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A new spiritual anthology. In a Dark Time. Read by Vivien Heilbron ,
Annabel Mullion , Kilian McKenna , Ian Masters and David Rintoul.
Producer Jocelyn Boxall

Contributors

Read By:
Vivien Heilbron
Read By:
Annabel Mullion
Read By:
Kilian McKenna
Read By:
Ian Masters
Read By:
David Rintoul.
Producer:
Jocelyn Boxall

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Fifty years ago today, Kathleen Lonsdale and Margery Stephenson became the first female members of the Royal Society. Marya Burgess uncovers the struggle women had to be let in. Serial: The Normal Man (5) For details see Monday

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Kathleen Lonsdale
Unknown:
Margery Stephenson
Unknown:
Marya Burgess

A six-part adaptation by Justin Greene of stories by the Edwardian writer Saki. 3: Clovis at the Zoo. Clovis takes the Gurtleberries on a tour of the zoo and reveals some chilling stories along the way.
Music by John White. A Hat Trick production

Contributors

Unknown:
Justin Greene
Music By:
John White.
Clovis:
Mark Tanoy
Tobermory:
John Fortune
Mary Hampton:
Sylestra Letouzel
Col Hampton:
John Sessions
Mrs Gurtleberry:
Alison Steadman
Cecilia Hoops:
Angela Thorne

Six classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson. 5: Shoscombe Old Place.
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell. Director Enyd Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown:
Clive Merrison
Unknown:
Michael Williams
Violinist:
Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By:
Michael Bakewell.
Director:
Enyd Williams
John Mason:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Sir Robert Norberton:
Donald Pickering
Palfreyman:
Desmond Llewelyn
Stephens:
George Parsons
Josiah Barnes:
Jonathan Adams
Carrie:
Susannah Corbett
Norlett:
Jonathan Keeble
Gypsy Woman:
Becky Hindley

Cruel, wicked, figures of fun, or just plain invisible - Peter White looks at the way disability is portrayed in children's fiction. Presented by Michael Rosen. Producer Jill Burridge

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White
Presented By:
Michael Rosen.
Producer:
Jill Burridge

A review of The Madness of King
George, starring Nigel Hawthorne , which has been nominated for next week's
Oscars. Quentin Cooper also sees a new production of Die Fledermaus.
Producer Mohit Bakaya. Revised rpt 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Producer:
Mohit Bakaya.

Six travellers reflect on a journey in conversation with Annette Kobak.
4: An impending mid-life crisis provoked Jack Hitt to take a 500-mile walk along the pilgrim's road to
Santiago de Compostela. Equipped with a stateof-the-art backpack, he set off in the direction of Finisterre. Producer Kate McAll

Contributors

Unknown:
Annette Kobak.
Unknown:
Jack Hitt
Producer:
Kate McAll

Jez Nelson sets a team of scientists -
Professor Heinz Wolff , Professor
Frank Close and Dr Sue Blackmore - against Teresa Gorman (MP and former biology teacher),
Phil Hammond (doctor and part of the comedy duo Struck Off and Die) and Graeme Garden (writer, comic and doctor) in a special quiz for Science Week.
Producer Sue Broom. Rptd Sunday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jez Nelson
Unknown:
Professor Heinz Wolff
Unknown:
Frank Close
Unknown:
Dr Sue Blackmore
Unknown:
Teresa Gorman
Unknown:
Phil Hammond
Unknown:
Graeme Garden

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The first of four episodes, starring Hugh Grant and Michael Aldridge. The year 1153. On his deathbed, Walter Knobbe tells the story of the first Great Crusade and how the Crusaders set out to deliver Jerusalem from the infidel. Script Chris Lang , Simon Greenall and Andy Taylor. Producer Harry Thompson Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Grant
Unknown:
Michael Aldridge.
Unknown:
Walter Knobbe
Script:
Chris Lang
Script:
Simon Greenall
Script:
Andy Taylor.
Producer:
Harry Thompson Rpt
Sir Giles de Bournville:
Hugh Grant
Old Walter:
Michael Aldridge
Sir leslye Cadworttoye:
Chris Lang
Young Walter:
Andy Taylor
Robert the Brusque:
Simon Greenall
Absoton:
Chirs Langham

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More