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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

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.

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

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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