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with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Elaine Storkey.

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

When Derek Jameson ended 40 years of chasing Fleet Street headlines and bought a quiet house on the Sussex coast, he didn't expect one of the year's biggest news stories to crop up on his doorstep. He gives an insight into how the harbour-side community of Shoreham has been affected by the nationwide interest in calf exports. Producer Peter Hoare. Rptd Sunday 5.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jameson
Producer:
Peter Hoare.

Introduced by Wendy Austin.
Story: Morepork by Ngaio Marsh , abridged in two parts by Ann Rees
Jones and read by Nicolette McKenzie , beginning a collection of short stories by the New Zealand crime writer.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Wendy Austin.
Unknown:
Ngaio Marsh
Unknown:
Ann Rees
Read By:
Nicolette McKenzie

Launching the BBC's major new season on mental health, Professor Anthony Clare takes a critical look at how the media handles mental illness. He suggests that much of the coverage contributes to a resurgence of fear about psychiatric illness and explores how mental illness can be reported fairly and with sensitivity.
Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd tomorrow 7.45pm * Polly Toynbee : page 14

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Clare
Producer:
Paul Kobrak.
Unknown:
Polly Toynbee

The return of the quiz hosted by Nigel Rees. Guests Saeed Jaffrey , Lord Healey, Claire Rayner and Penny Vicenzi exchange anecdotes.
Quotations read by William Franklyn. Producer Kathy Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees.
Unknown:
Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown:
Claire Rayner
Read By:
William Franklyn.
Producer:
Kathy Smith

Richard Baker explores the world of music for film and television with composers Richard Rodney Bennett and Geoffrey Burgon.
Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Sat 11.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Baker
Unknown:
Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown:
Geoffrey Burgon.
Producer:
Ray Abbott.

Paul Vaughan explores the political life of Tom Paine , one of democracy's founding fathers, and reviews Roman Polanski's film version of Ariel
Dorfman's play Death and the Maiden. Producer Paul Quinn. Revised rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Tom Paine
Producer:
Paul Quinn.

by Leo Cullen.
The pleasures of an Irish race meeting, the thrills, despairs and excitement. But is it as innocent as it first appears? Read by Pauline McLynn.

Contributors

Author:
Leo Cullen
Reader:
Pauline McLynn
Producer:
Pam Brighton

A six-part political drama series by Christopher Lee. 1: "If you're no longer enjoying politics, Charles, why not do something about it."
With Caroline Bliss , Trevor Peacock and Stephen Greif. Producer Neil Cargill Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Lee.
Unknown:
Caroline Bliss
Unknown:
Trevor Peacock
Unknown:
Stephen Greif.
Producer:
Neil Cargill Rpt
Charles Bannister:
Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter:
Peter Kelly
Henry:
Christopher Benjamin
Mary:
Isla Blair
Rose:
Sheila Reid
Kay:
Jane Booker
Polly:
Ruth Gemmell

Michael Palin discovers that, although attitudes are softening, mental illness still carries a stigma. People who have been through the psychiatric system talk about their individual journeys to the edge of madness and the courageous decision to "come out". Producer Clare McGinn
* The Andrew Duncan Interview with Michael Palin : page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Palin
Producer:
Clare McGinn
Unknown:
Andrew Duncan
Unknown:
Michael Palin

Alun Lewis returns with the series that deals in the currency of our age: information. Details of our data-rich age are downloaded in discussion on the programme that is inventively interactive -and live.
E-Mail: [email address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Alun Lewis
Producer:
Peter Croasdale

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