Programme Index

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on BBC Radio 4 FM

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Roy Jenkins.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Roy Jenkins.

Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news. Witnesses face cross-examination from
David Cook , Janet Daley , Michael Mansfield QC and Dr David Starkey. Producer David Coomes

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
David Cook
Unknown:
Janet Daley
Unknown:
Michael Mansfield
Unknown:
Dr David Starkey.
Producer:
David Coomes

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A four-part comedy serial by Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan.
Sonal's student Ramesh becomes increasingly obsessed with her. Jabeen's marriage is on the rocks, and Samina and Salim are having to come to terms with their childless marriage.

Contributors

Writer:
Sudha Bhuchar
Writer:
Shaheen Khan
Director:
Kristine Landon-Smith
Jabeen:
Shaheen Khan
Sonal:
Sudha Bhuchar
Tula:
Zita Sattar
Vinny:
Bharti Patel
Samina:
Sakuntala Ramanee
Masi:
Charubala Chokshi
Karan:
Susan Sheridan
Ramesh:
Ameet Chaana
Dan:
Roger Liddle
Salim:
Shiv Grewal
Ali:
Burt Caesar
Javed:
Omar Salimi
Marianne:
Alice Arnold
Alia:
Sophie Levy
Sara:
Nyla Levy

The news from 50 years ago. Foreign Office delegates arrive back in Britain from the Moscow conference with alcoholic souvenirs, but the Soviet wives of British servicemen are still stuck in Russia.

With Jenni Murray. There is a huge demand for places at secondary schools specialising in technology and languages. But how successful are these institutions? Diana Appleyard
investigates.
Serial: The Portrait of a Lady(19). For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Diana Appleyard

Chris Kelly presents the last of four programmes looking at the lives and works of admirable (and fictional) characters. He contemplates the achievements of East End fashion designer Umberto Plank, who recently died in a freak accident after slipping on a cultured pearl. Celebrities, including Annabel Giles and Professor Graham Norton , also recall the man who inspired the fashion world. with Mark Steel , Simon Greenall , Brian Bowles. Sally Grace and Rachel Atkins Producer Kathy Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Kelly
Unknown:
Annabel Giles
Unknown:
Graham Norton
Unknown:
Mark Steel
Unknown:
Simon Greenall
Unknown:
Brian Bowles.
Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
Rachel Atkins
Producer:
Kathy Smith

By RJ Gallagher. Based on the true story of director John Huston and the making of the film The Red Badge of Courage, the play explores how studio politics, economics and jealousy had as much effect on the finished work as the technology of film production. With music composed by Andy Price. with Hilary Lyon , Michael Drew ,
Norman Cooley , John Nicholas and Lawmary Champion. Director Foz Allan Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Rj Gallagher.
Director:
John Huston
Composed By:
Andy Price.
Unknown:
Hilary Lyon
Unknown:
Michael Drew
Unknown:
Norman Cooley
Unknown:
John Nicholas
Director:
Foz Allan Repeat
Gottfried Reinhardt:
David Haig
John Huston:
Rolf Saxon
Dore Schary:
Christian Rodska
Albert Band:
Richard Harrington

Paul Allen reviews The Things We Do for Love, an Alan Ayckbourn play in Scarborough, and Mother Courage at Nottingham Playhouse.
Producer Olive Clancy. Revised rpt at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Alan Ayckbourn
Unknown:
Mother Courage
Producer:
Olive Clancy.

Nick Revell has written and stars in a six-part comedy serial which travels from the Andes to St Petersburg and a town in West Yorkshire. He encounters his 183-year-old father Obadiah, his
Bronte-obsessed ex-girlfriend and the morris-dancing survivalist militia.
1: To Begin at the End. In which the hero is seduced by the physical charms of the impossibly beautiful Natassia Fillipovna Karamazov. with Morwenna Banks. Joanna Brooks , Jonathan Kydd , Peter Gunn ,
Peter Serafinowicz and Chris Pavlo. Music by Paul Mottram. Producer Paul Schlesinger # See This Week: page 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Natassia Fillipovna Karamazov.
Unknown:
Joanna Brooks
Unknown:
Jonathan Kydd
Unknown:
Peter Gunn
Unknown:
Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown:
Chris Pavlo.
Music By:
Paul Mottram.
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger

Chris Harbon takes his mother's ashes, concealed in a pink plastic carrier bag, to Gibraltar, where she grew up. He plans to bury her in the grounds of the cathedral where she was confirmed, but he also wants to find someone who remembers her so that he can throw some light on the strange and painful history of the secretive Molly.
Producers Ian Willox and Chris Harbon

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Harbon
Producers:
Ian Willox
Producers:
Chris Harbon

A Separate Place
Frances Cairncross asks what the debate on children's rights tells us about the position of children in our society. Today's children wear adult clothes, watch adult programmes and sometimes commit adult crimes. Should they have more control over their lives, or would that destroy the family? Producer Ingrid Hassler
TRANSCRIPTS: available for purchase from
BBC NewsLine, PO Box 5080. London W12 6AJ PHONE: (0181) [number removed]for more information Repeated Sunday 4.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Frances Cairncross
Producer:
Ingrid Hassler

Comprehensive coverage of results from around the country. Presented by James Naughtie.
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC
Radio 5 Live
* The night watchmen: page 20

Contributors

Presented By:
James Naughtie.

BBC Radio 4 FM

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