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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Tom Butler. 8-31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Tom Butler.

On 5 April 1920, 16 years before the famous Jarrow march, groups of blind men set off from Manchester,
- Newport and Leeds to march on London to meet
David Lloyd George. Gerry Northam charts their course and explores why their crusade for disability rights has been largely ignored by history, producer John Byrne

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lloyd George.
Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
John Byrne

2/6. In the News. The difference between fact and opinion .. that's easily defined, isn't it? Ask Miss Reid.
Written by Jim Eldridge. Janice Acquah
Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Contributors

Written By:
Jim Eldridge.
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Eastwood:
Briqit Forsyth
Miss Lewis:
Marlene Sidaway
Mr Long:
Paul Copley
Miss Featherstone:
Teresa Gallagher
Mr Maxwell:
Michael Cochrane
Miss Reid:
Jacqueline Beatty
Mrs Khan:
Janice Acquah
Miss Spivey:
Amanda Gordon
Ian:
Jordan Laviniere
Susan:
Reanna Calvert
Sean:
Piers Stubbs
Jade:
Katie Walker

Mary Ann Evans took the pseudonym George Eliot when she started her successful career as a novelist. But she was dismayed to discover that someone else was claiming to have written her work. This is the story of her impostor: a certain Mr Joseph Liggins ... By Martyn Wade.
Director Marilyn Imrie

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Ann Evans
Unknown:
George Eliot
Unknown:
Mr Joseph Liggins
Unknown:
Martyn Wade.
Director:
Marilyn Imrie
Mary Ann Evans:
Deborah Findlay
George Henry Lewes:
Nicholas Le Prevost
Blackwood:
John Bett
Liggins:
Adrian Scarborough
Ouirk:
David Collings
Bracebridqe:
John Rowe

New series 1/6. Seeing the Wood for the Trees
Timber is a vital resource to any economy but forests and woodlands are more than just a provider of wood Products Dylan Winter explores the sustainability of British forestry and how forestry practices maintain a Product that supports local economies as well as boosting biodiversity and providing environmental and social benefits. Producer Sheena Duncan

Contributors

Producer:
Sheena Duncan

2/8 The series that takes a close look at the words we use, where they come from and how we play with them returns for a new run. With Michael Rosen.
Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Rosen.
Producer:
Frances Byrnes

4/8 Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis and the rest of the team will be raising the roof with a "Hey, Hey. Hey!" Or, failing that, they will make good jokes about topical issues. producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC AUDIO: Highlights from the first series of The Now Show are available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Punt
Unknown:
Hugh Dennis
Producer:
Colin Anderson

Tom faces a crisis of conscience.
For cast see page 58 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
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn

Kirsty Lang with arts news, interviews and the verdict on Vanessa Redgrave 's performance in Hecuba by Euripides, in a translation by Tony Harrison. Producer Nicola Holloway

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsty Lang
Unknown:
Vanessa Redgrave
Translation By:
Tony Harrison.
Producer:
Nicola Holloway

10/20. Confidence. Mr Brooke 's political aspirations are beginning to cause comment. He has bought The Pioneer newspaper and installed Will Ladislaw as editor.
Meanwhile, Mr Casaubon consults Dr Lydgate, and a stranger arrives in town. By George Eliot.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Brooke
Unknown:
Mr Casaubon
Unknown:
George Eliot.

A A family holiday to Sweden goes tragically wrong when Alisdair McNair is found dead at a remote beauty spot. In shock, miles from home and with two young sons in tow, Emma is alarmed to find herself the subject of the police investigation that follows. Written by Jonathan Hoiioway. Producer/Director Toby Swift

Contributors

Unknown:
Alisdair McNair
Written By:
Jonathan Hoiioway.
Director:
Toby Swift
Emma:
Polly Walker
Martin:
Martin Wenner
Monika:
Katia Linden
Gunvald:
Jonas Finlay
Dr Hammer:
Kim Romer
Reggie:
Jon Glover
Alex:
Leagh Conwell
Damian:
Thomas Brown-Lowe

2/10. George Sand. The 19th-century French novelist is perhaps best known for her string of famous lovers, including Chopin. But she also wrote 80 novels, 25 plays and thousands of letters, and it is for these that author
Mary Kenny nominates her for great-life status. Biographer Belinda Jack provides the expert advice and Francine Stock sits in the presenter's Chair. Producer Miles Warde

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Kenny
Unknown:
Belinda Jack
Unknown:
Francine Stock
Producer:
Miles Warde

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