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with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with The Venerable George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
George Austin.

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

The first in a new four-part series in which Jennifer Holden meets men who live or work together. 1: Men at WarThe men serving aboard HMS York often spend months together at sea. Many have been involved in war. They are united by the cramped conditions in which they live and by waiting for the mail from their families and friends. But the community also has a strong hierarchy - the Captain dines in solitary state, while the junior seamen queue at the galley. Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Jennifer Holden
Producer:
Emma Kingsley.

Sally Hawkins concludes Hard Times - a special series on poverty in the UK. The debate is extended beyond poverty to the sense of powerlessness and social exclusion felt by the poor. Producer Ian Gilvear

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally Hawkins
Producer:
Ian Gilvear

by Graham Greene.
Dramatised in eight parts. Starring With and 2: Brown comes home to an unexpected reunion ... and to the realities of life, and death, in Haiti.
Dramatised by Rene Basilico. Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Greene.
Dramatised By:
Rene Basilico.
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Brown:
Michael Kitchen
Smith:
James Maxwell
Helen Horton:
Mrs Smith
Martha Pineda:
Tessa Wojtczak
DrMagiot:
Rudolph Walker
Josephe:
Kenneth Gardnier
Petit Pierre:
Joseph Charles
British Charge d'Affaires:
Terrence Hardiman

Concluding the thriller by Andrew Rissik.
5: Everyone's Been Burned
Marianne has been shot. Hindle is going to put Jack down forever - but nothing is as it seems.
Director Glyn Dearman.
Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Andrew Rissik
Director:
Glyn Dearman
Billy Hindle:
James Aubrey
Tara Lightborn:
Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn:
Charles Gray
Sir Richard Snark:
Gerald Harper
Maurice Browning:
Robert Eddison
Marianne:
Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Jill Vardy:
Jane Whittenshaw
Interrogator:
Brian Miller
Czech Defector:
David Bannerman
Code Room Girl:
Elizabeth Mansfield

As Richard Attenborough 's film about Charlie Chaplin opens, Brian Sibley talks to the director. He also reviews other screen openings this week, and shines a light into the rafters of Norwich cathedral.
Producer Neil Trevithick. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Attenborough
Unknown:
Charlie Chaplin
Talks:
Brian Sibley
Producer:
Neil Trevithick.

Sisters by Elizabeth Taylor.
On a Thursday morning, soon after Mrs Mason returned from shopping, a neat young man wearing a dark suit and spectacles and carrying a rolled umbrella called at the house and brought her to the edge of ruin.
Read by Sheila Mitchell. Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor.
Unknown:
Mrs Mason
Read By:
Sheila Mitchell.
Producer:
Anne-Marie Cole

by Alex Shearer.
6: No Special Treatment Official condemnation of the privatisation of the People's Health Service is tempered slightly when the diplomats study the proposals more closely. Cheap facelifts and hair transplants for embassy staff ... isn't there something to be said for the concept after all?
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Shearer.
Producer:
Neil Cargill.
MacKenzie:
Dinsdale Landen
Frost:
Peter Acre
Helen:
Moir Leslie
Surikov:
Christopher Benjamin
Spiro:
Stephen Greif

The life story of the author acclaimed as "the greatest man in Russia", compiled by Michael Bakewell from his letters and diaries, and the words of his family and friends.
With Norman Rodway as Count Leo Tolstoy and Anna Massey as Sofya. Reader John Rowe.
4: In Love ...As Never
Before!
Director Rosemary Hart. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Bakewell
Unknown:
Norman Rodway
Unknown:
Count Leo Tolstoy
Unknown:
Anna Massey
Reader:
John Rowe.
Director:
Rosemary Hart.
Tanya Behrs:
Emma Fielding
Sergei Tolstoy:
Alan Barker
Lyubov Behrs:
Elizabeth Kelly
Levin:
David Collings
Kitty:
Melinda Walker
Natasha Rostov:
Petra Markham
Daragon:
Peter Penry Jones

Man with No Eyes
3: The next morning the weather has improved, the man with no eyes has gone, and Edgar decides to take the family for a walk up a hill. Minette puts on a cheerful face for the sake of the children, who do not enjoy the prospect of a long walk.
Stereo

Six years in radio's history.
4:1956
While Britain jived, the BBC heaved itself into the rock 'n' roll era by changing the shipping forecast. It also embarked on a Journey Into Space, and went Motoring with the Motorist.
Tony Hancock read his diary, the Goons were broadcasting, and Oxford and Cambridge Union Societies debated whether the Third
Programme should be abolished.
Reader Daphne Oxenford. Producer Emma Kingsley

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Reader:
Daphne Oxenford.
Producer:
Emma Kingsley

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