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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.

Jenni Murray talks to Helen Dunmore , poet and children's author, about her new departure into adult fiction - and the lure of the underworld, the setting of her second novel, Burning Bright. Serial: Madame Doubtfire (4)

Contributors

Talks:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Helen Dunmore
Unknown:
Madame Doubtfire

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from research laboratory and operating theatre to dentist's chair and GP's surgery. This week, the programme takes a look at how a Worthing hospital has found a new way of listening to its patients. Producer Simon Broad

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Simon Broad

A ghost story by Frederick Bradnum , with Hugh Dickson as Meadows.
Mr Meadows has moved to a new house. His wife has just died and he is learning to live alone. He'd thought of putting a sign in the front window saying, "Attention! Lonely! Do come in!" But you can't be sure that you'd get the callers that you want.
Director Jane Morgan

Contributors

Story By:
Frederick Bradnum
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Unknown:
Mr Meadows
Director:
Jane Morgan
June Smith:
Elaine Claxton
Victoria:
Rachel Atkins
Madge:
Deborah Berlin
Hayter:
Eric Allan
ad woman:
Margaret John
Old man:
Colin Pinney
Tom:
Alan Thompson

Nigel Douglas talks to the Italian soprano Graziella Sciutti about the perils, pains and pleasures of life as an opera singer. Graziella enjoyed a long, glittering international career before she retired from the operatic stage. Now she has taken on the role of opera producer and also teaches a new generation of singers at colleges in London. Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Talks:
Nigel Douglas
Soprano:
Graziella Sciutti
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Gill Pyrah discusses Joan Littlewood 's new autobiography with the writer Peter Rankin , and talks to the poet Andrew Motion about his work. Producer Lore Windemuth (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gill Pyrah
Unknown:
Joan Littlewood
Unknown:
Peter Rankin
Unknown:
Andrew Motion

Business badinage, bons mots, and balderdash. On this week's panel are Peter Day , Sir John Harvey-Jones , Alastair Ross Goobey and Nigel Whittaker. The chairman is Nigel Cassidy. Producer Neil Koenig

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Day
Unknown:
Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown:
Alastair Ross Goobey
Unknown:
Nigel Whittaker.
Unknown:
Nigel Cassidy.
Producer:
Neil Koenig

Five prominent people in their early 30s, Jesus' age when he died, reflect on his passion.
2: Dr Hilary Thomas , a leading cancer research specialist, focuses on the last days of Jesus' life. Because of her work, she spends most of her life dealing with, and trying to defeat death. An agnostic, she nonetheless finds the Lent story compelling as well as disturbing. Producer Michael Roberts

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Hilary Thomas
Producer:
Michael Roberts

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Barringer.

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