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SATURDAY 26 JULY 2014

SAT 00:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jybq)
Episode 5

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and British principal, Cyril Fielding. Read by Samuel West. Episode 5 of 15.


SAT 00:15 Sport and the British (b01cjm4t)
War Games

Week five of the series that explores how sport made Britain and Britain made sport. In this episode Clare Balding visits The Imperial War Museum to discover the vital role sport has played, both on the battle field and on the home front, during both World Wars. She starts in the Hall of Remembrance in front of John Singer Sargent's, Gassed, an oil painting more than twenty feet long, depicting the aftermath of a mustard gas attack during the First World War, with a line of wounded soldiers walking towards a dressing station. Yet in the background there are groups of men playing football. As Prof. Tony Collins of De Montfort University explains, sport became an essential part of army life, alleviating the boredom and the terror, by 1916 there was a football ground in each brigade area of the Western Front.
During the Second World War, Prof Tony Mason explains the importance of sport to those captured and detained in German prisoner of war camps, with football, in particular being used as a way of providing entertainment for troops overseas.

The series was made in partnership with The International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester.

The Reader is Alun Raglan
Technical presentation: John Benton
Producer: Garth Brameld.


SAT 00:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnl0)
Episode 10

When tragedy strikes pupil Lydia, headmistress Sarah Burton takes action. Stars Sarah Lancashire and Philip Glenister.


SAT 00:45 Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood (b01q9zl1)
Episode 5

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


SAT 01:00 The Museum of Curiosity (b00ksvt5)
Series 2

Episode 6

John Lloyd and Sean Lock invite guests Tim Minchin, Philip Pullman and Clive James to add to the collection. From June 2009.


SAT 01:30 Fry's English Delight (b00d6jfx)
Series 1

Quotation

Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language.

Stephen examines the thought processes of those who compile quotation dictionaries as well as those who use and abuse them. Such compilers can wield unsuspected power, conferring greatness on the most insignificant text.


SAT 02:00 Falco (b008ktyq)
Shadows in Bronze

4. Party

Falco heads to a party thrown by the wealthy and influential Crispus.

Helena gets shocking news and the Roman sleuth receives a nasty surprise.

Starring Anton Lesser.

Lindsey Davis's witty detective, Marcus Didius Falco patrols the streets of 1st-century Rome.

Falco ....... Anton Lesser
Helena Justina ....... Anna Madeley
Aufidius Crispus ....... Bertie Carvel
Petronius ....... Ben Crowe
Silvia ....... Sara Poyzer
Aemilius Rufus ....... Timothy Watson
Aenelia ....... Jaimi Barbakoff
Aufidius Crispus ....... Bertie Carvel
Atius Pertinax ....... Sean Connolly

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2005.


SAT 02:30 My Wizard (b0076xpc)
John Aizlewood examines the oft derided genre of Progressive Rock, a catch all term for a variety of bands from Pink Floyd to Yes to Hawkwind to Jethro Tull. He talks to Floyd's David Gilmour, Rick Wakeman of Yes and Keith Emerson, and ponders the subtle difference between 'Prog' and 'Progressive', before asking the difficult question - was any of it any good?


SAT 03:00 Jane Austen (b007jtd1)
Persuasion

Old Friends and New Meetings

It's 1814 in the village of Uppercross in Somersetshire. Sir Walter Elliot of Kellynch Hall has long since given up any hope of his daughter making a favourable marriage.

But Anne did fall in love, eight years ago, with Frederick Wentworth , a young man with no fortune and no family connections. She was persuaded to give him up - and he's not forgiven her...

Starring Juliet Stevenson and Sorcha Cusack

First published in 1817, Jane Austen's novel dramatised in three parts by Michelene Wandor.

Anne Elliot …. Juliet Stevenson
Jane Austen …. Sorcha Cusack
Captain Wentworth …. Tim Brierley
Sir Walter Elliot …. Roger Hume
Elizabeth Elliot …. Claire Faulconbridge
Mr Elliot …. Peter Harlowe
Mary Musgrove …. Kathryn Hurlbutt
Charles Musgrove …. Alister Cameron
Little Charles …. John Abell
Henrietta Musgrove …. Alison Dowling
Louisa Musgrove …. Jayne Dowell
Mrs Musgrove …. Sheila Grant
Lady Russell …. Patricia Gallimore
Admiral Croft …. Jeffery Dench
Sophia Croft …. Tina Gray
Mrs Clay …. Hedli Niklaus
Mrs Smith …. Carole Boyd
Mr Shepherd …. Stephen Hancock
Charles Hayter …. Clive Marlowe
Captain Harville …. Paul Alexander
Captain Benwick …. Tony Turner

Square piano (William Rolfe and Sons c 1810) played by Kenneth Mobbs

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Vanessa Whitburn.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1986.


SAT 03:50 Inheritance Tracks (b04cb4nj)
Graham Fellows

Graham Fellows - aka John Shuttleworth - shares his Inheritance Tracks.


SAT 04:00 Come Away, Come Away! (b00s6t4p)
Daredevil, by Michael Morpurgo

A reckless challenge leads to a dark discovery in a tale of nature and brotherhood.

James Bryce reads 'Daredevil' by Michael Morpurgo.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

To mark 150 years since author J M Barrie was born, birth, three leading writers for young people contribute stories inspired by a chapter title from 'Peter Pan'. The authors have been set the task of exploring the joys and the terrors of childhood without sentimentality, much as Barrie did in his original text.

Award-winning author and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books including 'The Wreck of the Zanzibar' and 'Kensuke's Kingdom'. The stage production of his 2007 novel, 'War Horse' has just transferred to the West End after an award-winning run at the National Theatre.


SAT 04:15 Roger McGough - Summer With Monika (b00bws4x)
Dramatisation of poet Roger McGough's iconic, magical tale of love in the 1960s. Stars Mark McGann and Katy Carmichael.


SAT 04:50 Roger McGough - Postscript: Summer With Monika (b00bwsdj)
Talking about the enigmatic muse for his 1960s magical poem of love, Roger McGough reveals who Monika really was.


SAT 05:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p4yp8)
Series 1

The Older Man

Patrick is delighted with Alison's new boyfriend, but what about the rest of the family? Stars Duncan Preston. From September 2003.


SAT 05:30 Smelling of Roses (b00f86x3)
Series 4

Episode 4

Rosie Burns and company find themselves involved in the relaunch of a radio station...and of an old disc jockey's career.

Another assignment for Rosie Burns and the event management company, where the clients are only part of the problem...

Rosie ..... Prunella Scales
Jo ..... Rebecca Callard
Bob ..... Duncan Preston
Tess ..... Annette Badland
Brad Marshall ..... Colin Stinton
Kenny Truman ..... Chris Emmett
Valerie Pilkington ..... Sheila Mitchell

Written and produced by Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2003.


SAT 06:00 Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge (b04bmvvq)
4 Extra Debut. Diarmuid Heape pursues pupil Polly to university at the expense of his teaching career, marriage and dog. Stars Alfred Molina.


SAT 07:30 Yes Yes Yes (b00t0zm6)
Series 1

All on the Black

John Rawling relives the 1985 World Snooker Championship, with Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor in the battle for the crown.


SAT 08:00 Archive on 4 (b04bmvvs)
Broadcasting Freedom

Bonnie Greer reports on the fascinating story of how black, pioneering broadcasters broke radio's racial taboos, putting radio at the heart of the national debate on race and laying the groundwork for the civil rights' movement. From 2000.

Bonnie Greer is a London-based playwright and author. Bonnie turned her own appearance on Question Time with Nick Griffin into a libretto of opera - and has indeed sat on the boards for the British Museum, the Royal Opera House, the Serpentine Gallery, even the Bronte Society.

This programme saw her trek throughout different locations in America to talk to those instrumental in the Civil Rights struggle as expressed through audio broadcast media.


SAT 09:00 The Workin's of Perkins: The Radio Life of Geoffrey Perkins (b00pk92h)
When British comedy stalwart Geoffrey Perkins died suddenly in 2008 aged 55, he left behind a legacy of programmes that few can equal.

He was involved in ground-breaking TV productions like Spitting Image, Father Ted and The Fast Show. He also kick-started the careers of the likes of Ben Elton and Harry Enfield. However, Perkins' roots were in radio.

His friend and colleague Angus Deayton presents this 3 hour showcase tribute to the producer, writer and performer: Featuring:

* Radio Active,
Series 1 Ep 2/6: Bedrock (Mike Flex Breakfast Show)
The National Local Radio Station offers advice for nuclear war plus guests Status Quid. Stars Geoffrey Perkins, Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson-Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope. From 1981.

* Hordes of the Things
Ep 1/4:
The kingdom of Albion is in peril. Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody with Paul Eddington, Miriam Margolyes and Simon Callow. From 1980.

* Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful
Series 1 Ep 1/6:
Ken Handley pitches to a motorway services chain. Advertising satire starring Martin Jarvis and Wendy Richard. From 1982

* Ernest Fontwell Versus The Experts
The Communications Experts/The Holiday Experts
How to beat the fiends in white coats and overalls at their own game. Two episodes of this 1979 comedy starring Frank Thornton and Patsy Rowlands.

* The 27-Year Itch
Series 2: Ep 1/6 The Family That Stays Together Lives Apart
Marital mayhem comedy starring Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden. From 1980.

* The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Secondary Phase (6/6) Fit The Twelth
Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths. Stars Peter Jones. From 1980.

Producer: Mik Wilkojc
Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2009.


SAT 12:00 The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles (b04bmvvv)
Series 6 Omnibus

Made for 4 Extra. Young Stacey causes a dilemma when she turns up at the village created for adults with learning difficulties. Stars Donna Lavin.


SAT 13:15 In the Psychiatrist's Chair (b04bmvvx)
Steven Berkoff

The director and playwright tells Anthony Clare about his lonely childhood before he trained as an actor. From October 1998.


SAT 14:00 Albert and Me (b04b6dbs)
Series 2

High Society

Single dad Bryan attends a garden fete and impresses the guest of honour.

Stars Robert Lindsay and Pat Coombs.

The struggles of single parent Bryan Archer to find work while raising his baby son, Albert.

Bryan Archer …. Robert Lindsay
Mum/Albert ...... Pat Coombs
Mrs Willis …. Diana King
Vera …. Marica Warren
Edward …. Gorden Kaye
Lady Samantha ...... Sarah Berger
Vicar ...... Michael Bilton

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Incidental music by Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1983.


SAT 14:30 Take It From Here (b0180fds)
From 21/02/1956

Can Ron pull off his starring stage role in 'The Glums'? - and the adventure of the Scarlet Pimple!

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

Classic comedy scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Music from The Keynotes and the BBC Revue Orchestra with Harry Rabinowitz.
Announcer. David Dunhill
Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1956.


SAT 15:00 Archive on 4 (b04bmvvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge (b04bmvvq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music (b049xyhy)
Series 1

Heaven 17

Since the mid-1980s, aspiring singer/songwriter, John Shuttleworth has been posting audio cassettes of his 'finest songs to date' to pop stars throughout the land, in the hope that someone would record his material. But all to no avail.

However, the BBC has very kindly given John a series and asked him to invite pop starts to bring their music to his Sheffield home. So it is that Chas and Dave, Heaven 17, Toyah Wilcox and Leee John find themselves in John's lounge having tea with wife Mary, being flirted with by Mary's friend Joan and hassled by John's agent Ken Worthington, as they try and perform not only one their greatest hits but more importantly, one of John's.

This week John is in a fluster as Kirsty the scottie dog has eaten the tape with all John's jingles on it - so he's having to play them all live and is worried they may all go wrong.

Mary has been complaining that the music is too loud - although she doesn't seem to mind when Heaven 17 are playing. And is that a lemon drizzle cake she's brought for them?

As Glenn and Martyn settle down to play one of their songs, Come Live With Me, Joan Chitty arrives and quite likes the sound of the title. So while John is fretting that the maths in the song lyrics are all wrong, Joan asks if the boys can give her a massage to ease her sciatica.
All this, along with Tina Charles telling John how to sing very high in Top Tips on the Telephone, leaves time short for Ken in the Konservatory - will it happen?

Written and Performed by Graham Fellows with special guests Heaven 17 and Tina Charles.

Producer: Dawn Ellis
A Chic Ken production for BBC Radio 4.


SAT 18:00 Mike Walker - Alpha (b0080p6l)
An all-knowing computer appears to have an independent life of its own - an abomination for those who believe in a supreme creator.

Father Marquez is sent to interrogate ‘Alpha’ to decide whether or not it can be allowed to exist. During their conversations, Marquez finds out far more than he expects about both Alpha and - much more disturbingly - himself...

Mike Walker’s chilling drama won Gold at the Sony Radio Academy Awards 2001.

Stars David Calder as Father Marquez, Sarah-Jane Holm as Alpha, John Moffatt as Cardinal Correlli, Ana Sofrenovia as Katerina, Daniel O'Grady as Tom and Lexi Ross as Sophia.

Original music composed and played by David Chilton.

Producer: Gordon House

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 2001.


SAT 19:00 The Workin's of Perkins: The Radio Life of Geoffrey Perkins (b00pk92h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Ross Noble Goes Global (b007jvs3)
Series 1

China

The stand-up comic discovers the bustling city of Shanghai, performs in front of the locals and marvels at the wonders of a thousand pensioners in a park.

Producer: Danny Wallace

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.


SAT 22:30 Chris Addison's Civilization (b00dr4t0)
Controlling the Universe

Chris Addison goes on a journey through the vast and rich subject of civilisation and explains exactly what we need to create a new one.

In the opening episode, he investigates the notion of a controllable universe.

With:

Professor Austin Herring (Geoffrey McGivern)
Jo Enright
Dan Tetsell

Producer: Simon Nicholls

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2006.


SAT 23:00 The Nick Revell Show (b00d7n9s)
Series 2

All's Well That Ends Well... Well, Well, Well

Writer Nick is leading a charmed life, which naturally leaves him feeling anxious.

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

With:

Alistair McGowan
Doon MacKichan
Brian Bowles
Alison Sterling
John Guerrasio

Producer: Ioan Magnusson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1993.


SAT 23:30 The Masterson Inheritance (b007jq63)
Series 2

The Mastersons Go Down

The Masterson's epic tale of murder, intrigue and a fast-talking parrot aboard a luxury cruiser.

The award-winning improvised historical family saga based entirely on audience suggestions.

Starring Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Jim Sweeney, Lee Simpson, Phelim McDermott and Caroline Quentin.

Producer: Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.



SUNDAY 27 JULY 2014

SUN 00:00 Mike Walker - Alpha (b0080p6l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Archive on 4 (b04bmvvs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles (b04bmvvv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 In the Psychiatrist's Chair (b04bmvvx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge (b04bmvvq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music (b049xyhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Winifred Holtby - South Riding Omnibus (b0088yyg)
Episode 2

Headmistress of Kiplington High School, Sarah Burton decides Lydia mustn't be allowed to lose a scholarship.

Winifred Holtby's (1898-1935) most famous novel "South Riding" was published posthumously in 1936. It's a rich and memorable evocation of the characters of Yorkshire's South Riding, their lives, loves and sorrows.

Starring Sarah Lancashire as Sarah Burton, Philip Glenister as Robert Carne and Carole Boyd as Mrs Beddows. With Susan Cookson, Maggie Tagney, Donald McBride, Lucy Beaumont, Annmarie Hosell and Maya Foa.

Dramatised by Gill Adams.
Director: Melanie Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


SUN 07:15 A Week at the Pitt Rivers (b04bmx7g)
The Musicologist

Five views of Oxford's Aladdin's cave, the Pitt Rivers Museum. Musicologist Lucy Doran explores the musical objects. From April 1999.


SUN 07:30 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007cnxp)
Series 2

Explorer

The surreal comedian's new challenge is to be an explorer, with no ability whatsoever. With Tom Goodman-Hill. From May 2007.


SUN 08:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again (b04bmx7b)
From 18/05/1940

Tommy Handley and team put on a sterling show, despite the efforts of Funf. With Maurice Denham and Jack Train. From May 1940.

It's That Man Again - ITMA made a radio superstar of Tommy Handley (1894-1949) and had more than 20 million devoted listeners to the BBC Home Service each week - with millions more around the world.

Catchphrases like "TTFN - Ta-Ta for now" and "Can I Do You Now, Sir?" coupled with a frenetic, topical approach made it utterly distinctive.

From 1939 to 1949, over 310 episodes were broadcast during the Second World War, breaking away from existing comedy and music hall conventions with an anarchic and irreverent style - created by its writer Ted Kavanagh.


SUN 08:45 Marriott's Monologues (b00sp4p2)
Betty Driver

Coronation Street's Betty Driver performs Marriott Edgar's The 'Ole in the Ark, Sam's Racehorse, and George and the Dragon.


SUN 09:00 Just William - Live! (b00765mp)
A panto visit sparks a surprise adventure for the scruffy schoolboy. Martin Jarvis plays all of Richmal Crompton's characters.


SUN 09:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet (b01c6gs7)
Episode 1

by Rosemary Sutcliff, dramatised for radio by Shaun McKenna

Ten year old Hugh is an orphan, forced to live on a farm with his Aunt Alison, who treats him cruelly. When she threatens to get rid of his dog, Argos, for running after the ducks, Hugh feels there's only one thing they can do. It's a decision which leads him onto the roads of Elizabethan England, where many adventures are to befall him.

Hugh ..... Josef Lindsay
Narrator ..... Adjoa Andoh
Aunt Alison ..... Jane Whittenshaw
Tobias Pennyfeather ..... Allan Corduner
Jonathan Whiteleaf ..... Peter Hamilton Dyer
Tom O'Bedlam ..... Carl Prekopp
Nicky Bodkin ..... Gwilym Lee
Zachary Hawkins ..... James Lailey

Producer/Director ..... Marion Nancarrow.


SUN 10:00 The Reunion (b013rjgk)
Boys from the Blackstuff

In this edition of The Reunion, Sue MacGregor reunites Julie Walters, Alan Bleasdale, Tom Georgeson, Michael Angelis and producer Michael Wearing to talk about their roles in the landmark 1980s drama series Boys from the Blackstuff.

Writer Alan Bleasdale's hard-hitting drama series was set against the harsh backdrop of struggle and bleak unemployment in the Liverpool of Thatcher's Britain. It chronicled the lives of a group of men as they sought to find work, whilst suffering the despair and indignity of life on the scrapheap. First transmitted in October 1982, it received widespread critical acclaim and became a 'television event'.

Boys from the Blackstuff had an immediate and startling impact, thanks to the sheer heartfelt emotional power of Bleasdale's uncompromising writing and an extraordinarily gifted ensemble cast. It painted an uncomfortable, but warranted portrait of a city and a country teetering precariously on the brink of social and economic disaster, where the only real victims were those who were prevented by circumstances from leading fulfilling and productive lives.

The original team join Sue MacGregor to talk about their experiences of the making of the series and its widespread resonance across the nation.

Producer: Christina Captieux
Series Producer: David Prest
A Whistledown Production for BBC Radio 4.


SUN 10:45 Fay Weldon Stories (b007jtk9)
A Knife for Cutting Mangoes

A tale of relationships and the insecurity that one woman feels when she replaces another. Read by Louise Jameson.


SUN 11:00 This American Life (b04bmyd0)
Long Shot

Slim hopes take different forms. A prisoner hopes for parole. A football team hopes to win. US Public Radio Show from 2010.

Weaving interviews, stories, and music, This American Life takes us on an intense weekly journey into the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people and situations. From 2010.

One of the great speech radio successes of recent years from Ira Glass and his team at Chicago Public Media.


SUN 12:00 Winifred Holtby - South Riding Omnibus (b0088yyg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 A Week at the Pitt Rivers (b04bmx7g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b009v35c)
Cards on the Table

1936: The enigmatic Mr Shaitana hosts an unusual dinner party. His guests include four sleuths - including Hercule Poirot - and four suspected murderers.

After dinner, the guests play bridge, with the sleuths in one room and the suspects in another, where Shaitana watches on. By the end of the game, Shaitana has been fatally stabbed with a weapon from his collection.

Agatha Christie's thriller stars John Moffat as Poirot, Stephanie Cole as Ariadne Oliver, Donald Sinden as Colonel Race, Ioan Meredith as Superintendent Battle, Christopher Godwin as Mr Shaitana, David Timson as Dr Roberts, Mary Wimbush as Mrs Lorrimer, Helen Longworth as Anne Meredith, Nigel Anthony as Major Despard, Sarah Paul as Rhoda Dawes, Marlene Sidaway as Mrs Luxmore and Ewan Bailey as The Butler.

From Agatha Christie's 1936 novel dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.


SUN 15:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again (b04bmx7b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:45 Marriott's Monologues (b00sp4p2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:45 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b04bmyd2)
Mel Giedroyc has the best of this week's shows, including her conversation with author Anthony Horowitz and why 400 false legs ended up beneath the floorboards of an ordinary home.


SUN 17:00 Just William - Live! (b00765mp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet (b01c6gs7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 18:00 Ghost Zone (b007jx3g)
Episode 3

Dr Beth Granger sifts through clues to the devastation in Inchbrae, but becomes the focus of a hostile presence instead...

And why does time in the Highland village seem to be breaking into different 'layers'?

Sci-fi thriller written by Marty Ross.

Stars Simon Tait as Dan Collins, Gayanne Potter as Jill Logan, Joanna Tope as Dr Beth Granger, Sandy Neilson as Captain Cairns, Lesley Hart as Heather Logan, Stevie Hannan as Lt. Hopridge and Finlay McLean as PC McBain.

Producer: Bruce Young

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in 2004.


SUN 18:30 I Am Legend by Richard Matheson (b00cfzw4)
5. Hunting

Earth's last living man, Robert Neville, steps up his hunt for the root of the plague.

Richard Matheson's 1954 cult classic set in 1976 USA. One of the 20th century's most significant vampire novels, combining sci-fi and horror.

Read by Angus McInnes.

Abridged by Scott Stainton Miller.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2006.


SUN 19:00 This American Life (b04bmyd0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 20:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again (b04bmx7b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:45 Marriott's Monologues (b00sp4p2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:45 today]


SUN 21:00 The Reunion (b013rjgk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 Fay Weldon Stories (b007jtk9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007cnxp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off (b007jwbg)
Series 1

Sudan

The naive Budleigh Salterton gap year student goes fishing on the African continent. Stars Marcus Brigstocke. From July 2002.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b04dbxgf)
For seven nights a week, the Comedy Club offers two hours of comedy. Arthur smith chats to Tierman Douieb.


SUN 23:00 Meet David Sedaris (b0125g85)
Series 2

Nuit of the Living Dead and The End of the Affair

The multi-award winning American essayist brings his wit and charm to BBC Radio 4 for a series of audience readings. This week: what not to do with a mouse, in front of strangers in "Nuit of the Living Dead" and the ups and downs of along term relationship get the Sedaris treatment in "The End of the Affair"

Producer: Steve Doherty
A Boomerang production for BBC Radio 4.


SUN 23:30 The Big Booth (b007jv50)
Series 2: The Big Booth Too

Episode 3

Boothby Graffoe meets a man with a replacement tongue and a man in a washing machine.

More guitar-flavoured songs and surreal laughs from Boothby Graffoe.

With Stephen Frost , Vivienne Soan, Big Al, Jim Sweeney and guitarist Antonio Forcione.

Written by Boothby Graffoe and Dave Thompson.

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.



MONDAY 28 JULY 2014

MON 00:00 Ghost Zone (b007jx3g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 I Am Legend by Richard Matheson (b00cfzw4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 The Reunion (b013rjgk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 Fay Weldon Stories (b007jtk9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again (b04bmx7b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:45 Marriott's Monologues (b00sp4p2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:45 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 Another Case of Milton Jones (b007cnxp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 Hercule Poirot (b009v35c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Just William - Live! (b00765mp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet (b01c6gs7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Falco (b008l1cb)
Shadows in Bronze

5. Surprise

Roman sleuth Falco closes in on his man, but gets more than he bargained for from Helena's old school friend...

Starring Anton Lesser.

Lindsey Davis's witty detective, Marcus Didius Falco patrols the streets of 1st-century Rome.

Falco ....... Anton Lesser
Helena Justina ....... Anna Madeley
Atius Pertinax ....... Sean Connolly
Larius ...... Christopher Kelham
Silvia ....... Sara Poyzer
Marcellus...... Paul Webster
Aufidius Crispus ....... Bertie Carvel
Aemilius Rufus ....... Timothy Watson
Gordianus ....... Christian Rodska
Aenelia ....... Jaimi Barbakoff

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2005.


MON 06:30 The Vernons Girls (b0076wgg)
An all girl group from Liverpool rose to success in the male dominated popular music scene of 1950s and early 60s. Michael Angelis charts the girls rise to fame with songs such as 'We love the Beatles', 'Do the Bird' and 'Funny all over.' How did they fare when the rollercoaster ride was over and what are they doing now?

Produced in Manchester by Angela Sherwin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 2006.


MON 07:00 Elephants to Catch Eels (b007qx6x)
Series 1

Elephants to Catch Eels

Why would a top London journalist be so interested that love is all around in Drumlin Bay? What's Tamsyn been up to?

It seems the new editor of 'The Times of London' is boosting circulation by becoming a scurrilous gossipy rag. Of course, that would never happen now...

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

Starring Lucy Speed as Tamsyn Trelawny, John Bowe as Jago Trelawny, Cameron Stewart as Major Thomas Falconer, Andrew McGibbon as Captain Marriot, Martin Hyder as Squire Bascombe, Mark Felgate as Dewey, Mark Perry as the Editor and Michael Fenton Stevens as Lampwick.

Producer: Jan Ravens.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.


MON 07:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b049y9pq)
Series 61

Episode 4

The antidote to panel games pays a return visit to the Assembly Hall in Worthing. Regulars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined on the panel by Harry Hill with Jack Dee in the chair. Colin Sell attempts piano accompaniment.

Producer - Jon Naismith.


MON 08:00 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007k0bg)
Hollywood and Back

The veteran of many parts recalls one of the worst screen performances never seen.

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

Performed and written by Peter Jones.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1986.


MON 08:30 The Navy Lark (b04bs00t)
Weathering

Can the inept crew of HMS Troutbridge manage to help a scientist complete their research mission?

Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive 13 series between 1959 and 1976.

The Sub-Lieutenant ...... Leslie Phillips
The Chief Petty Officer ...... Jon Pertwee
The Number One ...... Stephen Murray
Captain Povey ...... Richard Caldicot
Mrs Povey ...... Heather Chasen
The Admiral ...... Tenniel Evans
The Professor ....... Michael Bates
AS Tiddy ...... Lawrie Wyman
The Spy ...... Elizabeth Morgan

Written by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1969.


MON 09:00 The Personality Test (b00m5tks)
Series 1

Gyles Brandreth

Broadcaster, author and ex-MP Gyles Brandreth quizzes a panel about himself.

Sue Perkins, Alan Carr and Lucy Porter battle with queries based on Gyle's life, whims and interests

Series in which a fresh host every episode quizzes a comedy panel about themselves.

Script by Richard Turner

Devised & produced by Aled Evans.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.


MON 09:30 My First Planet (b04bw6ny)
Series 2

One Small Naughty Step for Man

Day 32 and the colony teacher tells Carol & Richard to go and sit in the naughty airlock. Meanwhile Lillian has to face a deadly rival, armed only with a marker pen and the common cold

The return of the hit sitcom starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Vicki Pepperdine ("Getting On") set on a shiny new planet.

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.

Personnel:
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), 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 colonise 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 and Directed by David Tyler.


MON 10:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdf)
Persuasion

Accidents and Encounters

Captain Wentworth has returned to the village of Uppercross - becoming the centre of social life for the Musgrove family.

Only Anne Elliot appears to remember the past and her rejection of his love eight years ago. But is it coldness of indifference which she now senses in his attitude towards her?

First published in 1817, Jane Austen's last fully completed novel, dramatised by Michelene Wandor.

Anne Elliot …. Juliet Stevenson
Captain Wentworth …. Tim Brierley
Jane Austen …. Sorcha Cusack
Sir Walter Elliot …. Roger Hume
Elizabeth Elliot …. Claire Faulconbridge
Mr Elliot …. Peter Harlowe
Mary Musgrove …. Kathryn Hurlbutt
Charles Musgrove …. Alister Cameron
Louisa Musgrove …. Jayne Dowell
Henrietta Musgrove …. Alison Dowling
Mrs Musgrove …. Sheila Grant
Lady Russell …. Patricia Gallimore
Admiral Croft …. Jeffery Dench
Sophia Croft …. Tina Gray
Mrs Clay …. Hedli Niklaus
Mrs Smith …. Carole Boyd
Captain Harville …. Paul Alexander
Captain Benwick …. Tony Turner

Square piano (William Rolfe and Sons c 1810) played by Kenneth Mobbs

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Vanessa Whitburn.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1986.


MON 11:00 Come Away, Come Away! (b00s6t4r)
The Beautiful Freedom Cage by Julie Bertagna

Alam travels from his desolate mountain community to the glittering promise of Europe, where he hopes to learn the true meaning of freedom.

Laura Smales reads 'The Beautiful Freedom Cage' by Julie Bertagna.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

To mark 150 years since author J M Barrie's birth, three leading writers for young people contribute stories inspired by a chapter title from 'Peter Pan'. The authors have been set the task of exploring the joys and the terrors of childhood without sentimentality, much as Barrie did in his original text.

Julie Bertagna writes for children and young adults and will shortly publish the final part of her acclaimed Savage Earth saga, 'Aurora'. She has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book award and the Blue Peter Book Awards.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b04bj8j1)
Clive Anderson, Frank Skinner, Glen Matlock, Sophia Myles, Jess Thom, Scottee, Hercules and Love Affair, The Good Ones

Frank Skinner tells Clive about exposing his more sophisticated side, in his Edinburgh Fringe show (and touring) Man In A Suit: actress Sophia Myles (Spooks, Dr Who... ) chats about new film Blackwood, a retro-feel English ghost story to give us the shivers; also heading for the Edinburgh Fringe is Glen Matlock with his Festival debut - a spoken word show documenting his life as a teenage Sex Pistol. And guest interviewer Scottee talks to writer, artist and part-time superhero Jess Thom, who created her Touretteshero show (also part of the Edinburgh Fringe) to celebrate the creative side of the neurological condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. With music from Rwandan genocide survivors The Good Ones and from Hercules and Love Affair

Producer: Sukey Firth.


MON 12:00 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007k0bg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Navy Lark (b04bs00t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Falco (b008l1cb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 The Vernons Girls (b0076wgg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyfb)
Episode 6

Dr Aziz organises a trip to the Marabar Caves, but not all of the party manage to catch the train. Read by Samuel West.


MON 14:15 Sport and the British (b01cjwtv)
Broadcasting to the Nation

Clare Balding discovers how the birth of broadcasting changed British sport for ever. Radio played a crucial role in the popularisation of sport, suddenly you didn't need to be at the event to know exactly what happened or to be swept up in the excitement of the match. Jean Seaton, the BBC's historian explains how the events that were chosen for outside broadcast began to provide a secular calendar for the year, with the schedule being dominated by the most commentator friendly sports; football and tennis were a fit, flying fishing and pigeon racing were not.

We hear some of the earliest and most celebrated sports broadcasters ; George ' by Jove' Allison, Raymond Baxter, Brian Johnson and John Arlott, who describes the man responsible for the first sports programming on the BBC, Seymour Joly de Lotbiniere.

The series was made in partnership with The International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University.

Readers: Stuart McLoughlin and Jo Munro
Technical presentation: John Benton
Producer: Lucy Lunt
Executive producer: Ian Bent.


MON 14:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnm4)
Episode 11

Sarah Burton encounters the bitter taste of loss and the joy of achievement, as the headmistress of Kiplington High School.

Winifred Holtby's (1898-1935) most famous novel "South Riding" was published posthumously in 1936. It's a rich and memorable evocation of the characters of Yorkshire's South Riding, their lives, loves and sorrows.

Starring Sarah Lancashire as Sarah Burton, Philip Glenister as Robert Carne and Carole Boyd as Mrs Beddows. With Susan Cookson, Maggie Tagney, Donald McBride, Lucy Beaumont, Annmarie Hosell and Maya Foa.

Dramatised by Gill Adams.
Director: Melanie Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.


MON 14:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pb1m)
Episode 1

Eleanor Bron reads Michael Holroyd's biography of Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, the two greats of the Victorian stage.

When Ellen's first marriage breaks down, she lives up to her "fallen woman" reputation by running off with a friend of Oscar Wilde and only returns to the stage when debts begin to mount.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Producer: Justine Willett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.


MON 15:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b04bw86q)
Mel Giedroyc is at the Commonwealth Games. Her guest is Judy Murray, tennis coach and mother of Andy and Jamie. The story is Alexander McCall Smith's The Great Happiness Survey.


MON 17:00 Second Thoughts (b00fnfns)
Series 2

Health and Efficiency

Faith heads to a health farm, leaving Bill to mind the happy home.

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

Stars Lynda Bellingham as Faith, James Bolam as Bill, Celia Imrie as Hilary, Belinda Lang as Liza, Kelda Holmes as Hannah, Norman Bird as Mr Burrows and Nicholas Courtney as Ray.

Series two 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: Sioned Wiliam

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1989.


MON 17:30 Elephants to Catch Eels (b007qx6x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 The Personality Test (b00m5tks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 18:30 A Good Read (b04bw86y)
Judy Simpson and Tom Watt

Tom Sutcliffe, Judy Simpson and Tom Watt on novels by Mary Shelley, Candia McWilliam and Akif Pirincci. From January 1998.

A Little Stranger by Candia McWilliam
Publisher: Picador.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Publisher: Penguin.

Felidae on the Road by Akif Pirincci
Publisher: Fourth Estate.


MON 19:00 J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook (b007k0bg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Navy Lark (b04bs00t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Falco (b008l1cb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 The Vernons Girls (b0076wgg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Come Away, Come Away! (b00s6t4r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b04bj8j1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b049y9pq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 My First Planet (b04bw6ny)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b04bw8c7)
Series 11

Episode 8

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists including Susan Calman.


MON 23:45 Creme de la Crime (b0081mpp)
Series 2

Six Feet Down Under

Michael Feydeau -TV's much loved Inspector Niblett - and crime expert, David Pershore probe a strange death by cutlery back in 1824.

Tales from the vaults of villainy written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.

Director: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2002.



TUESDAY 29 JULY 2014

TUE 00:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyfb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:15 Sport and the British (b01cjwtv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnm4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Monday]


TUE 00:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pb1m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 The Personality Test (b00m5tks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 A Good Read (b04bw86y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Falco (b008l1cb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 The Vernons Girls (b0076wgg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Come Away, Come Away! (b00s6t4r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b04bj8j1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Second Thoughts (b00fnfns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Elephants to Catch Eels (b007qx6x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Falco (b008m17q)
Shadows in Bronze

6. Showdown

A final showdown for Roman sleuth Falco - but his reunion with Helena proves bittersweet.

Starring Anton Lesser.

Lindsey Davis's witty detective, Marcus Didius Falco patrols the streets of 1st-century Rome.

Falco ....... Anton Lesser
Petronius ....... Ben Crowe
Helena Justina ....... Anna Madeley
Decimus Camillus ....... Robert Lister
Vespasian ....... Michael Tudor Barnes
Silvia ....... Sara Poyzer
Tullia ....... Fiona Clarke
Gordianus ....... Christian Rodska
Atius Pertinax ....... Sean Connolly

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2005.


TUE 06:30 On the Trail of the Templars (b007nt7q)
It inspired bestsellers and Hollywood, but Martin Palmer wants to know the truth behind the medieval Knights Templar. From June 2007.


TUE 07:00 Safety Catch (b00vryr6)
Series 3

What's My Motivation

Simon decides it's finally time to get self-motivated and starts composing his electronic music, self-motivation isn't as easy as he'd thought.

Take make life even more difficult his mother decides to get a job at Heathcote Sanders.

As Judith eloquently puts it, to have one member of the family working in the arms trade may be regarded as misfortune, to have two looks like genetic wickedness.

Laurence Howarth's black comedy of modern morality set in the world of arms dealing.

Simon is a generally nice chap who just fell into arms dealing and he needs to pay his mortgage just like everyone else. His real love is electronic music so this is just a stop gap until he finds the perfect outlet for it. Okay the gap has lasted five years, but that's not the point.

Simon McGrath ..... Darren Boyd
Anna Grieg ..... Joanna Page
Boris Kemal ..... Lewis Macleod
Judith McGrath ..... Sarah Smart
Angela McGrath ..... Brigit Forsyth
Madeleine Turnbull ..... Rachel Atkins

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2010.


TUE 07:30 Beauty of Britain (b010t6yh)
Series 2

Mission Command

Beauty Oolonga struggles with an irascible gentleman and the Featherdown office struggle with Social Services' new pilot scheme for elder care.

This means assessment exercises are based on the battle principles of General von Moltke of the Prussian Army...'

Starring Jocelyn Jee Esien.

Beauty's adventures continue as the Featherdown Agency sends her to provide care for the elderly.

Beauty’s Zimbabwean Shona background has taught her to respect age. She sees Britain at its best and its worst

Written by Christopher Douglas and Nicola Sanderson

Beauty ..... Jocelyn Jee Esien
Derek ..... Oscar James
Nicole/Topaz/Tiffany ..... Morwenna Banks
Karen ..... Nicola Sanderson
Sally ..... Felicity Montagu
Olivia/PhD Student .....Vicki Pepperdine

Music by The West End Gospel Choir.

Producer : Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2011.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b00cghns)
Series 8

The Junk Affair

Neddie combs the world for junk, hoping to corner the market and make a packet. Stars Harry Secombe. From October 1957.


TUE 08:30 Doctor in the House (b007jsw0)
St Swithin's

Simon Sparrow dithers over registering to train as a doctor as St Swithin's hospital in London.

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

Starring Richard Briers as Simon Sparrow, Geoffrey Sumner as Sir Lancelot Spratt, Ray Cooney as Tony Benskin, Erik Chitty as the Secretary, Beth Boyd as the Sister and Michael Deacon as the Padre.

Special guest star: John le Mesurier as The Dean

Producer: David Hatch

Recorded at the BBC Paris studio in London.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1968.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b04bw8c7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Creme de la Crime (b0081mpp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdp)
Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

Louisa Musgrove has become engaged to Captain Benwick and Anne Elliot dares to hope that Captain Wentworth's affections might, once again, be hers...

The conclusion of Jane Austen's novel dramatised by Michelene Wandor.

Anne Elliot …. Juliet Stevenson
Captain Wentworth …. Tim Brierley
Jane Austen …. Sorcha Cusack
Sir Walter Elliot …. Roger Hume
Elizabeth Elliot …. Claire Faulconbridge
Mr Elliot …. Peter Harlowe
Mary Musgrove …. Kathryn Hurlbutt
Charles Musgrove …. Alister Cameron
Henrietta Musgrove …. Alison Dowling
Mrs Musgrove …. Sheila Grant
Lady Russell …. Patricia Gallimore
Sophia Croft …. Tina Gray
Mrs Clay …. Hedli Niklaus
Mrs Smith …. Carole Boyd
Captain Harville …. Paul Alexander

Square piano (William Rolfe and Sons c 1810) played by Kenneth Mobbs

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Vanessa Whitburn.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1986.


TUE 11:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f44)
Financing Finnegan

A writer finds his own modest career eclipsed by a more volatile author, who ends up in the North Pole. Read by John Sharian.


TUE 11:15 Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut (b007k1f8)
When Jimmy asks Clara to teach him to read, an unlikely friendship develops, forged through fear. Stars Jim Sturgess.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b00cghns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Doctor in the House (b007jsw0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Falco (b008m17q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 On the Trail of the Templars (b007nt7q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jygm)
Episode 7

Dr Aziz's triumphant mountain expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair. Read by Samuel West.


TUE 14:15 Sport and the British (b01ckgg5)
Driving Innovation

Clare Balding continues to explore how Britain shaped sport and sport shaped Britain. Horse racing may be the sport of kings but the princes, playboys and plutocrats of the modern era have preferred motor racing and the British have been at the wheel throughout. Stirling Moss, Graham Hill, Jackie Stewart, James Hunt, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have all led the way but in the early days women were central to this story too, with Mrs EM Thomas being the awarded the first 120 mph badge at Brooklands in 1928.

The series was made in partnership with The International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University.

Technical presentation: John Benton
Producer: Sara Conkey.


TUE 14:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnmm)
Episode 12

Headmistress Sarah Burton opens up her school for voters in the election. Stars Sarah Lancashire and Philip Glenister.


TUE 14:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pcqk)
Episode 2

Weakly John Brodribb's transformation into Victorian stage great Henry Irving. Eleanor Bron reads Michael Holroyd's biography.


TUE 15:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b04bzqhp)
Mel's guest is CBBC presenter and comedian, Iain Stirling. Our specially commissioned short story is All Sorted, written and read by AL Kennedy.


TUE 17:00 Huddwinks (b009gc4p)
Series 1

Twenty-Twenty Vision

Professor Quarterpound gathers Britain's top scientists to witness his new time machine. Stars Roy Hudd. From August 1986.


TUE 17:30 Safety Catch (b00vryr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 We've Been Here Before (b007s945)
Series 1

Episode 3

Clive Anderson's panel show of the past with Steve Punt, David Quantick, Robin Ince and Gyles Brandreth. From August 2003.


TUE 18:30 Musical Genes (b00hh21l)
Series 2

Sam Gibb

Tom Morton talks to the daughter of Bee Gee Maurice Gibb who died unexpectedly in 2003 aged just 53.

Series searching for the true story behind some of our best loved musicians.

Producer: Mike Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in February 2009.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b00cghns)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Doctor in the House (b007jsw0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Falco (b008m17q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 On the Trail of the Templars (b007nt7q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut (b007k1f8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Beauty of Britain (b010t6yh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Fags, Mags and Bags (b00zzw1w)
Series 4

Foam Wizards

The hit Radio 4 series 'Fags, Mags & Bags' returns with more shop based shenanigans and over the counter philosophy, courtesy of Ramesh Mahju and his trusty sidekick Dave.

Written by and starring Donald McLeary and Sanjeev Kohli 'Fags, Mags & Bags' has proved a hit with the Radio 4 audience with this series picking up a Writers Guild nomination for best comedy in 2011.

This series sees a crop of new shop regulars, and some guest appearances along the way from the likes of Mina Anwar and Kevin Eldon.

In this opening episode Ramesh and his son Alok go head to head as they enter a competition to design a new sweetie favourite. Will the old wise head see off the challenge from the young pretender to the corner shop crown?

So join the staff of 'Fags, Mags and Bags' in their tireless quest to bring nice-price custard creams and cans of coke with Arabic writing on them to an ungrateful nation. Ramesh Mahju has built it up over the course of 30 years, and is a firmly entrenched feature of the local area. Ramesh loves the art of the 'shop'.

However; he does apply the 'low return' rules of the shop to all other aspects of his life. Ramesh is ably assisted by his shop sidekick Dave, a forty-something underachiever who shares Ramesh's love of the art of shopkeeping, even if he is treated like a slave.

Then of course there are Ramesh's sons Sanjay and Alok, both surly and not particularly keen on the old school approach to shopkeeping, but natural successors to the business, and Ramesh is keen to pass all his worldly wisdom onto them whether they like it or not!

Cast:
Ramesh ...... Sanjeev Kohli
Dave ....... Donald Mcleary
Sanjay ....... Omar Raza
Alok ....... Susheel Kumar
Mrs Begg ........ Marjory Hogarth
Keith Futures ....... Greg McHugh
Hilly ....... Kate Brailsford
Mrs Armstrong ........ Maureen Carr
Keenan ........ Max Merrill

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


TUE 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b04dm9j5)
For two hours a night, seven nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best comedy around. Jon Holmes chats to Mark Watson.


TUE 23:00 The Maltby Collection (b00cnclw)
Series 1

Episode 1

Rod Millet has always dreamed of working at the Maltby Collection.

But when he’s appointed deputy curator of painting and sculpture, it quickly becomes clear that the son of a self-made biscuit mogul isn't going to fit into the musty and insular world of London antiquities...

Geoffrey Palmer and Julian Rhind-Tutt star in the first of three series of David Nobbs’ sitcom about a small museum of paintings and sculpture.

Rod Millet ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Walter Brindle ...... Geoffrey Palmer
Prunella Edgecumbe ...... Rachel Atkins
Julian Crumb-Loosely ...... Ben Willbond
Des Wainwright ...... Michael Smiley
Eva Tattle ...... Julia Deakin
Wilf Arbuthnot ...... Geoff McGivern

Producer: Colin Anderson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2007.


TUE 23:30 And Now in Colour (b00cfzx5)
Series 1

Marathon

The sketch show team and their studio audience enter the London Marathon, plus a car valet service with a twist.

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

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1990.



WEDNESDAY 30 JULY 2014

WED 00:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jygm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:15 Sport and the British (b01ckgg5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnmm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Tuesday]


WED 00:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pcqk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 We've Been Here Before (b007s945)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Musical Genes (b00hh21l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 Falco (b008m17q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:30 On the Trail of the Templars (b007nt7q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Jane Austen (b007jtdp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f44)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut (b007k1f8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Huddwinks (b009gc4p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Safety Catch (b00vryr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Nan Woodhouse (b04bzr3q)
Happy Returns

4 Extra Debut. Ann must battle conflicting emotions when she visits her estranged father. Stars Benjamin Whitrow and Joan Walker.


WED 06:30 Great Aunt Mary's Tune (b0084ldp)
Lucy Neal goes in search of a home for the valuable archive of her once renowned great great aunt, Mary Neal, suffragette, social-worker, colleague and later adversary of Cecil Sharp during the great English Folk Dance revival at the start of the twentieth century.

Readers: Geraldine James and John Rowe.

Producer: Beaty Rubens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.


WED 07:00 Absolute Power (b007zmrm)
Series 3

Episode 4

Martin has a sporting challenge, but can Charles save a disgraced minister?

A swipe at the cults of celebrity and spin, Absolute Power centres around the PR agency, Prentiss McCabe, a company set up by a couple of ex-BBC, long-term staffers. The partners spin news stories to benefit their invariably loathsome clients.

CAST:

Charles Prentiss …. Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe …. John Bird
Sir Archibald Sullivan …. Tony Gardner
Clive …. Tom George
Sandy …. Siobhan Hayes
Johannes Pollard …. Chris Pavlo
Maurice …. David Timson
with Beth Chalmers

Written by Mark Tavener

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2002.


WED 07:30 It's a Fair Cop (b049z7xh)
Series 1

Episode 3

Alfie Moore invites his audience to be police officers for one night as he takes them though a scenario based on a real-life case and asks them 'What would you have done?'

Presented and written by Alfie Moore
Script editor, Will Ing
Producer, Alison Vernon-Smith.


WED 08:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qb)
Series 3

Get Cut Off the Burkiss Way

Pulling the chain on quiz shows - and the legendary tales of Scheherazade prove disappointing.

Starring Fred Harris, Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees and Chris Emmett .

Cult sketch comedy series which originally ran from 1976 to 1980.

Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

Producer: John Lloyd

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.


WED 08:30 Albert and Me (b04bzw4t)
Series 2

Under Observation

Single dad Bryan gets a scare when baby Albert is taken to hospital for tests.

Stars Robert Lindsay and Pat Coombs.

The struggles of single parent Bryan Archer to find work while raising his baby son, Albert.

Bryan Archer …. Robert Lindsay
Mum …. Pat Coombs
Mrs Willis …. Diana King
Vera …. Marcia Warren
Edward …. Gorden Kaye
Jenny …. Brenda Blethyn
GP …. Renu Setna
Nurse …. Tammy Ustinov

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Incidental music by Max Harris.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1983.


WED 09:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00nf01t)
Series 4

Episode 4

David Mitchell hosts the game show in which panellists are encouraged to tell lies and compete to see how many items of truth they are able to smuggle past their opponents.

With Adam Hills, Rhod Gilbert, Reginald D Hunter and Shappi Khorsandi.

Recorded at the Edinburgh Festival.


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

Episode 2

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

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

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

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

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1984.


WED 10:00 Classic Serial (b015ykwq)
Silas Marner

Episode 1

Outcast from the church, community, and closest friends for a crime he did not commit, Silas Marner's trust and faith falls away.

A broken, disillusioned man, exiled, he builds a new faith, that will never let him down: gold. He weaves his cloths, counts his money, baptises himself with the coins of his new religion.

When tragedy strikes again and all his money is stolen he's bereft and grief stricken. Then on New Year's Eve a vision of gold flickers before the flames. Spilling locks are tumbling coins. For a moment Silas is reunited with his lovely sovereigns. And then he sees a little child.

First published in 1861, George Eliot's novel dramatised by Richard Cameron.

SILAS MARNER.............George Costigan
SARAH/PRISCILLA ............................Fiona Clarke
WILLIAM/JEM/GODFREY...........Conrad Nelson
MINISTER/MACEY.............Seamus O'Neill
SNELL/BRYCE..............Leigh Symonds
DUNSEY/DOWLAS..............James Nickerson
SQUIRE ............. ......Terence Wilton
DOLLY............. ...Deborah McAndrew
AARON (child).............................George Herbert
NANCY/MOLLY........ ........Maeve Larkin

Director: Pauline Harris.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011.


WED 11:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f4l)
The Smilers

Sylvester Stockton tries hard to inflict his misery on others, unaware that they might already be unhappy. Read by John Sharian.


WED 11:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04bzw4w)
The Riddle of the Stone

1937, on the eve of the coronation of King George VI, a woman is murdered in a grand London hotel. But the police know it's not the first of its kind...

First published in 1938, John Dickson Carr's thriller dramatised in two-parts by Peter Ling.

Starring Donald Sinden as detective, Doctor Gideon Fell. With John Hartley as Supt. Hadley, Richard Johnson as Sir Giles Gray, Wendy Craig as Melita Reaper, John Rowe as Dan Reaper and Tracy-Ann Oberman as Francine Forbes.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.


WED 12:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 Albert and Me (b04bzw4t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Nan Woodhouse (b04bzr3q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Great Aunt Mary's Tune (b0084ldp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyhy)
Episode 8

With Dr Aziz facing trial, Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela Quested. Read by Samuel West.


WED 14:15 Sport and the British (b01ckmgn)
The Gentleman Amateur

Clare Balding's at Lords Cricket ground in London to explore the demise of the amateur gentleman and the rise of the professional player, as the 1960's saw the beginning of a new, more egalitarian era, in British sport.

In all walks of life, Britain's 'Establishment' was being scrutinized, criticised and satirised so it was hardly surprising that sport and particularly cricket should come under fire.

Dr Dilwyn Porter of The International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University explains how the MCC had to finally abandon its long-standing distinction between gentlemen and players or amateurs and professionals. The distinction epitomised by David Sheppard (later Bishop of Liverpool) and Yorkshireman, Fred Trueman.

Readers: Sean Baker and Nyasha Hatendi.
Technical Presentation: John Benton
Producer: Garth Brameld.


WED 14:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnn3)
Episode 13

Yorkshire landowner Robert Carne confronts headmistress Sarah. Lydia is distressed. Stars Sarah Lancashire and Philip Glenister.


WED 14:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015sd2s)
Episode 3

After an American triumph, Henry Irving and Ellen Terry grow closer - until a death alters their romance. Read by Eleanor Bron.


WED 15:00 Classic Serial (b015ykwq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b04bzwdn)
Mel's celebrity guest is Lauren Child, author of the Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean books. Our story is The Wicked Generation by Joan Lingard, read by Monica Gibb.


WED 17:00 The Code of the Woosters (b007k06z)
A Wrongful Arrest

When Bertie Wooster is accused of theft, luckily there's always Jeeves

PG Wodehouse romp adapted by Chris Miller.

Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves, Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster, Patrick Cargill as Sir Watkyn Bassett, Rex Garner as Gussie Fink-Nottle, Vivian Pickles as Aunt Dahlia, James Villiers as Roderick Spode, Tony McEwan as PC Oates.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.


WED 17:30 Absolute Power (b007zmrm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00nf01t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


WED 18:30 Off the Page (b04bzxbc)
Paranoia

Authors Mil Millington, Louise Welsh and Belfast journalist Malachi O'Doherty discuss paranoia with Matthew Parris.

Matthew Parris introduces a group of writers of fact and fiction: new talent and established names. In the context of a discussion of one of the ideas and pre-occupations of our times, each presents a piece on this week's topic.

The best new writing and the freshest conversation from 2002.


WED 19:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jq7qb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 Albert and Me (b04bzw4t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Nan Woodhouse (b04bzr3q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Great Aunt Mary's Tune (b0084ldp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f4l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04bzw4w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 It's a Fair Cop (b049z7xh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Rudy's Rare Records (b00n594p)
Series 2

Ill Communication

It's Adam's chance to tidy up the Birmingham shop, but will father Rudy get his revenge?

The collisions of life for Grandad Rudy, father Adam and son Richie living all crammed together over an old record store in Birmingham.

Starring Lenny Henry, Larrington Walker and Joe Jacobs.

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

Adam Sharpe ...... Lenny Henry
Rudy Sharpe ...... Larrington Walker
Richie Sharp ...... Joe Jacobs
Clifton ...... Jeffery Kissoon
Tasha ...... Natasha Godfrey
Doreen ...... Claire Benedict
Police Officer ...... Andrew Brooke

Producer: Lucy Armitage

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2009.


WED 23:00 The Harpoon (b00cmgpb)
Series 3

Episode 3

Across the Atlantic alone, and great beverages from history.

More nostalgic fun in the spoof of boys' adventure story papers - this week incorporating 'Lathe Monthly'.

Performed by Alistair McGowan, Peter Baynham, Susie Brann, Mary Elliot-Nelson and Julian Dutton.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1994.


WED 23:30 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.



THURSDAY 31 JULY 2014

THU 00:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:15 Sport and the British (b01ckmgn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnn3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Wednesday]


THU 00:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015sd2s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00nf01t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Off the Page (b04bzxbc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Nan Woodhouse (b04bzr3q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Great Aunt Mary's Tune (b0084ldp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Classic Serial (b015ykwq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f4l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04bzw4w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 The Code of the Woosters (b007k06z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Absolute Power (b007zmrm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
Greed and coercion meet supernatural justice and retribution, through a lifeboat. Stars Gareth Armstrong and Dominic Letts.


THU 06:30 The Surgeon Of Crowthorne (b00758bl)
True story about Dr William Chester Minor, a mentally ill American surgeon, who posted scholarly contributions illustrating the way words were used - to the New English Dictionary (later Oxford English Dictionary) from his rooms in Broadmoor.

Readings by John Rowe and Brian Parr.

Producer: Jill Waters

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1998.


THU 07:00 Stockport, So Good They Named It Once (b0082f0w)
Series 1

Barbie

It's school reports time - and Eddie needs a loan to start up his own taxi business.

The lives of the Stockport-based, Conroy family in the first series of Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan's comedy drama.

Jason ...... Dominic Monaghan
Michael ...... Jason Done
Dave ...... Stefan Escreet
Eddie ...... John McArdle
Collete ...... Emma Clarke
Maureen ...... Beverley Callard
Debbie ...... Jo-Anne Knowles

Music: Big George

Producer: Neil Mossey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1999.


THU 07:30 Listen Against (b016ljj6)
Series 4

Episode 1

More mash-ups of current and archive programmes from a week's worth of broadcasting - "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds)

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes return with the comedy that takes the back off your radio and TV, fiddles round with the shows and puts them all back, the wrong way round.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional letters and emails complain about half-fictional programmes.

Fictional guests and real life presenters (including in this series: Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes.

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)
Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)
Sarah Hadland (Miranda)
James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)
Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)
David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Producer: Sam Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


THU 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jrnv)
Series 3

Ten Seconds From Now

The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon is set to take part in a secret worldwide radio broadcast.

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 Frazer …. John Laurie
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Walker …. Larry Martyn
BBC Producer …. Frank Thornton

Announcer/Newsreader …. John Snagge

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1976.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b01s648q)
From 20/02/1957

Worrying cash cuts for BBC radio - and discover how Ron first met Eth in 'The Glums'.

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

Classic comedy scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Music from The Keynotes and the BBC Revue Orchestra with Harry Rabinowitz.
Announcer. Adrian Waller
Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1957.


THU 09:00 The Write Stuff (b00qj216)
Series 12

Anton Chekhov

THE WRITE STUFF

James Walton presides over another episode of the literary quiz. John Walsh and Lynne Truss return as team captains with guests Peter Kemp and Tibor Fischer.

The author of the week and subject for pastiche is Anton Chekhov and the reader is Beth Chalmers.

PRODUCER SAM MICHELL.


THU 09:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends (b008ggtc)
Series 2

A Green Unpleasant Land

The couple's German friend Heinrich reveals his thoughts about the war. Written by and starring Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall. From June 2003.


THU 10:00 Classic Serial (b0167vk2)
Silas Marner

Episode 2

After a life of exile and a miserly existence, Silas's life changes forever when Eppie, a little girl crosses his threshold on a cold New Year's evening.

Their life together, from her childhood to womanhood is his salvation. But all is threatened when her biological father makes a claim on her...

Conclusion of George Eliot's novel dramatised by Richard Cameron.

Silas Marner ...... George Costigan
Eppie ....... Rebecca Callard
Dolly ..... Deborah McAndrew
Aaron ..... Stephen Hoyle
Godfrey/Jem ..... Conrad Nelson
Nancy ...... Maeve Larkin
Macey .... Seamus O'Neill
Dr. Kimble......... Leigh Symonds
Priscillia ...... Fiona Clarke
Dramatised by Richard Cameron

Director: Pauline Harris.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011.


THU 11:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f52)
An Alcoholic Case

She is a young trainee, eager and very willing to help. He is jaded, used up and has seen it all before. Read by John Sharian.


THU 11:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04c06yr)
The Secret in the Stone

Dr Gideon Fell's murder investigation reaches its climax as King George VI is about to be crowned...

First published in 1938, the conclusion of John Dickson Carr's thriller - dramatised in two parts by Peter Ling.

Starring Donald Sinden as detective, Doctor Gideon Fell.

With John Hartley as Supt. Hadley, Richard Johnson as Sir Giles Gray, Wendy Craig as Melita Reaper, John Rowe as Dan Reaper, Tracy-Ann Oberman as Francine Forbes, David Brooks as Chris Kent, Roger May as Richie Bellowes, Hugh Dickson as Kenneth Hardwick and Sarah Rice as Jenny Kent.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.


THU 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jrnv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b01s648q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 The Surgeon Of Crowthorne (b00758bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyk7)
Episode 9

As Adela Quested lies in her sick bed, Cyril Fielding attends a meeting at the British club. Read by Samuel West.


THU 14:15 Sport and the British (b01cks4m)
Beating Us at Our Own Game

Clare Balding takes a look at Britain's most successful export ever - football. Yet in giving it to others, the British lost control of the game they had created and crafted. Clare, with the help of Prof Tony Mason of The International Centre for Sport History and Culture at De Montfort University, looks at our troubled relationship with the sport's governing body FIFA and asks if a British team will ever again come close to winning the World Cup.

Readers: Sean Baker and Nyasha Hatendi
Technical Presentation: John Benton
Producer: Garth Brameld.


THU 14:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnnm)
Episode 14

Headmistress Sarah Burton fears for the life of landowner Robert Carne. Stars Sarah Lancashire and Philip Glenister.


THU 14:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pw1l)
Episode 4

Ellen Terry's Lady Macbeth is a controversial success, but her relationship with Henry Irving cools off. Read by Eleanor Bron.


THU 15:00 Classic Serial (b0167vk2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b04c07hy)
Mel is at the Commonwealth Games with Olympic Champion Katherine Grainger. Our commissioned story is A Shark Called Yetunde, written and read by Alan Bissett.


THU 17:00 King Street Junior Revisited (b007jxgw)
Series 2

Time

One of Miss Featherstone's roles in life is as a defender of difficult causes, but it is not an easy one. With Carolyn Pickles. From June 2003.


THU 17:30 Stockport, So Good They Named It Once (b0082f0w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 The Write Stuff (b00qj216)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


THU 18:30 Great Lives (b04c0rjb)
Series 1

Franz Schubert

Ex-parliamentary standards commissioner Elizabeth Filkin on the novelist George Eliot. With Humphrey Carpenter. From 2002.

The biographical series in which a distinguished guest chooses someone who's inspired their life. Will their hero stand up to intensive scrutiny and merit the description of having led a great life?


THU 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jrnv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b01s648q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 The Surgeon Of Crowthorne (b00758bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f52)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04c06yr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Listen Against (b016ljj6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking (b00c1d22)
Series 2

Episode 4

'China Lion', pepping up your sex life and why it is not a good idea to tell lies on your CV.

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

With Rosie Cavaliero, Ben Moor and Ben Willbond.

Written by Laura Solon.

With additional material by Ben Moor, Charlie Miller, Andy Marlot, Jon Walsh and Holly Walsh.

Producer: Colin Anderson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2008.


THU 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b04dm9mb)
For two hours a night, seven nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the best comedy around. Jon Holmes chats to Mark Watson.


THU 23:00 Hard to Tell (b016817k)
Series 1

Episode 3

Hard To Tell is a four part relationship comedy by Jonny Sweet (Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer 2009). who conjures up characters depicting every relationship from father and daughter to the mirror in the bathroom and the feller hiding at a party; from the stalker and the stalked to dog owners and their dogs; and from lifelong friends to long term partners and their dearly departed.

In episode 3, if your son is visiting with his new girlfriend, how far apart should their beds be placed? Can she be trusted with a remote control? And is it OK to indulge your fondness for Helen Mirren?

Producer: Lucy Armitage
A Tiger Aspect production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 23:30 Dave Podmore (b007wqf2)
Dave Podmore's Cricket Night

Episode 2

Pod's attempts to find alternative employment after another poor season lead him to Whitecoats College - and the ultimate challenge of becoming a first-class umpire.

Written by Christopher Douglas, Nick Newman and Andrew Nickolds.

Pod ...... Christopher Douglas
Andy Hamer ...... Andrew Nickolds

With Nick Newman, Nichola Sanderson, Ewan Bailey, Chris Pavlo and John Kettley.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2004.



FRIDAY 01 AUGUST 2014

FRI 00:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jyk7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:15 Sport and the British (b01cks4m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnnm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Thursday]


FRI 00:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015pw1l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 The Write Stuff (b00qj216)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Great Lives (b04c0rjb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Moya O'Shea - CQD (b01g7nrp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 The Surgeon Of Crowthorne (b00758bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Classic Serial (b0167vk2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f52)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead (b04c06yr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 King Street Junior Revisited (b007jxgw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Stockport, So Good They Named It Once (b0082f0w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted (b0081lqq)
Episode 1

Simon Brett's thespian sleuth returns in a dramatisation by Jeremy Front.

A murder occurs backstage in a West End production.

Charles Paris ...... Bill Nighy
Frances ...... Suzanne Burden
Alex ...... Danny Webb
Maurice ...... Jon Glover
Lucy ...... Jemima Rooper
Val ...... Liza Sadovy
Paula Lexington ...... Rachel Bavidge
Mal Benson ...... Nitin Ganatra
Juliet ...... Tilly Gaunt
Miles/Intercom Voice ...... Thomas Arnold
Mugger/Fireman ...... Jot Davies

Directed by Sally Avens.


FRI 06:30 When Harry Met Sooty (b00759y9)
Comedian Jack Dee presents the rags-to-riches story of Britain's most famous glove puppet, created by Harry Corbett.

Featuring Harry’s wife Muriel and his brother Les.

With Sara Parker.

Producer: Sukey Firth

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1998.


FRI 07:00 Smelling of Roses (b00fd63v)
Series 4

Episode 5

Rosie had always thought the expression 'Celebrity Gardener' was a contradiction in terms...until she met Bernadette Gittings...

Another assignment for Rosie Burns and the event management company, where the clients are only part of the problem...

Rosie Burns …. Prunella Scales
Jo …. Rebecca Callard
Bob …. Duncan Preston
Tess …. Annette Badland
Brad …. Colin Stinton
Bernadette Gittings …. Suzanne Jameson
Crispin Garnett …. George Leyton
Mrs Thompson …. Mary Wimbush

Written and produced by Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2003.


FRI 07:30 John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music (b04bmvxj)
Series 1

Toyah Willcox

Aspiring singer/songwriter John Shuttleworth has been posting audio cassettes of his 'finest songs to date' to pop stars throughout the land, in the hope that someone would record his material. But all to no avail.

However, the BBC has very kindly given John a series and asked him to invite pop starts to bring their music to his Sheffield home. So it is that Chas and Dave, Heaven 17, Toyah Willcox and Leee John find themselves in John's lounge having tea with wife Mary, being flirted with by Mary's friend Joan and hassled by John's agent Ken Worthington, as they try and perform not only one their greatest hits but more importantly, one of John's.

This week Mary is not happy as John has invited Toyah Willcox to the lounge and she's worried that Toyah will live up to her wild 80's image and wreak havoc in the house. So, as Mary busies herself hiding the valuables and even the pillows in case Toyah throws them around and spreads feathers everywhere, John has to keep Toyah entertained in the garden. How will he explain all this to Toyah, who is expecting to sing in the lounge?

Also Gordon Giltrap tells John how to make his songs commercial in 'Top Tips on the Telephone' and, hopefully, there's Ken in the Konservatory.

Written and Performed by Graham Fellows with special guests Toyah Willcox and Gordon Giltrap.

Producer: Dawn Ellis
A Chic Ken production for BBC Radio 4.


FRI 08:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01s254c)
Series 2

Episode 3

Cinema shenanigans for the much-loved duo and the heroic deeds of Private Morecambe.

Written by Eddie Braben

With Richard Mathews, Ann Hamilton and Michael Kilgarriff.

Special singing guest: Clodagh Rodgers

Music from Peter Knight and his Orchestra

Producer: John Browell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in September 1976.


FRI 08:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jyt4)
Series 3

The Champagne

Diana must break the news to Gerald that she needs to go to hospital - to see a friend. But paying a visit proves to be tricky.

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

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.


FRI 09:00 Arthur Smith's Balham Bash (b00ryl05)
Series 2

Episode 1

Arthur Smith invites us into his Balham flat in south London for comedy, music and entertainment.

With his guests: John Hegley, Barbara Nice, Andrew Lawrence and Scouting For Girls.

Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2010


FRI 09:30 Rent (b04c34yr)
Series 1

Episode 1

Maria and Richard have a happy marriage, no children, but their house is falling down.

It looks like there's only one thing for it - they'll have to start taking in lodgers...

House share comedy about taking in lodgers written by Lucy Flannery.

Maria ...... Barbara Flynn
Richard ...... Patrick Barlow
Amy ...... Linda Polan
Ruby ...... Diane Louise-Jordan
Paul ...... Toby Longworth
Bank Manager ...... Francesca Ryan
Shop Assistant ...... Sarah Parkinson

Producer: Liz Anstee.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1993.


FRI 10:00 Edith Wharton - Madame de Treymes (b0089brw)
John Durham's fight for the woman he loves sparks a confrontation with a powerful and devious French family.

Anna Massey as Christiane de Treymes in Edith Wharton’s novella dramatised by John Peacock.

John Durham ...... Philip Voss
Narrator ...... Valerie Sarruf
Fanny ...... GwenHumble
Mrs Humble ...... Auriol Smith
Nanny ...... Jane Whittenshaw
Katey ...... Tara Dominick
Bessie Boykin ...... Elizabeth Kelly
Elmer Boykin ...... James Greene

Director: Jane Morgan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.


FRI 11:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f5l)
Three Hours Between Planes

Donald reunites with his childhood love Nancy and old emotions stir. However, memories can deceive. Read by John Sharian.


FRI 11:15 Ashes to Antarctica (b01pj1l1)
Antarctica: Setting off to scatter her husband's ashes, a widow discovers more than she bargained for. Stars Carolyn Pickles.


FRI 12:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01s254c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jyt4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted (b0081lqq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 When Harry Met Sooty (b00759y9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 EM Forster - A Passage to India (b007jylh)
Episode 10

As the trial of Dr Aziz approaches, Mrs Moore refuses to offer Adela Quested any words of comfort. Read by Samuel West.


FRI 14:15 Sport and the British (b01cvk8l)
Sport for All

Clare Balding asks why and when did the British government get involved in sport. How did sport become part of politics, in a country which had always prided itself on keeping them apart?
The Nazis threw immense resources behind the German team for the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, while the British Foreign Office still thought sport should be, ' a private affair between private individuals' free of government interference. However by the 1950's post war politicians began to think that physical recreation and games might be a cure for the general apathy and discontent of British youth as exemplified by the teddy boys, mods and rockers of the era.
Professor Tony Mason of The International Centre for Sport Culture and History at De Montfort University explains the importance of the 1957 Wolfenden Committee's report in broadening access to sporting facilities for all sectors of society.
Technical presentation: John Benton
Producer: Lucy Lunt.


FRI 14:30 Winifred Holtby - South Riding (b007jnp4)
Episode 15

Lydia finds a body. Headmistress Sarah Burton must make some decisions. Stars Sarah Lancashire and Philip Glenister.


FRI 14:45 Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History (b015r2bd)
Episode 5

Suffering a stroke on stage, Henry Irving dies, but Ellen Terry battles on. Eleanor Bron concludes Michael Holroyd's biography.


FRI 15:00 Edith Wharton - Madame de Treymes (b0089brw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b04c3822)
Mel's celebrity guest is presenter and action girl Helen Skelton. Our specially commissioned story is Theresa Breslin's My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean.


FRI 17:00 Ring Around the Bath (b00p8fk7)
Series 1

New House

Patrick and Stella find their dream house, but will the children scupper their move? Stars Duncan Preston. From September 2003.


FRI 17:30 Smelling of Roses (b00fd63v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Arthur Smith's Balham Bash (b00ryl05)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


FRI 18:30 Fry's English Delight (b00d8p82)
Series 1

Cliche

Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language.

Stephen looks at how cliche operates for both good and bad. A cliche crisis affected the writing of Flaubert, Joyce and Eliot and helped shape modern language and culture.


FRI 19:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show (b01s254c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter (b007jyt4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted (b0081lqq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 When Harry Met Sooty (b00759y9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald (b0076f5l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Ashes to Antarctica (b01pj1l1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music (b04bmvxj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Party (b011znh7)
Series 2

Is the Party Over?

The aspiring politicians of the new political party move on to tackle drugs and housing and come up with a convenient catch-all solution.

But is there any point if Jared's all set to move to the Isle of Wight?

Second series of Tom Basden's satirical comedy.

Simon ..... Tom Basden
Duncan ..... Tim Key
Jared ..... Jonny Sweet
Mel ..... Ann Crilly
Phoebe ..... Katy Wix

Producer: Julia McKenzie

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2011.


FRI 23:00 The Simon Day Show (b010t7qt)
Series 1

Dave Angel

British comedy legend and star of The Fast Show, Down the Line and Bellamy's People, Simon Day debut's his own Radio 4 character comedy show.

Simon Day and his characters welcome listeners to The Mallard, a small provincial theatre somewhere in the UK. Each week one of Simon's characters come to perform at The Mallard and we hear the highlights of that night's show, along with the back stage and front of house goings on at the theatre itself.

This week 1990s Eco-Warrior Dave Angel (Simon Day), performs at The Mallard Theatre and a confused delivery man arrives with gifts from a star.

Cast list:

Dave Angel / White Van Man ..... Simon Day
Catherine ..... Catherine Shepherd
Goose ..... Felix Dexter
Ron Bone ..... Simon Greenall

Written by Simon Day
Produced by Colin Anderson.


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

The Human Body

Probing human cloning and what to do with our waste?

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

Starring Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.

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

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1993.




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

A Good Read 18:30 MON (b04bw86y)

A Good Read 01:30 TUE (b04bw86y)

A Week at the Pitt Rivers 07:15 SUN (b04bmx7g)

A Week at the Pitt Rivers 13:15 SUN (b04bmx7g)

Absolute Power 07:00 WED (b007zmrm)

Absolute Power 17:30 WED (b007zmrm)

Absolute Power 05:30 THU (b007zmrm)

Albert and Me 14:00 SAT (b04b6dbs)

Albert and Me 08:30 WED (b04bzw4t)

Albert and Me 12:30 WED (b04bzw4t)

Albert and Me 19:30 WED (b04bzw4t)

And Now in Colour 23:30 TUE (b00cfzx5)

Another Case of Milton Jones 07:30 SUN (b007cnxp)

Another Case of Milton Jones 22:00 SUN (b007cnxp)

Another Case of Milton Jones 03:00 MON (b007cnxp)

Archive on 4 08:00 SAT (b04bmvvs)

Archive on 4 15:00 SAT (b04bmvvs)

Archive on 4 01:00 SUN (b04bmvvs)

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash 09:00 FRI (b00ryl05)

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash 18:00 FRI (b00ryl05)

Ashes to Antarctica 11:15 FRI (b01pj1l1)

Ashes to Antarctica 21:15 FRI (b01pj1l1)

Beauty of Britain 07:30 TUE (b010t6yh)

Beauty of Britain 22:00 TUE (b010t6yh)

Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted 06:00 FRI (b0081lqq)

Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted 13:00 FRI (b0081lqq)

Charles Paris - Murder Unprompted 20:00 FRI (b0081lqq)

Chris Addison's Civilization 22:30 SAT (b00dr4t0)

Classic Serial 10:00 WED (b015ykwq)

Classic Serial 15:00 WED (b015ykwq)

Classic Serial 03:00 THU (b015ykwq)

Classic Serial 10:00 THU (b0167vk2)

Classic Serial 15:00 THU (b0167vk2)

Classic Serial 03:00 FRI (b0167vk2)

Come Away, Come Away! 04:00 SAT (b00s6t4p)

Come Away, Come Away! 11:00 MON (b00s6t4r)

Come Away, Come Away! 21:00 MON (b00s6t4r)

Come Away, Come Away! 04:00 TUE (b00s6t4r)

Creme de la Crime 23:45 MON (b0081mpp)

Creme de la Crime 09:45 TUE (b0081mpp)

Dad's Army 08:00 THU (b007jrnv)

Dad's Army 12:00 THU (b007jrnv)

Dad's Army 19:00 THU (b007jrnv)

Dave Podmore 23:30 THU (b007wqf2)

Doctor in the House 08:30 TUE (b007jsw0)

Doctor in the House 12:30 TUE (b007jsw0)

Doctor in the House 19:30 TUE (b007jsw0)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 00:00 SAT (b007jybq)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:00 MON (b007jyfb)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 00:00 TUE (b007jyfb)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:00 TUE (b007jygm)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 00:00 WED (b007jygm)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:00 WED (b007jyhy)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 00:00 THU (b007jyhy)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:00 THU (b007jyk7)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 00:00 FRI (b007jyk7)

EM Forster - A Passage to India 14:00 FRI (b007jylh)

Edith Wharton - Madame de Treymes 10:00 FRI (b0089brw)

Edith Wharton - Madame de Treymes 15:00 FRI (b0089brw)

Elephants to Catch Eels 07:00 MON (b007qx6x)

Elephants to Catch Eels 17:30 MON (b007qx6x)

Elephants to Catch Eels 05:30 TUE (b007qx6x)

Fags, Mags and Bags 22:30 TUE (b00zzw1w)

Falco 02:00 SAT (b008ktyq)

Falco 06:00 MON (b008l1cb)

Falco 13:00 MON (b008l1cb)

Falco 20:00 MON (b008l1cb)

Falco 02:00 TUE (b008l1cb)

Falco 06:00 TUE (b008m17q)

Falco 13:00 TUE (b008m17q)

Falco 20:00 TUE (b008m17q)

Falco 02:00 WED (b008m17q)

Fay Weldon Stories 10:45 SUN (b007jtk9)

Fay Weldon Stories 21:45 SUN (b007jtk9)

Fay Weldon Stories 01:45 MON (b007jtk9)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 11:00 TUE (b0076f44)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 21:00 TUE (b0076f44)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 04:00 WED (b0076f44)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 11:00 WED (b0076f4l)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 21:00 WED (b0076f4l)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 04:00 THU (b0076f4l)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 11:00 THU (b0076f52)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 21:00 THU (b0076f52)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 04:00 FRI (b0076f52)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 11:00 FRI (b0076f5l)

Four Stories by F Scott Fitzgerald 21:00 FRI (b0076f5l)

Fry's English Delight 01:30 SAT (b00d6jfx)

Fry's English Delight 18:30 FRI (b00d8p82)

Ghost Zone 18:00 SUN (b007jx3g)

Ghost Zone 00:00 MON (b007jx3g)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 11:15 WED (b04bzw4w)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 21:15 WED (b04bzw4w)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 04:15 THU (b04bzw4w)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 11:15 THU (b04c06yr)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 21:15 THU (b04c06yr)

Gideon Fell - To Wake the Dead 04:15 FRI (b04c06yr)

Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off 22:30 SUN (b007jwbg)

Great Aunt Mary's Tune 06:30 WED (b0084ldp)

Great Aunt Mary's Tune 13:30 WED (b0084ldp)

Great Aunt Mary's Tune 20:30 WED (b0084ldp)

Great Aunt Mary's Tune 02:30 THU (b0084ldp)

Great Lives 18:30 THU (b04c0rjb)

Great Lives 01:30 FRI (b04c0rjb)

Hard to Tell 23:00 THU (b016817k)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 SUN (b009v35c)

Hercule Poirot 03:30 MON (b009v35c)

Huddwinks 17:00 TUE (b009gc4p)

Huddwinks 05:00 WED (b009gc4p)

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson 18:30 SUN (b00cfzw4)

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson 00:30 MON (b00cfzw4)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 07:30 MON (b049y9pq)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 22:00 MON (b049y9pq)

ITMA - It's That Man Again 08:00 SUN (b04bmx7b)

ITMA - It's That Man Again 15:00 SUN (b04bmx7b)

ITMA - It's That Man Again 20:00 SUN (b04bmx7b)

ITMA - It's That Man Again 02:00 MON (b04bmx7b)

In the Psychiatrist's Chair 13:15 SAT (b04bmvvx)

In the Psychiatrist's Chair 03:15 SUN (b04bmvvx)

Inheritance Tracks 03:50 SAT (b04cb4nj)

It's a Fair Cop 07:30 WED (b049z7xh)

It's a Fair Cop 22:00 WED (b049z7xh)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 08:00 MON (b007k0bg)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 12:00 MON (b007k0bg)

J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook 19:00 MON (b007k0bg)

Jane Austen 03:00 SAT (b007jtd1)

Jane Austen 10:00 MON (b007jtdf)

Jane Austen 15:00 MON (b007jtdf)

Jane Austen 03:00 TUE (b007jtdf)

Jane Austen 10:00 TUE (b007jtdp)

Jane Austen 15:00 TUE (b007jtdp)

Jane Austen 03:00 WED (b007jtdp)

Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge 06:00 SAT (b04bmvvq)

Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge 16:00 SAT (b04bmvvq)

Jeremy Paul - Heape at Cambridge 04:00 SUN (b04bmvvq)

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music 17:30 SAT (b049xyhy)

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music 05:30 SUN (b049xyhy)

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music 07:30 FRI (b04bmvxj)

John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music 22:00 FRI (b04bmvxj)

Just William - Live! 09:00 SUN (b00765mp)

Just William - Live! 17:00 SUN (b00765mp)

Just William - Live! 05:00 MON (b00765mp)

King Street Junior Revisited 17:00 THU (b007jxgw)

King Street Junior Revisited 05:00 FRI (b007jxgw)

Laura Solon - Talking and Not Talking 22:30 THU (b00c1d22)

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

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

Listen Against 07:30 THU (b016ljj6)

Listen Against 22:00 THU (b016ljj6)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b04bj8j1)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b04bj8j1)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b04bj8j1)

Marriott's Monologues 08:45 SUN (b00sp4p2)

Marriott's Monologues 15:45 SUN (b00sp4p2)

Marriott's Monologues 20:45 SUN (b00sp4p2)

Marriott's Monologues 02:45 MON (b00sp4p2)

Meet David Sedaris 23:00 SUN (b0125g85)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b04bmyd2)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 14:45 MON (b015pb1m)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 00:45 TUE (b015pb1m)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 14:45 TUE (b015pcqk)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 00:45 WED (b015pcqk)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 14:45 WED (b015sd2s)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 00:45 THU (b015sd2s)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 14:45 THU (b015pw1l)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 00:45 FRI (b015pw1l)

Michael Holroyd - A Strange Eventful History 14:45 FRI (b015r2bd)

Michael Palin Diaries: Halfway to Hollywood 00:45 SAT (b01q9zl1)

Mike Walker - Alpha 18:00 SAT (b0080p6l)

Mike Walker - Alpha 00:00 SUN (b0080p6l)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 06:00 THU (b01g7nrp)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 13:00 THU (b01g7nrp)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 20:00 THU (b01g7nrp)

Moya O'Shea - CQD 02:00 FRI (b01g7nrp)

Musical Genes 18:30 TUE (b00hh21l)

Musical Genes 01:30 WED (b00hh21l)

My First Planet 09:30 MON (b04bw6ny)

My First Planet 22:30 MON (b04bw6ny)

My Wizard 02:30 SAT (b0076xpc)

Nan Woodhouse 06:00 WED (b04bzr3q)

Nan Woodhouse 13:00 WED (b04bzr3q)

Nan Woodhouse 20:00 WED (b04bzr3q)

Nan Woodhouse 02:00 THU (b04bzr3q)

Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut 11:15 TUE (b007k1f8)

Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut 21:15 TUE (b007k1f8)

Nick Warburton - Turning the Hut 04:15 WED (b007k1f8)

Off the Page 18:30 WED (b04bzxbc)

Off the Page 01:30 THU (b04bzxbc)

On the Trail of the Templars 06:30 TUE (b007nt7q)

On the Trail of the Templars 13:30 TUE (b007nt7q)

On the Trail of the Templars 20:30 TUE (b007nt7q)

On the Trail of the Templars 02:30 WED (b007nt7q)

Party 22:30 FRI (b011znh7)

Rent 09:30 FRI (b04c34yr)

Ring Around the Bath 05:00 SAT (b00p4yp8)

Ring Around the Bath 17:00 FRI (b00p8fk7)

Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends 09:30 THU (b008ggtc)

Roger McGough - Postscript: Summer With Monika 04:50 SAT (b00bwsdj)

Roger McGough - Summer With Monika 04:15 SAT (b00bws4x)

Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet 09:30 SUN (b01c6gs7)

Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet 17:30 SUN (b01c6gs7)

Rosemary Sutcliff - Brother Dusty Feet 05:30 MON (b01c6gs7)

Ross Noble Goes Global 22:00 SAT (b007jvs3)

Rudy's Rare Records 22:30 WED (b00n594p)

Safety Catch 07:00 TUE (b00vryr6)

Safety Catch 17:30 TUE (b00vryr6)

Safety Catch 05:30 WED (b00vryr6)

Second Thoughts 17:00 MON (b00fnfns)

Second Thoughts 05:00 TUE (b00fnfns)

Smelling of Roses 05:30 SAT (b00f86x3)

Smelling of Roses 07:00 FRI (b00fd63v)

Smelling of Roses 17:30 FRI (b00fd63v)

Sport and the British 00:15 SAT (b01cjm4t)

Sport and the British 14:15 MON (b01cjwtv)

Sport and the British 00:15 TUE (b01cjwtv)

Sport and the British 14:15 TUE (b01ckgg5)

Sport and the British 00:15 WED (b01ckgg5)

Sport and the British 14:15 WED (b01ckmgn)

Sport and the British 00:15 THU (b01ckmgn)

Sport and the British 14:15 THU (b01cks4m)

Sport and the British 00:15 FRI (b01cks4m)

Sport and the British 14:15 FRI (b01cvk8l)

Stockport, So Good They Named It Once 07:00 THU (b0082f0w)

Stockport, So Good They Named It Once 17:30 THU (b0082f0w)

Stockport, So Good They Named It Once 05:30 FRI (b0082f0w)

Take It From Here 14:30 SAT (b0180fds)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b01s648q)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b01s648q)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b01s648q)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b04bw86q)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b04bzqhp)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b04bzwdn)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b04c07hy)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b04c3822)

The Big Booth 23:30 SUN (b007jv50)

The Burkiss Way 08:00 WED (b00jq7qb)

The Burkiss Way 12:00 WED (b00jq7qb)

The Burkiss Way 19:00 WED (b00jq7qb)

The Code of the Woosters 17:00 WED (b007k06z)

The Code of the Woosters 05:00 THU (b007k06z)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b04dbxgf)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 TUE (b04dm9j5)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 THU (b04dm9mb)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 08:00 FRI (b01s254c)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 12:00 FRI (b01s254c)

The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show 19:00 FRI (b01s254c)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b00cghns)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b00cghns)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b00cghns)

The Harpoon 23:00 WED (b00cmgpb)

The Maltby Collection 23:00 TUE (b00cnclw)

The Masterson Inheritance 23:30 SAT (b007jq63)

The Museum of Curiosity 01:00 SAT (b00ksvt5)

The Navy Lark 08:30 MON (b04bs00t)

The Navy Lark 12:30 MON (b04bs00t)

The Navy Lark 19:30 MON (b04bs00t)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b04bw8c7)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b04bw8c7)

The Nick Revell Show 23:00 SAT (b00d7n9s)

The Personality Test 09:00 MON (b00m5tks)

The Personality Test 18:00 MON (b00m5tks)

The Personality Test 01:00 TUE (b00m5tks)

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles 12:00 SAT (b04bmvvv)

The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles 02:00 SUN (b04bmvvv)

The Reunion 10:00 SUN (b013rjgk)

The Reunion 21:00 SUN (b013rjgk)

The Reunion 01:00 MON (b013rjgk)

The Secret World 23:30 WED (b012ylgm)

The Simon Day Show 23:00 FRI (b010t7qt)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 08:30 FRI (b007jyt4)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 12:30 FRI (b007jyt4)

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter 19:30 FRI (b007jyt4)

The Surgeon Of Crowthorne 06:30 THU (b00758bl)

The Surgeon Of Crowthorne 13:30 THU (b00758bl)

The Surgeon Of Crowthorne 20:30 THU (b00758bl)

The Surgeon Of Crowthorne 02:30 FRI (b00758bl)

The Unbelievable Truth 09:00 WED (b00nf01t)

The Unbelievable Truth 18:00 WED (b00nf01t)

The Unbelievable Truth 01:00 THU (b00nf01t)

The Vernons Girls 06:30 MON (b0076wgg)

The Vernons Girls 13:30 MON (b0076wgg)

The Vernons Girls 20:30 MON (b0076wgg)

The Vernons Girls 02:30 TUE (b0076wgg)

The Workin's of Perkins: The Radio Life of Geoffrey Perkins 09:00 SAT (b00pk92h)

The Workin's of Perkins: The Radio Life of Geoffrey Perkins 19:00 SAT (b00pk92h)

The Write Stuff 09:00 THU (b00qj216)

The Write Stuff 18:00 THU (b00qj216)

The Write Stuff 01:00 FRI (b00qj216)

This American Life 11:00 SUN (b04bmyd0)

This American Life 19:00 SUN (b04bmyd0)

We've Been Here Before 18:00 TUE (b007s945)

We've Been Here Before 01:00 WED (b007s945)

When Harry Met Sooty 06:30 FRI (b00759y9)

When Harry Met Sooty 13:30 FRI (b00759y9)

When Harry Met Sooty 20:30 FRI (b00759y9)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b0088yyg)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b0088yyg)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 00:30 SAT (b007jnl0)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 14:30 MON (b007jnm4)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 00:30 TUE (b007jnm4)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 14:30 TUE (b007jnmm)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 00:30 WED (b007jnmm)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 14:30 WED (b007jnn3)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 00:30 THU (b007jnn3)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 14:30 THU (b007jnnm)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 00:30 FRI (b007jnnm)

Winifred Holtby - South Riding 14:30 FRI (b007jnp4)

Yes Yes Yes 07:30 SAT (b00t0zm6)