Programme Index

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With James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
John Humphrys.

To mark the 20th anniversary of his series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. He regards his 1983 interview with actress Sarah Miles as one of his most intriguingly idiosyncratic and wonders whether she still feels misunderstood.

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Clare
Unknown:
Sarah Miles

Regional Variations (2)

Apsley Cherry-Garrard was the youngest member of Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic. His account of that adventure is abridged in five parts by Chris Wallis and read by Robert Glenister. 5: The last days of Scott's expedition to the South Pole. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am.

Contributors

Unknown:
Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Unknown:
Chris Wallis
Read By:
Robert Glenister.

Gerry Anderson visits Cong in County Mayo 50 years after John Ford filmed The Quiet Man there. John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara may be long gone but the locals are still cashing in on the film's romance. Producer Stephen Douds

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Anderson
Unknown:
County Mayo
Unknown:
John Ford
Unknown:
John Wayne
Unknown:
Maureen O'Hara
Producer:
Stephen Douds

A six-part comedy series by Jim Eldridge.
4: Here Comes the Judge. Terry does a local headmistress a favour and gets caught in a clinch, Sandra's mum encourages ex-boyfriend David and Steve's new protege gets them all involved with the police. Will their secret love survive?
Director David Hitchinson. Music Jacqueline Dankworth , Harvey Brough

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Eldridge.
Director:
David Hitchinson.
Music:
Jacqueline Dankworth
Music:
Harvey Brough
Terry:
Karl Howman
Sandra:
Phyllis Logan
Steve:
Ben Crowe
MrsMcKendrick:
Sandra Voe
Mary:
Elaine Claxton
Matthew:
George Allonby
Wally:
Carl Prekopp
Mrs Barnes:
Carolyn Pickles

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Sue Bonner. 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
Producer:
Sue Bonner.

Deborah Cook 's drama is set among the female gladiators who fought in the London Coliseum in AD 150. Greeneyes was once the slave to Claudia, a senator's wife, and theirjourney of lust, deceit, friendship and betrayal will ultimately lead to the death of one of them.
Producer Debby Marsh

Contributors

Unknown:
Deborah Cook
Producer:
Debby Marsh
Greeneyes:
Charlotte Coleman
Claudia:
Victoria Gould
Stagehand:
Keith Drlnkel

Second in asix-part series following the footsteps of people who have made walking a central part of their lives. Clare Balding takes a small section of the spectacular and varied St Cuthbert's Way with Ron Shaw. From Wooler in Northumberland they cross Weetwood Moorto St Cuthbert's Cave where the saint's body is said to have rested when the monks of Lindisfarne fled the Vikings.
Producer Lucy Lunt For a factsheet visit the Radio 4 website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 or call the Radio 4 helpline on [number removed] Repeated Monday 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Ron Shaw.
Producer:
Lucy Lunt

Daphne du Maurier 's novel about a youngwoman haunted by the presence of her husband's first wife is abridged in ten parts by Sally Marmion and read by Emma Fielding. 5: Mrs Danvers shows her new mistress the west wing. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Daphne du Maurier
Unknown:
Sally Marmion
Read By:
Emma Fielding.
Read By:
Mrs Danvers

The pressures, tensions and adrenalin rushes of Formula One motor racing are described by former world champion Jodi Scheckter with John Watson and Derek Warwick. They reveal the thoughts and emotions behind the visor in this high-octane sport, which thrives on the limits of both men and machines. For details see Thursday (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jodi Scheckter
Unknown:
John Watson
Unknown:
Derek Warwick.

Conversation about how current media trends affect our lives, with Jenni Murray and guests.
Producer Dave Harvey. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/themessage

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Dave Harvey.

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Rebecca Front, Jeremy Hardy and Francis Wheen. Producer Lucy Armitage Repeated Saturday 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Francis Wheen.
Producer:
Lucy Armitage

A visit from the vicar.
Written by Nawal Gadalla. Director Rosemary Watts
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Nawal Gadalla.
Director:
Rosemary Watts
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill:
Patricia Greene
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Nigel:
Graham Seed
Tony:
Colin Skip
Pat:
Patricia Gallimore
Helen:
Louiza Patikas
Brian:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer:
Angela Piper
Joe:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
Edward:
Barry Farrimond
Neil:
Brian Hewlett
Susan:
Charlotte Martin
Emma:
Felicity Jones
Mike:
Terry Molloy
Janet:
Moir Leslie
Usha:
Souad Faress
Bert:
Eric Allen
Jolene:
Buffy Davis
Lilian:
Sunny Ormond
Magistrate:
Paul Webster
Prosecuting counsel:
Ian Shaw

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from Pickering in North Yorkshire with a panel including the leader of the House of Commons Robin Cook MP. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson.

Regional Variations (2)

The Friday Play: Ruby on Tuesday

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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

The aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alistair Cooke reflects on how America is coping in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on September 11th.

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Theatre director Joan Littlewood talks to Humphrey Carpenter about her friend and collaborator Brendan Behan , author of The Quare Fellow and The Hostage. Producer Peter Everett

Contributors

Talks:
Joan Littlewood
Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown:
Brendan Behan
Producer:
Peter Everett

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