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SATURDAY 10 MARCH 2012

SAT 00:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007jpbx)
Search and Destroy

Despite the national emergency, landowners try to profit from the deadly Exon strain.

James Follett’s sci-fi thriller starring TP McKenna.

Max Flinders ...... TP McKenna
Denise Exon ...... Rosalind Adams
Howard Rogers ...... Paul Copley
Nurse ...... Joan Matheson
Prime Minister ...... Noel Johnson
Blowers ...... Michael Shannon
TV Presenter ...... Henry Knowles
TV PA ...... Mary Elliott Nelson
Climatorium Technician ...... Rod Beacham
Helicopter Pilot ...... Peter Wickham
Farmer ...... Roy Spencer
Corporal ...... Gregory de Polnay
Sachs ...... Denis Goacher

Producer: David Spencer

First broadcast as 2 x 90 minute plays on BBC Radio 4 in March 1978.


SAT 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrnw)
Episode 14

As his hunt for Josella continues, Bill Masen also tries to help the orphaned Susan. Cult novel read by Roger May.


SAT 01:00 Cadfael (b007k28z)
Dead Man's Ransom

5. A Helping Hand

With a strong case against Elis, will Brother Cadfael solve the sheriff's murder?

Conclusion of Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller dramatised by Bert Coules.

Cadfael …. Philip Madoc
Hugh Beringar …. Jonathan Tafler
Sister Magdalen …. Susannah York
Elis …. Jason Hughes
Melicent …. Kate Odey
Prince Owain …. Sion Probert
Eliud …. Mark Lewis Jones
Ithel/Herbard …. Shaun Prendergast
Cristina …. Siobahn Flynn
Villager …. David Holt
Narrator …. Michael Kitchen

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1991.


SAT 01:30 Father Brown Stories (b007jp3p)
Series 2

The Mistake of the Machine

A suspect is locked away, but has a prison governor got the right man? Can Father Brown discover the answer as he makes his way across America?

Stars Andrew Sachs as Father Brown.

GK Chesterton's stories of an amateur clerical sleuth with an uncanny understanding of the criminal mind at work.

Father Brown ...... Andrew Sachs
O'Connor ...... TP McKenna
McGurk ...... Billy Boyle
Usher ...... Don Fellows
Prisoner ...... Brian Haines
Todd ...... Ed Bishop
Butler ...... Manning Wilson
Convict ...... Stuart Organ

Dramatised by John Scotney

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1986.


SAT 02:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k04h)
The Brew That Is True

June's passion for station manager, David has so far been unrequited. But an interesting recipe in Old Cronwick's Book of Potions from Field and Forest should change all that...

Meanwhile, Rocket is expecting to meet an old flame when the Royal Train is diverted through the station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David ...... Peter Davison
Rocket ...... Michael Williams
June ...... Rosemary Martin
Points ...... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie ...... Madge Hindle
Sodd ...... Chris Emmett

Other parts played by Paul Jenkins.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.


SAT 02:30 Spending My Inheritance (b00fz0wd)
Saga Louts

Sitcom by Clive Coleman, starring Kris Marshall as cash-strapped forty-something Harry, who has to watch from the sidelines as his newly retired parents start spending their hard-earned cash on themselves.

Harry's parents offer to take him and his family on holiday.

Harry ...... Kris Marshall
Jo ...... Raquel Cassidy
Brian ...... Kenneth Cranham
Liz ...... Judy Parfitt
Jess ...... Antonia Thomas
Ron ...... Stephen Critchlow
Linda ...... Janice Acquah
Aristos ...... Chris Pavlo

Directed by Sam Hoyle.


SAT 03:00 Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge (b007jpfd)
The Skimmity Ride

Forever haunted by his reckless past, the ex-Mayor of Casterbridge, Michael Henchard, is becoming desperate...

Stars David Calder as Michael Henchard, Andrea Wray as Elizabeth-Jane, Sandra Berkin as Lucetta, Jason Flemyng as Donald Farfrae and John Nettles as Newson.

The dramatic denouement of Thomas Hardy 's magnificent story of a man whose impetuous, vital character is the seed of his own downfall.

Music arranged and played by Dave Townsend and the Mellstock Band.

Dramatised in 4-parts by Sally Hedges

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Nigel Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio in 1994.


SAT 04:00 Roshi Fernando - Homesick (b01cwv65)
Test

A day out with his son gives Rohan new understandings of love. Stories of Sri Lankan immigrants in Britain, read by Paul Bazely.


SAT 04:15 Have Your Cake (b011f57z)
Scripture Cake

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


SAT 05:00 Brothers in Law (b007k1xl)
Series 2

Polite Notice

Parking his car lands bungling barrister Roger in a jam.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, David Jason as Bannister, Gerald Cross as the Judge.

Others parts by Sean Arnold and Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.


SAT 05:30 Smelling of Roses (b007k0v3)
Series 2

Romance Is Dead

Rosie's event management company arranges activities for the partners of conference. delegates for a major finance company.

Meanwhile Kate thinks this is her ticket back to a high-flying job....

Prunella Scales stars in the second of four series of Simon Brett's sitcom following the trials and tribulations of Rosie Burns and her event-management company based in Brighton.

With Arabella Weir as Kate, Rebecca Callard as Jo, Duncan Preston as Bob, Annette Badland as Tess, Debbie Norman as Sheila Wilkinson and Alan Cowan as Philip Wilkinson.

Producer: Maria Esposito

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.


SAT 06:00 GB Shaw - Arms and the Man (b007jsq4)
George Bernard Shaw's story of love, war, honesty, deception and honour, set in 1885 Bulgaria. Starring Andrew Sachs and Gary Bond.


SAT 07:30 The Original (b00bz4ch)
Alkarim Jivani asks why we value originality, from Roman villas to so-called original features beloved of estate agents. He visits Warsaw to discuss the beautiful fake that is the town centre, flattened by the Germans in the Second World War and painstakingly reconstructed in the 1950s. But should the reconstruction have taken the form of the 18th-century original, the 19th or even the 1939 version? Along the way, Jivani considers homage, tributes, remakes, restorations and renovations.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01d2l32)
Series 7

Episode 21

From the Town Hall, New York City, the American funny man welcomes singers Justin Townes Earle and Jearlyn Steele. From 2011.


SAT 09:00 2's Comedy (b00808ql)
Radio 2 - 40 Years of Laughter, with Ken Bruce

Ken Bruce toasts Radio 2's 40th birthday with the News Huddlines, Hinge and Bracket, The Grumbleweeds, An Actor's Life for Me and the winner of the 2's Comedy webvote of 2007.


SAT 12:00 I Love You, Goodbye - Omnibus (b01d2l34)
By Cynthia Rogerson. A couple whose marriage is failing, a Polish pizza maker, an angry teenager and a marriage guidance counsellor all discover the beauty and heartache of love.


SAT 13:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b0088zsz)
The Dublin Mystery

A dying businessman appears to have settled his will, but revenge wreaks family havoc. Stars Bernard Hepton and Suzanne Burden.


SAT 14:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007lrqy)
Series 4

The New Secretary

The lad's plan to hire help is thwarted by the very scary Grizelda Pugh.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques.

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 November 1956.


SAT 14:30 The Goon Show (b008wf71)
Series 7

The Nadger Plague

Neddie Seagoon turns to witchcraft in a bid to thwart Grytpype-Thynne and Moriarty

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens.

Starring:
Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

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

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1956.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01d2l32)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 GB Shaw - Arms and the Man (b007jsq4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 What's So Funny? (b01cwsjm)
Series 2

Episode 23

Ed Byrne is joined by Danny Robins and Paul Sinha to take in the best of British comedy from radio and screen.


SAT 18:00 Mike Walker - Omega (b007jl75)
Building what is destined to be the world's tallest tower, civil engineer John Stone comes to question his very existence.

Mike Walker’s fascinating vision of the near future.

John Stone..........................David Calder
Kate........................................Penelope Wilton
Louise....................................Helen Longworth
Brandt...................................Philip Voss
Dr Mary Brown..................Sarah Jane-Holm
Harry.....................................Karl Prekopp

Music composed and played by David Chiltern

Director: Gordon House

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in February 2002.


SAT 19:00 2's Comedy (b00808ql)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Eddie Izzard (b007jvz0)
Sexie

Episode 1

Pondering sharks and the link between transvestites and superheroes, the outspoken comedian in action in Brighton. From 2003.


SAT 23:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t30c4)
Episode 1

PD James's gentleman commander hunts a serial killer on the loose in desolate Norfolk. Stars Robin Ellis and Susannah Doyle.


SAT 23:30 John Godey - The Taking of Pelham 123 (b01d2l36)
Episode 4

After agreeing to pay the ransom demanded by the heavily-armed train hijackers, New York's city authorities race to meet the deadline for the cash handover.

Read by William Hope.

John Godey's thriller abridged in 5-parts by Neville Teller.

A best-seller in 1973, 'The Taking of Pelham 123' was made into the 1974 film starring Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw, a 1998 TV-movie remake of the same title, and a 2009 film starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. The novel's impact - and that of the subsequent 1974 film - apparently resulted in New York's City Transit Authority banning any scheduling of a train departing Pelham station at 1:23 for many years.

Using the pen name John Godey, Brooklyn-born author Morton Freedgood's crime novels include 'A Thrill a Minute With Jack Albany', 'Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Kill Today' and 'The Three Worlds of Johnny Handsome'.

Producer: Heather Larmour

Made for BBC Radio Extra by BBC Northern Ireland.

First broadcast in 2012.



SUNDAY 11 MARCH 2012

SUN 00:00 Mike Walker - Omega (b007jl75)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01d2l32)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 I Love You, Goodbye - Omnibus (b01d2l34)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b0088zsz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 GB Shaw - Arms and the Man (b007jsq4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 What's So Funny? (b01cwsjm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Nicholas Nickleby Omnibus (b007lmgs)
Episode 5

Love blossoms for more than one member of the family, but time is not on their side. Dickens dramatisation with Oliver Milburn.


SUN 07:15 The People of the British Museum (b009pp7y)
Art of the Sword

Danny Danziger meets assistant Paul Martin who talks about his dream job - looking after the Japanese weaponry collection.


SUN 07:30 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section (b01d51th)
Series 1

With David O'Doherty

In a new brand music comedy series comedian Alex Horne and his 5 piece band give us a latin lesson; ponder the language that unifies us all and guest comedian David O Doherty takes us for a noisy ride in the 'quiet carriage'.

Host .... Alex Horne
Trumpet/banjo .... Joe Auckland
Saxophone/clarinet ....Mark Brown
Double Bass/Bass .... Will Collier
Drums and Percussion .... Ben Reynolds
Piano/keyboard .... Joe Stilgoe
Guest performer ....David O'Doherty

Producer .... Julia McKenzie.


SUN 08:00 Take It From Here (b01d8nxs)
From 07/05/1958

A spy film spoof takes to the rails in 'Night Train to Paris', while Ron's got money troubles in 'The Glums'.

Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley and June Whitfield.

Music from Wallace Eaton and the Keynotes and the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.

Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1958.


SUN 08:30 Parsley Sidings (b007jpb9)
Series 2

A Bird in the Hand

A 'rare' gull is spotted during a station spring-clean at Parsley Sidings, causing chaos on the line.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Horace, Kenneth Connor as Valentine/ Bradshaw/Editor, Liz Fraser as Gloria, Ian Lavender as Bert and John Baddeley as the train driver.

Jim Eldridge's eponymous series is set in a sleepy railway station. The Hepplewhites have run 'Parsley Sidings' station for generations and the current Station Master, Horace, hopes that his son Bert will continue the line. Mild-mannered Ticket Clerk Bert wants to work anywhere but on the railways. His colleague, Station Announcer Gloria Simpkins, secretly loves him. Porter Percy Valentine is an archetypal wheeler-dealer and the ancient Signalman, Bradshaw, causes havoc and dispenses home-made remedies in equal measure. The 'Parsley Sidings' nemesis is Phineas Perkins, the station master of Potwhistle Halt, one stop down the line.

Producer: Edward Taylor.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1973.


SUN 09:00 Rumer Godden - The Diddakoi (b01d8nxz)
Episode 1

Kizzy is a diddakoi, a half-gypsy who finds her world turned upside when her beloved gran dies. Stars Nisa Cole.


SUN 09:30 Jack London - The Call of the Wild (b01d8ny1)
Episode 1

Kidnapped from wealthy California, a pet dog becomes the exceptional leader of a pack of wolves in the Yukon. Stars Robert Jack.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01d8ny3)
Dame Kelly Holmes

Kirsty Young introduces the choices of an Olympic gold medal winner. Dame Kelly Holmes chats to Sue Lawley. From January 2006.


SUN 10:50 Front Row Interviews (b01d8ny5)
Stephen Schwartz

4 Extra Debut. American composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz reveals the secrets behind writing a hit musical to Kirsty Lang.


SUN 11:00 Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel (b01d8ny7)
Episode 1

"I have it!" explained Harris, "what say you to a bicycle tour!" George looked doubtful. "There's a lot of uphill about a bicycle tour," said he, "and the wind is against you." "So there is downhill and the wind behind you," said Harris. "I've never noticed it," said George.

After their adventure afloat. George, Harris and J decide to tour Germany by bicycle.
Adapted and performed in three episodes by Jeremy Nicholas.

Music by Jeremy Nicholas. Performed by The Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.


SUN 11:30 The Real Patron Saints (b00768nd)
Saint Patrick

Associated with the Shamrock, how did a 5th-century British preacher become Ireland's patron saint? Ian Hislop investigates.


SUN 12:00 Nicholas Nickleby Omnibus (b007lmgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 The People of the British Museum (b009pp7y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Dick Francis (b007mw9r)
Enquiry

When a jockey is framed and loses his licence, he is determined to clear his name. Thriller starring Tony Osoba, Robert Lang and Bill Nighy.


SUN 15:00 Take It From Here (b01d8nxs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 Parsley Sidings (b007jpb9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Rumer Godden - The Diddakoi (b01d8nxz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 16:30 Jack London - The Call of the Wild (b01d8ny1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:00 A History of the World in 100 Objects Omnibus (b00vpdxw)
First Global Economy (AD 1450-1600)

Another chance to hear Neil MacGregor, the director of the British Museum in London, continue his global history as told through objects from the Museum's collection.

In this episode he focuses on Europe's expanding maritime empire which created the world's first global economy. Spanish pieces of eight were used as currency from the new world of the Americas to Japan. The Dutch East India Company was a multinational conglomeration transporting goods from the Far East to a European market. Different cultures were brought into contract for the first time with varying results. When Spanish explorers arrived in Mexico it led to the destruction of the Aztec Empire. In contrast, the relationship between the Portuguese and the kingdom of Benin was mutually beneficial, with Portuguese sailors providing much-desired brass in exchange for ivory and palm oil.

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


SUN 18:00 Fear on 4 (b007jnt6)
Series 2

Soul Searching

Hospitals can be frightening enough, but even more so when a patient is asked to take part in a bizarre experiment.

The Man in Black sets the chilling scene...

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by Martyn Wade

The Man in Black …. Edward de Souza
Mr Timmins …. Bernard Cribbins
Tom …. Shaun Prendergast
Oswald/2nd Surgeon …. Norman Bird
Sister …. Joan Walker
Night Nurse …. Rebecca Jones
1st Surgeon …. Steve Hodson

Producer: Martyn Wade

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1989.


SUN 18:30 Weird Tales (b00vknkm)
Series 1

Bleeder by Ed Hime

Trainee surgeon Andy is left with a recurring nightmare after being involved in a car crash which killed his friend.

The flashbacks give him problems in the operating theatre, and, when his dreams start changing, Andy can no longer be sure what is fantasy and what really happened.

Written by Ed Hime.

Series of four chilling dramas inspired by Lovecraft's stories of magical rites and forbidden lore.

Alice ...... Lizzy Watts
Andy ...... Joseph Kloska
Richard ...... Benjamin Askew
Lovecraft ...... Stephen Hogan
Inside Out Man ...... Ewan Bailey
Dr Larson ...... Jonathan Tafler

Producer: Jessica Dromgoole

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2009.


SUN 19:00 Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel (b01d8ny7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 The Real Patron Saints (b00768nd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Take It From Here (b01d8nxs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 Parsley Sidings (b007jpb9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01d8ny3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:50 Front Row Interviews (b01d8ny5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 today]


SUN 22:00 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section (b01d51th)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Maltby Collection (b00y2x2m)
Series 2

Episode 6

Love is all around? It is Prunella and Julian's wedding day. Stars Geoffrey Palmer and Julian Rhind-Tutt. From July 2008.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01d8ryq)
Andi Osho and her guest chat about life and laughs.


SUN 23:00 Newsjack (b01cws31)
Series 6

Episode 3

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


SUN 23:30 The Harpoon (b007lnx3)
Series 1

Episode 4

Nostalgia galore in the Empire's favourite weekly magazine.

With Susie Brann, Julian Dutton, Peter Baynham, Alistair McGowan, Mary Elliot-Nelson and Bryonie Pritchard.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1991.



MONDAY 12 MARCH 2012

MON 00:00 Fear on 4 (b007jnt6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Weird Tales (b00vknkm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01d8ny3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:50 Front Row Interviews (b01d8ny5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel (b01d8ny7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 The Real Patron Saints (b00768nd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Take It From Here (b01d8nxs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Dick Francis (b007mw9r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Rumer Godden - The Diddakoi (b01d8nxz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Jack London - The Call of the Wild (b01d8ny1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Cadfael (b007jlcr)
The Virgin in the Ice

1. Casualties of War

Shrewsbury, Winter in the year 1139: Amid a civil war, medieval sleuth Brother Cadfael sets out to find a missing boy and his sister.

Starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised in five parts by Bert Coules.

Narrator … Sir Michael Hordern
Brother Cadfael … Philip Madoc
Hugh Beringar …. Douglas Hodge
Leonard …. Leonard Fenton
Olivier …. Raad Rawi
Ermina …. Moira Buffini
Ives …. Dean Magri
Elyas …. Crispin Letts
Abbot Radulfus …. John Church

Other parts played by Jonathan Tafler, Steve Hodson, Eric Allen, Julian Rhind-Tutt and David Holt.

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1992.


MON 06:30 Father Brown Stories (b007jp44)
Series 2

The Curse of the Golden Cross

What do an itinerant gambler, an English lady, a steward, a vicar and a professor have in common? And who has the right to it? Father Brown finds the answer.

Stars Andrew Sachs as Father Brown.

GK Chesterton's stories of an amateur clerical sleuth with an uncanny understanding of the criminal mind at work.

Father Brown ...... Andrew Sachs
Professor Smail ...... Tim Reynolds
Mr Tarrant ...... Peter Marinker
Lady Diana ...... Natasha Pyne
Leonard Smythe ...... Peter Wickham
Steward ...... Terry O'Brien
Driver ...... Jonathan Tafler
Doctor ...... Eric Stovell

Dramatised by John Scotney

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1986.


MON 07:00 Married (b007ys7j)
Series 2

Betrayal

Divorced and penniless he may be, but Robin is about to discover that life can be sweet in his new universe - even if it is at someone else's expense.

Hugh Bonneville stars in Tony Bagley's comedy.

Robin .... Hugh Bonneville
Lesley .... Josie Lawrence
Dirk .... Stephen Frost
Murdo …. Lewis MacLeod
Ned …. Sam Bradley
Maxine …. Ann Gosling :
DS Cotton …. Simon Roberts

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2000.


MON 07:30 Just a Minute (b01cvkc7)
Series 62

Episode 5

Nicholas Parsons challenges Paul Merton, Sue Perkins, Julian Clary and Charles Collingwood to talk without hesitation, repetition or deviation for 60 seconds. From March 2012.


MON 08:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jpv0)
From 28/05/1959

Kenneth Horne calls in the plumber, plus the history of communication. With Kenneth Williams and Betty Marsden. From May 1959.


MON 08:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00890mh)
Series 3

Episode 3

Shady lawyer Waldorf T Flywheel starts a bus tour of New York.

Recreation of the Marx Brothers' lost shows charting the adventures of shady lawyer Waldorf T Flywheel and his assistant, Emmanuel Ravelli. Originally broadcast with sponsors on America's NBC radio network in the 1930s. The scripts were rediscovered in 1988.

Starring Michael Roberts as Groucho Marx as Waldorf T Flywheel and Frank Lazarus as Chico Marx as Emmanuel Ravelli. With Lorelei King and Graham Hoadly.

Special guest stars Spike Milligan and Dick Vosburgh.

Written by Nat Perrin and Athur Sheekman. Adapted by Mark Brisenden.

Music arranged and conducted by David Firman.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1992.


MON 09:00 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section (b01dgh8t)
Series 1

Nick Helm

What is the relationship between man and dog and dinosaurs and puns?

Comedian Alex Horne is joined by his own 5 piece jazz band for music and comedy.

With Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Nick Helm.

Host .... Alex Horne
Trumpet/banjo .... Joe Auckland
Saxophone/clarinet ....Mark Brown
Double Bass/Bass .... Will Collier
Drums and Percussion .... Ben Reynolds
Piano/keyboard .... Joe Stilgoe
Guest performer ....Nick Helm

Producer: Julia McKenzie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2012.


MON 09:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k1vv)
Series 2

The Bar Mitzvah

Three rabbis at one party sparks a possible recipe for disaster.

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

Rabbi Abraham Fine ...... David De Keyser
Rabbi Su Jacobs ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Sadie Fine ...... Doreen Mantle
Melv ...... Henry Goodman
Brian ...... Jonathan Kydd
Su’s Mum ...... Sheila Steafel
Colin ...... Eric Meyers
Doctor ...... Christopher Rowe

Music: Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2000.


MON 10:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tnrv2)
The Kidnapping

During May 1931, the revolutionary situation in Baskul worsened and Air Force machines arrived from Peshawar to evacuate the residents.

A few miscellaneous aircraft were also employed - among them one lent by the Maharajah of Chandapore. In this, four passengers embarked: Miss Roberta Brinklow, of the Eastern Mission; Henry D Barnard, a US citizen; Hugh Conway, HM Consul; and Captain Charles Mallinson, HM Vice-Consul.

Mysteriously none of them reached their destination.

James Hilton's novel about Shangri-La, the mystical lamasery hidden in the mountains of Tibet.

Three-part dramatisation by Barry Campbell.

Starring Derek Jacobi as Hugh Conway, Andrew Branch as Mallinson, Alan Tilvern as Barnard, Carol Marsh as Miss Brinklow, John Livesey as Rutherford, Sion Probert as Wyland, Alaric Cotter as Hilton, Gary Cady as Sanders, John Bull as the Doctor and Garard Green as Chang.

Pianist: Antony Miall

Producer: Graham Gauld

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1981.


MON 11:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d9164)
Engine Trouble

At a raffle in India, a poor local man wins an unusual prize. But how to get it home?

Zia Mohyeddin reads RK Narayan’s short story.

Director: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01d0j11)
Clive Anderson with Sean Bean, John Sergeant and Claire Foy. Emma Freud flirts with Jason Donovan. And music from The Civil Wars

Voted the UK's second sexiest man in 2004 (Clive came in at No.1), Sheffield born actor Sean Bean joins Clive as he returns to our screens in the new action thriller Cleanskin in which he plays a Secret Service Agent.

Journalist and broadcaster John Sergeant flicks through Britain's First Photo Album, a forthcoming BBC2 series in which he traces the footsteps of a Victorian pioneer photographer who documented Britain in the 1860s.

Claire Foy reflects on playing a fledgling feminist in White Heat, BBC2's drama about a group of student housemates from 1965 London to the present day.

Emma Freud tries to tango with actor and singer Jason Donovan. But he's dumped his dancing shoes and returned to the music studio with the release of his new album Sign Of Your Love.

We have music from double Grammy award winners, The Civil Wars - who Adele dubbed "by far the best live band I've ever heard" and the critically acclaimed Anna Freier aka I Am Harlequin.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jpv0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00890mh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Cadfael (b007jlcr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Father Brown Stories (b007jp44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby (b007lnj0)
Episode 26

Madeleine's wedding is off after her father's death. Uncle Ralph is furious. Dramatisation of Dickens' novel with Alex Jennings.


MON 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jshb)
The Death of Charles II

In the last five years of his reign, Charles II was to prove his worth.


MON 14:30 Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe (b007jnbx)
Series 1

Episode 3

A Good Day for Banning: The Welsh odyssey continues for Carter Brandon as he and his uncle stay at a very eccentric hotel. With Sam Kelly. Episode 3 of 5.


MON 14:45 Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos (b00xmh63)
Episode 1

Ruminating on the Bounty's fateful voyage to Polynesia, Diana Souhami journeys to the Pitcairn Island. Read by Eleanor Bron.


MON 15:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tnrv2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016c8yf)
Mel Giedroyc introduces the first chapter of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E Nesbit, and we hear another episode of Soundscape, capturing the life of white-tailed sea eagles.


MON 17:00 The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket (b007jrxm)
Harping On It

Hilda fears losing her precious instrument to a musician in need. Stars Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket. From May 1983.


MON 17:30 Married (b007ys7j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4t9)
World Without Fire

After sparking a plane crash, the deadly Exon plant strain's advancement continues.

Conclusion of James Follett’s sci-fi thriller starring TP McKenna.

Max Flinders ...... TP McKenna
Denise Exon ...... Rosalind Adams
Howard Rogers ...... Paul Copley
Nurse ...... Joan Matheson
Craig ...... Noel Johnson
Blowers ...... Michael Shannon
Miss Anderson ...... Diana Olson
Scott ...... Diana Olsson
Helicopter Pilot ...... Peter Wickham
Farmer ...... Roy Spencer
Corporal ...... Gregory de Polnay
Sachs ...... Denis Goacher

Producer: David Spencer

First broadcast as 2 x 90 minute plays on BBC Radio 4 in March 1978.


MON 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrp9)
Episode 15

In a world ravaged by the Triffids, survivor Bill Masen works hard to make a new home for his new family. Read by Roger May.


MON 19:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jpv0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00890mh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Cadfael (b007jlcr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Father Brown Stories (b007jp44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d9164)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01d0j11)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b01cvkc7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section (b01dgh8t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The Now Show (b01cwwls)
Series 36

With Lloyd Langford

Topical comedy with Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis who are joined by Jon Holmes, Lloyd Langford, Lucy Montgomery and Mitch Benn for this week's look back at the news.

Producer; Ed Morrish.


MON 23:30 The Mitch Benn Music Show (b00b311z)
Series 2

Episode 1

The comedian presents a selection of classic comic songs. With special guest Steve Brown. From October 2006.



TUESDAY 13 MARCH 2012

TUE 00:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4t9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrp9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Cadfael (b007jlcr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Father Brown Stories (b007jp44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section (b01dgh8t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k1vv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tnrv2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d9164)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01d0j11)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket (b007jrxm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Married (b007ys7j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Cadfael (b007jld1)
The Virgin in the Ice

2. Danger From All Sides

Amid bitter civil war in 1139, detective monk Brother Cadfael makes headway in his medieval crime hunt, but it's mixed news.

Starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised by Bert Coules.

Brother Cadfael ...... Philip Madoc
Narrator ...... Sir Michael Hordern
Boterel ...... Andrew Wincott
Leonard ...... Leonard Fenton
Elyas ...... Crispin Letts
Ives ...... Dean Magri
Hugh ...... Douglas Hodge
Ermina ...... Moira Buffini
Olivier ...... Raad Rawi

Other parts played by Jonathan Tafler, John Fleming, Kate Binchy

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1992.


TUE 06:30 Father Brown Stories (b0081lvr)
Series 2

Actor and Alibi

A theatrical murder amid much back-stabbing is announced in the Chop-House. Father Brown finds himself in the midst of a School for Scandal.

Stars Andrew Sachs as Father Brown.

GK Chesterton's stories of an amateur clerical sleuth with an uncanny understanding of the criminal mind at work.

Father Brown ...... Andrew Sachs
Mundon Mandeville ...... Peter Jeffrey
Mrs Mandeville ...... Sheila Grant
Inspector Bagshaw ...... Bill Wallis
Ashton Jarvis ...... David Brierly
Norman Knight ...... Charles Baillie
Lady Miriam Talbot ...... Fleur Chandler
Miss Maroni ...... Karen Ascoe
Mrs Sans ...... Pauline Letts
House Manager ...... Jonathan Scott

Dramatised by John Scotney

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1986.


TUE 07:00 Mr Finchley Goes to Paris (b007jzhn)
Episode 2

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley.

Written by Victor Canning.

Lawrence Hume ...... Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters ...... Serena Evans
Robert Gillespie ...... James Cohen
Madame Mignard ...... Jacqueline Tong
Waiter ...... Keith Anderson

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.


TUE 07:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b01cw5nl)
Series 7

Arthurish

Arthur sets off to run an ill friend's bar in Spain. To make life easier, for him and everyone else, he attempts to invent his own language. Now, if only he can navigate the airport and get to Spain.

Count Arthur Strong - one time Variety Star, now sole proprietor and owner of Doncaster's Academy of Performance - is a show business legend, raconteur, and lecturer extraordinaire. He stars in a Sitcom with regular sidekick Wilfred Taylor, Master Butcher, and a host of other characters.

All false starts and nervous fumbling badly covered up by a delicate sheen of bravado and self-assurance, and an expert in everything from the world of entertainment to the origin of the species, everyday life with Arthur is an enlightening experience.

Cast:
Steve Delaney
Mel Giedroyc
Alastair Kerr
David Mounfield

Producer: John Leonard
A Komedia Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jnj2)
Series 7

The Macreekie Rising of '74

Neddie Seagoon has a 60-foot caber hidden under his kilt, but the Scots want it back.

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens.

Starring:
Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

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

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1956.


TUE 08:30 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (b007js28)
Count Down

Terry helps stressed Bob prepare for his wedding to Thelma.

Starring James Bolam as Terry Collier and Rodney Bewes as Bob Ferris.

With Joan Hickson, Bill Owen, Anita Carey and Robin Parkinson.

Created and scripted for BBC TV by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Adapted for radio and produced by John Browell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1975.


TUE 09:00 The Now Show (b01cwwls)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:30 The Mitch Benn Music Show (b00b311z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:30 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp809)
Shangri-La

Hugh Conway and the others are stranded in the Tibetan wilderness, but a man named Chang comes to their aid. Stars Derek Jacobi.


TUE 11:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d98l5)
The Axe

If the old house remains intact, Velan's beautiful gardens will endure. But property developers gather. Read by Sam Dastor. From June 1991.


TUE 11:15 Have Your Cake (b011f7m9)
Lady's Cake

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


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jnj2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (b007js28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Cadfael (b007jld1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Father Brown Stories (b0081lvr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby (b007lz61)
Episode 27

Nicholas has taken Smike away to convalesce. Wackford Squeers is worried. Stars Ken Campbell and Richard Johnson.


TUE 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsj4)
James II and the Monmouth Rebellion

England has a new monarch and the English are now drinking tea. Anna Massey narrates the history of the British Isles.


TUE 14:30 Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe (b007jnc8)
Series 1

Seeing Things

As Carter and his uncle journey through Wales, strange apparitions disturb their picnic. With Stephen Thorne and Sam Kelly.


TUE 14:45 Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos (b00xmljt)
Episode 2

The writer explores how Fletcher Christian and the mutineers became Pitcairn Island's lawless colonisers. Read by Eleanor Bron.


TUE 15:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp809)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016d77k)
We hear the Inheritance Books of children's author Damian Dibben and we'll listen to the second chapter of E Nesbit's The Phoenix and the Carpet.


TUE 17:00 Flying the Flag (b00b2nfp)
Series 2

The Opium of the People

It's Glorious Reindeer Day in the People's Republic.

Seasonal goodwill abounds, even if light bulbs and religious tolerance don't...

Alex Shearer's Eastern bloc embassy sitcom.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie, Peter Acre as William Frost, Moir Leslie as Helen Waterson, John Baddeley as Morris and Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1988.


TUE 17:30 Mr Finchley Goes to Paris (b007jzhn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007jq83)
Episode 1

The Great Wizard sends student sorcerer Arcos on a mission, little realising how perilous and menacing it will prove to be...

A fantasy-adventure by Peter Thomson and Jamie Thomson in six parts.

Arcos ..... Francis Thomson
Kaddah ..... Trevor Peacock
Vanna ..... Elizabeth Whiting
Shazir ..... Crawford Logan
Bereneth ..... Edward Kelsey
Va ..... Melanie Hudson
Alviza ..... Emma Fielding
Zander ..... Robert Portal
Kishah ..... John Church
Rashiq ..... Theresa Streatfeild

Producer: Peter Hutchings

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1991.


TUE 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrps)
Episode 16

Bill and Josella take a trip to the beach and ponder their future. But help is closer than they think. Read by Roger May.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jnj2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (b007js28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Cadfael (b007jld1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Father Brown Stories (b0081lvr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d98l5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Have Your Cake (b011f7m9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b01cw5nl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting (b008ycft)
Series 2

New Islington

With London house prices going stratospheric in the East End, Linda gets a valuation.

Sitcom written by and starring Linda Smith.

With Femi Elufowoju Jnr, Jeremy Hardy, Martin Hyder, Margaret John and Chris Neill.

Special guest: Dillie Keane

Producer: Jon Rolph
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2002.


TUE 23:00 Flight of the Conchords (b00dn8br)
Tower of London

The Kiwi novelty music duo try to make it big in the English capital. Improvised by Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, with Rob Brydon. From September 2005.


TUE 23:30 The House of the Spirit Levels (b007jr6k)
To Begin At The End

Nick Revell’s six-part comedy serial travels between the Andes, St Petersburg and a town in west Yorkshire, where Tony Hardstaff returns after a 10-year absence.

He encounters his 183-year-old father Obadiah, his Bronte obsessed ex-girlfriend and the Morris Dancing Survivalist Militia.

In this opening episode, Tony is seduced by the charms of the beautiful Natassia Fillipovna Karamazov and has to escape from the ruthless Russian mafia in St Petersburg.

Tony ...... Nick Revell
Natasha Fillipovna ...... Morwenna Banks
The Narrator ...... Alistair McGowan
Mrs Yepanchin ...... Joanna Brooks
Ivan ...... Jonathan Kydd
Sergei ...... Peter Gunn
Kropotkin ...... Peter Serafinowcz
Vladimir ...... Chris Pavlo

Other parts played by the cast.

Music composed by Paul Mottram.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1997.



WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH 2012

WED 00:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007jq83)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrps)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Cadfael (b007jld1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Father Brown Stories (b0081lvr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The Now Show (b01cwwls)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:30 The Mitch Benn Music Show (b00b311z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:30 on Monday]


WED 03:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp809)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01d98l5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Have Your Cake (b011f7m9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Flying the Flag (b00b2nfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Mr Finchley Goes to Paris (b007jzhn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Cadfael (b007jldd)
The Virgin in the Ice

3. Found and Lost

As the 1139 English civil war rages in Shropshire, monk-cum-sleuth, Brother Cadfael's brave search for Ermina leads him to the isolated medieval manor of Ledditch.

Starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised by Bert Coules.

Brother Cadfael ...... Philip Madoc
Narrator ...... Sir Michael Hordern
Boterel ...... Andrew Wincott
Leonard ...... Leonard Fenton
Elyas ...... Crispin Letts
Ives ...... Dean Magri
Porter ...... Steve Hodson
Hugh ...... Douglas Hodge
Ermina ...... Moira Buffini
Dutton ...... Eric Allan

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1992.


WED 06:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtf4)
Black Tuesday

Gordon Kaye stars as the culinary mystery-solver investigating dirty tricks at restaurant directory, "Le Guide".

Pamplemousse is a retired policeman living in Paris, now making a living as an inspector for the prestigious restaurant rating directory 'Le Guide'. His long-suffering wife is Doucette (Shirley Dixon) and his ever-constant bloodhound companion is Pommes Frites (Trevor Martin).

Pamplemousse travels around France sampling fine cuisine and wines at gourmet restaurants, while managing to stumble into a series of mysteries. The character was first created in a series of novels featuring comedy, crime and cuisine by Michael Bond. Adapted for radio by Alick Rowe.

Michael Bond decided to become a writer while serving in the army during the Second World War. In 1947, he returned to the BBC, where he'd worked previously. His first creation, Paddington Bear, was born after a Christmas Eve shopping trip when he spotted a small, solitary bear in a large London store. Monsieur Pamplemousse was his first adult novel in 1983. Its success spawned a whole series of books.

Director: John Tydeman

A Mentorn Radio production first heard on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


WED 07:00 The Right Time (b00c693m)
Series 3

Episode 2

Facelift fracas - and a new TV quiz show for the hard of memory.

The sketch comedy for people growing older disgracefully.

Stars Eleanor Bron, Graeme Garden, Neil Innes, Clive Swift, Roger Blake and Paula Wilcox.

Written by Julie Balloo, Janet Ellis, Graeme Garden Mike Haskins, Jan Etherington, Alan Stafford, Colin Bostock Smith, Mike Pilman, Mark Brisenden and Robert Mills.

Script Editor: Jed Parsons.

Music by Ronnie & The Rex and Neil Innes.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.


WED 07:30 Life: An Idiot's Guide (b01cwrtd)
Series 1

Dishonesty

Stephen K Amos and his pick of the circuit's best stand-ups attempt to unravel the knotty problems of modern life

With the help of Sara Pascoe, Matt Forde, Carey Marx and David O'Doherty, Stephen offers his idiot's guide to dishonesty.

Producer: Colin Anderson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2012.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007m9f5)
Series 4

Michelangelo 'Ancock

The lad takes up sculpting. But when he runs out of rocks, it's Sid to the rescue.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques.

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 November 1956.


WED 08:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
From 29/01/1984

From playing Doxon of Dick Green, to a troop of Beefeaters. The ultimate one-man show, written by the host. From January 1984.


WED 09:00 Nineteen Ninety-Eight (b01dbfn3)
Episode 6

Edward and Tabitha finally face their foe, Colonel Brad. Orwellian sitcom with David Threlfall and Hugh Laurie. From May 1987.


WED 09:30 Foul Play (b00z5bl2)
Series 4

Much Ado About Murder

Crime writers Jean McConnell and Keith Miles try to solve an Elizabethan court killing.

With the help of witnesses played by Maria McErlane and Lee Simpson.

Murder mystery panel game chaired by Simon Brett.

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1998.


WED 10:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp95x)
The Inheritance

Hugh Conway's old acquaintances try to discover if there's any truth behind his Shangri-La adventure. Stars Derek Jacobi.


WED 11:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbfnc)
Trail of the Green Blazer

Over the cacophony of a bustling Indian market, pickpocket Raju is drawn to a man wearing a distinctive jacket.

Taken from R.K. Narayan’s short story collection ‘Malgudi Day’s, published in 1943.

Read by Sam Dastor.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1991.


WED 11:15 Have Your Cake (b011j7kn)
Unusual Christening Cake

The cake club prepares for a christening, as Tess and Maggie struggle with secrets. Nicola Baldwin's drama stars Lesley Sharp.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007m9f5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Cadfael (b007jldd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtf4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby (b007m023)
Episode 28

Nicholas cares for poorly Smike, while important papers are retrieved. Stars Oliver Milburn, Alex Jennings and Jeremy Clyde.


WED 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsjk)
Judge Jeffries

The Monmouth rebellion had failed. He and some of his followers were executed. Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain.


WED 14:30 Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe (b007jncq)
Series 1

What a Screech

Carter helps his uncle to look up an old flame, but they are surprised by what they find. With Stephen Thorne and Sam Kelly.


WED 14:45 Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos (b00xmv2d)
Episode 3

Exploring the isolated Pitcairn Island, the author and Lady Myre's preconceptions are blown away. Read by Eleanor Bron.


WED 15:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp95x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016d8xs)
The magic carpet whisks us off to a new and exciting place in chapter 3 of E Nesbit's The Phoenix and the Carpet, plus the Inheritance Tracks of a special guest.


WED 17:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jqc5)
Hidden Treasure

Pike and Hodges call in a clairvoyant to help them locate the rumoured booty hidden somewhere on the pier in Frambourne-on-Sea.

A seaside saga of pier perpetuation starring John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee.

Arthur Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Frank Pike …. Ian Lavender
Bert Hodges …. Bill Pertwee
Miss Perkins …. Vivienne Martin
Madame Zara …. Betty Marsden

Written by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles, based on the characters originally created by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1984.


WED 17:30 The Right Time (b00c693m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007v25z)
Episode 2

Novice sorcerer Arcos is appalled by Kaddah's behaviour. Alviza is attacked mentally.

A fantasy-adventure by Peter Thomson and Jamie Thomson.

Arcos ..... Francis Thomson
Kaddah ..... Trevor Peacock
Vanna ..... Elizabeth Whiting
Shazir ..... Crawford Logan
Bereneth ..... Edward Kelsey
Va ..... Melanie Hudson
Alviza ..... Emma Fielding
Zander ..... Robert Portal
The General ..... Clarence Smith

Producer: Peter Hutchings

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1991.


WED 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrq5)
Episode 17

An unexpected visitor to Shirning threatens to undermine Bill and Josella's future plans. Concluded by Roger May.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007m9f5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Cadfael (b007jldd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtf4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbfnc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Have Your Cake (b011j7kn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Life: An Idiot's Guide (b01cwrtd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Ross Noble Goes Global (b01dbgvs)
Series 2

Milan

The comedian discovers graffiti, beggars and lycra-clad couriers in the Italian style capital of Europe. From June 2003.


WED 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01f1ghf)
The Comedy Club offers two hours of laughs six nights a week. Arthur Smith chats with this week's special guest, comedian Keith Farnan.


WED 23:00 Edge Falls (b007tz5g)
Series 1

Gorilla Tactics

A man in a monkey suit, a Spirit of the Blitz theme and a hostage situation. Can Mick save Sonya from a fate worse than working at the Retail Village?

Paul Barnhill and Neil Warhurst's sitcom following the lives of the staff of Edge Falls Retail Village starring Sarah Lancashire and Mark Benton.

Mick.......................................Mark Benton
Sonya...................................Sarah Lancashire
Rez................................ .......Emil Marwa
Phil.......................................Karl Theobald
Valerie............................. .....Sarah Hadland
Old Jack................................Sam Dale
John/Jim...............................Neil Warhurst
Tina.....................................Jasmine Callan
Old Woman.........................Rachel Bavidge

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2007.


WED 23:30 Any Bloke (b007jxzf)
Series 1

Little Porkies

Can Martha trick Phil into revealing the truth about his mate Liam? Stars Jim Sweeney and Caroline Quentin. From October 1993.



THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2012

THU 00:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007v25z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrq5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Cadfael (b007jldd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtf4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Nineteen Ninety-Eight (b01dbfn3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Foul Play (b00z5bl2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 James Hilton - Lost Horizon (b00tp95x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbfnc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Have Your Cake (b011j7kn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jqc5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Right Time (b00c693m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Cadfael (b007jldr)
The Virgin in the Ice

4. The Wolves' Nest

Brother Cadfael searches for Ives Hugonin and Brother Elyas who are missing in a blizzard.

Starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised by Bert Coules.

Brother Cadfael ...... Philip Madoc
Narrator ...... Sir Michael Hordern
Ermina ...... Moira Buffini
Leonard ...... Leonard Fenton
Hugh ...... Douglas Hodge
Le Gaucher ...... Peter Laird
Ives ...... Dean Magri
Olivier ...... Raad Raw
Outlaw ...... Jonathan Adams
Soldier ...... Steve Hodson
Sergeant ...... Jonathan Tafler

Other parts played by the cast.

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1992.


THU 06:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfc)
Grey Wednesday

Whose thumbprint is on the chocolate and where is Madame Grant?

Starring Gordon Kaye as Pamplemousse - a retired policeman living in Paris, now making a living as an inspector for the prestigious restaurant rating directory 'Le Guide'. His long-suffering wife is Doucette (Shirley Dixon) and his ever-constant bloodhound companion is Pommes Frites (Trevor Martin).

Pamplemousse travels around France sampling fine cuisine and wines at gourmet restaurants, while managing to stumble into a series of mysteries. The character was first created in a series of novels featuring comedy, crime and cuisine by Michael Bond. Adapted for radio by Alick Rowe.

A Mentorn Radio production first heard on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


THU 07:00 Life in London (b01167w4)
In Training for a Swell

A tour of the sprawling post-Regency Metropolis in the years before the Victorians turned up and made everything boring

All in the company of garrulous author Pierce Egan, cocksure urbanite Corinthian Tom, his naive Somerset cousin Jerry Hawthorn and their drunken compatriot Bob Logic.

Starring Greg Wise, Mark Gatiss and James Bachman.

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

Pierce Egan .... Geoffrey McGivern
Corinthian Tom .... Greg Wise
Jerry Hawthorn .... Mark Gatiss
Bob Logic .... James Bachman
Old Hawthorn .... Christopher Douglas
Corinthian Kate .... Amanda Abbingdon
Mrs Belcher .... Laura Shavin
Mr Primefit .... Dave Lamb

Music: Ben Walker

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2006.


THU 07:30 It's Not What You Know (b01cwvbf)
Series 1

Episode 3

Miles Jupp hosts the show in which it's not what you know that matters, but who. And more importantly, how well you know them.

Roisin Conaty, Ed Byrne and Richard Madeley nominate one of their intimate circle to answer a series of questions and they then have to second-guess how their nominees responded.

Roisin picks her best friend, Caroline, Ed chooses his mum, Jill, and Richard Madeley opts for his daughter, Chloe - all with varying degrees of success.

The panel also have to try and predict the responses of legendary football commentator, John Motson, as he is asked "what's your favourite film?", "what would you have been if you weren't a football commentator?" and "which other famous TV coat-wearer would you be? The Fonz, Columbo, or Paddington Bear?"

Producer: Sam Michell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2012.


THU 08:00 The Men from the Ministry (b01dbqjq)
Watch This Space

The panic-stricken pen-pushers mismanage Britain's space race with a mix-up over Mildred.

The first of 14 shows not kept in the archive and re-recorded in 1980 - previously never broadcast in the UK, until the arrival of BBC Radio 4 Extra.

'The Men from the Ministry' ran for 14 series between 1962 and 1977.

Stars Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler (who replaced Wilfrid Hyde-White from 1966).

With Norma Ronald, Ronald Baddiley and John Graham.

Written and produced by Edward Taylor.

Re-recording of 'The Big Rocket' made in April 1980.


THU 08:30 Dad's Army (b007jp0x)
Series 2

The King Was in His Counting House

When Captain Mainwaring's bank gets bombed in Walmington-on-Sea, his Home Guard platoon must guard all the money.

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

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Fraser …. John Laurie
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Walker …. Larry Martyn
Shirley …. Wendy Richard
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1975.


THU 09:00 Crowned Hudds (b00qh0lv)
Grecian 2001

Liberation for Helen of Troy? Roy Hudd's historical royal romp, with June Whitfield and Chris Emmett. From September 1995.


THU 09:30 The Cavity Within (b00770f8)
Episode 2

Marty is settling into his new job at the newly privatised dental practice. But why are there suddenly no patients?

Written by Jim Poyser

Starring Chris O'Dowd as Marty, Jeff Rawle as Pete, Mark Straker as Tim, Christine Kavanagh as Anna, Sarah Crowe as Daisy, Mark Straker as Tim, John Rowe as Mr Holmes, Emma Noakes as Sarah, Tracy Wiles as Mrs Wenkins and Don Gilet as Leo.

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


THU 10:00 George Orwell - Keep the Aspidistra Flying (b00nw25z)
In 1930s London, would-be poet Gordon Comstock tries not to conform. George Orwell drama with Jonathan Tafler and Polly James.


THU 11:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbqjv)
Father's Help

Swami is the pupil. Samuel is the teacher. A classroom battle is about to start. Read by Zia Mohyeddin.


THU 11:15 Rhys Adrian - Passing Through (b00qmxyc)
Pat sits behind his newspaper at the same table in the same corner of the same pub every evening. He's a railwayman and functions like a clock. He talks to no one and no one talks to him.

But one evening a stranger enters into conversation with him and the pattern is broken.

Rhys Adrian's drama stars Hugh Burden as Richard, Harry Towb as Patrick and Diana Bishop as Beth.

Director: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1981.


THU 12:00 The Men from the Ministry (b01dbqjq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Dad's Army (b007jp0x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Cadfael (b007jldr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby (b007jsdv)
Episode 29

After news of poorly Smike's passing in Devon, Uncle Ralph starts getting anxious. Stars Richard Johnson and Alex Jennings.


THU 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsjw)
The 1688 Revolution

Anna Massey narrates the history of the British Isles. This episode looks at the power of James, the last ever Catholic King.


THU 14:30 Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe (b007jrh2)
Series 2

A Shufti at the Valleys

Carter Brandon and his Uncle continue their epic journey through Wales. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne.


THU 14:45 Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos (b00xn7d6)
Episode 4

The writer addresses the complex issues of the isolated islanders, while Lady Myre feels frustrated. Read by Eleanor Bron.


THU 15:00 George Orwell - Keep the Aspidistra Flying (b00nw25z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016dgz1)
Just who could our Daily Dalek be today? Stewart Henderson's here to answer another intriguing question, and we'll hear chapter 4 of The Phoenix and the Carpet.


THU 17:00 For Better or for Worse (b00thsz4)
Series 2

Episode 4

Bernard is keen to holiday in Burlington, but Iris wants to get fruity in Fuengirola. Stars Gorden Kaye. From December 1994.


THU 17:30 Life in London (b01167w4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007jq8x)
Episode 3

Shaznir calls on the power of the Deadlands, while Arcos meets a strange Brotherhood.

A fantasy-adventure by Peter Thomson and Jamie Thomson.

Arcos ..... Francis Thomson
Kaddah ..... Trevor Peacock
Vanna ..... Elizabeth Whiting
Shazir ..... Crawford Logan
Bereneth ..... Edward Kelsey
Va ..... Melanie Hudson
Alviza ..... Emma Fielding
Zander ..... Robert Portal
The General ..... Clarence Smith
Rashiq ..... Theresa Streatfeild

Producer: Peter Hutchings

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1991.


THU 18:30 JG Ballard - The Drowned World (b00hwyq3)
Episode 1

JG Ballard's 1962 debut novel, set in a futuristic London submerged with the onset of global warming. Read by Robert Glenister.


THU 19:00 The Men from the Ministry (b01dbqjq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Dad's Army (b007jp0x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Cadfael (b007jldr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbqjv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Rhys Adrian - Passing Through (b00qmxyc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 It's Not What You Know (b01cwvbf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Newsjack (b01dbqk4)
Series 6

Episode 4

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


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01f1gjl)
The Comedy Club offers two hours of laughs six nights a week. More chat with Arthur Smith and this week's special guest, comedian Keith Farnan.


THU 23:00 Revolting People (b008ff6d)
Series 3

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

Samuel turns his shop into a bar called Sam's place...and an old flame called Ingrid turns up.

Sitcom set just before the American War of Independence.

Written by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.

McGurk ...... Andy Hamilton
Samuel ...... Jay Tarses
Captain Brimshaw ...... James Fleet
Mary ...... Jan Ravens
Joshua ...... Tony Maudsley
Ezekiel ...... Hugh Dennis
Cora ...... Penelope Nice

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


THU 23:30 Think the Unthinkable (b00cqh5b)
Series 2

Nambitrea

The consultants advise an African finance minister, and Ryan carries a package. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From December 2002.



FRIDAY 16 MARCH 2012

FRI 00:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007jq8x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 JG Ballard - The Drowned World (b00hwyq3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Cadfael (b007jldr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Crowned Hudds (b00qh0lv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Cavity Within (b00770f8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 George Orwell - Keep the Aspidistra Flying (b00nw25z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dbqjv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Rhys Adrian - Passing Through (b00qmxyc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 For Better or for Worse (b00thsz4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Life in London (b01167w4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Cadfael (b007jldz)
The Virgin in the Ice

5. Discoveries

Detective monk Brother Cadfael discovers outlaws have taken Ives Hugonin prisoner.

Conclusion starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised by Bert Coules.

Brother Cadfael ...... Philip Madoc
Narrator ...... Sir Michael Hordern
Ermina ...... Moira Buffini
Leonard ...... Leonard Fenton
Hugh ...... Douglas Hodge
Le Gaucher ...... Peter Laird
Ives ...... Dean Magri
Elyas ...... Crispin Letts
Axeman ...... Peter Gunn
Boterel ...... Andrew Wincott

Other parts played by the cast.

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1992.


FRI 06:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfx)
The Final Print-Out

The trail leads Pamplemousse and his trusty hound to Père Lachaise Cemetery before a final watery showdown.

Starring Gordon Kaye as the retired policeman living in Paris, now making a living as an inspector for the prestigious restaurant rating directory 'Le Guide'. His long-suffering wife is Doucette (Shirley Dixon) and his ever-constant bloodhound companion is Pommes Frites (Trevor Martin).

Pamplemousse travels around France sampling fine cuisine and wines at gourmet restaurants, while managing to stumble into a series of mysteries. The character was first created in a series of novels featuring comedy, crime and cuisine by Michael Bond. Adapted for radio by Alick Rowe.

A Mentorn Radio production first heard on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


FRI 07:00 Smelling of Roses (b007k131)
Series 2

French Connections

Rosie and her team organise a twinning ceremony for a town on the south coast of England with a town on the north coast of France.

But Is it really a step forward for Anglo-French relations?

Prunella Scales stars in the second of four series of Simon Brett's sitcom following the trials and tribulations of Rosie Burns and her event-management company based in Brighton.

With Arabella Weir as Kate, Rebecca Callard as Jo, Duncan Preston as Bob, Annette Badland as Tess, Owen Brenman as Don, Simon Greenall as Jean-Luc and Rachel Atkins as Genevieve.

Producer: Maria Esposito

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2001.


FRI 07:30 What's So Funny? (b01dc2dr)
Series 2

Episode 24

Ed Byrne is joined by Justin Edwards and Veronica Lee to take in the best of British comedy.


FRI 08:00 The TV Lark (b01dc2dt)
Back in the Navy

The ex-shipmates are all at sea, when they discover their brief careers at Troutbridge TV are over.

After four series of 'The Navy Lark', the BBC decided the comedy crew needed a new setting, so where better than brand new independent station, Troutbridge TV?

However, after just ten episodes, this proved to be only a temporary change of course for the crew of HMS Troutbridge - as the crew were soon back aboard 'The Navy Lark'.

CAST:

The Producer …. Stephen Murray
The Floor Manager …. Jon Pertwee
Lesley Phillips (The Director)
Henry Povey, The Deputy Controller of Programmes …. Richard Caldicote
‘Fatso’ Johnson …. Ronnie Barker
‘Taffy’ Goldstein …. Teniel Evans
Commander Pearson/Naval Police Officer …. Michael Bates
Vera …. Janet Brown
TTV Continuity Announcer …. Robin Boyle

Written by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1963.


FRI 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jnms)
Series 6

Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning

The Steptoe family clash over the will at the funeral of Albert's brother, George.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold.

Written for TV and adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Albert ...... Wilfrid Brambell
Harold ...... Harry H Corbett
Arthur ...... George A Cooper

With Michael Burlington, David Graham, Anne Jameson, Norma Ronald and Marianne Stone.

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.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in February 1976.


FRI 09:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k0dp)
Remember, Remember the Fifth of September

The blackest day of the year has come to Oglethorpe station - it's June's birthday. Rocket and Points are keeping out of her way, but station manager David is determined to make it a day to remember!

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David ...... Peter Davison
Rocket ...... Michael Williams
June ...... Rosemary Martin
Points ...... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie ...... Madge Hindle
Sodd ...... Chris Emmett

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.


FRI 09:30 Spending My Inheritance (b00g2xfz)
Just One Night

Sitcom by Clive Coleman, starring Kris Marshall as cash-strapped forty-something Harry, who has to watch from the sidelines as his newly retired parents start spending their hard-earned cash on themselves.

When faced with domestic disaster, Harry and Jo turn to his parents to put them up for a night. However, despite their recent equity release, it seems that they are as tight as ever.

Harry ...... Kris Marshall
Jo ...... Raquel Cassidy
Brian ...... Kenneth Cranham
Liz ...... Judy Parfitt
Jess ...... Antonia Thomas
Amanda ...... Manjeet Mann
Boguslaw ...... Stephen Critchlow
Pizza Boy ...... Inam Mirza

Directed by Sam Hoyle.


FRI 10:00 Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight (b00j2j79)
Based on film producer John Houseman's memoirs of The Blue Dahlia and risk-taker Raymond Chandler. Stars Peter Barkworth.


FRI 11:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dc3p8)
A Willing Slave

A contradictory tale of a disciplined but willing servant, who resents and desires her true master. Read by Zia Mohyeddin. From January 1991.


FRI 11:15 Georgia Pritchett - Stay (b007jw2n)
Lonely Lizzie runs a dog kennels. Her teenage daughter is aiming for sainthood. Tim, the kennels' handyman, strives daily to avoid the small calamities that seem to seek him out.

But romance is in the air when the new doctor arrives...

Georgia Pritchett's romantic comedy stars Sophie Thompson as Lizzie, Duncan Preston as Dr Perkins, Sheridan Smith as Emily, Timothy Spall as Tim, Elizabeth Bell as Mrs Beresford and Gavin Muir as Dr James.

Director: Marilyn Imrie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


FRI 12:00 The TV Lark (b01dc2dt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jnms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Cadfael (b007jldz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby (b007jsf3)
Episode 30

Distraught after the death of Smike, will Nicholas ever find happiness? Concluding Dickens's classic tale with Oliver Milburn.


FRI 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsk7)
William of Orange

James attempts to reverse certain unpopular decisions but it proves too late. Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain.


FRI 14:30 Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe (b007jrhg)
Series 2

Tricky Icky

Carter Brandon and his Uncle track down a sporting hero. Peter Tinniswood's adventures with Stephen Thorne and Sam Kellly.


FRI 14:45 Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos (b00xn8r0)
Episode 5

Leaving Pitcairn Island aboard a catamaran, a huge storm threatens the lives of Diana and Lady Myre. Concluded by Eleanor Bron.


FRI 15:00 Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight (b00j2j79)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b016dklt)
The final chapter of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E Nesbit, plus Andi Osho joins us for her Sneaky Peeks into the best comedy coming up over the next 7 days on Radio 4 Extra.


FRI 17:00 Brothers in Law (b007k25g)
Series 2

Circling the Square

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher refuses to print his new book.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Bill Wallis as Denton and Robert Dorning.

Others parts by Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.


FRI 17:30 Smelling of Roses (b007k131)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 The Heart of Hark'un (b007jq8l)
Episode 4

One word is the key to the Grimoire. But is Arcos able to harness its magical power?

A fantasy-adventure by Peter Thomson and Jamie Thomson.

Arcos ..... Francis Thomson
Kaddah ..... Trevor Peacock
Vanna ..... Elizabeth Whiting
Shazir ..... Crawford Logan
Bereneth ..... Edward Kelsey
Va ..... Melanie Hudson
Alviza ..... Emma Fielding
Zander ..... Robert Portal
The General ..... Clarence Smith
Rashiq ..... Theresa Streatfeild

Producer: Peter Hutchings

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1991.


FRI 18:30 JG Ballard - The Drowned World (b00j18v2)
Episode 2

Tropical conditions trigger people's primal memories. Robert Glenister reads JG Ballard's 1962 story set in submerged London.


FRI 19:00 The TV Lark (b01dc2dt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jnms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Cadfael (b007jldz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates (b007jtfx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 RK Narayan Stories (b01dc3p8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Georgia Pritchett - Stay (b007jw2n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 What's So Funny? (b01dc2dr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 The Big Fun Show (b00lbwgk)
Episode 4

Sketch series with Paul Merton, Julian Clary, Tony Hawks and Josie Lawrence - before they hit the big time. From January 1988.


FRI 23:00 The Skivers (b00hr7g8)
Series 3

Michael Winner

Calm down, dear! Special guest Michael Winner joins Nick and Tim.

Skilful sketch show written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh.

With Peter Bradshaw and Sally Phillips.

Special guests: Michael Winner and Patrick Allen.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


FRI 23:30 Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World (b007jtrr)
Series 2

The Unexplained

Every other mystery left answered in a final blockbusting edition.

Cult New Age comedy that answers the questions which leave other shows scratching their beards.

Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.

With:
Rebecca Front
Armando Iannucci

And the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1993.




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

2's Comedy 09:00 SAT (b00808ql)

2's Comedy 19:00 SAT (b00808ql)

A History of the World in 100 Objects Omnibus 17:00 SUN (b00vpdxw)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 23:00 SAT (b00t30c4)

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section 07:30 SUN (b01d51th)

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section 22:00 SUN (b01d51th)

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section 09:00 MON (b01dgh8t)

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section 22:30 MON (b01dgh8t)

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section 02:00 TUE (b01dgh8t)

Any Bloke 23:30 WED (b007jxzf)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 13:15 SAT (b0088zsz)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 03:15 SUN (b0088zsz)

Beyond Our Ken 08:00 MON (b007jpv0)

Beyond Our Ken 12:00 MON (b007jpv0)

Beyond Our Ken 19:00 MON (b007jpv0)

Brothers in Law 05:00 SAT (b007k1xl)

Brothers in Law 17:00 FRI (b007k25g)

Cadfael 01:00 SAT (b007k28z)

Cadfael 06:00 MON (b007jlcr)

Cadfael 13:00 MON (b007jlcr)

Cadfael 20:00 MON (b007jlcr)

Cadfael 01:00 TUE (b007jlcr)

Cadfael 06:00 TUE (b007jld1)

Cadfael 13:00 TUE (b007jld1)

Cadfael 20:00 TUE (b007jld1)

Cadfael 01:00 WED (b007jld1)

Cadfael 06:00 WED (b007jldd)

Cadfael 13:00 WED (b007jldd)

Cadfael 20:00 WED (b007jldd)

Cadfael 01:00 THU (b007jldd)

Cadfael 06:00 THU (b007jldr)

Cadfael 13:00 THU (b007jldr)

Cadfael 20:00 THU (b007jldr)

Cadfael 01:00 FRI (b007jldr)

Cadfael 06:00 FRI (b007jldz)

Cadfael 13:00 FRI (b007jldz)

Cadfael 20:00 FRI (b007jldz)

Change at Oglethorpe 02:00 SAT (b007k04h)

Change at Oglethorpe 09:00 FRI (b007k0dp)

Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby 14:00 MON (b007lnj0)

Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby 14:00 TUE (b007lz61)

Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby 14:00 WED (b007m023)

Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby 14:00 THU (b007jsdv)

Charles Dickens - Nicholas Nickleby 14:00 FRI (b007jsf3)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 07:30 TUE (b01cw5nl)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 22:00 TUE (b01cw5nl)

Crowned Hudds 09:00 THU (b00qh0lv)

Crowned Hudds 02:00 FRI (b00qh0lv)

Dad's Army 08:30 THU (b007jp0x)

Dad's Army 12:30 THU (b007jp0x)

Dad's Army 19:30 THU (b007jp0x)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01d8ny3)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01d8ny3)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01d8ny3)

Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos 14:45 MON (b00xmh63)

Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos 14:45 TUE (b00xmljt)

Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos 14:45 WED (b00xmv2d)

Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos 14:45 THU (b00xn7d6)

Diana Souhami - Coconut Chaos 14:45 FRI (b00xn8r0)

Dick Francis 13:30 SUN (b007mw9r)

Dick Francis 03:30 MON (b007mw9r)

Eddie Izzard 22:00 SAT (b007jvz0)

Edge Falls 23:00 WED (b007tz5g)

Father Brown Stories 01:30 SAT (b007jp3p)

Father Brown Stories 06:30 MON (b007jp44)

Father Brown Stories 13:30 MON (b007jp44)

Father Brown Stories 20:30 MON (b007jp44)

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Fear on 4 18:00 SUN (b007jnt6)

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Flight of the Conchords 23:00 TUE (b00dn8br)

Flying the Flag 17:00 TUE (b00b2nfp)

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For Better or for Worse 17:00 THU (b00thsz4)

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Foul Play 09:30 WED (b00z5bl2)

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Front Row Interviews 10:50 SUN (b01d8ny5)

Front Row Interviews 21:50 SUN (b01d8ny5)

Front Row Interviews 01:50 MON (b01d8ny5)

GB Shaw - Arms and the Man 06:00 SAT (b007jsq4)

GB Shaw - Arms and the Man 16:00 SAT (b007jsq4)

GB Shaw - Arms and the Man 04:00 SUN (b007jsq4)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b01d2l32)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b01d2l32)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b01d2l32)

George Orwell - Keep the Aspidistra Flying 10:00 THU (b00nw25z)

George Orwell - Keep the Aspidistra Flying 15:00 THU (b00nw25z)

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Georgia Pritchett - Stay 11:15 FRI (b007jw2n)

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Hancock's Half Hour 14:00 SAT (b007lrqy)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007m9f5)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007m9f5)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007m9f5)

Have Your Cake 04:15 SAT (b011f57z)

Have Your Cake 11:15 TUE (b011f7m9)

Have Your Cake 21:15 TUE (b011f7m9)

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Have Your Cake 11:15 WED (b011j7kn)

Have Your Cake 21:15 WED (b011j7kn)

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I Love You, Goodbye - Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01d2l34)

I Love You, Goodbye - Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01d2l34)

It Sticks Out Half A Mile 17:00 WED (b007jqc5)

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It's Not What You Know 07:30 THU (b01cwvbf)

It's Not What You Know 22:00 THU (b01cwvbf)

JG Ballard - The Drowned World 18:30 THU (b00hwyq3)

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JG Ballard - The Drowned World 18:30 FRI (b00j18v2)

Jack London - The Call of the Wild 09:30 SUN (b01d8ny1)

Jack London - The Call of the Wild 16:30 SUN (b01d8ny1)

Jack London - The Call of the Wild 05:30 MON (b01d8ny1)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 00:00 SAT (b007jpbx)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 18:00 MON (b007k4t9)

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James Hilton - Lost Horizon 10:00 MON (b00tnrv2)

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James Hilton - Lost Horizon 10:00 TUE (b00tp809)

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James Hilton - Lost Horizon 10:00 WED (b00tp95x)

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Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel 11:00 SUN (b01d8ny7)

Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel 19:00 SUN (b01d8ny7)

Jerome K Jerome - Three Men on the Bummel 02:00 MON (b01d8ny7)

John Godey - The Taking of Pelham 123 23:30 SAT (b01d2l36)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 00:30 SAT (b007jrnw)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 MON (b007jrp9)

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Just a Minute 07:30 MON (b01cvkc7)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b01cvkc7)

Life in London 07:00 THU (b01167w4)

Life in London 17:30 THU (b01167w4)

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Life: An Idiot's Guide 07:30 WED (b01cwrtd)

Life: An Idiot's Guide 22:00 WED (b01cwrtd)

Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting 22:30 TUE (b008ycft)

Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World 23:30 FRI (b007jtrr)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01d0j11)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01d0j11)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01d0j11)

Married 07:00 MON (b007ys7j)

Married 17:30 MON (b007ys7j)

Married 05:30 TUE (b007ys7j)

Mike Walker - Omega 18:00 SAT (b007jl75)

Mike Walker - Omega 00:00 SUN (b007jl75)

Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 06:30 WED (b007jtf4)

Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 13:30 WED (b007jtf4)

Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 20:30 WED (b007jtf4)

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 06:30 THU (b007jtfc)

Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 13:30 THU (b007jtfc)

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates 20:30 FRI (b007jtfx)

Mr Finchley Goes to Paris 07:00 TUE (b007jzhn)

Mr Finchley Goes to Paris 17:30 TUE (b007jzhn)

Mr Finchley Goes to Paris 05:30 WED (b007jzhn)

Newsjack 23:00 SUN (b01cws31)

Newsjack 22:30 THU (b01dbqk4)

Nicholas Nickleby Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b007lmgs)

Nicholas Nickleby Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b007lmgs)

Nineteen Ninety-Eight 09:00 WED (b01dbfn3)

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Parsley Sidings 08:30 SUN (b007jpb9)

Parsley Sidings 15:30 SUN (b007jpb9)

Parsley Sidings 20:30 SUN (b007jpb9)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 MON (b01d9164)

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RK Narayan Stories 11:00 TUE (b01d98l5)

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RK Narayan Stories 11:00 FRI (b01dc3p8)

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Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight 10:00 FRI (b00j2j79)

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Revolting People 23:00 THU (b008ff6d)

Rhys Adrian - Passing Through 11:15 THU (b00qmxyc)

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Roshi Fernando - Homesick 04:00 SAT (b01cwv65)

Ross Noble Goes Global 22:30 WED (b01dbgvs)

Rumer Godden - The Diddakoi 09:00 SUN (b01d8nxz)

Rumer Godden - The Diddakoi 16:00 SUN (b01d8nxz)

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Smelling of Roses 05:30 SAT (b007k0v3)

Smelling of Roses 07:00 FRI (b007k131)

Smelling of Roses 17:30 FRI (b007k131)

Spending My Inheritance 02:30 SAT (b00fz0wd)

Spending My Inheritance 09:30 FRI (b00g2xfz)

Steptoe and Son 08:30 FRI (b007jnms)

Steptoe and Son 12:30 FRI (b007jnms)

Steptoe and Son 19:30 FRI (b007jnms)

Take It From Here 08:00 SUN (b01d8nxs)

Take It From Here 15:00 SUN (b01d8nxs)

Take It From Here 20:00 SUN (b01d8nxs)

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The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b016c8yf)

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The Attractive Young Rabbi 09:30 MON (b007k1vv)

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The Big Fun Show 22:30 FRI (b00lbwgk)

The Cavity Within 09:30 THU (b00770f8)

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The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b01d8ryq)

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The Goon Show 14:30 SAT (b008wf71)

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The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jnj2)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jnj2)

The Harpoon 23:30 SUN (b007lnx3)

The Heart of Hark'un 18:00 TUE (b007jq83)

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The Heart of Hark'un 18:00 THU (b007jq8x)

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The House of the Spirit Levels 23:30 TUE (b007jr6k)

The Maltby Collection 22:30 SUN (b00y2x2m)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 08:30 MON (b00890mh)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 12:30 MON (b00890mh)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 19:30 MON (b00890mh)

The Men from the Ministry 08:00 THU (b01dbqjq)

The Men from the Ministry 12:00 THU (b01dbqjq)

The Men from the Ministry 19:00 THU (b01dbqjq)

The Michael Bentine Show 08:30 WED (b00jf6rv)

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The Michael Bentine Show 19:30 WED (b00jf6rv)

The Mitch Benn Music Show 23:30 MON (b00b311z)

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The Now Show 23:00 MON (b01cwwls)

The Now Show 09:00 TUE (b01cwwls)

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The Original 07:30 SAT (b00bz4ch)

The People of the British Museum 07:15 SUN (b009pp7y)

The People of the British Museum 13:15 SUN (b009pp7y)

The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket 17:00 MON (b007jrxm)

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The Real Patron Saints 11:30 SUN (b00768nd)

The Real Patron Saints 19:30 SUN (b00768nd)

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The Right Time 07:00 WED (b00c693m)

The Right Time 17:30 WED (b00c693m)

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The Skivers 23:00 FRI (b00hr7g8)

The TV Lark 08:00 FRI (b01dc2dt)

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Think the Unthinkable 23:30 THU (b00cqh5b)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 MON (b007jshb)

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Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge 03:00 SAT (b007jpfd)

Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe 14:30 MON (b007jnbx)

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Weird Tales 18:30 SUN (b00vknkm)

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What's So Funny? 17:30 SAT (b01cwsjm)

What's So Funny? 05:30 SUN (b01cwsjm)

What's So Funny? 07:30 FRI (b01dc2dr)

What's So Funny? 22:00 FRI (b01dc2dr)

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? 08:30 TUE (b007js28)

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? 12:30 TUE (b007js28)

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? 19:30 TUE (b007js28)