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Nicholas Parsons challenges guests Paul Merton , Clement Freud , Peter Jones and Derek Nimmo to talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Recorde' at the Edinburgh Festival Producer Ann Jobson
Repeated Monday 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Producer:
Ann Jobson

Janet Anderson MP, Menzies
Campbell MP, John Biffen MP and Mark Seddon tackle the issues raised in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Janet Anderson
Unknown:
John Biffen
Unknown:
Mark Seddon
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.

Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse faces a puzzling trip into the world of deaf people with the murder of an invigilator in a foreign examination syndicate.
with Stephen Critchlow, David Timson. John Hartley, Roger May , Lyndam Gregory , Alix Refaie , Denys Hawthorne , Geoffrey Whitehead , Jane Whittenshaw , Caroline Strong , Patience Tomlinson, Tracy Wiles , Zulema Dene. David Holt , Ahmed Mustapha and Alice Arnold
Dramatised by Guy Meredith Director Ned Chaillet
(Repeat)

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Dexter
Unknown:
Stephen Critchlow
Unknown:
David Timson.
Unknown:
John Hartley
Unknown:
Roger May
Unknown:
Lyndam Gregory
Unknown:
Alix Refaie
Unknown:
Denys Hawthorne
Unknown:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown:
Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown:
Caroline Strong
Unknown:
Tracy Wiles
Unknown:
Zulema Dene.
Unknown:
David Holt
Unknown:
Ahmed Mustapha
Dramatised By:
Guy Meredith
Director:
Ned Chaillet
Inspector Morse:
John Shrapnel
Sergeant Lewis:
Robert Glenister
Dr Bartlett:
Richard Pasco
Monica Height:
Meg Davies

The last programme in the series finds Professor Christopher Andrew desperate to learn how Wylie Reeves is faring in his quest for his PhD. Producer Ian Bell
Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Christopher Andrew
Unknown:
Wylie Reeves
Producer:
Ian Bell

The Chocolate Kiddies
In May 1925, a troupe of black musicians, singers and dancers embarked on the SS Arabic from New York to Hamburg. This was the start of a great musical adventure, the repercussions of which would be felt throughout European music.
Tony Staveacre explores the archives for tracks of the "Chocolate Kiddies", and talks to two musicians who were there: Garvin Bushell and Doc Cheatham.
With Alyn Shipton and John Harle. Producer Tony Staveacre Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Contributors

Music:
Tony Staveacre
Unknown:
Garvin Bushell
Unknown:
Doc Cheatham.
Unknown:
Alyn Shipton
Unknown:
John Harle.

The first of a four-part series by Sally Worboyes. In 1959, in the hop fields of Kent, the Jacksons join other families from London's East End for what they discover will be the last season in which hops will be picked by hand. with Gerry Hinks , Melanie Revill ,
Alan Devereux , Patricia Gallimore , Richard Pearce , Sam Barriscale , Judy Bennett ,
Richard Allenson , Joyce Gibbs and Georgia Greeph. Director Philip Martin Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally Worboyes.
Unknown:
Gerry Hinks
Unknown:
Melanie Revill
Unknown:
Alan Devereux
Unknown:
Patricia Gallimore
Unknown:
Richard Pearce
Unknown:
Sam Barriscale
Unknown:
Judy Bennett
Unknown:
Richard Allenson
Unknown:
Joyce Gibbs
Jack:
George Innes
Laura:
Ellie Haddington
Liz:
Liz Smith

Frances McNeil 's play tells the story of Brian Epstein during the hectic, turbulent years of his relationship with the Beatles. with Kerry Shale, Alice Arnold , Chris Pavlo , Shirley Dixon , Elaine Pyke and Niven Boyd Director Andy Jordan Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Frances McNeil
Unknown:
Brian Epstein
Unknown:
Alice Amold
Unknown:
Chris Pavlo
Unknown:
Shirley Dixon
Unknown:
Elaine Pyke
Unknown:
Niven Boyd
Director:
Andy Jordan
Brian Epstein:
Jonathan Keeble
Jackie Parris:
Laurel Lefkow
John Lennon:
Tim Whitnall
Queenie Epstein:
Ann Beach
Harry Epstein:
Christopher Scott
Liam:
Robert Harper
Mike:
Kim Wall
George Martin:
Alex Lowe

An after-hours selection of evocative and passionate writing about the popular music of this century, introduced by John Fordham.
1: Hooked. Tales of lifelong devotion and irrational obsession Producer John Goudie Repeat

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Fordham.
Producer:
John Goudie

The last of five surprisingly predictable jaunts by Peter Tinniswood. What a Screech with Christian Rodska , June Barrie and Liz Goulding. Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Tinniswood.
Unknown:
Christian Rodska
Unknown:
June Barrie
Unknown:
Liz Goulding.
Producer:
Pete Atkin
Uncle Mort:
Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon:
Sam Kelly

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