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With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Edward Stourton.
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Unknown:
Rob Marshall.

New series 1/10. Gyles Brandreth and his guests lead listeners through the labyrinth of life. This week
Grayson Perry , Sally Brampton and Brett Kahr on How to Stay Sane". Producer Charlie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
Gyles Brandreth
Unknown:
Grayson Perry
Unknown:
Sally Brampton
Unknown:
Brett Kahr
Producer:
Charlie Taylor

New series 1/10.
Jack Vettriano's paintings cause controversy throughout the art world - receiving abuse from some critics and adoration from the public. Arthur Smith accompanies him as he returns to his home town of Leven in Fife, where he reminisces about his youth growing up in a coalmining town, relives his teenage job as a bingo caller on the seafront and eats a fish-and-chip supper on the beach.

Contributors

Guest:
Jack Vettriano
Presenter:
Arthur Smith
Producer:
Sara Jane Hall

Regional Variations (2)

Looking for Middle England

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England v Sri Lanka
The fifth and last one-day international in the NatWest
Series comes from Headingley. With commentary by Simon Mann , Jonathan Agnew and Jonny Saunders , and expert comment from Mike Selvey. Including News at 2.20pm.
Producer Peter Baxter

Contributors

Commentary By:
Simon Mann
Commentary By:
Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By:
Jonny Saunders
Unknown:
Mike Selvey.
Producer:
Peter Baxter

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for £15.99 (rrp £16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

Contributors

Presenter:
Kate Adie
Producer:
Tony Grant

An audience in Tring, Hertfordshire, puts questions to a panel that includes former Conservative minister Jonathan Aitken general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing Dr Beverley Malone , former home office minister Barbara Roche , and writer Frederick Forsyth. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Aitken
Unknown:
Dr Beverley Malone
Unknown:
Barbara Roche
Unknown:
Frederick Forsyth.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.

Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby ir response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute Lines nnpnf from 12.30Dm; email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Lisa Jenkinson

Based on the true story of Janusz Korczak , bestselling children's novelist, paediatrician and social experimenter, who set up a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw and ran it as a children's democracy. By David Greig. Violinist Daphne Godson ; Producer/Director Lu Kemp

Contributors

Unknown:
Janusz Korczak
Unknown:
David Greig.
Violinist:
Daphne Godson
Director:
Lu Kemp
Dr Korczak:
Alexander Morton
Stephanie:
Vicki Liddelle
Adzio:
Simon Donaldson
Cerniakow:
Sandy Neilson
Stepan:
Anthony Hutcheson
Priest:
Matthew Zajac
Abraza:
Ewan MacLeod
Tadeusz:
Fergus Hitchcock
Bruno:
Finn Hitchcock
Miriam/Zelda:
Katie Neville
Coco:
Sarah-Beth Neville

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.

Email: [email address removed]
RT Direct: Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from [web address removed], or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Martha Kearney
Producer:
Justine Willett
Editor:
Jill Burridge

A re-creation on radio of one of the most extraordinary weeks in Britain's history: when Live 8 rocked the world, as the G8 tried to change it; when London won the Olympics and then came under terrorist attack; and the nation paid tribute to its Second World War veterans.
Key voices tell their stories and revisit the highs and lows Of those eight days. Producer Hugh Levinson

Contributors

Producer:
Hugh Levinson

2/2. After a bloody fight, Mannion is hospitalised and disfigured, and swears to hunt Basil down. By Wilkie Collins , in an adaptation by Robin Brooks.
Producer Clive Brill Repeated from Sunday

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilkie Collins
Unknown:
Robin Brooks.
Producer:
Clive Brill
Basil:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Mannion:
Robert Glenister
Margaret:
Julie Cox
Sherwin:
Christopher Etteridqe
MrsSherwin/Neighbour:
Leslie Ash
Ralph/Doctor 1/Doctor:
Nicholas Rowe
Clara:
Charlotte Lucas
Father/Bernard:
Simon Chandler
Susan:
Kellie Shirley
Usher/Innkeeper:
Seb Cardinal
Landlady/Wife:
Karen Randel

3/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Steven Rose , Michael Portillo and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
Melanie Phillips
Unknown:
Steven Rose
Unknown:
Michael Portillo
Unknown:
Ian Hargreaves

3/6. Literary quiz show with guests Sue Limb and John O'Farrell , who join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh. AA Milne is the subject for pastiche, and the reader is Beth Chalmers. Chaired by James Walton. Rptdfrom Mon

Contributors

Unknown:
John O'Farrell
Unknown:
Sebastian Faulks
Unknown:
John Walsh.
Unknown:
Beth Chalmers.
Unknown:
James Walton.

1/5. Supernovas. Five short stories from the first collection by Glaswegian writer Colette Paul. A young girl pays a visit to the observatory but spends more time observing the destructive trajectories of the adults around her. Read by Lesley Hart. Abridged by Jill Waters Producer Jill waters

Contributors

Unknown:
Colette Paul.
Read By:
Lesley Hart.
Abridged By:
Jill Waters

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