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The actress Felicity Kendal dips into her latest role in Tom Stoppard 's Indian Ink.
Serial: Who Will Run the Frog
Hospital?by Lorrie Moore. Shelley Thompson reads the first of seven episodes, abridged by Meg Clarke.
Berie, trapped in a loveless marriage, recalls her teenage years working in Storyland, an amusement park where her best friend played Cinderella and she was the ticket tout.

Contributors

Unknown:
Felicity Kendal
Unknown:
Tom Stoppard
Unknown:
Lorrie Moore.
Unknown:
Shelley Thompson
Abridged By:
Meg Clarke.

Frank Delaney returns with the programme about English that is what it says. 1: Language in the Dock.
English in the service of crime.... and detection. Plus, name that horse!your chance to create a hot tip in racing. Producer Simon Elmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Producer:
Simon Elmes

by Eric Pringle. Ray wakes to find himself inside his car in a snowdrift.
He can't move, he doesn't know who he is or how he came to be there.
Director Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Writer:
Eric Pringle
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Ray:
Kenneth Cranham
Sophie:
Julia Ford
Gerry:
Neville Jason
Anna:
Elaine Claxton
Edward:
Paul Panting
Elizabeth:
Vivienne Rochester
Charles:
Malcolm Ward

by Elspeth Davie.
At a busy motorway service station, where any person unattached to a vehicle is as unlikely as a being dropped from the skies, a couple meet a young man who makes an extraordinary admission: he hasn't got a car, has never had a car, and the thought of getting a car has not crossed his mind. Read by Anne Downie. Producer David Jackson Young

Contributors

Unknown:
Elspeth Davie.
Read By:
Anne Downie.
Producer:
David Jackson Young

Nigel Cassidy chairs the business game. Taking part in the financial fisticuffs are Peter Day ,
Howard Hodgson , Alastair Ross Goobey and Nigel Whittaker.
Producer Neil Koenig

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Cassidy
Unknown:
Peter Day
Unknown:
Howard Hodgson
Unknown:
Alastair Ross Goobey
Unknown:
Nigel Whittaker.
Producer:
Neil Koenig

1: Whatever Happened to the KGB? In the first of six programmes examining the role of secret intelligence services in the post-Cold War world, Christopher Andrew visits the Lubyanka to find out how the KGB has weathered the storm of democratic reform in Russia.
Are Moscow's agents now on our side? Does the old apparatus of internal repression still exist? Producer Dennis Sewell

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Andrew
Producer:
Dennis Sewell

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3: On the Hoof. William Green travels to Iceland's Landsmot Festival and Jasper Winn tracks down the Spanish Vaqueros who still have to ride for a living. Christina Dodwell presents Four Corners' scrutiny of horsemen and Norsemen. Producer Noah Richler Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
William Green
Unknown:
Jasper Winn
Unknown:
Christina Dodwell
Producer:
Noah Richler Rpt

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