Programme Index

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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dom Antony Sutch.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Sean Curran
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Dom Antony Sutch.

Regional Variations (2)

Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

BBC Radio 4 FM

In Our Time

China's Warring States period

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg discusses an epoch of astonishing productivity in Chinese history after Confucius and before the Terracotta Army that has great parallels with the golden age of Greek culture. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: The Spiral Staircase

BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. We Sing the Praise of Him Who Died (Bow Brickhill). Hebrews 12, wl-3. Praise to Thee, Lord Jesus (SchCitz). It Is a Thing Most Wonderful (Herongate). With the choir of Blue Coat CE School, Coventry. Director of music
Philip Formstone.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Shipley.
Music:
Philip Formstone.

Transdniester. It has its own president, currency, and national anthem. Transdniester is a tiny Russian-speaking enclave, wedged between Moldova and Ukraine, not recognised by any nation on earth. Yet it has a sinister reputation as a haven for organised crime and arms trafficking. Believe it or not, the Scottish football team may be going there to play this autumn. Lucy Ashjoins the Scottish FA security chief on his visit to this forgotten corner of Europe.
Producer Lode Desmet Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucy Ashjoins

1/4. A series reporting on the influence films have on all aspects of modern life. Francine Stock investigates the appeal of celebrity and the effect the obsession with stars has on the psyche and on culture.

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Producer:
Stephen Hughes

lyola, a refugee from Africa, works in the school kitchens. She has a bleak existence and a terrible past. But at break times she loves to sit on the stairs and listen to Eamonn teaching the children songs.
Written by Louise Doughty. .. _ ..
With the voices of the children of Yerbury School, London N19
Director David Hunter

Contributors

Written By:
Louise Doughty.
Director:
David Hunter
lyola Noma Dumezweni:
Eamonn Andrew Scott

New series
1/10. Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem-solving programme for those irritating questions from everyday life. Producer Eve Streeter
PHONE: [number removed]email: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Stewart Henderson

An appeal on behalf of Action Against Hunger, a charity that aims to save lives by combating hunger and malnutrition around the world. Donations: [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

4/5. Lena. In the third of three interlinked stories Edouard visits the elderly Magdalena, whose belief that she is his only true wife is unshakeable, now that his second wife, Juliette, is dead. Read by David Collins. For details see Monday

Contributors

Read By:
David Collins.

4/5. Chantal was one of many Rwandan women and young girls who were raped and deliberately infected with HIV/Aids. Today, she has a ten-year-old son, who serves as a daily reminder of what happened to her, and she also looks afterthe five orphaned children of her murdered sisters. Fordetails see Monday

Water covers more than two thirds of the world's surface. New research suggests that despite their vast size, the world's oceans will become significantly more acidic as carbon dioxide emissions increase over the next 100 years. Quentin Cooper investigates this theory and looks at the potential effects it will have on climate and marine life. Producer Pamela Rutherford

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Producer:
Pamela Rutherford

4/5. By Daphne du Maurier. The Delaneys pay a visit to Maria's new aristocratic in-laws, Lord and LadyWyndham.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Daphne du Maurier.
Pappy:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Maria:
Flora Montgomery
Niall:
Jonathan Firth
Celia:
Poppy Miller
Freada:
Kelly Hunter
Charles:
Jasper Britton
Lord Wyndham:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Lady Wyndham:
Susan Brown
Operator:
Sarah Eedle
Woman:
Lara Haworth

1/2. The first of two programmes examiningthe role of family liaisons officers, who guide relatives, witnesses and victims through some of the most traumatic and distressing investigations undertaken by police in this Country. Producer Sue Mitchell

Contributors

Producer:
Sue Mitchell

A Tricky Inheritance. Inherited wealth has long been a cornerstone of British society, while high house prices mean much more can now be passed on. Frances Cairncross asks what will happen to inheritance as family relationships change and older people take on more financial commitments. Producer Chris Bowlby Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Frances Cairncross
Producer:
Chris Bowlby

Regional Variations (2)

Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

BBC Radio 4 FM

In Our Time

China's Warring States period

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Melvyn Bragg discusses an epoch of astonishing productivity in Chinese history after Confucius and before the Terracotta Army that has great parallels with the golden age of Greek culture. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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