with the Saturday Show featuring the Spinners.
A six-part series by Paul Mayhew-Archer , starring
John Gordon-Sinclair , Gary Waldhorn and Gina McKee.
3: The Police Farce.
Producer Diane Messias
Comics on Song
Syd and Eddie have a field day discovering some of the terribly bad and occasional good records their colleagues have made over the years. Producer Sonia Beldom
Danny Street with the BBC Big Band conducted by Pete Moore , with Angela Christian. On record, Kiri Te Kanawa.
The Comedian's Comedian
Mike Craig joins over devoted fans of Jimmy James at the famous City Varieties, Leeds, for a centenary celebration of one of the country's funniest comedians. With Roy Castle , Eli Woods and James Casey. Producer Mike Craig
with a movie quiz and review of the year. Producer Barry Littlechild
with New Country
A Smooth Operations production
Highlights of an anniversary concert at the Barbican,
London. Introduced by the King's Singers, with the National Youth Choir and the Girl Choristers of Salisbury Cathedral.
with more Latin rhythms. A Ray Harvey production
Over a century of American music is celebrated and performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes, at the BBC studios, Maida Vale, London. Introduced by Gerard Kenny. Including music from
Bernstein's West Side
Story, Gottschalk's First Symphony and Barber's Adagio for Strings.
Including at 8.20-8.40 Barbershop Serenade with Freddie Williams and the Square Pegs. Producer Tim McDonald
presents Easy Does It The second part of a concert from Marlowe
Theatre, Canterbury, featuring the BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie , with singer Danny Street. (In association with the Royal Mail)
Sheridan Morley looks back at the arts scene of 1993.
Seasonal readings and music from the gallery of historic Hagley Hall.
(For more details see Christmas Day,
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought
with the Sunday Show
Christmas dedications and a party atmosphere in the company of the Spinners.