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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2013

SAT 00:00 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.


SAT 00:30 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.


SAT 00:45 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.


SAT 01:00 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.


SAT 01:30 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.


SAT 02:00 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.


SAT 02:30 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.


SAT 03:00 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


SAT 04:00 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.


SAT 04:15 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.


SAT 05:00 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.


SAT 05:30 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.


SAT 06:00 David Pownall (b01shn7f)
Under the Table

Spring 1945: A boy overcomes his terror of a world at war to demand of Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin - who are meeting in his grandfather's greenhouse - a reason why his mother is now widowed and inconsolable.

Starring David Calder as the storyteller, Kenneth Cranham as Seph Hammer, Robert Lang as Churchill, Andrew Sachs as Stalin, David Healy as Roosevelt, Jonathan Keeble as Hitler, Oliver Senton as Jack, Becky Hindley as Rusty, Maureen O’Brien as May Hammer, Peter Yapp as Mr Hunt, Natasha Pyne as Rouille, Andrew Branch as Bags and David Antrobus as Trevor.

Music composed by Neil Brand and performed by Sarah Homer.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


SAT 07:30 Fabulous Flops (b0146g6q)
More Fabulous Flops

Episode 4

Paul Roseby concludes his look at Tinseltown turkeys with shows that got big laughs on Broadway for all the wrong reasons.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
Series 6

Episode 26

From Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, the American funny man introduces Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, and Jessica Lea Mayfield. From 2010.


SAT 09:00 It's a Painful Business: On the Hour with Eddie Mair (b015bf2k)
BBC Radio 4 PM presenter Eddie Mair reveals why he joined the Newsroom in his celebration of the landmark radio series On the Hour.

Featuring:

On the Hour Series 1 ep 4/5
Chris Morris hosts the news spoof, and the sport must go on for bereaved Alan Partridge. With Steve Coogan. From August 1991.

On the Hour Series 2 ep 2/6
Alan Partridge is at the Olympics. Barbara Wintergreen is in America. Chris Morris fronts the news satire. From April 1992

On the Hour Series 2 ep 6/6
An outside broadcast goes down, and a bluebottle rampages across Essex. Chris Morris fronts the news satire. From May 1992.

Knowing Me, Knowing You
Aha! Alan Partridge faces up to a nine-year-old prodigy, a hypnotist and a bad boy lawyer. Stars Steve Coogan. From December 1992.

Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive
The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles Live 8 and white-collar boxing matches. With David Mitchell. From June 2005.

On the Hour Christmas Special
All the festive headlines. Chris Morris hosts the steaming flambéed news spoof. With Steve Coogan. From December 1991.


SAT 12:00 15 Minute Drama (b01shnxl)
How Does That Make You Feel

Series 4 Omnibus

Series 4 Omnibus. Therapist Martha braces herself for the arrival of her patients, including an MP with a troublesome son. Stars Frances Tomelty.


SAT 13:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmhd)
The Metropolitan Line Murder

Journalist Polly seeks help from an enigmatic old customer in a London teahouse over her friend's killing. Stars Bernard Hepton.


SAT 14:00 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.


SAT 14:30 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.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 David Pownall (b01shn7f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 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.


SAT 18:00 Fear on 4 (b007jpxl)
Series 4

Dark Feathers

The Man in Black introduces the dark mystery of a less than idyllic return for Fay to the West Country.

Another in a series of nerve-tinglers from Fear on 4.

Starring Joanna Myers as Fay and Edward de Souza as the Man in Black.

With Emily Richard as Jenny, Melinda Walker as Jenny's Mum, Jonathan Adams as Mr Batcombe, Matthew Morgan as Paul, Katie Jenkins as Young Fay and Siriol Jenkins as Young Jenny.

Written by Denise Sims.

Producer: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.


SAT 18:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jsry)
The Fall of the House of Usher

Episode 2

As his behaviour starts to change, Roderick Usher reveals his terrible secret...

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

Edgar Allan Poe's classic gothic horror story, first published in 1839.

Concluded by Sean Barrett.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in September 2003.


SAT 19:00 It's a Painful Business: On the Hour with Eddie Mair (b015bf2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Eddie Izzard (b00hhjfd)
Unrepeatable

The garrulous stand-up comedian entertains an audience at London's Albery Theatre, with a host of eclectic themes. From 1994.


SAT 23:00 Saturday Drama (b0128fkt)
White Nights

By Ann Cleeves.

Dramatised for radio by Iain Finlay MacLeod.

Atmospheric crime drama set in Shetland at midsummer - the time of white nights, when the sun never quite leaves the sky and birds sing at midnight.

The launch of Bella Sinclair's art exhibition, at the Herring House Gallery in the remote hamlet of Biddista, is ruined by the appearance of a distressed stranger, claiming amnesia. The man is later found hanged but local detective Jimmy Perez has a hunch that it's murder not suicide.

When the dead stranger is finally identified, strands of clues point towards a dark secret held deep within the collective memory of the community, one which has brought death to the present.

Cast:

D.I. Jimmy Perez ..... Steven Robertson
Kenny ..... Finlay Welsh
Edith ..... Anne Lacey
Bella ..... Eileen McCallum
Fran ..... Tracy Wiles
D.I. Roy Taylor ..... Robin Laing
Peter ..... Steven McNicoll
Roddy ..... Finn den Hertog

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.



SUNDAY 19 MAY 2013

SUN 00:00 Fear on 4 (b007jpxl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Edgar Allan Poe (b007jsry)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b011cfjy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 15 Minute Drama (b01shnxl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmhd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 David Pownall (b01shn7f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 The Write Stuff (b01sd23j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Kathryn Stockett - The Help (b01770v8)
Kathryn Stockett - The Help Omnibus

Episode 2

As racial tension rises in America, Miss Skeeter's interviews may land the maids in trouble. Kathryn Stockett's acclaimed novel, read by Alibe Parsons and Laurel Lefkow.


SUN 07:15 The Science of DIY (b008wfcc)
The Wheelbarrow

The art of construction deconstructed. Len Fisher and fellow experts reveal the importance of leverage when conveying a load.


SUN 07:30 Ed Reardon's Week (b008crmm)
Series 4

The Wrong Fleece

Ed has had the kind of idea a writer gets perhaps once in a lifetime. Unfortunately, he can't remember where he put it. Stars Christopher Douglas. From November 2007.


SUN 08:00 Educating Archie (b00g9m6d)
From 30/01/1957

Archie Andrews and Brough decide it's to move out to the country and buy a farm.

Radio ventriloquism from Peter Brough and schoolboy, Archie Andrews.

With Dick Emery, Deryck Guyler, Ken Platt, Hilda Braid and Peter Hawkins.

Running from 1950- 1958, Educating Archie introduced a number of soon-to-be household names to listeners, including Tony Hancock, Benny Hill, Harry Secombe, Dick Emery, Hattie Jacques, Bruce Forsyth and Max Bygraves - all taking a turn in tutoring Archie.

Script by George Wadmore, Ronald Wolfe and Pat Dunlop.

Music by Ronald Chesney and the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Roy Speer

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1957.


SUN 08:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010v747)
Fair Exchange

The bungling bureaucrats mix up the designs for the new pound note.

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 (b00cyywl)
The Wild Dogs

Mowgli and Kaa plan a jungle attack against the wild dogs. Stars Nisha K Nayar, Eartha Kitt and Freddie Jones.


SUN 09:30 Alan Garner - Elidor (b0106x20)
Episode 1

Roland, Helen, David and Nicholas Watson have escaped to Manchester to avoid helping out at their house move. After a detour down a creepy backstreet, they come upon a derelict church and a mysterious fiddle player.

Little do the children know that chance didn't bring them there, but a prophecy hundreds of years old. One by one they realise that the church isn't all it seems, as the fabric of time and space opens and they are propelled into the dying and strange world of Elidor...

Alan Garner's classic fantasy adventure dramatised in four-parts by Don Webb.

Stars Mossie Cassidy as Roland, Raffey Cassidy as Helen, William Rush as Nicholas, Stephen Hoyle as David, Toby Hadoke as Malebron and Fiona Clarke as Mrs Watson.

Original music composed by Ian Williams

Directed at BBC Manchester by Charlotte Riches.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra and first broadcast in April 2011.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01shrxr)
TV Experts

Mary Beard

4 Extra Debut. From Dylan to Handel, classicist Mary Beard shares her castaway choices with Kirsty Young. From January 2010.


SUN 10:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gyls)
The Obelisk

The Story of the Siren is the first in our series of short fiction by EM Forster. It is an unsettling story about a sea nymph and an ill fated young Sicilian. The novelist best known for twentieth century classics including A Passage to India, A Room with a View and Maurice was also a prolific writer of short stories. In them he explored many of the themes central to his novels, including the morals of the middle classes in the early twentieth century, and his fascination with culture and mores of the beguiling South. The reader is Dan Stevens.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.


SUN 11:00 The World of Percy Edwards (b01bl27c)
The wildlife impressionist muses on the countryside and brings us birdsong and monologues. With Eric Morecambe. From May 1974.


SUN 11:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt2k)
Series 3

Norman Evans

Mark Radcliffe looks back at the life and career of comic Norman Evans.

Like his more famous counterpart and mentor, Gracie Fields, Norman was born and brought up in Rochdale, where he worked as a travelling salesman before his talent for comic speeches was spotted and he took to the stage.

His genius for observing the "humour of everyday life" led to his most famous sketch show - "Over The Garden Wall" – playing a northern housewife plagued by "women's troubles" and "him at home". While Evans is less famous now, he paved the way for later comedians like Les Dawson.

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 (b01770v8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 The Science of DIY (b008wfcc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Elizabeth Morgan - Dear Countess (b01shs8c)
"You will indeed be a good husband to me John. You who are so kind will be a perfect lover as a husband."

So wrote Euphemia Chalmers Gray to her husband to be, John Ruskin. She was soon to discover, however, that the reality was very different from the fantasy into which Ruskin steadily retired.

Derek Jacobi and Timothy West star in Elizabeth Morgan's turbulent tale of John Ruskin's marriage to 'Effie'. Love and tension in equal measure.

John Ruskin .... Derek Jacobi
Effie Ruskin ... Bridget McCann
Mr Ruskin ... Timothy West
Mrs Ruskin ... Elizabeth Morgan
Mr Gray ... Henry Stamper
Mrs Gray ... Eva Stuart
John Everett Millals .... Michael Fenner
Dr Henry Acland .... John Rye
Lady Elizabeth Eastlake ... Madi Hedd
Lady Lewis .... Jean Trend
Mr Roberts .... Nigel Graham

Director: Gerry Jones
First broadcast on Radio 4 in May 1983.


SUN 15:00 Educating Archie (b00g9m6d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010v747)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b01shscv)
The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc.


SUN 17:00 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book (b00cyywl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Alan Garner - Elidor (b0106x20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 18:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011j4p6)
Rendezvous With Rama

Episode 2

What is space object Rama's secret? And why, years on, has the Commander never spoken of what he found? Stars Richard Dillane.


SUN 19:00 The World of Percy Edwards (b01bl27c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Educating Archie (b00g9m6d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Men from the Ministry (b010v747)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01shrxr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gyls)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b008crmm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 The Ape That Got Lucky (b0081sw3)
Man or Monkey

A look at how so many of the things we imagine to be human characteristics are really just animal ones.

Plus a glimpse at where evolution might take the human race next.

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 (b021zvmh)
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 (b00sy275)
Series 1

Don't Bet on It

As Ben lies on a ventilator in hospital, Mary and Mum put the racing on to try to bring him out of his coma. It doesn't work, but Ben does somehow seem to have developed a knack for predicting the winners, if only he could think of a way of telling anyone.

Meanwhile John Dee, Queen Elizabeth I's own fortune teller, appears in Ben's brain, with some unhelpful observations about what the future might hold.

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, Giles New, Hils Barker and David Mitchell.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


SUN 23:30 Listen Against (b00fl0gk)
Series 2

Episode 2

Time runs away in preparations for the switch-on of the BBC Collider - and the Greenwich time signal pips are still running rogue...

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 20 MAY 2013

MON 00:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories (b011j4p6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b01shrxr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 EM Forster Short Stories (b017gyls)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 The World of Percy Edwards (b01bl27c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 How Tickled Am I? (b007jt2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Educating Archie (b00g9m6d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Elizabeth Morgan - Dear Countess (b01shs8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book (b00cyywl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Alan Garner - Elidor (b0106x20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k23s)
Sad Cypress

Episode 2

Elinor and Roddy's invalid aunt, Mrs Welman, has died in her sleep. And a tube of morphine has gone missing....

Agatha Christie's whodunit starring Emma Fielding and David McAlister.

Elinor Carlisle ...... Emma Fielding
Dr Lord ...... David McAlister
Roddy Welman ...... Charles Simpson
Nurse O'Brien ...... Joanna Myers
Nurse Hopkins ...... Pauline Letts
Mary Gerrard ...... Susannah Corbett
Mrs Welman ...... Barbara Atkinson
Mrs Bishop ...... Margot Boyd
Ted Bigland ...... Eamonn Fleming
Judge ...... Alan Cullen
Mr Gerrard ...... John Webb

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: .Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1992.


MON 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q57t)
Series 2

Andy Steps Up

PC Andy Crawford gets another chance to earn his stripes when some suspiciously priced tins of salmon turn up on Dock Green market.

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
Duffy ...... Shaun Prendergast
Mrs Jones ...... Carol MacReady
DI Cherry ...... Christian Rodska
Mary Crawford ...... Charlie Brooks

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


MON 07:00 Married (b007w523)
Series 1

Episode 5

Just as he is starting to make the most of his new life, Robin is whisked back to his old universe where his doppelganger has been wreaking havoc...

Hugh Bonneville stars in Tony Bagley's comedy.

Robin ...... Hugh Bonneville
Lesley ...... Josie Lawrence
Dirk ...... Steve Frost
Julia ...... Barbara Murray
Penny ...... Melanie Hudson
Drunk ...... Harry Myers

Producer Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.


MON 07:30 The Unbelievable Truth (b01sd7fg)
Series 11

Episode 6

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.

Mark Watson, Tony Hawks, Lucy Porter and Ed Byrne are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as lions, pianos, fingers and the French.

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 (b007k1pt)
Series 2

Episode 7

'Dr McKinlay's Scrapbook'. a special musical comedy extravaganza in a spoof eulogy for a TV screen doctor.

Starring Kenneth Horne, 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 (b01sjj1t)
From 01/05/1978

Chips connoisseurs - and Ern hires a French au pair, in the legendary comic duo's final show for the BBC.

With Anne Hamilton and Allan Cuthbertson and a song from The Nolan Sisters.

Written and adapted by Eddie Braben.

Music from Peter Knight and his Orchestra.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1978.


MON 09:00 Sketchorama (b01sjj11)
Series 2

Episode 4

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.

This final episode of the second series is in Glasgow and also features a special one-off reunion performance from classic sketch group Absolutely.

The sketch groups featured in episode four of Sketchorama are:

ENDEMIC
Endemic came together in 2009 as a loose collective of performers who just wanted to make new, funny stuff. This diverse bunch of experienced comedians, musicians, writers, actors and film-makers have since produced a variety of comedic offerings - music videos, online sketches and live shows, including a run at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. Their fan-base is growing, and now includes some of their own friends and family.

ABSOLUTELY
Members of the cast of Channel 4's hugely popular sketch show Absolutely reunited for a special, one-off radio appearance as part of this second series of Sketchorama. Pete Baikie, Morwenna Banks, Moray Hunter, Gordon Kennedy and John Sparkes recorded the show at The Oran Mor in Glasgow and performed new and classic material from some of the show's favourite characters - including Calum Gilhooley, Denzil and Gwynedd, The Little Girl and the Stoneybridge Town Council.


MON 09:30 Artists (b00xglb7)
Series 1

Inspired

Grumpy Tamsin is uninspired and blames Dolores, who aims for a loan to rent her own studio. Stars Mina Anwar. From April 2003.


MON 10:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b01096ch)
My Cousin Rachel

Episode 1

Ambrose is a hero to his young ward Philip, but things change when he meets Philip's cousin. Stars Damien Lewis and Lia Williams.


MON 11:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b0076lzm)
The Horse

Angela does her homework, as her mother hosts a drinks party for some intellectual friends. Read by Emma Fielding.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b01shqcp)
Andy McNab, Jasper Gibson, Simon Reeve, Paulette Randall, Danny Wallace, John Grant, Allah-Las

This week Clive's secret mission is with novelist and former SAS operative Andy McNab, whose bestseller 'Bravo Two Zero' is the true story of eight members of the SAS regiment on a top secret mission to infiltrate deep behind enemy lines. The 20th Anniversary edition is available on 23rd May.

Clive treads the boards with theatre director Paulette Randall, currently directing Lenny Henry in August Wilson's 'Fences', the story of a once gifted athlete denied his turn at the big time and now struggling through daily life in Pittsburgh. It's at London's Duchess Theatre from Wednesday 19th June to Saturday 14th September.

Danny Wallace gets his ribs tickled by Jasper Gibson; co-founder of Britain's largest comedy website The Poke. His debut novel 'A Bright Moon For Fools' is the story of Harry Christmas. He is fat, unattractive, rude, deeply dishonest and unable to dance. On a mission to track down his late wife's ancestral village, Christmas lurches across rural Venezuela from one drunken crisis to another. As the real trouble begins, can redemption survive?

G'day Mate! Clive goes bush with adventurer and presenter Simon Reeve. Following the success of his Indian Ocean series, Simon embarks on another epic adventure, this time travelling across Australia. Simon encounters an extraordinary array of people and exotic wildlife, offering a unique insight into life in Down Under. 'Australia with Simon Reeve' starts on Sunday 19th May at 21.00 on BBC Two.

With music from LA based alt-rockers Allah-Las, who perform 'Tell Me (What's on Your Mind)' from their album 'Allah-Las'.

And a welcome return to former Czars frontman John Grant, who performs 'GMF' from his album 'Pale Green Ghosts'.

Producer: Sukey Firth.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b007k1pt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01sjj1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k23s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q57t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (b00cq1d4)
The Marriage

Beautiful Emma meets and marries Doctor Charles Bovary. He's happy for the first time in his life - unlike Emma, who's distraught that her marriage lacks the passion and excitement of her fantasies.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt.

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Conrad Nelson
Emma ...... Sarah Smart
Madame Bovary Snr ...... Brigit Forsyth
Monsieur Rouault ...... Russell Dixon

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


MON 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00byr2j)
A Planet Called George

Astronomer Heather Couper looks at William Herschel's attempts to chart the cosmos using a homemade telescope, and how he doubled the size of the solar system. From June 2008.


MON 14:30 Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar (b01f9y2q)
Episode 1

Stephen Tompkinson reads Keith Waterhouse's classic comic story about a young dreamer who fantasises about a more exciting life.


MON 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpy1)
Episode 6

Musa has evil designs on Marta, and the others wait impatiently for the Galilean to emerge from his cave. Read by Sara Kestelman.


MON 15:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b01096ch)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sjjhp)
Another week of 4 O'clock Show fun with Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and more finalists in the 500 WORDS writing competition.


MON 17:00 Flying the Flag (b007jx9v)
Series 1

Spy Story

Why does the bear suck his paw in winter? And what does the answer have to do with the First Secretary's dinner suit?

The British Ambassador and his team plan their campaign for a diplomatic dinner.

Alex Shearer's Eastern bloc embassy sitcom.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie, Peter Acre as William Frost, Moir Leslie as Helen Waterson, Stephen Greif as the United States Ambassador, Susie Brann as Mrs Newton and Peter Howell as George Sommers.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1987.


MON 17:30 Married (b007w523)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jlps)
2. A Causeway and a Pony Trap

Solicitor Arthur Kipps feels rattled spending the night in the eerie isolated house of the reclusive Mrs Drablow...

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

Dramatised by Jon Strickland.
.
Young Kipps ...... Robert Glenister
Old Kipps ...... John Woodvine
Esme ...... Paula Tilbrook
Bentley ...... Stuart Richman
Keckwick ...... James Quinn

Music composed by Derek Pearce.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Chris Wallis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in December 1993.


MON 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrfm)
Episode 1

After a mysterious meteor shower, Bill Masen wakes up in hospital an eye operation to find that the world he knew will never be the same again...

Roger May begins a 17-part unabridged reading of John Wyndham's cult sci-fi novel - an unsettlingly vivid and thrillingly realised tale of ecological apocalypse.

Producer: Susan Carson

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Northern Ireland and first broadcast in 2004.


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b007k1pt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01sjj1t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k23s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q57t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b0076lzm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b01shqcp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b01sd7fg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Sketchorama (b01sjj11)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The Now Show (b01sdw2l)
Series 40

Episode 1

Steve Punt and Jon Culshaw present a comedic look at the week's news, with Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin and Sara Pascoe.


MON 23:30 And Now in Colour (b007jscz)
Series 2

Stately Home

The team take the audience on a posh day out. Starring Tim de Jongh, William Vandyck and Tim Firth. From January 1991.



TUESDAY 21 MAY 2013

TUE 00:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jlps)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrfm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k23s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016q57t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Sketchorama (b01sjj11)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Artists (b00xglb7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b01096ch)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b0076lzm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b01shqcp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Flying the Flag (b007jx9v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Married (b007w523)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k253)
Sad Cypress

Episode 2

Elinor and Roddy's invalid aunt has died, but a tube of morphine has gone missing. Stars Emma Fielding and David McAlister.


TUE 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016r51t)
Series 2

Give a Dog a Good Name

PC George Dixon helps the newly promoted DI Andy Crawford trap a particularly vicious criminal - a man with an achilles heel in the shape of a small dog called Shirley.

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
Duffy ...... Shaun Prendergast
Mrs Jones ...... Carol MacReady
DI Cherry ...... Christian Rodska
Mary Crawford ...... Charlie Brooks

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


TUE 07:00 On Baby Street (b00sr308)
Series 3

Episode 6

Robert and Lillian are horrified when Geraldine promotes her book on Woman's Hour. Stars Jenny Eclair and Frances Barber. From August 1998.


TUE 07:30 Kerry's List (b01sd5gh)
Series 1

Episode 3

The third 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 third episode, Kerry's List involves bleaching mugs, napping, sorting out cobwebs, distressing a chest of drawers, organizing CDs, keeping my friend's secret, growing vegetables and buying Puy Lentils.

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 (b007k31h)
Series 4

The Collapse of the British Railway Sandwich System

Captain Seagoon investigates a mustard-and-cress-flavoured mystery at Clapham Junction station.

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 Jim the Great (b01sjjwr)
Series 1

The March of Democracy

King Jim is duped into holding an election. But surely he's a shoe-in for the throne?

Historical regal romp starring Jimmy Edwards.

With Julian Orchard, John Baddeley, Andrew Palmer, Ronald Baddiley, Jon Glover and Chris Emmett.

Jim The Great ran for 2 series on BBC Radio 2 between 1976 - 1979.

Producer: Edward Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1977.


TUE 09:00 The Now Show (b01sdw2l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:30 Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Management (b00g0536)
Episode 1

Comedy series in which comedian Will Smith seeks help and advice - primarily from his godfather Peter - on coping with the onset of middle age. Peter invites Tory MP George to help Will speak his mind.

With Roger Allam, Geoffrey Whitehead, Jill Cardo, Gunnar Cauthery, Roger Drew, Donnla Hughes, Robert Lonsdale, Dan Starkey, Malcolm Tierney.


TUE 10:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b0109gdh)
My Cousin Rachel

Episode 2

Philip experiences more than one revelation when he finally faces his guardian's widow. Stars Damien Lewis and Lia Williams.


TUE 11:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007rsyx)
Miss King

A penny is the source of much discord between Emma Bury and Milly Young. Read by Emma Fielding.


TUE 11:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012f9s7)
Series 2

Top Dog

A smart stranger arrives at Warwick Hedges' restaurant with an unusual request, but son Jack doesn't like the look of him. Stars Trevor Peacock.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007k31h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Jim the Great (b01sjjwr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k253)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016r51t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (b00cq60z)
The Ball

The dazzling splendour of a Marquis ball intensifies married Emma's longing for excitement.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt..

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Conrad Nelson
Emma ...... Sarah Smart
Madame Bovary Snr ...... Brigit Forsyth
Monsieur Rouault ...... Russell Dixon

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


TUE 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00byr2l)
The Celestial Police

Astronomer Heather Couper looks at the work of the planet hunter Johann Bode, tracking down asteroids. From June 2008.


TUE 14:30 Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar (b01fb3ps)
Episode 2

Billy is now engaged to two girls in his Yorkshire home town, but he imagines an escape to London. Read by Stephen Tompkinson.


TUE 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpy7)
Episode 7

Jesus resists the offers of food and drink, calling on recent memories to maintain his resolve. Read by Sara Kestelman.


TUE 15:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b0109gdh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sjk68)
Mel Giedroyc says Happy Birthday to actor Sir Ian McKellen and meets the Kangaroo Man. Plus episode 2 of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and more 500 WORDS finalists.


TUE 17:00 For Better or for Worse (b00t9yby)
Series 2

Episode 1

Will undertaker's assistant Bernard ever get fiancee Iris up the aisle? Stars Su Pollard and Gorden Kaye. From December 1994.


TUE 17:30 On Baby Street (b00sr308)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jz83)
3. The Nursery and a Child

As thick fog descends, the ghostly encounters continue for solicitor Arthur Kipps when he returns to the eerie isolated house of the reclusive Mrs Drablow...

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

Dramatised by Jon Strickland.

Young Kipps ...... Robert Glenister
Old Kipps ...... John Woodvine
Esme ...... Paula Tilbrook
Bentley ...... Stuart Richman
Mrs Daily ...... Diane Whitley
Samuel Daily ...... Rod Arthur

Music composed by Derek Pearce.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Chris Wallis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in December 1993.


TUE 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrg0)
Episode 2

Bill Masen remembers how the Triffids first came to England, and why they became so prevalent. Cult novel read by Roger May.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007k31h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Jim the Great (b01sjjwr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k253)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016r51t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007rsyx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012f9s7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Kerry's List (b01sd5gh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 The Museum of Everything (b00h3h6c)
Series 3

The Thing

Learn about medieval cooking, and view the most precious exhibit.

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 (b00cm91h)
Series 2

Episode 4

After falling over and knocking himself out, Tom - and the band in his head - awakes to find himself in a strange world where castrati singers are all the rage...

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.

Tom Caine …. Suggs
Dr Boone …. Bob Monkhouse
Bouche …. Phil Cornwell
Jake …. Andrew McGibbon
Monty DeVere …. Nick Romero
Malc …. Bill Nighy
Phelia …. Julia Deakin
Clammy …. Toby Longworth
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 (b007k2t5)
Series 1

Episode 2

90-something good-time girl Dora Dale spills the beans on her many celebrity friends – from Elvis to Jimmy Carr.

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 August 2006.



WEDNESDAY 22 MAY 2013

WED 00:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jz83)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrg0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k253)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016r51t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The Now Show (b01sdw2l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:30 Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Management (b00g0536)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Daphne Du Maurier (b0109gdh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007rsyx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012f9s7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 For Better or for Worse (b00t9yby)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 On Baby Street (b00sr308)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k26d)
Sad Cypress

Episode 3

Who poisoned Mary Gerrard?

Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot is called in to track down the killer.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Elinor Carlisle ...... Emma Fielding
Nurse Hopkins ...... Pauline Letts
Mrs Bishop ...... Margot Boyd
Dr Lord ...... David McAlister
Mr Seddon ...... John Evitts
Ted Bigland ...... Eamonn Fleming
Wardress ...... Gudrun Ure
Policeman ...... Keith Drinkel

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: .Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1992.


WED 06:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016pklm)
Series 2

The Key of the Nick

There's supposed to be a surprise party to celebrate George's 21 years on the beat at Dock Green police station.

But it turns into a night in cold storage instead as Dixon and Crawford are held hostage...

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
Jimmy Todd ...... Carl Prekopp
Tessa ...... Katharine Rodgers
Albert Todd ...... Michael Fenton Stevens

Director: Viv Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2006.


WED 07:00 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nhw1v)
The Overcoat

A humble Russian civil servant's career is stuck in a dismal rut, until he buys a new coat. With Stephen Moore. From April 2002.


WED 07:30 Down the Line (b01sdmxx)
Series 5

Episode 3

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 (b007k251)
Series 2

The Marrow Contest

The green-fingered lad takes on the authorities to save his pride and joy.

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 (b00wwn0j)
Series 5

Episode 14

'The Incredible Singing Blancmange' - or 'The Dessert Song'.

A musical comedy starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, David Hatch, Bill Oddie and Jo Kendall.

Written by Bill Oddie and Graeme Garden.

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

Music and songs by Leon Cohen, Eric Idle, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1967.


WED 09:00 After Henry (b007s8gm)
Series 4

Family Album

"Look at this old dear - roses round her cottage door, a cosy smell of making cake wafting from her kitchen. I can imagine a lot of people buying that, putting it in a frame and claiming it as their own grandmother. Probably easier to cope with than the real thing".

Eleanor's family snaps spark arguments with daughter Sarah over the past...

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
Auntie Lilian …. Jean Anderson

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.


WED 09:30 In the Chair (b007jpw1)
Episode 1

At last maverick crime reporter, George Cragge is retiring from the BBC to the delight of executives attending his retirement party. But his retirement is cut short by an urgent phone call - a serial killer is murdering dentists in London...

Mark Tavener's six-part satirical comedy thriller stars Michael Williams as George Cragge, Barry Foster as DCI Frank Jefferson, Hugh Laurie as the Prime Minister, Richard Griffiths as Crichton-Potter, John Bird as Martin, Stephen Fry as Charles Prentiss, Rebecca Front as Marcia Mallon, Kenneth Cranham as Jim Hardie, Geoffrey Whitehead as Director of Personnel, Simon Greehall as the Chancellor, Jonathan Keeble as John and Susie Brann as Caroline.

Music by Paul Mottram.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


WED 10:00 Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends (b00br7x6)
The story of Brian Epstein during his hectic, turbulent years of managing The Beatles. Stars Jonathan Keeble and Kerry Shale.


WED 11:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007s9rk)
The River

A flood causes catastrophe for river-loving William and his young daughter Frankie. Emma Fielding reads Margaret Bonham's story.


WED 11:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gpr6)
Series 2

A Water Baby

As heavy rain swamps Mardle Fen, a strange child leads restaurant chef Warwick through the flood. Stars Trevor Peacock.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k251)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wwn0j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k26d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016pklm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (b00cqdwd)
The Solicitor

As Emma and Charles move to a new town, she makes the acquaintance of a young solicitor.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt..

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Conrad Nelson
Emma ...... Sarah Smart
Madame Bovary Snr ...... Brigit Forsyth
Monsieur Rouault ...... Russell Dixon
Doctor Lariviere ...... Martin Reeve
Mere Rollet ...... Julie McCabe
Madame Lefrancois ...... Siobahn Finneran
Monsieur Homais ...... David Fleeshman
Leon Dupuis ...... James D'Arcy

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


WED 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00c0ny8)
Plumbing the Depths

Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy.

The science of astrophysics has emerged over the past 300 years. It began with the first attempts to measure the distances of the stars but took off in late Victorian times with the invention of the spectroscope, a device to split starlight up into its component wavelengths. This led to an understanding of the composition of stars and the discovery of a new element on the Sun.


WED 14:30 Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar (b01fbfx5)
Episode 3

Billy is in big trouble both at work and home, so he returns to his dreams of London and Ambrosia. Read by Stephen Tompkinson.


WED 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpy9)
Episode 8

Musa tricks the others to persuading Jesus to help him. His evil intent towards Marta grows. Read by Sara Kestelman.


WED 15:00 Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends (b00br7x6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sjm48)
Mel meets the woman ready to face sharks and jellyfish as she prepares to swim from Florida to Cuba. Plus more finalists in the 500 WORDS writing competition.


WED 17:00 Stilgoe's Around (b007k4k2)
Brighton Racecourse

Richard Stilgoe's musical revue tackles sporting life from every angle by spending the day at Brighton Races.

With Charles Collingwood, Peter Blake, Belinda Lang and musical guest Kathryn Tickell.

Written by Richard Stilgoe.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1989.


WED 17:30 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nhw1v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jls5)
4. Letters and Death Certificates

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

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

Dramatised by Jon Strickland.

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

Music composed by Derek Pearce.

Directed at BBC Manchester by Chris Wallis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in December 1993.


WED 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrgd)
Episode 3

It is well known that Triffids can walk, but Bill Masen wonders what other human skills they might possess. Cult novel read by Roger May.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007k251)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00wwn0j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k26d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016pklm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007s9rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gpr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Down the Line (b01sdmxx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Les Kelly's Britain (b017cjy8)
Episode 3

Les Kelly (Kevin Bishop) 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'. 'If you aren't normal or decent, this is not the show for you,' says Les.

Should able-bodied people have the same rights as the disabled when it comes to having mobility scooters, guide dogs and hearing aides. This and other outrageous questions are put by Les Kelly, radio's most insensitive presenter. Also on the show - a preacher whose religious education lessons involves twisting balloons into the shape of Moses and Jesus, and a woman with an obsessive hatred of Belgians.

Written by Bill Dare and Julian Dutton.

Produced by Bill Dare.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011.


WED 23:00 Buy Me Up TV (b009jcxh)
Episode 3

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

Starring Justin Edwards, Colin Hoult, Katherine Jakeways, Ewen MacIntosh, Alex MacQueen and Greg Proops.

Special guest: Rich Hall

Producer: Lucy Armitaqe

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 2008.


WED 23:30 Knocker (b008hn0k)
Incentativity

Market researcher Ian Dunn carries out a delicate immigration survey. Stars Neil Edmond and Paula Wilcox. From December 2007.


WED 23:45 Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment (b0089jzh)
Episode 5

The full and hideous truth is revealed.

Peter Bradshaw concludes 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 23 MAY 2013

THU 00:00 Susan Hill - The Woman in Black (b007jls5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrgd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k26d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Dixon of Dock Green (b016pklm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 After Henry (b007s8gm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 In the Chair (b007jpw1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends (b00br7x6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007s9rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gpr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Stilgoe's Around (b007k4k2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat (b00nhw1v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k27p)
Sad Cypress

Episode 4

As Hercule Poirot unravels the threads of the murder, it seems like Mary Gerrard wasn't the first victim...

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

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Elinor Carlisle ...... Emma Fielding
Nurse Hopkins ...... Pauline Letts
Dr Lord ...... David McAlister
Wardress ...... Gudrun Ure
Roddy Welman ...... Charles Simpson
Nurse O'Brien ...... Joanna Myers

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1992.


THU 06:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq0p)
Episode 1

Given just days to live, a Victorian policeman is ready to make his final confession

He candidly reveals his involvement in a murder case many years before. As a young police constable in London, he recalls how a young woman burst in with news of a gruesome killing...

Detective story by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1881.

Read by Ronald Pickup.

Producer: Joanne Reardon

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in October 2003.


THU 07:00 The Older Woman (b01sjngn)
Series 1

Episode 1

Roy Hitchcock is a hack journalist on a provincial paper with big ideas and an attitude problem.

When he meets his former English teacher, his private fantasies get a new lease of life as he sets out to win her against all the odds.

Tony Bagley's romantic comedy drama serial with a twist.

Starring Zoe Wanamaker as Miss Callaghan, Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock, Toyah Wilcox as Elsa, David Troughton as Mr Say, Keith Drinkel as Joyce, David Holt as Yeats, Melanie Hudson as Sheila and Geoff McGivern as Dick.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger:

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1993.


THU 07:30 Heresy (b01sdrh5)
Series 9

Episode 1

The first in a new series of the programme that dares to commit heresy.

Victoria Coren Mitchell and her guests have fun challenging knee-jerk public opinion, and exposing the wrong-headedness of received wisdom.

In the first programme of the series Victoria Coren Mitchell is joined by comedians Lee Mack and David Schneider, and writer-broadcaster Germaine Greer, to argue about foxes, maths and Andy Murray

Producers: Victoria Coren Mitchell and Daisy Knight
An Avalon Television production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jlcs)
Series 1

The Enemy Within the Gates

As their new uniforms arrive, Captain Mainwaring's platoon try to capture Germans - for a cash reward.

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 Walker …. James Beck
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Captain Winogrodzki …. Carl Jaffe,
Other parts …. David Sinclair
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b019jshq)
From 12/03/1958

Scary tales of "Javanese witchmen" - and Ron and Eth plan a romantic Belgian in 'The Glums'.

Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley and June Whitfield.

Music from Wallace Eaton and the Keynotes and the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Producer: Charles Maxwell
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1958.


THU 09:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k0dp)
Remember, Remember the Fifth of September

The blackest day of the year has come to Oglethorpe station - it's June's birthday. Rocket and Points are keeping out of her way, but station manager David is determined to make it a day to remember!

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

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1995.


THU 09:30 Whispers (b00c3nw7)
Series 2

Episode 4

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

Valerie Grove and Geoffrey Durham 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 Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight (b00j2j79)
Based on film producer John Houseman's memoirs of The Blue Dahlia and risk-taker Raymond Chandler. Stars Peter Barkworth.


THU 11:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007sygh)
The Two Mrs Reeds

Two women with the same name convalesce in a maternity ward. Emma Fielding reads Margaret Bonham's story.


THU 11:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gqw6)
Series 2

Old Boggie

Invited to lunch in a remote part of the Fens, chef Warwick discovers treasure guarded by a ghost-dog. Stars Trevor Peacock.


THU 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jlcs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b019jshq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k27p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq0p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (b00cql2l)
The Longing

Emma's memory of young solicitor Leon becomes the core of her despair.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt..

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Conrad Nelson
Emma ...... Sarah Smart
Leon Dupuis ...... James D'Arcy
Monsieur L'Heureux ...... Seamus O'Neill
Felicite ...... Sarah Jayne Hallworth
Rodolphe Boulanger ...... Jude Akuwudike

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


THU 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00c3fnn)
The Milky Way

Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy.

Galileo realised that the Milky Way was a glowing band of stars across the sky and philosopher Immanuel Kant recognised that our Sun was just one member of a vast star system. But for centuries, few recognised the true nature of our galaxy. In the late 19th century, William Herschel realised that the Milky Way was a giant body of stars, but still his discovery was ignored. It was not until early in the 20th century that Harlow Shapley began to estimate the distances of the stars and hence map out the Milky Way in three-dimensional detail. Radio astronomy finally yielded the ability to penetrate the dark clouds towards the galactic centre and see the true distribution of matter in the skies.


THU 14:30 Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar (b01fcqlh)
Episode 4

As he goes to perform his pub act, things get even more complicated for the three-timing romeo. Read by Stephen Tompkinson.


THU 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpyc)
Episode 9

Musa callously attacks Marta. Jesus finally leaves his cave and the others prepare for a burial. Read by Sara Kestelman.


THU 15:00 Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight (b00j2j79)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sjrx4)
Mel Giedroyc discovers the Inheritance Books of poet Andrew Motion, who revisits RL Stevenson's adventure story Treasure Island in his book 'Silver'.


THU 17:00 King Street Junior (b007jnkx)
Series 9

Relative Values

A new parent-governor makes waves, there's trouble in the school playground - and it's staff quiz night.

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 Andy Rashleigh.

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, Tom Watson as Mr Holliday, Karen Archer as Mrs Carter, Sarah McDonnell as Rachel and Jade Williams as Fatima.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1996.


THU 17:30 The Older Woman (b01sjngn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Bradbury 13 (b011tsc9)
The Ravine

A small-town serial strangler is stalking women, but Lavinia Nibbs refuses to let him spoil her night out. Ray Bradbury's thriller stars Barta Heiner.


THU 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrh9)
Episode 4

Bill Masen is horrified by what he discovers in London, but manages to rescue a girl from danger. Cult novel read by Roger May.


THU 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jlcs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b019jshq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k27p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq0p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007sygh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gqw6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Heresy (b01sdrh5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Old Harry's Game (b00j4kbz)
Series 7

Episode 5

Hell is not what it was since the baby turned up.

Satan's become a one-man adoption agency whilst his chief demon is reading Penelope Leach. But can Satan place the baby with a good family?

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

Other roles played by Mike Fenton Stevens, Philip Pope and Felicity Montagu.

Written by Andy Hamilton.

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2009.


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b021zwc1)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Plus Tom Wrigglesworth has more chat with Patrick Kielty about the BBC Radio New Comedy Award.


THU 23:00 Delve Special (b00t5zzv)
Series 1

The Shifton Scandal

In 1982, four men mounted an illegal operation to build London's third airport at Shifton, 20 miles north east of Birmingham.

David Lander now concludes his investigation into the notorious demolition scandal with a look at the arrests, the trial and the disturbing aftermath.

Studio production by Stephen Fry, Jack Klaff, Tony Robinson and Moray Watson and Brenda Bleythn.

With Peter Wear, Mark Arden, Stephen Frost and Robert Bathurst.

Dramatic reconstruction by Phil Nice, Arthur Smith, John Bond and Carol Boyd.

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 (b007jq44)
Series 1

Britt Ekland

New age DIY, the wonders of Sweden and Sinatra sings punk.

Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh's skilful sketch show with special guest Britt Ekland who's not in the mood for romance.

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 24 MAY 2013

FRI 00:00 Bradbury 13 (b011tsc9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrh9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k27p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq0p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Change at Oglethorpe (b007k0dp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Whispers (b00c3nw7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight (b00j2j79)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007sygh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012gqw6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 King Street Junior (b007jnkx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 The Older Woman (b01sjngn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k28y)
Sad Cypress

Episode 5

As Elinor Carlisle stands accused of murder, Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot uncovers evidence of greed and deceit.

The conclusion of Agatha Christie's whodunnit starring John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Elinor Carlisle ...... Emma Fielding
Nurse Hopkins ...... Pauline Letts
Dr Lord ...... David McAlister
Roddy Welman ...... Charles Simpson
Sir Edwin Bulmer ...... David King
Sir Samuel Atterbury ...... Peter Penry-Jones
Dr Garcia/Clerk ...... John Church
Inspector Brill ...... Eric Allan
Judge ...... Alan Cullen
Mr Wargrave ...... Jonathan Adams
Mr Littledale ...... Gordon Reid
Amelia Sedley ...... Ann Windsor

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1992.


FRI 06:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq12)
Episode 2

With just days to live, a Victorian policeman continues his final confession from his death bed.

With mystery still surrounding the brutal murder of John Zebedee, he recalls his determination to solve the case when the rest of the police force had given up.

Detective story by Wilkie Collins, first published in 1881.

Concluded by Ronald Pickup

Producer: Joanne Reardon

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in October 2003.


FRI 07:00 The Pickerskill Reports (b01381nf)
Series 2

Richard and Gregory Severin

Written by Andrew McGibbon.

It is the late forties and Gregory and Richard Severin, soon to head off to university, become entranced by the in-vogue teachings of Lenin, Marx, Engels and Trotsky and the Soviet experiment.

In a bid to save himself from being bored to death by their endless Spartist dogma, Pickerskill uses a detention with them to say that he is secretly one of them - a communist, and that they must remain silent until he gives them the signal to join him in the vanguard of the great British workers proletarian rebellion. Unfortunately, his false pledge of allegiance is overheard by the cook of Castlereagh House who happens to be the daughter of a murdered White Russian anti-communist.

Cast:
Dr Henry Pickerskill ....... Ian McDiarmid
Richard Severin ........Tom Kane
Gregory Severin ...... James Rowland
A.R.F. Somerset Stephenson ....... Mike Sarne
Mrs Stroove ...... Mia Soteriou
Cartwright/Dawson .......Toby Longworth
The Colonel/Pyotr Stroove ...... Andrew McGibbon

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


FRI 07:30 The Write Stuff (b01shsv6)
Series 16

Mark Twain

Radio 4's literary panel show, hosted by James Walton, with team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh and guests John O'Farrell and Jane Thynne.

Produced by Alexandra Smith.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b01sjs44)
Series 8

Charitably Taking Part

The crew of HMS Troutbridge see stars at a fundraiser for seamen who are down on their luck

Stars Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Number One, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Heather Chasen as Mrs Povey, Ronnie Barker as Lieutenant Bird, Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Todhunter-Brown and Michael Bates as the Padre.

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman

Incidental Music by Tommy Riley and James Moody.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1966.


FRI 08:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
From 29/01/1984

From playing Doxon of Dick Green, to a troop of Beefeaters. The ultimate one-man show, written by the host. From January 1984.


FRI 09:00 Clare in the Community (b00fyvqy)
Series 2

Meet the Press

International stardom beckons when the social worker appears on the radio. Stars Sally Phillips. From November 2005.


FRI 09:30 The Brothers (b00pm1nv)
Series 3

Gothic

Nigel is haunted, while Michael thinks he is Bruce Willis. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From February 2007.


FRI 10:00 Charles Dickens (b019fx2g)
Mrs Lirriper

Episode 1

Meet the formidable and huge-hearted Mrs Lirriper and the eccentric collection of lodgers who rent rooms from her - one of whom leaves behind more than anyone could have expected

Charles Dickens's neglected classic dramatised and produced by Ellen Dryden.

Starring Julia McKenzie as Mrs Lirriper, John Fortune as the Major, Jordan Clarke as Jemmy, Alison Skilbeck as Miss Wozenham and Jonathan Dryden Taylor as Mr Edson.

Made by First Writes Radio for BBC Radio 4. First broadcast in 2007.


FRI 11:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007tzqb)
The Professor's Daughter

Four-year-old Britta and her fearful imagination cause social embarrassment for Miss Jenner. Read by Emma Fielding.


FRI 11:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012h806)
Series 2

Silver Ribbon

Roller-skating chef Warwick challenges bike-riding son Jack to a race to the cathedral door. Stars Trevor Peacock and Sam Dale.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b01sjs44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k28y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq12)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (b00cqzj4)
The Temptation

Emma meets wealthy land owner Rodolphe Boulanger, and succumbs to temptation...

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt..

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Conrad Nelson
Emma ...... Sarah Smart
Rodolphe Boulanger ...... Jude Akuwudike
Madame Lefrancois ...... Siobhan Finneran
Monsieur Homais ...... David Fleeshman

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


FRI 14:15 Cosmic Quest (b00c3h3t)
Deep Space

Heather Couper presents a narrative history of astronomy.

In 1845 the third Earl of Rosse completed the biggest telescope in the world at his castle in the centre of Ireland. In spite of cloudy skies, this leviathan enabled him to see spectacular detail in the sky, including a spiral structure in certain fuzzy patches known as nebulae. Some of these seemed so big that astronomers thought they must be rotating clouds of gas out of which planetary systems are born.

Henrietta Swan Leavitt refuted this, studying variable stars and realising that a certain type of star varied at a rate that was linked to its brightness. These so-called Cepheid variables could be used to estimate the vast distances of space.

In 1919, the young Edwin Hubble used a new telescope in California to search for Leavitt's Cepheids in spiral nebulae. He discovered, to his astonishment, that the nearest, the Andromeda nebula, lay well outside our own galaxy and constituted an island universe in its own right.

Readers are Timothy West, Robin Sebastian, Julian Rhind-Tutt and John Palmer.


FRI 14:30 Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar (b01f9wj6)
Episode 5

Billy's fantasies have all been exposed. Will he leave to start a new life in London? Concluded by Stephen Tompkinson.


FRI 14:45 Jim Crace - Quarantine (b01slpyf)
Episode 10

Musa and the rest end their isolation early and head their separate ways, their lives changed forever. Read by Sara Kestelman.


FRI 15:00 Charles Dickens (b019fx2g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b01sjt47)
Mel has three more finalists in the 500 WORDS competition, another Magical Mystery Tour, and a singing mobile library man.


FRI 17:00 Second Thoughts (b00k89mf)
Series 3

Foreign Exchange

With his sister Hannah away at university, why is Faith's son Joe so keen to have an Italian student to stay with them?

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 and Danielle Allan as Gina.

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 (b01381nf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Bradbury 13 (b0120vy9)
Night Call, Collect

A lone survivor on Mars has waited a lifetime for rescue. Finally at age 80, his phone rings. Ray Bradbury's thriller stars Morgan White.


FRI 18:30 John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids (b007jrhp)
Episode 5

With the carnivorous plants on the rampage, Josella is devastated when she returns to her home with Bill. Cult novel read by Roger May.


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b01sjs44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00jf6rv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k28y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? (b007jq12)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Margaret Bonham - The Casino (b007tzqb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen (b012h806)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 Mark Steel's in Town (b00jd6rf)
Series 1

Lewes

Comedian Mark Steel visits towns across the UK and creates a stand-up show for a local audience based on what he finds out about the area.

Mark records a show in Lewes, East Sussex, celebrating fires, pub fights and stroppiness. From April 2009.


FRI 22:30 The Consultants (b0076prd)
Series 2

Episode 3

When warding off dark lords, salad is acceptable. Cerebral sketch show with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. From December 2003.


FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b02wsthm)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Plus Arthur Smith talks to Gina Yashere on her return from LA.


FRI 23:00 Alan Parker's 59 Minutes of Truth (b00ysfh6)
Episode 3

The urban warrior's comedy-music mix looks at clubbing plus the full lowdown on fashion.

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 March 1995.




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

15 Minute Drama 12:00 SAT (b01shnxl)

15 Minute Drama 02:00 SUN (b01shnxl)

After Henry 09:00 WED (b007s8gm)

After Henry 02:00 THU (b007s8gm)

Alan Garner - Elidor 09:30 SUN (b0106x20)

Alan Garner - Elidor 17:30 SUN (b0106x20)

Alan Garner - Elidor 05:30 MON (b0106x20)

Alan Parker's 59 Minutes of Truth 23:00 FRI (b00ysfh6)

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World 00:30 SAT (b007q9yw)

And Now in Colour 23:30 MON (b007jscz)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 18:00 SUN (b011j4p6)

Arthur C Clarke Stories 00:00 MON (b011j4p6)

Artists 09:30 MON (b00xglb7)

Artists 02:30 TUE (b00xglb7)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 13:15 SAT (b007jmhd)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 03:15 SUN (b007jmhd)

Bradbury 13 18:00 THU (b011tsc9)

Bradbury 13 00:00 FRI (b011tsc9)

Bradbury 13 18:00 FRI (b0120vy9)

Buy Me Up TV 23:00 WED (b009jcxh)

Change at Oglethorpe 09:00 THU (b007k0dp)

Change at Oglethorpe 02:00 FRI (b007k0dp)

Charles Dickens 10:00 FRI (b019fx2g)

Charles Dickens 15:00 FRI (b019fx2g)

Clare in the Community 02:00 SAT (b00fw5jh)

Clare in the Community 09:00 FRI (b00fyvqy)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 MON (b00byr2j)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 TUE (b00byr2l)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 WED (b00c0ny8)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 THU (b00c3fnn)

Cosmic Quest 14:15 FRI (b00c3h3t)

Dad's Army 08:00 THU (b007jlcs)

Dad's Army 12:00 THU (b007jlcs)

Dad's Army 19:00 THU (b007jlcs)

Daphne Du Maurier 10:00 MON (b01096ch)

Daphne Du Maurier 15:00 MON (b01096ch)

Daphne Du Maurier 03:00 TUE (b01096ch)

Daphne Du Maurier 10:00 TUE (b0109gdh)

Daphne Du Maurier 15:00 TUE (b0109gdh)

Daphne Du Maurier 03:00 WED (b0109gdh)

David Pownall - Nyama 04:15 SAT (b00s0wrb)

David Pownall 06:00 SAT (b01shn7f)

David Pownall 16:00 SAT (b01shn7f)

David Pownall 04:00 SUN (b01shn7f)

Delve Special 23:00 THU (b00t5zzv)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b01shrxr)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b01shrxr)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b01shrxr)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 SAT (b016q2l1)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 MON (b016q57t)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 MON (b016q57t)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 MON (b016q57t)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 TUE (b016q57t)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 TUE (b016r51t)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 TUE (b016r51t)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 TUE (b016r51t)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 WED (b016r51t)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:30 WED (b016pklm)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:30 WED (b016pklm)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:30 WED (b016pklm)

Dixon of Dock Green 01:30 THU (b016pklm)

Down the Line 07:30 WED (b01sdmxx)

Down the Line 22:00 WED (b01sdmxx)

EM Forster Short Stories 10:45 SUN (b017gyls)

EM Forster Short Stories 21:45 SUN (b017gyls)

EM Forster Short Stories 01:45 MON (b017gyls)

Ed Reardon's Week 07:30 SUN (b008crmm)

Ed Reardon's Week 22:00 SUN (b008crmm)

Eddie Izzard 22:00 SAT (b00hhjfd)

Edgar Allan Poe 18:30 SAT (b007jsry)

Edgar Allan Poe 00:30 SUN (b007jsry)

Educating Archie 08:00 SUN (b00g9m6d)

Educating Archie 15:00 SUN (b00g9m6d)

Educating Archie 20:00 SUN (b00g9m6d)

Educating Archie 03:00 MON (b00g9m6d)

Elizabeth Morgan - Dear Countess 13:30 SUN (b01shs8c)

Elizabeth Morgan - Dear Countess 03:30 MON (b01shs8c)

Fabulous Flops 07:30 SAT (b0146g6q)

Father Brown Stories 01:00 SAT (b00yb1z9)

Fear on 4 18:00 SAT (b007jpxl)

Fear on 4 00:00 SUN (b007jpxl)

Flying the Flag 17:00 MON (b007jx9v)

Flying the Flag 05:00 TUE (b007jx9v)

For Better or for Worse 17:00 TUE (b00t9yby)

For Better or for Worse 05:00 WED (b00t9yby)

Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends 10:00 WED (b00br7x6)

Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends 15:00 WED (b00br7x6)

Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends 03:00 THU (b00br7x6)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b011cfjy)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b011cfjy)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b011cfjy)

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary 14:00 MON (b00cq1d4)

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary 14:00 TUE (b00cq60z)

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary 14:00 WED (b00cqdwd)

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary 14:00 THU (b00cql2l)

Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary 14:00 FRI (b00cqzj4)

HG Wells 00:45 SAT (b01mmrhb)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007k251)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007k251)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007k251)

Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives 04:00 SAT (b01m850d)

Hercule Poirot 06:00 MON (b007k23s)

Hercule Poirot 13:00 MON (b007k23s)

Hercule Poirot 20:00 MON (b007k23s)

Hercule Poirot 01:00 TUE (b007k23s)

Hercule Poirot 06:00 TUE (b007k253)

Hercule Poirot 13:00 TUE (b007k253)

Hercule Poirot 20:00 TUE (b007k253)

Hercule Poirot 01:00 WED (b007k253)

Hercule Poirot 06:00 WED (b007k26d)

Hercule Poirot 13:00 WED (b007k26d)

Hercule Poirot 20:00 WED (b007k26d)

Hercule Poirot 01:00 THU (b007k26d)

Hercule Poirot 06:00 THU (b007k27p)

Hercule Poirot 13:00 THU (b007k27p)

Hercule Poirot 20:00 THU (b007k27p)

Hercule Poirot 01:00 FRI (b007k27p)

Hercule Poirot 06:00 FRI (b007k28y)

Hercule Poirot 13:00 FRI (b007k28y)

Hercule Poirot 20:00 FRI (b007k28y)

Heresy 07:30 THU (b01sdrh5)

Heresy 22:00 THU (b01sdrh5)

How Tickled Am I? 11:30 SUN (b007jt2k)

How Tickled Am I? 19:30 SUN (b007jt2k)

How Tickled Am I? 02:30 MON (b007jt2k)

I Think I've Got a Problem 23:00 TUE (b00cm91h)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00wwn0j)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00wwn0j)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00wwn0j)

In the Chair 09:30 WED (b007jpw1)

In the Chair 02:30 THU (b007jpw1)

It's a Painful Business: On the Hour with Eddie Mair 09:00 SAT (b015bf2k)

It's a Painful Business: On the Hour with Eddie Mair 19:00 SAT (b015bf2k)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans 03:00 SAT (b007jpng)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 MON (b01slpy1)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 TUE (b01slpy7)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 WED (b01slpy9)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 THU (b01slpyc)

Jim Crace - Quarantine 14:45 FRI (b01slpyf)

Jim the Great 08:30 TUE (b01sjjwr)

Jim the Great 12:30 TUE (b01sjjwr)

Jim the Great 19:30 TUE (b01sjjwr)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 MON (b007jrfm)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 00:30 TUE (b007jrfm)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 TUE (b007jrg0)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 00:30 WED (b007jrg0)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 WED (b007jrgd)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 00:30 THU (b007jrgd)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 THU (b007jrh9)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 00:30 FRI (b007jrh9)

John Wyndham - The Day of the Triffids 18:30 FRI (b007jrhp)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 06:00 SUN (b01770v8)

Kathryn Stockett - The Help 12:00 SUN (b01770v8)

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar 14:30 MON (b01f9y2q)

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar 14:30 TUE (b01fb3ps)

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar 14:30 WED (b01fbfx5)

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar 14:30 THU (b01fcqlh)

Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar 14:30 FRI (b01f9wj6)

Kerry's List 07:30 TUE (b01sd5gh)

Kerry's List 22:00 TUE (b01sd5gh)

King Street Junior 17:00 THU (b007jnkx)

King Street Junior 05:00 FRI (b007jnkx)

Knocker 23:30 WED (b008hn0k)

Les Kelly's Britain 22:30 WED (b017cjy8)

Listen Against 23:30 SUN (b00fl0gk)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b01shqcp)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b01shqcp)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b01shqcp)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 11:00 MON (b0076lzm)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 21:00 MON (b0076lzm)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 04:00 TUE (b0076lzm)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 11:00 TUE (b007rsyx)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 21:00 TUE (b007rsyx)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 04:00 WED (b007rsyx)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 11:00 WED (b007s9rk)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 21:00 WED (b007s9rk)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 04:00 THU (b007s9rk)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 11:00 THU (b007sygh)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 21:00 THU (b007sygh)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 04:00 FRI (b007sygh)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 11:00 FRI (b007tzqb)

Margaret Bonham - The Casino 21:00 FRI (b007tzqb)

Mark Steel's in Town 22:00 FRI (b00jd6rf)

Married 07:00 MON (b007w523)

Married 17:30 MON (b007w523)

Married 05:30 TUE (b007w523)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b01shscv)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 11:15 TUE (b012f9s7)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 21:15 TUE (b012f9s7)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 04:15 WED (b012f9s7)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 11:15 WED (b012gpr6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 21:15 WED (b012gpr6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 04:15 THU (b012gpr6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 11:15 THU (b012gqw6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 21:15 THU (b012gqw6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 04:15 FRI (b012gqw6)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 11:15 FRI (b012h806)

Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen 21:15 FRI (b012h806)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 07:00 WED (b00nhw1v)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 17:30 WED (b00nhw1v)

Nikolai Gogol - Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat 05:30 THU (b00nhw1v)

Old Harry's Game 22:30 THU (b00j4kbz)

On Baby Street 07:00 TUE (b00sr308)

On Baby Street 17:30 TUE (b00sr308)

On Baby Street 05:30 WED (b00sr308)

Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment 23:45 WED (b0089jzh)

Pleased to Meet You 23:30 TUE (b007k2t5)

Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight 10:00 THU (b00j2j79)

Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight 15:00 THU (b00j2j79)

Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight 03:00 FRI (b00j2j79)

Round the Horne 14:00 SAT (b007k1g4)

Round the Horne 08:00 MON (b007k1pt)

Round the Horne 12:00 MON (b007k1pt)

Round the Horne 19:00 MON (b007k1pt)

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book 09:00 SUN (b00cyywl)

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book 17:00 SUN (b00cyywl)

Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book 05:00 MON (b00cyywl)

Saturday Drama 23:00 SAT (b0128fkt)

Second Thoughts 05:00 SAT (b00k2fl1)

Second Thoughts 17:00 FRI (b00k89mf)

Sketchorama 09:00 MON (b01sjj11)

Sketchorama 22:30 MON (b01sjj11)

Sketchorama 02:00 TUE (b01sjj11)

Stilgoe's Around 17:00 WED (b007k4k2)

Stilgoe's Around 05:00 THU (b007k4k2)

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

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 18:00 MON (b007jlps)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 00:00 TUE (b007jlps)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 18:00 TUE (b007jz83)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 00:00 WED (b007jz83)

Susan Hill - The Woman in Black 18:00 WED (b007jls5)

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

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b019jshq)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b019jshq)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b019jshq)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b01sjjhp)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b01sjk68)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b01sjm48)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b01sjrx4)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b01sjt47)

The Ape That Got Lucky 22:30 SUN (b0081sw3)

The Brothers 02:30 SAT (b00pcn0m)

The Brothers 09:30 FRI (b00pm1nv)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b021zvmh)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 THU (b021zwc1)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 FRI (b02wsthm)

The Consultants 22:30 FRI (b0076prd)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 08:30 MON (b01sjj1t)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 12:30 MON (b01sjj1t)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 19:30 MON (b01sjj1t)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007k31h)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007k31h)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007k31h)

The Ken Dodd Show 14:30 SAT (b007jx51)

The Men from the Ministry 08:30 SUN (b010v747)

The Men from the Ministry 15:30 SUN (b010v747)

The Men from the Ministry 20:30 SUN (b010v747)

The Michael Bentine Show 08:30 FRI (b00jf6rv)

The Michael Bentine Show 12:30 FRI (b00jf6rv)

The Michael Bentine Show 19:30 FRI (b00jf6rv)

The Museum of Everything 22:30 TUE (b00h3h6c)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b01sjs44)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b01sjs44)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b01sjs44)

The Now Show 23:00 MON (b01sdw2l)

The Now Show 09:00 TUE (b01sdw2l)

The Now Show 02:00 WED (b01sdw2l)

The Older Woman 07:00 THU (b01sjngn)

The Older Woman 17:30 THU (b01sjngn)

The Older Woman 05:30 FRI (b01sjngn)

The Pickerskill Reports 05:30 SAT (b0132k5b)

The Pickerskill Reports 07:00 FRI (b01381nf)

The Pickerskill Reports 17:30 FRI (b01381nf)

The Science of DIY 07:15 SUN (b008wfcc)

The Science of DIY 13:15 SUN (b008wfcc)

The Skivers 23:30 THU (b007jq44)

The Unbelievable Truth 07:30 MON (b01sd7fg)

The Unbelievable Truth 22:00 MON (b01sd7fg)

The World of Percy Edwards 11:00 SUN (b01bl27c)

The World of Percy Edwards 19:00 SUN (b01bl27c)

The World of Percy Edwards 02:00 MON (b01bl27c)

The Write Stuff 17:30 SAT (b01sd23j)

The Write Stuff 05:30 SUN (b01sd23j)

The Write Stuff 07:30 FRI (b01shsv6)

Vent 23:00 SUN (b00sy275)

Whispers 09:30 THU (b00c3nw7)

Whispers 02:30 FRI (b00c3nw7)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 06:30 THU (b007jq0p)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 13:30 THU (b007jq0p)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 20:30 THU (b007jq0p)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 01:30 FRI (b007jq0p)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 06:30 FRI (b007jq12)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 13:30 FRI (b007jq12)

Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee? 20:30 FRI (b007jq12)

Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Management 09:30 TUE (b00g0536)

Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Management 02:30 WED (b00g0536)