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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
John Bell.

Regional Variations (2)

5/5. Winston Churchill and King George VI want to be present at the Normandy landings; their writings reveal their desire to be part of the action and the depth of their disappointment when their requests were turned down. Churchill is read by Robert Hardy; George VI by Andrew Hilton and Admiral Ramsay by Cornelius Garret. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
Winston Churchill
Read By:
Robert Hardy
Unknown:
Andrew Hilton
Unknown:
Cornelius Garret.

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 D-Day minus 2: Drop Zone The Woman's Hour drama by Hilary Fannin , from a story by Mike Walker. Series editor Jill Burridge For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Martha Kearney.
Unknown:
Hilary Fannin
Story By:
Mike Walker.
Editor:
Jill Burridge

England v New Zealand
Coverage of the second day's play in the Second Test at Headingley. At 1.30pm News and Talking Point, and at
3.40 Cricket Scene.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Baxter

New series 1/6. Paradise Gardens. Sir Roy Strong explores the idea that gardens can be a small corner of Paradise on Earth, and looks at the real and fabled gardens Of antiquity. Producers Gabi Fisher and Sara Conkey

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Roy Strong
Producers:
Gabi Fisher
Producers:
Sara Conkey

4/6. If Isaac Newton had been a middle-aged woman he would have discovered gravity much sooner. But would he have joined a gym? Fat is a feminist issue and everybody else's when Pamela takes action. Starring Mervyn Stutter , John Challis , Lill Roughley , Tracy-Ann Oberman , Chris Ettridge , Gyuri Sarossi and Geoffrey McGivern. Written by Mervyn Stutter , Producer Simon Nichoiis

Contributors

Unknown:
Isaac Newton
Unknown:
Mervyn Stutter
Unknown:
John Challis
Unknown:
Lill Roughley
Unknown:
Tracy-Ann OBErman
Unknown:
Chris Ettridge
Unknown:
Gyuri Sarossi
Unknown:
Geoffrey McGivern.
Written By:
Mervyn Stutter
Producer:
Simon Nichoiis

Presented by Diana Madill and Peter White. Series editor Andrew Smith PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
Diana Madill
Presented By:
Peter White.
Editor:
Andrew Smith

Roger Bolton with listeners' 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

In his lonely room on the 16th floor, a man thinks he s finally on the brink of realising his long-held ambition - to be appointed chair of comedy at a major Irish university. But is he reallyjust on the brink of going mad? Either way, the vice-chancellor isn't returning his calls. A one-man play (with lots of inner voices) performed and Written by Ian MacpherSOn. Director David Jackson Young

Contributors

Written By:
Ian MacPherson.
Director:
David Jackson Young

Your chance to put your points about the European Elections directly to a leading politician. Presented by NickCiarke. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.15pm Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

Contributors

Unknown:
Poducer Martin Rosenbaum

4/4. New stories from this year's Hay Festival programme for children. Not Such a Bad Thing. Written and read by Catherine Fisher. Jack has won first prize in a short-story competition, but he has a good reason fordreadingthe award ceremony. For details see Tuesday

Contributors

Read By:
Catherine Fisher.

Should citizens have a legal obligation to intervene to try and prevent crimes they witness? Many European countries already have so-called Good Samaritan laws. Would similar legislation work in England and Wales? Introduced by Clive Coleman. Producer Jim Frank

Contributors

Introduced By:
Clive Coleman.
Producer:
Jim Frank

8/8. Simon Hoggart presents the comedy panel game, with Alan Coren , Linda Smith , Jeremy Hardy and Armando lannucci , from King's Theatre, Southsea. Producer Simon Nichoiis 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 orfrom www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Linda Smith
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Armando Lannucci
Producer:
Simon Nichoiis

Kathy gets confrontational.
Written by Caroline Harrington Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Caroline Harrington
Director:
Julie Beckett
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn
Alistair:
Michael Lumsden
David:
Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Nigel:
Graham Seed
Elizabeth:
Alison Dowllng
Pat:
Patricia Gallimore
Helen:
Louiza Patikas
Brian:
Charles Collingwood
Adam:
Andrew Wlncott
jack:
Arnold Peters
Peggy:
June Spencer
Sid:
Alan Devereux
Jolene:
Buffy Davis
Kathy:
Hedll Nimaus
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
William:
Philip Molloy
Edward:
Barry Farrimond
Neil:
Bdan Hewlett
Susan:
Charlotte Martin
Emma:
Felicity Jones
Christopher:
Will Sanderson-Thwatte
Mike:
Terry Molloy
Roy:
Ian Pepperell
Usha:
Souad Faress
Ian:
Stephen Kennedy
Sam:
Robin Pirongs

Written by Hilary Fannin , from a story by Mike Walker. On 4 June 1944 in France, Father Pierre receives an urgent message to call on Mme des Rochers at her chateau. Life under German occupation has changed the lives of the locals in unexpected wavs.
DirectorTanya Nash
Forfurther details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Written By:
Hilary Fannin
Story By:
Mike Walker.
Unknown:
Directortanya Nash
Narrator:
Juliet Stevenson
Father Pierre:
Bill Wallis
Louise:
Claudia Harrison
Mme des Rochers:
Avril Elgar

As the world remembers D-Day, Jonathan Dimbleby chairs an international edition of the programme from Caen, Normandy. The panel includes historian Andrew Roberts , Dominique Moisi of the Institut Francais des Relations Internationales and the American lawyer and former chair of Republicans Abroad, Colleen Graffy. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Andrew Roberts
Unknown:
Dominique Moisi
Unknown:
Colleen Graffy.
Producer:
Anne Peacock

Charlie Wilson is desperate. At the age of 44 he yearns for a complete change of lifestyle. And then - when he is mistakenly identified as the victim of a tragic traffic accident - he finds he can have it. By Ken Blakeson.
Other parts played by members of the cast

Contributors

Writer:
Ken Blakeson
Director:
Gordon House
Charlie:
Philip Jackson
Polly:
Janice McKenzie
Julie:
Noreen Kershaw
Mary:
Ann Rye
Tracy/Ros/WPC:
Fiona Clarke
Pete/Driver:
Declan Wilson
Jeff/MC:
Jonathan Keeble
Driver 2/Vicar:
Keith Ladd

10/10. President of the Royal Society Lord May champions Joseph Banks, the naturalist and botanist who sailed with Captain Cook. Historian Patricia Fara explains what Banks contributed to science and Humphrey Carpenter referees. Producer John Byrne

Contributors

Unknown:
Patricia Fara
Unknown:
Humphrey Carpenter
Producer:
John Byrne

Simon Cox reports from America's Annual Spelling Bee, where children tutored by determined parents spell out difficult words to win$12,000 and be crowned America's best speller live on television. Producer Richard Vadon

Contributors

Producer:
Richard Vadon

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