Programme Index

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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Sean Curran
Unknown:
David Wilby.
Unknown:
Abdal Hakim Murad.

2/6. 1 Get Along without You Very Well. When Barry wife leaves him for another man, Roy thinks he knows the best way to get her back. But. at 2am and after many fortifying glasses of rum, it's not looking so good. By Marcus Powen.
Producer Carol Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcus Powen.
Producer:
Carol Smith
Roy:
Don Warrington
Vi:
Yvonne Brewster
George:
Sam Kelly
Barry:
George Layton
Bernadette Caroline:
Lee Johnson
Mike:
Kearsey Himself

Consumer issues, with Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours®bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Liz Barclay
Unknown:
Winifred Robinson.
Editor:
Andrew Smith

Listeners' comments, queries and criticisms, selected by Roger Bolton , who redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy makers.
Producer Kathleen Griffin Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T
Phone: [number removed]0400 Fax: [number removed]800 email: feedback@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton
Producer:
Kathleen Griffin

Alan has spent six months pretending to spend his weekends involved in the unusual hobby of letterboxing on Dartmoor, following clues to locate plastic containers hidden in holes or under rocks, inside which is a visitors' book that the hobbyist must mark with a personalised rubber stamp. But he's really been lazing about with a mate. When his lie threatens to be exposed, he rushes to the moor to try to make his lie believable - with the help of some real-life letterboxers. Written by and starring
Producer/Director Liz Webb

Contributors

Director:
Liz Webb
Alan Francis:
Barnaby Power
Alan:
Alan Francis
Peter:
Barnady Power
Other voices from:
Dartmoor Letterboxers

New series 1/9. Garrulous greengrocers
Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks return to celebrate the best of summer fruit and veg. Their guest this week is one of the top chefs working in the UK today, Jean-Christophe Novelli. Producer Paula McGinley PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30PM
Alan Titchmarsh on "proper gardening": page 34

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregg Wallace
Unknown:
Charlie Hicks
Unknown:
Jean-Christophe Novelli.
Producer:
Paula McGinley
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh

5/5. Sunseeker. A retired scientist conducts a final physics experiment when she sends a postcard to her family from beyond the grave. Written by Paul Magrs and read by John Paul Hurley. For details see Monday

Contributors

Written By:
Paul Magrs
Read By:
John Paul Hurley.

5/5 Raj Persaud 's last look at radio psychiatrists and psychologists around the world focuses on Kenya's Dr Frank Njenga and how he deals with the topic of homosexuality, which is illegal there. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Raj Persaud
Unknown:
Dr Frank Njenga

6/10. 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

8/9. Andy Hamilton and Alan Coren are among the panellists wading through the week's news in the "finest topical comedy panel game known to radio". Chaired by Simon Hoggart. producer Katie Tyrrell
(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 [web address removed] and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]

Contributors

Panellist:
Andy Hamilton
Panellist:
Alan Coren
Chairman:
Simon Hoggart
Producer:
Katie Tyrrell

Division spreads to Brookfield.
For cast see page 39
Written by Tim Stimpson ; Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Tim Stimpson
Director:
Julie Beckett
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn

5/10. Darrow sets out to persuade Sophie to leave Givre, but discovers affairs are much more complicated than he had realised. Edith Wharton explores the consequences of momentary pleasures in one of her most accomplished novels. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Edith Wharton

The topical discussion programme comes from Kendal in Cumbria, this week, and the panel includes the former Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook. Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Cook.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Anne Peacock

It's nearly a year since Catrin returned from Thailand, after a bomb in a nightclub killed her boyfriend and brought their holiday to a tragic end. Now she feels trapped in her Welsh village, but it isn't simply grief that is holding her back. Written by Helen Raynor.
Producer/Director Alison Hindell

Contributors

Written By:
Helen Raynor.
Director:
Alison Hindell
Catrin:
Mall Harries
Rhys:
Oliver Wood
Mum:
Maxine Evans
Sugar:
Catrin Rhys

5/10. As Mr Starlight becomes a huge hit in the USA, Cledwyn, who feels left behind, decides to return to
England. "You telling all to the newspapers? I'll bet you got some weird stuff on him. He's not quite right is he?" By Laurie Graham. For further details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Graham.

4/6. 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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