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With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Satish Kumar.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
john humphrys
Unknown:
edward stourton.
Unknown:
satish kumar.

John Peel takes a look at the foibles of family life. Producer Abiola Awojobi Shortened at llpm PHONE: [number removed] Email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
john peel
Producer:
abiola awojobi

I Why are we so obsessed with cryptic crosswords?
What do they tell us about ourselves? Sandy Balfour presents an affectionate and wry exploration of a very British passion. Featuring music by Barnngton Pheloung. Producer Amanda Hargreaves

Contributors

Unknown:
sandy balfour
Music By:
barnngton pheloung.
Producer:
amanda hargreaves

Paul Lewis with impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Clare Vincent Repeated tomorrow 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
paul lewis
Producer:
clare vincent

Last in the impressions series from Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Kevin Connolly and Mark Perry. Repeated from Friday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Six series of Dead Ringers are available on CD and audio cassette at good retail outlets orwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
jon culshaw
Unknown:
jan ravens
Unknown:
kevin connolly
Unknown:
mark perry.

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from the Cambridge Union with a panel including Secretary of State for Transport Alistair Darling, the European
Union's External Affairs Commissioner Chris Patten , columnist Peter Hitchens , and Kishwer Falkner , chairof policy forthe Liberal Democrats in London and a specialist in international relations. Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown:
jonathan dimbleby
Unknown:
chris patten
Unknown:
peter hitchens
Unknown:
kishwer falkner

Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions. PHONE: [number removed] or email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk Producer Victoria Wakely

Contributors

Unknown:
jonathan dimblebytakes
Producer:
victoria wakely

A modern crime thriller based on Ian Rankin's novel, featuring Inspector John Rebus. Dramatised in two parts by Bert Coules.
When a wealthy banker's daughter goes missing from Edinburgh University the investigation turns into a murder hunt when her body is discovered on Arthur's Seat. A series of carved wooden dolls inside miniature coffins and a game of cat-and-mouse on the internet offer vital clues to the killer.
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Ian Rankin's "The Falls" is available on CD and audio cassette at good retail outlets or [web address removed] Call [number removed]

Contributors

Author:
Ian Rankin
Dramatised by:
Bert Coules
Director:
Bruce Young
DI Rebus:
Ron Donachie
Narrator:
Paul Young
DC Clarke:
Gayanne Potter
Jean:
Gerda Stevenson
DCS Tempter:
Sarah Collier
Prof Devlin:
John Shedden
David:
Patrick Moy
DC Hood:
Chris Young
John:
Finlay Welsh
Farmer Watson:
Alec Heggie
Claire:
Frances Thorburn

Journalist Gerry Northam explores the history behind the cinematic versions of our past.
2: JFK. Oliver Stone 's mix of archive material, drama and reconstructions conspires to rubbish the lone gunman theory, preferring to blame almost everyone. So is it good film-making but bad history? Experts and eye witnesses of the Kennedy assassination tell the story of the most infamous six seconds in American political history. Producer John Byrne

Contributors

Unknown:
gerry northam
Unknown:
oliver stone
Producer:
john byrne

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
Series editor/producer Jill Burridge Producer Anne Peacock EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
martha kearney.
Producer:
jill burridge
Producer:
anne peacock

The common misconception that DW Griffith and Eisenstein were the inventors of everything from the close-up and the edit is corrected by Joe Cornish who claims those honours go to a chemist and a hypnonist who came from Hove, Eeast Sussex. Also, Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock talk about their new film TWO Weeks Notice. Producer Stephen Hughes

Contributors

Unknown:
dw griffith
Unknown:
joe cornish
Unknown:
hugh grant
Unknown:
sandra bullock
Producer:
stephen hughes

Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their verdict on English National Opera's staging of Berlioz's
Trojans, as well as a new stage version of Salman Rushdie 's Booker Prize-winning novel Midnight's
Children by the RSC at the Barbican, and the latest Steven Spielberg film, Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio. Producer MohiniPatel

Contributors

Unknown:
tom sutcliffe
Unknown:
salman rushdie
Unknown:
steven spielberg
Unknown:
leonardo dicaprio.

Composer Carl Davis delves into the archives held at the Henry Mancini Institute in Los Angeles to find the untold stories and unearth memories of the man who wrote Moon River and the Pink Panther theme. Interviews with Blake Edwards and Elmer Bernstein as well as letters from his relatives and colleagues reveal more about the man who wrote some of the most memorable theme tunes of the 20th century.

The man who brought American music to American films: page 115

Contributors

Presenter:
Carl Davis
Interviewee:
Blake Edwards
Interviewee:
Elmer Bernstein
Producer:
Fiona Croall

Continuing C.P. Snow's epic about the English Establishment.
Dramatised in five parts by Jonathan Holloway.
Narrated by David Haig.

Lewis gets caught up in a scandal that engulfs the family of his friend, Charles March.
(Repeated from Sunday 3pm)

Contributors

Author:
C.P. Snow
Dramatised by:
Jonathan Holloway.
Narrator:
David Haig
Director:
Sally Avens
Director:
Jeremy Howe
Lewis:
Adam Godley
Roy:
Adam Levy
Porson:
Michael Culkin
Winslow:
Clive Merrison
Brown:
Philip Franks
Ann:
Emma Woolliams
Charles:
Jamie Glover
Leonard:
John Standing
Sir Philip:
David Horovitch
Francis:
Andy Taylor
Sheila:
Anastasia Hille

Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Ian Hargreaves , Michael Gove , Steven Rose and Melanie Phillips cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views. Repeated from Wed

Contributors

Unknown:
michael buerk
Unknown:
ian hargreaves
Unknown:
michael gove
Unknown:
steven rose
Unknown:
melanie phillips

Roger McGough introduces the actor, writer and director Ken Campbell , who performs The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll. Repeatedfrom Sunday

Contributors

Introduces:
roger mcGough
Director:
ken campbell
Unknown:
lewis carroll.

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