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SATURDAY 21 MAY 2011

SAT 00:00 Doctor Who (b0112fkr)
The Whispering Forest

Episode 1

The Time Lord, Tegan, Turlough and Nyssa run into a group of hygiene-obsessed settlers under attack. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Janet Fielding.


SAT 00:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmc2)
Series 1

3. The Silver Strangers

"The two strange figures drifted over from their ship to ours - they were heading for the main outside air lock..."

After drifting without power, the crew of Space Force receive a mysterious message and spot a spacecraft...

Charles Chilton's intergalactic adventure starring Barry Foster and Nicky Henson.

Captain Saxon Berry .... Barry Foster
Chipper .... Nicky Henson
Magnus .... Nigel Stock
Lauderic .... Tony Osoba
with Wendy Murray and Teresa Stretfeild.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1984.


SAT 01:00 Wimsey (b007jvk7)
Clouds of Witness

The Diamond Cat

Who is the mysterious "number 10" and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe?

With his brother accused of shooting Captain Dennis Cathcart, Lord Peter Wimsey continues his murder investigation, as the family barrister arrives in Yorkshire to discuss the case...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as the Servant and Bonnie Hurren as Lucy Grimethorpe.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


SAT 01:30 Eric Ambler - Topkapi (b0112cyc)
Episode 6

Arthur Simpson is still on the roof. He has just reluctantly robbed the Treasury of the Topkapi Palace. Read by David Westhead.


SAT 02:00 A Whole New Ball Game (b00b2txd)
Series 1

Goodbye Gregory

The late Gregory Patterson was a stalwart of the Roman Catholic Parishioners. But how will Mrs Patterson cope now with her headstrong daughter, Barbara? How will young Robert face up to his new responsibilities?

Surely football-crazy priest Father Benedict can help?

A six-part black comedy by Martin Davies

Stars Desmond Barrit as Father Benedict, Brenda Blethyn as Mrs Patterson, Paul Parris as Robert Patterson, Charlotte Coleman as Barbara Patterson, Martino Lazzeri as Guy Entwhistle, Gordon Reid as Mr Plant, Mark Straker as Andy and Claire Skinner as Janet.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1992.


SAT 02:30 Does The Team Think? (b00lcltl)
Series 1

Episode 2

Vic Reeves hosts, as Paul Whitehouse, Lucy Porter, Andy Parsons and Rowland Rivron get grilled by the audience. From July 2007.


SAT 03:00 What's So Funny? (b0112dg9)
Series 1

Episode 7

Rufus Hound and guests with news, reviews and previews of what's happening in comedy this week.


SAT 03:30 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b0112dgc)
Series 1, Episodes 13-14

Chris should be careful what he puts his name to, and Kirsty gears up for her date.


SAT 04:00 Kington's Last Tapes (b0112dhd)
Tony Staveacre's highlights of candid conversations days before musician, writer and broadcaster Miles Kington died in 2008.


SAT 05:00 The Arts and How They Was Done (b007767y)
The Birth of Art and How They Done the Cave Paintings

Desmond Olivier Dingle and the National Theatre of Brent explore the Lascaux Caves. Stars Patrick Barlow. From April 2007.


SAT 05:30 Snap (b00thqvk)
Series 1

Episode 3

Doug's furious when he discovers Molly plans to take in a lodger.

Plus their best friends having a party, so it could be awkward if both Molly & Doug get an invite...

Paul Mendelson’s sitcom about life for a couple after they've split.

Molly …. Rebecca Lacey
Doug …. Paul Venables
Kaz …. Soumaya Keynes
Scarlet …. Rebecca Front
Annie …. Marlene Sidaway
Raymond …. Jonathan Tafler
Gwynneth Williams …. Jennifer Hill

Producer: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2003.


SAT 06:00 The Complete Smiley (b011cfjw)
A Murder of Quality

A public school in the early 1960s. When the wife of one of the masters is found bludgeoned to death, Smiley, out of loyalty to an old friend, finds himself investigating her death - an investigation that lifts the lid on a world of hidden passions and murderous hatreds.

John le Carré's thriller stars Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley, Geoffrey Palmer as Terence Fielding, Marcia Warren as Ailsa, Sam Dale as Inspector Rigby, Geoffrey Streatfield as Stanley Rode, Amanda Lawrence as Janey and Alison Pettitt as Ann Snow.

Dramatised by Shaun McKenna.

Director: Mark Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.


SAT 07:30 What's So Funny? (b0112dg9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:00 today]


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
Series 6

Episode 26

From Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, the American funny man introduces Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, and Jessica Lea Mayfield. From 2010.


SAT 09:00 I Did It My Way (b00b50pg)
Graeme Garden

Graeme talks to Peter Reed about his radio life and times, including how he became part of the hugely successful antidote to panel games.


SAT 12:00 Incredible Women - Omnibuses (b011cfk0)
Series 1 Omnibus

Jeremy Front interviews five extraordinary and unforgettable women. With the help of his sister Rebecca Front (The Thick of It, Nighty Night, The Day Today).


SAT 13:10 Leonard Rossiter - In a Nutshell (b00sj9yy)
New York, New York

"I got myself wedged on a train, and immediately it left the station a knife-fight began, apparently to the death..."

A snapshot from the 1980s of the unique American city recalled by Leonard Rossiter.

Written by Barry Pilton.

Producer: Louise Purslow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in February 1981.


SAT 13:15 Baldi (b007jlld)
Series 1

The Emerald Style

Priestly sleuth Paolo Baldi's attempt to wine and dine his spiritual director Father Troy at a leading Dublin hotel is interrupted by a murder taking place behind-the-scenes that very evening.

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi, Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, TP McKenna as Father Troy, Owen Roe as Superintendent Rynne, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid and Cathy Belton as Mona.
Murder mystery written by Simon Brett.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Lawrence Jackson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


SAT 14:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
Series 5

The Phantom Head Shaver

As baldness breaks out in Brighton, is there a connection to a glut of cheap tobacco

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan.

Starring:

Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

First billed as Crazy People, ten series of The Goon Show were recorded between 1951 and 1960, but sadly many of the earliest shows weren’t kept in the archive.

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1954.


SAT 14:30 Dad's Army (b007js9w)
Series 1

A Stripe for Frazer

When Captain Mainwaring promotes Private Frazer, his new powers go straight to his head...

The comic exploits of a Second World War Home Guard platoon in Walmington-on-Sea.

Adapted for radio from Jimmy Perry and David Croft's TV scripts by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Walker …. James Beck
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Captain Bailey …. Michael Knowles
Colonel Square …. Geoffrey Lumsden
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 The Complete Smiley (b011cfjw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 What's So Funny? (b0112dg9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:00 today]


SAT 18:00 The Scarifyers (b00vfhlm)
The Curse of the Black Comet

Episode 3

MI-13's Lionheart and Dunning head for Egypt to uncover the secret of the lost tombs. Stars Nicholas Courtney and Terry Molloy.


SAT 18:30 JG Ballard - The Drowned World (b00jcnk2)
Episode 4

Kerans desperately tries to re-flood the city. Robert Glenister concludes the author's 1962 story set in submerged London.


SAT 19:00 I Did It My Way (b00b50pg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Eddie Izzard (b00hhjfd)
Unrepeatable

The garrulous stand-up comedian entertains an audience at London's Albery Theatre, with a host of eclectic themes. From 1994.


SAT 23:00 Craig Russell - Lennox (b011cfk4)
Episode 1

The sardonic private eye is hired by 1950s Glasgow gang leaders the Three Kings. Taut neo-noir thriller read by Grant O'Rourke.


SAT 23:30 Scandinavian Chiller (b011cfnr)
Hakan Nesser - Woman With Birthmark

Episode 3

Inspector Van Veeteren investigates if the murder victims are connected. Scandinavian chiller read by Michael Maloney.



SUNDAY 22 MAY 2011

SUN 00:00 The Scarifyers (b00vfhlm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 JG Ballard - The Drowned World (b00jcnk2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Incredible Women - Omnibuses (b011cfk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:10 Leonard Rossiter - In a Nutshell (b00sj9yy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:10 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baldi (b007jlld)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 The Complete Smiley (b011cfjw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 What's So Funny? (b0112dg9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:00 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A Omnibus (b00l16tg)
Episode 1

A down-at-heel waiter goes on an Indian TV game show. The inspiration for hit film Slumdog Millionaire, starring Anand Tiwari.


SUN 07:10 Leonard Rossiter - In a Nutshell (b00sj8sx)
Power Struggles

"He first came to public attention as defender of the earth's ozone layer, which was threatened by intensive American aerosol deodorant usage."

A breakthrough in 'ecological physics' is scandalously ignored as revealed by Leonard Rossiter.

Written by Barry Pilton.

Producer: Louise Purslow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in February 1981.


SUN 07:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00769wf)
Fin de Siecle

Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain, starting with a soldier's wife. Read by Sylvestra Le Touzel.


SUN 07:30 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b0113086)
Series 2

3. 'I'm a cherry childless and proud of it'

"I'm a cherry childless and proud of it"

"I'd like to be romantic but I have a voice that makes children cry"

Sarah Millican is a life counsellor and modern-day agony aunt tackling the nation's problems head on, dishing out real advice for real people.

Assisted by her very own team of experts of the heart - man of the people local cabbie Terry, and self qualified counsellor Marion,

Sarah tackles the nation's problems head on and has a solution for everything.

Sarah ...... Sarah Millican
Marion ...... Ruth Bratt
Terry ...... Simon Daye
Jenny ...... Bridget Christie
Keith ...... Joe Wilkinson

Written by Sarah Millican.

Producer: Lianne Coop

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2011


SUN 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Saturday]


SUN 08:30 Dad's Army (b007js9w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Saturday]


SUN 09:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b011chj6)
Episode 3

With the loss of her only friend, Rusty is desperate to return to her second family in America. Stars Jessica Marshall-Gardiner.


SUN 09:30 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rfqhm)
Episode 1

Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic tale finds young Mary sent to England after the tragic death of her parents. Stars Beryl Reid.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b011cjhc)
Bill Nighy

Kirsty Young introduces the castaway choices of versatile actor Bill Nighy, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From March 2004.


SUN 10:50 Front Row Interviews (b011cjhf)
Wendy Cope

The poet in conversation with Mark Lawson, discussing her career and how she finds inspiration for her new poetry.


SUN 11:00 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00936vq)
Goodbye My Love

Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain. A mother and a wife face a departure. Read by Sylvestra Le Touzel.


SUN 11:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b0112dgc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:30 on Saturday]


SUN 11:45 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00954ql)
Good Evening Mrs Craven

Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain. A wife and a mistress await news. Read by Sylvestra Le Touzel.


SUN 12:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A Omnibus (b00l16tg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:10 Leonard Rossiter - In a Nutshell (b00sj8sx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:10 today]


SUN 13:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00769wf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b0113086)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 14:00 The Arts and How They Was Done (b007767y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 05:00 on Saturday]


SUN 14:30 Down the Line (b0112zz9)
Series 2

War and Chocolate

War, chocolate and toothpaste. Gary Bellamy hosts the spoof phone-in. Stars Rhys Thomas with Catherine Tate. From January 2007.


SUN 15:00 Electric Ink (b0116gvm)
Series 1

Episode 1

Maddox is an old school journalist struggling to keep up with new technology.

He feels the art of finding stories is being forgotten and he is not about to let that happen.

Old hacks meet new media in Alistair Beaton’s satire set in the changing world of the newspaper industry.

Maddox ...... Robert Lindsay
Oliver ...... Alex Jennings
Amelia ...... Elizabeth Berrington
Tasneem ...... Zita Sattar
Masha ...... Debbie Chazen
Freddy ...... Ben Willbond
Announcer ...... Matt Addis

With additional material by Tom Mitchelson.

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2009.


SUN 15:30 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00936z4)
Series 1

Episode 1

Sweethearts Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr won the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest, but find themselves suddenly thrust back into the limelight when their song is used on TV.

The only snag is they can no longer stand the sight of one another...

Series 1 of Mike Coleman's sitcom starring June Whitfield and Roy Hudd.

Tommy Franklin ...... Roy Hudd
Sheila Parr ...... June Whitfield

With Pat Coombs, Julian Eardley, Joshua Henderson, Chris Pavlo and Terry Wogan.

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1998.


SUN 16:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b011chj6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 16:30 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rfqhm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 18:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011cjhh)
Rendezvous With Rama

Episode 1

When a mysterious space object appears in the solar system, SV Endeavour's crew are sent to investigate. Stars Richard Dillane.


SUN 19:00 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00936vq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b0112dgc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:30 on Saturday]


SUN 19:45 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00954ql)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 today]


SUN 20:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Saturday]


SUN 20:30 Dad's Army (b007js9w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Saturday]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b011cjhc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:50 Front Row Interviews (b011cjhf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 today]


SUN 22:00 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b0113086)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Masterson Inheritance (b007jswh)
Series 1

The Tatting of the Mastersons

The Wild West is the setting for a show-down over faulty dental work!

An improvised historical saga of a family at war with itself - based entirely on audience suggestions.

Starring Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Caroline Quentin, Jim Sweeney and Phelim McDermott.

Producer: Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1993.


SUN 23:00 The Ape That Got Lucky (b0081sw3)
Man or Monkey

A look at how so many of the things we imagine to be human characteristics are really just animal ones.

Plus a glimpse at where evolution might take the human race next.

A spoof exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.


SUN 23:30 Dry Slopes (b00lr3nz)
Series 1

The Day of Judgement

Perpetually unemployed and friendless loser Angus Dry agonises over the death of a bee.

Nick Ball’s sitcom about the unemployed son of a high-flying mother.

Angus Dry ...... Nick Ball
Mum ...... Louisa Rix

With Robert Harley, Toby Longworth and Julie Gibbs.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1995.



MONDAY 23 MAY 2011

MON 00:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011cjhh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b011cjhc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:50 Front Row Interviews (b011cjhf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00936vq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b0112dgc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 03:30 on Saturday]


MON 02:45 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00954ql)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 The Arts and How They Was Done (b007767y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 05:00 on Saturday]


MON 03:30 Down the Line (b0112zz9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Sunday]


MON 04:00 Electric Ink (b0116gvm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 15:00 on Sunday]


MON 04:30 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00936z4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 15:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b011chj6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rfqhm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvkk)
Clouds of Witness

Mary Quite Contrary

Mystery deepens over the illness of Lord Peter Wimsey's sister, Lady Mary Wimsey.

As he continues his investigation into Captain Cathcart's murder, the upper class sleuth's mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver has arrived...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Patricia Routledge as the Dowager Duchess of Denver, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Miriam Margolyes as Miss Tarrant, David Sinclair as Doctor Thorpe and Bonnie Hurren as the Woman/Cockney.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


MON 06:30 Agatha Raisin (b011ckhy)
Series 1

The Vicious Vet

A handsome vet's arrival in the Cotswold village of Carsely sparks a murder trail for the amateur sleuth.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beaton’s novel.

Agatha Raisin …. Penelope Keith
Peter Bladen …. Ewan Bailey
James Lacey …. Malcolm Sinclair
Paul Bladen …. Jon Glover
Mrs Bloxby …. Liza Sadovy
DC Bill Wong …. Ben Crowe
Fred Huntingdon …. Jillie Meers
Mrs Josephs …. Joanna McCullum

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


MON 07:00 Ballylenon (b007q9kc)
Series 2

Episode 2

Phonsie and his diminutive sidekick, columnist Stumpy Bonnar, battle to keep young Josie from the clutches of Packy McGoldrick, but have they met their match?

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal, in 1954, before the days of mass tourism and proper plumbing in every home.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Phonsie Doherty …. T.P. McKenna
Muriel McConkey …. Margaret D'Arcy
Vera McConkey …. Stella McCusker
Vivienne Boal …. Aine McCartney
Guard Gallagher …. John Hewitt
Stumpy Bonnar …. Gerard McSorley
Packy McGoldrick …. Charlie Bonnar
Josie Doherty …. Ciara McKeown

Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1995.


MON 07:30 Down the Line (b011ckn2)
Series 2

Bullying and Property Sales

Bullying, and property abroad. Gary Bellamy hosts the spoof phone-in. Stars Rhys Thomas and Charlie Higson. From January 2007.


MON 08:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
Series 2

Episode 13

Sea bound drama with Moby Duck and Kenneth Horne seeks a bona performer for the BBC's DG courtesy of Julian and Sandy.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden and Bill Pertwee.

Recorded at the BBC's Paris Studio in Lower Regent Street, London. Announcer: Douglas Smith

Round The Horne was born out of the demise of BBC radio comedy Beyond Our Ken, after the end of writer Eric Merriman's involvement. Using the same cast and producer, Barry Took and Marty Feldman were persuaded to write the scripts - which led to four series that ran between 1965 and 1968 - packed full of parodies, recurring characters, catchphrases and double-entendres.

Music by Edwin Braden and the Hornblowers and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1966.


MON 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b011ckn4)
Series 7

Episode 8

Fifth Division football - and Professor Prune goes on a Victorian adventure.

Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie.

Sketches written by Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie

Originating from the Cambridge University Footlights revue 'Cambridge Circus', ISIRTA ran for 8 years on BBC Radio and quickly developed a cult following.

Music and songs by Bill Oddie, Liam Cohen and Dave Lee.

Producer: David Hatch/Peter Titheradge

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1969.


MON 09:00 Never Too Late (b011d6rc)
Mildred and the Man

Man-mad Mildred's passions are aroused by the return of an old flame.

A surviving episode from the BBC archive of Terry Gregson's sitcom about a group of highly active pensioners starring Thora Hird.

Hilda Spriggett …. Thora Hird
Mildred Emmett …. Avis Bunnage
Emily Holroyd …. Megs Jenkins
Albert Pickles …. Kenneth Connor
Tommy Preston …. Joe Gladwyn

Producer: Edward Taylor.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1981.


MON 09:30 The Party Line (b010p0pf)
Series 1

Episode 1

The frustrations of a backbench MP. Topical sitcom from Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Starring James Fleet. From May 2005.


MON 10:00 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b011d6rf)
Series 2

4. 'It's me or the dog'

"It's me or the dog!"

"My phobias are out of control but I'm too scared to even admit it"

Sarah Millican is a life counsellor and modern-day agony aunt tackling the nation's problems head on, dishing out real advice for real people.

Assisted by her very own team of experts of the heart - man of the people local cabbie Terry, and self qualified counsellor Marion,

Sarah tackles the nation's problems head on and has a solution for everything.

Sarah ...... Sarah Millican
Marion ...... Ruth Bratt
Terry ...... Simon Daye
Laura ...... Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Barry ...... Harry Peacock
John ...... Tim Key

Written by Sarah Millican.

Producer: Lianne Coop

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2011


MON 10:30 The House I Grew Up In (b00ctl6p)
Series 2

Sir Tom Farmer

Wendy Robbins presents a series revisiting the childhood neighbourhoods of influential Britons.

She meets Sir Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur and philanthropist, on his boyhood stamping ground of Leith.


MON 11:00 Plantagenet (b011d77j)
Series 1

What Is a Man?

By the 1180s - the first of the House of Anjou to be King of England - Henry II had reigned for 30 years and was coming under increasing opposition from his own sons...

Mike Walker's trilogy - inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, and the accounts of the lives of the Plantagenet Kings.

Starring David Warner as King Henry II, Jane Lapotaire as Queen Eleanor, Joseph Cohen-Cole as Prince Richard, Piers Wehner as Prince Hal, Rhys Jennings as Prince Geoffrey, Stephen Hogan as William Marshall, Bruce Alexander as Bertran de Bourne, Philip Fox as King Louis and John Biggins as Courtier

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Just a Minute (b01132zd)
Series 60

Episode 1

Nicholas Parsons is back with the first of a new series of Just a Minute, the show that stretches your linguistic elastic to breaking point. On today's show we learn Paul Merton's motto is Work Hard Be Happy whereas Tony Hawks' motto is You're Never Too Old to Be Told Off By a Park Keeper.

Joining Nicholas Parsons over the course of this series are Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, Josie Lawrence, Julian Clary, Gyles Brandreth, Jenny Elair, Sue Perkins, Graham Norton, Tony Hawks and new girl Fi Glover.


MON 13:00 Wimsey (b007jvkk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Agatha Raisin (b011ckhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A (b00l1rzc)
1,000,000 Rupees

An incident with a gun helps Thomas answer the next question, despite the quizmaster's efforts to thwart him. Stars Anand Tiwari.


MON 14:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00769wf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 on Sunday]


MON 14:30 F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (b007jn11)
Episode 6

Nick is helpless watching Gatsby's faltering attempts to win Daisy Buchanan back. Can you really repeat the past?

F Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel about aspiration in boom-time America. Read in 10-parts by Sam Robards.

Abridged by Neville Teller.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.


MON 14:45 John Boyne - The House of Special Purpose (b011d77m)
Episode 1

Visiting his wife in hospital, Georgy Jachmenev recalls early life in Imperial Russia. David Warner reads John Boyne's novel.


MON 15:00 Have Your Cake (b011d7nb)
Bitter Chocolate Cake

Spectacular cakes for special moments - Maggie helps neighbour Sabina. Nicola Baldwin's culinary drama stars Lesley Sharp.


MON 15:45 An Utterly Impartial History of Britain (b011d7nd)
Dire Combustion

John O'Farrell's take on Bonfire night and The Great Fire of London. With Mark Perry, Jan Ravens and Rupert Degas.


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b011d8n1)
Mel Giedroyc has her finger on the buzzer for the Keep It in the Family quiz, and listens out for some popular garden songbirds.


MON 17:00 Ballylenon (b007q9kc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 17:30 Down the Line (b011ckn2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 18:00 Doctor Who (b011d8n3)
The Whispering Forest

Episode 2

The inhabitants of Purity Bay turn violent on the time travellers, and there's greater danger in store. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton.


MON 18:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmd7)
Series 1

4. The Time Ship

"The ship was as tall as a skyscraper and as long as an ocean liner - its hull was round, like a submarine's."

Taken hostage by the aliens, the crew discover more about their mysterious captors.

Charles Chilton's intergalactic adventure starring Barry Foster and Nicky Henson.

Captain Saxon Berry .... Barry Foster
Chipper .... Nicky Henson
Magnus .... Nigel Stock
Lauderic .... Tony Osoba
Ifwa .... Wendy Murray
Treia .... Theresa Streatfeild
Voedica .... Lolly Cockerell
Jennie .... Jenny Twigge

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1984.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b011ckn4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Wimsey (b007jvkk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Agatha Raisin (b011ckhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Plantagenet (b011d77j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b01132zd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


MON 22:30 The Atkinson People (b007k271)
Barry Good

A wry, startling, in-depth probe into the life of a spoof pop star. Stars Rowan Atkinson. From November 1979.


MON 23:00 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b011d6rf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 23:30 Weak at the Top (b00tbb7d)
Series 2

Conference

John Weak designs the perfect company conference using only a video of great sporting moments and that fox from Channel 5 News.

Randy, devious, sexist and workshy, John Weak puts the man into management – in the return of Guy Browning’s sitcom.

Starring Alexander Armstrong as marketing maestro and "totty" magnet John Weak.

Hayley ...... Clare Perkns
Sir Marcus ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Bill Peters ...... Ron Cook
Hayley ...... Clare Perkns
Ross Fullbright ...... Ewan Bailey
Giles Renton Willis ...... Stephen Critchlow
Marian Davis ...... Adjoa Andoh
Camilla Harma-McCall ...... Beth Chalmers

Producer: Jonquil Panting

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.



TUESDAY 24 MAY 2011

TUE 00:00 Doctor Who (b011d8n3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmd7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Wimsey (b007jvkk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Agatha Raisin (b011ckhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Never Too Late (b011d6rc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 The Party Line (b010p0pf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b011d6rf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 03:30 The House I Grew Up In (b00ctl6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:30 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Plantagenet (b011d77j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Ballylenon (b007q9kc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Down the Line (b011ckn2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvkp)
Clouds of Witness

The Morning After

Despite his sister Mary's confession, the aristocratic murder mystery is far from over yet for Lord Peter Wimsey...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Patricia Routledge as the Duchess of Denver, Malcolm Hayes as Murbles, Clifford Norgate as Goyles and Brian Oulton as Sir Impy Biggs.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


TUE 06:30 Agatha Raisin (b011d9p3)
Series 1

The Body in the Bathroom

Hunting the village killer, the amateur sleuth resorts to barefaced lies, burglary and badger-watching.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beaton’s novel.

Agatha Raisin …. Penelope Keith
Peter Bladen …. Ewan Bailey
James Lacey …. Malcolm Sinclair
Mrs Bloxby …. Liza Sadovy
DC Bill Wong …. Ben Crowe
Fred Huntingdon …. Jillie Meers

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


TUE 07:00 The World As We Know It (b00fnrkf)
Around the World in 80 Hours

It's Bank Holiday weekend and Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail see no reason to end their usual habits just because the world has ended.

So they do what they usually do and go away on holiday. But with the choice of anywhere in the world, where will they go?

Sitcom by Luke Sorba.

Donna ...... Meera Syal
Johnny ...... Toby Longworth
Patrick ...... Luke Sorba
Abigail ...... Carla Mendonca
The Stranger ...... Simon Greenall

Producer: Elizabeth Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1999.


TUE 07:30 The Sunday Format (b011db20)
Series 2

Episode 5

Doctors - are they curing us to death? Radio's very own posh paper has the scoop. With Simon Greenall. From December 2000.


TUE 08:00 Take It From Here (b011db7s)
From 26/11/1953

Sabotage at the BBC, and Eth dithers over home decor in The Glums. With Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. From November 1953.


TUE 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7fy)
Series 2

Get Off With Life The Burkiss Way

Thrills abound as the RAC do their version of 'Gone With the Wind'.

The Burkiss Way to Dynamic Living

Appearing for the prosecution and defence: Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees, Chris Emmett and Fred Harris.

From briefs prepared by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Under the judicial eye of producer: Simon Brett.

Cult sketch show first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1977.


TUE 09:00 1834 (b011db7v)
The Time Machine

Jason decides the invention of the toasted sandwich maker will sort out his new 19th-century life.

21st-century teacher, Jason Slater, is coming to terms with waking up in 19th-century Macclesfield.

In Jim Poyser's riotous comedy of transportation and delight, Jason is now Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport with a faithful valet, Ned.

Jason Slater ...... Michael Begley
Ned ...... Joe Caffrey
Hoskins ...... Kenneth Alan Taylor
Lord Belport ...... Mark Chatterton
Stubbs ...... Glenn Cunningham
Millicent ...... Julia Rounthwaite

Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2003.


TUE 09:30 The Leopard in Autumn (b00rzky4)
Series 2

An Englishman Abroad

Monte Guano, the pettiest of Italian states, plays host to an honoured English aristocratic guest - the somewhat suspect Lord Luton.

Second series of the comedy drama set in Renaissance Italy devised by Neal Anthony.

Written by Sue Limb.

Stars David Swift as Ludovico, Sian Phillips as Plethora, Graham Crowden as Francesco, Saskia Wickham as Rosalie, Paul Bigley as Alessandro and Nicholas Grace as Lord Luton.

Producer: Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2002.


TUE 10:00 Ambridge Extra (b011db7x)
Series 1

Episode 15

Jamie's got money troubles, while Fallon is all ears.


TUE 10:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00936vq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


TUE 10:30 It's a Funny Business (b011dd7f)
Ted Ray

One of Britain's most popular comedians of the 1950s and 60s relives some of the humorous moments from his career. From 1977.


TUE 11:00 Plantagenet (b011dd7h)
Series 1

Lionheart

Prince Richard has become heir apparent, but in the face of Henry II's refusal to acknowledge his position, he turns to the Crusades.

Mike Walker's trilogy - inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, and the accounts of the lives of the Plantagenet Kings.

Starring David Warner as King Henry II, Jane Lapotaire as Queen Eleanor, Ed Stoppard as Richard, Stephen Hogan as William Marshall, John Biggins as King Philip, Raad Rawi as Saladin, Khalid Laith as El-adel, Ewan Hooper as Baldwin, Neil Stuke as Prince John, Philip Fox as Hugh, Rhys Jennings as Robert of Champagne, Piers Wehner as Conrad, Bruce Alexander as the Master and Joseph Cohen-Cole as the Secretary.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.


TUE 12:00 Take It From Here (b011db7s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Clare in the Community (b00snrjy)
Series 6

Some Others Do 'Ave 'Em

Clare Barker's back on the social work frontline as a vomiting bug hits her colleagues.

Clare Barker is the self-absorbed social worker who has the right jargon for every problem she comes across, though never a practical solution. But there are plenty of challenges out there for an involved, caring social worker. Or even Clare.

Clare ... Sally Phillips
Brian ... Alex Lowe
Helen ... Liza Tarbuck
Ray ... Richard Lumsden
Libby ... Sarah Kendall
Megan/Na ... Nina Conti
Peggy ... Rosemary Leach
Dolly ... Doreen Mantle

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2010.


TUE 13:00 Wimsey (b007jvkp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Agatha Raisin (b011d9p3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A (b00l1tt6)
10,000,000 Rupees

Can Thomas's encounters with the Tragedy Queen help him reach the next stage of the game? Stars Anand Tiwari.


TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b011db7x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 14:30 F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (b007jn1h)
Episode 7

Tom is astounded as Gatsby finally confronts him with his true feelings for his wife, Daisy. Read by Sam Robards.


TUE 14:45 John Boyne - The House of Special Purpose (b011dd7k)
Episode 2

Georgy recalls his position in St Petersburg as companion to the Tsar's son, Alexei. Read by David Warner.


TUE 15:00 Have Your Cake (b011dd7m)
Private Parkin

A man claiming to be a chef gatecrashes the cake club. Nicola Baldwin's culinary drama stars Lesley Sharp and Tamsin Greig.


TUE 15:45 An Utterly Impartial History of Britain (b011dd7p)
The Vikings

Harald Wartooth, immigration, Alfred and the cakes, murder and pillage: all grist to John O'Farrell's mill. With Jan Ravens.


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b011dd7r)
Mel Giedroyc wishes songstress Adele a happy birthday, finds out about mirror mazes and optical illusions, and enters the world of celebrity hairdressing.


TUE 17:00 The World As We Know It (b00fnrkf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 17:30 The Sunday Format (b011db20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 18:00 Doctor Who (b011ddmx)
The Whispering Forest

Episode 3

Nyssa and Turlough uncover the secrets of the Takers, and the Time Lord walks into a trap. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Mark Strickland.


TUE 18:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmdr)
Series 1

5. Threshold of Stars

"And what happens if we fail the test?" "It's obvious. We'll be killed."

Held captive by their abductors, the Space Force crew discover exactly what the aliens are after - while Chipper causes concern.

Charles Chilton's intergalactic adventure starring Barry Foster and Nicky Henson.

Captain Saxon Berry .... Barry Foster
Chipper .... Nicky Henson
Magnus .... Nigel Stock
Lauderic .... Tony Osoba
Ifwa .... Wendy Murray
Treia .... Theresa Streatfeild
Voedica .... Lolly Cockerell
Jennie .... Jenny Twigge

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1984.


TUE 19:00 Take It From Here (b011db7s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7fy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Wimsey (b007jvkp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Agatha Raisin (b011d9p3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Plantagenet (b011dd7h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 22:00 Clare in the Community (b00snrjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Vent (b00sy275)
Series 1

Don't Bet on It

As Ben lies on a ventilator in hospital, Mary and Mum put the racing on to try to bring him out of his coma. It doesn't work, but Ben does somehow seem to have developed a knack for predicting the winners, if only he could think of a way of telling anyone.

Meanwhile John Dee, Queen Elizabeth I's own fortune teller, appears in Ben's brain, with some unhelpful observations about what the future might hold.

Dark sitcom written by Nigel Smith.

Starring Neil Pearson as Ben Smith, Fiona Allen as Mary, Josie Lawrence as Mum and Leslie Ash as Blitzkrieg.

With Mark Perry, Dave Lamb, Jo Martin, Giles New, Hils Barker and David Mitchell.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


TUE 23:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b0081rcb)
Series 2

The Speech

Curmudgeonly Ed is speech ghost-writing and tries to fund his daughter's wedding.

Welcome back to the comical world of Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive e-mail.

Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon.

Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.

Featuring:

Stephanie Cole
John Fortune
Martin Hyder
Philip Jackson
Rita May
Geoffrey McGivern
Barunka O'Shaughnessy
Sally Grace
Geoffrey Whitehead
Tom Colebrook
Alice Lowe

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2005.


TUE 23:30 The Nimmo Twins in... (b00jh6jw)
Series 1

Norwich

The duo desperately seek inspiration for the final script of their series. Stars Karl Minns and Owen Evans. From September 2000.



WEDNESDAY 25 MAY 2011

WED 00:00 Doctor Who (b011ddmx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Wimsey (b007jvkp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Agatha Raisin (b011d9p3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 1834 (b011db7v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:30 The Leopard in Autumn (b00rzky4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Ambridge Extra (b011db7x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 03:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00936vq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


WED 03:30 It's a Funny Business (b011dd7f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:30 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Plantagenet (b011dd7h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 The World As We Know It (b00fnrkf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 The Sunday Format (b011db20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvkv)
Clouds of Witness

In a Fog

On the trail of the Grimethorpes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Bunter get lost on the moor...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as Jake and Alan Rowe as the Warden Rescuer.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.


WED 06:30 Agatha Raisin (b011dg1r)
Series 1

The Potted Gardener

Competition for a new garden festival in the village turns nasty, with the Grim Reaper on the prowl.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beaton’s novel.

Agatha Raisin …. Penelope Keith
James Lacey …. Malcolm Sinclair
Roy …. David Holt
Bernard Spott …. Paul Brooke
Mrs Bloxby …. Liza Sadovy
DC Bill Wong …. Ben Crowe

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


WED 07:00 Life in London (b011dg1t)
The Fancy

Tom and Jerry visit a cockfight, try to buy a horse, meet a sporting legend and lay a wager on which is better, London or the West Country.

Meanwhile, garrulous narrator Pierce Egan takes literary critic William Hazlitt to his first boxing match.

Starring Greg Wise, Mark Gatiss and James Bachman.

Pierce Egan’s 19th-century comic novel adapted by Dan Tetsell.

Corinthian Tom .... Greg Wise
Jerry Hawthorn .... Mark Gatiss
Bob Logic .... James Bachman
Plausible Jack .... Ben Graves
William Hazlitt/Tom Cribb .... Alex Mcqueen
Mrs Egan .... Alys Torrence
Pierce Egan .... Geoffrey McGivern

Music: Ben Walker

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2006.


WED 07:30 The Very World of Milton Jones (b00fr0dl)
Series 2

Episode 2

Struck by lightning, the comedian's life flashes before him, as his very Welshness is called into question. From November 1999.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpd5)
Series 6

The Last Bus Home

It's a long walk home in the rain when Sid, Bill and The Lad Himself get stranded.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Warren Mitchell and Hugo Morton.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music written by Wally Stott.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1959.


WED 08:30 Yes Minister (b007jlbc)
Series 1

The Economy Drive

MP Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example - won't it?

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

Jim Hacker ...... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby ...... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard ...... Derek Fowlds
Annie Hacker ...... Diana Hoddinot
Frank Weisel ...... Bill Nighy
Sir Frederick ...... Peter Cellier
Nellie ...... Valerie Murray
Ron Watson ...... Milton Johns
Jane ...... Carol Boyd

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.


WED 09:00 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b007jvtb)
Series 2

Episode 1

All set for divorce and a new home, ad man Ken Handley gets a surprise at the agency.

Martin Jarvis stars in Guy Jenkin and Jon Canter’s satire set in the competitive world of advertising

Ken Handley ...... Martin Jarvis
Sandy ...... Christopher Godwin
Freddie ...... Lockwood West
Deborah ...... Rosalind Ayres
Ambrose ...... Paul Jesson
Angus ...... Michael Jenner
Receptionist ...... Stacey Tendeter
Mr Cheater ...... James Griffiths

With Joss Ackland, Miriam Margolyes, John Shrapnel, Imelda Staunton and David Tate.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1984.


WED 09:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b011f7pk)
Humph's last show features Sound Charades and the Swanee Kazoo. With Andy Hamilton and Jack Dee. From Peterborough.


WED 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b011cjhc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


WED 10:50 Front Row Interviews (b011cjhf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


WED 11:00 Plantagenet (b011djb6)
Series 1

John, by the Grace of God

The fourth son of Henry II never expected to succeed to the English throne. When he does, he reveals a talent for making enemies.

Mike Walker's trilogy - inspired by Holinshed's Chronicles, and the accounts of the lives of the Plantagenet Kings.

Starring David Warner as King Henry II, Jane Lapotaire as Queen Eleanor, Ed Stoppard as King Richard, Neil Stuke as King John, Stephen Hogan as William Marshall, Ryan Watson as Prince Arthur, Emerald O'Hanrahan as Queen Isabelle, John Biggins as King Philip, Raad Rawi as Saladin, Khalid Laith as El-Adel, Ewan Hooper as the Doctor, Joseph Cohen-Cole as Girard, Bruce Alexander as De Roche, Piers Wehnher as Fitzwalter, Rhys Jennings as Will Marshall and Bertie Gilbert as Prince Henry.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpd5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 The Gobetweenies (b01130pl)
Series 1

Commendation and Competition

David Tennant and Sarah Alexander star as the exes determined their marital failures will not get in the way of good parenting.

Lucy gets inspired by art and creates her own Angel of the North London - but she is confused by Joe's refusal to take her to an exhibition of his own work.

Meanwhile Mimi is stuck as usual with annoying Helen who overuses the word 'achingly', hits on Joe and is oddly pretending to find Tom's lame jokes a hoot.

If it's Wednesday... it must be Holloway

Cast List:
Joe ..... David Tennant
Mimi ..... Sarah Alexander
Tom ..... Finlay Christie
Lucy ..... Phoebe Abbott
Katy ..... Ophelia Davidson
Helen ..... Tracy-Ann Oberman

Writer: Marcella Evaristi

Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Gordon Kennedy
An Absolutely Production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 13:00 Wimsey (b007jvkv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Agatha Raisin (b011dg1r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A (b00l21x5)
100,000,000 Rupees

The sneaky quizmaster shows his true colours in an attempt to derail hopeful champ Thomas. Stars Anand Tiwari.


WED 14:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b00954ql)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday]


WED 14:30 F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (b007jn20)
Episode 8

Tom and Gatsby's struggle for Daisy's love sparks some tragic consequences. Read by Sam Robards.


WED 14:45 John Boyne - The House of Special Purpose (b011djvh)
Episode 3

Royal household newcomer Georgy takes a train with the Tsarevich to army headquarters. Read by David Warner.


WED 15:00 Have Your Cake (b011djvk)
Fairy Cakes

When her daughter quits art school, Maggie enlists help and gets baking. Amanda Whittington's culinary drama stars Lesley Sharp.


WED 15:45 An Utterly Impartial History of Britain (b011djvm)
Revolting Times

One man, one vote? It wasn't always so, as John O'Farrell explains at length. With Mark Perry, Jan Ravens and Rupert Degas.


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b011dknw)
Mel Giedroyc with more of Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass, and the music which means the most to comedy superwoman Ruth Jones.


WED 17:00 Life in London (b011dg1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 17:30 The Very World of Milton Jones (b00fr0dl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 18:00 Doctor Who (b011dkmy)
The Whispering Forest

Episode 4

The settlers confront their demons, but as the time travellers leave, one of them reveals a secret. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Janet Fielding.


WED 18:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmf6)
Series 1

6. Marooned in Space

The space crew battle to escape from the aliens, who are trying to target Chipper.

Concluding Charles Chilton's intergalactic adventure, starring Barry Foster and Nicky Henson.

Captain Saxon Berry .... Barry Foster
Chipper .... Nicky Henson
Magnus .... Nigel Stock
Lauderic .... Tony Osoba

With Wendy Murray and Teresa Stretfield

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1984.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpd5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 Yes Minister (b007jlbc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Wimsey (b007jvkv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Agatha Raisin (b011dg1r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Plantagenet (b011djb6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 22:00 The Gobetweenies (b01130pl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


WED 22:30 The Secret World (b011dkny)
Series 1

Episode 2

From Lord Alan Sugar to Bruce Forsyth - Jon Culshaw explores the bizarre private lives of famous folk.

The comedy impressions series examining the bizarre and private lives of public people.

Starring:

Jon Culshaw
Margaret Cabourn Smith
Julian Dutton
Jess Robinson
Lewis Macleod
Duncan Wisbey

Written by Bill Dare, Julian Dutton, Tom Jameson & Nev Fountain, Rufus Jones and Dan Skinner.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2009.


WED 23:00 Acropolis Now (b007r431)
Series 1

Sheep

Socrates and friends enter the Intellectual Olympics, but Heraclitus is side-tracked. Stars Stephen Moore. From January 2001.


WED 23:30 Deep Trouble (b00t6sjh)
Series 2

Episode 1

A new crew member and a noxious gas make their mark on nuclear submarine HMS Goliath. Stars Jim Field Smith. From May 2007.



THURSDAY 26 MAY 2011

THU 00:00 Doctor Who (b011dkmy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jmf6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Wimsey (b007jvkv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Agatha Raisin (b011dg1r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b007jvtb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b011f7pk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b011cjhc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


THU 03:50 Front Row Interviews (b011cjhf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


THU 04:00 Plantagenet (b011djb6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Life in London (b011dg1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Very World of Milton Jones (b00fr0dl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvl0)
Clouds of Witness

The Barometer Falls

Lord Peter Wimsey probes the whereabouts of his brother on the night of the murder - and Mary takes the stand...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as Jake, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Garard Green as Sir Wigmore Rinsing and John Forrest as Benson.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.


THU 06:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f3p9)
Series 1

The Gardener's Legacy

When her garden festival arch-rival is murdered, the amateur sleuth digs deep to root out the wrongdoer.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beaton’s novel.

Agatha Raisin …. Penelope Keith
James Lacey …. Malcolm Sinclair
Roy …. David Holt
Bernard Spott …. Paul Brooke
Mrs Bloxby …. Liza Sadovy
DC Bill Wong …. Ben Crowe

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


THU 07:00 The Brothers (b007mc8t)
Series 1

Episode 4

Arson and revolving bow ties - just another day for Nigel and Michael. Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From June 2004.


THU 07:30 Electric Ink (b011f3pc)
Series 1

Episode 2

Circulation is going through the roof.

Old hacks meet new media in Alistair Beaton’s satire set in the changing world of the newspaper industry.

Maddox ...... Robert Lindsay
Oliver ...... Alex Jennings
Amelia ...... Elizabeth Berrington
Tasneem ...... Zita Sattar
Masha ...... Debbie Chazen
Freddy ...... Ben Willbond
Announcer ...... Matt Addis

With additional material by Tom Mitchelson.

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2009.


THU 08:00 The Men from the Ministry (b011f3pf)
The Foolproof Fool

Lamb finds his true vocation - but how will he cope with his big opportunity?

A weekly tribute to all those who work in government departments.

Stars Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler. With Norma Ronald, Ronald Baddiley and John Graham.

Written by Edward Taylor and John Graham.

'The Men from the Ministry' ran for 14 series between 1962 and 1977. Deryck Guyler replaced Wilfrid Hyde-White from 1966. Sadly many episodes didn't survive in the archive, however the BBC's Transcription Service re-recorded 14 shows in 1980 - never broadcast in the UK, until the arrival of BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.


THU 08:30 Jim the Great (b011f57l)
Series 1

The Turn of the Tide

The King needs to entertain the peasants, what about a lecture on ecology? Starring Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.


THU 09:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00954vf)
Series 1

Episode 2

It's time for singing duo Tommy and Sheila's comeback appearance - they're on after the stripper!

Winners of the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest, sweethearts Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr are back in the limelight. The only snag is they can't stand the sight of each another...

Mike Coleman's sitcom stars June Whitfield and Roy Hudd.

Tommy Franklin ...... Roy Hudd
Sheila Parr ...... June Whitfield

With Pat Coombs, Julian Eardley, Joshua Henderson, Chris Pavlo, Edward Halsted and Rachel Smith.

Singers: John Barr and Lisa Peace

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1998.


THU 09:30 Just a Minute (b011f57q)
From Bath, chairman Nicholas Parsons welcomes Derek Nimmo, Clement Freud, Paul Merton and Julian Clary. From July 1998.


THU 10:00 Ambridge Extra (b011f57s)
Series 1

Episode 16

Jamie's got a decision to make, and Chaz hears some worrying news.


THU 10:15 Loose Ends (b0118brh)
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Louis Theroux begins his weird weekend on Loose Ends. His latest documentary looks at the lives of staff and inmates of Miami's infamous Mega Jail. Louis spends time in the holding-pen for the unconvicted. The inmates there are awaiting trail which can take years and live under a gladiatorial code - having to fight for food, status and just to pass the time...

With early appearances on Blue Peter Sophie Ellis-Bextor was clearly always marked for stardom. She has built up a successful pop career over the last decade since her beginnings with the phenomenally successful Groovejet (If This Ain't Love). Sophie performs her latest single, Starlight, and talks to Clive about her new album, Make A Scene.

Celia Walden is a journalist and author of 'Babysitting George', her memoir about spending a summer in the company of George Best, in the year before he died. She recounts a life of passions and addictions as well as a complexity and intelligence often overlooked by the tabloid press.

Emma Freud conducts an interview with the BAFTA award-winning Choirmaster Gareth Malone. He shares his passion of classical music and tries to make us understand and appreciate the genre more in his new book 'Music for the People - The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Classical Music'.

And there's even more music from Doncaster - the roots folk 4 piece In Fear of Olive who perform I'm Sure They'll Fall from their debut EP 'All We Can Do Is Wonder'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


THU 11:00 The Complete Smiley (b07pt2lr)
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

Episode 1

Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel featuring intelligence officer George Smiley.

Berlin, the early 1960s - the Wall is up between East and West and the Cold War is at freezing point. Alec Leamas is Circus Head of Station in Berlin, and his network of agents in East Germany is in great danger.

Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Alec Leamas ...... Brian Cox
Liz Gold ...... Ruth Gemmell
Control ...... John Rowe
Peter Guillam ...... Richard Dillane
Elsie/Elvira ...... Siobhan Redmond
Ashe ...... Jamie Newall
Miss Crail ...... Liza Sadovy
Mr Pitt ...... Philip Fox
Grocer ...... David Hargreaves
CIA Man ...... Benjamin Askew.


THU 12:00 The Men from the Ministry (b011f3pf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 The Simon Day Show (b0112ydl)
Series 1

Tommy Cockles

Simon Day and his characters welcome listeners to The Mallard, a small provincial theatre somewhere in the UK. Each week one of Simon's characters come to perform at The Mallard and we hear the highlights of that night's show along with the back stage and front of house goings on at the theatre itself.

This week, comedy legend Tommy Cockles performs at the Mallard and is stunned to discover that manager Ron Bone has no idea who he is.

Cast list:

Tommy Cockles ..... Simon Day
Catherine ..... Catherine Shepherd
Goose ..... Felix Dexter
Ron Bone ..... Simon Greenall

Written by Simon Day
Produced by Colin Anderson.


THU 13:00 Wimsey (b007jvl0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f3p9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A (b00l2jh2)
100,000,000 Rupees (continued)

Thomas is stumped, so he phones a friend in hope of an answer. Stars Anand Tiwari.


THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b011f57s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 14:30 F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (b007jn2k)
Episode 9

Nick witnesses Gatsby's failure to convince Daisy to be with him and Autumn, as fresh tragedy arrives. Read by Sam Robards.


THU 14:45 John Boyne - The House of Special Purpose (b011f57x)
Episode 4

Painful memories for Georgy over Zoya's betrayal and Alexei's accident while in his care. Read by David Warner.


THU 15:00 Have Your Cake (b011f57z)
Scripture Cake

A recipe triggers an unlikely friendship for Maggie. Amanda Whittington's tasty drama stars Lesley Sharp and Sheila Hancock.


THU 15:45 An Utterly Impartial History of Britain (b011f581)
The Norman Conquest

How did Britain take to William the Conqueror's fancy French ways? John O'Farrell explains. With Jan Ravens and Rupert Degas.


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b011f583)
As Alice confronts brought-to-life chessmen in her looking-glass world, Mel Giedroyc discovers the oddities of chess playing in the real world.


THU 17:00 The Brothers (b007mc8t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 17:30 Electric Ink (b011f3pc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 18:00 Doctor Who (b011f585)
The Cradle of the Snake

Episode 1

Tegan's Mara nightmare returns. The Time Lord, Turlough and Nyssa head for Manussa to seek help. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Janet Fielding.


THU 18:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jn3c)
Series 2

The Return of the Sun God

On patrol in Egypt - scanning the sky for asteroids - the crew of Space Force witness a massive ball of light coming towards Earth...

Charles Chilton's second intergalactic adventure series in six parts starring Barry Foster.

Captain Saxon Berry ...... Barry Foster
Chipper Barnett ...... Nicky Henson
Magnus Carter ...... Nigel Stock
Lodderick Sincere ...... Tony Osoba

With Wendy Murray, Willoughby Goddard, Bernard Brown and Mia Soteriou.

Charles Chilton wrote and produced many popular and successful radio programmes for the BBC - including the classic 1950s serial 'Journey into Space' - charting the adventures of Captain Jet Morgan. This fired the imagination of millions, years before the first moon landing. It was the last radio drama to record higher ratings than the new young upstart television!

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1985.


THU 19:00 The Men from the Ministry (b011f3pf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Jim the Great (b011f57l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Wimsey (b007jvl0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f3p9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 The Complete Smiley (b07pt2lr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 22:00 The Simon Day Show (b0112ydl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


THU 22:30 The Museum of Everything (b007k1qj)
Series 1

The History of the Future

Badgerland goes international and experience the History of the Future.

Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

With Lucy Montgomery.

Music by Dominic Haslam and Ben Walker.

Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2004.


THU 23:00 I Think I've Got a Problem (b007ynmg)
Series 1

Episode 4

After getting a job at a supermarket, Tom finally proposes to Sadie, but first he must ask her father for permission.

Tom's "imaginary" band get in on the act. Will it all end with a song and a dance?

Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero's everyday story about a man who can't stop himself from breaking into song.

Suggs ..... Tom Caine
Bob Monkhouse ..... Dr Boone
Mika Simmons ..... Sadie
Phil Cornwell ..... Bouche
Michael Roberts ..... Clammy Clemence
Andrew McGibbon ..... Jake
Nick Romero ..... Monty DeVere
Emma Clarke ..... Melody

Songs: Andrew McGibbon. Nick Romero and Suggs

Director: Chris Neill

Producers: Torquil MacLeod. Julian Mayers and Andrew McGibbon.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2001.


THU 23:30 Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years (b0085flc)
Incy Wincy Quincy

A case for spider pathologist Incy Wincy Quincy and The Archers abroad

Comedy extravaganza written by and featuring Dan Freedman and Nick Romero.

With Richard Coles.

Music by the Gents.

Producer: Julian Mayers

Pilot for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in August 1998



FRIDAY 27 MAY 2011

FRI 00:00 Doctor Who (b011f585)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jn3c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Wimsey (b007jvl0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f3p9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00954vf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Just a Minute (b011f57q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Ambridge Extra (b011f57s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 03:15 Loose Ends (b0118brh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:15 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 The Complete Smiley (b07pt2lr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 The Brothers (b007mc8t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Electric Ink (b011f3pc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvl4)
Clouds of Witness

The Speech for the Defence

Lord Peter Wimsey gathers vital evidence in New York to try and clear his brother Gerald of murder, but there's a sting in the tail...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, John Forrest as Benson, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Bridget McConnell as Simone, Jo Manning Wilson as Madame Brigette, John Bull as Sugg and Malcolm Hayes as Murbles.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.


FRI 06:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f5km)
Series 1

The Walkers of Dembley

Keen to get closer to James - the sleuth gets embroiled in a saga of murder, lust and Wellington Boots.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beaton’s novel.

Agatha Raisin …. Penelope Keith
James Lacey …. Malcolm Sinclair
Mrs Bloxby …. Liza Sadovy
DC Bill Wong …. Ben Crowe
Deborah Camden …. Rachel Atkins
Mr Boggle …. David Holt
Sir Charles Whitaker …. Philip Fox
Jessica Keller …. Alice Hart
Kelvin …. Bertie Carvell

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


FRI 07:00 The Arts and How They Was Done (b00776jn)
How Michelangelo Done the Sistine Chapel

Desmond Olivier Dingle and the National Theatre of Brent recreate the Renaissance. Stars Patrick Barlow. From April 2007.


FRI 07:30 Snap (b00tky99)
Series 1

Episode 4

Doug's planning a surprise 70th birthday party for his mum.

Can he get it right without Molly's help?

Paul Mendelson’s sitcom about life for a couple after they've split.

Molly …. Rebecca Lacey
Doug …. Paul Venables
Kaz …. Soumaya Keynes
Ryan …. Jessie Sullivan
Annie …. Marlene Sidaway
Dawn …. Rebecca Front
Ansel …. Richard Firth

Producer: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2003.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b007wpr5)
Series 3

Mount Rumpus Atoll

Povey has no trouble in naming a useless frigate to be a target in a NATO exercise.

Starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lt Commander Stanton, Tenniel Evans as AS Goldstein, Heather Chasen as Heather and Michael Bates as Lieutenant Bates.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1960.


FRI 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b00rq30b)
Series 1

The Stepmother

Harold's not too happy to meet his dad Albert's new girlfriend.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962.

The Offer featured the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and son Harold - and was the spark for a run of 8 series on TV.

Albert …. Wilfrid Brambell
Harold …. Harry H. Corbett
Emma …. Joan Lovell

Adapted for radio from Galton and Simpson's TV script by Gale Pedrick.

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1966.


FRI 09:00 A Whole New Ball Game (b00c5r8c)
Series 1

The Mould in the Gold

Father Benedict is holding a Golden Oldie night in honour of the late Gregory Patterson. But is it the right occasion for a eulogy from his only son, Robert?

Not when Barbara Patterson is determined to ruin the evening.

A six-part black comedy by Martin Davies

Stars Desmond Barrit as Father Benedict, Brenda Blethyn as Mrs Patterson, Paul Parris as Robert Patterson, Charlotte Coleman as Barbara Patterson, Martino Lazzeri as Guy Entwhistle, Mark Straker as Andy, Claire Skinner as Janet and Jill Meers as the Manageress.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1993.


FRI 09:30 Does The Team Think? (b00lh5tp)
Series 1

Episode 3

Vic Reeves hosts, as Sean Lock, Liz Smith, Suggs and Patrick Kielty answer questions from the audience. From July 2007.


FRI 10:00 What's So Funny? (b011f7m1)
Series 1

Episode 8

Rufus Hound and guest Richard Herring preview and review what's happening in comedy this week. Features include kids doing stand up and comedians who dress as women.


FRI 10:30 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b011f7m3)
Series 1, Episodes 15-16

Jamie's got money troubles, while Fallon is all ears.


FRI 11:00 The Complete Smiley (b07pt51g)
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

Episode 2

Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of John le Carre's classic novel featuring intelligence officer George Smiley.

The trap is set to catch the East German spymaster who has ruthlessly destroyed Alec Leamas's Berlin network - and the bait is Leamas himself.

Smiley ...... Simon Russell Beale
Alec Leamas ...... Brian Cox
Fiedler ...... Henry Goodman
Liz Gold ...... Ruth Gemmell
Control ...... John Rowe
Peter Guillam ...... Richard Dillane
Mundt ...... Sam Dale
Ashe ...... Jamie Newall
Doorman ...... Stephen Hogan
Miss Crail ...... Liza Sadovy
Mr Pitt ...... Philip Fox
Grocer ...... David Hargreaves
CIA Man ...... Benjamin Askew.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b007wpr5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The News Quiz (b01130qc)
Series 74

The News Quiz, Series 74, Episode 6

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with Armando Iannucci, Will Smith, Bridget Christie and Jeremy Hardy.


FRI 13:00 Wimsey (b007jvl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f5km)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Vikas Swarup - Q&A (b00l2mcg)
1,000,000,000 Rupees

Thomas' big moment arrives. Will he win or lose the biggest cash prize ever offered on Indian TV? Stars Anand Tiwari.


FRI 14:15 The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (b009n49b)
It's the Reaction

Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain. A spinster's life resumes in peacetime. Read by Sylvestra Le Touzel.


FRI 14:30 F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (b007jn2z)
Episode 10

Tragedy has struck, leaving Nick to ponder his life as he struggles to find mourners for a funeral. Read by Sam Robards.


FRI 14:45 John Boyne - The House of Special Purpose (b011f7m7)
Episode 5

In wartime London, an intelligence agency recruits Georgy to translate Russian documents. David Warner reads John Boyne's novel.


FRI 15:00 Have Your Cake (b011f7m9)
Lady's Cake

Tess and Nicky face temptation and bad news, as Maggie faces a ghost from her past. Nicola Baldwin's drama stars Lesley Sharp.


FRI 15:45 An Utterly Impartial History of Britain (b011f7mc)
Their Finest Hour

Never have so many, for so few, on the beaches. John O'Farrell tackles Churchill. With Mark Perry, Jan Ravens and Rupert Degas.


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b011f7mf)
It's funny Friday on The 4 O'Clock Show: Mel Giedroyc takes some comedy Sneaky Peeks for the week ahead, and finds out the results of a comedy census.


FRI 17:00 The Arts and How They Was Done (b00776jn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 17:30 Snap (b00tky99)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 18:00 Doctor Who (b011f87h)
The Cradle of the Snake

Episode 2

There's relief for Tegan, but a Manussan mystic predicts that the time travellers' problems have only just begun. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Janet Fielding.


FRI 18:30 Charles Chilton - Space Force (b007jn4d)
Series 2

The Red Planet

The Space Force crew make a discovery in Egypt - while stowaways are reported on the Mars-bound ship.

Charles Chilton's second intergalactic adventure series starring Barry Foster.

Captain Saxon Berry ...... Barry Foster
Chipper Barnett ...... Nicky Henson
Magnus Carter ...... Nigel Stock
Lodderick Sincere ...... Tony Osoba

With Wendy Murray, Willoughby Goddard, Bernard Brown and Mia Soteriou.

Charles Chilton wrote and produced many popular and successful radio programmes for the BBC - including the classic 1950s serial 'Journey into Space' - charting the adventures of Captain Jet Morgan. This fired the imagination of millions, years before the first moon landing. It was the last radio drama to record higher ratings than the new young upstart television!

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1985.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b007wpr5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b00rq30b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Wimsey (b007jvl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Agatha Raisin (b011f5km)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 The Complete Smiley (b07pt51g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 22:00 The News Quiz Extra (b011f87k)
A new programme for Radio 4 Extra, featuring jokes that you won't have heard in this week's News Quiz, some clips from the archives and exclusive behind-the-scenes material.


FRI 22:45 Steven Appleby's Normal Life (b00807sc)
Series 1

Normal Kids

Cartoonist Steven unearths an alien conspiracy to turn the world into a holiday camp for kids.

Starring Paul McCrink as Steven Appleby.

Featuring Rachel Atkins, Ewan Bailey, Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul.

Written by Steven Appleby

Producer: Toby Swift

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2001


FRI 23:00 What's So Funny? (b011f7m1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 23:30 Lenin of the Rovers (b007jwg9)
Series 2

The Final Solution

Will Ricky's million-pound sponsorship deal wreck Felchester's hopes of a Wembley victory? Stars Alexei Sayle. From April 1989.




LIST OF THIS WEEK'S PROGRAMMES
(Note: the times link back to the details; the pids link to the BBC page, including iPlayer)

1834 09:00 TUE (b011db7v)

1834 02:00 WED (b011db7v)

A Whole New Ball Game 02:00 SAT (b00b2txd)

A Whole New Ball Game 09:00 FRI (b00c5r8c)

Acropolis Now 23:00 WED (b007r431)

Agatha Raisin 06:30 MON (b011ckhy)

Agatha Raisin 13:30 MON (b011ckhy)

Agatha Raisin 20:30 MON (b011ckhy)

Agatha Raisin 01:30 TUE (b011ckhy)

Agatha Raisin 06:30 TUE (b011d9p3)

Agatha Raisin 13:30 TUE (b011d9p3)

Agatha Raisin 20:30 TUE (b011d9p3)

Agatha Raisin 01:30 WED (b011d9p3)

Agatha Raisin 06:30 WED (b011dg1r)

Agatha Raisin 13:30 WED (b011dg1r)

Agatha Raisin 20:30 WED (b011dg1r)

Agatha Raisin 01:30 THU (b011dg1r)

Agatha Raisin 06:30 THU (b011f3p9)

Agatha Raisin 13:30 THU (b011f3p9)

Agatha Raisin 20:30 THU (b011f3p9)

Agatha Raisin 01:30 FRI (b011f3p9)

Agatha Raisin 06:30 FRI (b011f5km)

Agatha Raisin 13:30 FRI (b011f5km)

Agatha Raisin 20:30 FRI (b011f5km)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 03:30 SAT (b0112dgc)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 11:15 SUN (b0112dgc)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 19:15 SUN (b0112dgc)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 02:15 MON (b0112dgc)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 10:30 FRI (b011f7m3)

Ambridge Extra 10:00 TUE (b011db7x)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 TUE (b011db7x)

Ambridge Extra 03:00 WED (b011db7x)

Ambridge Extra 10:00 THU (b011f57s)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 THU (b011f57s)

Ambridge Extra 03:00 FRI (b011f57s)

An Utterly Impartial History of Britain 15:45 MON (b011d7nd)

An Utterly Impartial History of Britain 15:45 TUE (b011dd7p)

An Utterly Impartial History of Britain 15:45 WED (b011djvm)

An Utterly Impartial History of Britain 15:45 THU (b011f581)

An Utterly Impartial History of Britain 15:45 FRI (b011f7mc)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 18:00 SUN (b011cjhh)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 00:00 MON (b011cjhh)

Baldi 13:15 SAT (b007jlld)

Baldi 03:15 SUN (b007jlld)

Ballylenon 07:00 MON (b007q9kc)

Ballylenon 17:00 MON (b007q9kc)

Ballylenon 05:00 TUE (b007q9kc)

Charles Chilton - Space Force 00:30 SAT (b007jmc2)

Charles Chilton - Space Force 18:30 MON (b007jmd7)

Charles Chilton - Space Force 00:30 TUE (b007jmd7)

Charles Chilton - Space Force 18:30 TUE (b007jmdr)

Charles Chilton - Space Force 00:30 WED (b007jmdr)

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