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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the DayWithDrMonaSiddiqui.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.

By George Eliot.
11/20. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm relehration of BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: a Celebration
Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from an goou retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
George Eliot.

2/2. In the bicentennial year of the battle of Trafalgar, how does the Royal Navy reconcile its traditions with the demands of modern warfare?
Libby Purves goes to sea on a frigate and explores the cross-currents of tradition, technology and modern management concepts.

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Producer:
Vanessa Harrison

2/6. While KC Basil Grant is travelling on a tramcar, accompanied by his brother Rupert and his colleague Charlie, he spies Mr Wimpole, whom he claims to be the wickedest man in England. When Charlie demands proof, Basil throws them into a frantic chase across London. G.K. Chesterton comedy crime stories, dramatised by Simon Littlefield.

Contributors

Writer:
G.K. Chesterton
Dramatised by:
Simon Littlefield
Producer:
Simon Nicholls
Basil:
David Warner
Rupert:
Martin Freeman
Charlie:
Geoffrey McGivern
Drummond:
Nicholas Farrell
Wimpole:
Justin Edwards
Sir Walter:
Richard Gritfiths
Muriel:
Alice Lowe
Lord Beaumont:
Geoffrey Whitehead

9/12. A contest of cultural knowledge and lateral thinking between teams from the South of England and the Midlands. With Nick Clarke in the chair.
Repeated on Saturday at 11pm

Contributors

Chairman:
Nick Clarke
Producer:
Paul Bajoria

Army lives and loves in 1920s Brighton, dramatised by Roy Apps from the memoirs of Sargeant Bill Jupe
Nicola Barber Producer/Director Celia de Wolff

Contributors

Dramatised By:
Roy Apps
Unknown:
Sargeant Bill Jupe
Unknown:
Nicola Barber
Bill Jupe:
Sean Gallagher
Nell:
Ruth Jones
Soldier 2:
Samuel Collings
Trumpeter:
Samuel Collings
Old Dick:
Alan Leith
Sgt Major:
Alan Leith
Blakey:
Paul Panting
Soldier 3:
Paul Panting
Johnny:
Roger May
Officer:
Roger May
Mary:
Clare Corbett
May:
Nicola Barber
Widow:
Nicola Barber
Miss Pancake:
Sara Markland
Tart:
Sara Markland
Padre:
David Collings
Sentry:
David Collings
George:
Alan Cox
Bert:
Tom Bevan
Soldier 1:
James Joyce
Soldier 4:
Alex Hutchinson

1/5. Angela puts all her efforts into her homework while her mother hosts a small drinks party for her intellectual friends. A week of short stories written by Margaret Bonham, first published in 1948, read by Emma Fielding.

Contributors

Author:
Margaret Bonham
Reader:
Emma Fielding
Producer:
Elizabeth Allard

1/5 How Big Is the Gap? The global demand for energy is growing, but the gap between consumption in the West and that in much of the rest of the world is stark Here, presenter Dan Damon challenges Sally and Paul Price and their twin teenage daughters to live on the same amount of energy used by the Trikhas, a typical Indian family who live near Delhi. Producer Doreen Walton

Contributors

Presenter:
Dan Damon
Presenter:
Paul Price
Producer:
Doreen Walton

6/6 Oz Clarke and Andrew Jefford celebrate sauvignon blanc wines with ballerina Deborah Bull and invite listeners to join them for an interactive tasting. TEXT:[number removed] producer Paula McGinley Shortened

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Jefford
Unknown:
Deborah Bull
Producer:
Paula McGinley

New series 1/7. Exchanging quotations and anecdotes with Nigel Rees this week are Rachel Billington ,
Stella Duffy , Daisy Goodwin and Emma Kennedy. The reader is
William Franklyn. Producer TilushaGhelani Rptd Sunday 12.04pm BBC AUDIO: Highlights from over 21 years of Quote.... Unquote, selected and introduced by Nigel Rees , are available on audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Rachel Billington
Unknown:
Stella Duffy
Unknown:
Daisy Goodwin
Unknown:
Emma Kennedy.
Unknown:
William Franklyn.
Introduced By:
Nigel Rees

11/20. Philanthropy. Dorothea draws the wrong conclusion following a visit to the Lydgates; meanwhile, she offers financial support to the work of the hospital. By George Eliot. Dramatised by Judith Adams.
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
George Eliot.
Dramatised By:
Judith Adams.
Director:
Gaynor MacFarlane
Dorothea:
Caroline Martin
Mr Casaubon:
Robert Glenister
Ladislaw:
Richard Dillane
Dr Lydgate:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Rosamund:
Katherine Igoe
Celia:
Candida Benson
Mrs Dollop:
Candida Benson
Sir James:
Roger Allam
Vincy:
Roger Allam
Mr Brooke:
Karl Johnson
Raffles:
Karl Johnson
Mawmsey:
Hugh Dickson
Farebrother:
Martin Hyder
Mrs Farebrother:
Elizabeth Garvie
Caleb:
Nicholas Murchie
Mrs Cadwallader:
Sally Dexter
Mrs Garth:
Sally Dexter
Tantripp:
Laura Doddington
Mary:
Laura Doddington
Bulstrode:
Ron Cook
Fred:
Nick Fletcher

In the week leading up to the London Marathon, Mark Whitaker tells the story of a man who was perhaps Britain's best distance runner. He was Peter Gavuzzi, the son of an immigrant Italian chef. In 1928 and 1929, he took part in two of the most extraordinary foot-races ever held - from one Side Of America to the other.

Contributors

Presenter/Producer:
Mark Whitaker

In the corner of a Parisian flat lies a silent Ondioline, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments, invented in a French morgue in the 1940s. Its owner, Christiane, was close to the inventor. Georges Jenny , and is convinced that the old stalwart of space-age pop can be resuscitated. producer Dinah Nuttall

Contributors

Unknown:
Georqes Jenny
Producer:
Dinah Nuttall

Every 17 years parts of north-east America are taken over by billions of cicadas that emerge from the soil to reproduce. Howard Stableford visits Cincinnati to witness this natural phenomenon and hear the Cacophony of mating calls. Producer Joanne Stevens

Contributors

Producer:
Joanne Stevens

1/10. Sir Edward Feathers (known as Old Filth - Failed In London Try Hong Kong) has enjoyed a distinguished career at the Far East Bar. But who now remembers the dark secret that has haunted him his whole life?
Martin Jarvis reads Jane Gardam's compelling new novel, abridged by Neville Teller. Producer Rosalind Ayres

Contributors

Unknown:
Honq Konq
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Jane Gardam
Unknown:
Neville Teller.
Producer:
Rosalind Ayres

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