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Romans. The first of six parts read by Roger McGough. Introduced by John Drane. Abndged by Delia Paton
Producer Michael Roberts

Contributors

Read By:
Roger McGough.
Introduced By:
John Drane.
Unknown:
Delia Paton
Producer:
Michael Roberts

Jenni Murray meets the legendary jazz singer turned film star Annie Ross.
Serial: Madame Doubtfire (3) by Anne Fine. Read in five parts by Stephen Tompkinson. Abridged by Meg Clarke Editor Sally Feldman

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Annie Ross.
Unknown:
Madame Doubtfire
Unknown:
Anne Fine.
Unknown:
Stephen Tompkinson.
Abridged By:
Meg Clarke
Editor:
Sally Feldman

Foreign travel on the cheap can be a strain when you don't speak the language, as Val and Trev discover in Douglas Esson 's fraught comedy.
Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Esson
Director:
Matthew Walters
Val:
Melanie Hudson
Tret:
Matthew Morgan
Guillaume:
Gregory de Polnay
Sane driver:
Arturo Venegas
Crazy driver:
John Moreno
Woman clerk:
Kate Binchy

Gerry Anderson invites you to join him for an hour of daily live action. Add your views to the mix of debate, opinions and stories from around the country. Call him on [number removed]. Editor Sharon Banoff

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Anderson
Editor:
Sharon Banoff

Two of the year's big pop albums - from Morrissey and Elvis Costello ; Janacek at the Royal Opera House; devotional singing from Pakistan; and a new translation of Dante's Inferno.
Producer Anthony Denselow (Revised rpt at 9.1 5pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Elvis Costello
Producer:
Anthony Denselow

by George MacDonald Fraser.
A two-part story featuring the further adventures of the celebrated cavalry officer Harry Flashman.
Read by lain Cuthbertson .
1: Our hero is caught with his trousers down in a London club. Producer Bruce Young
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland. Part 2 is tomorrow)

Contributors

Unknown:
George MacDonald Fraser.
Unknown:
Harry Flashman.
Read By:
Lain Cuthbertson
Producer:
Bruce Young

Nigel D Moffatt 's play, a shrewd, affectionate portrayal of a woman from Britain's black community, won the Samuel Beckett Award in 1985. It was first produced by Temba Theatre Company at Birmingham Repertory Theatre by Alby James who has directed this adaptation.
Mamma Decemba 's husband has just died. Much of what she experiences in her grief is recognisable to us all.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel D Moffatt
Unknown:
Samuel Beckett
Unknown:
Alby James
Unknown:
Mamma Decemba
Mamma Decemba:
Mona Hammond
Mertel:
Angel Wynter
John:
T-Bone Wilson
White youth:
Nicholas Boulton
Vicar:
Dominic Letts
Policeman:
Dominic Letts
Woman at police station:
Vivienne Rochester
supermarket:
Vivienne Rochester

Brian Keenan reads the sixth part of his own extraordinary account of his four-and-a-halfyears as a hostage in the Lebanon. 6: On the Move. Keenan's relationship with John McCarthy develops. Abridged in ten parts by the author Producer Pam Brighton (Rptj

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Keenan
Unknown:
John McCarthy
Producer:
Pam Brighton

Another chance to hear the three-part series featuring the confessions of a reluctant emigrant.
1: Leaving Pains. In June 1990, Rosemary Greenham , her partner Alan Hancock and their 2-year old daughter Eleanor left Birmingham to take up a job opportunity in Perth, Western Australia. Alan went first, followed by the others two weeks later. Rosemary recorded it all. Producer Gwyn Richards

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Greenham
Unknown:
Alan Hancock
Producer:
Gwyn Richards

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