On Air Now Programmes
Sam visits 80-year-old Marian Sutro and begins recording the story of her espionage life.
A woman goes from being thought of as useful to becoming invisible.
Afternoon ReadingComic Fringes, Stairlift Us Up Where We Belong
Paul Morley explores the music people were really listening to during the Blitz.
Hits of the Blitz
On Air Now Start Time 14:30 - End Time 15:45
Ex-jockey Sid Halley must guard a horse, probe a syndicate and find a swindler.
Dick FrancisWhip Hand, Episode 1
Midfield maestro Ricky Lenin's battle for Britain's first communist football team.
Lenin of the RoversEpisode 1
Imagining the last days of Wallis Simpson, for whom King Edward VIII gave up the throne.
Afternoon DramaRose Tremain - The Darkness of Wallis Simpson
When provincial Denise arrives in Paris, she soon catches the eye of seducer Octave Mouret
Classic SerialEmile Zola - The Ladies' Delight, Episode 1
By Rosemary Timperley. Can Mrs Grove really talk with her husband beyond the grave?
HauntedLittle Girl Lost
Barry Cryer shares some of his reminiscences, with tales of Willie Rushton and Roy Castle.
That Reminds MeBarry Cryer
The attractive new editor of a local magazine stirs the curmudgeon's loins.
Ed Reardon's WeekThe Great Escape
Professor Jimmy Edwards has to act quickly to save the school prize-giving day.
A struggling vicar and a Welsh birthday card poet. Sketch comedy from March 1971.
Lines From My Grandfather's ForeheadFrom 22/03/1971
The comedian and the comic actor meet in the tag-team talk show.
Chain ReactionLee Mack interviews Ade Edmondson
Arthur Smith is at the biggest arts festival in Europe with news, reviews and much more.
The Comedy Club at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe2015, Episode 6
The surrealist discovers ancient Egyptian music and what the Dutch think of British pubs.
Ivor Cutler - Cutler the LaxEpisode 2
Just as Heather is about to embark on a gap year in Africa, her mother has shocking news.
Colin Douglas - The Gap Omnibus
Student Arthur Vernet probes a mystery around the Earl of Warminster's family home.
Grant Eustace - Absolute Discretion
A group of over-cultivated characters attempt to behave in a civilised manner.
Iris Murdoch - A Severed Head Omnibus
Tinned food lets man live on Mars, until the can openers fail.
Atomic TalesLand of Plenty
The dangers of tennis for the Oblivions are now clear, but surely martinis are okay?
Colin Swash - Paradise Lost in SpaceEpisode 4
Leaving Pitcairn Island by catamaran, a storm threatens the lives of Diana and Lady Myre.
Diana Souhami - Coconut ChaosEpisode 5
Huw Williams stops at Caldey Island to meet a monk.
In Drovers' BootsEpisode 2
Eddie Izzard introduces music and memories from the comedian's second spell as a castaway.
Desert Island Discs RevisitedEric Sykes
Actor Alex Jennings chooses 'Bring me Sunshine' by Morecambe and Wise.
Inheritance TracksAlex Jennings
Michael Peppiatt's account of his 30-year friendship with Francis Bacon.
Michael Peppiatt - Francis Bacon in Your Blood: Omnibus
The famous naturalist muses on the largest known egg laid by a giant bird on Madagascar.
David Attenborough's Life StoriesGiant Birds
Guy Raz investigates the inner architecture of living systems.
TED Radio HourGetting Organised
From 10pm until midnight every day, The Comedy Club brings you the best in contemporary comedy.
4 Extra presents a second series of radio programmes inspired by talks given on the TED (Technology Education and Design) stage.
A selection of programmes celebrating the 125th anniversary of the birth of The Queen of Crime.