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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson , Bishop of Bath and Wells.
8.35 Yesterday In Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Jim Thompson

Libby Purves talks to guests including former Chancellor Kenneth Clarke. Producer Ronni Davis
Revised repeat at 9.30pm

Contributors

Talks:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Kenneth Clarke.
Producer:
Ronni Davis

Gerry Northam continues his look at issues surrounding Neighbourhood
Watch. 3: The psychological effects of domestic burglary. Producer Ian Bell

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
Ian Bell

Simon Brett introduces the second of six programmes celebrating the life and career of Frank Muir. With contributions from Denis Norden , June Whitfield , Bill Cotton , Patrick Garland , Robert Robinson , Professor James MacCallum and John Amis. Producer Richard Edis

Contributors

Introduces:
Simon Brett
Unknown:
Frank Muir.
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Bill Cotton
Unknown:
Patrick Garland
Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Professor James MacCallum
Unknown:
John Amis.
Producer:
Richard Edis

Peter Hobday chairs the popular panel game exploring words and language. With guests Lorelei King , Graham Norton and Trevor Phillips. Producer Mark Tonderai Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Lorelei King
Unknown:
Graham Norton
Unknown:
Trevor Phillips.
Producer:
Mark Tonderai

Michael Bakewell adapts the story of the love affair between famously flamboyant writer and lecturer
John Cowper Powys and American poet Frances Gregg. They fell in love in 1912 and, as he was already married, maintained a relationship by engineering her marriage to a friend of his.
Producer Jules Wilkinson

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Bakewell
Unknown:
John Cowper Powys
Unknown:
Frances Gregg.
Producer:
Jules Wilkinson
John Cowper Powys:
James Laurenson
Frances Gregg:
Sian Thomas

Rituals, traditions and conventions are under threat as Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. Producer Tom Alban
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Taylor
Producer:
Tom Alban

Doreen/Dorinda by Kay Stonham. Although Doreen was born into a working-class body, she has always known that she is really middle class. Eventually she decides to take the plunge and go for the operation. with Chris Lang, Elliott Nichols, Rupert Vansittart, Simon Greenall, Kay Stonham and Linda Marlowe. Producer Jane Berthoud Repeat

Contributors

Writer:
Kay Stonham
Doreen/Dorinda:
Tilly Vosburgh
Irene:
Kate Williams
Adrian:
Chris Lang
[Actor]:
Elliott Nichols
[Actor]:
Simon Greenall
[Actress]:
Kay Stonham
[Actress]:
Linda Marlowe
Producer:
Jane Berthoud

Michael Buerk and his team of regulars cross-examine "witnesses" about their views on the moral questions behind one of the week's headlines.
Producer David Coomes
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Producer:
David Coomes

After all major accidents, expert scientists are called in to work out what happened - and how to prevent it happening again. In the first of two programmes, Peter Curran meets the disaster detectives.
Producer Anne McNaught E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Curran
Producer:
Anne McNaught

Satire, sketches and a hard look behind the week's media events from
Sanjeev Bhaskar , Simon Evans , Dave Lamb and Fiona Allen.
Producer Anil Gupta

Contributors

Unknown:
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown:
Simon Evans
Unknown:
Dave Lamb
Unknown:
Fiona Allen.
Producer:
Anil Gupta

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