Programme Index

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With the Rev David Kerr.
.45 Letter from America - a Celebration
Another chance to hear one of Alistair Cooke 's vintage broadcasts. Repeated from yesterday Repeated on Sunday at 8.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
David Kerr.
Unknown:
Alistair Cooke
on BBC Radio 4 FM

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.
Unknown:
Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Bella Bannerman Shortened PHONE: [number removed] email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
John Peel
Producer:
Bella Bannerman

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Kingsley Amis's novel Lucky Jim ,
Laurie Taylor marks the (long overdue) retirement of its central character, Jim Dixon , with the help of his guests, including Germaine Greer , Melvyn Bragg and Norman Stone. Producer David Stenhouse

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucky Jim
Unknown:
Laurie Taylor
Unknown:
Jim Dixon
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Melvyn Bragg
Unknown:
Norman Stone.
Producer:
David Stenhouse

England v New Zealand
Coverage of the third day's play in the Second Test at Headingley, with commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Simon Mann , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle , and expert comments from Mike Gatting ,
Mike Selvey and Jeremy Coney. And at 1.30 News and A View from the Boundary.
ProducerPeterBaxter*Approximatetime

Contributors

Commentary By:
Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By:
Simon Mann
Commentary By:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentary By:
Bryan Waddle
Unknown:
Mike Gatting
Unknown:
Mike Selvey
Unknown:
Jeremy Coney.

Paul Lewis presents impartial advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Lewis
Producer:
Jennifer Clarke

8/8. The "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio" presented by Simon Hoggart , with Alan Coren , Linda Smith , Jeremy Hardy and Armando lannucci , from King's Theatre, Southsea. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Presented By:
Simon Hoggart
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Linda Smith
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Armando Lannucci

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. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Andrew Roberts
Unknown:
Dominique Moisi
Unknown:
Colleen Graffy.

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions? PHONE: [number removed] Lines open at 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk Producer Peter Griffiths

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Peter Griffiths

Regional Variations (2)

From Dunkirk to D-Day

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. After retreat at Dunkirk, Britain struggled to build its alliance against Hitler. Charles Wheeler recalls the epic of strategic success that made victory possible. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Saturday Play: The Biggest Secret

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Drama

Mike Walker - The Biggest Secret

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. On June 5 1944, Captain Rob Collins begins a journey through England that will change his life. Stars Juliet Stevenson and Benedict Cumberbatch. Show more

Contributors

Cpl Cunningham:
Claudia Harrison
Jack Harris:
Danny Webb
Gloria Harris:
Kaye Wragge
Ray Harris:
Joseph Tremain
Gen Eisenhower:
Colin Stinton
Flt Lt Paul Parker:
Bertie Carvel
Lancaster Skipper:
Jamie Glover
Lancaster Crew:
Carl Prekopp
Lancaster Crew:
Simon Nehan
Warder:
John Rowe
Sea Captain:
David Leonard
1st Lieutenant RN:
Andrew Mackintosh
Nursing Sister:
Joanna McCallum
Director:
Jeremy Howe

Regional Variations (2)

Back Row

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Film Programme

Back Row: D-Day Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Jim White probes the boom in cinema-going between 1939-45 sparking a major social phenomenon and force for change. From June 2004. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

The Long Wait

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Drama

Sarah Daniels - The Long Wait

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Normandy, June 5 1944 - while ordinary life goes on, the resistance are preparing. Stars Juliet Stevenson and Jamie Glover. Show more

Contributors

Nicole Dulon:
Felicite Du Jeu
Private Karl Ehlers:
Kenneth Collard
Father Pierre:
Bill Wallis
Louise Cunningham:
Claudia Harrison
Mitzi Lippke:
Raquel Cassidy
Madeleine:
Raquel Cassidy
Marie Dulon:
Abbie Nichols
Yves Dulon:
Charlie Hicks
Flt Lt Paul Parker:
Bertie Carvel
Major Gorlitz:
Paul Humpoletz
Etienne:
Damian Lynch
Wolfgang:
Damian Lynch
Lancaster Skipper:
Jamie Glover
Director:
Toby Swift

Regional Variations (2)

Crossing the Dark Sea

BBC Radio 4 FM

Saturday Drama

Crossing the Dark Sea

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. A British soldier waits for dawn and the start of the D-Day landings. Stars Christopher Eccleston and Katherine Jenkins. From June 2004. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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