempts to hide from his keen young secretary, and Sam finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
Narrator Moray Watson.
Adapted by Richard Usborne
(Stereo)

Contributors

Author:
P.G. Wodehouse
Adapted by:
Richard Usborne
Producer:
Gareth Edwards
Narrator:
Moray Watson
Galahad:
Ian Carmichael
Lord Emsworth:
Richard Vernon
Lady Hermione:
Elizabeth Spriggs
Egbert:
Harold Innocent
Wilfred:
Jonathan Cecil
Tipton:
Alan Marriott
Sandy:
Susannah Fellowes
Monica:
Moir Leslie
Sam:
Simon Treves
Constable Evans:
Chris Emmett

An Australian discovers the real story behind his ancestors' "transportation" 150 years before.
Written by Harry Barton.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Harry Barton.
Director:
Eoin O'Callaghan.
John GeorgeAdair:
Jp McHenna
Cornelia Adair:
Aine McCartney
Donald:
Gordon Fulton
Mrs Murray/Man:
Stella McCusker
Rankin:
Walter McMonagle
PoliceSgt:
Michael Gormley
Rector:
Anthony Finigan
James McSweeney:
Joe McPartland
Father McFadden:
Lalor Roddy
Constable:
Stuart Graham
Workman:
Aidan Hamilton

Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers Judith Pearson and Garard Green , and guest Christopher Reid. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduces:
Simon Rae
Readers:
Judith Pearson
Readers:
Garard Green
Unknown:
Christopher Reid.
Producer:
Susan Roberts.

Paul Allen talks to the director of Bristol Old Vic, Andy Hay , as he does battle for the theatre's future and his actors do battle on the streets of Verona; and Irish dramatist Brian Friel 's The Faith Healer is revived at London's
Royal Court Theatre, while Alan Bennett 's television monologues reach the stage.
Producer Adrian Washbourne
Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)

Contributors

Talks:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Andy Hay
Dramatist:
Brian Friel
Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne

with Robert Booth and guests
Victoria Glendinning , Sir Roy Strong , Charles Wood and Lisa Jardine.
Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Victoria Glendinning
Unknown:
Sir Roy Strong
Unknown:
Charles Wood
Unknown:
Lisa Jardine.
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger

America's Crisis of Leadership
The last of the series in which James Naughtie travels from city halls to Capitol Hill and the White House to ask political leaders how the United
States can deliver at home the success it feels it has won abroad.
"We muddle through. We're not efficient as a government. We never will be."
(Deputy Secretary at the State Department,
Lawrence Eagleburger )
Producer Anne Sloman

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Lawrence Eagleburger
Producer:
Anne Sloman

with Ted Harrison.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0 PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) • WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBC. London W 1 A 1 AA

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Harrison.
Producer:
Marlene Pease

The final episode of Bram Stoker 's epic tale of vampire horror.
Renfield's confession points the way to Dracula's lairs - but is Mina now at risk?
Music Malcolm Clarke ,
BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Dramatised by Nick McCarty
Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Bram Stoker
Music:
Malcolm Clarke
Dramatised By:
Nick McCarty
Director:
Hamish Wilson.
Count Dracula:
Frederick Jaeger
Mina:
Phyllis Logan
Seward:
Peter Blythe
Van Helsing:
Finlay Welsh
Renfield:
David McKail
Quincey:
Paul Birchard
Arthur:
Crawford Logan
Harker:
Bernard Holle,
Agent:
Andrew Conla-
Capt Mulrine:
Michael Elde
Vampire women:
Wendy Seager
Vampire women:
Monica Gibb
Vampire women:
Amanda Whitehead

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