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SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2012

SAT 00:00 The Price of Fear (b007jshy)
Lot 132

Horror legend Vincent Price tells the artistically horrifying tale of a painting. With Douglas Blackwell, Alexander John, Elizabeth Morgan and Vincent Price


SAT 00:30 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jls5)
4. Letters and Death Certificates

Can solicitor Arthur Kipps finally unravel the eerie mystery of the isolated house of the reclusive Mrs Drablow?

John Woodvine and Robert Glenister star in Susan Hill's chilling ghost story.

Dramatised by Jon Strickland.

Young Kipps ...... Robert Glenister
Old Kipps ...... John Woodvine
Esme ...... Paula Tilbrook
Stella ...... Jane Cox
Samuel Daily ...... Rod Arthur

Music composed by Derek Pearce.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Chris Wallis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in December 1993.


SAT 01:00 Paul Temple (b007t1kg)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

The Coat

A dangerous web of lies and murder awaits Paul Temple when his wife Steve disappears...

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Simon Lack as Superintendent Raine, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, James Beattie as Charlie, June Tobin as Linda Kelburn, Jon Rollason as Tony Wyman and Mary Wimbush as the Telephone Operator.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


SAT 01:30 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntrgb)
Exhumation

On the trail of a clue which Inuit hunter and guide Edie has found in stepson Joe's bedroom, she returns with Derek and Willa to his burial place on Craig Island - and they disinter his body.

What they find there leads them to a resolution of the mystery of his death which they could never have imagined possible.

Concluded by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


SAT 02:00 Bristow (b00cnhyq)
Series 1

Sun, Sea and Sabotage

The buying clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by the arrival of a new boy at Chester Perry's.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the Chester-Perry buying clerk. He is but a small cog in a gigantic wheel... and he knows it.

Adapted from by Frank Dickens from his famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 51 years from 1961.

Bristow ...... Michael Williams
Jones ...... Rodney Bewes
Hewitt ...... Owen Brenman
Mrs Purdy ...... Dora Bryan
Fudge ...... Jon Glover
Post Boy ...... Simon Schatsberger
Check-in ...... GirlKatie Odie

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.


SAT 02:30 The Brothers (b007k4nx)
Series 1

Episode 1

A couple of years ago brothers Nigel and Michael gave up respectable careers to set up a website-design company. That was their first mistake...

Starring Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard.

First of three comedy series by Caroline and David Stafford.

Nigel ...... Adam Godley
Michael ...... Raymond Coulthard
Oona ...... Pauline McLynn
Zorro ...... Pearce Quigley

Producer: Marc Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


SAT 03:00 George Eliot - Daniel Deronda (b007k07z)
3. Tensions

In the sun-drenched port of Genoa, Gwendolen and Daniel's fates become eternally and tragically entwined.

The conclusion of George Eliot's classic novel of love and idealism.

Starring Anna Chancellor and Michael Perceval-Maxwell.

Dramatised by Robert Forrest.

Gwendolen Harleth ...... Anna Chancellor
Deronda ...... Michael Perceval-Maxwell
Grandcourt ...... James Bryce
Mrs Davilow ...... Joanna Tope
Klesmer ...... Finlay Welsh
Mirah ...... Lucy Patterson
Lydia ...... Noreen Leighton
Lush ...... Simon Tait
Leonara ...... Vivienne Dixon
Mordecai ...... Mark McDonnell

Director: Patrick Rayner

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1999.


SAT 04:00 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01ntp7k)
Episode 2

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


SAT 04:15 Patrick O'Brian - HMS Surprise (b0102nrl)
Episode 3

Tragedy halts the ship's voyage. In Calcutta, Stephen makes a proposal of marriage but faces a duel. Stars David Robb. From October 2008.


SAT 05:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008m24j)
Series 3

Episode 1

The further adventures of Mr Justice Cocklecarrot. Captain Foulenough, Dr Strabismus (whom God preserve) of Utrecht, Big White Carstairs and more...

Richard Ingrams John Wells, John Sessions , Joan Sims amd Patricia Routledge recreate the world of JB Morton.

With Brian Bowles , Simon Greenall , Henrietta Gooden and featuring June Whitfield.

Running in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975 – JB Morton’s surreally comic ‘Beachcomber’ column paved the way for a great deal of modern humour – thanks to characters he created between the wars.

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: the silken tones of Brian Perkins.

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1994.


SAT 05:30 Up the Garden Path (b0081t4t)
Series 2

The View from the Bridge

When confused Izzy meets her fiancé Charles's friend Bill, they hit it off straight away...

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

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb’s 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy ...... Imelda Staunton
Charles ...... David Robb
Bill ...... Neil McCaul,
Maria ...... Marty Cruickshank
Gwyn ...... Dafydd Hywel
Sharon ...... Melissa Wilson
Lorraine ...... Catherine Clarke

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

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb’s 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.


SAT 06:00 Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey (b00bcqtd)
A pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trade insults and repartee in 1950s Salford. Stars Siobhan Finneran.


SAT 07:30 The Pickwick Poppers (b00tttwp)
Stuart Maconie talks to the musicians behind the Top of the Pops albums of the 1970s, whose impersonations of such artists as Donna Summer, David Essex, Paper Lace and Queen made these LPs one of the best-selling products in the charts.


SAT 08:00 The Frankie Howerd Variety Show (b008jw8j)
From 05/12/1978

Titters aplenty as Frankie Howerd turns agony uncle and tries his hand at being a trendy male escort...

Plus stars from the world of entertainment - singer Lyn Paul, comedians, Mike Burton and Bryan Carroll and pop group, The Dooleys.

Music from the Max Harris Orchestra

Scripted by Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran

Producer: Richard Willcox

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1978.


SAT 09:00 Comedy Controller (b007jpjt)
Boothby Graffoe

Boothby Graffoe is a stand-up comedian with a talent and a penchant for cerebral funny songs. In this special alone he composes an impromptu ditty about being Comedy Controller.

He also has a long and treasured history with BBC Radio 4 Comedy - The Big Booth begat In No Particular order -as well as a notable collaboration with Omid Djalili for TV. Boothby's worked with Art Malik, Steve Frost, Jason Isaacs, Pauline McLynn, Glenn Tilbrook, Kevin Eldon, Dean Friedman and Robyn Hitchcock.

He's also a playwright with three productions to his name and has appeared in The Bill and Casualty.

Named after a Lincolnshire market town, the comedian makes his selection of BBC radio comedy: The Goon Show - The Evils of Bushey Spon (17/03/1958); Round the Horne Ser.1 ep11 (16/05/1965); Steptoe and Son - Two's Company (28/03/1971); The Burkiss Way (26/12/1979); The Big Booth (29/01/2000); Hancock's Half Hour - The Conjuror (22/02/1956).


SAT 12:00 Children in Need: Jess' Story Omnibus (b01nv97w)
Nell Leyshon's drama about students facing mental health challenges in a school set-up to cater for them. Stars Shannon Tarbet.


SAT 13:15 Julie Enfield Investigates (b007jshc)
Murder West One

2. The Art of the Matter

Detective Superintendent Julie Enfield faces a strange theft and cunning scam in one of central London's art galleries, which ultimately leads to murder...

Starring Imelda Staunton.

Atmospheric thriller written by Nick Fisher.

DSI Julie Enfield ...... Imelda Staunton
Dad ...... Geoffrey Matthews
DS Lawrence Evans ...... Ross Livingstone
Johnny "The Tongs" Brickman ...... Ben Crowe
Jack "The Whistle" Stephens ...... Sean Barrett
Andrew Olson...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Kath Dyer ...... Elizabeth Conboy
Auctioneer ...... Harry Myers
Jack "The Whistle" Stephens ...... Sean Barrett
Terry Richards ...... Giles Fagan
Woman Resident ...... Frances Jeater

Director: Richard Wortley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.


SAT 14:00 Just a Minute (b007jqjb)
Nightmares and snails. Nicholas Parsons with Kenneth Williams, Clement Freud, Derek Nimmo and Peter Jones. From December 1985.


SAT 14:30 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpd5)
Series 6

The Last Bus Home

It's a long walk home in the rain when Sid, Bill and The Lad Himself get stranded.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Warren Mitchell and Hugo Morton.

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 October 1959.


SAT 15:00 The Frankie Howerd Variety Show (b008jw8j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey (b00bcqtd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 The Golden Age (b01nt07r)
Interesting Talks

Set in the BBC's Broadcasting House in London during the 1930s, this series follows head of programmes, John Tharb and his assistant, Mabel Hopcraft as they struggle to deal with the foibles and fragile egos of radio's biggest stars.

These include the perpetually drunk band-leader, Ronaldo and the most boring man in radio, Mallard Tofts. Tharb's task is not made any easier by having to constantly defer to the whims and wishes of his irascible boss, Lord Reith.

Robert Bathurst stars in the first radio sitcom to be written by Channel 4's Father Ted writer, Arthur Mathews.

In this episode, a series of mysterious deaths brings the police to the BBC.

What could be causing people to die in front of their wireless sets? Meanwhile, Mabel tries to introduce some modern entertainment to the BBC from "up north".

John Tharb ...... Robert Bathurst
Mabel Hopcraft ...... Vicky McClure
Lord Reith ...... Ford Kiernan
Inspector Cawls ...... Peter Egan
Captain Mallard Tofts ...... Malcolm Tierney
Chip Gibney ...... Kevin Bishop
Ronaldo / Dickie Squires ...... Ewan Bailey

Producer: Simon Mayhew-Archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2012.


SAT 18:00 Nevil Shute - On the Beach (b0124y0r)
Episode 2

As the deadly radioactive cloud approaches Australia, a desperate submarine mission is launched. Stars Richard Dillane.


SAT 19:00 Comedy Controller (b007jpjt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Act Your Age (b00fr1tp)
Series 1

Episode 2

Simon Mayo discovers which generation is the funniest. With Jon Richardson, Lucy Porter and Roy Walker. From December 2008.


SAT 22:30 28 Acts in 28 Minutes (b01nv97y)
Series 1

Episode 3

John Humphrys gives 28 acts 60 seconds to entertain an audience:

Kit and the Widow
Frankie Boyle
The Hollow Men
Lucy Porter
Rob Rouse
Toby Foster
Mrs Barbara Nice
Rob Deering
Neil Edmond
Adam Buxton
Anna Crilley & Katie Wix
Mick Ferry
Pete Gold
Susan Murray

Charlie Chuck
Jarred Christmas
Marcus Cummins
Tom Allen
Justin Moorhouse
Will Hodgson
Stephen Carlin
Steve Oram and Tom Meeten
Isy Suttie
Alex Horne
Phil Kay
Nick Revell
John Hegley
Marcus Brigstocke & Danny Robins

Producers: Rohan Acharya and Ed Morrish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


SAT 23:00 P Division (b00rfgz6)
Two Way Cut

Episode 2

A headless body without a speck of blood on it has Glasgow's 'P' Division cops puzzled. Just who was the strange hunched figure that PC Hamilton saw running along by the canal...?

Stars Alec Monteath as DCI Finnlater, Crawford Logan as DI Donoghue, Andrew Conlan as DC Tony Abernethy and Robert Carlyle as DC King.

Published in 1988, this is Peter Turnbull's fifth P Division novel about his Glaswegian police force.

Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine.
Producer: Hamish Wilson
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.


SAT 23:30 Kenneth Noye - A Killer on the Run (b01nv980)
Episode 2

Criminal Kenneth Noye is involved in a tragic incident when police investigators make their move. Read by Philip Jackson.


SAT 23:45 Ira Levin - The Boys From Brazil (b014s6hj)
Episode 2

Dr Josef Mengele plots to clone Hitler. Can Nazi-hunter Yakov Liebermann piece together the clues? Read by Alex Jennings.



SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2012

SUN 00:00 Nevil Shute - On the Beach (b0124y0r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 The Frankie Howerd Variety Show (b008jw8j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Children in Need: Jess' Story Omnibus (b01nv97w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Julie Enfield Investigates (b007jshc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey (b00bcqtd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nts7k)
Episode 3

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


SUN 05:45 Ira Levin - The Boys From Brazil (b014s6hj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple Omnibus (b00kdr77)
Episode 1

Made for 4 Extra. Born into poverty and segregation - the struggle of uneducated black girl Celie in America's Deep South. Stars Nadine Marshall.


SUN 07:15 Back to the Drawing Board (b00904ns)
Episode 3

What are the risks of debt, and when do you give up? Matthew Harvey looks at the characteristics of an inventor.


SUN 07:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b00pxvds)
Series 5

The Musical

Spoof reminiscences of a former variety star. Count Arthur Strong is an expert in everything from the world of entertainment to the origins of the species, all false starts and nervous fumbling, poorly concealed by a delicate sheen of bravado and self-assurance.

Owing to the huge success of shows like Miss Saigon, Cats and Annie Get Your Coat, Arthur decides 'his time is now' and devises his own autobiographical musical tribute to himself, Count Arthur Strong: The Musical. Hoping to raise the money to take it into the West End, Arthur performs highlights of the show to an invited audience of potential investors. Will he raise the money he needs to make his dream come true?

With Steve Delaney, Mel Giedroyc, Dave Mounfield and Alastair Kerr.

A Komedia Entertainment/Smooth Operations production for BBC Radio 4.


SUN 08:00 Doctor in the House (b007jt0n)
In the Wards

Unleashed on the patients, the medics are unprepared for the formidable Sister Virtue.

The misadventures of student doctor Simon Sparrow - adapted for radio by Ray Cooney from Richard Gordon's novel 'Doctor in the House' published in 1952.

Starring Richard Briers as Simon Sparrow, Geoffrey Sumner as Sir Lancelot Spratt, Ray Cooney as Tony Benskin, Edward Cast as Taffy Evans, Joan Sanderson as Sister Virtue and Irene Handl as Mrs Clark.

Producer: David Hatch
Recorded at the BBC Paris studio in London.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1968.


SUN 08:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jtlk)
Series 12

Half Nelson, Half Alfie

The cheeky schoolboy's off to a wrestling match, but Mr Higginbottom is on his tail. Stars Jimmy Clitheroe. From December 1968.


SUN 09:00 Bill Taylor - Likely Stories (b00ttsll)
Everybody in the House

A donkey runs away in search of fame, recruiting others en route. Modern retelling of a Brothers Grimm tale with Robert Whelan.


SUN 09:30 The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier (b0112flx)
Episode 3

Journeying to Switzerland, Ruth, Bronia, Edek and Jan must avoid the Burgomaster, who hunts Polish refugees. Stars Hester Cox.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01nvcw7)
Turner Prize Winners

Rachel Whiteread

4 Extra Debut. From PJ Harvey to Lionel Bart - artist Rachel Whiteread's castaway choices, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From February 2006.


SUN 10:45 Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother (b018sr28)
Very beautiful as a baby, Herbert turns out to be a very different adult. Short story read by Anna Massey.


SUN 11:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b016n7xs)
My Word You Do Look Queer

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

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

Devised and written by Roy Hudd.

Musical arrangements by Ian Smith.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1982.


SUN 11:30 Take It From the Chorus (b007k2rh)
The Chorus on Screen

Time for your close-up! Caroline Quentin investigates life among the hoofers and the impact of film and TV.


SUN 12:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple Omnibus (b00kdr77)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Back to the Drawing Board (b00904ns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Ellen Dryden - The Lake (b007jqb7)
Childhood memories draw obsessed Ben Wheeler back to a lake.

Ellen Dryden’s murder mystery.

CAST:

Ben Wheeler .... James Aubrey
Isobel ... Karen Archer
Val .... Pauline Yates
Ruth .... Frances Jeater
Moonstone .... Teresa Gallagher
Chris .... Barry Woolgar
Jamie .... Nicholas Boulton
Rick .... David Thorpe
Rosie .... Isabelle Huet
Tom .... John Prendergast
Child's voice .... Hayley Thomas
Detective Sergeant .... Steve Hodson
Constable .... Angus Wright
Reporter .... Michael Onslow
Mother .... Rachel Atkins
Woman at Lake .... Lala Lloyd
Man at Lake .... James Taylor
Newsreader .... Lynda Gregory

Director: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1993.


SUN 15:00 Doctor in the House (b007jt0n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jtlk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01nvcw9)
The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc.


SUN 16:30 Bill Taylor - Likely Stories (b00ttsll)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:00 The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier (b0112flx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 17:30 Arthur Askey - Before Your Very Eyes (b01nvcwc)
Roger Pine

Comic Arthur Askey reads his life story. He hops on a lucrative 'Bandwagon' but receives a scare in Glasgow. From July 1975.


SUN 18:00 Doctor Who (b011d8n3)
The Whispering Forest

Episode 2

The inhabitants of Purity Bay turn violent on the time travellers, and there's greater danger in store. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton.


SUN 18:30 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4lg)
The Seeds of Creation

Ralph Exon - working for an international fertiliser corporation - has created a new strain of plant: a mutation which he hopes will bring relief to the famine-ridden countries of the world.

It's an innocent-looking plant. But in that plant, known as the Exon strain, there also lurks the Destruction Factor...

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

Max Flinders ...... TP McKenna
Denise Exon ...... Rosalind Adams
Howard Rogers ...... Paul Copley
Ralph Exon ...... Clifford Rose
Balfour ...... Peter Wickham
Garrard ...... Rod Beacham
Ted Downes ...... Bruce Beeby
Kathy Downes ...... Joan Matheson
Milly ...... Karen Archer
Anne ...... Christine Absalom
Harriet ...... Debby Cumming

Producer: David Spencer

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


SUN 19:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b016n7xs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 Take It From the Chorus (b007k2rh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Doctor in the House (b007jt0n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Clitheroe Kid (b007jtlk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01nvcw7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother (b018sr28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b00pxvds)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Steven Appleby's Normal Life (b007jmz1)
Series 1

Normal Love

Cartoonist Steven Appleby takes a distinctly abnormal look at everyday life in the 21st century by looking each week at one of life's fundamental topics.

When his wife leaves him for a kettle, the cartoonist looks for love elsewhere..

Starring Paul McCrink as Steven Appleby.

Featuring Rachel Atkins, Ewan Bailey, Nigel Betts and Rosalind Paul.

Six-part comedy written by Steven Appleby

Producer: Toby Swift

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2001


SUN 22:45 2000 Years of Radio (b007jndx)
Series 1

Roman Britain Radio

It’s 55AD and ancient Britain tries to come to terms with the Roman invasion. DJ Steve-in-the-Afternoon fights the invaders' plans to make changes to the nation's favourite radio station - Iceni Gold.

Six-part series that taps into the radio archive of a bygone age.

Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Claire Downes , Stuart Lane, Al Holloway, Danny Robbins and Dan Tetsell.

Producers: Paul Dodgson & Sean Grundy

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2000.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01p7mkx)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, the Comedy Club offers two hours of comedy. Arthur Smith chats to Francesca Martinez.


SUN 23:00 Radio Active (b007jrkv)
Series 2

Good Day Sport

Get the all the sport results you need and all those you don't - from your local national radio station.

Starring Helen Atkinson-Wood, Angus Deayton, Geoffrey Perkins, Philip Pope and Michael Fenton-Stevens.

Music by Philip Pope.

Written by Angus Deayton and Geoffrey Perkins with James Hendrie and Jimmy Mulville.

Producer: Jimmy Mulville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1982.


SUN 23:30 The Boosh (b007jmh0)
Mutants

Bad-tempered Bob Fossil is creating new mutant animals to keep investors interested in his zoo.

A whale the size of a peanut might sound like a good idea, but zookeeper Howard Moon is not happy with the way things are going.

Written by and starring Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt.

The Boosh is a surreal adventure based on the Perrier Award-winning comedy show, featuring Howard and Vince's battles with zoo manager Bob Fossil.

Howard Moon ...... Julian Barrattt
Vince Noir ...... Noel Fielding
Bob Fossil ...... Rich Fulcher

With Dave Brown.

After BBC radio gave them their big break with this series, they transferred to BBC TV where The Mighty Boosh ran for three series.

Producer: Danny Wallace.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.



MONDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2012

MON 00:00 Doctor Who (b011d8n3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4lg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01nvcw7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother (b018sr28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b016n7xs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 Take It From the Chorus (b007k2rh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Doctor in the House (b007jt0n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Ellen Dryden - The Lake (b007jqb7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Bill Taylor - Likely Stories (b00ttsll)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nv99y)
Episode 4

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


MON 05:45 Back to the Drawing Board (b00904ns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qq)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

Concerning Ted Angus

The suave sleuth tries to connect his wife's kidnapping with a body dressed in a coat.

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With James Beattie as Charlie, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, Simon Lack as Superintendent Raine, Hugh Manning as Larry Cross, Jon Rollason as Tony Wyman, June Tobin as Linda Kelburn, Julian Somers as George Kelburn and Tom Watson as Ted Angus.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


MON 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm2f)
Evil Under the Sun

Episode 1

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot allows himself to be tempted by an English summer holiday at the seaside.

But he soon senses the presence of evil on Smugglers' Island...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

From the book first published in 1941 and dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Carrie Gardener …. Wendy Craig
Odell Gardener …. John Rowe
Miss Brewster …. Joan Littlewood
Rev Stephen Lane …. Iwan Thomas
Christine Redfern …. Susannah Corbett
Patrick Redfern …. Iain Glen
Arlena Stuart/Marshall …. Fiona Fullerton
Rosamund Darnley …. Sabina Franklyn
Linda Marshall …. Lindsey Fawcett
Captain Kenneth Marshall …. Robin Ellis
Horace Blatt …. John Hartley

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1998.


MON 07:00 Second Holmes (b0151ycp)
1. The Case of the Grandfather's Client

The grandsons of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson head to Baskerville Hall in a canine caper.

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

Starring Peter Egan as Stamford Holmes, Jeremy Nicholas as Dr Watson, Anthony Newlands as Baskerville, Steve Hodson as Fred, Rosalind Hinds as Mrs Garcia, David Gooderson as Michael and Jean Trend as the Doctor.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


MON 07:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b01nt3y6)
Series 58

Episode 1

The 58th series of Radio 4's multi award-winning 'antidote to panel games' promises yet more quality, desk-based entertainment for all the family. The series starts its run at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable, where regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined on the panel by Tony Hawks, with Jack Dee as the programme's reluctant chairman. Regular listeners will know to expect inspired nonsense, pointless revelry and Colin Sell at the piano. Producer - Jon Naismith.


MON 08:00 Beyond Our Ken (b01nvg44)
Kenneth Horne reveals the story of Hans Liszt and how to have a happy marriage. With Kenneth Williams. From February 1964.


MON 08:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00f9y6d)
Series 3

Episode 1

Shady lawyer Waldorf T Flywheel stays in a haunted mansion. With guest star Spike Milligan as The Mayor of Witchfield.

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

Starring Michael Roberts as Groucho Marx as Waldorf T Flywheel and Frank Lazarus as Chico Marx as Emmanuel Ravelli.

With Lorelei King, Graham Hoadly and Dick Vosburgh.

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

Music arranged and conducted by David Firman.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1992.


MON 09:00 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007779x)
Series 2

Barrister

The surreal comedian tackles an expert role each week, with no ability whatsoever. With Tom Goodman-Hill. From May 2007.


MON 09:30 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b007jvv7)
Series 2

Episode 2

Three Deborahs, one stingy bank and an impending divorce perplex ad man Ken Handley.

Martin Jarvis stars in Guy Jenkin and Jon Canter’s satire set in the competitive world of advertising

Ken Handley ...... Martin Jarvis
Sandy ...... Christopher Godwin
Freddie ...... Lockwood West
Deborah ...... Rosalind Ayres
Ambrose ...... Paul Jesson
Stella ...... Imelda Staunton
Stella's Heavy ...... Jim Carter
Angus ...... Michael Jenner
Researcher ...... Stacey Tendeter
Subjects ...... David Peart/Michael Jenner
Mr Cheater ...... James Griffiths

With Joss Ackland, James Griffiths, Miriam Margolyes, John Shrapnel and David Tate.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1984.


MON 10:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvg46)
1. Inheritance

Arnold Bennett's powerful story of love, tyranny and rebellion set against the vitality and harshness of life in the Staffordshire Potteries in the late 19th century.

Brought up in the repressive tradition of Methodism by her miserly father, Anna Tellwright dreams of independence and freedom. On coming of age she learns that she is to inherit a fortune and realises that she is loved by the charismatic Henry Mynors.

But with the money comes responsibility and a growing bond with one of her tenants William Price.

Stars Charlotte Riley.

Dramatised in two parts by Helen Edmundson.

Anna.....Charlotte Riley
Tellwright.....David Schofield
Young Agnes.....Emilia Harker
William Price.....Michael Socha
Titus Price.....James Masters
Henry Mynors.....Lee Williams
Beatrice/Older Agnes.....Rosina Carbone
Mrs Sutton.....Olwen May
Revivalist.....Andrew Westfield
Sarah Vodrey.....Jacqueline Redgwell

Director: Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.


MON 11:00 Made in Bristol (b01nvg48)
Hidden Depths

By Dann Casswell. Three friends take a subterranean canoe trip at 3am, beneath the streets of Bristol's city centre. Read by Joe Sims.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01nwp2z)
Katherine Jenkins, Al Murray, Dallas Campbell, Mark Forsyth, Cerys Matthews, The Staves

Clive's having a knees-up down the boozer with the Pub Landlord Al Murray, whose new comedy tour sees the Guv tackling such subjects as the Euro and Scots Independence. Al opens his doors to the beautiful British public, serving up his premier brew of ale-inspired acumen and bar-room buffoonery. 'The Only Way Is Epic' UK tour runs until Thursday 29th November. Cheers!

Clive reaches dizzy heights with broadcaster Dallas Campbell whose new BBC One series sees him travel the globe, visiting the world's largest and most ambitious engineering projects. He undertakes some extraordinary feats - from cleaning the windows of the world's tallest building to scuba diving in raw sewage! 'Supersized Earth' is on Wednesday 21st November at 20.00.

Emma Freud gets garrulous with 'The Inky Fool', journalist, blogger and man of many words Mark Forsyth, who's reinvented the reference book, offering a cornucopia of hidden words waiting to be unleashed. Ever thought 'What's that word I'm looking for?' Well, 'The Horologicon' offers spectacularly weird words for familiar situations, such as gongoozler and bingo-mort!

Clive's Living a Dream with Premiere Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, whose glittering career has seen her perform in honour of Pope John Paul II's Silver Jubilee, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and in the US on 'Dancing With The Stars'. Katherine's now Away In A Manger with her new album 'This Is Christmas'; a mixture of classic carols and festive favourites.

With music from sibling trio The Staves who perform 'Tongue Behind My Teeth' from their debut album 'Dead & Born & Grown'.

And from another Welsh songstress, Cerys Matthews, who performs the Woody Guthrie song 'Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Beyond Our Ken (b01nvg44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00f9y6d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple (b00kf0yx)
Episode 6

Nettie, Celie's sister, is in Africa - and Celie discovers the truth about the man she knows as Pa. Stars Nadine Marshall.


MON 14:15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion (b00jrnw8)
Cary Grant - The Influence of Hollywood

The interior designer examines the impact of the silver screen on men's fashion, celebrating the stars that have redefined it.


MON 14:30 Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings (b00r8c9p)
Apathy

Michael Sheen and David Horovitch read a selection of the influential critic's outspoken articles - taken from 1944 to 1955.


MON 14:45 Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children (b007jn71)
Episode 6

Tom plans a third marriage to Elizabeth, but how will they cope with his possessive daughter?

Joanna Trollope's novel about the traumas and delights of adjusting to a step-family.

Read by Penelope Wilton.

Abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


MON 15:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvg46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01nvg4b)
Mel Giedroyc continues Terry Pratchett's fantastic story 'Johnny and the Dead' and this week Johnny inspires the fight against the bulldozing of the cemetery.


MON 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00b41fs)
Series 2

Anyone for a Cruise to Cherbourg?

The singing duo wonder why their agent is being uncharacteristically nice...

30 years after sweethearts Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr won the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest, the musical double-act are back in the big time.

June Whitfield and Roy Hudd star in Mike Coleman's sitcom.

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

With Pat Coombs, Julian Eardley, Edward Halstead, Paul Rogan and Alex Lowe.

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1999.


MON 17:30 Second Holmes (b0151ycp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 The Price of Fear (b007jnd6)
The Waxwork

Horror legend Vincent Price tells the mortifying tale of a man who spends the night among wax dummies.

Starring Peter Barkworth, Joan Cooper, Cyril Shaps and Christopher Bidmead.

AM Burrage’s story dramatised by Barry Campbell.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC World Service in 1973.


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

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


MON 19:00 Beyond Our Ken (b01nvg44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b00f9y6d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Made in Bristol (b01nvg48)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01nwp2z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b01nt3y6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007779x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The Now Show (b01ntlvy)
Series 38

Episode 2

Stepping Aside: in the week that George Entwhistle stepped aside as DG of the BBC, Starbucks stepped aside from paying UK tax, and the public stepped quickly aside to avoid the voting booths for the Police & Crime Commissioner elections, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week in stand-up and sketches with Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, Mitch Benn and David Quantick. Produced by Victoria Lloyd.


MON 23:30 On Baby Street (b00fhszj)
Series 2

Episode 2

The babies are now three months old, but how are their mothers? Stars Jenny Eclair and Frances Barber. From September 1997.



TUESDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2012

TUE 00:00 The Price of Fear (b007jnd6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


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


TUE 01:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007779x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful (b007jvv7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvg46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nvd28)
Episode 5

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01nwp2z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00b41fs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Second Holmes (b0151ycp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qp)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

A Change of Mind

The debonair sleuth needs to find out why he's been asked to halt his murder investigation...

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With Simon Lack as Superintendent Raine, James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Jon Rollason as Tony Wyman, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, Julian Somers as George Kelburn, Joan Matheson as Mrs Fletcher, William Bedle as Bill Fletcher, Mary Wimbush as Dr Benkaray, Hugh Manning as Larry Cross and Tom Watson as Ted Angus.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


TUE 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm30)
Evil Under the Sun

Episode 2

When a glamorous American starlet is found strangled, the Belgian sleuth has a hotel full of suspects to investigate.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Weston …. George Baker
Carrie Gardener …. Wendy Craig
Odell Gardener …. John Rowe
Miss Brewster …. Joan Littlewood
Christine Redfern …. Susannah Corbett
Patrick Redfern …. Iain Glen
Arlena Stuart/Marshall …. Fiona Fullerton
Rosamund Darnley …. Sabina Franklyn
Linda Marshall …. Lindsey Fawcett
Captain Kenneth Marshall …. Robin Ellis
Inspector Colgate …. Gerrard McDermott

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1998.


TUE 07:00 Semi Circles (b007jtv2)
Series 2

A Liberal Education

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

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

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen ...... Paula Wilcox
Ben ...... David Wood
Mrs Kelly ...... Pay Heywood
Alastair ...... Tony Millan

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1982


TUE 07:30 Rudy's Rare Records (b01ntfw9)
Series 4

Sound of da Police

When Doreen is mugged Adam and Rudy react very differently. Adam intends to become a role model for the community and Rudy intends to whack the mugger with a cricket bat.

Father and son comedy set in the finest old-school record shop in Birmingham. Starring Lenny Henry, Larrington Walker and some terrific tunes.

Rudy's Rare Records is a tiny down at heel old reggae record shop in Birmingham - one of a dying breed; a place with real soul, stacked with piles of vinyl, where the slogan is "if we don't have it - them don't mek it". It's owned by the charismatic, irrepressible Rudy Sharpe (Larrington Walker), reluctantly helped out by his long-suffering neurotic son Adam (Lenny Henry) and Handsworth's first, black, surly girly goth, Tasha (Natasha Godfrey). Rudy has recently married his long-term love interest Doreen (Claire Benedict) who is enjoying the challenge of getting the Sharpe men in shape - until she is shaken by a mugging.

Adam............Lenny Henry
Rudy.......... Larrington Walker
Tasha...........Natasha Godfrey
Doreen..........Claire Benedict
SGT Popper........ Andrew Brooke
Hoodie.........Adam Nagaitis
Hoodie 2.......Joe Sims

MISS JAMAICA * JIMMY CLIFF
007 SHANTY TOWN* DESMOND DEKKER
SOUND OF DA POLICE * KRS ONE
POLICE OFFICER * SMILEY CULTURE
INFORMER * SNOW
WELCOME TO JAMROCK * DAMIAN MARLEY
TROUBLE IN THE TOWN * DANDY
POLICE AND THIEVES* JUNIOR MURVIN
GUNS OF BRIXTON* JIMMY CLIFF
RING THE ALARM* FU SCHNICKENS.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jq5n)
I Was Monty's Treble

The British hatch a cunning plan to confuse the Germans. But who (or what) is Eccles?

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: John Browell

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1958.


TUE 08:30 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007jztn)
The TV Spectacular - A Contradiction in Terms

The veteran of many parts recounts the woeful tale of a 'Gala Night in Venice'.

It's a story that will confirm the truth of a lot of what you'd always suspected, and the place in showbiz history of the liver sausage sandwich.

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

Performed and written by Peter Jones.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1986.


TUE 09:00 The Now Show (b01ntlvy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:30 Tomorrow, Today! (b012b3dy)
Series 1

To the Moon and Back

Comedy series by Christopher William Hill, set in 1961. A BBC producer struggles to make a radio soap set in the unimaginably futuristic world of 2006.

The actors callously use the show to secure advertising deals.

Nigel Lavery ...... Peter Bowles
Sylvia Hann ...... Cheryl Campbell
Godfrey Winnard ...... John Fortune
Sir Angus McNairn ...... Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Kellerman ...... Joseph Kloska
Douglas Bennings ...... Jon Glover
Colin Franks ...... Paul Richard Biggin
Waitress ...... Miranda Keeling.


TUE 10:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvmwm)
2. Defiance

Having inherited a fortune on her twenty first birthday Anna Tellwright begins to gain independence and freedom.

But on her return from an eventful holiday with the Suttons and Henry Mynors her joy is marred by some shocking news about one of her tenant's Titus Price. Anna's growing concern for his son William leads her to a defiant act that threatens everything.

Starring Charlotte Riley.

Conclusion of Arnold Bennett's powerful story of love, tyranny and rebellion set against the vitality and harshness of life in the Staffordshire Potteries in the late 19th century.

Dramatised by Helen Edmundson.

Anna.....Charlotte Riley
Tellwright.....David Schofield
Young Agnes.....Emilia Harker
William Price.....Michael Socha
Henry Mynors.....Lee Williams
Beatrice/Older Agnes.....Rosina Carbone
Mrs Sutton.....Olwen May
Mr Sutton/Coroner.....Jonathan Keeble
Sarah Vodrey.....Jacqueline Redgwell

Director: Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.


TUE 11:00 I Was There Too! (b0156nd1)
That Door

By Elizabeth Kuti. Fresh 'witness' insights into history. In Wittenberg 1517, Brother Martin meets the indomitable Frau Sprenger. Read by Eleanor Bron.


TUE 11:15 Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey (b01dbytf)
A girl convalesces in post-war Blackpool with fellow invalids, nuns and the waves. Shelagh Delaney's trilogy stars Beth Squires.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jq5n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007jztn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple (b00kf4p0)
Episode 7

Angry Mister discovers Celie is set to go live with Shug in Memphis. Stars Nadine Marshall and Nikki Amuka-Bird.


TUE 14:15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion (b00jrnxc)
Teddy Boys - Fashion for the Youthquake

The interior designer rock 'n' rolls back to the 1950s, when Teddy Boys aped and subverted the styles of their social superiors.


TUE 14:30 Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings (b00r8fl7)
The Voice of the Young

The ecstatic 1956 review of John Osborne's kitchen-sink drama Look Back in Anger. Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.


TUE 14:45 Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children (b007s5ty)
Episode 7

Stepmother Josie struggles when Matthew's three teenaged children move in with them.

Joanna Trollope's novel about the traumas and delights of adjusting to a step-family.

Read by Penelope Wilton.

Abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


TUE 15:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvmwm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01p0txk)
Mel has the next episode of Terry Pratchett's brilliant story 'Johnny and the Dead', and wishes actor and comedian Billy Connolly a very happy 70th birthday.


TUE 17:00 Second Thoughts (b007jwzt)
Series 1

She Who Hesitates

Still trying to find their feet together, Bill and Faith end up bickering, as she struggles to act impulsively...

Sitcom about the battles of divorcees Bill MacGregor and Faith Greyshott trying to forge a relationship whilst balancing the demands of his ex-wife, Liza and her teenage children, Hannah and Joe.

Stars Lynda Bellingham as Faith and James Bolam as Bill.

Series one of four inspired by the real lives of its writers, husband and wife Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

A TV version made by LWT for ITV appeared in 1991 and ran for four series, with a spin-off 'Faith in the Future'.

Faith ...... Lynda Bellingham
Bill ...... James Bolam
Hannah ...... Kelda Holmes
Joe ...... Mark Denham
Hilary ...... Celia Imrie
Alex ...... John Samson
Treadwell ...... Richard Tate

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.


TUE 17:30 Semi Circles (b007jtv2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 The Price of Fear (b007jmk9)
Fish

Movie legend Vincent Price takes the bait, and tells a tale of horror from Down Under. Shark and chips, anyone?

Starring Bill Kerr, Bruce Beeby, Amanda Murray and Lewis Fiander.

Written by Rene Basilico.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1973.


TUE 18:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015gsc4)
Episode 2

Robert Olmstead explores the dark, decrepit town of Innsmouth with a growing sense of unease and terror. Read by Richard Coyle.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jq5n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007jztn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 I Was There Too! (b0156nd1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey (b01dbytf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Rudy's Rare Records (b01ntfw9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Such Rotten Luck (b01nvphb)
Series 1

Stories Before Bed

Woodhouse attempts to write children's fiction.

The ups and downs of a second class writer

Comedy drama series written by Ronald Hayman

Woodhouse …. Tim Piggott-Smith
Gila …. Zoe Wanamaker
Seamus …. Stephan Rea
Wilhelmina …. Susie Bran
Henrietta Masterson …. Miriam Karlin
Hamish McVomitory …. Bill Wallis
Mark Grimshaw …. Geoffrey Whitehead
Benjamin Witrow …. Gila's Father
Joan Matheson …. Gila's Mother
Charlotte aged 17 …. Susan Sheridan

With Eva Stuart and Shaun Prendergast as the other members of the Creative Writing Class

Music by Elizabeth Parker of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Director: Piers Plowright.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1989.


TUE 23:00 Acropolis Now (b007v263)
Series 2

Sauce

Customers drop like flies when Heraclitus adds hemlock to the cockroach fritters. Stars Stephen Moore. From April 2002.


TUE 23:30 Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World (b007jqhc)
Series 1

The Human Mind

The sci-fi star and inventor explains life's big mysteries. With Tom Baker, Richard Herring and Stewart Lee. From November 1992.



WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2012

WED 00:00 The Price of Fear (b007jmk9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015gsc4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Paul Temple (b007t1qp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The Now Show (b01ntlvy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:30 Tomorrow, Today! (b012b3dy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns (b01nvmwm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nvg8f)
Episode 6

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


WED 04:15 Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey (b01dbytf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Second Thoughts (b007jwzt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Semi Circles (b007jtv2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Paul Temple (b007t1r7)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

Bill Fletcher's Story

The debonair sleuth and wife Steve face danger when a bomb is sent to their home.

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With Simon Lack as Superintendent Raine, James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Jon Rollason as Tony Wyman, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, Julian Somers as George Kelburn, Joan Matheson as Mrs Fletcher, William Bedle as Bill Fletcher, Mary Wimbush as Dr Benkaray, Hugh Manning as Larry Cross and James Beattie as Charlie.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


WED 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm3j)
Evil Under the Sun

Episode 3

Suspects-a-plenty, along with witchcraft and a secret love-letter for the Belgian sleuth to investigate.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Weston …. George Baker
Carrie Gardener …. Wendy Craig
Miss Brewster …. Joan Littlewood
Christine Redfern …. Susannah Corbett
Patrick Redfern …. Iain Glen
Rosamund Darnley …. Sabina Franklyn
Linda Marshall …. Lindsey Fawcett
Captain Kenneth Marshall …. Robin Ellis
Inspector Colgate …. Gerrard McDermott

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1998.


WED 07:00 The Alan Davies Show (b007jsgv)
Episode 5

Topless pics inspire the struggling actor to join an environmental protest. With Ronnie Ancona and Alan Francis. From June 1998.


WED 07:30 Gloomsbury (b01ngrwf)
Series 1

A Desperate Attempt to Have Fun

The writer Vera Sackcloth-Vest has to tear herself away from her beloved garden just at the moment when her mammillarias are about to open.

She and her husband Henry have been summoned to London by her bosom chum, the novelist Ginny Fox. Ginny and her husband Lionel have realized that they have never had what is known as "fun" and they beg Vera and Henry to provide it.

Simultaneously, Vera's ardent acolyte Venus Traduces asks Vera to educate her, so she can be taken seriously by the Gloomsbury set. Exhausted by her efforts to educate and entertain, and haunted by the fear that her beloved Henry will soon be posted to the Balkans, Vera endures an emotional crisis at a picnic in Kensington Gardens.

Rescue arrives unexpectedly, and she escapes back to her beloved Sizzlinghurst, just as her mammillarias lift their saucy little faces to the sun.

Cast:
Vera Sackcloth-Vest ..... Miriam Margolyes
Henry Mickleton ..... Jonathan Coy
Venus Traduces ..... Morwenna Banks
Mrs Ginny Fox ..... Alison Steadman
Lionel Fox ..... Nigel Planer

Produced by Jamie Rix
A Little Brother production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b0090xjy)
Series 6

The Picnic

Bill, Sid and The Lad Himself eat al fresco to impress their dates from the local Palais.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Patricia Hayes, Ann Lancaster, Elizabeth Fraser and Wilfred Babbage.

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 October 1959.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00stsd9)
Series 4

Episode 2

Scottish Music Night, and a rubbish bird impressionist.

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

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

Written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, Eric Idle and Peter & David Lund.

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 and Bill Oddie.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay
First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1966.


WED 09:00 At Home With the Hardys (b007jmxr)
Heavens Above!

As Jeremy and Paul get starry-eyed, Kit and Caroline come down to earth. Stars Jeremy Hardy and Kit Hollerbach. From June 1990.


WED 09:30 The Party Line (b012lpzv)
Series 2

Episode 3

MP Duncan faces accusations of financial irregularities. Punt and Dennis's topical sitcom with James Fleet. From October 2006.


WED 10:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014r622)
A Most Desirable Address

A Most Desirable Address is how Durham Square is unerringly described by its inhabitants; but is this treasured status soon to be eroded by the arrival of Miss Susan Leg?

First published in 1932, EF Benson’s novel dramatised in three parts.

Pauline Collins stars as Miss Susan Leg.

Narrated by Aubrey Woods.

Miss Susan Leg ...... Pauline Collins
Margaret Mantrip ...... Margot Boyd
Jimmie Mason ...... Ronald Herdman
Elizabeth Conklin ...... Rachel Gurney
Lady Eva Lowndes ...... Pauline Letts
Mr Cartwright ...... Peter Howell
Arthur Armstrong ...... Edward de Souza
Bosanquet ...... John Church
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds
Miss Ascham ...... Sheila Grant
Mr Woodstock ...... Manning Wilson
Figus ...... George Parsons
Ellen ...... Jennifer Piercey
Foreman ...... Gordon Reid
Receptionist ...... Jonathan Tafler
Branch Dealer ...... Andrew

Assorted dogs played by the cast.

Music by John Owen Edwards.

Producer: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1987


WED 11:00 I Was There Too! (b00kbj2y)
Nothing But Blue Skies

By Dominic Power. Katherine Rudd, now 97, recalls events on the night of the Roswell incident in New Mexico, 1947. Read by Elizabeth Mastrantonio.


WED 11:15 Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film (b01ddfy6)
Four women, who first met as convalescents, return to Blackpool as they turn 60. Shelagh Delaney's trilogy stars Barbara Marten.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b0090xjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00stsd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Paul Temple (b007t1r7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm3j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple (b00kfqdm)
Episode 8

Celie's stepfather dies and she inherits more than she ever dreamed. But her happiness is short-lived. Stars Nadine Marshall.


WED 14:15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion (b00jrnxt)
The King's Road - Granny Takes a Trip Into Punk

Malcolm McLaren joins Lawrence to assess the insoluble partnership between pop music and fashion through the decades.


WED 14:30 Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings (b00r8jgw)
Dodging the Ban

The critic's passionate campaign against stage censorship was fearless and funny. Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.


WED 14:45 Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children (b007s74h)
Episode 8

After more family conflict, Matthew's daughter Becky finds an unexpected ally in her stepmother Josie.

Joanna Trollope's novel about the traumas and delights of adjusting to a step-family.

Read by Penelope Wilton.

Abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


WED 15:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014r622)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01nvph8)
Mel Giedroyc continues Terry Pratchett's gripping, funny story 'Johnny and the Dead', and we hear the Inheritance Tracks of Meera Syal.


WED 17:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p2hb4)
Series 1

Car Boot

Stella tries to dejunk the house. Everything useless must go, including her grown-up kids. Stars Penny Downie. From August 2003.


WED 17:30 The Alan Davies Show (b007jsgv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 The Price of Fear (b007jn0n)
Soul Music

Horror legend Vincent Price tells the chilling tale of a violinist with very special hands

Starring John Graham, Coral Browne, Roger Snowdon and Michael Burlington.

Written by William Ingram.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1973.


WED 18:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015h0y0)
Episode 3

Robert Olmstead listens to aged local drunk Zadok Allen, who reveals the terrifying history of the town. Read by Richard Coyle.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b0090xjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00stsd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Paul Temple (b007t1r7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm3j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 I Was There Too! (b00kbj2y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film (b01ddfy6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Gloomsbury (b01ngrwf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Just Plain Gardening (b007jn7n)
Violet Nips Trouble in the Bud

School life's prickly for gardening scholarship girl Violet Grimshaw. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh and Celia Imrie. From April 2002.


WED 22:45 The Consultants (b007k320)
Series 1

Episode 2

The team ponder how to revamp tea to make it more dangerous and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. From February 2003.


WED 23:00 The Hare Lane Diaries (b00lyt9t)
Episode 4

Jessica's barbecue for the neighbours sees Rex struggling to keep control. Stars Frances Barber. From September 2001.


WED 23:30 Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking (b00773bh)
Series 1

Episode 3

More from China Lion and the new barn conversion couple, plus a visit to the Dragon's Den

Award-winning comedian Laura Solon's sketch and character comedy series

With Ben Moor, Katherine Parkinson and Ben Willbond.

Written by Laura Solon. With additional material by the cast, Carl Cooper, Tony Roche and Andy Marlatt.

Producer: Colin Anderson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.



THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2012

THU 00:00 The Price of Fear (b007jn0n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015h0y0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Paul Temple (b007t1r7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm3j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 At Home With the Hardys (b007jmxr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 The Party Line (b012lpzv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014r622)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nvppm)
Episode 7

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


THU 04:15 Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film (b01ddfy6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p2hb4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Alan Davies Show (b007jsgv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Paul Temple (b007t1sf)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

Breakwater House

As they hunt for Julia's killer, a fortune teller in Brighton warns the Temples they're in grave danger...

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With Jon Rollason as Tony Wyman, James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, Julian Somers as George Kelburn, June Tobin as Linda Kelburn, Joan Matheson as Mrs Fletcher, Hugh Manning as Larry Cross and James Beattie as Charlie.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


THU 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm42)
Evil Under the Sun

Episode 4

With sound alibis proven for the main suspects, the Belgian sleuth makes a chance discovery in a nearby cove...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Weston …. George Baker
Christine Redfern …. Susannah Corbett
Patrick Redfern …. Iain Glen
Rosamund Darnley …. Sabina Franklyn
Linda Marshall …. Lindsey Fawcett
Captain Kenneth Marshall …. Robin Ellis
Inspector Colgate …. Gerrard McDermott
Rev Stephen Lane …. Iwan Thomas
Horace Blatt …. John Hartley
Gladys …. Nicol Forbes

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1998.


THU 07:00 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0132tk0)
Series 3

Alka Salsa

Maureen persuades Wendy to join her on a salsa weekend in Bognor. Robin reluctantly goes along too, so he can visit a model village.

Meanwhile, Derek has discovered a new drug - coffee. And he's already addicted.

Sitcom about the mundane lives of childless couple, Robin and Wendy and their friends and neighbours - with a twist.

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

Written by Kay Stonham.

Devised by Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall

Producer: Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


THU 07:30 Andrew Lawrence: How Did We End Up Like This? (b01ntjq3)
Health and Medicine

Sketches, stand-up and song in a comic exploration of health. With Andrew Lawrence and Sara Pascoe. From November 2012.


THU 08:00 Parsley Sidings (b01nw83v)
Series 1

The Beauty Queen Contest

Parsley Sidings' glamorous announcer Gloria Simpkins is pressured into promoting the sleepy station.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Horace, Ian Lavender as Bert, Kenneth Connor as Percy, Liz Fraser as Gloria and John Graham as Phineas Perkins.

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

Re-created Announcements by Keith Skues.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1971.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b01136nk)
From 19/11/1953

The enigma of Mona Lisa's smile is solved, and Eth and Ron fancy their own place in The Glums. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From November 1953.


THU 09:00 1834 (b0121lh5)
Victorian Principles

The young Queen Victoria is coming to Woolsley House for a visit. But when 21st century Jason invents the electric guitar, he unwittingly changes the course of history.....

In Jim Poyser's riotous comedy, Jason has been transported back to the 18th century as Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport with faithful valet, Ned.

Jason Slater ...... Michael Begley
Ned ...... Joe Caffrey
Hoskins ...... Kenneth Alan Taylor
Lord Belport ...... Mark Chatterton
Henry ...... James Nickerson
Queen Victoria ...... Caroline Harding

Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2003.


THU 09:30 Just a Minute (b01nw83x)
Roast duck and loans. Nicholas Parsons welcomes Clement Freud, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones and Paul Merton. From February 1993.


THU 10:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014sh4w)
A Most Salubrious Seaside Resort

'A most salubrious seaside resort' is an apt description of Brighton.

But will the arrival of Mr Arthur Armstrong - critic, poet, novelist and Labour Member of Parliament - make it even more attractive to Miss Susan Leg?

Pauline Collins stars as Miss Susan Leg.

EF Benson’s novel dramatised by Aubrey Woods.

Miss Susan Leg ...... Pauline Collins
Margaret Mantrip ...... Margot Boyd
Jimmie Mason ...... Ronald Herdman
Elizabeth Conklin ...... Rachel Gurney
Lady Eva Lowndes ...... Pauline Letts
Mr Cartwright ...... Peter Howell
Arthur Armstrong MP ...... Edward de Souza
Bosanquet ...... John Church
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds
Minnie Mimps ...... Sheila Grant
Head Waiter...... Manning Wilson
Mr Puffy ...... George Parsons
Doctor ...... Gordon Reid
Receptionist ...... Jonathan Tafler
Augustus ...... Andrew Branch
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds

Narrated by Aubrey Woods.

Music by John Owen Edwards.

Producer: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1987.


THU 11:00 I Was There Too! (b00kbj2r)
Permanent Wave

By Ian Sansom. What might Margaret Thatcher's hairdresser have witnessed in the lead-up to her exit from Downing Street? Read by Maggie Stead.


THU 11:15 Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome (b01ddg0q)
Four older women with a unique friendship prepare for a farewell. Shelagh Delaney's trilogy concludes. Stars Eileen O'Brien.


THU 12:00 Parsley Sidings (b01nw83v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b01136nk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Paul Temple (b007t1sf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm42)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple (b00kfsl0)
Episode 9

Celie has returned home - and she and Mister have become friends. Stars Nadine Marshall and Eamonn Walker.


THU 14:15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion (b00jrny6)
The New Man? - Fashion in the '80s

Big hair, big shoulders, big salaries and big hangovers. Laurence wonders whether fashion reflected 1980s greedy consumerism.


THU 14:30 Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings (b00r92l8)
A Verbal Wizard

Reviews for The Entertainer, A Taste of Honey and heralding Harold Pinter. Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.


THU 14:45 Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children (b007jn8h)
Episode 9

Elizabeth faces a dilemma now that Tom's daughter Dale has decided to move back into the family home.

Joanna Trollope's novel about the traumas and delights of adjusting to a step-family.

Read by Penelope Wilton.

Abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


THU 15:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014sh4w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01p0xcx)
Mel Giedroyc with the penultimate episode of Terry Pratchett's fabulous, funny story 'Johnny and the Dead'. Also, today is Thanksgiving in the USA, so Mel goes Stateside.


THU 17:00 King Street Junior (b007jn8j)
Series 7

Witch Hunt

A peeved parent asks whether teacher knows best, and Mrs Rudd won't take no for an answer. Stars James Grout. From April 1992.


THU 17:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0132tk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 The Price of Fear (b007jmgf)
Come as You Are

Horror film legend Vincent Price gets a chilling invitation to a very special costume party.

Co-starring Morris Perry, Betty Huntley-Wright and Peter Williams.

Scripted by Bill Ingram.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.


THU 18:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015f7b6)
Episode 4

Robert Olmstead must spend a night in Innsmouth, but the town locals ensure he doesn't get much sleep. Read by Richard Coyle.


THU 19:00 Parsley Sidings (b01nw83v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b01136nk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Paul Temple (b007t1sf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm42)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 I Was There Too! (b00kbj2r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome (b01ddg0q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Andrew Lawrence: How Did We End Up Like This? (b01ntjq3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Elvenquest (b00kfgcx)
Series 1

Episode 4

Sirens interrupt a sea crossing. Are they what they seem? Fantasy comedy starring Darren Boyd and Dave Lamb. From May 2009.


THU 23:00 The Million Pound Radio Show (b007jq9d)
Series 2

Episode 7

Talking dolphins - and bible sponsorship. Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell's sharp-edged topical humour. From October 1986.


THU 23:30 Sounding Off with McGough (b007k4cn)
Episode 3

Roger McGough's poetic reflections on 'the meaning of life'

With the accompaniment of long-time musical collaborator Andy Roberts.

Recorded at the Bath Festival.

Producer: Sara Davies

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2000.


THU 23:45 The Tape Recorded Highlights of a Humble Bee (b00p2crc)
'Spanish Guitar Lessons' and 'Springtime Parade'

A hapless, jazz-loving insect's audio diary of his mainly uneventful life. With Mark Williams and Tim Whitnall. From June 2003.



FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2012

FRI 00:00 The Price of Fear (b007jmgf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015f7b6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Paul Temple (b007t1sf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm42)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 1834 (b0121lh5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Just a Minute (b01nw83x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014sh4w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 90 by 90 The Full Set (b01nw6y3)
Episode 8

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.


FRI 04:15 Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome (b01ddg0q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 King Street Junior (b007jn8j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b0132tk0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Paul Temple (b007rwkt)
Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery

Mainly About Wyman

The suave sleuth probes whether an international criminal is behind Julia's murder.

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With James Thomason as Sir Graham Forbes, Simon Lack as Superintendent Raine, Tommy Duggan as Mike Langdon, Julian Somers as George Kelburn, June Tobin as Linda Kelburn/Sidney, James Beattie as Charlie and Douglas Storm as Detective Inspector Burton.

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

Producer: Martin C Webster

First heard on the BBC Light Programme in 1961.


FRI 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm4n)
Evil Under the Sun

Episode 5

Determined to pinpoint the American starlet's killer, the Belgian sleuth invites everyone on his list of suspects to a picnic.

The finale of Agatha Christie's whodunit starring John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Weston …. George Baker
Christin Redfern …. Susannah Corbett
Patrick Redfern …. Iain Glen
Rosamund Darnley …. Sabina Franklyn
Linda Marshall …. Lindsey Fawcett
Captain Kenneth Marshall …. Robin Ellis
Inspector Colgate …. Gerrard McDermott
Horace Blatt …. John Hartley
Gladys …. Nicol Forbes
Carrie Gardener …. Wendy Craig

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Producer: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1998.


FRI 07:00 Up the Garden Path (b0082g3d)
Series 2

On the Side of the Angels

Izzy faces confusion when fiancé Charles takes her home to the family mansion.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Neil McCaul as Bill, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn, Melissa Wilson as Sharon and Catherine Clarke as Lorraine.

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

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb’s 1984 novel. The second of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.


FRI 07:30 The Golden Age (b01nx4j3)
Saturday Sports Parade

Tharb and Lord Reith have to help the King overcome a bizarre speech impediment, with the dubious aid of tempestuous children's presenter, Lancelot Wyndham.

Meanwhile, Mabel tries to revamp the BBC's flagship sports show, "Saturday Sports Parade".

Set in the BBC's Broadcasting House in London during the 1930s, this series follows head of programmes, John Tharb and his assistant, Mabel Hopcraft as they struggle to deal with the foibles and fragile egos of radio's biggest stars.

These include the perpetually drunk band-leader, Ronaldo and the most boring man in radio, Mallard Tofts. Tharb's task is not made any easier by having to constantly defer to the whims and wishes of his irascible boss, Lord Reith.

Robert Bathurst stars in the first radio sitcom to be written by Channel 4's Father Ted writer, Arthur Mathews.

Robert Bathurst.....John Tharb
Vicky McClure.....Mabel Hopcraft
Ford Kiernan.....Lord Reith
Peter Egan.....Lancelot Wyndham
Pippa Evans.....The Queen Consort
Kevin Bishop.....The King / Edward Fellowes
Ewan Bailey.....Gerald Merry

Producer: Simon Mayhew-Archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2012.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b01nw97t)
Series 7

The Sabotaged Floggle-Toggle-Box

The crew are confined to ship over fears of underhand interference 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 Mrs Povey, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Tenniel Evans as LS Goldstein and Michael Bates as the Padre.

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 September 1965.


FRI 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jrr7)
Series 3

The Next to Last Burkiss Way

Waves are parted as the team take on the Holly Bibbly - and another edition of Syrup on Sunday.

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 February 1978.


FRI 09:00 Bristow (b00cq588)
Series 1

Stranger on a Train

Bristow helps his colleague, Jones, to plan an escape from Chester Perry

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the Chester-Perry buying clerk. He is but a small cog in a gigantic wheel... and he knows it.

Adapted from by Frank Dickens from his famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 51 years from 1961.

Bristow …. Michael Williams
Jones …. Rodney Bewes
Fudge, Mr Frost, Station Master and the Stranger on the Train …. Jon Glover
Miss Sunman …. Katie Odie
Post Boy and Godfrey …. Simon Schatsberger
Tea Lady …. Sarah Huntley

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.


FRI 09:30 The Brothers (b007k4wc)
Series 1

Episode 2

Brothers Nigel and Michael review a new website and Oonagh becomes a therapist.

Starring Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard.

Comedy series about two brothers starting a website-design company - written by Caroline and David Stafford.

Nigel ...... Adam Godley
Michael ...... Raymond Coulthard
Oonagh...... Pauline McLynn
Zorro ...... Pearce Quigley
Sally ...... Alice Hart

Producer: Marc Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.


FRI 10:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014tcjb)
A Most Treasured Home

A most treasured home is exactly what 25 Durham Square has become for Miss Susan Leg.

But will its treasure turn to dross with the threatened unravelling of the mystery surrounding her secret life?

Pauline Collins stars as Miss Susan Leg.

Conclusion of EF Benson’s 1932 novel dramatised iby Aubrey Woods

Miss Susan Leg ...... Pauline Collins
Margaret Mantrip ...... Margot Boyd
Jimmie Mason ...... Ronald Herdman
Elizabeth Conklin ...... Rachel Gurney
Lady Eva Lowndes ...... Pauline Letts
Mr Cartwright ...... Peter Howell
Bosanquet ...... John Church
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds
Minnie Mimps ...... Sheila Grant
Head Waiter...... Manning Wilson
Mr Gandish ...... George Parsons
Ellen ...... Jennifer Piercey
Doctor ...... Gordon Reid
Mr Salt ...... Jonathan Tafler
Augustus ...... Andrew Branch
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds

Narrated by Aubrey Woods.

Music by John Owen Edwards.

Producer: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1987.


FRI 11:00 Opening Lines (b01nwb39)
Series 11

Day Tripper

By Susan Elliot-Wright. A day trip to the seaside offers the chance of new beginnings for a mother and son. Read by Claire Rushbrook.


FRI 11:15 Shelagh Delaney - Out of the Pirate's Playhouse (b0076d28)
Five 11-year-olds are shocked to learn they are too old for their activity centre. Drama with Daniel Hanbridge and Brooke Vincent.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b01nw97t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jrr7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Paul Temple (b007rwkt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm4n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Alice Walker - The Color Purple (b00kfx33)
Episode 10

Shug is back! - and surprise visitors arrive for Celie. Stars Nadine Marshall and Nikki Amuka-Bird.


FRI 14:15 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion (b00jrnzd)
The Clothes We're In - The State of Men's Fashion Now

With women's hemlines acting as a social and economic barometer, Laurence asks what men's fashion says about the state we are in.


FRI 14:30 Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings (b00r9y0y)
An Open Letter

The critic's surprisingly negative 1962 review about his idol Laurence Olivier. Read by Michael Sheen and David Horovitch.


FRI 14:45 Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children (b007jn8y)
Episode 10

Relationships falter under the strains of living as a step-family when decisions need to be made.

Joanna Trollope's novel about the traumas and delights of adjusting to a step-family.

Concluded by Penelope Wilton.

Abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin.

Producer: Di Speirs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


FRI 15:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014tcjb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01nw83z)
Introducing with the final chapter of Terry Pratchett's funny, brilliant story 'Johnny and the Dead'. And presenter Mel Giedroyc celebrates Dr Who's 49th Birthday.


FRI 17:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008p7w7)
Series 3

Episode 2

Wartime escapades of the Belle of the Southern Command – and a reporter meets the oldest living old person...

Richard Ingrams John Wells, John Sessions, Joan Sims amd Patricia Routledge recreate the world of JB Morton.

With Brian Bowles, Simon Greenall, Henrietta Gooden and featuring June Whitfield.

Running in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975 – JB Morton’s surreally comic ‘Beachcomber’ column paved the way for a great deal of modern humour – thanks to characters he created between the wars.

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins.

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1994.


FRI 17:30 Up the Garden Path (b0082g3d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 The Price of Fear (b007jn9k)
The Ninth Removal

Horror legend Vincent Price's unnerving tale of a secretary's murderous revenge.

Co-starring Freda Jackson, Richard Pearson, Clare Sutcliffe, Michael Segal and Alan Rowe.

Written by R Chetwynd-Hayes and dramatised by Barry Campbell.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.


FRI 18:30 HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth (b015fv26)
Episode 5

Robert Olmstead flees Innsmouth, only to discover years later a shocking secret linking him to the town. Read by Richard Coyle.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b01nw97t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jrr7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Paul Temple (b007rwkt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jm4n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Opening Lines (b01nwb39)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Shelagh Delaney - Out of the Pirate's Playhouse (b0076d28)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 The Golden Age (b01nx4j3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Goodness Gracious Me (b01nwbhk)
Series 3

Episode 1

The Kapoors visit a stately home, food for thought from Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten and why the royal family are Indian...

Starring:

Sanjeev Bhaskar
Kulvinder Ghir
Meera Syal
Nina Wadia

Gold Winner of the Sony Radio Academy Awards. The sketch comedy show originally ran on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998, later transferring to TV on BBC TWO from 1998 to 2001.

Scripted by Richard Pinto, Sharat Sardana, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Sanjeev Kohli.

Script Editor: Sharat Sardana

Producer: Anil Gupta.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1998.


FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01p7mm4)
From 10pm until midnight, Sunday to Friday, the Comedy Club offers two hours of comedy. Arthur Smith chats to Jon Richardson.


FRI 23:00 Big Town All Stars (b007jrwp)
Series 2

The Ballad of Kenny and Christine

Kenny's new girlfriend wants to join his a cappella band - but she can't sing. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. From July 2001.


FRI 23:30 Dial M for Pizza (b007jm7c)
Series 1

Episode 2

Sketch show shenanigans from going to the Proms to public loos. Stars Brenda Blethyn and Robert Bathurst. From November 1987.




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

1834 09:00 THU (b0121lh5)

1834 02:00 FRI (b0121lh5)

2000 Years of Radio 22:45 SUN (b007jndx)

28 Acts in 28 Minutes 22:30 SAT (b01nv97y)

90 by 90 The Full Set 04:00 SAT (b01ntp7k)

90 by 90 The Full Set 05:30 SUN (b01nts7k)

90 by 90 The Full Set 05:30 MON (b01nv99y)

90 by 90 The Full Set 04:00 TUE (b01nvd28)

90 by 90 The Full Set 04:00 WED (b01nvg8f)

90 by 90 The Full Set 04:00 THU (b01nvppm)

90 by 90 The Full Set 04:00 FRI (b01nw6y3)

Acropolis Now 23:00 TUE (b007v263)

Act Your Age 22:00 SAT (b00fr1tp)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b00kdr77)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b00kdr77)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple 14:00 MON (b00kf0yx)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple 14:00 TUE (b00kf4p0)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple 14:00 WED (b00kfqdm)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple 14:00 THU (b00kfsl0)

Alice Walker - The Color Purple 14:00 FRI (b00kfx33)

Andrew Lawrence: How Did We End Up Like This? 07:30 THU (b01ntjq3)

Andrew Lawrence: How Did We End Up Like This? 22:00 THU (b01ntjq3)

Another Case of Milton Jones 09:00 MON (b007779x)

Another Case of Milton Jones 22:30 MON (b007779x)

Another Case of Milton Jones 02:00 TUE (b007779x)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 10:00 MON (b01nvg46)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 15:00 MON (b01nvg46)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 03:00 TUE (b01nvg46)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 10:00 TUE (b01nvmwm)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 15:00 TUE (b01nvmwm)

Arnold Bennett - Anna of the Five Towns 03:00 WED (b01nvmwm)

Arthur Askey - Before Your Very Eyes 17:30 SUN (b01nvcwc)

At Home With the Hardys 09:00 WED (b007jmxr)

At Home With the Hardys 02:00 THU (b007jmxr)

Back to the Drawing Board 07:15 SUN (b00904ns)

Back to the Drawing Board 13:15 SUN (b00904ns)

Back to the Drawing Board 05:45 MON (b00904ns)

Beachcomber... By the Way 05:00 SAT (b008m24j)

Beachcomber... By the Way 17:00 FRI (b008p7w7)

Beyond Our Ken 08:00 MON (b01nvg44)

Beyond Our Ken 12:00 MON (b01nvg44)

Beyond Our Ken 19:00 MON (b01nvg44)

Big Town All Stars 23:00 FRI (b007jrwp)

Bill Taylor - Likely Stories 09:00 SUN (b00ttsll)

Bill Taylor - Likely Stories 16:30 SUN (b00ttsll)

Bill Taylor - Likely Stories 05:00 MON (b00ttsll)

Bristow 02:00 SAT (b00cnhyq)

Bristow 09:00 FRI (b00cq588)

Children in Need: Jess' Story Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01nv97w)

Children in Need: Jess' Story Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01nv97w)

Comedy Controller 09:00 SAT (b007jpjt)

Comedy Controller 19:00 SAT (b007jpjt)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 07:30 SUN (b00pxvds)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 22:00 SUN (b00pxvds)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01nvcw7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01nvcw7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01nvcw7)

Dial M for Pizza 23:30 FRI (b007jm7c)

Doctor Who 18:00 SUN (b011d8n3)

Doctor Who 00:00 MON (b011d8n3)

Doctor in the House 08:00 SUN (b007jt0n)

Doctor in the House 15:00 SUN (b007jt0n)

Doctor in the House 20:00 SUN (b007jt0n)

Doctor in the House 03:00 MON (b007jt0n)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 10:00 WED (b014r622)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 15:00 WED (b014r622)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 03:00 THU (b014r622)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 10:00 THU (b014sh4w)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 15:00 THU (b014sh4w)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 03:00 FRI (b014sh4w)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 10:00 FRI (b014tcjb)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 15:00 FRI (b014tcjb)

Ellen Dryden - The Lake 13:30 SUN (b007jqb7)

Ellen Dryden - The Lake 03:30 MON (b007jqb7)

Elvenquest 22:30 THU (b00kfgcx)

George Eliot - Daniel Deronda 03:00 SAT (b007k07z)

Gloomsbury 07:30 WED (b01ngrwf)

Gloomsbury 22:00 WED (b01ngrwf)

Goodness Gracious Me 22:30 FRI (b01nwbhk)

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

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

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 18:30 TUE (b015gsc4)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 00:30 WED (b015gsc4)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 18:30 WED (b015h0y0)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 00:30 THU (b015h0y0)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 18:30 THU (b015f7b6)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 00:30 FRI (b015f7b6)

HP Lovecraft - The Shadow Over Innsmouth 18:30 FRI (b015fv26)

Hancock's Half Hour 14:30 SAT (b007jpd5)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b0090xjy)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b0090xjy)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b0090xjy)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 MON (b007jm2f)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 MON (b007jm2f)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 MON (b007jm2f)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 TUE (b007jm30)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 TUE (b007jm30)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 TUE (b007jm30)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 WED (b007jm30)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 WED (b007jm3j)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 WED (b007jm3j)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 WED (b007jm3j)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 THU (b007jm3j)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 THU (b007jm42)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 THU (b007jm42)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 THU (b007jm42)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 FRI (b007jm42)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 FRI (b007jm4n)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 FRI (b007jm4n)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 FRI (b007jm4n)

I Was There Too! 11:00 TUE (b0156nd1)

I Was There Too! 21:00 TUE (b0156nd1)

I Was There Too! 11:00 WED (b00kbj2y)

I Was There Too! 21:00 WED (b00kbj2y)

I Was There Too! 11:00 THU (b00kbj2r)

I Was There Too! 21:00 THU (b00kbj2r)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 07:30 MON (b01nt3y6)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 22:00 MON (b01nt3y6)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00stsd9)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00stsd9)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00stsd9)

Ira Levin - The Boys From Brazil 23:45 SAT (b014s6hj)

Ira Levin - The Boys From Brazil 05:45 SUN (b014s6hj)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 08:30 TUE (b007jztn)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 12:30 TUE (b007jztn)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 19:30 TUE (b007jztn)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 18:30 SUN (b007k4lg)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 00:30 MON (b007k4lg)

Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children 14:45 MON (b007jn71)

Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children 14:45 TUE (b007s5ty)

Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children 14:45 WED (b007s74h)

Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children 14:45 THU (b007jn8h)

Joanna Trollope - Other People's Children 14:45 FRI (b007jn8y)

Julie Enfield Investigates 13:15 SAT (b007jshc)

Julie Enfield Investigates 03:15 SUN (b007jshc)

Just Plain Gardening 22:30 WED (b007jn7n)

Just a Minute 14:00 SAT (b007jqjb)

Just a Minute 09:30 THU (b01nw83x)

Just a Minute 02:30 FRI (b01nw83x)

Kenneth Noye - A Killer on the Run 23:30 SAT (b01nv980)

Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings 14:30 MON (b00r8c9p)

Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings 14:30 TUE (b00r8fl7)

Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings 14:30 WED (b00r8jgw)

Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings 14:30 THU (b00r92l8)

Kenneth Tynan - Theatre Writings 14:30 FRI (b00r9y0y)

King Street Junior 17:00 THU (b007jn8j)

King Street Junior 05:00 FRI (b007jn8j)

Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking 23:30 WED (b00773bh)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion 14:15 MON (b00jrnw8)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion 14:15 TUE (b00jrnxc)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion 14:15 WED (b00jrnxt)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion 14:15 THU (b00jrny6)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Men of Fashion 14:15 FRI (b00jrnzd)

Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful 09:30 MON (b007jvv7)

Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful 02:30 TUE (b007jvv7)

Like They've Never Been Gone 17:00 MON (b00b41fs)

Like They've Never Been Gone 05:00 TUE (b00b41fs)

Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World 23:30 TUE (b007jqhc)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01nwp2z)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01nwp2z)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01nwp2z)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 01:30 SAT (b01ntrgb)

Made in Bristol 11:00 MON (b01nvg48)

Made in Bristol 21:00 MON (b01nvg48)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01nvcw9)

Nevil Shute - On the Beach 18:00 SAT (b0124y0r)

Nevil Shute - On the Beach 00:00 SUN (b0124y0r)

On Baby Street 23:30 MON (b00fhszj)

Opening Lines 11:00 FRI (b01nwb39)

Opening Lines 21:00 FRI (b01nwb39)

P Division 23:00 SAT (b00rfgz6)

Parsley Sidings 08:00 THU (b01nw83v)

Parsley Sidings 12:00 THU (b01nw83v)

Parsley Sidings 19:00 THU (b01nw83v)

Patrick O'Brian - HMS Surprise 04:15 SAT (b0102nrl)

Paul Temple 01:00 SAT (b007t1kg)

Paul Temple 06:00 MON (b007t1qq)

Paul Temple 13:00 MON (b007t1qq)

Paul Temple 20:00 MON (b007t1qq)

Paul Temple 01:00 TUE (b007t1qq)

Paul Temple 06:00 TUE (b007t1qp)

Paul Temple 13:00 TUE (b007t1qp)

Paul Temple 20:00 TUE (b007t1qp)

Paul Temple 01:00 WED (b007t1qp)

Paul Temple 06:00 WED (b007t1r7)

Paul Temple 13:00 WED (b007t1r7)

Paul Temple 20:00 WED (b007t1r7)

Paul Temple 01:00 THU (b007t1r7)

Paul Temple 06:00 THU (b007t1sf)

Paul Temple 13:00 THU (b007t1sf)

Paul Temple 20:00 THU (b007t1sf)

Paul Temple 01:00 FRI (b007t1sf)

Paul Temple 06:00 FRI (b007rwkt)

Paul Temple 13:00 FRI (b007rwkt)

Paul Temple 20:00 FRI (b007rwkt)

Radio Active 23:00 SUN (b007jrkv)

Ring Around the Bath 17:00 WED (b00p2hb4)

Ring Around the Bath 05:00 THU (b00p2hb4)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 07:00 THU (b0132tk0)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 17:30 THU (b0132tk0)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 05:30 FRI (b0132tk0)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 11:00 SUN (b016n7xs)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 19:00 SUN (b016n7xs)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 02:00 MON (b016n7xs)

Rudy's Rare Records 07:30 TUE (b01ntfw9)

Rudy's Rare Records 22:00 TUE (b01ntfw9)

Second Holmes 07:00 MON (b0151ycp)

Second Holmes 17:30 MON (b0151ycp)

Second Holmes 05:30 TUE (b0151ycp)

Second Thoughts 17:00 TUE (b007jwzt)

Second Thoughts 05:00 WED (b007jwzt)

Semi Circles 07:00 TUE (b007jtv2)

Semi Circles 17:30 TUE (b007jtv2)

Semi Circles 05:30 WED (b007jtv2)

Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey 06:00 SAT (b00bcqtd)

Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey 16:00 SAT (b00bcqtd)

Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey 04:00 SUN (b00bcqtd)

Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome 11:15 THU (b01ddg0q)

Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome 21:15 THU (b01ddg0q)

Shelagh Delaney - Baloney Said Salome 04:15 FRI (b01ddg0q)

Shelagh Delaney - Out of the Pirate's Playhouse 11:15 FRI (b0076d28)

Shelagh Delaney - Out of the Pirate's Playhouse 21:15 FRI (b0076d28)

Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey 11:15 TUE (b01dbytf)

Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey 21:15 TUE (b01dbytf)

Shelagh Delaney - Sweetly Sings the Donkey 04:15 WED (b01dbytf)

Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film 11:15 WED (b01ddfy6)

Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film 21:15 WED (b01ddfy6)

Shelagh Delaney - Tell Me a Film 04:15 THU (b01ddfy6)

Sounding Off with McGough 23:30 THU (b007k4cn)

Steven Appleby's Normal Life 22:30 SUN (b007jmz1)

Such Rotten Luck 22:30 TUE (b01nvphb)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 00:30 SAT (b007jls5)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b01136nk)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b01136nk)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b01136nk)

Take It From the Chorus 11:30 SUN (b007k2rh)

Take It From the Chorus 19:30 SUN (b007k2rh)

Take It From the Chorus 02:30 MON (b007k2rh)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01nvg4b)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01p0txk)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01nvph8)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01p0xcx)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01nw83z)

The Alan Davies Show 07:00 WED (b007jsgv)

The Alan Davies Show 17:30 WED (b007jsgv)

The Alan Davies Show 05:30 THU (b007jsgv)

The Boosh 23:30 SUN (b007jmh0)

The Brothers 02:30 SAT (b007k4nx)

The Brothers 09:30 FRI (b007k4wc)

The Burkiss Way 08:30 FRI (b007jrr7)

The Burkiss Way 12:30 FRI (b007jrr7)

The Burkiss Way 19:30 FRI (b007jrr7)

The Clitheroe Kid 08:30 SUN (b007jtlk)

The Clitheroe Kid 15:30 SUN (b007jtlk)

The Clitheroe Kid 20:30 SUN (b007jtlk)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b01p7mkx)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 FRI (b01p7mm4)

The Consultants 22:45 WED (b007k320)

The Frankie Howerd Variety Show 08:00 SAT (b008jw8j)

The Frankie Howerd Variety Show 15:00 SAT (b008jw8j)

The Frankie Howerd Variety Show 01:00 SUN (b008jw8j)

The Golden Age 17:30 SAT (b01nt07r)

The Golden Age 07:30 FRI (b01nx4j3)

The Golden Age 22:00 FRI (b01nx4j3)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007jq5n)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jq5n)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jq5n)

The Hare Lane Diaries 23:00 WED (b00lyt9t)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 08:30 MON (b00f9y6d)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 12:30 MON (b00f9y6d)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 19:30 MON (b00f9y6d)

The Million Pound Radio Show 23:00 THU (b007jq9d)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b01nw97t)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b01nw97t)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b01nw97t)

The Now Show 23:00 MON (b01ntlvy)

The Now Show 09:00 TUE (b01ntlvy)

The Now Show 02:00 WED (b01ntlvy)

The Party Line 09:30 WED (b012lpzv)

The Party Line 02:30 THU (b012lpzv)

The Pickwick Poppers 07:30 SAT (b00tttwp)

The Price of Fear 00:00 SAT (b007jshy)

The Price of Fear 18:00 MON (b007jnd6)

The Price of Fear 00:00 TUE (b007jnd6)

The Price of Fear 18:00 TUE (b007jmk9)

The Price of Fear 00:00 WED (b007jmk9)

The Price of Fear 18:00 WED (b007jn0n)

The Price of Fear 00:00 THU (b007jn0n)

The Price of Fear 18:00 THU (b007jmgf)

The Price of Fear 00:00 FRI (b007jmgf)

The Price of Fear 18:00 FRI (b007jn9k)

The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier 09:30 SUN (b0112flx)

The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier 17:00 SUN (b0112flx)

The Tape Recorded Highlights of a Humble Bee 23:45 THU (b00p2crc)

Tomorrow, Today! 09:30 TUE (b012b3dy)

Tomorrow, Today! 02:30 WED (b012b3dy)

Up the Garden Path 05:30 SAT (b0081t4t)

Up the Garden Path 07:00 FRI (b0082g3d)

Up the Garden Path 17:30 FRI (b0082g3d)

Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother 10:45 SUN (b018sr28)

Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother 21:45 SUN (b018sr28)

Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother 01:45 MON (b018sr28)