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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Harvey Thomas.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Harvey Thomas.

The true story of the struggle for survival of a family of swans on a storm-battered Highland loch, tQld through the letters and recordings Of Scottish naturalist and writer Jim Crumley.
Repeated from Boxing Day 4.05pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Crumley.

phefirst of two programmes,
. fictions Present. Russell Davies nvestigates the mysterious arts of Prediction, forecast and prophecy, from the weather to the racecourse, from the economy to the stars.
° es today's technology allow us to anticipate the future more reliably than the rune, the tea leaf or the crystal ball The next programme is at 3pm.
Producers John Goudie and Paul Quinn

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Producers:
John Goudie
Producers:
Paul Quinn

Simon Brett is in the chair as guest investigators Susan Moody and Simon Shaw try to solve a crime. Suspects played by Maria McEriane and Lee Simpson. 3: Oh Yes, She Is Dead Producer Liz Anstee

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett
Unknown:
Susan Moody
Unknown:
Simon Shaw
Played By:
Maria McEriane
Played By:
Lee Simpson.
Producer:
Liz Anstee

By Anthony Minghella.
"The day I stopped talking was one of those perfect days we have in England. They come in the spring and in the autumn, differently, the one full of entrance, the other full of exit....
I'd spoken to them all, in turn, carefully, loving them all; like suicide in a way, to stop talking."
Directors Anthony Minghella and Robert Cooper Producer Tony Cliff

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Minghella.
Directors:
Anthony Minghella
Directors:
Robert Cooper
Producer:
Tony Cliff
Gemma:
Jenny Howe
Alistair:
Alex Norton
Mother:
Joan Campion
Gail:
Jane Gurnett
Sample:
Christopher Ravenscroft
Concepcion:
Sally Eldridge

The second of two programmes.
Predictions Past. Russell Davies and guests peer through the mists of time at some of the century's most potent visions of the future. Plus the pick of the century's prophetic fiction, the mysterious art of forecasting showbiz success and the search for the worst predictions ever made. (The first programme is at 12 noon, while
Predictions Past continues at 4.05pm.)

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies

The panel game of improvisational wit and deceit, chaired by a charlatan and with a bunch of celebrity swindlers. Who will escape the Seething Tank of Lies in the bowels of Broadcasting House? Producer Adam Tandy

Contributors

Producer:
Adam Tandy

World heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis has pumped £1.5 million into a college in Hackney to educate "problem" teenagers.
Classes are small and morale is high. "The difference is that they treat you like an adult here," says 16-year-old Martin. But can this experiment in education survive? Paul Rees reports. Producer Joy Hatwood

Contributors

Unknown:
Lennox Lewis
Unknown:
Paul Rees
Producer:
Joy Hatwood

Baileys Irish Cream
Nigel Cassidy tells the story of the unlikely cocktail of cream, whisky and technology that disproved the rule that you should not mix your drinks. Producer Neil Koenig

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Cassidy
Producer:
Neil Koenig

Jenni Murray presents an anthology of prose celebrating the best of classic and contemporary literature.
Producers Ned Chaillet and Chris Paling Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Producers:
Ned Chaillet

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