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With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor. Including the Today Personality of the Year result. 7-25, 8.25 Sports News 7-45 Thought for the Day *ith Oliver McTernan.

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Oliver McTernan.

It's panto season again and luwies throughout the country sacrifice a Christmas at home to tread the boards.
Comfy digs can make all the difference as Jeremy Nicholas discovers with the help of Timothy West , Danny La Rue , Jeremy Sinden and Jack Tripp. Producer Jane McMorrow

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown:
Timothy West
Unknown:
Danny La Rue
Unknown:
Jeremy Sinden
Unknown:
Jack Tripp.
Producer:
Jane McMorrow

An anthology of writing that explores the seductive pleasures of food and the sharp contrasts of excess and Paucity - where boiled ham, a bowl of Plums and a clove of garlic are all the stuff of anger, humour and passion. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Contributors

Producer:
Julian Wilkinson

A five-part dramatisation of the Agatha Christie novel.
1: In the heat of the Arabian Desert, a beautiful woman fears for her life. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams
For cast list see Friday 30 December 11.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
Agatha Christie
Dramatised By:
Michael Bakewell
Director:
Enyd Williams

Another chance to hear Alan Bennett 's acclaimed dramatisation of Kenneth Grahame 's classic story, with original music and songs by Jeremy Sams.
With James Taylor , Geoffrey Matthews , David Sinclair , Elizabeth Mansfield , Tina Gray. Simon Treves. Jeffrey Holland. Mana Charles. Danny Schiller , David Holt , Belinda Baldwin , Jill Graham , Peter Acre , Natasha Pyne. Peter Whitman ,
Lucie Fitchett , Paul Panting , Peter Kenny and Tom Bevan. Director David Blount Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Unknown:
Kenneth Grahame
Songs By:
Jeremy Sams.
Unknown:
James Taylor
Unknown:
Geoffrey Matthews
Unknown:
David Sinclair
Unknown:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Unknown:
Tina Gray.
Unknown:
Simon Treves.
Unknown:
Jeffrey Holland.
Unknown:
Mana Charles.
Unknown:
Danny Schiller
Unknown:
David Holt
Unknown:
Belinda Baldwin
Unknown:
Jill Graham
Unknown:
Peter Acre
Unknown:
Natasha Pyne.
Unknown:
Peter Whitman
Unknown:
Lucie Fitchett
Unknown:
Paul Panting
Unknown:
Peter Kenny
Unknown:
Tom Bevan.
Director:
David Blount
Narrator:
Alan Bennett
Mole:
Adrian Scarborough
Rat:
Richard Briers
Toad:
Nickolas Grace
Badger:
Derek Waring
Albert:
Terence Rigby
Otter:
John Hartley
Chief Weasel:
David March
Weasel Norman:
Stephen Tompkinson
Rupert:
Graham Seed
MOnlca:
Allson Dowling
Magistrate:
Leslie Phillips

by Christopher Fitz-Simon , based on the short story The Dead by James Joyce , with Dermot Crowley as Gabriel and Catherine Byrne as Gretta. Dublin 1903: Gabriel and Gretta travel to the Yuletide party.
With Marcella Riordan , Annabel Mullion and David Antrobus. Party piano played by Mary Nash and songs sung by Mark Redway , David Antrobus and Marcella Riordan Director Peter Kavanagh

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Fitz-Simon
Unknown:
James Joyce
Unknown:
Dermot Crowley
Unknown:
Catherine Byrne
Unknown:
Marcella Riordan
Unknown:
Annabel Mullion
Unknown:
David Antrobus.
Played By:
Mary Nash
Sung By:
Mark Redway
Sung By:
David Antrobus
Sung By:
Marcella Riordan
Director:
Peter Kavanagh
Aunt Kate:
Kate Binchy
Aunt Julia:
Maggie Whiting
Mary Jane:
Use-Ann McLaughlin
Lily:
Hilary Reynolds
Mr Browne:
Nigel Anthony
Freddy Malins:
Mark Lambert
Mrs Malins:
Pauline Delaney
Mr Bartell D'Arcy:
Ian Masters

George Shearing is the only British-born pianist to rival the American jazz greats of the keyboard, although he has never seen a piano. In the first of four programmes, he tells June Knox-Mawer how he came to terms with being born blind into a London working-class family 75 years ago. Producer Derek Drescher. Part 2 tomorrow

Contributors

Producer:
Derek Drescher.

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