Awake and alert! With news, sport, travel, weather and music for a Great British Breakfast.
9.15 Pause For Thought
with dedications and requests.
Including at 10.00 an hour of gold with Pick of the Hits.
talks to the people who make the news. Plus today: your legal questions answered.
prepares you for the weekend with music from
40 years of number one hits and at 2.30 the star guest interview.
Richard Stilgoe takes an off-beat musical meander through everything from pop to rock and jazz to classical in this tuneful quiz.
Regular team captains: Rod Argent and Nichola McAuliffe.
This week's guests are John Altman and Marti Webb.
Producer Andy Aliffe
Live from the Hippodrome, Golders Green.
Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra led by Martin Loveday.
Friday Night's Star
Singers Susan Bullock and Bonaventura Bottone , with Serenata Voices directed by David Beavan.
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
... at the piano. Producer Alan Boyd
Roy Newsome presents highlights from last
Saturday's Boosey and Hawkes National Brass
Band Championships and Gala Concert, including the winning performance of The New Jerusalem by Philip Wilby. The concert includes the John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band conducted by James Watson , and European champions Britannia Building Society Band conducted by Howard Snell. Producer Bob McDowall
Tony Staveacre samples the Cheltenham Literature
Festival and talks to
Eleanor Bron about wives and mistresses, Fay Weldon on therapy,
Martha Gellhom on war, Douglas Adams on environment,
Beryl Bainbridge on the surreal and P Kavanagh on conservation.
Linda McCartney looks back at the 60s with an exhibition of her photographs. And Bristol Old Vic daringly marks its 50th anniversary with a premiere by Asian theatre company Tamasha. Producer Stuart Hobday
Digby Fairweather presents the BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie.
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Jenny Nemko.
The Early Show
Producers Roger Bowman and Keith Loxam