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With Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday. Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rosemay Hartill.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Rosemay Hartill.

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Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

First of a four-part series in which writer and broadcaster Ray Gosling takes a personal look at some men of commerce who combined profits with principles.
1: Lord Leverhulme Lever gave the world Sunlight soap - in China, up the Congo and on the Mersey. At his stately home, his grandson entertains Gosling to lunch. In Stomoway in the Hebrides, where the first Lord Leverhulme tried to do good with MacFisheries, he meets the crofters who would have none of it. Producer Julia Shaw

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Gosling
Producer:
Julia Shaw

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Cheryl Armitage explores alternatives to the starch and serge of nurses' uniforms. Serial: Guppiesfor Tea (11)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Introduced By:
Cheryl Armitage

Comedy by Sue Limb , starring Imelda Staunton as Izzy.
3: Overdrawn, Oversexed and Over-optimistic
Producer Jonathan James-Moore

Contributors

Comedy By:
Sue Limb
Unknown:
Imelda Staunton
Producer:
Jonathan James-Moore
Dick:
Mike Grady
Maria:
Marty Cruickshan
Michael:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Razors:
Rene Zagger
Bill:
Neil McCaul
Gwyn:
Sion Probert

Four Liverpool writers have worked together to create this
four-part series set in the city over a long weekend. Threaded through the four stories is an imaginary news story.
1: Friday by Tracy Aston , starring Patricia Hayes as Edith and Michael Angelis as Albert.
Edith and Albert are on the run - Edith from the Old Folks' Home and Albert from his family and fast-approaching insanity. Having discovered Albert talking to a dead body in the cathedral gardens, Edith takes him away from the scene and under her wing.
Music by Sense of Sound Director Kate Rowland

Contributors

Unknown:
Tracy Aston
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Michael Angelis
Director:
Kate Rowland
Dawn:
Sunetra Sarker
Eddie:
Alan Igbon
George:
Tom Williamson
Nm:
Pauline Fleming
Dolly:
Ina Clough
gusker:
Jake Abraham

Brian Sibley reads a new book about the films based on Graham Greene 's writing and Mark Burman reports from the film set of Black Beauty.
Producer Nicki Paxman (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Sibley
Unknown:
Graham Greene
Unknown:
Mark Burman
Producer:
Nicki Paxman

by Michael Carson.
A taie of genetic engineering. But what will the Pope and all those MPs say? And then there's Mrs Dainty on the number
23 bus....
Read by Nigel Anthony. Producer Duncan Minshull

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Carson.
Unknown:
Mrs Dainty
Read By:
Nigel Anthony.
Producer:
Duncan Minshull

Following the assault on the Russian Parliament by the army, Christopher Cook recalls the dismissal of the Dumas by Nicholas II in 1906 and the installation of his reactionary prime minister, Pyotr Stolypin.
Producer John Knight

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Pyotr Stolypin.
Producer:
John Knight

Four writers give a personal view of today's Britain.
4: The Message and the Music. In the last of the series Charlotte Greig explores the state of the black pentecostal churches in Britain; the tension between young and older generations, the rise of multiracial churches and the birth of a British gospel sound. Producer Wendy Pilmer

Contributors

Producer:
Wendy Pilmer

Last in the series of significant trials.
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Nicholas Stewart , QC, considers a case which involved two shipwrecked seamen who killed and ate their cabin boy after several weeks at sea in an open boat.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Stewart

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