with Alison Bogle.
with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Indarjit Singh
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
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Regional Variations (2)
Writer Sue Limb goes Down Your Way to the beautiful valley of Ozleworth in Gloucestershire - "a wonderful tumbling landscape, suspended above the world". Producer Pat Pryor
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: The Vampire Tapestry
7:Book Three: The Unicom Tapestry
(1) Read by Liza Ross.
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.
Producer James Clark
with John Howard.
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Six years in radio's history, recalling an era when both microphones and audiences were larger.... 1: 1936
Between Hilversum and Athlone on the dial lay the BBC's national and regional programmes, both under firm Reithian control.
The wireless listener of the 1930s was fed an incessant diet of dance bands and establishment voices - until 1936 when it was discovered that the microphone could operate outside the confines of the studio and Sir John Reith's bright young men rushed headlong into the world.
with James Naughtie.
Accidental Murder by Frank McCormick.
To lose one wife may be bad luck, but to nearly lose two in quick succession may be more than an accident....
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
on the subject of music for the dance, with ballet conductor
Barry Wordsworth and repetiteur Philip Gammon.
Producer Michael Emery Stereo
Regional Variations (2)
and other business from
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Gill Pyrah reads Trapline, a new Florida thriller from
Carl Hiaasen. There's God, an anthology of religious fiction; and Tamasha theatre present Women of the Dust. Plus the winners of the Radio Times Comedy and Drama Awards.
Producer Neil Trevithick. Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Card Trick with Hearts by Adrian Dannatt.
Postcards telling tales of honeymoons and holidays - memories and passions. But how will she cope with a real love affair? Read by Carolyn Backhouse. Producer Rosemary Watts
with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.
with Alan Partridge.
Classic chat from On the Hour's supreme sports reporter and his guests from the world of theatre, politics and emotional tragedy. With thanks to his researchers: Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front, Doon Mackichan and David Schneider.
A bulk load of problems at Bridge Farm. Stereo
Reporter Mark Halliley. Producer Mark Weston-Turner
Ian Mclntyre offers some observations on the passing scene.
Producer Louise Purslow
with Peter White.
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Producer Thena Heshel
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(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Roger White. Stereo
with Alexander MacLeod.
McSorley's Wonderful Saloon
2: The Old House at Home
How do lifers use their radios to escape from prison? Laurie Taylor goes behind bars.