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Jenni Murray talks to the novelist Anita Desai about her Journey to Ithaca.
Serial: Monkey's Uncle by Jenni Diski. Annette Badland reads the first of ten episodes, abridged by Meg Clarke.

Contributors

Talks:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Anita Desai
Unknown:
Jenni Diski.
Unknown:
Annette Badland
Abridged By:
Meg Clarke.

Patrick Hannan chairs a light-hearted quiz about politics, with resident team captains Michael White of the Guardian and Austin Mitchell MP. Their guests this week are Peter Bottomley MP and the Rt Hon Roy Hattersley MP. Written and compiled by Michael Dines Producer Ann Jobson

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hannan
Unknown:
Michael White
Unknown:
Peter Bottomley
Unknown:
Roy Hattersley
Unknown:
Michael Dines
Producer:
Ann Jobson

by Jasmin Dizdar and Hilary Dunn. A personal look at the continuing tragedy in Bosnia.
Two brothers, Dino and Enes, struggle to survive in London, while in the war zone, the future for their parents is increasingly uncertain.
Director Jocelyn Boxall

Contributors

Unknown:
Jasmin Dizdar
Unknown:
Hilary Dunn.
Director:
Jocelyn Boxall
Enes:
Jozef Houben
Lucy:
Lucy Jenkins
Dino:
Dominic Letts
Stevka:
Etela Pardo
Hanka:
Pauline Letts
Safet:
David Collings
Julian:
Brian Hickey
Momo and Budo:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Mirko:
Ivan Marevich
Tale:
Boris Boskovic
Lawyer:
Deirdre Edwards
Alma:
Brana Bajic
Zeina:
Becky Hindley

Paul Allen experiences a new production of Britten's opera
Billy Buddat Covent Garden and listens to
An Intimate Tragedy, this afternoon's Radio 4 play, based on the current situation in Bosnia.
Producer Paul Quinn. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Billy Buddat
Producer:
Paul Quinn.

by Ruth Rendell. May is head over heels in love with handsome
Walter Symonds. They become engaged but then Walter meets June, May's beautiful sister ...
Read by Julie T Wallace. Producer Rosemary Watts

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Rendell.
Unknown:
Walter Symonds.
Read By:
Julie T Wallace.
Producer:
Rosemary Watts

Eddie Izzard stars with fellow regular Stephen Frost in the anarchic comedy panel game with a less than conscientious approach to historical fact. Chairperson Neil Mullarkey battles to keep order as guests Kevin Day and Linda Smith join the fray. Producer Phil Clarke

Contributors

Unknown:
Eddie Izzard
Unknown:
Stephen Frost
Unknown:
Neil Mullarkey
Unknown:
Linda Smith
Producer:
Phil Clarke

Lissadell, on the Atlantic margins of County Sligo, is one of the great houses of Ireland. Built in the years preceding the Famine, it has been home to the Gore-Booth family ever since. Ray Goslingjoins Josslyn Gore -Booth behind the doors of the big house to peel back the layers of one Anglo-Irish dynasty. Producer Alastair Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Goslingjoins Josslyn Gore
Producer:
Alastair Wilson

Political crises in Algeria and Turkey highlight the need for the European Union to examine carefully its relations with its southern and south-eastern neighbours. Ngaire Woods questions Europe's interests in this region and asks how Europe should respond to the economic and political crisis.
(Rptd Sun 4.15pm)

Contributors

Reporter:
Ngaire Woods
Producer:
Gudrun Dalibor

Five paintings the critic regards as the most important in the world.
The Mother of All Paintings. His first choice is probably the most famous work of art ever— Michelangelo's
Sistine Chapel. For over 450 years, this splendid floating assemblage of biblical and religious characters has inspired mankind and artists in particular. Producer Anthony Denselow

Contributors

Producer:
Anthony Denselow

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