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Introduced by Mavis Nicholson.
Serial: Knowledge of Angels by Jill Paton Walsh , shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize and read in 13 episodes by Trevor Nichols. Abridged by Doreen Estall

Contributors

Introduced By:
Mavis Nicholson.
Unknown:
Jill Paton Walsh
Unknown:
Trevor Nichols.
Abridged By:
Doreen Estall

From Guy Fawkes Night to forest fires, Professor Anthony Clare explores the fascination of the naked flame for both young and old.
Producer Feisal All. Repeated tomorrow 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Anthony Clare
Producer:
Feisal All.

Once again the instant composer is out and about, looking with a wry eye at the familiar pastimes and professions of this wayward island.
1: Defence. This week. Richard focuses on those who protect us from invasion in a cabaret of sketches and songs recorded in the hangar of the Royal
Navy's largest ship, the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. With Belinda Lang.
Charles Collingwood and Kerry Shale. Plus special guests Pam Ayres and the Pleasant Pluckers.
A Heavy Entertainment production

Contributors

Unknown:
Belinda Lang.
Unknown:
Charles Collingwood
Unknown:
Pam Ayres

Performance poet Martin Glynn uses poetry and prose accompanied by improvised jazz to explore a young man's search for his lost identity. A young man has never met his
Jamaican father or his family. But one night a pair of mysterious strangers transport him on a journey back to an unknown past and help him to discover who he really is.
Musicians Keith Jafrate (sax) and Paul Hession (drums). Director Nandita Ghose

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Glynn
Musicians:
Keith Jafrate
Musicians:
Paul Hession
Director:
Nandita Ghose
Mark:
Joseph Jones
Victor:
Burt Caesar
Eunice:
Adjoa Andoh
Percj val:
Colin McFarlane
Ann:
Ann-Marie Frater

Robert Dawson Scott reads Walter Mosley 's novel Black Betty , starring his private investigator Easy Rawlins. Producer John Boundy. Revised repeat 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown:
Walter Mosley
Unknown:
Black Betty
Producer:
John Boundy.

by Kathleen Jones.
"Lately it's begun to bother me that my life has become so exclusively female. Men no longer whistle at me from building sites. Girl friends invite me to dinner parties where we eat vegetarian high fibre food and discuss our ex-husbands."
Read by Valerie Windsor . Producer Gillian Hush

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathleen Jones.
Read By:
Valerie Windsor
Producer:
Gillian Hush

John le Carre 's story in eight parts. Starring James Fox as Magnus Pym ,
James Grout as Jack Brotherhood and Brenda Bruce as Miss Dubber.
6: Jack Brotherhood continues with his investigations, picking his way through the past life of the missing Magnus Pym.
With Jilly Meers. Gertan Klauber. Peter Majer , Royce Mills , John Nettleton. Alexei Jawdohimov Music by Max Harris. Adapted by Rene Basilico Producer John Fawcett Wilson Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
John Le Carre
Unknown:
James Fox
Unknown:
Magnus Pym
Unknown:
James Grout
Unknown:
Jack Brotherhood
Unknown:
Brenda Bruce
Unknown:
Jack Brotherhood
Unknown:
Magnus Pym.
Unknown:
Jilly Meers.
Unknown:
Gertan Klauber.
Unknown:
Peter Majer
Unknown:
Royce Mills
Unknown:
John Nettleton.
Unknown:
Alexei Jawdohimov
Music By:
Max Harris.
Adapted By:
Rene Basilico
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Axel:
Jack Klaff
Rick:
Malcolm Tierney
Belinda:
Sally Grace
Young Magnus:
Julian Rhindtutt
Paul:
Gareth Armstong
Lucy:
Rebecca Cullum
Professor:
John Carlin
Chairman:
Colin Pinney
Colonel:
Dominic Letts

Juliet Alexander presents the magazine series which highlights issues relating to the lives of black and Asian people in Britain and other countries.
Producer Mohit Bakaya
QUESTIONS/COMMENTS: [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Juliet Alexander
Producer:
Mohit Bakaya

Presented by Peter White. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed] between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter White.
Producer:
Dave Harvey

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