plus today, your legal problems answered by Bill Thomas
'Sport is an expression of the barbarian temperament.'
(THORSTEIN VEBLEN, author, 1893)
And how true that is today with four top athletes battling on Centre Court for the privilege of playing in the 100th Men's Final on Sunday.
Will the sequence of an unseeded player in the semi-finals continue for the tenth year running?
Tony Adamson has the answers. Test cricket and other sports news on the hour with a comprehensive round-up at 6.45
A fine balance of vinyl and hot air, with a retort or two for good measure. A chance to filter through the ether with your hypothesis on the Mystery Voice. And for homework a final Friday thought: 'No one steals from an ivory tower - it's too high for lootin.' Producers PHIL HUGHES , CAROLYN SMYTH and ANDY WILSON
says Thanks for the Memory Producer PETER HOARE
direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Special American guest conductor Skitch Henderson guides the BBC Radio Orchestra, leader MICHAEL TOMALIN , through a musical tribute to the New World on Independence Day. Philip Martin is the soloist in Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Variations on I Got Rhythm Plus the best of Richard Rodgers , Jerome Kern , Harold Arlen and John Philip Sousa and more Gershwin in the form of his Cuban Overture and An American in Paris
Presented by Gayle Hunnicutt Producer TIM MCDONALD
(In association with Raymond GubbayLtd )
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Mark Steyn suggests some patriotic alternatives to The Star-Spangled Banner
Presented by Nigel Ogden Producer PETER PILBEAM BBC Manchester
with the LANGHAM ORCHESTRA conducted by KENNETH ALWYN leader JACK ROTHSTEIN
Producer CHARLES CLARK MAXWELL
starring Bernie Clifton with Pat Mooney
Tony Peers , Caroline Turner and on this final show of the series, the Derbyshire lady who married her husband for the company, and then found out he didn't own one.
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
unfurls the Stars and Stripes to celebrate the Fourth of July and the great American weekend. Richard Lewis advises on new albums. Sarah Broadhurst thumbs through the latest paperbacks - and are you making the most of your barbecue?
Producer STUART HOBDAY BBC Bristol
The Weekend Early Show Singer of the day: KEN barrie
Producers MEL HOUSE. GRAHAM PASS