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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 Rachel Hooper and Susan Hulme.

7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.

8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Unknown:
Carolyn Quinn
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Unknown:
Rachel Hooper
Unknown:
Susan Hulme
Unknown:
Tom Butler

New series 1/8. Michael Buerk talks to his guests about the dilemmas and obstacles they have encountered and about the consequences of making life-changing decisions. Producer Kathryn Blennerhassett Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Talks:
Michael Buerk
Producer:
Kathryn Blennerhassett

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

2/5. Being Translated, Adaptations and Three-Act Structure. "I remember meeting one of my translators at a British Council 'do' somewhere abroad and he was virtually monoglot ... I could barely understand a word he said, so thick was his accent and wayward his syntax." By William Boyd. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
William Boyd.

When the rapper Kanye West said that President
Bush "does not care about black people" he tapped
- into an anger felt by many in the African-American commmunity in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. New Yorker Alvin Hall travels back to his roots in the Deep South to find out whether this anger will result in a new civil rights age or if the spirit of hopelessness will continue. Producer sue Ellis

Contributors

Unknown:
Kanye West
Unknown:
Alvin Hall

Topical consumer affairs reports, with John Waite and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
PHONE: [number removed]0444 (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 10am

Contributors

Unknown:
John Waite
Unknown:
Peter White.

New series 1/3. Hurricane Katrina may have demolished the fabric of New Orleans but did it
- destroy its soul? For more than 200 years the city's music has been inextricably linked with the geography, climate and its people. Stephen Evans travels to the Big Easy to look for its musical past, present and future. Producer Paul Evans Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Evans
Producer:
Paul Evans

A touching fictional drama about two women, Doreen (Sorcha Cusack ) and Trishe (Nicola Stephenson ), who share a passion for Daniel 0' Donnell and his music and long to make the trip to celebrate their idol's "Big Day". Written by Rebecca Bartlett.
Producer/Director Gemma McMullan

Contributors

Unknown:
Sorcha Cusack
Unknown:
Nicola Stephenson
Written By:
Rebecca Bartlett.
Director:
Gemma McMullan
Doreen:
Sorcha Cusack
Trishe:
Nicola Stephenson
Derek:
Ian Kelsey
Michael:
Gerard McSorley
Gordon:
Pat Laffan
Mabel/Lisa:
Maria Connolly
Coach/Reporter:
Sean Crummey
Matthew:
Chris Rowan

6/13. Sue Cook and the team tackle listeners' historical challenges and help with family research. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: making.history@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

Contributors

Producer:
Nick Patrick

2/5. Islama-Bad Boys. With oiled hair and designer shades, not even retirement can stop the Islama-Bad Boys.
Yesterday's Darkness. Life and death blend into one for the prisoner in solitude. By Ifeanyi Ajaegbo (Nigeria) and read by Jude Akuwudike
An Old Wife's Tale. How trustworthy is the luck brought by a green grasshopper? By Luke Jorsling (Trinidad) and read by Sandra James-Young . For details see yesterday

Contributors

Read By:
Jude Akuwudike
Read By:
Sandra James-Young

2/5. New Loves. Constance is headmistress of a school in London's East End, where she inspires her pupils with a love of flowers while falling for dashing Mr Spry , and launching her first flower shop in the West End. ByJulie Fraser.
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Spry
Unknown:
Byjulie Fraser.
Constance Spry:
Joanna David
Shav:
John Rowe
Dolly:
Colleen Prendergast
Norman:
Martin Hyder
Miss Cook:
Tina Gray
Victor:
Geoffrey McGivern
Valerie:
Susan Wooldridge
Flower seller:
David Shaw-Parker
Hannah:
Jenny Howe

4/4. Schizophrenia. Why do women typically display schizophrenic tendencies ten years later than men? Why is the percentage of sufferers higher in migrants? Richard Hannaford follows the population studies that have highlighted these anomalies and thrown up interesting theories about the cause of the disease.
Producer Colin Grant Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Producer:
Colin Grant

New series 1/4. Billy Rucker, ex-cop-turned-private-eye, searches the seamy underbelly of London for runaway teenagers. By Adam Baron, dramatised by Doug Lucie. With Peter Darney, Martin Hyder and Vincenzo Nicoli

Contributors

Author:
Adam Baron
Dramatised by:
Doug Lucie
Producer/Director:
Janet Whitaker
Rucker:
David Morrissey
DI Gold:
Danny Webb
Mrs Bonham:
Cheryl Campbell
Emma:
Rachael Stirling
Donna:
Alex Tregear
Oily:
Harry Myers
Sharon:
Adjoa Andoh
[Actor]:
Peter Darney
[Actor]:
Martin Hyder
[Actor]:
Vincenzo Nicoli

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More