tries to find your stolen car plus news of the 1986 Oscar awards, announced in Hollywood this morning. Film journalist Roy Pickard is in the studio to add some perspective to the news as it arrives.
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How safe from a break-in is your home? Derek visits a typical suburban house in the company of an expert, and offers some practical advice on keeping the burglar out.
with Crimecheck information and a 'stolen car' update
plus, today, Dr Bill Dolman
Gloria visits the world's most famous police force headquarters, where the battle against crime is waged 24 hours a day. She looks at all the latest technology and techniques that the police are using today and talks to people involved both on the front line and behind the scenes.
including at 6.45 on MWonly
Sport and Classified Results
An alphabetical survey of classic jazz in 26 parts, featuring original recordings in high quality stereo sound
13: 'K' is for Freddy Keppard and Gene Krupa. while 'L' gives the contrasting guitar styles of Eddie Lang and Bobby Leecan , trumpeter Tommy Ladnier and the Jimmie Lunceford
Orchestra at the height of its powers.
(A digital recording from Vintage Productions of Sydney, Australia)
BBC Radio Orchestra leader Michael TOMALIN conducted this week by Ray Davies , and featuring guest vocalist Jan Lesley.
Also on hand to keep the music flowing is
Dave Shepherd (clarinet) with the Serendipity Strings and the David Francis Sound of Strings
Plus, of course, a few classic album tracks
Producer GRAHAM BELCHERE
Join the full house at
Theatre, where Alan Sykes raises the curtain on another concert of big band classics from the superb
Syd Lawrence Orchestra. Producer DAVE SHANNON BBC Manchester (R)
Tony Peers chalks up another four contestants in the general knowledge quiz.
Jumping to the head of the cue tonight are Alan Titchmarsh , Lesley Judd , Annie McKie and Peter Purves.
Devised by JOHN LANGDON Compiled by JON LEA Producer ANDY ALIFFE
Keith Fordyce puts the general knowledge questions in this knock-out quiz between teams drawn from the National Federation of Women's
Institutes and the National
Union of Townswomen's Guilds throughout Great Britain. Round 2: Birmingham Northern Ireland
Townswomen's Guilds v Clwyd-Denbigh
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL
presents Round Midnight, with guests involved in portraying the detection of crime as part of Radio 2's Crimecheck week.