6/8 Author Christopher Brookmyre is joined by comedy innovator Alex Horne.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
What is it that actually triggers our laughter, do all of us find the same things funny?
BBC World Service
4/4 Cat burglar Fingers Fogerty pays the comedian an unwelcome visit.
1/4 Guilt-ridden arms dealer Simon McGrath cares about the world and his needy girlfriend.
3/6 John Lloyd and Jimmy Carr with Humphrey Ker, Pamela Stephenson Connolly and Andre Geim.
Kenneth Horne goes wine tasting, and a savage sea monster attacks the Isle of Wight.
5/8 Harold persuades Albert to move out to suburbia. Adapted from TV with Wilfrid Brambell.
3/6 Arthur is keen on taking up a free trial gym membership, but will his doctor approve?
4/6 The sofa hosts invite a stressed bomb disposal expert to 'hug his fear'.
The Reverend Lionel Fanthorpe and Richard Ingrams catch up with Fred.
BBC Radio Scotland
2/4 Pam Ayres looks at subjects like keeping cool and finding the perfect swimsuit.
BBC Radio 4
3/7 Mrs Ransome compares the burglary aftermath to dealing with a death.
Henning Wehn explores the story of one of Monty Python's most bizarre adventures. (R)
9/10 With news of a New Year's Honour for a villager, Audrey is nice to Devere.
4/6 John Lloyd and Humphrey Ker with Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Nyman and Dr Alice Roberts.
Jason Cook hosts a showcase of the best new acts from the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe.
7/9 An extended edition of the News Quiz, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.
1/6 Michael Feydeau and David Pershore unravel a case of wartime spying skullduggery.
Tuesday 23 October 2012