with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.
With Robert Beattie.
News, travel, weather and some of the greatest hits of all time.
With the Rev John Newbury.
with hits, new releases and timeless classic tracks.
Talking to the people who make the news. Plus legal questions answered.
hosts your late lunch and early afternoon entertainment.
Including the final two contestants of the general-knowledge Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.
Including the Mystery Voice competition and at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend sporting action.
Alan Titchmarsh concludes his exploration of the UK's amateur arts scene. He meets clarsach players from all over Scotland. The clarsach is the Scottish harp which dates back to
600 AD and is now gaining in popularity all over the UK. Alan Titchmarsh also meets writers from the Shankhill Road in Belfast and hears the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus whose amateur members work amicably alongside the city's professional CBSO.
Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , in a concert from the Guild Hall,
Preston, with guest singers Rosalind Sutherland ,
Bonaventura Bottone and Vince Hill , and the BNFL
Band, conducted by Richard Evans. Introduced by Robin Boyle.
Concert given in association with Preston Borough Council Producer Alan Boyd
At 8.20, during the interval, Frank Renton looks at the current state of the brass band scene. Has it had its heyday, or is the best yet to come?
Producer Elizabeth Funning
Frank Renton 's studio guests this week are the Wingates Band conducted by Duncan Beckley.
with the Radio 2 Arts
In an edition from
Mitchell visits the launch of the town's new Theatre-in-the-Round. He also discusses with its creators, Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew Lloyd Webber , the theatre's opening production - a complete reworking of By Jeeves, a musical they wrote together 20 years ago. There's music from the show, as well as a live set from local good-time band, Hamp's Tramps. Producer Geoff Sargieson
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Patrick Forbes.
A bright blend of music and chat to start the weekend. A Robin Quinn production