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With Anna Ford and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament LW only

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Ford
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Dr Leslie Griffiths.

This week, a former hard-hitting news journalist in Australia who is now a househusband in Newcastle. Producer Alison Hughes PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Producer:
Alison Hughes

A six-part political farce by Steve Nallon and Turan Ali.
3: Arise, Sir Boggy! The Prime Minister claims his New Year honours list will be for ordinary people, but all the knighthoods still go to businessmen in exchange for favours. Lottie and Emmeline Pankhurst decide to take matters into their own hands. With Nerys Hughes , Maggie Steed and Mark Williams.
Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Nallon
Unknown:
Turan Ali.
Unknown:
Emmeline Pankhurst
Unknown:
Nerys Hughes
Unknown:
Maggie Steed
Unknown:
Mark Williams.

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Matlock, Derby, by panellists including Jackie Ballard MP; David Blunkett , Secretary of State for Education; and author and columnist Will Self. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Jackie Ballard
Unknown:
David Blunkett

In January 1973, President Nixon signed a ceasefire agreement with North and South Vietnam. Operation Homecoming marked the withdrawal of all US troops and a promise that, within 60 days, all those missing would be accounted for. Twenty-six years later, over 2,000 men are still missing, as well as one woman - Dr Eleanor Ardel Vietti , the only woman left behind. Journalist Maggie O'Kane tells her story.
Producer Clare McGinn Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Eleanor Ardel Vietti
Unknown:
Maggie O'Kane
Producer:
Clare McGinn

By Melissa Murray , with and . Simone has been exiled from her family since her revelation in a TV programme that she is gay. Now she is seriously ill with leukaemia, and her only hope is a bone marrow transplant from a close relative ... with David Allister , Amelia Taylor , Ben Crowe and Priyanga Elan. Director Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown:
Melissa Murray
Unknown:
David Allister
Unknown:
Amelia Taylor
Unknown:
Ben Crowe
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Simone:
Kate Buffery
Claire:
Stella Gonet
Peter:
Roger Allam
Imelda:
Carolyn Pickles
Derek:
Charles Simpson

Tom Sutcliffe and panel cast an eye over the cultural events of the week, including a major review of Monet's paintings at London's Royal Academy, and Warren Beatty 's new film Bulworth. Producer Jerome Weatherald

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown:
Warren Beatty
Producer:
Jerome Weatherald

Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda , who was educated at a mission school, is among those recalling the life and work of British missionaries during the 20th century. Presented by Colin Morris. Producer Felicity Goodall Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Kaunda
Presented By:
Colin Morris.
Producer:
Felicity Goodall

By Jorge Amado , dramatised in three parts by Stuart Morris.
1: No Wake without Rum. In Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Dona Ror , the youthful and sensuous proprietor of a cooking school, is wooed by the disreputable but utterly charming Vadinho. With
Lesley Carvello and Tristan Sturrock. Repeated from Sunday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jorge Amado
Unknown:
Stuart Morris.
Unknown:
Dona Ror
Unknown:
Lesley Carvello
Unknown:
Tristan Sturrock.

Small World. Simon Parkes crosses the Channel to visit the modern parks of Paris. Structural and innovative, they marked a departure from the traditional French gardens towards a more international style. But does contemporary garden design mean the end of national idiosyncrasies? Producer Rebecca Moore Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Parkes
Producer:
Rebecca Moore

By Raymond Soltysek , read by Billy Boyd. In thirties Paisley, life is a struggle. Jamie Davidson is a streetwise teenager whose political and literary awareness is both a surprise and a threat to his teachers. Producer Pam Wardell

Contributors

Unknown:
Raymond Soltysek
Read By:
Billy Boyd.
Unknown:
Jamie Davidson
Producer:
Pam Wardell

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