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SATURDAY 11 MAY 2013

SAT 00:00 Planet B (b00yy62r)
Series 3

The End of the Rogue

Episode 5 by Matthew Broughton

The virtual world has been switched off by Mark Schwartz. As the power slowly drains from the circuits, Kip and Medley must race through the ruins of reality in a desperate bid to reset the universe. Is this the end for Planet B? Last in the series.

Kip .. Lloyd Thomas
Medley .. Claire Harry
Cerberus .. Chris Pavlo
Slab .. Tony Bell
Deano .. Adeel Akhtar
Mary .. Sally Orrock
Mark Schwartz .. Sam Dale
With Gunner Cauthery, Iain Batchelor, Henry Devas and Adjoa Andoh.

Directed by James Robinson.


SAT 00:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007rkyx)
Episode 5

Lenina is horrified by the Savage Reservation, until she meets John. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser. From April 2003.


SAT 00:45 MR James (b00pfljb)
MR James Stories

Number 13

Dr Anderson's obsessive interest in why the hotel he's staying at doesn't include a number 13 puts him in terrible danger.

Derek Jacobi - as the voice of MR James - introduces classic ghost stories.

Dramatised by Chris Harrald.

Stars Julian Rhind-Tutt as Dr Anderson, Jan Delukowicz as Herr Lund, Simon Treves as Herr Scavenius and Ben Onwukwe as the Voice.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.


SAT 01:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y25xk)
Series 1

2. The Queer Feet

Death in a small hotel. Who stole the silver fish service? How many waiters are there? And how did all this lead to a glimmer of repentance?

Series of GK Chesterton's stories about the insightful clerical sleuth dramatised by John Scotney.

Starring Andrew Sachs as Father Brown and Olivier Pierre as Flambeau.

With Matt Brenner as the Colonel, Christopher Scott as Duke, Kerry Shale as Hector, David Graeme as Lever, Arnold Diamond as Giovanni, Robin Summers as Jean-Pierre, David Sinclair as the Doctor and Alan Thompson as Audley.

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984


SAT 01:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlgr)
4. If Looks Could Kill

Private-eye Rosie Monaghan continues to investigate a murder. But no-one else thinks there's been one...

Paula Wilcox stars in Alan McDonald's thriller serial.

Rosie ...... Paula Wilcox
Margie ...... Elizabeth Estensen
Jerry ...... Christopher Bramwell
Bob ...... Dominic Grounsell
Carol ...... Helen Roberts
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Mike ...... Steve Hodson
Martin ...... Paul Barber
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Bill Jones ...... Dominic Letts
Helen Thackray ...... Rachel Atkins
James MacLeish ...... James Telfer
DS Murdoch ...... Gareth Armstrong

Music composed by Peter Howell.

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1993.


SAT 02:00 Clare in the Community (b00fslwd)
Series 2

Past Caring

The social worker organises a birthday dinner for Brian, but there's a mystery guest. Stars Sally Phillips. From November 2005.


SAT 02:30 Act Your Age (b00qvm9f)
Series 2

Episode 6

Simon Mayo hosts the comedy show that pits the comic generations against each other to find out which is the funniest.

Team captains Jon Richardson, Lucy Porter and Roy Walker are joined by Hills Barker and Cannon and Ball.

Producers: Ashley Blaker and Bill Matthews.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2010.


SAT 03:00 Ethel Lena White - The Lady Vanishes (b017557m)
A train, a missing governess and evil Nazi plans for Europe. All aboard for a gripping ride to adventure.

Dramatised by Neville Teller from Ethel Lina White’s novel ‘The Wheel Spins’.

CAST:

Miss Froy …. Renee Asherson
Iris …. Jenny Funnell
Wilberforce …. Mark Tandy
Maximillan Hare …. Mark Payton
Dr Traunitz/Stephen Yardley …. Richard Durden
Baroness/Mrs Todhunter …. Shirley Dixon
Prince Frederick/Mr Barnes/Porter …. Jonathan Keeble
Baron Hoffmeir/Mr Todhunter …. Michael Roberts
Ian Bretherton/Ticket Collector …. Geoffrey Beevers
Evelyn Flood-Porter/Frau ummer …. Geraldine Fitzgerald
Rose Flood-Porter/Frau Kummer …. Jan Shand
Mrs Barnes …. Karen Lewis

The book was also adapted as a 1938 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Director: Andy Jordan

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1999.


SAT 04:00 Oscar Wilde (b007k0vk)
The Remarkable Rocket

A collection of celebratory fireworks discuss the nature of love and one of them gets his comeuppance. Read by John Moffat. From December 1997.


SAT 04:15 Drama (b00dzmcf)
Mandrake

Irene, an old woman threatens her new neighbour with a scythe when he suggests cutting down a tree which is on his land.

Irene claims that her husband is buried under the tree- "to cut the branches would be to cut his limbs." But the tree is around a hundred years old.

Ruth, a social worker is called in to assess Irene's mental health and ability to look after herself. But as she gets to know Irene she is drawn into a strange and magical tale that will change her life forever.

Written and directed by Anita Sullivan
Music by Sara Harrison

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.


SAT 05:00 Second Thoughts (b00jzckp)
Series 3

Name, Set and Match

Newly wed Faith and Bill's married monikers are a sensitive subject.

Sitcom about the battles of divorcees Bill and Faith beginning married life, whilst balancing the demands of his ex-wife, Liza and her teenage children, Hannah and Joe.

Stars Lynda Bellingham as Faith, James Bolam as Bill, Emma Gregory as Hannah, Mark Denham as Joe, Geoffrey Whitehead as Richard and Norman Bird as Mr Burrows.

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

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

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1991.


SAT 05:30 The Pickerskill Reports (b012wxxr)
Series 2

Patrick Trumball

Written and Directed by Andrew McGibbon.

Patrick Trumball's strange fascination for thunderstorms, lightening and other epic forces of nature appear to mark him out as an unusual, otherworldly child confirmed by Pickerskill when he discovers that the boy also possesses a perfect photographic memory.

Cast:
Dr Henry Pickerskill ....... Ian McDiarmid
Fintan Grice ....... Toby Longworth
Patrick Trumball ....... Louis Williams
A.R.F. Somerset Stephenson ....... Mike Sarne
Stealgroynes ........ Jack Edwards
Calman .......Kris Saddler
Moorcroft ...... Joe Cooper
Matron ....... Mia Soteriou

Producers: Nick Romero and Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.


SAT 06:00 David Pownall (b01scyx8)
David Pownall at 75

To mark his 75th birthday, the British playwright David Pownall discusses his work with Mike Greenwood.


SAT 06:45 David Pownall (b01scyxb)
Ploughboy Monday

4 Extra Debut. Harold leaves home after falling out with his parents. His single-minded approach brings him success in everything but his personal relationships.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b0112csx)
Series 6

Episode 25

From Spokane, the American funny man is joined by musician Wylie Gustafson and singers Robin and Linda Williams. From 2010.


SAT 09:00 Comedy Controller (b007jq4z)
Justin Moorhouse

Justin Moorhouse, Young Kenny from Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, follows in a fine tradition of Northern comics. In addition to comedian, he's also an actor and writer, and according to his official website "vegetarian, dog owner, father of two and I like Batman quite a bit".

He's written and starred in his own BBC Radio 4 sitcom - Everyone Quite Likes Justin - and has performed in plays at Manchester's Royal Exchange.

Justin has been on Celebrity Mastermind, where his chosen subject was Les Dawson. He's popped up on BBC Radio 5 Live's '7 Day Sunday' and 'Fighting Talk'. He's also been a regular presence on Manchester's Key 103.

Taking control of our comedy for 3 hours, Justin talks about his upbringing, comedy influences and the day Judith Chalmers didn't put him on Wish You Were Here.

His choices are: Knowing Me Knowing You (22.12.92), Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter (3.9.87), On The Town With The League of Gentlemen (6.11.97), Ross Noble Goes Global - South Africa (18.4.02), Radio Shuttleworth (with Vanessa Feltz) (24.11.98) and Listen to Les (18.3.95).


SAT 12:00 The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus (b01sd0b9)
1666

The year is 1666 and the diarist has become besotted with actress and singer, Mrs Knipp. Stars Kris Marshall and Sophie Thompson.


SAT 13:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmgw)
The York Mystery

A ragged old customer applies his uncanny deductive powers to a bookmaker's murder. Stars Bernard Hepton and Suzanne Burden.


SAT 14:00 Dad's Army (b007jrv9)
Series 1

Museum Piece

The determination of Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard platoon to fight to the last man is marred only by one small detail - a total lack of weapons.

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

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

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Fraser …. John Laurie
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Walker …. James Beck
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
George Jones …. Eric Woodburn
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


SAT 14:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wmxgc)
Series 5

Episode 12

The sound archives of the BBC - and noises animals make.

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

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

Written by Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Eric Idle 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 Leon Cohen and Bill Oddie.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1967.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b0112csx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 David Pownall (b01scyx8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 16:45 David Pownall (b01scyxb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 today]


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

3. Is This Just Fantasy?

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

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

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

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

With David Hawkins, Matthew Campion and Simon Carter

Dramatised by Bob Hescott.

Producer: Brian Lighthill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.


SAT 18:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jpt5)
The Fall of the House of Usher

Episode 1

What power does the family's ancestral home hold over Roderick and Madeline Usher?

A man's descent into madness seems bound to the house of his ancestors.

First published in 1839, Edgar Allan Poe's gothic horror story in two parts.

Read by Sean Barrett.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in September 2003.


SAT 19:00 Comedy Controller (b007jq4z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs (b00v4x0d)
Episode 6

Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert introduces regulars Lloyd Langford and Greg Davies, plus Sarah Millican who takes a look at the last stage of Woman.

With live music from The Hoosiers.

Guest comedian: Jon Richardson.

Find out what aliens know about teeth; why young people are as annoying as a nude Elton John playing the vuvuzela; and what depths Rhod would sink to become a kung fu master.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 2010.


SAT 23:00 Charles Parker Prize (b01sd0zt)
2013

Sara Parker meets the three student winners of the award dedicated to the memory of her father, and introduces their features.



SUNDAY 12 MAY 2013

SUN 00:00 Terry Pratchett (b007ncfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jpt5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b0112csx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus (b01sd0b9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmgw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 David Pownall (b01scyx8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 04:45 David Pownall (b01scyxb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:45 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b01706qc)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help Omnibus

Episode 1

Mississippi, 1962. Black maids raise the white children, but no one trusts them. Three women get brave. Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


SUN 07:15 Adventures in Science (b00fg4tt)
Series 2

Sound

From a violin to your brain, Ben Silburn traces the journey of an acoustic wave through our inner ear.


SUN 07:30 Ed Reardon's Week (b0089m79)
Series 4

Ruth and Reconciliation

When Ed upsets a Holocaust survivor, who would have thought it might lead to love? With Morwenna Banks. From November 2007.


SUN 08:00 Archie's the Boy (b007jsl1)
Chaos ensues as Mr Hill loses his briefcase. Radio ventriloquism from Peter Brough. With Benny Hill and Beryl Reid. From November 1954.


SUN 08:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010nrtm)
Bringing the House Down

A new office block is on the agenda. But it's a bit too close to home for Mildred.

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

Stars Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler. With Norma Ronald, John Graham and Ronald Baddiley.

Written by Edward Taylor and John Graham.

'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.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in September 1970.


SUN 09:00 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book (b00csypl)
Letting in the Jungle

Mowgli mounts a rescue and meets the Father of the Cobras. Stars Nisha K Nayar, Eartha Kitt and Jonathan Hyde.


SUN 09:30 Louisa May Alcott - Little Women (b007jqrn)
Aunt March Settles the Question

Father returns for Christmas and Meg gets a proposal. Stars Buffy Davis, Jemma Redgrave and Gayle Hunnicutt.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01sd1zs)
TV Experts

Desmond Morris

4 Extra Debut. From Dietrich to Parks, zoologist and author Desmond Morris's second castaway selection. With Sue Lawley. From October 2004.


SUN 10:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gvd8)
The Road From Colonus

Mr Lucas's tiresome family thwart his plans for a sojourn in the idyllic Greek countryside. Read by Andrew Sachs.


SUN 11:00 That Reminds Me (b007jn3t)
Series 1

Ned Sherrin

Producer, broadcaster, writer, satirist and raconteur Ned Sherrin recalls moments from his career, as he entertains an audience.

Featuring memories of Noel Coward and the Oliviers.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.


SUN 11:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt19)
Series 3

Gracie Fields

Gracie Fields was one of Lancashire's best-loved exports. Yet the press accused her of treachery when she and her Italian husband moved to America during the Second World War, despite the huge sums she raised abroad for the British war effort.

Mark Radcliffe presents a tribute to the film and music hall star once described as "the British nation's favourite big sister".

Series exploring the tradition of influential northern comedians of the past,

Producer Libby Cross

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


SUN 12:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b01706qc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Adventures in Science (b00fg4tt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 David Pownall (b01sd285)
Flos

4 Extra Debut. It's 1216, and King John is dying. In Carlisle, a row between a mason and a prior epitomizes power struggles within church and state. Stars Michael Williams.


SUN 15:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010nrtm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sd298)
Mel Giedroyc offers her highlights of this week's shows, including the Inheritance Books of Richard Hammond, the flying cars of the future and the world's first ever parachutists.


SUN 17:00 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book (b00csypl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Louisa May Alcott - Little Women (b007jqrn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 18:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011cjhh)
Rendezvous With Rama

Episode 1

When a mysterious space object appears in the solar system, SV Endeavour's crew are sent to investigate. Stars Richard Dillane.


SUN 19:00 That Reminds Me (b007jn3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt19)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Archie's the Boy (b007jsl1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010nrtm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01sd1zs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gvd8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b0089m79)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Ape That Got Lucky (b0081cbz)
Science and Progress

Humans like to think that even if evolution has dealt them a neat hand, they have made their own luck through their mastery of science and technology.

But many things, including penicillin and the light bulb, have been discovered accidentally.

A spoof exploration of the fascinating subject of human evolution.

Starring Chris Addison.

With Professor Austin Herring (aka Geoffrey McGivern), Jo Enright and Dan Tetsell.

Written by Chris Addison and Carl Cooper.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b020td84)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Tonight, Arthur Smith chats to Eddie Pepitone.


SUN 23:00 Vent (b00svcbq)
Series 1

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Ben doesn't get out much, but he has a loving and attentive family, an active imagination and a comfortable bed, so he can't complain.

Because he's in a coma, Mary and Mum wonder whether some of his favourite music will wake him up, while his own thoughts are occupied with visons of Sue Lawley, Robbie Williams - and an unconventional seduction technique.

Dark sitcom written by Nigel Smith.

Starring Neil Pearson as Ben Smith, Fiona Allen as Mary, Josie Lawrence as Mum and Leslie Ash as Blitzkrieg.

With Mark Perry, Dave Lamb, Jo Martin, Tim Whitnall, Hils Barker and Kim Wall.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


SUN 23:30 Listen Against (b00fgt0r)
Series 2

Episode 1

An Archers convention, a live pitbull on Radio 4's Today programme and a Popmaster crisis for Radio 2.

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Written by and starring Jon Holmes,

With Alice Arnold.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2008.



MONDAY 13 MAY 2013

MON 00:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011cjhh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01sd1zs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gvd8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 That Reminds Me (b007jn3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt19)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Archie's the Boy (b007jsl1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 David Pownall (b01sd285)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Louisa May Alcott - Little Women (b007jqrn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y2x2c)
Series 1

3. The Eye of Apollo

A villain turned detective? A new religion proclaimed from a balcony. And Inspector Bagshaw is baffled... Only Father Brown discovers the murderer.

Series of GK Chesterton's stories about the insightful clerical sleuth dramatised by John Scotney.

Starring Andrew Sachs as Father Brown and Olivier Pierre as Flambeau.

With Bill Wallis as Bagshaw, Bruce Boa as Kalon, Narissa Knights as Pauline Stacey, Lisa Flanagan as Joan Stacey, Melinda Walker as the Sister, Garrick Hagon as Wilson and Robin Summers as the News Vendor.

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.


MON 06:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlh0)
5. Count Your Blessings

Private-eye Rosie Monaghan is trying to solve her first case, but the demands of love, children and her bank manager are pressing in...

Paula Wilcox stars in Alan McDonald's thriller serial.

Rosie ...... Paula Wilcox
Margie ...... Elizabeth Estensen
Jerry ...... Christopher Bramwell
Bob ...... Dominic Grounsell
Carol ...... Helen Roberts
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Mike ...... Steve Hodson
Martin ...... Paul Barber
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Bill ...... Dominic Letts
Helen ...... Rachel Atkins
Old Woman ...... Diana Payan
Graham ...... David Thorpe

Music composed by Peter Howell.

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1993.


MON 07:00 Married (b007vkjd)
Series 1

Episode 4

Robin is starting to like his life trapped in a parallel universe as a married man. But then comedian Arthur Smith turns up from his old universe.

Hugh Bonneville stars in Tony Bagley's comedy.

Robin ...... Hugh Bonneville
Lesley ...... Josie Lawrence
Dirk ...... Steve Frost
Ned ...... Sam Bradley
Maxine ...... Ann Gosling
Adrian Turnball ...... Anthony Ofoegbu
Arthur Smith ...... Arthur Smith

Producer Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.


MON 07:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b01s7zpg)
Series 11

Episode 5

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.

Richard Osman, John Finnemore, Lucy Beaumont and Rhod Gilbert are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as octopuses, planes, armadillos and socks.

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 (b007k1g4)
Series 2

Episode 6

Master Spy Kenneth Horne is on the star-studded trail of Doddy's joke thief, while Michael Bain and Barbara Cartload are on 'The Seamus Android Show'.

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 1966.


MON 08:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01sdcqw)
Series 2

Episode 6

The duo take on Hollywood – but Eric’s not too keen on Ernie’s health kick.

Written by Eddie Braben.

With Brian Wilde and April Walker.

Music from Syd Lawrence and his Orchestra with Roy Marsden and Sue Adams.

Producer: John Browell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1976.


MON 09:00 Sketchorama (b01sdcvs)
Series 2

Episode 3

Thom Tuck presents the pick of the new sketch groups currently performing live on the UK comedy circuit - with character, improv, broken and musical sketch comedy.

In this third episode of the second series:

McNEILL & PAMPHILON
Double act Steve McNeill and Sam Pamphilon have been performing their comedy socks off since 2009 and have won rave reviews for their three Fringe runs. They have become a regular fixture on the sketch circuit, have written for several other BBC projects and now have their own BBC sitcom script in development. They both appeared on BBC 1 in Richard Hammond's Secret Service.

BARBERSHOPERA
Six years ago, Rob Castell and Tom Sadler came up with the idea to form a comedy musical quartet - and Barbershopera was born. Since then, the group has gone from strength to strength, winning a total of six Musical Theatre Matters awards over four years at the Edinburgh Festival, performing in London's West End two years running, and entertaining audiences around the UK on three successive tours.

WITTANK
Sketchateers Mark Cooper-Jones, Kieran Boyd and Naz Osmanoglu came together after achieving notable success as stand-ups on the circuit. Along with appearances on BBC3's Live at the Electric, the boys are in the middle of a sell-out tour and host a London residency at The Courtyard Theatre in Shoreditch every month.

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


MON 09:30 Artists (b00xbh8b)
Series 1

The Inner Child

Marcus goes away to save his marriage, leaving Dolores with the kids and Nisha in the pub. Stars Dave Lamb. From April 2003.


MON 10:00 Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener (b007jx95)
A man employed as a copyist in a firm of lawyers starts behaving strangely.

It begins with him announcing there are aspects of his work he’d 'prefer' not to do – although he’s excellent at the actual work.

But then the list of things he’d rather avoid doing becomes more sinister...

Ian Holm and Adrian Scarborough star in Herman Melville's short story.

Dramatised by Martyn Wade.

The Lawyer …. Ian Holm
Bartleby …. Adrian Scarborough
Turkey …. David Collings
Nippers …. Jonathan Keeble
Hudd …. Philip Fox
Norton …. John Rowe
Prison Officer …. Stephen Hogan

Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.


MON 11:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7tjd)
Café Society

A raw and poignant short story about motherhood and the elusive work-life balance. Read by Tamsin Greig.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01sczkr)
Roy Hattersley, Alison Moyet, Ralf Little, Ian Stone, Jon Holmes, Junip

Clive discovers the dynasty of the Devonshires with Labour politician and author Roy Hattersley. 'The Devonshires: The Story of a Family and a Nation' delves into the history of a family of scientists, soldiers, patrons, politicians, philanderers and powerful women. The huge personalities in the Devonshire story make for an illuminating path into the political, social and cultural changes we've undergone.

Jon Holmes scores a goal with stand up comedian Ian Stone, who's been known to Mock The Week and now presents Absolute Radio's Rock and Roll Football Show. Ian's long believed the best form of Government would be a benign dictatorship with him in charge; his latest show attempts to find solutions to some of the more intractable world problems. 'The Stone Agenda' is at E4 Udderbelly Festival, London on Thursday16th May.

Clive's All Cried Out with singer songwriter Alison Moyet, who shot to fame providing the bluesy vocals to eighties synthpop duo Yazoo. They had several smash hits such as 'Only You' and 'Don't Go' and Alison's enjoyed solo success for over thirty years. She talks to Clive about her new album 'the minutes', which she's touring later this year and performs 'Filligree'.

Clive has Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps with actor Ralf Little. Following his big break playing Antony in the Royle Family, Ralf's starred in a number of films and sitcoms. He now stars in Peter Nichols's black comedy 'A Day in the Death of Joe Egg', which portrays the love, pain, anger and strain of a young couple raising a disabled child. It's at Rose Theatre, Kingston until Saturday 18th May.

With psychedelia infused music from Jose Gonzalez's Swedish indie-rock outfit Junip, who perform 'Your Life, Your Call' from album 'Junip'.

Producer: Sukey Firth.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b007k1g4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01sdcqw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y2x2c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlh0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b0170d8m)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 6

Skeet and Aibileen wait anxiously to see what Miss Hilly knows of their project. Kathryn Stockett's drama stars Alibe Parsons.


MON 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00bvsch)
The Earth Moves

Astronomer Heather Couper considers the impact of Copernicus's idea that the Earth was not at the centre of the universe.


MON 14:30 Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair (b01sdcy9)
Episode 6

Whizz-kid post office manager Nick Marshall makes an offer to Martin Sproale, but will he take it?

If he does, what will it mean for him and Ruth?

Michael Palin continues this ten-part reading of his first novel.

Producer: Rosemary Watts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1995.


MON 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpsr)
Episode 1

4 Extra Debut. Musa has been left to die by the caves where Jesus has come to spend his 40 days in the wilderness. Read by Sara Kestelman.


MON 15:00 Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener (b007jx95)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sdpnd)
Mel Giedroyc continues Richard Hammond's reading of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again by Frank Cottrell Boyce, plus more of the top 50 in the 500 Words short story competition.


MON 17:00 Flying the Flag (b007jx8y)
Series 1

Here in the Western World

Why is the Ambassador's whiskey like an American submarine? And is the noble art of moaning really under threat?

Arms limitation negotiations at the Embassy call for some verbal gymnastics...

Alex Shearer's Eastern bloc embassy sitcom.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie, Peter Acre as William Frost, Moir Leslie as Helen Waterson, Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov, Jonathan Kydd as Mikhail Korovin, Michael Bilton as Yakov Korovin and Stephen Greif as the United States Ambassador.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1987.


MON 17:30 Married (b007vkjd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Hordes of the Things (b0089b37)
1. The Prophecy is Cast

The kingdom of Albion is in peril, and the law of darkness encroaches...

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic four-part Tolkien parody.

Starring Paul Eddington, Paul Magee and Simon Callow.

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Caradorn …. Gordon Gostelow
Dyandetes …. Miriam Margolyes
Another Harpy …. Eve Karpf

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1980.


MON 18:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jts8)
Episode 6

Bernard brings John to London - and gets revenge on the Director of Hatcheries.

Published in 1932, Aldous Huxley's enduring tale about cloning, consumerism and chemical abandon in a nightmare vision of an ideal society in the future.

Read by Anton Lesser.

Abridged in 10 parts by Neville Teller.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


MON 18:45 HG Wells (b01mlrdw)
The First Men in the Moon

Episode 1

1901: Penniless businessman Mr Bedford meets the brilliant Cavor, a scientist on the brink of developing a material that can block gravity.

Together, they prepare to embark on an expedition to the moon...

First published in 1901, HG Wells’ novel abridged in five parts by Neville Teller.

Read by Tim Pigott-Smith.

Producer: David Roper

Made by Heavy Entertainment for BBC Radio 4 and first broadcast in July 2009.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b007k1g4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01sdcqw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y2x2c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlh0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7tjd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01sczkr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b01s7zpg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Sketchorama (b01sdcvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01sdq4j)
Series 7

Episode 5

An extended version of the News Quiz, featuring jokes that you won't have heard already, some clips from the archives and exclusive behind-the-scenes material.


MON 23:45 Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies (b007jrmj)
Monster-Eyed Bugs

From diseases to identity cards,

Producer, writer and performer Armando Iannucci concludes his own collection of humorous essays.

Compiled by Jenny Baynes.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1998.



TUESDAY 14 MAY 2013

TUE 00:00 Hordes of the Things (b0089b37)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jts8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 00:45 HG Wells (b01mlrdw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y2x2c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlh0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Sketchorama (b01sdcvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Artists (b00xbh8b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener (b007jx95)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7tjd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01sczkr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Flying the Flag (b007jx8y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Married (b007vkjd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y32hg)
Series 1

4. The Invisible Man

A murder for Christmas, but the body goes missing. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.

Father Brown solves the mystery and a young girl proves she wishes to marry someone who will make his own way in the world.

Dramatised by John Scotney

With Andrew Sachs as Father Brown, and Olivier Pierre, Eileen Tully, Anthony Hyde, Michael Drew, Melinda Walker, Margot Boyd, Peter Acre.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1985.


TUE 06:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlhs)
6. In Dreams

It's time for Merseyside private eye Rosie Monaghan to confront the murderer. Or is it?

Must she go down these mean streets?

Conclusion of Alan McDonald's thriller serial starring Paula Wilcox as Rosie.

Rosie ...... Paula Wilcox
Margie ...... Elizabeth Estensen
Jerry ...... Christopher Bramwell
Bob ...... Dominic Grounsell
Carol ...... Helen Roberts
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Mike ...... Steve Hodson
Martin ...... Paul Barber
Andrew ...... Kim Wall
Deputy Chief Constable ...... Dominic Letts
Helen ...... Rachel Atkins
Old Woman ...... Diana Payan
Graham ...... David Thorpe
Dorothy ...... Pauline Yates
Auntie ...... Jillie Meers

Music composed by Peter Howell.

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1993.


TUE 07:00 On Baby Street (b00snqqq)
Series 3

Episode 5

Shona and Ian's housewarming party proves to be very eventful. Stars Jenny Eclair and Frances Barber. From July 1998.


TUE 07:30 Kerry's List (b01s7yvx)
Series 1

Episode 2

The second in a four-part sketch show co-written by and starring comedian and actress Kerry Godliman.

Kerry is a married mother of two, a stand up comedian and has two children. Her life can only properly function with her daily list - if she didn't compile this vital list, her life would simply fall apart.
Each week, this series looks at a different list and delves into Kerry's madcap world by looking at various elements of that week's list in sketches, narrative and stand up.

In this second episode, Kerry's List includes cancelling the organic food box, adopting a panda, searching through the baby's poo, being grateful, changing the water in the fish tank, learning the oboe and selling the Cath Kidston Potting Shed.

Joining Kerry is her husband Ben (played by her real husband Ben Abell) and her five year old daughter Elsie (played by Melissa Bury) together with a range of bizarre characters - including an enthusiastic council environment worker, some disgruntled satsumas, a bored therapist, a Fairy Jeanmother and a very keen gym instructor.

Any busy parent who's ever compiled a list of their own will relate to Kerry Godliman's incident filled world.

The cast includes David Pusey (who co-wrote the series), Bridget Christie, Lucy Briers, Rosie Cavaliero and Nicholas Le Prevost.

Kerry Godliman is fast establishing herself as a highly skilful stand up comic and actress, from her recent appearances on Live at The Apollo (BBC 1), Derek (C4) and Our Girl (BBC 1).

Producer: Paul Russell
An Open Mike production for BBC Radio 4.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jln0)
Series 4

The Greatest Mountain in the World

Neddie Seagoon attempts to climb a peak even higher than Everest.

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan.

Starring:

Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

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

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in March 1954.


TUE 08:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b007jx51)
Doddy's Daft Half Hour (20/08/1972)

The King of Knotty Ash examines black magic and lands a part in a horror movie. Or does he?

Starring Ken Dodd.

With Hugh Paddick, Miriam Margolyes, Talfryn Thomas, John Graham and Jo Manning Wilson.

Devised and written by Ken Dodd with Malcolm Cameron, Stewart Campbell, Norman Beedle, Peter Tonkinson and John Pye.

Doddy's Diddy Orchestra conducted by Geoff Alderson.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in August 1972.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01sdq4j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies (b007jrmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 David Pownall (b01sdqzy)
Blitzma

Tommy Handley was the man that made the nation laugh during the darkest days of the Second World War in his surreal wartime radio extravaganza ITMA (It's That Man Again)

Handley's main target was Adolf Hitler who can't understand why the British continue to defy him - until Goebbels explains it is all down to ITMA. So they decide to create their own Nazi version...

David Pownall's drama stars Sam Kelly as Goebbels, Gerard Murphy as Hitler, Stella Gonet as
Magda, John Forgeham as Churchill and Carolyn Backhouse as Helga.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


TUE 11:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7w37)
The Phlebotomist's Love Life

A short story in which a woman, who despairs of the Iraq war, forces her lover to a moment of truth. Read by Clare Corbett.


TUE 11:15 Drama (b0077605)
Robin Mukherjee - A Fire in the Sun

By Robin Mukherjee.

A woman visits her elderly parents in Spain after a fire which has destroyed their retirement home and hospitalised her mother. She discovers that her perceptions of her family's history are not the full story.

Directed by Peter Kavanagh.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jln0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b007jx51)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y32hg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlhs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b0170nr0)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 7

After the murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, Skeet fears that no other black maids will talk. Kathryn Stockett's drama stars Laurel Lefkow.


TUE 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00bvscm)
The Imperfect Cosmos

Astronomer Heather Couper looks at Tycho Brahe's realisation that the heavens change - that a planet's orbit could be predicted.


TUE 14:30 Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair (b01sdrsn)
Episode 7

Assistant postmaster Martin Sproale finally stirs into action, but has Nick been ahead of him all along? Where is Elaine?

Michael Palin continues this ten-part reading of his first novel.

Producer: Rosemary Watts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1995.


TUE 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slps9)
Episode 2

Musa makes an unexpected recovery. Could it be something to do with his mysterious nocturnal visitation? Read by Sara Kestelman.


TUE 15:00 David Pownall (b01sdqzy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sdrym)
Mel Giedroyc with Frank Cottrell Boyce's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, read for us by Richard Hammond. Plus more top 50 short stories from the 500 Words story competition.


TUE 17:00 The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket (b007jrtr)
A Case for Calves-Foot Jelly

What is wrong with Maud? Will a speciality dish help her recover? Stars Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket. From March 1989.


TUE 17:30 On Baby Street (b00snqqq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqts)
2. The Forces Gather

Radox the Green battles to gather an army against the encroaching Evil One.

But as his mum gives him an ear-bashing - is Agar really a hero?

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody.

Starring Paul Eddington, Paul Magee and Simon Callow.

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Mother of Agar …. Miriam Margolyes
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The High Bishop of Zylbor …. Aubrey Woods
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.


TUE 18:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jtt4)
Episode 7

John 'the Savage' is a big hit, while Bernard is jealous. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser. From April 2003.


TUE 18:45 HG Wells (b01mltrs)
The First Men in the Moon

Episode 2

Cavor has invented a new material blocking the effect of gravity. After covering a sphere with the substance, he and Mr Bedford travel far from Earth to the Moon's surface.

Here they encounter a strange new world...and new life forms.

First published in 1901, HG Wells’ novel abridged by Neville Teller.

Read by Tim Pigott-Smith.

Producer: David Roper

Made by Heavy Entertainment for BBC Radio 4 and first broadcast in July 2007


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jln0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b007jx51)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y32hg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlhs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7w37)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Drama (b0077605)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Kerry's List (b01s7yvx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 The Museum of Everything (b00gs2nj)
Series 3

Natural Science

The birds and the bees, blue plaques and the human body are all on exhibition.

Written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke, Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell.

With Lucy Montgomery.

Music by Dominic Haslam and Ben Walker.

Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


TUE 23:00 I Think I've Got a Problem (b00cl6vl)
Series 2

Episode 3

Things are looking up for Tom - he's got a new job working at the zoo, which he loves, and he's also met a rather nice girl called Pi, who works with the birds, and what's more it seems that Pi also has a band in her head.

Everything seems perfect, so surely the band in Tom's head couldn't possibly ruin things for him this time...could they?

Starring Suggs and Bob Monkhouse.

Andrew McGibbon and Nick Romero's everyday story about a man who can't stop himself from breaking into song.

Suggs ..... Tom Caine
Bob Monkhouse ..... Dr Boone
Phil Cornwell ..... Bouche
Andrew McGibbon ..... Jake
Nick Romero ..... Monty DeVere
Bill Nighy ..... Malc
Julia Deakin ..... Phelia
Toby Longworth ..... Clammy
Pi ..... Debra Stephenson

Songs: Andrew McGibbon. Nick Romero and Suggs

Producers: Andrew McGibbon and Dawn Ellis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2003.


TUE 23:30 Pleased to Meet You (b007k2kz)
Series 1

Episode 1

90-something good-time girl Dora Dale spills the beans on her many celebrity friends. And how did the Rat Pack get its name?

Betraying confidences and breaking unwritten rules galore, the friend of the stars reveals some surprising and salacious secrets.

Written by and starring Martin Kelner and Jake Yapp.

Made for BBC7 and first broadcast in July 2006.



WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2013

WED 00:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqts)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jtt4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 00:45 HG Wells (b01mltrs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y32hg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Unofficial Rosie (b007jlhs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b01sdq4j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies (b007jrmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 David Pownall (b01sdqzy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7w37)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Drama (b0077605)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket (b007jrtr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 On Baby Street (b00snqqq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y37bk)
Series 1

5. The Honour of Israel Gow

An eye for an eye and a tooth to satisfy Israel Gow.

Father Brown surveys the remnants of a battered corpse and talks of money.

Series of GK Chesterton's stories about the insightful clerical sleuth dramatised by John Scotney.

Starring Andrew Sachs as Father Brown.

With Henry Stamper as McCandlish, Graham Blockey as Johnstone, David Sinclair as Dacre, Ellen McIntosh as Mrs MacDonald, James Bryce as Old Jamie and Guy Holden as the Barman.

The Piper: Brian Supple.

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1985.


WED 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
Series 2

Little Boy Blue

PC George Dixon and PC Andy Crawford investigate a break-in at Dock Green's local pinball palace.

Is one-time bad boy Geoff back to his old ways?

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder and Hamish Clark.

Written for TV by Ted Willis and adapted for radio by Sue Rodwell

George Dixon ...... David Calder
Andy Crawford ...... Hamish Clark
Geoff ...... Tom Lawrence
Annie ...... Hayley Doherty
Benny ...... Dan Winter
Tony ...... Michael Carolan
Taffy Davies ...... Matthew Thomas

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


WED 07:00 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nd0t5)
The Two Ivans

In a sleepy Russian town, a careless insult changes the lives of two neighbours. Stars Griff Rhys Jones. From March 2002.


WED 07:30 Down the Line (b01s8mq6)
Series 5

Episode 2

The ground-breaking Radio 4 phone-in show, hosted by the legendary Gary Bellamy and brought to you by the creators of The Fast Show.

Starring Rhys Thomas, with Amelia Bullmore, Simon Day, Felix Dexter, Charlie Higson, Lucy Montgomery, Adil Ray, Robert Popper and Paul Whitehouse.

Producers: Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse
A Down The Line production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1x5)
Series 2

The Television Set

Living in the only house in Railway Cuttings without a telly, the lad takes action.

Starring Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1955.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wsyk4)
Series 5

Ulysses

An Ancient Greek epic - and Bill Oddie sings the telephone directory.

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

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

Written by Tim Brooke-Taylor, Lizzie Evans, Derek Farmer 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 Leon Cohen and Bill Oddie.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1967.


WED 09:00 After Henry (b007jqqj)
Series 4

Little Women

"'I don't know which of the two masculine approaches is the more offensive - Gary's straight boorishness or Vernon's patronising, undervaluing gallantry".

Trying to put up a new shelf, Sarah goes to war in the battle of the sexes.

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
Vernon ...... Frederick Treves
Gary ...... Ian Michie

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 February 1989.


WED 09:30 It's Your Round (b00zm32d)
Series 1

Episode 6

Angus Deayton hosts the comedy panel show with no format.

Johnny Vaughan, Alan Davies, Roisin Conaty and Arthur Smith battle it out to see who can beat each other at their own games each has brought along.

Angus valiantly tries to make sure everyone comes out of it with their reputations intact.

Writers: Angus Deayton, Ged Parsons and Paul Powell

Devised by Benjamin Partridge

Producer: Sam Michell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2011.


WED 10:00 David Pownall (b01sdty0)
I Want to Go Home

And on the eighth day God created language. Little did he expect the confusion that would ensue...

David Pownall's comedy about the evolution of the English language.

I .... David Bamber
Want .... Joanna Monro
To Go .... Ben Crowe
Home .... Georgie Alexander
Cark .... Struan Rodger
Angel of the Eighth Day .... Andrew Scott
With John Hartley as the voice of God

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2000.


WED 11:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7xph)
Hurrah for the Hols, pt 1

A couple and their three young children struggle to enjoy a summer holiday in a hotel in Cornwall. Read by Tamsin Greig.


WED 11:15 Drama (b00770hp)
RK Narayan - A Tiger for Malgudi

By R K Narayan, dramatised by Ronald Frame.

Now the companion of a Sadu, an ageing tiger looks back on his life. A rich evocation of Indian life in the 1970s, this comic narrative views human absurdities through the eyes of a wild animal.

Directed by Lu Kemp.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1x5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wsyk4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y37bk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b0175jdk)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 8

The fearsome Miss Hilly ensures Skeeter's near total exclusion from the Jackson social set. Stars Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


WED 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00byr2s)
Galileo - Seeing Is Believing

Astronomer Heather Couper looks at the impact of Galileo's idea to systematically record his telescope observations. From June 2008.


WED 14:30 Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair (b01sdvlx)
Episode 8

Martin succumbs more and more to the power of the chair, but soon gets his comeuppance.

Michael Palin continues this ten-part reading of his first novel.

Producer: Rosemary Watts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1995.


WED 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpsc)
Episode 3

Unaffected by his seemingly miraculous recovery, Musa resumes his mercenary ways and abuse of his wife. Read by Sara Kestelman.


WED 15:00 David Pownall (b01sdty0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sdw1k)
Mel Giedroyc with Frank Cottrell Boyce's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, read for us by Richard Hammond. Plus more top 50 short stories from the 500 Words story competition.


WED 17:00 Stilgoe's Around (b00b1p8c)
From 22/7/1989

Richard Stilgoe explores the antiques market when he visits Christie's Auction rooms with his musical revue. From July 1989.


WED 17:30 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nd0t5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqwz)
Episode 3

A startling discovery is made by one defender of Albion.

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's four-part epic Tolkien parody.

CAST:

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodskar
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Mother of Agar …. Miriam Margolyes
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The High Bishop of Zylbor …. Aubrey Woods
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.


WED 18:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jtvb)
Episode 8

Lenina makes a move on John, but he is distracted by Linda's illness. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser. From April 2003.


WED 18:45 HG Wells (b01mlzcm)
The First Men in the Moon

Episode 3

The intrepid explorers encounter advanced, intelligent beings on the Moon - but it's a meeting of worlds that proves far from harmonious...

First published in 1901, HG Wells’ novel abridged by Neville Teller.

Read by Tim Pigott-Smith.

Producer: David Roper

Made by Heavy Entertainment for BBC Radio 4 and first broadcast in July 2007.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k1x5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wsyk4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y37bk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7xph)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Drama (b00770hp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Down the Line (b01s8mq6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Les Kelly's Britain (b01753jn)
Episode 2

Les Kelly hosts a magazine show from hell. Les is a cross between Jeremy Kyle and a slap in the face. He claims this is the only radio show for 'normal, decent people'.

Les meets Britain's first firm of emergency yodelers, a woman whose claim to fame is that she can walk backwards, and a man with such an embarrassing medical condition that Les refuses to have him on the show.

Starring Kevin Bishop as Les Kelly.

With:
Alan Francis
Pippa Evans
Laurence Howarth
Anthony Spargo

Written by Bill Dare and Julian Dutton.

Producer Bill Dare.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


WED 23:00 Buy Me Up TV (b009fnlx)
Episode 2

Another chance to hear the comedy series inspired by every shopping channel you've ever seen and every product you've never wanted to buy.

The series features Justin Edwards, Colin Hoult, Katherine Jakeways, Ewen MacIntosh, Alex MacQueen and Greg Proops. Tonight's special guest is Ruth Madoc.


WED 23:30 Knocker (b008g2dm)
Confidentialitydence

Experimental kitchen wipes sorely test market researcher Ian Dunn. Stars Neil Edmond and Paula Wilcox. From December 2007.


WED 23:45 Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment (b00890lj)
Episode 4

A birthday trip to the Highlands takes our hero's mind off his father's amateur interest in electro-convulsive shock therapy.

Peter Bradshaw continues his hilariously disturbing personal account of one boy's transition into adulthood in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of an eccentric father.

Read by the author.

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1999.



THURSDAY 16 MAY 2013

THU 00:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqwz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007jtvb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 00:45 HG Wells (b01mlzcm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y37bk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 After Henry (b007jqqj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 It's Your Round (b00zm32d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 David Pownall (b01sdty0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m7xph)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Drama (b00770hp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Stilgoe's Around (b00b1p8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nd0t5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y9tqf)
Series 1

6. The Hammer of God

Retribution that comes from above is not always divine.

Nevertheless Father Brown reaches the evil in the heart of the good...

Series of GK Chesterton's stories about the insightful clerical sleuth dramatised by John Scotney.

Starring Andrew Sachs as Father Brown.

With Bryan Matheson as Wilfred Boedric, Phillip Manikum as Doctor Westley, Paul Nicholson as Norman Boedric, Tony Phillips as Simeon Barnes, Deborah Paige as Mrs Thurston, Robin Summers as PC Barton, David Sinclair as Inspector Stow and John Webb as Josian Risby.

Directed at BBC Bristol by Alec Reid.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1985.


THU 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016n8zj)
Series 2

The Gentle Scratcher

Some counterfeit money turns up at the Dock Green Social Club and PC George Dixon thinks he knows who's responsible.

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder and Hamish Clark.

Written for TV by Ted Willis and adapted for radio by Sue Rodwell

George Dixon ...... David Calder
Andy Crawford ...... Hamish Clark
Fred ...... Andrew Sachs
Olive ...... Jacqueline Tong
Edwin ...... Geoffrey Collins

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


THU 07:00 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076hn4)
Series 1

She's Funny That Way

Could the return of an old flame mark the end of Roy and George's musical marriage? Stars Ram Jam Holder. From November 2003.


THU 07:30 Mark Thomas: The Manifesto (b01s8qy0)
Series 5

London

Comedian-activist Mark Thomas concludes his "People's Manifesto" back in the BBC Radio Theatre. Producer: Colin Anderson.


THU 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jl9m)
Series 1

Command Decision

Captain Mainwaring gets an offer of weapons for the platoon, but there's a catch...

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

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

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Fraser …. John Laurie
Private Walker …. James Beck
Colonel Square …. Geoffrey Lumsden
Driver …. David Sinclair
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b019cg4z)
From 15/05/1957

Dick Bentley and Jimmy Edwards ponder their future, while 'The Glums' meet Eth's family.

Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley, June Whitfield and Wallace Eton.

Classic comedy scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Music from The Keynotes and the BBC Revue Orchestra with Peter Akister.
Announcer: Brian Matthews
Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1957.


THU 09:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k04h)
The Brew That Is True

June's passion for station manager, David has so far been unrequited. But an interesting recipe in Old Cronwick's Book of Potions from Field and Forest should change all that...

Meanwhile, Rocket is expecting to meet an old flame when the Royal Train is diverted through the station.

Peter Davison and Michael Williams star in Peter Morfoot's railway sitcom.

David ...... Peter Davison
Rocket ...... Michael Williams
June ...... Rosemary Martin
Points ...... Phillippa Wilson
Hattie ...... Madge Hindle
Sodd ...... Chris Emmett

Other parts played by Paul Jenkins.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.


THU 09:30 Whispers (b007k2zk)
Series 2

Episode 3

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz show with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart.

Simon Fanshawe and Charles Collingwood join team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip.

Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2004.


THU 10:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans (b007jljv)
1. Under Siege

The daughters of Colonel Munro are led into danger by vengeful Huron, Magua.

J. Fenimore Cooper's epic set amidst the struggle between the British and the French for control of North America. Dramatised in two-parts by David Calcutt.

CAST:

Narrator …. Garrick Hagon
Major Heyward …. Philip Franks
Uncas …. Clarence Smith
Cora …. Helen McCory
Magua …. Alfredo Michelsen
General Munro …. Russell Dixon
Chingachgook …. Okon Jones
Alice …. Naomi Radcliffe
General Montcalm …. John Jardine
Hawkeye …. Michael Feast

Producer: Michael Fox

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995


THU 11:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m81sw)
Hurrah for the Hols, pt 2

Funny, sensuous and poignant short story about married love and how children change the rhythm of life. Read by Tamsin Greig.


THU 11:15 David Pownall (b01sdzqz)
Hard Frosts in Florence

4 Extra Debut. A troubled Michelangelo returns to Florence to view his statue of David - 'flesh caught in stone' - for the last time. Specially written for the late Paul Scofield.


THU 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jl9m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b019cg4z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y9tqf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016n8zj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b0175q86)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 9

Minny worries Miss Celia faces humiliation at the Junior League Annual Benefit, and Skeeter has a deadline. Stars Alibe Parsons.


THU 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00byr2d)
Newton - A Matter of Some Gravity

Astronomer Heather Couper looks at how Isaac Newton's mathematical brilliance put the laws of physics on a firm foundation. From June 2008.


THU 14:30 Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair (b01sdzr3)
Episode 9

Martin's drunken antics lead him into a field of bulls, and Ruth starts to worry about him...

Michael Palin continues this ten-part reading of his first novel.

Producer: Rosemary Watts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1995.


THU 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpsf)
Episode 4

Unscrupulous Musa begins to extort money and possessions from the cave visitors, who meekly concede. Read by Sara Kestelman.


THU 15:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans (b007jljv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sf02m)
Mel Giedroyc with Richard Hammond's exclusive reading of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again by Frank Cottrell Boyce. And more top 50 stories from the 500 Words story contest.


THU 17:00 King Street Junior (b007jnkg)
Series 9

A Bridge to Afar

The happiest days of your life? Well, that depends....

As workmen dig up the playground, lessons are learned when an old boy visits the school.

Created by Jim Eldridge, ten series of this comedy about a junior school ran between 1985 and 1998. King Street Junior Revisited ran from 2002 to 2005.

Written by Paul Copley.

Stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, James Grout as the Headmaster, Deirdre Costello as Mrs Patterson, Paul Copley as Mr Long, Marlene Sidaway as Miss Lewis, Margaret John as Mrs Stone, Vivienne Martin as Mrs Rudd, Ronald Hines as Harold Harper, John Hollis as Mr Ridley, Carla Prosser as Trish, Danielle Del Guidice as Sophie and Maredith Plancencia as May Miao Lee.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1996.


THU 17:30 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076hn4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqyx)
Episode 4

Can the assembled forces of Radox the Green win the battle?

The conclusion of Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody.

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The Evil Flesh-Eating Lord of Craarn …. Aubrey Woods
Baddedas the Blue …. Ballard Berkeley
Hob-Lob, The Monstrous Spider …. Bob Grant
Xanspur, the Skylord …. Michael Cule
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.


THU 18:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007qhgg)
Episode 9

Bernard worries as John tries to foster rebellion amongst the Delta grades. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser. From April 2003.


THU 18:45 HG Wells (b01mm3cf)
The First Men in the Moon

Episode 4

Intrepid explorers Bedford and Cavor must run for their lives to escape the inhabitants of the moon - the Selenites.

First published in 1901, HG Wells’ novel abridged by Neville Teller.

Read by Tim Pigott-Smith.

Producer: David Roper

Made by Heavy Entertainment for BBC Radio 4 and first broadcast in July 2007.


THU 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jl9m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b019cg4z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y9tqf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016n8zj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m81sw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 David Pownall (b01sdzqz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Mark Thomas: The Manifesto (b01s8qy0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Old Harry's Game (b00j16ky)
Series 7

Episode 4

Why is a baby in Hell? Only God can bring people back to life, but can God be persuaded?

Stars Andy Hamilton as Satan, Annette Crosbie as Edith, Robert Duncan as Scumspawn, Jimmy Mulville as Thomas and Timothy West as God.

Other roles played by Felicity Montagu

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.


THU 23:00 Delve Special (b00t3xrt)
Series 1

The Shifton Scandal

Why did a Government Minister support the plan to build London's Third Airport 20 miles north east of Birmingham?

David Lander now attempts to answer that question by examining in detail the sex scandal which rocked the government and caused a sensation in 1982.

Studio production by Stephen Fry, Moray Watson, Jan Ravens and Jack Klaff.

With Brenda Bleythn, Mark Arden, Tony Robinson, Stephen Frost and Felicity Montague.

Dramatic reconstruction by Peter Wear, Phil Nice, Hilda Schroder, Brett Usher and Colin Starkey.

Researched and compiled by Tony Sarchet.

Editor: Paul Mayhew-Archer.

Delve Special ran for four series from 1984 to 1987 and later transferred to TV as: This is David Lander.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1984.


THU 23:30 The Skivers (b007jwrv)
Series 1

Rodney Bewes

Fathers' Mastermind, and a new-style triathlon.

Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh's skilful sketch show with special guest Rodney Bewes who reveals his specialist subject.

Written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh.

With Peter Bradshaw and Mel Giedroyc

Producer: Jon Naismith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1994.



FRIDAY 17 MAY 2013

FRI 00:00 Hordes of the Things (b007jqyx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007qhgg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 00:45 HG Wells (b01mm3cf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:45 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Father Brown Stories (b00y9tqf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016n8zj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k04h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Whispers (b007k2zk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans (b007jljv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m81sw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 David Pownall (b01sdzqz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 King Street Junior (b007jnkg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076hn4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Father Brown Stories (b00yb1z9)
Series 1

The Sins of Prince Saradine

A case of eloping noblemen, blood feuds and vengeful thoughts. Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's insightful clerical sleuth.


FRI 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q2l1)
Series 2

The Captain

A series of burglaries on empty houses bears all the trademarks of one of Dock Green's most colourful characters.

But is PC Andy Crawford a bit too keen to make an arrest?

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder and Hamish Clark.

Written for TV by Ted Willis and adapted for radio by Sue Rodwell

George Dixon ...... David Calder
Andy Crawford ...... Hamish Clark
Tom Carr ...... Jonathan Gunning
The Captain ...... Bill Wallis
Maurie ...... Jonathan Tafler

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


FRI 07:00 The Pickerskill Reports (b0132k5b)
Series 2

Timothy Spoontz

Written and Directed by Andrew McGibbon.

When the new progressive headmaster Mike Poulson Jabby decides to impose an austerity drive in the seventies, the quality of the school's food is compromised as part of the tedious process. But the inventive agricultural talents of young boarder, Timothy Spoontz, helped by his successful father's growing agricultural business, provide the school and Castlereagh House with it's own privately delivered supply of food - until Mike Poulson Jabby gets wind of it.

Cast:
Dr Henry Pickerskill ...... Ian McDiarmid
Timothy Spoontz ....... Harry McEntire
Mike Poulson Jabby ...... Mike Priest
Lefty Rogers ....... Tony Gardner
Stanislaw ....... Mike Sarne
Stealgroynes ...... Jack Edwards
Calman ........ Kris Saddler
Moorcroft ...... Joe Cooper
Matron ... ... Mia Soteriou

Producers: Nick Romero and Andrew McGibbon
A Curtains For Radio Production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 07:30 The Write Stuff (b01sd23j)
Series 2

The Bronte Sisters

James Walton chairs the literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Frank Delaney and Harry Ritchie.

Author of the week: The Brontë Sisters

Reader: Becky Hindley

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1999.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b0082hrd)
Series 8

Buoying Up

Buoys will be buoys when HMS Troutbridge is sent on a top secret mission...

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

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Incidental Music by Tommy Riley and James Moody.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in September 1966.


FRI 08:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b007js4v)
From 22/01/1984

Michael Bentine stars as the great Tibetan mystic U Tug, members of the British Bath Craftsman's Guild, the Toastmaster, the entire United Nations and occasionally himself.

The ultimate one man show written and performed by the host. Listen in and you’ll believe that telephone boxes can fly.

Producer: Jamie Rix

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1984.


FRI 09:00 Clare in the Community (b00fw5jh)
Series 2

Relax

Romantic Brian is plotting to surprise the social worker on holiday. Stars Sally Phillips and Gemma Craven. From November 2005.


FRI 09:30 The Brothers (b00pcn0m)
Series 3

Mix Tape

Despite a new office, Nigel and Michael still struggle with life. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From February 2007.


FRI 10:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans (b007jpng)
2. The Pursuit

As the brutal war rages, Huron chief Magua captures Colonel Munro's daughters.

Hawkeye, Captain Heyward and the Mohicans set out in pursuit...

Conclusion of J Fenimore Cooper's epic set amidst the struggle between the British and the French for control of North America. Dramatised in two-parts by David Calcutt.

CAST:

Hawkeye …. Michael Feast
Major Heyward …. Philip Franks
Cora …. Helen McCrory
Alice …. Naomi Radcliffe
Chingachgook …. Okon Jones
Uncas …. Clarence Smith
Magua …. Alfredo Michelsen
General Munro …. Russell Dixon
General Montcalm …. John Jardine
David …. Robert Whelan
Tamenund …. Joe Speare
The Narrator …. Garrick Hagon

Producer: Michael Fox

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995


FRI 11:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m850d)
Scan

Intimate and moving story about a young woman on the brink of romance, who goes alone for a brain scan. Read by Clare Corbett.


FRI 11:15 David Pownall - Nyama (b00s0wrb)
David Pownall's cautionary tale about a money-crazed entrepreneur who transports a pickled whale from the Cape of Good Hope round Southern Africa and makes a fortune.

Other parts played by Alison Pettitt, John Biggins, David Seddon, Michael Shelford and Keeley Beresford

Music composed and performed by Russell Taylor and Steve Cooke.

Directed by Peter Kavanagh.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b0082hrd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b007js4v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Father Brown Stories (b00yb1z9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q2l1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b0176p41)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help

Episode 10

The maids anticipate their book's arrival in stores. Will the ladies of Jackson recognize themselves? Stars Alibe Parsons.


FRI 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00byr2g)
Halley - A Comet's Tale

Astronomer Heather Couper considers how Edmund Halley went about calculating the orbit of a comet. From June 2008.


FRI 14:30 Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair (b01sf1x0)
Episode 10

Martin returns to the post office, seeking Geraldine. Meanwhile, Nick anticipates a big day.

Michael Palin concludes this ten-part reading of his first novel.

Producer: Rosemary Watts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1995.


FRI 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpsh)
Episode 5

Musa convinces the others that mysterious stranger in the cave cured him and they now seek his help. Read by Sara Kestelman.


FRI 15:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans (b007jpng)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sf21z)
Mel Giedroyc concludes Frank Cottrell Boyce's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again.


FRI 17:00 Second Thoughts (b00k2fl1)
Series 3

Room With a Queue

Hannah is off to university, so Bill and Faith bicker over who gets her vacated bedroom.

Sitcom about the battles of divorcees Bill and Faith beginning married life, whilst balancing the demands of his ex-wife, Liza and her teenage children, Hannah and Joe.

Stars Lynda Bellingham as Faith, James Bolam as Bill, Celia Imrie as Hilary, Belinda Lang as Liza, Emma Gregory as Hannah and Mark Denham as Joe.

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

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

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1991.


FRI 17:30 The Pickerskill Reports (b0132k5b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jlpk)
1. A Journey and a Funeral

Retired solicitor Arthur Kipps recalls his visit to the remote market town of Crythin Gifford - and the isolated house of the reclusive Mrs Drablow...

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

Dramatised in four parts by Jon Strickland.

Young Kipps ...... Robert Glenister
Old Kipps ...... John Woodvine
Esme ...... Paula Tilbrook
Samuel ...... Rod Arthur
Tomes ...... Christopher Kent
Bentley ...... Stuart Richman
Isobelle ...... Jane Marlow
Oliver ...... Jason Done

Music composed by Derek Pearce.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Chris Wallis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in December 1993.


FRI 18:30 Aldous Huxley - Brave New World (b007q9yw)
Episode 10

Disenchanted with society, John decides to seek solitude. Nightmare vision of the future concluded by Anton Lesser. From April 2003.


FRI 18:45 HG Wells (b01mmrhb)
The First Men in the Moon

Episode 5

Intrepid explorers Bedford and Cavor’s first mission to the moon comes to a surprising and unexpected conclusion.

First published in 1901, HG Wells’ novel abridged by Neville Teller.

Concluded by Tim Pigott-Smith.

Producer: David Roper

Made by Heavy Entertainment for BBC Radio 4 and first broadcast in July 2007.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b0082hrd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b007js4v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Father Brown Stories (b00yb1z9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q2l1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives (b01m850d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 David Pownall - Nyama (b00s0wrb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 Mark Steel's in Town (b00j7522)
Series 1

Boston

Comedian Mark Steel visits Boston in Lincolnshire to take a look at the Stump and sprouts and see for himself why the inhabitants have no need of a handbrake. With a guest appearance from a Boston rapper he presents a show to the locals and tries and work out what makes the town so distinctive. From March 2009.

Producer - Julia McKenzie.


FRI 22:30 The Consultants (b0076pm3)
Series 2

Episode 2

The Consultants are facing legal problems after Jack and Jill's accident at work and the unfortunate demise of Dr Foster during an activity weekend in The Cotswolds.

There's also a chance to re-remember their recently destroyed war serial "we dive to serve".

The Consultants are Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

Producer: Will Saunders

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2003.


FRI 23:00 Alan Parker's 59 Minutes of Truth (b00yjvx4)
Episode 2

The urban warrior's comedy-music mix includes a how-to guide to seeing gigs for free.

More undeniable truths to a nation crying out for direction and guidance.

Written by and starring Simon Munnery.

With Peter Serafinowicz and Mandy Knight.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 1 in February 1995.




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

Act Your Age 02:30 SAT (b00qvm9f)

Adventures in Science 07:15 SUN (b00fg4tt)

Adventures in Science 13:15 SUN (b00fg4tt)

After Henry 09:00 WED (b007jqqj)

After Henry 02:00 THU (b007jqqj)

Alan Parker's 59 Minutes of Truth 23:00 FRI (b00yjvx4)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 SAT (b007rkyx)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 18:30 MON (b007jts8)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 TUE (b007jts8)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 18:30 TUE (b007jtt4)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 WED (b007jtt4)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 18:30 WED (b007jtvb)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 THU (b007jtvb)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 18:30 THU (b007qhgg)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 FRI (b007qhgg)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 18:30 FRI (b007q9yw)

Archie's the Boy 08:00 SUN (b007jsl1)

Archie's the Boy 20:00 SUN (b007jsl1)

Archie's the Boy 03:00 MON (b007jsl1)

Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies 23:45 MON (b007jrmj)

Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies 09:45 TUE (b007jrmj)

Armando Iannucci - Facts And Fancies 02:45 WED (b007jrmj)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 18:00 SUN (b011cjhh)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 00:00 MON (b011cjhh)

Artists 09:30 MON (b00xbh8b)

Artists 02:30 TUE (b00xbh8b)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 13:15 SAT (b007jmgw)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 03:15 SUN (b007jmgw)

Buy Me Up TV 23:00 WED (b009fnlx)

Change at Oglethorpe 09:00 THU (b007k04h)

Change at Oglethorpe 02:00 FRI (b007k04h)

Charles Parker Prize 23:00 SAT (b01sd0zt)

Clare in the Community 02:00 SAT (b00fslwd)

Clare in the Community 09:00 FRI (b00fw5jh)

Comedy Controller 09:00 SAT (b007jq4z)

Comedy Controller 19:00 SAT (b007jq4z)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 MON (b00bvsch)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 TUE (b00bvscm)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 WED (b00byr2s)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 THU (b00byr2d)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 FRI (b00byr2g)

Dad's Army 14:00 SAT (b007jrv9)

Dad's Army 08:00 THU (b007jl9m)

Dad's Army 12:00 THU (b007jl9m)

Dad's Army 19:00 THU (b007jl9m)

David Pownall - Nyama 11:15 FRI (b00s0wrb)

David Pownall - Nyama 21:15 FRI (b00s0wrb)

David Pownall 06:00 SAT (b01scyx8)

David Pownall 06:45 SAT (b01scyxb)

David Pownall 16:00 SAT (b01scyx8)

David Pownall 16:45 SAT (b01scyxb)

David Pownall 04:00 SUN (b01scyx8)

David Pownall 04:45 SUN (b01scyxb)

David Pownall 13:30 SUN (b01sd285)

David Pownall 03:30 MON (b01sd285)

David Pownall 10:00 TUE (b01sdqzy)

David Pownall 15:00 TUE (b01sdqzy)

David Pownall 03:00 WED (b01sdqzy)

David Pownall 10:00 WED (b01sdty0)

David Pownall 15:00 WED (b01sdty0)

David Pownall 03:00 THU (b01sdty0)

David Pownall 11:15 THU (b01sdzqz)

David Pownall 21:15 THU (b01sdzqz)

David Pownall 04:15 FRI (b01sdzqz)

Delve Special 23:00 THU (b00t3xrt)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01sd1zs)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01sd1zs)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01sd1zs)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 WED (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 WED (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 WED (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 THU (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 THU (b016n8zj)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 THU (b016n8zj)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 THU (b016n8zj)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 FRI (b016n8zj)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 FRI (b016q2l1)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 FRI (b016q2l1)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 FRI (b016q2l1)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 07:00 THU (b0076hn4)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 17:30 THU (b0076hn4)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 05:30 FRI (b0076hn4)

Down the Line 07:30 WED (b01s8mq6)

Down the Line 22:00 WED (b01s8mq6)

Drama 04:15 SAT (b00dzmcf)

Drama 11:15 TUE (b0077605)

Drama 21:15 TUE (b0077605)

Drama 04:15 WED (b0077605)

Drama 11:15 WED (b00770hp)

Drama 21:15 WED (b00770hp)

Drama 04:15 THU (b00770hp)

EM Forster Short Stories 10:45 SUN (b017gvd8)

EM Forster Short Stories 21:45 SUN (b017gvd8)

EM Forster Short Stories 01:45 MON (b017gvd8)

Ed Reardon's Week 07:30 SUN (b0089m79)

Ed Reardon's Week 22:00 SUN (b0089m79)

Edgar Allan Poe 18:30 SAT (b007jpt5)

Edgar Allan Poe 00:30 SUN (b007jpt5)

Ethel Lena White - The Lady Vanishes 03:00 SAT (b017557m)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 SAT (b00y25xk)

Father Brown Stories 06:00 MON (b00y2x2c)

Father Brown Stories 13:00 MON (b00y2x2c)

Father Brown Stories 20:00 MON (b00y2x2c)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 TUE (b00y2x2c)

Father Brown Stories 06:00 TUE (b00y32hg)

Father Brown Stories 13:00 TUE (b00y32hg)

Father Brown Stories 20:00 TUE (b00y32hg)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 WED (b00y32hg)

Father Brown Stories 06:00 WED (b00y37bk)

Father Brown Stories 13:00 WED (b00y37bk)

Father Brown Stories 20:00 WED (b00y37bk)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 THU (b00y37bk)

Father Brown Stories 06:00 THU (b00y9tqf)

Father Brown Stories 13:00 THU (b00y9tqf)

Father Brown Stories 20:00 THU (b00y9tqf)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 FRI (b00y9tqf)

Father Brown Stories 06:00 FRI (b00yb1z9)

Father Brown Stories 13:00 FRI (b00yb1z9)

Father Brown Stories 20:00 FRI (b00yb1z9)

Flying the Flag 17:00 MON (b007jx8y)

Flying the Flag 05:00 TUE (b007jx8y)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b0112csx)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b0112csx)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b0112csx)

HG Wells 18:45 MON (b01mlrdw)

HG Wells 00:45 TUE (b01mlrdw)

HG Wells 18:45 TUE (b01mltrs)

HG Wells 00:45 WED (b01mltrs)

HG Wells 18:45 WED (b01mlzcm)

HG Wells 00:45 THU (b01mlzcm)

HG Wells 18:45 THU (b01mm3cf)

HG Wells 00:45 FRI (b01mm3cf)

HG Wells 18:45 FRI (b01mmrhb)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007k1x5)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007k1x5)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007k1x5)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 11:00 MON (b01m7tjd)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 21:00 MON (b01m7tjd)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 04:00 TUE (b01m7tjd)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 11:00 TUE (b01m7w37)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 21:00 TUE (b01m7w37)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 04:00 WED (b01m7w37)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 11:00 WED (b01m7xph)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 21:00 WED (b01m7xph)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 04:00 THU (b01m7xph)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 11:00 THU (b01m81sw)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 21:00 THU (b01m81sw)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 04:00 FRI (b01m81sw)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 11:00 FRI (b01m850d)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 21:00 FRI (b01m850d)

Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener 10:00 MON (b007jx95)

Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener 15:00 MON (b007jx95)

Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener 03:00 TUE (b007jx95)

Hordes of the Things 18:00 MON (b0089b37)

Hordes of the Things 00:00 TUE (b0089b37)

Hordes of the Things 18:00 TUE (b007jqts)

Hordes of the Things 00:00 WED (b007jqts)

Hordes of the Things 18:00 WED (b007jqwz)

Hordes of the Things 00:00 THU (b007jqwz)

Hordes of the Things 18:00 THU (b007jqyx)

Hordes of the Things 00:00 FRI (b007jqyx)

How Tickled Am I? 11:30 SUN (b007jt19)

How Tickled Am I? 19:30 SUN (b007jt19)

How Tickled Am I? 02:30 MON (b007jt19)

I Think I've Got a Problem 23:00 TUE (b00cl6vl)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 14:30 SAT (b00wmxgc)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00wsyk4)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00wsyk4)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00wsyk4)

It's Your Round 09:30 WED (b00zm32d)

It's Your Round 02:30 THU (b00zm32d)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 10:00 THU (b007jljv)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 15:00 THU (b007jljv)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 03:00 FRI (b007jljv)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 10:00 FRI (b007jpng)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 15:00 FRI (b007jpng)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 MON (b01slpsr)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 TUE (b01slps9)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 WED (b01slpsc)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 THU (b01slpsf)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 FRI (b01slpsh)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 06:00 SUN (b01706qc)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 12:00 SUN (b01706qc)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 14:00 MON (b0170d8m)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 14:00 TUE (b0170nr0)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 14:00 WED (b0175jdk)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 14:00 THU (b0175q86)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 14:00 FRI (b0176p41)

Kerry's List 07:30 TUE (b01s7yvx)

Kerry's List 22:00 TUE (b01s7yvx)

King Street Junior 17:00 THU (b007jnkg)

King Street Junior 05:00 FRI (b007jnkg)

Knocker 23:30 WED (b008g2dm)

Les Kelly's Britain 22:30 WED (b01753jn)

Listen Against 23:30 SUN (b00fgt0r)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01sczkr)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01sczkr)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01sczkr)

Louisa May Alcott - Little Women 09:30 SUN (b007jqrn)

Louisa May Alcott - Little Women 17:30 SUN (b007jqrn)

Louisa May Alcott - Little Women 05:30 MON (b007jqrn)

MR James 00:45 SAT (b00pfljb)

Mark Steel's in Town 22:00 FRI (b00j7522)

Mark Thomas: The Manifesto 07:30 THU (b01s8qy0)

Mark Thomas: The Manifesto 22:00 THU (b01s8qy0)

Married 07:00 MON (b007vkjd)

Married 17:30 MON (b007vkjd)

Married 05:30 TUE (b007vkjd)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01sd298)

Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair 14:30 MON (b01sdcy9)

Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair 14:30 TUE (b01sdrsn)

Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair 14:30 WED (b01sdvlx)

Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair 14:30 THU (b01sdzr3)

Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair 14:30 FRI (b01sf1x0)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 07:00 WED (b00nd0t5)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 17:30 WED (b00nd0t5)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 05:30 THU (b00nd0t5)

Old Harry's Game 22:30 THU (b00j16ky)

On Baby Street 07:00 TUE (b00snqqq)

On Baby Street 17:30 TUE (b00snqqq)

On Baby Street 05:30 WED (b00snqqq)

Oscar Wilde 04:00 SAT (b007k0vk)

Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment 23:45 WED (b00890lj)

Planet B 00:00 SAT (b00yy62r)

Pleased to Meet You 23:30 TUE (b007k2kz)

Rhod Gilbert's Bulging Barrel of Laughs 22:00 SAT (b00v4x0d)

Round the Horne 08:00 MON (b007k1g4)

Round the Horne 12:00 MON (b007k1g4)

Round the Horne 19:00 MON (b007k1g4)

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book 09:00 SUN (b00csypl)

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book 17:00 SUN (b00csypl)

Second Thoughts 05:00 SAT (b00jzckp)

Second Thoughts 17:00 FRI (b00k2fl1)

Sketchorama 09:00 MON (b01sdcvs)

Sketchorama 22:30 MON (b01sdcvs)

Sketchorama 02:00 TUE (b01sdcvs)

Stilgoe's Around 17:00 WED (b00b1p8c)

Stilgoe's Around 05:00 THU (b00b1p8c)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 18:00 FRI (b007jlpk)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b019cg4z)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b019cg4z)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b019cg4z)

Terry Pratchett 18:00 SAT (b007ncfp)

Terry Pratchett 00:00 SUN (b007ncfp)

That Reminds Me 11:00 SUN (b007jn3t)

That Reminds Me 19:00 SUN (b007jn3t)

That Reminds Me 02:00 MON (b007jn3t)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01sdpnd)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01sdrym)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01sdw1k)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01sf02m)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01sf21z)

The Ape That Got Lucky 22:30 SUN (b0081cbz)

The Brothers 09:30 FRI (b00pcn0m)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b020td84)

The Consultants 22:30 FRI (b0076pm3)

The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b01sd0b9)

The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b01sd0b9)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 08:30 MON (b01sdcqw)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 12:30 MON (b01sdcqw)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 19:30 MON (b01sdcqw)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007jln0)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jln0)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jln0)

The Ken Dodd Show 08:30 TUE (b007jx51)

The Ken Dodd Show 12:30 TUE (b007jx51)

The Ken Dodd Show 19:30 TUE (b007jx51)

The Men from the Ministry 08:30 SUN (b010nrtm)

The Men from the Ministry 15:30 SUN (b010nrtm)

The Men from the Ministry 20:30 SUN (b010nrtm)

The Michael Bentine Show 08:30 FRI (b007js4v)

The Michael Bentine Show 12:30 FRI (b007js4v)

The Michael Bentine Show 19:30 FRI (b007js4v)

The Museum of Everything 22:30 TUE (b00gs2nj)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b0082hrd)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b0082hrd)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b0082hrd)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b01sdq4j)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b01sdq4j)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b01sdq4j)

The Pickerskill Reports 05:30 SAT (b012wxxr)

The Pickerskill Reports 07:00 FRI (b0132k5b)

The Pickerskill Reports 17:30 FRI (b0132k5b)

The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket 17:00 TUE (b007jrtr)

The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket 05:00 WED (b007jrtr)

The Skivers 23:30 THU (b007jwrv)

The Unbelievable Truth 07:30 MON (b01s7zpg)

The Unbelievable Truth 22:00 MON (b01s7zpg)

The Write Stuff 07:30 FRI (b01sd23j)

Unofficial Rosie 01:30 SAT (b007jlgr)

Unofficial Rosie 06:30 MON (b007jlh0)

Unofficial Rosie 13:30 MON (b007jlh0)

Unofficial Rosie 20:30 MON (b007jlh0)

Unofficial Rosie 01:30 TUE (b007jlh0)

Unofficial Rosie 06:30 TUE (b007jlhs)

Unofficial Rosie 13:30 TUE (b007jlhs)

Unofficial Rosie 20:30 TUE (b007jlhs)

Unofficial Rosie 01:30 WED (b007jlhs)

Vent 23:00 SUN (b00svcbq)

Whispers 09:30 THU (b007k2zk)

Whispers 02:30 FRI (b007k2zk)