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When her arch-rival at the Garden Festival is found hanging from her conservatory roof, Agatha is determined to dig deep and root out the wrongdoer.
Dramatised by David Semple from the novel by MC Beaton.

Contributors

Writer:
MC Beaton
Dramatist:
David Semple
Producer/Director:
Carol Smith
Agatha:
Penelope Keith
James:
Malcolm Sinclair
Roy:
David Holt
Bernard:
Paul Brooke
Mrs Bloxby:
Liza Sadovy
DC Wong:
Ben Crowe

Acomedyof relationships from RobertShearman. In a somewhat surprising setting Mary and David Warburton happily married for a longtime, meet again after a three-year gap. But what will Fiona say? Richard Briers Director Martin Jarvis Producer Rosalind Ayres

Contributors

Unknown:
David Warburton
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Director:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
Rosalind Ayres
Mary:
Pauline Collins
Angela:
Janie Dee
David:
Richard Briers
Fiona:
Jane Goddard

1/5 A week of Irish stories to commemorate the centenary of Bloomsday on 16 June. Martha's Streets. How James Joyce Ulysses influenced one woman's life. Written by Dermot Bolger and read by Doreen Keogh. producer oonagh McMuiian See also Twenty Minutes on Wednesday at 8.20pm on Radio 3

Contributors

Unknown:
James Joyce Ulysses
Written By:
Dermot Bolger
Read By:
Doreen Keogh.

1/5 Historian Justin Champion explores Stuart society an era of flourishing court culture but also intense religious debate and radical politics. On the site of London's very first coffee house, Champion charts the rise in popularity of this drinking establishment, which was introduced in 1652 by Pasqua Rosee, a Greek servant.
Adam Hart-Davis salutes the Stuarts: page 29

Contributors

Presenter:
Justin Champion
Producer:
Sarah Taylor

3/6. From the Grand Opera House, Belfast, as part of BBC Music Live, with Jack Dee joining regulars
Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton. Colin Sell is at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Dee
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown:
Colin Sell
Producer:
Jon Naismith

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine and meets the composer Philip Glass, whose latest work, commissioned for the 2004 Athens Cultural Olympiad, features musicians from around the world, including a didgeridOO player. Producer Nicola Holloway

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Producer:
Nicola Holloway

1/5. By Charlotte Cory. Comic, sometimes surreal adventures set in 1960s Luton about a ten-year-old girl with a name no once can pronounce, who escapes her suburban drudgery by telling stories and allowing her imagination to get the better of her.
The Cold WarofSunnyside Close. It is a long, hot summer atthe height of the Cold War and Allaetitia gets more than she bargained for when she discovers a spy on her street.
Directors Katherine Beacon and Susan Roberts Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlotte Cory.
Directors:
Katherine Beacon
Directors:
Susan Roberts
Narrator:
Patricia Hodge
Radio announcer:
Geoffrey Wheeler
Allaetitia:
Natasha Bames
Father/Grice:
David Fleeshman
Mother:
Janice McKenzie
Percival:
Ashley Margolis
Hortense:
Rosie Fleeshman
Jack Frosty:
Alexander Delamere
Librarian/neighbour:
Christine Brennan

Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks at the life and legacy of America's greatest explorer, Meriwether Lewis , on the 200th anniversary of his expedition to find a passage to the Pacific. With his co-commander William Clark , Lewis helped create a country that stretched from "shining sea to shining sea". His triumph triggered a spiral of events that led to his suicide in 1807 and saw most of his discoveries forgotten Or ignored. Producer Julian Carey

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Unknown:
Meriwether Lewis
Unknown:
William Clark
Producer:
Julian Carey

In the 1960s and 70s, Peter Zinovieff 's pioneering computer music studio was used by visitors as diverse as Harrison Birtwistle and Pink Floyd. By recreating the sounds generated by his inventions and identifying the ground-making music he inspired, poet Katrina Porteous goes in search of this unpredictable animateurand muse. Producer Adam Fowler

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Zinovieff
Unknown:
Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown:
Katrina Porteous
Producer:
Adam Fowler

5/8. Thriving on Neglect. Brownfield sites have always been valued by conservationists for their wildlife. But with building-land at a premium, they are now under threat. Lionel Kelleway visits the best of the brownfields and chairs a discussion on the future of these neglected habitats. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am

Contributors

Unknown:
Lionel Kelleway
Producer:
Brett Westwood

6/10. D.H. Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.
Ursula's grandfather, Tom, returns home drunk to the farm one night to find the whole place beneath water.
Abridged by Linda Cracknell and read by David Bradley.

Contributors

Author:
D.H. Lawrence
Abridged by:
Linda Cracknell
Reader:
David Bradley
Producer:
Lu Kemp

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