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With Sue MacGregorand Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25.8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Les!!e Griffiths.

Contributors

Unknown:
MacGregorand Edward Stourton.

John Humphrys in conversation with six successful people who have weathered storms in theircareers. 1: BobAy!ingta!ks about how he was sacked as chief executive of British Airways, then forced to resign as chairman of the company responsible forthe Millennium Dome. Producer Brian Krng. Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Brian Krng.

The series in which Claudia Hammond investigates vitamins. This week she takes a journey inside the body and finds that a worrying number of people are deficient in the B vitamins. But should we be able to buy large doses over the Counter?

Contributors

Presenter:
Claudia Hammond
Producer:
Jane O'Rourke

Martha Kearney is joined by guests for hve!y and topical interviews and conversation presented from a woman's point of view. Drama: DearUtf/e Bumeyby Fanny Burney. adapted by Jennifer Howarth. Part 2. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Martha Kearney
Unknown:
Fanny Burney.
Adapted By:
Jennifer Howarth.

A series of travellers' tales. 3: Two young English students. Ben Lawrie and Karl Rees follow Che Guevera's tyre tracks via a motorcycle journey through South America on an epic journey to raise awareness for leprosy relief. producer Neil Walker

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Lawrie

Robert Laiijie explores the elusive phenomenon that was the composer Albert Keteibey. He specialised in exotic paim court music and his popuiaritywas such that, during the twenties and thirties it was almost impossibte to spend a day without hearing at least one of his compositions. He was once marketed under seven pseudonyms because he was so busy, and in 1929 he was proctaimed "Britain's greatest living composer". producer AndreaK!dd

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Laiijie
Unknown:
Albert Keteibey.

ByAiex Lowe. Paul's 15 minutes of fame arrive when a documentary crew attempts to make a feature about his management of the iocai residents' association. But it soon becomes apparent that the task is becoming too much for our hapless hero.
Director Sa!tyAvens

Contributors

Unknown:
Byaiex Lowe.
Paul:
Alex Lowe
Geoff:
Chris Pavlo
Lily:
Mary Wimbush

Founded in 1788 to aid writers in distress, the Royal Literary Fund is still going strong today. Its archive contains some fascinating stories. Former RLF archivist Nigel Cross and writer Margaret Drabble explore this little-known literary gem. Readers Ioan Meredith, Richenda Carey and Tom George.
(For details see yesterday)

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Cross
Presenter:
Margaret Drabble
Reader:
Ioan Meredith
Reader:
Richenda Carey
Reader:
Tom George
Producer:
Gemma Jenkins

Louise Doughty discusses three favourite paperbacks with guests Christopher Frayi !ng, Rector of the Royai College of Art, and Raz!a )qbai. Wortd Service Arts correspondent. Producer V!v Beeby. Repeated Sunday llpm

Contributors

Unknown:
Louise Doughty
Unknown:
Christopher Frayi

Steve Richards hosts the pane) game about po)itics and politicians, with team captains Roy Hattersiey and Sir Patrick Cormack MP. This week's guests are journalist Ju!iaLangdon and broadcaster James COX. Producer SteveDoherty(R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Richards
Unknown:
Roy Hattersiey
Unknown:
Sir Patrick CormacK
Unknown:
James Cox.

Professor Anthony Ctare takes a personal took at why men are losing out. 2: This week he asks whether men are failing as fathers. Producer Emma Selby Repeated Sunday 5pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Anthony Ctare
Producer:
Emma Selby

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. ProducerChery! Gabne!. PHONE: [number removed] for more information. FACTSHEET: send a iarge saeto [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White

Paul Simons presents a four-part series on the rote played by climate during dramatic periods of ancient and modern history. 1: War. He looks at crucial aspects of the Second World War and their relationship to the unusual climatic conditions of the forties. Producer Sue Broom (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Simons

John Humphrys in conversation with six successful people who have weathered storms in their careers. 1: BobAyiingtaiks about how he was sacked as chief executive of British Airways, then forced to resign as chairman of the company responsible forthe Millennium Dome. Rptd from 9am

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys

Last in a comedy series by Dan Freedman and Nick Romero about the exploits of Lord Zimbabwe, occultist and adventurer.
Lord Zimbabwe faces his greatest challenge yet - a voyage to the moon to rescue an American who has been subjected to a cruel alien snatch. This could only mean one thing...

Contributors

Writer:
Dan Freedman
Writer:
Nick Romero
Producer:
Helen Williams
Lord Zimbabwe:
Nick Romero
Dr Lilac:
Dan Freedman
Marylou:
Sophie Aldred
Theremin:
Peter Donaldson
Aliens:
Owen Oakeshott

The series in which the BBC controller of entertainment, Paul Jackson, chats to comedy writers and performers about their lives and works in a series of interviews. Tonight he talks with Caroline Aherne. (R)

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Jackson
Interviewee:
Caroline Aherne
Producer:
Jo Clegg

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