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With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
James Naughtie.
Unknown:
Joel Edwards.

3/4. 10 Guinea Street. Historian Madge Dresser introduces some of the characters who might have been seen at a house in Bristol, once owned by one of the biggest slave traders in the city. Producer Kate McAll

Contributors

Introduces:
Madge Dresser
Producer:
Kate McAll

3/4. Back at Burgrove. Wentworth's joy at being asked to teach temporarily at his old school is dissipated when he discovers the identity of one of the pupils. By HF Ellis , adapted by Emma Kennedy.
Producer Elizabeth Freestone

Contributors

Unknown:
Hf Ellis
Adapted By:
Emma Kennedy.
Producer:
Elizabeth Freestone
Wentworth:
Chris Langham
Headmaster:
Philip Jackson
Shaw/Mr Edwards:
Giles Terera
Mrs Bretton:
Helen Atkinson-Wood
Gilbert:
Andrew Westfield
Briggs/Henderson:
Ben Borowiecki
Mason:
Felix Still
Blake:
Luke Newberry
Matron:
Emma Kennedy

2/6. James Walton presides over team captains
Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh for the literary quiz. This week's guests are Wendy Holden and Louise Doughty , The author and subject for sparkling pastiche is Noël Coward and the reader is Beth Chalmers. Producer Katie Marsden

Contributors

Unknown:
James Walton
Unknown:
Sebastian Faulks
Unknown:
John Walsh
Unknown:
Wendy Holden
Unknown:
Louise Doughty
Unknown:
Beth Chalmers.
Producer:
Katie Marsden

Anita Sullivan 's play is inspired by the true stories of the people of Diego Garcia , who were removed from their island in the Indian Ocean in the 1970s. When her first love arrives in the country, Lisette Andre struggles to put tne past behind her. Allen Vincatassin Himself
Music by Silvio Lynx ; Producer/Director Claudine Toutoungi

Contributors

Unknown:
Anita Sullivan
Unknown:
Diego Garcia
Unknown:
Lisette Andre
Music By:
Silvio Lynx
Director:
Claudine Toutoungi
Lisette:
Adjoa Andoh
Serg:
Jude Akuwudike
Gabrielle:
Clarke Peters
Roznay:
Jane Lapotaire
Kizzy:
Charlotte Corman
Sarah/Reporter:
Colleen Prendergast
Newcaster/Interviewer:
Richard Katz

Matthew Biggs , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions put by the members of the Pulborougn
Garden Society. Eric Robson is in the chair. Including at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened at 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Matthew Biggs
Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Anne Swithinbank
Unknown:
Eric Robson

3/5. Bouvard and Pecuchet. By Gustave Flaubert.
Novelist Julian Barnes introduces and reads an extract from Flaubert's unfinished novel in which two retired
Parisian clerks embark on their adventures in gardening with great enthusiasm, an awful lot of books, and very little Skill. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Gustave Flaubert.
Introduces:
Julian Barnes

While baseball is America's most popular sport, soccer is the world's most popular sport. Laurie Taylor looks at what these two sports reveal about the societies and economies that spawned them. And why do baseball clubs make money and soccer clubs don't? Producer Natasha Maw

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Taylor
Producer:
Natasha Maw

1/8. Pregnancy. Most pregnant women enjoy a healthy gestation, but Dr Mark Porter hears about treatment for conditions that can harm the mother or the baby. Plus a report on a new way of preventing premature births, and how vitamins might hold the key to understanding pre-eclampsia. See Choice: page 128. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Mark Porter

3/5. Surprise, Surprise! Inside a giant cardboard cake, Abi is about to leap out and surprise her partner Marcus on their joint 40th birthday. Full of uncertainty about the future, she is joined in the cake by an unexpected guest.
Producer Peter Leslie Wild
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Leslie
Abi ':
Bhartl Patel
Miss Homebake:
Alison Carney

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inside the Ethics Committee

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Inside the Ethics Committee

Series 1

Episode 3: End of Life

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The panel discusses the difficult ethics surrounding treatment withdrawal. This week they consider the case of a man in his late 60s with a chronic lung condition. Show more

3/10. An unexpected request to translate The History of Love leads Alma to hope she might yet find happiness for her mother. And the third and vital thread in the history of The History of Love begins to reveal its secrets. Written by Nicole Krauss. Readers Vicki Simon and Sara Kestelman. For details see Monday

Contributors

Readers:
Nicole Krauss.
Readers:
Vicki Simon
Readers:
Sara Kestelman.

1/6. Brothers in Arms. The story of Tony de Blair and Gordon de Brown, who leave squire school and make for 10 Downing Street. A rock musical, set against the backdrop of medieval England. Starring Richie Webb ,
Dave Lamb , Mel Hudson and Alex Lowe. Written by Richie Webb , David Ouantick and Dave Cohen. Music by Richie Webb. Producer Katie Tyrrell

Contributors

Unknown:
Richie Webb
Unknown:
Dave Lamb
Unknown:
Mel Hudson
Unknown:
Alex Lowe.
Written By:
Richie Webb
Written By:
David Ouantick
Written By:
Dave Cohen.
Music By:
Richie Webb.
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

New series 1/6. From Cliff to Dale. In which Brian
\ppleton (Graham Fellows) charts five decades of British pop. Disgraced rock musicologist and media studies lecturer Brian Appleton delivers a series of unique and bizarre lectures, drawing on his own bitter memories of thwarted pop stardom. Comedy by Graham Fellows , with additional research by Rex Brough. Producer Dawn Ellis

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Appleton
Comedy By:
Graham Fellows
Unknown:
Rex Brough.
Producer:
Dawn Ellis

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