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With James Naughtie in Glasgow and Peter Hobday in London.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Jim Thompson.

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Jim Thompson.

Henry Gates reads the third extract from his autobiography. The desegregation of schools in America provides Henry with the opportunity to explore his passion for education and for Linda Hoffman , a white girl. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Linda Hoffman

Introduced by Jenni Murray. 'No one will ever know the utter happiness of our life together," said Dora Carrington of her relationship with Lytton Strachey. As the film Carrington goes on release, a look beyond the Bloomsbury myth. Serial: Experiment in Love (8) For details see Monday

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Dora Carrington
Unknown:
Lytton Strachey.

A comedy in six parts by Janey Preger. 5: Morgan attempts to turn the local radio station into a nostalgic wireless. with Joan Sims , Tina Gray , Geoff McGivem and Brian Bowles. Producer Richard Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Janey Preger.
Unknown:
Joan Sims
Unknown:
Tina Gray
Unknown:
Geoff McGivem
Unknown:
Brian Bowles.
Producer:
Richard Wilson
Morgan Jeffries:
Keith Barron
Kevin:
David Holt
Angela:
Lynda Baron
Thomas/Charlie:
Sam Kelly
Bill:
Keith Marsh
Christine:
Jane Dolamore
Sfccey:
Geraldine Fitzgerald

By Peter Bowen.
Two burglars, strangers to each other, meet in the same house. It's a Goldilocks story- she's 14, he's 39.
Director Anne Edyvean

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Bowen.
Director:
Anne Edyvean
Mills:
Samantha Morton
Parlour:
John Lloyd Fillingham

Quentin Cooper reviews A Simple Twist of Fate, Steve Martin's film adaptation of George Eliot 's Silas Marner, and weighs up Tom Hanks 's chances of a third Oscar for Apollo 13. Producer Robyn Read
Revised repeat at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Unknown:
Steve Martin
Unknown:
George Eliot
Unknown:
Tom Hanks

John Waite and his team follow up listeners' complaints, from individual allegations of injustice to wider issues. Editor Graham Ellis. Rptd tomorrow 9.05am WRITE TO: Face the Facts, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Unknown:
John Waite
Editor:
Graham Ellis.

Robert Kee , who twice escaped from German prisoner-of-war camps during the Second World War, presents four dramatised escapes.
2: Over the Wall. The amazing story of a death-defying high wire act which got two East Germans over the Berlin Wall. with Joe Dunlop , Theresa Streatfeild and Richard Pearce. Written and directed by Adrian Bean. ATestbed production

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Kee
Unknown:
Berlin Wall.
Unknown:
Joe Dunlop
Unknown:
Theresa Streatfeild
Unknown:
Richard Pearce.
Directed By:
Adrian Bean.
Michael Becker:
Russel Floyd
Dieter Harfner:
Terry Jones
Steffi:
Caroline Strong
Annie:
Nicola Boyce

Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle
Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare. Assisted by the Royal Dingle Company and guests. 3: Brian Cox is invited to run a masterclass on Shakespearean tragedy.
With Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 The Skivers
Last in the sketch series written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh, with Peter Bradshaw, Melanie Giedroyc and a special guest. Producer Jon Naismith Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown:
Desmond Osvier Dingle
Unknown:
Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown:
Brian Cox
Unknown:
Mossie Smith
Unknown:
Kevin Allen.
Written By:
Patrick Barlow.
Producer:
Liz Anstee
Unknown:
Nick Golson
Unknown:
Peter Bradshaw
Unknown:
Melanie Giedroyc
Producer:
Jon Naismith Rpt
Desmond Olivier Dingle:
Patrick Barlow
Maurice:
Duncan Preston
Bernard:
Robert Austin

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