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with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev
Jim Thompson.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Jim Thompson.

An eight-part comedy drama by Alex Shearer.
The novelty of artistic freedom in the People's Democracy attracts a swarm of film location managers, hungry for new backdrops, authentic faces and cheap labour. The movie moguls hadn't bargained for one thing however: a little diplomatic scene-stealing.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
Alex Shearer
Producer:
Neil Cargill
MacKenzie:
Dinsdale Landen
Frost:
Peter Acre
Helen:
Moir Leslie
Surikov:
Christopher Benjamin
Spiro:
Stephen Greif
Duncan Bridges:
Peter Whitman

Cold in Coventry
Set in 1914, in a training institution for orphan girls, where Emma Gartley has returned in disgrace.
Written by Jessie Kesson.
With girls from St Albans High School for Girls. Director Marilyn Imrie Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Emma Gartley
Written By:
Jessie Kesson.
Director:
Marilyn Imrie
Emma Gartley:
Jane Slavin
Agnes Bradley:
Kelda Holmes
Madam Superintendent:
Jenny Lee
Cook:
Joanna Wake

Frank Delaney explores the punch and the poetry of the way we speak now. Including: is it Sweet Clarity or Breakneck Pace to win the sports commentary steeplechase? Plus: Andrew Motion reading his specially commissioned work Friendly Fires. Producer Simon Elmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Unknown:
Andrew Motion
Producer:
Simon Elmes

A review of the Broadway musical Grand Hotel and Rohinston Mistry 's new collection of stories Tales from Firozsha Baag.
Gill Pyrah 's studio guest is the writer and academic John Carey.
Producer Alasdair Cross
Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rohinston Mistry
Unknown:
Firozsha Baag.
Unknown:
Gill Pyrah
Unknown:
John Carey.

Chicken Pate by Madelaine Blackmore. The jar had said "consume within three days of opening" - how the devil could he manage that by himself?
Read by Brian Gear. Producer Viv Beeby

Contributors

Unknown:
Madelaine Blackmore.
Read By:
Brian Gear.
Producer:
Viv Beeby

starring Tom Miles and Rob Millner , with special guests Jim Tavare , Jonathan Cecil and Flaminia Cinque.
Half-an-hour of comedy and music in which the classics are mangled beyond recovery.
Producer Harry Thompson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Miles
Unknown:
Rob Millner
Unknown:
Jim Tavare
Unknown:
Jonathan Cecil
Producer:
Harry Thompson.

The first of a series of four programmes in which Stephen Pile investigates the strange case of Britain today.

Is the Anglican sermon the greatest single barrier to the spread of Christianity in this country? Stephen Pile investigates whether the sermon is dead or just resting, submitting himself to the best and worst of preachers en route.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Pile
Producer:
Anne-Marie Cole

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White. Producer Thena Heshel. Stereo .QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed] between
9.30pm and 10.30pm
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Contributors

Presented By:
Peter White.
Producer:
Thena Heshel.

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