Programme Index

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With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sarah Montague.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson.
Unknown:
Rachel Hooper
Unknown:
Robert Orchard.
Unknown:
Richard Harries.
Unknown:
Ceri Thomas

New series 1/6. Anton Lesser returns as ancient Rome s busiest detective. Falco comes face to face with temptation when he is hired to follow a professional bride with a habit of outliving her husbands.
Written by Lindsey Davis , dramatised by Mary Cutler.
Producer Peter Leslie Wild

Contributors

Unknown:
Anton Lesser
Written By:
Lindsey Davis
Dramatised By:
Mary Cutler.
Producer:
Peter Leslie Wild
Falco:
Anton Lesser
Helena:
Anna Madeley
Hyacinthus:
Stephen Critchlow
Pollia:
Julia Hills
Cake seller/Lusius:
Laurence Saunders
Cossus:
Jonathan Tafler
Tyche:
Bella Merlin

2/12. Roger Bolton selects listeners' comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations from his mailbag and inbox, and redirects them towards BBC radio programme and policy makers.
Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
Write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10T. Phone [number removed]; Fax [number removed]: email feedback@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton

New series 1/5. In Questionable Shape London 1947. The Daunt and Dervish detective agency is back in business. As the lights come on again in London's theatreland, a visit to the Old Vic sets off a mystery to rival what's happening on stage. Written by Guy Meredith. This series continues on Friday of next week.
Producer/Director Colin Guthrie

Contributors

Written By:
Guy Meredith.
Director:
Colin Guthrie
Josephine:
Anna Massey
Susan:
Frances Barber
Bill:
Sean Scanlan
Ronald:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Noël Coward:
Nicholas Boulton
Waterloo Eddie:
Kim Wall
Kate:
Tracy Wiles
Magdalena:
Elizabeth Bell
InspBraithwaite:
Thomas Wheatley

70/90. Gold and the Second Boer War. When gold was discovered in Boer territory, the British wanted a part of it. And when Germany appeared to side with the Boers, there was bound to be trouble. Continuing Christopher Lee 's history of the British empire. Readings by Joss Ackland ,
Jack Davenport ana Rupert Degas. For further details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Lee
Unknown:
Joss Ackland
Unknown:
Jack Davenport
Unknown:
Rupert Degas.

Ian McKellen , star of Ron Howard 's film The Da Vinci Code , talks to Francine Stock , who also discusses Cache
(Hidden) by Michael Haneke , released on DVD next week. Producer Tim Prosser

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian McKellen
Unknown:
Ron Howard
Talks:
Da Vinci Code
Unknown:
Francine Stock
Unknown:
Michael Haneke
Producer:
Tim Prosser

7/8. Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis and the team satirise the week's news. Even Radio 4 doesn't know what that will be yet. so you'll have to tune in to find out.
Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
RT DIRECT: The Now Show (highlights from the first series) is available on CD and audio cassette for E16.99 including p&p. Send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed], call [number removed] (national rate) quoting [number removed], or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Punt
Unknown:
Hugh Dennis
Producer:
Colin Anderson

Clarrie reaches breaking point.
For cast see page 37
Written by Adrian Flynn ; Director Kate Oates : Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]

Contributors

Written By:
Adrian Flynn
Director:
Kate Oates
Editor:
Vanessa Whitburn

5/5. GÎte a la Met By Damian Barr and Laura Lockington. The future: land is at a premium and the new Green government has forbidden new building. Ever. Anywhere. Tom and Jordan, a young professional couple, are desperate to get on the property ladder.
For further details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

Contributors

Unknown:
Damian Barr
Unknown:
Laura Lockington.
Tom:
Jason Hughes
Jordan:
Nina Wadla
Simon:
David Holt

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Caterham, Surrey, puts questions on the issues of the week to a panel that includes the shadow Housing Minister Michael Gove ; the writer Frederick Forsyth ; and the Warden of New College, Oxford, Alan Ryan. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown:
Michael Gove
Unknown:
Frederick Forsyth
Unknown:
Alan Ryan.
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson

When Judith finds the clumsy little painting of her childhood home, the nightmares begin again. She knows that she must do something to rid herself of the terrible memories of what happened in the house. Written and produced by Ellen Dryden , starring David Suchet.
Producer/Director Ellen Dryden

Contributors

Produced By:
Ellen Dryden
Unknown:
David Suchet.
Director:
Ellen Dryden
Judith:
Elizabeth Bell
David:
David Suchet
Ruth:
Lelia Hackett
Kathleen:
Susan Jameson
The bookseller:
John Bennett

7/10. Ignaz Semmelweis. Writer and broadcaster Frances Cairncross nominates a forgotten hero of medicine. In the mid-19th century Semmelweis discovered why women were dying after childbirth, but his message was ignored. Chaired by Matthew Parris , with expert advice from biographer Sherwin Nuland. Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Ignaz Semmelweis.
Unknown:
Frances Cairncross
Unknown:
Matthew Parris
Unknown:
Sherwin Nuland.

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