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2/4. Puffin island. Brett Westwood visits Lundy Island, off the north Devon coast, to investigate the growing puffin population there. Producer Sheena Duncan

Contributors

Unknown:
Brett Westwood
Producer:
Sheena Duncan

Paul Daniels appeals on behalf of the Dystonia Society. Donations: Dystonia Society, [address removed]Credit cards: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Producer:
Sally Flatman

Sixty Years On. Choirs from Portsmouth and Caen gather in the Abbaye aux Hommes in Caen Normandy, to mark the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Led by the Very Rev David Brindley. Preacherthe Rt Rev
Dr Kenneth Stephenson. Directors of music Andrew Atkins ,
Olivier Opdebeeck and David Price. Producer PniiipBiiison

Contributors

Unknown:
David Brindley.
Unknown:
Dr Kenneth Stephenson.
Music:
Andrew Atkins
Music:
Olivier Opdebeeck
Music:
David Price.

More than 2,000 Normandy veterans gather in the Commonwealth WarGraves Cemetery, Bayeux to honour their fallen comrades in the presence of He
Majesty the Queen and President Chirac. The service is led by the Chaplain General, the Rev David Wilkes , and the Normandy Veterans' Association national chaplain, the Rev Kenneth Ward. With commentator Nicholas Witchell. Producer Stephen Shipley

Contributors

Unknown:
David Wilkes
Unknown:
Kenneth Ward.
Commentator:
Nicholas Witchell.
Producer:
Stephen Shipley

1/6. Tony Hawks joins regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Humphrey Lyttelton in the famous "antidote to panel games". Rptd from Monday BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Eight series and several collections of I'mSorry I Haven't a Clue are available on audio cassette and CD from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton

Sheila Dillon looks at Dares Salaam in Tanzania, where 20 per cent of the city is given over to agriculture. Producer Sarah Tempest Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm Alan Titchmarsh and Sheila Dillon 's views: page 36

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown:
Sheila Dillon

Anne Swithinbank , Matthew Biggs and Bob Flowerdew answer questions in Nottinghamshire. With Gardening Weather Forecast. Eric Robson is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners' Question Time, featuring regularteam members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Swithinbank
Unknown:
Matthew Biggs
Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Eric Robson
Producer:
Trevor Taylor

Pamela's virtue proves her downfall when the frustrated Squire has her abducted to the country, guarded by the bibulous and unnatural Mrs Jewkes. Can honesty conquer privilege? Rollicking romantic comedy, dramatised by Judith French from the novel by Samuel Richardson.

Contributors

Author:
Samuel Richardson.
Dramatised by:
Judith French
Harpsichordist:
Alastair Ross
Director:
Jonquil Panting
Pamela:
Sheridan Smith
Squire B:
Tim McLnnerny
Mrs Jewkes:
Elizabeth Spriggs
Lady B:
Avril Elgar
Mr Williams:
Ewan Bailey
Lady Davers:
Uza Sadovy
Goodman:
John Rowe
John the coachman:
Jon Glover
Nan:
Alice Hart

To mark the 60th anniversary of D-Day, Roger McGough introduces requests for poems that reflect life away from the battlefields, including verse by young women poets whose work sheds light on the realities of life on the home front. The readers are Pat Hughes , David Collins and Bonnie Hurren. Producer Mark Smalley Rptd Sat 11.30pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Roger McGough
Unknown:
Pat Hughes
Unknown:
David Collins
Unknown:
Bonnie Hurren.
Producer:
Mark Smalley Rptd

3/3. Bouncing in New Orleans. Asawhitemaninhis late 50s, Cohn is astonished to find himself in a new role, producing hip-hop records with the rappers of the Big Easy. Producer Owen McFadden Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm

Contributors

Producer:
Owen McFadden

Tim Brooke-Taylor presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Producer:
Kate Murphy

Barney Harwood hosts the children's magazine programme. Author Giles Andreae (creator of Purple
Ronnie) talks about his new book Luke Lancelot and the Golden Shield, and Dylan Williams reads the sixth part of The Snow Spider by Jenny Nimmo. Producer Jane Chambers

Contributors

Unknown:
Barney Harwood
Unknown:
Giles Andreae
Unknown:
Luke Lancelot
Unknown:
Dylan Williams
Unknown:
Jenny Nimmo.

1/5. Black and White. The paralysed patient in Ward 3 is Dr Elizabeth Stanton. She has only the use of her eyes, but she is determined to end a life, if she can convince the young medical student at her bedside to assist her.
By Manda Scott. Read by Frances Grey. Producer Lu Kemp

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Elizabeth Stanton.
Unknown:
Manda Scott.
Read By:
Frances Grey.
Producer:
Lu Kemp

Roger Bolton with listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy.
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT
Phone: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

1/2. Mark Radcliffe explores the chequered history of talent shows. Hughie Green 's Opportunity Knocks was the granddaddy of all talent contests. Radcliffe relates its early history. Producer Libby Cross

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Radcliffe
Unknown:
Hughie Green
Producer:
Libby Cross

Building Sight. 1/2. As China's economy grows, so do the skylines of many of its cities. Peter Days asks: will the construction boom end in bust? Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Days

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Phrases Make History Here
1/2. Delving into the treasure trove of political slogans from Northern Ireland, Malachi O'Doherty offers a personal assessment of how some phrases have come to define an entire political movement.
Editor Terry Dignan Phrases Make History Here repeated on Wed 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown:
Malachi O'Doherty
Editor:
Terry Dignan

Percussionist Evelyn Glennie meets young musicians to find out whether the secret of musical talent lies in nature or nurture. Producer Marya Burgess

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Glennie
Producer:
Marya Burgess

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