2/2 What is Rama's secret? And why, years on, has the Commander never spoken of what he found?
Titters galore with Frankie's star guests Sweet Substitute, Charlie Chester and Les Dennis
A young woman experiences the corrosive impact of tabloid journalism.
1/3 As a radical American preacher faces threats, DI Gwen Danbury gets unexpected help.
A theft at an Edwardian naval school sparks reverberations at the House of Commons.
3/6 Childhood memories of competitive parenting and imagining life as ruler of the world.
War, traffic accidents and unexpected house purchases in the letters of the Churchills.
4/5 Charlie Connelly visits the centre of Irish emigration and cycles the TT course.
2/6 Arthur steps in to play a prominent role in Lord and Lady Preston's murder mystery.
Cat burglar Fingers Fogerty pays the comedian an unwelcome visit.
The cheeky schoolboy causes chaos when his teacher sends him reptile hunting.
2/2 Toad is offered an escape route by a washer-woman and her niece. With Richard Briers.
Handel and Elvis - the castaway choices of versatile actress Imelda Staunton.
Malcolm wants to sell the paper mill, but his Aunt Emmie declares "Over my dead body!".
6/8 Author Christopher Brookmyre is joined by comedy innovator Alex Horne.
The creator of longest running strip 'Bristow' is celebrated by fellow cartoonists.
Suave sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey probes the mystery of a corpse in a Battersea bathtub.
Mel's favourite bits from this week's programmes.
1/10 Arthur Askey reads the hilarious, nostalgic, witty and occasionally sad story of his life.
2/4 The time travellers learn more about the base's crew and the planet's only species.
1/4 Malcolm Holmes is drawn back into the murky world of espionage from beyond the grave.
4/7 George Cragge grabs headlines, as the plot to overthrow the BBC Director General grows.
5/6 Justin Edwards and the team tastefully make fun of the news from the last seven days.
4/4 The sporting legend tries to gauge the English team's success in his own murky way.
Monday 22 October 2012