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SATURDAY 13 JUNE 2020

SAT 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpdb)
Episode 1

In 22nd-century Britain, the collapse of the pensions system means compulsory euthanasia for all 70-year-olds.

But a clerical error sparks major implications for George Smith...

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George

George ...... Stephen Moore
Doris ...... Patsy Byrne
O'Connell ...... Geoffrey McGivern
Andrea Sunbeam ...... Lorelei King

Other parts by Melanie Hudson, Christopher Douglas and Lewis MacLeod.

Producer: Richard Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1998.


SAT 00:30 Off the Page (b0076xh3)
All By Myself

Dominic Arkwright asks Lucy Mangan, Lance Workman and David Blandy to consider the joys of the solitary life. From March 2006.


SAT 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwct)
Murder Must Advertise

2. Singular Spotlessness of a Lethal Weapon

As his undercover murder probe at an advertising agency continues, Lord Peter Wimsey witnesses someone get a pasting that was meant for him...

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker …. Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Ingleby …. John Quentin
Mr Willis …. Richard O'Callaghan
Miss Meteyard …. Frances Jeater
Mr Hankin …. Frank Williams
Miss Rossiter …. Joanna Wake
Pamela Dean …. Amanda Murray
Ginger Joe …. Greg Mandell

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


SAT 01:30 RD Wingfield (b0082k48)
Outbreak of Fear

5. The Killer

Sergeant Fowler must takes steps as his suspicions grow over his boss Chadwick's conclusions on the murders in the village of Polford.

Conclusion of RD Wingfield's thriller starring Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Chadwick …. Nicholas Courtney
Mitchell …. Conrad Phillips
Rose …. Gillie Gratham
Operator …. Brian Gear
Radio DJ …. Jim Reid
Jackson …. Roger Leach

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1982.


SAT 02:00 Wordaholics (b01cjm4p)
Series 1

Episode 2

Wordaholics is the comedy panel game all about words.

Gyles Brandreth presides as Natalie Haynes, Michael Rosen, Arthur Smith and Paul Sinha vie for supremacy in the ring.

Wordaholics is clever, intelligent, witty and unexpected. There are toponyms, abbreviations, euphemisms, old words, new words, cockney rhyming slang, Greek gobbledegook, plus the panellists' picks of the ugliest and the most beautiful words: the whole world of words.
Writers: Jon Hunter and James Kettle

Producer: Claire Jones.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2012.


SAT 02:30 Dry Slopes (b0729jgv)
Series 2

The Invisible Man

Nobody seems to pay Angus much attention these days.

He tries telling his problems to a psychiatrist, but has trouble making himself heard.

Written by and starring Nick Ball.

Angus ...... Nick Ball
Mum ...... Mum

With Robert Hartley and Wayne Forester.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1997.


SAT 03:00 James Fenimore Cooper - The Spy (b01b8yyb)
Episode 2

New York State, 1778. Henry Wharton, a young soldier for the British, has been captured by American forces while wearing a disguise in no-man's land.

He must stand trial as a spy, and if found guilty, he will hang. Can General Washington be found in time to issue a pardon?

The conclusion of James Fenimore Cooper's tale of espionage and divided loyalties during the American War of Independence

Harvey Birch . . . . . Burn Gorman
Frances . . . . . Rose Leslie
Henry . . . . . Alex Waldmann
Mr Wharton . . . . . James Lailey
Sarah . . . . . Francine Chamberlain
Mr Harper . . . . . Timothy Watson
Caesar . . . . . Richard Pepple
Peyton Dunwoodie . . . . . Simon Bubb
Captain Lawton . . . . . Gerard McDermott
Skinner . . . . . Adam Billington
Isabella Singleton . . . . . Victoria Inez Hardy
Colonel Martin . . . . . Paul Moriarty

Dramatised by DJ Britton.

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2012.


SAT 04:00 Podcast Radio Hour (m000k9d9)
My Favourite Podcasts… Fortunately’s Fi & Jane, Chris Mason and more

Originally broadcast in August 2019. The BBC's finest podcasters recommend some of their favourite listens to Amanda Litherland.

Any Questions host Chris Mason begins, recommending RadioMoments - Conversations, a podcast by David Lloyd which tells the life stories of some influential people in radio.
He also recommends Media Masters and 13 Minutes To The Moon.

Amanda chats to Fi Glover and Jane Garvey about Fortunately, before they suggest some of their own favourite downloads: The Archers, Talking Politics, The Times Red Box, For The Many, The High Low, The Teachers Pet and Murder In The Graveyard.

Caitlin Benedict, host of NB: My Non Binary Life recommends Gender Reveal, Someone Knows Something and Uncover.

And Linda Adey from The Next Episode asks - Have You Heard George's Podcast? She also suggests The Receipts, The Sista Collective and Ear Hustle.


SAT 05:00 Miracles R Us (b00sm8tq)
Lot 243

Caroline's car gives up the ghost and the business can’t afford the repairs.

When they've asked to bid for a lot at a county house auction – how can they get there?

Sylvia rides to the rescue. Once they arrive, Caroline makes a new friend, while Sylvia meets a kindred spirit...

Sitcom by Lesley Bruce.

Sylvia ..... Anna Massey
Caroline ..... Deborah Findlay
Lauren ..... Madeleine Bowyer
Lambourn ..... Trevor Peacock
Carl Bailey ..... Nigel Hastings
Auctioneer ..... Michael Shelford

Producer: Katie Tyrrell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2010.

Music and strings from the music of Nick Drake. Theme: "When the Day is Done" and strings : "Time of No Reply" and "Cello Song".


SAT 05:30 Cabin Pressure (b00cm9p6)
Series 1

Douz

Sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

Carolyn finds she’s taken more on board than she meant to when the Scottish Cricket Team, a Frenchman and the Sahara Desert all run out of petrol...

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey ...... Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Douglas Richardson ...... Roger Allam
Captain Martin Crieff ...... Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey ...... John Finnemore
Yves Jutteau ...... John Sessions
Habib ...... Ali Amadi.
Captain Jessop ...... Rufus Jones
Lachlan ...... Robert Harley

Written by John Finnemore

Produced & directed by David Tyler

A Pozzitive production for the BBC

www.pozzitive.co.uk


SAT 06:00 Sherlock Holmes (m000k263)
The Adventure of the Pimlico Poisoner

A broken leg is no barrier for Sherlock Holmes to lead the hunt for the despicable Pimlico Poisoner, as the great detective is pitted against a real-life demon of Victorian crime....

Peter Mackie's enthralling drama showcasing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Baker Street creation.

Sherlock Holmes .... William Chubb
Doctor Watson ..... Crawford Logan
Neill Cream ..... Peter Harlowe
Inspector Lestrade .... Terry Molloy
Mrs Hudson .... Tina Gray
Sergeant Woodthorpe .... Chris MacDonnell
PC Billings .... Alex Jones
Jeannie Thompson ..... Kimberly Hope
Jeremiah Fogg ..... Roger Hume
Matilda Clover .... Susan Mansell

Stradivarius played by Roger Coull.

Directed at BBC Pebble Mill by Nigel Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1990.


SAT 07:30 Great Lives (b04vkl1v)
Series 35

Tom Solomon on Roald Dahl

Writer Roald Dahl is well known as the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox and The BFG, but he was also fascinated by medical science. Professor Tom Solomon, who looked after him during his last illness, spent hours discussing medicine with Dahl.

Tom talks to Matthew Parris about Dahl's life and work, through the prism of his forensic interest in the workings of the human body. With them is Donald Sturrock, Dahl's biographer.

Producer Christine Hall.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.


SAT 08:00 Counterpoint (b00kdp26)
Series 23

2009 Semi-final 2

Paul Gambaccini chairs the general knowledge music quiz.

The questions cover every aspect of music - from the classical repertoire to world music, show tunes, film scores, jazz, rock and pop.

Three contestants battle it out in the second semi-final:

Paul Grayson from Ripon
Peter Whitehead from Bromley
Tim Wise from Wallington in Surrey

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2009.


SAT 08:30 Rent (b04crvbz)
Series 1

Episode 2

Now they've got students Paul and Ruby as lodgers, Maria and Richard are finding out they're not as young and groovy as they'd thought...

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

Maria ...... Barbara Flynn
Richard ...... Patrick Barlow
Amy ...... Linda Polan
Ruby ...... Diane Louise-Jordan
Paul ...... Toby Longworth

Producer: Liz Anstee.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1993.


SAT 09:00 Down By The River (m000k471)
From the squelchy trickle at the source of the Tyne, to the vast expanse of the Severn estuary, follow the writer Laura Barton as she explores the rivers of Britain to discover how they've shaped our stories and lives. Through the BBC Radio archives, and brand new interviews, she will follow these rivers closely to hear the tales they share. Laura will be mud-larking along the Thames with the artist Marie-Louise Plum, canoeing the Granta with nature writer Matt Gaw, and swimming in the Isis with journalist Nell Frizzell. She will also be speaking to the author Olivia Laing about walking the Ouse, and hearing from the writer Michael Malay about being drawn to the river.
Archive programmes will include Bernard Cribbins 1983 reading of 'The Wind In The Willows', Roger Deakin's canoe adventure 'Cigarette on the Waveney', Stella Duffy's cautionary tale 'From The Rivers Mouth' and John Betjeman's 1969 celebration of river people 'Scenes That Are The Brightest: Upstream'.

Presented by Laura Barton

Produced by Luke Doran


SAT 12:00 Foul Play (b00jh5hn)
Series 3

Death By a Short Head

Crime writers Lady Antonia Fraser and Anthony Price try to solve the mystery death of a top jockey.

With the help of witnesses played by Maria McErlane and Lee Simpson.

Murder mystery panel game devised, written and chaired by Simon Brett.

Producer: Liz Anstee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1997.


SAT 12:30 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 13:00 RD Wingfield (b0082c6v)
Outbreak of Fear

1. The Body on the Beach

Until PC Beaumont came to Polford, fresh from Police Training College, he'd never seen a dead body.

But despite the location of this sleepy fishing village in the West Country, he's set to complete his education...

RD Wingfield's five-part thriller stars Leslie Sands.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Pete Carter …. Derek Graham
Mitchell …. Conrad Phillips
Rose …. Gillie Graham
Fred Dickey …. Fred Bryant
Albert …. Douglas Leach
Kim …. Deborah Paige
Mrs Trevor …. Patricia Gibson

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1982.


SAT 13:30 RD Wingfield (b0082f1k)
Outbreak of Fear

2. The Second Body

No sooner has Richard Aldridge's body turned up when Sergeant Fowler's boss arrives from New Scotland Yard and makes a discovery...

RD Wingfield's thriller stars Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Pete Carter …. Derek Graham
Chadwick …. Nicholas Courtney
Joe Hardy …. John Gabriel
Radio DJ …. Jim Reid
Miss Reed …. Ann Morrish
Vicar …. Ronald Russell

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1982.


SAT 14:00 RD Wingfield (b0082h1n)
Outbreak of Fear

3. Triple Murder

With victims mutilated by a serial killer on Sergeant Fowler's hands, police radios in the village of Polford pick up mysterious signals...

RD Wingfield's thriller stars Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Pete Carter …. Derek Graham
Chadwick …. Nicholas Courtney
Joe Hardy …. John Gabriel
Mitchell …. Conrad Phillips
Eric Farrow …. Malcolm Young
Mrs Farrow …. Rosemary Sigel

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1982.


SAT 14:30 RD Wingfield (b0082htz)
Outbreak of Fear

4. The Vault

With boats wrecked and telephone lines down in the village of Polford, Sergeant Fowler makes an important discovery.

RD Wingfield's thriller stars Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler.

Sergeant Fowler …. Leslie Sands
PC Beaumont …. Nick Orchard
Dave Clark …. Cornelius Garrett
The Doctor …. Paul Nicholson
Chadwick …. Nicholas Courtney
Joe Hardy …. John Gabriel
Mitchell …. Conrad Phillips
Rose …. Gillie Gratham
Fred Dickey …. Fred Bryant
Albert …. Douglas Leach
Operator …. Brian Gear

Director: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1982


SAT 15:00 RD Wingfield (b0082k48)
[Repeat of broadcast at 01:30 today]


SAT 15:30 A Good Read (b00rbky9)
John Oxford and Dorothy Crawford

Sue MacGregor is joined by two leading virus experts, John Oxford and Dorothy Crawford to discuss favourite paperbacks by Ken Kesey, Daniel Defoe and Simon Armitage.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics

A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe
Publsiher: Penguin Classics

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Simon Armitage
Publisher. Faber and Faber

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2010.


SAT 16:00 Sherlock Holmes (m000k263)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 Great Lives (b04vkl1v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SAT 18:00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (b0076rrd)
Quandary Phase

Fit the Twentieth

Having rediscovered a mysteriously intact Earth, Arthur Dent finds his way home to his cottage.

Then he finds Fenchurch, before promptly losing her again...

Written by Douglas Adams

The Book …. William Franklyn
Arthur Dent …. Simon Jones
Ford Prefect …. Geoff McGivern
Rob McKenna …. Bill Paterson
Fenchurch …. Jane Horrocks
Raffle Woman …. June Whitfield
BT Operator/Barmaid/News Anchor …. Ann Bryson
Jim the Bartender/News Anchor1 …. Simon Greenall
Speaking Clock …. Brian Cobby
Ecological Man/Zirzla Leader …. David Dixon
Arthur's BBC Boss …. Geoffrey Perkins

Music by Philip Pope and Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens
Adapted and Directed by Dirk Maggs
Produced by Helen Chattwell and Bruce Hyman

An Above the Title production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in May 2005.


SAT 18:30 Ray Bradbury's Tales of the Bizarre (b007jlrz)
Series 2

Jack in the Box

School is just up the stairs, and each birthday you get a new room

A young boy lives an isolated life - until a death opens the door to the outside world...

Strange and chilling tales from the award-winning master of thrillers Ray Bradbury, who tops and tails these radio dramatisations in his own inimitable style.

The Boy ...... Richard Pearce
Father ...... Ed Bishop
Mother ...... Carolyn Jones
The Whisperers ...... Sarah Rice & Carolyn Strong
Old Lady ...... Jenny Lee
Poilceman ...... Christopher Wright

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Adrian Bean.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.


SAT 19:00 Down By The River (m000k471)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 The Boosh (b007jxrs)
Hitcher

Zoo boss Bob Fossil is concerned about the erratic behaviour of Tony the prawn and gives zookeepers Howard and Vince the duty of escorting him to a zoo for animal offenders.

All goes wrong, however, when Howard and Vince come across a strange figure standing by the side of the road.

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.

Howard Moon ...... Julian Barrattt
Vince Noir ...... Noel Fielding
Bob Fossil ...... Rich Fulcher

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 November 2001.


SAT 22:30 Chain Reaction (b08fdwfs)
Series 12

Joe Lycett Interviews Katherine Ryan

After being interrogated last week by Sara Cox, Joe Lycett turns interviewer and invites his chosen guest Katherine Ryan into the Chain Reaction hotseat.

Chain Reaction is the talk show with a twist where one week's interviewee becomes the next week's interviewer. John Cleese was first in the hot seat back in 1991 and since then, a procession of big names from the world of comedy and entertainment including Jennifer Saunders, Jarvis Cocker and Eddie Izzard have helped continue the chain.

Joe Lycett is a stand-up comedian who some know as "the parking fine man" from 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown while others celebrate him for any number of acclaimed live tours and festival shows that have delighted the British comedy viewing public in recent years.

Joe's chosen guest is Katherine Ryan, the Canadian stand-up star and presenter who is perhaps best known for her live stand-up work - 'Glam Role Model' and 'Kathbum' - as well as appearances on BBC2's Episodes and Taskmaster on Dave. Katherine fields questions on subjects as varied as being compared to Joan Rivers and the secret of happiness, all via a mini-detour to address her hatred of bread.

Producer: Richard Morris

A BBC Studios Production first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2017

Photo credit: Matt Stronge.


SAT 23:00 Henry Normal's Encyclopaedia Poetica (m00016h2)
Volume 2

Henry Normal opens volume two with poems about courtship and the language of love.

He covers early Greek poets, and British greats like Donne and Shakespeare, with a nod to French language and Italian art.

Henry is also joined on stage at the Contact Theatre, Manchester, by poets Belinda Burton and John Hegley.

Producer: Diane Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1994.


SAT 23:30 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b00r7nqc)
Series 1

4. 'My broken heart needs fixing'.

'My broken heart needs fixing but I've only got paper glue'

'Tonight is the night that two become one - I'm leaving you'.

Sarah Millican plays a life counsellor and modern-day agony aunt tackling the nation's problems head on, dishing out real advice for real people.

Assisted by her very own team of experts.

Sarah ...... Sarah Millican
Marion ...... Ruth Bratt
Terry ...... Simon Daye
Marie ...... Jo Neary
Kim ...... Katherine Parkinson
Colin ...... Martin Trenaman

Written by Sarah Millican.

Producer: Lianne Coop

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2010.



SUNDAY 14 JUNE 2020

SUN 00:00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (b0076rrd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Ray Bradbury's Tales of the Bizarre (b007jlrz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 RD Wingfield (b0082c6v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:00 on Saturday]


SUN 01:30 RD Wingfield (b0082f1k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 RD Wingfield (b0082h1n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:30 RD Wingfield (b0082htz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Saturday]


SUN 03:00 RD Wingfield (b0082k48)
[Repeat of broadcast at 01:30 on Saturday]


SUN 03:30 A Good Read (b00rbky9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 15:30 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Sherlock Holmes (m000k263)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 Great Lives (b04vkl1v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 RD Wingfield (b0082c6v)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:00 on Saturday]


SUN 06:30 RD Wingfield (b0082f1k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Saturday]


SUN 07:00 RD Wingfield (b0082h1n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Saturday]


SUN 07:30 RD Wingfield (b0082htz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Saturday]


SUN 08:00 RD Wingfield (b0082k48)
[Repeat of broadcast at 01:30 on Saturday]


SUN 08:30 PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves (b007v1df)
The Delayed Exit of Claude and Eustace

Trouble looms for Bertie Wooster when his wild cousins arrive.

PG Wodehouse romp starring Richard Briers and Michael Hordern.

Jeeves ...... Michael Hordern
Bertie Wooster ..... Richard Briers
Eustace ..... David Jason
Claude ..... Jonathan Lynn
Aunt Agatha ..... Joan Sanderson
Marianne ...... Bridget Armstrong

Adapted by Chris Miller.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.


SUN 09:00 Take It From Here (b01f9slt)
From 19/02/1959

The fall and rise of a Punch & Judy show - and Ron and Eth are planning their honeymoon in 'The Glums'.

Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley and June Whitfield.

Announcer: Brian Matthew

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

Scripted by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.

Producer: Charles Maxwell

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1959.


SUN 09:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008tx2z)
Series 3

Episode 4

A tale from Tibet - and the wonders of a newly developed matchstick.

Richard Ingrams, John Wells, John Sessions, Joan Sims amd Patricia Routledge recreate the world of JB Morton.

With Brian Bowles, Simon Greenall, Henrietta Gooden and featuring June Whitfield.

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

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins.

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1994.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
Singers

Maria Ewing

From Frank Sinatra to Round the Horne. Opera singer Maria Ewing shares her castaway choices.

Renowned for her acting ability as much as her voice -Maria portrayed Carmen as witty, clever and very very dangerous. Her Sheherazade was sexy. While as Salome she brought the audience to the edge of their seats as the last of the seven veils revealed her naked beneath.

In conversation with Sue Lawley, she talks about her life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1999.


SUN 10:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
Teaching with Tourette's

Natalie Pearson, from Birmingham, is thought to be the only teacher in the world with a form of Tourette's syndrome which causes involuntary swearing.

She shares some of her experiences of strangers reacting negatively to her tics, in public places, and suggests an alternative; education and compassion.

This story originally appeared in the BBC podcast, Multi Story - presented and produced by Becca Bryers.


SUN 11:00 The Moth Radio Hour (m000k1yd)
Series 10

Confrontations

True stories told live in the USA: Catherine Burns introduces stories of war, face-offs, and confronting the demons within.

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling based in the USA. Since 1997, it has celebrated both the raconteur and the storytelling novice, who has lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it. Originally formed by the writer George Dawes Green as an intimate gathering of friends on a porch in Georgia (where moths would flutter in through a hole in the screen), and then recreated in a New York City living room, The Moth quickly grew to produce immensely popular events at theatres and clubs around New York City and later around the USA, the UK and other parts of the world.

The Moth has presented more than 15,000 stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. The Moth podcast is downloaded over 27 million times a year.

Featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, from the humorous to the heart-breaking.

The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Jay Allison and Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and is distributed by the Public Radio Exchange.

First broadcast in the USA in 2019.


SUN 12:00 Poetry Extra (m000k1yj)
Hilda Doolittle

Poet Daljit Nagra chooses the very best programmes from the BBC's poetry archive and this week selects: Hilda Doolittle.

It is more than one hundred years since the American poet Hilda Doolittle came to live in London. She lived through explosive changes in twentieth century culture with her dramatic life often overshadowing her work.

Considered for decades as Ezra Pound's Imagiste acolyte, she held her own through psychoanalysis with Freud, travelled extensively, had numerous long term relationships with both men and women, and an intense emotional and artistic connection with DH Lawrence.

Yet it was her poetry that was the core of her being. Though her early Imagist poems are her best known work, it was World War 2 that saw her at the height of her powers. Breaking from the Imagist tradition, in Trilogy, her epic poem, she reports on the war torn city from a pacifist perspective. The life of the bombed city is central and Doolittle redefines the heroic in terms of the suffering of ordinary people. Her trilogy is ranked alongside and Eliot's Four Quartets and Pound's Pisan Cantos as among the greatest civilian poetry of war in the 20th century.

Writer and broadcaster Diana Collecott is our guide to the world of Hilda Doolittle and Sara Kestelman reads a selection of her poetry.

Producer: Merilyn Harris
A Testbed production for BBC Radio 4

First broadcast in 2011.


SUN 12:30 Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (b04n6010)
Series 2

Ctrl-Alt-Del

The Computer catches a virus - in fact, it's probably the most common virus on Earth. With Uljabaan's sole method of control, analysis and communication now compromised, the invasion is doomed in more ways than one.

Series two of Eddie Robson's sitcom about an alien race that have noticed that those all-at-once invasions of Earth never work out that well. So they've locked the small Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Green behind an impenetrable force field in order to study human behaviour and decide if Earth is worth invading.

The only inhabitant who seems to be bothered by their new alien overlord is Katrina Lyons, who was only home for the weekend to borrow the money for a deposit for a flat when the force field went up.

So along with Lucy Alexander (the only teenager in the village, willing to rebel against whatever you've got) she forms The Resistance - slightly to the annoyance of her parents Margaret and Richard who wish she wouldn't make so much of a fuss, and much to the annoyance of Field Commander Uljabaan who, alongside his unintelligible minions and The Computer (his hyperintelligent supercomputer), is trying to actually run the invasion.

Katrina Lyons ...... Hattie Morahan
Richard Lyons ...... Peter Davison
Margaret Lyons ...... Jan Francis
Lucy Alexander ...... Hannah Murray
Field Commander Uljabaan ...... Charles Edwards
The Computer ...... John-Luke Roberts
The Virus ...... Cerrie Burnell

Written by Eddie Robson
Script-edited by Arthur Mathews
Producer: Ed Morrish.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2014.


SUN 13:00 Sherlock Holmes (b00cm07d)
The Game's Afoot: Sherlock Holmes Special

Hear the evidence gathered clue by clue - as Sherlock Holmes enthusiast, Nick Utechin investigates how the Baker Street sleuth has been portrayed on radio across the decades.

Stretching from the Forties to the Noughties, this 3 hour showcase of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle great detective features some rare recordings of Holmes and Watson in action:

* The Adventure of the Speckled Band (17/05/1945)
Why did Helen Stoner's twin sister die in mysterious circumstances on the eve of her wedding? Stars Cedric Hardwicke as Sherlock Holmes and Finlay Curry as Dr Watson.

* The Red-Headed League (19/10/1954);
The strange case of an ad seeking only red-haired men… Stars Ralph Richardson as Holmes and John Gielgud as Watson.

* The Boscombe Valley Mystery (12/12/1966)
The sleuth probes a murder in Herefordshire, but the crime's roots are down under. Stars Carleton Hobbs as Holmes and Norman Shelley as Watson.

* The Return of Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist (17/03/1993)
The sleuth investigates who's following music teacher Violet Smith. Stars Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Watson.

* The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Abergavenny Murder (18/05/2004)
When a man dies in his Baker Street apartment, the detective is bound to investigate. Stars Clive Merrison as Holmes and Andrew Sachs as Watson.

Plus: Nick talks to writer and dramatist Bert Coules.

Producer: Sarah Wade

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in July 2008.


SUN 16:00 Drama (b07hwhgc)
Roald Dahl: Boy

A full dramatisation of tales from his own childhood. Sometimes magical, sometimes grotesque but always true, Dahl's boyhood stories are as remarkable as the acclaimed fiction he would go on to write as an adult.

"An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life. It is usually full of all sorts of boring details. This is not an autobiography."

The story of Roald Dahl's childhood is filled with excitement and wonder but also terror and great sadness. We learn of his experiences at cruel boarding schools, his daring Great Mouse Plot, the dangers of Boazers, the pleasure/pain of the local sweetshop and his time as a chocolate taster. Just some of the marvellous, extraordinary events that no doubt went on to inspire his best-selling books.

Patrick Malahide provides the voice of Dahl in a colourful adaptation by Lucy Catherine.

Roald Dahl…..Patrick Malahide
Young Dahl…..Tarkan Uzun
Teenage Dahl…..Isaac Rouse
Mother…..Joanna van Kampen
Bressington…..Daniel Noel
Thwaites…..Devon Ruckley
Matron…..Adie Allen
Dr Dunbar…..Richard Nichols
Mrs Pratchett…..Elizabeth Bennett
Corkers…..Jason Barnett
Carleton…..Tom Forrister
Williamson…..Sam Rix
Ellen…..Kirsty Oswald
Captain Hardcastle…..Nick Underwood
Mr Cadbury…..James Lailey
Grandfather…..Sean Baker

Dramatised by Lucy Catherine

Director: Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru/Wales production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2016.


SUN 17:00 Poetry Extra (m000k1yj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (b04n6010)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


SUN 18:00 The Prisoner (m000k1yn)
Series 3

4. No One Will Know

From London, to Kandersfeld, to The Village... Will an end to it all ever be possible?

Based on the 1960s TV series of The Prisoner which created intrigue and controversy in equal measure when it first aired in the UK in 1967.

Number 6 …. Mark Elstob
Potter/Number 398 …. Glen McCready
Control …. Jim Barclay
Danvers/Marcus Gray …. Barnaby Edwards
Professor Jacob Seltzman …. Richard Dixon
Sarah Mowat …. Janet
Kate Butterworth/Number 2 …. Lucy Briggs-Owen

Other parts played by members of the cast.

Script Writer: Nicholas Briggs
Script Editor: Scott Handcock
Based on the classic ITV series

Music composed and performed by Jamie Robertson

Director: Nicholas Briggs
Producer: Emma Halgh

A Big Finish production.


SUN 19:00 The Moth Radio Hour (m000k1yd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 20:00 Drama (b07hwhgc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 16:00 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (b04n6010)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 today]


SUN 22:30 In and Out of the Kitchen (b017ckf5)
Series 1

September 18th to 24th

Damien 's routine is thrown into disarray when Anthony's goddaughter, Libby, is sent to stay with them for "respite".

Meanwhile, Anthony finally has his long-awaited job interview and Damien is offered the chance to front his own TV cookery show.

More entries from the kitchen diary of cookery writer, Damien Trench - "no matter how grizzly" as he puts it "or, indeed, how gristly".

Written by and starring Miles Jupp.

The programme also features Damien's easy-to-follow recipes for:

- cracking crepes Suzette
- Spanish-as-sangria, "chorizo und patatas"
and
- a tastebud tantalising, Beef Oxford.

Damien Trench ...... Miles Jupp
Anthony ...... Justin Edwards
Damien's Mother ...... Selina Cadell
Mr Mullaney ...... Brendan Dempsey
Ian Frobisher ...... Philip Fox
Libby/Angie ...... Maggie Service

Producer: Sam Michell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.


SUN 23:00 Seekers (b03c4htz)
Series 1

The Diary

Stuart is concerned that the gift he left Nicola in her desk drawer could be misinterpreted.

In fact, it's the worst gift in the history of gifts. Joe, uncharacteristically, offers to help and retrieve the gift (during a diversion created by Gary Probert). Joe only manages to make matters worse - or does he? Stuart could actually be finally getting somewhere with Nicola.

Steven Burge’s comedy about the staff and the clients who frequent a Job Centre in the Essex town of Rayleigh.

Starring Matthew Horne and Daniel Mays.

Stuart ...... Mathew Horne
Joe ...... Daniel Mays
Terry ...... Tony Way
Nicola ...... Zahra Ahmadi
Mr Rutherford ...... Alex Lowe
Mr Knowledge ...... Alex Lowe
Gary Probert ...... Steve Oram
Mrs Rossiter ...... Hannah Wood

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2013.


SUN 23:30 Bleak Expectations (b01p41hd)
Series 5

An Alrightish Life Savagely Frozen to Bits

Pip races to Antarctica to thwart another fiendish plot by his evil ex-guardian, Mr Gently Benevolent.

Mark Evans's epic Victorian comedy in the style of Charles Dickens.

Sir Philip ..... Richard Johnson
Young Pip Bin ..... Tom Allen
Gently Benevolent ..... Anthony Head
Harry Biscuit ..... James Bachman
Clampvulture ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Ripely ..... Sarah Hadland
Pippa ..... Susy Kane
Explorer ..... Mark Evans

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2012.



MONDAY 15 JUNE 2020

MON 00:00 The Prisoner (m000k1yn)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Sherlock Holmes (b00cm07d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:00 on Sunday]


MON 04:00 Drama (b07hwhgc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 16:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 Poetry Extra (m000k1yj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (b04n6010)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwcz)
Murder Must Advertise

3. Unsentimental Masquerade of a Harlequin

Suspects abound as Lord Peter Wimsey dons fancy dress to probe the murder of an advertising copywriter.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Lord Peter Wimsey ...... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker ...... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie ...... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy ...... Edward de Souza
Mr GarrettB ...... Brian Wilde
Miss Rossiter ...... Joanna Wake
Miss Meteyard ...... Frances Jeater
PC Moffat ...... Gordon Clyde

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.


MON 06:30 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
Whip Hand

1. Swindler

Disabled ex-champion jumping jockey turned investigator Sid Halley faces a daunting treble:

* Guard the Guineas favourite

* Investigate a dubious racing syndicate

* Find the man who's swindled his ex-wife.

Dick Francis's thriller set in the world of horse-racing stars Mick Ford.

Dramatised in five parts by Alan England.

Sid Halley ...... Mick Ford
George Caspar ...... Alan Devereux
Unwin ...... David Vann
Chico Barnes ...... Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar ...... Patricia Gallimore
Jenny ...... Petra Markha
Charles ...... Simon Carter
Trevor Deansgate ...... Terry Molloy

Other parts played by Susan Sheridan and David Neal.

Producer: Philip Martin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1991.


MON 07:00 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


MON 07:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b07h6qsp)
Series 65

Episode 1

The 65th series of Radio 4's multi award-winning 'antidote to panel games' promises yet more quality, desk-based entertainment for all the family. The series starts its run at the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool where regulars Barry Cryer, Jeremy Hardy and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined on the panel by Rory Bremner, with Jack Dee as the programme's reluctant chairman. Regular listeners will know to expect inspired nonsense, pointless revelry and Colin Sell at the piano.

Producer - Jon Naismith.

It is a BBC Studios production.


MON 08:00 The Navy Lark (b016pl5h)
Sub Lt Philips at Dartmouth

Just how did lovely Leslie become a sub-Lieutenant on HMS Troutbridge?

Stars Leslie Phillips, Jon Pertwee and Stephen Murray.

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

The Sub-Lieutenant ...... Leslie Phillips
The Chief Petty Officer ...... Jon Pertwee
The Number One ...... Stephen Murray
Captain Povey ...... Richard Caldicot
Nurse ...... Heather Chasen
Chief Petty Officer Ball ...... Ronnie Barker
Uncle ...... Tenniel Evans
Captain Aitchison . ....... Michael Bates

Written by Lawrie Wyman.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1967.


MON 08:30 It Sticks Out Half a Mile (b007jp9l)
The Business Proposition

It's 1948 and 'Dad's Army' veterans Arthur Wilson and Frank Pike receive a surprise visitor at their bank in Frambourne-on-Sea.

A seaside saga of pier perpetuation starring John Le Mesurier, Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee.

Arthur Wilson ...... John Le Mesurier
Frank Pike ...... Ian Lavender
Bert Hodges ...... Bill Pertwee
Miss Perkins ...... Vivienne Martin
Mr Hunter ...... Robin Parkinson
Mr Short ...... Edward Burnham
Mr Rawlings ...... Gordon Peters
Council Employee ...... Spencer Banks

After a pilot episode was made in 1981, Arthur Lowe sadly died. So this 13-part series was revamped to feature the Dad's Army characters played by Pertwee and Lavender instead. The series was later adapted for ITV by Yorkshire TV.

Written by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles, based on characters originally created by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1983.


MON 09:00 Foul Play (b00jtm1q)
Series 3

Oh Yes She Is Dead!

Crime writers Susan Moody and Simon Shaw probe a Charming murder at the pantomime. Oh yes they do!

Simon Brett hosts the murder quiz.

Suspects played by Maria McErlane and Lee Simpson.

Producer Liz Anstree

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1998.


MON 09:30 Chambers (b007jyrj)
Series 3

A Pain in the Back

John Fuller-Carp becomes distracted by the allure of one of his clients and Ruth is asked to babysit for a friend's electronic pet.

Clive Coleman's sitcom set in perhaps the country's least spectacular set of chambers.

John Fuller Carp ...... John Bird
Hilary Tripping ...... James Fleet
Ruth Quirke ...... Sarah Lancashire
Vince ...... Jonathan Kydd

With Joanna Monro, Geoffrey Whitehead , Peter Gunn and Tilly Gaunt.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1999.


MON 10:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm85)
Episode 1

Shipwrecked literary critic Humphrey Van Weyden is rescued by Wolf Larsen, demonic skipper of the seal-hunting schooner Ghost.

Jack London's 1904 psychological adventure novel telling of heroism, survival and love on the high seas.

Starring Jack Klaff, Kerry Shale and Ian Dury,

Dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason

Wolf Larsen ...... Jack Klaff
Humphrey ...... Kerry Shale
Mugridge ...... Ian Dury
Johnson ...... Jeffrey Gear
Leach ...... Scott Farrell
Charley ...... David Bannerman
Owen ...... Terence Edmond
Kelly ...... Norman Jonesy
Louis ...... Nigel Anthony
Svenson ...... Brett Usher
Smoke ...... Anthony Jackson
Harrison ...... Richard Pearce
Latimer ...... Peter Penry-Jones
Horner ...... Clarence Smith
Henderson ...... Andrew Wincott
Ferry Passenger ...... William Roberts

Music: Elizabeth Parker - BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Singer: Sarah Connolly

Director: Adrian Bean

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1991.


MON 11:00 TED Radio Hour (m000kcwb)
Series 7

To Endure

Guy Raz explores what allows us to endure our darkest moments? What does it take to show resilience in the face of adversity?

In this hour, TED speakers explore the outer limits of inner strength.

A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage.

First broadcast in the USA on National Public Radio in 2016.


MON 12:00 The Navy Lark (b016pl5h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 It Sticks Out Half a Mile (b007jp9l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwcz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 Foul Play (b00jtm1q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 14:30 Chambers (b007jyrj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


MON 15:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm85)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 TED Radio Hour (m000kcwb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 17:00 Sneakiepeeks (b00p8dkd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 17:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b07h6qsp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpdq)
Episode 2

Lucky old George Smith - it's not everyone who has their own compulsory euthanasia broadcast on national TV at the age of 69.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George Smith.

George ...... Stephen Moore
Doris ...... Patsy Byrne
O'Connell ...... Geoffrey McGivern
Andrea Sunbeam ...... Lorelei King

Other parts by Melanie Hudson, Christopher Douglas, Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1998.


MON 18:30 A Good Read (b00rdzv6)
Robert Service and Valentina Polukhina

Two specialists of Russian history and literature, Robert Service and Valentina Polukhina, join Sue MacGregor to discuss books by Mary Renault, Elena Shvarts and Anthony Burgess.

The King Must Die by Mary Renault
Publisher. Arrow Books

Birdsong on the Seabed by Elena Shvarts
Publisher: Bloodaxe

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (see compliance notes)
Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2010.


MON 19:00 The Navy Lark (b016pl5h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 It Sticks Out Half a Mile (b007jp9l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwcz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 TED Radio Hour (m000kcwb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 22:00 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b07h6qsp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 The Mark Steel Solution (b007js4r)
Series 2

Transport

Another radical proposal from comedian Mark Steel as he calls for wacky improvements to Britain's crumbling transport system

Alternative solutions written and performed by Mark Steel and Pete Sinclair.

With Kim Wall and Maria McErlane.

Producer Phil Clarke

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.


MON 23:00 Dead Ringers (m000jx56)
Series 20

Episode 1

This episode looks back at the key moments since the pandemic began, with a special maths lesson from Matt Hancock, a fight between Good and Bad Boris about when lockdown should start, a secret recording of Dominic Cummings and an outtake from Normal People. Sir Kier Starmer makes his Dead Ringers debut.

Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson.

Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock and others.

Producer Bill Dare
A BBC Studios Production


MON 23:30 Hut 33 (b00vs38k)
Series 2

Royal Visit

It's panic stations at Hut 33.

A member of the royal family is paying a visit but the top brass suspect that he might be a Nazi sympathiser. The team has to delay him and make sure he doesn't see any of the codebreaking machines.

James Cary's sitcom set at Bletchley Park - the top-secret home of the Second World War codebreakers,

Archie …. Tom Goodman-Hill
Charles …. Robert Bathurst
Gordon …. Fergus Craig
Joshua … Alex McQueen
Minka …. Olivia Colman
Mrs Best …. Lill Roughley
The Duke of Kent .... Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Adam Bromley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2008.



TUESDAY 16 JUNE 2020

TUE 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpdq)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 A Good Read (b00rdzv6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwcz)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Dick Francis (b011pp7t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Foul Play (b00jtm1q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Chambers (b007jyrj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm85)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 TED Radio Hour (m000kcwb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Sneakiepeeks (b00p8dkd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (b07h6qsp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwd2)
Murder Must Advertise

4. Inexcusable Invasion of a Ducal Entertainment

Probing an advertising copywriter's killing - upper class sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey needs a new disguise.

Alistair Beaton - Adaptor
Dorothy Sayers - Author

Lord Peter Wimsey - Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker - Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie - Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy - Edward de Souza
Major Milligan - Lyndon Brook
Mr Willis - Richard O'Callaghan
and David Tate


TUE 06:30 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
Whip Hand

Hide Out

When the favourite for the Newmarket 2000 Guineas was nobbled, why was Sid Halley hiding out in Paris?

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, Alan Devereux as George Caspar, David Vann as Unwin/Quayle, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes and Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


TUE 07:00 The Tim Vine Chat Show (b07ks074)
Series 1

Episode 4

The internationally acclaimed master of the one-liner Tim Vine sees Tim interview members of his live audience as he embarks on a quest to hear the life stories of the Great British public while simultaneously showcasing his trademark gleeful wordplay and preposterous songs.

The last show in the current series features a mysterious job in a reservoir and a quiz about trifle.

Producer: Richard Morris
A BBC Studios Production.


TUE 07:30 My Teenage Diary (m000jvz0)
Series 9

Bill Oddie

Rufus Hound talks to former Goodie Bill Oddie about his teenage diary, which records Bill's time on an extremely demanding Outward Bound course in the Lake District in 1958. Hill walking, abseiling and jumping into freezing cold waterfalls are all part of the fun.

Producer: Harriet Jaine
A Talkback production for BBC Radio 4


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b008p7by)
Series 6

The Pevensey Bay Disaster

To foil Grytpype-Thynne and Moriarty, Neddie must plough his way to the Sussex coast. Stars Spike Milligan. From April 1956


TUE 08:30 Albert and Me (b007k0dw)
Series 2

A Moving Story

Single dad Bryan tries to get a loan to move house, but it's not simple.

Stars Robert Lindsay and Pat Coombs.

Robert Lindsay takes over as the single parent struggling to find work and raise his baby son.

In the original 1977 series, Bryan was played by the late Richard Beckinsale who tragically died in 1979. After a six-year hiatus, the series returned with Bryan's mother and baby Albert played once again by the ever-versatile Pat Coombs.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1983.


TUE 09:00 Dead Ringers (m000jx56)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:30 Two Doors Down (b0076h8n)
Series 3

And It Was All Yellow

Rory and Evie throw a party while their parents are away and Sally is out to dinner. With Frances Tomelty. From September 2003.


TUE 10:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm8h)
Episode 2

The schooner 'Ghost' journeys on to the seal herds with ruthless captain, Wolf Larsen at the helm.

Jack London's 1904 tale of brutality and survival on the high seas, dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason

Starring Jack Klaff as Wolf Larsen, Kerry Shale as Humphrey, Shelley Thompson as Maud Brewster, Ian Dury as Mugridge, Nigel Anthony as Louis, Anthony Jackson as Smoke, Jeffrey Gear as Johnson, Scott Farrell as Leach, Norman Jones as Kelly, Richard Pearce as Harrison, Andrew Wincott as Henderson, Peter Penry-Jones as Latimer, Terence Edmond as Owen and Clarence Smith as Horner.

Music: Elizabeth Parker - BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Singer: Sarah Connolly.

Director: Adrian Bean.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


TUE 11:00 Telling Tales (m00046ks)
Daniel Lawrence Taylor

One of BAFTA’S Breakthrough Brits of 2018, the writer, actor and comedian Daniel Lawrence Taylor, joins us to talk creativity and time travel.

Daniel saw himself playing dramatic roles but after winning laughs in comic plays and sketch shows at university, he formed the double act Ginger and Black, with Eri Jackson.

He writes and stars in the television comedy series Timewasters, which first transported a struggling jazz quartet back to 1920s London, via a South London lift. Series two brings the band mates into the 1950s, with the newly settled Windrush generation, and the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll.

Race is an important issue in Daniel’s work. When Timewasters was commissioned, he commented that you didn’t see that many black people in period dramas, or in time machines, so he decided to write about both - with award-winning results!

We also revisit a drama which Daniel wrote for Radio 4, and made its debut in February 2019. Titled Black Boy Fly, and set in London, the thoughtful and comic drama looks at community and gentrification. It was directed by Jonquil Panting.

Produced and presented by Ali Gardiner for BBC Radio 4 Extra.

First broadcast in 2019.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b008p7by)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 Albert and Me (b007k0dw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwd2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 The Museum of Curiosity (b07lj6yh)
Series 9

Kumar, Armstrong, Goodall

This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his new curator Noel Fielding welcome the Newsjack presenter and half of the double act Gentlemen of Leisure, the writer and comedian Nish Kumar; Professor of Experimental Architecture and TED fellow Rachel Armstrong; and the award winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores, Howard Goodall.

This week, the Museum's Guest Committee speculate on the appeal of a 50 year-old piece of vinyl; a magic spell in a bottle; and an extinct piano with no keys.

The show was researched by Mike Turner and Anne Miller of QI.

The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin.

It was a BBC Studios Production.


TUE 14:30 Two Doors Down (b0076h8n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


TUE 15:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm8h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 Telling Tales (m00046ks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 17:00 The Tim Vine Chat Show (b07ks074)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 17:30 My Teenage Diary (m000jvz0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpf4)
Episode 3

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith finally comes face to face with the evil leader of the OAPs, Mrs Cookson.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Dawkins, Christopher Douglas as Ronnie. With Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


TUE 18:30 Soul Music (b00763px)
Series 2

Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

Anna Blundy, Robert Offord and Colin Murray Parkes reflect on the impact of Cole Porter's song of farewell and parting. From August 2001.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b008p7by)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 Albert and Me (b007k0dw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwd2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 Telling Tales (m00046ks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 22:00 My Teenage Diary (m000jvz0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Ed Reardon's Week (b09dy2sb)
Series 12

An Enemy of the People

Episode 4: An Enemy of the People

Following an encounter with Jack, the refuse collector at the recycling centre, Ed is persuaded to enter the world of local politics. Jack holds Ed as a bit of a hero after reading his comments on various ballot papers when assisting with the local count at several elections and decides that Ed would make the perfect local councillor. Ed takes very little persuading when he discovers the emoluments he can expect and begins his campaign with the help of his new agent, Maggie.

Written by Andrew Nickolds and Christopher Douglas
Produced by Dawn Ellis

It was a BBC Studios Production.


TUE 23:00 Nurse (b079r5m1)
Series 2

Episode 6

A bittersweet comedy drama about a community mental health nurse created by Paul Whitehouse and David Cummings.

Liz (played by Esther Coles), the community psychiatric nurse of the title makes her rounds to visit "service users" in their homes. Most of those patients are played by comedy chameleon Paul Whitehouse himself – with supporting roles for Rosie Cavaliero, Vilma Hollingbery and Cecilia Noble.

Whitehouse brings us an obese bed-bound mummy's boy, an agoraphobic ex-con, a manic ex-glam rock star, ageing rake Herbert who hoards his house with possessions and memories, a Jewish chatterbox in unrequited love with his Jamaican neighbour, and a long-suffering carer and his Alzheimer's-afflicted mother.

There are new characters too in the guise of a self-proclaimed DJ and a Geordie struggling with his wife's job in the world's oldest profession.

We follow their humorous, sometimes sad and occasionally moving interactions with Liz, whose job is to assess their progress, dispense medication and offer support.

Nurse gives a sympathetic insight into the world of some of society's more marginalised people in a heartfelt and considered way.

Cast:
Paul Whitehouse
Esther Coles
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Rosie Cavaliero
Sue Elliott-Nichols
Charlie Higson
Vilma Hollingbery
Jason Maza
Cecilia Noble

Written by David Cummings and Paul Whitehouse, with additional material by Esther Coles.

A Down The Line production for BBC Radio 4


TUE 23:15 The In Crowd (b008qs9f)
Series 2

Episode 6

Sketch show from Manchester's Comedy Store with Robin Ince, Helen Moon, Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. From April 2002.


TUE 23:30 Old Harry's Game (b007jtzz)
Series 1

Appearances

With hooves, goat's legs, red eyes and horns, the Devil is worried about his looks. Satanic sitcom stars Andy Hamilton. From December 1995.



WEDNESDAY 17 JUNE 2020

WED 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpf4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Soul Music (b00763px)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwd2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Dick Francis (b011psk5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The Museum of Curiosity (b07lj6yh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Tuesday]


WED 02:30 Two Doors Down (b0076h8n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Tuesday]


WED 03:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jm8h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 Telling Tales (m00046ks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 The Tim Vine Chat Show (b07ks074)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 My Teenage Diary (m000jvz0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
Murder Must Advertise

5. Sudden Decease of a Man in Dress Clothes

With Lord Peter Wimsey undercover to probe a death at an ad agency, there's news of a fresh killing.

Alistair Beaton - Adaptor
Dorothy Sayers - Author

Lord Peter Wimsey - Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker - Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie - Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy - Edward de Souza
Major Milligan - Lyndon Brook
Mr Garrett - Brian Wilde
Mr Hankin - Frank Williams
P.C. Moffat - Gordon Clyde
Serg. Lumley - Danny Schiller
Mr Garfield - Philip Voss
and David Tate


WED 06:30 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
Whip Hand

Threats

Determined Sid Halley returns to England determined to overcome threats made against him by a gang of racecourse dopers.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, David Vann as Unwin, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar and Terry Molloy as Trevor Deansgate.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


WED 07:00 Clare in the Community (b01ptzm9)
Series 8

Fifty Shades of Ray

Sally Phillips is Clare Barker the social worker who has all the right jargon but never a practical solution.

A control freak, Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis. Clare is in her thirties, white, middle class and heterosexual, all of which are occasional causes of discomfort to her.

Each week we join Clare in her continued struggle to control both her professional and private life

In today's Big Society there are plenty of challenges out there for an involved, caring social worker. Or even Clare.

In Episode Three 'Fifty Shades of Ray'; the team's anxiety over possible redundancies is overshadowed when they hear some shattering news concerning Ray.

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden
Producer Katie Tyrrell.


WED 07:30 Stand-Up Specials (b0b4zg8c)
Ashley Blaker's Goyish Guide to Judaism - 1

Ashley Blaker, Britain's only ultra-Orthodox stand up comedian, presents an insider's view of his religion, specially created for BBC Radio 4. It's a whistle-stop tour of Jewish life and, in particular, a very rare glimpse into the normally inaccessible world of strict Orthodox Judaism.

Ashley is already a well-known name in the Jewish community, having undertaken two critically acclaimed UK tours as well as performing sell-out shows in Israel, South Africa, Canada and Off-Broadway in New York. The Jewish press has described him as "the haredi Michael McIntyre".

As well as being a popular and experienced live performer, Ashley is also a comedy writer and producer for radio and TV. He was responsible for first unleashing Little Britain on an unsuspecting nation on Radio 4. But, being a strict orthodox Jew, he is surely the only person who works in TV without actually owning one.

The Jerusalem Post recently described Ashley as "a walking contradiction".

The Times of Israel pointed out the astonishment his appearance can provoke: "The astonishment, of course, is that with Blaker, what you see is what you get: a skinny bearded man wearing a black suit and kippah, and sporting peyot and tzitzit of the strictly Orthodox community to which he now belongs. But this is not a uniform which he dons only for his interfaces with Jewish audiences. No, he wears this in his day job too."

Written and Presented by Ashley Blaker
Producer: Steve Doherty
A Giddy Goat production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jnbl)
Series 5

The Scandal Magazine

The lad takes action over scandal rag Blabbermouth's scurrilous claims of him cavorting with Mabel Biggs the cigarette girl.

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

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music written by Wally Stott.

Producer: Tom Ronald
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1958.


WED 08:30 Up the Garden Path (b007x080)
Series 1

Punch Ups and Put Downs

With several other men vying for her attention, Izzy tries to break up with Razors.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick and Sion Probert as Gwyn.

With Cheryl Miller, Kelda Holmes and Melissa Wilson as Class 4C.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.


WED 09:00 Counterpoint (b00kj2f2)
Series 23

2009 Semi-final 3

Paul Gambaccini chairs the general knowledge music quiz.

The questions cover every aspect of music - from the classical repertoire to world music, show tunes, film scores, jazz, rock and pop.

Three contestants battle it out in the third and last semi-final of the contest:

Andrew Feltham from Kent
Richard Grothusen from Blackpool, Lancashire
David Roy from Hertfordshire

Producer: Paul Bajoria

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.


WED 09:30 Rent (b04dg72g)
Series 1

Episode 3

Student lodgers Paul and Ruby's scheme to cash in on some treasure found in the attic causes a panic for home-owners Paul and Ruby.

Stars Barbara Flynn as Maria, Patrick Barlow as Richard, Diane Louise-Jordan as Ruby, Toby Longworth as Paul and Linda Polan as Amy.

Producer: Liz Anstee.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1993.


WED 10:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmc9)
Episode 3

With Maud Brewster aboard, the real danger on the schooner's voyage is yet to begin...

Jack London's 1904 tale of brutality and survival on the high seas, dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason.

Starring Jack Klaff as Wolf Larsen, Kerry Shale as Humphrey, Shelley Thompson as Maud Brewster, Ian Dury as Mugridge, Nigel Anthony as Louis, Anthony Jackson as Smoke, Charles Millham as Telefson, Norman Jones as Kelly, Clarence Smith as Horner, Andrew Wincott as Henderson and Peter Penry-Jones as Latimer.

Music: Elizabeth Parker - BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Singer: Sarah Connolly.

Director: Adrian Bean.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


WED 11:00 Being David Sedaris (m000k22q)
1. Smoking and Rambling

Emma Freud is joined in her kitchen by author David Sedaris to discuss his life and career and listen to the first batch of extracts from his extensive BBC archive, dating back to the late 1990s.

Featuring: :

The New York Diaries: Smoking Diary - 5 April 1997
The New York Diaries: Naked - 12 April 1997
Ramblings with Clare Balding - 7 March 2013

Being David Sedaris theme: Recado Bossa Nova by Hank Mobley

Producer: Steve Doherty

A Giddy Goat production for BBC Radio 4 Extra first broadcast in 2019.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jnbl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 Up the Garden Path (b007x080)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 Counterpoint (b00kj2f2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


WED 14:30 Rent (b04dg72g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


WED 15:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmc9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 Being David Sedaris (m000k22q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 17:00 Clare in the Community (b01ptzm9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 17:30 Stand-Up Specials (b0b4zg8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpfm)
Episode 4

The Old-Age Paramilitaries have developed a secret weapon to destroy the Central Database computer. George Smith is the man to use it.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Dawkins, Christopher Douglas as Ronnie. With Lewis MacLeod, Dave Lamb and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


WED 18:30 Short Cuts (b08hnlxy)
Series 11

The Leap

Josie Long hears stories of courage, fresh hope and pinball wizardry - from two lawyers who pursue a sudden courageous career change in middle age to the pursuit of new love after loss.

The items in the programme are:

Go For It!
Featuring Rev. Zenji Nio
Produced by Just Be Cuz

Geis and Geis: Pinball Machine Distributors
Featuring Ruth and Jim Geis
Produced by Sarah Geis

Leap
Featuring Laura Barton

The Understudy
Produced by Sophie Townsend with Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime
Originally made for the CBC podcast series Love Me
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/loveme/episode-7-make-believe-1.3681206

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b007jnbl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 Up the Garden Path (b007x080)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 Being David Sedaris (m000k22q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 22:00 Stand-Up Specials (b0b4zg8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 What's Funny About ... (m000k22t)
W1A

TV veterans Peter Fincham and Jon Plowman talk to the writers, producers, and performers behind Britain’s biggest TV comedy hits, and hear the inside story of how they brought their programmes to the screen.

In this episode, Peter and Jon talk to Hugh Bonneville and John Morton about W1A, their much loved satire of the BBC.

They discuss where the idea for W1A came from (there is, you’ll be pleased to hear, a fold up bike involved). John reveals which BBC grandee offered his services when it came to researching the show. Hugh talks about the challenges of playing Ian Fletcher and Downton’s Earl of Grantham, often at the same time (and how it all actually helped W1A to prise a bit more cash out of the BBC!). And we hear what Ian Fletcher might be doing next.

With Peter and Jon as our guides, we’ll take the opportunity to ask quite how they went about making a great bit of TV comedy? Who came up with it? How did it get written? We’ll talk about the commissioning, the casting, and the reception the show received when it first aired.

We’ll do our very best to winkle out some backstage secrets straight from the horse’s mouth, as we hear the unvarnished truth from the people who were there, and who put these iconic shows on the telly.

Original W1A clips written by:

John Morton

Producer: Owen Braben

An Expectation production made for BBC Radio 4 Extra.


WED 23:30 Cowards (b007772j)
Series 1

Episode 2

Elephant rides and bear fights in the bizarre world of Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key and Lloyd Woolf. From April 2007.



THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2020

THU 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpfm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Short Cuts (b08hnlxy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwd9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Dick Francis (b011q9fm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 Counterpoint (b00kj2f2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Rent (b04dg72g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmc9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 Being David Sedaris (m000k22q)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Clare in the Community (b01ptzm9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 Stand-Up Specials (b0b4zg8c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
Murder Must Advertise

6. Appropriate Exit of an Unskilled Murderer

Lord Peter Wimsey is determined to finally crack the mysterious murder of an advertising copywriter.

Alistair Beaton - Adaptor
Dorothy Sayers - Author

Lord Peter Wimsey - Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker - Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Tallboy - Edward de Souza
Miss Meteyard - Frances Jeater
Miss Rossiter - Joanna Wake
Mr Brotherhood - Norman Shelley
and David Tate


THU 06:30 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
Whip Hand

Connections

Sid Halley must probe a link between cauliflowers and pig disease, and the loss of three champion racehorses.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, David Vann as Arnadale, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar and Simon Carter as Charles.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


THU 07:00 HR (b01by7c0)
Series 3

Married

Nigel William's comedy series returns with Jonathan Pryce and Nicholas le Prevost. Discovering that their pensions are worthless, the chums contemplate the unthinkable: welcoming a female lodger into their home.

Sam .... Nicholas Le Prevost
Peter .... Jonathan Pryce
Lupin ..... Sara Crowe.

Produced by Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012.


THU 07:30 Ankle Tag (m000jxvw)
Series 3

The Guest

Bob and Alice branch off into the hotel trade and Gruff goes to the movies...

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Katy Wix
Darren - Kevin Eldon
Cashier – Emma Sidi

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Adnan Ahmed

A BBC Studios Production


THU 08:00 Round the Horne (b00svbbs)
Series 4

Episode 6

Kenneth Horne's in for a shock from sneaky Kenneth Williams in 'Big Broads Don't Squeal' - and bona gifts galore from Julian and Sandy.

With Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Betty Marsden.

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.

Written by Barry Took, Johnnie Mortimer, Brian Cooke and Donald Webster.

Music by The Max Harris Group.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1968.


THU 08:30 Yes Minister (b007jlbc)
Series 1

The Economy Drive

MP Jim Hacker plans to slim down the Civil Service. His own economy drive will set a personal example - won't it?

Starring Paul Eddington as Jim Hacker, Nigel Hawthorne as Sir Humphrey Appleby and Derek Fowldes as Bernard.

With Diana Hoddinot as Annie Hacker and Bill Nighy as Frank Weisel.

Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn satirical sitcom ran on BBC TV between 1980 and 1984. Yes Minister is centred around the hapless Jim Hacker and a collection of civil service underlings headed by the Machiavellian Sir Humphrey Appleby and obsequious Bernard.

Adapted for radio by producer Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 1983.


THU 09:00 Booked (b0075t8p)
Series 5

Episode 4

Ian McMillan chairs the literary quiz with Helen Lederer, David Stafford, Roger McGough and Miles Kington. From December 1998.


THU 09:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008wff3)
Series 3

Episode 5

JB Morton's whimsies as performed by Richard Ingrams, John Wells, Patricia Routledge and Joan Sims. From December 1994.


THU 10:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmcl)
Episode 4

Humphrey and Maud dash for freedom from cruel captain, Wolf Larsen, but Japan is 600 miles away...

Jack London's 1904 tale of brutality and survival on the high seas, dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason.

Starring Jack Klaff as Wolf Larsen, Kerry Shale as Humphrey and Shelley Thompson as Maud Brewster.

Music: Elizabeth Parker - BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Director: Adrian Bean.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


THU 11:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


THU 11:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


THU 12:00 Round the Horne (b00svbbs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Yes Minister (b007jlbc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 Booked (b0075t8p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


THU 14:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008wff3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


THU 15:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmcl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


THU 16:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


THU 17:00 HR (b01by7c0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 17:30 Ankle Tag (m000jxvw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpgs)
Episode 5

Now a fully-fledged OAP, George Smith is set for a special mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Wilma P Random. With Christopher, Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


THU 18:30 Great Lives (b04wv045)
Series 35

Philippa Langley on Richard III

When Philippa Langley and other members of the Richard III Society helped to discover the body of the king in a Leicester car park, Richard's life once again became a hotly contested debating point. Philippa joins Matthew Parris to defend Richard III as a Great Life, with expert witness and Richard biographer Annette Carson. Can the man who may have been responsible for the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower really be described as "great"? Or was he the victim of Tudor propaganda and Shakespearian slander?

Producer Christine Hall

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.


THU 19:00 Round the Horne (b00svbbs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Yes Minister (b007jlbc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


THU 21:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


THU 22:00 Ankle Tag (m000jxvw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 On the Town with the League of Gentlemen (b007k1z7)
A Guest at the Dentons

Pauline the Restart Officer, Matthew Chinnery the Vet and Barbara the Cabbie - just some of the resident misfits of a remote Northern town.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Festival award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1997.


THU 23:00 Goodness Gracious Me (b008x8fx)
Series 1

Episode 1

The teenage Bhangramuffins are DJing, the Maharisha Yogi is lecturing - and the hungry comedy team go for an 'English'.

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

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

Scripted by Sharat Sardana, Richard Pinto and the cast.

Produced by Gareth Edwards and Anil Gupta.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.


THU 23:30 Delve Special (b007jm3s)
Series 3

The Archibald Gallery Robbery

Reporter David Lander reopens the investigation into 1983's Archibald Gallery robbery. Kevin Watts is the key suspect, but was he framed?

Stephen Fry plays spoof undercover investigative reporter David Lander. Co-starring Brenda Blethyn, Stephen Frost, Tony Robinson and Arthur Smith.

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

Written by Tony Sarchet. Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1985.



FRIDAY 19 JUNE 2020

FRI 00:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jpgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Great Lives (b04wv045)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Wimsey (b007jwdr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Dick Francis (b011qflj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Booked (b0075t8p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008wff3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Jack London - The Sea Wolf (b007jmcl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b06rv3j7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


FRI 04:45 Multi Story Shorts (m0009486)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


FRI 05:00 HR (b01by7c0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Ankle Tag (m000jxvw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
Series 2

Little Boy Blue

Dixon and Crawford investigate a break-in at the local pin-ball palace. Is one-time bad boy Geoff back to his old ways?

Radio revival of TV's famous copper starring David Calder as PC George Dixon, Hamish Clark as Andy Crawford and Tom Lawrence as Geoff.

Written by Ted Willis. Dramatised for radio by Sue Rodwell

Producer/Director: Viv Beeby.


FRI 06:30 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
Whip Hand

The Finish

Sid Halley believes he knows the truth behind the doping and phoney racing syndicates, but dare he reveal it? Stars Mick Ford.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Philip Molloy as Rammileese and Alan Devereux as George Casper.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.


FRI 07:00 Man at the Helm (b07wt9c4)
Episode 1

Amanda Whittington’s adaptation of Nina Stibbe’s comic novel set in 1970s Leicestershire about the madcap schemes of three kids to find their recently divorced mum a new man

Lizzie ….. Eloise Webb
Amy….. Fern Deacon
Little Jack ….. Ben Barker
Elizabeth ….. Amanda Hale
Mr Lomax ….. Jason Barnett
Dad ….. James Lailey
Mrs Longlady ….. Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs Worth ….. Adie Allen

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

Set in a small Leicestershire village in the 1970s, this four-part comedy drama is about the madcap schemes of three children to cheer up their recently divorced mum, Elizabeth. Struggling to cope, she has taken to drinking and compulsive playwriting – neither of which impresses villagers already deeply suspicious of an attractive divorcee. Top of their list is to find her a new man in the hope that it will appease the hostile locals.


FRI 07:30 Cabin Pressure (b00cqhr3)
Series 1

Edinburgh

Sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

A very special passenger makes Douglas grovel, Martin crawl, Carolyn frisk and Arthur cry. And drink nail-varnish

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey ...... Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Douglas Richardson ...... Roger Allam
Captain Martin Crieff ...... Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey ...... John Finnemore
Mr Birling ...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Philip ...... Adam G Goodwin

Written by John Finnemore

Produced & directed by David Tyler

A Pozzitive production for the BBC

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.


FRI 08:00 Something to Shout About (m000k2gd)
Series 3

Episode 16

When Mavis goes on a month-long transfer, her cousin Shirley steps into the breach for the advertising team.

"A light-hearted exposé of the advertising world!" Set in a London ad agency called 'Apsley, Addis, Cohen, Barbican, Blythe, Giddy & Partners'.

Michael Lightfoot …. Michael Medwin
Janet Harris …. Fenella Fielding
Maggie Tufnell …. Eleanor Summerfield
Mavis Willis …Joan Sims
Adrian Beales …. Nicholas Phipps
Mr Blythe …. Warren Mitchell
Shirley …. Sheila Hancock

Written by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe.

Producer: John Simmonds

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1962.


FRI 08:30 Second Thoughts (b007jwzt)
Series 1

She Who Hesitates

Still finding their feet, Bill and Faith end up bickering, as she struggles to act impulsively...

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

Stars Lynda Bellingham as Faith, James Bolam as Bill, Kelda Holmes as Hannah, Mark Denham as Joe, Celia Imrie as Hilary, John Samson as Alex and Richard Tate as Treadwell.

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

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

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.


FRI 09:00 Wordaholics (b01cvk8d)
Series 1

Episode 3

Wordaholics is Radio 4's brand new comedy panel game all about words.

Gyles Brandreth presides as linguistic brainboxes and comedians vie for supremacy in the ring.

Today's show features Fresh Meat star Jack Whitehall, Radio 4 regular Milton Jones and Countdown stalwart Susie Dent as well as Greek scholar and all-round clever clogs Natalie Haynes.

Today they reveal their least favourite words, attempt to decipher Cockney rhyming slang and try to guess the meaning of some words no longer in our common parlance, taken from the 1736 Dictionary of Canting Slang.

Gyles is the longest-serving wordsmith in Countdown's Dictionary Corner and the author of numerous wordplay books. But now it's time for him to encourage other people to show off their knowledge of words and playfulness with language.

Wordaholics is clever, intelligent, witty and unexpected. There are toponyms, abbreviations, euphemisms, old words, new words, cockney rhyming slang, Greek gobbledegook, plus the panellists' picks of the ugliest and the most beautiful words: the whole world of words in twenty-eight minutes.

Find out the meaning of words like giff-gaff, knock-knobbler and buckfitches - the difference between French marbles, French velvet and the French ache - hear the glorious poetry of the English language, as practiced from writers varying from William Shakespeare to Vanilla Ice - and spend half an hour laughing and learning with some of the finest Wordaholics in the business.

Writers: Jon Hunter and James Kettle
Producer: Claire Jones.


FRI 09:30 King of Bath (b045q4t8)
By Any Other Name

No self-respecting Bath heiress would join the travelling players, but when one does, Beau Nash comes to the rescue.

Arnold Evans' six-part comedy series.

Starring David Bamber as Beau Nash, Eiry Thomas as Annie, Andrew Wincott as Dr Cheyne, Alice Arnold as Fanny, Lynn Seymour as Lucy and Peter Gunn as Hazlitt.

Composer: John Hardy.

Directed at BBC Wales by Alison Hindell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1999.


FRI 10:00 Inspector Resnick (b09qjb6p)
Wasted Years

Episode 1

1992: Two violent robberies force Detective Inspector Resnick to relive memories of 10 years ago.

Tom Wilkinson stars as jazz-loving DI Charlie Resnick in John Harvey's two-part dramatisation of his own novel.

Wasted Years is one of a series of police thrillers set in the industrial wasteland of Nottingham in the 1980s and 1990s.

With Sean Baker as Millington, Jennie Stoller as Elaine, Gillian Bevan as Ruth, Daniel Ryan as Kevin, Kate Eaton as Lynn, Stephen Critchlow as Rains, John Turner as Rylands, Melanie Hudson as Lorna, Tom Bevan as Keith, Gavin Abbott as Darren, John Hartley as Prior, Sandra James-Young as Pam, Becky Hindley as Mary, Zulema Dene as Marjorie and Andrew Branch as the Barrister and Jilly Bond as Christine.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.


FRI 11:00 Podcast Radio Hour (m000k2gg)
Presenters recommend their favourite podcasts and speak to the people who make them.


FRI 12:00 Something to Shout About (m000k2gd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 Second Thoughts (b007jwzt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 Wordaholics (b01cvk8d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


FRI 14:30 King of Bath (b045q4t8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


FRI 15:00 Inspector Resnick (b09qjb6p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 Podcast Radio Hour (m000k2gg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 17:00 Man at the Helm (b07wt9c4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 17:30 Cabin Pressure (b00cqhr3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 18:00 Paradise Lost in Cyberspace (b007jphb)
Episode 6

The future of the OAPs and, indeed, of the whole of civilisation, hangs in the balance.

The conclusion of Colin Swash's six-part dystopian comedy series set in 22nd-century Britain.

Starring Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson and Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam. Other parts by Melanie Hudson, Joanna Brookes, Christopher Douglas, Peter Serafinowcz and Lewis MacLeod.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.


FRI 18:30 Off the Page (b0076xl3)
Mustn't Grumble

Dominic Arkwright discusses the art of complaining with Tom Winsor, Neil Herron and comic Mark Little. From 2006.


FRI 19:00 Something to Shout About (m000k2gd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 Second Thoughts (b007jwzt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Dixon of Dock Green (b0169l6n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Dick Francis (b011qm8r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 Podcast Radio Hour (m000k2gg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 22:00 Cabin Pressure (b00cqhr3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 What Does the K Stand For? (b03k21ns)
Series 1

My Mum Is Shirley Bassey

A school fete incident. Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London. By Jonathan Harvey with Stephen K Amos. From 2013.


FRI 23:00 I've Never Seen Star Wars (b00rdzv8)
Series 3

Jenny Eclair

Marcus Brigstocke invites his guest Jenny Eclair to try five things she's never done before including having a bikini wax.

Whether the experiences are banal or profound, the show is about embracing the new and getting out of our comfort zones.

The title comes from the fact that the show's producer and creator Bill Dare had never seen Star Wars.

Host: Marcus Brigstocke
Guest: Jenny Eclair
Producer: Bill Dare.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.


FRI 23:30 The Hudson and Pepperdine Show (b0076f8q)
Series 3

Alternative Therapies

Gurus, spirit guides and a sweat lodge ritual - Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine take the plunge into new age therapies.

Starring Mel Hudson and Vicki Pepperdine with Martin Hyder, Felix Dexter, Lewis MacLeod and Jim North.

Written by the cast with Danny Robins, Dan Tetsell and and Richie Devlin - and script edited by Graeme Garden.

Music by Richie Webb.

Producer: Chris Neill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003.




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 15:30 SAT (b00rbky9)

A Good Read 03:30 SUN (b00rbky9)

A Good Read 18:30 MON (b00rdzv6)

A Good Read 00:30 TUE (b00rdzv6)

Albert and Me 08:30 TUE (b007k0dw)

Albert and Me 12:30 TUE (b007k0dw)

Albert and Me 19:30 TUE (b007k0dw)

Ankle Tag 07:30 THU (m000jxvw)

Ankle Tag 17:30 THU (m000jxvw)

Ankle Tag 22:00 THU (m000jxvw)

Ankle Tag 05:30 FRI (m000jxvw)

Beachcomber... By the Way 09:30 SUN (b008tx2z)

Beachcomber... By the Way 09:30 THU (b008wff3)

Beachcomber... By the Way 14:30 THU (b008wff3)

Beachcomber... By the Way 02:30 FRI (b008wff3)

Being David Sedaris 11:00 WED (m000k22q)

Being David Sedaris 16:00 WED (m000k22q)

Being David Sedaris 21:00 WED (m000k22q)

Being David Sedaris 04:00 THU (m000k22q)

Bleak Expectations 23:30 SUN (b01p41hd)

Booked 09:00 THU (b0075t8p)

Booked 14:00 THU (b0075t8p)

Booked 02:00 FRI (b0075t8p)

Cabin Pressure 05:30 SAT (b00cm9p6)

Cabin Pressure 07:30 FRI (b00cqhr3)

Cabin Pressure 17:30 FRI (b00cqhr3)

Cabin Pressure 22:00 FRI (b00cqhr3)

Chain Reaction 22:30 SAT (b08fdwfs)

Chambers 09:30 MON (b007jyrj)

Chambers 14:30 MON (b007jyrj)

Chambers 02:30 TUE (b007jyrj)

Clare in the Community 07:00 WED (b01ptzm9)

Clare in the Community 17:00 WED (b01ptzm9)

Clare in the Community 05:00 THU (b01ptzm9)

Counterpoint 08:00 SAT (b00kdp26)

Counterpoint 09:00 WED (b00kj2f2)

Counterpoint 14:00 WED (b00kj2f2)

Counterpoint 02:00 THU (b00kj2f2)

Cowards 23:30 WED (b007772j)

Dead Ringers 23:00 MON (m000jx56)

Dead Ringers 09:00 TUE (m000jx56)

Delve Special 23:30 THU (b007jm3s)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b06rv3j7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b06rv3j7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 11:00 THU (b06rv3j7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 16:00 THU (b06rv3j7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 THU (b06rv3j7)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 04:00 FRI (b06rv3j7)

Dick Francis 06:30 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 13:30 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 20:30 MON (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 01:30 TUE (b011pp7t)

Dick Francis 06:30 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 13:30 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 20:30 TUE (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 01:30 WED (b011psk5)

Dick Francis 06:30 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 13:30 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 20:30 WED (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 01:30 THU (b011q9fm)

Dick Francis 06:30 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 13:30 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 20:30 THU (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 01:30 FRI (b011qflj)

Dick Francis 06:30 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dick Francis 13:30 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dick Francis 20:30 FRI (b011qm8r)

Dixon of Dock Green 06:00 FRI (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 13:00 FRI (b0169l6n)

Dixon of Dock Green 20:00 FRI (b0169l6n)

Down By The River 09:00 SAT (m000k471)

Down By The River 19:00 SAT (m000k471)

Drama 16:00 SUN (b07hwhgc)

Drama 20:00 SUN (b07hwhgc)

Drama 04:00 MON (b07hwhgc)

Dry Slopes 02:30 SAT (b0729jgv)

Ed Reardon's Week 22:30 TUE (b09dy2sb)

Foul Play 12:00 SAT (b00jh5hn)

Foul Play 09:00 MON (b00jtm1q)

Foul Play 14:00 MON (b00jtm1q)

Foul Play 02:00 TUE (b00jtm1q)

Goodness Gracious Me 23:00 THU (b008x8fx)

Great Lives 07:30 SAT (b04vkl1v)

Great Lives 17:30 SAT (b04vkl1v)

Great Lives 05:30 SUN (b04vkl1v)

Great Lives 18:30 THU (b04wv045)

Great Lives 00:30 FRI (b04wv045)

HR 07:00 THU (b01by7c0)

HR 17:00 THU (b01by7c0)

HR 05:00 FRI (b01by7c0)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b007jnbl)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b007jnbl)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b007jnbl)

Henry Normal's Encyclopaedia Poetica 23:00 SAT (m00016h2)

Hut 33 23:30 MON (b00vs38k)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 07:30 MON (b07h6qsp)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 17:30 MON (b07h6qsp)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 22:00 MON (b07h6qsp)

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue 05:30 TUE (b07h6qsp)

I've Never Seen Star Wars 23:00 FRI (b00rdzv8)

In and Out of the Kitchen 22:30 SUN (b017ckf5)

Inspector Resnick 10:00 FRI (b09qjb6p)

Inspector Resnick 15:00 FRI (b09qjb6p)

It Sticks Out Half a Mile 08:30 MON (b007jp9l)

It Sticks Out Half a Mile 12:30 MON (b007jp9l)

It Sticks Out Half a Mile 19:30 MON (b007jp9l)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 10:00 MON (b007jm85)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 15:00 MON (b007jm85)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 03:00 TUE (b007jm85)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 10:00 TUE (b007jm8h)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 15:00 TUE (b007jm8h)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 03:00 WED (b007jm8h)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 10:00 WED (b007jmc9)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 15:00 WED (b007jmc9)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 03:00 THU (b007jmc9)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 10:00 THU (b007jmcl)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 15:00 THU (b007jmcl)

Jack London - The Sea Wolf 03:00 FRI (b007jmcl)

James Fenimore Cooper - The Spy 03:00 SAT (b01b8yyb)

King of Bath 09:30 FRI (b045q4t8)

King of Bath 14:30 FRI (b045q4t8)

Man at the Helm 07:00 FRI (b07wt9c4)

Man at the Helm 17:00 FRI (b07wt9c4)

Miracles R Us 05:00 SAT (b00sm8tq)

Multi Story Shorts 10:45 SUN (m0009486)

Multi Story Shorts 21:45 SUN (m0009486)

Multi Story Shorts 11:45 THU (m0009486)

Multi Story Shorts 16:45 THU (m0009486)

Multi Story Shorts 21:45 THU (m0009486)

Multi Story Shorts 04:45 FRI (m0009486)

My Teenage Diary 07:30 TUE (m000jvz0)

My Teenage Diary 17:30 TUE (m000jvz0)

My Teenage Diary 22:00 TUE (m000jvz0)

My Teenage Diary 05:30 WED (m000jvz0)

Nurse 23:00 TUE (b079r5m1)

Off the Page 00:30 SAT (b0076xh3)

Off the Page 18:30 FRI (b0076xl3)

Old Harry's Game 23:30 TUE (b007jtzz)

On the Town with the League of Gentlemen 22:30 THU (b007k1z7)

PG Wodehouse - The Inimitable Jeeves 08:30 SUN (b007v1df)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 00:00 SAT (b007jpdb)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 18:00 MON (b007jpdq)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 00:00 TUE (b007jpdq)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 18:00 TUE (b007jpf4)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 00:00 WED (b007jpf4)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 18:00 WED (b007jpfm)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 00:00 THU (b007jpfm)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 18:00 THU (b007jpgs)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 00:00 FRI (b007jpgs)

Paradise Lost in Cyberspace 18:00 FRI (b007jphb)

Podcast Radio Hour 04:00 SAT (m000k9d9)

Podcast Radio Hour 11:00 FRI (m000k2gg)

Podcast Radio Hour 16:00 FRI (m000k2gg)

Podcast Radio Hour 21:00 FRI (m000k2gg)

Poetry Extra 12:00 SUN (m000k1yj)

Poetry Extra 17:00 SUN (m000k1yj)

Poetry Extra 05:00 MON (m000k1yj)

RD Wingfield 01:30 SAT (b0082k48)

RD Wingfield 13:00 SAT (b0082c6v)

RD Wingfield 13:30 SAT (b0082f1k)

RD Wingfield 14:00 SAT (b0082h1n)

RD Wingfield 14:30 SAT (b0082htz)

RD Wingfield 15:00 SAT (b0082k48)

RD Wingfield 01:00 SUN (b0082c6v)

RD Wingfield 01:30 SUN (b0082f1k)

RD Wingfield 02:00 SUN (b0082h1n)

RD Wingfield 02:30 SUN (b0082htz)

RD Wingfield 03:00 SUN (b0082k48)

RD Wingfield 06:00 SUN (b0082c6v)

RD Wingfield 06:30 SUN (b0082f1k)

RD Wingfield 07:00 SUN (b0082h1n)

RD Wingfield 07:30 SUN (b0082htz)

RD Wingfield 08:00 SUN (b0082k48)

Ray Bradbury's Tales of the Bizarre 18:30 SAT (b007jlrz)

Ray Bradbury's Tales of the Bizarre 00:30 SUN (b007jlrz)

Rent 08:30 SAT (b04crvbz)

Rent 09:30 WED (b04dg72g)

Rent 14:30 WED (b04dg72g)

Rent 02:30 THU (b04dg72g)

Round the Horne 08:00 THU (b00svbbs)

Round the Horne 12:00 THU (b00svbbs)

Round the Horne 19:00 THU (b00svbbs)

Sarah Millican's Support Group 23:30 SAT (b00r7nqc)

Second Thoughts 08:30 FRI (b007jwzt)

Second Thoughts 12:30 FRI (b007jwzt)

Second Thoughts 19:30 FRI (b007jwzt)

Seekers 23:00 SUN (b03c4htz)

Sherlock Holmes 06:00 SAT (m000k263)

Sherlock Holmes 16:00 SAT (m000k263)

Sherlock Holmes 04:00 SUN (m000k263)

Sherlock Holmes 13:00 SUN (b00cm07d)

Sherlock Holmes 01:00 MON (b00cm07d)

Short Cuts 18:30 WED (b08hnlxy)

Short Cuts 00:30 THU (b08hnlxy)

Sneakiepeeks 12:30 SAT (b00p6307)

Sneakiepeeks 07:00 MON (b00p8dkd)

Sneakiepeeks 17:00 MON (b00p8dkd)

Sneakiepeeks 05:00 TUE (b00p8dkd)

Something to Shout About 08:00 FRI (m000k2gd)

Something to Shout About 12:00 FRI (m000k2gd)

Something to Shout About 19:00 FRI (m000k2gd)

Soul Music 18:30 TUE (b00763px)

Soul Music 00:30 WED (b00763px)

Stand-Up Specials 07:30 WED (b0b4zg8c)

Stand-Up Specials 17:30 WED (b0b4zg8c)

Stand-Up Specials 22:00 WED (b0b4zg8c)

Stand-Up Specials 05:30 THU (b0b4zg8c)

TED Radio Hour 11:00 MON (m000kcwb)

TED Radio Hour 16:00 MON (m000kcwb)

TED Radio Hour 21:00 MON (m000kcwb)

TED Radio Hour 04:00 TUE (m000kcwb)

Take It From Here 09:00 SUN (b01f9slt)

Telling Tales 11:00 TUE (m00046ks)

Telling Tales 16:00 TUE (m00046ks)

Telling Tales 21:00 TUE (m00046ks)

Telling Tales 04:00 WED (m00046ks)

The Boosh 22:00 SAT (b007jxrs)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b008p7by)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b008p7by)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b008p7by)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 18:00 SAT (b0076rrd)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 00:00 SUN (b0076rrd)

The Hudson and Pepperdine Show 23:30 FRI (b0076f8q)

The In Crowd 23:15 TUE (b008qs9f)

The Mark Steel Solution 22:30 MON (b007js4r)

The Moth Radio Hour 11:00 SUN (m000k1yd)

The Moth Radio Hour 19:00 SUN (m000k1yd)

The Museum of Curiosity 14:00 TUE (b07lj6yh)

The Museum of Curiosity 02:00 WED (b07lj6yh)

The Navy Lark 08:00 MON (b016pl5h)

The Navy Lark 12:00 MON (b016pl5h)

The Navy Lark 19:00 MON (b016pl5h)

The Prisoner 18:00 SUN (m000k1yn)

The Prisoner 00:00 MON (m000k1yn)

The Tim Vine Chat Show 07:00 TUE (b07ks074)

The Tim Vine Chat Show 17:00 TUE (b07ks074)

The Tim Vine Chat Show 05:00 WED (b07ks074)

Two Doors Down 09:30 TUE (b0076h8n)

Two Doors Down 14:30 TUE (b0076h8n)

Two Doors Down 02:30 WED (b0076h8n)

Up the Garden Path 08:30 WED (b007x080)

Up the Garden Path 12:30 WED (b007x080)

Up the Garden Path 19:30 WED (b007x080)

Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully 12:30 SUN (b04n6010)

Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully 17:30 SUN (b04n6010)

Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully 22:00 SUN (b04n6010)

Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully 05:30 MON (b04n6010)

What Does the K Stand For? 22:30 FRI (b03k21ns)

What's Funny About ... 22:30 WED (m000k22t)

Wimsey 01:00 SAT (b007jwct)

Wimsey 06:00 MON (b007jwcz)

Wimsey 13:00 MON (b007jwcz)

Wimsey 20:00 MON (b007jwcz)

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Wimsey 06:00 TUE (b007jwd2)

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Wimsey 01:00 WED (b007jwd2)

Wimsey 06:00 WED (b007jwd9)

Wimsey 13:00 WED (b007jwd9)

Wimsey 20:00 WED (b007jwd9)

Wimsey 01:00 THU (b007jwd9)

Wimsey 06:00 THU (b007jwdr)

Wimsey 13:00 THU (b007jwdr)

Wimsey 20:00 THU (b007jwdr)

Wimsey 01:00 FRI (b007jwdr)

Wordaholics 02:00 SAT (b01cjm4p)

Wordaholics 09:00 FRI (b01cvk8d)

Wordaholics 14:00 FRI (b01cvk8d)

Yes Minister 08:30 THU (b007jlbc)

Yes Minister 12:30 THU (b007jlbc)

Yes Minister 19:30 THU (b007jlbc)