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With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Cristina Odone.

Regional Variations (2)

You'll Want for Nowt in Pateley Bridge

BBC Radio 4 FM

On the first day of the handover to China, the Rev Rob Gillion leads a service from St Stephen's Girls'
College, Hong Kong, with the school choir and members of staff. This Is My Father's World; Matthew 13, w44-46; Praise the Lord 0 My Soul.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rob Gillion

The news of 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler. Mrs Margaret Sanger Slee , the founder of birth control clinics in America, flies in to
Britain to tell European women to stop having babies for the next ten years. Producer Lynne McCadden

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Wheeler.
Unknown:
Mrs Margaret
Unknown:
Sanger Slee
Producer:
Lynne McCadden

Smoking, drinking and over-eating can all lead to ill health. Geoff Watts investigates why, in spite of all we know, we continue to overindulge. Producer Julia Durbin
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Julia Durbin

Nigel Rees chairs the popular quiz. Exchanging quotations and anecdotes this week are Patrick
Barlow, Barry Cryer , Ruth Dudley Edwards and George Melly. The reader is Patricia Hughes. Producer Chris Neill

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Ruth Dudley
Unknown:
George Melly.
Unknown:
Patricia Hughes.
Producer:
Chris Neill

Jessica Townsend 's irreverent comedy in which a London-Irish family spend the run-up to their patriarch's burial destroying his reputation, only to be faced with his resurrection.
Director Cathryn Horn

Contributors

Unknown:
Jessica Townsend
Director:
Cathryn Horn
Mary Doherty:
Maggie McCarthy
Caitriona:
Maureen O'Brien
Eileen:
Carolyn Jones
Patrick Doherty:
John Rogan
Maureen:
Tracy Ann OBErman

The third of four conversations in which Robert Dawson Scott invites a performer to look back on a considerable musical challenge. Few actresses dare to take a one-woman show into the fiercely competitive world of West End theatre. Maria Friedman
gathered songs by the likes of Jacques Brel , Stephen Sondheim and even Kate Bush to create By
Special Arrangement. She reflects on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night. Producer John Goudie

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown:
Maria Friedman
Unknown:
Jacques Brel
Unknown:
Stephen Sondheim
Unknown:
Kate Bush
Producer:
John Goudie

With Daire Brehan. Louise Rennison retraces the oldest pilgrimage in the world, from Puenta del Reina to
Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Editor Nadine Grieve
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Daire Brehan.
Unknown:
Louise Rennison
Editor:
Nadine Grieve

Paul Vaughan reads Grace Notes - Bernard MacLaverty 's first novel since Cal- and celebrates 100 years of the Tate Gallery.
Producer Jerome Weatherald Revised repeat at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Bernard MacLaverty
Producer:
Jerome Weatherald

Six comedies in which hapless broadcaster Roy Mallard sets out to give an impression of the day-to-day business of ordinary occupations.
4: The Estate Agent. Mallard takes more than a professional interest in one of his interviewees. With Chris Langham as Roy Mallard , and Sally Phillips. Written by John Morton
Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Mallard
Unknown:
Chris Langham
Unknown:
Roy Mallard
Unknown:
Sally Phillips.
Written By:
John Morton
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Reporter Mark Whitaker. Producer Kim Barrington Repeated Saturday 5pm

Contributors

Reporter:
Mark Whitaker.
Producer:
Kim Barrington

Kinky Friedman - author of a series of detective novels featuring a stetson-wearing, cigar-chomping private eye who is more than just his namesakemeets the creators of four other notorious private investigators - Sara Paretsky , Sue Grafton , James Crumley and Lawrence Block. Last in series.
Producer Wendy Pilmer

Contributors

Unknown:
Kinky Friedman
Unknown:
Sara Paretsky
Unknown:
Sue Grafton
Unknown:
James Crumley
Unknown:
Lawrence Block.
Producer:
Wendy Pilmer

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White
Producer:
Karen Turner

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