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With Sue MacGregorand Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
MacGregorand Edward Stourton.

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Fiona Hill. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/rarJio4/hometruths

Contributors

Unknown:
John Peel
Producer:
Fiona Hill.

Arthur Smith presents the travel programme, full of the best travellers' tales, anecdotes and conversation. And Loyd Grossman goes in search of the original pizza margherita in Naples. Producer Vibeke Venema
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/excessbaggage
E-MAIL: excessbaggage@bbc.co.uk. PHONE: [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Smith
Unknown:
Loyd Grossman

The last of the series in which Tony Hawks tests guide books that claim to help us navigate our way around our holidays. This week he goes in search of romantic Paris with the help of residents who have fallen in love there, and he looks at an invaluable guide which tells him where in the city he should kiss. Producer Lucy Willmore

Contributors

Producer:
Lucy Willmore

Regional Variations (2)

The Week in Westminster

BBC Radio 4 FM

(or until close of play) England v West Indies
Commentary on the third day's play in the Second Cornhill Test at Lord's. With Jonathan Agnew, Henry Blofeld, Tony Cozier and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Expert comment from Viv Richards, Graham Gooch and Mike Selvey.
Reports by Eleanor Oldroyd. Scorer Bill Frindall. Including at 1.15 and 3.45 News and at 1.18* A View from the Boundary. *Approximate times

Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice for those trying to make the most of their money. Producer Chris A'Court

Contributors

Unknown:
Alison Mitchell

Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Phil Cornwell and Kevin Connelly star in the impressionist show. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jon Culshaw
Unknown:
Jan Ravens
Unknown:
Phil Cornwell
Unknown:
Kevin Connelly

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at the Fringe theatre in Llangollen, Denbighshire, by Jocelyn Davies , Plaid Cymru, Nigel Evans MP, documentary film-maker Linda McDougall and Rhodri Morgan MP. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Jocelyn Davies
Unknown:
Nigel Evans
Unknown:
Linda McDougall

By Roy Apps. I n the exciting early days of the British film industry, Tom dreams of a career in films when he leaves school. However, his strict Methodist parents strongly disapprove. Music Mikes Sykes. Director Celia de Wolff

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Apps.
Music:
Mikes Sykes.
Director:
Celia de Wolff
Tom:
Nick Robinson
Tom (elder):
Robert Glenister
Laura:
Sophie Carlton
Barnaby:
David Collings
MrsJupe:
Jenny Funnell
MrJupe:
Brian Parr
Adelaide:
Maggie McCarthy
Jarrett:
Peter Gunn
Rev Comfort:
Philip Barnes
Snook:
Ian Masters
Joe:
Tom Bevan
Ernest:
Johnathan Nell

Andrew Collins presents the film programme, including a profile of Tom Cruise - now the world's highest-paid actor - on the eve of the release of Mission: Impossible 2. Producer Matthew Dodd The Reel Story behind ... : page 53

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Collins
Producer:
Matthew Dodd

Ned Sherrin and guests with the usual eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producers Ian Gardhouse and Chris Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Producers:
Ian Gardhouse
Producers:
Chris Wilson

Tom Sutcliffe and guests give the verdict on Down Under, Bill Bryson's new book about the antipodes (serialised on Radio 4 Mon-Fri FM 9.45am this week), and review Helen Mirren's performance in the stage production of Tennessee Williams's Orpheus Descending at the Donmar Warehouse. Producer Jerome Weatherald

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown:
Bill Bryson
Unknown:
Helen Mirren
Producer:
Jerome Weatherald

Regional Variations (2)

Test Match Special Report

BBC Radio 4 FM

The last the series celebrating speeches of inspiration and entertainment from graduation ceremonies. Internationally famous for his cartoon creation Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau shares his thoughts on political correctness with graduates from Yale University on receipt of his honorary degree. Repeated from Sunday

Contributors

Unknown:
Garry Trudeau

He has fought Jack the Ripper and the Loch Ness Monster and been renamed Potluck Bones and Sherbet Cones. In the 100 years since his creation, Sherlock Holmes has been the subject of thousands of pastiches and parodies. Nick Utechin picks his way through the stories which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle never wrote. Producer Ian Docherty
Programme of the Week: page 111

Contributors

Presenter:
Nick Utechin
Producer:
Ian Docherty

Michael Buerk chairs an investigation of the moral questions behind the week's news.
Witnesses face cross-examination from
David Cook , Janet Daley , Ian Hargreaves and David Starkey. Repeated from Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
David Cook
Unknown:
Janet Daley
Unknown:
Ian Hargreaves
Unknown:
David Starkey.

Petroc Trelawny explores music making, past and present, sacred and secular, in six British cities. 3: St David 's. A short walk around the country's smallest city becomes a longjourney for Trelawny through the history of Welsh music. Rptd from Sunday

Contributors

Unknown:
St David

Taxi Driver minus Robert De Niro by Fernando Ampuero , read by Stephen Tompkinson. A taxi driver desperate to make some extra money is introduced to the bizarre trade of selling drunks to the highest bidder. Producer Gemma Jenkins (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert de Niro
Unknown:
Fernando Ampuero
Read By:
Stephen Tompkinson.
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

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