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With John Humphrys and Winifred Robinson.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.45 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Winifred Robinson.
Unknown:
Indarjit Singh.

Jenni Murray is joined by guests for lively and topical interviews and conversation from a woman's point of view. Drama: The Hours by Michael Cunningham. Part 8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Michael Cunningham.

A four-part comedy by Bill Dare.
3: If You Sack Me, I'll Leave. Kenny, Johnny and Bozo want to tell Lorelei that she can't always sing lead, but they are not assertive enough.
They are not even assertive enough to buy a book on how to become assertive. Starring Stephen Tompkinson, Clive Rowe , Nicola Walker and Adrian Scarborough. With Giles New, Rachel Preece, Dan Strauss, Bill Dare and Matthew Little.
Musical director David Firman. Producer Gareth Edwards

Contributors

Comedy By:
Bill Dare
Unknown:
Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown:
Clive Rowe
Unknown:
Nicola Walker
Unknown:
Adrian Scarborough
Unknown:
Giles New
Unknown:
Rachel Preece
Unknown:
Dan Strauss
Unknown:
Bill Dare
Unknown:
Matthew Little
Director:
David Firman
Producer:
Gareth Edwards

By David Calcutt. Archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans uncovers the lost remains of the palace of Knossos on Crete. He discovers the ancient mysteries of the Minoan people and the legend of the Minotaur, but can he penetrate the mysteries of the human heart?
Composer Mia Soteriou Director Michael Fox

Contributors

Unknown:
David Calcutt.
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Evans
Unknown:
Mia Soteriou
Director:
Michael Fox
Sir Arthur:
Russell Dixon
Old Sir Arthur:
Geoffrey Banks
Mackenzie:
David Bannerman
Manolis:
Roger Ennals
Joan:
Olivia Jardith
Storyteller:
Mia Soteriou

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny
Guinness answer questions posed by members of the Holton Village Hall Committee. With
Chairman EriC RobSOn. Repeated from Sunday 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
John Cushnie
Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Eric Robson.

3: Valhalla by Tom Morton , read by Sandy Neilson. A Shetland lifeboatman is called out on a rescue mission. But even at sea his mind is preoccupied with the uncomfortable secret that lies beneath his oilskins. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Morton
Read By:
Sandy Neilson.

The origins of Spotlight - now an eight-volume directory, CD-Rom and internet website of every working actor in Britain - date back to the beginning of the century. In conversations with actors, photographers, agents and the current proprietor Nigel Seale, this programme traces the history of the most indispensable reference book in show business.

Contributors

Interviewee:
Nigel Seale

Professor Anthony Clare explores the potential and the limits of the human mind and throws light into the hidden shadows of the psyche. Producer Emma Selby
PHONE: [number removed] for more information

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Anthony Clare
Producer:
Emma Selby

A six-part comedy drama by Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.
2: The Agony and the Ecstasy. Gran is losing her legs, and Eddie is trying not to lose his patience ... or his fare to Gay Pride. with Anne Rye. Stefan Escreet , Jo-Anne Knowles and Chris Pavlo Music Big George Producer Neil Mossey (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Poyser
Unknown:
Damian Lanigan
Unknown:
Anne Rye.
Unknown:
Stefan Escreet
Unknown:
Jo-Anne Knowles
Unknown:
Chris Pavlo
Music:
Big George
Producer:
Neil Mossey
Jason:
Dominic Monaghan
Maureen:
Beverley Callard
Eddie:
John McArdle
Michael:
Jason Done

Francine Stock with arts news and reviews, including an investigation into the many portrayals of Joan of Arc in the light of a new film from Luc Besson.
Producer Jane Graham

Contributors

Unknown:
Francine Stock
Unknown:
Luc Besson.
Producer:
Jane Graham

Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , PollyToynbee, David Starkeyand David
Cook cross-examine guests who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Producer David Coomes
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
Janet Daley
Unknown:
David Starkeyand David
Producer:
David Coomes

Elizabeth McKeller visits a theme park of a capital city that was never built - Sir Christopher Wren 's reconstruction plan after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Repeated from Sunday 5.40pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth McKeller
Unknown:
Sir Christopher Wren

New stories from the cutting edge of science.
The Coming of Phage. The use of specific viruses to target harmful bacteria infection has long been used in eastern Europe with huge success. As our battalion of effective antibiotics continues to dwindle, Peter Evans wonders ifbacteriophage therapy will be the answer.
Producer Adrian Washbourne. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evans
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne.

ShaunPrendergast's comedy series about two goldfish, starring Sean Foley and Hamish McColl. With Liam in danger of turning into a couch potato, Anton decides to dissect the world of television. He does not like what he finds.
Director Sally Avens

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Foley
Unknown:
Hamish McColl.
Director:
Sally Avens
Susan:
Tracy Ann OBErman
Struan:
Shaun Prendergast

Comic poet John Hegley with more live poetry readings combined with studio-based contributions from special guests. This week comedian Arnold Brown adds a limerick or two to the proceedings. Producer Nigel Piper

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hegley
Unknown:
Arnold Brown
Producer:
Nigel Piper

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