28 December, 2012

Radio 4 Extra Listings for 29/12/2012 - 04/01/2013

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SAT SATURDAY 29 DECEMBER 2012 SAT SAT 00:00 The Devil in Amber b00vfjsh (Listen) SAT Episode 5 SAT Time is running out for spy-hero Lucifer Box. Can he reach SAT the evil Olympus Mons' lair in time to save the world? Read SAT by the author. SAT SAT 00:30 Gaston Leroux - The Phantom of the Opera b008p5cw (Listen) SAT Episode 4 SAT Raoul and the Persian enter the Phantom's lair to search for SAT Christine. Stars Peter Guinness, Helen Goldwyn and James SAT D'Arcy. SAT SAT 01:00 The Blackburn Files b007jprs (Listen) SAT Series 1, A Case of Making Good SAT Redundant pitman turned private investigator Stephen J SAT Blackburn is embroiled with Hungarian exiles. Stars Fine SAT Time Fontayne. SAT SAT 01:30 Miss Marple - The Murder at the Vicarage b007jpqv (Listen) SAT Episode 5 SAT The spinster sleuth reveals the murderer's identity, plus SAT more surprises. Agatha Christie thriller starring June SAT Whitfield. SAT SAT 02:00 Millport b0076bk4 (Listen) SAT Series 3, The Siege SAT Neighbouring islands are furious that the town has its own SAT independent public house. Stars Lynn Ferguson. From November SAT 2002. SAT SAT 02:30 Snap b012s2gf (Listen) SAT Series 3, Episode 3 SAT Divorced Doug and Molly come to blows over his mum Annie, SAT who seems to be going senile. Stars Robin Weaver. From SAT August 2005. SAT SAT 03:00 Anthony Trollope - Miss MacKenzie b01pgs6s (Listen) SAT Episode 2 SAT After two marriage proposals, Margaret Mackenzie has turned SAT down the first, but what of the second? Stars Hattie SAT Morahan. SAT SAT 04:00 Fay Weldon Stories b007k04g (Listen) SAT Living by the Small Print SAT A penny-pinching young woman with an eye for a bargain SAT begins to realise the consequences. Read by Rebecca Front. SAT SAT 04:15 Ben Lewis - Blue Sky Thinking b01pgs6v (Listen) SAT Looking forward to her wedding, Karen's life begins to SAT unravel following the arrival of a stranger. Stars Nicola SAT Stapleton. SAT SAT 05:00 Ballylenon b007nfs3 (Listen) SAT Series 1, Episode 1 SAT Set in 1953, the sleepy Irish town rumbles into life at SAT plans to demolish the courthouse for a car park. Starring TP SAT McKenna. SAT SAT 05:30 Elephants to Catch Eels b007nchq (Listen) SAT Series 1, Episode 2 SAT Tamsyn Trelawny's band of 18th century Cornish smugglers try SAT to outwit customs officers. Stars Lucy Speed. From February SAT 2003. SAT SAT 06:00 Georgette Heyer - Regency Buck b007k1v3 (Listen) SAT Judith Taverner defies brawling Regency London to make her SAT claim on High Society. Stars Elizabeth Proud and Simon SAT Shepherd. SAT SAT 07:30 Comedy's Coming Home b00800by (Listen) SAT Curtis Walker SAT The comedian travels from South London to Jamaica, SAT birthplace of his parents, to find out how universal SAT laughter really is. SAT SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b00wwrgm (Listen) SAT Series 6, Episode 6 SAT Highlights from the American funny man's 2009 season - with SAT "West Wing" star Martin Sheen and the best from Lake SAT Wobegon. SAT SAT 09:00 Comedy Controller b012qn73 (Listen) SAT Eric Sykes SAT Veteran comedian and writer Eric Syke's six-pack selection: SAT The Goon Show, Variety Bandbox, Round the Horne, The Al Read SAT Show, Star Parade: The Ken Dodd Show and Take It from Here. SAT SAT 12:00 A Little Twist of Dahl Omnibus b01phj36 (Listen) SAT Five darkly comic tales by the master of the bizarre: Roald SAT Dahl. Starring Charles Dance. SAT SAT 13:15 Petrella b007jmcy (Listen) SAT Series 1, Outpacing the Fiend SAT A ruthless murderer puts the inspector's marriage under SAT strain and his family in mortal danger. Stars Philip SAT Jackson. SAT SAT 14:00 Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel b008hzh9 (Listen) SAT Series 3, Episode 6 SAT The shady lawyer is collecting for 'charity'. The Marx SAT Brothers radio show recreated. Stars Michael Roberts. From SAT August 1992. SAT SAT 14:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00t9zpz (Listen) SAT Series 4, Episode 7 SAT Making movie news: 'The Lone Hydrangea' and 'The Sound of SAT Monks'. Sketches and songs with John Cleese. From November SAT 1966. SAT SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b00wwrgm (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SAT SAT 16:00 Georgette Heyer - Regency Buck b007k1v3 (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SAT SAT 17:30 Just William - Live! b01pfrrc (Listen) SAT William Holds the Stage SAT Last May, as part of Winchester's Best of British Festival SAT in celebration of the Jubilee, Martin Jarvis performed the SAT first of two of Richmal Crompton's comic classics, live SAT on-stage. SAT In William Holds the Stage, when an old boy of the school SAT gives a lecture on Hamlet, William gets a somewhat confused SAT idea that Shakespeare's plays were written by a man called SAT Ham, and that Shakespeare poisoned Ham, and stole the plays SAT and pretended he had written them. Then a man called Bacon SAT got involved and possibly someone called Eggs as well. SAT When it's announced that the class will perform a scene from SAT Hamlet in front of a live audience, William decides that, SAT despite being cast as an attendant, he'd prefer to play the SAT leading role himself. But things don't go entirely to plan. SAT A packed house at the Theatre Royal rocks with laughter as SAT Jarvis performs William's hilariously inventive version of SAT Shakespeare's masterpiece. Just William as 'stand-up'. SAT Performed by Martin Jarvis SAT Director: Rosalind Ayres. SAT A Jarvis and Ayres Production for BBC Radio 4. SAT SAT 18:00 Ray Bradbury - Bradbury 13 b012kx00 (Listen) SAT Dark They Were and Golden Eyed SAT The Bittering family aim to make the best of life on Mars. SAT Ray Bradbury's tale of alienation stars Bryce Chamberlain. SAT Directed by Mike McDonough. SAT SAT 18:30 The Female Ghost b00nj7cx (Listen) SAT Mary Braddon - The Cold Embrace SAT After a German artist's cool betrayal, his fiancee's SAT retribution is eerily apt. Stars Stephanie Turner and SAT Jonathan Firth. SAT SAT 19:00 Comedy Controller b012qn73 (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SAT SAT 22:00 Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation b007jpvk (Listen) SAT Series 2, How to Have a Baby SAT From storks to the delivery, the host's comic lecture plus SAT sketches. With Debbie Issit and Gordon Kennedy. From October SAT 1994. SAT SAT 22:30 The Jason Byrne Show b01phj38 (Listen) SAT Series 3, The Irish and The Scottish are Black-Belts in SAT Misery SAT The award-winning funny man revels in misery. With Laurence SAT Howarth and Daisy Haggard. From December 2010. SAT SAT 23:00 Patricia Highsmith - The Cry of the Owl b01381wz (Listen) SAT Episode 4 SAT Jenny's tragic death has left Robert broken - but her SAT ex-fiance Greg is bent on revenge. Stars John Sharian. SAT SAT 23:30 Adam Baron - Hold Back the Night b00t108q (Listen) SAT Episode 2 SAT A fresh discovery in the London hunt for a runaway turns SAT private-eye Billy Rucker into a murder suspect. Stars David SAT Morrissey. SAT SAT SUN SUNDAY 30 DECEMBER 2012 SUN SUN 00:00 Ray Bradbury - Bradbury 13 b012kx00 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 00:30 The Female Ghost b00nj7cx (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b00wwrgm (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 02:00 A Little Twist of Dahl Omnibus b01phj36 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 03:15 Petrella b007jmcy (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday] SUN SUN 04:00 Georgette Heyer - Regency Buck b007k1v3 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 05:30 Just William - Live! b01pfrrc (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 06:00 HE Bates' Love For Lydia Omnibus b007jvl9 (Listen) SUN Episode 1 SUN From winter to midsummer night, a local reporter and a shy SUN heiress get acquainted. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith and Juliet SUN Aubrey. SUN SUN 07:15 Susie Boyt - My Judy Garland Life b00pf12f (Listen) SUN You Made Me Love You SUN How the author's passion led to a schoolgirl infatuation, SUN and what happened when she met Liza Minnelli. Read by Tamsin SUN Greig. SUN SUN 07:30 Heresy b00bcv9f (Listen) SUN Series 5, Episode 2 SUN Victoria Coren hosts the show that thinks the unthinkable. SUN With Sue Perkins, Euan Ferguson and Richard Herring. From SUN May 2008. SUN SUN 08:00 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) SUN With their microscopes in at the pawnbroker, the young SUN medics need cash in a hurry. Stars Richard Briers. From SUN August 1968. SUN SUN 08:30 The Men from the Ministry b00xj4lb (Listen) SUN The Great Footwear Scandal SUN The bumbling civil servants must find 5000 boats - and fast. SUN Stars Wilfrid Hyde-White and Richard Murdoch. From October SUN 1962. SUN SUN 09:00 Horrible Histories b01phm4t (Listen) SUN The Vicious Vikings SUN 4 Extra Debut. The village-pillaging Scandinavian sword SUN wavers threaten not-so-jolly-giants and a blood eagle. Stars SUN author Terry Deary. SUN SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b01phm4w (Listen) SUN Just a Minute, Wendy Richard SUN From Barwick Green to Glenn Miller - actress Wendy Richard's SUN castaway choices, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From July SUN 1995. SUN SUN 10:45 Christmas Diaries Omnibus b01phm4y (Listen) SUN Made for 4 Extra. The Christmas story told by those it first SUN touched, both familiar and unfamiliar. With Anton Lesser and SUN Nicola Walker. SUN SUN 11:00 Armstrong and Miller b007k3f2 (Listen) SUN Episode 4 SUN School band memories, and a town planning thriller. Sketch SUN show with Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller. From March SUN 1998. SUN SUN 11:15 Ambridge Extra b01phm50 (Listen) SUN Series 4 - Omnibus, Series 4, Episodes 7-8 SUN Donna has escaped from Clive at last, but what's the long SUN term plan? Can Tracy help? And where is Poochie? SUN SUN 11:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I am Today... SUN b00ckd1g (Listen) SUN Episode 1 SUN From Orpington to Cambridge via Marlborough (twice). SUN Reginald Perrin's creator David Nobbs reads from his SUN autobiography. SUN SUN 12:00 HE Bates' Love For Lydia Omnibus b007jvl9 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SUN SUN 13:15 Susie Boyt - My Judy Garland Life b00pf12f (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today] SUN SUN 13:30 Arnold Ridley - The Ghost Train b007jyx0 (Listen) SUN A group of passengers are marooned at a spooky, deserted SUN station. Stars Adam Godley. Written by Dad's Army's Private SUN Godfrey. SUN SUN 15:00 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 15:30 The Men from the Ministry b00xj4lb (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show b01phm52 (Listen) SUN The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc. SUN SUN 16:30 Horrible Histories b01phm4t (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SUN SUN 17:30 Freedom Pass b00sdqhw (Listen) SUN Episode 1 SUN Eligible for free local buses, sexagenarians Alan Coren and SUN Christopher Matthew jump on board for an adventure. From SUN 2003. SUN SUN 18:00 The Man in Black b0186hf0 (Listen) SUN Series 4, Reunion SUN Mark Gatiss introduces Janice Okoh's cautionary tale. A SUN desperate love quest sparks a chilling reunion. Stars Nikki SUN Amuka-Bird. SUN SUN 18:30 Nathaniel Hawthorne - Rappaccini's Daughter b00qxcff (Listen) SUN Student Giovanni becomes obsessed with a mysterious girl SUN living next door. Dark sci-fi romance starring Joseph SUN Cohen-Cole. SUN SUN 19:00 Armstrong and Miller b007k3f2 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] SUN SUN 19:15 Ambridge Extra b01phm50 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] SUN SUN 19:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I am Today... SUN b00ckd1g (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 today] SUN SUN 20:00 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 20:30 The Men from the Ministry b00xj4lb (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b01phm4w (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] SUN SUN 21:45 Christmas Diaries Omnibus b01phm4y (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today] SUN SUN 22:00 Heresy b00bcv9f (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] SUN SUN 22:30 Miranda Hart's Joke Shop b00mf2n3 (Listen) SUN What a Flirt SUN The tall, life-embracing, self-effacing clown has much to SUN learn about retail and men. With Patricia Hodge. From August SUN 2008. SUN SUN 23:00 1966 And All That b01phm54 (Listen) SUN The 1980s and 90s SUN Neil Knock-Knock and John Minor make the political SUN headlines. Craig Brown's satirical history of Britain. From SUN September 2006. SUN SUN 23:30 The Harpoon b007lrqx (Listen) SUN Series 2, Episode 4 SUN Here comes a Muffin the Mule shock in the spoof boys' SUN adventure paper from yesteryear. With Alistair McGowan. From SUN August 1992. SUN SUN MON MONDAY 31 DECEMBER 2012 MON MON 00:00 The Man in Black b0186hf0 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday] MON MON 00:30 Nathaniel Hawthorne - Rappaccini's Daughter b00qxcff (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday] MON MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b01phm4w (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday] MON MON 01:45 Christmas Diaries Omnibus b01phm4y (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday] MON MON 02:00 Armstrong and Miller b007k3f2 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday] MON MON 02:15 Ambridge Extra b01phm50 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Sunday] MON MON 02:45 David Nobbs - I Didn't Get Where I am Today... MON b00ckd1g (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:45 on Sunday] MON MON 03:00 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday] MON MON 03:30 Arnold Ridley - The Ghost Train b007jyx0 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday] MON MON 05:00 Horrible Histories b01phm4t (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday] MON MON 06:00 The Blackburn Files b007jps6 (Listen) MON Series 1, A Case of Parma Violets MON When a woman suspects her husband's having an affair, she MON calls in investigator Stephen J Blackburn. Stars Fine Time MON Fontayne. MON MON 06:30 Agatha Christie's The Dressmaker's Doll b00jzy3m (Listen) MON A creepy doll with a mind of its own causes alarm along MON London's catwalks. Mike Walker's revamped whodunnit with MON Juliet Aubrey. MON MON 07:00 Country Matters b00jzckm (Listen) MON Episode 1 MON Dave and Cathy leave the city for Drayton Warlock's pastoral MON idyll. Stars Jonathan Tafler and Lesley Sharp. From April MON 1994. MON MON 07:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue b01pfv8y (Listen) MON Christmas Special MON In celebration of its 40th Anniversary this year, Radio 4's MON perennial antidote to panel games presents a specially MON extended Christmas edition of the show. Programme regulars MON Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor are joined MON on the panel by Stephen Fry, with Jack Dee as the MON programme's reluctant chairman. Regular listeners will know MON to expect inspired nonsense, pointless revelry and Colin MON Sell at the piano. Producer - Jon Naismith. MON MON 08:00 Round The Horne b00j05w6 (Listen) MON Series 1, Episode 3 MON Kenneth Horne meets BBC sound effects men and a pantomime MON horse in The Clissold Saga. With Betty Marsden. From March MON 1965. MON MON 08:30 Jim the Great b01109xq (Listen) MON Pilot MON 4 Extra Premiere. Back in England's days of feudal fiefdoms, MON one particular chieftain was very hard up. Stars Jimmy MON Edwards. From February 1976. MON MON 09:00 Heresy b00bqf6t (Listen) MON Series 5, Episode 3 MON Victoria Coren hosts the show that thinks the unthinkable. MON With Jo Caulfield, Caitlin Moran and Peter Bradshaw. From MON May 2008. MON MON 09:30 All the Young Dudes b019m2ys (Listen) MON Series 2, Still Crazy MON Patrick wonders who Green Day are, and Joe turns into a MON doting Daddy. Written by and starring Jim Sweeney. From MON September 2002. MON MON 10:00 Distant Chords b0076cbl (Listen) MON Kiribati: Musicologist Reem Kelani meets women from the MON Pacific Micronesian island now living in the UK. MON MON 10:30 Around The World in 25 Years b01pj1kz (Listen) MON Tonga and Samoa: Animal Magic presenter Johnny Morris MON recalls the people, places and animals he's met on his MON travels. MON MON 11:00 The Flight of the Conchords b00dn8cf (Listen) MON Episode 2 MON New Zealand: The Kiwi parody band aim for UK fame. MON Improvised by Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, with Rob MON Brydon. From September 2005. MON MON 11:30 Cruickshank on New Zealand b00m84nt (Listen) MON Wars, Treaties and Missionaries MON New Zealand: 4 Extra Debut. Dan Cruickshank explores the MON devastating inter-tribal and land conflicts that wreaked MON havoc on the Maori population. MON MON 11:45 Cruickshank on New Zealand b00m84nw (Listen) MON The Whale Rider, The Meeting House and the Haka MON New Zealand: Dan Cruickshank investigates Maori ritual and MON tradition - including a modern take on the famous ceremonial MON dance. MON MON 12:00 Ashes To Antarctica b01pj1l1 (Listen) MON Antarctica: 4 Extra Debut. Setting off to scatter her MON husband's ashes, a widow discovers more than she bargained MON for. Stars Carolyn Pickles. MON MON 12:45 A Week At The Pitt Rivers b01pj1l3 (Listen) MON Fiji: 4 Extra Debut. Novelist PD James included a whale MON tooth necklace in 'The Children Of Men'. She aims to learn MON more about it at a museum. MON MON 13:00 Radio Active b01pj1l5 (Listen) MON Series 5, Episode 4 MON Australia: The team are broadcasting down under with Mike MON Flex in Sydney and Anne Adaptor in Adelaide. Stars Angus MON Deayton. MON MON 13:30 Excess Baggage b01pj1l7 (Listen) MON Aboriginal Australia MON Australia: 4 Extra Debut. The travel programme investigates MON the culture of the indigenous Australians. With Arthur Smith MON and Roger Law. MON MON 14:00 Educating Archie b009gc5s (Listen) MON Archie in Australia MON A rare Australian outing for Archie Andrews and mentor Peter MON Brough. Radio ventriloquism recorded in Sydney. From January MON 1957. MON MON 14:30 Journey of a Lifetime b00mcwv1 (Listen) MON The Sinking Islands MON Papua New Guinea: 4 Extra Debut. Dan Box attempts to reach MON the Carteret Islands where a mass evacuation is taking place MON as the sea level rises. MON MON 15:00 Mastering the Art of the Kimono b017chpt (Listen) MON Japan: 4 Extra Debut. Despite being an enduring cultural MON symbol, the kimono industry in steep decline. Roland Buerk MON asks why. MON MON 15:30 Centurions b007jx85 (Listen) MON Yasujiro Ozu - Tokyo Story MON Kyoko Hirano, Tony Rayns and Christopher Cook discuss the MON director's 1953 seminal example of Japanese cinema. MON MON 15:45 A History of the World in 100 Objects b00sl6dy (Listen) MON The Silk Road And Beyond (400 - 700 AD), Korean Roof Tile MON 4 Extra Debut. Korea: source of modern-day electronic MON components. Neil MacGregor delves into the history of an MON artefact from the region. MON MON 16:00 Lifestyles of the Trapped and Cabbaged b01pj1l9 (Listen) MON China: 4 Extra Debut. Roy Boulter's comedy finds two MON holidaying accountants locked inside a Shanghai warehouse. MON With Jeff Rawle. MON MON 17:00 Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off b007mh3w (Listen) MON Series 1, Thailand MON The bumbling student's aim to emerge spiritually becomes a MON physical revelation - with a loose sarong. Stars Marcus MON Brigstocke. MON MON 17:30 Dear Diary b01pj29z (Listen) MON Vietnam: 4 Extra Debut. Chris Harris records the pleasure MON and the pain of putting on his one man show in aid of the MON country's street children. MON MON 18:00 Fires Unseen b01pkmpy (Listen) MON Bangladesh: 4 Extra Debut. A young American aid worker finds MON himself torn between obligations back home and his MON commitments to flood relief. MON MON 18:30 Just a Minute b01dhn6y (Listen) MON Series 62, Episode 7 MON India: Nicholas Parsons takes the show to Mumbai. With Paul MON Merton, Marcus Brigstocke, Anuvab Pal and Cyrus Broacha. MON MON 19:00 Tales of Everyday Folk b00vcr3j (Listen) MON Series 1, Episode 1 MON Pakistan/Afghanistan: Felicity Finch - Ruth in 'The Archers' MON - visits the sub-continent where they make an action-packed MON soap. MON MON 19:30 Kathmandu or Bust b01pkmq0 (Listen) MON Uzbekistan: The expedition camps overnight, then find their MON vehicle won't start. Petra comes to the rescue. Stars David MON Haig. MON MON 20:00 Lewis Carroll's Adventures in Russia b01pkmq2 (Listen) MON Russia: 4 Extra Debut. Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) only MON went abroad once, but the trip inspired a sequel to 'Alice MON in Wonderland'. MON MON 20:45 Uncovering Iran: Telling Stories b00770c0 (Listen) MON The Gift: Iran: Dayra thinks Mr Dashti is perfect for her MON daughter, but she's not so sure. Teresa Gallagher reads MON Marjan Kamali's story. MON MON 21:00 The Essay b01pkmq4 (Listen) MON 4 Extra Debut. Madagascar: Professor Maurice Bloch muses on MON Malagasy villagers and the nature of his own discipline - MON anthropology. MON MON 21:15 On the Field b01pkmq6 (Listen) MON Iraq: Craig has joined the army to get away from football, MON but somehow the game has followed him to Basra. By Annie MON Caulfield. MON MON 22:00 Ectoplasm b007vgvc (Listen) MON The Curse of Tutancommon MON The swashbuckling exploits of Edwardian adventurer Lord MON Zimbabwe. Stars Dan Freedman and Nick Romero. From July MON 2000. MON MON 22:30 Acropolis Now b007jwhf (Listen) MON Series 1, Fish MON Danger is predicted for Aristophanes. Lynne Truss' Ancient MON Greek restaurant comedy with Stephen Moore. From December MON 2000. MON MON 23:00 Cabin Pressure b00lxh3r (Listen) MON Series 2, Johannesburg MON An emergency landing in Spain leads to First Officer Douglas MON getting the shammy out. Stars Roger Allam. From August 2009. MON MON 23:30 Ross Noble Goes Global b01c6txd (Listen) MON Series 2, Belgium MON The comedian aims to prove Belgium is not dull, with MON chocolate, odd statues and the legacy of Jean-Claude Van MON Damme. From May 2003. MON MON TUE TUESDAY 01 JANUARY 2013 TUE TUE 00:00 News Quiz Extra b01pjkxg (Listen) TUE Series 6, Episode 2 TUE An extended compilation of the best bits of The News Quiz TUE from 2012, presented by Sandi Toksvig. TUE TUE 00:45 New Year with the Shuttleworths b01pjkxj (Listen) TUE UK: It's January 1st and John and Mary have seen the New TUE Year in in an inn. And Ken's off to buy a sofa. Stars Graham TUE Fellows. TUE TUE 01:00 Manikudlak and the Bear b01pknsm (Listen) TUE East Greenland: An old hunter tries to teach a young boy TUE something of his ways, but has he anything useful to pass TUE on? TUE TUE 02:00 Beautiful Dreamers b00vkxm8 (Listen) TUE The Traitor of the Zazalcara TUE By James Lever and Nat Segnit TUE In this series documentary maker Nat Segnit investigates the TUE untold stories of visionary mavericks. This week Nat TUE explores the difficult life of a Uruguayan footballer who TUE made an ingenious attempt to counter one of world football's TUE worst scandals. With Contributions from Andrew Sachs, Javier TUE Marzan, Kevin Eldon, David Sant, Sean Baker, Tony Bell and TUE Iain Batchelor. TUE Produced by Steven Canny and Sasha Yevtushenko TUE Nat Segnit's short stories and journalism have appeared in TUE The Times and The Independent on Sunday. For Radio 4 he has TUE written Dolphin Therapy and Strangers on Trains. TUE James Lever is author of the best-selling Me Cheeta, which TUE Lynne Truss loved so much she said, "It will subtly change TUE forever the way we think not only about Hollywood but also TUE about our own species" (The Sunday Times). TUE TUE 02:30 One Hundred Years of Concrete b008fpj0 (Listen) TUE Brazil: How one of the 20th century's greatest architects TUE Oscar Niemeyer brought his extraordinary building designs to TUE life. TUE TUE 03:00 Viva Musica Latina b01pknsp (Listen) TUE Argentina: Richard Allison explores the roots and future of TUE the tango: 'a vertical expression of a horizontal desire'. TUE TUE 03:30 The Fisheries Broadcast b0076tkf (Listen) TUE Canada: Sean Street investigates a radio programme about TUE fishing that since 1951 has helped to forge a cultural TUE identity. TUE TUE 04:00 On the Trail of Butch and Sundance b01pknsr (Listen) TUE Bolivia: John Pilkington hits unforgiving terrain to reveal TUE the men behind the legend of Butch Cassidy and The Sundance TUE Kid. TUE TUE 04:30 Writing the Century b01pknst (Listen) TUE Trinidad: Where Amy's sister Muriel is staying. Audrey, TUE however, has a few words to say about Amy's attitude to her TUE sibling. TUE TUE 04:45 Peacefully in their Sleeps b007ycdm (Listen) TUE Sister Cecilia of Caracas TUE Spoof obituary series by Chris Chantler and Howard Read. TUE Roydon Postlethwaite charts the many munificent achievements TUE of the lifelong humanitarian peace worker who campaigned TUE tirelessly against landmines yet smoked like a chimney. TUE Roydon Postlethwaite ...... Geoff McGivern TUE Sister Cecilia ...... Liza Sadovy TUE Actor ...... Chris Chantler TUE Colin ...... Dan Antopolski TUE David Something ...... Howard Read TUE Gloria Blamly ...... Janice Connolly TUE Stanley Cashew ...... Geoffrey Whitehead. TUE TUE 05:00 Desert Island Discs b01pknsw (Listen) TUE Cuba: Carlos Acosta danced from the backstreets of Havana to TUE the Royal Ballet. He shares musical favourites with Sue TUE Lawley. TUE TUE 05:45 Musical Migrants b00kcszv (Listen) TUE Series 2, Jamaica TUE Jamaica: Maureen Sheridan tells her story - moving her young TUE family to the home of reggae after the death of her husband. TUE TUE 06:00 Man of All Work b00n4ff9 (Listen) TUE USA: A black man dresses as a maid to find work in 1950s TUE Chicago. Richard Wright's thought-provoking comedy with TUE Paterson Joseph. TUE TUE 07:00 When the Whistle Blows b00771xq (Listen) TUE Arizona: 100 freight trains a day sound their deafening TUE horns at Flagstaff's level crossings. Can law makers silence TUE them? TUE TUE 07:15 Concrete Dreams b00768qg (Listen) TUE Phoenix: In the city of swimming pools, David Aaronovitch TUE checks out some Arizona real estate with the agents who TUE peddle dreams. TUE TUE 08:00 Here We Come b00pb8l3 (Listen) TUE USA: John Waite's personal take on the story of The Monkees, TUE the wildly successful 1960s pop group. From December 2009. TUE TUE 08:30 Knowing Me, Knowing You b007k0fl (Listen) TUE Episode 5 TUE Cheesy host Alan Partridge is 'Live from Las Vegas' with a TUE glamorous American co-host. Stars Steve Coogan. From TUE December 1992. TUE TUE 09:00 A Frontier Family b0076c3x (Listen) TUE Alaska: Three generations of the Helmericks endured Artic TUE winters, but Jim and Teena face a greater threat to their TUE survival. TUE TUE 09:30 Twenty Minutes b01pknsy (Listen) TUE Alaska: Highland-based writer Kenny Taylor has travelled the TUE northern world to seek his passion - the Aurora Borealis. TUE TUE 10:00 Pacific Dreams b01pknt0 (Listen) TUE Hawaii: This beautiful place exerts a strange hold on Hugh, TUE a young man on a quest for identity. Is his dream worth the TUE risk? TUE TUE 11:30 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue b01pfv8y (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 12:00 Round The Horne b00j05w6 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 12:30 Jim the Great b01109xq (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 13:00 The Blackburn Files b007jprs (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 01:00 on Saturday] TUE TUE 13:30 Agatha Christie's The Dressmaker's Doll b00jzy3m (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 14:00 HE Bates - Love For Lydia b007jvlf (Listen) TUE Episode 6 TUE Richardson decides to try and cut himself off from everyone, TUE but then he spots a figure he knows. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith. TUE TUE 14:15 Ambridge Extra b01pjkx8 (Listen) TUE Series 4, Episode 9 TUE As Donna and Tracy sort out their lives, Joe Grundy and Bert TUE Fry sort out the late Bob Pullen's sharp suits, only to find TUE something intriguing in his effects. TUE TUE 14:30 Alan Bennett - More Untold Stories b00kt887 (Listen) TUE Thora Hird TUE The writer recalls his special monologue for the much-loved TUE actress - her last professional recording, made for BBC TUE Radio 7. TUE TUE 14:45 Alan Bennett - More Untold Stories b00ktfr9 (Listen) TUE Arise Sir TUE The writer reflects on speaking engagements and explains why TUE he's never appeared in the annual Honours List. TUE TUE 15:00 Jim Sweeney - My MS and Me b01pjkxb (Listen) TUE 4 Extra Debut. Actor, writer and improviser Jim Sweeney's TUE candid, lively account of living with multiple sclerosis. TUE From April 2005. TUE TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b01pjkxd (Listen) TUE Mel Giedroyc says Happy New Year! Our first story of 2013 is TUE Eoin Colfer's 'The Legend of Spud Murphy', and Dick and Dom TUE ask 'How Dangerous Is Your Holiday?'. TUE TUE 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone b00bt51z (Listen) TUE Series 3, Episode 1 TUE Singers Tommy and Sheila have a supermarket to open - and go TUE silver surfing. Stars Roy Hudd and June Whitfield. From May TUE 2001. TUE TUE 17:30 Country Matters b00jzckm (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 18:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnqx (Listen) TUE Taking the Michelangelo TUE When Bernie catches the wrong bus, he's transported back to TUE 16th century Rome to help out a great artist. Stars Amanda TUE Donohoe. TUE TUE 18:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k0v6 (Listen) TUE Episode 1 TUE A teenager is hired as Death's apprentice, and tries to TUE alter the course of history. With Anton Lesser and Geoffrey TUE Whitehead. TUE TUE 19:00 Round The Horne b00j05w6 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 19:30 Jim the Great b01109xq (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 20:00 The Blackburn Files b007jprs (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 01:00 on Saturday] TUE TUE 20:30 Agatha Christie's The Dressmaker's Doll b00jzy3m (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 21:00 News Quiz Extra b01pjkxg (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 00:00 today] TUE TUE 21:45 New Year with the Shuttleworths b01pjkxj (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 00:45 today] TUE TUE 22:00 Bleak Expectations b01pfy5w (Listen) TUE Series 5, A Loved-Up Life Potentially Totally Annihilated TUE Bleak Expectations TUE By Mark Evans TUE Volume 5, Chapter 6: "A Loved Up Life Potentially Totally TUE Annihilated " TUE Last in the series of the Victorian comedy adventure. The TUE inappropriately-named arbiter of all evil Mister Gently TUE Benevolent unveils an advent calendar of evil that will TUE culminate on Christmas day with the total destruction of the TUE universe. Only one man can prevent the end of everything for TUE all time. But at a terrible terrible cost. Is this the end TUE for our hero Pip? Or is it curtains for the whole of TUE creation? And does that mean Harry needn't get Pippa a TUE Christmas present? TUE Richard Johnson................................Sir Philip TUE Tom Allen..................................Young Pip Bin TUE Anthony Head........................Gently Benevolent TUE James Bachman..............Harry Biscuit/Servewell TUE Geoffrey Whitehead........................Clampvulture TUE Sarah Hadland.................................Ripely/Lily TUE Susy Kane............................................Pippa TUE Mark Evans..................The Ghost Of Christmice TUE Produced by Gareth Edwards. TUE TUE 22:30 Heresy b00bqf6t (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 23:00 Dan and Nick: The Wildebeest Years b007jsmf (Listen) TUE Cold Turkey with Dan and Nick TUE It's 'Fish Gordon' with only 48 hours to save the aquarium. TUE Dan Freedman and Nick Romero's surreal comedy. From August TUE 1998. TUE TUE 23:30 The Masterson Inheritance b007jr3g (Listen) TUE Series 3, The Pain of the Mastersons TUE The family find bohemian inspiration in the Lake District. TUE Improvised historical saga with Paul Merton. From August TUE 1995. TUE TUE WED WEDNESDAY 02 JANUARY 2013 WED WED 00:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnqx (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 00:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k0v6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday] WED WED 01:00 The Blackburn Files b007jps6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday] WED WED 01:30 Agatha Christie's The Dressmaker's Doll b00jzy3m (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday] WED WED 02:00 Heresy b00bqf6t (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday] WED WED 02:30 All the Young Dudes b019m2ys (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday] WED WED 03:00 Jim Sweeney - My MS and Me b01pjkxb (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 15:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:00 News Quiz Extra b01pjkxg (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 00:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:45 New Year with the Shuttleworths b01pjkxj (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 00:45 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone b00bt51z (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:30 Country Matters b00jzckm (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday] WED WED 06:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpsn (Listen) WED Series 1, A Cruel Case of War WED Investigator Stephen J Blackburn hunts for a Canadian's WED long-lost brother, after a cruel separation. Stars Fine Time WED Fontayne. WED WED 06:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slqv6 (Listen) WED Episode 1 WED At a film studio, amateur sleuth Gervase Fen stumbles on a WED suicide and a murder. James Wilby reads Edmund Crispin's WED thriller. WED WED 07:00 Double Science b012ry02 (Listen) WED Pilot WED Teacher turmoil at a sixth form college for drama, when a WED new female science head arrives. Stars Rebecca Front. From WED July 2007. WED WED 07:30 Mark Steel's in Town b01phj47 (Listen) WED Series 4, Corby WED This week, Mark visits Corby to uncover an unlikely town WED rivalry, the extraordinary story behind a baffling accent, WED and the truth behind the trouser press rumours... WED Additional material by Pete Sinclair. WED Produced by Sam Bryant. WED WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour b009l7jt (Listen) WED Series 6, The Waxwork WED The lad is set to be immortalised in wax, but it's not quite WED how he'd envisaged. Stars Tony Hancock. From November 1959. WED WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00b02bc (Listen) WED Series 4, Episode 8 WED Hovercrafts, ferrets - and the three-toed sloth. Sketches WED and songs with John Cleese and Bill Oddie. From November WED 1966. WED WED 09:00 Winston b007mwhn (Listen) WED Series 1, The Village Fete WED Father enjoys a remarkable recovery, while Nancy makes a big WED decision over the old rogue. Stars Bill Wallis. From May WED 1989. WED WED 09:30 Foul Play b00jtm1q (Listen) WED Series 3, Oh Yes She Is Dead! WED Crime writers Susan Moody and Simon Shaw tackle a charming WED pantomime murder. Simon Brett hosts the murder quiz. From WED January 1998. WED WED 10:00 Paul Gallico - The Snow Goose b01pjrrw (Listen) WED 4 Extra Debut. A disfigured artist and a young girl help a WED wounded bird and find love during Second World War horrors. WED Stars Steven Mackintosh. WED WED 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Swan Moving b01pjrry (Listen) WED 4 Extra Debut. The arrival of a winged visitor ruffles WED feathers in a village where community pride has been WED forgotten. Read by Fiona Walker. WED WED 11:15 Peter Souter - Goldfish Girl b00pn48h (Listen) WED After ten years, Joe clearly remembers everything about WED Ally, but she recalls nothing. Stars Alex Jennings and WED Juliet Stevenson. WED WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour b009l7jt (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00b02bc (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 13:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpsn (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 13:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slqv6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 14:00 HE Bates - Love For Lydia b007jvlh (Listen) WED Episode 7 WED Richardson decides he has to move on. Tom's happy, but storm WED clouds are gathering. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith and Juliet WED Aubrey. WED WED 14:15 Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life b00mzw4l (Listen) WED Kitchen Physic WED Historian Amanda Vickery presents a series which reveals the WED hidden history of home over 400 years. She draws on WED first-hand accounts from letters and diaries, many of which WED have never been heard before. Including songs which have WED been specially recorded for the series. WED From rabies to madness and piles, the housewives of the past WED were expected to concoct medicines which would cure any WED condition. WED Readers: Deborah Findlay, John Sessions, Madeleine Brolly WED and Simon Tcherniak. WED Singers: Gwyneth Herbert and Thomas Guthrie, with David Owen WED Norris at the keyboard. WED A Loftus production for BBC Radio 4. WED WED 14:30 Alan Bennett - More Untold Stories b00ktln4 (Listen) WED Seeing Stars WED The writer recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - WED going to the pictures and seeing his favourite film stars. WED WED 14:45 WE Johns - Biggles Flies North b007lnqr (Listen) WED Biggles Gets a Letter WED Answering an old chum's call for help, the hero pilot flies WED to Fort Beaver. Michael Palin reads Captain WE Johns' WED adventure. WED WED 15:00 Paul Gallico - The Snow Goose b01pjrrw (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] WED WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b01pjs4q (Listen) WED Mel Giedroyc continues Eoin Colfer's story 'The Legend of WED Spud Murphy'. And Dick and Dom go camping in the next WED episode of 'How Dangerous Is Your Holiday?'. WED WED 17:00 Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves b007jqjc (Listen) WED Spode is Unsuccessful WED Gussie upsets his fiancee when he looks elsewhere on the WED menu. PG Wodehouse romp with Richard Briers and Michael WED Hordern. WED WED 17:30 Double Science b012ry02 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] WED WED 18:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnrf (Listen) WED Don't be a Freud WED The time travellers hit 19th century Austria - with Sigmund WED Freud set to reveal his views on telepathy. Stars Amanda WED Donohoe. WED WED 18:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k134 (Listen) WED Episode 2 WED Death sends the teenager to collect three lives, but one of WED them belongs to a princess. With Anton Lesser and Philip WED Jackson. WED WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour b009l7jt (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00b02bc (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 20:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpsn (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 20:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slqv6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Swan Moving b01pjrry (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] WED WED 21:15 Peter Souter - Goldfish Girl b00pn48h (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] WED WED 22:00 Mark Steel's in Town b01phj47 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] WED WED 22:30 Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows b00fl0jv (Listen) WED Football WED The incisive reporter focuses on the joys of lower league WED soccer. Written by and starring Stephen Carlin. From WED November 2008. WED WED 22:45 Jelly Mountain b00fr1z3 (Listen) WED Episode 4 WED Musing on old cuppas and paying with Fool's Gold. Songs and WED stories from Ivor Cutler, with Craig Murray-Orr. From May WED 1996. WED WED 23:00 Mitch Benn's Crimes Against Music b007k0lk (Listen) WED Series 1, Manufactured Bands WED Mitch is trying to prove he's the best musical satirist in WED the world but his nemesis, Richard Stilgoe, is about to WED strike back. WED WED 23:30 If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich? b00sxkvg (Listen) WED Series 3, Rain WED David is terrified that the landlord will find out he WED doesn't live in the flat alone. Stars Tony Slattery. From WED June 1998. WED WED THU THURSDAY 03 JANUARY 2013 THU THU 00:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnrf (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 00:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k134 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpsn (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slqv6 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:00 Winston b007mwhn (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:30 Foul Play b00jtm1q (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 03:00 Paul Gallico - The Snow Goose b01pjrrw (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Swan Moving b01pjrry (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:15 Peter Souter - Goldfish Girl b00pn48h (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:00 Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves b007jqjc (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:30 Double Science b012ry02 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 06:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpt3 (Listen) THU Series 1, A Case of Plagiarism THU Investigator Stephen J Blackburn is called in when a writer THU is convinced his TV script has been pinched. Stars Fine Time THU Fontayne. THU THU 06:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slxy6 (Listen) THU Episode 2 THU At a London film studio, the amateur sleuth probes a dead THU cameraman's relationship to a drowned actress. Read by James THU Wilby. THU THU 07:00 An Actor's Life for Me b00rzqpw (Listen) THU Series 3, The Police Farce THU Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner. Stars John THU Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From January 1993. THU THU 07:30 Births, Deaths and Marriages b01jrqr1 (Listen) THU Episode 4 THU 'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in THU a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with THU the three greatest events in anybody's life. THU Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan THU Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is THU a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any THU wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health THU and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's THU married thousands of women. THU Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been THU parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and THU Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her marriage isn't just THU about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit THU in our new age of austerity. THU There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried THU he'll end up like Malcolm one day while ditzy Anita may get THU her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only THU parent in the office, she's a mother to them all. THU In this episode, Lorna's latest brainwave to let school THU children into the office brings back unhappy memories of THU bullying for Malcolm & Luke and a missing register causes THU chaos. THU Cast: THU Malcolm ...... David Schneider THU Lorna ...... Sarah Hadland THU Anita ...... Sandy McDade THU Luke ...... Russell Tovey THU Mary ...... Sally Bretton THU Lord Jefferson, Patrick, Groom ...... Simon Greenall THU Reader, Woman registering birth ...... Jane Whittenshaw THU Mum, Bride ...... Gina Peach THU Producer: Simon Jacobs THU A Unique production for BBC Radio 4. THU THU 08:00 Parsley Sidings b01pjzbv (Listen) THU Series 1, Who'll Be Mother THU Station Master Horace reveals a surprising talent for child THU minding. Stars Arthur Lowe and Pat Coombs. From January THU 1972. THU THU 08:30 Take It From Here b013m01w (Listen) THU The fall and rise of a Punch and Judy show - and Ron and Eth THU are planning their honeymoon. Stars Jimmy Edwards. From THU April 1950. THU THU 09:00 Unnatural Acts b00l1rz9 (Listen) THU Series 2, Victorian Values THU A political back to basics push puts Caroline in danger, and THU Kit into a maid's outfit. Stars Kit Hollerbach and Jeremy THU Hardy. THU THU 09:30 HR b00hls1b (Listen) THU An Away-Day THU Is team bonding best practiced while senior manager Peter THU and HR's Sam are inebriated? Stars Jonathan Pryce. From THU February 2009. THU THU 10:00 Stella Gibbons - Nightingale Wood b01pjzbx (Listen) THU Episode 1 THU 4 Extra Debut. Hearts beat and minds scheme. The dowdy THU Withers compete with the glittering Springs. Comedy of THU manners. Stars Victoria Hamilton. THU THU 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Plenty Good Fiesta b01pjzbz (Listen) THU 4 Extra Debut. The Spanish Civil War brings refugees to THU England, and one little boy to the attention of a young THU couple. Read by Anna Massey. THU THU 11:15 Nick Warburton - Setting A Glass b01pjzc1 (Listen) THU A man is called to hospital to see his ailing mother, but THU unknowingly does anything to avoid her bedside. Stars James THU Fleet. THU THU 12:00 Parsley Sidings b01pjzbv (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 12:30 Take It From Here b013m01w (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 13:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpt3 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 13:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slxy6 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 14:00 HE Bates - Love For Lydia b007jvln (Listen) THU Episode 8 THU When Richardson finally returns home, a startling discovery THU awaits him. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith and Juliet Aubrey. THU THU 14:15 Ambridge Extra b01pjzc3 (Listen) THU Series 4, Episode 10 THU 'But before you get there, here's a little clue, it'll tell THU you exactly what to do.' But will Joe, Bert Fry and Bert THU Horrobin be able to work out the clue? THU THU 14:30 Alan Bennett - More Untold Stories b00kv7w5 (Listen) THU A Common Assault THU The writer recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the THU spring of 1992 which landed him in hospital. THU THU 14:45 WE Johns - Biggles Flies North b007lzws (Listen) THU At the Three Star Saloon THU When the pilot hero finds his chum is missing from the THU aerodrome, he crosses swords with the evil McBain. Read by THU Michael Palin. THU THU 15:00 Stella Gibbons - Nightingale Wood b01pjzbx (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] THU THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b01pjzc5 (Listen) THU Mel Giedroyc continues Eoin Colfer's 'The Legend of Spud THU Murphy'. And in their popular science series, Dick and Dom THU wrap up for a winter break in 'How Dangerous Is Your THU Holiday?'. THU THU 17:00 King Street Junior b007jncn (Listen) THU Series 7, Endings and Beginnings THU Mixed emotions as the school year draws to a close with Mr THU Holliday's last day in teaching. Stars Karl Howman. From May THU 1992. THU THU 17:30 An Actor's Life for Me b00rzqpw (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] THU THU 18:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnry (Listen) THU On the Buses THU Mistaking it for the night bus, Bernie is a prisoner on the THU time-travelling double-decker. Stars Amanda Donohoe and Karl THU Minns. THU THU 18:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k1c1 (Listen) THU Episode 3 THU Death has fun in the real world, leaving the teenager to run THU his life-collecting business. With Anton Lesser and Carl THU Prekopp. THU THU 19:00 Parsley Sidings b01pjzbv (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 19:30 Take It From Here b013m01w (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 20:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpt3 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 20:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slxy6 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Plenty Good Fiesta b01pjzbz (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] THU THU 21:15 Nick Warburton - Setting A Glass b01pjzc1 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] THU THU 22:00 Births, Deaths and Marriages b01jrqr1 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] THU THU 22:30 Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better THU b00d75nw (Listen) THU Series 2, Honesty THU Mark Watson turns his wit to the subject of virtue, with THU stand-up comedy on the subject of honesty. Tim Key and Tom THU Basden lie, cheat and steal in order to perform their poems THU and songs. THU Mark Watson Makes The World Substantially Better THU He freed the world from the Seven Deadly Sins in his first THU series and now that’s sorted he’s turned his attention to THU the Virtues. But how virtuous and honest is the comedian THU Mark Watson? THU Tim Key tackles the news THU THU 23:00 Radio Shuttleworth b007qs2x (Listen) THU Series 1, Episode 1 THU Sheffield's aspiring singer/songwriter John Shuttleworth THU takes over the BBC airwaves. With Leo Sayer. From November THU 1998. THU THU 23:30 Weak at the Top b00rs8gz (Listen) THU Weak at the Top, Knowing Your Unions THU John Weak discovers nothing is legally binding about a THU legally binding contract. Stars Alexander Armstrong. From THU September 2005. THU THU FRI FRIDAY 04 JANUARY 2013 FRI FRI 00:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnry (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 00:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k1c1 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:00 The Blackburn Files b007jpt3 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00slxy6 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:00 Unnatural Acts b00l1rz9 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:30 HR b00hls1b (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 03:00 Stella Gibbons - Nightingale Wood b01pjzbx (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Plenty Good Fiesta b01pjzbz (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:15 Nick Warburton - Setting A Glass b01pjzc1 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:00 King Street Junior b007jncn (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:30 An Actor's Life for Me b00rzqpw (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 06:00 The Blackburn Files b007jptk (Listen) FRI Series 1, A Case of Haddock and Plaice FRI An elderly couple's time-share cash con sparks investigator FRI Stephen J Blackburn's first case abroad. Stars Fine-Time FRI Fontayne. FRI FRI 06:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00sm4lm (Listen) FRI Episode 3 FRI Trailing a murderous avenger, the amateur detective is led FRI to Lanthorn House - and into a terrifying maze. Read by FRI James Wilby. FRI FRI 07:00 Elephants to Catch Eels b007qcsv (Listen) FRI Series 1, Episode 3 FRI A hairy folk band helps Tamsyn Trelawny and the Cornish FRI smugglers to escape the law. Stars Lucy Speed. From February FRI 2003. FRI FRI 07:30 Just William - Live! b01ph83g (Listen) FRI Aunt Arabelle in Charge FRI Last May, as part of Winchester's Best of British Festival FRI in celebration of the Jubilee, Martin Jarvis performed the FRI second of two of Richmal Crompton's comic classics, live FRI on-stage. FRI In Aunt Arabelle in Charge, William and his faithful Outlaws FRI (Ginger, Douglas and Henry) encounter a strangely complacent FRI six year old who is staying in the village. This odious FRI child turns out to be the hugely famous Anthony Martin, FRI subject of his mother's best-selling books and poems. FRI The Outlaws need to redeem themselves in the admittedly FRI short-sighted eyes of Ginger's journalist aunt. She, FRI equally, is desperate to secure an exclusive interview with FRI the child star. It's soon clear that this wonderfully FRI constructed story is a brilliant parody of - who else - A.A. FRI Milne's Christopher Robin. FRI The packed Winchester audience understood this at once. In FRI Jarvis' inhabitation of both the smug infant and Ginger's FRI aunt, the comedy is unremitting. FRI Can William sort this out and, incidentally, give the FRI horrific child his just desserts? Blackmail is the answer, FRI of course. FRI Performed by Martin Jarvis FRI Director: Rosalind Ayres FRI A Jarvis & Ayres production for BBC Radio 4. FRI FRI 08:00 The Embassy Lark b00spqzf (Listen) FRI A Trip to London FRI British Embassy staff panic with their lease in Tratvia set FRI to expire. Stars Derek Francis and Frank Thornton. From FRI April 1966. FRI FRI 08:30 The Burkiss Way b007js7b (Listen) FRI Series 4, Repeat Yourself the Burkiss Way Part 2 FRI Blankety Blank gets a new host as Nigel Rees, Chris Emmett, FRI Jo Kendall and Fred Harris bring more comedy chaos. From May FRI 1979. FRI FRI 09:00 Millport b0076bn3 (Listen) FRI Series 3, Progressive Rock FRI The islanders are excited over the town's media make-over, FRI but can Irene really leave now? Lynn Ferguson's bitter-sweet FRI comedy. FRI FRI 09:30 Snap b012yvf2 (Listen) FRI Series 3, Episode 4 FRI 4 Extra Premiere. Doug wonders if he can rely on his ex-wife FRI Molly for help during his mum's convalescence. Stars Paul FRI Venables. From August 2005. FRI FRI 10:00 Stella Gibbons - Nightingale Wood b01pkjwp (Listen) FRI Episode 2 FRI Will the young, widowed and pretty Viola Wither escape her FRI stifling in-laws? Comedy of manners, starring Victoria FRI Hamilton. FRI FRI 11:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Sisters b01pkjws (Listen) FRI 4 Extra Debut. Resentment surfaces when Mrs Mason is asked FRI questions about her famous sibling. Is she jealous? Read FRI Sheila Mitchell. FRI FRI 11:15 Hugh Hughes - Floating b01pkjwv (Listen) FRI Fantasy recollections of Hugh Hughes and Sioned Rowlands as FRI the Isle of Anglesey floated off from mainland Wales in FRI April 1982. FRI FRI 12:00 The Embassy Lark b00spqzf (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 12:30 The Burkiss Way b007js7b (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 13:00 The Blackburn Files b007jptk (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 13:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00sm4lm (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 14:00 HE Bates - Love For Lydia b007qgdn (Listen) FRI Episode 9 FRI Visiting Lydia in the sanatorium, Richardson catches up on FRI events with Blackie. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith and Juliet FRI Aubrey. FRI FRI 14:15 HE Bates - Love For Lydia b007q99p (Listen) FRI Episode 10 FRI As he and Blackie help her recovery, Richardson must face up FRI to what love for Lydia really means. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith. FRI FRI 14:30 Alan Bennett - More Untold Stories b00kvq7p (Listen) FRI Staring out of the Window FRI Staring out of the window, Alan muses about what 'being a FRI writer' actually means. FRI FRI 14:45 WE Johns - Biggles Flies North b007m474 (Listen) FRI The Jupiter Heads Northward FRI The legendary pilot faces more trouble from the evil McBain, FRI as he prepares to leave the local saloon. Read by Michael FRI Palin. FRI FRI 15:00 Stella Gibbons - Nightingale Wood b01pkjwp (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] FRI FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b01pkjwx (Listen) FRI Mel Giedroyc with our first story of 2013, Eoin Colfer's FRI 'The Legend of Spud Murphy' and two helpings of Dick and FRI Dom's popular science series 'How Dangerous Is Your Holiday? FRI FRI 17:00 Ballylenon b007k4hw (Listen) FRI Series 1, Episode 2 FRI The highlight of the cultural week in Ballylenon is a FRI 'gramophone record recital'. But is this the start of FRI something big? FRI FRI 17:30 Elephants to Catch Eels b007qcsv (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] FRI FRI 18:00 Andrew McGibbon - The Routemasters b007jnsh (Listen) FRI Wolfie and Beetie FRI Hildegard wants to make music, while Bernie finds out who - FRI or what - is driving the bus. Stars Amanda Donohoe and Karl FRI Minns. FRI FRI 18:30 Terry Pratchett - Mort b007k1l2 (Listen) FRI Episode 4 FRI Death has disappeared - can the teenager stop the life of FRI Princess Keli being collected? With Anton Lesser and Adam FRI Godley. FRI FRI 19:00 The Embassy Lark b00spqzf (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 19:30 The Burkiss Way b007js7b (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 20:00 The Blackburn Files b007jptk (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 20:30 Gervase Fen - Frequent Hearses b00sm4lm (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 21:00 Elizabeth Taylor - Sisters b01pkjws (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] FRI FRI 21:15 Hugh Hughes - Floating b01pkjwv (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] FRI FRI 22:00 Old Harry's Game b007k078 (Listen) FRI Old Harry's Game Christmas Special, Knocking on Heaven's FRI Door FRI Satan's epic quest ends as he meets Death - and Davina FRI McCall. Stars Andy Hamilton and Jimmy Mulville. From January FRI 2003. FRI FRI 22:30 And Now In Colour b007jmn1 (Listen) FRI Series 1, Intercity FRI The team takes the audience to Margate and asks 'Whose FRI Pencil Line is it Anyway?'. With Tim Firth. From March 1990. FRI FRI 23:00 Rigor Mortis b00g43w4 (Listen) FRI Series 3, Episode 2 FRI Ruth's keen to get pregnant, but Anthony's distracted by a FRI potential patient. Stars Peter Davison. From February 2006. FRI FRI 23:30 Half Sketch b007k09x (Listen) FRI Series 4, Episode 2 FRI Alan Titchmarsh offers explosive gardening tips. Northern FRI Ireland's topical comedy troupe. Stars Tim McGarry. From FRI January 2001. FRI

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