Daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
with Dame Christian Howard.
with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with The Venerable George Austin
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
•Lines open from 8.00am
Regional Variations (2)
Hail To The Lord's
Anointed (Criiger, BBC HB); Luke 4, vv 16-21; A Gentle Healer (Card); Make Way (Kendrick).
Director of Music Timothy Dean.
with Jenni Murray. Serial: Proto Zoe
4: The Sewing Lesson
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer Julia Durbin
with John Howard.
Six years in radio's history, recalling an era when both microphones and audiences were larger. 3: 1947
... And the BBC celebrates its Silver Jubilee by merging the Home Service with the Light Programme for a few weeks in an effort to save fuel. But as Britain continued to shiver under a blanket of snow, the wireless provided a little warmth in the chill.
Dick Barton stormed onto the airwaves, Children's Hour celebrated its 25th anniversary and the BBC mounted its largest-ever operation to cover the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth. And scientists and philosophers debated the major moral question of the year - atomic power.
with James Naughtie.
Eavesdropping by David Cregan.
Simon, a radio drama producer, accidentally eavesdrops on his actor friends and learns what they really think of him.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
and looks at the world of English folk songs and its singers, with collector John Howson and archivist Malcolm Taylor.
Producer Michael Emery. Stereo
Regional Variations (2)
Bel Mooney talks to six people whose lives have been affected by a particular death.
6: Daniel Topolski remembers his father, the artist Felix Topolski. Producer Penny Lawrence. Stereo
Listeners investigate a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team. Editor Jenny Walmsley
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Paul Vaughan looks at the different versions of The
Nutcracker on offer and reviews the staging of Cyrano de Bergerac starring Robert Lindsay. Producer Adrian Washbourne
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
7.23 by Ewart Hutton.
On holiday with his wife and children, Emrys seeks release from his everyday responsibilities in a curious nightly ritual. At
7.23 every night "she became his fixture".
Reader David Dooley. Producer Caroline Sarli
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.
Producer Armando lannucci
Kenton puts his foot in it again. Stereo
Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer Lynne Jones
Ian Mclntyre offers some observations on the passing scene in the last programme of the series. Producer Louise Purslow
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
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(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Roger White. Stereo
with Robin Lustig. Stereo
Man with No Eyes
2: Edgar was winning at
Monopoly as usual. Minnie was second and Minette was last, as usual, while
Mona was fast asleep. The weather was becoming stormy and Minette was reflecting on the time when her youngest daughter Mona (by name and nature) was bom.
Laurie Taylor on the latest radio news.