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Jeremy Paxman sets the cultural agenda for the week with guests including Israeli novelist Amos Oz and Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott. Producer Tony Phillips. Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman
Unknown:
Derek Walcott.
Producer:
Tony Phillips.

Art historian Griselda Pollock joins Martha Kearney to discuss
Mary Cassatt , the almost forgotten grande dame of impressionism. Drama:
Letters from a Lost Generation. Part 11. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Griselda Pollock
Unknown:
Martha Kearney
Unknown:
Mary Cassatt
Editor:
Ruth Gardiner

The final part of Jim Eldridge 's comedy drama starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims. Final Thoughts. The end of a school year- and of an era. with Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello ,
Tom Watson , Jacqueline Beatty , Vivienne Martin. Rachel Atkins , Scott Clark , Kristy Bruce and Rikki Doughty. Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Eldridge
Unknown:
Karl Howman
Unknown:
Mr Sims.
Unknown:
Paul Copley
Unknown:
Deirdre Costello
Unknown:
Tom Watson
Unknown:
Jacqueline Beatty
Unknown:
Vivienne Martin.
Unknown:
Rachel Atkins
Unknown:
Scott Clark
Unknown:
Kristy Bruce
Unknown:
Rikki Doughty.
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Mr Beeston:
James Grout
Miss Lewis:
Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Stone:
Margaret John

By Elizabeth Bowen , dramatised for radio by Patricia M Cobey. The 1920s in Cork, when women thought the world was beginning for them. with Peter O'Meara. Mario Rosenstock and Paddy Scully. Director Pam Brighton

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown:
Peter O'Meara.
Unknown:
Mario Rosenstock
Unknown:
Paddy Scully.
Penelope:
Cathy Belton
Veronica:
Fionnuala Murphy

Francine Stock chairs the arts show.
Film directors Ken Loach and Shane
Meadows discuss celluloid portrayals of sportsmen to mark the release of Loach's new film, My Name Is Joe. Producer Julian May

Contributors

Unknown:
Francine Stock
Directors:
Ken Loach

Vera Brittain 's correspondence with four men close to her who were on the front during the First World War.
Adapted by Mark Bostridge. Part 11. with Jonathan Firth , James Wallace and Robert Portal. Producer Clive Brill. Rptd from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Vera Brittain
Adapted By:
Mark Bostridge.
Unknown:
Jonathan Firth
Unknown:
James Wallace
Producer:
Clive Brill.
Roland Leighton:
Rupert Graves
VeraBrittain:
Amanda Root

Is there really a breeding ground for great white sharks in the Mediterranean? And could the sharks be the last survivors of a population hit by fishing, pollution and public apathy? Mark Carwardine investigates.
Producer Grant Sonnex. Rptd tomorrow 11am

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Carwardine
Producer:
Grant Sonnex.

A four-part comedy with words and music by Don Paterson.
2: Prelude to a Pish
Homesick encounters his ex-girl and his ex-drug habit; and South Skye becomes a new English county. Starring Bill Paterson as Homesick Ferguson. With Alexander Morton , Ashley Jensen , Ralph Riach , Liam Brennan , Gerda Stevenson and Ian Aldred. Musicians Brian Kellock , John Rae , Brian Shiels and Dougie Pincock Producer Dave Batchelor

Contributors

Music By:
Don Paterson.
Unknown:
Bill Paterson
Unknown:
Homesick Ferguson.
Unknown:
Alexander Morton
Unknown:
Ashley Jensen
Unknown:
Ralph Riach
Unknown:
Liam Brennan
Unknown:
Gerda Stevenson
Unknown:
Ian Aldred.
Musicians:
Brian Kellock
Musicians:
John Rae
Musicians:
Brian Shiels
Musicians:
Dougie Pincock
Producer:
Dave Batchelor

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