07 February, 2014

Radio 4 Extra Listings for 08/02/2014 - 14/02/2014

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SAT SATURDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2014 SAT SAT 00:00 Arthur C Clarke Stories b007jvt0 (Listen) SAT Before Eden SAT Scientists stationed on Venus battle to find signs of life, SAT but what about the impact of their quest? Read by Tim SAT Pigott-Smith. SAT SAT 00:30 Simon Bovey - The Voice of God b007jwlh (Listen) SAT Can You Hear That SAT The colonel plans to fire the sonic weapon and risk a global SAT catastrophe. Stars Clare Corbett and Matthew Dyktynski. SAT SAT 01:00 Miss Marple b007jnl4 (Listen) SAT A Murder Is Announced, Episode 5 SAT Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are SAT revealed. But where is Miss Marple? Stars June Whitfield and SAT Ian Lavender. SAT SAT 01:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007n1gf (Listen) SAT Episode 6 SAT Wine merchant Tony Beach has to deal with some unwanted SAT visitors to his store. Stars Nigel Havers and George SAT Parsons. SAT SAT 02:00 Millport b00762cq (Listen) SAT Series 2, The Verdict SAT The islanders unite to save the Cumbrae Bar, but will Irene SAT fight or head to the mainland? Stars Lynn Ferguson. From SAT June 2001. SAT SAT 02:30 The Change b0076cwf (Listen) SAT Series 2, Episode 3 SAT George's desire to move back in with Carol is not SAT reciprocated. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From SAT February 2003. SAT SAT 03:00 Jill Paton Walsh - A Piece of Justice b010vyt7 (Listen) SAT Mystery and danger threaten Fran when she takes over the SAT biography of mathematician Gideon Summerfield. Stars Barbara SAT Flynn. SAT SAT 04:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m175f (Listen) SAT The Prince's Favourite SAT Written by Emma Barnes. Not long after the death of George SAT IV, a group of visitors are given a tour of the Brighton SAT Pavilion by a servant of the Royal Household. Mr Hodges SAT takes no particular interest in the group until the oldest SAT of the party, a dowdy spinster, drops some remarks which SAT suggest she is less respectable than she seems. Her sister, SAT she reveals, had a connection with the Prince Regent. As the SAT Prince was a notorious womaniser, Mr Hodges immediately SAT scents the whiff of scandal. SAT As they proceed through the marvels of the Pavilion, the old SAT lady seems to be searching for something, beyond the many SAT artefacts on display. Mr Hodges is so curious that he allows SAT her access to the private Royal Apartments, in the hope of SAT discovering more about her and her mysterious sister. The SAT revelation, when it comes, takes Mr Hodges completely by SAT surprise. SAT Read by Claire Skinner SAT Producer/Director: Celia de Wolff SAT A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4. SAT SAT 04:15 Fireworks at the Villa Lucia b0140v3v (Listen) SAT Julie plays fiery Julia to save her husband's career, but SAT what about their marriage? Paul Mendelson's play stars SAT Samantha Bond. SAT SAT 05:00 Huddwinks b00fsmzd (Listen) SAT Series 2, The Fall of the House of Slaithwaite SAT A northern black pudding maker must deal with the SAT consequences of some unexpected ingredients. Stars Roy Hudd. SAT From July 1988. SAT SAT 05:30 Smelling of Roses b007k0v3 (Listen) SAT Series 2, Romance Is Dead SAT Rosie's event management company helps organise a romantic SAT tour for American tourists. Stars Prunella Scales. From June SAT 2001. SAT SAT 06:00 Molly Keane - Good Behaviour b03tqzsh (Listen) SAT The St Charles family hit hard times in this 1920s drama set SAT in Ireland. Short of cash and initiative, their estate is in SAT genteel decline. An overweight daughter, philandering father SAT and a cold mother struggle to maintain an aristocratic SAT fa├žade of Good Behaviour. Stars Frances Tomelty, Annette SAT Crosbie and Ronald Pickup. SAT Molly Keane's novel was dramatised by Shelagh Stephenson. SAT Produced by Eoin O'Callaghan. SAT First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996. SAT SAT 07:30 A Shared Vision b00xj0hp (Listen) SAT Bespectacled poet John Hegley visits Zanzibar in East SAT Africa, taking an old pair of glasses in the hope that SAT someone might be able to use them. From April 2003. SAT SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b01bw4wv (Listen) SAT Series 7, Episode 17 SAT From Bemidji, Minnesota, the American funny man welcomes SAT Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, plus jazz guitarist Sam Miltich. SAT From 2011. SAT SAT 09:00 Jay Rayner Gets Stuffed b03tr1fv (Listen) SAT Food writer and restaurant critic Jay Rayner is known for SAT banging on about the awful - and sometimes lovely - things SAT that cooks do to blameless ingredients. Here, he offers up a SAT few of his own. In a personal selection of deliciously SAT fat-drenched, gut-busting grub-related radio, he looks back SAT and celebrates decades of us mucking around with our food. SAT Jay's choices include: a generous helping of loudmouth chef SAT Anthony Bourdain; a rare appearance from Elizabeth David on SAT The Food Programme; Keith Floyd starring as a Roman chef in SAT a late-night R4 comedy; and Nina Myskow talking to essayist SAT David Sedaris, children's author Judith Kerr and dancer SAT Carlos Acosta about what they really eat. There's a dash of SAT Miles Jupp as Damien Trench, In and Out of the Kitchen; a SAT pinch of sarcasm with The Sunday Format on Gastronimity. We SAT hear from a Philadelpia deli in award-winning documentary SAT One Big Kitchen Table, from a Radio 2 phone-in about the SAT chicken shop with Vanessa Feltz, and from the world of SAT competitive American barbecuing with Russell Davies in You SAT Is What You Eat. "Hog lard, of course that's what killed my SAT grandfather... at 94," says a pork-loving chef from the SAT American South. SAT Made by Testbed Productions for BBC Radio 4 Extra. SAT SAT 12:00 Writing the Century - Omnibus b03tr32y (Listen) SAT Based on the true story of Russian journalist Anna SAT Politkovskaya, who was murdered in 2006. The drama looks at SAT five key events from 1999 leading up to her murder. SAT SAT 13:15 Petrella b007jmdg (Listen) SAT Series 2, Heroes and Villains SAT Confronted with robbery and murder, the detective learns SAT even respected police officers can be suspects. Stars Philip SAT Jackson. SAT SAT 14:00 Dad's Army b007jpkw (Listen) SAT Series 3, A Man of Action SAT When a landmine sparks martial law, a reporter catches SAT Mainwaring in charge. Adapted from TV with Arthur Lowe. From SAT March 1976. SAT SAT 14:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01j9t01 (Listen) SAT From 26/01/1975 SAT The much-loved comedy duo make plans to live apart, and two SAT poets wax lyrical. Guest stars Peters and Lee. From February SAT 1975. SAT SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b01bw4wv (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SAT SAT 16:00 Molly Keane - Good Behaviour b03tqzsh (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SAT SAT 17:30 Warhorses of Letters b03srddp (Listen) SAT Series 3, Episode 4 SAT The last in the series of the epistolary equine love story SAT starring Stephen Fry as Napoleon's horse Marengo and Daniel SAT Rigby as the Duke of Wellington's mount Copenhagen, with an SAT introduction by Tamsin Greig. SAT Old age has come to our horses, and Marengo is sick. SAT Copenhagen is determined that he and his true love will be SAT truly together just once before Marengo quits this earthly SAT life for a new paddock in the sky. SAT In perhaps the most moving exchange of letters ever sent by SAT one horse to another the final act of this tragic love story SAT unfolds. SAT Written by Robbie Hudson and Marie Phillips SAT Produced by Gareth Edwards. SAT Credits SAT Marengo: Stephen Fry SAT Copenhagen: Daniel Rigby SAT Narrator: Tamsin Greig SAT Producer: Gareth Edwards SAT Writer: Marie Phillips SAT Writer: Robbie Hudson SAT SAT 17:45 Political Animals b03ktz1b (Listen) SAT Series 2, Barney and George SAT by Tony Bagley. SAT 2. Barney and George SAT An unreliable dog's eye view of the trials and tribulations SAT of living in the White House. Here, Barney reveals how SAT George broke his heart by being unfaithful with a man called SAT Tony. SAT Directed by Marc Beeby. SAT Credits SAT Barney: Jonathan Forbes SAT Writer: Tony Bagley SAT Director: Marc Beeby SAT SAT 18:00 Atomic Tales b007jx7x (Listen) SAT Night of the Cicadas SAT Small chirruping insects grow huge and hunger for human SAT flesh. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From SAT August 2006. SAT SAT 18:30 The Man in Black b00yng5w (Listen) SAT Series 3, The Printed Name SAT Mark Gatiss introduces Nicholas Pierpan's chilling tale of a SAT writer's devilish pact with a mysterious man. Stars Ewan SAT Bailey. SAT SAT 19:00 Jay Rayner Gets Stuffed b03tr1fv (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SAT SAT 22:00 4 Stands Up b00jzww8 (Listen) SAT Series 3, Episode 5 SAT Chris Addison welcomes three more purveyors of fine comedy - SAT John Gordillo, Francesca Martinez and Andrew Lawrence. From SAT April 2009. SAT SAT 22:30 The Lee Mack Show b00bwzv3 (Listen) SAT Sophie Ellis-Bextor SAT Sophie Ellis-Bextor joins the quick-fire comic for stand-up, SAT sketches and music. With Angela McHale. From March 2005. SAT SAT 23:00 Justin Moorhouse - The Big Am I b00h34d9 (Listen) SAT About to become a dad for a second time, Manchester's Justin SAT Moorhouse has a nagging doubt he may not have got it right SAT the first time round. Mixing stand-up and sketches and aided SAT by a great comedy cast, Justin asks himself a big question - SAT am I a good dad? Written and performed by Justin Moorhouse SAT with additional material by Jim Poyser. Also featuring John SAT Thomson, Steve Edge and Janice Connolly. SAT Produced by Ben Walker. SAT SAT 23:30 Isy Suttie: Pearl and Dave b0196rpc (Listen) SAT Isy Suttie ('Dobby' from Channel 4's 'Peep Show' & double SAT British Comedy Award nominee.) recounts a moving love story SAT involving a socially awkward childhood neighbour (her first SAT pen pal) and a 'well-bred' girl from Surrey - the titular SAT Pearl and Dave. She interweaves the narrative with her own SAT tales of failed relationships, internet dating and eventual SAT happiness, much of which is told through song. Adapted from SAT her sell out Edinburgh 2011 Edinburgh show of the same name. SAT From BBC Radio Comedy. SAT "I'm overjoyed to be doing my Edinburgh show on Radio 4. SAT Having spent a month playing to audiences who'd been rained SAT on all day, some of them dashing in late, I advise listeners SAT to wrap up warm, eat a hearty meal and leave enough time for SAT the journey from the sofa to the radio." Isy Suttie Nov SAT 2011. SAT The Producer is John Pocock. SAT SAT SUN SUNDAY 09 FEBRUARY 2014 SUN SUN 00:00 Atomic Tales b007jx7x (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 00:30 The Man in Black b00yng5w (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b01bw4wv (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 02:00 Writing the Century - Omnibus b03tr32y (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 03:15 Petrella b007jmdg (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday] SUN SUN 04:00 Molly Keane - Good Behaviour b03tqzsh (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 05:30 Warhorses of Letters b03srddp (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 05:45 Political Animals b03ktz1b (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 17:45 on Saturday] SUN SUN 06:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls Omnibus SUN b00mp6nc (Listen) SUN Episode 3 SUN Neely's life is in tatters, but on her return to post-war SUN New York, she agrees to perform on TV. Starring Anne Welles. SUN SUN 07:15 Bill Connor - Cassandra's Good Food Guide b00vcptg (Listen) SUN Episode 2 SUN Personal tales about eating and drinking from the SUN cantankerous and comically opinionated Fleet Street legend SUN "Cassandra" - Bill Connor. SUN Connor reveals his first food memory: Miss Cowie's uneatable SUN porridge. SUN Read by the late Roger Lloyd Pack SUN Producer: Neil Cargill SUN A Pier production for BBC Radio 4. SUN SUN 07:30 Clare in the Community b00hq0nc (Listen) SUN Series 5, Too Cool for School SUN Control freak and social worker, Clare Barker, likes nothing SUN better than interfering in other people's lives on both a SUN professional and personal basis - so making friends isn't SUN easy. However, in this episode she manages it. SUN Cast: SUN Clare ..... Sally Phillips SUN Brian ..... Alex Lowe SUN Helen ..... Liza Tarbuck SUN Ray ..... Richard Lumsden SUN Megan/Nali ..... Nina Conti SUN Irene ..... Ellen Thomas SUN Simon ..... Andrew Wincott SUN Chloe ..... Alex Tregear SUN Mrs Boxer ..... Anna Bengo SUN Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden SUN Produced by Katie Tyrrell. SUN SUN 08:00 The Burkiss Way b00jr7fr (Listen) SUN Series 2, Commemorate Jubilees the Burkiss Way SUN A comedy celebration of the Queen's 25 years on the throne. SUN With Nigel Rees, Chris Emmett and Fred Harris. From January SUN 1977. SUN SUN 08:30 The Ken Dodd Show b03tr5pj (Listen) SUN Doddy's Comic Cuts SUN 4 Extra Debut. What a wonderful day it is for proving SUN married couples can be genuinely happy! Ken has his work cut SUN out. From January 1974. SUN SUN 09:00 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang b00zzwfj (Listen) SUN Ian Fleming's magical tale of a car saved from the scrapyard SUN that takes the Pott family on a fantastic adventure. Stars SUN Imogen Stubbs. SUN SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b03tr6kd (Listen) SUN Animators, Nick Park SUN 4 Extra Debut. From Bob Dylan to Neil Young, Wallace and SUN Gromit creator Nick Park shares his castaway choices with SUN Kirsty Young. From December 2010. SUN SUN 10:45 Bright Young Things b00pfsqt (Listen) SUN The Garden Party SUN Romola Garai reads the first of two stories celebrating the SUN extravagant, cocktail-swilling party people of the 1920s, SUN the 'Bright Young Things'. In today's story, one of SUN Katherine Mansfield's all-time classics, a tragic death SUN threatens to intrude upon the lavish preparations for a SUN rather extravagant summer party. SUN Born in 1888 in New Zealand, Katherine Mansfield is widely SUN considered to be one of the finest short story writers of SUN the early 20th century and was a major influence on the SUN evolution of the modern short story form in Britain and SUN Europe. SUN Written by Katherine Mansfield SUN Read by Romola Garai SUN Abridged by Richard Hamilton SUN Produced by Justine Willett. SUN SUN 11:00 Radio Anarchists b00828ml (Listen) SUN Ned Sherrin tells the story of Coyle and Sharpe, the SUN perpetrators of ludicrous street interviews in 1960s SUN America. From January 2003. SUN SUN 11:30 Take It From the Chorus b007k2rh (Listen) SUN The Chorus on Screen SUN Time for your close-up! Caroline Quentin investigates life SUN among the hoofers and the impact of film and TV. SUN SUN 12:00 Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls Omnibus SUN b00mp6nc (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SUN SUN 13:15 Bill Connor - Cassandra's Good Food Guide b00vcptg (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today] SUN SUN 13:30 Alan Ayckbourn - The Norman Conquests b007mwg7 (Listen) SUN Living Together SUN A weekend of tangled relationships moves to the living room SUN of a country house. Stars Robin Herford and Diane Bull. SUN SUN 15:00 The Burkiss Way b00jr7fr (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 15:30 The Ken Dodd Show b03tr5pj (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show b03tr8lk (Listen) SUN The pick of the week's 4 O'Clock Show, with Mel Giedroyc. SUN SUN 17:00 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang b00zzwfj (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SUN SUN 18:00 Doctor Who b018jsf5 (Listen) SUN The Pyramids of Mars, Episode 5 SUN When the Doctor's plan to destroy Sutekh's missile is SUN foiled, he transports to Egypt to confront his enemy. Fourth SUN Doctor adventure read by Tom Baker. SUN SUN 18:30 Voices From the Grave b007jwn1 (Listen) SUN The Lie SUN Lisa gives up everything for her lover, and wanders a SUN disused psychiatric hospital. Lynn Ferguson's horror tale SUN stars Leslie Ash. SUN SUN 19:00 Radio Anarchists b00828ml (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] SUN SUN 19:30 Take It From the Chorus b007k2rh (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today] SUN SUN 20:00 The Burkiss Way b00jr7fr (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 20:30 The Ken Dodd Show b03tr5pj (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b03tr6kd (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] SUN SUN 21:45 Bright Young Things b00pfsqt (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today] SUN SUN 22:00 Clare in the Community b00hq0nc (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] SUN SUN 22:30 1966 and All That b010hcwh (Listen) SUN The 1960s SUN It's time for 'flour power' and suddenly everything turns SUN cool! Craig Brown's satirical history of Britain. From SUN September 2006. SUN SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews b03w0l39 (Listen) SUN The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight there's more Celtic SUN gangsta rapping as Arthur Smith is joined by The SUN Rubberbandits. SUN SUN 23:00 Vent b01f9xz7 (Listen) SUN Series 3, Stirrings in the Night SUN In Ben's mind, Byron offers sweet texts of love. In reality, SUN Mary ponders their marriage. Comatose comedy with Neil SUN Pearson. From December 2009. SUN SUN 23:30 Jon Ronson On b0076q2k (Listen) SUN Series 1, Magical Moments SUN Jeremy Dyson's father changed his life with a trip to a SUN Blackpool joke shop, and Danny Wallace takes it upon himself SUN to perform random acts of kindness. From January 2005. SUN SUN MON MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2014 MON MON 00:00 Doctor Who b018jsf5 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday] MON MON 00:30 Voices From the Grave b007jwn1 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday] MON MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b03tr6kd (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday] MON MON 01:45 Bright Young Things b00pfsqt (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday] MON MON 02:00 Radio Anarchists b00828ml (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday] MON MON 02:30 Take It From the Chorus b007k2rh (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday] MON MON 03:00 The Burkiss Way b00jr7fr (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday] MON MON 03:30 Alan Ayckbourn - The Norman Conquests b007mwg7 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday] MON MON 05:00 Ian Fleming - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang b00zzwfj (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday] MON MON 06:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1w35 (Listen) MON Series 1, Vanished MON The detectives probe a man's disappearance en route to MON Leeds. Brian B Thompson's thriller stars Robert Daws and MON Duncan Preston. MON MON 06:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007n9gl (Listen) MON Episode 7 MON Kenneth Junior makes a request from hospital, and Tony MON learns more about the mysterious Paul Young. Stars Nigel MON Havers. MON MON 07:00 One Foot in the Grave b007jmxg (Listen) MON Alive and Buried MON Grumpy Victor Meldrew is about to lose his job. Adapted from MON TV, with Richard Wilson and Annette Crosbie. From January MON 1995. MON MON 07:30 The Unbelievable Truth b03srj01 (Listen) MON Series 12, Episode 6 MON David Mitchell hosts the panel game in which four comedians MON are encouraged to tell lies and compete against one another MON to see how many items of truth they're able to smuggle past MON their opponents. MON Henning Wehn, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy and Victoria Coren MON Mitchell are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate MON inaccuracy on subjects as varied as the British, beetles, MON the Clergy and novels. MON The show is devised by Graeme Garden and Jon Naismith, the MON team behind Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. MON Producer: Jon Naismith MON A Random Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4. MON Credits MON Presenter: David Mitchell MON Panellist: Henning Wehn MON Panellist: Graeme Garden MON Panellist: Jeremy Hardy MON Panellist: Victoria Coren Mitchell MON Producer: Jon Naismith MON MON 08:00 Round the Horne b00tb9j7 (Listen) MON Series 4, Episode 12 MON Kenneth Horne makes Fleet Street headlines, and visits the MON Bona Private Detective Agency. With Betty Marsden and MON Kenneth Williams. From May 1968. MON MON 08:30 The Navy Lark b0178zz9 (Listen) MON The Put-a-Horse-Out-to-Graze Fund MON Chief Petty Officer Pertwee starts fundraising for a cause - MON his own financial black hole. Stars Jon Pertwee. From May MON 1971. MON MON 09:00 Bleak Expectations b00cxvxj (Listen) MON Series 2, Chapter the Second: A Re-Kippered Life Smashed MON Some More MON By Mark Evans MON Volume Two, Chapter the Second: MON A Re-Kippered Life Smashed Some More MON In which listeners are invited to marvel at the engineering MON genius of the early railways, including a tunnel made of MON beef and pastry and a man who sends loud telegrams to say MON "He's on the train. Stop." But as Pip travels the length and MON breadth of the land in search of his beloved school could it MON be that there is another even more sinister plan underway? MON And will the evil Mister Benevolent be involved somehow? MON Yes! And yes again! MON Sir Philip...........................Richard Johnson MON Mr Benevolent.......................Anthony Head MON Sternbeater...................Geoffrey Whitehead MON Harry Biscuit......................James Bachman MON Young Pip..................................Tom Allen MON Lily.....................................Sarah Hadland MON Mr Parsimonious...............Laurence Howarth MON Pippa........................................Susy Kane MON Sundry railwaymen.....................Mark Evans MON Produced by Gareth Edwards. MON MON 09:30 When the Dog Dies b00s9l4y (Listen) MON Series 1, The Rival Granddad MON Ronnie Corbett reunites with the writers of his hit series MON Sorry - Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent - for a sitcom about MON Sandy Hopper, a granddad happily growing old along with his MON dog Henry and his lodger, Dolores (Liza Tarbuck). MON In this third episode, The Rival Granddad, we meet Sandy's MON grandson Tyson's other Granddad - Rex - who is a popular MON swashbuckling figure of a man, Tyson's hero and thus the MON bane of Sandy's life. Sandy's chance to get even comes when MON he takes Tyson and his sister Zoe to a new Adventure Park MON featuring dinosaurs, sharks and a great many light-fingered MON monkeys. Can Sandy's lodger, Dolores, save Sandy from an MON utter fiasco? MON Sandy ..... Ronnie Corbett MON Ellie ..... Tilly Vosburgh MON Dolores ..... Liza Tarbuck MON Tyson ..... Daniel Bridle MON Mrs Pompom ..... Sally Grace MON Blake ..... Jonathan Aris MON Zoe ..... Amelia Clarkson MON The producer is Liz Anstee, and this is a CPL production for MON BBC Radio 4. MON MON 10:00 Charles Dickens b0081s0d (Listen) MON Hard Times, Episode 1 MON The arrival of a circus challenges the provincial thinking MON of two local businessmen. Stars Kenneth Cranham and Philip MON Jackson. MON MON 11:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17ft (Listen) MON The Indian Hospital MON Written by Kellie Jackson MON It is 1915 and Brighton's Royal Pavilion is transformed into MON a hospital for Indian Soldiers. A goodwill visit from the MON King and Queen has a disturbing impact on two young Gurkha MON brothers. MON Read by Judy Parfitt MON Producer/Director: Celia de Wolff MON A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4. MON MON 11:15 Loose Ends b03tr28x (Listen) MON Chris O'Dowd, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Peter Andre, Wayne MON Sleep, Bombay Bicycle Club, Nine Below Zero MON Clive's in the IT Crowd with actor Chris O'Dowd, who talks MON about creating and starring in the second series of Moone MON Boy - a fantastic comedy which centres on a twelve-year-old MON boy who has an imaginary friend. MON Clive's stargazing with Space scientist Dr Maggie MON Aderin-Pocock, MBE, who is the new co-host of the MON long-running astronomy TV programme 'The Sky at Night'. MON Mysterious Girl Emma Freud talks to singer, businessman and MON television personality Peter Andre about his new song 'Kid', MON which features on the soundtrack of the new comedy adventure MON film Mr. Peabody and Sherman. MON Clive's on point with dancer and choreographer Wayne Sleep MON OBE, whose new TV series 'Big Ballet' follows a troupe of MON plus size amateurs as they attempt to realise their dream of MON dancing Swan Lake. MON With music from Bombay Bicycle Club, who perform 'Luna' from MON their album 'So Long See You Tomorrow'. And from Ben Waters MON and Nine Below Zero, who perform 'Uncle In Harlem' from MON Ben's album 'Live in London.' MON Producer: Sukey Firth. MON Clips MON empty MON empty MON empty MON See all clips from Chris O'Dowd, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Peter MON Andre, Wayne Sleep, Bombay Bicycle Club, Nine Below Zero (3) MON Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MON ‘The Sky At Night’ is on Sunday 9th February at 22.00 on BBC MON Four. MON Chris O'Dowd MON Series two of ‘Moone Boy’ starts on Monday 17th February at MON 21.00 on Sky 1 HD. MON Peter Andre MON Mr. Peabody and Sherman is showing in UK cinemas from Friday MON 7th February. MON Wayne Sleep MON ‘Big Ballet’ is on Thursday 13th February at 21.00 on MON Channel 4. MON Bombay Bicycle Club MON 'So Long See You Tomorrow' is available now on Universal / MON Island. MON Bombay Bicycle Club are touring throughout March. They play MON O2 Academy, Leeds on Sunday 2nd, 02 Academy, Glasgow on MON Monday 3rd and Aberdeen Music Hall on Tuesday 4th. Check MON their website for further tour dates. MON Ben Waters and Nine Below Zero MON 'Live In London' is available now. MON Ben Waters and Nine Below Zero are playing at The Stables, MON Milton Keynes on Thursday 13th and Robin 2, Bilston on MON Friday 14th and Floral Pavilion, New Brighton on Saturday MON 15th February. Check their website for further dates. MON MON 12:00 Round the Horne b00tb9j7 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] MON MON 12:30 The Navy Lark b0178zz9 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] MON MON 13:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1w35 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] MON MON 13:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007n9gl (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] MON MON 14:00 15 Minute Drama b00j62vl (Listen) MON AM Homes - This Book Will Save Your Life, Episode 1 MON Penny Leicester's adaptation of the novel by AM Homes. MON Richard Novak has spent most of life getting rich in LA and MON avoiding people. Things are about to change. MON Narrator ...... Darcy Halsey MON Richard ...... Tony Pasqualini MON Anhil ...... Mueen Jahan Ahmad MON Ex wife ...... Adriana Sevan MON With JB Blanc, Logan Fahey, Lisa Pelikan MON Directed by Tim Dee. MON MON 14:15 A Short History of Ireland b007k447 (Listen) MON The Adventure of Captain Francisco de Cuellar; The Wild MON Irish are Barbarous and Most Filthy MON The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With MON Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty. MON MON 14:30 Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner b007zgqv (Listen) MON Episode 6 MON Amir embraces America, but a call from Afghanistan stirs up MON painful memories. Kulvinder Ghir reads Khaled Hosseini's MON novel. MON MON 14:45 Miles Kington - Someone Like Me b00dp3qs (Listen) MON Episode 1 MON Reading his eccentric childhood musings, the much-missed MON broadcaster, writer and musician shares the tale of his MON stolen pram. MON MON 15:00 Charles Dickens b0081s0d (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] MON MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b03trtrk (Listen) MON Mel salutes the humble wellie boot, takes us on a tour of a MON pasta factory and hears from climber Alain Robert. Plus MON there's the first part of A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy MON Doyle. MON MON 17:00 At Home With Hinge and Bracket b008qq3d (Listen) MON Episode 4 MON Renowned clarinettist and broadcaster Jack Brymer joins the MON dear ladies for songs and conversation. From December 1990. MON MON 17:30 One Foot in the Grave b007jmxg (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] MON MON 18:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1h2g (Listen) MON Series 1, The Sphere MON Abby and Zara are not real. They were created by MON pan-dimensional beings to help save space and time. Starring MON Ciara Janson. MON Abby - Ciara Janson MON Zara - Laura Doddington MON Marek - Fraser James MON Daniel - David Warner MON Nan - Patricia Brake MON Nicholas - Alex Mallinson MON Written by Simon Guerrier MON Directed by Lisa Bowerman MON A Big Finish Production. MON MON 19:00 Round the Horne b00tb9j7 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] MON MON 19:30 The Navy Lark b0178zz9 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] MON MON 20:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1w35 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] MON MON 20:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007n9gl (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] MON MON 21:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17ft (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] MON MON 21:15 Loose Ends b03tr28x (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] MON MON 22:00 The Unbelievable Truth b03srj01 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] MON MON 22:30 Bleak Expectations b00cxvxj (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] MON MON 23:00 The Now Show b03t3dvv (Listen) MON Series 42, Episode 5 MON Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Canadian vlogger MON IISuperwomanII plus Angela Barnes, Mitch Benn and Laura MON Shavin for a comic run through the week's news. MON Written by the cast with additional material from Andy MON Wolton and Jon Hunter. Produced by Colin Anderson. MON Clip MON empty MON Credits MON Presenter: Steve Punt MON Presenter: Hugh Dennis MON Performer: Mitch Benn MON Performer: Laura Shavin MON Performer: Angela Barnes MON Writer: Andy Wolton MON Writer: Sarah Morgan MON Writer: Kev Cor MON Producer: Colin Anderson MON MON 23:30 Genius b00brvcm (Listen) MON Series 1, Episode 4 MON From bunk chairs to helium-filled bubble wrap, Dave Gorman MON asks Neil Innes to select the public's best loopy idea. From MON November 2005. MON MON TUE TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2014 TUE TUE 00:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1h2g (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 01:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1w35 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 01:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007n9gl (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 02:00 Bleak Expectations b00cxvxj (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 02:30 When the Dog Dies b00s9l4y (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 03:00 Charles Dickens b0081s0d (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 04:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17ft (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 04:15 Loose Ends b03tr28x (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday] TUE TUE 05:00 At Home With Hinge and Bracket b008qq3d (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 05:30 One Foot in the Grave b007jmxg (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 06:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1whb (Listen) TUE Series 1, Story TUE A journalist has fallen from a building - but was she TUE pushed? The detectives investigate. Stars Robert Daws and TUE Duncan Preston. TUE TUE 06:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007ncw9 (Listen) TUE Episode 8 TUE Tony Beach and his detective chum Gerard MacGregor attempt TUE to unearth the true identity of Paul Young. Stars Nigel TUE Havers. TUE TUE 07:00 Babblewick Hall b01n21l1 (Listen) TUE Episode 2 TUE Defying his canny manservant, radical squire Fenton sets out TUE to reform beetroots. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost. From January TUE 1996. TUE TUE 07:30 Dilemma b03szh9f (Listen) TUE Series 3, Episode 1 TUE Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel TUE show where she puts four guests through the moral and TUE ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced TUE dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. TUE This week, Sue is joined by comedians Kerry Godliman and TUE John-Luke Roberts, journalist and broadcaster Julia TUE Hartley-Brewer and ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle, who TUE collectively attempt to resolve dilemmas based around TUE dinosaur bones, injured guinea pigs, and unethical banks. TUE They also assert their moral correctness over giving TUE directions and selling state secrets. TUE The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian TUE Danielle Ward. TUE "A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times) TUE Presenter ... Sue Perkins TUE Devised by ... Danielle Ward TUE Producer ... Ed Morrish. TUE Clip TUE empty TUE Credits TUE Presenter: Sue Perkins TUE Panellist: Kerry Godliman TUE Panellist: Clarke Carlisle TUE Panellist: Julia Hartley-Brewer TUE Panellist: John-Luke Roberts TUE Producer: Ed Morrish TUE TUE 08:00 The Goon Show b0089j6x (Listen) TUE The Choking Horror TUE Hair-raising events for Neddie Seagoon when London's TUE monuments are sabotaged. Stars Harry Secombe. From February TUE 1956. TUE TUE 08:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01jl8hs (Listen) TUE Eric reckons Ern needs to spruce up his act, so how about TUE writing a musical? Guest star Salena Jones. From February TUE 1975. TUE TUE 09:00 The Now Show b03t3dvv (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 09:30 Genius b00brvcm (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 23:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 10:00 Charles Dickens b0081t1f (Listen) TUE Hard Times, Episode 2 TUE With Tom at his bank, Bounderby weds Louisa while Stephen TUE angers the union. Dickens adaptation stars Kenneth Cranham TUE and Eleanor Bron. TUE TUE 11:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17fx (Listen) TUE Youthful Folly TUE By Sylvestra Le Touzel Teale. TUE The breaking of a cherished mirror, seems like an omen to TUE Frances Hughes, fifty, and on tour at the Theatre Royal. TUE Twenty eight years earlier, in Brighton, in love, and about TUE to make her West End debut in a play with a cast three times TUE her age, she had been captivated by her first visit to the TUE Pavilion, which seemed to embody her dreams of glory and TUE romance. Once again she is drawn to the baroque palace, and TUE finds its fading splendour awakens old ghosts. TUE Read by Sophie Thompson TUE Producer/Director: Celia de Wolff TUE A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4. TUE TUE 11:15 Martyn Wade - Dogged Persistence b009xytf (Listen) TUE Maureen and Veronica are brought together by a troublesome TUE dog. Stars Joan Sims and Elizabeth Spriggs. Recorded on TUE location. TUE TUE 12:00 The Goon Show b0089j6x (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] TUE TUE 12:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01jl8hs (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] TUE TUE 13:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1whb (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] TUE TUE 13:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007ncw9 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] TUE TUE 14:00 15 Minute Drama b00jdjq8 (Listen) TUE AM Homes - This Book Will Save Your Life, Episode 2 TUE Penny Leicester's adaptation of the novel by AM Homes. TUE Richard Novak's meals were previously prepared for him by a TUE nutritionist, but now he has remembered how tasty donuts TUE are. Is his life falling apart or starting over? TUE Narrator ...... Darcy Halsey TUE Richard ...... Tony Pasqualini TUE Anhil ...... Mueen Jahan Ahmad TUE Cecelia ...... Adriana Sevan TUE Cynthia ...... Lisa Pelikan TUE Dr Lusardi ...... JB Blanc TUE Ben ...... Logan Fahey TUE Directed by Tim Dee. TUE TUE 14:15 A Short History of Ireland b007k45f (Listen) TUE A Fit House for an Outlaw, a Meet Bed for a Rebel and an Apt TUE Cloak for a Thief; The Capture TUE A look at 16th-Century fashion, Irish style and the capture TUE of one of Ireland's most powerful Gaelic chieftains, Hugh TUE O'Donnell. TUE TUE 14:30 Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner b007zj0d (Listen) TUE Episode 7 TUE Amir returns to Kabul to search for his friend's orphaned TUE son. Kulvinder Ghir reads Khaled Hosseini's novel. TUE TUE 14:45 Miles Kington - Someone Like Me b00dp6f6 (Listen) TUE Episode 2 TUE Frog-like Aunt Flo and Uncle Walter's fascination with fig TUE leaves. The much-missed writer recalls his eccentric TUE childhood. TUE TUE 15:00 Charles Dickens b0081t1f (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] TUE TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b03trysp (Listen) TUE Mel says Happy Birthday to Dragon's Den star Deborah Meaden, TUE and raises a marmalade sandwich to Paddington Bear. Plus TUE there's the next part of A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy TUE Doyle. TUE TUE 17:00 Up the Garden Path b007w43j (Listen) TUE Series 1, New Year, Old Problems TUE Teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men. TUE Sue Limb's comedy stars Imelda Staunton. From November 1987. TUE TUE 17:30 Babblewick Hall b01n21l1 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] TUE TUE 18:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1lpf (Listen) TUE Series 1, The Fog TUE Abby and Zara arrive in Compton in 1912, where they sample TUE local beer and get arrested. Stars Ciara Janson and David TUE Warner. TUE Abby - Ciara Janson TUE Zara - Laura Doddington TUE Marek - Fraser James TUE Daniel - David Warner TUE Nan - Patricia Brake TUE Nicholas - Alex Mallinson TUE Written by Simon Guerrier TUE Directed by Lisa Bowerman TUE A Big Finish Production. TUE TUE 19:00 The Goon Show b0089j6x (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] TUE TUE 19:30 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01jl8hs (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] TUE TUE 20:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1whb (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] TUE TUE 20:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007ncw9 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] TUE TUE 21:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17fx (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] TUE TUE 21:15 Martyn Wade - Dogged Persistence b009xytf (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] TUE TUE 22:00 Dilemma b03szh9f (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] TUE TUE 22:30 The Castle b00gs3kv (Listen) TUE Series 2, Pool Party of Doom TUE Hie ye to "The Castle", a rollicking sitcom set way back TUE then, starring James Fleet ("The Vicar Of Dibley", "Four TUE Weddings & A Funeral") and Neil Dudgeon ("Life Of Riley") TUE In this episode, a heatwave and an archaeological excavation TUE leads to an unexpected swimming pool... TUE Cast: TUE Sir John Woodstock ..... James Fleet TUE Sir William De Warenne ...... Neil Dudgeon TUE Lady Anne Woodstock ..... Montserrat Lombard TUE Cardinal Duncan ...... Jonathan Kydd TUE Lady Charlotte ....... Ingrid Oliver TUE Master Henry Woodstock ...... Steven Kynman TUE Merlin ...... Lewis Macleod TUE Written by Kim Fuller with additional material by Paul TUE Alexander TUE Music by Guy Jackson TUE Produced and directed by David Tyler TUE A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4. TUE TUE 23:00 Rudy's Rare Records b00nsfzp (Listen) TUE Series 1, Take Me Home, Country Roads TUE Granddad, father and son collide in this family sitcom set TUE in a Birmingham record shop. Starring Lenny Henry. TUE Rudy Sharpe (Larrington Walker) owns an old record store in TUE Birmingham - the last bastion of black music in Handsworth. TUE When he suffers a 'heart attack', his neurotic, middle-aged, TUE middle-class, divorcee son Adam (Lenny Henry) and TUE 17-year-old grandson Richie (Joe Jacobs) come up from London TUE to look after him. TUE Crammed together, living in the tiny flat above the shop, TUE the three men are set to clash on a daily basis. While Rudy TUE and Richie share a love of reggae and soul music, Adam is TUE the odd one out - thanks to his tastes in classical music. TUE Written by Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell from an original TUE idea by Lenny Henry. Produced by Lucy Armitage. TUE The first of four series originally broadcast on BBC Radio TUE 4. From 2008. TUE Music Played TUE Jimmy Cliff TUE Miss Jamaica TUE Jimmy Cliff TUE Hard Road to Travel TUE Nicky Thomas TUE Love of the Common People TUE Dave & Ansel Collins TUE Monkey Spanner TUE Desmond Dekker TUE You Can Get It If You Really Want TUE Greyhound TUE Black and White TUE Gregory Isaacs TUE Night Nurse TUE Episode Playlist TUE Jimmy Cliff - TUE Miss Jamaica TUE Jimmy Cliff - TUE Hard Road to Travel TUE Nicky Thomas - TUE Love of the Common People TUE Dave & Ansi Collins - TUE Monkey Spanner TUE Desmond Dekker - TUE You Can Get It If You Really Want TUE Greyhound - TUE Black and White TUE Gregory Isaacs - TUE Night Nurse TUE TUE 23:30 Dave Podmore b007r4mh (Listen) TUE Dave Podmore's Cricket Fix, Episode 4 TUE The sporting legend tries to gauge the English team's TUE success in his own murky way. Stars Christopher Douglas. TUE From June 2001. TUE TUE WED WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2014 WED WED 00:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1lpf (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 01:00 Trueman and Riley b00j1whb (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 01:30 Dick Francis - Proof b007ncw9 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday] WED WED 02:00 The Now Show b03t3dvv (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday] WED WED 02:30 Genius b00brvcm (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 23:30 on Monday] WED WED 03:00 Charles Dickens b0081t1f (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:00 Pavilion Pieces b00m17fx (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:15 Martyn Wade - Dogged Persistence b009xytf (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:00 Up the Garden Path b007w43j (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:30 Babblewick Hall b01n21l1 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 06:00 Trueman and Riley b00j2510 (Listen) WED Series 1, Bond WED Suspicion erupts at a James Bond convention as the WED detectives search for a stolen ring. Stars Robert Daws and WED Duncan Preston. WED WED 06:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq1v (Listen) WED The Devil's Foot, Episode 1 WED As Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective rests in deepest WED Cornwall, death strikes a local family. Read by James WED Nickerson. WED WED 07:00 The Leopard in Autumn b00s5xtl (Listen) WED Series 2, The Bonfire of the Sanities WED Plethora plots to get rid of a crowd of peasants while WED bumping up Monte Guano's coffers. Stars Sian Philips. From WED May 2002. WED WED 07:30 Mark Steel's in Town b03sztxc (Listen) WED Series 5, Birkenhead WED Mark Steel returns to Radio 4 for a fifth series of the WED award winning show that travels around the country, WED researching the history, heritage and culture of six towns WED that have nothing in common but their uniqueness, and does a WED bespoke evening of comedy in each one. WED As every high street slowly morphs into a replica of the WED next, Mark Steel's in Town celebrates the parochial, the WED local and the unusual. From Corby's rivalry with Kettering WED to the word you can't say in Portland, the show has taken in WED the idiosyncrasies of towns up and down the country, from WED Kirkwall to Penzance, from Holyhead to Bungay. WED This edition comes from Birkenhead, Wirral, where the WED landscape may be dominated by the shipyard but the local WED life has also included monks, a "Bantam Army", one of the WED quirkiest bands in the country, and a pub inside a WED barbershop. You will also find out why this edition of Mark WED Steel's In Town was probably the inspiration for Woody WED Allen's Manhattan. WED Written and performed by ... Mark Steel WED Additional material by ... Pete Sinclair WED Production co-ordinator ... Trudi Stevens WED Producer ... Ed Morrish. WED Clip WED empty WED Credits WED Performer: Mark Steel WED Writer: Mark Steel WED Writer: Pete Sinclair WED Producer: Ed Morrish WED WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour b007jsvk (Listen) WED Series 5, The Election Candidate WED The lad battles for a seat in Parliament. Stars Tony WED Hancock, Sid James, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams. From WED March 1958. WED WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00h8kxm (Listen) WED Series 8, Episode 12 WED Oedipus Rex gets the Radio Prune treatment, and a Whitehall WED farce with a twist. With John Cleese and Bill Oddie. From WED May 1970. WED WED 09:00 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse b00jjn19 (Listen) WED Series 3, The Man in the Garden WED Series of three comic plays starring Stanley Baxter. WED A lonely lady on a holiday in the remote West Highlands of WED Scotland finds herself falling in love with two members of WED the same family, born 60 years apart. By Rona Munro. WED Duncan ...... Stanley Baxter WED Ellie ...... Penelope Wilton WED Receptionist ...... Bill Paterson WED Directed by Marilyn Imrie WED A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4. WED WED 09:30 All the Way from Memphis b00mdyl9 (Listen) WED Series 2, Episode 4 WED James Walton's pop music history quiz with Andrew Collins, WED Tracey MacLeod, Dave Gorman and Mary Anne Hobbs. From June WED 2006. WED WED 10:00 Charles Dickens b0081vdy (Listen) WED Hard Times, Episode 3 WED Blamed for the robbery, Stephen disappears. Harthouse sets WED his sights on Louisa. Dickens adaptation stars Kenneth WED Cranham and Philip Jackson. WED WED 11:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbl9q (Listen) WED Come On Up to the House WED 'Come On Up to the House', by acclaimed Scottish writer A L WED Kennedy, is the first in a series of stories inspired by the WED distinctive world created by the legendary musician Tom WED Waits - a dark and sometimes sleazy world peopled by WED down-at-heel characters on the edge of society, or outcasts WED singing of loss and longing. In this story, inspired by a WED Waits track of the same name, a man finds himself reaching WED out to a perfect stranger in the wee small hours of the WED morning. WED The reader is the acclaimed actor, Peter Capaldi, best known WED for his film roles in Local Hero and more recently In the WED Loop, in which he reprised his extraordinary creation, spin WED doctor Malcolm Tucker from Armando Iannucci's The Thick of WED It. WED Author: A L Kennedy is a distinguished Scottish author and WED stand-up comedian who has won awards both for her short WED stories and novels. In 2003 she was nominated by Granta WED magazine as one of 20 'Best of Young British Novelists'. WED Produced by Justine Willett. WED Clip WED empty WED WED 11:15 Andy Barrett - The Perfect Wood b007jtmh (Listen) WED Is Bill's success at the Bowls Club under threat, now WED thrusting young Matt is involved? Stars Stephanie Cole and WED Geoffrey Palmer. WED WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour b007jsvk (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00h8kxm (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 13:00 Trueman and Riley b00j2510 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 13:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq1v (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 14:00 15 Minute Drama b00jdjtr (Listen) WED AM Homes - This Book Will Save Your Life, Episode 3 WED Penny Leicester's adaptation of the novel by AM Homes. WED Richard's life is changing. He is still making millions but WED he has become an accidental hero as well, befriending a WED crying woman and rescuing a horse. Is he happier? WED Narrator ...... Darcy Halsey WED Richard ...... Tony Pasqualini WED Anhil ...... Mueen Jahan Ahmad WED Cecilia ...... Adriana Sevan WED Cynthia ...... Lisa Pelikan WED Dr Lusardi ...... JB Blanc WED Ben ...... Logan Fahey WED Directed by Tim Dee. WED WED 14:15 A Short History of Ireland b007k46g (Listen) WED The Escape of Red Hugh O'Donnell; The Pirate Queen of WED Connacht WED The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With WED Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty. WED WED 14:30 Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner b007zlbv (Listen) WED Episode 8 WED In Kabul, Amir is forced to meet a powerful Talib for help WED with his search. Kulvinder Ghir reads Khaled Hosseini's WED novel. WED WED 14:45 Miles Kington - Someone Like Me b00dpg1d (Listen) WED Episode 3 WED Gossip, siestas and his brother's attempt to play a corpse. WED The much-missed broadcaster recalls his eccentric childhood. WED WED 15:00 Charles Dickens b0081vdy (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] WED WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b03ttmvs (Listen) WED Sir Tom Jones reveals his Inheritance Tracks and Mel meets a WED man who had a close encounter with a ghost, plus our current WED story A Greyhound of a Girl, by Roddy Doyle. WED WED 17:00 A Whole New Ball Game b00fzwp9 (Listen) WED Series 2, Brief Encounter WED A tale of jealousy, deceit and football unfolds when Robert WED attends a rival school. Stars Desmond Barrit. From November WED 1994. WED WED 17:30 The Leopard in Autumn b00s5xtl (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] WED WED 18:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1wsj (Listen) WED Series 1, The End WED Space pirate Kreekpolt knows Abby and Zara can save his WED daughter's life, even at the cost of their own. Stars Ciara WED Janson. WED Abby - Ciara Janson WED Zara - Laura Doddington WED Marek - Fraser James WED Earl Kreekpolt - Michael Keating WED Garstang - Roger Watkins WED First Pirate - Alex Mallinson WED Persephone - Lisa Bowerman WED Daniel - David Warner WED Uncle Lindsay - Colin Spaull WED Written by Simon Guerrier WED Directed by Lisa Bowerman WED A Big Finish Production. WED WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour b007jsvk (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00h8kxm (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 20:00 Trueman and Riley b00j2510 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 20:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq1v (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 21:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbl9q (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] WED WED 21:15 Andy Barrett - The Perfect Wood b007jtmh (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] WED WED 22:00 Mark Steel's in Town b03sztxc (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] WED WED 22:30 Shappi Talk b00lh4yp (Listen) WED Series 1, Racism WED Iranian comedian Shappi Khorsandi was brought to this WED country and a child and grew up in a very unusual and un WED British family. WED Her father was one of Iran's top satirists and the family WED were forced to leave their home country as her father was WED termed a political dissident. As she grew up, it became WED apparent that the Khorsandi household was a little different WED from some of the families that Shappi had been friends with. WED Shappi Talk takes this alternative background for Shappi to WED host a four part comedy series where she takes four elements WED of this upbringing to hilariously reveal what it was like WED growing up in a non-British family. WED Joining Shappi will be comedian Felix Dexter who was born in WED St Kitts and moved to the UK as a child and each week Shappi WED also chats to another guest 'on location' and this time WED she's joined by Meera Syal. WED There'll also be a song from comedian Hils Barker. WED Producer: Paul Russell WED An Open Mike Production for BBC Radio 4. WED WED 23:00 Old Harry's Game b007jmd4 (Listen) WED Series 3, The Beautiful Game WED Satan decides to hold a major football tournament in Hell - WED The Underworld Cup. Devilishly funny sitcom stars Andy WED Hamilton. From April 1999. WED WED 23:30 Angelos Epithemiou's Big Issue b01qfr6j (Listen) WED The burger van owner from BBC2's Shooting Stars examines the WED state of the environment. Stars Renton Skinner. From July WED 2010. WED WED THU THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2014 THU THU 00:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1wsj (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:00 Trueman and Riley b00j2510 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq1v (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:00 The Stanley Baxter Playhouse b00jjn19 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:30 All the Way from Memphis b00mdyl9 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 03:00 Charles Dickens b0081vdy (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbl9q (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:15 Andy Barrett - The Perfect Wood b007jtmh (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:00 A Whole New Ball Game b00fzwp9 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:30 The Leopard in Autumn b00s5xtl (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 06:00 Trueman and Riley b00j272j (Listen) THU Series 1, Speed THU Angry Riley's on a course, putting him on the trail of a THU familiar ex-con from Hull. Stars Robert Daws and Duncan THU Preston. THU THU 06:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq28 (Listen) THU The Devil's Foot, Episode 2 THU Tragedy in a Cornish village leads Holmes and Watson deep THU into the soul of a man hellbent on revenge. Read by James THU Nickerson. THU THU 07:00 The Alan Davies Show b00898wy (Listen) THU Episode 3 THU After playing a gay miner, the struggling actor finds THU greater fame dressed as a strawberry. With Ronnie Ancona. THU From June 1998. THU THU 07:30 Mitch Benn Is the 37th Beatle b03szxdh (Listen) THU Musical satirist Mitch Benn explores his comedy connections THU to the story of The Beatles. THU Mitch has realised that over the years many people have THU claimed the title The Fifth Beatle. In fact, so many of them THU have been described as such that there are now at least 36 THU of them. They can't all be right. But some of them are THU righter than others... THU Fifty years on from the release of 'Please, Please Me', THU Mitch presents his own definitive list of the Beatles. He THU presents a whistlestop tour through musical history and the THU enduring legacy of the Fab Four, whilst shamelessly milking THU his own - incredibly tenuous- connection to it. THU Written by and starring Mitch Benn THU Producer: Alexandra Smith. THU Clip THU empty THU THU 08:00 Dad's Army b007jpp4 (Listen) THU Series 3, The Honourable Man THU With a visitor due from the Soviet Union, Mainwaring is THU peeved with Wilson. Adapted from TV with Arthur Lowe. From THU March 1976. THU THU 08:30 Take It From Here b0129500 (Listen) THU From 04/02/1954 THU Pa Glum tries to relieve Eth's cold, and there's a look at THU marriage USA-style. With Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. THU From February 1954. THU THU 09:00 Four Joneses and a Jenkins b007jz3j (Listen) THU August - Harvest Home THU Megan Jones snubs the Carnival Queen contest and heads off THU to see Nana. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. From September 2000. THU THU 09:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue b007jq2b (Listen) THU Series 1, Episode 4 THU The sofa-bound presenters look at cults and the plight of THU the homeless. Stars Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. From May THU 1996. THU THU 10:00 Charles Dickens b0081w2g (Listen) THU Hard Times, Episode 4 THU Stephen is missing, Tom goes on the run and Gradgrind gets THU Sleary's help. Dickens adaptation stars Kenneth Cranham and THU Eleanor Bron. THU THU 11:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbxfb (Listen) THU Muriel, by Willy Vlautin THU Ed Stoppard reads the next in the series of stories inspired THU by the distinctive world created by the legendary musician THU Tom Waits - a sleazy world peopled by down-at-heel THU characters on the edge of society, or outcasts and deadbeats THU singing of loss and longing. In US author Willy Vlautin's THU story, a small-town forklift truck-driver returns to his old THU neighbourhood and the bar he used to drink in before his THU breakdown. All the characters are still there, but he can't THU help but notice how they all do their best to avoid THU mentioning his dead wife Muriel. THU The reader is Ed Stoppard. THU The Author: US novelist and singer/songwriter Willy Vlautin THU grew up in Reno, Nevada. His first novel, The Motel Life, THU was published by Faber & Faber in 2006. He is also the THU songwriter and vocalist for the internationally acclaimed THU band, Richmond Fontaine, whose album The Fitzgerald (2005) THU was described by Q magazine as 'the most beautiful sad album THU of the year'. THU Produced by Justine Willett. THU THU 11:15 Sue Rodwell - The Last Trace b00lbnyv (Listen) THU Tracing your ancestors can be fun, as long as they are THU quite, quite dead. Stars Elizabeth Mansfield and Peter THU Dahlsen. THU THU 12:00 Dad's Army b007jpp4 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 12:30 Take It From Here b0129500 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 13:00 Trueman and Riley b00j272j (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 13:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq28 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 14:00 15 Minute Drama b00jdjxg (Listen) THU AM Homes - This Book Will Save Your Life, Episode 4 THU Penny Leicester's adaptation of the novel by AM Homes. THU Richard has moved to Malibu. His neighbour looks like a THU homeless man but drives a Bentley. Things are not as they THU seem. And is that car on the freeway flashing an SOS signal THU at Richard? THU Narrator ...... Darcy Halsey THU Richard ...... Tony Pasqualini THU Anhil ...... Mueen Jahan Ahmad THU Cecilia ...... Adriana Sevan THU Cynthia ...... Lisa Pelikan THU Nic ...... JB Blanc THU Ben ...... Logan Fahey THU Directed by Tim Dee. THU THU 14:15 A Short History of Ireland b007k47n (Listen) THU Grainne O'Malley and the Composition of Connacht; The Siege THU of Enniskillen THU The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With THU Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty. THU THU 14:30 Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner b007zmwf (Listen) THU Episode 9 THU Amir is in Islamabad, having rescued his friend's son from THU the Taliban. Kulvinder Ghir reads Khaled Hosseini's novel. THU THU 14:45 Miles Kington - Someone Like Me b00dpnwr (Listen) THU Episode 4 THU A Sherlock Holmes game unearths some awkward family THU evidence. The much-missed writer recalls his eccentric THU childhood. THU THU 15:00 Charles Dickens b0081w2g (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] THU THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b03ttxdj (Listen) THU Mel gets a guide to building the perfect den and asks what's THU better to soak up the sniffles, hankies or tissues? Plus THU more from current story A Greyhound of a Girl, by Roddy THU Doyle. THU THU 17:00 Capital Gains b00slqv8 (Listen) THU Series 2, Stake Capital THU After tackling the developers directly, should Julian keep THU his cards closer to his chest? Stars Peter Jones. From July THU 1997. THU THU 17:30 The Alan Davies Show b00898wy (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] THU THU 18:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1zzx (Listen) THU Series 2, The Line THU Fleeing the past, Abby and Zara arrive in Marek's home city. THU Why is everyone so scared of Manchu Golding? Stars Ciara THU Janson. THU Abby - Ciara Janson THU Zara - Laura Doddington THU Marek - Fraser James THU Manchu Golding - Derek Griffiths THU Surly Steve - John Banks THU Helen - Daisy Ashford THU Written by Simon Guerrier THU Directed by Lisa Bowerman THU A Big Finish Production. THU THU 19:00 Dad's Army b007jpp4 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 19:30 Take It From Here b0129500 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 20:00 Trueman and Riley b00j272j (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 20:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq28 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 21:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbxfb (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] THU THU 21:15 Sue Rodwell - The Last Trace b00lbnyv (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] THU THU 22:00 Mitch Benn Is the 37th Beatle b03szxdh (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] THU THU 22:30 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea b00770bs (Listen) THU Series 3, Porridge Votes THU The Scotsmen stand against the Laird in the local THU by-election. Dirty tricks are all too soon afoot. Stars THU Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Jeremy Hardy. From September THU 2006. THU THU 22:45 The Consultants b007k320 (Listen) THU Series 1, Episode 2 THU The team ponder how to revamp tea to make it more dangerous THU and exciting. With Neil Edmond, Justin Edwards and James THU Rawlings. From February 2003. THU THU 23:00 Rubbish b0084j26 (Listen) THU Series 2, Insomnia THU Insomnia: Local government worker Martin faces a deadly THU combo - new boss, cats and wheelie bins. Stars Reece THU Dinsdale. From October 2007. THU THU 23:30 The Problem With Adam Bloom b01bl9xm (Listen) THU Series 3, God THU The comedian ponders matters spiritual involving burglars, THU Bruce Forsyth and Mr Tickle. With Brendon Burns. From THU November 2005. THU THU FRI FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2014 FRI FRI 00:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l1zzx (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:00 Trueman and Riley b00j272j (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:30 Sherlock Holmes b007jq28 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:00 Four Joneses and a Jenkins b007jz3j (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue b007jq2b (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 03:00 Charles Dickens b0081w2g (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbxfb (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:15 Sue Rodwell - The Last Trace b00lbnyv (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:00 Capital Gains b00slqv8 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:30 The Alan Davies Show b00898wy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 06:00 MC Beaton - Agatha Raisin b011ckhy (Listen) FRI Series 1, The Vicious Vet FRI A handsome vet's arrival in the Cotswold village of Carsely FRI sparks a murder trail for the amateur sleuth. Stars Penelope FRI Keith. FRI FRI 06:30 Wimsey b007jwcn (Listen) FRI Murder Must Advertise, Death Comes to Pym's Publicity FRI Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover to probe an advertising FRI copywriter's murder. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian FRI Carmichael. FRI FRI 07:00 Smelling of Roses b007k131 (Listen) FRI Series 2, French Connections FRI Rosie's company tackles a town twinning, but complications FRI set in. Stars Prunella Scales and Arabella Weir. From July FRI 2001. FRI FRI 07:30 Kerry's List b01s46vd (Listen) FRI Episode 1 FRI The first in a four-part sketch show co-written by and FRI starring comedian and actress Kerry Godliman. FRI Kerry is a married mother of two, a stand up comedian and FRI has two children. Her life can only properly function with FRI her daily list - if she didn't compile this vital list, her FRI life would simply fall apart. FRI Each week, this series looks at a different list and delves FRI into Kerry's madcap world by looking at various elements of FRI that week's list in sketches, narrative and stand up. FRI In this first episode, Kerry's List includes avoiding eBay, FRI de-scaling the kettle, looking good and being romantic for FRI Valentine's Day, buying jeans, retrieving an asthma pump FRI from the Hoover, toning her upper arms and reviewing the FRI plumber! FRI Joining Kerry is her husband Ben (played by her real husband FRI Ben Abell) and her five year old daughter Elsie (played by FRI Melissa Bury) together with a range of bizarre characters - FRI including an enthusiastic council environment worker, some FRI disgruntled satsumas, a bored therapist, a Fairy Jeanmother FRI and a very keen gym instructor. FRI Any busy parent who's ever compiled a list of their own will FRI relate to Kerry Godliman's incident filled world. FRI The cast includes David Pusey (who co-wrote the series), FRI Bridget Christie, Lucy Briers, Rosie Cavaliero and Nicholas FRI Le Prevost. FRI Kerry Godliman is fast establishing herself as a highly FRI skilful stand up comic and actress, from her recent FRI appearances on Live at The Apollo (BBC 1), Derek (C4) and FRI Our Girl (BBC 1). FRI Producer: Paul Russell FRI An Open Mike production for BBC Radio 4. FRI Credits FRI Actor: Kerry Godliman FRI Actor: Ben Abell FRI Actor: Melissa Bury FRI Actor: David Pusey FRI Actor: Bridget Christie FRI Actor: Lucy Briers FRI Actor: Rosie Cavaliero FRI Actor: Nicholas Le Prevost FRI Producer: Paul Russell FRI Writer: Kerry Godliman FRI Writer: David Pusey FRI FRI 08:00 Steptoe and Son b007k094 (Listen) FRI Series 4, Full House FRI Card sharks fleece Harold, so Albert steps in. Adapted from FRI TV, with Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. From January FRI 1972. FRI FRI 08:30 Yes Minister b007jnk7 (Listen) FRI Series 2, The Death List FRI Jim Hacker rebuts state surveillance until his own life is FRI threatened. Adapted from TV with Paul Eddington. From FRI November 1984. FRI FRI 09:00 Coming Alive b00fks6h (Listen) FRI Series 1, Coming Out FRI Convict Terry is challenged to revive a rundown community FRI centre. Karl Howman stars in Jim Eldridge's sitcom. From FRI January 1999. FRI FRI 09:30 The Change b0076czk (Listen) FRI Series 2, Episode 4 FRI Maureen becomes embroiled in George's secretive lifestyle. FRI Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From February FRI 2003. FRI FRI 10:00 Roger Hume - The Campden Wonder b00mrhdm (Listen) FRI The Campden family's rent collector mysteriously vanishes FRI from Chipping Campden in 1660. Fact-based drama with Peter FRI Jeffrey. FRI FRI 11:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbxdw (Listen) FRI Step Right Up FRI 'Step Right Up' is the next in the series of stories FRI inspired by the distinctive world created by the legendary FRI musician Tom Waits - a sleazy world peopled by down-at-heel FRI characters on the edge of society, outcasts and deadbeats, FRI hobos and grifters. Huge Waits fan and acclaimed Scottish FRI author Ian Rankin has written a powerful tale, packed with FRI intrigue and menace, set in a London market. A young FRI Jack-the-Lad finds himself taken under the wing of a London FRI market trader, known locally as Saviour. Soon he begins to FRI wonder how his mentor got his name. FRI Reader: Dominic Cooper. FRI Produced by Justine Willett. FRI FRI 11:15 Nick Warburton - Purvis b007k1jy (Listen) FRI A vicar appoints a lonely widower as church safety officer, FRI but he proves to be rather accident prone. Stars Peter FRI Sallis. FRI FRI 12:00 Steptoe and Son b007k094 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 12:30 Yes Minister b007jnk7 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 13:00 MC Beaton - Agatha Raisin b011ckhy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 13:30 Wimsey b007jwcn (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 14:00 15 Minute Drama b00jdlb8 (Listen) FRI AM Homes - This Book Will Save Your Life, Episode 5 FRI Penny Leicester's adaptation of the novel by AM Homes. FRI Richard's life has changed, but so has the city - it is on FRI fire and seems to be falling into the Pacific Ocean. And FRI Richard's son arrives to see him after years apart. FRI Narrator ...... Darcy Halsey FRI Richard ...... Tony Pasqualini FRI Anhil ...... Mueen Jahan Ahmad FRI Cecilia ...... Adriana Sevan FRI Cynthia ...... Lisa Pelikan FRI Nic ...... JB Blanc FRI Ben ...... Logan Fahey FRI Directed by Tim Dee. FRI FRI 14:15 A Short History of Ireland b007k48x (Listen) FRI The Battle of the Biscuits; Freeing the Country from the Rod FRI of Tyrannical Evil FRI The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With FRI Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty. FRI FRI 14:30 Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner b007znmx (Listen) FRI Episode 10 FRI Help for a traumatised boy emerges high in the sky over a FRI Californian park. Kulvinder Ghir concludes Khaled Hosseini's FRI novel. FRI FRI 14:45 Miles Kington - Someone Like Me b00dpspz (Listen) FRI Episode 5 FRI A shock at the age of 18 from his sausage-loving father. The FRI much-missed broadcaster recalls his eccentric childhood. FRI FRI 15:00 Roger Hume - The Campden Wonder b00mrhdm (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] FRI FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b03tvfgg (Listen) FRI Mel is guilty of repetition as she re-runs the first episode FRI of recent series Junior Just a Minute. Plus there's the FRI concluding chapter of A Greyhound of a Girl, by Roddy Doyle. FRI FRI 17:00 Beachcomber... By the Way b008m24j (Listen) FRI Series 3, Episode 1 FRI JB Morton's whimsies as performed by Richard Ingrams, John FRI Wells, June Whitfield and Joan Sims. From November 1994. FRI FRI 17:30 Smelling of Roses b007k131 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] FRI FRI 18:00 Simon Guerrier - Graceless b01l2wcw (Listen) FRI Series 2, The Flood FRI Have Abby and Zara found a safe haven at last? A flood FRI threatens the townspeople, but something's behind it. Stars FRI Ciara Janson. FRI Abby - Ciara Janson FRI Zara - Laura Doddington FRI Brondle - Michael Cochrane FRI Wing - Joanna Van Gyseghem FRI Nina - Daisy Ashford FRI Soldier - John Banks FRI Written by Simon Guerrier FRI Directed by Lisa Bowerman FRI A Big Finish Production. FRI FRI 19:00 Steptoe and Son b007k094 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 19:30 Yes Minister b007jnk7 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 20:00 MC Beaton - Agatha Raisin b011ckhy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 20:30 Wimsey b007jwcn (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 21:00 The Heart of Saturday Night b00mbxdw (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] FRI FRI 21:15 Nick Warburton - Purvis b007k1jy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] FRI FRI 22:00 Kerry's List b01s46vd (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] FRI FRI 22:30 Arthur Smith's Balham Bash b00lp32n (Listen) FRI Series 1, Episode 3 FRI The Londoner invites Micky Flanagan and Nat Luurtsema round FRI to his place, and there's music from Alabama 3. From July FRI 2009. FRI FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews b03w0l62 (Listen) FRI The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight, Arthur Smith is FRI spending his Valentine's Day with Ivo Graham. FRI FRI 23:00 On the Hour b007k3zk (Listen) FRI Series 1, Episode 4 FRI Chris Morris hosts the news spoof, and the sport must go on FRI for bereaved Alan Partridge. With Steve Coogan. From August FRI 1991. FRI FRI 23:25 The Comedy Club Interviews b03w0l71 (Listen) FRI The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight, Arthur Smith is FRI spending his Valentine's Day with Ivo Graham. FRI FRI 23:30 Goodness Gracious Me b007jwpj (Listen) FRI Series 2, Episode 2 FRI The Marriage Emporium is running low on Indian brides, plus FRI a new version of the classic song 'Fifty Ways to Leave Your FRI Mother'. British-Asian sitcom with Nina Wadia. From Jul FRI 1997. FRI