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To mark the 20th anniversary of his award-winning series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. This week he follows-up his interview with the crime novelist PD James , which took place 16 years ago. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown:
Pd James

Regional Variations (2)

Tony Robinson reads five weekday extracts from Neil Hanson 's new account of the Great Fire of London. 5: As the flames finally subside, a maelstrom of scandal and speculation flare up and a half-witted Frenchman is dragged towards the gallows. Abridged by Lisa Osborne. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Robinson
Unknown:
Neil Hanson
Abridged By:
Lisa Osborne.

Actress Penelope Wilton joins Martha Kearneyto discuss her latest role as the morally corrupt and ambitious Regina in Lillian Hellman 's play Little Foxes at the Donmar Warehouse, London.
Drama: A Monkey with a Box of Paints by Jane Beeson. Part5.
PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Penelope Wilton
Unknown:
Martha Kearneyto
Unknown:
Lillian Hellman
Unknown:
Jane Beeson.

Concluding the comedy drama by Tony Bagley. 6: Cantankerous bachelor Robin Lightfoot suddenly realises he may have been personally responsible forthe two universes colliding. He returns to 1955, the year of his birth, to work the riddle out. But once he knows the answer, will he try to save the world or is he just too grumpy to try?
Producer Claire Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Bagley.
Unknown:
Robin Lightfoot
Producer:
Claire Jones
Robin:
Hugh Bonneville
Lesley:
Josie Lawrence
Dirk:
Stephen Frost
Maxine:
Ann Gosling
Ned:
Sam Bradley
Muriel:
Janet Ellis
Archie:
Kim Wall
Himself:
Arthur Smith

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Penny Vine. Repeated on Sunday
Letters: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Telephone: [number removed]. E-mail:feedback@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

By Neil Brand. In 1942, New York physicist
Lisa Reubens is transferred to work on a highly secret project entitled Manhattan. Her particular skill is in using the metaphors of art and music to explain the complexities of nuclear fission, but not even she has imagined the true application of the work in which she is involved.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Brand.
Unknown:
Lisa Reubens
Director:
Eoin O'Callaghan
Lisa:
Kristin Marks
Henry:
Nathan Osgood
Lesli:
Ed Bishop
Paul:
Eric Loren
Leo:
Gerard Murphy
Professor:
Compton Garrick Hagon

6: Islands Apart. For people on the islands of Mull and lona the isolation tourists find so attractive can also cause economic and social difficulties. Sandra Sykes discovers how businessmen, farmers and fishermen are working togetherto make their traditional industries more beneficial to the year-round economy and create innovative businesses to enable them to remain in the islands.
Producer Jan Castle. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
E-MAIL: changing. places@bbc.co.uk. WRITE TO: Changing Places, BBC Natural History Unit, Broadcasting House, Bristol, BS8 2LR Repeated Monday 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandra Sykes
Producer:
Jan Castle.

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton and Paul Daniels. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick of the News Quiz is available from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Unknown:
Paul Daniels.
Producer:
Lucy Armitage.
Unknown:
Simon Hoggart

Clarrie learns the truth.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Peter Leslie Wild
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Mary Cutler.
Director:
Peter Leslie
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill:
Patricia Greene
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Shula:
Judy Bennett
Tom:
Tom Graham
George:
Graham Roberts
Jack:
Arnold Peters
Peggy:
June Spencer
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
William/Edward:
Philip Molloy
Neil:
Brian Hewlett
Susan:
Charlotte Martin
Emma:
Felicity Jones
Betty:
Pamela Craig
Usha:
Souad Faress
Greg:
Marc Finn
Kirsty:
Annabelle Dowler
Clerk:
Jo Rafferty
Magistrate:
Paul Webster

Afive part series by Jane Beeson looking at the female impressionist painter Berthe Morisot through her correspondence with her mother and sister.
5: The first impressionist exhibition finally opens, and Berthe has to face the wrath of the reactionary critics. But her sister Edma offers a glimmer of light. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Beeson
Unknown:
Berthe Morisot

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from St Matthew's Church, Perry Beeches in Birmingham. The panel includes Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesman Simon Hughes MP and Saatchi and Saatchi chief executive Tamara Ingrams. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Perry Beeches
Unknown:
Simon Hughes
Unknown:
Tamara Ingrams.
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson.

Regional Variations (2)

The Friday Play: All of Me Tempting

BBC Radio 4 FM

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Civil Rights and Censorship

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alistair Cooke compares the uses and abuses of civil rights and censorship by UK and US governments during wartime.

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Opera and theatre director Jonathan Miller discusses the Canadian writer on media Marshall McLuhan with the director oftheMcLuhan Institute at Maastricht
University, Kim Henry Veltman. Producer David Perry

Contributors

Director:
Jonathan Miller
Unknown:
Marshall McLuhan
Unknown:
Kim Henry Veltman.
Producer:
David Perry

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