Programme Index

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With John Humph rys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Gabrielle Cox.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humph
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.

For the next four weeks, Miles Kington (father of franglais) and Edward Enfield (father of Harry) present a new kind of chat show, each of them under the illusion that they are in charge. A Tony Staveacre production

Contributors

Unknown:
Miles Kington
Unknown:
Edward Enfield
Unknown:
Tony Staveacre

Four programmes in which Armando lannucci takes some more tentative steps into a world of extremes.
1: Money. A sea of financial advice. Producer Brian King Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Armando Lannucci
Producer:
Brian King

Presented by David Walter. Fresh from its success over Brent Spar, the environmental group Greenpeace has a new challenge - to clean up the waters of the Venice lagoon.
Plus a report from Europe's fastest growing city -Istanbul. Producer Tim Whewell

Contributors

Presented By:
David Walter.
Producer:
Tim Whewell

Roger White takes the public through the personal finance jungle.
Paying for Granny. Who is going to pay for the care of the growing number of people over 85?
Producer Kurt Barling. Rptd Monday 11.30am * See This Week: page 12

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger White
Producer:
Kurt Barling.

Six historical improvisations.
3: Masterson Rides Again. Another improvised historical saga from Paul Merton and Josie Lawrence , with Jim Sweeney , Caroline Quentin , Phelim McDermott and Lee Simpson.
Producer Phil Clarke. Rptd Monday at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Josie Lawrence
Unknown:
Jim Sweeney
Unknown:
Caroline Quentin
Unknown:
Phelim McDermott
Unknown:
Lee Simpson.
Producer:
Phil Clarke.

With Professor Peter Hennessy , Sheila McKechnie of the Consumer's
Association, parliamentary sketch writer Matthew Parris , and Dr Madsen Pirie of the Adam Smith Institute. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Peter Hennessy
Unknown:
Sheila McKechnie
Unknown:
Matthew Parris
Unknown:
Dr Madsen Pirie

To mark the centenary of the birth of Robert Graves , a dramatisation of his comic novel about the titanic struggle between a brother and sister over the ownership of a stamp collection. with Tessa Worsley , Peter Yapp , Derek Waring , John Turner and Jilly Bond. Dramatised by John Pether bridge. Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Graves
Unknown:
Tessa Worsley
Unknown:
Peter Yapp
Unknown:
Derek Waring
Unknown:
John Turner
Unknown:
Jilly Bond.
Dramatised By:
John Pether Bridge.
Director:
Matthew Walters
Oliver:
Aden Gillett
Jane:
Trevyn McDowell
Young Oliver/Reggie:
Richard Pearce
Young Jane/Adelaide/Sarah:
Oona Beeson
Tom Young:
David Collings
Hazlitt:
Joshua Towb
Edith:
Alison Reid
Henry:
Jonathan Keeble
Miss Hapless:
Kristin Milward

Alun Lewis travels to the coast of Devon to find some intriguing compounds, produced by rare algae , that could lead to new finds of oil.
Producer Sandy Raffan. Rptd Tues 8.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Alun Lewis
Produced By:
Rare Algae
Producer:
Sandy Raffan.

A Letter from a Slug. In the last of the series about animals we love to hate, the garden slug, played by Dame Judi Dench , writes her letter of defence.
Written by Henry Normal. Producer Sarah Blunt

Contributors

Played By:
Dame Judi Dench
Written By:
Henry Normal.
Producer:
Sarah Blunt

Nimrod
From the Remembrance service to the concert hall, Elgar's ninth Enigma Variation has always been popular, and is one of the most chosen records on Desert Island Discs.
Adrian Mourby investigates why.
An Adrian Mourby production. Rptd Fri 9.30pm Eigar's Enigma Variations: BBC Proms 1995, Radio 3 on Monday at 7pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Mourby
Unknown:
Adrian Mourby
Unknown:
Rptd Fri

Louise Lombard , Paul McGann and Neil Pearson star in Bill Taylor 's taut sexual thriller set in the claustrophobic world of a large Manchester hotel. with Robert Whelan , Diane Whitley , Martin Reeve and Jason Done. Cocktail pianist Chris Euesden Director Martin Jameson
# See This Week: page 11

Contributors

Unknown:
Louise Lombard
Unknown:
Paul McGann
Unknown:
Neil Pearson
Unknown:
Bill Taylor
Unknown:
Robert Whelan
Unknown:
Diane Whitley
Unknown:
Martin Reeve
Unknown:
Jason Done.
Pianist:
Chris Euesden
Director:
Martin Jameson
Karen:
Louise Lombard
Ged:
Paul McGann
Robert:
Neil Pearson
Franklin:
Russell Dixon
Thelma:
Debra Penny
Fisher:
John Lloyd Fillingham
Judith:
Leslie Nichol
Mrs Dukes:
Ann Rye

Series of collaborations between documentary-makers from America, Australia, Canada and Britain.
3: A Bridge of Voices. A rare insight into the experience of an autistic person. Producer Tom Morton for the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation Rpt

Contributors

Producer:
Tom Morton

The fourth episode of Nick Fisher 's atmospheric five-part thriller. with Geoffrey Matthews. Elaine Claxton , Paul Panting , Peter Whitman. Maggie McCarthy and Teresa Gallagher. Director Richard Wortley Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Fisher
Unknown:
Geoffrey Matthews.
Unknown:
Elaine Claxton
Unknown:
Paul Panting
Unknown:
Peter Whitman.
Unknown:
Maggie McCarthy
Unknown:
Teresa Gallagher.
Director:
Richard Wortley
DSI Julie Enfield:
Imelda Staunton
DCI Michael Stanley:
Nicholas Farrell
Terminus:
Dominic Letts

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