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SATURDAY 05 NOVEMBER 2011

SAT 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpfm)
Episode 4

The Old-Age Paramilitaries have developed a secret weapon to destroy the Central Database computer. George Smith is the man to use it.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy set in 22nd-century Britain, starring Stephen Moore as George Smith.

George ...... Stephen Moore
Doris ...... Patsy Byrne
O'Connell ...... Geoffrey McGivern
Mrs Cookson ...... Edna Dore
Andrea Sunbeam ...... Lorelei King
Dawkins ...... Melanie Hudson
Ronnie ...... Christopher Douglas

Other parts by Lewis MacLeod, Dave Lamb and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1998.


SAT 00:30 Dermot Bolger - Haunting Women (b016q02f)
The Riding Crop

A bitter dispute between sisters 200 years ago means a precious wedding gift must be cared for in the present.


SAT 00:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00ncbx0)
Beef; Sole Solution

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation. Read by Peter Marinker.


SAT 01:00 Paul Temple (b007jn54)
Paul Temple and the Spencer Affair

A Party of Four

The smooth sleuth gathers together the key players in the musical mystery.

Francis Durbridge's thriller starring Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in the conclusion of another intriguing case.

With James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Brewster Mason as Rupert Dreisler, Hugh Manning as Vosper, James Beattie as Charlie, John Graham as Eric Lansdale, Isobel Dean as Terry Gibson, Simon Lack as Adrian Frost, June Turbin as Judy Milton and Thomas Heathcote as Pete Roberts.

From 1938 to 1969 the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women were chic and the men wore cravats - a world where Sir Graham Forbes, of Scotland Yard, usually needed Paul's help with his latest tricky case.

Producer: Martyn C. Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1957.


SAT 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016pklm)
Series 2

The Key of the Nick

There's supposed to be a surprise party to celebrate George's 21 years on the beat at Dock Green police station.

But it turns into a night in cold storage instead as Dixon and Crawford are held hostage...

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder and Hamish Clark.

Written for TV by Ted Willis and adapted for radio by Sue Rodwell.

George Dixon ...... David Calder
Andy Crawford ...... Hamish Clark
Jimmy Todd ...... Carl Prekopp
Tessa ...... Katharine Rodgers
Albert Todd ...... Michael Fenton Stevens

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


SAT 02:00 Second Holmes (b016px9c)
The Case of the Missing Link

The grandsons of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson meet a member of the Moriarty family.

Six light-hearted adventures involving the grandsons of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson written by Grant Eustace

Starring Peter Egan as Stamford Holmes, Jeremy Nicholas as Dr Watson, Simon Hewitt as James Macpherson, David Gooderson as Inspector Winter, Lolly Cockerell as Mrs Pettifer and John Dunn as himself.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1983.


SAT 02:30 Foul Play (b007jqsh)
Series 1

The Adventure of the Murdered Heiress

Crime writers PD James and HRF Keating try to solve the deadly case of a jewel theft. Written and chaired by Simon Brett. From November 1996.


SAT 03:00 John Buchan - Mr Standfast (b00tl07x)
Episode 1

Intrepid hero agent Richard Hannay is recalled to London from the trenches on the Somme to hunt down the leader of a gang of German spies who led him such a dangerous dance in The Thirty Nine Steps.

Much to his disgust, Hannay is ordered to pose as a pacifist and is sent to Glasgow - but along the way he encounters a teenage British Secret Service agent who will change the course of his life.

John Buchan's rip-roaring First World War spy thriller was first published in 1919.

Brigadier-General Richard Hannay/Cornelius Brand …. David Robb
Sir Walter Bullivant …. Clive Merrison
Moxon Ivery …. Struan Rodger
Mary Lamington …. Jasmine Hyde
Peter Pienaar …. Jon Glover
Launcelot Wake …. Thomas Arnold
Abel Gresson …. John Guerrasio
Miss Doria Wymondham …. Briony McRoberts
Miss Claire Wymondham …. Liza Sadovy
Andrew Amos …. John Stahl
George Broadberry …. Peter Marinker
Ted Broadberry …. Ben Crowe

Dramatised in two parts by Bert Coules.

Director: Bruce Young.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2008.


SAT 04:00 MR James (b007k1kh)
MR James: Ghost Stories

Rats

Mr Thompson decides to explore the rooms at the inn where he is staying. Perhaps he shouldn't. Read by Benjamin Whitrow.


SAT 04:15 Rachel Joyce - Painting Mrs Jones (b007jtd2)
Invited to sit and have her portrait painted, Jennifer Jones wonders if the canvas will reveal a new truth about her inner-self...

Rachel Joyce's dark tale of self-discovery stars Lindsay Duncan as Jennifer Jones, James Laurenson as Iain Jones and David Antrobus as Tom.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


SAT 05:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p4yp8)
Series 1

The Older Man

Patrick is delighted with Alison's new boyfriend, but what about the rest of the family? Stars Duncan Preston. From September 2003.


SAT 05:30 The Alan Davies Show (b00898wy)
Episode 3

After playing a gay miner, struggling actor Alan finds greater fame dressed as a strawberry.

Alan Davies stars in his own six-part sitcom.

Written by Ben Silburn, Tony Roche and Alan Davies.

Alan ...... Alan Davies
Murray ...... Alan Francis
Kate ...... Ronni Ancona

With Debra Stephenson and Dave Lamb.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1998.


SAT 06:00 Karel Capek - War With the Newts (b016rfcm)
When humans discover a race of intelligent reptile hominids, can humanity survive? Starring Dermot Crowley and Sally Hawkins.


SAT 07:30 A Shared Vision (b00xj0hp)
Poet John Hegley visits Zanzibar in East Africa with an old pair of his glasses in the hope that someone might be able to use them. From April 2003.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b016rfct)
Series 7

Episode 3

The American funny man welcomes the Klezmatics and The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency author Alexander McCall Smith. From November 2011.


SAT 09:00 Comedy Controller (b007jq9y)
Tony Hawks

The comedian and author selects his favourites: Hancock's Half Hour, Saturday Night Fry, People Like Us, Just A Minute, Knowing Me Knowing You and I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again.


SAT 12:00 The Pillow Book (b016rfcy)
Series 4 Omnibus

Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th century Japan. The Emperor is missing, vanished into the wilderness beyond the palace walls.


SAT 13:15 The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Guy Fawkes (b016rfd2)
The comedy trio take a fresh and funny look at a familar tale - the Gunpowder Plot. Stars Kevin Eldon. From November 2009.


SAT 14:00 Round the Horne (b00p33gb)
Series 4

Episode 3

Monstrous goings on for Kenneth Horne with Frankenstein, more from wonderful Radio Balls Pond Road, while Julian and Sandy hit the bona ski slopes.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

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.

Marty Feldman had moved on so series 4 is written by Barry Took with Brian Cooke & Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Webster.

Music by the Max Harris Group.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1968.


SAT 14:30 Dad's Army (b007jmd5)
Series 1

The Bullet Is Not for Firing

The Home Guard platoon faces an inquiry after shots are fired at a low-flying German aeroplane.

Six years after legendary sitcom Dad's Army started on BBC TV, these specially adapted radio versions began recording with the original cast.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, Graham Stark as Private Walker, Frank Williams as the Vicar, Michael Knowles as Captain Pringle, Timothy Bateson as Captain Marsh and John Whitehall as all the choir. With John Snagge as the announcer.

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

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in May 1974.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b016rfct)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Karel Capek - War With the Newts (b016rfcm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 What's So Funny? (b016pktj)
Series 2

Episode 5

Ed Byrne, John Finnemore and Ava Vidal discover their fave comedy book, Lucy Porter goes backstage and Richard Herring waxes on love.


SAT 18:00 Oscar Wilde (b008jw9k)
The Canterville Ghost

Episode 2

Troublesome ghost of a dead nobleman, Sir Simon is determined to oust the Otis family from his ancestral home. So his hauntings are becoming more and more elaborate...

First published in 1887, Oscar Wilde's novella is read by Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2007.


SAT 18:30 Fantastic Journeys (b00hlb0h)
The Faery Handbag by Kelly Link

The story of Zofia Swink who claims to be over 200 years old.

She comes from a village which takes refuge in a magical handbag when real life becomes too dangerous.

Her distraught grand-daughter narrates this bizarre tale of loss...

Maggie Blake reads Kelly Link's story.

Some of the best sci-fi/fantasy writers in a series of fantastic journeys featuring flights of fancy, time travel, magical transporters and alternate realities.

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2009.


SAT 19:00 Comedy Controller (b007jq9y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Comedy on the Boat (b016rhnp)
Michael Legge, Quincy, Josh Howie and Terry Alderton are rocking The Tattershall Castle with laughter on London's River Thames.


SAT 22:45 Greg at The Stand (b016rhnr)
Episode 5

Greg McHugh welcomes more fine funnymen to the famed Glasgow comedy venue. With Rufus Hound and Tom Stade. From July 2011.


SAT 23:00 VI Warshawski (b007jnkn)
Deadlock

Bedtime Stories

Somebody wants private eye VI Warshawski dead and tampers with her car.

Sara Paretsky's thriller stars Kathleen Turner as VI Warshawski. With Eleanor Bron as Lottie, William Hootkins as Bobby Mallory, Kerry Shale as Murray, James Aubrey as Martin Bledsoe, Peter Marinker as Nils Greyfalk, and Teresa Gallagher as Paige Carrington.

Sara Paretsky has created one of the most popular female sleuths in modern crime-fiction. Her heroine, VI Warshawski, is a strong female character in a male-dominated world. VI is comfortable packing heat and trailing nasty suspects but she never loses touch with her basic femininity. Paretsky says of her Warshawski: "I was troubled by the way women were portrayed in (detective fiction) they always seemed either evil or powerless. I thought it was time for a tough, smart, likeable female private investigator".

Kathleen Turner also starred in the same role in the 1991 film 'VI Warshawski'.

Dramatised by Michelene Wandor.
Director: Janet Whitaker
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.


SAT 23:30 Pulp Fiction (b016vy95)
Series 2

A Candle for the Bag Lady

Alcoholic ex-cop Matthew Scudder investigates a street murder. Lawrence Block's classic pulp story read by Peter Marinker.



SUNDAY 06 NOVEMBER 2011

SUN 00:00 Oscar Wilde (b008jw9k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Fantastic Journeys (b00hlb0h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b016rfct)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Pillow Book (b016rfcy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Guy Fawkes (b016rfd2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Karel Capek - War With the Newts (b016rfcm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 What's So Funny? (b016pktj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 William Boyd - Restless Omnibus (b016vh16)
Still reeling from discovering that her mother was a British spy, Ruth is drawn even deeper into her world. Stars Eileen Atkins.


SUN 07:15 Redesigning the Human Body (b00pl95m)
Moving Along

Getting around would be much easier with wheels or springs. A physicist and a toy maker help Len Fisher try rolling and hopping.


SUN 07:30 Elvenquest (b016pynv)
Series 3

Episode 3

The third episode in series of the sitcom set in Lower Earth. The Questers, continuing their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the only weapon capable of ridding their land from the tyranny of the evil Lord Darkness, find themselves needing to take a short cut through the mysterious mines of Grazak-Dun. The only man who can help them enter the mines, however, is the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun.

Luckily, the Master Stonemason of Grazak-Dun also happens to be Dean's dad. Problem is, Dean's dad hates Dean. So the Questers must hatch a plan that'll help Dean win back the respect of his father...

Meanwhile, Lord Darkness is given the honour of writing the "Big Book of Evil", a task which he takes on with relish. But he soon finds that, as everyone knows, it's one thing to say you'll write a book, and quite another to actually sit down and write one...

Starring:

Darren Boyd as Vidar
Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech
Dave Lamb as Amis, aka The Chosen One
Stephen Mangan as Sam
Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness
John Sessions as Little Dick
and
Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Writers: Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto
Producer: Sam Michell.


SUN 08:00 Take It From Here (b016vh18)
From 05/05/1955

Will Eth manage to triumph in her plans to wed Ron Glum? Stars Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. From May 1955.


SUN 08:30 Listen to Les (b00k26j0)
From 11/01/1981

Les Dawson presents his very own versions of 'Dallas' and 'Columbo', plus piano bashing aplenty.

With Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1981.


SUN 09:00 Herge - The Adventures of Tintin (b00ps3xb)
Series 1

Red Rackham's Treasure

The intrepid boy reporter is after treasure, but is mad Professor Calculus helping? Stars Richard Pearce and Andrew Sachs.


SUN 09:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - The Eagle of the Ninth (b00shp2n)
Episode 3

After finding the legion's lost Eagle, Marcus and Esca must risk everything to retake it. Stars Tom Smith and Tony Kearney.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b016vh1b)
Crime Writers

Ian Rankin

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the creator of Inspector Rebus, in the last of a series featuring crime writers.


SUN 10:50 Front Row Interviews (b016vk4y)
Wynton Marsalis

Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis reveals his musical heroes, and his love of teaching music - in conversation with Kirsty Lang.


SUN 11:00 Paper Gardens (b007k2kb)
Subverting the Lawn

Leslie Forbes meets the artists who hung a 'living tapestry' amongst a museum's 15th-century textiles.


SUN 11:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b016vk52)
Series 2, Episodes 9-10

In the Archers spin-off, Clive has lost something very dear to him and Alistair is put on the spot.


SUN 11:45 The Science of DIY (b008x8b5)
Getting in a Twist

The art of construction deconstructed. Screws and screwdrivers - Len Fisher and fellow experts demonstrate how these metal fasteners are in fact levers.


SUN 12:00 William Boyd - Restless Omnibus (b016vh16)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Redesigning the Human Body (b00pl95m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b009z4c6)
Death in the Clouds

Hercule Poirot investigates a murder high in the sky.

On a flight from Le Bourget to Croydon, on which the Belgian sleuth is an apprehensive passenger, a woman is found dead.

A doctor on board is inclined to put it down to a wasp-sting, but Poirot suspects it's a case of murder...

First published in 1935, Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule.

Philip Jackson ..... Chief Inspector Japp
Geoffrey Whitehead ..... Monsieur Fournier
Murray Melvin ..... Daniel Clancy
Teresa Gallagher ..... Jane Grey
Carolyn Jones ..... Lady Horbury
Ben Crowe ..... Norman Gale
Andrew Harrison ..... Jean Dupont
Bruce Purchase ..... Dr Bryant
Liza Sadovy ..... Elise Grandier
Priyanga Elan ..... Anne Richards
Steven Critchlow ..... Airline Steward

Dramatist: Michael Bakewell

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


SUN 15:00 Take It From Here (b016vh18)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 Listen to Les (b00k26j0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Herge - The Adventures of Tintin (b00ps3xb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 16:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - The Eagle of the Ninth (b00shp2n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b016vk54)
Hush! Here Comes a Whizzbang

Love and war feature in the comic celebration of the words and music of renowned songwriters RP Weston and Bert Lee.

Starring Roy Hudd as Bert Weston and Billy Dainty as Bert Lee.

Devised and written by Roy Hudd.

Musical arrangements by Ian Smith.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1982.


SUN 17:30 The Palace of Laughter (b007vcw2)
Series 1

Grand Blackpool

Known after its architect Frank Matcham as "Matcham's Masterpiece", the Grand Theatre, Blackpool, is a sumptuously decorated tribute to the greatness of Victorian theatre design.

Bernard Cribbins , Bill Pertwee and Mike Harding are among those recalling their appearances there.

Series in which Geoffrey Wheeler visits variety theatres around the United Kingdom.

Producer: Libby Cross

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2002.


SUN 18:00 The Man in Black (b00yw4bc)
Series 3

Lights Out by Christopher Golden & Amber Benson

A group of women prisoners try to protect themselves from a malevolent force stalking the corridors at night...

Mark Gatiss stars as sinister raconteur, The Man in Black, to introduce Christopher Golden and Amber Benson's chilling tale.

Sarah ...... Jasmine Hyde
Izra ...... Vineeta Rishi
Guard ...... Joanna Monroe
Gemma ...... Leah Brotherhood
Agnes ...... Sally Orrock
The Ghosts ...... Deeivya Meir

More horrifying tales from The Man in Black. You might meet him at a luggage carousel in an airport, or behind the desk at an employment agency or he might approach you in the corridor of a care home. Wherever you encounter him, he's eager to pass on his stories. Stories to unsettle and horrify. Stories to haunt you.

Director: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in February 2011.


SUN 18:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jpt5)
The Fall of the House of Usher

Episode 1

What power does the family's ancestral home hold over Roderick and Madeline Usher?

A man's descent into madness seems bound to the house of his ancestors.

First published in 1839, Edgar Allan Poe's gothic horror story in two parts.

Read by Sean Barrett.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in September 2003.


SUN 19:00 Paper Gardens (b007k2kb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b016vk52)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


SUN 19:45 The Science of DIY (b008x8b5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 today]


SUN 20:00 Take It From Here (b016vh18)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 Listen to Les (b00k26j0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b016vh1b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:50 Front Row Interviews (b016vk4y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 today]


SUN 22:00 Elvenquest (b016pynv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Rigor Mortis (b007k419)
Series 1

Episode 1

Dr Webster realises that he recognises the man he’s just performed a routine autopsy on, but where from?

His colleague, Professor Donaldson is aghast at the medical ethics of the situation whilst Dr Anderson is convinced that there's some kind of conspiracy going on.

Dr Webster can't understand what all the fuss is about...

Laurence Howarth’s sitcom set in the fascinating, but misunderstood world of the pathology lab.

Dr Anthony Webster ...... Peter Davison
Dr Ruth Anderson ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Professor Donaldson ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Gordon ...... Tom Price
Chloe ...... Marianne Levy
Simon ...... Gus Brown
David/Patient ...... Stephen Critchlow
Elaine ...... Beth Chalmers

Music by Paul Mottram and Stephanie Benavente.

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2003.


SUN 23:00 The Hare Lane Diaries (b00lngwk)
Episode 1

Jessica rents a room to Rex - each unaware the other is a diarist. Stars Frances Barber and David Bamber. From September 2000.


SUN 23:30 Ivor Cutler - A Stuggy Pren (b00cmjv9)
Episode 2

Alison O'Kill wants to read Ivor Cutler a poem, while Craig Murray-Orr can't think with the sun in his eyes.

A tale-toddling kittle of poems, songs and stories from the lodgings of humorist Ivor Cutler.

Passers-through include sculptor Craig Murray-Orr and apprentice wordsmith Alison O'Kill.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in May 1994.


SUN 23:45 Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment (b0084ss4)
Episode 2

A mysterious rendezvous with a girl bearing an uncanny likeness to himself leaves our hero delirious with excitement - and self-loathing.

Peter Bradshaw continues his hilariously disturbing personal account of one boy's transition into adulthood in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of an eccentric father.

Read by the author.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1999.



MONDAY 07 NOVEMBER 2011

MON 00:00 The Man in Black (b00yw4bc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jpt5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b016vh1b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:50 Front Row Interviews (b016vk4y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Paper Gardens (b007k2kb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:15 Ambridge Extra Omnibus (b016vk52)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Sunday]


MON 02:45 The Science of DIY (b008x8b5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Take It From Here (b016vh18)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Hercule Poirot (b009z4c6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Herge - The Adventures of Tintin (b00ps3xb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - The Eagle of the Ninth (b00shp2n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jprs)
Series 1

A Case of Making Good

A rich woman receives a mysterious parcel of tenners and the past unfolds like a flower. Can redundant pitman turned discrete private investigator, Stephen J Blackburn solve the case?

One of five cases for the ex-pitman turned investigator and his government scheme-funded assistant Tracey. Set in a South Yorkshire town that's seen better days.

Starring Fine Time Fontayne as Stephen J Blackburn, Judy Flynn as Tracey Duggan.

With Rita May, Vanessa Rosenthal, Lorraine Peters, Lucia Laratonda and Robin Polley.

Scripted by Ian McMillan, Martyn Wiley and Dave Sheasby

Directed for BBC North East by Dave Sheasby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1989.


MON 06:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016vlc5)
The Coin of Dionysius

Is an old coin real - or a clever fake? An old friend, Louis Carlyle approaches suave sleuth Max Carrados for help. Read by Arthur Darvill ( who played companion Rory Williams to the 11th Doctor Who, Matt Smith).

What Louis doesn't know, is that due to an accident, Max is now blind. But that doesn't stop him from proving, in some style, just how formidable an amateur private detective he could become.

Max Carrados first featured in a series of mystery books in 1914. Carrados also shared top billing alongside Sherlock Holmes in 'The Strand Magazine". The character often boasts how much his blindness means his other senses are heightened.

Ernest Bramah excelled in his detailed writing and uncovering of clues. The beneficiary of a large inheritance from an American relative, Carrados is foremost a gentleman who undertakes sleuthing only as an avocation. Though equipped with a keen observer in the perfect manservant Parkinson, Carrados doesn't just sit around deducing. He makes his own observations with ears, nose and fingertips.

Abridged by Paul Kent.

Producer: Neil Gardner

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Ladbroke Radio Productions and first broadcast in 2011.


MON 07:00 No Commitments (b016vn8c)
Series 9

Imaginary Friends

Victoria is keen to meet her daughter's new boyfriend, but is he all that he seems? Stars Angela Thorne. From January 2003.


MON 07:30 The Museum of Curiosity (b016lbpt)
Series 4

Horne, Wheeler, De Botton

Hosted by the Professor of Ignorance from the University of Buckingham John Lloyd C.B.E. and the intensely curious comedian Dave Gorman.

This week's guests:

Alex Horne is a comedian and writer. He co-presents the anarchic BBC4 comedy panel show We Need Answers with Tim Key and Mark Watson. Alex may have started his career as a stand-up comic by winning a Christmas cracker joke writing competition. Since then, his life has been one long experiment, the biggest of which is a project to become the oldest man in the world. He is still alive to this day and climbing up the chart by a hundred places every minute. Alex is also developing his own unique form of beard and has been trying for some time to get a new word of his own invention into the Oxford English Dictionary.

Sara Wheeler is a traveller and travel writer who has been described as the new Eric Newby. Her travel books include Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica; Travels in a Thin Country; and the biography of Apsley Cherry-Garrard, a polar explorer who himself wrote a moving account of his own experience as a survivor of Scott's disastrous 1912 Antarctic expedition. Sara often speaks on behalf of the disenfranchised nomadic peoples of the arctic, such as the Chukchi, who live in the far North Eastern tip of Siberia. When not travelling, Wheeler lives with her family in London.

Alain de Botton is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life' and have been bestsellers in 30 countries. Alain also started and helps to run The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. Alain started writing at a young age. His first book, Essays in Love [titled On Love in the US], was published when he was 23.Alain's next book is titled Religion for Atheists.


MON 08:00 Round the Horne (b00spqnx)
Series 4

Episode 4

A funny turn round the table with 'The Knights of Camelot' and a bona peek in Kenneth Horne's wardrobe, courtesy of Julian and Sandy.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

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.

Marty Feldman had moved on so series 4 is written by Barry Took with Brian Cooke & Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Webster.

Music by the Max Harris Group.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1968.


MON 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00jcx1g)
Series 9

Episode 8

As the axe is wielded, Radio Prune gets a rival.

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.

Producers: David Hatch/John Cassels

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in December 1973.


MON 09:00 Elvenquest (b016vn8f)
Series 3

Episode 4

As they continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar, the noble Questers find themselves coming to the rescue of King Baldwin the Jovial whose mead hall is being terrorised by a terrible creature called "The Grundle". But when Amis, the Chosen One, starts to question whether he is actually all that special after all, the Questers hatch a plan to kill the beast and restore Amis' self-worth.

Meanwhile, time is running out for Lord Darkness. Kreech tells he must find a girlfriend to keep him young, or he'll find his incorporeal essence once more slowly shrivelling and turning to dust. So Darkness starts off on the dating game. Trouble is, it's been a bit of time since he last met a girl, let alone chatted one up...

Starring:
Darren Boyd as Vidar
Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech
Dave Lamb as Amis aka The Chosen One
Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness
Stephen Mangan as Sam
Daniel Rigby as King Baldwin The Jovial
and
Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea

Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto

Producer: Sam Michell.


MON 09:30 Jest a Minute (b016w0m2)
Series 2

Episode 1

Rhod Gilbert's comedy quiz from the Glee Club in Cardiff.

With Chris Corcoran, Lloyd Langford, Rob Deering and Tom Craine.

Producers: Paul Forde and Gareth Gwynn.

First broadcast on BBC Radio Wales in 2006.


MON 10:00 John Buchan - Mr Standfast (b00tlmws)
Episode 2

The action moves to France as intrepid hero Richard Hannay and British agent Mary Lamingon attempt to track down the German spy, Moxon Ivery.

When Ivery changes his identity, the trail goes cold – but Mary has a plan to flush him out. Ivery wants to marry her – and Hannay must agree to let Mary become the bait in a deadly trap....

Conclusion of John Buchan's rip-roaring First World War spy thriller first published in 1919.

Brigadier-General Richard Hannay/Cornelius Brand …. David Robb
Sir Walter Bullivant …. Clive Merrison
The Count von Schwabing …. Struan Rodger
Mary Lamington …. Jasmine Hyde
Peter Pienaar …. Jon Glover
Mrs Amelia Gore-Boothe …. Briony McRoberts
Forbes …. Chris Pavlo
The Prefect …. Ben Onwukwe

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

Director: Bruce Young.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2008.


MON 11:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016w0m4)
Wednesday

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

A divorced mother prepares for another painful meeting with her estranged children. Read by Stella Gonet.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b016vxz7)
Peter Curran and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Hallelujah! Our prayers have been answered because the divine Tom Hollander will be giving a sermon on his role as inner city 'Rev' Adam Smallbone, who struggles to remain relevant in his inner-city parish, where he's largely derided by his tiny flock of misfits. A new series of 'Rev' begins on Thursday at 9pm on BBC2

Next up Guys and Dolls, is the very entertaining conductor and arranger, John Wilson, who has painstakingly reconstructed the scores to the classic MGM film musicals. He'll soon be conducting his orchestra's 'Hurrah For Hollywood!' tour, which celebrates some of the best loved songs from Hollywood's golden age.

And there's more moustachioed mayhem this week as Emma Freud will be heckling comedian, Cheryl Cole impersonator and fine moustache owner Rufus Hound. His book 'Stand Up Put Downs' is a collection of hilarious heckler put-downs from his friends on the comedy circuit, past comedy legends and his own performances. He also has a DVD out 'Rufus Hound is Being Rude'.

Artist and living legend, Andrew Logan will be donning his swimwear to show off about his new documentary, delving into the glittering world of the spectacularly outrageous costume pageant, the Alternative Miss World Show. 'The British Guide To Showing Off' is in cinemas from 11 November.

Wretch 32 or 'The Metaphor Man', as he is referred to by the grime glitterati, has lived up to the hype of being one of of this year's biggest music success stories and will be performing his new single 'Forgiveness'.

And never one to be kept quiet, the exuberantly defiant Memphis rebel Amy LaVere will be playing 'Stranger Me'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b00spqnx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00jcx1g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jprs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016vlc5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b016w0m6)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 1

Jackson Mississippi, 1962. Black maids raise the white children, but no-one trusts them. Then three women get brave. Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


MON 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b009x1jt)
The Saintly Dunstan to the Canny Canute

Anna Massey narrates the history of the British Isles. Today, the introduction of the Order of Service by King Edgar.


MON 14:30 Footlight Fairies (b007k2n0)
The story of 19th-century reformer Millicent Fawcett, who campaigned to remove children from the stage. With Susannah Clapp.


MON 15:00 John Buchan - Mr Standfast (b00tlmws)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016w1yq)
Mel Giedroyc passes the time learning how to make a watch and hears the adventures of a grey seal called Selkie. Plus the next part of our story The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.


MON 17:00 Bristow (b007rgl8)
Series 2

The Power of the Press

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

Bristow ...... Michael Williams
Jones ...... Rodney Bewes
Gert ...... Liz Fraser
Daisy ...... Joan Sims
Mrs Purdy ...... Dora Bryan
Hewitt ...... Owen Brenman
Miss Sunman ...... Katy Odey
Stationmaster ...... Jon Glover
Stoke ...... David Battley
Hickford ...... Roger Lloyd Pack
Lift Boy ...... Ian Kelland

Music composed and performed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.


MON 17:30 No Commitments (b016vn8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpgs)
Episode 5

Now a fully-fledged OAP, George Smith is set for a special mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy set in 22nd-century Britain, starring Stephen Moore as George Smith.

George ...... Stephen Moore
Doris ...... Patsy Byrne
O'Connell ...... Geoffrey McGivern
Mrs Cookson ...... Edna Dore
Andrea Sunbeam ...... Lorelei King
Wilma P Random ...... Melanie Hudson

Other parts played by Christopher Douglas, Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1998.


MON 18:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rgl9)
1. Foundation

Set up in the late 19th century, the aim of the Howard Foundation is to prolong human life.

Selective breeding via financial encouragement has led to groups of people living for hundreds of years...

Robert Heinlein's sci-fi story first appeared as an expanded full-length novel in 1958.

Read by Paul Birchard

Abridged in six parts by Bert Coules.

Produced at BBC Scotland by Bruce Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2007.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b00spqnx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00jcx1g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jprs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016vlc5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016w0m4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b016vxz7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Museum of Curiosity (b016lbpt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Elvenquest (b016vn8f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b017l9zc)
Sam Wills

A rare chance to hear Sam Wills in the Comedy Club. The Boy With Tape On His Face tells Arthur Smith what he's up to.


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b016w1ys)
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.


MON 23:45 Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows (b00fl0jv)
Football

Incisive reporter Gus Murdoch focuses on the joys of lower league soccer.

Written by and starring Stephen Carlin.

With Neil Edmond, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Stephen Carlin, Helen Longworth and Chris Pavlo.

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in November 2008.



TUESDAY 08 NOVEMBER 2011

TUE 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rgl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jprs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016vlc5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Elvenquest (b016vn8f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Jest a Minute (b016w0m2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 John Buchan - Mr Standfast (b00tlmws)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016w0m4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b016vxz7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Bristow (b007rgl8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 No Commitments (b016vn8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jps6)
Series 1

A Case of Parma Violets

Trailing a distinctive perfume, Betty Shuttleworth turns to private investigator Stephen J Blackburn when she suspects her husband's having an affair...

One of five cases for the ex-pitman turned investigator and his government scheme-funded assistant Tracey. Set in a South Yorkshire town that's seen better days.

Starring Fine Time Fontayne as Stephen J Blackburn, Judy Flynn as Tracey Duggan.

With Rita May, Christine Cox, Gerry Kersey and Anne Rye.

Scripted by Ian McMillan, Martyn Wiley and Dave Sheasby

Directed for BBC North East by Dave Sheasby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1989.


TUE 06:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016ywr3)
The Knight's Cross Signal Problem

After a shocking train disaster, blind amateur private detective, Max Carrados is called upon to uncover the truth. Was the driver at fault, or did the signal-man get it wrong?

As Max investigates, it soon becomes clear to him - if not to his friend Louis Carlyle - that something much more nefarious is going on...

Read by Arthur Darvill.

Max Carrados first featured in a series of mystery books in 1914. Carrados also shared top billing alongside Sherlock Holmes in 'The Strand Magazine". The character often boasts how much his blindness means his other senses are heightened.

Ernest Bramah excelled in his detailed writing and uncovering of clues. The beneficiary of a large inheritance from an American relative, Carrados is foremost a gentleman who undertakes sleuthing only as an avocation. Though equipped with a keen observer in the perfect manservant Parkinson, Carrados doesn't just sit around deducing. He makes his own observations with ears, nose and fingertips.

Abridged by Paul Kent.

Producer: Neil Gardner

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Ladbroke Radio Productions and first broadcast in 2011.


TUE 07:00 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0076t5h)
Series 4

Ground Control to Major Derek

Sitcom by Kay Stonham.

Wendy and Maureen take the weekend off while Robin and Derek receive unexpected visitors.

Robin ...... Brian Capron
Wendy ...... Kay Stonham
Derek ...... Martin Trenaman
Maureen ...... Amelia Bullmore.


TUE 07:30 Hard to Tell (b016ldt6)
Series 1

Episode 4

Hard To Tell is a four part relationship comedy by Jonny Sweet (Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer 2009). who conjures up characters depicting every relationship from father and daughter to the mirror in the bathroom and the feller hiding at a party; from the stalker and the stalked to dog owners and their dogs; and from lifelong friends to long term partners and their dearly departed.

In episode 4, Tom's loyalty is tested to the full when he's forced to choose between supporting Ellen as a bridesmaid or indulging in an uninterrupted TV marathon of Jonathan Creek, season 2.

Producer: Lucy Armitage
A Tiger Aspect production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b0080j61)
Series 6

Sale of Manhattan

Neddie Seagoon learns that he is the rightful owner of New York and tries to reclaim his land.

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 November 1955.


TUE 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b007js9k)
Series 4

Avoid Like the Plague the Burkiss Way

The Grim Reaper arrives, keen to spread the Red Death.

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: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1979.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b016ywr5)
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.


TUE 09:45 Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows (b00fl0jv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Birdsong (b007jqbk)
Episode 1

France, 1910: Ahead of the Great War, Stephen Wraysford falls in love with the wife of a wealthy baron. Stars Toby Stephens.


TUE 11:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016ywr7)
Family Crisis

Highly respectable Mr Parker loses his composure when his daughter's departure threatens his orderly life. Read by Neil Dudgeon.


TUE 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
The Captain's Wife

As the years pass, a navy spouse moves from craving conformity to rebellion. Patricia Hodge reads Mattie Potter's tale.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b0080j61)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 The Burkiss Way (b007js9k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jps6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016ywr3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b016ywr9)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 2

Skeeter tries to discover what happened to Constantine. Minny settles in as Celia Foote's help. Starring Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b016ywrc)
Series 2

Episode 11

In the Archers spin-off, Clive is getting nostalgic and Daniel gets heated.


TUE 14:30 Paint It Black (b007jxq4)
"Henry Moore would have given his hind teeth to have created something like this."

Felicity Finch Accompanies a group of cave artists as they brave the dark and claustrophobic atmosphere of tunnels and the magnificence of gigantic chambers deep beneath the earth's surface in their quest to paint the underground world.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.


TUE 15:00 Birdsong (b007jqbk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016ywrf)
Mel Giedroyc takes a spin round the world of ballroom dancing and learns what passed for popcorn in Shakespeare's day. Plus the next episode of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.


TUE 17:00 For Better or for Worse (b00gl83r)
Series 1

Episode 4

Iris discovers she has competition for Bernard in the form of Crystabelle, the new office secretary.

Gorden Kaye and Su Pollard star in Vince Powell’s sitcom about the turbulent relationship of an odd couple.

Iris ...... Su Pollard
Bernard ...... Gorden Kaye
Wilf ...... David Ross
Daisy ...... Paula Tilbrook
Crystabelle ...... Julie Higginson
Mr Foley ...... Peter Wheeler

Writer Vince Powell (1928–2009) scripted a number of popular TV sitcoms including Love Thy Neighbour, For the Love of Ada and Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width.

Produced in Manchester by Mike Craig.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1993.


TUE 17:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0076t5h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jphb)
Episode 6

The future of the OAPs and, indeed, of the whole of civilisation, hangs in the balance.

Stephen Moore stars in the conclusion of Colin Swash's dystopian comedy set in 22nd-century Britain.

George ...... Stephen Moore
Doris ...... Patsy Byrne
O'Connell ...... Geoffrey McGivern
Mrs Cookson ...... Edna Dore
Andrea Sunbeam ...... Lorelei King

Other parts played by Melanie Hudson, Joanna Brookes, Christopher Douglas, Peter Serafinowcz and Lewis MacLeod.

Producer: Richard Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1998.


TUE 18:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rhwz)
2. Immortality

The prospect of immortality sparks riots, so the Government starts mass arrests.

Paul Birchard reads Robert Heinlein's sci-fi novel.

Set up in the late 19th century, the aim of the Howard Foundation is to prolong human life via selective breeding and financial encouragement.

Abridged by Bert Coules.

Produced at BBC Scotland by Bruce Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2007.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b0080j61)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b007js9k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jps6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016ywr3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016ywr7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Hard to Tell (b016ldt6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Miranda Hart's Joke Shop (b00mvfw1)
What an Excuse

The shopkeeper's mother plans a wedding, but the prospective bride has other ideas. With Patricia Hodge. From September 2008.


TUE 23:00 At Home With The Snails (b00cbcpb)
Series 2

Episode 4

After faking their deaths, can George and Beverly finally manage to reunite their family?

Conclusion of Gerard Foster's comedy drama

George ..... Geoffrey Palmer
Beverley ..... Angela Thorne
Alex ..... Gerard Foster
Rose ..... Miranda Hart
Hosana ..... Debra Stephenson
Leboeuf ..... Dave Lamb
Yates ..... Tim Verrinder

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.


TUE 23:30 Hair in the Gate (b00911f5)
Series 1

Episode 5

The TV arts show team try to boost ratings with their own awards show. Stars Harriet Thorpe and Lorelei King. From October 1993.



WEDNESDAY 09 NOVEMBER 2011

WED 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jphb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rhwz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jps6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016ywr3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b016ywr5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:45 Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows (b00fl0jv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 Birdsong (b007jqbk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016ywr7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 For Better or for Worse (b00gl83r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0076t5h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpsn)
Series 1

A Case of Brotherly Love

Private investigator Stephen J Blackburn hunts for a Canadian's long-lost brother, decades after their cruel separation....

One of five cases for the ex-pitman turned investigator and his government scheme-funded assistant Tracey. Set in a South Yorkshire town that's seen better days.

Starring Fine Time Fontayne as Stephen J Blackburn, Judy Flynn as Tracey Duggan.

With John Graham Davies, Norman Mills, Ray Ashcroft and Bill Rodgers.

Scripted by Ian McMillan, Martyn Wiley and Dave Sheasby

Directed for BBC North East by Dave Sheasby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1989.


WED 06:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016z2cw)
The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage

Blind amateur sleuth, Max Carrados investigates a dastardly husband's plot to murder his wife.

Out in the London suburbs, mystery piles upon mystery. What does the urgent telegram say? Why is there a metal plate bolted to the floor? Max thinks he knows, but can he halt the deadly machinations?

Read by Arthur Darvill.

Max Carrados first featured in a series of mystery books in 1914. Carrados also shared top billing alongside Sherlock Holmes in 'The Strand Magazine". The character often boasts how much his blindness means his other senses are heightened.

Ernest Bramah excelled in his detailed writing and uncovering of clues. The beneficiary of a large inheritance from an American relative, Carrados is foremost a gentleman who undertakes sleuthing only as an avocation. Though equipped with a keen observer in the perfect manservant Parkinson, Carrados doesn't just sit around deducing. He makes his own observations with ears, nose and fingertips.

Abridged by Paul Kent.

Producer: Neil Gardner

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Ladbroke Radio Productions and first broadcast in 2011.


WED 07:00 Clare in the Community (b008hvzj)
Series 1

Combat Zone

Learning to drive, the social worker heads to the office Christmas party with Brian. Stars Sally Phillips. From December 2004.


WED 07:30 The Return of Inspector Steine (b016w802)
The Home Stretch

Tons of bread and fish have been dumped all around the police station and the birds are reacting in a strange way. And talking of fishy, why is Inspector Steine behaving so peculiarly?

Cast:
Inspector Steine ...... Michael Fenton Stevens
Mrs Groynes ...... Samantha Spiro
Sergeant Brunswick ...... John Ramm
Twitten ..... Matt Green
Adelaide Vine ..... Janet Ellis
Captain Hoagland ...... Robert Bathurst

Producer/Director: Marilyn Imrie
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1nm)
Series 2

The Rail Strike

The lad gets a green signal to outwit a rail strike, but a bumpy ride lies ahead.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: 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 June 1955.


WED 08:30 Doctor at Large (b00b6z49)
Disengagement

Simon Sparrow gets inadvertently betrothed, so it's up to Benskin and Spratt to help him out.

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 Tony Benskin, Alethea Charlton as Anthea de Beere-Sidebotham, Ambrosine Phillpotts as Mrs de Beere-Sidebotham and Peter Williams as Mr de Beere-Sidebotham.

Producer: David Hatch
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1969.


WED 09:00 Big Jim and the Figaro Club (b008g6v4)
Transport of Delight

Demobbed Old Ned heads south after the war and joins a special construction team.

Six anarchic tales from those demob days “when we was going to build the new Jerusalem - you know, before the world turned lax and sour”.

Stars Norman Rossington as Big Jim, Roland Curram as Harold Perkins, Harold Goodwin as Old Ned, David John as Nimrod, Sylvester McCoy as Turps, David Beckett as Chick, Douglas Blackwell as the Farmer and Karen Ascoe as the Farmer’s Daughter.

Narrated by Bernard Cribbins.

Written by Ted Walker.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1987.


WED 09:30 The Personality Test (b00mk68l)
Series 2

Rick Wakeman

Progressive rock legend Rick Wakeman quizzes a panel about all things Wakeman.

With Sue Perkins, Lucy Porter, Will Smith and Robin Ince.

Series with changing hosts who quiz the panel.

Script by Richard Turner and Simon LIttlefield

Devised and produced by Aled Evans.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2006.


WED 10:00 Birdsong (b007jqbz)
Episode 2

France, 1916. After Isabelle, Stephen faces the bloodiest of wars. Dramatisation of Sebastian Faulks' novel with Toby Stephens.


WED 11:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016z61c)
The Handbag

A councillor's neglected wife lays a trap for her vainglorious husband. Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.


WED 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
Small Parts

Seduced by the theatre, Mattie Potter joins a repertory company and finds that the quick-change artistry is a preparation for life. Patricia Hodge tells her tale.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1nm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 Doctor at Large (b00b6z49)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpsn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016z2cw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b016z61f)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 3

Skeeter wants to write about the lives of black maids in Jackson. Who will be interviewed? Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


WED 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b009x4hr)
Cnut and Edmund Ironside

The Danish King returns to England with his son and Ethelred flees to Normandy. Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain.


WED 14:30 The Secret History of Bagpipes (b007k2d3)
Tom Morton investigates pipes and politics, from Northern Ireland to Galicia via Scotland and Northumbria. From January 2004.


WED 15:00 Birdsong (b007jqbz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016z61h)
Mel Giedroyc hears about a history of the haircut, why we need imaginary friends and gets to the root of nits. Plus the next part of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.


WED 17:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007vmbx)
Episode 3

Nicola is on the verge of romance, while pub customer Andy faces being found out. Stars Michael Williams. From January 1999.


WED 17:30 Clare in the Community (b008hvzj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (b007wlpm)
1. Ichabod

In New York State, a few years after the American War of Independence, a tale of two love rivals and a headless horseman unfolds.

Sleepy Hollow school teacher, Ichabod Crane is determined to win the heart of wealthy farmer's daughter, Katrina Van Tassell. Not only does he face opposition from local buck, Brom Bones, but it would also appear that supernatural forces are against him.

An eccentric New Yorker by the name of Diedrich Knickerbocker narrates this bizarrely comic tale.

Washington Irving's classic tale in three parts. Set in 17th-century America

Narrated by Martin Jarvis

Musical score and sound design by award-winning composer, David Pickvance.

The Sleepy Hollow choir:
Ayesha Antoine
Delroy Brown
John Cummins
Gerard McDermott
Carolyn Pickles
Sophie Roberts
Nick Sayce
Ella Smith

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2005.


WED 18:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rkc4)
3. New Frontiers

Lazarus Long leads the families on board the colony spaceship 'New Frontiers'.

Paul Birchard reads Robert Heinlein's sci-fi novel.

Set up in the late 19th century, the aim of the Howard Foundation is to prolong human life via selective breeding and financial encouragement.

Abridged by Bert Coules.

Produced at BBC Scotland by Bruce Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2007.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1nm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 Doctor at Large (b00b6z49)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpsn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016z2cw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016z61c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 The Return of Inspector Steine (b016w802)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better (b00dhg7k)
Series 2

Humility

The comedian ponders the virtue of living more modestly. With poetry and songs by Tim Key and Tom Basden. From September 2008.


WED 23:00 Revolting People (b00f80zs)
Series 1

An Incredible Amount of Storm Clouds

Feared British Commander, General Venables arrives and demands some executions by sunset (so he can have the whole day to look forward to them).

Not everyone can survive...

Historical sitcom set in Boston in 1770, written by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.

Samuel Oliphant …. Jay Tarses
Sergeant McGurk …. Andy Hamilton
General Venables …. Timothy West
Captain Brimshaw …. James Fleet
Mary Oliphant …. Sophie Thompson
Ezekiel Spriggs …. Hugh Dennis
Cora Oliphant …. Felicity Montagu
Joshua Oliphant …. Tony Maudsley
Doctor Rutledge …. Philip Pope
Mrs Arbuthnot …. Susie Blake

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2000.


WED 23:30 Dial M for Pizza (b007k2sr)
Series 2

Episode 3

Sketch show featuring Beethoven's 15th Symphony and Mr Makesalotofmistakes. Brenda Blethyn and Robert Bathurst star.



THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2011

THU 00:00 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (b007wlpm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rkc4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpsn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b016z2cw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Big Jim and the Figaro Club (b008g6v4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 The Personality Test (b00mk68l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Birdsong (b007jqbz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016z61c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007vmbx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Clare in the Community (b008hvzj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpt3)
Series 1

A Case of Plagiarism

Private investigator Stephen J Blackburn is called in when writer Hartley J Newton is convinced his TV script has been pinched...

One of five cases for the ex-pitman turned investigator and his government scheme-funded assistant Tracey. Set in a South Yorkshire town that's seen better days.

Starring Fine Time Fontayne as Stephen J Blackburn, Judy Flynn as Tracey Duggan.

With Gerry Kersey, Christine Cox, Peter Bell and James Tomlinson.

Scripted by Ian McMillan, Martyn Wiley and Dave Sheasby

Directed for BBC North East by Dave Sheasby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1989.


THU 06:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b017071f)
The Last Exploit of Harry the Actor

After a spate of mysterious thefts from the supposedly impregnable Lucas Street Depository, blind amateur sleuth Max Carrados discovers that infamous American con-man, Harry the Actor's been at work...but to what end?

Read by Arthur Darvill.

Max Carrados first featured in a series of mystery books in 1914. Carrados also shared top billing alongside Sherlock Holmes in 'The Strand Magazine". The character often boasts how much his blindness means his other senses are heightened.

Ernest Bramah excelled in his detailed writing and uncovering of clues. The beneficiary of a large inheritance from an American relative, Carrados is foremost a gentleman who undertakes sleuthing only as an avocation. Though equipped with a keen observer in the perfect manservant Parkinson, Carrados doesn't just sit around deducing. He makes his own observations with ears, nose and fingertips.

Abridged by Paul Kent.

Producer: Neil Gardner

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Ladbroke Radio Productions and first broadcast in 2011.


THU 07:00 Artists (b00xlxm5)
Series 1

Love's Banquet

Tamsin is infuriated by Josef's lack of commitment, and Nisha is up to something fishy. Stars Graham Crowden. From April 2003.


THU 07:30 Listen Against (b016ljj6)
Series 4

Episode 1

More mash-ups of current and archive programmes from a week's worth of broadcasting - "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds)

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes return with the comedy that takes the back off your radio and TV, fiddles round with the shows and puts them all back, the wrong way round.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional letters and emails complain about half-fictional programmes.

Fictional guests and real life presenters (including in this series: Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes.

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)
Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)
Sarah Hadland (Miranda)
James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)
Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)
David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Producer: Sam Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


THU 08:00 The Men from the Ministry (b017071h)
Wool Over Their Eyes

The bungling bureaucrats get sheepish over their latest muddle!

Stars Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler.

With Norma Ronald, Ronald Baddiley, John Graham and John Cole.

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 June 1975.


THU 08:30 Dad's Army (b007mdr8)
Series 1

Room at the Bottom

Shock news for Captain Mainwaring sparks an upheaval in the Home Guard platoon.

Six years after legendary sitcom Dad's Army started on BBC TV, these specially adapted radio versions began recording with the original cast.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, Arnold Ridley as Private Godfrey, John Laurie as Private Fraser, John Ringham as Captain Turner and Jack Watson as the Sergeant. With John Snagge as the announcer.

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

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in May 1974.


THU 09:00 Potting On (b00ksx62)
Taking a Break

Pam decides she wants to go on an exciting adventure holiday, but Gordon would much prefer the usual caravanning.

Pam and Gordon Grant are a couple at odds running a garden centre and growing older...

Sitcom by Chris Thompson and Peter Reynolds.

Starring Pam Ayres and Geoffrey Whitehead as Pam and Gordon Grant.

With Trevor Bannister, Karl Theobald and Alex Tregear.

Sitcom by Chris Thompson and Peter Reynolds.

Producer Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2008.


THU 09:30 Tomorrow, Today! (b017071k)
Series 2

Squab is not the Language of Love

Radio writer Hugo defects to TV.

Series two of Christopher William Hill's sitcom set in 1962. A BBC producer struggles to make a radio soap set in the unimaginably futuristic world of 2008.

Nigel Lavery ...... Peter Bowles
Sylvia Hann ...... Cheryl Campbell
Godfrey Winnard ..... John Fortune
Sir Angus McNairn ...... Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Kellerman ...... Joseph Kloska
Douglas Bennings ...... Jon Glover
Keith Wood ...... Sam Pamphilon
Georgina Barrett ...... Carolyn Pickles
Burton ...... Peter Marinker.

Producer: Liz Webb

First broadcast on Radio 4 in February 2008.


THU 10:00 Birdsong (b007jqcf)
Episode 3

Stephen Wraysford returns to his old haunts in France, ravaged by the First World War. Stars Toby Stephens and Sophie Ward.


THU 11:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b017071m)
Cover

A young wife is unable to free herself from the guilt of her scandalous past. Stella Gonet reads Dorothy Whipple's story.


THU 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
Skin

On her road to liberation, Mattie Potter strips off. Patricia Hodge tells her tale of sun, flesh, naturism and morality.


THU 12:00 The Men from the Ministry (b017071h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Dad's Army (b007mdr8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b017071f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b017071p)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 4

Aibileen wonders whether to join Skeeter's secret writing project, regardless of risk. Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b017071r)
Series 2

Episode 12

In the Archers spin-off, there's no escape for Matt, and Erin proves herself useful.


THU 14:30 According to Buckeridge (b00892yb)
Anthony Buckeridge recalls his father, who died in the First World War - when the 'Jennings' author was just four years old.


THU 15:00 Birdsong (b007jqcf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b017071t)
Mel Giedroyc brings you the history of the salute, some classic child's play with conkers and hopscotch and the next part of John Boyne's story The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.


THU 17:00 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007k0kz)
The Rich Brothers

The veteran of many parts recalls a slapstick act, and reveals all on showbiz clichés.

British show business doyen, J Kingston Platt shares reminiscences drawn from the wealth and the poverty of his experience from the past 40 years.

Performed and written by Peter Jones.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1986.


THU 17:30 Artists (b00xlxm5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (b007wvk4)
2. Rivals

Ichabod Crane has set his heart on marrying wealthy heiress, Katrina Van Tassel.

But local buck, Brom Bones is determined that he'll walk her up the aisle...

Washington Irving's supernatural 17th-century classic about two love rivals and a headless horseman:

Continued by Martin Jarvis

Musical score and sound design by award-winning composer, David Pickvance.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2005.


THU 18:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rq8d)
4. The Unknown

100,000 family members settle into their prolonged lives aboard the colony ship.

Paul Birchard reads Robert Heinlein's sci-fi novel.

Set up in the late 19th century, the aim of the Howard Foundation is to prolong human life via selective breeding and financial encouragement.

Abridged by Bert Coules.

Produced at BBC Scotland by Bruce Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2007.


THU 19:00 The Men from the Ministry (b017071h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Dad's Army (b007mdr8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b017071f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b017071m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Listen Against (b016ljj6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Delve Special (b007k4fc)
Series 2

The Secret Disservice

David Lander probes MI5 in a tale of dirty tricks, purple herrings and mauve sheep.

Presented by David Lander with assistance from Stephen Fry.

Studio production by Brenda Blethyn, Tony Robinson, Jack Klaff and Stephen Frost.

Dramatic reconstruction by Felicity Montague, Robert Bathurst and Phil Nice.

Researched and compiled by Tony Sarchet.

Editor: Paul Mayhew-Archer

Delve Special ran for four series from 1984 to 1987 and later transferred to TV as: This is David
Lander.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1985.


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b017lb3c)
Sam Wills

There's a rare chance to hear Sam Wills' voice tonight in the Comedy Club. The Boy With Tape On His Face talks to Arthur - about amongst other things - what he plans to do next...


THU 23:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b00jzcky)
Series 3

Undercover

Ed shaves his beard in order to work unrecognised as a mystery shopper.

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:

John Fortune
Stephanie Cole
Geoffrey Whitehead
Rita May
Sally Grace
Simon Greenall
Geoffrey McGivern
Matthew Holness
Paul Biggin
Sally Hawkins
Eve Dallas

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2006.


THU 23:30 The Mark Steel Lecture (b007jv2j)
Series 1

WG Grace

Radical comic Mark Steel profiles the 'first modern celebrity' in English cricketing and Victorian society, WG Grace.

Series of humorous lectures covering historical figures who shaped their era.

With Melanie Hudson and Kim Wall. .

Producer: Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.



FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2011

FRI 00:00 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (b007wvk4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rq8d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 The Blackburn Files (b007jpt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 The Tales of Max Carrados (b017071f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Potting On (b00ksx62)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Tomorrow, Today! (b017071k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Birdsong (b007jqcf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b017071m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007k0kz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Artists (b00xlxm5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Book Club (b0088z0q)
Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks on his bestselling book Birdsong, the moving story of an Englishman's harrowing experiences fighting in the First World War.


FRI 06:30 Bill Murphy - Hallows End (b007k2zc)
Wealthy Dubliner Dermot McPhail misguidedly buys a Gothic mansion on the wild coast of west Cork, but things start going dramatically wrong when the unscrupulous property developer and his pampered wife Clodagh move in.

Is someone sabotaging Dermot's dream, or is the ancient curse of Hallows End at work?

Bill Murphy's whodunit stars Gerry O'Brien as Dermot, Ann Marie Horan as Clodagh, Darragh Kelly as Patrick, Helen Norton as Aoife and Simon Delaney as Martin/Barman.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 by BBC Northern Ireland.

First broadcast in 2007.


FRI 07:00 The Alan Davies Show (b0089kpx)
Episode 4

The struggling actor and mate Murray try out a global food café, while Kate has a bad day.

Alan Davies stars in his own sitcom.

Written by Ben Silburn, Tony Roche and Alan Davies.

Alan ...... Alan Davies
Murray ...... Alan Francis
Kate ...... Ronni Ancona

With Debra Stephenson, Alistair MacGowan and Dave Lamb.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1998.


FRI 07:30 What's So Funny? (b016z6pc)
Series 2

Episode 6

Ed Byrne, Danny Robins and Stephen Armstrong review some controversial comedy and David Quantick on life as a comedy muse.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b016z6pf)
The Redundancy Drive

Captain Povey's keen to clear the decks of HMS Troutbridge, but Number One fights back.

Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series between 1959 and 1976.

The Sub-Lieutenant ...... Leslie Phillips
The Chief Petty Officer ...... Jon Pertwee
The Number One ...... Stephen Murray
Captain Povey ...... Richard Caldicot
Heather ...... Heather Chasen
The Admiral ...... Tenniel Evans
The Captains . ....... Michael Bates/Lawrie Whyman

Written by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1968.


FRI 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jzsd)
Series 3

Steptoe and Son and Son

A visitor brings Harold Steptoe some unexpected news.

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
Girl ...... Gwendolyn Watts
Sailor ...... Richard Griffiths.

Adapted for radio from their TV scripts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1971.


FRI 09:00 Semi Circles (b007jts2)
Series 2

A Complete Break

Ben's exhausted after working hard on his company’s new bedtime drink. So he and his wife Helen plan a holiday...

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen ...... Paula Wilcox
Ben ...... David Wood
Mrs Kelly ...... Pay Heywood
Alastair ...... Tony Millan
Kevin ...... Stuart Organ
Julian ...... Mark Wing-Davey
Maureen ...... Miranda Forbes
Doctor ...... Robert Rietty

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1982


FRI 09:30 Foul Play (b007jqy5)
Series 1

Dead Broads Don't Talk

Crime writers Ruth Dudley Edwards and Simon Shaw tackle the case of a redhead shot dead. Written and chaired by Simon Brett.


FRI 10:00 Michael Morpurgo - War Horse (b00vy70n)
First World War tale of a boy's extraordinary bond with his horse. Stars Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn and Bob Hoskins.


FRI 11:00 Dorothy Whipple - The Closed Door (b016z738)
Summer Holiday

A child's innocent remark has devastating consequences for a nursemaid. Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.


FRI 11:15 Israel Horovitz - Man in Snow (b007jx59)
A climber reminisces as he escorts a group of honeymooners up Alaska's highest mountain. Written by and stars Israel Horovitz.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b016z6pf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jzsd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Book Club (b0088z0q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Bill Murphy - Hallows End (b007k2zc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b016z8b2)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 5

Aibileen attempts to persuade Minny to be part of Skeeter's clandestine writing project. Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


FRI 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b009x79g)
Goodwine the Cunning and Edward the Confessor

Uncertain times face England after Edward's death, with warnings of a great evil about to sweep the land. Anna Massey narrates.


FRI 14:30 Bomber - Len Deighton (b016z993)
Planning and Preparation

18th Feb 1943 at 1430 - RAF Lancaster crews plan a bombing raid over Germany. Real time documentary drama with Samuel West.


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b017072g)
Mel Giedroyc introduces a Remembrance Day special with a history of the poppy badge, a stroll with a Spitfire pilot and the final part of the Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.


FRI 17:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p8fk7)
Series 1

New House

Patrick and Stella find their dream house, but will the children scupper their move? Stars Duncan Preston. From September 2003.


FRI 17:30 Ken Whitmore - Brown's Bull (b01709h1)
Mr Rosemount is not happy. But he has a plan to gain revenge on the man responsible. Read by Bernard Cribbins.


FRI 17:40 Bomber - Len Deighton (b01709h3)
Take-off

18th February 1943 - 17.40: 16 bomb-laden RAF Lancasters take off targeting Germany's industrial heartland. Stars Tom Baker.


FRI 17:50 David Attenborough's Life Stories (b00lmdh4)
Series 1

Dragons

What did Sir David do when he was confronted by a ten-foot-long grey-scaled reptile, with a long yellow forked tongue whipping in and out of its mouth?

He didn't run and, in fact, was one of the first to film it: the Komodo dragon.

Series of talks by Sir David Attenborough on the natural histories of creatures and plants from around the world.

Producer: Julian Hector

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2009.


FRI 18:00 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (b007xrtx)
3. Dark Forces

Both fighting for the affections of the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, the rivalry between Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones continues apace.

And now it seems that supernatural forces are about to get involved.

Washington Irving's supernatural classic about two love rivals and a headless horseman:

Concluded by Martin Jarvis.

Musical score and sound design by award-winning composer, David Pickvance.

The Sleepy Hollow choir:
Ayesha Antoine
Delroy Brown
John Cummins
Gerard McDermott
Carolyn Pickles
Sophie Roberts
Nick Sayce
Ella Smith

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2005.


FRI 18:30 Methuselah's Children by Robert A Heinlein (b007rsz2)
5. New World

After entering the alien temple, a colonist returns as a broken man.

Paul Birchard continues Robert Heinlein's sci-fi novel.

Set up in the late 19th century, the aim of the Howard Foundation is to prolong human life via selective breeding and financial encouragement.

Abridged by Bert Coules.

Produced at BBC Scotland by Bruce Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2007.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b016z6pf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Hats Off (b00qm8k4)
Series 1

Episode 1

A gushing store assistant and an opera lover. Maureen Lipman recreates the performances of Joyce Grenfell. From March 1998.


FRI 19:50 Bomber - Len Deighton (b01709h5)
The Raid

18th February 1943 - 19.50: As Luftwaffe crews await tonight's battle, RAF Lancasters approach their target. Stars Samuel West.


FRI 21:20 Neville Teller - The Horror at Bly (b01709h7)
Just what was Henry James's classic horror story 'The Turn of the Screw' about? Stars Anna Massey. Gavin Campbell narrates.


FRI 22:00 What's So Funny? (b016z6pc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 The Nick Revell Show (b00d7n9s)
Series 2

All's Well That Ends Well... Well, Well, Well

Writer Nick is leading a charmed life, which naturally leaves him feeling anxious.

A sitcom for the 1990s, written by and starring comedian Nick Revell.

With:

Alistair McGowan
Doon MacKichan
Brian Bowles
Alison Sterling
John Guerrasio

Producer: Ioan Magnusson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1993.


FRI 23:00 The Lee Mack Show (b00c4cd2)
Toyah Willcox

Toyah Willcox joins the sharp comedian for stand-up, sketches and music. With Angela McHale and Steve Brown. From April 2005.


FRI 23:30 Bomber - Len Deighton (b01709kh)
The Return Leg

18th February 1943 - 23.30: Many British and German lives have been irrevocably changed by tonight's bombing. Stars Samuel West.




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

A Shared Vision 07:30 SAT (b00xj0hp)

According to Buckeridge 14:30 THU (b00892yb)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 11:15 SUN (b016vk52)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 19:15 SUN (b016vk52)

Ambridge Extra Omnibus 02:15 MON (b016vk52)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 TUE (b016ywrc)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 THU (b017071r)

Artists 07:00 THU (b00xlxm5)

Artists 17:30 THU (b00xlxm5)

Artists 05:30 FRI (b00xlxm5)

At Home With The Snails 23:00 TUE (b00cbcpb)

Big Jim and the Figaro Club 09:00 WED (b008g6v4)

Big Jim and the Figaro Club 02:00 THU (b008g6v4)

Bill Murphy - Hallows End 06:30 FRI (b007k2zc)

Bill Murphy - Hallows End 13:30 FRI (b007k2zc)

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