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SATURDAY 18 AUGUST 2012

SAT 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmwq)
Operation Luna

9. An Offer of Help

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew have returned to Earth, but it's not as they left it.

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnett …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Mitch …. David Williams
All Other Parts …. David Jacobs

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

The original 1953 recordings of this futuristic series were erased.

This series was re-recorded and first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1958.


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

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


SAT 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwd2)
Murder Must Advertise

4. Inexcusable Invasion of a Ducal Entertainment

Still investigating the killing of a copywriter at an advertising agency, Lord Peter Wimsey needs a new disguise.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey ...... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker ...... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie ...... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy ...... Edward de Souza
Major Milligan ...... Lyndon Brook
Mr Willis ...... Richard O'Callaghan

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


SAT 01:30 Oscar Wilde (b007jq42)
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Episode 3

Still thwarted in trying to fulfil his predicted dark destiny, Lord Arthur Savile decides to change his tactics.

Michael Maloney concludes Oscar Wilde's mystery written in 1891.

Produced in Manchester by Katherine Beacon.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2003.


SAT 02:00 After Henry (b007jnzw)
Series 2

The Teapot

Eleanor wants a video player but how can she raise the cash?

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

Sarah ...... Prunella Scales
Eleanor ...... Joan Sanderson
Russell ...... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare ...... Gerry Cowper
The Valuer ...... Nicholas Le Prevost

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

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1986.


SAT 02:30 Trivia Test Match (b00nmywc)
Episode 9

Brian Johnston bowls questions to Tim Rice, Willie Rushton, Leslie Thomas and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. From October 1992.


SAT 03:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlqq)
Episode 1

Paul Morel is born in Nottinghamshire at the turn of the 20th century. His father is a hard-working, hard-drinking miner, but his mother a refined woman of middle-class aspirations.

As family conflict grows, Paul's mother turns to her sons.

Published in 1913, DH Lawrence's classic novel dramatised in three parts by Michael Butt.

Paul Morel …. Benedict Sandeford
Gertrude Morel …. Elizabeth Estenson
Walter Morel …. Clive Russell
Miriam …. Fiona Clarke
Young Paul …. Simon Lanos
William …. Joseph Attenborough
Annie …. Andrea Nicholas
Mrs. Davies …. Kate Rutter
Mr. Jordan …. Peter Meakin

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.


SAT 04:00 The Parcel of Dreams (b007vcn7)
A writer wants to tell a story about a private detective in California, but will his characters let him?

Experimental detective story by Louis Robinson and Richard Lewis in which the characters want to be independent of the script.

Read by Colin Stinton

Produced at BBC Pebble Mill by Anne-Marie Cole.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1989.


SAT 04:15 Paupers and Pig Killers (b007lzdp)
Series 2

Travel Broadens the Seat

A hectic social visit to Bath with his family, and more from the diary of Somerset parson William Holland. Stars Ronald Pickup.


SAT 05:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008kkz1)
Series 2

Episode 6

JB Morton's whimsies as performed by Richard Ingrams, Patricia Routledge, John Sessions and John Wells. From August 1991.


SAT 05:30 The Young Postmen (b00ftk3n)
It's a Dog's Life

The eager trio whizz up to Jupiter and perform a musical. Stars Ben Miller and Alistair McGowan. From December 1992.


SAT 06:00 JB Priestley - Time and the Conways (b00sh0dq)
Classic drama of 'joy and woe' cutting back and forth in time as it follows a Yorkshire family's fortunes. Stars Amanda Redman.


SAT 08:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00rl56f)
Paul Daniels and Leonard Nimoy

Conversation double-bill: Star Trek's Mr Spock, Leonard Nimoy jets in from 1980 - and magician Paul Daniels pops in from 2009.

Ed Doolan was one of Britain’s best-known BBC local radio presenters, broadcasting to the West Midlands for over 40 years. Ed died aged 76 in 2018.

Excerpts from interviews originally broadcast on BBC WM.


SAT 09:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b011tsc5)
Extra Strong - Count Arthur Speaks! Mint Extracts

Can it be true? Yes, famed memory man, treader of the boards and gourmand of corner shops Count Arthur Strong allows Mark Radcliffe to probe deeply into his past career and deeds, with a selection of episodes from his life.

The variety star opens up as never before - his childhood, his early forays into show business, his army days, the lack of hot soup in France, and what happened when he owned a barge with Stan Stennett and Roy Walker.

A blistering, some-holds-barred tell-all straight from the mouth of the horse himself. Learn, definitively, how he became a Count.

Asking the probing questions is Radio 2 & 6 Music DJ Mark Radcliffe (Mark and Lard), and he knows where the skeletons are hidden - he produced Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show.

It features a selection of the finest episodes from Radio 4's Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show, the comic creation of Steve Delaney.


SAT 12:00 The Other One: Omnibus (b01m1lzt)
By Oliver Emanuel. Inspired by real events. A 12-year-old hears an unbelievable truth which turns her world upside down.


SAT 13:15 Baldi (b007k4nn)
Series 4

The Devil's Eye

The priestly sleuth is confronted by shipwrecks and a remote Irish island community's mysterious past. Stars David Threlfall.


SAT 14:00 Listen to Les (b017710t)
From 18/01/1981

Les Dawson's tales of 1920s gangsters, dole office romantics and tickling his ivories - badly.

With Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1981.


SAT 14:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00rfqxx)
Series 3

Episode 1

Swinging London cockney-style - and some incredible ears. Sketches and songs with John Cleese, Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor, David Hatch and Jo Kendall. Music from Dave Lee and his band.

Now fully restored for repeat on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Produced by Humphrey Barclay.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1966.


SAT 15:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00rl56f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 JB Priestley - Time and the Conways (b00sh0dq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 18:00 The Scarifyers (b00j59gd)
For King and Country

Episode 4

With Lionheart captured by Cromwell's skeleton army, can Dunning save the King's coronation? Stars Terry Molloy.


SAT 18:30 Fantastic Journeys (b00hdf7m)
Fifty Cents by Tim Powers & James P Blaylock

Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the empty Arizona desert in search of a precious book.

Nathan Osgood reads Tim Powers & James P Blaylock's ingenious story involving murder and time travel.

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

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins.

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


SAT 19:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b011tsc5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 4 at the Store (b00ct1wm)
Series 1

Episode 2

Stand-up at London's Comedy Store, with host Simon Bligh, John Mann, Marian Unfaithful and Paul Tonkinson. From December 1998.


SAT 22:30 20th Century Vampire (b007jyvs)
Episode 6

Trainee vampire Eloise turns Lucretia's castle into a love shack - but faces danger. Stars Louise Lombard. From December 1993.


SAT 23:00 VI Warshawski (b007jqcj)
Killing Orders

Acid Test

VI Warshawski's best friend Agnes Paciorek has been murdered, but is there a connection with her investigation at the Priory and the anonymous phone calls?

Sara Paretsky's thriller stars Kathleen Turner as Chicago private eye, VI Warshawski.

Roger Ferrant ...... Martin Shaw
Lotty Herschel ...... Miriam Karlin
Bobby Mallory ...... William Hootkins
O'Faolin ...... John Bennett
Gabriella ...... Avril Clark
Alicia ...... Lorelei King
Mrs Paciorek ...... Helen Horton
Father Pelly ...... Colin Stinton
Phil Stuart ...... Milligan
Murray Ryerson ...... Kerry Shale
Regina ...... Adjoa Andoh
Dr Paciorek ...... Norman Jones
Phyllis Lording ...... Theresa Streatfield

Dramatised by Michelene Wandor.

Director: Janet Whitaker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1991.


SAT 23:30 Stephen King - Blaze (b00g3g1c)
Episode 3

Back in his childhood, Blaze's first con was to help another pupil. William Hope reads Stephen King's 'lost' thriller.


SAT 23:45 Pulp Fiction (b00fy2qm)
Series 1

Black

A gang war's raging, but a man called Black is there to get things sorted. Paul Cain's classic thriller, read by Peter Marinker.



SUNDAY 19 AUGUST 2012

SUN 00:00 The Scarifyers (b00j59gd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Fantastic Journeys (b00hdf7m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Ed Doolan Interviews... (b00rl56f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Other One: Omnibus (b01m1lzt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baldi (b007k4nn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 JB Priestley - Time and the Conways (b00sh0dq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b523y)
Omnibus, part 1

An unexpected obstacle sparks a beguiling adventure for diplomat George Darrow.

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Jodhi May as Sophie and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Omnibus of the first five of ten parts.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


SUN 07:15 Strange Weather Days (b007k216)
Series 1

Forever Freezing

Meteorologist Helen Young visits the bizarre frost hollow of Rickmansworth, near the Chilterns.


SUN 07:30 Clare in the Community (b00slqvv)
Series 6

Luck of the Irish

Clare is delighted to discover she has an Irish ancestor...

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

The team at the Family Centre has been shaken around and shuffled about. Clare is now Acting Team Leader, as Irene has job-swapped. And whilst Irene is in Melbourne the team here are joined by Libby – an Aussie and a lezzie, proud to be both, and after Clare’s job.

But it is in the nature of hell to be unchanging, and most of the regulars are present and correct for a further round of frustration, despair, disappointment, team meetings and 11 o’clock cakes at the Sparrowhawk Family Centre.

Clare ... Sally Phillips
Helen ... Liza Tarbuck
Brian ... Alex Lowe
Ray ... Richard Lumsden
Libby ... Sarah Kendall
Ptolemy … Philip Pope
Megan/Na ... Nina Conti

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2010.


SUN 08:00 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
From 18/05/1974

Kenneth Williams and Ted Ray take on Romeo and Juliet - and get nostalgic...

Characters, songs and sketches with Miriam Margolyes and Nigel Rees

Music by Neil Innes.

Script by Michael Wale and Joe Steeples.

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1974.


SUN 08:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007k22y)
Series 9

The Case of the Crooked Parson

A swindler is on the loose, so cheeky schoolboy Jimmy and Alfie turn detective. Stars Jimmy Clitheroe. From December 1965.


SUN 09:00 Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days (b007jtyl)
The Missing Acrobat

In which Fogg fights a duel and the Pacific railroad nearly collapses.

Starring Leslie Phillips as Phileas Fogg, Diana Quick as Princess Aouda ,Yves Aubert as Passepartout and Jim Broadbent as Sergeant Fix.

Jules Verne's classic story dramatised in four parts by Terry James.

Music: Wilfredo Acosta.

Director Janet Whitaker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


SUN 09:30 Catherine Fisher - Incarceron (b0120xns)
Episode 3

The inmates battle to escape the evil prison, as enlightened Claudia tries to evade her arranged wedding. Stars Joshua Jenkins.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b01m273d)
Jamie Cullum

An extended edition of the Desert Island Discs of the jazz pianist and singer, first broadcast in March 2012 on Radio 4. Presented by Kirsty Young.


SUN 11:00 World of Pub (b008m4ft)
Series 1

Episode 2

Barry and Garry build the world's first environmentally friendly bar. Stars Phil Cornwell and John Thomson. From March 1998.


SUN 11:15 Ambridge Extra (b01m28h1)
Series 3 - Omnibus

Episode 7

Jolene and Kenton make it to Auckland, in spite of Kenton's passport and Jolene's nerves. Kenton goes rock climbing with Meriel and Jolene finds out about his past.


SUN 11:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pcqk)
Episode 2

Weakly John Brodribb's transformation into Victorian stage great Henry Irving. Eleanor Bron reads Michael Holroyd's biography.


SUN 12:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b523y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Strange Weather Days (b007k216)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Willy Russell - Educating Rita (b015n8pq)
A sparky and touching portrayal of the relationship between a working-class Open University student and her alcohol-fuelled tutor.

Willy Russell's award-winning comedy stars Laura Dos Santos as Rita and Bill Nighy as Dr Frank Bryant.

Adapted by Willy Russell from his play originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, which premièred at the Warehouse theatre, London in 1980.

Director: Kirsty Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.


SUN 15:00 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007k22y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m28h3)
Mel Giedroyc goes to the cricket at the Oval, and backstage with award-winning musical 'Matilda,' based on Roald Dahl's classic tale. Plus John Hegley explores the limerick.


SUN 16:30 Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days (b007jtyl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:00 Catherine Fisher - Incarceron (b0120xns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:30 Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase (b0151y6g)
Series 1

Jonathan Lynn

Celebrated novelist Christopher Brookmyre speaks to comedy great Jonathan Lynn about his life and writing.


SUN 18:00 Fear on 4 (b00c87yc)
Yellow Wallpaper

A woman is alone in a room that was once a nursery. Soon it becomes a kind of hell for her...

Starring Anna Massey as the Woman and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

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

Written by Charlotte Parkins Gilman.
Dramatised by John Keir Cross
Producer: Gerry Jones
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.


SUN 18:30 Arthur Conan Doyle - Professor Challenger (b00zs6nn)
The Disintegration Machine

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's indomitable academic must investigate dastardly Latvian scientist Theodore Nemor. Stars Bill Paterson.


SUN 19:00 World of Pub (b008m4ft)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:15 Ambridge Extra (b01m28h1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


SUN 19:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pcqk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 today]


SUN 20:00 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007k22y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b01m273d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 22:00 Clare in the Community (b00slqvv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m28h7)
2012

Episode 10

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


SUN 22:35 Sarah at the Stand (b014qt9s)
Episode 4

Sarah Millican is in Edinburgh for stand-up and backstage chat with Stephen Carlin and Jim Jefferies. From October 2010.


SUN 22:50 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m28h9)
2012

Episode 11

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


SUN 22:55 On the Town with the League of Gentlemen (b0081tbs)
The Wedding

Reg finds Barbara through the local Close Encounters dating agency.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of the town of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Fesvital award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1997.


SUN 23:25 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m28hc)
2012

Episode 12

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


SUN 23:30 The Shuttleworths (b007p1np)
John Shuttleworth's Open Mind

The Bermuda Triangle

John Shuttleworth takes a look into the Bermuda Triangle. Let's hope that he and his agent Ken don't disappear!

Sheffield's premier singer-songwriter concludes his probe into unsolved phenomena.

Written and performed by Graham Fellows.

Additional material by Dean Wilkinson.

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2006.



MONDAY 20 AUGUST 2012

MON 00:00 Fear on 4 (b00c87yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Arthur Conan Doyle - Professor Challenger (b00zs6nn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs: Longplay (b01m273d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 World of Pub (b008m4ft)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:15 Ambridge Extra (b01m28h1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Sunday]


MON 02:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pcqk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Willy Russell - Educating Rita (b015n8pq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days (b007jtyl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Catherine Fisher - Incarceron (b0120xns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
Murder Must Advertise

5. Sudden Decease of a Man in Dress Clothes

With Lord Peter Wimsey working undercover to probe a death at an ad agency, there's news of a fresh killing.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey ...... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker ...... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie ...... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy ...... Edward de Souza
Major Milligan ...... Lyndon Brook
Mr Garrett ...... Brian Wilde
Mr Hankin ...... Frank Williams
P.C. Moffatt ...... Gordon Clyde
Serg. Lumley ...... Danny Schiller
Mr Garfield ...... Philip Voss

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


MON 06:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
Episode 1

An anonymous wealthy Englishman goes on a shooting trip to the continent.

In his sights is 'the biggest game of all': the head of a brutal European dictatorship.

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

The first of a 15-part reading read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

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


MON 07:00 Bookcases (b00svc1m)
Series 1

Gone for a Burton

London 1855: Primus's latest publishing coup is the explorer Richard Burton, but drink and other substances seem to have destroyed Burton's sense of direction.

Martyn Wade's Victorian era comedy stars Michael Cochrane and Maggie Steed.

Primus …. Michael Cochrane
Cordelia …. Maggie Steed
Edith …. Elizabeth Spriggs
Gerald …. David Horovitch
Katie Joiner …. Frances Jeater
Richard Burton …. Norman Rodway
Waiter …. David Antrobus

Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1998.


MON 07:30 Just a Minute (b01lswv8)
Series 64

Episode 2

Nicholas Parsons challenges Paul Merton, Miles Jupp, Pam Ayres and Charles Collingwood to speak for 60 seconds. From 2012.


MON 08:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jwmd)
From 04/01/1962

Kenneth Horne and a murder for 'Inspector Migraine', plus 'Hornerama' in the countryside. With Betty Marsden. From January 1962.


MON 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b00t3tws)
Series 2

Sunday for Seven Days

Harold lives to regret taking his dad Albert to the cinema.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With Peter Hawkins and Nigel Clayton.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962. The Offer was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

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

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1967.


MON 09:00 Clare in the Community (b00snrjy)
Series 6

Some Others Do 'Ave 'Em

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

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

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

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2010.


MON 09:30 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b00cc0qv)
Series 1

Episode 6

Angry Ken Handley looks set to quit the ad agency. Stars Martin Jarvis, Sheila Stefael and Wendy Richard. From February 1982.


MON 10:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlr6)
Episode 2

Clinging to her sons, unhappy Gertrude is jealous of Paul's success and his friendship with Miriam.

Published in 1913, DH Lawrence's classic novel dramatised by Michael Butt.

Paul Morel …. Benedict Sandeford
Gertrude Morel …. Elizabeth Estenson
Walter Morel …. Clive Russell
Miriam Leivers …. Fiona Clarke
William …. Joseph Attenborough
Annie …. Andrea Nicholas
Mrs. Radford …. Kate Rutter

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.


MON 11:00 The Slumber King (b0185b1b)
Owen's walking stick unlocks the door to a journey beneath the Welsh mountains...and an astounding discovery.

Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland.

Read by Andy Hockley.

Producer: Nigel Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1990.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01lz7yc)
Clive Anderson, Nile Rodgers, Greg Proops, Meursault, Lillian Boutte

Clive asks 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' as he chats to Greg Proops, the American stand-up whose caustic gags and lengthy diatribes have been relished by audiences worldwide. 'The Funniest Man in the World' is now back at the Edinburgh Fringe, charming festival goers at the Assembly Rooms with an hour of vitriol and profanity.

Clive finds out why politics is the new rock 'n' roll from the award-winning columnist and broadcaster, Steve Richards. His topical fringe show lifts the curtain on British politics and invites the audience to take part and ask questions at a time when politics is all shook up.

Jan Ravens may not be a dead ringer for Arthur Smith but as a former Strictly contestant she's in her element at the Ballroom venue where she's starring as the mother of a struggling alcoholic in the world premiere of 'The Intervention' by David Florez.

Continuing on the family theme, Clive meets musical legend Nile Rodgers, whose autobiography 'Le Freak', reveals a life as extraordinary as his career. A real rags to riches story from one of the founder members of Chic whose written more hit songs than he's had hot dinners - although sometimes mixing the two as his book recalls scarfing down burgers with Diana Ross.

Music comes from Edinburgh's very own critically acclaimed indie-rock band, Meursault. They perform 'Flittin'' from their new album 'Something for the Weakened'.

And New Orleans' Musical Ambassador, Lillian Boutte, makes sure things are Sweet and Hot in the Loose Ends tent and performs 'Strong Medicine' with The Tom Finlay Trio. Oh la la - Mardi Gras? You bet!

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jwmd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b00t3tws)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b5pr3)
Episode 6

Anna is suspicious of diplomat George Darrow, whilst Sophie has a shock for Owen.

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Jodhi May as Sophie, Teresa Gallagher as Anna, Deborah Weston as Adelaide, Julian Ovenden as Owen and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


MON 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jtk1)
The Reform Bill

Revisions to the 1832 Reform Laws indicate wider political changes taking place. Anna Massey continues the history of Britain.


MON 14:30 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyfb)
Episode 6

Dr Aziz organises a trip to the Marabar Caves, but not all of the party manage to catch the train. Read by Samuel West.


MON 14:45 Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us (b00qxz91)
My Life with John Thaw

The actress reads the story of her and John Thaw's individual beginnings, framed by her diaries of their deep and passionate partnership.


MON 15:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m29q9)
Mel Giedroyc begins a week of fun at the Edinburgh Festival by taking a tour of a graveyard with horror writer Darren Shan. Plus there's the next episode of Roald Dahl's Matilda.


MON 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b009sdcy)
Series 1

Episode 6

Comeback singing duo Tommy and Sheila hit stormy waters performing on a cruise ship.

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

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

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

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

Singers: John Barr and Lisa Peace.

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1998.


MON 17:30 Bookcases (b00svc1m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmx1)
Operation Luna

10. The Citadel

Stranded in Earth's past, the Voice tries tempting Captain Jet Morgan and his crew out into the city of the aliens.

Futuristic tale set in 1965 written and produced by Charles Chilton.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnett …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Mitch …. David Williams
All Other Parts …. Deryck Guyler

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

The original 1953 recordings of this futuristic series were erased.

This series was re-recorded and first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1958.


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

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


MON 19:00 Beyond Our Ken (b007jwmd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b00t3tws)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 The Slumber King (b0185b1b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01lz7yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b01lswv8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Clare in the Community (b00snrjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 22:55 Edinburgh Festival Diaries (b01m7xtc)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, join us for the Comedy Club. Marek Larwood's third Edinburgh Diary entry.


MON 23:00 Chain Reaction (b01lv7ys)
Series 8

Derren Brown interviews Tim Minchin

Last week's interviewee, Illusionist Derren Brown, dispenses with the trickery and gets inside the mind of Tim Minchin by cleverly asking him some questions then listening to the answers. They talk beliefs, magic, music and Minchin.

Producer ..... Carl Cooper

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2012.


MON 23:30 Micky Flanagan: What Chance Change? (b00sjcvd)
1980s

Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan's first radio series is about his progression from working-class Herbert to middle-class intellectual and being caught awkwardly between the two. His story is told through reflective interviews, but mainly, Micky's acclaimed stand up comedy. Micky's transition from the mean streets of the East End to the leafy lanes of Dulwich is a fascinating story, with each episode focusing on a different decade of Micky's life.

In this episode Micky takes us through his 1980's, spent running away to New York and being the international lover and player of the East End. He chats to his parents, his sister and his school friends in interviews that shed light on the stand up comedy.

The series is written and performed by Micky Flanagan.

The Producer is Tilusha Ghelani.



TUESDAY 21 AUGUST 2012

TUE 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmx1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


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


TUE 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Clare in the Community (b00snrjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b00cc0qv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 The Slumber King (b0185b1b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01lz7yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b009sdcy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Bookcases (b00svc1m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
Murder Must Advertise

6. Appropriate Exit of an Unskilled Murderer

Lord Peter Wimsey is determined to finally crack the mysterious murder of a copywriter at an advertising agency.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey ...... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker ...... Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Tallboy ...... Edward de Souza
Miss Meteyard ...... Frances Jeater
Miss Rossiter ...... Joanna Wake
Mr Brotherhood ...... Norman Shelley

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


TUE 06:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
Episode 2

Bruised and battered after his interrogation by the secret police - the Englishman is on the run inside a hostile European dictatorship. Who can he trust to help him?

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

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

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


TUE 07:00 Mr Finchley Takes the Road (b007k0zf)
Episode 2

Mr Finchley runs into an ancient mariner who has many tales to tell of his life at sea, each one taller than the last. Meanwhile, following hot on his tail is Oliver Watt-Anselm, the worst private eye in the world...

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

CAST:

Mr Finchley .... Richard Griffiths
Horace Blane …. John Bird
Bob Trilby …. Chris Emmett
Oliver Watt-Anselm …. Jon Glover

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1993.


TUE 07:30 Mr Blue Sky (b01hf12z)
Series 2

On Your Wedding Day

Written by Andrew Collins.

Harvey Easter (played by Mark Benton), 46, is the eternal optimist. He is able to see the good in every situation, the silver lining within every cloud, the bright side to every bit of bad news.

This however is his downfall. Someone for whom the glass is always half-full can be difficult to live with, as his wife of 19 years, Jacqui (played by Claire Skinner), knows all too well. Even as life deals Harvey and the Easter family a series of sadistic blows, Harvey looks on the positive side. It's pathological with him. The way Jax sees it, instead of dealing with the problems of their marriage and their teenage kids, Harvey's optimism is actually his way of avoiding engagement with the big issues.

Mr Blue Sky is about one man battling to remain positive in moments of crisis, and one woman battling to live with someone who has his head in the clouds.

It's the day before Charlie and Kill-R's wedding day. While Rakesh makes Jax an unexpected offer and the bride gets cold feet, Harvey's plan to write his speech is interrupted by a distress call from the groom at Gatwick.

Cast:
Harvey Easter ..... Mark Benton
Jacqui Easter ..... Claire Skinner
Charlie Easter ..... Rosamund Hanson
Robbie Easter ..... Tyger Drew Honey
Kill-R ..... Javone Prince
Lou Easter ..... Sorcha Cusack
Rakesh Rathi ..... Navin Chowdhry
Dr Ray Marsh ..... Justin Edwards
Sean Calhoun ..... Michael Legge
Registrar ..... Simon Day
Custom's Official ..... Greg Davies

Produced by: Anna Madley
An Avalon Production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b00d4182)
The Great British Revolution

Angry revolutionary leader Neddie Seagoon is duped into buying worthless weapons. Stars Harry Secombe. From December 1957.


TUE 08:30 Listen to Les (b0170751)
From 25/01/1981

Les Dawson on the British sense of humour, animal noises galore - and ever tuneful piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1981.


TUE 09:00 Chain Reaction (b01lv7ys)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:30 Sneakiepeeks (b00pkbmh)
Echo

When the members of the Beagle Team take on their next mission, they find themselves in competition with old rivals, the Terrier Team.

Comedy by Harry Venning and Neil Brand about a team of inept, backstabbing surveillance operatives.

Bill ...... Richard Lumsden
Sharla ...... Nina Conti
Mark ...... Daniel Kaluuya
Mrs Davies ...... Tessa Nicholson
Customer 2 ...... Ewan Bailey
Edward Barraclough MP ...... Paterson Joseph
Norris ...... Joe Thomas
Ros ...... Lucy Montgomery
Customer 1 ...... Harry Venning
Customer 3 ...... Neil Brandr

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2010.


TUE 10:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlrk)
Episode 3

Gertrude clings to her son Paul, who now turns to a new lover even though he has not forgotten his first love.

Conclusion of DH Lawrence's classic novel dramatised by Michael Butt.

Paul Morel …. Benedict Sandeford
Gertrude Morel …. Elizabeth Estenson
Walter Morel …. Clive Russell
Miriam Leivers …. Fiona Clarke
William …. Joseph Attenborough
Annie …. Andrea Nicholas
Mrs. Radford …. Kate Rutter
Clara Dawes …. Janice Chambers
Baxter Dawes …. Peter Meakin

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.


TUE 11:00 Ronald Frame Short Stories (b007k19s)
The Trinket Box

To her observers, Mrs Bradley always seemed that bit too glamorous for a small gift shop owner...

John Gordon Sinclair reads Ronald Frame's short story.

Producer: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1996.


TUE 11:15 Paupers and Pig Killers (b007m03j)
Series 2

Episode 3

Can rowdy Robert avoid the ladies and quit booze? The diary of Somerset parson William Holland. Stars Ronald Pickup.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b00d4182)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Listen to Les (b0170751)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b5v8b)
Episode 7

Turmoil and tension at Givre as diplomat George Darrow tries to explain himself, whilst Sophie prompts a revelation.

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Jodhi May as Sophie, Teresa Gallagher as Anna and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b01m2fzg)
Series 3

Episode 15

When Kenton decides to surprise Jolene, she isn't best pleased. And then a blast from the past shows up unexpectedly for dinner...


TUE 14:30 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jygm)
Episode 7

Dr Aziz's triumphant mountain expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair. Read by Samuel West.


TUE 14:45 Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us (b00qy400)
My Life with John Thaw

The actress recalls her determination to go on the stage, while her diaries recall her partner's troubles after 'Captain Hook'.


TUE 15:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m2fzj)
Mel Giedroyc continues her exploration of fun things to do at the Edinburgh Festival by joining in a ukelele jam session in the park. Plus there's more from current story Matilda.


TUE 17:00 King Street Junior (b007jmns)
Series 6

Thursday's Child

Teaching staff are worried over a controversial new proposal from the school governors. Stars James Grout. From July 1991.


TUE 17:30 Mr Finchley Takes the Road (b007k0zf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmxh)
Operation Luna

11. To the Moon or Venus?

The Voice invites Captain Jet Morgan and his crew to meet him, but Lemmy is soon feeling terrified...

Futuristic tale set in 1965 as first broadcast in 1953.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnett …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Mitch …. David Williams
Other parts by David Jacobs and Deryck Guyler.

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

Written in 13-parts and produced by Charles Chilton.

Though first heard in 1953, the original recordings were wiped.

Re-recording first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1958.


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

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


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b00d4182)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Listen to Les (b0170751)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Ronald Frame Short Stories (b007k19s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Paupers and Pig Killers (b007m03j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Mr Blue Sky (b01hf12z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b007zn0h)
Series 1

Episode 1

Ex-lovers turned cafe-bar owners Pam and Merv discuss love, life and a revamp. Stars Mervyn Stutter. From November 2001.


TUE 22:55 Edinburgh Festival Diaries (b01m7ybm)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, join us for the Comedy Club. Luke Benson's third Edinburgh Diary entry.


TUE 23:00 The Curried Goat Show (b007m332)
Episode 6

It's Bird Night and 'That's Life'. Dan Gaster, Will Ing and Ben Silburn's sketch-bonanza. With Rodney Bewes. From February 1998.


TUE 23:30 Ross Noble Goes Global (b007jvsn)
Series 1

South Africa

The stand-up comic tries to climb Table Mountain and discovers that Cape Town has some very posh monkeys...

Producer: Danny Wallace

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2002.



WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST 2012

WED 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmxh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


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


WED 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 Chain Reaction (b01lv7ys)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:30 Sneakiepeeks (b00pkbmh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers (b007jlrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Ronald Frame Short Stories (b007k19s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Paupers and Pig Killers (b007m03j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 King Street Junior (b007jmns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Mr Finchley Takes the Road (b007k0zf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwgl)
Busman's Honeymoon

1. The Mysteries of Married Life

Honeymooners Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife soon find their marital bliss disturbed - by something nasty in the cellar.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the British gentleman detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

First published in 1937 and adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

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

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

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Lady Wimsey …. Sarah Badel
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Miss Twitterton …. Rosemary Leach
Mrs Ruddle …. Pearl Hackney
Mr Puffett …. Michael Ripper
The Rev Goodacre …. Gerald Sim
MacBride …. Roger Lloyd Pack
Frank Crutchley …. Kenneth Cranham
Narrator …. John Westbrook

Producer: Martin Fisher.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


WED 06:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
Episode 3

At large in a hostile European dictatorship, the fugitive battles on, in his efforts to escape, by taking to water.

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

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

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


WED 07:00 Albert and Me (b007jv04)
Series 1

Pilot Episode

Single dad Bryan Archer struggles to work as well as bringing up his baby son, Albert.

Stars Richard Beckinsale as Bryan Archer, Pat Coombs as Mum/Albert and John Comer as Dad. With Frank Thornton as Vernon Wordsworth.

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1977.


WED 07:30 When the Dog Dies (b012xpym)
Series 2

Knock Down Ginger

Ronnie Corbett reunites with the writers of his hit sitcom Sorry, Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent. Sorry ran for seven series on BBC 1 and was number one in the UK ratings.

In the second series of their Radio 4 sitcom, Ronnie plays Sandy Hopper, who is growing old happily along with his dog Henry. His grown up children - both married to people Sandy doesn't approve of at all - would like him to move out of the family home so they can get their hands on their money earlier. But Sandy's not having this. He's not moving until the dog dies.

Dolores, Sandy's lodger, has a moment of revelation - she really does feel guilty for always being behind with the rent and is going to leave and be a housekeeper to Mr McAhmed in Edinburgh. Sandy bows to the inevitable - and thus gets everything completely wrong. Will he have enough wit to pull the communication cord? Do they still have them?

Cast:
Ronnie Corbett ..... Sandy
Liza Tarbuck ..... Dolores
Sally Grace ..... Mrs Pompom
Tilly Vosburgh ...... Ellie
Jonathan Aris ..... Blake
Philip Bird ..... Lance
Stephen Critchlow ..... Mr De Vere Smith

Producer: Liz Anstee
A CPL Production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jntz)
Series 5

Hancock's Car

Parked outside for ten years - the lad's forced to move his motor car, but hits snags galore.

Stars Tony Hancock.

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

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music written by Wally Stott.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1958.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00rm4xh)
Series 3

Episode 2

A nervous sex talk - and the fortunes of Moll Flounders.

More quick-fire sketches, terrible puns, humorous songs and parodies.

Stars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie.

Written by Tim Brooke-Taylor, Phillip Cox and Graeme Garden.

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

Music and songs by Dave Lee, Bill Oddie and John Cameron.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in March 1966.


WED 09:00 Boogie Up the River (b007jz40)
Lechlade, Twinned with Zanzibar

Mark is celebrating, but with dog hair in the champers. Can a living legend save the day? Stars Timothy Spall. From January 1993.


WED 09:30 The Party Line (b00sp1tv)
Series 1

Episode 2

MP Duncan welcomes a French delegation - will he end up with 'oeuf' on his face? Punt and Dennis's June 2005 topical sitcom.


WED 10:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wr9rh)
Episode 1

When Chichikov arrives in a Russian town with the Narrator to tout for dead serfs, suspicions are aroused. Stars Michael Palin.


WED 11:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00y8yrk)
Episode 1

Celebrated cavalry officer Harry Flashman is caught with his trousers down in a London club. Read by Iain Cuthbertson.


WED 11:15 Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast (b007jqxk)
1940s London: Two women uncover a devastating secret that changes their friendship for ever.

Elsie Haworth and Kathleen James are old school friends, working on the rebuilding of Waterloo Bridge. Elsie is heavily pregnant, but won't reveal the father's name to anyone.

A police inspector begins to follow the two women, asking probing questions about the mysterious father. The plot thickens and then thickens again...

Caroline Gawn's thriller stars Jo Joyner as Elsie, Christine Brennan as Kathleen, Mark Chatterton as the Police Inspector, Martin Reeve as Mr Jackson and Ken Bradshaw as Gerhard.

Director: Polly Thomas
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jntz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00rm4xh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwgl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b65j3)
Episode 8

The swirling waters threaten to engulf Anna as she tries to understand the truth about Darrow and Sophy...

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Jodhi May as Sophie, Teresa Gallagher as Anna and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


WED 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jtkj)
The Death of Prince Albert

As Europe celebrates unity in 1861, civil war grips America. Queen Victoria has family concerns. Narrated by Anna Massey.


WED 14:30 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyhy)
Episode 8

With Dr Aziz facing trial, Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela Quested. Read by Samuel West.


WED 14:45 Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us (b00qylgw)
My Life with John Thaw

In their past, the pair come together as actors, with the promise of something more. But her diaries recall later devastation.


WED 15:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wr9rh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m32dt)
Mel Giedroyc and her girls get their hands dirty with a Roman Cookery class from the Horrible Histories cast. Plus, there's the next episode of Roald Dahl's classic tale Matilda.


WED 17:00 Doctor Finlay: Adventures of a Black Bag (b00874cp)
4. Wee Robertson

Finlay gets caught in the middle when a henpecked husband escapes his fussing wife by losing his memory...

Sue Rodwell's six-part dramatisation of AJ Cronin's stories about the early years of the celebrated doctor.

Ready with his black bag, Dr Finlay sets out to remedy all manner of ailments suffered by his patients in the Scottish Highland town of Levenford.

Stars John Gordon Sinclair as Dr Finlay, Brian Pettifer as Dr Cameron, David McKail as Robert Robertson, Phylis Logan as Sarah Robertson, Aline Mowat as the Landlady, Harry Ward as the Ticket Collector and David Tennant as Jackson.

Producer: Jeremy Howe

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.


WED 17:30 Albert and Me (b007jv04)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmyk)
Operation Luna

12. A Rocky Send Off

After travelling through time, could Captain Jet Morgan and his crew be bound for home at last?

Futuristic tale set in 1965 as first broadcast in 1953.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnett …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Mitch …. David Williams
Other parts by David Jacobs and Deryck Guyler.

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

Though first heard in 1953, the original recordings were wiped.

Re-recording first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1958.


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

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


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jntz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00rm4xh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwgl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00y8yrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast (b007jqxk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 When the Dog Dies (b012xpym)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Rigor Mortis (b007mdgd)
Series 2

Episode 1

The pathology team try to get to know the people that they're autopsying. Stars Peter Davison. From November 2004.


WED 22:55 Edinburgh Festival Diaries (b01m7yj5)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, join us for the Comedy Club. Bridget Christie's third Edinburgh Diary entry.


WED 23:00 The Cheese Shop Presents (b007jypr)
Series 3

Episode 1

Experience the unedifying raw power of black dog magic. Sketch comedy from Richard Webb and Dave Lamb. From January 1999.


WED 23:30 That Mitchell and Webb Sound (b00mbm3j)
Series 4

Episode 2

"Make Me a Celebrity Centaur", an exciting new reality show that features cutting edge surgery and some horses.

Sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb,

With Sarah Hadland, Olivia Colman and James Bachman.

Producer Gareth Edwards

Firs broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2009.



THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2012

THU 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmyk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


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


THU 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwgl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Boogie Up the River (b007jz40)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 The Party Line (b00sp1tv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wr9rh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00y8yrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast (b007jqxk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Doctor Finlay: Adventures of a Black Bag (b00874cp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Albert and Me (b007jv04)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwgz)
Busman's Honeymoon

2. Credit Where Credit's Due

With William Noakes dead, Superintendent Kirk has his suspicions, but upper crust sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey is not so sure...

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the British gentleman detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

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

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

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Lady Wimsey …. Sarah Badel
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Mrs Ruddle …. Pearl Hackney
Mr Puffett …. Michael Ripper
MacBride …. Roger Lloyd Pack
Frank Crutchley …. Kenneth Cranham
Narrator …. John Westbrook
Superintendent Kirk …. Peter Vaughan
Constable Sellon …. Christopher Beeny

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


THU 06:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
Episode 4

Back in England after battling to escape - the Englishman soon realises that even in London, he's still not safe from his hostile pursuers.

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

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

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


THU 07:00 Smelling of Roses (b00f86x3)
Series 4

Episode 4

Rosie Burns and company find themselves involved in the relaunch of a radio station...and of an old disc jockey's career.

Another assignment for Rosie Burns and the event management company, where the clients are only part of the problem...

Rosie ..... Prunella Scales
Jo ..... Rebecca Callard
Bob ..... Duncan Preston
Tess ..... Annette Badland
Brad Marshall ..... Colin Stinton
Kenny Truman ..... Chris Emmett
Valerie Pilkington ..... Sheila Mitchell

Written and produced by Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2003.


THU 07:30 Fags, Mags and Bags (b010m2f6)
Series 4

Evil Narbara

The hit Radio 4 series 'Fags, Mags & Bags' returns with a 4th series with more shop based shenanigans and over the counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave.

Written by and starring Donald McLeary and Sanjeev Kohli 'Fags, Mags & Bags' has proved a hit with the Radio 4 audience with the show also collecting a Sony nomination and a Writers' Guild award in 2008. This brand new series sees a crop of new shop regulars, and some guest appearances along the way from the likes of Mina Anwar and Kevin Eldon.

In this episode a rowdy party shop run by an unfriendly sort causes havoc amongst the local traders association after a number of undesirables descend on the town.

So join the staff of 'Fags, Mags and Bags' in their tireless quest to bring nice-price custard creams and cans of coke with Arabic writing on them to an ungrateful nation. Ramesh Mahju has built it up over the course of 30 years, and is a firmly entrenched feature of the local area. Ramesh loves the art of the 'shop'.

However; he does apply the 'low return' rules of the shop to all other aspects of his life. Ramesh is ably assisted by his shop sidekick Dave, a forty-something underachiever who shares Ramesh's love of the art of shopkeeping, even if he is treated like a slave.

Then of course there are Ramesh's sons Sanjay and Alok, both surly and not particularly keen on the old school approach to shopkeeping, but natural successors to the business, and Ramesh is keen to pass all his worldly wisdom onto them whether they like it or not!

Cast:
Ramesh: Sanjeev Kolhi
Dave: Donald McLeary
Sanjay: Omar Raza
Alok: Susheel Kumar
Peggy: Kate Donnelly
Mrs Begg: Marj Hogarth
Hilly: Kate Brailsford
Lovely Sue: Julie Wilson Nimmo
Mutton Jeff: Sean Scanlan
Bra Jeff: Steven McNicol

Producer/Director: Gus Beattie
A Comedy Unit production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 08:00 Yes Minister (b007jmsk)
Series 1

Doing the Honours

During an economy drive, MP Jim Hacker find himself outwitted by Sir Humphrey.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

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

Jim Hacker ...... Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby ...... Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard ...... Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold ...... John Nettleton
The Master ...... Graham Crowden
The Bursar ...... William Fox
Committee Member ...... Stuart Organ
Committee Member ...... David Peart
Committee Member ...... Moir Leslie

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in November 1983.


THU 08:30 Dad's Army (b007jqzq)
Series 3

The Recruit

With Captain Mainwaring in hospital, the Vicar and the Verger spark unrest in the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon.

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

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

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Warden Hodges …. Bill Pertwee
Private Walker …. Larry Martyn
Vicar …. Frank Williams
Verger …. Edward Sinclair
Announcer/Newsreader …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1976.


THU 09:00 The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere (b007jsq3)
Series 2

6th May 1800

Cholericke gets a surprise visitor while Dorothy tries to manage as the household descends into chaos...

An everyday story of towering genius in Sue Limb's six part soap opera, set in and around the Lake District at the turn of the 18th century.

Stars Geoffrey Whitehead as William Wordsmith, Denise Coffey as Dorothy Wordsmith, Simon Callow as Samuel Tailor Cholericke, Miriam Margolyes as Stinking Iris, Angela Pleasence as Sara Cholricke and Nickolas Grace as Thomas de Quinine.

Music by Stephen Oliver and performed by Cantabile.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1987.


THU 09:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b00bc0x9)
Series 2

Episode 3

David Mitchell hosts the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies. With Adam Buxton, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack and Tim Vine.


THU 10:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wrcng)
Episode 2

Arrested Chichikov escapes, determined to become honest. But his past soon catches up with him. Stars Michael Palin.


THU 11:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00yhvw0)
Episode 2

Celebrated cavalry officer Harry Flashman is pursued by London police, and falls in love. Read by Iain Cuthbertson.


THU 11:15 Clare Seal - Voyages of Descent (b00hhn1g)
Captain Fitzroy sails to tragedy, as Charles Darwin finds fame. Poetic journey of evolution and creation with Fenella Fielding.


THU 12:00 Yes Minister (b007jmsk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Dad's Army (b007jqzq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwgz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b6xp1)
Episode 9

After George's betrayal, Anna makes a decision. But can she muster the resolve to hold to it?

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Teresa Gallagher as Anna and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b01m3b2w)
Series 3

Episode 16

Jolene arrives at Lucy's after a long coach journey. Lucy makes a few pointed speculations about Sid's relationship with Jolene and Jolene's financial situation. Lucy also can't resist comparing Kenton to Sid, who she feels would have been more supportive in his partner's time of need.

Meriel's thrilled when Kenton offers a whole week of sailing, but Mel's unsure. Kenton talks her round, and makes an unconvincing display of disappointment when Aiden says he won't be able to join them due to his work commitments. Lance tries to invite himself along, but Kenton refuses, saying it's a family trip.

Finally alone at Sid's grave, Jolene whispers to him as she lays her flowers, quietly telling Sid she misses him. Over coffee, Lucy tactlessly mocks Kenton, as a 'temporary distraction' for Jolene.

Jolene's relieved to get back to Auckland, but is snappy with Kenton who doesn't acknowledge her mood or stressful experience in Napier. Lance cheers her up by cooking everyone dinner and opening the wine. As they bond over the washing up, Lance and Jolene discuss the sailing trip. When he mentions how busy Mel and Kenton will be as sailors, Jolene quickly goes to Kenton and insists that Lance joins them on the trip, in order for Jolene to get time with Kenton. Kenton reluctantly agrees, and Lance is delighted...

Produced by Sarah Bradshaw.


THU 14:30 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyk7)
Episode 9

As Adela Quested lies in her sick bed, Cyril Fielding attends a meeting at the British club. Read by Samuel West.


THU 14:45 Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us (b00qyqdc)
My Life with John Thaw

The actress's diaries record the verdict on her partner's cancer. In the past, her story recalls the rocky years with alcohol.


THU 15:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wrcng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m3b2y)
Mel Giedroyc gets a lesson on how to fly a plane, hears about the healthy pizza you can eat every day and gets clucky over chickens. Plus there's more from current story Matilda.


THU 17:00 Four Joneses and a Jenkins (b007jqnd)
June - An Ill Wind

As a storm descends on the village, the talk is all electric.

Sue Limb’s pastoral sitcom follows six months in the life of the Jones family, who live on a small farm in rural Wales.

Mr Jones ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ma Jones ...... Lisabeth Miles
Megan Jones ...... Rebecca Front
Owen Jones ...... Matthew Morgan
Bootle ...... Michael Fenton Stevens
Mr Jenkins ...... Nickolas Grace

Recorded on location.

Music composed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Jonathan James Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2000.


THU 17:30 Smelling of Roses (b00f86x3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmz0)
Operation Luna

13. Set Course for Earth

After blasting off, Captain Jet Morgan and his crew try to make sense of their mammoth trip through time.

Conclusion of the futuristic tale set in 1965 as first broadcast in 1953.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnett …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Mitch …. David Williams
Other parts by David Jacobs and Deryck Guyler.

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

Though first heard in 1953, the original recordings were wiped.

Re-recording first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1958.


THU 18:30 Doctor Who (b00s6494)
The Creature from the Pit

Episode 1

A distress signal sends the TARDIS to a jungle planet - where owning metal gives political power. Read by Tom Baker.


THU 19:00 Yes Minister (b007jmsk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Dad's Army (b007jqzq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwgz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00yhvw0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Clare Seal - Voyages of Descent (b00hhn1g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Fags, Mags and Bags (b010m2f6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Lenin of the Rovers (b00cfzz8)
Series 2

Apocalypse Des

Felchester Rovers take a break in the socialist idyll of El Telvador - but a war is raging. Stars Alexei Sayle. From April 1989.


THU 22:55 Edinburgh Festival Diaries (b01m7yrz)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, join us for the Comedy Club. Peacock and Gamble's third Edinburgh Diary entry.


THU 23:00 The Million Pound Radio Show (b008s3js)
Series 1

Episode 4

Reagan rings Gorbachev - and the Daleks at home. Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell's sharp-edged topical humour. From August 1985.


THU 23:30 Cowards (b00fhtm0)
Series 2

Episode 2

Cowards: Sketch show with a comic slant on human frailties. With Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski and Tim Key.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2008.



FRIDAY 24 AUGUST 2012

FRI 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jmz0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Doctor Who (b00s6494)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwgz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere (b007jsq3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b00bc0x9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls (b00wrcng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 GM Fraser - Royal Flash (b00yhvw0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Clare Seal - Voyages of Descent (b00hhn1g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 Four Joneses and a Jenkins (b007jqnd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Smelling of Roses (b00f86x3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Wimsey (b007k47f)
Busman's Honeymoon

3. A Policeman's Lot

As the questioning over the murder of William Noakes continues, some revelatory evidence emerges from the upper crust sleuth's cleaner.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the British gentleman detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Lady Wimsey …. Sarah Badel
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Mrs Ruddle …. Pearl Hackney
Narrator …. John Westbrook
Superintendent Kirk …. Peter Vaughan
Constable Sellon …. Christopher Beeny
Miss Twitterton …. Rosemary Leach
Reverend Goodacre …. Gerald Sim
Sergeant Foster …. Alexander John

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


FRI 06:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
Episode 5

Still on the run from foreign agents, the Englishman is pursued through the deep tunnels of the London Underground.

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

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

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


FRI 07:00 The Young Postmen (b00xjv0s)
Everest (The Mountain)

Fearing the sack, Derek goes mountaineering to prove he's employable. Stars Ben Miller and John Thompson. From December 1992.


FRI 07:30 Dilemma (b01m0f2n)
Edinburgh 2012

Sue Perkins presents a special edition of the panel show that puts moral and ethical dilemmas to a panel of guests until they admit that they'd behave appallingly, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Guests include Marcus Brigstocke and Bridget Christie, and subjects include disabled parking spaces, adverts, and life imprisonment. This is a show where there are no 'right' answers - but there are, however, some deeply damning ones.

Dilemma was devised by Danielle Ward.

Producer: Ed Morrish.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b01m42n7)
Series 6

The Emperor of Tratvia

Captain Povey calls on the crew of HMS Troutbridge to help him out of a domestic predicament.

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Ronnie Barker as Able Seaman Johnson, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey and Tenniel Evans as The Admiral.

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1964.


FRI 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qq)
Series 3

Discover Gravity the Burkiss Way

Fred Harris, Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees and Chris Emmett refuse to mention the unsavoury Eric Pode of Croydon.

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

Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Producer: John Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.


FRI 09:00 Hazelbeach (b0082dtq)
Series 1

Wine

Returning to England, Nick's life descends into surreal chaos when he discovers the mysterious Ronnie Hazelbeach living in the house owned by his late Dad...

Caroline and David Stafford's first of three comedy series starring Jamie Forman as Ronnie Hazelbeach.

Ronnie ...... Jamie Foreman
Nick ...... Paul Bazely
Chloe ...... Tracy Wiles
James ...... John Dougall

Producer: Marc Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.


FRI 09:30 Whispers (b007k2kg)
Series 1

Episode 1

What is the rather inflammatory connection between Salman Rushdie and The Beatles?

This is the series celebrating our fascination with gossip, rumour and controversy.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the panel game with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart.

The regular team captains are writer and critic, Anthony Holden and actor and writer, Stella Duffy.

Joining them to test their wits, and wit against the most notorious figures in history are broadcaster, Rosie Millard and best-selling author, Jenny Colgan.

Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2003.


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


FRI 11:00 Enid Bagnold - The Amorous Ghost (b00m9jbl)
Mr Templeman's wife is away, but it seems someone is sleeping in her nightgowns. Read by Paul Daneman.


FRI 11:15 John Pilkington - Apostle of Light (b00l6l5j)
Blinded in an accident in the early 19th century, Louis Braille aspires to improve the status of blind people. Stars Adam Godley.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b01m42n7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Wimsey (b007k47f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Edith Wharton - The Reef (b00b719j)
Episode 10

Anna has succumbed to desire, but can she ever know happiness?

Published in 1912, The Reef is one of Edith Wharton's most accomplished yet neglected novels - revealing the submerged and perilous depths beneath the surface of even the most conventional of its characters.

Concluding episode starring Ben Miles as George Darrow, Jodhi May as Sophie, Teresa Gallagher as Anna, Deborah Weston as Adelaide, Julian Ovenden as Owen and Sian Thomas as the Narrator.

Dramatised by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


FRI 14:15 This Sceptred Isle (b007jtkp)
After Albert

A grieving Queen Victoria proposes a great memorial for her husband. The history of the Britain narrated by Anna Massey.


FRI 14:30 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jylh)
Episode 10

As the trial of Dr Aziz approaches, Mrs Moore refuses to offer Adela Quested any words of comfort. Read by Samuel West.


FRI 14:45 Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us (b00qyrch)
My Life with John Thaw

In the past, John has given up alcohol for good - while later after his death, the actress confronts her grief.


FRI 15:00 Michael Morpurgo - War Horse (b00vy70n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01m42n9)
Mel Giedroyc goes for a walk in an Edinburgh wood alongside an adventurer skilled in the art of natural navigation. Plus, there's the concluding part of Roald Dahl's Matilda.


FRI 17:00 No Commitments (b01m431l)
Series 10

The Real World

Charlotte de-clutters and Anna provides a love nest. Simon Brett's tale of three sisters. Stars Bill Nighy. From January 2004.


FRI 17:30 The Young Postmen (b00xjv0s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jx5r)
The Red Planet

1. Mayhem on the Moon

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew aboard Discovery blast off for their epic mission to Mars - but there's a problem...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

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

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1954.


FRI 18:30 Doctor Who (b00s6dgp)
The Creature from the Pit

Episode 2

The Time Lord encounters an adversary deep below ground, whilst Romana and K9 struggle to survive above. Read by Tom Baker.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b01m42n7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Wimsey (b007k47f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Enid Bagnold - The Amorous Ghost (b00m9jbl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 John Pilkington - Apostle of Light (b00l6l5j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 Greg at The Stand (b0150pby)
Episode 1

Greg McHugh presents some of the best stand up talent to perform at the Glasgow comedy venue. With Sean Hughes and Phil Nichol. From June 2011.


FRI 22:15 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m431n)
2012

Episode 13

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


FRI 22:20 Dilemma (b01m0f2n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:50 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m431q)
2012

Episode 14

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


FRI 22:55 This Is Craig Brown (b00dwndv)
The Arts

How designer Terence Conran 'invented' the chair. Satirist Craig Brown pokes fun, with Rory Bremner and Harry Enfield. From March 2004.


FRI 23:10 Date With Fate (b008y7g7)
A Damp Fib

Simon is a junior clerk in a surveyor's office, but when he tells a white lie it sparks disastrous consequences...

Harold Wing Pinero is your host.

The first of four comic close encounters with fate written by Gary Parker and Phil Whelans.

Simon ...... Alex Lowe
Harold Wing Pinero ...... Charles Gray
Naomi ...... Elliot Nicholls
Mr Reynolds ...... James Greene
Mrs Gibson ...... Margaret Stallard
Alan ...... Paul Davies

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1996.


FRI 23:25 The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (b01m431s)
2012

Episode 15

...Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Comedy from the world-famous festival.


FRI 23:30 On the Hour (b007k4vr)
Series 2

Episode 4

Reports of a right royal shocker, plus Alan Partridge with all the sport.

All the news as it happens, if it happens from the BBC's urgent and incisive news overview.

Savagely satirical award-winning comedy starring Chris Morris.

With Steve Coogan, David Schneider, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber and Doon Mackichan.

Written by Chris Morris, Armando Iannucci, Richard Herring, Steven Wells, David Quantick, Stewart Lee and Patrick Marber.

Producer: Armando lannucci

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1992.




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

20th Century Vampire 22:30 SAT (b007jyvs)

4 at the Store 22:00 SAT (b00ct1wm)

After Henry 02:00 SAT (b007jnzw)

Albert and Me 07:00 WED (b007jv04)

Albert and Me 17:30 WED (b007jv04)

Albert and Me 05:30 THU (b007jv04)

Ambridge Extra 11:15 SUN (b01m28h1)

Ambridge Extra 19:15 SUN (b01m28h1)

Ambridge Extra 02:15 MON (b01m28h1)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 TUE (b01m2fzg)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 THU (b01m3b2w)

Arthur Conan Doyle - Professor Challenger 18:30 SUN (b00zs6nn)

Arthur Conan Doyle - Professor Challenger 00:30 MON (b00zs6nn)

Baldi 13:15 SAT (b007k4nn)

Baldi 03:15 SUN (b007k4nn)

Beachcomber... By the Way 05:00 SAT (b008kkz1)

Beyond Our Ken 08:00 MON (b007jwmd)

Beyond Our Ken 12:00 MON (b007jwmd)

Beyond Our Ken 19:00 MON (b007jwmd)

Boogie Up the River 09:00 WED (b007jz40)

Boogie Up the River 02:00 THU (b007jz40)

Bookcases 07:00 MON (b00svc1m)

Bookcases 17:30 MON (b00svc1m)

Bookcases 05:30 TUE (b00svc1m)

Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast 11:15 WED (b007jqxk)

Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast 21:15 WED (b007jqxk)

Caroline Gawn - Fresh from the Coast 04:15 THU (b007jqxk)

Catherine Fisher - Incarceron 09:30 SUN (b0120xns)

Catherine Fisher - Incarceron 17:00 SUN (b0120xns)

Catherine Fisher - Incarceron 05:30 MON (b0120xns)

Chain Reaction 23:00 MON (b01lv7ys)

Chain Reaction 09:00 TUE (b01lv7ys)

Chain Reaction 02:00 WED (b01lv7ys)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 SAT (b007jmwq)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 MON (b007jmx1)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 TUE (b007jmx1)

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Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 WED (b007jmyk)

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Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 THU (b007jmz0)

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Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase 17:30 SUN (b0151y6g)

Clare Seal - Voyages of Descent 11:15 THU (b00hhn1g)

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Clare in the Community 07:30 SUN (b00slqvv)

Clare in the Community 22:00 SUN (b00slqvv)

Clare in the Community 09:00 MON (b00snrjy)

Clare in the Community 22:30 MON (b00snrjy)

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Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 09:00 SAT (b011tsc5)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 19:00 SAT (b011tsc5)

Cowards 23:30 THU (b00fhtm0)

DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers 03:00 SAT (b007jlqq)

DH Lawrence - Sons and Lovers 10:00 MON (b007jlr6)

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Dad's Army 08:30 THU (b007jqzq)

Dad's Army 12:30 THU (b007jqzq)

Dad's Army 19:30 THU (b007jqzq)

Date With Fate 23:10 FRI (b008y7g7)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 10:00 SUN (b01m273d)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 21:00 SUN (b01m273d)

Desert Island Discs: Longplay 01:00 MON (b01m273d)

Dilemma 07:30 FRI (b01m0f2n)

Dilemma 22:20 FRI (b01m0f2n)

Doctor Finlay: Adventures of a Black Bag 17:00 WED (b00874cp)

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Doctor Who 18:30 THU (b00s6494)

Doctor Who 00:30 FRI (b00s6494)

Doctor Who 18:30 FRI (b00s6dgp)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:30 MON (b007jyfb)

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Ed Doolan Interviews... 08:00 SAT (b00rl56f)

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Edinburgh Festival Diaries 22:55 MON (b01m7xtc)

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Edith Wharton - The Reef 06:00 SUN (b00b523y)

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Enid Bagnold - The Amorous Ghost 11:00 FRI (b00m9jbl)

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Fags, Mags and Bags 07:30 THU (b010m2f6)

Fags, Mags and Bags 22:00 THU (b010m2f6)

Fantastic Journeys 18:30 SAT (b00hdf7m)

Fantastic Journeys 00:30 SUN (b00hdf7m)

Fear on 4 18:00 SUN (b00c87yc)

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Four Joneses and a Jenkins 17:00 THU (b007jqnd)

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GM Fraser - Royal Flash 11:00 WED (b00y8yrk)

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GM Fraser - Royal Flash 11:00 THU (b00yhvw0)

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Getting Nowhere Fast 22:30 TUE (b007zn0h)

Greg at The Stand 22:00 FRI (b0150pby)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007jntz)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007jntz)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007jntz)

Hazelbeach 09:00 FRI (b0082dtq)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 14:30 SAT (b00rfqxx)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00rm4xh)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00rm4xh)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00rm4xh)

JB Priestley - Time and the Conways 06:00 SAT (b00sh0dq)

JB Priestley - Time and the Conways 16:00 SAT (b00sh0dq)

JB Priestley - Time and the Conways 04:00 SUN (b00sh0dq)

John Pilkington - Apostle of Light 11:15 FRI (b00l6l5j)

John Pilkington - Apostle of Light 21:15 FRI (b00l6l5j)

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

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

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Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days 09:00 SUN (b007jtyl)

Jules Verne - Around the World in Eighty Days 16:30 SUN (b007jtyl)

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Just a Minute 07:30 MON (b01lswv8)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b01lswv8)

King Street Junior 17:00 TUE (b007jmns)

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Lenin of the Rovers 22:30 THU (b00cfzz8)

Like They've Never Been Gone 17:00 MON (b009sdcy)

Like They've Never Been Gone 05:00 TUE (b009sdcy)

Listen to Les 14:00 SAT (b017710t)

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Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01lz7yc)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01lz7yc)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01lz7yc)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01m28h3)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 11:45 SUN (b015pcqk)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 19:45 SUN (b015pcqk)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 02:45 MON (b015pcqk)

Michael Morpurgo - War Horse 10:00 FRI (b00vy70n)

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Micky Flanagan: What Chance Change? 23:30 MON (b00sjcvd)

Mr Blue Sky 07:30 TUE (b01hf12z)

Mr Blue Sky 22:00 TUE (b01hf12z)

Mr Finchley Takes the Road 07:00 TUE (b007k0zf)

Mr Finchley Takes the Road 17:30 TUE (b007k0zf)

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Nikolai Gogol - Dead Souls 10:00 WED (b00wr9rh)

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No Commitments 17:00 FRI (b01m431l)

On the Hour 23:30 FRI (b007k4vr)

On the Town with the League of Gentlemen 22:55 SUN (b0081tbs)

Oscar Wilde 01:30 SAT (b007jq42)

Paupers and Pig Killers 04:15 SAT (b007lzdp)

Paupers and Pig Killers 11:15 TUE (b007m03j)

Paupers and Pig Killers 21:15 TUE (b007m03j)

Paupers and Pig Killers 04:15 WED (b007m03j)

Pulp Fiction 23:45 SAT (b00fy2qm)

Rigor Mortis 22:30 WED (b007mdgd)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:30 MON (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:30 MON (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:30 MON (b007jr26)

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Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:30 FRI (b007jr3t)

Ronald Frame Short Stories 11:00 TUE (b007k19s)

Ronald Frame Short Stories 21:00 TUE (b007k19s)

Ronald Frame Short Stories 04:00 WED (b007k19s)

Ross Noble Goes Global 23:30 TUE (b007jvsn)

Sarah at the Stand 22:35 SUN (b014qt9s)

Sheila Hancock - The Two of Us 14:45 MON (b00qxz91)

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Smelling of Roses 07:00 THU (b00f86x3)

Smelling of Roses 17:30 THU (b00f86x3)

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Sneakiepeeks 09:30 TUE (b00pkbmh)

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Stephen King - Blaze 23:30 SAT (b00g3g1c)

Steptoe and Son 08:30 MON (b00t3tws)

Steptoe and Son 12:30 MON (b00t3tws)

Steptoe and Son 19:30 MON (b00t3tws)

Strange Weather Days 07:15 SUN (b007k216)

Strange Weather Days 13:15 SUN (b007k216)

That Mitchell and Webb Sound 23:30 WED (b00mbm3j)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01m29q9)

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The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01m32dt)

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The Betty Witherspoon Show 08:00 SUN (b01m273b)

The Betty Witherspoon Show 15:00 SUN (b01m273b)

The Betty Witherspoon Show 20:00 SUN (b01m273b)

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The Burkiss Way 08:30 FRI (b00jq7qq)

The Burkiss Way 12:30 FRI (b00jq7qq)

The Burkiss Way 19:30 FRI (b00jq7qq)

The Cheese Shop Presents 23:00 WED (b007jypr)

The Clitheroe Kid 08:30 SUN (b007k22y)

The Clitheroe Kid 15:30 SUN (b007k22y)

The Clitheroe Kid 20:30 SUN (b007k22y)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 22:30 SUN (b01m28h7)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 22:50 SUN (b01m28h9)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 23:25 SUN (b01m28hc)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 22:15 FRI (b01m431n)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 22:50 FRI (b01m431q)

The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 23:25 FRI (b01m431s)

The Curried Goat Show 23:00 TUE (b007m332)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b00d4182)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b00d4182)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b00d4182)

The Million Pound Radio Show 23:00 THU (b008s3js)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b01m42n7)

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The Other One: Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01m1lzt)

The Other One: Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01m1lzt)

The Parcel of Dreams 04:00 SAT (b007vcn7)

The Party Line 09:30 WED (b00sp1tv)

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The Scarifyers 18:00 SAT (b00j59gd)

The Scarifyers 00:00 SUN (b00j59gd)

The Shuttleworths 23:30 SUN (b007p1np)

The Slumber King 11:00 MON (b0185b1b)

The Slumber King 21:00 MON (b0185b1b)

The Slumber King 04:00 TUE (b0185b1b)

The Unbelievable Truth 09:30 THU (b00bc0x9)

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The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere 09:00 THU (b007jsq3)

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The Young Postmen 05:30 SAT (b00ftk3n)

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This Is Craig Brown 22:55 FRI (b00dwndv)

This Sceptred Isle 14:15 MON (b007jtk1)

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Trivia Test Match 02:30 SAT (b00nmywc)

VI Warshawski 23:00 SAT (b007jqcj)

When the Dog Dies 07:30 WED (b012xpym)

When the Dog Dies 22:00 WED (b012xpym)

Whispers 09:30 FRI (b007k2kg)

Willy Russell - Educating Rita 13:30 SUN (b015n8pq)

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Wimsey 01:00 SAT (b007jwd2)

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World of Pub 11:00 SUN (b008m4ft)

World of Pub 19:00 SUN (b008m4ft)

World of Pub 02:00 MON (b008m4ft)

Yes Minister 08:00 THU (b007jmsk)

Yes Minister 12:00 THU (b007jmsk)

Yes Minister 19:00 THU (b007jmsk)