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John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Bishop Bill Westwood.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Bill Westwood.

In the second of eight programmes, Julian Pettifer explores Asian cuisine and alternative medicine. Producer Rosie Goldsmith

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Pettifer
Producer:
Rosie Goldsmith

Join Chairman Nicholas Parsons and guests Clement Freud , Tony Hawks, Peter Jones and Fred MacAulay at St Andrew's University as they try to talk for a minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Producer Ann Jobson
Repeated Monday 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Fred MacAulay
Producer:
Ann Jobson

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion of issues raised in Putney, London, with Sir Norman Fowler MP, Sir Alan Walters , Simon Hughes MP and Glenda Jackson MP. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Sir Norman Fowler
Unknown:
Sir Alan Walters
Unknown:
Simon Hughes
Unknown:
Glenda Jackson

By Rob Gittins. In 1900, Wales was the land of milk and honey for many impoverished Italians. Ninety years later, it's a very different story.
Director Alison Hindell

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Gittins.
Director:
Alison Hindell
Maria:
Amanda Gordon
Frankie:
Suzanne Packer
Steve/Customer:
Jeremi Cockram
Tony/Giacomo:
Dorien Thomas
Elaine/Grace/Gina:
Lowri Mae
Angelo/Vincerao/Punter:
Rob Harper
Vicki/lsabella:
Erica Eirian
Eddie/Giorgio/Punter 2:
Rhodri Hugh
Darren:
Ashley Bird
Karen:
Sarah Alldritt

Gerry Northam tests the reputation of ancient Greek civilisation as a model for modern society, and finds out why the Victorians were suspicious of indoor plumbing. Producer John Byrne
Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
John Byrne

Martin Wainwright celebrates the achievements of individuals who have been overlooked by history. The last programme of the series looks at Douglas Mason -the academic economist who became the father of the poll tax.
Producer Alison Perks Revised repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Wainwright
Producer:
Alison Perks

Nigel Andrews in conversation with Hollywood's leading players.
1: Robert Duvall. The actor whose career has taken in The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and an Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film Tender Mercies.
Repeated Thursday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Andrews
Unknown:
Robert Duvall.

The Winter Wanderers
Franz Schubert 's great song cycle
Winterreise evokes a mental journey of grief and loneliness. On the bicentenary of Schubert's birth,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Brigitte Fassbaender reflect on the great composer's most revealing biography. Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan Repeated Friday 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Franz Schubert
Unknown:
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown:
Brigitte Fassbaender
Producer:
Ann Marie O'Callaghan

By Mark Davies Markham.

Paula Young, a newly qualified police constable, is posted to her home town, to the discomfort of her boyfriend and other petty criminals.
(Repeat)

Contributors

Writer:
Mark Davies Markham
Director:
Michelle Matherson Frederick
[Actress]:
Jo-Anne Knowles
[Actor]:
Roger May
[Actor]:
Richard Tate
[Actress]:
Tessa Worsley
Paula Young:
Julia Ford
Rene Young:
Natasha Pyne
Arthur Young:
Paul Copley
Jan Taylor:
Becky Hindley
Dean O'Rourke:
Vincent Davies
Sergeant Thompson:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Tony Charles:
Tim Dantay

By Elizabeth Proud. 1: A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody. As the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson was reviled for causing a king to abdicate his throne. But what was she really like?
Pianist Harold Rich
Director Sue Wilson Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Proud.
Unknown:
Wallis Simpson
Pianist:
Harold Rich
Director:
Sue Wilson
Wallis:
Stockard Channing
Maitre Blum:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Win Spencer:
Lewis Hancock
Ernest Simpson/Commander Lewis Little:
Stephen Thorne
Bessie Merriman:
Helen Horton
Anna Warfield/Foxie:
Jill Graham
Georges/Robbie:
Chris Emmett
Uncle Sol:
Ed Bishop
Nurse Christine/Corinne Mustin:
Sara Coward
Nurse Dominique/Mary Raffray:
Susan Bovell
Kitty Bigelow:
Teresa Gallagher
Bigelow/Hugh:
Peter MacQueen
Herman Rogers/Chevy Chevalier:
William Dufris

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