The late author of speculative fiction reveals his perspective on the world and the media.
As a beautiful woman picks its last apple, a dying ancient tree is determined to survive.
From Robeson to Mendelssohn, writer Christabel Bielenberg shares her castaway choices.
With his parents' transatlantic marriage at risk, how will eight-year-old Harry cope?
From Take It From Here to Terry and June, the actress reminisces about her career.
Actor Martin Reeve explores the history and tenacious survival of the Punch and Judy show.
Chaos strikes village shopkeepers Gert and Daisy over a troublesome tree.
The Edinburgh sleuth is forced to investigate a series of ritualistic wine-cellar murders.
Terry Deary's gory and gruesome guide to vile Victorian life and death. Death, mainly.
2/6 Another mysterious death causes Health and Safety executive Simon to consider cruets.
5/6 Knowing the general was poisoned, Lord Peter Wimsey probes Miss Dorland's hobby.
3/6 Daniel and Lucy's plans for a quiet weekend are hit by a stream of unplanned visitors.
4/6 With Graham Norton, Kevin Eldon, Pam Ayres and Paul Merton. Nicholas Parsons hosts.
11/13 It's Kenneth Horne to the rescue in The Gaylords, plus bona beats from Julian and Sandy.
4/12 Lawyer Roger tries to defend a prisoner overly fond of life behind bars.
4/6 Arthur and his best pal Barry Cryer lose their tickets for a Hammer Horror convention.
1/4 Sarah's first experience of internet dating proves hugely embarrassing.
1/2 Ignoring his family's advice, the castaway ends up shipwrecked and arrives on an island.
3/3 by Adam Thorpe. Alone in the playground, Howad hears something make a squeaking noise.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
1/20 Dorothea Brooke yearns to right society's wrongs in 1830s England, and Dr Lydgate arrives.
3/10 When Al Jolson sang for his 'mammy' in 1927, a new age of dreaming and illusion was born.
6/10 Hope Clearwater stands by her belief about chimps, but her boss threatens the sack.
1/5 The world of wireless, from wedding tales on Virgin to honour killings on Asian Network.
Mel presents a new story - Terry Pratchett's A Hat Full of Sky, read by Shirley Henderson.
4/4 The Italian priest turns detective to identify the murderer of a fascist.
6/6 Notting Hill's Carnival sees the potential end of the worlds and new weirdness.
1/4 Malcolm Holmes is drawn back into the murky world of espionage from beyond the grave.
5/6 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the comic run through the week's news.
5/6 The sketch team cross the English Channel for a French link-up. From February 1991.
Tuesday 18 June 2013