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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Alicia McCarthy and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.
Unknown:
Alicia McCarthy
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Elaine Storkey.

Regional Variations (2)

5/5. By David Williams. In the conclusion to this week's story about the poisoning of William Murfitt , the murderer is revealed. Read by Robert Lindsay. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
David Williams.
Unknown:
William Murfitt
Read By:
Robert Lindsay.

5/6. Pleasure Gardens
Sir Roy Strong is led astray with the naughtier side of garden history-from bosky bowers designed for dalliance to rumbustious events in public pleasure grounds.
Producers Gabi Fisher and Sara Con key

Contributors

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

2/4. Dream Genie. AnothertriptoMayfieldwithtne model village-makers.
Derek is devastated when he hears ex-wife Jackie is unwell. After using Wendy as a shoulderto cry on, he rushes to Jackie's side, leaving Maureen feeling uncharacteristically panicky at the thought of being withouthim.WrittenbyKayStonham.
Producer Helen Williams

Contributors

Producer:
Helen Williams
Robin:
Brian Capron
Derek:
Martin Trenaman
Wendy:
Kay Stonham
Maureen/Jackie:
Amelia Bullmore

Presented by Winifred Robinson and Liz Barclay. Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
Winifred Robinson
Presented By:
Liz Barclay.
Editor:
Andrew Smith

Roger Bolton with listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Producer Kathleen Griffin 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
Producer:
Kathleen Griffin

Written by Michael Butt.
A Chekhovian story about the death of Anton Chekhov to mark the centenary of the great Russian writer's death. StarringJonathan Pryce.
Director Marc Beeby

Contributors

Written By:
Michael Butt.
Unknown:
Anton Chekhov
Unknown:
Starringjonathan Pryce.
Director:
Marc Beeby
Chekhov:
Jonathan Pryce
Olga:
Kate Fahy
Marcel:
Conleth Hill
Daniel:
Raymond Coulthard
Leon:
Ben Crowe
Dr Schwohrer:
John Rowe
Mrs Hunter:
Joanna McCallum

2/6. Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks find out from Ruth Watson how you can lose weight while consumng huge quantities of tasty vegetables. Producer Lucinda Montefiore
PHONE: [number removed]. Lines open from 1.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregg Wallace
Unknown:
Charlie Hicks
Unknown:
Ruth Watson
Producer:
Lucinda Montefiore

5/5. How to Kill a Woolly Mammoth
An excavation in Norfolk has revealed the best site for mammoth remains in Britain. Archaeologist Bill Boismier and geologist Nigel Larkin discuss their findings, and big-game hunter Paul Roberts also Shares his Views. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Boismier
Unknown:
Nigel Larkin
Unknown:
Paul Roberts

An in-depth look at the probation service where staff say that morale is low and the system in chaos. With prisons already reaching bursting point, will government plans to reform the system work? With Clive Coleman. Producerjim Frank

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Coleman.
Unknown:
Producerjim Frank

4/4. The topical historical, satirical panel show, hosted by Clive Anderson. With team captains John O'Farrell and Gyles Brandreth , the panellists set out to prove that there's nothing new under, or in, The Sun. Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Anderson.
Unknown:
John O'Farrell
Unknown:
Gyles Brandreth
Producer:
Ed Morrish

Party time at Willow Farm.
Written by Adrian Flynn Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to[address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Adrian Flynn
Director:
Kate Oates
Director:
Editorvanessa Whitburn
David:
Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth:
Felicity Finch
Helen:
Louiza Patlkas
Tom:
Tom Graham
Brian:
Charles Collingwood
Adam:
Andrew Wlncott
George:
Graham Roberts
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Rosalind Adams
William:
Philip Molloy
Edward:
Barry Farrimond
Neil:
Brian Hewlett
Susan:
Charlotte Martin
Emma:
Felicity Jones
Christopher:
Will Sanderson-Thwaite
Mike:
Terry Molloy
Betty:
Pamela Craig
Roy:
Ian Pepperell
Lynda:
Carole Boyd
Usha:
Souad Faress
Bert:
Eric Allan
Kirsty:
Annabelle Dowler
Sam:
Robin Pirongs
Maurice:
Philip Fox
Magistrate:
Frances Jeater
Legal adviser:
Jez Thomas

Mark Lawson talks to Louis de Bernieres , author of the bestselling Captain Corelli's Mandolin, about his long-awaited new novel Birds without Wings. Producer Robyn Read

Contributors

Talks:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
Louis de Bernieres

5/10. Reta unpicks the past and tries to live in the present. Carol Shields's last novel, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize.
For cast list and further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at Easingwold School in North Yorkshire. On the panel, the former Conservative leader, William Hague; the former leader of the National Union of Mineworkers, Arthur Scargill; Ruth Kelly, the financial secretary to the Treasury; and Tim Garden, the defence expert and Liberal Democrat peer. (Repeated tomorrow at 1.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Leader:
William Hague
Unknown:
Arthur Scargill
Unknown:
Ruth Kelly
Unknown:
Tim Garden
Producer:
Victoria Wakely

Written by Dominique Moloney. A black comedy about two sisters whose loyalty is tested to the limit by their autocratic father when he makes a surprise announcement. Recorded on location at a country house in Northern Ireland.
Director Tanya Nash

Contributors

Written By:
Dominique Moloney.
Director:
Tanya Nash
Alice:
Annie Farr
Celia:
Andrea Irvine
Joseph:
Mark Lambert
Donna:
Tara Lynne O'Neill
Connor:
Kevin Elliott
Pianist:
Francis King

4/6. David Aaronovitch hosts another in the series of talk shows that invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Producer Charlie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
David Aaronovitch
Producer:
Charlie Taylor

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