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7: Clive Anderson considers Lord Justice Auld's s review of the criminal justice system. His eminent guests include Lord Justice Judge and the Chief
Constable of Thames Valley Police, Peter Neyroud. Producer Bruce Hyman Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Unknown:
Peter Neyroud.
Producer:
Bruce Hyman

In the last of the series, poet Roger McGough buys a return ticket on the train from Liverpool to Southport and finds a man with a 12-inch Willing Worker, checks out Vanessa Feltz 's dibber, meets a bestselling children's author, and says adios to his sister. Producers Janet Graves and Clare Jenkins

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger McGough
Unknown:
Vanessa Feltz
Producers:
Janet Graves
Producers:
Clare Jenkins

The Golden Jubilee celebration live from St Paul s Cathedral before the Queen and the royal family, representatives of the Commonwealth, the Lord
Mayor and the Bishop of London. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev DrGeorge Carey, will give the sermon. The service includes a new setting by John Rutter of Psalm 150, cathedral organist John Scott 's setting of wordsfrom Psalm 84 and afeast of royal favourites. Introduced by Nicholas Witchell. Producer Philip Billson

Contributors

Unknown:
St Paul
Unknown:
John Rutter
Organist:
John Scott
Introduced By:
Nicholas Witchell.
Producer:
Philip Billson

Andrew Motion presents a selection of poetry and music, featuring verses by poets laureate over the ages, recorded at the Chapel, Lincoln's Inn in London, to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee. Read by Juliet Stevenson , Samantha Bond and Samuel West. Violinist Alexandra Wood Producer Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Read By:
Juliet Stevenson
Read By:
Samantha Bond
Violinist:
Samuel West.
Violinist:
Alexandra Wood
Producer:
Cherry Cookson

Robert King researches the origin of the National Anthem. Its first known performance was in 1745, in support of the Hanoverian George ll's suppression of the Jacobite Rebellion led by Stuart pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie. But was the anthem in fact written in the 1680s in honour of the Stuarts themselves? Contributors include historian Paul Monod, early music performer/scholar Peter Holman, conductor Leonard Slatkin, Major Roger Swift of the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall, and pupils at Templewood School in Welwyn Garden City who have been writing new verses for the anthem.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert King
Interviewee:
Paul Monod
Interviewee:
Peter Holman
Interviewee:
Leonard Slatkin
Interviewee:
Major Roger Swift
Producer:
Andrew Green

By John Mortimer. A specially commissioned drama to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee. A group of strangers are brought together by the mystery ot television to witness the crowning of the young queen. As the historic event unfolds the shared experience gently pulls people together until secrets are revealed and friendships are forged
Violinist Thomas Kemp Director Pam Fraser Solomon

Contributors

Unknown:
John Mortimer.
Violinist:
Thomas Kemp
Director:
Pam Fraser Solomon
Guy:
Nigel Havers
Annabel:
Patricia Hodge
Jakub:
Andrew Sachs
Tony Laidlaw:
Chris Barrie
Denise:
Letltia Dean
Teresa:
Indira Varma
Jonathan:
Christopher Kelham

The first of four specially commissioned stories from this year's Hay Festival. Today Julia Blackburn , author of Old Man Goya , reads one of her own stories. Producer Sarah Johnson

Contributors

Unknown:
Julia Blackburn
Unknown:
Old Man Goya
Producer:
Sarah Johnson

The first in a six-part comedy series written by and starring Linda Smith, who takes on the mantle of the United Nations as she tries to broker a fragile peace between elderly neighbour Betty and live-in builder Chris. In the strife-torn streets of East London, can bingo and musical theatre ever be reconciled? With Jeremy Hardy, Martin Hyder, Margaret John, Chris Neill and Femi Olufowuju Junior. Producer jonRoiph

Contributors

Unknown:
Linda Smith
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Martin Hyder
Unknown:
Margaret John
Unknown:
Chris Neill
Unknown:
Femi Olufowuju Junior

New Labour promised a new era of open and inclusive local politics. In the wake of last month's local elections, Gerry Northam investigates claims that party manipulation and dirtytricks are still keeping good candidates from office. Producer Jenny Chryss Repeated Sunday 5pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
Jenny Chryss

Day Surgery. The Government sees an increase in day surgery as the key to meeting its pledge to reduce waiting times for patients. Already about half of all operations in the UK are carried out as day cases. Graham Easton visits Kingston Hospital in Surrey to discover what this means for patients and medical Staff. Producer Paula McGrath
E-MAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Easton
Producer:
Paula McGrath

The award-winning team of impressionists don't usually do the royals but perhaps this Jubilee special will be an exception, as they look back on 50 years of British cultural life. Starring Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Mark Perry and Kevin Connelly , Producer Bill Dare Court jesters: page 26

Contributors

Unknown:
Jon Culshaw
Unknown:
Jan Ravens
Unknown:
Mark Perry
Unknown:
Kevin Connelly

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