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with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Bill Westwood. Editor Roger Mosey
LETTERS: Today. BBC. London W1A 1AA. FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@nca.bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Bill Westwood.
Editor:
Roger Mosey

Last of the series in which
Roy Hattersley looks back on a lifetime in the Labour Party with a wry smile.
Riding the Rollercoaster. 1974-9 - a revealing first-hand account of the last Labour government, complete with Tupperware. geysers and gladioli. Producer Jane Ray

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Hattersley
Producer:
Jane Ray

As the musical based on her life opens in London. American soul singer Doris Troy talks to Jenni Murray about the minister's daughter who became a star.
Serial: The Odd Women (5) by George Gissing , read by Harriet Walter and abridged in 20 parts by Pat McLoughlin. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie

Contributors

Singer:
Doris Troy
Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
George Gissing
Read By:
Harriet Walter
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin.
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selerie

by Dame Barbara Cartiand, dramatised by Wally K Daly.

Sir Hector Stanyon commands Melinda, his orphaned niece, to marry an elderly suitor, and when she refuses he tries to horse-whip her into submission. It is 1856, and Melinda escapes to London on a steam train.

Contributors

Author:
Dame Barbara Cartiand
Dramatised By:
Wally K Daly.
Director:
Shaun MacLoughlin
Melinda:
Jenny Funnell
Marquis of Chard:
Timothy Bentinck
Uncle Hector:
Roger Hume
Dowager Duchess:
Mary Wimbush
Mrs Harcourt:
June Barrie
Kate:
Avril Clark
Lord Wrotham:
Bill Wallis
Skittles:
Liz Goulding
Captain Vestey:
Cornelius Garrett
Freddie:
Richard Pearce
Tom:
Simon Carter

by Mary Flanagan. Celeste Peachy and Cissy like to play pretend, they especially like teasing their cousin
Charlotte, but one day the game goes too far.... Read by Teresa Gallagher. Producer Rosemary Watts

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Flanagan.
Unknown:
Celeste Peachy
Read By:
Teresa Gallagher.
Producer:
Rosemary Watts

This new production of Oscar Wilde's best-known and best-loved comedy has been mounted to celebrate the centenary of the play's first night which took place at the Haymarket Theatre, London, on 14 February 1895.
Piano played by Terence Allbright
Director Glyn Dearman

Contributors

Piano played by:
Terence Allbright
Director:
Glyn Dearman
Algernon Moncrieff:
Martin Clunes
Lane:
Michael Hordern
Jack Worthing:
Michael Sheen
Lady Bracknell:
Judi Dench
Gwendolen:
Samantha Bond
Miss Prism:
Miriam Margolyes
Cecily:
Amanda Root
Canon Chasuble:
John Moffatt
Merriman:
Terence Alexander

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