Programme Index

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With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown:
Anne Atkins.

3/8. Two women discuss the reality of living with schizophrenia: the delusions, voices, and prejudice they experience. Presented by Olivia O'Leary. Producer Karen Gregor Repeated at 9.30pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Olivia O'Leary.
Producer:
Karen Gregor

2/5. In Britain, a widespread misunderstanding persists about how the art world really works. Alvin Hall has collected art for 20 years. Here he debunks the myths of the art world as he takes a journey from the artist to the gallery, to the collector and the critic, producer Richard vadon

Contributors

Unknown:
Alvin Hall

Regional Variations (2)

Book of the Week: Magic Bus

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Led by Nigel Swinford. Through All the Changing scenes of Life Wiltshire). Exodus 32, vv7-14. Holy, Holy, Holy (Schubert). God of Forgiveness (Slane). With the John Powell Singers. Director of music John Powell. Organist Richard Tanner.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Swinford.
Singers:
John Powell
Organist:
Richard Tanner.

2/3. Kanzi. Kanzi is a bonobo (a close relative of the chimp) whom Sue Savage Rumbaugh has taught to understand English and to communicate by means or a keyboard. Presenter Grant Sonnex has an extraordinary meeting with both Sue and Kanzi. producer Grant sonnex

Contributors

Unknown:
Savage Rumbaugh
Presenter:
Grant Sonnex

2/3. Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker looks at the importance of art schools in shaping British pop music, and pop's impact on art. The 1960s and 70s saw numerous pop groups springing from an art school background me biggest names in British pop, from the Beatles to the Sex
Pistols, all owed something to an art school influence. But successive governments were concerned about the kind of education art schools were offering. producer Bob Dickinson

Contributors

Unknown:
Jarvis Cocker
Producer:
Bob Dickinson

Consumer affairs, presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours.
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Contributors

Presented By:
Winifred Robinson
Presented By:
Peter White.

2/3. The Royal Marriage of 1589. The scale of the spectacle organised in Florence for the wedding celebrations of the Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici and Princess Christine of Lorraine is still impressive five centuries later,
Bridget Kendall continues her examination of the role music played in history's royal summits with a look at this musical feast, which required the combined efforts of the entire artistic, intellectual and administrative forces of Tuscany to create a month of pageantry, political ceremonial and unequalled theatrical achievement.
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Bridget Kendall
Producer:
Johannah Smith

When four men miss the 6.32pm train they find themselves spending the evening in the station bar. Sam the bartender becomes a confidante as each man tells why he wanted to be on that particular train. By Tanika Gupta.
Director Tracey Neale

Contributors

Unknown:
Tanika Gupta.
Director:
Tracey Neale
Sam:
Trevor Peacock
Foster:
Don McCorkindale
Jimmy:
Ewan Bailey
Soldier:
Danny Dyer
Cranky:
Calum Callaghan

3/13. Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners questions about the environment. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: home.planeti5bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Daniel
Producer:
Nick Patrick

2/5. Snapshot. Gifted young novelist Clare George 's devastating story of a female photojournalist, recently wounded in Iraq, who is trying to regain her skills - in Balham. Read by Georgina Rich. For further details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Clare George
Read By:
Georgina Rich.

10/10. Barrister and presenter Clive Coleman analyses the major legal stories and uncovers the ones that have yet to hit the headlines. Producer Jim Frank

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Coleman
Producer:
Jim Frank

8/8. Business leader Sir Digby Jones and cult novelist Rupert Thomson talk to Martha Kearney about their favourite books. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Friday at 11pm

Contributors

Leader:
Sir Digby Jones
Unknown:
Rupert Thomson
Unknown:
Martha Kearney
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

4/6. The sketch show that explores everyday life with a group of women who really should know better. Written and performed by Susie Donkin , Charlotte McDougall ,
Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling , and featuring Ewan Bailey.
Producer Carol Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Susie Donkin
Unknown:
Charlotte McDougall
Unknown:
Oriane Messina
Unknown:
Fay Rusling
Unknown:
Ewan Bailey.
Producer:
Carol Smith

11/11. There are nearly 3,000 teenagers in custody, and a third of young offenders are judged highly vulnerable or mentally ill. The penal system is charged with failing them - with sometimes tragic results. Julian O'Halloran investigates cases that point to a lack of care and asks if some of these youngsters should be in prison at all. Producer Philippa Goodrich Repeated on Sunday at 5pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian O'Halloran
Producer:
Philippa Goodrich

New series 1/3. Dr Mark Porter explores how the brain stores and recalls the complex connections that make up short- and long-term memory. He discovers why part of the brain crucial for memory - the hippocampus - is more developed in taxi drivers, and talks to a neurologist working on a new generation of drugs for Alzheimer's disease.
Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Mark Porter
Producer:
Erika Wright

2/5. DJ and critic Bobby Friction leafs through his dream diary with the help of Infinite Scale, Gautam Malkani , a nursery-rhyme rap and Professor Russell Foster and his mum. For further details see yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Gautam Malkani
Unknown:
Professor Russell Foster

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