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
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