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SATURDAY 13 JUNE 2015

SAT 00:00 Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (b007mfgq)
Episode 2

Does a childhood fantasy hold the key to the human race's survival? Philip K Dick's classic tale concluded by William Hootkins.


SAT 00:30 My Life in Five Songs (b01p97pr)
Series 5

Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy is one of Ireland's most successful and popular singers.

She wrote the song Only A Woman's Heart which was on the album A Woman's Heart which also featured fellow musicians Mary Black, Dolores Keane, Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Maura O'Connell and was the biggest selling album in Irish musical history.

In the 20 years since the album's release Eleanor has made her mark on the music scene at home in Ireland and abroad.

Born in Dublin she took an interest in music and song from an early age, joined the Junior Irish Youth Orchestra as a young teenager and for four years played with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland before pursuing her career in popular music.

Eleanor tells Phil Cunningham about her love of both pop and classical music and she picks five tracks that have been milestones along her musical journey.

Phil opens the show with the track Only a Woman's Heart and Eleanor goes on to pick these five songs:

Mama Weer All Crazee Now" by Slade

Sylvia's Mother from Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show

Music For a While - Henry Purcell. Sung by countertenor James Bowman.

Memphis Tennesseeby by Chuck Berry

Someone Like You by Adele

Phil closes the programme with Eleanor's song You'll Hear Better Songs (Than This).


SAT 01:00 Sherlock Holmes (b0075zg4)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice

A Battle Royal

In the aftermath of another bomb - with their lives in grave danger - Holmes and Mary formulate a tactical plan to catch the killer. But can they outwit the devious mind behind the bombs?

Starring James Fox as Holmes, Shaun Prendergast as Watson, Monica Dolan as Mary Russell and Sian Thomas as Donleavy.

Laurie King's witty and humorous homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - dramatised by Shaun Prendergast.

Directed in Manchester by Melanie Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


SAT 01:30 It's About Time... (b00h62pm)
Comedian and writer Dave Cohen seeks help from experts in trying to achieve a 'work-life balance'. He hardly sees his family - during any 'downtime' he is actually looking for more work. Years of freelancing and the current economic climate make it hard to say no to any offer.


SAT 02:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmbr)
Episode 5

Barnaby takes his mother to visit his daughter, while his 'angel' Sofia leaves a message on his machine. Read by William Hope.


SAT 02:15 The Making of Music (b007s42x)
Series 1

Albertopolis

James Naughtie presents a series chronicling the historical influences that affected the course of classical music.

30/30. Albertopolis

The Royal Albert Hall opened in 1871 and celebrated a Prince Consort who championed both music and culture.


SAT 02:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmxc)
Episode 20

With Marius in his arms and barely alive, Valjean struggles to find a way out of the Parisian sewers. Starring Roger Allam.


SAT 02:45 John Major - More Than a Game (b00sy253)
Episode 5

Moving on to the 20th century and the threat of war, the former prime minister reads from his book about cricket's rich past.


SAT 03:00 John Peacock - Posters of the Moulin Rouge (b007js47)
4. Jane Avril

They called her Crazy Jane because of the way she danced, but it was not an affectionate nickname. Jane Avril used people all her life and reaped the consequences...

Starring Angela Pleasence.

When the Moulin Rouge cabaret opened in Montmartre, Paris in 1889, Toulouse-Lautrec was commissioned to paint a series of posters. A performer's career was made if they secured an appearance.

John Peacock brings Toulouse Lautrec's poster characters to life, in the first of four plays about those entertainers, whose lives were as vivid as Lautrec's paint.

Jane Avril ...... Angela Pleasence
Gazelle ...... Vivian Pickles
Andre Vaubert ...... Jack Galloway
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ...... Clive Merrison
Arsene Ondet ...... David King
Charles Zidler ...... Norman Jones
Annine ...... Jo Kendall
Chairman ...... John Bull
Alain Marais ...... Brian Miller
Madeleine ...... Anne Carroll
Cleaner ...... Tara Dominic
Matron ...... Anna Cropper
Maxine ...... Valerie Sarruf
Claire Cortin ...... Alice Arnold
Gazelle (at 17) ...... Elizabeth Mansfield

Music by Stephen Warbeck.
Director: Jane Morgan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1989.


SAT 04:00 The 99p Challenge (b01rhdwk)
Series 5

Episode 2

Crazy panel show capers with Sue Perkins, Miranda Hart, Peter Serafinowicz, Armando Iannucci and Rob Rouse. From September 2004.


SAT 04:30 Sneakiepeeks (b00p6307)
Honeytrap Hotel

Comedy by Harry Venning and Neil Brand about a team of inept, backstabbing surveillance operatives.

Beagle Team infringe every civil liberty in the book in the name of national security.

Bill .... Richard Lumsden
Sharla .... Nina Conti
Mark .... Daniel Kaluuya
Tony Savage .... Kevin Eldon
Geoff .... John Biggins
Ted .... Shaban Arifi
Nanny/Milij .... Alex Tregear
Mr Smith .... Nigel Hastings
Mrs Smith .... Kate Layden
Bishop .... Ewan Hooper

Producer: Katie Tyrrell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2009


SAT 05:00 Lucky Heather (b0075smn)
High Noon

16 years ago, Heather's best friend Dawn ran off with Heather's man Joe. Now Dawn has the cheek to ask Heather to check if Joe is having an affair!

Just this side of nosey, Heather is western movie-mad. She's also the Sherlock Holmes of the rundown Sutter Estate.

Sue Teddern's six-part comedy series star Lindsey Coulson as Heather. (Carol Jackson in BBC TV's EastEnders until 2015)

With Tessa Peake-Jones as Dawn, Dearbhla Molloy as Maev, Abigail Hart as Natalie, Ben Crowe as Ryan, Gavin Muir as Joe, Gerard McDermott as Lou and David Holt as the Waiter.

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2000.


SAT 05:30 The Rivals (b03brnrj)
Series 2

The Intangible Clue

By Anna Katharine Green

Dramatised By Chris Harrald.

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memories and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. He continues with gifted amateur sleuth Lady Violet Strange trying to solve a horrific murder with apparently no clues.

Producer: Liz Webb.


SAT 06:00 Wimsey (b007jvhy)
Whose Body?

A body is found and a body is lost - but whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea?

Where is the body of famous financier Sir Reuben Levy who went to bed one night in his flat in Park Lane and simply disappeared? Debonair sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

Dorothy L Sayer's whodunit dramatised for radio by Michelene Wandor. Starring Gary Bond as Lord Peter Wimsey and John Cater as Bunter.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923.

Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War.

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by producer Vanessa Whitburn.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.


SAT 07:30 Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester (b01k9tt3)
The Reluctant Jester

An Actor's Life for Me - But Not for Very Long

More memories from the founding member of The Goon Show, Michael Bentine - recalling his disastrous first foray into acting and finally taking to the air.

Michael Bentine CBE was born in 1922 and died in 1996.

Producer: Andy Aliffe

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in September 1993.


SAT 08:00 Archive on 4 (b03c241n)
Yeats and Heaney: A Terrible Beauty

Fintan O'Toole addresses and explores the careers of the two "smiling public men" who have embodied the different political traditions of Ireland and stood at the same podium in Stockholm, seven decades apart, to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

With the sad loss of Seamus Heaney this year, this Archive on Four looks at the journeys of Yeats and Heaney, from being an Irish Poet to becoming a "world poet". How did their lives and work mirror each other and what kind of parallels, deliberate or otherwise, can we see in their poetry and their careers?

Yeats, as the recorded archive of his interviews and readings demonstrates, was acutely aware of his position as a poet who gave voice to the different traditions in Irish politics. Heaney wrote of his admiration for Yeats as a person who "took the strain of both the major ideologies that were exacerbating Irish political life."

As well as admiring Yeats, Heaney consciously emulated him. As early as Wintering Out (1972), a collection which Heaney published after he left Belfast and moved to Dublin, reviewers were noting the influence of Yeats on his writing. But arguably it was in Heaney's public persona that the influence of Yeats can most clearly be seen. Heaney was a poet from Northern Ireland who moved to Dublin and became a powerful poetic voice for the whole island. Also like Yeats he joined an elite band of English Language poets globally known, and who was as likely to be found lecturing at Harvard as at a literary festival in County Sligo or Serbia.

Fintan O'Toole looks back at the reputations of two of Ireland's greatest poets and most important public figures.

Producer Mark Rickards.


SAT 09:00 Tony Law's Surreal Guide to Surreal Comedy (b03vztjc)
Absurdist comedian, Tony Law, takes us on a journey through the twists and turns of Surrealism in comedy, with rare interviews from Gerard Hoffnung, Monty Python sketches, plus Peter Cook and Chris Morris's "Why Bother".

Helping Tony make sense of it all; Historian, Mary Beard talks about the oldest surviving joke book; Comedian, Sean Hughes remembers Elvis the talking spider; Comedy Writer Robert Popper confesses to a prank call about Gordon Brown that got slightly out of hand; and Writer, Will Self renders the entire exercise practically pointless by asking us to be clearer about what the word Surrealism actually means.

Is the world becoming more surreal? Have the targets of Surrealism changed?

ToneZone, as he insists the Producer calls him, investigates...


SAT 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jmp0)
Series 2

Don't Forget the Diver

Enlisting the additional services of a bird warbler, a scarecrow and a flock of sheep, Captain Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon mount a river attack on Captain Square's HQ.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, Ian Lavender as Private Pike, John Laurie as Private Frazer and Arnold Ridley as Godfrey.

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1975.


SAT 12:30 Steptoe and Son (b00s3cgj)
Series 1

The Diploma

Harold Steptoe drops a bombshell by quitting the family rag and bone business for a new career as a TV repair man.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962.

The Offer featured the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and son Harold - and was the spark for a run of 8 series on TV.

Albert …. Wilfrid Brambell
Harold …. Harry H. Corbett

Adapted for radio from Galton and Simpson's TV script by Gale Pedrick.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1966.


SAT 13:00 HighLites Omnibus (b05ysyt7)
Episode 5

Bev and Shirl, the world's worst hairdressers, get an enormous tax bill. Comedy starring Lorraine Ashbourne and Rosie Cavaliero.


SAT 14:10 Inheritance Tracks (b05ysyt9)
Stewart Lee

Comedian Stewart Lee chooses 'Solitary Man' by Neil Diamond and 'Chicken Nuggets For Me' by The Fish Police.


SAT 14:15 Daunt and Dervish (b007jwvb)
Series 1

The Singer Not the Song

When a newspaper magnate is murdered, the obvious suspect is his much younger wife, but when the police discover that Daunt and Dervish were actually in the grounds of the house that evening - they're not only under suspicion, but their licence is suspended. The only way to get it back will be for them to beat the police to the discovery of the real murderer...

With the Second World War over, former spies Josephine Daunt and Susan Dervish are running their own detective agency.

Stars Imelda Staunton as Josephine Daunt, Anna Massey as Susan Dervish, Bill Patterson as Bill Mackie and Nicky Henson as Daniel Slater.

Format by Imelda Staunton and Anna Massey. Written by Guy Meredith.

Producer: Cherry Cookson. Director: Janet Whitaker.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.


SAT 15:00 Archive on 4 (b03c241n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Wimsey (b007jvhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester (b01k9tt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SAT 18:00 Doctor Who (b05ysz8d)
Trail of the White Worm

The legend dates back to Roman times, at least: a great White Worm, as wide as a man, slithers out of the rocks of the Dark Peak Gap to take animals, sometimes even children, for its food.

When the Doctor and Leela arrive in the wilds of Derbyshire, only to get caught up in the hunt for a missing girl, they soon discover that the legend of the Worm is very much alive - even now, in 1979.

Worse still, it seems that the Doctor isn't the only renegade Time Lord on the trail of this deadly and mysterious Worm...

Tom Baker is the Fourth Doctor, with his ancient warrior companion, Leela, played by Louise Jameson.

Written by Alan Barnes and directed by Ken Bentley.

A Big Finish production.


SAT 19:00 Tony Law's Surreal Guide to Surreal Comedy (b03vztjc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better (b00kkfk6)
Series 1

Envy

Mark Watson investigates envy as he continues his quest to free us from the seven deadly sins via stand-up comedy.

Tim Key and Tim Minchin provide sketches, songs and jealous glances.

Producer: Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2007.


SAT 22:30 Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive (b007w3c6)
Series 3

Episode 1

Armando Iannucci offers a heady mix of topical comedy, chat, bluster and kerfuffle with guests Stewart Lee and Mark Watson. From August 2007.


SAT 23:00 The Lee Mack Show (b00bwzv3)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Sophie Ellis-Bextor joins the quick-fire comic for stand-up, sketches and music. With Angela McHale. From March 2005.


SAT 23:30 Innes Own World (b0178mxy)
Episode 2

A radio programme that takes you inside Neil Innes's head and doesn't let you out for half an hour.

Featuring "The Breakfast Things", Neil's own version of The Today Programme, broadcast from his kitchen table.

Script Editor: John Dowie

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2003.



SUNDAY 14 JUNE 2015

SUN 00:00 Doctor Who (b05ysz8d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 HighLites Omnibus (b05ysyt7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:10 Inheritance Tracks (b05ysyt9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:10 on Saturday]


SUN 02:15 Daunt and Dervish (b007jwvb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Saturday]


SUN 03:00 Archive on 4 (b03c241n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Wimsey (b007jvhy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester (b01k9tt3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtvf)
Episode 4

Can Marius persuade his Grandfather to let him marry Cosette before Valjean takes her to England?

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

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Lucy Whybrow as Cosette, Jonathan Forbes as Marius, Leslie Phillips as Gillenormand, Patsy Palmer as Eponine, Peter Darney as Enjolras, Carl Prekopp as Combeferre, Annette Badland as Toussaint, Leagh Conwell as Gavroche and Sean Baker as Vendor.

Producer: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


SUN 07:15 Bad Habits (b00f6qmv)
Workaholism

Comedian and writer Richard Herring explores some of the bad habits and personal failings which directly or indirectly affect all of us in our daily working lives.

Richard explores the rising problem of workaholism. He talks to a City lawyer who works 20 hours a day, visits Pricewaterhouse Coopers to see how they tackle the issue and writer Jon Ronson confesses to being a workaholic.


SUN 07:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b0192t2k)
Series 3

Piddler on the Roof

The showbiz veteran has a mishap, but must the show always go on? Stars Steve Delaney and Sue Perkins. From February 2008.


SUN 08:00 Ray's a Laugh (b00ssp46)
From 15/11/1949

Ted and Kitty quarrel over her frock - and reporter George gets festive.

Starring Ted Ray.

With Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers, Patricia Hayes, Fred Yule and Leslie Perrins.

Ray's A Laugh - the successor to ITMA - follows the comedy exploits of Ted's life at home with his 'radio' wife Kitty, as well as in a variety of jobs. It ran from 1949 to 1961.

Scripted by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray.

Music from Bob & Alf Pearson and The Beaux and The Belles.

BBC Dance Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black.

Producer: George Inns

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in November 1949.


SUN 08:30 Harry Worth (b00rl56h)
Thirty Minutes Worth

The Burglar

Cat burglar Fingers Fogerty pays Harry Worth an unwelcome visit.

Starring Harry Worth.

With Jacqueline Clarke, Roger John-Lee and Michael Robbins.

The amiable, woolly-minded bumbler, causes more confusion!

Written by Vince Powell.

Producer: Mike Craig

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1988.


SUN 09:00 Adventures in Human Being Omnibus (b05yxj0n)
Physician Gavin Francis' cultural map of the body. It's an adventure in what it means to be human. Read by Bill Paterson.


SUN 10:10 Inheritance Tracks (b05yxj98)
Jo Nesbo

Writer Jo Nesbo chooses 'I Know What I Like in Your Wardrobe' by Genesis, and 'Perfect Skin' by Lloyd Cole and the Commotions.


SUN 10:15 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b05yxkbr)
Military

Andy McNab

4 Extra Debut. From the Clash to the Pogues, soldier-turned-writer Andy McNab shares his castaway choices with Sue Lawley. From January 2005.


SUN 11:00 Here's Bob Monkhouse (b00bwjjp)
Bob Monkhouse hosts an hour of comedy and music with ventriloquist Ray Alan and Lord Charles, The Stutz Bear Cats and special guest Victoria Wood.

Stand by for gags galore from Bob - and discover whether Ray Alan is really ready to go it alone without Lord Charles?

Plus Victoria Wood hits the piano to explain how handicrafts can save your life - and the perils of dieting and keeping off that weight.

Recorded at the Hippodrome Theatre in Hulme, Manchester

Written by Bob Monkhouse. 'Baby' sketch by George Evans.

Musical Director: Roy Hilton.

Producer: Mike Craig.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1984.


SUN 12:00 Ray's a Laugh (b00ssp46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 12:30 Harry Worth (b00rl56h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 13:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtvf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 14:15 Bad Habits (b00f6qmv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 14:30 Owen Sheers - I Saw a Man (Omnibus) (b05yxlsc)
Episode 2

In his neighbour's house, Michael has an unexpected encounter that will have tragic consequences for all. Read by Mark Bazeley. From June 2015.


SUN 15:45 The Great Western Adventure (b0076xr2)
God's Wonderful Railway

Short stories inspired by structures created by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, made to celebrate his bicentenary in 2006.

God's Wonderful Railway, by Hattie Naylor.

If you have the sort of face that encourages people to talk to you - even ghosts - then the train journey through Brunel's Box tunnel can be an unsettling place. Read by Sheila Hannon.


SUN 16:00 JB Priestley - When We Are Married (b007jvkd)
Three couples receive a very rude shock in the midst of their joint silver wedding celebrations.

First performed on stage in 1938, JB Priestley's classic comedy with a star-packed cast.

Starring Alun Armstrong as Albert Parker, Alan Bennett as Herbert Soppitt, Brenda Blethyn as Clara Soppitt, Michael Jayston as Joe Helliwell, Polly James as Lottie, Nicola Pagett as Maria Helliwell, Gwen Taylor as Annie Parker, Elizabeth Spriggs as Mrs Northrop, Peter Woodthorpe as Ormonroyd, Cathryn Bradshaw as Ruby, Timothy Watson as Gerald, Deborah Berlin as Nancy, Paul Panting as Fred and James Taylor as the Reverend Mercer.

Music by Stuart Hutchinson

Adapted and produced: Matthew Walters

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.


SUN 17:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b0192t2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 18:00 Classic Serial (b00zl943)
Arthur Conan Doyle - The Lost World

A Bridge to the Unknown

1/2 A Bridge to the Unknown
By Arthur Conan Doyle, dramatised by Chris Harrald. The hot-headed Professor Challenger claims that extinct species of animals are still to be found living on an isolated Amazonian plateau. Dr Summerlee, Lord John Roxton and the intrepid reporter, Edward Malone, find themselves committed to a journey of a lifetime.

Professor Challenger...David Robb
Dr Diana Summerlee...Jasmine Hyde
Lord John Roxton...Jamie Glover
Edward Malone...Jonathan Forbes
Gomez...Milton Lopes
Beaumont...Sam Dale
Meldrum...Sean Baker
Maple White...Nyasha Hatendi
Tarp Henry...Brian Bowles
Edith Challenger...Jane Whittenshaw
Indian tribesman...Vinicius Salles
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

Dramatist Chris Harrald is a writer for radio film and television. He won the 2009 Sony Gold award for radio drama for his play 'Mr Larkin's Awkward Day'.


SUN 19:00 Here's Bob Monkhouse (b00bwjjp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 20:00 Adventures in Human Being Omnibus (b05yxj0n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 21:10 Inheritance Tracks (b05yxj98)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:10 today]


SUN 21:15 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b05yxkbr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:15 today]


SUN 22:00 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b0192t2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Very Old Pretenders (b015crrf)
On Television

The last episode in the present series of Carl Gorham's culture clash comedy. With his marriage under severe strain, Andrew Merron introduces the Jacobites to the world of television. He attempts to turn the radio show he is making into a TV series and is on the verge of a deal when the executive in charge accidentally insults the scots and they attack him with his own Bafta. A depressed Merron then finds his wife has left him and hits the bottle, introducing the men to the ways of modern self -pity. The picture looks hopeless till Merron finds help from an unlikely source.

Cast:
Andrew Merron......................David Haig
Denise Merron..................Rebecca Front
Rab ....................................Jack Docherty
Macdonald........................Gordon Kennedy
David Roberts ...... Nicholas Burns

Producer: Gordon Kennedy
An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b05zh0tz)
From 10pm to midnight, seven days a week, the Comedy Club has two hours of comedy. Plus Arthur Smith chats to Kieran Hodgson.


SUN 23:00 All the World's a Globe (b007jwv5)
6. The Interregnum & The Age of Turmoil

Tales of Cromwell, Roundheads versus Cavaliers and William of Orange to name but a few.

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

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

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

With guest star Peter Barker.

With thanks to

Patrick Barlow
Jim Broadbent
Martin Duncan

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1990.


SUN 23:15 The Shuttleworths (b01mlrf0)
Series 4

Cough in the Loft

The return of Sheffield's favourite singer-songwriter John Shuttleworth and his family.

Wife Mary is busy having a clear-out and asks John to put some things in the loft for storage.

Whilst up there he hears an old digital watch bleeping and he decides to find it. So armed with cheese and piccalilli sandwiches for fortification, he sits and waits until it bleeps once more...

Written and performed by Graham Fellows.

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2003.


SUN 23:30 Jon Ronson On (b010t6lf)
Series 6

Spying

Writer and documentary maker Jon Ronson returns for another series of fascinating stories shedding light on the human condition.

Jon Ronson talks to comedian Josie Long who found herself in a situation where she had to make a choice on whether to spy on someone's life... did morality step in? Writer Danny Wallace recalls the days when a spy was sent to his home to spy on his father, a leading expert on East German literature.

Johnny Howorth, rookie documentary maker, was also in a situation where he was asked by US Marshals to spy on the couple Ed and Elaine Brown who were convicted of tax crimes. As he naively got more deeply involved, he feared another Wako and had to make a difficult decision... John Symonds, a so-called 'romeo spy' also tells his sometimes shocking story.

Producers: Laura Parfitt and Simon Jacobs
An Unique production for BBC Radio 4.



MONDAY 15 JUNE 2015

MON 00:00 Classic Serial (b00zl943)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus (b007jtvf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:15 Bad Habits (b00f6qmv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 Owen Sheers - I Saw a Man (Omnibus) (b05yxlsc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:45 The Great Western Adventure (b0076xr2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 15:45 on Sunday]


MON 04:00 JB Priestley - When We Are Married (b007jvkd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 16:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! (b0192t2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt0gs)
Craig Island

When Inuit Edie Kiglatuk takes two tourists out on a routine hunting trip to Craig Island, she has no idea that it will end in murder.

This is bad enough, but when her beloved stepson Joe also becomes embroiled, she's determined to penetrate the mystery surrounding the deaths.

Read by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


MON 06:30 And Go To Innisfree (b00pnp9h)
Poet Kenneth Steven explores WB Yeats's The Lake Isle of Innisfree.

In his famous poem, Yeats declared that he will 'arise ... and go to Innisfree', and Kenneth does exactly that: journeying from the Strand in London, where Yeats had the idea, to the the Lake Isle of Innisfree in Lough Gill, near Sligo, investigating why the poem strikes a chord with so many people.

Yeats spent many childhood summers on Lough Gill, a large lake with several small islands. Then his family moved to London, to a depressingly grey area of Kensington. One day while he was walking along the Strand he saw in a shop a fountain with a ball balanced on top of the jet and, somehow, the water transported him imaginatively back to the lough and the Isle of Innisfree. So he wrote the short poem which became perhaps his best known, somewhat to his chagrin (he was once faced by 10,000 boy scouts, chanting it in unison).

The poem is a work of contrasts, opposing the city with the country, crowds with solitude, and peace not with war (though the situation in Ireland at the time was tense) but with stress and anxiety. It also demonstrates the poet's early philosophical thinking. When he speaks of planting nine rows of beans and living in 'the bee-loud glade', it is clear that he has been reading Henry Thoreau's Walden Pond, which, as well as being radical in its environmental concerns, is about freedom, about the individual in relation to society (it was published with his great essay On Civil Disobedience) and about that society in relation to other powers.

Kenneth Steven's own life and work share similar concerns. He too is drawn to the remote and rural, and is deeply concerned with the cultural and political integrity of his country, Scotland. Here Kenneth explores all this on his journeying to the Lake Isle of Innisfree, starting, like Yeats, on the Strand in the rain, and while speaking to Yeats experts, historians and other poets, journeys from London to Sligo to Lough Gill and rows across to the Isle itself.


MON 07:00 The Other Man (b0076xms)
The Hotel

Desperately trying to get their affair under way, Travis and Grace decide to meet at a hotel. Surely nothing will go wrong this time?

And the Serena/Charlie/Alice love knot shows no signs of untangling, so Alice decides to take matters into her own hands

Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

Travis ..... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Grace ..... Charlotte Randle
Charlie ..... Paul Reynolds
Serena ..... Alice Lowe
Annie ...... Harvey Virdi

Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2006.


MON 07:30 Just a Minute (b05xd5jw)
Series 72

Episode 4

Nicholas Parsons hosts the perennially popular panel game in which guests Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Lucy Beaumont, and Marcus Brigstocke attempt to talk for 60 seconds with no hesitation, repetition or deviation.

Hayley Sterling blows the whistle.

Produced by Victoria Lloyd.

A BBC Comedy Production.


MON 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jmrm)
Series 2

If the Cap Fits

Captain Mainwaring decides to promote fractious Private Frazer with some unexpected results.

Starring Arthur Lowe as Captain Mainwaring, John Le Mesurier as Sergeant Wilson, Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones, John Laurie as Private Frazer, Ian Lavender as Private Pike and Arnold Ridley as Godfrey.

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

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1975.


MON 08:30 Marriage Lines (b05yy74l)
Series 2

Episode 1

George Starling is being driven mad by his wife Kate's preparations for their first baby.

Richard Briers and Prunella Scales star in their second series based on the mutual love and mistrust of a young married couple.

Originating on BBC TV, it was adapted for radio due to its popularity by Richard Waring from his own TV scripts.

A decade later, Richard Briers was starring as Tom Good in The Good Life whilst Prunella Scales starred as Sybil in Fawlty Towers. They remained friends until Richard Briers' death in 2013.

Producer: Charles Maxwell

Recorded at the BBC Paris Studio in London.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1967.


MON 09:00 Quote... Unquote (b00sx2qn)
The quotations quiz hosted by Nigel Rees.

As ever, a host of celebrities will be joining Nigel as he quizzes them on the sources of a range of quotations and asks them for the amusing sayings or citations that they have personally collected on a variety of subjects.

Reader ..... Peter Jefferson.

Produced by Sam Bryant.


MON 09:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b0081lf5)
Series 1

Episode 4

Merv gains strong support from an unlikely source when the cafe faces closure. Stars Mervyn Stutter. From December 2001.


MON 10:00 Saturday Drama (b0171ydt)
Bar Mitzvah Boy

BAR MITZVAH BOY
by Jack Rosenthal, Adapted for radio by Amy Rosenthal

A radio version of Jack Rosenthal's award-winning television play about a boy having his Bar Mitzvah - the ceremony in which a thirteen year old becomes a man in the Jewish faith.

At the tender age of thirteen Eliot Green is about to become a man - in the Jewish religion at least. In synagogue, in front of the whole congregation, he will read and sing in Hebrew from the Torah (the Hebrew scrolls) - this after a year of intensive tuition. Later he will enjoy receiving gifts from relatives and friends as he celebrates with them at his Bar Mitzvah party.
All eyes are on Eliot as he is called up in synagogue for his big moment! But is he ready to become a man?

This play along with many others established the late Jack Rosenthal as one of Britain's best loved television writers. A master at creating characters that you could recognise and empathise with, his plays were always sharp and finely tuned with a rich helping of humour.

This new version of Bar Mitzvah Boy is specially adapted for radio by Jack's daughter, the playwright Amy Rosenthal.

Produced and directed by David Ian Neville.


MON 11:00 Afternoon Reading (b011pkg6)
Lido

Lido Lover

by Michèle Roberts.

Three stories that explore the most evocative experience of summer - outdoor swimming.
An English woman finds a kind of fulfilment on the Venetian Lido.

Read by Joanna Tope.

Michèle Roberts is the author of twelve highly acclaimed novels, including The Looking Glass and Daughters of the House which won the WHSmith Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Her memoir Paper Houses was BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week in June 2007. She has also published poetry and short stories, most recently collected in Mud- stories of sex and love (2010). She is Emeritus Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia.

Producer Gaynor Macfarlane.


MON 11:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7ffw)
Series 2

Happy Days and Lonely Nights

It's 1954: As Irene struggles with a career at home, Alex seems to be turning into the bad boy on the Hollywood big-screen.

Series 2 about the lives of four young actors fresh from Charm School.

Starring Tabitha Wady as Irene, Giles Thomas as Alex, Charlie Simpson as Hugh, John Sharian as Stan, Beth Chalmers as Mary, Sarah- Jane Holm as Peggy and Charlie Simpson as Hugh.

Written by Sue Teddern

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


MON 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jmrm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 Marriage Lines (b05yy74l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt0gs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 And Go To Innisfree (b00pnp9h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmcv)
Episode 6

Sofia grows increasingly fond of Barnaby, but her flatmate and mother are not impressed with him. Read by William Hope.


MON 14:15 On the Map (b00rd8yv)
The Map Makers

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography. If a picture paints a thousand words, a map can paint a million. They help us navigate our way through unfamiliar landscapes and cities, entice us into new places and give us a bigger picture of the world we inhabit.

Mike considers the maps he first fell in love with as a teenager - Ordnance Survey maps.


MON 14:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmyd)
Episode 21

Once more Jean Valjean puts his life into Inspector Javert's hands...

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

Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Lucy Whybrow as Cosette, Jonathan Forbes as Marius, David Schofield as Javert. Leslie Phillips as Gillenormand, Shuna Snow as Mme Gillenormand, Annette Badland as Toussaint and Ewan Bailey as Basque.

Producer: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.


MON 14:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170s05)
North Utsire, South Utsire, Cromarty

Charlie Connelly's voyage in search of the Shipping Forecast sets off from a Norwegian island. Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


MON 15:00 Saturday Drama (b0171ydt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 Quote... Unquote (b00sx2qn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 16:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b0081lf5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


MON 17:00 The Other Man (b0076xms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 17:30 Just a Minute (b05xd5jw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 18:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076ph0)
Gas

"Katherine felt tired and cold. It was only nine o'clock. The dentist entered silently, breathing an antiseptic welcome ..."

An eerie journey on the way home from the dentist. Read by Tamara Kennedy.

The Scottish author Dorothy K Haynes (1918-1987) was a prolific writer of short stories who specialised in the supernatural and the unsettling.

The first of five readings taken from her award-winning collection, Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch - first published in 1949 with illustrations by Mervyn Peake.

Produced by David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.


MON 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx41)
The Erlking

A man relives childhood memories of the forest spirit who came prying at the windowpane and cast a blight upon his life.

The first of five supernatural stories written by Dublin author, John Connolly.

Read by Tony Doyle.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


MON 18:30 A Good Read (b0075qls)
Bonnie Greer, John Polkinghorne and Arnold Brown

Bonnie Greer and guests philosopher John Polkinghorne and comedian Arnold Brown discuss favourite paperbacks by JM Coetzee, Keith Ward and Alison Lurie. From 1999.

The War Between the Tates by Alison Lurie
Publisher: Vintage

God, Faith & the New Millennium by Keith Ward
Publisher: One World

Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee
Publisher: Minerva.


MON 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jmrm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 Marriage Lines (b05yy74l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt0gs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 And Go To Innisfree (b00pnp9h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 Afternoon Reading (b011pkg6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7ffw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b05xd5jw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Kerry's List (b01s7yvx)
Series 1

Episode 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b05yyjq5)
Series 14

Episode 5

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.


MON 23:45 Creme de la Crime (b00807sd)
Series 1

Heist Society

A tale of 1960s cunning villainy coinciding with the World Cup.

Recalled by Michael Feydeau -TV's much-loved Inspector Niblett - and crime expert David Pershore

Using a daring mixture of reconstructions, interviews, music and specially made noises, tales from the vaults of villainy.

Written by and starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis.

With:
Emma Kennedy
Simon Greenall

Director: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.



TUESDAY 16 JUNE 2015

TUE 00:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076ph0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx41)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 A Good Read (b0075qls)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt0gs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 And Go To Innisfree (b00pnp9h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmcv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:15 On the Map (b00rd8yv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmyd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170s05)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Saturday Drama (b0171ydt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 Quote... Unquote (b00sx2qn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:30 Getting Nowhere Fast (b0081lf5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 The Other Man (b0076xms)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 Just a Minute (b05xd5jw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt4pv)
The Wolf and the Stone

Edie begins to realise that there are unusual numbers of foreigners taking an interest in the geology of Craig Island, north of the Arctic Circle.

She's also increasingly sure of a link between her stepson's apparent suicide and the murder of the two southern tourists. Then, she comes across a mysterious stone which might be the key to everything.

Read by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


TUE 06:30 Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance (b00m36bl)
As a child Sheila McClennon spent her summer holidays in Anglesey, where she became obsessed with the story of the Fifth Marquis, Henry Cyril Paget, an extravagant eccentric who converted the chapel at his stately home into a a theatre and spent enough to bankrupt the family in the space of six years.

His was a life of jaw-dropping excess. After the bankruptcy, a series of auctions held to recoup some of the money he had spent lasted several months and consisted of 17,000 lots, including some of the most lavish costumes in existence and jewels worth millions of pounds in today's money.

The family was keen to erase him from their history, and little has been known about him until now, as Sheila returns to the scene of her family holidays to find out more about the man dubbed by locals, 'The Mad Marquis'.


TUE 07:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cm6x0)
Series 4

Episode 3

Tommy and Sheila's nightmare stay at a posh hotel isn't quite what it seems.

Sweethearts Tommy Franklin and Sheila Parr won the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest, but now they're back in the big time. The problem is, they can’t stand each other…

Mike Coleman's sitcom starring Roy Hudd and June Whitfield.

Tommy Franklin …. Roy Hudd
Sheila Parr …. June Whitfield
Hetty Stark …. Pat Coombes
Murray …. Julian Eardley
Louis Elstein …. Edward Halsted
Freda …. Emma Kennedy

Music by Frido Ruth.

Producer: Steve Doherty

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.


TUE 07:30 Mark Steel's in Town (b05xggjr)
Series 6

Barnard Castle

"Barnard Castle - The Hidden Gem"

Mark Steel visits the County Durham town of Barnard Castle. A picturesque place - home to a castle, friendly locals and one of the most impressive and surprising museums on earth (really, it's ridiculous). In spite of all this, hardly anyone knows the town exists. Attempting to reach 'Barney' by public transport is not an easy task, taking so long that Mark begins to wonder if in fact it is a real place at all.

Mark speaks to local policeman PC Steven Purchase about the alarmingly low levels of crime in the area; marvels at the majesty of a silver, clockwork swan and tries to get to the bottom of why the people of Barnard Castle seem to keep the place such a secret.

Mark Steel returns for a sixth series of the award winning show that travels around the country, researching the history, heritage and culture of six towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness, and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for the local residents.

Written and performed by ... Mark Steel
Additional material by ... Pete Sinclair
Production co-ordinator ... Hayley Sterling
Producer ... Carl Cooper

A BBC Radio Comedy Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2015,.


TUE 08:00 Round the Horne (b00j272g)
Series 1

Episode 15

Special agent Kenneth Horne investigates sinister giant milk bottles in Haiti, while Fiona and Charles are very glad.

Julian and Sandy are selling Bona Seats - but Kenneth Williams is feeling very unloved by everyone.

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

Recorded at the BBC's Paris Studio in Lower Regent Street, London. Announcer: Douglas Smith

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

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

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1965.


TUE 08:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b05z1jdy)
From 14/09/1975

Shocks, suggestions, banjos and sackings are tickling the King of Knotty Ash.

Starring Ken Dodd.

With Jo Manning Wilson, Gretchen Franklin, Talfryn Thomas, Chris Emmett and Michael McClain.

Devised and written by Ken Dodd with Dave Dutton, David McKellar-Philip, Norman Beadle and John Pye.

Doddy's Diddy Orchestra conducted by Geoff Alderson.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in September 1975.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b05yyjq5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Creme de la Crime (b00807sd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Classic Serial (b00c7kl4)
The Ring and the Book

Episode 1

Robert Browning's poetic masterpiece of sex, lies and murder, adapted by Martyn Wade.

Rome is rife with speculation in the aftermath of a triple stabbing.

Browning ...... Anton Lesser
Guido Franceschini ...... Roger Allam
Pompilia ...... Loo Brealey
Caponsacchi ...... Dominic Rowan
Pietro Comparini ...... Andrew Sachs
Violante Comparini ...... Frances Jeater
Paolo Franceschini ...... Dan Starkey
First Roman ...... Stephen Critchlow
Second Roman ...... Ben Crowe
Conti ...... Chris Pavlo
Margherita ...... Joan Walker
Judge ...... John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.


TUE 11:00 Afternoon Reading (b011pls1)
Lido

The Horizon Pool

by Linda Cracknell.

Three stories that explore the most evocative experience of summer - outdoor swimming.

An unexpected swimming companion in the UK's northernmost outdoor pool - the Trinkie in Wick - may hold the key to recovery for a teenage boy. Read by Finn den Hertog.

After winning the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday short story competition in 1998 Linda Cracknell's first collection, Life Drawing, was published, which was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award in 2001. Her second collection, The Searching Glance, was published in 2008.

As well as fiction, Cracknell has written numerous radio plays and drama scripts, and teaches creative writing in workshops across Scotland and internationally. In 2002 to 2005 she was writer-in-residence at Brownsbank Cottage near Biggar, the final home of Hugh MacDiarmid.


TUE 11:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7y6p)
Series 2

Secret Love

1950s London, and actors Hugh and Betty marry in order to hide what's really going on in their private lives. With Jan Goodman.


TUE 12:00 Round the Horne (b00j272g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b05z1jdy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt4pv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance (b00m36bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmdc)
Episode 7

Sofia finally meets Barnaby's parents, but then bitter accusations start to fly. Read by William Hope.


TUE 14:15 On the Map (b00rghjm)
Mapping the Metropolis

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography.

How do you make sense of a strange city and turn a bewildering maze of streets into a map that's instantly informative to a confused visitor? Mike Parker hits the city streets to find out what makes the ideal map for steering us through the urban jungle. He meets the man who has made it his mission to single-handedly create a new map of Manchester, and discovers how digesting the entire London A to Z makes cabbies' brains bigger.

From 2010.


TUE 14:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmyw)
Episode 22

Unaware that Marius has survived the Revolution, Cosette is convinced he has died at the barricades. Starring Joss Ackland.


TUE 14:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170vfd)
Dogger, Fisher, German Bight

Charlie Connelly's quest takes in 'the St Tropez of the North' and 'the most boring place in the world.' Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


TUE 15:00 Classic Serial (b00c7kl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The Write Stuff (b05z1t16)
Series 9

AA Milne

James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Sue Limb and John O'Farrell.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is AA Milne

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.


TUE 16:30 Electric Ink (b011qfr8)
Series 1

Episode 4

The paper hires a reality star as a columnist so Maddox must find a way of rewriting her copy without upsetting her.

Old hacks meet new media in Alistair Beaton’s satire set in the changing world of the newspaper industry.

Maddox ...... Robert Lindsay
Oliver ...... Alex Jennings
Amelia ...... Elizabeth Berrington
Tasneem ...... Zita Sattar
Masha ...... Debbie Chazen
Freddy ...... Ben Willbond
Announcer ...... Matt Addis
Debbie ...... Lizzy Watts

With additional material by Tom Mitchelson.

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2009.


TUE 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cm6x0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 17:30 Mark Steel's in Town (b05xggjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 18:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076phk)
The Gay Goshawk

An injured knight hopes for help from his trained hawk. From Dorothy K Haynes' 1949 story collection. Read by Finlay Welsh.


TUE 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx46)
Mr Pettinger's Demon

A priest is sent to investigate the incumbent at a remote parish church. Has his colleague uncovered an ancient evil? Read by Tony Doyle.


TUE 18:30 Dad Made Me Laugh (b007k14d)
Nick Wisdom

Norman Wisdom's son chats to Sally Magnusson about his life growing up with a famous funny father.

Producer: Mike Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in Octobber 2005.


TUE 19:00 Round the Horne (b00j272g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Ken Dodd Show (b05z1jdy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt4pv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance (b00m36bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Afternoon Reading (b011pls1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7y6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Mark Steel's in Town (b05xggjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 The Boosh (b007jmf4)
Stolen

Zookeepers Howard Moon and Vince Noir try to catch an animal thief at Bob Fossil's Zoo - with the help of a deer costume.

Written by and starring Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt,

The Boosh is a surreal adventure based on the Perrier Award-winning comedy show, featuring Howard and Vince's battles with zoo manager Bob Fossil.

Vince is a regular 'Mowgli in flares' due to his affinity with animals and adoration for all things Seventies, whereas Howard likes to think he's more the brains of the duo, destined for better things.

Howard Moon ...... Julian Barrattt
Vince Noir ...... Noel Fielding
Bob Fossil ...... Rich Fulcher
Graham ...... Lee Mack
Bloke ...... Simon Evans

After BBC radio gave them their big break with this series, they transferred to BBC TV where The Mighty Boosh ran for three series.

Producer: Danny Wallace.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.


TUE 23:00 Rubbish (b00770xw)
Series 1

Rage

Martin is dragged along to Life Editing by its course tutor and on-off girlfriend Sarah.

The one thing that would improve his life, he decides, would be being able to say no. But this doesn't mean that people won't carry on saying no to him.

Reece Dinsdale stars as local government officer, cynic and manic-depressive, Martin Christmas in Tony Bagley's sitcom.

Martin ...... Reece Dinsdale
Woman ...... Susie Donkin
Roger ...... Paul Copley
Peter/Chris ...... Jim North
Sarah ...... Nicola Walker
Scott ...... Kevin Eldon
Barney ...... James Lance

Producer: Claire Bartlett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2006.


TUE 23:30 King Cutler (b008vr1b)
King Cutler III

Another zesty batch of poems, songs and stories from Phyllis King and Ivor Cutler.

Interrupting from beyond the harmonium are Dylan Edwards , David Lloyd and Craig Murray-Orr.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in January 1990.



WEDNESDAY 17 JUNE 2015

WED 00:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076phk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Dad Made Me Laugh (b007k14d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01nt4pv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance (b00m36bl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmdc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:15 On the Map (b00rghjm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Tuesday]


WED 02:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmyw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0170vfd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Classic Serial (b00c7kl4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 The Write Stuff (b05z1t16)
[Repeat of broadcast at 16:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:30 Electric Ink (b011qfr8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 16:30 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone (b00cm6x0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Mark Steel's in Town (b05xggjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntj7h)
Astrobleme

Inuit hunter and guide Edie Kiglatuk is now convinced that her stepson Joe did not commit suicide, but was murdered.

Realising that the plane with the green livery carrying two Russians into Autisaq for a duck shooting expedition, is the same aircraft which Joe saw on the day of the second murder, Edie follows the trail to Greenland.

Read by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


WED 06:30 The Body of Art (b00kt8r3)
Bob Dickinson talks to performance artists who have used their own bodies as a site for art, and in doing so challenged the limits of what it means to be human.

In 2008 the Australian artist, Stelarc, began a new project in which he grew a genetically-cloned ear on his left arm. This cloned organ will, after continuing surgery, be fitted with a microphone and linked to the internet, so that we will all be able to listen, from our PCs, to what Stelarc is hearing through his 'extra ear'. At the same time, the French artist, Orlan, produced an installation, Harlequin Coat, which uses recombinant DNA technology to fuse living cells taken from her body with the cells of other humans, and animals.

Bob Dickinson talks to these artists and others, including Marina Abramovic, Franko B and the Chinese artist He Yun Chang, and asks them what makes them want to endure discomfort, pain and isolation. He reports on the way in which certain artists are now moving away from the limited space of their bodies, fascinated by the way technology and genetic engineering are remapping our understanding of the self.


WED 07:00 Are You From the Bugle? (b01jcc07)
Rovers Return

A celebrity is visiting Butterthwaite. Can Graham get the story?

John Gradwell's six-part sitcom about life in Butterthwaite's local newspaper office.

Bert Ball …. Jeffrey Holland
Graham Carpenter …. Robert Beck
Brenda Thistlethwaite …. Frances Jeater
Arnold Beasley …. David Ryall
Vicky Cox …. Sue Devaney
Lawrence Stevens …. Dean Williamson

All other parts played by Rachel Atkins, Mark Gatiss and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Kathy Smith.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1996.


WED 07:30 Big Problems with Helen Keen (b05xh31b)
Series 1

Death

The biggest problem of them all - death.

From praying for life everlasting to uploading our minds into a giant cloud of data - is there anything at all we can do to avoid it?

Comedy series that explores the triumphs and disasters of human ingenuity.

Helen Keen together with co-stars Peter Serafinowicz and Susy Kane look at the biggest problems that have faced our species since the dawn of time, and describe humanity's incredible and sometimes absurd solutions.

Written by Helen Keen and Miriam Underhill

Producer: Gareth Edwards

A BBC Radio Comedy production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in June 2015.


WED 08:00 The Navy Lark (b007v15c)
Series 3

Mutiny aboard Troutbridge

The crew of HMS Troutbridge set sail across the sea, but end up with very crossed wires.

Starring Stephen Murray as the Number One, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Ronnie Barker as AS Johnson, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Toddhunterbrown Heather Chasen as Lady Toddhunterbrown and Michael Bates as Lt. Bates.

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

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1960.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00cbcpl)
Series 5

Episode 6

Extreme cat taming - and a magnificent Roman epic.

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

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

Written by Lizzie Evans, Eric Idle and Bill Oddie with Derek Farmer and Graeme Chapman.

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

Music and songs by Dave Lee, Leon Cohen and Bill Oddie.

Producer: Humphrey Barclay

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1967.


WED 09:00 Counterpoint (b05z235m)
1998

Heat 5

Ned Sherrin's music quiz with Judy Chatterton Dickson of Salisbury, West Yorkshire's Gordon Balmforth and Thomas Dyer of London. From February 1998.


WED 09:30 Four Joneses and a Jenkins (b007jqlp)
September: Watch the Birdie

An everyday story of sheep, sin and scholarship under the shadow of the Long Mynd.

Sue Limb’s pastoral sitcom follows six months in the life of the Jones family, who live on a small farm in rural Wales.

It’s the start of the farming year, as daughter Megan sets her sights on Mr Bootle...

Mr Jones ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ma Jones ...... Lisabeth Miles
Megan Jones ...... Rebecca Front
Owen Jones ...... Matthew Morgan
Mr Jenkins ...... Nickolas Grace
Bootle ...... Michael Fenton Stevens

Recorded on location.

Music composed by John Whitehall.

Producer: Jonathan James Moore.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2000.


WED 10:00 Classic Serial (b00cq7p2)
The Ring and the Book

Episode 2

Robert Browning's poetic masterpiece of sex, lies and murder, adapted by Martyn Wade.

Accused of murder, Guido fights desperately for his life.

Browning ...... Anton Lesser
Guido Franceschini ...... Roger Allam
Pompilia ...... Loo Brealey
Caponsacchi ...... Dominic Rowan
Bottini ...... Michael Maloney
Arcangeli ...... Stephen Moore
Pietro Comparini ...... Andrew Sachs
Violante Comparini ...... Frances Jeater
Paolo Franceschini ...... Dan Starkey
Margherita ...... Joan Walker
Judge ...... John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.


WED 11:00 Afternoon Reading (b012l1yv)
The Foxes Come at Night

Gondolas

Now in his eightieth year, Cees Nooteboom is one of Holland's leading and most respected authors, a writer of both novels and travel books and a consummate short story writer. The Foxes Come at Night, his recent collection, has won the 2010 Gouden Uil - the most prestigious literary award in Flanders and is now published in English.
The collection is set in the cities and islands of the Mediterranean, territory Nooteboom knows well. The stories are linked by their meditations on memory and age, on love won and lost and on the fragments of life treasured in a photograph or a detail.
In 'Gondolas' a fine art dealer finds the past stirred by a photograph taken on the same Venetian canal bank forty years ago. In 'Thunderstorm' a couple's own fissures are reflected in a horrific moment on a beach. And in 'Late September' a woman waits on a windblown Spanish cafe terrace before the inevitable conclusion to her lonely day.
Written with haunting attention to detail and pitch perfect prose, sensitively translated by Ina Rilke, these stories show one of the European masters of the genre at his best.
Reader Ian McDiarmid
Abridger Sally Marmion
Producer Di Speirs.


WED 11:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7z6g)
Series 2

Answer Me

In 1950s London, Phyllis Dent is a successful star. But her gambling husband Eddie is on the way down. With Luisa Bradshaw-White.


WED 12:00 The Navy Lark (b007v15c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00cbcpl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntj7h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 The Body of Art (b00kt8r3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmdw)
Episode 8

The police pay a visit to Barnaby, who finally takes action over the repayment of his debts. Read by William Hope.


WED 14:15 On the Map (b00rghjp)
Motoring Maps

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography.

The ultimate in cheap and ubiquitous mapping, there's scarcely a vehicle in the land that doesn't contain a dog-eared road atlas. Road maps and their digital descendent, the sat nav, may guide us efficiently around our nation's highways but they don't tell us much else about the landscape we're speeding through. Mike recalls a bygone age of elegant motoring maps and considers how modern road mapping and its unrelenting emphasis on our motorways and trunk roads has changed our picture of Britain.


WED 14:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmz9)
Episode 23

It's Marius and Cosette's wedding day. But is that trouble lurking outside the church? With Leslie Phillips and Henry Goodman.


WED 14:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0175jj0)
Wight, Portland, Fitzroy

Charlie Connelly travels to a literary island, the Portland Race and the End of the World. Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


WED 15:00 Classic Serial (b00cq7p2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 Counterpoint (b05z235m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


WED 16:30 Four Joneses and a Jenkins (b007jqlp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


WED 17:00 Are You From the Bugle? (b01jcc07)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 17:30 Big Problems with Helen Keen (b05xh31b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 18:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076pj7)
Pentecost - a Flashback

Series of 5 stories by Scottish author Dorothy K Haynes, originally published in 1949. 3: Pentecost - a Flashback. A prayer meeting in wartime Glasgow is rudely interrupted, and the life of the hall caretaker is changed forever. Read by Tamara Kennedy.


WED 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4f)
Mr Gray's Folly

An unsightly building in the grounds of a country house harbours an ancient, irresistible secret. Read by Tony Doyle.


WED 18:30 Off the Page (b0076q40)
This Green and Pleasant Land

Matthew Parris presents the discussion show.

Pauline Black, fabulous lead singer with the Selecta, joins Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones and Guy Walters to write about and discuss who the countryside is for.
Pauline won't leave town because her colour makes her feel conspicuous. Wilfred says that rural life isn't for thin-skinned blacks.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2005.


WED 19:00 The Navy Lark (b007v15c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00cbcpl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntj7h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 The Body of Art (b00kt8r3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Afternoon Reading (b012l1yv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 The Charm Factory (b03h7z6g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Big Problems with Helen Keen (b05xh31b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Will Smith Presents the Tao of Bergerac (b007wh7j)
Episode 4

Jersey-born comedian Will Smith continues his obsession with 1980s BBC TV detective series Bergerac.

He's using an audio book of its star, John Nettles, reading the Tao, to navigate the minefield of his life, with the help of a special guest.

How Will is wondering how he can defend his machismo when he is scared of his builders.

With Ewan Bailey, John Nettles, Dan Tetsell, Roger Drew and Rachel Bavidge.

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2007.


WED 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b05zw11j)
Two hours of comedy, plus Jessica Fostekew chats to Caroline Mabey.


WED 23:00 Revolting People (b007jrzv)
Series 1

Tons of Storm Clouds

A revolutionary orator is after more than just Mary's support.

Historical sitcom set in Boston in 1770, written by Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses.

Samuel Oliphant …. Jay Tarses
Sergeant McGurk …. Andy Hamilton
Mary Oliphant …. Sophie Thompson
Captain Brimshaw …. James Fleet
Ezekiel Spriggs …. Hugh Dennis
Cora Oliphant …. Felicity Montagu
Joshua Oliphant …. Tony Maudsley
Mrs Arbuthnot …. Susie Blake
Announcer/Nathaniel Hopkins …. Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2000.


WED 23:30 Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years (b007jyzh)
Pundemonium!

It's Pundemonium!

A comedy extravaganza written by and featuring Dan Freedman and Nick Romero

With Richard Coles.

Music by the Gents.

Producer: Julian Mayers

Pilot for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in August 1998



THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2015

THU 00:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076pj7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Off the Page (b0076q40)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntj7h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 The Body of Art (b00kt8r3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmdw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:15 On the Map (b00rghjp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmz9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0175jj0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Classic Serial (b00cq7p2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Counterpoint (b05z235m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:30 Four Joneses and a Jenkins (b007jqlp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Are You From the Bugle? (b01jcc07)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Big Problems with Helen Keen (b05xh31b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntnsb)
Salt

Edie finds herself taken prisoner. In her attempt to discover the truth about her stepson Joe's death, she's uncovering a web of intrigue and financial interests extending far beyond her native land - even reaching back generations into the past.

Read by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


THU 06:30 Wrecked (b00jn0pw)
Neil McCarthy explores the history of the illicit activities of the Wirral peninsula's wreckers, who ransacked Liverpool-bound vessels with notorious ferocity. After the end of the wrecking era, huge crowds came to the Victorian seaside resort of New Brighton, but they too have now gone. Neil tries to discover whether the wild spirit of the wreckers lives on in the area today.


THU 07:00 HR (b00hr5p5)
Series 1

A Commute

Senior manager Peter is late for work. But so is his Human Resources officer, Sam. They meet on the train, both fearful of a call from their new boss.

But, hold on, is that him in the next carriage?

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

Peter ...... Jonathan Pryce
Sam ...... Nicholas Le Prevost
Nigel ...... Paul Rider
Guard ...... Stephen Critchlow

Director: Peter Cavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2009.


THU 07:30 Best Behaviour (b05xhyrk)
Episode 6

Holly Walsh presents the comedy panel show that defines 21st century etiquette.

The guest panellists are comedians Sarah Millican, Rob Beckett and Katherine Ryan, who are all seeking to supply the new best behaviour rules to navigate modern life.

The etiquette of love and relationships comes under comic examination, along with the new rule of 'not having to talk to other parents on the school run' and the need for all pedestrians to have indicators.

The panel also tackle a problem from the studio audience: 'How can I persuade my flatmate to do their share of the washing up?'

Produced by Aled Evans
A Zeppotron production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 08:00 Steptoe and Son (b00s5xtn)
Series 1

Steptoe a la Carte

After meeting Monique on his round, Harold's hoping he's found true love with a French twist. But what will she make of his dad Albert?

Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962.

The Offer featured the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and son Harold - and was the spark for a run of 8 series on TV.

Albert Steptoe …. Wilfrid Brambell
Harold Steptoe …. Harry H Corbett
Monique …. Gwendolyn Watts
The Butler …. Ian Burford

Adapted for radio from Galton and Simpson's TV script by Gale Pedrick.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1966.


THU 08:30 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
Series 2

The Whisky Priest

Facing a moral dilemma over the sale of British-made weapons, Jim Hacker tries to shun Sir Humphrey's advice.

Starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's satirical sitcom centred around the hapless MP Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

It first ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984.

Jim Hacker …. Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby …. Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard …. Derek Fowlds
Major Saunders …. Anton Rodgers
Annie …. Diana Hoddinott
The Chief Whip …. Edward Jewesbury

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1984.


THU 09:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00vhfb8)
Series 6

Episode 5

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

Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith, Henning Wehn and Graeme Garden are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as: Noses, Apples, Fishing and Lord Byron.

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

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


THU 09:30 Safety Catch (b0178ncg)
Series 2

Brothers in Arms

Darren Boyd is back as reluctant arms dealer Simon McGrath who is generally a nice chap - he just happens to work as an arms dealer, or 'Defence and security equipment system solutions broker' as he prefers to call it.

Whilst battling with his conscience he justifies to himself why five years on he's still in a job he just fell into - after all, what he really wants is to pursue is his career in electronic music. But until that takes off he'll stay where he is, and as his mother so eloquently puts it, "any job where you get your own desk and a hot dinner can't be all bad".

And so as we renew our acquaintance with Simon we find him, using his 'flair for original ideas' to go to extreme lengths to prove to everyone just how badly he feels about doing the job he does.

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

Simon Mcgrath..........................Darren Boyd
Anna Grieg...............................Joanna Page
Boris Kemal............................Lewis Macleod
Judith McGrath..........................Sarah Smart
Angela McGrath........................Brigit Forsyth
Madeleine Turnbull....................Rachel Atkins
Peter..........................................Gus Brown
Paramedic.....................................Philip Fox

Producer: Dawn Ellis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2009.


THU 10:00 John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman (b00hhn1j)
Episode 1

1867 Lyme Regis: Charles Smithson's complacent snobbery is about to be shattered as he encounters a young social outcast, Sarah Woodruff.

John Hurt narrates John Fowles' passionate epic of two lovers in conflict with starched Victorian society.

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Jonathan Firth
Sarah ...... Emily Bruni
Ernestina ...... Kelly Reilly
Mrs Tranter ...... Elizabeth Spriggs
Dr Grogan ...... TP McKenna
Mrs Poulteney ...... Susan Jameson
Sam ...... Nick Sayce
Mary ...... Ella Smith
The Dairyman ...... Gerard McDermott
Mrs Fairley ...... Colleen Prendergast
Ostler ...... Wayne Foskett

Dramatised by Graham White.

Producer: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


THU 11:00 Afternoon Reading (b012l4nx)
The Foxes Come at Night

Thunderstorm

Now in his eightieth year, Cees Nooteboom is one of Holland's leading and most respected authors, a writer of both novels and travel books and a consummate short story writer. The Foxes Come at Night, his recent collection, has won the 2010 Gouden Uil - the most prestigious literary award in Flanders and is now published in English.
The collection is set in the cities and islands of the Mediterranean, territory Nooteboom knows well. The stories are linked by their meditations on memory and age, on love won and lost and on the fragments of life treasured in a photograph or a detail.
In 'Gondolas' a fine art dealer finds the past stirred by a photograph taken on the same Venetian canal bank forty years ago. In 'Thunderstorm' a couple's own fissures are reflected in a horrific moment on a beach. And in 'Late September' a woman waits on a windblown Spanish cafe terrace before the inevitable conclusion to her lonely day.
Written with haunting attention to detail and pitch perfect prose, sensitively translated by Ina Rilke, these stories show one of the European masters of the genre at his best.
Reader Tracy-Ann Oberman
Abridger Sally Marmion
Producer Di Speirs.


THU 11:15 The Charm Factory (b03h849l)
Series 2

I Still Believe

1950s London, and film star Alex is back from Hollywood, missing Irene. News forces him to change direction. With Giles Thomas.


THU 12:00 Steptoe and Son (b00s5xtn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntnsb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Wrecked (b00jn0pw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmfc)
Episode 9

Mrs Glynn calls, and Barnaby discovers that settling his family debts is no straightforward matter. Read by William Hope.


THU 14:15 On the Map (b00rghjr)
Social Mapping

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography.

There's no more effective way of representing our lives than a map: social and political conditions, health trends and the movements of goods and ideas have far greater impact when they're plotted in multicoloured cartography. Mike asks how society is now being analysed online in cartographic mash-ups and crowd-sourced data. He also discovers how mapping the human condition, its needs and habits, its highs and its lows, goes back to way before the digital age.

From 2010.


THU 14:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmzr)
Episode 24

Jean Valjean tells Marius about his criminal past, while Thenardier prepares his blackmail plans. Starring Joss Ackland.


THU 14:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0176kpb)
Fastnet, Irish Sea, Rockall

Charlie Connelly visits the centre of Irish emigration and cycles the TT course (after a fashion). Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


THU 15:00 John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman (b00hhn1j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00vhfb8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


THU 16:30 Safety Catch (b0178ncg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


THU 17:00 HR (b00hr5p5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 17:30 Best Behaviour (b05xhyrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 18:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076pjr)
The Memory

A child is convinced that she witnessed an execution. From Dorothy K Haynes' 1949 collection. Read by Tamara Kennedy.


THU 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4l)
The Ritual of the Bones

Scholarship boy Jenkins is intimidated by the traditions of his new school. Especially the one involving some bones in boxes. Read by Tony Doyle.


THU 18:30 Great Lives (b0076lny)
Series 5

Benjamin Disraeli

4 Extra Debut. Kenneth Clarke chooses the Victorian politician, Benjamin Disraeli. With Humphrey Carpenter and Jane Ridley. From May 2004.


THU 19:00 Steptoe and Son (b00s5xtn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Yes Minister (b007k14t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntnsb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Wrecked (b00jn0pw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Afternoon Reading (b012l4nx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 The Charm Factory (b03h849l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Best Behaviour (b05xhyrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Don't Start (b01685zr)
Series 1

Idea

Celery rears its ugly head again as Neil attempts his Androcles and the lion tactic when making tea, and Kim admits she has grievance nostalgia.

What do long term partners really argue about? Sharp new comedy from Frank Skinner. A masterclass in the great art of arguing. Starring Frank Skinner and Katherine Parkinson.

Well observed, clever and funny, Don't Start is a scripted comedy with a deceptively simple premise - an argument. Each week, our couple fall out over another apparently trivial flashpoint - a text from a friend, a trilby and a bad night's sleep. Each week, the stakes mount as Neil and Kim battle with words. But these are no ordinary arguments. The two outdo each other with increasingly absurd images, unexpected literary references (Androcles and the Lion pop up at one point) and razor sharp analysis of their beloved's weaknesses.

Cast:
Neil ..... Frank Skinner
Kim ...... Katherine Parkinson

Producer/Director: Polly Thomas
An Avalon production for BBC Radio 4.


THU 22:45 Warhorses of Letters (b0174gm8)
Series 1

Episode 4

More passionate letters from Copenhagen, the Duke of Wellington's horse, to his hero Marengo in this epistolary equine love story.

A story of two horses united by an uncommon passion, cruelly divided by a brutal conflict.

Frisky young racehorse Copenhagen is about to be the new mount for the Duke of Wellington.

Wars rage on as Copenhagen lives it up in Paris and Marengo tries to enjoy a quiet retirement.

Marengo ..... Stephen Fry
Copenhagen ..... Daniel Rigby
Narrator ..... Tamsin Greig

Written by Robbie Hudson and Marie Phillips.

Director: Steven Canny
Producer: Gareth Edwards.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


THU 23:00 Mark Thomas: The Manifesto (b01ckggk)
Series 4

Episode 4

Comedian-activist Mark Thomas and his studio audience at The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow consider policy proposals for a People's Manifesto.

This week's agenda:
1) A kick-starter to kick Scotland out of the Union.
2) Bankers to be given bonuses in the form of NHS donation cards.
and
3) An end to bank fees for those on a family income of less than £30,000.

Plus there are plenty of "any other business" policy suggestions from the audience.

Written and presented by Mark Thomas
Produced by Colin Anderson.


THU 23:25 The Comedy Club Interviews (b05zw1bv)
Two hours of comedy, plus Jessica Fostekew chats again to Caroline Mabey.


THU 23:30 Elis James's Pantheon of Heroes (b01bpjtg)
Series 1

Inventors

More historical heroism - as Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove are put to the Totaliser Test.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine the ultimate heroes of Wales.

With Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Written by Elis James, Gareth Gwyn and Benjamin Partridge.

Producer: Sharif Shahwan

First broadcast on BBC Radio Wales in February 2012



FRIDAY 19 JUNE 2015

FRI 00:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076pjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Great Lives (b0076lny)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntnsb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Wrecked (b00jn0pw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmfc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:15 On the Map (b00rghjr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:15 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jmzr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0176kpb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman (b00hhn1j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 The Unbelievable Truth (b00vhfb8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:30 Safety Catch (b0178ncg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 HR (b00hr5p5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Best Behaviour (b05xhyrk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntrgb)
Exhumation

On the trail of a clue which Inuit hunter and guide Edie has found in stepson Joe's bedroom, she returns with Derek and Willa to his burial place on Craig Island - and they disinter his body.

What they find there leads them to a resolution of the mystery of his death which they could never have imagined possible.

Concluded by Denise Gough.

White Heat is Essex born MJ McGrath's first novel. Abridged by Polly Coles.

Producer: Clive Brill

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pacificus Productions.


FRI 06:30 My Daddy Told Me (b0076xzl)
4 Extra Debut. Jenni Trent Hughes explores paternal advice - the nuggets imparted from fathers to their sons. With Michael Winner. From April 2006.


FRI 07:00 Little Blighty on the Down (b00tlmwv)
Series 4

Episode 1

Mrs Roberts has fallen from power and Mr Barnum is the new council leader. Political satire with John Baddeley. From July 1991.


FRI 07:30 The Rivals (b03c482b)
Series 2

The Game Played in the Dark

By Ernest Bramah

Dramatised By Chris Harrald.

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memories and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. He finishes the present series with the blind detective Max Carrados who tries to stop international master criminal Fane from selling compromising letters which could derail an upcoming royal wedding.

Producer: Liz Webb.


FRI 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jrry)
Series 4

The Stolen Petrol

Sid sees the return of petrol rationing as a money spinner, with some help from the lad.

Starring Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

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

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1956.


FRI 08:30 The Goon Show (b007jlcp)
Series 5

The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler of Bexhill-on-Sea

Constable Neddie Seagoon sets out to apprehend Minnie and Henry's Sussex assailant. Stars Spike Milligan. From October 1954.


FRI 09:00 The 99p Challenge (b01rmc20)
Series 5

Episode 3

Crazy panel show capers with Sue Perkins, Simon Pegg, Dan Antopolski, Peter Baynham and Armando Iannucci. From September 2004.


FRI 09:30 Sneakiepeeks (b00p8dkd)
Storm Warning

Beagle Team are tasked with the surveillance of a Russian billionaire. The nation's security and gas supply are at stake.

Comedy by Harry Venning and Neil Brand about a team of inept, backstabbing surveillance operatives.

Bill ...... Richard Lumsden
Sharla ...... Nina Conti
Mark ...... Daniel Kaluuya
Captain Le Clerc ...... Kevin Eldon
Bolkonski ...... Shaban Arifi
Boris ...... John Biggins
Russian Girls ...... Alex Tregear/Kate Layden
Russian Crew ...... Nigel Hastings/Ewan Hooper.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2009


FRI 10:00 John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman (b00hk2dv)
Episode 2

Charles's life as a complacent Victorian gent has been overturned by his secret meetings with the mysterious Sarah on the under-cliff at Lyme.

Having vowed to end the liaison he finds himself lured one last time. He kisses Sarah passionately. Then discovers they're being watched...

John Hurt concludes John Fowles' passionate epic of two lovers in conflict with starched Victorian society.

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Jonathan Firth
Sarah ...... Emily Bruni
Ernestina ...... Kelly Reilly
Dr Grogan ...... TP McKenna
Mrs Endicott ...... Susan Jameson
Sam ...... Nick Sayce
Mary ...... Ella Smith
Mr Freeman ...... Gerard McDermott
Mrs Rogers ...... Colleen Prendergast
Montague ...... Wayne Foskett
Prostitute ...... Sophie Roberts
Curate ...... John Cummins

Dramatised by Graham White.

Producer: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.


FRI 11:00 Afternoon Reading (b012lkkq)
The Foxes Come at Night

Late September

Cees Nooteboom is one of Holland's leading and most respected authors, a writer of both novels and travel books and a consummate short story writer. The Foxes Come at Night, his recent collection, has won the 2010 Gouden Uil - the most prestigious literary award in Flanders and is now published in English.
The collection is set in the cities and islands of the Mediterranean, territory Nooteboom knows well. The stories are linked by their meditations on memory and age, on love won and lost and on the fragments of life treasured in a photograph or a detail.
In 'Gondolas' a fine art dealer finds the past stirred by a photograph taken on the same Venetian canal bank forty years ago. In 'Thunderstorm' a couple's own fissures are reflected in a horrific moment on a beach. And in 'Late September' a woman waits on a windblown Spanish cafe terrace before the inevitable conclusion to her lonely day.
Written with haunting attention to detail and pitch perfect prose, sensitively translated by Ina Rilke, these stories show one of the European masters of the genre at his best.
Reader Hannah Gordon
Abridger Sally Marmion
Producer Di Speirs.


FRI 11:15 Drama (b011zmqh)
A Terrible Beauty

The poet WB Yeats travels to propose to legendary beauty Maud Gonne soon after her husband was executed by the British in the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.

by David Pownall

with original music composed and performed by Max Pownall

YEATS...............JOHN KAVANAGH
MAUD............. .FIONA VICTORY
YSEULT................LYDIA WILSON
ELSIE...............JANE WHITTENSHAW

Directed by Peter Kavanagh

Irish patriot John MacBride was shot by the British after the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. His estranged English wife, Maud Gonne, actress, fanatical Irish republican and famous beauty, was in Paris helping nurse war casualties at the time. Forbidden by the British from returning to Ireland to fight for the cause, she went to the coast of Normandy for the summer with her children and there she was visited by Yeats who had been in love with her for many years.
With him he brought the draft of a poem in which MacBride is attacked for his private behaviour but praised for what his sacrifice will achieve in sanctifying the struggle. Over many weeks Yeats pleads with Maud to marry him now she is free, reading his poem to her as he works on improving it. Why, she asks, is Ireland's greatest poet doing the job of the British press in vilifying John MacBride, a national hero? But will Yeats change his poem, realising doing so will greatly increase the chances of his proposal?


FRI 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jrry)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Goon Show (b007jlcp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntrgb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 My Daddy Told Me (b0076xzl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet (b007jmfv)
Episode 10

Money matters come to a head between Sofia and Barnaby, whose thoughts return to the 'Gaitlin Angel'. Read by William Hope.


FRI 14:15 On the Map (b00rghjt)
The Lie of the Land

Self-confessed map addict Mike Parker explores modern cartography.

There are lies, damned lies, statistics - and then there are maps. Borders can be moved and countries expanded, shrunk or even left off the map altogether. We'd like to believe that maps are a purely factual representation of the world with no bias or agenda, but in fact every cartographer decides what to include on their map and what to exclude. Mike Parker discovers how maps can be used as tools of power, politics and propaganda.

From 2010.


FRI 14:30 Victor Hugo - Les Miserables (b007jn05)
Episode 25

As Thenardier attempts to blackmail Marius, can there be a final reconciliation for Valjean and Cosette? Starring Roger Allam.


FRI 14:45 Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast (b0176pbp)
Hebrides, Faeroes, South East Iceland

Charlie Connelly ends his voyage by discovering some legendary whiskey and land younger than himself. Tom Goodman-Hills reads.


FRI 15:00 John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman (b00hk2dv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 99p Challenge (b01rmc20)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


FRI 16:30 Sneakiepeeks (b00p8dkd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


FRI 17:00 Little Blighty on the Down (b00tlmwv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 17:30 The Rivals (b03c482b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 18:00 Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch (b0076pkb)
Windfall

A woman sells her trinkets to a passing salesman. From Dorothy K Haynes' 1949 collection. Read by Mark McDonnell.


FRI 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4s)
Nocturne

Sounds of a piano played at night lead a father and his son into a confrontation with a malign adversary. Read by Tony Doyle.


FRI 18:30 My Life in Five Songs (b01pf1ng)
Series 5

Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman has established himself as a leading folk musician. A celebrated singer he's also a multi-instrumentalist and respected songwriter.

Growing up in Devon with musical parents Geoff and Joy it is little wonder he and his brothers Sam and Sean became musicians.

Seth tells Phil Cunningham how music was always a feature of the family home along with a good dose of healthy rivalry. The annual highlight was when they all went on family busking holidays in France where they performed as the Frantic Five.

Now in demand throughout the country Seth has several albums to his name and recalls playing on BBC Scotland's Hogmanay Live along with Phil.

Phil's association with the family goes back many years having played at Geoff Lakeman's 40th birthday celebrations where a young Seth knew him as Mr Monkey!

Phil opens the show with Seth's song Lady of the Sea before Seth picks these five tracks:

Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli - Shine

Randy Newman - Short People

Richard Thompson - 1952 Vincent Black Lightning

Joan Osborne - St Teresa

Toots and the Maytals - Louie Louie

Phil closes the show with the track Hard Road from Seth's latest album, Tales from the Barrel House.


FRI 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jrry)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Goon Show (b007jlcp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 MJ McGrath - White Heat (b01ntrgb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 My Daddy Told Me (b0076xzl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Afternoon Reading (b012lkkq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Drama (b011zmqh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 The Rivals (b03c482b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Victor Lewis-Smith (b05z6gk1)
Episode 7

Fly on the wall TV and suffering with the 'common touch'. The darkly comic world of Victor Lewis-Smith.

Award-winning controversial comedy surfaced on BBC Radio 1 in 1990 in the shape of Victor Lewis-Smith. The writer and producer took a comedy cudgel to the self-satisfied, mid-Atlantic style of the very network he was appearing on - with hoax phone calls, sketches, plus comic takedowns of high profile celebs. It's all deliciously sandwiched between the original jangly Radio 1 jingles made by JAM Creative Productions in Dallas, USA.

Winner of the British Comedy Awards 1990 for Best Radio Comedy.

After making a series of late night programmes for Radio 1, Victor took aim at TV in 1993 with BBC TWO's Inside Victor Lewis Smith, before sparking another stir on Channel 4 in 1998 with TV Offal.

Written by Victor Lewis Smith and Paul Sparks

Produced by Victor Lewis Smith

First heard on BBC Radio 1 in May 1990.


FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b060x951)
Two hours of comedy, plus Arthur Smith chats to Hal Cruttenden.


FRI 23:00 The Consultants (b05z6glc)
Series 4

Episode 1

The lighthouse tour and the old-fashioned parents.

Cerebral sketch show written by and starring Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James Rawlings.

Producer: Will Saunders

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2005.


FRI 23:30 Dave Podmore (b007qx6y)
Dave Podmore's Cricket Fix

Episode 3

Dave Podmore refuses to stand idly by as English cricket stares down both barrels of a bottomless doldrum.

On a chaotic overseas tour, his private life takes a turn for the worse.

Christopher Douglas stars as Pod.

Written by Christopher Douglas, Nick Newman and Andrew Nickolds.

Dave ...... Chris Douglas
Andy ...... Andrew Nickolds

With Nicola Sanderson and Chris Pavlo.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2001.




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 (b0075qls)

A Good Read 00:30 TUE (b0075qls)

Adventures in Human Being Omnibus 09:00 SUN (b05yxj0n)

Adventures in Human Being Omnibus 20:00 SUN (b05yxj0n)

Afternoon Reading 11:00 MON (b011pkg6)

Afternoon Reading 21:00 MON (b011pkg6)

Afternoon Reading 11:00 TUE (b011pls1)

Afternoon Reading 21:00 TUE (b011pls1)

Afternoon Reading 11:00 WED (b012l1yv)

Afternoon Reading 21:00 WED (b012l1yv)

Afternoon Reading 11:00 THU (b012l4nx)

Afternoon Reading 21:00 THU (b012l4nx)

Afternoon Reading 11:00 FRI (b012lkkq)

Afternoon Reading 21:00 FRI (b012lkkq)

All the World's a Globe 23:00 SUN (b007jwv5)

And Go To Innisfree 06:30 MON (b00pnp9h)

And Go To Innisfree 13:30 MON (b00pnp9h)

And Go To Innisfree 20:30 MON (b00pnp9h)

And Go To Innisfree 01:30 TUE (b00pnp9h)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 02:00 SAT (b007jmbr)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 14:00 MON (b007jmcv)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 02:00 TUE (b007jmcv)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 14:00 TUE (b007jmdc)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 02:00 WED (b007jmdc)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 14:00 WED (b007jmdw)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 02:00 THU (b007jmdw)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 14:00 THU (b007jmfc)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 02:00 FRI (b007jmfc)

Anne Tyler - A Patchwork Planet 14:00 FRI (b007jmfv)

Archive on 4 08:00 SAT (b03c241n)

Archive on 4 15:00 SAT (b03c241n)

Archive on 4 03:00 SUN (b03c241n)

Are You From the Bugle? 07:00 WED (b01jcc07)

Are You From the Bugle? 17:00 WED (b01jcc07)

Are You From the Bugle? 05:00 THU (b01jcc07)

Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive 22:30 SAT (b007w3c6)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 14:45 MON (b0170s05)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 02:45 TUE (b0170s05)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 14:45 TUE (b0170vfd)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 02:45 WED (b0170vfd)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 14:45 WED (b0175jj0)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 02:45 THU (b0175jj0)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 14:45 THU (b0176kpb)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 02:45 FRI (b0176kpb)

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Around the Shipping Forecast 14:45 FRI (b0176pbp)

Bad Habits 07:15 SUN (b00f6qmv)

Bad Habits 14:15 SUN (b00f6qmv)

Bad Habits 02:15 MON (b00f6qmv)

Best Behaviour 07:30 THU (b05xhyrk)

Best Behaviour 17:30 THU (b05xhyrk)

Best Behaviour 22:00 THU (b05xhyrk)

Best Behaviour 05:30 FRI (b05xhyrk)

Big Problems with Helen Keen 07:30 WED (b05xh31b)

Big Problems with Helen Keen 17:30 WED (b05xh31b)

Big Problems with Helen Keen 22:00 WED (b05xh31b)

Big Problems with Helen Keen 05:30 THU (b05xh31b)

Classic Serial 18:00 SUN (b00zl943)

Classic Serial 00:00 MON (b00zl943)

Classic Serial 10:00 TUE (b00c7kl4)

Classic Serial 15:00 TUE (b00c7kl4)

Classic Serial 03:00 WED (b00c7kl4)

Classic Serial 10:00 WED (b00cq7p2)

Classic Serial 15:00 WED (b00cq7p2)

Classic Serial 03:00 THU (b00cq7p2)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 07:30 SUN (b0192t2k)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 17:30 SUN (b0192t2k)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 22:00 SUN (b0192t2k)

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show! 05:30 MON (b0192t2k)

Counterpoint 09:00 WED (b05z235m)

Counterpoint 16:00 WED (b05z235m)

Counterpoint 04:00 THU (b05z235m)

Creme de la Crime 23:45 MON (b00807sd)

Creme de la Crime 09:45 TUE (b00807sd)

Dad Made Me Laugh 18:30 TUE (b007k14d)

Dad Made Me Laugh 00:30 WED (b007k14d)

Dad's Army 12:00 SAT (b007jmp0)

Dad's Army 08:00 MON (b007jmrm)

Dad's Army 12:00 MON (b007jmrm)

Dad's Army 19:00 MON (b007jmrm)

Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years 23:30 WED (b007jyzh)

Daunt and Dervish 14:15 SAT (b007jwvb)

Daunt and Dervish 02:15 SUN (b007jwvb)

Dave Podmore 23:30 FRI (b007qx6y)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:15 SUN (b05yxkbr)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:15 SUN (b05yxkbr)

Doctor Who 18:00 SAT (b05ysz8d)

Doctor Who 00:00 SUN (b05ysz8d)

Don't Start 22:30 THU (b01685zr)

Drama 11:15 FRI (b011zmqh)

Drama 21:15 FRI (b011zmqh)

Electric Ink 16:30 TUE (b011qfr8)

Electric Ink 04:30 WED (b011qfr8)

Elis James's Pantheon of Heroes 23:30 THU (b01bpjtg)

Four Joneses and a Jenkins 09:30 WED (b007jqlp)

Four Joneses and a Jenkins 16:30 WED (b007jqlp)

Four Joneses and a Jenkins 04:30 THU (b007jqlp)

Getting Nowhere Fast 09:30 MON (b0081lf5)

Getting Nowhere Fast 16:30 MON (b0081lf5)

Getting Nowhere Fast 04:30 TUE (b0081lf5)

Great Lives 18:30 THU (b0076lny)

Great Lives 00:30 FRI (b0076lny)

HR 07:00 THU (b00hr5p5)

HR 17:00 THU (b00hr5p5)

HR 05:00 FRI (b00hr5p5)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 FRI (b007jrry)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 FRI (b007jrry)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 FRI (b007jrry)

Harry Worth 08:30 SUN (b00rl56h)

Harry Worth 12:30 SUN (b00rl56h)

Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance 06:30 TUE (b00m36bl)

Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance 13:30 TUE (b00m36bl)

Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance 20:30 TUE (b00m36bl)

Henry Cyril Paget: Lord of the Dance 01:30 WED (b00m36bl)

Here's Bob Monkhouse 11:00 SUN (b00bwjjp)

Here's Bob Monkhouse 19:00 SUN (b00bwjjp)

HighLites Omnibus 13:00 SAT (b05ysyt7)

HighLites Omnibus 01:00 SUN (b05ysyt7)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00cbcpl)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00cbcpl)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00cbcpl)

Inheritance Tracks 14:10 SAT (b05ysyt9)

Inheritance Tracks 02:10 SUN (b05ysyt9)

Inheritance Tracks 10:10 SUN (b05yxj98)

Inheritance Tracks 21:10 SUN (b05yxj98)

Innes Own World 23:30 SAT (b0178mxy)

It's About Time... 01:30 SAT (b00h62pm)

JB Priestley - When We Are Married 16:00 SUN (b007jvkd)

JB Priestley - When We Are Married 04:00 MON (b007jvkd)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 MON (b007jx41)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 TUE (b007jx41)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 TUE (b007jx46)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 WED (b007jx46)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 WED (b007jx4f)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 THU (b007jx4f)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 THU (b007jx4l)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 FRI (b007jx4l)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 FRI (b007jx4s)

John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman 10:00 THU (b00hhn1j)

John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman 15:00 THU (b00hhn1j)

John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman 03:00 FRI (b00hhn1j)

John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman 10:00 FRI (b00hk2dv)

John Fowles - The French Lieutenant's Woman 15:00 FRI (b00hk2dv)

John Major - More Than a Game 02:45 SAT (b00sy253)

John Peacock - Posters of the Moulin Rouge 03:00 SAT (b007js47)

Jon Ronson On 23:30 SUN (b010t6lf)

Just a Minute 07:30 MON (b05xd5jw)

Just a Minute 17:30 MON (b05xd5jw)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b05xd5jw)

Just a Minute 05:30 TUE (b05xd5jw)

Kerry's List 22:30 MON (b01s7yvx)

King Cutler 23:30 TUE (b008vr1b)

Like They've Never Been Gone 07:00 TUE (b00cm6x0)

Like They've Never Been Gone 17:00 TUE (b00cm6x0)

Like They've Never Been Gone 05:00 WED (b00cm6x0)

Little Blighty on the Down 07:00 FRI (b00tlmwv)

Little Blighty on the Down 17:00 FRI (b00tlmwv)

Lucky Heather 05:00 SAT (b0075smn)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 06:00 MON (b01nt0gs)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 13:00 MON (b01nt0gs)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 20:00 MON (b01nt0gs)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 01:00 TUE (b01nt0gs)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 06:00 TUE (b01nt4pv)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 13:00 TUE (b01nt4pv)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 20:00 TUE (b01nt4pv)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 01:00 WED (b01nt4pv)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 06:00 WED (b01ntj7h)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 13:00 WED (b01ntj7h)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 20:00 WED (b01ntj7h)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 01:00 THU (b01ntj7h)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 06:00 THU (b01ntnsb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 13:00 THU (b01ntnsb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 20:00 THU (b01ntnsb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 01:00 FRI (b01ntnsb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 06:00 FRI (b01ntrgb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 13:00 FRI (b01ntrgb)

MJ McGrath - White Heat 20:00 FRI (b01ntrgb)

Mark Steel's in Town 07:30 TUE (b05xggjr)

Mark Steel's in Town 17:30 TUE (b05xggjr)

Mark Steel's in Town 22:00 TUE (b05xggjr)

Mark Steel's in Town 05:30 WED (b05xggjr)

Mark Thomas: The Manifesto 23:00 THU (b01ckggk)

Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better 22:00 SAT (b00kkfk6)

Marriage Lines 08:30 MON (b05yy74l)

Marriage Lines 12:30 MON (b05yy74l)

Marriage Lines 19:30 MON (b05yy74l)

Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester 07:30 SAT (b01k9tt3)

Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester 17:30 SAT (b01k9tt3)

Michael Bentine - The Reluctant Jester 05:30 SUN (b01k9tt3)

My Daddy Told Me 06:30 FRI (b0076xzl)

My Daddy Told Me 13:30 FRI (b0076xzl)

My Daddy Told Me 20:30 FRI (b0076xzl)

My Life in Five Songs 00:30 SAT (b01p97pr)

My Life in Five Songs 18:30 FRI (b01pf1ng)

Off the Page 18:30 WED (b0076q40)

Off the Page 00:30 THU (b0076q40)

On the Map 14:15 MON (b00rd8yv)

On the Map 02:15 TUE (b00rd8yv)

On the Map 14:15 TUE (b00rghjm)

On the Map 02:15 WED (b00rghjm)

On the Map 14:15 WED (b00rghjp)

On the Map 02:15 THU (b00rghjp)

On the Map 14:15 THU (b00rghjr)

On the Map 02:15 FRI (b00rghjr)

On the Map 14:15 FRI (b00rghjt)

Owen Sheers - I Saw a Man (Omnibus) 14:30 SUN (b05yxlsc)

Owen Sheers - I Saw a Man (Omnibus) 02:30 MON (b05yxlsc)

Philip K Dick - We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 00:00 SAT (b007mfgq)

Quote... Unquote 09:00 MON (b00sx2qn)

Quote... Unquote 16:00 MON (b00sx2qn)

Quote... Unquote 04:00 TUE (b00sx2qn)

Ray's a Laugh 08:00 SUN (b00ssp46)

Ray's a Laugh 12:00 SUN (b00ssp46)

Revolting People 23:00 WED (b007jrzv)

Round the Horne 08:00 TUE (b00j272g)

Round the Horne 12:00 TUE (b00j272g)

Round the Horne 19:00 TUE (b00j272g)

Rubbish 23:00 TUE (b00770xw)

Safety Catch 09:30 THU (b0178ncg)

Safety Catch 16:30 THU (b0178ncg)

Safety Catch 04:30 FRI (b0178ncg)

Saturday Drama 10:00 MON (b0171ydt)

Saturday Drama 15:00 MON (b0171ydt)

Saturday Drama 03:00 TUE (b0171ydt)

Sherlock Holmes 01:00 SAT (b0075zg4)

Sneakiepeeks 04:30 SAT (b00p6307)

Sneakiepeeks 09:30 FRI (b00p8dkd)

Sneakiepeeks 16:30 FRI (b00p8dkd)

Steptoe and Son 12:30 SAT (b00s3cgj)

Steptoe and Son 08:00 THU (b00s5xtn)

Steptoe and Son 12:00 THU (b00s5xtn)

Steptoe and Son 19:00 THU (b00s5xtn)

The 99p Challenge 04:00 SAT (b01rhdwk)

The 99p Challenge 09:00 FRI (b01rmc20)

The 99p Challenge 16:00 FRI (b01rmc20)

The Body of Art 06:30 WED (b00kt8r3)

The Body of Art 13:30 WED (b00kt8r3)

The Body of Art 20:30 WED (b00kt8r3)

The Body of Art 01:30 THU (b00kt8r3)

The Boosh 22:30 TUE (b007jmf4)

The Charm Factory 11:15 MON (b03h7ffw)

The Charm Factory 21:15 MON (b03h7ffw)

The Charm Factory 11:15 TUE (b03h7y6p)

The Charm Factory 21:15 TUE (b03h7y6p)

The Charm Factory 11:15 WED (b03h7z6g)

The Charm Factory 21:15 WED (b03h7z6g)

The Charm Factory 11:15 THU (b03h849l)

The Charm Factory 21:15 THU (b03h849l)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b05zh0tz)

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The Comedy Club Interviews 23:25 THU (b05zw1bv)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 FRI (b060x951)

The Consultants 23:00 FRI (b05z6glc)

The Goon Show 08:30 FRI (b007jlcp)

The Goon Show 12:30 FRI (b007jlcp)

The Goon Show 19:30 FRI (b007jlcp)

The Great Western Adventure 15:45 SUN (b0076xr2)

The Great Western Adventure 03:45 MON (b0076xr2)

The Ken Dodd Show 08:30 TUE (b05z1jdy)

The Ken Dodd Show 12:30 TUE (b05z1jdy)

The Ken Dodd Show 19:30 TUE (b05z1jdy)

The Lee Mack Show 23:00 SAT (b00bwzv3)

The Making of Music 02:15 SAT (b007s42x)

The Navy Lark 08:00 WED (b007v15c)

The Navy Lark 12:00 WED (b007v15c)

The Navy Lark 19:00 WED (b007v15c)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b05yyjq5)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b05yyjq5)

The Other Man 07:00 MON (b0076xms)

The Other Man 17:00 MON (b0076xms)

The Other Man 05:00 TUE (b0076xms)

The Rivals 05:30 SAT (b03brnrj)

The Rivals 07:30 FRI (b03c482b)

The Rivals 17:30 FRI (b03c482b)

The Rivals 22:00 FRI (b03c482b)

The Shuttleworths 23:15 SUN (b01mlrf0)

The Unbelievable Truth 09:00 THU (b00vhfb8)

The Unbelievable Truth 16:00 THU (b00vhfb8)

The Unbelievable Truth 04:00 FRI (b00vhfb8)

The Write Stuff 16:00 TUE (b05z1t16)

The Write Stuff 04:00 WED (b05z1t16)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 18:00 MON (b0076ph0)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 00:00 TUE (b0076ph0)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 18:00 TUE (b0076phk)

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Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 18:00 WED (b0076pj7)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 00:00 THU (b0076pj7)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 18:00 THU (b0076pjr)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 00:00 FRI (b0076pjr)

Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch 18:00 FRI (b0076pkb)

Tony Law's Surreal Guide to Surreal Comedy 09:00 SAT (b03vztjc)

Tony Law's Surreal Guide to Surreal Comedy 19:00 SAT (b03vztjc)

Very Old Pretenders 22:30 SUN (b015crrf)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b007jtvf)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 13:00 SUN (b007jtvf)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables Omnibus 01:00 MON (b007jtvf)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 02:30 SAT (b007jmxc)

Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:30 MON (b007jmyd)

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Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:30 TUE (b007jmyw)

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Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:30 WED (b007jmz9)

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Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:30 THU (b007jmzr)

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Victor Hugo - Les Miserables 14:30 FRI (b007jn05)

Victor Lewis-Smith 22:30 FRI (b05z6gk1)

Warhorses of Letters 22:45 THU (b0174gm8)

Will Smith Presents the Tao of Bergerac 22:30 WED (b007wh7j)

Wimsey 06:00 SAT (b007jvhy)

Wimsey 16:00 SAT (b007jvhy)

Wimsey 04:00 SUN (b007jvhy)

Wrecked 06:30 THU (b00jn0pw)

Wrecked 13:30 THU (b00jn0pw)

Wrecked 20:30 THU (b00jn0pw)

Wrecked 01:30 FRI (b00jn0pw)

Yes Minister 08:30 THU (b007k14t)

Yes Minister 12:30 THU (b007k14t)

Yes Minister 19:30 THU (b007k14t)