19 September, 2014

Radio 4 Extra Listings for 20/09/2014 - 26/09/2014

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SAT SATURDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2014 SAT SAT 00:00 Book at Bedtime b00x57pb (Listen) SAT Daphne du Maurier - Jamaica Inn, Episode 10 SAT Book at Bedtime: Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier. SAT Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths SAT Tamsin Greig reads the final episode of Daphne Du Maurier's SAT dark and intriguing gothic tale. Mary has returned to SAT Jamaica Inn after seeking help to bring her violent Uncle SAT and his associates to justice. After discovering both her SAT Uncle Joss and Aunt Patience murdered, she has been offered SAT refuge in the vicarage while the assailant is tracked down. SAT But Mary soon finds herself on the run and has to make a SAT life-changing decision. SAT Producer: Alison Crawford. SAT SAT 00:15 Inside the Bermuda Triangle: The Mysteries Solved SAT b00mq5tg (Listen) SAT Episode 10 SAT Investigative journalist Tom Mangold journeys inside the SAT Bermuda Triangle to try to get to the truth about this SAT mysterious area. SAT Tom concludes his rigorous investigation into the mysteries SAT of the Triangle by visiting Bermuda itself. The SAT extraordinary experiences of local fishermen and treasure SAT divers seem at odds with the empirical evidence collected by SAT oceanographers, air traffic controllers and air sea rescue SAT officers. So where does the truth lie? SAT A Ladbroke Radio production for BBC Radio 4. SAT SAT 00:30 15 Minute Drama b01mqr4r (Listen) SAT The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 6, Episode 5 SAT As the deaths from plague begin to go down at last, London SAT starts to recover - though there are few boats on the river. SAT Following the English victory over the Dutch, Sam is in the SAT running for some of the prize goods taken from the East SAT India Ships - but bad feeling over the division of the SAT spoils results in Lord Sandwich being sent away to Spain. SAT The year ends with Sam and Elizabeth at a wedding and SAT looking forward to returning to their home in Seething Lane SAT when the plague is finally over. Adapted by Hattie Naylor. SAT Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by SAT Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany SAT Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David SAT Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by SAT Alice Baxter. Historical consultant: Liza Picard SAT Sound by Nigel Lewis SAT A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. SAT Credits SAT Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall SAT Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways SAT Edward, Lord Sandwich: Blake Ritson SAT Llewellyn: Matthew Gravelle SAT Mrs Bagwell: Bethan Walker SAT John Evelyn: Dan Starkey SAT Director: Kate McAll SAT Producer: Kate McAll SAT SAT 00:45 Book of the Week b01qzctq (Listen) SAT Andrew Solomon - Far From the Tree, Episode 5 SAT The time-worn adage says that the apple doesn't fall far SAT from the tree, meaning that a child resembles his or her SAT parents. The children described in this book are apples that SAT have fallen elsewhere - some a couple of orchards away, some SAT on the other side of the world. Yet myriad families learn to SAT tolerate, accept and finally celebrate children who are not SAT what they originally had in mind. SAT Andrew Solomon introduces us to families coping with SAT deafness, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, and SAT disability - as well as families who have children who are SAT prodigies, who are gay, or who become criminals. SAT While each of these characteristics is potentially SAT isolating, Solomon documents the repeated triumphs of human SAT love and compassion to show that the shared experience of SAT difference is what unites us. SAT Episode 5 (of 5): SAT Different kinds of families are constructed or conceived in SAT different ways - just as some children choose to identify SAT with a gender other than the one they were born into. Andrew SAT Solomon is married to his partner John and they are happily SAT involved in the parenting of four children, all with SAT differing family circumstances. SAT Read by Kerry Shale SAT Abridged and produced by Jill Waters SAT A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4. SAT SAT 01:00 The 99p Challenge b00nnpzc (Listen) SAT Series 2, Episode 4 SAT Crazy panel show capers as Sue Perkins grills Simon Pegg, SAT Melanie Giedroyc, Peter Baynham and Richard Herring. From SAT July 2000. SAT SAT 01:30 Pioneers b00xngf6 (Listen) SAT Series 1, Ian Ritchie SAT 4/5 SAT Ian Ritchie on the World Wide Web and how he pioneered the SAT very first web browser. Despite this breakthrough, he SAT reveals the missed opportunity that could have made him SAT millions. SAT He explains to Clare English about some of the reasons why SAT he passed up on this once in a life time opportunity. SAT SAT 02:00 Guy Meredith - Mad, Bad b007jvvk (Listen) SAT 4 Extra Debut. Two self-obsessed writers clash over rival SAT Byron biographies via answerphone. Can they agree? Stars SAT Anna Massey and Bill Nighy. SAT SAT 02:30 The Internet: The Last 20th-Century Battleground SAT b04hkj0y (Listen) SAT Episode 1 SAT 4 Extra Debut. In 1999, Douglas Adams offered his vision of SAT a digital future with a global explosion in communication SAT from a virtual world. SAT Clip SAT empty SAT SAT 03:00 Owen Holder - Alice's Friend b04hkk1m (Listen) SAT 4 Extra Debut. 84-year-old Alice employs Len as her SAT chauffeur, sparking resentment among their families. Stars SAT Joyce Carey and Harold Goodwin. SAT SAT 04:00 Winifred Holtby - Why Herbert Killed His Mother SAT b018sr28 (Listen) SAT Very beautiful as a baby, Herbert turns out to be a very SAT different adult. Short story read by Anna Massey. SAT SAT 04:15 Afternoon Drama b00mx8rh (Listen) SAT Nancy Harris - Love in a Glass Jar SAT Love In A Glass Jar SAT By Nancy Harris SAT Eve and Patrick are two strangers who have been chatting on SAT a dating website. They've agreed to meet face to face in a SAT hotel room in order to carry out an unofficial sperm SAT donation. They both know why they're there. But do they know SAT what they want? SAT Eve.....Niamh Cusack SAT Patrick.....Lorcan Cranitch SAT Seamus Kenny.....Stephen Hogan SAT Producer Steven Canny. SAT SAT 05:00 After Henry b007jnwh (Listen) SAT Series 2, The Other Married Man SAT Sarah tries keeping her affair secret, but her mother SAT Eleanor can sniff out deceit. Stars Prunella Scales. From SAT September 1986. SAT SAT 05:30 Bangers and Mash b0075hby (Listen) SAT Episode 6 SAT The coffee tin containing half the company profits is SAT missing. With only three days left to go, can the £2,500 be SAT collected in time? Stars Roger May. From February 1999. SAT SAT 06:00 Jane Beeson - Lea and Renata b04htc67 (Listen) SAT 4 Extra Debut. When Renata walks out on 30 years of domestic SAT responsibility, her daughter Lea gives up her own SAT independence. Stars Anna Massey. SAT SAT 07:30 Yes Yes Yes b007kvtw (Listen) SAT Series 2, Mind Games in Mill Street SAT 4 Extra Debut. John Rawling returns with another six-part SAT series looking back at some of sport's greatest finishes. SAT This edition recalls the dramatic night in 1995 when Steve SAT Collins challenged Chris Eubank for the WBO SAT Super-Middleweight Championship - a fight which almost SAT didn't take place, thanks to a hypnotist. SAT SAT 08:00 Archive on 4 b01465z9 (Listen) SAT A Tribute to Robert Robinson SAT We all know Robert Robinson as the chairman of such SAT broadcasting classics as Ask the Family and Brain of Britain SAT but in a career spanning many decades, he also made travel SAT programmes, Points of View, the Today programme and Stop the SAT Week which ran on Radio 4 from 1974 to 1992. In Archive on SAT 4: A Tribute to Robert Robinson, Laurie Taylor takes a look SAT at the life and work of one of Britain's broadcasting SAT legends in the company of some of the former contributors to SAT Stop the Week; Ann Leslie, Matthew Parris, Sarah Harrison SAT and Nick Tucker. There are also contributions from Will SAT Wyatt, Victor Lewis-Smith and Hunter Davis and a wealth of SAT archive that reveals a complex man, a consummate wordsmith SAT and one of the first TV celebrities. SAT SAT 09:00 The Spike Show - Milligan Remembered b01chydc (Listen) SAT Spike Milligan's agent and friend Norma Farnes presents SAT programmes about the comedian and writer's life and work: SAT Vivat Milligna 24/12/2002; SAT In the Psychiatrist's Chair 25/09/1982; SAT Spike's Fleas Knees and Hidden Elephants 1995; SAT The Goon Show: Fear of Wages 6/03/1956; SAT Sony award-winning documentary Spike Milligan - the Serious SAT Poet 6/11/2011. SAT Producer: Sarah Wade. SAT SAT 12:00 Queens of Noise - Omnibus b04htzyy (Listen) SAT Rip It Up SAT With Top of the Pops behind them, the all-girl band SAT Velveteens are heading for the USA. Stars Samantha Robinson. SAT SAT 13:15 Baldi b007k4v9 (Listen) SAT Series 4, Shelter SAT The priestly sleuth links the murder of a homeless man in a SAT Dublin squat with the history of art. Stars David Threlfall. SAT SAT 14:00 The Navy Lark b00v3vry (Listen) SAT Series 1, The Comfort Fund SAT Captain Povey is auditing the unit accounts, so excess cash SAT is secretly spent on Heather. Stars Jon Pertwee. From April SAT 1959. SAT SAT 14:30 Parsley Sidings b007k122 (Listen) SAT Series 2, The Purity League SAT Things look tricky for Percy following Horace's morality SAT drive. Stars Arthur Lowe and Kenneth Connor. From November SAT 1973. SAT SAT 15:00 Archive on 4 b01465z9 (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SAT SAT 16:00 Jane Beeson - Lea and Renata b04htc67 (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SAT SAT 17:30 Chain Reaction b013gfnh (Listen) SAT Series 7, Kevin Eldon interviews Mark Steel SAT Chain Reaction is Radio 4's tag-team interview show. Each SAT week, a figure from the world of entertainment chooses SAT another to interview; the next week, the interviewee turns SAT interviewer, and they in turn pass the baton on to someone SAT else - creating a 'chain' throughout the series. SAT Kevin Eldon is a writer and actor for whom it would probably SAT be quicker to list the brilliant programmes he's not been in SAT than those he has - which include Brass Eye, 15 Storeys SAT High, Spaced, Look Around You, Black Books, Big Train, World SAT of Pub, Jam, I'm Alan Partridge and Attention Scum!. He also SAT wrote and starred in Radio 4's Poets' Tree, in character as SAT the Islington poet Paul Hamilton, and is the singer in SAT Beergut 100. SAT Mark Steel has presented a range of his own programmes on SAT Radio 4, from The Mark Steel Solution, The Mark Steel SAT Revolution, The Mark Steel Lectures to, most recently, the SAT Sony Silver Award and Writers Guild Award-winning Mark SAT Steel's In Town. He also occasionally appears in programmes SAT that don't have his name in the title, such as The News SAT Quiz. SAT SAT 18:00 Richard Matheson - Duel b007jwll (Listen) SAT Episode 1 SAT The driver of a huge truck plays deadly games with an SAT innocent motorist. Classic tense thriller read by Nathan SAT Osgood. SAT SAT 18:30 Ursula K Le Guin - The Diary of the Rose b00ncgg3 (Listen) SAT Episode 1 SAT The political awakening of psychiatrist Rosa Sobel. Ursula K SAT Le Guin's award-winning powerful tale set in the near SAT future. Read by Laurel Lefkow. SAT SAT 19:00 The Spike Show - Milligan Remembered b01chydc (Listen) SAT [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SAT SAT 22:00 Detective Sergeant Nick Mohammed b018gr0v (Listen) SAT Series 1, Episode 2 SAT Someone's been Kidnapped... Yikes! Join DS Nick Mohammed and SAT co. for the antithesis to We Need To Talk About Kevin. SAT Written & performed by Nick Mohammed, with Anna Crilly, SAT Colin Hoult, and special guests Peter Dickson and Kae SAT Alexander. SAT Produced by Victoria Lloyd. SAT SAT 22:30 Les Kelly's Britain b01753jn (Listen) SAT Episode 2 SAT Les Kelly (Kevin Bishop) hosts a magazine show from hell. SAT Les is a cross between Jeremy Kyle and a slap in the face. SAT He claims this is the only radio show for 'normal, decent SAT people'. SAT Les meets Britain's first firm of emergency yodelers, a SAT woman whose claim to fame is that she can walk backwards, SAT and a man with such an embarrassing medical condition that SAT Les refuses to have him on the show. SAT Written by Bill Dare and Julian Dutton. SAT Producer Bill Dare. SAT SAT 23:00 The Mark Steel Solution b007k2jk (Listen) SAT Series 4, Pessimism SAT The radical comedian explains why life is getting harder, SAT and proposes how we can all fight back. With Peter Sinclair SAT and Maria McErlane. From September 1996. SAT SAT 23:25 The Comedy Club Interviews b04kf179 (Listen) SAT The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight, Arthur Smith chats SAT to Al Lubel. SAT SAT 23:30 Ida Barr: Artificial Hip Hop b00txj0l (Listen) SAT Responsibility SAT By Christopher Green. SAT Ida Barr is a music hall singer who has embraced hip hop and SAT rap, reflecting the cultural diversity of London's East End, SAT where she has been living in retirement for several decades. SAT Ida has a genuine love of talking to people so each week she SAT investigates a new topic and creates a unique brand of SAT music-hall, hip-hop fusion with beat boxer Shlomo. This SAT week, the topic is "Responsibility". SAT Produced by Claire Grove SAT Ida Barr is the creation of award-winning performer SAT Christopher Green (aka spoof country and western singer Tina SAT C). "Missy Elliott meets Marie Lloyd" - Guardian. Each week SAT Ida investigates a current political buzz word - Choice, SAT Responsibility, Diversity and Transparency - and records her SAT findings on her Ida-pod - an ancient battery operated SAT cassette machine with a greasy earpiece. Her target groups SAT include the Sutton House over 55's drama group, children SAT from the Italia Conti Aacademy and Theatre Venture's Youth SAT Company from Stratford East. SAT Beat box artist Shlomo was heard by 3.9 billion people SAT around the world when he and Bj√∂rk performed "Oceania" at SAT the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympics. He has SAT also worked with artists such as Martha Wainwright, Damon SAT Albarn, and Nitin Sawhney. He is a classically-trained SAT percussionist and heads the world's only human beatbox SAT choir, the Vocal Orchestra. SAT Christopher Green has written and performed three Tina C SAT series for BBC Radio 4 plus Tina C's Election Night BBQ SAT Special (Nov 2008). 'Ida Barr's Bingo' was at the Brighton SAT Festival and the South Bank earlier this year and 'Ida Barr: SAT So This Is Christmas' was at the Barbican Centre in December SAT 2008. SAT Credits SAT Producer: Claire Grove SAT SAT 23:45 iGod b00wr7v2 (Listen) SAT Food SAT iGOD is a highly original and funny new late-night comedy SAT series for Radio 4. It stars Simon Day (The Fast Show) and SAT David Soul (Starsky & Hutch) and is written by one of the SAT head writers of the BAFTA award-winning The Thick Of It, SAT Sean Gray and produced by Simon Nicholls (Ed Reardon's Week SAT / News At Bedtime). SAT We all worry about the end of the world, as economists and SAT environmentalists speak in apocalyptic terms everyday. iGOD SAT says that trying to predict the end of the world is as SAT pointless as moisturising an elephant's elbow. SAT In each episode, an unnamed, all-seeing narrator (David Soul SAT - Starsky and Hutch) shows us that it is stupid to be SAT worrying, as he looks back at some of the most entertaining SAT apocalypses on parallel Earths. Each week our case study is SAT a normal bloke called Ian (Simon Day) who manages to SAT accidentally initiate the apocalypse of a different parallel SAT world through a seemingly harmless single act (telling a SAT lie, being lazy, cooking some lambshanks). A succession of SAT comic vignettes ensue that escalate to the end of a parallel SAT world. SAT With a full-range of sound effects and wonderfully funny and SAT surreal twists, iGOD will be a true aural extravaganza. SAT Written by SAT SEAN GRAY SAT Produced by SAT SIMON NICHOLLS. SAT Credits SAT Narrator: David Soul SAT Ian: Simon Day SAT Actor: Rosie Cavaliero SAT Actor: Alex MacQueen SAT Actor: Dan Tetsell SAT Writer: Sean Gray SAT Producer: Simon Nicholls SAT SAT SUN SUNDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2014 SUN SUN 00:00 Richard Matheson - Duel b007jwll (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 00:30 Ursula K Le Guin - The Diary of the Rose b00ncgg3 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 01:00 Archive on 4 b01465z9 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 02:00 Queens of Noise - Omnibus b04htzyy (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 03:15 Baldi b007k4v9 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday] SUN SUN 04:00 Jane Beeson - Lea and Renata b04htc67 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday] SUN SUN 05:30 Chain Reaction b013gfnh (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday] SUN SUN 06:00 The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus b01mx15h (Listen) SUN 1665 SUN Series 6 Omnibus. A year of bad frost, football in the SUN streets, plague and war with the Dutch, but also moments of SUN hope. Stars Kris Marshall. SUN SUN 07:15 Painted for Posterity b00766fh (Listen) SUN A Vast Gallery of Ghosts SUN Patrick Wright investigates Thomas Hennell and Barbara SUN Jones, key artists in the 1940s Recording Britain art SUN project. From February 2002. SUN SUN 07:30 The Gobetweenies b011ckxb (Listen) SUN Series 1, Befriending Freddie SUN David Tennant and Sarah Alexander star as the exes SUN determined to be double not single parents and bring the SUN kids up together apart. SUN But Lucy needs compensation for moving house every week... SUN If it's Wednesday it must be Holloway. SUN It turns out Mimi's new husband says he is into fatherhood SUN after all, and Lucy tells her Dad and Tom all about Mum's SUN condition... SUN Mimi is desperate to bring the kids to New York for the SUN premiere of her new husband's play but Tom has found a new SUN friend whose cute yogic mother Joe is drawn to... SUN When Lucy refuses to miss out on her best friend's birthday SUN because of a planned visit to her stepfather in New York, SUN Mimi fails to get Joe's back-up. SUN Cast List: SUN Joe ..... David Tennant SUN Mimi ..... Sarah Alexander SUN Tom ...... Finlay Christie SUN Lucy ..... Phoebe Abbott SUN Jennifer ..... Emily Bruni SUN Freddie ...... Oliver Dillon SUN Harry ...... Stuart Milligan SUN Writer: Marcella Evaristi SUN Director: Marilyn Imrie SUN Producer: Gordon Kennedy SUN An Absolutely Production for BBC Radio 4. SUN SUN 08:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again b007k31b (Listen) SUN From 12/02/1948 SUN 4 Extra Debut. Great excitement for Tommy Handley as he SUN receives an offer of a Hollywood contract. With Lind Joyce. SUN From February 1948. SUN SUN 08:30 Stop Messing About! b00bqv41 (Listen) SUN Series 1, Episode 5 SUN On the menu, the Restauranteurs and orphan Oliver Stick. SUN Stars Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims. From May SUN 1969. SUN SUN 09:00 Children's Hour: Once Upon a Time b00qpk7f (Listen) SUN Series 2, Episode 5 SUN Sandy Chalmers takes an affectionate look back at the SUN much-loved BBC institution Children's Hour, which ran from SUN 1922 to 1964 on the BBC Home Service. Sandy was first SUN involved as a child from 1953 to close down in 1964. Her SUN selection in this edition: SUN Storytime: The Nightingale. One of Hans Christian Andersen's SUN loveliest fairy tales translated by KP Keigwin and read by SUN Children's Hour's very own beloved Uncle David - David SUN Davis. From 1968. SUN Toytown Plays: Dreadful Doings in Ark Street by SG Hulme SUN Beaman. Mr Growser's pipes are blocked, but how much help SUN can he expect from Larry the Lamb and Dennis the Dachshund? SUN With Derek McCulloch, Peter Claughton, Preston Lockwood, SUN John Glyn-Jones, Felix Felton, Charles Maunsell, Wilfred SUN Babbage and Norman Shelley. From 1962. SUN Produced by Peter Reed. SUN SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b04hvrq3 (Listen) SUN Teachers, Baroness Haleh Afshar SUN 4 Extra Debut. The feminist, professor of politics and life SUN peer Baroness Haleh Afshar shares her castaway choices with SUN Kirsty Young. From December 2008. SUN SUN 10:45 Nan Woodhouse - Rose b04hvrq5 (Listen) SUN 4 Extra Debut. May, 1835. A young girl's chance encounter SUN with a poet touches her life forever. Read by Eleanor Bron. SUN SUN 11:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b017zt6w (Listen) SUN Series 7, Episode 8 SUN Back in New York City, the funny man welcomes American poet SUN Billy Collins and Broadway bandleader Rob Fisher. From 2010. SUN SUN 12:00 The Diary of Samuel Pepys Omnibus b01mx15h (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] SUN SUN 13:15 Painted for Posterity b00766fh (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today] SUN SUN 13:30 Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey b00bcqtd (Listen) SUN A pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trade SUN insults and repartee in 1950s Salford. Stars Siobhan SUN Finneran. SUN SUN 15:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again b007k31b (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 15:30 Stop Messing About! b00bqv41 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show b04hvrv1 (Listen) SUN Tiny cars, upside-down trees and friendly ferrets SUN Mel returns with the best bits of the 4 O'Clock Show. SUN There's a lesson in making cupcakes, the amazing upside-down SUN trees of Africa, and Judith Kerr tells us about her amazing SUN life. SUN SUN 17:00 Children's Hour: Once Upon a Time b00qpk7f (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] SUN SUN 18:00 Doctor Who b01prcd1 (Listen) SUN The Book of Kells SUN The Time Lord and Tamsin are embroiled in an Irish medieval SUN mystery surrounding an influential manuscript. Eighth Doctor SUN adventure stars Paul McGann and Niky Wardley. SUN SUN 19:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show b017zt6w (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] SUN SUN 20:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again b007k31b (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] SUN SUN 20:30 Stop Messing About! b00bqv41 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] SUN SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b04hvrq3 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] SUN SUN 21:45 Nan Woodhouse - Rose b04hvrq5 (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today] SUN SUN 22:00 The Gobetweenies b011ckxb (Listen) SUN [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] SUN SUN 22:30 I Think I've Got a Problem b00cl6vl (Listen) SUN Series 2, Episode 3 SUN At the zoo Tom meets Pi, who has a band in her head too. So SUN what could go wrong? Stars Suggs and Bob Monkhouse. From SUN April 2003. SUN SUN 23:00 The In Crowd b00slxxy (Listen) SUN Series 3, Episode 4 SUN Sketch show from Manchester's Comedy Store with Robin Ince, SUN Helen Moon, Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. From August 2002. SUN SUN 23:30 Jon Ronson On b007qwpj (Listen) SUN Series 3, Getting Lost at Glastonbury SUN Getting Lost at Glastonbury SUN Jon Ronson continues his series with the first of two SUN special programmes recorded at Glastonbury, taking a SUN different look at the festival and the many human dramas SUN being played out over four intense days. SUN Jon observes how performers, audience and organisers get SUN lost and found at Glastonbury, both literally and SUN figuratively. With Danny Robins and Pete Paphides. SUN SUN MON MONDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2014 MON MON 00:00 Doctor Who b01prcd1 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday] MON MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited b04hvrq3 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday] MON MON 01:45 Nan Woodhouse - Rose b04hvrq5 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday] MON MON 02:00 ITMA - It's That Man Again b007k31b (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday] MON MON 02:30 Stop Messing About! b00bqv41 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 on Sunday] MON MON 03:00 The Gobetweenies b011ckxb (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 on Sunday] MON MON 03:30 Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey b00bcqtd (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday] MON MON 05:00 Children's Hour: Once Upon a Time b00qpk7f (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday] MON MON 06:00 Poirot b007jlw5 (Listen) MON Murder in Mesopotamia, Episode 1 MON Nurse Amy arrives to care for the nervy Mrs Leidner. Angst MON and archaeology in Agatha Christie's whodunnit with Dorothy MON Tutin. MON MON 06:30 The Internet: The Last 20th-Century Battleground MON b04j2104 (Listen) MON Episode 2 MON Douglas Adams's 1999 look at the evolution of the internet. MON With instantly accessible information, can we trust what we MON read? MON MON 07:00 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue b0075p4w (Listen) MON Series 3, Episode 5 MON The lifestyle show turns its attention to stress and MON honesty. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October MON 1998. MON MON 07:30 Just a Minute b04grchn (Listen) MON Series 70, Episode 6 MON Just how hard can it be to talk for a minute without MON hesitation, repetition or deviation? Jonathan Ross, Liza MON Tarbuck, Alun Cochrane and Paul Merton find out. Nicholas MON Parsons keeps the score in his legendary style. MON Producer: Katie Tyrrell. MON Credits MON Presenter: Nicholas Parsons MON Panellist: Jonathan Ross MON Panellist: Liza Tarbuck MON Panellist: Alun Cochrane MON Panellist: Paul Merton MON Producer: Katie Tyrrell MON MON 08:00 J Kingston Platt b01s2y7s (Listen) MON Platt vs Rooney and Day MON The showbiz veteran relates a calamitous tale of a double MON act gone wrong. Written and read by Peter Jones. From MON September 1993. MON MON 08:30 The Navy Lark b00v8rt7 (Listen) MON Series 1, Stuck up the Inlet MON HMS Troutbridge runs aground on a naval exercise, landing MON Phillips in hot water. Stars Leslie Phillips. From May 1959. MON MON 09:00 Whispers b007k2kg (Listen) MON Series 1, Episode 1 MON Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony MON Holden, Stella Duffy, Jenny Colgan and Rosie Millard. From MON October 2003. MON MON 09:30 Mr and Mrs Smith b01blzkq (Listen) MON The Music Festival MON A year into married life and already things are a little MON creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary MON present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for MON a course of marriage counselling. MON Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between MON Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that MON spawned the argument, and by the end, the couple find MON marital equilibrium once more. Sort of. MON Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more MON sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, MON Guy is laconic and urbane and clearly irritates Will. MON The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of MON Mr and Mrs.Smith. MON Episode 3 - The Music Festival MON An audience sitcom about a couple in marriage counselling, MON written by Will Smith. Will reluctantly accompanies wife MON Annabelle to a music festival. She brings her annoying MON friend Heather along. MON FULL CAST DETAILS: MON Will Smith ..... Will Smith MON Annabelle Smith ..... Sarah Hadland MON Guy ..... Paterson Joseph MON Heather ..... Morwenna Banks MON Various ..... Simon Bubb MON Written by ..... Will Smith MON Produced by ..... Tilusha Ghelani. MON MON 10:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01130n9 (Listen) MON Episode 1 MON Film-maker Terence Davies directs a groundbreaking chronicle MON of the lives of a group of school friends. Stars Jane MON Lapotaire. MON MON 11:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2333 (Listen) MON Fusilli MON A packet of pasta from the supermarket shelf reawakens a MON father's loss. Read by Ewan Bailey. MON The 25 short stories that comprise England and Other Stories MON mark Swift's return to the short form after seven acclaimed MON novels. The stories dwell on the essence of Englishness and MON those chosen place us on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, MON in a barbers, a supermarket, a laboratory and Macintyre's MON warehouse, and in each place and time, Swift perfectly MON captures a universal truth from the minutiae of lives. MON "This is a sharp, beautiful collection: every story quick MON and readable but leaving in the memory a core, a residue of MON thoughtfulness" The Guardian MON Graham Swift came to prominence with this second novel MON Shuttlecock, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in MON 1983. That same year, Swift's Waterland, set in the Fens MON earned him a place on the shortlist for the Booker prize. MON Swift would go on to win the Booker prize in 1996 with his MON novel Last Orders, which became a film starring Michael MON Caine, Tom Courtney, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. MON Produced by Jeremy Osborne MON Made for BBC Radio 4Extra by Sweet Talk. MON MON 11:15 Loose Ends b04hmd4b (Listen) MON Charles Spencer, Olivia Williams, Dave Gorman, Nikki Bedi, MON Robert Glenister, Jah Wobble MON Clive gets hacked off with actor Robert Glenister who is MON appearing as foul-mouthed newspaper editor Wilson Tickell in MON 'Great Britain', Richard Bean's satire about the press, MON police and political establishment, now transferring to the MON West End. MON Nikki Bedi bravely wades into the media onslaught with MON comedian and writer Dave Gorman to talk about his latest MON book 'Too Much Information'. MON Journalist, author and gin-lover Olivia Williams sits down MON for a tipple with Clive. Her debut book 'Gin Glorious Gin' MON is a social history of London seen from the bottom of a gin MON glass. It charts how 'mother's ruin' became the spirit of MON the capital city. MON Clive talks to historian and best-selling author Charles MON Spencer. His new book 'Killers of the King: The Men Who MON Dared to Execute Charles I' is a bloody tale of royal MON revenge. MON Jah Wobble's acclaimed group Invaders of the Heart have MON reformed for the first time in 20 years. They perform MON 'Visions of You' and 'Liquidator' ahead of a one off concert MON at Under the Bridge, London on 10th October 2014. MON Clips MON empty MON empty MON See all clips from Charles Spencer, Olivia Williams, Dave MON Gorman, Nikki Bedi, Robert Glenister, Jah Wobble (2) MON Robert Glenister MON ‘Great Britain’ is at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket until MON Saturday 10th January 2015. MON Olivia Williams MON ‘Gin Glorious Gin’ is published by Headline and available MON now. MON Dave Gorman MON ‘Too Much Information’ is published by Ebury Press and MON available now. MON Charles Spencer MON ‘Killers of the King’ is published by Bloomsbury and MON available now. MON Jah Wobble MON Jah Wobble performs with his Invaders of the Heart band for MON the first time in 20 years at Under The Bridge, Chelsea on MON Friday 10th October. MON ‘Odds & Sods & Epilogues’ is published by Hertz Records and MON available now. MON ‘Rising Above Bedlam’ is available now on Oval Records. MON MON 12:00 J Kingston Platt b01s2y7s (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] MON MON 12:30 The Navy Lark b00v8rt7 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] MON MON 13:00 Poirot b007jlw5 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] MON MON 13:30 The Internet: The Last 20th-Century Battleground MON b04j2104 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] MON MON 14:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bddd0 (Listen) MON BBC National Short Story Award 2013, Mrs Fox MON Andrea Riseborough reads this earthy, sensual fable by Sarah MON Hall. A husband is shocked out of his complacency when his MON wife undergoes a remarkable transformation. MON Written by Sarah Hall MON Abridged by Julian Wilkinson MON Produced by Gemma Jenkins MON The BBC National Short Story Award is one of the most MON prestigious and established awards for a single short story. MON The 2013 shortlist reveals the strength and depth of the MON current short story scene, with five very different but MON equally beguiling stories vying for the top position and the MON £15,000 Award. From the pens of writers both hugely MON acclaimed and very new, come tales that range from the MON magical to the all too real. Surprising twists, quiet grief MON and vivid imagination are hallmarks of this year's bumper MON crop. MON The readers include Hattie Morahan, Andrea Riseborough and MON Claire Skinner. Running across the week (and with the MON authors interviewed on Front Row the previous evening) MON listeners can enjoy a literary treat at 15.30 each afternoon MON from Monday, 23rd September and maybe choose their own MON favourites. The winner and the runner-up will be announced MON live on Front Row on Tuesday, 8th October. The stories will MON be available as a free download following broadcast, and in MON an anthology published by Comma Press. MON Clips MON empty MON empty MON See all clips from Mrs Fox (2) MON Mrs. Fox by Sarah Hall MON Andrea Riseborough reads this earthy, sensual fable by Sarah MON Hall. A husband is shocked out of his complacency when his MON wife undergoes a remarkable transformation. MON More on Sarah Hall MON Sarah Hall is the author of Haweswater (2003) which won, MON amongst others, the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best MON First Novel. Her second novel, The Electric Michelangelo MON (2004), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and MON longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She was chosen MON as one of the Granta Best Young British Novelists in 2013. MON MON MON Related content: MON MON Sarah Hall on Front Row's Cultural Exchange MON Open Book: Literary Landscapes - The Lake District with MON Sarah Hall MON A Good Read MON Sarah Hall's website MON MON (The BBC is not responsible for the content of external MON websites) MON MON MON MON MON Credits MON Author: Sarah Hall MON Abridger: Julian Wilkinson MON Reader: Andrea Riseborough MON Producer: Gemma Jenkins MON MON 14:30 15 Minute Drama b01s7yvs (Listen) MON The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 7, Episode 1 MON Kris Marshall returns as the famous diarist. Rumours that MON 1666 might prove to be an unlucky year, or even herald the MON end of the world, are of no concern to Samuel Pepys. He's MON far more interested in his new friend, Mrs Knipp. Mrs Knipp MON is an actress and singer, and is often to be found MON entertaining the guests in the homes of Sam's friends. As MON their friendship develops, they even have nicknames for each MON other - she is 'Barbara Allen' and he is 'Dapper Dicky'. MON Elizabeth meanwhile is having much less fun. As Sam admits, MON she's working like a horse at decorating his closet - as MON well as being kept awake at night by Sam's disturbed sleep MON and, worst of all, his snoring! Adapted by Hattie Naylor. MON Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by MON Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany MON Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David MON Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by MON Alice Baxter. MON Historical consultant: Liza Picard MON Sound by Catherine Robinson MON A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. MON Clip MON empty MON Credits MON Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall MON Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways MON Will: John Biddle MON Mr Kriton: Alun Raglan MON Mrs Knipp: Sophie Thompson MON Lord Brouncker: Tim McMullan MON King Charles: Ewan Bailey MON James, Duke of York: Ewan Bailey MON Director: Kate McAll MON Producer: Kate McAll MON Writer: Hattie Naylor MON MON 14:45 Book of the Week b00mq4m7 (Listen) MON Tracy Borman - Elizabeth's Women, Episode 1 MON Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman's biography of MON Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with MON the women in her life. These women brought out the best and MON the worst of Elizabeth, who could be loyal and kind but also MON cruel and vindictive. They all influenced Elizabeth's MON carefully-cultivated image as Gloriana, The Virgin Queen. MON Anne Boleyn takes centre stage, and the influence of her MON life and death on Elizabeth's future. MON MON 15:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01130n9 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] MON MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b04j283m (Listen) MON Midnight feasts, Coronation Street and striped pyjamas MON Mel Giedroyc gorges on some of the fabulous food featured in MON classic children's literature, and we hear the first part of MON this week's story The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. MON MON 17:00 Like They've Never Been Gone b00b7bd3 (Listen) MON Series 2, The Anniversary Blues MON Tommy has big celebration plans for Sheila, but Lewis gets MON involved. Stars Roy Hudd and June Whitfield. From October MON 1999. MON MON 17:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue b0075p4w (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] MON MON 18:00 Whispers b007k2kg (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] MON MON 18:30 A Good Read b04j28mn (Listen) MON Penelope Fitzgerald and William Sieghart MON 4 Extra Debut. Tom Sutcliffe, Penelope Fitzgerald and MON William Sieghart discuss Sarah Orne Jewett, Alan Isler and MON Jane Austen. From July 1998. MON MON 19:00 J Kingston Platt b01s2y7s (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] MON MON 19:30 The Navy Lark b00v8rt7 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] MON MON 20:00 Poirot b007jlw5 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] MON MON 20:30 The Internet: The Last 20th-Century Battleground MON b04j2104 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] MON MON 21:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2333 (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] MON MON 21:15 Loose Ends b04hmd4b (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] MON MON 22:00 Just a Minute b04grchn (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] MON MON 22:30 Mr and Mrs Smith b01blzkq (Listen) MON [Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today] MON MON 23:00 The Now Show b04gyqtn (Listen) MON Series 44, Episode 2 MON Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by special guests Elis MON James for a comic romp through the week's news. With Mitch MON Benn and Laura Shavin. MON Written by the cast, with additional material from Andy MON Woolton, Nadia Kamil and Liam Beirne. Produced by Alexandra MON Smith. MON Credits MON Presenter: Steve Punt MON Presenter: Hugh Dennis MON Panellist: Elis James MON Panellist: Mitch Benn MON Panellist: Laura Shavin MON Producer: Alexandra Smith MON MON 23:30 The Consultants b0076pvy (Listen) MON Series 2, Episode 4 MON Taking register at stunt school, and Tarzan learns the MON alphabet. Sketch comedy with Neil Edmond and Justin Edwards. MON From December 2003. MON MON TUE TUESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 TUE TUE 00:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bddd0 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 00:30 15 Minute Drama b01s7yvs (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 00:45 Book of the Week b00mq4m7 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Monday] TUE TUE 01:00 Whispers b007k2kg (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 01:30 A Good Read b04j28mn (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 02:00 Poirot b007jlw5 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 02:30 The Internet: The Last 20th-Century Battleground TUE b04j2104 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday] TUE TUE 03:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01130n9 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 04:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2333 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 04:15 Loose Ends b04hmd4b (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday] TUE TUE 05:00 Like They've Never Been Gone b00b7bd3 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 05:30 Life, Death and Sex with Mike and Sue b0075p4w (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 06:00 Poirot b007jlwq (Listen) TUE Murder in Mesopotamia, Episode 2 TUE The Belgian sleuth is on hand when a death occurs in the TUE heat of the desert. Stars John Moffat and Dorothy Tutin. TUE TUE 06:30 Tiny Tim b0076sg9 (Listen) TUE 4 Extra Debut. CP Lee tells the story of unlikely '60s pop TUE star Tiny Tim, who warbled his way through a series of TUE prewar songs such as 'Tiptoe Through the Tulips', TUE accompanying himself on ukelele. He married three times, TUE once on TV before a live audience of 45 million. From June TUE 2005. TUE TUE 07:00 The Fall of the Mausoleum Club b007k44b (Listen) TUE Bleak Horse TUE Timothy Tamperton reports back on the stranger's death wish TUE on the evil Joshua Farley. Stars Stephen Moore. From October TUE 1988. TUE TUE 07:30 Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself b04grrpq (Listen) TUE Episode 1 TUE A brand new impression and sketch show that looks behind the TUE scenes at the life and work of star impressionist Lewis TUE Macleod (Newsjack, Postman Pat, The Phantom Menace, Dead TUE Ringers) with Kate O'Sullivan, Duncan Wisbey and Julian TUE Dutton. TUE Producer: Lyndsay Fenner. TUE Clips TUE empty TUE empty TUE See all clips from Episode 1 (2) TUE Credits TUE Ensemble: Lewis Mcleod TUE Ensemble: Kate O'Sullivan TUE Ensemble: Duncan Wisbey TUE Ensemble: Julian Dutton TUE Producer: Lyndsay Fenner TUE TUE 08:00 The Goon Show b00d7jxr (Listen) TUE The Plasticine Man TUE Neddie Seagoon poses as a 6,000-year-old man to resurrect TUE his rock 'n' roll career. Stars Spike Milligan. From TUE December 1957. TUE TUE 08:30 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) TUE With their microscopes in at the pawnbroker, the young TUE medics need cash in a hurry. Stars Richard Briers. From TUE August 1968. TUE TUE 09:00 The Now Show b04gyqtn (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday] TUE TUE 09:30 Coming Alive b00hlmm2 (Listen) TUE Series 3, A Many-Splendoured Thing TUE Ex-con Terry has reached a crossroads. Will he get to stay TUE with Sandra or will he have to let go? Stars Karl Howman. TUE TUE 10:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01137gm (Listen) TUE Episode 2 TUE As the life-long friends each try to come to terms with TUE Percival's death, more secrets are uncovered. Stars TUE Geraldine James. TUE TUE 11:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j29zn (Listen) TUE Holly and Polly TUE A love story, and how it happens. Read by Jenny Funnell TUE The 25 short stories that comprise England and Other Stories TUE mark Swift's return to the short form after seven acclaimed TUE novels. The stories dwell on the essence of Englishness and TUE those chosen place us on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, TUE in a barbers, a supermarket, a laboratory and Macintyre's TUE warehouse, and in each place and time, Swift perfectly TUE captures a universal truth from the minutiae of lives. TUE "This is a sharp, beautiful collection: every story quick TUE and readable but leaving in the memory a core, a residue of TUE thoughtfulness" The Guardian TUE Graham Swift came to prominence with this second novel TUE Shuttlecock, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in TUE 1983. That same year, Swift's Waterland, set in the Fens TUE earned him a place on the shortlist for the Booker prize. TUE Swift would go on to win the Booker prize in 1996 with his TUE novel Last Orders, which became a film starring Michael TUE Caine, Tom Courtney, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. TUE Produced by Jeremy Osborne TUE Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk. TUE TUE 11:15 Afternoon Drama b00qpq1q (Listen) TUE Ray Connolly - God Bless Our Love TUE An uplifting, romantic comedy about a priest and a nun who TUE fall in love and leave their orders to marry and begin a new TUE life together. By Ray Connolly TUE Michael................David Neilson TUE Eleanor............Alexandra Mathie TUE Jane..............Fiona Clarke TUE Darrell..............Joe Ransom TUE Fr Dermot..............Stephen Tomlin TUE Suzy............Cherylee Houston TUE Produced by Charlotte Riches. TUE Credits TUE Producer: Charlotte Riches TUE TUE 12:00 The Goon Show b00d7jxr (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] TUE TUE 12:30 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] TUE TUE 13:00 Poirot b007jlwq (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] TUE TUE 13:30 Tiny Tim b0076sg9 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] TUE TUE 14:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bds46 (Listen) TUE BBC National Short Story Award 2013, Barmouth TUE The annual family holiday to the Welsh coast conjures TUE childhood memories of a car packed full of children, TUE parents, grandparents, picnics and arguments. In trips taken TUE years later tensions old and new remain ever present. TUE Written by Lisa Blower TUE Read by Rebekah Staton TUE Abridged by Julian Wilkinson TUE Produced by Elizabeth Allard. TUE Clip TUE empty TUE Barmouth by Lisa Blower TUE The annual family holiday to the Welsh coast conjures TUE childhood memories of a car packed full of children, TUE parents, grandparents, picnics and arguments. In trips taken TUE years later tensions old and new remain ever present. TUE More on Lisa Blower TUE Lisa Blower worked for over a decade in commercial radio in TUE marketing and events before returning full time to academia TUE and becoming a writer in 2006. Her story ‘Broken Crockery’ TUE won The Guardian's National Short Story Competition in 2009. TUE Her first novel is titled Sitting Ducks. TUE Credits TUE Author: Lisa Blower TUE Abridger: Julian Wilkinson TUE Reader: Rebekah Staton TUE Producer: Elizabeth Allard TUE TUE 14:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8x4z (Listen) TUE The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 7, Episode 2 TUE In the spring of 1666, just after his 33rd birthday, Sam TUE notes that he's 'the happiest a man can be'. He's aware that TUE he should be working harder and enjoying himself less, but TUE he decides he's the right age to do it - and doesn't want to TUE wait until he's too old to appreciate it. At home it's TUE anything but peaceful. Sam is struggling to find a suitable TUE husband for his sister, Pauline, who will soon be regarded TUE as an old maid. Elizabeth and the maid argue to the point TUE where the maid walks out and goes back to her mother. And a TUE visit from Aunty Wight, who is tormented by fear of the TUE plague, proves very trying. Adapted by Hattie Naylor TUE Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by TUE Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany TUE Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David TUE Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by TUE Alice Baxter. TUE Historical consultant: Liza Picard TUE Sound by Catherine Robinson TUE A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. TUE Credits TUE Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall TUE Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways TUE Mrs Knipp: Sophie Thompson TUE Uncle Wight: Ewan Bailey TUE Jane: Rebecca Newman TUE Mrs Lane: Eiry Thomas TUE Lord Brouncker: Tim McMullan TUE Aunt Wight: Manon Edwards TUE Director: Kate McAll TUE Producer: Kate McAll TUE Writer: Hattie Naylor TUE TUE 14:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lv (Listen) TUE Tracy Borman - Elizabeth's Women, Episode 2 TUE Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman's biography of TUE Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with TUE the women in her life. These women brought out the best and TUE the worst of Elizabeth, who could be loyal and kind but also TUE cruel and vindictive. They all influenced Elizabeth's TUE carefully-cultivated image as Gloriana, The Virgin Queen. TUE Elizabeth's stepmother Katherine Parr sets an inspiring TUE example, but an ill-judged flirtation threatens all. TUE TUE 15:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01137gm (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] TUE TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b04j2bp9 (Listen) TUE Ant and Dec, video games and elephants TUE Ant and Dec reveal what makes them tick as a double act, Mel TUE explores the rise of video game music and there's the second TUE part of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. TUE TUE 17:00 Up the Garden Path b008j0kf (Listen) TUE Series 3, Up the Stick and Sick as a Parrot TUE Izzy spends her birthday coping with the surprise news that TUE she's pregnant. Stars Imelda Staunton. From December 1993. TUE TUE 17:30 The Fall of the Mausoleum Club b007k44b (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] TUE TUE 18:00 Quote... Unquote b007jp4k (Listen) TUE From 11/02/1992 TUE Nigel Rees hosts celebrities exchanging anecdotes, epigrams TUE and bons mots. Bernard Bresslaw, Patrick Garland, Gemma TUE O'Connor and Sir Peter Ustinov. From February 1992. TUE TUE 18:30 Musical Legends b01h63d7 (Listen) TUE Duane Eddy TUE Duane Eddy is a Grammy Award-winning American guitarist who TUE had a string of hit records which were produced by Lee TUE Hazlewood and were noted for their characteristically TUE 'twangy' sound. TUE Rebel Rouser, Peter Gunn and Because They're Young were all TUE UK chart records and Duane was inducted into the Rock and TUE Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. TUE Ahead of his UK tour which includes a gig in Glasgow on the TUE 16th of May, Duane talks to Tom Morton about his music, the TUE artists who have influenced him and how he still gets a kick TUE out of performing. TUE BBC Music: Duane Eddy TUE TUE 19:00 The Goon Show b00d7jxr (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] TUE TUE 19:30 Doctor in the House b007lmys (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] TUE TUE 20:00 Poirot b007jlwq (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] TUE TUE 20:30 Tiny Tim b0076sg9 (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] TUE TUE 21:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j29zn (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] TUE TUE 21:15 Afternoon Drama b00qpq1q (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] TUE TUE 22:00 Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself b04grrpq (Listen) TUE [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] TUE TUE 22:30 Dave Against the Machine b011pnms (Listen) TUE The Bilderberg Group TUE Dave Lamb's brand new sitcom series about conspiracy TUE theorist Dave Railings continues and this week he's TUE wrestling with the Bilderberg Group. TUE The Bilderberg Group are an elite council of the world's TUE most powerful industrialists and politicians who secretly TUE rule the world. They meet once a year in a different highly TUE secured five star hotel and this year Dave's convinced that TUE they're meeting near the high security flat he shares with TUE his frustrated younger brother Jim. TUE Dave's suspicions are further aroused when a girl Jim's met TUE just a few hours earlier invites herself round. Meanwhile, TUE community police officers Nigel and Geoff are investigating TUE a series of car thefts, no-one's asked them to, they're just TUE doing it because Nigel's convinced that this is the case TUE that'll finally win them a place on the police force proper. TUE A car-jacking rollercoaster ride of an adventure pits Dave TUE against the Bilderberg Group in a battle he simply has to TUE win... that's assuming the Bilderberg Group actually exists. TUE Cast: TUE Dave Railings ..... Dave Lamb TUE Jim Railings ...... Jim North TUE Nigel Spikes ...... Nick Walker TUE Geoff Brown ...... Richie Webb TUE Katie Jones ...... Carrie Quinlan TUE Written by Dave Lamb TUE Script edited by Anil Gupta TUE Directed by Adam Tandy TUE Produced by Richie Webb TUE A Top Dog production for BBC Radio 4. TUE TUE 23:00 Bleak Expectations b00w2282 (Listen) TUE Series 4, A Wretched Life Made Much, Much Sadder TUE "A wretched life made much much sadder" Volume Four, Chapter TUE three of the Victorian comic epic by Mark Evans. After an TUE embarrassing disaster involving a bridge and a train full of TUE puppies and orphans Pip and Harry travel to America on the TUE SS Massive Britain, where Pip begins a reading tour. But all TUE is not as it seems and Mister Benevolent lures our hero into TUE a gunfight at the "All Right I Suppose Corral" TUE Sir Philip ..... Richard Johnson TUE Young Pip Bin ..... Tom Allen TUE Gently Benevolent ..... Anthony Head TUE Harry Biscuit ..... James Bachman TUE Grimpunch ..... Geoffrey Whitehead TUE Ripely ..... Sarah Hadland TUE Pippa ..... Susy Kane TUE Writer ..... Mark Evans TUE Producer ..... Gareth Edwards. TUE Credits TUE Producer: Gareth Edwards TUE TUE 23:30 And Now In Colour b0080qg5 (Listen) TUE Series 2, Eurospecial TUE The sketch team cross the English Channel for a French TUE link-up. Stars Tim de Jongh and William Vandyck. From TUE February 1991. TUE TUE WED WEDNESDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2014 WED WED 00:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bds46 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 00:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8x4z (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Tuesday] WED WED 00:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lv (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Tuesday] WED WED 01:00 Quote... Unquote b007jp4k (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 01:30 Musical Legends b01h63d7 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday] WED WED 02:00 Poirot b007jlwq (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 02:30 Tiny Tim b0076sg9 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday] WED WED 03:00 Virginia Woolf - The Waves b01137gm (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j29zn (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 04:15 Afternoon Drama b00qpq1q (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:00 Up the Garden Path b008j0kf (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 05:30 The Fall of the Mausoleum Club b007k44b (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday] WED WED 06:00 Poirot b007jlx8 (Listen) WED Murder in Mesopotamia, Episode 3 WED The sleuth digs for more clues. Is there a killer in a team WED of desert archaeologists? Stars John Moffat and William WED Franklyn. WED WED 06:30 Untouchable b007ngfp (Listen) WED Joe Queenan explores the story of Eliot Ness, the WED incorruptible federal agent who was brave enough to stand up WED to Al Capone in prohibition-era Chicago. The subject of many WED books and films, gangbuster Ness continues to loom large in WED the American imagination. WED WED 07:00 Absolute Power b018jp4b (Listen) WED Series 4, Episode 1 WED The spin doctoring duo get a lucrative contract to work for WED the BBC. Stars Stephen Fry and John Bird. From February WED 2004. WED WED 07:30 Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation b04gyp8k (Listen) WED Series 10, How to Eat Food WED Stand by your radios! Jeremy Hardy returns to the airwaves. WED In this show, in order to help explain one of our most WED fundamental acts as human beings, Jeremy Hardy picks up the WED topic of food with the chopsticks of enquiry and then drops WED it on his trousers of former cleanliness. WED Helping him tackle the subject will be special guests Vicki WED Pepperdine (Getting On, My First Planet) and Speaks To The WED Nation regular, Paul Bassett Davies. WED Welcome to "Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation", a series of WED debates in which Jeremy Hardy engages in a free and frank WED exchange of his entrenched views. Passionate, polemical, WED erudite and unable to sing, Jeremy returns with a new series WED of his show, famous for lines like "Kids should never be WED fashion slaves, especially in the Far East. My 12-year old WED daughter asked me for a new pair of trainers. I told her she WED was old enough to go out and make her own". WED Few can forget where they were twenty years ago when they WED first heard "Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation". The show WED was an immediate smash-hit success, causing pubs to empty on WED a Saturday night, which was particularly astonishing since WED the show went out on Thursdays. The Light Entertainment WED department was besieged, questions were asked in the House WED and Jeremy Hardy himself became known as the man responsible WED for the funniest show on radio since Money Box Live with WED Paul Lewis. WED Since that fateful first series, Jeremy went on to win Sony WED Awards, Writers Guild nominations and a Nobel Prize for WED Chemistry. He is a much-loved regular on both The News Quiz WED and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. He can't sing. WED Written by Jeremy Hardy WED Produced by David Tyler WED A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4. WED Credits WED Presenter: Jeremy Hardy WED Performer: Vicki Pepperdine WED Performer: Paul Bassett Davies WED Writer: Jeremy Hardy WED Producer: David Tyler WED WED 08:00 The Burkiss Way b007jrdl (Listen) WED Series 3, Complain About the Burkiss Way WED Desert Island wobbles and quirky documentaries. Stars Jo WED Kendall, Chris Emmett, Fred Harris and Nigel Rees. From WED January 1978. WED WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00qpjy6 (Listen) WED Series 2, Episode 5 WED Singing dogs and the tale of Martin Copperwick. Sketches and WED songs with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Jo Kendall. From November WED 1965. WED WED 09:00 Dilemma b01888wg (Listen) WED Series 1, Episode 6 WED Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral and ethical WED wringer in this show show in which there are no "right" WED answers - but there are some deeply damning ones. WED This edition features comedians Zoe Lyons and Phill Jupitus, WED author Simon Garfield and the actor and writer Humphrey Ker. WED This week the guests are dealt quandaries involving swapped WED babies, one-night stands, and biochip crime prevention. They WED also solve some dilemmas the audience have brought along. WED The show was devised by award-winning stand-up and writer WED Danielle Ward (The News Quiz, Newswipe, Mock The Week). WED Producer: Ed Morrish. WED WED 09:30 Simon's Bug b04j2dsb (Listen) WED Episode 4 WED Simon comes to conclusions about his wife, children and WED friends. But are they correct? Stars Hywel Bennett. From WED March 1989. WED WED 10:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vhg (Listen) WED Episode 1 WED 4 Extra Debut. Memoir of Edmund Gosse's Victorian childhood, WED raised in a strictly non-conformist Plymouth Brethren home. WED Stars Derek Jacobi and Roger Allam. WED WED 11:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2dsd (Listen) WED Articles of War WED It is September 1805 and a young lieutenant awaits his first WED naval action with some trepidation. Read by Ewan Bailey. WED The 25 short stories that comprise England and Other Stories WED mark Swift's return to the short form after seven acclaimed WED novels. The stories dwell on the essence of Englishness and WED those chosen place us on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, WED in a barbers, a supermarket, a laboratory and Macintyre's WED warehouse, and in each place and time, Swift perfectly WED captures a universal truth from the minutiae of lives. WED "This is a sharp, beautiful collection: every story quick WED and readable but leaving in the memory a core, a residue of WED thoughtfulness" The Guardian WED Graham Swift came to prominence with this second novel WED Shuttlecock, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in WED 1983. That same year, Swift's Waterland, set in the Fens WED earned him a place on the shortlist for the Booker prize. WED Swift would go on to win the Booker prize in 1996 with his WED novel Last Orders, which became a film starring Michael WED Caine, Tom Courtney, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. WED Produced by Jeremy Osborne WED Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk. WED WED 11:15 Afternoon Drama b00gdw49 (Listen) WED Sarah Daniels - Left in Trust WED By Sarah Daniels. WED When a young woman decides to write a play about the founder WED of the National Trust, it leads her to discover secrets WED about her own family. WED With Kenneth Cranham, Sophie Stanton. WED Directed by Sally Avens. WED WED 12:00 The Burkiss Way b007jrdl (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00qpjy6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 13:00 Poirot b007jlx8 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 13:30 Untouchable b007ngfp (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 14:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bfk98 (Listen) WED BBC National Short Story Award 2013, Prepositions WED Lionel Shriver's story takes the form of a letter in which WED long held resentments are finally expressed, ten years after WED the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. WED Read by Nancy Crane WED Produced by Gemma Jenkins. WED Clip WED empty WED Prepositions by Lionel Shriver WED Lionel Shriver's story takes the form of a letter in which WED long held resentments are finally expressed, ten years after WED the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. WED More on Lionel Shriver WED Lionel Shriver is the author of 11 novels. She is well-known WED for the New York Times bestsellers So Much for That (2010) WED and The Post-Birthday World (2007) - one of Time’s top ten WED for 2007. Her international bestseller We Need to Talk About WED Kevin (2005) won the Orange Prize, passed the WED million-copies-sold mark several years ago and was adapted WED for an award-winning feature film in 2011. Shriver’s work WED has been translated into 28 languages. WED WED Related content: WED WED Woman's Hour - Lionel Shriver on 'Big Brother' WED Saturday Review - Lionel Shriver's 'Big Brother' WED Bookclub - Lionel Shriver on 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' WED Wikipedia - Lionel Shriver WED WED WED (Photo credit: Suki Dhanda) WED (The BBC is not responsible for the content of external WED websites) WED WED Credits WED Author: Lionel Shriver WED Reader: Nancy Crane WED Producer: Gemma Jenkins WED WED 14:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8xmn (Listen) WED The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 7, Episode 3 WED War with the Dutch is imminent and Sam finds a posting at WED sea for Elizabeth's brother, Balty. Sam's social life WED continues to be very busy. He has a liaison with his old WED mistress, Mrs Lane, and is on his way to The Swan, with Mrs WED Knipp and Mrs Pierce, when a man warns them that it's still WED shut up with the plague. But when Elizabeth innocently WED invites her drawing teacher, Mr Brown, to stay for dinner, WED Sam is furious. Adapted from the diaries by Hattie Naylor. WED Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by WED Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany WED Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David WED Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by WED Alice Baxter. WED Historical consultant: Liza Picard WED Sound by Catherine Robinson WED A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. WED Credits WED Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall WED Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways WED Will: John Biddle WED Balty: Matthew Gravelle WED Mrs Lane: Eiry Thomas WED Mrs Knipp: Sophie Thompson WED Director: Kate McAll WED Producer: Kate McAll WED Writer: Hattie Naylor WED WED 14:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lx (Listen) WED Tracy Borman - Elizabeth's Women, Episode 3 WED Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman's biography of WED Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with WED the women in her life. These women brought out the best and WED the worst of Elizabeth, who could be loyal and kind but also WED cruel and vindictive. They all influenced Elizabeth's WED carefully-cultivated image as Gloriana, The Virgin Queen. WED The public world of Elizabeth's court as she begins her WED reign, and the more intimate realm of her private WED apartments, where she is attended by her Ladies in Waiting. WED WED 15:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vhg (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] WED WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b04j2ff1 (Listen) WED Crying, Neighbours and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa WED Mel Giedroyc has a rummage through Kylie's wardrobe, Dame WED Kiri Te Kanawa reveals her Inheritance Tracks and there's WED the third part of current story The Boy in the Striped WED Pyjamas. WED WED 17:00 For Better Or for Worse b00g2glt (Listen) WED Episode 1 WED Dithering Bernard tries to get engaged to his flighty WED partner Iris. Stars Su Pollard and Gorden Kaye. From WED February 1993. WED WED 17:30 Absolute Power b018jp4b (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] WED WED 18:00 Dilemma b01888wg (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] WED WED 18:30 Off the Page b0076cpk (Listen) WED Treachery WED Matthew Parris invites Ann Widdecombe MP, Guy Browning and WED Stephanie Merritt to discuss acts of treachery. WED In each programme, Matthew Parris introduces a group of WED writers of fact and fiction: new talent and established WED names. In the context of a discussion of one of the ideas WED and pre-occupations of our times, each presents a piece on WED this week's topic. WED The best new writing and the freshest conversation from WED 2003. WED WED 19:00 The Burkiss Way b007jrdl (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] WED WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again b00qpjy6 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] WED WED 20:00 Poirot b007jlx8 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] WED WED 20:30 Untouchable b007ngfp (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] WED WED 21:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2dsd (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] WED WED 21:15 Afternoon Drama b00gdw49 (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] WED WED 22:00 Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation b04gyp8k (Listen) WED [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] WED WED 22:30 Elvenquest b0170c13 (Listen) WED Series 3, Episode 5 WED The Questers continue their search for the Sword of Asnagar WED and are happy to be welcomed into the palace of the White WED Wizard, a man who is nothing but sweetness and light and, WED consequently, the very opposite to Lord Darkness. But WED extremism of any kind, whether for good or evil, is a WED dangerous thing - and Penthiselea (Sophie Winkleman) soon WED begins to smell that there's something not altogether WED unfishy about the White Wizard. WED Meanwhile, Kreech and Lord Darkness are off to the Land of WED Dunes for their annual holiday... WED Starring: WED Darren Boyd as Vidar WED Kevin Eldon as Dean/Kreech WED Dave Lamb as Amis, aka the "Chosen One" WED Alistair McGowan as Lord Darkness WED Stephen Mangan as Sam WED John Sessions as the White Wizard WED and WED Sophie Winkleman as Penthiselea WED Written by Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto WED Producer: Sam Michell. WED WED 23:00 The Museum of Everything b00gs2nj (Listen) WED Series 3, Natural Science WED The birds and the bees, blue plaques and the human body all WED on show this week. With Marcus Brigstocke. From August 2006. WED WED 23:30 The Big Booth b007k2fv (Listen) WED Series 1, Episode 5 WED Boothby Graffoe sorts it out with monologues and sketches. WED With Simon Evans and singer Richard Thompson. From January WED 2000. WED WED THU THURSDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2014 THU THU 00:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bfk98 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 00:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8xmn (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 00:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lx (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:00 Dilemma b01888wg (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 01:30 Off the Page b0076cpk (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:00 Poirot b007jlx8 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 02:30 Untouchable b007ngfp (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday] THU THU 03:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vhg (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2dsd (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 04:15 Afternoon Drama b00gdw49 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:00 For Better Or for Worse b00g2glt (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 05:30 Absolute Power b018jp4b (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday] THU THU 06:00 Poirot b007jlxs (Listen) THU Murder in Mesopotamia, Episode 4 THU As the Belgian sleuth continues quizzing the suspects, a THU second tragedy strikes the dig. Stars John Moffat and Becky THU Hindley. THU THU 06:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007s1y4 (Listen) THU Merimee, the Creator of Carmen THU 1/2. Merimee, the creator of Carmen THU Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee go on the trail of THU Prosper Merimee, author of the novella Carmen. He was THU employed in the 1830s as Inspector General of Historical THU Monuments, saving many of the sites that tourists to France THU enjoy today. THU THU 07:00 Ayres on the Air b00mbz1c (Listen) THU Series 3, On Yer Bike THU Pam Ayres returns with a new series packed with poetry, THU anecdotes and sketches. THU Pam is joined by Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu for THU poems about French cycling holidays, the up-side to riding a THU tandem, getting fit on gym bikes and how to banish the THU middle-age blues by getting kitted out with a motorbike and THU leathers. THU THU 07:30 Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing b04gwlw4 (Listen) THU Series 3, About Intelligence THU EPISODE ONE: ABOUT INTELLIGENCE THU In a mix of stand-up and re-enacted family life - Nathan THU Caton illustrates what can happen when you try to prove to THU your family how clever you are. THU Written by Nathan Caton and James Kettle THU Producer: Katie Tyrrell THU Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing is a series about young, THU up-and-coming comedian Nathan Caton, who after becoming the THU first in his family to graduate from University, opted not THU to use his architecture degree but instead to try his hand THU at being a full-time stand-up comedian, much to his family's THU horror and disgust. They desperately want him to get a THU 'proper job.' THU Each episode illustrates the criticism, interference and THU rollercoaster ride that Nathan endures from his disapproving THU family as he tries to prove himself. THU The series is a mix of Nathan's stand-up intercut with THU scenes from his family life. THU Janet a.k.a. Mum is probably the kindest and most lenient of THU the disappointed family members. At the end of the day she THU just wants the best for her son. However, she'd also love to THU brag and show her son off to her friends, but with Nathan THU only telling jokes for a living that's kind of hard to do. THU Martin a.k.a. Dad works in the construction industry and was THU looking forward to his son getting a degree so the two of THU them could work together in the same field. But now Nathan THU has blown that dream out of the window. Martin is clumsy and THU hard-headed and leaves running the house to his wife (she THU wouldn't allow it to be any other way). THU Shirley a.k.a. Grandma cannot believe Nathan turned down THU architecture for comedy. She can't believe she left the THU paradise in the West Indies and came to the freezing United THU Kingdom for a better life so that years later her grandson THU could 'tell jokes!' How can her grandson go on stage and use THU foul language and filthy material... it's not the good THU Christian way! THU So with all this going on in the household what will Nathan THU do? Will he persevere and follow his dreams? Or will he give THU in to his family's interference? Or will he finally leave THU home?! THU Producer Katie Tyrrell. THU Credits THU Nathan: Nathan Caton THU Grandma: Mona Hammond THU Mum: Adjoa Andoh THU Dad: Curtis Walker THU Tyree: Alhaji Fofana THU Reverend Williams: Don Gilet THU Himself: Vernon Kay THU Writer: Nathan Caton THU Writer: James Kettle THU Producer: Katie Tyrrell THU THU 08:00 Parsley Sidings b007k12w (Listen) THU Series 2, The New Level Crossing THU 4 Extra Debut. The station's future looks bleak when head THU office considers automation. Stars Arthur Lowe and Bill THU Pertwee. From November 1973. THU THU 08:30 Take It From Here b01cj179 (Listen) THU From 23/04/1958 THU The perils of worker relations, and Ron Glum needs a new THU suit. Stars Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. From April THU 1958. THU THU 09:00 Foul Play b00jh5hn (Listen) THU Series 3, Death By a Short Hand THU Crime writers Lady Antonia Fraser and Anthony Price probe THU the death of a top jockey. Chaired by Simon Brett. From THU December 1997. THU THU 09:30 Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends b0132tk0 (Listen) THU Series 3, Alka Salsa THU Robin is talked into a salsa weekend, against his better THU judgement. Starring Kay Stonham and Amelia Bulmore. From THU June 2004. THU THU 10:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vm0 (Listen) THU Episode 2 THU Baptised at the age of ten, lonely Edmund is torn between THU his father and a terrible secret. Stars Derek Jacobi and THU Roger Allam. THU THU 11:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2p0z (Listen) THU Tragedy, Tragedy THU At Macintyre's warehouse, Mick Hammond turns the THU conversation to the nature of tragedy. Read by Ewan Bailey. THU The 25 short stories that comprise England and Other Stories THU mark Swift's return to the short form after seven acclaimed THU novels. The stories dwell on the essence of Englishness and THU those chosen place us on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, THU in a barbers, a supermarket, a laboratory and Macintyre's THU warehouse, and in each place and time, Swift perfectly THU captures a universal truth from the minutiae of lives. THU "This is a sharp, beautiful collection: every story quick THU and readable but leaving in the memory a core, a residue of THU thoughtfulness" The Guardian THU Graham Swift came to prominence with this second novel THU Shuttlecock, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in THU 1983. That same year, Swift's Waterland, set in the Fens THU earned him a place on the shortlist for the Booker prize. THU Swift would go on to win the Booker prize in 1996 with his THU novel Last Orders, which became a film starring Michael THU Caine, Tom Courtney, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. THU Produced by Jeremy Osborne THU Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk. THU THU 11:15 Adam Thorpe - Nought Happens Twice Thus b0076ckp (Listen) THU Adam Thorpe's play imagines a conversation between Thomas THU Hardy and his second wife Florence. In July 1921, a THU production company has descended on Hardy's Dorset home to THU make a film of The Mayor of Casterbridge. Hardy wants his THU wife to come down and watch, but Florence is less than THU enthusiastic. With Patrick Malahide, Sylvestra Le Touzel, THU Emma Callander, Scott Brooksbank. Directed by Patrick THU Rayner. THU THU 12:00 Parsley Sidings b007k12w (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 12:30 Take It From Here b01cj179 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 13:00 Poirot b007jlxs (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 13:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007s1y4 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 14:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bfszb (Listen) THU BBC National Short Story Award 2013, Notes From the House THU Spirits THU Hattie Morahan reads the next story up for this prestigious THU award, a chronicle of the happenings and lives of the THU neglectful inhabitants of a particular house. THU Written by Lucy Wood THU Abridged by Miranda Davies THU Produced by Elizabeth Allard THU On Tuesday, 8th October the announcement of the winning THU short story and the runner up will be broadcast live from THU the Radio Theatre at BBC Broadcasting House on Front Row. THU Clip THU empty THU Notes From the House Spirits by Lucy Wood THU This beguiling story is a chronicle of the happenings and THU lives of the neglectful inhabitants of a particular house. THU More on Lucy Wood THU Lucy Wood completed her BA in English and MA in Creative THU Writing at Exeter University. Her first book, Diving Belles THU (2012) is a collection of short stories based on Cornish THU folklore. She has been longlisted for the Dylan Thomas THU Prize, shortlisted for the Edge Hill Prize and has received THU a Somerset Maugham Award. THU Credits THU Author: Lucy Wood THU Abridger: Miranda Davies THU Reader: Hattie Morahan THU Producer: Elizabeth Allard THU THU 14:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8xng (Listen) THU The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 7, Episode 4 THU Sam goes to Greenwich Park to see if he can hear gunfire, THU now that Britain is at war with the Dutch. Then an injured THU sailor comes to tell him of the battle, and Sam takes him to THU tell his story to the King. People want to believe in a THU British victory - bonfires are lit and fireworks let off. THU But Sam is concerned that such celebrations are premature. THU He's soon proved right. Elizabeth's brother, Balty, returns THU from sea with a tearful tale. Adapted by Hattie Naylor. THU Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by THU Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany THU Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David THU Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by THU Alice Baxter. THU Historical consultant: Liza Picard THU Sound by Catherine Robinson THU A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. THU Credits THU Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall THU Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways THU Will: John Biddle THU Lord Brouncker: Tim McMullan THU King Charles: Ewan Bailey THU Betty: Sophie Thompson THU Balty: Matthew Gravelle THU Director: Kate McAll THU Producer: Kate McAll THU Writer: Hattie Naylor THU THU 14:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lz (Listen) THU Tracy Borman - Elizabeth's Women, Episode 4 THU Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman's biography of THU Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with THU the women in her life. These women brought out the best and THU the worst of Elizabeth, who could be loyal and kind but also THU cruel and vindictive. They all influenced Elizabeth's THU carefully-cultivated image as Gloriana, The Virgin Queen. THU Elizabeth is compelled to confront that 'bosom serpent', THU Mary Queen of Scots, and much anguish follows. THU THU 15:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vm0 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] THU THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b04j2vl7 (Listen) THU Playground games, salutes and Sir Ranulph Fiennes THU Mel Giedroyc learns if hopscotch and skipping still have a THU place in today's playground, and we hear the fourth part of THU current story The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. THU THU 17:00 No Commitments b007jmwg (Listen) THU Series 2, Affair Exchange THU Victoria is offered the chance of an affair, but will she THU succumb to Tim's charms? Stars Nicola Pagett. From August THU 1993. THU Credits THU Actor: Ann Jobson THU THU 17:30 Ayres on the Air b00mbz1c (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] THU THU 18:00 Foul Play b00jh5hn (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] THU THU 18:30 Great Lives b00768vp (Listen) THU Katherine Graham THU 4 Extra Debut. Broadcaster Kirsty Young chooses newspaper THU publisher Katherine Graham. With Humphrey Carpenter. From THU August 2002. THU THU 19:00 Parsley Sidings b007k12w (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] THU THU 19:30 Take It From Here b01cj179 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] THU THU 20:00 Poirot b007jlxs (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] THU THU 20:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007s1y4 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] THU THU 21:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2p0z (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] THU THU 21:15 Adam Thorpe - Nought Happens Twice Thus b0076ckp (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] THU THU 22:00 Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing b04gwlw4 (Listen) THU [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] THU THU 22:30 Newsjack b04j2vl9 (Listen) THU Series 11, Episode 1 THU Made for 4 Extra. The week's stories cobbled together in a THU scrapbook sketch show. Uninformed, up to the minute, down to THU the dregs. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan. THU THU 23:00 The News at Bedtime b00pftgl (Listen) THU Episode 4 THU Twin presenters John Tweedledum and Jim Tweedledee present THU in-depth news analysis covering the latest stories happening THU this 'once upon a time'. THU Jim reports live from the launch site of the Nurseryland THU space programme as preparations are finalised to put a cow THU over the moon. THU With Peter Donaldson, Lewis MacLeod, Alex MacQueen, Lucy THU Montgomery, Vicki Pepperdine, Dan Tetsell. THU Written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. THU Credits THU Producer: Simon Nicholls THU THU 23:15 Peter Bradshaw - For One Horrible Moment b008756f (Listen) THU Episode 3 THU Darkly comic memoirs of growing up in the 1970s. Will THU father's lecture on sex dampen our hero's ardour? With Peter THU Bradshaw. THU THU 23:30 Pleased to Meet You b007k2kz (Listen) THU Episode 1 THU Ninety-something good-time girl Dora Dale spills the beans THU on the Rat Pack to Martin Kelner. Co-stars Jake Yapp. From THU July 2006. THU THU FRI FRIDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2014 FRI FRI 00:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bfszb (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 14:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 00:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8xng (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 14:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 00:45 Book of the Week b00mq4lz (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 14:45 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:00 Foul Play b00jh5hn (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 01:30 Great Lives b00768vp (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:00 Poirot b007jlxs (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 02:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007s1y4 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday] FRI FRI 03:00 Edmund Gosse - Father and Son b0076vm0 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2p0z (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 04:15 Adam Thorpe - Nought Happens Twice Thus b0076ckp (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:00 No Commitments b007jmwg (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 05:30 Ayres on the Air b00mbz1c (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday] FRI FRI 06:00 Poirot b007jly9 (Listen) FRI Murder in Mesopotamia, Episode 5 FRI The Belgian sleuth battles to reveal the identity of the FRI desert murderer. Stars John Moffat and William Franklyn. FRI FRI 06:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007sq12 (Listen) FRI Merimee, the Patron Saint of Tourists FRI 2/2. Merimee, the Patron Saint of Tourists FRI Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit Saumur and FRI Chinon on the trail of Prosper Merimee, author of the FRI novella Carmen, who was employed in the 1830s as Inspector FRI General of Historical Monuments. FRI FRI 07:00 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me b0076h4q (Listen) FRI Series 1, Body and Soul FRI At a bandmate's funeral, musicians Roy and George face up to FRI their own mortality. Stars Ram Jam Holder. From September FRI 2003. FRI FRI 07:30 Chain Reaction b013r2hm (Listen) FRI Series 7, Mark Steel interviews Barry Davies FRI Chain Reaction is Radio 4's tag-team interview show. Each FRI week, a figure from the world of entertainment chooses FRI another to interview; the next week, the interviewee turns FRI interviewer, and they in turn pass the baton on to someone FRI else - creating a 'chain' throughout the series. FRI Mark Steel has presented a range of his own programmes on FRI Radio 4, from The Mark Steel Solution, The Mark Steel FRI Revolution, The Mark Steel Lectures to, most recently, the FRI Sony Silver Award and Writers Guild Award-winning Mark FRI Steel's In Town. He also occasionally appears in programmes FRI that don't have his name in the title, such as The News FRI Quiz. FRI Barry Davies is a commentator perhaps best-known for his FRI football coverage, covering ten World Cups, seven European FRI Championships, and two FA Cup finals. He's also commentated FRI on the Olympics, the Commonwealth games and Wimbledon, as FRI well as the World Stare-Out Championships in 1998. FRI In this interview, obsessive sports fan Mark asks Barry FRI about being present at some of the most important sporting FRI moments of the last forty years; about remaining impartial FRI ("Where were the Germans? Frankly, who cares?"); and about FRI the changing face of sports and sports broadcasting. FRI FRI 08:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01sjj1t (Listen) FRI From 01/05/1978 FRI The famous duo's final show for the BBC, in which Ernie FRI hires a French au pair. With music by the Nolan Sisters. FRI From May 1978. FRI FRI 08:30 The Men from the Ministry b00y2xmy (Listen) FRI French Cricket FRI The hapless duo set out to sell the national game overseas. FRI Stars Wilfrid Hyde-White and Richard Murdoch. From November FRI 1962. FRI FRI 09:00 Just a Minute b04jmbdw (Listen) FRI Edinburgh Masterclass FRI After clocking up an amazing 900 editions of the FRI award-winning panel game show Just A Minute over 47 years, FRI Paul Merton interviews series chairman Nicholas Parsons - FRI the only person to have appeared in every single edition. FRI Jimmy Edwards was originally destined for the role of Just A FRI Minute chairman, with Parsons as a panellist. But when show FRI producer, David Hatch, realised that he wouldn't be able to FRI prise Edwards into a studio on a Sunday, Parsons stepped up FRI to the plate to challenge panellists to speak for one minute FRI without hesitation, deviation or repetition, on any subject FRI that comes up on the cards. FRI Since 1967, Just A Minute has featured some of the UK's FRI finest raconteurs, including Clement Freud, Peter Jones, FRI Derek Nimmo, Kenneth Williams and Sheila Hancock. FRI Featuring archive clips, this JAM special was recorded FRI before an audience at the BBC's Potterow venue during The FRI Edinburgh Festival 2014. FRI FRI 09:30 Trevor's World of Sport b00nd0th (Listen) FRI Series 3, Episode 3 FRI Andy Hamilton's comedy series about Trevor the sports agent FRI and his brave attempts to swim safely through the shark tank FRI of life. FRI 3/6. Trevor tries to prove that people deserve a second FRI chance. FRI Trevor ...... Neil Pearson FRI Sammy ...... Paul Reynolds FRI Ralph ...... Michael Fenton Stevens FRI Theresa ...... Rosalind Ayres FRI Heidrun ...... Cosima Shaw FRI Barry ...... Abdul Salis FRI Meryl ...... Claire Skinner FRI Dean ...... Philip Pope. FRI FRI 10:00 Thomas Crowe - The Internet Wants a Chat b008m46l (Listen) FRI What happens when the world wide web gets a life of its own? FRI Thomas Crowe's play stars Anne-Marie Duff and David FRI Harewood. FRI FRI 11:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2yrc (Listen) FRI People Are Life FRI It's the last customer of the day for a Cypriot barber and FRI the conversation turns toward friendship. Read by Ewan FRI Bailey. FRI The 25 short stories that comprise England and Other Stories FRI mark Swift's return to the short form after seven acclaimed FRI novels. The stories dwell on the essence of Englishness and FRI those chosen place us on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, FRI in a barbers, a supermarket, a laboratory and Macintyre's FRI warehouse, and in each place and time, Swift perfectly FRI captures a universal truth from the minutiae of lives. FRI "This is a sharp, beautiful collection: every story quick FRI and readable but leaving in the memory a core, a residue of FRI thoughtfulness: The Guardian FRI Graham Swift came to prominence with this second novel FRI Shuttlecock, which won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in FRI 1983. That same year, Swift's Waterland, set in the Fens FRI earned him a place on the shortlist for the Booker prize. FRI Swift would go on to win the Booker prize in 1996 with his FRI novel Last Orders, which became a film starring Michael FRI Caine, Tom Courtney, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. FRI Produced by Jeremy Osborne FRI Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk. FRI FRI 11:15 Peter Tinniswood b00x7f2w (Listen) FRI The Scan FRI Compulsive talker Ernest seeks reassurance from a protective FRI nurse. Stars Roy Hudd and Judy Cornwell. FRI FRI 12:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01sjj1t (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 12:30 The Men from the Ministry b00y2xmy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 13:00 Poirot b007jly9 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 13:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007sq12 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 14:00 BBC National Short Story Award b03bg4vy (Listen) FRI BBC National Short Story Award 2013, We Are Watching FRI Something Terrible Happening FRI Claire Skinner reads the fifth story in contention for this FRI prestigious award. Love and science collide in this haunting FRI story about the chaos of a disintegrating relationship, a FRI civil war and the trajectory of meteorites. FRI Written by Lavinia Greenlaw FRI Produced by Elizabeth Allard. FRI Clip FRI empty FRI We Are Watching Something Terrible Happening by Lavinia FRI Greenlaw FRI Love and science collide in this haunting story about the FRI chaos of a disintegrating relationship, a civil war and the FRI trajectory of meteorites. FRI More on Lavinia Greenlaw FRI Lavinia Greenlaw is a poet and novelist and Professor of FRI Poetry at the University of East Anglia. Her collections FRI include Minsk (2004) and The Casual Perfect (2011). She was FRI the first artist-in-residence at the Science Museum and also FRI held a residency at The Royal Society of Medicine. She is a FRI Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. FRI Lavinia Greenlaw on Woman's Hour FRI (Photo credit: Julian Abrams) FRI Credits FRI Author: Lavinia Greenlaw FRI Reader: Claire Skinner FRI Producer: Elizabeth Allard FRI FRI 14:20 Inheritance Tracks b04dq55n (Listen) FRI Jennifer Saunders FRI Jennifer Saunders selects Spike Milligan's Q5 theme and Kate FRI and Anna McGarrigle's song, Talk to Me of Mendocino. FRI FRI 14:30 15 Minute Drama b01s8xvb (Listen) FRI The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Series 7, Episode 5 FRI Sam is worried that the Navy offices are being blamed for FRI the battle with the Dutch going wrong. Then his house is FRI surrounded by the wives of men who were pressed into going FRI to sea to fight. They are desperate, swearing and shouting FRI that they have no money. Sam is sympathetic to their plight FRI but also worried about sending out his venison pasty to the FRI bakers in case they do damage to it. Then one woman gets FRI into his office and makes a moving appeal which touches his FRI conscience. FRI Adapted by Hattie Naylor. FRI Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by FRI Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany FRI Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David FRI Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by FRI Alice Baxter. FRI Historical consultant: Liza Picard FRI Sound by Catherine Robinson FRI A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll. FRI Credits FRI Samuel Pepys: Kris Marshall FRI Elizabeth Pepys: Katherine Jakeways FRI Jane: Rebecca Newman FRI Will: John Biddle FRI Lord Brouncker: Tim McMullan FRI Wife: Eiry Thomas FRI Director: Kate McAll FRI Producer: Kate McAll FRI FRI 14:45 Book of the Week b00mq4m1 (Listen) FRI Tracy Borman - Elizabeth's Women, Episode 5 FRI Emma Fielding reads from Tracy Borman's biography of FRI Elizabeth I, which explores the relationships she had with FRI the women in her life. These women brought out the best and FRI the worst of Elizabeth, who could be loyal and kind but also FRI cruel and vindictive. They all influenced Elizabeth's FRI carefully-cultivated image as Gloriana, The Virgin Queen. FRI In the final years of her reign, Elizabeth begins to lose FRI her grip on matters at court. This state of affairs is FRI reflected in the loosening morals of her newer and younger FRI Ladies-in-Waiting, who she fittingly terms her 'flouting FRI wenches'. FRI FRI 15:00 Thomas Crowe - The Internet Wants a Chat b008m46l (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today] FRI FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show b04j2z6q (Listen) FRI Concorde, bicycles and Tom Baker learning French FRI Ex-Doctor Who Tom Baker brushes up on his French, Mel FRI remembers the golden age of Concorde and there's the fifth FRI part of current story The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. FRI FRI 17:00 After Henry b007jnzw (Listen) FRI Series 2, The Teapot FRI Eleanor wants a video player, but how can she raise the FRI cash? Stars Prunella Scales and Joan Sanderson. From October FRI 1986. FRI FRI 17:30 Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me b0076h4q (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today] FRI FRI 18:00 Just a Minute b04jmbdw (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today] FRI FRI 18:30 Pioneers b00xxd41 (Listen) FRI Series 1, Michael Cashman FRI Eastenders' Michael Cashman on the explosive moment he FRI helped make history when UK TV saw it's first gay kiss. A FRI kiss which led to not just public and political controversy FRI but terrifying personal consequences for Cashman in the form FRI of death threats and attacks on his home. In Pioneers FRI Michael Cashman tells Clare English about the social and FRI political landscape of 1987 and why that brief encounter FRI between the character he played, Colin Russell, and market FRI trader Barry Clark would prove momentous for so many of the FRI people involved. FRI FRI 19:00 The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show b01sjj1t (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today] FRI FRI 19:30 The Men from the Ministry b00y2xmy (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today] FRI FRI 20:00 Poirot b007jly9 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today] FRI FRI 20:30 The Man Who Made France Old b007sq12 (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today] FRI FRI 21:00 Graham Swift - England and Other Stories b04j2yrc (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today] FRI FRI 21:15 Peter Tinniswood b00x7f2w (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today] FRI FRI 22:00 Chain Reaction b013r2hm (Listen) FRI [Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today] FRI FRI 22:30 BBC Radio New Comedy Award b04j304p (Listen) FRI 2014, Heat three FRI Made for 4 Extra. Third heat of the 2014 BBC Radio New FRI Comedy Award. Recorded in Cardiff and hosted by John Robins. FRI FRI 23:25 The Comedy Club Interviews b04jv5gx (Listen) FRI For two hours, six nights a week, the Comedy Club offers the FRI best comedy around. Simon Munnery chats to Josie Long. FRI FRI 23:30 Goodness Gracious Me b01pdy85 (Listen) FRI Series 3, Episode 5 FRI The man who insists Superman is Indian, and the Bhangra FRI Muffins act cool. Stars Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. From June FRI 1998. FRI