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With Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Richard Holloway.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Richard Holloway.

Regional Variations (2)

South Africa v England
Coverage of the third day's play in the Third Test at Kingsmead, Durban. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Gerald de Kock and Brett Proctor.
With expert summary from
Trevor Bailey and Geoff Boycott. Including at
10.05* South African Summers
11.30* News * Approximate time

Contributors

Commentary By:
Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By:
Gerald de Kock
Commentary By:
Brett Proctor.
Unknown:
Trevor Bailey
Unknown:
Geoff Boycott.

David Walter presents the last in the series. With the Russian elections and the EU conference, this is a decisive weekend in Europe. The programme visits the voters in Moscow to examine the divide between the haves and have nots. Plus a report on how Sweden is trying to win over its allies in the EU in the pursuit of open government. Producer Tim Whewell. Editor Sian Kevill

Contributors

Unknown:
David Walter
Producer:
Tim Whewell.
Editor:
Sian Kevill

The final edition in the series comes from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. With regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Willie Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor . Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Producer Jon Naismith. Rptd Mon 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Willie Rushton
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton.
Producer:
Jon Naismith.

From Macclesfield. With Paul Boateng MP; Professor Julian Le Grand of the London School of Economics; and Tessa Keswick, Director of the Centre for Policy Studies. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Boateng
Unknown:
Professor Julian Le Grand

Carlo Collodi 's classic Italian tale, dramatised by Tina Pepler and starring Mark Burrows as Pinocchio and Stephen Moore as Geppetto the toymaker. with Tilly Vosburgh, Charlotte Attenborough. David Holt , David Cooper. Deborah Berlin and Joshua Towb. Music by Peter Howell of the BBC Radiophone Workshop. Director Michael Eartey Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Carlo Collodi
Dramatised By:
Tina Pepler
Unknown:
Mark Burrows
Unknown:
Stephen Moore
Unknown:
Charlotte Attenborough.
Unknown:
David Holt
Unknown:
Deborah Berlin
Unknown:
Joshua Towb.
Music By:
Peter Howell
Director:
Michael Eartey Rpt
Grille:
Christian Rodska
Mr Cherry/Bravaccio/Innkeeper/Grasso/ Whale/Farmer:
Bill Wallis
Volpino/Trapezio:
Phil Daniels

Sir Roy Strong presents six personal portraits of British towns.
3: Durham. A shock or two in the heritage honeypot of Durham.
Producer Martin Buckley. Rptd tomorrow 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Roy Strong
Producer:
Martin Buckley.

Satirist Joe Queenan explores truth, justice and the American way.
3: Joey Hates Jazz ...or how I learnt to despise the only truly American art form. Producer Jim Clarke

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Queenan
Producer:
Jim Clarke

Robert Robinson goes below stairs to meet butlers from yesterday and today and finds out what they see.
Producer Bruce Whitney Low. Rptd Thurs 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Producer:
Bruce Whitney Low.

The Gargoyle Speaks
The word "gargoyle" is old French for throat and these pagan creatures were orginally simply stone gutters. But why do they adorn Christian buildings and who designed and carved them? Louisa Buck puts her ear close to some gargoyles' lips to hearthe words which splutterfrom theirthroats.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Rptd Fri 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Louisa Buck
Producer:
Beaty Rubens.

Owen Teale stars as Willem Vanderdecken in the tale which inspired Wagner's opera and has haunted seafarers for centuries.
Newly dramatised by Roger Danes. with Derek Waring , Lyndam Gregory ,
Peter Yapp , Malcolm Ward , Russell Floyd , Richard Pearce. Daniel Davies , David Jarvis and Peter Whitman. Director Adrian Bean Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Owen Teale
Unknown:
Willem Vanderdecken
Dramatised By:
Roger Danes.
Unknown:
Derek Waring
Unknown:
Lyndam Gregory
Unknown:
Peter Yapp
Unknown:
Malcolm Ward
Unknown:
Russell Floyd
Unknown:
Richard Pearce.
Unknown:
Daniel Davies
Unknown:
David Jarvis
Unknown:
Peter Whitman.
Director:
Adrian Bean Rpt
Katerina Groot/Katerina Vanderdecken:
Elaine Claxton
De Wit/Sutcliffe:
Hugh Kermode
M Lamartine:
Olivier Pierre
Genevieve Lamartine:
Tina Gray
Breukink:
John Evitts

Russell Davies presents six programmes exploring language.
5: England Expects. Sir John Harvey -Jones on the art of signalling ... and communication without speech, plus Trevor McDonald 's English. Producer Bella Bannerman Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Sir John Harvey
Unknown:
Trevor McDonald
Producer:
Bella Bannerman Rpt

Eight of Britain's inspirational teachers allow microphones into the classroom. 7: This week's teacher is Sarah Wall with a maths lesson at Ladymead Community School, Taunton. A Goldhawk Radio production

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Wall

The last of Justin Greene 's adaptations of stories by the Edwardian writer Saki. Clovis at the Turkish Baths with John Sessions and Alison Steadman
Music by John White. A Hat Trick production

Contributors

Unknown:
Justin Greene
Unknown:
John Sessions
Unknown:
Alison Steadman
Music By:
John White.
Clovis:
Mark Tandy
Misses Smithly-Dubbs:
Rebecca Front
Lady in Grey:
Sylvestra Le Touzel

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