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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Sean Curran.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
David Wilby
Unknown:
Sean Curran.
Unknown:
John Bell.

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 After Happy Ever By Lynn Ferguson. 5/5. The Woman's Hour drama. Series editor Jill Burridge For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Martha Kearney.
Unknown:
Lynn Ferguson.
Editor:
Jill Burridge

1/2. Thirty years ago in California, a new course emerged in which charismatic motivators urged participants to get rid of the "rackets" in their heads. Now, these forum meetings continue in Britain, though their methods have been refined. Jenni Mills goes to California to find the truth behind the headlines about the Human potential Movement. The concluding part is broadcast next week atthe same time. producer Miles Warde

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Mills
Producer:
Miles Warde

2/6. There have been burglars at the CyberPass bistro. Merv stays up alone to confront them. Written by and starring Mervin Stutter. With John Challis , Lill Roughley , Chris Ettridge , Gyuri Sarossi and Geoffrey McGivern. Producer Simon Nicholls

Contributors

Unknown:
Mervin Stutter.
Unknown:
John Challis
Unknown:
Lill Roughley
Unknown:
Chris Ettridge
Unknown:
Gyuri Sarossi
Unknown:
Geoffrey McGivern.
Producer:
Simon Nicholls

Roger Bolton with Oners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Sue Bonner Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback,PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

A radio version of the William Wordsworth poem, with new dramatised scenes by Nell Leyshon. StamngTom Courtenay as the Narrator. Michael is the first poem in which Wordsworth poeticised the language of ordinary men, and tells the story of Cumbrian sheepfarmer Michael and his only son, Luke, who is forced to leave the family farm in search of financial help. rd the family farm in searcn of finacial help. Music Gary Yershon Director Susan Roberts

Contributors

Unknown:
William Wordsworth
Unknown:
Stamngtom Courtenay
Music:
Gary Yershon
Director:
Susan Roberts
Narrator:
Tom Courtenay
Young Luke:
Dean Petre
Old Luke:
Billy Walker
Michael:
Tom Coulthard
Isabel:
Jackie Fielding

2/5. Friends and Family- the Lizard, Cornwall. More than 30 years ago a group of poorly equipped men set out on the Cleveland Way. Since then they have been joined by theirfamilies and friends to walk most of the long-distance paths of the British Isles. Clare Balding joins them on part of the South West Coastal path. Producer Sally Wright

Contributors

Producer:
Sally Wright

8/8. The results of the competition for words for things we don't have words for are finally announced, thereby releasing a crop of new words into the language. Presented by Michael Rosen. producer Paul Dodgson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Michael Rosen.
Producer:
Paul Dodgson

6/8. Simon Hoggart presents "the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio" with the help of Alan Coren Andy Hamilton , Linda Smith and Francis Wheen.
Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of episodes, including a celebration of the first 25 years of The News Quiz, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from ww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Unknown:
Linda Smith
Unknown:
Francis Wheen.
Producer:
Simon Nicholls

Farmers' market frustration. nZ Norman Painting Alice Hollle Chapman Farmers' market frustration
Written by Mary Cutler Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Alice Hollle Chapman
Written By:
Mary Cutler
Director:
Julie Beckett
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn
Phil:
Norman Painting
Jill:
Patricia Greene
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Tony:
Colin Skipp
Pat:
Patricia Gallimore
Helen:
Louiza Patikas
Tom:
Tom Graham
Brian:
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer:
Angela Piper
Adam:
Andrew Wincott
Alice:
Hollle Chapman
George:
Graham Roberts
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
William:
Philip Molloy
Edward:
Barry Farrimond
Lynda:
Carole Boyd
Kirsty:
Annabelle Dowler
Alan:
John Telfer
Sonja:
Fern Bradburn

5/5. Cinderella goes for an orthopaedic shoe fitting. Starring Janet Brown as Cinderella. Written by Lynn Ferguson. Director Jessica Dromgoole
Forfurther details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Janet Brown
Written By:
Lynn Ferguson.
Director:
Jessica Dromgoole

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at the Brackla Tabernacle, Bridgend. Panellists include Paul Murphy , secretary of state for Northern Ireland; Tim Yeo , shadow secretary of state for health and education;
Paul Burstow , the Liberal Democrat health spokesman; and Baroness Finlay, a pioneer in the field of palliative care. Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow at 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Paul Murphy
Unknown:
Tim Yeo
Unknown:
Paul Burstow
Producer:
Victoria Wakely

A biting comedy about writing, the media and the dream of catching the Zeitgeist, written by Iain Heggie.

Unsuccessful novelist Hugh Crombie inadvertently offers an idea to aspiring writer Dekky Duff. A year passes and Dekky is hailed as the sensational new Scottish writer. Hugh is enraged and sets out to convince the world that he is the true Zeitgeist Man.

Contributors

Writer:
Iain Heggie
Director:
Gaynor MacFarlane
Marianne:
Cora Bissett
Natalie:
Cora Bissett
Dekky:
Liam Brennan
Kate:
Jo James
Hugh:
Forbes Masson
Bunty:
Eileen McCallum
Alicia:
Gayanne Potter
Gregor:
Chris Young
Ralph:
Chris Young

8/10 Theatre director Richard Eyre nominates Russian writer Anton Chekhov as a "great life". Rosalind Bartlett , Chekhov's latest biographer, helps to explain how he became "the nearest rival to Shakespeare". Producer Peter Everett

Contributors

Director:
Richard Eyre
Unknown:
Anton Chekhov
Unknown:
Rosalind Bartlett
Producer:
Peter Everett

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