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With Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Lionel Blue.

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

Chris Stuart chairs another lighthearted look at the world of inventors and their creations . With guests Heather Couper , Professor Lewis Wolpert , Dr Mike Stroud and Sue Nelson. Producer Aled Evans

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Stuart
Unknown:
Heather Couper
Unknown:
Professor Lewis Wolpert
Unknown:
Dr Mike Stroud
Unknown:
Sue Nelson.
Producer:
Aled Evans

Isaiah. David Neal reads the fifth of 16ePisodes from the authorised version. bridged by Yvonne Antrobus Producer Philip Martin

Contributors

Unknown:
David Neal
Unknown:
Yvonne Antrobus
Producer:
Philip Martin

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Strong Poison by Dorothy L Sayers. Crime novelist Harriet Vane stands in the dock, accused of murdering her ex-lover. How can Lord Peter Wimsey save her? Read in 12 episodes by Nigel Planer. Abridged by Sally Feldman
Music Langford's London Miniatures
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selene

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Dorothy L Sayers.
Unknown:
Harriet Vane
Unknown:
Lord Peter Wimsey
Unknown:
Nigel Planer.
Abridged By:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selene

In the last contest of the series, the London team, Irene Thomas and Eric Kom , take on the North team of Paul Barker and Margaret Lessing. Questionmasters Gordon Clough and Tony Quinton. Producer Julia Shaw

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Eric Kom
Unknown:
Paul Barker
Unknown:
Margaret Lessing.
Unknown:
Questionmasters Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Tony Quinton.
Producer:
Julia Shaw

Adaptation of Nicholas Meyer 's Gold and Silver Dagger Award-winning book, starring Simon Callow as Sherlock Holmes , Ian Hogg as Dr Watson and Karl Johnson as Sigmund Freud. ..
The riddle of Holmes's disappearance after the Reichenbach Falls is at last solved, and the real reason for Professor Moriarty's power is revealed.
With David Bannerman , Kate Binchy , Federay Holmes , JillieMeers and David Sinclair Violin played by Steve Bentley
Dramatised by Denny Martin Flinn
Music David Chiltem and Nicholas Russell-Pavier Director Jane Morgan

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Meyer
Unknown:
Simon Callow
Unknown:
Sherlock Holmes
Unknown:
Ian Hogg
Unknown:
Karl Johnson
Unknown:
Sigmund Freud.
Unknown:
Reichenbach Falls
Unknown:
David Bannerman
Unknown:
Kate Binchy
Unknown:
Federay Holmes
Violin:
David Sinclair
Played By:
Steve Bentley
Dramatised By:
Denny Martin Flinn
Music:
David Chiltem
Music:
Nicholas Russell-Pavier
Director:
Jane Morgan
Professor Moriarty:
David King
Mycroft Hobnes:
Philip Voss
BaronvonLeinsdorf:
Matthew Morgan
Nancy Osborn Slater:
Meunda Walker
Baroness von Leinsdorf:
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Hugo von Hoffmansthal:
Wolf Kahler

In the first of the 26th - and final - series, Sue MacGregor's guest is writer Alan Plater, who talks about his life and work and reflects a little on both.

Contributors

Interviewer:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewee:
Alan Plater
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Chairman Barry Took quizzes team captains Richard Ingrams and Alan Coren and their guests in the last of the series.
Producer Jon Naismith

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Took
Unknown:
Richard Ingrams
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Producer:
Jon Naismith

This new production of Anton Chekhov's classic play set on a country estate in Russia was recorded on location. It was described by the author as "a comedy, four acts, rural scenery (a view over a lake): much talk of literature, little action, five bushels of love."
Adapted for radio by Martyn Wade. Director Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Writer:
Anton Chekhov
Adapter:
Martyn Wade
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Madame Arkadina:
Diana Quick
Trigorin:
Alex Jennings
Constantin:
Robert Glenister
Nina:
Helena Bonham Carter
Masha:
Kate Buffery
Dorn:
Edward Petherbridge
Sorin:
Richard Pearson
Medvedenko:
Nicholas Boulton
Paulina:
Frances Jeater
Shamrayev:
Colin Pinney
Music:
specially composed by Elisabeth Parker - Radiophonic Workshop

Continuing Roddy Doyle 's story of a 10-year-old boy who loves life with all its mystery and just can't understand why people don't like each other.
Episode 4. Read by Mark Lambert.
Abridged by Christ Rtz-Simon .ProducerEoinO'Callaghan

Contributors

Unknown:
Roddy Doyle
Read By:
Mark Lambert.
Abridged By:
Christ Rtz-Simon

An Actor's Life for Me by Paul Mayhew-Archer . Starring John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. 4: Educating Robert. Sue gets Robert some work teaching drama at her school. Is he a natural teacher or a natural disaster?
Producer Paul Spencer
(First broadcast on Radio 2)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Mayhew-Archer
Unknown:
John Gordon-Sinclair
Unknown:
Caroline Quentin.
Producer:
Paul Spencer

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