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David Rintoul reads from
Tom Standage 's social and scientific history of the 19th-century precursor to the World Wide Web - the electric telegraph. Abridged by James Robertson. Producer David Jackson Young

Contributors

Unknown:
David Rintoul
Unknown:
Tom Standage
Abridged By:
James Robertson.
Producer:
David Jackson

With Martha Kearney and guests. Drama: Inner Voices. Written and performed by Rikkie Beadle Blair. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Martha Kearney
Unknown:
Rikkie Beadle Blair.
Editor:
Ruth Gardiner

Three programmes following midwives at work around the country.
2: Birthrights and Bleepers. If your idea of a midwife is a tall, blonde
Australian on a motorbike, then
Alice Coyle fits the bill. Her clients are women who want to give birth at home. In the Western Isles, home visiting can mean braving rough seas and, on one occasion, delivering a baby in a horsebox.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Alice Coyle

Six-part comedy series by Katie Hims. 3: Jimmy's sausages are in demand. with Roger May , Jane Whittenshaw and Anthony Zaki. Director Cat Horn

Contributors

Unknown:
Katie Hims.
Unknown:
Roger May
Unknown:
Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown:
Anthony Zaki.
Jimmy:
Gerard McDermott
Martina:
Catherine Harvey

In Kelvin Segger 's version of three tales by Emile Zola , a dead man watches in horror as everyone around him prepares for his funeral, another man is killed by advertising, and a third postpones his dream for too long. with Struan Rodger. Jenny Funnell , Sunny
Ormonde. Terry Molloy and Robin Bowerman Director Peter Leslie Wild

Contributors

Unknown:
Kelvin Segger
Unknown:
Emile Zola
Unknown:
Struan Rodger.
Unknown:
Jenny Funnell
Unknown:
Terry Molloy
Unknown:
Robin Bowerman
Director:
Peter Leslie Wild
Old Becaille:
Norman Bird
Young Becaille:
Michael Maloney

The series of programmes in which
Tony Robinson visits a wildlife rescue centre near Evesham.
5: A member of the public fears for the safety of a fox and her cubs. Producer Sarah Blunt Repeat
Next programme tomorrow 3.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Robinson

Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington.
Additional readings by Roger May , Paul Jenkins , David Timson and John Turner. 16: The Law, the Church and the Coming Tragedy
Written by Christopher Lee Producer Pete Atkin Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Massey
Unknown:
Sir Winston Churchill
Read By:
Paul Eddington.
Unknown:
Roger May
Unknown:
Paul Jenkins
Unknown:
David Timson
Unknown:
John Turner.
Written By:
Christopher Lee
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Nicholas Parsons is joined by Clement Freud , Tony Hawks,
Peter Jones and Paul Merton for radio's most devious panel game. Recorded at the Radio Theatre, London.
Devised by Ian Messiter. Producer Chris Neill Repeated Sunday 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Ian Messiter.
Producer:
Chris Neill

By lain Banks, dramatised in four parts by Joe Dunlop.
3: Paul Gambaccini presents the third part of the story of a seventies band. with Douglas Russell and Martin Docherty Director Dave Batchelor Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Dunlop.
Unknown:
Paul Gambaccini
Unknown:
Douglas Russell
Unknown:
Martin Docherty
Director:
Dave Batchelor
Weird:
John Gordon-Sinclair
Christine:
Louise Beattie
Davey:
James MacPherson
Ric:
Steven McNicoll
McCann:
Sandy Morton

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