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with John Humphrys and James Naughtie. Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Jim Thompson.

Wendy Austin talks to American feminist Shere Hite about her new report on the family.
Serial: The Matisse Stories by A S Byatt . Annette Crosbie reads the first part of The Chinese Lobster. The Dean of Women Students faces a difficult meeting with a male colleague. Abridged by Pat McLoughlin

Contributors

Talks:
Wendy Austin
Unknown:
Shere Hite
Stories By:
A S Byatt
Stories By:
. Annette Crosbie
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin

Frank Delaney presents the programme about language that is what it says.
3: Colourful Language. This week he looks at the language of colours, checking paint manufacturers' shade charts. Do you go for avocado on your walls, or apple green ... or just plain magnolia? Producer Simon Elmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Producer:
Simon Elmes

It's the Newcastle Metro - not the Paris one - which features in this Alex Ferguson drama about an overworked inspector taunted by fare-dodging youths and the "voice" of a suicide victim. But help is perhaps not as far away as he thinks....
Director Dave Sheasby

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Ferguson
Director:
Dave Sheasby
Inspector Richardson:
Rod Arthur
Mrs Richardson/Edith:
Val McLane
Jessica:
Belinda Chapman
Controller/Alison:
Angela Lonsdale
Reg Thornton:
Art Davies
CoronerlArehie:
James Thackwray
Wayne:
Trevor Todd
Sean:
Joe Caffrey

This week, baritone Thomas Allen is
Nigel Douglas 's guest. With aspirations for the concert hall rather than the stage, Allen was launched on his highly successful career by a happy accident while he was at college. He talks about the perils, pains and pleasures of life on the international opera circuit. Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Baritone:
Thomas Allen
Unknown:
Nigel Douglas
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Boardroom banter, backchat and backstabbingwith chairman Nigel Cassidy and this week's panel, Alastair Ross Goobey, Nigel Whittaker , Howard Hodgson and Peter Day. Producer Neil Koenig

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Cassidy
Unknown:
Alastair Ross
Unknown:
Nigel Whittaker
Unknown:
Howard Hodgson
Unknown:
Peter Day.
Producer:
Neil Koenig

In a series of Lent talks, five prominent people in their early 30s, Jesus' age when he died, reflect on his passion.
1: Richard Coles, former half of the pop duo the Communards, has recently converted to Roman Catholicism and is studying theology.
Producer Roger Child

Contributors

Producer:
Roger Child

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White. QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed] between 9.15pm and 10.15pm
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]
HANDBOOK: £16.50, from [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White.

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More