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SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2011

SAT 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqrd)
The Red Planet

17. Escape!

With Mitch conditioned at a 'sheep station', Captain Jet Morgan and his crew must work out how to plan their escape.

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
John Cazabon ..... Various
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1954.


SAT 00:30 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009mbjn)
Fight for the Future

Jurgen and Kate are desperate to get the weapon away before all is lost...

Conclusion of Simon Bovey's sci-fi adventure series set during the Second World War.

Stars Rory Kinnear as Jurgen Rall, Tim McMullan as Major Barton, Joannah Tincey as Kate Richey, Ben Crowe as Lieutenant Dundas, Rachel Atkins as Trudi Schenk, Peter Marinker as Brigadier Erskine and Laura Molyneux as Slipstream.

Other parts played by Simon Treves, Sam Pamphilon, Alex Lanipekun and Lloyd Woolf.

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


SAT 01:00 Agatha Christie (b00jzwdq)
In a Glass Darkly

A jealous lover is haunted by a fellow pilot's death and a vision of murder. Mike Walker's revamped whodunnit with Neil Dudgeon.


SAT 01:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr9c)
Episode 15

The anonymous would-be assassin is on his way out of the country - but what does his future hold?

Geoffrey Household's classic British thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

Concluded by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2004.


SAT 02:00 After Henry (b007k1hq)
Series 1

Mr Right

Sarah meets her daughter Clare's boyfriend, while her mother Eleanor interferes.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Nigel Williams as David.

Four radio series were made, but instead of then moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.


SAT 02:30 Trivia Test Match (b007xxkt)
Brian Johnston tries to stump Tim Rice, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Willie Rushton and Leslie Thomas. From September 1992.


SAT 03:00 Loose Ends (b0144pwk)
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Terry O'Neill has been photographing the famous for 50 years. Documenting the fashion and style of the 1960's until the present day has lead him, lens in hand, to the likes of The Rolling Stones, Twiggy and Frank Sinatra. These 'It Girls & Boys' form the basis for his latest exhibition just opened in London.

UNBELIEVABLE! The original Radio 1 DJ and winner of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Tony Blackburn will be in talking to Clive. Tony's the latest presenter of 'Pick of the Pops' on Radio 2 which will be celebrating it's 50th anniversary soon. In recognition of this achievement Radio 2 have commissioned a documentary soon to air.

King George VI has been propelled into popular culture recently following the success of the film 'The Kings Speech'. What is less well known, until now, is that Geordie Greig's father, Louis Greig was the first doctor to play a key role in the development of the soon to be king. Geordie, the editor of the Evening Standard chat's to Clive about his new book 'The King Maker'.

Jo Bunting will be talking to Sharon Horgan, the lady who brought us the cynical and acerbic BBC sitcom 'Pulling' that gave the women the funny lines. Sharon is now to star in a new play in London and will be telling Jo all about 'Terrible Advice'.

Award winning folk music supremo Martin Simpson will be playing 'Little Liza Jane' from his latest album in the Loose Ends Studio. And there's more music from Po' Girl, the Canadian urban roots band bringing their own blend of folk with track 'Double Helix (Rainbow)'.

Producer: Sukey Firth.


SAT 03:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00ww7f3)
The Pure Gold of Music Hall

The comedian shares fellow Water Rats' tales of legendary comedian 'cheeky chappie' Max Miller. From Brighton's Komedia Theatre.


SAT 04:00 Caesar! (b00cvbk1)
Series 2

The Glass Ball Game

The story of Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous, who died in mysterious circumstances. Stars Andrew Garfield.


SAT 05:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009mbdc)
The Big Bang

Jimmy is suspicious when Farrow and Sue stay in their office till late every evening.

Is it devotion to duty? Or just a bit of overtime?

Bernard Cribbins and Frank Thornton star in Andrew Palmer’s sitcom

Jimmy Bright ...... Bernard Cribbins
Russell Farrow ...... Frank Thornton
Nan Forbes ...... Annette Crosbie
Sue Plant ...... Annee Blott
Bacon/Jacko ...... John Kane

Written by Andrew Palmer.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1988.


SAT 05:30 The Little World of Don Camillo (b00t5xd8)
Series 1

Episode 3

Has the provoked priest gone too far by fighting three men in the pub? Stars Alun Armstrong and Joss Ackland. From March 2001.


SAT 06:00 Peter Roberts - Holy Fool (b014gj3c)
Living a glorious, chivalrous dream - or just crazy?

A knight errant sails through a series of adventures involving the greatest figures in the medieval world. The story of William the Marshall - with a real-life Don Quixote and his cohort.

Peter Roberts's drama stars Michael Williams as Jean d'Erlee, William Chubb as William Marshal, Garard Green as Henry II, Christopher Scott as Henry FitzHenry, Martin Head as Richard Lionheart, Francis Thomson as the Poet, Susan Jeffrey as Isabella Chepstow,

Other parts played by Tom Roberts, Simon Carter, Graham Padden and Neal Foster.

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Nigel Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.


SAT 07:30 The Parrot Sketch (b00xmh61)
Tony Hawks hears from some talkative parrots and the people who choose to live with them (if they can get a word in). From November 2003.


SAT 08:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00r7mdm)
Gyles Brandreth and Danny La Rue

The raconteur and former MP, Gyles Brandreth - followed by the famous female impersonator Danny La Rue, talking in 1985.


SAT 09:00 Comedy Controller (b007jv51)
Arthur Smith

The comedian chooses his radio faves - Round the Horne, The Million Pound Radio Show, People Like Us, Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation, Goodness Gracious Me and Radio Active.


SAT 12:00 The Core Omnibus (b014gj3f)
A pupil and a bright young head are thrown together and we follow them into the future. It's not what we, or they, expect. By Mike Bartlett. Starring Juliet Stevenson.


SAT 13:10 Two Minute Tales (b01479c8)
White Hands

Nick McCarty's tale of a woman's desperate search for work in the aftermath of Turkey invading Cyprus. Read by Nicholas Boulton.


SAT 13:15 Mrs Bradley - The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop (b00947vh)
The Bones of the Matter

Rupert Sethleigh is missing and a headless corpse's been found jointed in the Butcher's Shop.

Rupert's cousin Jimsey is under suspicion, but Mrs Lestrange Bradley has other ideas...

Stars Mary Wimbush as Mrs Bradley, Richard Pearce as Aubrey Harringay, Christopher Scoular as James Redsey, David King as the Vicar of Wandles, Teresa Gallagher as Felicity Broome, Terence Edmond as George William Saville and Norman Bird as Superintendent Bidwell

Glady's Mitchell's story of mayhem and murder dramatised by Elizabeth Proud.

Producer: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


SAT 14:00 The Burkiss Way (b007jtxx)
Series 3

Bruce's Choice and Start New Series the Burkiss Way

Long ago in a radio galaxy far away - space film spoofing, the best of 'Bruce Forsyth' and a quiz "live from Norwich".

Starring Fred Harris, Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees and Chris Emmett .

Cult sketch comedy series which originally ran from 1976 to 1980.

Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Producer: John Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.


SAT 14:30 Steptoe and Son (b00t4qmv)
Series 2

My Old Man's a Tory

Angry Albert disrupts Harold's Labour party meeting.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With Dudley Foster as Stonelake and Beth Boyd as Miss Frobisher.

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 was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

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 1967.


SAT 15:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00r7mdm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Peter Roberts - Holy Fool (b014gj3c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 The Parrot Sketch (b00xmh61)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SAT 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b00r2hhf)
Nation

Episode 5

Mau is in the grips of god of death Locaha. Can Daphne save him? South Seas adventure read by Matt Addis and Charlie Norfolk.


SAT 18:30 The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson (b007x08g)
1. The Manuscript

Two friends are camping near the bleak ruins of a huge old house in a remote spot in the west of Ireland, when they discover a ragged manuscript.

It purports to be the journal of an old recluse who once lived in the house with his sister. The manuscript describes his terrifying experiences of being besieged by supernatural creatures and another dimension...

Read by Jim Norton.

First published in 1908, William Hope Hodgson's fantasy novella is now seen as a classic of early, Edwardian sci-fi.

Abridged in four parts by Doreen Estall.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 by BBC Northern Ireland.

First broadcast in September 2007.


SAT 19:00 Comedy Controller (b007jv51)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Saturday Stand-Up (b010t7jh)
Sean Hughes - Live

The frank and funny Irish comedian captured at the end of his 1995 tour - entertaining an audience in Glasgow.


SAT 22:45 Sarah at the Stand (b014gl69)
Episode 3

Sarah Millican is in Edinburgh, with stand-up and backstage from Davey See, John Moloney and Gary Delaney. From October 2010.


SAT 23:00 VI Warshawski (b007jl6c)
Bitter Medicine

4. Family Ties

Stepping up her murder hunt, the private eye 'borrows' some files from the Monkfish charity.

Sharon Gless stars in Sara Paretsky's thriller as private investigator V.I. Warshawski.

Dramatised by Michelene Wandor.

V.I. Warshawski …. Sharon Gless
Lottie Herschel …. Eleanor Bron
Mr Contreras/Murray Ryerson …. Kerry Shale
Peter Burgoyne …. William Dufris
Woman 1 and 2 …. Alice Arnold
Ann Beach …. Ann Beach
Bobby Mallory …. Bill Hootkins
Wino 1 …. Chris Pavlo
Wino 2 …. Ioan Meredith
Dick …. John Sharian

Producer: Janet Whitaker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


SAT 23:30 Jake Arnott - The Long Firm (b014gl6c)
Episode 4

As Lord Thursby is further drawn into gangster Harry Starks' world, he realises he's out of his depth. Read by Gareth Armstrong.


SAT 23:45 Pulp Fiction (b00fwq9g)
Series 1

Forever After

Ardis Clinton thinks she has a foolproof plan to kill her husband. Jim Thompson's classic thriller read by Peter Marinker.



SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2011

SUN 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b00r2hhf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson (b007x08g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00r7mdm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Core Omnibus (b014gj3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:10 Two Minute Tales (b01479c8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:10 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Mrs Bradley - The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop (b00947vh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Peter Roberts - Holy Fool (b014gj3c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 The Parrot Sketch (b00xmh61)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtsc)
Episode 3

Marius is walking in the Luxembourg Gardens and sees Cosette. Just one glance and his life is changed forever! But Valjean is nervous...

Victor Hugo's epic story of social injustice, dramatised in 25 episodes by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Lin Coghlan.

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Lucy Whybrow as Cosette, Jonathan Forbes as Marius, Carl Prekopp as Combeferre and Annette Badland as Toussaint.

Producer: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


SUN 07:10 Two Minute Tales (b014gmf5)
Aphrodite's Sorrow

In Nick McCarty's story, a woman sits under an olive tree, pondering the aftermath of invasion. Read by Helen Longworth.


SUN 07:15 Rose Tremain (b007mf65)
Ice Dancing

A retired architect recounts his life with his wife and how he almost lost her. Set in Maryland, read by Harry Towb.


SUN 07:30 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b014gmfm)
Series 4

Ian Hislop

Marcus Brigstocke invites Private Eye editor and broadcaster Ian Hislop to try new experiences, including buying his first ever pair of jeans.

Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is about embracing the new and getting out of our comfort zones.

The title comes from the fact that the show's producer and creator Bill Dare had never seen the film Star Wars.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011.


SUN 08:00 Take It From Here (b014gnzz)
From 03/02/1955

Poor old Ma Glum has broken her leg, and the dishes are piling up. Starring Jimmy Edwards and Alma Cogan. From February 1955.


SUN 08:30 Life With The Lyons (b014gp01)
Three Blind Dates

The Lyon family have to entertain father Ben's boss - but will they all get along?

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Barbara and Richard.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Richard Bellaers, Gwen Lewis, Dennis Arundell and Bob Block.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1955.


SUN 09:00 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (b007jt6f)
Episode 1

Tumbling down a rabbit hole, a young girl's amazing story begins. Stars Sarah-Jane Holm, David Bamber and Roy Hudd.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b014gp03)
Sir Harry Secombe

A chance to hear a special edition of Desert Island Discs Revisited celebrating the late comedian's 90th birthday. Presented by Kirsty Young.


SUN 10:50 Front Row Interviews (b014gp07)
Lang Lang

Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang, who wants to inspire children to love playing the piano. In conversation with Kirsty Lang.


SUN 11:00 Freedom Pass (b00sgzk6)
Episode 2

Sexagenarians Alan Coren and Christopher Matthew use free travel to venture forth on their local public transport. From September 2004.


SUN 11:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007m5v6)
Series 2

Will Hay

Mark Radcliffe profiles the stage, film and radio actor best remembered for his Diary of a Schoolmaster as well as his contribution to astronomy.

Series exploring some of the North's best-loved and most influential comedians.

Producer: Libby Cross

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


SUN 12:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtsc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:10 Two Minute Tales (b014gmf5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:10 today]


SUN 13:15 Rose Tremain (b007mf65)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Ellis Peters - Flight of a Witch (b00813sf)
A strange disappearance on the Hallowmount and a horrific murder lead Tom Felse to make his own private investigations into the mystery.

Ellis Peters' intriguing novel dramatised by Sally Hedges

Iwan Thomas as Tom Felse, Rob Spendlove as DI George Felse, Michael Tudor Barnes as Peter Blacklock, Deborah Berlin as Anna/Tabitha, Ian Brooker as Arthur Becker, Roger May as Miles, Sara Coward as Eve, Joyce Gibbs as Mrs Brooks, Susan Jeffrey as Jane Dowl, James Thackray as Godfrey, Richard Curnow as Dominic, Marc Finn as Lockier, Alex Jones as Geoff and Mary Clarkson as Lisa.

Music by Anthea Gomez.

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Sue Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.


SUN 15:00 Take It From Here (b014gnzz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 Life With The Lyons (b014gp01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (b007jt6f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:00 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jnhl)
Series 9

The Evils of Tomato Juice

The cheeky schoolboy screws up after Alfie finds a cash wad from a boozy stag night. Stars Jimmy Clitheroe. From October 1965.


SUN 17:30 All Gas and Gaiters (b007jpx1)
The Bishop Has a Rest

A peaceful Saturday afternoon at St Oggs is rudely interrupted.

Starring Robertson Hare as the Archdeacon, William Mervyn as the Bishop, Jonathan Cecil as Bishop's Chaplain - the Reverend Mervyn Noote and John Barron as the Dean. With Joan Sanderson as Mrs Pugh-Critchley.

The ecclesiastical sitcom started life as a TV pilot in Comedy Playhouse, ahead of a run on BBC1 from 1966 to 1971.

Written for radio by Pauline Devaney and Edwin Apps.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1972.


SUN 18:00 Fear on 4 (b007jv55)
Series 1

A Day at the Dentist

Why is a dentist set on a dreadful revenge against an unsuspecting patient? Stars John Castle and the Man in Black, Edward De Souza.


SUN 18:30 Brian Aldiss - Hothouse (b00mdx7n)
Episode 2

The tribal elders have gone, leaving the children to face the Earth's dense jungle alone.

The Earth has stopped rotating and the Sun's output has increased. Plants are engaged in a constant tropical forest-style frenzy of growth driving other life forms to extinction...

Brian Aldiss's 1962 sci-fi fantasy read by Gareth Thomas.

Abridged in five parts by Lu Kemp.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2009.


SUN 19:00 Freedom Pass (b00sgzk6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007m5v6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Take It From Here (b014gnzz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 Life With The Lyons (b014gp01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b014gp03)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:50 Front Row Interviews (b014gp07)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 today]


SUN 22:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b014gmfm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Maltby Collection (b00cnclw)
Series 1

Episode 1

Rod Millet has always dreamed of working at the Maltby Collection.

But when he’s appointed deputy curator of painting and sculpture, it quickly becomes clear that the son of a self-made biscuit mogul isn't going to fit into the musty and insular world of London antiquities...

Geoffrey Palmer and Julian Rhind-Tutt star in the first of three series of David Nobbs’ sitcom about a small museum of paintings and sculpture.

Rod Millet ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Walter Brindle ...... Geoffrey Palmer
Prunella Edgecumbe ...... Rachel Atkins
Julian Crumb-Loosely ...... Ben Willbond
Des Wainwright ...... Michael Smiley
Eva Tattle ...... Julia Deakin
Wilf Arbuthnot ...... Geoff McGivern

Producer: Colin Anderson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2007.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b014gptr)
Andi Osho and her guest chat about life and laughs.


SUN 23:00 Swots (b00pr812)
Series 1

Episode 3

Headmaster Miles Jupp presides over his unruly celebrity pupils. With Susan Morrison and AL Kennedy. From September 2009.


SUN 23:30 Dial M for Pizza (b007k1k9)
Series 1

Episode 4

The sketch show takes to the rails for Dr Terror's House of Pizza. Stars Brenda Blethyn and Robert Bathurst. From December 1987.



MONDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2011

MON 00:00 Fear on 4 (b007jv55)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Brian Aldiss - Hothouse (b00mdx7n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b014gp03)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:50 Front Row Interviews (b014gp07)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Freedom Pass (b00sgzk6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Take It From Here (b014gnzz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Ellis Peters - Flight of a Witch (b00813sf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (b007jt6f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
Death on the Nile

Episode 1

Hercule Poirot embarks on an Egyptian cruise, but the Belgian detective's voyage proves to be far from smooth sailing.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

From the thriller first published in 1937 and dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Emma Woodvine as Rosalie Otterbourne
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


MON 06:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h76wt)
Episode 1

The hero - an anonymous, wealthy Englishman - is now caged in a German prison with scores to settle. But there's been an air raid....

Read in 5 parts by Michael Jayston.

Geoffrey Household's sequel to his acclaimed British thriller 'Rogue Male' was published over 40 years later in 1982.

Abridged by Patricia Hannah.

Producer: David Jackson Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2009.


MON 07:00 Ballylenon (b0080skq)
Series 5

Episode 6

The Americans are desperate to identify the owner of the Hoover cottage.

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal in 1956.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Starring TP McKenna as Phonsie Doherty, Margaret D'Arcy as Muriel McConkey, Stella McCusker as Vera McConkey, Aine McCartney as Mrs McFinney, Gerard Murphy as the Reverend Hawthorne, Charlie Bonnar as Packy McGoldrick and Gerard McSorley as Stumpy Bonnar.

Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


MON 07:30 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
Series 1

Holidays

Pam Ayres's poetry and sketch show looks at holidays,

With poems about packing too much and learning to ski at 50-something.

Plus sketches about booking a holiday online and getting shingles up the Orinoco.

With Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.


MON 08:00 Round the Horne (b00n53d4)
Series 3

Episode 16

Kenneth Horne heads 'The Muffplaster Saga', while Julian and Sandy are offering some bona guided tripettes of London.

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 1967.


MON 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00h38dy)
Series 8

Episode 11

Serving up teapot hysteria and the pun-tastic '20,000 Leaks Under the Sea'.

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

Sketches written by Graeme Garden, Peter Kemp 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 April 1970.


MON 09:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b014gsmn)
Series 4

Frank Skinner

Marcus Brigstocke invites comedian Frank Skinner to try 4 new things, including getting a spray tan and eating Jugged Hare.

Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is about embracing the new and getting out of our comfort zones.

The title comes from the fact that the show's producer and creator Bill Dare had never seen the film Star Wars.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011.


MON 09:30 The Party Line (b014grhl)
Series 3

Episode 5

MP Duncan's peace of mind is severely put to the test by an apparent death threat. Starring James Fleet. From November 2008.


MON 10:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz59)
Rumpole and the Primrose Path

Recuperating at a nursing home, the barrister exposes some criminal practices. John Mortimer's dramatisation with Timothy West.


MON 10:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwbmj)
London By the Sea

The comedian - and veteran of the Grand Order of Water Rats - shares showbiz stories with a connection to Brighton.


MON 11:00 Caesar! (b00cylb9)
Series 2

Citizens in a Great City

The story of Septimus Severus and how he came to the brink of becoming Emperor. Stars Ronald Pickup and Ray Fearon.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b00n53d4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Just a Minute (b01457q5)
Series 61

With Guests Gyles Brandreth, Tony Hawks, Miles Jupp and Pam Ayres

The popular panel game hosted by Nicholas Parsons, with panellists Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth, Pam Ayres and newcomer Miles Jupp. Recorded at the Lichfield Festival Produced by Tilusha Ghelani.


MON 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h76wt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmvl)
Episode 16

Can Marius persuade his Grandfather to let him marry Cosette before Valjean takes her to England?

Victor Hugo's epic story of social injustice, dramatised in 25 episodes by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Lin Coghlan.

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Lucy Whybrow as Cosette, Jonathan Forbes as Marius, Leslie Phillips as Gillenormand, Patsy Palmer as Eponine, Peter Darney as Enjolras, Carl Prekopp as Combeferre, Annette Badland as Toussaint, Leagh Conwell as Gavroche and Sean Baker as Vendor.

Producer: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


MON 14:15 Route 66 (b009gh0f)
Wisbech

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets his fellow passengers on the Wolsoken circular.


MON 14:30 Haroun and the Sea of Stories (b014gs37)
Episode 1

Zia Mohyeddin reads Salman Rushdie's fantastical children's story about a boy and his storyteller father's adventures.


MON 14:45 Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me (b007jpkk)
Episode 1

Sir Alec Guinness reads from his memoirs. January 1st 1995: absent friends, 'retirement', a break near Avignon, and termites.


MON 15:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz59)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 15:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwbmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b014gsml)
Mel Giedroyc chomps on chewing gum and meets Roald Dahl's Creepy Crawleys. And we hear another episode of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.


MON 17:00 Ballylenon (b0080skq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 17:30 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqv2)
The Red Planet

18. Invasion Plans

With Lemmy and Doc at the mercy of the Martians, can Captain Jet Morgan come to their rescue?

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
John Cazabon ..... Various
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1955.


MON 18:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00cb1ts)
Arthur Conan Doyle - The Captain of the Polestar

As a Dundee whaling ship becomes trapped in the Artic, strange cries sound across the ice at night and a figure is glimpsed on the floes.

Is it the Captain's lost love come to reclaim him?

Series of 3 Scottish 19th century tales of terror and mystery.

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and dramatised by Marty Ross.

Craigie ...... Alec Heggie
Milne ...... James Bryce
Doctor ...... Nick Underwood
Williamson ...... John Buick
McLeod ...... Brian Pettifer

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2003.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b00n53d4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00h38dy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h76wt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Caesar! (b00cylb9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b01457q5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


MON 22:30 Mark Tavener - Absolute Power (b007xwmc)
Series 3

Episode 2

Can Prentiss and McCabe's medicine help the government sort out the NHS? Stars Stephen Fry and John Bird. From January 2002.


MON 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b0155789)
Paul Chowdhry chats to Arthur Smith about his comedy career and the ScipMylo Festival.


MON 23:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b014gsmn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:30 Rudy's Rare Records (b00n594p)
Series 2

Ill Communication

It's Adam's chance to tidy up the Birmingham shop, but will father Rudy get his revenge?

The collisions of life for Grandad Rudy, father Adam and son Richie living all crammed together over an old record store in Birmingham.

Starring Lenny Henry, Larrington Walker and Joe Jacobs.

Sitcom by Danny Robins, set in the finest, feistiest, family-run record shop in Birmingham.

Adam Sharpe ...... Lenny Henry
Rudy Sharpe ...... Larrington Walker
Richie Sharp ...... Joe Jacobs
Clifton ...... Jeffery Kissoon
Tasha ...... Natasha Godfrey
Doreen ...... Claire Benedict
Police Officer ...... Andrew Brooke

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2009.



TUESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2011

TUE 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqv2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00cb1ts)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h76wt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b014gsmn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 The Party Line (b014grhl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz59)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 03:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwbmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Caesar! (b00cylb9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Ballylenon (b0080skq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
Death on the Nile

Episode 2

Hercule Poirot senses the atmosphere of evil afloat, as Jackie's vendetta continues.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Miss Van Schuyler …. Irene Sutcliffe
Cornelia …. Teresa Gallagher
Fanthorp …. Robert May
Richetti …. Ioan Meredith
Ferguson …. Robert Portal
Guide …. Ben Thomas
Steward …. Christopher Scott

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


TUE 06:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8qlv)
Episode 2

Facing a perilous flight across occupied Europe, the aristocratic English hero must rely on his wits.

Read in 5 parts by Michael Jayston.

Geoffrey Household's sequel to his acclaimed British thriller 'Rogue Male' was published over 40 years later in 1982.

Abridged by Patricia Hannah.

Producer: David Jackson Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2009.


TUE 07:00 To the Manor Born (b007lzww)
A Wife's Prerogative

Audrey makes the most of helping Devere - by pretending she's his wife.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron ..... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne ..... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle ..... Brabinger
Margery Withers ..... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass ..... Ned
Mademoiselle Dutoit ..... Rula Lenska

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.


TUE 07:30 Alison and Maud (b007k244)
Series 1

Lame Ducks

How can Bed and Breakfast landlady Alison avoid a courtship display - without hastily inventing a husband?

Sue Limb's sitcom about events at the Abbeyfield Guest House in Norwich.

Denise Coffey and Miriam Margolyes star as sisters Alison and Maud.

Alison …. Denise Coffey
Maud …. Miriam Margolyes
Father …. Joss Ackland
Mr Mullett …. Chris Emmett
Leslie …. Nickolas Grace

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2002.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b00qyqd7)
Series 6

The Man Who Won the War (Seagoon MCC)

How Neddie Seagoon 'invented' the barrage balloon and other wartime (mis)adventures.

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes.

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 Bruce Campbell.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in September 1955.


TUE 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jrnh)
Series 3

The Last Burkiss Way

General Custer tackles his last stand with a battle of one-liners.

Starring Fred Harris, Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees and Chris Emmett .

Cult sketch comedy series which originally ran from 1976 to 1980.

Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Producer: John Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1978.


TUE 09:00 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b00dpnvz)
Series 1

Episode 2

When best-selling author, April Prescott, gets writers block, Lucy and Daniel get lumbered with a rather unwelcome little house guest.

David Tennant and Liz Carling star in David Spicer's sitcom.

Modern life and parenthood, as seen through the eyes of a 30-something couple with no kids.

Daniel ...... David Tennant
Lucy ...... Liz Carling
Katie ...... Meera Syal
April ...... Felicity Montague
Peter ...... Rob Harley
Andy ...... Tony Gardner

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.


TUE 09:30 The Personality Test (b00mbl3k)
Series 1

Jennie Bond

Former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond quizzes a panel about herself.

Sue Perkins, Alan Carr and Lucy Porter battle with queries based on Jenny's life, whims and interests

Series in which a fresh host every episode quizzes a comedy panel about themselves.

Script by Richard Turner

Devised & produced by Aled Evans.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


TUE 10:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz6m)
Rumpole and the Scales of Justice

The barrister's love for Othello and his shady contacts help him defend a policeman. Stars Timothy West.


TUE 10:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwhyz)
The Friends of The Water Rat

Comic actor Roy Hudd looks at the joys of theatrical digs and the challenge of smuggling in the girlfriend.


TUE 11:00 Caesar! (b014hnqv)
Series 3

Empress In The West

The tale of Victoria, a woman in a man's world who gets to the top through her son. Stars David Troughton and Barbara Flynn.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b00qyqd7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Fags, Mags and Bags (b00qpmlk)
Series 3

Mr Majhu Goes to Lenzie

Sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary, set in a Glasgow corner shop.

Ramesh inadvertently enters the murky world of Lenzie politics.

Ramesh ...... Sanjeev Kolhi
Dave ...... Donald McLeary
Sanjay ...... Omar Raza
Alok ...... Susheel Kumar
Father Henderson ...... Gerard Kelly
Bob Shandy MP ...... Ron Donachie
Guthrie ...... Tom Urie
Mrs Gibb ...... Marjory Hogarth
Mutton Jeff ...... Sean Scanlan
Jeff ...... Steven McNicol
Hilly ...... Kate Brailsford

A Comedy Unit production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8qlv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmw2)
Episode 17

Valjean confronts Cosette about her love for Marius. Joss Ackland stars in Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism and love.


TUE 14:15 Route 66 (b009h9fm)
Birmingham

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets a legendary Motown band at Europe's largest casino.


TUE 14:30 Haroun and the Sea of Stories (b014hnqx)
Episode 2

Salman Rushdie's hero heads to Earth's secret other moon to help restore his dad's storytelling powers. Read by Zia Mohyeddin.


TUE 14:45 Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me (b007jpl3)
Episode 2

The double Oscar-winner's 1990s memoirs, featuring musings on fame and fans, Shakespeare's Globe and early theatre-going in Eastbourne. From September 1996.


TUE 15:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz6m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 15:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwhyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b014hnqz)
Mel Giedroyc hears about the history of ice cream, learns how to make a squirrel stew and follows a day in the life of a Roald Dahl nurse.


TUE 17:00 To the Manor Born (b007lzww)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 17:30 Alison and Maud (b007k244)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqxb)
The Red Planet

19. The Fifth Column

As Lemmy and Doc master a Martian sphere - Captain Jet Morgan gets a mysterious offer of help...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
John Cazabon ..... Various
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1955.


TUE 18:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00cft28)
Robert Louis Stevenson - Olalla

During the Peninsular War in Spain a wounded Scottish soldier is sent to stay in a remote house in the hills. The soldier falls in love with the daughter of the house, but the family harbour a terrible secret...

Series of 3 Scottish 19th century tales of terror and mystery.

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson and dramatised by Marty Ross.

Alec ...... Paul Blair
Olalla ...... Roxanna Pope
Felipe ...... Richard Conlon
Senora ...... Carol Ann Crawford
Carrido ...... Richard Greenwood
The Padre ...... Simon Tait

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2003.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b00qyqd7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jrnh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8qlv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Caesar! (b014hnqv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 22:00 Fags, Mags and Bags (b00qpmlk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Flight of the Conchords (b007k0zr)
Suzanne

The Kiwi band's future is threatened when Bret goes on a date

Improvised comedy from the satirical pop pair, as they align with established comics to poke fun at all aspects of pop music.

Rob Brydon narrates the musical odyssey.

Starring New Zealand musical comedy duo, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement.

With:

Rhys Darby
Neil Finn
Emma Kennedy

Additional Material by Joel Morris.

Musicians: David Catlin-Birch and Mark Allis.

Producer: Will Saunders

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in September 2005.


TUE 23:00 Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking (b007731j)
Series 1

Episode 2

Meet the China Lion, the singing friend, and introducing the Daniel Bedingfield-loving East European couple.

Perrier award-winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series

With Ben Moor, Katherine Parkinson and Ben Willbond.

Written by Laura Solon. With additional material by the cast, Carl Cooper, Tony Roche and Andy Marlatt.

Producer: Colin Anderson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.


TUE 23:30 Elephants to Catch Eels (b007qx6x)
Series 1

Elephants to Catch Eels

Why would a top London journalist be so interested that love is all around in Drumlin Bay? What's Tamsyn been up to?

It seems the new editor of 'The Times of London' is boosting circulation by becoming a scurrilous gossipy rag. Of course, that would never happen now...

18th century Cornish village sitcom by the writers of Dead Ringers - Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain.

Starring Lucy Speed as Tamsyn Trelawny, John Bowe as Jago Trelawny, Cameron Stewart as Major Thomas Falconer, Andrew McGibbon as Captain Marriot, Martin Hyder as Squire Bascombe, Mark Felgate as Dewey, Mark Perry as the Editor and Michael Fenton Stevens as Lampwick.

Producer: Jan Ravens.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.



WEDNESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2011

WED 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqxb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00cft28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8qlv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b00dpnvz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:30 The Personality Test (b00mbl3k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz6m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 03:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwhyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Caesar! (b014hnqv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 To the Manor Born (b007lzww)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Alison and Maud (b007k244)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
Death on the Nile

Episode 3

Feeling a great sense of impending doom, Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's holiday cruise is turning into a nightmare afloat.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Colonel Race ...... Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton ...... Rosemary Leach
Pennington ...... Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway ...... Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle ...... Robert Daws
Tim Allerton ...... Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort ...... Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne ...... Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne ...... Emma Woodvine
Miss Van Schuyler ...... Irene Sutcliffe
Cornelia ...... Teresa Gallagher
Fanthorp ...... Robert May
Richetti ...... Ioan Meredith
Joanna Southwood ...... Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin ...... Sean Baker
Louise ...... Colleen Prendergast
Simon Doyle ...... Robert Daws
Dr Bessner ...... Keith Drinkel
Rockford ...... Ed Bishop
Steward ...... Christopher Scott
Thomas Cook Agent ...... Timothy Alcock
Waiter ...... Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


WED 06:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8x8g)
Episode 3

The aristocratic English hero is intercepted in his struggle to cross wartime enemy territory on horseback.

Read in 5 parts by Michael Jayston.

Geoffrey Household's sequel to his acclaimed British thriller 'Rogue Male' was published over 40 years later in 1982.

Abridged by Patricia Hannah.

Producer: David Jackson Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2009.


WED 07:00 Tony's (b00ty00c)
Series 2

Under Investigation

The hair salon is getting unexpected customers - could the taxman be sniffing around?

Series 2 of the misadventures in the life of a corner-shop barber starring Victor Spinetti as Tony, Deryck Guyler as Stanley, Deborah Watling as Maisie.

With guests: Chris Emmett, Nick Tate and Sonia Fraser.

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Incidental music by Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1981.


WED 07:30 The Right Time (b007x046)
Series 1

Episode 2

21st-century life from people growing older disgracefully. Stars Eleanor Bron, Clive Swift and Andrew Sachs. From August 2001.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jyyw)
Cinderella Hancock

Bill bans the Lad from the National Film Ball, but then there's a knock at the door.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Moira Lister, Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Dora Bryan, Paul Carpenter and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1955.


WED 08:30 Doctor at Large (b009544m)
Women on Board

Seasick ship's doctor Simon Sparrow takes a shine to the company chairman's daughter...

The misadventures of newly qualified doctor, Simon Sparrow - adapted for radio by Ray Cooney from Richard Gordon's 'Doctor at Large' published in 1955.

Starring Richard Briers as Simon Sparrow, Geoffrey Sumner as Sir Lancelot Spratt, Ray Cooney as Jock Hornby, Peter Jones as Easter, Joan Sanderson as Edna Swithenbank and Norma Ronald as Wendy Swithenbank.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1969.


WED 09:00 Nineteen Ninety-Four (b014hq46)
Power Is Happiness

Edward Wilson is drawn further into the mysterious machinations of the government.

Starring Robert Lindsay.

Futuristic sitcom by Richard Turner and William Osborne with a nod to George Orwell.

Edward ...... Robert Lindsay
Sophie ...... Siobhan Redmond
Charles ...... Paul Shearer

With Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Pam Ferris, Richard Turner and David Goodland.

Producer: Nick Symons

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1985.


WED 09:30 All the Way from Memphis (b00j26h0)
Series 1

Episode 2

James Walton's pop music history quiz with Andrew Collins, Tracey MacLeod, Carol Decker and David Hepworth. From December 2004.


WED 10:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007wq20)
Rumpole and the Vanishing Juror

At a murder trial, the barrister encounters a jury member with a mystifying agenda. John Mortimer's drama stars Timothy West.


WED 10:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwnsz)
A Jolly Lot of Fellows

The comedian and actor shares tales of Dan Leno, Flanagan & Allen, Tommy Cooper and Arthur Askey with his audience in Brighton.


WED 11:00 Caesar! (b014hqmb)
Series 3

The Maker of All Things

Constantine and Crispus are father and son. Can even this indivisible bond survive politics? Starring Christine Kavanagh.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jyyw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 The Castle (b00gdz3r)
Series 2

Nice to Gavotte You, to Gavotte You Nice

Hie ye to "The Castle", a rollicking sitcom set way back then, starring James Fleet ("The Vicar Of Dibley", "Four Weddings & A Funeral") and Neil Dudgeon ("Life Of Riley")

In this episode, the arrival of a new handyman, a mysterious Frenchwoman and a celebrity dance competition puts everyone in a whirl.

Cast:
Sir John Woodstock ..... James Fleet
Sir William De Warenne ...... Neil Dudgeon
Lady Anne Woodstock ..... Montserrat Lombard
Cardinal Duncan ..... Jonathan Kydd
Lady Charlotte ..... Ingrid Oliver
Master Henry Woodstock ..... Steven Kynman
Merlin ...... Lewis Macleod

and special guest
Comtesse Totti ..... Katy Brand

Written by Kim Fuller with additional material by Paul Alexander
Music by Guy Jackson

Produced and directed by David Tyler
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8x8g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmwk)
Episode 18

Tragedy stalks the streets and a familiar face is discovered spying on the Revolutionaries. Starring Joss Ackland.


WED 14:15 Route 66 (b009hfm6)
Denbigh

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire takes to the Welsh hills for the school run.


WED 14:30 Haroun and the Sea of Stories (b014hqxn)
Episode 3

Salman Rushdie's hero and his father get embroiled in a fight between forces of light and dark on Kahani. Read by Zia Mohyeddin.


WED 14:45 Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me (b007jplm)
Episode 3

The acclaimed actor recalls dark days of misfortune for his wife and son, plus tales of Burton and Taylor and the Old Vic. From September 1996.


WED 15:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007wq20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 15:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwnsz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b014hqxq)
Mel Giedroyc revisits the early life of TV pioneer John Logie Baird, cuts some ice with ice-skating legend Jayne Torvill and gets stuck on the history of toffee.


WED 17:00 Tony's (b00ty00c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 17:30 The Right Time (b007x046)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqz9)
The Red Planet

20. Return to the Moon

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew must battle to outrun the Martian Spheres in their bid to escape...

Conclusion of Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
John Cazabon ..... Various
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1955.


WED 18:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00ck4fs)
James Hogg - The Brownie of the Black Haggs

Lady Wheelhope has a reputation as a violent mistress to those under her power. Yet when desire for a mysterious servant overwhelms her, it's her own soul she yields to terrible risk...

Series of 3 Scottish 19th Century tales of terror and mystery.

Written by James Hogg and dramatised by Marty Ross.

Lady Wheelhope ...... Irene MacDougall
The Laird ...... Paul Young
Merodach ...... James Chisholm
Bessie ...... Mary Riggans
Wattie ...... James Bryce
Adam ...... Alec Heggie

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2003.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jyyw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 Doctor at Large (b009544m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8x8g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Caesar! (b014hqmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 22:00 The Castle (b00gdz3r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


WED 22:30 Nebulous (b00h3h69)
Series 1

Madness is A Strange Colour

On a monastery visit - the Professor discovers a new paint has brain-bending qualities. Stars Mark Gatiss. From January 2005.


WED 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b015579q)
Russell Kane chats to Arthur Smith about his upcoming gigs and his forthcoming novel.


WED 23:00 Acropolis Now (b007tldm)
Series 2

Sons

As food runs out at the fish restaurant, a man claims he's the Oracle's long-lost son. Stars Stephen Moore. From March 2002.


WED 23:30 Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack (b00wdjff)
Series 1

Episode 3

Peter Andre is revealed as the most dangerous man on Earth.

Multi-paced, one woman Fast Show showcasing the exceptional talent of Lucy Montgomery.

With Philip Pope, Sally Grace, Waen Shepherd and Natalie Walter.

Written by Lucy Montgomery with additional material by Steven Burge, Jon Hunter and Joe Wilkinson.

Music by Philip Pope

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2010.



THURSDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2011

THU 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqz9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 The Darker Side of the Border (b00ck4fs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h8x8g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Nineteen Ninety-Four (b014hq46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 All the Way from Memphis (b00j26h0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007wq20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 03:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wwnsz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Caesar! (b014hqmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Tony's (b00ty00c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Right Time (b007x046)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
Death on the Nile

Episode 4

A grisly discovery leaves Hercule Poirot baffled.

But the main murder suspect couldn't possibly have committed the crime?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Richetti …. Ioan Meredith
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Ferguson …. Robert Portal
Steward …. Christopher Scott
Stewardess …. Janet Maw
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


THU 06:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h91l2)
Episode 4

The aristocratic English hero makes it to Romania, but trouble is in store on the way to Istanbul.

Geoffrey Household's sequel to his acclaimed British thriller 'Rogue Male' was published over 40 years later in 1982.

Abridged by Patricia Hannah.

Producer: David Jackson Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2009.


THU 07:00 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqgh)
Bartholomew, Blackmail and Barefaced Lies

An expensive statue lands Bertie Wooster in a pickle.

PG Wodehouse romp adapted in six-parts by Richard Usborne.

Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves, Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster, Paul Eddington as Roderick Spode, John Le Mesurier as Sir Watkin Bassett, Ronald Fraser as Major Plank, Jonathan Cecil as Boko Fittleworth, Denise Coffey as Stiffy Bing and Percy Edwards as Bartholemew the Dog.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


THU 07:30 Country Matters (b00k2fkz)
Episode 2

Dave learns how the fete unearths the unscrupulous side of village life. Stars Jonathan Tafler and Lesley Sharp. From May 1994.


THU 08:00 The Men from the Ministry (b014j01w)
Monkey Business

Sir Gregory is set to leave, but can one of the bungling bureaucrats fill his shoes?

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 May 1973.


THU 08:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b0081b4f)
Series 1

Episode 2

Moonlight on Mrs Parsons, newts in Lord Shortcake's trouser turn-ups, and the police - as ever - on Captain Foulenough's tail.

Richard Ingrams, John Wells, John Sessions and Patricia Routledge recreate the world of the JB Morton.

Running in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975 – JB Morton’s surreally comic ‘Beachcomber’ column paved the way for a great deal of modern humour.

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.


THU 09:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cbltk)
Series 3

Episode 6

Murray worries that his tubby dad Tommy and Sheila have more rolls than roles.

Ageing showbiz couple Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr continue their second stab at fame.

Series 3 of Mike Coleman’s showbiz sitcom.

CAST:

Tommy Franklin …. Roy Hudd
Sheila Parr …. June Whitfield
Hetty Stark …. Pat Coombes
Murray Franklin …. Julian Eardley
Louis Elstein …. Edward Halsted
Naomi Shae - Tracy-Ann Oberman

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.


THU 09:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k1mc)
Series 1

The Engagement

Rabbi Sue's announcement sparks fury from her rival Rabbi Abraham.

The first of three series of Barry Grossman’s comedy-drama about the collision between the old and the new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.

Starring David De Keyser as Rabbi Abraham Fine. Tracy-Ann Oberman as Rabbi Su Jacobs, Doreen Mantle as Sadie Fine, Henry Goodman as Melvin, Jonathan Kydd as Brian, Diane Keen as Fay, John Bennett as David and Ben Crowe as Gary.

Music: Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


THU 10:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz92)
Rumpole Redeemed

The barrister faces a conundrum over whether offenders can ever go straight. John Mortimer's drama stars Timothy West.


THU 10:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wx2pk)
Going into Skirts

The comedian shares tales of the perils of playing panto dame - collected in the Lodge Room of the Grand Order of Water Rats.


THU 11:00 Caesar! (b014j01y)
Series 3

Empire Without End

Romulus Augustus is studious, bookish - and not even Roman. So how come he's worshipped as Caesar? Starring David Collings.


THU 12:00 The Men from the Ministry (b014j01w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 My Teenage Diary (b01462bb)
Series 3

Janet Street-Porter

My Teenage Diary returns with four more brave celebrities ready to revisit their formative years by opening up their intimate teenage diaries, and reading them out in public for the very first time. Comedian Rufus Hound is joined by writer and editor Janet Street-Porter who revisits her heady teen years at the heart of swinging 60's Soho.

Producer: Harriet Jaine
A Talkback Production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h91l2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmwz)
Episode 19

Marius and the rebels face the cannons while Valjean and Javert face each other. Who will survive? Starring Joss Ackland.


THU 14:15 Route 66 (b009hq0n)
Glasgow

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire goes ten pin bowling with two blind passengers.


THU 14:30 Haroun and the Sea of Stories (b014j0sq)
Episode 4

Deep in enemy territory, Salman Rushdie's young hero sets out to save a princess and stop sea pollution. Read by Zia Mohyeddin.


THU 14:45 Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me (b007jpm4)
Episode 4

The acting knight's 1990s memoirs. A forgotten favour turns up on screen, and there are memories of filmmaker David Lean.


THU 15:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz92)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 15:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wx2pk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b014j0ss)
Thursday afternoon is all about reading aloud, mythical beasts in Lake Windemere and alligator-spotting in Florida. Presented by Mel Giedroyc.


THU 17:00 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqgh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 17:30 Country Matters (b00k2fkz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 18:00 Stanislaw Lem - Solaris (b00pf12m)
Episode 1

A psychologist is sent to a rundown space station to find out what has happened to its crew. When his long-dead young wife turns up, he suddenly finds himself in serious trouble.

Stanislaw Lem's famous modern sci-fi classic dramatised by Hattie Naylor.

Starring Ron Cook as Kris, Stuart Richman as Sartoris, Tim McMullan as Snow, Joanne Froggatt as Rheya and Maxine Burth as the Woman.

Music by Alice Trueman
Sound Design: Steve Brooke
Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.


THU 19:00 The Men from the Ministry (b014j01w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b0081b4f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h91l2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Caesar! (b014j01y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 22:00 My Teenage Diary (b01462bb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


THU 22:30 Newsjack (b014j0sx)
Series 5

Episode 1

Justin Edwards and the team tastefully make fun of the news stories from the last seven days.


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b015gwy4)
Canadian comic Tom Stade gives us his thoughts on how the UK stacks up against his homeland.


THU 23:00 Bleak Expectations (b00d06pc)
Series 1

A Childhood Cruelly Kippered

Mark Evans's Dickensian spoof reveals the downward spiral of young Pip Bin's life. Stars Richard Johnson. From August 2008.


THU 23:30 Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World (b007t32k)
Series 1

Love

The sci-fi star and his crew set sail on a romantic cruise. With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. From November 1992.



FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2011

FRI 00:00 Stanislaw Lem - Solaris (b00pf12m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h91l2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cbltk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k1mc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey (b007jz92)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 03:45 Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room (b00wx2pk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Caesar! (b014j01y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqgh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Country Matters (b00k2fkz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
Death on the Nile

Episode 5

Hercule Poirot's holiday has become a hideous nightmare. Can he finally fathom out the murderous events afloat?

The conclusion of Agatha Christie's whodunit starring John Moffatt as Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Fanthorp …. Robert May
Miss Van Schuyler …. Irene Sutcliffe
Dr Bessner …. Keith Drinkel
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


FRI 06:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h9t28)
Episode 5

Fuelled by unremitting vengeance, the aristocratic English hero's personal war with the Third Reich finally comes to an end.

Conclusion of 5 parts read by Michael Jayston.

Geoffrey Household's sequel to his acclaimed British thriller Rogue Male was published over 40 years later in 1982.

Abridged by Patricia Hannah.

Producer: David Jackson Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2009.


FRI 07:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009pr6l)
Points of Disagreement

Whiz-kid Jimmy Bright has run out of Whizz. So staid accountant Russell Farrow grabs the reins, and ends up in a prickly situation...

Bernard Cribbins and Frank Thornton star in Andrew Palmer’s sitcom

Jimmy Bright ...... Bernard Cribbins
Russell Farrow ...... Frank Thornton
Nan Forbes ...... Annette Crosbie
Sue Plant ...... Annee Blott
With Dennis Ramsden.

Written by Andrew Palmer.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1988.


FRI 07:30 The Little World of Don Camillo (b00t9xp6)
Series 1

Episode 4

Two grand openings bring Church and State rivalry to a head for the village priest. Stars Alun Armstrong. From April 2001.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b00lqzs5)
Series 7

Captain Povey Reports Sick

When Captain Povey catches a cold, the Number One takes over ensuring chaos aboard HMS Troutbridge.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Heather, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Queeg. Michael Bates as Lieutenant Dingle and Tenniel Evans as the Admiral.

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 August 1965.


FRI 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jld2)
Series 2

Homes Fit for Heroes

Harold quarrels with his Dad Albert over his plan to pack him off to travel the world.

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 eight series on TV.

Albert ...... Wilfrid Brambell
Harold ...... Harry H Corbett
Miss Lottersby ...... Marie Makino
Matron ...... Olwen Brookes.

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 1967.


FRI 09:00 After Henry (b007k1rb)
Series 1

The Spectre at the Feast

Widow Sarah is wary of matchmakers - and her mother Eleanor's interference.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Mark Kingston as Chris.

Four radio series were made, but instead of then moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.


FRI 09:30 Trivia Test Match (b014j422)
Brian Johnston bowls questions galore to Willie Rushton, William Franklyn, Tim Rice and Paul Merton. From October 1992.


FRI 10:00 Loose Ends (b014f394)
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

The combination of Sir Tim Rice, Elton John and Disney was always going to be a winning one. And next week The Lion King, the musical that brought those three together is celebrating its 5000th show in London's West End. Tim will be talking to Clive about this lyrical success and, of course, the multitude of other shows that he has written for such as Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita.

John Hurt is one of Britain's greatest actors and stars in the soon to be released big-screen version of John Le Carré's best selling cold war novel, 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. Having performed in memorable roles playing Quentin Crisp, The Elephant Man and more recently Mr Ollivander in 'Harry Potter', he has now narrated Nitin Sawhney's latest album.

"The Russell Brand of the kitchen" comes to The Loose Ends studio. Valentine Warner, known for his classic take on food, passion for nature, the seasons and mainly being outdoors will be talking about his new cookbook, 'The Good Table'.

Cycling is the biggest thing to hit personal transport since the horse, or at least Eben Weiss believes so. Riding tandem is Gideon Coe finding out about the highs and lows of bike culture from Eben, the original 'Bike Snob' who's written a book of the same name.

The Mercury, Ivor, Mobo and Olivier nominated songwriter and composer, Nitin Sawhney will be performing two live tracks, 'Sunset' and 'The Devil and Midnight'. Having just composed for the BBC Human Planet series and a new pipe organ piece for his Royal Albert Hall concert in May 2011, Nitin now releases his ninth studio album, 'Last Days of Meaning'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


FRI 10:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007k0x6)
Series 2

The Vampire of the Glen

Suspicions are alerted when the laird asks the duo to dig a hole big enough to fit a coffin-shaped wardrobe.

Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden star as the two Scotsmen famed for their appearances on BBC Radio’s I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

With Alison Steadman as their cleaning-lady-cum-housekeeper, Mrs Naughtie, and Jeremy Hardy as the local Laird.

Hamish ...... Barry Cryer
Dougal ...... Graeme Garden
Mrs Naughtie ...... Alison Steadman
The Laird ...... Jeremy Hardy

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2004.


FRI 11:00 Peter Tinniswood (b007jx5l)
The House Swap

Sid Fiedelman, a hard-drinking, award-winning American cartoonist, is sent by his editor to cast a satirical eye on Britain at the end of the millennium.

But Sid and his world-weary wife Alma are unprepared for what the small English village of Winterleaf Gunner has to offer...

Penelope Wilton, Peter Vaughan and William Hootkins stars in Peter Tinniswood’s drama.

Alma ...... Penelope Wilton
Sid ...... William Hootkins.
Ferns ...... Peter Vaughan
Edgar ...... John Hartley
Henry ...... Nigel Carrington

Director: Gordon House

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1999.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b00lqzs5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The News Quiz (b0146426)
Series 75

Episode 1

Bills, Blair, and Belhadj: in the week that MI6 was said to have tortured members of Libya's prospective new government, and Andrew Lansley's NHS bill passed through the house on its third attempt, the topical quiz returns for a whole new series.

Sandi Toksvig chairs the discussion between panellists Dominic Lawson, Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay and Andy Hamilton. Rory Morrison reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd.


FRI 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h9t28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmxc)
Episode 20

With Marius in his arms and barely alive, Valjean struggles to find a way out of the Parisian sewers. Starring Roger Allam.


FRI 14:15 Route 66 (b009hskz)
Ipswich

Travelling the route of number 66 buses across Britain, Paddy Maguire meets a young single mum heading for a lively night out.


FRI 14:30 Haroun and the Sea of Stories (b014j5st)
Episode 5

Salman Rushdie's hero discovers his enemy's true identity in his battle to save the ocean and princess. Read by Zia Mohyeddin.


FRI 14:45 Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me (b007jpmp)
Episode 5

The actor concludes his memoirs, musing on Leonard Cheshire, a stormy Easter in Rome, British beef and 100 years of cinema.


FRI 15:00 Loose Ends (b014f394)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 15:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007k0x6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b014j6xy)
Mel Giedroyc hears about a real life chocolate factory and introduces a tour of Roald Dahl's very own garden, complete with his writer's hut and his famous gypsy caravan.


FRI 17:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009pr6l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 17:30 The Little World of Don Camillo (b00t9xp6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 18:00 Stanislaw Lem - Solaris (b00pf4xk)
Episode 2

Psychologist Kris is falling in love with his replica wife and wants to take her back to Earth with him. His colleagues are simultaneously plotting to destroy the planet.

Stanislaw Lem's famous modern sci-fi classic, dramatised by Hattie Naylor.

Starring Ron Cook as Kris, Stuart Richman as Sartoris, Tim McMullan as Snow and Joanne Froggatt as Rheya.

Music by Alice Trueman
Sound Design: Steve Brooke
Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b00lqzs5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jld2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice (b00h9t28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Peter Tinniswood (b007jx5l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 22:00 The News Quiz Extra (b014j6y0)
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 The Tape Recorded Highlights of a Humble Bee (b00nsm9l)
'Introducing Me' and 'The Dinner Date'

A hapless, jazz-loving insect's audio diary of his mainly uneventful life. With Mark Williams and Tim Whitnall. From June 2003.


FRI 23:00 Old Harry's Game (b007jtzz)
Series 1

Appearances

"Look at us - hooves, goat's legs, human torso, red eyes and a pair of shrunken cow's horns. We look like something that's escaped."

No wonder Satan's starting to feel self-conscious about his appearance.

Andy Hamilton's comedy series set in Hell.

Satan ...... Andy Hamilton
The Professor ...... James Grout
Thomas ...... Jimmy Mulville
Gary, The Demon ...... Steven O'Donnell

Other characters played by Philip Pope, Felicity Montagu and Michael Fenton Stevens.

Poducer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.


FRI 23:30 The Cheese Shop Presents (b0081b8w)
Series 1

The Butter Factor

Hercule Poirot's murder mystery - and a freak piano student. Sketch comedy from Edinburgh with Dave Lamb. From January 1997.




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

Acropolis Now 23:00 WED (b007tldm)

After Henry 02:00 SAT (b007k1hq)

After Henry 09:00 FRI (b007k1rb)

Agatha Christie 01:00 SAT (b00jzwdq)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 09:00 SUN (b007jt6f)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 16:00 SUN (b007jt6f)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 05:00 MON (b007jt6f)

Alison and Maud 07:30 TUE (b007k244)

Alison and Maud 17:30 TUE (b007k244)

Alison and Maud 05:30 WED (b007k244)

All Gas and Gaiters 17:30 SUN (b007jpx1)

All the Way from Memphis 09:30 WED (b00j26h0)

All the Way from Memphis 02:30 THU (b00j26h0)

Ayres on the Air 07:30 MON (b008p9vh)

Ayres on the Air 17:30 MON (b008p9vh)

Ayres on the Air 05:30 TUE (b008p9vh)

Ballylenon 07:00 MON (b0080skq)

Ballylenon 17:00 MON (b0080skq)

Ballylenon 05:00 TUE (b0080skq)

Beachcomber... By the Way 08:30 THU (b0081b4f)

Beachcomber... By the Way 19:30 THU (b0081b4f)

Bleak Expectations 23:00 THU (b00d06pc)

Brian Aldiss - Hothouse 18:30 SUN (b00mdx7n)

Brian Aldiss - Hothouse 00:30 MON (b00mdx7n)

Caesar! 04:00 SAT (b00cvbk1)

Caesar! 11:00 MON (b00cylb9)

Caesar! 21:00 MON (b00cylb9)

Caesar! 04:00 TUE (b00cylb9)

Caesar! 11:00 TUE (b014hnqv)

Caesar! 21:00 TUE (b014hnqv)

Caesar! 04:00 WED (b014hnqv)

Caesar! 11:00 WED (b014hqmb)

Caesar! 21:00 WED (b014hqmb)

Caesar! 04:00 THU (b014hqmb)

Caesar! 11:00 THU (b014j01y)

Caesar! 21:00 THU (b014j01y)

Caesar! 04:00 FRI (b014j01y)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 SAT (b007jqrd)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 MON (b007jqv2)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 TUE (b007jqv2)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 TUE (b007jqxb)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 WED (b007jqxb)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 WED (b007jqz9)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 THU (b007jqz9)

Comedy Controller 09:00 SAT (b007jv51)

Comedy Controller 19:00 SAT (b007jv51)

Country Matters 07:30 THU (b00k2fkz)

Country Matters 17:30 THU (b00k2fkz)

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Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b014gp03)

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Dial M for Pizza 23:30 SUN (b007k1k9)

Doctor at Large 08:30 WED (b009544m)

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Double Income, No Kids Yet 09:00 TUE (b00dpnvz)

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Ed Doolan Interviews... 08:00 SAT (b00r7mdm)

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Elephants to Catch Eels 23:30 TUE (b007qx6x)

Ellis Peters - Flight of a Witch 13:30 SUN (b00813sf)

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Fags, Mags and Bags 12:30 TUE (b00qpmlk)

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Fear on 4 18:00 SUN (b007jv55)

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Flight of the Conchords 22:30 TUE (b007k0zr)

Freedom Pass 11:00 SUN (b00sgzk6)

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Front Row Interviews 10:50 SUN (b014gp07)

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Geoffrey Household - Rogue Justice 06:30 MON (b00h76wt)

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Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea 10:45 FRI (b007k0x6)

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Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007jyyw)

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories 14:30 MON (b014gs37)

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Hercule Poirot 06:00 MON (b007jpks)

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How Tickled Am I? 11:30 SUN (b007m5v6)

How Tickled Am I? 19:30 SUN (b007m5v6)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 MON (b00h38dy)

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I've Never Seen Star Wars 07:30 SUN (b014gmfm)

I've Never Seen Star Wars 22:00 SUN (b014gmfm)

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I've Never Seen Star Wars 23:00 MON (b014gsmn)

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Jake Arnott - The Long Firm 23:30 SAT (b014gl6c)

John Mortimer - Rumpole of the Bailey 10:00 MON (b007jz59)

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Just a Minute 12:30 MON (b01457q5)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b01457q5)

Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking 23:00 TUE (b007731j)

Life With The Lyons 08:30 SUN (b014gp01)

Life With The Lyons 15:30 SUN (b014gp01)

Life With The Lyons 20:30 SUN (b014gp01)

Like They've Never Been Gone 09:00 THU (b00cbltk)

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Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World 23:30 THU (b007t32k)

Loose Ends 03:00 SAT (b0144pwk)

Loose Ends 10:00 FRI (b014f394)

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Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack 23:30 WED (b00wdjff)

Mark Tavener - Absolute Power 22:30 MON (b007xwmc)

Mind Your Own Business! 05:00 SAT (b009mbdc)

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Mrs Bradley - The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop 13:15 SAT (b00947vh)

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My Teenage Diary 12:30 THU (b01462bb)

My Teenage Diary 22:00 THU (b01462bb)

Nebulous 22:30 WED (b00h3h69)

Newsjack 22:30 THU (b014j0sx)

Nineteen Ninety-Four 09:00 WED (b014hq46)

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Old Harry's Game 23:00 FRI (b007jtzz)

PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves 07:00 THU (b007jqgh)

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Peter Roberts - Holy Fool 06:00 SAT (b014gj3c)

Peter Roberts - Holy Fool 16:00 SAT (b014gj3c)

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Peter Tinniswood 11:00 FRI (b007jx5l)

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Pulp Fiction 23:45 SAT (b00fwq9g)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 01:30 SAT (b007jr9c)

Rose Tremain 07:15 SUN (b007mf65)

Rose Tremain 13:15 SUN (b007mf65)

Round the Horne 08:00 MON (b00n53d4)

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Route 66 14:15 MON (b009gh0f)

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Roy Hudd's Tales from the Lodge Room 03:45 SAT (b00ww7f3)

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Rudy's Rare Records 23:30 MON (b00n594p)

Sarah at the Stand 22:45 SAT (b014gl69)

Saturday Stand-Up 22:00 SAT (b010t7jh)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 00:30 SAT (b009mbjn)

Sir Alec Guinness - My Name Escapes Me 14:45 MON (b007jpkk)

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Stanislaw Lem - Solaris 18:00 THU (b00pf12m)

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Stanislaw Lem - Solaris 18:00 FRI (b00pf4xk)

Steptoe and Son 14:30 SAT (b00t4qmv)

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Swots 23:00 SUN (b00pr812)

Take It From Here 08:00 SUN (b014gnzz)

Take It From Here 15:00 SUN (b014gnzz)

Take It From Here 20:00 SUN (b014gnzz)

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Terry Pratchett 18:00 SAT (b00r2hhf)

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The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b014gsml)

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The Attractive Young Rabbi 09:30 THU (b007k1mc)

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The Burkiss Way 14:00 SAT (b007jtxx)

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The Castle 12:30 WED (b00gdz3r)

The Castle 22:00 WED (b00gdz3r)

The Cheese Shop Presents 23:30 FRI (b0081b8w)

The Clitheroe Kid 17:00 SUN (b007jnhl)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b014gptr)

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The Core Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b014gj3f)

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The Darker Side of the Border 18:30 MON (b00cb1ts)

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The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b00qyqd7)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b00qyqd7)

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The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson 18:30 SAT (b007x08g)

The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson 00:30 SUN (b007x08g)

The Little World of Don Camillo 05:30 SAT (b00t5xd8)

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The Little World of Don Camillo 17:30 FRI (b00t9xp6)

The Maltby Collection 22:30 SUN (b00cnclw)

The Men from the Ministry 08:00 THU (b014j01w)

The Men from the Ministry 12:00 THU (b014j01w)

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The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b00lqzs5)

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The News Quiz Extra 22:00 FRI (b014j6y0)

The News Quiz 12:30 FRI (b0146426)

The Parrot Sketch 07:30 SAT (b00xmh61)

The Parrot Sketch 17:30 SAT (b00xmh61)

The Parrot Sketch 05:30 SUN (b00xmh61)

The Party Line 09:30 MON (b014grhl)

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The Personality Test 09:30 TUE (b00mbl3k)

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The Right Time 07:30 WED (b007x046)

The Right Time 17:30 WED (b007x046)

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The Tape Recorded Highlights of a Humble Bee 22:45 FRI (b00nsm9l)

To the Manor Born 07:00 TUE (b007lzww)

To the Manor Born 17:00 TUE (b007lzww)

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Tony's 07:00 WED (b00ty00c)

Tony's 17:00 WED (b00ty00c)

Tony's 05:00 THU (b00ty00c)

Trivia Test Match 02:30 SAT (b007xxkt)

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Two Minute Tales 13:10 SAT (b01479c8)

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Two Minute Tales 07:10 SUN (b014gmf5)

Two Minute Tales 13:10 SUN (b014gmf5)

VI Warshawski 23:00 SAT (b007jl6c)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b007jtsc)

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Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 MON (b007jmvl)

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