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With James Naughtie and Alex Brodie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Alex Brodie.
Unknown:
Elaine Storkey.

The curious histories of products which help shape our lives. Prozac.
Nigel Cassidy tells the story of the highly profitable designer antidepressant. Producer Neil Koenig

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Cassidy
Producer:
Neil Koenig

Anna Massey narrates the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey.
152: The Irish Rebellion and Union
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Massey
Unknown:
Sir Winston Churchill
Read By:
Peter Jeffrey.
Written By:
Christopher Lee.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Antiques expert Judith Miller has just published a novel exposing that seemingly genteel world. She tells Jenni Murray what treachery lies beneath the dust. Serial: Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure. Another chance to hear Joyce Grenfell's reading of her autobiography (9). Abridged in ten episodes by Janet Quigley.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio /radio4/womans_hour/index.html

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Miller
Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Janet Quigley.
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selerie

Ned Sherrin asks the questions of Norman Redman from Wellingborough, Bob Turpin from Plymouth, and John Durbin from Cardiff, in the general-knowledge music quiz.
Producer Stephen Doherty. Rptd Wed 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Norman Redman
Unknown:
Bob Turpin
Unknown:
John Durbin
Producer:
Stephen Doherty.

Another chance to hear this first play by actress Rachel Joyce , which is set in Sicily. "If I drew my town I'd do people with no faces. No ears, no eyes and no tongues." with Tessa Worsley , John Hartley , Joshua Towb. Roger May and Sandra James-Young Director Tracey Neale Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Rachel Joyce
Unknown:
Tessa Worsley
Unknown:
John Hartley
Unknown:
Joshua Towb.
Unknown:
Sandra James-Young
Director:
Tracey Neale Rpt
Anna:
Sarah Jane Fenton
Michela:
Jilly Bond
Judge:
Kenneth Cranham
Isabella:
Natasha Pyne
Pablo:
Andrew Branch
Gino:
Jonathan Keeble

Maestros or minnows? How do today's conductors compare with the likes of Beecham, Barbirolli and Bernstein? Lynne Walker investigates. And soul music with a message: the songs of Curtis Mayfield.
Producer John Goudie. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Lynne Walker
Unknown:
Curtis Mayfield.
Producer:
John Goudie.

By David Zane Mairowitz. Loosely based on Shivitti: A Vision by Ka-Tzetnik 135633 and starring
Warren Mitchell as Dr Ezra Gorelik and Frances Tomelty as Dr Frieda Tamar. Dr Gorelik is an Auschwitz survivor whom conventional psychotherapy has not helped. Some act, some terrible decision of his during incarceration leaves him incapable of resurrecting the past in order to bury it.
Violin by Alexander Balenescu Director Peter Kavanagh Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
David Zane Mairowitz.
Unknown:
Warren Mitchell
Unknown:
Dr Ezra Gorelik
Unknown:
Frances Tomelty
Unknown:
Dr Frieda Tamar.
Unknown:
Alexander Balenescu
Director:
Peter Kavanagh Rpt
Rabbi Heimnitz:
Harold Kasket
SSman:
Wolf Kahler
Mimi:
Jilly Bond

Alistair McGowan reads
Rory MacLean 's story, abridged in ten parts by Andrew Simpson.
1: An old lady with a corpse on her roof-rack and a pet pig on the back seat sounds like an April Fool's jape. It's not. Producer Peter Kavanagh

Contributors

Unknown:
Alistair McGowan
Unknown:
Rory MacLean
Unknown:
Andrew Simpson.
Producer:
Peter Kavanagh

Paul Winfield reads Walter Mosley 's crime noir, abridged in ten parts by Margaret Busby.
1: Our hero Easy Rawlins gets an offer he is afraid to refuse.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Winfield
Unknown:
Walter Mosley
Unknown:
Margaret Busby.
Unknown:
Easy Rawlins
Producer:
Pam Fraser Solomon

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