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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Rachel Hooper
Unknown:
Robert Orchard.
Unknown:
Roy Jenkins.

Regional Variations (2)

The Reith Lectures

BBC Radio 4 FM

The Reith Lectures

Daniel Barenboim: In the Beginning was Sound: 2006

The Magic of Music

Duration: 43 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

In Berlin, Daniel Barenboim argues in his third Reith Lecture that classical music is decidedly not an exclusive language, but can be accessible to all. Show more

Jenni Trent Hughes explores issues of paternal advice - the nuggets of information imparted from fathers to their sons. She interviews men from different backgrounds, including the film director and bon viveur Michael Winner and the fashion designer Wayne Hemingway. Producer Clive Brill

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Trent Hughes
Unknown:
Michael Winner
Designer:
Wayne Hemingway.
Producer:
Clive Brill

Regional Variations (2)

High Table, Lower Orders

BBC Radio 4 FM

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A Cambridge college student is found hanged, but was it suicide or murder? Mark Tavener's comic thriller stars Geoffrey Palmer and Samuel West.

Topical consumer issues, presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
Liz Barclay
Presented By:
John Waite.
Editor:
Andrew Smith

Jenni Murray and her guests in lively conversation about how current media trends affect everyday life. Producer Cecile Wright Repeated on Sunday at 8pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Cecile Wright

When Guy's wife leaves him, he flees to London, where an encounter with an unusual young woman makes him question his whole life so far. Written by Frankie Bailey.
Producer/Director Eoin O'Callaghan

Contributors

Written By:
Frankie Bailey.
Director:
Eoin O'Callaghan
Guy:
Keith Barren
Jessica:
Emily Woof
Elaine:
Lizzie McLnnerny
Student:
Paul Panting
Old man:
David Shaw-Parker
Doctor:
Beth Chalmers

5/5. Pride and Homicide. When the notorious "Butcher Boy" Francie Brady arrives in Longbourn and takes up a position with a certain Bennett family, it can only be a matter of time before pride leads to something a little more sinister than a fall for one of the local residents. By Barry Devlin. Read by Killian Donnelly.
Producer Heather Larmour For further details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Francie Brady
Unknown:
Barry Devlin.
Read By:
Killian Donnelly.
Producer:
Heather Larmour Fnr

5/5. Sailing By. Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire has a reputation as a chocolate-box town and host to the grandeur of the Royal Regatta, but is there something darker happening in the bistros and the 4x4's? With the poet Lemn Sissay. For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Lemn Sissay.

Matthew Bannister presents the obituaries programme in which he celebrates the life stories of people who have recently died, both the great and the good, the extraordinary and the unsung.
Producer Julian May Repeated on Sunday at 11pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Matthew Bannister

What really went wrong at Enron? A new documentary Enron: the Smartest Guys in the Room tries to explain.
Francine Stock talks to the film's director Alex Gibney. Plus Mark Dornford-May tallks about his version of Carmen, set in a South African township, U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha, which won a Golden Bear award. Producer Tim Prosser

Contributors

Talks:
Francine Stock
Director:
Alex Gibney.
Unknown:
Mark Dornford-May
Producer:
Tim Prosser

3/8. Topical comedy sketch and stand-up with Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis , Jon Holmes , Mitch Benn and Laura Shavin. As Marcus Brigstocke is on holiday, expect a special guest. Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
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Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Punt
Unknown:
Hugh Dennis
Unknown:
Jon Holmes
Unknown:
Mitch Benn
Unknown:
Laura Shavin.
Unknown:
Marcus Brigstocke
Producer:
Colin Anderson

Ed spoils the party for Clarrie. For cast see page 52
Written by Carole Simpson Solazzo ; Director Rosemary Watts ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn
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Contributors

Written By:
Carole Simpson Solazzo
Director:
Rosemary Watts
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Abingdon in Oxfordshire, puts questions on the issues of the week to a panel of four public figures including Lord Heseltine, Sir Jeremy Greenstock , and the royal historian and biographer Sarah Bradford.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Sir Jeremy Greenstock
Unknown:
Sarah Bradford.
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson

A man is knocked down by a woman. Although his memory seems to be wiped, he is thrilled by this development and experiences the world anew.
Meanwhile, the woman falls for him. But can you love a man without a past? Written by Neil Griffiths.
Producer/Director Gary Brown

Contributors

Written By:
Neil Griffiths.
Director:
Gary Brown
Vladimir:
Henry Goodman
Lucy:
Valerie Edmond
Prof Hecht:
Jonathan Tafler
Joanne/Mother:
Sue Kelly
Nurse/Police officer:
Lisa Moore
Male police officer:
Greg Mllburn

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