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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson. Editor Jon Barton
LETTERS: Today. PO Box 2299. London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Jim Thompson.
Editor:
Jon Barton

Peter Sissons puts listeners' questions to Labour's John Prescott. PHONE: [number removed] (local call rates apply). Lines open from 8.00am
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC1

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Sissons
Unknown:
John Prescott.

Regional Variations (2)

An Act of Worship

BBC Radio 4 FM

Fyfe Robertson was the BBC's best-loved television reporter. To mark the tenth anniversary of his death, Brian Sibley talks to Cliff Michelmore , Trevor Philpott , Peter Goodwright and Robertson's daughter Grace, and hears excerpts from some of his lost broadcasts and privately recorded memoirs.

Contributors

Unknown:
Fyfe Robertson
Talks:
Brian Sibley
Unknown:
Cliff Michelmore
Unknown:
Trevor Philpott
Unknown:
Peter Goodwright
on BBC Radio 4 FM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe. Editor Kevin Marsh. WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown:
Chris Lowe.
Editor:
Kevin Marsh.

Edi Stark and her guests, including regular contributor Stephen Anderton and plantswoman Jane Fearnley -Whittingstall, enjoy some hushed contemplation among the treasures of the RHS Lindley Library. Producer Annie Malcolm
Repeated Sunday 9.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Anderton
Unknown:
Jane Fearnley
Producer:
Annie Malcolm

Brian gets tough.
Written by Chris Thompson. Director Alec Reid Editor Vanessa Whitbum. Rptd Monday 1.40pm ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to
[address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Chris Thompson.
Director:
Alec Reid
Editor:
Vanessa Whitbum.
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Nigel Pargetter:
Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge:
Tamsin Greig
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
JackWoolley:
Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks:
Hedli Niklaus
JoeGrundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Caroline Pemberton:
Sara Coward
Simon Pemberton:
Peter Wingfield
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Janet Fisher:
Moir Leslie

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Joy Hatwood. Rptd Sunday 3.30pm PHONE: (0171) [number removed](24 hours) FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Serle
Producer:
Joy Hatwood.

Jonathan Dimbieby chairs a topical discussion in Hackney, London, with Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind ; Liz Lynne , Liberal Democrat spokeswoman on social security and disability; and Ruth Deech , principal of St Anne's College, Oxford. Producer Nadine Grieve
Repeated tomorrow 1.10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbieby
Unknown:
Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown:
Liz Lynne
Unknown:
Ruth Deech
Producer:
Nadine Grieve

Christopher Cook explores the way art and technology have intertwined over the past century of film.
5: Melies 's Children. Ever since Georges Melies startled audiences with his screen magic, film-makers and special-effects artists have explored ways of visualising the impossible via technology, inspiration and magic. First broadcast on Radio 3

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Georges Melies

It's a Wonderful Life Story
Brian Sibley explores how the Italian-born immigrant Frank Capra came to embody the American Way. In the spirit of his best-known film, It's a Wonderful Life, the programme tries to imagine popular culture as if Frank Capra had never been born. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Sibley
Unknown:
Frank Capra
Unknown:
Frank Capra

A four-part series in which old and new hands compare notes.
1: Traffic Wardens. If the conversation between new recruit Karen Moss and recently retired June Heffernan is anything to go by, traffic wardens laugh at the public in proportion to the scorn heaped upon them. Producer Lucy Lunt Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Karen Moss
Unknown:
June Heffernan
Producer:
Lucy Lunt

BBC Radio 4 FM

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