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SATURDAY 06 OCTOBER 2012

SAT 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jrxn)
The World in Peril

Episode 11

In Paddy's absence, Captain Jet Morgan and the crew of the Discovery set out to explore the asteroid.

It’s April 1972, and Jet and his crew return to Mars in an attempt to avert the impending Martian invasion.

Completing the sci-fi trilogy, the third series in the adventures of Jet Morgan, Mitch, Doc and Lemmy is a continuation of the preceding stories, ‘Operation Luna’ and ‘The Red Planet’.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Stephen ‘Mitch’ Mitchell …. Don Sharp
Doc Matthews …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Lemmy Barnet …. Alfie Bass
Flynn …. Pat Campbell
Various and Announcer …. David Jacobs

Music composed by Van Phillips

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1955.


SAT 00:30 William Gibson - Pattern Recognition (b007k21k)
Episode 5

'Coolhunter' Cayce travels to Moscow for an emotional encounter with the maker of "the footage" - the mysteriously compelling online film haunting web-surfers around the world.

But why is Cayce's boss at the ad agency so interested in it?

William Gibson's fast-moving thriller concluded by Lorelei King.

Abridged by Ron Roberts.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in February 2007.


SAT 01:00 RD Wingfield (b0082k48)
Outbreak of Fear

5. The Killer

Sergeant Fowler must takes steps as his suspicions grow over his boss Chadwick's conclusions on the murders in the village of Polford.

Conclusion of RD Wingfield's thriller starring Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Chadwick …. Nicholas Courtney
Mitchell …. Conrad Phillips
Rose …. Gillie Gratham
Operator …. Brian Gear
Radio DJ …. Jim Reid
Jackson …. Roger Leach

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1982.


SAT 01:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b0161pxg)
Episode 5

Locked in a battle of wills, Bond's salvation comes from an unexpected quarter. Alex Jennings reads Ian Fleming's classic novel.


SAT 01:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n2v54)
Episode 5

4 Extra Debut. Before they can contact the French smugglers, our heroes have a perilous journey and confront an old foe. Stars Douglas Kelly.


SAT 02:00 Little Blighty on the Down (b007jx6l)
Series 1

Episode 1

Satirical soap opera telling the everyday story of country folk. With John Bluthal and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.


SAT 02:30 Snap (b00tnmtj)
Series 2

Episode 1

Separated for over a year, Doug and Molly are still finding it hard to keep out of each other's lives.

When the decree absolute arrives and Doug hears that Molly is having a drinks party he's furious. But is all as it seems?

The return of Paul Mendelson’s sitcom about life for a couple after they've split.

Molly …. Rebecca Lacey
Doug …. Paul Venables
Kaz …. Soumaya Keynes
Ryan …. Jessie Sullivan
Annie …. Marlene Sidaway
Raymond …. Jonathan Tafler
Dawn …. Samantha Spiro

Producer: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.


SAT 03:00 Alan Ayckbourn - Absent Friends (b007k2tz)
Colin's had it rough, but his concerned friends have their own troubles. Black comedy starring David Jason and Miriam Margolyes.


SAT 04:00 Ronald Frame Short Stories (b007k1lf)
The End of the Season

Rhona has run away from her relationship problems. At her hotel, she comes to an understanding.

Jilly Bond reads Ronald Frame's short story.

Producer: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1995.


SAT 04:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012b8j3)
Series 1

The Taste of Success

The restaurant faces financial trouble. As Jack tries to get away, Warwick raves about a local pudding. Stars Trevor Peacock.


SAT 05:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007jq9s)
Episode 1

Landlord Jack gets an offer from his daughter Nicola to help run his pub when she comes home for Christmas, but his reaction is not what she's expecting...

Joe Turner’s six-part sitcom stars Michael Williams as Jack, Lisa Coleman as Nicola, Cherry Morris as Mrs Drummond, Simon Greenall as Andy and Toby Longworth as Various.

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


SAT 05:30 Millport (b0076258)
Series 2

Story

Everyone's telling tales and making up stories - while Moira's acting oddly, no-one's listening to Bob, Agnes has discovered the medicinal benefits of alcohol - and for once Irene doesn't know what to do...

Bittersweet comedy written by and starring Lynn Ferguson as 30-something island barmaid Irene Bruce who hankers after a better life on the mainland.

Irene ...... Lynn Ferguson
Moira/Agnes ...... Janet Brown
Alberto/Robert/Doctor ...... Lewis McLeod
Ena/Bunty ...... Gabriel Quigley
Bob/Minister ...... Robert Patterson
Dougie ...... Matt Costello

Music arranged by Olly Fox.

Producer: Lucy Bacon

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2001.


SAT 06:00 Andrew Rissik - Troy (b007jv5p)
The Death of Achilles

With the bloody Trojan War at stalemate, Agamemnon hits on a cunning plan. City downfall trilogy with Paul Scofield.


SAT 07:30 James Last - Non Stop Party People (b00vsvcy)
In a village hall in Lincolnshire determined fans brave the cold of a February night to dance the night away. The only music on the turntable is by James Last, a German bandleader with a fanatical following.

Paul Gambaccini goes in search of the non-stop party people to try to understand Last's enduring appeal.

James Last died aged 86 in 2015.

Producer: Mark Rickards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.


SAT 08:00 Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years (b007k059)
Paul Rowley's documentary reveals how the wireless wizard tried to keep himself on-air after BBC Radio 1 sacked him in 1970.


SAT 09:00 Comedy Winners (b00yhqch)
Series 2

Episode 4

Mark Radcliffe introduces more award-winners, including Crisp and Even Brightly, Travels with My Anti-Semitism, Goodness Gracious Me, The Million Pound Radio Show and King Cutler.


SAT 12:00 Chris Fallon - Le Donne (b01n6s6c)
Series 1 Omnibus

Made for 4 Extra. A blissfully ignorant wife of a Neapolitan mafia man has to get to grips with the violent world of Camorra. Stars Indira Varma.


SAT 13:15 Baldi (b00wh649)
Series 5

A Green Murder

Investigating a murder among a community of Dublin environmentalists, Paolo follows a trail including a book launch, a property developer and the Wicklow Mountains...

Starring David Threlfall as Paolo Baldi - Franciscan priest turned Dublin sleuth

With Tina Kellegher as Tina Mahon, Margaret D'Arcy as Mrs Reid, John Kavanagh as Lawlor, Stephen Mangan as Wilkinson, Mark Lambert as Dean, Richard Dormer as Gallagher, Marion O'Dwyer as Nicola Mason, John Hewitt as Bookseller, Patrick Fitzsymons as Builder/Junior Garda and Genevieve Swift as the Assistants.

Murder mystery written by Andrew Martin.

Format by Barry Devlin. Developed and produced by BBC Northern Ireland.

Directed in Belfast by Lawrence Jackson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.


SAT 14:00 Just a Minute (b01n2sl6)
4 Extra Debut. BBC Home Service pilot show with Nicholas Parsons, Beryl Reid, Wilma Ewart, Clement Freud and Derek Nimmo. From December 1967.


SAT 14:30 Listen to Les (b01n21nt)
From 10/02/1985

Lugubrious Les Dawson tells us of thin Albert, and Cosmo Smallpiece discusses modern teenagers.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1985.


SAT 15:00 Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years (b007k059)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Andrew Rissik - Troy (b007jv5p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 Meet David Sedaris (b01n0vhg)
Series 3

Attaboy; In the Waiting Room

The multi-award winning American essayist, David Seadris, brings more of his wit and charm to BBC Radio 4 with a series of audience readings.

Episode 1 (of 6):
This week childhood discipline in the Sedaris household is recalled in "Attaboy" and the perils of agreeing without understanding in a foreign country are examined in "In The Waiting Room".

Produced by Steve Doherty
A Boomerang Production for BBC Radio 4.


SAT 18:00 OK Computer (b01n6sk7)
A man wakes up in a Berlin hospital with no memory. Returned to Britain, he is suspicious of his former life. A dramatic celebration of Radiohead's album, starring Tom Brooke.


SAT 19:00 Comedy Winners (b00yhqch)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 The Jason Byrne Show (b00mw69r)
Series 1

Sport

Probing a fresh theme each week, the Irish comedian hosts stand-up and sketches. With Ivan Brackenbury. From August 2008.


SAT 22:30 The Lee Mack Show (b00bt53m)
Suggs

Singer Suggs joins the quick-fire comic for stand-up, sketches and music. With Angela McHale and Steve Brown. From March 2005.


SAT 23:00 Ruth Rendell - The Fever Tree and Other Stories (b00tcwpv)
The Dreadful Day of Judgement

As they clear up an abandoned graveyard, John, Gilly and Marlon's personal demons start looming larger. Stars Danny Sapani.


SAT 23:30 Adam Baron - Shut Eye (b00snbw5)
Episode 4

A fresh discovery in the hunt for a serial killer turns private eye Billy Rucker into a suspect. Stars David Morrissey.



SUNDAY 07 OCTOBER 2012

SUN 00:00 OK Computer (b01n6sk7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years (b007k059)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Chris Fallon - Le Donne (b01n6s6c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baldi (b00wh649)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Andrew Rissik - Troy (b007jv5p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 Meet David Sedaris (b01n0vhg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Dave Sheasby - The Real Dennis Truelove (b007jtb8)
A bank employee escapes his job to head off on an adventure, hoping the police don't catch him. Stars Fine Time Fontayne.


SUN 07:15 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170vfd)
Dogger, Fisher, German Bight

Charlie Connelly's quest takes in 'the St Tropez of the North' and 'the most boring place in the world.' Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


SUN 07:30 Ayres on the Air (b01n20gw)
Series 4

Autumn

Pam Ayres continues her series of poetry and sketch shows about the seasons.

Autumn includes - what to donate to the harvest festival, interesting things to put on a bonfire, checking out retirement homes in the Autumn of one's life and choosing a suitable evening class for your husband.

Her poems include: I Don't Want to Go to School Mum and The Harvest Hymn.

With Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead.

Producer: Claire Jones.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in October 2012.


SUN 08:00 Harry Worth (b00r7q2v)
Thirty Minutes Worth

The Camera

Harry Worth's got a new camera - and havoc awaits at a wedding.

The amiable, woolly-minded bumbler, causes more confusion!

Starring Harry Worth.

With Jacqueline Clarke, Charles Collingwood, Julie Higginson and John Savident.

Written by Vince Powell.

Producer: Mike Craig

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1988.


SUN 08:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jnpt)
Series 11

Beware of the Neighbour

The cheeky schoolboy's log cabin faces demolition when a new neighbour moves in. Starring Jimmy Clitheroe. From October 1967.


SUN 09:00 Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose (b0124xm1)
Harmony Parker's uncle gives her a 50 pence piece with the power to grant wishes, but whatever will she wish for? Stars Lauren Mote.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01n6t2h)
Judi Dench

Sue Lawley learns the castaway choices of versatile actress Dame Judi Dench, including 'Lady in Red'. From April 1998.


SUN 10:45 GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board (b01blcrg)
Corporal David MacNeill attempts to become an officer, as the Second World War draws to a close in India. GM Fraser's 1970 short story read by Tom Fleming.


SUN 11:00 Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase (b01mwx98)
Series 2

Phill Jupitus

4/8
Recorded during the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, author Christopher Brookmyre chats in depth with comedian Phill Jupitus about his life, writing and his return to performance poetry after a 27 year break.


SUN 11:30 That Reminds Me (b01n6td2)
Series 5

Charles Collingwood

Charles Collingwood, better known as Brian Aldridge in The Archers, talks about his life and acting career.

Series showcasing the reminiscences of well-loved broadcasters chatting to a live audience.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2003.


SUN 12:00 Dave Sheasby - The Real Dennis Truelove (b007jtb8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170vfd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 PD James - The Skull Beneath the Skin (b007vchn)
Episode 1

With her life in danger, actress Clarissa Lisle turns to private detective Cordelia Grey. Two-part thriller starring Greta Scacchi.


SUN 15:00 Harry Worth (b00r7q2v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jnpt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n6tgr)
The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc.


SUN 16:30 Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose (b0124xm1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 A Laugh on the Ocean Wave (b007k4b9)
Episode 1

Nicholas Parsons meets the comedians and musicians who earn a living by entertaining cruise ship passengers. From November 2002.


SUN 18:00 Fear on 4 (b007jzd5)
Series 3

Dance in the Underworld

The Man in Black wonders whether teenager Tony really was dead when they buried him?

Starring Bryan Pringle as Victor, Maggie McCarthy as Avril, Angus Wright as Tony and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

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

Written by Stuart Kerr.

Producer: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


SUN 18:30 Daphne Du Maurier (b007jq6w)
The Birds

Episode 2

The Hockens have battened down the hatches against the avian invasion, but will they be safe? Read by Charlie Barnecut.


SUN 19:00 Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase (b01mwx98)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 That Reminds Me (b01n6td2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Harry Worth (b00r7q2v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jnpt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01n6t2h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board (b01blcrg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Little Britain (b008s4w8)
Series 2

Episode 3

Back where it started out. Matt Lucas and David Walliams' oddball TV smash hit without the cameras. From February 2002.


SUN 22:30 Mark Tavener - In the Red (b007jzr4)
Episode 2

Can anarchic BBC reporter George Cragge keep his job and get nearer to the murderer?

London is plagued by a series of bizarre murders of bank managers. Hot on the trail of the killer are an old-style Chief Police Inspector and BBC Radio's anarchic crime correspondent, George Cragge.

A blackly humorous murder mystery set in the world of City finance, the BBC and political parties starring Michael Williams.

Dramatised by Mark Tavener and Peter Baynham from Mark Tavener's novel.

George Cragge ...... Michael Williams
Frank Jefferson ...... Barry Foster
Geoffrey Crichton-Potter ...... Stephen Moore
Henry ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Max ...... Peter Woodthorpe
Controller Radio 2 ...... Stephen Fry
Controller Radio 4 ...... John Bird
Dominic De'ath ...... Benjamin Whitrow
Hercules Fortescue ...... Nicholas Le Prevost
Caroline ...... Susie Brann
Andrew James ...... Peter Serafinowcz

With Alice Arnold, Annabel Mullion, Jonathan Keeble and Gavin Muir.

Music by Tony McAnaney.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


SUN 23:00 Newsjack (b01n2tnv)
Series 7

Episode 3

Made for 4 Extra. Justin Edwards and the team tastefully make fun of the news stories from the last seven days.


SUN 23:30 Dave Podmore (b007qcsw)
Dave Podmore's Cricket Fix

Episode 2

Dave Podmore, the cricketer's cricketer is due to get the call any day now. But will it be from the Test selectors or VAT inspectors?

And Felicity Kendall had better watch out...

Christopher Douglas stars as Pod.

Written by Christopher Douglas, Nick Newman and Andrew Nickolds.

Dave ...... Chris Douglas
Andy ...... Andrew Nickolds

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2001.



MONDAY 08 OCTOBER 2012

MON 00:00 Fear on 4 (b007jzd5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Daphne Du Maurier (b007jq6w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01n6t2h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board (b01blcrg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase (b01mwx98)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 That Reminds Me (b01n6td2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Harry Worth (b00r7q2v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 PD James - The Skull Beneath the Skin (b007vchn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose (b0124xm1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
Whip Hand

1. Swindler

Disabled ex-champion jumping jockey turned investigator Sid Halley faces a daunting treble:

* Guard the Guineas favourite

* Investigate a dubious racing syndicate

* Find the man who's swindled his ex-wife.

Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing stars Mick Ford.

Dramatised in five parts by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
George Caspar ...... Alan Devereux
Unwin ...... David Vann
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Jenny ...... Petra Markha
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Trevor Deansgate ...... Terry Molloy

Other parts played by Susan Sheridan and David Neal.

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1991.


MON 06:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016c8yc)
Episode 6

Bond has won. Will he live long enough to enjoy victory? Is Le Chiffre really beaten? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.


MON 06:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6y1t)
Episode 6

The heroic foursome comes face-to-face with the smuggling gang's boss, but can they keep up the deception? A new adventure starring the popular 1940s detective.


MON 07:00 HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy (b00r32x3)
Episode 5

A road scheme helps Pop Larkin regain his zest for life. Rural family saga with David Jason and Pam Ferris. From March 1996.


MON 07:30 The Museum of Curiosity (b01n0xpx)
Series 5

Murray, Bondeson, McAlister

Professor of Ignorance at the University of Buckingham, Professor John Lloyd CBE welcomes comedian Jimmy Carr for the fifth series.

Three guests are invited to donate one item each and explain why it deserves a place in the museum.

In the opening episode, John and Jimmy welcome the Natural History Museum's resident dipterologist (fly expert) Erica McAlister; Consultant Rheumatologist at the Cardiff University School of Medicine Jan Bondeson and comedian, historian and fictitious Pub Landlord Al Murray.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012


MON 08:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00cywfb)
From 22/12/1963

The Giggleswade Festival of Music and Culture has an honoured guest - one Mr K Horne.


MON 08:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6yr1)
There's No Place Like Dome

Kremmen, Carla and Gitfinger must find a way to escape from the planet of the Thargoids.

Captain Elvis Brandenburg Kremmen is the world's most fabulous man.

With an IQ of 498 and a height of 6ft 10 inches, he's a Supreme Athlete, a Concert Pianist, Concorde Pilot, Mountain Climber, Diplomat, Space Captain and Genius.

Just like Kenny, Captain Kremmen was born in Liverpool on Christmas Day in 1950.

Kenny Everett's lovingly crafted sci-fi serial made its debut on London's Capital Radio in 1976.


MON 08:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jlll)
Series 3

Tea for Two

A famous by-election visitor sparks party wars for the rag and bone duo.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With John Rye 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.

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

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1971.


MON 09:00 Ayres on the Air (b01n6yj5)
Series 4

Winter

Popular poet Pam Ayres concludes her series of poetry and sketch shows about the seasons with a look at winter.
.
Subjects include that magic combination of cold weather and broken boilers; the art of comparing ailments with an update of the Yuletide song The 12 Days of Christmas and, as we reach the end of the Winter season ,Pam tells how to fan the dying flame of passion, come Valentine's Day.

Poems include: Who's Had My Scissors, Ever Since I Had Me Op and Insomnia.

With Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead

Producer: Claire Jones.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in October 2012.


MON 09:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue (b01n6yj7)
Series 2

Relationships

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue ponder the future and grapple with relationships.

Series 2 of Bill Dare's sitcom stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

Mike ...... Robert Duncan
Sue ...... Jan Ravens

With Roger Blake, Bill Dare, Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Jo Clegg

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1997.


MON 10:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014tvng)
Episode 1

Mary Turner is found murdered on the veranda of her farmstead, her houseboy having confessed to the crime. But he seems to have no motive...

A powerful exploration of racial politics in 1940s Rhodesia.

Nobel Prize winner, Doris Lessing's first novel dramatised in two parts by Tina Pepler.

Mary Turner 1 ...... Alison Pettit
Mary Turner 2 ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Charlie Slatter ...... Miles Anderson
Pheobe Slatter ...... Estelle Kohler
Dick Turner ...... Andrew Wincott
Tony Marston ...... Tom George
Denham ...... Don McCorkindale
Moses ...... Nicholas Beveney
Joseph ...... Kennedy Makambira
Samson ...... Jess Philogene
Susan ...... Janine Esser
Monica ...... Suzanna Hamilton

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2000.


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

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

Zia Mohyeddin reads RK Narayan’s short story.

Director: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01n5z3f)
Meera Syal, Don Warrington, Jesse Armstrong, Felix Dennis, Cowbell and Garland Jeffreys

Notorious entrepreneur Felix Dennis swaps publishing for poetry, pounds for prose and tells Clive about his extraordinary life as a multimillionaire magazine magnate and his subsequent literary incarnation. The documentary'Felix Dennis: Millionaire Poet' is on Sky Arts 2 and Sky Go on Wednesday 10th October at 2100.

Clive hitches a ride with actor Don Warrington, who rose to fame as smooth-mannered student Philip in hit seventies sitcom 'Rising Damp'. Now he plays Hoke Coleburn in 'Driving Miss Daisy' - the chauffeur of Jewish widow Daisy Werthan. What begins as a hostile pairing soon blossoms into a profound friendship. 'Driving Miss Daisy' tour starts on Wednesday 10th October at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford.

Arthur Smith strips off with 'Peep Show' comedy writer Jesse Armstrong. He and writing partner Sam Bain recently focused on Freshers for 'Fresh Meat', a series about the hilarious, and often painful truths of being a student. Their new book 'Fresh Meat: The Essential Guide for New Undergraduates' records every disgusting, exciting, tragic and triumphant detail of student life.

Clive enjoys a Bhaji on the Beach with comedian and actress Meera Syal who is now starring as Beatrice in Royal Shakespeare Company's 'Much Ado About Nothing'. Beatrice and Benedick are locked into a love-hate relationship and tricked into confessing their love for each other. Goodness Gracious Me! 'Much Ado About Nothing' is at London's Noel Coward Theatre until Saturday 27th October.

With moosic from rock n roll duo Cowbell, who perform 'Hanging By A Thread' from their album 'Beat Stampede'.

And the grand seignior of urban poetry, New York music legend Garland Jeffreys performs one of his classic tracks 'New York Skyline'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00cywfb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6yr1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


MON 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jlll)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016c8yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 13:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6y1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


MON 14:00 The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves (b007jrdv)
Episode 1

Winston woos his bride as "Pug" and "Cat" get romantic.

From one of the great romances of the 20th century - the personal letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill, edited by their daughter Mary Soames.

Read by Alex Jennings and Sylvestra le Touzel.

Narrated by Helen Bourne.

Abridged in ten parts by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


MON 14:15 Shakespeare's Restless World (b01dp526)
England Goes Global

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, returns to Radio 4 with a new object-based history. Taking artefacts from William Shakespeare's time, he explores how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of the unstable and rapidly changing world in which they lived.

With old certainties shifting around them, in a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, Neil asks what the plays would have meant to the public when they were first performed. He uses carefully selected objects to explore the great issues of the day that preoccupied the public and helped shape the works, and he considers what they can reveal about the concerns and beliefs of Shakespearean England.

Programme 1. ENGLAND GOES GLOBAL - How Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the globe changed the way Shakespeare's audiences viewed the world and their country's place on it. For the first time, England was engaging with the whole world.

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


MON 14:30 Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress (b007sxvm)
Episode 1

Respected judge Guy Stockdale leaves his wife for his mistress, causing ructions for the whole family. Read by Barbara Flynn.


MON 14:45 Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus (b00shhrl)
Episode 1

Dying composer Salieri is fiercely jealous of his young rival. F Murray Abraham reads the play about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.


MON 15:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014tvng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n6yr3)
Mel Giedroyc meets Philip Pullman, as he reads his reworkings of classic fairy tales.


MON 17:00 To the Manor Born (b007m9wg)
The Spare Room

DeVere takes a shine to Mrs fforbes-Hamilton's guest. Is Audrey jealous?.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron ..... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne ..... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle ..... Brabinger
Margery Withers ..... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass ..... Ned
Podge Hodge ..... Zulema Dene

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

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

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

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.


MON 17:30 HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy (b00r32x3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js0f)
The World in Peril

Episode 12

Jet and Lemmy ignore sinister audio warnings as they approach the centre of the asteroid.

It’s April 1972, and Jet and his crew return to Mars in an attempt to avert the impending Martian invasion.

Completing the sci-fi trilogy, the third series in the adventures of Jet Morgan, Mitch, Doc and Lemmy is a continuation of the preceding stories, ‘Operation Luna’ and ‘The Red Planet’.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Stephen ‘Mitch’ Mitchell …. Don Sharp
Doc Matthews …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Lemmy Barnet …. Alfie Bass
Various …. Pat Campbell
Various and Announcer …. David Jacobs

Music composed by Van Phillips

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1955.


MON 18:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n6yj3)
Marionettes, Inc

By Ray Bradbury. Written 50 years ago, anticipating virtual lives and avatars. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.


MON 18:45 Why, Robot? (b01n6yng)
The Melancholy

A story by Toby Litt inspired by Issac Asimov's three laws of robotics.

It is 2068 AD. Local application 13/13 has disappeared mysteriously on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons. In her official report, Chief Engineer Chandi Kane arrives at an all-too-human set of conclusions.

Writer Toby Litt was born in 1968 and grew up in Bedfordshire. In 2003, he was named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists. His eleventh novel, King Death, will be published in May 2010.

Written by Toby Litt
Read by Indira Varma

Producer - Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 19:00 Beyond Our Ken (b00cywfb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6yr1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


MON 19:30 Steptoe and Son (b007jlll)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016c8yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 20:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6y1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01n5z3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Museum of Curiosity (b01n0xpx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Little Britain (b008vt68)
Series 2

Episode 4

Back where it started out. Matt Lucas and David Walliams' oddball TV smash hit, without the cameras. From March 2002.


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01n6ypf)
Series 5

08/10/2012

An extended edition of the News Quiz, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists are Jeremy Hardy, Hugo Rifkind, Susan Calman and Francesca Martinez.


MON 23:45 The Shuttleworths (b01n6yr5)
Series 4

Every Cloud Has a Silver Wedding

When Joan Chitty calls around unexpectedly, John's silver wedding plans are thwarted. Stars Graham Fellows. From March 2003.



TUESDAY 09 OCTOBER 2012

TUE 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js0f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n6yj3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 00:45 Why, Robot? (b01n6yng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016c8yc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6y1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Ayres on the Air (b01n6yj5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue (b01n6yj7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014tvng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


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


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01n5z3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 To the Manor Born (b007m9wg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy (b00r32x3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
Whip Hand

2. Hide Out

When the favourite for the Newmarket 2000 Guineas was nobbled, why was Sid Halley hiding out in Paris?

Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing stars Mick Ford.

Dramatised by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
George Caspar ...... Alan Devereux
Unwin ...... David Vann
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Jenny ...... Petra Markha
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Trevor Deansgate ...... Terry Molloy
Martin England ...... Christopher England

Other parts played by Susan Sheridan and David Neal.

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1991.


TUE 06:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d77h)
Episode 7

Bond is captive, and no help can possibly reach him in time. He is at Le Chiffre's mercy. Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.


TUE 06:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6zrp)
Episode 7

Gang leader Spider Kennedy till suspects our undercover heroes and sets out to test their resolve. A new adventure starring the popular 1940s detective starring Douglas Kelly.


TUE 07:00 Babblewick Hall (b01n6zrr)
Series 1

Episode 3

After a sermon from Parson Flinch on the dangers of worldly lusts, Fenton Babblewick finds himself smitten by the exquisite charms of Miss Lucinda Bluntstone.

However, before any progress can be made Fenton must satisfy the terms and conditions of Lucinda's formidable mother which includes strict stipulations concerning the long-suffering Augustus Snipe - will this prove the end of an enduring master/servant relationship?

Starring Nicholas Le Prevost as Fenton Babblewick and Forbes Masson as Augustus Snipe.

Scott Cherry’s six-part sitcom set in the 18th-century.

Fenton Babblewick ...... Nick Le Prevost
Augustus Snipe ...... Forbes Masson
Barney ...... David Antrobus
Jack ...... Sam Kelly
Molly ...... Gillian Bevan
Flinch ...... Maurice Denham
Mrs Bluntstone ...... Liz Spriggs
Lucinda ...... Tracie Bennett
Smellie ...... David Timson
Hartson ...... Geoffrey Whitehead

Music by Paul Mottram.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1996.


TUE 07:30 The Secret World (b01n11x0)
Series 3

Episode 4

From Michael Caine to Mark Zuckerberg, Jon Culshaw and friends imagine the private lives of the famous. From September 2012.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b00dyb10)
Ten Snowballs That Shook the World

Neddie Seagoon attempts to auction the equator - from a raft.

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan.

Starring:
Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

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

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in February 1958.


TUE 08:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6zvn)
Throbbing Into Action

Kremmen, Carla and Gitfinger escape from the Thargoids, but they unleash a deadly weapon. Kenny Everett's 1970s sci-fi serial starring the world's most fabulous starship captain.


TUE 08:30 Listen to Les (b01n70dq)
From 17/02/1985

Les Dawson's Southfork spoof of Dallas and Whispering Grass is sung by the Ink Splots.

With Daphne Oxenford, Eli Woods and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1985.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01n6ypf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 The Shuttleworths (b01n6yr5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014ts01)
Episode 2

Dick unknowingly seals Mary's fate, as her troubled relationship with houseboy Moses comes to a violent end.

Conclusion of Doris Lessing's powerful exploration of racial politics in 1940s Rhodesia.

Mary Turner 1 ...... Alison Pettit
Mary Turner 2 ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Charlie Slatter ...... Miles Anderson
Dick Turner ...... Andrew Wincott
Tony Marston ...... Tom George
Denham ...... Don McCorkindale
Moses ...... Nicholas Beveney
Pheobe Slatter ...... Estelle Kohler

Dramatised by Tina Pepler.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2000.


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

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


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

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


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b00dyb10)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6zvn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


TUE 12:30 Listen to Les (b01n70dq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d77h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 13:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6zrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


TUE 14:00 The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves (b007jrf5)
Episode 2

The letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill, recalling time spent apart as their daughter grows up. With Alex Jennings. From February 1999.


TUE 14:15 Shakespeare's Restless World (b01g61vf)
Communion and Conscience

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, returns to Radio 4 with a new object-based history. Taking artefacts from William Shakespeare's time, he explores how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of the unstable and rapidly changing world in which they lived.

With old certainties shifting around them, in a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, Neil asks what the plays would have meant to the public when they were first performed. He uses carefully selected objects to explore the great issues of the day that preoccupied the public and helped shape the works, and he considers what they can reveal about the concerns and beliefs of Shakespearean England.

Programme 2. COMMUNION AND CONSCIENCE - The communion cup that Shakespeare may well have used sheds light on the dramatic religious changes that came in the aftermath of the Reformation

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


TUE 14:30 Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress (b007szmf)
Episode 2

Guy Stockdale's sons learn of his decision to leave their mother after 40 years together. Read by Barbara Flynn.


TUE 14:45 Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus (b00shl8h)
Episode 2

Salieri's jealousy of Mozart ignites a plot for revenge. Read by F Murray Abraham. Adapted from the stage play.


TUE 15:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014ts01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n70ds)
Mel Giedroyc hears about a lifesaving cat, and heads backstage at a glittering West End theatre.


TUE 17:00 Flying the Flag (b00dyb0t)
Series 4

No Special Treatment

Official condemnation of the privatisation of the People's Health Service is tempered slightly when the diplomats study the proposals more closely.

Cheap facelifts and hair transplants for embassy staff... isn't there something to be said for the concept after all?

Series 4 of Alex Shearer's Eastern bloc embassy sitcom.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie, Peter Acre as William Frost, Moir Leslie as Helen Waterson, Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov and Stephen Greif as US Ambassador Spiro Weinberg.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1992.


TUE 17:30 Babblewick Hall (b01n6zrr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js2r)
The World in Peril

Episode 13

As the asteroid ship flounders, Mitch and Lemmy make a shocking discovery.

It’s April 1972, and Jet and his crew return to Mars in an attempt to avert the impending Martian invasion.

Completing the sci-fi trilogy, the third series in the adventures of Jet Morgan, Mitch, Doc and Lemmy is a continuation of the preceding stories, ‘Operation Luna’ and ‘The Red Planet’.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Stephen ‘Mitch’ Mitchell …. Don Sharp
Doc Matthews …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Lemmy Barnet …. Alfie Bass
Flynn …. Pat Campbell
Various …. Alan Tilvern
Rogers/The Martian/Announcer …. David Jacobs

Music composed by Van Phillips

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1955.


TUE 18:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n70cj)
Fragments of a Hologram Rose

By William Gibson. A tale of virtuality, second lives and online culture. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.


TUE 18:45 Why, Robot? (b01n70cl)
Algorithms

Scarlet Thomas has a very different take on a brief which asked writers to use Issac Asimov's 'three laws of robotics' as the starting point for a story.

An algorithm is a step-by-step method for solving a problem. Rebecca's life is full of them. Trouble is, they tend to solve one problem while creating a new one.

Scarlett Thomas was born in 1972. Her work featured in the New Puritans anthology of 2002. Her novel 'The End Of Mr Y' was longlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize For Fiction in 2008. Her new novel 'Our Tragic Universe' will be published in May 2010.

Scarlett's previous work for Radio 4 includes 'Why My Grandmother Learned To Play The Flute' (2003) and 'Brother and Sister Foot' (2005). She teaches Creative Writing at The University of Kent.

Written by Scarlett Thomas.
Read by Siobhan Redmond.

Producer - Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b00dyb10)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n6zvn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


TUE 19:30 Listen to Les (b01n70dq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d77h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 20:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6zrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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


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


TUE 22:00 The Secret World (b01n11x0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b00hq2xz)
Series 2

Jan Ravens

Marcus Brigstocke invites his guest to try things they've never done before. Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is all about getting out of our comfort zones and embracing the new.

Host: Marcus Brigstocke
Guest: Jan Ravens
Devised and produced by: Bill Dare.


TUE 23:00 Acropolis Now (b007jwml)
Series 1

War

Xanthippe's luck is in as the war-like, sex-mad Spartans arrive in Ancient Athens. Stars Stephen Moore. From January 2001.


TUE 23:30 The Masterson Inheritance (b007jq3n)
Series 2

The Gangrene of the Mastersons

The Masterson's epic Crimean War struggle of carnage, carnality and cads.

The award-winning improvised historical family saga based entirely on audience suggestions.

Starring Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Jim Sweeney, Lee Simpson, Phelim McDermott and Caroline Quentin.

Producer: Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.



WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2012

WED 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js2r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n70cj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 00:45 Why, Robot? (b01n70cl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d77h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n6zrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01n6ypf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 The Shuttleworths (b01n6yr5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing (b014ts01)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


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


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


WED 05:00 Flying the Flag (b00dyb0t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Babblewick Hall (b01n6zrr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
Whip Hand

3. Threats

Determined Sid Halley returns to England determined to overcome threats made against him by a gang of racecourse dopers.

Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing stars Mick Ford.

Dramatised by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
Unwin ...... David Vann
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Jenny ...... Petra Markha
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Trevor Deansgate ...... Terry Molloy
Rammileese ...... Andy Hockley
Mark Rammileese ...... Philip Molloy
John Viking ...... James Simmonds
Ullaston ...... Geoff Serle

Other parts played by David Neal.

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1991.


WED 06:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d8xq)
Episode 8

Bond is convalescent. Could Le Chiffre have been right - is it time for the games to end? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.


WED 06:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7hgq)
Episode 8

Jean's life depends on Jock and his boss having to play along with gangster Spider's plan to rob a train. New adventure starring the popular 1940s detective starring Douglas Kelly.


WED 07:00 Albert and Me (b007jsm1)
Series 1

The Homecoming

Single dad Bryan gets worried when his son's mum wants to visit.

Stars Richard Beckinsale as Bryan Archer, Pat Coombs as Mum/Albert and John Comer as Dad. With Robert Gillespie as the Police Sergeant and Diana Berriman as Rose.

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1977.


WED 07:30 Party (b01n1qyg)
Series 3

The Splits

The budding politicians are on their way to research for the by-election.

Tom Basden's satirical comedy about a group of young idealists trying to make waves with their new political party.

Simon .... Tom Basden
Duncan .... Tim Key
Jared .... Jonny Sweet
Mel .... Anna Crilly
Phoebe .... Katy Wix
European Man .. Jot Davies

Producer: Julia McKenzie.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in October 2012.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008p8pl)
Series 5

The Prize Money

The lad gets more than he bargained for when he wins a TV quiz show.

Starring 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 May 1958.


WED 08:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7hgs)
One Whiff Equals Instant Death

The Earthmen escape, but the smelliest substance in the universe is heading their way. Kenny Everett's 1970s sci-fi serial starring the world's most fabulous starship captain.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00scw5v)
Series 3

Episode 9

The Addictive Knitter - and a rare madrigal by Risotto.

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

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

Written by Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, Alan Hutchinson and Eric Idle.

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, Eric Idle and John Cameron.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in May 1966.


WED 09:00 A Whole New Ball Game (b00gf8dn)
Series 2

The Friendly

Fists fly when Andy and Robert's football teams meet, but not among the players. Stars Brenda Blethyn. From November 1994.


WED 09:30 Who Goes There? (b00kmtcf)
Series 2

Episode 3

Martin Young chairs the quiz looking at lives of the noteworthy and notorious from the history books.

Tackling the biographical teasers are team captains Francis Wheen and Fred Housego with guests Carmen Callil and Victoria Glendinning.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July1998.


WED 10:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b012yw3g)
1. Challis Charm

1943: Margaret Steggles moves to bomb-damaged London to take up her new teaching job.

Through a dropped ration book, she meets the Challises, who live at Westwood, an elegant house in Highgate.

The Challis family have great charm, and, with the casual selfishness of the privileged, they soon take advantage of Margaret's slavish admiration.

Stella Gibbons' gentle comedy adapted in two parts by Lynne Truss.

Narrator/Lady Challis …. Rosemary Leach
Margaret Steggles …. Juliet Aubrey
Gerard Challis …. Michael Fenton Stevens
Hilda Wilson …. Saffron Burrows
Hebe Niland …. Caroline Harker
Zita Mandelbaum …. Mia Soteriou
Seraphina Challis …. Phyllida Nash
Dick Fletcher …. Jonathan Nibbs
Mrs Steggles …. Angela Barlow
Mr Hudson …. Chris Donnelly
Grantey …. Jacqueline Tong
Earl …. Martin T. Sherman
Mrs Wilson …. Barbara Kellermann

Producer: Kate McAll

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


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

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

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

Read by Sam Dastor.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1991.


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

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


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008p8pl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7hgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00scw5v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d8xq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 13:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7hgq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


WED 14:00 The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves (b007jrfh)
Episode 3

The letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill. Tragedy strikes and more loneliness follows. With Sylvestra Le Touzel. From February 1999.


WED 14:15 Shakespeare's Restless World (b01drtc2)
Snacking through Shakespeare

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, returns to Radio 4 with a new object-based history. Taking artefacts from William Shakespeare's time, he explores how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of the unstable and rapidly changing world in which they lived.

With old certainties shifting around them, in a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, Neil asks what the plays would have meant to the public when they were first performed. He uses carefully selected objects to explore the great issues of the day that preoccupied the public and helped shape the works, and he considers what they can reveal about the concerns and beliefs of Shakespearean England.

Programme 3. SNACKING THROUGH SHAKESPEARE - A luxury fork discovered on the site of the Rose theatre helps explain what people were nibbling on when they first heard: "Is this a dagger I see before me?"

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


WED 14:30 Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress (b007t2v4)
Episode 3

As the shock reverberates for the Stockdales, Guy's son Alan decides to meet his father's lover Merrion. Read by Barbara Flynn.


WED 14:45 Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus (b00shrwn)
Episode 3

Salieri wrestles with his conscience over seducing Mozart's wife. Read by F Murray Abraham. Adapted from the stage play.


WED 15:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b012yw3g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n7jwt)
Mel Giedroyc sits down at her spinning wheel to create some radio gold.


WED 17:00 The Code of the Woosters (b007jw62)
Strange Behaviour of a Curate

Bertie and Jeeves find themselves on top of a wardrobe. PG Wodehouse adventure with Michael Hordern and Richard Briers.


WED 17:30 Albert and Me (b007jsm1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js56)
The World in Peril

Episode 14

Jack Evans reveals the Martians' Earth invasion plans to Lemmy and Mitch.

It’s April 1972, and Jet and his crew return to Mars in an attempt to avert the impending Martian invasion.

Completing the sci-fi trilogy, the third series in the adventures of Jet Morgan, Mitch, Doc and Lemmy is a continuation of the preceding stories, ‘Operation Luna’ and ‘The Red Planet’.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Stephen ‘Mitch’ Mitchell …. Don Sharp
Doc Matthews …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Lemmy Barnet …. Alfie Bass
Various …. Alan Tilvern
Rogers/The Martian/Announcer …. David Jacobs

Music composed by Van Phillips

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1955.


WED 18:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n7jpv)
Tomorrow's News Yesterday

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The towering double act's funny yet sinister sci-fi story. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.


WED 18:45 Why, Robot? (b01n7jpx)
The Companion

Story by Anita Sullivan inspired by Issac Asimov's three laws of robotics, read by Sheila Steafel. Colin - a medically-trained, 'Companion-series' humanoid - watches over Eunice's old age with an unorthodox interpretation of 'The Three Laws of Robotics'.

Anita Sullivan lives in Sussex. Her first play for radio, commissioned by Sweet Talk, was runner up in the Richard Imison Awards. Recent work includes Homesick and Torchwood: Asylum in 2009 and The Beacon (a five-part adaptation of Susan Hill's novel) in March 2010. She has also written for theatre companies as diverse as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Plymouth Theatre Royal, Pop-Up children's theatre, Eastern Angles and Borderline. The Companion is Anita's second short story for Sweet Talk, following The Phantom Cosmonaut, part of the 'Sputnik' series, in 2007.

Written by Anita Sullivan
Read by Sheila Steafel

Producer - Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008p8pl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7hgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00scw5v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d8xq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 20:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7hgq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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


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


WED 22:00 Party (b01n1qyg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Stockport, So Good They Named It Once (b01n7jww)
Series 2

Claudine

Jason learns to drive and Michael finds a job, but are there strings attached?

The lives of the Stockport-based, Conroy family - in series 2 of Damian Lanigan and Jim Poyser's comedy drama.

Jason ...... Andrew Knott
Maureen ...... Beverley Callard
Eddie ...... John Henshaw
Michael ...... Jason Done
Claudine ...... Brigit Forsyth
Gordon ...... Robin Bowerman

Music: Big George

Producer: Neil Mossey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2000.


WED 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01nh54w)
From 10pm - midnight, Sunday to Friday, the Comedy Club has two hours of comedy. Plus Tom Wrigglesworth chats to Ava Vidal.


WED 23:00 Doon Your Way (b007jzrw)
Episode 2

Bryony the Brownie and DJ Chantal join Doon Mackichan's parade of comic characters. With Alastair McGowan. From August 1996.


WED 23:30 Nebulous (b00wwdg0)
Series 3

The Girl With the Liquid Face

It is 2099, and the Professor is on a secret mission to find Atlantis. Starring Mark Gatiss and David Warner. From May 2008.



THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER 2012

THU 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js56)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Brave New Worlds (b01n7jpv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 00:45 Why, Robot? (b01n7jpx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016d8xq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7hgq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 A Whole New Ball Game (b00gf8dn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Who Goes There? (b00kmtcf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b012yw3g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


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


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


THU 05:00 The Code of the Woosters (b007jw62)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Albert and Me (b007jsm1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
Whip Hand

4. Connections

Sid Halley must probe a link between cauliflowers and pig disease - and the loss of three champion racehorses.

Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing stars Mick Ford.

Dramatised by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Rammileese ...... Andy Hockley
Ullaston ...... Geoff Serle
Arnadale ...... David Vann
Louise ...... Susan Sheridan
Martin England ...... Christopher England

Other parts played by David Neal.

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1991.


THU 06:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dgyz)
Episode 9

Bond is confused. Reunited with Vesper, their love continues. But what troubles her? Alex Jennings reads the classic spy novel.


THU 06:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7kgm)
Episode 9

Our hero and his pal Jock are forced to take part in a lethal attack if Jean is to be released unharmed. New adventure starring the popular 1940s detective, starring Douglas Kelly.


THU 07:00 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b008ggtc)
Series 2

A Green Unpleasant Land

The couple's German friend Heinrich reveals his thoughts about the war. Written by and starring Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall. From June 2003.


THU 07:30 John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme (b01n1rpw)
Series 2

Episode 4

John Finnemore, the writer and star of Cabin Pressure, regular guest on The Now Show and popper-upper in things like Miranda and Family Guy, records a second series of his hit sketch show.

The first series was described as "sparklingly clever" by The Daily Telegraph and "one of the most consistently funny sketch shows for quite some time" by The Guardian. It featured Winnie the Pooh coming to terms with his abusive relationship with honey, how The Archers sounds to people who don't listen to the Archers and how Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde decided whose turn it was to do the washing up.

This episode doesn't feature any of those things, but it does feature some other things, and don't worry, they're funny too.

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme is written by and stars John Finnemore. It also features Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Simon Kane, Lawry Lewin and Carrie Quinlan. It is produced by Ed Morrish.


THU 08:00 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
Series 2

The Whisky Priest

Facing a moral dilemma over the sale of British-made weapons, Jim Hacker tries to shun Sir Humphrey's advice.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around the hapless MP Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard …. Derek Fowlds
Major Saunders …. Anton Rodgers
Annie …. Diana Hoddinott
The Chief Whip …. Edward Jewesbury

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.


THU 08:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7knk)
Sensational Solution

The Earthmen's ship is hit by the deadly putron ray. Can our hero find an antidote? Kenny Everett's 1970s sci-fi serial starring the world's most fabulous starship captain.


THU 08:30 Dad's Army (b007jrl4)
Series 3

Is There Honey Still for Tea?

Private Godfrey's humble abode, Cherry Tree Cottage, is threatened with demolition to make way for a new aerodrome...

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
Cissie Godfrey …. Joan Cooper
Colonel/Sir Charles …. Fraser Kerr
Announcer/Newsreader …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1976.


THU 09:00 Huddwinks (b00fsmzd)
Series 2

The Fall of the House of Slaithwaite

A northern black pudding maker must deal with the consequences of some unexpected ingredients

Roy Hudd stars in Laurie Rowley’s comic parodies.

With:

Denise Coffey
Chris Emmett
David Gooderson
Fred Harris

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1988.


THU 09:30 Just a Minute (b01n7ktn)
Man of the minute, Nicholas Parsons welcomes Derek Nimmo, Clement Freud, Prunella Scales and Andree Melly. From January 1968.


THU 10:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b01322b0)
2. Disillusionment

Teacher Margaret Steggles wonders if pompous playwright Gerald Challis really is the man of her dreams?

Conclusion of Stella Gibbons' gentle comedy adapted by Lynne Truss.

Narrator/Lady Challis …. Rosemary Leach
Margaret Steggles …. Juliet Aubrey
Gerard Challis …. Michael Fenton Stevens
Hilda Wilson …. Saffron Burrows
Hebe Niland …. Caroline Harker
Zita Mandelbaum …. Mia Soteriou
Seraphina Challis …. Phyllida Nash
Dick Fletcher …. Jonathan Nibbs
Mrs Steggles …. Angela Barlow
Mr Hudson …. Chris Donnelly
Grantey …. Jacqueline Tong
Earl …. Martin T. Sherman
Mrs Wilson …. Barbara Kellermann

Producer: Kate McAll

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


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

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


THU 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
Skin

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


THU 12:00 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7knk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


THU 12:30 Dad's Army (b007jrl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dgyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 13:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7kgm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


THU 14:00 The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves (b007jrfx)
Episode 4

The letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill. Another world war is looming. With Alex Jennings and Sylvestra Le Touzel. From February 1999.


THU 14:15 Shakespeare's Restless World (b01g637c)
Life without Elizabeth

Radio 4 with a new object-based history. Taking artefacts from William Shakespeare's time, he explores how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of the unstable and rapidly changing world in which they lived.

With old certainties shifting around them, in a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, Neil asks what the plays would have meant to the public when they were first performed. He uses carefully selected objects to explore the great issues of the day that preoccupied the public and helped shape the works, and he considers what they can reveal about the concerns and beliefs of Shakespearean England.

Programme 4. LIFE WITHOUT ELIZABETH - Painted in 1571 to justify and celebrate Elizabeth I's position in the Tudor succession, by the 1590s, with no direct Tudor heir, this image had very different implications.

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


THU 14:30 Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress (b007t59b)
Episode 4

Guy Stockdale's dumped wife Laura starts making demands, while his lover Merrion's mother is worried. Read by Barbara Flynn.


THU 14:45 Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus (b00sjp2n)
Episode 4

Will Salieri finally take his revenge on Mozart? Or is his quarrel really with God? Read by F Murray Abraham.


THU 15:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b01322b0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n7lsp)
Philip Pullman reads more Grimm Tales, and Mel finds out about the story-collecting brothers.


THU 17:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009hshb)
A Moving Experience

With talk of relocating his company, tycoon Jimmy fancies life as a country gent. Stars Bernard Cribbins. From December 1987.


THU 17:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b008ggtc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js79)
The World in Peril

Episode 15

Stranded on the surface of the asteroid, Jet Morgan and Doc fight desperately to be rescued.

It’s April 1972, and Jet and his crew return to Mars in an attempt to avert the impending Martian invasion.

Completing the sci-fi trilogy, the third series in the adventures of Jet Morgan, Mitch, Doc and Lemmy is a continuation of the preceding stories, ‘Operation Luna’ and ‘The Red Planet’.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Stephen ‘Mitch’ Mitchell …. Don Sharp
Doc Matthews …. Guy Kingsley-Poynter
Lemmy Barnet …. Alfie Bass
Flynn …. Pat Campbell
Various …. Alan Tilvern
Rogers/The Martian/Announcer …. David Jacobs

Music composed by Van Phillips

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1956.


THU 18:30 Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (b007jpky)
Episode 1

The story behind Total Recall by sci-fi master Philip K Dick. Hidden beneath false memories, a disturbing truth is revealed. Read by William Hootkins.


THU 19:00 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7knk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


THU 19:30 Dad's Army (b007jrl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dgyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 20:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7kgm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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


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


THU 22:00 John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme (b01n1rpw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Newsjack (b01n7lyh)
Series 7

Episode 4

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


THU 23:00 The Million Pound Radio Show (b008vr3v)
Series 2

Episode 1

Tackling burglars and TV war reports revealed. Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell's sharp-edged topical humour. From August 1986.


THU 23:30 The Penny Dreadfuls (b00gpbcj)
The Brothers Faversham

Horatius Faversham

The tale of Victorian Britain's most decorated soldier - Horatius Faversham.

The comedy sketch trio present swashbuckling tales of four brothers born into the same privileged aristocratic family - Horatius, Theseus, Leonidas and Augustus,

Written by and starring Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck.

Alexandra Faversham ... Ingrid Oliver
Narrator... Miles Jupp.

Producer: Julia McKenzie

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



FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER 2012

FRI 00:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js79)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (b007jpky)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dgyz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7kgm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Huddwinks (b00fsmzd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Just a Minute (b01n7ktn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Stella Gibbons - Westwood (b01322b0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


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


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


FRI 05:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009hshb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b008ggtc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
Whip Hand

5. The Finish

Sid Halley believes he knows the truth behind the doping and phoney racing syndicates, but dare he reveal it?

Mick Ford stars in the conclusion of Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing.

Dramatised by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Trevor Deansgate ...... Terry Molloy
Rammileese ...... Andy Hockley
Ullaston ...... Geoff Serle
Jenny ...... Petra Markham
Mark Rammileese ...... Philip Molloy
George Casper ...... Alan Devereux

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1991.


FRI 06:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dklr)
Episode 10

Bond is betrayed, and it seems the true enemy is much closer to home than he realises. Alex Jennings concludes the spy classic.


FRI 06:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7m1h)
Episode 10

Snowy and the French police follow the trail of engine oil left by Jock. But they're heading into a trap. New adventure starring the popular 1940s detective, starring Douglas Kelly.


FRI 07:00 Millport (b0076287)
Series 2

Growth

Bunty's nowhere to be found when an EU official arrives to inspect her vegetables.

Meanwhile the rest of Millport is bitten by the fitness bug, but the lack of any sports facilities poses a few logistical problems...

Bittersweet comedy written by and starring Lynn Ferguson as 30-something island barmaid Irene Bruce, who hankers after a better life on the mainland.

Irene ...... Lynn Ferguson
Moira/Agnes ...... Janet Brown
Alberto/Robert/Inspector ...... Lewis McLeod
Ena/Bunty ...... Gabriel Quigley
Bob/Minister ...... Robert Patterson
Dougie ...... Matt Costello

Music arranged by Olly Fox.

Producer: Lucy Bacon

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2001.


FRI 07:30 Meet David Sedaris (b01n60m2)
Series 3

Author Author; Front Row Centre with Thaddeus Bristol

The multi-award winning American essayist brings more of his wit and charm to BBC Radio 4 with a series of audience readings.

This week David gives his observations of life as an author on tour in "Author, Author", makes a satirical swipe at critics in "Front Row Centre with Thaddeus Bristol", and reads some extracts from his diaries.

Producer: Steve Doherty
A Boom Pictures Cymru production for BBC Radio 4.


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

Captain Povey Reports Sick

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

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

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1965.


FRI 08:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7m30)
Something Vibrating

The Earthmen overcome the deadly putron ray, but they're not clear of the Thargoids yet. Kenny Everett's 1970s sci-fi serial starring the world's most fabulous starship captain.


FRI 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jr74)
Series 3

Around the World the Burkiss Way

Books are plundered, but what the Dickens is going on?

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

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

Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Producer: John Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.


FRI 09:00 Little Blighty on the Down (b007jx7n)
Series 1

Episode 2

Sparks enjoys economic prosperity under the Rotarians. But will it last? Political satire in the story of country folk, with Nick Hancock and Andrew Sachs. From September 1988.


FRI 09:30 Snap (b00tqqjc)
Series 2

Episode 2

Kaz is having problems at school and wants her dad to have a firm talk with her PE teacher from hell.

Meanwhile, Molly’s concerned about Dawn who’s concerned about Raymond. Is he having an affair?

Paul Mendelson’s sitcom about life for a couple after they've split.

Molly …. Rebecca Lacey
Doug …. Paul Venables
Kaz …. Soumaya Keynes
Ryan …. Jessie Sullivan
Annie …. Marlene Sidaway
Raymond …. Jonathan Tafler
Dawn …. Samantha Spiro

Producer: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.


FRI 10:00 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (b00tdmc0)
Biographer Richard Holmes introduces Coleridge's classic poem of a cursed sea voyage. Starring John Nettles and Philip Madoc.


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

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


FRI 11:15 David Almond - Skellig (b01n7mpz)
Prize-winning story of what happens when a Newcastle boy finds a dying angel in the garage of his new home. Stars Adam Ironside.


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


FRI 12:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7m30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


FRI 12:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jr74)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dklr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 13:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7m1h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


FRI 14:00 The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves (b007jrg7)
Episode 5

The letters of Winston and Clementine Churchill. The reality of war strikes home. With Alex Jennings and Sylvestra Le Touzel. From February 1999.


FRI 14:15 Shakespeare's Restless World (b01g65gz)
Swordplay and Swagger

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, continues his new object-based history. Taking artefacts from William Shakespeare's time, he explores how Elizabethan and Jacobean playgoers made sense of the unstable and rapidly changing world in which they lived.

With old certainties shifting around them, in a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, Neil asks what the plays would have meant to the public when they were first performed. He uses carefully selected objects to explore the great issues of the day that preoccupied the public and helped shape the works, and he considers what they can reveal about the concerns and beliefs of Shakespearean England.

Programme 5. SWORDPLAY AND SWAGGER - The essential accoutrements of any self-respecting gentleman illustrate the extent of violence in Elizabethan London - both onstage and off.

Producer: Paul Kobrak.


FRI 14:30 Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress (b007sygk)
Episode 5

Cajoled by his wife Carrie, Simon Stockdale finally meets his father's lover, Merrion. Read by Barbara Flynn.


FRI 14:45 Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus (b00sjr7d)
Episode 5

Salieri is seething when Mozart writes an Italian opera, so he plots to stop it. Read by F Murray Abraham.


FRI 15:00 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (b00tdmc0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01n7mq1)
Mel Giedroyc lands on the moon, and as Private Peaceful reaches cinemas, Michael Morpurgo reveals his favourite books.


FRI 17:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007v07y)
Episode 2

Jack and Nicola are struggling to re-establish their father-daughter bond, as she settles back into the pub.

But when she breaks his favourite bowl, Nicola worries that she might have broken something else.

Joe Turner’s six-part sitcom stars Michael Williams as Jack, Lisa Coleman as Nicola, Cherry Morris as Mrs Drummond, Simon Greenall as Andy and Toby Longworth as Brian.

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1999.


FRI 17:30 Millport (b0076287)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007js9j)
The World in Peril

Episode 16

Captain Jet Morgan and the crew of the Discovery ambush the Lunar Controller.

Continuing the 20-part serial - the third of Charles Chilton's classic sci-fi trilogy set in 1972.

CAST:
Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. Alfie Bass
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Don Sharp
Various ….Alan Tylvern
Rogers/The Martian …. David Jacobs

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

Written and produced by Charles Chilton.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1956.


FRI 18:30 Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (b007mfgq)
Episode 2

Does a childhood fantasy hold the key to the human race's survival? Philip K Dick's classic tale concluded by William Hootkins.


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


FRI 19:25 Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen (b01n7m30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:25 today]


FRI 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jr74)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 James Bond - Casino Royale (b016dklr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 20:45 Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure (b01n7m1h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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


FRI 21:15 David Almond - Skellig (b01n7mpz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 The Comedy Club at The Cheltenham Literature Festival (b01n7n4g)
The Comedy Club heads off to the Cheltenham Literature Festival for a night of stand-up comedy. Hosted by Arthur Smith, and showcasing our Comedy Club talent.


FRI 22:45 Creme de la Crime (b00807sd)
Series 1

Heist Society

A tale of 1960s cunning villainy coinciding with the World Cup.

Recalled by Michael Feydeau -TV's much-loved Inspector Niblett - and crime expert David Pershore

Using a daring mixture of reconstructions, interviews, music and specially made noises, tales from the vaults of villainy.

Written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.

With:
Emma Kennedy
Simon Greenall

Director: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.


FRI 23:00 The Party Party (b007w2z5)
Episode 3

Will Sir Lord Knight's campaign over the danger of ads do the business? Stars Hugh Laurie and Clive Mantle. From May 1987.


FRI 23:30 Genius (b008gh65)
Series 1

Paul Daniels

From the 99p coin to steel drum urinals.

Dave Gorman asks magician Paul Daniels to select the public's best loopy idea.

The first of three radio comedy series where award-winning comedian Dave Gorman and a celebrity guest chew over the ridiculous, unworkable but sometimes genius inventions, schemes and policies of the public.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2005.




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

A Laugh on the Ocean Wave 17:30 SUN (b007k4b9)

A Whole New Ball Game 09:00 WED (b00gf8dn)

A Whole New Ball Game 02:00 THU (b00gf8dn)

Acropolis Now 23:00 TUE (b007jwml)

Adam Baron - Shut Eye 23:30 SAT (b00snbw5)

Alan Ayckbourn - Absent Friends 03:00 SAT (b007k2tz)

Albert and Me 07:00 WED (b007jsm1)

Albert and Me 17:30 WED (b007jsm1)

Albert and Me 05:30 THU (b007jsm1)

Andrew Rissik - Troy 06:00 SAT (b007jv5p)

Andrew Rissik - Troy 16:00 SAT (b007jv5p)

Andrew Rissik - Troy 04:00 SUN (b007jv5p)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 07:15 SUN (b0170vfd)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 13:15 SUN (b0170vfd)

Ayres on the Air 07:30 SUN (b01n20gw)

Ayres on the Air 09:00 MON (b01n6yj5)

Ayres on the Air 02:00 TUE (b01n6yj5)

Babblewick Hall 07:00 TUE (b01n6zrr)

Babblewick Hall 17:30 TUE (b01n6zrr)

Babblewick Hall 05:30 WED (b01n6zrr)

Baldi 13:15 SAT (b00wh649)

Baldi 03:15 SUN (b00wh649)

Beyond Our Ken 08:00 MON (b00cywfb)

Beyond Our Ken 12:00 MON (b00cywfb)

Beyond Our Ken 19:00 MON (b00cywfb)

Brave New Worlds 18:30 MON (b01n6yj3)

Brave New Worlds 00:30 TUE (b01n6yj3)

Brave New Worlds 18:30 TUE (b01n70cj)

Brave New Worlds 00:30 WED (b01n70cj)

Brave New Worlds 18:30 WED (b01n7jpv)

Brave New Worlds 00:30 THU (b01n7jpv)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 SAT (b007jrxn)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 MON (b007js0f)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 TUE (b007js0f)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 TUE (b007js2r)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 WED (b007js2r)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 WED (b007js56)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 THU (b007js56)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 THU (b007js79)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:00 FRI (b007js79)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:00 FRI (b007js9j)

Chris Fallon - Le Donne 12:00 SAT (b01n6s6c)

Chris Fallon - Le Donne 02:00 SUN (b01n6s6c)

Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase 11:00 SUN (b01mwx98)

Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase 19:00 SUN (b01mwx98)

Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase 02:00 MON (b01mwx98)

Comedy Winners 09:00 SAT (b00yhqch)

Comedy Winners 19:00 SAT (b00yhqch)

Creme de la Crime 22:45 FRI (b00807sd)

Dad's Army 08:30 THU (b007jrl4)

Dad's Army 12:30 THU (b007jrl4)

Dad's Army 19:30 THU (b007jrl4)

Daphne Du Maurier 18:30 SUN (b007jq6w)

Daphne Du Maurier 00:30 MON (b007jq6w)

Dave Podmore 23:30 SUN (b007qcsw)

Dave Sheasby - The Real Dennis Truelove 06:00 SUN (b007jtb8)

Dave Sheasby - The Real Dennis Truelove 12:00 SUN (b007jtb8)

David Almond - Skellig 11:15 FRI (b01n7mpz)

David Almond - Skellig 21:15 FRI (b01n7mpz)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01n6t2h)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01n6t2h)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01n6t2h)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 01:45 SAT (b01n2v54)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 06:45 MON (b01n6y1t)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 13:45 MON (b01n6y1t)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 20:45 MON (b01n6y1t)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 01:45 TUE (b01n6y1t)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 06:45 TUE (b01n6zrp)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 13:45 TUE (b01n6zrp)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 20:45 TUE (b01n6zrp)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 01:45 WED (b01n6zrp)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 06:45 WED (b01n7hgq)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 13:45 WED (b01n7hgq)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 20:45 WED (b01n7hgq)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 01:45 THU (b01n7hgq)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 06:45 THU (b01n7kgm)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 13:45 THU (b01n7kgm)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 20:45 THU (b01n7kgm)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 01:45 FRI (b01n7kgm)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 06:45 FRI (b01n7m1h)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 13:45 FRI (b01n7m1h)

Dick Barton Special Agent - The Paris Adventure 20:45 FRI (b01n7m1h)

Dick Francis 06:00 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 13:00 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 20:00 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 01:00 TUE (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 06:00 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 13:00 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 20:00 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 01:00 WED (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 06:00 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 13:00 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 20:00 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 01:00 THU (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 06:00 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 13:00 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 20:00 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 01:00 FRI (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 06:00 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dick Francis 13:00 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dick Francis 20:00 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose 09:00 SUN (b0124xm1)

Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose 16:30 SUN (b0124xm1)

Dick King-Smith - The Queen's Nose 05:00 MON (b0124xm1)

Doon Your Way 23:00 WED (b007jzrw)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 10:00 MON (b014tvng)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 15:00 MON (b014tvng)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 03:00 TUE (b014tvng)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 10:00 TUE (b014ts01)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 15:00 TUE (b014ts01)

Doris Lessing - The Grass Is Singing 03:00 WED (b014ts01)

Fear on 4 18:00 SUN (b007jzd5)

Fear on 4 00:00 MON (b007jzd5)

Flying the Flag 17:00 TUE (b00dyb0t)

Flying the Flag 05:00 WED (b00dyb0t)

GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board 10:45 SUN (b01blcrg)

GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board 21:45 SUN (b01blcrg)

GM Fraser - Monsoon Selection Board 01:45 MON (b01blcrg)

Genius 23:30 FRI (b008gh65)

HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy 07:00 MON (b00r32x3)

HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy 17:30 MON (b00r32x3)

HE Bates - A Little of What You Fancy 05:30 TUE (b00r32x3)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b008p8pl)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b008p8pl)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b008p8pl)

Harry Worth 08:00 SUN (b00r7q2v)

Harry Worth 15:00 SUN (b00r7q2v)

Harry Worth 20:00 SUN (b00r7q2v)

Harry Worth 03:00 MON (b00r7q2v)

Huddwinks 09:00 THU (b00fsmzd)

Huddwinks 02:00 FRI (b00fsmzd)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00scw5v)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00scw5v)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00scw5v)

I've Never Seen Star Wars 22:30 TUE (b00hq2xz)

James Bond - Casino Royale 01:30 SAT (b0161pxg)

James Bond - Casino Royale 06:30 MON (b016c8yc)

James Bond - Casino Royale 13:30 MON (b016c8yc)

James Bond - Casino Royale 20:30 MON (b016c8yc)

James Bond - Casino Royale 01:30 TUE (b016c8yc)

James Bond - Casino Royale 06:30 TUE (b016d77h)

James Bond - Casino Royale 13:30 TUE (b016d77h)

James Bond - Casino Royale 20:30 TUE (b016d77h)

James Bond - Casino Royale 01:30 WED (b016d77h)

James Bond - Casino Royale 06:30 WED (b016d8xq)

James Bond - Casino Royale 13:30 WED (b016d8xq)

James Bond - Casino Royale 20:30 WED (b016d8xq)

James Bond - Casino Royale 01:30 THU (b016d8xq)

James Bond - Casino Royale 06:30 THU (b016dgyz)

James Bond - Casino Royale 13:30 THU (b016dgyz)

James Bond - Casino Royale 20:30 THU (b016dgyz)

James Bond - Casino Royale 01:30 FRI (b016dgyz)

James Bond - Casino Royale 06:30 FRI (b016dklr)

James Bond - Casino Royale 13:30 FRI (b016dklr)

James Bond - Casino Royale 20:30 FRI (b016dklr)

James Last - Non Stop Party People 07:30 SAT (b00vsvcy)

Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress 14:30 MON (b007sxvm)

Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress 14:30 TUE (b007szmf)

Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress 14:30 WED (b007t2v4)

Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress 14:30 THU (b007t59b)

Joanna Trollope - Marrying the Mistress 14:30 FRI (b007sygk)

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme 07:30 THU (b01n1rpw)

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme 22:00 THU (b01n1rpw)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 TUE (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 TUE (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 04:15 WED (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 WED (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 WED (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 04:15 THU (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 THU (b007k19x)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 THU (b007k19x)

Juliet Ace Monologues 04:15 FRI (b007k19x)

Just a Minute 14:00 SAT (b01n2sl6)

Just a Minute 09:30 THU (b01n7ktn)

Just a Minute 02:30 FRI (b01n7ktn)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 08:25 MON (b01n6yr1)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 12:25 MON (b01n6yr1)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 19:25 MON (b01n6yr1)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 08:25 TUE (b01n6zvn)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 12:25 TUE (b01n6zvn)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 19:25 TUE (b01n6zvn)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 08:25 WED (b01n7hgs)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 12:25 WED (b01n7hgs)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 19:25 WED (b01n7hgs)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 08:25 THU (b01n7knk)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 12:25 THU (b01n7knk)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 19:25 THU (b01n7knk)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 08:25 FRI (b01n7m30)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 12:25 FRI (b01n7m30)

Kenny Everett - Captain Kremmen 19:25 FRI (b01n7m30)

Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years 08:00 SAT (b007k059)

Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years 15:00 SAT (b007k059)

Kenny Everett: The BBC Local Radio Years 01:00 SUN (b007k059)

Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue 09:30 MON (b01n6yj7)

Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue 02:30 TUE (b01n6yj7)

Listen to Les 14:30 SAT (b01n21nt)

Listen to Les 08:30 TUE (b01n70dq)

Listen to Les 12:30 TUE (b01n70dq)

Listen to Les 19:30 TUE (b01n70dq)

Little Blighty on the Down 02:00 SAT (b007jx6l)

Little Blighty on the Down 09:00 FRI (b007jx7n)

Little Britain 22:00 SUN (b008s4w8)

Little Britain 22:30 MON (b008vt68)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01n5z3f)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01n5z3f)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01n5z3f)

Mark Tavener - In the Red 22:30 SUN (b007jzr4)

Meet David Sedaris 17:30 SAT (b01n0vhg)

Meet David Sedaris 05:30 SUN (b01n0vhg)

Meet David Sedaris 07:30 FRI (b01n60m2)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01n6tgr)

Millport 05:30 SAT (b0076258)

Millport 07:00 FRI (b0076287)

Millport 17:30 FRI (b0076287)

Mind Your Own Business! 17:00 THU (b009hshb)

Mind Your Own Business! 05:00 FRI (b009hshb)

Nebulous 23:30 WED (b00wwdg0)

Newsjack 23:00 SUN (b01n2tnv)

Newsjack 22:30 THU (b01n7lyh)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 04:15 SAT (b012b8j3)

OK Computer 18:00 SAT (b01n6sk7)

OK Computer 00:00 SUN (b01n6sk7)

Old Dog and Partridge 05:00 SAT (b007jq9s)

Old Dog and Partridge 17:00 FRI (b007v07y)

PD James - The Skull Beneath the Skin 13:30 SUN (b007vchn)

PD James - The Skull Beneath the Skin 03:30 MON (b007vchn)

Party 07:30 WED (b01n1qyg)

Party 22:00 WED (b01n1qyg)

Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 18:30 THU (b007jpky)

Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 00:30 FRI (b007jpky)

Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 18:30 FRI (b007mfgq)

RD Wingfield 01:00 SAT (b0082k48)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 MON (b01d9164)

RK Narayan Stories 21:00 MON (b01d9164)

RK Narayan Stories 04:00 TUE (b01d9164)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 TUE (b01d98l5)

RK Narayan Stories 21:00 TUE (b01d98l5)

RK Narayan Stories 04:00 WED (b01d98l5)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 WED (b01dbfnc)

RK Narayan Stories 21:00 WED (b01dbfnc)

RK Narayan Stories 04:00 THU (b01dbfnc)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 THU (b01dbqjv)

RK Narayan Stories 21:00 THU (b01dbqjv)

RK Narayan Stories 04:00 FRI (b01dbqjv)

RK Narayan Stories 11:00 FRI (b01dc3p8)

RK Narayan Stories 21:00 FRI (b01dc3p8)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 07:00 THU (b008ggtc)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 17:30 THU (b008ggtc)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 05:30 FRI (b008ggtc)

Ronald Frame Short Stories 04:00 SAT (b007k1lf)

Ruth Rendell - The Fever Tree and Other Stories 23:00 SAT (b00tcwpv)

Shakespeare's Restless World 14:15 MON (b01dp526)

Shakespeare's Restless World 14:15 TUE (b01g61vf)

Shakespeare's Restless World 14:15 WED (b01drtc2)

Shakespeare's Restless World 14:15 THU (b01g637c)

Shakespeare's Restless World 14:15 FRI (b01g65gz)

Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus 14:45 MON (b00shhrl)

Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus 14:45 TUE (b00shl8h)

Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus 14:45 WED (b00shrwn)

Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus 14:45 THU (b00sjp2n)

Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus 14:45 FRI (b00sjr7d)

Snap 02:30 SAT (b00tnmtj)

Snap 09:30 FRI (b00tqqjc)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 10:00 WED (b012yw3g)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 15:00 WED (b012yw3g)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 03:00 THU (b012yw3g)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 10:00 THU (b01322b0)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 15:00 THU (b01322b0)

Stella Gibbons - Westwood 03:00 FRI (b01322b0)

Steptoe and Son 08:30 MON (b007jlll)

Steptoe and Son 12:30 MON (b007jlll)

Steptoe and Son 19:30 MON (b007jlll)

Stockport, So Good They Named It Once 22:30 WED (b01n7jww)

That Reminds Me 11:30 SUN (b01n6td2)

That Reminds Me 19:30 SUN (b01n6td2)

That Reminds Me 02:30 MON (b01n6td2)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01n6yr3)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01n70ds)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01n7jwt)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01n7lsp)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01n7mq1)

The Burkiss Way 08:30 FRI (b007jr74)

The Burkiss Way 12:30 FRI (b007jr74)

The Burkiss Way 19:30 FRI (b007jr74)

The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves 14:00 MON (b007jrdv)

The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves 14:00 TUE (b007jrf5)

The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves 14:00 WED (b007jrfh)

The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves 14:00 THU (b007jrfx)

The Churchills - Speaking for Themselves 14:00 FRI (b007jrg7)

The Clitheroe Kid 08:30 SUN (b007jnpt)

The Clitheroe Kid 15:30 SUN (b007jnpt)

The Clitheroe Kid 20:30 SUN (b007jnpt)

The Code of the Woosters 17:00 WED (b007jw62)

The Code of the Woosters 05:00 THU (b007jw62)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 WED (b01nh54w)

The Comedy Club at The Cheltenham Literature Festival 22:00 FRI (b01n7n4g)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b00dyb10)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b00dyb10)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b00dyb10)

The Jason Byrne Show 22:00 SAT (b00mw69r)

The Lee Mack Show 22:30 SAT (b00bt53m)

The Masterson Inheritance 23:30 TUE (b007jq3n)

The Million Pound Radio Show 23:00 THU (b008vr3v)

The Museum of Curiosity 07:30 MON (b01n0xpx)

The Museum of Curiosity 22:00 MON (b01n0xpx)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b00lqzs5)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b00lqzs5)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b00lqzs5)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b01n6ypf)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b01n6ypf)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b01n6ypf)

The Party Party 23:00 FRI (b007w2z5)

The Penny Dreadfuls 23:30 THU (b00gpbcj)

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner 10:00 FRI (b00tdmc0)

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner 15:00 FRI (b00tdmc0)

The Secret World 07:30 TUE (b01n11x0)

The Secret World 22:00 TUE (b01n11x0)

The Shuttleworths 23:45 MON (b01n6yr5)

The Shuttleworths 09:45 TUE (b01n6yr5)

The Shuttleworths 02:45 WED (b01n6yr5)

To the Manor Born 17:00 MON (b007m9wg)

To the Manor Born 05:00 TUE (b007m9wg)

Who Goes There? 09:30 WED (b00kmtcf)

Who Goes There? 02:30 THU (b00kmtcf)

Why, Robot? 18:45 MON (b01n6yng)

Why, Robot? 00:45 TUE (b01n6yng)

Why, Robot? 18:45 TUE (b01n70cl)

Why, Robot? 00:45 WED (b01n70cl)

Why, Robot? 18:45 WED (b01n7jpx)

Why, Robot? 00:45 THU (b01n7jpx)

William Gibson - Pattern Recognition 00:30 SAT (b007k21k)

Yes Minister 08:00 THU (b007k14t)

Yes Minister 12:00 THU (b007k14t)

Yes Minister 19:00 THU (b007k14t)