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with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Richard Harries.

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Richard Harries.

Melvyn Bragg is joined by scientists Rupert Sheldrake , author of Seven Experiments That Could Change the World and David Weeks. Producer Ruth Gardiner

Contributors

Unknown:
Melvyn Bragg
Unknown:
Rupert Sheldrake
Unknown:
David Weeks.
Producer:
Ruth Gardiner

A new spiritual anthology.
I Saw Christ Today. Read by Annabel Mullion , Ian McDiarmid , Kilian McKenna and Gavin Muir. Producer Jocelyn Boxall

Contributors

Read By:
Annabel Mullion
Read By:
Ian McDiarmid
Read By:
Kilian McKenna
Read By:
Gavin Muir.
Producer:
Jocelyn Boxall

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Harriet Walter reads the final part of George Gissing 's classic The Odd Women, abridged by Doreen Estall. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Harriet Walter
Unknown:
George Gissing
Abridged By:
Doreen Estall.
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selerie

The second of two plays by Christopher Denys based on the Calendar, which recorded the crimes of the inmates of London's infamous Newgate Prison.
The Tragic Life and Shameful Death of Mary Blandy. Besotted by Captain
Cranstoun, a fortune-seeker, Mary is persuaded to feed a powder to her father that she is told "will make him amiable again" towards Cranstoun.
Music composed and performed by John Telfer. Violinist Don Leo Schlaiffer
Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Denys
Unknown:
Mary Blandy.
Violinist:
John Telfer.
Violinist:
Don Leo Schlaiffer
Director:
Shaun MacLoughlin
The Editor:
Peter Jeffrey
Mary:
Prue Clarke
Mr Blandy:
Simon Carter
Mrs Blandy:
Frances Jeater
Cranstoun:
David Bannerman
Barbara:
Hilary McLean
Susan:
June Barrie
Walter:
Bill Wallis
Foster:
John Telfer
Lord Mark Ker:
Cornelius Garrett

Lynne Walker reviews a new production of Macbeth set in gangland Manchester in the 60s and an exhibition of "grotesque prints".
Members of the Nash Ensemble play live in the studio.
Producer Robyn Read. Revised rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Lynne Walker
Producer:
Robyn Read.

by Carol Ann Frazer. At a school reunion, it's apparent that old girl rivalries are only ever thinly veiled. Read by Jilly Bond.
Producer Eoin O'Callaghan

Contributors

Unknown:
Carol Ann Frazer.
Read By:
Jilly Bond.
Producer:
Eoin O'Callaghan

Steve was a young farm contractor, but the bottom has fallen out of his Thatcherite world.

With Andy Hockley, Jonathan Wyatt, Graham Colclough, Graham Padden, Richard Avery, and Graham Howes.

Contributors

Director:
Nigel Bryant
Writer:
Graham Harvey
Steve:
Michael Lumsden
Debbie:
Susan Jeffrey
Osmond:
Gerry Hinks
Matthew:
Edward Long
Nick:
Richard Derrington
Helena:
Kathryn Hunt
Fudge:
Alex Jones
Pix:
Kate Wood
[Actor]:
Andy Hockley
[Actor]:
Jonathan Wyatt
[Actor]:
Graham Colclough
[Actor]:
Graham Padden
[Actor]:
: Richard Avery
[Actor]:
Graham Howes

Four programmes charting the music historian's tours of Europe in the 1770s, with Timothy West as Charles Burney. 3: Mannheim, Gluck and the Danube.
Producer Gwen Hughes Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy West
Unknown:
Charles Burney.
Producer:
Gwen Hughes Rpt

Don Marquis 's story concerns Archy, a poet reincarnated as a cockroach. Every night he leaps onto the keys of a typewriter, relating his experiences of the world. Archy's view of life is countered by Mehitabel the cat. Archy is played by John Guerassio and Mehitabel by Eartha Kitt. Abridged in eight episodes by Neville Teller. A Rewind production

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Marquis
Played By:
John Guerassio
Unknown:
Eartha Kitt.
Unknown:
Neville Teller.

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Anglican priest the Rev Dr John Polkinghome reveals to Barbara Myers how his work as a theoretical physicist has helped him understand God. Producer Constance St Louis

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr John Polkinghome
Unknown:
Barbara Myers

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