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with James Naughtie and Peter Hobday. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Sister Lavinia Byrne.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Lavinia Byrne.

Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into questions of morality raised by one of the week's news stories. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce and Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
Janet Daley
Unknown:
Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown:
Edward Pearce
Unknown:
Roger Scruton.
Producer:
David Coomes

"In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes," declared Andy Warhol in 1968. In a new series, Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for a short period of time and finds out what became of them.
1: Bedpans andDrumsticks. In the mid 70s tartan-clad Derek Longmuir drummed his way through hit after hit with the Bay City Rollers. Then in 1981 he said Bye Bye
Baby to fame and swapped his drumsticks for the bedpans of a Scottish hospital. Producer Sarah Rowlands

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Warhol
Talks:
Jenni Mills
Unknown:
Derek Longmuir
Producer:
Sarah Rowlands

Joining Paul Boatengfor a humorous look at historical characters and events are
Raymond Baxter , Richard Coles , Gordon Kennedy and Dr Roy Porter. Producer Kathy Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Boatengfor
Unknown:
Raymond Baxter
Unknown:
Richard Coles
Unknown:
Gordon Kennedy
Unknown:
Dr Roy Porter.
Producer:
Kathy Smith

Colin Douglas 's play begins in January 1991 when John Major began his first full year in office, the Gulf War was upon us, and somewhere in Scotland a small hospital faced the future.
Director Marilyn Imrie

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Douglas
Unknown:
John Major
Director:
Marilyn Imrie
Paula:
Rachel Atkins
Simon:
James Telfer
Mr Kennet:
Stuart McGugan
Jock:
Andrew Melville
Mrs MacQuillan/Mrs Galbraith:
Myra McFadyen
MrsBamett:
Jillie Meers
Eileen:
Cara Kelly
Sister:
Vivienne Rochester
Kenny MacGuffy:
Michael Deacon
General Patrick-Forrest:
Colin Pinney
Porter:
David Thorpe

Paul Allen talks to Frank McGuinness as his translation of Peer Gynt is staged, and there's a report from the Perth festival in Australia.
Producer Paul Quinn (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Talks:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Frank McGuinness
Producer:
Paul Quinn

by Dean Hawksley.
Timothy has big problems. He's fat, he's havinga hard time at school, his mum is worried about him, and his dad's best Tom Jones record is broken.
Read by Alex Langdon. Producer Paul Dodgson

Contributors

Unknown:
Dean Hawksley.
Unknown:
Tom Jones
Read By:
Alex Langdon.
Producer:
Paul Dodgson

More from the Empire's favourite magazine -this week incorporating Lathe Monthly. With Susie Brann , Alistair McGowan , Mary Elliot-Nelson , Julian Dutton and Peter Baynham. Producer Sarah Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Susie Brann
Unknown:
Alistair McGowan
Unknown:
Mary Elliot-Nelson
Unknown:
Julian Dutton
Unknown:
Peter Baynham.
Producer:
Sarah Smith

The Twelve Widows of Appleby. The story of the lively ladies who live in the almshouse at Appleby-in-Westmorland, and the worthy Trustees who try to keep the house rules. Reporter Jennifer Holden. Producer Joy Hatwood

Contributors

Reporter:
Jennifer Holden.

Tax and Spend
Next month's tax increases have prompted accusations that the electorate were misled in 1992. But does this debate ignore basic questions about taxation and public spending. Can expectations of public services be satisfied without higher taxes? Andrew Dilnot reports.
Producer Nicola Meyrick

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Dilnot
Producer:
Nicola Meyrick

Presented by Ted Harrison.
For listeners with disabilities. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed] (Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) FACTSHEET: send sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Ted Harrison.
Producer:
Marlene Pease

When they are small, children enjoy poetry naturally through the rhymes and rhythms that surround them. But how - and whether- poetry should be taught in schools is central to a thorny debate about language teaching. Andrew McAllister is joined by poet James Berry , teacher Jill Pirrie and educationalist Malcolm Reed. Producer Sara Davies

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McAllister
Unknown:
James Berry
Unknown:
Jill Pirrie
Unknown:
Malcolm Reed.
Producer:
Sara Davies

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