with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of what's happening in the morning's newspapers.
With Gerry O'Collins SJ.
News, travel, weather and some of the greatest hits.
With Brian D'Arcy
Dedications and requests. Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.
Talking to the people who make the news. Plus legal questions answered.
A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views and comments. Plus regular features.
Including the final of the Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.
Including at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend sporting action.
Martyn Lewis presents the nostagia-based quiz show which raids the radio archives. Martyin is joined by John Walters and Gloria Hunniford , Bob Mills and Nina Myskow , who will be answering questions about anything and everything that happened on 8 December in years gone by. A Mentom Radio production
Sutherland conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday. Tonight's guest singers are Anita Harris and Mark Wynter , with the BBC Big Band, directed by Barry Forgie , the combined voices of Coloma
Girls and Trinity Boys Choirs, and featuring Radio 2's
John Marsh at the Fairfield
Organ. With Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
Given in association with Fairfield, Croydon
At 8.20, during the interval, excerpts from a recital given by Radio 2 Young Musician 1995, alto saxophonist
Andrew McNeill. Introduced by Leonard Pearcey. Producer Roy Oakshott
Frank Renton presents a session from the Enfield
Citadel Band of the Salvation Army, conducted by James Williams.
Christopher South says that people fill their lives with art without realising it. He's toured the Fens to find promoters of graffiti, decorators of horses' bottoms, crash-helmet painters and graveyard creatives. Why would folk who consider poetry stuck-up think nothing of writing memoriam doggerel in newspapers? Why does a milkman get his message over better in rhyme?
A Neil Walker and Les Woodland production
with Jazz Notes
A profile of the worker of recording miracles, John R T Davies. Revised repeat
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought
With the Rev Ruth Scott.
"My show will reflect the musical heritage of my homeground and hopefully bring a warm Yorkshire slant to the Radio 2 repertoire.* Huddersfield broadcaster Liz Green , Sony Award Regional Presenter of the Year 1995, debuts on Radio 2 and will be sharing her wisdom with listeners for the next eight weeks.
A Unique Broadcasting production