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With Alex Brodie and Ben Geoghegan.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rosemary Hartill.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Editor Jon Barton. LETTERS: Today. PO Box 2299. London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Brodie
Unknown:
Ben Geoghegan.
Unknown:
Rosemary Hartill.
Editor:
Jon Barton.

Afour-part series which examines modern Russia.
2:Punishment and Crime
BBC Moscow correspondent Angus Roxburgh looks at corruption in post-Communist Russia. He visits a labour camp which holds 8,000 convicts, many of whom have committed petty crimes, and discovers that many of the more serious criminals are still at large.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday 6.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus Roxburgh
Producer:
Tony Grant.

By Gwyn Thomas, dramatised in three episodes by Alan Plater.
The iron furnaces in Moonlea are about to be closed, but Leigh cannot persuade John Simon to leave.
with Rhodri Hugh, Ray Llewellyn, Laurence Allan, Helen Gwyn, Hubert Rees, Kieron Self, Dillwyn Owen and Ric Jerrom
Music by Ruth Wall, played by the composer (harp) and Alison Frances (violin) Director Alison Hindell
(Repeat)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gwyn Thomas
Unknown:
Alan Plater.
Unknown:
John Simon
Unknown:
Rhodri Hugh
Unknown:
Ray Llewellyn
Unknown:
Laurence Allan
Unknown:
Helen Gwyn
Unknown:
Hubert Rees
Unknown:
Kieron Self
Unknown:
Dillwyn Owen
Unknown:
Ric Jerrom
Music By:
Ruth Wall
Violin:
Alison Frances
Director:
Alison Hindell
Leigh:
Ian Hughes
John Simon:
Patrick Brennan
Katherine:
Manon Edwards
Helen:
Melanie Walters

Tim Marlow attends the Tate's exhibition of 60 works by Mondrian and looks at the art of Henry Raeburn at the Scottish National Gallery. Producer Adrian Washbourne

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Marlow
Unknown:
Henry Raeburn
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne

David Stafford presents more ideas for a great summer weekend, and June Whitfield enjoys a visit to Polperro in Cornwall.
Producer David Prest. Call [number removed] if you are organising a weekend event this summer

Contributors

Unknown:
David Stafford
Producer:
David Prest.

Bert is forgiven.
Written by Mick Martin. Director David Ian
Neville. Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Repeated Monday 1.40pm. FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Mick Martin.
Director:
David Ian
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter:
Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter:
Alison Dowling
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
John Archer:
Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig
Roy Tucker:
Ian Pepperell
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Hayley Jordan:
Lucy Davis
Janet Fisher:
Moir Leslie
Sean Myerson:
Gareth Armstong
Bert Fry:
Eric Allan
Clive Horrobin:
Alex Jones

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Weston-super-Mare with panellists including Dr Rosalind Miles and Lord Rees Mogg. Producer Anne Peacock
Repeated tomorrow 1.10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Dr Rosalind Miles
Unknown:
Lord Rees Mogg.
Producer:
Anne Peacock

In the final programme of the series, Marcel Berlin asks if the special treatment by our courts for the crime of rape can be justified. Producer Simon Coates

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcel Berlin
Producer:
Simon Coates

Yemen
Ideas about the Arabian peninsula are often fuelled by cliches. Patricia Aithie discovers the rich Yemeni culture and explores the tensions in a society which is only just emerging from its isolation. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Patricia Aithie

The last in the series of the Asian sketch show features Guru and the massive and fierce Muffins. With
Sanjeev Bhaskar , Kulvinder Ghir , Nitin Sawhney , Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. Producers Anil Gupta. Rptd tomorrow at 6.25pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown:
Kulvinder Ghir
Unknown:
Nitin Sawhney
Unknown:
Meera Syal
Unknown:
Nina Wadia.
Producers:
Anil Gupta.

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