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The second special holiday edition with Melvyn Bragg in Istanbul. Turkey's cultural capital, where guests include the musician and film director Zulfu Livaneli ; Sevas Akat. academic and businessman: Binnaz Toprak , specialist on Islam in modern secular
Turkey: and Hugh Pope of The Independent.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown

Contributors

Unknown:
Melvyn Bragg
Director:
Zulfu Livaneli
Director:
Sevas Akat.
Unknown:
Binnaz Toprak
Unknown:
Hugh Pope
Producer:
Marina Salandy-Brown

with Jenni Murray. Join the fashion designers
Helen Storey and Ben de Lisi : the writers Brenda Polan and Lowri Turner ; model
Sarah-Jo; and photographer Kate Garner for a stroll down the catwalk and a preview of the autumn fashions.
Story: The Wild Blue Yonder by Audrey Thomas , read by Margaret Robertson. 2: Roots

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Helen Storey
Unknown:
Ben de Lisi
Unknown:
Brenda Polan
Unknown:
Lowri Turner
Unknown:
Kate Garner
Unknown:
Audrey Thomas
Read By:
Margaret Robertson.

Nationwide general knowledge contest, chaired by Robert Robinson. First Round London. Victor Corney (hospital administrator);
Tonv Sherwood (civil servant); Jane MacKelvie
(stockbroker); Bob Haworth (chartered engineer). Producer Richard Edis

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson.
Unknown:
Victor Corney
Unknown:
Jane MacKelvie
Unknown:
Bob Haworth
Producer:
Richard Edis

by Jack Higgins.
Injured in the failed attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill, Kurt Steiner is imprisoned in the Tower of London. In his office in Berlin, Heinrich Himmler considers the advantages of rescuing Steiner and contacts Liam Devlin with an intriguing offer.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin

Contributors

Unknown:
Kurt Steiner
Unknown:
Heinrich Himmler
Unknown:
Liam Devlin
Dramatised By:
Peter MacKie
Director:
Philip Martin
Liam Devlin:
Frank Grimes
Jack Higgins:
Harry Patterson
Steiner:
Michael Fitzgerald
Vaughan:
Quint Boa
Himmler:
Graham Padden
Canaris:
Terry Molloy
Hitler:
David Halliwell
Mary:
Melanie Revill
Lavinia:
Charlotte Westoram
ShaK:
David Neal
Rommel:
Gordon Reid
Uunro:
Leon Tanner
Carter:
John Dixon
Schellenberg:
David Holt
Kneussel:
Richard Allenson
Kramer:
Richard O'Ryan
Berger:
Peter Meakin

Robert Dawson Scott tracks down some authentic blues, with the help of musician Dave Stewart who made a pilgrimage to the Mississippi in search of untapped musical talent. Producer Will Saunders
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Dawson Scott
Musician:
Dave Stewart

Graffiti by Jonathan Treitel.
By the end of the century all the beauty spots of the world would be destroyed by the dreaded scribble ... Read by David Horovitch. Producer Duncan Minshull

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Treitel.
Read By:
David Horovitch.
Producer:
Duncan Minshull

Not Just for Christmas by Jonathan Myerson.
Time runs out for women wondering when, or whether, to have children.
With Alison Reid and Michael Onslow Director Jane Morgan

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Myerson.
Unknown:
Alison Reid
Unknown:
Michael Onslow
Director:
Jane Morgan
lee:
Fiona Shaw
Caro:
Lesley Manville
Judith:
Brenda Blethyn
Abby:
Gwen Humble
fred:
James Fleet
Saul:
Dominic Letts
Michael:
Michael Lumsden

Actress Ellen Pollock gives away a few secrets about a picture that hangs among the bric-a-brac in a Chelsea antiques market with the help of Mark Twain , Rudolf Hess ,
Augustus John , Donald Wolfit , and, in person, Alec McCowen.
Producer Piers Plowright

Contributors

Unknown:
Ellen Pollock
Unknown:
Mark Twain
Unknown:
Rudolf Hess
Unknown:
Augustus John
Unknown:
Donald Wolfit
Unknown:
Alec McCowen.
Producer:
Piers Plowright

After Henry by Simon Brett. Last in the series.
Starring Prunella Scales ,
Joan Sanderson , Benjamin Whitrow , Gerry Cowper and Nigel Williams. Mr Right
Producer Pete Atkin

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett.
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Joan Sanderson
Unknown:
Benjamin Whitrow
Unknown:
Gerry Cowper
Unknown:
Nigel Williams.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

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