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Football manager Ron Atkinson said women should be in the kitchen, the discotheque and the boutique - not in football. But it's too late. Women are running the game. playing the game, and supporting the game.
Jenni Murray kicks off the new year with a Football Special. Producer Fiona Hill

Contributors

Unknown:
Ron Atkinson
Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Fiona Hill

Created and written by Jim Eldridge.
Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.
5: With Love. Mr Sims is very unhappy ...soisMrsRudd. with Tom Watson. Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello , Cheryl Hall and Ben Reynolds. Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Contributors

Written By:
Jim Eldridge.
Unknown:
Karl Howman
Unknown:
Mr Sims
Unknown:
James Grout
Unknown:
Mr Beeston.
Unknown:
Mr Sims
Unknown:
Tom Watson.
Unknown:
Paul Copley
Unknown:
Deirdre Costello
Unknown:
Cheryl Hall
Unknown:
Ben Reynolds.
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Miss Lewis:
Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Stone:
Margaret John
Mrs Rudd:
Vivienne Martin

By John Van Drutten. Bewitched, and considerably bewildered, Anthony Henderson wanders into the Christmas cauldron of a Knightsbridge witches' coven when Gillian Holroyd decides that she wants a new man in her life.
Music Mia Soteriou with Merlin Shepherd and Brent Snell. Adapted and directed Ned Chaillet

Contributors

Unknown:
John van Drutten.
Unknown:
Anthony Henderson
Unknown:
Gillian Holroyd
Unknown:
Brent Snell.
Unknown:
Ned Chaillet
Gillian Holroyd:
Beatie Edney
Anthony Henderson:
Stephen Moore
Miss Holroyd:
Ann Beach
Nicholas Holroyd:
Nicholas Boulton
Sidney Redlitch:
Michael Harbour

John Waite returns with a new series of investigative reports.
Editor Graham Ellis. Repeated tomorrow at
9.05am. WRITE TO: Face the Facts. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA E-MAILFTF@bbc.co. uk.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Waite
Editor:
Graham Ellis.

An emperor's carriage wheels from turn-of-the-century Vienna begin a journey which runs through an Irish saga, some Cornish medals, an American dream, a New Zealand poem and a Yorkshire love-match
Producer Piers Plowright

Contributors

Producer:
Piers Plowright

A new series of conversations with scientists. Oliver Sacks , neurologist and author of Awakenings, talks to
Barbara Myers about the curious nature of the human mind, including his own. Producer Sandy Raffan
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Sacks
Unknown:
Barbara Myers
Producer:
Sandy Raffan

11.00 New series
The Cheese Shop Presents The Butter Factory
Professor Dudley Dower races a tortoise; Harwood Carter , journalist, tortures a celebrity; and Jack Finsborough , radio gardener, explains how to set roses on fire. Sketches, songs, jokes and a soap with a talking dog. With Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben
Ward and Richard Webb.
Producer Gareth Edwards
11.30 Date with Fate
Four close encounters with fate.
Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. 2: Along for the Ride. Starring Charles Gray , Michael Troughton ,
Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and TobyLongworth.
Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat
11.45 The Joys of Yiddish
Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the second of a four-part guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front . Producer Diane Messias Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Dudley Dower
Unknown:
Harwood Carter
Unknown:
Jack Finsborough
Unknown:
Gerard Foster
Unknown:
Dave Lamb
Unknown:
Tim Verrinder
Unknown:
Richard Webb.
Producer:
Gareth Edwards
Written By:
Phil Whelans
Written By:
Gary Parker.
Unknown:
Charles Gray
Unknown:
Michael Troughton
Unknown:
Jenny Howe
Unknown:
Mandy Knight
Unknown:
Stephen Critchlow
Unknown:
Debbie Stephenson
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Unknown:
Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown:
Kerry Shale
Book By:
Leo Rosten.
Adapted By:
Jeremy Front
Producer:
Diane Messias

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