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SATURDAY 29 JUNE 2013

SAT 00:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007jpbx)
Search and Destroy

Despite the national emergency, landowners try to profit from the deadly Exon strain.

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

Max Flinders ...... TP McKenna
Denise Exon ...... Rosalind Adams
Howard Rogers ...... Paul Copley
Nurse ...... Joan Matheson
Prime Minister ...... Noel Johnson
Blowers ...... Michael Shannon
TV Presenter ...... Henry Knowles
TV PA ...... Mary Elliott Nelson
Climatorium Technician ...... Rod Beacham
Helicopter Pilot ...... Peter Wickham
Farmer ...... Roy Spencer
Corporal ...... Gregory de Polnay
Sachs ...... Denis Goacher

Producer: David Spencer

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


SAT 00:30 MR James (b007k1kh)
MR James: Ghost Stories

Rats

Mr Thompson decides to explore the rooms at the inn where he is staying. Perhaps he shouldn't. Read by Benjamin Whitrow.


SAT 00:45 Elspeth Davie - A Collection of Bones (b012yym2)
The Eyelash

A humorous diversion into an evening meal, ruined by a small matter which prompts a big discussion. Read by Edith MacArthur. From January 2002.


SAT 01:00 Hercule Poirot (b007k213)
Three Act Tragedy

Episode 5

Just as Hercule Poirot looks set is to solve the murder mystery, there's a fresh death.

Agatha Christie thriller dramatized by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot..................................................John Moffatt
Mr Satterthwaite.............................................George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright...................................Michael Cochrane
Egg Lytton Gor.................................................Beth Chalmers
Angela Sutcliffe................................................Jemma Churchill
Oliver Manders.................................................Carl Prekopp
Matron,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Natasha Pyne

Director Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.


SAT 01:30 Paul Temple (b00rs2dd)
Paul Temple and the Gilbert Case

8. The Guilty Party

Suave sleuth Paul Temple sets up a cocktail party - aiming to solve the case once and for all.

Another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife, written by Francis Durbridge.

CAST:

Paul Temple …. Peter Coke
Steve …. Marjorie Westbury
Betty Wayne …. Grizelda Hervey
Lance Reynolds …. Richard Williams
Sir Graham Forbes …. Lester Mudditt
Detective Inspector Kingston …. Duncan McIntyre
Louis Fabian …. Olaf Olsen
Wilfred Stirling …. Charles Leno
Detective Sergeant Johnson …. Alec Ross

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

Producer: Martyn C. Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1954.


SAT 02:00 Alison and Maud (b007k3ds)
Series 2

A Gender Agenda

A visit from Bernard's mother raises suspicion for the landladies.

Second of two series of Sue Limb's Bed and Breakfast sitcom about sisters Alison and Maud and their guests at the Abbeyfield Guest House in Norwich.

Starring Denise Coffey as Alison, Miriam Margolyes as Maud, Joss Ackland as Father, Chris Emmett as Mr Mullett and Geoffrey Whitehead as Bernard.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2004.


SAT 02:30 Spending My Inheritance (b00fjdqd)
The Party

Sitcom by Clive Coleman, starring Kris Marshall as cash-strapped forty-something Harry, who has to watch from the sidelines as his newly retired parents start spending their hard-earned cash on themselves.

Harry decides to throw his dad a 65th birthday party.

Harry ...... Kris Marshall
Jo ...... Raquel Cassidy
Brian ...... Kenneth Cranham
Liz ...... Judy Parfitt
Richard ...... Chris Pavlo
David ...... Dan Starkey
Stuart ...... Malcolm Tierney

Directed by Sam Hoyle.


SAT 03:00 Charles Dickens - Great Expectations (b00g3x76)
Episode 5

Pip meets his enigmatic patron, and wants to learn more about Estella. Amanda Redman and Douglas Hodge star in Dickens' dark tale.


SAT 04:00 Defining Moments (b01930kr)
Series 2

Art

By Anne Harris. A furtive reunion in Rome forces a woman to scrutinise her lover. Read by Jemma Redgrave.


SAT 04:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k202)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

When a man is murdered, his blood-covered son stands accused. But the detective has his own theory. Stars Clive Merrison.


SAT 05:00 Second Thoughts (b00l1tt4)
Series 3

Occupational Hazard

Bill and Faith’s plans for a proper getaway hit some holiday hiccups...

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

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

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 May 1991.


SAT 05:30 Nineteen Ninety-Four (b0148r4n)
Progress Is Power

'Difficult Day? C'mon, smile it all away!'

Is smiling really the answer to Edward's troubles?

Starring Robert Lindsay.

Futuristic sitcom by Richard Turner and William Osborne with a nod to George Orwell.

Edward ...... Robert Lindsay
Sophie ...... Siobhan Redmond
Charles ...... Paul Shearer

With Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Richard Turner, David Goodland and Christopher Barr.

Producer: Nick Symons

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1985.


SAT 06:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
Wish Me Luck

From Rochdale to renown, Gracie Fields's rise to fame was not without its traumas. Stars Tracy Wiles and Paul Nicholas. From April 1996.


SAT 07:30 Misfits in France (b00f85ky)
Impressions of Honfleur, Reunions in Rouen

Series in which Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee explore the connections between a group of Victorian writers and artists who crossed the English Channel for different reasons.

The series ends in Rouen, where Oscar Wilde rekindled his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas after a lonely summer in exile outside Dieppe. The museum in Rouen also holds a collection of paintings by Monet, Sisley and Walter Sickert's friend and patron - Jacques Emile Blanche.

Oscar Wilde ...... Simon Russell Beale
Claude Monet ...... Jonathan Tafler
Walter Sickert ...... Stephen Critchlow.


SAT 08:00 An Hour With... (b00sn7jn)
Alan Titchmarsh

Britain's favourite TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh talks about his life and career with an audience - and tells some of his favourite poems and funny stories. Hear how Placido Domingo sang to Evelyn Glennie, his attempt to interview Bette Davis - and shaking manure-covered hands with Princess Diana.

Green-fingered he may be, but there's nothing else green about Alan Titchmarsh. A fixture on our TV screens for over three decades, his gardening advice has brought pleasure and delight to millions. Alan's also written novels and books on horticulture.

Recorded in 1999.


SAT 09:00 Radio Soaps (b007jpk5)
Tim Bentinck - aka the dependable David Archer from BBC Radio 4's The Archers - brings you all the dramas in the history of BBC radio soaps. Brace yourself to re-live the all daily goings on from serials past and present:

* MRS DALE'S DIARY

[05/01/1948] "I'm rather worried about Jim". The catchphrase of doctor's wife Mary Dale is still fondly remembered from the serial that run for 21 years based on her daily diary of life with husband Jim and children, Bob and Gwen. Starring Ellis Powell.

In the very first episode from 5th January 1948 at 4pm on the BBC Light Programme, the Dales are preparing to move to Parkwood Hill.

[01/11/1960] Senator Kennedy has just been elected President of the USA. Great Aunt Hester arrives from Canada - and she's brought with her a rather strange sounding family...

* WAGGONER'S WALK

[28/04/1969] 'Moving Pictures' This was BBC Radio 2's replacement for The Dales (as Mrs Dale's Diary was later called) In this very first episode from 28th April 1969 at 4.45pm - Sixties London is still swinging with three women sharing a flat in Hampstead. Sisters Lyn and Tracy find their new flatmate Barbara a bit square - and there's drama over a painting.

[21/02/1977] Eight years later and it's the year of the Queen's Silver Jubilee. Lyn has managed to marry and divorce her first husband and is on husband number two. Sister Tracy married an American and has a child. Tackling some tough storylines, Waggoner's Walk ran for 11 years until it was rapidly axed in 1980 after a BBC economy drive

* CITIZENS

[27/10/1987] The very first episode of BBC Radio 4's soap opera charting the lives of the residents of Limerick Road in the fictional London suburb of Ditcham. Stars Russell Boulter. Hear why the critics at the time weren't too impressed.

[04/07/1991] Four years later and the end is nigh for the residents of Ditcham with shock news of a kidnapping. 388 episodes of Citizens were broadcast twice a week until 25th July 1991.

* WESTWAY

[21/08/1999] This was the BBC World Service's very own soap which ran for 8 years - branding it " a slice of contemporary London life" set in a health centre.
In this episode, the matriarch and heart of Westway Health Centre, Dr Margaret Sampson is coming to terms with the death of her husband Mike - and his unconventional plans for his own funeral.

* THE ARCHERS

[23/09/1955] Essential drama from the heart of the country. The world's longest running soap opera began in 1951 on the BBC Home Service and is still going strong on BBC Radio 4. In this classic melodramatic episode, Grace Archer - recently married to Phil - gets trapped in a stable fire. Will she survive? Will she manage to wreck the opening of Associated-Rediffusion as ITV was launched London?

[14/05/1978] Its back to Brian's early days of marriage to Jennifer and a blonde siren called Eva was their German au pair.

Produced by Jayne Gibson.


SAT 12:00 Writing the Century - Omnibus (b033bj75)
Vera 'Jack' Holme

Made for 4 Extra. 1918 to 1921, the life and loves of Vera 'Jack' Holme - actress, suffragette and relief worker. Dramatised by Louise Ironside.


SAT 13:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmlc)
The Brighton Mystery

When an American heiress is blackmailed by her 'dead' husband, it's a case for the astute crime solver. Stars Bernard Hepton.


SAT 14:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b00t1bnk)
Series 3

Hancock's Hair

Paranoid over going bald, the lad pays a visit to Maison James

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and 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 January 1956.


SAT 14:30 Dad's Army (b007jscw)
Series 1

Operation Kilt

Captain Mainwaring's squad is challenged to try and capture the headquarters of the Highland platoon.

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 Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Captain Ogilvy …. Jack Watson
Mrs Pike …. Pearl Hackney
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.


SAT 15:00 An Hour With... (b00sn7jn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 Down the Line (b02yjbx2)
Olympic Legacy Special

The ground-breaking Radio 4 phone-in show presents a one-off special on the Olympics, 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 and Paul Whitehouse.

Special guests: Esther Coles, Robert Popper and Adil Ray

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


SAT 18:00 Fear on 4 (b033ffpy)
The Hairy Hand of Dartmoor

4 Extra Debut. An angry man, who doesn't believe in witches, drives home at night across the moors. With Angela Pleasence and Struan Rodger.


SAT 18:30 Robert Holmes - Aliens in the Mind (b007jltw)
3. Unexpected Visitations

Believing the apparently simple-minded Flora Kiery may be the key to the strange genetic mutation they've discovered on the Isle of Luig, Professor Curtis Lark and John Cornelius persuade her to leave the island and come with them to London.

They believe that only by exhaustive laboratory tests can they ever hope to solve the mystery of her extraordinary telepathic powers...

Starring Peter Cushing and Vincent Price.

John Cornelius .... Peter Cushing
Curtis Lark .... Vincent Price
Flora Kiery .... Sandra Clarke
Kalman Baromek .... Steve Playtus
Joan .... Joan Mathieson
Purser .... Andrew Sear

Written by Rene Basilico from an idea by Robert Holmes.

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1977.


SAT 19:00 Radio Soaps (b007jpk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Eddie Izzard - Dress to Kill (b007qq9w)
Episode 2

The inimitable stand-up comedian entertains a New York audience, telling all on British films and national anthems. From 1998.


SAT 23:00 William Golding - Lord of the Flies (b0331rqn)
Beast From The Air

After their plane crashed onto a deserted island, the surviving schoolboys have strived to build shelters, maintain a signal fire and hunt for food.

Until now, they believed the island was uninhabited. But when the twins spy a mysterious shape on the mountaintop, rumours of a beast spread amongst the group. With nowhere to hide, the boys have no other option than to hunt it.

William Golding's classic fable dramatised by Judith Adams.

Ralph . . . . . Finn Bennett
Jack . . . . . Richard Linnell
Piggy . . . . . Kasper Hilton Hille
Simon . . . . . Jack Kane
Maurice . . . . . Barney Herrin
Sam . . . . . Bradley Shedden
Eric . . . . . Tomi Fry
Roger . . . . . Edward Bracey
Bill . . . . . Gabriel Brody
Littleun . . . . . Isaac Andrews
Mother . . . . . Stephanie Racine
Narrator . . . . . Ruth Wilson

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2013.


SAT 23:30 Ian Rankin - Rebus (b007jqmp)
Death Is Not the End

Episode 3

The Edinburgh cop uncovers a match-fixing plot while searching for an old sweetheart's missing son. Adaptation of Ian Rankin's novella, read by Douglas Henshall.



SUNDAY 30 JUNE 2013

SUN 00:00 Fear on 4 (b033ffpy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Robert Holmes - Aliens in the Mind (b007jltw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 An Hour With... (b00sn7jn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Writing the Century - Omnibus (b033bj75)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective (b007jmlc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Eric Pringle - Gracie (b01g69tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 Down the Line (b02yjbx2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch Omnibus (b008xzs1)
Episode 2

Fred Vincy struggles with his debts, and Dorothea finds her marriage under strain. Stars Robert Glenister and Caroline Martin.


SUN 07:15 Strange Weather Days (b00fsswy)
Series 2

What a Scorcher!

Meteorologist Helen Young visits Cheltenham to recall the UK's hottest ever temperature of 1990, when tarmac started melting.


SUN 07:30 Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting (b00ftk3l)
Series 1

Opera, Gas and Gardening

When Linda's neighbour Betty invites the Ground Force team round, some unlikely gardeners arrive.

Comedy series written by and starring Linda Smith.

With Jeremy Hardy, Hattie Hayridge, Martin Hyder, Margaret John and Chris Neill.

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2001.


SUN 08:00 Floggit's (b007xrf9)
From 16/11/1956

Village shopkeepers Gert and Daisy take in a lost St Bernard dog, but it doesn't seem to understand English.

Starring Elsie and Doris Waters as Gert and Daisy.

With Joan Sims, Hugh Paddick, Ronnie Barker, Ron Moody, Iris Vandaleur and Peter Hawkins.

Originally popular regulars in 'Workers' Playtime' on the BBC Home Service during wartime, Gert and Daisy won their own series, Floggit's, where they've inherited a village general store in Russett Green with a ragbag of local characters to deal with. It ran for 2 series between 1956 and 1957.

Scripted by Terry Nation, John Junkin and Dave Freeman.

Producer: Bill Gates

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1956.


SUN 08:30 The Men from the Ministry (b011kvmq)
Transatlantic Trouble

The bumbling bureaucrats welcome a niece from America and face up to a new Under-Secretary.

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

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

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 1971.


SUN 09:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b0112flv)
Episode 2

The war is over but the battle is only just beginning for Rusty, as she moves to Guildford to face her acid-tongued grandmother. Stars Mary Wimbush.


SUN 09:30 Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives (b008czvf)
The Big, Busy World

Meg faces marriage troubles, while Jo triumphs in her writing. Stars Buffy Davis, Jemma Redgrave and Gayle Hunnicutt.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b033s3nj)
Ladies of Letters

Dame Daphne du Maurier

4 Extra Debut. From Grieg to Aznavour, novelist Dame Daphne du Maurier shares her castaway choices with Roy Plomley. From September 1977.


SUN 10:30 Daphne Du Maurier (b00bdn13)
The Supreme Artist

The matinee is over, but who is the visitor waiting at the stage door? Michael Drew reads Daphne du Maurier's short story.


SUN 10:45 Centurions (b007jzpy)
Martha Graham - Appalachian Spring

The Graham dancers and Judith Mackrell discuss the 1944 dance which captured the pioneering spirit of the previous century.


SUN 11:00 It's a Funny Business (b033sqnc)
Ben Warriss

4 Extra Debut. The 'straight half' of famous double act Jewel and Warriss chats to Mike Craig about his showbiz career. From September 1986.


SUN 11:30 The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution (b00xgc64)
Ned Sherrin investigates the lore and history of matinees in theatres.

Featuring June Whitfield, Donald Sinden, Sandy Wilson and John Moffatt.

Producer - Philippa Ritchie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


SUN 12:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch Omnibus (b008xzs1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 Strange Weather Days (b00fsswy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Morse (b007k4rk)
The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn

Inspector Morse faces a puzzling trip into the world of the hearing impaired - with a murder investigation into the death of an invigilator in an Oxford exam syndicate...

Colin Dexter's thriller adapted by Guy Meredith.

Starring John Shrapnel as Inspector Morse, Robert Glenister as Sgt. Lewis, Richard Pasco as Dr Bartlett, Meg Davies as Monica Height, Stephen Critchlow as Donald Martin, David Timson as Phillip Ogleby, John Hartley as Chief Supt. Strange, Lyndham Gregory as Sgt. Dickson, Roger May as Nicholas Quinn, Alix Refaie as the Sheik, Denys Hawthorne as the Pathologist,Jane Whittenshaw as Mrs Evans, Patience Tomlinson as Elsie, Tracy Wiles as the Waitress, Zulema Dene as Mrs Bartlett, David Holt as Noakes, Ahmed Mustapha as the Arab voice, Alice Arnold as Ms Inga Nielssen, Caroline Strong as the Supermarket Manager and Geoffrey Whitehead.

Producer: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.


SUN 15:00 Floggit's (b007xrf9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 The Men from the Ministry (b011kvmq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b033vs2n)
Mel Giedroyc scrolls back through her best bits of this week's programmes, including floating homes, the rise of tennis in the 19th century, and a 3D-printed house.


SUN 17:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b0112flv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives (b008czvf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


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

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


SUN 19:00 It's a Funny Business (b033sqnc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution (b00xgc64)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 Floggit's (b007xrf9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 The Men from the Ministry (b011kvmq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b033s3nj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:30 Daphne Du Maurier (b00bdn13)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:30 today]


SUN 21:45 Centurions (b007jzpy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting (b00ftk3l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 As Told To Craig Brown (b00b0sh6)
Episode 2

Satirist Craig Brown presents a bundle of parody, social observation and nonsense in a romp through anything that's newsworthy and a good many things that aren't.

Narrated by Juliet Stevenson and Steve Wright.

With John Humphrys, Ronni Ancona, Jon Culshaw, Lewis McLeod, Sally Grace, Ewan Bailey and Margaret Cabourn-Smith.

Producer: Victoria Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2008.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b036lb0y)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Plus more from Arthur Smith's chat with James Acaster.


SUN 23:00 Goodness Gracious Me (b007jv2l)
Series 1

Episode 2

Indian students on a gap year enjoy bustling England's smells at the airport, the Indian Neighbours are cooking a roast and Skipinder the Punjabi Kangaroo hops in.

Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Nitin Sawhney, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia.

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

Scripted by Sharat Sardana, Richard Pinto and the cast.

Produced by Gareth Edwards and Anil Gupta.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.


SUN 23:30 Rudy's Rare Records (b00nkb2s)
Series 2

Ride With Me

Adam takes his mortality a little too seriously, and finds himself confronted with a little too much lycra.

Starring Lenny Henry, Larrington Walker and Joe Jacobs.

Sitcom by Danny Robins, set in the finest, feistiest, family-run record shop in Birmingham.

Adam ...... Lenny Henry
Rudy ...... Larrington Walker
Richie ...... Joe Jacobs
Tasha ...... Natasha Godfrey
Clifton ...... Jeffery Kissoon
DJ Karel ...... Andrew Brooke.

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2009.



MONDAY 01 JULY 2013

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


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b033s3nj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:30 Daphne Du Maurier (b00bdn13)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 Centurions (b007jzpy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 It's a Funny Business (b033sqnc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution (b00xgc64)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Floggit's (b007xrf9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Morse (b007k4rk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Michelle Magorian - Back Home (b0112flv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives (b008czvf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmrk)
Floater

Hitler has won the war...and the totalitarian Nazi regime in Germany has a terrible secret it needs to hide at all costs.

Anton Lesser stars as Xavier March, homicide investigator with the Berlin Kriminalpolizei called to investigate a suspicious death.

Best-selling thriller by Robert Harris - dramatised in five-parts by John Dryden.

Xavier March ...... Anton Lesser
Max Jaeger ...... Peter Ellis
Rudi ...... Andrew Sachs
Krause ...... Graham Padden
Jost ...... Robert Portal
Pili ...... Thomas Copeland
Frau Trinkl ...... Amanda Walker
Globus ...... Michael Byrne
Fiebes ...... Ian Gelder
Newsreader ...... Trevor Nichols
Newsreader ...... Alice Arnold
Chat Show Host ...... Ned Sherrin

Author Robert Harris is a former BBC reporter and newspaper journalist.

Producer: John Dryden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1998.


MON 06:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p4y6p)
Episode 1

Being hypnotised by his brother-in-law at a dinner party awakens strange abilities in Tom Wallace. Read by Trevor White.


MON 07:00 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b00f3xt3)
Series 1

Episode 5

Lucy's up for promotion, but Katie can't decide on naming her baby. Stars David Tennant and Elizabeth Carling. From June 2001.


MON 07:30 Just a Minute (b02ykcwr)
Series 66

Episode 6

Nicholas Parsons puts Gyles Brandreth, Russell Kane, Richard Herring and Paul Merton through their linguistic paces.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.


MON 08:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
Series 2

Episode 13

Sea bound drama with Moby Duck and Kenneth Horne seeks a bona performer for the BBC's DG courtesy of Julian and Sandy.

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 May 1966.


MON 08:30 Brothers in Law (b007k25g)
Series 2

Circling the Square

Lawyer Roger Thursby defends an author whose publisher refuses to print his new book.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, John Glyn-Jones as Grimes, Julia Lockwood as Sally, Bridget Armstrong as Joy, Bill Wallis as Denton and Robert Dorning.

Others parts by Douglas Blackwell.

Written by Henry Cecil and Basil Dawson.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1971.


MON 09:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b00xhhvm)
Series 6

Ship on a Bottle

After problems assembling his model three masted schooner, Arthur goes in search of a free gift. After taking a well-earned break at Gerry's Cafe he sees an advert in the local paper which gives him an idea...

All he has to do is express an interest in a 'no obligation' timeshare apartment in the Canary Isles, and the free gift is his! What could possibly go wrong?

Cast:
Steve Delaney
Alastair Kerr
Dave Mounfield
Mel Giedroyc

Producers: Richard Daws, Mark Radcliffe & John Leonard
A Komedia Entertainment & Smooth Operations production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 09:30 Thinking of Leaving Your Husband? (b00s0b31)
The Flying Dutchman

Sarah continues to go on a variety of internet dates with an assortment of highly contrasting men. All prove very unsatisfactory until she meets Paul, a Dutch pilot, who has been brought up in South Africa but now lives in Amsterdam. Paul is handsome, charismatic and charming and Sarah convinces herself that finally she has found the man of her dreams. But a romantic night is followed by complete silence from the elusive Paul. Could Sarah's Flying Dutchman be a lying Dutchman?

Cast:
Sarah ... Lia Williams
Paul - and all Sarah's internet dates ... Henry Goodman
Mother ... Miriam Margolyes
Tania ... Frances Barber
Francis Parker ... Roger Hammond
Lucy ... Eleanor Butters
Ellie ... Hayley Roberts
Angie ... Elyse Blemmings

Sound Design: Lucinda Mason Brown
Original Music: David Chilton

Director: Gordon House
A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 10:00 Charles Dickens - Great Expectations (b00g42tb)
Episode 6

As Pip heals and faces the future, startling facts about Estella emerge. John Shrapnel, Amanda Redman and Douglas Hodge star in Dickens' dark tale.


MON 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
Peerless

A man's friendship with a penguin helps him come to terms with a friend's death many years before. Read by Oliver Ford Davies.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b0366wn9)
Alexei Sayle, Reece Shearsmith, Mike Gayle, Bridget Christie, Emma Freud, Denai Moore, Cymbals

Clive Anderson talks to star and co-creator of television's The League of Gentlemen and Psychoville, Reece Shearsmith, about his role in Ben Wheatley's latest film, A Field in England, released in cinemas on July 5th

Writer and onetime agony aunt for teen magazine Just Seventeen, Mike Gayle tells Clive about his latest novel Turning Forty, which follows hot on the heels of his bestselling Turning Thirty.

Comedian Bridget Christie talks to Emma Freud about her new show A Bic for Her and why she wants to replace the costumes and props of previous shows with some simple frustration and shouting. A Bic for Her previews in London and the South East in July, then at The Stand, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, from 3 August

Alexei Sayle sheds light on his return to the comedy circuit after 16 years. Following his hit come-back performances at Soho Theatre, he takes his infamous and irreverent blend of political vitriol to London's Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July Southbank Centre and then from 13 - 25th August 2013 at The Stand, Edinburgh Fringe.

And there's live music in the Loose Ends studio from Cymbals who perform Window Edge, and from singer Denai Moore with Gone from her 'Saudade' EP, which is available now. Cymbals new single 'The End' is released on 22nd July.

Producer: Sukey Firth.


MON 12:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Brothers in Law (b007k25g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p4y6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch (b008y4gz)
Philanthropy

Dorothea is shocked to encounter Ladislaw, but delighted to help out Lydgate. Stars Caroline Martin and Tom Goodman-Hill.


MON 14:15 Book of the Week (b00p298q)
David Kynaston - Family Britain

God Save Our Queen

Dominic West reads from David Kynaston's vivid and intimate history of Britain in the 1950s, drawing on the letters, diaries and memories of well-known and ordinary people.

While the country is spellbound by the Coronation of 1953, another royal soap opera is about to unfold.

Abridged by Jane Greenwood.

A Loftus Audio production for BBC Radio 4.


MON 14:30 Book at Beachtime (b0366jdh)
Sophie Kinsella - Wedding Night

Episode 1

Made for 4 Extra. Sophie Kinsella's bestselling romantic misadventures of sisters Lottie and Fliss. Read by Sarah Alexander and Sophia di Martino.


MON 15:00 Charles Dickens - Great Expectations (b00g42tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b0366kyb)
On today's show, ringmaster Mel Giedroyc takes us on a tour of a modern circus, and author David Almond reads the first part of his own story The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas.


MON 17:00 Flying the Flag (b009x1kq)
Series 2

The Space Race

What goes up in the era of glasnost must come down, but exactly where is still a matter for negotiation...

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, Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov and David Goodland as Olav.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1988.


MON 17:30 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b00f3xt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4t9)
World Without Fire

After sparking a plane crash, the deadly Exon plant strain's advancement continues.

Conclusion of James Follett’s sci-fi thriller starring TP McKenna.

Max Flinders ...... TP McKenna
Denise Exon ...... Rosalind Adams
Howard Rogers ...... Paul Copley
Nurse ...... Joan Matheson
Craig ...... Noel Johnson
Blowers ...... Michael Shannon
Miss Anderson ...... Diana Olson
Scott ...... Diana Olsson
Helicopter Pilot ...... Peter Wickham
Farmer ...... Roy Spencer
Corporal ...... Gregory de Polnay
Sachs ...... Denis Goacher

Producer: David Spencer

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


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

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


MON 19:00 Round the Horne (b007js8b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 Brothers in Law (b007k25g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p4y6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b0366wn9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b02ykcwr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b00xhhvm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b0366lms)
Series 8

Episode 1

A satirical review of the week's news chaired by Sandi Toksvig. With Jeremy Hardy, Andrew Maxwell, Miles Jupp and Katy Brand.


MON 23:45 Hearing With Hegley (b009y1s3)
Series 1

Episode 1

The poet laureate of alternative comedy, John Hegley, presents a selection of his work.

With contributions from Keith Moore, Susan Norton, Andrew Bailey and Nigel Piper.

Producer: Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1996.



TUESDAY 02 JULY 2013

TUE 00:00 James Follett - The Destruction Factor (b007k4t9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


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


TUE 01:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p4y6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b00xhhvm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Thinking of Leaving Your Husband? (b00s0b31)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Charles Dickens - Great Expectations (b00g42tb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cq49d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b0366wn9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Flying the Flag (b009x1kq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Double Income, No Kids Yet (b00f3xt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jms0)
Stuckart

The Berlin detective fraternises with an American journalist. Together they try to unravel the secret at the heart of a post-war Nazi state.

Anton Lesser stars as Xavier March, homicide investigator with the Berlin Kriminalpolizei called to investigate a suspicious death.

Robert Harris's thriller dramatised by John Dryden.

Xavier March ...... Anton Lesser
Charlotte Maguire ...... Angeline Ball
Nebe ...... Stratford Johns
Frau Luther ...... Eleanor Bron
Globus ...... Michael Byrne
Krebs William ...... Scott Masson
Stuckart ...... Michael Culver

Producer: John Dryden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1998.


TUE 06:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p5x2f)
Episode 2

On an evening out, Tom faces a vision of a woman. Is he hallucinating, dreaming or seeing ghosts? Read by Trevor White.


TUE 07:00 The Million Pound Radio Show (b007k3vv)
Series 4

Episode 6

A flagship Ronald Ambrose Lecture and poorly Andy's NHS choices. Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell's sharp humour, with Jasper Jacob. From April 1989.


TUE 07:30 The Castle (b01jrt6b)
Series 4

Give Me the Flaming Torch

Hie ye to The Castle, a rollicking sitcom set way back then, starring James Fleet ("The Vicar Of Dibley"), Neil Dudgeon ("Life Of Riley"), Martha Howe-Douglas ("Horrible Histories") & Ingrid Oliver

The Olympics are coming to Woodstock, so what better time for Sir William to go on a go-slow & for Henry to hunt for dragons? Meanwhile, Sir John tries to get fit and Charlotte tries to get into her beach volleyball costume.

Written by Kim Fuller & Paul Alexander
Music by Guy Jackson
Produced and directed by David Tyler.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
Series 5

The Phantom Head Shaver

As baldness breaks out in Brighton, is there a connection to a glut of cheap tobacco

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 October 1954.


TUE 08:30 Jim the Great (b0334t0v)
Series 2

Here Comes the Hun

The moustachioed monarch raises an army to take on Attila and his approaching horde. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From September 1979.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b0366lms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Hearing With Hegley (b009y1s3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Classic Serial (b00tf9nr)
Nevil Shute - No Highway

Episode 1

by Nevil Shute

1948. The future of Britain's transatlantic aviation industry rests on the success of a new plane - the Rutland Reindeer. One has crashed already and an eccentric government scientist believes more will follow. The race is on to prove his theory before Reindeers start to fell from the sky. Dramatised by Mike Walker.

Dennis Scott ..... William Beck
Shirley ..... Alison Pettitt
Honey ..... Paul Ritter
Marjorie Corder ..... Naomi Frederick
Monica Teesdale ..... Fenella Woolgar
Elspeth ..... Lauren Mote
The Director ..... Tony Bell
Ferguson ..... Jude Akuwudike
Samuelson ..... Sam Dale
Dobson ..... Michael Shelford
Miss Learoyd ..... Christine Kavanagh

Directed by Toby Swift.


TUE 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
Loves Me, Loves Me Not

Sixty years ago, Frank's romantic hopes were dashed on a New York quayside. Will he now confront the past? Read by Dermot Crowley.


TUE 11:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k21c)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Five Orange Pips

After receiving a violent death threat letter, Colonel Elias Openshaw calls on the Baker Street detective. Stars Clive Merrison.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Jim the Great (b0334t0v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jms0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p5x2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch (b008ycys)
Wife and Widow

Lydgate is the subject of gossip, and Casaubon demands a promise from Dorothea. Stars Caroline Martin and Tom Goodman-Hill.


TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b0366n98)
Series 5

Episode 1

In a Montenegro hotel room, Matt's feeling amorous, but Lilian's tired and reluctant. Hurt, Matt complains she hasn't let him near her in weeks, despite his best romantic efforts.

Lilian decides to go shopping and Matt insists on buying her an expensive necklace. Making a forced effort to keep Lilian happy, Matt haggles and finally agrees a price. But Lilian disappears into the crowd, leaving Matt alone and confused.

In a peaceful church, Lilian befriends a kindly female tourist from England. The awkwardness of talking to a stranger quickly disappears, and Lilian reveals her pain over a man she was in love with, who died from a heart attack. Even though a holiday wasn't Lilian's idea, she had hoped that it would help, but she just feels even more alone. The tourist comforts her, and even offers to go and get a drink together. Lilian finally leaves and finds a worried Matt who sees she's been crying. He's desperate to get her to open up and confess what's on her mind. Lilian changes the subject, causing Matt to storm off saying it's pointless even being in Tivat - they may as well be home in Ambridge.

Back in the hotel room, Lilian accuses Matt of not being there for her, an argument escalates and Matt finally explodes. He knows she was sleeping with his brother Paul.

Writer ..... Tim Stimpson
Producer/ Director ..... Julie Beckett
Editor ..... Vanessa Whitburn

Cast:
Matt Crawford ..... Kim Durham
Lilian Bellamy ..... Sunny Ormonde
Jane ..... Susan Jeffrey
Mirko ..... Hemi Yeroham.


TUE 14:30 Book at Beachtime (b0366n9b)
Sophie Kinsella - Wedding Night

Episode 2

Fliss is determined to stop Lottie from making the biggest mistake of her life. Read by Sarah Alexander and Sophia di Martino.


TUE 15:00 Classic Serial (b00tf9nr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b0366nk3)
Mel Giedroyc hears about the 'The Headless Lady' sideshow illusion, and author David Almond reads the second part of his story The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas.


TUE 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cfzqy)
Series 4

Episode 1

Tommy and Sheila's sneaky agent schemes to sell off their back catalogue to a record company – but what’s in it for him?

Ageing showbiz couple Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr battle on with their second stab at fame.

Series 4 of Mike Coleman’s six-part sitcom starring June Whitfield and Roy Hudd.

With Pat Coombs, Julian Eardley and Edward Halstead.

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2002.


TUE 17:30 The Million Pound Radio Show (b007k3vv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008hvvp)
Episode 1

Tragedy strikes at the Opera House in 19th century Paris - home to a fabled ghost.

Starring Anna Massey as Madame Giry, Peter Guinness as The Phantom, James D'Arcy as Raoul de Chagny Helen Goldwyn as Christine Daaé

"The Phantom of the Opera" is a classic tale of murder, romance and suspense in 19th-century Paris. Gaston Leroux's original novel, "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra" was published in 1911 and it's never been out of print since. The subject of countless plays, films and musicals - this is the first adaptation to remaining utterly faithful to the spirit and plot of Leroux's original. There are many sequences here which have never appeared before in any adaptation.

Leroux was a prolific writer in many genres, as well as being a playboy and globetrotter. But he started out as a journalist, which is how he came across the true stories forming the basis for the plot of "The Phantom of the Opera": a misshapen skeleton unearthed in the foundations of the Paris Opera House, a subterranean lake, a fatal accident with the chandelier and, of course, rumours of the Opera Ghost.

This adaptation was the first version to include the correct operatic sequences referred to in the novel: arias from Charles Gounod's Faust and his Romeo et Juliette, and Desdemona's famous aria from Rossini's Otello. These were specially recorded by singers from the ENO and Opera Diva.

In the novel, The Phantom performs a section of his own self-penned opera - Don Juan Triumphant - and this too is included in this adaptation, composed by classical musician Tim Sutton. Tim also wrote a new score for the entire adaptation with a theme tune played by violinist Ruth Rogers.

Freshly translated, dramatised and produced by Barnaby Edwards.

A Big Finish Production.


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

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


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jlfp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Jim the Great (b0334t0v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jms0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p5x2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k21c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 The Castle (b01jrt6b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Father Figure (b01bw5cc)
Birthday Lunch

Family sitcom written by and starring Irish comedian Jason Byrne. Tom Whyte, much to the consternation of his overbearing Mother, decides to cook his Dad a Birthday lunch for a family get-together. What he intends to put on the table undergoes a transformation by serving time whilst best friend Roddy brings an especially unappetising contribution to the meal.

Tom Whyte.... Jason Byrne
Elaine Whyte.... Lucy Montgomery
Dylan Whyte .... Dominic Applewhite
Mary Whyte ....Pauline McLynn
Pat Whyte.... Dermot Crowley
Roddy .... Michael Smiley

Producer... Julia McKenzie.


TUE 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b036tqjp)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Plus Arthur Smith talks to Tiffany Stevenson.


TUE 23:00 Fags, Mags and Bags (b00rblt5)
Series 3

The Fall of Phallon and the Rise of Bugatox

The hit Radio 4 series 'Fags, Mags & Bags' returns to the airwaves of Radio 4 with more shop based shenanigans and over the counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave. Originally broadcast in February 2010, this series 3 repeat enjoys a run in the 6.30pm comedy slot.

Written by and starring Donald Mcleary and Sanjeev Kohli 'Fags, Mags & Bags' has proved a hit with the Radio 4 audience with the show also collecting a Sony nomination and a Writers' Guild award in 2008. This series features guest appearances from Sylvester McCoy (7th Doctor Who) and Ron Donachie (Titanic).

In this episode: Ramesh takes it upon himself to reunite a local couple who've split up, and he has to get busy after the latest kids toy craze sweeps Lenzie.

Cast:
Ramesh ...... Sanjeev Kohli
Dave ..... Donald Mcleary
Sanjay ..... Omar Raza
Alok ..... Susheel Kumar
Father Henderson ..... Gerard Kelly
Ted ..... Gavin Mitchell
Gay Alan ..... Tom Urie
Phil ..... Stewart Cairns
Mrs Gibb ..... Marjory Hogarth
Keenan ..... Max Merrill

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


TUE 23:30 Self-Storage (b0080x3g)
Series 1

Family

Dave's family try therapy to halt his descent, but he can't see the point - what's wrong with living in a storage unit?

Stars Reece Shearsmith and Mark Heap.

Sitcom written by Tom Collinson and Barnaby Power.

Dave ...... Reece Shearsmith.
Geoff ...... Mark Heap.
Ron ...... Tom Goodman-Hill
American ...... Phil Nicol
Judy ...... Rosie Cavaliero.
Sarah ...... Susan Earl.
Dad ...... Philip Jackson

Producer: Ed Morrish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2007.


TUE 23:45 Guy Browning's Small Talk (b0076mys)
Series 2

How to Go to a Party

The writer and humorist shares his tips on making merry and avoiding being 'de-mingled'. From August 2004.



WEDNESDAY 03 JULY 2013

WED 00:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008hvvp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


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


WED 01:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jms0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p5x2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b0366lms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 Hearing With Hegley (b009y1s3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 Classic Serial (b00tf9nr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqdb1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k21c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cfzqy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 The Million Pound Radio Show (b007k3vv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007r49s)
Switzerland

Probing the deaths of senior party officials in Adolf Hitler's post-war Germany, detective Xavier March gets a fresh lead...

Anton Lesser stars as Xavier March, homicide investigator with the Berlin Kriminalpolizei.

Robert Harris's thriller dramatised by John Dryden.

Xavier March ...... Anton Lesser
Charlotte Maguire ...... Angeline Ball
Nebe ...... Stratford Johns
Rudi ...... Andrew Sachs
Max Jaeger ...... Peter Ellis
Zaugg ...... Patrick Godfrey
Swiss Detective ...... Dan Fineman

Producer: John Dryden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


WED 06:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p6125)
Episode 3

Who is the strange woman that Tom Wallace sees in his living room? Why can he sense other people's emotions? Read by Trevor White.


WED 07:00 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k23r)
Series 2

Direct Action

A man with a tape measure sparks a crisis for Rabbi Fine.

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

Rabbi Abraham Fine ...... David De Keyser
Rabbi Su Jacobs ...... Tracy-Ann Oberman
Sadie Fine ...... Doreen Mantle
Melvin ...... Henry Goodman
Su’s Mum ...... Sheila Steafel
Mr Biggins ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Bernard Blatt ...... Simon Schatzberger

Music: Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2000.


WED 07:30 The Brig Society (b02ykygj)
Series 1

Fashion

Uh-oh - Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! Each week, Marcus finds he's volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - a hospital, the railways, British fashion, a prison. And each week he starts out by thinking "Well, it can't be that difficult, surely?" and ends up with "Oh - turns out it's utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?"

This week, Marcus has volunteered to be the face of British fashion, which is a feather in his cap - coincidentally making his very first fashion mistake there. But as well as promoting the corduroy cagoule and inadvertently releasing his own fragrance, Marcus will be examining the light-hearted topics of Size Zero models and child labour as well as pondering the inexorable rise of the Ugg boot.

Helping him fail to find the answers will be Rufus Jones (Hunderby, Holy Flying Circus), William Andrews (Sorry I've Got No Head) and Margaret Cabourn-Smith (Miranda)

The show is produced by Marcus's long-standing accomplice, David Tyler, who also produces Marcus appearances as the inimitable as Giles Wemmbley Hogg.

Written by Marcus Brigstocke, Jeremy Salsby, Toby Davies, Nick Doody, Steve Punt and Tom Neenan

Produced by David Tyler
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b00t3twj)
Series 3

The Student Prince

The lad is lured to Moravia as an unknowing decoy for the endangered Crown Prince.

Starring Tony Hancock

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and 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 January 1956.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b007jncs)
Series 6

Episode 7

Operation Chocolate - and a stirring ode to queen of the silver screen, Julie Andrews.

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

Written by Bill Oddie and John Cleese.

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 Liam Cohen, Dave Lee and Bill Oddie.

Producer: David Hatch/Peter Titheradge

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in May 1968.


WED 09:00 Winston (b007jnby)
Winston in Love

A Dangerous Critter

Everybody except William has fallen in love: Nancy with Roland from the Ministry of Whatsisname, Father with a ghastly old crone, Rosie with a handsome young 'blokie' - and Winston with a disgusting woman from the fish shop...

Peter Tinniswood's bawdy comedy serial stars Bill Wallis as Winston, Maurice Denham as Father, Shirley Dixon as Nancy, Liz Goulding as Rosie and Christian Rodska as William.

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio in January 1991.


WED 09:30 Says on the Tin (b00g4fv7)
Toothpaste

Disgraced American ad man Eliott Thurber is forced to transfer to the new London branch of Parabola Media.

CAST:

Eliott Thurber .... Michael Brandon
Esther Finn .... Samantha Bond
Hannah Walker .... Pippa Haywood
Zadie .... Joannah Tincey
Ted Bruckner .... Malcolm Tierney
Toothrot …. Chris Pavlo
Customs Officer …. Stephen Critchlow
Woman ….Janice Acquah
Child …. Manjeet Mann
Stewardess …. Donnla Hughes
Plaque Inam Mirza

Written by Christopher Hill.

Producer: Liz Webb.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2008.


WED 10:00 Classic Serial (b00thpvx)
Nevil Shute - No Highway

Episode 2

by Nevil Shute

1948. The future of Britain's transatlantic aviation industry looks grim following the crash of a new Rutland Reindeer airliner. Lives and careers are on the line as a government scientist tries to convince the authorities that he knows why. Dramatised by Mike Walker.

Dennis Scott ..... William Beck
Shirley ..... Alison Pettitt
Honey ..... Paul Ritter
Marjorie Corder ..... Naomi Frederick
Monica Teesdale ..... Fenella Woolgar
Elspeth ..... Lauren Moat
The Director ..... Tony Bell
Prendergast/Russell ..... William Hope
Ferguson ..... Jude Akuwudike
Sir David Moon ..... Sean Baker
Morgan ..... Sam Dale
Hennessey ..... David Seddon
Miss Learoyd ..... Christine Kavanagh

Directed by Toby Swift.


WED 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
The Ebony Hand

Bewildered by the changes in her life, an aunt finds solace in an unexpected place. Read by Penelope Wilton.


WED 11:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k241)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Man With the Twisted Lip

Trailing a missing man, the detective enters one of London's vilest opium dens. Stars Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b00t3twj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b007jncs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007r49s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p6125)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch (b008yq3h)
The Public Man

Even in death, Casaubon hurts Dorothea with a cruel codicil to his will. Stars Caroline Martin and Robert Glenister.


WED 14:15 Book of the Week (b00p298s)
David Kynaston - Family Britain

Brisk Buying and Selling

Dominic West reads from David Kynaston's vivid and intimate history of Britain in the 1950s, drawing on the letters, diaries and memories of well-known and ordinary people.

A new era of affluence is fuelled by a boom in advertising and the arrival of commercial television.

Abridged by Jane Greenwood.

A Loftus Audio production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 14:30 Book at Beachtime (b0366x4n)
Sophie Kinsella - Wedding Night

Episode 3

Fliss devises an outrageous plan to derail sister Lottie's honeymoon. Bestseller read by Sarah Alexander and Sophia di Martino.


WED 15:00 Classic Serial (b00thpvx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b0366x4q)
Mel Giedroyc spins a yarn about the history of the hula hoop, and author David Almond reads the third part of his story The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas.


WED 17:00 Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare (b007k2xh)
Episode 4

The Royal Dingle Company wreak havoc in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Stars Patrick Barlow and Louise Lombard. From September 1995.


WED 17:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k23r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008jw9j)
Episode 2

Christine Daae has disappeared. Is she with the mysterious Angel of Music? Stars Anna Massey, Peter Guinness and James D'Arcy.


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

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


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b00t3twj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b007jncs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007r49s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p6125)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k241)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 The Brig Society (b02ykygj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Children's Hour with Armstrong and Miller (b008yrwy)
Episode 1

Number One for young people - Martin Bain-Jones and Craig Children present their frightfully clever pop culture show.

Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong write and star in their first full-length BBC radio comedy series.

With:

Charlie Condou
Melissa Lloyd

Producer: Jon Rolph

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


WED 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b0374xyj)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Tonight, Tom Wrigglesworth chats to Phil Nichol.


WED 23:00 Revolting People (b00ftcck)
Series 2

A Bunch More Trying Times

Ezekiel gets a shock, and Mary is wooed by a newly arrived Captain. Little does she know he's recently been named "Cad of the Year" by the Bounder's Gazette.

Comedy set just before the American Revolution.

Written by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.

Samuel Oliphant .... Jay Tarses
Sergeant McGurk .... Andy Hamilton
Captain Brimshaw .... James Fleet
Mary .... Jan Ravens
Ezekiel Spriggs .... Hugh Dennis
Cora Oliphant .... Penelope Nice
Joshua Oliphant .... Tony Maudsley
Dashmount .... Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2001.


WED 23:30 The Problem With Adam Bloom (b007r0c7)
Series 1

Lending Things

Neither a borrower nor a lender be.

Adam Bloom explores what happens when you give something to someone and then ask for it back.

With stand-up reconstructions and help from Rob Rouse.

Written by Adam Bloom.

Producer: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2003.


WED 23:45 Fabulous (b00j6jkj)
Series 1

Episode 6

Faye causes havoc when she decides to gatecrash her boss's wedding.

Daisy Haggard stars as neurotic Faye in Lucy Clarke’s sitcom about a woman who wants to be fabulous but can't cope.

With:

Olivia Colman
Daisy Haggard
Katy Brand
Adam Buxton
Matthew Holness
Joanna Scanlan
Joanna Neary
Eve Dallas

Music by Osymyso.

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2007.



THURSDAY 04 JULY 2013

THU 00:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008jw9j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


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


THU 01:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007r49s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p6125)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Winston (b007jnby)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Says on the Tin (b00g4fv7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Classic Serial (b00thpvx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqh5g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k241)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare (b007k2xh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 The Attractive Young Rabbi (b007k23r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmsy)
Discovery

As the 75th birthday of Adolf Hitler nears, detective Xavier March hits trouble with his terrifying investigation...

Anton Lesser stars as Xavier March, homicide investigator with the Berlin Kriminalpolizei.

Robert Harris's thriller dramatised by John Dryden.

Xavier March ...... Anton Lesser
Charlotte Maguire ...... Angeline Ball
Globus ...... Michael Byrne
Krebs ...... William Scott Masson
Max Jaeger ...... Peter Ellis
Hotel Manager ...... Ian Gelder
Pili ...... Thomas Copeland
Friedman ...... Michael Culver
Car-hire Rep ...... Dan Fineman
Nazi Music Critic ...... Jonathan Coleman

Producer: John Dryden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


THU 06:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p684p)
Episode 4

Tom Wallace feels sure the woman he sees once lived in the house, but what does she want? Read by Trevor White.


THU 07:00 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076sdr)
Series 2

Lulu's Back in Town

Musician Roy panics when his wife's vivacious sister takes best pal George out for dinner. Stars Don Warrington. From June 2005.


THU 07:30 My First Planet (b01fjt0g)
Series 1

The Landing Has Landed

Day 1 on the colony and they've lost the food, the air, the Commander and the Mood Music. Meanwhile, Chief Physician Lillian makes a terrible discovery about Project Adam...

A sitcom set on a shiny new planet where we ask the question - if humankind were to colonize space, is it destined to succumb to self-interest, prejudice and infighting? (By the way, the answer's "yes". Sorry.)

Welcome to the colony. We're aware that having been in deep cryosleep for 73 years, you may be in need of some supplementary information.

Unfortunately, Burrows the leader of the colony has died on the voyage, so his Number 2, Brian (Nicholas Lyndhurst) is now in charge. He's a nice enough chap, but no alpha male, and his desire to sort things out with a nice friendly meeting infuriates the colony's Chief Physician Lillian (Vicki Pepperdine - "Getting On"), who'd really rather everyone was walking round in tight colour-coded tunics and saluting each other. She's also in charge of Project Adam, the plan to conceive and give birth to the first colony-born baby. Unfortunately, the two people hand-picked for this purpose - Carol and Richard - were rather fibbing about being a couple, just to get on the trip.

Add in an entirely unscrupulous Chief Scientist, Mason and also Archer, an idiot maintenance man who believes he's an "empath" rather than a plumber, and you're all set to answer the question - if humankind were to colonize space, is it destined to succumb to self-interest, prejudice and infighting? (By the way, the answer's "yes". Sorry.)

Written by Phil Whelans

Produced & directed by David Tyler
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jsg2)
Series 1

Battle School

The Walmington-on-Sea platoon is off to a weekend training camp - subject to Captain Mainwaring and his map...

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 Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Major Smith …. SJack Watson
Captain Rodrigues …. Alan Tilvern
Announcer …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in April 1974.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b01cv9v2)
From 30/04/1958

Flavours of Italy are on the menu, while Eth's claiming Ron is a daddy's boy 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 April 1958.


THU 09:00 Potting On (b00l3pxx)
Wedding

Invited to a big wedding, Pam wants to buy a big hat to wear and a big present for the bride and groom.

But Gordon’s got a severe pain in his wallet...

Sitcom about a couple at odds over running a garden centre and growing older.

Starring Pam Ayres as Pam and Geoffrey Whitehead as Gordon.

Written by Chris Thompson and Peter Reynolds with Pam Ayres.

With Trevor Bannister, Karl Theobald, Alex Tregear and Jemma Churchill.

Sitcom by Chris Thompson and Peter Reynolds.

Producer Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2008.


THU 09:30 The Personality Test (b00mvs9s)
Series 2

Antony Worrall-Thompson

Celebrity chef and writer Antony Worrall-Thompson quizzes a panel about himself.

With Sue Perkins, Lucy Porter, Will Smith and Robin Ince.

Series with changing hosts who quiz the panel.

Script by Richard Turner and Simon LIttlefield

Devised and produced by Aled Evans.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2006.


THU 10:00 Classic Serial (b00shgb7)
JB Priestley - Bright Day

Episode 1

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script. A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh. There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd
Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy
Young Gregory... Dean Smith
Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart
Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm
Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans
Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson
Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway
Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie
Mr Alington... David Fleeshman
Mr Ackworth..... Fine Time Fontayne
Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill
Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths
Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.


THU 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
Moth

A strange transformation brings attention and tragedy to a trailer park mother. Read by Debora Weston.


THU 11:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k25c)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Blue Carbuncle

The detective must solve a case where the only clues are a Christmas goose and a hat. Stars Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.


THU 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jsg2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b01cv9v2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmsy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p684p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch (b008yt1t)
Duties and Desires

Bulstrode meets an unwelcome figure from his past, and Ladislaw makes preparations. Stars Caroline Martin and Martin Hyder.


THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra (b036771n)
Series 5

Episode 2

It's morning and Matt's having a whiskey in the hotel bar. Lilian thinks it's a bit early, but Matt's going to do what he likes. The atmosphere's tense and Lilian takes herself off to go for her spa treatment.

Matt's approached by a chatty Russian business man - Vitaly Kedrov - who eventually invites Matt to look at a deluxe hotel development his company's working on. Vitaly says he may have some business Matt would be interested in. Intrigued, Matt goes along, while Lilian worries where he is. Matt takes a call from an anxious Lilian. Matt bluntly tells Lilian he'll be back soon - but they're due at the airport in just a few hours.

Matt returns to the hotel, where Lilian's all packed and ready to fly home. But he tells Lilian he won't be catching the plane with her. Lilian doesn't know what she'll tell everyone back home and Matt says to say he's staying for business. Lilian reluctantly leaves for the airport in the afternoon, reminding Matt that she loves him. He says an unaffectionate goodbye.

Writer ..... Tim Stimpson
Producer/ Director ..... Julie Beckett
Editor ..... Vanessa Whitburn

Cast:

Matt Crawford ..... Kim Durham
Lilian Bellamy ..... Sunny Ormonde
Vitaly Kedrov ..... Denis Khoroshko.


THU 14:30 Book at Beachtime (b036775d)
Sophie Kinsella - Wedding Night

Episode 4

Lottie uncovers a truth about her new husband, and meddling Fliss sparks trouble. Read by Sarah Alexander and Sophia di Martino.


THU 15:00 Classic Serial (b00shgb7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03677bb)
Roll up roll up, as Mel Giedroyc goes in search of the history of the flea circus, and author David Almond reads the fourth part of his own story The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas.


THU 17:00 Ballylenon (b00grysk)
Series 3

Episode 2

A distinguished relative's arrival rings the alarm for Vera McConkey. It's 1955 in the sleepy Irish town. Stars TP McKenna. From June 1996.


THU 17:30 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076sdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008lz2f)
Episode 3

As Christine faces grave danger, a mysterious figure offers to help her. Stars Anna Massey, Peter Guinness and Helen Goldwyn.


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

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


THU 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jsg2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b01cv9v2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmsy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p684p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k25c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 My First Planet (b01fjt0g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 The Shuttleworths (b00smbj9)
Series 5

How's Your Nan

Having recently enjoyed some of Ken's takeaway pompadom (sic), John decides to go for his first curry, but he's reserving the right to order an omelette if the food is too hot and is wearing a leisure shirt for easy washing as curry sauce can stain.

John is created and performed by Graham Fellows, and the series is produced by Dawn Ellis.


THU 22:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007k1wk)
Series 2

The Monster in the Loch

The elderly Scotsmen have a monstrous encounter in the great outdoors. Stars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Alison Steadman. From March 2004.


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b0374xym)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Tonight, more from Tom Wrigglesworth's chat with Phil Nichol.


THU 23:00 The Secret World (b012ylgm)
Series 2

Episode 6

James Bond star Daniel Craig tries to get car insurance. Jon Culshaw explores famous folk's private lives. From August 2010.


THU 23:30 The Big Booth (b007jryj)
Series 2: The Big Booth Too

Episode 6

Half an hour of mistaken identity, stolen photographic negatives and songs about anglepoise lamps

With Big AI, Stephen Frost, Rich Hall, Vivienne Soan, Jim Sweeney and Mariella Frostrup -who is not Magnus Magnusson. Or James Mason.

Boothby Graffoe concludes his series of surreal laughs.

Written by Boothby Graffoe and Dave Thompson.

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2001.



FRIDAY 05 JULY 2013

FRI 00:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008lz2f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


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


FRI 01:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmsy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p684p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Potting On (b00l3pxx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Personality Test (b00mvs9s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Classic Serial (b00shgb7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cqmjl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k25c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 Ballylenon (b00grysk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me (b0076sdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmtf)
Closing In

Detective Xavier March uncovers the terrible secret of Adolf Hitler's totalitarian state.

Anton Lesser stars as Xavier March, homicide investigator with the Berlin Kriminalpolizei.

Conclusion of Robert Harris's thriller dramatised by John Dryde.

Xavier March ...... Anton Lesser
Charlotte Maguire ...... Angeline Ball
Globus ...... Michael Byrne
Krebs ...... William Scott Masson
Max Jaeger ...... Peter Ellis
Nebe ...... Stratford Johns
Border Guard ...... Dan Fineman
Commentator ...... Alan Dedicoat

Producer: John Dryden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


FRI 06:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p689c)
Episode 5

After his series of terrifying premonitions, Tom battles to discover what Helen wants. Concluded by Trevor White.


FRI 07:00 Nineteen Ninety-Four (b014hq46)
Power Is Happiness

Edward Wilson is drawn further into the mysterious machinations of the government.

Starring Robert Lindsay.

Futuristic sitcom by Richard Turner and William Osborne with a nod to George Orwell.

Edward ...... Robert Lindsay
Sophie ...... Siobhan Redmond
Charles ...... Paul Shearer

With Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Pam Ferris, Richard Turner and David Goodland.

Producer: Nick Symons

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1985.


FRI 07:30 The Sinha Test (b012fs6y)
In April 1990, Norman Tebbit suggested that immigrants who supported their country of origin over the England at cricket were unpatriotic. The "Tebbit Test", as it became known, was always an over-simplification; there are lots of reasons why the immigrant community in Britain may not support England: apparently racist selection policies; leading players taking part in sanctions-busting tours of Apartheid-era South Africa; Britain's complicated and not always flattering colonial history; the fact that for fifteen years, England were simply rubbish. But is any of this still relevant?

In July 2011, the Indian cricket team will arrive in England as the number one ranked team in the world. Over the course of five weeks an ageing but brilliant team containing the likes of Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and possibly the greatest batsman to have ever played, Sachin Tendulkar, will compete against the young, improving team that includes Alistair Cook, Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad and Kevin Pietersen.

In The Sinha Test stand-up comedian and cricket obsessive Paul Sinha - born in London to Indian parents - examines why he has been a lifelong India fan, despite considering himself "as British as a pub fight". Between the jokes he speaks to experts - a sociologist and a former Test cricketer - to see if he's alone in not always cheering on the country of his birth when it comes to cricket.

Paul Sinha was nominated for the if.Comedy Award at the 2006 Edinburgh Festival, and more "Best Headliner" at the 2009 Chortle awards. His 2010 Edinburgh show, Extreme Anti-White Vitriol won five five-star and six four-star reviews. He is a regular guest on Radio 4's The Now Show and 5Live's Fighting Talk.

Written and performed by Paul Sinha.

Producer: Ed Morrish.


FRI 08:00 The Navy Lark (b007s84c)
Series 8

The PM Papa

HMS Troutbridge must take Sir Willoughby Todhunter-Brown and his wife to France on an official trip, but bedlam ensues...

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 Lady Todhunter-Brown, Michael Bates as Commander Bracewell, Ronnie Barker as Commander Bell and Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Todd Hunter-Brown.

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 November 1966.


FRI 08:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00k9dbv)
From 22/04/1984

From duelling kings to a Commons washroom attendant.

Michael Bentine stars in the ultimate one man show written and performed by the host.

Producer: Jamie Rix

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1984.


FRI 09:00 Alison and Maud (b007k3lg)
Series 2

Golf Is a Four-Letter Word

Maud seeks solace in Test Match Special while Alison gets in a flap over a bird fancier.

Second of two series of Sue Limb's Bed and Breakfast sitcom about sisters Alison and Maud and their guests at the Abbeyfield Guest House in Norwich.

Starring Denise Coffey as Alison, Miriam Margolyes as Maud, Chris Emmett as Mr Mullett and Geoffrey Whitehead as Bernard.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2004.


FRI 09:30 Spending My Inheritance (b00fkx90)
Voluntary Service

Sitcom by Clive Coleman, starring Kris Marshall as cash-strapped forty-something Harry, who has to watch from the sidelines as his newly retired parents start spending their hard-earned cash on themselves.

Harry ...... Kris Marshall
Jo ...... Raquel Cassidy
Brian ...... Kenneth Cranham
Liz ...... Judy Parfitt
Jess ...... Antonia Thomas
Mike ...... Robert Lonsdale
Jan ...... Jill Cardo

Directed by Sam Hoyle.


FRI 10:00 Classic Serial (b00sl3xz)
JB Priestley - Bright Day

Episode 2

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is remembering his youth in 1912, before the slaughter of the First World War when he was an 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Now in 1946, encounters with the same characters from his past unlock secret events, buried yearnings and give potential for the future.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd
Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy
Young Gregory... Dean Smith
Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart
Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm
Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans
Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson
Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway
Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie
Mr Alington... David Fleeshman
Mr Ackworth..... Fine Time Fontayne
Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill
Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh
Laura Blackshaw..Megan Winnard
Mrs Childs.. Olwen May
Hinchcliff... Jake Norton

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths
Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.


FRI 11:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cr1lq)
How It Stacks Up

A poignant portrait of John McCreedy's 46th birthday celebration. Read by Dermot Crowley.


FRI 11:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k26n)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Speckled Band

After her twin sister dies screaming in terror, a woman seeks the detective's help. Star Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.


FRI 12:00 The Navy Lark (b007s84c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00k9dbv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmtf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p689c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 George Eliot - Middlemarch (b008yvfb)
Reaction and Reform

Fred is unexpectedly employed, and there's bad news for the Lydgates. Stars Caroline Martin and Tom Goodman-Hill.


FRI 14:15 Book of the Week (b00p298v)
David Kynaston - Family Britain

A Pretty Mess

Dominic West reads from David Kynaston's vivid and intimate history of Britain in the 1950s, drawing on the letters, diaries and memories of well-known and ordinary people.

An increasingly affluent and confident Britain is rocked by the Suez crisis.

Abridged by Jane Greenwood.

A Loftus Audio production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 14:30 Book at Beachtime (b0367bcv)
Sophie Kinsella - Wedding Night

Episode 5

Fliss worries she'll never be forgiven, while Lottie reels at news from her past. Read by Sarah Alexander and Sophia di Martino.


FRI 15:00 Classic Serial (b00sl3xz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b0367bcz)
Mel Giedroyc gets spooked by scary sounds, takes a tumble with an Ethiopian circus, and introduces the final part of David Almond's story The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas.


FRI 17:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b0080jmp)
Series 1

Episode 1

Dr Strabismus sets a trap for a mouse, Colonel Wretch gets a visit from Hercules the Mighty, and Mr Justice Cocklecarrot encounters the notorious 12 red-bearded dwarfs for the first time.

Richard Ingrams, John Wells, John Sessions and Patricia Routledge recreate the world of the JB Morton.

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

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.


FRI 17:30 Nineteen Ninety-Four (b014hq46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera (b008p5cw)
Episode 4

Raoul and the Persian enter the Phantom's lair to search for Christine. Stars Peter Guinness, Helen Goldwyn and James D'Arcy.


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

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


FRI 19:00 The Navy Lark (b007s84c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Michael Bentine Show (b00k9dbv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Robert Harris - Fatherland (b007jmtf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes (b00p689c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Five Stories by Rose Tremain (b00cr1lq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Sherlock Holmes (b007k26n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 The Sinha Test (b012fs6y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Danny Robins Music Therapy (b00fq2t4)
Episode 3

Danny Robins harnesses the power of music to improve the world and solve listeners' problems.

Danny helps the worst five-a-side football team in the country and boosts the confidence of a listener who, at under five feet tall, feels that the world is heightist.

With Isy Suttie.

Special musical guest Connie Fisher.

Written by Danny Robins with Isy Suttie, James Sherwood and Danielle Ward.

Producer: Ben Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2008.


FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b0379jyj)
For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best laughs around. Plus Arthur Smith is joined by John Lloyd.


FRI 23:00 Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack (b00wdjff)
Series 1

Episode 3

Peter Andre is revealed as the most dangerous man on Earth.

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

With Philip Pope, Sally Grace, Waen Shepherd and Natalie Walter.

Written by Lucy Montgomery with additional material by Steven Burge, Jon Hunter and Joe Wilkinson.

Music by Philip Pope

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2010.


FRI 23:30 Continuity (b00tjq8m)
Episode 3

A Continuity Announcer's booth can be a lonely place - especially on the late shift, when you've barely seen your wife and children for a week. Still, this Radio 4 Continuity Announcer is nothing, if not a consummate professional and he's not going to let his own insignificant little problems get in the way of your listening pleasure. Especially when there are so many exciting programmes coming up in the next week, which he's got to tell you about. At least some of them are exciting. Some of them aren't quite his cup of tea, if he's honest, but that's not really the point, is it? They may be right up your street. It's not really his place to express an opinion. Even if it is tempting. This may be a come-down from heady days spent announcing on the Today programme, but he's got a job to do. Though sometimes it is rather difficult to concentrate .....

Alistair McGowan stars in a new subversive sitcom about a Continuity Announcer brooding on the escalating disasters of his private and professional life; at the same time as attempting to give us a preview of the programmes on offer in the coming week on Radio 4. Or what might be Radio 4 in a parallel universe. Trails for 'The Ethical Enigma', 'Britain's Favourite Sound' and 'The History of Britain One Year at a Time' are just some of the strange delights on offer in the world of this 'radio professional', who harbours a slightly inappropriate relationship with his audience.

Written by Hugh Rycroft a stalwart of 'The News Quiz' and co-creator of 'Parliamentary Questions' and 'Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue', the series also features the voices of Lewis Macleod, Sally Grace, Charlotte Page and David Holt.

Produced by David Spicer and Frank Stirling
A Unique Production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 23:45 Strangers on Trains (b00db0x3)
Episode 3

Nat Segnit is on a quest to venture inside travellers' minds with tales of doomed dates. With Stewart Wright. From September 2008.




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

Alison and Maud 02:00 SAT (b007k3ds)

Alison and Maud 09:00 FRI (b007k3lg)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 TUE (b0366n98)

Ambridge Extra 14:15 THU (b036771n)

An Hour With... 08:00 SAT (b00sn7jn)

An Hour With... 15:00 SAT (b00sn7jn)

An Hour With... 01:00 SUN (b00sn7jn)

As Told To Craig Brown 22:30 SUN (b00b0sh6)

Ballylenon 17:00 THU (b00grysk)

Ballylenon 05:00 FRI (b00grysk)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 13:15 SAT (b007jmlc)

Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective 03:15 SUN (b007jmlc)

Beachcomber... By the Way 17:00 FRI (b0080jmp)

Book at Beachtime 14:30 MON (b0366jdh)

Book at Beachtime 14:30 TUE (b0366n9b)

Book at Beachtime 14:30 WED (b0366x4n)

Book at Beachtime 14:30 THU (b036775d)

Book at Beachtime 14:30 FRI (b0367bcv)

Book of the Week 14:15 MON (b00p298q)

Book of the Week 14:15 WED (b00p298s)

Book of the Week 14:15 FRI (b00p298v)

Brothers in Law 08:30 MON (b007k25g)

Brothers in Law 12:30 MON (b007k25g)

Brothers in Law 19:30 MON (b007k25g)

Centurions 10:45 SUN (b007jzpy)

Centurions 21:45 SUN (b007jzpy)

Centurions 01:45 MON (b007jzpy)

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations 03:00 SAT (b00g3x76)

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations 10:00 MON (b00g42tb)

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations 15:00 MON (b00g42tb)

Charles Dickens - Great Expectations 03:00 TUE (b00g42tb)

Children's Hour with Armstrong and Miller 22:30 WED (b008yrwy)

Classic Serial 10:00 TUE (b00tf9nr)

Classic Serial 15:00 TUE (b00tf9nr)

Classic Serial 03:00 WED (b00tf9nr)

Classic Serial 10:00 WED (b00thpvx)

Classic Serial 15:00 WED (b00thpvx)

Classic Serial 03:00 THU (b00thpvx)

Classic Serial 10:00 THU (b00shgb7)

Classic Serial 15:00 THU (b00shgb7)

Classic Serial 03:00 FRI (b00shgb7)

Classic Serial 10:00 FRI (b00sl3xz)

Classic Serial 15:00 FRI (b00sl3xz)

Continuity 23:30 FRI (b00tjq8m)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 09:00 MON (b00xhhvm)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 22:30 MON (b00xhhvm)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 02:00 TUE (b00xhhvm)

Dad's Army 14:30 SAT (b007jscw)

Dad's Army 08:00 THU (b007jsg2)

Dad's Army 12:00 THU (b007jsg2)

Dad's Army 19:00 THU (b007jsg2)

Danny Robins Music Therapy 22:30 FRI (b00fq2t4)

Daphne Du Maurier 10:30 SUN (b00bdn13)

Daphne Du Maurier 21:30 SUN (b00bdn13)

Daphne Du Maurier 01:30 MON (b00bdn13)

Defining Moments 04:00 SAT (b01930kr)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b033s3nj)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b033s3nj)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b033s3nj)

Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare 17:00 WED (b007k2xh)

Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare 05:00 THU (b007k2xh)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 07:00 THU (b0076sdr)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 17:30 THU (b0076sdr)

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me 05:30 FRI (b0076sdr)

Double Income, No Kids Yet 07:00 MON (b00f3xt3)

Double Income, No Kids Yet 17:30 MON (b00f3xt3)

Double Income, No Kids Yet 05:30 TUE (b00f3xt3)

Down the Line 17:30 SAT (b02yjbx2)

Down the Line 05:30 SUN (b02yjbx2)

Eddie Izzard - Dress to Kill 22:00 SAT (b007qq9w)

Elspeth Davie - A Collection of Bones 00:45 SAT (b012yym2)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 06:00 SAT (b01g69tb)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 16:00 SAT (b01g69tb)

Eric Pringle - Gracie 04:00 SUN (b01g69tb)

Fabulous 23:45 WED (b00j6jkj)

Fags, Mags and Bags 23:00 TUE (b00rblt5)

Father Figure 22:30 TUE (b01bw5cc)

Fear on 4 18:00 SAT (b033ffpy)

Fear on 4 00:00 SUN (b033ffpy)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 MON (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 MON (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 TUE (b00cq49d)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 TUE (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 TUE (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 WED (b00cqdb1)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 WED (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 WED (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 THU (b00cqh5g)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 THU (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 THU (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 04:00 FRI (b00cqmjl)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 11:00 FRI (b00cr1lq)

Five Stories by Rose Tremain 21:00 FRI (b00cr1lq)

Floggit's 08:00 SUN (b007xrf9)

Floggit's 15:00 SUN (b007xrf9)

Floggit's 20:00 SUN (b007xrf9)

Floggit's 03:00 MON (b007xrf9)

Flying the Flag 17:00 MON (b009x1kq)

Flying the Flag 05:00 TUE (b009x1kq)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 18:00 TUE (b008hvvp)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 00:00 WED (b008hvvp)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 18:00 WED (b008jw9j)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 00:00 THU (b008jw9j)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 18:00 THU (b008lz2f)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 00:00 FRI (b008lz2f)

Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera 18:00 FRI (b008p5cw)

George Eliot - Middlemarch Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b008xzs1)

George Eliot - Middlemarch Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b008xzs1)

George Eliot - Middlemarch 14:00 MON (b008y4gz)

George Eliot - Middlemarch 14:00 TUE (b008ycys)

George Eliot - Middlemarch 14:00 WED (b008yq3h)

George Eliot - Middlemarch 14:00 THU (b008yt1t)

George Eliot - Middlemarch 14:00 FRI (b008yvfb)

Goodness Gracious Me 23:00 SUN (b007jv2l)

Guy Browning's Small Talk 23:45 TUE (b0076mys)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea 22:45 THU (b007k1wk)

Hancock's Half Hour 14:00 SAT (b00t1bnk)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b00t3twj)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b00t3twj)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b00t3twj)

Hearing With Hegley 23:45 MON (b009y1s3)

Hearing With Hegley 09:45 TUE (b009y1s3)

Hearing With Hegley 02:45 WED (b009y1s3)

Hercule Poirot 01:00 SAT (b007k213)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b007jncs)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b007jncs)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b007jncs)

Ian Rankin - Rebus 23:30 SAT (b007jqmp)

It's a Funny Business 11:00 SUN (b033sqnc)

It's a Funny Business 19:00 SUN (b033sqnc)

It's a Funny Business 02:00 MON (b033sqnc)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 00:00 SAT (b007jpbx)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 18:00 MON (b007k4t9)

James Follett - The Destruction Factor 00:00 TUE (b007k4t9)

Jim the Great 08:30 TUE (b0334t0v)

Jim the Great 12:30 TUE (b0334t0v)

Jim the Great 19:30 TUE (b0334t0v)

Just a Minute 07:30 MON (b02ykcwr)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b02ykcwr)

Like They've Never Been Gone 17:00 TUE (b00cfzqy)

Like They've Never Been Gone 05:00 WED (b00cfzqy)

Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting 07:30 SUN (b00ftk3l)

Linda Smith's A Brief History of Timewasting 22:00 SUN (b00ftk3l)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b0366wn9)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b0366wn9)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b0366wn9)

Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives 09:30 SUN (b008czvf)

Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives 17:30 SUN (b008czvf)

Louisa May Alcott - Good Wives 05:30 MON (b008czvf)

Lucy Montgomery's Variety Pack 23:00 FRI (b00wdjff)

MR James 00:30 SAT (b007k1kh)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b033vs2n)

Michelle Magorian - Back Home 09:00 SUN (b0112flv)

Michelle Magorian - Back Home 17:00 SUN (b0112flv)

Michelle Magorian - Back Home 05:00 MON (b0112flv)

Misfits in France 07:30 SAT (b00f85ky)

Morse 13:30 SUN (b007k4rk)

Morse 03:30 MON (b007k4rk)

My First Planet 07:30 THU (b01fjt0g)

My First Planet 22:00 THU (b01fjt0g)

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

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

Nineteen Ninety-Four 05:30 SAT (b0148r4n)

Nineteen Ninety-Four 07:00 FRI (b014hq46)

Nineteen Ninety-Four 17:30 FRI (b014hq46)

Paul Temple 01:30 SAT (b00rs2dd)

Potting On 09:00 THU (b00l3pxx)

Potting On 02:00 FRI (b00l3pxx)

Radio Soaps 09:00 SAT (b007jpk5)

Radio Soaps 19:00 SAT (b007jpk5)

Revolting People 23:00 WED (b00ftcck)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 06:30 MON (b00p4y6p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 13:30 MON (b00p4y6p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 20:30 MON (b00p4y6p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 01:30 TUE (b00p4y6p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 06:30 TUE (b00p5x2f)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 13:30 TUE (b00p5x2f)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 20:30 TUE (b00p5x2f)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 01:30 WED (b00p5x2f)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 06:30 WED (b00p6125)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 13:30 WED (b00p6125)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 20:30 WED (b00p6125)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 01:30 THU (b00p6125)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 06:30 THU (b00p684p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 13:30 THU (b00p684p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 20:30 THU (b00p684p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 01:30 FRI (b00p684p)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 06:30 FRI (b00p689c)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 13:30 FRI (b00p689c)

Richard Matheson - A Stir of Echoes 20:30 FRI (b00p689c)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 06:00 MON (b007jmrk)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 13:00 MON (b007jmrk)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 20:00 MON (b007jmrk)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 01:00 TUE (b007jmrk)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 06:00 TUE (b007jms0)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 13:00 TUE (b007jms0)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 20:00 TUE (b007jms0)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 01:00 WED (b007jms0)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 06:00 WED (b007r49s)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 13:00 WED (b007r49s)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 20:00 WED (b007r49s)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 01:00 THU (b007r49s)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 06:00 THU (b007jmsy)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 13:00 THU (b007jmsy)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 20:00 THU (b007jmsy)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 01:00 FRI (b007jmsy)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 06:00 FRI (b007jmtf)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 13:00 FRI (b007jmtf)

Robert Harris - Fatherland 20:00 FRI (b007jmtf)

Robert Holmes - Aliens in the Mind 18:30 SAT (b007jltw)

Robert Holmes - Aliens in the Mind 00:30 SUN (b007jltw)

Round the Horne 08:00 MON (b007js8b)

Round the Horne 12:00 MON (b007js8b)

Round the Horne 19:00 MON (b007js8b)

Rudy's Rare Records 23:30 SUN (b00nkb2s)

Says on the Tin 09:30 WED (b00g4fv7)

Says on the Tin 02:30 THU (b00g4fv7)

Second Thoughts 05:00 SAT (b00l1tt4)

Self-Storage 23:30 TUE (b0080x3g)

Sherlock Holmes 04:15 SAT (b007k202)

Sherlock Holmes 11:15 TUE (b007k21c)

Sherlock Holmes 21:15 TUE (b007k21c)

Sherlock Holmes 04:15 WED (b007k21c)

Sherlock Holmes 11:15 WED (b007k241)

Sherlock Holmes 21:15 WED (b007k241)

Sherlock Holmes 04:15 THU (b007k241)

Sherlock Holmes 11:15 THU (b007k25c)

Sherlock Holmes 21:15 THU (b007k25c)

Sherlock Holmes 04:15 FRI (b007k25c)

Sherlock Holmes 11:15 FRI (b007k26n)

Sherlock Holmes 21:15 FRI (b007k26n)

Spending My Inheritance 02:30 SAT (b00fjdqd)

Spending My Inheritance 09:30 FRI (b00fkx90)

Strange Weather Days 07:15 SUN (b00fsswy)

Strange Weather Days 13:15 SUN (b00fsswy)

Strangers on Trains 23:45 FRI (b00db0x3)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b01cv9v2)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b01cv9v2)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b01cv9v2)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b0366kyb)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b0366nk3)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b0366x4q)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b03677bb)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b0367bcz)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 07:00 WED (b007k23r)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 17:30 WED (b007k23r)

The Attractive Young Rabbi 05:30 THU (b007k23r)

The Big Booth 23:30 THU (b007jryj)

The Brig Society 07:30 WED (b02ykygj)

The Brig Society 22:00 WED (b02ykygj)

The Castle 07:30 TUE (b01jrt6b)

The Castle 22:00 TUE (b01jrt6b)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b036lb0y)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 TUE (b036tqjp)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 WED (b0374xyj)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 THU (b0374xym)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 FRI (b0379jyj)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007jlfp)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jlfp)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jlfp)

The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution 11:30 SUN (b00xgc64)

The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution 19:30 SUN (b00xgc64)

The Matinee: The Creation of a Theatrical Institution 02:30 MON (b00xgc64)

The Men from the Ministry 08:30 SUN (b011kvmq)

The Men from the Ministry 15:30 SUN (b011kvmq)

The Men from the Ministry 20:30 SUN (b011kvmq)

The Michael Bentine Show 08:30 FRI (b00k9dbv)

The Michael Bentine Show 12:30 FRI (b00k9dbv)

The Michael Bentine Show 19:30 FRI (b00k9dbv)

The Million Pound Radio Show 07:00 TUE (b007k3vv)

The Million Pound Radio Show 17:30 TUE (b007k3vv)

The Million Pound Radio Show 05:30 WED (b007k3vv)

The Navy Lark 08:00 FRI (b007s84c)

The Navy Lark 12:00 FRI (b007s84c)

The Navy Lark 19:00 FRI (b007s84c)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b0366lms)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b0366lms)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b0366lms)

The Personality Test 09:30 THU (b00mvs9s)

The Personality Test 02:30 FRI (b00mvs9s)

The Problem With Adam Bloom 23:30 WED (b007r0c7)

The Secret World 23:00 THU (b012ylgm)

The Shuttleworths 22:30 THU (b00smbj9)

The Sinha Test 07:30 FRI (b012fs6y)

The Sinha Test 22:00 FRI (b012fs6y)

Thinking of Leaving Your Husband? 09:30 MON (b00s0b31)

Thinking of Leaving Your Husband? 02:30 TUE (b00s0b31)

William Golding - Lord of the Flies 23:00 SAT (b0331rqn)

Winston 09:00 WED (b007jnby)

Winston 02:00 THU (b007jnby)

Writing the Century - Omnibus 12:00 SAT (b033bj75)

Writing the Century - Omnibus 02:00 SUN (b033bj75)