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Lord Carrington appeals on behalf of Core, formerly known as the Digestive Disorders Foundation. Donations: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm

Contributors

Unknown:
St Andrew
Producer:
Sally Flatman

6/6. Regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined by Jeremy Hardy , with Humphrey Lyttelton in the chair and Colin Sell at the piano. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Eight series and several collections of I'm Sorry 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:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Colin Sell

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness are guests of Woolton in Bloom, near Liverpool. With Gardening Weather Forecast. Eric Robson is in the chair.
(Shortened at 3pm)

BBC Radio Collection: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners' Question Time, featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from [web address removed] Call [number removed]

Contributors

Panellist:
John Cushnie
Panellist:
Bob Flowerdew
Panellist:
Bunny Guinness
Chair:
Eric Robson
Producer:
Trevor Taylor

3/5. Man's Best Friend. The majority of dogs awarded PDSA Dickin medals for bravery and devotion to duty won them between 1943 and 1949 as a result of the Second World War and its aftermath. Dylan Winter hears the stories of Rob, Beauty, Judy and Gander-just a few of the many courageous canines who proved they were truly "man's best friend". Producer Sheena Duncan

Contributors

Unknown:
Pdsa Dickin
Producer:
Sheena Duncan

3/4. Tethered Love. By Anthony Burgess. Continuing his stumble through the 20th century, popular novelist Kenneth Toomey finds that British Intelligence have turned his book-signing tour of wartime Berlin into a highly dangerous mission. It is temptingjust to spend his time drinking champagne with Goebbels and Himmler. Adapted by Michael Hastings.
Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated on Saturday at 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Burgess.
Unknown:
Kenneth Toomey
Adapted By:
Michael Hastings.
Director:
Peter Kavanagh
Kenneth:
Kenneth Cranham
Carlo:
Henry Goodman
Archbishop:
John Rowe
Gruppenfuhrer:
Wolf Kahler
Major de la Warre:
Struan Rodger
Concetta:
Paola Dlonisotti
Hortense:
Alice Hart
Geoffrey:
Philip Fox

Bestselling novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford talks to
Mariella Frostrup about her new book. Plus a discussion about a posthumously published collection of Carol Shields's short stories.
Producer Karen Holden Repeated on Thursday at 4pm

Contributors

Talks:
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Unknown:
Mariella Frostrup
Producer:
Karen Holden

New series 1/5. Casabianca by Felicia Hemans. Best known for its first line - "The boy stood on the burning deck...."-this poem was written aboutatrue episode that happened during the Battle of the Nile in the Napoleonic wars by a poet who in her time rivalled
Wordsworth, Coleridge and Byron in popularity. Peggy Reynolds talks to critics, a world-famous yachtsman, a naval historian and trainee officers about its impact. producer Sara Davies Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Felicia Hemans.
Talks:
Peggy Reynolds
Producer:
Sara Davies

As taxpayers spend billions underthe Private Finance Initiative, the Government says we get good value for money. So how can private companies make multimillion-pound windfalls simply byjuggling their PFI contracts? Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam

2/3. Clement Freud presents reflections on contemporary life through undimmed yet increasingly rheumy eyes: from the slow progress round the obstacle course that, with age, ordinary life increasingly becomes, to the orchestral joys of polyphonic ringtones. Producer Simon Elmes Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Clement Freud
Producer:
Simon Elmes

Barney Harwood visits the Royal Show in Warwickshire. Plus the fourth part of The Girl from the Sea by James Aldridge , read by Paul Ready. Producer Jane Chambers

Contributors

Unknown:
Barney Harwood
Unknown:
James Aldridge
Read By:
Paul Ready.

1/5. A New Life. While Nick is attheoffice, his young wife spends long hours alone, obsessively cleaning their new house in the country and dreaming of taking vengeance on the bosses who keep him away from home for so long. By Alison Clink , read by Clare Corbett. producer Kate McAll

Contributors

Unknown:
Alison Clink
Read By:
Clare Corbett.
Producer:
Kate McAll

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

Thirty years after his death, Jimmy Clitheroe is best remembered for his long-running radio series The Clitheroe Kid. But less well known is Clitheroe's long apprenticeship in variety theatre. Clitheroe's former co-star Brian Trueman talks to the diminutive comedian's cousin, Irene Oxford, who owns unique recordings of the comic on stage.

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Trueman
Interviewee:
Irene Oxford
Producer:
Libby Cross

1/9. Making Our Minds Up. Britain has long excelled at failing to decide about Europe, but the political and popular debate may be opening up. Bob Tyrrell explores the instincts and influences that will shape the choice we make. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Tyrrell

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 They Fought and Lost
4/4. Steve Richards talks to Neil Kinnock about losing the 1992 general election.
Editor Terry Dignan They Fought and Lost repeated Wednesday 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Rawnsley
Talks:
Steve Richards
Unknown:
Neil Kinnock
Editor:
Terry Dignan

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