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With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Carolyn Quinn
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Unknown:
Sean Curran
Unknown:
David Wilby
Unknown:
Dr Jonathan Sacks

During his presidency, a veil of silence was drawn over the intimate details of John Kennedy 's life. Journalists failed to mention the scandal of his serial adultery, and research has revealed that he was dangerously ill and on a cocktail of drugs. But so strong was the myth created that JFK is still voted most popular president ever by he
American public. Anthony Howard talks to JFK s inner circle, including his adviser Theodore Sorensen. Producer Neil George

Contributors

Unknown:
John Kennedy
Talks:
Anthony Howard
Unknown:
Theodore Sorensen.
Producer:
Neil George

5/6. Tim (Simon Russell Beale) is happily running the family art business, enjoying regular buying trips to New York and quiet moments in his beloved gallery, when an unexpected letter arrives from h older brother in Australia. A series of monologues about men in their 40s, written by Lynne Truss.

BBC Audio: Lynne Truss's complete series of monologues for women, also entitled A Certain Age, is available on audio cassette and CD from [web address removed] and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Writer:
Lynne Truss
Music:
Rex Brouair
Producer:
Dawn Ellis
Tim:
Simon Russell Beale

Listeners' comments, gueries and criticisms, selected by Roger Bolton , who redirects them towards BBC Radio programme and policy makers.
Producer Kathleen Griffin Repeated on Sunday at8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10
Phone: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]email: feedback»bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton
Producer:
Kathleen Griffin

Craig Baxter 's play takes the desiccated corpse of a dead relationship and, by telling the story of its demise backwards, resurrects it back to the vibrant hopefulness of its first kiss. _ , Joseph Millson
Producer/Director Liz Webb

Contributors

Unknown:
Craig Baxter
Unknown:
Joseph Millson
Director:
Liz Webb
Emma:
Caroline Fitzgerald
Other parts played by:
Harry Myers
Paul:
Joseph Mlllson

4/6 Lepton, West Yorkshire. Clare Balding sets out in the company of local historian and surnames expert
George Redmonds. As they wander through the lanes of the medieval township of Lepton in West Yorkshire she discovers the intriguing meanings and stories behind the names of places and people. producer Sandra Sykes

Contributors

Unknown:
George Redmonds.
Producer:
Sandra Sykes

5/5 Nevern and the Showgirl. David McKie makes a pilgrimage to a village pub in Pembrokeshire to unearth the story of the late landlady, the extraordinary Pamela Cushla le Poer Davidson. Her colourful adventures included performing as a nude trapeze artist in Soho and fleeing the unwelcome ardour of Joseph Goebbels in Germany. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
David McKie
Unknown:
Pamela Cushla
Unknown:
Poer Davidson.
Unknown:
Joseph Goebbels

3/10 The series that cross-examines the law and legal system, with presenter Clive Coleman analysing the major legal stories and uncovering the ones that haven't yet hit the headlines. Producer Jane Beresford

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Coleman
Producer:
Jane Beresford

5/9. Francis Wheen , Alan Coren and other special guests wade through the week's biggest and smallest news stories in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. Producer Katie Tyrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A fourth volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Wheen
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Simon Hoggart.
Producer:
Katie Tyrell

Matt pulls a sickie.
For cast see page 45 Written by Joanna Toye ; Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Joanna Toye
Director:
Kate Oates
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn

In 1980, nine-year-old Janet was left by her mother in a crumbling rural commune. More than 20 years later, she remembers four tumultuous years in her childhood. By Lucy Catherine.
Director Lucy Baldwyn

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucy Catherine.
Director:
Lucy Baldwyn
Adult Janet:
Lucy Akhurst
Child Janet:
Louisa Lytton
Melvyn:
Michael Maloney
Sorrel:
Rosie Wiggins
Val:
Claire Rushbrook
Linda:
Rebecca Callard
Juliet:
Wendy Nottingham
Inspector:
Stephen Critchlow

10/10. The stories of The History of Love come together in the final, poignant episode of Nicole Krauss 's ground-breaking new novel. Readers are Warren Mitchell , Vicki Simon , Jesse Stecklow and Sara Kestelman. For further details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicole Krauss
Unknown:
Warren Mitchell
Unknown:
Vicki Simon
Unknown:
Jesse Stecklow
Unknown:
Sara Kestelman.

New series 1/6. David Aaronovitch hosts the Friday-night talk show that invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Executive producer Rebecca Asher

Contributors

Unknown:
David Aaronovitch
Producer:
Rebecca Asher

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