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BBC Radio 4 FM

with Wellspring. 0 Lord our God
(Lawson Johnston ); 1 Corinthians 3, w 18-end; Faithful one, so unchanging (Doerksen); All once held dear (Kendrick). Directors of music
Sally Thomton and Francis Cummings.

Contributors

Unknown:
Lawson Johnston
Music:
Sally Thomton
Music:
Francis Cummings.

Tanita Tikaram burst into the charts when she was only 17. Now 23, she tells Jenni Murray how she and her songs are weathering maturity.
Serial: Harriet Walter reads the first part of George Gissing 's classic The Odd Women, abridged in 20 parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tanita Tikaram
Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Harriet Walter
Unknown:
George Gissing
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin.

Charles Dickens 's great novel in six parts.
3: Masks and Pistols. Sikes takes
Oliver on his most dangerous mission yet - a burglary at midnight.
Music by John Kirkpatrick and Kathryn Locke Dramatised and directed by Nigel Bryant Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Music By:
John Kirkpatrick
Music By:
Kathryn Locke
Directed By:
Nigel Bryant
Brownlow:
Peter Jeffrey
Mrs Bedwin:
Tina Gray
Grimwig:
Brett Usher
Oliver:
Edward Long
Fagin:
John Grillo
Sikes:
Tim McInnerny
Nancy:
Adjoa Andoh
Artful Dodger:
Richard Pearce
Charley:
Paul Ryan
Toby Crackit:
David Holt
Monks:
Kim Wall

In John Merryfield 's light comedy,
Morna and Guy meet at a concert of 18th-century music. She eats too much, and he's hopeless with women. Not exactly Romeo and Juliet ...
Director Patrick Rayner

Contributors

Unknown:
John Merryfield
Director:
Patrick Rayner
Moma:
Gerda Stevenson
Guy:
Paul Young
James:
Sandy Neilson
Mary:
Muriel Romanes
Steven:
Richard Greenwood

Lynne Walker talks to
Pamela Johnson , choreographer and dancer with the Leeds-based Phoenix Dance
Company, about the perils, pains and pleasures of life in the world of dance. Producer Gillian Hush. Rptd Saturday 11.00pm

Contributors

Talks:
Lynne Walker
Unknown:
Pamela Johnson
Producer:
Gillian Hush.

Sarah Maguire reads a new biography of the poet, writer and broadcaster Louis MacNeice , and sees a touring production of Arthur Miller's play View from the Bridge.
Producer Julian May. Revised rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Maguire
Unknown:
Louis MacNeice

by Tessa Hadley , read by Ri Richards.
A first-time affair. After 15 years of marriage. They couldn't take her children away or lock her up. No punishment for adultery as in the old days - is there?
Producer Caroline Sarli

Contributors

Unknown:
Tessa Hadley
Read By:
Ri Richards.
Producer:
Caroline Sarli

A six-part comedy by Paul Shearer and Richard Turner , starring Richard E Grant as Giles, Amanda Root as Judith and Peter Capaldi as David.
A chance meeting with modern artist Helen Frinkworth and an arty party promise to open up a kaleidoscopic world of social and professional opportunities for Judith. In response, Giles engineers the "Casanova with Kickers" incident.

Contributors

Writer:
Paul Shearer
Writer:
Richard Turner
Music composed by:
Peter Baikie
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Giles:
Richard E Grant
Judith:
Amanda Root
David:
Peter Capaldi
Helen Frinkworth:
Abigail Cruttenden
Barry:
Alexander Armstrong
Critic:
Alexander Armstrong
Art critic:
Jane Slavin
Comelia:
Alice Arnold
Trish:
Alice Arnold
Simon:
Paul Shearer
Tim:
Richard Turner

4: Le Cafe. Over 3,000 French cafes close every year. Ray Gosling investigates this phenomenon and asks if the French intellectual, so closely associated with cafe society, is in danger of becoming extinct. Producer Merilyn Harris Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Gosling
Producer:
Merilyn Harris Rpt

Presented by Tony Barringer. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed] between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]HANDBOOK: £17.95, from [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Tony Barringer.
Producer:
Dave Harvey

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