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with and 7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr John McDade. Editor Philip Harding

Contributors

Unknown:
Fr John McDade.
Editor:
Philip Harding

Ned Sherrin hosts an hour of live interjections from the likes of Arthur Smith , Emma Freud and John Walters.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Arthur Smith
Unknown:
Emma Freud
Unknown:
John Walters.

Clement Freud ,
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo and Maureen Lipman try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Maureen Lipman
Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons.
Producer:
Sarah Smith.

This week's panel: Janet Cohen ,
Ken Livingstone , MP, Alan Watkins and Ann Widdecombe , MP.
From Grantham.
Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Alison Vernon-Smith
ā— LINES OPEN from 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Janet Cohen
Unknown:
Ken Livingstone
Unknown:
Alan Watkins
Unknown:
Ann Widdecombe
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers:
Anna Carragher
Producers:
Alison Vernon-Smith

The Finger of Suspicion When a helicopter hoists the Epstein statue off
Lewis's department store in Liverpool, Inspector Crust assumes it's just a student rag. But when the thieves start returning bits of the statue's anatomy,
Crust has second thoughts. Written by Vincent Me Inemey.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo

Contributors

Director:
Shaun MacLoughlin.
Inspector Crust:
James Ellis
Minty:
Bill Monks
Pilot Lairds:
Richard Pearce
Colonel Rivers:
David Bannerman
Malcolm:
Kim Wall
James:
Brendan Charleson
Julia Lairds:
Carolyn Backhouse
Billy Lairds:
Christian Rodska
MrsRivers Lairds:
Peggy Ann Wood
ArthurFrank Lairds:
Richard Tate
Mandy Lairds:
Cheryl Maiker

David Foster takes a trip in the footsteps of the writer Maurice O'Sullivan , who in 1927 left his birthplace on the Great Blasket, a tiny island off the coast of Kerry. Reader Oengus MacNamara. Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Unknown:
David Foster
Unknown:
Maurice O'Sullivan
Reader:
Oengus MacNamara.
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Annette Kobak invites six travellers to reflect on a journey.
5: Bicycle enthusiast and grandmother
Bettina Selby recalls her 4,500-mile cycle ride along the Nile valley, from the pyramids of Egypt to the Mountains of the Moon.
Producer Kate McAll

Contributors

Unknown:
Annette Kobak
Unknown:
Bettina Selby
Producer:
Kate McAll

Presented by Peter Evans.
This week: listeners'views on the controversial subject of animal research, as well as reviewing the latest discoveries and developments.
Producer Constance St Louis

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Evans.

Four programmes in which
Sara Parker meets people who do other people's jobs.
1: The Stand-in Doctors On the rounds with two very different locum GPs, one in the country, one in the inner city. Producer Sukey Firth

Contributors

Unknown:
Sara Parker

In the fifth of six programmes, Phil Smith listens to experiences of one-parent families through three generations of northern working people.
Who Needs 'Em?
Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Unknown:
Phil Smith
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Crooning the Bilious Pigeons
Voice training has come a long way since Henry Higgins schooled
Eliza Doolittle. Actors in Britain are now encouraged to keep their accents. Paul Allen listens in on the teachers and the taught. ProducerTim Dee. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Higgins
Unknown:
Eliza Doolittle.
Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Producertim Dee.

Under Western Eyes
A two-part dramatisation of Joseph Conrad 's novel. l:St Petersburg, 1911. Revolutionary activity is on the increase and, much against his will, Razumov is drawn into the thick of it.
Dramatised by Brian Miller
Director Alison Hindell. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Dramatised By:
Brian Miller
Director:
Alison Hindell.
Razumov:
Patrick Brennan
Winchester:
Garard Green
Haldin:
Neil Roberts
Polinsky:
Robert Portal
Mikulin:
David Bannerman
Kerbishov:
Ric Jerrom
Tcherets:
Fraser Kerr
Student:
Gary Llywelyn
Natalia:
Katherine Kinsey
Tekla:
Marie Phillips
Mrs Haldin:
Lawmary Champion

Professor Akbar Ahmed talks to six people from the Indian subcontinent who have influence in Britain.
5: Jyoti Munsiff
A Bahai, she was Britain's youngest ever solicitor and is now the highest-placed woman in Shell International.
Stereo

Contributors

Talks:
Professor Akbar Ahmed
Unknown:
Jyoti Munsiff

Six programmes about the Circumpolar Arctic. 5: A rctic Science and Global Change
The earth seems to be getting rapidly warmer - while in the longer run we're also probably heading for a new Ice Age. How can Arctic seals and squirrels help us to survive? Presented by Daniel Snowman. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By:
Daniel Snowman.

Six autobiographical talks by the barrister and historian
Charles Arnold-Baker , who was born the Prussian aristocrat, Wolfgang
Werner von Blumenthal.
5: The Degradation ofCharacter
Producer Louise Purslow

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Arnold-Baker
Producer:
Louise Purslow

A sit-com for the 90s, in six programmes written by and starring comedian Nick Revell.
With Alistair McGowan , Caroline Gruber ,
Kate McKenzie and Brian Bowles.
Producer Jon Magnusson Stereo

Contributors

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

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