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Colin Baker appeals on behalf of the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths.
DONATIONS: FSID. [address removed] Credit-card donations: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated 9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Baker
Producer:
Sally Flatman

From the Chapel of Eton College on Advent Sunday. Led by the Rev Charles Mitchell-Innes . Director of music Ralph Allwood. Organist Alastair Sampson. Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Mitchell-Innes
Organist:
Ralph Allwood.
Organist:
Alastair Sampson.
Producer:
Claire Campbell Smith

From the Festival Theatre, Malvern, with Andy Hamilton , Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer , Humphrey Lyttelton , and Colin Sell at the piano. Repeated from Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Colin Sell

Continuing the six-partdrama documentary series that explores the life of the British soldier over the centuries. 3: The Surgeon's Mate. By Mike Dorrell. Ian Taggart (John Mackay ) tends a dying soldier in Philadelphia, 1777. With historical background to the American War of Independence by Toby McLeod and Madge Dresser. ProducerSaraDavies

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Dorrell.
Unknown:
Ian Taggart
Unknown:
John MacKay
Unknown:
Toby McLeod
Unknown:
Madge Dresser.

Gerald Durrell 's classic story of his boyhood among his eccentric upper-class English family, whose antics persist in disrupting his natural history escapades on 1930s Corfu. Dramatised in two parts by Janys
Chambers. 1: Meet the Family... Plus a Few Animals.
Director Polly Thomas
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available as a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation on audio cassette at good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Durrell
Director:
Polly Thomas
Gerry:
Adam Usden
Adult Gerry:
Will Tacey
Mother:
Celia Imrie
Larry:
Toby Jones
Margo:
Anna Klrke
Leslie:
Paul Hunter
Spiro:
Andreas Markos
Dr Androuchelli:
Graeme Hawley
Dr Stephanides:
Graeme Hawley
Lugaretzia:
Katia David

3: The Farmer's Bride. Charlotte Mew's haunting tale of unrequited rural longing was first published in 1912 but still has powerful echoes 90 years later, as Peggy Reynolds discovers when she explores its background, effect and lasting appeal.
Producer Sara Davies Repeated Saturday at 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Peggy Reynolds
Producer:
Sara Davies

The first of a three-part series in which writers who have published memoirs compose and read a letter to themselves when young. This week Diana Athill looks back six decades and writes to herself aged 23, when she was trying to come to terms with the desertion of her lover, Paul.
Producer Erin Riley Repeated Saturday 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Diana Athill
Producer:
Erin Riley

Barney spends a day with a mountain rescue team and picks up a few survival tips. We've the last, thrilling episode of our story Dial a Ghost by Eva
Ibbotson, and we'll hearfrom some French authors at the Youth Festival at the Institut Fran├žais in London. Producer Jane Chambers E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk

1993-4: The Death of John Smith, Maastricht, and the Balkans. Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb boxed sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Christopher Lee.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Russell Davies looks back at the early careers of our most popular performers before they were famous. 4: Eamonn Andrews. The readers are Jon Glover and Sally Grace. Producer Richard Edis

Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Eamonn Andrews.
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Unknown:
Sally Grace.
Producer:
Richard Edis

The UndeadlySin. Recent corporate scandals have been fuelling more public alarm than ever about business ethics. But does greed as an economic motivating force deserve to be universally condemned, and where should we draw the line?
Diane Coyle asks whether we could manage without some forms of avarice in a truly enterprising and risk-taking society. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Diane Coyle

Andrew Rawnsley takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at:
10.45 In the Think-tanks Dennis Sewell visits the leading think-tanks in London and Washington to find out what makes the policy experts, or "wonks", tick. Editor John Evans In the ThinkJanks: ProducerZillah Watson
Repeated Wednesday8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown:
Dennis Sewell
Editor:
John Evans

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