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SATURDAY 26 JANUARY 2013

SAT 00:00 Bruce Bedford - The Gibson (b007js93)
Episode 5

Saul and Elise make a grim discovery in the nursing home.

Bruce Bedford's time-hopping supernatural thriller serial set in - and under - Bath.

Robert Glenister .... Saul Judd
Sharon Duce .... Elise Judd
Freddie Jones .... The Scribe
Kate Binchy .... The Scribe's Wife
Timothy West .... Selwyn Fist
Zoe Hicks .... Miss Dewhurst
Katy Carmichael .... Tracky
Constance Chapman .... Haensel Sethria
Bill Bellamy .... Leaflet Man

Original music composed by Thomas Johnson.
Music realised by Robin Lever.
Special effects: Dick Mills (Radiophonic Workshop)

Directed at BBC Bristol by Andy Jordan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.


SAT 00:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vtyj1)
Episode 5

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


SAT 00:45 RL Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (b00859tj)
Episode 5

It's Henry Jekyll's turn to tell the story, as the bizarre truth is finally revealed. Concluded by Tim Pigott-Smith. From April 1996.


SAT 01:00 Paul Temple (b007jskk)
Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

5. Concerning Richard Ferguson

When another body is found, the sleuth's investigation takes a dramatic turn.

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.

Paul Temple …. Peter Coke
Steve …. Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes …. James Thomason
Robert Ferguson …. John Glen
Helen Ferguson …. Grizelda Hervey
Dinah Nelson …. Valerie Kirkbright
Simon Lack (Reggie Mackintosh)
Reggie Mackintosh …. Anthony Hall
Mavis Russell …. Isabel Rennie
Mark Elliot …. William Fox
Richard Ferguson …. Gabriel Woolf
Peggy …. Jo Manning Wilson
Charlie …. James Beattie
Police Officer …. Glyn Dearman
Fireman/Sergeant …. Alan Haines

Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved case after baffling case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated, well-heeled world of cocktails and fast cars.

Producer: Martyn C. Webster.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.


SAT 01:30 Jedediah Berry - The Manual of Detection (b01q1h08)
Chapter 18

All Unwin's dreams of returning to his day job rest on rescuing his boss Travis. But will he make it in time? The dark forces of Enoch Hoffmann are closing in. Concluded by Toby Jones.

Somewhere in an unnamed, rainy city, Charles Unwin, a lowly but efficient clerk in a big detective agency, has found his world turned upside down when his detective boss, Travis Sivart, disappears.

Suddenly promoted to the role - Unwin's been forced out into the field for the first time in his life. Unprepared and untrained, armed only with his trusty umbrella and The Manual of Detection. His first mission is to find out what happened to his boss.

Abridged by Eileen Horne

Produced by Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


SAT 02:00 Bristow (b007rgl8)
Series 2

The Power of the Press

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

Bristow ...... Michael Williams
Jones ...... Rodney Bewes
Gert ...... Liz Fraser
Daisy ...... Joan Sims
Mrs Purdy ...... Dora Bryan
Hewitt ...... Owen Brenman
Miss Sunman ...... Katy Odey
Stationmaster ...... Jon Glover
Stoke ...... David Battley
Hickford ...... Roger Lloyd Pack
Lift Boy ...... Ian Kelland

Music composed and performed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.


SAT 02:30 Ayres on the Air (b00m19m6)
Series 3

Passion

How to get all loved up. Poetry and sketches from Pam Ayres. With Felicity Montagu and Geoffrey Whitehead. From August 2009.


SAT 03:00 Dostoyevsky - The Brothers Karamazov (b00yc3jw)
Episode 5

Following Ivan's dramatic appearance at his brother's trial, Katerina prepares to deal Dmitry a fatal blow.

Starring Roy Marsden.

Conclusion of Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky's final novel published in 1880.

Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

Dmitry ...... Paul Hilton
Ivan ...... Nicholas Boulton
Alyosha ...... Carl Prekopp
Katerina ...... Juliet Aubrey
Grushenka ...... Katy Cavanagh
Lise ...... Emma Noakes
Mrs Khoklakova ...... Rachel Atkins
Grigory ...... Desmond McNamara
Devil ...... Sam Dale
Judge ...... Ian Masters
Prosecutor ...... Philip Fox
Fetyukovich ...... Mark Straker
Bystanders ...... Paul Richard Biggin/ Saikat Ahamed

Original music by David Pickvance.

Directors: Marc Beeby and Colin Guthrie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2006.


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

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


SAT 04:15 Kings (b007jqvc)
True Anointed

Sebastian Baczkiewicz's tales of biblical King David's reign. King Saul's staff chief seeks a shepherd boy. Stars David Calder.


SAT 05:00 Ballylenon (b00ft0t2)
Series 1

Episode 5

Phonsie calls in a few favours from his friend Joe MacMonagle.

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal, in 1953, before the days of mass tourism and proper plumbing in every home.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Phonsie Doherty ...... TP McKenna
Muriel Maconchy ...... Margaret D'Arcy
Vera Maconchy ...... Stella McCusker
Vivienne Boal ...... Aine McCartney
Guard Gallagher ...... John Hewitt
Stumpy Bonnar ...... Gerard McSorley
Aubrey Frawley ...... Dominic Letts
Jonathan Ffrench O'Dowd ...... Wesley Murphy
Primrose Ffrench O'Dowd ...... Marcella Riordan

Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.


SAT 05:30 Elephants to Catch Eels (b007rkg0)
Series 1

Episode 6

Smuggler Tamsyn Trelawney joins the customs men to stop Courageous Kate from marrying her dad.

Then things take a turn for the even more absurd...

18th century Cornish village sitcom by the writers of Dead Ringers - Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain.

Starring Lucy Speed as Tamsyn Trelawny, John Bowe as Jago Trelawny, Cameron Stewart as Major Thomas Falconer, Andrew McGibbon as Captain Marriot, Martin Hyder as Squire Bascombe, Mark Felgate as Dewey, Imelda Staunton as Courageous Kate and Mark Perry as Hobbs.

Producer: Jan Ravens.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.


SAT 06:00 Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate (b007jp62)
A glamorous invitation to a grand party at Hampton - home of the fabulously wealthy Montdores and their beautiful daughter Polly - brings Fanny into the world of the 1920s aristocracy - and in and out of love when the temperature drops...

Published in 1949, Nancy Mitford's novel dramatised by Claire Luckham.

Stars Amanda Root as Fanny, Barbara Jefford as Lady Montdore, Teresa Gallagher as Polly, Jenny Howe as Veronica, Jon Strickland as Uncle Davey, Patience Tomlinson as Aunt Emily, Tessa Worsley as Aunt Sadie, Ioan Meredith as Uncle Matthew, Stephen Critchlow as Boy Dougdale, Sarah-Jane Holm as Jassy, Tilly Gaunt as Victoria, William Hope as Cedric and Tom Beard as Alfred.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


SAT 07:30 Fabulous Flops (b012f50q)
Fabulous Flops

Episode 1

Paul Roseby investigates the disasters of British musical theatre, including Lionel Bart's 'Twang!!'. With Lynda Bellingham.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b00xn8p6)
Series 6

Episode 10

From Arizona, the American funny man welcomes Chicano band iMas, accordionist Joel Guzman and singer Andra Suchy. From 2010.


SAT 09:00 Greg McHugh Stands Up for Scotland (b01q95nn)
Greg McHugh - star of Gary Tank Commander and Fresh Meat - introduces some of his favourite Scottish funny men and women, with features, conversations and sitcoms:

* Take an Englishman and a Scotsman:
Graeme Garden is joined by Elaine C Smith, Colin Gilbert, David Quantick, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Arnold Brown and Johnny Beattie to ponder the north/south divide of comedy style and inspiration. From 2007.

* When the Dog Dies
Series 1. Ep 1/6 The Same Hymn Sheet:
Ronnie Corbett is the long-suffering head of a dysfunctional family, trying to live out his golden years in peace, along with his trust mutt Henry. Sandy wants to protect his grandson Tyson from the harsh training programme of Tyson's father Blake. From 2010.

* Armando Iannucci: The Radio Scotland Years:
Producer Dave Bachelor chats with the esteemed satirist about his start in the business, playing some hilarious tapes of his early comedy efforts on BBC Radio Scotland. From 2006.

* Fags, Mags & Bags
Series 3 Ep 3/6 The Wrath of Khan:
Scottish shopkeeper Ramesh causes havoc by installing a slush puppie machine in his Glasgow corner shop Sitcom written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary. With Greg McHugh as astrologer Keith Futures. From 2010.

* Laughing In All the Right Places:
Janey Godley talks to presenter Jo Caulfield about how her Scottishness makes her stand out in the comedy crowd. From 2010.

* Hiya Pal:
Janice Forsyth pays tribute to the late Gerard Kelly, with contributions from family and friends Ricky Gervais, David Hayman, Jonathan Watson, Craig Ferguson, Andy Gray and Billy Differ. From 2010.

Producer: Elizabeth Clark
Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by BBC Radio Scotland
First broadcast in 2013.


SAT 12:00 Craven Omnibus (b01dtcw3)
Series 2

As impending cuts threaten the GM Police Murder Investigation Team, a case involving dangerous dogs and legal drugs piques DCI Craven's interest. Police drama by Amelia Bullmore.


SAT 13:15 DI Gwen Danbury - An Odd Body (b00vcr1b)
Series 3

Lollipop

Inspector Gwen Danbury probes a patrolman's killing on a crossing. Is it linked to a school drug ring? Stars Annette Badland.


SAT 14:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jpd9)
Pilot - Loyal Support

Originally un-broadcast pilot episode of the seaside saga of pier perpetuation, with Arthur Lowe's only appearance due to his subsequent death.

This sequel to 'Dad's Army' begins in 1948. Life post-Home Guard, sees Arthur Wilson now managing a bank and his former Captain and boss, George Mainwaring arrives in need of a loan...

Starring Arthur Lowe as Mainwaring and John Le Mesurier as Wilson.

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

George Mainwaring ...... Arthur Lowe
Arthur Wilson ...... John Le Mesurier
Miss Baines ...... Josephine Tewson
Guthrie ...... Tmothy Alcock
Hunter ...... Anthony Sharpe
Rawlins ...... Dougie Brown
Man ...... Haydn Wood

To replace Arthur Lowe, the following full series was revamped to feature Dad's Army characters Hodges and Pike, played by Bill Pertwee and Ian Lavender, instead. The series was later adapted for ITV by Yorkshire TV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1981.


SAT 14:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00tln6g)
Series 4

Episode 11

The team poke fun at TV sitcoms with the launch of 'For Better and for Worse And Son'.

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 Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.

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 December 1966.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b00xn8p6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate (b007jp62)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b01pz5jd)
Series 5

The Hat

By Colin MacDonald.

Sheriff Finlay travels from Scotland to York for the funeral and cremation of his older brother William, with whom he didn't get on. When he gets there he is greeted with barely disguised hostility by William's widow.

She tells him arrangements for the funeral are all made: it is going to be a Humanist service and the family heirloom fireman's hat, which was worn with pride by the brothers' grandfather, is in the coffin and is going to be incinerated along with William.

Alistair decides to get the hat before the coffin makes its final journey into the flames. This will take him into dangerous territory, breaking into a funeral parlour at night and braving the criminal underworld to retrieve Grandad's hat and make a final peace with his brother.

Coronation Street veteran Thelma Barlow stars as his sister-in-law Louise and Stanley Baxter is Sheriff Alistair Finlay in this black comedy with a warm heart about death, brotherly love and saying goodbye.

Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.


SAT 18:00 Bradbury 13 (b01381ts)
The Wind

The mounting wind proves to be an enemy for one man. Ray Bradbury's atmospheric tale stars Bob Nelson.


SAT 18:30 Oscar Wilde (b008jw9k)
The Canterville Ghost

Episode 2

Troublesome ghost of a dead nobleman, Sir Simon is determined to oust the Otis family from his ancestral home. So his hauntings are becoming more and more elaborate...

First published in 1887, Oscar Wilde's novella is read by Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in December 2007.


SAT 19:00 Greg McHugh Stands Up for Scotland (b01q95nn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation (b007jrz1)
Series 2

How to Meet the Challenge of the 21st Century

Looking beyond the millennium, the host's comic lecture plus sketches. With Debbie Issit and Gordon Kennedy. From November 1994.


SAT 22:30 Arthur Smith's Balham Bash (b00ls6bt)
Series 1

Episode 4

More fun and frolics round at Arthur Smith’s home in Balham, south London.

With comedians Stewart Lee and Reginald D Hunter.

Plus music from Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Will she be in Arthur’s kitchen?

Pippa Evans - as singer-songwriter Loretta Maine - lends a hand.

Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2009.


SAT 23:00 Ted Lewis - Jack Carter's Law (b00ny6xx)
Episode 4

Gangland enforcer Jack Carter must pay a visit to one of his boss's massage parlours in Islington. Thriller read by Phil Daniels.


SAT 23:30 The Phone (b00wldw2)
All-Night Cafe

By Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

A series of late night thrillers, each connected by a mysterious mobile phone. In Rebecca Lenkiewicz's drama, an insomniac mathematician is forced to turn hero when he answers a phone belonging to a prostitute.

Abraham . . . . . Toby Jones
Sybil . . . . . Niamh Cusack
Kate . . . . . Sarah Goldberg
June . . . . . Kate Williams
Max . . . . . Adeel Akhtar
Manager . . . . . Christine Kavanagh

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.



SUNDAY 27 JANUARY 2013

SUN 00:00 Bradbury 13 (b01381ts)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Oscar Wilde (b008jw9k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b00xn8p6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Craven Omnibus (b01dtcw3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 DI Gwen Danbury - An Odd Body (b00vcr1b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate (b007jp62)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b01pz5jd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtrc)
Episode 1

France 1815: Jean Valjean - sentenced to 19 years hard labour for stealing a loaf of bread - is finally released from prison.

Given shelter by the kind-hearted Bishop of Digne, he's tempted to carry out one more criminal act.

Victor Hugo's epic story of social injustice, dramatised in 25 episodes by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Lin Coghlan.

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, David Schofield as Inspector Javert and David De Keyser as Bishop Myriel.

Producer: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


SUN 07:15 Paper Gardens (b007k2f6)
A Photographer's Eye

Leslie Forbes meets Don McCullin, who moved from war photography to fighting battles for the Somerset countryside.


SUN 07:30 Bleak Expectations (b00vrxwt)
Series 4

A Tolerable Life De-Happified

Our hero Pip sees his former nemesis - the badly named Gently Benevolent - thwarted and locked up in a prison within a jail within a gaol spelled the other way, and apparently repentant of his crimes. But late one foggy night when Pip is attacked with a bowl of sinister custard he realises a new form of evil is stalking the streets of London, and he is obliged to ask for help from his erstwhile foe. Can Benevolent now be trusted? And who is the sinister evil figure?

Meanwhile, Pip's wife Ripely has become obsessed with cutlery, and the purchase of some diamond-handled dodo knives looks likely to force Pip into bankruptcy. And his best friend Harry Biscuit claims to be having terrible problems with an angry badger, but is it all as it seems?

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

Sir Philip ..... Richard Johnson
Young Pip Bin ..... Tom Allen
Gently Benevolent ..... Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit ..... James Bachman
Grimpunch ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ripely ..... Sarah Hadland
Pippa ..... Susy Kane

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2010.


SUN 08:00 Doctor at Large (b00939rq)
The Deep End

The medical mishaps of freshly qualified doctors Simon Sparrow, Taffy Evans and Tony Benskin go on and on...

The misadventures of newly qualified doctor, Simon Sparrow - adapted for radio by Ray Cooney from Richard Gordon's 'Doctor at Large' published in 1955.

Starring Richard Briers as Simon Sparrow, Geoffrey Sumner as Sir Lancelot Spratt, Ray Cooney as Tony Benskin and Edward Cast as Taffy Evans.

Special guest stars: Dandy Nichols as the Old Lady and Bill Fraser as Mr Smith.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1969.


SUN 08:30 The Men from the Ministry (b00ybxgy)
The War with the Isle of Wight

The daft duo sets out to buy some land for the military and nearly start a war...

A weekly tribute to all those who work in government departments.

Stars Wilfrid Hyde White and Richard Murdoch.

With Norma Ronald, Roy Dotrice, Diana Olsson, Julian Somers and Joan Sanderson.

Written and produced by Edward Taylor.

'The Men from the Ministry' ran for 14 series between 1962 and 1977. Deryck Guyler replaced Wilfrid Hyde-White from 1966. Sadly many episodes didn't survive in the archive, however the BBC's Transcription Service re-recorded 14 shows in 1980 - never broadcast in the UK, until the arrival of BBC Radio 4 Extra.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1962.


SUN 09:00 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (b00zzwfj)
Ian Fleming's magical tale of a car saved from the scrapyard that takes the Pott family on a fantastic adventure. Stars Imogen Stubbs.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01q993c)
Charity Pioneers

Charity Pioneers - Helen Bamber

Sue Lawley talks to Helen Bamber, founder of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture. From May 1999.


SUN 10:45 Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge (b012s2gc)
A cuckolded husband intends to murder his rival. What could go wrong with his fastidious plan? Anthony Horowitz's thriller, read by Robert Bathurst.


SUN 11:00 Quando, Quando, Quando (b00800m4)
Spies

Spies steal the Quando brothers' secret formula - upsetting the delicate equilibrium that's existed for so long between them and the Quandos.

Brothers Rene, Carlo and Charlie Quando chop, snip and crimp their lucky clients into shape at London's finest hair salon.

Six-part comedy written and performed by Rainer Hersch and Mark Maie. With Stephen Greif and Catherine Tate.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1999.


SUN 11:15 Ambridge Extra (b01q9974)
Series 4 - Omnibus

Series 4, Episodes 15-16

When over-worked Alan takes on even more work, it leads to disaster and Usha is not best pleased.


SUN 11:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... (b00cl496)
Episode 5

From Perrin and Pratt to 'Going Gently', writer David Nobbs concludes reading from his autobiography.


SUN 12:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtrc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Paper Gardens (b007k2f6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Stephen Dunstone - The Devil's Kiss (b01q9bf7)
Who dares defy the devil? A medieval village discovers the price of resistance when a debt is collected. Starring Paul Copley.


SUN 15:00 Doctor at Large (b00939rq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Men from the Ministry (b00ybxgy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9bff)
The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc.


SUN 16:30 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (b00zzwfj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Freedom Pass (b00sqcq3)
Episode 5

Using free bus travel, Alan Coren helps Christopher Matthew to try and find the house where he was born. From September 2005.


SUN 18:00 The Scarifyers (b019chhw)
The Secret Weapon of Doom

Episode 3

Lionheart and Bright believe they've tracked down the deadly object. But have they? Stars Nicholas Courtney and Leslie Phillips.


SUN 18:30 Tanith Lee - Red as Blood (b007jq65)
In a dark Snow White fantasy, the Queen sets out to rescue her stepdaughter from her sinister heritage. Read by Stella Gonet.


SUN 19:00 Quando, Quando, Quando (b00800m4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:15 Ambridge Extra (b01q9974)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


SUN 19:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... (b00cl496)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 today]


SUN 20:00 Doctor at Large (b00939rq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Men from the Ministry (b00ybxgy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01q993c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge (b012s2gc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Bleak Expectations (b00vrxwt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Miranda Hart's Joke Shop (b00mbfmf)
Pilot Episode

Meet Miranda, a tall, life-embracing, self-effacing clown, who's at her happiest among the wind-up teeth of her Joke Shop. She's got lots to learn about retail and men - as well as coping with her embarrassing mother.

This is the 2007 pilot for Miranda's four-part 2008 series made for BBC Radio 2, which sparked her popular BBC TV series Miranda. This try-out features some actors who were replaced in the subsequent slightly re-worked radio series. Here Alison Steadman plays Miranda's mother Penny, and Morwenna Banks is Stevie. Also featuring Vincenzo Pellegrino, Katy Brand, Alice Hart, Jim Howick and Charlotte McDougall.

Produced by Lucy Armitage.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b01qn1c2)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best comedy around. Tonight Arthur Smith chats to Tiffany Stevenson.


SUN 23:00 Fellahs Hour with the Cheese Shop (b008y7lg)
Episode 4

Macho men's matters with Steve 'not the snooker player' Davis, including 'Desert Island Birds'. With Dave Lamb. From June 2000.


SUN 23:30 The Nick Revell Show (b007k24d)
Series 1

Episode 4

Struggling writer Nick has quit smoking and is jetting off, but the geraniums don't want him to go.

A sitcom for the 1990s, written by and starring comedian Nick Revell.

With Alistair McGowan, Caroline Gruber, Brian Bowles, Doon Mackichan and Alison Sterling.

Producer: Jon Magnusson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1992.



MONDAY 28 JANUARY 2013

MON 00:00 The Scarifyers (b019chhw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Tanith Lee - Red as Blood (b007jq65)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01q993c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge (b012s2gc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Quando, Quando, Quando (b00800m4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:15 Ambridge Extra (b01q9974)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Sunday]


MON 02:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... (b00cl496)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Doctor at Large (b00939rq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Stephen Dunstone - The Devil's Kiss (b01q9bf7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (b00zzwfj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Paul Temple (b007jslh)
Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

6. A Surprise for Mavis Russell

A nasty surprise package means that the sleuth is closing-in on the criminal mastermind...

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.

Paul Temple …. Peter Coke
Steve …. Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes …. James Thomason
Robert Ferguson …. John Glen
Dinah Nelson …. Valerie Kirkbright
Reggie Mackintosh …. Simon Lack
Rudolph Charles …. Anthony Hall
Mavis Russell …. Isabel Rennie
Mark Elliot …. William Fox
Hall Porter …. Frank Partington
Porter …. Glyn Dearman

Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved case after baffling case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated, well-heeled world of cocktails and fast cars.

Producer: Martyn C. Webster.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.


MON 06:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fk05)
Episode 1

Celebrated amateur detective Albert Campion wakes in hospital accused of attacking a police officer, and suffering from acute amnesia. All he can remember is that he was on a mission of vital importance to His Majesty's government before his accident...

Roger Allam begins reading the first of Margery Allingham's ten-part classic detective story from 1941.

Abridged and produced by Jane Greenwood.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Loftus Audio and first broadcast in 2011.


MON 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq4b3)
Episode 1

The newly promoted Bombay policeman is sent to probe the suicide of a British memsahib. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


MON 07:00 Country Matters (b00lrv65)
Episode 5

Dave and Cathy face a hectic weekend of visitors to their cottage. Stars Jonathan Tafler and Lesley Sharp. From May 1994.


MON 07:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b01pzqnr)
Series 10

Episode 4

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

Tony Hawks, Ed Byrne, Lucy Porter and Charlie Higson are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Gambling, Turtles, Teeth and Lemons.

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

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


MON 08:00 Round the Horne (b00j05vk)
Series 1

Episode 7

The Backroom Boys of the BBC - and Captain Horne tackles a tricky case as that 'Edwin Braden is Missing'.

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

Recorded at the BBC's Paris Studio in Lower Regent Street, London.

Announcer: Douglas Smith

Round The Horne was born out of the demise of BBC radio comedy Beyond Our Ken, after the end of writer Eric Merriman's involvement. Using the same cast and producer, Barry Took and Marty Feldman were persuaded to write the scripts - which led to four series that ran between 1965 and 1968 - packed full of parodies, recurring characters, catchphrases and double-entendres.

Music by Edwin Braden and the Hornblowers and The Fraser Hayes Four.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1965.


MON 08:30 Jim the Great (b011qgtk)
Series 3

Chase Me, Charlemagne

Who is Erasmus? Why is the last King now a Chancellor? It's all to do with Europe. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.


MON 09:00 Bleak Expectations (b00vy38l)
Series 4

A Now Spoiled Life Smashed Some More

Pip and Harry must journey to the Underworld to rescue Ripely, but Mr Gently Benevolent has got there first and is planning to unleash the demons of Hell on the streets of London, making them even worse than usual. Meanwhile Ripely seems to be enjoying the company of some Greek Heroes a little too much.

Can Pip prevent a demon invasion of the streets of London? Can Harry win back the affections of his wife Pippa who has fallen for Benevolent's evil charms? Can anything be more terrifying the Clive the massive cake dragon? And will Mr Benevolent be in trouble with the Devil when she gets back from maternity leave?

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

Sir Philip ..... Richard Johnson
Young Pip Bin ..... Tom Allen
Gently Benevolent ..... Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit ..... James Bachman
Grimpunch ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ripely ..... Sarah Hadland
Pippa ..... Susy Kane

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2010.


MON 09:30 All the Young Dudes (b01c7rsl)
Series 2

Communication Breakdown

The couples need to talk, but is a cosy chat really what's on the agenda? With Jim Sweeney and Stephen Frost. From October 2002.


MON 10:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jr8r)
Springtime

Gudrun returns to the Midlands mining town of Beldover, intending to join her sister, Ursula in teaching.

At a society wedding, the sisters attract the attention of Gerald Critch and Rupert Birkin. Both are very different gentlemen - with very different responses to love.

Starring Clare Holman, Stella Gonet, Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Farrell.

DH Lawrence's passionate novel was first published in 1920.

Dramatised in four parts by Elaine Feinstein.

Ursula …. Clare Holman
Gudrun …. Stella Gonet
Gerald …. Douglas Hodge
Rupert …. Nicholas Farrell
Hermione …. Geraldine Fitzgerald
Pussum …. Sunny Ormonde
Halliday …. John Webb
Sir Joshua …. Simon Carter
Mrs Critch …. Ann Beech

With Tracy Wiles, Robert Harper, Peter Meakin, Richard Curnow, David Timson, Zoe Ganjavi, Bethan Ganjavi, Stephanie Luxton and Steven Blakeley

Music composed by Anthea Gomez.

Director: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1996.


MON 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h12)
The Letter Writers

Emily and Edmund know more about each other than anyone in the world.

But after writing to each other for ten years, they face the crisis of their first face-to-face meeting...

Read by Joanna David.

Elizabeth Taylor's collection of short stories abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01q7g4s)
Clive Anderson, Kerry Fox, Robert Glenister, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Rubberbandits, Nikki Bedi, Bassekou Kouyate, Devendra Banhart

Clive's duped by actor Robert Glenister, well known for playing seasoned grifter Ashley "Three socks" Morgan in 'Hustle'. Robert makes his directorial debut in BBC One's 'Moving On' with 'Blood Ties'; a stand- alone drama, exploring contemporary issues linked by characters who reach a turning point in life and move on. It's on Thursday 31st January at 14.15.

Clive's in Anuvahood talking to One Non Blonde and Little Miss, Jocelyn Jee Esien, who plays pastor's wife Myra in a new touring comedy. Set in an upwardly mobile Black family in late 70's Philadelphia, Myra's world is shaken by the arrival of a relative from the rural South. 'One Monkey Don't Stop No Show' is in London until Saturday 9th February.

It's a stick up! Nikki Bedi's hijacked by faux-gansta comedy duo Rubberbandits. Following their successful debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Irish rapping eejits Blindboy Boat Club and Mr Chrome are bouncing around London's West End with their brilliantly bad-taste, riotously crude and satirical hip-hop act. They're at Soho Theatre until Saturday 2nd February.

Clive has an Angel At His Table in the form of actress Kerry Fox who disposed of a corpse in 'Shallow Grave' and got rather raunchy with Mark Rylance in 'Intimacy'. Kerry stars as the flamboyant Florence Lancaster in Noël Coward's 'The Vortex' about her relationship with her decadent, drug-addicted son. It's at Rose Theatre Kingston from Thursday 7th February until Saturday 2nd March.

With music from Malian ngoni maestro Bassekou Kouyaté and his band Ngoni Ba, who perform 'Jama Ko' from their album of the same name.

With more music from the mystical love-child of the nu-folk movement Devendra Banhart who performs 'Never Seen Such Good Things' from his album 'Mala'.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b00j05vk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Jim the Great (b011qgtk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Paul Temple (b007jslh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fk05)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq4b3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


MON 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmnw)
Episode 6

Jean Valjean is determined to rescue Fantine's child from a life of misery with the Thernadier family.

Victor Hugo's epic story of social injustice, dramatised in 25 episodes by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Lin Coghlan.

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Henry Goodman as Thenardier, Jane Whittenshaw as Mme Thenardier, Sophie Shad as Cosette, Connie Gurie as Eponine, Ewan Bailey as Drinker 1 / Tradesman 1 and Peter Darney as Drinker 2 / Tradesman 2.

Producer: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


MON 14:15 Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life (b00n7kt9)
Spinsters

Historian Amanda Vickery presents a series which reveals the hidden history of home over 400 years. She draws on first-hand accounts from letters and diaries, many of which have never been heard before. Including songs which have been specially recorded for the series.

When we think of the history of home, the cosy experiences of the nuclear family spring easiest to mind. But what of those who had no family or home of their own?

Probably as many as one in five women never married in 18th-century England. What about their story? What did the comforts of home mean for them? Prof Vickery tells the story of one admirable and disabled spinster, whose letters she discovered in a record office in Reading.

Readers: Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Madeleine Brolly and Simon Tcherniak.

Singers: Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie, with David Owen Norris at the keyboard.

A Loftus production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 14:30 Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever (b007jm5m)
Episode 6

Sophia and Jan's plan to conceal their affair now depends on tulip mania in Amsterdam.

Deborah Moggach's bestselling story of passion set during 17th century Holland's tulip mania.

Read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara.

First published in 1999. Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury.

Producer: Sarah Johnson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


MON 14:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9d5c)
Episode 1

Recalling his frenetic 1980s, Michael Palin tells of Monty Python, challenging railway journeys and his daughter starting school.


MON 15:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jr8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9d5f)
Mel Giedroyc introduces a tour of Elvis Presley's former home Graceland, and Dick and Dom are back with more How Dangerous. Plus a new story, The War Diaries of Alistair Fury.


MON 17:00 Coming Alive (b00h8zb4)
Series 2

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Terry and Sandra face the threat of the community centre being closed. Stars Karl Howman and Phyllis Logan. From August 2000.


MON 17:30 Country Matters (b00lrv65)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Bruce Bedford - The Gibson (b007js9x)
Episode 6

On the day of the festival, Saul and the Guardians prepare to fight.

Conclusion of Bruce Bedford's time-hopping supernatural thriller serial set in - and under - Bath.

Robert Glenister .... Saul Judd
Sharon Duce .... Elise Judd
Freddie Jones .... The Scribe
Kate Binchy .... The Scribe's Wife
Timothy West .... Selwyn Fist
Zoe Hicks .... Miss Dewhurst
Katy Carmichael .... Tracky
Sam Dastor .... Karim El Hatel
June Barrie .... Chairwoman
Zoe Hicks .... Miss Dewhurst
Melanie Hudson .... Patricia Gwent
Geoffrey Collins .... Control
Phillip Manikum .... Punch
Paul Cresswell .... John
John Adams .... Guardian

Original music composed by Thomas Johnson.
Music realised by Robin Lever.
Special effects: Dick Mills (Radiophonic Workshop)

Directed at BBC Bristol by Andy Jordan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.


MON 18:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vytx7)
Episode 6

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


MON 18:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00mtm6q)
Impostor

By Phillip K Dick. A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories. Read by Peter Marinker.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b00j05vk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 Jim the Great (b011qgtk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Paul Temple (b007jslh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fk05)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq4b3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


MON 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h12)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01q7g4s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b01pzqnr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Party (b011pkqg)
Series 2

It's Technology, Stupid

The young aspiring politicians of the new political party get to grips with technology and whether it is making people stupid.

Meanwhile, they launch a recruiting campaign on the internet.

Tom Basden's satirical comedy about a political party run by young idealists.

Simon ..... Tom Basden
Duncan ..... Tim Key
Jared ..... Jonny Sweet
Mel ..... Ann Crilly
Phoebe ..... Katy Wix
Jared's Mum ..... Jane Whittenshaw

Producer: Julia McKenzie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2011.


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01qfhp3)
Series 6

Episode 6

An extended edition of this week's News Quiz, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists are Jeremy Hardy, Hugo Rifkind, Bob Mills and Jo Brand.


MON 23:45 All the World's a Globe (b007jwt1)
5. The Male Nude and Charlton Heston

From St Francis to Buddhism

The history of mankind from the first amoeba to the Second World War.

Presented by the entire cast of the National Theatre of Brent - Desmond Olivier Dingle and Wallace, aided by Mr Barker.

Written by Patrick Barlow, with additional material by Jim Broadbent and Martin Duncan.

With guest star Peter Barker.

With thanks to

Patrick Barlow
Jim Broadbent
Martin Duncan

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1990.



TUESDAY 29 JANUARY 2013

TUE 00:00 Bruce Bedford - The Gibson (b007js9x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vytx7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 00:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00mtm6q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Paul Temple (b007jslh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fk05)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq4b3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Bleak Expectations (b00vy38l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 All the Young Dudes (b01c7rsl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jr8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h12)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01q7g4s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Coming Alive (b00h8zb4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Country Matters (b00lrv65)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Paul Temple (b007jslt)
Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

7. An Invitation For Mr Elliott

A dying man's final words bring the smooth sleuth a step closer to solving the mystery.

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.

Paul Temple …. Peter Coke
Steve …. Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes …. James Thomason
Robert Ferguson …. John Glen
Helen Ferguson …. Grizelda Hervey
Dinah Nelson …. Valerie Kirkbright
Reggie Mackintosh …. Simon Lack
Charlie …. James Beattie
Mavis Russell …. Isabel Rennie
Mark Elliot …. William Fox
Porter …. Glyn Dearman
Inspector Gerrard …. Rolf Lefebvre

Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved case after baffling case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated, well-heeled world of cocktails and fast cars.

Producer: Martyn C. Webster.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1963.


TUE 06:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015frh2)
Episode 2

Struggling with amnesia, amateur sleuth Albert Campion's problems multiply with the discovery of a body. Read by Roger Allam.


TUE 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq7j3)
Episode 2

The Bombay detective arrives in Mahableshwar to investigate Iris Dawkins' suicide. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


TUE 07:00 Getting Nowhere Fast (b00mqgrr)
Series 3

Episode 2

When burglars visit the CyberPass bistro, Merv decides to stay up and take action. Stars Mervyn Stutter. From May 2004.


TUE 07:30 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b01q7bq4)
Series 5

Les Dennis

Les Dennis tries his first ever taste of cheese, reads The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe, hears his first ever Rolling Stones Album and watches the hit comedy The Inbetweeners. He gives his verdict to Marcus Brigstocke.

Produced by Bill Dare.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2013.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b00j5h2x)
Series 9

Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Number 10 is keen to secure a nuclear-free rubbish capability, but so is the Kremlin. Stars Harry Secombe. From January 1959.


TUE 08:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jykd)
Series 3

The Leak

Author Gerald becomes obsessed with his wife Diana's sense of smell.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1979.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01qfhp3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 All the World's a Globe (b007jwt1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jrcj)
Water Games

Gerald excites Gudrun with his physical brutality, but Ursula is infuriated by Rupert's prevarication.

Starring Clare Holman, Stella Gonet, Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Farrell.

DH Lawrence's passionate novel was first published in 1920.

Ursula …. Clare Holman
Gudrun …. Stella Gonet
Gerald …. Douglas Hodge
Rupert …. Nicholas Farrell
Hermione …. Geraldine Fitzgerald
Mr. Critch …. Norman Bird
Winnie …. Tracy Wiles
Mr Brangwen …. Christopher Scott
Mrs Brangwen …. Gillian Goodman

With Lennox Greaves and Shirley Dixon

Dramatised by Elaine Feinstein.

Music composed by Anthea Gomez.

Director: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1996.


TUE 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h1k)
Spry Old Character

Elderly blind man Harry finds a modicum of independence, but a trip to the fair gives pause for thought.

Read by David Troughton.

Elizabeth Taylor's collection of short stories abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


TUE 11:15 Kings (b007jqvs)
Hazar's Chicken

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer and a far from plausible spy. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Ewan Bailey.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b00j5h2x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jykd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Paul Temple (b007jslt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015frh2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq7j3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


TUE 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmpb)
Episode 7

Jean Valjean and Cosette arrive in Paris to start a new life, but Valjean's past catches up with him. Starring Joss Ackland.


TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b01q9qq5)
Series 4

Episode 17

There's discord in the air - Alan doesn't believe Usha and the Colonel doesn't share Alan's religious views.


TUE 14:30 Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever (b007jm64)
Episode 7

Sophia and Jan gamble all on the tulip markets, but will they have enough time? Read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara.


TUE 14:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9qr8)
Episode 2

The actor recalls bedroom frolics in The Missionary and confusion at an ear specialist, where life reflected comic art.


TUE 15:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jrcj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9qtp)
Gregg Wallace takes us around a baked beans factory, and we get our footie kits on to learn what it takes to be a referee.


TUE 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00c7d1c)
Series 3

Episode 5

Will hard-up Tommy and Sheila's trip to Australia ever get off the ground?

Ageing showbiz couple Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr continue their second stab at fame.

Series 3 of Mike Coleman’s six-part sitcom stars June Whitfield and Roy Hudd.

CAST:

Tommy Franklin …. Roy Hudd
Sheila Parr …. June Whitfield
Hetty Stark …. Pat Coombes
Murray Franklin …. Julian Eardley
Louis Elstein …. Edward Halsted
Hostess …. Tracy-Ann Oberman

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.


TUE 17:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b00mqgrr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b007jl80)
Wyrd Sisters

1. Surprise Bundle

Three witches meet on a blasted heath while murder is in the air.

Starring Sheila Hancock, Lynda Baron and Deborah Berlin.

Terry Pratchett's popular tale dramatised in four parts by Vince Foxall.

Granny Weatherwax …. Sheila Hancock
Nanny Ogg …. Lynda Baron
Magrat Garlick …. Deborah Berlin
Duke Felmet …. Ian Masters
Lady Felmet …. Kristin Milward
King Verence …. John Hartley
Mrs Vitoller …. Natasha Pyne
Hwel …. Brian Hibbard
Fool …. Andrew Branch
Vitoller …. Gavin Muir

Death was played by himself.

All other parts played by the cast.

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1995.


TUE 18:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vyxjn)
Episode 7

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


TUE 18:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00mz47v)
Prott

by Margaret St Clair. Telepathic horror for a female astronaut. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent presents his favourite stories. Read by Catherine Cusack.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b00j5h2x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jykd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Paul Temple (b007jslt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015frh2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq7j3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


TUE 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h1k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Kings (b007jqvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b01q7bq4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking (b00bz9zn)
Series 1

Episode 1

Meet a reluctant beekeeper, two feuding librarians and a man determined to strike a deal with Santa.

Perrier 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.


TUE 23:00 Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years (b00874qh)
Episode 5

Dan Freedman and Nick Romero's pun-fest features a plant psychiatrist and an amoebic 'Top Gear'.


TUE 23:30 Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World (b007jtn5)
Series 2

The Human Body

Probing human cloning and what to do with our waste?

Series two of the cult comedy that answers the questions which leave other shows scratching their beards.

Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.

With Rebecca Front, Armando Iannucci and the voice of Tom Baker.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1993.



WEDNESDAY 30 JANUARY 2013

WED 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b007jl80)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vyxjn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 00:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00mz47v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Paul Temple (b007jslt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015frh2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mq7j3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01qfhp3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 All the World's a Globe (b007jwt1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007jrcj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h1k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Kings (b007jqvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00c7d1c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b00mqgrr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Paul Temple (b007jsm0)
Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

8. Jonathan

The sleuth throws a drinks party to try and finger the gang leader...

Conclusion of Francis Durbridge's thriller starring Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve - BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

Paul Temple …. Peter Coke
Steve …. Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes …. James Thomason
Robert Ferguson …. John Glen
Helen Ferguson …. Grizelda Hervey
Dinah Nelson …. Valerie Kirkbright
Reggie Mackintosh …. Simon Lack
Charlie …. James Beattie
Mavis Russell …. Isabel Rennie
Mark Elliot …. William Fox
Clerk …. Peter Bartlett
Inspector Gerrard …. Rolf Lefebvre
Milson …. Lewis Stringer
1st Immigration Officer …. Frank Partington
2nd Immigration Officer …. Frederick Treves
Rudolph Charles …. Anthony Hall
Richard Ferguson …. Gabriel Woolf

Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved case after baffling case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated, well-heeled world of cocktails and fast cars.

Producer: Martyn C. Webster.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1963.


WED 06:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015gxnk)
Episode 3

Still struggling to regain his memory, Campion enters the secret HQ of the mysterious Masters of Bridge. Roger Allam reads Margery Allingham's mystery.


WED 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mr1rk)
Episode 3

The young detective heads to the Indian jungle in Poona in search of Iris's friend and correspondent, Pansy Watson. Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


WED 07:00 Double Science (b013qzgj)
Bonfire Night

Awesome fireworks are promised, but Colin and Kenneth's party doesn't go to plan.

The turmoil continues at Forresters Sixth Form College.

Written by and starring Ben Willbond and Justin Edwards.

With Rebecca Front, Raza Jaffrey, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Alex MacQueen.

Producer: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2008.


WED 07:30 Cabin Pressure (b01pzv5r)
Series 4

Vaduz

Episode 3:

It's a bad time for Carolyn to take a holiday as the crew of MJN Air have to face a real live King and a mythical fax machine.

Cabin Pressure is a sitcom about the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one plane, charter airline staffed by two pilots: one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether they're flying squaddies to Hamburg, metal sheets to Mozambique or an oil exec's cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small but many, many jobs are too difficult.

Written by John Finnemore
Produced and directed by David Tyler
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpvv)
Series 6

Hancock in Hospital

Laid up with a broken leg, the lad soon regrets a visit from Sid and Bill.

Starring Tony Hancock. With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Joan Frank and Patricia Hayes.

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 December 1959.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00tp8gx)
Series 4

Episode 12

Meet the Aristocracy of Britain - and take a driving test with a difference...

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 Eric Idle, Graeme Garden, David Hatch and Bill Oddie.

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 December 1966.


WED 09:00 After Henry (b007k4gw)
Series 3

Lines of Communication

'It's been wonderfully peaceful. Or it would have been if I hadn't felt so guilty all the time.'

Sarah and her mother Eleanor wage a war of attrition, until Russell steps in.

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

Sarah ...... Prunella Scales
Eleanor ...... Joan Sanderson
Russell ...... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare ...... Gerry Cowper

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

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1987.


WED 09:30 Street and Lane (b00vls7z)
Series 2

Ringing the Changes

The white van men are back. University drop-out and would-be writer Johnny Street and his worker-of-the-world mate Arthur Lane are Yorkshire builders for whom no job is too small.

Can they manage to fix some church bells with the help of slightly suspect 'bell expert' Stan French?

Shaun Dooley and Fine Time Fontayne star is series 2 of Ian McMillan and Dave Sheasby's comedy.

Johnny Street ...... Shaun Dooley
Arthur Lane ...... Fine Time Fontayne
Stanley ...... Stephen Hogan
Susan ...... Claire Rushbrook

Producer: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.


WED 10:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1yl)
Moonlight

Rupert proposes, but this decisive action leads to more questions rather than answers.

Starring Clare Holman, Stella Gonet, Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Farrell.

DH Lawrence's passionate novel was first published in 1920

Ursula …. Clare Holman
Gudrun …. Stella Gonet
Gerald …. Douglas Hodge
Rupert …. Nicholas Farrell
Hermione …. Geraldine Fitzgerald
Mr. Brangwen …. Christopher Scott
Winnie …. Tracy Wiles
Mrs Critch …. Ann Beech
Mr Critch …. Norman Bird

With Shirley Dixon, Rebecca Wright, Robert Harper and Gillian Goodman

Dramatised by Elaine Feinstein.

Music composed by Anthea Gomez.

Director: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1996.


WED 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h23)
The Benefactress

A publican's wife tries to improve her reputation through acts of charity.

Read by Joanna David.

Elizabeth Taylor's collection of short stories abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


WED 11:15 Kings (b007jqw4)
The Loved One

Anat refuses to leave her home as the Israelites approach. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars David Calder.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpvv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00tp8gx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Paul Temple (b007jsm0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015gxnk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mr1rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


WED 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmps)
Episode 8

A plan to smuggle Jean Valjean out of the convent hits a snag. Will he end up six feet under? With Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo.


WED 14:15 Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life (b00n7ktc)
Widows

Historian Amanda Vickery presents a series which reveals the hidden history of home over 400 years. She draws on first-hand accounts from letters and diaries, many of which have never been heard before. Including songs which have been specially recorded for the series.

When we think of the history of home, the cosy experiences of the nuclear family spring easiest to mind. But what of those who had no family or home of their own?

Widows had enormous status and power in the 18th century. And for some women, the death of a spouse was a fairytale release. This programme tells the story of the richest widow in England, Elizabeth Montagu, and how she spent her late husband's coal fortune.

Readers: Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Madeleine Brolly and Simon Tcherniak.

Singers: Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie, with David Owen Norris at the keyboard.

A Loftus production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 14:30 Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever (b007jm6m)
Episode 8

Sophia's plan for escape is desperate, but will it be enough to convince her husband? Read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara.


WED 14:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9sjj)
Episode 3

Michael's mum making it big in America, grappling with a pig in 'A Private Function' and a crucial meeting with George Harrison.


WED 15:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1yl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9sjl)
Dick and Dom are here with fun How Dangerous experiments from your school, and we find out about the superstitions of some of our best sporting stars.


WED 17:00 Instant Sunshine (b007jxgk)
From 17/12/1986

Humorous songs performed by the comedy musical cabaret quartet, Instant Sunshine:

Featuring David Barlow, Peter Christie, Miles Kington and Alan Maryon-Davis attempting to be reasonably together again.

With special guests: The Cambridge Buskers.

Producer: David Rayvern Allen

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1986.


WED 17:30 Double Science (b013qzgj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b007lzwx)
Wyrd Sisters

2. Three Wishes

The new monarch has a troubled conscience and a wife like Lucrezia Borgia.

The three witches have decisions to make...

Starring Sheila Hancock, Lynda Baron and Deborah Berlin.

Terry Pratchett's popular tale dramatised by Vince Foxall.

Granny Weatherwax …. Sheila Hancock
Nanny Ogg …. Lynda Baron
Magrat Garlick …. Deborah Berlin
Duke Felmet …. Ian Masters
Lady Felmet …. Kristin Milward
King Verence …. John Hartley
Mrs Vitoller …. Natasha Pyne
Vitoller …. Gavin Muir
The Fool …. Andrew Branch
Hwel …. Brian Hibbard

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1995.


WED 18:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vz4cr)
Episode 8

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


WED 18:45 Brian Aldiss Presents (b00n3mhq)
Anomalies

By Gregory Benford. The mystery behind the moon jumping orbit. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent presents his favourite stories. Read by Peter Marinker.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jpvv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00tp8gx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Paul Temple (b007jsm0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015gxnk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mr1rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


WED 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h23)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Kings (b007jqw4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Cabin Pressure (b01pzv5r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Pick Ups (b008q0sz)
Series 1

Episode 3

Mike and Linda meet dates Andrew and Teri at a unique restaurant, with mixed results. Taxi company sitcom stars John Thomson. From January 2008.


WED 23:00 The Nimmo Twins in... (b00jh6jr)
Series 1

Killing Time

Mr Pike takes on many mundane jobs, with the zeal of a former assassin. Stars Karl Minns and Owen Evans. From September 2000.


WED 23:30 At Home With The Snails (b007k2xv)
Series 1

Episode 3

Alex is prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice when his mum thinks she is pregnant. Stars Gerard Foster. From July 2001.



THURSDAY 31 JANUARY 2013

THU 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b007lzwx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (b00vz4cr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Paul Temple (b007jsm0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015gxnk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mr1rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 After Henry (b007k4gw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Street and Lane (b00vls7z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1yl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h23)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Kings (b007jqw4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Instant Sunshine (b007jxgk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Double Science (b013qzgj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t30c4)
Episode 1

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


THU 06:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015f7b8)
Episode 4

Deep inside the HQ of the secretive Masters of Bridge, Campion is about to make a startling discovery. Roger Allam reads Margery Allingham's mystery.


THU 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrc86)
Episode 4

Can the detective's discovery about Iris Dawkins' tragic childhood solve her suicide? Sam Dastor reads HRF Keating's mystery.


THU 07:00 Up the Garden Path (b0089kjs)
Series 3

New Men

Izzy moves into a new flat and faces a new term, but will she find a new man?

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

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

An 6-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb’s 1984 novel. The last of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy ...... Imelda Staunton
Dick ...... Mike Grady
Michael ...... Nicholas Le Prevost
Maria ...... Marty Cruickshank
Louise ...... Phyllida Nash
Razors ...... Rene Zagger
Marianne ...... Deborah Findlay
Gwyn ...... Sion Probert
Brown ...... Geoffrey McGivern

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.


THU 07:30 Life: An Idiot's Guide (b01q03l3)
Series 2

Facing Your Fears

Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-ups Michael Redmond, Holly Walsh, Boothby Graffoe and a particularly nervous audience member to compile and Idiot's Guide to Facing Your Fears.


THU 08:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jp9l)
The Business Proposition

It's 1948 and 'Dad's Army' veterans Arthur Wilson and Frank Pike receive a surprise visitor at their bank in Frambourne-on-Sea.

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

Arthur Wilson ...... John Le Mesurier
Frank Pike ...... Ian Lavender
Bert Hodges ...... Bill Pertwee
Miss Perkins ...... Vivienne Martin
Mr Hunter ...... Robin Parkinson
Mr Short ...... Edward Burnham
Mr Rawlings ...... Gordon Peters
Council Employee ...... Spencer Banks

After a pilot episode was made in 1981, Arthur Lowe sadly died. So this 13-part series was revamped to feature the Dad's Army characters played by Pertwee and Lavender instead. The series was later adapted for ITV by Yorkshire TV.

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

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1983.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b014qxmk)
From 17/02/1955

June Whitfield and Jimmy Edward have a disastrous date, and Ma Glum has a broken leg. Frank Muir and Denis Norden's classic comedy. With Alma Cogan. From February 1955.


THU 09:00 1835 (b012mbjv)
Down at the Old Bull and Bush

Belport falls in love with renowned music-hall artiste Emilia La Rue. But can he prise her away from Svyatislav the strong man? Probably not.

Comic saga of an aristocrat and his servant who struggle to find things to do in the mid- 1830s.

Belport ...... Paul Rider
Ned ...... Jason Done
Danvers ...... Roy Barraclough
The Great Fettuccine ...... Simon Greenall
Emelia ...... Sue Cleaver

Written and directed at BBC Manchester by Jim Poyser.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.


THU 09:30 HR (b00j5885)
Series 1

A Bus Pass

The work machine has finally excreted Peter and Sam. Now the two friends meet, of all places, in the queue for their senior bus passes.

Nigel Williams’ comedy drama series charting the misfortunes of a middle-aged HR officer and his trouble-making colleague.

Peter ...... Jonathan Pryce
Sam ...... Nicholas le Prevost
Man with no teeth ...... Malcolm Tierney
Mechanical voice ...... Stephen Critchlow

Director: Peter Cavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.


THU 10:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1zw)
Mountain Snows

A looming tragedy cements the future of Rupert, Gerald, Ursula and Gudrun.

Starring Clare Holman, Stella Gonet, Douglas Hodge and Nicholas Farrell.

The conclusion of DH Lawrence's 1920s passionate novel.

Ursula …. Clare Holman
Gudrun …. Stella Gonet
Gerald …. Douglas Hodge
Rupert …. Nicholas Farrell
Loerke …. Keith Drinkel
Pussum …. Sunny Ormonde
Halliday …. John Webb
Mrs Critch …. Ann Beech
Mr Brangwen …. Christopher Scott
Mrs Brangwen …. Gillian Goodman
With Robert Harper and Steven Critchlow

Dramatised by Elaine Feinstein.

Music composed by Anthea Gomez.

Director: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1996.


THU 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h2m)
A Dedicated Man

A waiter finds his 'marriage' of convenience breeds its own dangerous fiction when a secret emerges.

Read by David Troughton.

Elizabeth Taylor's collection of short stories abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


THU 11:15 Kings (b007jqwf)
Michal, Saul's Daughter

In the monarch's harem, three wives fight their case. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Caroline Langrishe.


THU 12:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jp9l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b014qxmk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t30c4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015f7b8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrc86)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


THU 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmq5)
Episode 9

Marius learns of his father's bravery at Waterloo and realises he has been living a lie. Stars Joss Ackland and Leslie Phillips.


THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b01q9wg0)
Series 4

Episode 18

A wounding accusation is made. Alan has had enough, Usha is scared, Amy is unhappy, and who on Earth is Michael talking to on the phone?


THU 14:30 Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever (b007jm73)
Episode 9

Sophia is in hiding and Jan is trying to plan their escape, but will fate intervene? Read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara.


THU 14:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9wg2)
Episode 4

Recalling the 1980s, Michael Palin shares fond recollections of his sister Angela and the germ of A Fish Called Wanda.


THU 15:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1zw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9wg4)
Dick and Dom ask How Dangerous is your School, and Mel Giedroyc finds out about the history of sticky tape.


THU 17:00 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k3rr)
Series 3

Crime Wave

It all begins with a disappearing car and a little old lady with her hair in a bun...

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

Rabbi Abraham Fine ...... David De Keyser
Rabbi Su Jacobs ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Sadie Fine ...... Doreen Mantle
Melvin ...... Henry Goodman
Brian ...... Jonathan Kydd
Sam ...... Cyril Shaps
Police Sergeant ...... Crawford Logan
Police Constable ...... John Voce

Music: Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2002.


THU 17:30 Up the Garden Path (b0089kjs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b007m481)
Wyrd Sisters

3. Hogwatch Night

The old King is dead. The new ruler has a troubled conscience and a wife on the warpath - in pursuit of the three witches...

Starring Sheila Hancock, Lynda Baron and Deborah Berlin.

Terry Pratchett's popular tale dramatised by Vince Foxall.

Granny Weatherwax …. Sheila Hancock
Nanny Ogg …. Lynda Baron
Magrat Garlick …. Deborah Berlin
Duke Felmet …. Ian Masters
Lady Felmet …. Kristin Milward
King Verence …. John Hartley
The Fool …. Andrew Branch
The Demon …. Gavin Muir
Shawn …. Brian Hibbard

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1995.


THU 18:30 David Garnett - Lady into Fox (b00ck4gm)
1. Vixen

Richard Tebrick is surprised by his wife Silvia's new habits - after her sudden transformation into a vixen.

First published in 1922, David Garnett's terrifying novel of transformation is read by Ben Miles.

Abridged by Doreen Estall

Directed at BBC Northern Ireland by Lawrence Jackson.

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


THU 19:00 It Sticks Out Half A Mile (b007jp9l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b014qxmk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t30c4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015f7b8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrc86)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


THU 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h2m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Kings (b007jqwf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Life: An Idiot's Guide (b01q03l3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Justin Moorhouse - The Big Am I (b00h34d9)
About to become a dad for a second time, Manchester's Justin Moorhouse has a nagging doubt he may not have got it right the first time round.

Mixing stand-up and sketches and aided by a great comedy cast, Justin asks himself a big question - am I a good dad?

Written and performed by Justin Moorhouse with additional material by Jim Poyser.

Also featuring John Thomson, Steve Edge and Janice Connolly.

Producer: Ben Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2009.


THU 23:00 Son of Cliche (b00p4mcr)
Freddie Fortune

From a spoof Melvyn Bragg to a signing chimp.

Featuring 'The Further Reasonably Exciting Adventures of Captain Invisible and the See-Thru Kid'.

Sketch comedy starring:

Chris Barrie
Nick Maloney
Nick Wilton.

Written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor.

Producer: Alan Nixon

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.


THU 23:30 The Penny Dreadfuls (b00gpbcx)
More Brothers Faversham

Marcus Faversham

The comedy trio's swashbuckling tale of Victorian Britain's greatest actor - Marcus Faversham.

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

With Miles Jupp and Ingrid Oliver.

Script edited by Richard Turner.

Producer: Julia McKenzie

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



FRIDAY 01 FEBRUARY 2013

FRI 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b007m481)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 David Garnett - Lady into Fox (b00ck4gm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t30c4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015f7b8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrc86)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 1835 (b012mbjv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 HR (b00j5885)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 DH Lawrence - Women in Love (b007k1zw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h2m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Kings (b007jqwf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k3rr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Up the Garden Path (b0089kjs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t5jwn)
Episode 2

The commander is on hand when the serial killer dubbed The Whistler claims his fifth victim. Stars Robin Ellis.


FRI 06:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fqpm)
Episode 5

Stricken with amnesia, Albert Campion is confronted by the police who suspect him of being an imposter. Roger Allam reads Margery Allingham's mystery.


FRI 06:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrhdk)
Episode 5

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


FRI 07:00 Elephants to Catch Eels (b00v2pbf)
Series 2

Awards

18th-century smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny wants to win the coveted Smuggling Personality of the Year award at the annual Jethro awards.

It's 1793 and in the small Cornish village of Drumlin Bay, heroic smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny is still running rings around the customs men, assisted by her drunken father Jago.

Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain.

Starring Sheridan Smith as Tamsyn Trelawny, John Bowe as Jago Trelawny, Cameron Stewart as Major Thomas Falconer, Andrew McGibbon as Captain Marriot, Martin Hyder as Squire Bascombe, Mark Felgate as Dewey, Mark Perry as Hobbs and India Fisher as Mum.

Producer: Jan Ravens.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2004.


FRI 07:30 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse (b01q7gz5)
Series 5

The Spider

By Rona Munro.

At last, the true story can be told of Robert the Bruce and his encounter with that spider on the eve of battle with the English.

Veteran comedian Stanley Baxter plays the role of Scotland's greatest monarch - portrayed in this sharply observed comedy by award winning writer Rona Munro as self-obsessed, selfish, demanding, rather spoilt, and with a pretty bad case of arachnaphobia. Hugh Ross plays the hermit who sorts the wayward monarch out and saves the day.

Press reviews for past series:
'Brilliant.. with the veteran Baxter still hitting all the notes faultlessly. Perfect listening." - Radio Times

"Writer Rona Munro turns tragedy inside out to brilliant comic effect." - Daily Telegraph

"The seemingly indestructible Glasgow funny man triumphs again." - The Times

Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 08:00 The Embassy Lark (b00t4qkk)
Sir Jeremy Goes on Holiday

When the cat's away, the mice want him back! An ambassador in demand. Stars Derek Francis and Frank Thornton. From March 1968.


FRI 08:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jshz)
Series 5

Love Big Brother the Burkiss Way

It's Big Brother with a twist as the team spoof George Orwell's '1984'.

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: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1980.


FRI 09:00 Bristow (b007s5dp)
Series 2

Mr Bristow Regrets

The Chester-Perry Dinner Dance is out of bounds to the buying clerk - until he falls in with Tom Paine, troublemaker...

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

Bristow ...... Michael Williams
Jones ...... Rodney Bewes
Mrs Purdy ...... Dora Bryan
Hewitt ...... Owen Brenman
Miss Sunman ...... Katy Odey
Hickford ...... Roger Lloyd Pack
Tom ...... Jon Glover
Little Red ...... Simon Schatzberger
Miss Golightly ...... Lucy Akhurst
Miss Peach ...... Carol Starks

Music composed and performed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.


FRI 09:30 Ayres on the Air (b00m6f4m)
Series 3

In the Doghouse

Pam Ayres returns with a new series packed with poetry, anecdotes and sketches.

Poems include Toaster, about Pam's son's dog and its phobia; I'm the Dog Who Didn't Win a Prize, written by Pam after she was asked to be a judge at a competition; and Tippy Tappy Feet, about the things you miss when your best friend goes to the great kennel in the sky.

Pam is joined on stage by actors Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu for sketches on what dogs talk to each other about and how a new puppy can cause more excitement in some families than a new baby.


FRI 10:00 The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks (b00l60zl)
1. Lucilla's Revolution

Lucilla Marjoribanks, a large and determined girl, returns from school with one purpose in life - to be a comfort to her recently widowed father - and to avoid all proposals of marriage...

Starring Teresa Gallagher and Elizabeth Spriggs.

Margaret Oliphant's humorous novel dramatised in four-parts by Elizabeth Proud.

Lucilla Marjoribanks ...... Teresa Gallagher
Dr Marjoribanks ...... Roy Hanlon
Mrs Oliphant ...... Elizabeth Spriggs
Mr Cavendish ...... Keith Drinkel
Barbara Lake ...... Elizabeth Mansfield
Tom Marjoribanks ...... Nicholas Murchie
Mrs Nelly Woodburn ...... Elizabeth Proud
Colonel Chiley ...... Garard Green
Mr Cavendish ...... Keith Drinkel
Mrs Chiley ...... Ann Windsor
Mrs Mortimer ...... Kate Binchy
Fanny ...... Siriol Jenkins
Edward ...... David Holt
The Rev Bury ...... John Fleming
Mrs Centum ...... Theresa Streatfield
Maria Brown ...... Melanie Hudson
Mr Holder ...... Eric Allan
Nancy ...... Joanna Wake

Music by Malcolm McKee.

Producer: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1992.


FRI 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h31)
Hotel du Commerce

An overheard argument in a French hotel exposes the fragility of a honeymooning couple's own relationship.

Read by Joanna David.

Elizabeth Taylor's collection of short stories abridged by Richard Hamilton

Producer: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


FRI 11:15 Kings (b007jqwr)
Abishag, the Virgin

The monarch is dying. Bathsheba and his new wife attend him. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Alison Pettitt.


FRI 12:00 The Embassy Lark (b00t4qkk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jshz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t5jwn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fqpm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 13:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrhdk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


FRI 14:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmqj)
Episode 10

Marius finds student life is both happy and harsh. Valjean and Cosette have a tough decision to make. With Roger Allam.


FRI 14:15 Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life (b00n7ktf)
Two Widowers

Historian Amanda Vickery presents a series which reveals the hidden history of home over 400 years. She draws on first-hand accounts from letters and diaries, many of which have never been heard before. Including songs which have been specially recorded for the series.

When we think of the history of home, the cosy experiences of the nuclear family spring easiest to mind. But what of those who had no family or home of their own?

The story of two different widowers and their desperate search for a new wife, based on original material from two unusual sets of diaries which Prof Vickery found in Lincoln.

Readers: Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Madeleine Brolly and Simon Tcherniak.

Singers: Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie, with David Owen Norris at the keyboard.

A Loftus production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 14:30 Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever (b007jm7m)
Episode 10

Sophia feels she has committed a terrible sin and must pay for it, but how? Read by Emma Fielding and William Gaminara.


FRI 14:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9zl1)
Episode 5

Lots of kissing, the rushes look good, and a career swerve into world travel beckons. Michael Palin concludes his memoirs.


FRI 15:00 The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks (b00l60zl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01q9zl3)
Mel Giedroyc hears the final part of The War Diaries of Alistair Fury, and Gregg Wallace introduces us to his secret life. Plus we try cooking with offal and visit a mart.


FRI 17:00 Ballylenon (b007mf83)
Series 1

Episode 6

Will the "1000 Years" Festival mark the end of the old courthouse battle?

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal, in 1953, before the days of mass tourism and proper plumbing in every home.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Phonsie Doherty ...... TP McKenna
Muriel Maconchy ...... Margaret D'Arcy
Vera Maconchy ...... Stella McCusker
Vivienne Boal ...... Aine McCartney
Guard Gallagher ...... John Hewitt
Stumpy Bonnar ...... Gerard McSorley
Canon Friel ...... Kevin Flood
Aubrey Frawley ...... Dominic Letts

Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.


FRI 17:30 Elephants to Catch Eels (b00v2pbf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Terry Pratchett (b007jmq9)
Wyrd Sisters

4. Degrees of Royalty

Lancre's new ruler teeters on the edge of madness. The old King will be revenged. The three witches set to work!

Starring Sheila Hancock, Lynda Baron and Deborah Berlin.

The conclusion of Terry Pratchett's popular tale.

Granny Weatherwax …. Sheila Hancock
Nanny Ogg …. Lynda Baron
Magrat Garlick …. Deborah Berlin
Duke Felmet … Ian Masters
Lady Felmet …. Kristin Milward
King Verence …. John Hartley
The Fool …. Andrew Branch
Vitoller …. Gavin Muir
Hwel …. Brian Hibbard
Tomjon …. Roger May

Dramatised by Vince Foxall.

Director: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1995.


FRI 18:30 David Garnett - Lady into Fox (b00cmz8m)
2. Escape

Despite Richard Tebrick's increased security for their new home, his vixen wife escapes to begin a new family life in the woods...

David Garnett's terrifying novel of transformation is concluded by Ben Miles.

Abridged by Doreen Estall

Directed at BBC Northern Ireland by Lawrence Jackson.

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


FRI 19:00 The Embassy Lark (b00t4qkk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Burkiss Way (b007jshz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires (b00t5jwn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse (b015fqpm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 20:45 HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case (b00mrhdk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


FRI 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm (b0076h31)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Kings (b007jqwr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack (b012wjd5)
Series 2

Episode 2

The human chameleon's host of comic characters with a nonagenarian musical.

Multi-paced, one woman Fast Show showcasing the exceptional talent of Lucy Montgomery.

With:

Philip Pope
Sally Grace
Waen Shepherd
Natalie Walter

Written by Lucy Montgomery with additional material by Steven Burge, Jon Hunter, Fay Rusling and Barunka O'Shaughnessy.

Script Editor: Dan Tetsell

Music by Philip Pope

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2011.


FRI 22:30 And Now in Colour (b007wqf1)
Series 1

Salisbury Plain

The sketch show team take their audience on Territorial Army manoeuvres – and a surprise Book at Bedtime.

Precision comedy written and performed by Tim Firth, Tim de Jongh, Michael Rutger and William Vandyck.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1990


FRI 23:00 Rigor Mortis (b00h4lnd)
Series 3

Episode 6

Life and Death prove to be very close neighbours for the staff in the mortuary. Stars Peter Davison. From March 2006.


FRI 23:30 Half Sketch (b008j0n9)
Series 4

Episode 6

The bickering Blairs and Harry Potter with a twist. Northern Ireland's topical funsters. Stars Tim McGarry. From February 2001.




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

1835 09:00 THU (b012mbjv)

1835 02:00 FRI (b012mbjv)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 06:00 THU (b00t30c4)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 13:00 THU (b00t30c4)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 20:00 THU (b00t30c4)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 01:00 FRI (b00t30c4)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 06:00 FRI (b00t5jwn)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 13:00 FRI (b00t5jwn)

Adam Dalgliesh - Devices and Desires 20:00 FRI (b00t5jwn)

After Henry 09:00 WED (b007k4gw)

After Henry 02:00 THU (b007k4gw)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 06:30 MON (b015fk05)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 13:30 MON (b015fk05)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 20:30 MON (b015fk05)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 01:30 TUE (b015fk05)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 06:30 TUE (b015frh2)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 13:30 TUE (b015frh2)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 20:30 TUE (b015frh2)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 01:30 WED (b015frh2)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 06:30 WED (b015gxnk)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 13:30 WED (b015gxnk)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 20:30 WED (b015gxnk)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 01:30 THU (b015gxnk)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 06:30 THU (b015f7b8)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 13:30 THU (b015f7b8)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 20:30 THU (b015f7b8)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 01:30 FRI (b015f7b8)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 06:30 FRI (b015fqpm)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 13:30 FRI (b015fqpm)

Albert Campion - Traitor's Purse 20:30 FRI (b015fqpm)

All the World's a Globe 23:45 MON (b007jwt1)

All the World's a Globe 09:45 TUE (b007jwt1)

All the World's a Globe 02:45 WED (b007jwt1)

All the Young Dudes 09:30 MON (b01c7rsl)

All the Young Dudes 02:30 TUE (b01c7rsl)

Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life 14:15 MON (b00n7kt9)

Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life 14:15 WED (b00n7ktc)

Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life 14:15 FRI (b00n7ktf)

Ambridge Extra 11:15 SUN (b01q9974)

Ambridge Extra 19:15 SUN (b01q9974)

Ambridge Extra 02:15 MON (b01q9974)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 TUE (b01q9qq5)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 THU (b01q9wg0)

And Now in Colour 22:30 FRI (b007wqf1)

Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge 10:45 SUN (b012s2gc)

Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge 21:45 SUN (b012s2gc)

Anthony Horowitz - Blackfriars Bridge 01:45 MON (b012s2gc)

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash 22:30 SAT (b00ls6bt)

At Home With The Snails 23:30 WED (b007k2xv)

Ayres on the Air 02:30 SAT (b00m19m6)

Ayres on the Air 09:30 FRI (b00m6f4m)

Ballylenon 05:00 SAT (b00ft0t2)

Ballylenon 17:00 FRI (b007mf83)

Bleak Expectations 07:30 SUN (b00vrxwt)

Bleak Expectations 22:00 SUN (b00vrxwt)

Bleak Expectations 09:00 MON (b00vy38l)

Bleak Expectations 02:00 TUE (b00vy38l)

Bradbury 13 18:00 SAT (b01381ts)

Bradbury 13 00:00 SUN (b01381ts)

Brian Aldiss Presents 18:45 MON (b00mtm6q)

Brian Aldiss Presents 00:45 TUE (b00mtm6q)

Brian Aldiss Presents 18:45 TUE (b00mz47v)

Brian Aldiss Presents 00:45 WED (b00mz47v)

Brian Aldiss Presents 18:45 WED (b00n3mhq)

Bristow 02:00 SAT (b007rgl8)

Bristow 09:00 FRI (b007s5dp)

Bruce Bedford - The Gibson 00:00 SAT (b007js93)

Bruce Bedford - The Gibson 18:00 MON (b007js9x)

Bruce Bedford - The Gibson 00:00 TUE (b007js9x)

Cabin Pressure 07:30 WED (b01pzv5r)

Cabin Pressure 22:00 WED (b01pzv5r)

Coming Alive 17:00 MON (b00h8zb4)

Coming Alive 05:00 TUE (b00h8zb4)

Country Matters 07:00 MON (b00lrv65)

Country Matters 17:30 MON (b00lrv65)

Country Matters 05:30 TUE (b00lrv65)

Craven Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01dtcw3)

Craven Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01dtcw3)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 10:00 MON (b007jr8r)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 15:00 MON (b007jr8r)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 03:00 TUE (b007jr8r)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 10:00 TUE (b007jrcj)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 15:00 TUE (b007jrcj)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 03:00 WED (b007jrcj)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 10:00 WED (b007k1yl)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 15:00 WED (b007k1yl)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 03:00 THU (b007k1yl)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 10:00 THU (b007k1zw)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 15:00 THU (b007k1zw)

DH Lawrence - Women in Love 03:00 FRI (b007k1zw)

DI Gwen Danbury - An Odd Body 13:15 SAT (b00vcr1b)

DI Gwen Danbury - An Odd Body 03:15 SUN (b00vcr1b)

Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years 23:00 TUE (b00874qh)

David Garnett - Lady into Fox 18:30 THU (b00ck4gm)

David Garnett - Lady into Fox 00:30 FRI (b00ck4gm)

David Garnett - Lady into Fox 18:30 FRI (b00cmz8m)

David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... 11:45 SUN (b00cl496)

David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... 19:45 SUN (b00cl496)

David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I Am Today... 02:45 MON (b00cl496)

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever 14:30 MON (b007jm5m)

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever 14:30 TUE (b007jm64)

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever 14:30 WED (b007jm6m)

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever 14:30 THU (b007jm73)

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever 14:30 FRI (b007jm7m)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01q993c)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01q993c)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01q993c)

Doctor at Large 08:00 SUN (b00939rq)

Doctor at Large 15:00 SUN (b00939rq)

Doctor at Large 20:00 SUN (b00939rq)

Doctor at Large 03:00 MON (b00939rq)

Dostoyevsky - The Brothers Karamazov 03:00 SAT (b00yc3jw)

Double Science 07:00 WED (b013qzgj)

Double Science 17:30 WED (b013qzgj)

Double Science 05:30 THU (b013qzgj)

Elephants to Catch Eels 05:30 SAT (b007rkg0)

Elephants to Catch Eels 07:00 FRI (b00v2pbf)

Elephants to Catch Eels 17:30 FRI (b00v2pbf)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 11:00 MON (b0076h12)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 21:00 MON (b0076h12)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 04:00 TUE (b0076h12)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 11:00 TUE (b0076h1k)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 21:00 TUE (b0076h1k)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 04:00 WED (b0076h1k)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 11:00 WED (b0076h23)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 21:00 WED (b0076h23)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 04:00 THU (b0076h23)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 11:00 THU (b0076h2m)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 21:00 THU (b0076h2m)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 04:00 FRI (b0076h2m)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 11:00 FRI (b0076h31)

Elizabeth Taylor - Dangerous Calm 21:00 FRI (b0076h31)

Fabulous Flops 07:30 SAT (b012f50q)

Fellahs Hour with the Cheese Shop 23:00 SUN (b008y7lg)

Freedom Pass 17:30 SUN (b00sqcq3)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b00xn8p6)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b00xn8p6)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b00xn8p6)

Getting Nowhere Fast 07:00 TUE (b00mqgrr)

Getting Nowhere Fast 17:30 TUE (b00mqgrr)

Getting Nowhere Fast 05:30 WED (b00mqgrr)

Greg McHugh Stands Up for Scotland 09:00 SAT (b01q95nn)

Greg McHugh Stands Up for Scotland 19:00 SAT (b01q95nn)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 MON (b00mq4b3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 MON (b00mq4b3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 MON (b00mq4b3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 TUE (b00mq4b3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 TUE (b00mq7j3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 TUE (b00mq7j3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 TUE (b00mq7j3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 WED (b00mq7j3)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 WED (b00mr1rk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 WED (b00mr1rk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 WED (b00mr1rk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 THU (b00mr1rk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 THU (b00mrc86)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 THU (b00mrc86)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 THU (b00mrc86)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 01:45 FRI (b00mrc86)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 06:45 FRI (b00mrhdk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 13:45 FRI (b00mrhdk)

HRF Keating - Inspector Ghote's First Case 20:45 FRI (b00mrhdk)

HR 09:30 THU (b00j5885)

HR 02:30 FRI (b00j5885)

Half Sketch 23:30 FRI (b008j0n9)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007jpvv)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007jpvv)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007jpvv)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 14:30 SAT (b00tln6g)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00tp8gx)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00tp8gx)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00tp8gx)

I've Never Seen Star Wars 07:30 TUE (b01q7bq4)

I've Never Seen Star Wars 22:00 TUE (b01q7bq4)

Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 09:00 SUN (b00zzwfj)

Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 16:30 SUN (b00zzwfj)

Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 05:00 MON (b00zzwfj)

Instant Sunshine 17:00 WED (b007jxgk)

Instant Sunshine 05:00 THU (b007jxgk)

It Sticks Out Half A Mile 14:00 SAT (b007jpd9)

It Sticks Out Half A Mile 08:00 THU (b007jp9l)

It Sticks Out Half A Mile 12:00 THU (b007jp9l)

It Sticks Out Half A Mile 19:00 THU (b007jp9l)

Jedediah Berry - The Manual of Detection 01:30 SAT (b01q1h08)

Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation 22:00 SAT (b007jrz1)

Jim the Great 08:30 MON (b011qgtk)

Jim the Great 12:30 MON (b011qgtk)

Jim the Great 19:30 MON (b011qgtk)

Justin Moorhouse - The Big Am I 22:30 THU (b00h34d9)

Kings 04:15 SAT (b007jqvc)

Kings 11:15 TUE (b007jqvs)

Kings 21:15 TUE (b007jqvs)

Kings 04:15 WED (b007jqvs)

Kings 11:15 WED (b007jqw4)

Kings 21:15 WED (b007jqw4)

Kings 04:15 THU (b007jqw4)

Kings 11:15 THU (b007jqwf)

Kings 21:15 THU (b007jqwf)

Kings 04:15 FRI (b007jqwf)

Kings 11:15 FRI (b007jqwr)

Kings 21:15 FRI (b007jqwr)

Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking 22:30 TUE (b00bz9zn)

Life: An Idiot's Guide 07:30 THU (b01q03l3)

Life: An Idiot's Guide 22:00 THU (b01q03l3)

Like They've Never Been Gone 17:00 TUE (b00c7d1c)

Like They've Never Been Gone 05:00 WED (b00c7d1c)

Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World 23:30 TUE (b007jtn5)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01q7g4s)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01q7g4s)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01q7g4s)

Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack 22:00 FRI (b012wjd5)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01q9bff)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 14:45 MON (b01q9d5c)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 14:45 TUE (b01q9qr8)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 14:45 WED (b01q9sjj)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 14:45 THU (b01q9wg2)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 14:45 FRI (b01q9zl1)

Miranda Hart's Joke Shop 22:30 SUN (b00mbfmf)

Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate 06:00 SAT (b007jp62)

Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate 16:00 SAT (b007jp62)

Nancy Mitford - Love in a Cold Climate 04:00 SUN (b007jp62)

Oscar Wilde 18:30 SAT (b008jw9k)

Oscar Wilde 00:30 SUN (b008jw9k)

Paper Gardens 07:15 SUN (b007k2f6)

Paper Gardens 13:15 SUN (b007k2f6)

Party 22:30 MON (b011pkqg)

Paul Temple 01:00 SAT (b007jskk)

Paul Temple 06:00 MON (b007jslh)

Paul Temple 13:00 MON (b007jslh)

Paul Temple 20:00 MON (b007jslh)

Paul Temple 01:00 TUE (b007jslh)

Paul Temple 06:00 TUE (b007jslt)

Paul Temple 13:00 TUE (b007jslt)

Paul Temple 20:00 TUE (b007jslt)

Paul Temple 01:00 WED (b007jslt)

Paul Temple 06:00 WED (b007jsm0)

Paul Temple 13:00 WED (b007jsm0)

Paul Temple 20:00 WED (b007jsm0)

Paul Temple 01:00 THU (b007jsm0)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:30 SAT (b00vtyj1)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:30 MON (b00vytx7)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:30 TUE (b00vytx7)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:30 TUE (b00vyxjn)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:30 WED (b00vyxjn)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 18:30 WED (b00vz4cr)

Philip K Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 00:30 THU (b00vz4cr)

Pick Ups 22:30 WED (b008q0sz)

Quando, Quando, Quando 11:00 SUN (b00800m4)

Quando, Quando, Quando 19:00 SUN (b00800m4)

Quando, Quando, Quando 02:00 MON (b00800m4)

RL Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 00:45 SAT (b00859tj)

Rigor Mortis 23:00 FRI (b00h4lnd)

Round the Horne 08:00 MON (b00j05vk)

Round the Horne 12:00 MON (b00j05vk)

Round the Horne 19:00 MON (b00j05vk)

Son of Cliche 23:00 THU (b00p4mcr)

Stephen Dunstone - The Devil's Kiss 13:30 SUN (b01q9bf7)

Stephen Dunstone - The Devil's Kiss 03:30 MON (b01q9bf7)

Street and Lane 09:30 WED (b00vls7z)

Street and Lane 02:30 THU (b00vls7z)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b014qxmk)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b014qxmk)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b014qxmk)

Tanith Lee - Red as Blood 18:30 SUN (b007jq65)

Tanith Lee - Red as Blood 00:30 MON (b007jq65)

Ted Lewis - Jack Carter's Law 23:00 SAT (b00ny6xx)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 TUE (b007jl80)

Terry Pratchett 00:00 WED (b007jl80)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 WED (b007lzwx)

Terry Pratchett 00:00 THU (b007lzwx)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 THU (b007m481)

Terry Pratchett 00:00 FRI (b007m481)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 FRI (b007jmq9)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01q9d5f)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01q9qtp)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01q9sjl)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01q9wg4)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01q9zl3)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 17:00 THU (b007k3rr)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 05:00 FRI (b007k3rr)

The Burkiss Way 08:30 FRI (b007jshz)

The Burkiss Way 12:30 FRI (b007jshz)

The Burkiss Way 19:30 FRI (b007jshz)

The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks 10:00 FRI (b00l60zl)

The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks 15:00 FRI (b00l60zl)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b01qn1c2)

The Embassy Lark 08:00 FRI (b00t4qkk)

The Embassy Lark 12:00 FRI (b00t4qkk)

The Embassy Lark 19:00 FRI (b00t4qkk)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b00j5h2x)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b00j5h2x)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b00j5h2x)

The Men from the Ministry 08:30 SUN (b00ybxgy)

The Men from the Ministry 15:30 SUN (b00ybxgy)

The Men from the Ministry 20:30 SUN (b00ybxgy)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b01qfhp3)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b01qfhp3)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b01qfhp3)

The Nick Revell Show 23:30 SUN (b007k24d)

The Nimmo Twins in... 23:00 WED (b00jh6jr)

The Penny Dreadfuls 23:30 THU (b00gpbcx)

The Phone 23:30 SAT (b00wldw2)

The Scarifyers 18:00 SUN (b019chhw)

The Scarifyers 00:00 MON (b019chhw)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 08:30 TUE (b007jykd)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 12:30 TUE (b007jykd)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 19:30 TUE (b007jykd)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 17:30 SAT (b01pz5jd)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 05:30 SUN (b01pz5jd)

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse 07:30 FRI (b01q7gz5)

The Unbelievable Truth 07:30 MON (b01pzqnr)

The Unbelievable Truth 22:00 MON (b01pzqnr)

Up the Garden Path 07:00 THU (b0089kjs)

Up the Garden Path 17:30 THU (b0089kjs)

Up the Garden Path 05:30 FRI (b0089kjs)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b007jtrc)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b007jtrc)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 MON (b007jmnw)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 TUE (b007jmpb)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 WED (b007jmps)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 THU (b007jmq5)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:00 FRI (b007jmqj)

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