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SATURDAY 14 APRIL 2012

SAT 00:00 Tanith Lee - Red as Blood (b007jq65)
In a dark Snow White fantasy, the Queen sets out to rescue her stepdaughter from her sinister heritage. Read by Stella Gonet.


SAT 00:30 Eoin Colfer - And Another Thing... (b0133m09)
Episode 10

Will the Vogons wipe out Nano? Is this The End, or just the end of a middle? Sequel to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, with Stephen Mangan.


SAT 00:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vtyj1)
Episode 5

Rick Deckard has been arrested by a rogue android posing as a police inspector. Kerry Shale reads Philip K Dick's classic.


SAT 01:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jshh)
The Expert Witness

Rumpole recalls the case of a GP accused of killing his wife.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Derek Farr as Mr Justice Skelton and Ellis Dale as Owen Munroe,

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


SAT 01:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j272l)
Episode 5

Superintendent Andrew Dalziel's key suspect asks to change his statement. Reginald Hill's thriller read by Philip Jackson.


SAT 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrhdk)
Episode 5

News from Poona makes Dawkins think his wife was mad, but the detective isn't so sure. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


SAT 02:00 North East of Eden (b01flnpj)
Cod Comfort

With submarine manoeuvres offshore and troubles with EEC fish quotas for the fishermen, Marcia tries to adjust to a quieter lifestyle.

And a man from the ministry man is snooping about...

Rebecca Front and Joan Sims stars in Peter Kerry's sitcom about a GP living on Paradise Island off the coast of Northumbria.

Doctor Marcia Hulme …. Rebecca Front
Auntie Annie …. Joan Sims
Hjorst …. Niall Ashdown
Joseph Gates …. James Garbutt
Mrs Peevis …. Jean Southern
William …. Sammy Johnson
Ralph Gates …. Stephen Thirkeld
Other Roles …. Peter Kerry

Producer: Kathy Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1997.


SAT 02:30 Puzzle Panel (b00xmkdw)
Episode 4

Brainteasers galore with Chris Maslanka, William Hartston, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway. From June 1998.


SAT 03:00 The Chronicles of Narnia (b01flntb)
Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian

Episode 3

The lost children turn to Aslan for help, and Peter suggests a bold plan to the Prince. CS Lewis's adventure with Paul Scofield.


SAT 03:50 David Attenborough's Life Stories (b00lq99f)
Series 1

Archaeopteryx

Sir David recounts the remarkable story of a feather, like any other feather from a bird.

Only this one was 150 million years old, and the animal that lost it lived when birds had not yet evolved.

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.


SAT 04:00 William Trevor - A Bit on the Side (b00nm0k3)
Graillis's Legacy

The touching and compassionate story of one man's guilt over his love for two women. Read by Dermot Crowley.


SAT 04:15 Anne Holm - I Am David (b007jvms)
Episode 2

The weary young refugee is in despair - until he meets Signora Bang, who changes everything. Stars Rory Copus and Sarah Badel.


SAT 05:00 Brothers in Law (b007js3q)
Series 2

1471

Both of barrister Roger Thursby's girlfriends, Sally and Joy attempt to get him some work.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Blake Butler as Alec and James Hayter as Tewksbury.

Other parts played by Garard Green and John Ruddock.

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 September 1971.


SAT 05:30 Ring Around the Bath (b01fln4t)
Series 3

Love in a Cottage

Daughter Alison has moved in with her boyfriend, making it one down and three to go for mum Stella.

She and Patrick begin to seriously think about retiring and give country weekending a go. But what's going on while they're away?

Series 3 of Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson's sitcom about topsy-turvy family life.

Stars Duncan Preston as Patrick, Pippa Haywood as Stella, Claudie Blakley as Alison, Bruce MacKinnon as Rick, Catherine Shepherd as Xanthe and Daniela Denby-Ashe as Egg,

Director: Elizabeth Freestone

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2006.


SAT 06:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
Wish Me Luck

From Rochdale to renown, Gracie Fields's rise to fame was not without its traumas. Stars Tracy Wiles and Paul Nicholas. From April 1996.


SAT 07:30 Exile (b00l3pv2)
Billy Kay speaks to Scottish exiles who carry their culture, music and history with them wherever in the world they go.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01g69td)
Series 7

Episode 26

From Detroit in Michigan, the American funny man welcomes string band Old Crow Medicine Show and singer Andra Suchy. From 2011.


SAT 09:00 Let's Get Quizzical (b0106tcv)
Brains, Pickles and Slips

Russell Davies' historical trawl through radio quiz and panel games includes Have a Go, Many a Slip, The News Quiz pilot and Twenty Questions, via numerous other classics.


SAT 12:00 The Man Who Knows: Omnibus (b01g69tg)
Fleet Street 1968. A gossip columnist targets some major celebrities. Actress Alice Morney is determined to uncover his source. Stars Jonathan Firth.


SAT 13:15 Daunt and Dervish (b007jwtk)
Series 1

After the Ball is Over

Feeling useless after both working for the Ministry of Defence during the Second World War, two women set up their own detective agency.

Guy Meredith's comedy thrillers star Anna Massey as Josephine Daunt and Imelda Staunton as Susan Dervish.

With Bill Patterson as Bill Mackie, Kate Buffery as Elizabeth Vavasseur, Rupert Vansittart as James Vavasseur, Beth Chalmers as Daisy, Ben Crowe as Waiter, Andrew Harrison as Customs Official and Stephen Critchlow as Salesman.

Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


SAT 14:00 The Radio Ballads (b01gkh6s)
The Travelling People

Charles Parker's 1964 ballad documents the prejudice faced by those who lead the gypsy life. With music by Ewan MacColl.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01g69td)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 In and Out of the Kitchen (b016x4sv)
Series 1

April 21st to 25th

Damien is reluctantly drawn into accepting a job for a supermarket's online magazine, whilst Anthony resolves to start the "courgette diet" and lose a few pounds.

More entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench - written by and starring Miles Jupp.

In a mixture of narrative, dialogue and recipes, Damien unflinchingly captures every angle of his day-to-day life, "no matter how grizzly or, indeed, how gristly".

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for a simple Lobster Bisque, a comforting Lardy Cake, relaxing Nettle Tea and easy Wiener Schnitzel.

Damien Trench ...... Miles Jupp
Anthony ...... Justin Edwards
Geraldine McBeef ...... Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Mr Mullaney ...... Brendan Dempsey
Ian Frobisher ...... Philip Fox

Producer: Sam Michell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


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

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

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

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

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.


SAT 19:00 Let's Get Quizzical (b0106tcv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Saturday Stand-Up (b01381wx)
Boothby Graffoe in Cabaret

Boothby Graffoe entertains with jokes, silly songs and audience participation. From his 2009 show at Brighton's Komedia.


SAT 23:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00th9yh)
Episode 6

A double death at sea appears to give the police what they're looking for, but the Commander isn't so sure. Stars Robin Ellis.


SAT 23:30 Wallander - Faceless Killers (b00hv6f8)
Episode 2

The Swedish sleuth's murder probe reveals that victim Mr Lovgren had secrets. Henning Mankell's thriller read by David Warner.


SAT 23:45 Devil in a Blue Dress (b00zt7x0)
Episode 2

Easy Rawlings hunts Daphne Monet, but discovers he's not alone in the search. Walter Mosley's thriller read by Paul Winfield.



SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2012

SUN 00:00 Stanislaw Lem - Solaris (b00pf4xk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01g69td)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Man Who Knows: Omnibus (b01g69tg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Daunt and Dervish (b007jwtk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 In and Out of the Kitchen (b016x4sv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (Omnibus) (b00mdn40)
Episode 1

September, 1945: Anne Welles arrives in New York from sedate Lawrenceville to find that every woman she meets is looking for a husband.

Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best seller. Three beautiful young women become best friends as they carve out careers in the entertainment industry.

Stars Madeleine Potter as Anne Welles, Barbara Barnes as Neely O'Hara, Stuart Milligan as Henry Bellamy, Walter Lewis as Allen Cooper and Liza Ross as Mrs Welles.

Omnibus of the first five of fifteen episodes dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


SUN 07:15 Irish Icons - The Titanic (b01g6ggv)
The triumph and the tragedy of The Titanic are keenly remembered by people in Belfast, where the ship was built.


SUN 07:30 Clare in the Community (b008pzyz)
Series 4

A Game Of Two Slavs

The overbearing social worker gets boyfriend Brian caught up in a hostage situation! Starring Sally Phillips. From January 2008.


SUN 08:00 Frankie Howerd Show (b00n3ptz)
A feast of comic capers from the king of big titters, with June Whitfield and Ray Fell. From November 1974.


SUN 08:30 Meet the Huggetts (b00ns2m9)
What Unusual Wallpaper

The poor Huggett family are suffering in a summer heat wave.

Stars Jack Warner as Joe, Kathleen Harrison as Ethel, George Howell as Bobby, Marion Collins as Jane, Charles Leno as Fred Stebbings and Kenneth Connor as Mr Cross/The Insurance Man/The Postman/The Decorator.

Popular working-class family, the Huggetts first hit the cinema screen with a series of Gainsborough films between 1947 and 1949. Their subsequent BBC radio series ran from 1953 to 1962.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1957.


SUN 09:00 LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables (b00rwxkj)
Episode 3

Anne meets a kindred spirit, gets cooking, and nearly kills herself. LM Montgomery's adventure stars Barbara Barnes, Susan Engel and Sean Baker.


SUN 09:30 Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden (b00qxh13)
Episode 1

A boy's stay with his relatives turns from tedium to adventure - when the clock strikes 13. Stars Una Stubbs and Peter England.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b0138xw1)
Martin Sheen

A chance to hear an extended edition of the Hollywood actor's Desert Island Discs, first broadcast in April 2011 on Radio 4. Presented by Kirsty Young.


SUN 11:00 Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please (b01g6khg)
Leaving Home

Humphrey Lyttelton tells June Knox-Mawer about life at a steelworks and heading to war - with his trumpet. From December 1993.


SUN 11:30 The Diary of a Nobody (b01g6khj)
Episode 2

Pompous Pooter must deal with the consequences of his night of excess at the Lord Mayor's Ball.

The imaginary journal of a middle-class suburban 'hero' with an over-developed sense of dignity - Charles Pooter.

Arthur Lowe continues George and Weedon Grossmith's comic masterpiece of middle-class self-importance in Victorian Britain.

One of the classic humorous books of English literature, first published in 1894.

Abridged in five parts by Donald Bancroft.

Producer: Richard Wortley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1977.


SUN 12:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (Omnibus) (b00mdn40)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Irish Icons - The Titanic (b01g6ggv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
Greed and coercion meet supernatural justice and retribution, through a lifeboat. Stars Gareth Armstrong and Dominic Letts.


SUN 14:00 Gaston Leroux - The Mystery of the Yellow Room (b01gyl0j)
The door was bolted and the windows barred, so how was Mlle Sangerson shot at, knocked unconscious, and left for dead?

Gaston Leroux's classic 'locked room' mystery, dramatised by Stephen Sheridan.

Joseph Rouletabille …. Nicholas Boulton
Inspector Frédéric Larsan …. Geoffrey Whitehead
Mathilde Stangerson …. Becky Hindley
Jean Sainclair …. Charles Simpson
Robert Darzac …. Alastair Danson

With Hugh Dickson, Stephen Thorne and Brian Parr.

Director: David Blount

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1998


SUN 15:00 Frankie Howerd Show (b00n3ptz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 Meet the Huggetts (b00ns2m9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g7nrr)
Made for 4 Extra. Mel looks back at a great week on The 4 O'Clock Show, including posh choccies, robots and performing dogs.


SUN 16:30 LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables (b00rwxkj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:00 Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden (b00qxh13)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:30 Titanic Letters (b01g7nrt)
4 Extra Debut. Passengers and crew share their hopes and fears with loved ones, before they begin their tragic attempt to cross the Atlantic.


SUN 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b007ncfp)
Only You Can Save Mankind

3. Is This Just Fantasy?

Johnny has the flu and wants to go to bed, but the ScreeWee Captain is still in trouble.

As the alien fleet crosses the computer screen, 12 year-old Johnny prepares to blow the ScreeWee into a million pieces - sparking a wild seesaw adventure involving space warfare, starships and aliens.

The conclusion of Terry Pratchett's sci-fi fantasy novel starring Tim Smith and Janet Dale.

Johnny Maxwell …. Tim Smith
ScreeWee Captain …. Janet Dale
Gunnery Officer …. Michael Angelis
The PT Teacher …. Mark Finn
Wobbler …. Akhbar Karim
Johnny’s Mother …. Marian Kemmer
Johnny’s Father …. Laurence Rew
ScreeWee Crew Member …. Tessa Harrison
Newscaster …. Terry Pearson
Yo-less …. Peter Dalton
Big Mac …. Michael Peristrello
Kirsty …. Natalie Moore
Kirsty’s Mother …. Tina Gray
Mr Patel …. Renu Setna

With David Hawkins, Matthew Campion and Simon Carter

Dramatised by Bob Hescott.

Producer: Brian Lighthill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.


SUN 18:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015flq5)
Episode 1

Young historian Robert Olmstead journeys to the mysterious shunned town of Innsmouth in New England. Read by Richard Coyle.


SUN 19:00 Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please (b01g6khg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 The Diary of a Nobody (b01g6khj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Frankie Howerd Show (b00n3ptz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 Meet the Huggetts (b00ns2m9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b0138xw1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 22:00 Clare in the Community (b008pzyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Change (b00nj6fd)
Series 1

Different for Girls

Coming to terms with a transvestite for a husband is hard for Carol. She wants to save her marriage and so George agrees to throw away his entire wardrobe of female attire - but throwing out the favourite tiara is just too hard...

Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George finally reveals that he's a transvestite.

Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

Carol ...... Lynda Bellingham
George ...... Chris Ellison
Violet ...... Sylvia Syms
Maureen ...... Maureen Beattie
Dave ...... Mark Powley
Ken ...... James Vaughan
Jerry ...... Richard Standing
Sonia ...... Emma Kennedy

Producer: Maria Esposito

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.


SUN 23:00 King Cutler (b008s3cc)
King Cutler II

A succulent batch of poems, songs and stories from Phyllis King and Ivor Cutler.

With wood-carver's words from Craig Murray-Orr.

Translation by Dylan Edwards and page-turning by David Lloyd.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in January 1990.


SUN 23:30 The Jason Byrne Show (b01g7nry)
Series 2

Holidays

Award-winning comedian Jason Byrne tackles the stress of going on holiday.

Stand up and sketches with Laurence Howarth and Daisy Haggard.

Producer: Julia McKenzie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2009.



MONDAY 16 APRIL 2012

MON 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b007ncfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015flq5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b0138xw1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please (b01g6khg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 The Diary of a Nobody (b01g6khj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Frankie Howerd Show (b00n3ptz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 04:00 Gaston Leroux - The Mystery of the Yellow Room (b01gyl0j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables (b00rwxkj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden (b00qxh13)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjb)
The Course of True Love

Rumpole muses on the case of a teacher accused of seduction.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole.

With Denys Hawthorne as Judge George Frobisher and Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


MON 06:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5hq1)
Episode 6

Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel targets his key witness Greg Waterson. Reginald Hill's story read by Philip Jackson.


MON 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mtr87)
Episode 6

Why did Dawkins' servant threaten the little garden boy if he spoke to the detective? Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


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

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


MON 07:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b01fhrjr)
Series 9

Episode 2

David Mitchell hosts the panel game in which four comedians are encouraged to tell lies and compete against one another to see how many items of truth they're able to smuggle past their opponents.

John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Danielle Ward and Tom Wrigglesworth are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Pandas, Football, China and Smoking.

The show is devised by Graeme Garden and Jon Naismith, the team behind Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

Producer: Jon Naismith
A Random Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 08:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00vfjff)
Series 3

Episode 2

Kenneth Horne is off to Switzerland - and 'Hornerama' probes the world of showbiz.

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

Written by Eric Merriman.

Music from Pat Lancaster, the Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

A madcap mix of sketches and songs, Beyond Our Ken hit the airwaves in 1958 and ran to 1964 – featuring regulars like Arthur Fallowfield, Cecil Snaith and Rodney and Charles.

The precursor to ‘Round The Horne’ – sadly only 15 shows survive from the original run of 21 episodes in Series 2. Audio restored using both home and overseas (BBC Transcription Service) recordings.

Producer: Jacques Brown

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960


MON 08:30 Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter (b007jm84)
The veteran comedian's fun-packed Tickle Tour arrives at Chads Theatre, Cheadle Hume. With Colin Edwynn. From September 1987.


MON 09:00 Clare in the Community (b008tp1z)
Series 4

And the Winner Is...

Nominations are required for the Social Worker of the Year Award.

While Clare hates mutual back-slapping as much as the next person, she uses all her powers of manipulation to influence the matter....

Comedy by Harry Venning and David Ramsden. Clare Barker is a social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions.

Clare ...... Sally Phillips
Brian ...... Alex Lowe
Ray ...... Richard Lumsden
Helen ...... Gemma Craven
Irene ...... Ellen Thomas
Megan ...... Nina Conti
Simon ...... Andrew Wincott
Stanley ...... Martin Hyder.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2008.


MON 09:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k31j)
Series 2

Babies

The two rabbis are submerged in baby talk, while Melvin struggles with his conscience.

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
Melvin ...... Henry Goodman
Brian ...... Jonathan Kydd
Sadie Fine ...... Doreen Mantle
Fay ...... Diane Keen
Simone ...... Rachel Smith
Judith ...... Rebecca Gethings

Music: Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2000.


MON 10:00 The Chronicles of Narnia (b01g7x60)
Chronicles of Narnia - Prince Caspian

Episode 4

The plotting Glozelle encourages the king to accept Peter's challenge for a battle. CS Lewis's adventure with David Suchet.


MON 10:50 David Attenborough's Life Stories (b00lt16w)
Series 1

Salamander

Sir David's first pet was a fire salamander, given to him by his father on his 8th birthday.

He also gave his own son a salamander on his 8th birthday, the legacy of which is very much alive and kicking today.

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.


MON 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
Peerless

A man's friendship with a penguin helps him come to terms with a friend's death many years before. Read by Oliver Ford Davies.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01g4f30)
Lee Mack, Jenny Agutter, Laura Gibson, Arthur Smith, Dominic Sandbrook and Nigel Wray

Clive stays in with stand up comedian and actor Lee Mack, as his gag packed, multi-award winning sitcom Not Going Out returns to BBC One. He rejoins regular cast members Tim Vine, Sally Breton and Katy Wix for more scrapes and sticky situations every Friday night.

She may be best known for her role in the The Railway Children but Jenny Agutter has starred in Logan's Run, Equus and An American Werewolf in London. Now she's joined forces with Bob Hoskins in her latest film, Outside Bet which is on general release now.

The seventies are the decade that shaped Britain today - so says Dominic Sandbrook, historian and presenter of BBC Two series The 70's. His series re-examines the decade as one of a housing boom, rising consumerism and conflict in the Middle East. His book Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain 1974-1979 accompanies the series.

Arthur Smith gets his kit on to talk to Nigel Wray, Chairman of Saracens Rugby Football Club and owner of possibly the largest sporting memorabilia collection in the world. Arthur gets to fondle WC Grace's last bat and (not that he needs it), uses the starter's megaphone from the 1908 Olympics. Nigel's collection has been brought together in a book 'A Sporting History' by David Norrie with all proceeds going to the Saracens Sport Foundation.

Last time Laura Gibson appeared on Loose Ends, she serenaded Andy Williams. This time Laura Gibson is back to perform the title track from her album 'La Grande' and her current single The Fire.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00vfjff)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter (b007jm84)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5hq1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mtr87)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


MON 14:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (b00mdyl5)
Episode 6

1945 and war is over. Set on showbiz careers in New York, Anne, Jennifer and Neely move in together

Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best seller. Three beautiful young women become best friends as they carve out careers in the entertainment industry.

Stars Madeleine Potter, Barbara Barnes, Julia Ford, Susan Jameson, Jamie Glover and Harry Myers.

Dramatised in fifteen parts by Yvonne Antrobus.

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


MON 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jstm)
Queen Caroline and the Emergence Of W. Pitt

Looking at Caroline, the queen, and her link to Walpole. Anna Massey narrates the history of the British Isles.


MON 14:30 Walter Lord - A Night to Remember (b007jr5s)
Episode 6

With all of the Titanic's lifeboats gone, painful decisions remain for those left on the sinking ship. Read by Martin Jarvis.


MON 14:45 The Invention of Childhood (b00s7r4q)
The Grave and the Cradle

Children's writer, Michael Morpurgo explores a thousand years of British childhood, beginning with the arrival of Christianity and the Norman Conquest.

Readers: Timothy West, Adam Godley and Anna Maxwell Martin.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


MON 15:00 The Chronicles of Narnia (b01g7x60)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 15:50 David Attenborough's Life Stories (b00lt16w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g7xq1)
Mel Giedroyc pulls on her wellies for a spot of egg collecting, pony-trekking and tractor riding.


MON 17:00 Anything Legal (b00828m9)
Episode 2

City commuters Charles and George finally admit they’ve both lost their jobs and take action...

Starring Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles.

‘A Tale of Two City Gents’ by Wally K Daly.

Charles …. Donald Hewlett
George …. Michael Knowles
Mr Rollings …. Jon Glover
The Ticket Collector …. Renu Setna
Black Market Job Salesman …. Ron Pember
The Waitress …. Sonia Fraser

Theme music by Jim Parker.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.


MON 17:30 The Arts and How They Was Done (b00776jn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g7xq3)
The Secret of the Growing Gold

Fair hair becomes an unusual tool of marital revenge. A tale from the mind behind 'Dracula', read by Dyfed Thomas.

Bram Stoker's tales abridged in 5 episodes by Donald Bancroft

Producer: David Benedictus

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.


MON 18:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009l6sv)
Into the Wolf's Lair

It's 1945, and the Allies are certain to win the war. Then an unidentified aircraft appears sparking a a dangerous mission...

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

Stars Rory Kinnear as Jurgen Rall, Tim McMullan as Major Barton, Ben Crowe as Lieutenant Dundas, Joannah Tincey as Kate Richey and Peter Marinker as Brigadier Erskine.

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


MON 18:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vytx7)
Episode 6

What will Rick Deckard do with his bounty money from retiring some rogue androids? Kerry Shale reads Philip K Dick's classic.


MON 19:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00vfjff)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter (b007jm84)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5hq1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mtr87)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


MON 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01g4f30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b01fhrjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Clare in the Community (b008tp1z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01g7xq5)
An extended version of the News Quiz for Radio 4 Extra, featuring jokes that you won't have heard already, some clips from the archives and exclusive behind-the-scenes material.


MON 23:45 Elastic Planet (b007js6h)
The Train

The Ministry of Furniture and methodist pirates.

Oliver Postgate narrates a stream of bizarre coincidences in Ben Moor’s cosmic comedy of connections.

With Miriam Margolyes, Dan Strauss, Michael Troughton and Neil Mullarkey.

And Sir Patrick Moore, Sir Robert Stephens and Richard Baker.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995



TUESDAY 17 APRIL 2012

TUE 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g7xq3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009l6sv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Monday]


TUE 00:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vytx7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5hq1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mtr87)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Clare in the Community (b008tp1z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k31j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 The Chronicles of Narnia (b01g7x60)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 03:50 David Attenborough's Life Stories (b00lt16w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:50 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01g4f30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Anything Legal (b00828m9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 The Arts and How They Was Done (b00776jn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjp)
The Perils of the Sea

Rumpole recalls the case of murder. How did Barney Bateman die?

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpoleand Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole.

With Norman Shelley as the Judge and Michael Spice as Guthrie Featherstone.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


TUE 06:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5lbp)
Episode 7

DS Dalziel and his murder suspect are both due on stage in the local Mysteries. Reginald Hill's story read by Philip Jackson.


TUE 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mv1sj)
Episode 7

Dawkins' servant's splendid turban - that's the problem. The detective is on track again. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


TUE 07:00 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b00j8djx)
Series 3

Astonishing Archie

Series of three comic plays starring Stanley Baxter.

When two brothers get together to plan the funeral of an old friend, the choice of music is a bone of contention - will it be Sinatra or Presley? A generation and a whole philosophy of popular music separate the brothers, and the choice they finally make is a heartwarming musical compromise. By Bill Paterson.

Ronnie Purgavey ...... Stanley Baxter
Alan Purgavey ...... Bill Paterson
Rev Margot Turnbull ...... Maureen Beattie

Directed by Marilyn Imrie.


TUE 07:30 Ed Reardon's Week (b01fhys6)
Series 8

Original British Drama

Ed reardon leads us through the ups and down of his week, complete with his trusty companion, Elgar, and his never-ending capacity for scrimping and scraping at whatever scraps his agent, Ping, can offer him to keep body, mind and cat together.

This week, following one of his numerous, pithy, letters of complaint to the BBC, Ed finds himself doing some research for his son, Jake, the only family member left representing the name of Reardon working in the media. The unexpected consequence of this is that Ed finds himself working in harmony with the 12 year- olds both on screen and in the coffee stations and tea points of power, to produce a piece of genuinely water-cooler factutainment.

Written by Andrew Nickolds and Christopher Douglas.
Produced by Dawn Ellis.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jws9)
Series 7

What's My Line?

Can anyone guess the unusual professions in a special edition of the 1950s BBC TV quiz?

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: Pat Dixon

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in December 1956.


TUE 08:30 Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead (b00gffj3)
From 15/03/1971

A rival to the Bard of Avon, the challenge of buying an antique teaspoon and a sleepless night.

A sequential entertainment for radio starring Ronnie Barker.

With Terence Brady and Pauline Yates.

Pianist: Gordon Langford.
Guitarist: Dick Abell.

Written by:
Terence Brady
Donald Churchill
David Climie
John Graham
Charles Mackay
Spike Milligan
Peter Spence
Roger Till
Gerald Wiley (Ronnie's Barker's pseudonym)
Gordon Langford.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1971.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01g7xq5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Elastic Planet (b007js6h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2d8p)
Patrick Taylor

Anglo-Indian Patrick pursues the daughter of a train driver. John Masters' family dramatisation with Gary Bond.


TUE 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
Loves Me, Loves Me Not

Sixty years ago, Frank's romantic hopes were dashed on a New York quayside. Will he now confront the past? Read by Dermot Crowley.


TUE 11:15 Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed (b007k1hn)
A traveller passing through a remote village finds himself at the centre of a desperate request. A deserted mother implores him to cure her only son.

A beautiful touching story by Nick Warburton based on a Buddhist fable.

Stars Jim Norton as the Traveller, Emma Fielding as Katherine and Stephen Hogan as Robert.

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jws9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead (b00gffj3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5lbp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mv1sj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


TUE 14:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (b00mdyzz)
Episode 7

Jennifer is keen to marry Tony, and Lyon visits Anne's family home in Lawrenceville. Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.


TUE 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsv7)
A Bottled Ear, Grog and Rule Britannia

Jenkins' Ear sends Britain to war, Admiral Vernon waters down the rum and Britannia tries to rule the waves. With Anna Massey.


TUE 14:30 Walter Lord - A Night to Remember (b007jr68)
Episode 7

Crew members of the Titanic organise themselves into a rescue party to find floating survivors. Read by Martin Jarvis.


TUE 14:45 The Invention of Childhood (b00s7w3z)
The Skill of the Goldsmith

Michael Morpurgo wonders if medieval people recognised a phase of 'childhood', using clues from Britain's first childcare guru.


TUE 15:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2d8p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g84q9)
Mel Giedroyc hears from a painter who gets creative with cattle, and gets tips from the businessman who created a jam-making empire in his parent's kitchen.


TUE 17:00 Up the Garden Path (b007w43j)
Series 1

New Year, Old Problems

It’s the beginning of a new school term and Izzy is dreading it...

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy ...... Imelda Staunton
Maria ...... Marty Cruickshank
Michael ...... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick ...... Mike Grady
Gwyn ...... Sion Probert

Class 4C:
Cheryl Miller
Sarah Doyle
Mark Monero
Sam Smart

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.


TUE 17:30 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b00j8djx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8766)
The Coming of Abel Behenna

Two rivals in love make a pact. Will it end in betrayal? Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


TUE 18:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009lw5f)
The Eagle's Nest

Major Barton and his team head deep behind German lines to track down a terrifying new weapon...

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

Stars Rory Kinnear as Jurgen Rall, Tim McMullan as Major Barton, Ben Crowe as Lieutenant Dundas, Joannah Tincey as Kate Richey, Sam Pamphilon as Teazle and Rachel Atkins as Trudi Schenk.

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

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


TUE 18:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vyxjn)
Episode 7

Rick Deckard gets drawn into a relationship with the beautiful android Rachel Rosen. Kerry Shale reads Philip K Dick's classic.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jws9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead (b00gffj3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5lbp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mv1sj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


TUE 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed (b007k1hn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b01fhys6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Children's Hour with Armstrong and Miller (b00911f4)
Episode 3

In an optimistic attempt at cultural review, Craig Children and Martin Bain-Jones throw a Come As You Aren't party.

Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong star as the pompous critics.

With:

Charlie Condou
Melissa Lloyd
Tony Gardner

Written by Ben Miller, Alexander Armstrong, David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

Producer: Jon Rolph

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


TUE 23:00 Flight of the Conchords (b007k17r)
Neil Finn Saves the Day!

After the kiwi band splits, Jemaine holds auditions in the toilets

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

Rob Brydon narrates the musical odyssey.

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

With:

Rhys Darby
Neil Finn
Justin Edwards
Jarred Christmas
Rosie Carnahan

Additional Material by Joel Morris.

Musicians: David Catlin-Birch and Mark Allis.

Producer: Will Saunders

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 2005.


TUE 23:30 The House of the Spirit Levels (b007rhx1)
The End - At Last

Disgraced member of the Hardstaff family, Tony jets to Venezuela, where he discovers the pleasures of tequila.

But can he escape the clutches of his family once and for all?

Nick Revell's epic comedy saga concludes.

Tony ...... Nick Revell
Jane ...... Alison Steadman
Emily ...... Claire Skinner
Obadiah ...... David Swift
Alice ...... Maggie Steed
Mrs Womersley ...... Joanna Brooks
Joanna ...... Natalie Walter
Jeff ...... Peter Gunn
Dave ...... Peter Seranfinowcz
Shrink ...... Chris Pavlo
The Narrator ...... Alistair McGowan

Music composed by Paul Mottram.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1997.



WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL 2012

WED 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8766)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009lw5f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Tuesday]


WED 00:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vyxjn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsjp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j5lbp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mv1sj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01g7xq5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 Elastic Planet (b007js6h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2d8p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed (b007k1hn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Up the Garden Path (b007w43j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b00j8djx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsk0)
The Age of Retirement

Rumpole reconsiders his future - as does a hardened thief.

"The Splendours And Miseries Of An Old Bailey Hack". Starring Maurice Denham as ageing London barrister-at-law Horace Rumpole and Margot Boyd as Hilda Rumpole

With Robert Harris as Mr Justice Vosper and Brian Carroll as Erskine-Brown.

Originally a TV series created by writer and barrister John Mortimer, Rumpole hit the BBC radio airwaves in 1980. Case-by-case, Rumpole recalls his work at the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


WED 06:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j622d)
Episode 8

Andrew Dalziel learns of a tragic accident on chief suspect Philip Swain's farm. Reginald Hill's story read by Philip Jackson.


WED 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvd3w)
Episode 8

It's time for the Bombay detective to test the theory that he's been building for days. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


WED 07:00 The Leopard in Autumn (b00bs464)
Series 1

The Caramba Campaign

Ludovico - the henpecked Prince of Monte Guano - hears two neighbouring states are set to go to war. His wife Plethora badgers him into leading his ragbag of conscripts in search of booty, accompanied by his sons and mistress Rosalie...

Neal Anthony's comedy drama set in Renaissance Italy.

Stars David Swift as Ludovico, Sian Phillips as Plethora, Graham Crowden as Francesco, Paul Bigley as Alessandro, Saskia Wickham as Rosalie, Nick Romero as Salvatori, Christopher Kelham as Guido and Kim Wall as Brother Michael.

Producer: Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2001.


WED 07:30 Beauty of Britain (b00n4zgv)
Series 1

The Lord Lieutenant's Lady

Beauty is caught between a warring couple, which is a good distraction from her disastrous crush on worship leader Wayne.

Comedy by Christopher Douglas and Nicola Sanderson.

Beauty Olonga works as a carer for the Featherdown Agency and sees herself as an inspiration to other African girls hoping to achieve their goals in the land of semi-skimmed milk.

See Britain through her eyes - its overheated houses, its disappointing church services and its over-fondness for cauliflower cheese.

Beauty ...... Jocelyn Jee Esien
Nancy Snow ...... Rosemary Leach
Miss Macleod ...... Anne Reid
Worship Leader Wayne ...... Javone Prince
Sally ...... Felicity Montagu
Karen ...... Nicola Sanderson
Mrs Gupte ...... Indira Joshi
Anil ...... Paul Sharma
Mrs Daly/Choir Member ...... Nicola Sanderson

Music by The West End Gospel Choir.

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2009.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007rgpj)
Series 4

The 13th of the Series

The lad gets triskaidekaphobic over the recording an episode of his show numbered between 12 and 14.

Starring Tony Hancock, 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 January 1957.


WED 08:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007wwg9)
Series 1

The Dog

Gerald is alarmed to discover a large four-legged friend sitting in his car.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer written by Basil Boothroyd.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife and more successful writer, Diana.

With Margaret Robertson, James Thomason and Peter Craze.

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter ran from 1976 to 1981.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1976.


WED 09:00 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b008043w)
Series 2

Episode 5

The news that their best friends are expecting a second baby sparks an unexpected reaction in Lucy.

In desperation, Daniel turns to his mother-in-law for help...

Starring David Tennant and Elizabeth Carling.

David Spicer's comedy drama about modern life and parenthood, as seen through the eyes of two 30-something non-parents.

Daniel .... David Tennant
Lucy .... Liz Carling
Katie .... Samantha Spiro
Andy .... Tony Gardner
Mary .... Sally Grace
Frank .... Bill Fellows

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.


WED 09:30 Counterpoint (b00d7q3d)
2005

2005 - Heat 1

Ned Sherrin chairs the music quiz with Nicholas Brann of London, Brian Clements from Chelmsford and Jill Halifax of London.


WED 10:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2fl3)
Victoria Jones

Anglo-Indian Victoria seeks her true identity amid Britain's turbulent withdrawal. Stars Gary Bond and Shireen Shah.


WED 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
The Ebony Hand

Bewildered by the changes in her life, an aunt finds solace in an unexpected place. Read by Penelope Wilton.


WED 11:15 Nick Warburton - Purvis (b007k1jy)
A kindly vicar appoints a lonely widower as church safety officer but he proves to be rather accident prone. Stars Peter Sallis. From November 2000.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007rgpj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007wwg9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j622d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvd3w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


WED 14:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (b00mf04n)
Episode 8

New bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star. Stars Madeleine Potter, Harry Myers and Susan Jameson.


WED 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsvh)
Patronage and the Fall of Robert Walpole

Walpole resigns, patronage comes under the microscope and the King fears his nephew across the sea. Narrated by Anna Massey.


WED 14:30 Walter Lord - A Night to Remember (b007jr77)
Episode 8

With survivors left struggling in the water, fights break out in the Titanic's part-filled lifeboats. Read by Martin Jarvis.


WED 14:45 The Invention of Childhood (b00s8j07)
New Shoes with Red Thongs

What did medieval children get up to when left unattended? Michael Morpurgo unearths some vivid descriptions.


WED 15:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2fl3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g8frn)
Mel Giedroyc is all singing and dancing, as choirmaster Gareth Malone shares his favourite songs, and a blind man takes his first tentative steps in ballroom dance.


WED 17:00 PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves (b007jxf5)
Jeeves Exerts the Old Cerebellum

What with young Bingo Little in love for the umpteenth time, Aunt Agatha and her plans to marry Bertie off to the formidable Honoria Glossop, and the troublesome twins, Claude and Eustace - there's just no peace for poor Bertie.

Only one man can save the day - the inimitable Jeeves.

PG Wodehouse's romp starring Michael Hordern and Richard Briers.

Jeeves …. Michael Hordern
Bertie Wooster …. Richard Briers
Mortimer Little …. Ronald Fraser
Bingo Little …. Jonathan Cecil
Mabel …. Ann Davies

Adapted by Chris Miller.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1973.


WED 17:30 The Leopard in Autumn (b00bs464)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g97vd)
The Dream in the Dead House

An Englishman in Munich receives a most unexpected rescue. Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


WED 18:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009m2ff)
The Tomorrow World

Major Barton and his team have located the Germans' secret weapon. But what exactly is it?

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

Stars Rory Kinnear as Jurgen Rall, Tim McMullan as Major Barton, Ben Crowe as Lieutenant Dundas, Joannah Tincey as Kate Richey and Rachel Atkins as Trudi Schenk.

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


WED 18:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vz4cr)
Episode 8

Can Deckard confront and destroy the remaining three highly dangerous rogue androids? Kerry Shale reads Philip K Dick's 1968 classic.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007rgpj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007wwg9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j622d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvd3w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


WED 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Nick Warburton - Purvis (b007k1jy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Beauty of Britain (b00n4zgv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Self-Storage (b01g97vg)
Series 1

Break-Up

No woman, no job. Dave has no choice but to stow everything.

Following the breakup of his marriage, Dave moves all his possessions into The Storage Garden, meeting security guard Ron and mysterious 'neighbour' Geoff.

Stars Reece Shearsmith and Mark Heap.

Sitcom written by Tom Collinson and Barnaby Power.

Dave ...... Reece Shearsmith.
Geoff ...... Mark Heap.
Ron ...... Tom Goodman-Hill.
Judy ...... Rosie Cavaliero.
Sarah ...... Susan Earl.
Boss ...... Phil Nichol.

Producer: Ed Morrish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2007.


WED 22:45 Guy Browning's Small Talk (b0076d5r)
Series 1

How to Poach an Egg

"Eggs are no different from most people. Drop them into hot water and they go to pieces".

Some surreal food for thought.

Written by and starring Guy Browning.

Producer: Jonquil Panting

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.


WED 23:00 The Reduced Shakespeare Radio Show (b007jm8k)
Hamlet

William Shakespeare's brother a jazz musician? The play's the thing, as the boys try and tackle the famous Dane. From May 1994.


WED 23:30 If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich? (b00ny84w)
Series 1

The Price of Success

Underachiever Giles woos ex-girlfriend Julia when he flat-sits in Knightsbridge. Stars Richard E Grant. From January 1995.



THURSDAY 19 APRIL 2012

THU 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g97vd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009m2ff)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Wednesday]


THU 00:45 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vz4cr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 John Mortimer - Rumpole (b007jsk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j622d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvd3w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b008043w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Counterpoint (b00d7q3d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2fl3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Nick Warburton - Purvis (b007k1jy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves (b007jxf5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Leopard in Autumn (b00bs464)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Dick Francis (b007m9f7)
Proof

1. Tragedy

The champagne is flowing at a party thrown by racehorse trainer Jack Haythorne, when tragedy strikes.

But is it just an accident..?

Nigel Havers stars as Tony Beach.

Dick Francis's thriller dramatised in eight parts by Ernest Dudley.

Tony Beach …. Nigel Havers
Jack …. Alan Dudley
Gerard …. George Parsons
Flora …. Jennifer Piercey
Col. Fulham …. Tim Reynolds
Mrs Fulham …. Pauline Letts
Jimmy …. Andrew Branch
Sgt. Ridger …. Stephen Hattersley
Chief Sup. Wilson …. Manning Wilson
and Stuart Organ

Director: Matthew Walters

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1987.


THU 06:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j6bh4)
Episode 9

After his tragic accident, Andrew Dalziel hears Arnie Stringer's final words. Reginald Hill's story read by Philip Jackson.


THU 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvqs4)
Episode 9

Now that the detective has the khansamah at his mercy, what will the servant reveal? Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


THU 07:00 Life in London (b0121lz3)
An End to Life in London

With Bob "on the Fleet" for debts, Tom betrayed by Kate, and Jerry so fatigued that rustication is recommended, is this an end to the trio's adventures?

Some years on, an older, more reflective Egan ruminates on the heyday of Life in London.

Starring Greg Wise and Mark Gatiss.

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

Pierce Egan ... Geoffrey McGivern
Theodore Holt ... Giles Taylor
Corinthian Tom ... Greg Wise
George Sala ... Ben Graves
Jerry Hawthorn Mark Gatiss
Fanny Margaret ... Cabourn Smith
Bob Logic ... James Bachman
Corinthian Kate ... Amanda Abbington

Original music by Ben Walker

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.


THU 07:30 Shedtown (b011pkqz)
Series 1

Foundations

Written by Kevin Eldon. Colin (Johnny Vegas) is all at sea as the foundations of Jimmy's dream take shape on the beach. Wes and Father Michael witness the profits of some not-so-spiritual meat.

Cast:
Barry ......Tony Pitts
Jimmy & Johnny ...... Kevin Eldon
Colin ..... Johnny Vegas
Diane ..... Suranne Jones
Dave ..... Shaun Dooley
Eleanor ..... Ronni Ancona
Maureen ..... Emma Fryer
William ..... Adrian Manfredi
Carly ..... Jessica Knappett
Father Michael ..... James Quinn
Wes ...... Warren Brown

Narrator ..... Maxine Peake
Music ..... Paul Heaton

Created by Tony Pitts. Directed by Jim Poyser

Producer: Sally Harrison
A Woolyback Production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 08:00 The Al Read Show (b0090v01)
From 6/2/1966

The legendary Northern comic pokes fun at fireman and hospitals.

Monologues and sketches presenting "life with the lid off".

With Susan Maughan, The Countrymen, and Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra.

Devised by Al Read and scripted by Ronnie Taylor.

Producer: Bill Worsley

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1966.


THU 08:30 Dad's Army (b007jpgq)
Series 2

The Day the Balloon Went Up

Captain Mainwaring gets carried away with the platoon's war effort.

Adapted for radio from Jimmy Perry and David Croft's BBC 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
Warden Hodges …. Bill Pertwee
Vicar …. Frank Williams
The Verger …. Edward Sinclair
Squadron Leader …. Michael Knowles
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1975.


THU 09:00 An Actor's Life for Me (b008j0ln)
Series 2

Puppets

Robert discovers the pitfalls of working with hypnotists and ventriloquists.

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson ..... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw ..... Gary Waldhorn
Sue ..... Caroline Quentin

With:
John Baddeley
David Gooderson
Jonathan Kydd
Jane Whittenshaw:

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1990.


THU 09:30 The Museum of Curiosity (b00sfwmp)
Series 3

Episode 3

John Lloyd invites guests Kevin Eldon, John Ronson and Richard Wiseman to add to the imaginary collection. From May 2010.


THU 10:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2nk5)
Sirdani Amrita Kasel

Victoria Jones becomes drawn to the Indian way of life, and Ranjit in particular. John Masters dramatisation with Gary Bond.


THU 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
Moth

A strange transformation brings attention and tragedy to a trailer park mother. Read by Debora Weston.


THU 11:15 Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt (b00h3mdq)
A missing recording of Macbeth creates a tie between three people in war-torn West Africa. Powerful drama starring Amanda Root.


THU 12:00 The Al Read Show (b0090v01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Dad's Army (b007jpgq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Dick Francis (b007m9f7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j6bh4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvqs4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


THU 14:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (b00mf36d)
Episode 9

Jennifer is invited to star in French films and Anne gets work in the new medium - television. Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.


THU 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsvs)
War, Pragmatism and the Final Charge of an English Monarch

The war of the Austrian succession, the pragmatic army and a king goes into battle. Narrated by Anna Massey.


THU 14:30 Walter Lord - A Night to Remember (b007jr7q)
Episode 9

As dawn breaks, the Carpathia sets out on a rescue mission for the passengers and crew of the Titanic. Read by Martin Jarvis.


THU 14:45 The Invention of Childhood (b00s8lg8)
Mischief and Misrule

Were medieval children permitted to play? Michael Morpurgo learns about early football and festivals of misrule.


THU 15:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2nk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g99j1)
Mel Giedroyc hears the talents of the UK's only professional whistler, and learns the history of messages in bottles.


THU 17:00 The World As We Know It (b00fks6k)
Babytalk

Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail are the last four people left on Earth along with the mysterious stranger in their cellar.

Thoughts turn to the problem of furthering the species. Patrick sets up a test with a baby doll, to decide who would make the best parent.

Sitcom by Luke Sorba.

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

Producer: Elizabeth Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.


THU 17:30 Life in London (b0121lz3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8bxg)
A Dream of Red Hands

Jacob Settle hides a dark past. What does his dream mean? Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


THU 18:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009m464)
This Island Earth

Things can't get much worse for Major Barton and his team in their wartime efforts. Or can they?

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

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

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

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


THU 18:45 Mark Twain Stories (b007jqdh)
A Ghost Story

The tale of a man who checks into a deserted hotel and encounters a wailing apparition. Read by 'Frasier' star Kelsey Grammer.


THU 19:00 The Al Read Show (b0090v01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Dad's Army (b007jpgq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Dick Francis (b007m9f7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j6bh4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvqs4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


THU 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt (b00h3mdq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Shedtown (b011pkqz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Bleak Expectations (b00d0yhx)
Series 2

A Recovery All Made Miserable

The thrilling Victorian comic epic sees young Pip nursed to health by the Reverend Fecund and his daughter Ripely, but why must her face remain hidden? Witness the horrors the rural poor in the stricken parish of Poverty Saint Mary.

But will Pip choose to fight against the injustice of it all in Parliament, where the walls are soaked in brandy, and so are the MPs, or will he follow his heart, just as soon as he can work out what it is saying to him. Meanwhile Harry has developed the steam powered Pippa detector. But will it work?

Mark Evans's epic comedy in the style of Charles Dickens.

Volume Two, Chapter the Third: A Recovery All Made Miserable

Sir Philip...........................Richard Johnson
Mr Benevolent/Sourquil............Anthony Head
Young Pip..................................Tom Allen
Reverend Godly Fecund..........David Mitchell
Sternbeater...................Geoffrey Whitehead
Harry Biscuit......................James Bachman
Ripely Fecund......................Sarah Hadland
Pippa........................................Susy Kane
Sundry MPs..............................Mark Evans

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2008.


THU 23:00 The In Crowd (b00sbrl6)
Series 3

Episode 1

Robin Ince, Helen Moon, Smug Roberts and Kate Ward are the strange personalities who make up the In Crowd.

Meet the travel agent who won't let anyone go further than Lowestoft and the army officer who can't wait to offer himself up as the first to be eaten in a crisis.

Plus the cultural hooligans who smash up beautiful things, and Wendy Clapper who thinks a trip to see the Northern Lights means a weekend in Blackpool.

Sketch show from Manchester's Comedy Store.

Producer: Graham Frost

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.


THU 23:30 Hut 33 (b00wbkxg)
Series 2

Where Boffins Dare

The codebreakers are threatened with being sent to Burma after making yet another mistake with a message.

In an attempt to redeem themselves before their superiors, they set out to capture a German spy.

James Cary's sitcom set at Bletchley Park - the top-secret home of the Second World War codebreakers.

Charles …. Robert Bathurst
Archie …. Tom Goodman-Hill
Minka …. Olivia Colman
Mrs Best …. Lill Roughley
Gordon …. Fergus Craig
Joshua … Alex McQueen

With Ben Willbond.

Producer: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2008.



FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2012

FRI 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8bxg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009m464)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Thursday]


FRI 00:45 Mark Twain Stories (b007jqdh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Dick Francis (b007m9f7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j6bh4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mvqs4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 An Actor's Life for Me (b008j0ln)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Museum of Curiosity (b00sfwmp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2nk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt (b00h3mdq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 The World As We Know It (b00fks6k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Life in London (b0121lz3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Dick Francis (b007mb1q)
Proof

2. Aftermath

In the tragedy's aftermath, Tony Beach goes wine and whisky tasting in the cause of criminal investigation.

Nigel Havers stars as Tony Beach.

Dick Francis's thriller dramatised by Ernest Dudley

Tony Beach …. Nigel Havers
Gerard …. George Parsons
Mrs Palissey …. Sheila Grant
Sgt. Ridger …. Stephen Hattersley
Flora …. Jennifer Piercey
Zarac …. Richard Durden
Paul Young …. Stuart Organ
Tavel …. Brian Hewlett
Chief Sup. Wilson …. Manning Wilson

Director: Matthew Walters

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1987.


FRI 06:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j7p9h)
Episode 10

The detective duo fight to nail who murdered Gail Swain, and the other victims. Reginald Hill's story read by Philip Jackson.


FRI 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mw69f)
Episode 10

What was the gunshot heard by the detective as the khansamah was being driven to jail? Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


FRI 07:00 Ring Around the Bath (b01g8d6p)
Series 3

Willing It Away

Stella's luck goes from bad to worse. Not only has daughter Alison moved back in, but granny's come to stay indefinitely!

Where will everyone sleep?

Series 3 of Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson's sitcom about topsy-turvy family life.

Stars Duncan Preston as Patrick, Pippa Haywood as Stella, Claudie Blakley as Alison, Bruce MacKinnon as Rick, Catherine Shepherd as Xanthe, Daniela Denby-Ashe as Egg and Rita Davies as Mother.

Director: Elizabeth Freestone

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2006.


FRI 07:30 In and Out of the Kitchen (b017551m)
Series 1

July 15th to 19th

Damien and his partner, Anthony, setting off for the warm embrace of the Italian countryside so that Damien can do some writing for a new book, and their builder Mr Mullaney can have space to properly fit the granite worktops that Damien's been dreaming of "from what seems like the beginning of the Jurassic era".

But there's trouble in paradise when Damien receives a call to tell him their Umbrian villa has collapsed and they will have to go somewhere else. Luckily, Damien's agent, Ian, is quick to the rescue...

More entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench - "no matter how grizzly" as he puts it "or, indeed, how gristly".

Written by and starring Miles Jupp.

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for:

- a perfect pasta puttanesca
- comforting Cornish Pasties
and
- something for the more experimental, "pilchards al limone".

Damien Trench ...... Miles Jupp
Anthony ...... Justin Edwards
Mr Mullaney ...... Brendan Dempsey
Ian Frobisher ...... Philip Fox
BA Lady/Helpful Student ...... Alex Tregear

Producer: Sam Michell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b01g8dd4)
Series 5

HMS Troutbridge Gets a Rocket

Paranoia sets in when the crew of HMS Troutbridge are charged with a top secret mission.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Ronnie Barker as Captain Bell, Richard Caldicote as Captain Povey and Tenniel Evans as Taffy Goldstein.

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1963.


FRI 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jp6x)
Series 6

Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard

Sceptical Harold slams Albert's claims about speaking to the dead...

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With Patricia Routledge, Gwen Nelson and Edward Kelsey.

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.

Written for TV and adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Produced by Bobby Jaye
First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1976.


FRI 09:00 North East of Eden (b01g97mq)
Voyage of the Bobby Vee

Marcia joins in with local activities on the remote island, but Mrs Peevis isn't happy with the new addition to her lifeboat team.

Rebecca Front and Joan Sims stars in Peter Kerry's sitcom about a GP living on Paradise Island off the coast of Northumbria.

Doctor Marcia Hulme …. Rebecca Front
Auntie Annie …. Joan Sims
Mrs Peevis …. Jean Southern
Hjorst …. Niall Ashdown
Joseph …. James Garbutt
William …. Sammy Johnson
Ralph Gates …. Stephen Thirkeld
William ...... Sammy Johnson

Producer: Kathy Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1997.


FRI 09:30 Puzzle Panel (b00y26mr)
Episode 5

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Paul Lamford, Professor Angela Newing and Robert Eastaway. From July 1998.


FRI 10:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2qmb)
Ranjit Singh Kasel

Unrest grows in Bhowani as Victoria Jones comes under suspicion from the police. John Masters dramatisation with Gary Bond, Shireen Shah and Sean Barrett.


FRI 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cr1lq)
How It Stacks Up

A poignant portrait of John McCreedy's 46th birthday celebration. Read by Dermot Crowley.


FRI 11:15 Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut (b007k1f8)
When Jimmy asks Clara to teach him to read, an unlikely friendship develops, forged through fear. Stars Jim Sturgess.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b01g8dd4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jp6x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Dick Francis (b007mb1q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j7p9h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mw69f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


FRI 14:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (b00mfhv8)
Episode 10

Neely has won an Academy Award, but her second marriage is already on the rocks. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.


FRI 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jsw3)
Bonnie Prince Charlie, Culloden and God Save the King

As war continues in Europe, there's a threat to the Crown from nearer home as the Young Pretender marches south. Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain.


FRI 14:30 Walter Lord - A Night to Remember (b007jr83)
Episode 10

As the news of the Titanic's sinking reaches New York, a list of survivors is hastily drawn up. Read by Martin Jarvis.


FRI 14:45 The Invention of Childhood (b00s9f4y)
A Thousand Histories and Fables

Michael Morpurgo learns about the impact of printing, and how it raised fears among adults that it was corrupting children.


FRI 15:00 Masters' India - Bhowani Junction (b00k2qmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01g9848)
Mel Giedroyc finds out how to bake a lemon cake, hears from a songwriter who loves rollercoasters, and learns the history of archery. Plus Lady Gaga, and a trip to a famous forest.


FRI 17:00 Brothers in Law (b007js5z)
Series 2

A Jewel of a Husband

There is double trouble for barrister Roger Thursby in a case of bigamy.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Jean Anderson as Mrs Thursby, Barbara Windsor as Mrs Grant, Frank Thornton as the Judge, John Bluthal as Mr Grant and Peter Tuddenham as Alec.

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 September 1971.


FRI 17:30 Ring Around the Bath (b01g8d6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g9873)
The Squaw

An arrogant American earns himself a truly horrific retribution. The final tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


FRI 18:15 Simon Bovey - Slipstream (b009mbjn)
Fight for the Future

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

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

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

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

Producer: Marc Beeby

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2008.


FRI 18:45 Mark Twain Stories (b007jq6p)
Cannibalism in the Cars

A train gets marooned in snow and the stranded passengers are starving. Served up by 'Frasier' star Kelsey Grammer.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b01g8dd4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jp6x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Dick Francis (b007mb1q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence (b00j7p9h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mw69f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


FRI 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cr1lq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut (b007k1f8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 In and Out of the Kitchen (b017551m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Old Harry's Game (b007jmbz)
Series 3

The Reasonably Fantastic Journey

Satan and the Professor find a huge empty space in Hell - when they enter Scumspawn's brain.

Andy Hamilton’s devilishly funny sitcom set in Hell.

Satan …. Andy Hamilton
The Professor …. James Grout
Thomas …. Jimmy Mulville
Scumspawn …. Robert Duncan

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

Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999


FRI 23:00 Lenin of the Rovers (b007jpj6)
Series 1

Episode 1

Midfield football maestro Ricky Lenin's battle for Britain's first all-communist football team. Ricky introduces his radical thinking to Felchester Rovers.

Starring Alexei Sayle as Ricky Lenin, Keith Allen as Terry Trotsky, Andrew McClean as Stevie Stalin and Maurice Colbourne as Ray of the Rovers.

Legendary BBC football commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme is Frank Lee Brian.

Written by Marcus Berkmann.
Producer: Harry Thompson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1988.


FRI 23:30 Vent (b01g98f4)
Series 3

When Was the Last Time You Saw Your Godfather?

Ben is invited to be a godfather to an ex-girlfriend's baby, which doesn't impress Mary and there's a showdown on the stairlift.

Meanwhile, St Paul gives him some tips on responsibility and where to get the best olives.

Dark sitcom about a man in a coma, travelling through the distinctly odd landscape of his own unconscious mind.

Written by Nigel Smith.

Ben ...... Neil Pearson
Mary ...... Fiona Allen
Mum ...... Josie Lawrence
Blitz ...... Leslie Ash
Nurse ...... Jo Martin
Derek ...... Stephen Frost
Marley ...... Spencer Brown
Bea ...... Scarlett Milburn-Smith
Karl ...... Matthew Kelly
Sophie ...... Abigail Burdess
Priest ...... Richard Johnson

Director: Nigel Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2009.




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

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 23:00 SAT (b00th9yh)

An Actor's Life for Me 09:00 THU (b008j0ln)

An Actor's Life for Me 02:00 FRI (b008j0ln)

Anne Holm - I Am David 04:15 SAT (b007jvms)

Anything Legal 17:00 MON (b00828m9)

Anything Legal 05:00 TUE (b00828m9)

Beauty of Britain 07:30 WED (b00n4zgv)

Beauty of Britain 22:00 WED (b00n4zgv)

Beyond Our Ken 08:00 MON (b00vfjff)

Beyond Our Ken 12:00 MON (b00vfjff)

Beyond Our Ken 19:00 MON (b00vfjff)

Bleak Expectations 22:30 THU (b00d0yhx)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 MON (b01g7xq3)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 TUE (b01g7xq3)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 TUE (b01g8766)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 WED (b01g8766)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 WED (b01g97vd)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 THU (b01g97vd)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 THU (b01g8bxg)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 FRI (b01g8bxg)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 FRI (b01g9873)

Brothers in Law 05:00 SAT (b007js3q)

Brothers in Law 17:00 FRI (b007js5z)

Children's Hour with Armstrong and Miller 22:30 TUE (b00911f4)

Clare in the Community 07:30 SUN (b008pzyz)

Clare in the Community 22:00 SUN (b008pzyz)

Clare in the Community 09:00 MON (b008tp1z)

Clare in the Community 22:30 MON (b008tp1z)

Clare in the Community 02:00 TUE (b008tp1z)

Counterpoint 09:30 WED (b00d7q3d)

Counterpoint 02:30 THU (b00d7q3d)

Dad's Army 08:30 THU (b007jpgq)

Dad's Army 12:30 THU (b007jpgq)

Dad's Army 19:30 THU (b007jpgq)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 01:30 SAT (b00j272l)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 06:30 MON (b00j5hq1)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 13:30 MON (b00j5hq1)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 20:30 MON (b00j5hq1)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 01:30 TUE (b00j5hq1)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 06:30 TUE (b00j5lbp)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 13:30 TUE (b00j5lbp)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 20:30 TUE (b00j5lbp)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 01:30 WED (b00j5lbp)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 06:30 WED (b00j622d)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 13:30 WED (b00j622d)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 20:30 WED (b00j622d)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 01:30 THU (b00j622d)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 06:30 THU (b00j6bh4)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 13:30 THU (b00j6bh4)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 20:30 THU (b00j6bh4)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 01:30 FRI (b00j6bh4)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 06:30 FRI (b00j7p9h)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 13:30 FRI (b00j7p9h)

Dalziel and Pascoe - Bones and Silence 20:30 FRI (b00j7p9h)

Daunt and Dervish 13:15 SAT (b007jwtk)

Daunt and Dervish 03:15 SUN (b007jwtk)

David Attenborough's Life Stories 03:50 SAT (b00lq99f)

David Attenborough's Life Stories 10:50 MON (b00lt16w)

David Attenborough's Life Stories 15:50 MON (b00lt16w)

David Attenborough's Life Stories 03:50 TUE (b00lt16w)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 10:00 SUN (b0138xw1)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 21:00 SUN (b0138xw1)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 01:00 MON (b0138xw1)

Devil in a Blue Dress 23:45 SAT (b00zt7x0)

Dick Francis 06:00 THU (b007m9f7)

Dick Francis 13:00 THU (b007m9f7)

Dick Francis 20:00 THU (b007m9f7)

Dick Francis 01:00 FRI (b007m9f7)

Dick Francis 06:00 FRI (b007mb1q)

Dick Francis 13:00 FRI (b007mb1q)

Dick Francis 20:00 FRI (b007mb1q)

Double Income, No Kids Yet 09:00 WED (b008043w)

Double Income, No Kids Yet 02:00 THU (b008043w)

Ed Reardon's Week 07:30 TUE (b01fhys6)

Ed Reardon's Week 22:00 TUE (b01fhys6)

Elastic Planet 23:45 MON (b007js6h)

Elastic Planet 09:45 TUE (b007js6h)

Elastic Planet 02:45 WED (b007js6h)

Eoin Colfer - And Another Thing... 00:30 SAT (b0133m09)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 06:00 SAT (b01g69tb)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 16:00 SAT (b01g69tb)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 04:00 SUN (b01g69tb)

Exile 07:30 SAT (b00l3pv2)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 MON (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 MON (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 TUE (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 TUE (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 TUE (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 WED (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 WED (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 WED (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 THU (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 THU (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 THU (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 FRI (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 FRI (b00cr1lq)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 FRI (b00cr1lq)

Flight of the Conchords 23:00 TUE (b007k17r)

Frankie Howerd Show 08:00 SUN (b00n3ptz)

Frankie Howerd Show 15:00 SUN (b00n3ptz)

Frankie Howerd Show 20:00 SUN (b00n3ptz)

Frankie Howerd Show 03:00 MON (b00n3ptz)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b01g69td)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b01g69td)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b01g69td)

Gaston Leroux - The Mystery of the Yellow Room 14:00 SUN (b01gyl0j)

Gaston Leroux - The Mystery of the Yellow Room 04:00 MON (b01gyl0j)

Guy Browning's Small Talk 22:45 WED (b0076d5r)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 18:30 SUN (b015flq5)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 00:30 MON (b015flq5)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 SAT (b00mrhdk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 MON (b00mtr87)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 MON (b00mtr87)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 MON (b00mtr87)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 TUE (b00mtr87)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 TUE (b00mv1sj)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 TUE (b00mv1sj)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 TUE (b00mv1sj)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 WED (b00mv1sj)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 WED (b00mvd3w)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 WED (b00mvd3w)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 WED (b00mvd3w)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 THU (b00mvd3w)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 THU (b00mvqs4)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 THU (b00mvqs4)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 THU (b00mvqs4)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 FRI (b00mvqs4)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 FRI (b00mw69f)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 FRI (b00mw69f)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 FRI (b00mw69f)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007rgpj)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007rgpj)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007rgpj)

Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please 11:00 SUN (b01g6khg)

Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please 19:00 SUN (b01g6khg)

Humphrey Lyttelton - Play As I Please 02:00 MON (b01g6khg)

Hut 33 23:30 THU (b00wbkxg)

If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich? 23:30 WED (b00ny84w)

In and Out of the Kitchen 17:30 SAT (b016x4sv)

In and Out of the Kitchen 05:30 SUN (b016x4sv)

In and Out of the Kitchen 07:30 FRI (b017551m)

In and Out of the Kitchen 22:00 FRI (b017551m)

Irish Icons - The Titanic 07:15 SUN (b01g6ggv)

Irish Icons - The Titanic 13:15 SUN (b01g6ggv)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (Omnibus) 06:00 SUN (b00mdn40)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls (Omnibus) 12:00 SUN (b00mdn40)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls 14:00 MON (b00mdyl5)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls 14:00 TUE (b00mdyzz)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls 14:00 WED (b00mf04n)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls 14:00 THU (b00mf36d)

Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls 14:00 FRI (b00mfhv8)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 01:00 SAT (b007jshh)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 06:00 MON (b007jsjb)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 13:00 MON (b007jsjb)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 20:00 MON (b007jsjb)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 01:00 TUE (b007jsjb)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 06:00 TUE (b007jsjp)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 13:00 TUE (b007jsjp)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 20:00 TUE (b007jsjp)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 01:00 WED (b007jsjp)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 06:00 WED (b007jsk0)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 13:00 WED (b007jsk0)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 20:00 WED (b007jsk0)

John Mortimer - Rumpole 01:00 THU (b007jsk0)

Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter 08:30 MON (b007jm84)

Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter 12:30 MON (b007jm84)

Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter 19:30 MON (b007jm84)

King Cutler 23:00 SUN (b008s3cc)

LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables 09:00 SUN (b00rwxkj)

LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables 16:30 SUN (b00rwxkj)

LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables 05:00 MON (b00rwxkj)

Lenin of the Rovers 23:00 FRI (b007jpj6)

Let's Get Quizzical 09:00 SAT (b0106tcv)

Let's Get Quizzical 19:00 SAT (b0106tcv)

Life in London 07:00 THU (b0121lz3)

Life in London 17:30 THU (b0121lz3)

Life in London 05:30 FRI (b0121lz3)

Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead 08:30 TUE (b00gffj3)

Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead 12:30 TUE (b00gffj3)

Lines From My Grandfather's Forehead 19:30 TUE (b00gffj3)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01g4f30)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01g4f30)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01g4f30)

Mark Twain Stories 18:45 THU (b007jqdh)

Mark Twain Stories 00:45 FRI (b007jqdh)

Mark Twain Stories 18:45 FRI (b007jq6p)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 10:00 TUE (b00k2d8p)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 15:00 TUE (b00k2d8p)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 03:00 WED (b00k2d8p)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 10:00 WED (b00k2fl3)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 15:00 WED (b00k2fl3)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 03:00 THU (b00k2fl3)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 10:00 THU (b00k2nk5)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 15:00 THU (b00k2nk5)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 03:00 FRI (b00k2nk5)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 10:00 FRI (b00k2qmb)

Masters' India - Bhowani Junction 15:00 FRI (b00k2qmb)

Meet the Huggetts 08:30 SUN (b00ns2m9)

Meet the Huggetts 15:30 SUN (b00ns2m9)

Meet the Huggetts 20:30 SUN (b00ns2m9)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01g7nrr)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 13:30 SUN (b01g7nrp)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 03:30 MON (b01g7nrp)

Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt 11:15 THU (b00h3mdq)

Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt 21:15 THU (b00h3mdq)

Nick Warburton - A Soldier's Debt 04:15 FRI (b00h3mdq)

Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed 11:15 TUE (b007k1hn)

Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed 21:15 TUE (b007k1hn)

Nick Warburton - Mustard Seed 04:15 WED (b007k1hn)

Nick Warburton - Purvis 11:15 WED (b007k1jy)

Nick Warburton - Purvis 21:15 WED (b007k1jy)

Nick Warburton - Purvis 04:15 THU (b007k1jy)

Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut 11:15 FRI (b007k1f8)

Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut 21:15 FRI (b007k1f8)

North East of Eden 02:00 SAT (b01flnpj)

North East of Eden 09:00 FRI (b01g97mq)

Old Harry's Game 22:30 FRI (b007jmbz)

PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves 17:00 WED (b007jxf5)

PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves 05:00 THU (b007jxf5)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:45 SAT (b00vtyj1)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:45 MON (b00vytx7)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:45 TUE (b00vytx7)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:45 TUE (b00vyxjn)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:45 WED (b00vyxjn)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:45 WED (b00vz4cr)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:45 THU (b00vz4cr)

Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden 09:30 SUN (b00qxh13)

Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden 17:00 SUN (b00qxh13)

Philippa Pearce - Tom's Midnight Garden 05:30 MON (b00qxh13)

Puzzle Panel 02:30 SAT (b00xmkdw)

Puzzle Panel 09:30 FRI (b00y26mr)

Ring Around the Bath 05:30 SAT (b01fln4t)

Ring Around the Bath 07:00 FRI (b01g8d6p)

Ring Around the Bath 17:30 FRI (b01g8d6p)

Saturday Stand-Up 22:00 SAT (b01381wx)

Self-Storage 22:30 WED (b01g97vg)

Shedtown 07:30 THU (b011pkqz)

Shedtown 22:00 THU (b011pkqz)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 18:15 MON (b009l6sv)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 00:15 TUE (b009l6sv)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 18:15 TUE (b009lw5f)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 00:15 WED (b009lw5f)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 18:15 WED (b009m2ff)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 00:15 THU (b009m2ff)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 18:15 THU (b009m464)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 00:15 FRI (b009m464)

Simon Bovey - Slipstream 18:15 FRI (b009mbjn)

Stanislaw Lem - Solaris 18:00 SAT (b00pf4xk)

Stanislaw Lem - Solaris 00:00 SUN (b00pf4xk)

Steptoe and Son 08:30 FRI (b007jp6x)

Steptoe and Son 12:30 FRI (b007jp6x)

Steptoe and Son 19:30 FRI (b007jp6x)

Tanith Lee - Red as Blood 00:00 SAT (b007jq65)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 SUN (b007ncfp)

Terry Pratchett 00:00 MON (b007ncfp)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01g7xq1)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01g84q9)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01g8frn)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01g99j1)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01g9848)

The Al Read Show 08:00 THU (b0090v01)

The Al Read Show 12:00 THU (b0090v01)

The Al Read Show 19:00 THU (b0090v01)

The Arts and How They Was Done 07:00 MON (b00776jn)

The Arts and How They Was Done 17:30 MON (b00776jn)

The Arts and How They Was Done 05:30 TUE (b00776jn)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 09:30 MON (b007k31j)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 02:30 TUE (b007k31j)

The Change 22:30 SUN (b00nj6fd)

The Chronicles of Narnia 03:00 SAT (b01flntb)

The Chronicles of Narnia 10:00 MON (b01g7x60)

The Chronicles of Narnia 15:00 MON (b01g7x60)

The Chronicles of Narnia 03:00 TUE (b01g7x60)

The Diary of a Nobody 11:30 SUN (b01g6khj)

The Diary of a Nobody 19:30 SUN (b01g6khj)

The Diary of a Nobody 02:30 MON (b01g6khj)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007jws9)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jws9)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jws9)

The House of the Spirit Levels 23:30 TUE (b007rhx1)

The In Crowd 23:00 THU (b00sbrl6)

The Invention of Childhood 14:45 MON (b00s7r4q)

The Invention of Childhood 14:45 TUE (b00s7w3z)

The Invention of Childhood 14:45 WED (b00s8j07)

The Invention of Childhood 14:45 THU (b00s8lg8)

The Invention of Childhood 14:45 FRI (b00s9f4y)

The Jason Byrne Show 23:30 SUN (b01g7nry)

The Leopard in Autumn 07:00 WED (b00bs464)

The Leopard in Autumn 17:30 WED (b00bs464)

The Leopard in Autumn 05:30 THU (b00bs464)

The Man Who Knows: Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01g69tg)

The Man Who Knows: Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01g69tg)

The Museum of Curiosity 09:30 THU (b00sfwmp)

The Museum of Curiosity 02:30 FRI (b00sfwmp)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b01g8dd4)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b01g8dd4)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b01g8dd4)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b01g7xq5)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b01g7xq5)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b01g7xq5)

The Radio Ballads 14:00 SAT (b01gkh6s)

The Reduced Shakespeare Radio Show 23:00 WED (b007jm8k)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 08:30 WED (b007wwg9)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 12:30 WED (b007wwg9)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 19:30 WED (b007wwg9)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 07:00 TUE (b00j8djx)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 17:30 TUE (b00j8djx)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 05:30 WED (b00j8djx)

The Unbelievable Truth 07:30 MON (b01fhrjr)

The Unbelievable Truth 22:00 MON (b01fhrjr)

The World As We Know It 17:00 THU (b00fks6k)

The World As We Know It 05:00 FRI (b00fks6k)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 MON (b007jstm)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 TUE (b007jsv7)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 WED (b007jsvh)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 THU (b007jsvs)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 FRI (b007jsw3)

Titanic Letters 17:30 SUN (b01g7nrt)

Up the Garden Path 17:00 TUE (b007w43j)

Up the Garden Path 05:00 WED (b007w43j)

Vent 23:30 FRI (b01g98f4)

Wallander - Faceless Killers 23:30 SAT (b00hv6f8)

Walter Lord - A Night to Remember 14:30 MON (b007jr5s)

Walter Lord - A Night to Remember 14:30 TUE (b007jr68)

Walter Lord - A Night to Remember 14:30 WED (b007jr77)

Walter Lord - A Night to Remember 14:30 THU (b007jr7q)

Walter Lord - A Night to Remember 14:30 FRI (b007jr83)

William Trevor - A Bit on the Side 04:00 SAT (b00nm0k3)